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

AVENGERS

CAPTAIN AMERICA

  • 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.

IMMORTAL IRON FIST

  • 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

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

MARVEL DIGITAL COMICS

  • 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.

MARVEL KNIGHTS

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

MARVEL ZOMBIES

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

STRANGE TALES

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

SUPER HERO SQUAD

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

ULTIMATE (COMICS)

  • 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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19 Comments

  1. Scott Hunter on

    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.

  2. OH MY GOD WHY IS NO ONE TALKING ABOUT THAT ROCKET RACOON/GROOT COVER BY MIKE MIGNOLA?
    That could be the only book better than Sea Bear/Grizzly Shark!
    And I mean that with no sarcasm.
    No, seriously, I liked it.

    I AM GROOT.

    • 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.

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

      • 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.

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