George Tuska was one of those rare artists who could truly do it all; one of the comics industry's most prolific illustrators, who took on countless series and characters in a career that spanned six decades. But while his professional trademarks of adaptability, consistency, and longevity guaranteed him regular assignments, a devoted fanbase, and consistent employment for the length of his life, they also make him an easily-overlooked figure when trying to condense the history of comics into simple, slimmed-down narratives.
It was Daredevil star Charlie Cox who first let slip that Marvel Netflix teamup The Defenders would start shooting before 2016's end, throwing into question Daredevil Season 3, and now we can consider it official. Not only will Daredevil showrunners Marco Ramirez and Doug Petrie helm The Defenders, but Drew Goddard will take an active position as executive producer.
Marvel’s first foray into street-level heroism drew comparisons with The Wire, but Luke Cage may much more accurately wield the title, per showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker. The Netflix series boss opens up on the “sophisticated” approach with a dash of ‘90s hip-hop, while Mike Colter promises a familiar sight for comic fans.
Neither Marvel nor Netflix have made particularly clear how the future Defenders series will be scheduled, following Luke Cage’s September premiere, current Iron Fist production, or the others awaiting new seasons, but has Daredevil come to the rescue? Charlie Cox says The Defenders will shoot later this year, potentially setting us up for a 2017 premiere.
Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage surprised us all with the release of its first teaser, months ahead of a September 30 premiere, and new details of the Hero for Hire’s live-action return have busted out as well. Victor Frankenstein and Sherlock director Paul McGuigan directed the first two installments of the upcoming series, as revealed on social media.
Most Marvel fans have barely had the time to start their Daredevil Season 2 binge, and already our first look at Luke Cage has arrived! The third Defender has released a first official teaser for the September 30 premiere, already shrugging off bullets.
This coming Friday will see Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil sharing all kinds of company in Hell’s Kitchen, but the Man Without Fear may not play so nice with others, even when it comes to teamup miniseries The Defenders. According to Charlie Cox, Matt’s arrogance is going to be a big obstacle to overcome down the line.
Marvel’s Daredevil returns his horned brand of vigilante justice to Hell’s Kitchen as early as this Friday, introducing MCU takes on The Punisher and Elektra Natchios for Season 2. We’ve already touted Marvel’s most explosive season yet, but before your own binge, get answers to some of Daredevil Season 2's most burning questions with our spoilery FAQ review of the first seven episodes!
Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil will return for its second season in just one week’s time, but that hasn’t stopped Defenders fans from looking to Luke Cage as our next big debut. Now, we’ve finally learned that Harlem’s hero for hire will arrive on Netflix in September, thanks to Luke Cage star Mike Colter himself.