Well, nobody saw this coming!
Well... it's who he left the club with that's causing a stir:
Iron Man, Thor, Captain America. Each hero has his own movies, but all fall under the blanket of The Avengers. And it's a blanket made of cash!
According to Box Office Mojo, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is now officially the most successful franchise in film history!
After The Winter Soldier's blockbusting first week, Marvel's total box office gross is $2.47 billion!
But Marvel can keep putting out two or more big movies every year! No matter who comes out on top, it's audiences - and Hollywood - that are winning big!