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Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Marvel Comics has released its solicitations for comics on sale in March, 2013, including the latest Marvel NOW! releases, the debut of "Age of Ultron," "Wolverine" #1 and much more!

Bendis Mutates

Bendis Mutates "Uncanny X-Men"

Brian Michael Bendis discusses his next contribution to the Marvel NOW! X-Men mythology with a relaunch of "Uncanny X-Men" with art by Chris Bachalo following Cyclops' new mutant team.

DC Responds To Marvel's Sales Win & Their Own Early Digital Releases

DC Responds To Marvel's Sales Win & Their Own Early Digital Releases

In a strong month for direct market comic sales driven in part by Marvel NOW!, DC execs Bob Wayne and John Cunningham discuss how New 52 as book sales stay strong and the criticism over early digital releases.

Sales Estimates for November, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for November, 2012 - "All-New X-Men" Leads Marvel NOW! Sales Domination

November was a very good month for Marvel as the publisher's Marvel NOW! initiative had 8 of the top ten best-selling titles leading to overall sales domination while IDW's "My Little Pony" debuted at #15.

PRESS RELEASE: "Jeopardy" Debuts Marvel NOW! Category on December 13 Episode

Remender Takes

Remender Takes "Uncanny Avengers" To The Next Step

Writer Rick Remender discusses what's in store for the recently-assembled mashup team of X-Men and Avengers for the upcoming arc of "Uncanny Avengers," including the addition of new interior artist Daniel Acuna.

PRESS RELEASE: "Uncanny X-Men" #1 Deadpool & 53 State Birds Variant Announced

Hickman Gets Epically Secretive in

Hickman Gets Epically Secretive in "Avengers" & "New Avengers"

Jonathan Hickman told CBR about both the clandestine Illuminati-style cast of "New Avengers" and the epic and explosive crises the cast of his "Avengers" series will confront.

Gillen and McKelvie Band Together The

Gillen and McKelvie Band Together The "Young Avengers"

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie discuss their anticipated take on Marvel's teenaged team in "Young Avengers," featuring Loki, Miss America, Hulkling, Wiccan, Hawkeye and more.


PREVIEW: "Cable and X-Force" #3

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an advance preview of Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca's "Cable and X-Force" #3. Can Cable lead the team with his powers on the fritz? Find out January 9, 2013.

Hickman Digs Deep Into Fans'

Hickman Digs Deep Into Fans' "Avengers" Questions

"Avengers" writer Jonathan Hickman hosted a Q&A session on the CBR Forums, bringing revelatory and humorous answers to fan queries about his upcoming run on Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

EXCLUSIVE: Cornell, Davis Claw Into Marvel NOW! with

EXCLUSIVE: Cornell, Davis Claw Into Marvel NOW! with "Wolverine"

Writer Paul Cornell makes his return to Marvel alongside artist Alan Davis with "Wolverine." CBR spoke with the writer about his action-crime take on the series, plus an exclusive first look at Davis' first issue art.

X-POSITION: Aaron Takes

X-POSITION: Aaron Takes "Wolverine & the X-Men" Back To School

"Wolverine and the X-Men" writer Jason Aaron joins X-POSITION this week for a look at the direction of the series following "AvX," the crossover potential with other Marvel NOW! titles and more.

ADVANCE REVIEW: Hickman & Opena's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Hickman & Opena's "Avengers" #1

Kelly Thompson gives Jonathan Hickman and Jerome Opena's "Avengers" #1 4 stars, calling the debut issue featuring Earth's Mightiest Heroes "a great start for both Marvel NOW! and for The Avengers in general."

Comics A.M. - Disney Demands Dismissal of Stan Lee Media Lawsuit

Comics A.M. - Disney Demands Dismissal of Stan Lee Media Lawsuit

Disney calls $5.5 billion lawsuit over Marvel characters "completely frivolous"! Final print edition of "The Dandy" sells out! Jonathan Hickman talks "Avengers"! Brian Azzarello talks "Before Watchmen: Comedian"! Plus much more!


Talking "Thunderbolts" With Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker dives into the world of the Thunderbolts/Dark Avengers with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea, discussing the team's complicated past, its Marvel NOW! future and why he initially passed on the offer to write the series.

The Avengers Hunt Parker's

The Avengers Hunt Parker's "Red She-Hulk"

Writer Jeff Parker spoke with CBR News about his Marvel NOW! "Red She-Hulk" series, featuring the title character on a quest to derail a government super soldier program, making her a target of the Avengers. Plus exclusive art!


EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Way & Dillon's "Thunderbolts" #1

The Marvel NOW! era continues as CBR presents an exclusive preview of Daniel Way and Steve Dillon's "Thunderbolts" #1. Red Hulk, Venom, Elektra, Deadpool and the Punisher team up December 5.


REVIEW: "Thor: God of Thunder" #2

James Hunt gives "Thor: God of Thunder" #2 4.5 stars, calling the second issue from Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic "a comic that can match his movie incarnation for visual thrills and visceral fun."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Hickman & Opeña's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Hickman & Opeña's "Avengers" #1

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Jonathan Hickman and Jerome Opeña's "Avengers" #1. The Marvel NOW! era continues on December 5!


REVIEW: "All-New X-Men" #2

Kelly Thompson gives "All-New X-Men" #2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen 4.5 stars, calling Bendis' handle on the characters "a remarkably innocent, undamaged, naïve and optimistic mix that's just good reading."

PREVIEW: Bendis & Immonen's

PREVIEW: Bendis & Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #5

Marvel has released a preview of Stuart Immonen's interior pages of "All-New X-Men" #5 written by Brian Michael Bendis. The escapades of the original five X-Men in the present continue January 2.

X-POSITION: Spurrier Crafts an

X-POSITION: Spurrier Crafts an "X-Men Legacy" for Legion

"X-Men Legacy" writer Si Spurrier takes on fan questions about his current run on the relaunched X-Men title and shares his plans for Legion, the mutant with many personalities.

Fraction Celebrates Marvel's First Families in

Fraction Celebrates Marvel's First Families in "Fantastic Four" & "FF"

CBR spoke with writer Matt Fraction about his Marvel NOW! plans for "Fantastic Four" and "FF" including the exploration of new territories with classic characters and classic rivalries with new characters.

Waid Gives Bruce Banner New Purpose in

Waid Gives Bruce Banner New Purpose in "Indestructible Hulk"

In "Indestructible Hulk" #1, Bruce Banner launched a plan that would allow both him and his alter ego, the Hulk, to make the world a better place. We spoke with writer Mark Waid about how that deal will unfold.


REVIEW: "Deadpool" #2

Doug Zawisza gives "Deadpool" #2 4 stars, saying of the issue by Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Tony Moore, "the story moves along and the creators deliver quite an adventure to absorb."

Yost Gives the

Yost Gives the "Avenging Spider-Man" A "Superior" Spin

In "Avenging Spider-Man" #15.1, writer Chris Yost welcomes the new "Superior" era of Spider-Man. CBR spoke with Yost about the book that teams a new Spidey with a variety of Marvel heroes. Plus, exclusive art!

CBR TV: Kieron Gillen on

CBR TV: Kieron Gillen on "Iron Man," "Phonogram" and More

"Iron Man" and "Young Avengers" writer Kieron Gillen dropped by the CBR Tiki Room at New York Comic Con 2012 to discuss his take on Tony Stark, plans for a third "Phonogram" and more.


Way's "Thunderbolts" Head to Marvel NOW!

Writer Daniel Way discusses forming a new team of Marvel antiheroes for "Thunderbolts," featuring Red Hulk, Elektra, Venom, Deadpool and the Punisher as the newest public black-ops team in the Marvel Universe.

Marvel Debuts Joe Quesada's

Marvel Debuts Joe Quesada's "Amazing Spider-Man" #700 Variant Cover

Marvel has revealed Joe Quesada’s variant cover for The Amazing Spider-Man #700, the final issue of the long-running series, which is ending as part of the Marvel NOW! initiative.

Cornell and Davis Tackle

Cornell and Davis Tackle "Wolverine" For Marvel NOW!

Writer Paul Cornell and artist Alan Davis team up for a new "Wolverine" ongoing series exploring the direction of the character following the events of "Avengers Vs. X-Men" for Marvel NOW! in March 2013.

EXCLUSIVE: Moon Knight Battles

EXCLUSIVE: Moon Knight Battles "Age of Ultron" In New Bryan Hitch Art

The split-personality Marvel hero goes from Brian Michael Bendis' recent solo series to the "Age of Ultron" event as Moon Knight attacks in exclusive Bryan Hitch art from the long-gestating series.


ADVANCE REVIEW: "Captain America" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Captain America" #1 by Rick Remender and John Romita, Jr. 4 stars, saying Remender "warps ideas, make the action intense and plans some serious fun" in the Marvel NOW! debut issue.

Is the Marvel NOW!

Is the Marvel NOW! "Fantastic Four" Series Still Fantastic?

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco picks up "Fantastic Four" for the first time in years, noting the recent Marvel NOW! relaunch by Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley is "decent but unremarkable."

Axel-In-Charge - 11/16/2012

Axel-In-Charge - 11/16/2012

Some of the most debated parts of modern comics fall under the microscope this week as Marvel E-i-C Axel Alonso discusses artist choice, shipping delays and variants for Marvel NOW! titles like "Uncanny Avengers" and "Young Avengers."

Keatinge Makes

Keatinge Makes "Morbius" Marvel NOW!

Writer Joe Keatinge speaks about his upcoming "Morbius: The Living Vampire" series for Marvel NOW! that focuses on Spider-Man's undead sometimes-ally as he lives on the run following an escape from The Raft.

Gabriel Details Marvel Premiere Hardcover Changes, Debuts New Art

Gabriel Details Marvel Premiere Hardcover Changes, Debuts New Art

In Diamond's Gabriel NOW! column, Marvel SVP of Sales David Gabriel detailed the changes to the publisher's Premiere Hardcover collected editions and debuted a number of first looks at upcoming issues.

Marvel Wraps Up

Marvel Wraps Up "X-Men" in February

Marvel Comics' February solicitations reveal "X-Men" #41 written by Seth Peck with art by Jefte Palo will be the final issue of the series, even as the publisher continues to announce more titles for Marvel NOW!

PRESS RELEASE: Cornell & Davis Team Up For Marvel NOW!

Hopeless Makes Villains of

Hopeless Makes Villains of "Cable And X-Force

In a new series launching with Marvel NOW!, the darkest X-team gets cast as mutant terrorists, and writer Dennis Hopeless explains his plans for "Cable And X-Force" as a superhero crime comic where the Uncanny Avengers are the bad guys.