Tuesday Marvel Comics announced that its 50+ year universe was coming to an end with Secret Wars. Wednesday they revealed that some characters will be counting down to it in as yet-unnamed series branded under the umbrella title of Last Days.
This branding, the first of three "different types of series" for Secret Wars according to Marvel, will feature stories in which Marvel “heroes face impending obliteration!” said David Gabriel, Marvel’s SVP of Sales & Marketing.
“What would you do if you learned today was your last day on Earth?” added Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso is a press release. “That’s the question your favorite Marvel heroes are going to ask themselves in their Last Days story lines as they brace for Secret Wars and the end of the Marvel Universe.”
These unnamed series will run concurrent to the main Secret Wars title launching in May, with various Marvel characters learning and dealing with the fated death of their universe as part of an Incursion.
“Last Days is the first of three new brandings for series unique to Secret Wars,” explained Gabriel. “Each branding will bear its own unique trade dress and logo treatment, clearly defining its relationship to the main Secret Wars story. This will make it easier for fans to experience the full scope of Secret Wars. "