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Comics Legend Walt Simonson Covers THE MIGHTY THOR #1!

February 18th, 2011 Comments off

Marvel is pleased to present your first look at the awe inspiring variant cover to The Mighty Thor #1 from legendary artist Walt Simonson! When Asgard is threatened by an intergalactic peril, the superstar creative team of Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel, must take Thor to the edges of the Marvel Universe to save his homeland from the likes of Galactus. It’s the World Eater vs. Asgard in the explosive opening arc that’s great for new readers and will redefine what it means to be the Odinson! When the survival of Asgard rests on the shoulders of Thor, can he fight back the forces of the power cosmic? Discover the answers you seek as Fraction and Coipel pull out all the stops in The Mighty Thor #1.

THE MIGHTY THOR #1 (FEB110544)
THE MIGHTY THOR #1 SIMONSON VARIANT (FEB110547)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Variant Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST
Variant Cover by WALTER SIMONSON
Blank Variant Cover also available
Thor Movie Variant also available
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 4/4/11, On Sale 4/27/11

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Your First Look at FF #1

February 17th, 2011 Comments off

Marvel is pleased to present your first look at FF #1, from the superstar creative team of writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Steve Epting. The fight for tomorrow begins today! In the wake of the Human Torch’s heroic sacrifice, Marvels’ first family has re-emerged as the Future Foundation. Spider-Man may their newest teammate, but who else has signed up to protect the future from itself? And what does their presence portend for the world at large? Readers new and old alike – you’ve never seen the FF like this before! Prepare to witness the mind-blowing birth of the super-team that will change everything this March, only in FF #1!

FF #1 (JAN110748)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils and Cover by STEVE EPTING
Variant Cover by DANIEL ACUNA
Variant Cover by STAN GOLDBERG
Character Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Fantastic Four 50th Anniversary Variant by PAOLO RIVERA
Blank Cover Also Available
Rated A…$3.99
FOC – 2/28/11, On Sale 3/23/11

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Find Out How It All Begins

February 8th, 2011 Comments off

FEAR ITSELF: BOOK OF THE SKULL (JAN110692)
FEAR ITSELF: BOOK OF THE SKULL QUESADA VARIANT (JAN110693)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils by SCOT EATON
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
FOC – 2/21/11, On Sale 3/16/11

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Marvel Reveals THOR GOES HOLLYWOOD Variants

January 18th, 2011 Comments off

The God of Thunder is headed west! Marvel is proud to announce the Thor Goes Hollywood series of variant covers in honor of the Odinson’s upcoming feature film debut. Hitting comics shop just before the release of Marvel Studios’ Thor this May, the covers will see the Mighty Avenger recast in some of cinema’s most iconic roles.

“Fans couldn’t be more excited to finally see Thor hit the big screen and we feel the exact same way,” said Senior Vice President of Sales David Gabriel. “Having Thor pay homage to some of film’s most memorable onscreen moments is just one of the ways that Marvel hopes to broaden Thor’s appeal across all areas of popular culture.”

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on these hotly anticipated variant covers as Thor continues to generate major mainstream interest in the months to come. No Marvel fan will want to miss the striking results when Thor Goes Hollywood this May!

UNCANNY X-FORCE #7 (FEB110629)
UNCANNY X-FORCE #7 THOR GOES HOLLYWOOD VARIANT (FEB110630)
Written by RICK REMENDER
Pencils and Cover by ESAD RIBIC
Thor Goes Hollywood Variant by MIKE DEL MUNDO
Parental Advisory…..$3.99
FOC – 3/14/11, On-Sale 4/6/11

HEROES FOR HIRE #5 (FEB110586)
HEROES FOR HIRE #5 TOLIBAO VARIANT (FEB110587)
HEROES FOR HIRE #5 THOR GOES HOLLYWOOD VARIANT (FEB110588)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by ROBERT ATKINS
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Variant Cover by HARVEY TOLIBAO
Thor Goes Hollywood Variant by GREG HORN
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 3/14/11, On-Sale 4/6/11

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Get Heroes For Hire #1 FREE in February’s Avengers #10!

January 17th, 2011 Comments off

Marvel is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed first issue of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning’s Heroes For Hire will be reprinted in full and at no additional cost within Avengers #10, on sale February 23. Starring fan favorite heroes such as Ghost Rider, The Punisher, Moon Knight, Iron Fist and more, Heroes For Hire, can’t stay on the shelves! It’s the book that ComicBookResources.com calls “the type of read that comic books were invented for,” and now fans have an opportunity to see what everyone is clamoring about! With the Heroes for Hire #2 Second Printing Variant arriving in stores the week before, Marvel wants as many fans as possible to get in on one of the year’s hottest new series.

“We want to give our fans the most Marvel value for their comic buying dollar in 2011.” said Senior Vice President of Sales, David Gabriel. “Adding the first issue of Heroes for Hire to one of our top titles, for free, is the best opportunity for fans and retailers to spread the word about a book that we just can’t seem to keep in stores for people to try.”

It’s high-octane, street-level action and intrigue featuring some of the heaviest hitters of the Marvel Universe! Why wouldn’t you want to read it? Be the first to pick up this comics double feature in January, as Heroes For Hire returns for an encore presentation in Avengers #10!

AVENGERS #10 (DEC100551)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils and Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Rated A…..$3.99
FOC – 1/31/11, On-Sale 2/23/11

HEROES FOR HIRE #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (DEC108015)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Pencils and Cover by BRAD WALKER
Rated T+…$2.99
FOC – 1/24/11, On-Sale 2/16/11

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Marvel Determined To Keep The Last Issues Of Fantastic Four On Shelves!

January 3rd, 2011 Comments off

In an effort to keep the last remaining and critically acclaimed issues of Fantastic Four on shelves, all issues of Three – the biggest Fantastic Four event ever – are going back to press and returning to comic shops everywhere! The critically acclaimed, superstar creative team of Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting, bring the biggest shakeup to Marvel’s First Family in years– the end of the Fantastic Four! Fans now have the exciting opportunity to read Three in its entirety the day the final chapter goes on sale.

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Marvel Announces New Imprint!

December 16th, 2010 Comments off

Marvel is proud to announce the all-new Crossgen imprint, launching in March 2011 with two series—Ruse and Sigil. Featuring some of today’s most acclaimed talents and crossing all genres, Crossgen brings Marvel’s incomparable storytelling sensibilities to new characters, new concepts and new audiences.

In the war for forever, time is only a small obstacle as the greatest warriors jump from century to century to ensure victory! Enter Samantha Rey, a 16 year old girl from present-day South Carolina who discovers a mysterious symbol on her chest granting her the power to turn the tide of this war. But will she save us or damn all of creation? New York Times best-selling scribe Mike Carey (Age of X, The Unwritten) and Leonard Kirk (New Mutants) begin the next great comic epic in Sigil #1.

Legendary scribe Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man) and rising star artist Mirco Pierfederici (Tron: Original Movie Adaptation) present Ruse #1, the mystery series that’ll leave you breathless! Simon Archard is the world’s greatest detective, but when he crosses paths with the enigmatic Emma Bishop, the smartest man may have met his equal…and find himself embroiled in the greatest mystery of his career!

Crossgen is one of the biggest comic book imprint launches this century,” said David Gabriel, SVP of Sales & Circulation. “You’ve seen Marvel redefine super heroes and now we’re taking on every popular genre you can imagine, with some of the most unique and compelling new series you’ll find in 2011, each priced at only $2.99 per issue. You’ve never read Marvel comics like these!”

SIGIL #1 (of 4)
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURJEVIC
Variant Cover by ED McGUINNESS
Rated T+ …$2.99
ON SALE IN MARCH

RUSE #1 (of 4)
Written by MARK WAID
Art by MIRCO PIERFEDERICI
Cover by BUTCH GUICE & MIKE PERKINS
Variant Cover by MITCH BREITWEISER
Rated T+ …$2.99
ON SALE IN MARCH

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An All-New Venom For An All-New Era!

December 9th, 2010 Comments off

Venom is back with an all-new mission and all-new human host, but just what does this mean for the Marvel Universe? Find out in Venom #1, kicking off a new ongoing series from red-hot creators Rick Remender (Uncanny X-Force) & Tony Moore (Frankencastle), with major repercussions for Spider-Man! In this shocking direction for everyone’s favorite symbiote, the government now has Venom as their own Spider-Man, complete with a new look and new mission—eliminate threats to America as a covert agent. But can anyone control the destructive force of Venom? And just who is the man behind the mask?

Venom #1 also features a stunning cover by Marvel EIC and CCO & superstar artist Joe Quesada along with a dynamic variant cover from rising star Paulo Siqueira!

And don’t miss the birth of the all-new Venom in Amazing Spider-Man #654.1

VENOM #1
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TONY MOORE
Cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA
Sketch Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Rated T+ …$3.99
ON-SALE IN MARCH

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Marvel Unveils ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED Liefeld Variants!

November 2nd, 2010 Comments off

­­­­­­Marvel is pleased to present your first look at superstar artist Rob Liefeld’s stunning Onslaught Unleashed variant covers! Featuring the return of one of Marvel’s most powerful villains and an epic team-up between the Secret Avengers and the Young Allies, Onslaught Unleashed will shock fans when it hits store shelves in February!

ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED #1
ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED LIEFELD VARIANT A #1
ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED LIEFELD VARIANT B #1

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER
Penciled by FILIPE ANDRADE
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Variant Covers by ROB LIEFELD
Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE THIS FEBRUARY

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Marvel Announces BLACK PANTHER: MAN WITHOUT FEAR!

September 16th, 2010 Comments off

Marvel is pleased to announce that best-selling author David Liss and the acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla will be launching the all-new Black Panther: The Man Without Fear this December! The smoke has cleared from the ruins of Shadowland and a new protector of Hell’s Kitchen is on the prowl. His name is T’Challa, the Blank Panther! In a city without Daredevil and a dangerous knew foe called Vlad the Impaler consolidating power in the underworld, the Black Panther must learn to become a new type of hero. Without his riches, his technology, and his kingdom can T’Challa truly be the man without fear? Find out in Black Panther: The Man Without Fear #513!

BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #513
Written by DAVID LISS
Penciled by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Variant Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Rated T+ …$2.99
ON SALE IN DECEMBER!

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