Drawn to Comics May 2016

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War opens this weekend! Some of us may be lucky enough to see it tonight but, for those of us who have to wait, we can prep and catch up on the history of Civil War via the comics.

 

Marvel Civil WarCivil War
By Millar, Mark
Illustrator McNiven, Steve
2008-11 – Marvel Comics Group

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A conflict has been brewing from more than a year, threatening to pit friend against friend, brother against brother – and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse As the war claims its first victims, no one is safe as teams, friendships and families begin to fall apart. Contains materials originally published in magazine form as Civil War #1-7, Marvel Spotlight: Civil war, and Civil War script book.

 

Marvel Road to Civil War

The Road to Civil War
By Bendis, Brian Michael
Author Straczynski, J. Michael
Illustrator Maleev, Alex
2007-03 – Marvel Comics Group

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Ripped from the pages of New Avengers, the Eisner Award-winning team of Brian Bendis and Alex Maleev present an explosive hidden story of Marvel’s secret past, the secret history of Marvel’s most secret team – how they came together and how they are ripped apart. Plus: Spidey’s got a new lease on life, new powers and a new costume, courtesy of his new best friend Tony Stark. So what could possibly go wrong? With clouds quickly building on the horizon, the bonds that Spider-Man now forges may very well determine his capacity to withstand a coming storm. The Marvel Universe is about to split down the middle, and the line is drawn here! You will be asked: whose side are you on? Collects New Avengers: Illuminati; Amazing Spider-Man #529-531; Fantastic Four #536 & 537.

 

Marvel Civil War Captain America Iron Man

Civil War: Captain America/Iron Man
By Brubaker, Ed
Author Knauf, Charles
Author Knauf, Daniel
2016-03 – Marvel Comics

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Captain America has fallen into a clash with his government and his friends, and the people close to him are paying the price. Sharon Carter’s life is torn apart as her superiors use her divided loyalties against her. The Winter Soldier comes face-to-face with Cap, but which side will he choose? Then, get inside Tony Stark’s mind, and learn why he feels that only he can lead the charge for superhuman registration In the midst of the war, Captain America and Iron Man meet secretly. COLLECTING: CAPTAIN AMERICA 22-24, WINTER SOLDIER: WINTER KILLS, IRON MAN 13-14, IRON MAN/CAPTAIN AMERICA: CASUALTIES OF WAR, CIVIL WAR: THE CONFESSION.

 

Marvel Civil War Black Panther

Civil War: Black Panther
By Hudlin, Reginald
Illustrator Eaton, Scot
2016-03 – Marvel Comics

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The Royal Couple, King T’Challa and Queen Ororo, embark on a diplomatic tour that will have them spanning the globe – and beyond! Stops include Latveria (Dr. Doom), the Moon (Black Bolt and the Inhumans), Atlantis (Namor the Sub-Mariner) and the Civil War-ravaged United States, for a meeting with none other than the point man for the U.S. government’s implementation of the Superhuman Registration Act: Tony Stark, T’Challa’s former Avengers teammate. Will the Black Panther and Storm decide to get off the sidelines of the Civil War and get involved? Collects Black Panther #19-25.

 

Marvel Civil War Punisher War Journal

Civil War: Punisher War Journal
By Fraction, Matt
Illustrator Olivetti, Ariel
2016-04 – Marvel Comics

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The Punisher is back – with a vengeance. And he’s taking no prisoners…literally With Civil War in full-throttle mode, Frank Castle is feeling the heat. His safe houses have been raided and his munitions seized, and he’s square in the crosshairs of a Marvel Universe big gun who always gets his man. Until now, this wasn’t Frank’s war. But when spandex-clad baddies start carrying badges – well, let’s just say that’s something the Punisher can’t abide. Frank Castle doesn’t play well with super heroes, and they don’t play well with him.

 

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Drawn to Comics May 2015

Check out this month’s new comics.

Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron
Bendis, Brian Michael
Illustrator Hitch, Bryan
2014-05 – Marvel Comics

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Humanity’s time is over. Submit or perish, because the Age of Ultron has arrived The artificial intelligence known as Ultron has fought for years to eradicate mankind…and now, it has all but succeeded. The few remaining heroes are battered, broken, almost beaten and left considering desperate measures – some more desperate than others. But when Wolverine breaks ranks and pursues his own plan to defeat Ultron, will his drastic action cause more problems than it solves? Brian Michael Bendis presents the ultimate triumph of the Avengers’ greatest villain in an epic that will shake worlds COLLECTING: Avengers 12.1, Age of Ultron 1-10.

 

Avengers disassembled

Avengers Disassembled
Bendis, Brian Michael
Illustrator Finch, David
2006-11 – Marvel Comics

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The powerhouse team of Brian Michael Bendis and David Finch take on Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. It begins with the return of a team member thought dead – and by the time it’s over, everything you know about the Avengers will have changed. This is the event that will rock the entirety of the Marvel Universe.

 

Avengers: Revelations

Avengers: Revelations
Text by (Art/Photo Books) Starlin, Jim
Text by (Art/Photo Books) Remender, Rick
2015-02 – Marvel Comics

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Four oversized tales that will rock the Avengers’ world First, Jim Starlin and Ron Lim return to Thanos Learn how a devastating defeat in Thanos’ past will soon redefine the Marvel Universe, as the Mad Titan faces Mephisto, his future self, the Avengers and more Then, can the Uncanny Avengers survive the wrath of an unleashed Spirit of Vengeance, and the all-new, all-creepy Avengers of the Supernatural? Meanwhile, when Doctor Strange is called upon to fulfill an old debt to an enclave of Himalayan technomonks, even the good doctor may be beyond his limits COLLECTING: Thanos Annual 1, Uncanny Avengers Annual 1, New Avengers Annual 1, Avengers Annual 1.

 

Avengers: Falcon

Avengers: Falcon
By Owlsey, Jim
Text by (Art/Photo Books) Lee, Stan
Text by (Art/Photo Books) Evanier, Mark
2014-03 – Marvel Comics

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The Falcon is soaring into the animated Avengers Assemble and the new film Captain America: The Winter Soldier – now learn his secret origin in this comprehensive collecti on of his formative adventures Witness all the action as Sam Wilson, along with his trained falcon Redwing, battles to save his fellow Harlem residents from slumlords, evades a malfuncti oning Sentinel, and takes on the megawatt menace Electro COLLECTING: FALCON 1-4; MARVEL PREMIERE 49; CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) 117-119; MATERIAL FROM CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) 220, 276-278.

 

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Drawn to Comics February 2015

Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron
Author: Bendis, Brian Michael
Illustrator:Hitch, Bryan
2014-05 – Marvel Comics
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Humanity’s time is over. Submit or perish, because the Age of Ultron has arrived The artificial intelligence known as Ultron has fought for years to eradicate mankind…and now, it has all but succeeded. The few remaining heroes are battered, broken, almost beaten and left considering desperate measures – some more desperate than others. But when Wolverine breaks ranks and pursues his own plan to defeat Ultron, will his drastic action cause more problems than it solves? Brian Michael Bendis presents the ultimate triumph of the Avengers’ greatest villain in an epic that will shake worlds. COLLECTING: Avengers 12.1, Age of Ultron 1-10.

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir

Can’t We Talk about Something
More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Author: Chast, Roz
2014-05 – Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast’s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing Continue reading