Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph join a new episode of Marvel's Voices!
Welcome to a very special installment of Marvel’s Voices!
This week, Angélique invites Guest Voice Harry Go to host a conversation with “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph! The actors talk about their musical inspirations, their actual high school experiences, the power of speaking out, and the balance of realism and the fantastical in their hit new show, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger”.
Listen to the episode above, and catch Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger”—Thursdays at 8/7c on Freeform!
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TWIM is very ready for Charles Soule's new Wolverine and picks of the week!
There was a lot to get excited about on This Week in Marvel, especially all the Cloak and Dagger news! The premiere episodes of “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” aired on Freeform this past Thursday AND a new digital CLOAK AND DAGGER comic dropped! If that wasn’t enough, Ryan has an interview with Charles Soule, the writer on the upcoming limited series RETURN OF WOLVERINE, coming September 19. They get into the hunt for the resurrected mutant and his new red-hot claws.
Plus: Ryan and Jamie are very eager to bring you their picks of the week and share a link to the Discord server made by Marvel fan and friend of TWIM Brian Strenko! Follow the link to connect with other members of the TWIM Strike Force alliance. And even if you don’t play, stop in and say hello!
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The OST features track by Olivia Holt who plays Tandy/Dagger on 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger'!
Between the debut of the new, original Freeform series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” last night, this week’s surprise release of the CLOAK AND DAGGER digital comic series, as well as Cloak and Dagger-related events across Marvel Games, there isn’t a better time for fans of the crimefighting duo, Cloak and Dagger! If you caught last night’s two-hour premiere, you’d be hard-pressed to miss the incredible music that serves as the backdrop for New Orleans and drives the story forward. Today, Marvel Music and Hollywood Records dropped the digital soundtrack album for “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” which features a track from Olivia Holt who stars as Tandy Bowen in the show.
Listen to Olivia Holt’s cover of Come Sail Away above!
The OST also features a selection of music from the first season of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” from artists such as The Siege, Overcoats, Ruelle, Bea Miller, The Phantoms, MILCK, morgxn, Isak Danielson & more.
The track list for the “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” OST is:
- Come Sail Away – Olivia Holt
- Arise – The Siege
- Leave the Light On – Overcoats
- Trigger – Ruelle
- Quiet – MILCK
- Get What I Came For – The Phantoms
- Run Wild – Thutmose & NoMBe
- to the grave – Bea Miller & Mike Stud
- home – morgxn
- It’s a Crying Shame – The Roues Brothers
- Harlem – Cathedrals
- Ending – Isak Danielson
Stream Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger OST here: http://hollywoodrecs.co/CloakDaggerOST
Download Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger OST here: http://hollywoodrecs.co/CloakDaggerDL
In case you missed it, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph stopped by Earth’s Mightiest Show to talk about their brand-new Freeform series, test how much they know each other, and more!
Brand new episodes of “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” air exclusively on Freeform Thursdays at 8p/7c! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!
Writer Dennis Hopeless reveals his plans for the new digital comic!
One of Marvel’s most mysterious teams is getting a brand new limited digital series! CLOAK AND DAGGER #1, available today and written by Dennis Hopeless with art by David Messina, will pick up during a bumpy time in Cloak and Dagger’s relationship. But like most powerful pairs, Tyrone and Tandy won’t be apart for very long.
We spoke to Dennis Hopeless to get an inside look on what’s in store for Cloak and Dagger!
Marvel.com: You’ve written for teams as well as individual characters. What was it like writing for two characters who are so different but so intertwined?
Dennis Hopeless: CLOAK AND DAGGER sort of splits the difference between writing a solo character and writing a team. When you’re writing about a single hero you can tell the story from inside their head. There’s one POV, and that perspective drives the story. Team books are often more of an ensemble. The spotlight moves around and the team dynamic is a bigger part of the story than any single point of view.
With CLOAK AND DAGGER, we’re telling the story from two very different perspectives at the same time. Tyrone and Tandy are fundamentally intertwined characters, like you say, but they see the world through different lenses. It’s been a lot of fun playing with that shifting perspective. We let the reader into each of their heads, sometimes even showing the same scene from two different angles. Just like in life, it’s the differences that propel the drama.
Marvel.com: What has it been like seeing David Messina interpret your script into art?
Dennis Hopeless: David’s style is big, bombastic, and super heroic. This is very much a psychological thriller. Like all the best Cloak and Dagger stories, it crawls down some narrow alleys and gets real dark. David’s art brings some much needed light and life to that. I love it.
Marvel.com: Cloak and Dagger have not only had their powers since they were teenagers, but they’ve been a duo for the same amount of time. Where does this relationship stand when we meet them in CLOAK AND DAGGER #1?
Dennis Hopeless: The current state of Cloak and Dagger’s relationship is one of the main driving forces behind this story. When we open, they’re further apart than ever, and the new status quo is still uncomfortable for everyone. Then old memories crop up, like old memories always do, and they’re yanked back together. It’s a lot of fun because we get to dive into their long history together. We spend some time with them in the early days when their powers and partnership were both still new and terrifying.
Marvel.com: Can you tell us anything about the “dangerous threat from their past” that is coming back? Is this series’ villain someone against whom Cloak and Dagger are seeking revenge?
Dennis Hopeless: That’s the old memory I was referring to. Tandy is working a murder case and spots something in a crime scene that brings back long forgotten teenage memories. Our villain sort of crawls up out of those memories… all of which is complicated by the fact that Cloak and Dagger are estranged. It’s a whole big tangled mess.
Marvel.com: Because they got their powers in such a scary way, do you feel like they feel resentment towards their powers? Do you think they’ve had long enough to accept them?
Dennis Hopeless: I think Tyrone and Tandy would each answer that question very differently. Dagger has embraced her powers and role as Super Hero in a way Cloak probably never will. To Tyrone, the Darkforce will always be a sort of curse. He uses it for good to the best of his ability, but it’s not something that gives him joy.
Marvel.com: Cloak and Dagger are coming back to address a mutual threat. Do you feel like there is any world in which they could truly separate for good?
Dennis Hopeless: They’re trying their best to do just that. So far it’s not going terribly well, but I guess we’ll find out.
CLOAK AND DAGGER #1 is available in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop, Comixology, and on the Amazon Kindle starting today!
See Tandy and Tyrone come to life on the small screen with 'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger' on Freeform!
For long time Marvel fans of Cloak and Dagger, you’ll finally get to see these young teens in action when the brand-new, original “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” series premieres on Freeform this Thursday, June 7!
While the coming-of-age series will be based in New Orleans, the comics are based in MU’s New York, but their strong relationship is unchanged. Their synergetic bond is based in Cloak’s ability to summon and enter the Darkforce Dimension which is counteracted by Dagger’s psionic light. If you’re not familiar with Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, not to worry, we have a few comics that will get you familiar with the duo that are Light and Darkness incarnate.
Get to know Cloak and Dagger with these must-read comics!
SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #64 (1982)
Bill Mantlo, Ed Hannigan, Jim Mooney
The first appearance of Tandy and Ty had them tangling with the infamous webslinger as the duo look for those who experimented on them. We even see Spider-Man become a victim of Tandy’s light daggers. This is a great first look at the duo and a classic book for Spidey fans.
CLOAK AND DAGGER (1983)
Bill Mantlo, Rick Leonardi
After a successful run-in with Spider-Man, Cloak and Dagger were given their own four-issue limited series. This book was unique because it didn’t focus on costumed heroes and villains, but instead on the pair’s crusade against drug dealers.
STRANGE TALES (1987)
Bill Mantlo, Brett Blevins
Cloak and Dagger paired up with Doctor Strange for STRANGE TALES! This series was significant because the duo finally got a nemesis—Mister Jip, an evil mystic tied to the Kamar Taj, who kicks off conflict by deceiving Cloak.
THE MUTANT MISADVENTURES OF CLOAK AND DAGGER (1988)
Terry Austin, Dan Lawlis, P. Craig Russell
The first issue of THE MUTANT MISADVENTURES OF CLOAK AND DAGGER series has Dagger blind; writer Terry Austin, with help from the American Foundation for the Blind, was able to show an accurate impact of the impairment not only on how it affected heroics but for blind people’s everyday lives.
Noelle Stevenson, Sanford Greene
This revival of Brian K. Vaughan’s RUNAWAYS series features millennials on the run, and here you’ll find none other than our very own Tandy and Tyrone joined by familiar faces including a young Bucky Barnes, Jubilee, and more.
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See the divine pairing for yourself when “Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger” debuts on Freeform, June 7 with a two-hour premiere at 8pm ET/PT! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for the latest on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” and Marvel Television! Be sure to follow @CloakandDagger on Twitter and like the official “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” Facebook page!