Marvel Comics 06.04-11.08 | Judge a Book by its Cover

skrull.jpgI know "they" say you shouldn’t do that, but that’s all the Marvel preview gods have for us to share this week! Check out upcoming covers, variants, and second prints of Invincible Iron Man, Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas, Ultimate Origins, and a whole heap o’ Secret Invasion tie-ins. Covers can’t be all we have to offer, can it? Ah, we’ll throw in a 5-page preview of the Stephen King adaptation Dark Tower: The Long Road Home as a special bonus. Just for you.

 

 

What Are The Secrets Of The Ultimate Universe?

The secrets behind the Ultimate Universe are about to be revealed.

 

But is this the end of the beginning…

 

…or the beginning of the end?

 

Brian Michael Bendis and Butch Guice reveal the secret history of the Ultimate Universe in Ultimate Origins!

ULTIMATE ORIGINS #1 (of 5) (APR082246)

ULTIMATE ORIGINS #1 (of 5) TURNER VARIANT (APR082247)

ULTIMATE ORIGINS #1 (of 5) TURNER VARIANT SKETCH VARIANT (MAR088241)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by BUTCH GUICE

50/50 Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

50/50 Cover by GABRIELLE DELL’OTTO

Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

Rated T+ …$2.99

FOC-5/15/08, On-Sale-6/4/08

 

Invincible Iron Man & Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas Soar To New Printings!

Marvel is pleased to announce that both Invincible Iron Man #1 and Iron Viva Las Vegas #1, featuring the star of the #1 movie for two weeks, have sold out at Diamond and will return with new printings! Invincible Iron Man #1 Second Printing features two variant covers, one featuring the first armor from the hit film, as painted by Ryan Meinerberg, and the second featuring a new version of the standard cover by Salvador Larroca (which will be revealed later this week)! Meanwhile, Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas #1 Second Printing Variant, from Iron Man director Jon Favreau, sports a new cover featuring the stunning interior art of Adi Granov!

 

"We’re happy to see that fans, new and old, were able to discover both the new Iron Man series we launched along side the hit movie," said David Gabriel, Senior Vice-President of Sales & Circulation. "With these new printings and lots of new Iron Man collections in stores, there’s never been a better time to be an Iron Man fan!"

 

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all issues of Invincible Iron Man and Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas, as the hero continues to generate buzz all over the world!

 

 

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1 SECOND PRINTING LARROCA VARIANT (MAR088276)

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1 SECOND PRINTING MOVIE VARIANT (MAR088277)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Pencils & 50/50 Variant Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

50/50 Variant Cover by RYAN MEINERDING

Rated A …$2.99

FOC-05/22/08, On-Sale-06/11/08

IRON MAN: VIVA LAS VEGAS #1 (of 4) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088022)

Written by JON FAVREAU

Pencils & Cover by ADI GRANOV

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-05/22/08, On-Sale-06/11/08

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #2 (APR082272)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Art & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

50/50 Variant Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

Rated A …$2.99

FOC-05/15/08, On-Sale-06/04/08

IRON MAN: VIVA LAS VEGAS #2 (of 4) (APR082275)

Written by JON FAVREAU

Pencils & Cover by ADI GRANOV

Rated T+ …$3.99 

FOC-05/15/08, On-Sale-06/04/08

Secret Invasion  & Tie-Ins Return With New Printings!

The comic book event of year continues as fans, retailers and critics agree-Secret Invasion is a smash hit! Due to overwhelming demand, leading to quick sell outs at Diamond, Marvel is pleased to announce they’ll be going back to press with new printings of Secret Invasion #1, Secret Invasion #2, New Avengers #40 and Mighty Avengers #12! Each of these new printings, which continue the quick sell outs for all Secret Invasion tie-in issues, are written by event architect Brian Michael Bendis and reveal just how deep the Skrulls plans go!

 

Secret Invasion #1 Third Printing Variant features a black & white version cover of artist Leinil Yu’s stunning cover to the issue.

 

Secret Invasion #2 Second Printing Variant features the art of interior artist Leinil Yu on the cover, highlighting a terrifying new development in the Skrull invasion!

 

New Avengers #40 Second Printing Variant features the art of interior artist Jim Cheung on the cover, revealing just how the Skrulls prepared for their overwhelming invasion of Earth!

 

Mighty Avengers #13 Second Printing Variant features a top secret cover, with such massive implications for the Marvel Universe that w can’t show you any of the art! Nick Fury’s new team, the Secret Warriors, are assembled in this issue and you can’t miss out on the origin of the team that will shake the Marvel Universe to its core!

 

Now that the Invasion is underway and the world’s greatest heroes face impossible odds, have the Skrulls already won? Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Secret Invasion and all tie-ins, as they continue to sell out quickly at Diamond. The Skrulls are here…and who do you trust?

 

Please note that Secret Invasion #1, Secret Invasion #2, New Avengers #40 and Mighty Avengers #13 may still be available at the retail level.

 

SECRET INVASION #1 (of 8) THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (FEB088167)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

SECRET INVASION #2 (of 8) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088025)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

NEW AVENGERS #40 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088024)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by JIM CHEUNG

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

Rated A …$2.99

FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

MIGHTY AVENGERS #13 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088054)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by ALEX MALEEV

Cover by TOP SECRET

Rated A …$2.99

FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

 

Roland Confronts The Crimson King in Dark Tower : The Long Road Home #4!

It’s been an arduous journey for Roland Deschain and his ka-tet-but now they’ll come face to face with the embodiment of evil! Enter Dark Tower : The Long Road Home #4, as the chart-topping team of writers Robin Furth & Peter David, artists Jae Lee & Richard Isanove continue the critically-acclaimed sequel to last year’s national best-seller, based on Stephen King’s seminal Dark Tower novels! Roland’s spirit confronts the Crimson King himself while Alain & Cuthbert fend off a pack of deadly wolves as they struggle to protect an unconscious Roland!

 

Marvel is also pleased to announce that due to an overwhelming demand, causing a sell-out at Diamond, Dark Tower: The Long Road Home #2 is going back to print! Dark Tower: The Long Road Home #2 Second Printing Variant features the gorgeous interior art of Jae Lee on a new cover!

 

As the penultimate issue of the series arrives, can Roland and his friends possibly triumph? Or does more tragedy await? Find out in Dark Tower: The Long Road Home #4! Plus, don’t miss Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born Premiere HC, collecting the first sold-out limited series that was a national best-seller and topped critic’s charts as one of the best comics of 2007!

 

For more on Dark Tower , please visit http://www.stephenking.com/ and http://www.marvel.com/darktower

 

DARK TOWER : THE LONG ROAD HOME #4 (of 5) (APR082236)

DARK TOWER : THE LONG ROAD HOME #4 (of 5) GARNEY VARIANT (APR082237)

DARK TOWER : THE LONG ROAD HOME #4 (of 5) LEE SKETCH VARIANT (APR082238)

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Penciled by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Variant Cover by RON GARNEY & KLAUS JANSON

Sketch Variant Cover by JAE LEE

Parental Advisory…$3.99

FOC-5/15/08, On-Sale-6/04/08

DARK TOWER : THE LONG ROAD HOME #2 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088019)

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Penciled by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Parental Advisory…$3.99

FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

DARK TOWER : THE GUNSLINGER BORN PREMIERE HC (SEP072167)

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Penciled by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Parental Advisory …$24.99

ON-SALE NOW!

 

 

 

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