2022 will be the fiftieth anniversary of Marvel Comics’ Luke Cage, and the company has big plans for the one-time Power Man.
With the first issue of the festival begins two days before Luke Cage: City of Fire limited series by writer Ho Che Anderson, and will be followed in January 2022 with Luke Cage: City of Fire #2 – which we have our first look at.
Luke Cage: City of Fire #2 will be produced by Ray Anthony-Hite, creator of the Midnight Tiger series and Marvel books such as Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Star Wars: Doctor Ephra, and X-Men: Blue.
“Luke Cage, Kingpin, Daredevil, and Electra have been symbols of my life as far back as I can remember, but I never thought I’d ever have the opportunity to shape one of their adventures and play a small part in their contribution . History. Yet all of a sudden here I am,” Anderson tells Newsrama.
“The first time I wrote the names ‘Luke Cage’ and ‘Kingpin/Wilson Fisk’ in a script, I broke down into a huge grin, I thought, Are you kidding me?!” The author continues. “These are some of the best toys in the business and I’m honored and excited to be playing with them, and in the character of Joe Rockhead, to make his contribution to the Marvel universe.”
Our first look at Joe Rockhead, who will be introduced as a villain in Luke Cage: City of Fire, designed by Fareed Karmi (who also draws the first issue).
Newsrama confirms that there will be a tie-in for Luke Cage: City of Fire concurrently devil’s secret The incident, which pits NYC Mayor Kingpin against Daredevil and any other vigilante who stands by him. In this Luke Cage series, the protagonist will defend his city against a group of devious cops who call themselves the Regulators, who are out on the orders of the Kingpin to terrorize his neighborhood.
The three-issue series is projected to end in February 2022, with an archive version of Luke Cage: City on Fire On 19th April 2022.
Marvel will also publish the first Luke Cage omnibus in 2022, collecting the first 16 issues of the original Luke Cage, Hero for Higher series, as well as the next 31 issues under the new book title, Power Man. These issues were previously collected into three Marvel Masterworks volumes published from 2015 to 2019.
Find out more about Marvel’s fiftieth anniversary plans for Luke Cage in Newsrama here.
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