Jonathan Hickman & Jim Cheung are prepping a new Thanos story for Free Comic Book Day this year which, according to Marvel’s Editor-in-chief, Axel Alonso, will play a massive role later this year.
“We’ve said how ‘Nova,’ ‘Thanos Rising,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ are all shaping the future of the Marvel Universe — this image will very specifically answer the question of ‘How?'” Alonso continued. “Our FCBD issue features an all-new story that leads into a huge epic later in the year, along with a heavily demanded reprint of a character’s first solo story and a beautiful new cover by one of our top cover artists. This same cover will be on FCBD t-shirts this year, so that gives you an idea of the scale and importance of what we’re bringing you this year.”
Related: Here’s a knitted Infinity Gauntlet. I could pretend I don’t want this, but I REALLY want this.
Take a look at the interlocking covers for what looks like the first two issue’s of the Marvel NOW reboot/re-whatever of The Avengers by Jonathan Hickman and Jerome Opena. So who answers this call this go ’round? From what I can tell, it’s Captain (formerly Ms.) Marvel, maybe Cannonball, some mystery dude to the bottom right of Captain America, The Hulk, Wolverine, The Falcon (he sucks, right) The Black Widow, Thor, The Human Torch (?), Iron Man (with some badass new armor) Spider-Man, Hawkeye and Spider-Woman. Time will tell about the series overall but this cover is still cool as hell.
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