Marvel #1000 In Memoriam

This year marks Marvel's 80th Anniversary and along with a number of yearly celebrations, Marvel published Marvel Comics #1000. The oversized one-shot issue features stories from most current writers and artists in their library.

Along with those awesome stories, Marvel added an in-memoriam page which contains the names of the brilliant artists and writers we lost during the past decades.

Over 150 names of real-life heroes that made Marvel the name, it is today. From Stan Lee and Steve Ditko to Jack Kirby and a 150 more this names are featured in a full-page art from the "The Death of Captain Marvel" (1982) where all the heroes are gathered to pay their tributes.

Marvel Comics #1000 in memoriam

Tom King to co-write Kirby's "New Gods" Movie

Tom King, the acclaimed comic writer of "Batman" and "Mister Miracle" will be the co-writer of Kirby's "New Gods" alongside with award-winning Ava DuVernay.

The announcement came via a tweet from Ava DuVernay herself.

The "New Gods" story revolves around the intergalactic war between two planets. New Genesis, ruled by the Highfather and Apokolips ruled by Darkseid who is the ultimate DC boss and looking for the anti-life equation in order to remove free will from the universe.

The legendary Jack Kirby created the "New Gods" epic mythology in the '70s which contains a plethora of amazing characters and stories. Thankfully, Tom King is far from new to this world since he recently won an award on his acclaimed run on Kirby's Mister Miracle!

Other Tom King news this week, DC recently announced Tom King leaving the Batman franchise to run a 12 issue story around Batman and Catwoman.