MARVEL COMICS UNVEILS ‘THE UNION’


THE GRAND UNVEILING OF THE UNION!

PAUL GRIST, ANDREA DI VITO, AND R.B. SILVA INTRODUCE THE NEXT GREAT SUPERHERO TEAM!

Marvel’s newest super team is here! Meet The Union, a team composed of heroes from all over the United Kingdom, in an exciting new series from writer Paul Grist (Judge Dredd, Jack Staff) and artist Andrea Di Vito (Annihilation). Union Jack along with a host of spectacular new heroes have banded together just in time to take on the galactic threat coming in Marvel’s 2020 event, Empyre, but that is only the start of this team’s epic adventures.


“40 years ago, Roger Stern and John Byrne introduced a new Union Jack into the pages of Captain America! This is the comic I’ve been waiting 40 years to write!” says Grist. “New heroes! New adventures! And a team that’s falling apart before it’s even begun!”


“I really like Medieval themes. With Britania and Kelpie, I wanted them to look like medieval warriors and I just simplified and modernized it from there,” Silva explained. “For Snakes, I thought of the visual for the Executioner. Someone the enemy will fear from just a look. And for the Choir, more of a light visual, something that can enable quick movements. On her knife, I put 3 dragon’s heads. I know on Wales’ flag they have a dragon with only one head but I thought, why not three?”


See Silva’s cover below as well as his eye-popping character designs and prepare to meet these new heroes when THE UNION #1 hits stands this May!

THE UNION #1 (OF 5) 

Written by PAUL GRIST 

Art by ANDREA DI VITO 

Cover by R.B. SILVA

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