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Russo brothers on past obsessions that fuel their filmmaking future

As they close a chapter -- for now, at least -- on shaping the Marvel Cinematic Universe's of-the-moment mythology, Joe and Anthony Russo are enjoying a bit of a victory lap, while still keeping an eye on a future full of projects, some once again drawn from their own pop culture fandom, others featuring some of their "Avengers" actors in fresh new roles.

Mahershala Ali to star in 'Blade' for Marvel

Marvel made a host of super announcements at its panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego on Saturday, but saved arguably the biggest news on the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for last.

Comic-Con swings into 50th year with tributes to Stan Lee

Comic-Con is a festive event, as an estimated 130,000 attendees descend on San Diego, many of them clad in colorful costumes. But part of this year's 50th edition of the annual gathering will have a somewhat more somber tone, marking the first convention since the death of Marvel patriarch Stan Lee.

Post-credits of 'Avengers: Endgame' have something new

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Marvel lifts its TV game to higher power for Disney+

Marvel is about to unleash what could be its biggest movie ever with "Avengers: Endgame," which, given the studio's track record, is no small feat. But after some hits and misfires, the upcoming launch of Disney+ suggests the company is about to lift its TV game to a higher power as well.

'Avengers: Endgame' may be the end for some Marvel characters

For Marvel Studios, all roads have led to "Avengers: Endgame." More than a decade and 21 films in the making, the fourth Avengers film finally arrives in theaters this month with almost impossibly high expectations -- both for audiences and the box office.

'Captain Marvel' takes off as Marvel tests limits of its universe

Marvel is flying high right now -- coming off its breakthrough best picture Oscar nomination for "Black Panther" and a win for the animated "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." Combine that prestige with the promise of two more blockbusters, "Captain Marvel," opening this weekend; and "Avengers: Endgame," and it makes for a gaudy display of the Disney-owned studio's power.

'Captain Marvel' flies into Marvel's elevated expectations

"Captain Marvel" features an alien culture governed by the "Supreme Intelligence," which is as good a description as any of Marvel, the well-oiled hit machine behind it. Despite marking the studio's first solo outing with a female superhero, the result feels like one of Marvel's lesser lights -- a dutiful cog in its vaunted cinematic universe as opposed to any sort of breakthrough.