Marvel Music, Inc. is the music publishing entity of Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment. Originally founded as Mighty Marvel Music Corporation and Marvel Music Group, a music publisher in the 1980s, Marvel Music shared its name with a short-lived Marvel Comics imprint that lasted from 1994 to 1995. Reincorporated in 2005, the division holds the copyrights to Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation's music. Marvel Music works in conjunction with the Hollywood Records label of the Disney Music Group.
History [ edit ]
Mighty Group [ edit ]
Mighty Marvel Music Corporation and Marvel Music Group, Inc. (both incorporated on July 29, 1981 [1 ] ) were music publishing subsidiaries of [2 ] Marvel Entertainment Group that were retained by New World Entertainment when Marvel was sold to Andrews Group in 1989. and were with New World when they were sold to Fox. [3 ] [4 ]
Comic imprint [ edit ]
Marvel Music was a short-lived Marvel Comics imprint published in 1994 –1995 [5 ] [, created by Music Industry veteran Mike Warlow with Editor ] citation needed Mort Todd. These comics featured the life stories of famous musicians and bands, some being closely biographical while others were only loosely based on fact. [5 ]
The imprint was launched with Alice Cooper's "The Last Temptation" in June 1994.
#1-3 (1994–1995) Bob Marley: Tale Of The Tuff Gong [ ] citation needed
#1-3, by Alice Cooper: The Last Temptation Neil Gaiman and [5 ] Michael Zulli [, with Alice Cooper (1994) — based on the ] citation needed Last Temptation album by Alice Cooper
The Compleat Alice Cooper: Incorporating the Three Acts of Alice Cooper, The Last Temptation, by Neil Gaiman; Michael Zulli; Alice Cooper (1995)
Break The Chain, based on the life of KRS-One — issue #1 included a Rap music audio cassette reading of the comic (1994)
, by Woodstock, 1969-1994 Mort Todd and Charles Schneider, illustrated by Pat Redding (1994) ISBN 0-7851-0075-X
, by Marty Stuart: Marty Party In Space Marty Stuart, Paul S. Newman, and Pat Boyette (1995)
, by Billy Ray Cyrus Paul S. Newman, Dan Barry, and Gail Beckett (1995)
, by Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Dave McKean (1995)
Onyx: Fight!", by Karl Bollers and Larry Lee (1995) [ ] citation needed
Current corporation [ edit ]
Marvel Music, Inc. was incorporated on September 9, 2005 to manage [6 ] Marvel Studios' and Marvel Animation's filmed music. It is currently part of the [7 ] Buena Vista Music Group and all Marvel Music Releases are managed by BVMG's Hollywood Records.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Entity Search: Marvel Music, Inc. file number 0919369". Department of State: Division of Corporations. State of Delaware . Retrieved 22 October 2011.
^ "Entity Search: Marvel Music, Inc. file number 0919368". Department of State: Division of Corporations. State of Delaware . Retrieved 22 October 2011.
^ "New World Entertainment Inc. Completes Sale of Marvel for $82.5 Million; Company Begins 1989 With Busy Schedule and Further Debt Reduction". PR Newswire. January 25, 1989 . Retrieved 4 October 2011.
^ "List of Principal Subsidiaries of the Company". Annual Report· Form 10-K · For 6/30/99. secinfo.com. p. 3 . Retrieved 22 October 2011.
^ a b c d e Considine, J.D. (July 10, 1994). "Comics That Rock -- It's Not The New Music Video - Yet - But The Comic Book Has Become A Hot Marketing Tool For Top Names In Rock,". The Baltimore Sun . Retrieved 4 October 2011.
^ "Entity Search: Marvel Music, Inc. file number 4034835". Department of State: Division of Corporations. State of Delaware . Retrieved 4 October 2011.
^ "Patrick Doyle Thor [B.O.F] , album, ecouter, CD, Music Story". Music Story . Retrieved 4 October 2011.
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