Civil War directors on Avengers: Infinity War setup

The first theatrical release based on a Marvel superhero comic didn’t feature an A-lister like Spider-Man or Captain America. Instead, it was 1986’s Howard the Duck, the critical disaster that grossed only $16 million at the U.S. box office. Adjusted for inflation, that $16 million figure comes out to $35 million in 2017 currency, still ranking among the weakest of all Marvel movies to date.

Of course, matters have since improved for Marvel, as its roster of superheroes has dominated ticket sales for nearly two decades now. While each new year brings yet another handful of Marvel movies to help rewrite the box office books, it’s a slightly different ...

Click to continue reading 16 Highest Grossing Marvel Superhero Movies (Adjusted For Inflation)