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Once upon time in the distant year of 2019, Marvel Studios held a pretty momentous Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. With Avengers: Endgame in the rearview mirror and Spider-Man: Far From Homepresently raking in cash at the box office, everyone was wondering what was coming next for the MCU. The Phase Four slate seemed bountiful at the time: Shang-Chi and the Eternals were getting movies, Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster was primed to return as the Mighty Thor in Thor: Love & Thunder, and supporting characters like Sam Wilson’s Captain America and Scarlet Witch would be getting their own Disney+ shows.

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