COMICS: Marvel Announces Jason Aaron And Mike Deodato's ORIGINAL SIN; 2014's First Event

COMICS: Marvel Announces Jason Aaron And Mike Deodato's ORIGINAL SIN; 2014's First Event

The Watcher is dead! In an eight part event series this May, Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder) and Mike Deodato (Dark Avengers) will tell the story of a group of heroes who come together to solve Uatu's murder and retrieve the information stolen from him. Read on for details!

After the past few years of cosmic scale event books like Avengers Vs. X-Men and Infinity, the first Marvel event of 2014 will be scaling things back a little and focusing on a murder mystery. Who killed The Watcher? Original Sin will run for eight issues over four months, with a number of spin-off's and tie-in's. Former S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury assembles a team consisting of Captain America, Iron Man and Thor to name but a few, while The Punisher, Doctor Strange, Emma Frost, Ant-Man and Black Panther conduct their own investigation. The Watcher has obviously seen a lot over the years, and whoever killed him took that information! The series will kick off in April with Mark Waid and Jim Cheung's Original Sin #0. What do you guys think?

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Filed Under "Marvel Comics" 1/7/2014 Source: USA Today
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ATrueHero1987 - 1/7/2014, 3:41 PM
Despite the writer and the artist on the event, I think I'll wait for this event when it's released in TPB form...
Kurne - 1/7/2014, 3:44 PM
God I'm sick of Deodato's art.
Jordanstine - 1/7/2014, 3:49 PM
God, I love Deodato's art!
WeaponX93 - 1/7/2014, 3:50 PM
I'm in but they're going to have to explain why the Punisher would care about Uata
vtopa - 1/7/2014, 3:53 PM
Deodato's art is glorious good stuff! Check these out:

JordanKing - 1/7/2014, 3:54 PM
I was interested right up until I saw the flying car in space. NOPE.
ThePowerCosmic - 1/7/2014, 3:55 PM
Nooooooooo! Uatu!!! This better not be 616. Definitely reafing this!

Also I wonder if it relates to the death of the Living Tribunal on the moon.
ThePowerCosmic - 1/7/2014, 3:56 PM
* reading
ThePowerCosmic - 1/7/2014, 3:57 PM

That's why your not reading it? Gtfo complainer!
Lizardking310 - 1/7/2014, 3:58 PM
M'eh don't care. Marvel has an event every week
marvel72 - 1/7/2014, 4:00 PM
aaron has written a couple of decent books this year thor god of thunder & thanos rising.

deodato artwork is always great.

this could be a good event,infinity was awesome.
Spyder - 1/7/2014, 4:00 PM
Is that car a reference to Lola?
NovaCorpsFan - 1/7/2014, 4:06 PM
Does anyone else think it looks a little like MvC3 animation?
Ramiel - 1/7/2014, 4:06 PM
Deodato's art reminds me of Scott Clark's work on Stormwatch.
chewish - 1/7/2014, 4:13 PM
I'm one of the few people who liked AvX (although it could have been way, way better), and I thought Infinity was epic, so I'm pretty damn excited for this thing.

PS: Jason Aaron is a boss
NuclearMan - 1/7/2014, 4:16 PM
The art has to be better than Infinity
DanteSparda - 1/7/2014, 4:17 PM
I'm glad he's dead, he didn't go to my wedding.
ds9epicfan - 1/7/2014, 4:17 PM
Wait...a flying car in space is stopping you from reading do know it's a comic book and they're filled with make-believe situations and fantasy,right?What's the deference between a flying car in space and a guy flying in space on a surf board?It's all make-believe,you don't take it seriously.It's escapism at it's best.

As for this Marvel event,I'll check it out,I'm always up for a good space mystery.
NuclearMan - 1/7/2014, 4:18 PM
Is it white Nick Fury or the black illegitimate son of Nick Fury?
Saga - 1/7/2014, 4:20 PM
I expect a disappointing reveal.
rabid - 1/7/2014, 4:29 PM
Maybe Uatu Jackson can be the next Watcher.
NuclearMan - 1/7/2014, 4:29 PM
It was Colonel Mustard in the Billiards room with the lead pipe!
SCURVYDOG619 - 1/7/2014, 4:40 PM
Someone must have attempted a home invasion of Uatu's home near the Blue Area of the moon9(non-comic readers: it's a long story...).

So WHO would have the stones to do that?

Well,Wolverine,of course,in X-Men 137...

Let's say Uatu was not
SCURVYDOG619 - 1/7/2014, 4:41 PM
Bet it was Doom...
Chewtoy - 1/7/2014, 4:41 PM
@Spyder: Lola is a reference to Fury's flying car in classic SHIELD issues.
NinjaKickTheDamnRabbit - 1/7/2014, 5:07 PM
Marvel events, stop
TheWolverine08 - 1/7/2014, 5:11 PM
Mike Deodato's art is awesome as usual.
OdinsBeard - 1/7/2014, 5:23 PM
dude that is sick! deodato's amazing spider-man was one of my first monthly pick-ups as i was getting into comics.

they took his eyes! i would love for the watchers eyes to become an awesome marvel U artifact.
LordHuck - 1/7/2014, 5:26 PM

Whatever man. It's not even close to being a car. It's some of the highest level tech on earth. It just has a car's skin so it can go mostly unnoticed.
Doopie - 1/7/2014, 5:46 PM
whats not to like about this art?

also it would take a helluva lot of chalk to make that outline
Alfredo27 - 1/7/2014, 6:00 PM
THE WATCHER DEAD!!!! Wow now that is a story line to work with.
Alfredo27 - 1/7/2014, 6:01 PM
if you complain about this event stop reading comics or associating with them.
Space - 1/7/2014, 6:13 PM
Deadpool did it? Look at the eyes on the outline, too obvious?
RyGoR - 1/7/2014, 7:56 PM
Damn that's messed up he's so friendly he will be missed R.I.P. Uatu #watchingfrombeyond

My question though is how did he not see it coming he's always watching important stuff I think his murder might be up there in importance :P lol
User1134 - 1/7/2014, 8:09 PM
That Sucks That Fathead bit The Big One...But, He'll Be Back, He's Too Awesome!
PunkRockJesus - 1/7/2014, 8:12 PM
beane2099 - 1/7/2014, 9:00 PM
This happened in Quasar back in the day. He had to solve the mystery of who was killing Watchers. Turned out Watchers could will themselves back to life. Doubt that story will be mentioned here though.I

Aaron and Deodoto are enough to make me want to read this and yet I probably won't cause I'll be saving my comic budget for Starlin's Thanos graphic novel. Anyways, these aren't really "events" anymore. It's just another mini series (with tie-ins). Last year we saw Age of Ultron and Infinity. AoU started Spring/Summer as well. So Marvel will likely announce a second mini series for September which will be their big story.
MightyZeus - 1/7/2014, 9:58 PM
I love the artwork.

I'm unhappy that Uatu is dead.
mgeoff88 - 1/7/2014, 10:19 PM
That's really [frick]ed up. I never expected Uatu would be killed...

Whoever did this, is going down!!!
RodimusPryme - 1/7/2014, 10:34 PM
They are going to have the kids from Dimension X in it?
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