Instead of reading through all the hype and hyperbole Major Spoilers boils down the Mondo Marvel Panel to present you the stuff you need to know now.


  • Ages of Atlas returns as an ongoing series.
  • Mat Broome and Kevin Grevioux will have a new title called Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel about the most popular superhero of the ’50s and ’60s.  The twist is he is a black superhero who wears a costume to hide his skin color and is asked by the President to step down so as not to screw up the Civil Rights Movement.  This will be a six issue mini-series set to launch in November.
  • The Avengers and Namor will appear in the Blue Marvel series.
  • Iron Man: Agent of SHIELD is ending, but War Machine will take its place, with Greg Pak writing.
  • Garth Ennis returns to the Punisher: War Zone in December. The six-issue mini-series will be a weekly set in the Marvel Knights Punisher universe.
  • Philip K. Dick’s The Electic Ant will be adapted by David Mack.  Paul Pope will provide the covers.
  • Skaar has an epic journey in front of him, and may eventually meet his dad.
  • There are “really big plans” for the out space characters in the Marvel U.
  • The Caretaker returns to Ghost Rider in issue #27.

Not much revealed in this panel, as it appears Marvel is holding some bigger news for later in the week.

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  1. Maximus Rift
    July 25, 2008 at 10:41 am — Reply

    Blue Marvel? As long as they don’t make this in continuity, it sounds good. Then again, I don’t trust Marvel anymore so we might see him right next to Sentry anytime soon.

  2. ykw
    July 25, 2008 at 4:55 pm — Reply

    @ Maximus:

    The Avengers and Namor will appear in the Blue Marvel series.

    The non-continuity thing isn’t looking too good.

    And how ’bout some love for the AoA ongoing??? Don’t mind losing Parker on MA: THE AVENGERS if this is where he’s headed next.

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