All-New All-Different Marvel Announces A Buttload of New Series
So Secret Wars is chugging along nicely, albeit with a few rough patches, but eventually it’s going to end. And when it does we’ll be getting the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe. Or maybe we’ll be getting that before it ends… I don’t know, this shit’s weird. Anyway, with all the new and different comes a huge number of new Number 1s and continuations that will be launching this fall. Here’s the rundown of what we know is coming at time or writing, some with covers and some without, courtesy of BleedingCool and some other places you can find at the bottom of the article…
Spider-Gwen, from Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez
Coming hot off the fucking heels of the new series featuring the standout Spider-Verse character, it’s getting a relaunch with a new Number 1. She will be staying in her own universe for her first story arc, but Latour has said that she will be crossing over into the main Marvel universe from time to time.
Totally Awesome Hulk, from Greg Pak and Frank Cho
The Hulk is making a comeback, brosefs… I’m sorry. But that’s all I could think when I read the title Totally Awesome Hulk. I know Marvel’s all about its adjectives but that’s pushing it a little hard. Anyway, as you can probably guess from the cover image, this Hulk isn’t Bruce Banner but somebody else entirely. Somebody who apparently loves being the Hulk, despite what all the other heroes think. So the big reveal for the first issue will be the new Hulk’s identity. But it will probably be revealed about a month before the actual release of the issue.
A-Force, from G. Willow Wilson and Jorge Molina
Going into Secret Wars, one of the series I was the most interested in was A-Force, the all-female Avengers-like team led by She-Hulk, and now we’re going to be getting even more of it with an ongoing series from a damn good writer. The series, or the first arc at least, will be about the team dealing with the mysterious Singularity, the space lady who crash landed in A-Force #1. The main roster of the team will be She-Hulk, Medusa, Dazzler, Captain Marvel, Nico Minoru, and, of course, Singularity. The background of the cover above also shows some other characters who could be showing up throughout the run, like Ms. Marvel, Rogue, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Woman, Thor, Jubilee, Valkyrie, Molly Hayes, and many more.
Ant-Man, from Nick Spencer and Ramon Rosanas
Yet another series barely into its run getting relaunched. The cover for the new issue 1 shows Scott Lang standing with lesser-known villains Grizzly, Porcupine, Beetle, and Whirlwind. This and some comments from Nick Spencer seem to suggest that Scott may be slipping back into his criminal ways. But it should be noted that his fingers are crossed behind his back, and the recent series had Scott running a security firm where he had hired Grizzly and another old villain or two. So there’s that. There’s also the giant person in the background. No idea who that is but I guess we’ll see.
Old Man Logan, from Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino
From here on out we have less information about the new series, less art, and a lot more taglines. This new series will, obviously, follow the older version of Wolverine that was recently brought back in Secret Wars. The tagline is “Older. Wiser. Sharper.”
Wolverine, from Tom Taylor and David Lopez
Yet another solo series about a Wolverine, but this time it’s following X-23. She was one of the early candidates for taking up the Wolverine mantle after he died, and now that’s exactly what she’s doing. If you’ve seen the promo art released for the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe (which you did because it’s the top image), you’ll see she’s even got herself her own Wolverine costume. The tagline for this book is “The best there is at what she does.”
All-New X-Men, from Dennis Hopeless and Mark Bagley
This series was a bit deeper into its run, but still pretty early for a relaunch. The new book will change things up a bit from the previous one. Apparently the team, now consisting of young Beast, young Cyclops, young Iceman, X-23 as Wolverine, and Archangel, will be driving around in a camper having adventures and whatnot. The tagline is “On a mission to make their own future.
Extraordinary X-Men, from Jeff Lemire and Humberto Ramos
Hey, an adjective they haven’t used before. Neat. This new book will take place after some event that happened between mutants and the Inhumans, writer Jeff Lemire revealed while speaking with CBR. While this book will have X-Men mainstays like Storm, Colossus, Iceman, and Nightcrawler (along with young Jean Grey, Old Man Logan, and Magik) a number of other prominent X-People, including Cyclops, will be missing because of what happened with the Inhumans. So already I’m on board for this.
Uncanny X-Men, from Cullen Bunn and Greg Land
Unlike the previous X-Teams mentioned, this one is staffed with people of a more violent persuasion. The roster for this book includes Magneto, Sabretooth, Psylocke, Mystique, and Fantomex. And, according to BleedingCool, this will continue on from Bunn’s run on Magneto. But it has Greg Land, so kind of an even split on good and bad there. The tagline is “Bigger threats require more threatening X-Men.”
Deadpool, from Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne
Though he’s coming back Posehn-less, Gerry Duggan is going to keep trucking along with Deadpool. And Tony Moore is coming back, too, but only on covers. Guess we’ll have to settle for Mike Hawthorne. His art doesn’t look bad, but he’s no Tony Moore. The tagline is “More Deadpool than you want.”
Angela: Asgard’s Assassin, from Marguerite Bennett, Kim Jacinto, and Stephanie Hans
Is this a thing people wanted? I haven’t really heard anything about this book after we talk about that first issue on the Comics Podcast a while back. Oh, well. This new book loses Keiron Gillen, leaving Marguerite Bennett solo on writing duties, with Stephanie Hans and newcomer Kim Jacinto on art. Angela will still be the titular Asgardian assassin, but she’ll also be ruling over Hel. The tagline is “Hel hath a new fury.”
Karnak, from Warren Ellis and Gerardo Zaffino
Karnak is an Inhuman. But he’s an Inhuman written by Warren Ellis, so maybe not so shit this time. He’s shown up in the comics before, but this is his first time in his own solo series. Apparently the bandaged up guy in the green shawl thing in the top image is him. The tagline is “The flaw in all things…”
Howling Commandos of SHIELD, from Frank Barbiere and Brent Schoonover
This is a supernatural team-up book, featuring all your favorite supernatural Marvel characters, like Googam, son of Goom, and Manphibian. But then there’s also Dum Dum Dugan, Hit Monkey, Man-Thing, Elsa Bloodstone, Werewolf by Night, Teen Abomination, and a zombie that may or may not be Thunderbolt Ross. The tagline is “To fight the monsters of the world… we need the monsters of the night.”
Venom: Spaceknight, from Robbie Thompson and Ariel Olivetti
Taking up the title held by such luminaries as Rom, Flash Thompson is going to become a Spaceknight or something. This is continuing on from that really dumb retcon that the symbiotes are actually an ancient race of peacekeepers or some such dookie. The tagline is “Sometimes heroes need a little space.”
Daredevil, from Charles Soule and Ron Garney
In this new Daredevil series written by a former lawyer, Matt Murdoch will be taking on an apprentice. While it was initially announced by BleedingCool as Gambit, they have since corrected that, saying that it will be an entirely new character. The tagline is “The devil’s apprentice…”
Web Warriors, from Mike Costa and David Baldeon
This series is inspired by the animated Ultimate Spider-Man TV show, and will feature Spider-Gwen teaming up with Spider-UK, Spider-Ham, Spider-Man Noir, Indian Spider-Man, and many more. The tagline for the series is “Defending the spider-verse…”
Vision, from Tom King and Gabriel H Walta
This is a weird one. While speaking with Newsarama, writer Tom King laid out what the story was going to be. In this book, the Vision makes himself a family. He has a wife, Virginia, and a set of 16 year old twins, Viv and Val. They all live in D.C. Viv and Val are about to start school, Virginia is looking for career, and Vision has himself a human job. Everything was perfect, until the Fire Nation attacked. Or something along those lines that will “shake the Marvel Universe,” as King puts it. The tagline is “A brave new vision for the Marvel Universe.”
The Illuminati, from Josh Williamson and Shawn Crystal
So the Illuminati’s getting a book, but not really. This isn’t about the collective of genius heroes making decisions for the world behind everyone’s backs, beholden to no one. This is one is about The Hood, Absorbing Man, Titania, Mr. Hyde, Black Ant, and many more being evil or some shit. The tagline is “Forever evil.”
Spider-Woman, from Dennis Hopeless and Javier Rodriguez
Spider-Woman is going to become Spider-Mom in the All-New All-Different Universe. Yes, it appears that in the eight months after Secret Wars, Jessica Drew is pregnant or has already given birth. The tagline is “Parent by day. Hero by night.”
The Ultimates, from Al Ewing and Kenneth Rocafort
Kenneth Rocafort has left DC (thank god) and has moved over to this deceptively titled Marvel book. This Ultimates team won’t actually have any Ultimate Universe characters. The roster includes Black Panther, Blue Marvel, Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau, Ms. America Chavez, and… Galactus. I guess Tony’s lawsuit from the Last Days of Captain America and the Mighty Avengers book stuck. The tagline is “Ultimate problems need ultimate solutions.”
Carnage, from Gerry Conway and Mike Perkins
This one’s pretty self-explanatory. It’s a Carnage book. Pretty open in terms of story potential, though. The tagline is “Descent into madness.”
Scarlet Witch, from James Robinson and somebody
For this book, we know that James Robinson is writing it and the Kevin Wada is doing covers, but we don’t know who’s doing the interior art yet. We’ll let you know as soon as we do. The tagline is “Seeing red…”
Silk, from Robbie Thompson and Stacy Lee
Silk is evil now, I guess. The tagline for her new book is “The Sinister Silk,” which is just adorable. She thinks she’s threatening or intimidating in any way whatsoever, it’s just so precious.
Uncanny Avengers, from Gerry Duggan and Ryan Stegman
With Gerry Duggan at the helm, this book is purported to be a Deadpool-like take on the Uncanny Avengers. Super. The team will consist of Steve Rogers, Rogue, Deadpool, Spider-Man, Quicksilver, Brother Voodoo, maybe Human Torch, and many others. The tagline is “Fighting for Humanity, Inhumanity, Mutants, and Deadpool.”
Agents of SHIELD, from Marc Guggenheim and Mike Norton
The evil cart keeps on rolling as the new Agents of SHIELD suggests that SHIELD and Hydra are gonna be getting all buddy buddy with each other. No tagline for this one.
New Avengers, from Al Ewing and Gerardo Sandoval
The Young Avengers are now AIM, which stands for Avengers Idea Mechanics. The team includes Hulkling, Wiccan, Songbird, Hawkeye, Sunspot, and Squirrel Girl. The tagline is “Avengers Idea Mechanics. We AIM to help.”
Sam Wilson, Captain America, from Nick Spencer and Daniel Acuna
Oh boy, a new Civil War-esque story with the new Captain America. Sam and Steve will be at odds with each other in the new book, with the tagline reading “Who do you stand with?” Probably neither of them if I’m being honest.
Hawkeye, from Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez
This thing just got relaunched, and they’re already relaunching it again. This new book will heavily feature the old timey Kate Bishop from Secret Wars and Old Man Clint Barton. No tagline for this one.
Guardians of the Galaxy, from Brian Michael Bendis and Valerio Schiti
A new Guardians book, with the absence of Gamora and apparently Peter Quill. The new team includes Venom, Drax, Rocket, The Thing, and a lady Star-Lord. The tagline is “The raccoon’s in charge,” so I guess they picked up a raccoon in the travels because Rocket has stated many times that he’s not a racoon.
Star-Lord also has his own series still maybe, with Sam Humphries writing and no known interior artist yet.
And finally, some quickfire mentions of things that are coming but no other info or big reveals was given…
- Amazing Spider-Man #1, from Dan Slott and Guiseppe Camuncoli
- Howard the Duck #1, from Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones
- Spider-Man 2099 #1, from Peter David and Will Sliney
- Drax #1, from CM Punk and Ed McGuinness
- Nova #1, from Sean Ryan and Cory Smith
- Ms. Marvel #1, from G Willow Wilson, Takeshi Miyazawa, and Adrian Alphona
- The Mighty Thor #1, from Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman
All of these books are going to be part of the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe that kicks off this October. We’ll probably be getting more info on more books in the coming days, so check back here for more info on the new books coming from Marvel.