What are the good cheap reads right now? We may be able to go outside again, but there’s always time to read. In this ongoing series, Superhero Hype takes a look at some of the better deals Amazon.com has running as of publication time. Please note that all deals are subject to change or sell out at any time based on supply and demand. But as of now, these are what we consider some of the best deals for June 30.
A history and in-world guide to Black Panther‘s elite female guard. Study founding documents, weapon details, and the legacy of great warriors, along with “hand-written” notes in the margins by prominent alumni. Peek inside their official training manual, and learn what it takes to serve Wakanda Forever!
Revisiting his 2004 autobiography, comprised of edited blog posts, Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton finds much wanting in his younger self. Now more at peace with who and where he is, he adds new commentary to the old entries, and reconciles with some of his more problematic recollections.
They’ve been changed considerably in translation to the MCU, but you can read up on the comic book anti-heroes who inspired Ms. Marvel’s latest foes. The long-lived family who’ve hidden in the shadows clash with the Inhumans and try to work with Excalibur. Don’t expect many Ms. Marvel story clues, but enjoy spotting the differences and similarities.
Go behind the scenes of Westview, and see the work of the real magicians who created the sitcom-satirizing corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With the Multiverse of Madness upon us, revisit Wanda’s journey to becoming the Scarlet Witch in every detail. Especially if your love for the show perseveres.
Speaking of Kamala Khan, enjoy further comic adventures with her in jersey city, this time taking on an alien invasion. In an all-new era for the heroine, she needs to find time to grieve from a recent tragedy while still saving the world. Hero-ing ain’t easy.
Released shortly before the prequel trilogy, this hefty look at the life of Darth Vader includes what was then known about young Anakin, based on George Lucas’ notes and Steve Sansweet’s research. Also included is a rare 12-inch Hasbro figure of Anakin Skywalker as portrayed in Force ghost form by Sebastian Shaw, before the DVD sets digitally erased him.
Enter a world of Greek gods and monsters, as the children of these ancient deities try to find their place in it. Formerly made into two movies, Rick Riordan’s five-book series will soon get a full reboot with a Disney+ series. Get ready to ride the lightning.
Netflix may have canceled the animated movie, but all the original comics can be right there on your shelf. Join the exiled Bone cousins as they survive a valley full of monsters and trouble, over the course of a year.
Do you love her thunder? Read one of the major Marvel storylines that inspired the latest Thor movie, in which Jane Foster dons the mantle and hammer of the thunder god, but each time she transforms, the cancer inside her gets worse. Rather than Gorr, she must face the threat of Dark World foe Malekith, and assemble a team to defeat him.
A giant, disembodied eyeball gets very upset about losing a piece of jewelry, and prepares to destroy the world over it. Two farm bros and a tweaker try to sneak it away while a big army runs interference. Or something like that. It’s been a while since we’ve read them. But before that new Prime Video show debuts might be a good time to bone up.