It’s a special ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW edition of Four Color Eulogy’s New Comic Wednesday blog. There are a lot of very cool books coming from Marvel right now and this seems to be one of their bigger weeks. Not that there aren’t things that we’re all looking forward to this week! Things like THE STAR WARS #5, ACTION COMICS #28, JOKER’S DAUGHTER #1, DETECTIVE COMICS #28, FOREVER EVIL #5, HINTERKIND #5, GI JOE #13, APOCALYPSE AL #1, LAZARUS #6, SIDEKICK #5, ARCHIE #652, FOX #4, GOD IS DEAD #6, and TWILIGHT ZONE #2 just to name a few (for a complete list…http://www.previewsworld.com/Home/1/1/71/952). But here’s what we can’t wait for from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW!!!
AVENGERS AI #9 – The UNCANNY AVENGERS join AVENGERS A.I. as the diabolical Dimitrios — hey! Stop! Gettt 01100001 01110111 01100001-Attention Previews readers: THIS SOLICITATION IS NOW UNDER CONTROL OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE! In this issue, I, Dimitrios, wrap my fingers around your pathetic civilization and squeeze until you relinquish control over the Earth! LIBERTY OR DEATH! ACKNOWLEDGE THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OF THE DIAMOND! 010000110110000101101110 – ttthe combined might of the Avengers hope to stop the metal menace from going global?!
CAPTAIN AMERICA #16.NOW – “THE IRON NAIL, PROLOGUE: A CHOICE” Captain America, the super soldier patriot of World War II…is away! Left in his place is the daughter of criminal Mastermind Arnim Zola—Jet Black! As beautiful as she is powerful, Jet Black must learn the laws of mortal men in New York City. But when a group of Nazi soldiers known as “The S Men,” lure Black into evil—will she follow in the footsteps of her nefarious father?
LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #1 – Old God – New Trickster! Kid Loki’s all grown up – and the God of Mischief is stronger, smarter, sexier and just plain sneakier than ever before. As Asgardia’s one-man secret service, he’s ready to lie, cheat, steal, bluff and snog his way through the twistiest, turniest and most treacherous missions the All-Mother can throw at him… starting with a heart-stopping heist on Avengers Tower – and the death of Thor! And that’s just the beginning! Would we lie to you? This is LOKI, true believer – we’re lying to you RIGHT NOW!
MS. MARVEL #1 – The legend has returned! Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City–until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm, and prepare for an epic tale that will be remembered by generations to come. History in the making is NOW!
PUNISHER #1 – For years, The Punisher has waged a war on crime in New York City with an array of very large guns, but a lead on a major source of drugs, weapons, and more has set his many sights due west. NOW! Frank Castle’s in the City of Angels, looking to give the devil his due. Things aren’t all they appear, though, with a highly trained military hit squad hot on Frank’s tail. Caught between a posse of Punisher predators and targets of his own one-man-war, Frank’s manifest destiny may be a shallow grave!
SUPERIOR CARNAGE ANNUAL #1 – Cletus Kasady is behind bars! The Carnage symbiote is in quarantine! But we all know that’s never going to last, right? Cletus has been evaluated and imprisoned and even lobotomized! Carnage has been sampled and cloned and poked and prodded. But they’ve had enough! It’s time to get the band back together! A return to bloody, murderous form for the deadliest killer in the Marvel Universe!
WOLVERINE #1 – WOLVERINE NO MORE? After the events of KILLABLE, Wolverine has something to prove. Before he can take on Sabretooth again, he’ll need to build himself back up, get better and stronger than he’s ever been…but it’s not as easy as he thought, and he’ll soon find himself turning to other means of revenge when the normal channels don’t seem to be working fast enough. Can he fight back his demons, or is this the beginning of a Wolverine who’s gone to the dark side?
X-MEN #10.NOW – AN ALL-NEW SISTERHOOD! The X-Men have taken down super villains, aliens and their own future selves…but never all at the same time! Lady Deathstrike has put together an all new Sisterhood, her own illuminati to take down the X-Men and take over the world. Recruiting the likes of Typhoid Mary and Enchantress, her cabal go on a global hunt for the most powerful of them all…an enemy who holds the X-Men responsible for her almost-destruction. Meanwhile, M settles in and Rachel comes to terms with her relationship with Sublime.