Marvel Comics News August 31 to September 4 2015

This week in Marvel Comics news has a few surprises.  The first is the announcement of a couple of new series once Secret Wars is done with.  Another is the visit back to the 90’s with some variant covers.  But, the big surprise is the identity of the new Hulk being revealed.  Amadeus Cho is not a newcomer to the Marvel universe, but certainly never been Hulk before.  The series will answer what happened to Bruce Banner, but in all this sets a brand new tone for the longtime hero.  Read on for all the news in Marvel Comics!

Meet the “Totally Awesome Hulk” – Marvel’s First Korean-American Hulk                                                                                                                                 New York, NY—September 4th, 2015 — Strap in, hold on and Hulk out – it’s time to meet your Totally Awesome Hulk, the one and only Amadeus Cho! That’s right true believer, it’s a all-new Jade Giant for an all-different Marvel Universe and he’s coming to you this December in TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1! Legendary and storied Hulk scribe Greg Pak (Planet Hulk) returns to the fan-favorite character he created as he powers up to become the newest green goliath! And he’s bringing blockbuster artist Frank Cho (Mighty Avengers, Savage Wolverine) along for the ride!

 

The mystery behind the new Hulk’s identity has been revealed! But what has happened to the original Hulk, Bruce Banner in the previous eight months? All will be revealed – and the answers will surprise you! But one thing is for certain – Amadeus Cho is a completely different kind of Hulk. Not tormented, not conflicted. Just a giant green wrecking machine who loves being the Hulk! What could possibly go wrong?

 

“Come December, the one true Hulk will be a 19-year-old Korean-America “Boy Genius” who is going to carry the burden of being the Hulk like it weighs a feather,” says Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso. “He’s going to love every minute of it.  In this new series, we are going to lean hard into the fantasy aspects of being the Hulk.  It can’t be all bad, can it?”

Big heart, big action and high stakes await as Amadeus Cho embarks on his first gamma-fueled adventure! Believe us, you’ve never seen a Hulk like this before – and it’s TOTALLY AWESOME. Be there as the Hulk’s exciting journey begins this December in the bombastic debut of TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1!

 

TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1
Written by GREG PAK
Art & Cover by FRANK CHO
Variant Cover by FRANK CHO

On Sale in December!

MARVEL ’92 VARIANTS Turn Back the Clock This December!
Variant Covers Featuring Fan-Favorite 90s-Era Marvel Characters!

New York, NY—September 4th, 2015 — Remember the nineties? Bill Clinton was in the White House, the World Wide Web was on the rise, the USA brought home gold at the Olympics and the Infinity Gauntlet graced the shelves of comic shops the world over. Well this December, Marvel is taking you back in time to that memorable decade with the MARVEL ‘92 VARIANTS! Return to the halcyon days of The X-Files and Grunge music with over 20 variant covers featuring Marvel icons in their unforgettable 1990s incarnations! Not to mention brought stunningly to life by some of the most popular artists of that era!

“The X-Men aren’t the only ones getting in on the ‘92 action,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Witnessing that memorable era of comics brought to life again got us thinking about all the fun incarnations of Marvel’s most popular characters. Before we knew it we had a huge list of 1990s characters ready to make their 2015 debut!”

Look for these exciting MARVEL ’92 VARIANTS coming to comic shops throughout the month of December:

  1. ALL-NEW X-MEN #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Rob Liefeld
  2. ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Tom Raney
  3. A-FORCE #1 Marvel ’92 Variant by J. Scott Campbell
  4. BLACK KNIGHT #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Steve Epting
  5. CARNAGE #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Mike Deodato
  6. DAREDEVIL #1 Marvel ’92 Variant by Larry Stroman
  7. DEADPOOL #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Rob Liefeld
  8. DOCTOR STRANGE #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Mark Texeira
  9. DRAX #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Ron Lim
  10. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Larry Stroman
  11. GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1 Marvel ’92 Variant by Ron Lim
  12. HERCULES #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Mark Texeira
  13. MIGHTY THOR #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Ron Frenz
  14. MS. MARVEL #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by J. Scott Campbell
  15. NEW AVENGERS #4 Marvel ’92 Variant by Tom Raney
  16. NOVA #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Pasqual Ferry
  17. SCARLET WITCH #1 Marvel ’92 Variant by TBD
  18. SILK #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by TBD
  19. SPIDER-MAN 2099 #4 Marvel ’92 Variant by Pasqual Ferry
  20. TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1 Marvel ’92 Variant by Dale Keown
  21. UNCANNY AVENGERS #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Whilce Portacio
  22. UNCANNY INHUMANS #3 Marvel ’92 Variant by Whilce Portacio
  23. WEB WARRIORS #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Mark Bagley
  24. VISION #2 Marvel ’92 Variant by Dale Keown

It’s time to party like it’s 1992, as no fan can afford to miss out on these exciting variant covers! Run, don’t walk to your local comic shops this December to get your hands on these can’t miss MARVEL ‘92 VARIANTS!

Three Eras of Heroes Collide in GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1!
New Ongoing Series Launching This December!

New York, NY—August 31st, 2015 — This December, the infinite expanse of time and space will give way, as teams from three eras burst forth and unite like never before in GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1 – a brand new ongoing series launching as part of All-New All-Different Marvel! Fan favorite writer Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians 3000) and artists Carlo Barberi (Deadpool, Amazing Spider-Man) take you on an explosive thrill ride into the timestream and across the galaxy!

When a mysterious structure is discovered floating in the void of space – Rocket Raccoon, Drax and Groot unearth a powerful and dark secret that could unravel the very fabric of space and time! Good thing the Guardians 3000 are on hand to help! But who are the mysterious and enigmatic Guardians 1000?! And are these ancient travelers here to help, or hinder?

Plus, every issue of GUARDIANS OF INFINITY will include a special bonus story from some of the industry’s top creators. First, it’s battles to the death inside the squared circle as Jason Latour (Spider-Gwen) and Jim Cheung (New Avengers) bring you a can’t miss story of Ben Grimm and Rocket Raccoon. Stranded on a planet where culture is based on Earth-style professional wrestling, the bruiser from Yancy Street and the Guardian’s own ferocious furball find themselves locked in a struggle of life and death!

Is the galaxy big enough for three teams of Guardians? Find out this December as Abnett, Barberi, Latour and Cheung take you on an action-packed adventure across the cosmos in GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1!

 

GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1

Written by DAN ABNETT & JASON LATOUR
Art by CARLO BARBERI & JIM CHEUNG
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Variant Cover by CARLO BARBERI
On Sale in December!
 

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STARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #1 – New Heroes. New Universe. New Series!
New Ongoing Series Launching This December!

                                                                                                         

New York, NY—September 1st, 2015 — They are beings of unspeakable power. Former Avengers and cosmic entities that have defended Earth from the far reaches of the cosmos. This December, they return from outer space to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – going to college! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce STARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #1 – a brand new ongoing series from critically acclaimed writer Greg Weisman (Star Wars: Kanan) and rising star artist Domo Stanton (Deadpool)!

 

“Nightmask is the Herald (and conscience) for Earth’s Starbrand (i.e. it’s Planetary Defense Mechanism),” says series writer Greg Weisman in an interview with Marvel.com. “He’s been tutoring Starbrand in his powers, and they really are best friends. In fact, each is practically the other’s ONLY friend.”

 

Imbued with cosmic powers, they’ve battled alongside some of the universe’s greatest champions. And repelled invasions from destructive alien forces. But nothing will prepare them for the likes of class registration, choosing a major and midterms. What meal plan will cover a cosmic metabolism? Can two all-powerful entities share a dorm room the size of a roach motel? Can you safely teleport to Mars after partying all night long at your first kegger?

 

“Kevin (Starbrand) is actually very reluctant to go back to college. (His last stint didn’t end well, to say the least.) But Adam (Nightmask) insists that they both attend college, because Kevin needs to reconnect with humanity. After all, if he’s going to protect the planet, Kevin needs to care about its inhabitants.”

 

This December, it takes more than superpowers to be a hero. Witness the rise of two galactic saviors as Weisman & Stanton bring you a titanic twosome in STARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #1!

 

STARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #1
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art by DOMO STANTON
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
On Sale in December!
 

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WEIRDWORLD #1 Brings the Strange & Bizarre
to the Marvel Universe This December!

 

New York, NY—September 2nd, 2015 — Just when you thought the journey was coming to an end! This December, book an extended stay in the Marvel Universe’s newest and most dangerous destination in WEIRDWORLD #1 – a brand new ongoing series set in the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe! Critically acclaimed writer Sam Humphries (Legendary Star-Lord) joins forces with fan-favorite Weirdworld artist Mike Del Mundo for a brand new adventure ripped from the pages of Secret Wars and planted firmly in the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe!

                                                                                                                                                 

“Weirdworld is a place where anything can happen,” says series writer Sam Humphries in an interview with Marvel.com. “Weirdworld is a place inside the Marvel Universe. Weirdworld is a place where the lost can be found. But only if you’re strong enough…”

 

Imagine a world of sword and sorcery, a land where lost things go. Now imagine being trapped there with zero sword or sorcery experience! Meet Becca, an ordinary girl in an extraordinary world with one mission in mind – GET HOME ALIVE! Easier said than done! But how did she come to be here? And how can she hope to escape in one piece?

 

“Weirdworld is a place that is ever changing, always chaotic, and a place of infinite discovery,” continued Humphries. “Its essential nature is so mysterious that no complete map can ever be created. It is a polyglot of fantasy, horror, sci-fi, and other weird things dug up from the brains of myself and [artist] Mike Del Mundo.”

 

Barbarians! Wizards! Goblins! Even tricked out sports cars! All await Becca around every turn in the depths of Weirdworld. Be there as Marvel’s own twisted fantasy realm comes alive before your eyes as Humphries & Del Mundo plunge headlong into WEIRDWORLD #1 – available in comic shops and on digital devices this December!

 

WEIRDWORLD #1

Written by SAM HUMPHRIES
Art & Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
On Sale This December!

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