Marvel announces new number one – Avengers 1959

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While DC is getting all the attention with its number one initiative, Marvel is quietly announcing a series of new series and new number ones itself.  The latest is Avengers 1959 from Howard Chaykin.

AVENGERS 1959 #1 (of 5)
Story and Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Can the team save the day without tearing each other apart and who else will join the ranks of Earth’s Mightiest?  Get the full story behind  Nick Fury Nick Fury led Avengers Initiative as they trek across the globe saving the entire Marvel Universe from peril, only in the action-packed Avengers 1959 #1 (of 5)!

“I’m grabbing what feels like a brass ring here, with the opportunity to do an untold story of the lost years of the Marvel Universe,” explained Chaykin. “In a follow up to the sensational stuff laid out by Brian Bendis in NEW AVENGERS, we’ll follow Nick Fury and his Avengers around the world as they track down and take down super powered survivors of the Third Reich–as their ever effort is countermanded by a mysterious agency with a dark agenda of its own.”

Avengers 1959 #1 arrives October and has a $2.99 cover price.

via Marvel