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LordOfLore
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(10-06-2017, 07:26 PM)
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BC link.

Marvel has found a new partner in the world’s fifth-largest defense contractor, Northrop Grumman.

What the fresh hell is this, you ask? Marvel announced on Twitter that they’re teaming up with Northrop Grumman, an arms manufacturer with over 20 billion dollars in revenue a year.

We understand this isn’t a new comic book, but rather some kind of event at the booth.

Responses were mixed, with some questioning the morality of the decision.

Northrop Grumman are thrilled by the prospect, having redecorated their Twitter page to celebrate the companies joining forces.

While it might seem like an odd pairing, an ostensibly left-leaning publishers of superhero funny books teaming up with a maker of weapons, it’s not all that strange if you really think about it. After all, Marvel Chairman Ike Perlmutter, is a longtime friend of Donald Trump and serves as an official advisor to the president of the United States. And who has waged more war than the good ol’ U.S. of A?

We’ve reached out to Marvel for comment, and we’ll be sure to send someone by Marvel’s booth at 3 p.m. Saturday to find out what this is all about.

Guess it’s Punisher related?
Maledict
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
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I mean, their own movies say this is bad!
JCHandsom
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
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One step forward with the pullback on the Punisher at the con

Two steps back with this
GringoSuave89
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
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Ffs Marvel...
Sephzilla
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
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The fuck, Marvel
BigJonsson
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
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Uhhhh what
Beer Monkey
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(10-06-2017, 07:27 PM)
Hail Hydra.
Chmpocalypse
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(10-06-2017, 07:28 PM)
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Gross
BrokenFiction
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(10-06-2017, 07:28 PM)
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Perlmutter Strikes Again
neoanarch
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(10-06-2017, 07:29 PM)
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Like the article says Ike is a piece of shit. So not surprised.
badcrumble
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(10-06-2017, 07:29 PM)
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can anyone remind me what the moral of the very first movie in the marvel cinematic universe was as far as arms sales is concerned

i forget
Rvaan
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(10-06-2017, 07:29 PM)
You hold back Punisher but not this? WTF are you thinking?
Nokagi
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(10-06-2017, 07:29 PM)
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Uhhhh.... what are you doing Marvel?
Impeccable
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(10-06-2017, 07:29 PM)
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Pulled Punisher though, lol
DeathyBoy
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(10-06-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by badcrumble

can anyone remind me what the moral of the very first movie in the marvel cinematic universe was as far as arms sales is concerned

i forget

I mean Tony's forgotten too...
Busty
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(10-06-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Perlmutter has straight up lost his mind.

I feel sorry for Jon Bernthal, he's going to be the face they put to all this madness.
Anoregon
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(10-06-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Oh no, baby what! Is you doing??
jett
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(10-06-2017, 07:30 PM)
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Dark_3nergy
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(10-06-2017, 07:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by BrokenFiction

Perlmutter Strikes Again

Yup
The Kree
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(10-06-2017, 07:31 PM)
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Alienous
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(10-06-2017, 07:31 PM)
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They can't be that strapped for cash. Why?
cdyhybrid
(10-06-2017, 07:31 PM)
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Bad look
Juneau Joe
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(10-06-2017, 07:32 PM)
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That's, um...strange.
Zomba13
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(10-06-2017, 07:32 PM)
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Fucking disgusting.
LionPride
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(10-06-2017, 07:32 PM)
Interesting
kirblar
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(10-06-2017, 07:32 PM)
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Well, this is f'ing weird. (and yeah we know who to likely blame)
Zap Rowsdower
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(10-06-2017, 07:32 PM)
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I'm starting to get the feeling that we aren't going to get the Punisher MAX-esque nuance that a Punisher show really needs.
ZeoVGM
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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Incredibly stupid decision. Who gave the okay on this?
Burt
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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Actual Iron Man suit
Gaius Cassius
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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They mostly make planes and military bombers. I'd be fucking stoked if they made a plane similar to the Agents of Shields plane or something, even if it was just a fake mock up for show.
Vilix
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by jett

"Here's to peace."
RubberJohnny
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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Disney partnering with the military? Never
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(10-06-2017, 07:33 PM)
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GraveRobberX
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(10-06-2017, 07:34 PM)
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Does Disney the parent company want to be associated with this?

I know Money before everything, but I think Disney must be going, Da Fuck is Marvel doing?
DeathyBoy
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(10-06-2017, 07:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by GraveRobberX

Does Disney the parent company want to be associated with this?

I know Money before everything, but I think Disney must be going, Da Fuck is Marvel doing?

Disney is Cap, Ike is Tony.
Palette Swap
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(10-06-2017, 07:35 PM)
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Funny books meet merchants of death. Eew.
Mortemis
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(10-06-2017, 07:35 PM)
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That's just gross. Smh
Zero-ELEC
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(10-06-2017, 07:36 PM)
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Ike...
Dark_3nergy
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(10-06-2017, 07:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by GraveRobberX

Does Disney the parent company want to be associated with this?

I know Money before everything, but I think Disney must be going, Da Fuck is Marvel doing?

I'm over here wondering if Disney even knew, if they did, they sure as hell would of put their foot down on this deal going through.
Username1198
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(10-06-2017, 07:36 PM)
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Wtf this is not cool
whyamihere
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(10-06-2017, 07:36 PM)
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????????
Green Mamba
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(10-06-2017, 07:36 PM)
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Iron Man's moral is literally about this kinda crap.
Trojita
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(10-06-2017, 07:37 PM)
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This is probably going to be an initiative about getting people into S.T.E.M.

Quote me when this is true.
CloudWolf
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(10-06-2017, 07:37 PM)
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Isn't the entire point of the first Iron Man film that selling weapons is not okay? Good job, Marvel.

Also, gotta love how in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting they (rightly) remove The Punisher promo from the Comic Con, yet they did think it was okay to still do this announcement.
Forward
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(10-06-2017, 07:38 PM)
Excelsior!
B-Dex
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(10-06-2017, 07:39 PM)
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Tempted to cancel some comic subscriptions.
Hjod
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(10-06-2017, 07:39 PM)
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Ewww, just eww.
jon bones
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(10-06-2017, 07:39 PM)
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who do i tweet my disguist to

thank god i dropped marvel after secret wars

dc rebirth all day
bigjeffery
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(10-06-2017, 07:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by CloudWolf

Isn't the entire point of the first Iron Man film that selling weapons is not okay? Good job, Marvel.

Also, gotta love how in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting they (rightly) remove The Punisher promo from the Comic Con, yet they did think it was okay to still do this announcement.

I mean, the point of the vast majority of the rest of the MCU movies is that violence solves everything so it's not that out of character lmao.

Originally Posted by Gaius Cassius

They mostly make planes and military bombers. I'd be fucking stoked if they made a plane similar to the Agents of Shields plane or something, even if it was just a fake mock up for show.

~~~the discourse~~~

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