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Big Stories are in the Future for Marvel’s All-New All-Different Avengers

Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid has spoken to Comic Book Resources about the All-New All-Different Avengers and what we can expect in October. When asked about the three youngest members of the new team (Ms. Marvel, Nova, and the Spider-Man formerly from the Ultimate Universe) Waid said:

That they bring a whole new perspective to the idea of being an Avenger. They’re not naive or star-struck (well, Kamala a little, maybe), but it’s still a huge deal for them to be recruited as Avengers.

Thor, Captain America and Iron Man will be in the new team, but it’s not clear how similar they will be to when they’ve been in Avengers teams before.

Honestly, I don’t know that hardly anyone plays a role similar to his or her past one. Not even Tony [Stark], who (for reasons we’ll see in “Invincible Iron Man”) is no longer in a position to fund the team.

Thor will still be the heaviest hitter, sure, and Vision will still be the Eternal Voice of Dispassionate Reason — but Sam [Wilson] having the role of Captain America means he’s called upon to be a moral center at a time when his own upbringing steers him towards being a little less-considered than Steve Rogers was, for instance.

In October, when #1 is released, the team aren’t assembled. Waid spoke how bad things will get on “The Day Unlike Any Other” that will lead to the group’s formation.

Pretty rough. Warbringer — a Chitauri “big boss” who put Earth on his radar in recent issues of “Nova” — has come to our planet to wring some retribution for his defeat.

He’s a smart, smart invader, though — he’s less about posturing through force and more about using the natural weaknesses of a sometimes fearful human race to his advantage.

That doesn’t mean there won’t be bombastic fights — but not all is as it seems.”

Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different Avengers” #1 will launch in October.