5 Major Differences In Comic Book Movies And Their Original Sources

Comic book movie genre is on its way to completely rule the box office. The comic book adaptations are bringing a new range of stories with a rich history. Some of the biggest hits of this genre like Captain America: Civil War, Deadpool, Batman v Superman, and Suicide Squad have done a good business and fans can’t wait to see the sequels and new installments. After delivering 14 spectacular movies, Marvel Cinematic Universe has done something truly amazing by bringing Doctor Strange on the big screens. So, without any further ado, we bring you five differences between superhero movies and their source material.

Inception of Ultron


According to the comic books, Hank Pym is the creator of Ultron. But, in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Tony Stark along with Bruce Banner work together to create an artificial intelligence with also allowing some superheroes to retire. The two of them use Loki’s scepter and the Mind Stone and thus create Ultron.

The Sokovia Accords and Superhuman Registration Act

The Civil War event is one of the huge events in the comic book history. The Superhuman Registration act built a wall between Iron Man and Captain America. The act required humans with superpowers to register themselves with their identities. Captain America stood rigidly against the act while Iron Man supporting the bill. Well, everybody knows about the superheroes and the powers. Wit that, changes were made in the SRA according to MCU. On the other side, under Sokovia Accords, The Avengers were demanded to report to UN council. After the mistake of creating Ultron, Stark beloved that The Avenger needed an effective supervision. However, Captain America refuses the belief and felt that what if they used The Avengers for political purpose.


Fans can’t get this when they see Wolverine’s classic costume and his cinematic appearance. Well, depending on the tone of the movie, not every element is translated cinematically. Most of the fans considered Man of Steel’s costume an unnecessary update, while most of them loved his new look without red trunks. Some other characters who stood in the middle of the classic look and modern sensibilities are Captain America, Spider Man’s Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus and Venom.

Scarlett Witch and Quicksilver are not mutants anymore in Age of Ultron


In the comic book world, Scarlet Witch and Quick Silver are Magneto’s mutant children. But due to Fox owned the rights to the characters, changes were ineluctable. Thus, it was decided that both of them would not be counted in Brotherhood of Mutants and X-Men.

Spider Man’s organic web shooters

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Spider-Man might is one of the intelligent characters of the Marvel force. After being bitten by a radioactive spider he possesses superhuman strength and speed, not web shooting sense. The truth is he actually his technological intellect to swing like a spider man. Moreover, he is one of the poor characters who struggles to pay his rent. In 2002’s Spider-Man, he is swinging not by his technological web shooters but the organic ones.

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