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    RiderJones

    Dark Avengers Idea!!

    October 31, 2014 by RiderJones

    It has been years since I've been here in this wiki, but anyway, I just got to thinking of a hypothetical superhero team. Originally, I had this idea in mind but eventually forgot about it with so much getting in the way. Now, after playing some LMS…

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    Gemnist

    2015 Teasers

    October 30, 2014 by Gemnist

    Marvel has been doing some crazy stuff these past several weeks. Beyond a bajillion movie reveals, there have also been a number of comics announcements. Many of these come in the form of teasers intended to be released next summer. It's anyone's gu…

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    Nurdboy42

    Am I still blocked?

    October 30, 2014 by Nurdboy42

    To whichever Wikia staff is reading this I am just asking for confirmation that my block has expired. If it hasn't please do not take this as me trying to intentionally evade it. I am merely asking a question.

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    Spartian300

    I'm sure we have all seen the first clip for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now, basically, everyone is taking turns trying to lift Thor's hammer. Tony and James Rhodes fail, Natasha refuses, but Cap actually makes it budge. Why? We can see on Thor's face…

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    Gcheung28


    Season 2 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues with "A Fractured House"!

    In this episode, Hydra attacks the UN and Fitz and Simmons finally have a proper reunion. Other secrets were revealed when Coulson went to Senator Ward to convince him th…


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    Bhakta Kishor Behera

    Salutation

    October 29, 2014 by Bhakta Kishor Behera

    Hello friends !

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    XD1

    By now, I'm sure you've all heard of the big Phase Three announcement from Marvel Studios!

    Here are photos of today’s Marvel Studios Special Event at the El Capitan Theatre - direct from Walt Disney Studios Publicity!




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    ADour


    Right now, a special event is being held by Marvel Studios at El Captain Theater. (You can see a live feed of the events here) And one of their hosts, Kevin Fiege was right about one thing he said. They were Comic-Con level news.

    Here's a list of the…


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    Gcheung28

    After getting the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer early last week, we asked YOU to help us spot interesting things in the trailer that might be important in the movie or indicators of things to come! We've compiled your clues into a video, so check o…

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    JackalsIII

    shadowandlfamewithmagik.com

    My daily blog where I post about Kitty Pryde, Lockheed and Magik. I also cover various other topics but those three are the main focus.

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The Marvel Logo Comics Story

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Marvel Comics began life as "Timely Publications" in 1939, with comic books featuring Captain America, Namor the Sub-Mariner and the original Human Torch. Legendary comics writer Stan Lee was hired as an office assistant in 1939. Within two years, the 19-year-old Lee was promoted to editor of the Marvel Comics line, a post that he would keep until 1972.

Everything changed in 1961, when Lee and artist Jack Kirby created The Fantastic Four -- a new style of superhero comic that focused on the characters' internal drama as well as their heroic adventures. The style was a huge success, and the Lee/Kirby team went on to create the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, the Mighty Thor, the X-Men and the Avengers. The prolific Lee worked with artist Steve Ditko to create one of Marvel's greatest success stories, Spider-Man. Stan Lee's Marvel revolution extended beyond the characters and storylines to the way in which comic books engaged the readership and built a sense of community between fans and creators.

The Marvel Universe

Today, Marvel has broken the barrier of comics, attracting new fans thanks to their notorious presence in animated series, video games and movies, of which Marvel's heroes are blockbuster stars, with Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and the Avengers becoming regular features of the summer movie season.

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