Marvels Novembers Solicits – Matt’s Picks

This isn’t the full November solicits (they can be found here), this is jsut the stuff that caught my eye and should be interesting reads,

Amazing Spider-man #648

COVER BY: Humberto Ramos
WRITER: Dan Slott
PENCILS: Humberto Ramos
THE STORY:
BIG TIME BEGINS! Big changes are happening for the Amazing Spider-Man: Bigger threats, bigger guest-stars, and a big opportunity that could turn Peter Parker’s life around! Which cast members are staying and who’s saying goodbye? Find out as we’re introduced to new characters and reintroduced to a number of Spidey villains as they make the triumphant return to the book! Plus: New developments for Mayor J. Jonah Jameson, the staff at Front Line, and The Sinister Six! The next chapter in Spider-Man history starts here! Guest starring THE AVENGERS and THE FANTASTIC FOUR in a giant-sized, 39 page lead feature! PLUS! An All-New Adventure featuring the All-New SPIDER-GIRL! PAUL TOBIN & CLAYTON HENRY bring a tale of action & intrigue, and make a strong argument for why you can sometimes send a Spider-GIRL to do a Spider-MAN’s job… Rated A …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: This is the issue I am dying to get my hands on! Dan Slott is my favourite comic writer and he is great at writing Spider-man. expect his run on Spidey to be the stuff of legends!

Ant-Man & The Wasp #1

COVER BY: SALVADOR ESPIN
WRITER: Tim Seeley
PENCILS: Tim Seeley
THE STORY:
Two of Marvel’s smallest heroes must join forces and get over one BIG elephant-in-the-room! Eric O’Grady once STOLE the Ant-Man suit from Hank Pym. But now, Eric is the only one who knows about a secret AIM plot to steal Pym’s greatest invention! Can the two men get along long enough to save the soul of the former GOLIATH, Bill Foster? Tim Seeley, creator of “Hack/Slash” brings us the big story of the two smallest Avengers! And make sure you check out this adventure before the astonishing events of AVENGERS ACADEMY #7 next month! Rated T …$3.99

PRICE: 2.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: Two of my Favourite characters together at last! one is the Scientist Supreme the other is a dead beat dad! this is going to be excellent!

Astonishing Thor #1

COVER BY: Esad Ribic
WRITER: ROBERT RODI
PENCILS: Mike Choi
THE STORY:
“Waves are but water, wind but air. And though lightning be fire… IT MUST ANSWER THUNDER’S CALL.” The God of Thunder finds himself battling a mysterious surge of natural catastrophes— hurricanes, tidal waves, earthquakes. At first, the Son of Odin suspects Zephyr, immortal mistress of the winds, but soon he finds that the climactic upheaval must be attributed to a much larger force… EGO, THE LIVING PLANET! From ROBERT RODI and MIKE CHOI! Spinning out of the destruction of Asgard, ASTONISHING THOR is an out-of-this-world adventure—where the entire universe hangs in the balance! Rated T+ …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: I am so intrigued by this title! I will definitely pick up the first issue. Thor is quickly becoming a a big part of my comic book life!

Osborn #1

COVER BY: BEN OLIVER
WRITER: Kelly Sue DeConnick
PENCILS: Emma Rios
INKS: EMMA MARIA RIOS MANEIRO
THE STORY:
BIG TIME HITS SPIDER-MAN’S GREATEST ENEMY! The world’s most dangerous felon is in the world’s top supermax-security prison — an institution so secret even the vice president doesn’t know it exists. But can any cell contain Norman Osborn? After the events of SIEGE, the former Green Goblin, Iron Patriot and power-mad director of worldwide security isn’t allowed to have a toothbrush…and he’s surrounded by the deadliest criminals in the world. Lucky for Osborn, they’re fans. Rising stars Kelly Sue DeConnick (SIF) and Emma Rios (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) throw Osborn in the darkest hole the public’s never seen! Featuring an all-new bonus story written by Warren Ellis (THUNDERBOLTS)! Rated T …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: as a spider-man fan i cannot pass up a mini series about his greatest enemy! Kelly Sue is a great writer even though she is relativity new to the scene, i can’t wait to see what she makes of Normans madness.

Ozma of Oz #1

COVER BY: SKOTTIE YOUNG
WRITER: Eric Shanower
PENCILS: SKOTTIE YOUNG
INKS: SKOTT YOUNG
COLORED BY: JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
LETTERED BY: JEFF ECKLEBERRY

THE STORY:
Dorothy Gale plunges into adventure again, this time with a talking chicken named Billina. Dorothy and Billina are washed off their sailing ship to face drowning, starvation, and screaming Wheelers, strange men with wheels instead of hands and feet. The multiple Eisner Award-winning and New York Times bestselling team of Shanower and Young returns to Oz with this comics adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s third Oz book. All Ages …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: i have loved ever issue of the Oz books over the last 2 years! This should continue the trend of the other titles and be a excellent adaptation of the source material.

Tron: Original Movie Adaptation #1

COVER BY: Olivier Coipel
WRITER: Peter David
PENCILS: MIRCO PIERFEDERICI
INKS: MIRCO PIERFEDERICI
COLORED BY: MIRCO PIERFEDERICI
THE STORY:
In anticipation of Walt Disney Pictures’ high-tech adventure, TRON: LEGACY, which hits U.S. theaters in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX 3D® on December 17, 2010 — Marvel Comics is proud to bring to you a stunning new visualization of the first TRON film. Adapted by legendary scribe PETER DAVID (X-Factor, The Dark Tower) and stunningly illustrated by MIRCO PIERFEDERICI (X-Men Legacy, Dark Wolverine)! Don’t miss this legendary comics event! Rated A …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 3, 2010

My View: Just in time for the New Tron movie, the original story retold in comic form! and it’s done by Peter David! Awesome

Spider-Girl #1

COVER BY: BARRY KITSON
WRITER: EDWARD PAUL TOBIN
PENCILS: CLAYTON A. HENRY
INKS: CLAYTON A. HENRY
COLORED BY: BRAD ANDERSON
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC

THE STORY:
Spinning from the GRIM HUNT in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! Not every fight can get resolved by punching someone in the face…but Spider-Girl’s gonna punch somebody anyway, just to make sure. Follow the swinging adventures of Anya Corazon, the Splendiferous Spider-Girl, as she balances the daily grind of teenage life with the bumps and bruises brought by banging ‘bows with bad guys! Guest-starring the FANTASTIC FOUR and a villain that our hero could NEVER, EVER, EVER defeat. Paul Tobin (SPIDER-MAN, SUPER HEROES) and Clayton Henry (UNCANNY X-MEN) present an all-new hero for an all-new era! 40 pages/8 Page All-New Backup/Rated A …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 10, 2010

My View: I could never read the old Spider-Girl story but I am willing to give this one a try, I prefer my marvel stories to be in the actual marvel Universe, and Paul Tobin is a great writer so this should be great.

Avengers #7

COVER BY: John Romita JR.
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: John Romita JR.
COLORED BY: DEAN V. WHITE
LETTERED BY: NEUROTIC CARTOONIST, INC

THE STORY:
I AM AN AVENGER! Plus: another chapter in the oral history of the Avengers! 32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99
IN STORES: November 17, 2010

My View: Red Hulk on the avengers? should be interesting to read!

Thunderbolts #150

COVER BY: Greg Land
WRITER: JEFFREY SCOTT PARKER
PENCILS: KEVIN WALKER
INKS: KEVIN WALKER
COLORED BY: KLEBS DEMOURA JR.
LETTERED BY: RICHARD STARKINGS

THE STORY:
Iron Man, Thor and the original Captain America guest-star in this 96-page 150th blow-out issue! First, in the 40-page lead story, The Thunderbolts reach their milestone as loudly as possible, when the golden figures of the Marvel Universe come to their gray world–none other than the Armored Avenger, the God of Thunder and the Super-Soldier! Thor has come to hold court with one of his people held in the women’s wing of The Raft, and when his fellow Avengers join him, things go to a realm no one expected! Iron Man comes face-to-face with Ghost, the man who almost killed him, and Steve Rogers confronts the man who did kill him, Crossbones! Plus: character bios, key reprints and more surprises in the book that has IGN.com exclaiming: “Parker and Walker are injecting a bit of fun and excitement into the title…This is the most consistently enjoyable title with the Heroic Age banner and anyone looking for a great team book would do well to give Thunderbolts a read.” 96 PGS./New & Reprint Material/Bonus Material/Rated T …$4.99

PRICE: 4.99
IN STORES: November 17, 2010

My View: I have nearly every issue of thunderbolts, the series has changed dramaticly over the last 10+ years, the current Status Quote is not the best but it is up there, throw in Cap, Thor and Iron Man and you have a winning landmark issue!

Source: Marvel

GS Reporter: Matt

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