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What is the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
When Marvel decided to create its own line of movies based on its comic books, it gave the franchise a name to separate it from the "X-Men" and "Spider-Man" movies that came before: The Marvel Cinematic Universe. Starting with "Iron Man" and now including TV shows like ABC's "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD," here's a look at the MCU as it now stands.
Jan. 30, 2014