Marvel Previews: "Union Jack," "X-Men: First Class," "Sensational Spider-Man" & More

Thu, August 31st, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Marvel Comics has released preview pages from September 20th shipping titles "Union Jack" #1, "X-Men: First Class" #1, "Sensational Spider-Man" #30, "Stan Lee Meets Dr. Strange" and "Moon Knight" #5.

UNION JACK #1 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTIOS GAGE


Pencils & Cover by MIKE PERKINS

Spinning out of CAPTAIN AMERICA, Britain's premier super hero has mere hours to prevent multiple terrorist attacks on London by an army of super-villains! UNION JACK leads SABRA and the new ARABIAN KNIGHT into battle! But when his boss at MI5 risks innocent lives to bring down the enemy, Union Jack faces a tough choice--and the fate of London itself rests on his decision.


Don't miss the limited series that redefines Union Jack for the 21st century, with stunning pencils by fan-favorite CAPTAIN AMERICA ARTIST MIKE PERKINS!


Guest starring: SABRA, ARABIAN KNIGHT, BATROC THE LEAPER, MACHETTE, ZARAN, BOOMERANG, CROSSFIRE, JACK O'LANTERN, SHOCKWAVE, and more! It's all here, baby!

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #1

Written by JEFF PARKER


Penciled by ROGER CRUZ


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

For millions of years, mankind's place on Earth was unchallenged... until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human. While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of a mutant dynasty!

32 pgs./Rated A ...$2.99

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #30

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA


Penciled by ANGEL MEDINA


Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

"THE DEADLY FOES OF PETER PARKER " Part 2 (of 3)


Against his wishes, the Molten Man has joined the Chameleon's efforts to bring down Spider-Man once and for all. Meanwhile, as Spidey reels from his battle with shockmeister Electro, the theatre where Mary Jane is rehearsing a play is under attack...by a swarm of deadly bees! Just how many deadly foes has the Chameleon enlisted to destroy Peter Parker's life?

32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

STAN LEE MEETS DR. STRANGE

Written by STAN LEE & BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by ALAN DAVIS & MARK BAGLEY


Cover by ALAN DAVIS

The second of a series of stand-alone specials celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Stan Lee's employment at Marvel! First, Stan and artist Olivier Coipel present a meeting between "The Man" and his web-slinging creation! Then, Joss Whedon and Michael Gaydos take you to an interdimensional cross-time comic book convention! And finally, a representation of the classic Stan-scripted AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #87, in which Spidey reveals his true identity to his closest friends!

48 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

MOON KNIGHT #5

Written by CHARLIE HUSTON


Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH

"The Bottom: Friendless and Alone"


They promised Taskmaster that Marc Spector would be a sitting duck. When Taskmaster was done with his work, Spector would be battered, bruised, friendless and, most important, alone. Only one problem: Spector is not alone. He's got a friend. His name is Khonshu. And today, he's got Moon Knight's back. It's time for round two. Part 5 (of 6).


32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

 
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