Marvel Comic-Con Phase 4 Disney
Marvel Comic-Con Phase 4 Disney

'Fantastic Four' to 'Blade:' Marvel's Phase 4 Comic-Con Reveal Explained

In a triumphant return to the San Diego Comic-Con main stage, leadership at Marvel Studios managed some splashy surprises and showed off risky creative bets for the next two years of content coming from the superhero operation.

But the biggest takeaway from the Saturday presentation inside Hall H was how important Marvel will make Disney Plus, the new digital streaming product and Netflix rival that the Walt Disney Company is launching in November.

Read the full Hall H breakdown here. 

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