I'm not a big fan of re-booting a series and giving it a new issue #1. I understand the reasoning. It helps attract new readers. There still is a lot of history with the characters. Just slapping a number 1 on the cover isn't going to make it easier to follow. I'm a big fan of Joss Whedon also but I have to say his last few issues were sort of like a train wreck. Maybe it was the sporadic schedule but I just started losing interest. That's surprising since I've always enjoyed their adventures.
A fresh start is good to get that bad feeling out of the way. I know Terry Moore will do a great job. He is great at writing character relationships. Just check out the preview pages courtesy of Marvel and you'll see he's dead on with the way he writes the kids.
Come see the beginning of a whole new Runaways! Comics legend Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, Echo) and super-star artist Humberto Ramos (X-MEN, WOLVERINE, SPIDER-MAN) run back to Los Angeles with your favorite teen heroes. But it’s not the same city they left so long ago. The Runaways try to stay off the radar, but the sins of their parents won’t make that possible...