Friday, February 23, 2018

02.23.2018 - CABLE ‘GREATEST HITS’ VARIANTS Starting This March!

Variant Covers Will Showcase Cable Through The Years!
                                                                                                              
New York, NY—February 23, 2018 – Gear up for the Soldier of Fortune’s most colossal arc yet – with these Cable: Greatest Hits variants celebrating Cable’s past (and future) glory! From his original appearance by Rob Liefeld, to his time in the Age of Apocalypse, to his role as guardian of the Mutant Messiah, journey through the time-tossed mutant’s history with these covers by top creators Ryan Stegman, Mike Spicer, Ariel Olivetti, Chris Burnham and more to be announced!

  

Look for Cable’s variant covers on the following titles:

1.       CABLE #155 by RYAN STEGMAN AND MIKE SPICER on-sale March 21st!
2.       CABLE #156 by ARIEL OLIVETTI on-sale April 18th!
3.       CABLE #157 by CHRIS BURNHAM on-sale May 16th!
4.       CABLE #158 by TO BE REVEALED
5.       CABLE #159 by TO BE REVEALED

The first CABLE VARIANT COVER hits comic shops March 21th. Don’t miss your chance to collect all five!


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02.23.2018 - Archie’s SuperTeens Return in a Super Fun New Crossover Event!

 

The superpowered team-up 50 years in the making is finally here! If you've been wondering whatever happened to Pureheart, Super Teen, and the rest of Riverdale's superheroes, wonder no more. CBR has the breaking news: the SuperTeens are flying back to comic shops this summer in a wild two-issue crossover event with Archie Comics’ flagship hero team, The Mighty Crusaders!

Created by a super-team of Archie Comics veterans — writers Ian Flynn, David Williams, and Gary Martin, and artists Kelsey Shannon, Williams, Martin, and Jack Morelli — the madcap action launches with ARCHIE SUPERTEENS VS. CRUSADERS #1 on June 20. What will happen when these universes collide? Anything's possible, but we know this caper will be packed with more hamburgers than any other superhero comic on the stands! 

02.23.2018 - Go Behind The Scenes of THE DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR!

Jason Aaron talks about Mighty Thor #705, hitting shelves March 2018!

For more than three years, Jason Aaron has been building Jane Foster’s story to its epic conclusion – and it all comes together in Mighty Thor #705! This March, don’t miss the final chapter of Thor’s journey, written by Jason Aaron and drawn by Russell Dauterman, as Mangog’s rampage threatens to bring about the end of Asgard as we know it – and the Goddess of Thunder herself.

Get the behind the scenes look at THE DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR #705 featuring writer Jason Aaron!


In case you missed it, Marvel is also giving you the chance to dive into the epic final adventure for FREE with the oversized kick-off issue #700. Head to www.marvel.com/redeem, enter the code THOR700 by Monday, February 26th, and start reading now! Don’t miss the opportunity to jump in on the story that has hooked fans and critics alike!


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© 2018 MARVEL

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

02.21.2018 - FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018: Your First Look!

Free Comic Book Day 2018 is your perfect chance to dive into the Marvel Universe – and today, Marvel is excited to reveal your first look at the previously unseen cover of FCBD AVENGERS #1!

Stay tuned for more FCBD content to be announced in the coming weeks!




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Marvel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. 
For more information visit marvel.com
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02.21.2018 - Marvel Announces BLACK PANTHER #1 (#173)

Featuring an all-new creative team and all-new direction!
                                                                                                              
New creative teams. New series. New directions. New beginnings. It all kicks off this May with BLACK PANTHER #1 (#173)!

“Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be rolling out new beginnings for a few of our key franchises—new creative teams, new starting points, new storylines—all the big stuff that we’ve been building towards since LEGACY began,” said SVP and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort. “This isn’t a clearing of the slate—while these new starts will kick off with new #1s, we’ll be maintaining the classic LEGACY issue counts as dual numbering on these titles as well. Oh, and don’t read anything into not seeing a character on the Jim Cheung piece…we can only squeeze so many characters onto there without killing poor Jim!”

For more information on BLACK PANTHER #1 (#173), including creator interviews, visit Marvel.com.

For up-to-date information on all new #1 titles, visit http://marvel.com/marvel2018comics.


BLACK PANTHER #1 (#173)
Written by TA-NEHISI COATES
Art and Cover by DANIEL ACUNA
On Sale 5/23/18



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02.21.2018 - ARCHIE COMICS May 2018 Solicitations


May Solicits/March Previews
ARCHIE HORROR
VAMPIRONICA #3
NEW ONGOING SERIES! You can't go home again... or can you? Veronica's search for answers leads to a deadly confrontation at Lodge Mansion.
Script: Greg and Megan Smallwood
Art:  Greg Smallwood, Jack Morelli
Cover: Greg Smallwood
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 6/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
DARK CIRCLE
THE BLACK HOOD VOL. 2 (TR)
After the soul-crushing events of BULLET'S KISS, disfigured cop Greg Hettinger leaves Philly for Southern California, but a plane ride can't separate Greg from his troubles. THE BLACK HOOD, VOL. 2 collects THE BLACK HOOD ongoing series issues #7-11.
Script: Duane Swierczynski
Art: Michael Gaydos, Robert Hack, Greg Scott, Rick Burchett, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Rachel Deering
Cover: Greg Smallwood
978-1-62738-890-0
$14.99 US/$16.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
136 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/23

ARCHIE
ARCHIE #31
Break-ups, hook-ups, Archie on the guitar again, and the Bee drops a huge announcement! Add to this the threat of the Blossom Twins' real father, and peril is everywhere as this arc races towards its game-changing conclusion!
Script: Mark Waid, Ian Flynn
Art: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Audrey Mok
Variant Covers: Ben Caldwell, Pete Woods
On Sale Date: 5/30
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
ARCHIE VOL. 5 (TR)
The fallout from OVER THE EDGE is here! One life has been destroyed, another family has been torn apart—and only the kids of Riverdale High can save their town from imploding! ARCHIE VOL. 5 collects the HEART OF RIVERDALE storyline from issues #23 - #27 of the ongoing Archie series.
Script: Mark Waid
Art: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Various
978-1-68255-929-1
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/2
BETTY & VERONICA: VIXENS #6
NEW STORY ARC! “Hunted”: The Vixens are being followed by a sinister former foe, but he claims to come in peace—can he be trusted? Meanwhile, a young woman’s mysterious disappearance has the Vixens’ questioning if their actions are having consequences. Please join us as we welcome new interior artist Jen Vaughn!

Script: Jamie Lee Rotante
Art: Jen Vaughn, Elaina Unger, Rachel Deering
Cover: Jen Vaughn
Variant Covers: Sanya Anwar, Eva Cabrera
On Sale Date: 5/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

COSMO #5 (of 5)
Retailers: Combined initial orders matching or exceeding 75% of combined initial orders on issue #1 will receive an additional 10% discount.
Cosmo puts on his game face for an all-new adventure! When an unexpected detour lands Cosmo inside an arcade machine, the mighty Martian will need more than wits to level up and conquer the cabinet of digital demons!
Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Tracy Yardley
Variant Covers: Game Box Art, Retro Art
On Sale Date: 5/23
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #6
The history of werewolves in the Jones family runs deep—but does that include Jughead's little sister Jellybean as well? It's a question good ol' Jug must answer before the Coopers or Reggie's new Pack get to her first!

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma, Bob Smith, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Gorham
Variant Covers: Derek Charm, Michael Walsh
On Sale Date: 5/30
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

RIVERDALE #13
From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the new CW series Riverdale, this ALL-NEW, ongoing comic series features stories set in between episodes of the new CW TV series Riverdale
Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Various
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz, John Workman
Cover: CW Photo Cover
Variant Cover: CW Photo Cover
On Sale Date: 5/16
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
THE ARCHIES #7
This is it! The band has reached the end of their tour. Are they ready to play the show Veronica booked for them way back in THE ARCHIES #1? Have they learned enough to open up for JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS? The hard rockin' conclusion to the beloved rock 'n' roll comic is here! FINAL ISSUE.

Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Greg Smallwood
Variant Cover: Cliff Chiang, Fiona Staples
On Sale Date: 5/2
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
THE ARCHIES VOL. 1 (TR)
The rockin' debut featuring the battle of friendship vs. fame, with a few special guests along the way! Follow Archie's quest to make his songwriting dreams a reality, and see how the rock ‘n’ roll dream effects the lives of the band! Features a special cameo from indie-pop trio CHVRCHES! Collects The Archies one-shot and issues #1 - #3 of the ongoing series.


Script: Alex Segura, Matt Rosenberg
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Joe Eisma
978-1-68255-893-5
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/30

ARCHIE CLASSIC
ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #7
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Viva La Vinyl!” Collecting vinyl records has returned in popularity, and Archie is really getting into his parents vinyl record collection—but what will he do when he accidentally destroys his dad’s prized Elton Pretzley album?
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 5/16
128-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.
ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #289
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  “Room With a View!” Archie’s ready to move onto bigger and better things—namely, a bigger room! But when Archie decides to remodel himself, things might get messy!
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Bill Galvan, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/30
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.
ARCHIE GIANT COMICS SURPRISE (TR)
You’ll be SURPRISED at how much fun we can pack into these GIANT compendiums of our most entertaining stories! This collection features 480 pages of iconic Archie tales in one amazing volume!

Script: Various           
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-68255-891-1
$7.99 US/$9.99 CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
TR
480 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/16
BETTY AND VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #263
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Now You ‘Sea’ Me!” Betty and Veronica hit the high seas for Spring Break. But it’s not all fun and play as the girls start performing alongside the cruise ship illusionist—will they be able to work some magic on his terrible act?

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Bill Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/16
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.
BETTY AND VERONICA FRIENDS FOREVER #1: AT THE MOVIES
Classic Betty and Veronica-style stories make their return with this collection of fun tales that see the two iconic BFFs get the Hollywood treatment and experience some matinee madness! 
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 5/2
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.
B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #261
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  “Where the Buffalo Roam!” Betty and Veronica are checking out a college campus for a weekend—but their visit takes an unexpected turn when the school’s mascot turns the campus into a real animal house!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/9
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #78
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  Historical or Hysterical!” When Brigitte makes her big Broadway debut, the gang gets together to support her—but Veronica’s in need of support herself when her expensive gown rips in two!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/2
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

02.20.2018 - Marvel Announces VENOM #1 (#166)

Featuring an all-new creative team and all-new direction!
                                                                                                              
New creative teams. New series. New directions. New beginnings. It all kicks off this May with VENOM #1 (#166)!

“Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be rolling out new beginnings for a few of our key franchises—new creative teams, new starting points, new storylines—all the big stuff that we’ve been building towards since LEGACY began,” said SVP and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort. “This isn’t a clearing of the slate—while these new starts will kick off with new #1s, we’ll be maintaining the classic LEGACY issue counts as dual numbering on these titles as well. Oh, and don’t read anything into not seeing a character on the Jim Cheung piece…we can only squeeze so many characters onto there without killing poor Jim!”

For more information on VENOM #1 (#166), including creator interviews, visit Comicbook.com.

  
  

VENOM #1 (#166)
Written by DONNY CATES
Art and Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
On Sale 5/9/18



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For more information visit marvel.com
© 2018 MARVEL