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Marvel overlord Kevin Feige and his two heralds imbued with the Power Cinematic—the Russo Brothers—all made guest appearances on this week’s episode of The Simpsons with a special message befitting the company that gobbled up 20th Century Fox in its quest for global domination: “Spoil our movies at the risk of death, nerds.”

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode into one of the most popular and financially successful subgenres in Hollywood history. Then it hit an all-time high when Avengers: Endgame broke seemingly every box office record imaginable, including the highest-grossing film of all time.

Ever since Avengers: Infinity War saw half the world’s population vanish in a single snap, there’s been the joke that a great Disney+ Marvel series could delve into the little details of just how the world logistically deals with such a monumental population shift. Turns out, it might not need a TV show, because Spider-Man: Far From Home will be digging into that.

Avengers: Endgame is everything you’ve ever dreamed a Marvel movie could be. It’s a three-hour adrenaline shot to the heart featuring mysteries solved, consequences suffered, shock, awe, and delight. Some scenes have a scope so huge, the mind reels to comprehend what you’re watching. Others are so poignant and small, you’ll hear the sniffles echoing in the theatre.

The film’s unrelenting bombardment of story and visual effects are sometimes so dense they edge toward baffling, but they also help gloss over a smattering of problems, which were inevitable with such grandiose goals. Endgame was never going to be perfect. But it comes damn close and, at times, rises to a state of near transcendence.

Democratic Senator and Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is a fan of superhero films, and has been known to use them to illustrate ideas related to her various political platforms.

Following Congressman Michael Doyle Jr.’s (D, Pa.) Save the Internet Act making it through the House in a 232-190 vote, Harris took to Twitter with an Avengers analogy to emphasise how important the bill is.