Nick Fury starts a stunning new solo adventure in an exclusive Marvel preview

Nick Fury, Jr. has been in the Marvel Universe for the last five years, but he hasn’t had his own ongoing series until now. The new Nick Fury title wisely takes inspiration from the adventures of Nick’s father, and the creative team is channeling Jim Steranko’s groundbreaking work on Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D.…

Marvel just doesn’t know what to do with its group of young, horny X-Men

The first X-Men Prime was released in May of 1995, on the heels of possibly the best-received crossover in franchise history, the Age Of Apocalypse. That story was so well received that it became a problem for the books themselves, caught slightly off-guard by the runaway success of the alternate universe crossover.…

Roxane Gay’s Black Panther prequel gives women a story in the World Of Wakanda

Wakanda is experiencing a well deserved resurgence in interest. Between excitement for the Black Panther movie and the good press around Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze’s comic, it’s a smart move for Marvel to expand the franchise. It’s even smarter to recruit Roxane Gay to helm a new title in keeping with…

Marvel exclusive: Motherhood ruins Jessica Drew’s life in Spider-Woman #5

Jessica “Spider-Woman” Drew delivered her son in extraordinary circumstances with an emergency C-section in a space hospital overrun by alien rebels, but now that she’s back on Earth and situating to the whole mom thing, she’s learning the harsh reality of what it means to be a single parent. Writer Dennis Hopeless…

Exclusive Marvel preview: Peggy gets Asgardian assistance in Agent Carter #1

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel is releasing five one-shots this month spotlighting various characters with ties to the organization, all of whom are also featured in Marvel’s TV series Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter. There’s some very deliberate cross-promotion happening in these…