The “Fearless” teaser in Marvel NOW! has been unveiled as FEARLESS DEFENDERS by Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney, and it will be a buddy book starring Misty Knight and Valkyrie.
Okay, you piqued our interest. Other announced team member: Dani Moonstar. Doubtless Steve Morris is in a coma right now imagining Pixie and Hepzibah joining the team…Marvel…please don’t kill Steve.
Bunn: As we build the team, you’ll see some of the more well-known characters, but I don’t want it to be a team of characters who are all on six other books, either. I think some team members will be definite surprises, if not all of the team. There will be some new characters joining the team, who no one has seen before.
That said, this will also be a book that gives us a great opportunity to showcase the women of the Marvel Universe. You’ll be seeing a lot of characters in the book who may not necessarily be in the core team, but will have the opportunity to guest-star and rotate into the book.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.