LA Times: The World of Marvel
For more than 80 years, the heroes (and villains) of Marvel have entertained generations of fans. Superheroes like Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Panther and the X-Men have been best-selling comic book characters for decades and have triumphantly jumped to movies and television. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the highest-grossing film franchise in history—and it keeps growing. This special edition of the Los Angeles Times takes a look at the legacy and impact Marvel's iconic storytelling has made on a global scale. Archival pieces along with new reporting are combined with dazzling images in this chronicle of the past, present and future of the pop culture juggernaut.