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Marvel Comics 01.28.08 | Stephen King Extravaganza

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thestand_header.jpgThe latest chapter in two adaptations from the master of horror hit store shelves this Wednesday with Dark Tower: Treachery #5 and The Stand: Captain Trips #5, and we have a pair of 7-page previews to whet your appetite.

 

 

 

The Stand: Captain Trips #5 Hits Comic Shop Shelves This Week!

 

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 www.marvel.com/thestand or http://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.

 

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #5 (of 5) (NOV082338)

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #5 (of 5) PERKINS VARIANT (NOV082339)

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #5 (of 5) BERMEJO VARIANT (NOV082340)

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by MIKE PERKINS

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

Parental Advisory...$3.99

ON SALE 1/28/09!

 

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC (DEC082308)

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC LIMITED EDITION VARIANT (DEC082309)

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by MIKE PERKINS

Covers by MIKE PERKINS & LEE BERMEJO

Parental Advisory SLC ...$24.99

On-Sale-3/11/09

Dark Tower: Treachery #5 In Stores This Week!

 

There is one man who stands in the way of Walter O'Dim and Good Man John Farson's quest for power...and he must be eliminated! The critically-acclaimed comic book series, inspired by Stephen King's seminal Dark Tower, continues this week in Dark Tower: Treachery #5 (of 6)! After enlisting the wife of Steven Deschain, will she acquiesce to help them meet their goal? The adventures never stop in Mid-World and with the chart-topping team of writers Robin Furth & Peter David, artists Jae Lee & Richard Isanove, Roland and his Ka-Tet are being kept busy. The Crimson King will do anything to get Maerlyn's Grapefruit and will stop at nothing to make sure that Mid-World is plunged into chaos. With a variant cover by Daniel Acuna and a sketch cover by Jae Lee, this is one issue you don't want to miss!

 

Can Roland and his faithful Ka-Tet stop the crazed Farson from killing Gilead 's ruler? Why is the nightmare sphere so important to the Crimson King? Find out the answers and more when you witness Stephen King's magnum opus in the pages of DARK TOWER: TREACHERY #5 (of 6), in stores this THIS WEDNESDAY!

 

For more on Dark Tower , please visit StephenKing.com and Marvel.com's  Dark Tower hub (http://www.marvel.com/comics/dark_tower)

 

DARK TOWER: TREACHERY #5 (of 6) (NOV082341)

DARK TOWER: TREACHERY #5 (of 6) ACUNA VARIANT (NOV082342)

DARK TOWER: TREACHERY #5 (of 6) LEE VARIANT (NOV082343)

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Pencils & Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE

Variant Cover by DANIEL ACUNA

Sketch Variant by JAE LEE

Parental Advisory...$3.99 

ON SALE 1/28/09

©2008 Stephen King. All rights reserved. Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc.

This comic series is produced under license from The Doubleday

 

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