Marvel Going Prehistoric in MARVEL LEGACY #1

Marvel Going Prehistoric in MARVEL LEGACY #1

As Marvel winds down Secret Empire, the publisher is setting its sights on the next big event, Marvel Legacy. The superstar team of Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic is set to deliver a new mini-series which will redefine not just the known history of the Marvel Universe, but add literally thousands of years to the timeline. Due for release in September, Marvel Legacy will launch with a 50-page first issue and likely a bevy of…

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PREVIEW: First Look at SPIDER-MEN II #1

PREVIEW: First Look at SPIDER-MEN II #1

Marvel Comics has released a short preview of the upcoming sequel to Brian Michael Bendis’ Spider-Men event, Spider-Men II, which will reveal the identity of the Miles Morales of the 616 universe. [OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Who is the Other Miles Morales? Your New Look at Marvel Comics’ SPIDER-MEN II #1 New York, NY—June 16, 2017 — THIS IS IT, TRUE BELIEVERS! The moment five years in the making is finally here! The first time Peter…

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Marvel Sets September Debut for Starset’s THE PROX TRANSMISSIONS

Marvel Sets September Debut for Starset’s THE PROX TRANSMISSIONS

In recent years, Marvel Comics has invested a substantial amount of resources into diversifying its lineup of original graphic novels, with the latest being the Prox Transmissions from Starset. The new OGN is being billed as the latest expansion of Starset’s science-fiction brand, tying into their albums, videos, websites, and live performances. Written by all-star writers Dustin Bates and Peter David, The Prox Transmissions will debut this coming September and will feature artwork from a…

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Marvel Announces GENERATIONS Creative Teams

Marvel Announces GENERATIONS Creative Teams

For months now, Marvel Comics has been teasing and promoting the launch of Generations, an event which will focus on Marvel’s “legacy” characters. This includes icons such as Captain America, which has seen Steve Rogers at times cede his mantle to Sam Wilson. It also includes characters like Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Thor, and others. With the August launch rapidly approaching, Marvel announced today which writers and artists will be tasked with carrying out the…

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SECRET EMPIRE Dominates May Sales

SECRET EMPIRE Dominates May Sales

Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest worldwide distributor of comic books, has released May’s rankings for the comic book market and the big winner is Marvel’s Secret Empire. Marvel Comics outperformed its main rival, DC, with six titles in the top 10. The first issue of the controversial Secret Empire claimed the top spot, with the second and third issues also claiming spots in the top 10. The May issue of Batman was the strongest performer…

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Los Angeles to Pay Tribute to Adam West with Bat-Signal Lighting

Los Angeles to Pay Tribute to Adam West with Bat-Signal Lighting

With the recent news of the passing of legendary Batman actor Adam West, fans the world over have found their own ways of memorializing the pop culture icon. Today, the city of Los Angeles, in partnership with DC Entertainment, announced that the city will organize a special tribute to West this coming Thursday. In a press release, DC revealed that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will light the Bat-Signal on the steps of Los Angeles…

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Marvel’s AMERICA Sells Out For Second Time

Marvel’s AMERICA Sells Out For Second Time

As far as the comic book market is concerned, Marvel’s America is a hit. After the first issue cracked Diamond’s Top 50 for the month of March, the second issue of the new series has sold out at a distributor level. Marvel announced last week that the second issue of America sold out on the day of release. April unit and dollar share numbers on the second issue won’t be available until some time in early…

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DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

In the race for comic book market dominance, DC may be about to take a big step forward. According to a report by Bleeding Cool, the Burbank-based publisher of books such as Wonder Woman, Justice League, Doom Patrol and The Flintstones is surveying select internet users on their level of interest in a digital subscription service. The report, which cites an unnamed source, states that the survey included questions on prospective price points and exclusivity….

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PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

[PRESS RELEASE] The Future of Mutankind Begins Here! Your New Look at X-MEN GOLD #1! New York, NY—March 6th, 2017 — From the ashes of Inhumans vs. X-Men, an all-new team will rise to make Charles Xavier’s dream become a reality! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside X-MEN GOLD #1 – the hotly anticipated debut issue, coming to comic shops everywhere on April 5th. Brought to you by the all-star creative…

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Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

As one of DC’s flagship titles, the Rebirth version of Wonder Woman has been a rousing success. Having debuted to critical acclaim and solid sales, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott’s take on the Amazonian leading lady has been doing very well. The peace-first approach to Diana has been a welcome change for longtime fans of the character, and now the team is exploring the early days of her most famous nemesis: Cheetah. October’s issues of…

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