Or so I hope…. Marvel Comics’ relaunch event titles were announced on Friday. Ahead of the announcement, we did know MARVEL LEGACY #1 was coming in September:
Get ready for a new dawn True Believers — one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come! Tomorrow, get ready for the return of what you’ve been longing for — and more! Prepare for the debut of MARVEL LEGACY!
“A new initiative that will take things back to our iconic history, with a firm eye on the future, MARVEL LEGACY will present stories that remind everyone — newcomers and longtime fans alike — why Marvel stands as the premier name in fiction,” said Editor in Chief Axel Alonso. “Our titles will unearth gems from Marvel’s rich history, remind readers of connections between characters, and usher in the return of some major characters who’ve been missed. Above all else, we want to inject our comics with a massive dose of fun!”
Kicking off this September with MARVEL LEGACY #1, an over-sized 50-page, one-shot special, Marvel Comics titles step towards a bright new future – one that harkens back to what has made Marvel a household name while looking towards tomorrow. With fun and thrilling reveals primed to excite fans, both existing and new, this fall, prepare for MARVEL LEGACY!
The first set of reveals were shared as side-by-side comparisons:
The next batch are GIFs that morph between the new cover and the old one:
Apparently, in the reveal of round three’s GIFs, the Marvel media partner site that was handed EXCLUSIVE images misidentified what appears to be a Miles Morales Spider-Man cover as a Spider-Man vs. Deadpool cover??
Round five (via Nerdist)
Greg Pak and artists TBD
There you go, kids…