(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Olivier Coipel Rated T In Shops: Sep 23, 2020 SRP: $3.99
• Now that issue #1 is out, can we finally talk about this? • Ben Parker, the son of Peter and Mary Jane, has had a lot thrown at him the last few weeks. • Normal high school stuff: met the love of his life, stood up to a bully, found out his dad was Spider-Man and that he has powers, too, and the super-villain that changed everything is out to get him… Yep, normal high school stuff. • However, in ways that we can’t really explain here, this issue turns all THAT onto its head.
We’ll have a relatively abbreviated Monday due to Labor Day here at GP but that doesn’t mean we don’t have lots of articles coming at you. Stay tuned throughout the day! And while you hopefully have a relaxing day, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Mark Bagley Rated T In Shops: Sep 09, 2020 SRP: $3.99
• Spider-Man has been pushed harder than he has in a very long time and in ways he has never been before. • How far can he be pushed before he breaks? • Who he has to face this issue is going to answer that very clearly as we are one issue from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850!
The previously announced action-packed series written by Joe Kelly and drawn by artist Chris Bachalo, Non-Stop Spider-Man, will debut this January! Kelly and Bachalo, two industry legends, will be teaming up to give readers the most web-slinging action that can possibly be contained in a comic book. These pulse-pounding adventures of everyone’s favorite web-head will feature his most iconic villains and his most amazing feats ever put to page!
Check out the main cover by David Finch AND get a first look at Chris Bachalo’s upcoming die-cut variant cover—to be revealed at a later date! Prepare for the comic book ride of your life, when Non-Stop Spider-Man #1 swings into your local comic shop this January!
Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds, is on a mission to consume the universe’s most powerful energy sources. Thor, the King of Asgard, has reluctantly agreed to serve as Galactus’s herald in order to stave off an even greater threat. But when the two discover an extremely powerful, mysterious source of energy known as the Zero Point, it will take more than the mighty Thor to save reality from Galactus’s deadly conquest! Prepare for an epic battle that will shake the foundations of the Marvel Universe and Fortnite!
A Marriage Fit For A Sinner
Written by Maya Blake Art by Rie Nakamura Purchase
In order to save the Pennington family from financial ruin, Eva reluctantly agrees to an arranged marriage. But on the night of the engagement announcement, a helicopter lands and out climbs Zaccheo Giordano, the man Eva’s father framed and imprisoned. The first step in Zaccheo’s plan for revenge after finally regaining his freedom is the ruin of his former lover Eva. He steals a kiss from her right in front of everyone, including her fiancé, and carries her away!
The Bedroom Business
Written by Sandra Myles Art by Kanako Uesugi Purchase
Investment broker Jake McBride lacks nothing when it comes to women and money. He is very open about the fact that his dates are nothing serious and that he’ll never have a lasting relationship. That’s why he’s never thought of his secretary, Emily, as anything more than a talented but slightly plain and uninteresting little sparrow. But when he sees a man ask her out, he gets irritated for some reason. Suddenly wanting to be closer to her, Jake becomes an instructor in love for innocent and shy Emily. He teaches her about clothes, shoes, hairstyles…and even how to kiss!
Spider-Man by Mark Millar Ultimate Collection
Written by Mark Millar Art by Frank Cho, Terry Dodson Cover by Terry Dodson Purchase
Collects Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1-12.
Peter Parker’s worst nightmare has come true: One ofSpider-Man’s enemies has learned his secret identity and is using that knowledge to strike at Peter’s family. Now, his Aunt May has been kidnapped — and his wife, Mary Jane, may be next. Forced into a personal battle against a mysterious foe devious enough to ensnare him in a vicious game of cat-and-mouse, Spider-Man must battle more than a dozen of his deadliest enemies to rescue his aunt. With the clock rapidly ticking down, will Spider-Man earn his greatest triumph or suffer his greatest defeat? In a spellbinding story superbly illustrated by fan-favorite artists Terry Dodson and Frank Cho, best-selling writer Mark Millar presents his definitive take on Marvel’s greatest hero — reinterpreting classic Spider-Man foes such as Dr. Octopus and the Vulture, and introducing an all-new Venom!
Spider-Man And Power Pack: Big-City Super Heroes
Written by Marc Sumerak Art by Gurihiru Cover by Gurihiru Purchase
Collects Spider-Man And Power Pack #1-4.
Zero-G! Lightspeed! Mass Master! Energizer! Together, they are Marvel’s youngest super heroes: Power Pack! When the Power family returns to New York for another exciting adventure, it isn’t long before our super siblings find themselves fighting side-by-side with everyone’s favorite wall-crawler, the Amazing Spider-Man! Featuring the villainy of Venom, the Sandman, the Vulture and more!
Spider-Man And The Fantastic Four: Silver Rage
Written by Jeff Parker Art by Mike Wieringo Cover by Mike Wieringo Purchase
Collects Spider-Man/Fantastic Four #1-4.
Two great tastes that taste great together! The world’s greatest super hero and the world’s greatest super team collide for an adventure set nowhere near a Civil War (and upon which we will not put a CIVIL WAR tie-in label)! After a visit by the Impossible Man, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is faced with a dangerous new alien threat for which he has only one recourse…call in the Fantastic Four. Separately, Spidey and the FF are the foundation of the Marvel Universe. Together…they just may save it!
Spider-Man Family: Back In Black
Written by Sean McKeever, Paul Tobin, Fred Van Lente Art by Pierre Alary, Terrell Bobbett, Leonard Kirk Cover by Marcelo Di Chiara Purchase
Collects Spider-Man Family (2007) #1-3.
The action begins with a feature-length tale starring Spider-Man’s alien costume and guest-starring the Sandman! Peter Parker would love nothing more than to get a good night’s sleep, but his sleek, symbiotic suit has plans of its own…and no one is gonna get in its way! Next, Venom is back in town, and he’s on a rampage…but it has nothing to do with his vendetta against Spidey? What could be so important that Venom doesn’t have the time to torture his nemesis? Peter Parker is determined to find out, but first he’ll have to match journalistic wits with none other than Eddie Brock! And finally, remember back in the day, when super heroes would fight other super heroes? What? That still happens? Civil…what? Well, ANYway…we’re taking you back in time, when Spidey was pretty new at all this super hero stuff, and would make silly mistakes, like, oh, say…knocking out the Invisible Girl! I think her friends might want to have a talk with the web-crawler. Plus: backup stories featuring the Lizard and TWO Scorpions!
Spider-Girl Presents Wild Thing: Crash Course
Written by Larry Hama Art by Ron Lim Cover by Ron Lim Purchase
Collects Wild Thing #0-5.
Daddy’s little girl, just like dear old Mom: The daughter of Wolverine and Elektra! A few years in the future, Wild Thing has to fight like there’s no tomorrow against demons, droids and desperados! Guest-starring Wolverine, Elektra and Jubilee of the X-People!
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(W) Nick Spencer (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Josemaria Casanovas Rated T In Shops: Aug 26, 2020 SRP: $3.99
“SINS RISING” PART 3 • Sin Eater has leveled up and is looking for more sins to eat. • His new target? A place with plenty of sins to go around: Ravencroft Institute for the Criminally Insane. • Spider-Man faces a conundrum he hasn’t faced before, and it is messing him up. • We are one month from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850 and it is going to be a doozy.
(W) Margaret Stohl (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Dave Rapoza Rated T+ In Shops: Aug 26, 2020 SRP: $3.99
THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES! • A murder investigation may have led Spider-Man a thousand miles from home, but DANGER is close behind! • And as the specter of war looms in Europe, a dangerous operative shrouded in mystery has designs of his own, with ELECTRO leading the charge!
The weekend is over and it’s a new week with lots coming down the pipeline! Did any of you take part in the various virtual conventions this past weekend? What’d you think? Sound off in the comments! While you think about that, here’s some comic news from around the web.
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land Rated T In Shops: Jul 29, 2020 SRP: $3.99
• Thanks to the combined efforts of Nightmare, Dormammu and the Hobgoblin, the universe is fracturing like you’ve never seen before – REALITY ITSELF IS COLLAPSING! • The team behind the original Symbiote Spider-Man series closes out the second volume with a BANG! You won’t want to miss this one!
(W) Margaret Stohl (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Dave Rapoza Rated T+ In Shops: Jul 29, 2020 SRP: $3.99
DATELINE 1933! • After months of fruitless efforts, the Nazis have discovered an ancient evil in one of their dig sites on the other side of the world. • After a friend of a friend is murdered, SCRAPPY YOUNG REPORTER and rookie gumshoe PETER PARKER finds himself torn from his borough and thrust into the action! • Unsure of who he can trust, our hero quickly finds himself on A GLOBE-TROTTING ADVENTURE, encountering friend and foe alike – some of whom may even bear a passing resemblances to familiar faces from the Marvel Universe!