Marvel Reveals All American Recommended Reading


In celebration of Summer, Marvel Comics has revealed their All American Recommended Reading list. Any All American Recommended Reading list would not be complete without a heavy dose of Captain America. Fans that either missed or want to re-read Ed Brubaker’s successful Captain America series will have the chance with the Death of Captain America Vol. 1 trade paperback, which is currently in comic book stores. Other Captian America related reading includes the Heroes Reborn: Captain America trade paperback by writer Jeph Loeb and artist Rob Liefeld and the Fallen Son Hardcover. Fallen Son tells the story of how the rest of Marvel Universe reacted to the death of Steve Rogers. Fallen Son is written by Jeph Loeb with art by John Cassaday, David Finch, Ed McGuinness, John Romita Jr. and Leinil Francis Yu. The Fallen Son Hardcover is scheduled to arrive in comic book stores on June 24, 2009. But enough about Steve Rogers, how about The Truth. Captain America: The Truth Hardcover tells the story of Isaiah Bradley, an African-American who was an early product of the United States' Super-Soldier program. In another twist to the Captain America legend, who is the mysterious American Dream. The American Dream: Beyond Courage trade paperback tells her story. Both The Truth and American Dream are currently available in comic book stores. Besides Captain America, other trades making Marvel's All American Recommended Reading list include Earth X written by Alex Ross and Jim Krueger with art by John Paul Leon, Ultimates Omnibus by writer Mark Millar and artist Bryan Hitch, Marvel 1602 by writer Neil Gaiman and artist Andy Kubert, Ultimate Origins Premiere hardcover by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Butch Guice, Ultimates 3: Who Killed The Scarlett Witch by writer Jeph Loeb and artists Joe Madureira & Christian Lichtner, Onslaught Reborn by writer Jeph Loeb and artist Rob Liefeld, Young Avengers by writer Allan Heinberg and artists Jim Cheung & Andrea Divito, Howard the Duck Omnibus by writer Steve Gerger and artists Gene Colan, John Buscema, Frank Brunner, Val Mayerik, & Carmine Infantino and the Immortal Iron Fist By Matt Fraction & Ed Brubaker Omnibus hardcover.