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Marvel Comics editor Tom Brevoort teased it last night, and now the Avengers Assemble panel at New York Comic Con has made it official: Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca's "Invincible Iron Man" is officially going back to the original numbering of the classic "Iron Man" series with January 2011's "Invincible Iron Man" #500. The issue features the return of the Mandarin and a device that Tony Stark invented and doesn't remember due to his recent memory wiping. It will also launch a brand new War Machine series titled "
Hey, remember when Speedball was sad (so sad) because he played a tangential role in blowing up Stamford, Connecticut and sparking a superhero Civil War, so he decided to turn from a happy, colorful teen superhero into a fetish-infused freakshow by putting on a pain suit that constantly raked his flesh I guess as some form of penance? And then changed his name to Penance? Yeah, that's over now.
The quest for the Kree savior ends in Annihilation: Conquest -- Quasar #4 as Pyhla-Vell, the daughter of Captain Marvel, and the former Avenger Moondragon take on the Phalanx and the Super Adaptoid! Writer Christos Gage (House of M: Avengers, WWH: X-Men) and penciler Mike Lilly (Nightwing) have stacked the odds against our heroes, leaving Phyla's quantum bands drained, and facing an ever-adaptable villain backed with a full Phalanx army and armed with all the powers of the mightiest Avengers!
But who or what has sent Quasar and Moondragon on their quest? Who is the Kree savior? And what will become of the Kree if the Super Adaptoid beats them to their quarry?
The answers lie in Annihilation: Conquest -- Quasar #4 (of 4), the amazing issue that leads directly into Annihilation: Conquest #1!
"The art by Lilly is a great fit for this mini-series, and he truly does a great Super-Adaptoid. The entire artistic team on this book is well-suited to the subject matter, and bring a grace and fluidity to this adventure story," says Adam Chapman of ComiXtr
After years of suffering at the dark hands of the demon Belasco, will Illyana Rasputin finally have her revenge on the devil who stole her innocent soul? In New X-Men #41, three brave squads of Xavier's mutants prepare for the final battle against the devil himself, but the stakes are high - if these Children of the Atom lose the fight then Belasco will pull the entire world into Limbo to find Illyana! The stunning conclusion of the "Quest for Magik" is written by the acclaimed duo of Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle, with pencils and cover by the red-hot Skottie Young.
The pace was fast and furious in the sold-out New X-Men #40 (though copies may be available at
Launched by the Prologue that IGN.com calls a "Must Read," summer's biggest sci-fi epic, Annihilation: Conquest, continues with the pulse-pounding Annihilation: Conquest - Quasar #1 (of 4), as Phyla-Vell-- the daughter of Captain Marvel--takes center stage. Written by Christos Gage (Wizard Magazine's "2007 Writer to Watch") and penciled by Mike Lilley (Vampirella)
The Hulk has returned to Earth and he's making sure the school of hard knocks is in session for the X-Men! In World War Hulk: X-Men #1 (of 3), the Hulk continues his assault against the clandestine cabal known as The Illuminati, the same group who exiled him into space. One member of that group-Professor Charles Xavier-was not part of that decision and now the Hulk wan