Marvel Has Released the Official Timeline of the MCU
The films that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe are said to take place in our time with a few exceptions, such as Captain America: The First Avenger. This leads many to believe that films happen during the year that they were released. A very reasonable claim. Marvel has recently shared the official timeline via Marvel: The First Ten Years, and there are a few instances where that’s not true. Most of those seem to be during Phase 1, though.
1943-1945: Captain America: The First Avenger
2010: Iron Man
2011: Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor
2012: The Avengers, Iron Man 3
2013: Thor: The Dark World
2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man
2016: Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming
2016-2017: Doctor Strange
2017: Black Panther, Thor Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War
I do find it interesting that Ant-Man and the Wasp is surprisingly absent, but I think it’s safe to say that it happens in 2017. The timeline also confirms the infamous error from Spider-Man: Homecoming. You may also notice that only films are included in the timeline.Shows like Agent Carter and Agents of SHIELD are not included. Is this about how you thought that timeline was or were you surprised by some of these?