Out of print no longer and remastered is the comic book series Miracleman which makes use of the original artwork and advanced restoration methods.
“When these stories were originally coloured, the artists were never consulted – and it shows” stated Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso. “The colouring methods used at the time really hurt the finished product. But through close collaboration with all the artists, we’re proud to now present these stories in a manner that matches their creative vision.” Legendary Miracleman artist Gary Leach remarked, “You’ve never really seen Miracleman, until you’ve seen this Miracleman. I’m positive this will rapidly be recognized as the all-time, definitive, Miracleman series. It’s simply looking that ridiculously sharp!”
Miracleman #1, which is written by original writer and Mick Anglo, includes character designs, pencil sketches, original art, historical overview article, an interview with creator Mick Anglo as well as the first stories. Added bonuses feature artwork by Garry Leach and Mick Anglo, a cover by Joe Ouesda, as well as variants by Leach, Mark Buckingham, John Cassaday, Skottie Young, Jerome Opena, Leinil Yu and Joe Quesada.
Miracleman #1 arrives on January 15, 2014.
Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley enter the Ultimate Universe with two unlikely heroes with Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand #3.
The Ultimates know Galactus is not of their universe, and they’re willing to do anything to stop him! Including sending Miles Morales and Ultimate Reed Richards into the Marvel Universe for help! But has Reed redeemed himself in this time of crisis – or is he only out for himself?
“This is the first time we really get to see Ultimate characters explore the Marvel Universe,” stated Senior Editor Mark Paniccia. “It won’t be a picnic and will have emotional ramifications for one of the travellers.”
Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand #3 which includes a variant cover by Mico Suayan arrives on January 8, 2014.
128 page graphic novel courtesy of author Mike Cary (X-Men) and artist Salvador Larroca (X-Men, Invincible Iron Man will be published titled X-Men: No More Humans.
Following the shattering events of the “Battle of the Atom” the X-Men awaken to find all the world’s humans gone. From normal everyday folks to the Avengers and Fantastic Four, all Homo sapiens have disappeared. It’s up to the disparate sides of the X-Men to come together, get to the bottom of this mystery and find a way to get the humans back. But do all of the mutants want their human brethren to return?
“Battle of the Atom was the perfect launching pad for X-Men: No More Humans, in a lot of different ways,” stated writer Mike Carey. “It raised, in a very direct and powerful way, the question of how the X-Men influence the world around them, for good or bad - and it introduced Raze - a fascinating new villain, conflicted and with his own scary and consistent agenda. I came in at just the right time to bounce off that.”
X-Men: No More Humans goes on sale May 7, 2014.
I wonder if Nicolas Cage knows about Charles Soule and Carlo Barber teaming together to produce story which stars the Spirit of Vengeance.
General Ross’ ragtag team of Thunderbolts were brought together to solve the problems that no one else could. But what happens when the problem…is one of them? The god-like Mercy has continues to wreak havoc and destruction – leaving nothing but blood and bodies in her wake. She’s gone too far – and the Red Hulk has turned to an unlikely ally in his quest to shut her down for good – Johnny Blaze, the original Ghost Rider!
Thunderbolts 20.NOW which includes a cover by Julian Totino Tedesco as well as variants by Phil Noto and Katie Cook arrives on January 15, 2014.
Deadpool gets a 13-part Infinite Comic treatment with a free adventure written by Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn and drawn by Reilly Brown.
Dracula has a very important package he needs delivered – and only the Merc With the Mouth can be trusted.
Deadpool: The Gauntlet #1 arrives on January 15, 2014.
January will be getting beastly with the creative team of Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness.
Split between heaven and hell the X-Men battle supernatural forces unlike any other – and they’re in way over their heads! Now, to shut down Azazel and his army of demons – Hank McCoy must unleash his animal side! Plus, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the X-Men come face-to-face with Nightcrawler!
Amazing X-Men #3 goes on sale January 15, 2014.
Jason Aaron lends his writing talents to the conclusion of the The Accursed storyline as well as artists Ron Garney and Emmanuela Luppachino.
Thor and the League of Realms desperate chase across the Nine Realms has finally come to an end. Malekith and his Dark Elves prepare to make their final stand against the forces of good. Prepare for the knock-down, drag-out fight you’ve been waiting for as Thor and Malekith battle to the finish as Earth hangs in the balance! Thor and his companions stand ready to defend Midgard – except for the traitor among them! But even as the final battle begins – has Malekith already won?
Thor: God of Thunder #17 arrives on January 15, 2014.
Given the task of orchestrating the All-New Marvel NOW adventures of Elektra Natchios will be writer Haden Blackman. “I’m extremely excited about this series,” says Blackman who is collaborating with artist Mike Del Mundo. “Elektra is a complex character who is still searching for her identity and purpose. My goal is to put Elektra into new situations facing terrifying enemies and hard moral choices she hasn’t encountered before. All the while exploring her evolving motives and personality.”
Can Elektra choose a new path and walk away from her previous deadly ways? Or will her past now be on the hunt for her?
Series Editor Sana Amanat teased, “Elektra sets off on a treacherous trek through the far corners of the Marvel Universe on a mission of salvation. For the first time in her life she must protect instead of kill—in the hopes of finally expelling the demons that have terrorized her for so long.”
Elektra #1 arrives in April 2014.