7 Interesting Facts About Marvel

Marvel Comics was founded in 1939 as Timely Publications, and the company changed its name to Marvel Comics in 1961.

Marvel is responsible for some of the most iconic and beloved superhero characters of all time, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, and many more.

Marvel's first comic book, "Marvel Comics #1," which was published in 1939, introduced the world to the Human Torch and Namor the Sub-Mariner.

Marvel has been owned by several companies over the years, including Cadence Industries, New World Pictures, and Toy Biz. In 2009, Marvel was purchased by The Walt Disney Company for $4 billion.

Marvel has produced numerous successful movies and TV shows over the years, including the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which has grossed over $22 billion at the box office worldwide.

Marvel's comic book universe is known for its intricate and interconnected storytelling, with characters and storylines often crossing over into other titles and series.

Marvel is also known for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, with characters of different ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations represented in its comics and on screen.