Reader can look for the new Venom series in November and also get a preview of the new creative team’s take on the popular character on August 14 as a part of this year’s Free Comic Book Day.
Ewing is joined by artists Juan Frigeri and Valerio Schiti for the event, which kicks off with the July issues of Guardians of the Galaxy #16 and S.W.O.R.D. #7.
The former group of Hulk hunters spin directly out of Ewing’s Immortal Hulk series and will feature will former Alpha Flight member Puck, Crusher Creel: the Absorbing Man, Titania, Doc Sasquatch, Dr. Charlene McGowan, and a “Hulked-out” Rick Jones.
How and why Doctor Doom made the cut is still a mystery, but all will be revealed over the course of issues #13-15.
The newly deputized team will consist of Nova, Starlord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket, and fresh off their stint in Marvel’s Empyre series, Wiccan and Emperor Hulkling
2000 AD has long been the launching pad for comic artists and writers in the United Kingdom, but some of those early stories by the likes of Garth Ennis, Sean Phillips, Alan Grant, Pat Mills, John Wagner, and Al Ewing have been difficult to find.