We might have to wait until 2021 for our first MCU series to hit Disney+ with
And now, we’ve got our first look at the opening titles and theme music for
So what’s with the number 616 anyway? Longtime Marvel Comics fans recognize that number as the designation given to the “prime” Earth where most of the action in the pages of the comics takes place in within the Marvel Multiverse. Since our real world “prime Earth” and its relationship to Marvel is front and center in this series, we think the title is very appropriate.
In a statement, main title designer Patrick Clair said “The 616 main titles needed to capture the relationship between Marvel’s readership and the real world unfolding ‘right outside their window’—the stories may be fantastical, but they didn’t reflect a fantasy, they reflected the real struggles of men and women across the nation and the century.”
Clair, the Emmy-winning title designer for shows like
Composer Jeremy Turner was equally honored to be part of this project, saying that “receiving the call to compose for
Turner continued, saying “getting to work with a master like Patrick Clair was a joy. We had some discussions about what he was cooking up in his mind, and I was able to compose freely based on our conversations. Fortunately for me, he liked the first thing I wrote, and that ended up being the final music for the main titles. When I saw Paul Scheer’s episode ‘Lost & Found,’ it had his unique style of scattershot comedy timings that worked to tie together the “lost” comics of Marvel. I was excited to meet that challenge with the score. Tuba? Check. Theremin? Yep. Didgeridoo? Sure, why not. This episode absolutely cracked me up and I can’t wait for people to see it!”