Each year Marvel Comics makes waves at their Next Big Thing panel, and at San Diego Comic-Con tonight, it was no different. Hosted by C.B. Cebulski (Editor in Chief), Nick Lowe (VP & Executive Editor), and editors Darren Shan and Lauren Bisom the panel included Christopher Cantwell (Iron Man), Jonathan Hickman (X-Men), Ram V (Venom, Carnage), and Collin Kelly & Jackson Lanzing (Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty).
If you’re seeking answers on the future of your favorite Marvel heroes, you can find them here. Questions like, what lies ahead for Shang-Chi, Ms. Marvel, Ghost Rider, and the rest of the Marvel Universe? And what is the mysterious looming danger of the Dark Web that threatens the future of Spider-Man and the X-Men?
Here’s a rundown of the biggest announcements, along with art and covers!
Iron Man #25
On Sale November 2022
Written by CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, KURT BUSIEK & MUREWA AYODELE
Art by ANGEL UNZUETA, BENJAMIN DEWEY & DOTUN AKANDE
Cover by ALEX ROSS*
AN OVERSIZED CELEBRATION OF THE GOLDEN AVENGER’S 650th ISSUE!
It’s IRON MAN DAY in New York City, but not everyone is ready to celebrate the ongoing legacy of Tony Stark — least of all him. But a sudden crisis will once again test Tony’s heroism and challenge his commitment to the role he has assumed for himself. Must there be an Iron Man?
Christopher Cantwell concludes his thought-provoking and powerful run as writer, as illustrated by Angel Unzueta. PLUS! Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande tell a tale of Iron Man’s quest to locate Thor amid the frozen wastelands of Niffleheim. Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey pair up to provide an all-new vintage Iron Man adventure from the distant past featuring Madame Masque and the Radioactive Man! And get a special glimpse of what’s coming up next for the Armored Avenger!
Avengers and Moon Girl #1 Interior Artwork by Diogenese Neves*
Written by Mohale Mashigo, the first in a three-part trilogy of Moon Girl Team-Up one-shots on Sale August 10
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1
New Series launching in December 2022
Written by Jordan Ifueko
Art by Alba Glez
Cover by Ken Lashley*
Venom #11 Interior Artwork by Bryan Hitch*
Upcoming Issue of Ram V, Al Ewing, and Bryan Hitch’s Venom Run, on sale September 14
Carnage #5 Interior Artwork by Francesca Manna*
Upcoming Issue of Ram V and Francesco Manna’s Carnage run, on sale August 24
Carnage #6 Interior Artwork by Rogê Antônio*
Upcoming Issue of Ram V and Francesco Manna’s Carnage run, on sale September 21
New Limited Series coming in November 2022
Written by Tradd Moore
Art by Tradd Moore*
Wraparound Cover by Tradd Moore*
FROM THE MIND OF TRADD MOORE! Doctor Strange awakens alone in a distant world not his own. Lost of purpose and surrounded by danger, the wandering sorcerer must explore this land of blades and mystery to unravel arcane secrets and escape the deadly horrors that lie in wait! From the fantastical mind of creator Tradd Moore (SILVER SURFER: BLACK) comes a Strange story like you’ve never seen!
Love Unlimited: Viv Vision*
Weekly arc starts in Issue #7, written by Marieke Nijkamp with art by Federico Sabbatini*
Ghost Rider #5 Interior Artwork by Cory Smith*
Upcoming Issue of Benjamin Percy and Cory Smith’s Ghost Rider run, on sale August 3
Ghost Rider #8
On sale November 2022
Written by Benjamin Percy
Art by Cory Smith
Cover by Kael Ngu*
JOHNNY BLAZE AND TALIA WARROAD — WORKING TOGETHER?!
As part of a splinter unit within the F.B.I., they will map out the shadow highways that crisscross the country, uncovering the larger design of an underworld conspiracy!
Ghost Rider: Vengeance Forever #1 Interior Artwork by Juan José Ryp*
Special Ghost Rider anniversary one-shot by Benjamin Percy and Juan José Ryp, on sale August 10
Captain America Sentinel of Liberty #3 Interior Art work by Carmen Carnero
Upcoming issue of Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing and Carmen Carnero’s Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty run, on sale August 10
Captain America Sentinel of Liberty #6
On Sale November 2022
Written by Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing
Art by Carmen Carnero
Cover by Carmen Carnero*
Captain America has misjudged his place in the battle against the elusive Outer Circle…and it’s about to cost him everything. The Century Game has been turned upside down. And when the dust settles, Steve Rogers’ world will never be the same again.
Avengers Assemble Alpha
One-shot, coming in November 2022
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Bryan Hitch
Cover by Bryan Hitch*
UNITING THE AVENGERS, AVENGERS FOREVER AND AVENGERS OF 1,000,000 BC IN AN EPIC SAGA THAT FORMS THE CAPSTONE TO JASON AARON’S ERA ON AVENGERS!
From throughout time and the far corners of the Multiverse, the Mightiest Heroes of All the Earths are assembling as never before for a battle beyond all imaging. A war that will take us from the prehistoric beginnings of an Earth under assault by the greatest villains who’ve ever lived to the watchtower that stands at the dark heart of the all and the always, where an army of unprecedented evil now rises. The biggest Avengers saga in Marvel history begins now.
Shang Chi and the Ten Rings #2 Interior Artwork by Marcus To*
Upcoming issue of Gene Luen Yang and Marcus To’s sun of Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings, on sale August 24
Shang Chi and the Ten Rings #5
On Sale November 2022
Written by Gene Luen Yang
Art by Marcus To
Cover by Dike Ruan*
THE ORIGIN OF THE TEN RINGS REVEALED! Shang-Chi finally discovers their tragic history…
Namor the Sub-Mariner Conquered Shores #1 Interior Artwork by Pasqual Ferry
New Limited Series written by Chris Cantwell with art by Pasqual Ferry, launching in October 2022
Upcoming Crossover, Prelude issues begin in November 2022
Written by Zeb Wells
Promotional Artwork by Ryan Stegman*
Variant Cover by Peach Momoko
New Limited Series launching in November 2022
Written by Christopher Cantwell
Art by Lan Medina
Cover by Taurin Clarke*
IT’S NOT EASY BEING…GOLD? Norman Osborn’s sins may have been cleansed, but his memories weren’t and he’s done plenty of horrific things to remember. Norman’s worked hard to avoid all things “Goblin” and to stay on the straight and narrow. Consequences in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN pushed him to try super-heroing, and he liked it. But when the media dub him the Gold Goblin, he has to start wondering – can he ever get away from the Goblin inside?
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