He was one of the biggest threats to ever face the Marvel Universe. So powerful was he that his defeat required the sacrifice of both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four. The near unstoppable monster called Onslaught had been beaten. Eventually, the fallen heroes returned. Captain America, Iron Man, the Avengers, and the Fantastic Four all made their way back to the land of the living. Now, it is monster’s turn as Onslaught is reborn.
For months, readers have seen Iron Man as the leader of the Pro-Registration forces in the pages of Civil War, but in Iron Man #13, Tony Stark’s feelings and reasoning for his stance in the war are finally revealed. A three page preview and more info after the jump!
Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Guilty Pleasures #1, the first new book released under Marvel’s collaboration with the Dabel Brothers, has sold out at Diamond. Author Laurell K. Hamilton was thrilled to hear about the sellout of issue one of the series adapted by Stacie Ritchie with art by Brett Booth.
Joe Casey is back with a second series of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, this time showcasing the most unlikely team line-up in Avengers history: Goliath, Wasp, Hawkeye, Black Panther, and Vision. Five page preview after the jump!
To celebrate the 100th issue of Ultimate Spider-Man, Marvel.com has created an awesome trailer that pretty much sums up the Clone Saga to date. The Clone Saga has become the most shocking thing to happen to Ultimate Spider-Man. Consequently, it is the worst thing to ever happen to the life of Peter Parker. Everything has been building towards this since the Ultimate Universe began back in Ultimate Spider-Man #1. Peter Parker’s father, long-thought dead, has returned. Another important person from Peter’s life also has seemed to cheat death as Gwen Stacy is back…but what horrific secret is the cause of
The Eisner Award-nominated and three-time Harvey Award-nominated Son of a Genius returns in Franklin Richards: Happy Franksgiving! Special. This all-new Franklin special by Marc Sumerak and Chris Eliopoulos features five more exciting adventures of the precocious son of Reed and Sue Richards, one half of the Fantastic Four. It’s five times the fun as Franklin pushes his robotic baby-sitter and sidekick H.E.R.B.I.E. to his cybernetic limits.
Michael Turner’s Variant for Civil War #5 has been revealed as the next issue of Civil War gets closer and closer. Civil War #5 is fast approaching and is on track for its on-sale date of November 15th, when the comic world is sure to be rocked by the next important chapter in this universe-changing event.
Or “How Can You Be Two Places At Once When You’re Not Anywhere At All?” Neil Gaiman is one of those writers who make people like me flap their arms in a complete brain-melting furor, finally and completely aware of what it is to know you’re never going to be the best writer around, and furthermore, you’re probably not only not in the ballpark, you’re stuck in the parking lot of the wrong team, wearing a tinfoil helmet, a home-made uniform, and wielding a football bat. If Neil Gaiman, as a writer, is the equivalent of Prometheus bringing fire from
Variety has confirmed what we reported on months ago – Terrence Howard will play Tony Stark’s buddy Jim Rhodes in the upcoming Iron Man movie. It’s pretty much accepted that, unless Iron Man turns into a huge bomb in the box office, the franchise and sequel potential is very high. In the comic Jim Rhodes takes over the helm of Iron Man when Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) takes some time off and eventually evolves into the character War Machine. “The suit is purely an innovative creation, so this is Marvel meets Tom Clancy technology,” Marvel Studios production
I previously reported that Spike TV decided to can Blade: The Series for a second season due to declining ratings. Today I get word from Neil Jackson (via is MySpace page), that New Line is still behind the series and is currently shopping it around to be picked up by another outlet. FX? SciFi? G4? Any of these should jump on the chance to pick this series up to play during one of their off season moments. Since Eureak on SciFi is off for a season, now would be a perfect time for Blade to slip in and continue its
Civil War is going to get a taste of the incredible in the pages of Incredible Hulk #100 as the seeds are planted for next year’s epic World War Hulk. The milestone centennial issue of Incredible Hulk will feature a back-up story penned by Greg Pak with pencils by Gary Frank bringing to readers a very important Civil War story that examines whether the Illuminati was justified in banishing the Hulk into space. Plus, learn more about the Thor clone that debuted in Civil War #3 and killed Goliath in Civil War #4.