Marvel Entertainment and ComiXology have announced a new, original series, Avengers: Back to Basics, that will be available exclusively from the digital comics reading service. Avengers: Back to Basics will run for six issues on a bi-weekly release schedule. The series can only be purchased through ComiXology’s digital store, though it will be available to ComiXology Unlimited subscribers at no additional charge.
Avengers: Back to Basics is the latest in ComiXology’s line of original series, and not the first time the company has teamed with Marvel to create an exclusive. Other exclusive series include Black Panther: Long Live the King, The Immortal Iron Fists and Thor Vs. Hulk: Champions of the Universe. Marvel released over 10,000 titles on ComiXology last spring, all of which can be browsed under the ComiXology Unlimited program.
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Avengers: Back to Basics is written by Peter David, with art by Brian Level and Juanan Ramirez. Covers for the series are illustrated by Nick Roche and Chris O’Halloran. Avengers: Back to Basics follows a tale of Ragnarok, in which a solar eclipse heralds the arrival of a new Darkness. The Avengers must assemble if they wish to fight off the ancient evil.
Avengers: Back to Basics #1 will be available for purchase on ComiXology and Kindle (ComiXology is owned by Amazon) on March 7, 2018 for $2.99.