Avengers Throwbacks: The Superheroes Then & Now

by |April 23, 2015
Categories: Comics, Movies

Avengers Throwbacks


Like the rest of the world as of late, we’ve been counting the days until the premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1st. (So soon! Yet still so, so far away.) Until the moment we’re sitting front row in the theater, though, we’ve had to stay busy or else we’d just go crazy. So, to help the time go by and to prepare for the film, we’ve researched the history of these superheroes and supervillains from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sure, we all know what the current actors look like, and obviously we’ve read the comics, but have you ever gotten to take a close look at the Avengers characters, old and new, directly side-by-side?


We created 11 slider images that compare the Avengers heroes and villains from their very first appearance in comics, to the live-action actors from the 2015 movie. There’s Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Nick Fury, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Ultron, and Vision. Use your mouse to drag the middle line back and forth to see what’s different and what’s similar! We’ve also included an embed code under the images so you can share the series on your site, too.


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Pretty neat, huh? We have to say that Hulk wins as least-changed! Let us know what you think. Have the characters evolved for better or worse? Also, take a look at our Avengers t-shirts so you can be the best dressed on the first of May.
MaDonna Sheehy
MaDonna Sheehy

MaDonna is the Lead Brand Specialist at Shirts.com and simply cannot pick her favorite style of t-shirt. Perhaps a concert tee with Morrissey’s lovely face on it. Or maybe a top that features her favorite Pokemon, Slowpoke! Who knows! Today she’s wearing a tank top that features all of the Zodiac symbols. Tomorrow? It’s a mystery.