Marvel & Stephen King Announce THE DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – THE LADY OF SHADOWS #1! Continue reading First Look: The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three- The Lady of Shadows #1
Hulk is the strongest there is! Now, he’s the smartest, most calculating, ruthless villain there is too! This June, ask yourselves – can anyone stop the Maestro? That’s the question when the oppressive lord of Dystopia comes to Battleworld for FUTURE IMPERFECT #1! Continue reading Maestro Smash! Your New Look at the WARZONES! of FUTURE IMPERFECT #1
Maestro Smashes in the WARZONES! of FUTURE IMPERFECT #1!
Can anyone stop the Maestro? That’s the question this June as the oppressive lord of Dystopia enters the Battleworld fray in FUTURE IMPERFECT #1! Writer Peter David returns to the nuclear-ravaged wastelands he made famous. And artist Greg Land joins him for an explosive all-new Secret Wars tale! Continue reading Maestro Goes to War in ‘Future Imperfect’ #1
WARZONE! Rages on with SECRET WARS 2099!
This May, when everything ends, it’s time to go back to the future! Behold Secret Wars’ WARZONE! and prepare for the ride of your life in SECRET WARS 2099 #1 – the newest Secret Wars series from the acclaimed Spider-Man 2099 creative team of Peter David and Will Sliney!
New Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: January 21st, 2015
MARVEL & STEPHEN KING’S DARK FANTASY EPIC RETURNS IN DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS #1
Eddie Dean Comes Face to Face with the Gunslinger!
Marvel, in collaboration with Stephen King, is proud to announce the latest chapter in the Dark Tower series – DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS. Beginning in March 2015, New York Times Best-Selling writers Peter David (Spider-Man 2099) & Robin Furth (The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance) along with critically acclaimed artist Piotr Kowalski (Marvel Knights: Hulk) continue to bring the dark macabre action from Mid-World to our world in the third installment of Stephen King’s epic masterpiece! Continue reading Marvel Announces DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE – HOUSE OF CARDS #1
New Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: December 3rd, 2014
The news came out last week that Marvel’s All-New X-Factor will be cancelled after issue #20, but this story is not quite done gaining steam. Writer Peter David’s criticism about the presumed actions, or non-actions, of readers that led to the cancellation seemed to resonate with fans, requiring David to defend himself, while decrying the “wait for trade” attitude of many comic book readers. Here’s the details, and my opinion on the whole thing.
He said it wasn’t news on his blog, but, hey, it’s news to us, and I’m not sure a lot of folks picked up on it, but, sadly, it seems that Peter David’s All-New X-Factor will be cancelled as of issue #20.
Marvel has given no official word that I am aware of, but I’m going to go ahead and take the writer of the book at his word.
The relaunch never quite had the appeal of David’s last iteration of the team, and the fans that stuck around after X-Factor Investigations just wasn’t enough to keep the title going.
Real Name: Warlock
Notable Aliases: Douglock, Phalanx
First Appearance: New Mutant #18 (August 1984)
Background: A member of an alien race techno-organic lifeforms that lack compassion, Warlock was deemed a mutant of his race due to his ability to feel compassion for others. This led to him helping free the X-Men and New Mutants from the clutches of Warlock’s father and ruler of Warlock’s Technarch people. Although this damaged Warlock’s relationship with his father, it allowed Warlock to become a permanent member of the X-Men, and he’s served on the New Mutants, Excalibur, and, most recently, X-Factor. Warlock’s techno-organic body gives him the power to change into just about anything he likes, making him the Transformer of the X-Men.
Why He Matters Right Now: A newly recruited member of the All-New X-Factor, Warlock has been an integral part of the teams very early success. By turning into a motorcycle, Warlock was able to rescue both his fellow mutant Doug “Cypher” Ramsey, and newly discovered mutant Georgia Dakei from the super villain know as Memento Mori. With writer Peter David scribing this uniquely different character, Warlock, and his fellow teammates in All-New X-Factor is must read comic book adventure.