Monday, July 15, 2024

J. Michael Straczynski, Rainbow Rowell, Armando Iannucci And More Unite To Celebrate A Marvel Milestone With ‘Marvel Age #1000’

Share This Post

On August 31, Marvel celebrates 84 years of stories and characters that have shaped pop culture as we know it. To mark the occasion, Marvel will be releasing MARVEL AGE #1000, a massive commemorative issue that includes contributions from some of the most storied creators in Marvel history, as well as a few surprises!

Marvel’s big day honors the release of MARVEL COMICS #1, the one that started it all! The groundbreaking issue opened the doors to the Marvel Universe for the first time ever, creating a tapestry of Super Heroes and stories that have gone on inspire generations of fans around the world. The stories featured in MARVEL AGE #1000 will be a grand tour of the Marvel mythos with stories that explore the classic days of Marvel in exciting new depth!

·       J. Michael Straczynski and Kaare Andrews create the Marvel Universe in a backyard!

·       Dan Slott and Michael Allred depict a crucial turning point for Captain Marvel!

·       Rainbow Rowell and Marguerite Sauvage explore the blossoming relationship between Cyclops and Jean Grey!

·       The original Human Torch finds his purpose thanks to Mark Waid and Alessandro Cappuccio!

·       The Silver Surfer confronts Mephisto under the guidance of Steve McNiven!

·       Jason Aaron and Pepe Larraz detail Thor’s impact on a mortal life!

·       Ryan Stegman explores the support network of Spider-Man’s friends and family!

·       Armando Iannucci and Adam Kubert pit Daredevil up against a very human problem!

·       And more!

In addition, MARVEL AGE #1000 will bring back a classic and beloved Marvel Comics tradition: The Marvel Comics Value Stamp! Who or what will the ultimate Marvel Value Stamp, #1000, feature?

Check out Gary Frank’s awe-inspiring cover below and stay tuned for more details about MARVEL AGE #1000 in the months ahead! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

Marvel Age #1000 cover

MARVEL AGE #1000

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, DAN SLOTT, JASON AARON, MARK WAID, RAINBOW ROWELL, RYAN STEGMAN, STEVE MCNIVEN & ARMANDO IANNUCCI

Art by KAARE ANDREWS, MICHAEL ALLRED, PEPE LARRAZ, ALESSANDRO CAPPUCCIO, RYAN STEGMAN, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, STEVE MCNIVEN & ADAM KUBERT

Cover by GARY FRANK

On Sale 8/30

Image via Marvel Comics

Have strong thoughts about this piece you need to share? Or maybe there’s something else on your mind you’re wanting to talk about with fellow Fandomentals? Head on over to our Community server to join in the conversation!

Latest Posts

New Iron Fist 50th Anniversary Special Preview Shows A Dark Past And Uncertain Future For Danny Rand

Featuring stories from an all-star lineup of creators, the issue will pack a startling ending that sets up Danny Rand’s next saga.

‘Fresh Kills’ Uses the Mob to Explore Women’s Rage

The best movies about the mob are rarely merely...

Faeforge Academy: Episode 169 – Rebirth

The Void Mother speaks. And Rain must choose... The Faeforge...

The Dissonance: Reflections on a Conversation with Shaun Hamill

We’re doing things a little differently, this time. Shaun...

The Acolyte Delivers The Rest Of The Story, But Still Feels Incomplete

In my review last week, I mentioned that now...

From the Vault: ‘Cotton Comes to Harlem’

"Keep it Black until I get back." The names Melvin...