Only a few survivors have managed to escape the apocalyptic wave of death known as Captain Trips. Now, the highly anticipated second arc of their brutal struggle for survival, continuing Marvel's adaption of Stephen King's seminal novel, begins in THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (of 5)! The superstar creative team of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mike Perkins and Laura Martin, who brought you one of the most critically-acclaimed series of last year, THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS, reunites to deliver a shocking tale of despair and destruction unlike any other before! The few, brave survivors must adapt to a reality they never thought possible. This new chapter of the beloved Stephen King novel begins with a cover by Mike Perkins, a stylish variant cover by the red-hot Lee Bermejo, a Lincoln Tunnel variant by superstar David Finch, and a can't-miss sketch variant cover by Perkins! Critics and fans alike have been non-stop raving about Marvel's graphic fiction adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand: "The artwork is fantastic, the story is spot-on, and Marvel hits a home-run with The Stand: Captain Trips." - Ryan McLellan, Aintitcool.com "The Stand: Captain Trips takes one of the better sci-fi horror novels ever written and does it full justice in a new medium." - Jesse Schedeen, IGN.com "Like Stephen King's best work, it features an illuminating and authentic study of characters." - Benjamin Birdie, Comicbookresources.com "Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has been brilliant in adapting Stephen King's novel into the comic medium.taking all the emotion and horror from the classic horror novel and capturing it perfectly. A tremendous achievement." - Paul Stotts, Bloodofthemuse.com Follow along as the sinister Randall Flagg continues his horrific journey across the ravaged wasteland of America. Will the protagonists be able to continue on during humanity's darkest hour? Find out in THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (of 5)! For more on The Stand, please visit Marvel.com's Stand hub or StephenKing.com. The Stand: Captain Trips Premiere HC will be available on March 11th only at comic shops and online comics retailers. THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (OF 5) (JAN092439) THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (OF 5) BERMEJO VARIANT (JAN092440) THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (OF 5) PERKINS VARIANT (JAN092441) THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (OF 5) LINCOLN TUNNEL VARIANT (DEC088100) Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA Art & Cover by MIKE PERKINS Variant Cover by LEE BERMEJO Lincoln Tunnel Variant by DAVID FINCH Sketch Variant by MIKE PERKINS Parental Advisory.$3.99 FOC - 2/19, On-Sale - 3/11/09 THE STAND VOL. 1: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC (DEC082308) THE STAND VOL. 1: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC LIMITED EDITION VARIANT (DEC082309) Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA Penciled by MIKE PERKINS Covers by MIKE PERKINS & LEE BERMEJO Parental Advisory SLC .$24.99 On-Sale-3/11/09! Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This comic series is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King.