Saturday, September 24, 2016

“Take Back the Shield” Starts NOW!

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“Take Back the Shield” Starts NOW! Your First 
Look at CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14!








Steve Rogers has returned. Then why won’t Sam Wilson give up the shield? Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14, the first chapter in the new story arc “Take Back the Shield”! Sam Wilson stands at the crossroads of a divided nation. When the terrorist organization Ultimatum and their leader the Flag-Smasher begin to wreak havoc, Sam Wilson is the first to dive headlong into the fray. Yet as cries of #TakeBacktheShield trend worldwide, can Sam continue to uphold the ideals of Captain America? As he teams with Steve Rogers to take down Ultimatum, is there room in the Marvel Universe for two Captain Americas? Only…Steve has a secret. Be there when “Take Back the Shield” begins in CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14 – on-sale October 19th!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #14 (AUG160828)
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by PAUL RENAUD
Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
Champions Variant by MIKE DEODATO (
AUG160829)
Classic Variant by PAT BRODERICK (
AUG160830)
Story Thus Far Variant by PAUL RENAUD (AUG160831)

FOC – 09/26/16, On-Sale – 10/19/16

INFAMOUS IRON MAN #1 Puts Doctor Doom in to Iron Man’s Boots this October!

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 INFAMOUS IRON MAN #1 Puts Doctor Doom in to Iron Man’s Boots this October!
Bendis & Maleev Reunite For New Ongoing Series!










Victor Von Doom has ascended to greater heights than ever before, as…IRON MAN?! Your eyes do not deceive you! There’s a new Iron Man in town, and he’s coming your way in INFAMOUS IRON MAN #1 – the all-new ongoing series from the blockbuster, Eisner Award-winning creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev! It’s time for the greatest villain in the Marvel Universe to try something…new. Where Tony Stark failed, Victor Von Doom will succeed! Only, how will the rest of the world’s heroes take to their deadliest foe masquerading as their greatest champion? The question remains – has the one-time Doctor Doom truly turned over a new leaf, or is this just the next step in his master plan? The answers begin as Bendis and Maleev bring you their next can’t-miss collaboration in INFAMOUS IRON MAN #1 – coming October 19th!

INFAMOUS IRON MAN #1 (AUG160767)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art & Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Covers by ESAD RIBIC (AUG160768) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (AUG160770)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (AUG160769)
Teaser Variant by MIKE DEODATO (AUG160771)
Champions Variant by MIKE MCKONE (AUG160772)
Hip-Hop Variant by ANTHONY PIPER (AUG160773)
FOC – 09/26/16, On-Sale – 10/19/16

Sunday, September 18, 2016

NEW WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY TRAILER SHOWCASES FAMILIAR BEASTS AND CHARACTERS

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NEW WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY TRAILER SHOWCASES 
FAMILIAR BEASTS AND CHARACTERS

At this year’s Tokyo Game Show, SQUARE ENIX® released a newWORLD OF FINAL FANTASY trailer that follows the journey of siblings Reynn and Lann as they enter the world of Grymoire. Bound by prophecy to lead the world to salvation or ruin, they encounter a multitude of familiar FINAL FANTASY® beasts and characters, including Faris and her pirate moogles™ (FINAL FANTASY V), Rydia and her companion mist dragon (FINAL FANTASY IV) and the young summoner Eiko (FINAL FANTASY IX). The trailer also features the opening theme song “Innocence2” performed by Mizuki.
The Day One edition of the game is available now for preorder through the Square Enix Online Store and at participating retailers for $59.99. The Day One edition includes extra digital content including an exclusive Sephiroth summon and the Japanese voice-over option add-on. The Collector’s Edition, presented as a physical pop-up book containing an 80-page hardbound artbook, three mini-figurines,Sounds of the World soundtrack CD, extra digital content and more, is also available in limited quantities exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store.

The WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY TGS Trailer is available at: https://youtu.be/IzQikBYRLUY.

WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY will arrive on October 25 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.

Marvel Presents MONSTERS UNLEASHED

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Marvel Presents MONSTERS UNLEASHED

Raining down from the outer reaches of the galaxy, rising up from the depths of the ocean, and emerging from the recesses of the Earth – monsters are staking their claim to the planet.  The only thing standing in their destructive path: the united Super Heroes of the Marvel Universe. 

It’s all hands on deck, as the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men, Inhumans and Champions, joined by a who’s who of solo stars – Deadpool, Spider-Man, Black Panther – battle an endless deluge of monsters and the mysterious force that controls them.  Will the combined might of the Marvel Super Heroes be enough to save the day?  Or will they need help to arrive from the unlikeliest of places?

Marvel Comics is excited to present MONSTERS UNLEASHED coming January 2017.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Super Mario Brothers Adventures Returns from VIZ Media




VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, proudly announces the return of SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES as the long out-of-print graphic novel receives an October 11th release.

Fans in New York can join in the celebration by attending the Launch Party at Nintendo NY, located in Rockefeller Center on Friday, October 7th from 6PM - 8PM. The festivities will kick off with themed cupcakes for attendees, a photo-op with MarioTM and LuigiTM, an autograph and Q & A session with VIP guests from VIZ Media and more! Attendees who purchase a copy of SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES at the event will receive an exclusive poster as a gift with purchase, while supplies last. Visit: www.Nintendonyc.com and @NintendoNYC on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for details.

Presented in full color and inspired by the bestselling Nintendo® video game franchise, SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES is a riotous and wacky tale featuring beloved characters Mario and Luigi (and YoshiTM!), with a story by Kentaro Takekuma and artwork by Charlie Nozawa. The comics originally ran in Nintendo PowerTM magazine in 1992-93. 

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES collects the full series into a single-volume edition that will receive a remastered full-color print release with an MSRP of $14.99 U.S. / $17.99 CAN.

In the story, the peril-plagued Princess Toadstool is kidnapped by the diabolical deadbeat BowserTM but super plumbers Mario and Luigi hatch a plan with their new friend Yoshi to rescue her. Are the Super Mario Bros.’TM plans a pipe dream? Can they stop the Koopa King before he forces the Princess to be his bride?! 

“This fantastic new edition will delight legions of video game, pop culture and comic fans with imaginative adventures inspired by Mario and Luigi from the classic Super Mario Bros. games,” says Beth Kawasaki, Senior Editorial Director for VIZ Media. “Join the fun as gaming’s most legendary pair of brothers attempt to rescue Princess Peach from the clutches of the Koopa King!”

Created by Nintendo, the Mario character first appeared in 1981 in Nintendo’s original Donkey KongTM arcade game. The red-capped, mustachioed character has become one of the most popular among fans and video games featuring Super Mario™ have sold more than 310 million units globally. Nintendo marked the official 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. in 2015 and the Mario character continues to be featured on a wide array of new consumer products each year.

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES story writer Kentaro Kawamoto is best-known for co-authoring Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga and his most well known manga work published in English is Super Mario Adventures, which originally ran in Nintendo Power magazine and was collected in 1993 into a graphic novel edition of the same name.

SUPER MARIO ADVENTURES artist Charlie Nozawa published manga under the pen name Tamakichi Sakura. His most notable works include Shiawase No Katachi (Shapes of Happiness) and Oyaji No Wakuse (Dad’s Planet).