Not everyone in the Marvel Universe is aware the Hulk has been shot into space, but they are beginning to notice as his rogues begin to cause trouble. In She-Hulk #15, the green bombshell has decided to join S.H.I.E.L.D. as part of Civil War! Her first mission is t track down the Hulk and find out what has happened to him. This story arc will be a big one for the Illuminati and all of Marvel as it builds toward the World War Hulk storyline. Here is your sneak peek of the issue.
Optimus Prime has made the big time, making the cover of Empire magazine. We’ve seen the image before in pure render form, but for the cover some additional touch ups have been made with those fancy lens flares all the kids are using these days. This magazine has a cover date of February 2007, which means it should be on shelves next month. The only problem, you have to be in the UK. Not there? Take the jump for the cover.
Top Cow has sent us a 10 page preview of Witchblade Manga #1, shipping February 2007. Takeru is a young Japanese schoolgirl raised in a Buddhist monastery by a group of nuns. Her life is quite average, filled with homework and boy troubles, except for the forbidden wicked-looking claw locked in a box within the monastery. Things take a dark turn when the claw begins to haunt poor Takeru’s dreams. To complicate things further, a group of mysterious, black clad monks show up at the monastery and the stage is set for the Witchblade to choose its latest bearer. Take
Archie Comics has announced the classic Archie characters Betty and Veronica will get a new look in May 2007 in Betty and Veronica Double Digest #151. What do think? Do you like your Archie characters traditional, or are you hip on the new style? UPDATE: Here’s a good news/bad news thing. The good news is I’ve learned this is only going to be a four issue “test”. The bad news is they still look a little freaky for my taste.
Top Cow sent Major Spoilers a 12 page preview of the first collected volume of Hunter-Killer written by Mark Waid. Volume 1 collects Hunter-Killer issues #0, #1-#12 plus the one shot Hunter-Killer Dossier. Fans of Marc Silvestri get a bonus sketchbook to see how he brings the characters to life.
Marvel Comics has sent us a whole lotta previews for titles arriving in stores January 10, 2007. The year is starting to look good with Blade #5, Mythos: Ghost Rider, and Squadron Supreme. All the details, and five page previews for each title, after the jump.
Top Cow has sent us a sneak peek at The Darkness: Level 1, which is scheduled to be in stores January 3, 2007. Level 1 gives readers a whole new look on the story of Jackie Estacado and the Darkness in this Top Cow Productions/2K Games crossover issue. There are four different covers in this sneak peek, so take the jump.
Top Cow has sent us an early look at the Cyberforce/X-Men crossover scheduled to be in stores December 27. Cyberforce and the X-Men meet head on, while on a trip to Japan. Check the six page preview for details. Oh, and check this out; this crossover issue is 32 pages with no ads. More details and two covers after the jump.
Once again Image Comics has sent us a Sneak Peek of issues scheduled to be in stores December 20, 2006. Take the jump for the Wonderful Wizard of OZ graphic novel, Pirates of Coney Island, and Bomb Queen II #3 (Warning: NSFW)! That’s quite a combo this week ranging from an adaptation of Baum, to Pirates and bombs…
Marvel has sent us a sneak peek at the upcoming Iron Man: Hypervelocity #1. This issue finds Tony Stark designing all new Iron Man armor, and testing it out throughout the series. I wonder why he needs yet another Iron Man suit? Guess that is why we have a six part mini-series to explain it all. Take the jump to find out more and see a five page preview.
DC Comics has sent us a four page sneak peek at Sandman Mystery Theatre: Sleep of Reason #1, which goes on sale this week. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Wesley Dodds. He’s only around for a short while before someone new must take up the mantle of The Sandman.
As odd as it sounds, C.B. Cebulski is taking on the Avengers and Spider-Man and turning the titles into classic fairy tales. Spider-Man Fairy Tales tells the story of Little Red Riding Hood, but Marvel Editor Molly Lazer warns readers well known characters may not be cast as expected. Ric Terico will be doing the artwork on Spider-Man Fairy Tales issue that will be released in May.