White Fox protects Seoul from the fallout of The Death of Doctor Strange in new special preview

Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox #1 excerpt
Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox #1 excerpt (Image credit: Marvel Comics)

The relatively new Marvel hero the White Fox returns this December, becoming the prime suspect in a series of murderers connected to the Death of Doctor Strange. In the upcoming one-shot Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox,  Alyssa Wong returns to write the next White Fox adventure alongside artists Andie Tong and Luciano Vecchio, along with colorist Arif Prianto.

(Image credit: Marvel Comics)

"Doctor Strange's death has hurled our entire reality into all-out war and chaos. Magical invaders from countless dimensions descend on Earth. One such threat will change the life of Ami Han (AKA White Fox) in a huge way," Marvel editor Tom Groneman said when Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox was announced. 

"White Fox is the last of her kind, the last of the magical, shape-shifting beings known as Kumiho. Her family, the other Kumiho -- they're long gone. No one else on Earth knows what it's like to be the White Fox… until now."

According to Marvel, a series of "brutal killings" in Seoul paints White Fox as the only possible suspect.

"The attack… the killings…they're connected to Ami's mysterious past and to the Sorcerer Supreme," Groneman continued. "Stopping them and finding the answers to her many questions about her past will change the future of the White Fox forever."

Check out this preview of Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox, drawn by Andie Tong and Luciano Vecchio:

This is Wong's second outing with White Fox, after 2019's Future Fight Firsts: White Fox - which established the character's full origin for the first time. Wong also worked with Tong on the recent The Legend of Shang-Chi one-shot.

"I love White Fox and I'm excited to be writing her again, especially for the Death of Doctor Strange!" Wong said. "One of my first Marvel stories was Future Fight Firsts: White Fox, a one-shot about Ami Han's origin story, so this feels like coming home."

In addition to featuring White Fox (and possibly a flashback to include Doctor Strange), the book will feature Fox's team Tiger Division, the new Agents of Atlas line-up, and Sword Master.

Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox's cover is illustrated by R1c0, with variants from Peach Momoko and Inhyuk Lee. Check them all out here:

Death of Doctor Strange: White Fox goes on sale on December 1.

The mystery of who killed Doctor Strange hasn't been revealed in comics yet, but Marvel might have given away the end of the event accidentally. 

Chris Arrant

Chris Arrant covered comic book news for Newsarama from 2003 to 2022 (and as editor/senior editor from 2015 to 2022) and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)