Echo is the first Marvel project to feature a deaf protagonist and the first series to air all five episodes at once.
If, like us, you miss the darker, more adult-oriented Netflix Defenders series (Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Punisher), you’ll be intrigued by the official trailer for Echo, which seems to be channeling some of the same gritty energy. In fact, it’s the first Marvel project to earn a TV-MA rating and the first to feature a deaf protagonist. In other firsts, Marvel will drop all five episodes at once on both Disney and Hulu.
(Spoilers for Hawkeye below.)
We’ve already met Maya Lopez (Alaqua Cox), aka Echo, in Hawkeye. She was the deaf commander of the Tracksuit Mafia, capable of perfectly copying another person’s movements. And she was on a quest to discover the true identity of Ronin, the assassin who had killed her father. That put her on a