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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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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Revisit the King’s creation of the Avengers founding member!

1917 to 2017: 100 years of Kirby.

Join us this month 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.

During the 1960s, female comic book characters weren’t often positioned as heroes the same way that their male counterparts were—many were relegated to roles as romantic interests, damsels in distress, or both. While Janet van Dyne has filled these roles at times, she also holds the unique distinction of being not just the first female member of the Avengers, but also one of the team’s five founding heroes. Not bad for a character that only debuted a few months before the group’s inception!

Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Janet made her original appearance in June 1963 with TALES TO ASTONISH #44. The story saw Hank Pym (A.K.A. Ant-Man) first meet van Dyne when her father Vernon appealed for help with a science experiment. While Pym dismissed Vernon’s request, he did take a liking to Janet—who seemed to have a mutual interest in Hank.

Later that night, Vernon van Dyne’s experiment accidentally transported a space creature called Kosmos directly into his laboratory. After witnessing her father get knocked unconscious by the beast, Janet called Pym for help—but by the time he arrived as Ant-Man, Vernon had already died from the attack.

The two worked together in the aftermath of the accident—and Hank gave Janet shrinking powers of her own, as well as with the ability to sprout wings and fly. In an effort to avenge her father’s death, van Dyne took on the mantle of The Wasp.

Tales to Astonish (1959) #44

Tales to Astonish (1959) #44

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Now using their super hero monikers, the duo ended Kosmos’ reign of terror and fought other threats across the globe. Before long, Ant-Man and The Wasp joined Thor, Iron Man, and The Hulk to become Earth’s mightiest heroes with AVENGERS #1 in 1963.

Janet van Dyne immediately made herself known as a force to be reckoned with—even among such powerful and cosmic company. In issue #1, The Wasp demanded that Ant-Man wait for her to respond to Rick Jones and the Teen Brigade’s radio request for help—and when Hank made a crack about Janet’s makeup, she called him a “stuffy old bachelor” and answered the call.

Later in the same issue, as Ant-Man and The Wasp faced off against a rampaging Hulk, Janet risked her life to lure the Jade Giant into a trap. After fighting The Hulk—and dropping Loki into a lead-lined tank—Ant-Man, The Wasp, Iron Man, Thor, and a now-recovered Hulk convened to make their association official. Janet came up with a team name and the Avengers were born.

Earth’s mightiest heroes have become one of the most influential groups in Marvel history—and The Wasp has served as the team’s leader more than anyone, except Captain America, ever since. One of Jack Kirby’s finest creations, Janet van Dyne has proved that a female hero can be as interesting, complex, capable—and fallible—as any of her male counterparts for more than 50 years.

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

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