PREVIEWS: Marvel Comics Shipping June 6

Wed, June 6th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at some of their most anticipated new issues shipping today to comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Avengers: The Initiative," "Ms. Marvel," "Iron Man" and "Uncanny X-Men," stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss them with fellow fans.

target="PopUp">AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #3
COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG

WRITER: DAN SLOTT

PENCILS: STEFANO CASELLI

INKS: STEFANO CASELLI

COLORED BY: DANIELE RUDONI

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

"Bug Hunt"

He's BACK IN BLACK and right in the Initiative's sights! Join WAR MACHINE and his assault team as they hunt down the #1 unregistered hero in America: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! Also: which former mutant has the BEAST brought in to train TRAUMA? And introducing the Initiative's all-new Black Ops Unit-- a team with a secret that will make this the can't-miss-comic of '07!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: 2007-06-06

target="PopUp">IRON MAN #18
COVER BY: GERALD PAREL

WRITER: DANIEL KNAUF

CHARLES KNAUF

PENCILS: ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

INKS: JONATHAN SIBAL

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Tony Stark and Maya Hansen are friends and colleagues. But tensions develop – professional and otherwise – when their views on Maya's research begin to clash. While Maya weighs a tempting offer from a suspicious source, Tony must wrestle with his conscience as a global threat develops. Here's a hint: Ten Rings of Power:

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: 2007-06-06

target="PopUp">MS. MARVEL #16

COVER BY: GREG HORN

WRITER: BRIAN REED

PENCILS: AARON LOPRESTI

INKS: MATT RYAN

COLORED BY: CHRIS SOTOMAYOR

LETTERED BY: DAVE SHARPE

THE STORY:

Ms. Marvel vs. Wonder Man -- at M.O.D.O.K.'s command! She might want to date him -- but can she stop him from killing her? This one has it all: a super hero slugfest high above Seattle! A coup in the ranks of A.I.M.! Action so hot it will singe even M.O.D.O.K.'s huge eyebrows! So be there as Brian Reed (NEW AVENGERS: ILLUMINATI) and Aaron Lopresti (INCREDIBLE HULK) lock two members of the Mighty Avengers in the ultimate lover's quarrel!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: 2007-06-06

target="PopUp">UNCANNY X-MEN #487

COVER BY: SALVADOR LARROCA

WRITER: ED BRUBAKER

PENCILS: SALVADOR LARROCA

INKS: SALVADOR LARROCA

COLORED BY: FRANK D'ARMATA

LETTERED BY: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

THE STORY:

The X-Men are back from space! Well, half of them, anyway. The team is shattered, broken and separated. The group that has returned to earth is finding it much worse than how they left it-- especially underground. Attacks in the Morlock Tunnels immediately grab the X-Men's attention. What do these attacks have to do with the future of the mutant race? Maybe special guest-star Storm can get to the bottom of all this!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: 2007-06-06

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