One of the most unabashedly irreverent and wacky characters recently created for the Marvel Universe is Gwenpool, and readers will get the chance to learn her true origin story this December.
Marvel Comics released advance solicitation information for its titles on sale this December, including Gwenpool Strikes Back #5. The final issue of the miniseries finds the character going on a meta-textual rampage through the Marvel Universe, creating havoc for any superhero she crosses paths with. The upcoming issue hints that Gwen's antics are tied to the truth behind her origins and place in the universe. The solicit info and photo cover with cosplayer Elena Strikes are below:
GWENPOOL STRIKES BACK #5 (of 5)
- LEAH WILLIAMS (W)
- DAVID BALDEÓN (A)
- Cover by JUDITH STEPHENS & ELENA STRIKES
- GWENPOOL GOES HOME?!
- As Gwen’s mad rampage comes to a close we learn the real truth about her origins! Is this Gwen’s greatest retcon yet? Will she go big or will she go home? Find out… once and for all!
- 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
Created by Chris Bachalo, Christopher Hastings, Heather Antos and Jordan D. White in 2015, Gwendolyn Poole is fan of Marvel Comics who found herself teleported into the comic book universe that she grew up reading. Using her vast knowledge of the characters and nature of the medium, Gwen took on the persona of Gwenpool as she stirred mayhem across the Marvel Universe.
Leah Williams and David Baldeón's Gwenpool Strikes Back #5 is scheduled to go on sale this December from Marvel Comics.