Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Secret Wars They should learn from the one big mistake made by their predecessors. As a two-part culmination of the Multiverse Saga, the fifth and sixth The Avengers films culminates the battle between Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Kang the Invader (Jonathan Majors) in a multi-faceted clash unlike anything seen before. Although Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame Having raised the bar for future team-ups in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the two Infinity Saga movies also missed a golden opportunity that their two successors could have easily captured in closing out the franchise’s second era.


Although Kang and Thanos are often compared compared to each other, the true measure of Multiverse Saga’s success lies in how well it masters the two The Avengers movies. For all the beloved projects of the Infinity Saga, the first era of the MCU would not be as well regarded as it is today if it had not been able to overcome Thanos’ crusade. Infinity War and The last game. Third and fourth The Avengers movies are definitely used as a benchmark Kang dynasty and Secret Wars, currently slated to hit theaters in 2025 and 2026, respectively. And upon their release, these four films will inevitably be compared ad nausea.

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The MCU wasted a year between Infinity War and Endgame

Avengers Infinity War and Avengers Endgame posters side by side

How much they are loved Infinity War and The last game wasted years between their theatrical releases. After release, Infinity War Thanos famously left audiences on one of the biggest cliffhangers of all time as he snapped his fingers to wipe out half of all life in the universe. Black Panther, Spider-Man, Scarlet Witch and other main characters are gone in the final moments of the movie, leaving only a few of the Avengers. A full year has been allocated Infinity War and The last gamereleases made the audience impatiently wait for the resolution of the “Avengers” story. However, Marvel missed an opportunity to capitalize on these twelve key months.

Although Marvel released two movies, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Captain Marvelbetween Infinity War and The last gamenone of these projects contributed to the Infinity Saga finale in any meaningful way. Ant-Man and the Wasp happened before the events Infinity WarOnly with its end credit scenes related to Decimation. Captain Marvel was less associated with The Avengers Movies set in the 1990s, just a post-credits scene, including a tease for the arrival of Captain Marvel. The last game. Both these films, while unique, failed to expand upon their output Infinity Warcliffhanger ending.

How could the difference between Avengers 3 and 4 be better?

Thanos sits on his throne, flanked by the Avengers

The space between Infinity War and The last game could have been better with a simple fix. When both films were made over $2 billion at the box office, given their runaway success, the time between the two films may have improved their reception. In later years The last game, a common complaint has been that the franchise completely ignores Thanos’ snap that wiped out half of all life in the universe. A monumental moment like this certainly deserves more attention than a few brief references in later films and TV series. Nevertheless, because The last game‘s five-year time jump, Phase 4 projects ignore the Blip.

Marvel could use the opportunity to improve Infinity War‘s Blip is actually by implementing a project that has been fully installed in the previous five years The last game. The Blip was a terrible time in the MCU, as the world desperately searches for answers as to why half of its loved ones have disappeared into the dust. The world has come to a standstill as the worst disaster in history befalls humanity, but very few projects, including The last game himself seemed interested in studying this period in any depth. This leaves the five years between the crash and the Battle of Earth very mysterious and a gap year The Avengers 3 and 4 completely useless.

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One project designed to study the effects of Decimation and the five-year Blip could significantly improve the time between years. Infinity War and The last game Along with filling out the MCU as a whole. Back to Marvel’s one-shots It would be a great way to expand the MCU set in the Decimation crash Infinity Warwait for will expire during build The last gamerelease of Also, such a project would avoid complaints that the MCU is neglecting one of its most interesting stories. Indeed, the space between Infinity War and The last game Might be Marvel’s biggest missed opportunity yet.

The Multiverse Saga may decide the difference between Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars

Jonathan Majors as Kang, victorious before the Avengers

Unlike him Infinity War and The last gameCould create a year-long gap between the Multiverse Saga Kang dynasty and Secret Wars is actually important. As the Multiverse Saga reaches its thrilling conclusion, it makes sense that the MCU would want to provide that. Kang dynasty is greater than Infinity War. While this doesn’t mean the film will end on a similar cliffhanger, the events in it could involve a major paradigm shift that will change the MCU forever. Secret Wars. This is where Multiverse Saga could benefit from waiting for a sixth build The Avengers Film.

Given Marvel Studios’ rather saturated release schedule in the Multiverse Saga, which also includes Disney+ shows, it’s reasonable to assume that there will be some projects released in between. Kang dynasty and Secret Wars. It is possible to build on these projects Kang dynastyend of the potential cliff rather than simply pointing to it, as in the latter case Infinity War. It allows the story to breathe without rushing to its inevitable conclusion within just two films, while also adopting a structure similar to the comic book events, with tie-ins, one-shots, and spinoffs that expand the storyline. they took place.

This is the fifth and sixth expansion The Avengers the films’ stories also serve to balance out their large casts in a more palatable way. Although Infinity War and The last game played two of the greatest actors in the history of cinema, the next two The Avengers movies easily contain more characters, has a hard time making sure every character in it gets enough screen time. Filling out the story between the two films, various characters can get their time to shine without stealing screen time from the main Avengers. So the MCU creates a true comic book style story Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Secret Wars.

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