Acclaimed author Jed MacKay has been on the rise at Marvel for the previous couple of years, significantly for his work on Black Cat. It’s no shock then that at this time Marvel introduced that MacKay is writing a brand new Moon Knight sequence, with artist Alessandro Cappuccio making his Marvel Comics debut. No colorist or letterer for the sequence have been named within the announcement.
Contemplating a Disney+ Moon Knight unique sequence reportedly starring Oscar Isaac and described as an Indiana Jones-style motion/journey sequence is at the moment within the works and set to premiere someday subsequent 12 months, launching a Moon Knight ongoing sequence appeared like a no brainer for Marvel.
Check out the quilt for the primary challenge by Steve McNiven, and the total textual content of the announcement for the sequence, under. Search for Moon Knight#1 to reach in shops on July 7.
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The Fist of Khonshu returns this July! Moon Knight, certainly one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and compelling heroes, is again in an all-new ongoing sequence written by Jed MacKay (Black Cat) and making his Marvel Comics debut, artist Alessandro Cappuccio (Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers). MOON KNIGHT #1 will spin instantly out of the latest “Age of Khonshu” arc in Jason Aaron’s Avengers run and guarantees to be a worthy new journey for this fascinating character.
The mysterious Mr. Knight has opened his Midnight Mission, his folks petitioning for cover from the bizarre and horrible. That safety is obtainable by Moon Knight, who stalks the rooftops and alleys marked along with his crescent moon tag, bringing violence to any who would hurt his folks. Marc Spector, in whichever guise he dons, is again on the streets, a renegade priest of an unworthy god. However whereas Khonshu languishes in a jail that Moon Knight put him in, the white-cowled hero should nonetheless observe his obligation: defending those that journey at evening. And let or not it’s recognized – Moon Knight will hold the religion.
“I’m very excited to be working with Alessando Cappuccio on the persevering with adventures of certainly one of Marvel’s greatest messes- Moon Knight!” MacKay mentioned. “Within the wake of his disastrous try and take over the world within the “Age of Khonshu,” Marc Spector (et al) has retreated to what he knows- busting heads on the streets. However regardless of betraying his god to the Avengers, the Fist of Khonshu’s obligations stay the same- to guard these travelling at evening. Apostate priest of the moon god, the mysterious Mr. Knight has opened the doorways of his Midnight Mission, the place these in concern of the bizarre and unusual could petition for assistance from the Moon Knight! However this doesn’t sit effectively with everybody, and hidden threats circle Marc’s new begin from the shadows…”
“When Tom Brevoort contacted me to work on the brand new Moon Knight sequence, I couldn’t imagine it,” Cappucio mentioned. “Debuting in Marvel Comics with certainly one of my favourite characters is a dream come true! The story is a brand new starting for Moon Knight, Jed did a wonderful job as normal on the scripts and I’m delighted to be working with an expert of his caliber.”
Since his first look in 1975’s Werewolf by Night time #32 by comedian ebook greats Doug Moench and Don Perlin, Moon Knight has stood out over time due to his intriguing mythology and the psychological complexities of the character. Having loved critically-acclaimed runs by Brian Michael Bendis, Warren Ellis, and Jeff Lemire, Mark Spector now makes his much-demanded return with a sequence that can give Moon Knight followers precisely what they’ve been asking for and function an ideal gateway for newcomers on this distinctive Marvel hero. Don’t miss the beginning of Moon Knight’s new period when MOON KNIGHT #1 hits stands on July 7th! For extra data, go to Marvel.com.