Marvel has announced Darkhold Alpha, a new mystical Marvel saga centered around Scarlet Witch and Doctor Doom, will have a series of one-shots centering on various heroes coming soon.

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What’s Happening:

  • Marvel has announced a new saga bringing together Scarlet Witch and Doctor Doom as they prevent the recently resurfaced Darkhold text from unleashing chaos in the Marvel Universe in Darkhold: Alpha #1 which will be released on September 22, 2021.
  • The series will be told through a series of one-shots centering on a different hero recruited to combat the Darkhold’s effects.
  • Two of these will be released this October in Darkhold: Iron Man #1 and Darkhold: Blade #1.
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More on Darkhold: Iron Man:

  • “Called forth to face the dread god Chthon, Iron Man reads from the ancient ill-fated text known as the Darkhold…and it changes the course of his entire life. The armor that has saved him countless times is about to become a prison — one whose only escape is a fate worse than death.”
  • Darkhold: Iron Man comes from writer Ryan North and artist Guillermo Sanna.
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More on Darkhold: Blade:

  • “After reading from the cursed Darkhold, Blade attempts to enter Chthon’s dimension and stop the ancient god from destroying the Multiverse. But reading the book has changed all their lives and histories…and for Blade, the consequences are far-reaching. Vampires rule the world, and he rules over them all. But there are some heroes left—and Blade is not as omniscient as he thinks.”
  • Darkhold: Blade comes from writer Daniel Kibblesmith and artist Federico Sabbatini.

The saga begins with Darkhold: Alpha #1 coming out on September 22, 2021, followed by Darkhold: Iron Man and Darkhold: Blade in October.

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