The Marvel Of Marvel Comics

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Since 1939, superheroes, such as Captain America, the Hulk, and Ironman, have been protecting the citizens of the United States and other countries across the world. However, these fictional guardians and protectors would not be known if it weren’t for Marvel Comics. Starting in New York City around the time of World War Two, Timely Publications, later to be known as Marvel, began creating superheroes who would defeat the villains of the war, and then sold these stories as ten-cent comics. Eventually the excitement of these heroes declined and Marvel found themselves writing for different genres, such as western, fantasy, mystery, and even Bible stories. However, when DC Comics released a superhero team known as the Justice League in the…show more content…
Although Guardians of the Galaxy was one of Marvel’s least popular comic book series and had already been cancelled once because of low sales, Gunn and Perlman took the still unfamiliar 2008 version, written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, and worked with it. Gunn and Perlman made many decisions with the script, including not putting certain, important aspects of the comic books in the movie, such as having Peter Quill’s dad in the film and having Groot be a simple character. (He was very complex in the comic books and his thoughts were written for the readers to see, unlike the movie.) However, this allowed the movie to have more suspense and humor, especially by not letting the audience, specifically those who have not read the comics, know who Peter Quill’s father was, which created a cliffhanger for a second movie. The screenwriters’ idea worked incredibly because the movie’s opening made it the top August debut of all time, earning $94.3 million in North America and $67.4 million internationally. The world that Gunn and Perlman brought to life is also full of characters that an audience member would not think they would care for, such as galactic delinquents, talking raccoons and trees, and powerful criminals. However, the characters are written to be seen as regular people

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