Infographic: So Is Marvel Destroying DC Comics at the Box Office?
Even as you read the headline, doing a quick checklist in your head, it's clear that Marvel has been beating the hell out of DC Comics at the box office. Obviously the comic house for The Avengers has kicked out many more movies than DC Comics, but the Batman home also has a few you've probably forgotten about (or desperately erased from your memory). Thankfully, Fancy Dress Costumes (via The Daily What) has found a very long infographic comparing the box office history of DC Comics and Marvel's properties that have hit the big screen. While the results aren't surprising, it's a nice visual to see all the figures and films.
Here's the infographic of Marvel vs. DC at the Box Office via The Daily What:
What's almost sad is that DC Comics had a 20 year jump on bringing their first superhero to the big screen. But the action from Marvel lately, especially in bringing Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Incredible Hulk together in their own films before uniting in The Avengers, has done wonders for the studio. DC Comics might have some competition if they ever get their gestating Justice League film off the ground, but they still have a lot of catching up to do (even with the box office behemoths that came from Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. However, quantity doesn't necessarily mean quality. Is there a chance DC Comics films are better than Marvel's, despite not making as much money? Discuss below!