Is Phase 4 The MCU’s Worst? Why Marvel Is More Divisive Now

Is MCU Phase 4 the worst yet for Marvel Studios? After completing MCU Phase 3 with the triumphant box-office smash with the one-two punch of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame—and the denouement of Spider-Man: Far From Home—Marvel Studios was forced to look at the future without many of their staple characters that built the epic legacy of the MCU. Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, and Natasha Romanoff were taken off the chess board, while many of the surviving characters that helped forge the original Avengers team were scattered to the wind in spinoffs, solo projects, or even made into villains.