Marvel Comics 09.23.09 | Kiss of the Spider-Woman

spiderwoman_header.jpgJessica Drew’s on a mission in Spider-Woman #1 (brought to you by the famed Daredevil team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev) and we have your 7-page preview.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spider-Woman Strikes Back At The Marvel Universe!

She’s been kidnapped, impersonated and turned into public enemy number one-now Spider Woman wants revenge! Spinning out of New Avengers and Secret Invasion, Spider-Woman #1, from the Eisner-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Halo: Uprising), begins Jessica Drew’s mission to reclaim her life-but how do the enigmatic Agent Brand and the S.W.O.R.D. agency figure into her plans? Even if Spider-Woman succeeds, can she find a reason to keep going? This issue features covers by Maleev and superstar Alex Ross!

 

In August, no comic book fan can afford to miss the debut of Marvel’s first ever original motion comic on August 19th, as Spider-Woman hits iTunes! The first episode debuts exclusively on iTunes at a special price of 99 cents for the first two weeks-after this period, all episodes will be $1.99 each. These five episodes of Spider-Woman provide a groundbreaking new look at the Marvel Universe, with art not seen anywhere else! For more information on motion comics please visit Marvel.com at www.marvel.com/motion_comics

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Spider-Woman, as the series continues to generate buzz from TV Guide to Wired! What secrets will Jessica Drew uncover? And just what is her mission from S.W.O.R.D.? Find out in Spider-Woman #1!

 

SPIDER-WOMAN #1 (JUL090552)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & 50/50 Cover by ALEX MALEEV

50/50 Cover by ALEX ROSS

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-9/3/09, On-Sale-9/23/09

 

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 Sells Out and Returns with a Second Printing

Marvel is pleased to announce that Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 Second Printing Variant!  Superstar Eisner winner Brian Michael Bendis teams with red-hot artist David Lafuente to present the newest, and deadliest, chapter in the life of our Ultimate friendly neighborhood Spider-Man!  Ultimate Mysterio debuts with an immediate impact as he changes the landscape of the Ultimate Universe – literally!  How has Peter Parker’s life drastically changed since we last saw him?  Plus, be sure to catch Lafuente’s stylish interior art on the cover of this second printing!

                                                                                             

"Bendis has the story well and truly moving again.  Lafuente quickly proves that he’s worthy of the book’s pedigree." – James Hunt, ComicBookResources.com

 

"A perfect introduction to the Ultimate version of Spider-Man.  This is Bendis at the top of his game with a great artist creating a great book." – Chad Derdowski, IGN.com

 

"This is one of the few comics out there I could seriously recommend for the incredible artwork alone…Lafuente already fits perfectly into the groove of this comic.  Bendis does bring his usual A-game." – Andrenn, Comicbookrevolution.net

 

"This issue feels like a breath of fresh air for the Ultimate Universe…there’s a real feeling of Bendis continuing to move forward and break new ground with the title." – Dave Wallace, Comicsbulletin.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Ultimate Comics Spider-Man as the series continues to generate significant praise and strong sales.  Catch all the excitement and intrigue in Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 Second Printing Variant!

                                                                                                               

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUL098057)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC -9/3/09, On Sale -9/23/09

The Ultimate Avengers Assemble For A Sell Out and Second Printing!

Marvel is pleased to announce that Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 Second Printing Variant!  The star-studded creative team of Mark Millar and Carlos Pacheco introduce the Ultimate Avengers in an explosive way!  Nick Fury returns and discovers that Captain America has gone rogue! The Sentinel of Liberty encounters the vicious Red Skull… and you’ll never believe this super-villain’s true identity!  Ultimate comic fans cannot afford to miss the shocking revelation within the pages of this groundbreaking issue!  This second printing also features the powerful interior art of Pacheco on the cover!

 

Critics and fans are raving about this action packed first issue:

"Quick-paced, gorgeous art, and a cliffhanger that will have you coming back for more." – Chad Nevett, ComicBookResources.com

 

"Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 was a fantastic start to the new start of the Ultimate Universe… I recommend picking this issue up." – Kevin, Comicbookrevolution.net

 

"Outlandish action, visually exciting… it’s a well-written, well-illustrated, and interesting Avengers story." – Dave Wallace, Comicsbulletin.com

 

"Millar doesn’t play around here…turns out the big blockbuster action movie isn’t coming to a theater near you this summer. It’s in your local comic shop." – Lee Newman, Brokenfrontier.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Ultimate Comics Avengers, as the series continues to garner significant praise and strong sales.  Will Hawkeye and Captain America be ready for the challenges that lie ahead?  Can Tony Stark straighten out to help them in this desperate hour?  Find out in the thrilling Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 Second Printing Variant!

 

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUL098058)

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by CARLOS PACHECO

Parental Advisory …$3.99

FOC -9/3/09, On Sale – 9/23/09

Marvel Unveils Stan Sakai’s Cover to STRANGE TALES #3!

Marvel is pleased to unveil the cover to Strange Tales #3 from legendary creator Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo). The final issue of the red-hot Marvel Knights anthology showcases Marvel’s greatest characters re-imagined by the best and brightest talents working in independent comics today! You’ve never seen Marvel heroes like this before brought to you by Peter Bagge, Max Cannon, Chris Chua, Becky Cloonan, Nicholas Gurewitch, Paul Hornschemeier, Jonathan Jay Lee, Corey Lewis, Stan Sakai, Jay Stephens and Jhonen Vasquez! A jam packed 48 page special-with no ads-no Marvel fan can afford to miss Strange Tales #3 this November!

 

STRANGE TALES #3 (of 3)

Written by PETER BAGGE, MAX CANNON, CHRIS CHUA, BECKY CLOONAN, NICHOLAS GUREWITCH, PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER, JONATHAN JAY LEE, COREY LEWIS, STAN SAKAI , JAY STEPHENS AND JHONEN VASQUEZ

Art by PETER BAGGE, MAX CANNON, CHRIS CHUA, BECKY CLOONAN, NICHOLAS GUREWITCH, PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER, JONATHAN JAY LEE, COREY LEWIS, STAN SAKAI, JAY STEPHENS AND JHONEN VASQUEZ

Cover by STAN SAKAI

Explicit Content …$4.99

Deadpool Team Up #899 Revealed!

New York Times Best-Selling author Fred Van Lente, artist Dalibor Talajić and superstar cover artist Humberto Ramos team up for the landmark 899th issue of Deadpool Team Up this November…because you demanded it!

 

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