Move the hell over, Daisy Johnson. Marvel doesn't have time for your drama now that it's getting into the comedy game at ABC. According to Deadline, Marvel Television is developing a half-hour, live-action, single-camera comedy known as Marvel's Damage Control, which will follow the highly specialized clean-up crew from the comics that deals with the aftermath of superhero-based conflicts. The fictional construction company has appeared in limited comics series since the late 1980s. The potential project at ABC has received a put pilot commitment at the network, which means there is still a long way to go before this baby becomes a full-sized series.
Developed by former Daily Show executive producer Ben Karlin, Damage Control is just the latest Marvel project at ABC. In addition to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which returned this week for its third season, and Marvel's Agent Carter, which will return for Season 2 at midseason, the network is also developing a spin-off that would follow Adrianne Palicki's Bobbi Morse and Nick Blood's Lance Hunter. Marvel also has a deal for four live-action series at Netflix, including the acclaimed Marvel's Daredevil and Marvel's Jessica Jones, which will debut next month.
Damage Control isn't the only comic-based half-hour comedy in development; DC's Powerlesshas a put pilot commitment at NBC.
A Marvel comedy... are you okay with that?