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Published May 6, 2024

Marvel Series Arriving Early on Marvel Unlimited This May

The first two issues of 'Beware the Planet of the Apes,' 'X-Men '97,' 'Spider-Punk: Arms Race,' and more will release early on Marvel Unlimited throughout May.

Marvel Unlimited Early Releases May 2024

This May, some of the biggest Marvel Comics titles of the year (so far) arrive early on Marvel Unlimited!

Every Monday in May, the first two issues of series such as X-MEN '97 (2024) and SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) will receive an accelerated release on the app. Here's when Marvel Unlimited subscribers can expect early access to some of the hottest titles of 2024 so far:

MONDAY, MAY 6

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #2

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #2 cover by Taurin Clarke

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #2
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by ÁLVARO LOPEZ
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE

THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT! The search for Lucius brings ape scientists Cornelius and Zira, along with their human guide Nova, deeper into the Forbidden Zone—which is forbidden for a reason. What never-before-seen dangers await them in the ruins of the old Yankee Stadium? Find out in the next installment of the thrilling new series by Marc Guggenheim and Álvaro López!

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #3

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #3 cover by Taurin Clarke

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES (2024) #3
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by ÁLVARO LOPEZ
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE

A NEW APE EMPIRE REVEALS ITSELF! Chimpanzee scientists Cornelius and Zira believed their city of apes was the only form of civilization on the planet. They were wrong. Has their journey to the Forbidden Zone brought war to their own borders?!

Monday, May 13

X-MEN '97 (2024) #1

X-MEN '97 (2024) #1 cover by Todd Nauck

X-MEN '97 (2024) #1
Written by STEVE FOXE
Art by SALVA ESPIN
Cover by TODD NAUCK

THE OFFICIAL PRELUDE TO THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED DISNEY+ SHOW! The X-Men are back—and the '90s have never looked better! In this official prelude to the upcoming X-Men '97, created in collaboration with the showrunners, discover what Storm, Jubilee, Wolverine, and the rest of the beloved '90s X-Men cast have been up to in the time before their return! Startling revelations here lead directly into the hotly anticipated new series—don't miss out!

X-MEN '97 (2024) #2

X-MEN '97 (2024) #2 cover by Todd Nauck

X-MEN '97 (2024) #2
Written by STEVE FOXE
Art by SALVA ESPIN
Cover by TODD NAUCK

SABRETOOTH STRIKES! …and he's not the only threat the X-Men are facing! As Jean Grey and Cyclops prepare to embark on a bold new adventure, a sinister foe makes his move from the shadows, unleashing a torrent of new terror. Can an old friend turn the tide—or will it be too late to save Wolverine from being ripped to shreds?!

Monday, May 20

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #1

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #1 cover by Takashi Okazaki

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #1
Written by CODY ZIGLAR
Art by JUSTIN MASON
Cover by TAKASHI OKAZAKI

ENCORE! YOU WANTED MORE! In a world without NORMAN OSBORN, SPIDER-PUNK REIGNS! This ain't no victory lap though—as HOBIE BROWN and team try to rebuild society, JUSTIN HAMMER & DOCTOR OTTO OCTAVIUS have other plans... like introducing the world to the SPIDER-SLAYING SENTINELS! Cody Ziglar (MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN) & Justin Mason (SPIDER-MAN 2099: DARK GENESIS) reunite to bring the Brooklyn boy back with the whole crew you know and love! Grab your boots, your instruments, your amps and LET'S GO!

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #2

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #2 cover by Takashi Okazaki

SPIDER-PUNK: ARMS RACE (2024) #2
Written by CODY ZIGLAR
Art by JUSTIN MASON
Cover by TAKASHI OKAZAKI

BREAK IT DOWN! HOBIE BROWN and the SPIDER-BAND are about to have their hands—or should we say arms—filled as DOCTOR OCTOPUS takes to the streets! Will the appearance of WAKANDA's T'CHALLA and SHURI help turn the tide?

Monday, May 27

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #4

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #4 cover by Phil Noto

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #4
Written by CAVAN SCOTT
Art by MARIKA CRESTA and JAMES TOWE
Cover by PHIL NOTO

INTO THE NIHIL OCCLUSION ZONE! JEDI MASTER KEEVE TRENNIS has disobeyed direct orders from CORUSCANT and entered NIHIL space. Her mission: to find and save a soul who was thought lost. Familiar faces from PHASE I of STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC return...but not as they used to be!

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #5

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #5 cover by Phil Noto

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC [PHASE III] (2023) #5
Written by CAVAN SCOTT
Art by MARIKA CRESTA and ARIO ANINDITO
Cover by PHIL NOTO

MONSTER AND APPRENTICE! An exciting new arc begins! Lightsabers clash as KEEVE TRENNIS finally finds what she's been searching for in the NIHIL OCCLUSION ZONE! What is the secret of the ancient ruin? And can Keeve trust LOURNA DEE when she needs her the most? The JEDI'S deepest fears manifest as a face from the past makes a SHOCKING appearance!

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