After a holiday, it’s nice to see some news for what’s ahead, and especially for comics! This week’s roundup has announcements for Uncanny X-Men and Mockingbird series. Mockingbird is also a beloved character on the TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Also here is a new YouTube series Marvel has launched called Marvel 101. And, don’t forget about a special sale for Marvel Unlimited! The subscription service is like Netflix for Marvel Comics. It’s great!
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New York, NY— November 24th, 2015 —Marvel Unlimited is celebrating “cyber week” by inviting Marvel fans to experience over 75 years of Marvel Comics through Marvel Unlimited! For less than $5 a month for a Marvel Unlimited yearly subscription, new subscribers will be able to experience the greatest present of all – access to over 17,000 digital Marvel comics!*
Unlock the Marvel Universe through Marvel Unlimited by using the Promo Code TREAT at Marvel Unlimited checkout and prepare yourself for some of the greatest Marvel Comics featuring The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man and many more! This amazing gift 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, characters or creators.
Want to learn about Marvel’s Civil War? Marvel Unlimited will show you the entire series and offer you a step-by-step suggested reading order. Curious about who Jessica Jones is? Marvel Unlimited is here to provide you with her most heroic Marvel moments. Love Sara Pichelli’s artistic style? Marvel Unlimited can now show you some of her most acclaimed work all in one place.
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 this holiday season and enjoy the gift of the Marvel Universe for the entire year!
Bobbi Morse Flies Solo This March in MOCKINGBIRD #1!
New Ongoing Series Launching Next Year!
New York, NY—November 23rd, 2015 – Because you demanded it! That’s right, spinning out of her smash-hit, sold out S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary Special comes her very first ongoing series! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce MOCKINGBIRD #1 – the new series from New York Times best-selling author Chelsea Cain and Marvel newcomer Kate Niemczyk!
Bobbi Morse. Codename: Mockingbird. Former Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D.’s most versatile, deadly, and in-demand agent. But a string of missions gone wrong point to something strange going on inside S.H.I.E.L.D.’s own medical and recovery network. The more she digs, the more widespread the conspiracy becomes. Who’s behind it, and how deep does it go? More importantly – how far will Bobbi have to go in order to uncover the truth?
“Truly, the plot of the first five issues is rooted very much in Bobbi’s medial history,” says Cain, in an interview with Marvel.com. “[Nick] Fury saved her life with a dose of Super Soldier Serum and Infinity Formula and I wanted to explore the fallout from that.”
Action, espionage, twists and turns await, True Believer. Be there as Bobbi Morse brings the truth to light this March in the explosive debut of MOCKINGBIRD #1!
Written by CHELSEA CAIN
Art by KATE NIEMCZYK
Cover by JOELLE JONES
Coming March 2016!
Bigger Threats Need More Threatening X-Men in UNCANNY X-MEN #1!
New York, NY—November 24th, 2015 — Ruthless killers. Relentless villains. X-Men?! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside the highly anticipated UNCANNY X-MEN #1 – the new ongoing series from blockbuster creators Cullen Bunn and Greg Land! Eight months have passed since the end of Secret Wars, and the X-Men find themselves in a world that hates and fears them more than ever. Refusing to accept one more mutant death, Magneto has gathered together the deadliest team of mutants ever assembled for one goal – to proactively eliminate any and all threats to their species. They’re not afraid to get blood on their hands. And if you see them coming, you should run the other way. But with a team full of villains, killers and all-around baddies – can they stop from killing each other long enough to take out their enemies? Find out this January in the bombastic debut of UNCANNY X-MEN #1!
UNCANNY X-MEN #1 (OCT150769)
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art & Cover by GREG LAND
Hip-Hop Variant by GREG LAND (OCT150770)
Variant Cover by KEN LASHLEY (OCT150771)
FOC – 12/07/15, On-Sale – 01/06/15
New video series gives fans an exciting short-form educational tour of the Marvel Universe
New York, NY—November 23, 2015— Please take your seats. Class is now in session. Since its inception, Marvel Comics has been defined by hard-hitting action, engrossing story lines and an ever expanding library of some of the most heroic and complex characters of all time! Beginning today, Marvel is excited to present an all-new video series devoted to giving fans an educational deep dive into some of the most iconic Marvel Super Heroes, you may, or may not be, familiar with. Start taking notes – this is MARVEL 101.
Starting November 23rd, with new episodes made available every Tuesday on Marvel.com and on Marvel’s YouTube page, fans will be introduced to a one minute episode that offers fans a background crash course on a selected Marvel character, storyline, weapon, location and more. It’s your cram session for the Marvel Universe available in a quickly digestible short-form video.
With such a vast catalog of MARVEL 101 content already scheduled for release on a weekly basis, on November 23rd fans will be able to watch the first 20 videos devoted to the following list of Marvel heroes:
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- Black Panther
- Black Widow
- Captain America – Steve Rogers
- Captain America – Sam Wilson
- Captain Marvel
- Doctor Strange
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Iron Man
- Jessica Jones
- Luke Cage
- Ms. Marvel
- Scarlet Witch
Every Tuesday thereafter, MARVEL 101 will further explore the history of some of Marvel’s greatest heroes such as Thor (Jane Foster), Hawkeye, Punisher, Winter Soldier, War Machine, Wasp, Quicksilver, Angela, Venom, and much more!
With MARVEL 101 this is your chance to quickly explore some of the most popular characters of all time, or to simply take a refresher course on some of the most incredible entries within the Marvel library. Be sure to take notes – there may be a pop quiz.