Robert Kirkman’s Invincible premiered in 2021 on one of the leading streaming giants Amazon Prime. The first part of the second season of the superhero animated series aired in November 2023 and the second half was released on March 14, 2024. Popular names like Mark Hamill, Sandra Oh, Steven Yeun, and J.K. Simmons have been associated with the Invincible franchise as voice artists.


In one of the episodes of the second season, the double death of two important members has become a talking point amongst the Invincible fans. However, showrunner Robert Kirkman clarified why the creative team went on to bring such a huge shift.

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Invincible Showrunner Robert Kirkman Explains The Significance Of Death Twist in The Second Season

The second half of Invincible‘s second season was released on March 14, 2024. Despite waiting since November 2023, Invincible fans are in a state of shock after the death of two important characters from the superhero series. In episode 5 of season 2, the Guardians of the Globe are divided into two groups. With Atom Eye and Invincible heading toward their space mission to protect the Earth from a parasitic alien invasion, Team B members. Dupli-Kate, Shrinking Rae, and Rex are left behind on Earth to handle the possible arising threats. During a deadly confrontation with the Lizard League, Dupli-Kate and Shrinking Rae end up losing their lives.

During a recent interview with Variety, Invincible creator Robert Kirkman addressed the double death in the second season and even pointed out the importance behind the major creative decision. He said-

“We want to make sure that these scenes have the weight and gravitas that we want them to have. The Lizard League is a villain that we have set up not to be taken seriously, and then you’ve got arguably the weakest, most slight street-level heroes in the Guardians of the Globe going up against this joke threat,”

Shrinking Rae in Invincible

He further continued to say-

“The audience goes into that setup expecting a fun fight scene, but there’s not going to be anything of note or anything of weight that comes from this, especially when the A-Team is off in space battling the actual threat.”

Kirkman confessed that fans should remember that anything can happen in the Invincible series and said-

“Losing these characters in the way that we’re losing them is a good way to give the audience that sense that when you sit down to watch an episode of Invincible, you don’t know what’s going to happen; you can never anticipate where we’re going to go on this show. Or know what’s going to happen to these characters.”

The second half of Invincible Season 2 is currently streaming on Prime Video.

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Robert Kirkman Believes Steven Yeun Would Be Perfect For The Character Of Cecil Stedman In The Invincible Movie

During an interview with IGN, Robert Kirkman spoke about his plans for the live-action adaptation of his hit animated series Invincible. The showrunner believes Beef star Steven Yeun would be perfect to play the character of the head of the Global Defense Agency, Cecil Stedman. He said-

“It’s not something that we’re rushing, it’s something that we definitely want to get right. Now that the show is out and the animated series is doing we’re trying to figure out ways to make sure that it stands apart, and works in tandem with the show. To show how cool Invincible is and doesn’t detract from it in any way. So there’s a lot of maneuvering that has to go into that and so it is taking a little bit of time but I can’t wait for everyone to see Steven Yeun as Cecil Stedman.”

Steven Yeun in Beef

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The Walking Dead actor has been the voice behind the character of Mark Grayson, aka Invincible, ever since its inception on screen. After the massive success of the first season, the second season was released in November 2023. The series revolves around Mark Grayson and his emotionally layered dynamic with his father Omni-Man.

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