Immortal Hulk Gossip – to Relaunch Or Not? And When?

Bleeding Cool's Jude Terror was previously convinced that Marvel Comics was to cancel Immortal Hulk's run with issue 25 and then, potentially restart it with a brand new shiny issue 1, with the same creative team of Al Ewing and Joe Bennett. He was wrong.

But he wasn't far wrong.

I am told that that was the original plan with issue #25, but the sales team and editorial decided together that the series had been gaining so many readers and goodwill that it may be akin to killing the gamma-irradiated goose. So the series was allowed to continue under its ongoing numbering. For now.

However in 2020, there is a reason that The Immortal Hulk will need to change its name. And for that you will get a new #1…

But first Immortal Hulk #25 is being billed as a 'very special issue' of the series. To the extent that Marvel Comics are to add a 1:200 variant cover by Ed McGuinness to help boost those numbers…

(W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett, German Garcia (CA) Alex Ross
•  You've never read a Hulk comic like this before. You've never read a Marvel comic like this before.
•  The heat death of our universe has come and gone. The Hulk is finally dead. Now, billions of years later, the Ninth Cosmos cowers…
•   …before the BREAKER OF WORLDS.
Rated T+In Shops: Oct 16, 2019
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Immortal Hulk Gossip - to Relaunch Or Not? And When?

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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