2022 12 months In Overview: Favourite MCU Second

2022 had all of it: dreamwalking, AvengerCon, the return of Mjölnir, Ok.E.V.I.N., Kevin Bacon, Ted, a particular look by Black Bolt, mutations, turning again the evening sky, Madisynn, a visit to Talokan, twerking, Miek in a go well with, lentil soup, NDAs, and so, a lot extra. The place to even start?

As we wind down with 2022 and prepare for 2023, it’s time to recap what had been a few of our favourite Marvel Cinematic Universe moments right here at Marvel, as a result of there isn’t a second too huge or too small. Whereas we love all of them, listed here are some issues that basically stood out this previous yr:

MOON KNIGHT

I’ve all the time been involved in historic Egyptian historical past and tradition, and Moon Knight is such an incredible character with layers and layers to unpack that it was the right mixture for the sequence. I actually stay up for seeing what’s subsequent for Moon Knight within the MCU! – Stephen Fiore, Senior Digital Designer

DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS

My favourite MCU second of the yr needs to be the scary chase scene with Wanda. It was an ideal marriage of unhinged Wanda and Sam Raimi horror. – Lorraine Cink, Director of Inventive Content material

Seeing Wanda’s breakdown as a result of she misplaced everybody she really loves – it provides this tragic backstory that makes me love her character much more. – Jennifer Ng, Viewers Growth & Analytics Coordinator

Lifeless Unusual, and that entire dreamwalking sequence, was simply so creepy, so bizarre, and so, so cool. Plus, the entire Physician Unusual versus “Sinister” Unusual battle. While you’re taking part in throughout the deteriorating material of actuality, in fact, you’d struggle one another with enchanted music notes and simply tear the partitions down. I really like how the magic, and breaking the foundations of that magic, was showcased of their huge scene. – Robyn Belt, Mgr Content material Editorial Marvel Limitless

Though it was unlucky that the Illuminati met their demise so rapidly, it gave the followers a glimpse into what alternate multiverse characters might seem like and what forms of tales might be informed. – Peter Rosas, Senior Growth Supervisor

There’s no higher solution to introduce the Illuminati to the MCU than exhibiting their hubris instantly turns into their very own undoing. Very on-brand!! – Brendon Bigley, Senior Supervisor of Distribution

The surprising moments are those that keep on with you.  Seeing the Illuminati crew present up was an actual goosebumps second – Mark Basso, Editor

MS. MARVEL

*places on pretend mustache over actual mustache and sun shades and wig* I’m undoubtedly not Ryan and undoubtedly unbiased and simply thought, “Wow, that’s some good cameo proper there.” – Ryan Penagos, Vice President & Inventive Government

Getting even the tiniest trace of what’s to return with that music cue on the finish made me audibly yelp when it occurred. – Ron Richards, Vice President Planning and Platforms

I’ve watched, and rewatched the ending of Ms. Marvel so many occasions I’ve it attributed to reminiscence. It’s such a significant second for Kamala — and viewers — and I really like that she is totally unbothered by this revelation. She doesn’t even know what having a mutation means! – Rachel Paige, Editor Marvel.com

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER

Thor has battled uber-powerful Tremendous Villains throughout his tenure within the MCU, however nothing places him in his place fairly like his adopted daughter screaming at him, “go to hell, demon!” – which is extremely satisfying to observe. – Andrea Lans, Affiliate Supervisor, Social Media

I used to be thrilled to see Thor, Jane, and Valkyrie’s battle in opposition to Gorr within the Shadow Realm. The scene jogged my memory of an outdated monster film, with its claymation-like actions and black-and-white aesthetic. And what a superb use of colour! The scene actually felt like a comic book e-book made flesh. – Meagan Damore, Affiliate Editor, Marvel.com

SHE-HULK: ATTORNEY AT LAW

Captain America f-!!!!! I really like seeing that the MCU can nonetheless shock us and be foolish! – Isabel Robertson, Affiliate Podcast Producer

I used to be an enormous fan of Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil so I used to be overjoyed to see him again within the go well with on She-Hulk this yr. From their banter to their flirting to their having to work round one another’s distinctive preventing types, Matt and Jen’s chemistry was infectious and pleasant. I hope we see extra with the 2 of them in 2023 and past! – Zachary Schechter, Proofreader

Nobody, not even She-Hulk herself is proof against signing an NDA. – Haley Conatser, Affiliate Supervisor, Content material Distribution

I beloved how meta the present was and the way it broke down partitions (actually) to convey a recent, humorous, and thought-provoking finale! – Brian Marquez, Affiliate Supervisor, Product Growth – Marvel Video games

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT

I don’t wish to spoil something for folk who’re nonetheless catching up, however after the ultimate scene of Werewolf By Night time,  I can not anticipate a Marvel horror buddy comedy. – Eric Grundhauser, Programming Supervisor

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER

Namor is one in every of marvel’s oldest characters, and to reenvision the character and society as one in every of historic Mesoamerican tradition shouldn’t be solely intelligent but additionally insanely refreshing. it really works so nicely on so many ranges and delivers among the finest Latinx illustration, to not point out the richest villain (hero??), we’ve seen within the MCU. – Jasmine Estrada, Audio Producer

I really like huge motion sequences however the quiet, tender, and heartfelt moments within the MCU like Queen Ramonda and Shuri’s dialog are so particular and stand out to me! Their brief interplay relating grief, anger, therapeutic, and Ramonda’s knowledge, persistence, and style with a conflicted Shuri coupled with the Ludwig Göransson music has me reducing onions simply recalling the scene! – Eun Jeong, Affiliate Supervisor, Enterprise Growth

The whole lot of Black Panther: Wakanda Without end being a tribute to one of many best actors and human beings from my era caught with me profoundly. Chadwick Boseman’s legacy is in the very best fingers with the {powerful} girls of Wakanda main the way in which. – Eric Monacelli, Senior Director, Product and Franchise Growth

Namor popping out of the water to talk with Shuri and Ramonda was simply so epic. There are moments within the MCU the place you possibly can inform one thing huge is coming, and this was undoubtedly one. Namor is such a power, and you may actually really feel that in his introduction.- Erin Kaswan, Content material Distribution Coordinator

NAMOR FIGHTING JETS!  These damned little superior ankle wings make my coronary heart leap! – Nick Lowe, Spider-Editor

The unimaginable struggle choreography, wonderful reveals, and stellar performances…what actually elevates Black Panther is tying these components collectively in a movie that’s core premise about grief and therapeutic is explored so fantastically. As a result of it’s constructed on that agency and extremely tangible basis, Black Panther was in a position to rise to heights we had not beforehand seen within the MCU. – Kaeden McGahey, Assistant Editor

THE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Mantis is my favourite member of the Guardians (subsequent to Groot, in fact, however that’s given)—so it was superior attending to see her undergo her personal journey within the Vacation Particular this yr. She’s a personality that offers a lot and to see her develop in her friendship with Drax and obtain that care in return from the remainder of her pals and crew made me really feel all the vacation heat and fuzzies. (Additionally: Cosmo! The newest excellent canine within the MCU!) – Religion D’Isa, Assistant Supervisor, Viewers Growth

Uncover a few of these titles, and extra, now streaming on Disney+. 

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