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Netflix doesn’t want to be a better streaming service — it wants to be Disney

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The announcements came like a one-two punch. On Monday, Netflix announced it was acquiring Millarworld, the comic book label run by Wanted and Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar. The move would give the streaming service its own line of comic books to own and adapt, offering Reed Hastings’ company plenty of fodder as it continues to invest in original movies and television shows. Then on Tuesday, Disney delivered what could only be perceived as a fierce punch back: it will end its distribution deal with Netflix in 2019, launching its own standalone subscription service instead.

Disney’s deal has no doubt been in the works for months, but the timing seemed particularly pointed — especially since Disney’s press release touting its streaming…

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