Now that Fear Itself is wrapping up, Marvel is launching more stories with Marvel Point One. This one-shot reveals glimpses of Marvel's major story lines for the coming year, including the return of the Phoenix Force, the rise of Ultron, and new books featuring Scarlet Spider and the Defenders.
According to Marvel's executive editor Tom Brevoort, "Point One is a massive one-shot of 64 all-new pages of story by the top creators in the business, setting the stage for the biggest stories coming in 2012. It is the starting point to what’s in store for the world’s most iconic characters and startling events. Point One serves as the launch pad for dynamic new series, the return of fan-demanded characters, and a shocking teaser that will have everyone talking. See how all it comes together in one gigantic epic!”
So if you love the Marvel Universe, or if you're new to Marvel and looking for a good "jumping on point," Marvel Point One is a great buy.