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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Defenders – Kingpins of New York | Comics

The Defenders have gathered to fight for the people of New York! However, bad press follows them and Diamondback wants to be the next lord of crime!

When Diamondback came back from being dead after a long time, he faced the Defenders of New York. He was taking a drug to enhance his strength but got his butt kicked anyway. He was arrested and readied for transport, where he met the fierce vigilante Punisher.

Stryker was able to invoke Frank Castle into attacking him and he escaped. While on the run, he showed up at the penthouse of Black Cat and she calls off their alliance considering him being a fugitive only to get repeatedly shot at by him.

In desperation, he decides to take all of the remaining at once to get home and got extremely jacked up. Completely unknown about what he has been up to, a badly wounded Black Cat came back to take a dig at him but she barely made a scratch on him.

Stryker was about to deliver a finishing blow on her when Daredevil and Iron Fist intervened at the nick of time. Jessica Jones came charging at him with a car and Luke Cage followed up by landing a barrage of punches until he is finally taken down for good.

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Defenders – Kingpins of New York | Comics

Willis Stryker was eventually bailed out in court when his lawyer was able to make it look like Stryker is a victim of vigilantism. Reporter Ben Urich from Daily Bugle came to the hospital where Black Cat is admitted and Hammerhead showed up too announcing an upcoming gang-war. Since things are going crazy-pants, Jessica called in an old favor and recruited Deadpool for help.

Elsewhere, Diamondback meets his secret benefactor, who turns out to be former Kingpin, Wilson Fisk. Stryker is advised to tighten loose ends of their plan and is warned about new players like master assassin Elektra being in town.

Elektra Natchios came across Danny Rand on a rooftop as the latter asks why she previously broke into their office. Instead of answering, she responds by starting a fight with him, which is officially their first ever. She bested him for a while and had Danny on ropes but he only knocks her out by using his chi energy.

Meanwhile, Diamondback walks into Hammerhead's pub with intent to take it for himself and he does so when one of his own men tipped off by the former shot the latter in head with a high-caliber gun, killing him.

Daredevil asks Elektra about why she broke into their office and what she knows about Willis. When he let her go afterwards, a friction among his peers create regarding trust issues among them. The Punisher was trying to snipe on him from afar but Deadpool decided to butt in, literally. Their fight alerted the Defenders and they came after Castle.

However, adding Wade Wilson has only caused them trouble and the Merc with a Mouth soon took an exit. As Willis Stryker assembles Fixer, Moonstone and Titania to be part of his new crew, The Hood returns to bring on more chaos.

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Defending The Streets

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Defenders – Kingpins of New York

"Kingpins of New York" steps into the second phase of a bigger plan that started following the events of "Diamonds Are Forever" storyline. Collecting issues #06-10 of the fifth ongoing volume of Defenders monthly series from Marvel Comics, the arc was plotted by writer Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers Disassembled, House of M) and artist David Marquez (Civil War II, Invincible Iron Man – Reboot) helped him portraying his layout.

The current series bears heavy influence from Marvel's The Defenders TV show from online streaming-service Netflix and even the roster is following TV line-up of Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist.

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All-out Street War

As former Kingpin of crime in is out from his regular business, there is a power vacuum created in his absence and every other bad-guy of New York is seemingly trying to earn that title. Many characters have gone through shocking experience while many showed up as a guest; most notably Elektra Natchios.

During the Elektra/Iron Fist confrontation, she fairly made a point fighting the Immortal Iron Fist that why even a guy like Wolverine seeks to train with her when is in trouble. Also, special appearance by Colleen Wing, Echo, Misty Knight, Spider-Woman and White Tiger was quite a fresh breeze.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Defenders – Diamonds Are Forever | Comics

Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage must form The Defenders to keep the streets safe from a deadly enemy of past.

Harlem's very own bulletproof man Luke Cage was coming back home from the market and talking to some schoolgirls of the neighborhood when he is suddenly ambushed with a rocket launcher. Cage quickly jumped off to save the bystanders.

He then rushed to a nearby building rooftop to chase the assailant but found a few diamond on the ground. He then receives a call and went to hospital to see his wife Jessica Jones, who was also attacked in her Alias Investigations Office and left heavily injured.

Daredevil came following them as someone attacked his alter ego Matt Murdock too in broad daylight and points out that someone has targeted four of them. Before Luke could ask about the fourth victim, Danny Rand, the Iron Fist was also marked.

As they were discussing who it could be, Jessica regains consciousness only to reveals it was Diamondback who came at her office to talk to her about a recent raid by vigilante hero Daredevil, Iron Fist and her husband Luke Cage at Club Ultimate. When she asks him to leave, he shot at her and then left some diamonds by her side.

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Defenders – Diamonds Are Forever | Comics

Black Cat then goes to meet Diamondback at his club and asks him about his intention, also pointing out his unusual return from being dead. As he explains his plan to take over New York while Hammerhead makes a call to Luke Cage to inform him on Willis Stryker.

Shortly, Cage comes crashing down seeking revenge over Willis for shooting his wife but the latter came prepared as he incapacitates Luke with toxic dust and left him to die after giving him a severe beating while Black Cat watched it all in horror.

Jessica meets Daredevil and Iron Fist in a bar as her investigation gave her no lead on Diamondback so far and Matt proposes that they should team up. She rushes to Night Nurse's clinic as soon as she hears Luke's news. With assistance from Vampire Hunter Blade, Nurse Linda Carter eventually manages to save Luke.

Jessica goes straight up to Club Ultimate to confront Diamondback as Matt and Danny join her but the villain surprisingly overpowers them all and ran. The trio then gave him a chase on street only to be gunned down by another vigilante known as The Punisher.

Danny, Jessica and Matt wake up at Night Nurse's clinic beside Luke Cake, who is surprised to hear that Frank Castle has actually shot at them. While Daredevil and Luke cage goes to apprehend Castle for some questioning, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist decide to take on Diamondback.

However, Willis tossed Jessica within her car when he spotted her and then broke Danny's back after blocking one of his powerful chi-Punch with ease. The mean street of New York now just got even meaner with their entire rampage and this marks a new formation of The Defenders.

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Taming The Thunder

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Marvel's The Defenders
television series on online streaming-service Netflix was one of the hottest buzz in 2017 and to catch up with the show, Marvel Comics decided to bring back Defenders monthly ongoing series in publication.

Also, it followed the TV line-up for heroes by putting Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist together to reform the band once again. The plot was conceived by veteran writer Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers Disassembled, House of M) and artist David Marquez (Civil War II, Invincible Iron Man – Reboot) assisted him in envisioning the entire story with his sensational artwork.

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The Punisher Strikes!

They brought back one of the oldest villain from Luke Cage's life who was dead for a long time and then just to make things a bit more interesting, Marvel dropped The Punisher in the story. Looks like Willis Stryker himself was quite a handful for the four of the Defenders of New York with his newfound enhanced strength.

There was a small cameo of Elektra, who is marking her return into their lives. When this is all set and done, a certain Merc with a Mouth is called in by private eye Jessica Jones to lend a hand or two in upcoming arc "Kingpins of New York".
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Monday, August 15, 2011

Deadpool – Suicide Kings | Comics

Wade Wilson is mostly known as the mercenary Deadpool who has quite a reputation in the business even though he was formerly recruited to the Weapon X program and was rejected as a failure. His insanity has no match till date and he is entitled as "The Merc With a Mouth" for the most obvious reasons. Like all the mercs, Deadpool likes to get paid and so he follows an ad that he saw declaring a fat prize for a hired gun.

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Deadpool – Suicide Kings | Comics

He shows up there to find out three other mercs already waiting there for their audition. As one of them starts conversation with him it instantly turns out to be an all-out killing contest. Of course standing victorious, Deadpool demands the presence of his employer.

The person then reveals him to be the son of rubber magnate John O'Shea, Conrad O'Shea who is quite impressed with Wade’s serious black ops ninja killing action and had placed that ad to get the best merc out there. Conrad is debted to a bad-ass bookie who will kill his entire family if he fails to pay up and he requests Deadpool to kill the bookie for him to get rid of the trouble.

Wade takes the job anyway without knowing that his hit was actually, Tombstone. Soon, he was caught on camera near a building explosion that looked like a major terrorist activity on the news. This however, draws the attention of the dangerous vigilante The Punisher who starts chasing Deadpool’s tail. The Man Without Fear and the friendly neighbourhood wall-crawler shows up to help.

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Trail of Bad Luck

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Published in 2009 from Marvel Comics, "Deadpool – Suicide Kings" is a five part limited series plotted by writer Mike Benson and drawn by artist Carlo Barberi (Ororo – Before the Storm, Thunderbolts). Apart from the titular character Deadpool, the series also features the appearance of street-heroes like Daredevil, Punisher and Spider-Man; three of the Marvel Knights.

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Stumbled on Wrecking Crews

Captain America, Iron Man, Thor of The Avengers and Rogue of X-Men also appeared in the story in a dream sequence as well. This five part mini-series is a story full of wise-cracking, head-blowing, kicks to the gut and a lot of gory action from the vigilantes of Marvel Comics.
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Dark Reign | Comics

With information stolen from Deadpool, Norman Osborn successfully ended "Secret Invasion" on by killing the Skrull Queen after replacing Iron Man from his role as Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., Osborn forms his own organization H.A.M.M.E.R. with his own agenda and changed Fifty State Initiative into Thunderbolts Initiative. Meanwhile, Luke Cage, Spider-Man, Ronin and Wolverine of New Avengers reunites and Ronin even decides to go solo to attack Osborn.

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Dark Reign | Comics

The Avengers are replaced with his own version of Dark Avengers with aid from his personal secretary Victoria Hand, consisting Bullseye as Hawkeye, former Scorpion and current Venom Mac Gargan as Sinister Spider-Man, Moonstone as Ms. Marvel, Daken as Dark Wolverine and Osborn himself as Iron Patriot.

He also formed a secret alliance of super-villains called The Cabal with Namor, Emma Frost, Doctor Doom, Loki and The Hood, as well as enlisting a mentally unstable Sentry to his team. Then, to make sure nobody becomes a threat to him, he made a list of people to tick off to including DaredevilNick Fury, PunisherHulk and Wolverine.

Upon New Warriors' fight with an unstable Thor-Clone from Civil War, Camp Hammond is officially shut down (Avengers - The Initiative – Disassembled). Osborn totally took over by convincing President and will stop at nothing to maintain his newly grown heroic figure to public. But his actions and agendas start to build rebellion among some heroes and villains to oppose him before it's too late for everyone.

For more information on Dark Reign event, you can check out these links below.

Dark Reign (Comics) Wikipedia

Dark Reign (Comics) Marvel Wikia

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The Formation of Cabal

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Dark Wolverine Vol 02 – My Hero (Softcover)

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Spider-Man – The Gauntlet Book 1 – Electro and Sandman (Softcover)

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Wolverine – Weapon X Vol 02 – Insane In the Brain (Softcover)

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Uncanny X-Men – Nation X (Softcover)

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Dark Avengers – Siege (Softcover)

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Daredevil – The Devil's Hand

Wolverine – The Reckoning (Softcover)

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Punisher Vol 03 – Franken-Castle (Softcover)

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What If? Dark Avengers

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Following the major crossover ‘Secret Invasion’, Marvel Comics had launched a new era in 2008 that lasted for almost over a year and was branded as "Dark Reign" event, which is later succeeded by 'Siege' crossover event. This event doesn't contain any titled mini-series or core plot of its own; instead it is filled with lots of self contained limited series depicting the era.

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An Evil Reigns Supreme

Notable writers like Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers Disassembled, Civil War II), Dan Slott (Silver Surfer, The Thing), Daniel Way (Bullseye – Greatest Hits, Punisher Vs. Bullseye), Greg Pak (Iron Man – House of M, Magneto – Testament), Jonathan Hickman (Secret Wars, Time Runs Out), Rick Remender (Fear Agent, Sea of Red) and artists Billy Tan (Shadowland, X-23), Chris Bachalo (Generation X, Uncanny X-Men), Clay Mann (Dark Reign – Elektra, Magneto – Not a Hero), Humberto Ramos (Crimson, Revelations), Mike Deodato Jr. (Guardians of Knowhere, Original Sin) as well as Paco Medina (New X-Men, X-Men) have contributed to this mega-crossover event and made it successful.
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