Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye: Freefall’ Comic Features ‘Joker’ Easter Egg

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A surprising Joker Easter egg appears in Marvel’s Hawkeye: Freefall with Clint Barton taking shots at the Joaquin Phoenix film.

It seems like Marvel isn’t afraid to take playful shots at DC as seen with a Joker Easter egg in Hawkeye: Freefall #3 written by Matt Rosenberg. While the folks at Warner Bros. and DC aren’t exactly going to be offended given that Joaquin Phoenix just won Best Actor at the Oscars for his performance in Joker, the brief callout to the film in Marvel’s Hawkeye: Freefall #3 will definitely make readers laugh a little thanks to Clint Barton’s reaction to it.

Marvel included the Joker easter egg when Hawkeye gets a call from Bryce ,who tells Clint about a film he was watching, noting that someone “killed these three guys on the subway. After that, it got all weird.” When Bryce offers to let Hawkeye watch the film because he torrented it, Clint lectures his friend about illegally watching movies, but he takes a quiet shot at Joker by saying “Also, it sounds real dumb. I gave you this channel for work calls, okay?”

Did you spot the Joker easter egg in Marvel’s Hawkeye: Freefall? Did you enjoy Joker? Sound off in the comments below!

Hawkwye is expected to return on the small screen with a Disney Plus series. Full details on Hawkeye are currently under wraps, though the Disney Plus series will follow Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton as he prepares to pass the mantle to Kate Bishop. In the comics, Kate Bishop is the third character and first woman to assume the Hawkeye name.

Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye is just one of the many projects Marvel Studios is developing for Disney Plus. These projects include The Falcon and the Winter SoldierWandaVisionLokiWhat If…?, HawkeyeMs. MarvelMoon Knight, and She-Hulk.

Hawkeye is currently scheduled to premiere on Disney Plus in Fall 2021.


New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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