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'Captain Marvel' takes off as Marvel tests limits of its universe

(CNN)Marvel is flying high right now -- coming off its breakthrough best picture Oscar nomination for "Black Panther" and a win for the animated "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." Combine that prestige with the promise of two more blockbusters, "Captain Marvel," opening this weekend; and "Avengers: Endgame," and it makes for a gaudy display of the Disney-owned studio's power. Still, danger could lurk ahead -- not in the form of a supervillain, but rather a hunger for content that will test Marvel's thus-far formidable limits.Marvel's arsenal is about to grow, via another Disney acquisition. Two signature properties, Fantastic Four and X-Men, will be reunited with their comic-book brethren, one of the benefits of parent Disney's pending a ...