‘What If…?’ Promo Art Shows Off Karen Gillan’s ‘Heist Nebula’

There's something different about Nebula.

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Merch from Marvel Studios’ animated series What If…? shows off Karen Gillan’s unrecognizable Heist Nebula.

Marvel Studio’s first animated series What If…? is set to debut later this month, giving us hypothetical deep-dives into various Marvel characters and stories. Some of the ones we’re most excited about include T’Challa being abducted by Yondu instead of Star-Lord, Peggy Carter becoming a super-soldier, and Killmonger saving Tony Stark before his abduction by the Ten Rings organization. Thanks to a new promotional image, a new character variation is on our radar.

A new action figure for Karen Gillan’s Nebula has surfaced. However, this isn’t the traditional Nebula that was last seen in Avengers: Endgame. Instead, What If…? proposes Gillan’s alien/cyborg as a thief, dubbed Heist Nebula. Nebula is pretty much unrecognizable as this rendition of the character sees her sporting blonde hair. The accompanying blurb from the action figure states that Gillan’s new version of the character is “tech-savvy and brave” as well as “an intergalactic opportunist who is ready for adventure…” It remains to be seen how Gillan’s Heist Nebula fits into the series as a whole.


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Here is the synopsis for Marvel Studios’ What If…?:

“Exploring pivotal moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and turning them on their head, leading the audience into uncharted territory.”

The upcoming animated series will feature the voices of Josh Brolin, Natalie Portman, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Jeffrey Wright, Hayley Atwell, and other major stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

What If…? will premiere on Disney Plus on August 11. Episodes will be released weekly. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe and subscribe to our YouTube channel for original video content!

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