ComicsBullpen Bulletins: Jed MacKay on 'Avengers Mech Strike,' 'Black Cat,' and More
The mighty Marvel Bullpen Bulletins are back, True Believers! First up: an interview with Jed MacKay!
Comics'Avengers Mech Strike' #1 Has the Avengers in a Massive New Fight
To fight one of their biggest foes, they'll need their biggest defense!
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A colossal threat requires a colossal solution. Armor up for AVENGERS MECH STRIKE #1, on sale February 2021!
JED MacKAY has written dozens of stories for Marvel over the past decade, including the critically acclaimed MAN WITHOUT FEAR miniseries. Currently, Jed pens the adventures of everyone's favorite felonious feline, the BLACK CAT and is gearing up to debut AVENGERS MECH STRIKE!
• Was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia
• Favorite Canadian Marvel character: Puck
• Favorite Non-Canadian Marvel character: Black Cat
• Favorite film: Repo Man
• Favorite Marvel story: The Roy Thomas/Barry Windsor-Smith Conan run
• First Marvel story written: Disco Highway, in X-MEN: TO SERVE & PROTECT #4
• Greatest Marvel accomplishment: Somehow getting Ulysses Bloodstone into three comics in one year
• Newest hobby: Painting horrible tiny plastic men (and then playing games with them and losing every time)
• Greatest fear: Ed Brisson
"Carlos Magno is not afraid of scale. We're talking about the Avengers, here - huge battles, huge threats, huge characters, huge robots. I've been trying to channel that idea in my scripts, and in pretty much every case, Carlos takes those ideas, those images and set pieces and makes them bigger."