With her career in ruins, her mentor Matt Murdock in jail, and her uncle dead, one might decide to hang it up and check into a home for some “rest”. Not so for Angela del Toro. She dons a costume to fight crime as the new White Tiger, Marvel’s new six issue mini-series. Marvel Comics has sent us a five page preview, and a cool podcast link for your enjoyment.
As T’Challa and Storm enter Civil War in the pages of Black Panther, superstar Michael Turner will be joining the title as cover artist for the three-issue arc “Foreign Affaris” running through issues #23-25.
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Guilty Pleasures #1 has sold out at Diamond as the popular character from the Laurell K. Hamilton series of novels has staked her claim in the world of comics. Marvel and the Dabel Brothers are going back to press on this hot-selling first issue with an all-new variant cover by Brett Booth.
Or – “War! Hunh! Good gawd, y’all… What is it good for? Absolutely NOTHIN!” Preach on, Brother Beavis. This summer’s dueling crossover season has been brutal, in more ways than one. I’ve found that I’m reading more limited series, tie-ins, one shots, and reference materials than I am my regular titles. Some of them are good, some bad, some (like Civil War: Front Line) vacillate between awesome and embarrassing. So, how much damage does a tie-in issue do to a young series that has been mostly enjoyable?
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.