This is going to make waves. To be written by the so-called Marvel architects – Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron, Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Hickman and Matt Fraction – this event will pit the Avengers against the X-Men. Take two huge franchises, mash ‘em together = sell a lot of comic books. The Prologue issue comes out in March.
Pouring out of the upcoming return of The Phoenix Force. “Cyclops, Wolverine, Magneto and the other X-Men want to protect her and prepare her if she’s to be the new Phoenix. Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man and their fellow Avengers want her handed over to them so they can figure out what to do with her and keep the world safe from a potentially fiery fate.” reports USA today. ” “You’ve got two populations whose motivations are simple and understandable and defensible,” says Axel Alonso, Marvel’s editor in chief. “That’s part of the beauty of this. You’re seeing a story that evolves out of ‘What would you do?’ “
Here’s the teaser image.