Introduced last year, Sam Alexander gets the series treatment from Marvel Now! under the creative direction of writer Jeph Loeb (Batman: The Long Halloween) and artist Ed McGuinness (Hulk). To give comic readers a taste of what is to follow here is the cover and some preview pages from Nova #1.
The official press release for Nova #1 reads:
You met Sam Alexander, the all-new Nova, in the pages of last year’s blockbuster hit Avengers VS X-Men—but what is his secret origin? How is he connected to the Guardians of the Galaxy? And just why is Sam the only one worthy to carry on the legacy of the Nova Corps? These answers reveal shocking secrets about the Marvel Universe and help set the stage for the biggest comic book event of the year!
Nova #1 goes on sale February 20, 2013.