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Marvel Celebrates Captain America’s 80th Anniversary w Giant-Sized Tribute in March

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The Press Release:
In March 1941, comic book legends Jack Kirby and Joe Simon introduced the world to Steve Rogers in the historic CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1, and a pop culture icon was born. Now, Marvel is proud to honor their tremendous contribution to the comic book industry with CAPTAIN AMERICA TRIBUTE #1, a giant-sized special celebrating the character’s 80th anniversary.

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“Captain America Tribute” #1

CAPTAIN AMERICA TRIBUTE #1 will feature a cadre of Marvel’s best artists redrawing and modernizing Captain America’s first appearance, CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1, as well as his genre-defining reintroduction to the Marvel Universe, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s AVENGERS #4. See the Star-Spangled Avenger’s extraordinary origin, his first battle against the Red Skull, and his Silver Age debut where he emerges from suspended animation to live on as a Star-Spangled Avenger like never before as your favorite artists reimagine these classic tales for a new age. These definitive comic book stories will be presented in an all-new way in a star-studded special that will delight long-time True Believers and the current generation of Marvel fans!
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Marvel & Comic Book Retailers To Offer FREE “X-Men” & “Spider-Man/Venom” Editions In July

The Press Release:
This July, readers will get a chance to dive into some of Marvel’s most exciting new titles with brand-new stories for free at participating comic shops! Originally part of May’s Free Comic Book Day, Marvel will be now be releasing two never-before-seen titles for fans to get a first look at some of Marvel’s biggest upcoming events. Each issue will contain two separate extraordinary tales involving the X-Men, Spider-Man, and more by Marvel’s most acclaimed creators!

Available on July 15, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020: X-MEN will feature a brand-new X-MEN story by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into the game-changing X OF SWORDS crossover! The second story will also foreshadow an upcoming epic tale by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello.

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FCBD “X-Men” #1

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Marvel Reveals The Covers For “2” Free Comic Book Day Issues

As an avid comic book reader, one of the events that I look forward to each and every year is Free Comic Book Day. For those who are just learning about this event, it takes place on the first Saturday in May and you can learn more about it via the link at the close of this narrative. Today I’m here to showcase what the fine folks at the House Of Ideas at Marvel Comics have in store for us. Take a look.

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The Press Release:
Readers will get a chance to dive into some of Marvel’s most exciting titles on this year’s Free Comic Book Day. Marvel will put out two Free Comic Book Day titles, each containing two separate stories. Longtime readers as well as newcomers will be delighted to see our most popular characters from the X-Men to Spider-Man in extraordinary tales by our most acclaimed creators!

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020: X-MEN will feature a brand new X-Men story by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into a game-changing summer for all of X! The second story will also foreshadow an upcoming epic tale by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello.
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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 “Outlawed” One-Shot For March 2020

The brand-new year is getting closer to happening and while many are slowing down the amount of new content on their websites, thanks to the folks at places like Marvel Entertainment, we barely have time to sit back and reflect upon the past year. I am always game for a new title and this “Outlawed” series seems interesting. Let’s examine the scoop about it and enjoy some of the artwork that Marvel publicity also shared with their Media Thinktank of Scribes.

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The Press Release:
This March, Marvel’s brightest heroes will defend their very right to save the world in OUTLAWED, an event one-shot that will kick off one of 2020’s biggest events! Announced this morning by A.V. Club, a devastating tragedy causes the government to crackdown on young vigilantes, sending shockwaves throughout the entire Marvel Universe. With various stories spinning out of it throughout next year, OUTLAWED is just the epic beginning of a bold new era for Marvel’s most promising heroes!

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“Outlawed” #1

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