Joe Bennett, the main artist on Marvel’s Immortal Hulk, has revealed that the series will end with its fiftieth issue. Bennett broke the news on Instagram today.
In response to a comment on his and Ruy José‘s variant cover for this September’s Immortal She-Hulk one-shot, in which the commenter asked when Immortal Hulk will end, Bennett replied “it finishes at # 50.”
Bennett and writer Al Ewing‘s run on Marvel’s jade giant has been both critically acclaimed and a sales success for Marvel. The series, which has consistently been towards the top of Marvel’s sales since its debut in 2018, was nominated for the Best Continuing Series Eisner Award last year, and has been nominated again in the same category this year.
Personally, I’ve never been a huge Hulk fan, but I’ve loved Ewing and Bennett’s take on the character, and the cliffhanger at the end of the last, pre-shutdown issue has me itching for the series to come back. I’m sad to hear the book is ending, but I’m also glad there’s a plan in place and that it sounds like the creative team will have a chance to end things on their own terms.
Immortal Hulk #34 is due out next week.