Warning: Comprises potential spoilers for Moon Knight and Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1!A brand new Moon Knight will quickly rise within the Marvel Universe, looking for vengeance for the dying of Marc Spector. The final two years of Moon Knight’s profession have been among the most turbulent, and can quickly culminate with the dying of present Moon Knight Marc Spector. Don’t rely Moon Knight out but although–a brand new Fist of Khonshu arrives in a particular first have a look at Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1.
Marvel revealed extra details about Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 on its web site, together with a sophisticated have a look at the primary difficulty’s cowl by David Finch, shared beneath. Jed MacKay and Alessandro Cappuccio, the inventive workforce behind the present Moon Knight ongoing, will reunite for Vengeance. Selecting up the place the earlier e book ends, Vengeance of Moon Knight will see Spector’s Midnight Mission struggling to remain afloat in his absence. Whereas the Mission tries to hold on, a brand new Fist of Khonshu stalks the streets–however who’s it? Whereas Marvel has remained mum, it did describe the brand new Moon Knight as having an “unquenchable thirst for battle.” Marvel additionally referred to the brand new Fist of Khonshu as a “deadlier Lunar Legionnaire for the darkish occasions forward.” This new Moon Knight will sport an all-black armor, which Cappuccio defined is predicated on armor worn by historic Egyptians; they can even sport brand-new weapons, reminiscent of an ax.
MacKay was quoted by Marvel as saying he’s “thrilled” to convey readers this subsequent chapter in Moon Knight’s life. MacKay promised that regardless of Moon Knight’s demise, there are nonetheless loads of tales left within the character. Likewise, Cappuccio is happy concerning the challenge, saying this new run will “maintain a number of surprises” for followers. He additionally praised his working relationship with editor Tom Brevoort.
Two years in the past, author Jed MacKay and artist Alessandro Cappuccio helped usher Moon Knight into a brand new period, giving Marc Spector a brand new mission and supporting forged. Fulfilling his mandate of defending vacationers at night time, Moon Knight opened the Midnight Mission in New York Metropolis. MacKay and Cappuccio have additionally launched Hunter’s Moon, one other, extra zealous Fist of Khonshu who has grow to be one in all Marc’s best allies, in addition to Reese, Moon Knight’s vampire secretary. The inventive workforce has additionally revitalized traditional foes such because the Black Spectre and renewed Moon Knight’s rivalry with the Werewolf by Night time. Their epic work on the character enters a brand new part with Moon Knight’s dying–however now Marvel has made it clear that is solely the start.
As seen from the superior artwork, this new Moon Knight is much faraway from their predecessor. This new Fist of Khonshu has traded within the trademark all-white uniform for black; Moon Knight’s white get-up was an integral a part of his gimmick–so what does this new, all-black outfit imply? The brand new Moon Knight’s alternative of weapons—two battle-axes—is value noting as properly. When taken collectively it creates a portrait of a more recent, extra lethal model of Moon Knight, who’s looking for vengeance within the wake of Marc Spector’s dying.
Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 is on sale January 3 from Marvel Comics!