Next week sees the release of Marvel Comics’ solicitations for December 2017. But a few are starting to sneak out. Yesterday, we ran the rumour that Leinil Francis Yu was to work on a new comic called Phoenix Resurrection for Marvel Comics.
We can now tell you that the full title is Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey. And it’s written by new Marvel wunderkind Matthew Rosenberg.
PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #1
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
She will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes.
Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion – the one true Jean Grey is back!
In Shops: Dec 27, 2017
To celebrate (ie, promote) the series, Marvel is also running Phoenix variant covers throughout comic books published in December as well. So expect all sorts of hosts for the Phoenix! And, for now, here’s an old Phoenix sketch by Yu from back in the day…