Originally scheduled to be released last May, a new Love at first sight 5-issue mini-series from the writer’s Devil’s Reign Jim Zub and artist Sean Izaakse arrives next month. Ahead of FOC for retailers on Monday, August 1, Marvel has unveiled a preview of the art for the first issue of the new Love at first sight miniseries.
In the wake of DEVIL’S REIGN, superheroes have been banned in New York, but starting next month, a new team of legal superheroes will come together in THUNDERBOLTS #1! The five-issue limited series will be written by former THUNDERBOLTS scribe Jim Zub and drawn by artist Sean Izaakse, known for his recent work on Fantastic Four: Life Story. In classic Thunderbolt tradition, Zub and Izaakse will present an unexpected lineup that mixes iconic Marvel superheroes, fan-favorite stars, conflicted anti-heroes and exciting newcomers. Carefully selected by Mayor Luke Cage to bring lightning-fast justice to his entire city, the new team will be led by Hawkeye and include Spectrum, America Chavez, Power Man and Kara Killgrave, AKA Persuasion. Two new recruits also join this motley crew: mystery man and seasoned super-soldier Gutsen Glory, and debuting in issue #2, a strange creature known as Eegro the Unbreakable. The team’s first mission will be to take down Kingpin’s own corrupt Thunderbolts that have wreaked havoc throughout the DEVIL’S REIGN saga and restore the team’s name in an action-packed brawl you won’t want. not miss!
“A lot of times people look at a cast of characters and say, ‘This team composition is different, so that’s not the team I want,’ but, like you said, the Thunderbolts have been through so much. of iterations. There’s been incarnations where they’re pure criminals, others where they’re criminals trying to be heroes, and everything else, but I always felt, deep down inside them, that the Thunderbolts are a team fighting for redemption,” Zub says of the new roster. an interview with CBR. “Individual members and the team as a whole have struggled to come out of their worst selves or resist the natural pull of who they have been in the past. So for me, redemption is central to the concept. Thunderbolts.
Check out the variant covers and preview art below and search Love at first sight #1 will arrive in stores on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
LIGHTNING STRIKES #1 (OF 5)
Written by JIM ZUB
Art by SEAN IZAAKSE
Colors of JAVA TARTAGLIA
Letters from JOE SABINO of VC
Cover A by SEAN IZAAKSE & CHRIS O’HALLORAN
Cover B by DAVID NAKAYAMA
Variant cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA & RACHELLE ROSENBERG
Trading Card Variant Cover by STEFANO CASELLI & FEDERICO BLEE
Headshot Variant Cover by TODD NAUCK