"Captain Britain & The MI: 13" #2 sells out, gets variant cover treatment

Tue, June 17th, 2008 at 9:32am PDT | Updated: June 17th, 2008 at 12:36pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

Officil Press Release

The series you've seen on Fox Business News, BBC and in the New York Times quickly sold out of its first issue and now Captain Britain & The MI: 13 has done it again, mate! Marvel is pleased to announced the due to overwhelming demand, Captain Britain & The MI: 13 #2 will return with a new printing! Sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level), the second issue of this Secret Invasion spin-off ongoing series, from acclaimed Doctor Who scribe Paul Cornell and red-hot artist Leonard Kirk, finds the team dealing with a shocking death and defending Avalon from the Skrull onslaught! Captain Britain & The MI: 13 #2 Second Printing Variant features the stunning interior art of Kirk on a new cover, as the Black Knight shows the Skrulls just what it means to face an Avenger!

Hailing the series as a must read, IGN.Com's Bryan Joel raves, "The quality is still as high as the inaugural issue, as far as I'm concerned...Cap is easily my favorite thing to spring out of Secret Invasion so far."

"I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that he could rival Joss Whedon in the quotability stakes," said ComicsBulletin.Com's David Wallace of Cornell. "

Paul Steven Brown of ComicAddiction.Com said, "Leonard Kirk continues to do an incredible job visually."

With mainstream media attention and buzz among fans growing, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Captain Britain & The MI: 13. Just what hope does Wisdom's new team have against the Skrull onslaught? And just what role does the Black Knight play in all this? Find out in Captain Britain & The MI: 13!

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (MAY088090)
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by LEONARD KIRK
Rated T+ ...$2.99
FOC--06/26/08, On-Sale--07/16/08

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 #3 (MAY082311)
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Rated T+ ...$2.99
FOC--6/19/08, On-Sale--7/9/08

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