Marvel Comics 05.11-18.11 | The Return of Canada’s Finest

 Hot off their return in Chaos War, Canada’s greatest superteam regroups in time for Fear Itself in Alpha Flight #0.1 and the Psycho-Man crashes Spidey’s first lecture at Avengers Academy in Amazing Spider-Man #661, plus the Future Foundation faces off against a veritable army of Deadly Reed Richardses (no, really!) in FF #3, then teams up with their old pal the Sentinel of the Spaceways in Silver Surfer #4 and Shellhead battles a monster made of Stone in Invincible Iron Man #504.

 

 

Your First Look At ALPHA FLIGHT #0.1
 
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Alpha Flight #0.1, from New York Times bestselling writers Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente and acclaimed artist Ben Oliver! As Fear Itself approaches, The fan-favorite super hero team returns in this special POINT ONE issue, a great starting point for new readers! Meet the founding members that made Alpha Flight great! Super-powered terrorists attack as the nation goes to the polls on Election Day and the country’s greatest heroes rise to stop them — but are they on the right side?
 
“Alpha Flight Fans rejoice! One of comics’ greatest teams is back in their own book! Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak have crafted a perfect jumping on point for the new reader and AF loyalists alike,” said Marvel Senior Editor Mark Paniccia. “In just a few pages, the two scribes get you caught up with your favorite heroes, get them right into the action and seed a major plot point for the new maxi-series debuting in June with fan-favorite artist extraordinaire, Dale Eaglesham. Get on the horn, the message boards, communication devices of all types and tell your friends that Alpha Flight is back!”
 
Get in on the ground floor for one of this year’s hottest new series before they head into the fight of their lives during Fear Itself! Do you fear your country turning on you? Watch as the team gets drawn into a civil war all its own this May, only in Alpha Flight #0.1!
 
ALPHA FLIGHT #0.1 (MAR110629)
Written by GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by BEN OLIVER
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 4/25/11. On Sale – 5/18/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
The AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Trains Avengers Academy!
 
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Amazing Spider-Man #661, from fan favorite creators Christos Gage and Reilly Brown! Class is in session as Spider-Man heads to Avengers Academy to take the next generation of Earth’s Mightiest out for an exercise that’ll quickly go from pass/fail to live/die when the Psycho-Man crashes the lecture. And that’s not all because when Giant Man finds himself face to face with the giant Monsteroso, the FF makes a mighty Marvel guest appearance! This May, don’t miss all the non-stop action, and the “Day in the Life of Spider-Man” backup story by Paul Benjamin and Javier Pulido, only in the extra-sized Amazing Spider-Man #661!
 
 
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #661 (MAR110664)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #661 X-MEN EVOLUTIONS VARIANT (MAR110665)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE & PAUL BENJAMIN
Penciled by REILLY BROWN & JAVIER PULIDO
Cover by ED McGUINNESS
X-Men Evolutions Variant by MARIO ALBERTI
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 4/25/11. On Sale – 5/18/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your First Look At FF #3
 
Marvel is pleased to present to your first look at FF #3, from chart-topping comics superstars Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting! What deal has Valeria Richards struck with long time villain, Dr. Doom? The Council of Deadly Reed Richardses has targeted our universe and it’s up to the FF and their new recruit to put an end to their madness! Can the combined might of the Future Foundation and Doom stand against an army of the world’s smartest man or does the former ruler of Latveria have an ace up his sleeve?  Find out as the book that ComicBookResources.com calls “near perfect” continues its runaway ride through the farthest reaches of the Marvel Universe this May, only in FF #3!
 
FF #3 (MAR110682)
FF #3 CHARACTER VARIANT (MAR110684)
FF #3 X-MEN EVOLUTIONS VARIANT (MAR110683)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by STEVE EPTING
Covers by DANIEL ACUÑA
Character Variant by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
X-Men Evolutions Variant by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Rated A …$2.99
FOC – 4/18/11. On Sale – 5/11/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
The FF & The Silver Surfer Take On the High Evolutionary!
 
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Silver Surfer #4 (of 5), from writer Greg Pak and artists Harvey Tolibao & Iban Coello! The all-new FF jump in to aid a depowered Silver Surfer in the fight to save the world from the High Evolutionary’s catastrophic new scheme. With a herald of his own and limitless power at his fingertips, will the High Evolutionary succeed in rebooting the planet? What will it take for the Future Foundation and the Silver Surfer to regain the power cosmic and save the Marvel Universe? Find out the answers to these questions and more this May, in Silver Surfer #4 (of 5)!
 
SILVER SURFER #4 (of 5) (MAR110709)
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by HARVEY TOLIBAO & IBAN COELLO
Cover by LEE WEEKS
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 4/25/11. On Sale – 5/18/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FEAR ITSELF Goes Global In INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #504
 
Marvel is proud to present your first look at Invincible Iron Man #504, from the Eisner Award-winning team of Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca! Fear Itself has transformed the City of Light into a City of Stone! With chaos erupting worldwide, one of Tony Stark’s oldest, most dangerous enemies unleashes himself on an unsuspecting Paris. But why has this criminal mastermind lured the Armored Avenger half a world away…and what role do both play in the Serpent’s plans for the human race? Peer into the madness of Fear Itself as Marvel’s man of science collides with a monster made of stone this May, only in Invincible Iron Man #504!
 
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #504 (MAR110618)
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #504 X-MEN EVOLUTIONS VARIANT (MAR110619)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
X-Men Evolutions Variant by BRANDON PETERSON
Rated A …$3.99
FOC – 4/25/11. On Sale – 5/18/11
 

 

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