Marvel: Press Release 3-31-09
What’s old is new again!
One of Mark Millar’s teams gets renamed to more represent the franchise they’re coming out of and it’s looking nice!
Get Ready For The Fantastic Force!
Exploding from the pages of Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch’s Fantastic Four comes an electrifyingly, thrilling new super-team in the Marvel U—the Fantastic Force! Fantastic Force #1 (of 5), from acclaimed sci-fi writer/director Joe Ahearne and fan-favorite artist Steve Kurth come meet the Hooded Man, Lightwave, Banner, Natalie X, Psionic and Alex Ultron! The last six super humans from a dystopian future, they’ve saved what was left of a devastated humanity and relocated them to an artificial planet in present day! Now comes their most challenging test yet…create a better utopian society! However, we all know in the Marvel U nothing can ever go peacefully or easy! There are vast forces who look to move against them… and the Fantastic Force shouldn’t forget a particular threat from their own era! Plus, 8 pages of Director’s Cut Extras!
Make sure you hop on board this hot new limited series beginning with Fantastic Force #1!
FANTASTIC FORCE #1 (of 5) (FEB092535)
Written by JOE AHEARNE
Pencils by STEVE KURTH
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
FOC – 4/2/09, On-Sale – 4/22/09
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