Marvel’s Next Big Thing: Captain America

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The final Marvel phonecall of the week was for Rick Remender and John Romita Jr’s Captain America relaunch. More than the other calls, this was perhaps the conversation most centred on craft and design, although we did at one point get a vivid description of Remender’s love for taking his trousers off in public. Fun […]

Marvel’s Next Big Thing: All-New X-Men

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It’s time for another Marvel conference call, this time as Brian Michael Bendis and Nick Lowe talk about All-New X-Men #1. And I was there! Read on, to hear about villains, heroes, mutants…. and how I got cut off halfway through asking a question because my house had a power cut! Also: Stuart Immonen art! […]

Marvel’s Next Big Thing: The Indestructible Hulk

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Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu are the team behind the relaunch for Marvel’s Hulk, who will NOW! be known as ‘The Indestructible Hulk’. After a conference call about Thor yesterday, today it was the turn of the Hulk creatives to take to the phones and answer questions from the greats of the comics press. […]

NYCC: Nick Spencer and Luke Ross Relaunch Secret Avengers

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You can never have too many Avengers, as today Nick Spencer, Luke Ross and Matthew Wilson were revealed as the creative team for a relaunch of ‘Secret Avengers’. The black-ops team invented by Ed Brubaker will be reinvented once more under Spencer’s pen, with a line-up which includes many ties to the Avengers movie: Nick […]

NYCC: The X-Men in Marvel NOW!

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The X-Men panel has just ended at NYCC, revealing a few bits and pieces, but mostly just going over the basic premise for each of the titles in the Marvel NOWniverse. But there are some bits and pieces! And new art from Mike Del Mundo and Stuart Immonen! Here’s a rundown:

Marvel reveal ‘Superior Spider-Man’ with Slott, Stegman, Ramos, Camuncoli, and Dark/Edginess

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Ahead of NYCC 2012, Marvel have now revealed the meaning for their final one-word teaser from a few weeks ago: “Superior” stands for Superior Spider-Man, a new series relaunching from the ashes of Dan Slott’s ominous Amazing Spider-Man #700. The book will see a darker and edgier tone to the world of Spider-Man, as artists […]

Young Avengers relaunches! Gillen! McKelvie! Loki! America?!

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Marvel have finally announced that, yes, they will be publishing a new volume of Young Avengers this January, from the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, and Matt Wilson. Revamping the team somewhat, this new volume of the title will see Kid Loki form a new team made up of Wiccan, Hulkling, Kate Bishop, […]

ADVANCE REVIEW: Uncanny Avengers #1

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Mild spoilers below for the issue, which will be released tomorrow. Uncanny Avengers carries the weight of the Marvel Universe upon it. Not just the future for the Avengers side of the company, but now also the future for the X-Men side. Teaming X-Men Rogue and Havok with Wolverine, Thor, Captain America and Scarlet Witch, […]

Marvel Announce Savage Wolverine from Frank Cho

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Wolverine has become a little too civilised recently, perhaps, with the events of AvX painting him as a happy bystander while Cyclops and Captain America do all the real morally grey actions nowadays. Hoping to rectify that in January will be writer/artist Frank Cho, who’ll be relaunching the Wolverine solo title for Marvel Now as “Savage […]