5 Events That Changed The Marvel Universe

Mitch Nissen Mitch Nissen
January 27th, 2016

Grew up reading comic books in the 90's. Marvel fan at heart. Hulk, the Midnight Sons, and Marvel's cosmic universe are my favorites.

5 Events That Changed The Marvel Universe

Marvel Comics have had some of the biggest events in comics history. Nothing gets fantoms excited like a truly influential moment for their favourite characters. Here, our Mitch Nissen looks at five events that truly changed the Marvel Comics universe.

Civil War, Age of Ultron, Secret Invasion, Avengers Vs X-Men, Secret Wars. These are only a fraction of the epic crossover events to have graced the pages of Marvel Comics. The mega event, Secret Wars, just wrapped up and already Marvel Comics is promoting their next event, Civil War II, saying it will be earth-shattering.

We've all heard that before.

Every event that Marvel ushers our way promises to change the universe and the characters within it, but how many of these stories actually effect real change?

There is a status quo that has to be maintained to sustain readership and keep the universe functioning.

Did Civil War change the Marvel Universe?

For a year or two it did with fallout events such as The Initiative and Bucky stepping in as Captain America,

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