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Marvel's Avengers - Then & Now

See how the trailer for The Avengers 2012 release compares to the version from 1978

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Sure, you've already Fandangoed your ticket to the film which may be on track to become the biggest money-earner of all time, but did you know that you can get your Avengers fix right now, without having to wait in line?

Thanks to the editing work of a creative fan, YouTubers can watch a fabulously 70's "trailer" for what would have been a circa 1978 cinematic version of the popular Marvel comic book.

First up is the current 2012 release, featuring an incredible display of special effects that is sure to grab your attention and leave you wanting more. You don't have to be a Marvel's fan to appreciate the intense action and effects of this fast paced thriller.

The Avengers - 2012 Official Trailer

Next up, the trailer for the "original" version. By cobbling together clips from Lou Ferrigno's "The Incredible Hulk" TV series and a few made-for-TV superhero pilots, we have a look at what Joss Whedon's new film might have looked like had he only been allotted a $97 budget.

The Avengers 1978 Movie Trailer

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