The heroes of the Marvel universe have squared off quite a lot over the years on both the page and the small screen. A new sketch from legendary comic artist Jim Lee reimagines one conflict in a pretty great way.
Lee, who currently serves as Co-Publisher and CCO of DC Comics, recently shared his sketch of Captain Americaand Wolverine fighting each other. In the caption, Lee mentions that the piece is a "re-enactment" of Mike Zeck's iconic cover, which initially appeared in Captain America Annual #8.
There is a weird sort of irony to Lee posting this sketch this week, as the landmark acquisition of 20th Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company is expected to officially take place in just a matter of hours.
"This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us -- one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders," Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for The Walt Disney Company said in a recent statement. "Combining Disney's and 21st Century Fox's wealth of creative content and proven talent creates the preeminent global entertainment company, well positioned to lead in an incredibly dynamic and transformative era.”
With this deal, Marvel Studios will officially retain the rights to Fox's group of Marvel Comics characters, which includes the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and Deadpool.
"That whole Disney buying Fox deal is- none of us saw that coming, and we're amazed and
And while fans are already speculating about what way Wolverine could potentially enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there is an interesting caveat to that, as Hugh Jackman isn't expected to return in the role.1comments
“It’s interesting because for the whole 17 years I kept thinking that [Wolverine joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe] would be so
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