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Marvel Announces “Gamma Flight” Series For June

The Press Release:
From the pages of one of Marvel’s most critically acclaimed titles comes a new series: GAMMA FLIGHT! Launching out of Al Ewing’s Eisner-nominated work on Immortal Hulk, GAMMA FLIGHT will introduce a new Marvel super team consisting of Bruce Banner’s allies, friends, and even former archenemies! Featuring artwork by Lan Medina, the new series will be co-written by Ewing and Crystal Frasier. Fraiser will make her Marvel Comics debut in June’s Marvel’s Voices: Pride #1 and previously served as a consultant on earlier issues of Immortal Hulk. Now she teams up with Ewing to take this fascinating, hauntingly beautiful Hulk saga to the next level.

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“Gamma Flight” #1

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Marvel Reveals Two All-New “Empyre” One-Shots For April

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The Press Release:
When EMPYRE #1 hits stores in April, it will be a culmination of decades worth of Marvel storytelling in an epic sci-fi tapestry that will delight both longtime comic fans and newcomers! Before the debut issue lands, two all-new essential one-shots will pave the way to this grand event: EMPYRE #0: AVENGERS and EMPYRE #0: FANTASTIC FOUR! This pair of stories will be written by the architects of EMPYRE themselves, Al Ewing and Dan Slott with art by Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva! Fresh off their work on HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X, these two superstar artists will once again complement each other’s skills in mirroring stories!

In Ewing and Larraz’s EMPYRE #0: AVENGERS, old allies have returned and the Avengers are called to the new Green Area of the Moon to help face a terrible enemy. And in Slott and Silva’s EMPYRE #0: FANTASTIC FOUR, the Fantastic Four will witness the final conflict of the Kree/Skrull War and meet a long hidden Elder of the Universe… the mysterious Profiteer! Both one-shots will lay the cosmic groundwork for Marvel’s next incredible saga and feature first appearances of major new players in the Marvel Universe!

“EMPYRE starts with a bang – the Avengers and the Fantastic Four meeting a threat from two sides, with two different strategies – and these #0 issues will let set readers up to see how they got there,” says Ewing. “As the Avengers meet with old friends, and the Fantastic Four run into some brand-new ones, both teams face some stark choices and a test of their character as a team. It’s the best way to get inside the heads of the Avengers and the Fantastic Four before the main action begins.”

Check out the glorious connecting covers by iconic artist Jim Cheung below, and don’t miss the pivotal start to this legendary event this April in EMPYRE #0: AVENGERS and EMPYRE #0: FANTASTIC FOUR! For more information on EMPYRE, visit marvel.com.

EMPYRE #0: AVENGERS: Written by AL EWING
Art by PEPE LARRAZ; Cover by JIM CHEUNG

EMPYRE #0: FANTASTIC FOUR: Written by DAN SLOTT
Art by R.B. SILVA; Cover by JIM CHEUNG

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’m always up for a good one-shot edition for my collection and especially when its coming from some talented creative teams. Of course since the holidays have only just passed us by I will need to peruse these items on the racks first to see if I’ll be adding them to the collection. What about you fine supporters of the medium? Does this interest you and are you looking forward to the “Empyre” storyline when it comes to pass this April? Chime in down below in the comments. See you next time.

Official Website: http://www.marvel.com

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“Empyre: Fantastic Four” #0
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“Empyre: Avengers” #0
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“Empyre: Avengers” #0 & “Empyre: Fantastic Four” #0 Connected

Marvel Announces “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Series For 2020

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The Press Release:
Al Ewing is currently taking the Hulk on strange new journeys in the critically-acclaimed IMMORTAL HULK and starting in January, he’ll do the same for everyone’s favorite ragtag group of space adventurers. Just announced at the Marvel’s Next Big Thing Panel at New York Comic-Con, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY will be launching in January under the new creative team of AL EWING and JUANN CABAL. Ewing’s spin on Marvel’s flagship cosmic title is sure to be intense, putting the Guardians in the center of a new intergalactic war and going up against the latest threats facing the galaxy, including the reborn Dark Gods of Olympus.

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“Guardians Of The Galaxy” #1

“GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is a high-octane spy-fi action-adventure set against an evolving backdrop of interstellar politics, intrigue and suspense,” says Al Ewing. “War is coming – and if the Guardians can’t stop it, they’re going to be right in the middle…”
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Marvel Comics Presents: “Marvel Comics” #1000 This August

The Press Release:
As Marvel honors its 80th Anniversary this year, Marvel announced a new epic comic book issue to celebrate the legacy of the Marvel Universe: MARVEL COMICS #1000! Featuring 80 creative teams with luminaries from both classic and current comic books (and beyond!), this oversized one-shot will be packed with pages spanning across generations of Marvel’s iconic Super Heroes – with cover art from legendary artist Alex Ross!

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“Marvel Comics” #1000

As the Marvel Universe reaches new heights around the globe, MARVEL COMICS #1000 serves as a testament to the world of characters and stories that have captured the hearts of millions of fans – whether they’ve followed Marvel for years or are just getting started. Anyone will be able to pick up this book and dive right into the Marvel Comics Universe!

Al Ewing, writer of the critically-acclaimed Immortal Hulk series, will be the primary writer of MARVEL COMICS #1000, framing the overall structure of the book.
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Marvel Announces “You Are Deadpool” (Coming May 2018)

To say that Deadpool is a popular character is an understatement and with a brand-new movie coming out sometime in May of this year this will likely raise the awareness on the Merc with a Mouth. Yesterday, the folks at Marvel Comics announced a mini-series that sure does sound interesting. Take a look at the cover of the first issue and some of the provided preview pages.

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“You Are Deadpool” #1

The Press Release:
The fourth wall has been broken – by you, because this May, YOU can be Deadpool! The merc with the mouth is your guide as he takes you on a fantastic ride that doubles as a role playing adventure in this new five-part weekly miniseries where adventure…danger…and the future…all rests in YOUR hands!

Written by Al Ewing (Avengers: No Surrender) with art by Salva Espin (Deadpool) and Paco Diaz (Avengers: No Surrender), YOU ARE DEADPOOL is an interactive narrative that lets readers control Deadpool’s story by rolling dice, keeping track of their scores, and making smart (or disastrous) decisions. And be prepared to meet some classic and unique guest stars as you travel through time as Deadpool in a whirlwind adventure!
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