Preview: The Stand: Captain Trips #5

Tue, January 27th, 2009 at 9:02am PST

It’s here! As trepidation builds, the infectious superflu Captain Trips has ravaged the nation and no one has been spared. Follow along as The Stand: Captain Trips #5 (of 5), by the superstar creative team of Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, Mike Perkins and Laura Martin, barrels to the its epic conclusion and hits stands this week! Slowly but surely, society is beginning to crumble and the long awaited arrival of the Dark Man, the “Devil himself”, Randall Flagg is sure to send rifts throughout the country and chills down your spine. And be sure not to miss the must have stunning sketch variant cover for the issue by Lee Bermejo and the last in Mike Perkin’s connecting variant covers!

Fans and critics agree, this series has been red-hot from the very beginning and a must have for any Stephen King fan!

“The Stand: Captain Trips hits that sweet spot in offering something for both fans of the novel and newcomers.” raves Jesse Schedeen from IGN.com

“Captain Trips continues to be a prime example of an adaptation that respects the source material and makes fantastic use of the comic medium.” – Kyle Posluszny of WeeklyComicBookReview.com

Nothing good can come from the emergence of Randall Flagg. With the world slowly dying around them, what can possibly lie ahead for our protagonists? Find out in the final issue of The Stand: Captain Trips #5 (of 5)!

For more on The Stand, please visit http://www.marvel.com/thestand" target="_blank">www.marvel.com/thestand or http://www.stephenking.com" target="_blank">www.stephenking.com. The Stand: Captain Trips Premiere HC will be available on March 11th only at comic shops and online comics retailers.

Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King.

 

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