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Marvel Turns 80

This weekend, Marvel celebrates its milestone 80th Anniversary…and you’re invited! From the Golden Age, through the latest and greatest of the past decade, read a handful of hits from 80 years of Marvel canon, all in our Digital Comics Shop web store!

Enter code MARVEL50 at the cart page, and see your total order price snikt in half with 50% storewide savings!* This offer runs this weekend, through 9/3 11:00 PM ET!

Want the perfect intro series for the iconic Ms. Marvel? Try Kamala Khan’s first ongoing in MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: NO NORMAL! Or, get acquainted with Night Traveler Moon Knight in his groundbreaking 2014 run! And try this editor-recommended sensational She-Hulk series, featuring the gamma green attorney and her superhuman law practice! This weekend marks a great opportunity to try that buzzed about series you’ve been meaning to read! From the Eternals’ ancient civilizations, to Spider-Man’s friendly neighborhood, we’ve got you covered with this storewide coupon!

New to comics, and don’t know where to start? Visit the DISCOVER Reading List section to help you uncover pathways through events, themed lists, recommended series, favorite characters, creators and more! Start with our lineup of 80th Anniversary Spotlights, from our Silver Age list featuring foundational stories of the 60s, through the gnarly 90s, to modern Must-Reads of today.

Best of all, digital collections and comics are great for on-the-go reading! All purchases in the Marvel Digital Comics Shop are added to your personal library, and can be read on any web browser, or in the Marvel Comics app on iPhone®, iPad® and select Android™ devices! Our smart-paneling feature provides an intuitive reader experience, ideal for all types of mobile device and tablet users!

Ring in a historic 80 years this weekend! Expand your reading with this exceptional offer through 9/3, 11:00 PM ET!

Marvel 80th ‘Frame Variants’ Roll Out this August

This August, ring in Marvel Comics’ 80th Birthday with a celebratory selection of variants! Each 80th Anniversary ‘Frame Variant’ features a character head shot from their titular series, framed by a host of characters that represent the present and future of the Marvel Universe! Depicted by an all-star roster of artists, these unique covers pay tribute to the modern face of Marvel!

Peek at a select few now, and stay tuned for more updates!

80th ANNIVERSARY FRAME VARIANTS:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 28 HUMBERTO RAMOS MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198873)

AVENGERS 23 RUSSELL DAUTERMAN MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198874)

CAPTAIN AMERICA 13 EMA LUPACCHINO MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198875)

CAPTAIN MARVEL 9 JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198876)

FANTASTIC FOUR 13 NICK BRADSHAW MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198877)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 8 CHRIS STEVENS MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198878)

MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN 9 PASQUAL FERRY MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198879)

THOR 16 MIKE MCKONE MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198880)

TONY STARK: IRON MAN 15 JIM CHEUNG MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198881)

VENOM 17 LEE GARBETT MARVEL 80TH FRAME VARIANT (MAY198882)

For 80 years, Marvel has reflected the world outside your window – inspiring millions of fans with iconic characters and timeless stories that brought the Marvel Universe to the forefront of pop culture today. Celebrate Marvel’s historic 80th anniversary all year long with your favorite Marvel comics, games, shows, collectibles, fashion, and more. Visit marvel.com/marvel80 or follow #Marvel80. 

 

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or simply chat with some of your favorite heroes with Marvel’s chatbot accessible through Twitter and Facebook

Marvel Reveals the Future of the X-Men

Just a month before the highly-anticipated debut of HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X, Marvel released an all-new episode of X-MEN: THE SEMINAL MOMENTS featuring series writer Jonathan Hickman and other legendary Marvel creators as they shed light on what the future holds for mutants across the universe!

“When Jonathan set out to tell this story, he set out to change the way people think about the Marvel mutants forever…it really shakes things up,” said X-Men Editor Jordan D. White. “The first time he told it to me, I was upset. I was like, ‘We can’t do that. We CAN’T do that.’ The more I thought about it, the more I went, ‘Wait hang on, what if we did…’”

As HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X is set to shake the Marvel Universe to its core, Hickman revealed what fans might expect from the series:

“There’s no alternate universe version of the X-Men that we’re doing – time travel, or any of that kind of stuff. This is a very cause and effect, very linear narratively straightforward story,” said Hickman. “I think the most important thing about X-Men is obviously the way that individual readers identify with the characters…my obligation is to be true to the character even though you’re putting them in new circumstances and be true to the spirit of what it means to write an X-Men book.” 

HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X – written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Marvel’s Young Gun Pepe Larraz, R.B. Silva, and colorist Marte Gracia – will build from every major X-Men milestone since 1963 up through the current X-Men series and storylines fans know and love, including some of Marvel’s most iconic characters from over the decades.

The next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men begins this July!

Marvel Will Unveil X-Men Series

Beginning July, Marvel will unveil the next monumental chapter for the X-Men with a brand-new series penned by critically acclaimed creator Jonathan Hickman: HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X!

Beginning July, Marvel will unveil the next monumental chapter for the X-Men with a brand-new series penned by critically acclaimed creator Jonathan Hickman: HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X!

To celebrate, Marvel will partner with participating retail stores to host HOUSE OF X #1 LAUNCH PARTIES. In addition to exclusive variant covers, participating retail stores will receive exciting promotional items, including special flower seed packets!

All participating retailers will receive the following incentives as part of the HOUSE OF X #1 PARTY:

HOUSE OF X #1 PARTY SKETCH VAR (free copy)

HOUSE OF X FLOWER SEED PACKETS (BUNDLE OF 25) (APR198091)

Retailers who choose to opt into the party will also be able to order the following items:

HOUSE OF X #1 PARTY VARIANT (MAY190700)

HOUSE OF X #1 LARRAZ PREMIERE VARIANT (MAY190701)

HOUSE OF X FLOWER SEED PACKETS (BUNDLE OF 25) (APR198091)

Additional offers celebrating HOUSE OF X #1 are available to retailers and do not require a party opt-in to order:

Additional offers celebrating HOUSE OF X #1 are available to retailers and do not require a party opt-in to order:

HOUSE OF X #1 LARRAZ POSTER

HOUSE OF X #1 (of 6) PICHELLI FLOWER VAR (MAY 190694)

HOUSE OF X #1 (of 6) CHARACTER DECADES VAR (MAY190695)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) MADUREIRA VAR (MAY190696)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) NOTO VAR (MAY190697)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) COCKRUM HIDDEN GEM VAR (MAY190698)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) YOUNG VAR (MAY190699)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) BLANK VAR (MAY190702)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) HUDDLESTON VAR (MAY190693)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) CHRISTOPHER ACTION VAR (MAY190692)

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) BROOKS CONNECTING VAR (MAY190691)

*Note retailers may also order these promo items individually through Diamond. Check Marvel Mailer/Diamond for details.

Retailers are encouraged to check their Marvel Mailer and Diamond Daily for more information about the HOUSE OF X #1 Launch Party and how to opt-in before Monday, 7/1. Experience the next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men with HOUSE OF X, and head to your local comic shop on July 24th, 2019, to get your hands on HOUSE OF X #1!

HOUSE OF X #1

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Art and Cover by PEPE LARRA

On Sale 7/24/19

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About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. 

For more information visit marvel.com. 

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BEYOND THE CAPE!

April 16 through October 6

Why call this new museum show Beyond the Cape? Compared to so many other exhibitions around the world about comic books, this original and unconventional take soars beyond just superheroes.

Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art shows how some of the most currently sought-after contemporary artists are influenced by graphic novels and comic books.

The artworks in this pioneering show making its world premiere at the Boca Raton Museum of Art take viewers on a deeper dive into adult realms, tackling some of today’s thorniest issues: politics, divisiveness, immigration, racial prejudice, planetary climate armageddon, feminism, LGBTQ rights, religion, gender, and more.

Grouped together for the first time in this new way, the exhibition at the Boca Raton Museum of Art features prominent artworld superstars, including:

Kumasi J. Barnett, George Condo, Renee Cox, Liz Craft, Kota Ezawa, Chitra Ganesh, Mark Thomas Gibson, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Christian Marclay, Kerry James Marshall, Takahasi Murakami, Elizabeth Murray, Yoshitomo Nara, Joyce Pensato, Raymond Pettibon, Peter Saul, Kenny Scharf, William T. Wiley, David Wojnarowicz, and Michael Zansky.

Some of the most acclaimed underground comic book artists are also front-and-center, including: R. Crumb, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, and Mimi Pond.

Also featured in the exhibition are artists from The Hairy Who: Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, and Karl Wirsum.

The show features more than 80 works by 40 artists: paintings, video, photography, sculpture, prints, drawings, and tapestries.

Rare comics will also be shown, plus contemporary animation and rarely seen historic cartoons from the early 1900s on vintage TVs.

This exhibition is curated by Kathleen Goncharov, Senior Curator at the museum. She recruited as her ‘muse’ for this exhibition Calvin Reid, the Senior News Editor at Publishers Weekly and a leading expert in the field of comics.

Reid was one of the first critics to recognize comics as a literary form for adults, and selected the comic books and graphic novels in the reading room where the public can comfortably lounge and enjoy reading (many from Reid’s own private library).

“Beyond the Cape delves into the world of comics and graphic novels and their influence on contemporary artists. Their work defies commonalities, but come together to present a boldly visual, eye-opening mirror of our contemporary world and present issues,” said Irvin Lippman, the executive director of Boca Raton Museum of Art.

Some of the surprising twists and turns visitors can see at Beyond the Cape!

Elizabeth Murray began working with comic imagery in the 1970s, when minimalism dominated the art scene. Her personal, colorful work proved that painting was still relevant and ripe for innovation, and set the stage for a return to figurative work in the 1980s. As a child she drew from newspaper comic strips, and even sent a sketchbook to Walt Disney.

Kerry James Marshall’s work is currently at the very top of the art market. Known for his flat, colorful paintings of contemporary Black America, for the past 20 years he has been working on his comic series Rythm Mastr (set in the Black community where his Chicago studio is located).

The genesis of Rythm Mastr began with the demolition of public housing and the spike of violence in Chicago in the 1990s. He grew up in the Watts area of South-Central Los Angeles, and the Civil Rights and Black Power movements impacted this artist’s work.

Most assume comics are primarily intended for children, usually featuring super heroes as evidenced by today’s popular films – but this exhibition is decidedly for adults.

The only references to superheroes in this show are by Renee Cox (whose Jamaican anti-racist avenger Raje does not wear a cape), and Luca Buvoli’s animation Not-a-Superhero.

Art that is flat, graphic and colorful (like the art in graphic novels and comics), is taking center stage in the Instagram age. Artists, galleries and collectors are turning to social media as the place to promote their art and find art to purchase.

Looking beyond the 1960s Pop Art movement led by big name New York artists, this show features the “other” art movements from the 60s and 70s such as Bay Area Funk Art and the Chicago Imagists (who called themselves Hairy Who).

These artists rebelled against the formalist New York style, and during their youth, they were belittled as ‘provincial regionalists’ by the New York-centric art world of the time.

The Chicago artists in Hairy Who (Jim Nutt, Gladys Nilsson, and Karl Wirsum) have greatly influenced younger artists of today.

A nod to Japanese Manga comics and graphic novels features two major artists: Takashi Murakami and Yositomo Nara.

Almost all of the artists in this exhibition are living artists, except for three: Elizabeth Murray, H.C. Westermann and David Wojnarowicz.

Two works by the Indian-American artist Chitra Ganesh. One is titled City Inside Her, (2014), and another is Manuscript, (2018),

a giant 3-D hand with projected henna designs used by women in India and the Middle East

Chitra Ganesh is an Indian-American artist who combines the iconography of Hinduism, Buddhists and South Asia pictorial traditions with the contemporary popular visual language of comics, illustration and science fiction.

Her work will include a giant 3-D hand with projected henna designs used by women in India and the Middle East. She will also show a series of work loosely based on the comic book series Amar Chitra Katha (Immortal Illustrated Stories).

Ganesh’s original comic book premiered in India in 1967 and was intended to teach children traditional historical and religious stories. Unfortunately, the original series reinforced the caste system with its attendant issues of race and gender. In her work, Ganesh flips the script by highlighting alternative feminist narratives.

California artist Peter Saul, 85, was not taken seriously outside of California until relatively recently. Today his work is in great demand and is a major influence on young artists. Similar to comics, his work is irreverent, idiosyncratic, colorful and political.

Koto Ezawa’s comics-inspired animation tells the story of the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum art heist.

Michael Zansky, the son of Louis Zansky who drew the early “Classic Comics” in the 1940s, is a painter and multi-media artist whose monumental large cut, burnt and carved wood panels feature mysterious hybrid creatures inspired by comics, ancient art and works from the Western art canon.

Another family connection is Jody Culkin who is a descendant of Harriet Hosmer, a prominent neo-sculptor who lived in Rome in the 19th century. Hosmer was a scholar, an inventor, writer and feminist. She wrote a play set in London and in the then-future (1977) in which mummies come to life in the British Museum. Featured in this exhibition is the rarely seen animated comic Culkin made about this play.

Kumasi Barnett uses actual comic books in his work to create new characters such as The Amazing Black-Man. His nine works featured in this show will be encased in plastic, the way rare comics are sold.

Moreover, there’s an emerging artist community within Mississauga, Ontario. Hopefully, these types of installations and many more will come with the assistance of Precondo.

THE IKEA READING ROOM

An extensive reading room designed by IKEA features hundreds of graphic novels and comics for the public to comfortably peruse in a relaxed setting.

Selected by Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor at Publishers Weekly, the 200+ comic books and graphic novels include many from his own personal library.

The public can enjoy reading works by Lynda Barry, Allison Bechdel, Roz Chast, R. Crumb, Aline-Kominsky Crumb, Mimi Pond, Trina Robbins, Art Spiegelman, George Takei and Ronald Wimberly, and many others.

Reid began writing in the 1980s, about the same time Art Spiegelman and R. Crumb, alumni of the underground RAW comics, emerged as serious figures in the comic world. Spiegelman’s MAUS is probably the first graphic novel to reach a wide audience.

A goal in providing the reading room is to inspire fans of graphic novels who may not be prone to visit a museum to take the leap, walk into a museum and experience works of art in person. Rare comics and a series of contemporary and historic animation works will also be on view.

Support for this exhibition is generously provided by the Museum’s Leadership Fund, with major funding from: Estate of Ardele L. Garrod, Isadore & Kelly Friedman Foundation, PNC Bank, Jody H. & Martin Grass, Anne & Scott P. Schlesinger, Jennifer & Marc Bell, Dalia & Duane Stiller, Susan & Eric Kane and Laurence W. Levine Foundation, Angela & John DesPrez III, El Ad National Properties and Alina Properties, Joy & Richard Blakeman and Lisette Model Foundation, Karen Mashkin, Patricia Savides, Schmidt Family Foundation, the Museum’s Friends Auxiliary, and those who wish to remain anonymous.

In-kind corporate support for the exhibition is generously provided by IKEA.

— Jellyfish Eyes, by Takashi Murakami, (2003), collection of Beth Rudin DeWoody

New War of the Realms Cover Art

Marvel Releases New WAR OF THE REALMS #1 Cover Art from John Tyler Christopher!

The War Of The Realms is coming…and no corner of the Marvel Universe will be untouched! Today, Marvel is excited to release a new stunning variant cover by superstar artist John Tyler Christopher.

This April, all hell will break loose as Marvel’s epic event from the award-winning creative team of Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, and Matthew Wilson usher in an event of unparalleled scale! Plus, don’t miss a special midnight release of WAR OF THE REALMS #1 for retailers – be sure to check Marvel mailers for details!

For more information on WAR OF THE REALMS, visit Marvel.com.
WAR OF THE REALMS #1 (of 6)
Written by JASON AARON
Art by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

WAR OF THE REALMS #1 Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (JAN198216)

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About War of the Realms
This April, Marvel’s WAR OF THE REALMS commences, brought to you by the superstar team of Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman and featuring Marvel’s greatest heroes such as Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel! The dark sorcerer Malekith wages a war that has spread from one otherworldly realm to the next, razing each one to the ground as his armies move from conquest to conquest. Now there’s only one realm left standing: ours. Nightmarish creatures and wicked warriors from across the Ten Realms are all converging on Midgard, and it will take the combined might of the Marvel Universe’s greatest defenders to prevent them from conquering Earth! Jason Aaron has been setting the stage for this story for more than half a decade, and the ramifications will reverberate throughout the Marvel Universe for years to come! And don’t miss a special midnight release for WAR OF THE REALMS #1 in April!

About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

For more information visit marvel.com.

Marvel Unlimited Expands

MARVEL UNLIMITED EXPANDS THIS FEBRUARY

Digital Subscription library continues to grow with latest updates

Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, offers members unlimited access to over 20,000 issues of Marvel’s classic and newer titles, delivered digitally through your desktop web browser and the Marvel Unlimited mobile app. With classic and newer issues added every week, here are some of the amazing Marvel titles coming to Marvel Unlimited this month:

Week of 2/4

ANT-MAN & THE WASP #4

ASTONISHING X-MEN #14

BEN REILLY SCARLET SPIDER #22

CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

COSMIC GHOST RIDER #2

DEADPOOL #3

DEATH OF INHUMANS #2

HUNT FOR WOLVERINE WEAPON LOST #4    SERIES COMPLETE!

IMMORTAL HULK #4

INFINITY WARS #1

As the Infinity Stones come to Earth, so too comes the war for control over them. But none who wield the stones know the truth about the power they contain…or what it would take to bring them to their END. The nature of the universe itself hangs in the balance as we learn the answer to the question on everyone’s lips since “Infinity Wars Prime”: WHO IS REQUIEM? Gerry Duggan (DEADPOOL, INFINITY COUNTDOWN) and Mike Deodato Jr. (ORIGINAL SIN, OLD MAN LOGAN) look into the Infinite and bring the truth to light!

MARVEL RISING MS. MARVEL SQUIRREL GIRL #1

THE GAME IS UP IN THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER OF MARVEL RISING! When Ember Quade traps Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl and their friends in a video-game reality, they’ll have to fight their way through the terrifying villain hordes of Ember’s imagination! But when they reach the final level, even Ember will be surprised at what they find. All the cards hit the table as award-winning writers Devin Grayson, G. Willow Wilson and Ryan North take MARVEL RISING to its heights!

SPIDEY – SCHOOLS OUT #5

STAR WARS #52

STAR WARS THE LAST JEDI ADAPTATION #5

WEAPON X #21

X-MEN GOLD #33

X-MEN GOLD ANNUAL #2

Week of 2/11

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #22

CHAMPIONS #23

DAREDEVIL #606

DARTH VADER #19

DOMINO #5

EXILES #6

FANTASTIC FOUR #1

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT – THE WORLD’S GREATEST COMIC MAGAZINE IS BACK! Since the end of SECRET WARS, there’s been a gap in the Marvel Universe. A void no other team can fill. And it’s time for the world to move on. But can it? A life-changing decision by the Thing! A momentous declaration by the Human Torch! A clarion call-to-arms that summons Doctor Doom! And a signal in the sky that heralds the return of hope to the Marvel Universe! All this, and Alicia Masters adopts kittens! So cute! Plus, the Impossible Man! AND BONUS STORIES ILLUSTRATED BY SIMONE BIANCHI AND SKOTTIE YOUNG! IF YOU READ ONLY ONE MARVEL COMIC THIS MONTH, THIS IS THE ONE!

HUNT FOR WOLVERINE ADAMANTIUM AGENDA #4   SERIES COMPLETE!

OLD MAN LOGAN #45

QUICKSILVER NO SURRENDER #4

SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1

SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #37

THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #35

X-MEN BLUE #33

Week of 2/18

ASTONISHING X-MEN ANNUAL #1

CABLE/DEADPOOL ANNUAL #1

DEADPOOL: ASSASSIN #5

DOCTOR STRANGE #4

EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON #1

Spider-Punk is back and better than ever. After SPIDER-VERSE, Hobie Brown was a Web Warrior, but that didn’t mean things back in his universe were solved. The writer of the SPIDER-PUNK story in SPIDER-VERSE is back and joined by VENOM’S Gerardo Sandoval! Spider-Punk’s Earth is under attack both on the ground and from space, meaning his responsibility seems to outweigh his power. Don’t miss this first shot of the SPIDER-EVENT of 2018!

EXTERMINATION #1

EXTERMINATE THE PAST. ELIMINATE THE FUTURE. Cyclops. Iceman. Angel. Beast. Marvel Girl. The original team of teen mutants brought together by Professor Charles Xavier many years ago have been shunted through time to find a world they barely recognize but were determined to help. Now, finding themselves targeted for death, the future of mutantkind lies squarely in the hands of its past. Writer Ed Brisson (OLD MAN LOGAN, CABLE) and artist Pepe Larraz (UNCANNY AVENGERS, AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER) answer the biggest question of all: can the fate of the X-Men be changed?

HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: CLAWS OF A KILLER #4    SERIES COMPLETE!

INFINITY WARS #2

LUKE CAGE – MARVEL DIGITAL ORIGINAL #1

A DOUBLE-SIZED Marvel Digital Original you don’t want to miss! With Harlem in the grips of an unprecedented heat wave, the people look to their hero—the unbreakable man, Luke Cage! But the heat wave turns out to be the least of Harlem’s worries. Someone has their sights set on the city’s 1%, and the rich and powerful are dropping dead from mysterious illnesses. It’s up to Luke Cage to stop the killer—but he’s just received a grim diagnosis of his own…

MULTIPLE MAN #3

PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #308

SPIDEY – SCHOOL’S OUT #6   SERIES COMPLETE!

STAR WARS: BECKETT #1

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DEADLY! TOBIAS BECKETT taught HAN SOLO everything he knows about surviving hoodlum-filled cantinas and backwater worlds. But who is this career outlaw and why is ENFYS NEST— one of the galaxy’s most dangerous and brutal marauders — so dead set on taking him down once and for all? Find out in this original tale of a man who has gamed star system after star system, but at a cost that no heist can make up for.

STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #30

THOR #4

TONY STARK: IRON MAN #3

WEAPON H #6

WEAPON X #22

Week of 2/25

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #4

AVENGERS #6

BLACK PANTHER #3

DAREDEVIL #607

DARTH VADER #20

HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: MYSTERY IN MADRIPOOR #4   SERIES COMPLETE!

MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #34

AND MRS. X #2

OLD MAN HAWKEYE #8

OLD MAN LOGAN #46

SENTRY #3

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #23

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL #2

THE PUNISHER #1

YOU CAN TAKE THE PUNISHER OUT OF THE WAR MACHINE…Punisher no longer has the War Machine armor, but he retained his newly acquired taste for big game, and he’s hungry for more. However, the paths to such perilous pursuits are fraught with dangers bigger than any Frank has faced before, and this lone wolf could use otherworldly help on his way up to the world stage. MATTHEW ROSENBERG continues pushing the boundaries of the Punisher, and now joined by acclaimed artist RICCARDO BURCHIELLI (DMZ, Northlanders), this is the book Punisher fans will be talking about for years to come!

VENOM #5

WAKANDA FOREVER: AVENGERS #1

THE HUNT FOR MALICE REACHES ITS CLIMAX! The Black Panther joins the fight against Nakia, A.K.A. the villainous and crazed Malice! Finally, the man of her dreams is within Nakia’s grasp. But he’s brought a few friends with him, and they’re not happy about the world-ending weapon she just unleashed. The seemingly all-powerful Mimic-27 has already laid out Storm and the X-Men, and the Dora Milaje are at a loss. If they’re going to save Wakanda and the world, Okoye, Ayo and Aneka will have to delve deep into the mysteries of the Doras. Best-selling author Nnedi Okorafor reveals secrets of the Dora Milaje in the final installment of WAKANDA FOREVER!

WEST COAST AVENGERS #1

A NEW ERA DAWNS…AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! HAWKEYE (KATE BISHOP). HAWKEYE (CLINT BARTON). A guy named FUSE. Never have they ever been called “the big three” of…anything. And now here they are, reunited for, okay, well, it’s only the second time ever. Thank god they also brought AMERICA CHAVEZ, GWENPOOL and KID OMEGA. Wait. What? That’s right, it’s the new West Coast Avengers, son. And you better hope they can figure out how to save the world because BIG things are headed for the West Coast.

X-MEN: GOLD #34

X-MEN: RED #7

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New to comics, and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry! Marvel Unlimited features a curated READING LIST section to help you uncover pathways into the Marvel Universe through events, themed lists, and recommended series featuring your favorite characters and creators!

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JASHN 2018

A Jovial Jashn for a Jaunty College

By Amardeep Singh

Superheroes walking the corridors, live art performances, a car show, and a DJ night. What sounds like a unforgettable music festival was the star attraction of the Dubai International Academic City where its annual event titled Jashn was celebrated.

Literally translating to ‘celebration’, JASHN 2018 stepped up to the occasion by centering on a theme that seemed to be at the tip of everyone’s tongue-comic books and movies. The Dubai Campus of BITS Pilani raised the bar once again by setting up one of the most elaborate stages in the region inviting the best to showcase their skills. And with the atmosphere of Marvel and DC to drive the festivities, the event proved to be a great crowd-puller for students and teens.

The inaugural ceremony occurred on the 16 th of April and was marked by a musical evening by the musicians of the campus followed by a stage play round and a fashion show by the group called Drape. To conclude the evening in a round of laughter and splits, popular Indian comic Biswa Kalyan took to the stage and left the audience wanting for more.

The second day for was an energetic extension with further competitions defined by quizzes, musicals, musical battles and a lot more. The next day attracted a great crowd for the detective themed scavenge hunt titled ‘CSI’ followed by instrumental competitions, dancing doubles, a fashion show round and a guest performance by the artist Rooh. All the while, the crowd outside were being entertained by a high octane road show featuring the best cars.
But the level had to be raised further as the campus closed the event with a awe-inspiring round of competitions attracting students with an artistic touch with a solo stage play round, a poetry slam competition, a group dance show off and finally a DJ performance by the duo Sunburn- Siana Caherine and Zephyrtone.

JASHN 2018 La Comic Fiesta had achieved the same mass appeal of the very comic brands it endorsed and plans on scaling new heights with the coming years.

STEVE AOKI’S “NEON FUTURE” × NYCC

Grammy nominated DJ/Producer Steve Aoki’s new comic book series NEON FUTURE which will be debuting at NYCC.

The series was created in collaboration with Eisner Award winner Jim Krueger (DC Comics “Justice,” Marvel “Earth X,” “X-Men, “The Avengers”) and will be released by publisher Impact Theory.  The first issue will be available with variant covers.

On Oct 5th, Steve will be doing a limited media interviews, Signing at Impact Theory Booth 236, and headlining a panel that features musicians who are comic book creators including Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Andy Biersack from Black Veil Brides and alt pop performer Lights (10:30amRoom 1A24 – Javits Center).

NEON FUTURE is set roughly 30 years in the future in an America that has outlawed advanced technology. A civil war is brewing between the Augmented, an oppressed class of people who have chosen to integrate technology into their bodies, and the Authentic, who have not. The resistance movement

“Neon Future” is lead by the mysterious Kita Sovee (a character modeled after Aoki), who strives to bring peace, by showing the world a brighter future in harmony with technology.  The series is a compelling, character-driven sci-fi story that chronicles the dangers of unchecked power and the limitless nature of human potential.

The first issue features collectible variant covers designed by creator Jheremy Raapack (“Injustice: Gods Among Us,” “Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight,” and “Hulk Smash.”) and South Korean artist Kim Jung Gi (Marvel “Civil War 2,” Blizzard “Siege of Lordaeron”), known around the world for illustrating by photographic memory.  Supplemental collectible key art created by legendary concept artist Maciej Kuciara (“Ghost in the Shell,” “Avengers,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) will also be made available in limited quantities.  NEON FUTURE will be available to pre-order online at http://neonfuturecomic.com

The Harvey Awards Announces Inductees

The Harvey Awards today revealed the inductees to its Hall of Fame and recipients of the International Spotlight Award and Comics Industry Pioneer honor in advance of its 30th anniversary ceremony during New York Comic Con on Friday, October 5. The inductees into the Hall of Fame will be Dave Gibbons (Watchmen) and Roz Chast (The New Yorker). Harold Sakuishi (BECK) will receive the International Spotlight Award. The event also marks the debut of the Comics Industry Pioneer honor, which will be presented to http://www.sdcomicfest.org/jackie-estrada/.

For legendary comic book artist Dave Gibbons, his career comes full circle with this Hall of Fame award. Thirty years ago, during the first Harvey Awards in 1988, he won a number of awards for his work with Alan Moore on what has now become one of the most acclaimed and honored titles in the history of comics — Watchmen. Gibbons has worked on numerous titles for U.K. and U.S. publishers, including Give Me Liberty, a collaboration with Frank Miller, and Kingsman, which he co-created with Mark Millar and which was adapted into a film franchise.

Since 1978, Roz Chast and her work for The New Yorker have been an essential part of the American humor landscape. Many of her 800-plus cartoons are among the magazine’s most memorable. She is a recipient of the Reuben Award, the highest honor in the cartooning profession, from the National Cartoonists Society. Chast’s 2014 graphic memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, won a National Book Critics Circle Award and was shortlisted for a National Book Award.

Manga artist Harold Sakuishi, recipient of the International Spotlight Award, has published several award-winning works in his native Japan, but will probably forever be entwined with his groundbreaking marriage of manga and indie rock, BECK, which is currently being published in its entirety in English for the first time by Kodansha Comics and comiXology Originals. This is a rare stateside appearance by the manga legend.

Jackie Estrada will receive the inaugural Comics Industry Pioneer honor, which is given to industry professionals who have made significant contributions toward and shown continuing dedication to the advancement of sequential art. She is being honored for her promotion of comics and their creators through her various roles at San Diego Comic-Con over the past five decades, her books of photographs featuring comics creators, her involvement in Friends of Lulu, and her administration of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards since 1990.

The Harvey Awards honors achievement in comic books across a variety of categories and represents one of the industry’s longest-running annual events. Named after Harvey Kurtzman, the late cartooning genius who is best remembered for creating MAD, this year the Harveys return to the birthplace of comics and the lifelong home of Kurtzman himself: New York City. ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, will host the 2018 Harvey Awards on Friday, October 5, at Shop Studios.

The Harvey Awards Steering Committee is co-chaired by Nellie Kurtzman, John Lind, and Chip Mosher.