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With the 70th Anniversary of Marvel Comics upon us (already?), the company is bringing its original hero The Torch, back for more adventures, with Mike Carey writing.  Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue that arrives on September 2, 2009.

THE TORCH #1 (of 8) (JUL090468)
THE TORCH #1 (of 8) SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098483)
Written by MIKE CAREY & ALEX ROSS
Penciled by PATRICK BERKENKOTTER
Cover by ALEX ROSS

The Mad Thinker is obsessed with learning the secrets of Jim Hammond, AKA the Human Torch, but how far will he go? How does this all new limited series affect the Marvel heroes of today? And just what secrets from the Torch’s past will be revealed? And don’t miss a sketch variant from the legend himself, Alex Ross!

The Torch #1 has a cover price of $3.99.

via Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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1 Comment

  1. Will
    August 12, 2009 at 10:43 am — Reply

    Is that the resurrected Toro and the Golden Age Vision ?

    Is there going to be a connection between the GA Torch & the New Vision ?

    This is like Busiek and Roy Thomas having a continuity orgy

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