Monday, September 26, 2011

Marvel Comics' December 2011 Solicitations - Marvel 1980s Goodness

December is a relatively light month in terms of 1980s content. 
 
AVENGERS: WEST COAST AVENGERS — LOST IN SPACE-TIME PREMIERE HC
Written by STEVE ENGLEHART, STAN LEE & ROGER STERN
Penciled by AL MILGROM, JACK KIRBY, MARSHALL ROGERS & TERRY AUSTIN
The West Coast Avengers find themselves flung throughout time in this classic tale featuring everything from Marvel’s Wild West to ancient Egyptian despots! Witness the “Wackos” as they find themselves face-to-face with such legends as the Two-Gun Kid, the Phantom Rider and the Rawhide Kid — along with the time-tossed villainy of Rama-Tut and Immortus. With the Fantastic Four and Dr. Strange along for the ride, what other help could the West Coasters need to set things straight? How about Marvel’s modern-day Western heroes, the Texas Rangers! Collecting WEST COAST AVENGERS (1985) #17-24, FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #19 and DOCTOR STRANGE (1974) #53.
240 PGS./Rated T ...$34.99



SECRET WARS TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by JIM SHOOTER
Penciled by MIKE ZECK & BOB LAYTON

Drawn from Earth across the stars, the Marvel Universe’s greatest villains and heroes are set against one another by the mysterious and unbelievably powerful Beyonder, with the winner promised the ultimate prize. But as battle lines are drawn, new alliances forged and old enemies clash, one among them is not willing to settle for anything less than godhood. Can even the combined might of the Avengers, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men prevent Dr. Doom from becoming the most powerful being in the universe? Collecting MARVEL SUPER HEROES SECRET WARS #1-12.
376 PGS./Rated T ...$34.99



SECRET WARS II TPB
Written by JIM SHOOTER
Penciled by AL MILGROM

Last time Earth’s heroes encountered the Beyonder, they fought for their lives. This time, they fight for all existence! A year after kidnapping the most powerful beings on Earth and pitting them against one another in a “Secret War” on a distant world, the omnipotent Beyonder comes to Earth to continue his study of humanity. However, a being so powerful and so na├»ve is a dangerous combination. As the Beyonder’s understanding slowly grows, so too do his own desires — and even the lord of lies, Mephisto, fears what the Beyonder might finally decide he desires. Because if the Beyonder decides he wants to end all that is, even the combined might of the universe’s cosmic powers might not be enough to stop him! Collecting SECRET WARS II #1-9.
264 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99


X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JOHN BYRNE

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: Relive the legendary first journey into the dystopian future of 2013 — where Sentinels stalk the Earth, and the X-Men are humanity’s only hope...until they die! Also featuring the first appearance of Alpha Flight, the return of the Wendigo, the history of the X-Men from Cyclops himself...and a demon for Christmas!? Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #138-143 and X-MEN ANNUAL #4.
184 PGS./Rated T+ ...$19.99

1 comment:

  1. That WCA time travel story was pretty good. Might have to pick this one up. And while I don't think I'd like to get it, I wouldn't mind giving Secret Wars II another read. Thats a lot of Milgrom artwork being reprinted.

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