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Updated August 30, 2019: Absolute Carnage: Avengers #1 has been re-scheduled for an October 16 debut. Originlly solicited to hit stands September 16, Marvel informed retailers about the schedule change earlier this week.
This comes a few weeks after retailers were told that a co-writer, Zac Thompson, was added to the book alongside original series writer Leah Williams.
Original story from August 8, 2019: Absolute Carnage: Avengers #1 will now include contributions from writer Zac Thompson, as announced in Marvel Comics’ weekly retailer newsletter. Thompson will join previously solicited writer Leah Williams on the issue. It was not announced whether Thompson and Williams will be co-writers or if they will contribute separately.
This follows the replacement of originally-solicited artist Salvador Larroca with Alberto Albuquerque, announced in July.
Here’s the updated solicitation for the September 25 release.
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: AVENGERS #1
LEAH WILLIAMS, ZAC THOMPSON (W) • ALBERTO ALBUQUERQUE (A) • Cover by Clayton Crain
Codex Variant Cover by TBA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA (VIRGIN VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE)
CAPTAIN AMERICA! HAWKEYE! THE THING! WOLVERINE!
Years ago, Cletus Kasady used the Carnage symbiote to take over a small town called Doverton, Colorado, as well as the team of Avengers who arrived to stop him! Barely able to free themselves from his control during their first meeting, this small band of heroes will have no choice but to assemble once more after they discover that Doverton’s entire population has recently fallen victim to Carnage’s more lethal designs…
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$4.99