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Marvel Announces Exclusive Agreement with Pat Gleason

The Press Release:
Marvel Entertainment is excited to announce that artist Pat Gleason will bring his distinctive style and ideas to Marvel in an exclusive agreement!

One of the most versatile creators in the comic industry, Gleason has lent his talent to numerous DC, Marvel, and Image properties over the years, helping to produce multiple New York Times best-selling books including Batman And Robin, Aquaman, Green Lantern Corps, JLA, and Welcome To The Working Week with Patton Oswalt.

Gleason, known for his striking dynamic art style, will be joining the incredible family of Spider-Man artists on today’s titles to bring the Marvel Universe to life, starting with a short story in Amazing Spider-Man #25 in July!

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“Pat and I started our comic book careers together almost two decades ago, and ever since joining Marvel, he’s an artist I’ve been dying to work with here, to have him draw our incredible characters,” said Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski. “I’m thrilled that the stars have now aligned and Pat’s joined us in the hallowed halls of the House of ideas. Trust me, the contributions he’s going to make to our comics are going to mind-blowing!”
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Marvel Comics First Issues Coming In May 2019

Hey there readers and welcome to our Media Month of May. I generally say “Metal Month Of May” but that is for the musical reports and not the Pop Culture stuff. So before I get started I need to ask you readers if you have seen “Avengers: Endgame” yet or not. I just saw it this past Monday and was blown away by the spectacle and how they closed up the first chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I will not spoil it for any of you of course but do your best to avoid the social networks and pretty much anything that shares news because there are spoilers everywhere. Now let’s get down to business with the May first issues and special editions coming from the Marvel Comics side of the fence.

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“Savage Avengers” #1

SAVAGE AVENGERS #1: The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst – Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to the Marvel Universe and his new adventures begin here. What is the City of Sickles? Who is the Marrow God? How is the Hand involved? The roughest and most dangerous characters rumble through this new title starting with…Conan vs. Wolverine? ’Nuff said.

GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO JR. (A); Cover by DAVID FINCH

WAR OF THE REALMS STRIKEFORCE: THE DARK ELF REALM #1: THE PUNISHER LEADS THE CHARGE TO SHUT DOWN THE BLACK BIFROST! Deep in the swamps of Svartalfheim stands the Black Bifrost, Malekith’s corrupted Rainbow Bridge and the only reliable means of travel between the realms with the true Bifrost in pieces. If the gods are going to stop Malekith’s invasion, the Black Bridge must fall. With her son missing and husband injured, Lady Freyja must take up the challenge herself. But she won’t go alone. Hulk (Jen Walters), the Punisher, Blade and Ghost Rider follow the All-Mother of Asgard straight into Malekith’s home territory!

BRYAN HILL (W) • LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A/C)
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Marvel Presents “Marvel’s Greatest Creators” True Believers Month For May

Our readers know full well just how much we enjoy the comic collecting medium and especially programs like Marvel Comics “True Believers” line. Below you can enjoy the press release and visuals about their latest set that will hit the racks in May. Take a look.

The Press Release:
This May, Marvel celebrates some of the most influential comic creators in Marvel history with a line of MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS TRUE BELIEVERS comics, available only at your local comic book shops. Reproducing some of Marvel’s most iconic stories by industry greats such as Louise Simonson, Peter David, Steve Englehart, Roy Thomas, Don McGregor, and Mike Zeck at the suggested retail price of $1, TRUE BELIEVERS are perfect for readers new and old. Whether it’s your first time reading these memorable tales or your hundredth – you won’t want to miss this special celebration. Look for your favorite classic stories with new and colorful re-printings!

• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: AVENGERS – THE ORIGIN OF MANTIS #1: Reprinting Avengers (1963) #123
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: HULK – THE WEDDING OF RICK JONES #1: Reprinting Incredible Hulk (1968) #418
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: INVADERS #1: Reprinting Invaders (1975) #1
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: IRON FIST – COLLEEN WING #1: Reprinting Marvel Premiere #19
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: IRON FIST – MISTY KNIGHT #1: Reprinting Marvel Premiere #21
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: LUKE CAGE, POWER MAN – PIRANHA! #1: Reprinting Power Man #30
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: POWER PACK #1: Reprinting Power Pack (1984) #1
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: SILVER SURFER – RUDE AWAKENING #1: Reprinting Silver Surfer (1987) #51
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: SPIDER-MAN – KRAVEN’S LAST HUNT #1: Reprinting Web of Spider-Man (1985) #31
• MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: WHAT-IF? – SPIDER-GIRL #1: Reprinting What If? (1989) #105
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Marvel Comics Outlines 2019 C2E2 Signings, Panels and More

Starting tomorrow, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo will be taking place and while we are not going to be in attendance we wanted to share the agenda that our friends over at Marvel Comics will be involved in. Check out the full press release down below.

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The Press Release:
This weekend, Marvel is taking Chicago by storm! And you won’t want to miss what we’ve got in-store, as we’re packing this year’s convention with wall-to-wall fan service including signings, panels, stage events and more! Heading to the show? Make sure to stop by the Marvel Booth (Booth #327) and don’t miss all the exciting events happening at all weekend long including signings, giveaways (while supplies last), costume contests and more!

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“Avengers” #17 (C2E2 Variant)

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Marvel Announces “Star Wars” #50 Facsimile Edition

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The Press Release:
In celebration of Marvel’s 80th Anniversary, Marvel is releasing a special Facsimile edition of the 1977 STAR WARS #50! Coinciding directly with May’s upcoming STAR WARS #108 one-shot from Matthew Rosenberg and artists Giuseppe Camuncoli, Luke Ross, Kerry Gammill, Andrea Broccardo, this Facsimile features a full reprint of the issues’ classic story – ads and all! – from writer Archie Williams and artists Al Williamson, Tom Palmer and Walter Simonson!

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With new stories of original series characters such as Jaxxon, Amaiza, Domina Tagge, Valance the Hunter, and more, STAR WARS #108 acts as a direct sequel to Star Wars #50 – making this a truly epic 80th Anniversary celebration!
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