Since Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. began premiering in 2012 as the first Marvel TV series, there have now been 21 different shows produced by Marvel Television and Marvel Studios. With programs on ABC, Netflix, Hulu, Freeform, and most recently Disney+, the MCU has been seriously expanding their universe away from solely movies, and creating spinoff shows with secondary characters as well as some new ones. The release of Wandavision in 2021 was the first series that incorporated a character that also integrated into the mainstream Marvel multiverse, with some of the Disney+ Marvel series now being considered as part of the “phase” rollouts that the MCU is known for.
From Daredevil’s debut in 2015 until 2019, Marvel’s TV productions have been available to stream on Netflix. But when Disney+ made its appearance, these superhero shows started getting canceled, “Daredevil” being the first.
As we come to the end of 2021, we also come to the end of the first set of tv series and films introducing Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Like the phases that have come before, Phase 4 has shown us new characters (both heroes and villains), possible plot points, and hundreds of easter eggs.
Grab a hot chocolate and your bow and arrow because the official trailer for Disney+’s Hawkeye is finally here.