For an 80-year-old, this one’s still going strong: shooting lasers out of its eyes, adventuring through space, saving the world in a metal suit.
But this pensioner is Marvel Comics, which is celebrating its anniversary this week, and much like Captain America – who fought in World War Two – it doesn’t age like the rest of us.
Marvel published its in 1939 and today, it’s one of the biggest names in entertainment.
Recent movies like Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame made more than a billion dollars each at the global box office.
Which isn’t bad going for a company that nearly went bankrupt in the 1990s.
In the early days, Marvel was known as Timely Comics and featured superheroes like Submariner, an underwater adventurer who’s still in