Federica Mancin, Winner of Marvel Art Atelier Challenge, Joins Miles Morales: Spider-Man #11 as Fill-In Artist

Marvel Art Atelier Challenge Winner Federica Mancin Joins “Miles Morales: Spider-Man” #11

Marvel Comics has recently announced that Federica Mancini is the Marvel Art Atelier Challenge winner. As a reward, she will be a fill-in artist for the upcoming “Miles Morales: Spider-Man” issue #11. Mancini was personally selected by Marvel Comics’ Editor-in-Chief, C.B. Cebulski, for this opportunity. In an interview with Marvel, she expressed her excitement and called it a “dream come true.” Miles Morales, her favorite character, was a delight for her to draw, as she enjoyed showing him swinging across New York City and using his web-slinging powers to combat his foes. Mancini also mentioned her eagerness to bring other characters, such as Blade and Hightail, to life, making the story even more thrilling and captivating.

Variant Cover and Unlettered Pages Revealed

Marvel also unveiled a variant cover for the upcoming issue, which Mancin created. The body showcases Miles Morales in a costume that resembles Blade, with unique elements such as a tunic that reaches a coat and red eyes on his mask. Additionally, two unlettered pages from the issue were revealed, giving fans a glimpse into the storyline and Mancin’s artistic style.

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Introducing Hightail and a New Threat

In the interview, current “Miles Morales” writer Cody Ziglar discussed the character Hightail and her role in an upcoming arc. He described her as a thorn in Miles’ side and revealed that she is a member of the Cape Killers with unique tracking and spying abilities. Ziglar mentioned that Hightail’s motivations and challenges will be explored in the story. He teased that she would unleash a new threat, promising readers an exciting and fun storyline.

A Collaboration With Blade

During a recent interview, Ziglar provided some insight into the development of Mancin’s issue and the role of Blade in it. According to Ziglar, Blade was initially considered as one of Miles’ mentors, alongside characters like Misty Knight and Luke Cage. However, the decision was made to focus primarily on Misty’s mentorship. Blade’s inclusion in the story will add an interesting twist, as his willingness to use lethal force clashes with Miles’ ideals of being a hero. This conflict will create a dynamic that is sure to be exciting for readers.

“Miles Morales: Spider-Man” #11, featuring Federica Mancin’s artwork, will be available on October 18th from Marvel Comics.

Source: Marvel

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