On sale next month is Defenders #8, beginning artist Jamie McKelvie's run on the Marvel Comics superhero series written by Matt Fraction. McKelvie replaces Terry and Rachel Dodson on the series, which stars Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Silver Surfer, and Red She-Hulk on a quest that Fraction said he hopes will explain "everything that has ever happened in the Marvel Universe." Best known for Phonogram and X-Men: Season One, McKelvie's first issue of Defenders guest stars Black Cat. Check it out below.

DEFENDERS #8 (MAY120697)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Penciled by JAMIE MCKELVIE

Cover by TERRY DODSON

FOC – 6/18/12, On-Sale – 7/11/12

After traveling to Wakanda, the Defenders must journey into the forbidden land of Z'Gambo to face off against the evil John Aman, Prince of Orphans! What sort of secrets is he protecting, and can the Defenders find out before it's too late? But they're not the only ones after his secret, as the Black Cat makes her own bid to steal it away!