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Marvel Comics First Look: Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1

With a cover by Rod Reis!

As Marvel Comics’ next event heats up we’re getting new information almost every day on the tie-in stories and key details about the series. Today, courtesy of Marvel Comics we have a first look at the Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah. This is the second in the Lords of Empyre tie-in stories after April’s Emperor Hulking. Here’s the cover, official solicit, and a quote from Alex Paknadel.

Series writer Alex Paknadel let us know, “The Celestial Messiah is one of the more conflicted and intriguing players in the Empyre event, so I was thrilled when Marvel approached me to bring his story to life.” Paknadel goes on to say, “This tie-in is an all-you-can-eat buffet of high-stakes cosmic melodrama and I had an absolute blast writing it.”

The eve of Quoi’s ascension is at hand! But when the trials are interrupted by an unexpected interloper—Mantis—who will win this battle of wills?

Don’t miss out as mother and son go head-to-head, revealing secrets that will shape the course of the galaxy!


Written by Alex Paknadel
Art by Alex Lins

Cover by Rod Reis
Release Date: May 2020

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