Everyone who loves super-heroes knows this story: Steve Rogers a 28 year old polio-afflicted young man from Redondo Beach, California is brought into the armed forces by Italian defector Dr. Maria Vasselli to become a Super Soldier. His goal? To defeat the Nazi’s own supersoldier, an Italian mutant known as the Red Skull! Wait, what?
I’m going to let you decide if this is a good thing or not, as Marvel announced today that it will bring Foilogram covers for the upcoming relaunch of the Ultimate Comics line. â€œThis is Marvel doing the nineties right,â€ explained David Gabriel, Marvel Comics Senior Vice President of Sales & Circulation. â€œWeâ€™re taking two of the most popular cover treatments of all timeâ€”foil and hologramsâ€”to create an all new kind of cover, as a â€˜thank-youâ€™ to fans whoâ€™ve been demanding this kind of variant! Retailers and fans don’t need to worry.Â We’re only doing this on a limited basis.Â
Press Release In an unprecedented move, writer Robert Kirkman and illustrator Ryan Ottley have made a cryptic, semi-confident promise that INVINCIBLE #63 might be kind of a big deal for reasons they wouldn’t say and plan to back it up with a special Wednesday shipment direct to comic shops!
Editor’s Note: To tie in with the question we posed to readers earlier, we’re giving our very own Marlowe Lewis a chance to slip into the Marvel Editor in Chief chair and have an imagined conversation with Jeph Loeb over the latest issue of Ultimatum #4.
Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the upcoming Archie Americana Series: Best of the Ninties, featuring fan favorites from a decade ago. Painstakingly restored from original archival materials and faithfully re-colored, this high-grade paperback edition features a computer-airbrushed cover rendered in 1990s style by Archie fan-favorite, Rex Lindsey.