Updated: Marvel Comics delayed the usual online consumer release of their October 2011 solicitations (the normally would have been released last Tuesday) to accommodate this weekend’s Comic-Con International: San Diego, but that hasn’t stopped them from beginning to show up on some retailer’s doors.
You’ll have to wait until Monday or Tuesday for the full release and cover images, but on this Saturday Comic-Con morning, here are some additional highlights Newsarama has gathered"
But it doesn’t end there. Over in Avengers #18, the team looks like it’s in for a major status quo shake-up - “The madness and drama of FEAR ITSELF has taken its toll on the mighty Avengers and now they must reinvent themselves once more! The entire world awaits word of who will be the Avengers! This is one of the most important chapters in Avengers’ history. You will not want to miss the shocking surprise announcements!!”
As we reported Friday, Fear Itself also leads into a follow-up 12-issue twice-monthly (the new bi-weekly) The Fearless limited series (see below for more details).
Fear Itself: Hulk Vs. Dracula #3 promises to produce “all-new team of heroes to the Marvel Universe!”
Anyone notice a lot of Hank Pym lately? Hmmmm…
Original story: Diamond Comic Distributors consumer website is offering up some hints about a couple of Marvel's major October 2011 projects, including a twice-monthly 12-issue Fear Itself follow-up called The Fearless, and the first clue as to Wolverine's fractured team line-up debuting in what Marvel is calling the new "flagship" X-series Wolverine and the X-Men #1.Oh ... and apparently him and his new team are headed back to Westchester. Here's what Diamond has to say about The Fearless: The call it, "a series that shows readers what’s in store for their favorite characters in the wake of the Fear Itself event. THE FEARLESS #1 is a new twice-monthly series featuring the legendary writing team of Matt Fraction, Cullen Bunn, and Chris Yost and acclaimed artists Mark Bagley and Paul Pelletier. Anyone that enjoyed Fear Itself should be interested in finding out how Captain America, the Avengers, and other characters from all across the Marvel Universe deal with the aftermath." And here's a look at some of the information available, which also includes the debut of a few new projects... WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #1 XREGG
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
Regenesis Gold Variant by NICK BRADSHAW
Variant Cover by FRANK CHO
Blank Variant Cover also available
Spinning directly out of X-MEN: SCHISM, the X-Men are split in two. In the oversized debut issue of the new ongoing flagship X-series, Wolverine takes one half of the X-Men back to Westchester to start over again. But the new Hellfire Club outlast its first day. Join Marvel Architect Jason Aaron (X-MEN: SCHISM,WOLVERINE) and legendary X-Artist Chris Bachalo (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, GENERATION X) for a brand new action-packed take on the X-Men that will set a new standard for the Children of the Atom.
48 PGS./Rated T+Other October 2011 debuting titles:
INCREDIBLE HULK #1
JOHN CARTER OF MARS WORLD OF MARS #1 (OF 5)
AVENGERS SOLO #1 (OF 5)
LEGION OF MONSTERS #1 (OF 4)
DEADPOOL MAX 2 #1
- 10 Candidates for WOLVERINE's Post-Schism X-MEN Team
- 10 Candidates for the Post-Schism UNCANNY X-MEN Team