Black Panther, Captain America, and more become the Phoenix in new Marvel variants!

Marvel comes up with a new teaser this week of the next huge Avengers story ‘Enter the Phoenix’. The publisher is also looking forward to celebrating the legacy of the Phoenix Force- the cosmic entity of rebirth and destruction which seems to have a long history with Jean Grey of the X-Men. This has a series with various covers that depict the popular Marvel heroes. These heroes are the new hosts of the Force.


Phoenix is considered to be one of the most powerful characters. He is tied to the death and rebirth of the worlds, star systems, and the planes of reality. And this time, it is returning to Earth.  He will be returning to Jason Aaron’s Avengers run in December. In 1,000,000 BC Aaron first introduced a new Host.


The artists are- Declan Shalvey, Salvador Larroca, Frank D’Armata, Kris Anka, Aaron Kuder, Aaron Kuder, and Taurin Clarke.


Here is the list of the variants who feature the noted characters along with the artists:

  • Doctor Doom #9: Doctor Doom – Artist: Declan Shalvey
  • Captain America #25: Captain America – Artists: Salvador Larroca and Frank D’Armata
  • Fantastic Four #26: Namor- Artist: Kris Anka
  • Avengers #38: Black Panther- Artists: Aaron Kuder and Matthew Wilson
  • Immortal Hulk #40: She-Hulk- Artist: Taurin Clarke

Here is the complete press release:


“I AM PHOENIX!” Those immortal words will take on new life this December when Jason Aaron and Javier Garron’s next great Avengers epic, “ENTER THE PHOENIX,” begins. To anticipate the return of the cosmic chaos-bringer, your favorite Marvel characters will be reborn as Phoenix hosts this November in astonishing variant covers by some of the industry’s top artists including Salvador Larroca, Kris Anka, and Aaron Kuder. Captain America, Black Panther, and She-Hulk are no longer the heroes you knew as they bond with the Phoenix Force to spread rebirthor destructionthroughout the Marvel Universe. In the end, only one will be chosen to wield this terrifying and great power when the Phoenix Force chooses a new host. Find out more when “ENTER THE PHOENIX” begins this December but in the meantime, check out the Phoenix Variant covers listed below and keep your eyes peeled for more coming your way in November!”

As it has been confirmed that Black Panther, Captain America, and She-Hulk are going to be the Hosts. It is quite right to assume that Sub-Mariner and Doctor Doom are going to play a considerable role in the story too.

Enter the Phoenix will be out for sale in December.


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