Since Marvel Studios has achieved massive success with its Phase I films, fans have been demanding to see classic heroes on the big screen. Will the recent ground swell push the Black Panther to the front of the line?
Take a story ripped from today's headlines and mix it with the ideals of the first avenger and the result is a commanding box office win. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" beat expectations and soared with $96.2 million, setting an April record.
With a whopping $37 million Friday, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" could approach $100 million when the weekend is done. Many estimates have it now at $90-95 million. It has redefined the records books for April already.
Mark Twain wrote, "it isn't the size of the dog in a fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." For one of Marvel's perennial characters–Captain America–the adage holds true as Steve Rogers' heart propels the movie to summer film success.
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"Captain America: The First Avenger" has taken over first place at the box office by defeating "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." The Marvel film garnered $65.8 million domestically on a $140 million budget.
In the newest adventure of Marvel Comics' Captain America, our superhero sets off in dogged pursuit of America's latest and greatest mortal threat: Tea Partiers. What is contained within the pages of Captain America #602 is both shocking and disturbing.
A Florida doctor faces charges of battery, drug possession, trying to destroy evidence and disorderly conduct, and has been released on bail. Seems "Captain America" got a bit out of hand with some of the other super heroes at the local tavern!