Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly known as Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, is a publisher of American comic books and other media. In 2009, Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide's parent company was squired by Walt Disney Company. The Fantastic Four was launched in 1961. The Marvel company has a number of well-known characters who include Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Deadpool, Silver Surfer, Doctor Strange, Wolverine, Daredevil, Ghost Rider and the Punisher. It also has several teams such as the Avengers, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Inhumans and the Guardians of the Galaxy, and supervillains including Thanos, Doctor Doom, Magneto, Red Skull, Green Goblin, Ultron, Doctor Octopus, Loki, Galactus, and Venom. Many of the happenings among characters take place in the make-believe Marvel Universe. However, many motion picture films take place in New York City. To date, many of the characters can be seen in movies, cartoons, books, comics, as well as a number of video games.
about the movie
Venom is a 2018 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the movie was produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel and Tencent Pictures. It was the first release in Sony's Marvel Universe. The character first appears in Spider-Man 3. The October 5th release was generally received with negative views from critics. The film was, however, a box office success and ended up being the 6th highest grossing film with over $855 million dollars in sales worldwide. The film budget was about $100 million.