WandaVision is one of the most exciting shows in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This television series has taken the fans by storm, and people are eager to know more about the comic book it is based on. In this article, we will explore everything you need to know about WandaVision’s comic book origins.
What is WandaVision?
WandaVision is a television series that follows the story of Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) and Vision. The show takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame, where Vision died in the hands of Thanos. The show explores their lives as they move into a new neighborhood and start living a seemingly normal life.
Is WandaVision based on a comic book?
Yes, WandaVision is based on a few different comic books. The main sources for inspiration are two limited comic book series – ‘The Vision’ by Tom King and ‘House of M’ by Brian Michael Bendis.
‘The Vision’ was published in 2015 and written by Tom King with art by Gabriel Hernandez Walta. It tells the story of Vision’s attempt to create his own family – wife Virginia and twin children Vin and Viv – and their struggles with fitting into suburban life. The series deals with themes such as family dynamics, identity, and what it means to be human.
House of M
‘House of M’ was published in 2005 and written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Olivier Coipel. It tells the story of Scarlet Witch’s mental breakdown, which causes her to alter reality drastically.
In this new reality, mutants are the ruling class while humans are oppressed. The storyline deals with themes such as power, responsibility, and consequences.
How closely does WandaVision follow these comic books?
WandaVision takes inspiration from these comic book series, but it is not a direct adaptation. The showrunners have taken creative liberties to tell their own story.
For example, the suburban setting of ‘The Vision’ is used in the show, but the characters and plot are different. Similarly, ‘House of M’ deals with Scarlet Witch’s mental breakdown, but the show takes a different approach to her character.
WandaVision is a unique television series that draws inspiration from various comic book sources. While ‘The Vision’ and ‘House of M’ were the main sources for inspiration, the show stands on its own as a creative interpretation of these characters and their stories. Whether you are a fan of the comics or just enjoying the show, there’s no denying that WandaVision has captured people’s hearts and imaginations.