Marvel Comics will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the creation of Man-Thing with a new series starring major Marvel characters and introducing a new villain, plus variants on other titles in March.  Man-Thing, created by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, and Gray Morrow, was introduced in Savage Tales #1 in 1971.

Avengers: Curse of the Man-Thing #1, shipping in March is the beginning of a three-part story written by Steve Orlando, with art by Francesco Mobili.  The cover is by Daniel Acuna. A new villain created by Carmen Carnero will be introduced in the issue. Future issues will focus on different corners of the Marvel Universe and star X-Men, Spider-Man, and other key characters.  Marvel is also planning Man-Thing variants on other titles in March, including:

  • Amazing Spider-Man #62, by Greg Land
  • Captain Marvel #27, by Bernard Chang
  • Champions #5, by Sara Pichelli
  • Daredevil #28, by Ray-Anthony Height
  • Fantastic Four #30, by Daniel Acuna
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #12, by Meghan Hetrick
  • Miles Morales: Spider-Man #24, by Ken Lashley
  • Venom #34, by Superlog

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