With the rising popularity of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television series (wha-hoo!) and the anticipation mounting for the next Avengers film, Avengers: Age of Ultron, released next year, it’s a great time to revisit that stable of characters.
Of course, it’s also a perfect time of year to do that.
For those of you looking for a stocking stuffer, follow me after the jump and I’ll tell you why Avengers NOW! #1 makes for the perfect comic to fill that sock hanging off the mantle!
Avengers NOW! #1
Written by: Jeff Christiansen
Illustrated by: Various
Published by: Marvel Comics
If you’ve been reading the monthly Avengers or New Avengers comic book series and are anywhere remotely new to those books, you know how large a cast of characters it is that you need to be aware of.
If you’re a follower of the Marvel series of films, or plan to be, you’re keenly aware that there are a bunch of characters you need to be primed on. Of course, with the upcoming slate of Avengers, Captain America, Ant-Man and Doctor Strange films, you might be in more of a tizzy wanting to know who all these costumed heroes and villains are.
Enter Avengers NOW #1. Here’s a one-off book that aims to answer all (well, most of) your questions.
Avengers NOW #1 is the official handbook of the Marvel Universe. At 64-pages, it is a sort of encyclopedia of Avengers-related characters, detailing each of them with info so that you know who’s who and what’s what. Find out all you need to know about: Nightmask, Angela, Captain Universe, A.I.M.’s Scientist Supreme, Phil Coulson, Nova, the Apocalypse Twins and many, many more!
Of course, your tried and true Avengers are profiled as well. It’s the perfect reminder, starting point, place of reference for any and all Avengers-related info. Perfect for you – or the young kid in your life. (Just imagine the info power he or she will wield during recess breaks at school!)
Make the run to your local comic book store today and pick up Avengers NOW#1 – the perfect comic book encyclopedia to fill a stocking (yours or theirs) this holiday season!