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FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2009

MARVEL COMICS FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: CABLE #17

Cable #17 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Duane Swierczynski, with art by Paul Gulacy and a cover by Dave Wilkins.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Hope is lost. Literally -- lost in time, with Cable stranded in the future, unable to travel back to save her. For the first time in Hopešs short life, the so-called 'mutant messiah' has to fend for herself... and now she's hiding out in a futuristic city born of the ashes of Cablešs greatest enemy, Stryfe."

Cable #17 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: CAPTAIN AMERICA THEATER OF WAR: TO SOLDIER ON

Captain America Theater of War: To Soldier On will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Paul Jenkins, with art by Fernando Blanco and a cover by Phil Noto.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"During the battle for Baghdad at the height of the Gulf War, a young Army sergeant witnesses first hand the heroism of a United States super soldier. But a life-altering event will lead him to question the very person he had idolized. Can the symbol of Americašs military might understand the plight of an ordinary soldier who has paid an unimaginable price?"

Captain America Theater of War: To Soldier On4 will be 40 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: DEADPOOL #13

Deadpool #13 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Daniel Way, with art by Shawn Crystal and a cover by Jason Pearson.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

'War of Mutilation,' part 1. Deadpool has ceased to exist, hešs given his good-byes, hešs driven his car into the ocean. Theyšll think hešs dead, but hešll sail away. Then, he becomes a pirate!"

Deadpool #13 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: DOMINIC FORTUNE #1

Dominic Fortune #1 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Howard Chaykin, with art and cover by Chaykin.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"The depressionšs going strong, so when Dominic Fortune is hired to bodyguard Jock Madison, Vaughn Lorillard and P.T. Oakley, three drunk and disorderly Hollywood stars, he jumps at the chance to pick up what looks like a few easy bucks, and maybe have a few laughs in the bargain. But when the trio of old school hambones and horndogs prove to be a bigger pain than he anticipated -- and he accidentally stumbles across a conspiracy headed by mysterious American businessman Malcolm Upshaw and Delatriz Betancourt, the recklessly sexy granddaughter of Confederates who fled Reconstruction for South America -- Fortune finds himself in hot waterŠwith the fate of the USA at stake."

Dominic Fortune #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: INCREDIBLE HERCULES #132

Incredible Herceules #132 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, with art by Reilly Brown and a cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Beginning a story arc so so momentous, Marvel had to give it to readers twice a month for the three months. When terrible threats rise in Svartalfheim, the land of the Dark Elves, only Mighty Thor, Son of Asgard, can hope to triumph! But what happens if the Odinson is temporarily...unavailable? It's Hammer Time for Hercules as the Lion of Olympus gets his thunder on! "

Incredible Herceules #132 will be 32 pages and cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS #4

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #4 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Chris Eliopoulos, with art by Ig Guara and a cover by Karl Kerschl.

Here's how Marvel describes the book:

"Theyšve been up/down/around/about/forward/backward. Theyšve gone to the jungle/ocean/Central Park/outer space. Theyšve scratched/pawed/clawed/gnawed their way throughout all existence, all for this moment! Now theyšve finally found all of the Infinity Gems...so whatšs a moon-puppy to do when hešs given all the power in the universe? Find out here! Featuring a special presidential puppy appearance!"

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #4 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #14

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #14 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Paul Tobin, with art by David Baldeon and a cover by David Williams.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"All Hawkeye wanted was to show the Blonde Phantom a new exhibit at the art gallery, but the art gallery is in a bank lobby, and on this day the bank lobby is featuring more than art; it has a gang of bank robbers! And they're not just any bank robbers...isn't that Bruce Banner with them? Or, hey, maybe it's not. If that's noy Bruce Banner, then a little old fashioned detective work on the part of Hawkeye and the Blonde Phantom should put an end to the 'Banner Bandit' crime spree. And if it is Bruce Banner, then..."

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #14 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: MARVEL DIVAS #2

Marvel Divas #2 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, with art by Tonci Zonjic and a cover by Jelene Kevic Djurdjevic.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"After last issue's shocking revelation, Angelica 'Firestar'Jones seeks out medical advice...from none other than Dr. Stephen Strange. (Paving the way for yet another diva to enter the fray: The nocturnal Night Nurse!) Meanwhile, Monica 'Photon' Rambeau and Patsy 'Hellcat' Walker are drawn back into the lives of their ex-boyfriends of the damned: Brother Voodoo and Daimon Hellstrom, respectively. And Felicia 'Black Cat' Hardy contemplates a return to her life of crime...the claws are out as this mini-series continues!"

Marvel Divas #2 will be 32 pages and cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: THE MARVELS PROJECT #1

The Marvel Project #1 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Ed Brubaker, with art and cover by Steve Epting.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"The centerpiece of Marvel's 70th Anniversary celebration! Who is the mysterious old man who lies on his deathbed in a hospital in 1939, and how does his passing mark the beginning of the first heroic age of the Marvel Universe ‹ and signal the rise of the superhumans? Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting unveil the defining story of the origin of the Marvel Universe, revealing the hidden connections that unite the earliest costumed champions, and whose reverberations are felt dramatically into the present day! Itšs a world on the brink of war, and the race is on to create the world's first super-soldier! Witness the first days of the Human Torch, the Sub-Mariner, and many more-- how they shaped the world to come, and how the future they would create in turn shaped them!"

The Marvels Project #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.



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FIRST LOOK: MS. MARVEL #43

Ms. Marvel #43 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Brian Reed, with art and cover by Sana Takeda.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Karla Sofen's bad day gets worse as the summer's blockbuster Dark Reign event continues. 'War of the Marvels,' Part 2 brings the Dark Avengers to the front lines."

Ms. Marvel #43 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: PRIDE & PREJUDICE #5

Pride & Prejudice #5 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Nancy Butler, with art by Hugo Petrus and a cover by Sonny Liew.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"The final issue, as readers find who weds whom, who is left alone, and if Mrs. Bennet can manage to stop screaming for more than three minutes."

Pride & Prejudice #5 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS #1

Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Mark Millar, with art and cover by Carlos Pacheco.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"When a highly classified secret threatens Captain America, only the newly returned Nick Fury has the tools to bring Œem in! As the first of a series of blockbuster arcs begins: Project Avengers is a go!"

Ultimate Comics Avengers #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Brian Michael Bendis, with art and cover by David LaFuente.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Almost 10 years ago, Ultimate Spider-Man launched the Ultimate line, a reinvention of the Marvel Universe that defied the odds and every expectation. Today, it happens again: This new chapter in the life of the teenaged webslinger picks up in the aftermath of Ultimatum and completely redefines the status quo of Spider-Man for the next generation! With a new supporting cast, new villians and maybe even a new Spider-Man, this new chapter will keep readers guessing month after month."

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: UNCANNY X-MEN #514

Uncanny X-Men #514 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Matt Fraction, with art and cover by Terry Dodson.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Utopia rages on! Norman Osbornšs victory in San Francisco is cemented when the Dark X-Men succeed where the X-Men canšt. All the while the Dark Avengers are forced to watch from the sidelines. But how long will Bullseye and Ares sit idle?"

Uncanny X-Men #514 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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FIRST LOOK: UNCANNY X-MEN FIRST CLASS #2

Uncanny X-Men First Class #2 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Scott Gray, with art and cover by Roger Cruz.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"Nightcrawler thought hešd found sanctuary in Attilan, fabled city of the InhumansŠbut now hešs transgressed their most sacred law! Kurt Wagner stands trial before an angry mob, with Black Bolt the ultimate judge of his fate ­ and if the verdict is guilty, hešs one dead mutant! So will the X-Men stand by and let that happen? Not a chance! Get ready for an explosive battle between the worldšs greatest mutant team and the Inhuman royal family ­ the question is, will Attilan survive it?!"

Uncanny X-Men First Class #2 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.

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FIRST LOOK: X-MEN FOREVER #5

X-Men Forever #5 will arrive in stores on August 12 from Marvel Comics. The issue is written by Chris Claremont, with art and cover by Tom Grummett.

Here's how Marvel describes the issue:

"The team continues to track down someone they used to think was a teammate, but has now turned out to be an imposter! Somehow, this is all linked to the death of Wolverine, and a big, shadowy organization known only as The Consortium."

X-Men Forever #5 will be 32 pages and will cost $3.99.

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