Marvel Comics Shipping September 26, 2007

Fri, September 21st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics shipping next week, September 26, 2007, to comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Avengers: The Initiative" #6, "Iron Man" #22, "Sub-Mariner" #4, " X-Men" #203 and "X-Men: First Class" #4, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #6

COVER BY: STEFANO CASELLI

WRITER: DAN SLOTT

PENCILS: STEVE UY

INKS: STEVE UY

COLORED BY: STEVE UY

LETTERED BY: JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

The Gauntlet, the Initiative's top drill instructor, has been beaten and left for dead. And all the evidence points towards his attacker being someone on the base. Who did it? A spy? A recruit? An instructor? This looks like a job for Camp Hammond's MPs. And by the time this is over, more than one important mystery will be revealed. Featuring JUSTICE, CLOUD 9, and... THE SCARLET SPIDERS!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRON MAN #22

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:

Haunted by the memory of his dead friend, besieged by political forces both within and without S.H.I.E.L.D., Tony Stark has a murder mystery to solve, a trio of newly-licensed super heroes to shepherd and a confrontation to face with the

thoroughly-demented Graviton!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SUB-MARINER #4

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: MATT CHERNISS

PENCILS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

INKS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS

LETTERED BY: CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

Written by MATT CHERNISS & PETER JOHNSON

Penciled by PHIL BRIONES

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

The U.S. government is after Namor–public enemy #1! A terrorist attack perpetrated by an Atlantean sleeper cell has killed 800 innocent civilians…but who gave the order? While the Sub-Mariner scours the surface for answers, Tony Stark, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., tries to prevent a seemingly inevitable war between Atlantis and the surface world…but even Iron Man can't stop the government from unleashing their secret weapon on Namor–the Thunderbolts! With extreme prejudice!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THE ORDER #3

COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

You are a member of the Order. You've been given extraordinary powers and a mandate to save the world. You've got one year. What do you do? "Calamity" James Wa was a baseball player with his whole future bright and perfect in front of him, when a drunk driver took it all away. What does HE do with extraordinary powers and a mandate to save the world? He goes looking for a little payback. Also: They're half zombie! Half hobo! ALL TERROR! The ZOBOS run roughshod on Rodeo Drive! Celebutantes and debutards beware–Botox is like ketchup to these flesh-eating, homeless weirdos, and they find your waxed and tanned skin DELICIOUS! Somebody call THE ORDER!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #203

COVER BY: HUMBERTO RAMOS

WRITER: MIKE CAREY

PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS

MIKE PERKINS

INKS: CARLOS ALBERTO CRUZ CUEVAS

COLORED BY: STUDIO F - ANTONIO FABELA

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

As the Xavier Academy reels from Exodus's attack and the Marauders' true goals emerge, the X-Men finally find themselves in a position to take the offensive. But only if Iceman and Cannonball deliberately walk into an ambush from which they may not emerge alive.

FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES Chapter 13

Beast's alliance with Dark Beast is put to the test as scientific inquiry turns into cold-blooded murder!

40 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #4

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: JEFF PARKER

PENCILS: ROGER CRUZ

INKS: VICTOR OLAZABA

COLORED BY: VAL STAPLES

LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:

What dark force concerns Professor X and his gifted students as well as Dr. Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts? The answer lies in the ruby reality of the entity known as Cytorrak!

32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

 
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