The latest trailer for Marvel’s What If…? animated anthology series showcased the alternate takes on the familiar stories and characters of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Inspired by the Marvel Comics series of the same name, the series promises new approaches to the events we’ve seen unfold on the big screen with many of the MCU stars lending their voices to these alternate versions of the heroes and villains they play in the movies. To help sort through all this, we’ve broken down all the different takes on the MCU with a Marvel’s What If trailer breakdown. Read More »
The first comic book David Dastmalchian bought was Avengers #249, which was printed in 1984. He bought it when he was nine years old, and he still owns his copy, which features the storyline “The Snows of Summer.” The issue had the Avengers fighting demons in a global blizzard. It’s not an especially famous issue, but your first is your first.
Years after collecting comics in Kansas and performing theater in Chicago, the true comic book fan and increasingly busy character actor got to bring his knowledge of the art-form to movies such as The Dark Knight, Ant-Man, and The Suicide Squad, all of which he recently discussed with us in a forthcoming, and wide-ranging, interview.
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Marvel Studios has already made waves on Disney+ with new TV shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But soon they will put a new spin on their blockbuster characters with an animated series that finds various superheroes and villains in alternate universes, imagining what might have happened if certain events played out differently in the MCU. Here’s everything you need to know about Marvel’s What If…? animated series. Read More »
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