Marvel nominated in 6th Annual Prism Awards

Official Press Release

Hey, True Believer!

The gang in the Bullpen has just learned that the Entertainment IndustriesCouncil, 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 covetedCrystal Commendation!

The 6th Annual PRISM Awards, which is presented in partnership with TheRobert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute on DrugAbuse/National Institutes of Health, is the entertainment industry's annualawards honoring the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use andaddiction in movies, television, video music, interactive and comic bookentertainment. Fifty-six nominees were selected from among a total of 236submissions.

For "Comic Book Issue or Multi-Issue Storyline," the nominees -- which areall Marvel titles -- include ALIAS #1, IRON MAN (vol. 1) #39 - #40, andX-FORCE #116 - #120. Nominees from other categories include Blow by New LineCinema, The West Wing by Warner Brothers, NYPD Blue by ABC, Dateline by NBCand CNN Presents.

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

'Nuff Said!

Bill Rosemann

Marketing Communications Manager

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