Avengers AI will be coming to an end in April, according to series writer Sam Humphries. The title launched in July as a spin-off of the Age of Ultron event, and followed a team led by Avengers Hank Pym and The Vision as they took on an entity known as Dimitrios. The series struggled with sales from the get-go and in the past two months has been one of the lowest selling ongoing titles from Marvel, despite the series getting a boost with the All-New Marvel Now initiative. The series will double-ship in April and finish out their “Avengers Empire” event with issue #12, which will close out the conflict between the team and Dimitrios.
On his Tumblr page, Humphries had this to say about the book:
“As many of you solicit Sherlocks have already discerned, issue 12 will be the last issue of ‘Avengers A.I. I loved writing this book. I’ll miss it. I’ll miss writing the characters. I couldn’t even say which one I’ll miss the most. Okay, it’s Doombot. But, I am very excited because I’ve been busy working on my next round of Marvel projects. Lots of awesome stuff this year. You’ll hear about the first one in a couple months. My thanks and gratitude to everyone who worked on the book. Jon, Clayton, Frankie, Dylan, Tom, and Valerio who jumped in for two gorgeous issues. And Lauren Sankovitch, queen of the machine menace. The final three or so issues or so are our best, definitely our wildest. Stay tuned for the extinction of humanity, the Marvel Universe of 12,000AD, and a bald parrot.”
Avengers AI #11 and #12 will be released in April.
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