Friday, April 18, 2014

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1 First Look from Marvel


This May, the Master of Kung-Fu returns for an all-new limited series full of murder, mystery and martial arts in DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG-FU #1 – from the creative team of Mike Benson (Deadpool Pulp) and Tan Eng Huat (X-Men Legacy)! A highly trained MI-6 agent has been murdered in cold blood. One with deep, personal ties to Shang-Chi’s past. As he journey’s to England to pay his respects, the Marvel Universe’s most impressive hand-to-hand combatant will learn that not all is as it seems. And if he’s not careful –he’ll be next! Familiar faces and new enemies lie around every twist and turn, as Shang-Chi makes his lone stand against the dangerous un known. High-octane espionage and bone-crunching kung-fu collide this May in DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG FU #1!

Preview Pages in Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1



DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG-FU #1 (of 4) (MAR140663)
Written by MIKE BENSON
Art by TAN ENG HUAT
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
FOC – 04/21/14, On-Sale – 05/14/14

Marvel Unveils WonderCon 2014 Schedule

This week, Marvel returns to Anaheim for Wondercon 2014! Today, Marvel is proud to unveil our panel schedule full of the hottest creators in the industry, bringing fans an exciting chance to hear from their favorite All-New Marvel NOW! writers, artists and editors.

That’s right True Believer – you can’t afford to miss out on this year’s star studded Marvel panels! If you’ve never experienced a Marvel panel live, you don’t know what you’re missing! Stop by for a Q&A with your favorite creators and as always, fun surprises!

Please note, all guests, times and rooms are subject to change.
Saturday, April 19th
MARVEL: All-New Marvel NOW!
Time: 7:30pm
Location: 300DE
Want to start reading Marvel Comics?  There’s no better time than Marvel NOW!  And there’s no better place to learn about all our thrilling and creatively diverse All-New Marvel NOW series than this panel!   Panelists include Editor Sana Amanat and writers Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel), Joshua Hale Fialkov (Amazing Spider-Man: Who Am I?, Ultimate FF), James Robinson (Fantastic Four, All-New Invaders), and Mark Waid (Daredevil, Hulk)!
Sunday, April 20th
MARVEL: Breaking Into Comics the Marvel Way
Time: 11:00am
Location: 207
Are you a writer or artist?  Ever dream of working for Marvel?  Do you find yourself thinking "I could do that, if I knew how!"  Well, here's your chance!  Join Editor Sana Amanat and panelists Kris Anka (X-Men), Kelly Sue DeConnick(Captain Marvel), Sam Humphries (Avengers A.I.), Steve Lieber (Superior Foes of Spider-Man), Richard Isanove(Savage Wolverine), Marjorie Liu (Astonishing X-Men), James Robinson (Fantastic Four, All-New Invaders), and Mark Waid (Daredevil, Hulk) to find out how to get your foot in the door at MARVEL!

Funko Pop! Disney Maleficent Movie Vinyl Figures

Disney's Maleficent is in theatres May 30th!
Maleficent is the untold story of the mysterious villain from Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
Find out the events that drove Maleficent to curse Aurora!

In anticipation of the movie, we are debuting two new beautiful Pop!'s!
Aurora looks angelic with her gold crown and Maleficent is looking particularly menacing!
Together they make the perfect pair!

Watch the trailer for Disney's Maleficent right here!



Available this May!

Image Comics Manifest Destiny #7 Variant Cover by Marc Silvestri and Todd McFarlane


 Image is pleased to reveal a variant cover featuring art by Marc Silvestri, inked by Todd McFarlane and colored by series colorist Owen Gieni for issue #7 of Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts’ critically-acclaimed Skybound series MANIFEST DESTINY.

MANIFEST DESTINY #7 begins an all-new story arc, and with it, an all-new adventure. Follow Lewis, Clark, and the surviving members of their expedition as they continue westward—only to learn that on a river there’s no safe haven to sail to… 

MANIFEST DESTINY #7 will be available on 6/11 for $2.99 and you can order it now with Diamond Code: APR140575. The Silvestri/McFarlane variant cover can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code MAR148175. Final orders are due from retailers on 5/19.

For those still catching up on the adventure, the second printing of MANIFEST DESTINY #6 is available to order with Diamond Code MAR148147 and will be released on 5/14. MANIFEST DESTINY, VOL. 1 is available to order for $9.99 with Diamond Code MAR140546 and will hit stores on 5/14.

Boom! Studios Hosts Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Signing at WonderCon

Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes cast members Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, The Dark Knight) and Keri Russell (The Americans, Felicity), along with film director Matt Reeves (Let Me In, Felicity), will make an exclusive signing appearance at the BOOM! Studios booth during WonderCon in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, April 19. BOOM! Studios is the official publisher of Planet of the Apes comics.
Limited-edition WonderCon exclusive Dawn of the Planet of the Apes prints illustrated by Garry Brown (The Massive, Sons of Anarchy) will be available for purchase for $20, and the cast will be available to sign them from 2:30-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the BOOM! Studios booth, #319, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The signing will be ticketed and a print purchase is required for the signing.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is about a growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar that is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.
Twentieth Century Fox will release Dawn of the Planet of the Apes worldwide July 11th, 2014. For more information, visit dawnofapes.com.