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6 big takeaways from Marvel Comics’ September 2019 solicitations – AiPT!

6 big takeaways from Marvel Comics' September 2019 solicitations – AiPT!

It’s that point of the month when Marvel Comics followers scour all the small print which were revealed by way of the solicitations. What can we study our favourite tales once they lastly hit the cabinets in September? Most of the solicits and canopy artwork featured in these have already been revealed by Marvel’s PR agency, however that doesn’t imply there aren’t a number of nuggets of data to study from. Listed here are six massive takeaways from the newest batch of solicitations.

#1: Absolute Carnage takes over completely

I’ve already reported on the information that J.J. Abrams is taking over a miniseries together with his son (full solicit under), however in even greater information “Absolute Carnage” continues to blow us away with twists and turns. Over in Superb Spider-Man #30 we discover out Eddie Brock’s son Dylan shall be taken in by Carnage. Will he get his personal costume? Solely time will inform!

We additionally study Deadpool is a goal of Darkish Carnage thanks this previous relationship with different Symbiotes. It’s a three-part miniseries which ends in September.

Leah Williams is writing the Avengers tie-in to “Absolute Carnage” which focuses on Doverton, initially featured in a earlier story in Net of Venom: Cult of Carnage. What’s fascinating about that is that’s the story the place “Absolute Carnage” began.

Followers of Miles Morales ought to cower in worry because it seems he’ll be evil, taken over by Darkish Carnage. The solicit additionally alludes to the truth that Miles might have died.

Over within the Scream tie-in, Cullen Bunn seems to be tinkering with Scream’s newfound heroism as she’s being tempted by Knull. Then in a surprising flip, the Symbiote Spider-Man collection, set earlier within the timeline, goes to concentrate on an individual who harnessed the facility of the Symbiote that isn’t Eddie or Peter. Wait, what!?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30

NICK SPENCER (W) • RYAN OTTLEY (A/C)

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ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!

  • Spider-Man has been an enormous a part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, however that is when his half will get REALLY loopy…
  • Solely Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and younger Dylan Brock.
  • There’s a lot extra to it, however WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT!

32 PGS./Rated T …$three.99

SPIDER-MAN #1 (of 5)

J.J. ABRAMS & HENRY ABRAMS (W) • SARA PICHELLI (A)

Cowl by OLIVIER COIPEL

VARIANT COVER BY SARA PICHELLI

VARIANT COVER BY CHIP KIDD

VARIANT COVER BY ED MCGUINNESS

VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY OLIVIER COIPEL

PREMIERE VARIANT COVER BY OLIVIER COIPEL

PARTY VARIANT COVER BY TBA

VARIANT COVER BY JASON POLAN

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WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!

Probably the most surprising and unimaginable comedian of 2019 is right here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER eight) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by celebrity artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) group up for SPIDER-MAN! What have they got deliberate for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who’s Cadaverous?! The Trendy Grasp of Thriller Makes His Marvel this September!

40 PGS./Rated T …$four.99

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE VS. DEADPOOL #2 (of three)

FRANK TIERI (W) • MARCELO FERREIRA (A) • Cowl by TYLER KIRKHAM

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CARNAGE’S MOST WANTED!

  • Having hosted 5 separate symbiotes, Deadpool turns into a major goal for codex hunters.
  • Darkish Carnage places an enormous goal on Deadpool’s again, and probably the most harmful forces within the Marvel Universe are on his path!
  • There’s just one means out…and will probably be ABSOLUTE CARNAGE.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$three.99

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: AVENGERS #1

LEAH WILLIAMS (W) • Salvador Larroca (A) • Cowl by Clayton Crain

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CAPTAIN AMERICA! HAWKEYE! THE THING! WOLVERINE!

Years in the past, Cletus Kasady used the Carnage symbiote to take over a small city referred to as Doverton, Colorado, in addition to the group of Avengers who arrived to cease him! Barely capable of free themselves from his management throughout their first assembly, this small band of heroes could have no selection however to assemble as soon as extra after they uncover that Doverton’s whole inhabitants has lately fallen sufferer to Carnage’s extra deadly designs…

40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$four.99

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE:  MILES MORALES #2 (of three)

SALADIN AHMED (W)

FEDERICO VINCENTINI (A)

Cowl by CLAYTON CRAIN

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Connecting Variant Cowl

by DAVID NAKAYAMA

CONSUMED BY CARNAGE!

  • Miles sacrificed himself defending others, and was taken by Carnage’s darkish doppelgangers!
  • Now Kletus is sending Miles after certainly one of Peter Parker’s associates, and if Miles can’t cease himself, he higher hope somebody exhibits up who can beat a darkish symbiote-powered Spider-Man!

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ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: SCREAM #2 (of three)

CULLEN BUNN (W) • GERARDO SANDOVAL (A/C)

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CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY MARK BAGLEY

  • Patricia Robertson might know symbiotes…however nothing might have ever ready her for his or her god, KNULL!
  • With Carnage constructing power to name the symbiote god to Earth, Patricia should harness the facility of the Scream symbiote!
  • Can Scream stand up to the draw of Knull, or are they doomed to be one other casualty?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$three.99

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #1

PETER DAVID (W) • FRANCESCO MOBILI (A) • Cowl by GREG LAND

VARIANT COVER BY MIKE HAWTHORNE (VIRGIN VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE)

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AN UNTOLD TALE OF A SYMBIOTIC HOST FROM YESTERYEAR…

Throughout its first go to to New York Metropolis, the alien symbiote that may come to be generally known as Venom bonded to a number that wasn’t Spider-Man or Eddie Brock. Face entrance, True Believers, as this mysterious man meets his future… by the hands of CARNAGE!

40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T …$four.99

#2: Marvel continues to rejoice its 80th

Marvel has impressed fairly a bit to date this yr with cool throwbacks to their earlier days by way of one-shots and commerce paperbacks. Loopy seems to be one other that appears too insane to move up.

Then you might have Jim Zub, Jed McKay and Ed Brisson bringing us an Alpha Flight one-shot. Keep in mind them? Perhaps after this situation (assuming gross sales do nicely), we’ll get a full-fledged collection! It’s a flashback story that’ll remember to tie-in some fan-favorite character.

It comes with no cowl, however Chris Claremont and Invoice Sienkiewicz are delivering a narrative with Magik, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Cypher, Mirage, Karma, and Sunspot. It’s a flashback difficulty telling a by no means earlier than informed story, nevertheless it’s candy to see these two working collectively once more.

CRAZY #1

GERRY DUGAN, FRANK TIERI, JON ADAMS AND MORE (W)

DON SIMPSON, SCOTT KOBLISH, JON ADAMS AND MORE (A)

COVER BY JOHN McCREA

VARIANT by DAVID NAKAYAMA

VARIANT COVER BY TBA

MARVEL’S GREATEST…ER…MOST DEMENTED COMIC MAGAZINE

OBNOXIO THE CLOWN is again and so is certainly one of MARVEL’S most hilarious titles because of a momentary lapse in sanity on the half of some over-worked editors and a gang of writers and artists able to reap the benefits of it. No tremendous hero is protected! No comedian ebook occasion is sacred! Will the Marvel Universe ever be the identical? Will we would like it to?

40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T …$four.99

ALPHA FLIGHT: TRUE NORTH #1

JIM ZUB, JED MACKAY, ED BRISSON (W)

MAX DUNBAR, DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN & MORE (A)

Cowl by NICK BRADSHAW

VARIANT COVER BY RAMON PEREZ

STRONG AND FREE!

Seize your hat and are available journey mild… journey lies simply across the bend! Three brand-new tales nobody has ever advised…till now! Be a part of the best creators the Nice White North has to supply as we unearth the key historical past of the basic Alpha Flight stalwarts: Puck! Snowbird! Talisman! Northstar! Marrina! Guardian! Vindicator!

40 PGS./ one-shot/Rated T+ …$four.99

NEW MUTANTS: WAR CHILDREN #1

CHRIS CLAREMONT (W) • BILL SIENKIEWICZ (A/C)

Variant cowl by Martin Simmonds

VARIANT COVER BY BOB MCLEOD

STRONG AND FREE!

Don’t miss this momentous occasion as legendary creators CHRIS CLAREMONT and BILL SIENKIEWICZ reunite with Magik, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Cypher, Mirage, Karma, and Sunspot to share this by no means earlier than advised story of the New Mutants’ previous! When Warlock experiences a nightmare, he begins going haywire, and it’s as much as his buddies to save lots of him! However as Warlock grows extra frenzied, they need to be worrying about with the ability to save themselves…and doubly so when Magik’s internal demon, Darkchylde, threatens to interrupt free! Additionally, a particular visitor look by none aside from Kitty Pryde!

40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$four.99

#three: What’s Thor as much as after Struggle of the Realms?

It seems the Butcher of Gods continues to be in play, or a minimum of his weapon of selection because it performs an enormous half on this new and “ultimate” collection by Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic. When you learn their work on Thor years in the past, you understand that is an epic finale like no different. Plus it pits Thor vs. Loki!

KING THOR #1 (of four)

Jason Aaron (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A/C)

Variant cowl by ADAM KUBERT

Variant cowl by GERARDO ZAFFINO

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SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY!

  • The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER collection that kicked off one of the epic runs in Marvel historical past are again collectively for one final experience with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years in the past, Jason and Esad launched the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a damaged realm and a dying universe, as he stood in battle towards the Butcher of Gods, wielder of All-Black the Necrosword. Now that nefarious blade has returned, within the arms of Thor’s all-time biggest enemy –  his brother, Loki –  for one last, cataclysmic showdown. Behold the guide no comics fan ought to miss –  the celebration of the top of a very Marvelous period.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$three.99

#four: With S.H.I.E.L.D. gone it seems Wakanda is lastly taking up

For those who learn Jason Aaron’s vampire story in Avengers, you realize Black Panther is placing collectively a particular group to assist fill the void left by S.H.I.E.L.D. Jim Zub is taking up with artwork by Lan Medina. It’s good to see what Aaron constructed up getting its personal collection.

BLACK PANTHER AND THE AGENTS OF WAKANDA #1

Jim Zub (W) • LAN MEDINA (A)

Cowl by JORGE MOLINA

Variant cowl by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

GAME VARIANT COVER BY YOON LEE

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WAKANDA WORLDWIDE!

ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES!

From the pages of Jason Aaron’s AVENGERS! Vampires. Aliens. Indignant fish kings. Black Panther’s hand-picked Brokers of Wakanda can deal with all of it. And who higher to steer them than the king of the world’s most technologically advanced nation? Wakanda is making waves on the world’s map – and never everybody’s a fan. With Basic Okoye’s assist, T’Challa will take Gorilla-Man, Ka-Zar and Wasp on a worldwide struggle for survival – to deal with threats S.H.I.E.L.D. might solely dream of!

32 PGS./Rated T …$three.99

#5: Is that Mary Jane within the Spidey costume I see?!

Tom Taylor has been wonderful relating to touching, heartfelt tales ever since he began Pleasant Neighborhood Spider-Man. He’s additionally had a knack for telling done-in-one tales. It seems Mary Jane is getting her personal. Sure! Plus he’s teamed up with Juann Cabal. Double sure!

In the meantime, Christos Gage and Mike Hawthorne’s wonderful Superior collection continues and Otto could also be method overmatched this time. However in all probability not!

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD

SPIDER-MAN #12

TOM TAYLOR (W) • JUANN CABAL (A)

Cowl by ANDREW C. ROBINSON

FINALE VARIANT COVER BY TBA

  • We haven’t seen Mary Jane Watson since #1, however that’s about to vary with this virtually ALL-MJ problem!
  • MJ saves Spidey, helps Aunt Might and principally saves the day.
  • Face it, readers, you simply hit the jackpot.

32 PGS./Rated T …$three.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #11

CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • MIKE HAWTHORNE (A/C)

  • Otto Octavius, the Superior Spider-Man, saved San Francisco a number of occasions, defeated Terrax and Grasp Pandemonium and has constructed fairly a life for himself.
  • Sadly, the Spider-Powered Norman Osborn from SPIDER-GEDDON has arrived to destroy all of it.
  • Does Otto stand an opportunity of stopping him? Does he stand an opportunity at LIVING THROUGH this?!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$three.99

#6: Star Wars comics coming at ya full pressure

Luke robs a financial institution beneath Greg Pak and Phil Noto’s watch, Tom Taylor curates a line of “Age of Resistance” post-Return of the Jedi comics, and Matthew Rosenberg writes a collection tying into the upcoming online game Jedi: Fallen Order. I do know from expertise these one-shot Star Wars tales don’t add a ton to the mythos, however seeing that there’s a Snoke one-shot will get me excited. Give us extra about this dude!

STAR WARS #71 & #72

GREG PAK (W) • PHIL NOTO (A/C)

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ISSUE #71 & #72  – ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVERS BY JOHN  TYLER CHRISTOPHER

RUIN AMONG THE ROCKS!

ISSUE #71

  • The REBELS AND ROGUES epic continues as our heroes’ mission to divert the IMPERIAL FLEET spins uncontrolled!
  • On Okay43, the Rock Elders probe THREEPIO’S reminiscences – and allegiances!
  • Might a droid have extra in widespread with a rock monster than a human? On Lanz Carpo, a rogue takes a fall and a princess fights a vigilante. And on Kalakan, LUKE robs a financial institution.
  • Wait, LUKE ROBS A BANK???

ISSUE #72

  • The time for solutions is upon us – and destinies will change! As CHEWIE grapples with a horrible ethical selection, LORD VADER reveals his plan for the rock individuals of Okay43!
  • As LUKE questions the place he’s positioned his belief, WARBA reveals her origins and true relationship to the FORCE!
  • And as LEIA and DAR spin across the dance flooring, HAN uncovers the actual villains of Lanz Carpo!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$three.99 (EACH)

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STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – REY #1

TOM TAYLOR (W) • RAMON ROSANAS (A) • Cowl by PHIL NOTO

PUZZLE PIECE VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE

VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUESADA

SEARCH FOR SKYWALKER!

  • After HAN SOLO’S fall, REY looked for LUKE SKYWALKER. However earlier than Luke, there was LEIA.
  • Witness never-before-seen moments between REY and GENERAL ORGANA.
  • What is going to Rey, CHEWBACCA and R2-D2 encounter on the best way to seek out Leia’s lacking brother?

32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$three.99

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STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – KYLO REN #1

TOM TAYLOR (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A) • Cowl by PHIL NOTO

PUZZLE PIECE VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE

STAR WARS GREATEST MOMENTS VARIANT COVER BY TBA

A DYNASTY OF DOOM!

  • ANAKIN SKYWALKER casts an extended shadow.
  • Can KYLO REN ever escape his notorious grandfather’s fame?
  • Or will he succeed the place DARTH VADER failed?

32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$three.99

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STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – SUPREME LEADER SNOKE #1

TOM TAYLOR (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A) • Cowl by PHIL NOTO

Puzzle Piece Variant by MIKE McKONE

THE DEVIL’S APPRENTICE!

  • SUPREME LEADER SNOKE’S brutal coaching of KYLO REN begins.
  • Will the sadistic Snoke break his tormented protégé?
  • Or has he underestimated the son of HAN and LEIA?

32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$three.99

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STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – ROSE TICO #1

TOM TAYLOR (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A) • Cowl by PHIL NOTO

Puzzle Piece Variant by MIKE McKONE

“MY HERO”

  • Sisters. Pals. Co-pilots. Rising up, Rose and Paige Tico have been every thing to one another.
  • Till the First Order tore their world aside.
  • See the bond between Rose and Paige earlier than it was ceaselessly damaged.

32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$three.99

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STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #36

SI SPURRIER (W) • WILTON SANTOS (A) • COVER BY ASHLEY WITTER

STAR WARS GREATEST MOMENTS VARIANT BY TBA

UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON PART V!

  • The sinister propagandists of the COALITION FOR PROGRESS maintain an enormous gallery of the EMPIRE’S priceless victory trophies – and infamous thief DOCTOR APHRA simply obtained in…
  • However she gained’t get the prospect to pinch something. She’s right here to be initiated into the online of secret schemes she’s unwittingly tangled herself in. Are you able to say “coup”?
  • (IF sure: don’t. Spherical right here, there’s all the time somebody listening…)

32 PGS./Rated T …$three.99

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STAR WARS: TARGET VADER #three (of 6)

ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • STEFANO LANDINI (A) • Cowl by NIC KLEIN

THE DOUBLE CROSS!

  • VALANCE and his crew of bounty hunters have DARTH VADER on the ropes, surrounding him with enemy ships.
  • Vader is the best pilot within the galaxy, although, and he’s about to go face to face with the Imperial Navy’s former greatest pilot… Beilert Valance!
  • But when Valance can survive this aerial duel, will he survive betrayal on land, as a member of the Riot lies hidden inside his ranks!

32 PGS./Rated T …$three.99

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderTM – Darkish Temple #1 & #2 (of 5)

MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W) • PAOLO VILLANELLI (A) • COVERS BY MARCO CHECCHETTO

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IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY

CAN’T UNDERSTAND – A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES!

ISSUE #1 – Main into Jedi: Fallen Order™ the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars™ title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Leisure, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Grasp ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA on their most harmful mission but. The Jedi Council has despatched them to the distant planet Ontotho to supervise the peaceable excavation of a mysterious temple that has been uncovered. However they may come to seek out that what surrounds the temple could also be much more harmful than the mysteries inside it. Clandestine native resistance forces and ruthless company safety troops in a conflict for the destiny of Ontotho – and the Jedi are caught within the center!

ISSUE #2 – Following a sudden ambush within the jungles of Ontotho, Younger Padawan Cere Junda is left to seek out her personal means on a hostile planet. However native freedom fighters are pleased to take Cere Junda in – if she is going to struggle by their aspect!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$three.99 (EACH)

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