Die Rückkehr von Marvel 2099?

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Im Jahr 1992 startete Marvel Comics einen neuen Imprint mit dem Titel Marvel 2099. Dieser spielte in einer futuristischen Zukunft und zeigte uns unterschiedliche Zukunfts-Versionen von bekannten Helden, Schurken und Gruppen. Allen voran Spider-Man 2099 Miguel O´Hara und die X-Men 2099 erlangte große Popularität. Im Jahr 1998 endete das Projekt Marvel 2099 zunächst, viele Helden dieser alternativen Zukunft hatte indes innerhalb der letzten 30 Jahren oftmals weitere Auftritte in laufenden Serien. Nun kündigte Marvel in seiner Vorschau für die Neuerscheinungen im November diesen Jahres eine Rückkehr in die Marvel Zukunft Marvel 2099 in Form eines Crossovers an. Um was es genau geht und wie es dazu kommt erfahren wir in der US-Ausgaben Amazing Spider-Man #33. Folgende Titel nannte Marvel in seiner dazugehörigen Checkliste:

MARVEL 2099 CHECKLIST

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33
2099 ALPHA #1
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #34
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #35
2099 OMEGA #1

2099 TIE-INS

FANTASTIC FOUR 2099 #1
PUNISHER 2099 #1
CONAN 2099 #1
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1
GHOST RIDER 2099 #1
DOOM 2099 #1
VENOM 2099 #1

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33 & #34
NICK SPENCER (W) • PAT GLEASON (A/C)

ISSUE #33 –
• Miguel O’Hara’s mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
• As for OUR time’s Spider-Man, he’s got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!

ISSUE #34 –
• Spider-Man 2099’s present is our crumbling future.
• But what chance do we have relying only on Peter Parker, Miguel O’Hara and… Victor Von Doom?!
• That’s right, Doctor Doom guest stars in the Mighty Marvel Manner, but what villain is so heinous that Doom and Spidey are on the same side?!

2099 ALPHA #1
NICK SPENCER (W) • VIKTOR BOGDONOVIC (A) • Cover by PAT GLEASON

80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL! Events of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been leading to this for months. Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever. This is not a drill!

CONAN 2099 #1
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • ROGÊ ANTÔNIO (A)

EONS FROM HOME, THE BARBARIAN BATTLES THE CIVILIZATION OF 2099!
In the far flung future of 2099, will barbarism finally triumph over an endangered civilization? When CONAN THE BARBARIAN entered the Marvel Universe with the SAVAGE AVENGERS, he stayed to conquer and claim his kingship in modern times. Now cursed by a mystic to live beyond his years, when Conan’s new kingdom is threatened, he swings his blade once more! But as the calamity in 2099 bears down on his secluded realm, will the future shock unseat the barbarian king? An unforgettable chapter unlike anything you’ve ever seen in the saga of Conan!

PUNISHER 2099 #1
Lonnie Nadler & Zac Thompson (W) • Matt Horak (A) Cover by Patch Zircher

The future has arrived, but world peace certainly hasn’t! In fact, with the streets of Nueva York more crime-ridden than ever, who will rise up to defend the vulnerable population from the corruption? Looks like it’s up to Punisher 2099 to clean up the block – the only question is, who’s behind the mask?

FANTASTIC FOUR 2099 #1
Karla Pacheco (W) • Steven Cummings (A) • Cover by Toni Infante

The future belongs to Doom!
Heroes may be no more, but the legacy of Earth’s greatest family lives on against impossible odds. But as this new quartet of champions takes on the mantle, what does it mean to be called Fantastic Four in a future ruled by Doom?