Sep 24, 2020

December 2020 Previews

 


KING IN BLACK #1 (of 5)

DONNY CATES (W) • RYAN STEGMAN (A/C)
DARKNESS REIGNS VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN
DRAGON VARIANT COVER BY IBAN COELLO
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY LEINIL FRANCIS YU
EVERY SYMBIOTE EVER VARIANT COVER BY TBA
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY TBA
LAUNCH VARIANT COVER BY PHILIP TAN
PREMIERE VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN
SPOILER VARIANT COVER BY TAURIN CLARKE
TATTOO VARIANT COVER BY IAN BEDERMAN
VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO
VARIANT COVER BY SUPERLOG
VARIANT COVER BY DONNY CATES
BLACK BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
DARKNESS REIGNS!
After a campaign across the galaxy, Knull’s death march arrives to Earth and, worse yet, he hasn’t come alone! With an army of hundreds of thousands of symbiote dragons at his command, the King in Black is a force unlike any Earth’s heroes have ever faced. EDDIE BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM has seen firsthand the chaos that even one of Knull’s symbiotic monsters can wreak – will he survive an encounter with the God of the Abyss himself?
From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, Frank Martin and VC’s Clayton Cowles comes the definitive chapter in their two-year-long VENOM saga that changed everything you thought you knew about symbiotes!
56 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99
ON SALE 12/02/2020



KING IN BLACK #2 (of 5)
DONNY CATES (W) • RYAN STEGMAN (A/C)
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY LEINIL FRANCIS YU
DRAGON VARIANT COVER BY JOSHUA CASSARA
TATTOO VARIANT COVER BY IAN BEDERMAN
SPOILER VARIANT COVER BY DECLAN SHALVEY
HAIL TO THE KING!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99
ON SALE 12/23/2020



VENOM #31
DONNY CATES (W) • IBAN COELLO (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN
Knullified Variant by FRANCISCO HERRERA
KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!
• What happens to Eddie Brock when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss, the KING IN BLACK: KNULL?
32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/09/2020



SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN: KING IN BLACK #2 (of 5)
Peter David (W) • GREG LAND (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY DECLAN SHALVEY
• Spider-Man and the Black Knight must team up to topple to an otherworldly plot that threatens to turn every living thing in the known universe into creatures made of living shadow!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
ON SALE 12/16/2020



KNULL: MARVEL TALES #1
Written by DONNY CATES
Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN, DANILO BEYRUTH & MARK BAGLEY
Cover by INHYUK LEE
VIRGIN VARIANT Cover by INHYUK LEE
Knull, god of the symbiotes, will haunt your nightmares as we celebrate the legacy of the House of Ideas with MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of Marvel’s most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, superstar creators Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman introduce Knull in crucial chapters of their sensational reinvention of the Venom mythos! In VENOM (2018) #3-4, Venom and Miles Morales stand in the way of a symbiote dragon terrorizing Manhattan — but what connects it to Knull? In VENOM: CARNAGE BORN, from Cates and Danilo Beyruth, a deadly cult resurrects the serial killer Carnage as an agent of Knull! And legendary artist Mark Bagley illustrates Venom’s fight for survival in VENOM (2018) #25, setting the stage for Knull’s imminent arrival in the epic KING IN BLACK!
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$7.99
Trim size: 6-5/8 x 10-3/16
ON SALE 12/02/2020



KING IN BLACK HANDBOOK #1
MIKE O’SULLIVAN & THE OHOTMU TEAM (W) • Cover by RON LIM
As the dark king Knull descends on the Marvel Universe, the Official Handbook turns its focus to all things symbiote with this new collection of profiles! This issue covers not only symbiote hosts such as Venom (Eddie Brock), Carnage (Cletus Kasady) and Lee Price, but also characters whom symbiotes have affected: Victoria Montesi! Ghost-Spider (Gwen Stacy)! Dylan Brock! Ann Weying! Plus: a profile of Knull, the King of Black himself! And from the pages of THOR: the All-Black — the first symbiote!
48 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99
ON SALE 12/02/2020

KING IN BLACK TIE-INS



BLACK CAT #1
JED MACKAY (W) • C.F. VILLA (A) • Cover by PEPE LARRAZ
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY PEPE LARRAZ
Variant Cover by C.F. VILLA
Variant Cover by SARA PICHELLI
Variant Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Variant Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
KNULLIFIED VARIANT BY TAURIN CLARKE
Headshot Variant by TODD NAUCK
THE CAT IN BLACK IS BACK!
Feeling lucky? Knull’s attack on Earth interrupts the Black Cat’s latest heist, and if you know Felicia, you know that’s a problem. So the Cat and her crew aim to steal something of greatest value to both Knull and Earth’s hope of survival. You’ll have to pick up this issue to find out what! This issue guest-stars the X-Men! Captain America! And Doctor Strange! DO NOT MISS IT!!!
32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/16/2020



KING IN BLACK: IRON MAN/DOCTOR DOOM #1
CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY DAN MORA
Iron Man has risked everything to save Eddie Brock, but now he’s left with nothing but guilt. As longtime ‘frenemy’ Doctor Doom shows up with both counseling words and ulterior motives, they’lll be forced to battle an all-too-familiar specter of the holiday season—albeit one now twisted and controlled by the recent invasion of Earth by the symbiote homeworld. As Iron Man and Doom fight as temporary allies, their unexpected encounter both with each other and a horrifying inversion of yuletide joy may ultimately reveal to them the true meaning of Knull-mas.
32 PGS.ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/30/2020



KING IN BLACK: IMMORTAL HULK #1
AL EWING (W) • AARON KUDER (A/C)
Santa Claus variant cover by AARON KUDER
Variant cover by Joe Bennett
A PRESENT FOR THE HULK!
The Hulk is in a bad place. Half of his alters are dead or missing — including Bruce Banner — and the Leader’s got the rest of him on the ropes. But never let it be said that Joe Fixit doesn’t know how to have a good time — and he’s out to make sure this is the best holiday the Hulk’s ever had. He just has to fight his way through a planet of symbiotes first.
40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T …$4.99
ON SALE 12/09/2020


KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #1 (of 5)
KURT BUSIEK (W) • BEN DEWEY AND JONAS SCHARF (A) • Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
VARIANT COVER BY CORY SMITH
Spinning out of the KING IN BLACK epic comes a dark, chilling story of the birth of Atlantis’s greatest villains. The players: Namor, Lady Dorma of Atlantis, the outsider Attuma — all still in their teen years — and The Swift Riders, the Atlantean Empire’s greatest heroes. It begins with alliances and possibility, as Attuma’s people may join the Empire…but what lies ahead is tragedy, betrayal, and the unleashing of dangerous, deadly magics. A deep dive into Marvel history…and the birth of a threat that will only grow in menace across time.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/09/2020




KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #2 (of 5)
KURT BUSIEK (W)
BEN DEWEY AND JONAS SCHARF (A)
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
The Young Namor, Attuma and Dorma get to accompany the Swift Riders on a mission, see them in action and learn from them. But the mission involves Russian alchemists in 1930s Murmansk, a dangerous mystic relic, and a catastrophe that brings to life the most menacing threat that Atlantis has ever faced! Now all of undersea civilization is imperiled, and only three youngsters can save it!
32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/30/2020



ATLANTIS ATTACKS #5 (of 5)
GREG PAK (W) • ARIO ANINDITO (A)
COVER BY CARLO PAGULAYAN
VARIANT COVER BY CARLO PAGULAYAN - MAR201037
KING IN BLACK TIE IN!
• As the clash between the ATLANTEANS, the SIRENAS and the interdimensional PAN reaches its terrible climax, an empire will triumph and an empire will fall!
• But you might be shocked to find out which of our heroes and villains ends up where! Will AMADEUS step up to JIMMY WOO’S challenge and lead both AGENTS OF ATLAS teams toward power and glory in this new world? Or will the dream of communities united in the PORTAL CITY OF PAN all come crashing down?
• Who will wear the crown? Whose word and heart will break? The fate of Atlas and the world hangs in the balance!
32 PGS./Rated T+…$3.99
ORDER USING MAR201036
ON SALE 12/02/2020



THE UNION #1 (of 5)
PAUL GRIST (W) • Andrea Di Vito (A) • Cover by R.B. Silva
Variant Cover by Ema Lupacchino - MAR200865
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY R.B. SILVA - MAR200866
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE - MAR200867
VARIANT COVER BY lee GARBETT - MAR200868
KING IN BLACK TIE IN!
The grand unveiling of The Union! A team of super heroes gathered from all over the United Kingdom, featuring Union Jack, Snakes, Kelpie, Choir, and their fearless leader, Brittania! But when Knull and his dragons attack Earth, the fledgling team is immediately pushed to their limits! Don’t miss out on an exciting new chapter of Marvel from legendary creators, Paul Grist (JUDGE DREDD, JACK STAFF) and Andrea Di Vito!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
ORDER USING MAR200864
ON SALE 12/02/2020



SPIDER-WOMAN #7
KARLA PACHECO (W) • PERE P√©REZ (A) • Cover by JUNGGEUN YOON
KNULLIFIED VARIANT COVER BY SWAY
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY GEORGE PEREZ
• Abandoned by her friends, there’s only one person who comes to Jess’ aid…Octavia Vermis!
• She’s got a cure for Jessica, and the prescription is: Crime!
• Under the cover of the Knull invasion, Spider-Woman is stealing elements of a cure to her condition…OR IS SHE?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
ON SALE 12/23/2020