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Preview: Marvels Snapshots: Civil War

Marvels Snapshots: Civil War

(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Ryan Kelly (CA) Alex Ross
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $4.99

In the heart of the Civil War event, a human story unfolds. A S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, doing his best to do the job with honor – but is that possible anymore? A young, low-level super hero, trying to help his neighbors – but that’s not even legal any more. The two come together in a story that’ll test their commitment, ideals, hopes and dreams, by Hugo-Award-winning writer Saladin Ahmed (Miles Morales: Spider-Man, The Magnificent Ms. Marvel) and artist Ryan Kelley (Lucifer, Stranger Things). Featuring Captain America, Giant-Man, Maria Hill and more.

Marvels Snapshots: Civil War

Preview: Black Widow #4

Black Widow #4

(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Elena Casagrande, Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Adam Hughes
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $3.99

WHAT LIES BENEATH?
The plan to take the Black Widow off the table unravels as the Black Widow inside Natasha continues to wake. But Natasha has more to lose now than ever before, and the choices she makes will define her life forever. As for her enemies that have joined against her…they have badly underestimated her…a fatal error.

Black Widow #4

Preview: Fantastic Four: Road Trip #1

Fantastic Four: Road Trip #1

(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Valerio Giangiordano
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $4.99

The Fantastic Four have earned some much-needed time away from the job, and Reed has planned a – well, fantastic – old-fashioned family vacation to the Grand Canyon for some good rest, relaxation and team-bonding time. But Reed’s manic mind can’t quite disengage, and soon an obsessive side experiment he brought with him has all of them experiencing gruesome and terrifying side effects from his strange specimens. As everyone’s bodies begin to horribly go awry on a cellular level, it’s a race to solve their lethal affliction, all while stuck in a remote Arizona cabin with no help for miles.

Fantastic Four: Road Trip #1

Preview: The Union #1 (of 5)

The Union #1 (of 5)

(W) Paul Grist (A) Andrea Di Vito, Paul Grist (CA) R. B. Silva
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $3.99

The grand unveiling of The Union! A team of super heroes gathered from all over the United Kingdom, featuring Union Jack, Snakes, Kelpie, Choir, and their fearless leader, Brittania! But when disaster strikes on their first public debut, in the form of the invasion of Empyre, the fledgling team is immediately pushed to their limits! Don’t miss out on an exciting new chapter of Marvel from legendary creators, Paul Grist (JUDGE DREDD, JACK STAFF) and Andrea Di Vito!

The Union #1 (of 5)

Preview: M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games #1 (of 4)

M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games #1 (of 4)

(W) Jordan Blum, Patton Oswalt (A) Scott Hepburn (CA) Cully Hamner
RATED T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $3.99

From Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum, showrunners of the upcoming animated Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. show on Hulu, comes a journey into the mind of one of the biggest heads in the Marvel Universe! M.O.D.O.K. is the ruthless and brilliant leader of the terrorist organization AIM, outsmarting heroes and outmaneuvering his cutthroat colleagues gunning for his position… but when he begins to be haunted by memories of a family he never had, it leaves him unsure if he is losing his freakishly-large mind, or if perhaps there is a lot more to this enormous mind… or if there is something more sinister behind these visions.

M.O.D.O.K.: Head Games #1 (of 4)

Thena Gets the Spotlight on this Eternals #1 Variant Cover

Mastermind creators Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribić join forces this January to redefine one of Marvel’s most fascinating mythologies in Eternals #1. Readers will experience Jack Kirby’s classic creation in an epic saga that will enthrall both longtime fans of the Eternals and those experiencing this enigmatic heroes for the first time. Celebrate the grand return of these iconic characters with stunning variant covers by some of Marvel’s most popular artists, including artist Frank Cho!

One of the most prominent Eternals characters, Thena was once thought to be the goddess Athena herself and is set to play a major role in Gillen and Ribić’s upcoming run. Behold this rising Marvel star in all her glory on Frank Cho’s mesmerizing cover below and keep your eyes peeled for more Eternals #1 cover reveals coming your way!

Eternals #1 Frank Cho variant

Marvel and SiriusXM Launch New Original Podcasts

Marvel Podcasts on SiriusXM

SiriusXM is the new destination for exclusive new original podcasts from Marvel Entertainment! In addition to SiriusXM’s recently-announced slate of original podcast series and highly-curated selection of popular shows, SiriusXM subscribers with select streaming plans will be able to tune in to exclusive new podcast series like Marvel/Method, a weekly podcast on Marvel fandom hosted by Method Man; Marvel’s Declassified, a nonfiction deep dive into the history of Marvel Comics; along with a thrilling new multi-part original scripted audio series, Marvel’s Wastelanders, kicking off in 2021.

SiriusXM subscribers can also listen to several popular ongoing Marvel podcast series like This Week in Marvel, Women of Marvel, Marvel’s Voices, and Marvel’s Pull List – all before they can be heard anywhere else – via the SiriusXM mobile app or online. Afterward, fans will also be able to tune into these podcast series on Marvel.com.

Exclusive new original podcasts from Marvel and SiriusXM include:

  • Marvel/Method:

The ultimate remix of Marvel fandom! Marvel/Methodis a SiriusXM exclusive weekly podcast where actor and rapper Method Man interviews celebrity guests about life and all things fandom, Marvel comics, music and more. Guests will includeDMC, Killer Mike, Jemele Hill, and many more! (Premiering today)

  • Marvel’s Declassified:

Marvel’s Declassified is a nonfiction narrative podcast focusing on the rich, dynamic, and evolving history of Marvel Comics – as told through a contemporary lens. Each episode is hosted by writer and comic book expert, Lorraine Cink (author of Powers of a Girl, co-author Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, and Ultimate Marvel) and acclaimed journalist and critic Evan Narcisse (author of Marvel’s Rise of the Black Panther). Utilizing unique access to writers, artists, editors, and industry insiders who have shaped key storylines and witnessed firsthand the historical shifts within the comic book industry, we get the real story of Marvel Comics as it could only be told by the House of Ideas itself. (Scheduled to premiere December 8th)

  • Marvel’s Wastelanders:

A new multi-part original scripted audio series available exclusively on SiriusXM, featuring Marvel heroes Old Man Star-Lord, Grey Widow, Old Man Hawkeye, Old Man Wolverine, and more. (Coming in 2021)

Marvel’s Wastelanders

And SiriusXM subscribers will be the first to hear Marvel’s popular podcasts including:

  • This Week in Marvel:

Hosted by Ryan “Agent M” Penagos, Lorraine Cink, and James Monroe Iglehart, This Week in Marvel is the inside access to all the latest Marvel comics, TV, movies, games, toys, and beyond! (Available today)

  • Marvel’s Pull List:

Each week, Ryan “Agent M” Penagos and Tucker Markus give you exclusive previews of all the new Marvel comics that will be waiting for you in stores, along with a special guest to spotlight their favorite comic book moments in the Marvel Universe! (Available today)

  • Women of Marvel:
    Hosted by Ellie Pyle, Angélique Roché, and Judy Stephens, the Women of Marvel assemble to show how people of all backgrounds are making a powerful and positive impact on our stories. (Available today)
  • Marvel’s Voices: 

On Marvel’s Voices, host Angélique Roché holds in-depth conversations with diverse storytellers about their creative processes, collaborations, and professional journeys. (Scheduled to premiere December 3rd)

  • Marvel’s Wolverine: La Larga Noche: 

Marvel’s first scripted podcast, Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night, comes to SiriusXM and fully voiced in Spanish! The series will feature new voiceovers by Narcos: Mexico actor Joaquin Cosioamong others. (Scheduled to premiere in December)

Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye.

Preview: King in Black #1 (of 5)

King in Black #1 (of 5)

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $5.99

DARKNESS REIGNS!

After a campaign across the galaxy, Knull’s death march arrives to Earth and, worse yet, he hasn’t come alone! With an army of hundreds of thousands of symbiote dragons at his command, the King in Black is a force unlike any Earth’s heroes have ever faced. EDDIE BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM has seen firsthand the chaos that even one of Knull’s symbiotic monsters can wreak – will he survive an encounter with the God of the Abyss himself?

From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, Frank Martin and VC’s Clayton Cowles comes the definitive chapter in their two-year-long VENOM saga that changed everything you thought you knew about symbiotes!

King in Black #1 (of 5)

The Eternals Face Thanos in the Eternals #1 Trailer

Mastermind creators Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribić join forces this January to redefine one of Marvel’s most fascinating mythologies in Eternals #1. Readers will experience Jack Kirby’s classic creation in an epic saga that will enthrall both longtime fans of the Eternals and those experiencing these enigmatic heroes for the first time. The groundbreaking new series will reintroduce classic Eternals characters for a new age, reveal new members of the legendary group, and feature the return of one of Marvel’s most feared villains, the Mad Titan himself, Thanos. Check out a brand-new trailer for the debut issue featuring never-before-seen artwork and covers!

Learn what it truly means to be ETERNAL when the highly-anticipated debut issue hits stands on January 6th!

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes: An Avengers Retrospective

Avengers #189

Guest contributor Gene Selassie kicks off a new feature as he re-reads the entire run of The Avengers from the beginning! Welcome to “An Avengers Retrospective“.


“The First of a Star-Studded Series of Book-Length Super-Epics featuring some of Earth’s Greatest Super Heroes” was splashed on the opening page of Avengers issue number one, which was released in September of 1963. A friend’s father owned the book and I was enamored by it when he showed us. Ten-year-old Gene was awestruck. At the time, I had only been reading Iron Man regularly. Due to the numerous Avengers guest appearances throughout the years, the door was cracked open for me to explore that team book. My first Avengers issue was purchased at the Big Top Flea Market in Tampa. The oldest issue that the vendor had for sale was issue #189, which was written by Steven Grant and Roger Stern and drawn by John Byrne. This was the issue that alluded to Falcon getting a spot on the Avengers due to Affirmative Action. Hawkeye being the one to lose his spot to Sam Wilson, well, to say that it didn’t sit well with him would be an understatement. Forthwith, Clint Barton started out on my shit list. However, staying with the book and subsequent spinoffs, I gained respect for Barton, who went on to become tied with Iron Man as my favorite Avenger.

In due time, after scouring back issue bins at comic book stores, several other Avengers became personal favorites: the star-spangled Avenger, Steve Rogers aka Captain America; the energy wielding former Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau aka Photon; scientist supreme, Hank Pym aka Ant-Man; protector of the universe, Wendell Vaughn aka Quasar; one of the first Avengers to have to balance super-heroing with being a single mother, Julia Carpenter aka Spider Woman II; another hero having to balance avenging and attending college, Miguel Santos aka Living Lightning. I could keep going all day long.

Many of my comic reading friends consider me to be the biggest Avengers fan of all time. While I’d be enamored to claim that title, I have many gaps or lapses in my run. Therefore, I decided to rectify this by doing a deep dive. Setting out to read every single issue of The Avengers may be easier in the age of Marvel Unlimited, comiXology, and Marvel Masterworks, but that doesn’t guarantee the availability of every single issue. The fun will be in tracking them down.

I will be doing a biweekly column, highlighting my progress and my findings. It is my hope that, through this journey, I can explore the peaks and valleys of the franchise and relay my unrequited love for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

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