Today in Vulture Recommends: Five Earlier Exploits of the Avengers Cast

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What happened before the Avengers assembled? A whole lot of character acting from its motley crew of world-savers, who include Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, and Scarlett Johansson. In honor of tomorrow's release of the Marvel megatentpole, Vulture's Kyle Buchanan picked out some humble highlights from the early days of The Avengers' central crew.