In a very surprising move Marvel has cancelled the first issue of Thanos: Son Of Titan that was supposed to be hitting shelves in October. This is especially surprising due to the amount of media coverage the character is getting as well as the amount of fans looking for Thanos filled comics. The sudden surge appeared after the character made his movie appearance in this years The Avengers in a mid-credit scene. he following appeared in Thursday’s “Marvel Mailer” update to retailers:
“*THANOS SON OF TITAN #1 (OF 5) & VAR (AUG120580-1, $2.99, FOC 09/24/12) has been cancelled.”
Thanos: Son of Titan, was set to tell the origin of the Marvel villain in a story by writer Joe Keatinge and artist Richard Elso, has received quite a bit of press even receiving an article in USA Today earlier this month. So, why the sudden cancellation? No official word on that as of yet. Perhaps it could just be a delay. We will be sure to keep you informed.