April 5, 2011

Bucky Joins Captain America

As reported yesterday, Captain America gets a new number one in July, meanwhile his regular series becomes Captain America and Bucky. The series will be written by Ed Brubaker and Marc Andreyko with pencils by Chris Samnee. From Marvel's website...

“What was Cap like in the early days, before WWII started? This is a question I've wanted to explore for years. And of course, the whole series ties directly into what's going on in CAPTAIN AMERICA and Fear Itself, and sets up future plans for [CLASSIFIED],” said Brubaker. "Getting to work with Marc and Chris, of course, is the cherry on top, since they're both doing brilliant work here."

As Bleeding Cool points out, it's amazing how Cap and Batman have been mirroring each other the last couple of years. However, this sounds more like a Bucky series and Cap will be around since he was a part of Bucky's life. We'll see how this goes...