The Marvel Universe unveiled some of its upcoming comic series and television shows featuring the X-Men, Captain America, Luke Cage and other characters at the San Diego Comic Con. The four day event started on July 21 and will end on July 24.
On the first day Comic Con, editors and writers for the "X-Men" and "Inhumans" announced a new series entitled, "Death of X". On Friday Marvel comics' representatives talked about the latest story developments on "Civil War" and its aftermath.
A number of actors and actresses featured in Marvel comics' numerous television productions also made their appearances, according to CNET. Jon Bernthal assumed the character of the Punisher in the Netflix series "Daredevil". His guest appearance turned out to be a preview of the upcoming series "Punisher".Bernthal talked briefly to the audience and left.
Another Marvel character about to make an appearance with an upcoming series is Luke Cage (played by Mike Colter). The upcoming Marvel show is set to be aired on September 30. Accompanying Cage in the story is Misty Knight (played by Simone Missick), a detective who wants to find out any information about him.
The villain in this upcoming show is Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes (played by Mahershala Ali). He owns a night club that serves as a front for his various criminal activities. Another character in the story is Mariah Dillard (played by Alfre Woodard). She is a politician who feels it's her duty to protect her cousin Stokes.
Netflix and Marvel released a video clip giving fans a clear idea of his Cage's ability. The man from Harlem has no trouble punching numerous guys with his superhuman strength and imperviousness to bullets.
Netflix is turning out to be the home of many Marvel television series. A short preview for another upcoming show featuring "Iron Fist" has also been released. The protagonist Danny Rand aka Iron fist is played by Finn Jones.