The United States Of Murder Inc Annual #1 by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, an extra-long chapter spinning out of their series published by Marvel, was solicited for May 2015.
It was never published. But because it was from one of the Diamond Premium publishers, Marvel Comics, Diamond wasn't allowed to cancel it themselves. Instead, it has been made later and later. In August 2016, it was meant go be coming out in October. In December of that year, it was meant to be coming out in January of the next. In March 2016 it was meant to be out in April. And so on.
The latest news, as told by Marvel to retailers, is that United States Of Murder Inc Annual #1 will be published on December 6th, 2017. If nothing else, that has be a redefining of the word "Annual".
UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC ANNUAL #1
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming
The secret origin of Jagger Rose is revealed in this double-sized, all-new story from the creators of POWERS! For those waiting for a new chapter in the biggest crime saga in comics today – your wait is over. Everyone who's read the critically acclaimed first series of THE UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC. has fallen completely in love with the most talented hit-woman in the five families. But where did she come from, and how did she get this good? You'll find out right here! In Shops: Dec 06, 2017
From the creators of the Eisner Award-winning, bestselling POWERS comes a brand-new world of crime fiction like you've never seen before. Discover a world in which the families of organized crime never lost their stranglehold on the United States. Today is the day that Valentine Gallo becomes a made man, and it's also the day he learns the secrets behind the organization he has served since he was old enough to walk. But it is mysterious hitwoman Jagger Rose that will forever turn his life upside-down. This bold new vision of crime fiction harkens back to Bendis' earliest work in crime comics, while also giving you everything you expect from the creators of POWERS, one of the most successful and longest-lasting independent comics in history.