2012-05-11

New Mutants #42 - preview

The Exiled adventure continues. And the God of Mischief continues to show he's a dashing rogue. ComicBookResources has the preview.

Two behind the cut.

Like a boss. )
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AvsX Infinite #2

According to Newsarama Marvel repeats the earlier experiment this summer after "life-changing events", i.e. apparently the "No more Avengers" utterance.

(I'm betting it's Hope that says it, not Wanda.  That would make more sense.)Because no clunky experiment goes unrepeated.... )


At least it doesn't look like another chase, but there's not enough to really tell.



New Camelot



Four pages from DEMON KNIGHTS 9, in which the team gets a new quest...

The City Stilled by Death )

Tony DeZuniga's Black Orchid

If you follow the comics news sites, you've probably already heard about the untimely death of legendary artist Tony DeZuniga:

http://www.comicsbeat.com/2012/05/11/rip-tony-dezuniga/

DeZuniga was probably known best as the co-creator of Jonah Hex, and for his work on Conan the Barbarian. But my personal favorite was the decidedly off-beat superheroine he created with writer Shelly Mayer: The Black Orchid.

What made the Black Orchid unique was that the stories never mentioned her true identity or origins. She was super-strong, bulletproof, and could fly, but we weren't told how. Here's a typical story from ADVENTURE COMICS #429, 1973:
(5 pages from a 15-page story)
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