Legacy is the big Marvel…one shot or event or singularity that will bring everyone home.

If this email I just got can be believed it will affect “Every Hero! Every Title! Every Story!”

It will also be

Honoring the Past while Proudly Stepping Towards the Future

It’s also a new dawn.

Get ready for a new dawn True Believers — one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come! Tomorrow, get ready for the return of what you’ve been longing for — and more! Prepare for the debut of MARVEL LEGACY!

“A new initiative that will take things back to our iconic history, with a firm eye on the future, MARVEL LEGACY will present stories that remind everyone — newcomers and longtime fans alike — why Marvel stands as the premier name in fiction,” said Editor in Chief Axel Alonso. “Our titles will unearth gems from Marvel’s rich history, remind readers of connections between characters, and usher in the return of some major characters who’ve been missed.  Above all else, we want to inject our comics with a massive dose of fun!”

Kicking off this September with MARVEL LEGACY #1, an over-sized 50-page, one-shot special, Marvel Comics titles step towards a bright new future – one that harkens back to what has made Marvel a household name while looking towards tomorrow. With fun and thrilling reveals primed to excite fans, both existing and new, this fall, prepare for MARVEL LEGACY!

It will also have a variant cover by Mark Brooks!


We’ve got got get back to the Island!




  1. Today’s announcements (mostly variant covers) were underwhelming. Also, the one-shot that kicks off this life-changing event is $5.99 — not a great way of attracting more readers. (DC would have priced it at $2.99.)


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