How Blade saved Marvel — and paved the way for the MCU

  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe may have never existed without Blade, the half-vampire, half-human black superhero.
  • The daywalker was the star of the first successful movie that Marvel ever made and defined Wesley Snipes‘ acting career.
  • The movie spawned a trilogy that went on to earn a combined $US415 million. In many ways, the movies saved Marvel’s cinema aspects entirely and revived the superhero genre.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on May 16, 2019.

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