Saturday, August 4, 2012

Marvel NOW! - 8 More Titles/Creative Teams Confirmed

  Marvel has had a busy week as they have made a slew of announcements throughout it. These announcements confirm titles that they will be releasing in November during their Marvel Now Relaunch. Here are the titles with the ads as shown.

Monday, We got confirmation that Kieron Gillen and Greg Land would be taking over Iron Man:

Tuesday, We heard that The Mighty Thor will have a brand new creative team of Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic:

Wednesday, We heard that Hulk returns and is "Indestructible" as his new creative team is recent Eisner Award Winner Mark Waid and artist Leinil Yu: 

Thursday, Deadpool gets to go nuts with writers/comedians Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn with art by Tony Moore:

Then we were attacked by Marvel on Friday with 4 New Title Announcements as first, Rick Remender and John Romita Jr take over as the creative team for Captain America, as confirmed by twitter from current Captain America scribe Ed Brubaker.

  Next up is the confirmation that  Matt Fraction will be handling both Fantastic Four and the returning FF. Handling Fantatic Four with the scribe is superstar artist Mark Bagley.

Following up with Fraction on the Fantastic Four's sister title, FF, will be cult favorite artist, Mike Allred, leading the Future Foundation into the next stage of Marvel.

Finally, there is the finally promotion that states Legacy, featuring the team of  writer Simon Spurrier and artist Tan Eng Huat. While most speculation states that this is probably X-Men Legacy relaunch, there is also some rumors that this could be for another Avengers related title, possibly dealing with the Picture with Nick Fury Jr and his photo of Wiccan, Miss America and Loki. Could it be the return of the Young Avengers? We won't know till November.

These titles join the following that were already confirmed:

- Uncanny Avengers with Rick Remember and John Cassidy
-Avengers with Jonathan Hickman and Jerome Opena.
- New Avengers with Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting.
- All New X-Men with Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen.

12 Brand new titles down, not counting Red She-Hulk will be taking over as the main star in Hulk but that is not getting relaunched. What does this mean for the last 10 titles yet to be announced or any other changes in creative teams on long standing books? Find out as we keep an eye on Marvel Now.

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