More Marvel Previews for December 5th

Sat, December 1st, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with more advance looks at new books shipping next week -- December 5, 2007 -- to comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Annihilation: Conquest" #2, "Howard The Duck" #3, "Omega: The Unknown" #3, "What If? X-Men: Rise and Fall of the Shi'Ar" #1, "Wyrms" #6" & "X-Men: Die By The Sword" #4." don't forget to stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #2

COVER BY: ALEKSI BRICLOT


WRITER: DAN ABNETT


ANDY LANNING


PENCILS: TOM RANEY


INKS: SCOTT HANNA


COLORED BY: FRANK D'ARMATA


LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:


The sci-fi event of the year continues here! The Big Bad behind the entire saga was revealed on the last page of last issue – but what does this fan-fave villain want? And what does it have to do with the surprise ally that our heroes have also recently found? Plus: Who survived the STAR-LORD series to fight on here? And what about the motley crew led by Ronan? The titanic team of Andy Lanning & Dan Abnett (NOVA) and Tom Raney (ULTIMATE X-MEN) deliver the answers fast and furious in this issue!


Rated T+ …$2.99

HOWARD THE DUCK #3

COVER BY: JUAN BOBILLO


WRITER: TY TEMPLETON


PENCILS: JUAN BOBILLO


INKS: MARCELO SOSA


COLORED BY: NESTOR PEREYRA


LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:


WHY is Howard in prison? WHEN did Beverly become more famous than Paris Hilton? WILL the evil scientists of A.I.M. succeed in destroying all TV and RADIO before America tunes in for the verdict in the sensational trial of Howard the Duck? And WHAT is Howard's never-before-seen duck-based SUPER-POWER? Guest starring the Sensational She-Hulk! HOW does Marvel pack THIS much into ONE comic?


Rated A …$2.99

OMEGA: THE UNKNOWN #3

COVER BY: FAREL DALRYMPLE & PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER


WRITER: JONATHAN LETHEM


KARL RUSNAK


PENCILS: FAREL DALRYMPLE


PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER


INKS: FAREL DALRYMPLE


COLORED BY: PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER


LETTERED BY: FAREL DALRYMPLE

THE STORY:


Alex goes to school, the robots deliver some poisoned gifts, Omega gets a day job and The Unparalleled Mink goes a-courtin' in this third issue of the mysterious, absurd and poignant tale of the mute superhero from another world, a revival of the Gerber-Skrenes cult legend by novelist Jonathan Lethem.


Rated T+ …$2.99

WHAT IF? X-MEN - RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI'AR #1

COVER BY: OLIVIER COIPEL


WRITER: CHRISTOPHER YOST


PENCILS: LARRY STROMAN


LETTERED BY: TODD KLEIN

THE STORY:


THE RISE & FALL OF THE SHI'AR EMPIRE was an X-Men event like no other. Fresh off X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, Ed Brubaker took Marvel's mighty mutants off Earth and on an intergalactic journey to stop VULCAN, the third Summers brother, from exacting revenge on the Shi'Ar Empire! But in that final battle in front of the M'Kraan Crystal, what if Vulcan absorbed the very energies that contained it many years ago? In other words, what if Vulcan became PHOENIX? When his unlimited rage is fueled with unlimited power...who will be able to stop him now? Writer Chris Yost (X-23, New X-Men, TV's Fantastic Four) welcomes the return of legendary X-Factor and Alien Legion artist Larry Stroman to the X-Universe with this action-packed issue.


Rated T+ …$2.99

WYRMS #6

OVER BY: ADRIANO BATISTA


WRITER: ORSON SCOTT CARD


JAKE BLACK


PENCILS: VITOR ISHIMURA


INKS: VITOR ISHIMURA


COLORED BY: FRANK MARTIN


LETTERED BY: SIMON BOWLAND

THE STORY:


Patience's journey has reached its astounding climax in Cranning! It is the final endgame as she not only confronts the mysterious Unwyrm, but also her destiny. Patience will discover the fate of her entire race and her role in it!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN: DIE BY THE SWORD #4

COVER BY: JELENA DJURDJEVIC


WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT


PENCILS: CARLOS ALBERTO FERNANDEZ URBANO


LETTERED BY: SIMON BOWLAND

THE STORY:


Cap is back! No, not that one. Captain Britain returns, but he may be too late to prevent casualties amongst the Exiles and Excalibur as the true threat to all that is stands revealed! Good thing the Captain has brought along a few old friends…Don't miss the shocking end of the crossover that sets up the Exiles series finale!


Rated A …$2.99

 
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