New Avengers #40 [Standard Cover]
(June 2008)

Marvel, 2005 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960605547004011
Editing:
Tom Brevoort; Molly Lazer (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy paper
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Cover sports Secret Invasion trade dress.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Aleksi Briclot (Painted)
Inks:
Aleksi Briclot (Painted)
Colors:
Aleksi Briclot (Painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrull Versions of Iron Man; Hulk; Thor; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Loki

Indexer Notes

Cover is a tribute to the cover of Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers.

[Credits and Recap] (Table of Contents)

New Avengers / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

["Your Excellence. The damage report is..."] (Table of Contents)

New Avengers / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils:
Jim Cheung
Inks:
John Dell
Colors:
Justin Ponsor
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Albert Deschesne; Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrulls; Emperor Dorrek; Queen Veranke; CAMEOS: Galactus; Nova [Frankie Raye]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Skrull versions of Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; Elektra; Black Bolt
Synopsis:
On a world in the Skrull empire, scientists begin to do experimentation on human genetic material; The Skrulls also begin to practice impersonating earth heroes; After their world is devoured by Galactus, the Skrull empress claims that ancient prophecies declare that the planet earth will be their new home; Super Skrulls with multiple earth hero powers are developed; The empress decides to become an intricate part of the Secret Invasion and decides to take the form of Spider-Woman.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Look Who's Talking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jason Aaron
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Interview with Jason Aaron on writing Wolverine.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Avengers
  2. 1. [Credits and Recap]
    New Avengers
  3. 2. ["Your Excellence. The damage report is..."]
    New Avengers
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Look Who's Talking
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jeremy Goldstein
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mark Gordon