Marvel Comics 04.15.09 | A single shot of Stephen King – UPDATED!

dt_sorcerer-header.jpgMarvel’s adaptation of the much-loved King classic continues in the special one-shot Dark Tower: Sorceror #1, due in stores this week, and we’ve got your 6-page preview. Now updated with previews of two more tie-ins due this week: Stephen King’s The Stand: American Nightmares #2 and the finale to the video game adaptation Halo Uprising.

 

 

Dark Tower: Sorcerer #1 One-Shot Hits Stores THIS WEEK!

 

There is no man more deceitful in Mid-World than Marten Broadcloak and in Dark Tower: Sorcerer #1, the all-star creative team of writer Robin Furth and artist Richard Isanove, delve into the life of lies he leads-and it’s on-sale this week! The Crimson King continues his hunt for Maerlyn’s grapefruit while seemingly unaware of a potential roadblock, Marten Broadcloak. The dark magician has his eyes set on one thing and one thing only, the linchpin of time and space, the Dark Tower .

 

The aberrant relationship between Broadcloak and Maerlyn’s grapefruit leads to unexpected deaths and resurrections in Gilead . How much does the malevolent sorcerer know and what will happen when people stand in his way? Head on over to your comic shops now and get the answers in Dark Tower: Sorcerer #1 on sale this week!

 

And don’t forget, in May the next chapter in the Dark Tower opus begins! Dark Tower : The Fall Of Gilead #1 (of 6), by the powerhouse, chart-topping team of Robin Furth, Peter David and Richard Isanove, hits comic shops everywhere!

 

Plus, don’t miss Dark Tower: Treachery Premiere HC, collecting the red-hot, acclaimed limited series from Robin Furth, Peter David, Jae Lee and Richard Isanove!

 

For more on Dark Tower , please visit StephenKing.com and Marvel.com’s Dark Tower hub.

 

DARK TOWER: SORCERER #1 (JAN092438)

Written by Robin Furth

Art & Cover by Richard Isanove

Parental Advisory…$3.99

©2008 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

ON SALE – 4/15/09

DARK TOWER : THE FALL OF GILEAD #1 (of 6) (MAR092495)

DARK TOWER : THE FALL OF GILEAD #1 (of 6) GRANOV VARIANT (MAR092496)

DARK TOWER : THE FALL OF GILEAD #1 (of 6) SKETCH VARIANT (MAR092497)

Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID

Art by RICHARD ISANOVE

Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Variant Cover by ADI GRANOV

Sketch Variant by RICHARD ISANOVE

Parental Advisory…$3.99

©2009 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

FOC – 4/23/09, ON SALE – 5/13/09

 

DARK TOWER: TREACHERY PREMIERE HC (JAN092437)

Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID

Penciled JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Parental Advisory …$24.99

On-Sale-4/22/09

 

The Stand: American Nightmares #2 Hits Comic Shop Shelves Today!

 

Randal Flagg strikes again! On sale now, The Stand: American Nightmares #2 (of 5), the cross-country journey of the maniacal magician sets sparks across the dying American countryside. The masterful adaptation of Stephen King’s seminal novel continues as writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Mike Perkins ramp it up a notch with each issue. Not only is Randall Flagg causing trouble, but also a delirious pyromaniac, the Trashcan Man, is coping the only way he knows how… by blowing things up! Things aren’t looking too good for our survivors and in The Stand: American Nightmares #2 (of 5), on sale now, you’ll find out why!

 

And don’t forget about critically-acclaimed The Stand: Captain Trips Premiere HC, exclusively at comic shops and online comics retailers, to make sure you’re all caught up for this epic story!

 

Rita and Larry Underwood are planning to leave New York and that cannot be good for anyone! The bad guys are on the rise and any survivors don’t stand a chance. So head on over to your comic shop TODAY and see just how it all pans out in The Stand: American Nightmares #2 (of 5)!

For more on The Stand, please visit www.marvel.com/thestand or http://www.stephenking.com/.

 

THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #2 (of 5) (FEB092457)

THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #2 (of 5) PERKINS VARIANT (FEB092458)

THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #2 (of 5) SKETCH VARIANT (FEB092459)

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by MIKE PERKINS

Cover by Lee Bermejo

Variant Cover by MIKE PERKINS

Parental Advisory …$3.99

ON SALE NOW!

 

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC (DEC082308)

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC LIMITED EDITION VARIANT (DEC082309)

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by MIKE PERKINS

Covers by MIKE PERKINS & LEE BERMEJO

Parental Advisory SLC …$24.99

ON SALE NOW!

 

Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King.

Halo Uprising #4 Hits Stores TODAY!

Suit up and get ready for the battle that’ll decide the fate of universe in Halo ® Uprising #4, on-sale today! From the Eisner-winning team of writer Brian Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, witness the stunning conclusion to the acclaimed limited series exploring the important events bridging the blockbuster Halo 2 and Halo 3 video games! This is the Halo you know and love-right down the smallest details- gorgeously rendered by Maleev! As the Covenant closes in on a mystical key that may turn the war in their favor, it’s up to everyone’s favorite Master Chief to keep that from happening!

 

"Comics like this are important," gushed Brendan McGuirk of PopCultureShock.Com. "This issue is an accomplishment. The insanely talented creative team of Bendis and Maleev deliver a thoughtful, beautiful, action-driven story for hardcore Halo fans and n00bs alike."

 

Don’t miss Halo Uprising #4, in stores today! For more on Halo graphic fiction adaptations, please visit http://marvel.com/comics/Halo

 

HALO: UPRISING #4 (of 4) (AUG072194)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils and Cover by ALEX MALEEV

17 and Up/$3.99

ON SALE NOW!

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