Television Marvels: What if...?

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Posting this trailer as it seems to merge them together.
Aug 11 release.

Looking forward to this.
 

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Can’t be the only one thought Marvel was shite?
 

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First episode out. It was decent and fun

Given its animated there is so much that can be done and interested to see where they go
Expecting the first few episodes to be individual episodes as per phase 1 of mcu
 

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Milking that cow real good
 

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First episode was good, but nothing special imo.
 

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They ditched the Marvel / Star Wars one for at least this series.
 

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Decent first episode. Pretty sure Red Skull summoning Hydra’s champion is the Hive story from AoS.
 

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That was entertaining, very fun and the animations quality is great, however it felt very fast or even rushed because they wanted to cram most of The First Avenger events movie with new details in only half an hour. It would have been nice if it was longer 15 more minutes or so. I would have liked to see more of Carter than what was presented to be honest.
 

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It was alright. Something odd about the mouths, which I found really distracting.

Agree that it felt very rushed. So much so that moments aren't given space to breathe and it all feels very superficial.

Easily the weakest of the Marvel shows so far.
 

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I quite liked the animation style. But thought the episode itself felt like an extended trailer.

You can't just rely on a single basic idea without fleshing out the rest of the storyline. As usual with Marvel in recent years, they've found themselves playing to the gallery. What resulted was a show that's only for the fans who are intimately familiar with the history of the comic books and will be satisfied to in-jokes and easter eggs. Which meant the writers felt like they can skip over huge parts the narrative to save time. And that inevitably led to bad storytelling.

To be clear, fan fiction isn't inherently bad. But you still need some substance to go along with the inevitable circle jerk. Hopefully it gets better in episode 2.
 
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Bucky looked like Chris pine at times. Or he just looked weird
 

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Captain Genocide :lol:

Enjoyed that episode a lot more.
 

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That was brilliant. Loved it and a nice tribute to Boseman too.

Enjoyed Thanos' turn. I personally would have loved about another five-ten mins just to show a 'flashback' type thing of Tchalla and Thanos having a conversation :lol:

That was Drax at the bar right? Weird they didnt get Batista to voice it.
 

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That was brilliant. Loved it and a nice tribute to Boseman too.

Enjoyed Thanos' turn. I personally would have loved about another five-ten mins just to show a 'flashback' type thing of Tchalla and Thanos having a conversation :lol:

That was Drax at the bar right? Weird they didnt get Batista to voice it.
Yep. He apparently wasn’t asked to voice it, but according to the producers it was some miscommunication.

I read that it wasn’t Chris Evans voicing in the first episode, so whoever they got to replace him did a good job!
 

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Thanos' personality and interaction were great, the best in this episode. The story itself was pretty average I won't lie, I don't think I will remember it that much later on.

I feels like they missed the opportunity of swapping Quill with T'Challla. It just felt like swapping skins but nothing more. T'Challa is still acting the same way Quill would have acted in almost all scenes. Compare that to how Thanos reacts here in comparison to his interaction in the original timeline.
 

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Thanos' personality and interaction were great, the best in this episode. The story itself was pretty average I won't lie, I don't think I will remember it that much later on.

I feels like they missed the opportunity of swapping Quill with T'Challla. It just felt like swapping skins but nothing more. T'Challa is still acting the same way Quill would have acted in almost all scenes. Compare that to how Thanos reacts here in comparison to his interaction in the original timeline.
I dont know, they made it seem like TChalla is a better StarLord and the world and universe is better off, due to the fact that he talked down Thanos.
 

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Third episode was great. Especially playing into the whole initiative in a week.

Also Coulson :lol:
 

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Very good episode, I liked the mystery element to it.
 

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Third episode is by a country mile the best one so far. This is what I hoping to see from this series. Honestly, that episode could have been a two hour movie and it would have been fricking awesome. I dont really understand the thought process of limiting the episodes to only 30 mins. The first one, Ok, its just a rehash of Captain America. But the second episode could have really benefited from a few extra minutes to flesh it out more. But this one? Its almost criminal to have a solid story like that be so short.
 

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Third episode is by a country mile the best one so far. This is what I hoping to see from this series. Honestly, that episode could have been a two hour movie and it would have been fricking awesome. I dont really understand the thought process of limiting the episodes to only 30 mins. The first one, Ok, its just a rehash of Captain America. But the second episode could have really benefited from a few extra minutes to flesh it out more. But this one? Its almost criminal to have a solid story like that be so short.
Maybe price of voice actors? Or how much it would cost for the extra time on the animation?

Dunno but agree with you. Come have been a much longer movie
 

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The latest episode was quite dark. The heroes could use some counselling for dealing with grief.
 

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The weakest episode thus far but still very watchable.
Whaaaaat???

I'm opposite of you. I think this series is getting better and better

That episode was dark. What strange went through seeing his love die over and over again is a nightmare

I did enjoy the watcher being acknowledged too. The universe is gone but Strange still lives in that dot of existence right?
 

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Yeah, I thought it was easily the best episode so far.
 

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Another fun episode. Plenty of good jokes (Ant-Man in particular) & quite graphic with the zombie deaths. I want to see zombie Thanos.
 

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Zoooombies

Blam blam

The funny thing is, I was thinking where's thanos, given this was infinity wars and then, the ending

Wanda and vision are cursed together in every reality aren't they?
 

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Really enjoyed today's episode. I'm a sucker for modern day zombies (Dawn of the Dead, Walking Dead, World War Z).
Really fun to see Okoye/ Michonne in this ep.

I find a bit weird that Marvel included zombies in the MCU. Looks... off for me. Do zombies appear in Marvel comics?
 

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Really enjoyed today's episode. I'm a sucker for modern day zombies (Dawn of the Dead, Walking Dead, World War Z).
Really fun to see Okoye/ Michonne in this ep.

I find a bit weird that Marvel included zombies in the MCU. Looks... off for me. Do zombies appear in Marvel comics?
Yes. An entire universe infact.
 

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Really enjoyed today's episode. I'm a sucker for modern day zombies (Dawn of the Dead, Walking Dead, World War Z).
Really fun to see Okoye/ Michonne in this ep.

I find a bit weird that Marvel included zombies in the MCU. Looks... off for me. Do zombies appear in Marvel comics?
Yeah, they have had quite a few mini series.