When Super lined up to be one of the 1,000 attendees of the exclusive Marvel viewing party at AsiaPOP Comicon’s Hall M last year, we were given “Doctor Strange” stickers. The Manila crowd was then treated to a sweet introduction of Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme.
To describe “Doctor Strange” as otherworldly is both a cliche and understatement. It introduces a new breed of superhero to Marvel’s cinematic arsenal, one that is not characterized by metal weaponry or spandex suits. It has begun redefining what a superhero is, and even more so, what a superhero can do, in the context of the Avengers.
Coming from a horrific car accident, Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), the world’s top neurosurgeon, sets out on a journey of healing in which he learns the mystic arts. Equipped with
Marvel has changed the way we watch movies.
The showcase of Marvel content in the fields of gaming, television and movies is an exclusive, first-of-its-kind feature at any convention in Asia.