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Even if you’re not the biggest fan of superhero movies, you can’t deny that Marvel Studios has executed their plan to build a cinematic universe containing their comic book characters rather skillfully. Every single movie they release is a hit, even if some of them aren’t critically received very well.
But no matter how good each Marvel Studios movie is, they each have their problems, and many of them share some common issues such as weak villains and non-important female characters existing only assist the major male superheroes. But a new video essay calls attention to what the creator sees as another problem shared by most Marvel movies: they look ugly.
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Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
The new Doctor Strange movie has done what 50 years of comic book lore could not – it has made the the Marvel Universe’s master of the mystical arts into a household name. Like Iron Man before him, Stephen Strange is no longer a B-tier superhero, beloved only by dedicated comic book readers. He now belongs to movie fans around the world.
Any character who has existed for half a century undergoes significant changes. But at the same time, any character who can exist for half a century has something at his core that allows him to endure for so long. So I decided to revisit the earliest Doctor Strange comics, written by Stan Lee and drawn by Steve Ditko, to see just how much the Sorcerer Supreme has evolved… and how much he’s stayed the same. (Spoilers ahead for the Doctor Strange movie, if you haven’t seen it yet.)
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