Marvel vs. 'Star Wars,' Twitter-Style

Star Wars Comic Cover - P 2013
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What happens when "Star Wars" takes on the Marvel Universe? If this social media conversation is any guide, there will be a lot of trades of characters, and an Ewok/Iron Man clash.

It's the clash that fans have been hoping for since Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012 -- but, sadly, Star Wars vs. Marvel didn't unfold onscreen or in the pages of a series of comic books (Wait until sometime after 2015, when Marvel takes over the Star Wars comic license for that one). Instead, it all happened on Twitter. Blame bored social media editors.

It started in a very simple, unassuming manner:

And then, someone at Marvel got involved and things got crossover-y pretty quickly.

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Wait, this is reminding me of something, but I can't quite put my finger on it…

Seriously, at some point, there's really going to be a Marvel/Star Wars crossover, isn't there? The hunger is clearly there.