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Preview: Thor #11

Thor #11

(W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
Rated T+
In Shops: Jan 06, 2021
SRP: $3.99

IT’S A SUNNY DAY IN HEL!
But the God of Thunder is about to bring down a bloody rain! Trapped in a suburban horror show, THOR faces down an old foe. But something far worse than the Midgard Serpent is sinking its fangs into Thor’s world…for DONALD BLAKE now roams the TEN REALMS with naught but death on the brain!

Thor #11

Preview: Spider-Man #5 (of 5)

Spider-Man #5 (of 5)

(W) J.J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Olivier Coipel
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 09, 2020
SRP: $3.99

• Ben Parker and his dad are cornered and surely beaten.
• Their allies that they thought could help them weren’t enough.
• The son of Mary Jane and Spider-Man has an unwinnable fight on his hands… have his absentee dad and dead mother taught him enough to know what Spider-Man does in these situations?

Spider-Man #5 (of 5)

Marvel Made Unlocks a New Wolverine Comic by Chris Claremont

Wolverine #1

Thanks to True Believers everywhere, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle has reached its goal to begin production! To celebrate this Marvel Made milestone, Marvel is now offering an exclusive brand-new Wolverine comic—at no extra cost—for new and existing pre-orders of the Marvel Made Paragon Collection from today until December 4! The Marvel Made Paragon Collection features some of Claremont’s most iconic work, along with exclusive lithographs, variants, and a brand-new Days of Future Past prequel story.

Written by Chris Claremont exclusively for the Marvel Made platform, the new Wolverine comic will tie directly into the days of his legendary 1982 Wolverine limited series with Frank Miller. Check out the beautiful cover for the new comic, drawn by iconic artist Steve McNiven!

The new comic will only be available as part of the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle. Bundles will begin shipping in March 2021.

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle is presented in an archival-quality oversized slipcase, which includes a gorgeous faux-leather, hand-numbered hardcover that collects mutant epics including The Dark Phoenix Saga and Days of Future Past; all-new lithographs from renowned artists such as Joe Quesada and Art Adams; and an exclusive variant comic book cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel! And to make the hardcover one of the most rare and sought after collectibles for all X-Men fans, each copy will be signed by Chris Claremont and include one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by the author as well as the world-debut of an exclusive 20-page prequel story for Days of Future Past, written by Claremont and drawn by Larroca!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle ($199 + tax and shipping) will include:

  • A high-end matte slipcase (11.02 x 13.58) with a gorgeous prestige format faux-leather hardcover collection (7.28” x 10.83”), hand-numbered and featuring 448 gold-gilded pages containing:
    • Signed with one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by Chris Claremont
    • A behind-the-scenes foreword by comic book icon Louise Simonson
    • Uncanny X-Men #94 (Chris Claremont’s inaugural chapter of the X-Men)
    • Uncanny X-Men #129–137 (The Dark Phoenix Saga)
    • Uncanny X-Men #141–142 (Days of Future Past)
    • Wolverine #1–4 (Chris Claremont’s groundbreaking limited series illustrated by Frank Miller)
    • Uncanny X-Men #268 (An iconic story featuring Captain America and Black Widow)
    • X-Men #1 (The world’s best-selling comic book of all time, illustrated by Jim Lee)
    • A brand-new Days of Future Past 20-page prequel story, in continuity, with art by Salvador Larroca
    • Original Days of Future Past notes and script by Chris Claremont
    • Brand-new behind-the-scenes interviews with Chris Claremont about his most iconic and shocking X-Men stories
  • An exclusive Days of Future Past-themed variant cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel – only available on Marvel Made!
  • An exclusive set of numbered lithographs (7″ x 10.5″) by renowned artists including Joe Quesada, Philip Tan, Phil Noto, and Salvador Larocca – only available on Marvel Made!
  • A Marvel Made Paragon Collection Certificate of Authenticity
  • New offering unlocked – An exclusive Action Figure Variant of X-Men #13 by John Tyler Christopher – only available on Marvel Made!
  • New offering unlocked – Two additional exclusive lithographs by Art Adams and Marcos Martin – only available on Marvel Made!
  • New offering unlocked – A brand-new Wolverine 20-page story, in continuity, with cover art by Steve McNiven

Marvel Unlimited Annual and Marvel Unlimited Annual+ members who pre-order the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will also receive an exclusive Days of Future Past-themed sketch variant cover of Wolverine #6, drawn by Olivier Coipel!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will not be sold anywhere else, so don’t miss your chance to own a stunning chapter of Marvel Comics history!

Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont

Preview: Thor #10

Thor #10

(W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 02, 2020
SRP: $3.99

THE DARK PRISON OF DONALD BLAKE!
For years Doctor Donald Blake has wandered a land far from Midgard, the place he once thought home. Now he has returned to the Ten Realms – but it is not the place it was, nor he the man who once shared a body with a god. New terrors await in what is perhaps Donny Cates’ darkest story yet!

Thor #10

Preview: Thor #9

Thor #9

(W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
32 PGS./Rated T+
In Shops: Nov 04, 2020
SRP: $3.99

THE RETURN OF DONALD BLAKE!
The “Prey” arc starts here! Once upon a time, a mortal man bore within him the spirit of a god. With a crack of his cane upon the ground, the Mighty Thor would appear! But it’s been years since the King of Asgard required his human ward. Where has the good doctor been all this time – and what does his reappearance mean for the God of Thunder? Donny Cates and Nic Klein journey into a mystery left unsolved since 1962!

Thor #9

Marvel and ReedPop Reveal a Signed, Limited-Edition “Marvel Made” Paragon Collection Celebrating Chris Claremont

Marvel has unveiled the Marvel Made Paragon Collection, its newest Marvel Made prestige product available for a limited time! Exclusive to the Marvel Made platform, The Marvel Made Paragon Collection will celebrate Marvel’s most iconic writers and artists and feature the most revered Marvel Comics storylines and noteworthy moments over the years – starting with a premier bundle from none other than Marvel Comics legend: Chris Claremont!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection will feature a hand-numbered and individually signed series of stunning high-end books and lithographs, and like all Marvel Made products, each collection will be released for a limited time only. Starting now through November 20, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will be available for pre-order on MarvelMade.net – but only produced if 1,200 pre-orders or more are received!

Once the minimum goal is met, a number of stretch goals will be revealed for even MORE exclusive content and collectibles at no extra cost! Bundles will begin shipping in March 2021.

Beautifully reproduced and presented in an archival-quality oversized slipcase, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle includes a gorgeous faux-leather, hand-numbered hardcover that collects mutant epics including The Dark Phoenix Saga and Days of Future Past; all-new lithographs from renowned artists such as Phil Noto and Salvador Larroca; and an exclusive variant comic book cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel! And to make the hardcover one of the most rare and sought after collectibles for all X-Men fans, each copy will be signed by Chris Claremont and include one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by the author as well as the world-debut of an exclusive 20-page prequel story for Days of Future Past, written by Claremont and drawn by Larroca!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle ($199 + tax and shipping) will include:

  • A high-end matte slipcase (11.02 x 13.58) with a gorgeous prestige format faux-leather hardcover collection (7.28” x 10.83”), hand-numbered and featuring 448 gold-gilded pages containing:
    • Signed with one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by Chris Claremont
    • A behind-the-scenes foreword by comic book icon Louise Simonson
    • Uncanny X-Men #94 (Chris Claremont’s inaugural chapter of the X-Men)
    • Uncanny X-Men #129–137 (The Dark Phoenix Saga)
    • Uncanny X-Men #141–142 (Days of Future Past)
    • Wolverine #1–4 (Chris Claremont’s groundbreaking limited series illustrated by Frank Miller)
    • Uncanny X-Men #268 (An iconic story featuring Captain America and Black Widow)
    • X-Men #1 (The world’s best-selling comic book of all time, illustrated by Jim Lee)
    • A brand-new Days of Future Past 20-page prequel story, in continuity, with art by Salvador Larroca
    • Original Days of Future Past notes and script by Chris Claremont
    • Brand-new behind-the-scenes interviews with Chris Claremont about his most iconic and shocking X-Men stories
  • An exclusive Days of Future Past-themed variant cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel – only available on Marvel Made!
  • An exclusive set of numbered lithographs (7″ x 10.5″) by renowned artists including Phil Noto, Salvador Larocca – only available on Marvel Made!
  • A Marvel Made Paragon Collection Certificate of Authenticity

Marvel Unlimited Annual and Marvel Unlimited Annual+ members who pre-order the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will also receive an exclusive Days of Future Past-themed sketch variant cover of Wolverine #6, drawn by Olivier Coipel!

Preview: Thor #8

Thor #8

(W) Donny Cates (A) Aaron Kuder (CA) Olivier Coipel
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 07, 2020
SRP: $3.99

YOU GET A MJOLNIR, AND YOU GET A MJOLNIR, AND…
Everyone gets a hammer! That’s right – come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking…no worthiness required???

Thor #8

Review: Batman: The Joker Warzone #1

Batman: The Joker Warzone #1

DC’s “Joker War” has been a bit of a mixed bag for me as an event. Some of it feels like we’ve seen it before. While it has some good moments, it also feels like it never quite commits to the chaos. What bothers me the most is that the story feels like it’s just a bridge to what comes next. It’s not a story I feel like I can pick up on its own to enjoy. Through the issues of Batman, it never quite feels like a story that is a stand-alone adventure to enjoy. That might be even more pronounced in Batman: The Joker Warzone #1. It’s a tie-in comic filled with creative talent, solid stories, art, and a few “continued in 2021”. It’s also very good.

A Serious House” opens the comic. Written by James Tynion IV with art by Guillem March, color by Tomeu Morey, and lettering by Clayton Cowles it focuses on a confrontation between the Joker and Bane. The story is fantastic with a fascinating back and forth as Joker goes over his issues with Bane and contemplates ending his life. There’s a “play” like quality about the segment and with amazing art it’s the highlight of the issue. It sets up something for 2021 which feels a bit frustrating in that it telegraphs more to come instead of surprising and hints that the Joker survives “Joker War” for that to happen.

Family Ties” features writer John Ridley, art by Olivier Coipel, color by Matt Hollingsworth, and lettering by Deron Bennett. Focused on the Fox family, the story focuses on their receiving information to unlock Bruce Wayne’s fortune. But, Ridley takes that concept and adds so much to it giving us a mini-debate about what good Bruce, and thus Batman, are doing with all of this money. Could they use the money in a better way to help people? Should it go back to Bruce. With an ending that feels ripped from the headlines, Ridley shows why he’s one of the best storytellers in any medium today.

The Symbol” is by writer Joshua Williamson, art by David LaFuente, color by Hi-Fi, and lettering by Gabriela Downie. Orphan and Spoiler are on a mission to get a Bat-symbol where they wind up fighting Hench Master. Hench Master feels like a new character whose job it is to “train” henchmen for various villains. It’s a fun story that feels like it’d fit in any Batman anthology and an entertaining fun distraction that’s a bit cheerier with some good action sequences.

Ashes of Eden” is by writer Sam Johns, art by Laura Braga, color by Antonio Fabela, and lettering by Tom Napolitano. Ivy is dealing with the destruction of Eden. The entire segment is a declaration from Ivy about where her head is at and what’s to come. It’s also another story arc that we’ll see in 2021. What’s interesting, and possibly the most controversial, is Ivy seems to reject all humans and that might include Harley. Whether I’m reading too much into it, I have no idea but the Ivy/Harley stans may get a bit angry about what’s to come for these two.

Wrapping up the comic is “Clown Hunt” by writer James Tynion IV, art by James Stokoe, and lettering by Clayton Cowles. This is our first real story about Clownhunter who has stalked the Joker’s henchman and delivered brutal justice. We don’t know much about the character but we get our first good look at Clownhunter without the mask and better sense of what the citizens of Gotham thinks about him. There’s a lot of potential for a long-term interesting addition to the world of Batman and where this one goes is exciting.

Overall, Batman: The Joker Warzone #1 is a solid one-shot. It adds some stories within “Joker War” without making them vital. There’s a bit too much left to be experienced in 2021 which emphasizes my issues with “Joker War” overall. It doesn’t feel self-contained enough. If you took those segments and left out the “too be continued,” these would be really solid on their own. Even if you’re not reading “Joker War,” there’s enough here to enjoy and worth checking out. It’s the rare event one-shot where you can ignore the actual event.

Story: James Tynion IV, John Ridley, Joshua Williamson, Sam Johns
Art: Guillem March, Olivier Coipel, David LaFuente, Laura Braga, James Stokoe
Color: Tomeu Morey, Matt Hollingsworth, Hi-Fi, Antonio Fabela
Letterer: Clayton Cowles, Deron Bennett, Gabriela Downie, Tom Napolitano
Story: 8.25 Art: 8.25 Overall: 8.25 Recommendation: Buy

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Preview: Batman: The Joker War Zone #1

Batman: The Joker War Zone #1

Written by: Sam Johns, Joshua Williamson, John Ridley
Art by: Guillem March, Ashley A. Woods, Olivier Coipel, James Stokoe, Darko Lafuente

Gotham City is a battleground as The Joker takes over the Wayne fortune and wages a street war against the Dark Knight and his allies! Enter the “war zone” with short stories featuring characters like Cassandra Cain, Stephanie Brown, and Luke Fox and see how they’re fighting back in a city under siege! Also, the brutal full debut of the mysterious new anti-hero known as Clownhunter!

Batman: The Joker War Zone #1

ComiXology Has 7 New Digital Comics For You Including More Classic Wolverine!

There’s seven new digital comics available for you right now! ComiXology has you covered with new comics from Marvel, Harlequin, and Seven Seas. See them all now or check out the individual issues below!

Ghost Rider Team-Up

Written by Tom DeFalco, Michael Fleisher, Steven Grant, Bill Mantlo, Jim Shooter
Art by Pat Broderick, Bob Hall, Don Perlin, Frank Robbins, Ron Wilson
Cover by Bob Budiansky
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Collects Marvel Team-Up #91, Marvel Two-In-One #80, Marvel Premiere #28, Avengers #214, And Ghost Rider (1973) #27 And #50.

The Spirit of Vengeance rides roughshod over Spider-Man, the Thing and the rest of the Marvel Universe! The Spider, the Ghost and the soul-stealer who hates them both – who will survive the Carnival of Fear? The Thing vs. the Ghost Rider in Death Race! Ghost Rider, Man-Thing, Morbius and Werewolf by Night – the Legion of Monsters – join forces for the most spine-tingling team-up of all in the mysterious Marvel manner! Hawkeye, the Two-Gun Kid and the Ghost Rider take on the menacing might of the Manticore! Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, embark on their most dangerous mission yet: capture the Ghost Rider! Plus: the Ghost Rider’s strangest adventure ever – featuring the Night Rider, Marvel’s first Ghost Rider!

Ghost Rider Team-Up

Simply Scandalous

Written by Carly Phillips
Art by Yuki Kuriya
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Catherine runs a catering business, and when she’s catering a big party for the famous Montgomery family, she feels a burning gaze on her. The man looking at her is Logan Montgomery, a successful attorney who’s a shoo-in to be the next mayor. Catherine has been wrongfully shamed by high society in the past, so she’s sworn she’ll never get involved with anyone from that world. However, she can’t fight the feelings she has for this man. She has no idea the dramatic change her life is about to go through after meeting Logan and his family.

Simply Scandalous

My Androgynous Boyfriend Vol. 2

Written by Tamekou
Art by Tamekou
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Meguru might be impossibly cute, but he’s not the only androgynous model around! Enter Sasame, another beautiful boy at Meguru’s talent agency. The world is in for some serious gender nonconforming magic when the two cross paths!

My Androgynous Boyfriend Vol. 2

Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do

Written by Kevin Smith
Art by Terry Dodson
Cover by Terry Dodson
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Collects Spider-Man/Black Cat: Evil That Men Do #1-6.

The mysterious disappearance of an old friend brings Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat, to New York in search of answers – and a certain web-slinging ex-lover of hers is following the same trail. How long will it take before they do some…catching up?

Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do

Stan Lee Meets

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Paul Jenkins, Stan Lee, Jeph Loeb, Roy Thomas, Joss Whedon
Art by Mark Bagley, Mark Buckingham, Olivier Coipel, Alan Davis, Michael Gaydos, Scott Kolins, Salvador Larroca, Ed McGuinness, Lee Weeks, Mike Wieringo
Cover by Olivier Coipel
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Collects Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Dr. Doom, The Thing And Silver Surfer.

Celebrating the 65th anniversary of Stan Lee’s employment at Marvel Comics! In five astounding tales written by “The Man” himself, Stan meets his web-slinging creation, journeys to Greenwich Village to catch up with his old pal Doctor Strange, is abducted to Latveria by the sinister Doctor Doom, makes the mistake of bicycling past Yancy Street and surfs the stars with a certain silver-skinned space-farer! Plus: best-selling writers and artists pay homage to Stan’s life and career in five thrilling stories.

Stan Lee Meets

Wolverine Classic Vol. 4

Written by Archie Goodwin
Art by John Byrne
Cover by John Byrne
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Collects Wolverine (1988) #17-23.

Enemies like Roughouse are hard to find, as Wolverine learns all too well when his favorite Asgardian sparring partner gets abducted into a dictator’s experiment! But the trail leads the mutant marvel to more menace than he expected in the form of a Nazi cyborg, an amphibious evildoer and a giant germ of the gods! Featuring the X-Men, the Avengers and Daredevil!

Wolverine Classic Vol. 4

Wolverine Classic Vol. 5

Written by Peter David, Jo Duffy
Art by John Buscema, Gene Colan, Bill Jaaska, Klaus Janson, Barry Kitson
Cover by Jim Lee
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Collects Wolverine (1988) #24-30.

He’s the best there is at what he does…but what if he doesn’t remember how to do it? Investigation of an eerie agenda leaves Wolverine without even his altered memories, but could the loss of his old life be his only hope for peace? Plus, secrets of Wolverine’s past are revealed in Madripoor, Japan and an adventure in baby-sitting that hints at a stranger Wolverine origin than any seen before! Guest-starring the New Mutants!

Wolverine Classic Vol. 5

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