“Iron Man may have changed the game for Marvel movies, but Marvel already had a long history of movie-making before the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
If there’s one thing I love, it’s superhero movies. They changed the face of the entire movie industry as we know it after 2008’s Iron Man of course, it wasn’t always the gravy train that we know now. The genre earned it’s reputation in blood, political misgivings and many missteps.
Oh yes, True Believers…there were a lot of stinkers too, as you can imagine. Hammy directors and campy writing didn’t help the attempted “Big Picture” these features were working at which didn’t really culminate until 2008’s The Incredible Hulk which sparked the over-arcing Marvel Cinematic Universe, that, up until then was ping-ponged back and forth due to political garbage like constant competition between Fox, Sony, and Marvel. Check out the article after the jump and get educated on how some good eventually did come out of a whole lot of bad.