After a slight delay in its release, this summer’s big event begins with A.X.E.: Eve of Judgement. So, to repeat the disclaimer from last month: the below appearance estimates only take into account the characters seen on the book’s cover, but given how large the Krakoan population is, many mutants may make an additional appearance. To make up for the delay, the first issue of A.X.E. releases a week later, so you can expect the X-Men, Eternals and Avengers to be big bets with slightly higher appearances than estimated. That goes double for the mutants and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes since Krakoa hosts the second Hellfire Gala in as many years.
New Series: Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto’s popular run on Daredevil continues with a new series. Ant-Man celebrates 60 years with the first issue in a legacy-spanning series. Chris Claremont returns to the X-Books with a story from Gambit’s past featuring a de-aged Storm. Peter David gets another series, Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel. Other new titles include Defenders: Beyond and Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings.
Team-Ups: With the doors to the Strange Academy shuttering, Doctor Voodoo finds time to help Jane Foster in her Mighty Thor series. Spider-Woman continues to assist Binary in discovering her place in the world. Deadpool and Wolverine remain in ‘danger.’ Iron Man and Black Cat team-up to recover the Iron Cat suit and Venom works with Kang to
Concluding Series: King Conan, Sabretooth, What If…? Miles Morales, The Marvels, Savage Spider-Man
Appearance estimates, based on comic solicitations and cover artwork provided by the Marvel Database wiki, are meant as a guideline and not an indication of a specific draft order.
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