Press Release What can you get for a dollar? How about the Marvel Universe? Today, Marvel is proud to reveal the covers for the upcoming TRUE BELIEVERS – a new line of comics debuting exclusively in comic shops this April. Printing the first chapter of popular series for the suggested retail price of $1 – TRUE BELIEVERS is the perfect way for readers interested in trying out some of Marvel’s most popular titles in history without breaking the bank.
Press Release What can you get for a dollar? How about the Marvel Universe? Today, Marvel is proud to present TRUE BELIEVERS – a new line of comics debuting exclusively in comic shops this April. Printing the first chapter of popular series for the suggested retail price of $1 – TRUE BELIEVERS is the perfect way for readers interested in trying out some of Marvel’s most popular titles in history without breaking the bank.
For those of you who have been crying in your beer ever since the events of Brand New Day, can heave a sigh of releif as the webslinger and the hot model are back together again. Wait, what!? That’s right, True Believers, if you local paper (are there any of those left anymore) carries the Spider-Man comic strip, you saw Peter wake from a dream to discover he and Mary Jane are still hitched.Â Check out the editor box for how it happened. It’s too bad the real Spider-Man comic books can’t switch gears this easily. via The Comics Curmudgeon
In this week’s issue, we do what we do what we do… Rodrigo doesn’t see the point in voting for a lesser evil… Steve knows what evil lurks in the heart’s of fanboys (but not much else…) Matthew is smitten times two, but will they kiss? Plus: Doctor Peter Coogan returns for an analysis of why the other geeks are all better than you (and by you, I mean Stephen) and why they do that voodoo that they do so very well. Also, we wanna hear what you wanna hear! plus: Matthew delves into poetry. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_80.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via
Marvel has announced it is going back to press with Dark Avengers #2. Spanning from the terror of Dark Reign, multiple Eisner award winner Brian Michael Bendis and acclaimed artist Mike Deodato deliver a brand new Avengers series with a team of the most dangerous characters ever assembled!Â This isnâ€™t your mom and dadâ€™s Avengers, True Believers! The new printing will feature interior art by Mike Deodato on the cover. The reprint is scheduled to be in stores on March 25, 2009, and features a cover price of $3.99. via Marvel
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
“Bring out your dead!”Â “But Iâ€™m not dead yet!” Bet you thought Batman #681 featured the death of Batman, and all the hype USA Today, and other newspapers and magazines spewed out that week capped off the end of a legend. Turns out Batman didnâ€™t die in that fiery helicopter crash, and Grant Morrison is now spending two additional issues tying the appearance of Batman in Batman to the Batman weâ€™ve seen walking freely around in Countdown. Thatâ€™s right true believers – it ainâ€™t done yet!
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.
Or – “Sometimes, I’m Pleasantly Surprised That A Book Was Ever Green-Lighted…” Cary Bates is a name that I haven’t heard in comics’ circles in several years.Â The mind behind the Trial of the Flash, the revamp of Captain Atom, and one of the wackiest Earth-Prime crossovers ever (Earth-Prime, for you rotten kids out there, was supposed to be “our world,” where DC chronicles the history of stalwarts like Superman and Batman and ol’ what’sisface in the orange shirt) in which he and his co-writer traveled to the DCU and fought/helped the Justice League, respectively.Â Cary was one of those
Even if Matthew is not a big fan of all the Secret Invasion tie-ins, the complete Skrull invasion can’t be told without spilling into “a few” additional issues. Marvel has sent Major Spoilers two sneak peeks that tie directly into Secret Invasion – Avengers: The Initiative #16 and Black Panther #40.
Here it is true True Believers!Â The last installment of PART 1.Â As much as we’re going to miss the adventures of Matthew Peterson Italian Spiderman right now, Alrugo Entertainment promises our favorite 60’s action star from another country will be back… someday… Until then, enjoy the grand battle between Italian Spiderman and a band of evil doers. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VWI2e0vmz4[/youtube]
Following the success of the Iron Man movie over the weekend, Marvel Studios updated its movie schedule as follows: Punisher: War Zone (Lionsgate)- December 5, 2008 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Fox)- May 1, 2009 Iron Man 2 – April 30, 2010 Thor – June 4, 2010 The First Avenger: Captain America – May 6, 2011 The Avengers – July 2011 Spider-Man 4 – Still in development Ant-Man – Writer/Director engaged It was announced that Iron Man 2 would introduce Thor. While Robert Downey Jr, Gweneth Paltrow, and Terrence Howard are signed for three films, it is uncertain if Jon Favreau will
Marvel has announced Hulk #3 has once again sold out (at Diamond) and is going back to press with a second printing. â€œOh. My. Gosh.â€ writer Jeph Loeb exclaimed, “I’m amazed and so grateful for our continued success — three issues and three sellouts! Ed and I set out to have fun on this title and clearly the retailers and readers are having a blast too! We know that everyone is spoiling for the Red Hulk vs. Green Hulk match-up and this one sets the stage. So, hang on, true believers, the real smashing is still to come! Thanks to