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Peter Jensen is an editorial author at The Baltimore Solar.

We stay in what may possibly be the golden age of superheroes. The most recent Marvel movie, “Black Widow,” attained major bucks on its opening previous weekend, both of those streaming by means of Disney Plus and in human being in theaters — even with the COVID-19 pandemic. No big shock. The past 23 films dependent on Marvel comics have collectively gained extra than $22.5 billion around the world. Throw in films primarily based on D.C. comics since 2013 and you have yet another $5.2 billion. That provides up to far more than the once-a-year gross domestic solution of about fifty percent the world’s nations. As Bonnie Tyler might notice, we are holding out for a hero.