PREVIEWS: Marvel Comics Shipping July 25

Fri, July 20th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new issues shipping next week, July 25, to comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss them with fellow readers.

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IRON MAN #20

COVER BY: GERALD PAREL

WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE

PENCILS: BUTCH GUICE

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

A WORLD WAR HULK TIE-IN! With Iron Man missing after his battle with the Hulk, S.H.I.E.L.D. is thrown into chaos! Acting Director "Dum Dum" Dugan has to decide whether to try to find Tony Stark, the man who's pushed S.H.I.E.L.D. in a direction he disagrees with...or whether to seize control and run things his way. Also, discover the fate of Iron Man after facing the Hulk's wrath!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #7

COVER BY: TRAVEL FOREMAN

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

ED BRUBAKER

PENCILS: TRAVEL FOREMAN

INKS:

COLORED BY: MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

LETTERED BY: VC - TBD

THE STORY:

Her name was Wu Ao-Shi, and she was known as the Pirate Queen of Pinghai Bay...and that all came after she left K'un-Lun and took the power of the Iron Fist with her. Kicking her way out of the pages of THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST #2, this stand-alone issue tells the story of Wu Ao-Shi, from the moment she became the first woman to touch the heart of Shou-Lao the Undying, to her mysterious, controversial and epic ending. At long last, America: someone has combined pirates, kicking, girls, and Iron Fist into a single comic book. You're welcome.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

MIGHTY AVENGERS #4

COVER BY: FRANK CHO

WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

PENCILS: FRANK CHO

INKS: FRANK CHO

COLORED BY: JASON KEITH

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

Ultron has taken over the world!! The Black Widow has taken over S.H.I.E.L.D.! The Sentry's life is changed FOREVER! And the rest of the Avengers are faced with the power of the new Iron Man unleashed!!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

ONSLAUGHT REBORN #4

COVER BY: ROB LIEFELD AND J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

WRITER: JEPH LOEB

PENCILS: ROB LIEFELD

COLORED BY: ROB LIEFELD

LETTERED BY: RICHARD STARKINGS

THE STORY:

The biggest action in comics keeps getting bigger! What's happened to the Earth? Where have the Heroes Reborn heroes come from?!? Humanity's greatest scourge-Onslaught-is on the rise…and he's setting the stage to become a major player in the Marvel Universe! You'd better read this issue in your car, because you're gonna need a seatbelt!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #39

COVER BY: CLAYTON CRAIN

WRITER: ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

PENCILS: LEE WEEKS

INKS: STEFANO GAUDIANO

COLORED BY: DAN KEMP

LETTERED BY: CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

Eddie Brock is a man consumed. By his cancer, by demons real and imagined, by his past as the deadly villain Venom. While his arch-foe Peter Parker and a group of his family and friends hold a sance conducted by Madame Web to try and reach the comatose May, Brock will set in motion a plan that will either redeem all his past wrongs or damn him to everlasting

suffering…Which will he choose?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM #3

COVER BY: ESAD RIBIC

WRITER: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

PENCILS: ESAD RIBIC

COLORED BY: ESAD RIBIC

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

"SANCTUS"

Another offering from Marvel Knights. Guest-starring Dr. Strange!!

His time is short and getting shorter. Like a fish swimming upstream, the Silver Surfer is drawn to the familiar waters that birthed him. But the path to Zenn-La is neither clean nor straight. To reach his destination, the Surfer must travel through a battlefield of unimaginable scale, and cut to the heart of a Sacred War that has raged for untold eons. Is there time for one last stab at redemption?

32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated T+ …$3.99

PRICE: 3.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

WOLVERINE #55

COVER BY: SIMONE BIANCHI

WRITER: JEPH LOEB

PENCILS: SIMONE BIANCHI

INKS: SIMONE BIANCHI

COLORED BY: SIMONE PERUZZI

LETTERED BY: RICHARD STARKINGS

THE STORY:

It's time for the final round in Wolverine's decades-long grudge match with Sabretooth, courtesy of superstars Jeph Loeb (Batman: Hush) and Young Guns reloaded artist Simone Bianchi -- and this time only one of them is walking away. Get ready for one of the most eye-popping endings in recent Marvel history, True Believer!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

X-MEN #201

COVER BY: HUMBERTO RAMOS

WRITER: MIKE CAREY

PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS

INKS: TIM TOWNSEND

COLORED BY: STUDIO F - EDGAR DELGADO

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

The Marauders' trap closes on the X-Men - from within and from without! But devastating though it is, this attack is only a move in a larger game - and the survivors of Rogue's team have to figure out what the objective is before they can have a prayer of fighting back...

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: July 25, 2007

 
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