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'Star Wars' Spinoffs Will Make Lucasfilm Even Bigger for Disney

Disney CEO Robert Iger told CNBC on Tuesday that his company didn't shell out $4 billion to buy Lucasfilm to merely put out a new "Stars Wars" movie every other year: Disney is also working on other theatrical properties based on "Star Wars" characters.

Are Comic Books a Smart Investment?

Rising enthusiasm for comic books has led some to view them as an investment like rare baseball cards or stamps. There's good reason for this: History shows that hard-to-find comics can command huge sums. But should you put your money in the hands of superheroes?

Beyond Batman: Who Will Be the Next Multiplex Superhero?

Between Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise and the Harry Potter series, Time Warner raked in more than $9 billion in box office receipts over the past decade. After "The Dark Knight Rises" ends its run, what hero will save movie theaters from the attack of the red ink?

What to Watch this Week: Electric Cars, Earnings and Eccentrics

What will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street? Video game companies will let us know the score; satellite TV providers will give us a signal; Tesla and Priceline are traveling forward; and Johnny Depp and Tim Burton could put some teeth in the year's box office numbers.