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Marvel Unlimited Expands This January

Next month kicks off the acclaimed ‘House of X’ series, establishing a new world for the X-Men! Enter a brand new decade of binge-reading! For a limited time only,  Marvel Unlimited , Marvel’s digital comics mega-library, is offering up an annual subscription for $60 a year… that’s just $5 a month!* Use code  READFOR60  at  checkout , and  gain instant access to over 25,000 issues of Marvel’s classic and newer titles, delivered digitally through your desktop web browser and the  Webby-award winning  Marvel Unlimited mobile app. With classic and newer issues added as early as six months after they’re in stores, here are some of the Marvel titles hitting Marvel Unlimited next month: Week of 1/6 AERO #1 CATCH THE WAVE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES! The breakout stars of WAR OF THE REALMS: AGENTS OF ATLAS debut in an oversized team-up book! Get ready for the English language debut of the first appearance of AERO, the high-flying Shanghaiese superheroine created for Marvel by Zhou Li

Robots Wage War for Sci-Fi Supremacy in TRANSFORMERS VS. THE TERMINATOR

Fan-Favorite Properties Cross Over in Comic Book Miniseries from IDW Publishing IDW Publishing (OTC: IDWM) has  announced the March 2020 launch of TRANSFORMERS VS. THE TERMINATOR, a four-issue monthly series in partnership with Dark Horse Comics that pits the deadly race of futuristic cyborgs against the sentient, converting robots from Cybertron. TRANSFORMERS VS. THE TERMINATOR brings together three longtime TRANSFORMERS contributors (writers David Mariotte and John Barber, and artist Alex Milne) with writer Tom Waltz (fresh off his celebrated 100-issue Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles run) for an epic crossover that revisits the concepts of alien invasion and time-traveling resistance fighters… but twists them in unexpected ways! “I still remember the visceral thrill and terror of my first viewing of THE TERMINATOR, and while I've seen it a hundred times since then, it still gets my pulse running,” says John Barber, co-writer and IDW Editor-in-Chief. “I've worked on TRANSF

MARCOS MARTIN CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF A CLASSIC CHRIS CLAREMONT X-MEN STORY IN NEW VARIANTS

In 1982, legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont changed the comic landscape forever with his iconic GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS story in MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #5, a special edition issue that told a heartbreaking yet illuminating story that explored the mutant metaphor in a way readers had never seen before. As Marvel continues to honor Chris Claremont’s 50 years of brilliant contributions to Marvel Comics, celebrate this landmark story with stunning variant covers by Eisner Award-winning Marcos Martin (DAREDEVIL, AMAZIING SPIDER-MAN)! In GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS, the X-Men join forces with their archenemy Magneto for the first time, pitting all of mutantkind against the worst humanity has to offer. Featuring the art of industry legend Brent Anderson, the story depicted a world that was all too familiar to readers and continues to inspire X-Men stories today. Look for these covers on issues of your favorite X-Men titles this March! MARAUDERS 9 GOD LOVES MAN KILLS VARIANT COVER (JAN200854)

HOT OFF OF HOUSE OF X, JONATHAN HICKMAN & MIKE HUDDLESTON LAUNCH NEW IMAGE COMICS SERIES DECORUM THIS MARCH

The bestselling, comics titan Jonathan Hickman (House of X, Powers of X, East of West) teams up with fan favorite artist Mike Huddleston (Middlewest, House of X) for an all-new, ongoing science fiction epic in Decorum. The series is set to launch this March from Image Comics. Decorum will blend the high impact, event level storytelling of Hickman’s recent re-envisioning of X-Men with the sprawling, addictive worldbuilding of the recently concluded East of West.  "We’ve been quietly working on this book for over a year and I’m having the time of my life," said Hickman. "Mike is one of those ridiculously talented artists who is both technically proficient and insanely stylistic—everyone is just going to love what he’s done here." There are many assassins in the known universe. Decorum is the story of the most well-mannered one. Huddleston added: "I told Jonathan early on that just wanted to both draw cool stuff and tell a good story, and good new

Valiant Entertainment Partners with Blowfish Studios for Multi-Platform Video Game Partnership

Award-winning comic book publisher and indie game publisher to develop premiere video games from Valiant’s expansive catalog of IP Valiant Entertainment is teaming up with Blowfish Studios to develop a slate of all-new action-packed video games featuring the popular characters from Valiant's Superhero Universe. This will mark the first multi-platform Valiant video games since Acclaim's acquisition of the company back in the '90s.  Valiant Entertainment is home to the third-largest connected universe in comics, behind Marvel and DC, with over 2,000 characters. Since DMG Entertainment's acquisition of Valiant in late 2018, the global media and entertainment company has proven its ambitious plans to grow its presence in Hollywood, making its first foray into theaters this coming February with the much-anticipated release of Sony's "Bloodshot" starring Vin Diesel. In addition the the newly announced video game partnership, Valiant has multiple projects

KURT BUSIEK ASSEMBLES AN ALL-STAR TEAM FOR FANTASTIC FOUR: MARVELS SNAPSHOT

THE LANDMARK SERIES CONTINUES WITH A FANTASTIC FOUR TALE BY EVAN DORKIN, SARAH DYER, AND BENJAMIN DEWEY! FANTASTIC FOUR: MARVELS SNAPSHOT #1 Written by EVAN DORKIN & SARAH DYER WITH KURT BUSIEK Art by BENJAMIN DEWEY Cover by ALEX ROSS Variant Cover by BENJAMIN DEWEY Last week, Marvel announced MARVELS SNAPSHOT, a new series from MARVELS co-creator Kurt Busiek that brings together incredible creative teams to tell new tales showcasing Marvel’s greatest heroes! The series debuts in March with a golden age romp by Alan Brennert and Jerry Ordway before this epic tour through the Marvel Universe continues later that month with MARVELS SNAPSHOT: FANTASTIC FOUR! This second installment will take readers into the zany silver age, turning the spotlight on the Fantastic Four’s own Human Torch in a story by comic book creators Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer. Known for books like Beasts of Burden as well as writing credits on animated series like Space Ghost: Coast to Coast and Super

CABLE #1 BRINGS A NEW DAWN FOR MUTANTKIND’S TOUGHEST SOLDIER

GERRY DUGGAN AND PHIL NOTO TAKE CABLE ON A NEW ADVENTURE THIS MARCH! Once a grizzled old war veteran from an apocalyptic future, Cable has a new lease on life as a young mutant living on the mutant paradise Krakoa, but you can’t keep a good soldier down! Ready for adventure and looking for trouble, Nathan Summers will be headlining an all-new solo series this March that will take the son of Cyclops to places he’s never gone before. Cable has always been destined for greatness, whether that be saving mutantkind, sparking rebellion, or both! But why wait? That destiny starts right here, right now! And as no stranger to taking promising young mutants under his wing, expect to see some of your favorite younger X-Men like Pixie and Armor along for the ride! This action-packed series will be a perfect storm of adventurous fun and high-stakes thrills, with monsters, space prophecies, romance, and of course, explosions! Writer Gerry Duggan, known for his incredible work on books like MAR

MARCH BELONGS TO X-O MANOWAR #1

X-O MANOWAR #1 unleashes the Valiant Universe's most powerful hero in an all-new series this March! From fan-favorite writer DENNIS “HOPELESS” HALLUM (Star Wars: Darth Vader - Dark Visions) and breakout star artist EMILIO LAISO (Marvel’s Spider-Man: Velocity), a futuristic threat arises to destroy the planet, and the ancient warrior king – Aric of Dacia, a.k.a. X-O Manowar – is the only person with the courage and power to stand against impossible odds! Can Aric evolve into the superhero the world needs today? Feast your eyes on a first-look at the stellar artwork! Art by Emilio Laiso and Ruth Redmond   Art by Emilio Laiso and Ruth Redmond  "What excites me most about the series is how much world building Valiant is letting us do," remarked Dennis. "New villains. New allies. New friends and community. We're planting Aric firmly on the ground so a big crazy comic book garden can grow up around him. There's a very human story at the heart of thi