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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! Be there this May when these exciting TRUE BELIEVERS issues come to comic shops!

MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: AVENGERS – THE ORIGIN OF MANTIS! #1: Reprinting AVENGERS (1963) #123.
STEVE ENGLEHART (W) • BOB BROWN (A)

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MARVEL’S GREATEST CREATORS: HULK – THE WEDDING #1: Reprinting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #418.
PETER DAVID (W) • GARY FRANK (A)

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Marvel Announces “Symbiote Spider-Man” Series For April

You’ve probably noticed that I have been doing a lot more comic book series launch announcements these days and you are correct in that since the aim is to stockpile our Pop Culture focuses all the more. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned why outside of because we love this stuff but also so we can share the variant covers and the occasionally provided interior art. With that I now share the scoop on the upcoming series “Symbiote Spider-Man”.

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The Press Release:
Peter Parker. The black costume. The sinister secret called Venom. This April, comic legends Peter David (Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider) and Greg Land (Domino, Hunt for Wolverine) team up for an all-new tale that will explore Peter Parker just before he learned that his infamous black suit was an otherworldly evil symbiote!

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“Symbiote Spider-Man” #1

“VENOM may be my day job and favorite Spider-Villain, but my favorite fictional character of all time is the one and only SPIDER-MAN – and far and away, this is one of the most exciting projects I’ve ever had the privilege of working on in my five and a half years here at Marvel,” said editor Devin Lewis. “This is an in-continuity story of Peter Parker A.K.A. The Amazing Spider-Man set in the weeks he was wearing the alien symbiote costume that would later become one of his greatest foes! And all your favorites are there – Black Cat, Aunt May, The Bugle. This is classic Spider-Action in the Mighty Marvel Manner!”
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Exploring Big Apple Comic Con 2018: Part 1

Considering how many of these conventions that we’ve been attending for the sake of the Geek Media, it’s pretty safe to assume that we love the creativity and colorful displays to be found at events such as New York Comic Con, WinterCon and now the Big Apple Comic Con which was happening here in NYC just this past weekend.

Though we would have preferred to attend on the Saturday portion of the weekend, the only provisions that were offered were for Sunday so that would be the day of the exploration.  PiercingMetal hasn’t been to BACC in a couple of years and it was based on my scheduling of other things at the same time but now its time to get back into the NY Groove with the coolness and the cosplay.  Let’s go.

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I’m just going to jump into the fray since my MTA journey to the city was an arduous one. Sunday train travel has been a beast of late and its become a reason I tend to avoid the day in Manhattan if at all possible. Oh yeah, this is Josh Adams, son of Neal. We’ll get to him later.

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Exploring NY Comic Con 2017: Day One (Part 5)

Hey gang, its nice to see you once again.  I’m going to keep my intro short since there is plenty of work to post today but we are indeed at another chapter of the NY Comic Con 2017 coverage.   Part 5 will be the last of the stuff from the Day One adventures and if you’ve missed any of the posts that preceded this one, just click on THIS LINK as it will open a battery of content for you.   Let’s get a move on with these two lovely cosplayers.

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Marvel & Starset Present: “The Prox Transmissions” Coming September 2017

Fans of the band Starset and Marvel Comics will be excited about the collaboration between the bands lead singer Dustin Bates and prolific scribe Peter David. Check out the cover, the press release and some sample pages below.

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The Press Release:
New York, NY-June 15, 2017- Marvel Comics is proud to announce a unique collaboration with Dustin Bates, lead singer and founder of the multi-media, modern rock band Starset, along with fan-favorite writer, Peter David (Ben Reilly: Scarlett Spider, Spider-Verse) for an all-new original 88-page graphic novel, THE PROX TRANSMISSIONS.

Inspired by the likes of Nikola Tesla and Carl Sagan, Starset’s albums, along with videos, websites, novels and one-of-a-kind live performances, were created as part of the over-arching concept, The Starset Society. Where science and fiction collide, The Starset Society is dedicated to publicizing emerging, near-future technologies and investigating their inevitable social, economic, political, and philosophical impact on society. Through this enlightening exploration, The Starset Society has teamed up with Marvel Comics to produce a one-of-a-kind adventure like nothing seen before.

A secret transmission from the far reaches of the galaxy falls into the hands of SETI radio astronomer Dr. Stephen Browning. His world begins to unravel as he discovers the cryptic message including information of advanced technology and a dire warning from the future. After Browning seeks aid of brilliant-yet-impetuous playboy Dr. Aston Wise, the two set off on an epic journey to discover the meaning of the transmission, only to discover that they are pawns in a much bigger game. Humanity hangs in the balance as powerful forces vie for control of the future, with only Wise and Browning to stop them.
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