Chaykin Takes the Helm of NEW AVENGERS Spinoff AVENGERS 1959

Chaykin Takes the Helm of AVENGERS 1959


Howard Chaykin's recent stint illustrating the flashback sequences in New Avengers has led to five-issue miniseries Avengers 1959, written and drawn by the comics legend and debuting in October.

The team, consisting of Nick Fury, Sabretooth, Kraven the Hunter, Namora, Dominic Fortune, Ulysses Bloodstone and the original Silver Sable, was seen in New Avengers hunting down ex-Nazis. New Avengers writer Brian Michael Bendis talked to Newsarama about working with Chaykin here.

Marvel's full press release follows:

Spinning out from the pages of New Avengers, Marvel is pleased to announce Avengers 1959 #1 (of 5), a brand new mini-series from comics legend Howard Chaykin, this fall! An unique team of super powered individuals of the post-World War II era including,  Sabretooth, Kraven the Hunter and Namora, must combat threats in New York, Madripoor, and everywhere in between!

"I'm grabbing what feels like a brass ring here, with the opportunity to do an untold story of the lost years of the Marvel Universe,” explained Chaykin. “In a follow up to the sensational stuff laid out by Brian Bendis in NEW AVENGERS, we'll follow Nick Fury and his Avengers around the world as they track down and take down super powered survivors of the Third Reich--as their ever effort is countermanded by a mysterious agency with a dark agenda of its own.”

Can the team save the day without tearing each other apart and who else will join the ranks of Earth’s Mightiest?  Get the full story behind  Nick Fury Nick Fury led Avengers Initiative as they trek across the globe saving the entire Marvel Universe from peril, only in the action-packed Avengers 1959 #1 (of 5)!

AVENGERS 1959 #1 (of 5)

Story and Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN


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