Before Oscar Isaac brings the character to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Moon Knight returns in a new, ongoing series from Marvel Comics, launching in July by the creative team of writer Jed MacKay (Black cat) and Alessandro Cappuccio (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
The mysterious Mr. Knight has opened his Midnight Mission, begging his people for protection from the strange and gruesome. That protection is afforded by Moon Knight, who stalks the rooftops and alleys marked with his crescent tag, and inflicts violence on anyone who wants to harm his people. Marc Spector, in whatever guise he takes, is on the street again, an apostate priest of an unworthy god. But while Khonshu languishes in a prison Moon Knight put him in, the white-hooded hero still has to fulfill his duty of protecting those who travel at night. And let it be known – Moon Knight will keep the faith.
“I am very excited to be working with Alessando Cappuccio on the ongoing adventures of one of Marvel’s biggest junk: Moon Knight!” MacKay said. In the wake of his disastrous attempt to take over the world in the ‘Age of Khonshu’, Marc Spector (et al.) Has retired to what he knows: headlines in the street. Yet despite betraying his god to the Avengers, the Fist of Khonshu’s obligations remain the same – to protect those who travel at night. Apostate priest of the moon god, the mysterious Mr. Knight has opened the doors of his Midnight Mission, where those fearful of the strange and strange can request the Moon Knight’s help! But this doesn’t suit everyone, and hidden threats circle Marc’s fresh start from the shadows … “
“When Tom Brevoort contacted me to work on the new Moon Knight series, I couldn’t believe it,” added Cappucio. “Debuting in Marvel Comics with one of my favorite characters is a dream come true! The story is a new beginning for Moon Knight, Jed did a great job on the scripts as usual and I’m delighted to be working with a professional of his caliber. “
Moon Knight # 1 will go on sale on July 7.