Hey there readers, despite being stunned still at the passing of the great Stan Lee, I am so excited to share the news about this upcoming batch of Marvel Comics “True Believers” titles but first, please tell me that you were paying attention when I discussed the October “WHAT IF?” issues and the group that ran right before it with the “MARVEL KNIGHTS” because there were some awesome reprints in there. If you have a friend at the comic store see if they can secure these for you still because they are worth it. Now without any further adieu, here are Decembers series that focus on “Fantastic Four” Villains. Let’s take a look at the covers and what classic issue that they reprint.
TRUE BELIEVERS: FANTASTIC FOUR – SKRULLS #1: Reprinting: Fantastic Four (1961) #2
TRUE BELIEVERS: FANTASTIC FOUR – PUPPET MASTER #1: Reprinting: Fantastic Four (1961) #8
Hot on the heels of the most recent True Believers one-dollar issues that showcased the “MARVEL KNIGHTS” we get another exciting offering with October’s “WHAT IF? TRUE BELIEVERS MONTH!” I don’t know about you readers, but it sure seems like the fine folks at the House Of Ideas are looking to make these more of a regular occurrence and I am fine with that. We didn’t find an actual press release to go along with these but do have the cover art and the reference of what original issue the titles are based on. Let’s take a look.
TRUE BELIEVERS: WHAT IF THE AVENGERS HAD FOUGHT EVIL DURING THE 1950S? #1
Reprinting What If? (1977) #9
TRUE BELIEVERS: WHAT IF JANE FOSTER HAD FOUND THE HAMMER OF THOR? #1
Reprinting What If? (1977) #10
The folks over at The House Of Ideas are definitely running with the ball in terms of the “True Believers” one-dollar comic book offerings this year. So far, 2018 has offered up affordable readers that feature classic tales about “Venom”, “Wolverine”, “Avengers” and most recently “Ant-Man and The Wasp”. Now its time to celebrate the return of The Fantastic Four with these specially priced issues. Check out the full press and cover art. I’ll close out with some additional editorial.
The Press Release:
Before Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli take the Fantastic Four on new adventures this August, Marvel invites you to relive some of the First Family’s classic stories with a line of Fantastic Four-themed TRUE BELIEVERS comics, available only at your local comic book shops. Reproducing some of the most iconic Fantastic Four stories of all time 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 favorites with new and colorful re-printings!
TRUE BELIEVERS: FANTASTIC FOUR #1: Reprinting material from Fantastic Four (1961) #1
TRUE BELIEVERS: FANTASTIC FOUR VS. DOCTOR DOOM #1: Reprinting material from Fantastic Four (1961) #5
You’re probably thinking that there have been a LOT of the Marvel Comics “True Believers” titles coming at you fast and furious over the last few months and you would be 100% correct in this assumption. Collector’s have just taken a deep breath after the series of issues that focused on “Wolverine” and before that it was a whole bunch with that Lethal Protector “Venom”. Oh yeah there were also a bunch of “Avengers” themed ones in tandem with the “Avengers: Infinity War” film. Now it’s time to think smaller than ever before because the latest group features “Ant-Man and The Wasp”. A new trailer was released a few weeks ago and we shared it HERE in case you missed it. Now, let’s check out these new “True Believers” titles.
The Press Release:
This summer, the fans can relive some of their favorite Ant-Man/Giant-Man and Wasp classics with a line of Ant-Man themed TRUE BELIEVERS comics, available only at your local comic book shops. Reproducing some of the most iconic Ant-Man/Giant-Man and Wasp stories of all time 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!
TRUE BELIEVERS: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP – THE BIRTH OF GIANT-MAN 1: Reprinting material from Tales to Astonish (1959) #35, #49
The fine folks at the House Of Ideas over at Marvel Comics really seem to be stepping up their game with the seemingly constant flow of “True Believers” reprints this year. Our focused readers have already seen me laud the “Infinity” related titles on THIS POST and the “Venom” ones on THIS POST and now without a break in the flow, we are getting “10” “Wolverine” issues. There wasn’t a bona fide Press Release to share with you but I do have the issues rundown and the cover art so let’s go.
TRUE BELIEVERS: KITTY PRYDE AND WOLVERINE #1 (Reprinting Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #1)
32 PGS./Rated T …$1.00