EXCLUSIVE: The Avengers' Celestial Messiah Undergoes the Ultimate Test in Lords of Empyre Preview
Liam Nolan
Marvel Comics has given CBR an exclusive preview of Alex Paknadel, Alex Lins, Matt Yackey and VC's Ariana Maher's Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1, which shows Quoi undergoing a Cotati ceremony in the Blue Area of the Moon to ascend into his role and overcome his human half. This act is a key part of his transformation for the war that has taken center stage in the Empyre event.
You can see CBR's exclusive preview of Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1 below alongside the solicitation information for the book as well as Rod Reis' cover for the issue.


  • ALEX PAKNADEL (W) • Alex Lins (A) • Cover by Rod Reis
  • VARIANT COVER BY Josh Cassara
  • The eve of Quoi’s ascension is at hand! But when the trials are interrupted by an unexpected interloper—Mantis—who will win this battle of wills?
  • Don’t miss out as mother and son go head-to-head, revealing secrets that will shape the course of the galaxy!
  • 40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99
  • Lords of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1, by Alex Paknadel, Alex Lins, Matt Yackey and VC's Ariana Maher, goes on sale August 5 from Marvel Comics.