Marvel has released a teaser showing numerous Marvel Legacy covers all compiled into one image (see them ALL separately in animated .gif form here ). Additionally, the publisher has provided a checklist of titles that fall under the Legacy umbrella.
Alongside the images, Marvel has once again promised a new jumping on point for readers and a return to the “classic Marvel” – even enlisting Stan Lee himself to get the point across.
“I love the concept of returning to the classic characters as they were originally portrayed, without losing the brilliance and excitement of Marvel’s newest generation of heroes,” said Lee in a statement. “Excelsior!”
“Marvel Legacy #1 isn’t simply a history lesson,” added SVP and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort in a statement. “Rather, it’s the starting gun to a bevy of mysteries, secrets, and revelations that will reverberate across the Marvel Universe in the weeks and months to come! No character, no franchise will be untouched by the game-changing events that play out across its pages. Jason and Es
“Marvel Legacy #1 will present all fans – new readers and current readers – with an exciting and accessible entry point,” said Marvel Editor in Chief Axel Alonso. “Jason and Esad have crafted an epic story that’s chock full of reveals and twists and Easter eggs that are sure to ignite a fire across the industry. The next stage of Marvel’s evolution starts here.”
According to the publisher, here's a list of major things to look out for in Marvel Legacy #1:
· The single most important first step for any fan to jumping into Marvel Legacy
· Shocks, twists, clues, and Easter eggs
· A blockbuster story that sets the stage for the coming years of Marvel storytelling
· The introduction of the 1,000,000 BC Avengers
· The most talked about return in comics
· A brilliant tale by the legendary team of Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic
· The set-up for 53 Marvel Universe series
· Those character returns you’ve asked for, many of them get cued up here
Everything kicks off with Marvel Legacy #1, on shelves September 17.
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