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Ian Jane
03-27-2013, 10:49 AM
Maybe.

From Bleeding Cool (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/03/26/wait-six-months-until-marvelman/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter), Mark Buckingham says:

"Just to clarify, before people get a little too excited, I’ve been saying the same thing to people ever since Marvel caught me by surprise with their big announcement of signing a deal with Mick Anglo’s people to bring Marvelman to Marvel. That was at the “Cup’o'Joe” panel at SDCC way back in 2009. They caught me by surprise with that.

To be honest, nothing has really changed since then and no one has spoken to me directly from Marvel in quite a while. They reprinted lots of the lovely old Marvelman books but have remained quiet regarding the Miracleman material.

I’ve been telling people over a pint ‘maybe in six months’ or ‘I hope to hear something soon’ ever since.

I think most people know that, next to working with Bill on Fables, the one other project that means the most to me has always been working with Neil on Miracleman. We never finished our story and I really hope we will have a chance to return to it one day. But it is still just a hope at the moment.

After 20 years of waiting my enthusiasm for the MM book and working with Neil remains undiminished. The truth is, as was the case back in 2009, if Marvel do finally announce his return the little bleeders will probably find out before me.”

So it's all just a rumor and it doesn't sound like anything concrete is happening but if Buckingham and Gaiman want to do it, would Marvel really say no? It'd be a guaranteed seller.

Gav M
03-28-2013, 10:47 PM
I totally agree, and it's great to hear that both Gaiman and Buckingham still have the enthusiasm to finish the story. It would make sense for Marvel to start with reprints of the Warrior/Eclipse stories though, especially looking at the crazy prices that some of the Olympus issues go for now, but even if they doubled up each issue and made it monthly you're still talking 12 months before the new stories would start; surely plenty of time to get everything up and running on a regular schedule...

Newt Cox
03-29-2013, 05:01 AM
Has the legal issues ever been solved? Last I heard there is still issues about who really owns Marvelman. I wonder what will come out first? Reprints of Miracleman/new stories of Miracleman or the last few issues of All Star Batman and Robin the boy wonder.

Gav M
03-30-2013, 11:11 AM
It does seem to be a never ending saga but apparently Marvel had put in a trademark application for the name Miracleman ... at least Bleeding Cool (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/09/13/is-marvelman-closer-than-we-think/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter) were reporting so back in September last year...

Ian Jane
07-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Nothing more than speculation but Bleeding Cool (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/07/10/so-how-will-marvel-bring-back-marvelman/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter) is guessing that Brian Michael Bendis will write the resurrection (if indeed it is actually happening, and no one seems to be able to say so for sure).

Ian Jane
07-19-2013, 04:27 PM
This picture was taken at the Diamond Retailer Lunch at the SDCC today.

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Ian Jane
10-15-2013, 10:42 AM
Well, Marvel officially announced they're reprinting the original run plus the never issued #25.

"Announced at New York Comic Con, Miracleman, which has been out of print and unavailable for so long that it's passed into the realm of legend, is finally coming back into print, courtesy of Marvel Comics. The reprint initiative will also include Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham's Miracleman #25, which never saw the light of day at all!"

Marve's official press release is here (http://marvel.com/news/story/21334/nycc_2013_miracleman?LSID=6153207|10859501|1u2bcou yu1ama#ixzz2hXsFnaYw).

Newt Cox
10-15-2013, 02:15 PM
Well, Marvel officially announced they're reprinting the original run plus the never issued #25.

"Announced at New York Comic Con, Miracleman, which has been out of print and unavailable for so long that it's passed into the realm of legend, is finally coming back into print, courtesy of Marvel Comics. The reprint initiative will also include Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham's Miracleman #25, which never saw the light of day at all!"

Marve's official press release is here (http://marvel.com/news/story/21334/nycc_2013_miracleman?LSID=6153207|10859501|1u2bcou yu1ama#ixzz2hXsFnaYw).

Even though I already own all the issues I will buy these reprints. Might go ahead and sell off my originals soon. I wonder if Marvel will reprint that one story that was never printed in the State?

Scott
10-15-2013, 07:05 PM
Cory Sedlmeier is overseeing the production of this. He edits the Marvel Masterworks line, so expect top shelf restoration and care.

Ian Jane
10-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Bleeding Cool has art and scripts pages from Miracleman Triumphant up here (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/10/22/all-of-miracleman-triumphant-1-the-artwork/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter).

Roderick
10-22-2013, 01:14 PM
Stoked. I have all the origianl Moore and Gaiman singles so I will wait for the collections on these.

Gav M
10-23-2013, 12:10 AM
It's great news that they'll be continuing the Silver Age after all the reprints; i'm probably going to pick up the individual issues as it looks like there will be lots of bonus material (e.g. Issue 1 is 64 pages and is meant to include the 8 pages from Warrior 1 and if they print it exactly the 40 pages from Marvel's own Marvelman Primer) Plus with Alan Moore refusing to be credited i'm guessing there will be subtle differences too. However looks like Marvel have gone overboard with the variant covers... http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/10/17/the-original-writer-formerly-known-as-alan-moore/

Gav M
10-24-2013, 06:32 AM
First part of an interview with Alan Moore about Marvelman/Miracleman http://comicsbeat.com/alan-moore-speaks-about-marvelman-part-i/

Ian Jane
11-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Really in-depth interview with Joe Quesada about developments on the resurrection of Miracleman here (http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=49089).

"The other big question people are going to ask now that this is on the schedule is, "How long will it take until we're seeing all-new material from Neil and Bucky?" Where is Marvel at in the process of aiding them in completing their story decades in the making?

At the moment, from the looks of the calendar I would project Neil and Bucky's new material to see the light of day sometime in 2016. I know that it seems like a long way away, but the material is finally going to see the light of day and will remain in print, and I think for that, we can all be grateful. To me, it's a travesty that there are readers who have not only not been exposed to the original stories, but don't even had a way to easily access them."

Ian Jane
11-19-2013, 02:06 PM
May 27th, 2014. (http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/0785154620/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=15121&creative=390961&creativeASIN=0785154620&linkCode=as2&tag=lyinginthegut-20)

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Ian Jane
12-10-2013, 03:13 PM
There's an advance look at a few newly recolored pages here (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/12/10/your-first-look-at-the-remastered-miracleman-1/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter).

Scott
12-10-2013, 06:08 PM
Looks great!

Rereading it all a while back I gotta say the Neil Gaiman issues didn't do much for me. Maybe I wasn't in the right mood for it. Love the stuff before it.

Ian Jane
12-19-2013, 01:31 PM
Legit Alan Davis cover for the 1st issue by way of Bleeding Cool.

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Ian Jane
12-26-2013, 10:11 AM
"Miracleman #2, instead of containing material from Marvelman Primer 2010, will now feature with the first appearance of Kid Marvelman from Marvelman #102 (from July 30th, 1955), by Mick Anglo and Don Lawrence."

Source. (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/12/26/a-few-more-marvel-ch-ch-changes-miracleman-to-superior-spider-man/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)

Scott
12-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Those Mick Anglo issues are a chore to get through.

Ian Jane
01-29-2014, 12:23 PM
Nipples vs. side boobs in Miracleman. (http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/01/29/miracleman-goodbye-to-nipples-but-sideboob-is-a-okay/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)

Ian Jane
01-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Issue #3 preview online here (http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=20056).

Ian Jane
05-26-2014, 10:29 AM
So I guess Marvel has been running ads for the trade before X-Men and Godzilla this long weekend?

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/05/26/tweeting-about-the-miracleman-cinema-ad/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

We're off to see Godzilla later this afternoon, I'll keep my eye open for this.

Ian Jane
12-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Some cool preview images from this issue posted online here (http://www.comicvine.com/articles/exclusive-preview-all-new-miracleman-annual-1/1100-150801/).

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Ian Jane
02-04-2015, 10:05 AM
Marvel censoring it's Miracleman reprints?

It seems so.

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/02/04/marvel-censorship-miracleman-15/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

I'm no fan of the 'the n word' but I'm also no fan of posthumous censorship. I say let the work stand on its own.

But then, Marvel is owned by Disney now...

Gav M
02-04-2015, 12:00 PM
There was a printing error in issue 14 too which was rather annoying...

Ian Jane
03-04-2015, 10:02 AM
Looks like it is relaunching with a new first issue.

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/03/04/new-miracleman-1-neil-gaiman-mark-buckinghams-golden-age/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Ian Jane
03-17-2015, 11:33 AM
"IDW Publishing has announced the latest entry in their Artifact Edition line via Comics Alliance. The new Artifact Edition hardcover will spotlight "Miracleman" and include reproductions of pages from the character's acclaimed 1980s run in "Warrior" magazine. Work from artists Garry Leach, Alan Davis, John Totleben and Alan Moore -- credited as "the Original Writer" -- will be included. "

http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/idw-announces-miracleman-artifact-edition-hardcover

Ian Jane
04-30-2015, 09:10 AM
"It was the series that changed comics forever. And at long last – it will be completed. This September, a tale that began 25 years ago will finally be told in MIRACLEMAN BY GAIMAN & BUCKINGHAM #1! Visionary comic legends Neil Gaiman (Sandman, 1602) & Mark Buckingham (Fables) bring you a new Age of Miracles and a story of epic proportions! Kicking off The Golden Age storyline and then continuing into the unfinished The Silver Age & The Dark Age arcs, Gaiman & Buckingham’s lost Miracleman story will finally see the light of day!"

More here. (http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3342510/neil-gaiman-mark-buckingham-begin-golden-age-miracleman/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter)

Ian Jane
09-02-2015, 09:57 AM
MIRACLEMAN BY GAIMAN & BUCKINGHAM #1 preview here, though it came out yesterday (and I didn't know that until today).

http://www.comicbookresources.com/comic-previews/miracleman-by-gaiman-buckingham-1-marvel-comics-2015

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