2099


Ghost Rider 2099 #1 [Preview]

Is the Economy Back on Track in 2099? Ghost Rider 2099 #1 [Preview]

Ghost Rider 2099 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, cashing in on this 2099 transitional super-mega-crossover event thing, from Canada’s Favorite Son Ed Brisson and Damian Couceiro. We’ve got a preview below.   In the future, the rust belt has been reinvigorated with economic prosperity. But it seems not everyone is benefiting from […]

Venom 2099 #1 [Preview]

They Still Haven’t Solved the Healthcare System in Venom 2099 #1 [Preview]

The solicitation for Venom 2099 #1 asks the question: what is Venom 2099? Answer: an attempt to snooker true believers into purchasing a one-shot tying into a transitional super-mega-crossover event during the holiday shopping season. But if you’re wondering what Venom 2099 is in the actual comic, by Jody Houser, Francesco Mobili, and Geraldo Borges, […]

Punisher 2099 #1 [Preview]

Police Body Cams are Quite Advanced in Punisher 2099 #1 [Preview]

Punisher 2099 #1 is set to hit stores from Marvel Comics next week, cashing in on and tying in with the 2099 event running through Amazing Spider-Man. This issue is by Zonnie Tadler and Matt Horak, and we’ve got a preview below. In the future, private police force The Public Eye maintains order for corporate […]

Conan 2099 #1 [Preview]

Confused and Elderly Barbarian Hears Voices in Head in Conan 2099 #1 [Preview]

Conan the Barbarian is coming to Marvel’s futuristic 2099 super-mega-crossover event, because @#$% it, why the hell not? Marvel paid for this license and they might as well use it. The issue is written by The Gerry Duggan of Comics, Gerry Duggan, with art by Roge Antonio. We’ve got a preview of Conan 2099 #1 […]


2099 Alpha #1 [Preview]

Who is Thor 2099? 2099 Alpha #1 [Preview]

2099 Alpha #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, and who doesn’t love a super-mega-crossover event Alpha issue? Don’t answer that. Nick Spencer, Viktor Bogdanovic, Marte Gracia, and some poor fool who lettered this thing for less than even the colorist makes and doesn’t even get their name on the cover because Marvel, […]

Amazing Spider-Man #34

Doctor Doom is Dead in Amazing Spider-Man #34

Amazing Spider-Man #34 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics as we kick off the 2099 super-mega-crossover event. Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason, Matthew Wilson, Dee Cunniffe, Chris O’Halloran, and Joe Caramagna put this thing together. It’s not that Marvel needs three colorists for this book. It’s just that one of them does the coloring […]

Amazing Spider-Man's 2099 Event Gets a Launch Trailer from Marvel

Amazing Spider-Man’s 2099 Event Gets a Launch Trailer from Marvel

If you’re a fan of the 2099 universe or just of seeing Marvel Editor Nick Lowe yelling like a maniac, you’ll be pleased to learn that Marvel has released a trailer for 2099, the new event kicking off in Amazing Spider-Man #33 tomorrow that revisits the 2099 universe to somehow cash in on nostalgia for […]

Amazing Spider-MAn #33 [Preview]

An Old-Fashioned Symkarian Stand-Off in Amazing Spider-Man #33 [Preview]

Amazing Spider-Man #33 is set to his stores from Marvel Comics next week, part of the 2099 crossover event that will change the current Marvel Universe forever, or until a month or two from now when another big crossover launches, whichever comes first. We’ve got a preview below, by Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason, Matthew Wilson, […]

Getting Marvel's Money's Worth with Conan 2099 [Improbable Previews]

Getting Marvel’s Money’s Worth with Conan 2099 #1 [Improbable Previews]

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers accidentally send out unlettered previews, showing us what the characters are doing but not what they’re saying. What a boner! In Improbable Previews, we correct this mistake by putting the words back in, using our best guess at what they are […]

Improbable Previews: A Dark Fate for Ghost Rider 2099

A Dark Fate for Ghost Rider 2099 #1 [Improbable Previews]

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers accidentally send out unlettered previews, showing us what the characters are doing but not what they’re saying. What a boner! In Improbable Previews, we correct this mistake by putting the words back in, using our best guess at what they are […]

Marvel Shows Off Their 2099 Variants for November

Marvel Shows Off Their 2099 Variants for November

This November, Marvel Comics will break a new record, publishing two-thousand-ninety-nine variant covers in a single month! The House of Ideas, whose main idea is pretty much always “make more variant covers,” revealed the news in a press release on their website. It’s unclear how Marvel will manager to produce this many variant covers in […]


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Marvel 2099 Event Swings Out of Amazing Spider-Man in November

Marvel’s November 2019 solicitations reveal another big event at the House of Ideas (most of said ideas being “let’s have an event”). Spinning out of the pages of Amazing Spider-Man is Marvel 2099, crossing over through the following titles from this checklist: MARVEL 2099 CHECKLIST AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33 2099 ALPHA #1 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #34 AMAZING […]

Nick Spencer Revives 2099 From Marvel in November

Nick Spencer Revives 2099 From Marvel Comics in November

Marvel 2099 is a began in 1992, that was originally one possible future of the Marvel Universe, but later revealed in a climax of Superior Spider-Man Goblin Nation arc and Amazing Spider-Man #14 to be the Earth of the prime Marvel continuity in the distant future. Originally announced by Stan Lee in his “Stan’s Soapbox” […]

X-Men: Blue #17 cover by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald

X-Men: Blue #17 Review: The Return of X-Men 2099

The X-Men have been brought to the year 2099 by Magneto’s time machine. There, they meet their future counterparts: X-Men 2099. They also find a dystopia brought about by the corporation Alchemax. The strangest thing is that our X-Men apparently took over the company some years back and made it the de facto government before […]


The Return Of Warren Ellis’ Ghost Rider 2099?

Recently we ran a lost Ghost Rider 2099 story by Warren Ellis and Salgood Sam, reserved as a fill-in arc for a book that was cancelled shortly afterwards. Well, after reading Bleeding Cool, Marvel people got in touch with Salgood Sam to make copies of the art  – it seems Marvel never got round to […]

The First Half Of A Never-Seen Warren Ellis Ghost Rider 2099 Comic…

Twenty years ago, Marvel created a new line called 2099. Based on initial ideas by Stan Lee and John Byrne, it saw creators such as Peter David, Warren Ellis, Rick Leonardi, D’Israeli, Humberto Ramos, Pat Mills and Chuck Dixon recreate Marvel superheroes in an increasingly sci-fi background. It had some highs, it had some lows, […]

League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century: 2009 Out In… A Week!

It’s due to be published in early July in the US. And late June in the UK. But I understand that the publication date of the final chapter of League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century, the volume set in 2009 has been moved forward. Instead, it will be published in just a week’s time instead, in […]