New York, NY—August 22, 2014—This September, it all comes crashing down as Earth’s Mightest Heroes face judgment day – and today, Marvel is proud to present your first look at the oversized AVENGERS #35! The star-studded creative team of Jonathan Hickman, Jim Cheung, Dustin Weaver, Nick Bradshaw and Paco Media fast-forward 8 months, to the battle worn Marvel Universe of tomorrow – and the bleak future facing our heroes. Peer into May 2015, heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe stand at the precipice, and utter decimation looms.
Incursions by parallel Earths from other dimensions have increased in number! To save both universes, one Earth must be destroyed each time! Until now the Illuminati have dealt with this problem in secret. But 8 months from now, the secret is out! The Avengers and the Illuminati are willing to go to war over what must be done – but how could this all have happened?
As this epic, oversized issue jumps forward into the future, what has become of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? With the war between the Avengers and the Illuminati at its peak, who will be left to fend off the Final Incursion? And what will happen if they fail? The clock is ticking and your questions will be answered this September in AVENGERS #35!
As spider-powered heroes from across all universes unite to battle back the threat of Morlun, meet a young girl from Midtown High who learned that with great power, comes great responsibility. Today, Marvel is proud to present your first look at September’s EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2, from critically acclaimed writer Jason Latour and rising-star artist Robbi Rodriguez! She’s smart, she’s tough, she’s charming and she can lift a car – she’s Gwen Stacy! Patrolling the New York City of her universe, she keeps the streets safe as the vigilante known as Spider-Woman! Just don’t tell her father, NYPD Police Chief George Stacy!
As the growing threat of Spider-Verse looms on the not-so-distant-horizon, meet one of its breakout stars early as Gwen Stacy swings headlong into the biggest Spider-Man event of all time. Don’t miss one moment of the action as Gwen Stacy: Spider-Woman makes her bombastic debut in EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE #2!
Plus, don’t miss out on these exciting Edge of Spider-Verse tie-in issues of your favorite ongoing series:
· Superior Spider-Man #32 & #33
· Amazing Spider-Man #7 & #8
· Spider-Man 2099 #5
There’s a storm brewing in Genosha. A dark secret that is about to be revealed as the thrilling lead-up to Avengers & X-Men: AXIS continues in UNCANNY AVENGERS #24! What is happening behind the closed doors of the once proud mutant haven? Be there when blockbuster creators Rick Remender and Salvador Larroca expose the dark secrets of the Red Skull’s plot. Defeated and captured by the sinister S-Men, Havok, Rogue and the Scarlet Witch must escape the Red Skull’s re-education camps before it’s too late. Ever since he first stole the brain of Charles Xavier, it’s all been building to this – and now, the Red Skull’s revenge is complete. Even if the members of the Avengers Unity Squad can escape, it may be too late to save their mutant brethren. Brace yourself for the epic fall comics event as the ‘March to AXIS’ continues this September in UNCANNY AVENGERS #24!
It’s the story that has the whole world talking, and today Marvel is proud to officially unveil your first look at DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 – the second chapter of the blockbuster four-issue event beginning in September! Witness the end of the best there is at what he does, as he makes his valiant last stand against scores of deadly foes.
Superstar creators Charles Soule & Steve McNiven unite to take Wolverine back to the choked and claustrophobic streets of Madripoor, as the once indestructible killing machine paints the town red! And a deal gone wrong that sends an injured Wolverine into a battle he can’t hope to win! But who’s pulling the strings? Among the perilous streets of the world’s most dangerous city stalks a villain who seeks Wolverine’s head – and has some interesting plans on how to claim it!
Each issue of Death of Wolverine is oversized and features stunning Weapon Etched Holo Foil cover treatment. Exclusively crafted for this series, each foil-wrapped issue of Death of Wolverine is poised to leap off comic shop shelves come September!
Time is running out for the Wolverine. The epic end of the world’s most famous X-Man is upon us, and no fan can afford to miss out on the spectacular DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 when it hits comic shops and digital devices in September!
Remember that actor spotted on the set of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with an oddly metallic blue arm? Well, he’s no Kree, as Marvel have confirmed that Brian Patrick Wade has been cast in the series as Crusher Creel, a.k.a. The Absorbing Man!
The season two premiere of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to kick off in style with an appearance from Crusher Creel, a character better known to comic book fans as the villainous Absorbing Man! Marvel made the news official on their site today, and simultaneously put an end to that recent Kree speculation by unveiling the following image of Generation Kill and Teen Wolf star Brian Patrick Wade in the role. They go on to describe this take on the Absorbing Man with the following: “With his ability to absorb the properties of anything he touches, Creel will put Coulson and his team through their paces when their second season kicks off…but you’ll have to wait until then to see how their battle turns out!” The former Wonder Woman actress who will play Mockingbird in the series was also recently revealed.