Marvel Comics News Digest 4/24 – 4/28/17 Featuring Chvrches and Groot

MARVEL COMICS PROUDLY PRESENTS

“CAPTAIN MARVEL: ALIEN NATION”

FEATURING MUSIC FROM CHVRCHES

 

Revolutionary Marvel Spotlight Video Series Boldly Expands Exposure of Marvel’s Captain Marvel 

Paired with some of Today’s Top Musical Acts

 

New York, NY—April 26, 2017 — Marvel Comics is proud to present an unprecedented approach in introducing the world to Marvel Comics and the next great breakout Marvel Super Hero – Captain Marvel! Masterfully mixing animated comics with in-depth narration and commentary, this fresh new video series is designed to present a whole new audience to the world of Carol Danvers, a.k.a., Captain Marvel, staring in her brand new comic book series THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL available now in your local comic shop.

 

THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL, written by New York Times best-selling author, Margaret Stohl (Black Widow: Forever Red, Black Widow: Red Vengeance), garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement this past year. Marvel continues the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated high-flying former Air Force pilot turned Super Hero, Captain Marvel, through a brand new Marvel music spotlight video series accompanied with the track “Keep You On My Side” from Chvrches.

 

Watch “Captain Marvel: Alien Nation” featuring Chvrches now!

 

A new “Captain Marvel: Alien Nation” has been released paired with the latest issue of Marvel Comics’ THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL. The “Captain Marvel: Alien Nation” videos educate new and old fans about Stohl’s THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL series through commentary, motion graphics, as well as an energetic score from some of the world’s biggest musical acts.

 

Narrated by writer, Margaret Stohl, accompanied with some of the world’s biggest musical acts, “Captain Marvel: Alien Nation” will introduce fans to the history of Carol Danvers and spotlight why she is the hero to watch moving forward.

 

THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #4 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.

I! AM! GROOT! Your First Look at The New Series!
I Am Groot #1 – In Stores May 24th!
New York, NY—April 28th, 2016 — Big things come in small packages this May as the heart and soul of the Guardians of the Galaxy goes solo in his own series – smaller and better than ever! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside I AM GROOT #1 – the new comic series sprouting up on May 24th! Writer Christopher Hastings (The Unbelievable Gwenpool) teams with artist Flaviano (Power Man and Iron Fist) to bring you an all-new adventure of Groot branching out on his own! Spinning out of the events of the highly anticipated All-New Guardians of the Galaxy series, Groot doesn’t seem to be growing back to full size! And being small is about to be a big problem when Groot gets separated billions of light-years away from the rest of the team! Falling to a planet below, Groot discovers he is on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creature and societies. Underdeveloped with nobody who can understand him, Groot will embark on a journey across the universe to find his family. But first he needs to get off this planet! Easier said than done! Be there on May 24th when I AM GROOT #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices everywhere!

 

I AM GROOT #1 (MAR170951)
Written by CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS
Art by FLAVIANO
Cover by MARCO D’ALFONSO

Variant Covers by JAY FOSGITT (MAR170952) & GREG SMALLWOOD (MAR170953)

And SKOTTIE YOUNG (MAR170956)

Hip-Hop Variant by THEOTIS JONES (MAR170954)

Night Night Groot Variant Also Available (MAR170957)

FOC – 05/01/17, On-Sale – 05/24/17

Eddie Brock is Back – Your First Look At The Oversized VENOM #150!
Oversized Anniversary Spectacular!
New York, NY—April 26th, 2017 — Reunited, and it feels so good! Or, is it bad? Either way you swing it, Eddie Brock is back, and he’s bonding with the symbiote once more in May’s can’t-miss VENOM #150 – the oversized anniversary issue! Series writer Mike Costa is joined by superstar guest artist Tradd Moore for an extended main story featuring Eddie’s return to the pages of Venom. Bonded together again, Eddie and the symbiote are web-slinging their way across New York City. But, is their relationship as harmonious as it once was? Or is their bond more sinister than ever?

 

But that’s not all! In addition to a brutal main feature from Costa & Moore, VENOM #150 features the return of iconic past Venom creators! First up, because you asked for it – secrets will be revealed! How did Flash Thompson come to lose the symbiote before it found its way to former Army Ranger Lee Price? The Venom: Space Knight creative team of Robbie Thompson and Gerardo Sandoval have the answers! Then, it’s back to the mean streets of San Francisco as fan-favorite creators David Michelinie and Ron Lim present a tale set between the pages of their iconic Venom: Lethal Protectorseries!

 

This May, it’s good to be bad. Be there as a parade of Venom creators past and present take everyone’s favorite symbiote into the future! Don’t missVENOM #150 – available May 24th digitally and wherever comics are sold!

 

VENOM #150 (MAR171008)

Written by MIKE COSTA, ROBBIE THOMPSON & DAVID MICHELINIE
Art by TRADD MOORE, GERARDO SANDOVAL & RON LIM

Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL

Remastered Variant by MARK BAGLEY (MAR171013)

Variant Covers by CLAYTON CRAIN (MAR171009), GABRIELE DELL’OTTO (MAR171015),

ADAM KUBERT (MAR171011), JAMES STOKOE (MAR171011) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (MAR171010)

Remastered Sketch Variant by MARK BAGLEY Also Available (MAR171014)

FOC – 05/01/17, On-Sale – 05/24/17

MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN Invites you to bring your own

Unique Style to the Marvel Universe

 

Marvel Entertainment and Pixite launch exciting new coloring app featuring your favorite Marvel Super Heroes

 

 

New York, NY – April 27, 2017 – Pixite LLC, creators of award-winning entertainment apps, announced today the launch of its newest and most anticipated coloring book app, MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN powered by Pigment. Full of action-packed designs and exclusive Laser and Halftone coloring tools, MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN is a free to download app that lets users become part of the creative process and allows them to bring their own artistic choices to the Marvel Universe.

 

MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN offers 200 incredible coloring pages from Guardians of the Galaxy, Civil War, Doctor Strange, Age of Ultron, Women of Power, Young Marvel, and more. Each week, the amazing collection keeps growing as more pages are added to it. Satisfying fans of all ages, each design is hand-picked and fully vectorized, allowing the stellar line work to remain silky smooth without any pixilation even when users are fully zoomed into the pages.

 

Experience the Marvel Universe like never before with MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN

 

“Color adds a vital layer to the comic book page that brings everything to three-dimensional life,” says Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor in Chief. “MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN, quite literally, allows users to take control of how they want their favorite Super Heroes to appear and grants fans of all ages the ability to bring their own personal style to the Marvel Universe.”

 

For artists on the go, MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN provides five free stunning fill effects ranging from the standard fill to the ultra-realistic metallic and graphite effects. For artists who want the full-blown coloring experience, MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN provides five free exhilarating brushes ranging from the all-purpose marker and airbrush to the specialized laser and halftone brushes, exclusive to MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN. There is no limit to the creativity that users can unleash with these extraordinary coloring tools.

 

The Ultimate Access subscription, available as an in-app purchase, takes MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN to the next level by unlocking all of the premium pages, along with additional fill effects, brushes, and color palettes. Ultimate Access also removes the watermark on saved images and allows saving in high-resolution, which is fantastic for printing the finished masterpiece.

 

“Because coloring was such a big part of my childhood, I find myself as an adult sneaking away from my desk to color my own version of Groot or Iron Man,” says Pixite co-founder, Eugene Kaneko. “Being able to color all my favorite Marvel Super Heroes anywhere using my phone or tablet is, in one word, awesome!”

 

MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN will be available globally as a free download with in-app subscription on the App Store.

 

 

Features (some may require in-app purchase)

  • More than 200 exciting coloring pages from Guardians of the Galaxy, Civil War, Doctor Strange, Age of Ultron, Women of Power, Young Marvel, and more!
  • New exciting pages added every week
  • Tap to fill, brush with your finger, or use a stylus
  • Full pressure and tilt support for Apple Pencil with iPad Pro
  • Realistic coloring with 12 stunning brushes like oil and splatter brushes
  • Exclusive brushes like halftone and laser brushes designed specifically for comic book artwork
  • Adjust thickness and opacity of each brush
  • 8 amazing fill effects including metallic and serpentine
  • 37 striking color palettes to choose from
  • Innovative shade control to find the perfect color for your design
  • Save, print, or share your artwork on social media
  • Ultimate Access subscription unlocks all premium content and features

 

 

Device Requirements

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPhone touch
  • Requires iOS 9.3 or later

 

 

Pricing and Availability

MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN is a free download with in-app subscription. MARVEL: COLOR YOUR OWN is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category as a universal app.

 

 

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