You Cannot Miss The AVENGERS VS X-MEN LAUNCH PARTIES – 4-3-2012!

Tomorrow, be the first to experience the explosive opener to the year’s most anticipated comic event, Avengers VS. X-Men, at your local comic shop!  That’s right True Believer, tomorrow night at 8PM (local time)*, be the first in line at one of over 1,100+ Avengers VS. X-Men Launch Parties to find out what sends Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to the shores of Utopia for all-out war! It’s the biggest comic event of the century and we want YOU to get in on the excitement.

 Do you stand with the Avengers? Or the X-Men? We’ve loaded up participating comic shops with Avengers (or X-Men) themed exclusive mini posters, buttons, variants, lithographs and more, but the only way to get them is to show up!

 Plus, don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet some of the creators behind this epic event at these select comic shops!

 Midtown Comics – Times Square

Special Guests: Adam Kubert, Axel Alonso, Tom Brevoort & Nick Lowe

Special Avengers VS. X-Men #1 Variant by Skottie Young AND a LIMITED EDITION Avengers Vs. X-Men New Era Cap Available

200 W 40th St

New York, NY 10018

www.midtowncomics.com

 

Elite Comics

Special Guest: Jason Aaron

11842 Quivira Rd

Overland Park, KS 66210

www.elite-comics.com

 

Meltdown Comics

Special Guest: Ed Brubaker

LIMITED EDITION Avengers Vs. X-Men New Era Cap Available

7522 West Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90046

www.meltcomics.com

 

Excalibur Comics

Special Guests: Matt Fraction & CB Cebulski

2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd

Portland, OR 97214

http://www.excaliburcomics.net/

Want to see if your retailer is participating? Check out Marvel.com (http://marvel.com/news/story/18430/avx_launch_parties) for a full list of retailers hosting Avengers VS. X-Men Launch Parties!

Can’t make it to any of these events yourself? Tune in to Marvel.comfacebook.com/marvel or gplus.to/marvelentertainment beginning at approximately 8 PM EST tomorrow, April 3 for live coverage of the Avengers VS. X-Men Launch Party at Midtown Comics in New York, featuring  Adam Kubert, Axel Alonso, Tom Brevoort and Nick Lowe!

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #1 (JAN120625)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by JOHN ROMITA JR

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

ON SALE TOMORROW!

 

*Avengers VS. X-Men Launch Party start times may vary, check with your local retailer for details.

 

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook.

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT – RUSHED TO COMIC SHOPS!

It’s official, Avengers VS. X-Men the comic event of the year! After an immediate sellout of Avengers VS. X-Men #0 in comic shops all across the country, Marvel has bumped up the on-sale of Avengers VS. X-Men #0 Second Printing Variant to April 18th as a result of overwhelming demand! It’s the essential opener to the biggest pop culture comic event of the year and Marvel is committed to ensuring it’s retail partners have enough copies on hand for any and all fans looking to get in on the action. Not only will Avengers VS. X-Men #0 Second Printing Variant be available in time for Avengers VS. X-Men #2, but a second printing of Avengers VS. X-Men #1 as well!

“We couldn’t be happier with the landmark response to Avengers VS. X-Men,” said Marvel SVP of Sales, David Gabriel. “With the incredible demand from fans and retailers alike, we are taking measures to ensure that shops get their copies immediately.

With Avengers VS. X-Men #1 less than a week away, here are what critics are saying about this explosive prologue:

“It was a hell of a good time” – AintItCoolNews.com

“4.5 (out of 5) stars” – ComicBookResources.com

“9 out of 10” – Newsarama.com

“You can feel the excitement bubbling beneath the surface waiting to explode in your face.” – ComicVine.com

The Marvel Universe is a powder keg on the verge of exploding and with all eyes on Wanda and the Mutant Messiah there’s no telling what’s in store for the Avengers or the X-Men. One thing is for sure, when these two mega teams finally go to battle, you’ll want to be there on the ground floor. So don’t miss the epic opener, returning to store shelves in just a few weeks with Avengers VS.X-Men #0 Second Printing Variant!

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (FEB128219)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & JASON AARON

Pencils & Cover by FRANK CHO

FOC – 4/2/12 ON SALE – 4/18/12

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN128186)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by JOHN ROMITA JR

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

ON SALE – 4/11/12

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com

Your First Look At AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #2!

The opening shots have been fired and this April, the heaviest hitters of the Marvel Universe go head-to-head in your first look at Avengers Vs. X-Men #2! From the powerhouse creative team of Jason Aaron & John Romita Jr. comes the second part of the groundbreaking event pitting Earth’s Mightiest against the X-Men with the entire Marvel Universe at stake! As the all-powerful Phoenix Force hurtles ever closer toward Earth; The Avengers storm the beach of Utopia, determined to save mankind at any cost!  This is what you’ve been waiting for all year, and now you’ll get the chance to see some explosive matchups and who comes out on top. Don’t miss out on all the action in Avengers Vs. X-Men #2, hitting comic shops worldwide and the Marvel Comics app this April!

Plus! Every issue of Avengers VS. X-Men come packaged with a code for a FREE digital copy on the Marvel Comics app! Fans will also be able to take theAvengers VS. X-Men experience even further by unlocking access to exclusive behind the scenes extras utilizing special augmented reality technology with the Marvel AR app powered by Aurasma. This is exciting bonus content that you cannot access anywhere else! Join the Marvel ReEvolution

Which team will reign victorious? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #2 (FEB120534)

Written by JASON AARON

Art by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

Rated T+…$3.99

FOC – 3/26/12, ON SALE –4 /18/12

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com

Buy An Avengers or X-Men Digital Comic to Get A $5 Coupon In Time For Avengers VS X-Men #1


Marvel ReEvolution Brings Back Landmark Initiative Tomorrow – For A Limited Time!

New York, NY—March 23, 2012—The Marvel ReEvolution grows as the biggest Super Hero story of all time is almost here! Marvel is proud to announce that starting tomorrow, in celebration of Avengers Vs. X-Men, just one purchase on the Marvel Comics app gets a $5.00 coupon for your local comic store!  From March 25 at 12:01am Eastern to 11:59 Eastern on Sunday, March 31, if you purchase* select** Avengers or X-Men comics on the Marvel Comics app—like the can’t-miss Avengers VS X-Men #0—you will be e-mailed a coupon (on April 1)*** valued at five dollars to be used for any Marvel comics purchase at your local comic store. Please note that only one coupon is available per user during this limited-time offer and may only be redeemed at select comic shops.****

“After the success of our first Marvel Comics app coupon program in January, we knew we would do another—and with Avengers VS X-Men #1 in stores next week, this was the perfect time for round two!” said David Gabriel, Senior Vice-President of Sales, Marvel Entertainment. “We received tremendous feedback from retailers and consumers, which let us know this is a program that really drives new customers into comic stores.”

Now you’ve got a full week to experience the world of the Marvel Comics app—including the hottest same-day-as-print releases and top collections—and receive a $5.00 coupon to use in store for Avengers VS X-Men #1 or any of Marvel’s major new releases.

“As the world of digital comics grows and we expand the Marvel ReEvolution, we’re committed to innovating in this space to support retailers,” said Peter Phillips, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media Group. “We brought in thousands of customers to stores with our previous coupon program and now we’re planning to bring even more to stores just in time to experience Avengers VS X-Men #1.”

Choose your team—Avengers or X-Men—as the biggest super hero war of all time begins and take advantage of the most exciting digital comics offer of all time—just in time for Avengers VS X-Men #1.

You’ve heard It’s Coming—and this April The War Is Here! All your favorite super heroes enter—and only one team will emerge victorious!

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

*To receive this coupon you must be logged in with a Marvel account. If you don’t have an account, go register for free in the ‘My Comics’ section of the Marvel Comics app or at Marvel.com.

**Avengers & X-Men comics eligible for the digital coupon will be in their own section on the Marvel Comics app.

***This coupon expires on May 1, 2012 at 11:59PM Eastern.

****Fans: The e-mail containing your coupon will also include a link to help you find the closest qualifying store(s).

 

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook. 

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com