Happy New Comic Books Day, Ninja Nation. Here are the comic books we couldn’t wait to get back to the lair and read. It looks like Marvel really brought the heat this week, enjoy!
Uncanny X-Men Annual #3
From Marvel Comics and James Asmus, “ESCAPE FROM THE NEGATIVE ZONE,” PART ONE!
The annual event bringing together UNCANNY X-MEN, STEVE ROGERS: SUPER SOLDIER and NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT starts here! The X-Men get sucked into the Negative Zone and are held captive by Blastaar. But with the Fantastic Four still reeling from the death in the family it falls to Steve Rogers to step in and save the mutants from Blastaar.
From Marvel imprint CrossGen and Mark Waid, renowned as the Victorian world’s greatest detective, Simon Archard is the most intelligent of men. But when he crosses paths with the mysterious and enchanting Emma Bishop, has the smartest man in the world met his equal? Brought to readers by superstar writer Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man) and red-hot artist Mirco Pierfederici (Tron), this is the new comic series that’ll leave you breathless.
From Marvel Comics and Jeff Parker, before he was pressed into service for the Thunderbolts, the mysterious swamp monster of the team knew another life: as guardian for a force of nature called The Nexus of Realities. An old friend of the creature does remember this–and breaks the silent one out of The Raft to return to duty at the borders of our world. What danger awaits the Man-Thing–and what will The Thunderbolts say to losing their favorite plant? The team is back in action after word has come down on high about a weakness in Thunderbolt’s, and they must bolster their ranks to deal with the imminent magical threats. Luke Cage calls on New Avenger DOCTOR STRANGE to help find the perfect candidate to fill the role, but bringing this person in is far from easy–which is why SATANA will make a fine Thunderbolt. Back at The Raft, the status quo is changing to an even greater extent without Luke’s knowledge. Get ready for new levels of lightning-like justice!
Uncanny X-Force #5.1
From Marvel Comics and Rick Remender, Special Point One issue.
START READING with this Point One issue. When a situation calls for hard choices, the X-Force is there to step in. Lady Deathstrike, with the deadly Reavers at her side, set out to destroy the X-Men in their home! Deathstrike will obliterate the X-Men or die trying, and this new Uncanny X-Force is more than happy to oblige. As the line between right and wrong become more and more blurred, will the Uncanny X-Force be heralded as heroes…or villains?
Amazing Spider-Man #656
From Marvel Comics and Dan Slott, the debut of the NEW SPIDER-ARMOR!
If Spider-Man hopes to find a way to defeat his new nemesis MASSACRE, he’ll need the help of his all new, all-power costume! But will protecting the people of New York mean that Spider-Man finally takes the last measure– killing a bloodthirsty madman when there are no other options? (by the way, your first answer is wrong!)
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