A launch window has been introduced for the upcoming Marvel sequence What If…?, an animated program that may stream on Disney+. Like the comedian sequence by which it is impressed, the present might be an anthology the place every episode places a spin on a key second from MCU historical past, and explores how occasions would possibly’ve performed out in another way because of this.

The What If? comedian sequence started in 1977 and continues to the current day, largely following the identical format. One of its most well-known deviations is What If Gwen Stacy Had Lived?, retelling presumably essentially the most infamous occasion in Marvel historical past, and resulting in the ramifications of Spider-Man being revealed as Peter Parker. Some of the opposite concepts embody What if Daredevil Had Killed the Kingpin?; What if the Fantastic Four Had Not Gained Their Super-Powers?; What if the Punisher’s Family Had Not Been Killed?; and the considerably prescient What if Jane Foster Had Found the Hammer of Thor? The sequence was revamped in 2006 to inform tales in full alternate realities, with occasions akin to Steve Rogers preventing within the historic Civil War in opposition to his former Colonel Bucky Barnes, the undead White Skull.

Continue scrolling to maintain studying Click the button under to begin this text in fast view.

Related: Everything We Know So Far About The Disney+ Catalog

The announcement of when What If…? would air was one in all a myriad assortment of fan-pleasing updates unveiled yesterday to a packed Hall H at San Diego Comic Con. Although a selected launch date wasn’t forthcoming, it was said that the sequence would seem a while in the summertime of 2021. The sequence will see Uatu the Watcher (Jeffery Wright) relate a lot of tales from his observations of different universes past Earth-199999, the MCU’s designation in the multiverse.

The first story to get the alternate occasions therapy is the origin of Captain America, which on this case will see Peggy Carter be the one to take the tremendous soldier serum and don the star-spangled leather-based, leaving Steve Rogers a scrawny child who however nonetheless fights alongside her, as a substitute becoming a member of the warfare in opposition to the Nazis and the Red Skull by utilizing an armored battle swimsuit created by Howard Stark. Although precisely which different tales are being tackled hasn’t been specified, a lot of important actors from the likes of Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man, Thor and Black Panther introduced to be participating invokes lots of hypothesis.

Its not shocking that an actual launch date is but to be forthcoming. Each of the series to feature on Disney+ continues to be in improvement, so it will be untimely to present an actual date on which they’d be unleashed, and since manufacturing and streaming are successfully the identical firm, there isn’t any third get together scheduling to think about. What If…? dropping in the summertime supplies it with a window the place it will be the only real MCU content material accessible. The Loki and WandaVision sequence are deliberate to start streaming in the beginning of the 12 months, and Hawkeye in direction of its finish, whereas the closest launch in the principle MCU continuity might be Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, launched on May 7, leaving What If…? with none distractions in making audiences ponder issues which may’ve been.

Next: What To Expect From The Loki TV Show