Did our agents save the world or save Coulson?

Agents, we know you’re all pumped with the news that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is returning for Season 6! But have you recovered from the earth-shattering (figuratively, thankfully) Season 5 finale?!

Our agents prevented the end of the world and Daisy didn’t fulfill the Destroyer of Worlds prophecy, but at what cost? Weighing on our agents the past few episodes of Season 5 was: do they save Coulson with the Centipede serum, or do they save the world by injecting Talbot AKA Graviton with a mixture of the serum and Odium? Does the team break the time loop they’ve been stuck in all season?

Marvel.com talked to the executive producers and showrunners of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tanchaeroen and Jeff Bell about the finale episode titled “The End.” [Note: This interview was conducted before the Season 6 announcement and the Season 5 finale was written as a series ender as they awaited news about the Season 6 pickup.]

Marvel: Right off the bat, you’ve never killed your children before. How could you do that to Fitz? After making him part of Invincible Three, and letting him get married, why Fitz?

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: That’s exactly why. We’d given them way too much happiness. It was time to take it away. But you know, there’s the loophole.

Jeff Bell: Plus, you know we had a fix in our pocket so —

Jed Whedon: In a season that was about time, which we don’t recommend to any other writers out there, we had a couple of big problems we had to solve in our writers’ room and one of them was this problem of Fitz traveling back in time and where we would place them and it was this big discussion. We spent a lot of time with this problem and at some point we realized, “Wait a second, this isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.” We always refer to writers’ problems as writers’ opportunities. We got pretty excited that we could get a real emotional impact and we knew he would give that.

Marvel.com: I was destroyed.

Jed Whedon: We were excited about that and the fact that we had a loophole.

Jeff Bell: We didn’t feel like it was like buying it back. There are some fans that are like “What about the Fitz in space?” And they will feel so smart. Hopefully, they will forget for about ten minutes and then go “Oh wait!”

Marvel.com: Our team, they’ve had quarrels before but at the start of the episode, it really felt that there were going to be a lot of hurt feelings. I know towards the end of the episode, apologies were made but do you think they can move on as a team, together, after realizing that there are always going to be decisions made that really went against the mission of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

Jed Whedon: We’ll have to see how that plays out in a — fingers crossed — next season. But one of the things that we felt about the last act of is it that after all the devastation and their little retirement party that they’ve been brought together by all this pain and as Coulson says, “We’ve all suffered losses.” And him saying that is him saying “We’ve all been in this position. We all have separate reasons for doing things we do and feeling the way we feel and that unifies us.” So, whether or not some of this ripples into another season we’ll wait and see but we do think the bond is going to seem stronger than ever.

Jeff Bell: I always say one of the things we love about the show and there are even pieces of it in this episode — is it’s about heroes. It’s not anti-heroes. It’s about people who are working for the larger good. Sometimes they disagree on what the larger good is but in the end they find a way to come back together. That’s also something I love about this team. They fight, they disagree, but they find a way to come back together at the end.

Marvel.com: Did you always know that you wanted Mack to be the new Director?

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: Coming into this season, we definitely had a lot of conversations about Mack the character and Henry [Simmons] as an actor. We just saw the potential in him really being in the forefront this year and that’s sort of what we lead up to, story wise.

Jed Whedon: We’re sort of returning to the dynamic that we established in Season 3, which we loved, which was Mack and Daisy as partners and that sort of brother-sister feeling they had between them. It’s something that we think really shines and the idea that as she’s losing a father figure she’s gaining a sibling, and letting that dynamic play and her realizing his strength and also realizing her own strength. We think of this moment of her installing him as director as her greatest leadership moment. It’s the thing that Coulson wanted her to do is figure this out, as he said, he couldn’t have said it better himself. We don’t think of it as her not being a leader of this team. She clearly is.

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: It’s still a part of her journey of becoming a leader.

Jeff Bell: The other piece of it is there’s not a lot of distance between Henry and Mack. Henry really does bring a grounded decency and that moral compass to everything he does and we’ve learned into that writing Mack. So what we all and Daisy sees in that character didn’t make it a huge surprise when she handled him the mantle.

Jed Whedon: We see in a previous episode — Mack and Yo-Yo haven’t been able to resolve their stuff but they have to work together to try and go after Talbot and try to save lives. His speech during the first argument saying that they’re held together by hope, he’s the one who is carrying that torch. I think that Daisy sees in him the things that are needed and she’s smart enough of a leader to make him the leader.

Marvel.com: Echoing what Jemma said in the finale episode, that the agents are very different people from when they first walked on to the bus. Where do we see all of our characters at the end? Is S.H.I.E.L.D. now all of a sudden okay again? Especially after seeing this whole organization — after seeing another leader defect. What is S.H.I.E.L.D.’s standing with the world?

Jed Whedon: You know, we don’t really know. That’s a little bit of a mystery

Jeff Bell: It’s complicated because of the movies.

Jed Whedon: But we did want to put into this episode a moment where the people of the city are in peril, they hear that S.H.I.E.L.D. is coming and they’re relieved and a little bit of the sense that the public still wants S.H.I.E.L.D. to be in their lives and wants them to be the heroes they’re supposed to be. And how that plays —

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: And their standing with the world is something we hope to define if we get another chance to tell more story.

Marvel.com: The season was really emotional and provided more layers to Agent May. After laying her feelings on the line, where does she go from here? Does she retire? I don’t think this is on the lines of Bahrain but I feel like she’s also been through a lot, like FitzSimmons.

Jed Whedon: Yeah, she has and I think that given another season, I think we will see a different side of May, a changed May. She and Coulson really were sort of the veterans and she’s also someone who has moved into a leadership role when she did not intend to. At this point, everybody on that plane is someone in that role and will probably have to fill the ranks in some way.

Marvel.com: Now that they don’t have to operate in the shadows or underground, does that mean that Daisy has been absolved from fake Daisy shooting Talbot in the head?

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: These are all really great questions. You’re giving us great ideas right now of all the things we need to tackle if we have a season 6.

Jed Whedon: But I will say, usually there’s a bit of feeling as the world is almost torn apart.

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: With the display of heroism they showed in Chicago, I think that they will be absolved of all —

Jeff Bell: The last world perception of Talbot is antagonistic and she’s the one who defends and saved people from him. So I think she has a pretty good chance of not going to jail.

Marvel.com: Just between us, is Deke out having fun in Chicago, and he didn’t just disappear from existence?

Jeff Bell: Just between us that’s a great question.

Maurissa Tanchaeroen: We hope to see some online debate about whether he blinked out of existence or is still around.

Marvel.com: I just want him drinking Zima in Chicago.

Jed Whedon: He’s right now touring the Zima factory.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return for Season 6 on ABC. For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Our agents return for another season!

Good news, Agents—our heroes will return for a sixth season!

ABC officially announced today that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return for Season 6, continuing the adventures of your favorite agents.

Don’t miss the Season 5 finale this Friday at 9:00 PM ET on ABC. Coulson’s life or death is the challenge the team finds themselves in, as the wrong decision will cause the destruction of Earth!

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Get a glimpse of Pasdar’s Graviton in a sneak peek of tomorrow’s new episode!

In last week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we witnessed a newly determined Talbot, whose cells have been bonded by gravitonium, take Coulson to face the Confederacy and attempt to stave off the destruction of Earth.

Speaking with Marvel.com, Adrian Pasdar discussed General Talbot’s mindset, the one who will save us all, and what we can expect from his alter-ego, Graviton. Before you dive in, we have a sneak peek at this week’s next episode where Talbot reconnects with his family, see above!

Marvel.com: This week’s episode is a real doozy. As we saw in Episode 519, you absorbed all the gravitonium and now, not only do you take on the mantle of Destroyer of Worlds, you’re also Graviton. Can you share with us what you thought when you found out that you were taking on this character?

Adrian Pasdar: Well, this was — they told me about it in the beginning of the season that this was where we were going. The hardest thing about the whole thing was keeping it all under wraps, which is something Marvel is able to do really well, as you know. That’s the hardest thing, keeping it all quiet and not really shooting on location and being controlled on the set and not letting people see the suit. I knew about it from the beginning so it was fantastic and so exciting to bring it to life.

Marvel.com: Did you read any of the source materials just to like get you ready for the mindset?

Adrian Pasdar: Oh yeah, when I talked to Jed [Whedon] about it, it was very exciting because when you look at the Graviton from the 1977 comic books, it was very similar to what we ended up doing costume-wise. While the genesis of the character comes from the comic books, we had to tie it into the real day, modern-time situation that we’re in. It was kind of a cross between a historical manifestation of who the character is, infused with present day where we are, and how it’s observed in this show. That was really fun to put together.

Marvel.com: So in this episode we see that your character is trying to face off Qovas and the alien Confederacy. Talbot tells Coulson that this is war and it’s time to assert dominance. Is that remnants of the old general or is that a glimpse into the man who now has limitless powers?

Adrian Pasdar: Well, I think what makes it interesting is that it’s a little bit of both. You know what I mean? He feels he’s being driven by who he is and his personality and his desire, his discipline and his sense of patriotism, country, family. He feels he’s being driven by that and yet at the same time he’s taken a hundred percent of the gravitonium so there are a lot of other things in his way, a lot of other things and influences in his psyche. Which one is going to win or who is going to be dominant is kind of the struggle everyone wrestles with on gravitonium and is it going to serve or distract from his perceived mission? I guess that’s the whole thing.

Marvel.com: How does he quiet all the voices from the gravitonium?

Adrian Pasdar: Nobody has taken a hundred percent of it yet. It’s not similar to the other characters’ experiences for instance, Creel. It’s arguable that within Talbot there was a tremendous amount of discipline and that his shell was cracked by being brainwashed with HYDRA. Yet underneath it all, there’s a real sense of discipline, order and structure. He’s a military man and not just a military man but a lifer and general and a leader. Maybe that sense of discipline and sense of order and structure serves him well and he’s able to fight off the voices that have brought everyone else down. But we haven’t seen the last of…we don’t know where it’s going to manifest or how it’s going to end up.

Marvel.com: There’s a lot of anger and resentment brewing in Talbot. He wants to join the Confederacy. What is his play now especially as he views Coulson as a constant antagonist in his life and career? Does he fully align with S.H.I.E.L.D. if he joins the Confederacy?

Adrian Pasdar: That’s a great question. More than trying to join the Confederacy, Talbot’s trying to get the Confederacy to join him. He thinks he’s the center of everything. “If they won’t do this, I’ll do it for them” kind of thing.

Yes, Coulson and Talbot have always had this contentious relationship but it’s always managed to find its way around its own shortcomings and lead them to where they need to go. One of the things that Talbot starts to realize is that he doesn’t have the faith and the confidence coming at him from the other people that he needs. If they don’t bring it, he’s going to deliver it on his own.

The ego is running a little rampant in this guy and that, in line with the power, makes it difficult for him to perceive the judgement being put on him by the Confederacy.

Your question of who he is going to side with, ultimately, he’s going to side with himself. But we’ll see. I can’t really give too much away without saying that…. He has a very short fuse, limited patience, and a lot of power and that’s a deadly combination.

Marvel.com: It’s interesting just in this episode, we see Hale, a HYDRA member who went rogue trying to save humanity. Then we have Talbot, who views himself as this shield for humanity. And now it’s all coming to a head where we’re just trying to get rid of all these alien presences.

Adrian Pasdar: Right.

Marvel.com: How does Talbot really come to grips with all this, while also facing two people who represent each organization that he views as betrayed him and let him down?

Adrian Pasdar: He has to deal with these other variables that are presented in front of him. Which one is going to serve him the best in executing his plan to redeem himself from the situation that has befallen him; losing his family, losing his status as a father and a husband, losing his marbles.

He’s really just trying to get to redeem himself from having been ineffective. He’s in control all the time and then he finds himself locked in a room and going batty. It’s been difficult for him to accept that. So here he is in a situation where he can make some moves that will possibly redeem him, and either you’re with me or you’re against me. It’s that kind of mentality. And once again, that’s just dangerous when you have the kind of power and attitude that Graviton has.

Marvel.com: What’s really important to Talbot is his family. Now that he’s on this mission he has set forth for himself, do we see him reach out to Carla and George and how will they come to grips with the person Talbot is trying to be now?

Adrian Pasdar: I can only speak in the hypothetical, but I think if he were to reach out to his wife and child, it would be to assure them that he loves them and that he’s there to protect them, and that he has to go away but he will return.

Now that outer space has been introduced, he’d probably try to impress on his son that he still loves him. Although, you have to remember that Carla was the one — whether she was wittingly or not or thought she was helping or not — assisted HYDRA in the brainwashing with that phone call. So maybe there’s some resentment, reluctance, anger coming from Talbot.

Is he ready to forgive her or is it an unforgivable thing? Obviously his son didn’t do anything. I think since he is a family guy, I don’t think it’s far off to assume that he’d do everything he could to try to visit his family. And wouldn’t that be a scene? He looks a lot different than he did last time they saw him.

Watch the penultimate episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Friday, May 10, at 9|8c on ABC, and don’t miss the Season 5 finale next week! 

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.”on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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The cast and showrunners answer fan questions at WonderCon!

Through five seasons, fans of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” have seen it all—Daisy’s transformation into Quake, the fiery introduction of Ghost Rider, to adventures in space, and more—and the cast and crew took the stage at WonderCon to thank fans for watching though 100 episodes.

As panel host Executive Producer and Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb led a thunderous chant of “We want more!” through the WonderCon Arena, it was clear that fans can’t wait for further adventures from their favorite heroes.

Chloe Bennet (Daisy/Quake), Ming-Na Wen (Melinda May), Iain De Caesteker (Fitz), Elizabeth Henstridge (Simmons), Henry Simmons (Mack), Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Yo-Yo), as well as executive producers and showrunners Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, and Jeffrey Bell, were warmly welcomed to WonderCon by a packed house filled with “S.H.I.E.L.D.” fans.

While Clark Gregg (Phil Coulson) wasn’t in attendance, the rest of the cast were excited to answer a Q&A about their favorite moments from the past 5 seasons.

The biggest question from the otherwise light-hearted panel came from a fan who inquired about how the events of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” might affect our favorite agents.

The audience quietly leaned forward as Whedon coyly answered, “The movies blaze a path. When ‘Doctor Strange’ came out, it introduced us to magic, which gave us Ghost Rider. When [‘Guardians of the Galaxy’] came out, we were introduced to space.” Without giving too much away, Whedon continued, “We are waiting for [‘Avengers: Infinity War’] to come out so it can open a new playground for us.”

Fans will have to wait and see how the events of film affect the team when “Avengers: Infinity War” hits theaters on April 27! Get tickets on Fandango now!

Season Five continues with a brand new episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” airing this Friday at 9|8c on ABC!

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Watch a brand new episode of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' this Friday on ABC!

Last week, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” hit a rare milestone, reaching 100 episodes. Marvel’s first live-action TV series premiered five years ago on ABC, and we’ve been lucky to witness our agents tackle bad boyfriends, killer robots, Hydra, Inhumans, other worldly beings, super powered villains, the future and more!

It’s the first Marvel Television series to hit that landmark, and we couldn’t have done it without all of you True Believers!

For the past month, as we neared the milestone 100th, we decided to look back and celebrate 100 episode and 5 years with the cast, showrunners and creative teams.

We countdown to 100 moments, taking a look back at:

10 Fight Scenes

10 Romantic Moments

10 Favorite Gadgets

10 Death Scenes

10 Visual Moments

10 Favorite Dialogue Moments

10 Favorite Stunts

10 Guest Stars

10 Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Moments

10 OMG Moments

Patton Oswalt lead three roundtable discussions with the cast and executive producers of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Women of S.H.I.E.L.D.

The Cast of S.H.I.E.L.D.

The Executive Producers

We also surprised fans of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” after they shared their favorite S.H.I.E.L.D. moment with us!

As an extra bonus, here’s 100 episodes of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” in 100 seconds!

Season Five continues with a brand new episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” airing this Friday at 9|8c on ABC!

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Give it up for the amazing voices and minds!

“Because when you’re invincible…you can do anything you think of.” – Carol Danvers

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day — a day dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women. To honor this day, we’re taking a look at the women of Marvel, on and off the pages, who inspire and lift us up with their mind, their voice, and their strength.

Above, we talk to the Women of Marvel what Marvel woman inspires them.

As we also celebrate 10 years of Marvel Studios, here are the heroes who make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe

And as we celebrate tomorrow’s 100th episode, Patton Oswalt hosts a roundtable with the women of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” from both in front of the camera and behind. Watch the landmark 100th episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Friday March 9th on ABC.

Join the conversation and share the women who inspire you #InternationalWomensDay.

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Get a sneak peek at what to expect on TONIGHT, March 2 on ABC!

Coulson and team set out to rewrite the course of humanity’s fate, but they’re unaware that their efforts will dramatically change one S.H.I.E.L.D agent’s life, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” tonight on ABC at 9|8c, streaming and on demand. Take a look at a sneak peek above!

In addition, Disney Channel star Dove Cameron will make her guest star debut in tonight’s episode. Get a glimpse of Ruby, General Hale’s daughter, below.

Season Five returns tonight! Don’t miss the 100th episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will air Friday, March 9 at 9|8c on ABC!

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Join Marvel Television at WonderCon in Anaheim Friday, March 23 through Saturday, March 24!

Attention True Believers! Marvel Television returns to WonderCon with the fan-favorite “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and the Con debut of brand-new series for Freeform, “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.” Marvel Animation returns with an exciting panel that takes the fans on a behind-the-scenes look at the production process for some of the animation team’s most popular series and upcoming new projects. Join us for the not to be missed panels with the popular cast and creators, featuring premieres of never-before-seen footage, exclusive signings, and a few fun surprises along the way – all starting Friday, March 23 through Saturday, March 24.

Full schedule below. Jump in on the conversation by using #MarvelWonderCon:

MARVEL TELEVISION PANEL SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER
Anaheim Convention Center, March 23, 2018 – 4:45PM – North 200A

Join series stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph, along with executive producer and Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb, executive producer and showrunner Joe Pokaski, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood for a must-see panel featuring a sneak peak at the highly-anticipated new series.

Freeform’s new original series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” is the story of Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) – two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened by newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another. Tandy can emit light daggers and finds hope in the light, while Tyrone has the ability to control darkness which gives him the power he needs. They quickly learn they are better together than apart as they join forces to seek justice for the loved ones they lost early on. You won’t want to miss this!

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

MARVEL ANIMATION: FROM PENCIL TO SCREEN
Anaheim Convention Center, March 24, 2018 – 12:30PM – 300D

Join Marvel Animation for a behind the scenes journey through all aspects of production and development! You’ll get an exclusive look at how Marvel assembles acclaimed animated series and projects such as “Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars,” “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout” and the highly-anticipated “Marvel Rising,” as well as an inside glimpse at the popular Marvel Funko animated shorts and “Marvel LEGO Super Heroes – Black Panther: Trouble in Wakanda.” Led by Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment) and featuring several special guests, the Marvel Animation team will share rare insight into the writing process, voice direction, production, never-before-seen sneak peeks from upcoming projects, and tons of scoops on future storylines. Don’t miss it!

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
Anaheim Convention Center, March 24, 2018 – 4:45PM – Arena

Your favorite agents are back in Anaheim! Join Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, and Jeff Ward, along with executive producers Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Jeff Bell, and Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, to talk all things “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” season five! Find out what’s coming up with a Q&A and sneak peek of a never-before-seen episode. The action-packed series from Marvel Television airs Friday nights at 9|8c on ABC!

*Talent is subject to change.

MARVEL TELEVISION AUTOGRAPH SIGNING SCHEDULE:

Please note that the WonderCon online Exclusives Portal will launch on February 28th and at that time WonderCon Anaheim badge holders can log-in and create a list of exclusive signings they’d be interested in attending. On March 19th, WonderCon attendees will be selected at random and receive an email confirmation with more details.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

MARVEL’S CLOAK & DAGGER – Exclusive Signing Room – 1:30-2:30PM
Freeform and Marvel will be hosting a special exclusive autograph signing with cast and executive producers from their highly anticipated new original series “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.” For more information on “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” please visit www.freeform.go.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Exclusive Signing Room – 3:00-4:00PM
Marvel is excited to announce a special exclusive autograph signing with the cast and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Fridays at 9|8c on ABC. Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger will debut on Freeform on Thursday, June 7th at 8|7c.

Stay tuned to www.marvel.com for all the breaking news from Marvel Television at WonderCon. Follow @Marvel on Twitter and “like” Marvel on Facebook for minute-by-minute updates on all things in the MCU.

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Stonehouse delivers out of this world art piece for 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' program.

We close out the “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Road to 100” art program with artist Stonehouse capturing the highlights of Season 5 so far.

In case you missed it, take a look at the previous seasons captured by Dale Keown (Season 1)Daniel Acuña (Season 2), Nick Bradshaw (Season 3), and Rahzzah (Season 4).

With barely any time to recuperate from the events of Season 4, our agents were thrusted 70+ years into the future on a quaked apart earth by the Destroyer of Worlds as the clock ticks out on humanity. Flanking the art piece are Kasius, the Kree who rules over the Lighthouse, and his second-in-command, Sinara, who keeps the remaining humans in line. In addition to Kasius and Sinara, the agents are joined by Deke, a roguish scavenger, and a hard man to trust.

At the heart of the piece, we find Fitz and Simmons reunited after Fitz traveled across time and space to find Simmons.

“The Fitz-Simmons’ proposal is such a big moment for the show, the fans, and for everyone involved,” shared executive producers and showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen exclusively to Marvel.com. “It is the culmination of a relationship that has been maturing since Day One, and it’s only fitting that it was directed by S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Director Clark Gregg.”

As the prophecy of Quake destroying the world looms over our agents, what can we expect from this season as we draw near the 100th episode and beyond for our agents? According to Whedon and Tancharoen, “They are going to have to try to do everything they can to stop the future they saw from coming to bear. The problem is they only have vague clues as to what events lead to the earth’s destruction. It will be a race against the clock as well as a puzzle and also a mystery and a conundrum and a rigamarole and a doozy.”

Season Five will return Friday, March 2. Don’t miss the 100th episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will air Friday, March 9 at 9|8c on ABC!

For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com, follow @AgentsofSHIELD on Twitter, and like “Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.” on Facebook for all the latest news and updates!

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Rahzzah takes on Hydra in new art program piece.

We’re weeks away from the landmark 100th episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and here to commemorate Season 4 of the Marvel TV series is artist Rahzzah. Don’t forget to look back at the “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Road to 100” Season 1 piece by Dale Keown, Season 2 piece by Daniel Acuña, and Season 3 piece by Nick Bradshaw.

The dynamic fourth season was shook by the following key events that continue to haunt our agents — at the core of the art piece by Rahzzah is the introduction of Ghost Rider. Who can forget Daisy and Robbie Reyes’ rough start as they crossed paths in Los Angeles tracking down the Watchdogs who were hunting down Inhumans? Striking out on her own, Daisy had to cope with the effects of her ‘quake’ powers on her body.

Season 4 introduced us to another new character, Jeffrey Mace, who was appointed by the President to be the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D. and enforce his vision for the organization in their new partnership with the government.

Meanwhile, the season heats up as Radcliffe and Fitz develop Life Model Decoys. As Mack and his love of sci-fi movies taught us, nothing bodes well when robots become sentient. Aida gets a little more intense and a lot more deadly when exposed to the Darkhold. Devising her own cat-and-mouse game, Aida thinks she’s doing our team a kindness by removing each of their biggest regrets in the Framework, creating a ‘what-if’ world where Hydra is in charge.

Relationships are complicated when you’re an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and unfortunately for Coulson, he ended up locking lips with LMD May. Aida envisioned herself as Madame Hydra with a callous Fitz by her side. And Mack was reunited with his daughter Hope. Could Yo-Yo draw him out of the Framework to save his life?

In one of the defining moments of the season, Mace as the Patriot, assuring his life is real, sacrifices himself to save a child when a Hydra correctional facility is attacked on Aida’s orders. In sacrificing himself, he also sacrificed his real human self in the real world.

The choices and experiences made in this season continue to reverberate for our agents as they navigate Season 5. Some of which have yet to come to light…

Season Five will return Friday, March 2. Don’t miss the 100th episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will air Friday, March 9 at 9|8c on ABC!

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