Marvel Comics Shipping October 10, 2007

Fri, October 5th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new books shipping next week, October 10, 2007, to comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Fantastic Four" #550, " "Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man" #24, "New Avengers" #35, "Punisher" #51, "Punisher War Journal" #12, "Wolverine" #58, and "X-Factor" #24, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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FANTASTIC FOUR #550

COVER BY: MICHAEL TURNER

WRITER: DWAYNE MCDUFFIE

PENCILS: PAUL PELLETIER

INKS: RICK MAGYAR

COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

Reed and Sue team up with the New FF in a desperate gambit to find the source of the disease wracking the fabric of spacetime itself. Only one being can follow such an ineffable trail but a resentful Silver Surfer is in no mood to help King T'Challa. Plus Dr. Strange, The Watcher, and the awesome destiny of Gravity!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #24
COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

PENCILS: JOE QUESADA

INKS: DANNY MIKI

COLORED BY: RICHARD ISANOVE

LETTERED BY: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

THE STORY:

"One More Day," Part 2 of 4

One More Day continues as J. Michael Straczynski and Joe Quesada present Part 2 of what will be the most talked–about comic event of the year. The stakes have never been higher for Peter Parker. At his darkest hours -- and he's had plenty -- Peter has always had one shoulder to lean on, one person who'd remind him who he is, who he was, and who he can be. Now he's about to lose that person. What would he do...what would you do, if you only had "One More Day?" PLUS: Director's Cut style extras!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #35

COVER BY: LEINIL FRANCIS YU

WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

PENCILS: LEINIL FRANCIS YU

COLORED BY: DAVE MCCAIG

LETTERED BY: COMICRAFT

THE STORY:

The Hood makes his play for the big time by gathering the most ruthless rogues gallery of evil the Marvel Universe has ever seen. What does a guy who wants to be the "Kingpin of all super-villains" do to make his point? You have to see it to believe it.

Guest-Starring Tigra. Poor Tigra. Poor, poor Tigra.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PUNISHER #51

COVER BY: TIM BRADSTREET

WRITER: GARTH ENNIS

PENCILS: GORAN PARLOV

INKS: GORAN PARLOV

COLORED BY: DAN BROWN

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

"LONG COLD DARK," PART 2

Frank Castle is in bad shape. His left wrist is broken, and the other is badly lacerated so he's guessing he went insane and snapped the handcuffs. On top of that, they had to reinflate his lung. How the scene played out is a mystery. But one thing's for sure. Barracuda has the prize. A 7-pound, 10-ounce bundle of joy. And the Punisher will do anything to get it back.

32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #12

COVER BY: ARIEL OLIVETTI

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: ARIEL OLIVETTI

COLORED BY: ARIEL OLIVETTI

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

With WORLD WAR HULK in full swing and New York shut off from the outside world, who's left to protect those left behind? Frank @#$%!@!* Castle, that's who -- and he's none too thrilled. As the insatiable MUNG THE INCONCEIVABLE rampages through lower Manhattan, Frank and Clarke help a small band of refugees hold back his relentless onslaught. The Punisher? World War Hulk? Alien Invasion, Manhattan in ruins? This is the book Ariel Olivetti was born to draw.

48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE #58

COVER BY: ARTHUR SUYDAM

WRITER: MARC GUGGENHEIM

PENCILS: HOWARD CHAYKIN

INKS: HOWARD CHAYKIN

COLORED BY: STUDIO F - EDGAR DELGADO

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

Last issue ended with Wolverine reduced to a brain dead vegetable. You'd think that was the end of Wolverine's adventures, but it's actually just the beginning of Wolverine's greatest challenge yet. Guest-starring Iron Man and Dr. Strange! Marc (Blade, Flash) Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin bring you the second chapter in the story we had to call "Logan Dies."

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #24

COVER BY: PABLO RAIMONDI

WRITER: PETER DAVID

PENCILS: PABLO RAIMONDI

COLORED BY: BRIAN REBER

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

"THE ISOLATIONIST"

The stunning conclusion to THE ISOLATIONIST. Josef Huber has been manipulating X-Factor in the hopes of gathering together all mutants. But post M-Day, with their numbers dwindling, amassing the world's remaining mutants could reduce them to a single target. With Layla Miller lost and wandering the streets of New York, Siryn and Monet shepherding the twins Molly and Wally to safety, and the rest of the team still reeling from their confrontation with Quicksilver, can X-Factor Investigations uncover Huber's plans before harm comes to the remnants of mutantkind? Part 4 (of 4)

Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 15 – Guided by Doctor Strange, Beast explores the mystical corners of the Marvel

Universe and discovers that M-Day has destroyed more lives than he thought possible.

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: DIE BY THE SWORD #1
COVER BY: JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT

PENCILS: JUAN ROMAN CANO SANTACRUZ

INKS: RAUL FERNANDEZ FONTS

COLORED BY: WIL QUINTANA

LETTERED BY: SIMON BOWLAND

THE STORY:

Psylocke's reunion with her brother, Captain Britain, takes a turn for the worst when the diabolic minds of several of

Excalibur's greatest foes decide that one world is not enough to conquer. The Exiles and Excalibur must join forces to save crosstime before all of creation is destroyed!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

 
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