Marvel Comics On Sale January 23, 2008

Fri, January 18th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics on sale next week -- January 23, 2008 -- in comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Iron Man" 25, "Marvel Zombies 2" #4, "Punisher" #54, "Ultimate Fantastic Four" #50 and "Ultimate Iron Man II" #2, don't forget to stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

 

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IRON MAN #25

COVER BY: GERALD PAREL

WRITER: DANIEL KNAUF

CHARLES KNAUF

PENCILS: ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

INKS: ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Time is running out for humanity. Tony Stark, discredited, humiliated and stripped of his command, struggles to uncover a

diabolical plot that could spell the end of mankind. Betrayed by his peers, isolated by his obsessions, Stark finds that his only allies are the demons of his past and, hamstrung by obsolete technology, Iron Man is confronted by his archenemy, The Mandarin.

Rated A …$3.99

MARVEL ZOMBIES 2 #4
COVER BY: ARTHUR SUYDAM

WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN

PENCILS: SEAN PHILLIPS

INKS: SEAN PHILLIPS

COLORED BY: JUNE CHUNG

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

The Marvel Zombies sinister sequel delivers more mayhem, carnage, and destruction than you can shake a decapitated head at! The fate of what's left of the human race hangs in the balance as the Civil War between the Marvel Zombies escalates

to epic levels!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

PUNISHER #54
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 5

The wild conclusion to the bloodiest PUNISHER arc yet, as Frank Castle squares off against Barracuda for the final time! It ends here. No rule-or bone-will be left unbroken. And only one walks away.

Explicit Content …$2.99

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #50

COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: MIKE CAREY

PENCILS: TYLER KIRKHAM

INKS: SAL REGLA

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

Thanos returns as a new story arc begins in our fateful 50th issue! The F.F. return from Siberia to find the Baxter Building-and the rest of New York City-under siege! The prize is the greatest force in existence-the Cosmic Cube! And in the race to command this deadliest of weapons, treachery and overkill are the order of the day...even from former friends! Writer Mike Carey has been building up to this saga for months-and new series penciler Tyler Kirkham (NEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS) has arrived to kick off the action!

Rated A …$2.99

ULTIMATE IRON MAN II #2

COVER BY: PASQUAL FERRY

WRITER: ORSON SCOTT CARD

PENCILS: PASQUAL FERRY

INKS: PASQUAL FERRY

COLORED BY: JUSTIN PONSOR

THE STORY:

Best-selling author Orson Scott Card and superstar artist Pasqual Ferry continue the untold tale of Tony Stark's origin! Framed for the murder of his greatest competitor, all that stands between industrialist Howard Stark and certain doom is his young son, Tony…and his strange alter-ego-Iron Man! But against a clandestine enemy, even the might of the Armored One may not be enough! That's right... it's time for War-Machine!

Parental Advisory …$2.99

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