super-mega-crossover events


Early Impact Twitch Viewership Up Significantly for AEW Crossover

Early Impact Twitch Viewership Up Significantly for AEW Crossover

Those of us in the comic book community are well aware of the readership/viewership drawing power of a good old fashioned crossover event, but the early numbers for Impact Wrestling tonight may shock wrestling fans. Impact, which draws 2-4 thousand viewers on Twitch on a good night (anecdotally from this reporter's observation while watching it […]

AEWs Young Bucks More Obsessed with Crossovers Than Marvel Comics

AEW's Young Bucks More Obsessed with Crossovers Than Marvel Comics

Look at Marvel Comics, which has multiple super-mega-crossover events per year, with smaller regular crossovers constantly in-between There's literally never a time a crossover isn't happening Though the company claims each one will rock the Marvel Universe to its foundations, leaving nothing ever the same again, the truth is there is a major problem with[...]

Marvel is Bribing People to Read Civil War on Marvel Unlimited

Marvel is Bribing People to Read Civil War on Marvel Unlimited

Marvel has sunk to a new low in its ongoing attempt to get people to read super-mega-crossover events The publisher is offering a bribe of 1500 Marvel Bucks, known otherwise as Marvel Insider Points if they'll read the 2006 heroes vs heroes super-mega-crossover event Civil War on Marvel Unlimited The move follows past Marvel strategies,[...]

Rick Remender Had Plans for a Dark Horse Mega-Crossover Event

Rick Remender Had Plans for a Dark Horse Mega-Crossover Event

Superstar comic book writer Rick Remender revealed an outline for a crossover between Fear Agent, The Goon, Hellboy, The Mask, Aliens, and Predator. Sadly, it was not to be. The coronavirus pandemic has shut down comic shops and halted the publication of new comics, leaving many comic book readers, along with the media, without anything […]


5 Pages of Interior Art from Marvels Empyre #2

5 Pages of Interior Art from Marvel's Empyre #2

Along with their full May 2020 solicitations, Marvel Comics has released a preview of Empyre #2, set to hit stores in April. EMPYRE #2 (of 6) AL EWING & DAN SLOTT (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A) • Cover by JIM CHEUNG Avengers Variant Cover by Alexander Lozano Fantastic Four Variant Cover by Michael Cho Kree/Skrull […]

Not Even Mutant Isolationism Can Save X-Men from Empyre Tie-In

Not Even Mutant Isolationism Can Save X-Men from Empyre Tie-In

Mutants may be living on their own island separate from the human race, but that doesn't mean they're immune from getting dragged into Marvel's next line-wide super-mega-crossover event. A press release from the House of Ideas today revealed a four-issue spinoff series titled Empyre: X-Men that will be so convoluted it requires every writer currently […]


A4: Empyre with a Y a Super-Mega-Crossover Event So Big it Needs Its Own Handbook

A4: Empyre with a Y, a Super-Mega-Crossover Event So Big it Needs It's Own Handbook

When it comes to super-mega-crossover events, bigger is always better If a super-mega-crossover event doesn’t rock the Marvel Universe to its foundations leaving nothing ever the same again, what good is it, really? Likewise, everybody knows that any super-mega-crossover event worth its salt will have dozens of tie-ins and spinoff mini-series and feature an enormous[...]

Doing the Wyrm in Conan: Serpent War #4 [Preview]

Doing the Wyrm in Conan: Serpent War #4 [Preview]

Conan: Serpent War is coming to a close next week, ending the Conan crossover event that everybody was asking for. Well, we assume they were asking for it. Why the hell else does Marvel publish so many damn Conan comics? In any case, we've got a preview of Conan: Serpent War #4 below. We've always […]

Finally Another Empyre Tie-In as Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling Hits Stores in April

Finally, Another Empyre Tie-In as Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling Hits Stores in April

A lot of Marvel readers have been complaining that the upcoming super-mega-crossover event, A4: Empyre with a Y sounds pretty cool and all that, but it just doesn't have enough tie-ins and spinoff mini-series to completely drain your wallet. Well, Marvel has heard your complaints, true believers, and answered with yet another tie-in: A4: Empyre […]

Marvel Announces Avengers and Spider-Man Spinoffs for A4: Empyre with a Y

Marvel Announces Avengers and Spider-Man Spinoffs for A4: Empyre with a Y

A lot of comic book fans have been saying, "I'm interested in this Empyre with a Y super-mega-crossover event Marvel is talking about, but I'm worried there won't be enough spinoffs and tie-ins to eat up my entire monthly comic book budget while it's going on." Well, fear not, true believers, because Marvel has heard […]


Marvel Editors Confirm Big X-Men Crossover More X-Books and New Class of X-Kids for 2020

Marvel Editors Confirm "Big X-Men Crossover," More X-Books, and New Class of X-Kids for 2020

Earlier this week, we tallied things up and figured out that by March, there will be at least twelve X-Men titles hitting stores in April, not counting double-shipping and the possibility of one or two more being announced before the April solicits hit. Dawn of X started with six titles: X-Men, New Mutants, Marauders, Excalibur, X-Force, and Fallen Angels. Deadpool isn't part of […]

Your First Look at Ravencroft #1 Ahead of FOC [Preview]

Your First Look at Ravencroft #1 Ahead of FOC [Preview]

Marvel Comics releases super-mega-crossover events at such an accelerated rate these days, the nostalgia cycle approached dangerous levels that could one day lead to not only the destruction of the comic book industry, but possibly of the Earth itself For example: Absolute Carnage just ended, and we're already getting books nostalgic for the event with[...]

C.B. Cebulski and Tom Brevoort Uncensored in New Avengers/Fantastic Four: Empyre Trailer

C.B. Cebulski and Tom Brevoort Uncensored in New Avengers/Fantastic Four: Empyre Trailer

Earlier this month, Marvel Comics released a trailer for their next big super-mega-crossover event. Called Empyre (with a Y), the event was billed as "Marvel's most Earth-shattering event of 2020," which is really saying something considering Marvel puts out an average of fifteen Earth-shattering events every year. Unfortunately, all of the details of this event […]

FCBD X-Men Book Leads to Game-Changing Marvel Event

FCBD X-Men Book Leads to "Game-Changing" Marvel Event

We already know about Marvel's next Earth-shattering super-mega-crossover event, Empyre With a Y, but what about the super-mega-crossover after that super-mega-crossover event? It looks like it's going to be X-Men-centric, according to the solicit for Marvel's offering for Free Comic Book Day 2020. X-MEN Marvel Comics This year's Marvel title centers around the X-Men and […]

Marvel Releases Trailer for 2020 Super-Mega-Crossover Event: Empyre

Marvel Releases Trailer for 2020 Super-Mega-Crossover Event: Empyre

In a trailer that is laden with either rampant profanity or a lot of redacted secrets, Marvel has announced their next super-mega-crossover event: Empyre (with a Y). As you can see in the tweet below, not only is the trailer full of bleeps, but even the accompanying Tweet text is censored. We don't even have […]

Silver Surfer Overcomes His Impotence in Annihilation Scourge: Silver Surfer #1 [Preview]

Silver Surfer Overcomes His Impotence in Annihilation Scourge: Silver Surfer #1 [Preview]

Annihilation Scourge: Silver Surfer #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Dan Abnett and Paul Davidson, continuing this latest rehashing of Annihilation as one of several transitional mini-crossover events to keep Marvel readers busy while Marvel works on its next big super-mega-crossover events We've got a preview below.In the preview, we find[...]

Police Body Cams are Quite Advanced in Punisher 2099 #1 [Preview]

Police Body Cams are Quite Advanced in Punisher 2099 #1 [Preview]

Punisher 2099 #1 is set to hit stores from Marvel Comics next week, cashing in on and tying in with the 2099 event running through Amazing Spider-Man. This issue is by Zonnie Tadler and Matt Horak, and we've got a preview below. In the future, private police force The Public Eye maintains order for corporate […]