Marvel Comics’ previously announced story arc, The Death of Doctor Strange will kick off this September and today, Marvel has revealed the cover art for issue #3. Additionally, their teasing two new one-shots featuring Spider-Man and White Fox that will tie-in to the overall series.

The Wyrd, The Crawling and The Crown cover by Kaare Andrews

The Wyrd, The Crawling and The Crown cover by Kaare Andrews

What’s Happening:

  • The Marvel Universe will be the target of new and fascinating mystical threats when the Sorcerer Supreme falls in The Death Of Doctor Strange.
  • The upcoming limited series launches this September and will present the final saga of Stephen Strange.
  • Written by Jed MacKay with art by Lee Garbett, Death Of Doctor Strange explores the dangerous repercussions his death will unleash on the world he so fiercely guarded.
  • With no Sorcerer Supreme, Earth is left entirely defenseless. and fans can get their first glimpse at a new team of villains that will take advantage of this new status quo on the cover of November’s Death Of Doctor Strange #3: The Three Mothers!

Meet the Villains:

  • Designed by series artist Lee Garbett, this deadly trio are unlike any the Marvel Universe has encountered before:
    • The Wyrd, an alien mage-priestess
    • The Crown, a powerful warrior-queen
    • The Crawling, a monstress composed of acid-mouthed worms
  • Will they be the Marvel Universe’s undoing? And were they the ones who killed Stephen Strange?

More Death of Doctor Strange:

  • In addition to the introduction of new threats, Marvel has also revealed upcoming companion and one-shot titles that tie into Death of Doctor Strange.
  • These new stories will debut this fall with the one-shots coming in November.

About the Doctor Strange One-Shots:

  • Death Of Doctor Strange: Spider-Man #1: Written by Jed MacKay with art by Marcelo Ferreira, Death Of Doctor Strange: Spider-Man #1 will reveal that Doctor Strange had a last request for Spider-Man in case of his death, but will current Spider-Man Ben Reilly be up to the task? And is Black Cat tagging along to keep an eye on Ben or to sabotage him?
  • Death Of Doctor Strange: White Fox #1: Writer Alyssa Wong will team up with artist Andie Tong in Death Of Doctor Strange: White Fox #1 which will see Ami Han, the last of the mystical shape-shifting Kumiho, tested like never before. In the wake of Doctor Strange’s death, a mysterious threat with dark ties to White Fox’s origin will surface to reveal shocking secrets about White Fox’s origin and change her future forever. This startling one-shot will also guest star Sword Master and Tiger Division and will lay the groundwork for exciting upcoming stories starring these heroes.

Comic Release Dates:

Mark your calendars so you don’t miss any of the action of Death of Doctor Strange!

On Sale September 22

Death Of Doctor Strange #1

  • Written by Jed Mackay
  • Art by Lee Garbett
  • Cover by Kaare Andrews

On Sale October 20

Death Of Doctor Strange #2

  • Written by Jed Mackay
  • Art by Lee Garbett
  • Cover by Kaare Andrews

On Sale October 27

Death Of Doctor Strange: Avengers #1

  • Written by Alex Paknadel
  • Art by Ryan Bodenheim
  • Cover by Steve Skroce

Strange Academy Presents: Death Of Doctor Strange #1

  • Written by Skottie  Young
  • Art by Mike Del Mundo
  • Cover by Humberto Ramos

On Sale November 17th

Death Of Doctor Strange #3 

  • Written by Jed Mackay
  • Art by Lee Garbett
  • Cover by Kaare Andrews

 Death Of Doctor Strange: Spider-Man #1

  • Written by Jed Mackay
  • Art by Marcelo Ferreira
  • Cover by Greg Land

On Sale November 24th

Death Of Doctor Strange: White Fox #1

  • Written by Alyssa Wong
  • Art by Andie Tong
  • Cover by R1c0
  • Variant Cover by Peach Momoko