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May 02021

Upcoming Marvel solicits include a mini-series using the Defenders name, Doctor Strange back in Savage Avengers after a Nightmare story-arc without him- and new better Steve Ditko writing credits for Dr. Strange?

Marvel August 02021 solicits:

It looks more like a Secret Defenders cast than an actual Defenders cast- meh- but we shall see.

DEFENDERS #1 (OF 5)
AL EWING (W)
JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY MARCOS MARTIN
DEADPOOL 30TH VARIANT COVER BY ROB LIEFELD
VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM
SILVER SURFER VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO
SILVER SURFER BLACK VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO
REBORN VARIANT COVER BY CARLOS PACHECO
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY GEORGE PEREZ
SUPERSTARS AL EWING & JAVIER RODRIGUEZ REUNITE
FOR A COSMOS-COLLIDING JOURNEY!
When existence itself faces extraordinary threats, it needs an extraordinary defense! That's when you call... THE DEFENDERS!
DOCTOR STRANGE and the MASKED RAIDER take a non-team of Marvel's weirdest, wildest heroes on a mission that will uncover the hidden architecture of reality itself! This cosmos was not the first to exist... but if the DEFENDERS can't track Marvel's oldest villain through the deepest trenches of time- it might be the last!
32 PGS./Rated T+ $3.99

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SAVAGE AVENGERS #23
GERRY DUGGAN (W)
PATCH ZIRCHER (A)
Cover by VALERIO GIANGIORDANO
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO SHUMA-GORATH?
Even elder gods need eldercare. You thought your 2020 sucked, but Kulan Gath was eating Shuma-Gorath in small bites for the last year. Dr. Strange and Conan perform a wellness check. 'Nuff said!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $3.99

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STRANGE ACADEMY #12
SKOTTIE YOUNG (W)
HUMBERTO RAMOS (A/C)
CHARACTER VARIANT COVER BY ARTHUR ADAMS
The person who shattered Toth is revealed, and it brings the second story arc of STRANGE ACADEMY to a rip-roaring climax!!!
Pieces of the Marvel Universe and Doctor Strange's past come back to haunt not Stephen Strange, but the students of The Strange Academy.
But that doesn't wash the hands of the person at Strange Academy who may just bring the whole. School. Down.
32 PGS./Rated T+ $3.99

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Marvel June 02021 solicits:

DOCTOR STRANGE EPIC COLLECTION: MASTER OF THE MYSTIC ARTS TPB (NEW PRINTING)

The credits say "Written by STAN LEE & STEVE DITKO"!
And then "Penciled by STEVE DITKO"

Is that new? Neilalien was looking through some of his old Doctor Strange collections. The Essential "phone book" has Lee as Writer and Ditko as Illustrator. The Masterworks has Lee as Writer and Ditko as Co-Plotter.

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SAVAGE AVENGERS #21
GERRY DUGGAN (W)
PATCH ZIRCHER (A)
Cover by VALERIO GIANGIORDANO
Nightmare comes for the Marvel Universe and the Doctor is out, but luckily, Conan and Ghost Rider are IN. Flaming skulls are things Conan usually extinguishes with swords, but he's vaguely okay with Johnny Blaze.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $3.99

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Marvel July 02021 solicits:

SAVAGE AVENGERS #22
GERRY DUGGAN (W)
PATCH ZIRCHER (A)
Cover by VALERIO GIANGIORDANO
Conan and Ghost Rider get to the bottom of Nightmare's machinations and his werewolves' origins... and Johnny Blaze isn't the first Ghost Rider that Conan has encountered- he knew one back in Hyboria that rode around on a GIANT SPIDER. This chapter proves you can't spell 'flashback' without the 'AAH!'
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $3.99

DOCTOR STRANGE EPIC COLLECTION: THE VAMPIRIC VERSES TPB
Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE, SORCERER SUPREME #14-33 and GHOST RIDER (1990) #12.

MARVEL-VERSE: DOCTOR STRANGE GN-TPB
Collecting UNCANNY ORIGINS #12, DOCTOR STRANGE (1974) #55, MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES (2008) #5 and material from STRANGE TALES (1951) #126-127 and MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #5.

[30 May 02021]

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Marvel, Magic And Strange Tales [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]
[Marvel In The Silver Age]
["I don't think Stan Lee liked Doctor Strange, at least not at first..."]

[18 May 02021]

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