Captain Marvel Returns To A Sell-Out!

Wed, December 12th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that the hotly anticipated Captain Marvel #1 (of 5) has sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level). The critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Reed (New Avengers: Illuminati, Ms. Marvel) and Lee Weeks (Daredevil) brought the man called Mar-Vell back to the Marvel Universe at large-and fans responded in droves! To satisfy demand for the first issue of the limited series that will have huge ramifications for the Marvel Universe, Marvel will go back to press with Captain Marvel #1 Second Printing Variant. This new printing features the interior artwork of Weeks on this stunning new cover!

Critics everywhere praise Captain Marvel as the newest can't-miss limited series. "I think we're in for a marvelously good time," said Jesse Schedeen of IGN.Com, deeming it a "must read."

"Brian Reed continues to be a writer to watch," said Chris Partin of ComicAddiction.Com. "I'm totally looking forward to seeing where [Captain Marvel] goes."

With future issues tying into Secret Invasion: Infiltration, and setting the stage for 2008's most anticipated comic book event, Secret Invasion, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all issues of Captain Marvel.

Now that Mar-Vell has been revealed to the world, how will his comrades react? What's the next step for his followers? And just what can't he remember? Don't miss Captain Marvel #1 Second Printing Variant and Captain Marvel #2 for clues to these answers!

CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (OCT078037)

Written by BRIAN REED

Penciled by LEE WEEKS

Cover by LEE WEEKS

Rated A ...$2.99

FOC-11/29/07, On-Sale-12/19/07

CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 (of 5) (OCT072091)

Written by BRIAN REED

Penciled by LEE WEEKS

Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Rated A ...$2.99

FOC-11/29/07, On-Sale-12/19/07

CAPTAIN MARVEL ED MCGUINNESS POSTER (SEP072290)

24x36 Color Poster...$6.99

On-Sale-11/28/07

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