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Saturday, 6 October 2012

Marvel's future is almost NOW! Preview Part 2!

[UPDATED 10.9.12:]

Deadpool kicks it "Gangnam Style" in his Avengers #1 Variant.

Meanwhile, the Marvel NOW! New Avengers have (mostly) been revealed!
The Illumanti will become the new New Avengers--Captain America, Iron Man, Mr. Fantastic and Doctor Strange; with Beast and Black Panther joining the team, plus the return of Black Bolt, Namor to still be involved--and at least one new member still to be revealed.

MARVEL NOW! New Avengers writer Jonathan Hickman took part in a Liveblog yesterday, and these were the key points he made about the new team...

"The[ir] catalyst is an event in Wakanda with Black Panther, the only man who told the original Illuminati it was a mistake. Something occurs so earth-shattering he sees no other course of action than to call on them. This event is so huge than even the people in the Illuminati who do not currently like each other are forced to put differences aside.

"I don't think people will be surprised to learn that even as these guys go about their job, some will grow to hate one another. This is not a cheery happy story. This is the 'Death Avengers.' They all think they're in charge and none of them are.

"We need new bad guys. I'm making a lot. Will you see some traditional Avengers favorite villains? Of course."

- Jonathan Hickman

Incoming Journey into Mystery writer Kathryn Immonen talks Lady Sif taking over the book here...

...and Newsarama have interviews with...
Writer Dennis Hopeless on Cable and X-Force here.

Writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jamie McKelvie on the new Young Avengers here.

Writer/artist Frank Cho on Savage Wolverine here; and you can check out a Preview of Rick Remender & John Romita's Captain America #1, also at their site.

As well as current Captain America & the Winter Soldier writer Ed Brubaker, you can hear Marvel NOW! Deadpool writers Brian Posehn & Gerry Duggan talking about what they have planned for the Merc with a Mouth here.

You can find my new Marvel NOW! Deadpool Facebook Fanpage here!

And if you didn't catch Part 1 of my major MARVEL NOW! Preview, you can find that here; and Part 3 here!

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