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:
759606055470 04011
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) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
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
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