Those who’ve been maintaining with Avengers know there’s been a frenzied battle over the subsequent host of the Phoenix, one placed on by the Phoenix itself. It’s come right down to a small quantity of heroes, however all through the sequence, the Phoenix has proven who it actually needs as its subsequent host. That could be T’Challa, the Black Panther, and on the different excessive is Namor, who’s the one who needs to change into the subsequent Phoenix host the most. That’s why it is variety of a shock that neither Black Panther nor Namor find yourself in the position, and as an alternative, a brand new host is chosen that can shake issues up in some attention-grabbing methods, and you will get all the particulars on the subsequent host beneath. Spoilers incoming for Avengers #44 so you have been warned.
As the combatants who’re left battle it out, we see their Phoenix powers begin to diminish, after which a mysterious narrator begins revealing that they have been chosen to be the subsequent host. Towards the starting of that narration, we study that getting chosen wasn’t about being a winner, as they are saying “to be the Phoenix, you have to suffer. You have to have fallen. And I certainly fell. Though not without someone giving me a push.”
They then begin taking again the Phoenix powers from the remaining heroes, together with Namor, who they punch so onerous all of the seawater is faraway from his physique. They say “The Phoenix is drawn to emotion, not strength. It already has all the strength it needs. It can adapt itself to its host, but it has never had a host capable of wielding it in so many different ways. Able to fight in any style. With any weapon.”
The energy is faraway from Black Panther and Captain America, after which the mysterious presence says “Today, for better or worse, I have become that change. My name is Maya Lopez. And I am an Echo of all the fire and life that’s come before me. I am the Thunderbird of old and of tomorrow. I am the Phoenix.”
Jean Grey reaches out to Maya and tells her to attempt to not do that alone, warning that the Phoenix will attempt to isolate her from the issues that make her human, however she hopes she will be able to make it her personal.
So, Echo is the new Phoenix, and you may take a look at the spoiler picture above.
Avengers #44 is written by Jason Aaron and drawn by Javier Garron, and you may take a look at the official description beneath.
“ENTER THE PHOENIX: THE FIERY FINALE! It all comes down to this. The final battle to decide who will wield the awesome cosmic power of the Phoenix Force. You don’t want to miss… the debut of the all-new Phoenix!”
Avengers #44 is in shops now.
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