Marvel Solicits Reveal ANT-MAN Tie-In; Confirm Hank Pym As 60s Ant-Man

Revealing that a comic-book prelude will hit shelves in February, the Marvel Solicits have also confirmed that Hank Pym will indeed have operated as Ant-Man during the Cold War period in the 60s. Hit the jump to find out more!

Michael Douglas being cast as Hank Pym in the upcoming Ant-Man movie confirmed what we'd been hearing for a very long time - that Hank would have been operating as Ant-Man in the 60s in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, much to the dissapointment of some fans. Well, now we have official confirmation thanks to the Marvel Solicits, also revealing we can expect a two-part tie-in comic in February!
 
MARVEL’S ANT-MAN PRELUDE #1 (of 2)
WILL CORONA PILGRIM (w)
MIGUEL SEPULVEDA (A)
GET READY FOR MARVEL’S NEXT SMASH HIT FILM WITH THIS OFFICIAL PREQUEL!
• Before Scott Lang becomes Marvel’s shrinking sensation, Dr. Hank Pym will pull on the helmet and leap into action on a death-defying mission that will take him into the icy heart of Cold War East Berlin!
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99
 

Not much, but at least we have this detail confirmed following hefty re-writes of the script after Edgar Wright's departure! The Solicits also confirmed a prose novel featuring Scott Lang is on the way, albeit not set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but be sure to head over to ComicBookResources in order to hear about that! So, what do you think? Sound off below!

Ant-Man is directed by Peyton Reed, and stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang / Ant-Man, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van-Dyne, and Corey Stoll as Darren Cross / Yellowjacket, and will be released on July 17th, 2015!

 
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