All that time wondering how amazing it would be if some of comics' biggest superheros joined forces is finally over.
Last month, E! Online was able to share all the red carpet action from the Avengers premiere, and as thrilling as that was, the real excitement comes from watching the flick yourself, which you can now totally do as it opened up in theaters last night.
So before you head to the cineplex this weekend and fight over some seats, take a peek at our helpful Avengers guide to get caught up on everything that's been going on with the movie up to this point.
(Originally published April 12, 2012 at 4:01 a.m. PT)