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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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Marvel Comics Says Prepare For “The War Of Realms” This April

As I had foreseen in my first post about “War Of The Realms” (seen HERE if you missed it), there is going to be a lot of announcements and reveals for the series wide crossover that this six-issue run will be focused on. Here is the latest as it involves The Avengers, Thor and The Guardians….ooops, “Asgardians”.

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The Press Release:
The War Of The Realms is coming…and no corner of the Marvel Universe will be untouched! But before the award-winning creative team of Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson ushers in this epic event, Marvel invites you to journey on the road to the War of the Realms with some of the universe’s biggest heroes!

Join the Avengers as they battle the undead, who are vying for the title of the new Lord of the Damned! Hop into space with the Asgardians of the Galaxy as they encounter Ego the Living Planet! And in the final prelude to the War of the Realms, prepare for an invasion with Thor and Lady Freyja as they fight to keep Midgard safe from an initial strike by the Dark Elves…
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Marvel Reveals “Fantastic Four” Villains Variants For December

December is going to get just a little bit darker as the villains that pit their horrific powers and evil genius against the mighty Fantastic Four get the chance to shine across comic book releases hitting the racks that month. Check out the press copy that we received a couple of weeks ago along with any provided artwork.

The Press Release:
This winter, Ben and Alicia will say “I do”… but it’s not a Marvel wedding without villains and mayhem, especially when it comes to the Fantastic Four! Just in time for the wedding of the half century, Marvel is celebrating over five decades of the first family with special variant covers featuring the team’s most memorable antiheroes! Look for Marvel’s FANTASTIC FOUR VILLIAN variant covers on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11 by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 by ADI GRANOV

3. AVENGERS #1 by ALAN DAVIS

4. BLACK PANTHER #7 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

5. DEADPOOL #7 by DAVID MARQUEZ
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Marvel Says Engage w “MARVEL BATTLE LINES” Collectible Covers In October

It’s been my practice to occasionally wait until the comics are closer to being released so it is fresh on the fans and their vendors minds and though this particular release hit my mailbox back in July, I waited until now based on far too many of our Pop Culture things coming at you every day. Let’s take a look at this brand new variant cover initiative.

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The Press Release:
This past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Games debuted an exclusive trailer, all-new art, and action-packed gameplay from MARVEL Battle Lines – the collectible card battling mobile game created by Nexon. And this October, Marvel Comics is celebrating the game’s much-anticipated launch with a series of variant covers showcasing over two dozen in-game cards featuring striking images of some of the most popular Marvel Super Heroes! Look for MARVEL Battle Lines variant covers on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #7 by Sujin Jo

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #7 (Marvel Battle Lines Variant)

2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8 by Maxx Lim

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #8 (Marvel Battle Lines Variant)

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Marvel Unveils “Cosmic Ghost Rider” Variants For September

The Press Release:
He took the world by storm when he made his debut in last year’s THANOS #13, and now Marvel is celebrating the Cosmic Ghost Rider with a series of special order all variant covers that feature Marvel’s breakout character battling different heroes of the Marvel Universe! Look for Marvel’s COSMIC GHOST RIDER order all variant covers on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #5 by NICK BRADSHAW

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #5 (Cosmic Ghost Rider Variant)

2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #6 by PAUL RENAUD

3. ASTONISHING X-MEN #15 by AKCHO

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“Astonishing X-Men” #15 (Cosmic Ghost Rider Variant)

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