PR: Marvel and MTV Announce Marvel NOW! - Behind The ReEvolution Video Series
Marvel & MTV Announce Marvel NOW!: Behind The ReEvolution Video Series
In-Depth Online Documentary Explores The Biggest Comic Event of the Year
New York, NY—October 15, 2012—Get ready for a behind the scenes look at making comics like never before as Marvel and MTV Geek have once again joined forces to produce Marvel NOW!: Behind The ReEvolution! This all-new video series going behind the scenes of the year’s most anticipated comic book event grants fans unprecedented access into the Marvel offices, creative retreats, key planning meetings and creator studios! This new documentary from MTV Geek shows just how NOW! was developed by the brightest minds in comics. Each episode will debut exclusively on MTV.com beginning October 10.
“This going to be the ultimate jumping in point for anyone interested in comics and a nice peek behind the curtain for the long-term fans,” said Axel Alonso, Editor In Chief, Marvel Comics. “If you’ve ever wanted to be a fly on the wall at one of our top secret meetings—the spirited debates that lead to our best and biggest stories—this is your chance to get an inside look at the future of Marvel. It’s called Marvel NOW! for a reason.”
Kicking off in October, Marvel NOW! unites the top talent in the comic industry—including Rick Remender, John Cassaday, Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen, Jonathan Hickman, Jerome Opena & so many more—for the biggest stories of the year. In the fallout of Avengers Vs. X-Men, watch the Marvel Universe rebuild itself in a way no one will ever forget!
“Through Avengers vs. X-Men: War Journals MTV Geek gave fans a groundbreaking inside look at Marvel,” said MTV Digital Executive Producer Tom Akel. “Marvel is upping the ante with a shakeup of both the talent and the Marvel Universe and we’ll have to capture that creative energy.”
This October, fans get a unique look at the Marvel NOW! Initiative and all the great new series in Marvel NOW!: Behind the ReEvolution at http://marvelnow.mtv.com. And on October 10th make sure to pick up your copy of Uncanny Avengers, in comic shops and on the Marvel Comics app.
UNCANNY AVENGERS #1 (AUG120550)
Written by RICK REMENDER
Art and Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
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