|colonel_green (colonel_green) wrote in scans_daily,|
@ 2009-06-06 01:22:00
|Entry tags:||char: gladiator/kallark, char: lilandra neramani, creator: andy lanning, creator: dan abnett, creator: paul pelletier, event: war of kings, publisher: marvel comics|
War of Kings #5 Preview
Plus, an Abnett and Lanning interview related to the end of War of Kings #4 (so spoilers, obviously).
The issue that just came out, of course, ended with Majestrix Lilandra Neramani being assassinated by Darkhawk (or one of them, anyway). DnA discuss this development at Newsarama.
It makes a certain amount of sense to me. The Shi'ar Empire since Claremont's original story has been in a regular cycle of Lilandra taking the throne, being deposed, and retaking the throne. Given how much DnA have shaken up the Kree and Skrull empires in the preceding stories (particularly the latter, which has more or less ceased to exist), going in a new direction with the Shi'ar (capitalized by burning the bridges with the default good ruler they've had since the 1970s) fits their pattern.
IGN has some pages from the next issue; Gladiator is taking Lilandra's death well: