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Preview: Marvel Studios’ Avengers Prelude #1 (of 3)

Marvel Studios’ Avengers Prelude #1

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Paco Diaz
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 05, 2018
SRP: $3.99

A COSMIC CALAMITY!
From the dawn of the universe came six INFINITY STONES, each in control of an essential aspect of existence: space, reality, power, soul, mind and time. Now, THANOS strives to collect them all to further his mad plan of wiping out half the universe’s population. Standing between him and his goal: the AVENGERS, the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, SPIDER-MAN, and more! But with one Infinity Stone already in Thanos’ possession, will even the combined might of the Marvel Universe be enough to stop him?

Preview: Marvel’s Ant-Man & The Wasp Prelude #1

Marvel’s Ant-Man & Wasp Prelude #1

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Chris Allen
Rated T+
In Shops: Mar 07, 2018
SRP: $3.99

SCOTT LANG’s life is a bit of a mess. But when he got out of jail (yeah, jail), he swore he’d to turn it all around. Go straight. Show his daughter and ex-wife he’s worthy of being a role model. But when a “last score” lands him in HANK PYM’s size-changing suit, Scott finds himself in a brand-new role: as the ANT-MAN! Hank needs someone with Scott’s skills to stop DARREN CROSS from weaponizing his size-changing technology, and it’s going to take the team of Scott, Hank and HOPE (daughter of the original WASP) to save the day!

The adventure doesn’t get any bigger (smaller?!) than this! See Scott’s first mission as the ANT-MAN, and how HOPE VAN DYNE became the WASP in this adaptation of the original hit film before this summer’s feature MARVEL’S ANT-MAN AND THE WASP!

Preview: Black Panther: Prelude #1

Black Panther: Prelude #1

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Annapaola Martello
Rated T
In Shops: Oct 18, 2017
SRP: $3.99

Wakanda. The most technologically advanced nation in the world – and protected by the mighty BLACK PANTHER! Learn how T’CHALLA became the legendary hero of Wakanda in this ALL-NEW, NEVER-BEFORE-TOLD tale set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe! See how the mantle was passed to the future king, in a time when super heroes were just emerging in the larger world, before this winter’s BLACK PANTHER film hits theaters!

Preview: Spider-Man: Homecoming Prelude #2

Spider-Man: Homecoming Prelude #2

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Todd Nauck (CA) TBD
Rated T
In Shops: Apr 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99

SPIDEY VS. THE AVENGERS!

SPIDER-MAN finds himself in over his head with his first super hero battle with IRON MAN…against CAPTAIN AMERICA and his team! But will the outcome unite the AVENGERS…or tear them apart for good? Get your spider-senses tingling for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING with the epic conclusion to this two-part adaptation of the wall-crawler’s first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Preview: Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Prelude #1

Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Prelude #1

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Christopher Allen (CA) TBD
Rated T
In Shops: Jan 04, 2017
SRP: $2.99

GET HOOKED ON THE GUARDIANS!

When the fate of the galaxy is at stake, there’s only one thing to do: call in the greatest warriors the galaxy has ever known. What do you mean, who?! ROCKET. GROOT. DRAX. GAMORA. PETER QUILL, a.k.a. STAR-LORD?! Don’t tell me you’ve never heard of them? Legendary outlaw? Most dangerous woman in the galaxy? Nothing? Then it’s time to brush up for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with this all-new adaptation of the original, hilarious hit film!

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Review: Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice #1

doctor_strange_mystic_apprentice__1-1Doctor Strange has long been one of the Marvel Universe’s most interesting characters, exploring and bending dimensions. His part of the universe is probably the most mind bending and has brought readers to his sanctum for years on end. There is none too many and as sorcerer supreme his power rules absolutely. Throughout his canon, he has challenged what most think a comic book character is supposed to be, as he fights evil in ways other characters could not wrap their minds around.

In his sole animated movie, the character’s origins were revealed, but not explained, leaving a haphazard mess, which left diehards and newbies with a bad taste in their mouths. That effort left no faith that they could follow-up with a faithful adaptation. So when the news of the upcoming movie with Benedict Cumberbatch was going to be released, and with the few trailers that came out, it looked like they finally were able to capture his story the right way. So after I read Jason Aaron’s run on the new series, I was excited to read this one.

Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice is pretty much about when Stephen Strange was an apprentice at Kamar-Taj, as he struggles to project his astral form and master the fighting arts. We follow him as he makes misstep over misstep, as he a fast learning novice, as he masters one and then another. Eventually, he does learn how to project his astral form, to even read when he sleeps. Before issue’s end, the reader is treated to his origin story in Strange tales written by Stan Lee

Overall, it reminds me of those old 80s training montages, which makes this issue fun to read, watching this well-known character before he became the sorcerer supreme. The story by Will Corona Pilgrim, gives a reader a funny view of this character. The art by Andrea Di Vito, complements the story in the best way. Altogether, a fun first issue that will only bring readers back once the movie comes out.

Story: Will Corona Pilgrim Art: Andrea Di Vito
Story: 9 Art: 9 Overall: 9.4 Recommendation: Buy

Marvel provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Preview: Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice #1

Doctor Strange: Mystic Apprentice #1

(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Andrea Di Vito (CA) Michael Ryan
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 26, 2016
SRP: $3.99
BEFORE HE WAS THE SORCERER SUPREME…STRANGE MASTERED THE MYSTIC ARTS!

A master of delicate surgery, DR. STEPHEN STRANGE had no equal…until a freak accident shattered his hands!

Now a student of the MYSTIC ARTS, Strange must find a way to master his magical assignment…or throw in his cape and robes for good!

Don’t miss this all-new story, as Strange finds that the road to Sorcerer Supreme can be a real pain in the…astral form!

ALSO: reprinting the original first appearance and origin stories of Doctor Strange from STRANGE TALES #110 and #115!

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