New Releases: Meet the Weirdest Hero of WWII

In comic stores now, AVENGERS #57 begins the new time-traveling arc, "History's Mightiest Heroes," which will take the Avengers through some of the darkest, weirdest and most little-known moments of Marvel's past. Up first, meet Sgt. Szardos, the Two-Fisted Mystic, the Soldier Supreme of World War II, as he takes on the Nazis' demonic U-boat and the unearthly menace of the Soul Sniper.

Cover by Javier Garrón and Alex Sinclair. Interior art by Javier Garrón and David Curiel.


AVENGERS #57

JASON AARON (W) • JAVIER GARRÓN (A/C) • Hellfire Gala Variant COVER by Carmen Carnero

MEET HISTORY’S MIGHTIEST HEROES!

The Avengers are lost in time, and if they’re going to stop Mephisto’s grand plan, they’ll need help from some of history’s greatest heroes, whose stories have never been told. Like the mystical man of war, Sgt. Szardos, Soldier Supreme of World War II, and his squadron of supernatural grunts, the Secret Invaders.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


Also just released, new collections spotlighting big screen stars Jane Foster and Gorr the lovable God Butcher and the first collection of the hit new AVENGERS FOREVER series.


THOR: THE SAGA OF GORR THE GOD BUTCHER TPB

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by ESAD RIBIC & BUTCH GUICE

Cover by ESAD RIBIC

A trail of blood consumes Thor's past, present and future! Gods are vanishing across the ages, and Thor must unravel the gruesome mystery of Gorr the God Butcher! In the distant past, Thor discovers a cave echoing with the cries of tortured gods! In the present, Thor follows the bloody wake of murdered gods across the depths of space. And millennia from now, the last god-king of Asgard makes his final stand against Gorr's berserker legions. As Thors from three eras race to stop Gorr, his scheme's full extent is revealed: What is the Godbomb? At the end of time, the universe's remaining gods are enslaved, building a machine that will forever change the face of creation. Three time-bending Thors unite, but will it all be for naught as the massive Godbomb is triggered? Collecting THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #1-11.

272 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-94746-0

Trim size: 6-5/8 x 10-3/16


JANE FOSTER: THE SAGA OF VALKYRIE TPB

Written by JASON AARON, AL EWING & TORUNN GRØNBEKK

Penciled by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN, RAMÓN K. PÉREZ, CAFU, PERE PÉREZ, RAMON ROSANAS & MORE

Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

Death is not the end! When the Goddess of Thunder falls, that doesn't mean that Dr. Jane Foster's epic journey is over. The woman who was Thor claims a new heroic legacy…as the last Asgardian Valkyrie! Jane takes over as the guide and ferrywoman to the dead — and she's going to be busy, because the lethal killer Bullseye is on the loose, with an Asgardian weapon in hand! As one ally is lost, new friendships are forged with marvelous medics Doctor Strange, Night Nurse and the Excalibur-wielding Dr. Faiza Hussain. But who is their patient? Plus, Valkyrie reunites with the Odinson! And meet your new favorite talking steed, Mr. Horse! Collecting MIGHTY THOR (2015) #702-706, VALKYRIE: JANE FOSTER #1-10 and material from MIGHTY THOR: AT THE GATES OF VALHALLA and WAR OF THE REALMS: OMEGA.

376 PGS./Rated T+ …$39.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-93482-8

Trim size: 6-5/8 x 10-3/16



AVENGERS FOREVER VOL. 1: THE LORDS OF EARTHLY VENGEANCE TPB

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by AARON KUDER & JIM TOWE

Cover by AARON KUDER

The legend of the Avengers spreads across the infinite worlds of the Multiverse! On a quest for cosmic vengeance, Ghost Rider finds himself roaring through the wasteland on a ruined Earth where the great Age of Heroes never came to be. "Hope" is a four-letter word, and his only ally in the coming battle against the greatest villains any universe has ever known is the world's most wanted archaeologist: Tony Stark, the Invincible Ant-Man! Spinning out of the cataclysmic events of AVENGERS comes the next great Avengers saga as the mightiest heroes of every Earth assemble! Featuring a Deathlok who refuses to die, a brutal Wonder Man, a half-built Vision, the Infinity Thing, the villainy of the Black Skull and the return of the Goddesses of Thunder from the far future! Collecting AVENGERS FOREVER (2021) #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-93260-2

Trim size: 6-5/8 x 10-3/16