Marvel Teases Future Versions of Winter Soldier and Loki
Future versions of Winter Soldier and Loki are set to be introduced for the 30th anniversary of Marvel 2099. A new Spider-Man 2099 limited series will take readers back to the fan-favorite future of the Marvel Universe, where the fans will encounter a new winter. Soldier and find the prince of lies. Writer Steve Orlando and a selection of star artists including Paul Fry, David Wachter, Marco Castiello, Ze Carlos, Alessandro Mircola and Kim Jacinto are collaborating on Spider-Man 2099: Exodus as each issue focuses on a new character or a new team. It all starts in May with Spider-Man 2099: Exodus – Alpha #1.
When a Celestial falls to Earth, the world of 2099 sees it as a possible avenue out of its dystopian status quo. Miguel O’Hara then embarks on an adventure that takes Spider-Man 2099 to different corners of the Marvel Universe, including Asgard, the Wasteland, and the new home of mutantkind. However, an evil group calling themselves The Cabal have their own plans for this new paradise created by the Celestial, with Marvel teasing a big reveal for the mysterious leader of The Cabal.
“Running through the racks and trading cards of the early 1990s, the world of 2099 was my first future dystopia, its haunted neon visions of Marvel’s future close to my heart. And at the forefront of this future, fighting like anyone with his name always has, for the everyday people of the future? Miguel O’Hara. Spider-Man 2099. So here, decades later, celebrating the 30th anniversary of 2099 is a dream come true. reality! And it was never a question of who would be the face of this celebration…your friendly futuristic Spider-Man!” Orlando said in a statement. “And for Miguel, this fight is more important than ever, because it’s his first time facing one of Spider-Man’s greatest villains. Let’s make history together in SPIDER-MAN 2099: EXODUS – and lead the people of 2099 into a new tomorrow!”
“Steve and this amazing cast of artists not only take you on a whirlwind tour of the Marvel U of 2099, but reveal mind-blowing secrets and deliver a memorable ending no fan will want to miss,” added editor Mark Paniccia.
Dave Wachter and Marco Castiello provide character designs for Winter Soldier 2099 and Loki 2099, respectively. Our new Winter Soldier has blue hair and full armour, wielding a knife in one hand and a red bandana around his neck. The Winter Soldier’s familiar half-mask can also be seen. As for Loki 2099, the Prince of Outcasts sports a long green jacket, knee pads, and boots. He has long black hair and carries a backpack, with his look reminiscent of a nomad traveling the world.
Written by Steve Orlando with illustrations by Paul Fry, Spider-Man 2099: Exodus – Alpha #1 goes on sale May 4. Spider-Man 2099: Exodus #1 is written by Orlando with art by Dave Wachter. Finally, Spider-Man 2099: Exodus #2 is written by Orlando with art by Marco Castiello.
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