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Preview: Ghost-Spider #4

Ghost-Spider #4

(W) Seanan McGuire (A) Takeshi Miyazawa (CA) Jorge Molina
Rated T
In Shops: Nov 27, 2019
SRP: $3.99

• Gwendoline Maxine Stacy has it all – she’s the drummer of a punk rock band, attending college in the Marvel Universe, and moonlights as a radioactive, web-slinging super hero!
• But familiar predators from Earth-65 and the Marvel Universe alike have been stalking this spider across campus, including Miles Warren, aka THE JACKAL!
• Known for his dangerous obsession with Gwen, Miles won’t stop until she’s his, and his alone…

Ghost-Spider #4

Preview: Ghost-Spider #3

Ghost-Spider #3

(W) Seanan McGuire (A) Takeshi Miyazawa (CA) Jorge Molina
Rated T
In Shops: Oct 23, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Worlds Collide!

• Gwen Stacy of Earth-65 has decided to enroll in class at Empire State University in the Marvel Universe! Now, she’ll be taking classes down the hall from Peter Parker, your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man!
• But things aren’t as safe as they may seem. Peter’s not the only person in the Marvel Universe who may recognize Gwen Stacy, and not all of them share his noble intentions…

Ghost-Spider #3

Preview: Fearless #4 (of 4)

Fearless #4 (of 4)

(W) Seanan McGuire, More (A) Claire Roe, More (CA) Yasmin Putri
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 23, 2019
SRP: $4.99

MS. MARVEL’S HERE TO SAVE THE DAY!

She may be one of the youngest Avengers ever, but don’t underestimate the protector of Jersey City. Kamala Khan teams up with Captain Marvel, Storm and Invisible Woman for the summer camp save of the century! Then, classic character Namora takes center stage in the ultimate beach read! And don’t miss your dose of Herstory with profiles on classic and contemporary creators!

Fearless #4 (of 4)

Preview: Fearless #3 (of 4)

Fearless #3 (of 4)

(W) Seanan McGuire, Zoe Quinn (A) Claire Roe, Marika Cresta, Alti Firmansyah (CA) Yasmin Putri
Rated T+
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
SRP: $4.99

YOUR FAVORITE HEROINES UNITE FOR ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE!
NOW A FOUR ISSUE SERIES!

Alien invasion at a summer camp for young girls? You know who to call. Captain Marvel is on her way – and she won’t be alone. Some of Marvel’s biggest heroes unite for the battle of the season! Then, a new mystery puts Patsy Walker – a.k.a. Hellcat – on the prowl! And don’t miss your dose of Herstory with profiles on classic and contemporary creators!

Fearless #3 (of 4)

Review: Ghost-Spider #1

Gwen Stacy has to figure out what’s next and how to balance her life and being a superhero. But first, it’s off to college in the 616!

Story: Seanan McGuire
Art: Takeshi Myazawa
Letterer: Clayton Cowles

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Review: Ghost-Spider #1

GHOST-SPIDER #1

A lot has been done to Earth-65’s Gwen Stacy to make her more than a new spin on Spider-Man. Now a dimension-hopping hero with some unique problems, the character fully stands out from the multiverse of Spider-totems. Ghost-Spider #1 kicks off the next chapter with Gwen attempting to find a somewhat normal life.

Gwen’s secret identity has been revealed on Earth-65. That leaves her having issues balancing life there. She still wants to go to school so off to Earth-616 and Empire State University.

Writer Seanan McGuire kicks off the latest series featuring the character in an issue that’s all set up. This is Gwen explaining the situation to her friends. Her dad heading back to work. Her filling out forms and being accepted to ESU. It’s rather mundane which makes the one action sequence stand out as a bit odd. There’s nothing wrong with a comic setting things up at all and the issue does that quite well. It’s also a comic that’s not all that exciting but it is a lot of fun. The concepts and direction are interesting. Gwen’s excitement is infectious. The comic works and works really well. It just doesn’t feel like a superhero comic if that’s what you’re expecting. McGuire instead delivers a comic that’s more slice of life… with some spandex.

The art by Takeshi Miyazawa is solid. There have been lots of styles when it comes to this characters’ series and this one seems to blend a few of them together. There’s a slight grittiness to it adding a little rock and roll feel to it and setting it apart from the cleaner art of other series set in Earth 616. The colors by Ian Herring have a bit of a neon feel to it without being over the top. The comic is also very dialogue heavy with a lot of banter between Ghost-Spider/Gwen and Spider-Man/Peter. Letterer Clayton Cowles fits it all in without overwhelming the art and keeping the flow of a “Spider-Man” comic.

There’s something that’s a lot of fun about Ghost-Spider #1. If you expect lots of action of a superhero comic, you’ll be disappointed. Instead, the comic delivers something a bit different. It’s a nice focus on a superhero trying to have a life with more drama than fighting. The first issue might not have tons of excitement but it has a hell of a hook. Ghost-Spider #1 is a comic to keep your eye on.

Story: Seanan McGuire Art: Takeshi Miyazawa
Color: Ian Herring Letterer: Clayton Cowles
Story: 7.8 Art: 7.8 Overall: 7.8 Recommendation: Read

Marvel provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Preview: Fearless #2 (of 3)

Fearless #2 (of 3)

(W) Seanan McGuire, Karla Pacheco, More (A) Claire Roe, Iolanda Zanfardino, More (CA) Yasmin Putri
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 21, 2019
SRP: $4.99

CELEBRATE THE WOMEN OF MARVEL WITH ALL-NEW STORIES!

First, a star-studded adventure by Hugo-nominated writer Seanan McGuire! For Captain Marvel of the Avengers, Invisible Woman of the Fantastic Four and Storm of the X-Men, a seemingly simple day at a leadership camp for girls is turning out to be MUCH more complicated – and dangerous! – than they’d bargained for. Then, GWENPOOL, PUNISHER and Rick and Morty veteran Karla Pacheco dives into the dangerous world of Night Nurse! And don’t miss your dose of Herstory with profiles on classic and contemporary creators!

Fearless #2 (of 3)

Preview: Fearless #1 (of 3)

Fearless #1

(W) Seanan McGuire, Leah Williams, Kelly Thompson (A) Claire Roe, Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Yasmin Putri
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 24, 2019
SRP: $4.99

THE FIERCEST LADIES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE – ON AND OFF THE PAGE! Straight off her silver-screen debut, Captain Marvel takes the world by storm! And speaking of the weather, Storm of the X-Men faces a problem only a goddess could solve. Add the Invisible Woman, and you’ve got an unstoppable trio in a story by Hugo-nominated novelist and SPIDER-GWEN: GHOST-SPIDER writer Seanan McGuire! Then, Leah Williams takes us back to the golden days of romance with Millie the Model! PLUS: Get your dose of herstory with profiles on classic and contemporary creators!

Fearless #1

SDCC 2019: Marvel Returns with Comics, Games, Television, and Spider-Man!

Marvel Comics

Marvel Entertainment returns to San Diego to join in on the celebration for San Deigo Comic-Con International’s 50th anniversary, with all-star panels from Marvel Comics, Marvel TelevisionMarvel Games, Marvel Animation, and Marvel New Media.

This year will also mark a first-ever Hall H presentation for Marvel Television’s flagship series, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that will be guaranteed epic. With exclusive announcements, special video presentations, star-studded signings, and unforgettable fan experiences at the Marvel booth, this Comic-Con is one not-to-be-missed – all starting Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21.

Check out the schedule of Marvel Entertainment’s panels and featured Television signing below. A full schedule of Marvel Entertainment booth activities, including additional signings and events coming soon.

MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT PANELS SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, JULY 18th

Marvel Games Panel
1:30 PM, Hall H

Get an inside look at the latest and greatest from Marvel Games! Attendees will see exciting new content from MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, Marvel’s Iron Man VR, and Marvel’s Avengers, with many unannounced surprises and panel exclusives. Host Greg Miller (loudmouth at KindaFunny.com) will be joined by Bill Rosemann (VP & Creative Director, Marvel Games) and other special guests from titles throughout the Marvel Games family!

Marvel Television: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
3:30 – 4:30 PM, Hall H

The cast and producers of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will return to San Diego Comic-Con in epic fashion as they take over Hall H for the first time ever! Be the first to hear the scoop about the show-stopping conclusion for season six and what awaits in season seven of Marvel’s flagship television show. With your favorite stars in attendance, including Clark GreggMing-Na WenChloe BennetElizabeth HenstridgeIain De CaesteckerHenry SimmonsNatalia Cordova-Buckley, and Jeff Ward, along with executive producers Maurissa TancharoenJed WhedonJeff Bell, and Jeph Loeb, this is a must-see panel to celebrate seven seasons with the world’s greatest fans! This action-packed series from Marvel Television and ABC Studios airs Fridays at 8/7c on ABC.

*Please note: talent is subject to change.

FRIDAY, JULY 19th

Marvel Comics #1000 Revealed: A This Week in Marvel Special Event
12:30 – 1:30 PM, Room 5AB

Marvel’s flagship podcast comes to Comic-Con loaded with secrets, giveaways, reveals, news, guests, and more! And, if you think you’ve got the stuff and want some swag, you can challenge the Marvel crew in a special House of Ideas Throwdown! Join host Ryan Penagos (aka Agent M, VP & Creative Exec, Marvel) along with CB Cebulski (Marvel Comics Editor in Chief) and an array of Marvel creators as they dig into Marvel Comics #1,000, one of the biggest Marvel Comics projects ever assembled, and celebrate Marvel’s 80th Anniversary!

MARVEL COMICS: Spider-Man
1:30 – 2:30 PM, Room 5AB

Get caught in Spider-Man’s tangled web along with Executive Editor Nick Lowe, Assistant Editor Kathleen Wisneski, as well as writers Nick Spencer (Amazing Spider-Man),  Seanan McGuire (Ghost-Spider), and Frank Tieri (Absolute Carnage vs. DeadpoolAbsolute Carnage: Lethal Protectors) to find out what’s on the horizon for all of your wall-crawling favorites! Spider-Man’s mysterious new foe sets his plan into motion! Ghost-Spider joins the Marvel Universe! And New York experiences Absolute Carnage!  PLUS – Don’t miss an exclusive giveaway variant comic of SPIDER-MAN: CITY AT WAR #5!  The stunning rendering by Skan depicts an homage to the classic AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 cover by Steve Ditko!

Marvel Animation Celebrates Marvel’s 80th Anniversary
3:30 – 4:30 PM, Room 6A

Join Cort Lane (SVP, Animation and Family Entertainment), Kalia Ramirez (Director, Family Entertainment – Development & Partnerships),  writers Mark Hoffmeier (Spider-Man: The Animated Series) and Marty Isenberg (X-Men: The Animated Series), and fan-favorite voice actors Josh Keaton (Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble) and Jennifer Hale (Wolverine & the X-Men, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy) as they take a journey through highlights of over five decades of Marvel cartoons. Including behind-the-scenes dish on the making of classic shows, a run-down of all ten of Spider-Man’s series, and a 10th anniversary retrospective of Marvel’s Animation division, this is a panel you don’t want to miss! Plus a special in-memoriam look at Stan Lee’s greatest animation moments.

SATURDAY, JULY 20th

Women of Marvel: 10 Years and 200 Episodes
10:00 – 11:30 AM, Room 5AB

Celebrate ten years of Women of Marvel panels and 200 podcast episodes! Join hosts Sana Amanat (VP of Content & Character Development, Marvel) and Judy Stephens (Producer, Marvel) and special guests to talk 80 years of Marvel history, what it’s like working as a woman in comics, and the future of the industry.

MARVEL COMICS: Next Big Thing
1:45 – 2:45 PM, Room 6A

Legendary writer Jonathan Hickman is joined by Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski and other Mighty Marvel Guests to bring you all the latest and greatest news straight from the House of Ideas! Learn what comes next for the X-Men after the senses-shattering revelations of the House of X and Powers of X!! Plus, stick around for a few things we can’t even hint at yet!

MARVEL COMICS: Marvel Fanfare with C.B. Cebulski
3:00 – 4:00 PM, Room 6A

This is your chance to meet the head of editorial at Marvel! In an exclusive and intimate panel experience, Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski, along with superstar talents including Rob Liefeld and Skottie Young,will talk about anything and everything involved with Marvel Comics. What secrets are held in the House of X?  Can Venom prove himself a true hero in Absolute Carnage? When is Dazzler’s next album coming out? What were C.B., Rob and Skottie’s favorite Marvel characters as kids, and how do they feel about those characters now?  Ask these questions and more in the Q&A!  PLUS – Don’t miss an exclusive giveaway variant of SILVER SURFER BLACK #2, Giuseppe Camuncoli’s take on Carnage soaring the spaceways on Silver Surfer’s board!  Cover image here.

SUNDAY, JULY 21st

Making Comics the Marvel Way
1:15 AM – 12:15 PM, Room 5AB

A slew of Mighty Marvel guests take you behind-the-scenes and show you how a Marvel comic book is made! Learn about every aspect of production including writing, penciling, inking, coloring, editing, and more – with creators on hand to offer personal insights and anecdotes. If you’re interested in the ins-and-outs of the comic book industry, this is the one panel you can’t miss!

MARVEL TELEVISION AUTOGRAPH SIGNING SCHEDULE:

Please note this signing is a ticketed event and passes will be available on a first-come, first-served lottery basis beginning when the floor opens on Friday, July 19 at the Marvel Booth (#2329).

FRIDAY, JULY 19th

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Signing Event
3:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

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