Marvel Announces New Online First Digital Comics


Marvel has just announced their second wave of online-first titles for their digital comics program. These titles are available exclusively for Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited subscribers. The new titles include Astonishing Tales: Wolverine/Punisher, Astonishing Tales: Iron Man 2020, Astonishing Tales: Mojoworld, and Wolverine: Agent of Atlas. There is also a Marvel Digital Holiday Special comic that will debut on Wednesday, December 17, 2008. Here are the details on the new online comics. Astonishing Tales: Wolverine/Punisher is written by C.B. Cebulski with art by Kenneth Rocafort. The comic features a no-holds-barred Wolverine/Punisher tale. The Holiday Special Issue features several Marvel characters. X-MEN: Blue Christmas is by Jim McCann and Todd Nauck. The story features the X-Men celebrating their first holiday in their new home of San Francisco. A holiday horror story by Ryan Penagos and Juan Doe tells the tale of a family that finds their holiday celebrations infiltrated by Skrulls. WEREWOLF BY EVE by Ben Morse and Stephanie Buscema features Jack Russell, the Werewolf by Night. Brian Reed and Val Semeiks will also present what is sure to be a holiday classic in Santa Claus vs. The Illuminati. Astonishing Tales: Iron Man 2020 is written by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey with art by Lou Kang. The comic features Arno Stark, the Iron Man of the year 2020, preparing to launch the new heliliner, the Spirit of Free Enterprise. Astonishing Tales: Mojoworld is written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Nick Pitarra. The comic features Cannonball and Sunspot of the New Mutants on summer vacation in Mojoworld. Wolverine: Agent of Atlas is written by Jeff Parker with art by Benton Jew. The comic features Jimmy Woo's secret team of paranormals, the Agents of Atlas, crossing paths with the mysterious operative known only as "Logan."