Yesterday, Marvel put on their annual Cup O’ Joe Panel featuring Joe Quesada (Marvel Comics Big Boss). Check out some of what we learned.
- Nova Prime, Richard Rider will have his cliff hanger / story arc defined and answered by the time Guardians of the Galaxy 20 ends. This…terrifies me.
- Star Wars Comics will abound in 2015 featuring all sorts of new characters, even Jedi’s that survived order 66.
- Avengers titles have jumped ahead 8 months and will be counting down to a final incursion (Avengers / New Avengers). The final incursion will spawn off SECRET WARS!!
- Per Joe Quesada, this is “The biggest thing Marvel has ever done”.
- This will touch more than just publishing. It is company wide.
- Axis will span 9 issues over 3 months.
- Agents of SHIELD will be getting it’s own supporting comic book 12/24. It will put Agents of SHIELD into the larger Marvel Universe while featuring show favorites, Coulson, Sky, Agent May.
- A variant Deadpool cover of issue 1 was shown.
- This will hit in 1/2015 and feature Peggy Carter and Howard Stark.
- Annual 1 is coming soon.
- This is a book about 90% human kids with wings out to save the world based on James Patterson work coming in 2015.
Q and A highlights
- Cyclops’ solo story will be continuing.
- There are Marvel Cosmic plans for Darkhawk in the works.
- Kane (Scarlet Spider) isn’t dead (yet) and he will have some time in Spider-Verse.
- So will an alternate universe Gwen Stacey (issue 9 of Amazing Spider-Man).