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Friday, August 24, 2012

Marvel Comics

My favorite comic book company!!

Marvel Comics
-American company that makes ocmic books
-Started in 1939 as Timely Publications
-By the 1950s, had become known as Atlas Comics
-By 1961, had launched the Fantastic Four and other comics created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and others.
-Marvel has many well known varieties, such as:
1. Spider-Man. Reporter for The Daily Bugle named Peter Parker
2. The X-Men
3. The Fantastic Four
4. Iron Man. Industrialist named Tony Stark

5. The Hulk. Scientist named Bruce Banner

6. Captain America

7. Daredevil. Blind lawyer named Matt Murdoch

Villains such as:
1. Doctor Doom

2. Galactus
3. The Red Skull
4. Magneto. Concentration camp mutant named ERic Lensherr

5. The Green Goblin. Industrialist named Norman Osbourne

-And most of the time, the comics take place in either Chicago, New York or Los Angeles, but they have a different name.

-In 1939, Marvel Comics #1 came out, with The Human Torch on the front of it.

-In March 1941, Jack Kirby helped to create Marvel's first patriotic superhero, Captain America. He appeared in Captain America Comics #1
-In Nov. 1961, The Fantastic Four made it's debut, called The Fantastic Four #1

-In the 1980s, Marvel's Secret Wars came out, which did good for kids, introducing them to other superheroes
-In the 1990s, Marvel launched the Spider-Man 2099 series, which took place in the future

List of films based on Marvel Comics
-The Punisher 1989
-Blade 1998
-X-Men 2000
-Blade II, Spider-Man 2002
-Daredevil, X2, Hulk, 2003
-The Punisher, Blade: Trinity, Spider-Man 2 2004
-Elektra, Fantastic Four 2005
-X-Men: The Last Stand 2006
-Ghost Rider, Spider-Man 3, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 2007
-Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Punisher: War Zone 2008
-X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009
-Iron Man 2 2010
-Thor, X-Men: First Class, and Captain America: The First Avenger 2011
-Ghost Rider: The Spirit of Vengeance, Marvel's The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man 2012
Iron Man 3, Wolverine, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers 2 2013

List of TV shows about Marvel Comics
-Spider-Man 1994-1999
-Fantastic Four 1967-1968
-The Incredible Hulk 1982-1983
-X-Men 1992-1997
-X-Men: Evolution 2000-2003

List of video games about Marvel Comics
FYI, the ones in bold lettering, I have at home
-Spider-Man 2000, PlayStation
-Spider-Man 2002, PlayStation2
-X2: Wolverine's Revenge, 2003, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox
-The Punisher, 2005, PlayStation 2(I have this game)
-X-Men: The Official Game, 2006, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox, XBox 360(I have this game too!)
-Fantastic Four, 2005, PlayStation 2, XBox (I have this game too!)

1 comment:

  1. I am a major Marvel nerd! :D My favorite is The Avengers, have you seen it yet? Great post. :)