Real heroes. Not actual size.

In the official brand new trailer of “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” Cassie Lang and Luis lay out what you True Believers can expect from the July 6 Marvel Studios film!

The trailer showcases the talents of the Wasp/Hope Van Dyne as she stands as Ant-Man/Scott Lang’s partner. The Wasp isn’t the only formidable powered individual in the trailer.

Get a look at Ghost, the film’s antagonist in the trailer above!

In case you missed it, star Evangeline Lilly debuted the brand new poster for “Ant-Man and the Wasp” yesterday!

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from the past.

Follow @AntMan on Twitter and like Ant-Man on Facebook for the latest on “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” in theaters July 6, and as always keep your eyes peeled to Marvel.com!

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See the official, full-length 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' trailer tomorrow!

Noticeably missing from this weekend’s galactic-sized release of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War were Ant-Man and the Wasp.

In the video above, Avengers and allies alike ponder where Scott Lang/Ant-Man and Hope Van Dyne/the Wasp were when the scuffle with the Mad Titan Thanos went down. Be sure to keep it on Marvel.com as the official full-length trailer will be arriving tomorrow!

As debuted by the Wasp herself, Evangeline Lilly, check out the brand-new poster for Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” in theaters July 6, below!

 

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from the past.

Follow @AntMan on Twitter and like Ant-Man on Facebook for the latest on “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” in theaters July 6, and as always keep your eyes peeled to Marvel.com!

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Get ready for the movie as Will Corona Pilgrim previews issue #2 of the comic!

Can’t wait for Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp”? We have some good news.

Out this Wednesday is writer Will Corona Pilgrim and artist Chris Allen‘s ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: PRELUDE #2! The second issue of this two-part story continues the adaptation of Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man”—and includes Scott Lang’s throw-down with the Falcon, the climactic fight with Yellowjacket, and a glimpse at Hope van Dyne’s future! Get ready to relive all the action in comic form.

We caught up with Will to hear more about Scott and Hope’s adventures in the series.

Marvel.com: This two-part series is an adaptation of Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man,” so it seems like an opportunity to take a deeper dive into Scott’s history.

Will Pilgrim: We actually got to get into Scott’s history a little bit in the MARVEL’S ANT-MAN– SCOTT LANG: SMALL TIME Infinite Comic, for the first film which was fun since it put a little more context to the whole VistaCorp situation that put Scott behind bars and created the rift between him and Maggie. This time around we got to see the fallout of those events as Scott’s trying to get back on his feet and make up for those past mistakes so he can spend more time with Cassie.

Marvel.com: What felt unique about the experience of telling this particular story in comic form?

Will Pilgrim: For me, trying to capture the humor of Luis’s trademark brand of storytelling was a truly unique challenge. Since his voice is so distinct in the film, I wanted to be able to capture a lot of that run-on sentence, stream of consciousness energy, and I think Chris Allen did a superb job achieving that on the comic page.

Marvel.com: It seems like you could take inspiration from the best of both Scott in the comics and Scott in the movie. How did you approach that balance?

Will Pilgrim: It’s equal measure for me, since having been at Marvel Studios on the development side when the first film was being made I was lucky enough to have some added insight as to how and what we should capture for the comic adaptation. I work very closely with editor Mark Basso when pitching and outlining how much of the story we’ll be able to get in an issue, and we’re always considering what the great action beats are that fans would love to see explored on the page.

Marvel.com: Can you tell us a little about the timeline? This sticks to the storyline of the first movie, right? 

Will Pilgrim: This one sticks specifically to the events of Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man”—if I only had more pages! I’d love to tell additional Marvel Cinematic Universe stories in comic form!

Pick up ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: PRELUDE #2, by Will Corona Pilgrim and Chris Allen, this Wednesday, April 4!

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Watch 'Big Robot Little Problem' to see how Ant-Man deals with a very big problem!

Ultron has menaced the Avengers many times, so is Ant-Man in, ahem, big trouble as the robot villain strikes in a new Marvel Funko Short?!

When Ultron gains possession of the Hulkbuster at Avengers HQ in “Big Robot Little Problem,” Ant-Man proves that size doesn’t matter – it’s how you use it. Watch the short above at the top of the page!

The Marvel Funko shorts include story and animation by A Large Evil Corporation and were executive produced by Brian Mariotti, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, Joe Quesada, and Alan Fine.

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Get a look at the new toys that are on the way this spring!

The countdown has begun for Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” on the heels of the exciting first trailer for the film debuting, leading up to the film’s July 6 debut. As fans eagerly await that date, they’ll have the chance to pick up new Ant-Man and the Wasp toys from Hasbro.

Check out the gallery below to see some of the new action figures and role play items that will be released this spring, allowing fans to bring the adventures of Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne home with them!

The Ant-Man and the Wasp product line will be available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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See how Hank Pym went from shrunken scientist to costumed Avenger!

1917 to 2017: 100 years of Kirby.

Join us to celebrate Jack “King” Kirby’s 100th birthday by learning about the characters and stories he created that changed comics forever. To commemorate Jack’s centennial, we’ve sat down with the modern-day creators he influenced—and the decades of work he gifted us all.

Jack Kirby drew hundreds of pages of anthology comics in the early 1960s—scientists ran afoul of aliens and monsters got loose across one-off stories. Most of the characters in those books never featured more than once…with the exception of Ant-Man.

But before he had his super moniker, he was just another protagonist in the 1962 anthology story “The Man in the Ant Hill,” found in TALES TO ASTONISH #27.

Tales to Astonish (1959) #27

Tales to Astonish (1959) #27

  • Published: January 10, 1962
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: November 13, 2007
  • Penciller: Steve Ditko
  • Cover Artist: Jack Kirby
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From the start—the cover featured giant green ants pulling a man into a dark hole—this story jumped right into the scares, especially for the myrmecophobes (people with a fear of ants) in the reading audience.

In the pages of this would-be one-off, the action moved back in time to show a scientist named Henry Pym using a newly developed formula to shrink a chair before restoring it to normal size. Moved by his success, Pym thought back to the derision he suffered from his colleagues for choosing to follow his own unique scientific interests.

In need of a human guinea pig, the wayward scientist used a few drops on himself—and shrank down much faster than expected. As he struggled to climb to the window sill where his growth serum sat, a nearby ant colony sent out its troops to investigate the potential intruder.

In an attempt to escape the insect onslaught, Hank jumped into a nearby ant hill, fell down a pit, and landed in a pool of honey. To his shock, an ant helped him out of the sticky (and potentially lethal) trap…but Pym saw no such compassion from the horde at-large.

After spotting a match, the microscopic scientist threw a pebble at it to ignite the flame. And thanks to a makeshift rope—and his knowledge of judo—Hank Pym escaped the ant hill and returned to the surface.

Unexpectedly, a single ant followed him out of the mound. Exhausted, Pym nearly surrendered to the bug—before realizing that this ant saved him moments before. Hopping onto the creature’s back, he rode up the wall to the growth formula. When he regained his usual size, Pym dumped his serums down the drain and—seemingly—gave the project up forever.

…Until TALES TO ASTONISH #35 came out a few months later! Turns out, Hank couldn’t get his diminutive friends off his mind, and—continuing his studies—developed a helmet that allowed him to communicate with the critters.

Tales to Astonish (1959) #35

Tales to Astonish (1959) #35

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Around the same time, the U.S. government tasked the scientist with making an anti-radiation formula, though a malevolent foreign regime wanted access to the study. When a team of agents came for the material, Pym donned a suit, put on the helmet, and used the shrinking serum to escape undetected—before defeating his foes one-by-one. And with that act against evil, Ant-Man was born.

His journey continued in TALES TO ASTONISH, where he soon welcomed The Wasp. The insectoid duo later helped form the original Avengers and began their decades of adventures together—all thanks to the minds of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com for more Kirby klassics! And join the conversation on all of our social channels with the hashtag #Kirby100.

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Program includes animated shorts, chapter books and expanded line of merchandise debuting this Fall!

Little True Belivers, this one’s for you! Starting this Fall, we’re gearing up for the brand new school year with “Marvel Super Hero Adventures” – a multi-platform content program targeting Marvel’s youngest fans through animation and publishing. Through stories that touch upon aspirational themes of friendship, helping others, and heroism, preschool kids and young readers will have a gateway into the Marvel Universe. This new program will be supported by new offerings across comic books, graphic novels and merchandise including toys, lifestyle and apparel.

Marvel Animation will launch a season of 10 short-form episodes for the pre-school audience. The 3.5 minute animated episodes will feature Spidey in an epic team-up with other inspiring and brave Marvel heroes like Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Ant-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Wasp, Ms. Marvel and more. Platforms and launch date for this short-form series will be announced at a later date.

Debuting in September will be a series of early-reader chapter books joining the existing line of popular Marvel Super Hero Adventures activity books and storybooks from Marvel Press. The first chapter book, “Deck the Malls!,” written by MacKenzie Cadenhead and Sean Ryan, illustrated by Derek Laufman, features Spider-Man and Spider-Gwen in a fully illustrated adventured with a bonus one-page comic. Three more chapter books and an expanding publishing program will continue through 2018 and beyond.

The Super Hero Adventures merchandise is led by a toy collaboration with Hasbro, featuring new character tie-ins and play experiences inspired by Marvel Animation. They’re a perfect way for preschoolers to celebrate their young passion for Marvel in their daily lives. Further merchandise rollouts include wide offerings across toys and apparel with supportive collaborations from Mad Engine, Jay Fanco, GBG, Jakks Pacific and others–all representative of the major categories for Marvel preschoolers. Additional Marvel Super Hero Adventures products will debut throughout October during Marvel Mania, Marvel’s celebratory campaign spanning marquee retailers including Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and more.

Parents and fans around the world can share the Marvel Super Heroes Adventure program with young fans as it expands even more in Spring 2018.

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Josh Keaton talks about taking on the role of Scott Lang in 'Marvel’s Ant-Man' shorts!

Good things come in small packages as Marvel Animation’s series of cartoon shorts is kicking off this weekend with “Marvel’s Ant-Man” on Disney XD. The debut of these six new action-filled shorts gives viewers a peek into the life of Scott Lang as he battles Yellowjacket, finds common ground with Wasp, and creates a giant piece of cheese. You know, the typical super hero life.

Marvel.com talked with the new voice of Ant-Man Josh Keaton, whose previous roles include many familiar video game voices and most recently, Shiro on “Voltron: Legendary Defender.” We spoke with Josh about taking on the exciting task of voicing of the Ant-Size Avenger, and whether saving the world or helping with homework is the more difficult task.

Marvel.com: Have you always been a Marvel comics fan?

Josh Keaton: Absolutely, my favorite comic book character is Spider-Man. Ant-Man is a new thing for me, I didn’t go into this knowing as much about him so I had research more about the character, I started reading more about Scott as the process was going on.

Marvel.com: How did you decide to approach the character of Scott Lang, did you use past iterations of Ant-Man (“Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!,” Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man” movie) to get his character just right or is this your own new variation on Scott Lang?

Josh Keaton: I’m definitely putting my own spin on it, I like a lot of the stuff that other people who have played him have contributed. I like Paul Rudd’s snarkiness, I’ve been a fan of his for a long time. It’s not necessarily a recreation of any particular performance, I’m taking elements of what I’ve read about the character and how I feel he would be.

Marvel.com: Is there a particular way you get into character to voice a superhero? Most superheroes have alter egos so it’s really two characters in one but here you have Scott Lang, Ant-Man, and also Giant Man, so you get three characters in one.

Josh Keaton: At the end of the day it’s all Scott. He’s got the mask on but he’s very much the same character in and out of the suit. There’s not a lot he’s trying to hide, if anything he’s trying to prove himself to the rest of the Avengers and trying to prove that he’s not a bad guy. He’s a likeable guy and he wants to be liked.

Marvel.com: You’ve voiced Shiro in “Voltron Legendary: Defender.” While Shiro is a born leader, Scott was pretty much thrown into the action. How does that manifest itself in the way you approach voicing “Marvel’s Ant-Man”?

Josh Keaton: It helped the process that I wasn’t as familiar with the character as I have been with other superheroes that I’ve played. Shiro is larger so there’s a physicality that I get into when voicing him, and Ant-Man is more like an everyman. There are definitely some parallels between the characters—there’s a huge amount of loyalty that you can find in both. It’s really more of a mental place to get into, rather than physically preparing to get into the role.

Marvel.com: With these shorts you get a quick but concise look into Scott Lang’s world. What do you think fans will like most about these shorts?

Josh Keaton: One of the things that I really love about the shorts is the fact that—much like the fact that he can shrink and grow—his problems and the enemies that he faces also shrink and grow. I mean, he’s fighting this massive force of nature in one, and then in another one he’s fighting the exterminator that’s going to kill his ant buddies. It’s just a run of the mill exterminator that is just as much of a supervillain to his ant buddies as a much bigger supervillain would be to the rest of the world. He still has that loyalty to his little buddies that he does to humanity.

Marvel.com: Wasp is clearly superior when it comes to plan of attack against enemies, do you think Scott’s faltering helps his character?

Josh Keaton: Absolutely. He’s able to poke fun at himself. He knows that he’s still kind of figuring stuff out, things are going to go wrong and he just kind of deals with it. There’s definitely a relaxed-ness to him, even under fire. There’s even a little bit of crossover with Spider-Man, there’s that humor that comes out under fire and Scott’s always down to make the joke.

Marvel.com: Yellowjacket ruining kids’ science projects is the ultimate in villainy, do you think Scott has a more difficult time fighting the bad guys or helping out Cassie with her homework?

Josh Keaton: How much more evil can you get than messing up kids’ science projects? I think it’s a little bit of both. I have two young kids and I barely have time, so if I had to add fighting supervillains to my schedule, I don’t know how I’d get it all done.

Marvel.com: What would you like to say to the fans who’ll be tuning in this weekend?

Josh Keaton: Thanks for watching, thanks for supporting Marvel and everyone who worked so hard to make these!

Catch Josh Keaton as the voice of Ant-Man in “Marvel’s Ant-Man” when the first of six of the two-minute shorts titled “Science Fair,” will debut on Disney XD on Saturday, June 10 starting at 7:58 AM ET, with “Alien Invasion” and “Soup Time” following in every four hours at 11:58 AM and 2:58 PM. The next three shorts will follow on Sunday, June 11 with “Exterminator” at 11:28 AM, followed by “Proton Cube” at 5:28 PM and finally, “Not a Date” at 8:58 PM.

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Watch them all now!

Ant-Man continues to prove he’s one of the biggest heroes around in three new animated shorts!

Scott Lang, a.k.a. Ant-Man, goes from his daughter’s science fair to warding off an alien invasion and more in these new tales. Want to learn more about how they all came together? Then check out our interview with Ant-Man voice actor Josh Keaton!

These are just the first three of six shorts coming your way, Marvelites, and you can catch them all on Disney XD starting this weekend! “Science Fair” will debut on Saturday, June 10 starting at 7:58 AM ET, with “Alien Invasion” and “Soup Time” following in every four hours at 11:58 AM and 2:58 PM. The next three shorts will follow on Sunday, June 11 with “Exterminator” at 11:28 AM, followed by “Proton Cube” at 5:28 PM and finally, “Not a Date” at 8:58 PM.

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What better time for a heist than summer? Ant-Man feels that way, anyway, so this June will see he and his handpicked team doing just that in ASTONISHING ANT-MAN #9 on June 15 with writer Nick Spencer and artist Ramon Rosanas acting as backup.

With so many thieving types in the Marvel Universe though, we just could not help but want to offer Ant-Man some suggestions about what talent he might tap.

Batroc

Batroc

Batroc the Leaper

While best known for his talent at savate, it can be easy to forget that Batroc used those talented feet, predominantly, especially early in his career, to aid him in a series of thefts. His bombastic nature does not make him an ideal on a team but if you get in a jam, he has the talent to fight his way out of it.

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Black Cat

She may be an obvious choice but that probably means she could not be more right for the job. A thief from the word go, sure she has made some attempts at the straight life, but even at her best, she cannot resist a little pilfering here and there. And these days? These days she has been all over the place, exuberantly embracing her bad.

Black Fox

Black Fox

Black Fox

A classic case of age and treachery before youth and beauty, this aging jewel thief did a number on Spider-Man for years, playing upon the Wallcrawler’s sense of guilt to escape time and again. When that act got old, he proved cunning and immoral enough to pull one over on Eric O’Grady. You cannot trust him, but there can be no doubt of his skill at stealing and getting away with it.

Fantomelle

Fantomelle

Fantomelle

Genetically engineered to be drawn to heists, Fantomelle has a track record that her similarly named predecessor—keep reading—could only boast about fictionally. A master infiltrator, she has a second-to-none reputation for getting into impossible locations with no one being the wiser. On a team of flashier operatives, the ability to get in and out without a scene can prove invaluable.

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Fantomex

Yes, most of his reputation as a master thief comes entirely from his own self mythologizing and not at all from his actual actions. That said, he did some good thieving while trifurcated—divided into three people—and regardless, every heist team needs a guy who can talk a good game. Fantomex has such a silver tongue he will be a natural for the part.

Gambit

Gambit

Gambit

Like him or not, the Cajun with a twinkle in his eyes cannot be underestimated. The most talented thief who now lives—mostly—on the side of angels, Gambit has been trained to steal from childhood. Even if he does largely dance on the safe and narrow these days, there can be no denying his talents for thievery that a lifetime of working them has only honed.

Mystique

Mystique

Mystique

Sometimes even a gift for gab or flirtation cannot get you out of a tight spot. For those moments, the ability to change one’s appearance to resemble anyone else cannot be underestimated. But Mystique’s value does not end with shapeshifting. She also possesses a history of infiltration and thievery that prove she has what it takes no matter what face she wears.

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Prowler

Prowler’s foray into crime ended up being very brief. However, he has been using the skills and gadgets he exhibited in that first attempt at theft ever since. A hero who has spent most of his career impersonating others or stealing things back, Prowler has a talent for the heist even when he does it for the good guys.

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Stilt-Man

You know what makes breaking into a building and stealing a rare item or a bundle of cash harder? Doing it all on stilts. And yet, Stilt-Man has based his entire career on that gimmick. Granted, he might not have been wildly successful yet, but he has to catch a break someday, right? And if not, what a great distraction while you and your team run the other way.

Storm

Storm

Storm

She has moved on to bigger and better things, no doubt, but Storm once had to steal just to survive. Commonly thought of as a pickpocket, the real selling point of Storm on a heist comes from her ability to make the weather as camouflaging or distracting as needed and that her true thieving talent lay in another kind of picking—locks.

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