New merchandise for Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness provides a greater have a look at the movie’s new villain, who now could be confirmed to be Gargantos.
The merchandise for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness reveals a greater have a look at one of many movie’s new villains. Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness will see Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) teaming up with Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Wong (Benedict Wong), and America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) in coping with the aftermath of the occasions of WandaVision, Loki, and Spider-Man: No Way Home. The first trailer for Doctor Strange 2 was launched on-line per week after being hooked up because the post-credit scene of Spider-Man: No Way Home.
The trailer revealed quite a lot of new particulars, however one which caught the attention of many was Doctor Strange preventing a one-eyed tactical monster within the streets of New York. An unseen monster with equally coloured tentacles was seen in two episodes of What If…?, together with one centered on Doctor Strange, hinting that it could possibly be the identical foe from the animated collection. The character was rumored to be Shuma-Gorath, nevertheless, a LEGO set identified the character as Gargantos.
It now seems that Gargantos is the official identify of the creature, as merchandise for Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness has been revealed on Amazon, by way of The Direct. The varied merchandise identifies the monster as Gargantos and options him very prominently. One of the items consists of him alongside the opposite varied lead characters, probably suggesting the character’s main function within the movie. The art work might be seen under:
Gargantos first appeared in Sub-Mariner #13 in 1969 and has shut ties to Atlantis and Namor. Rumor has it that Namor and Atlantis will make their MCU debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Gargantos’ look in Doctor Strange 2 could also be planting the seeds for extra Atlantian lore to pop up within the MCU. Phase 4 of the MCU has featured quite a lot of big monsters, from Alioth in Loki to The Dweller in Darkness in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings to even the Celestials in Eternals, so the presence of Gargantos seems to suit proper in.
The design of the creature within the art work appears to be like nearer to Shuma-Gorath, suggesting Marvel may be mixing the 2 characters collectively equally to how Ivan Vanko in Iron Man 2 drew parts from each Whiplash and Crimson Dynamo. They could possibly be utilizing the character identify Gargantos however protecting the backstory of Shuma-Gorath, as a Lord of Chaos and an enemy of Doctor Strange. More particulars concerning the character are prone to be revealed in additional trailers and promotional materials because the release date for Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness approaches.
Source: Amazon (by way of The Direct)
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