Marvel vs Dc

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Raphael Louis C. Santiago EnglRes Comicbook Companies: Who is better? “It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a paper about the makers of them comic books! “ There’s no question that the battle between comic book companies will never end. But nothing stands out more than the feud between Marvel and DC. With both companies, having their ups and downs, we can only compare whose moment is now, and whose moment is coming. With character development and storylines are too opinionated to compare, like comparing an apple with an orange, we can only judge on who’s making more money. From a financial analyst’s standpoint, Marvel would be the clear winner. Marvel stocks have seen a huge increase in the past few years, after grossing millions…show more content…
Quantity wise, Marvel has more films than DC. If we were to count the number of movies that have been released to the public, there have been 3 Spiderman movies, 1 upcoming Spiderman reboot, 2 Fantastic Four films, and 3 X-Men films with 1 released stand alone film (Wolverine) and 1 upcoming prequel (X-Men: First Class). Comparing this to the number of DC films released since 2000, which includes Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Superman Returns, 1 upcoming Batman film and 1 Superman Reboot, Marvel still by far outnumbers DC even by the standard of the rules we set up. (If we were not to consider the rules, we would have to include the Iron Man series, the Hulk films as well as the upcoming Thor, Captain America, Avengers films and more. And these movies would only count those that are the most popular and haven 't even considered movies such as the Blade trilogy, the Punisher series, Daredevil, and many more. While DC has the Watchmen, Constantine, Catwoman and Green Lantern films, DC is still by far outnumbered by Marvel.) In terms of audience impact, it is safe to say that Marvel films are more successful than DC films. In a survey consisting of 30 random people, 16 were pro-Marvel, 8 were in the middle and 6 were pro-DC, in terms of character and ability to relate to them. The important thing to note here is that even if we were to consolidate those in between the two companies into DC, Marvel would still be ahead. According to the 8 people who were

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