Those more senior members of the board will remember the World's Greatest Superhero comic strip from the late 70s. Younger members, there were once these things called Newspapers that were delivered daily to your house. They were Made of paper, which used to be trees. Do you youngin
Before they decided to get in the film business for themselves, Marvel used to license out their characters to different studios. And those studios can continue making movies about those characters as long as they have a film (or sequel or reboot) in production in the allotted amount of time.