What’s going on this Monday my faithful reader. Ha. That’s not a typo. We have a ton of news today, and I’m starting off with some Web-head news. Scarlet Spiders #1 is dropping, and it features some of the clones from Spidey’s past. Kaine, Ben Reilly and Jessica Drew are forced into an extremely odd-couple team and have to investigate the Villian de jour, Morlun. Looks like this current arc is throwing everything at the wall and hoping something sticks.
Read on for Marvel’s full release and the sneak preview of issue Scarlett Spiders #1.
A New Team. A Desperate Mission. Your First Look SCARLET SPIDERS #1! Spider-Verse Unites Three Fan-Favorite Characters For The First Time!
Together for the first time! Amidst the chaos of Spider-Verse, three fan-favorite characters unite for a desperate mission into the unknown in SCARLET SPIDERS #1! And not all of them are going to make it back! From creators Mike Costa and Paco Diaz – Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew must unite for a deadly operation behind enemy lines. When the Spiders discover one of the technological secrets that make Morlun and his family so powerful, it’s up to the Scarlet Spiders to go deep behind enemy lines into one of the twisted realms Morlun’s family rules to shut it down. If they fail, every Spider from across the multiverse will face certain death! What horrors await them across the multiverse? Find out in November as Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew swing into action in SCARLET SPIDERS #1!
SCARLET SPIDERS #1 (SEP140842)
Written by MIKE COSTA
Art by PACO DIAZ
Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY (SEP140843)
Forgive me for making symbiotes a proper noun in my title, because I think it should be. I’m a lover of most things symbiote and think a good battle on their home planet is just what Guardians of the Galaxy need. I’m not a fan however of the guardians, but they have their fanbase.
Ok, so here is a sneak preview of their new comic book and we are fortunate here at Fear and Gaming to be one of the first people to post about it on the world wide web of internets and stuff. Read and look on in anxious awe. Marvel’s full press release, information as well as the comic preview pages are below.
“Planet of the Symbiotes” Begins in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #21!
This November, the Guardians of the Galaxy face their worst nightmare as the new “Planet of the Symbiotes” arc kicks off in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #21! Comic book superstar Brian Michael Bendis and Marvel Young Gun artist Valerio Schiti venture where no heroes have ever gone before – to the home planet of the deadly alien symbiotes! Ever since the Venom symbiote bonded with Flash Thompson, he has wielded it as a force for good, hoping to make the Earth a safer place. Only the far reaches of space are a little out of his depth! And with the Venom costume finally reunited with its own species – where will it’s allegiances lie? Trapped on a world full of hostile alien parasites, the Guardians of the Galaxy may begin to regret letting Flash Thompson join their team. Be there when the Guardians face a new horror in deep space as “Planet of the Symbiotes” kicks off in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #21!
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #21 (SEP140871)
Art by VALERIO SCHITI
Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
Rocket Raccoon & Groot Variant by DUSTIN NGUYEN (SEP140872)
FOC – 10/27/14, On-Sale – 11/19/14
Finally, we have some tasty tidbits about something Marvel. I just received this preview copy of Avengers and X-men: Axis #6. Things are changing in the Marvel Universe. Have a gander below and above at the artwork and panels provided by Marvel. Terry Dodson and Jim Cheung are doing great work over there. On-Sale – 11/19/14. Read on readers for Marvel’s full release.
This November, the X-Men are finished cowering in fear. The noble mutant nation is proud to rise up and take their rightful place as Homo Superior in the name of their new leader – Apocalypse! And they’ll put an end to anyone who stands in their way! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #6 from blockbuster creators Rick Remender and Terry Dodson! Prepare for the senses shattering end to Act II: Inversion as the Marvel Universe descends into Act III: New World Disorder!
New York City now belongs to the mutants, taken over by those who once protected a world that hated and feared them. The Avengers as we know them are gone, twisted and corrupted. Battle lines will be drawn as friend and foe alike choose sides – and the battle for the survival begins. No fan can afford to miss this epic clash as sparks fly this November in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN: AXIS #6!
The incredibly popular comic has gone into its 3rd printing, according to a press release from Marvel. The comic starring Gwen Stacy ties into the far-reaching story arc ‘Spider-verse’ and showcases the talents of Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi.
I’m stunned myself that Marvel mined Gwen Stacy to use, considering the impact that her original death had on comics, the Marvel universe and yours truly. It moved comics, or at least Marvel, from perpetually dealing not dealing with real life issues. Marvel of course had some serious storylines before this, but the Gwen Stacy death made Spidey seem more human. Made him feel like us. It made me grow up a little faster. Anyway. I know that I’m still reeling from the Superior Spider-Man series and trying to catch up with the new story arc.
What do you think of Marvel bringing back Gwen Stacy? Is anything sacred in the Marvel Universe anymore?
Another “artwork only” teaser from Marvel. I’m getting a little perturbed instead of intrigued. Love the artwork, but come on Marvel! Give us some more information. Enjoy the art and keep checking back for more information.
Here’s a teaser piece of artwork from Marvel. Marvel is definitely gearing up to release some big series next summer, 2015. Keep checking back here and via my twitter to find out what else Marvel has in store.
I’m pleased to offer a sneak-peak or preview of the upcoming Spider-Woman series. Marvel has been on an update blitz today, as I’ve put out a couple of updates here, and here, and here? Spider-Woman is an under-appreciated character in the Marvel universe, and has been a member of the Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D and her powers are pretty cool. The comic is written by DENNIS HOPELESS with rrt & Cover by GREG LAND. The new series focuses on the new story arc Spider-Verse. I know I’m eager for a new arc within Spidey’s world. I’m still recovering form the finish of the Superior Spider-man, one of my favorite comic arcs of all time.
Here’s what Spider-Woman’s Senior Editor Nick Lowe had to say about the series.
“This is the start of something very big for Spider-Woman. Yes, it’s a big part of Spider-Verse, but this is going to be a character defining first arc for the SPIDER-WOMAN ongoing series.”
After receiving a cover for House of M earlier today with no information, I received this cover art for the Infinity Gauntlet. The Infinity Gauntlet saga features Thanos attempting another takeover of the universe (yawn) and has him assembling all of the gems to create said gauntlet. This series featured one of my favorite creations, Cosmic Spidey.
Have a look at the cover art, and check back here for details on Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet. For more information visit www.marvel.com
I received this mysterious email yesterday, with no information, except for Summer 2015. Is Marvel rebooting one of the most impactful series in its history? I wrote Marvel for more information and will update you as soon as I hear more. I’m a day late posting, I just wasn’t up to posting yesterday. Sorry for that. In the meantime, enjoy this artwork.
The saga of the new Thor continues with Thor # 2. Malekith the Accursed has left the Odinson unable to combat the onslaught of frost giants that have invaded Midgard. Someone must don the mantle of the God of Thunder and wield mighty Mjolnir.
Jason Aaron brings a story to the masses unlike any reader has ever read as the power of Thor flows through a new hero. I personally can’t wait to know more and get my hands on Thor #2. Be one of the first to look upon this preview art directly from the mighty monster makers at Marvel.