After skipping San Diego Comic-Con in 2018, the question on many attendees’ minds is: Will the studio be back for 2019?
During the Avengers: Endgame press junket, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave an interesting answer to IGN, when he said that to even reveal whether or not the studio would attend the convention this year would be a spoiler.
“I don’t wanna be annoying, but I think it … In a certain way, that is also sort of a post-Endgame spoiler,” Feige told IGN.
He clarified slightly, adding that, “I will say all of the post Comic-Con, post Spider-Man: Far From Home stuff, we … Here’s an exclusive. We’re gonna keep making movies. We’re gonna still keep making movies after these two. And we will talk about them soon after Spider-Man: Far From Home comes out.”
So what does all of that mean? Well, Feige doesn’t want to talk about what comes post-Endgame until after Spider-Man: Far From Home, which releases on July 5 — just a few weeks ahead of San Diego Comic-Con 2019. That means that the studio could certainly use the convention as the place to begin making their Phase 4 announcements and reveals.
The fact that Feige said it was a “spoiler” likely refers to wanting to wait until we see just who makes it out of Endgame intact before confirming their presence. Feige has never been shy about letting fans know when the studio plans to skip Hall H in the past, so we’re leaning heavily towards the “will attend” side of things.
That would track with what Feige told Den of Geek last year about the decision to skip, when he explained, “That’s one of the main reasons we’re not going to Hall H this year… is because Ant Man & the Wasp will have just been released, Infinity War will be out, Captain Marvel will have just finished filming, Spider-Man will have just started filming, and we’re not gonna be making any other announcements. So we’re gonna wait until Comic-Con next year.”
Obviously, a lot could have changed between when Feige made that comment in early 2018 and now, but we’re willing to bet you’re likely to see some of the Marvel family in Hall H this year. As for which ones? Well, that would be a spoiler.