Jim Starlin And Ron Lim Reunite For THANOS ANNUAL #1

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Fans rejoiced when it was announced that Thanos creator Jim Starlin would be tackling three stories with the Mad Titan this year for Marvel. One is the previously announced original graphic novel Thanos: The Infinity Revelation and the other two were to remain a mystery for a while. Today one of those mysteries has been revealed thanks to Marvel‘s May solicits.

Starlin will be reuniting with artist Ron Lim for a Thanos-centric annual. Starlin and Lim worked on the second part of The Infinity Gauntlet as well as a nice run on a Silver Surfer ongoing. With the cosmic side of Marvel gaining more importance in both the comic and movie world, it’s no surprise they’re trying to get some of their big guns back together for special comics. You can read the full solicit, check out the cover, and read some addition information Bleeding Cool had below. Will you be picking this one up?

thanosTHANOS ANNUAL #1
JIM STARLIN (W) • RON LIM (A)
Cover by DALE KEOWN
Variant cover by Ron Lim
Variant cover by Jim Starlin
• Jim Starlin returns to Thanos, and he’s brought INFINITY GAUNTLET artist Ron Lim with him!
• Thanos must face Mephisto, his future self, the Avengers and more!
• Learn how a devastating defeat in Thanos’ past set events into motion that will redefine the Marvel Universe in the near future!
• A prequel to the upcoming THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION original graphic novel!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

This May, experience an untold tale of the Mad Titan in the THANOS ANNUAL – written by legendary Thanos scribe Jim Starlin and drawn by Infinity Gauntlet artist Ron Lim!
Learn how a devastating defeat in Thanos’ past sets into motion cataclysmic events that cannot be undone. Facing his own demise, Thanos welcomes the afterlife – expected to be greeted by his one true love, Death. He was wrong. At the edge of his life, Thanos is greeted by the malicious Mephisto!
But Mephisto is not alone. A mysterious being waits for the Mad Titan. A mysterious being who will take him on an unparalleled journey through space and time – providing Thanos with important glimpses into his future. His greatest triumphs, and his most crushing defeats. Now, Thanos must face down Mephisto, the Avengers, and even his future self if he is to prepare for what comes next! But can he?
Events set in motion in Thanos’ past will have devastating consequences in August’s upcoming Thanos: The Infinity Revelation original graphic novel! Don’t miss one minute of the action as the legendary team that brought you Infinity Gauntlet re-teams for the THANOS ANNUAL this May!
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