Waid will be rejoining the talented Chris Samnee as they leave Black Widow to take on the star spangled Avenger starting in Captain America #695. Waid sat down with ComicBook.com's Jim Viscardi at Comic-Con to talk about the big changes that are coming for the popular Avenger.
"It's great. I mean we get to sort of blank slate it. We all hate giving away the end of Secret Empire, but clearly, Captain America is going to come back. As anybody who's ever read a comic book knows. Captain America Steve Rogers is eventually going to come back, so we get to
The changes won't stop there either, as Cap's supporting cast and home life will get a much-needed shake-up.
"We're actually going to get away from them for just a little while. The through line basically is Cap is tired of being the comics, the Marvel Universe's biggest couch surfer. He's not really had a place of residence other than Avengers Mansion for a long long time, so sort of out in America like looking, going from town to town, city to city, sort of looking for the place to land. If I'm going to be a part of America, if I'm going to be Captain America, I need to be part of the country."
At the end of the day, Cap is a superhero, and that means punching villains in the face. Waid gave a few teases as to who that will be.
"He gets to punch the swordsman. He gets to punch...I'm still trying to work it out, still want him to punch Attuma. I don't know if we can make that happen, but yeah,
Cap's fresh start will be just one part of Marvel Legacy, which kicks off with a big first issue in September. You can find the description
Since its inception, Marvel has been delivering groundbreaking heroes and explosive stories. Now, prepare to return to the dawn of time, as Marvel introduces you to the first Avengers from 1,000,000 BC – when iconic torch-bearers such as Odin, Iron Fist, Star Brand, Ghost Rider, Phoenix, Agamotto, and Black Panther come together for the startling origin of the Marvel Universe, in MARVEL LEGACY #1!
The acclaimed team of writer Jason Aaron (Mighty Thor) and artist Esad Ribic (Secret Wars) reunite for an all-new 50-page blockbuster one-shot that will take you through time to the current Marvel Universe, showing you how it’s
Marvel: Legacy #1 hits comic stores on September 27, 2017. Captain America #695 lands in stores later this fall.