Marvel Comics On Sale April 2, 2008

Fri, March 28th, 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 -- April 2, 2008 -- including 'Kick-Ass"#2, "Logan"#2, "Punisher War Journal"#18, "The Twelve"#4, "Young Avengers Presents"#3 and "Young X-Men"#1. When you're through checking out these exciting images, be sure to visit CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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KICK-ASS #2

COVER BY: JOHN ROMITA JR.

WRITER: MARK MILLAR

PENCILS: JOHN ROMITA JR.

LETTERED BY: VC - TBD

THE STORY:

Sickening violence...just the way you like it. The most screwed-up superhero comic of all time continues in what's sure to be the most exciting launch of 2008. What would happen if you tried to be a super hero? What would happen when an ordinary man in a latex suit comes face-to-face with the criminal underworld? Read about super heroes like you've never seen them before and feel happy that you are living here right now when this book is being published. Your grandchildren will only envy you. Comics just don't get better than this.

Mature …$2.99

LOGAN #2
COVER BY: EDUARDO RISSO

WRITER: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

PENCILS: EDUARDO RISSO

INKS: EDUARDO RISSO

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

The groundbreaking new mini–series from Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets) and Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man) continues! Returning to the place that made him the man he is today, Wolverine faces off against an all-new enemy in an epic clash with a last page that has to be seen to be believed.

Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

LOGAN #2
COVER BY: EDUARDO RISSO

WRITER: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

PENCILS: EDUARDO RISSO

INKS: EDUARDO RISSO

COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

The groundbreaking new mini–series from Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets) and Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man) continues! Returning to the place that made him the man he is today, Wolverine faces off against an all-new enemy in an epic clash with a last page that has to be seen to be believed.

Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #18
COVER BY: ALEX MALEEV

WRITER: MATT FRACTION

PENCILS: HOWARD CHAYKIN

INKS: HOWARD CHAYKIN

COLORED BY: STUDIO F - EDGAR DELGADO

LETTERED BY: VC - JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

One word: JIGSAW. In this prelude to the next major story-arc in PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL, we get to spend a little time with the man, the myth, and the monster that's earned the right to call himself the Punisher's arch-nemesis. What is it about Frank Castle that makes this otherwise sane, if a little sinister, gangster go absolutely and completely insane whenever he's around? What buttons can Frank possibly push that pushes Jigsaw over the edge of sanity? Find out straight from the horse's mouth, kiddies: JIGSAW starts here, ends in blood, and features a whole lot of violence in-between. By Matt Fraction (IMMORTAL IRON FIST, Casanova) and Howard Chaykin (WOLVERINE).

Rated T+ …$ 2.99

THE TWELVE #4
COVER BY: KAARE ANDREWS

WRITER: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

PENCILS: CHRIS WESTON

INKS: GARRY LEACH

COLORED BY: CHRIS CHUCKRY

LETTERED BY: COMICRAFT

THE STORY:

As the savage murders continue, and members of the Twelve come under a cloud of suspicion, tensions flare, and hero faces off against hero! Plus, the unbelievable origin of underground secret agent Rockman!

Rated T+ …$2.99

YOUNG AVENGERS PRESENTS #3
COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG

WRITER: ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

PENCILS: ALINA URUSOV

INKS: ALINA URUSOV

COLORED BY: ALINA URUSOV

LETTERED BY: VC - CORY PETIT

THE STORY:

Wiccan & Speed: THE LOST BOYS

You're Wiccan, the Young Avengers' resident warlock. Your mother is one of the most reviled, misunderstood mutants in history: Wanda Maximoff, A.K.A. the Scarlet Witch, who's been M.I.A. for months. Even though you've never met her, she's been haunting your dreams lately...With your super-fast twin brother Speed in tow, you set out to find her, unaware that someone else is looking for Wanda, as well. A demon with a mountain-sized grudge against the Scarlet Witch: Master Pandemonium! And guess what? If Pandemonium can't find Wanda to destroy her, he'll happily destroy...YOU!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

YOUNG X-MEN #1
COVER BY: TERRY DODSON

WRITER: MARC GUGGENHEIM

PENCILS: YANICK PAQUETTE

INKS: SERGE LAPOINTE

COLORED BY: STEPHANE PERU

LETTERED BY: TODD KLEIN

THE STORY:

In the wake of Messiah CompleX, there are no X-Men and young mutants Rockslide, Blindfold and Dust are alone and directionless. Until the day Cyclops recruits them to hunt the new incarnation of the Brotherhood – and kill them. Joined by a pair of new recruits, the young X-Men learn a hard truth about the world post-Messiah CompleX: sometimes old allies make for deadly enemies.

Rated A …$2.99

 
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