More Beards And Eyepatches – The Future Of Marvel Comics From Today's Avengers

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Man everyone seems to be losing an eye and gaining a beard these days. It's the standard way of looking at the future, and it's where Avengers takes us today as part of Time Runs Out look at Marvel in seven months time. During which period it seems that Captain Britain, Brian Braddock, is going to lose and eye and grow a thick rich beard. I'm not sure I could get my moustache that long in that time even if I tried. Maybe he had a head start.

Oh and it looks like the destruction of the Captain Britain Omniversal Corps… something along the lines of what we saw in Spider-Verse in last week's Amazing Spider-Man?

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But to show exactly how much can change in such a short time, we go from this tender scene in today's Fantastic Four…

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To this from the future-set Avengers…

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Seven months is a long time in superheroics. Also, another beard. And I don't mean Sue Storm.

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Hosting a Jeff Smith signing on Monday from 5pm, and exhibiting a new Pre-Code Horror exhibition including the work of Alison SampsonAndy BelangerColin LorimerHamish SteeleJason AtomicJessica MartinOwen Michael JohnsonRyan JenkynsShaky Kane & more!

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Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Hosting a Jeff Smith signing on Monday from 5pm, and exhibiting a new Pre-Code Horror exhibition including the work of Alison SampsonAndy BelangerColin LorimerHamish SteeleJason AtomicJessica MartinOwen Michael JohnsonRyan JenkynsShaky Kane & more!

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About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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