Ever since Marvel Now! Point One hit shelves everyone has wondered how this new Nova came to be… And where has he been all this time? Make no mistake – Marvel is very proud of Nova. He is a character that has been around for a while and doesn’t look to be going anywhere, especially with Marvel really pushing the space lore of Marvel Comics. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Guardians of the Galaxy happen to show up. To ensure sales on Nova and Guardians are good, there will most likely be some silly crossover event that will cost a fortune to read. Oh, Marvel, you dirty girl. Here is the official press release:
The Year’s Most Exciting New Super Hero Enters Marvel NOW! In NOVA #1!
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at NOVA #1 from the chart-topping, award-winning creative team of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness! You met Sam Alexander, the all-new Nova, in the pages of last year’s blockbuster hit Avengers VS X-Men—but what is his secret origin? How is he connected to the Guardians of the Galaxy? And just why is Sam the only one worthy to carry on the legacy of the Nova Corps? These answers reveal shocking secrets about the Marvel Universe and help set the stage for the biggest comic book event of the year!
Each issue of Nova includes a code for a free digital copy on the Marvel Comics app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPad Touch® & Android devices) and in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop. Additionally, each issue of Nova features special augmented reality content available exclusive through the Marvel AR app – including cover recaps, behind the scenes features and more that add value to your reading experience at no additional cost.
This February, Jeph Loeb & Ed McGuinness bring the Marvel Universe face to face with Sam Alexander inNova #1!
NOVA #1 (DEC120602)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
FOC—1/28/13, On-Sale- 2/20/13