Amazon Prime Video’s new animated superhero show Invincible will not cross any characters from other Image Comics series.
Robert Kirkman, the creator of the new Amazon Prime video series Invincible, says the show will not have any characters from other Image Comics series crossing over to the show. Invincible is a new raunchy American animated superhero drama that just premiered in March. The show is based on the Invincible comic series that premiered in 2003. Kirkman created both comics and developed the new show.
The story follows a teenager named Mark Grayson aka Invincible. His father is Nolan Grayson, also known as Omni-Man, and he is the most powerful superhero on Earth. Mark begins to follow in his father’s footsteps once he begins to develop his own powers after he turns 17. Invincible It essentially features an origin story for its main character, but the show has been praised by critics for its ability to subvert common superhero origin story tropes. The series has received overwhelmingly positive reviews and debuted at 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. InvincibleThe massive cast includes the likes of Steven Yeun (Invincible), Mark Hamill (Rosebaum), Seth Rogen (Allen the Alien), Sandra Oh (Debbie Grayson), and JK Simmons (Omni-Man).
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Image Comics is one of today’s leading comic book publishers, with hundreds of different series, all featuring unique superheroes and supervillains. With Marvel Studios popularizing the cinematic universes, the question arises as to whether other characters from the various Image Comics series would appear in Invincible. In a recent interview with ColliderKirkman answered this very question. When asked if other Image Comics characters like Savage Dragon would ever appear in the series, he said the following:
“Right now there isn’t. I think it’s a kind of comic book magic and [with] comics I can call Erik Larsen and tell him if it’s okay if Savage Dragon shows up and he says yes, great. When you start involving massive corporations like Amazon, things get a bit tedious and difficult and it’s not the same kind of easy process. So sadly, we find it a bit more difficult to do something like that. “
Invincible makes an appearance in several other Image Comics series such as Savage Dragon, so it wouldn’t be unheard of if there was a crossover with other characters in it. Invincible Show. Unfortunately, it seems that managing the character rights for something like this could be difficult to do in a massive company like Amazon. However, Kirkman previously mentioned how he imagines there could be up to 7 seasons of Invincible. So there is plenty of time between now and then for possibly Kirkman or Amazon to change their minds.
If other Image Comics characters ever crossed paths in Invincible, then there could be a whole new superhero cinematic universe on Amazon Prime Video. The potential is endless for spin-off shows with the number of Image Comics characters out there. However, for now, there are no such plans. Stay tuned for updates on Invincible because all that could change, especially if the series becomes a huge success.
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