Morbid Methods Comic Roundup 11/20/19

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Venom versus Carnage in a fight to the death! It’s the final issue for Marvel’s popular Star Wars series. Maria Llovet (Faithless) is back with a new book written and styled by her! Who is Vic Sage?

Marvel Spotlight

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #5

VENOM AND CARNAGE – TO THE DEATH!

Don’t miss the tie-in title this week ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: CAPTAIN MARVEL #1

Other Marvel releases

STAR WARS #75

FINAL ISSUE! IT’S A TRAP! The epic REBELS AND ROGUES storyline reaches its explosive end! Can THREEPIO save the rock people of K43? Is WARBA the master or the student? Which Champion falls? And how much of LUKE’S desperate plan has DARTH VADER foreseen from the beginning?

 

 

 

2099 ALPHA #1

80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL! Events of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been leading to this for months. Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever. This is not a drill!

Don’t miss the other 2099 title this week FANTASTIC FOUR 2099 #1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEADPOOL #1

Deadpool is the merc for money and his latest target is THE KING OF THE MONSTERS! When the monsters set up their new kingdom on the magical land of Staten Island, Deadpool’s mission is to return control back to the people! Will Deadpool use his smooth charisma or deft diplomacy? Or will Wade just skip right to regicide?

 

 

 

 

Indie Spotlight

HEARTBEAT #1

Eva, a high school outcast, finds herself witness to a horrible secret: the most popular boy in school enjoys the taste of blood and will kill to get his hands on it. Horrified and intrigued, Eva lets herself be pulled into Donatien’s macabre world. He offers the escape she has been looking for…but how much is Eva willing to betray her moral code in order to find something that gives her life meaning? And will she—or Donatien—ever find redemption?

Other Indie releases

RAI #1

Welcome to the 41st century: New worlds, new characters, new adventures. Valiant’s critically celebrated cyborg ronin named Rai embarks on a thrilling quest to save the future. Multiple New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy) joins forces with breathtaking artist Juan José Ryp (X-O MANOWAR) to begin the essential sci-fi series of the next two thousand years!

 

 

ONCE & FUTURE #4

Gran’s monster hunting wasn’t the only thing she kept from Duncan. He’s about to discover more of the family secrets, and the sacrifices one must make to reach the Holy Grail.

 

 

 

 

 

SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #3

Things in Archer’s Peak are only growing worse. Erica Slaughter is on the hunt, but the children are still dying. Angry and afraid, the inhabitants turn their suspicions on the stranger in their midst, the woman who arrived just as the killings began. Will Erica be able to save the town, or will the very people she is trying to protect turn on her?

 

 

 

DC Spotlight

THE QUESTION: THE DEATHS OF VIC SAGE #1

For years, Vic Sage has worn the faceless mask of the Question to clean up the streets of Hub City by sheer force of will. He knows right from wrong. He knows black from white. But what happens when he is drawn into a conspiracy that reaches from the heights of Hub City power to the depths of its underground tunnels? What happens when things stop being black-and-white and start getting a little gray? And what happens when, in a secret chamber deep beneath the city, Vic Sage meets his own end…and his new beginning? Eisner-winning writer Jeff Lemire joins forces with the legendary art team of Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz to resurrect Vic Sage, only to destroy him all over again…and again…

Other DC releases

BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS VON FREEZE #1

The world of Batman: White Knight expands with this standalone tale! On the night of Bruce Wayne’s traumatic birth, Victor Fries must intervene to save the lives of Martha Wayne and the future Batman. As the evening unfolds, Victor distracts Thomas with the incredible tale of his own father figures—one a Nazi, the other a Jew—and their complex connection to Wayne Laboratories. As the Third Reich roars into power, the deep friendship and working relationship between the Baron von Fries and his research partner, Jacob Smithstein, is in crisis. Both families are driven toward an impossible choice and a sinister standoff, and Victor makes a pact with Smithstein that will ripple through generations.

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE MULTIVERSE #1

The scourge of Anti-Eternia is unleashed on the Multiverse! Blazing a trail across the dimensions, he’s devastating each version of Eternia and stealing its power. Now it’s up to a ragtag team of surviving He-Men to recruit the one man in existence who might save them: Prince Keldor, the man who would be Skeletor! This all-new miniseries features the most iconic eras and beloved takes on the Masters of the Universe!

 

 

 

THE INFECTED: SCARAB #1

When Jaime Reyes is in trouble, a powerful scarab transforms him into a super hero. Jaime never asked to be the Blue Beetle, but he’s been doing his best to live up to the power within. Now the most sinister evil this or any other world has ever seen has his sights set on turning Jaime toward the darkness…and the Batman Who Laughs always gets what he wants. Spinning out of the events of Batman/ Superman and “Year of the Villain” comes the tale of a hero fighting the evil inside, and whose friends and family are about to pay the price…

Year of the Villain titles this week featuring villain covers NIGHTWING #66, AQUAMAN #54, TEEN TITANS #36, BATMAN / SUPERMAN #4, SUPERGIRL #36

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

Bittersweet to come to the end of the Absolute Carnage event. With the upcoming films, there is plenty to look forward to for fans of Venom and Carnage. DC’s Villain of the Year voting has closed. Harley Quinn: Villain of the Year #1 will be hosting the award reveals. This week the evil nominees’ takeover the covers of some of DC’s main titles. The Batman Who Laughs should be a big winner as the villain has dominated the pages of DC. If your looking for a break from the mainstream bot Heartbeat and The Question look to be intriguing titles. The styles of Maria Llovet’s artwork and Jeff Lemire writing on DC Black Label should pull readers in!

View previous week roundups, news, and reviews at the comics landing page, or jump into the Mulehorn Gaming Discord – #comics_collectibles anytime to talk comics! See you next week the same Bat-time, same Bat-channel!

 

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