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Marvel Announces Two .NOW Titles Returning to Press for Second Printings

Were you able to pick up copies of these issues?

The results are in! Marvel Comics is proud to announce that both of their inaugural .NOW issues—SAVAGE WOLVERINE #14.NOW and AVENGERS A.I. #8.NOW--have sold out at the distributor level and will head back to press with second printings. ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW is a surefire hit amongst fans, critics, and retailers alike! As the Marvel Universe bursts wide open with astounding new stories, NOW is the chance to jump aboard comics’ hottest titles as they reignite comic shelves! With accessible starting points, top-level talent, and pop culture’s greatest icons, no fan should miss out on the year’s grandest storytelling initiative yet!

In SAVAGE WOLVERINE #14.NOW, acclaimed storyteller Richard Isanove (Stephen King’s Dark Tower) presents untold chapter of Logan’s past is revealed during the 1930’s prohibition era. Long before he was an Avenger and X-Man, Wolverine sunk his claws into the bootlegging market in the 1930’s Dustbowl era! Carrying whiskey down from Canada, the ruthless mutant suddenly finds himself the accidental caretaker of a group of orphans whose family was sheltered by the mob. Faced with his first true calling to something greater, will Logan rise from the shadows to be the hero the world needs?

And in AVENGERS A.I. #8.NOW, the fall of man begins! As the CAPTAIN AMERICA and THE UNCANNY AVENGERS visit HANK PYM’S android Avengers team, DIMITRIOS, the vengeance-seeking scion of ULTRON, downloads death and destruction in the ultimate battle between artificial and organic intelligence! As humankind teeters on the brink of extinction, a glimpse into a much stranger Marvel Universe of the 130th Century is revealed! Who lives, who dies, and how will A.I. factor into this darktomorrow?

The future of comics is NOW, and there’s no better proof than SAVAGE WOLVERINE #14.NOW SECOND PRINTING, and AVENGERS A.I. #8 SECOND PRINTING!

AVENGERS A.I. 8.NOW 2ND PRINTING VARIANT

Written by SAM HUMPHRIES

Art by ANDRE ARAUJO

Cover by DAVE MARQUEZ

FOC 1/20/14, On-Sale 2/12/14

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SAVAGE WOLVERINE 14.NOW 2ND PRINTING VARIANT

Written by RICHARD ISANOVE

Art and Cover by RICHARD ISANOVE

FOC 1/20/14, On-Sale 2/12/14

32 PGS./Parental Advisory…$3.99

39 Comments
Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

Love love love Avengers A.I.

Posted by stevencarver_

Avengers A.I. has been a genuine surprise. I'm holding out for a hardcover treatment in the future, like in the vein of Hawkeye or Superior Spider-Man.

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Giant CV quotes.

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Edited by Wolverine08

Loved the recent Savage Wolverine issue.

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Edited by Maddpanda531

Loooooooove Avengers A.I.

Currently my favorite ongoing! So glad to see it's doing so well!

Posted by G-Man
Posted by EvilPenguin543

CV quotes on the cover of both!

Posted by EnigmaLantern

Is A.I. really that good?

Edited by Perfect 10

yes have both but dont get why a 2nd printing for either issues. a.i. is in the middle of a storyarc and savage wolverine is on its 14th issue, was there some major promotions of these issues that i missed?

Posted by Danial79

A second printing just means that they sold more than expected, not that they sold well. The November issues of these titles only sold 30k and 20k respectively—that latter of which is on Marvel's cancellation threshold—so I doubt these latest issues would have sold any higher than that.

Posted by Nahuel

I haven't read any of these, though I've heard only good things about both, but to me this announcement sounds more like creating a fake demand just to increase speculation and sales (obviously) just to compete with the bombs dropped yesterday by Image.

Anyway, congrats to CV for both quotes!

Posted by AllStarSuperman

Loved the recent Savage Wolverine issue.

I was thinking about getting it, but saw that the art had some horrendous parts. so ill wait.

Edited by Wolverine08

@wolverine08 said:

Loved the recent Savage Wolverine issue.

I was thinking about getting it, but saw that the art had some horrendous parts. so ill wait.

The art was generally good IMO. Richard Isanove's still got it.

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@allstarsuperman said:

@wolverine08 said:

Loved the recent Savage Wolverine issue.

I was thinking about getting it, but saw that the art had some horrendous parts. so ill wait.

The art was generally good IMO. Richard Isanove's still got it.

Ill see if the store still has one, but i say a few panels on here, and they had like deformed faces, lol

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Posted by Catsnlynne

I picked up the first issue of Avengers A.I. when it first came out because I wanted to start at the beginning of a Marvel series. So glad I did. I really love it.

Edited by Smurfboy

Wolverine rules!

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Posted by V_Scarlotte_Rose

yes have both but dont get why a 2nd printing for either issues. a.i. is in the middle of a storyarc and savage wolverine is on its 14th issue, was there some major promotions of these issues that i missed?

They had the big #1 printed in the corner to say it would be a good jumping on point.

Posted by TheAmazingImmortalMan

can't wait for Savage Wolverine I love that series, I stopped Avengers AI after issue 3 or 4 it just couldn't hold my interest.

Posted by Hanson724

Savage Wolverine is the only Marvel book I'm reading right now. The last issue was really cool, love bone claw Logan

Edited by nappystr8

Glad to hear Avengers A.I. has been successful enough to go to a second printing. I would not have guessed.

Posted by Squares

You know a title is desperate for good reviews when they quote CV on the promo art.

Posted by NightHaunter

Strange to quote the 'detailed and clean' comment on the cover. It's not what I'd call high praise.

Posted by ScarletBatman

Strange to quote the 'detailed and clean' comment on the cover. It's not what I'd call high praise.

I know, right? Is that the best quote they could dredge up?