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Invincible: Amazon Prime Video confirm season 2 and season 3 of Robert Kirkman’s adult animated series
Ahead of the thrilling season 1 finale, Amazon Prime Video has confirmed that animated superhero drama Invincible will be back for two more seasons.
Invincible has been one of our favourite new TV shows of 2021, bringing us superhero shocks and twists every Friday.
Robert Kirkman’s adult animation series has been described as ‘The Walking Dead meets The Boys’, picking up critical acclaim and a thumbs up from fans of the much-loved comic book series.
We described the show as “violent, bloody and twist-filled” but also “rooted in emotional family drama and themes around identity and anxiety that will leave you floored", and the good news for us and other fans of the show is that it's not over yet...
Will there be an Invincible season 2?
Amazon Prime Video has announced that the Robert Kirkman series will be back for two more seasons.
“I’m extremely thankful to Amazon for the support and dedication they’ve put behind Invincible,” said Kirkman.
“The comic book is truly a love letter to a genre that Cory (Walker) and I grew up reading and loving, and it’s been a gratifying journey to watch our characters come to life again through the animated series. We’re beyond excited to continue this story for at least two more seasons.”
Watch the whole of Invincible season 1, including the jaw-dropping finale, now on Prime Video.
What is Invincible about?
Invincible is a fresh and edgy twist on superhero genre. With no-holds-barred storytelling, an incredible voice-cast and wild storytelling, the series brings to life the Skybound/Image comic created by Kirkman, Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley.
The series revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who’s just like every other guy his age — except that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons).
“But as Mark develops powers of his own, he discovers that his father’s legacy may not be as heroic as it seems.”
The voice cast also included Sandra Oh, Seth Rogen, Gillian Jacobs, Andrew Rannells, Zazie Beetz, Mark Hamill and Walton Goggins.
Why is everyone talking about Invincible?
Zazie Beetz, who voices Amber Bennett in the show, told BT.com: “The violence in Invincible is what draws you into the storytelling. I like that the show really reckons with it and looks at the layers and complexities of death and violence in ways other shows don’t.
“Invincible isn’t just a superhero story, it’s truly about family, identity, anxieties and those things are really visceral and that is reflected in how that the show handles death.”
Explaining why he thinks the series stands out from other superhero shows, Kirkman said: “The fact is that most stories in these types of universes shy away from consequences. There is an unending well of drama from realistically portraying superheroes. I think that it’s something which will really set Invincible apart.
When you watch The Avengers and Captain America jumps on a car, he just says, ‘”We’ve evacuated the street’ and you just think, ‘Really? That quickly?’ That might be what you want for a movie. But for a TV series to live in this world, you want to hear about how a building collapsed on people or how superhero tactics lead to abridge collapsing.”
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The Boys, The Walking Dead, Preacher
Watch the whole of Invincible season 1 on Amazon Prime Video.