Marvel Comics 12.24.08 | A Merry Marvel Christmas!

hulkclaus.jpgThe House of Ideas offers a teasing look at what’s hitting stores on Christmas Eve, plus a sneak peek at Thor #600, due out early in ’09.

 

 

Hulk and Superstar Jeph Loeb Continue To Smash And Sell-Out!

Marvel is pleased to announce one of 2008’s most incredible new series has done it again, as Hulk #7 and Hulk #8 have both sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at retail level)! This makes eight successful sell-outs in a row for the Green Goliash! Eisner-Winning, Emmy-Winning scribe Jeph Loeb and superstar artists Frank Cho and Art Adams have delivered two pulse pounding stories that are bound to have you engrossed from beginning to end! Join the Jade Giant along with the Rulk, the Sentry, Moon-Knight, She-Hulk and the Lady Liberators for all the gamma radiated action you can handle!

If you read one book this winter, make sure it’s the one that never stops wowing the critics!

"The art and the action are great…Both stories are phenomenal!" – Ryan Broussard, Comixtreme.com

"One of the books I read most eagerly each month…It’s primal, savage, beautifully-illustrated fisticuff fun." – Timothy Callahan, ComicBookResources.com

And with the holidays coming up, celebrate it with a Gamma-Sized Gift-don’t miss Hulk #9 with Santa Hulk Variant covers, illustrated by acclaimed artist Ed McGuinness! Plus, looking for the perfect gift? Pick up a copy of Hulk Vol. 1: Red Hulk Premiere HC, collecting the best-selling first six issues that had the entire comic industry buzzing! Hulk versus Iron Man! Hulk versus Thor! Hulk versus…Hulk! And more!

HULK #9 (OCT082409)
HULK #9 SANTA HULK VARIANT (OCT088110)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & 50/50 Covers by ART ADAMS & FRANK CHO
50/50 Variant Covers by ED MCGUINNESS
Sketch Wraparound Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Rated A …$2.99
FOC-12/4/08, On-Sale-12/24/08

HULK VOL. 1: RED HULK PREMIERE HC (AUG082438)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by ED MCGUINNESS
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Rated A …$24.99
On-Sale Now!!!

 

Ultimatum #2: The End Is The Beginning

ULTIMATUM #2 (of 5) (SEP082309)

ULTIMATUM #2 (of 5) MCGUINNESS VARIANT (SEP082310)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by ED McGUINNESS

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC-12/4/08, On-Sale-12/24/08

Who Will Stand Together Once Again In New Avengers: The Reunion?

Bring On The Bad Guys!

Marvel is pleased to Bring On The Bad Guys with all-new villain variant covers to Captain America #45 and Daredevil #114 by the acclaimed Lee Bermejo, along with the villain variant to Nova #20 by superstar Mike Deodato!

Stay tuned to Marvel.Com for more debuts of these sinister villain variant covers!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #45 (OCT082396)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #45 VILLAIN VARIANT (OCT082397)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by LUKE ROSS
Cover by STEVE EPTING
Villain Variant by LEE BERMEJO
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC-12/4/08, On-Sale-12/24/08

DAREDEVIL #114 (OCT082402)
DAREDEVIL #114 VILLAIN VARIANT (OCT082403)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MICHAEL LARK
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Villain Variant by LEE BERMEJO
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC-12/4/08, On-Sale-12/24/08

NOVA #20 (OCT082432)
NOVA #20 VILLAIN VARIANT (OCT082433)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by WELLINTON ALVES
Cover by MIKE DEODATO, JR.
Villain Variant by MIKE DEODATO, JR.
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC-12/4/08, On-Sale-12/24/08

THOR #600 Variant And New Interior Art Revealed!

Marvel is pleased to both unveil the variant to Thor #600 from superstar artist Olivier Coipel and announce that acclaimed penciller David Aja (Immortal Iron Fist) will be illustrating Stan Lee’s special all-new story! The Thor creative team of J. Michael Straczynski and Olivier Coipel present an epic story for this historic milestone issue as Thor clashes with an opponent unlike any he’s ever faced! Along with a special story by Chris Giarrusso, plus variant covers by Marko Djurdjevic and Gabriele Dell’Otto, this special issue-clocking in over 100 pages-is a can’t miss for any Marvel fan! This is the series that IGN.Com called "one of the best the superhero genre has to offer. The series also has an entirely original tone that sets it apart from its top tier comrades."

 

This January, lightning strikes stronger than ever before in Thor #600!

 

THOR #600 (NOV082404)

THOR #600 DELL’OTTO VARIANT (NOV082405)

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, STAN LEE & CHRIS GIARRUSSO

Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL, CHRIS GIARRUSSO & DAVID AJA

Wraparound Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

Variant Wraparound Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Variant Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

Rated T+ …$4.99

FOC – 12/18/08   ON SALE – 1/21/08

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