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Old July 16 2012, 03:36 AM   #991
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It would appear that the Punisher War Zone story this fall is the conclusion of Ruka's Punisher run. The basic plot of the story is that the Avengers decide they need to deal with Frank, obviously they see him as a threat. More details about this tomorrow on Newsarama. Doesn't look like either Scarlet Spider or Venom will be cancelled as they both tie into the Minimum Carnage story, which features both Kaine and Flash trying to stop Carnage.
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Old July 16 2012, 03:41 AM   #992
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Amazing Spider-Man Panel Recap:
"Alpha is everything Peter Parker wishes he could’ve been in high school," Slott said. "The minute Alpha gets his power everybody sees it, so he gets to be the kid that goes to school that everybody knows has superpowers."

Avenging Spider-Man #13 will co-star Hypno Hustler and Deadpool, and be written by Kevin Shinick and Aaorn Kuder.

A question was asked about the rumors of Amazing Spider-Man #700 holding a cataclysmic event for the character, [the moderator] said that he can’t confirm or deny if Slott's run would be ending, but referenced Marvel NOW! and added, "When you get to the last page of ASM #700, Dan has to go into hiding. It's going to be a big, big event. You'll be very happy with what's happening with Spider-Man."

[see the link for Captain Marvel and Flash tidbits!]
Minimum Carnage crossover:
Beginning with October's Minimum Carnage Alpha #1 and hitting Scarlet Spider #10-11, Venom #26-27, and concluding with Minimum Carnage Omega in November, the crossover will find Venom and Scarlet Spider confronting Carnage.

It will be co-written by Christ Yost and Cullen Bunn and promises to redefine both of the heroes involved.

[click the link for artwork and writer quotes!]
Punisher: War Zone news:
In the concluding chapter to Rucka's run, Punisher: War Zone will bring Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Castle face-to-face in events that spin directly out of the final chapters of the ongoing Punisher series. In an interview that we'll be running tomorrow, Rucka revealed that The Punisher series is indeed ending and that War Zone is the natural conclusion to the story he's been building.

Edited to add: I see the good Admiral_Young beat me to the punch while I was pulling the quotes and links together for this post.
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Old July 16 2012, 03:44 AM   #993
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^ I'm glad you posted that. I just kind of covered what I figured most people would be interesting since not many seem to be reading Amazing Spider-Man right now in this thread for whatever reasons. I'm very much looking forward to 700...and whatever Slott has done lol.
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Old July 16 2012, 02:33 PM   #994
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Anyone who isn't reading ASM is missing out on some great Spidey work. I enjoyed "Ends of the Earth" so much that I went back and started reading Slott's run at #648 (the first "Big Time" issue). I'm currently up to #662, then will have to buy some issues again when I finish #673 to bridge the gap up to EOTH.

Hell, I'm even looking forward to seeing this Alpha sidekick character introduced, because Slott's work so far has earned my absolute trust. It also seems like a natural evolution these days for Spidey given his involvement in the Future Foundation and the Avengers.

ComiXology was nice enough to have a 99 cent sale recently for lots of Amazing issues, right around the release of the movie, so that dovetailed quite well with my desire to start at the beginning of Slott's solo run.


As for the "Minimum Carnage" crossover... I had been planning to drop Venom after Remender leaves the title (purely out of a desire to cut down on some titles, especially given some - like ASM - that ship more than once a month), but I expect to keep reading Scarlet Spider so I'll have to at least pick up Venom's crossover issues.

I'm glad that War Zone is a "spin-off" of sorts to Rucka's current Punisher run, rather than a separate title written by a different author. That would've been disappointing, since Rucka is doing really good work on the title.
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Old July 16 2012, 03:14 PM   #995
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Alpha seems very interesting and it seems Slott did his best to harken back to how Peter got his powers and looped everything together. I agree about Amazing. I've been a regular reader since Slott was named sole writer and it's been the best Spidey stuff in years. Big Time and really the latter part of Brand New Day was pretty good as well.

Oh I forgot...Slott also stated that the Silver Sable arc/incident will be touched upon in the next issue, so looks like we'll get a status update on her. Slott also made the point to go and look at Peter's eyes in the Marvel Now teaser image. So I did...and indeed there is an image of some kind in them, Peter is obviously looking at someone. His costume is tweaked slightly as well. Darker blue it looks like.


Avenging Spider-Man #9: I absolutely adored this issue. Kelly Sue McCormick writes Carol and Peter fantastically in this issue. As a shipper fan of these two I would be absolutely ecstatic if Marvel was ballsy enough to pair these two together. Their banter and mutual respect and admiration for each come out in spades in this issue. The art work is fantastic as well. Carol's new look is just awesome. McCormick at the Spider-Man panel also kind of expressed her enthusiasm for these two and their long history together. I can't wait for the conclusion of this two parter and the "Captain Marvel" ongoing this week.
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Old July 16 2012, 03:26 PM   #996
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I've picked up a few issues of ASM here and there, but most of my Spidey has been coming in FF these days. I thought what I saw of "Ends of the Earth" was a reactionary mess.
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Old July 16 2012, 03:29 PM   #997
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The first half of "Ends of the Earth" was great. The second half seemed rushed and a bit of a mess. The art is fantastic all the through the art. If anyone is interested Marvel did release last month Spider-Man Big Time: Ultimate Collection which collects the first half of Slott's run. I have been planning on getting it.

Here are the details on Punisher: War Zone.

http://www.newsarama.com/comics/sdcc...-war-zone.html
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Old July 16 2012, 09:35 PM   #998
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I'm glad that War Zone is a "spin-off" of sorts to Rucka's current Punisher run, rather than a separate title written by a different author. That would've been disappointing, since Rucka is doing really good work on the title.
Which is what makes it's conclusion a downer. The excuse for the story also is a cop-out imo. When have the other good guys ever fully excepted Frank or his methods. Saying the have to 'now' deal with him as been done in one way or another already. Meaning no title should ever be too long in the 616 cause the hard core heroes see Frank as equal to Kingpin, a bad guy. Shame cause I like Frank interacting with 616.


Dark Avengers #177 - the only part of the story I truly care about is the 3 pages of Man-Thing development. The time trapped T-Bolts are trying to get back to the present. Luke Cages' newly formed Dark Avengers are doing something I don't recall honestly (glossed over these pages).
Man-Thing, while regaining his conscience/intellect and ability to vocally communicate his emphatic nature has been greatly diminished. Ghost asks him if he can tap into the Nexus and teleport the team out. He says he cant, not that he won't. He explains to Ghost that he used to could feel how to do that and his connection to that is severed...as least for now. I'm assuming that's resolved, when it is will his other humanity flee with it.
Satana tries a teleportation and, well, the last panel you have to see. It's a blatant character rip for Judge Dredd. They are now in a future with this character boring down atop them.
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Old July 17 2012, 03:43 AM   #999
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The All Winnners Squad video is up now if anyone is interested. I thought it was pretty funny. Every one was excited about Doop at the panel, but I didn't see him anywhere. This is up as a pilot, so it sounds like this might be a series.
EDIT: Marvel and High Moon Studios (the company behind The Bourne Conspiracy, and the recent Transformers games) are working on Deadpool and Hit-Monkey games.
I need to make a correction here, it turns out the Hit Monkey game announcement before Comic-Con was actually just a joke and they are just doing Deadpool.
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Old July 18 2012, 04:45 AM   #1000
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IGN interview with Rucka:
[...] [The Avengers] declare war on [Frank Castle].

They notice him and they can't ignore him. It really is as simple as that. Something has occurred and they cannot in good conscience go, "You know what? We’ll just pretend that’s not happening and continue on our merry way." Something has happened and they have to respond.

[...] I think Frank knows that any conflict with the Avengers only ends one way. There is a certain tactical awareness that he has that makes him not as easy a target as they think he’s going to be. [...]

[...] This isn't as simple for the Avengers as going, "We've got to stop him." How do you stop him? How do you stop him short of killing him? That's a problem they're going to have to deal with.

[...] At some point a few months ago I was informed that Marvel wanted to end the book and would be spinning Punisher out into a different team book and I wouldn’t be writing it. So [Steve] Wacker and I talked about how we were going to wrap this up. [...]

[Rachel Cole-Alves] is absolutely integral to the events, yeah.

[No Marvel Universe work] planned beyond War Zone.
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Old July 18 2012, 01:05 PM   #1001
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The bit in your quote that grabs me is: "spinning Punisher out into a different team book"

Punisher is going to be on a team? Now how's that going to happen? Tony Stark going to put the equivalency of a shock collar on Frank? If he thinks about killing--zap, like a dog barking.
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If he's part of a team I could see him being closely monitored by Captain America, whom Frank admires more than anyone else, despite the fact that Steve couldn't care two whims about Frank and is appalled by him (I'm thinking about the scene from Civil War between the two). I don't like the idea of Frank being on a team, but it could be interesting to see how this happens, if it does happen. Sounds like this is just still in the planning stage.

I think it more telling that Ruka has no planned Marvel work beyond War Zone. Hopefully his contract isn't expiring.
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Old July 18 2012, 04:16 PM   #1003
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I'm having a hard time picturing a team that would even want Castle.

And I agree with you, Admiral, re: Rucka's contract. It's disappointing enough that Punisher is being forced into a conclusion, but even more disappointing if Marvel doesn't find a title for Rucka. He's too good to let go.
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Though, I wouldn't mind Rucka writing more DC comics, though!
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That would be awesome if Punisher joined the Thunderbolts / Dark Avengers
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