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Published March 5, 2021

Beta Ray Bill Fights Fin Fang Foom in His Newest Solo Series

Hear from the series' writer Daniel Warren Johnson about telling the story of one of his favorite Marvel characters!

Marvel's most famous Korbinite Beta Ray Bill has fought his share of epic battles -- but has he ever faced the likes of Knull, god of the symbiotes? In BETA RAY BILL #1, on sale Wednesday, March 31, Bill comes face to face with none other than Fin Fang Foom. But it's not your everyday battle against the legendary Marvel dragon -- he's been Knullified!

Have a look inside BETA RAY BILL #1, written and drawn by Daniel Warren Johnson with Mike Spicer on colors:

Beta Ray Bill #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1

In an interview with Syfy, Johnson shared what it was like to create a comic based on one of his favorite Marvel characters:

"I remember seeing Walt [Simonson]'s famous THOR cover of Bill breaking the logo in an Art of Marvel book back when I was growing up, and ever since then, the intense character visuals always stuck with me. I fell even more in love with Bill when I got my hands on the Thor Artist Edition, where he came to life in new ways. Seeing the raw lines of Simonson making this new character on the page was inspirational. I also love how Beta Ray is a character that is defined by failure, and is trying to always prove his worthiness, even when it's not required of him. He's the perfect underdog."

FROM THE PAGES OF DONNY CATES’ THOR AND SPINNING OUT OF THE EVENTS OF KING IN BLACK!

The second-most famous wielder of Mjolnir. The right-hand man to the god of Thunder. And now, a warrior without his best weapon. Beta Ray Bill is tired of playing second fiddle to Thor – and with Bill’s famous hammer, Stormbreaker, recently destroyed at the new All-Father’s hands, tensions are higher than ever. The Korbinite must strike out in search of a new weapon… and a new destiny. Assuming he can first defeat a Knullified Fin Fang Foom! Writer/artist Daniel Warren Johnson (Extremity, Murder Falcon) and colorist Mike Spicer take Beta Ray Bill on a journey beyond the shadow of a god!

Plus: This oversize first issue contains an exclusive conversation between Johnson and Beta Ray Bill’s creator, the legendary Walter Simonson!

BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1
BETA RAY BILL (2021) #1

BETA RAY BILL #1, written and drawn by Daniel Warren Johnson with Mike Spicer on colors, goes on sale Wednesday, March 31! Pre-order your copy today online or at your local comic shop!

 

Beta Ray Bill

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