The rebirth of the Marvel Universe is here and we’ve got 8 exciting new books this week that follow directly on the heels of the stunning events of Marvel Legacy #1!! Since there are SOOOO many new books, we’ve asked our professor of Marvel, Will Harris of Comicsblend to provide his expert analysis on the new titles each week as they roll out over the next few months. Here are his picks for Wednesday, October 4th!!
IRON FIST #73
(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) Mike Perkins
Wolverine’s arch-enemy made his debut in the pages of IRON FIST. In “Sabretooth Round Two” why does Danny Rand need Victor Creed to save K’un L’un? Ed Brisson and Mike Perkins reunite the kung fu master and mutant killer.
X-MEN GOLD #13
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Mike Mayhew (CA) Ben Caldwell
“Mojo Worldwide” begins! Sentinels, Brood, Apocalypse – the X-Men’s greatest enemies and dark memories torment the teams as Mojo returns with his biggest production of killer reality shows ever. This marks the first crossover of X-Men Gold and Blue teams against a classic villain. Can Kitty and Jean’s teams save New York and themselves from Mojo’s ratings boosting plot.
(W) Mark Waid (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) Mike Allred
“Worlds Collide” in the aftermath of GENERATIONS as two teams face off. The clash between the Avengers and Champions is here but will both team survive the High Evolutionary? Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz bring fans the showdown between Marvel’s rookies vs veterans.
(W) Sina Grace (A) Robert Gill (CA) Michael Ryan
When he wasn’t an X-Man, he was a Champion. Bobby reunites Black Widow, Darkstar, Hercules, Ghost Rider and Angel – the original Champions. Sina Grace and Robert Gill bring fans “Champions Reassembled.”
JESSICA JONES #13
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Dan Mora
Jess’s greatest nightmare is back. ALIAS original team Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos and David Mack reunite for “Return of the Purple Man.”
SPIRITS OF VENGEANCE #1
(W) Victor Gischler (A) David Baldeon (CA) Ken Lashley
Ghost Rider, Blade, Satanna and Son of Satan together as cold between Heaven and Hell fires up. Victor Gischler and David Baldeon team up Marvel’s supernatural forces to stop Hell.
ALSO SHIPPING THIS WEEK
All of the books will ship with fancy lenticular covers as well as regular (flat) ones and a plethora of variants. We will have pretty much every cover available, though quantities of some will be less than others. In addition, the Marvel Value Stamps will ONLY be in the regular, non-lenticular covers so for those collecting the stamps, make sure you snag a regular cover.
Finally, don’t forget to watch our special “Comics Should Smell Good: Marvel Legacy” episode for more info on the biggest comic book event of 2017!
We still have plenty of copies of MARVEL LEGACY #1 for all those who missed it last week!