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Marvel announces Infinity Free Comic Book Day comic with Thanos, Jonathan Hickman

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm •  Published: February 5, 2013

Marvel Comics has announced the details of its Free Comic Book Day comic, which introduces the event “Infinity.”

Here’s how Marvel describes the comic:

The biggest super heroes in comics today: the Avengers, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Inhumans, Superior Spider-Man and more!

The most dangerous threat in the Marvel Universe: Thanos!

The grandest Marvel Comics event of all time: Infinity!

This May for Free Comic Book Day, prepare yourselves for the greatest battle for survival ever waged in the Marvel Universe as Marvel marches towards Infinity! In this all-new story by the blockbuster creative team of Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung, witness the opening shots of the war that will be heard around the galaxy. Plus, get a sneak peek behind a major Marvel release that hasn’t been announced yet and relive Thanos’ first solo story.

With the entire Marvel Universe on the brink of intergalactic war, no fan can miss this year’s Free Comic Book Day!

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2013: INFINITY
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG
ON SALE – MAY 4, 2013!

Jonathan Hickman is the current writer of “The Avengers” who created an acclaimed run on “Fantastic Four.”  The title “Infinity” hearkens back to “Infinity Gauntlet,” which was a hugely popular miniseries in the 1990s starring Thanos versus the Marvel Universe heroes.  (It led to the sequels “Infinity War” and “Infinity Crusade.”)   Jim Cheung has illustrated comics for Marvel including “Avengers: Children’s Crusade” and “Scion” for CrossGen.
- Matt Price

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by Matthew Price
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Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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