Original anthology docuseries explores Marvel’s history and the intersection of storytelling, pop culture and fandom within the Marvel Universe.
Disney+ has released two exclusive sneak peek clips from the upcoming original anthology docuseries, Marvel’s 616. The first clip is from the episode “Higher, Further, Faster,” directed by actor/director Gillian Jacobs, which shines a light on the trailblazing women of Marvel Comics and how they found ways to tell stories of representation and inclusion.
The second clip is from the Paul Scheer-directed episode “Lost and Found,” following the actor and comedian’s eye-opening and hilarious journey to discover the “forgotten” characters of Marvel Comics. Individually, each documentary in this series tells a compelling story that brings its filmmaker's vision to life.
On Thursday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. PT, Disney+ will host a virtual Comic-Con@Home panel; “A Look Inside Marvel’s 616” with Jacobs, Scheer and executive producers Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman and moderator Angélique Roché (host of Marvel’s Voices and The Women of Marvel Podcasts), where they will discuss the making of this new original docuseries.
Marvel’s 616 explores how Marvel’s rich legacy of stories, characters and creators exist within the world outside your window. Each documentary, helmed by a unique filmmaker, explores the intersections of storytelling, pop culture, and fandom within the Marvel Universe. Films in this anthology series will cover topics including Marvel’s world-spanning artists, the trailblazing women of Marvel Comics, discovering the “forgotten” characters of Marvel, and much more.
“Marvel’s 616 is produced by Marvel New Media with Supper Club. The series is executive produced by Joe Quesada, Shane Rahmani, Stephen Wacker, John Cerilli, Harry Go, and Sarah Amos for Marvel; and Jason Sterman, Brian McGinn, and David Gelb for Supper Club.