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Marvel Comics Editor in Chief Axel Alonso has confirmed that Steve McNiven is no longer working on Guardians of the Galaxy. McNiven, who is currently drawing for Uncanny Avengers, will be replaced with up-and-comer Sara Pichelli.
Of the switch, Alonso had this to say to ComicBookResources:
“Unfortunately, Steve will not be returning as he’s hard at work on Uncanny Avengers. Steve helped give us a great launch and, based on the feedback we’ve been hearing from readers, the transition to new superstar Sara Pichelli has been smooth.”
It’s also been learned that, while Guardians of the Galaxy #7 will be delayed slightly, Marvel giant Olivier Coipel (House of M, Thor) will contribute a “sequence” to issue #7.
“And just to get all the cards on the table, since we also announced this week that Guardians of the Galaxy #7 is a bit delayed: Sara was hit pretty hard by a »
- Josh Wright
With Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine gearing up for a July screen debut and the massive crossover event X-Men: Days of Future Past in production for a 2014 debut, the mutants are proceeding with their cinematic evolution.
And there's plenty afoot in the comic books too. Marvel very much had X-Men on its mind when it gathered the troops at Chicago convention C2E2 2013 to lay out the mutants' path in the printed world.
Kicked off by moderator Arune Singh, the panel featured editors: Tom Brevoort, Jordan White and C.B. Cebulski (also Marvel's talent scout) as well as the writer and artist talents of Rick Remender, Paul Cornell, Brian Wood, Declan Shalvey, Ramon Perez and Jordie Bellaire.
First up was not an X-title but a book that included X-Men in its cast, Uncanny Avengers, which would be dealing with the rise of the Apocalypse Twins and their newly christened Four Horsemen: Sentry, »
- Michael Pellegrini
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