ASTONISHING X-MEN Villain, New Art Revealed

The villain that inspired the creation of the X-Men returns in the new Astonishing X-Men.

Magneto? Apocalypse? Sinister?

The Shadow King.

Writer Charles Soule revealed this psychic entity will be the first villain in the upcoming book as the X-Men ResurrXion continues.

Marvel and the writer behind Death of Wolverine shares new details and Jim Cheung art that raises a big question.

Astonishing X-Men #1 2017 courtesy Marvel

But first about our claim that The Shadow King “inspired” the X-Men: Continue reading ASTONISHING X-MEN Villain, New Art Revealed

MARVEL GENERATIONS Team-Ups, Creators, New Art Revealed

Classic Marvel icons team up with the modern day heroes who share their famous code-names. Mar-Vell, the original Wolverine, Bruce Banner – back from the dead? Two Thors fighting together? Spider-Men meet again? The Phoenix rises again?
Marvel shared new details of GENERATIONS, the ten part series that will see the return of dead heroes and legacy heroes teaming with the icons that inspired them.  Marvel revealed each issue with a title befitting the heroes who share the famous name:
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GENERATIONS: THE BEST starring Wolverine and All-New Wolverine by Tom Taylor and Ramon Rosanas

DC Introduces DARK MATTER, New Heroes By Superstar Teams

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DARK NIGHTS: METAL is just the beginning. The reunion of Batman team Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo is just the kickoff of new banner of books with superstar creative teams.

 DC Comics Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee announced (at Chicago’s C2E2) six new DC Universe titles under the banner Dark Matter.
The projects will partner acclaimed artists with award-winning writers. Beginning this August, under the guidance of artists Greg Capullo, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr., DC will launch new titles THE SILENCER, SIDEWAYS, IMMORTAL MEN, DAMAGE, NEW CHALLENGERS, with characters from each of these series first appearing in the previously announced DARK NIGHTS: METAL.
The co-publishers say The Dark Matter comics will focus on epic graphic storytelling. Joining Capullo, Kubert, Lee and Romita Jr. to round out the all-star cast of creators are Dan Abnett, Tony S. Daniel, Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan, Kenneth Rocafort, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV and Robert Venditti.
Here’s the breakdown of new books, creative teams and the vision for the new line:

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REDNECK: DONNY CATES Talking Texas Vampires

Vampires deep in the heart of Texas? The Bowmans serve barbecue, consume blood…but not human.

Why did this scary brood stake out territory out west and how it’s all about to go south in a bad blood feud.

Redneck #1 by Donny Cates (God Country), Lisandro Estherren and Dee Cunniffe from Skybound Comics introduces a twist on vampire horror in comic book shops this week.

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Forget capes and European accents, these horrific hillbillies just want to be left alone but their secret is bleeding out. Writer Donny Cates pulls from his own haunted experiences in Texas to create a clan of bloodsuckers in a new series. Continue reading REDNECK: DONNY CATES Talking Texas Vampires

BATMAN, THE FLASH, THE BUTTON Villain’s Return & Burning Questions

Who is powerful enough to manipulate the reality of the DC Universe?

Story threads weaving through DC Rebirth books for the past year just wrapped around the Dark Knight and readers like a tight noose in part one of The Button.

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Batman #21 is the first chapter of this crossover with The Flash picking up a big bombshell from DC Universe Rebirth #1.  Bruce and Barry attempt to discover the mystery that started with the return of the other Flash.

In the epic Geoff Johns one-shot, Wally West gave Batman a letter from his father in an alternate reality and a blood-stained smiley face button was found in the Batcave. This was the first evidence that the Watchmen universe could be colliding with the DC reality. Continue reading BATMAN, THE FLASH, THE BUTTON Villain’s Return & Burning Questions

Most Shocking Events in MARVEL Events

Brace for impact. Secret Empire #0 arrives seeing the rise of Hydra led by – Steve Rogers!

Secret Empire #1 courtesy Marvel

Events have impact. What will Hydra’s victory mean for Marvel heroes and fans – even if the good guys win against a hero gone evil? Continue reading Most Shocking Events in MARVEL Events

CLOAK & DAGGER First Look at FREEFORM Series

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Marvel shared a first look at Cloak & Dagger, the new Freeform television series based on the fan-favorite teen vigilante heroes.

Tandy Bowen (Olivia Holt) and Tyrone Johnson (Aubrey Joseph) are two teenagers from different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another.
Tandy creates light daggers. Tyrone can engulf others in darkness.
Here’s how they look in the iconic first comic book.
But here’s the first look of the television versions of this beloved teen duo, their origin and how the television will be different.
Watch and enjoy:

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TOP SECRET & New VALIANT Books Revealed at #VALIANTSUMMIT

Valiant Entertainment unveiled a huge lineup of new books this including a top secret project with a secret team, Faith leading a team book, the next chapter of Bloodshot and more.
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During the #ValiantSummit 2017 event live from Twitch TV’s Hyper RPG studios, Valiant Entertainment announced “ICONS” – an all-new wave of ongoing series, prestige format projects and standalone events.

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