Posted by G-Man (38709 posts) - - Show Bio

Earlier this week we saw a teaser involving Thanos asking who would rise. Marvel is ready to give us some details.

In the aftermath of the universe shaking INFINITY event, Thane, Son of Thanos will rise. But will it be as a hero, or a villain? Today, Marvel is pleased to announce THANOS: A GOD UP THERE LISTENING, an all-new 6-part MarvelInfinite Comic series launching this Tuesday 07/01! Fan-favorite creator Rob Williams and artists Paco Diaz, Iban Coello and Neil Edwards explore Thane’s journey following the events of INFINITY.

Under the watchful eye of Thanos’ advisor, the Ebony Maw, Thane has travelled the galaxy in search of answers. Is he truly the son of the Mad Titan? And is he destined to follow in his father’s evil footsteps? The lost biography of Thanos’ black deeds has been uncovered. As Thane begins to explore his father’s legacy, he’ll discover not everything is as it seems. Meanwhile in the past, two titans clash as the cosmic war between Thanos and Ego the Living Planet sends shockwaves across the heavens. As the story of their bloody battle in the cold depths of space is revealed, Thane will learn a devastating secret that will haunt him in the present day!

Can a man fight his own destiny? The time has come where Thane must choose what man he will become. A hero…or a villain?

Designed specifically for mobile devices, Marvel Infinite Comics represent the latest form of comic book storytelling using tablets and smartphones as a new canvas. Set in current continuity, each Marvel Infinite Comic is perfect for new and old readers alike and provides an exciting new reading experience while staying true to the medium’s greatest strengths!

Available right at your fingertips, all six issues of Thanos: A God Up There Listening will be available for purchase this Tuesday, 07/01 on the Marvel Comics app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® & AndroidTM devices) and online in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop!

Pre-Order THANOS: A GOD UP THERE LISTENING now and get all 6 issues as soon when as soon as they’re released!

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#1 Posted by dagmar_merrill (11968 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting.

#2 Posted by dagmar_merrill (11968 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting.

#3 Posted by dondave (39711 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh, why can't they forget Thane exists?

#4 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39031 posts) - - Show Bio

@dondave: Not a fan? Don't worry, he will likely be forgotten when Nebula get's brought back after GotG

#5 Posted by The Impersonator (6417 posts) - - Show Bio
#6 Edited by LawTempest (55 posts) - - Show Bio

Can some one tell me who is Thane and when did he first show up in comics?

Thanks to anyone who answer my question.

#7 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39031 posts) - - Show Bio

@lawtempest: He's Thano's son and he first appeared in Infinity

#8 Posted by The Mighty Monarch (3653 posts) - - Show Bio

STOOOOOOOOOOP making all these Infinite Comics. I need my physical print copies. Do what DC does and just make it "Digital First."

#9 Posted by victorcheenoanleu (183 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_mighty_monarch: because that works so well haha

On a side note; not interested in this at all. I'm reading New Avengers so I'm sure he'll show up there at some point. Don't much care for him, I believe he was just created to give Infinity that lame ass ending. The event itself was great but that ending was just so bland. Cause I mean c'mon when Ronan took his hammer to that Dwarf guy's head! YES

#10 Posted by warlock360 (28180 posts) - - Show Bio

i dig.

#11 Posted by New_World_Order (13893 posts) - - Show Bio
#12 Posted by Experio (18205 posts) - - Show Bio

This should give us a better understanding.

#13 Posted by Lone_Wolf_and_Cub (5807 posts) - - Show Bio

Anything to do with Thanos and I'm in.

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#14 Posted by imredjimmy (55 posts) - - Show Bio

I really liked the idea of Thane but I don't buy digital comics, only trades so I'm gonna have to wait ages to read this...

#15 Posted by Grey56 (797 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh it's digital only? Hmm. Oh well, I suppose; I would have probably picked up a physical copy.

#16 Edited by HumanRocket (10571 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, been wondering when they would get back to Thane.

#18 Posted by leokearon (1931 posts) - - Show Bio

Can a man fight his own destiny? The time has come where Thane must choose what man he will become. A hero…or a villain?

Evan called he wants his storyline back.

#19 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (39031 posts) - - Show Bio

Bunch of Neo-Luddites up in here

#21 Posted by Novemberx2 (501 posts) - - Show Bio

Infinite Comic = completely irrelevant

#22 Posted by LiveForever (338 posts) - - Show Bio

I will always, always, always take more Infinity. Best event since Civil War.

#24 Posted by Teerack (8735 posts) - - Show Bio

These animated things DC and Marvel have started doing annoy me. I'd rather just some art.

#26 Posted by E1000 (112 posts) - - Show Bio

If Hickman was involved at any point, I would be excited but it just feels like a way of making more money out of infinity.

#27 Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee (14018 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll wait for them to print this or something. Not gonna get this because I hate infinite comics. But it does seems like a cool story.

#28 Posted by Maddpanda531 (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh. Another story that I won't be reading. I really wish these stories came out in print, too, because then I'd buy them.

On a side-note, that's a really cool sounding title.

#30 Edited by ripcurl (546 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel should employ Jim Starlin full-time to write nothing but Thanos, cause he does a HELL OF A LOT BETTER than anyone else at Marvel...

#31 Posted by LiveForever (338 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh. Another story that I won't be reading. I really wish these stories came out in print, too, because then I'd buy them.

On a side-note, that's a really cool sounding title.

They USUALLY put these things out in print eventually. 6-ish months later. For example, Daredevil Road Warrior is just coming to print now.

#32 Posted by Maddpanda531 (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

@maddpanda531 said:

Ugh. Another story that I won't be reading. I really wish these stories came out in print, too, because then I'd buy them.

On a side-note, that's a really cool sounding title.

They USUALLY put these things out in print eventually. 6-ish months later. For example, Daredevil Road Warrior is just coming to print now.

That's the only Infinite Comic series that's gone to print. Iron Man: Fatal Frontier, Wolverine: Japan's Most Wanted, Deadpool: The Gauntlet. Just one instance doesn't really warrant a "USUALLY".

#33 Posted by LiveForever (338 posts) - - Show Bio

@maddpanda531: okay, maybe "USUALLY" may not be accurate. I was thinking of some DC books as having done this, like Batman '66. But saying "one" isn't correct either. Two Deadpool series in addition to Road Warrior.

http://www.idigitaltimes.com/articles/23468/20140616/deadpool-draculas-gauntlet-1-infinite-comic-digital-july-preview-comic-book-marvel-comics.htm

http://marvel.com/news/comics/2013/12/21/21679/read_deadpool_the_gauntlet_free_in_print_this_january

I really think we're gonna see more of that going forward. That said, some Infinite comics, purely by nature of format, are going to be harder to translate into print.

#34 Posted by Maddpanda531 (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

@maddpanda531: okay, maybe "USUALLY" may not be accurate. I was thinking of some DC books as having done this, like Batman '66. But saying "one" isn't correct either. Two Deadpool series in addition to Road Warrior.

http://www.idigitaltimes.com/articles/23468/20140616/deadpool-draculas-gauntlet-1-infinite-comic-digital-july-preview-comic-book-marvel-comics.htm

http://marvel.com/news/comics/2013/12/21/21679/read_deadpool_the_gauntlet_free_in_print_this_january

I really think we're gonna see more of that going forward. That said, some Infinite comics, purely by nature of format, are going to be harder to translate into print.

Those are both links about the same series. But, damn, am I glad to be wrong. It may only be two series, months after their actual releases, but it's definitely a step in the right direction.

#35 Posted by Killemall (18716 posts) - - Show Bio

@ripcurl said:

Marvel should employ Jim Starlin full-time to write nothing but Thanos, cause he does a HELL OF A LOT BETTER than anyone else at Marvel...

#36 Posted by Frozen (19344 posts) - - Show Bio

@ripcurl said:

Marvel should employ Jim Starlin full-time to write nothing but Thanos, cause he does a HELL OF A LOT BETTER than anyone else at Marvel...

Bendis is better.

#37 Posted by Killemall (18716 posts) - - Show Bio

@frozen said:


Bendis is better.

Depends on what kind of story you like i suppose.

Bendis is more suited to writing light hearten stories with shock moments. I prefer Bendis if Thanos was more of a hero. After all his greatest asset is coming up with brand new ideas and have few minor unexpected funny dialogues in between.

Starlin does a better job to some like Thanos, he seem more equipped to writer stories with lots of twists and turn, more suited to writing battle of wits.

#38 Edited by Frozen (19344 posts) - - Show Bio

@killemall: I like that Starlin has maintained Thanos' power level. He has done a good job at that.

#39 Posted by Frozen (19344 posts) - - Show Bio

@killemall: And he has the Infinity Gauntlet arc under his belt, it's hard to top that IMO.

#40 Posted by Killemall (18716 posts) - - Show Bio

@frozen: Well Thanos was after all a character he envisioned, and i was a bigger fan of how he wrote Thanos post infinity gauntlet, not as a pure evil villain, but more or less an anti-hero. He even gave him a redemption arc, its a shame writer after him decided to completely ignore that.

#41 Edited by dondave (39711 posts) - - Show Bio

@ripcurl

Marvel should employ Jim Starlin full-time to write nothing but Thanos, cause he does a HELL OF A LOT BETTER than anyone else at Marvel...

#42 Posted by laflux (20039 posts) - - Show Bio

@frozen: Well Thanos was after all a character he envisioned, and i was a bigger fan of how he wrote Thanos post infinity gauntlet, not as a pure evil villain, but more or less an anti-hero. He even gave him a redemption arc, its a shame writer after him decided to completely ignore that.

Same here,

Honestly, I'll probably get this, but the only thing which sounds interesting is Thanos vs Ego....

#43 Posted by Killemall (18716 posts) - - Show Bio

@laflux: The infinite comics is actually pretty interesting. I personally liked it. The ending has me scratching my head all over but meh!