Samuel L. Jackson: Marvel Movies Get Audiences More 'Juiced Up' Than DC
Granted, he's a little biased, since he's currently playing S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but wise sage Samuel L. Jackson has thrown his two cents into the endless Marvel vs. DC debate.
"I don't know why you can't get [people excited about] Batman, Superman [and can't get] people as juiced up to be a part of that," the actor told MTV News.
But then, he seemingly answered his own question when he said, "I think Marvel has figured out a way to make those movies accessible to the public [in a way] that DC hasn't," Jackson said.
As the panelists concluded at the Marvel vs. DC panel at Wizard World New Orleans, Marvel is the clear winner if you're only taking the Man of Steel-era shared universe into account, both because Marvel is doing a better job so far and because DC is simply behind. But the question becomes much more difficult if you include the Dark Knight trilogy, which not only got people plenty "juiced up," but arguably revolutionized the genre and led to critics taking superhero movies seriously for the first time ever. Although Jackson's point is well-taken, the battle between the two comics juggernauts will likely rage on.