Doctor Stephen Strange is dead! A villain from Strange’s past orchestrated a plot to kill Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme, leaving the world vulnerable to mystic attack. Thanks to a spell placed years ago, Stephen’s past self briefly came to the present and solved his own murder. He also managed to temporarily resurrect his older self. However, Death did not relinquish her claim on Stephen, and he died once again. Now, there’s a new Sorcerer Supreme: Clea! And in Strange #1, Clea has officially taken the mantle from her late husband.
In Superhero Hype’s exclusive preview for Strange #1, writer Jed Mackay and artist Marcelo Ferreira find Clea receiving a visitor at the Sanctum Sanctorum. But Doctor Doom isn’t just making a social call. He wants the rank of Sorcerer Supreme for himself, and he doesn’t recognize Clea’s claim to the mantle. This is Clea’s first real test in the role. But as Dormammu’s niece and the ruler of the Dark Dimension, Clea has plenty of powers to call upon for this potential battle.
Alternate cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau.
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Here’s the official description from Marvel.
“A NEW SORCERER SUPREME RISES!
Doctor Strange is dead! And a new Sorcerer Supreme has taken the title, or should we say Sorceress? Haunted by her recently returned memories, Clea longs to bring Stephen Strange back from the dead! But when a mysterious group attacks the magical realm, Clea must rise to the duties of Sorcerer Supreme. For she is now the sole protector of Earth against magical threats.
Don’t miss the twists and turns as Jed MacKay continues the story from DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE with artist Marcelo Ferreira (THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)!“
You can read the full preview in our gallery below. Strange #1 will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, March 2.
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