Marvel has announced the latest classic comics set to hit the Marvel Unlimited binge-reading app this month, and, yeah, the time-delayed new comics too, if you care about that sort of thing. The biggest addition to the collection of more than 20,000 digital comics for April is the entire first volume of Machine Man, featuring work by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Marv Wolfman, and more! That series launched in 1978 and ran for 19 issues, into 1980. All 19 of those comics will be availble to read for subscribers to Marvel Unlimited this month.
Joining Machine Man are issues #23-37 of the second volume of Doctor Strange, spanning from 1977 to 1979 and including work by Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom, Roger Stern, Tom Sutton, Gene Colan, and others. Marvel is also adding some 1995 issues of Spider-Man 2099 #34-38, by Peter David, Andrew Wildman, and more, along with Geoff "Jeff" Johns and Ivan Reis' 2002 4-issue Vision mini-series.
Check out the press release below for the full listing of modern comics planned to hit the service this month, though Marvel often adds additional classic comics throughout the month, and if we happen to notice, we'll let you know about those too.
Week of 4/1
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #6
BEN REILLY: SCARLET SPIDER #24
BLACK PANTHER #4
DOMINO ANNUAL #1
EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON #4 SERIES COMPLETE!
INFINITY WARS: IRON HAMMER #1
INFINITY WARPS?! When Stark Odinson, the brainy but arrogant son of the All-Father, was kidnapped by Ice Giants and forced to make them an armory, he turned their forges against them and became the armored Asgardian, Iron Hammer!
JESSICA JONES: MARVEL DIGITAL ORIGINAL #3 SERIES COMPLETE!
MARVEL 2-IN-ONE #10
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #35
MOON KNIGHT #199
OLD MAN HAWKEYE #9
OLD MAN LOGAN #48
PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #310
SPIDER-GEDDON IS HERE! The end of all Spiders doesn't exclude the star of the most anticipated video game of 2018! Marvel's Spider-Man makes his Marvel Comics debut! How does he enter the Marvel Universe and what role will he play in the final chapter of SPIDER-VERSE?!
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #24
STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #31 SERIES COMPLETE!
THE PUNISHER #2
VENOM: FIRST HOST #5 SERIES COMPLETE!
X-MEN: BLUE #36 SERIES COMPLETE!
X-MEN: RED #8
Week of 4/8
ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2
COSMIC GHOST RIDER #4
DEADPOOL: SECRET AGENT DEADPOOL #3
DEATH OF INHUMANS #4
DOCTOR STRANGE #6
INFINITY WARS: SLEEPWALKER #1
Deep in the mind of man, in the ephemeral land of dreams, he lurks! The Sleepwalker — a guardian of the Mindscape, a realm threatened by the disruptive power of the Infinity Stones! But when all of reality becomes warped in INFINITY WARS, can Sleepwalker find the help he needs to save us all?
IRON FIST – MARVEL DIGITAL ORIGINAL #1
CONTAINS THE FIRST TWO CHAPTERS OF A DIGITAL-FIRST, IN-CONTINUITY SERIES! A darkness is spreading through New York – something evil that preys on those who believe in the supernatural and the occult. And when palm readers and fortune tellers start turning up dead, the situation catches the attention of Danny Rand, AKA THE IRON FIST! But this might be one paranormal problem too great for even Danny to take on alone…
A gladiator, a warrior, a hero…the man called Shatterstar has been many things, but one thing he's always been is deadly. He's not a man you want to cross or you'll learn that fact all too well. Walk back into the darkness with Shatterstar!
STAR WARS #55
SUPERIOR OCTOPUS #1
Doc Ock has set up shop as San Francisco's protector, but you won't believe his methods. Some of Otto Octavius's new super hero strategies may make Spider-Man regret letting him free, but the good doctor swears that he's the SUPERIOR OCTOPUS! Chistos Gage (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Mike Hawthorne (Deadpool) will change the way you look at super hero comics.
TONY STARK: IRON MAN #4
TYPHOID FEVER: SPIDER-MAN #1
Typhoid Mary is back in Manhattan and has set her sights on Hell's Kitchen. With Daredevil preoccupied trying to take down Mayor Fisk, a power vacuum has suddenly formed in Manhattan's most dangerous neighborhood, and Typhoid Mary aims to fill it with her own unique brand of chaos. But Daredevil isn't the only guardian watching over the Kitchen's residents… and SPIDER-MAN is going to prove it!
WEAPON H #8
WEAPON X #24
WHAT IF? SPIDER-MAN #1
What if Peter Parker wasn't the one bitten by the radioactive spider? What if the person who got bit was someone who didn't live by the mantra of "with great power comes great responsibility"? What if that person was an egotistical bully who was only interested in taking care of himself? What if…FLASH THOMPSON became Spider-Man?
WHAT IF? X-MEN #1
The X-Men as you never imagined! Welcome to the EXE/scape, a digital wonderland of business and pleasure accessible to anyone with the social (or monetary) capital for the bio-mods needed to log in… Or you can bypass all of that by being born carrying an .EXE/gene!
X-MEN: BLACK – MAGNETO #1
MAGNETO IS BACK…and so is Chris Claremont! For years, Magneto has done everything he can to achieve his goals for mutant domination. But now Magneto has declared that enough is enough. So what revolutionary plan does Magneto have that will change the face of mutantkind? And will anyone be able to stop him? Will anyone want to?
Week of 4/15
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #7
BEN REILLY: SCARLET SPIDER #25 SERIES COMPLETE!
CAPTAIN AMERICA #4
IMMORTAL HULK #7
INFINITY WARS #4
MS. MARVEL #35
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY ADAPTATION #1
FEATURING BACKSTORY AND SCENES NOT SEEN IN THEATERS! After leaving the IMPERIAL NAVY, a young HAN SOLO seeks adventure by joining a gang of galactic mercenaries — including a 196-year-old Wookiee named CHEWBACCA and a notorious gambler named LANDO CALRISSIAN. But there's more to the story of the galaxy's most beloved scoundrel than what you saw in theaters. Why does BECKETT trust him? And what is the connection between the woman who stole Han's heart and one of Han's closest friends?
THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #37
WHAT IF? THE PUNISHER #1
WITH GREAT POWER…When Peter Parker's Uncle Ben is ruthlessly killed by a burglar Peter let escape, he vows to never let the same fate befall another innocent bystander. From then on, he stands as a figure of cold retribution. Criminals beware – the guilty caught in this spider's web will be PUNISHED. But will Parker stand triumphant…or shattered by this twist of fate? The friendly neighborhood takes a different turn in this WHAT IF? adventure, positing a very different sense of responsibility for the man who will be known as THE PUNISHER, as his battles against villains like the GREEN GOBLIN take a new path!
X-MEN: BLACK – MOJO #1
THE SPINELESS SHOWMAN TAKES CENTER STAGE! That's right — that most successful producer ever to pack the cross-time airwaves, the man himself, MOJO, has yet another plan in place the boost his ratings at the X-Men's expense! And I'm sure he would say it's THE MOST IMPORTANT COMIC BOOK YOU'LL EVER READ! PLUS: Part 2 of X-MEN BLACK: APOCALYPSE!
Week of 4/22
ASTONISHING X-MEN #16
DARTH VADER #22
DEADPOOL: SECRET AGENT DEADPOOL #4
INFINITY WARS: WEAPON HEX #1
In a dark weapons program breeding subjects specifically for magic use, the 23rd attempt, now called Wanda, was finally able to connect to violent magics – making her one of the deadliest people on the planet!
LUKE CAGE: MARVEL DIGITAL ORIGINAL #3 SERIES COMPLETE!
MARVEL ZOMBIE #1
NEW FROM THE HOUSE OF IDEAS! MARVEL ZOMBIES IS BACK…WITH A TWIST! Years after an incurable zombie virus ravaged the world, a small colony of survivors is protected by the Marvel U's few remaining heroes, including Spider-Man, Daredevil and the Falcon. But when their last chance at salvation arrives, will they be willing to sacrifice their own humanity in the process?
MR. AND MRS. X #4
OLD MAN LOGAN #49
PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #311
The world fell in love with her in the movie. Now, the Black Panther's techno-genius sister launches her own adventures — written by best-selling Afrofuturist author Nnedi Okorafor and drawn by Eisner-nominated artist Leonardo Romero! The Black Panther has disappeared, lost on a mission in space. And in his absence, everyone's looking at the next in line for the throne. But Shuri is happiest in a lab, surrounded by gadgets of her own creation. But a nation without a leader is a vulnerable one — and Shuri may have to choose between Wakanda's welfare and her own.
THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL #4
THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP #1
Nadia Van Dyne, A.K.A. the UNSTOPPABLE WASP, and her team of girl scientists are back! With the backing of the original Wasp, Janet Van Dyne, there's no problem the Agents of G.I.R.L. can't solve!
VENOM ANNUAL #1
WEAPON H #9
WHAT IF? GHOST RIDER #1
You've only heard whispers of this real-world/Marvel Universe crossover until now, when moral decline and budgetary shortfalls have combined to lower our lawyers' resistance! Sebastian Girner (Shirtless Bear-Fighter, Scales & Scoundrels) and Caspar Wijngaard (Angelic, Limbo, DOCTOR APHRA ANNUAL #2) recklessly bring you the tale of the first and only true Nordic black metal band to visit the Marvel Universe through the INSANITY of likeness release waivers!
X-MEN: BLACK – MYSTIQUE #1
THAT'S SO RAVEN! What's a day in the life for Raven Darkholme, A.K.A. Mystique? Brutal kills, revenge-fueled chills, seductive thrills…and that's all before breakfast! Award-winning author Seanan McGuire (X-MEN GOLD ANNUAL #2) and rising star Marco Failla take Marvel's multifaceted mutant murderess for a spin!
Week of 4/29
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8
BLACK PANTHER VS. DEADPOOL #1
VIBRANIUM BULLETS AND REGROWING LIMBS – EVERYTHING YOU WANT FROM A COMIC IS HERE! Deadpool's teamed up with, taken down or taken a beating from just about every hero in the Marvel Universe – And no way is the Black Panther going to miss out on his turn!
INFINITY WARS: ARACHKNIGHT #1
Chosen as the Avatar of the Spider-Totem, Peter Parker is the dark guardian of destiny doing the bidding of the great weaver of fate…a role that has shattered his mind into multiple personas: a tech genius, a photographer, a teacher…
INFINITY WARS: SLEEPWALKER #2
INFINITY WARS: SOLDIER SUPREME #2 SERIES COMPLETE!
MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES: CAPTAIN MARVEL – HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR #1
EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HERO AND YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN GET SPOOKED! It's October, and you know what that means: HALLOWEEN! And with Halloween come tricks and treats alike. But while Captain Marvel and Spidey are trying to get their sugar fix, the rambunctious rogues of the Marvel Universe will be spying and scheming from afar…
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #36
MOON KNIGHT #200 SERIES COMPLETE!
RETURN OF WOLVERINE #2
SENTRY #5 SERIES COMPLETE!
A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE IN! MAY "MAYDAY" PARKER, the original SPIDER-GIRL, ANYA CORAZON, the Prime Universe SPIDER-GIRL, and ANNIE MAY PARKER, A.K.A. SPIDERLING — together for the first time! May will do anything to protect her brother from the Inheritors, and Anya's knowledge of the mystical Spider-Totems could save the day. But how does Annie fit in? And what chance do three girls have against ageless universal forces?!
SPIDER-GWEN: GHOST-SPIDER #1
A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE IN! What? You thought we were done with Gwen Stacy after the first two landmark volumes of her series?! GET OUTTA HERE. It's a whole new spin on Gwen and her world of Earth-65, brought to you by none other than SEANAN MCGUIRE & ROSI KÄMPE!
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #25
THE PUNISHER #3
WHAT IF? THOR #1
In the tradition of epic mythology, we peer into a universe where the unthinkable has happened: Thor has been transformed into the Herald of Galactus. How can Earth survive with such a powerful harbinger of doom at its doorstep? Is there anyone who can stop him or will Earth be left a scorched and barren wasteland like so many other thriving planets before it?
X-MEN: BLACK – JUGGERNAUT #1
NOTHING CAN STOP THE JUGGERNAUT…until now. What has finally stopped Cain Marko in his tracks? You'll have to see to believe, but we can promise you it's gonna involve nothing but punching for the Juggernaut!
X-MEN: RED #9