With “The Avengers” right around the corner, EPIX is having their Marvel Weekend! The event will include all of your favorite Marvel Studios films as well as the documentary “With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story,” which premieres tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

According to the release, the weekend will include movies like “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” the world premiere of “Captain America: The First Avenger” as well as “EPIX Extra: Mighty Super Movie Superheroes,” which examines the origins and fans of The Avengers.

“With Great Power” will show in-depth the life of Lee, the co-creator of so many memorable characters:

The EPIX Original Documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story follows the life and creations of Stan Lee, the co-creator of Spider-Man, Captain America, Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man and over 200 other characters that can be found in Marvel comic books, on movie screens and in retail stores around the world.

EPIX CEO and President Mark Greenberg said, “These action-packed superhero films are some of the most highly viewed titles among EPIX audiences across all platforms…We’re excited to give fans more access than ever before to the mastermind behind it all, Stan Lee.”

EPIX Marvel Weekend will continue until April 29, so stay tuned to all of the Marvel celebrations! Also, make sure to watch “The Avengers” in theaters May 4.

Make sure to check out the clips from “With Great Power” below, and write what you think about the event below the post. To learn more about EPIX, check out the official site and Facebook page.

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By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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