'Yondu' #1 Is Going to Be a "Neo-Western Romp" Through the Cosmos
Writers Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson promise a "crime comedy of errors where nothing ever goes right ol' Yondu."
One of the most dastardly dudes in the Marvel Universe is getting his own limited series! Yondu, the lone Ravager and all-around scoundrel, stumbles upon a dangerous new weapon that might be a bit more than he bargained for! Written by Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson with art by John McCrea and colors by Mike Spicer, YONDU #1 hits comic shops on Wednesday, November 6! In case you need any convincing to place your pre-orders now, here's some preview art from the first issue:
Lonnie Nadler provided a few more details about what fans can expect in YONDU #1:
"Yondu offers a unique opportunity to create a kind of story that you're not getting in other Marvel titles at the moment, and we wanted to take full advantage of that. His character operates in a fundamentally different place from 99 percent of the heroes and villains in that his life is played out in the slums of the universe, places most others wouldn't dare go. In this sense, readers will experience a world they've loved for decades through a new, gritty, grotesque, and comedic lens. We set out early on to make sure this is the kind of crime comedy of errors where nothing ever goes right ol' Yondu, and the result is an insane concoction that's equal parts Breaking Bad, Lethal Weapon and No Country For Old Men."
Zac Thompson described the series as a whole, and how he and the rest of the YONDU creative team plan to tell Yondu's story:
"YONDU is a neo-Western romp through the underbelly of Marvel's cosmic universe. The book is about an outcast who sees the Marvel Universe as his for the taking -- the only thing is he's a scumbag, a cheat, and a criminal so livin' ain't easy for him. We're giving readers a unique insight into his perspective unlike they've ever seen. We see the crusty inner-life of Yondu Udonta and hear his gross inner-thoughts for the first time and surprise, it's not a pretty sight. Lonnie and I are teaming with one of our favorite artists John McCrea and the incredible colorist Mike Spicer to create a comedic book about what happens when Yondu gets in over his head, is wanted by the entire Marvel Universe, and the one person that can save him: Yondu."
If you're ready for a rollicking romp with one of the snarliest scoundrels in the Marvel Universe, get ready for YONDU!
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