Who Will Be The New Phoenix Of The Marvel Universe From April 2021?

This week's Avengers #41 by Jason Aaron and Javi Garron gave all manner of possibilities as to the new host for The Phoenix in Marvel Comics. Our favourite had to be Howard The Phoenix.

Howard The Phoenix In Today's Avengers #41 - And for President?
Howard The Phoenix In Today's Avengers #41 – And for President?

But it seems that Marvel Comics have chickened out an in April, the Phoenix will have a new permanent host. And Marvel is doing the silhouette thing again for the April solicitations.

Who Will Be The New Phoenix Of The Marvel Universe From April 2021?
Who Will Be The New Phoenix Of The Marvel Universe From April 2021?

AVENGERS #44
JASON AARON (W) • JAVIER GARRÓN (A) • Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY DUSTIN WEAVER
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY JAVIER GARRÓN
VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO
VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO
ENTER THE PHOENIX: THE FIERY FINALE!
As the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe are trapped within the battle to decide the all-new Phoenix – a bloody battle that has narrowed to a handful of desperate combatants. Thor leads the rest of the Avengers in the fight to contain the Phoenix Force on Earth, in a quest complicated by the Thunder God's own mysterious connection to the cosmic firebird.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

But Marvel really wants to draw attention to Avengers #45. Could it suggest that something is being… reborn?

Who Will Be The New Phoenix Of The Marvel Universe From April 2021?
Who Will Be The New Phoenix Of The Marvel Universe From April 2021?

AVENGERS #45
JASON AARON (W) • LUCA MARESCA (A) • COVER BY CORY SMITH
REBORN VARIANT COVER BY TBA
THE AVENGERS JOIN THE BATTLE AGAINST THE KING IN BLACK!
The year's most epic event explodes in the pages of AVENGERS. The vampire hunter Blade has been at the forefront of the fight against the dark symbiote god, but now he must pay a dark price that will change his world forever.
32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99

So, does anyone have any suggestions for the identities behind the silhouette in question?

About 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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