MENUMarvel Comics Company1. Important historical facts2. Marvel’s Universes3. Marvel’s best-know characters4. Marvel’s characters organizations5. Important things/ objects in Marvel’s Comic Books6. Marvel’s creators7. Marvel’s movies and cartoons
A little bit of history Founded in 1939 as Timely Comics (founder Martin Goodman) Early 1950s change in Atlas Comics In 1961 transformation in Marvel Comics CompanyIn 2009 The Walt Disney Company aquired all Marvel’s legacy for $4.42 billion
Marvel’s UniversesWords „Marvel’s Universe” containes:• all fictional and non-discovered places,• Many of nonrealistic and parallel worlds,• all characters (superheroes and normal people),• and also a lot of technical innovations created in comic books.
Marvel’s Universes Main universes (Earth) Alternative universes (alternative versions of world) Parallel universes Pocket universes(mythical and mystical – Olympus, Asgard)
Main of main universesEarth-616 (Main planet, our Earth) Alias: Prime Earth, Earth One
Earth-1610  On this planet events goesdiffrentelly, but present day are similar. – alternative universe Ancient Atlantis and Lemuria war Aliens landed in 18th century Big war Humans vs Mutants
Asgardia  pocket universeHome of Norse mythological God, connected with Earth-616. Home of Odin, Thor and Loki.
Marvel’s Characters Spider-Man (Peter Parker, Earth-616) Height: 1.80 mWeight: 111 kg, 76 kg as Peter ParkerFirst appearance: 1962
Clones of Spider-Man[parallel and alternative worlds] Scarlet Spider
Clones of Spider-ManBlack Spider Robotical Spider-Man made by Tony Stark (Iron Man)
Hulk Bruce Robert BunnerHeight: 1.78 m asBunner, 2.6 m as Hulk Weight: 58 kg asBunner, 522 kg as HulkFirst appearance: 1962
Hulk’s Family She-Hulk [Jennifer Red She-Hulk [Betty Ross- Walters] Banner] Love of live andCousin of Hulk [Bruce wife of Bruce Banner Banner]
Hulk’s FamilyRed Hulk [Thaddeus E."Thunderbolt" Ross] the biggest hulk’s enemy and father of Bruce Banner’s wife
Capitan AmericaSteven Rodgers, U.S. Army soldier, first mission: Second World War Height: 1.90 m Weight: 109 kg
ThorThor OdinsonSon od Odin, Asgardian prince and king„God of Thunder”Travel to Earth by Bifrost
Loki LaufeysonThor’s step-brother and his the biggest enemy. His real father is Laufey king of Frost Giants of Jotunheim
Iron Man [Anthony „Tony” Stark] Billioner of Stark’s fortune, very intelligent man, playboy, atheist and superhero Height: 1.90 m Weight: 102 kg
Invisible WomanSusan Storm like most woman – first she is everywhere, in the end she is unattainable and unseen Human Torch older sister
ThingBenjamin Jacob Grimm Human-Rock He has no apparent neck. He has only four fingers (including the thumb) on each hand and four toes on each foot.
S.H.I.E.L.D.First shortcut: SupremeHeadquarters, International Espionage, Law- enforcement DivisionPresent: Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate Founded to combat technologically advanced threats on world security (specifically the menace of Hydra), throughout theyears, remained on the front lines fighting terrorism asan international intelligence agency.
Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. Nick FuryFormer U.S. Army soldier, CIA Agent, Comandos Founder of Avengers Project
Squad of AvengersSuperheroes in Avengers comic series always occured in different positions.The most popular configuration is: Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and Capitan America + Nick Fury, Hawkeye and Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow) from S.H.I.E.L.D.
Transformers Autobots (good) vs Decepticons (bad) Optimus Prime – Megatron
Tesseract has no limited power. It is source of huge energy from alternative world.Iron Man has alive because of fragment of Tesseract core.
Allspark from Transformers It’s kind of „cube of live” for Autobots and Decepticons.
Stan LeeHe is inventor and creator of many characters in Marvel universe. He is 90. He draw Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four.
If You thing that all Marvel characters are from USA You are wrong! Capitan Britain Brian Braddock
Magneto! Max Eisenhardt Leader of bad MutantsBest friend and biggest enemy of Xavier He attract every kind of metal He is Jewish and was born in Auschwitz. He probably is a Pole!He had wife Magda and daughter Anya.
Marvel MoviesMarvel’s Univers contains Movies is called Earth-199999 Films with Marvel’s Superheroes: Hulk Iron Man Fantastic Four DareDevil Thor Punisher Capitan America Spider-Man Ghost Rider Avengers