"Captain Britain," "Guardian of the Galaxy" sell out, variant cover second printings announced

Tue, May 20th, 2008 at 2:17pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Last week, Marvel launched two critically-acclaimed series features the characters you demanded to return and they both sold out at Diamond immediately! Marvel is pleased to announce that to meet the overwhelming demand, fans will now be able to experience these hot new launches in Captain Britain & The MI-13 #1 Second Printing Variant and Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 Second Printing Variant.

Captain Britain & The MI-13 #1 Second Printing Variant, from acclaimed Doctor Who scribe Paul Cornell and fan-favorite artist Leonard Kirk, features Kirk’s stunning interior art on a new wraparound cover. Drawing rave reviews from all corners, this Secret Invasion tie-inâ€"and first ongoing series launched from the eventâ€"pits Britain’s heroes against a threat so powerful that former Avengers and Invaders must join forces to combat it!

“Captain Britain and MI:13 is a splendid new series, and the second issue can't come soon enough,” said Timothy Callahan of ComicBookResources.Com.

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Second Printing Variant unites the Annihilation: Conquest masterminds, writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, with artist Paul Pelletier for a new ongoing series thrill-ride that has IGN.com raving: “With a rip-roaringly good cast, trippy visuals, and a great cliffhanger to cap it all off, this series has all but cemented its place in my pull list permanently.” This issue features Pelleter’s powerful interior art on a new wraparound cover.

With both series receiving rave reviews, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on upcoming issues of Guardians of The Galaxy and Captain Britain & The MI-13. What’s next for each of these teams? The only way to find out is to start at the beginning with Captain Britain & The MI-13 #1 Second Printing Variant and Guardians Of The Galaxy #1 Second Printing Variant.

Please note that the initial printings of each issue may still be available at the retail level.

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI: 13 #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT
(APR088018)
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by LEONARD KIRK
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC--5/29/08. On-Sale--6/18/08

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088021)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by PAUL PELLETIER
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC--5/29/08. On-Sale---6/18/08

TAGS:  captain britain, guardians of the galaxy, secret invasion, annihilation, marvel comics

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