Before his return in Avengers: Endgame, fans can see Thanos (Josh Brolin) don his iconic armor from the Annihilation comic in this new image.
In 2006, Marvel released a new event series titled Annihilation, which focused on many of the key cosmic players of the Marvel universe, including Thanos. The Mad Titan was most recently seen on the big screen in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War played by Josh Brolin but in Annihilation, fans were treated to a very different kind of Thanos.
The six-issue miniseries featured the Infinity Gauntlet foe wearing a very iconic, white outfit. Now, fans can finally see Josh Brolin’s version of the character wearing the outfit thanks to God of War art director Raf Grassetti.
Last year, around the same time Avengers: Infinity War hit the big screen, Sony’s God of War released exclusively to the PS4 to massive praise from fans and critics alike. The latest entry of the long-running God of War franchise featured beautiful art direction from Raf Grassetti, who took to Instagram to apply that same talent to a new image of Thanos wearing something that will hopefully be featured in Avengers: Endgame in just a few short months. Check out the incredible artwork in the post below.
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“Let them try!” I’m so hyped for what’s coming from Marvel over the next few months I decided to have some fun and do a pass at Thanos’ classic Annihilation costume. Hype!! More on this soon 🤘🏼 .. @bosslogic @joshbrolin @therussobrothers @ryan_meinerding_art #thanos #marvel #avengers #endgame #avengersendgame #annihilation #nova #comics #conceptart #characterdesign
Although the next Avengers film has the subtitle Endgame, some fans are still convinced that the film will loosely adapt at least part of the Annihilation story. The miniseries featured a powerful enemy named Annihilus leading a fleet of spaceships known as “The Annihilation Wave” across the galaxy. Given the secrecy surrounding Avengers: Endgame, it’s possible that Marvel is hiding this shocking twist from fans but nothing has been officially confirmed regarding the presence of Annihilus or The Annihilation Wave in Avengers: Endgame at this time.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Avengers: Endgame as soon as more information becomes available. What’s your opinion on the artwork from the God of War art director? How do you think Annihilation could work into the story of Endgame? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.
“A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.”
Avengers: Endgame will hit theaters on April 26, 2019.
What We Learned About ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ At CCXP
Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios shared some brand new information on their highly-anticipated sequel, Spider-Man: Far From Home. The film, which is the follow-up to 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming marks the return of Tom Holland as Peter Parker following the release of Avengers: Endgame and will also feature the cinematic debut of Mysterio, who is portrayed by Academy Award-nominee Jake Gyllenhaal.
Here are some of the things we have learned about Spider-Man: Far From Home following its presentation at the 2018 Comic Con Experience (CCXP) in Brazil. Click "Next" to find out.
1. Peter Parker & Michelle Will Be Involved Romantically
In Spider-Man: Homecoming, we saw Peter crushing on Liz Allan (Laura Harrier), who has since moved away from Queens, New York with her mother following the fallout of her father Adrian Toomes' (Michael Keaton) crimes as the Vulture. With Liz now out of the picture, we have Michelle Jones (Zendaya) also known as "MJ" that Peter has his eyes on. In Homecoming, Michelle seemed to tow the line between cold and friendly to Peter, with hints that she was romantically interested in him the whole time.
Now, it looks like Peter and Michelle have since grown closer with one another following the events of Homecoming. Perhaps their romantic connection will play a significant role in Peter's motivations in Far From Home.
2. Aunt May Supports Her Nephew As Spider-Man In Far From Home
Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) found out about her beloved nephew Peter's secret at the end of Homecoming. Now that she's aware that he continues his hero work as our Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, she is also fully-supportive of him despite the fact that he continues to put himself in danger.
3. Happy Hogan & Aunt May Share A Romantic Affair
This one comes as a bit of a surprise. Based off of information from CCXP, it appears that Aunt May is romantically involved with none other than Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau). This certainly won't be awkward for Peter.
4. Spider-Man & Mysterio Start Are Brought Together By Nick Fury
The narrative for Far From Home will begin with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) bringing Spider-Man and Quentin Blake/Mysterio together for a mission in which they must hunt down the Elementals. Mysterio has some knowledge about the Elementals and wants to defeat them to make the world safer.
The unlikely duo has been described to have a "brothers in arms" dynamic. What could possibly go wrong?
5. Spider-Man & Mysterio's Relationship Is The Central Focus
During the presentation at CCXP, Gyllenhaal revealed that Far From Home will be a unique Spider-Man film due to the relationship between the beloved hero and Mysterio:
"The central point of the film is the relationship of Peter with Mysterio, which is a completely new dynamic. Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man. There's no one more professional than him."
Seeing Holland and Gyllenhaal acting alongside eachother will certainly be a highlight.