Marvel Comics News Digest 5/1 – 5/5/17 Featuring Cable and Secret Empire

marvel comics cableLocked and loaded! CABLE Breaks Out the Big Guns – Your First Look at the New Series!
CABLE #1 – In Stores May 31st!
New York, NY—May 5, 2017 — With all of time hanging in the balance, there’s only one man with the skills to save it. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside CABLE #1, which starts off with a bang on May 31st! Eisner Award-winning writer James Robinson (Nick Fury) teams with blockbuster artist Carlos Pacheco (Occupy Avengers, Captain America) to bring readers an action-packed series that spans history! When Cable picks up the trail of a threat in the timestream, he sets off on a high-speed chase through time to save reality as we know it. From prehistory to modern day—whether it’s a six-gun duel at high noon or a high-tech sword fight in an ancient land—Cable is the only man who can keep history from unraveling!  Be there on May 31st when CABLE #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices everywhere!

 

CABLE #1 (MAR170977)
Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by CARLOS PACHECO
Cover by DALE KEOWN

Hip-Hop Variant by Mike Choi (MAR170983)

Action Figure Variant by John Tyler Christopher (MAR170982)

Corner Box Variant by Leonard Kirk (MAR170981)

Variant cover by Andy Kubert (MAR170978)

Variant cover by Bill Martin (MAR170979)

Variant cover by Whilce Portacio (MAR170980)

FOC – 05/08/17, On-Sale – 05/31/17

The Marvel Universe Continues its Fight Against the Grasp of Hydra with

SECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING #1 – Your 1st Look!

 

A crucial SECRET EMPIRE chapter that bridges issues #3 and #4 of the Marvel Comics event!

 

 

New York, NY—May 5, 2017—Hydra has taken over! The Black Widow has a dangerous plan to take them down, and it may require the heroes of the Marvel Universe to cross a line they never thought they would! Helmed by Derek Landy, writer of the blockbuster, award-winning Skulduggery Pleasant series, with art by Joshua Cassara (New Avengers) it’s time for Natasha Romanoff to unite the next generation of Marvel heroes against the oncoming forces of Hydra with SECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING.

 

“One of the overriding themes in SECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING is for the heroes not to make the same old mistakes all over again,” said Landy. “The Champions, for instance, are looking for non-violent ways to stop violent opponents, and that ethos spills over into Uprising. How do a bunch of super-powered kids, brimming with optimism, factor in the Black Widow’s dark agenda when confronted with Captain America’s role in the Hydra takeover of America? What are they willing to do? How far are they willing to go?”

 

An integral installment in the Secret Empire saga, SECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING enlists the younger heroes of the Marvel Universe – Miles Morales, a.k.a. Spider-Man, Ironheart, Wasp, Amadeus Cho, Falcon, and Viv Vision for a dark-ops mission no one – not even the heroes themselves –are prepared for.

 

“Bridging Secret Empire #3 and #4, ‘Uprising’ is an absolute can’t-miss issue that illuminates a path for the heroes of the Marvel Universe to stand up and resist the forces of Hydra,” said Marvel SVP & Executive Editor, Tom Brevoort. “But what is the price for freedom and are the younger heroes willing to pay?”

 

Can Black Widow forge these champions into a new elite strike team against Hydra’s forces? Or will her time run out and send the younger heroes into the fight unprepared for what’s to come?  Be here this May when the age of innocence ends and the next generation is forced to take a stand inSECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING from Derek Landy, Joshua Cassara, and Marvel Comics.
SECRET EMPIRE: UPRISING #1

Written by DEREK LANDY

Penciled by JOSHUA CASSARA

Cover by MEGHAN HETRICK

Variant by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

 

FOC – 05/08/17, On-Sale – 05/31/17

Swing Into Action With Specially Priced TRUE BELIEVERS: SPIDER-MAN Comics!

Six $1 Comics Starring Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man! Available on 6/28 & 7/5!

 

New York, NY—May 4, 2017 —With great power, comes great responsibility. And with a buck, comes some of the greatest Spidey stories ever told! This summer, take a spin through your friendly neighborhood with a line of Spider-Man themed TRUE BELIEVERS comics! Celebrate the legacy of everyone’s favorite wallcrawling, webslinging wonder with specially priced introductory issues, available only at your local comic shops!

 

Reproducing some of the most iconic Spider-Man stories of all time at the suggested retail price of $1, TRUE BELIEVERS are the perfect way for readers new and old to get caught up in Peter Parker’s web!

 

This July – your window into Spider-Man costs only a buck! Whether it’s your first time reading these memorable tales or your hundredth – you won’t want to miss one moment of the webslinging action! Be there this July when these exciting TRUE BELIEVERS issues come to comic shops on6/28 and 7/5!

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (MAR178045)

Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1

FOC – 06/05/17, On-Sale – 06/28/17

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: MILES MORALES, SPIDER-MAN #1 (MAR178046)

Reprinting Spider-Man (2016) #1

FOC – 06/05/17, On-Sale – 06/28/17

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1 (MAR178047)
Reprinting Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #1

FOC – 06/05/17, On-Sale – 06/28/17

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: SPIDER-MAN #1 (MAR178050)
Reprinting Spider-Man (1990) #1

FOC – 06/12/17, On-Sale – 07/05/17

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: AMAZING FANTASY STARRING SPIDER-MAN #1 (MAR178048)
Reprinting Material From Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15 and Spidey (2015) #6

FOC – 06/12/17, On-Sale – 07/05/17

 

TRUE BELIEVERS: SPIDER-MAN – BRAND NEW DAY #1 (MAR178049)

Reprinting Material From Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #546

FOC – 06/12/17, On-Sale – 07/05/17

MARVEL UNLIMITED EXPANDS THIS MAY

Digital Subscription library continues to grow with latest updates

 

New York, NY—May 1, 2017—Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, offers members unlimited access to over 20,000 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 May:

Week of 5/1

 

A YEAR OF MARVELS: OCTOBER INFINITE COMIC #1

It’s Halloween in the Marvel U! What does that mean for KATE BISHOP, A.K.A. HAWKEYE? Well, I can’t tell you here but I CAN guarantee it involves a haunted house, some witty one-liners, and a bad guy shot full of arrows…

 

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #10 FINAL ISSUE!

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #15 FINAL ISSUE!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #6

CIVIL WAR II #6

DEADPOOL #21

 

DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #1

An ancient evil threatens to unravel the fabric of reality, and one Sorcerer Supreme may not be enough. Doctor Strange must unite past, present and future Sorcerers Supremes to stem the coming darkness – Merlin, the Ancient One, Wiccan, and more! But Strange should watch his back, not all of these Sorcerers have his best interests in mind…

 

DOCTOR STRANGE: MYSTIC APPRENTICE #1

BEFORE HE WAS THE SORCERER SUPREME…STRANGE MASTERED THE MYSTIC ARTS! A master of delicate surgery, DR. STEPHEN STRANGE had no equal…until a freak accident shattered his hands! Now a student of the MYSTIC ARTS, Strange must find a way to master his magical assignment…or throw in his cape and robes for good! Don’t miss this all-new story, as Strange finds that the road to Sorcerer Supreme can be a real pain in the…astral form!

 

EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #15

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #13

GUIDE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE AGENTS CARTER SEASON ONE

MARVEL TSUM TSUM #3

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VS. THE SINISTER SIX #4

MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #12

  1. MARVEL #12

NEW AVENGERS #17

NIGHTHAWK #6 FINAL ISSUE!

 

PROWLER #1

“CLONE CONSPIRACY” TIE-IN! Even a super hero’s life can get boring. Double-check your gear. Patrol the city. Save the innocent. Report back to your boss, The Jackal. Wait, what? Why is Prowler working for The Jackal? What does the resurrected Madame Web have to do with him? And what has Prowler already done that may have compromised him?!

 

SILVER SURFER #7

SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #10

STAR WARS #24

STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #7

 

THE PUNISHER ANNUAL #1

OUR TREAT: FRANK’S UP TO HIS OLD TRICKS! There are ghouls everywhere on Halloween night, but real monsters don’t wear costumes! The Punisher is searching for a killer, but he’s also being watched…Let’s hope Frank’s quarry doesn’t put costumed civvies in the line of fire!

 

THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #11

ULTIMATES #12 FINAL ISSUE!

VENOM: SPACE KNIGHT #13 FINAL ISSUE!

VISION #12 FINAL ISSUE!

 

Week of 5/8

 

AVENGERS #1

The time has come! Their ranks shattered by Civil War, their spirits weighted down by a toll both personal and spiritual, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes must find the resolve to stand united one final time against their greatest foe! Captain America! Thor! The Vision! The Wasp! Spider-Man! Hercules! When the dust settles, not a one of these valiant heroes will make it to the final page alive! This is KANG WAR ONE!

 

CHAMPIONS #2

DEADPOOL & THE MERCS FOR MONEY #5

DEATH OF X #3

 

DOCTOR STRANGE/PUNISHER: MAGIC BULLETS INFINITE COMIC #1
The team-up to end all team-ups is here, as two of the most different Marvel characters worlds’ collide! What new mafia threat is so great that the Punisher needs Doctor Strange’s help? Find out as the Sorcerer Supreme teams with the One Man War on Crime!

 

FOOLKILLER #1

Greg Salinger was just your typical merc for hire – FOOLKILLER – killing those that he deemed to be “foolish.” And for money. But that life is behind him now. Today, he’s a psychiatrist, trying to help others. But now S.H.I.E.L.D. wants him to try to rehabilitate super villains. The catch? If these “patients” don’t make enough progress, they’re dead!

 

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS: ULTRON REVOLUTION #5

MOON KNIGHT #8

 

OCCUPY AVENGERS #1

Super heroes – they’re a privileged class. Doing what they want, when they want and suffering no consequences. They have no regard for the ordinary people who are left behind to suffer in their wake. Who will stand up for the little guy? There is a man. If you can find him, and if he believes in your story, he and his friends will put things right. Some call them outlaws, rebels, Robin Hoods. To others, they are heroes. No powers to speak of – just skills, smarts and a burning drive to do the right thing. His name is Hawkeye. Occupy Avengers: It’s time to “Take Back Justice”!

 

SCARLET WITCH #12

SPIDER-MAN 2099 #17

SPIDER-WOMAN #13

SPIDEY #12 FINAL ISSUE!

 

THE UNWORTHY THOR #1

The Odinson’s desperate search to regain his worthiness has taken him out into the cosmos, where he’s learned of the existence of a mysterious other Mjolnir. This weapon of unimaginable power, a relic from a dead universe, is the key to Odinson’s redemption — but some of the greatest villains of the Marvel Universe are now anxious to get their hands on it as well. Can The Odinson reclaim his honor, or will the power of thunder be wielded for evil? The quest for the hammer begins here.

 

Week of 5/15

 

ALL-NEW X-MEN #15

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1

The Parker family is web-slinging and wall-crawling their way into your hearts and into comic shops later this year! Life is good for Peter Parker and Mary Jane; their daughter Annie is their pride and joy, they’re both working and (barely) making ends meet, they’re keeping the streets of New York City safe from super villains…you know, normal family stuff. Oh, did we mention MJ and Annie have Spider-Powers –– just like Peter?! Being Spider-Man just became a family affair…

 

AVENGERS #1.1

The time has come! Their ranks shattered by Civil War, their spirits weighted down by a toll both personal and spiritual, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes must find the resolve to stand united one final time against their greatest foe! Captain America! Thor! The Vision! The Wasp! Spider-Man! Hercules! When the dust settles, not a one of these valiant heroes will make it to the final page alive! This is KANG WAR ONE!

 

BLACK PANTHER: WORLD OF WAKANDA #1

Writer ROXANE GAY (Bad Feminst, Hunger) spins a Wakandan love story – its tenderness matched only by its brutality. You know them now as The Midnight Angels, but in this story they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown at all costs. And in a special backup story, acclaimed poet YONA HARVEY (Hemming the Water) explores the true origins of The People’s mysterious leader Zenzi. Black Panther thinks he knows who Zenzi is and how she got her powers, but he only knows part of the story… Illustrated by rising star AFUA RICHARDSON (Genius). What happens when your nation needs your hearts and minds, but you already gave them to each other? Illustrated by industry veteran ALITHA E. MARTINEZ (Iron Man, Black Panther).

 

CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #7

DAREDEVIL #13

DEADPOOL: BACK IN BLACK #3

GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #8

 

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1

From the violent streets of Chicago, a new armored hero rises! Clad in her very own Iron Man armor, Riri Williams is ready to show the Marvel Universe what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man’s jet boots? Where’s a genius billionaire playboy philanthropist when you need one?

 

MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #14

MOSAIC #2

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #10

SOLO #2

SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #11

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION #6 FINAL ISSUE!

STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #8

THE CLONE CONSPIRACY #2

UNCANNY AVENGERS #16

UNCANNY X-MEN #15

 

Week of 5/22

 

ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #14

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #21

BLACK PANTHER #8

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #15

CARNAGE #14

DEADPOOL #22

DOCTOR STRANGE #14

DOCTOR STRANGE/PUNISHER: MAGIC BULLETS INFINITE COMIC #2

INFAMOUS IRON MAN #2

OLD MAN LOGAN #13

PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #12

SILK #14

SLAPSTICK INFINITE COMIC #2

SPIDER-MAN #9

SQUADRON SUPREME #13

 

THANOS #1

EVIL HAS BEEN UNLEASHED ON THE UNIVERSE. Thanos, possibly the most evil individual in the Marvel Universe, is back…and he’s out for vengeance on all who would oppose him. Unfortunately for the Mad Titan, he’s also heading for an unexpected reckoning…with his family. Take an ongoing walk on the dark side of the galaxy, following the deadly trail of destruction left in the wake of…THANOS!

 

THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #14

UNCANNY INHUMANS #15

 

UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1

Caught in the crossfire between the Uncanny X-Men and the Dark Riders, Young X-Man ELIXIR was a casualty of war. But can a mutant whose power deals in life and death stay gone for long? Elixir is BACK and he’s come to take revenge…on BOTH parties! Plus: Domino stages her own strike against the deadly Terrigen Mists!

 

Week of 5/29

 

A YEAR OF MARVELS: NOVEMBER INFINITE COMIC #1

It’s time to give thanks for…THE PUNISHER?! When an op goes south, Frank Castle finds himself in a subterranean game of cat and mouse! It’s a life or death tale that’ll satisfy more than any turkey dinner!

 

ALL-NEW X-MEN ANNUAL #1

Young X-Man Idie Okonkwo has come a long way since she left her home in Nigeria to attend Xavier’s School. But has her time with the X-Men prepared her for her biggest adventure yet: DATE NIGHT?! Plus: Dani Moonstar returns!

 

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1

Don’t miss Spider-Man’s adventure in Mexico City! And Cloak and Dagger at the Parker Industries office in Shanghai! And if that weren’t enough, star of stage and screen WAYNE BRADY tries his hand at comics with the funniest Spider-Man story EVER!

 

CAGE! #2

CAPTAIN MARVEL #10 FINAL ISSUE!

CIVIL WAR II #7

DEATH OF X #4 FINAL ISSUE!

DOCTOR STRANGE AND THE SORCERERS SUPREME #2

ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM #2

HAN SOLO #5 FINAL ISSUE!

MARVEL TSUM TSUM #4 FINAL ISSUE!

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VS. THE SINISTER SIX #5

MIGHTY THOR #13

MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #13

PROWLER #2

SPIDER-GWEN #14

STAR WARS #25

 

ULTIMATES2 #1

Who – or what – is the Cosmic Jailer? What being is powerful enough to chain Eternity itself? That is the mystery Galactus must solve – before it’s too late. Ultimate problems require ultimate solutions, and Galactus will call on those who helped cure his insatiable hunger. Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Blue Marvel, Spectrum and Ms. America! Together they are the Ultimates, protectors of the Omniverse. But now they are something more – the newest heralds of Galactus, the Lifebringer!

 

VENOM #1

VENOM IS BACK AND BADDER THAN EVER! The symbiote you know and love has returned to New York City. No more “Agent of the Cosmos.” No more “Lethal Protector.” It’s time for a new Venom, and it’s great to be bad.

 

X-MEN ’92 #9

 

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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.

 

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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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