- Advertisement -


Alex Ross’ new Fantastic Four graphic novel, publishing on Sept. 6, debuts a dramatically totally different artwork model influenced by Jack Kirby and Neal Adams.

Alex Ross is debuting a dramatically totally different artwork model for Fantastic Four: Full Circle, a brand new graphic novel starring Marvel’s First Family.

As reported completely by The Hollywood Reporter, Fantastic Four: Full Circle is the primary graphic novel Ross has written and illustrated. The story takes place shortly after 1961’s Fantastic Four #51 (by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby) and sees Marvel’s First Family grapple with a menace that takes them into the Negative Zone after an intruder invades the Baxter Builder. Ross stated he intentionally modified his distinctive, iconic artwork model to match Kirby’s work for the novel. “I needed to current a model of the Fantastic Four as near a Jack Kirby model he envisioned for the sequence as he created the characters,” he defined. “His model knowledgeable the primary 10 years of their existence and it’s the shadow all artists have been working underneath for these final 60 years.”

RELATED: Fantastic Four’s New Creative Team Is Squirrel Girl’s Ryan North and Dark Ages’ Iban Coello

Along with Kirby, Ross stated he was influenced by Neal Adams when engaged on Fantastic Four: Full Circle. “Everything you see in my work is the DNA of Neal Adams affecting my technology,” he elaborated. “Whether or not I needed to, I couldn’t not be a transmission of that affect. Neal Adams’ tackle do dynamic realism, it modified every thing in comics.”

Further preview pictures of Fantastic Four: Full Circle can be found at The Hollywood Reporter. The graphic novel is not going to be revealed by Marvel Comics; fairly, the writer is licensing out the rights to Abrams ComedianArts’ MarvelArts imprint.

Fantastic Four: Full Circle was first introduced in Dec. 2021. Solicitation data for the graphic novel reads, “It’s a wet night time in Manhattan, and never a creature is stirring apart from…Ben Grimm. When an intruder all of the sudden seems contained in the Baxter Building, the Fantastic Four—Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards), the Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards), the Human Torch (Johnny Storm), and the Thing (Ben Grimm)—discover themselves surrounded by a swarm of invading parasites. These carrion creatures composed of Negative Energy come to Earth utilizing a human host as a supply system. But for what function? And who’s behind this premature invasion? The Fantastic Four haven’t any alternative however to journey into the Negative Zone, an alien universe composed solely of anti-matter, risking not simply their very own lives however the destiny of the cosmos!”

RELATED: Marvel Gives the Fantastic Four New Costumes to Complement the New Series

“Alex and I’ve been working collectively for near 30 years, once I was an editor at DC Comics and employed him to color his very first ebook cowl again in 1993, earlier than Marvels was revealed,” Abrams ComedianArts editor Charles Kochman stated when the challenge was introduced. “In Fantastic Four: Full Circle, Alex revisits a basic Stan Lee-Jack Kirby comedian from the Nineteen Sixties and introduces the storyline for a brand new technology of readers.”

Fantastic Four: Full Circle releases Sept. 6.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.