Marvel Worldwide, Inc is an American company that started in 1939 and publishes comic books and related media. The company published many famous superhero characters such as Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four and Captain America.
In 1939 Martin Goodman founded the Marvel Comics under the name Timely Publications, publishing comic books under the imprint Timely Comics. Goodman’s business strategy of success involved having his various magazines and comic books published by a number of corporations all operating out of the same office and with the same staff.
After DC Comics’ success in reviving superheroes between late 1950s and early 1960s, with the Flash, Green Lantern, and other members of the team the Justice League, Marvel followed up and catch the chance. The introduction of modern Marvel’s first superhero team, in The Fantastic Four #1 at Nov. 1961, began establishing the company’s reputation. The majority of its superhero stories were written by chief editor Stan Lee.
Later Marvel began publishing more superhero titles such as the Hulk, Spider-Man, Thor, Ant-Man, Iron Man, the X-Men, and some anti-heroes like Doctor Doom, Magneto, Galactus, the Green Goblin.
In today’s world there are many films, television programs, role-play games and vedio games create with Marvel’s superhero character and the company had been acquired by The Walt Disney with for $4.24 billion in 2009.