Marvel Comics is the brand name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic book and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide's parent company. Marvel counts among its characters such well-known superheroes as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Captain America, and Wolverine.
Marvel's contribution to the James Bond franchise began in 1981, with the publishing of a two-issue adaptation of the film, For Your Eyes Only (which was also published in a single-issue magazine edition and a paperback release). They subsequently adapted the 1983 film, Octopussy, in magazine format. Nine years later, the children's animated television spin-off, James Bond Jr., had a limited 12 issue run with Marvel Comics spanning from January 1992 to December 1992.
- Robert G. Weiner. The Adventures of James Bond Jr., Sequential Art, and a 12-Issue Marvel Comics Series. Texas Tech University. Archived from the original on 26 Mar 2014.
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