Horror auteurs Jen and Silvia Soska (Rabid, American Mary) pen this dark little adventure, with art from Flaviano, that sees Marvel’s favourite reformed spy hunting down a ring of wealthy perverts in the fictional South East Asian island nation of Madripoor. More hardcore than anything the MCU has ever seen, this is capital G Gritty.
In 2019, comic juggernaut Marvel ruled the world, raking in US$2.8 billion globally with their big-screen offering Avengers: Endgame. Capping two decades worth of storytelling in the MCU, it became one of the most-watched movies in history.
Flash forward a year and global lockdowns managed what Thanos could not, by taking out the heroes we know and love. Scarlett Johansson's swansong Black Widow was pulled from release schedules as cinemas shut worldwide. Skip to now, and on the eve of it finally bowing in Australian cinemas, Sydney and other cities find thesmelves shuttered once more.
But don’t despair. If you’re itching for some super-powered action, you can always go straight to the source. These 11 awesome comics are all available on Comixology, but make sure to check if your friendly neighbourhood comic shop is delivering – they’ll appreciate the business in these uncertain times. And yes, that was a Spiderman reference.
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