Showing posts with label Christos Gage. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christos Gage. Show all posts

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Avengers - The Initiative – Disassembled | Comics

After the events of "Civil War" in terms of the controversial Superhuman Registration Act, the way of lives for all hero was changed drastically and the entire superheroes was divided. A new initiative is taken by the government and they now have to follow a couple of conditions like, to register their identities and to be trained with them.

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Avengers - The Initiative – Disassembled | Comics

Following the Secret Invasion of Skrulls, superheroes started losing their faith and credibility from people's mind; ushering a "Dark Reign" of evil on the nation. Under Norman Osborn's control, Iron Man is replaced as the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Initiative and everything it used to stand for is now completely changed. Worst of all, The Avengers are gone from the scene, now acting from the shadows as Secret Avengers.

After scientist Henry Pym left The Initiative, Gauntlet is in charge at Camp Hammond and is maintaining the cadets currently. To avenge their defeat over Earth and its populace, the Skrulls have implanted a mole of their own; the murderous Thor clone known as Ragnarok (who killed Goliath during Civil War) that has recently resurfaced after blasting Baron Von Blitzschlag upon mentioning that he is not the real “one”.

He went on rampage, only to be opposed by the currently outlaw team of New Warriors led by former Avenger member Justice. Last but not least, the identity of the mysterious member of the Shadow Initiative member Mutant Zero is finally revealed to everyone else of the team by Taskmaster and they are shocked at the revelation of the person who has four different persona to deal with and a history with Daredevil.

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Ragnarok on Rampage

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Avengers - The Initiative 21

Avengers - The Initiative 22

Avengers - The Initiative 23

Avengers - The Initiative 24

Avengers - The Initiative 25

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Avengers - The Initiative – Disassembled (Softcover)

Avengers - The Initiative – Disassembled (Softcover)

"Disassembled " is a story arc that took place in the Avengers - The Initiative monthly series and ran from issues #21-25 from the monthly ongoing. This story arc was published by Marvel Comics in 2009, developed by writer Christos Gage (Annihilation – Conquest - Quasar, World War Hulk – X-Men) and manga styled artist Humberto Ramos (Superior Spider-Man, Wolverine).

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Mutant Zero Is Revealed

Serving as a tie-in to the company wide major crossover Dark Reign, "Disassembled" changed the very basics of the Avengers - The Initiative monthly title and features many fan favorite characters again in the lime light, as many significant character joins the team while others just leaves.
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Monday, October 13, 2003

Spider-Woman | Comics

Geneticist Jonathan Drew was an accomplice of High Evolutionary, who in a desperate attempt to save his daughter Jessica Drew from Uranium poisoning, gave her a serum derived from arachnids' blood and placed her into stasis. The process slowed down her aging process and developing powers. She woke up to find her parents missing, eventually leading her to work for Hydra who tasked her to kill Nick Fury; Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. but she refused to do so.

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Spider-Woman | Comics

She stumbled onto The Thing and clashed with sorceress Morgan le Fay. With help from The Avengers, Tigra and Doctor Strange, Jessica was freed of Morgan's spells but lost her powers. While trying to restore her powers, Jessica sought aid from Hydra again and was replaced by Skrull Queen Veranke.

Veranke staged the 'Breakout' and the New Avengers were assembled. After the Skrull Invasion was over, she is rescued and Wolverine recruited her to the team in spite of Ronin's disapproval. To earn her keep, she helped Luke Cage find his daughter and double-crossed Osborn and his Dark Avengers. Abigail Brand offered her to become an Agent of S.W.O.R.D. and she accepted.

Following Siege, she was part of the adventures where The Avengers fought Kang (Next Avengers) and The Hood (Infinity Quest). The Serpent's War brought her close to Hawkeye and they started a relationship. When Avengers/X-Men conflict arose, she supported the former. As Spider-Woman, she joined forces with Scarlet Spider, Silk and Spider-Man during Spider-Verse.

For more information on Spider-Woman comics series, you can check out the links below.

Spider-Woman (Comics) Wikipedia

Spider-Woman (Comics) Marvel Wikia

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Life of Jessica Drew

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Essential Spider-Woman Vol 01

Essential Spider-Woman Vol 02

Women of Marvel Vol 02

Wolverine Epic Collection – Madripoor Nights

West Coast Avengers – Along Came A Spider-Woman

Spider-Woman – Origin (Softcover)

Spider-Woman – Origin (Hardcover)

Jessica Jones – Alias Vol 03

The Loners – The Secret Lives of Super Heroes

Daredevil by Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark Omnibus Vol 02

New Avengers Vol 01 – Breakout

New Avengers Vol 02 – Sentry

New Avengers Vol 03 – Secrets and Lies

New Avengers Vol 04 – The Collective

New Avengers Vol 05 – Civil War

Civil War – Marvel Universe

New Avengers Vol 06 – Revolution

New Avengers Vol 07 – The Trust

Secret Invasion (Softcover)

Secret Invasion (Hardcover)

New Avengers Vol 11 – Search for the Sorcerer Supreme (Softcover)

New Avengers Vol 11 – Search for the Sorcerer Supreme (Hardcover)

Dark Reign – Elektra

Spider-Woman – Agent of S.W.O.R.D. (Softcover)

Spider-Woman – Agent of S.W.O.R.D. (Hardcover)

New Avengers Vol 12 – Powerloss

Siege (Softcover)

Siege (Hardcover)

Siege – Embedded (Softcover)

Siege – Embedded (Hardcover)

Avengers – Next Avengers (Softcover)

Avengers – Next Avengers (Hardcover)

Avengers – Infinity Quest (Softcover)

Avengers – Infinity Quest (Hardcover)

Fear Itself (Softcover)

Fear Itself (Hardcover)

Avengers – Fear Itself (Softcover)

Avengers – Fear Itself (Hardcover)

Women of Marvel – Celebrating Seven Decades

Girl Comics

Avengers Vs. X-Men (Softcover)

Avengers Vs. X-Men (Hardcover)

Spider-Woman Vol 01 – Spider-Verse

Spider-Woman Vol 02 – New Duds

Spider-Woman – Shifting Gears Vol 01 – Baby Talk

Spider-Verse (Softcover)

Spider-Verse (Hardcover)


Spider-Woman – Shifting Gears Vol 02 – Civil War II

Spider-Woman – Shifting Gears Vol 03 – Scare Tactics

A fictional super-heroine created by writer Archie Goodwin (Incredible Hulk, Iron Man) and artist Marie Severin, Spider-Woman is a female protagonist character from Marvel Comics, who debuted in 1977 on the pages of Marvel Spotlight ongoing series, issue #32.

Even though her namesake suggests her having connection to Spider-Man, she is not related to him but just borrowed the title. Despite her being the bearer of Spider-Woman mantle, there was another one named Mattie Franklin for a brief time.

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The Imperial Mole

She was part of teams like A.I.M., Avengers, Heroes for Hire, Hydra, Lady Liberators, Mighty Avengers, New Avengers, Secret Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. and S.W.O.R.D. During 2016's 'Secret Wars' event, she was a part of Marvel's all-female super-heroines team A-Force along with Captain Marvel, Crystal, Elektra, Emma Frost, Loki, Medusa, Phoenix, She-Hulk, Spider-Gwen, Storm, X-23 and many others.
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