Hot off the heels from D23’s announcement of a Moon Knight series coming to Disney+, Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski has announced that the character would be returning to comics this December. The details of Marc Spector’s return are slim-to-none but it looks like the E-I-C already has a creative team in mind, given the release window. For the sake of readers, here is hoping that the run is half as good as Jeff Lemiere’s.
Cebulski teased that the character would be making his return in an “awesome and unexpected way,” which is intriguing. Spector has been explored in a variety of ways in recent years, though anyone who has gotten their hands on him has given us excellent stuff. The character is now associated with high-quality stories so there is a lot of pressure on the next creative team.
In an instance of "Hey, that worked out nicely!", the Black Knight and his Ebony Blade will be playing a big role in Marvel comics in 2020, starting with his return in Punisher Kill Krew #3 this October! And Moon Knight comes back in an awesome and unexpected way this December!! https://t.co/IY1wnQ3PVm— C.B. Cebulski (@CBCebulski) August 29, 2019
While he currently doesn’t have an ongoing series, September will have Moon Knight Annual #1 as part of the Acts of Evil crossover event, which is an homage to Acts of Vengeance. As the cover shows, Moon Knight will be out of his depth as he takes on Avengers-level threat Kang the Conqueror, which should make for a fun read.
If you want to get into Moon Knight, I suggest reading the runs of Warren Ellis, the aforementioned Jeff Lemiere, and Brian Michael Bendis, among others. Even his older adventures from the ‘80s are worth reading, thanks to strong writing from Doug Moench. There’s a lot of Moon Knight to read so check your LCS and show them some love.
Be sure to check out this new Moon Knight series in December. No release date for the Disney+ series has been announced. Moon Knight Annual #1 comes out on September 11.