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MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD VOL. 2 #1 PREVIEW June 20, 2013

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MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD VOL. 2 #1 Miniseries

Retail Price: $3.50

U.S. Page Count: 24 pages

Format: staple bound, 8” x 8”, full color

Genre: Fantasy

Ship Date: June 26 2013

Written by David Petersen, Stan Sakai, Ben Caldwell, and Nick Tapalansky

Illustrated by David Petersen, Stan Sakai, Ben Caldwell, and Alex Eckman-Lawn

Cover by David Petersen

Rating: E – EVERYONE (all ages, may contain minimal violence)

The 2011 Eisner Award winner for best anthology is back with a second volume! In the mouse tavern the June Alley Inn, a new round of storytelling begins between the patrons. Their goal is to be declared the best story of the night in hopes of having their outstanding debt to the barmaid forgiven. Legends of the Guard continues the tradition of featuring handpicked artists and storytellers by series creator David Petersen. This issue features Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Ben Caldwell (The Dare Detectives!), and the Awakening team of Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn!

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Sybil the Backpack Fairy Vol. 4 Princess Nina June 18, 2013

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AUTHOR: Michel Rodrigue
ARTIST: Antonello Dalena and Manuela Razzi

Release Date: June 8, 2013

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-59707-415-5

Price: $10.99

Trim Size: 6.5 x 9

Page Count: 48 pages

Age Range: 6+

 

When Nina is assigned a history report, she and Sybil decide that the only proper way to research is to travel through time and see history for themselves! Though they have a great time meeting Ramses II, Leonardo da Vinci, and Napoleon, the evil fairy Amanite is observing from the sidelines. While Amanite schemes to turn their adventure against them, Nina and Sybil have to figure out a way to stop her . . . or risk being lost in time forever.

 

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Marvel Comics LEGO® VARIANTS! June 11, 2013

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Build Up Your Variant Collection With Marvel LEGO® VARIANTS!

Dive Deep Into The Marvel Universe in Minifigure Form With Over 20 One-Of-A-Kind Variant Covers

 

New York, NY – June 11, 2013 – This September, two of the world’s most iconic brands join forces as Marvel Entertainment & The LEGO Group, unite for the greatest variant covers you’ve ever seen –  LEGO® Variants.  That’s right, Iron Man, Hawkeye, Wolverine, Captain America, and so many more of your favorite Marvel heroes are translated into LEGO form! Not only will you get to see so many of Earth’s Mightiest as Minifigures, but over 20 of your favorite Marvel comics will feature these one- of-a-kind variant covers depicting some of the most classic of covers!

 

  • All-New X-Men #17
  • Avengers #21
  • Avengers A.I. #4
  • Captain America #12
  • Daredevil #31
  • Fantastic Four #13
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy #7
  • Hawkeye #15
  • Indestructible Hulk #14
  • Infinity #3
  • Iron Man #17
  • Marvel Universe: Avengers Assemble #1
  • Mighty Avengers 1
  • New Avengers #11
  • Nova #8
  • Secret Avengers #10
  • Superior Spider-Man #19
  • Thor: God Of Thunder #14
  • Uncanny Avengers #12
  • Wolverine & The X-Men #36
  • X-Men #5

 

“Working with the folks at The LEGO Group to do these homage covers is an absolute blast!  As soon as we came up with the concept of doing the covers, I couldn’t wait to get an idea off the ground that really does justice to both the Marvel heroes and the LEGO brand,” explained David Gabriel, SVP of Sales, Print & Digital. “This program is the best blend of both worlds and we know it will really excite our fans and hope that Lego fans also find their way into comic shops to pick these up!”

The LEGO variant covers complement the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes construction toy collection, which brings the characters, vehicles and action of Marvel’s renowned universe to the world of LEGO build-and-play adventure. There are currently eleven iconic scenes from the Avengers, Iron Man and Spider -Man franchises available including construction sets tied to Marvel’s  Iron Man 3 feature film. The covers also celebrate the new LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes videogame which will be available beginning Fall 2013 and is the first instalment in the highly successful LEGO videogame franchise to feature a breadth of famous characters from the Marvel Comics Universe.

To celebrate this Marvel Team-Up, Marvel has pored through the vaults and selected the best images for artists Leo Castellani, Christopher Jones and Adam DeKracker to bring you a set of covers that will be forever awesome in your collection! Be sure to head on over to your local comic shop immediately and tell your retailers which one you want because all of these limited LEGO Variant covers are going to go fast!

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on these hotly anticipated variant covers as the fan interest in the months to come can only increase. No fan will want to miss the chance to see their favorite Marvel heroes in a whole new light when the LEGO Variants hit store shelves worldwide!

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND/OR ARTWORK PLEASE CONTACT:
James Viscardi
MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT

212-576-4000 x8201

jviscardi@marvel.com

About The LEGO Group

The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of play materials for children, employing approximately 9,000 people globally. The LEGO Group is committed to the development of children’s creative and imaginative abilities. LEGO products can be purchased in more than 130 countries.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of The LEGO Group.  © 2013 The LEGO Group.

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