A "Dark Reign" falls on the Fantastic Four

Tue, February 10th, 2009 at 1:40pm PST

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Official Press Release

As Dark Reign sweeps across the Marvel Universe, it finds its way to the doorsteps of Marvel’s first family – The Fantastic Four! Join these heroes as they desperately fight to defend themselves as H.A.M.M.E.R agents swarm the Baxter Building in Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #1! Eisner nominated writer Jonathan Hickman and fan favorite artist Sean Chen deliver thrills-a-minute action as the Fantastic Four battle fierce new enemies on this dawn of a darker Marvel Universe. Plus, what does Reed Richards do that drastically changes their lives forever? More importantly, we finally discover the answer to the question: What is the “Bridge?” Plus, don’t miss a special 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by Young Gun Marko Djurdjevic!

Critics and Fans agree new writer Jonathan Hickman has established himself as an elite writer in the comic book world:

“A mastermind…one of the industry's hot new writers,” says Jesse Schedeen, IGN.com

“One of the best writers in the industry,” says Pozzyfreak, Weeklycomicbookreview.com

“Hickman has a unique voice in comics,” says Timothy Callahan, Comicbookresources.com

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #1, as the series – and all Dark Reign related tie-ins-- continue to generate significant buzz and quick sellouts! How will the Fantastic Four respond to the events of Dark Reign throughout the Marvel Universe? Make sure you don’t miss Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #1!

Penciled by SEAN CHEN
70th Anniversary Variant by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC—2/12/09, On-Sale—3/4/09

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