COMICS: Marvel Reportedly Planning Big Cosmic Crossover Event This Summer

COMICS: Marvel Reportedly Planning Big Cosmic Crossover Event This Summer

A new report suggests that Marvel are planning a big cosmic crossover event for this summer, which will be developed in titles such as Nova and Guardians Of The Galaxy, take place after Age Of Ultron, and will "probably" be written by Brian Michael Bendis.

The folks over at Bleeding Cool report that Marvel Comics are planning a "big cosmic crossover event" which will run until late summer. According to the site, the event will begin in Nova #1 (which hits stores next month), and will be developed in Brian Michael Bendis' Guardians Of The Galaxy and the recently announced miniseries Thanos Rising from Jason Aaron (which begins this April), as well as possibly Kieron Gillen's Iron Man series. It will follow Bendis' Age Of Ultron event, and Bleeding Cool describes it as "all encompassingly cosmic, on an Avengers Vs. X-Men scale." The site also says that the event will "probably" be written by Bendis, but there's no word on who will be tackling art duties. Stat tuned to CBM for more details on this crossover event.

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Wildaniel - 1/20/2013, 3:20 PM
Hopefully it will be a good story. I know Avengers VS X-Men made alot of money but it was complete crap!
CavEl - 1/20/2013, 3:23 PM
Marvel planning another crossover?

That's my surprise face because I'm shocked and chagrined. An event is so rare for them -_-
Nick56 - 1/20/2013, 3:24 PM
Yeah avengers vs x-men was awful. Very little interest in this, the only good marvel title i've read recently is All New X-Men, and even that is beginning to lose me.
thanos83 - 1/20/2013, 3:24 PM
I wish i could get behind this..but i HATE bendis as a writer
TonyChu - 1/20/2013, 3:30 PM
@Nick56 Might I suggest all Xmen titles, Thor, Uncanny Avengers, Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Captain Marvel and Captain America. All good books coming from Marvel.
nowtheresaBATman - 1/20/2013, 3:30 PM
of course they are
jimpinto24 - 1/20/2013, 3:36 PM
I hope it has a good storyline. I don't want them to F it up like AVX.
ToTheManInTheColdSweat - 1/20/2013, 3:40 PM
no [frick]ing shit. i hope bendis, slott and loeb write the whole crossover, that's the shit right there. like some real nasty shit.
ATrueHero1987 - 1/20/2013, 3:50 PM
smh, another crossover. Forgive me if I wait for TPB IF the event was good.
marvel72 - 1/20/2013, 3:50 PM
i'm looking forward to it,marvel's cosmic stuff is pretty much untouchable.

i have faith in them to deliver.
CaptainObvious - 1/20/2013, 3:51 PM
Wow, Marvel planning another crossover. This was totally shocking. I am truly shocked by this. It was so shocky.
M3T4LL0 - 1/20/2013, 3:53 PM
So shocky that it shocked my shocker to shockness and left me shocked!
DrDoom - 1/20/2013, 3:57 PM
Bandido - 1/20/2013, 4:06 PM
"Big cosmic crossoever event" - hm okay i guess that sounds cool

" all encompassingly cosmic, on an Avengers Vs. X-Men scale. "
...nvm [frick] that
Moakynubs - 1/20/2013, 4:11 PM
At least it won't take place in New York. Hopefully.
Moakynubs - 1/20/2013, 4:11 PM
And hey, it'll have some interesting characters, with cosmic making a comeback.
SageMode - 1/20/2013, 4:18 PM
Im looking forward to it, but They gotta cool it down with these big events. Take a chill pill for a while.
DioFoRio - 1/20/2013, 4:20 PM
bout time they did something wiiiild aaaand kah-raaaaazeeeey.
DrDoom - 1/20/2013, 4:25 PM
It should be illegal for a comics company to have more than one event a year.
Minato - 1/20/2013, 4:54 PM
"Im going to bust his bunker with the ex-wife" lol
antman73 - 1/20/2013, 5:06 PM

I compleatly agree with you. When Long Halloween came out some looked at him like a new Alan Moore was born. I like exactly what you listed and for me he destroied ( for me) the Ultimates franchiese.
I think Nova cuold be a good read, not great but good, but now Marvel has such writer like Hickman and Remender.

A pity that Jim Starlin is not involved in any Thanos project but I understand that they wanted a now POV beside Starlin and DnA
johnnysnow - 1/20/2013, 5:57 PM
Comic book events should result from a desire to tell a great story, not from the desire to time it with an upcoming movie in an attempt to boost ticket sales.
RPD - 1/20/2013, 6:02 PM
As long as the X-books aren't involved...
TheAbomination - 1/20/2013, 6:09 PM
I'm interested since I'm madly in love with Marvel's cosmic universe. But I doubt this crossover will match the epicness of the Thanos Imperative.
KelvTwelve - 1/20/2013, 6:20 PM
I'm completely sure Loeb hates Marvel and is hellbent on destroying everything good they ever had.
KelvTwelve - 1/20/2013, 6:21 PM
And that he had a REALLY nasty break up with Tim Sale.
icebergslick - 1/20/2013, 6:39 PM
I hope this event is something to talk about. Siege, Avengers vs. X-men, Doom War,Shadow Land and Fear Itself were all wack. Civil War, Planet Hulk, and World War Hulk were the last great "events". I'll be checking it out.
RSDhillon - 1/20/2013, 6:48 PM
Loeb's work at DC is really awesome. Love it all.
But at Marvel it's shit.
SWAGGATRON - 1/20/2013, 6:58 PM
Really looking forward to Thanos Rising, I hope he will play a role in the crossover!!
Minato - 1/20/2013, 7:24 PM
The Harbowl is on my birthday.
OriginalGuardiansPlease - 1/20/2013, 7:29 PM
i'm just guessing but perhaps it will have something to do with the Badoon...
GLprime2814 - 1/20/2013, 7:46 PM
God I hope they don't milk the crap out of thanos putting him everywhere untill avengers 2.
SpideyQuad - 1/20/2013, 7:56 PM
I heard it's going to be called, "teenage banter-in space"
KeefNCookies - 1/20/2013, 8:01 PM
Marvel is really letting me down on a daily basis. I suppose I should be thankful I'm smart and patient enough to wait until TPBs and do plenty of online previews every friday to get a grasp of art and story beyond the solicitations. But seriously, why are so many all up on Bendis' Johnny (i know, it sounds silly but I just watched Eden Of The East and it was so adorably PG).
superotherside - 1/20/2013, 8:15 PM
Well, hopefully it's good... but with Bendis writing it... I'm sort of unsure. IDK I still liked Marvel best in the late 80's early 00's era.
superotherside - 1/20/2013, 8:16 PM
Still Bendis is doing good work on All New X-men, I really like the "young" X-men characters, sadly I know they will have to get mind wiped sooner or later and sent to their past.
OtakuPapi - 1/20/2013, 9:00 PM
AVX was ...not horrible!It just didnt live up to its potential. They could've did everything in 4 to 5 books thats just how much depth it lacked! I see this as being much better, and hopefully much more thought out!
PeterDarker121 - 1/20/2013, 10:12 PM
I remember WAYYYY back in the day when Marvel just consistently wrote great story lines on a monthly basis and these "Big Events" just sorta happened as a result of the natural flow of the writing.

Think of the years of consistent and stellar storytelling that led to 'Dark Phoenix Saga,' one of the most lauded works in Marvel's history. Most of us can think of countless more, but is THIS the new 'normal' for the House of Ideas? Numerous yearly STUNTS that are planned ahead of time for the sake of momentary hype? Is it that the monthly comic book medium is hanging by such a thread that the only way to survive (on the print side) is by pushing the next blockbuster 'spectacle'?

loki668 - 1/20/2013, 10:13 PM
It's going to be a crossover version/reimagining of the Odd Couple. Thanos and Lobo are forced to be roommates in order to afford their new apartment. Hijinks ensue.

Lord Loki has spoken
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