Though I realize that I’ve already gone over the first issues that will be coming out this month from Marvel Comics, I wanted to take a moment and spotlight a grouping of issues that are being labeled as “True Believers” issues. I’ll let the press from Marvel themselves do the talking but I will offer up some insight to each one if possible and at the close. Let’s get started.
“What can you get for a dollar? How about the Marvel Universe? Marvel is proud to present TRUE BELIEVERS – special introductory comics for the low price of only $1 each. Coming this April your window into the biggest stories in Marvel history costs only a buck! Enter the world of Civil War, Age of Apocalypse, Old Man Logan, Planet Hulk, the critically-acclaimed ICON series Powers and many more with the first chapters of these top-selling, critically-acclaimed collections. Just in time for Secret Wars (maybe you’ve heard of it? Secret Wars – the biggest Marvel event ever!), catch up on some of the most celebrated stories in Marvel histories before their appearance in the biggest comic event of 2015!”
Infinity Gauntlet #1: (Reprinting material from INFINITY GAUNTLET #1) – Thanos has completed the mighty Infinity Gauntlet with all of the six soul gems and will reshape the cosmos to his liking. It pit him against most of the heroes of the Marvel Universe both Terran and extra terrestrial. With Thanos appearing in the first Avengers and Guardians Of The Galaxy films this will educate the new reader on just how nasty this dude is and what the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be up against when film three comes around in a few years.
Marvel Zombies #1: (Reprinting MARVEL ZOMBIES #1) – While I never read these series, I think its interesting enough to pay a visit back to this one based on the popularity of “The Walking Dead”. The premise of this series was due to an intergalactic virus strain of some kind causing an infection which turned our beloved heroes and hated villains into zombies. Of course this takes place outside of the conventional Marvel Universe but that is alright.
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