Latest Marvel news: Things keep getting worse for ‘Quantumania’ as ‘The Kang Dynasty’ writer goes into damage control mode

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It was only a week or two ago that it was at fever pitch marvel cinematic universeThe fifth leg of the U.S. threatened to boil over, only for a disappointing response Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania To take the wind out of the sails of the entire multiverse saga.

Since then, things have gone from bad to worse, and now we have already reached a point where the authors of both three lines and avengers: kong dynasty Forced to go on the defensive. These are uncharted waters for the franchise, and they could be about to get a lot choppier.

quantum frenzy falls so hard at the box office that it joins morbius And dark Phoenix club

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Not satisfied with the biggest box office drop in MCU history after a 70 percent drop in its second weekend, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania also stole the record of batman vs superman The biggest drop for any comic book adaptation to debut at over $100 million.

In terms of sheer style regardless of the numbers, Peyton Reed’s third stint behind the camera is occupying similar territory. morbius And dark PhoenixTwo of the worst Marvel movies to ever exist, something that seemed unfathomable a week and a half ago.

Kang Dynasty The author is already forced to defend his adversary

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Introducing a character considered to be the most dangerous and deadly foe the MCU has ever seen before failing his mission at the first hurdle after being crossed by an army of ants, not a good look for Kang the Conqueror. quantum frenzy Writer Jeff Loveness was already forced to be on the defensive.

Responding to backlash on the newest big bad being thwarted so easily, rick and morty The alum claimed that he wanted to give her a layer of vulnerability right away, but the line between that and weakness is very thin.

With three years still to go, the Multiverse Saga malaise is healing dangerously quickly

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Marvel Goes All-In On Multiverse Saga, But Muted Reactions quantum frenzy has done an excellent job of dispelling any tangible sense of anticipation and intrigue for what lies ahead. Many fans are already tired of multiple timelines and variants coming, but they have no choice but to like it or ditch it outright.

Of course, a wave of acclaimed upcoming projects could help turn the tide of discontent, but it would do no good for the target audience to express discontent until the story is over. avengers: secret wars land in May 2026.

That’s it for another all-action week of Marvel news, but be sure to check back tomorrow as it all begins again.

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