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2009-10-26 08:13:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aniboom, the world's first virtual animation studio, announced today that 5 finalists have been selected for the motion comic competition in partnership with Marvel Entertainment, one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies. A staggering number of original motion comics -- more than 10 hours in total -- were submitted in a 6 week period from Aniboom's community of nearly 8,000 animators from across the globe. Marvel's blue...

2009-09-29 11:01:00

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, September 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playtech (AIM: PTEC), the international designer, developer and licensor of software to the online and land-based gaming industry, is happy to announce the release of the first two of a long series of exciting new slots - "Iron Man" and "The Incredible Hulk". These are the first games in the Marvel Slots Series a thrilling new collection of dynamic slots based on Marvel's movies that are to be offered by Playtech in the coming...

2009-09-15 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The sequel to the greatest Super Hero(TM) action/RPG ever heads to retail stores today with the release of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). Players will have the chance to experience Marvel's landmark Civil War storyline first hand, as they fight for their chosen side in the battle over the Superhuman Registration Act. In control of the largest army of heroes and villains ever featured in...

2009-09-08 13:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Vringo, the next-generation ringtone pioneer, and Marvel Entertainment have announced a collaboration to create and distribute mobile videos and video ringtones based on Marvel's legendary library of Super Heroes. The project kicks off today with the U.S. launch of a storefront and Web-based editing platform (http://vringo.marvel.com) dedicated to letting fans purchase ready-made mobile clips and even create their own from the Marvel archives. (Logo:...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

New collections to feature Marvel's legendary characters from upcoming films, including Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers ST. LOUIS and NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE: BWS)(www.brownshoe.com) and Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: MVL), a global character-based entertainment licensing company celebrating the 70th anniversary of its founding in 1939, have entered into a new license agreement to bring characters from Marvel's upcoming...

2009-05-07 08:07:00

ROCK HILL, S.C., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Springs Creative Products Group, LLC today announced that the company has entered into a licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment, Inc. for the Spider-Man brand. This agreement will allow Springs Creative Products Group, LLC to incorporate Spider-Man and the classic characters from the Spider-Man comic book series - including Black Cat, Electro, Doctor Octopus, Green Goblin and Rhino - into their lines of retail fabrics and...

2009-05-01 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The X-Men's fiercest hero digs his claws into retail stores globally with the release of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine(TM) video game from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Marvel (NYSE: MVL). Developed by critically acclaimed studio Raven Software, the game allows players to harness Wolverine's brute strength, regenerative mutant abilities, and indestructible adamantium claws as they battle powerful forces and uncover the...

2009-02-26 15:23:00

Global Promotion Kicks Off on February 27 CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television and Marvel Entertainment join forces with McDonald's with a specially branded Happy Meal program based on the animated series "The Spectacular Spider-Man," which will be available for an exciting four-week period (February 27-March 26) at participating restaurants in the United States while supplies last. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080424/LATH509LOGO) "The...

2009-01-05 11:37:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicktoons Network, the fastest growing kids' network, introduces Wolverine and the X-Men, the new action-packed animated series based on Marvel's ever popular Super Heroes. Produced by Marvel Animation, the new 26-episode, half-hour series follows Wolverine as he reunites the X-Men in an attempt to save the world. The adventure begins with two back-to-back episodes Friday, Jan. 23, from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. (ET). The new series builds on Marvel's rich...

2008-12-09 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has released new details on X-Men Origins: Wolverine, whose titular hero is one of the most popular Marvel characters of all time. The video game, scheduled for release in May 2009, coincides with the global debut of Twentieth Century Fox's release of its feature film, X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, which is also based on the famous Marvel character. From the award-winning studio Raven...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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