Marvel Preview: The King In Black Rises From The Depths In ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5

With hype building for the much anticipated King In Black event due out this December, Marvel Comics has decided to give readers a dark taste of what’s to come. In the upcoming ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5, available through retailers in December, the King In Black will emerge during the final battle between “the Atlanteans, the Sirenas, and the interdimensional Pan.”

Written by Greg Pak, Marvel describes the King’s arrival as a “shroud” over the Marvel Universe. “And when the dust of one war settles, a new enemy will emerge from the depths…” You can check out the cover for ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5 and read the full Marvel press release below.

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New York, NY— September 9, 2020 — Writer Greg Pak and artist Ario Anindio bring the war between the Agents of Atlas and the armies of Atlantis to a startling conclusion this December in ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5. With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, all will be revealed in this titanic tale of love and betrayal featuring Namor, Shang-Chi, Silk, Wave, and more. And when the dust of one war settles, a new enemy will emerge from the depths…

“It blows my mind that we’re now capping off our third big miniseries for the new Agents of Atlas,” Pak said. “Huge thanks to all the readers and retailers who have made this all possible with their huge support for this team. We’re pulling out all the stops with huge payoffs and turning points for key characters—dontcha dare miss it!”

Amidst this epic clash between the Atlanteans, the Sirenas, and the interdimensional Pan will be a tantalizing tease of Marvel’s upcoming event, KING IN BLACK. Knull, the God of the Symbiotes, has arrived to forever shroud the Marvel Universe in his unflinching darkness. Check out the brand-new main cover by acclaimed artist Carlo Pagulayan (Incredible Hulk) and don’t miss this surprising chapter in Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s monumental Venom event when ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5 hits stands this December!


Written by GREG PAK



Atlantis Attacks #5, PAGULAYAN cover

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