Marvel Comics News Digest 6/6 – 6/10/16

ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1 Brings Feathery Fun to Marvel Comics!
All-New Disney Kingdoms Series Launching This Fall

 

New York, NY – June 9th, 2016 – The world famous attraction comes to Marvel Comics for an all-new adventure! Today, Marvel Entertainment and the minds at Walt Disney Imagineering are proud to announce ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1, the newest Disney Kingdoms limited series coming this October! Pack your sunscreen and catch the boat, because creators Jon Adams and Horacio Domingues are taking you on a tropical Disney Kingdoms vacation.

 

Welcome to the Enchanted Tiki Room, a place of legend…of fantasy…and mystery! Here, on an isolated and mysterious island, almost anything can happen. And often does! Inside the island’s Enchanted Tiki Room – an astonishing cast of birds, plants and ancient Tiki gods spring to life. As the next boat arrives carrying new visitors, what stories will unfold, what mysteries will be revealed and how are they all connected?

 

“The Disney Kingdoms series gave us an opportunity to build on stories from our classic Disney Parks attractions that guests love,” says Walt Disney Imagineer Tom Morris, speaking with the Disney Parks Blog. “We’re hoping the books inspire readers to revisit favorite attractions with a new perspective. For this series, we’re taking guests to a tropical island filled with everything loved from the original attraction and introducing some new characters, songs, and stories to discover.”

 

Launching under the Disney Kingdoms banner, Enchanted Tiki Room has been created in close partnership with the designers, producers and creative directors at Walt Disney Imagineering. Joining other critically-acclaimed hits like The Haunted Manion, Figment, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and more – Disney Kingdoms titles present exciting new adventures that expand upon the beloved lands, attractions and characters of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

                                            

Your journey is about to begin, so grab your flip-flops, pop open your beach chair and uncover the mystery and the magic this October with ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1!

 

ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #1

Written by JON ADAMS
Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES
Cover by BRIAN KESINGER
Orange Bird Variant Cover by JASON GRANDT

Connecting Variant Cover by JASON GRANDT

Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

On-Sale Print & Digital This October!

Elements based on Enchanted Tiki Room © Disney

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MARVEL CELEBRATES THE 100TH EPISODE OF THE WOMEN OF MARVEL PODCAST

Live Recording of the Women of Marvel Podcast to Take Place Saturday June 11th

from 4PM to 6PM at Upper East Side Barnes & Noble in NYC

                                                                                                              

New York, NY—June 9th, 2016 — From Ms. Marvel to Captain Marvel, women in comics has been one of the most recently talked about topics in comics and Marvel has been at the forefront of inviting these voices to be heard through the Women of Marvel Podcast. Since 2014, the Women of Marvel Podcast has entertained and welcomed some of the most unique voices in the world of comics, film, television, and entertainment and Marvel is proud to announce the upcoming live recording of the 100th episode.

 

On Saturday, June 11th, join the Women of Marvel as they celebrate the 100th episode of this iconic podcast for a free, open-to-the-public live recording, hosted by Barnes & Noble at their Upper East Side location (Store # 2278) at 150 East 86th Street in New York City from 4pm – 6pm.

 

Marvel is excited to invite all Women of Marvel fans to join in the conversation for a live recording of the 100th episode of the Women of Marvel Podcast as we welcome women from multiple disciplines in the creative process.  Join the Women of Marvel as they discuss what it’s like working as a female in comics, television, and entertainment, engage in a fan Q&A and then invite fans up for free giveaways and a signing session.*

Panelists include Content Development Director Sana Amanat, Producer Judy Stephens, Marvel on-air host, Lorraine Cink, Marvel Artist, Nik Virella (Hyperion, 1872, Return of the Living Deadpool), Costume Designer for “Marvel’s Daredevil”, “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” and “Marvel’s Luke Cage”, Stephanie Maslansky, Casting Director for “Marvel’s Luke Cage” and “Marvel’s Daredevil”, Julie Schubert, Art Director for “Marvel’s Daredevil”, “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” and “Marvel’s Luke Cage”, Toni Barton, and more! 

Seating will be first-come, first-serve, so get their early and prepare to show your Marvel pride and prepare for real discussions of women working in the industry and a celebration of women in comics.

 

Listen to the past Women of Marvel Podcasts here: marvel.com/womenofmarvel

 

*Space is limited.  Event is first come first served.  Giveaway items available while supplies last.  No audio or video recordings permitted.  Admittance not guaranteed. Attendee is responsible for any transportation or other travel expenses. Marvel and Barnes & Noble reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to deny entry to the event or eject any attendee who is being rude, inappropriate or otherwise disruptive. Event is subject to Marvel’s security policies and Barnes & Noble policies.

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MARVEL NOW! Begins at Midnight on July 13th!
Midnight Launch to Also Feature Joe Quesada Variant Cover to Civil War II #3

New York, NY—June 8th, 2016 — Mark your calendars True Believers, because the next phase of the Marvel Universe is almost here – and you’ll get your first taste at 12:00 AM your local time on July 13th! To celebrate the dual release of the MARVEL NOW! PREVIEWS MAGAZINE and the blockbuster CIVIL WAR II #3 – Marvel is pleased to announce a midnight release for these two can’t miss books! Participating retailers may open Tuesday night and may also sell all other 7/13 Marvel titles at the midnight release.

Who will fall? That’s the question on everyone’s lips, as one of the biggest heroes in the Marvel Universe meets their end. Who is it and how will divide fans for years to come. It all happens in CIVIL WAR II #3 – and you can be one of the first to find out! How can the heroes of the Marvel Universe survive after the unthinkable happens? As the war escalates to new heights, the table is set for Marvel NOW!

Plus – fans in attendance will have a chance to get their hands on the CIVIL WAR II #3 MIDNIGHT VARIANT. Debuting at the midnight release and polybagged to conceal the identity of the fallen hero, this variant cover features artwork by none other than Marvel CCO Joe Quesada!

Then, after the shocking events of Civil War II #3, its new ongoing series, new status quos and new characters! Packed cover-to-cover with huge reveals, new titles, creator interviews and more – pick up the free MARVEL NOW! PREVIEWS MAGAZINE! Exclusive to comic shops, this is your very first look at the hottest upcoming titles of the fall! Following the cataclysmic fallout of Civil War II, get a snapshot of into the Marvel Universe of tomorrow!

The party starts at Tuesday night at midnight at your local comic shops! Be there for the midnight release of CIVIL WAR II #3 and the MARVEL NOW! PREVIEWS MAGAZINE on Wednesday, 7/13!

MARVEL NOW! FREE PREVIEWS MAGAZINE (APR168583)
FOC – 06/13/16, On-Sale – 07/13/16

CIVIL WAR II #3 MIDNIGHT VARIANT (APR168908)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by DAVID MARQUEZ
Cover by JOE QUESADA
FOC – 06/20/16, On-Sale – 07/13/16

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Murray the Bellhop

Murray the Bellhop covers Knott's Berry Farm, Marvel, and also helps with DAPs Magic's Disneyland coverage. He also hosts DAPscast and helps produce Geeks Corner.
Murray the Bellhop

Murray the Bellhop

Murray the Bellhop covers Knott's Berry Farm, Marvel, and also helps with DAPs Magic's Disneyland coverage. He also hosts DAPscast and helps produce Geeks Corner.

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