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Marvel Comic Book Releases for October 2015 [Solicitations]

Marvel October 2015 Solicitations
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Some all-new adventures begin this October, true believers! First and foremost, we have the daughter of Blade making her big debut. How much of the legendary vampire killer’s strengths and weaknesses did she inherit? Fresh out ofSecret Wars, we’ll get to see the launch of the new Invincible Iron Man series. Expect new villains, new supporting cast members, and, of course, new armor.

Also making his solo comic book debut is our favorite co-pilot from Kashyyyk, Chewbacca. What’s a lone Wookie to do when he’s accidentally marooned on an Empire-occupied planet besides shoot his way out? Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for the new lines of What If? Infinity comics, which feature the Inhumans, Thanos, and even the Green Goblin.

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Comic-Con 2015: ‘Powers’ Season 2 Adds ‘Supernatural’ Writer, Major New Superhero

Comic Con 2015 Powers Panel
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Sony PlayStation’s first original series, Powers managed to handcuff a second season to debut in 2016, for which the first season finale left a staggering mystery. Now at Comic-Con 2015, the Powers panel reveals the addition of fan-favorite writer Ben Edlund, some candid reflection on Season 1, and a major new superhero to boot.

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Marvel Comic Book Releases for September 2015 [Solicitations]

Marvel and Icon Comic Book Releases for September 2015
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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in September 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon.

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Marvel and Icon Comic Book Releases for August 2015 [Solicitations]

Marvel and Icon Comic Book Releases for August 2015
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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in August 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, its licensed properties, and the creator-owned label Icon.

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A Boy Named Sue: Father-Son Relationships in the Comics of Jason Aaron

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You don't have to look too hard to see the prevalence of difficult father-son relationships in the work of Jason Aaron. In Scalped with R.M. Guera, Dashiell Bad Horse was adrift in a sea of father figures, unable to choose his own path and incapable of avoiding the same fates that befell the father who left him. In 2014, Aaron launched Southern Bastards with Jason Latour, about a conflicted man who returns to the home of his dead father, a legendary lawman; and Men of Wrath with Ron Garney, is about a father-to-be on the run from his own dad, a hired killer.

Despite the prevalence of the topic in comics, Aaron has carved out his own niche when it comes to father-son relationships, with an unflinching perspective that rings truer than most.

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Brian Michael Bendis Tries To Explain ‘Secret Wars’ To 1.5 Million People, Clowns Glenn Beck

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Perhaps the most popular American comic book writer working today, Brian Michael Bendis joined Seth Meyers on NBC's Late Night to promote his upcoming Powers TV show, and to pitch Marvel's Secret Wars event series to everyone out there in TV land. According to Variety, Seth Meyers' nightly show is seen by over 1.5 million viewers, which is surely the largest number of people to be confused by superhero comics continuity in any one moment -- at least since the original Secret Wars was published in 1984, when there were more people buying comics to be confused.

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Marvel And Icon Comic Book Releases For April 2015 [Solicitations]

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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in April 2015 (and in some cases beyond) from the publisher’s mainline Marvel Universe titles, Ultimate Comics, the mature readers MAX imprint and the creator-owned label Icon. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-order your selections to ensure you’ll get a copy.

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Ed Brubaker And Sean Phillips Bring ‘Criminal’ To Image

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The powerhouse creative team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips have been publishing all their recent work -- Fatale and The Fade Out, namely -- with Image Comics, so it seemed pretty clear that it'd only be a matter of time before what's arguably the duo's most recognizable creator-owned noir title, the hugely acclaimed and award-winning Criminal, currently published by Marvel's Icon imprint.

In January, the series will make the big move with a new one-shot, a magazine-sized bonus edition of that one-shot, and a trade paperback of the first Criminal mini-series, "Coward." Colorist Elizabeth Breitweiser will stay with the book at its new home.

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Watch The First Trailer For Sony’s ‘Powers’ TV Show [NYCC]

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Hot from its debut at the Powers panel at New York Comic Con, the first trailer for Sony Playstation's live action Powers TV show is now online. Based on the Image-then-Icon comic series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, Powers is the story of two detectives, Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley) and Deena Pilgrim (Susan Heyward), assigned to investigate crimes involving "Powers" -- people with superhuman abilities.

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Sony TV’s ‘Powers’: First Photo of Sharlto Copley and Susan Heyward’s Christian and Deena

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It's taken a good long while for Brian Michael Bendis' revered 'Powers' comic to finally get its own series, but with Sony TV and the Playstation Network officially backing a new adaptation with Sharlto Copley in the lead, it's time to suit up. Meet our new Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim in the first official photo from forthcoming superhero drama 'Powers'!

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