PREVIEW: "Incredible Hercules" #116 sets the plate for next month's "Secret Invasion" tie-in

Wed, March 26th, 2008 at 12:00am PDT

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Official Press Release

One of Marvel's most critically-acclaimed series continues in Incredible Hercules #116 as Hercules and Amadeus Cho must deal with the revelation that Earth is headed towards a war it may not survive! Written by Greg Pak (World War Hulk) & Fred Van Lente (Wolverine: First Class), with art by hot new talent Rafa Sandoval and a cover by the legendary John Romita Jr, this issue sets the stage for next month's Secret Invasion tie-in. Sent to San Francisco on a mission of grave importance, Marvel's newest heroic duo come face to face with Eternals…well, make that fist to face! But is Hercules really an Eternal? Or might he be something more alien?

IGN.Com declared Incredible Hercules one of Marvel's best books, gushing, "Everything about Incredible Hercules has been pitch perfect."

"Once again, Pak and Van Lente have delivered the goods, with yet another excellent script which proves that this team is one of the best writing teams that Marvel currently employs," exclaimed Adam Chapman of Comixtreme.Com.

With Secret Invasion looming on the horizon, how does this titanic battle between Herc and the Eternals affect the former Avenger's role in this epic event? Find out in Incredible Hercules #116!

INCREDIBLE HERCULES #116 (FEB082226)

Written by GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL

Colored by MARTE GARCIA

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR., KLAUS JANSON & DEAN WHITE

Rated A …$2.99

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