Marvel Celebrates 50 Years of Man-Thing with a New Series by Steve Orlando and Francesco Mobili

Marvel will honor the 50th anniversary of Man-Thing with a new series this March. The horror comics icon will star in Avengers: Curse of the Man-Thing, the start of a three-part Marvel Universe-spanning saga that will redefine one of Marvel’s most unique characters for a new age. Critically acclaimed writer Steve Orlando makes his Marvel Comics debut with the series, joined by rising star artist Francesco Mobili. Each issue will focus on a different corner of the Marvel Universe, starting with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

For decades, the Man-Thing has haunted the Florida Everglades. Now a new enemy has hijacked his body on a quest to take his incendiary abilities global! The Marvel Universe wakes to fear as gargantuan monoliths menace cities worldwide, with only the AVENGERS standing between the population of Earth and a planetwide inferno. Can they save Man-Thing in time to douse the fires? And does the man inside the thing, Ted Sallis, even want to be saved? All this plus a sensational new villain designed by Marvel’s Stormbreaker Carmen Carnero await readers in the exciting opening tale that will kick off an unforgettable journey for Man-Thing and your favorite Marvel heroes including the X-Men, Spider-Man, and more!

Avengers: Curse of the Man-Thing #1 features a cover by Daniel Acuña.

Avengers: Curse of the Man-Thing #1