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Civil War Foreign Affairs in Black Panther #23

Civil War Debut: Punisher War Journal #1 Sells Out

Civil War Foreign Affairs in Black Panther #23

With their world tour of diplomacy reaching its final stop, the newlyweds Black Panther and Storm visit the United States…in the middle of Civil War! In Black Panther #23, the royal Wakandan couple decide to get involved. But whose side are they on?

Black Panther and Storm are poised to play a pivotal part in Civil War and will have a major impact in the outcome of the war. When the dust settles and one side is declared the winner, this royal couple will have had a large hand in the final battle and their role is all set up in these tie-in issues of Black Panther!

Writer Reginald Hudlin welcomes the stunning pencils of Aspen’s Koi Turnbull, all wrapped inside a Michael Turner cover. Oh, and did I forget to mention it’s a Civil War tie-in?

It’s part 1 of a 3-issue arc entitled “Foreign Affairs” as Black Panther and Storm bring their unique brand of foreign aid to Civil War. Pick up Black Panther #23 to see whose side they’re on. It may not be what you think…

BLACK PANTHER #23 (OCT062147)
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN
Penciled by KOI TURNBULL
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 12/7, On-Sale – 12/27/2006


Civil War Debut: Punisher War Journal #1 Sells Out

The Punisher has made his lethal return to the Marvel Universe amidst Civil War in the premiere issue of Punisher War Journal. The first issue has sold out at Diamond and Marvel is rushing back to press with a Civil War-style Second Printing Variant Cover by Young Guns Reloaded artist Ariel Olivetti.

Written by Matt Fraction and the recently dubbed Young Gun Olivetti, Punisher War Journal finds Frank Castle focusing his war on crime once again on super-powered villains.

Steven G. Saunders of SilverBulletComicBooks.com called the first issue, “a great book…This is solid Punisher, with Matt Fraction treating the character of Frank Castle with the love and respect he deserves.”

For more of Young Gun Ariel Olivetti’s Punisher, be sure to check out the Young Guns Reloaded Sketchbook, on-sale now.

Retailers be advised that the ordering code for Punisher War Journal #1 Second Printing Variant will be available starting next week.

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
32 PGS./NO ADS/ Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 12/14, On-Sale – 1/3/2007

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