Richard Rider deserved to die, he was played out. They ret-conned him more than twice before he was even back in the Marvel Universe. Best and most heroic thing he even did was to sacrifice himself. Respect the character for that and move on, the arguing about bringing him back is the root of all the bitching about continuity holes that the same people on here go on and on and on about. Let him stay dead and be revered for what he gave to the universe, but the Nova mantle has to live on with someone new. My complaint is that they pick a character thats already in a Marvel based cartoon, kind of lazy imo, plus having it be a kid, sorry but that just takes it down a level for a non-kid like myself.
Leob's work is spotty, we all know it, and McGuiness' work is appealing but not nuanced enough for some people, it always looks like Byrne and Mcfarlane had a baby and he's drawing Nova now to me anyways. I'm interested in this but not overly excited. It's a 50/50 shot, probably going to buy the first issue just to have it.