Marvel confirmed Monday afternoon that current Deadpool co-writer Gerry Duggan will fly solo on Nova, the publisher's space opera comic starring Sam Alexander, a fifteen-year-old member of the intergalactic police force known as the Nova Corps. Artist Paco Medina will remain with the title, which welcomes Duggan in the form of a backup for issue #10 -- which will be renumbered as Nova #100, marking the one-hundredth issue of Nova since the original series' launched in 1976.
As we discussed in a recent piece on Barbara Gordon, the mobility-impaired hero known as Oracle, the representation of disabled persons is an often overlooked component of fiction not just because it's important for readers in wheelchairs or in any number of situations see themselves depicted respectfully in the media, but also because it's important for people who don't live under such conditions to be mindful of the diversity of our society. Along those lines, the Marvel Comics superhero Daredevil serves an important funct
Even though Marvel's officially been a part of Disney for just over a month now, the merger's true potential hasn't quite started to manifest in obvious ways. So while the idea of Mickey Mouse in a Deadpool uniform may make fans balk, there is at least one decent idea floating around that could please fans from both ends of the Disney/Marvel spectrum: The return of Condorman at the hands of Spider-Man editor Stephen Wacker