Marvel Comics 11.18-25.09 | Mighty, Dark, and Disassembled!

mightyavengers_header.jpgHank Pym’s band of heroes go toe-to-toe with The Unspoken in Mighty Avengers #31, Norman Osborn starts losing his mind (okay, maybe not "starts"…) in Dark Avengers #11, the darkest chapter in Tony’s life kicks off "Stark: Disassembled" in Invincible Iron Man #20, and Daken gets his revenge in Dark Wolverine #80.

 

 

 

The Final Showdown With The Unspoken in Mighty Avengers #31!

The Mighty Avengers, Young Avengers, New Avengers and more must assemble in Mighty Avengers #31 to take down The Unspoken! Red hot writers Dan Slott and Christos N. Gage, along with fan-favorite artist Sean Chen, present the epic conclusion of the Avengers battle against the ancient enemy of the Inhumans! Hank Pym, newly named the Scientist Supreme, returns to Earth, but is his genius enough to help his Avengers allies turn the tide, after a lethal toxin turns many of the Avengers into a gang of mindless barbarians?

 

"This is the Avengers title you should be reading…" – Doug Zawisza, ComicBookResources.com

 

"There’s certainly an undeniable old-school charm about this new incarnation of the title." – Bryan Joel, IGN.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check all orders of Mighty Avengers as it continues to impress fans and critics. Will Hank Pym’s promotion to Scientist Supreme and the inclusion of multiple Avengers teams be enough to take down the dreaded Unspoken? Mighty Avengers #31 has all the answers!

 

MIGHTY AVENGERS #31 (SEP090445)

Written by DAN SLOTT & CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Penciled by SEAN CHEN

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Rated A …$2.99

FOC – 10/29/09, On Sale – 11/18/09

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The Dark Avengers Face Their Deadliest Foe!

The Dark Avengers were never known for their mental stability, but Earth’s Mightiest "Heroes" may just go crazy in Dark Avengers #11 as they face their greatest threat! Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis, along with superstar artists Mike Deodato & Greg Horn, present the world’s most dangerous-and dysfunctional-super team! With Norman Osborn’s mind deteriorating rapidly and The Sentry missing, how can the Dark Avengers fight an already unstoppable enemy? And even if they do win, will they ever be able to carry out another mission?

 

"Brian Michael Bendis is doing some great work with characters like Norman Osborn and Mac Gargan." – Jesse Schedeen, IGN.com

 

"Mike Deodato, Jr. is in fine form…" – Jesse Schedeen, IGN.com

 

"Bendis is doing some of his best team-related work on this series, giving us a team of unrepentant psychopaths and setting them loose (well, not loose, but barely controlled by a maniac) upon the Marvel Universe." – Timothy Callahan, ComicBookResources.com

 

"It’s a fairly solid if not spectacular superhero comic given the twist that everyone is a bickering sociopath." – Charles Webb, ComicsBulletin.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check on all orders of Dark Avengers as it continues to generate significant praise from fans and critics. Don’t miss a crucial turning point for the Iron Patriot & his Avengers in Dark Avengers #11!

DARK AVENGERS #11 (SEP090419)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by MIKE DEODATO & GREG HORN

Cover by MIKE DEODATO

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC – 10/29/09, On Sale – 11/18/09

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Invincible Iron Man #20 Shatters the Status Quo Forever!

After the shocking conclusion to Tony Stark’s battle with the Iron Patriot, nothing will ever be the same as "Stark: Disassembled" begins in Invincible Iron Man #20!  The Eisner Award-winning team of Matt Fraction and artist Salvador Larroca begin a new chapter in their critically acclaimed epic run asthe darkest chapter of Tony Stark’s life-or is that afterlife-begins! A perfect jumping on point for new readers, this landmark issue has three – count em’, three – covers by superstars Salvador Larroca, Patrick Zircher, and Marko Djurdjevic!

 

Critics and fans can’t stop praising Invincible Iron Man:

 

"Fraction’s Tony Stark has been one of the most well-defined portrayals of the character ever… Maybe the best version of Iron Man ever.  Larroca and D’Armata really are at their best with the mechanical aspects of this series." – Timothy Callahan, ComicBookResources.com

 

"If you haven’t given this a try yet, you really should…Highly Recommended!" – Adam Chapman, Comixtreme.com

 

"Fraction continues with his excellent characterization of Tony Stark." – Gamerscircle.net

 

"Invincible Iron Man has provided a high-quality, 12-issue storyline with a consistent art team in the space of just 10 months–and that’s definitely something to be proud of." – David Wallace, Comicsbulletin.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Invincible Iron Man, the series continues to generate buzz and enthrall readers!  No Marvel fan can miss Invincible Iron Man #20!

 

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #20 (SEP090438)

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #20 DJURDJEVIC VARIANT (SEP090372)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Art and 50/50 Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

50/50 Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

70th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT BY MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Rated A…$3.99

FOC – 10/29/09, On Sale 11/18/09

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Daken Gets His Revenge in Dark Wolverine #80!

Ok, so being a hero isn’t as easy as it looks, but mercilessly slaughtering people is something that will come all too naturally to Daken, son of Wolverine, in Dark Wolverine #80!  Red-hot scribes Daniel Way and Marjorie Liu join rising star artist Stephen Segovia to deliver the last thrilling issue of this chapter in Wolverine’s son’s life!  Norman Osborn’s publicity stunt fails miserably and Daken is more than happy to clean up the mess – by creating an even bloodier one!  How does Daken pay back the upstart villains that beat him to within an inch of his life?  He’s gonna teach ‘em that their egos just wrote cheques their bodies can’t cash! Be sure to catch the stunning variant cover by Young Guns artist Stefano Caselli!

 

Everyone is raving about Way and Liu’s Dark Wolverine:

 

"[Daken] is an interesting character. He’s manipulative, sarcastic, poetic, and has the strength of his father.  Way’s dialogue is very enticing." – Ryan Goulet, Comicsbulletin.com

 

"Way and Liu develop a wonderful satirical attitude for Daken that enhances the quality of this character." – Frank Stapleton, BrokenFrontier.com

 

"Of all the Dark Reign storylines at the moment, Dark Wolverine is the one I am enjoying the most." – Antony Ellis, thecomicaddiction.com

 

Marvel urges retailers to check all orders of Dark Wolverine as the series continues to be lauded by fans and critics alike!  Just whose side is Daken really on?  Find out all the answers in the full-throttle Dark Wolverine #80!

 

DARK WOLVERINE #80 (SEP090479)

DARK WOLVERINE #80 CASELLI VARIANT (SEP090480)

Written by MARJORIE LIU & DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Cover by GREG LAND

Young Guns Variant by STEFANO CASELLI

Parental Advisory …$2.99

FOC – 11/5/09, On Sale 11/25/09

 

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