Marvel Previews for Titles Shipping August 15

Sat, August 11th, 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 to comic stores everywhere next week, Wednesday, August 15, 2007. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss with fellow readers what books you're looking forward to picking up.

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - QUASAR #2

WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE

PENCILS: MIKE LILLY

INKS: RICK BASALDUA

COLORED BY:

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

The epic quest to solve the secret of CONQUEST continues! Racing against the clock, pursued by a merciless adversary, Quasar -- the rookie Protector of the Universe -- and the former Avenger known as Moondragon arrive on a barren world which just may contain the key to saving an entire galaxy. But what dark twist will turn their journey upside-down? Your eyes won't believe the shock ending that writer Christos Gage (WORLD WAR HULK: X-MEN) and Mike Lilly (Vampirella) have cooked up!

32 PGS./Rated T+

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #23

COVER BY: PAOLO RIVERA

WRITER: PETER DAVID

PENCILS: TODD NAUCK

THE STORY:

It's the end of an era as Peter David and Todd Nauck wrap up their run with a BLACK IN BLACK tie-in that finally brings J. Jonah Jameson face to face with the man he hates most…Peter Parker!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

NEW X-MEN #41

COVER BY: SKOTT YOUNG

WRITER: CHRISTOPHER YOST

CRAIG KYLE

PENCILS: SKOTT YOUNG

INKS: SKOTT YOUNG

COLORED BY: SKOTT YOUNG

LETTERED BY: DAVE SHARPE

THE STORY:

"QUEST FOR MAGIK" - CONCLUSION

It all comes down to this! The New X-Men fight for their very souls against Belasco as the "Quest for Magik" concludes. Who will control Limbo? What is the fate of Illyana Rasputin? The Astonishing X-Men and Doctor Strange guest star as souls are shattered and lives are changed forever, and the very fate of the world rests on the children of the Xavier Institute.

FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES CHAPTER 8 - Beast's dark decent plummets to terrible depths as he does the unthinkable-digging up long-dead remains on Genosha for scientific experimentation…

32 PGS./Rated T+

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

SUB-MARINER #3

COVER BY: LEINIL FRANCIS YU

WRITER: MATT CHERNISS

PETER JOHNSON

PENCILS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

INKS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

The clock is ticking as Atlantis' rogue sleeper cell prepares to strike again…they've killed 900 civilians on U.S. shores already, and S.H.I.E.L.D. places the blame squarely on Namor! Can the undersea monarch find the killers in his kingdom before another terrorist attack claims more innocent lives, or will he be forced to defend Atlantis from a war waged by Tony Stark -- a.k.a. Iron Man, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Will Namor find a helping hand or another enemy in Wolverine?? And just who's behind the wave of violence pitting the Sub-Mariner against the toughest challenge of his life?? Matt Cherniss and Peter Johnson (POWERLESS) and rising superstar Phil Briones (WHITE TIGER) set it off, featuring a jaw-dropping cover by Leinil Francis Yu!

32 PGS./Rated T+

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP/MODOK'S 11 #2

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: FRED VAN LENTE

PENCILS: FRANCIS PORTELA

INKS: TERRY PALLOT

COLORED BY: GURU-EFX

LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:

M.O.D.O.K. reveals the target of his heist to his handpicked team of Marvel's Most Wanted: the most powerful weapon in the universe, one that threatens the existence of all life on Earth. Meanwhile, Mentallo has figured out that one of M.O.D.O.K. 's team is actually a hero in disguise. (You'll never guess who it is!) Will Mentallo sell the rest of his teammates out to the authorities for some quick cash? Do you even have to ask? Let the backstabbing begin!

32 PGS./Rated A

PRICE: 2.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #16

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: DANIEL WAY

PENCILS: STEVE DILLON

INKS: STEVE DILLON

COLORED BY: AVALON - MATT MILLA

LETTERED BY: VC - RANDY GENTILE

THE STORY:

"OUR WAR," Part 1 (of 5)

Wolverine's history with Captain America revealed! In the early days of WWII, before America's "official" involvement in the war, Captain America, still wet behind the ears, embarked on a clandestine mission to the island nation of Madripoor. Guess who he met there? And guess what? It wasn't a coincidence. Plus Logan & Cap's first WWII meeting from Uncanny X-men #268.

64 PGS./Parental Advisory

PRICE: 3.99

IN STORES: August 15, 2007

 
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