Having grown up on the adventures of the X-Men, I found this next bit of news to be some exciting stuff. According to what I’ve read there are some big things coming in the title and let’s not forget that Disney now has the rights back to the license so we are eventually going to get some films that bring this all together in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. By now you probably are aware of the final 20th Century Fox X-Men feature with “Dark Phoenix” that opens up in a couple of weeks. Click the highlighted text if you’d like to check out our Final Trailer post for that one. Now let’s get onto this cool Marvel news.
The Press Release:
With only two months until the highly-anticipated series HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X usher in a new era for the X-Men, fans can learn more about the seminal moments that shaped X-Men history with a brand-new documentary short series, X-MEN: THE SEMINAL MOMENTS, available on Marvel.com and Marvel social channels.
Starting today through the end of May, Marvel will release the four-episode series online to celebrate the X-Men series that changed the Marvel Universe forever: Giant-Size X-Men, 1991’s X-Men #1, Age of Apocalypse, and New X-Men. Sponsored by this summer’s blockbuster HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X series, these new retrospectives will take both longtime and new X-Men fans back to some of the greatest moments in the Marvel Universe, setting the scene for the most important story in the history of mutantkind. Continue reading Marvel Launches “X-Men: The Seminal Moments” Documentary Short Series→
We are here in July my comic collecting friends and today is actually the fourth of July so I am glad to see a couple of this months first issue offerings are connected to the Captain America mythos. So not only is it the 2015 years halfway point, but its also the continuing presentation of the brand new “Secret Wars” storyline and this is going to change the very fabric of the Marvel Universe for years to come. Check out all of the new first issues that are coming out this month. Some are on the stands already for you to purchase while the rest are coming soon. With this month I also added a couple of second issues since they had the premise and artwork for me to share. Thanks Marvel. Let’s go.
Age of Apocalypse #1: His war has been won. The few humans left alive are enslaved, the mutant rebellion crushed. EN SABAH NUR, the APOCALYPSE, rules his BATTLEWORLD kingdom without mercy, but the terrorist X-MEN plan to end his reign. Success means finding one very special mutant named CYPHER and unleashing a weapon that will kill Apocalypse — and possibly all mutants, too!
The Press Release:
Marvel’s biggest names are getting small and shrinking down to size this June for a series of special variant covers! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce 15 ANT-SIZED VARIANT COVERS coming to some of June’s newest Marvel titles! Celebrate the highly anticipated release of Marvel’s Ant-Man, in theaters July 17th alongside your favorite characters with these can’t miss covers! Look for ANT-SIZED VARIANTS coming to these Marvel titles throughout the month of June:
If you love comic books AND saving $money$ you’re going to want to read this news from Marvel Comics House Of Ideas.
The Press Release:
What can you get for a dollar? How about the Marvel Universe? Today, Marvel is proud to present TRUE BELIEVERS – a new line of comics debuting exclusively in comic shops this April. Printing the first chapter of popular series for the suggested retail price of $1 – TRUE BELIEVERS is the perfect way for readers interested in trying out some of Marvel’s most popular titles in history without breaking the bank.
Just in time for 2015’s Secret Wars, catch up on some of the most celebrated stories in Marvel history before their appearance in the biggest comic event of 2015! 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 collections – each for the suggested retail price of $1! Continue reading Marvel Announces $1 “True Believers” Reprint Program→