DECRYPTION – Comic book specialist Xavier Fournier details the Marvel Studios agenda for the coming year. Between transmission, diversification and the introduction of new characters, the strategy of the “House of Ideas” adapts to the Covid era.
The current triumph of Spider-Man No Way Home, the first film of the Covid era to have exceeded one billion dollars in global revenue, brought Marvel Studios’ know-how back to the forefront.
After some last-minute changes, due to the outbreak of the pandemic, the annual schedule for Kevin Feige’s studio is revealed for 2022.
Throughout this agenda, we immediately notice the return and appearance of new characters from the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe).
French comic book specialist Xavier Fournier, author of Kirbysphere, a fascinating study on the work of Jack Kirby, deciphers the ins and outs of these different phenomena making the wealth of a studio which has kept its freedom within the giant Disney.
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