Media Release — Spinning out of the blockbuster Avengers: Standoff! crossover comes an all-new team of Thunderbolts! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your look inside THUNDERBOLTS #1 – the high-octane new series launching this May! Creators Jim Zub and Jon Malin take the Winter Soldier on a quest to assemble the original Thunderbolts – Moonstone, the Fixer, MACH-V, Atlas and a mysterious new character for a dangerous new mission. A mission that will put them at the forefront and in the crosshairs of the rest of the Marvel Universe!
“Doing the right thing is different than being good,” says writer Jim Zub in an interview with Marvel.com. “We’ve assembled a potent mix of characters to explore with big drama, big action and unexpected twists along the way. The new team is stacked with powerful personalities and a mission that’s going to tear them up and get right to their core. I’m excited about putting them in tough spots and letting the sparks fly.”
The threats no one is prepared for. The difficult choices no one else can make. The Thunderbolts stand ready to answer the call. Don’t miss their first appearance in Avengers: Standoff and follow their adventures this May when THUNDERBOLTS #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices!
THUNDERBOLTS #1 (MAR160736)
Written by JIM ZUB
Art & Cover by JON MALIN
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY (MAR160737)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (MAR160738)
Age of Apocalypse Variant by CHRIS STEVENS (MAR160739)
Hip-Hop Variant by TONY PIPER (MAR160740)
FOC – 04/11/16, On-Sale – 05/04/15
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