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Marvel Comics officially announces Flash Thompson to return in 'Extreme Carnage: Alpha'
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Marvel Comics officially announces Flash Thompson to return in ‘Extreme Carnage: Alpha’

Phillip Kennedy Johnson will be writing July’s new series that features Flash Thompson with art by Manuel Garcia.

Press Release

It was hinted at by Marvel Comics Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski last week, but it’s all but confirmed today as Flash Thompson is the “classified” character to appear in Phillip Kennedy Johnson’s Extreme Carnage: Alpha series. The series is set to release in July with artist Manuel Garcia. We had guessed this scoop here at AIPT on Wednesday.

Along with this news, Marvel revealed the now unclassified image by Leinil Francis Yu and Sunny Gho!

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“After King in Black, everything we thought we knew about the symbiotes will have changed. Every man, woman, and child in the Marvel Universe will finally understand the massive threat the symbiotes represent, and the symbiotes that are still among us are now in the crosshairs of some extremely angry, scared, and powerful forces,” Johnson explained via  press release sent to AIPT. “In the pages of EXTREME CARNAGE, we’ll not only explain what Carnage is in this new, post-King in Black era, but also see a return-to-form for the deadliest symbiotes that have ever lived while putting them on a lethal new path for the future.”

Along with this news comes the main cover by Dave Rapoza.

Marvel Comics officially announces Flash Thompson to return in 'Extreme Carnage: Alpha'

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

New York, NY— April 9, 2021 — This July, Marvel’s wild lineup of symbiote characters are in for the ride of their life in EXTREME CARNAGE!

Carnage has sinister plans for his siblings, the world’s most terrifying symbiotes, including the recently-returned Anti-Venom! After his surprise appearance in the explosive conclusion of KING IN BLACK, Flash Thompson is back and ready for a fight. It all kicks off in July’s EXTREME CARNAGE ALPHA #1 by Eisner-nominated writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Manuel Garcia.

“After King in Black, everything we thought we knew about the symbiotes will have changed. Every man, woman, and child in the Marvel Universe will finally understand the massive threat the symbiotes represent, and the symbiotes that are still among us are now in the crosshairs of some extremely angry, scared, and powerful forces,” Johnson explained. “In the pages of EXTREME CARNAGE, we’ll not only explain what Carnage is in this new, post-King in Black era, but also see a return-to-form for the deadliest symbiotes that have ever lived while putting them on a lethal new path for the future.”

Check out the main cover by Dave Rapoza and the fully revealed wraparound cover by Leinil Francis Yu. And don’t miss this action-packed family reunion when EXTREME CARNAGE begins in July!

EXTREME CARNAGE ALPHA #1

Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON

Art by MANUEL GARCIA

Cover by DAVE RAPOZA

Wraparound Variant Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

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