Major Spoilers gives you a roundup of news that floated out of the various panels and announcements made about Marvel Comics.



  • Mark Waid will write Captain America: Man out of Time. The story takes place shortly after Rogers is thawed.
  • Captain America: White has a target date for when the movie arrives.


  • Arune Singh said we would need to check out the Shadowland series if we want to know if an Immortal Iron Fist series will return.
  • Meanwhile, Fred Van Lente and Wellinton Alves are re-teaming for Power Man and Iron Fist featuring the new Power Man, and the classic Iron Fist.


  • Loki will get a mini-series beginning in October.


  • To date, Iron Man Extremis has been the company’s most successful motion comic.
  • Thor will get a motion comic to coincide with the film, and will be based on the Loki comic by Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic.
  • Ultimate Thor will get a day and date release in October.
  • According to Marvel EVP Ira Rubenstein, the doesn’t seem to be any real impact of day and date digital releases, negative or positive, to the comic book stores.


  • A TV broadcast deal for the Marvel Knights animated series might be announced soon.


  • As long as you keep reading, Marvel will keep making the undead superhero series.


  • A second volume of the series is planned for next year.


  • The online game will launch in early 2011, with “dozens” of characters available at launch.


  • Ultimate Doom starts in December
  • Ultimate Enemy is a story that has never been seen before, according to Bryan Bendis.

More news as it comes out!

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  1. Steamblade
    July 23, 2010 at 12:19 am — Reply

    Too bad the artist for Captain America doesn’t know what the flag looked liked during World War II.

  2. Arbor Day
    July 23, 2010 at 1:49 am — Reply

    What’s with the huge blackened out piece of the Ultimate Doom picture?

    • Ricco
      July 23, 2010 at 6:54 pm — Reply

      My momey is on the supposedly “dead” Reed Richards.

  3. Craig M.
    July 23, 2010 at 2:19 am — Reply

    Thats the mystery villain for the whole Ultimate Enemy trilogy.

  4. July 23, 2010 at 5:47 am — Reply

    Yay for Joss Whedon directing The Avengers.

    Isn’t Loki supposed to be dead?

    I might actually take a look at this Captain America series, as Mark Waid is one of the few writers I’ll follow into unfamiliar territory.

  5. brenton8090
    July 23, 2010 at 7:06 am — Reply

    That could be the only book better than Sea Bear/Grizzly Shark!
    And I mean that with no sarcasm.
    No, seriously, I liked it.


    • Navarre
      July 23, 2010 at 8:08 am — Reply

      Yes! Rocket and Groot! I’m all about that.

      I AM GROOT! (also?)

    • Damascus_17
      August 5, 2010 at 12:56 am — Reply

      Yes, that was the one picture that got me excited when I saw it too. I love me a badass Raccoon weilding ordnance.

  6. Thomas Jefferson Lee
    July 23, 2010 at 10:49 am — Reply

    Didn’t Mark Waid just recently tweet that he was fed up/done with superhero comics?

    • July 23, 2010 at 11:28 am — Reply

      No. He said he was done READING superhero comics… not writing them.

      • Thomas Jefferson Lee
        July 23, 2010 at 1:28 pm — Reply

        Don’t you have to READ them in order to write them? Sounds like Clinton’s defense of depends on what your definition of “is” is.

  7. Jim
    July 23, 2010 at 11:13 am — Reply

    Who or what is the NEW Power Man?

    • Damascus_17
      August 5, 2010 at 12:57 am — Reply

      I’m assuming they mean the current incarnation of Luke Cage as opposed to the yellow deep necked silk shirt, chain bracelets and belt and tiara wearing Luke Cage from back in the day.

  8. Damascus_17
    August 5, 2010 at 12:59 am — Reply

    Totally unrelated but is the “Your comment is awaiting moderation” thing new? I’ve never seen that before.

    • August 5, 2010 at 8:29 am — Reply

      Nope. Moderated comments have always been in place. You are posting under a different name and different e-mail address than you normally due, hence you get shoved into the waiting line.

      • Damascus
        August 5, 2010 at 9:24 pm — Reply

        I was still using the same name and e-mail, I’m pretty sure, but I definitely was using a work computer so that could be it. Cool. I’ll take moderation over Viagra adds any day.

        • Damascus
          August 5, 2010 at 9:24 pm — Reply

          Nevermind, I see what I did with the “_17”, sheesh what’s wrong with me.

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