Captain Marvel And Venom Cancelled? Or Is There Something Else Going On? (UPDATE – Kelly Sue Tweets!)

VENOM2011042_COLThere was no solicitation for Venom or Captain Marvel in Marvel's November solicitations, leading some to believe the book had been cancelled.

Oddly, Venom #42 solicited for October is Marvel's highest numbered title now. Maybe no comic is allowed to get to #50?

Marvel have remained silent on the issue when asked. Could it be;

a) that lateness on the books is forcing Marvel to spread issues out, like Hawkeye.

b) they really are cancelled and aren't coming back.

c) they will be relaunched in Marvel Now Two in December or January, along with Astonishing X-Men, X-Factor, Avengers Arena and more.

Here's the final issues so far from October…

VENOM #42
CULLEN BUNN (W)
JORGE COELHO (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
• It's all out war… with Venom, Mania, Crossbones, the DOA, and… Mephisto?
• But who's on whose side?
• Mania's final fate is revealed! Will she keep the symbiote?
• Is this the end of Venom's dance with the devil? Or just the beginning?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN MARVEL #17
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) • FILIPE ANDRADE (A/C)
THOR BATTLE VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
THE CAROL CORPS ISSUE!
• THE special oversized issue to end all oversized issues!
• In the aftermath of Enemy Within, Carol Danvers must rebuild her memories through the eyes of her biggest fan.
• Find out why this is such a fan-beloved series!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UPDATE: Kelly Sue DeConnick tweets;

 

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