The Collectors: This Week in Comics [March 6th, 2022]
Welcome fellow procurers of all things comic books, today we discuss this week in comics for March 6th, 2022
The debut of Captain Carter, a brand new Punisher, and the continuation of Marvel’s Devil’s Reign Saga featuring a character with an impending MCU debut; welcome to THE COLLECTORS!
The Punisher #1
Brought to life by the brilliant writer Jason Aarons- who has been on quite the run for Marvel since his fantastic work on Avengers Forever– and artists Jesus Saiz and Paul Azaceta fans can observe the opening issue in a brand new Punisher arc.
With the iconic vigilante gaining control of the ninjas of The Hand, Aarons takes the reader on the journey of whether or not The Punisher will continue as an entity, or if a brand new person will emerge from the ashes of a deadly Frank Castle secret.
Star Wars: Han Solo and Chewbacca #1
The legends of the Star Wars universe return in a brand new series brought to life by writer Marc Guggenheim with brilliant art by David Messina.
Set prior to the events of the original 1977 Star Wars: A New Hope, fans get to see what preceded the events of Mos Eisley Cantina; with Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Greedo taking part in a heist for the ruthless crime boss Jabba the Hutt.
Spider-Gwen: Gwenverse #1
One of the coolest tiles hitting shelves this week centers on one of Ghost-spider greatest multiversal versions, Spider-Gwen, as writer Tim Seeley and artist David Nakayama bring as many Gwens as you can handle!
Seeley presents fans the iconic Ghost Spider in the multiverse that asks, What If she had actually taken up the mantle of other iconic Marvel characters? This five-issue miniseries is going to be one fun ride
Devils Reign: Moon Knight #1
Continuing the captivating Devils Reign saga that has taken the Marvel fanbase by storm, writer Jed MacKay and artist Frederico Sabbatini explore Marc Spector’s role in the storyline.
With the iconic Marvel character imprisoned by Wilson Fisk as he is arresting superheroes, Spector is trapped behind bars with some of the very criminals that he put away, as fans watch the vigilante known as Moon Knight face the horrors of prison life, and the quest to continue his ordained mission.
Captain Carter #1
There is perhaps no title that has been as anticipated as the impending Captain Carter #1, which sees writer Jamie McKelvie and artist Marika Cresta bring the iconic MCU character to the page for the very first time.
Following the women out of time, Peggy Carter becomes the multiversal answer to Captain America in the form of Captain Carter and must confront life in a strange future in a mirror story to the classic Steve Rogers tale.
The Amazing Spider-Man #92
Writer Zeb Wells and artist Sara Pichelli continue their fantastic continuation of The Amazing Spider-Man series that is culminating with a single issue to go!
With Spider-Man returning for his 60th anniversary, fans explore the final days of Ben Reilly’s time in the suit and watch him go face to face against the fearsome Lizard.
Hawkeye: Kate Bishop #5
With the MCU establishing Kate Bishops Hawkeye as a key part of the universe moving forward, fans can observe the tremendous story by writer Marieke Nijkamp and artist Enid Balam.
In a finale of the Hawkeye: Kate Bishop storyline, readers follow Bishop home, as Kate, Susan, and Lucky are chasing down the Circus of Crime!
Other Releases This Week
- Eternals #10 by Keiren Gilen and Esad Ribic
- Women of Marvel #1
- Sabretooth #2 by Victor Lavelle and Leanord Kirk
- Star Wars: Crimson Reign by Charles Soule and Steven Cummings
- Devils Reign: Superior Four #3 by Zac Thompson and Davide Tinto
- X Deaths of Wolverine #4 by Benjamin Percy and Federico Vincentini
- X Lives of Wolverine #4 by Benjamin Percy and Federico Vincentini
- Devil’s Reign #5 by Chip Zadarsky and Marco Chicchetto
- Venom #6 by Ram. V. and Bryan Hitch
- X-Men Legends #12 by Chris Claremont and Scot Eaton
- Strange Academy #12 by Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos
- Thor #23 by Donny Cates and Nic Klein
What To Read on Marvel Unlimited- The Darkhold: Black Bolt #1
A brilliant exploration of one of Marvel’s iconic characters, and one of its most enigmatic artifacts, writer Marc Russell and artist David Cutler explore The Darkhold’s effects on the King of the Inhumans: Black Bolt.
A series that is known for its horror elements, this origin issue is no different, seeing the iconic hero battle enemies not with which he van physically defeat, but those he must master in his own mind.
Trade Paperback of the Week- Moon Knight by Lemire and Smallwood: The Complete Collection
With the highly anticipated MCU Disney+ series centered on the iconic and enigmatic hero set to debut this month, there is no better way to prepare than with Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood’s iconic run on the character.
With the series implementing a lot of what Lemire and Smallwood began in the iconic run on the character, fans should get up to date on all things Marc Spector with this seminal compilation of his greatest stories by the duo.
There you have it, Collectors, this week in comics presented by MarvelBlog; Happy Hunting!