The information comes out of the newest issue of Mark Millar’s e-newsletter (by way of Bleeding Cool). In it, he advised about his involvement within the introduction of “Marvel Zombies,” which might be thought to be the foundation of the “What If…?” episode. He famous that on the time he first steered it a zombie plague in a gathering, nobody preferred the theory. However, through the years, the idea that received traction. Sooner or later, he stated, “folks across the administrative center began to get slightly considering the theory of a zombie Marvel universe and began pitching out for concepts.”
In accordance to Comedian Ebook Sources, Millar’s “Marvel Zombies” in the end gave the impression in “Final Unbelievable 4 #21,” by which Millar, Greg Land and Matt Ryan created a tale arc known as “Crossover,” which offered the theory of another global populated by way of zombie variations of Marvel’s superheroes. “Marvel Zombies” then debuted as a five-issue restricted sequence in 2005, written by way of Robert Kirkman (sure, the similar Robert Kirkman who created “The Strolling Useless”) and drawn by way of Sean Phillips.
As Millar identified, “Additionally they spawned zombie quilt months, toys and statues, unending Marvel Zombie cosplayers and not best this ‘What If…?’ episode, but additionally (if my resources are proper) somewhat live-action ‘Marvel Zombies’ additional down the road, however you by no means heard that from me. As I must have remembered when this were given bumped at that assembly, zombies by no means keep lifeless.”
Millar does not divulge his supply of data, but when he is proper, the heroes of the MCU are in for an apparently undead time. We will best hope, proper?