Happy New Comic Books Day Ninja Nation. From the death of Spider-Man to the re-emergence of the Fantastic Four, here is what we couldn’t wait to get our little gloved hands on today!
Ultimate Spider-Man #156
From Marvel Comics and writer Brian Michael Bendis, DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN, CHAPTER ONE:
The wait is over!! THE most shocking Spider-Man story you will ever read! Young Peter Parker has led a heroic life and tried to live by the simple and powerful philosophy that with great power comes great responsibility, but will that philosophy be enough to save him from the horror that awaits him here? This is easily the most important story in Ultimate Spider-Man history and maybe the most important story in the Ultimate Universe. Who better to illustrate it than Ultimate Spider-Man legend MARK BAGLEY, making his mighty Marvel return!! Bendis and Bagley back together again and just-in-time!!
Fantastic Four #1
From Johnathan Hickman and Marvel Comics, It’s the FANTASTIC first issue of FF! A bold new direction for Marvel’s First Family featuring new members, old friends, older enemies and uneasy alliances that will send shockwaves through the Marvel Universe. With stunning art work by Steve Epting and Paul Mounts, please join writer, Jonathan Hickman, on the second massive arc in the bold new direction for the ‘World’s Greatest Comic”
Uncanny X-men #534
From Marvel Comics and Matt Fraction and Kiero Gillen, “QUARANTINE,” Part 5 (pf 5)
The X-Men have an infectious, killer disease. What could possibly mean enough to make them break quarantine and risk exposing the world? And when that plague cuts them off from their powers, what would be the use of doing so anyway? Cyclops has his answers. You can make up your own mind. Meanwhile, Emma Frost and Sebastian Shaw finish their physical debate… and the final words will change their relationship forever.
From Dark Horse Comics and David Lapham and Benjamin Truman, The newest, gnarliest, and ickiest incarnation of the classic horror anthology Creepy is clawing its way onto your must–read list for 2011! Don’t miss the demented debut of Creepy #5 this March, which features strange and stunning offerings by David Lapham (Stray Bullets), Timothy Truman (Conan), classic Creepy cover artist Sanjulian, and much, much gore. Whether you prefer your horror tales bloody and bold, or supernatural and subtle, Uncle Creepy and his maleficent minions are sure to satisfy your lust for scary stories!
* At only $4.99, Creepy is one of the most appallingly appealing bargains you’ll find at your local comics shop.
* 48 pages of pure, putrid terror!
Uncanny X-Force #6
From Rick Remender and Marvel Comics, ‘DEATHLOK NATION,’ PART 2
Buried deep, sequestered under a million years of unnatural evolution, Father, architect of The World, has a solution to the relentless and fruitless super human conflict that has left the Earth teetering on the brink of destruction. The Deathlok virus will spread, acclimate and control them all. In order to protect Earth’s heroes from the Deathlok virus, X-Force must kill The World’s Father, and his perfect future with him. But should they? How many people would a hero allow to die to ensure worldwide utopia?
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