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Marvel Announces “Bring On The Bad Guys” Variant Covers

I’m using the visual of a very classic collected edition that Marvel released way back in 1976 called “Bring On The Bad Guys”. The book featured the origins of some of their most sinister villains and was the companion to both “Origins Of Marvel Comics” and “Son Of Origins”. I’m certain that all have been reprinted and can be purchased today but I digress. This was used to laud the latest batch of variant covers that will be hitting the monthly issues listed below.

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The Press Release:
Just as the “Acts of Evil” have taken over the Marvel Annuals for the summer, we couldn’t forget to spotlight our terrifying villains during Marvel’s 80th anniversary! Acclaimed artists such as Declan Shalvey, Mike McKone, Inhyuk Lee, Mark Brooks, and more highlight classic Marvel heroes going head-to-head with some of their most iconic foes with all-new covers! Look for Marvel’s BRING ON THE BAD GUYS variants on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #27 by Woo Cheol Lee – featuring Molten Man

2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #28 by Bengal – featuring Anna Kravenoff

3. AVENGERS #23 Mike McKone – featuring Count Nefaria
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Marvel Comics Presents: “Spider-Man Costume” Variants For June

June will be here before you know it, and that means you are going to want to know about some of the upcoming variant covers that will be delivered by the House Of Ideas. This group showcases the best suits of Spider-Man….take a look at the press copy and provided images from Marvel PR.

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The Press Release:
This June, celebrate Spider-Man with a series of variant covers that show off the webslinger in the many epic costumes he’s worn over the years, including his stealth suit, symbiote suit, webbing suit, cosmic suit, Fantastic Four suit, and more! Look for Marvel’s SPIDER-MAN variants on these select titles this June:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #23 by Stuart Immonen

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2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #24 by Olivier Coipel

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Marvel Reveals “Marvel Select”; Your Essential Marvel Reading List

The Press Release:
Introducing MARVEL SELECT, your essential Marvel reading list – and the volumes that answer the often-repeated question about Marvel collected editions: “Where do I start!?”

A series of graphic novels hand-picked by Marvel Editorial to showcase pivotal storylines and written and drawn by some of Marvel’s most acclaimed creators, MARVEL SELECT provides readers with a collection of entry points into the Marvel Universe. These stand-alone volumes, which also serve as evergreen adventures about Marvel’s most well-known heroes, are perfect for retailers or librarians looking to create a core title offering for their readers!

Look for these 20 essential stories available now wherever graphic novels are sold, including Marvel’s Digital Comics Store: https://comicstore.marvel.com/Marvel-Select/page/20473
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LEGO To Unveil Lifesize “Thanos” Statue @ SDCC 2018

If you’ve been following along with the steady stream of content for the upcoming Comic Con International: San Diego (which begins this week), you have already gotten to enjoy a whole gamut of the coolness that is heading to the homes of collectors and fans that attend. If you’ve missed these posts just click HERE for the rundown.

Today, LEGO announced the unveiling of the latest LEGO life-size model that will debut at San Deigo Comic-Con – Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War. The 450-pound model is about 8-and-a-half feet tall, contains 91,350 bricks, and it took LEGO Master Builders 418 hours to design and build. The photos provided come from LEGO Official Press. Indulge.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Isn’t this awesome? Holy mackerel what an imposing statue and one that I wish I was going to be able to see in person. Most of you already know we are not doing SDCC so if you get to this take some photos and load to Instagram. I’ll close up now by saying to check out some of the LEGO builder playsets that focused on the recent film which hits home video in the coming weeks. Some cool links are below for you to peruse. Until we meet again. Oh and before I go please enjoy the video clip that shows this great statue being built.

Official Website: http://www.lego.com

Marvel Comics First Issues Coming In April 2018

Hello my friends, today is one of those wild occurrences because its not only the Passover and Easter holidays, but its also April Fools Day and we hope that this notice finds you well. I’m ready to start an exciting month of media stuff and will be dishing out the first issues and special occurences that are heading to the racks of our local comic book retailer from the Marvel Comics side of the fence down below. So, without any further adieu, let’s get down to business. As always the larger copy and visuals come from the publicity side of the House Of Ideas but these bookend editorial notes are all us. Remember that many issues have variant covers and there are dozens of other concurrently running titles on the stands that we do not feature here.

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“Hunt For Wolverine” #1

THE HUNT FOR WOLVERINE #1: The RETURN OF WOLVERINE begins here, providing the first piece of a mystery that will leave no corner of the Marvel Universe untouched. Just as the X-Men have finally come to terms with Logan’s death, they learn a terrible secret. Old wounds will be re-opened, truths questioned, and an epic quest begun. The earliest clues to the mystery of Wolverine’s return are laid down here… who will solve it first? 56 PGS./ONE-SHOT.

Charles Soule (W) • David Marquez (A); Cover by Steve McNiven

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“Captain America” #700

CAPTAIN AMERICA #700: OUT OF TIME CONCLUSION! Cap is finally “OUT OF TIME”! Frozen in time, awakened in a decimated future and once again a man out of his era, there is only one way for Steve Rogers to restore order and rebuild civilization—and that’s to rule it as King Captain America! No dream, no hoax, no lie, this IS Cap and this IS happening, believe it or not! PLUS: Mark Waid delivers an untold tale from Captain America’s past, featuring the classic artwork of Jack Kirby! 56 PGS.

MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
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