By Ben Chabala
Every week we'll pick a handful of awesome comics from the thousands available through Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited. From creator spotlights to editor's picks and more, this'll be your spot to find something new and cool.
The all-new, all-awesome Heroes for Hire team takes to the streets this week, so now’s your chance to brush up on the back story of the wild cast before you get out and buy the book. Witness awesome kung fu action from Iron Fist, supernatural shenanigans with Ghost Rider, and so much more, because you’ve never seen a crew like this!
Three years have passed since Elektra found death at the sharpened point of her own sai, murdered by the ultra accurate Bullseye. Now very much alive, she stands at the foot of her own grave and her tragic past surges forward to meet her. She remembers her unhappy childhood, the death of her father, her ill-fated love affair with Matt Murdock, and her life as an assassin, but nothing of what came after her demise. She looks for answers in the eyes of those she sends to their own dark destinies, but the truth still eludes her. Will she ever find the answers she seeks or rather—and does she really want to?
The Falcon knows something’s amiss with Henry Peter Gyrich, the Avenger’s new U.N. liaison, and he aims to find out what. But when the Scarecrow kidnaps two girls and Gyrich refuses to enlist the aid of the Avengers, Falcon and his feathered friends take to the sky to catch the crazed criminal. Will the Falcon reach the girls in time? Will Gyrich come clean? Read on to find out!
It’s Orson Randall, Danny Rand, and the Heroes for Hire against the immeasurable might of the many-headed HYDRA and Davos, the Steel Serpent! The life of Jeryn Hogarth, Danny’s right hand man, hangs by a thread and unless Luke, Misty, and Colleen can keep him alive, Iron Fist might not have a company to come back to. Of course Danny and Orson have their hands full with HYDRA agents, kung fu bird girls, and a vengeful shamed warrior! It’s just another day for Iron Fist and the Heroes for Hire.
The Daughters of the Dragon, Misty Knight and Colleen Wing, follow the rampaging Rhino on his wild romp of destruction through Manhattan. Elsewhere a quartet of D-list super villains break into the apartment of publishing prima donna Ricadonna and bite off way more than they can chew. Now Ricadonna wants Freezer Burn, Humbug, Whirlwind and 8-Ball dead and only Misty and Colleen can save them.Things don’t look good for the Spirits of Vengeance. The Antichrist walks free in the land of the living, marked by the rogue angel Zadkiel, the new Lord of Hosts, for extermination. If he can knock off his foe, Zadkiel can do whatever he wants, unfettered by the trappings of Biblical prophecy. Now Johnny Blaze, his brother Danny Ketch, and the new Caretaker need to take down the both sides before they cause the end of days!