In celebration of Ultraman Day–honestly I had no idea today was so special–Marvel Comics has released an early preview of Rise of Ultraman #1. The upcoming 5 issue miniseries is written by Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom with art by Francesco Manna with Michael Cho and Guirihiru. It also features an amazing cover by Alex Ross!
Check out the preview below.
New York, NY— July 10, 2020 — Ultraman has been a pop culture icon for over 50 years and this September, Marvel Comics will proudly contribute to the franchise’s incredible legacy with RISE OF ULTRAMAN #1! Writers Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Winter Soldier) and Mat Groom (Self/Made) will join superstar artists Francesco Manna (Avengers, Fantastic Four) Michael Cho (Captain America) and Gurihiru (The Unstoppable Wasp) to reimagine the thrilling beginnings of the Ultraman phenomenon. In honor of Ultraman Day, the celebration of Ultraman’s first public television appearance in 1966, head over to marvel.com for a first look at the highly anticipated premiere issue including exclusive preview pages, a variant cover gallery, and more. Stay tuned for more news about Marvel’s exciting collaboration with Tsuburaya Productions and don’t miss THE RISE OF ULTRAMAN #1 when it hits stands September 9th!
THE RISE OF ULTRAMAN #1 (of 5)
Written by KYLE HIGGINS & MAT GROOM
Art by FRANCESCO MANNA with MICHAEL CHO and GURIHIRU
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Release Date: September 2020
But wait, there’s more. Head to marvel.com to read the entire preview.
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