Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday's Headlines - MARVEL Cancels POWERS and UNITED STATES OF MURDER INC.
I'm kinda not surprised by this move!
Marvel Comics have cancelled the upcoming Powers #9 and United States of Murder Inc. Annual #1. In a retailer email, the publisher announced that the two delayed titles by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming are cancelled "and will not be resolicited at a later date."
While some 'exclusive' deals in the past have carved-out room for creators to continue their creator-owned work, history has shown that former Marvel exclusive writers have always moved their Icon projects elsewhere when they leave the House of Ideas - thelonggest holdout was Mark Millar, who continued at Icon four years after his exclusive ended.
The cancellation of both these titles would leave the Marvel Icon imprint dormant, with no series announced in its future.