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Marvel Comics Shipping October 17, 2007

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at new books shipping next week, October 17, 2007, to comic stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Avengers Classic" #5, "Marvel Comics Presents" #2, "Mighty Avengers" #5, "New Excalibur" #24 and "Penance: Relentless" #2, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

AVENGERS CLASSIC #5

COVER BY: ART ADAMS

WRITER: DWAYNE MCDUFFIE

STAN LEE

PENCILS: MICHAEL OEMING

INKS: MICHAEL OEMING

COLORED BY: TOM ZIUKO

LETTERED BY: VC - RUS WOOTON

THE STORY:

Another epic in the annals of the strongest super-team of all! Witness the mighty Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Giant-Man and the wonderful Wasp defend against the incredible Hulk and "The Invasion of the Lava Men!"…a tale only Stan and Jack could tell! Plus: An all-new story written by Dwayne McDuffie (FANTASTIC FOUR) spotlighting Cap and Thor's earliest partnership!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #2

COVER BY: STUART IMMONEN

WRITER: MARC GUGGENHEIM

KATHRYN IMMONEN

M. ZACHARY SHERMAN

RICH KOSLOWSKI

PENCILS: DAVE WILKINS

STUART IMMONEN

KHOI PHAM

INKS: DAVE WILKINS

COLORED BY: TONY WASHINGTON

LETTERED BY: DAVE SHARPE

THE STORY:

Hellcat leaps into action coming face-to-face with her darkest nightmare-herself!?! And if one man could single-handedly take down a S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, it's-Taskmaster! Meanwhile, the mystery deepens, as we learn more about a secret team, dedicated to the ideals of Captain America…in a manner of speaking. And if that weren't enough-who is-what is-Weapon Omega? Find the answer in the second issue of Marvel's all-new, cutting-edge anthology!

40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

MIGHTY AVENGERS #5

COVER BY: FRANK CHO

WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

PENCILS: FRANK CHO

INKS: FRANK CHO

COLORED BY: JASON KEITH

LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:

Iron Man has been destroyed, the Sentry's wife is murdered, nuclear missiles are being launched around the world and the one man with the plan to stop the new and improved Ultron...is a God of War who's been an Avenger a total of five minutes.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW EXCALIBUR #24

COVER BY: BILLY TAN

WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT

PENCILS: JEREMY HAUN

INKS: DAVE MEIKIS

COLORED BY: LAURA VILLARI

LETTERED BY: TOM ORZECHOWSKI

THE STORY:

The sun never sets on the British Empire, but Albion has ushered in an age of darkness. He has neutralized all technology in Britain, reducing the island to a pre-industrial state. His corps of Shadow Captains has cemented his control and now serves as the standing army in his war against Roma and the Captain Britain Corps. Excalibur is the only hope to overcome this threat, but what chance do they have with a traitor lurking in their ranks?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

PENANCE: RELENTLESS #2

COVER BY: PAUL GULACY

WRITER: PAUL JENKINS

PENCILS: PAUL GULACY

INKS: PAUL GULACY

COLORED BY: RAINIER BEREDO

LETTERED BY: VC - JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:

The most hated man in America has now become the most dangerous man in America. After going AWOL from the Thunderbolts, Robbie Baldwin hunts down the one man who can help him get what he needs as the C.S.A. and S.H.I.E.L.D. scramble to figure out exactly what the hero formerly known as Speedball is after.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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