UPDATE: NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON Was Writing GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #8, Now He Isn’t - But Two Horror Directors Are

Marvel Comics July 2016 solicitations
Credit: Marvel Comics

The universe is an ever-shifting place, sometimes changing without most of us even noticing. After publicly soliciting Guardians of Infinity #8 for July 20 written by Dan Abnett, Marvel sent a notice to comic book retailers informing them famed astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson would be contributing a story to the issue. Now, Marvel has amended the solicitation again, saying DeGrasse Tyson would no longer be working on Guardians of Infinity #8, replaced by horror directors Jen and Sylvia Soska.

"Due to a miscommunication, the previews catalog was printed with incorrect information," said a Marvel representative. "In addition to a story by Dan Abnett and Carlo Barberi, Jen and Sylvia Soska will be the writers contributing to Guardians of Infinity #8."

It's unknown who the artist will be for the Soskas' story. The horror directing duo made their Marvel debut in 2015 with a short in Secret Wars Journal #5.

Here is the current - and most accurate - solicitation text.  

GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #8
DAN ABNETT,  JEN & SYLVIA SOSKA (W)
CARLO BARBERI (A)
Cover by Gary Choo
The Conclusion of The Hermetikus Saga!
All three generations of the Guardians of the Galaxy, reunited and ready for action! It took two thousand years' worth of Guardians of the Galaxy just to face Hermetikus; is there any hope of stopping him? The final trial approaches! If any Guardians survive, can they escape with their bodies and minds intact?
40 PGS./Rated T …$4.99

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