The Comics That Will Lead Up to April 2019's War Of The Realms

They may not all have been solicited as such. But Bleeding Cool is here to let you know which comics published in February and March that will lead up to April's War Of The Realms #1 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Matthew Wilson. While all the March ones are labelled as such, not all February ones were…

FEBRUARY 2019:

AVENGERS #14
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
THE WAR OF THE VAMPIRES BEGINS!
TRANSYLVANIA IS BURNING! As vampire civil war throws the world into chaos, the mysterious Shadow Colonel and his squad of undead revolutionaries have one burning question on their murderous minds: Where is Dracula? And if the Avengers find him first, will the lord of the damned be friend or foe?
Rated T+In Shops: Feb 06, 2019
Final Orders Due: Jan 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99

AVENGERS #15
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
CIVIL WAR: VAMPIRE EDITION!
Dracula forges unholy alliances from his prison cell. Ghost Rider goes berserk. The Shadow Colonel and his new Legion of the Unliving raise bloody hell all over the globe. It's a good thing the Avengers just added a startling new member to the team.
Rated T+In Shops: Feb 20, 2019
Final Orders Due: Jan 28, 2019
SRP: $3.99

THOR #10
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Michael Del Mundo
ALL-FATHER ODIN, FATHER OF RUIN! ROAD TO THE WAR OF THE REALMS!
For months, the realms have burned with the flames of Malekith's war, while Almighty Odin did nothing. Now Asgardia is lost in the sun, the Rainbow Bridge is shattered and the All-Father sits alone in the empty ruins of Old Asgard, drunk on mead and despair. If Odin is going to save what's left of the realms, he'll have to undertake the most difficult labor of his very long life. Not by being the omnipotent All-Father, but by finally being just a father to the mighty Thor.
Rated T+In Shops: Feb 13, 2019
Final Orders Due: Jan 21, 2019
SRP: $3.99

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #6
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Lolli (CA) Jamal Campbell
"Nothing for nothing – everything has its price."
In accordance with her personal code, Loki promised Angela a gift in exchange for her help against Nebula. And the debt is coming due. But Angela is about to get a whole lot more than she asked for – including a run-in with Yondu Udonta and his … new Ravagers?! Fans of Cullen Bunn, C.M. Punk and Scott Hepburn's 2016 Drax series rejoice as Planet Terry, Pip and Kammi clash with the Asgardians!
Rated T+In Shops: Feb 06, 2019
Final Orders Due: Jan 14, 2019
SRP: $3.99

MARCH 2019:

AVENGERS #16 WR
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
"WAR OF THE VAMPIRES" PART 3!
Welcome to the Avengers, Blade – hope you survive the experience! Though there are plenty of vampires out there that definitely won't, as the civil war tearing apart the worldwide undead community rages on.
Rated T+In Shops: Mar 06, 2019
SRP: $3.99

AVENGERS #17 WR
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
A NEW VAMPIRE ORDER!
The final fate of Dracula! The Avengers vs. Ghost Rider?! Blade vs. the Shadow Colonel! And the world of the Marvel U vampires will be changed forever. Who will be the new Lord of the Damned?
Rated T+In Shops: Mar 20, 2019
SRP: $3.99

THOR #11 WR
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Michael Del Mundo
PRELUDE TO THE WAR OF THE REALMS!
Lady Freyja struggles to protect Asgard's refugees as Malekith's forces grow bold! But the All-Mother won't have to protect Midgard alone – enter Thor and his faithful dog Thori! The War of the Realms is coming – but the invasion starts here!
Rated T+In Shops: Mar 20, 2019
SRP: $3.99

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 WR
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Buffagni (CA) Jamal Campbell
EGO AWAKES!
The Asgardians thought they were in trouble when they stumbled upon a planet full of refugees – and that was before the planet started moving. Just what have their newfound allies gotten them into?! And if the planet is this angry…what will its moon do?
Rated T In Shops: Mar 13, 2019
SRP: $3.99

It's also suggested you pick up the War Of The Realms Prelude TPB in March which collects Thor #344, Thor: God Of Thunder #13 and #17; Mighty Thor #1-2, #13-14 and #22 and material from Thor: God Of Thunder #25, Mighty Thor #4 and #700, and Mighty Thor: At The Gates Of Valhalla.

There's Marvel Tales: Thor #1 in March reprinting Journey Into Mystery #85, Journey Into Mystery Annual #1, Avengers #83 and Thor #337.

The Comics That Will Lead Up to April 2019's War Of The Realms

And Art Of War Of The Realms TPB in May…

The War of the Realms is coming, and it promises to be a comic book masterpiece! Now, celebrate the artistic splendor of the forthcoming event – and the truly epic Thor run that has brought the Ten Realms to the brink of catastrophic confl ict! Feast your eyes on stunning covers, interior pages and behind-the-scenes artwork from Russell Dauterman and the many other talents that have graced the pages of Jason Aaron's THOR! They're collected together with commentary from Aaron, creative insights from Dauterman and his fellow artists and a special focus on both the Odinson and Jane Foster Thors, each of the Ten Realms and the evil fiend laying siege to them all – Malekith! It's the art of war as you've never seen it before!

 

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