nerd radio

Tune in live Thursday from 9pm est

Doctor Strange director teases us with Into Shamballa

November 4th, 2014 by Dave Bowling Comments

Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson shared an image via Twitter on Monday from the graphic novel Doctor Strange: Into Shamballa.

— Scott Derrickson (@scottderrickson) November 3, 2014

Created by J.M. DeMatteis and Dan Green, Into Shamballa was published in 1986. The story sees Strange sent on a mission by the Lords of Shamballa to take mankind spiritual Golden Age, but most of Earth’s population will have to die first. Strange has to decide which is the greater outcome…

Derrickson recently posted images of the Infinity Gauntlet too, saying he wanted to tie Doctor Strange into the greater cosmic events of the Marvel movies. Is Derrickson just fond of Green’s work or is he hinting what the story of the movie will be?

Personally, I would speculate that the first Doctor Strange movie is likely to be an origin story, but Into Shamballa could make a good follow-up…

Doctor Strange opens in theaters November 6, 2016.

Source: Comicbook

Let us know your thoughts below, @NerdFollowing on Twitter or on Facebook

Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...