September 2012 releases

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The solicitations for June 2012 have been released by Marvel – looking forward to September – and it looks as if their omnibus output is set to increase, with three coming out in one month (alongside other huge HCs for titles like Incognito). Here’s what’s coming your way later this year…

MARVEL ZOMNIBUS

The smash-hit Marvel Zombies saga is collected in one meaty, macabre tome! The dead walk – and leap, fly and climb walls – when Marvel’s mightiest are transformed into flesh-eating monsters! After devouring every single person on Earth, the ravenous once-heroes set their sights higher – taking on Galactus, spreading into space, and breaking into new and delicious dimensions…including our own! Lock your doors, and board up your windows – the Marvel Zombies are coming for you!

Collects Marvel Zombies: Dead Days; Marvel Apes: Prime Eight; Marvel Zombies: Evil Evolution; Ultimate Fantastic Four #21- 23 and #30- 32; Marvel Zombies #01- 05; Black Panther#28- 30; Marvel Zombies 2 #01-05; Marvel Zombies Return#01- 05; Marvel Zombies 3 #01- 05; Marvel Zombies 4 #01- 05; Marvel Zombies 5 #01- 05; and Marvel Zombies Supreme #01- 05.

  • Over 1200 pages;
  • Cover by Arthur Suydam;
  • ISBN-10: 0785140263
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785140269

NEW AVENGERS OMNIBUS VOL 01

The first half of Brian Michael Bendis’ radical Avengers revamp is collected in one massive volume! When the Avengers are disassembled by an insane Scarlet Witch, a new and decidedly different team rises to take their place – including Spider-Man, Wolverine and Luke Cage! These New Avengers face down a prison break, the secrets of the Sentry, the menace of the multi-powered Collective and more – and even find time to celebrate the marriage of one of their own. But when a terrible tragedy kicks off a superhuman Civil War, will the newly created team be irrevocably shattered?

Collects Avengers #500- 503; Avengers Finale; New Avengers #01- 31; New Avengers Annual #01; New Avengers and the Fantastic Four #01; Giant-Size Spider-Woman #01; New Avengers: Illuminati #01; Civil War: The Confession #01; Civil War: The Initiative #01; and New Avengers: Most Wanted Files.

  • 1208 pages;
  • ISBN-10: 0785164898
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785164890

STAND OMNIBUS SLIPCASE

The Stand is a classic tale of good vs. evil, loss weighed against redemption and despair pitted against hope. It is an apocalyptic vision of man’s battle to save life against a worldwide plague of death. When the viral strain dubbed “Captain Trips” works its way across the face of the country, the painfully few survivors are launched into a nightmare that’s only just begun – but for the Dark Man, Randall Flagg, it’s a dream come true. Based on the masterpiece of apocalyptic horror by celebrated author Stephen King, this lavish adaptation is packed with extras in a two-volume slipcased set!

Collects The Stand: Captain Trips #01- 05; The Stand: American Nightmares#01- 05; The Stand: Soul Survivors #01- 05; The Stand: Hardcases #01- 05; The Stand: No Man’s Land #01- 05; The Stand: The Night Has Come #-01- 05; and The Stand Sketchbook.

  • Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa;
  • Artist: Mike Perkins.

All three omnibuses are due on 19th September 2012.

(Thanks to Nicola and Bleeding Cool.)

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“Wake the beast”: 40% off Secret Warriors!

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You can get the Secret Warriors for just £45, a 40% saving off its £75 RRP.

The 904-page omnibus is due for release in July 2012, and collects Mighty Avengers #13 and 18; Secret Warriors #1-28; Dark Reign: The List – Secret Warriors; Siege: Secret Warriors; and material from Dark Reign: New Nation.

You can save £30 if you get to forbiddenplanet.co.uk before Wednesday 15th February.

The book is written by Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathan Hickman, with art by Alex Maleev, Stefano Caselli, Alessandro Vitti, Mirko Colak, Ed McGuinness, Gianluca Gugliotta and David Marquez. The cover is provided by Jim Cheung.

Daisy Johnson: Quake.

While forbiddenplanet.com doesn’t even have it listed, Amazon.co.uk has it for a pre-order price of £47.47.

I expect the omnibus to go up to £50.25 on fp.co.uk once the offer ends, so it’s worth pre-ordering now – or getting it from Amazon if you miss the discount!

Secret Warriors available for pre-order!

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Forbidden Planet.co.uk has just made the Secret Warriors omnibus available for pre-order.

Though the book has an RRP of £75, you can buy it from fp.co.uk for just £49.01.

Amazon.co.uk also has the 904-page HC for £49.01. Which is pretty wierd.

My advice would be to wait maybe just for a week, as fp.co.uk normally offer these £75 books with a 40% discount for two weeks only – bringing it down to £45 – as part of their ‘STOP THE PRESS!’ offer. I reckon next week’s graphic novel newsletter wil include the deal, as the latest one was for The Incredible Hulk: Past Perfect – which looks really cool!

Here’s the synopsis for the Secret Warriors omnibus:

Former S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury and his newly minted team of Secret Warriors uncover a conspiracy that reaches from the Oval Office to Japan — and even beyond death. When a shadow war breaks out between Leviathan and Hydra, it’s up to Fury and his Warriors to take them both out.

The reconstituted Howling Commandos join Fury’s ranks, but tragedy waits in the wings as the conflict blossoms into an all-out war on three fronts. As Hydra and Leviathan ready for their final strikes — on each other and the world — Fury will have to make some of the grittiest life-and-death choices of his long life!

Collecting Mighty Avengers #13 and 18, Secret Warriors #1-28, Dark Reign: The List – Secret Warriors, Siege: Secret Warriors, and material from Dark Reign: New Nation. Written By Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathan Hickman; and pencilled by Alex Maleev, Stefano Caselli, Alessandro Vitti, Gianluca Gugliotta, Mirko Colak, David Marquez and Ed McGuinness, with cover artwork by Jim Cheung.

The book is expected to be released in July 2012.

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