22nd June Marvel Comic Releases

New week, new comic book day releases!

Single Issues

Marvels Voices: Pride by Alyssa Wong and others

Hot off a GLAAD Award nomination for 2021’s anthology, MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE returns for a jam-packed celebration of LGBTQI+ characters and creators! New York Times-bestselling, multi-award-winning author Charlie Jane Anders introduces a new hero to the Marvel Universe – and it won’t be the last you see of them. Get in on the ground floor here! IRON MAN scribe and lauded TV showrunner Christopher Cantwell takes on Moondragon’s complex legacy for a heart-bending story across space and time. Shuster and Eisner-winning writer Andrew Wheeler makes his Marvel debut with the MU’s real god of love – Hercules! Nebula, World Fantasy, and Locus-award winner Alyssa Wong reunites the Young Avengers in a story guaranteed to please fans new and old! And that’s just the first slice of the rainbow. MARVEL’S VOICES continues its groundbreaking anthology series with another swoon-worthy glimpse of the world outside your window!

The next part in the Marvel Voices series, this time celebrating Pride Month! My only advice here is to make sure you’ve got some knowledge of the characters involved in the anthology, but other than that, you should be fine to read it!

Miles Morales And Moon Girl by Mohale Mashigo

Join Lunella Lafayette – aka Moon Girl – and her trusty T-rex sidekick, Devil Dinosaur, in their biggest adventure yet! In the first of three one-shots, Moon Girl takes on the whole Marvel Universe alongside Miles Morales, the Avengers and the X-Men. Don’t miss this new story from acclaimed writer Mohale Mashigo!

I’d recommend, again, making sure you have knowledge of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Miles Morales, The Avengers and the X-Men first.

New Fantastic Four by Peter David

SPIDER-MAN!
GHOST RIDER!
WOLVERINE!
HULK!
When these unlikely heroes first banded together to become the NEW FANTASTIC FOUR, they made Marvel history. Now this fan-favorite team returns in an all-new adventure written by Peter David! Set shortly after the events of the group’s first appearance, brace yourself for a wild ride and guest stars aplenty – including the original FF. Plus, a series of mystery villains that you’ll never see coming!

As this follows on from this team’s previous run, you’ll want to check out 1991’s Fantastic Four by Walter Simonson first.

Bind Ups:

X-Factor Epic Collection: Afterlives by J M DeMatteis and various

Jamie Madrox is dead! As X-Factor struggles to cope with their first major loss, Alex Summers questions his role as leader. Will Havok quit just when the team needs him the most? Meanwhile, Polaris seeks vengeance on the person who hired Random to kill her – even as the bounty hunter joins Strong Guy and Wolfsbane on a road trip! Lorna follows Alex to Hawaii, but the island paradise soon becomes a nightmare – courtesy of Malice, Mister Sinister and the Nasty Boys! The techno-organic threat of the Phalanx unites X-Factor, X-Force and Excalibur! Strong Guy battles the Blob! Legion awakens from his
coma! But when Lila Cheney is targeted, Guido puts his life on the line. Will X-Factor lose another member?

Previous volumes are Genesis & Apocalypse, Angel Of Death, All New All Different X-Factor and X-Animations, there are a few missing bind ups though, so you may be waiting a while to get the full story.

Wolverine Epic Collection: Madripoor Nights by Chris Claremont and Peter David

He’s the best there is at what he does – but what he does isn’t very nice. And now Wolverine has broken out of the X-Men and into his own solo series! Feeling the urge to cut loose, Wolverine travels to Madripoor, an East Indian island full of pirates, cutthroats and smugglers – just the way Logan likes it! There, he’ll take on ruthless crimelord Roche, meet the cunning Tyger Tiger, wield the mystical Black Blade, battle superhuman enforcers Roughouse and Bloodsport and contend with drug kingpin Nguyen Ngoc Coy and his niece, the former New Mutant known as Karma! Plus: The Hulk comes to town, a formative battle with Sabretooth is revealed and Wolverine hunts for the Gehenna Stone! Guest-starring Jessica Drew, A.K.A. Spider-Woman!

The first in the Wolverine Epic Collection, so as long as you have an idea of Wolverine’s previous adventures pre-publication (1988) you’ll be fine to read this.

Spider-Woman volume 4: Devil’s Reign by Karla Pacheco

Lights! Cameras! Action! Jess is still recovering from her epic showdown with her brother, Aeternum, when she decides to visit her old friend, stuntLindsay McCabe, on the set of her newest film project. But wait – those assassins aren’t in the movie! And they’re after Lindsay?! Get ready for your close-up, Jess! Then, when New York Mayor Wilson Fisk starts purging “costumed vigilantes” from his city, you can bet Spider-Woman is on his list! The Kingpin will do anything to bring her down – including going after her loved ones. It’s all on the line for Jessica Drew when Fisk unleashes his insidious endgame! But why is Spider-Woman fighting…Spider-Woman?! And what’s worse than Spider-Man’s Sinister Six? How about Jess’ awful assemblage of adversaries: the Anti-Arachnine! 

Previous volumes are Bad Blood, King In Black and Back To Basics, you’ll also want to read Devil’s Reign too, as this ties into that event. I’ll have a reading guide up soon!

Silver Surfer Epic Collection: Parable by Steve Englehart, Stan Lee and more

Timeless tales of the Silver Surfer! Galactus’ latest meal, the powerful Elders of the Universe, isn’t sitting well – and only the Surfer and Fantastic Four can cure his fatal case of cosmic indigestion! Meanwhile, Norrin’s relationship with Nova hits the rocks thanks to Firelord, Ego the Living Planet seeks to consume the Surfer and a Kree/Skrull conflict builds to a boil! And finally, the incomparable Stan Lee returns to script two standout sagas: Mephisto bedevils the Surfer in a graphic novel drawn by the legendary John Buscema! And visionary talent Moebius illustrates a thoughtful epic wherein the only one who can stop Galactus from leading mankind to its doom…is the Silver Surfer!

Previous volumes are When Calls Galactus and Freedom, unfortunately, volume 2 hasn’t been published yet, so you may want to hold off reading this one for a while.

Miles Morales volume 7: Beyond by Saladin Ahmed

What lies Beyond for Miles Morales? Momentous events in the world of Peter Parker are about to have dire repercussions for both Miles and his metaclone, Shift! But what does this domino effect of events mean for Ben Reilly, the new corporate-sponsored Spider-Man? Miles and Shift must descend into the darkness of the Assessor’s HQ for answers – and when Space Stone-host Quantum enters the fray, the heroes’ only hope might just be the Beyond Corporation! Plus: As Miles investigates a series of monster attacks in Brooklyn, he runs into Ms. Marvel’s friend and ally, Amulet! Working together, can they get to the bottom of this mystery before the monsters take them down too? 

Previous volumes are Straight Out Of Brooklyn, Bring On The Bad Guys, Absolute Carnage: Miles Morales, Family Business, Ultimatum, The Clone Saga and All Eyes On Me.

Marvel Voices: Pride by Luciano Vecchio and more

Marvel Comics is proud to present its first ever queer-centered collection! An amazing assembly of creators from all walks of life unites to tackle Marvel’s LGBTQIA+ icons, including Wiccan and Hulkling! Iceman! Mystique and Destiny! Karma! Daken! Nico Minoru and Karolina Dean! Celebrate these and so many more legendary characters as both new and fan-favorite creators tell their Pride stories – tales of inspiration and empowerment that illustrate “the world outside your window” in full color! Plus: The wedding of Northstar and Kyle Jinadu! The honeymoon of Hulkling and Wiccan! The awesomeness of America Chavez! The debut of “Captain America of the Railways,” Aaron Fischer! And more! 

A collection of all the Pride issues already released!

Ghost Rider: Return Of Blaze by Ed Brisson and Howard Mackie

Tales of terror from the hellish world of the Ghost Rider! Since the dawn of man, she has birthed the worst of humanity’s ills. Her kin call her Mama while men curse her name: Lilith! But when the thrones of every netherworld are united as one, they shall soon call her by a new name: Queen! Meanwhile, all Johnny Blaze wants is to destroy Mephisto. But when the King in Black throws the world into chaos, some of Johnny’s oldest friends arrive to ask for his help. It may take everything they’ve got to stop Knull’s madness. Maybe even…the devil himself? And as the battle for control of Hell heats up, Michael Badilino seizes his opportunity to ride again – as Vengeance! 

Previous volumes are The King Of Hell and Heart Of Darkness II.

And that’s everything coming out this month! What’s on your pull list? I’m definitely grabbing the latest Miles Morales!

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