Hello my fine feathered comic book reading friends, we are now here in February and getting down to the nitty gritty of some of the first issues that are heading our way this month from the Marvel Comics side. As you know I only feature the first go rounds and not the individual monthly rest of it since there are plenty of websites doing that for you already. There is some interesting stuff coming along with three titles from the “Daredevil” mythology and more one-shots for the massive “Monsters Unleashed” event. Check it out below with the art and press copy that comes care of the Marvel Comics publicity side. Remember that each of these will come with a couple of variant covers done by other creative sorts and those “Monsters Unleashed” editions have a very fun “Gwensters Unleashed” variant to enjoy. Those covers were showcased already on THIS POST in case you missed it. Here we go.
KINGPIN #1: WILSON FISK BUILDS A BRAND-NEW EMPIRE! The KINGPIN has done bad things. Deplorable things. He has cheated the law. He has blackmailed rivals. He has killed. But that’s all in the past. The Kingpin is back in the city that he loves and ready to make his mark as a titan of legitimate industry, but needs to rekindle his public image. When Wilson Fisk makes disgraced journalist SARAH DEWEY an offer she can’t refuse, the spiraling saga of crime and betrayal begins anew. Don’t miss the start of Kingpin’s ongoing series, written by breakout writer MATTHEW ROSENBERG and illustrated in the heavy noir stylings of BEN TORRES, as Manhattan’s criminal mastermind returns to the Big Apple with honorable intentions, but no one in his circle remains pure on his climb back to the top.
I’m continuing the share of the press copy that discusses the early 2017 Monster program by Marvel Comics which if you can pardon the pun speaks more about the “Monsters Unleashed” storyline and showcases some tie-in special issues. The art and press copy come care of the fine folks at Marvel Comics and I will speak a little more at the close. Here we go, the monster mash is coming at us soon.
The Press Copy:
New York, NY—November 8th, 2016 — As skyscraper-sized behemoths rampage across the Marvel Universe – it’s all hands on deck as heroes from across the globe mobilize to combat endless monster hordes! Cullen Bunn and five superstar artists are poised to bring you a blockbuster epic that has to be seen to be believed beginning in MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1. With action so big, it’s spilling out into the rest of the Marvel Universe! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce the next four Monsters Unleashed tie-in one-shots for the month of February – DOCTOR STRANGE #1.MU, CHAMPIONS #1.MU, UNCANNY INHUMANS #1.MU and ALL-NEW X-MEN #1.MU!
First up, it’s massive monster mayhem in DOCTOR STRANGE #1.MU. The good doctor would have a hard time taking down these monsters at peak strength – how do you think he’ll do now that his magic has been diminished? Next, Marvel’s newest teen team supreme goes head-to-head with giant monsters in CHAMPIONS #1.MU. As they crash headlong into their first big conflict, will they find they’re in over their heads? Then, she’s the best there is at what she does – but what she does ISN’T fighting giant monsters. As the X-Men head to New Orleans in ALL-NEW X-MEN #1.MU, what they uncover deep in the bayou could help turn the tide before it’s too late! Finally, Crystal and her crew head to Italy for an epic throw down in UNCANNY INHUMANS #1.MU. They’ll have a hard enough time shutting down one monster, but when two make landfall in Rome – Crystal and her crew of Inhumans will have to dig deep if they want to save the city and everyone in it! Continue reading Marvel’s “MONSTERS UNLEASHED” Lets Loose Four New Tie-Ins→