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Review: Cable: The Nemesis Contract

It’s Tuesday which means it’s new comic book day at book stores! This week we’ve got Cable!

Cable: The Nemesis Contract collects Cable (1993) #59-70 and Annual ’99 and X-Man #45-47 by Joe Casey, Karl Bollers, Michael Higgins, Terry Kavanagh, Jose Ladronn, Stephen Platt, Andy Smith, German Garcia, Alitha E. Martinez, Mark Pajarillo, and J.H. Williams III.

Get your copy. To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Review: Cable: The Hellfire Hunt

It’s Wednesday which means it’s new comic book day with new releases hitting shelves, both physical and digital, all across the world. This week we’ve got Cable!

Cable: The Hellfire Hunt collects Cable (1993) #1 and #48-58, Cable & Machine Man Annual 1998, Machine Man & Bastion Annual 1998 and Wolverine/Cable by Michael Higgins, Joe Casey, Karl Bollers, German Garcia, Ryan Benjamin, Ed McGuinness, Rick Leonardi, Martin Egeland, Stephen Platt, and Jose Ladrönn.

Get your copy in comic shops today and bookstores on November 28. To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

Amazon/Kindle/comiXology or TFW

 

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Preview: X-O Manowar #50

X-O MANOWAR #50 (64- PAGE SERIES FINALE!)

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI, JODY HOUSER, MATT KINDT, and FRED VAN LENTE
Art by JOE BENNET and ROBERTO DE LA TORRE with DIEGO BERNARD, DOUG BRAITHWAITE, ROBERT GILL, TOMAS GIORELLO, CLAYTON HENRY, CARY NORD, JAVIER PULIDO, and RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover A (All-Star Jam) by CARY NORD, BOB LAYTON, BRANDON PETERSON, STEPHEN PLATT and 46 MORE X-O ALL-STARS! (JUL162024)
Cover B by PAOLO RIVERA (JUL162025)
Cover C by MARKO DJURDJEVIC (JUL162026)
Cover D by MARCOS MARTIN (JUL162027)
Cover E by MICO SUAYAN (JUL162028)
Cover F by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (JUL162029)
Cover G by SHANE DAVIS (JUL162030)
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PÉREZ (JUL162031)
Variant Cover by COLLEEN DORAN (JUN168832)
Variant Cover by CHIP ZDARSKY (JUL162032)
Variant Cover by PHILIP TAN (JUL162033)
Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS (JUL162034)
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ (JUL162035)
B&W Sketch Jam Cover by X-O ALL-STARS (JUL162036)
$4.99 | 64 pgs. | T+ | On Sale SEPTEMBER 28 (FOC – 9/5/16)

IT’S HERE! THE GREATEST VALIANT MILESTONE OF ALL TIME! 64 MASSIVE PAGES!

For centuries, the sacred X-O Manowar armor has stood unrivaled as the universe’s most powerful weapon. Today, will it equal Earth’s doom? An unthinkable alien race known only as The Torment has come to our world in search of the armor’s secrets. Now, they stand opposed by Aric of Dacia – former slave, noble warrior, resolute king, and current master of the armor’s near-limitless capabilities. But is one man…and one weapon…enough to repel a force capable of leveling a thousand civilizations?

A whole new era for X-O Manowar begins here…and you won’t believe what’s coming next!

From all corners, the Valiant Universe assembles to salute X-O Manowar’s unparalleled 56-issue run as Robert Venditti, Joe Bennett, and Roberto de la Torre declare “LONG LIVE THE KING” with an oversized series finale for the ages! Plus: all-new, never-before-seen X-O Manowar tales and tributes from Jody Houser & Javier Pulido, Fred Van Lente & Clayton Henry. Matt Kindt & Tomas Giorello, and special guest appearances from X-O Manowar’s own Cary Nord, Diego Bernard, Rafa Sandoval, Robert Gill, and more!

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Preview: Deathstroke: Rebirth #1

Deathstroke: Rebirth #1

Written by: Christopher Priest
Art by: Jason Paz, Carlo Pagulayan
Cover by: Aco
Variant cover by: Stephen Platt

A thousand enemies, a thousand kills—Deathstroke is the world’s greatest assassin. Stalked by an unseen foe, Slade Wilson is confronted by his own troubled past and challenged to reinvent himself before he loses everything and everyone in his life. Can Deathstroke be redeemed? Or will his addiction to violence destroy him?

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Valiant Reveals the Cast of Creators Behind X-O Manowar #50

It’s here! The greatest Valiant milestone of all time!

After unleashing a massive cast of 50 leading talents for the largest ever jam cover in comics history, Valiant is now proud to unveil the next massive revelation for X-O Manowar #50 – a colossal, 64-page anniversary spectacular crash-landing in stores everywhere this September!

For the first time anywhere, Valiant is honored to reveal the star-studded, history-making roster of writers and artists slated to contribute to September’s giant-sized X-O Manowar #50 finale – a blockbuster-style tribute to the vaunted, 56-issue run that set the Valiant Universe in motion!

For centuries, the sacred X-O Manowar has stood unrivaled as the universe’s most powerful weapon. Today, will it equal Earth’s doom? An unthinkable alien race known only as The Torment has come to our world in search of the armor’s secrets. Now, they stand opposed by Aric of Dacia – former slave, noble warrior, resolute king, and current master of the armor’s near-limitless capabilities. But are one man…and one weapon…enough to repel a force capable of leveling a thousand civilizations?

A whole new era for X-O Manowar begins here…and you won’t believe what’s coming next!

First: the seismic final story arc, “LONG LIVE THE KING,” goes out in a world-shaking blaze of glory with New York Times best-selling writer and longtime scribe Robert Venditti and extraordinary artists Joe Bennett and Roberto de la Torre manning the front line, alongside an all-star battalion of artists from across X-O Manowar‘s landmark 56-issue run: Cary Nord, Doug Braithwaite, Diego Bernard, Rafa Sandoval, and Robert Gill!

Spanning X-O Manowar’s five-year-long impact on the people of Earth, and setting the stage for star-spanning adventures yet to come in 2017 and beyond, no comic book fan can afford to miss the ultimate cosmic battle for the fate of Valiant’s most powerful hero!

Then: From all corners, the Valiant Universe assembles to salute X-O Manowar’s unparalleled impact as one of the longest running superhero series in comics today with all-new, never-before-seen tales and tributes from Jody Houser & Javier Pulido, Matt Kindt & Tomas Giorello, Philip Tan, and more along the way!

Then, X-O MANOWAR #50‘s march into the history books continues with a stunning array of cover contributions from Paolo Rivera, Marko Djurdjevic, Marcos Martin, Mico Suayan, Francesco Francavilla, Shane Davis, Pere Perez, Chip Zdarsky, Philip Tan, Kaare Andrews, and Phil Jimenez!

X-O MANOWAR #50 (64 PAGES!)
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI with JODY HOUSER, MATT KINDT, and PHILIP TAN
Art by JOE BENNETT and ROBERTO DE LA TORRE with DIEGO BERNARD, DOUG BRAITHWAITE, ROBERT GILL, TOMAS GIORELLO, CARY NORD, JAVIER PULIDO, PHILIP TAN, and RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover A (All-Star Jam) by CARY NORD, BOB LAYTON, BRANDON PETERSON, STEPHEN PLATT and 46 MORE X-O ALL-STARS!
Cover B by PAOLO RIVERA
Cover C by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Cover D by MARCOS MARTIN
Cover E by MICO SUAYAN
Cover F by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover G by SHANE DAVIS
Valiant x CGC Replica Variant by PERE PEREZ
Variant Cover by CHIP ZDARSKY
Variant Cover by PHILIP TAN
Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
B&W Sketch Jam Cover by X-O ALL-STARS
$4.99 | 64 pgs. | T+ | Coming in SEPTEMBER!

Exclusive Preview: Grayson #18

Grayson #18

Written by: Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing
Art by: Roge Antonio
Cover by: Mikel Janin
Variant cover by: Stephen Platt
U.S. Price: $3.99
On Sale Date: Mar 23 2016

Civil war has broken out at Spyral with Dick Grayson stuck in the middle. When true allegiances are revealed, which agents will be left standing?

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DC Reveals Stephen Platt’s Grayson #18 and Massimo Carnevale’s Wonder Woman #50 Variants

Back in December, DC Entertainment announced that our ongoing monthly themed variant cover program for March would showcase variants for ten of DC Comics’ most popular Batman and Superman titles. The variants are to be polybagged with a Batman v Superman theme, concealing stunning cover artwork by the comic industry’s most talented artists!

March’s Batman v Superman polybagged comics will follow a format similar to December’s Harley’s Little Black Book variant program, where three different versions of each variant were printed in equal quantity. All ten upcoming Batman v Superman comics will also have three versions printed in equal quantity, but this time they’ll be published in full color, fade and character spotlight.

What’s that look like? Two more of these top-secret images are now ready—Stephen Platt’s variant covers for Grayson #18 and Massimo Carnevale’s variants covers for Wonder Woman #50! Check them out below!

For the full list of comic books that will feature these fun and collectible covers, please see below:

3/2: Detective Comics #50 (variant by Rafael Grampa)
3/9: Action Comics #50 (variant by Martin Ansin)
3/9: Batman/Superman #30 (variant by Kevin Maguire)
3/16: Robin Son of Batman #10 (variant by Ryan Ottley)
3/16: Superman #50 (variant by Kaare Andrews)
3/23: Batman #50 (variant by Chris Daughtry and Jim Lee)
3/23: Grayson #18 (variant by Stephen Platt)
3/23: Superman/Wonder Woman #27 (variant by Charlie Adlard)
3/23: Wonder Woman #50 (variant by Massimo Carnevale)
3/30: Batgirl #50 (variant by Kevin Nowlan)

DC Announces a Month of Batman/Superman Variant Covers

Move aside, Harley Quinn! The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel are taking over! Batman and Superman are gearing up to dominate DC Comics this March! And part of that is a new variant cover theme featuring DC’s two titans.

DC Entertainment has announced a month of variants with a theme of Batman/Superman, with a second round of opaque black polybags concealing stunning cover artwork by the comic industry’s most talented artists!

DC Entertainment’s ongoing monthly themed variant cover program will showcase variants for ten of DC Comics’ most popular Batman and Superman titles. All ten comics will have three black polybagged variants of equal quantity of pencils, inks and colored covers.

Batman #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Jim Lee
Detective Comics #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Rafael Grampa
Batgirl #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Kevin Nowlan
Grayson #18 – Polybagged variant cover by Stephen Platt
Robin: Son of Batman #10 – Polybagged variant cover by Ryan Ottley
Batman/Superman #30 – Polybagged variant cover by Tony Moore
Superman #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Kaare Andrews
Action Comics #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Martin Ansin
Superman/Wonder Woman #27 – Polybagged variant cover by Charlie Adlard
Wonder Woman #50 – Polybagged variant cover by Massimo Carnevale

March 2016 can’t come soon enough!

Superstar Artist Stephen Platt Covers Nova #4!

Marvel has released a look at the Nova #4 Platt Variant by superstar artist Stephen Platt! The sold-out smash hit series, from the blockbuster team of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness, continues as Nova finds himself smack dab in the middle of an intergalactic battlefront! Following his training, courtesy of the Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Gamora and Rocket Racoon, Nova comes face to face with THE CHIUTARI! But with questions still surrounding the disappearance of Sam’s dad, the very safety of the ENTIRE Marvel Universe hangs in the balance!

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NOVA #4 (MAR130618)
NOVA #4 PLATT VARIANT (MAR130619)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Variant Cover by STEPHEN PLATT
FOC – 4/22/13, ON SALE – 5/22/13

NOVA #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN138312)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
ON-SALE NOW!

NOVA #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (FEB138449)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
ON SALE – 5/1/13

Stephen Platt Covers “Sabretooth Reborn” in Wolverine #310!

Stephen Platt Covers “Sabretooth Reborn” in WOLVERINE #310!

Marvel is proud to present your first look at superstar artist Stephen Platt’s sketch variant cover to Wolverine #310, the explosive opener to “Sabretooth Reborn!” Sabretooth has returned, and nothing will stop him from getting revenge on Wolverine! But how could he have survived his last encounter with Logan? The blockbuster team of Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi bring the answers and high-stakes action with the return of one of Wolverine’s greatest foes in Wolverine #310, coming to comic shops everywhere, the Marvel Comics app and the Marvel Digital Comics Shop this July.

WOLVERINE #310 (MAY120718)
WOLVERINE #310 PLATT VARIANT (MAY120720)
WOLVERINE #310 PLATT SKETCH VARIANT (MAR128093)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by SIMONE BIANCHI
Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT
Sketch Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT
FOC – 6/11/12, On-Sale – 7/4/12

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