Being so much more to the world than just a guy with claws and an attitude, the effects of Wolverine's death were felt far and wide. The Death of Wolverine “tie ins" explores the pieces his death left behind, and the people who had to pick them up. Being a father, a friend, and a man loved by many, Wolverine’s death ran deep with many characters in the Marvel Universe, including his fellow X-Men, Daken, Deadpool, Captain America, Mystique, and so many more.
Wolverine has lost his crucial healing factor thanks to a virus he picked up in the Microverse. Earth’s greatest minds, including Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), vow to find a cure, but Wolverine being, well, Wolverine, accepts accepts that it is lost and moves forward. Although still incredibly deadly, the Wolverine will have to deal with foes from his past and a bounty out on his head while being more vulnerable than ever. Created by Charles Soule with art by Steve McNiven, The Death of Wolverine mini-series carries heavy consequences for not only Wolverine, but the entire Marvel Universe.
What does the return of Wolverine mean for the Marvel Universe? How will his return effect Old Man Logan and X-23? Starting this month, we will start getting these answers and more, as the final chapter in Wolverine’s death-and-return arc concludes in the long anticipated Return of Wolverine. The initial five issue run will tell of his return, and be followed by a regular, ongoing series for the “resurrected” mutant. There is absolutely no doubt that big things are on the way for the newly-back-from-the-dead Wolverine.
DC Comics recently revealed they will release a “DC Icons” series in October. The series will see twenty-nine different Capes and Criminals get retro “foil” treatment. This is exciting news and means there will be plenty of opportunities for collectors to snag a favorite hero or villain on a gorgeous chromium stock.
Marvel Battle Lines--the collectible card battling mobile game--will be getting the comic book variant cover treatment this October! Artists Sujin Jo, Yoon Lee, Ju Kim, and Maxx Lim will be involved, with over 25 variants planned. Be on the lookout for some incredible art from some very impressive artists.
If you love comic books and pro wrestling, Scout Comics has a brand new series that brings the drama of the squared circle to the printed page. With the inaugural release right around the corner, LLPW’s writer James Haick was kind enough to join us in launching our own new series Five Questions and a Comic. So check it out! If you don't, we are not responsible for what may happen when our new pro wrestler friends arrive at your door. Better keep reading just to be safe!
Frank Castle is back! Matthew Rosenberg returns to the storytelling helm with Punisher #1, part of Marvel’s Fresh Start Initiative. Italian Artist Riccardo Burchielli, best known for his work on critically acclaimed comic series “DMZ”, will be turning a few heads with his vivid illustration of one of Marvel's most controversial antiheroes.
“We’re going back to Frank Castle with a handgun and a knife, stalking the streets of New York, and getting his hands dirty"
-Matthew Rosenberg in a Marvel.com interview
With a new chapter in Frank Castle's war, we are bound to see some incredible fights and villains along with what are sure to be some hot variants. Punisher #1 will be released..
Brian Michael Bendis’s inaugural issue of Superman #1 hit shelves July 11, 2018. Hot off the heels of his successful Man of Steel six-part mini-series, the DC universe is celebrating with incredible variants from some of the hottest artists of today.
Doomsday Clock is a direct sequel to Alan Moore’s The Watchmen and continues story elements from several other DC crossover events: Superman Reborn, The Oz Effect, and The Button. This ground breaking event will conclude the New 52 & DC Rebirth storyline.
Series creator Geoff Johns felt like there was "an interesting story to be told in DC Rebirth with Doctor Manhattan and Superman." Each comic in the 12 part maxi-series will feature two covers from artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson.
There is nothing quite as exciting as a new comic book shop. The smell of the new books beckoning from the shelves, waiting to be bought and added to our collections. The shining busts of our favorite heroes or villains saying “wouldn't we look awesome on your shelf at home!”. Bargain bins busting with finds that will help complete that special series or spark a new interest. But most importantly, it is the store owners and operators that set the tone for your experience. Fortunately, we have good news for comic collectors in the Daytona, FL area because Marco Falletta (owner of Gotham City Pizza) and Cory Pommell (administrator of The Collectors Corner Facebook group) have teamed up to open Gotham’s Finest Comics. Nate from Comic Burst was able to sit down with Marco (MF) and Cory (CP) to find out what is in store for collectors.