The hunt for the Zero Shard begins! On June 8, Marvel and Fortnite fans are in for another unforgettable interdimensional battle with Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War#1! The five-issue limited series will see veteran Marvel writer Christos Gage (Spider-Geddon, Avengers Academy) team up with Epic Games’ Chief Creative Officer, Donald Mustard and artist Sergio Davíla (Captain Marvel) for an in-continuity saga packed with enormous ramifications for both universes! The comic’s story follows the inhabitants on the Island who are locked in what seems to be a never-ending war, and only one thing has the potential to turn the tide—a crystallized fragment of the Zero Point that was cast into the Marvel Universe! For the first time, fans will witness iconic Fortnite characters adventure alongside heroes such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Shuri. Can these newfound allies find the Zero Shard in time and avert catastrophe? Get your first look at the battles to come in the all-new Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War#1 trailer, featuring never-before-seen artwork!
“Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War is the kind of epic, widescreen, action-packed event that both Marvel and Fortnite fans love,” Gage promises. “Getting to work on it with the brilliant Donald Mustard, Sergio Davila, and the rest of our incredible creative team is a dream come true. I get to write a story with dinosaurs, a giant robot, Marvel superheroes, Fortnite characters and Dr. Doom…in adventures that will have a major effect on them all! I’ve been dreaming of this moment since I first read Contest of Champions in 1982!”
As previously announced, each first-print issue of Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #1-5 will contain a code redeemable for a Marvel-themed digital cosmetic in Fortnite. Readers of the series will be the first to access these digital cosmetics, which will be exclusive to comic fans for a limited time before they become available for purchase in the Fortnite Item Shop. Not only that, select in-game items will ONLY be available with the redeemable codes from the Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War first-print comics.
Here are the in-game items Marvel and Fortnite fans can look forward to unlocking in the coming months:
- Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War#1 – New Spider-Man Outfit – Exclusive to comic buyers for a limited time!
- Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #2 – New Iron Man Wrap – Exclusive to comic buyers for a limited time!
- Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #3 – New Wolverine Pickaxe – Exclusive to comic buyers for a limited time!
- Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #4 – Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War Spray – Exclusive to comic buyers!
- Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #5 – New Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War Loading Screen – Exclusive to comic buyers!
- Plus any fan who redeems all five codes will receive a new bonus Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War Outfit!
In addition to co-writing the comic, Epic Games’ Chief Creative Officer Donald Mustard has contributed special variant cover for the debut issue starring Wolverine and Spider-Man on top of the iconic Durr Burger. Fans can also check out a cover by John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men) featuring Wolverine and Dr. Sloane as well as Avengers artist Jim Cheung’s take on Fortnite characters like Fishstick, Big Mouth, and Leviathan as they dimension hop alongside Iron Man and Spider-Man.
Check out all of the revealed covers now as well as a sneak peek at the interior, and don’t miss this exciting collaboration between Marvel Comics and Epic Games’ Fortnite when Fortnite X Marvel: Zero War #1 arrives on June 8!
FORTNITE X MARVEL: ZERO WAR #1 (OF 5)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE & DONALD MUSTARD
Art by SERGIO DÁVILA
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Variant Cover by DONALD MUSTARD
Variant Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Variant Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Variant Cover by RON LIM
On Sale 6/8
Images via Marvel Comics
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