POW! Entertainment’s Stan Lee [The Fantastic Four, The Avengers, The X-Men] has come up with three new superhero titles for BOOM! Studios [Farscape, Irredeemable, several exclusive Disney titles].
Details follow the jump.
SOLDIER ZERO, written by Doctor Who and Action Comics scribe Paul Cornell with art by Superman artist Javier Pina, tells the story of a wheelchair-bound astronomy teacher who finds himself in a freak accident that bonds him with an alien weapon of war. Premieres in October.
THE TRAVELER, written by Eisner Award-nominee and BOOM! Studios Chief Creative Officer Mark Waid with art by Amazing Spider-Man artist Chad Hardin, features a mysterious new superhero with time-traveling powers battling the Split-Second Men, super-powered assassins from the future. Premieres in November.
STARBORN, written by iZOMBIE’s Chris Roberson with art by The X-Men’s Khary Randolph, tells the story of a regular guy who discovers he’s the heir to an intergalactic empire, putting him the center of a war between five alien races. Premieres in December.
At a Comic-Con International press conference, Stan Lee revealed the character designs for all three characters and the covers for October’s Soldier Zero by Trevor Hairsine and Dave Johnson.
Soldier Zero #1 will also be shipping with a special cover signed by Stan Lee. Fans will need to contact their local comic book shop for more information on how to acquire this limited edition item.