The next comprises spoilers for Fury #1, now on sale from Marvel Comics.
Fury #1 reveals that Uatu the Watcher has ascended to a state so highly effective that he’s now not allowed to intrude with occasions within the universe.
At one level in the course of the outsized one-shot, Uatu explains his incapability to intrude with occasions occurring within the Marvel Universe following his latest cosmic improve. “Although prior to now I’ve acted in response to my very own code…the cosmic state I’ve since attained makes an iron legislation of what was as soon as a tenet,” Uatu tells Nick Fury on the moon. “For with my present energy…if I began, the place would I cease?”
What Triggered Uatu’s New Standing Quo?
Uatu’s monumental new type, which dwarfs Fury and locations the Watcher on a degree analogous to Galactus, happened in final 12 months’s Incredible 4 #45 on the finish of the “Reckoning Battle” occasion. Uatu absorbed the visions of all of his fellow Watchers and the infinite provide of information positioned throughout the Apex of Actuality, the center of the Marvel multiverse and the gateway to all “What If” worlds. On account of this huge improve, Uatu turned the only real Watcher of the cosmos and acquired new obligations which presumably bar him from appearing in a non-neutral method.
Beforehand, Uatu sometimes interfered within the occasions of humanity regardless of taking an oath to keep away from doing so. Certainly one of these cases is revealed in “Countdown to the Inconceivable,” a flashback story in Fury #1 that reveals the Watcher coming to Nick Fury’s assist throughout a struggle on the moon. “I watch the infinite multiverse — and I’ve sworn by no means to intrude within the affairs of humanity! However on this singular case, noninterference could be the last word interference!” ” Uatu declares within the flashback.
Apart from that includes a glimpse of Uatu’s new establishment, Fury #1 additionally notably retires the unique Nick Fury, who beforehand served alongside the Watcher as The Man on the Wall, a defender of cosmic threats. Uninterested in primarily observing the affairs of the multiverse slightly than appearing in them, Fury has a heart-to-heart together with his son, Nick Fury Jr., and divulges that he plans to journey the cosmos and help parallel universes in a extra energetic position.
Fury #1 is written by Al Ewing and options art work by Scot Eaton, Cam Smith, Tom Reilly, Adam Kubert and Ramon Rosanas. The problem is coloured by Jordie Bellaire, lettered by VC’s Joe Caramagna, options cowl artwork by Kubert and Dean White and variant cowl artwork by Chris Samnee, Matthew Wilson and Mike del Mundo. Fury #1 is on sale now from Marvel.