On sale this week from Marvel Comics is FF #5, continuing the long awaited "War of Four Cities" storyline. Written by Jonathan Hickman and illustrated by guest artist Barry Kitson, the story finds Mr. Fantastic assembling his worst enemies to help defend our universe from a war being waged by Reed Richardses from other dimensions. In the new issue, one of the Council of Reeds takes the fight to Atlantis, which is defended by the Invisible Woman and Spider-Man. Also, a wayward Marvel hero returns to join the fray...FF #5 can be purchased this week at comics shops everywhere or online from Things From Another World.

For much more on Jonathan Hickman's work with the Fantastic Four/FF, be sure to catch up on the series annotations by ComicsAlliance's own David Uzumeri, featuring contributions by Hickman himself.

FF #5

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Penciled by BARRY KITSON

Cover by MARK BAGLEY

I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA Variant by SKOTTIE YOUNG

The War of Four Cities: Part Two

As the War of Four Cities heats up, the Universal Inhumans enter the fray! What role will the FF play in things to come? Prepare for epic battles, live lost and saved, and the awaited return of a beloved Marvel hero!

32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99