Saturday, January 11, 2014
Several Marvel.NOW titles to get second printings
The results are in! Marvel Comics is proud to announce that both of their inaugural .NOW issues—SAVAGE WOLVERINE #14.NOW and AVENGERS A.I. #8.NOW--have sold out at the distributor level and will head back to press with second printings. ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW is a surefire hit amongst fans, critics, and retailers alike! As the Marvel Universe bursts wide open with astounding new stories, NOW is the chance to jump aboard comics’ hottest titles as they reignite comic shelves! With accessible starting points, top-level talent, and pop culture’s greatest icons, no fan should miss out on the year’s grandest storytelling initiative yet!
In SAVAGE WOLVERINE #14.NOW, acclaimed storyteller Richard Isanove (Stephen King’s Dark Tower) presents untold chapter of Logan’s past is revealed during the 1930’s prohibition era. Long before he was an Avenger and X-Man, Wolverine sunk his claws into the bootlegging market in the 1930’s Dustbowl era! Carrying whiskey down from Canada, the ruthless mutant suddenly finds himself the accidental caretaker of a group of orphans whose family was sheltered by the mob. Faced with his first true calling to something greater, will Logan rise from the shadows to be the hero the world needs?
And in AVENGERS A.I. #8.NOW, the fall of man begins! As the CAPTAIN AMERICA and THE UNCANNY AVENGERS visit HANK PYM’S android Avengers team, DIMITRIOS, the vengeance-seeking scion of ULTRON, downloads death and destruction in the ultimate battle between artificial and organic intelligence! As humankind teeters on the brink of extinction, a glimpse into a much stranger Marvel Universe of the 130th Century is revealed! Who lives, who dies, and how will A.I. factor into this dark?