Marvel Big Books For 2020 – as Hellstrom (or Helstrom or Hellstorm) Scheduling Kicks In

We've looked at a bunch of Marvel, Image and DC Comics collections and original graphic novels coming through the pipeline right now, here are a few more Marvel Comics books of note coming in 2020… and a certain Helstrom TV show is having an impact already.

X-Men Milestones: Age of X Paperback

July 28, 2020 256 pages, The biggest and best adventures of Marvel's mighty mutants – these are the X-Men Milestones! In a world where the X-Men never existed and mutantkind has been hunted to extinction, the few remaining Homo superior have banded together to make their last stand. The weary mutants spend each day securing the walls of their stronghold, Fortress X, in a seemingly endless battle to beat back the anti-mutant forces that would see them wiped out. But when a conspiracy is discovered within Fortress X itself, could it be that mutantkind's last bastion will crumble from the inside out? When the dust settles, no one will be left unscathed – but what is the terrible truth about the Age of X? COLLECTING: AGE OF X ALPHA (2011) 1, X-MEN LEGACY (2008) 245-247, NEW MUTANTS (2009) 22-24, AGE OF X: UNIVERSE (2011) 1-2

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Marvel Comics: The World Outside Your Window Paperback

July 7, 2020. The Marvel Universe has always reflected the world outside your window – from the moment Captain America charged into battle in World War II, to the present day! Marvel's characters face relevant and real-life issues alongside their extraordinary adventures – from grappling with alcoholism, to participating in politics, to celebrating diversity and everything in between! These powerful stories from Marvel's 80-year history feature iconic heroes tackling heavy-hitting subjects, including drug abuse, teen suicide, HIV, terrorism, school shootings and more. COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) 97, HOWARD THE DUCK (1976) 8, IRON MAN (1968) 128, NEW MUTANTS (1983) 45, ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) 106, UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 303, INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) 420, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 36, CAPTAIN AMERICA (2002) 1, ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) 51, MS. MARVEL (2015) 13, CHAMPIONS (2016) 24; & MATERIAL FROM CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS 2 AND AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 583

Hellstrom: Evil Origins Paperback

 July 7, 2020. From hell he came! Exorcist Daimon Hellstrom has a secret – by night, he is the Son of Satan! Golden trident in hand and pentagram on his chest, Daimon is out to confront his evil father – but will he make the scene in time to save Johnny Blaze, the flaming-skulled Ghost Rider? Experience the early exploits of Daimon Hellstrom, including his uncanny origin, demonic battles against Satan himself and even his first clash with his sister – the succubus called Satana! Plus, as Daimon finds a place for himself in Marvel's wildest non-team, the Defenders, he falls for Patsy Walker – the fittingly named Hellcat! But can romance blossom for a man with a soul as dark as Daimon's? COLLECTING: GHOST RIDER (1973) 1-2; MARVEL SPOTLIGHT (1971) 12-13, 24; SON OF SATAN (1976) 8; DEFENDERS (1972) 92, 120-121

Hellstrom: Prince of Lies Paperback

July 14, 2020. The Son of Satan is back – and there's hell to pay! Daimon Hellstrom has long struggled with his nature and his evil parentage. In the past he had been an adventurer, a hero, a Defender – and even a husband, to Patsy "Hellcat" Walker. But that was years ago. Now, storm clouds gather as Daimon walks among mortal men once more – for his new path is one of death and damnation! Unholy threats are on the rise, and the cynical, embittered Hellstrom is the only one who can combat them…if he can survive the many tricks his father's kingdom has in store! Daimon encounters Gabriel the Devil-Hunter, Doctor Strange, the Gargoyle and more as he battles demonic doppelgangers, murderous mortals, faith healers and damned souls. But what will happen when Daimon goes to Hell? COLLECTING: HELLSTORM: PRINCE OF LIES (1993) 1-11

Star Paperback

July 14, 2020. Born of the reality stone, the breakout character from CAPTAIN MARVEL flies solo! Ambitious reporter Ripley Ryan rocked New York City when she became the hero STAR, adored by everyone. But in truth she was Dr. Minerva's attempt at a Kree-human Super-Soldier. Desperate for the strength to control her own destiny, she tried to kill Captain Marvel – and failed. Ripley was left, defeated and powerless, in the Raft…or so she thought. The Reality Stone has found her, and now no prison can hold her. You thought you knew what the Infi nity Stones were capable of. Think again. COLLECTING: STAR (2020) 1-5





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