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DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS #1

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New York, NY (December 16th, 2014) – Marvel, in collaboration with Stephen King, is proud to announce the latest chapter in the Dark Tower series – DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS. Beginning in March 2015, New York Times Best-Selling writers Peter David (Spider-Man 2099) & Robin Furth (The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance) along with critically acclaimed artist Piotr Kowalski (Marvel Knights: Hulk) continue to bring the dark macabre action from Mid-World to our world in the third installment of Stephen King’s epic masterpiece!

THE DARK TOWER: DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS marks another milestone for the graphic fiction sensation that’s captivated fans worldwide as the saga moves to the second volume of King’s magnum opus.

The troubled streets of New York City pulse with the beat of desolation and crime. Among the dissidents of the city is Eddie Dean a troubled young man gifted with the ability to open doors to other worlds has smuggled narcotics from Nassau to New York City, but now Eddie has to escape a packed airplane guarded by armed Custom Agents! How will Eddie avoid prison and yet also fulfill his contract with the dangerous mobster Balazar? The answer lies in Mid-World, and with a dying gunslinger named Roland!

“In the latest chapter of King’s epic tale there are some fascinating connections being made within the Dark Tower mythos, expanding on the histories of the characters and revealing their twisted ‘family tree,’ says series Editor Mark Paniccia. “Fans will get a real thrill as we discover what kind of role Eddie Dean plays in Roland Deschain’s plans to bring the tower down.”

A bold new chapter begins as the landmark series makes its historic return to comic shops this March in Stephen King’s THE DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS #1.

SPIDER-MAN & THE X-MEN #1 Brings the Wallcrawler to the Classroom in December!

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This December, the newest member of the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning swings into action in SPIDER-MAN & THE X-MEN #1 – the new ongoing series from rising stars Elliot Kalan and Marco Failla! That’s right, it doesn’t take an X-Gene to sculpt the next generation of young mutants and Peter Parker is happy to take on his new position as the Jean Grey School’s new Special Guidance Counselor. But keeping young mutants on the straight and narrow isn’t the webhead’s only reason for being there!

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

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Margot Robbie, who first drew attention in Wolf of Wall Street, is in talks to play Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, according to Collider.  The film will be directed by David Ayer and released on August 5, 2016.

Robbie could be lining up multiple roles with serious geek appeal; she was also reported to be in talks to star in the live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell .

Meanwhile, Jared Leto is being eyed to play Joker in the film, according to The Wrap.  Like Robbie, Leto has also been reported as in the running for another role in a geek film, in his case Doctor Strange.

A New Team. A Desperate Mission. Your First Look SCARLET SPIDERS #1!

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Together for the first time! Amidst the chaos of Spider-Verse, three fan-favorite characters unite for a desperate mission into the unknown in SCARLET SPIDERS #1! And not all of them are going to make it back! From creators Mike Costa and Paco Diaz – Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew must unite for a deadly operation behind enemy lines. When the Spiders discover one of the technological secrets that make Morlun and his family so powerful, it’s up to the Scarlet Spiders to go deep behind enemy lines into one of the twisted realms Morlun’s family rules to shut it down. If they fail, every Spider from across the multiverse will face certain death! What horrors await them across the multiverse? Find out in November as Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew swing into action in SCARLET SPIDERS #1!

She is Worthy – Your First Look at THOR #2!

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This November, bring the thunder and summon the lightning as the new Thor tests her mettle against an army of Frost Giants in THOR #2 – the highly anticipated second issue! Critically acclaimed writer Jason Aaron and rising star artist Russell Dauterman continue the epic tale of the new God of Thunder, and her unworthy predecessor. An army of massive Frost Giants have invaded Midgard, sowing destruction and chaos in their wake. The Odinson lays battered and broken at the hands of Malekith the Accursed, unable to wield his mighty hammer. To save us all, a new Thor will rise. And she may be the world’s only hope. Can she stave off the darkness? Or will she be consumed by it? On the bellow of thunder and the crack of lightning, a new Thor is born. See her in action for the first time this November in the highly anticipated THOR #2!