Published on July 10th, 2012 | by Gavin Jones3
Marvel Now! Update – Nick Fury Jr
With San Diego Comic Con fast approaching, the hype around the Marvel Now! has been increasing exponentially. The latest teaser seems to ask and answer it’s own question; Who will Shape the Future of the Marvel Universe? Well if the image in the teaser is anything to go by, it’ll be Nick Fury Jr, Nick Fury’s until recently undiscovered black son who was introduced in Battle Scars. Now, I have my own issues with them introducing this new Nick Fury, clearly just thrown in to make the main 616 Marvel tie up a little better with the movie Marvel universe but that’s for another time in another ranting blog post, I just can’t see why they’re asking the question and giving us the answer at the same time? Of course it could be that we’ll see a load more of these ‘Who?’ teasers all with different figures hiding behind the text, if that is the case then I can understand the tease, otherwise my reaction would be; meh.
In case you hadn’t already seen it somewhere else, here’s the proposed John Cassaday cover for Rick Remender’s Uncanny Avengers, not Cassaday’s best work if you ask me, the angle seems a little off and I’m not a fan of the titles the way they are. Then again who am I to criticize, we’ve all seen my poor photoshop efforts and that’s from stealing other people’s drawings, somehow I manage to make good art go bad: