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Preview: The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

(W) Peter David, Randy Schueller, Tom DeFalco (A) Rick Leonardi, Ron Frenz (CA) Mark Bagley
Rated T
In Shops: Aug 07, 2019
SRP: $4.99

• In honor of Marvel’s 80th Anniversary, we’ve uncovered a hidden gem!
• Fan Randy Scheuller submitted an idea of Spider-Man donning a black suit before SECRET WARS, but his story was never printed.
• So we tasked SPIDER-MAN legends PETER DAVID and RICK LEONARDI with bringing it into the light!
• Then read a story by two of the creators who told the first printed stories of the black costume, TOM DEFALCO and RON FRENZ!

The Sensational Spider-Man: Self-Improvement #1

Thrilling Nostalgia Comics Debuts at Baltimore Comic-Con

Baltimore Comic-Con has announced a show exclusive: Thrilling Nostalgia Comics is debuting the #0 issue of their new comic series, The Liberty Brigade.The Liberty Brigade features brand new World War II adventures of many of the heroes of the 1940s. As part of the launch, you’ll find a gorgeous Sean Chen illustration of The Liberty Brigade on the cover of the Program Guide and as the official Baltimore Comic-Con t-shirt. Tickets for the Baltimore Comic-Con and Ringo Awards are now available.

The Liberty Brigade is launching as a 100+ page graphic novel on Kickstarter with a 500 print-run original prequel story available at the Baltimore Comic-Con. The Liberty Brigade consists of:

  • The Blue Flame
  • Cat-Man
  • Kitten
  • The Mad Hatter
  • Johnny Patriot (formerly Johnny Rebel)
  • The Green Turtle (the first Chinese Super-Hero in American comics)
  • Mr. Freedom
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The National Anthem

You’ll also find guest appearances by 1940 stalwarts TNT Todd (called TNT) and The Spark Man, as well as some major Golden Age villains including Professor Fenton, Mastermind, and the Rat.

The 24-page #0 issue sports a cover by Barry Kitson, interior art by Garry Gastonny and Joe Rubinstein and preview art from the graphic novel by Ron Frenz and Mark Buckingham. It also includes encyclopedia entries on several team members from Temporal Comics.

On Friday at 3:45pm in Room 339-342Michael FinnMark WaidMark BuckinghamBarry Kitson, and several other members of The Liberty Brigade creative team will be holding a panel to discuss the debut of the new comic.

This Golden Age revival story is a true passion project, as is evident in each and every panel and page. Aside from the 80+ page story, the graphic novel features one page origins of many of the heroes and villains by an amazing array of guest artists including: George Perez, Alan Davis, Mark Buckingham, Doug Braithwaite, John Totleben, Paul Renaud, Garry Leach, Ron Wilson, Mark Morales, Steve Conley, Mike Lilly, Jim Steranko, Sal Buscema, and many more!

To support this amazing project please back the Kickstarter or head on over to the official site where you can find a link and join from there. Many of the artists working on the project have individual tier levels to earn commissions, signed issues, and many more amazing rewards are available.

Celebrate Amazing Spider-Man’s Landmark 800th Issue With A Variant Cover by Ron Frenz, Brett Breeding, and Dave McCaig

 It’s all been building to this – the biggest Peter Parker and Norman Osborn story of all time, and the first Marvel comic EVER to hit 800 issues! In celebration of the 800thissue of Amazing Spider-Man and the now historic run of Dan Slott, Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Ron Frenz, with inks by Brett Breeding and colors by Dave McCaig!

Witness the culmination of the Red Goblin story as Slott is joined for his final issue by epic artists such as Stuart Immonen, Humberto Ramos, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Nick Bradshaw, and a main cover by Alex Ross!

The Amazing Spider-Man #800 is out May 30th.

It’s Alive! to publish Tanith Lee’s The Silver Metal Lover by Trina Robbins

It’s Alive! has passed its initial goal of $10,000 to bring Tanith Lee’s The Silver Metal Lover back to print! However, there’s still time left in the Kickstarter campaign for more fans to pledge to this exciting collection which already blew through its two stretch goals. That includes a Silver Metal Lover sticker featuring Trina Robbins‘ artwork from the book after the pledges passed 200 backers. Plus, now that the campaign has hit $11,000, all backers will also receive a mini print which showcases Trina Robbins’ art.

Originally published in 1985, this work has never been reprinted in any form. This new edition will feature a new variant cover by Colleen Doran, who will also provide the afterword, a new foreword by Gail Simone, and a new intro by Trina Robbins herself. Bonus content will include a special essay about the late Tanith Lee’s life and work by her husband, artist/writer John Kaiine,

All of this will be printed at 8.5″ x 11, full color, on glossy paper, all tucked inside a beautiful, deluxe hardcover.

Many exciting rewards are being offered, including signed copies of the book, exclusive prints from Colleen Doran, sketches by legendary comic book pros, including Bill SienkiewiczRon Frenz, and Larry Hama, and even original pages of comic book art by Trina Robbins!

The Kickstarter is active from now until the evening of Friday, January 5, 2018. Get pledging!

Preview: Reggie and Me #1

REGGIE AND ME #1

Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Variant Covers: Ben Caldwell, Derek Charm, Ron Frenz with Elaina Unger, Robert Hack with Steve Downer, Ryan Jampole, Thomas Pitilli, Wilfredo Torres with Elaina Unger, Michael Walsh
Blank Sketch Cover Also Available
On Sale Date: 12/7
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

There is no one more loved, revered, admired and adored in Riverdale than…  Reggie Mantle? Well, at least Reggie doesn’t think there’s anyone as loved and admired as himself. And his best friend can back that idea up—his best friend, of course, being his dog, Vader. The unstoppable duo is known around town for pulling the funniest pranks, getting the hottest dates and throwing the best parties. And if anyone even dares to compete with them, there is going to be hell to pay. Come take a look at the life of your hero, the handsome, hilarious Reggie Mantle.

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Early Preview: Reggie and Me #1

REGGIE AND ME #1

Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Reggie and Me #1 CVR A Reg: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Reggie and Me #1 CVR B Reg: Ben Caldwell
Reggie and Me #1 CVR C Var: Derek Charm
Reggie and Me #1 CVR D Reg: Ron Frenz, Elaina Unger
Reggie and Me #1 CVR E Reg: Robert Hack, Steve Downer
Reggie and Me #1 CVR F Reg: Ryan Jampole
Reggie and Me #1 CVR G Reg: Thomas Pitilli
Reggie and Me #1 CVR H Reg: Wilfredo Torres, Elaina Unger
Reggie and Me #1 CVR I Reg: Michael Walsh
Reggie and Me #1 CVR J Reg: Blank Sketch
Final Order Cut-Off Date: 11/14
On Sale Date: 12/7
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

There is no one more loved, revered, admired and adored in Riverdale than…  Reggie Mantle? Well, at least Reggie doesn’t think there’s anyone as loved and admired as himself. And his best friend can back that idea up—his best friend, of course, being his dog, Vader. The unstoppable duo is known around town for pulling the funniest pranks, getting the hottest dates and throwing the best parties. And if anyone even dares to compete with them, there is going to be hell to pay. Come take a look at the life of your hero, the handsome, hilarious Reggie Mantle.

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Reggie and Me #1 Launches this December from DeFalco, Jarrell, Fitzpatrick, and Morelli

Archie Comics has been trying to warn you about Reggie Mantle for the last seven months on their Twitter account but it wasn’t enough. Now you’ll all see exactly the type of person Reggie really is when Reggie and Me #1 launches on December 7th!

The next hit New Riverdale series, Reggie and Me, arrives this Winter from the side-splitting creative team of Tom DeFalco, Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Jack Morelli.

The new series will arrive in comic book stores this December featuring an assortment of variant covers from fan favorite artists Ben Caldwell, Derek Charm, Ron Frenz with Elaina Unger, Robert Hack with Steve Downer, Ryan Jampole, Thomas Pitilli, Wilfredo Torres with Elaina Unger, and Michael Walsh.

There is no one more loved, revered, admired and adored in Riverdale than…  Reggie Mantle? Well, at least Reggie doesn’t think there’s anyone as loved and admired as himself. And his best friend can back that idea up—his best friend, of course, being his dog, Vader. The unstoppable duo is known around town for pulling the funniest pranks, getting the hottest dates and throwing the best parties. And if anyone even dares to compete with them, there is going to be hell to pay. Come take a look at the life of your hero, the handsome, hilarious Reggie Mantle.

The Clone Conspiracy #1 – Your Look Inside the Blockbuster Spider-Man Event of 2016!

This is it! The cataclysmic Spider-Man event of 2016 that promises to shake Peter Parker’s life to it’s very core! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside the can’t miss debut of The Clone Conspiracy #1! Creators Dan Slott and Jim Cheung bring their A-game as they put the webhead through the ringer as he goes up against one of his deadliest foes.

That’s right True Believer – the Jackal is back and where he goes, the clones are sure to follow! He’s offered some of Spider-Man’s greatest villains a chance to be reunited with their lost loved ones in exchange for loyalty. Now, outmatched and outgunned, Spider-Man must take on the Rhino, the Lizard, Electro and even the returning Doctor Octopus! But they’re not the only ones returning from the grave! Who from Spider-Man’s past is also returning?

Can the Amazing Spider-Man stand against a new and improved Jackal and a who’s who of his greatest villains? The explosive Spidey event that will take your breath away kicks off on October 12th!

THE CLONE CONSPIRACY #1 (AUG160753)
Written by DAN SLOTT
Art by JIM CHEUNG & RON FRENZ
Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
Variant Covers by MARK BAGLEY (AUG160754) & JIM CHEUNG (AUG160755)
Connecting Teaser Variant by ALEXANDER LOZANO (AUG160756)
FOC – 09/19/16, On-Sale – 10/12/16

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Preview: Classic G.I. JOE, Vol. 18

Classic G.I. JOE, Vol. 18

Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant, Ron Frenz (a) • Chris Madden (c)

Larry Hama picks up the storyline from the original G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero. The hunt for the Blue Ninjas rages on all sides. The JOEs go to Comic-Con as a new enemy that may share a history with the Arashikage clan emerges. Meanwhile, Darklon remains a G.I. JOE prisoner until an attempt to transfer him from The Pit goes horribly awry. Collects issues #176–185.

TPB • FC • $29.99 • 244 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-654-6

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Preview: Actionverse #6

ACTIONVERSE #1 (part 6 of 6)

Writer(s): Vito Delsante
Artist Name(s): Steve Walker
Color Artist(s): Wilson Ramos Jr
Cover Artist(s): Steve Walker (regular cover), Ron Frenz/Marc Deering/Ross Campbell/David Bednarski (connecting variant cover)
32 pgs. / Rated. A / FC
$3.99 (reg.)/ $4.99 (var.)

This is it! The fight for the survival of the Actionverse is here! Only one man has the ability to stop him…and it’s NOT one of our heroes! Will Medulla help or will he show his true colors? And not a hoax, not a dream, not an imaginary tale…one of our heroes DIES!

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