Posted: September 26th, 2012 | Author: Martin Delaney |
Which is better Marvel or DC comics? This is one of the oldest and most well known ongoing arguments among comic book fans. We thought we’d take another look at this debate by comparing both of their movie performances at the U.S. box office over the last fifty years and totaling up the dollar receipts on a 2012 inflation adjusted basis. But depending on how you look at it, either of them could be determined triumphant in this analysis as one of them has taken more in total at the box office, while the other has taken more on average per movie.
And here it is, all of the mainstream character movies of both Marvel & DC at the U.S. box office since Batman ‘The Movie’ was first released in 1966.
Header graphic by Ryan Dunlavey. Click here to view his portfolio.