"Thanos: Son of Titan Cancelled," or "Why the Comic Industry Needs a Revolving Door"
By Dan Horn
Jul 27, 2012 - 16:46
Several news outlets have picked up on the rather low-key cancellation of Joe Keatinge and Richard Elson's upcoming Thanos: Son of Titan Marvel Comics miniseries. Marvel seemed to be ramping up reader interest in the character after his in-credits cameo in The Avengers film. Thanos has since appeared in the Avengers Assemble comic series, attaining the Cosmic Cube, which perhaps was all the buzz Marvel was willing to generate around Thanos before the villain's next on-screen appearance, thus cancelling the miniseries that would further flesh out the sinister god-like alien. Keatinge reports via Twitter that he's got something Spider-Man related still lined up at Marvel.
You may have noticed that there was a lot more to this article originally. Well, the idea I was tackling deserved a lot more thought and a little input from another interested party. You can read that discussion here.
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