The Press Release:
Knull is coming. The God of Symbiotes will make his long-dreaded arrival this December in KING IN BLACK, the monumental event that delivers on everything Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman have built up in their groundbreaking run on Venom. To celebrate this epic storyline, readers can see Knullified versions of their favorite Marvel heroes on twisted variant covers coming in December.
These chaotic versions of heroes like Captain America, Thor, and Storm reveal just what happens when Knull’s overwhelming darkness overcomes the Marvel Universe as we know it. You can see some of these glorious covers now featuring an all-star lineup of amazing artists including Skan, Ken Lashley, Taurin Clark, Iban Coello, and more! Be on the lookout for more Knullified variant covers coming your way and brace yourself for Knull’s impact this December in KING IN BLACK! Continue reading Marvel Reveals “Knullified” Variant Covers For December→
Truth be told there has been no shortage of posts relating the Marvel Comics super-spy The Black Widow with her movie drawing closer and closer to being released. Clicking the website tag HERE will bring up a bevy of film trailers, comic book features and toy release news that all feature the character and just a few moments ago the world was given the final trailer for the film. You can check that out down below and then enjoy the premise, casting and get your first look at the official theatrical poster.
The Premise: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Natasha Romanoff finds herself alone and forced to confront a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Romanoff must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. Continue reading Marvel Studios: “Black Widow” Final Trailer→
The Press Release:
Sometimes it’s good to be bad! For the month of May, your favorite Marvel characters are showing off their sinister sides in deliciously evil variant covers. From Spider-Man to Captain America, see Marvel’s most popular heroes reimagined in twisted ways and keep your eye out for more Dark Marvel Variant Cover reveals coming your way!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #45: “DARK MARVEL” VARIANT by DOALY
At the moment of this posting, the BIG GAME is on and I’ve just returned from a day long convention at the Javits Center covering for my other website “The Chronicles Of Piercing Ken” so I don’t even know where the game actually is in terms of play. What I do know though is that we have a “Big Game” spot for the upcoming Marvel Studios feature “Black Widow” and since I’ve recently discussed here brand-new comics series that is coming soon (discussed HERE) and the awesome action figures from the film that are available (discussed HERE), I figured why not post this brief trailer clip. After the clip you can peruse the premise, casting and review the posters that have surfaced so far. We still don’t have any new ones to share but when they come to light I will likely give them a post of their own to tie all these other items together. Now get thee to watching.
The Press Release:
Announced this morning in an exclusive interview with IGN, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (Captain Marvel) will be launching a new Black Widow ongoing series this April! Drawn by rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman), BLACK WIDOW #1 will feature a deadly mystery that only the Marvel Universe’s greatest spy can solve.
Beyond San Francisco’s Golden Gate, Natasha’s entire world will be upended as she finds herself up against some of her most formidable villains. But what happens when they’ve found a way to take her out – even more permanent than death? Readers can expect all the intrigue and heart-pounding exploits that Natasha Ramonoff is known for as well as appearances by characters like Red Guardian and Yelena Belova! With this new series, 2020 will be Black Widow’s greatest adventure yet!
“I think Black Widow is an incredibly rich character in that she works well in a lot of different genres, but that can also make her a little tricky – if you try to do too much with her instead of committing to a clear vision I think you can run into trouble,” Thompson told IGN. I’m very interested in the duality of Natasha… so look for that to be a recurring theme in this first arc as she struggles against that and leans into it. We have some high profile guest stars (and of course some impressive villains) but this story has to stand on its own for a lot of reasons that will become clear immediately in issue one… which starts off feeling like a classic Natasha story and then quickly becomes quite unlike any story we’ve ever seen for her before.”
“Kelly Thompson is one of my favorite writers. She really knows how to get to the core of what a character is,” says Associate Editor Sarah Brunstad in the BLACK WIDOW Launch Trailer. “This new series asks the question: What would happen if some of Black Widow’s greatest enemies come together and figure out how to put her out of commission for good?”
“Natasha’s fought so many different villains over the years but she’s never had that one definitive villain in her life but now we’re bringing her past back to haunt her so to speak with the Red Guardian,” CB Cebulski adds. “What Kelly Thompson is doing, pulling together all these amazing elements of Black Widow’s past to bring her in the future makes it a must-read comic of 2020.”
Follow along on Natasha Ramonoff’s latest mission this April in BLACK WIDOW #1! For more information, visit marvel.com.
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BLACK WIDOW #1
Written by KELLY THOMPSON; Art by ELENA CASAGRANDE
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
KELLY THOMPSON. BLACK WIDOW. ‘NUFF SAID!
Best-selling, Eisner–nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR) and rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman) launch a new BLACK WIDOW series that changes everything! Natasha Romanoff has been a spy almost as long as she’s been alive. And she’s never stopped running, whether she was working for the good guys…or the bad. But Natasha’s world is about to be upended. Beyond San Francisco’s Golden Gate lies a mystery that only the Marvel Universe’s greatest spy can solve. Don’t miss the heartbreaking thrill ride of 2020!
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I don’t know about you readers, but I have been a fan of the Black Widow since I used to read her adventures when she was a part of the regular “Daredevil” series back in the 1970’s (yes I realize I am dating myself in that disclosure). I am also pretty stoked for the upcoming film and the subsequent action figures that are coming from Hasbro and have already been talked about here on the website. This new series will likely be a very good one and as I close up these thoughts I wonder what you think about the news. Chime in down below in the comments section. See you next time.