From the Ashes of Avengers: Standoff Comes THUNDERBOLTS #1


Marvel Comics brings back one of its more innovative team concepts in the aftermath of Avengers: Standoff – the Thunderbolts are back! Justice like lightning, under the leadership of the Winter Soldier, returns to comics in this new ongoing series. Check it out after the jump.

New York, NY—January 22nd, 2016— With a flash of lightning, the Thunderbolts have returned! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce THUNDERBOLTS #1 – the new ongoing series from creators Jim Zub and Jon Malin! From the ashes of AVENGERS: STANDOFF, the Winter Soldier assembles the original Thunderbolts – Moonstone, the Fixer, MACH-V, Atlas and a mysterious new character for a dangerous new mission. One that will put them at the forefront and in the crosshairs of the Marvel Universe!

“Doing the right thing is different than being good,” says writer Jim Zub in a speaking with “We’ve assembled a potent mix of characters to explore with big drama, big action and unexpected twists along the way. The new team is stacked with powerful personalities and a mission that’s going to tear them up and get right to their core. I’m excited about putting them in tough spots and letting the sparks fly.”

The threats no one else is prepared for. The difficult choices no one else can make. The Thunderbolts are ready to answer the call. Witness their formation this Spring in AVENGERS: STANDOFF and follow their adventures when THUNDERBOLTS #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices this May!


Written by JIM ZUB
Art & Cover by JON MALIN
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY
On Sale in May!

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