Previews

PREVIEW: Amazing Spider-man #2

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PREVIEW: Amazing Spider-man #2

TODAY, Parker Industries is going global! Marvel is pleased to present your first look at AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2 – the next explosive issue from Dan Slott & Giuseppe Camuncoli! It takes a lot to be the head of a worldwide corporation: the globetrotting, the meetings, the foiling of terrorist plots. Things are getting personal, as The Zodiac have their sights set on Parker Industries and its illustrious C.E.O.! Peter Parker and his “bodyguard” – the Amazing Spider-Man – have tracked them to their hideout in San Francisco! Now, Spidey and Prowler are ready to take them head-on in their underwater fortress! Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man’s neighborhood just got a lot bigger. Be there when the webhead swings through San Francisco Bay in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2!

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PREVIEW: Uncanny Inhumans #1

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PREVIEW: Uncanny Inhumans #1

They walk among you, and they’re blasting to the forefront of the Marvel Universe like never before! Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside UNCANNY INHUMANS #1! Be there as blockbuster creators Charles Soule (Death of Wolverine) and Steve McNiven (Civil War) introduce you to the Uncanny Inhumans! Medusa! Black Bolt! Triton! Reader! The Human Torch?! Beast?! It’s eight months later and a lot has changed for the Inhumans. Medusa and Johnny Storm are an item. Estranged King Black Bolt is now running covert missions of his own in service of a larger, more mysterious goal. And something big has happened with the Mutants that has Beast living and working with the Inhumans. And if that’s not enough, the vile villain Kang the Conqueror seeks to exploit tens of thousands of years of Inhuman history for his own gain. A new day is dawning for the Inhumans. But will the survive to see tomorrow? Find out as they are thrust to the forefront like never before in UNCANNY INHUMANS #1!

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Review and Preview – Transformers #46

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Review and Preview – Transformers #46

CONQUERORS part 1! Optimus Prime struggles to find his place on Cybertron where half the population hates him and the other half worships him. Meanwhile, on Earth, Galvatron doesn’t care what anybody thinks.

No matter where you are (Cybertron, Caminus, Earth, a disintegrating Ark) tensions are high and getting worse. Click the jump for a review and preview pages of IDW’s Transformers #46!

Plus, scroll down for a poll, because I like polls.

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PREVIEW: Karnak #1

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PREVIEW: Karnak #1

This Wednesday, the most mysterious and enigmatic of the Inhumans is on his own for his very first ongoing series! Marvel is pleased to present your new look at KARNAK #1– the new series from critically acclaimed writer Warren Ellis (Moon Knight, Planetary) and rising star artist Gerardo Zaffino! Who is Karnak? You may not know now, but you will! With the power to see the flaw in all things – systems, philosophies, structures, people – there is nothing he cannot defeat. But when Phil Coulson  and S.H.I.E.L.D. request his help with a peculiar case, even Karnak may have met his match! Prepare for an explosive debut unlike any you’ve seen in the Marvel Universe before as Ellis & Zaffino bring you KARNAK #1!

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PREVIEW: Spider-Gwen #1

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PREVIEW: Spider-Gwen #1

Because you demanded it, the character that took the world by storm is back and she’s better than ever for a brand-new ongoing series this October! Marvel is pleased to present your first look at SPIDER-GWEN #1 – coming to you from the red-hot creative team of Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi! Now is your chance to jump in with a clean entry point into Marvel’s breakout sensation of the year! The answers you’ve been waiting for are here: the secret history of Gwen Stacy & Peter Parker revealed! Someone out there has recreated Peter’s Lizard formula. The same formula that mutated him, branded Gwen a fugitive and ultimately cost Peter his life. Gwen WILL NOT let that happen to anyone else – no matter the cost. But with NYPD Captain Frank Castle and the Kingpin of Crime Matt Murdock still on her trail, that won’t be so easy. Plus, the introduction of Norman Osborn and Harry Osborn. What could possibly go wrong? The next epic chapter of Gwen Stacy’s life is about to begin. And you won’t want to miss the bombastic debut as she swings into comic shops once more in SPIDER-GWEN #1!

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PREVIEW: Chewbacca #1

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PREVIEW: Chewbacca #1

Known as the skilled co-pilot of the infamous Millennium Falcon, the legendary Wookiee warrior Chewbacca is flying solo for his very own limited series! Marvel is pleased to present your first look at CHEWBACCA #1 – from blockbuster creators Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto! Following the Battle of Yavin, Chewbacca finds himself on his own and separated from the Rebel Alliance. Crash landing on an Imperial occupied planet, Chewie finds himself in the company of a young local girl in need. Together, they may just be enough to take on the forces invading her home and get Chewbacca back to the Rebellion. Don’t call him a fuzz ball. Don’t call him a walking carpet. This is Chewbacca – fierce and loyal warrior of Kashyyyk in a brand new series beginning TODAY in CHEWBACCA #1!

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PREVIEW: Extraordinary X-Men #1

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PREVIEW: Extraordinary X-Men #1

The fate of mutantkind will be decided here! Prepare for a new team of X-Men for a new Marvel Universe. Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #1! Eisner Award-nominated writer Jeff Lemire (All-New Hawkeye, Sweet Tooth)and chart-topping artist Humberto Ramos usher mutantkind into a new era for the flagship X-Men title of All-New, All-Different Marvel! Eight months have passed, and the X-Men are in dire straits. A cataclysmic event that has altered the destinies of both Mutant and Inhuman. Many of the X-Men have gone missing – including their wayward leader Scott Summers. It will take the remaining X-Men to forge mutantkind into something stronger. Something extraordinary!

Storm, along with Colossus, Magik, Nightcrawler, Iceman, Jean Grey and Old Man Logan will lead those who are hated and feared headlong into tomorrow. Welcome to the new Marvel Universe, X-Men – hope you survive the experience! It all starts TODAY as Lemire and Ramos bring you EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #1!

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Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven – Review and Interview with Brandon Easton

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Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven – Review and Interview with Brandon Easton

Whether you grew up watching professional wrestling or The Princess Bride, you need to read this graphic novel. Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven is the story of man who was, literally, bigger than life.

It’s the biography of someone who was over six feet tall by his twelfth birthday, who was drawn to the wrestling ring both as a place where he belonged, and where his size would be an asset, instead of an embarrassment.

Click the jump for a review of the book, preview pages, and an interview with writer Brandon Easton.

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PREVIEW: Avengers #0

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PREVIEW: Avengers #0

This WEDNESDAY, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are reforged, retooled and recharged for the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe! But first, kickoff the all-new Avengers line of titles with AVENGERS #0 – featuring new stories setting the stage for six new ongoing series! Someone is watching, carefully studying the movements of the Avengers and those in their orbit. But are they friend, or foe?! Find out in this exciting launch issue featuring new stories of
. Featuring all-star talents from across the comic industry, be there for the genesis of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for a new era in AVENGERS #0! Coming to comic shops and digital devices on October 7th!

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First Impressions: The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition

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First Impressions: The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition

The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition for the Playstation 4 comes out on October 13th for $49.99, or $39.99 if you buy it from Best Buy since it comes with a $10 gift card. Developed by Croteam and published by Devolver Digital, The Talos Principle is a first or third-person puzzle adventure game with a story that tackles philosophical questions. I had the opportunity to play The Talos Principle ahead of release, and I really enjoyed my time with it. Hit the jump to read my full first impressions! Read On