Via the multiverse of Marvel Comics, there are a lot of various versions of Frank Castle. He’s been a pacifist monk, a fishman, and Wonder Woman’s spouse — but among the all these Franks, there is a person who is the most. Just… the most. And that’s the Cosmic Ghost Rider.
And Polygon is thrilled to announce, courtesy of Marvel Comics, that the dumbest, ideal model of Frank Castle will journey all over again, in Cosmic Ghost Rider, a new ongoing collection from author Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn) and artist Juann Cabal (Guardians of the Galaxy).
Technically, Cosmic Ghost Rider is a edition of Frank Castle who was the only human survivor in a universe where Thanos dominated who made a offer with Mephisto to get revenge and later on teamed up with Galactus’ herald, amassing all the powers of a serial killer, the Ghost Rider, and the Silver Surfer. In follow, he’s an complete fool in an over-the-top outfit, who works by using his capabilities to do issues like go back again in time and consider to elevate Thanos to be a wonderful individual.
“I like the humor and absurdity of Cosmic Ghost Rider, and since he’s a more recent character I come to feel like there is heaps of prospective place (pun intended) to press him in new directions,” Phillips instructed Polygon by means of e-mail. “I’m energized to engage in with Marvel’s cosmic figures and produce one thing that feels genuinely new for me and for Frank Castle as nicely.”
“VENGEANCE REAWAKENED!” starts Marvel’s official summary of the series’s initial problem, with proper bombast. “In a considerably-flung corner of deep place, Frank Castle has eked out a peaceful existence, his days as Cosmic Ghost Rider ultimately behind him. But throughout the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a path of bodies in his wake and his title is… Cosmic Ghost Rider?! When Frank’s peaceful existence is shattered, he should fit up the moment extra and encounter his most savage enemy nonetheless — himself! Be there for the commence of a sprawling room adventure with stunning twists and turns in the saga of Cosmic Ghost Rider!”
“Working on Cosmic Ghost Rider indicates mixing absurdity and realism in strategies that I really do not imagine my former operate has allowed me to do,” Phillips mentioned. Cosmic Ghost Rider, together with the forthcoming Rogue & Gambit collection, will mark Phillips’ debut at Marvel comics. “I also enjoy the chance to take a look at Marvel’s cosmic aspect and force Frank Castle in approaches we have not however witnessed.”
You can test out a few unfinished pages of Juann Cabal’s artwork for the collection, and a complete search at Valerio Giangiordano’s challenge #1 address, underneath:
Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 will strike comics cabinets sometime in March 2023.