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Marvel Announces New Graphic Novel by Warren Ellis

Nick Furious 03/27/2013 Reviews

When you think of great Iron Man Stories that have happened in the last 10 years the first one that will pop in your head is Extremis from the creative mind of Warren Ellis.  Who better to write an all new Graphic Novel for Marvel?   At first I thought we were seeing the line-up for the next Avengers movie til I saw Wolverine is in the book, but to my dismay no Spider-Man or Hulk.  Interesting.  What events are going to transpire between now and then to where we will not be seeing those two on the A-List Avengers roster?    Who is this mysterious ghost from Steve’s past?  The beast that Thor must slay?  What do you think about Marvel putting out a new Graphic Novel?  Here is the official press release:

Warren Ellis & Mike McKone Assemble for Marvel’s AVENGERS: ENDLESS WARTIME Original Graphic Novel

New York Times Best-Sellers Launch Marvel’s First Major Original Graphic Novel On October 2nd, 2013


New York, NY—March 21st, 2013—New York Times Best-Selling author Warren Ellis (Secret Avengers, Gun Machine) and chart-topping artist Mike McKone (Amazing Spider-Man) assemble the biggest heroes in the Marvel Universe—Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Wolverine & Captain Marvel—for Avengers: Endless Wartime, a landmark original graphic novel scheduled for release on October 2nd, 2013. This movie-length epic launches an all new original graphic novel line for Marvel Entertainment, featuring the biggest super heroes brought to life by the best creators and debuts in a high-end, oversized format featuring sophisticated packaging and design.


An abomination, long thought buried, has resurfaced in a war-torn land- but now it wears an American flag. Faced with another nightmare reborn, Captain America will not stand for yet more death at the hands of a ghost from his past. Haunted by his greatest shame, Thor must renew the hunt for a familiar beast. Side by side with the great Super Heroes the world has seen, united to end the threats no one of them could face alone, the Avengers will stare down the greatest threat the team has ever faced. But is even their combined might enough to overcome a force of pure evil?


“When Marvel asked me to help re-launch their original graphic novel line, I had to say yes,” said Ellis. “Their total commitment, from story to design, made it a project I wanted to be part of.”


In a historic first for Marvel Entertainment, Avengers: Endless Wartime will be released simultaneously worldwide in North America, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Brazil, Finland and Turkey. Every international edition of Avengers: Endless Wartime will be translated into each area’s primary language, allowing fans all over the world to effortlessly join in the global release of this graphic novel.


“The Avengers are the most popular super heroes in the world and we want to make sure this historic original graphic novel arrives in the hands of all our fans, no matter where they live,” said David Gabriel, SVP Sales, Print & Digital , Marvel Entertainment. “In collaboration with our friends at Panini, we’re able to bring Avengers: Endless Wartime to more fans around the world than any release in Marvel history!”


Avengers: Endless Wartime is bookended by an introduction from Marvel’s The Avengers star Clark Gregg (better known as “Agent Phil Coulson”) and an afterword from the legendary Stan Lee, co-creator of this blockbuster super hero team.


“If you’re a new fan who saw Marvel Studio’s blockbuster Avengers film last year, this is a great place for you to discover the comic book adventures of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. And if you’re a long-time fan, you’re in for an action-packed story that shows you a new side of your favorite super heroes,” said Axel Alonso, Editor in Chief, Marvel Entertainment. “Avengers: Endless Wartime is one of our most important releases of the year, which is why we spared no expense in bringing two of the top talents in comics—Warren Ellis and Mike McKone—to make sure this was one of the biggest super hero stories you’ve ever read!”


Additionally, this original graphic novel will also include a code for a bonus digital edition of Avengers: Endless Wartime, redeemable for reading via the Marvel Comics app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPad Touch® & Android devices) and online in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop. This code is included at no extra charge, allowing fans to keep their copy of Avengers: Endless Wartime safe on their bookshelves but still carry this jaw-dropping adventure with them on the go to read anytime, anywhere! Avengers: Endless Wartime 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.


Avengers: Endless Wartime will be available on October 2nd in book stores, comic shops,  the Marvel Comics app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPad Touch® & Android devices) and online in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop.


Stay tuned to for more details on Avengers: Endless Wartime and join the discussion on Twitter using #AvengersOGN.

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Art & Cover by MIKE MCKONE


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  1. jeffhillwriter 03/27/2013 at 10:49 pm

    This looks surprisingly amazing. I wish it was a series!

  2. kcassidy 03/28/2013 at 12:27 pm

    It may be an ongoing graphic novel series from what I hear, which is kind of nice! A book of high quality every few months is definitely something I can get behind. I've already pre-ordered my copy!

  3. graphicfusiondesign 04/17/2013 at 9:09 am

    First time I've seen this kind of graphics which is totally difference one conception to me. From your post I've succeed to collect some vital knowledge which helps me a lot to run long way my graphics design career as well.

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