First Look | Marvel Comics 6/28: X-Factor #8, Wolverine #43, and Moon Knight: Director’s Cut

Civil War continues to wreak havoc in these two upcoming issues from Marvel Comics hitting store shelves June 28th!

Quicksilver, Spider-Man, Civil War Tie-in -X-Factor #8 A Must Have

X-Factor has been one of the breakout successes of the last year, spinning out of last year's blockbuster mini-series House of M, and things are about to get even more exciting for Jamie Madrox and crew as Quicksilver and Spider-Man guest-star.

X-Factor #8, the first part of a Civil War tie-in, shows the team of X-Factor Investigations as the Superhero Registration Act comes bearing down on the super-hero community. But as X-Factor stands on the verge of Civil War, a vilified former member makes his return.

Quicksilver was a founding member of the second incarnation of X-Factor, but is he now a friend or foe? And just what does Pietro have in mind for Mutant Town?

And Quicksilver isn't the only guest-star as a certain Friendly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler stops by. Now that wouldn't have anything to do with Civil War, would it?

Peter David and Dennis Calero pack all this and more into X-Factor #8. If you're a fan of anything, X-Factor #8 is for you!

X-FACTOR #8 (APR062074)
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by DENNIS CALERO
Cover by RYAN SOOK
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC -6/8, On Sale -6/28/2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Civil War Explodes and Iron Man Guest-Stars in Wolverine #43

After the Stamford Massacre seen in Civil War #1, Wolverine makes it his personal mission to find and stop the person responsible. In Wolverine #43, a Civil War tie-in, Wolverine also has a face-to-face confrontation with Iron Man. If you think you know which side Logan's on, you better think again.

But Logan isn't the only one with a vendetta. A mysterious trio is also hot on Nitro's tail and their identities are sure to have repercussions for Wolverine and the larger Marvel Universe.

Marc Guggenheim and Humberto Ramos's first issue in Wolverine #42 has met with a tremendous reaction as Wolverine dives head-first into Civil War. In fact, part 1 of "Vendetta"has completely sold out at Diamond and at this time, Marvel has no plans to go back to press.

The early reviews have also been overwhelming enthusiastic of Martijn Form of SilverBulletComicBooks.com said, "For any fan of Humberto Ramos or Wolverine, this issue is money well spent."

Can Wolverine stop Nitro before he does it again? And will this mysterious trio beat Logan to the punch? Find out in Wolverine #43.

WOLVERINE #43 (APR062071)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99
FOC -6/8, On Sale -6/28/2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Behind the Madness in Moon Knight #1 Director's Cut

Moon Knight has made a triumphant return in his very own ongoing series thanks to Charlie Huston and David Finch. Now, you can see how Huston and Finch captured lightening in a bottle and restored the Fist of Khonshu to his former greatness in Moon Knight #1 Director's Cut.

Featuring Charlie Huston's script of the first issue as well as early sketches by David Finch, Moon Knight #1 Director's Cut is the definitive look behind how Moon Knight became one of the most popular characters in the Marvel Universe once again.

Moon Knight #1 was an overwhelmingly successful relaunch, especially considering that Moon Knight hasn't had his own series in almost a decade. Retailers were happy to report that Moon Knight #1 was flying off their shelves complimenting the critical success it has received.

Robert Guadagno, retailer, New Moon Comics said, "This is the first time, in over 30 years of my involvement in this industry (as a fan and currently a retailer) that I've read the same book multiple times in one sitting. Everything about Moon Knight #1 was perfect to me, the story; although not what I expected at the end, was heart wrenching. David's art was exactly what Moon Knight deserves -Impact, emotion, and most of all respect!"

Greg Bolger of Academy Comics said, "Fans are loving this series so far and the reaction is extremely positive. Charlie Huston and David Finch hit a home run with this gritty book and deliver fans the Moon Knight they've been waiting for."

Pick up Moon Knight #1 Director's Cut to see how Huston and Finch have put Moon Knight back on top.

MOON KNIGHT #1 DIRECTOR'S CUT (APR068124)
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FOC -6/8, On Sale -6/28/2006

 

 

 

 

Want to learn more? Check out our in-depth interview with Moon Knight writer Charlie Huston and a look at the first 8-pages of the first issue!

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