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SECRET INVASION #1 and #2 To Be Reprinted With Variant Covers

Posted by Sarah LeBoeuf On May - 16 - 2008

Marvel announced today that the first two issues of their big summer event, SECRET INVASION #1 and #2, have both completely sold out, as well as tie-ins NEW AVENGERS #40 and MIGHTY AVENGERS #12. These issues are going back to print with variant covers. Hit the jump for the full press release straight from Marvel, as well as some variant artwork the publisher was nice enough to send along.

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Secret Invasion & Tie-Ins Return With New Printings!

The comic book event of year continues as fans, retailers and critics agree-Secret Invasion is a smash hit! Due to overwhelming demand, leading to quick sell outs at Diamond, Marvel is pleased to announce they’ll be going back to press with new printings of Secret Invasion #1, Secret Invasion #2, New Avengers #40 and Mighty Avengers #12! Each of these new printings, which continue the quick sell outs for all Secret Invasion tie-in issues, are written by event architect Brian Michael Bendis and reveal just how deep the Skrulls plans go!

Secret Invasion #1 Third Printing Variant features a black & white version cover of artist Leinil Yu’s stunning cover to the issue.

Secret Invasion #2 Second Printing Variant features the art of interior artist Leinil Yu on the cover, highlighting a terrifying new development in the Skrull invasion!

New Avengers #40 Second Printing Variant features the art of interior artist Jim Cheung on the cover, revealing just how the Skrulls prepared for their overwhelming invasion of Earth!

Mighty Avengers #13 Second Printing Variant features a top secret cover, with such massive implications for the Marvel Universe that w can’t show you any of the art! Nick Fury’s new team, the Secret Warriors, are assembled in this issue and you can’t miss out on the origin of the team
that will shake the Marvel Universe to its core!

Now that the Invasion is underway and the world’s greatest heroes face impossible odds, have the Skrulls already won? Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on Secret Invasion and all tie-ins, as they continue to sell out quickly at Diamond. The Skrulls are here…and who do you
trust?

Please note that Secret Invasion #1, Secret Invasion #2, New Avengers #40 and Mighty Avengers #13 may still be available at the retail level.

SECRET INVASION #1 (of 8) THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (FEB088167)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

SECRET INVASION #2 (of 8) SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088025)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

NEW AVENGERS #40 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088024)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by JIM CHEUNG
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Rated A …$2.99
FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08

MIGHTY AVENGERS #13 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR088054)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by ALEX MALEEV
Cover by TOP SECRET
Rated A …$2.99
FOC-5/22/08, On-Sale-6/11/08



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