Marvel Comics Shipping December 19, 2007

Thu, December 13th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics shipping next week -- December 19, 2007 -- to comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Exiles" #100, "Incredible Hulk" #112, "Immortal Iron First" #11, "The Order" #6, "Ultimate X-Men" #89, "Wolverine: Origins" #20, "Wolverine: Firebreak," and "World War Hulk: Warbound" #1, don't forget to stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

For more on "Exiles," be sure to check out Dave Richards' interview with writer Chris Claremont.

For more on "Incredible Hulk,"don't miss Dave Richards' interview with co-writer Fred Van Lente.

For more on "The Order," you must not forget to read Dave Richards' interview with writer Matt Fraction.

For more on "Wolverine: Firebreak," you'll probably want to read this Dave Richards interview with writer Mike Carey.

For more on "World War Hulk: Warbound," definitely check out this interview with writer Greg Pak, conducted, interestingly, by CBR's Dave Richards.

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EXILES #100

COVER BY: TOM GRUMMETT

WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT

PENCILS: TOM GRUMMETT

INKS: SCOTT HANNA

COLORED BY: WIL QUINTANA

LETTERED BY: SIMON BOWLAND

THE STORY:

Adios, Exiles! They've left their footprints across the multiverse for a hundred issues, but what threat will make Blink and Co. close up shop for good? It's not what you expect! And what's this we hear about an all NEW EXILES…Also! Re-presenting the classic Exiles #1 by Judd Winnick and Mike McKone!

Rated A …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #112
COVER BY: ART ADAMS

WRITER: GREG PAK

FRED VAN LENTE

PENCILS: KHOI PHAM

INKS: KHOI PHAM

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

CLASSIFIED

Rated A …$2.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #11
COVER BY: TRAVEL FOREMAN

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

ED BRUBAKER

PENCILS: DAVID AJA

ROY ALLAN MARTINEZ

INKS: DAVID AJA

COLORED BY: MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

THE SEVEN CAPITAL CITIES OF HEAVEN keeps kicking and punching its way toward the brutal finish line. Danny fights for survival --- for the centuries-long legacy of the Iron Fist against the other Immortal Weapons; for his own life, as Davos the Steel Serpent makes his deadly move behind the scenes; and for K'un-Lun itself as the sinister Mr. Xao and his legion of Hydra science-terrorists conspire to wreak havok on the mystical city. Can even an ultimate warrior like the Immortal Iron Fist fight a war --- and win --- on three fronts? Even with the classic HEROES FOR HIRE working behind the scenes? Yeah, no, probably not. By Matt and Ed and David and Matt and Dave (THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST).

Rated T+ …$2.99

THE ORDER #6
COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

A super-powered girl-gang known as the Black Dahlias continues to take the law into their own hands, and it's up to the Order to shut them down - even if some members of the team agree with their purpose. And what does the mysterious-ish M.A.N. from S.H.A.D.O.W. want with former Order members? Meanwhile, out in the desert, some of the Order struggle to separate the difference between Hopi Lizard People and plain old run-of-the-mill gamma monsters. Oh! And guess what washes up on-shore in San Diego? The last page = mind blown. We hope. Who knows? It's THE ORDER. YAY!

Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE X-MEN #89

COVER BY: YANICK PAQUETTE

WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN

PENCILS: TYLER KIRKHAM

INKS:

COLORED BY: TBD - HIGH

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Storm soars solo! The sinister Shadow King is desperate to escape from the mental prison he was placed in centuries ago – and he'll destroy Storm to do it! But will his freedom also unleash the horrifying swarm of the alien Brood? And will even the X-Men be enough to battle a being who has plotted our death and destruction for ages?

Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #20

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: DANIEL WAY

PENCILS: STEVE DILLON

INKS: STEVE DILLON

COLORED BY: AVALON - MATT MILLA

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

The epic WWII storyline comes to its chilling and tragic conclusion as Wolverine and Captain America part ways, taking their first steps down the paths they will follow for the next sixty years - one to his death and one back to where he began.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIREBREAK ONE-SHOT #1
COVER BY: SCOTT KOLINS

WRITER: MIKE CAREY

PENCILS: SCOTT KOLINS

COLORED BY: WILLIAM BAUMANN

LETTERED BY:

THE STORY:

A brand-new, stand-alone story by X-MEN's Mike Carey and OMEGA FLIGHT's Scott Kolins! Everyone knows that Wolverine is an expert tracker, but what about when he's been blinded? The fighting Canadian must lead a vacationing family out of the woods, using only his 4 remaining senses and the help of that same family. Things get more complicated, however, with a visit from Advanced Idea Mechanics. Also, as an added bonus: a special back-up story by Macon Blair (24Seven) and Vasilis Lolos (Pirates of Coney Island).

Rated T+ …$3.99

WORLD WAR HULK: WARBOUND #1

COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG

WRITER: GREG PAK

PENCILS: LEONARD KIRK

INKS: LEONARD KIRK

LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:

The puny humans hate the Warbound, the savage alien monsters who joined the Hulk in his quest for vengeance against the heroes of Earth. But when new horrors arise in the New Mexico desert, the puny humans might just learn that a savage alien monster or two can be pretty handy in a pinch. What is Gammaworld? Which deadly enemy from the Hulk's past has returned? And who here dares to learn what it is to be Warbound, in life and death, whatever may come?

Rated T+ …$2.99

 
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