Finding a good place to start a comic is difficult. Even a #1 can (and often does) continue on from another comic, series or event. Most of the time the comic companies make it difficult to know which are and which aren’t good stepping on points. Marvel changed all that but adding a banner to their relaunched titles. But once again, this is comic code. Regular readers will get it, but it’s meaningless to those new to comics. So let’s look at the code: Marvel Now!
New writers, new artists, new directions, sometimes even new characters.
Since July 2012, following the events of the Avengers vs X-Men event, the code at Marv
el for the relaunch of a title has been Marvel Now!
Marvel Now! Wave 2
A reinvigoration of the title in Marvel 2013.
All-New Marvel Now!
For comics relaunched in the aftermath of the Infinity storyline. Some include All New in the comic book title.
This blog is meant to iron out issues and help understanding of comic book terms and ideas. However, it also uses many terms and ideas new readers may be unfamiliar with. For clarifications, just ask in the comments below.