With the announcement of Marvel's phase 3 slate, the unexpected addition of Spiderman after Marvel and Sony's unexpected deal, and DC/Warner also building their own cinematic universe, there seems to be a LOT of superhero movies being released between 2015 and 2020 (see info-graphic below).
For hard-core comic book book readers, most of the sub-titles for the upcoming marvel movies will be spoilery - considering it was recently revealed that Thanos is the big bad for the phase 3. but for casual movie goers...
Don't worry this article is here to inform and guide you to Marvel comic book titles that are most likely to inspire the big screen interpretations. We will list two comic book titles for most of the upcoming MCU films, the two part Infinity Wars movie will be considered as one movie. The first comic book will represent what we believe to be the source material for the movie, the second will either provide further narrative, history for the characters or it will identify with the ideas the producers at Marvel are rumoured to be discussing.
let's begin with:
#1 Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Ultron Unlimited : known amongst fans as perhaps the greatest Ultron story ever told, writer Kurt Busiek and artist George Perez. Thought to be source for the material of the movie, the known plot for Avengers Age of Ultron is very similar to this comic. Here is a short description of the plot for the comic book from comicvine.com :
"Ultron gave itself a body made of pure adamantium. It recreated all of the previous Ultrons and created hundreds of new Ultron bodies, many of whom had bodies made of secondary adamantium, and reprogrammed them all with fiercely loyal minds. The army of Ultrons completely obliterated the Eastern European nation of Slorernia."
If you're not entirely convinced this should help
- The Avengers #57 : The Avengers, Ultron, the Vision's first modern day appearance, plus the vision's origin - if you want to know about the Vision this is a must read.
NEXT TIME :
#2 Captain America : Civil War
#3 Dr Strange