Marvel Comics News Digest 10/31 – 11/4/16 Featuring Video Comics and Ghost Rider

With week after Halloween there are a few noteworthy items to look forward to for November.  An announcement over an expansion of Marvel Unlimited comes in.  Video Comics will be a new media that brings more Marvel to Disney XD.  Ghost Rider will have an upcoming series.  Thunderbolts gets into trouble.  Champions has a special trailer to highlight their second issue.  Plus, Ms. Marvel urges people to vote.

MARVEL UNLIMITED EXPANDS THIS NOVEMBER

Digital subscription library continues to grow with latest updates

New York, NY— November 1st, 2016 –  Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, offers members unlimited access to over 19,000 issues of Marvel’s classic and newer titles, delivered digitally through your desktop web browser and the Marvel Unlimited mobile app. With classic and newer issues added every week here are some of the amazing Marvel titles coming to Marvel Unlimited this November:

Week of 11/7

A YEAR OF MARVELS: MAY INFINITE COMIC #1

A-FORCE #5

ALL-NEW INHUMANS #7

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN & SILK: THE SPIDER(FLY) EFFECT INFINITE COMIC #8 (FINAL ISSUE!)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12

BLACK WIDOW #3

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #9

CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS #8

DAREDEVIL/PUNISHER: SEVENTH CIRCLE INFINITE COMIC #5

 

DEADPOOL: MASACRE #1

Meet “Masacre”- the Deadpool of Mexico! Did you know that Deadpool in Spanish-speaking countries is called “Masacre”?

Here comes the issue to make all of that even more confusing, as we meet Masacre, the deadly Deadpool-inspired vigilante south of the border!

Watch him slaughter his way into your hearts in this entirely Spanish language one-shot written, drawn, and edited by folks who don’t speak it!

THE UNBELIEVABLE GWENPOOL #0

“Who is Gwenpool, and where did she come from?” Ever since she made a splash in her first cover appearance, those have been the questions on everyone’s lips as they lounge about, sipping from a tropical beverage!

Now, get all three of the original Gwenpool backup stories featuring Ms. Poole’s first appearance and her battle alongside our favorite private duck Howard the Duck in one convenient package!

Plus: See Gwen’s first Xmas in the Marvel Universe, and the guy she killed to mark the occasion! (Collecting the Gwenpool backup stories from HOWARD THE DUCK (2015B) #1-3 and material from Gwenpool Special #1)

HOWARD THE DUCK #7

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #9

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: CIVIL WAR #3

MOON KNIGHT #2

NEW AVENGERS #11

NOVA #7

POE DAMERON #2

THE PUNISHER #1

FRANK CASTLE LOSES CONTROL! A by-the-numbers drug bust is about to take Frank Castle by surprise…and he HATES surprises.

The horrible fallout threatens to send The Punisher into the heart of darkness, but Castle won’t make that journey alone: A DEA agent is on his trail and attempting to get into his head…but what horrors will she find there, and will she survive the experience?

ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT #5

SCARLET WITCH #6

SPIDER-GWEN #8

SPIDER-MAN 2099 #10

 Week of 11/14

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #5

ALL-NEW X-MEN #9

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #9

BLACK PANTHER #2

DARTH VADER #20

DEADPOOL #11

GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #6

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #8

GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #2

ILLUMINATI #7 (FINAL ISSUE!)

SILK #8

THUNDERBOLTS #1

FROM THE ASHES OF AVENGERS: STANDOFF!

They’re a renegade team rampaging across the Marvel Universe under the direction of the Winter Soldier!

But are the Thunderbolts heroes or villains—and do even they know for sure?

UNCANNY X-MEN #7

X-MEN ’92 #3

ULTIMATES #7

UNCANNY INHUMANS #8

VENOM: SPACE KNIGHT #7

VISION #7

WEB WARRIORS #7 

Week of 11/21

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #8

CIVIL WAR II #0

From the creative team that brought you House of M and Siege comes a blistering first chapter in Marvel’s new explosive event.

Watch as the players are introduced and the table is set for a storyline that fans will be talking about for years.

DAREDEVIL/PUNISHER: SEVENTH CIRCLE INFINITE COMIC #6

DEADPOOL & THE MERCS FOR MONEY #4

DEADPOOL: LAST DAYS OF MAGIC #1

HAUNTED MANSION #3

INTERNATIONAL IRON MAN #3

KARNAK #4

OLD MAN LOGAN #6

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #4

SILVER SURFER #4

SPIDER-MAN #4

SPIDER-WOMAN #7

SPIDEY #6

SQUADRON SUPREME #7

STAR-LORD #7

THE ASTONISHING ANT-MAN #8

UNCANNY AVENGERS #9

Week of 11/28

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.5 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #1

He’s back! The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission!

And he’s not the only one who’s back! Like the saying goes– cut off one LIMB, two more will take its place! HAIL HYDRA!

CAPTAIN MARVEL #5

CARNAGE #8

DAREDEVIL #7

DEADPOOL #12

DOCTOR STRANGE #8

DRAX #7

EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #10

GUIDEBOOK TO THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE – MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

GUIDEBOOK TO THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE – MARVEL’S ANT-MAN

HYPERION #3

MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #8

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS #3

MIGHTY THOR #7

MOCKINGBIRD #3

MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #7

MS. MARVEL #7

NIGHTHAWK #1

Straight from the pages of SQUADRON SUPREME comes one of the most brutal super heroes of the Marvel Universe. Nighthawk is Chicago’s dark protector, dispensing swift, decisive justice to those that truly deserve it.

When the city’s shadiest power brokers turn up murdered in gristly ways, the apparent work of an inventive serial killer, Nighthawk must ask himself, Does this predator deserve to be caught?

Who is the killer? What is he after? What does he want from Nighthawk? To answer these questions, Nighthawk must first look in the mirror.

OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #5 (FINAL ISSUE!)

PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #6

RED WOLF #6 (FINAL ISSUE!)

SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #5

STAR WARS #19

STARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #6

THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #6

THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #8

UNCANNY INHUMANS #9

WEIRDWORLD #6 (FINAL ISSUE!)

Not a Marvel Unlimited member? Join today!

Marvel Unlimited subscribers have access to some of the greatest Marvel Comics featuring The Avengers, Spider-Man, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, and more! With November’s update, Marvel Unlimited will also be expanding its back catalog with the following series: Damage Control, Darkhawk, Doctor Strange (1975), Doctor Strange: The Flight of Bones, Generation X, Guardians of the Galaxy (1990), Hawkeye (1983), Marvel Premiere (1972), and Marvel Team-Up (1972).

This amazing service is accessible through Marvel Unlimited on the web and through the Marvel Unlimited app on iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ devices.

New to the Marvel Universe, and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry! Marvel Unlimited subscribers have access to the DISCOVER section of Marvel Unlimited. Subscribers are now able to discover new pathways into the Marvel Universe by being able to search by their favorite storylines or creators.

With classic and newer issues being added to Marvel Unlimited on a weekly basis as early as six months after they’re in stores, you’ll definitely want to join Marvel Unlimited and enjoy the experience of the Marvel Universe!

Follow Marvel on Facebook at www.facebook.com/marvel join in the conversation on Twitter with #Marvel and for all things Marvel, please visit marvel.com.

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Marvel Video Comics

Marvel today released a brand-new project, Marvel Video Comics, which presents viewers with an all-new visual storytelling format that combines comic-style graphic paneling with dialogue, sound, video editing, digital motion effects and light animation. There are four Marvel Video Comics in total and each one is three minutes in length. Featuring some of Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and Black Panther, all four Marvel Video Comics are AVAILABLE NOW on the Disney XD YouTube Page and the Disney XD app.

 

Disney XD YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCktaw9L-f65LzUUdjmCFkbQ

Disney XD Watch app: http://watchdisneyxd.go.com

 

Please note: All videos shouldn’t be made downloadable to your readers, nor should it be altered in any way. Doing either will result in a request to pull the video from your site and no further opportunities to debut video content from Marvel. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. 

Watch Iron Man and Spider-Man in…Training Day – Parts 1-3

Super powers don’t come with a training manual! After Spider-Man (Cole Howard) stops some crooks from robbing a Stark Enterprises facility, Iron Man decides to pay him back with a little help from FRIDAY (Tabitha St Germain) and some on-the-job training. Iron Man’s plan goes awry when villain, Batroc the Leaper (Marc Oliver), reveals some major upgrades that push him to the A-List. Both Spider-Man and Iron Man (Brian Drummond) are going to have to learn some new tricks if they’re going to be able to best Batroc 2.0.

 

“Training Day Parts 1-3” executive producers include Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, John Cerilli, Alan Fine, and Joe Quesada; co-executive producer Stan Lee; producer Nick Lowe; consulting producer Stephen Wacker; and line producer Kalia Cheng Ramirez.

 

Watch Black Panther in…The Visitor

Black Panther (Omari Newton) gets a visit from envoy Everett K. Ross (Brian Drummond) to discuss security for a possible international summit in Wakanda. The visit is interrupted when Super Villain Ghost (Marc Oliver) appears to steal Wakandan treasure. Black Panther and his loyal Dora Milaje (Evans Johnson) have to both stop Ghost and show Ross why Wakanda has never been conquered or invaded.

 

“The Visitor” executive producers include Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, John Cerilli, Alan Fine, and Joe Quesada; co-executive producer Stan Lee; producer Nick Lowe; consulting producer Stephen Wacker; and line producer Kalia Cheng Ramirez.

GHOST RIDER #1 Brings Wheels of Vengeance to Marvel NOW!

New York, NY—October 3rd, 2016 — Start your engines, True Believers – because this one is a scorcher! That’s right, Robbie Reyes is back and he’s hitting the gas and driving straight for your local comic shops in the all-new GHOST RIDER #1! Robbie’s co-creator Felipe Smith (All-New Ghost Rider) is back to pen the ongoing adventures of this high-octane hot head and he’s bringing new series artist Danilo Beyruth (Deadpool v Gambit) along for the ride! A bizarre and powerful object has been unearthed in Southern California, and the mystery behind it has lead Amadeus Cho, the Totally Awesome Hulk right to Ghost Rider’s backyard! What chaos will be unleashed when this jade giant comes face-to-face with the ultimate speed demon? Plus – this oversized first issue also includes a special back-up tale from Felipe Smith and artist Tradd Moore featuring the debut of Ghost Rider’s newest nemesis! Who is Pyston Nitro, and what is her endgame?  

 

Strap in and buckle up, because the ride is just getting started. Don’t get left in the dust when GHOST RIDER #1 speeds into comic shops everywhere on November 30th!

 

GHOST RIDER #1 (SEP160959)

Written by FELIPE SMITH

Art by DANILO BEYRUTH AND TRADD MOORE

Cover by MARCO CHECCHETTO

Variant Covers by FELIPE SMITH (SEP160960), TRADD MOORE (SEP160961),

And SKOTTIE YOUNG (SEP160960)

Hip-Hop Variant by FELIPE SMITH (SEP160963)

Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (SEP160964)

TV Photo Variant Also Available (SEP160966)

Blank Variant Available (SEP160965)

FOC – 11/07/16, On-Sale – 11/30/16

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Marvel Comics’ “Ms. Marvel” Encourages Everyone to Vote

Kamala Khan, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel wants YOU to Embiggen Your Voice

                                                                                                              

New York, NY—November 4, 2016— It’s election season in the United States and Marvel wants to remind everyone that they have one of the greatest powers there is – the ability to vote! And who better to champion this ability than Marvel’s breakout Super Hero, Ms. Marvel.

 

Today, Marvel Comics is proud to debut an exclusive first look to MS. MARVEL #13, spotlighting Ms. Marvel’s quest to encourage everyone to vote this Election Day. Written by G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, A-Force) accompanied with artwork by Mirka Andolfo, MS. MARVEL #13 finds Kamala Khan at the start of a new chapter in her life and as she begins this journey of discovery, Ms. Marvel takes to the streets of her home town, Jersey City, to encourage all its residents to summon their own super power – the right to vote!

 

Can Ms. Marvel inspire and encourage her neighbors to select their candidate, or will this be more challenging than taking down Ultron? Find out this November in MS. MARVEL #13 and check out Marvel’s exclusive preview to witness Kamala Khan’s march to encourage everyone to get out and vote.

 

MS. MARVEL #13 (SEP161032)

Written by G. WILLOW WILSON

Art by MIRKA ANDOLFO

Cover by JOELLE JONES

Divided We Stand Variant Cover by TBA (SEP161033)

FOC – 11/07/16, On-Sale – 11/30/16

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They’re Here to Change the World – Watch a Special Trailer for CHAMPIONS #2!

 

New York, NY—November 04, 2016 — A revolution has begun – and the next generation of heroes are here to make a difference! It’s time for a brighter tomorrow and that starts with Marvel’s newest teen team supreme – the Champions! Today, Marvel is pleased to present a special trailer to coincide with the series’ second issue – available now!

 

Watch the CHAMPIONS #2 Launch Trailer

 

Eisner Award winning writer Mark Waid and Eisner Award nominated artist Humberto Ramos join forces to bring you a brand new team for a brand new era! Ms. Marvel, Miles Morales, Nova, Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk are ready to strike out on their own and be heroes again. But are they ready to add one more to their fledgling team? Cyclops wants to make a difference too. Will they accept him into their ranks? Plus – are you ready for…VIV’S. FIRST. KISS. It’s all happening in the pages of CHAMPIONS #2 – on-sale today!

 

CHAMPIONS #2 is available digitally through the Marvel Digital Comic Shop and at all local comic book retailers. To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook.

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“Caught Red-Handed” Starts NOW! Your First Look at THUNDERBOLTS #7!

New York, NY—November 2nd, 2016 — The Winter Soldier and his team of outlaws are crashing headlong into Marvel NOW! with a new story arc and a new jumping on point! Today, Marvel is pleased to provide your first look at THUNDERBOLTS #7 – the next explosive chapter and the first installment of “Caught Red-Handed”! From creators Jim Zub and Sean Izaakse – Bucky and his rogue unit have operated in the shadows long enough. It’s time to shine a light on them. But Bucky didn’t think the person hunting them down would be his best friend – Steve Rogers! Captured and separated from his team, Bucky will have to face Captain America on his own—and with Steve’s secret transformation into an undercover Hydra agent, that might not go as smoothly as Bucky expects. Plus – an original Thunderbolt returns! How will Songbird react to the reunion of her former team? Will the Thunderbolts leave Bucky high and dry? Those answers and more as the Thunderbolts make their Marvel NOW! debut in THUNDERBOLTS #7 – coming to comic shops everywhere on November 30th!

 

THUNDERBOLTS #7 (SEP160942)

Written by JIM ZUB

Art by SEAN IZZAKSE

Cover by KRIS ANKA

Variant Covers by MARCO CHECCHETTO (SEP160943)

And TREVOR VON EEDEN (SEP160944)

Story Thus Far Variant by DAN PANOSIAN (SEP160945)

FOC – 11/07/16, On-Sale – 11/30/16

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