WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Infinity Wars Prime #1, on sale now.
Marvel Comics has released a new trailer for its latest event series, Infinity Wars. The video stars Infinity Wars writer Gerry Duggan, editor Jordan D. White and Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski discussing the shocking death of Thanos at the hands of the mysterious Requiem in Infinity Wars Prime #1, along with how the series sets up the character mash-ups in the spinoff series, Infinity Warps.
White kicks off the trailer with three words most fans never thought they’d hear: “Thanos is dead.” From there, the trailer begins shows the final pages of Infinity Wars Prime #1 as Requiem cuts off Thanos’ head, as well as the hacking of the Mad Titan’s body into tiny pieces. “We’ve told fans this is the summer of secrets,” Cebulski said. “And if you didn’t believe us before, after Infinity Wars Prime, you definitely have to.”
“I didn’t pitch [Thanos]’s death lightly,” Duggan added. “It’s integral to the story of Infinity Wars. You’ve all seen Thanos with the [Infinity] Gauntlet, and this is a new story.”