Marvel’s Luke Cage has officially struck out in his own series, but that hasn’t stopped Jessica Jones fans from wondering if Mike Colter’s Hero for Hire will end up hired back to Hell’s Kitchen. Luke and Jessica will at least reunite for The Defenders, while showrunner Melissa Rosenberg teases if Luke might have any role to play in Jessica Jones Season 2.
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Luke Cage will officially make his mark on Netflix in just a few hours, but believe it or not, certain crazies out there don’t have the subscription to partake. So it is, that Luke Cage can entice us even further with its shimmering, melodic title sequence, following in the footsteps of Daredevil and Jessica Jones.
We’re just hours away from binging all that Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage has to offer, but don’t hold it against star Simone Missick for dropping an anticipated spoiler early. Not only will Misty Knight live to fight another day, the Marvel fan-favorite will also arm up for The Defenders crossover series.
Luke Cage, sometimes known as Power Man, was created by Archie Goodwin, John Romita, Sr. and George Tuska, and debuted in his own book, Luke Cage, Hero for Hire, back in 1972. He wasn't Marvel's first black hero --- that was Black Panther --- or its first African American hero --- that was Falcon --- but he was the first black hero to launch in his own book and be given a push as a solo hero. In short, he was the first black hero who was made to be a star, and he was one.
We've collected some of the best Luke Cage fan art we could find to celebrate the release of his new Netflix series. A lot of it harkens back to his original 1970s look, but some of it incorporates more recent looks, or takes him in a new direction. If there's one thing that Cage's comics history proves, it's that you can take him in a lot of different directions, but he'll always be unbreakable.
Soon to be four seasons into Marvel’s Netflix Defenders with the release of Luke Cage, the comic company offers little insight into its scheduling process beyond two seasons a year. At one point, Marvel even thought Iron Fist should follow Jessica Jones, of which Luke Cage’s showrunner now says they opted to “follow the momentum.”
Marvel’s Luke Cage brings his bulletproof brand of vigilante justice to Harlem as early as this Friday, introducing MCU takes on Misty Knight, Cottonmouth and Black Mariah along the way. We’ve already reviewed Marvel’s most dynamic series yet, but before your own binge, get answers to some of Luke Cage’s most burning questions with our spoilery FAQ review of the first seven episodes!
Marvel’s Netflix ‘Luke Cage’ hits the streets with bulletproof style, full of colorful, legendary storytelling with a soundtrack to match its dynamite cast. Our early review, before all episodes burst through the wall on September 30!
We’ll be able to get our hands on Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage as early as this Friday, but who couldn’t do with one last trailer? The third Defender series’ musical influence is more center stage than ever in the latest look, as Luke Cage even meets Method Man on one of his heroic deeds.
If Luke Cage fans had to pick one standout moment from the trailer, it would likely be that of the third Defender outfitted to look like his classic comic appearance, tiara and all. As it turns out, we’ll see a whole new side of Luke Cage come September 30, as the latest featurette reveals a bit of Cage’s origin, including some very questionable wigs.
You can never keep a good villain down, especially in the Marvel universe (emphasis on “good”), and Vincent D’Onofrio’s Wilson Fisk was last seen itching for payback. So it is, that the Daredevil star claims he knows exactly when and where Kingpin will strike next, but which series might we see it in?