King In Black January 2021 Marvel Comics Solicits

Learn more about the event’s exciting tie-ins and check out the cover for KING IN BLACK #3!

New York, NY— October 14, 2020 — Knull makes his long-dreaded arrival this December in KING IN BLACK #1, and his conquest of the Marvel Universe will escalate in scale and stakes come January. The god of the symbiotes’ reign will have significant impacts on the Venom mythology as well radical consequences for Marvel’s heroes and teams. This past week saw announcements about exciting new titles and tie-ins showcasing how Knull’s all-encompassing darkness will envelop every corner of the Marvel Universe!

KING IN BLACK: PLANET OF THE SYMBIOTES will collect essential King in Black stories by creators like Clay McLeod Chapman, Guiu Vilanova, Frank Tieri, and Danilo Beyruth, featuring the return of Scream and a visit to the Ravencroft Institute. Jane Foster reunites the Valkyries to take on Knull’s army in KING IN BLACK: RETURN OF THE VALKYRIES by Jason Aaron, Torunn Grønbekk, and Nina Vakueva. It’s a symbiote showdown like you’ve never witnessed before in KING IN BLACK: GWENOM VS CARNAGE by Seanan McGuire and Flaviano. The Black Knight wields the Ebony Blade once more to take down Knull in KING IN BLACK: BLACK KNIGHT by Simon Spurrier and Jesus Saiz. And Kingpin assembles a squad of villains to save the city in KING IN BLACK: THUNDERBOLTS by Matthew Rosenberg and Juan Ferreyra. 

Knull’s invasion will also be felt in tie-ins to some of your favorite ongoing and upcoming titles like DAREDEVIL #26 by Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto, and Mike Hawthorne, DEADPOOL #10 by Kelly Thompson and Gerardo Sandoval, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #10 by Al Ewing and Juann Cabal, SAVAGE AVENGERS #17 by Gerry Duggan and Kev Walker, and S.W.O.R.D. #2 by Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti. 

KING IN BLACK #3 (OF 5)

Written by DONNY CATES 

Art and Cover by RYAN STEGMAN 

After last issue’s shocking finale, the heroes of the Marvel Universe are reeling. Outgunned and outmanned, but never outdone, they unite and face KNULL, God of the Abyss, as he ensnares the planet in the darkness of his reign! Superstars DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN continue to raise the game — and the stakes for the Marvel Universe in this Earth-shattering epic!

Check out the latest from KING IN BLACK run HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: PLANET OF THE SYMBIOTES #1 (OF 3)

Written by CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN & FRANK TIERI

Art by GUIU VILANOVA & DANILO BEYRUTH

Cover by TONY MOORE

DARKNESS REIGNS OVER THE MARVEL UNIVERSE!

Check out the latest from KING IN BLACK run HERE

SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN: KING IN BLACK #3 (OF 5)

Peter David [W] • GREG LAND (A/C)

VARIANT COVER BY DECLAN SHALVEY

Forces collide!

Take a trip with SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN as he aligns himself with…KANG THE CONQUEROR? That can’t be right.

Be here in January to see how the pieces fit as Spider-Man heads to space! 

You’ll never guess who else is here to help Spidey! (Hint: She’s on the cover!)

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Check out the latest SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN run HERE

SPIDER-WOMAN #8 

KARLA PACHECO [W] • PERE PéREZ (A) • Cover by JUNGGEUN YOON

VARIANT COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON

MARVEL VS ALIEN VARIANT COVER BY JAVIER GARRON

SPIDER-WOMAN BREAKS BAD!

As the cure comes in sight, SPIDER-WOMAN puts it all on the line…then she crosses it. With friends like OCTAVIA VERMIS, who needs enemies? Not Jessica Drew, but it looks like she’s getting them anyways. Even if Spider-Woman can find the cure, what will there be left to save? 

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Check out the latest SPIDER-WOMAN run HERE

BLACK CAT #2

JED MACKAY [W] • C.F. VILLA (A) • Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

Variant Cover by ARIST DEYN

Variant Cover by ADAM HUGHES

MARVEL VS ALIEN VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO

A CLASSIC GAME OF CAT AND…SYMBIOTE?

Black Cat has to steal from Knull himself! If you know Felicia Hardy, she never shows up inappropriately dressed – THIS ISSUE, Felicia gets her own ANTI-VENOM COSTUME!

32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99

Check out the latest BLACK CAT run HERE

THE UNION #2 (OF 5)

PAUL GRIST [W] • ANDREA DI VITO (A)

variant cover by JOHN McCREA

Design Variant by R.B. SILVA

A FRACTURED UNION?!

THE UNION must battle for their lives (and each other) as KNULL’s Invasion crescendos!  Thrust unto the global stage, will they be able to prove themselves as a team or will they crumble as the world watches? Plus, a devastating blow to the fledgling team rocks them to their very core!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Check out the latest UNION run HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: RETURN OF THE VALKYRIES #1 (OF 4)

Written by JASON AARON & TORUNN Grønbekk 

Art by NINA VAKUEVA 

Cover by MATTIA DE IULIS

JANE FOSTER RETURNS!

Once there was an entire army of Valkyries, but now Jane Foster is the only one. When the King in Black comes to Midgard, Jane must rebuild the Valkyries to help stop him — starting with Hildegarde, a warrior from Asgard’s own hallowed halls, and X-Man Dani Moonstar, a former Valkyrie herself. But what Jane doesn’t know…is that she never was the only Valkyrie after all. Who is the fourth warrior? Jason Aaron and Torunn Grønbekk team up with artist Nina Vakueva for a story that will rock the foundations of the Marvel Universe!

Check out the latest VALKYRIE run HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: RETURN OF THE VALKYRIES #2 (OF 4)

Written by JASON AARON & TORUNN Grønbekk 

Art by NINA VAKUEVA  

Cover by MATTIA DE IULIS

SAVE THE SENTRY – SAVE THE VALKYRIES – SAVE THE EARTH!

Knull and his symbiote horrors have come to Earth, and now all Jane Foster sees when she looks at that big blue globe…is a vision of death. Most of Earth’s heroes are locked in battle on the ground, and it’s up to Jane and the Sentry to protect the rest! But Knull’s power has spread over the galaxy and infected creatures even older than the gods…and it may not matter how many Valkyries Jane can bring to their aid.

Check out the latest VALKYRIE run HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: GWENOM VS CARNAGE #1 (OF 3)

Written by SEANAN MCGUIRE 

Art by FLAVIANO 

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

GWEN STACY ENTERS THE FRAY AGAINST THE KING IN BLACK!

Bonded to a synthetic symbiote from another reality, GHOST-SPIDER, aka Gwen Stacy of Earth-65, is unique among the webslingers of the multiverse! But when KNULL descends on her adopted home, his gravity well of dark psychic energy will reap unforeseen consequences not only on Gwen, but on her symbiotic suit as well!

Check out past GWENOM runs HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: BLACK KNIGHT  #1

Written by SIMON SPURRIER 

Art by JESUS SAIZ 

Cover by DAN MORA

THE BLACK KNIGHT DUELS THE KING IN BLACK!

KNULL’s ferocious assault upon earth has begun and Dane Whitman – Avenger, hero, and wielder of the mighty Ebony Blade as the BLACK KNIGHT – takes up sword and shield to defend against the unstoppable onslaught. Though the blade grants Dane incredible power so too does it consume him with a lust for violence and destruction. As the endless horde of symbiote dragons darken the skies of Shanghai, will the Black Knight overcome the growing evil within himself and join AERO and SWORD MASTER in saving the city?! And what secrets will the battle against Knull reveal about Dane’s past?

Check out past BLACK KNIGHT runs HERE

 

KING IN BLACK: THUNDERBOLTS #1 (OF 3)

Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG 

Art by JUAN FERREYRA 

Cover by KYLE HOTZ

KINGPIN’S KILLERS VERSUS AN ARMY OF UNKILLABLE DRAGONS!

An army of evil space dragons have come to attack Earth and are starting with New York. MAYOR FISK has a plan for that. Assembling a group of killers, mercenaries, and just generally pretty horrible people like TASKMASTER, RHINO, STAR, MR. FEAR, and BATROC THE LEAPER, Mayor Fisk tasks them with saving the city or die trying…or die right then and there. The fate of the entire world may rest in the hands of the absolute worst people in the Marvel Universe. What could go wrong?

Check out past THUNDERBOLTS runs HERE

 

DAREDEVIL #26 

Written by CHIP ZDARSKY 

Art by MARCO CHECCHETTO & MIKE HAWTHORNE 

Cover by MARCO CHECCHETTO

A DEVIL CONSUMED!

Matt faces a darkness unlike any before. Meanwhile, ELEKTRA may be in over her head for the first time in her life. DAREDEVIL must find the strength to continue the fight as all hell breaks loose.

Check out the current run HERE

 

DEADPOOL #10

Written by KELLY THOMPSON 

Art and Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL 

KING OF THE MONSTERS VERSUS KING OF THE DRAGONS!

An evil, ancient cult wants to kill DEADPOOL. An evil, ancient space god wants to kill Deadpool. Why does everyone want to kill Deadpool??? (I mean, we know why…)

Check out the current run HERE

 

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #10

Written by AL EWING 

Art by JUANN CABAL 

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

THE GUARDIANS CLEANSED?!

KNULL and his dragons are cleansing entire worlds of life. SPARTAX is their next target – and the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY can’t save it alone. It’s a good day for the return of the legendary STAR-LORD… Meanwhile, as the team battle cosmic horror, something worse is waiting – as the clock ticks down to the Last Stand in… THREE…

Check out the current run HERE

 

SAVAGE AVENGERS #17 

Written by GERRY DUGGAN 

Art by KEV WALKER 

Cover by VALERIO GIANGIORDANO

“BLACK SKIES” PART 1!

CONAN rings in the New Year on Ryker’s Island — which he promptly breaks out of with the help of…DEADPOOL. The two warriors fight together against the symbiotes of KNULL, and Conan makes a surprising discovery that may help him overcome KULAN GATH.

Check out the current run HERE

 

S.W.O.R.D. #2 

Written by AL EWING 
Art and Cover by VALERIO SCHITI 

WHAT IS PROTOCOL V?

The S.W.O.R.D. station is thrown in at the deep end of a planetary crisis as Krakoa battles the KING IN BLACK! While a cross-division team take on latex dragons from outer space, Abigail Brand prepares a deniable operation all her own. What is PROTOCOL V – and can the Earth survive it?

VENOM #32

DONNY CATES [W] • IBAN COELLO (A/C)

VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN

SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN

MARVEL VS ALIEN VARIANT COVER BY RYAN BROWN

KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!

EDDIE BROCK is about to face the biggest challenge of his life…but he’s not alone.

32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99

Check out the current run and preorder HERE

Check out Ryan Stegman’s cover for KING IN BLACK #3 teasing an earth-shattering fight between Thor and Knull, and stay tuned for more announcements about what’s to come when King in Black kicks off this December. If you’re interested in KING IN BLACK #1, click HERE to preorder a copy! Additionally , if you’re interested in the KING IN BLACK event, click HERE to get caught up on Donny Cates’ VENOM now with related comics and trades! And finally, if you’re looking for something else to read, check out my Amazon Online Comic Shop by clicking HERE. Thank you all for the read and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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