Marvel Comics humbly started with Martin Goodman under the name Timely Publications/Timely Comics in 1939. Once Timely was established, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby went on to create Captain American in 1941. After the war and with the falling sales of comic books, Timely Comics was dropped and Goodman published under the Atlas News Company. By 1961, Marvel Comics was finally established itself introducing The Fantastic Four sparking the ‘Marvel Age of Comics.’ From this new beginning, Marvel produced the Hulk, Spider-Man, Thor, Ant-Man, Iron Man, X-Men, Daredevil, and the Silver Surfer. They also created notable villains such as Doctor Doom, Magneto, Galactus, Loki, the Green Goblin, and Doctor Octopus. Most of the Marvel characters live in the Marvel universe, some cities that resemble New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In the late 2000’s, The Walt Disney Company became the parent company to Marvel Entertainment.