History of the Marvel Universe #6 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Mark Waid and Javier Rodriguez. The series sees Galactus and Franklin Richards, far in the future, passing the time as the universe ends with Galactus recapping the entire history of Marvel's continuity.
This is the final issue, and it's picking up right after Avengers: Age of Ultron (the comic event by Bendis where Black Panther died by tripping and falling down a flight of stairs and the Avengers condoned Wolverine murdering one of their founders. It was a special time at Marvel.
And as Franklin Richards refuses to die with integrity…
Galactus proves just how far Marvel goes to decompress their super-mega-crossover events. Jonathan Hickman's Avengers run felt like it was about 700 issues long, with the Infinity super-mega-crossover event right in the middle of it. Galactus is a much more efficient writer, however, and gets the story done in a single panel. Can we get Galactus to write X-Men?
And he only needs one splash page to tell the entire story of Original Sin.
Jane Foster's time as Thor and Sam Wilson's time as Captain America also take about a page combined.
Superior Spider-Man and Spider-Verse are also taken care of in a single page.
It's clear that Galactus is the kind of writer Marvel needs right now, the only one who can bring an end to the "written for the trade" era of comics. Sadly, he's probably going to die this issue, along with the rest of the universe. History of the Marvel Universe #6 hits stores on Wednesday.
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #6 (OF 6)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven
From the stories of today to the end of the Marvel Universe! The grand finale has only one promise to make – no one gets out alive!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019