The Secret Wars rocked the Marvel Universe and one unstoppable force pitted heroes against other heroes—the powerful entity known as the Beyonder! Now, in New Avengers: Illuminati #3 (of 5), the Illuminati—comprised of Mr. Fantastic, Black Bolt, Dr Strange, Professor X and Iron Man—are going to make sure he doesn't interfere ever again. This action packed story from co-writers Brian Michael Bendis (New Avengers, Mighty Avengers) and Brian Reed (Ms. Marvel) also reveals the Beyonder's untold origin…and how he's connected to one of the Illuminati's major players! Fan favorite Jim Cheung provides the gorgeous pencils for this issue, bringing you a titanic confrontation between the Illuminati and the Beyonder that you don't want to miss. Recounting untold tales of the Illuminati's involvement in Marvel's biggest moments, New Avengers: Illuminati has drawn rave reviews from critics. "It's the kind of story Bendis does best," raved Micahel Deeley of SilverBulletComicBooks.com. "It's an ideological battle at heart with characters motivated by their personal beliefs… In short, it's a uniquely Marvel story." As another unknown Illuminati tale is revealed, how will the rest of the Marvel Universe be affected? And just what will the Beyonder, a man with infinite power, do when confronted by our five heroes? Oh c'mon, you know there's only one way to find out—check out New Avengers: Illuminati #3, on sale this week! NEW AVENGERS: ILLUMINATI #3 (of 5) (MAR072103) Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS AND BRIAN REED Pencils and Cover by JIM CHEUNG Rated T+ …$2.99 On Sale—5/31/07!