Marvel Comics is preparing for their Next Big Thing conference call which will happen at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, February 15th in which they'll be discussing their big event for 2011, Fear Itself. The company is setting up for a liveblog to occur for it, which you can find here, so fans can watch the rollout of what they have in store for the year. As they put it, "With a mysterious New York Times best selling creative team set to announce a top secret project tying directly into Fear Itself, this will be a happening you don't want to miss--and you don't have to!"
In addition to this, Marvel has put out a new piece of Fear Itself artwork, which you can see below, as well as what to expect from the first issue with its variants.
Plot summary: The Story: (hide) DO YOU FEAR...TOMORROW? In this time of global anxiety, of economic turmoil and mass hysteria, Sin, the new Red Skull, has made an awesome discovery...a shameful secret that will rock the foundations of the Marvel Universe! A revelation that will divide father and son, turn friend against friend, and herald the rise of Fear personified. HE IS RETURNING...and the world has nothing to fear but FEAR ITSELF. Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen bring fans the biggest Marvel the biggest Marvel event since CIVIL WAR!
FEAR ITSELF #1 (OF 7) (FEB110500)
FEAR ITSELF #1 (OF 7) BLANK VARIANT (FEB110501)
FEAR ITSELF #1 (OF 7) IMMONEN VARIANT B (FEB110502)
FEAR ITSELF #1 (OF 7) IMMONEN VARIANT A (FEB110503)
FEAR ITSELF #1 (OF 7) FF ANNIVERSARY VARIANT (FEB110504)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils by STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STEVE McNIVEN
Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Rated T+ …$3.99
Issue #1 Cover
Issue #1 Immonen Variant Cover