Six Brands That Have Gotten a Second Chance

These consumer brands were all dominant players at some time in the past 50 years, then lost their place almost completely. They later were revived and are now profitable and healthy again. Some, like Apple and Marvel, in fact, are the leaders in their industries.

Marvel May Kill Off At Least One 'Spider-Man'

Marvel Entertainment plans to unveil a new storyline in February titled "Death of Spider-Man," implying that at least one version of the popular 48-year-old character will be killed off.