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Mad Titan vs. Mouthy Merc – Your First Look at DEADPOOL VS. THANOS #1!

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New York, NY—August 5th, 2015 — Yes, you heard correctly dear reader! The fight of the century is upon you, and the Merc With a Mouth is set to go toe-to-toe against the Titan With a Temper in September’s DEADPOOL VS. THANOS #1! Writer Tim Seeley and artist Elmo Bondoc, along with cover artist Tradd Moore bring you a high-octane thrill ride starring two unlikely adversaries!

Everyone knows the story of Thanos – the man who single-handedly turned bejeweled gloves into THE deadliest fashion accessory in the entire universe. But did you know that he and Deadpool share an ex? It’s true! The cosmic lady known only as Death! And when her mysterious disappearance causes everyone in the universe to stop dying – both her former flames take an interest.

If they hope to locate Death and restore balance to the cosmos – they’ll need to work…together. That’s not going to end well. Can the pair overcome their overwhelming hatred for one another? Or will Thanos finally let Deadpool die once and for all? Strap yourselves in and find out when DEADPOOL VS. THANOS #1 comes to comic shops and digital devices this September!

CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 – Soaring Higher Than Ever Before This Fall!

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New York, NY—June 23rd, 2015— New mission, same attitude. Suit up and strap in True Believer, because Carol Danvers is dialing it up a notch. Calling all Carol Corps members! Marvel is pleased to announce CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 – a brand new ongoing series launching later this year! Marvel’s Agent Carter Executive Producers and Showrunners Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters make the jump to Marvel Comics to pen the explosive adventures of Earth’s Mightiest Hero alongside rising star artist Kris Anka (Uncanny X-Men)!

“We are thrilled to have Michelle and Tara onboard for Captain Marvel’s next adventure,” says Marvel Director of Character & Content Development and Series Editor Sana Amanat. “They are powerhouse storytellers who will take Carol to even further heights as she explores what’s beyond Earth’s borders.  Carol Corps, stay at the ready, it’s going to be one wild ride!”

Carol’s been from one end of the universe to the other, and through her journey she’s discovered the hero and the leader she was born to be. Now she’s back – and if you want to get to Earth, you’ve got to get through Captain Marvel first! That’s right, Earth’s highest flying, hardest punching heroine is the planet’s first line of defense against any and all extraterrestrial threats. With an entire fleet and a state of the art Space Station at her command, if you come here looking for trouble, you won’t know what hit you! But when an abandoned ghost ship appears in our galaxy carrying mysterious cargo – does it spell doom for everything Carol’s built for herself?   

Hero. Pilot. Avenger. Leader. The next evolution of Carol Danvers begins this fall as she blasts off once again in CAPTAIN MARVEL #1!

NEW GUILLERMO DEL TORO ‘PACIFIC RIM’ COMIC

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Legendary Comics has announced three new comic miniseries for late 2015:  a new Pacific Rim title, an espionage series byiZombie’s Chris Robertson, and a crime-thriller series by Steven Grant and Pete Woods.

Pacific Rim: Tales From the Drift follows up the bestselling Pacific Rim: Tales From Year Zero OGN, with new Kaiju battle tales set in the universe of director Guillermo del Toro and screenwriter Travis Beacham’s Pacific Rim.  The four-issue series is written by Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, I, Vampire, Elk’s Run), with art by Marcos Marz (Batman Confidential, Blackest Night: JSA).  The series will launch in November.

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The Great Destroyer Revealed in NEW AVENGERS #31!

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New York, NY—February 12, 2014— Who is Rabum Alal? He who set off a chain of events that has led to the systematic destruction of every single universe and the death of everything. But what is the identity of this mysterious destructor?  The question that has alluded all will finally be answered this March in the pages of NEW AVENGERS #31 – from blockbuster writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Kev Walker!

The Avengers and the Illuminati race against the clock to halt the death of their universe, yet the source of the Incursions remains a mystery. But not for long! Another signpost on the road to Secret Wars has been planted and you do not want to miss this issue! At long last, Rabul Alal’s identity and the origin of the Incursions revealed in March’s NEW AVENGERS #31!

‘Guardians & X-Men: The Black Vortex’ Crossover

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Marvel has released the cover for the first issue of its upcoming cosmic crossover event: Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha, which launches in February.

The issue will be penned by Sam Humphries (Ultimate Comics Ultimates, Uncanny X-Force), with art and cover by Ed McGuinness (Superman/Batman, Deadpool).  The Alpha issue will launch the crossover that will continue in issues of Guardians of the Galaxy, Legendary Star-Lord, All-New X-Men, Captain Marvel, Nova, Cyclops and more.

The Black Vortex is an ancient artifact that can unlock any user’s true cosmic potential, similar to Jean Grey’s transformation into the Phoenix, or Norin Radd becoming the Silver Surfer.  Now the Black Vortex has been claimed by gangster Mr. Knife and Thanos’ son Thane.  The Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and their allies must unite to save the universe from impending galactic chaos.