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Marvel's Phase 1 & 2 - A Look Back

 

With Guardians of the Galaxy setting box office records, Marvel Studios has rightly decided to reminds us all how they made it this far. At the end of the day, Marvel films are taking the best from 75+ years of comic book stories.  With that much material to draw from, you can do great things.  The company's success does go beyond having a deep history to exploit. In the end, Marvel's style differs from DC in an essential manner. While DC offers a pantheon acting as heroes (think Greek gods), Marvel has always been about real people rising to face a challenge.  It is a easier and more accessible story to tell.

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