The Marvel Event Machine keeps on rolling in this first Wednesday in February. As you can read below Siege #2 is promising the death of an Avenger. The only problem with that is there are currently 45 Avengers spread across a half dozen teams. The rebooted Ultimate universe continues to grow with Ultimate X #1. The giant World of New Krypton story wraps up with Superman World of New Krypton #12. God Complex ramps up the action when Hercules arrives on the scene in issue #3. And finally, the critically acclaimed short story collection known as Demo returns with a second volume and issue #1 of 6 releases on Wednesday. Come back later in the week to see what action made the Panel of the Week.
The blockbuster Marvel event of the year goes full-blown carnage and madness as the biggest and most brutal battle in Marvel’s history brings together heroes from all sides. Lines have been drawn, and an unlikely hero will save one Avenger, but they can’t save them all. The Siege has begun and it claims its first victim as AN AVENGER WILL DIE!!
Ultimate Comics X #1
Who-or what-is Ultimate X? The answers and even more secrets arrive in the all new ULTIMATE X ongoing bi-monthly series from the superstar dream team of JEPH LOEB and ART ADAMS. Wolverine is dead. Captain America is a fugitive. The Fantastic Four disbanded. Lives have been destroyed and nothing can ever be the same-is there any hope left? It all begins with a search for a brand new character whose identity will leave jaws on the floor and change the Ultimate Universe forever.
Superman World of New Krypton #12
The epic finale to WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON! Now that the conspiracy involving New Krypton’s council has been brought to light, can Superman keep his people from tearing each other apart? And what does a skull-shaped ship flying towards New Krypton mean? A new series starting in March – SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC’S REVENGE!
Demo volume 2 #1
“A series of compelling but achingly brief short stories that each introduce extraordinary characters.” -THE ONION on DEMO VOL. 1 The pioneering indie masterwork returns! And here’s the first of 6 brand-new, single-issue, done-in-one stories from Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Becky Cloonan (AMERICAN VIRGIN, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), each one just as powerful and emotionally charged as the original run. In “The Waking Life of Angels,” a woman is haunted by a recurring premonition; one of a person plummeting from a great height. Seriously sleep-deprived and with only fragments of images for clues, she abandons her life to travel halfway around the world in hopes of finding this person before her fateful accident occurs.
God Complex #3
Don’t miss this ACTION-PACKED issue! Titans CLASH when Paul dukes it out with none other than Hercules in order to save the beautiful Sophia from the clutches of the god’s minions! And the action doesn’t stop there – For Paul, even saving the damsel in distress is COMPLEX!