Sunday, April 25, 2010

New Ultimates 3 Hardcover Collection

There's a new collection being released in July that contains Joe Madureira's Ultimates Vol. 3 issues 1-5 and Ultimatum #1-5. Here's hoping it's a large format.


ULTIMATUM HC MADUREIRA COVER
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by DAVID FINCH & JOE MADUREIRA
Covers by JOE MADUREIRA & MICHAEL TURNER
The complete Ultimatum event packed into one massive hardcover! For what they’ve done, they must pay the ultimate price! Eastern Europe is frozen over in a new Ice Age. The Amazon is on fire with volcanic eruptions. A massive tidal wave drowns Manhattan. Heroes will rise. Heroes will fall. All will face the Ultimatum. Also, plunged into a world of shifting alliances and unknown motives, where few are who they appear to be and all are on edge wondering what will happen next, the Ultimates must feel their way through the dark maze of a conspiracy that will inevitably rock the entire world!
Collecting ULTIMATUM #1-5 and ULTIMATES 3 #1-5
272 PGS./Parental Advisory...$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3434-3


Joe Madureira to pencil a story in Wonder Woman #600

Over at Newsarama.com they've revealed that Wonder Woman is getting a new creative team in July (Don Kramer and writer J. Michael Straczynski) beginning with the 600th issue. The Oversized issue will also include stories by Gail Simone and Geoff Johns, with art by George Perez, Phil Jimenez and Joe Madureira!

Here's DC's solicitation:

DC just announced Joe Madureira's name in their new solicitation:

WONDER WOMAN #600
On sale JUNE 30
56 pg, FC, $4.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, GEOFF JOHNS, GAIL SIMONE & others
Art by GEORGE PÉREZ, PHIL JIMENEZ, JOE MADUREIRA & others
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
1:25 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
1:75 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant black and white cover by ADAM HUGHES
You’re invited to the gala celebration featuring WONDER WOMAN talent from the past and present to commemorate this landmark issue! Renumbered to reflect Wonder Woman’s starring role in 600 issues, this book features the industry’s top talent – including Geoff Johns, Phil Jimenez, George Pérez, Gail Simone, Joe Madureira and more! Plus, readers won’t want to miss a chance to check out the exciting, all-new direction for the Wonder Woman universe as new ongoing writer J. Michael Straczynski (SUPERMAN, BRAVE AND THE BOLD, Amazing Spider-Man) provides a story of his own!


Really exciting news for Joe Madureira fans! Here's a sketch Joe Mad did for Wizard Magazine ages ago of Wonder Woman to warm you up.