The Adult Jean Grey Returns to the Marvel Universe in “Phoenix Resurrection”

The Adult Jean Grey Returns to the Marvel Universe in “Phoenix Resurrection”

It’s been 13 years since writer Grant Morrison killed off Jean Grey in the climax of his legendary run on “New X-Men,” and today Marvel Comics announced that the adult version of the character will return in Phoenix Resurrection, from writer Matthew Rosenberg (“4 Kids Walk Into A Bank,” “Secret Warriors”) and artist Leinil Yu (“Secret Empire,” “Superior”). The series will also see five yet-to-be-revealed superstar artists contributing their takes on Jean Grey as well. Phoenix…

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Marvel Announces Creative Teams for IRON FIST & JESSICA JONES

Marvel Announces Creative Teams for IRON FIST & JESSICA JONES

As a part of their ongoing Marvel Legacy launch, Marvel continues to shake up the creative teams on what appear to be core books moving forward. Today the New-York-based publisher announced the creative teams for the relaunched Iron Fist and Jessica Jones series. Both characters have taken starring turns in their own Netflix original series, with varying levels of critical acclaim. Given the high profile being provided to both as Marvel Television ramps up for…

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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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BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Last week saw the premiere of Legion, a new FX TV series based on the Marvel character created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. The series follows David Haller, a mutant currently being treated for schizophrenia as a patient in a psychiatric hospital. Haller is one of the few…

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BACK ISSUES: Sweet Christmas – Luke Cage, Hero for Hire

BACK ISSUES: Sweet Christmas – Luke Cage, Hero for Hire

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the weekly column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Today, we look at the history of the Hero for Hire, Luke Cage! Tomorrow the latest Marvel TV series debuts on Netflix. Luke Cage joins Netflix’s line of Marvel series, which include “Daredevil” and “Jessica Jones”, both of which have been hits with audiences as well as…

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PREVIEWS: Alias Investigations Reopens with a First Look at Jessica Jones #1

PREVIEWS: Alias Investigations Reopens with a First Look at Jessica Jones #1

A decade after starring in her own title, and following the smash success of the Netflix TV series, Jessica Jones is back in her own series. And she’s brought her original creative team with her. Marvel’s released preview pages of Jessica Jones #1, and we’ve got them below! Written by Brian Michael Bendis, with art by Michael Gaydos and covers by David Mack, “Jessica Jones” drops the character in the dark and gritty corners of…

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Marvel’s Latest Iron Man Will Be Called Ironheart!

Marvel’s Latest Iron Man Will Be Called Ironheart!

Just a few weeks ago, Marvel revealed that Tony Stark won’t be the man in the iron mask anymore, and that a new character, Riri Williams, will be taking over as the Golden Avenger. Today, in an exclusive with WIRED, Marvel has revealed that when she takes over the mantle of Iron Man, Williams will go by the name Ironheart. Created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato Jr, Riri Williams is a 15…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 New Titles For 6/1/16

ADVANCE SCOUT: 5 New Titles For 6/1/16

It’s Back! Today marks the return of ADVANCE SCOUT, where each week here at Capeless Crusader, we select a group of creator-owned and independent (and sometimes not so indie) comic books which are deserving of our readers’ attention. These books represent some of the best work being offered outside of the comics mainstream. Enjoy! Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: Pink #1 Earlier this year Boom! comics brought the beloved franchise Power Rangers to comics in the much…

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Marvel shows off FREE COMIC BOOK DAY offerings

Marvel shows off FREE COMIC BOOK DAY offerings

Coming to a comic book store near you on May 7th is Free Comic Book Day, a special event where both independent and well-established publishers offer free books to their readers. So far, DC and Archie Comics have unveiled their offerings for the big day, and now it’s Marvel’s turn. Their first title will be FCBD CIVIL WAR II #1, which gives an insight into the biggest event of 2016. Brian Michael Bendis and Jim…

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MARVEL and Netflix debut first JESSICA JONES teaser trailer

MARVEL and Netflix debut first JESSICA JONES teaser trailer

Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the second of four Marvel shows, has gotten its first teaser trailer, released by Netflix to accompany the date announcement for the show. Following the success of Daredevil, Jessica Jones is the second street level hero to debut on Netflix. Krysten Ritter will be portraying Jones, a former costumed superhero already, who is now working in New York as a private investigator. The series is based off the comic book series Allias, by Brian…

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