Could Secret Wars be Marvel’s next climactic superhero smackdown?

Combining the storyline of the classic 1984 series with an alternate universe concept could see the studio inviting old favourites back into the foldMarvel Studios has a long history of taking its most iconic comic book runs and adapting them into something new for the big screen.

It’s like a cover version of a classic track that somehow turns the original on its head, or an old photograph repurposed as 21st-century art.

Thor: Ragnarok borrowed heavily from the graphic novel Planet Hulk, a comic book that originally didn’t feature the son of Odin at all (though his close associate Beta Ray Bill does make an appearance), while the double header Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame movies are loosely based on the Infinity Gauntlet print run from 1991.It should come as no surprise, then, that the classic 1984 Secret Wars series has long been mooted as source material for

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