avengers: standoff


So Who Is The New Character Reveal For Avengers Standoff (SPOILERS UPDATE)

So Who Is The New Character Reveal For Avengers Standoff? (SPOILERS UPDATE)

Marvel Comics teased a character reveal recently, with a number of people very sure one way or another who it represented. Was it Captain Mar-Vell? The original Nova, Rich Rider? Or was it Quasar? Well, Bleeding Cool understands that the character in question is, indeed, Quasar. But not a previous version of the character, a […]

Hillary Clintons Emailgate Makes It To Marvel Comics Avengers Standoff

Hillary Clinton's Emailgate Makes It To Marvel Comics' Avengers Standoff

There have been references to Donald Trump's campaign in current superhero comic books. But Hillary Clinton's run for President hasn't been touched on as much. Until next week, when Avengers Standoff: Alpha makes a side reference to the current "Emailgate" scandal… Although, Unsolicited Opinions On Israel-style, the writer and one-time politician Nick Spencer gets away […]

Is Memory The Key To Marvel Comics Avengers Standoff (Spoilers)

Is Memory The Key To Marvel Comics' Avengers Standoff? (Spoilers)

Bleeding Cool has run speculation as to how the Avengers Standoff event would tie into the revelations in Captain America: Sam Wilson that SHIELD had a secret program called Kobik to alter reality with cosmic cubes, possibly created with the new abundant ISO-8 material. Even if Maria Hill dismissed it. It was something that Sam Wilson, […]

Assault On Pleasant Hill Tops Advance Reorders

Assault On Pleasant Hill Tops Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And […]

What Can We Learn From This Look At Avengers Standoff: Welcome To Pleasant Hill

What Can We Learn From This Look At Avengers Standoff: Welcome To Pleasant Hill

Coming in February, Avengers Standoff: Welcome To Pleasant Hill by Nick Spencer and Mark Bagley, on FOC now and out on the 17th February? We have Bucky/Winter Soldier/Nomad breaking in somewhere that you are not meant to break into. This appears to be a SHIELD facility, the one that secretly has been using cosmic cubes as a […]

Marvel To Launch Retailer Parties For Avengers Standoff Event

Marvel To Launch Retailer "Parties" For Avengers Standoff Event

As they do with many an "event", Marvel are launching party promotions for the release of Avengers Stand Off: Assault On Pleasant Hill Alpha #1, on March 2nd. Which basically means exclusive offerings, including limited edition variant covers and promotional items. And available to retailers who whose orders on the comic exceed 125% of their orders […]

SHIELDs Cosmic Cube Program Was Not Shut Down&#8230

SHIELD's Cosmic Cube Program Was Not Shut Down…

Marvel will no doubt be revealing all their March Comics solicitations tomorrow But we have had a look at their solicits for the Avengers Standoff event. It seems we were right about the issues being involved, but are more intrigued about the cosmic cube relevance. We know that Iso-8, Marvel's new magic stuff can create Cosmic […]

Mindless Speculation: What Marvel DIDNT Announce at NYCC

Mindless Speculation: What Marvel DIDN'T Announce at NYCC

By Joe GlassI came away from NYCC at the start of this week with one overwhelming feeling: there wasn't much in the way of major comics announcements.Sure, there were announcements, such as Marvel's Spider-Women and Avengers: Standoff, and there was more information about recently revealed projects, and the odd bit of tantalizing new artwork -[...]