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Five Days of The Fantastic: Fantastic Four #570 Cassaday Variant!

FantasticFour_570_CassadaySketchVariantMarvel is pleased to provide your first look at superstar artist John Cassaday’s stunning sketch variant cover to Fantastic Four #570!

FANTASTIC FOUR #570 (JUN090532)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY VARIANT (JUN090533)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098389)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090534)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
70th Frame Variant by DALE EAGLESHAM
Rated A …$2.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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Five Days of The Fantastic: Fantastic Four #570 70th Anniversary Frame Variant!

FantasticFour_570_FrameVariantMarvel is pleased to provide your first look at the 70th Anniversary Frame Variant to Fantastic Four #570, by red hot artist Dale Eaglesham!

FANTASTIC FOUR #570 (JUN090532)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY VARIANT (JUN090533)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098389)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090534)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
70th Frame Variant by DALE EAGLESHAM
Rated A …$2.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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Five Days of The Fantastic: The New Fantastic Four Logo

FantasticFour_570_NewLogoMarvel is pleased to provide your first look at the new logo making its debut on the cover of Fantastic Four #570 as a new era for Marvel’s First Family begins here!

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FANTASTIC FOUR #570 (JUN090532)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY VARIANT (JUN090533)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098389)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090534)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
70th Frame Variant by DALE EAGLESHAM
Rated A …$2.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE ENDS TODAY

Ultimatum05CoverIt’s the final curtain call for the Ultimate Universe as you know it in Ultimatum #5, ON SALE NOW! From Emmy & Eisner award-winning superstar writer Jeph Loeb and superstar artist David Finch comes the shocking conclusion to the Ultimatum event that has everyone buzzing! Will the X-Men settle the score with Magneto once and for all, or will the master of magnetism have the last laugh? And what is Doctor Doom’s role in all this madness? As some of the Ultimate Universe’s greatest heroes take their final bows, how will this world-ending event conclude? Don’t miss the exciting variant cover editions of Ultimatum #5 from superstars David Finch, Gabriele Dell’Otto, and Ed McGuinness!

Who will live? Who will die? What will become of the Ultimate Universe? Find out these startling answers in Ultimatum #5!

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ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5) (MAR092515)
ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5) FINCH GATEFOLD VARIANT (MAR92518)
ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5) MCGUINNESS VARIANT
ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5) MCGUINNESS SKETCH VARIANT
ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5) DELL’OTTO VARIANT

Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Sketch Variant by ED MCGUINNESS
Gatefold Variant by DAVID FINCH
Rated T+…$3.99
ON SALE NOW!

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Five Days of The Fantastic: A Look Inside FANTASTIC FOUR #570

Marvel is pleased to provide your first look inside the hotly-anticipated Fantastic Four #570, from the team of Jonathan Hickman and Dale Eaglesham!

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FANTASTIC FOUR #570 (JUN090532)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY VARIANT (JUN090533)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098389)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090534)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
70th Frame Variant by DALE EAGLESHAM
Rated A …$2.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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Punisher: RIP

Punisher_08_RestInPiecesVariantDark Reign The List brings the most dramatic changes ever to Punisher! Dark Wolverine faces off against Frank Castle and the Punisher’s (after)life is altered forever! Beginning with Punisher #8, don’t miss four special Rest In Pieces Variants, all clues to the startling changes ahead for the Punisher!

PUNISHER #8 (JUN090558)
PUNISHER #8 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090559)
PUNISHER #8 REST IN PIECES VARIANT (JUN098029)

Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT
Cover by MIKE MCKONE
70th Frame Variant by STEVE DILLON
Rest In Pieces Variant by TOM RANEY
Parental Advisory …$2.99
FOC—7/28/09, On-Sale—8/19/09

PUNISHER #9 (JUL090548)
PUNISHER #9 REST IN PIECES VARIANT (JUN098030)

Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT
Cover by MIKE MCKONE
Rest In Pieces Variant by TOM RANEY
Parental Advisory …$2.99
FOC—8/27/09, On-Sale—9/16/09

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Celebrate Marvel’s 70th Anniversary With Your Local Comic Shop!

Marvel_70thAnniversary_PartyOn August 11th, 2009, comic fans all over will celebrate Marvel’s 70th Anniversary at their local comic shops and we’ve got the complete list of participating retailers. Click over to http://marvel.com/news/comicstories.8874 to download a full list of retailers participating in Marvel 70th Anniversary parties, offering exclusive limited edition variants, early on sale release of The Marvels Project #1, special sales, and more! All retailer parties begin at 9pm local CaptainAmerica_Reborn_02_FrameVarianttime. As a special thank you to retailers, Marvel is sending a limited edition Captain America: Reborn #2 70th Anniversary Frame Variant to all participating stores!

Plus, at select Barnes & Noble STORES across the country, you can meet Marvel’s most popular creators, sit in on Q&A sessions and get your favorite comics autographed. All events begin at 7pm local time. As a special added bonus, all participating Barnes and Noble locations will feature guest appearances by major Marvel Characters!

NYC
SPECIAL GUESTS IRON MAN AND SPIDER-MAN

150 E 86TH Street
New York, NY

  • Joe Quesada
  • Chris Claremont
  • Greg Pak
  • Klaus Janson
  • Fred Van Lente

ATLANTA
SPECIAL GUEST WOLVERINE

2900 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

  • Daniel Way
  • Paul Jenkins
  • Mark Bagley

LA
SPECIAL GUEST HULK
The Grove at Farmer’s Market
189 Grove Drive Suite K 30
Los Angeles, CA 90036

  • Jeph Loeb
  • Craig Kyle
  • Chris Yost
  • Mark Waid

PORTLAND
SPECIAL GUEST ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN

Clackamas Towne Center Mall
12000 SE 82nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97266

  • Brian Michael Bendis
  • Jeff Parker
  • Rick Remender

SEATTLE
SPECIAL GUEST CAPTAIN AMERICA
2675 NE University Village Street.
Seattle, WA 98105

  • Ed Brubaker
  • Clayton Crain

For more information on Marvel’s 70th Anniversary, head over to www.marvel.com/70. And remember—Make Mine ’39!

Captain America #601 Sells Out & Returns With New Printing!

CaptainAmerica_601_SecondPrintingVariantMarvel is pleased to announce that Captain America #601 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may be available at the retail level) and will return with Captain America #601 Second Printing Variant! Eisner-winning scribe Ed Brubaker (Captain America, The Marvels Project, Incognito) and legendary artist Gene Colan (Howard the Duck, Tomb Of Dracula) present Captain America and Bucky’s most supernatural WWII mission: the eradication of vampires in Belgium! This new printing features a new stylized version of Gene Colan’s original cover art.

“The legendary Colan continues to evolve as an artist, and he here pushes his shadowy, pseudo-painted style to the next level.”- Dan Phillips, IGN.Com

“Colan is in top form here, with his pencil work highlighted both by Dean White’s colors”- Chad Nevett, ComicBookResources.Com

“If you are a Captain America fan, Bucky fan, vampire fan or World War II fan, this title is certainly for you.”- Kevin Powers, ComicsBulletin.Com

Don’t miss Captain America #601 Second Printing Variant!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #601 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JUN098217)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by GENE COLAN
Cover by GENE COLAN
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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Five Days Of The Fantastic: Marvel Unveils Cover To FANTASTIC FOUR #570

FantasticFour_570_AlanDavisCoverMarvel is pleased to unveil the cover to Fantastic Four #570 by the legendary Alan Davis! Acclaimed author Jonathan Hickman (Secret Warriors) and superstar artist Dale Eaglesham join forces to bring you a brand new comics experience! Reed Richards has one goal — solve everything — but has Mr. Fantastic finally found an obstacle he can’t overcome? It all starts here!

FANTASTIC FOUR #570 (JUN090532)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY VARIANT (JUN090533)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 CASSADAY SKETCH VARIANT (JUN098389)
FANTASTIC FOUR #570 70TH FRAME VARIANT (JUN090534)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
70th Frame Variant by DALE EAGLESHAM
Rated A …$2.99
FOC—8/4/09, On-Sale—8/26/09

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Marvelman Now A Part of Marvel Comics!

MarvelmanLogoThe biggest news of Comic Con International in San Diego was revealed moments ago and jaws are still on the floor—the world-renowned super hero Marvelman is now part of the Marvel Comics family! Marvel Comics has purchased the rights to Marvelman from creator Mick Anglo and his representatives, finding a home for one of the most sought after heroes in graphic fiction!

“It is an honor to work with Mick Anglo to bring his creation to a larger audience than ever before,” said Dan Buckley, CEO & Publisher, Print, Animation & Digital Media, Marvel Entertainment Inc. “Fans are in for something special as they discover just what makes Marvelman such an important character in comic book history.”

Originally created in 1954 by Mick Anglo and appearing in some of the most celebrated comic stories of all time, MarvelmanByJoeQuesadaMarvelman is Micky Moran, a young reporter gifted with the power to save the world by simply uttering the word “kimota”!

“I did not think it would ever happen,” said Mick Anglo. “It’s a wonderful thing to see my creation finally back.”

Marvelman is back and he’s found a new home at Marvel Comics! What’s next for Mick Anglo’s legendary creation? Stay tuned to Marvel.Com (http://www.marvel.com/news/comicstories.8869) for all the news on Marvelman and this exciting new addition to the Marvel family!

And to join in the celebration, visit the Marvel Shop (http://shop.marvel.com) to purchase limited edition Marvelman t-shirts! Plus, this September, don’t miss the Marvelman by Quesada Poster exclusively at comic shops everywhere!

MARVELMAN BY QUESADA POSTER (JUN098040)
24 x 36…$8.99
On-Sale 9/2/09

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