Marvel Comics 10.07-14.09 | Strange Tales and Strange Numbering

strangetales_02_header.jpgIndie cartoonists continue their reinvention of the Marvel U. in Strange Tales #2, and we have an 8-page preview with art by Tony Millionaire, Matt Kindt, and R. Kikuo Johnson. Plus, the Merc With a Mouth gets inventive with his numbering in the artificial anniversary Deadpool #900, Wolverine battles Thor online, and a sneak peek at Realm of Kings, the Dark Avengers battle Dr. Doom, and the beginnings of Cable: The Long Way Home.

 

 

Strange Tales Presents The Marvel Universe Like Never Before!

The red-hot, sold out Marvel Comics phenomenon continues in Strange Tales #2, on-sale October 7th. Marvel’s greatest characters are brought to life by the hottest independent creators including Peter Bagge , Max Cannon, Jacob Chabot , Jonathan Hickman, R. Kikuo Johnson, Matt Kindt, Tony Millionaire, Jim Rugg and Jhonen Vasquez! The second issue of this landmark Marvel Knights series features two covers-one starring the green Hulk and one starring the red Hulk, both by the iconic Peter Bagge ! And did we mention it’s 48 pages with no ads?

 

"All in all, these are Marvel characters seen in creative way you have never seen before… these stories embrace and love the characters as much as we all do. This is the bravest miniseries Marvel has put out this year"-Ambush Big, AintItCoolNews.Com

 

"Trust me when I say that there is something in this comic that will please everyone"-Chad Nevett, ComicBookResources.Com

 

"This is an anthology book done right."-Jesse Schedeen, IGN.Com

 

Now’s your chance to experience the Marvel Universe through the eyes of the best and brightest indie talents! Don’t miss Strange Tales #2 this October!

 

STRANGE TALES #2 (of 3) (AUG090509)

STRANGE TALES #2 (of 3) RED HULK VARIANT (AUG090510)

Stories and Art by PETER BAGGE, MAX CANNON, JACOB CHABOT, JONATHAN HICKMAN, R. KIKUO JOHNSON, MATT KINDT, TONY MILLIONAIRE, JIM RUGG and JHONEN VASQUEZ

Cover by Peter bagge

Red Hulk Variant Cover by PETER BAGGE

Explicit Content …$4.99

ON SALE 10/7/09

Strange Tales #1 Sells Out and Returns With A New Printing!

Marvel is pleased to announce that Strange Tales #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Strange Tales #1 Second Printing Variant!  Clocking in at 48 pages and featuring no ads, this extra-sized issue features all your favorite Marvel Heroes in stories that ComicBookResources.com raves "will please everyone." The hottest independent creators in comics deliver groundbreaking new stories of Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Doctor Strange and more! This second printing variant features a black & white version of Paul Pope’s stunning cover!

 

"Bringing readers multiple takes on the Marvel mainstays, Strange Tales, including Spider-Man, the Inhumans, the Hulk (a favorite of the indies, it seems), She-Hulk, Dr. Strange, and more, the book doesn’t lack in variety. It presents the breadth and depth of styles of comedic styles using hyper-exaggerated versions of Marvel’s characters."- Charles Webb, ComicBulletin.Com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Strange Tales as the series continues to garner media attention! Be sure to pick up Strange Tales #1 Second Printing Variant!

 

STRANGE TALES #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUL098291)

Written and Drawn by PAUL POPE, PETER BAGGE, MOLLY CRABAPPLE, JOHN LEAVITT, JUNKO MIZUNO, DASH SHAW, JAMES KOCHALKA, JOHNNY RYAN, MICHAEL KUPPERMAN, NICK BERTOZZI, NICHOLAS GUREWICH & JASON

Cover by PAUL POPE

Parental Advisory…$4.99

FOC-9/17/09, On-Sale-10/07/09

Deadpool #900 Makes Comic Book History!

Deadpool here with a super duper announcement that will rock the very foundation of your house and quite possibly your neighbor’s – Deadpool #900 is almost upon us!  Say it with me guys and gals: Nine.  Hundred.  Issues.  That means that people have printed this perfect figure in at least nine hundred different comic books (That’s like 1,099,561 kills!)!  Never before have so many acclaimed creators risked life and limb to portray one (Just One!) character in such a mega-magnacious story!  Star creators like: Joe Kelly, Rob Liefeld, Jason Aaron, Kyle Baker, Mike Benson, Shawn Crystal, Fred Van Lente, Damian Scott, Charlie Huston , Sanford Greene, Duane Swierczynski, and Dalibor Talijic all chomped at the bit to handle yours truly (I have like fifty fruit baskets sitting at home).  So if you crave (hunger, desire?) 104 pages of pure unadulterated Deadly Deadpool Dynamite, go buy this book!

 

Marvel urges every single retailer that sells any kind of literature to check their orders on Deadpool #900, as it promises to be the single greatest comic book ever created in the history of everything!  The Dawn of Deadpool is upon you ladies and gentleman: embrace the Wade! 

 

No animals were harmed during the making of Deadpool #900!

 

DEADPOOL #900 (AUG090527)

DEADPOOL #900 VARIANT COVER (JUL098089)

Written by JASON AARON, MIKE BENSON, VICTOR GISCHLER, CHARLIE HUSTON, JOE KELLY, DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, AND FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by KYLE BAKER, SHAWN CRYSTAL, SANFORD GREENE, ROB LIEFELD, DAMIAN SCOTT, RICK STAGGS & DALIBOR TALIJIC

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Variant Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

FOC -9/24/09, On Sale – 10/14/09

 

WOLVERINE VS. THOR #1 Debuts on Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited

 

It’s time for some serious heavy metal mayhem when the God of Thunder goes hammer-to-claw with Marvel’s most popular mutant exclusively on Marvel’s groundbreaking Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited In celebration of the blockbuster "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" coming to DVD on September 15! Wolverine vs Thor #1, from veteran Wolverine scribe Frank Tieri and fan favorite artist Paco Diaz, begins a three part epic in which Logan confronts by an army of his greatest foes-all at the same time! How can Wolvie possibly survive? And will Thor join the fray as friend or foe?

 

Get FREE four-page preview here (Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited subscribers can read the full comic!): http://marvel.com/digitalcomics/titles/WOLVERINE_VS~dot~_THOR.2009.1

 

Subscribe to Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited here: http://marvel.com/digitalcomics/hq

 

 

Evil Assemble

 

 

REALM OF KINGS ( SEP090452)

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING

Penciled by LEONARDO MANCO

Cover by CLINT LANGLEY

One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-10/15/09, On-Sale-11/4/09

 

The Dark Avengers Meet Their Doom In December

This December from Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Lark and David Finch, it’s the Iron Patriot versus Doctor Doom!

Will The X-Men Survive Cable’s Return?

The X-Men will never be the same once Cable and Hope complete the journey home beginning this November! After traveling through time and space, the two lost mutant heroes are ready to return home-but just what does this mean for mutantkind? Running as interconnected short stories (appearing as bonus content) through Psylocke #1, Dark X-Men #1, X-Men Legacy #230 and X-Force #22, Cable: The Long Way Home begins the most shocking change to the X-Men you can imagine! Will Hope save or damn mutantkind? What is Cable’s agenda? The answers begin in Cable: The Long Way Home!

 

Cable: The Long Way Home Part 1

PSYLOCKE #1 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by HARVEY TOLIBAO

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Parental Advisory …$3.99

FOC-10/15/09, On-Sale-11/4/09

Cable: The Long Way Home Part 2

DARK X-MEN #1 (of 5)

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Penciled by LEONARD KIRK

Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-10/22/09, On-Sale-11/11/09

 

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