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Stephen King's The Stand

The Stand: American Nightmares #1 in Stores This Wednesday

This Wednesday, the next chapter in the critically acclaimed saga kicks off

The acclaimed creative team of writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Mike Perkins, reunite for the highly anticipated THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1, on sale this Wednesday! Lauded for their collaboration on the acclaimed series THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS, this fan-favorite team returns with the second chapter to their adaptation of Stephen King's seminal novel "The Stand"! Randall Flagg continues his journey amidst the ruins and destruction that surrounds him. He travels through the devastated landscape of America while the few survivors of the deadly super flu, Captain Trips, fight for their survival. Featuring variant covers from superstars Lee Bermejo (THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS) and David Finch (ULTIMATUM), this is the issue you can't miss! Critics are raving about the creative team behind THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS: "Aguirre-Sacasa deserves a lot of credit for so aptly weaving various chapters together into a cohesive narrative. The writer has covered a lot of ground in a short time, and I'm not sure there has ever been a point where the comic has come up lacking." Jesse Schedeen, IGN.Com "Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa does such a phenomenal job capturing the tone and the spirit of the book it's hard to believe King isn't whispering in his ear as he writes the scripts. The art by Mike Perkins and the coloring by Laura Martin could not fit the story better if they tried." Jeff Dixon, iFanboy.com Pick up The THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 - in stores this week! For more on The Stand, please visit www.marvel.com/thestand or www.stephenking.com. THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC will be available on March 11th only at comic shops and online comics retailers. Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King. 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 ON SALE 3/11/09! THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS PREMIERE HC (DEC082308) THE STAND: 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! To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook Check out the official Marvel Shop for your favorite Marvel Heroes! Download episodes of X-Men: Evolutionicon now on iTunes!

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