Is Dark Avengers ending?

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#1 Posted by cyberchop979 (466 posts) - - Show Bio

Or an I reading too much into this....


Jeff Parker (W)

Neil Edwards (A/C)

Cover by Joe Quinones

• They were Earth’s Deadliest Villains. They’re about to become Avengers.

The penultimate chapter of dark heroics is here!

• Parker & Edwards continue this year’s sleeper hit!

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

It could mean the penultimate chapter of this story arc, or of the series.

What do you think?

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#2 Edited by X35 (6464 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel don't give a rat's about Parker or his series. They did the exact same with Agents of Atlas, the minute someone else came along with a "better take on it". With this, it was doomed to failure. They relaunched it early mid-story arc with legacy numbering when it was clearly relaunching with a new direction at the same time as Marvel NOW books were hitting? Why didn't we get Thunderbolts #175-184 and then a Dark Avengers #1? Why give it zero promotion or anything like that? Because Marvel want this book to tank to compliment their new Thunderbolts book (which will usurp it's upcoming #200). Notice that this one, X-Factor, Gambit, Age of Apocalypse and X-Treme X-Men were always last on the solicits? Even below DISNEY'S CARS MAGAZINE. Considering Age of Apocalypse and X-Treme X-Men are also canceled. Honestly, the question you should be asking is "why did Marvel even bother?".

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#3 Posted by fesak (8621 posts) - - Show Bio

Kind of weird how they restart every series, except those who have a legitimate reason for a new #1 as Dark Avengers, Red She-Hulk or Journey into mystery.

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#4 Posted by TDK_1997 (17644 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Marvel doesn't even care what happens with those characters.

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#5 Posted by Veitha (4154 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it means the story-arc. I saw an interview of Parker for Newsarama or CBR and he was talking about his future plans for the title, so I don't think they'll cancel it

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#6 Posted by New_World_Order (14895 posts) - - Show Bio

Shouldn't end.

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#7 Edited by cyberchop979 (466 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks like I wasn't reading too much into this. It's definitely ending:






• The secret of the dark Earth are revealed!

• Who will live? Who will die? Will anyone get back to Earth alive?

• Jeff Parker wraps up his acclaimed run on Earth’s Deadliest Heroes!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Hopefully there is a relaunch with Marvel NOW!

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#8 Posted by Teerack (10686 posts) - - Show Bio

@cyberchop979: If Marvel kills off all the Dark Avengers characters I'm going to be so sad.

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#9 Posted by IllyanaRasputin (1179 posts) - - Show Bio



Thunderbolts / Dark Avengers has been an amazing series! I don't understand why they'd cancel it!! The new Thunderbolt series is horrible - it doesn't have the same build up it had with the Original Thunderbolt series, and sure Dark Avengers was meh starting off but it had great characters and now they're just cancelling it!? Total BS Marvel, total BS.


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