It’s not that financial reports are impervious to engaging design so much as that corporations are traditionally old sticks in the mud when it comes to totting up the sums for investors. Perhaps that’s why it never even occurred to us that a company whose primary business is entertaining people might actually publish entertaining annual reports. And then we saw what Marvel does.
Are you ready for an experience? Are you ready to enter a world somewhere between action and accounting? Somewhere between melodrama and monetary musings? We have Comics Alliance to thank for the following pages from Marvel Comics’ 1993 annual report, and are forever in their debt. More of this financial fantasy can be found here.