Marvel has announced, that following Amazing Spider-Man #600, the company will debut Web of Spider-Man in October.Â This will be a new ongoing title that will feature Spider-Girl stories in the issue as well. â€œWith the â€˜Gauntletâ€™ storyline starting up and many classic adversaries of Spider-man coming back to the book, we wanted to find a place to tell you more about them without it eating up too many pages of the thrice-weekly Amazing Spider-Man,â€ explained series editor Steve Wacker. â€œSo while were tossing ideas around on where to best put that stuff, beleaguered assistant Tom Brennan came up with
Dark Reign and the Marvel Noir events have been doing quite well for Marvel, as the company announced three of its titles have sold out at the distributor level.Â The first is X-Men Noir #3, featuring the team of Fred Van Lente and Dennnis Calero.Â While Marvel says it has no plans to go back to press on this issue, the company’s record for reprints indicates you’ll see something eventually.
This week finds Marvel releasing the fourth issue of the third installment of the Marvel Zombies saga.Â This series finds the undead heroes and villains finding a gateway to the Marvel 616 universe, and if I were to guess, nothing will ever be the same…again! Take the jump for a sneak peek of the issue directly from the House of Ideas.
Marvel has announced the first issue of the Marvel Noir line has sold out at the distributor leve (although copies may still be available at your local comic shop).Â The sell out has prompted the company to send X-Men Noir #1 back to print with a variant cover featuring the interior art of Dennis Calero.
Marvel has announced the first issue of the third installment of the Marvel Zombies saga has sold out at the distributor level (although, as always, there may still be copies at your local comic shop).Â The “high demand”Â means a new printing for readers, with, yes, a variant cover.
One of the best comics going around at the moment is Wolverine First Class. It is a telling of how the close relationship that Kitty and Logan have evolved, from Kittyâ€™s first days at the Xavier School. Itâ€™s funny, itâ€™s cute, and above all, it gives you the insight in to their relationship it promises. However the sales are not justifying its quality, with only 22,000 sold for issue 3. Itâ€™s a pity, because it is a book I want to continue reading.
Regardless of what you think of Platinum Studios, you have to admit, it does know how to market and spin itself to megabucks. Cowboys and Aliens, the sci-fi western that finally saw the light of day last year, was sold to Dreamworks to be turned into a major motion picture, after 10 years in on again off again development hell. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is in negotiations to play the lead in the the flick. “Cowboys & Aliens” derives from a graphic novel written by Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley from an original idea