"War of Kings" #2 Sells Out, Reprint Variant Announced

Wed, April 8th, 2009 at 8:48am PDT

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Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that War of Kings #2 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level) and will return with War of Kings #2 Second Printing Variant! The fan favorite creative team of writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (better known as DnA) and artist Paul Pelletier deliver a groundbreaking event that will shock the entire Marvel Universe to its core! There has never been a galactic showdown with these kinds of repercussions! Watch as the Kree, the Inhumans, and the Shi’ar Empire all lay out their true intentions. Now that Vulcan has unleashed his boundless rage, what will be the fallout? There may be no way out for these powerful entities as they head towards a planetary Armageddon! Don’t miss Pelletier’s powerful interior artwork on the cover of this new second printing variant!

Critics and Fans can’t stop talking about this mind-blowing cosmic event:

“What Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning have achieved here is a tremendously entertaining and energetic event that is not only epic and action-packed but intimate and character driven...the textbook definition of how to execute major superhero storylines.” – Daniel Crown, IGN.com

“War of Kings mixes epic drama with engaging character moments…Abnett and Lanning can juggle it all with style.” – Timothy Callahan, Comicbookresources.com

“Fun stuff all around...War of Kings has the personal touch of drama mixed with the sheer excitement of a war in space.” – Chris Smits, Mania.com

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all War of Kings issues, as the exhilarating event continues to generate significant buzz and quick sell-outs. Abnett and Lanning provide fast paced cosmic chaos at a break-neck speed! Don’t miss as the seeds of all-out universal war are planted in War of Kings #2 Second Printing Variant!

WAR OF KINGS #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (FEB098601)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Pencils by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by PAUL PELLETIER
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC--4/16/09, On-Sale--5/6/09

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