[SDCC 2012] The Marvel Panel

io9 reports on Marvel’s panel at the 2012 San Diego ComicCon. They cover the announcement of Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Rocket Raccoon, and Ant-Man. A fantastic trailer for Iron Man 3 was shown.

The last shot of the Comic Con trailer is a pair of hands with ten rings on them — caressing a ragged beard. These hands pull back a hood revealing a knotted head. And it’s Ben Kingsley, looking sinister as Hell, sitting on a throne, flanked by temple dogs.

How does Downey Jr. respond to the success of The Avengers? “I think every movie I ever do is going to be one of the three biggest films of all time,” says Downey Jr. “It finally happened.