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Predator Ongoing Comic Series is Still in the Works at Marvel!

This past March, Predator fans were elated with the news that Marvel Comics would launch the first on-going Predator comic series in history. Originally slated to be released this very month and written by acclaimed comic writer Ed Brisson with artwork from the very talented Kev Walker, fans were promised a futuristic story featuring a woman named Theta on an unrelenting quest to find the Predator who killed her family when she was only a little child.

 Predator Ongoing Comic Series is Still in the Works at Marvel!

Varient cover by Rahzzah.

Then suddenly, only several weeks later, Marvel had announced that all orders for Predator comics have been cancelled, which not only impacted the launch of the ongoing main series Predator #1 but the Omnibus and the 20 different Predator variant covers as well.

Some were concerned this had something to do with the current lawsuit between the original Predator creators and 20th Century Studios over the US copyright. We suspected this was related to the announcement made a week prior that Marvel Comics was severing their distribution relationship with Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. while striking a new exclusive distribution deal with Penguin Random House that begins on October 1st. Whatever the reason, there were fears that Marvel’s incarnation of Predator comics might never see the light of day.

Well, we are happy to report that Marvel Comics Predator ongoing series is still being worked on at this very moment, behind the scenes! When fellow fan and friend to the community PredatorSH tweeted writer Ed Brisson about the comics’ future, Brisson had this to say:

 Predator Ongoing Comic Series is Still in the Works at Marvel!

It’s certainly great news for fans anticipating this new Predator comic to hear that both the writer and artist are still “working away on it”. Now let’s hope the rumors are true that Predator #1 will debut on comic book shelves finally this November!

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Comments: 12
  1. Voodoo Magic
    Ed is a very nice guy, and I'm sure if he could pubically say more, he would.  :)

    Separate from this Predator comic specifically, even when a creator has an idea the day when their comic will release, it's usually not for them to reveal. That is up to the publisher & their marketing department (even when the publisher would like the creators to be the ones announcing on a given day.)
  2. Voodoo Magic
    Not certain how to interpret this than other than both artist and writer are working away on the Predator comic. And considering both creatives are paid and not doing this work for free / out of the kindness of their own hearts, Marvel clearly plans to release it. 👍
  3. happypred
    I don't find "It will be out...just not sure when" to be particularly reassuring.

    Another fear is that Marvel will focus on "Theta" and build her up, at the expense of what I personally want: a memorable predator character and expansion of predator lore
  4. Voodoo Magic
    Quote from: XENOMORPHOSIS on Jun 15, 2021, 06:02:53 AM
    Chance are it might not hold up, that's tricky, we always ask not to keep it formulaic, repetitive, more of the same recycle stuff, wanting new additions and challenge us, when there are instances things are changed and toying with nex concpets expanding the lore we flip the hell out and hate it.

    Now those are some lofty expectations!  ;)

    Personally, I'm embracing this comic with a great deal of optimism, especially with the creative team involved. :)
  5. XENOMORPHOSIS
    Chance are it might not hold up, that's tricky, we always ask not to keep it formulaic, repetitive, more of the same recycle stuff, wanting new additions and challenge us, when there are instances things are changed and toying with nex concpets expanding the lore we flip the hell out and hate it.
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