Marvel Comics is offering documentary content via Marvel’s 616 this Friday, a YouTube show called Storyboards that launched in July, and now a second season for Marvel’s Storyboards has been announced and launched. Hosted by Joe Quesada, EVP, Creative Director of Marvel Entertainment, the new season will continue to feature Quesada profiling creators of all types.
The new season kicks things off with Gillian Jacobs who also happens to be directing an episode in Marvel’s 616 documentary series. Watch it below.
Check out a full list of episodes along with their release dates below.
- Monday, November 16: Episode 1 feat. Gillian Jacobs
- Friday, November 20: Episode 2 feat. Sasheer Zamata
- Tuesday, November 24: Episode 3 feat. Samhita Mukhopadhyay
- Tuesday, December 1: Episode 4 feat. Nelson Figueroa
- Tuesday, December 8: Episode 5 feat. Taboo
- Tuesday, December 15: Episode 6 feat. Ed Viesturs
Check out a gallery below for a taste of each episode.
For more on Marvel’s Storyboards, read the official Marvel press release below.
New York, NY – November 16, 2020– Following a hit first season that received over 5 million views, Marvel Entertainment is thrilled to announce Marvel’s Storyboards season 2 will premiere on Monday, November 16! Fans will be able to tune in to the second season of Marvel’s Storyboards on Marvel’s YouTube channel and Marvel.com this holiday season – all for free!
Marvel’s Storyboards is a 12-episode non-fiction series following Joe Quesada, EVP, Creative Director of Marvel Entertainment, as he explores the origin stories and inspirations of storytellers of all mediums, backgrounds, and experiences at their favorite spots throughout New York City and beyond. The series aired its first six-episode season this past summer, and continuing this second season, will showcase a variety of visionary, critically acclaimed storytellers includingSasheer Zamata (actress, stand-up comedian and former SNL), Ed Viesturs (high-altitude mountaineer), Nelson Figueroa (former MLB pitcher for the New York Mets), Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Samhita Mukhopadhyay (Executive Editor, Teen Vogue), and Taboo (Black Eyed Peas), adding to the first season’s featured guests Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Bobby Lopez (EGOT winning songwriter, Frozen, Avenue Q), Johnny Weir (former Olympic figure skater), Christian Borle (Something Rotten, Smash), Margaret Stohl (Life of Captain Marvel), and Hugh Jackman (Wolverine).
“Looking at the show and the reception we saw for season one, we were humbled by how our guests’ stories were resonating and inspiring fans. We are all so grateful to these incredible talents for sharing their journeys with all of us,” said Quesada. “The mission of Marvel’s Storyboards has been to show that we are all storytellers, and no matter how we express it, those stories have a way of connecting us and lifting all of our spirits in challenging times, regardless of the medium. Marvel’s Storyboards season two takes that notion even further into the world of sports, music, media, and entertainment, and we can’t wait for you all to experience these stories yourselves!”
For more than 20 years, Quesada has overseen stories at the House of Ideas in the worlds of publishing, film, animation, and television, serving as both Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer and Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief. During his 10-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief (the longest term since Stan Lee held the position), Marvel underwent a creative boom and became home to the comic industry’s greatest talents, which continues to hold true today. As CCO, he brought that same vision to the whole of Marvel Entertainment, and he began to explore more stories in unexpected places.
“After doing this show, I’ve been personally blown away by the sheer talent and passion that each of these storytellers bring to their work, and I hope that our fans will feel the same,” Quesada shared earlier this summer.
In addition to Marvel’s Storyboards, Quesada serves as Executive Producer on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” for ABC, “Marvel’s Hero Project” and “Marvel 616” for Disney+, and Marvel’s animation projects including Marvel Rising. Stay tuned to Marvel’s YouTube channel and social channels for the second season of Marvel’s Storyboards each week this November and December
Marvel’s Storyboards Season 2 Episode Release Schedule:
Monday, November 16: Episode 1 feat. Gillian Jacobs
Friday, November 20: Episode 2 feat. Sasheer Zamata
Tuesday, November 24: Episode 3 feat. Samhita Mukhopadhyay
Tuesday, December 1: Episode 4 feat. Nelson Figueroa
Tuesday, December 8: Episode 5 feat. Taboo
Tuesday, December 15: Episode 6 feat. Ed Viesturs
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