Cover art to upcoming Trade Paperbacks from Marvel Comics

Fri, July 27th, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

Greetings, Art Lovers!

Once again, here's some cool covers -- this time for four upcoming trade paperbacks -- that either weren't finished in time or couldn't fit into our catalog. While they do not feature brand-new art, three of them (Spider-Girl, DD: Born Again, and X-Men: Vignettes) do feature newly recolored and/or retouched art.

Cover by John Bolton* THE SCOOP: Collecting the classic short stories by the titanic team of

Chris Claremont and John Bolton!

* THE STORY: The X-Men have been called many things: Outlaws. Freedom

Fighters. Mutants. But what of the individuals themselves, away from their

masks, when they're not saving the world? What of their friends, families,

and lovers? This beautiful, soulful collection -- reprinting the bonus tales

from CLASSIC X-MEN #2 - #13 -- showcases some of the most inspired stories

ever told of Marvel's ever-popular mutants.

* THE FORMAT: 160-page trade paperback.

On Sale Sept. 12th $16.95

Cover by Pat Olliffe

* THE SCOOP: Her fans saved her book from cancellation -- now you can join

the fun with this collection!

* THE STORY: Be there from the beginning as May "Mayday" Parker, the

daughter of Spider-Man and Mary Jane, develops amazing powers and struggles

to cope with an ever-increasing rogues gallery... not to mention the perils

of high school! Tom DeFalco and Pat Olliffe deliver teen drama and super

hero excitement as we reprint SPIDER-GIRL #1 - #8, plus her hard-to-find #0


* THE FORMAT: 208-page trade paperback.

On Sale Oct. 10th $19.95

Cover by David Mazzucchelli

* THE SCOOP: One of the definitive tales of DD is back in print!

* THE STORY: Karen Page has sold the name of Daredevil's secret identity to

the Kingpin! Now, armed with this knowledge, the fat man will take his sweet

time destroying every aspect of Matt Murdock's life! Cast into the abyss,

Matt must battle back, having learned that "a man without hope is a man

without fear"! Reprinting Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli's masterful

work from DAREDEVIL #227 - #233.

* THE FORMAT: 176-page trade paperback.

On Sale Oct. 24th (MarvelPG) $17.95

Cover by Steve Rude* THE SCOOP: Joe Casey and Steve Rude explore the early days of the X-Men!

* THE STORY: You've read Casey's bold vision of the mighty mutants in UNCANNY

X-MEN, now read his interpretation of the original squad! Collecting issues

#1 - #6 of the hit mini-series, this adventure digs deep into the lives of

Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and the Beast to reveal new depths to

the origins of the first X-Men! Professor X and Magneto stand on opposite

sides in the war for evolution -- but which one will draft these powerful

young soldiers? Featuring the art of Steve Rude (SPIDER-MAN: LIFELINES),

Michael Ryan (CABLE) and Essad Ribic (THE BROTHERHOOD), this saga will

please fans of all ages, with its earnest yet modern examination of these

gifted, but troubled youths!

* THE FORMAT: 160-page trade paperback.

On Sale Nov. 21st (MarvelPG) $16.95

'Nuff Said!

Bill Rosemann

Mutating Marketing Communications Manager

Marvel Comics

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