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Marvel teases 'Genis-Vell: Marvel Tales' #1 out this November
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Marvel teases ‘Genis-Vell: Marvel Tales’ #1 out this November

Meet the son of the greatest warrior the galaxy has ever known!

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Today, Marvel Comics has teased an upcoming one-shot in the Marvel Tales line that’ll focus on Genis-Vell. This character is returning in a big way in the Captain Marvel series which Marvel teased back in July. Marvel Tales is a monthly line of reprint comics that align with current or upcoming stories at Marvel.

In Kelly Thompson and Sergio Dávila’s upcoming story arc “The Last of the Marvels,” a mysterious new enemy begins targeting every hero with a connection to the Captain Marvel legacy which forces the son of the original Captain Marvel to resurface. The new Marvel Tales one-shot by Peter David and Crisscross aims to catch readers up on this character.

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So what’s Genis-Vell: Marvel Tales #1 about?

Meet the son of the greatest warrior the galaxy has ever known! Spawned in a test tube, Genis-Vell now struggles to fill the boots of his late father Mar-Vell — the original Kree Captain Marvel! Genis has inherited Mar-Vell’s greatest gift, cosmic awareness — which might be enough to make him go mad, if he didn’t have Rick Jones along for the ride. But sharing a body, and switching places back and forth from the Negative Zone, might drive them both crazy! Get ready for Peter David and Chriscross’ hilarious saga featuring the Hulk, Wendigo, Moondragon…and Rick’s estranged wife, Marlo!

Check out the cover by Carlos Pacheco below.

Marvel teases 'Genis-Vell: Marvel Tales' #1 out this November

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

New York, NY— August 4, 2021 — Last week it was announced that “The Last of the Marvels,” an upcoming story arc in writer Kelly Thompson’s hit run on CAPTAIN MARVEL, will feature the return of a fan-favorite former Captain Marvel: Genis-Vell! When a mysterious new enemy begins targeting every hero with a connection to the Captain Marvel legacy, the son of the original Captain Marvel will resurface. And fans eager to learn more about the character’s rich history will be able to do so this November with GENIS-VELL: MARVEL TALES #1. This latest Marvel Tales installment will collect the opening issues of writer Peter David and artist Chriscross character-defining 2000s series which saw Genis-Vell rise as a prominent hero in the Marvel Universe.

Meet the son of the greatest warrior the galaxy has ever known! Spawned in a test tube, Genis-Vell now struggles to fill the boots of his late father Mar-Vell — the original Kree Captain Marvel! Genis has inherited Mar-Vell’s greatest gift, cosmic awareness — which might be enough to make him go mad, if he didn’t have Rick Jones along for the ride. But sharing a body, and switching places back and forth from the Negative Zone, might drive them both crazy! Get ready for Peter David and Chriscross’ hilarious saga featuring the Hulk, Wendigo, Moondragon…and Rick’s estranged wife, Marlo!

The Marvel Tales anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories, and highlights some of Marvel’s most impressive talent from the past eight decades. Check out artist Carlos Pacheco’s brand-new cover artwork below and go to the stars and beyond with Genis-Vell when GENIS-VELL: MARVEL TALES arrives in November!

GENIS-VELL: MARVEL TALES #1

Written by PETER DAVID

Art by CHRISCROSS

Cover by CARLOS PACHECO

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