If you missed the special preview of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC’s most anticipated new show, it’s embedded below. But what is Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? It’s writer-director Joss Whedon’s special permission from Disney to continue the story that began in his box office mega-succes The Avengers in his own special way. Fans of Whedon’s previous works (like Buffy the Vampire, Dollhouse, and Firefly) are excited, as I count myself among that group, I am too.

The show takes place after the event of The Avengers and will focus on a group of agents from the fictional global law-enforcement agency S.H.I.E.L.D. The show will star Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, which does seem like a problem, since he died in The Avengers. But they say they have a way around that. Judging by the preview below, there will be a mix of heroes and regular officers involved.

So, without further ado, here’s a special promo video:

Learn more about the show, including actor bios, here. What do you think? Are you looking forward to the show?