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3-page preview: Captain Marvel #2

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Marvel Comics Monday afternoon released a three-page preview of Captain Marvel #2 written by Kelly Sue DeConnick with art by Dexter Soy. Marvel Comics also released the second printing covers of Avenging Spider-Man #9 and Captain Marvel #1. DeConnick’s next issue of Captain Marvel will be in your local comic book store on August 15th, 2012.

Your First Look at CAPTAIN MARVEL #2!

Marvel is proud to present your first look at Captain Marvel #2! The all-new creative team of Kelly Sue DeConnick & Dexter Soy dial it up a notch as Carol Danvers comes face to face with a challenge from her past – one she can’t walk away from! And who – or what – is the secret of the Banshee Squadron? Also, don’t miss your chance to see Marvel history in the making when Captain Marvel #1 Second Printing Variant & Avenging Spider-Man #9 Second Printing Variant fly back into comic book stores, starring the all-new smash hit superhero Captain Marvel! Dive into the high-stakes adventures of Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel #2, soaring into comic shops everywhere, the Marvel Comics app, and Marvel Digital Comic Shop this August.

CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 (JUN120653)
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Penciled by DEXTER SOY
Cover by ED MCGUNNIESS
FOC – 7/23/2012, On Sale – 8/15/2012

CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUN128073)
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Penciled by DEXTER SOY
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
FOC – 7/30/12, ON-SALE – 8/22/12

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #9 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUN128074)
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Pencils and Cover by TERRY DODSON
FOC – 7/30/12, ON-SALE – 8/22/12

Marvel Now Point One: Fury teaser

Marvel Comics Monday afternoon released a teaser image for the Marvel Now Point One issue coming out in October. We have a guy with an eye-patch. This could only mean one thing. Fury…

Who Will Shape The Future Of Marvel NOW!?

Find out more about Marvel NOW! Point One, Friday July 13th, at the Marvel Cup O’ Joe panel, 3:15 PM PST, during Comic Con International 2012!

Can’t make it to the convention? Follow along on the Marvel Events App &events.marvel.com, the best way to get exclusive videos, real-time announcements from the convention floor and up-to-the-minute panel, in-booth, and signing schedules of all your favorite Marvel creators!

And don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter with #MarvelNOW!

6-page preview: Thief of Thieves #6 – Kirkman will sleep when he is dead.

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Thief of Thieves #6 written by Robert Kirkman with art by Shawn Martinbrough. Kirkman has another book! When does this guy sleep? Thief of Thieves steals its way into your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

The heist you’ve been waiting months to see goes down! Will Redmond – AKA Conrad Paulson – be able to pull this off, or will his final caper leave him behind bars, or worse… six feet under?

6-page preview: Morning Glories #20 – Sister knows best.

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Image comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Morning Glories #20 written by Nick Spencer and art by Joe Eisma. As you can tell by the description below Spencer is keeping all the details to himself. Morning Glories #20 parades into your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

Mature Readers
Sister knows best.

6-page preview: Invincible #93 – Who is that guy?

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Invincible #93 written by Robert Kirkman with art by Ryan Ottley. Let the countdown to 100 begin! Wait, are we talking about Walking Dead? No, Kirkman has a second book approaching issue 100, simply amazing. Invincible #93 continues the battle in your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

More secrets about Robot’s and Monster Girl’s time spent in the Flaxan Dimension are revealed. Meanwhile, in the present – things go to hell, and the new Invincible has to prove if he’s worthy of the mantle in the face of… INVASION.

6-page preview: Haunt #24 Manhattan goes BOOM!

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Haunt #24 written by Joe Casey with art by Nathan Fox. Has it been 24 issues all ready? Do you remember when Todd McFarlane and Robert Kirkman were the creators of the book? Haunt #24 slips into your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

It’s mayhem on the streets of Manhattan! A relentless creature of fury andfire running amok! Only Haunt can save the city from an apocalyptic end! But at what cost? The new nightmare rolls on in 2012!

6-page preview: Hack/Slash #17 – baseball bat to the face!

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Hack/Slash #17 written by Justin Jordan with art by Daniel Leister. Tim Seeley takes the month off to recharge the batteries. Hack/Slash #17 beats down the door of your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

Mature Readers
‘THE GOOD SON,’ Part One. Guest writer JUSTIN JORDAN (THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE) continues his epic tale of blood and blood relations as Vlad faces off against his mutant family on the streets of Chicago.

6-page preview: Epic Kill #3 – Death becomes her

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Raffaele Ienco’s Epic Kill #3. The body-count continues to grow in issue three. Epic Kill #3 reaches your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

She’s walking death. A goddess of carnage. Bare-handed she’s unbelievable but put a gun in her hand? You’d have to be out of your mind. Elsewhere… the newly elected Prez is accused of fraud on Election Day by the candidate that lost.

AvsX – Just went Highlander on us!

Marvel Comics Monday afternoon released a teaser image for Act 3 of the Avengers vs. X-Men mega event. The image has the tag-line of “There can be only one!” The major problem with this is it is a complete rip-off from the “Highlander” franchise but maybe Disney bought that too! Well, we look forward to more original ideas coming from Marvel in the coming weeks.

Avengers Vs. X-Men – Act 3 Begins: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE!

This August, the comic book event of the year – Avengers VS. X-Men – reaches critical mass as Earth’s Mightiest make their last stand against the Phoenix Force. But when the Phoenix Force yearns for a single host, who will it choose? There can only be one! Act Three kicks off in Avengers Vs. X-Men #9, hitting comic shops, the Marvel Comics app, and Marvel Digital Comic Shop this August.

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #9 (JUN120592)
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by ADAM KUBERT
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
FOC – 7/9/2012, On Sale – 8/1/2012

6-page preview: Danger Club #3 – Let the bodies hit the floor!

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Danger Club #3 written by Landry Walker with art by Eric Jones. The chaos continues in part three of the series. Danger Club #3 will be in your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

The bodies begin piling up as the world’s governments move against the forces of the teenage superheroes. Meanwhile, Kid Vigilante is concerned about the link between Jack Fearless and the President of the United States.

6-page preview: Creator Owned Heroes #2 ‘American Muscle’

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Creator Owned Heroes #2 written by Steve Niles with art by Phil Noto. This is a fitting book for Niles who is a big fan of creator owned books. Creator Owned Heroes #2 will be in your local comic book store on July 4th, 2012.

Mature Readers
‘AMERICAN MUSCLE,’ Part Two by STEVE NILES & KEVIN MELLON Facing the realization that he has led the gang to a dead end, Gil takes matters into his own hands. Unfortunately, heading into a mutant infested desert my yourself leads to big, nast trouble. PLUS! An interview with PAUL POPE, a PHIL NOTO art gallery, con photos, and original articles all celebrating the creator-owned spirit!

6-page preview: Artifacts #19 ‘Phantoms of the heart’ part 1

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Artifacts #19 written by Ron Marz with art by Stjepan Sejic. This is part one of the ‘Phantoms of the heart’ storyline. Artifacts #19 will be in local comic book stores on July 4th, 2012.

Written by Ron Marz. Illustrated by Stjepan Sejic.
‘PHANTOMS OF THE HEART’, PART 1 Tom Judge, a former priest-cum-FBI profiler and bearer of the Rapture, and his partner Tilly Grimes track down another Artifact bearer – a doctor. But this trip to the hospital may prove fatal for one of them

Image Comics wants you to buy sex? #SDCC


Image Comics will announce something big at Comic-Con on July 14th at 2PM. Image released this image Monday afternoon.

2:00-3:00 Image Comics Experience— Join publisher Eric Stephenson and a panel of surprise guests an exclusive look at what’s coming up for Image in 2013! An absolutely don’t miss event for anyone wanting to be among the first to hear some of the biggest comics announcements of the year! Room 25ABC

6-page preview: Saga #4

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Saga #4 written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Fiona Staples. Saga #1 sold close to 70,000 copies and every issue since has gone to a second printing. Saga #4 continues the journey in your local comic book store on June 20th, 2012.

From IMage Comics:
Welcome to SEXTILLION, a distant planet where even your darkest fantasies become reality. See why everyone’s talking about this hit new ongoing adventure from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and FIONA STAPLES!

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6-page preview: Grim Leaper #2

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Grim Leaper #2 written by Kurtis J. Wiebe with artwork by Aluisio Santos. The first issue of this gory romantic comedy sold-out. Issue two finds death’s door on June 20th, 2012.

From Image Comics:
Mature Readers
Lou Collins: Serial Leaper. Lou desperately tries to find Ella, the woman with an identical curse, before his next horrific death. But, there’s malevolence waiting in the darkness, something that wants to kill Lou before he even gets the chance. Something alive.

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6-page preview: Darkness #104

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Image Comics Monday afternoon released a six-page preview of Top Cow’s Darkness #104 written by David Hine with artwork by John Rauch. This is part four of “The Crack in Everything” story arc. Darkness #104 will be in your local comic book store on June 20th, 2012.

From Top Cow:
‘THE CRACK IN EVERYTHING’, PART 4 We can tell you only two things about this issue: One, this issue will dive into depths of horror darker than any previous Darkness issue, and two, you won’t see the end coming.

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“Modok & Scarlet Witch’s first date” #AVX zero 2-page preview




Marvel Comics Monday afternoon released a two-page preview of Avengers VS. X-Men #0 written by Brian Micheal Bendis and Jason Aaron with art by Frank Cho. The first two pages show Scarlet Witch and Modok trading punches in front of the White House. Avengers VS. X-Men #0 will be in your local comic book store on March 28th, 2012.


Bendis, Aaron & Cho Prepare For War In AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0

This March, fans worldwide cannot miss the essential opener to the biggest pop culture comic event of the year as Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Avengers VS. X-Men #0! Just before the Avengers and the X-Men go head to head, superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron & Frank Cho set up the crucial roles of the Scarlet Witch and Hope Summers before their allegiances come into question. With all eyes on Wanda and the Mutant Messiah, the Marvel Universe has become a powder keg on the verge of exploding! No fan can miss Avengers VS. X-Men #0, in stores and the Marvel Comics app this March!

You’ve heard It’s Coming—and this April The War Is Here in Avengers VS X-Men! All your favorite super heroes enter—and only one team will emerge victorious!

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0 (JAN120622)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & JASON AARON
Art & Cover by FRANK CHO

Villainous Venom variants everywhere!


Monday afternoon Marvel Comics released all the Venom variant covers for the month of February 2012.

What do you think of the covers?
Do you like them?
More importantly would you buy them for more than face value?

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From Marvel Comics:

VENOM Infects The Marvel Universe This January!

February is going to be an action packed month for Venom, but before the insanity begins we’ve got your first look at January’s jaw dropping Venom Variants! Brought to you by some of the best artists in the industry, get ready for a unique look at your favorite Marvel heroes as they get infected by symbiotes!

Kicking off February with a bang, Venom makes unholy alliances with Red Hulk, Ghost Rider & X-23 to save Sin City, Las Vegas, from total chaos in Venom: Circle of Four. Then, just as Rick Remender and Gabriel Hardman take the reins as the new creative team of Secret Avengers, they draft Venom to the team’s lineup!

So what are you waiting for True Believer, go out and tell your retailers to make yours VENOM!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 (NOV110480)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110481)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by MIKE PERKINS
FOC- 12/19/2011, ON SALE- 01/11/2012

DEFENDERS #2 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110489)
DEFENDERS #2 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110488)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils by TERRY DODSON
Variant Cover by CHRIS STEVENS
FOC-12/12/2011, ON SALE- 01/4/2012

FF #14 (NOV110542)
FF #14 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110543)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils by JUAN BOBILLO
Variant Cover by MICHAEL RYAN
FOC-01/2/2012, ON SALE- 01/25/2012

SECRET AVENGERS #21 (NOV110497)
SECRET AVENGERS #21 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110498)
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Pencils by STUART IMMONEN
Variant Cover by KHOI PHAM
FOC- 01/2/2012, ON SALE- 01/25/2012

VENOM #12 (NOV110533)
VENOM #12 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110534)
Written by RICK REMENDER
Pencils by LAN MEDINA
Variant Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
FOC-12/26/2011, ON SALE- 01/18/2012

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #4 (NOV110560)
WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #4 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110561)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils by NICK BRADSHAW
Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS
FOC- 12/19/2011, ON SALE- 01/11/2012

X-MEN #23 (NOV110570)
X-MEN #23 VENOM VARIANT (NOV110571)
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Pencils by WILL CONRAD
Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
FOC- 12/12/2011, ON SALE- 01/4/2012

Fantastic Four #600 teaser image

Marvel Comics released this image Monday afternoon of Galactus standing on the moon in an ominous pose with “Very Soon, Your World Is Going To Be Broken,” as the caption.

This is a teaser image for Fantastic Four #600 and FF #12 coming out in November one week apart. Leinil Yu has been credited with art on Fantastic Four #600. Jonathan Hickman is the writer on both of these books. Is this the return of Johnny Storm?

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