Marvel announced that Thunderbolts is coming to an end. The series was one of the few All-New Marvel Now titles to see a couple of writing team switches. Daniel Way launched the comic, followed by Charles Soule, who was followed up by newcomers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker. The latter creative team along with artist Kim Jacinto are going to finish the comic book series with Issue #32 in October. Here is the solicitation from CBR.
BEN ACKER & BEN BLACKER (W)
KIM JACINTO (A)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
• The Punisher vs. the Thunderbolts – FINAL CHAPTER
• Will the Thunderbolts prove to be the complete failure Punisher believes them to be?
• This final issue of the series will reveal all.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99
Also, there are a couple of vague notations leading readers to believe that October's Hawkeye #22 could be the last issue of the comic. The solicitation even notes that this is the Final Round! Author Matt Fraction and David Aja are officially going to finish want they started when the aforementioned issue ships in October.
Here is the solicit, and a quote from Fraction on his joint newsletter with Kelly Sue DeConnick.
MATT FRACTION (W)
DAVID AJA (A/C)
• Hawkeyes vs. Tracksuits. Final Round!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
HAWKEYE 22 is called “El Dorado.” It’s gonna be longer than twenty pages. I shouldn’t say how much longer until I get final confirmation. I’m dragging my feet a little on wrapping it up but… well, it’ll be done this week. Maybe today, maybe tomorrow, and then that’s it for me. Hard to say goodbye I guess (funny; I drag my feet on all my last issues). Anyway there’s a Marvel editorial summit some time next week and I want those guys to have it beforehand so… yeah, time’s up.
Also, we wanted to quickly mention that Marvel is reprinting their old Star Wars comics into a big meaty omnibus. Here is the solicit info for that as well.
Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus HC CHAYKIN COVER
Written by ROY THOMAS, HOWARD CHAYKIN, ARCHIE GOODWIN, JO DUFFY & CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN, CARMINE INFANTINO, WALTER SIMONSON, HERB TRIMPE, MICHAEL GOLDEN, AL WILLIAMSON & MIKE VOSBURG
Covers by HOWARD CHAYKIN & GREG HILDEBRANDT
As the phenomenon dawned in 1977, Marvel Comics published the very first STAR WARS comic-book series. Now, the House of Ideas is re-presenting those original adventures in its wampa-sized Omnibus format! It’s the return of the Jedi to Marvel in an opening volume that begins with A NEW HOPE and ends with THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. In between, the rebels face a wealth of new perils — from space pirate Crimson Jack to the bounty hunter Beilert Valance, as well as a surprisingly svelte Jabba the Hut (one “t”). Luke goes back to Tatooine, Leia battles alone, Han and Chewie play the deadly Big Game, and Darth Vader hunts for answers! With all your old favorites and plenty of new faces — hello, Jaxxon! — there’s no doubt, the Force is strong with this one! Collecting STAR WARS (1977) #1-44 and ANNUAL #1.
880 PGS./Rated T …$125.00
Trim size: oversized
Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus HC HILDEBRANDT COVER (DM ONLY)
880 PGS./Rated T …$125
Trim size: oversized
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