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Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21









“What If… ?” features fan-favorite characters, including Peggy Carter, T’Challa, Doctor Strange, Killmonger, Thor and more. The new series, directed by Bryan Andrews with AC Bradley as head writer, features signature MCU action with a curious twist.

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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

OMG Can't wait!

One of Chadwick's last roles as Starlord/T'Challa
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Holy fucking shit that looks incredible.

I loved the What If... comics back in the day - cannot wait for this one!
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Whoa. Yes, please.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I might need to resubscribe for this
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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I might need to resubscribe for this
You need to resubscribe for Loki,
But yeah, this looks cool.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I'm really looking forward to this, I always loved reading the old What If? comics.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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I'm really looking forward to this, I always loved reading the old What If? comics.
Same here. Really stoked my interest in alternative history. Sadly most novels in that genre are no where near as good as the What If...? comics.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I loved reading the What If.....? comics when I was a kid. I can't wait to watch this.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

This looks so cool. Anything with more Peggy Carter rocks.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Fuck, that looked incredible!! Can’t fucking wait. We’re those the real voices. Hemsworth maybe, Boseman, I think. Tony didn’t sound like RDJ, but will see this in heartbeat.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I'll pass. Not interested in an MCU only What If...? show especially when it looks a little loose with timelines.

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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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You need to resubscribe for Loki,
But yeah, this looks cool.
It was a cumulative thing. Loki looks great, The Watcher pushed me over the edge ...
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

To be honest, it doesn't seem like there's really enough story in the MCU at this point to really pull off a What If? series. Looks like there hitting a few "big" twists like Peggy Carter becoming the Super Soldier, and T'Challa becoming Starlord, but it doesn't seem like there have been enough big plots to do the concept justice, outside of maybe something to with the Infinity Gauntlet. "What if Thanos had lost the Infinity War," or something along those lines.

Though I could be a little biased since the first What If? comic I read was one from Volume 2, "What if the X-Men had lost Inferno?" which was pretty fucking wild, and ended up involving the Phoenix Force and Living Tribunal.





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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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To be honest, it doesn't seem like there's really enough story in the MCU at this point to really pull off a What If? series. Looks like there hitting a few "big" twists like Peggy Carter becoming the Super Soldier, and T'Challa becoming Starlord, but it doesn't seem like there have been enough big plots to do the concept justice, outside of maybe something to with the Infinity Gauntlet. "What if Thanos had lost the Infinity War," or something along those lines.

Though I could be a little biased since the first What If? comic I read was one from Volume 2, "What if the X-Men had lost Inferno?" which was pretty fucking wild, and ended up involving the Phoenix Force and Living Tribunal.


Yes, but the MCU is just one of the universes Uatu oversees.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Looks pretty damn good.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Eh, I remember a "What If..." being What if Peter Parker hadn't married Mary Jane? The stakes weren't always super high.

Plenty of content is available in the MCU to switch things up. I even geeked out seeing Gamora with Thanos's double-bladed sword.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I kind of agree a more general comics style What If would've had a bigger base of stories to draw on, but let's be honest how many of even us have kept up with comics the past 20 or so years and would even recognize the newer storylines? So I get why the keep it to the MCU, and I still think there's a lot of stuff they can branch out to that for budget reasons the MCU would never touch (like Marvel Zombies). Heck, they could even do a decent Ultron Rising type story to try to redeem the crappiness of MCU Ultron.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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I kind of agree a more general comics style What If would've had a bigger base of stories to draw on, but let's be honest how many of even us have kept up with comics the past 20 or so years and would even recognize the newer storylines? So I get why the keep it to the MCU, and I still think there's a lot of stuff they can branch out to that for budget reasons the MCU would never touch (like Marvel Zombies). Heck, they could even do a decent Ultron Rising type story to try to redeem the crappiness of MCU Ultron.
For the record, I like the MCU Ultron but he's on the poster in Vision's body with the Infinity Stones. So I assume they are doing something with that.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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Eh, I remember a "What If..." being What if Peter Parker hadn't married Mary Jane? The stakes weren't always super high.
That's not a What If, that's Quesada's Marvel Universe proper...

One of my favorites was What If... Professor X became the Juggernaut, but mainly for the Jim Lee cover. I remember being so disappointed when the interior wasn't by Lee.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Will this have X-Men in it or just the current Disney crop of heroes?
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Used to love the What If series as a kid. Not a fan of the animation but I am in.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

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Will this have X-Men in it or just the current Disney crop of heroes?
They're not going to introduce The X-Men to the MCU in a What If cartoon series.
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

I'm 100% in for this. I loved the What If...? series, I even had a subscription for two years (checking Cover Browser, it was #38-#62) and it was a fun primer in a way on a few titles I wouldn't otherwise follow.

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They're not going to introduce The X-Men to the MCU in a What If cartoon series.
What if... they did?!
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Re: Marvel Studios What If...? (Disney +) -- Premieres 8/11/21

Reading What If? comics as a kid is what sparked my interest in alternate history stories (books like The Man in the High Castle, etc.), I love that kind of stuff.

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