#NYCC2020: Marvel vs DC, The Russo Brothers and Kevin Smith talk "Slugfest"
Updated: Jun 18, 2021
This Thursday October 8th, during New York Comic Con/Metaverse, be sure to tune in to Joe and Anthony Russo along with Kevin Smith as they reflect on the rivalry, complex and storied relationship between the two comic book powerhouses, Marvel Comics and DC Comics in promotion for the upcoming Quibi series "Slugfest". The panel will stream for free at 5:45pm ET/2:45pm PT on New York Comic Con’s YouTube Channel <----HERE
The series is inspired by Reed Tucker’s book Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle Between Marvel and DC. The competition between the publishers actually dates back to the FDR years and the publication of Action Comics No. 1 (which introduced Superman and launched DC) and Marvel Comics No. 1 (which introduced Namor the Sub-Mariner), but it was the revolutionary 1960s relaunch of Marvel by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko that gave the rivalry an urgency that transformed the marketplace.
"Slugfest", premieres on Quibi November 9th,2020. The series is executive produced by Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) and directed by Framing John DeLorean and Believer, Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce.