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Torn Between Love and Duty in Joss Whedon’s FIREFLY #15

Discover Year Two of the New Adventures of the Biggest Damn Heroes in the ‘Verse in March 2020 BOOM! Studios, in collaboration with 20th Century Fox today unveiled a first look at FIREFLY #15 from New York Times best-selling writer Greg Pak (Ronin Island), artist Lalit Kumar Sharma (Daredevil), colorist Francesco Segala (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and letterer Jim Campbell (Coda), along with series creator & story consultant Joss Whedon (the visionary writer/director behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers and more) continue the iconic worldwide pop culture phenomenon’s sold-out return to comic books. Available in stores March 2020.
A Browncoat at heart, Sheriff Mal Reynolds does have to admit that there might be one single perk to a government job: actually having the time to court Inara Serra, now that he doesn't have to worry about things like dodging the government. But something's fishy with the Blue Sun executives who have taken up residence in Mal…

A NEW MARVEL SUPER HERO TAKES FLIGHT IN THE AERO TRAILER!

Take flight with Marvel’s latest breakout super hero! Having already garnered millions of readers when her series initially launched in China, Aero made her English-language debut last year in her very own solo series. Now’s your chance to get in on the action with the AERO VOL. 1: BEFORE THE STORM TPB, collecting the first six issues of her hit series.

Readers will be introduced to Lei Ling, a Shanghai-based architect juggling her career, her boyfriend, and her life as the wind manipulating hero known as Aero! Aero’s action-packed premiere finds the brand-new hero confronting the mysterious Madame Huang, unlocking the mystery of the Jade Monolith, and facing off against an army of Crystal Warriors. Aero’s adventures, brought to you to by Chinese creators, writer Zhou Liefen and artist Keng, are connected to the beloved Marvel Universe while also possessing unique elements of Chinese history. This combination of Marvel storytelling and Chinese culture has made Aero a hit with readers…

The Sixth Doctor meets the Ice Warriors in Doctor Who: Cry of the Vultriss

En route to Bletchley Park, 1944, the Doctor inadvertently gatecrashes an alien Parliament, and interrupts a queen who is awaiting some very special, and very heavily armed, guests.

Colin Baker stars as the Doctor in his sixth incarnation, and this tense new story also features travelling companions, Mrs Constance Clarke (played by Miranda Raison) and Phillipa ‘Flip’ Jackson (played by Lisa Greenwood).

All three will come face to face with a delegation of Ice Warriors, the villainous reptilian monsters from Mars. But are they enemies or allies of the Vultriss queen?

Doctor Who: Cry of the Vultriss is now available to pre-order to own as a collector’s edition CD or digital download from just £12.99 at www.bigfinish.com

Violently ejected from the Space-Time Vortex, the TARDIS crash lands on the remote planet of Cygia-Rema, a mountainous world ruled by the bird-like Vultriss. Their newly crowned Queen Skye is expecting first contact with alien ambassadors – Ice Warriors – and the sudde…

GET A VENOM BLAST OF ACTION IN THE SPIDER-WOMAN #1 TRAILER!

Explosions, punching, shocking revelations, and even more explosions await Jessica Drew on her latest adventure! Get your first taste of the action in the Spider-Woman #1 trailer featuring writer Karla Pacheco, Executive Editor Nick Lowe, and Editor Jake Thomas!

Since her debut in 1977, Spider-Woman has played the role of super hero, secret agent, and private investigator, but no matter the mission, Spider-Woman fans have always been treated to electrifying action and high-stakes thrills. This new series from Karla Pacheco and superstar artist Pere Pérez promises all that and more. With a new costume designed by artist Dave Johnson, Jessica Drew is ready to give readers the Spider-Woman series they’ve been waiting for as she goes up against a new foe: the mysterious and deadly Octavia Vermis!

“Jess is interfering with her business. You don’t want to get in the way of Octavia’s business,” Pacheco says. “We’re taking [Jessica] in a completely new direction but still trying to stay true…

DISCOVER THE ORIGIN OF MARVEL'S NEWEST SUPER HERO IN THE SWORD MASTER TRAILER!

After tearing through fire goblins in last year’s War of the Realms, Sword Master went on to star in his own hit series that has taken the comic book world by storm! Now’s your chance to discover the mysterious origins of one of Marvel’s newest super heroes in the SWORD MASTER VOL. 1: WAR OF THE ANCIENTS TPB.

Brought you to by Chinese creators, writer Shuizhu and artist Gunji, Sword Master’s quest to find his missing archeologist father while exploring the secret behind his powerful mystical sword blends treasured aspects of Chinese culture with the beloved storytelling Marvel is known for. SWORD MASTER’s debut series has garnered millions of readers, becoming a mega hit with Marvel fans across the globe. See what all the buzz is about in the action-packed trailer featuring Editor Mark Paniccia and Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski.

“Fans of classic Marvel super heroes will like SWORD MASTER because there’s lots of cool action, a charming cast of characters, and the classic theme of with…

PREPARE FOR NON-STOP THRILLS WITH NON-STOP SPIDER-MAN!

Just announced at ComicsPRO in Portland, Oregon, everyone’s favorite web head will be starring in a new ongoing series this June from two of the comic book industry’s greatest creators! Writer Joe Kelly and artist Chris Bachalo are teaming up to give readers the most web-slinging action that can possibly be contained in a comic book!

“[Editor] Nick Lowe has a superpower. He picks up the phone, calls me and says the exact combination of words that make me want to drop everything and dive head first into the Marvel Universe. Last time it was Spider-Man, Deadpool, Ed McGuinness. No brainer, YES,” recounts Kelly. “This time it was Spider-Man, Non-Stop, Chris Bachalo. Again, YES... but ‘Non-Stop?’”

NON-STOP SPIDER-MAN will combine the pulse-pounding action Spidey is known for with even MORE pulse-pounding action! Prepare for the comic book ride of your life featuring Spidey’s best villains and his most amazing feats!

“Non-Stop Spider-Man is, for me, the best of what Marvel comics can be: …

Your First Look at ALIENATED #2 From BOOM! Studios

“Brilliant concept, gorgeous art, and one of my favorite writers? ALIENATED is an easy add to my pull list.”—Brian K. Vaughan  BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at ALIENATED #2, the latest issue of a new original series from acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier (John Constantine: Hellblazer, Coda), artist Chris Wildgoose (Batgirl, Batman: Nightwalker), colorist André May, and letterer Jim Campbell, a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it, available in March 2020.

After outcast teens Samuel, Samantha, and Samir find an adorable but dangerous alien creature in the woods and name him Chip, they bond over their shared secret. But as the pressures of hiding an actual alien mount, they each begin to fantasize about how to use Chip’s strange powers to improve the world—starting with their current lives.

You can view the trailer here: ALIENATED Trailer

ALIENATED #2 features a main cover illustrated by series art…

MARVEL HEROES EMBRACE THEIR DARK SIDE IN NEW VARIANT COVERS!

Sometimes it’s good to be bad! For the month of May, your favorite Marvel characters are showing off their sinister sides in deliciously evil variant covers. From Spider-Man to Captain America, see Marvel’s most popular heroes reimagined in twisted ways and keep your eye out for more Dark Marvel Variant Cover reveals coming your way!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #45 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by DOALY
BLACK WIDOW #2 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by OLIVIER VATINE
CAPTAIN AMERICA #22 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by PATCH ZIRCHER with colors by MORRY HOLLOWELL
DOCTOR DOOM #8 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by RYAN BROWN
DEADPOOL #7 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by TONY DANIEL with colors by DAVID CURIEL
DR. STRANGE #6 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by DAVE JOHNSON
POWER PACK #2 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by GURIHIRU
X-FACTOR #2 DARK MARVEL VARIANT by DAVID NAKAYAMA










IT'S ALIEN PLANTS VS MUTANT ZOMBIES IN EMPYRE: X-MEN!

It’s going to be a battle so monumental that it’ll take the entire writing crew of the X-Men to depict it! The intergalactic visitors coming to Earth in Marvel’s 2020 event will be arriving just in time to face off against an army of mutant undead this May in EMPYRE: X-MEN. Don’t miss the X-Men’s strange return to Genosha in this unpredictable series written by all your favorite current X-Men writers. It all begins in EMPYRE: X-MEN #1 written by Head of X Jonathan Hickman and writer of Excalibur, Tini Howard, and continues in EMPYRE: X-MEN #2 written by Gerry Duggan (Marauders), Benjamin Percy (X-Force, Wolverine), and Leah Williams, writer of the highly anticipated series, X-Factor.

EMPYRE: X-MEN 1 (of 4)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN & TINI HOWARD

Art by MATTEO BUFFAGNI

Cover by MIKE MCKONE



EMPYRE: X-MEN 2 (of 4)

Written by GERRY DUGGAN, BENJAMIN PERCY, & LEAH WILLIAMS

Art by LUCAS WERNECK

MARVELS SNAPSHOTS CONTINUES THIS MAY WITH NEW CREATIVE TEAMS AND NEW ADVENTURES!

Starting next month and continuing through June, MARVELS SNAPSHOTS will be a bi-monthly series consisting of eight standalone issues offering unusual viewpoints on some of your favorite Marvel heroes. Curated by industry legend Kurt Busiek with iconic painted covers by Alex Ross, this milestone series will feature new creative teams for each giant-sized story handpicked by Busiek himself! In May 2020, this unforgettable tour through Marvel history will showcase tales focusing on the Avengers and Spider-Man.

First up will be an Avengers story like none other by superstar writer Barbara Randall Kesel (Hawk & Dove, Ultragirl) and acclaimed artist Staz Johnson (New X-Men, Robin). Set during the influential David Michelinie, John Byrne, and George Perez era of AVENGERS, MARVELS SNAPSHOTS: AVENGERS will depict a romance that could only happen in the Marvel Universe when a rookie cop and new-to-the-city emergency medical technician meet amidst a devastating battle between Earth’s Mighti…

CELEBRATE THE LATEST ADDITION TO THE SPIDER-MAN FAMILY WITH THE BABY MORALES COVER!

Baby Billie Mariana Morales finds out just what it means to have Spider-Man as a big brother in Rahzzah’s adorable MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #18 cover! The newborn sister of Miles Morales was introduced back in December by writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Javier Garrón and we’re just getting started welcoming her to the Marvel Universe.

See Baby Billie web-slinging through Brooklyn with her big bro by picking up the BABY MORALES VARIANT COVER this May!

EMPIRES UNITE IN PATRICK GLEASON'S LORDS OF EMPYRE: EMPEROR HULKLING COVER!

For as long as the universe can remember, the Kree and Skrull empires been locked in what seemed like a never-ending war, but now, a former Young Avenger has done the impossible. Abandoning Earth, his fellow heroes, and the love of his life, Hulkling has united both intergalactic empires under his rule and now heads to Earth with one of the largest armadas the cosmos has ever seen. What happens next will be chronicled in Marvel’s biggest event of 2020, EMPYRE, as well as the essential one-shot, LORDS OF EMPYRE: EMPEROR HULKING. Written by Chip Zdarsky and Anthony Oliveira with art by Manuel Garcia, LORDS OF EMPYRE: EMPEROR HULKLING will show readers what led Hulkling on his bold new path and shed light on his mysterious plans…

“Hulkling is one of the coolest characters in modern comics - he's the great scion of two galaxies-spanning empires, yet somehow one of its most sweetest, kindest, and down-to-earth heroes,” said Oliveira. “This story is about really delving into that sense o…

Sheriff Mal VS Murder in Joss Whedon’s FIREFLY #14 From BOOM! Studios

Discover Year Two of the New Adventures of the Biggest Damn Heroes in the ‘Verse in February 2020  BOOM! Studios, in collaboration with 20th Century Fox today unveiled a first look at FIREFLY #14 from New York Times best-selling writer Greg Pak (Ronin Island), artist Lalit Kumar Sharma (Daredevil), colorist Francesco Segala (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and letterer Jim Campbell (Coda), along with series creator & story consultant Joss Whedon (the visionary writer/director behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers and more) continue the iconic worldwide pop culture phenomenon’s sold-out return to comic books. Available in stores February 2020.

Mal matches wits with a serial killer! The newly minted Sheriff Mal (don’t call him that, though) and Boss Moon are given their first big case as local law enforcement—to hunt down and arrest a serial killer haunting their new town! As Mal and Moon dig deeper into the mystery behind the suspicious murders, a surprising new ben…

ITS AN BRUTAL SHOWDOWN BETWEEN FRIENDS IN OLIVIER COIPEL'S THOR #4 COVER!

Writer Donny Cates and artist Nic Klein’s critically acclaimed run on THOR continues next month as the crushing weight of Thor’s new responsibilities as King of Asgard AND Herald of Galactus lead to him facing off against one of his most trusted allies, Sif. Get your first look at this intense brawl in Olivier Coipel’s cover below as well as brand-new interior pages from Nic Klein and Matt Wilson. Plus, in this issue readers will finally meet the terrifying cosmic threat that has caused Thor to embark on his latest legendary quest… That’s right, the universe-destroying Black Winter has arrived!

Don’t miss a single issue of the Thor story that will be told in the pubs of Asgard for millennia to come. THOR #3 hits stands tomorrow and THOR #4 goes on sale March 11th!

THOR #4 (JAN200930)

Written by DONNY CATES

Art by NIC KLEIN

Colors by MATT WILSON

Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL with colors by LAURA MARTIN




MARVEL’S THE PULL LIST UNVEILS EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS FOR UPCOMING MARVEL COMICS IN MAY

In a heated interview, co-host Tucker Markus gave Ryan “Agent M” Penagos the latest news on Marvel’s 2020 saga, EMPYRE! In addition to the cover of EMPYRE #3, Tucker spilled details on exciting new tie-in books including the mysterious new Stormranger’s first solo quest in EMPYRE: STORMRANGER, the cataclysmic battle in EMPYRE: INVASION OF WAKANDA, and the unlikely team up in EMPYRE: SAVAGE AVENGERS. And for one Avenger, the events of EMPYRE will herald a major change… Get your first look at Captain Marvel’s new role as the Supreme Accuser in CAPTAIN MARVEL #18!

For more information, check out this special episode of Marvel’s PULL LIST at https://marvel.com/maycomics. Tune in to Marvel’s Pull List each week for more exclusive news and reveals!




EMPYRE #3 (of 6)

Written by AL EWING & DAN SLOTT

Art by VALERIO SCHITI

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

The tag-team action comes home! Wakanda is the battleground – as the Avengers and the FF unite to prevent a Vibranium-powered threat to all life as we…

Your First Look at the Adventures of SPACE BEAR From Ethan Young and BOOM! Studios

Discover an All-New Science Fiction Adventure for Future Space Explorers Everywhere  in June 2020 BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at the new original graphic novel SPACE BEAR by award-winning cartoonist Ethan Young (Nanjing: The Burning City), presenting a timely, silent sci-fi story about discovering the unknown and empathy for everyone we encounter because every friendship begins with an act of kindness, available in June 2020.

Pilgrim Finch is an adventurous astronaut bear who explores the cosmos with a mission to bring samples of life back to his home planet. But when he crash lands on a new planet full of surprises and danger around every corner, Pilgrim will be forced to question his orders and learn that there’s only one mission that matters—compassion for all living creatures, no matter the stakes!

SPACE BEAR is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, home to comics for middle grade and younger readers including licensed series such as Ad…

THE MARVELS BY KURT BUSIEK COMING THIS MAY!

“Anyone. Anywhere. Anytime.” That’s how acclaimed writer Kurt Busiek describes his new ongoing series, THE MARVELS. Alongside artists Yildiray Cinar and Alex Ross, MARVELS will be the most sprawling series ever to hit the Marvel Universe where any characters can show up for adventures that can and will take them anywhere! With the entire Marvel Universe at its disposal, this expansive series will feature everyone from the Marvel Universe’s first heroes to its latest superstars.

“The whole idea of THE MARVELS is to be able to use the whole Marvel Universe — not just all the characters in it, but all the history of it. The sweeping scope of the whole thing,” Busiek said in an interview with marvel.com. “Big stuff can happen in the Marvel Universe, but we usually see it confined largely to the Avengers in AVENGERS, to the FF in FANTASTIC FOUR, and so on. THE MARVELS is intended as a freewheeling book that can go anywhere, do anything, use anyone. It’s a smorgasbord of Marvel heroes and hi…