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Published December 7, 2020

Directors' Commentary: Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman on 'King in Black' #1

Spoiler alert! Go behind the curtain with the creators of the Knull epic!

Face front, raucous readers of KING IN BLACK—and prepare for a special episode of Marvel's Pull List!

This week, your hosts Ryan "Agent M" Penagos and Tucker Markus welcome back Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman to discuss the electrifying event that's currently taking over the planet. This chat follows last week's interview, which dug into the details of VENOM #1, and completes the dastardly duology by going behind the scenes of KING IN BLACK #1!

King in Black (2020) #1

In the episode, Donny and Ryan go page-by-page, talking character design, callbacks, splash pages, how they aimed to have issue #1 feel like the final chapter of any other event series, and so much more.

Head back and read VENOM #1-5 on Marvel Unlimited for FREE, then tune in below!

Venom (2018) #1

Venom (2018) #1

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And that's not all! In addition to the Brock back-and-forth, Ryan and Tucker also preview every new Marvel comic hitting your local comic shop today! Here's the full rundown...

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #54
  • AVENGERS #39    
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #24      
  • CONAN THE BARBARIAN #17       
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9     
  • HEROES AT HOME #1   
  • JUGGERNAUT #4
  • KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #1   
  • MARAUDERS #16   
  • SPIDER-MAN #5 
  • STAR WARS #9   
  • STRANGE ACADEMY #6      
  • S.W.O.R.D. #1    
  • THE RISE OF ULTRAMAN #4 
  • VENOM #31   
  • WARHAMMER 40,000: MARNEUS CALGAR #3

Tune in to the episode here!

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