Included in the upcoming Marvel Comics The Avengers Blu-ray box set is a 90 minute documentary entitled:

Building a Cinematic Universe

These two video clips, that total over 25 minutes of the documentary, are a fascinating look at how and why Marvel is working to create a movie universe that supports all their superhero characters. There are some great talents talking about the history of Marvel and the transition from the comic book page to the big screen.

The late Joe Simon, who co-created Captain America talking about how Captain America came to be. Stan “The Man” Lee makes an appearance to talk about the birth of the Marvel Age of Comics. Of course there’s Joss Whedon and Kevin Feige talking about the decision to put Hawkeye in the Avengers movie, and some insight into some Comic-Con moments that show everyone how long ago Feige was working behind the scenes to bring it all together.

The Avengers Blu-ray box set hits store shelves on September 25, 2012. Are you planning a purchase?

Category: Comics, Film

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