· The Avengers comic was first published in 1963 and was created by writer/editor Stan Lee and artist/co-writer Jack Kirby
· The Avengers No.#1 Featured Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man and Wasp battling Loki
· Writer and director, Joss Whedon, wanted to include a second villain in the movie
· There was a previous Avengers movie done in 1998. It was a British movie with the likes of Sean Connery and Uma Thurman
· Hulk in The Avengers movie is not played by either of the previous actors who have brought the character to the big screen- Edward Norton or Eric Bana. Instead he is played by Mark Ruffalo.
· The movie is rumored to have cost $220 million
As the summer progresses the super hero smack down with continue with The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises. To look forward to in 2013 is Iron Man 3 and Thor 2. Talk of solo stand-alone movies for Hawkeye and Black Widow.
Bernard "John" Chouinard, AtomicBlackHats.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. 508-859-0477. http://www.atomicblackhats.com.