Looking Into The New, Different & The Same From ALL-NEW ALL-DIFFERENT MARVEL

"Sam Wilson, Captain America" cover
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With the majority of Marvel's fall "All-New All-Different Marvel" line-up announced and leaked, Newsarama is looking over the line from both a big picture viewpoint and down to some interesting things gleaned from cover art and taglines.

For the Spider-family of titles, it looks like there's room for more than one Spider-Man in Marvel's core universe -- and more, if you look outside that. Although Miles Morales was announced for Spider-Man, the original wall-crawler Peter Parker continues on with Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli in Amazing Spider-Man in what looks to be a more high tech jetsetting fashion if Alex Ross's cover is to be believed. We also have a Spider-team book in Web Warriors, spinning out of the Secret Wars Spider-Verse series and borrowing its name from the Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. In addition to that we have a redesigned hero for Spider-Man 2099 in what looks to be returning to his own time, a horror-tinged Carnage series, Spider-Woman delving into motherhood, a wholly intact Spider-Gwen, and the newly introduced Silk changing to what Marvel has tagged as "the Sinister Silk."

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Spider-Man also looks to be rejoining the Avengers line, being front-and-center in Gerry Duggan & Ryan Stegman's Uncanny Avengers relaunch. Joined by Steve Rogers, Rogue, Doctor Voodoo, Quicksilver, the Human Torch, an unidentified female hero and Deadpool, it looks to be  picking up some of the story threads from Rick Remender. And a new New Avengers series by Al Ewing and Gerardo Sandoval features alumni from Young Avengers, Thunderbolts and a few more in an interesting concept of the team being A.I.M. "Avengers Idea Mechanics." These titles join the previously announced All-New All-Different AvengersA-Force and Squadron Supreme.

As far as solo titles from Avengers alums, several of them had already been announced. From Iron Man to The Totally Awesome Hulk, Ant-Man, The Vision, Captain Marvel and Doctor Strange. One of the most interesting new relaunches is Sam Wilson, Captain America by Nick Spencer and Daniel Acuna. The cover shows Sam Wilson and the former Cap, Steve Rogers, at odds with one another. Why? Stay tuned.

Speaking of Sam Wilson, All-New Captain America and Uncanny Avengers writer Rick Remender's name is absent from the "All-New All-Different Marvel" line-up so far, and he confirmed online that he has in fact left Marvel. Back in December, Jonathan Hickman told Newsarama that he too was taking a break from Marvel after Secret Wars.

Jason Aaron's run with Thor continues in The Mighty Thor, with Jane Foster continuing on as the hammer-wielding Avenger.

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Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez's All-New Hawkeye is transitioning to become simply Hawkeye, although it looks like an elder Clint Barton from the "Old Man Logan" timeline will be paired with the other Hawkeye, Kate Bishop.

And Wanda Maximoff will be getting her first ongoing series in James Robinson's Scarlet Witch. Marvel is playing this one close to its vest, with a simple cover by Kevin Wada and a non-descript tagline, "Seeing red..."

And newly minted Avenger (and Inhuman) Kamala Kahn continues in the "All-New All-Different" era, with the title's previous creative team returning and leaning into curve by playing up her fangirl aspects as she becomes an Avenger.

Speaking of Inhumans, Uncanny Inhumans returns with a proper #1 and is joined with a surprise choice for a solo title: Karnak. Warren Ellis and Gerardo Zaffino are piloting Karnak, with the tagline "the flaw in all things." No word on the previous Inhuman series or the Secret Wars title Inhumans: Attilan Rising, which was announced originally as an ongoing.

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And Marvel titles aren't just for heroes, as Josh Williamson and Shawn Crystal's Illuminati has the Hood and an unidentified group of characters with the tagline "Forever Evil."

Mutantkind continues to be represented post-Secret Wars, with Marvel putting a new series, Extraordinary X-Men as the group's flagship title. The former flagship, Uncanny X-Men, returns with Cullen Bunn and Greg Land doing a X-Force-esque line-up of Magneto, Sabretooth, Mystique, Fantomex and Psylocke in what the publisher describes as "more threatening X-Men." All-New X-Men return with a slightly adjusted line-up, with the original X-Men (minus Jean Grey, but plus X-23) taking what looks to be a road trip in a modded VW van.

And although Wolverine may be dead, Wolverine lives on in "All-New All-Different Marvel." A new Old Man Logan series by Jeff Lemire & Andrea Sorrentino looks to be taking the alt-universe Logan and putting him square into Marvel's main line. Remember, in the original "Old Man Logan" story arc he retires from being a superhero because he was duped into massacring the entire X-Men. So this series looks to have Logan continue to carry that guilt while also seeing a different future. All-New Wolverine appears to feature Wolverine's female clone X-23 taking up mantle -- and his tagline with "Best there is at what she does."

Out in Marvel's burgeoning cosmic line, Brian Michael Bendis and Valerio Schiti continue on with Guardians of the Galaxy -- this time, apparently, with Rocket Raccoon leading the team, the Thing on board, and a unnamed female Star-Lord. Gamora is curiously absent from the cover image by Valerio Schiti, but the hair color of the new Star-Lord is quite different. Peter Quill lives on however, in a classic U.S. astronaut suit in his own Star-Lord title. CM Punk and Ed McGuinness' Drax title is also part of the line-up, with Cullen Bunn recruited as co-writer.

And Venom, fresh off an upgrade from meeting his fellow symbiotes, looks to be borrowing something from ROM with a new series titled Venom: Spaceknight.

Sam Alexander continues on as the human rocket in Nova, this time mentored by his recently-returned father -- and new series writer Sean Ryan and artist Cory Smith.

And one-time Guardians of the Galaxy team member Angela is taking up a new job as ruler of Hel, with Marguerite Bennett taking over as sole writer.

Into the more humorous side of Marvel, both Howard the Duck and Deadpool return with the same creative teams as before Secret Wars. As far as status quo changes go, Deadpool is alive and Howard gets a hat. No kidding.

And even though the Ultimate universe is dead, The Ultimates have a new series in what looks to be a stealth Mighty Avengers reboot.  Continuing writer Al Ewing is joined by former DC artist Kenneth Rocafort, with a team comprised of the Black Panther, Spectrum, the Blue Marvel, America Chavez, Captain Marvel, and -- big surprise -- Galactus. With the tagline "Ultimate problems need Ultimate solutions," it looks like there's much more to this story.

And with Mark Waid and Chris Samnee's Daredevil run coming to a close this summer, Charles Soule and Ron Garney are taking up the horned hero and giving him new duds and a sidekick for a new #1.

And S.H.I.E.L.D. continues to grow, with S.H.I.E.L.D. transitioning to become Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with Arrow showrunner Marc Guggenheim. Joining it is the previously teased Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D. featuring Dum Dum Dugan and a cadre of monsters by Frank Barbiere and Brent Schoonover.

Look for more on "All-New All-Different Marvel" here at Newsarama.

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