‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Screenwriters Share the Comics That Inspired the Film

/Film | 4/27/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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Wondering how much comic book influence is in Avengers: Infinity War? Wonder no more! Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus spill the beans on which comics inspired the maga-Marvel-movie hitting theaters next month.

The films of the MCU are not slavish to the comics that inspired them. Yes, they take inspiration and story elements from many, but they also forge their own path. Allegiances are changed, character origins differ, and destinies are altered. Unless you’re extremely obsessive about these sort of things, the differences are acceptable. But differences aside, the MCU still owes a debt to the comics that inspired it.

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The upcoming Avengers: Infinity War is the biggest MCU film yet, and it goes without saying that some comic book runs were consulted in bringing the film to the screen. During an Infinity War set visit, /Film’s Peter Sciretta and a group of assembled journalists spoke with Infinity War writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus about the Infinity War comic inspirations.

“We Steal Things That Are Helpful To Us”

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How much of the Infinity Gauntlet story is going to be in this?

Christopher Markus: I can no longer keep track of which thing that’s called infinity is what. […] That’s why we’re so conversived in it. It has elements of everything that had the word “Infinity” in front of it.

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Stephen McFeely: That’s right. We steal all the things that are helpful to us and we’re not slavish to anything that doesn’t.

Christopher Markus: Well it’s also because a lot of those things then,...
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