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Champions to be Relaunched as a Legion of Superheroes for the Marvel Universe
It seems that Champions is relaunching with a new number one issue, having dared to hit double digits, a big no-no at Marvel And according to writer Jim Zub, the book will feature "the biggest teen team you've ever seen." Yes, that's right, Zub is going after DC's Legion of Superheroes, calling the All-New, All-Different[...]
School Shooting at the Brooklyn Visions Academy in Champions #24 (Preview)
Marvel has released a preview for Champions #24, otherwise known as "the school shooting issue."  The special topic was revealed back in August, and it hits stores next week And today, Marvel released a preview, revealing a little more info about what will happen in the issue, and who might be most personally affected, as[...]
Marvel to Address School Shootings in Champions #24
Pursuing its slogan of representing "the world outside our window," Marvel Comics will finally tackle the subject of school shootings in an upcoming issue of Champions The company revealed the news via media partner Newsarama, who had both the scoop and a quote from writer Jim Zub. Earlier this year, I started talking to Tom Brevoort about writing[...]
Champions #23 Review: Burning at the Touch of the Man-Thing
Snowguard fights to protect Viv, and the rest of the Champions follow soon behind They manage to pacify the beast, but Viv is still comatose Wasp can't wake her up without risking damage The Man-Thing is kept in containment as he feeds off the emotions of the Champions Sam Alexander still fears he is no[...]
Marvel Teaser for Champions 25 Asks: "Change the World?" as Amadeus Cho Gets Weird
With Champions heading toward a milestone 25th issue in August (come on, that's a lot by Marvel reboot standards), Marvel has released the following teaser, featuring the headline "Change the World?" It's unclear why the teaser is phrased in the form of a question Perhaps the team will appear on an episode of Jeopardy. Whatever the[...]
Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Champions have reunited after their adventures in outer space (as seen in Infinity Countdown: Champions) Amadeus Cho is slightly powered down and now going by the name Brawn Ironheart has a new costume based upon Chitauri technology Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers New Champion[...]
Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 cover by Clayton Crain
The Champions are fighting to save the Chitauri people while Thanos watches in amusement Can the Champions rescue this species? Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 cover by Clayton Crain Infinity Countdown: Champions #2, like many of the tie-ins to this crossover event, seems not especially relevant to the main story However, to Jim Zub's credit, he has made[...]
Champions #21 cover by Stefano Caselli and Marcio Menyz
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Champions and Alpha Flight are at odds The Master, a known villain, is using his advanced technology to repair the polar ice caps up north Alpha Flight, led by Captain Marvel, believe that this is a ploy, and even the Master admits this is for the benefit of his later plans for world[...]
Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 cover by Clayton Crain
Sam is ready to face the monster alone, but he contacts the Champions just in case They insist on helping Sam in this endeavor, and this mission leads them to Chitauri Prime, where they encounter the Warbringer. Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 cover by Clayton Crain Infinity Countdown: Champions #1 chases up the Chitauri angle of the big[...]