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!
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:
Well my friends, the moment has arrived and Venom will be taking over the big screen in this Sony Pictures release (in association with Marvel Entertainment) for the film that bears his name – “VENOM”. Are you excited about this? I’ll offer up my thoughts after you glean the Official poster along with the premise and casting down below.
Hello my friends and welcome to October! It’s always one of my favorite months of the year because of Halloween and this year its even more special based on all of the amazing stuff that is headed our way in terms of media. For instance, we are only days away from the opening of the film “Venom” and if you haven’t seen the second trailer yet just click HERE. We also have the return of Michael Myers in “Halloween” which looks as creepy as all get out. Don’t believe me then click on this LINK for good measure to see what I mean. So this month also is the month of “Spider-Geddon” and we’ve showcased the assorted variant covers that were coming for that first issue HERE in case you didn’t see them but that is enough out of me, its time to present the new launches and special editions from Marvel Comics as was provided by their press angle with light additional spice from other providers who have culled the same releases. Let’s go.
SPIDER-GEDDON #1 (OF 5): REVENGE OF THE SPIDER-VERSE! Back in 2014, SPIDER-VERSE brought every Spider-Man ever together. This event spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #800 has Christos Gage and Dan Slott teaming up to destroy them all. The Inheritors have somehow gotten out of their radioactive prison planet and made their way to the Marvel Universe. It’s going to take a whole Spider-Army to keep them from TAKING IT ALL! Starring Spider-Man, Doctor Octopus, Spider-Gwen, Miles Morales, Spider-Woman, the Spider-Man from the anticipated video game and, well, every Spider-Man and Spider-Woman ever, including some brand-new ones! With Jorge Molina on art, the END OF ALL SPIDERS never looked so good!
CHRISTOS GAGE with DAN SLOTT (W) • JORGE MOLINA (A/C)
SPIDER-FORCE #1 (of 3): A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE IN! The deadliest mission in all of SPIDER-GEDDON has come up and Kaine has stepped forward for what he’s sure will be a suicide mission. But he can’t do it alone and Jessica Drew, A.K.A. Spider-Woman has signed on to help, but has Kaine told her the whole truth? With Ashley Barton, from the OLD MAN LOGAN universe, and two new characters (Astro-Spider and Spider-Kid), Kaine’s team is complete and their first mission may be their last!
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.
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: