Marvel Comics News Digest 9/26 – 9/31/16

This week for Marvel Comics news has Deadpool doing Shakespeare, a couple of secret variant covers, Prowler’s preview, Doctor Strange’s new series, and Civil War’s epic issue 6.

Deadpool Does Shakespeare –Your First Look at DEADPOOL #21!

New York, NY—September 28th, 2016 — This October, the Merc With a Mouth is crashing headlong into Marvel NOW! and he’s bringing William Shakespeare with him! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside DEADPOOL #21 – the colossal 80 page issue coming to comic shops and digital devices on October 26th! First up, witness the the return of one of Deadpool’s greatest adversaries as Madcap returns to the fold in a brand-new full length adventure from Gerry Duggan and Mateo Lolli! No one has pushed Deadpool to the limit quite like Madcap. Is Wade ready to face him again? Then, Deadpool goes Shakespeare for an all-new 60-page tale from writer Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars) and artist Bruno Oliveira! Those old plays from English class just got a lot more interesting. Don’t say we never taught you anything! Be there for the tales of the bard as you’ve never seen them before when DEADPOOL #21 comes to comic shops and digital devices on October 26th!

 

DEADPOOL #21 (AUG160837)

Written by GERRY DUGGAN & IAN DOESCHER

Art by MATEO LOLLI & BRUNO OLIVEIRA

Cover by MIKE HAWTHORNE

Variant Covers by MIKE MAYHEW (AUG160838)

and JANET LEE (AUG160840)

Secret Comic Variant by SCOTT KOBLISH (AUG160839)

Champions Variant by PHIL NOTO (AUG160841)

FOC – 10/03/16, On-Sale – 10/26/16

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VENOM #1 Top Secret Artist Variant Revealed!

Todd McFarlane’s First Full Venom Appearance – Remastered and Recolored!

New York, NY—September 27th, 2016 — This November, Venom is back and he’s badder than ever! As creators Mike Costa and Gerardo Sandoval bring the sinister symbiote into Marvel NOW!, celebrate this exciting launch with a variant cover by legendary artist Todd McFarlane (AUG168725)! Continuing our eye-popping tradition of remastered and recolored marvelous moments comes an iconic instant classic! Relive Eddie Brock’s first full appearance as Venom – masterfully recolored by superstar colorist Richard Isanove. As the Venom symbiote returns to the Big Apple, it’s time for a new Venom. No more Flash Thompson, no more “Agent of the Cosmos”. But who’s the one wearing the costume this time? More importantly – who’s in control? One thing is certain – Venom is back, and it’s good to be bad….

 

Uncover the mystery in the explosive first issue, VENOM #1 – coming to comic shops and digital devices this November!

 

VENOM #1 (SEP160951)

TOP SECRET ARTIST VARIANT (AUG168725)

Written by MIKE COSTA

Art & Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL

FOC – 10/31/16, On-Sale – 11/23/16

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1 Top Secret Artist Variant Revealed!

John Romita Sr.’s Legendary Cover – Remastered and Recolored!

New York, NY—September 30th, 2016 — This November, the Parker family is wallcrawling and webslinging their way into hearts and minds in the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1! Legendary Spidey scribe Gerry Conway returns to pen the adventures of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man alongside blockbuster artist Ryan Stegman – and Marvel is celebrating by revisiting one of the most iconic Marvel covers of all time! As this family of spiders swing headlong into Marvel NOW!, relive the wedding of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson with a variant cover by comics legend John Romita Sr. (AUG168911)! Masterfully recolored by Richard Isanove – this iconic classic comes to life once again!

 

Be there when being Spider-Man becomes a family affair as Peter, MJ and Annie swing into action in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1. Don’t miss the debut issue everyone will be talking about when it comes to comic shops and digital devices this November!

 

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1 (SEP160946)

TOP SECRET ARTIST VARIANT by JOHN ROMITA SR. (AUG168911)

Written by GERRY CONWAY

Art & Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

FOC – 10/17/16, On-Sale – 11/09/16

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How Far Would You Go to Protect the Future? Your First Look at CIVIL WAR II #6!

 

New York, NY—September 28th, 2016 — This October, friendships will be pushed to the limit, alliances will be broken – and the Marvel Universe will be shaken. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside CIVIL WAR II #6 – the next blistering chapter from creators Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Marquez! They were prepared to stop catastrophes before they happened. But what about a vision so preposterous it couldn’t possibly come true? Or could it? As the next glimpse of the future reveals Miles Morales standing over what remains of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers – true convictions will be tested. How far would you go to protect the future? Would you turn on one of your own? The answers may surprise you! Be there as the battle rages on this October in CIVIL WAR II #6!

 

CIVIL WAR II #6 (JUL160889)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Art by DAVID MARQUEZ

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Connecting Variant G by KIM JUNG GI (JUL160892)

Variant Cover by MICHAEL CHO (JUL160892)

Character Variant by PHIL NOTO (JUL160891)

FOC – 10/03/16, On-Sale – 10/26/16

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DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1 Brings the
Magic to Marvel NOW! in October!

New York, NY—September 27th, 2016 — Because sometimes, just one Sorcerer Supreme won’t do! This October, Stephen Strange multiplies his mystic might by teaming with magicians from across time in DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1 – the new ongoing series launching as part of Marvel NOW!. Fan-favorite creators Robbie Thompson (Silk, Venom: Space Knight) and Javier Rodriguez (Spider-Woman, Daredevil) team together to make Marvel magic across the past, present and future! When an ancient evil threatens to unravel the fabric of reality, Doctor Strange must unite Sorcerers Supreme from across time to stem the coming darkness. Merlin, the Ancient One, Wiccan and more must unite to stand against The Forgotten. But even a team of the greatest sorcerers history has ever known may not be enough! Not to mention Strange should watch his back, not all these Sorcerers have his best interests in mind. Be there as the magical adventure across space and time begins on October 26th in DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1!

 

DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1 (AUG160798)

Written by ROBBIE THOMPSON

Art by JAVIER RODRIGUEZ

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

Variant Covers by JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (AUG160799)

And SKOTTIE YOUNG (AUG160801)

Design Variant by JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (AUG160803)

Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (AUG160800)

Teaser Variant by MIKE DEODATO (AUG160802)

Champions Variant by JAMAL CAMPBELL (AUG160804)

Hip-Hop Variant by JUAN DOE (AUG160805)

Blank Variant Also Available (AUG160806)

FOC – 10/03/16, On-Sale – 10/26/16

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You Only Live Twice – Your First Look Inside PROWLER #1!

New York, NY—September 27th, 2016 — Even a super hero’s life can get boring. Double check your gear. Patrol the city. Save the innocent. Report back to your super villain boss, the Jackal. Wait, WHAT? You read that right True Believer, Hobie Brown is in the employ of one of Spider-Man’s greatest villains. And it’s all happening in the can’t-miss debut issue PROWLER #1 – launching as part of The Clone Conspiracy event! Sean Ryan and artists Jamal Campbell and Javier Saltares bring you an action packed debut chapter that will redefine the Prowler! But…why is The Prowler working for The Jackal?! And what does the recently resurrected Madame Web have to do with it all? More importantly – what will happen when Spider-Man learns one of his most trusted friends has defected to the enemy? Those answers and more in the can’t-miss debut of PROWLER #1 – coming to comic shops everywhere on October 26th!

 

PROWLER #1 (AUG160760)

Written by SEAN RYAN

Art by JAMAL CAMPBELL & JAVIER SALTARES

Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN

Variant Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL (AUG160761)

Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (AUG160762)

Teaser Variant by MIKE DEODATO (AUG160763)

Champions Variant by BOBBY RUBIO (AUG160764)

Hip-Hop Variant by RAY-ANTHONY HEIGHT (AUG160765)

Classic Variant by BOB HALL (AUG160766)

FOC – 10/03/16, On-Sale – 10/26/16

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