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.
Carol Danvers takes on a brand new role this July as Kelly Sue DeConnick and Dexter Soy launch the new CAPTAIN MARVEL ongoing series. Yesterday we spoke to Kelly Sue, and today we’ve got five awesome digital comics lined up for your reading pleasure.
Watch as the hero formerly known as Ms. Marvel, Binary and Warbird punches, kicks and blasts evil aliens, deadly cyborgs, and so much more in this week’s Unlimited Highlights!
A gang of misguided thugs attempts to rob a bank in broad daylight, in New York City, the place with the highest concentration of super heroes per square mile in the world. While any number of do-gooders could take a crack at these common criminals, the mysterious Ms. Marvel steps in to show the hoodlums the error of their ways. Armed with super strength, flight, and an incredible seventh sense that gives her glimpses of the future, she dispatches the crooks with ease. However, any hero worth their salt can deal with two-bit nobodies, but how will Ms. Marvel fare against a heavy hitter like The Scorpion?
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face off against one of their most deadly and dogged foes, the rampaging robot Ultron, and Ms. Marvel wants to help. Visions of the future plague her mind, flashes of The Scarlet Witch in terrible trouble, so when the Avengers slam hammer and shield first into the adamantium automaton and Wanda Maximoff disappears, Carol Danvers takes off—can she save the Witch in time?
Flying solo, Warbird finds herself beset by horrifying mutated wolves in the frozen wastes of Canada’s north most territories. Her energy reserves depleted, she has no choice but to flee and to put what little hope she has in a man she hates: Marcus, son of Kang the Conqueror. He says he wants to help her, but can Carol trust the offspring of the duplicitous time traveler? If the answer’s “no,” they might not survive the traps and monsters within the Master of the World’s lair. Can they work together against impossible odds?
Carol Danvers wants back in the super hero game as Ms. Marvel once more, kicking butt and taking names again. She starts small with Stilt Man and puts him through the grinder. Then while on patrol she spots something streaking toward Earth, a “giant green glowing thing” that slams to terra firma in Spaulding, Georgia, bringing with it a scourge from the stars, one that Ms. Marvel knows all too well: the Brood!
Tony Stark wants Ms. Marvel to lead his newest team of Avengers. The group needs balance; it requires a powerhouse and a heart; a brain, an x-factor, and someone willing to do what the others won’t. It also needs a special something: a synergy that only reveals itself in the heat of battle. Luckily the all-new Mighty Avengers get a crack at some super huge monster mayhem right off the bat. Does Carol have it in her to lead Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Does her team have what it takes?