Return to a world of marvels with a first look at Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' “Marvels Epilogue” #1

Return to a world of marvels with a first look at Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' “Marvels Epilogue” #1

1994’s Marvels is rightly considered a classic of the genre, and yet it oddly doesn’t get brought up much these days. That’s especially weird considering that it was written by Kurt Busiek and illustrated by Alex Ross, a powerhouse duo that you’d be hard pressed to top anywhere. Thankfully, Marvel seems to be turning their attention back on this wonderful limited series, as Busiek and Ross have reunited for an epilogue to the classic tale. Titled-- appropriately-- Marvels Epilogue #1, the 16-page story lets readers back in on the world of Marvels one last time as a now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters enjoy a relaxing day in New York City… until it’s interrupted by Sentinels.

You know, as is prone to happen.

Check out the details and a first look at Ross’ gorgeous work below.

Per Marvel:

MARVELS EPILOGUE Sneak Peek!

By Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek

New York, NY—June 10, 2019—Hitting comic shops this July – an all-new addition to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully painted by Alex Ross! And it’s a “Marvels” look at the “all-new, all-different” X-Men of the 1970s! In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel’s world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Manhattan to see the Christmas lights, find themselves in the middle of a clash between the outsider heroes and the deadly Sentinels, giving them a close-up perspective on the mutant experience. Also featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this special story, and other bonus features.

For more information on MARVELS EPILOGUE, visit Marvel.com.

Marvels Epilogue #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on July 24.

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