The room exploded. When Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb revealed the “clip” of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was the entire pilot, Ballroom 20 broke into cheers. Comic-Con got to be the first audience to watch the eagerly awaited show’s first episode, a pilot that even industry reporters and many Hollywood insiders had not yet viewed.
So how was it?
In a way, judging a pilot from this screening is really tough. Because there is arguably no better audience for S.H.I.E.L.D. than this crowd. As I’ve pointed out before, the action-drama seems like it was conceived by fans waiting in line at Hall H — Marvel comics plus hit movie franchise plus Joss Whedon plus, uh, let’s resurrect Agent Coulson!
This is not EW’s official review. That will come later. But here are our first impressions: READ FULL STORY