Here’s another Rapid-Fire Roundup of news coming out of the various Marvel panels on day two of the San Diego Comic Con.
It is supposed to be Wolverine Week for all the Marvel followers, so why not reward your devotion to Logan with a sneak peek of Wolverine: Weapon X #2?Â IT’s directly from Marvel and arrives May 20, 2009.
Marvel has announced that New Avengers: The Reunion #2, and Wolverine #1 have both sold out at the distributor level.
On New Avengers: The Reunion #2:
The fan favorite duo writer Jim McCann and artist David Lopez join together to bring Ronin and Mockingbird back together during Dark Reignâ€¦but things aren’t going as they planned! Somewhere there is a ticking bomb and time is running out! Can the two settle their differences before an entire city blows to pieces? The answers start here!
And for Wolverine: Weapon X #1, Marvel says:
Jason Aaron and artist Ron Garney craft a tale of mystery and intrigue that presents the most dangerous X-Man as you have never seen him before! As if Loganâ€™s past couldnâ€™t haunt him even more, someone from Weapon X is out creating killers based on his image! But when the deadly Wolverine discovers this shocking truth, will anyone survive the backlash? Donâ€™t miss Garneyâ€™s stylish interior artwork on the cover of this highly anticipated second printing variant!
Wolverine fans will be able to get a reprint of the first issue beginning April 29, 2009. But for now, New Avengers: The Reunion readers will have to wait to see if this issue goes back to press. Otherwise, wait until May 6, 2009, when issue #3 arrives in stores. Both issues feature the $3.99 cover price.
If you are into variant covers, then check out the plethora of covers Marvel is planning to release of the upcoming Wolverine: Weapon X #1 issue.
Wolverine’s past is coming back to haunt him…again!Â Wolverine: Weapon X #1 arrives in April, written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by Ron Garney.Â Marvel sent us a sneak peek that you can read after the jump.
Empire has the first image of Taylor Kitsch as Gambit in the upcoming Wolverine movie.
Opening May 1st, 2009, the Gavin Hood-directed film stars Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Will.i.am, Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney and Lynn Collins. Leading up to the events of X-Men, Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program.
What’s a week without something from Marvel featuring Wolverine?Â Or sould I say, Weapon X… Weapon X: First Class is a three issue mini-series taking a look at Logan’s early years as a secret fighting machine.Â Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue that arrives November 5, 2008.
So often the Wolverine one-shots are a desperate attempt to continue the never ending information drop of Wolverineâ€™s shady past. How did he become Weapon-X, did he have a relationship with Marilyn Munroe, did he date your mother? Rarely does any writer simply stop, and decide to tell a decent unimportant Wolverine story.
Thankfully in this world, we have Brian K. Vaughan.