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NYCC: News Bits From The Marvel Next Big Thing Panel

Written by sdsichero on Sunday, October 07 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

NYCC: News Bits From The Marvel Next Big Thing Panel

Avengers event, Champions, another War, something Savage, and more

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Marvel hosted another Next Big Thing panel at New York Comic Con and had a few new things to announce. Here's a quick rundown on the new news…

Marvel will have a sequel of sorts to this year's Avengers: No Surrender  event. Like No Surrender, Avengers: No Road Home will be a weekly event starting in February 2019. Al Ewing, Mark Waid, and Jim Zub will be writing the event, artists will include Paco Medina and Sean Izaakse. Covers will be by Yasmin Putri.

avengersnoroadhome1image.jpgAvengers: No Road Home #1 panel slide


avengersnoroadhome2-3image.jpgAvengers: No Road Home #2 & #3 panel slide


The Champions title is ending in December, but will be getting a quick relaunch in January with a new Champions #1. Writer Jim Zub described the new incarnation as "… Legion of Superheroes for Marvel with the creative team of Wayward". Steven Cummings will be on art duties for the title, and covers will be by Kim Jacinto.

champions2019slide.jpgChampions #1 panel slide


Thor will getting an event called The War of the Realms. The creators listed for this event are Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, and Matthew Wilson. The war starts in April 2019 and will involve the ten realms going to battle.

warofrealmslogslide.jpgThe War of the Realms logo panel slide


There were a couple of news bits on the non-super hero front too.

In addition to the new 12-issue Conan the Barbarian  series by Jason Aaron, a new Savage Sword of Conan  series is on the way. This new series will be by writer Gerry Duggan, artist Ron Garney, and colorist Richard Isanove. The series will take Conan to the high seas starting February 2019.

savageswordofconan2019image.jpgSavage Sword of Conan #1 cover by Alex Ross


Finally, in addition to the titles already announced celebrating Marvel's 80th anniversary, it looks like we'll be getting one-shots for Ziggy the Silly Seal, Love Romances, and Gunhawks in February 2019.

marvel80thcomicsziggy.jpgMarvel 80 years one-shots panel slide



Panel slide photos were taken by Newsarama's Kat Calamia


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