Marvel have released a new trailer for their upcoming limited series GENERATIONS that will pair various modern heroes with their mentors and predecessors. Throughout the history of comics, new characters have risen up and taken the mantle of old heroes. Sometimes, it’s because the original hero changed their name. Other times, the mantle is passed or discarded thanks to either in-universe events or marketing decisions. While hardcore fans will often complain when someone like Hulk or Wolverine dies and a younger hero takes their name, it’s a practice as old as comics. After all, Barry Allen wasn’t the first Flash.

With DC seeking to reclaim their glory via the Rebirth initiative, Marvel are trying their hand at pulling together both the old and new of their comic universe. Starting in August, a 10-issue series titled GENERATIONS will arrive and pull various heroes into the Vanishing Point. Each week, a new comic will be released where ...

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