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It is the Dawn of X and there is another team of mutants being introduced to us in this shakeup of the Mutantverse. In Fallen Angels #1, this latest incarnation of the superhuman group features Psylocke, Cable, & X-23 on a mission for vengeance laced with dark undertones. Focusing on lesser used characters, this series, written by Bryan Hill with art by Szymon Kudranski and a main cover by Ashley Witter, will flesh out the back stories of these three heroes. If you like your comics light and fluffy, look elsewhere! This book is sure to explore the darker side of the Mutantverse.
In Excalibur #1, we find that the reimagining of the Marvel Mutantverse extends across the pond to jolly old England. Captain Britain, in her quest to protect the Kingdom of Avalon from the war being waged in the Otherworld, leads a team featuring Rogue, Gambit, Rictor, Jubilee, and…. Apocalypse! Written by Tini Howard, with art by Marcus To, and a main cover by Mahmud A. Asrar, Excalibur is going to explore the new spin on the Mutantverse from a Eurocentric angle. Will Betsy Braddock live up to the mantle of Captain Britain? Will this team come together to protect Avalon? Pick up the new Excalibur volume to find out!
From her first appearance in All Star Comics #8 in 1941 to her ascendency into the Trinity of DC Comics (along with Batman & Superman), Wonder Woman has been a key figure in the DC Universe. This Princess of Themyscira, originally introduced as an American patriot, is getting the well-deserved royal treatment that we’ve already seen bestowed upon the other members of DCs premier triumvirate of heroes. Much like Action Comics #1000 and Detective Comics #1000, Wonder Woman #750 is getting a feature release from DC, with myriad publisher & retailer variant covers. Getting to issue #750 has taken a more winding road than the other two landmark issues, with more than a few different volumes over the decades, but this honor is an important milestone in the comic universe.
House of X and Powers of X (Ten) are two parts of a major Marvel Universe crossover event leading up to the Dawn of X relaunch. In House of X, we’re introduced to a new version of Charles Xavier’s dream alongside Magneto, Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Wolverine. In Powers of X, we’re told the story of the entirety of Mutant history, all the way through to the future.
The titles will release on an alternating basis, sharing a series of pivotal events that take place over the course of a month. At the conclusion of House of X and Powers of X, we’re going to have to reevaluate how we understood all of the classic X-Men tales. These rotating mini-series are sure to create massive ripples for all of mutant kind.
THE GREATEST TALENT EVER ASSEMBLED FOR ONE STORY! THIS IS THE BIG ONE! In celebration of Marvel’s 80th Anniversary, we have gathered together the greatest array of talent ever to be assembled between the covers of a single comic book! Names from the past, from the present, and even the future! Every page is filled with all-new work from this cavalcade of comic book luminaries! There is a mystery that threads throughout the Marvel Universe — one that has its origins in MARVEL COMICS #1 and which unites a disparate array of heroes and villains throughout the decades! What is the Eternity Mask, and who is responsible for the conspiracy to keep it hidden? And what new player will make their startling debut as these secrets are peeled away? Featuring the entirety of the Marvel Universe of characters!
The events of Dark Nights: Metal have transpired, and the Omega Titans have been thrust into the DC Universe after the destruction of the Source Wall. They’ve begun their attack on the main universe, and some of the most feared and vile villains in the DCU are running amok. The Year of the Villain (YotV) is upon us!
YotV is a cross-over story arc that takes place in many of the monthly titles solicited by DC. On top of the monthly books where the story unfolds, we’ve been given One-Shots of some of the more popular and noteworthy characters involved in this dark tryst.
Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy will explore the relationship between these two femme fatales in the aftermath of Heroes in Crisis. Bestselling and critically-acclaimed writer Jody Houser (Faith, Star Wars, Amazing Spider-Man) brings us this 6-Issue mini-series that should put years of innuendo and speculation to rest, finally giving readers a detailed account of the intimate personal relationship between these two iconic villainesses. The story will be illustrated by the amazingly talented Adriana Melo, whose illustrations in the Star Wars: Empire series, as well as her work on DC’s Birds of Prey will assure that this mini-series will be both textually and visually captivating. There are sure to be myriad Exclusive Retailer variants, so keep this page in your favorites to be up-to-date on all of the spectacular covers to come.
The final issue before the landmark Spawn #300, Spawn #299 brings us yet another homage to McFarlane’s own work. The ‘Toddfather’ pays tribute to his own Amazing Spider-Man #299 on the 3 awesomely retro retailer covers.
Inside you’ll find Part II of the “Road to 300” story arc, featuring an entertaining plot that introduces us to ‘The Rapture’, described as “Heaven’s answer to the mythic Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse...”. Written by McFarlane himself, with interior illustrations by Jason Shawn Alexander, the lead-up to the landmark “#300” will surely test Spawn’s mettle against this new antagonist and promises to be a must read for any serious Spawn collector or casual reader!
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