Since his first appearance in 1963’s STRANGE TALES #110 by comic book pioneers Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Doctor Stephen Strange has protected Earth from mystical threats, interdimensional invasions, and other untold horrors as the Sorcerer Supreme. This September, that ends, and the Marvel Universe will be left defenseless like never before in DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE!
Written by Jed MacKay (BLACK CAT, MOON KNIGHT) with Lee Garbett (CAPTAIN MARVEL), DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE will be a five-issue epic that will tell the final chapter in the life of Doctor Strange. Able to defeat supernatural and interdimensional threats no other hero is equipped to handle, Strange was the only hero standing in the way of powerful new villains eager to claim Earth as their own. When he unexpectedly dies, who is left to protect Earth and keep the mystical evils at bay? And most importantly…who killed Stephen Strange? If he couldn’t stop them, who can? This rousing journey will dive into the mythos behind Doctor Strange, showcasing his unique—and vital—position amongst Marvel’s heroes and ultimately transform the future.
“‘What happens to the world if Doctor Strange isn’t in it?’ It’s a question that I’m excited to show people the answer to in DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE,” MacKay said. “Strange has been a Marvel fixture from the early days, but now, his time has run out and as a Strange fan, it’s been my bittersweet privilege to shepherd him through his last day and the effects that snowball out of it. We’ve cooked up a whale of a story to send Strange off with, and I can’t wait for people to join us on it!”
“Doctor Strange has long been top of my ‘most coveted character’ list. To finally get chance to draw him in such a momentous series is…well, magic,” Garbett said. “I couldn’t be more excited for the project and for everyone to see what we’ve got in store for Stephen and those closest to him. Jed’s conjured the perfect finale for Doctor Strange – and it’s a real third eye-opener! See you in September!”
Now, as we all know, no one stays dead life long in comics. However, the world will need a Sorcerer Supreme in the mean time, especially with this Five Part Mini-Series timely release about six months before his brand new movie hits theaters. So, who do you think will be taking over? Scarlet Witch? Loki? Kushala the Demon Rider? Magik? Brother Voodoo? Only time will tell. However, in the mean time, hit me up with your thoughts. I’d love to know what everyone thinks.
Discover the mystery behind Doctor Strange’s murder and brace yourself for the repercussions when DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE #1 hits stands this September! Now, if you want to get your hands on the most recent issues of DOCTOR STRANGE, click the Amazon link HERE. Additionally, if DOCTOR STRANGE titles are your jam, click HERE to grab some of the very best titles and trades on the market today. And finally, if you’re looking for something else to read, check out my Amazon Online Comic Shop by clicking HERE. Thank you all for checking out the Article as well as your continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.