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She’s deadly. She’s dangerous. And she’s getting her own solo series this December! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at ANGELA: ASGARD’S ASSASSIN #1, the explosive new ongoing series debuting this December! Launching as part of Avengers NOW!, the star-studded creative team of Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans will show you a side of Angela you’ve never seen before, as she cuts a bloody path across the new and unfamiliar Marvel Universe!
The finest warrior in the Tenth Realm, she has been raised to hate Asgard with every fiber of her being. Training, preparing and waiting for the day when the war between Asgard and Heaven would begin again. But following the events of Original Sin: Thor & Loki –The Tenth Realm, she must confront her true lineage. She is Odin’s daughter. Thor’s sister. Asgardian…
Now, cast out from the Tenth Realm and wanting nothing to do with Asgard, she will strike out on her own and forge a new path. What does she want? A clean slate. And she will destroy any who try to take it from her. But what does she have that both Asgard and Heven want? And what are they willing to do to take it from her?
New York, NY—July 29th, 2013— This coming November, the Marvel Universe’s newest star is about to show you why she’s the most dangerous in ANGELA: ASGARD’S ASSASSIN #1 – the newest ongoing series launching as part of Avengers NOW! The star-studded creative team of Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans show you a side of Angela you’ve never seen before, as she cuts a bloody swath across the Marvel Universe!
The finest warrior of the Tenth Realm, she has been trained all her life to hate Asgard with every fiber of her being. But following the events of Original Sin: Thor & Loki – The Tenth Realm, she must confront the truth of her lineage. She is the daughter of Odin. The sister of Thor. An Asgardian. Now, she has been cast out from the Tenth Realm, and wants nothing to do Asgard. What does she want? A clean slate. And she’ll cut down anyone in the Ten Realms who stands in her way!
This February, blockbuster writer Kieron Gillen and rock star artist Adam Kubert peel back another layer in Wolverine’s shadowy past – and today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at ORIGIN II #3! Witness the very first meeting of the mysterious mutant and the man who would become one of his greatest enemies – the malevolent Mr. Sinister! Broken and savage, the clawed mutant has been pulled back into the world of civilization – by force! Brutally beaten and held captive, the ferocious first “X-Man” is forcibly experimented on by Nathaniel Essex and his Marauders. And the only man who can save him is…Creed?!
But amid the horrors visited upon him, James Howlett may find the one thing he thought lost forever – his humanity. At some point the Wolverine must choose: is he man or beast? What shocking revelations lie in the untold story of Wolverine’s past?
New Jumping-on Points for Marvel Series
Just a little over a year since Marvel re-launched many existing titles as part of its Marvel NOW! Initiative, the House of Ideas is going back to the well for renumbered re-launches of Marvel NOW! titles, as well as launches of new titles, as part of its "All-New Marvel NOW!" initiative.
In the process, Marvel is providing double issue numbers for re-launched titles, one under the Marvel NOW! numbering system and one under the All-New NOW! system. The new books are described by Marvel EIC Axel Alonso as "clean entry-points to all ongoing series." Beginning in December, one or more new series will be launched every week "with unique mission statements, epic scales, and bigger conflicts than ever before."
The new series kick off with Avengers, in December, numbered #24. NOW under the old sequence, and #1 in the All-New sequence. Both numbers appear on the cover, although the #1 has a more prominent presence. It will be written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Esad Ribic. In this post-Infinity story, the Avengers must assemble to fight the threat of a rogue planet hurtling toward Earth.
A new title, All-New Invaders #1, will launch in January, by James Robinson and Steve Pugh. It will team Captain America, the Winter Soldier, Namor, and the Original Human Torch to fight Norse Gods weaponized by the Kree Empire.
The previously announced Inhuman, by Matt Fraction and Joe Madureira, which debuts in December, has also now been revealed to be part of the All-New Marvel NOW! titles. Just last week, Marvel announced Inhumanity #1, apparently tied to Inhuman.
Brian Michael Bendis, Rick Remender, Dan Slott, Jason Aaron, and Kieron Gillen are promised as creators of All-New Marvel NOW! titles.
In addition to Marvel’s normal digital-free-with-purchase codes, some #1s will include codes for the first collections of new series.
This September, Tony battles for his life on the edge of the galaxy as the Secret Origin of Tony Stark continues in Iron Man #15! From blockbuster writer Kieron Gillen and red hot artist Carlo Pagulayan – Iron Man finally gets his chance to take down 451, and he’s bringing some friends! It’s a showdown for the ages, and you’ll never guess who comes out on top! Plus, as the Godkiller heads straight for Earth, Tony must give it his all to stop it from destroying his home planet… but can he? All leading up to the biggest life changing event for the armored avenger, no fan can miss Iron Man #15!