The guys talk Thanos, Ether, Reborn, Cave Carson Has Cybernetic Eye & the Mockingbird Vol One I Can Explain in addition to news about the Inhumans TV series two hour Imax debut, DC Comics February 2017 solicitations, the Arrowverse, the new creative team for the Miss America title and Pat finally gives up on Kanye.
Writer Jeff Lemire of Moon Knight, Old Man Logan, Descender & Bloodshot Reborn will team with Mike Deoadato of Star Wars: Vader Down, Invincible Iron Man & The Avengers for a new ongoing Thanos series. More details at ComicBook.com
Jim Starlin will team with art partner Ron Lim of Infinity Gauntlet, Infinity War & Infinity Crusade for the final OGN in his trilogy from Marvel. More details at Marvel.com
Tim Seely of Grayson, Revival, Hack Slash & Batman Eternal will be writing a Deadpool vs Thanos miniseries because by printing the comic book, they are actually printing money. More details at CBR
By Dustin Weaver & Gerry Duggan
Weaver and Duggan’s Secret Wars tie-in continues along its own idiosyncratic path. The first issue centered on the dynamics within a family unit trying to survive a ravaged world. There was plenty of action, though little linking the title to its 90s Event namesake. Weaver and Duggan seemed little concerned with retelling a familiar story, instead focusing on a batch of new characters. The second issue, broadened the scope, adding some familiar faces, yet still traveling in its own narrative direction. That trend continues with the release of #3 as Weaver and Duggan keep on delightfully subverting reader expectations.
Last month’s issue ended with the revelation that Thanos was currently in possession of the Time Gem. As expected of The Mad Titan, he is determined to gain the other five Stones as well, yet, each attempt ends in failure. Luckily (for him) he has the Time Gem, which allows him to rewind the clock after each defeat; it is essentially his own personal “do-over” button. However, after so many failed attempts, he has decided that a new approach is needed. The family at the center of the series has a mother who is a Nova, and she in turn possesses another of the Gems. Instead of direct confrontation, Thanos concludes that a more devious approach may be required.
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