Ultraman’s incredible legacy expands next month when Marvel Comics and Tsuburaya Productions team up for The Rise of Ultraman #1, a comic series reimagining the fabled beginnings of this iconic hero. Crafted by an all-star cast of talent including writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom and artists Francesco Manna, Michael Cho, and Gurihiru, The Rise of Ultraman will retell the origins of the Earth’s mysterious defender against the terrifying Kaiku and promises to entertain both longtime enthusiasts and newcomers to the fascinating world of Ultraman. Get your first look at the action that awaits in a thrilling trailer for the debut issue before it lands next month!
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Ultraman has been a pop culture icon for over 50 years and this September, Marvel Comics will proudly contribute to the franchise’s incredible legacy with Rise of Ultraman #1! Writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom will join superstar artists Francesco Manna, Michael Cho, and Gurihiru to reimagine the thrilling beginnings of the Ultraman phenomenon.
In honor of Ultraman Day, the celebration of Ultraman’s first public television appearance in 1966, head over to marvel.com for a first look at the highly anticipated premiere issue including exclusive preview pages, a variant cover gallery, and more.
The Rise of Ultraman #1 comes to stand September 9th!
After months of anticipation, Marvel has revealed The Rise of Ultraman #1 will release in comic shops this September! Featuring a stunning main cover from legendary artist Alex Ross, Marvel’s upcoming series will reimagine the classic beginnings of one of the biggest worldwide pop culture icons: ULTRAMAN!
Storytelling masters Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom, together with superstar artists Francesco Manna, Michael Cho, and Gurihiru will take fans back into the days of darkness, where the terrifying Kaiju lurk. When these unfathomable monsters threaten all life as we know it, the only thing standing in their way…is the United Science Patrol! Who are these enigmatic defenders, and how do they perform their miracles? Shin Hayata and Kiki Fuji have spent half a lifetime trying to find out – and their quest is about to drive them toward a decades-old dark secret and put them on a collision course with a mysterious warrior from beyond the stars!
Ultraman has been a pop culture staple since the franchise debuted in the 1960s, and his thrilling stories have been depicted on both the page and the screen. Now, Marvel Comics will be able to add to this iconic character’s legacy. Stay tuned for more details about what can you expect from Ultraman’s adventures when The Rise of Ultraman #1 hits stands this September!
Speaking to a packed room at this year’s C2E2, Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski unveiled first story details and cover art for Marvel’s upcoming series The Rise of Ultraman, launching later this year! The Rise of Ultraman #1 will revisit the classic first generation of the worldwide phenomenon, co-helmed by writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom with art by Francesco Manna.
Both known for their talents in world building, Higgins and Groom will combine their acclaimed storytelling skills with the stunning style of superstar artist Francesco Manna, who has drawn for some of Marvel’s biggest series like Jason Aaron’s Avengers and Dan Slott’s Fantastic Four. As fans of the Ultraman series themselves, they will introduce Ultraman to new fans young and old and revisit the iconic era – and spirit – of the Ultras longtime enthusiasts know and love.