Regardless of publishing only a few points during the last sixty years, Marvel has in some way managed to fudge the maths to justify publishing Wonderful Fantasy #1000 in August. And so spectacular is that large, four-digit quantity that even Neil Gaiman will contribute to the outsized anniversary subject celebrating 60 years of Spider-Man. Who wants math once you’ve received Neil Gaiman, in spite of everything?
From the press launch on Marvel.com:
This yr marks 60 years of certainly one of comedian books’ biggest icons: Spider-Man! Along with an thrilling relaunch of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, a shocking variant cowl program, and extra, Marvel Comics can even have a good time this milestone anniversary with a particular subject honoring the comedian that began all of it, AMAZING FANTASY.
Arriving in August, AMAZING FANTASY #1000 might be a giant-sized one-shot introduced collectively by a number of the trade’s most acclaimed creators. The gathering of tales will explores the previous and way forward for Wonderful Spider-Man storytelling in tales that depart a profound influence on the Spider-Man mythos and showcase why Spidey is among the most beloved heroes in historical past.
Here is simply a few of what followers can count on from this landmark subject:
- Visionary author Neil Gaiman’s grand return to the Marvel Universe
- Emmy Award successful creator behind Veep and Avenue 5 Armando Iannucci’s Marvel Comics debut
- Spider-Man mastermind Dan Slott and famous person artist Jim Cheung crew as much as discover the enduring love between Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson in a narrative set within the far future
- Acclaimed artist Michael Cho and novelist Anthony Falcone introduce a brand new Spider-Man villain
- Ho Che Anderson crafts a horror-fueled Spidey journey that cuts to Peter Parker’s core
- Plus tales by Rainbow Rowell, Jonathan Hickman, and plenty of extra!
Wait a minute… the enduring love of Peter Parker and Mary Jane within the far future? Is Marvel telling us these two children managed to make issues work in spite of everything? Nicely, perhaps children just isn’t one of the best descriptor. We’re certain that, within the far future, Spider-Man and Mary Jane might be no less than 27, 28 years outdated.
AMAZING FANTASY #1000
Written by NEIL GAIMAN, ARMANDO IANNUCCI, JONATHAN HICKMAN, DAN SLOTT,
HO CHE ANDERSON, KURT BUSIEK, ANTHONY FALCONE, RAINBOW ROWELL AND MORE!
Artwork by JIM CHEUNG, OLIVIER COIPEL, MICHAEL CHO, TERRY DODSON AND MORE!
Cowl by JOHN ROMITA JR.