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imhvheaderRecover from your New Years hangover with the debut issue of Adam Warren's Iron Man: Hypervelocity, plus the second issues of Kaare Andrews' futuristic tale Spider-Man: Reign and Warren Ellis' twisted revival of the New Universe in newuniversal.  

Iron Man: Hypervelocity Delivers Non-Stop Tech Action

Looking for a break-neck paced story complete with tech-laced and blood-boiling action? Well, kick your need for action in armor into overdrive with Iron Man: Hypervelocity #1.

Featuring an all-new and uniquely improved Iron Man armor, Iron Man Hypervelocity finds this new armor put to the test immediately. But why has Tony designed yet another version of his Iron Man armor? This twist you are guaranteed not to see coming!

Caught in the crossfire between two heavily armed groups outfitted with bleeding-edge technology, Iron Man is about to be pushed to his technological and biological limits. When mysterious enemies that are far faster and deadlier descend on old Shellhead, Iron Man just may not survive the onslaught of ultra-tech war machinery.

Page for page, Iron Man: Hypervelocity #1 stands rocket boots and repulser rays above the competition when it comes to action.

IRON MAN: HYPERVELOCITY #1 (of 6) (NOV062300)
Written by ADAM WARREN
Penciled by BRIAN DENHAM
Cover by ADAM WARREN
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC -12/14, On-Sale -1/4/2007

 

Spider-Man: Reign #1 Sells Out

Kaare Andrew's story of an aged Peter Parker coming out of retirement has struck a chord with fans, leading the first issue of Spider-Man: Reign to sell out at Diamond. Marvel is rushing back to press with a new interior art variant cover by Andrews guaranteed to only increase the conversation swirling around this book.

"There has been a lot of talk that this mini-series is to be the Dark Knight Returns moment for the Spider-Man franchise. One issue into it and I'd say we're well on our way to just such an occurrence,"says Kevin Huxford of Newsarama.

A searing vision of Spider-Man's future, Spider-Man: Reign cuts to the core of what makes Peter Parker a hero. In a future New York City where super heroes are banished and those closest to him are gone, will Peter Parker find the inner strength to be a hero once again or will he succumb to the despair that has ravaged the Big Apple?

Do not miss Spider-Man: Reign #1 Second Printing Variant as this Kaare Andrews mini-series is quickly becoming an essential story for any fan of the Wall-Crawler.

Be advised, copies of Spider-Man: Reign #1 may still be available at the retail level.

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #1 (OF 4) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (OCT068239)
Written by KAARE ANDREWS
Art & Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC -12/20, On-Sale -1/10/2007

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #2 (of 4) (NOV062281)
Written by KAARE ANDREWS
Pencils and Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC -12/14, On-Sale -1/4/2007

Ellis and Larroca's newuniversal Delivers

Warren Ellis and Salvador Larroca have reinvented the New Universe in the pages of newuniveral. After the celestial phenomenon from the first issue, the White Event, ordinary people across the globe now have to come to terms with their new existences and abilities in newuniversal #2.

Presenting a world witnessing super human power for the first time, Ellis and Larroca reintroduce the classic New Universe characters, but with a decidedly different spin. The man who would become Starbrand has just lost his girlfriend and now has seemingly limitless power at his fingertips. But as seen in this preview, people fear that which they don't understand, which inevitably leads to tragedy.

Tobey Cook of SilverBulletComicBooks.com called newuniversal #1 "a book I can recommend"and "a fun read."

For a sprawling, realistic but epic take on super humans by Ellis and top-notch Larroca art, you must check out the New Universe reborn in the pages of newuniversal.

newuniversal #2 (NOV062310)
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Pencils and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC -12/14, On-Sale -1/4/2007

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