One way creators try to leave their stamp on company-owned characters is to raise the stakes of a story. "I told the biggest ________ story ever," they want to say as they move on to other work. Of course, raising the stakes in a Fantastic Four book, considering that the original creative team of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee put the heroes in a situation in which Earth was threatened by a planet-eating demigod with a device that could destroy the universe, is a particular challenge. Yet recent creative team
The month of November will see the first issues for some of the major new titles from the Marvel Now initiative. As such, Marvel Comics has revealed variant covers to FF #1 by Art Adams and Skottie young, while also providing fans with a page of interior art by series artist Mike Allred
Humor: How It Should Have Ended turns its attention to The Amazing Spider-Man.
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Ever since it spun out of the events of Schism, Wolverine and the X-Men has been hands down the most entertaining X-Men title on the stands, and easily one of the most enjoyable comics I read, period. With this month's issue, though, it somehow manages to get even better as Jason Aaron, Mike Allred and Laura Allred finally
Yesterday ComicsAlliance announced that Marvel has provided us with the variant covers for issues #2-5 of the new FF series from Matt Fraction and Mike Allred, launching in November as part of their Marvel NOW initiative. Each cover, drawn by Allred, showcases one of the new members of the FF. Whe
Continuing the week-long announcements/confirmations of last week's Marvel NOW! teases, Matt Fraction has been confirmed as the new man in charge of Marvel's First Family, writing relaunches of both Fantastic Four and spin-off title FF.USA Today had the details about Fraction's plans for the
What's that you say? The four teasers for Marvel's relaunched Marvel NOW! titles so far this week haven't been enough for you? How about four more to round out the weekend? This time around, Marvel's creators are all thinking Legacy, Soldier, Extended and Family.MTV Geek had the "Legacy" teaser, with Simon Spurrier - best known, perhaps, for his 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine work in the UK - and Tan Eng Huat appar
We've been stoked for the Mike Allred and Laura Allred illustrated Daredevil #17 since the issue's cover was teased back in May, and now Marvel has revealed some preview pages that make the issue even more exciting. Why? Because Stilt-Man, that's why. Well... okay, that's not the biggest reason - the book's celebrated creative team is, and deservedly so. Set for an