While I was away, the creative teams of New Warriors, Nova, Loners, Civil War: Front Line and Thunderbolts were keeping busy by hyping their books and revealing tidbits of valuable information. Warning: Civil War: Front Line SPOILERS.
Read on for the wrap-up and links…
January 12: Newsarama posted New Joe Fridays: Week 30, Matt Brady’s weekly interview with Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada. A look at the cover to Avengers: The Initiative #1 is included. Silhouette, Zero-G, Debrii, Timeslip, Asylum (Henrique Gallante, previously Darkling) and Mathemanic of Psionex, The Bengal, Tiger Shark and Puma have all been identified on the cover by readers.
January 13: Marvel released their solicitations for comics shipping in April. I’ll post the New Warriors-related ones soon, but the short list is Loners #1, Nova #1, Avengers: The Initiative #1, Hulk and Power Pack #2, Thunderbolts #113, Civil War: Front Line Books 1 & 2, and Essential Spider-Man Volume 8 (with the classic Nova #12 crossover).
January 16: Doug Smith’s amazing Nova Prime Page posted an exclusive interview with editor Bill Rosemann about the new Nova series, written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning. Bill reveals that the artistic team will be Sean Chen (X-Men: The End) and Scott Hana (Ultimate Spider-Man), with Adi Garnov (Iron Man) providing covers. A look at the cover and 3 penciled pages from issue #1 are included.
January 18: I posted my interview with writer Kevin Grevioux about New Warriors. (In case you didn’t read it, yet.)
January 18: Newsarama posted an article about Nova by Chris Arant where he speaks with editor Bill Rosemann, writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, and cover artist Adi Granov. A look at the cover and 5 inked pages from issue #1 are included.
January 19: Newsarama posted Matt Brady’s interview with writer Paul Jenkins about the transformation of Speedball into Penance in the pages of Civil War: Front Line. Art from issue #10 and character designs of Penance in Thunderbolts are included.
I think that’s all of them. Let me know if I missed any.