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Why Disney Needs To Rebrand

When I found out that Disney had acquired Marvel and subsequently LucasFilm, my two favourite sci-fi establishments, I found my reaction interesting. Not interesting like I’d write a book on it, but interesting like I’d write an article on it. 

My reactions, both times, were rather negative even though they were 4 years apart. I’m not ashamed, it’s the same way that I wasn’t ridiculously happy when a female Doctor was announced recently for Doctor Who. It’s just that fear of something having been so consistent for so many years changing at the hands of a different boss. It doesn’t make me a bad person, it was just an involuntary reaction to all three situations.

It turns out I don’t like the idea of change, and I’m totally okay with that. However, focusing now on the Disney properties rather than the female Doctor, the acquisition of Marvel and LucasFilm and my subsequent reaction made me think about why I felt the way I did, and I realised it was because I had personal gripes with …