The Awesomeness Of Jean Grey In This Week’s Marvel Legacy Titles

Posted by October 25, 2017 Comment

It’s time for a quick run through this week’s Marvel Legacy titles to see what’s what. We’ve noted that Amazing Spider-Man #790 is dealing with a peculiarly broke Human Torch and the fallout of Parker Industries — no, we can’t work that one out, either.

(W) Dan Slott, Christos Gage (A) Stuart Immonen (CA) Alex Ross
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter – but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn’t easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened to PARKER INDUSTRIES?
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And the legacy of the Fantastic Four from a publisher that won’t publish their adventures.

Not the only one dealing with post-Secret Empire squabbles, as Captain Marvel #125 has Carol probably in the lowest point in her life after her space station went kablooey,

(W) Margaret Stohl (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Phil Noto
As Captain Marvel, CAROL DANVERS has traveled to almost every inch of the planet – and beyond! Now she’s heading to somewhere uncharted, where there’s no familiar face to be seen except for…her own! Join Carol on her new cosmic journey through the past and future as Captain Marvel takes flight in an adventure you won’t want to miss. The earth-shattering secrets of her Dark Origin are finally revealed, and the Marvel Universe will be forever changed. PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!
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Both Peter and Carol are crashing in other people’s places, it seems. How the mighty have fallen — if it doesn’t work out with Mockingbird, maybe they could move in somewhere together?

Now, Secret Empire also taught us that banning teleportation was a sign of fascism.

Something America #8 is happy to underline as the balance between freedom and security gets weaponised once again.

(W) Gabby Rivera (A) Joe Quinones (CA) Mike McKone
Everyone’s favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, may have finally met her match. Introducing – the deadly and exotic Exterminatrix! Can America continue her hard-hitting journey to defend the multiverse against the oncoming warpath of Exterminatrix and the ominous Midas Corporation? It’s the start of a daring adventure as America gains all-new untested powers, and she’ll need them against the coming horde of villains! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!
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If you wondered what happened to Doctor Faustus: after the Hydra Supreme Command came a cropper, he’s popping up in Klaw’s crew over in Black Panther, along with a legacy of other Marvel characters…

(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Brian Stelfreeze
Black Panther’s greatest foe has returned – Ulysses Klaw is back and ready for war! Can T’Challa defeat the man who killed his father all while his country struggles to its feet?  And as war looms, Wakanda’s gods have disappeared. Enter the Originators! The former gods are back – but what are their intentions for a land that has forgotten them?
PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!
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While U.S.Avengers #11 does indeed follow through with what we suggested, with both Riverdale and 1930s gangsters in space going back to Fantastic Four’s ’60s adventures.

(W) Al Ewing (A) Paco Diaz (CA) David Nakayama
The U.S. Avengers have a new mission-to find their missing teammate! Squirrel Girl, Red Hulk, Iron Patriot, and more head into outer space to find Cannonball! The search leads them to strangest planet of all…Glenbrook, U.S.A.! Home – and fiefdom – of Ritchie Redwood, America’s best loved teen! What shocking events will lead the U.S. Avengers to uncover the secrets of the seemingly idyllic planet of Glenbrook whose teenagers keep disappearing? And how will this lead them to Cannonball?
PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!
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And Jean Grey, oh yes, Jean Grey — see this would kill most, in X-Men Blue #14.

But Jean Grey’s power set is up to the task with new imaginative solutions.

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jorge Molina (CA) Arthur Adams
Continuing from X-MEN GOLD #14, JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her team! But can MOJO be defeated when he’s got the  power of history on his side? It’s going to take one unlikely Mojoverse ally to help our heroes out!
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And she’s no slouch over in her own title, Jean Grey #8, either in a time-jumping illusion…

(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Victor Ibanez (CA) David Yardin
The Phoenix is coming and in its wake – death and destruction! Destined to become the Earth’s host for the fiery entity, Jean is still not prepared for its arrival and the ensuing battle to come. Her only hope, a former host who can prepare and train her telepathic powers, but what cost is Jean willing to pay when Emma Frost, The White Queen, becomes her only salvation and the last line of defense from the world burning? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Mark Bagley!
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And she’d probably have a similar retort to Deadpool in Despicable Deadpool #288, confessing to Cable just what he’s been up to with Cable’s robot arm…

It’s not quite Howard Chaykin‘s gag from today’s Ruff & Reddy – but it’s not far off.

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Scott Koblish (CA) David Lopez
Deadpool’s going back to his vile beginnings as a mercenary and wanted killer.  No more being a hero.  No more X-Men.  No more Avengers.  And if he wants to break bad again, what’s more despicable than killing your best friend? Cable better get ready because his old friend Wade has him in the crosshairs.
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Of course, anyone who were to take such a thing as an allegory for Marvel Legacy would be looked upon very poorly.

(Last Updated October 25, 2017 11:58 am )

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