For Our Consideration: The 28-hour Marvel Marathon nearly cost our writer his sanity

5:02 p.m.—I arrived at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 Theaters an hour early to secure a seat for my upcoming ordeal. I reasoned that this was a good time to arrive, because it would be impossible to get there before the diehards, but it was plenty of time to secure a choice seat before the sane people started showing up.

This was the first of many foolish thoughts over the next 30 hours, in which I would be joining several hundred other fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in watching what AMC dubbed “The Ultimate Marvel Marathon.” It’s a back-to-back screening of every film produced by Marvel Studios to date, ending with the premiere of Avengers: Age Of Ultron. My thoughts about what time I should arrive were foolish for the same reason that comparing laser printers to kumquats is stupid: It assumes that there is …

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