Marvel Comics | The Return of Danny Ketch

ghostrider_header.jpgThere’s big doin’s a’transpirin’ at Marvel over the next three months! First in November, Danny Ketch returns to steal back the mantle of Spirit of Vengeance from Johnny Blze in Ghost Rider #29. In December, Marvel kicks off another adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi franchise in Ender’s Shadow: Battle School #1. And in January, Marvel ties in with their hit action figure line in Super Hero Squad: Hero Up!

 

 

Ghost Rider Versus Ghost Rider!

After the shocking twist at the end of the extra-sized Ghost Rider #28, Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch aren’t just on a collision course anymore…they’re at war! Enter Ghost Rider #29, from critically-acclaimed scribe Jason Aaron (Wolverine: Manifest Destiny) and Eisner Award-winning artist Tan Eng Huat present the epic battle you’ve been waiting for! Now’s your chance to jump onboard the series that critics can’t stop praising!

 

"Ghost Rider has moved up and become one of the most interesting and exciting things Marvel is publishing"-Paul Brian McCoy, ComicsBulletin.Com

 

"Tang Eng Huat’s artwork is some of the most impressive, moody pencilwork I’ve seen in recent memory… Aaron allows his strong character work to drive the story along"-Bryan Joel, IGN.Com

 

" Jason Aaron ‘s work on "Ghost Rider" has made the title one of Marvel’s sleeper hits… it’s undeniable that the series has finally carved out a niche for itself"-James Hunt, ComicBookResources.Com

 

" Jason Aaron has spent the last few months putting Ghost Rider on full speed ahead, pilling action on top of action at a breakneck pace"-Doug Turner, SuperheroTimes.Com

 

With buzz from fans and critics alike, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on upcoming issues of Ghost Rider. Why has Ketch turned on his brother? And just where did his powers come from? Find out in Ghost Rider #29, as the Ghost Riders battle to the end! Plus, for more on Ketch, don’t miss Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch #1, on-sale this week!

 

GHOST RIDER #28 (AUG082349)

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT

50/50 Covers by MARC SILVESTRI

Parental Advisory …$3.99

ON-SALE NOW!

 

GHOST RIDER #29 (SEP082336)

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Parental Advisory …$2.99

FOC-10/30/08, On-Sale-11/19/08

 

GHOST RIDER: DANNY KETCH #1 (of 5) (AUG082350)

Written by SIMON SPURRIER

Penciled by JAVIER SALTARES

Cover by CLINT LANGLEY

Parental Advisory …$3.99

IN STORES 10/22/08!

 

Ender’s Shadow: Battle School #1 Debuts This December!

 

Marvel is proud to present the second comic book adaptation of New York Times Bestselling author Orson Scott Card’s epic Ender’s Game series with the premiere of Ender’s Shadow: Battle School #1 (of 5)!  Acclaimed scribe Mike Carey (X-Men: Legacy) and rising star artist Sebastian Fiumara introduce you to Bean, the only one student at Battle School smarter than the famous Ender Wiggin.  Born in an illegal genetic engineering laboratory, Bean grew up an orphan living off the brutal streets of Rotterdam .  Now, he’s been recruited to Battle School , where he’ll make new friends, new enemies, and embark on the adventure of a lifetime-saving the Earth! This issue also features a variant cover by superstar Jim Cheung!

 

Daniel Crown of IGN.com raves, "I’m increasingly impressed by Marvel’s recent run of adaptations, and [Ender’s Game] is yet another testament to their existence."

 

Witness the origin of one of the most influential characters in one of the greatest science fiction classics of all time!  Trust us, no comic fan can afford to miss Ender’s Shadow: Battle School #1 (of 5)! 

 

For more on Orson Scott Card and Ender’s Shadow, please visit http://www.hatrack.com/ and www.marvel.com/endersgame

 

ENDER’S SHADOW: BATTLE SCHOOL #1 (of 5) (OCT082354)

ENDER’S SHADOW: BATTLE SCHOOL #1 SYMBOL VARIANT (SEP088040)

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA

50/50 Cover by TIMOTHY GREEN III

50/50 Cover by JIM CHEUNG

Parental Advisory …$3.99

FOC-11/13/08, On-Sale-12/03/08

© 2008 Orson Scott Card. All rights reserved.

Marvel Announces SUPER HERO SQUAD: HERO UP! One-Shot!

Marvel is proud to announce that SUPER HERO SQUAD: HERO UP! One-Shot will be released in January 2009, based on the successful Hasbro action figure line featuring Marvel’s greatest heroes & villains. Written by fan favorite scribe Paul Tobin (Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes) and featuring art by the can’t-miss team of Marcelo DiChiara & Chris Sotomayor, this extra-sized one-shot features all your favorite Marvel characters. Experience the Marvel Universe like never before, as the heroes & villains of Super Hero City clash in epic confrontations! Take a stroll down to the Xavier Institute, past the FF’s Baxter Building …but don’t stray too far, because dastardly Doctor Doom’s domain is the next block over…! Plus, learn more about your favorite heroes with bios and more! This issue ships with two covers-one featuring the heroes of SSH and the other featuring the villains!

 

Also, don’t miss the SUPER HERO SQUAD POSTER, featuring all the heroes and villains of Super Hero City !

 

In 2009, comic book fans everywhere will be asking "Are You Ready To Hero Up?" and there’s only one place to find the answers- SUPER HERO SQUAD: HERO UP! One-Shot!

 

SUPER HERO SQUAD: HERO UP! ONE-SHOT

Written by PAUL TOBIN

Art & 50/50 Covers by MARCELO DiCHIARA & CHRIS SOTOMAYOR

All Ages …$3.99

FOC-12/18/08, On-Sale-1/7/09

SUPER HERO SQUAD POSTER

Poster by MARCELLO DiCHIARA & CHRIS SOTOMAYOR

24 x 36… $8.99

FOC-12/11/08, On-Sale-1/7/09

 

 

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