The hunt can formally start.
Wolverine could have returned to life within the pages of Marvel Legacy #1 final yr, however readers have but to learn the way the enduring X-Man cheated loss of life or why he is joined the seek for the Infinity Stones. These questions will lastly be answered in Hunt for Wolverine #1, a brand new one-shot comedian hitting shops in April.
Fittingly, Hunt for Wolverine #1 can be written by Charles Soule, the person who helped kill Logan in 2014’s Death of Wolverine. Soule can be joined by Civil Battle II artist David Marquez. Demise of Wolverine artist Steve McNiven will present the primary cowl for this concern, which depicts Logan rising from the adamantium cocoon that enveloped him in Demise of Wolverine #four.
“Steve McNiven and I took on the unbelievable activity of killing Wolverine again in 2014–it was certainly one of my earliest initiatives at Marvel, and such an enormous alternative. Intimidating, tough, all of that–but in the end, I feel we created a ebook (alongside Jay Leisten, Justin Ponsor and Chris Eliopolous) that we’re all actually pleased with,” mentioned Soule in Marvel’s press launch. “There’s actually just one challenge that would prime it–being a part of the story that brings Logan again! THE HUNT FOR WOLVERINE is simply the opening chapters of a thriller that can attain all kinds of cool hidden corners of the Marvel Universe, and can inform a narrative that can hopefully have us taking a look at Logan in a completely new means.”
Whereas Hunt for Wolverine will make clear how and why Logan returned to life, that concern will pave the way in which for 4 extra books in Might, every that includes a distinct artistic crew specializing in a distinct storytelling style. Marvel has but to call these artistic groups, however they did reveal the titles and genres of the 4 comics – Wolverine: Adamantium Agenda (motion/journey), Wolverine: Claws of the Killer (horror), Wolverine: Thriller in Madripoor (romance) and Wolverine: Weapon Misplaced (detective noir). It is unclear whether or not these comics are additionally one-shots or full-fledged miniseries.
“I am actually trying ahead to seeing how followers begin to put the items collectively,” continued Soule. “There is a large payoff coming down the highway, and all of the interlocking elements of THE HUNT FOR WOLVERINE construct to it. The extra you learn, the extra clues you get. It is actually fun–especially since I’ve a little bit of a popularity in X-continuity for knocking off beloved mutants. This time, it is good to be a part of bringing somebody again!”
The Hunt for Wolverine #1 will run 40 pages and is scheduled to hit shops on April 25.