Marvel Comics On Sale In May, 2008

Wed, February 27th, 2008 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel has released advance looks at new comics on sale in May including "Avengers/Invaders" #1, "Marvel 1985" #1 and "Invincible Iron Man" #1. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, be sure to visit CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

AVENGERS/INVADERS #1

COVER BY: ALEX ROSS

WRITER: JIM KRUEGER

ALEX ROSS

PENCILS: STEVE SADOWSKI

INKS:

LETTERED BY: TODD KLEIN

THE STORY:

Legends Live Again.

The original Invaders (Captain America , Bucky , Human Torch , Toro , and the Sub-Mariner) return in a twelve issue maxi-series by the award winning team behind EARTH X, Justice and Project Superpowers .The greatest super-team of World War II finds themselves transported from the battlefields of the Second World War to a future they never imagined! Now, the Invaders find themselves confronted by two teams of Avengers who want desperately to believe these heroes are who they say they are, while Tony Stark faces his greatest challenge since the Civil War as he must deal with the "return" of Steve Rogers. Confronted by a world they barely recognize, the Invaders will have to show two teams of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes just what kind of power, courage and sheer determination it took to defeat the forces of unrelenting evil in the Twentieth century. In fact…they may just have to do it again in the Twenty-First.

Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL 1985 #1

COVER BY: OLIVIER COIPEL

WRITER: MARK MILLAR

PENCILS: TOMMY LEE EDWARDS

INKS: TOMMY LEE EDWARDS

COLORED BY: TOMMY LEE EDWARDS

LETTERED BY: JOHN WORKMAN

THE STORY:

Before SECRET INVASION…before WORLD WAR HULK…before CIVIL WAR… The most powerful super-villains in the Marvel Universe gather their might to wreak havoc on the one place they've never before set foot-YOUR WORLD! As mankind's enemies cut a swath of destruction with unprecedented ferocity and ruthlessness, the fate of the planet rests in the hands of one person: Toby, a 13-year-old boy who holds the key to uniting his comic-book idols, the Marvel Heroes! Superstars Mark Millar (CIVIL WAR, FANTASTIC FOUR) and Tommy Lee Edwards (BULLET POINTS, The Question) deliver a Marvel Event the likes of which you've never seen!

CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated T+ …$3.99

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1

COVER BY: SALVADOR LARROCA

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: SALVADOR LARROCA

INKS: SALVADOR LARROCA

COLORED BY: TBD - HIGH

LETTERED BY: TBD - MID

THE STORY:

A bold new ONGOING TITLE for the biggest hero of 2008!

IRON MAN! You know you love him! And as the summer's most anticipated movie boot-jets its way into theaters, here's the perfect jumping-on point for new readers and Iron Man fans alike! Tony Stark – Iron Man, billionaire industrialist and director of S.H.I.E.L.D. – faces the most overwhelming challenge of his life. Ezekiel Stane, the son of Tony's late business rival and archenemy Obadiah, has set his sights, his genius and his considerable fortune on the task of destroying Tony Stark and Iron Man. What's worse, he's got Iron Man tech, and he's every bit Iron Man's equal and opposite…except younger, faster, smarter…and immeasurably evil. Rising star writer Matt Fraction (IMMORTAL IRON FIST) and superstar artist Salvador Larroca (UNCANNY X-MEN) join forces to repulsor-ray your comic books to a cinder!

Rated A …$2.99

 
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