Marvel Comics Announcements From The Chicago Comic-Con

by Jeff

spiderman_secretwars Marvel Comics Announcements From The Chicago Comic-ConMarvel Comics has announced the following miniseries, annuals and one shots at the Chicago Comic-Con. They will be available starting in November and December of 2009. Enjoy!

SPIDER-MAN AND THE SECRET WARS
Four Issue Miniseries
Starts December 2009
Written by Paul Tobin
Drawn by Patrick Scherberger

Described as “a whole new perspective on the classic Secret Wars… with each self-contained issue, Tobin returns to a different part of the Secret Wars saga…”

DARK AVENGER ANNUAL #1
December 2009
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Drawn by Chris Bachalo
“The story picks up on a lingering thread from the main DARK AVENGERS series, namely Marvel Boy going missing after discovering that his team consists of murders and psychopaths.”

NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3
December 2009
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Drawn by Mike Mayhew
“… picks up right after the shocking events of DARK REIGN: THE LIST and features the lovely ladies of the Avengers on a mission to recover two fellow teammates suddenly gone missing in action: Luke Cage and Clint Barton.”

ASSAULT ON NEW OLYMPUS PROLOGUE
November 2009
Written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente
Cover by Adi Granov
“The storyline begins as Hera’s actions imperil the larger Marvel Universe, but her motivations don’t exactly fit in line with those of your typical super villain.”

DARK X-MEN
Miniseries
Starts November 2009
Written by Paul Cornell
Drawn by Leonard Kirk
“… collaborating once more to chronicle the exploitations of Norman Osborn’s handpicked mutants after the events of DARK AVENGERS/UNCANNY X-MEN: UTOPIA in the limited series DARK X-MEN, hitting shelves this November.”

REALM OF KINGS
one-shot
November 2009
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning
Drawn by Leonardo Manco
“… sets the landscape and tone for the event”

REALM OF KINGS: INHUMANS
Five Issue Miniseries
November 2009
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning
Drawn by Pablo Raimondi
“…a family torn apart by the death of their King sends a tragic rift through the Royal Family.”

REALM OF KINGS: IMPERIAL GUARD
Five Issue Miniseries
November 2009
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning
Drawn by Kev Walker
“…tries to put together the shambles of the Shi’Ar Empire left behind following the demise of Lilandra and Vulcan.”

S.W.O.R.D.
New Series
Written by Kieron Gillen
Drawn by Steven Sanders
Covers by John Cassaday
“Hypervelocity orbital action/politics/romance/awesomeness comic. The continuing adventures of Earth’s first-line interstellar intelligence agency.”

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