Amazon Prime’s The Boys Season 3 is currently airing and engaging its viewers by generating a lot of excitement for its parodies. The superhero series is quite promising considering that the previous ones won six Emmy nominations last year.
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The series is known for a grim parody of a world where superheroes are controlled by corrupt corporates towards evil due to their power. These superheroes are driven by sponsorships, marketing, and approval points. The universe’s premier superhero team, The Seven, serves as the face of Vought International’s heroes who star in commercials, TV shows, and big-screen movies sharing their adventures. The series have always added its dark comical element in the series and this time again, it’s back with another parody mocking the re-release of Sony’s Morbius.
The Boys Mock Morbius With “ITS-MAEVIN-TIME”
The superheroes team recently showed in Dawn of the Seven, a fictional hit that takes its title from Batman v Superman, its poster from Avengers: Endgame, and the story from Justice League.
The official Twitter account for Vought International in an announcement mocked the re-release of Morbius in Dawn of the Seven. The Vought International promoted the series ‘ re-release blockbuster by calling fans to use the promotional code “ITS-MAEVIN-TIME,” which is a similar pattern to Morbius, “It’s Morbin’ Time” meme.
“#DawnOfTheSeven is back! Despite still being in theatres, we heard all of your tweets and will be re-releasing the film this week! Don’t miss your chance to re-live all the action: use code ITS-MAEVIN-TIME to get a discount on your second ticket until June 30.”
The Mock Culture Of The Boys
The superhero series have often mocked whatever is trending in pop culture which has made the series comical and effective in the market. Whether the series included The Batman posters’ parody when it was released in theatres or the controversial Pepsi advertisement which was recently shown in the series.
For the unversed, Sony has recently re-released Morbius after a long delay which wasn’t worth the wait as the film grossed over $163 million worldwide and received negative reviews from critics who criticized its writing, visual effects, and post-credits scenes.
The Boys is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.