Wolverine and Sabretooth Go to Battle in Upcoming Marvel Epic

Wolverine and Sabretooth have one of many deadliest rivalries within the historical past of Marvel Comics, and, in January 2024, their feud goes to succeed in new heights.

Described by Marvel as a “ten-part epic”, Sabretooth Battle will begin in Benjamin Percy’s Wolverine #41. The business big claimed in a press launch “It’s lastly time for Percy to pit Wolverine towards his biggest foe!” And, the critically acclaimed comedian ebook creator won’t be conquering this enterprise on his personal. The writer said, “Becoming a member of him for the event shall be award-winning writer of The Changeling and The Satan in Silver and the author behind Sabretooth’s personal journey the previous few years, Victor LaValle. They’ll be teaming up with two of the business’s hottest artists, Cory Smith and Geoff Shaw, to ship the definitive Wolverine and Sabretooth story.”

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WOLVERINE #41 – Half 1 of “Sabretooth Battle”

  • Artwork by CORY SMITH & GEOFF SHAW
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WOLVERINE #42 – Half 2 of “Sabretooth Battle”

  • Penciled by CORY SMITH
  • On Sale 1/31

Happening proper in the course of the Fall of X occasion, readers will be capable to be taught extra about each characters’ statuses throughout certainly one of Marvel’s darkest eras. The writer promised that not solely will followers be taught extra in regards to the feud between Wolverine and Sabretooth however they may also expertise a deadly conflict with many causalities.

Percy additional elaborated on what followers can count on from the Sabretooth War. “Sabretooth is the definition of massive unhealthy — one of many nastiest, cruelest, scariest villains within the 616 and Wolverine’s biggest nemesis,” mentioned the writer. “Which is strictly why we have not allowed their tales to intersect — throughout this age of Krakoa — till now. The strain has constructed up painfully, and now these two savage titans are going to claw and slash their approach into one another’s lives once more in what would be the most violent Wolverine story in Marvel historical past,” he added.

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Co-writer LaValle expressed his pleasure for the challenge. “I’m geeked I get to proceed the story of Sabretooth that I started in that first mini-series again in 2021,” he mentioned. LaValle continued, “Much more thrilled to inform it in tandem with my pal Ben Percy, who is aware of how you can thrill and terrify with the most effective of them. We plan to make this a visceral story of two lifelong enemies coming to their most violent ends and I’m excited to get the blood flowing.”

Percy is thrilled to be working with LaValle who he known as his pal. He excitedly said, “His novels are virtuosic and deeply felt and scary as hell. He is a horror head and a large comics nerd, and his work on Sabretooth has been sensible. It is such a pleasure and an honor to affix forces with him on this occasion.”

Percy additionally conveyed his emotions about collaborating with the artists. He mentioned “I labored with Geoff Shaw on the Ghost Rider/Wolverine: Weapons of Vengeance crossover. And I have been working with Cory Smith on Ghost Rider. They’re precisely fitted to this challenge with their heavy shadows and tough texturing and fearlessness. We promise to carry nothing again.”

Supply: Marvel Comics