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STRANGE ACADEMY series art and cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS for use by 360 MAGAZINE

STRANGE ACADEMY FINALE ARRIVES THIS APRIL

Marvel Comics introduced STRANGE ACADEMY to fans in 2020, which is a mystical series produced by writer Skottie Young and artist Humberto Ramos. The series follows some of Marvel’s strongest sorcerers as they attend Doctor Strange’s school for the mystic arts. At the school, Marvel characters are introduced and taught the skills necessary to work with magic. Throughout 18 eccentric issues, Marvel fans have been introduced to new stars such as Emily Bright, Doyle Dormammu and Zoe Laveau, seeing the true prospective of magic in the future of the Marvel Universe. The phenomenon ends its first chapter in April’s STRANGE ACADEMY #18, but there’s a surplus of STRANGE ACADEMY still to come.

Writer of STRANGE ACADEMY Skottie Young spoke on the series, stating, “This book is so close to my heart. We created so many brand new characters and brought each one to life in such a unique way. Working alongside my brother Humberto over these last 18 issues has been such a special thing to me. I’m just glad we have more Strange Academy stories to tell and can’t wait to get them in your hands!”

Senior Editor of the series, Nick Lowe, also had words on the series. He said, “Platitudes get thrown around a lot in these pages, but if you’ve been reading STRANGE ACADEMY, you know we don’t mess around. So listen up, seriously, you do not want to miss this issue that is going to destroy you emotionally and destroy the school beyond recognition.”

The out-of-this-universe finale of STRANGE ACADEMY comes out on April 27. Get ready for the second semester of STRANGE ACADEMY that begins this summer. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

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Hawkeye: Kate Bishop

This November, Kate Bishop’s adventure continues! Marvel’s new miniseries, HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP is a five-part series that follows Kate on a new adventure in a familiar place: back home to New York. 

Following a stint in Los Angeles, HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP picks up at a turning point in Kate’s life when she returns to New York after being convinced by many friends, and a few clues from the case she’s working, to come back to the East Coast. When Kate gets invited to a resort to solve a mysterious jewel heist, she sees it as a confidence-boost, a sign that she’s making the right decision and not going to backslide into her past. The case is perfect…and it’s almost definitely a trap.

The story comes from an elite creative team including New York Times best-selling author Marieke Nijkamp and artist Enid Balám.

“Because Kate’s story is in flux right now, it’s the perfect time to jump on board for the adventure,” writer Marieke Nijkamp told Bustle. “You don’t need to know where she was to enjoy the journey!” 

Be there when Kate’s exciting next chapter kicks off in HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP this November! 

About Marvel Entertainment

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 more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

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Avengers #750

This November, Marvel Comics proudly presents the 750th issue of AVENGERS, and it promises to be one for the ages! Continuing Jason Aaron’s Marvel Universe-shaping run, AVENGERS #750 will be a 96-page milestone issue consisting of multiple game changing stories by an all-star lineup of artists including Carlos Pacheco, Aaron Kuder, Ed McGuinness, and Javier Garrón. The giant-sized epic will be packed with revelations and jaw dropping moments, including the introduction of THE MULTIVERSAL MASTERS OF EVIL, the deadly new group of villains fans met in this year’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: AVENGERS/HULK #1!

 Throughout this supersize extravaganza, fans will also witness the shocking conclusion of “World War She-Hulk”, finally learn the true purpose of the prehistoric Avengers, uncover the shocking secret of the Iron Inquisitor, watch the Avengers recruit some surprising new members, and follow the Ghost Rider on a quest for vengeance across the Multiverse that will spark an all-new era in Avengers history!

“It’s such an honor to be a part of issue #750 of AVENGERS, and I’m looking to celebrate the rich history of the title and its iconic characters by using this issue as the gargantuan-sized kick-off for a story that’ll be as wildly sweeping and swing-for-the-fences epic as it can possibly be,” Aaron said. “It’s not just that everything I’ve been doing in the last 50 issues of AVENGERS has been leading to this, but there are threads feeding into the next year’s worth of stories that stretch back to most every major series I’ve ever written in my 15 years at Marvel Comics.”

In addition, best-selling author Christopher Ruocchio, known for his award winning The Sun-Eater series, makes his Marvel Comics debut alongside superstar artist Steve McNiven in a bonus story starring Thor.

“I’m honored to play a small part in this moment of Avengers history and thrilled to get to work with Steve McNiven to bring you all a little classic Thor,” Ruocchio said. “It’s a bit surreal to get to work with a character I grew up with, and I hope I’ve told a tale worthy of the God of Thunder.”

Be there when the startling future of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes kicks off in AVENGERS #750 this November! For more information, click HERE.

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Marvel Unlimited’s New August Releases

WHAT’S COMING TO MARVEL UNLIMITED THIS AUGUST

Heroes Reborn begins, and a new starring series from Shang-Chi!

Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, offers members unlimited access to over 28,000 issues of Marvel’s classic and newer titles as early as three months after they’re in stores, delivered digitally through your desktop web browser and the award-winning Marvel Unlimited mobile app. Unlock this all-access experience by starting your 7-day free trial today

This month: Shang-Chi takes on the heroes of the Marvel Universe in SHANG-CHI (2021) #1! But wait—shouldn’t Shang-Chi be on the same side as Spider-Man and Captain America? Plus, teen hero Reptil is on the brink of extinction in a new series, and enter a world without Avengers as the HEROES REBORN event kicks off! Follow along weekly for new issues to this epic starring the Squadron Supreme. 

Here are the other binge-worthy titles hitting Marvel Unlimited this month.

Week of August 2

BETA RAY BILL #2  

BLACK WIDOW #6  

CABLE #10  

FANTASTIC FOUR #31  

HELLFIRE GALA GUIDE  

M.O.D.O.K.: HEAD GAMES #4

MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #25  

NEW MUTANTS #17  

SILK #2  

SPIDER-MAN: CURSE OF THE MAN-THING #1  

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #11  

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK – THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY COVERS BY CHRIS SPROUSE #1 

THE MARVELS #1  

U.S.AGENT #5 

X-MEN LEGENDS #3  

Week of August 9

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #65  

AMERICA CHAVEZ: MADE IN THE USA #3  

CARNAGE: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD #3  

HELLIONS #11  

HEROES REBORN #1 

IMMORTAL HULK #46  

IRON FIST: HEART OF THE DRAGON #5  

MARAUDERS #20  

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA #1  

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA DIRECTOR’S CUT #1 

STRANGE ACADEMY #10  

THE UNION #5 

THOR & LOKI: DOUBLE TROUBLE #3  

X-MEN: CURSE OF THE MAN-THING #1  

Week of August 16

BLACK CAT #6  

CHILDREN OF THE ATOM #3  

FANTASTIC FOUR #32  

GIANT-SIZE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: KING’S RANSOM #1  

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #14  

HEROES REBORN #2  

HEROES REBORN: HYPERION & THE IMPERIAL GUARD #1 

HEROES REBORN: PETER PARKER, THE AMAZING SHUTTERBUG #1  

SILK #3  

SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER’S SHADOW #2  

SPIDER-WOMAN #12  

STAR WARS #13  

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #5  

X-CORP #1 

X-FACTOR #9  

Week of August 23

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #66  

BLACK KNIGHT: CURSE OF THE EBONY BLADE #3  

CAPTAIN AMERICA #29  

CHAMPIONS #7  

DAREDEVIL #30  

FANTASTIC FOUR: LIFE STORY #1  

HEROES REBORN #3  

IMMORTAL HULK: TIME OF MONSTERS #1  

RUNAWAYS #36  

SHANG-CHI #1 

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #12  

THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES #2  

THE TRIALS OF ULTRAMAN #3  

WAY OF X #2  

WOLVERINE #12  

Week of August 30

ALIEN #3  

BETA RAY BILL #3  

BLACK PANTHER #25 

BLACK WIDOW #7  

HEROES REBORN #4  

HEROES REBORN: MAGNETO & THE MUTANT FORCE #1  

HEROES REBORN: SIEGE SOCIETY #1  

HEROES REBORN: YOUNG SQUADRON #1 

MAESTRO: WAR AND PAX #5 

MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #26  

NEW MUTANTS #18  

REPTIL #1 

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #12  

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #10  

THE MARVELS #2  

X-MEN #20  

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About Marvel Entertainment

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 more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

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Shang-Chi #1-2

Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and rising star artist Dike Ruan’s revolutionary run on SHANG-CHI is redefining the super hero’s mythos like never before! After taking over leadership of his evil father’s cult-like organization known as the Five Weapons Society, the iconic martial arts hero has set out to change the group’s corrupt ways and it hasn’t been easy. With new power comes new enemies and each action-packed issue has not only pitted Shang-Chi against fellow Marvel super heroes, but have also introduced deadly new foes. And in the shadows, Shang-Chi’s exciting new rogues gallery are teaming up with a very mysterious leader to take him down for good. With the first two thrilling issues selling out, Marvel Comics is happy to announce new second printings so fans can dive into what is shaping up to be the most iconic era of Marvel’s greatest fighter!

Shang-Chi, or Brother Hand, is a superhero that first debuted in Special Marvel Edition #15 in 1973, therefore in the Bronze Age of comic books, and starred in his first solo title in 1983. He was originally the son of master criminal Fu Manchu but that changed once Marvel lost the rights to author Sax Rhomer’s properties. He’s known for using guns, swords, and nunchaku as weapons. In 2021 he’ll make his MCU debut with the standalone movie: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.      

Pick up the second printings of SHANG-CHI #1 and #2 on August 4th.

About Marvel Entertainment

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 more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

The New Blade

By: Catherine Martin

With the reboot of Marvel’s Blade expected to arrive to theaters in 2022, many fans of the original 1998 superhero movie speculate whether Wesley Snipes will reprise his role in the film. Snipes played the role of the eponymous half-vampire/half-human hybrid, Blade, who has the duties of a superhero and a vampire hunter. He played Blade throughout all three of the Blade franchise movies, yet, he is not expected to be cast in this iconic role again for the new reboot. Instead, Oscar-winning Mahershala Ali will be playing the role of this flawed hero. Keep in touch with what Ali is up to HERE.

Fans of the original Blade trilogy were uncertain about how to feel about the new casting, but Welsey Snipes has since told his fans to “chillaaxx.” Although he has told his fans to calm down, it has not stopped him from being adamant about how he is, and always will be, Blade. On January 7th he quote tweeted a message to him asking, “Wes, can you be Blade again?” and in response stated, “I AM BLADE…forever.” After spending so much time as Blade, there is no doubt that Wesley Snipes has a deep connection with this role and that it will always be a part of him.

The details of Blade are still being kept from the masses, and the only confirmed detail known, right now, is Ali’s attachment to the project. Back in 2019 Snipes made a comment about his opinion of Ali’s casting for the role of Blade:

“People are very, very sneaky. They try to make it about the actors,” Snipes told AP. “It’s not about me and him. I’m happy for him to be considered. I’m happy for them looking at him. Flattery… what do they say? Imitation is the best form of flattery. It’s something that he has acknowledged that he wanted to do and his family wanted him to do it, so I’m appreciative of him getting the love that I’ve created something that others want to carry on and make their own stamp on.”

Wesley Snipes response was not only calm and collected, but extremely supportive as well. More support can be noted in a more recent interview with Den of Geek (read more about it HERE), and we can see where the two stand in regards to each other and if they have kept in contact since the announcement of Ali’s new role as Blade. So, the suspicions people have about Snipes being upset with Ali can be erased once and for all.

“No, he hasn’t called me. We haven’t talked about characterizations or how he should play it or anything like that. I can’t imagine that call ever coming in. That would be really strange. But we did communicate about how much we appreciate each other’s work, and how I’m comfortable with saying, ‘Hey man, go rock it, baby. If you got it, do it.”

Though, Wesley Snipes will not be playing his iconic role as Blade, he will always carry the attachment and fond memories of his time with this character. In addition, his part has inspired many people, Mahershala Ali included (you can hear his thoughts on Wesley Snipes HERE), and will remain the marker and epitome of, Blade.

WESLEY SNIPES’ OTHER ENDEAVORS

There are many ways to keep up with the actor through his other endeavors. He recently played General Izzie in Coming 2 America, starring Eddie Murphy. The comedy/rom-com will be available to watch on Amazon Prime March 5, 2021. Watch the trailer HERE. Additionally, outside the realm of acting, Snipes has now coauthored a dark fantasy novel with Ray Norman, Talon of God. So, for all fans of Wesley Snipes, you can continue to keep up with the actor, film producer, martial artist and author through the multitude of content he continues to produce.

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Superhero illustrated by Mina Tocalini for 360 MAGAZINE.

Marvel TV Auction

Prop Store, one of the leading film and TV memorabilia companies, in association with ABC Studios and Marvel Entertainment, has today announced the first MARVEL TELEVISION LIVE AUCTION to feature original costumes, props and set decoration from Marvel’s longest running live action television series MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. 

Over 500 lots will be offered in this live auction, which takes place this November. Fans can register now to bid in the auction and to get updates at www.propstore.com/marvel.

Additional preview galleries focused on each of the seven seasons will be made available every Friday starting August 14th. Lots offered will span across each season, including items from many of the characters who originated from the series and others who make appearances from the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe or the pages of Marvel Comics.

Highlights of the upcoming auction that fans and collectors can bid on with estimated sale prices include:

  • Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie’s Signature Shotgun Axe from Season 7, Est. $10,000 – $15,000
  • Daisy “Skye” Johnson’s “Quake” Costume from Season 5, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • Robbie Reyes’ “Ghost Rider” Costume from Season 4, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • The Darkhold Book from Season 4 and Marvel’s Runaways, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • Mike Petersen’s “Deathlok” Costume from Season 5, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Bobbi Morse’s “Mockingbird” Costume with Batons from Season 2, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Deke Shaw’s Space Costume with Light-Up Helmet and Light-Up Gravitonuim Belt from Season 5, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Jeffrey Mace’s “The Patriot” Stunt Costume from Season 4, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Nick Fury’s Costume Components with Toolbox Cube from Season 1, Est. $5,000 – $7,000
  • AIDA’s “Madame Hydra” Full Cloak Costume with Wig from Season 4, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Asgardian Berserker Staff Pieces from Season 1, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez’s Gloves from Seasons 5-7, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Phil Coulson’s Light-Up S.H.I.E.L.D. Badge from Season 1, Est. $2,500 – $3,500
  • Melinda May’s Hydra Costume from Season 4, Est. $2,500 – $3,500
  • Phil Coulson’s Chronicom LMD Costume from Seasons 6 & 7, Est. $1,500-$2,500

Each item comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Prop Store and Marvel Entertainment EVP and Creative Director, Joe Quesada.  

Prop Store is offering a free chance to win a production used Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D “C.A.S.T.” chairback or one of four S.H.I.E.L.D. or Hydra production made patches to five winners who register for the auction. 

Chuck Costas, VP of Business Development & Operations for Prop Store, commented on the upcoming auction: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D was an innovative series that brought together an original S.H.I.E.L.D team with Marvel favorites from the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe and pages of Marvel Comics.  We’re excited to offer Marvel fans a curated selection of the most iconic props and costumes from the greatest moments in all seven seasons of this classic television series.  It’s amazing to see some of these gadgets and costumes in person… and now we’re giving people a chance to own them!” 

Mike Pasciullo, SVP, Marvel Marketing and Communications, spoke about the upcoming auction: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was not only our first live action television series, it’s also Marvel Television’s longest running television series. This show was truly made for the fans and it has been the fans’ support and excitement that has allowed us to have seven amazing seasons. I cannot imagine a better way to celebrate that fandom than by giving everyone a chance to add authentic pieces of this ground breaking series to their cherished collections.”

Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favorite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.

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 more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

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