More Marvel Comics On Sale February 20, 2008

Sat, February 16th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel has provided CBR News with more advance looks at new comics on sale next week -- February 20, 2008 -- in comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Terror, Inc." #5, "The Immortal Iron First: Orson Randall and the Green Mist of Death," "The Order" #8, "Ultimate Human" #2 and "Ultimate X-Men" #91, don't forget to stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow reeaders.

For more on "Immortal Iron Fist: Orson Randall and the Green Mist of Death," check out our interview with writer Matt Fraction.

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TERROR, INC. #5
COVER BY: JELENA KEVIC DJURDJEVIC

WRITER: DAVE LAPHAM

PENCILS: PATRICK ZIRCHER

INKS: PATRICK ZIRCHER

COLORED BY: JUNE CHUNG

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Holy dismembered corpses! The blood-and-guts, guns-and-ammo, cloak-and-dagger, five-issue massacre that is TERROR, INC. comes to its explosive, gory conclusion! Fans have gone bananas for this buckets-of-blood horror mystery, so you won't want to miss this sordid story's messy end - will Mr. Terror's rotting body finally give up the ghost? Can he stop the merchants of death who tried to destroy him before that happens? At the very least…will his fingers stay on long enough to flip them the bird? By "Decaying" Dave Lapham (Stray Bullets) and "Putrid" Patrick Zircher (IRON MAN)!

CARDSTOCK COVER/Explicit Content …$3.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST: ORSON RANDALL AND THE GREEN MIST OF DEATH #1
COVER BY: KAARE ANDREWS

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: MITCH BREITWEISER

CHRIS BRUNNER

LEWIS LAROSA

RUSS HEATH

INKS: RUSS HEATH

THE STORY:

Mothers, lock up your daughters when we revisit the continuing adventures of that dashing rogue, Orson Randall, the Golden Age Iron Fist! The last time we flashed back to the life and times of Orson Randall, in the much fan-loved and critically acclaimed IMMORTAL IRON FIST ANNUAL, readers unlocked several secrets affecting Danny Rand, the Iron Fist of today. Now get ready for more! We promise you spine-tingling chills, ass-kicking action and pulp-fiction adventure like you've never seen, featuring gorgeous flashback art by Mitch Breitweiser, Chris Brunner, Russ Heath and Lewis LaRosa! Orson Randall goes head-to-head again and again versus none other than…the endlessly mystifying and unstoppably powerful Prince of Orphans! How will their battle through the ages echo in the life of Danny Rand?! You bet your kicked butt it has everything to do with the kung fu tournament of death unfolding in the pages of IMMORTAL IRON FIST!!

Rated T+…$3.99

THE ORDER #8
COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

COLORED BY: JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

With last issue's near-disastrous attempted assault on California averted and citizens once again safe, it's back to business as usual for the Order and not a minute too soon. Two team members stranded in the desert are hunted by gamma beasts under the thrall of a mysterious government agency, and another has been de-powered and kidnapped by the vicious girl gang the Black Dahlias -- everybody's favorite California super-group that isn't the Eagles seems to be getting torn apart piece by piece. Because they are. But by who? Why? And to what end? The answers start coming hard and fast for the newest heroes in the Marvel Universe! By Matt Fraction (THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST, PUNISHER WAR JOUNAL, Casanova) and Barry Kitson (Legion of Super-Heroes, Empire).

Rated T+…$2.99

ULTIMATE HUMAN #2
COVER BY: CARY NORD

WRITER: WARREN ELLIS

PENCILS: CARY NORD

COLORED BY: DAVE STEWART

LETTERED BY: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

THE STORY:

Continuing the ultimate clash between Iron Man and the Hulk! The grey goliath is in full smash mode as he rampages through a Stark facility designed specifically to hold him-and all that stands between him and total destruction is the gleaming gladiator called Iron Man! Unfortunately, in the mad rush to stop the Hulk, Tony Stark has jumped into a suit of armor that happens to have no weapons systems! That's bad news for Tony-and worse news for the world! The dream team of writer Warren Ellis and artist Cary Nord unleash the no-holds-barred fight between machine and monster!

T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE X-MEN #91
COVER BY: SALVADOR LARROCA

WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN

PENCILS: SALVADOR LARROCA

INKS: SALVADOR LARROCA

COLORED BY: TBD - HIGH

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

All hail Apocalypse! Last issue saw Sinister squirm from the grave-and now the evolutionary emperor known as Apocalypse has arrived! Superstarr artist Salvador Larroca continues his run here – as the threat to the X-Men kicks into overdrive!

Rated T+…$2.99

 
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