Marvel releases advance "War of Kings" #1 preview

Tue, February 3rd, 2009 at 3:08pm PST | Updated: February 3rd, 2009 at 3:09pm

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Official Press Release

Get ready for a pivotal turning point in Marvel’s cosmic history! Fan favorite writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning team up with acclaimed artist Paul Pelletier to present War of Kings #1! Black Bolt and the Inhumans attempt to restore their strength and security only to find themselves in a face-to-face confrontation with the Shi’Ar Empire led by X-Men nemesis Vulcan. All your favorite sci-fi characters are on a collision course and the war starts NOW!

“It seems Abnett and Lanning are unbeatable when it comes to space tales,” says Mike Sims of MarvelNoise.com about the writing team behind War of Kings.

“Pelletier does an excellent job of capturing the differences in features between panels AND characters, and handles the sketching of all sorts of different characters with finesse. This is a very versatile and talented artist,” raves JC of ComicNerd.com about War of Kings artist Paul Pelletier.

Who will rule? Find out in War of Kings #1!

WAR OF KINGS #1 (of 6) (JAN092531)
WAR OF KINGS #1 YU VARIANT (JAN092532)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
50/50 Variant Cover by RON LIM
Variant Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 2/12, On-Sale – 3/4/2009

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