NYCC: The X-Men in Marvel NOW!

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TweetThe X-Men panel has just ended at NYCC, revealing a few bits and pieces, but mostly just going over the basic premise for each of the titles in the Marvel NOWniverse. But there are some bits and pieces! And new art from Mike Del Mundo and Stuart Immonen! Here’s a rundown:

Marvel reveal ‘Superior Spider-Man’ with Slott, Stegman, Ramos, Camuncoli, and Dark/Edginess

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TweetAhead of NYCC 2012, Marvel have now revealed the meaning for their final one-word teaser from a few weeks ago: “Superior” stands for Superior Spider-Man, a new series relaunching from the ashes of Dan Slott’s ominous Amazing Spider-Man #700. The book will see a darker and edgier tone to the world of Spider-Man, as artists […]

Young Avengers relaunches! Gillen! McKelvie! Loki! America?!

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TweetMarvel have finally announced that, yes, they will be publishing a new volume of Young Avengers this January, from the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, and Matt Wilson. Revamping the team somewhat, this new volume of the title will see Kid Loki form a new team made up of Wiccan, Hulkling, Kate Bishop, […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Uncanny Avengers #1

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TweetMild spoilers below for the issue, which will be released tomorrow. Uncanny Avengers carries the weight of the Marvel Universe upon it. Not just the future for the Avengers side of the company, but now also the future for the X-Men side. Teaming X-Men Rogue and Havok with Wolverine, Thor, Captain America and Scarlet Witch, […]

Marvel Announce Savage Wolverine from Frank Cho

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TweetWolverine has become a little too civilised recently, perhaps, with the events of AvX painting him as a happy bystander while Cyclops and Captain America do all the real morally grey actions nowadays. Hoping to rectify that in January will be writer/artist Frank Cho, who’ll be relaunching the Wolverine solo title for Marvel Now as “Savage […]

Joe Quesada goes on Jimmy Kimmel show to announce Marvel NOW!

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Tweet Marvel is upping its PR game a bit: for the latest Marvel NOW! announcement, Marvel CCO Joe Quesada will go on Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel show. “First Jimmy Kimmel rocked the Emmys in front of the entire world and now he’s set his sights on the Marvel Universe,” said Quesada. “I’m looking forward to meeting […]

The Consequences of AvX

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TweetAs a prelude to Kieron Gillen’s actual recounting of the consequences from Marvel’s Avengers Vs X-Men event, let’s take a quick look at some of the dangling stories/ideas/moments which may or may not be addressed in the near future. This was a big event by any stands, with five writers and three artists involved, as […]

Marvel Advertise All-New X-Men via Script Excerpts

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TweetBy Steve Morris Having already exhausted teasers, interviews, black and white images, coloured images, unlettered previews and just about every other form of pre-release promotion you’d care to imagine, Marvel have now taken to advertising All New X-Men #1 by releasing sections of Brian Michael Bendis’ scripts to various sites. If you went down to Comic […]

Gillen and McKelvie Roundup

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TweetBy Steve Morris Artist Jamie McKelvie and writer Kieron Gillen have taken the spotlight today, with several pieces of news – both good and bad – coming from their camp. The good news is that Marvel have just released a teaser which lists them as the creative team for a story in their upcoming ‘Point […]

Humphries and Garney Relaunch Uncanny X-Force with Puck and Spiral

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TweetBy Steve Morris Another teaser has been de-teased! Sam Humphries and Ron Garney have been announced as the writers for a relaunched Uncanny X-Force series, which starts this December. Perhaps wisely, Marvel are drawing a line at the end of Rick Remender’s tremendously successful run with the book, in order for the new creative team […]

What is Marvel's Superior?

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TweetBy Steve Morris I suppose the smart-arse answer to that question would be “Disney”, but this actually refers to a teaser released today via Diamond (of all places), and features another of those one-word slogan teasers Marvel are loving right now. This time round the word is “Superior”, the creative team are not mentioned, and […]

Hopeless reveals the REAL X-Men in 'Cable and X-Force'

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TweetBy Steve Morris CBR today reveal what the third of Marvel’s slogan teasers is all about, with the announcement that December will see Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca kick off a new series called ‘Cable & X-Force’. As a side note – HURRAY!

'Avengers Arena' pits X-23, Avengers Academy, Runaways in fight to the death

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TweetBy Steve Morris The ‘survive’ teaser has been unveiled today at Marvel.com, revealing Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker as the creative team for a book called Avengers Arena. The series will see sixteen teenage Marvel characters sent to Murderworld (Arcade’s home) and pitted against each other to the death. 16 characters enter; apparently only one […]

Daniel Way and Steve Dillon on Thunderbolts for MARVEL NOW!

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TweetBy Steve Morris The first creative team for the December-launching Marvel Now comics has been revealed today on Newsarama: artist Steve Dillon and writer Daniel Way will be relaunching Thunderbolts. The team will be named after their new leader – Thunderbolt Ross, AKA the Red Hulk.

Rick Remender leaves Uncanny X-Force in December – ‘new teams’ incoming?

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TweetBy Steve Morris In an interview with CBR, writer Rick Remender has confirmed that his ‘Final Execution’ arc of Uncanny X-Force will be his last on the title. Whether this leads to the book being cancelled and relaunched is anybody’s guess, although the most interesting news comes via Remender’s choice of words in the interview.

Rick Remender leaves Uncanny X-Force in December – 'new teams' incoming?

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TweetBy Steve Morris In an interview with CBR, writer Rick Remender has confirmed that his ‘Final Execution’ arc of Uncanny X-Force will be his last on the title. Whether this leads to the book being cancelled and relaunched is anybody’s guess, although the most interesting news comes via Remender’s choice of words in the interview.