For what it is price, Marvel Comics and DC Comics have accomplished a few large crossovers on the web page up to now, with 1976’s “Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man” serving as the primary instance. There was additionally “DC vs. Marvel” in 1996, in addition to the much-beloved “JLA/Avengers” in 2003. But even getting these books made was a herculean effort, with a lot bickering between either side, litigating each final element to make it occur. Much of that is laid out spectacularly in creator Tucker Reed’s novel “Slugfest,” which later became a series on Roku.
On a a lot bigger scale, may Disney and Warner Bros. really come collectively to make one thing like this occur? Honestly, because it stands, it feels tough to think about. For one, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been much more profitable up so far, having generated practically $29 billion on the field workplace in 15 years. In that very same span of time, DC has made lower than $11 billion. But with blockbusters akin to “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” disappointing at the box office in latest months, there could also be indicators that audiences should not as massive on superheroes as they have been a handful of years in the past.
If Gunn and DC Studios co-head Peter Safran managed to relaunch the DC Universe with a whole lot of success and issues finally appear a bit extra equal, who is aware of? Stranger issues have occurred, that a lot is definite. Heck, Gunn turned a little-known comedian that includes a trigger-happy raccoon and a speaking tree right into a multi-billion-dollar, international hit franchise. Maybe he can pull off the seemingly unimaginable within the years to return.
“Guardians of the Galaxy. Vol. 3” hits theaters on May 5, 2023.
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