Marvel’s “Champions” – The Change Agents of the Marvel Universe?

Marvel’s “Champions” – The Change Agents of the Marvel Universe?

In Marvel’s recently announced ongoing series Champions, six young heroes are looking to change the world by redeeming the concept of super heroes following a divisive conflict. From writer Mark Waid and artist Humberto Ramos, Champions stars Ms. Marvel, Nova, the Miles Morales Spider-Man, the Totally Awesome Hulk, a teenaged Cyclops and Viv Vision as a new team focused on the future. If their motivation for revolution sounds familiar, maybe it’s because this series looks like Marvel’s…

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PREVIEWS: SPIDER-ISLAND #1 comes out of MARVELS SECRET WARS

PREVIEWS: SPIDER-ISLAND #1 comes out of MARVELS SECRET WARS

It seems like no story line is safe from the Marvel summer event SECRET WARS, bringing SPIDER-ISLAND into the fold. Writer Christos Gage and artist Paco Diaz bring a twist on the original SPIDER-ISLAND, one where the Spider-Queen won against Spider-Man and his spiderized friends (I think spiderized that’s an accurate enough word for it). Anyway, take a sneak peek at SPIDER-ISLAND #1 below! FROM THE ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE The arachnid-infested Manhattan returns on Battleworld this…

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BOOM/Archaia Tap Stars for MOUSE GUARD’s 10th Anniversary

BOOM/Archaia Tap Stars for MOUSE GUARD’s 10th Anniversary

If you’ve ever gone looking for an all-ages comic at a comic shop, odds are that you’ve had Archaia’s Mouse Guard among the first recommendations. The beautifully illustrated and charmingly plotted anthology of tales has raked in critical acclaim and awards over it’s ten-year history, and now independent comics publisher Archaia press is ramping things up for Mouse Guard’s anniversary celebration by securing the services of some of comic books young stars. The new Mouse Guard…

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REVIEW: “The Amazing Spider-Man #1” Is Not Really A New Beginning

REVIEW: “The Amazing Spider-Man #1” Is Not Really A New Beginning

Warning: some SPOILERS for the issue follow. “The Amazing Spider-Man #1” comes directly after the conclusion of Superior Spider-Man, bringing us right into the action of Peter Parker’s return to the webhead mask. With Peter returns his light-hearted and sarcastic Spider-Man, which is quite nice after his long absence. However, the overall quality of this new #1 issue is somewhat mixed. Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos’ main story features the welcome return of Peter Parker,…

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Preview: Peter Parker Returns in “Amazing Spider-Man #1”!

Preview: Peter Parker Returns in “Amazing Spider-Man #1”!

Marvel has released a new preview of “Amazing Spider-Man #1,” featuring the resurrection of beloved protagonist Peter Parker. The first issue of this restarted series—written by Dan Slott and penciled by Humberto Ramos—hits shelves this April. To check out Peter’s return to webslinging action, click on the gallery below! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Peter Peturns in an “All-New Amazing Spider-Man #1”! With Great Responsibility Comes Great…Resurrection New York, NY (January 13, 2014) – Marvel Entertainment…

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First Look at “Superior Spider-Man #24”

First Look at “Superior Spider-Man #24”

Marvel has released several preview images from “Superior Spider-Man #24,” written by Dan Slott, with art by Humberto Ramos. Click on the gallery below to see a sneak peak of Spidey, Green Goblin, and Venom! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Darkest Hours Continues in Your First Look at “Superior Spider-Man #24” This December, Spider-Man battles his greatest foes as Darkest Hours continues in “Superior Spider-Man #24” from the critically acclaimed creative team of Dan Slott & Humberto Ramos!…

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“Amazing Spider-Man #692”

“Amazing Spider-Man #692”

“Amazing Spider-Man #692” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the old web-head, and like many other true believers out there I gave him $5.99 for his birthday. Turns out he really didn’t deserve it, as he wasn’t very good this year. The story kicks off by following Andy Maguire, a Midtown High student who is akin to vanilla syrup on vanilla ice cream. He takes a field trip to Horizon Labs where Peter gives a demonstration…

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