Marvel is currently feeling generous! The publisher is offering up over 700 free digital comics through ComiXology.com and through their online store as part of a promo at SXSW. These aren’t just ragtag books you’d find in dollar store bins, but a massive collections that spans across multiple Marvel eras, including a load of Marvel NOW! titles. They’ve got everything from classic X-Men to current Avengers issues, so head on over and take advantage of this! READ MORE
Marvel announces their big Infinity crossover event, coming from Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung, will kick off on Free Comic Book Day 2013. The crossover wil pair together the Avengers, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Inhumans, and Spider-Man to take on the deadly Thanos. Look for the seeds to be planted for the series beginning as early as this month. READ MORE
For a room that seats a few hundred people, the Marvel Prose panel was quite empty; apparently without the pictures, you lose the fans. Already out from the Marvel Prose line is “Civil War” from Moore, and Whedon’s “Astonishing X-Men” by Peter David. Coming in 2013 are “New Avengers” in January, which will be followed by “Iron Man Extremis” by Marie Javins in April. The panel spoke about the liberties taken when adapting a comic to prose form and the new character relationships that have spawned out of that. Details follow. READ MORE
Soundgarden has released “Been Away Too Long”, their newest single from the upcoming album King Animal, which comes out Nov. 13th (deluxe pre-order here). The song streamed first on Banana 101.5. You can listen to the song as well as check out the King Animal trailer, see the track list, and check out the single artwork below.
This song is FAR more like the Soundgarden that I remember. That Avengers song, “Live To Rise”, was pretty damn bad. Check out the song below and leave your thoughts. READ MORE
Marvel was heavy on the blood with the teaser this week for a new series by Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker for Marvel NOW! Revealed today on Marvel.com, they announced that the book will be called Avengers Arena. The series takes 16 young heroes from the Marvel Universe and pits them against one another in a Battle Royale-esque setting, organized by the villain, Arcade. Taking off the popularity of The Hunger Games, Marvel brings a bit of teenage fights to the death in “Avengers Arena”. The book will pull characters from books such as “Avengers Academy’s”, “Annihilation’s”, “Runaways’”, plus a bunch of new characters that will have to fight to survive. More on the scoop after the jump. READ MORE
Hopefully you have all seen Marvel’s The Avengers by now, as speculations is running rampant already as to what’s in store for the sequel. Which characters will be added? Will we see Spidey? Who’s going to die? Well now you can analyze the post-credit scene to Whedon’s film all you want in beautiful HD quality. So here you go, get som shawarma and speculate away. READ MORE
Today is apparently the day to release new music videos. Below you’ll find new videos from Soundgarden, Jeffrey Nothing (Mushroomhead), and Job For A Cowboy.
Soundgarden’s video is for Live To Rise, the first new track from the band in over 15 years. The song appears on the soundtrack to the upcoming film The Avengers, which hits theaters this Friday. The song will NOT appear on the upcoming Soundgarden album as it was recorded specifically for the film.
Jeffrey Nothing’s Sin O’ Cism comes off his debut album, The New Psychodalia. Revolver has an interview with him about the meaning of the song here.
Job For A Cowboy’s Imperium Wolves lyric video comes from their latest album Demonocracy, which came out April 10th via Metal Blade Records. READ MORE
Yesterday Marvel released the details about their big upcoming Avengers Vs. X-Men event, and to go along with all the press coverage comes a nice juicy preview of X-Sanction which will lead into the event starting next week. If you are dying to find out what happens in this all out war, this is a good place to start the speculation. Read on for the skinny…
So what’s all the hoopla about this ‘It’s Coming’ teaser nonsense from Marvel? Yep, you guessed it Avengers Vs. X-Men. The publisher revealed their “secret” plans yesterday afternoon on their website as well as in USA Today that their next big event will not be run by one single man, but by a team of their best writers. Avengers Vs. X-Men will be co-written by Marvel’s five “Architect” writers: Jason Aaron, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction and Jonathan Hickman with illustrations by John Romita Jr., Olivier Coipel and Adam Kubert. Sounds like a winner to me! Read on for some more deets.
Welcome to the weekly previews for July 20th, 2011 here at Bloody-Disgusting.com! The truth is everyone would read all the books if they had the time and money, but in reality most of us don’t. Here you will find a little taste of some major comics being released each week, my take on them, and, as always, feels free to discuss below. Whether you have been into comics since you were a little one, or are new to the game, I’m here to help you decide which books are for you. I’ve picked out some comics I feel will stand out in the coming week and listed them under their respective publisher, with over a dozen previews of some of your favorite books such as ”AVENGERS”, “GATES OF GOTHAM”, and “THE WALKING DEAD”. Read on for the skinny…
Welcome to the weekly previews for May 18th, 2011 here at Bloody-Disgusting.com! The truth is everyone would read all the books if they had the time and money, but in reality most of us don’t. Here you will find a little taste of some major comics being released each week, my take on them, and, as always, feels free to discuss below. Whether you have been into comics since you were a little one, or are new to the game, I’m here to help you decide which books are for you. I’ve picked out some comics I feel will stand out in the coming week and listed them under their respective publisher, with over a dozen previews of some of your favorite books. Read on for the skinny…