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, searching for vengeance for the loss of life of Marc Spector. The final two years of Moon Knight’s profession have been a few of the most turbulent, and can quickly culminate with the loss of life 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 subject’s cowl by David Finch, shared under. Jed MacKay and Alessandro Cappuccio, the inventive crew behind the present Moon Knight ongoing, will reunite for Vengeance. Choosing up the place the earlier guide 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 relies on armor worn by historic Egyptians; they may even sport brand-new weapons, akin to an ax.
A New Moon Knight is Rising
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 worked up in regards to the challenge, saying this new run will “maintain a number of surprises” for followers. He additionally praised his working relationship with editor Tom Brevoort.
Jed MacKay and Alessandro Cappuccio Are Redefining Moon Knight
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 solid. Fulfilling his mandate of defending vacationers at evening, 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 turn into one among Marc’s biggest allies, in addition to Reese, Moon Knight’s vampire secretary. The inventive crew 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 loss of life–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 selection of weapons—two battle-axes—is price noting as effectively. When taken collectively it creates a portrait of a more moderen, extra lethal model of Moon Knight, who’s searching for vengeance within the wake of Marc Spector’s loss of life.
Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1 is on sale January 3 from Marvel Comics!