What: An exciting new initiative kicking off this fall across the entire Marvel Universe! Featuring the most popular characters in the world kicking off blockbuster new storylines as the House of Ideas returns long running titles to their original series numbering with a renewed sense of hope, wonder, enjoyment and fun!
Who: Marvel Legacy begins with MARVEL LEGACY #1, an oversized one-shot special written by Jason Aaron with art by Esad Ribic and featuring a special 4-panel fold-out cover by Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada. From there, the Marvel Legacy initiative spreads out across the Marvel Universe, showcasing epic storylines hearkening back to the glory days of Marvel starring Odinson, Squirrel Girl, Spider-Man, the Avengers, America Chavez, Iron Man, Moon Knight, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel, Luke Cage, the X-Men, Captain America, Ms. Marvel, Deadpool, the Champions, Wolverine, Ironheart, Hulk, The Punisher and so many more! Look for information on titles and creative teams for new & continuing series to be released in the coming months.
When: Fall 2017
The most popular characters in the world are joined by the most acclaimed creators in the comic book industry to steer the Marvel Universe in a bold new direction this fall! Recharged, reforged, and reborn, prepare for MARVEL LEGACY!
Everything kicks off in the fall with MARVEL LEGACY #1, a jaw-dropping 50-page one-shot packed to the brim with twists, surprises, mysteries and revelations concerning what comes next for the most popular characters in comics. Superstar creators Jason Aaron (The Mighty Thor, Star Wars) and Esad Ribic (Secret Wars) set the stage for the next chapter of the Marvel Universe with hope, heroism, heart and the Earth-shattering return of a beloved Marvel mainstay. A perfect entry point for all readers, the Marvel heroes set out on the next leg of their journey as the new status quo of the MU is laid out in a most dazzling fashion.
“The Marvel Legacy initiative is a celebration of everything that makes Marvel the best in fiction and it’s a signifier of a new era for Marvel Comics,” says Marvel CCO, Joe Quesada. “It’s a loving look at the heart of Marvel as we embrace our roots and move enthusiastically forward with all the Marvel characters you know and love starring in the biggest, boldest, best Marvel stories. All of which kicks off with the giant MARVEL LEGACY special.”
Beginning this fall, long-running Marvel Universe titles will revert to their classic legacy numbering, honoring and restoring their long history, as new & epic storylines launch under the LEGACY banner. Featuring clean entry points for every series, titles resuming their original numbering will be clearly marked with special trade dress and cover treatments. And that’s just the beginning! LEGACY is bringing the fan-service with the return of fun elements in the Mighty Marvel Manner that are sure to excite fans the world over! The return of the Marvel Value Stamp, the classic Fan Magazine FOOM, iconic Cover Corner Box Art and much more* that’ll have you saying “MAKE MINE MARVEL” in 2017! Stay tuned for future information on blockbuster titles and all-star creative teams, set to be revealed in the coming months.