Marvel Studios has answered Warner Bros.' DC Comics challenge with a full schedule of its own blockbusters planned up through 2019.

At a special event at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, head honcho and architect of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Kevin Feige took the wraps off of all of the studio's upcoming sequels and a number of surprising new entries to the franchise.

Here's a look at the schedule in the order they will be released.

We already know that Summer of 2015 will bring Avengers: Age of Ultron, followed by Ant-Man. Marvel today confirmed that in 2016 will come the third Captain America film, which will, as rumored, also star Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark. And yes: it's Civil War.

Then, another confirmation, though Benedict Cumberbatch's involvement was left off the docket. This likely means that the ink on his contract simply isn't quite dry yet.

The sequel to 2014's highest-grossing film is being moved up to an earlier release date. It kicks off a busy 2017 for Marvel, which will see not the usual two but three big-screen flicks.

Loki returns! And fans know that this title means it's gonna be huge.

The first big bombshell came in this form.

Marvel made the Black Panther announcement even bigger by revealing that their title character has already been cast. T'Challa will be played by Chadwick Boseman, and before he gets his own movie, he'll debut the year before with an appearance in Captain America: Civil War.

The third Avengers movie leads the charge in 2018, but in another surprise, Marvel announced that it will be the first of a two-parter. The second part will appear the very next year, in 2019. (Not shocking that Marvel would want to extend its contracts with Downey, Chris Evans and others this way.) No word yet on whether Joss Whedon will write/direct, but that title confirms that the long-running Thanos storyline will culminate here. And the smart money says the Guardians of the Galaxy will show up for one or both parts, too.

Here's a big one not many saw coming.

Captain Marvel will star the Carol Danvers version of the character, making this Marvel's first-ever superhero film with a female lead. DC's Wonder Woman will beat it to theaters by more than a year.

Lastly, the film that insiders say Marvel is setting up to function as its in-universe version of the X-Men (which it can't use since Fox is clinging to those rights with its cold, dead fingers).

Some had speculated that Marvel might use this event to announce a rumored partnership with Sony to bring Spider-Man into the MCU proper, but that didn't pan out.

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