New York, NY (December 1, 2008)
– Marvel Entertainment is launching the second wave of never before seen digital comic titles exclusively for Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited subscribers. The Marvel Digital Holiday Special— debuting on Wednesday, December 17—highlights this second wave of online-first titles at Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited [www.marvel.com/digitalcomics] and adds to the ever-growing library of over 5,000+ comics.
Here'swhat's coming: Astonishing Tales:Wolverine/Punisher
Fan-fave C.B. Cebulski (X-INFERNUS) and the up and comingKenneth Rocafort (MADAME MIRAGE) get gritty with a no-holds-barredWolverine/Punisher tale you have to see to believe! Wolverine and Punisher gohead-to-head on the streets of Madripoor, but can they stop fighting each otherlong enough to take down a certain green-haired femme fatale for good?!
Written by: C.B. Cebulski
Art by: Kenneth Rocafort
Debuts: Wednesday, December 10 Holiday Special Issue
Ho ho ho! It's holiday fun in the Merry Marvel Manner,as the House of Ideas hangs the stockings by the chimney with care in hopesthat Galactus won't soon be there. The X-Men celebrate their firstholiday in their new home of SanFrancisco-and their first without Kitty Prydeamong them in X-MEN: Blue Christmas by Jim McCann and Todd Nauck. Meanwhile, inthe days before Secret Invasion, one family finds even the most humble ofholiday celebrations can be infiltrated by the Skrulls in a tale of holidayhorror by Ryan Penagos and Juan Doe. And hey, what're the holidays likefor Jack Russell-Werewolf by Night? Find out in "WEREWOLF BYEVE!" by Marvel.com's own Ben Morse with art by Stephanie Buscema.All of this, and..."Santa Claus vs. The Illuminati?!"‘Tis the season, and Brian Reed and Val Semeiks will bring it to ya! Sostop on by for some eggnog, dreidel spinning and probably a fist fight or twowith your favorite Marvel heroes and villains in the Marvel Digital ComicsHoliday Special!
Written by: Jim McCann, Brian Reed, Ben Morse and RyanPenagos
Art by: Todd Nauck, Val Semeiks, Stephanie Buscema and JuanDoe
Debuts: Wednesday, December 17 Astonishing Tales: Iron Man 2020
In a not so distant tomorrow, Arno Stark, the Iron Man ofthe year 2020, prepares to launch the new heliliner, the Spirit of FreeEnterprise...But Commodore Q wants to stop it. Who is he...And what arethe Endless Stolen Skies?
Written by: Daniel Merlin Goodbrey
Art by: Lou Kang
Debuts: Wednesday, December 24 Astonishing Tales: Mojoworld
Jonathan Hickman (Secret Warriors) and newcomer Nick Pitarraroll the cameras as Cannonball and Sunspot (of the New Mutants) get sucked intothe wildest adventure of their short lives when they spend their summervacation in...MOJOWORLD!
Written by: Jonathan Hickman
Art by: Nick Pitarra and Jonathon Hickman
Debuts: Wednesday, December 31 Wolverine: Agent of Atlas
The jungles of Cuba, 1958: revolutionary forceswork their way to overthrowing the government, while even stranger forces areat large. The FBI has sent Jimmy Woo's secret team of paranormals, the Agents of Atlas
, to investigate. The crackteam gets more than they bargained for when they cross paths with themysterious operative known only as "Logan!"This three part series debuts with a FREE first issue-available tosubscribers and non-subscribers to Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited!
Written by: Jeff Parker
Art by: BentonJew
Debuts: Wednesday, December 31 (Issue #1: FREE for all!)
Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited subscribers already gainaccess to an ever-growing library of Marvel comics featuring an enormous arrayof titles from every era of Marvel's celebrated publishing history.Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited is curated by Marvel editors, and serves as anultimate digital comic Internet destination, allowing unparalleled access tothousands of titles from Marvel's historic comic book archives. From thefirst issues of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, THE X-MEN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, FANTASTICFOUR and other favorites, to unforgettable recent storylines, mini-series andspecial issues. The Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited site presents each digitalcomic in the highest-resolution available. [http://www.marvel.com/digitalcomics