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Marvel nominated in 6th Annual Prism Awards

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Official Press Release

Hey, True Believer!

The gang in the Bullpen has just learned that the Entertainment Industries
Council, Inc. has announced the nominations for the 6th Annual PRISM Awards
— and for the third year in a row, mighty Marvel is up for the coveted
Crystal Commendation!

The 6th Annual PRISM Awards, which is presented in partnership with The
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute on Drug
Abuse/National Institutes of Health, is the entertainment industry’s annual
awards honoring the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and
addiction in movies, television, video music, interactive and comic book
entertainment. Fifty-six nominees were selected from among a total of 236
submissions.

For “Comic Book Issue or Multi-Issue Storyline,” the nominees — which are
all Marvel titles — include ALIAS #1, IRON MAN (vol. 1) #39 – #40, and
X-FORCE #116 – #120. Nominees from other categories include Blow by New Line
Cinema, The West Wing by Warner Brothers, NYPD Blue by ABC, Dateline by NBC
and CNN Presents.

The awards will be presented on May 9th, 2002 at CBS Television City and the
telecast will be distributed throughout the United States by Tribune
Entertainment. The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. is a non-profit
organization founded in 1983 by the entertainment industry to lead the
industry in bringing its power and influence to bear on health and social
issues. You can learn more information about the company and the PRISM
Awards at www.eiconline.org and www.prismawards.com. And you can learn more
about ALIAS, IRON MAN and X-FORCE at www.marvel.com.

‘Nuff Said!

Bill Rosemann

Marketing Communications Manager

Marvel Comics

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