Marvel, in its continuing quest for mediocrity and to rehash their past successes, has released this cover for the Secret Wars reboot. As a comic veteran, or old dude, depending on how old you are yourself, I remember ‘Secret Wars’ fondly as the source of the Venom symbiote and a grand excuse to get all of Marvel’s heroes and villains together in one place. It was also the masterwork of a being called the ‘Beyonder’ whose other claim to fame was having Michael Jackson’s Thriller hair cut with a jacket straight from ‘Miami Vice.’ Wow I am officially old. At least the comic has some greats working on it, and the cover is expectedly awesome.
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Marvel’s Secret Wars press release
You’ve seen Alex Ross’ spectacular promo image. You’ve seen the teasers. You’ve learned the first secrets of Battleworld, the strange, patchwork realm playing host to countless separate realities. Now, Marvel is pleased to present the first cover to next year’s game-changing SECRET WARS #1! From the chart-topping creative team of Jonathan Hickman (Avengers, New Avengers) and Esad Ribic (Thor: God of Thunder) with covers by legendary painter Alex Ross, this 8-issue event brings together a legion of Marvel super heroes for an epic story the scope of which you’ve never seen before!
Now, get a closer look at Alex Ross’ stunning cover to the explosive first issue. Gorgeously rendered by one of the most iconic figures in the industry, this spectacular cover is just the tip of the iceberg – offering fans their first exciting look behind the curtain into the world of Secret Wars!
The road to the biggest comic event of 2015 is happening right now in the pages ofAvengers and New Avengers, so jump on board before TIME RUNS OUT! Be there when the Secret Wars commence this May in SECRET WARS #1!
SECRET WARS #1
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by ESAD RIBIC
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Coming May 2015!
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