20 Nov, 2012

Marvel Now up to now! Part 1 (Spoilers)

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, to talk about the new Marvel Now! books that have come out so far. There’s a new age in Marvel, and creative teams are changing along with the universe. Exciting times, but is it worth your time? I’m about to go through, book by book, and tell you!  Warning: there may be some minor spoilers.

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Marvel continuity spans a lot of books, and a lot of history, and since this isn’t a wiki, we’re going to highlight some books we like a lot, and you can use as a guide to the heroes of the Marvel U!

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Midtown Bloggoroski’s! Raph here, and I’ve got the finale of the Fear Itself Interviews with Matt Fraction! Matt and I discuss the last issue of Fear Itself, and the repercussions of Fear Itself, leading into 2012… read on!

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Midtown Children of the Blog! Raph here, with a little interview. Wolverine and Cyclops have ended their on-again, off-again bromance. Wolverine has taken a couple of key X-Men and most of the kids back to Westchester, to allow them to learn and be children. Scott, meanwhile, has dug in at Utopia and promises to defend mutantkind by any means necessary. All the while, the X-Men’s enemies salivate and move in for the kill… this is X-Men: Regenesis.

And my good, ol’ personal best friend (He doesn’t like acknowledging it) Nick Lowe was kind enough to answer my questions for YOU, the Midtown Comics Bloggerino, Bloggerucci, Blog- … you.

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HELLO Midtown Blogerine! It’s the second of our three “5 Q’s” THIS WEEK!! This time with one of the major architects of the X-Men Universe, Kieron Gillen! Hopefully, the lobbies of Marvel and DC won’t have a picture of me in their “banned from the building” list…

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Kieron Gillen (Phonogram, Thor) will be joining Matt Fraction as co-writer of Uncanny X-Men with issue #531. What’s also interesting is the announcement that Gillen will be exclusive to Marvel. Is this the official end of his Image series Phonogram? Or could it continue on at Marvel’s ICON imprint?

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