With H.A.M.M.E.R. Agents swarming the gates of the Baxter Building, the Fantastic Four get sucked into Marvel’s Dark Reign event.Â Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #1 written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Sean Chen.
With Great Power Comes Much Punching and Fighting With all the craziness that is going on in the DC Universe, itâ€™s nice to know you can sit down and read a title that both follows and breaks continuity at every turn.Â Superman/Batman reintroduced Supergirl to the world, but it also featured a run where the entire universe went flippy a couple of times, and no one in any of the other titles noticed. Weâ€™ve now come to a tale that has the Silver Banshee doing the thing that she does so well, which had the odd effect of Batman acquiring
DC announced Frank Quitely is providing the variant cover art for the upcoming Rise of the Olympian storyline in Wonder Woman #27. In this issue, written by Gail Simone and illustrated by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan, Genocide remains on a murderous rampage while Wonder Woman has to deal with the ramifications, both mental and physical, of failing to stop this threat. Meanwhile, the Amazons make their long-awaited return to a home they barely recognize, and a god makes a promise to Athena that will change the landscape of the DC Universe. The issue is scheduled to arrive in stores
DC Comics has announced Aaron Lopresti has created a variant cover to Wonder Woman #26, by Gail Simone. Following months of speculation over a new, male Wonder Woman and his fellow Manazons, WONDER WOMAN #26 puts the rumors to rest. In this issue, learn what horrific new threat Special Agent Diana Prince is unknowingly leading her team of agents against. And, at long last, the fate of the Amazons is revealed. The issue is scheduled to be in stores on November 26, 2008. DC has also announced it is publishing new editions of the Transmetropolitan trade paperbacks to meet demands
Marvel has announced the Astonishing X-Men #25, Ultimates 3 #4, and Ultimate Origins #2 have all sold out at the distributor level, prompting the company to go back to print with variant covers for each. “It’s unbelievably wild that we’ve sold out of all four issues AND multiple printings of these stories,” said Loeb of Ultimates 3 #4.Â “We’re having a blast with the Ultimate U’s mightiest heroes and this issue really sets up our last issue #5 of the “Who Killed The Scarlet Witch?” arc.Â The ending will surprise you — and even better, it is the direct lead
One of the best comic series of the past decade or more is, undoubtedly, Astonishing X-Men, by Joss Whedon and penciled by John Cassaday. Together they created one of the most comprehensive, cohesive and controlled pieces of comic literature weâ€™ve seen in a long time. Whedonâ€™s story was breathtaking, and Cassidayâ€™s art was better. So letâ€™s see how long it takes before it all comes crashing down. Why? Because Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi are now on the book and they arenâ€™t no Whedon and Cassaday.
Just to show you how popular the first issue of this series was, Marvel let Major Spoilers know that even with the “massive” overprint, the issue sold out at the distributor level. While we wait and see if Marvel will go back to print (my bet is they will), the company has sent us a sneak peek of issue #2.
For fans of the Marvel Ultimate line, the Ultimate Origins could be the beginning of the end, or the beginning of the beginning. The series will reveal how everything is connected, and to get you primed for the June 4th release, Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first issue.
Marvel Comics sent us the variant cover to Ultimate Origins #1. Yes, it is another Wolverine cover, but man, it looks good done up as a pencil sketch by Gabriele Dell’Otto.