Legendary artist John Romita Jr. is making his return to Marvel Comics this summer.
The acclaimed artist makes his return to the House of Ideas this July. In celebration, Marvel shared a new piece of Romita Jr.’s art featuring the heroes of the Marvel Universe. The teaser art features heroes such as Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, along with Monica Rambeau in her Spectrum uniform, Shang-Chi, Miles Morales and Star-Lord. In a statement, Romita Jr. noted that he was working on a new Marvel project and expressed his excitement to be working at the publisher once more.
“I have been very fortunate more than a few times in my life, and now I can add this latest event to that list. I have returned to Marvel, the company that I started my career in, and I couldn’t be more thrilled!” Romita said. “I am literally, at this very moment, working on my next big Marvel project, and it’s a blast!!! I am JUST as excited as I was when I first started, and I will do my best to let the work show that again. I hope fans will see that too!”
Romita Jr. rose to fame when he took over art duties from his father John Romita Sr. on Amazing Spider-Man. He has collaborated with Neil Gaiman on Eternals and Mark Millar on the Wolverine: Enemy of the State storyline, among other Marvel titles. Romita Jr.’s most recent work was at DC, where he had a seven-year run illustrating multiple titles including Superman: Year One and Action Comics.
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