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Hilarious Proof That INFINITY WAR is NOT the Most Ambitious Crossover

Jamie Canaves

Contributing Editor

Jamie Canavés is the Tailored Book Recommendations coordinator and Unusual Suspects mystery newsletter writer–in case you’re wondering what you do with a Liberal Arts degree. She’s never met a beach she didn’t like, always says yes to dessert, loves ‘80s nostalgia, all forms of entertainment, and can hold a conversation using only gifs. You can definitely talk books with her on Litsy and Goodreads. Depending on social media’s stability maybe also Twitter and Bluesky.

After the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War was released Twitter users naturally took to commenting and discussing. Since Infinity War has a ridiculous amount of Marvel characters—played by big name actors—lots of talk turned to the amount of names billed in the credits. It’s so many that Vulture literally analyzed the credits. I personally would have been happy to just keep discussing the pretty beards, but it seems the internet was destined to take the path of discussing just how epic the size of this crossover is. But Twitter being Twitter, if you state an opinion, that opinion will be put to the test and turned into a meme. And that’s how we quickly went from discussing the magnitude of the Infinity Wars crossover to, well, proving there are more ambitious crossovers—especially if you grew up in the ’80s/’90s. So you be the judge as to whether Infinity Wars is the most ambitious crossover OR if Infinity War is not the most ambitious crossover event in history because one of these is: