Empyre #0: Fantastic Four Look at the Profit Behind Empyre (Spoilers)

You may have read a bunch of Empyre spoilers yesterday But none of them touch this week's Empyre #0: Fantastic Four by Dan Slott and RB Silva Which has a very different take on events We looked at this a few months ago, but with the comic book in question out this week, here's a[...]

New Printings For Die, Power Rangers, Empyre, Kylo Ren and More

New Printings For Die, Power Rangers, Empyre, Kylo Ren and More

Here are the solicitations for a few new printings, including the Empyre #1, #2 and #3 printings previously solicited alongside the first issues and then cancelled With more for Star Wars  and Klyo Ren - which gets a fourth printing - Amazing Spider-Man, Die, Power Rangers, Strange Academy and third printings for Thor.AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #40[...]

Thank FOC It's Friday

Jeff Bridges, Empyre and Death Metal Thank FOC It's Friday

Because this represents the comic book industry returning to comic book stores en masse,[caption id="attachment_1137873" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jeff Bridges, Empyre and Death Metal Thank FOC It's Friday.[/caption]Traditionally FOC is the date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty A final chance for publishers to promote books[...]

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What To Read Before Empyre #1 [Spoilers]

Empyre #1 launches next week With the Kree and Skrulls united behind one leader, the Kree/Skrull hybrid Hulkling (son of the original Captain Marvel) and on their way to fight the Cotati on Earth's Blue Area of the Moon, there is a lot of Marvel history that lead here, A LOT Going all the way[...]

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary Special #1 1940's Variant Cover

The Back Order List 6/24/20: Die, Spawn, Batman, Thor, & Green Lantern

Nevertheless, Marvel shows up strong with Empyre Avengers #0 Main Cover, Rescue 2020 #2 Main Cover, and Spider-Ham #5 going on the Back Order List.[gallery size="large" ids="1229276,1229270,1229271"]Then Marvel has several returns to the Back Order List, with Immortal Hulk #34, Star Wars Bounty Hunters #3, and Thor #5, with both covers for all three comics[...]

Empyre Peek – Kree/Skrulls Not The Enemy? Hulkling Stabs Carol Danvers

We have previews of Empyre #2 Including what appears to be a scene of Hulking thrusting his Emperor Sword straight through Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel, while everyone seems to be threatened by branches Remember our article about the danger of big speeches, a week ago? It also sees the trinity of Thor, Iron Man and[...]

Empyre #0: Fantastic Four Main Cover

Empyre Fantastic Four #0 Review: A Pointless Detour [SPOILERS]

Yet, some Event Crossovers exceed those expectations, many don't, and how much enjoyment a reader gets from a reading experience like this varies reader to reader. Last week Empyre Avengers #0 was launched, providing a summary of many of the past events related to Empyre as an Event Crossover, setting the stage for the event, and[...]

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Batman Booms, Empyre Slumps in Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

- as this week, it was all about Batman.[caption id="attachment_1225950" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman Booms, Empyre Slumps in Bleeding Cool Bestseller List.[/caption]Top ten bestselling comics of the week Marvel only having a smattering of titles is not helping them in this week's chart while DC having two big Batman comic books does[...]

Empyre Propaganda Promotional Poster

Promotional Posters LCBS Get: Empyre, Punchline, Joker, & Death Metal

To promote the Empyre #0 Avengers coming out next week, one poster was sent with a unique image of Kree / Skrull propaganda.  Not one of the covers for the upcoming issue, this is a very unusual poster for Marvel to release, especially since it doesn’t seem to be in Previews to be ordered normally for purchase rolled.  As usual,[...]

Empyre: A Complete New Checklist And Schedule from Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics has reissued the following checklist and timeline for the Empyre crossover event But, even rescheduled, it is starting to slip a little For example, the Empyre Handbook, listed as a Prelude before Empyre #1 in July, is actually now out on August 5th, the same day as Empyre #4 And Immortal She-Hulk is[...]

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Venom and Empyre Dominate Advance Reorders

This week, Marvel takes it back with Venom and Empyre taking the lead with IDW poking their noses in with Rob Liefeld's GI Joe series.[caption id="attachment_1220149" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Venom and Empyre Dominate Advance Reorders.[/caption]TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPSDESCRIPTION SRP VENDORVENOM #25 2ND PTG STEGMAN WRPAD VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICSVENOM #26 $3.99 MARVEL COMICSVENOM #25 2ND PTG RAPOZA VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICSEMPYRE[...]

The Dangers Of A Big Speech, in Empyre: Avengers #0 (Spoilers)

We mentioned this a while back, Empyre: Avengers #0 Marvel did a good job of summing up the various histories involved in last week's Road To Empyre That includes the family from the recent Meet The Skrulls, to the origins of the battle between the war-loving Kree and the peaceful sentient plants, the Cotati for the[...]

Empyre #0 Avengers Main Cover

Empyre #0: Avengers Review: A Solid Beginning [SPOILERS]

Marvel has become over the years the House of Events, more than the House of Ideas that it once claimed to be.  There are usually at least four to five Event Crossovers (series that are significant “event storylines” that are separate from regular ongoings and serve as the “backbone” of the story, which then has[...]

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Marvel Comics Gossip – Empyre, Knull and a Focus on the Core

Marvel Comics may be doing similar, albeit on their own terms.There was concern over the upcoming Empyre event, before the shutdown, the early numbers for Empyre were very low - at least for a big Marvel event However, after the shutdown, I understand that orders are significantly up on what they were before - though[...]

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Engineward and Empyre – Thank FOC It's Monday, 22nd June 2020

This is an attempt to sift through them all and find the most relevant items.[caption id="attachment_1225243" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Have You Ordered Enough Engineward #1? Thank FOC It's Monday.[/caption] So what's FOC'ing today? Empyre and Engineward?Rob Liefeld's GI Joe comic book Snake Eyes: Deadgame goes to FOC today Including a 1:10 B&W and a 1:25 cover[...]

Death, Betrayal and Falling Kings in Empyre #1 Trailer From Marvel

Death, Betrayal and Falling Kings in Empyre #1 Trailer From Marvel

Marvel Comics has released a new video trailer for Empyre #1, promising that a hero must ally with enemies, a hero will betray everyone else and that a king will fall - with special emphasis on Black Panther Oh and it looks like Captain Marvel will embrace her Kree heritage by replacing Ronan The Accuser[...]

What Will Empyre: Avengers Aftermath Mean For Billy and Teddy?

As well as Immortal She-Hulk coming to comic book stores in the aftermath of Empyre, so Empyre is getting an Aftermath special for the Avengers in September by Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti With a Jim Cheung cover covered with silhouettes as is Marvel's wont And with Hulking, Teddy, caressing someone What if it is[...]

Now Marvel Adds #BackTheComeback Stickers to Their Comics

Now Marvel Adds #BackTheComeback Stickers to Their Comics

Including a certain Empyre #1 They will also have Back the Comeback in-store promotions for game stores are in the works and will be announced shortly.[caption id="attachment_1222130" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Now Marvel Adds #BackTheComeback Stickers to Their Comics.[/caption]It is a weird statement And I have definitely heard the porntastic version of the #BackTheComeback slogan being used[...]

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Marvel Comics Cancels Their Empyre Promotional Pins

Once upon a time, Marvel Comics planned quite a launch for their big event comic Empyre But the week that Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new comics and stopped shipping out new product, was the week that Marcel Comics was due to debut its first Empyre comic books. Empyre: Fantastic Four #0 and Empyre: Avengers #0 are currently being held at Diamond[...]

A Date For Empyre #1 But No New Warriors in Marvel July 2020 Schedule

Empyre Goes Weekly But No New Warriors in Marvel July 2020 Schedule

No sign of the launches for Union, Power Pack, Champions or Children Of The Atom.So while we get a date for Empyre #1 - and for #2 and for #3 in July, there is no news on the Outlawed comic book event line, including the much-anticipated-for-whatever-reason New Warriors #1 But there is a launch for[...]