Dan Slott and Valerio Schiti to helm "Tony Stark: Iron Man" this June

Dan Slott and Valerio Schiti to helm "Tony Stark: Iron Man" this June

Dan Slott, long-time scribe for Spider-Man, and artist Valerio Schiti are set to take on a new Marvel heavyweight this June: Iron Man.

In an exclusive with Nerdist, Slott promises an Iron Man series that is "somewhere between Rick & Morty and Black Mirror."  Wildly different sources of inspiration, to be sure, though it offers the promise of some out-there science-fiction premises that still manage to be prescient and relevant.

Per the Marvel press release:

Marvel Announces TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1 by Dan Slott & Valerio Schiti

Featuring an all-new creative team and all-new direction!                                                                                                        

New York, NY—March 5, 2018—New creative teams. New series. New directions. New beginnings. It all kicks off this June with TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1!

“As a futurist, Tony Stark thought he had all the answers. But since coming back from the dead, he now sees the Marvel Universe in a whole new light!” teased editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski. “How does Iron Man continually evolve and stay relevant in a world where technology advances on a daily basis? Well, Dan Slott, Valerio Schiti, and Edgar Delgado are here to answer those questions as they take our Armored Avenger on adventures that push the boundaries comic storytelling and visuals! And Dan writes Tony with such heart...pun intended...we had to put his name in the title.”

Tony Stark: Iron Man hits comic shops and digital retailers June 20.

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