The Differences Of Marvel And DC Comics

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Marvel and DC Comics have had a friendly rivalry since the 1930s starting from the comic books and now going into the movies. DC characters are heroes and demigods among humans. Their stories tell how they use their powers to fight crime and that they are heroes because their superpowers. Marvel characters are the opposite they were created not as heroes but as relatable normal human beings with problems and normal stories. Their character development is about how they deal with their superpowers. Although some may argue that Marvel and DC are the same because of their similarities of superheroes, the truth is that they are different from each other because the characters are from two different universes, because their worlds are completely …show more content…
Allen was not scared that he got super speed instead he went to find the man who murdered his mother in the other hand Pietro and his sister wandered central Europe, living off the land because they were scared that they couldn 't control their powers. The author ,Robert Bell-Fysh, writes, “In the DC universe a superpower was never seen as anything but a gift”(Bell-Fysh). DC super heroes didn’t fear about gaining power instead they got it like it was just a thing that could make them different from the other people and can make them unstoppable for good. The …show more content…
For example the DC movie, Batman Begins, made $205,343,774 in 2005 in the other hand the Marvel movie, Iron Man, made over $582,443,126 in 2008. The Webpage, The Richest, wrote “Marvel films have grossed more than $190 million but the average for DC is only $129 million”(Dingman). The movie Batman Begins is one of the most popular movies of DC and Batman is the most favorite superhero for a lot of people but it didn’t become as popular as Iron Man. In the other side since the first Iron Man Movie the Marvel made it became popular because the people were contented that one of the famous superhero of Marvel was going to be in the big screen and that Iron Man was going to be Robert Downey Jr. The Youtube channel, The Top Comics, said, ”The movie Avengers made a total of 1 million dollars in 2012”(The Top Comics). The Marvel cinematic universe have been more popular than DC cinematic universe. The Marvel movies have been a hit since the first Iron Man

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