FIRST LOOK: Alex Ross Project Superpowers FCBD Cover

Mon, April 7th, 2008 at 12:28pm PDT | Updated: April 7th, 2008 at 12:33pm

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Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with a first look at Alex Ross' cover of "Project Superpowers 2008 FCBD Edition," the publisher's offering for this year's Free Comic Book Day, which is May 3. The special free issue is written by Ross with Jim Krueger and illustrated by Andy Smith.

Project Superpowers 2008 FCBD edition by Alex Ross & Jim Krueger with Andy Smith

Dynamite Entertainment and Alex Ross unleash Project Superpowers for the 2008 Free Comic Book Day event! In this special FCBD Edition, the creative team of Alex Ross and Jim Krueger present a special tale that connects the threads begun in Project Superpowers #0 and the seven-issue opening story arc of the series! Featuring a new cover by Alex Ross, this special FCBD Edition will not only be an essential release to connect the pieces of the entire Project Superpowers saga, but will act as an excellent entry point for the superhero series to end all superhero series! Plus, special previews of such Dynamite series as The Lone Ranger, Brothers in Arms, and more!

Additionally, Dynamite has provided CBR News with Alex Ross covers for forthcoming issues of "Project Superpowers."

To get caught up on all the "Project Superheroes" action, be sure to check out these exciting previews of issues #1 and #2, both in stores now.

PROJECT SUPERPOWERS™ #1
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV073448
Story by: ALEX ROSS and JIM KRUEGER;
Written by: JIM KRUEGER
Penciller: CARLOS PAUL
Cover: Alex Ross
Colorist: DEBORA CARITA
Genre: Super Hero

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and Alex Ross unleash the SUPERPOWERS! Issue #1 weighs in at 40 pages, and includes Alex Ross sketchbook material and character designs! The entire story of the return of the SUPERPOWERS begins here (and will be told over the course of this 6 issue mini-series!)

The story of SUPERPOWERS starts here! After the super-selling #0, Dynamite launches Alex Ross' SUPERPOWERS #1. Can the modern world can handle the greatest heroes ever lost to history!

This powerful series is overseen by Alex Ross who has designed every hero within these pages; scripted by Jim Krueger with art by Carlos Paul, this is the most powerful comic book event of the year!

PROJECT SUPERPOWERS™ #2

PRICE: $2.99

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: DEC073538

Covers: Alex Ross

Story by Alex Ross and Jim Krueger; written by Jim Krueger.

Penciller: CARLOS PAUL

Colorist: TBD

Genre: Super Hero

Awards: N/A

Publication Date: FEBRUARY, 2008

Format: Comic Book

Rights: WW

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and Alex Ross unleash the SUPERPOWERS! The "dynamite" launch of the year continues in our new flagship title - SUPERPOWERS! This continuing series is introduced in the soon to be legendary 7 issue storyline! (if we do say so ourselves!)

The story of SUPERPOWERS continues here and it's here that we'll find out if the modern world can handle the greatest heroes ever lost to history as Yank, the Lama and the Black Terror are on the run from the Dynamic Family! Also, this issue narrows its focus on two such heroes, The Death Defying 'Devil and Samson, along with a new hero - the Scarab!

This powerful series is overseen by Alex Ross who has redesigned every hero within these pages; along with writer Jim Krueger and artist Carlos Paul, this is the most powerful comic book event of the year! Plus, each issue of the series features original character design art from Alex Ross himself!

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TAGS:  project superpowers, alex ross, dynamite entertainment, free comic book day

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