Marvel Comics On Sale March 19, 2008

Fri, March 14th, 2008 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics on sale next week - March 19, 2008 - in comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Captain America" #36, "Immortal Iron First" #13, "Incredible Hercules" #115, "Iron Man" #27, "The Order" #9 and "WWH Aftersmash: Warbound" #4, be sure to visit CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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CAPTAIN AMERICA #36

COVER BY: STEVE EPTING

WRITER: ED BRUBAKER

PENCILS: BUTCH GUICE

STEVE EPTING

INKS: BUTCH GUICE

COLORED BY: FRANK D'ARMATA

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

THE SECOND ACT OF THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA COMES TO ITS SHOCKING CONCLUSION!

The new Captain America fights the Red Skull's minions with Black Widow at his side and chaos erupting all around them! Meanwhile, Sharon Carter, still under the control of Dr. Faustus, makes a horrifying discovery about the next stage of the Skull's plans! By Eisner and Harvey Award-Winning Best Writer Ed Brubaker with art by master storytellers Steve Epting and Butch Guice.

Rated T+ …$2.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #13

COVER BY: KAARE ANDREWS

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

ED BRUBAKER

PENCILS: DAVID AJA

KANO

INKS: DAVID AJA

COLORED BY: MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

Two words, punks-BATTLE ROYALE! All the losers in the tournament in the Heart of Heaven get a chance to redeem themselves and obtain the ultimate victory…Danny Rand included! But if Danny couldn't win mano a mano, what hope does he have in a no-holds-barred kung-fu free-for-all of violence and carnage? And meanwhile, on Earth, the sinister Xao launches an attack almost a century in the making, and he won't stop until he's dancing on the ashes of K'un-Lun itself. Oh! And the final secrets of Danny Rand's birth are finally revealed. And this ain't even the finale, sweethearts. By Ed and Matt and David and Kano and Kaare and so on and so forth.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INCREDIBLE HERCULES #115

COVER BY: ART ADAMS

WRITER: FRED VAN LENTE

GREG PAK

PENCILS: KHOI PHAM

INKS: PAUL NEARY

COLORED BY: STEPHANE PERU

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

Hercules vs. Ares, locked in final combat! Amadeus Cho vs. all of S.H.I.E.L.D.! And the bad news is...Amadeus Cho is winning!

Rated A …$2.99

IRON MAN #27

COVER BY: GERALD PAREL

WRITER: DANIEL KNAUF

CHARLES KNAUF

PENCILS: CARLO PAGULAYAN

INKS: JONATHAN SIBAL

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

"Red Rain" Part 1

The Mandarin will go to any length to release the Extremis virus into the populace, effectively committing genocide. But while he works his mind tricks to gain top-secret info, Tony Stark and his fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. leaders are confined under house arrest, helpless to stop him. While the authorities treat Tony as Public Enemy #1, he remains the only person who can prevent humankind's destruction. Find out how he fights back!

Rated A...$2.99

THE ORDER #9

COVER BY: BARRY KITSON

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: BARRY KITSON

INKS: MARK MORALES

COLORED BY: JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

California's premier super-team! Superstars! Heroes! Moving targets? The sinister M.A.N. from S.H.A.D.O.W. clearly has devious plans for the super heroes of the Sunshine State…or he just wants them dead. Now, after squaring off against Soviet super-soldiers, zobos, the Black Dahlias girl gang, giant monsters, eviction from their headquarters, and their own performance issues, the worst is about to begin! By Matt Fraction (THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST) and Barry Kitson (Legion of Super-Heroes).

Rated T+ …$2.99

WWH AFTERSMASH: WARBOUND #4

COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG

WRITER: GREG PAK

PENCILS: RAFA SANDOVAL

INKS: ROGER BONET

COLORED BY: VAL STAPLES

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

In the slave pits of Sakaar, the Warbound swore to stand by each other to the very end. And through the terrible battles of PLANET HULK and WORLD WAR HULK, they kept their promise. But today, as the Leader's nefarious plan unfolds, a hero breaks the unbreakable oath. And the lives of thousands hang in the balance beneath the deadly dome of Gammaworld. Will the Brood break? Will Korg crack? Will Elloe explode? Will Hiroim... will Hiroim...Hm. I got nothing folks. But buy this book!

Rated T+ …$2.99

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