Marvel Comics Shipping October 31, 2007

Fri, October 26th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new books shipping next week, October 31, 2007 to comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Annihilation: Conquest - Quaasar" #4, "Iron Man" #23, "Mythos: Fantastic Four," "Sub-Mariner" #5, and "Ultimate Power" #8, don't forget to stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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target="PopUp">ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - QUASAR #4

COVER BY: MATT WILSON

WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE

PENCILS: MIKE LILLY

INKS: BOB ALMOND

COLORED BY: STEPHANE PERU

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

The entire Conquest event changes here – in the hands of the daughter of Captain Marvel! Quasar and the former Avenger Moondragon have closed in on the supposed savior of the Kree -- but will the Super-Adaptoid beat them to their quarry? And just who or what is the object of their quest? The answers lie in the issue that leads directly into ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #1!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

target="PopUp">IRON MAN #23

COVER BY: GERALD PAREL

WRITER: DANIEL KNAUF

CHARLIE KNAUF

PENCILS: ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

INKS: JONATHAN SIBAL

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Plagued by the ghosts of his past, Iron Man continues his investigation into the tragedy in Omaha despite being pressured by the Commission on Superhuman Activities to close the case. But troubling questions remain unanswered. Who is really behind Gadget's murder, and what marked her for death? The only witness is a madman named Graviton.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

target="PopUp">MYTHOS: FANTASTIC FOUR

COVER BY: PAOLO RIVERA

WRITER: PAUL JENKINS

PENCILS: PAOLO RIVERA

COLORED BY: PAOLO MANUEL RIVERA

LETTERED BY: VC - CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

THE STORY:

The prestigious Mythos format returns as we find out how Marvel's First Family became the team they are today! Paul Jenkins tells the tale while Paolo Rivera delivers the beautiful fully painted origin of the FANTASTIC FOUR!

32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated A …$3.99

target="PopUp">SUB-MARINER #5

COVER BY: DAVID FINCH

WRITER: MATT CHERNISS

PETER JOHNSON

PENCILS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

INKS: PHILIPPE BRIONES

COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

Time is running for the monarch of the seas! Wolverine and Professor X could offer no help; the Atlantean terrorists responsible for the destruction of an entire U.S. town stand ready to strike the surface again; Iron Man, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., is poised to invade Atlantis; traitors within the kingdom are about to topple the Sub-Mariner's rule…and before Namor can confront any of these problems, he has to survive fighting Venom and the Thunderbolts! But which of Namor's countless enemies will be responsible for the destruction of Atlantis?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

target="PopUp">ULTIMATE POWER #8
COVER BY: GREG LAND

WRITER: JEPH LOEB

PENCILS: GREG LAND

INKS: JAY LEISTEN

COLORED BY: JUSTIN PONSOR

LETTERED BY: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

THE STORY:

A new player has been thrown into this cosmic game of survival, upsetting the plans of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury. The Ultimates suddenly find themselves at the lowest point in their struggle against the Squadron Supreme. And that's very bad news for our Earth.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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