Marvel This Week: Previews of "Civil War: The Return," "Silent War" & More

Mon, January 22nd, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News a look at four titles shipping this Wednesday, January 24th -- "Civil War: The Return" #1, "Punisher War Journal" #3, "Silent War" #1 and "Wolverine" #50. Simply click the images below to enlarge.

CIVIL WAR: THE RETURN #1
WRITER: PAUL JENKINS


PENCILS: TOM RANEY

THE STORY:


As the Civil War rages, two of the universe's greatest heroes are confronted with pasts they can't leave behind in two heart-rendering tales. On Earth, the Sentry confronts his inner demons as the shadows of past and future battles tear him apart. Within The Negative Zone, the walls of 42, are pulled back to reveal the return of one of the Marveldom's greatest heroes…now face-to-face with a Universe they no longer recognize.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #3
COVER BY: ARIEL OLIVETTI


WRITER: MATT FRACTION


PENCILS: ARIEL OLIVETTI


COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE


LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:


Civil War tie in


The Punisher. Captain America. Uneasy allies in even the best of times, now two fugitives fighting a common enemy in CIVIL WAR. Every war is won or lost based on one decisive battle-- this might be the endgame for CIVIL WAR. A clash that's been building for thirty years comes to a ferocious head as The Punisher and Captain America finally collide, and the reverberations will be felt for months to come. Cap made a deal with the devil -- what happens when the devil comes to collect?


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SILENT WAR #1
COVER BY: JOHN WATSON


WRITER: DAVID HINE


PENCILS: ROY ALLAN MARTINEZ


INKS: ROY ALLAN MARTINEZ


COLORED BY: PETER PANTAZIS

THE STORY:


SON OF M told how Quicksilver stole the precious Terrigen Mists from the Inhumans and how Black Bolt retaliated by declaring war on humanity. Now that war is about to break loose as Gorgon leads a terrorist attack on New York. Old friends become deadly enemies when the Fantastic Four are forced to defend their city against the Inhumans.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE #50
COVER BY: SIMONE BIANCHI


WRITER: JEPH LOEB


PENCILS: SIMONE BIANCHI


ED MCGUINNESS


INKS: SIMONE BIANCHI


COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS


LETTERED BY: RICHARD STARKINGS

THE STORY:


"EVOLUTION," PART 1


A DOUBLE-SIZED SPECIAL 50TH ISSUE! WITH SPECTACLAR WRAPAROUND COVER BY BIANCHI!


Superstar Jeph Loeb (Batman: Hush) is joined by future superstar Simone Bianchi for the biggest, best and, quite possibly, last battle between Wolverine and Sabretooth! These sworn foes have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember -- or even imagine. The key to victory is eons old, and it's certain to rock their world. Think you've seen Marvel's fiercest go toe-to-toe before? Those were just warm-ups. Also featuring a 12-page backup story "PUNY LITTLE MAN," by Loeb and superstar Ed McGuinness (Superman/Batman): He's big, he's green, he's mean, and he just got his mitts on Logan. Now THIS is gonna hurt.


48 PGS. Parental Advisory …$3.99

 
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