This is just guesswork. Pure bloody minded guesswork and I’m not that satisfied with any of them so the answer will probably be d) something else.
Last night, Marvel sent out a press release stating,
Marvel Announces An All-New Thundering Title On ‘The View’ with the news that on ABC’s magazine programme at 11am today, Marvel would be announcing its “explosive title.”
So what could it be? Here are three guesses. And yes, “title” would seem to indicate a comic book. And a Deadline source says that’s it’s not TV or film.
Agent Carter. The View is a female-focused show, with Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy hosting. Agent Carter is the next Marvel show for ABC, and both companies are owned by Disney. Would this be a good time to announce the comic, with actress Hayley Atwell on hand as well?
Sam Wilson, The Falcon as the new Captain America. Such a story might be in black icon Whoopi Goldberg‘s wheelhouse, and is certainly something that national television might lap up… but is it too male? And is this a new book? And neither plays off the “thundering” PR headline.
New Angela series by Kieron Gillen and Marguerite Bennett. Female focused, female co-writer, who knows maybe even a female artist – and the “thunder” would tie in with her new status as sister of Thor. But… the character is hardly well known enough, unless they find a way to tie it more explicitly with the Thor brand. And I’d heard they were saving this for San Diego…
So, none of these guesses are entirely satisfactory. As we said, d) is probably the most logical answer. Other guesses include a Ms Marvel movie, the already-announced Storm series,
Any guesses of your own?
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