Marvel reportedly brought Man-Thing to Disney+ for Halloween Special

Things have changed in the MCU as it heads into Phase 4, with darker times seemingly heading towards Marvel superheroes in the form of several supernatural and horror-based characters set to debut. on the big screen and Disney+. It looks like in addition to Marvel’s in-production projects, there’s a new special based on the dark character of man-thing. As reported night werewolf special being created for a Halloween release, man-thing He’s said to be getting the same treatment, which will see Marvel go deeper into the dark and twisted horror world he’s begun to explore.

As reported by ScreenGeeksources said that man-thing is being tackled as a horror-based entry into the MCU in a Halloween Special, and they’re reportedly looking for a big name to take on the role of the lesser-known creature from Marvel comics. While not fully confirmed, the news was retweeted by regular Marvel news source Daniel RPK on Twitter, suggesting there’s more than just a hunch to the rumor. With night werewolf already said to receive this same treatment, it could be that Marvel builds its arsenal of supernatural beings, which already includes Blade and Moon Knight.


man-thing is effectively the Marvel equivalent of Swamp Thing, released in May 1971 two whole months before DC’s most well-known creature made its debut. Being written by two artists who were roommates at the time their designs saw the light of day, it looks like legal wrangling would be on the cards, but given that both characters seem to be from a 1940s character called The Heap, everything was allowed to lie. While Swamp Thing has been seen in movies, cartoons and a TV series, man-thing has so far only appeared on a film released by Syfy Channel in 2005, and fans are hoping for a better release this time.

Man-Thing Has Made Very Subtle Appearances In The MCU Before

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Like everything in the MCU, nothing comes from nothing. There is always a hunch or a fleeting glimpse of something that foreshadows what might happen in the future. man-thing has already been teased in this way by appearing as an easter egg in Thor: Ragnarok like a head carved on a tower showing the former Grandmaster arena champions. While this was a minor detail, which also included depictions of Beta Ray Bill and Ares, for those familiar with their comics, it’s possible Kevin Feige and his team have already sown the seeds.

We will now have to wait to learn more about man-thing project, as for night werewolf rumored to have a Halloween special first, as early as this year if some reports are to be believed, then it will be 2023 at the earliest before Man-Thing can make its full debut in the MCU.

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