Conan the Barbarian joining Earth's Mightiest Heroes isn't the only surprise Marvel Comics has in store for Savage Avengers. Comprised of the Marvel Universe's deadliest killers, the title's second issue teases an Avenger will see their life changed forever after receiving donated blood from Wolverine.
The publisher's June 2019 solicitations for Savage Avengers #2 don't reveal which Avenger Wolverine will pass his blood to, but the issue's cover does show him in the midst of a bloody battle with his teammate, Conan.
However, the solicit text only calls out Conan, Wolverine, Punisher and Voodoo as being members of the Savage Avengers. When the announcement of the Gerry Duggan and Mike Deodato series was released last month, the team roster also included Venom and Elektra. Perhaps Marvel purposely left their names out because one of them is the recipient of Logan's blood.
Since Wolverine is a mutant with an aggressive healing factor, it's possible the Avenger that receives his blood will also gain their very own healing factor. Another possibility is the blood changes their outward appearance -- you never know, we could be looking at another Marvel character with the ability to pop bone claws out of their fists.
Conan officially joined the Marvel Universe in Avengers: No Road Home #5 when the Scarlet Witch crashes into his ancient home, the distant past of the Hyborian Age.
The covers and solicitation text to June's Savage Avengers #2 can be found below:
SAVAGE AVENGERS #2
- GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO JR. (A)
- Cover by DAVID FINCH
- Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
- Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.
- Variant Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
- MARVELS 25TH TRIBUTE VARIANT COVER BY TOMM COKER
- The Hand has teamed up with the evil wizards of the Hyborian Age to summon a death god from a celestial hell.
- The only thing standing between Earth and destruction is the Savage Avengers: Conan, Wolverine, Punisher and Voodoo.
- Plus: Logan donates blood, changing one Avenger forever. And Conan discovers a dark secret squirming in a genie bottle.
- Your new favorite ongoing series is knives out in its second chapter.
- 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99