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Marvel-ous Universe!

Marvel-ous Universe!

In 1960 Stan Lee created a comic universe that has given us some of the most famous characters of popular culture… Spiderman, The X-Men, The Avengers to name just a couple…  The Marvel Universe is big business but how did it become big business?  How are all these characters connected and is there an end in sight for al of these Superheroes?  Liam Burke is a Media Studies Lecturer at Swinburne University in Melbourne and Author of ‘The Comic Book Film Adaption: Exploring Modern Hollywood’s Leading Genre‘ and he tries to explain the complexities of the Marvel Universe.