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    Marvel Begins “Infinity Countdown” in March

    By | December 13th, 2017
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    Infinity Countdown: Prime
    Marvel have announced “Infinity Countdown,” a five-issue limited series starting in March from the “All-New Guardians of the Galaxy” creative team of writer Gerry Duggan and artist Aaron Kuder. The comic picks up from the reemergence of the Infinity Stones in the pages of “Marvel Legacy,” “Captain Marvel,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Thanos,” and as the title implies, is prelude to a larger storyline.

    Duggan indicated the series’ existence when he confirmed January’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” #150 would be the last issue of the series for now, with #151 resolicited for the following month as “Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock.” The series will also be preceded in February with “Infinity Countdown: Prime,” also written by Duggan with art by Mike Deodato Jr., the first artwork from which can be viewed at Newsarama.

    Further teasing came with an image of Wolverine, Captain Marvel and Star-Lord holding the Infinity Stones they’ve encountered in their titles, and the announcement that Wolverine will be making appearances in “post-credit scenes” of other characters’ comics starting in January.

    Marvel’s plot synopsis reads:

    “As the hunt for the stones begins, a new weapon of unimaginable power is being forged… and it’s a weapon like nothing the universe has ever seen! What is its purpose? And who – or what – is the destructive force that will be unleashed on the world? The race for power in the post ‘Secret Wars’ universe has begun, and its search will impact every Marvel character from the street to the cosmos, from the Avengers to Spider-Man to the X-Men, even bringing about the end of the Guardians of the Galaxy!”

    Nick Bradshaw will be providing covers for the series, the first one of which you can see below:

    Wolverine, Loki, Captain Marvel and Gamora are there, joined by Super-Skrull and Magus – Adam Warlock’s evil counterpart from the future. The Cosmic Ghost Rider from “Thanos,” who has a shard of the Time Stone, is conspicuously absent.

    “Infinity Countdown: Prime” is out February 21, and “Infinity Countdown” #1 will follow on March 7.

    Christopher Chiu-Tabet

    Chris is a writer from London on the autistic spectrum, who enjoys tweeting and blogging on Medium about his favourite films, TV shows, books, music, games as well as history and religion. He is Lebanese/Chinese, although he can't speak Cantonese or Arabic. He also writes for Nerdy POC.