Marvel’s movies and TV shows could already fill hours, if not days and weeks, of your time. Yet, in order to know the full stories behind the Avengers, the Guardians, and the Spider-Men, you really need to go back to their comic-book origins. Now, that’s a time-suck. And a money-suck, too. Don’t fret, dear reader; thanks to the magical powers of Amazon, the past six months’ worth of collected editions are currently on sale for the Kindle—which also means they’re also readable on the ComiXology app, for those who don’t have Kindles—for just 99 cents each. This makes it possible to catch up on everything you need to know for about 20 bucks. Here’s a handy guide for snagging all the books you’ll need to catch up on all of Marvel’s myriad superheroes.
Two different takes on Marvel’s premiere movie franchise, in advance of this month’s Avengers: Infinity War. [...]