As far as we’re concerned, moon knight is one of the highlights of the Disney Plus MCU lineup. Oscar Isaac was amazing as Steven Knight/Marc Spector, the show captured the psychological approach and offbeat tone of the comics, and showed us some fascinating new insights into the mythology of the MCU.
The first season ended with the long-awaited reveal of third character Jake Lockley and a hint that Khonshu isn’t done with Steven/Marc yet, though we’re yet to receive confirmation of a second season. That may come at the D23 conference and fan anticipation has been stoked by a TikTok video featuring moon knight showrunner Mohamed Diab and Oscar Isaac in which the star teased a comeback saying “Why else would we be in Cairo?
But in the meantime, fans at r/MarvelStudios are debating why the first season was so divisive. A quick search on the show on Twitter indicates that fans are split down the middle, with the most contentious factor apparently being the show’s lack of focus on Judaism.
The smartest answer is that the nature of the internet is divisive, as people are much more likely to comment with extreme reactions than with a simple “it was cool, I guess.”
But perhaps the main issue hardcore MCU fans have with the show is its lack of connection to the larger story. series like Wanda Vision Y The Falcon and the Winter Soldier were woven into the ongoing MCU saga, but aside from a couple of Easter eggs, moon knight it might as well have been his own universe.
Now that the character is established, we can get that crossover. Marvel Studios is currently building the hidden side of the MCU and rumors are piling up of a ‘Midnight Sons’ adaptation featuring the likes of Blade and Werewolf by Night.
It looks like some light will be shed on this at D23, which takes place from September 9-11, so keep an eye on this space.