The first issue of Marvel’s Infinity has been leaked online, weeks in advance of it’s release date of May 4th 2013.
Jonathan Hickman’s Infinity will run for six issues with issue #1 being a part of Free Comic Book Day.
The ‘Cosmic event’ will involve Thanos, The Avengers, various Marvel Heroes including The Inhumans.
The storyline focuses on Thanos and The Mad Titan who intend to take over Earth they deem vulnerable in the wake of The Avengers departure. The remaining heroes on Earth must confront Thanos and the other villans before it’s too late.
Hickman commented on The Inhumans who will have an important role in the series:
“There are huge plans for the Inhumans… They’re such great characters, and this will be a pretty good example of why.”
In wake of the leaked first issue, positive reviews have spread across the internet and pay particular attention to new villains aiding Thanos. Many have commented that the first issue is relatively short, lasting only a dozen pages.
It is expected that the following Superheroes will be involved in Marvel’s Infinity:
Medusa, Karnak, Doctor Strange, Gorgon, Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Bolt, Iron Man, Falcon, Wolverine, Ex Nihilo, Spider-Woman, Black Panther, Havok, Mr. Fantastic, Gladiator, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Sunfire, Smasher, Hulk, Sunspot, Wasp, Thor, Rogue, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch, Beast, Captain Universe, and Namor.