When Iron Man 2 was a hit, it was a comic book blockbuster

This article originally appeared on Wired UK.

Read nextWhy it was the perfect choice for ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy: ‘We were so proud of it’Why it is the perfect movie to follow up ‘The Winter Soldier’: ‘It’s an epic, it’s very exciting’Why is ‘The Avengers’ a movie you can actually watch?: ‘I was really nervous’Why did the original ‘The Walking Dead’ need a reboot?: ‘They’re just great movies’Why was ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ so good?: ‘It was the best thing since sliced bread’Why are the next ‘Star Trek’ movies so different?: ‘The last two are very different’Why does the original “Batman Begins” look so much better in the movies?:’It’s all about the tone’Why the first ‘X-Men’ film was so good: ‘They were really fun’Why can’t we have a second ‘The Dark Knight’?:’The dark side of the Force’Why ‘The Matrix’ was so great: ‘It made us look like we were living in the Matrix’Why you should watch ‘The Last Jedi’ instead of ‘Rogue One’: ‘You need to get the feeling you’ve seen the movie, because there’s nothing like it’