Here’s another Rapid-Fire Roundup of News coming out of the San Diego Comic Convention.Â This morning we take a look at the many announcements Marvel made at the show on Thursday, which may seem slim compared to the announcements supposedly coming from Joe Quesada later today. There is a semi-big announcement for those interested in Marvel Mega-Events.
Or, â€œCan YOU find the Watchmen reference in this all-ages book?â€ Several years back, I had a really popular piece that made its way around a couple of message boards about how the Big 2 where ignoring the younger generation of readers. â€œIf all the comics are aimed at adults, there is no place for kids to jump in and enjoyâ€ was one of my main points, and at the time it was completely valid. Now that I am a new father, I have been sampling different comics in search of titles to start my 2 month old daughterâ€™s collection.
Man, I’m falling behind – too much to do, too little time. But fear not dear readers, I bring you Marvel Sneak Peeks for the weekend! In this installment AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL 13, FANTASTIC FOUR 550, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN 24, GHOST RIDER 16, HEROES FOR HIRE 14, MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK 4, NEW AVENGERS 35, and NEW WARRIORS 5.
Hear ye! Hear ye! The Hulk be smashing he way through Manhattan this week in World War Hulk #4. While we can’t bring you the blow by blow action, Marvel has graciously provided us with previews of their other titles arriving this week. In this installment MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS 1, MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: TREASURE ISLAND 4, NEW X-MEN 42, PENANCE: RELENTLESS 1,SPIDER-MAN/RED SONJA 2, TERROR, INC. 2, WOLVERINE: ORIGINS 17, WORLD WAR HULK: FRONT LINE 4, WORLD WAR HULK: GAMMA CORPS 3.
Even though the article you are looking for had to be removed, you can rejoice knowing Marvel Comics has your back, delivering up a massive 19 title sneak peek of issues arriving in stores next week (August 22). In Part 1, we have Amazing Spider-Man #543, Astonishing X-Men 22, Cable & Deadpool 44, Fantastic Five #4, Immortal Iron Fist 8, Iron Man 21, Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four 27, Marvel Adventures Iron Man 4, Marvel Adventures The Avengers 15, and Marvel Illustrated: Last of the Mahicans 4.
Or – “The First Avengers Book In Months That Didn’t Leave Me Angry Or Confused…” Friday night, my pal Jason at Gatekeeper Hobbies (Huntoon & Gage, Topeka! Ask ’em about Matter-Eater Lad and see how many of them look frightened!) had a graduation or a family wake or a beer bust or something, and asked me to cover his shift. While going through a couple of long-boxes and organizing a couple of years worth of books that were meant to be purchased (but obviously were NOT) by the local library, including a ton of Archie, Sonic The Hedgehog, G.I. Joe,