Marvel Vs. DC

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The constant battle between our favorites has shown itself common now more than ever. Who do we like better? What do we like better? What is the absolute best? Are these questions necessary? No. But do they keep our lives interesting? Oh yes. In the spring of every year, there always seems to be a new superhero movie that debuts and leaves us on the edge of our seats, waiting for the next one. This year, we are being blessed with two movies, from two separate corporations, Marvel and DC; which leaves us with the question… Who did it better? Marvel, the home of multiple power groups (such as the Avengers, X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and the Guardians of the Galaxy), created and brought to life by the one and only Martin Goodman in the 1930s …show more content…

But are they really? Of course not. Regardless of how great the two corporations are, a decision on who is best must be made. And it is obvious that the throne belongs to DC. Marvel is an impeccable rival; however, it needs a little work in the areas of character fluidity and getting complete international attention. All around DC is intriguing to any fan of comics who watches. The background story of the characters emotionally traps readers and viewers alike, the influence of its characters on real life people is obvious through reviews and expectations, and the audience's intake around the world is more favorable towards DC. In fact, when just searching the word “superhero” on Google, the definition states “benevolent fictional character with superhuman powers, such as Superman”. It contains the most popular and best known DC character Superman! Taking the poll outside of my own personal opinion I asked a handful of people who they felt was the better company. A middle aged woman reported that “DC has won me over because the new Batman vs Superman movie made me cry!” A peer of mine suggests that Marvel is better due to the “looks of the characters and their charisma”. However, my favorite response (maybe because I am biased) “DC is better because the connection between the viewers and the characters is real. It’s just too real.” The intake of these responses only sealed my opinion in believing that DC …show more content…

Throughout the book there occurred eleven major battles in which one character from DC quarreled with one from Marvel (a thought-out matchup?). The scoreboard went back and forth on who had the lead until Storm brought it home for Marvel by beating… Wonder Woman? Obviously, there were some serious flaws in this book. But with all due respect, the creators chose their winner. However, we all know that comics do not rely simply on the fighting skills of the characters. If that was the case, we would all be addicted to wrestling and UFC

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