MARVEL’s Defenders looks cool. However, how much do you know about it? Don’t answer, just read some amazing facts about the series here:
- The Defenders (Comics) Was The More Supernatural & Mythical Side Of The Mighty Avengers
The team had a roster that followed a rotating regime. Doctor Strange led the original team of The Defenders alongside Hulk, Namor and The Silver Surfer, the mythical side of The Avengers.
- The Real Guardians Of Galaxy Were Associate Defenders
The new Guardians of Galaxy look really cool with Star-Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket Racoon and Groot. However, one of the greatest facts regarding the series is that the original Guardians of Galaxy were the associates of The Defenders.
- The Defenders (Netflix) Shows The Street Level Side Of The Avengers
The series showcased the street level side of The Avengers. According to MARVEL’s chief consultant, the heroes are going to be shown in a never-seen-before avatar on the show.
- The Defenders Has Four Different Phases
One of the amazing facts is that the series had four distinct phases. Originally, the team was led by Doctor Strange alongside Hulk, Ghost Rider and Silver Surfer. The concept was later modified thrice to pass the new phases.
- Every MARVEL Hero Has Been A Part Of The Defenders At Some Point
Do you love Wolverine? Do you love SpiderMan? Everyone from Hulk to Doctor Strange was once a part of the team.
- The Defenders (Netflix) Will Connect To MARVEL’s Film Universe Directly
According to the makers of the Netflix show, it is also going to connect with the MARVEL Cinematic Universe directly!
- Even DC Paid Homage To The Defenders On A Justice League Episode
Not only MARVEL, but DC also loved the series to an extent as they paid tribute to the team in the two part Justice League episode titled as ‘The Terror Beyond’.
- The Last Issue Of The Defenders (Comics) Ended With A Time Paradox
MARVEL launched a new series with the same name back in 2011 written by Matt Fraction and drawn by Terry Dodson. Back then, the new team featured Dr Strange, Namor, Silver Surfer, Red She-Hulk and Iron Fist (He is in the new TV Series as well!). However, the series ended at #12 issue for some unknown reason.
Though one of the highlights of that new series was the additional of Black Cat, Nick Fury and Ant-Man joined the team against the Death Celestials. During the end, Dr Strange changes the past so that the history of the team reuniting again is erased in order to save the universe from destruction. As a matter of fact, ultimately, the reunion never happens.