Marvel’s experiment in re-numbering delivers a new Captain America story. Does the man out of time get a chance to shine, or does Marvel NOW fail on its promises with Captain America #1? All this and more after the jump!
Daredevil is dead. Long live Daredevil! It’s left to Ben Urich to find out why Matt Murdock fell off the grid and generally became a recluse until the day of his death. Will some light finally be shed on this case or will Urich be left further puzzled? More after the jump!
After a childhood accident that left him blind but with super senses, Matt Murdock dedicated his life to defending Hell’s Kitchen. As the hero, Daredevil, Matt fought many urban criminals, like Bullseye and the Kingpin. By day, he works as a lawyer, usually seen defending several superheroes from public persecution. Daredevil comics have been the cornerstone of gritty, dark comics for Marvel, launching the careers of several prominent writers and artists.
This November, the Sentinel of Liberty begins a new war against one of his deadliest enemies in a world unlike any other in Captain America #1, kicking off the all-new ongoing series from the blockbuster creative team of writer Rick Remender and artist John Romita Jr.! As part of Marvel NOW!, Captain America joins a number of titles that will take the Marvel Universe in an exciting all-new direction, as the industry’s top creators join the top Super Heroes to deliver all-new ongoing series, great for new and lapsed readers alike!
In this issue: We three take a look at WE3, while Angus and Die Fledermaus duke it out. Will it be girls in bikinis, Victorian detectives, or the blind that go under the microscope? How about all three in this issue of the Major Spoilers Podcast.
Show Notes after the Jump!
Marvel has announced that Daredevil #500 sold out at the distributor level, and is going back to press with a variant cover.
Eisner Award-winning scribe Ed Brubaker teams with a cavalcade of superstar artists, including Michael Lark, Klaus Janson, and more, to present the final chapter of his Daredevil opus! This leads directly into the shocking Dark Reign: The List- Daredevil and the game changing Daredevil #500, at Matt Murdock embarks on the path of no returnâ€”and you canâ€™t afford to miss it! The Man Without Fear stands against his greatest challenge yet and one shocking decision will change Hellâ€™s Kitchen forever! Donâ€™t miss a special all-new story by Ann Nocenti & David Aja; a pin up gallery by todayâ€™s most acclaimed artists; and as special reprint of a key issue by Frank Miller! Plus, get your first look inside Dark Reign: The Listâ€”Daredevil by Andy Diggle & Billy Tan!
The second printing is expected to be in stores on October 07, 2009.
While the Marvel banner hasn’t been around for 70 years (Marvel proper began in 1961, but Timely Publications goes all the way back to 1939), Marvel will host a 70th Anniversary celebration at comic book stores across the nation on August 11, 2009.Â Sounds like a good time, until the announcement that Marvel was sending creators and Marvel characters not to the LCS, but to Barnes & Noble book stores.Â That’s sure to cause some controversy among all the fun.
The complete list of participating stores can be found here, while the Barnes & Noble breakdown is after the jump.
Marvel has passed along its schedule for the New York Comic Con taking place this weekend at the Javits Center in NYC.Â There are a lot of things to see, and some of the panels and signing might be on your list.
Whether you’re standing in long lines at a comic convention, driving across country on one of those wonderful family vacations, or jetting around the world closing multi-million dollar deals, you’re probably going to be bored enough to want to read something.Â DC has stepped up to the plate by releasing its list of trade paperbacks scheduled for release in May and June of 2009.
This list isn’t final, and is subject to change, but what is being offered, looks pretty good to me.Â For sure on my list will the the third Starman Omnibus.
In this outing: The news yas can use! The comic book reviews! The Statue of Bruce! Kirk and Hanâ€™s number twos! The Sturges interviews! Tag might make you say â€œeewwwws!â€ Beetleâ€™s got the blues! And one listener in ten gets the joke when I say, â€œBurma Shave.â€ All this and more, cause papa needs a new pair of shoes
This episode is sponsored in part by the Mid-Ohio-Con (www.midohiocon.com)
Show Notes (and more art) after the Jump
The Secret Invasion tie-in issue of Incredible Hercules has sold out at the distributor level – although I’m sure you can find copies at your LCS, prompting Marvel to go back to press with a variant cover featuring, you guessed it, interior artwork by Rafa Sandoval.
The second printing arrives July 23, 2008.Â Take the jump for that cover, and the cover image for Incredible Hercules #119.
The latest installment of the adventures of Roland Deschain is rolls into stores on June 4, and to hold you over until then, Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the fourth issue in the five-issue mini-series.