Over the last 5 years or so, comic book based films have exploded into the collective awareness of theater goers everywhere. By Batman and Superman, to anti-hero protagonists like The Punisher and Deadpool, these films are revolutionizing the concept of a personality”Universe” in which all the movies, heroes and villains, and settings occur within one giant world. It can be daunting to try and figure everything out but fortunately you can learn a lot through these 3 fundamental concepts. Here is the beginners guide to superhero films.
Start with Iron Man
Iron man begins the creation of the Marvel Universe in which you’re introduced to Tony Stark, the genius billionaire scientist who’s revolutionizing the army with the creation of his new weaponry. In this first film, you find the growth of Stark Industries as well as the creation of Iron Man. As the plot twists and turns between fighting terrorism on a global scale, betrayal within his own ranks, and battle with the government and other superhero organizations, you start to build the world and cities in which we find lots of the comic book stories.
After Iron Man 1 and 2, The Hulk, and Thor, You’re introduced to the concept of the Avengers with the introduction to Captain America in his first film. Steve Rogers, the main character, wants to do his duty and help America fight their war against the Nazis. He’s rejected over and over again until he is accepted into a super soldier program that turns him into Captain America. Leading the fight against the HYDRA corp, Captain America takes on evil and becomes the first Avenger in the series.
Guardians of the Galaxy
In 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy goes on to become a huge blockbuster hit. Incorporating many of new characters in the Marvel Universe, this film also expands the potential for worlds in addition to incorporates a new flavor of humor and brevity into it. It ties and links the world of Thor into other films and maintains several storylines from other films. With its humor, incredible weaponry, Palm Beach Raccoon Removal, jokes, and amazing soundtrack- Guardians of the Galaxy took the Universe into a whole different direction and thickness.
Not all Marvel story lines come in theater movies. Some became very popular series’ on internet movie streaming sites. Daredevil became an instant hit with its hard hitting plot lines, back stories, and fantastic acting. Taking place in new cities and enlarging the protagonists’ worlds and preferences, these different sets of series did a great job setting up for later movies.
Spider-Man Homecoming, although not the latest movie, seems to be the most recent concerning building the Marvel universe. Peter Parker is trying to utilize his new found spidey senses once and for all. However, with great power comes great responsibility and Peter begins to realize that being Spider-Man is more than just using your abilities, it requires maturity, self-control, discipline, and decision making skills that no mere teenager- regardless of super powers and capabilities- can make on their own.
If you love comic-book based movies, use this manual to get you watching in the appropriate order to maximize your understanding.