Serving as an epilogue to the “Throne of Atlantis” crossover with Justice League, this issue of Aquaman gives readers a new start and promises to move our hero into a new direction. What’s the verdict on this nautical adventure? Take the jump and check the Major Spoilers review of Aquaman #17…
He is the master of sea creatures and a member of the Justice League; a hero caught between the surface world and his ocean world of Atlantis. Unfortunately for Aquaman, he is also the butt of many superhero jokes in mainstream media, ranging from Family Guy to Robot Chicken (he needs to be near water for him to be useful, apparently). With the new 52, Geoff Johns had the daunting task of making Aquaman relevant. After a year and a half, he has succeeded so far. Now, this title and Justice League crossover to face off against Aquaman’s half-brother, Ocean Master.
Marvel has announced War of Kings #2 has sold out at the distributor level and is going back to press with a variant cover (above) featuring the interior artwork of Paul Pelletier.
Here’s how Marvel describes the issue:
Watch as the Kree, the Inhumans, and the Shiâ€™ar Empire all lay out their true intentions. Now that Vulcan has unleashed his boundless rage, what will be the fallout?Â There may be no way out for these powerful entities as they head towards a planetary Armageddon!
War of Kings #2 second printing has a cover price of $3.99, and arrives on May 6, 2009.
Marvel has a new viral campaign going for its cosmic Secret Invasion followup, War of Kings.Â The company released several banners for fans to put on their websites to promote the issue and to promote their own inner geek.
I must say I was pleasently surprised with Marvel including me in its campaign.
Rest of the banners after the jump.
I bet you were through with Secret Invasion, but behold true believers, Secret Invasion: War of Kings has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors!Â This has prompted the House of Ideas to send the issue back to press with a variant cover…yada…yada…yada.
And yes, War of Kings is a new even that will headline many upcoming titles including War of Kings; Darkhawk #1
It’s still several months away, but The Orlando MegaCon has released its initial list of guests for the 2009 convention.
Legendary artist George PÃ©rez will be the Special Guest of Honor at MegaCon 2009. In a 30+ year career in comics, George has illustrated Avengers, Fantastic Four, JLA, Wonder Woman, and a host of other seminal comics titles. He is hard at work on his next project from DC Comics, Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds. This will be George’s first scheduled convention appearance in over a year, as he took 2008 off the convention circuit.
More announced guests after the jump.
Marvel has announced that Guardians of the Galaxy #3 sold out at Diamond, prompting the company to go back to press with a new variant cover.