Oct 11th 2011 By: Andy Khouri
On sale in November is Vengeance #5
, the penultimate chapter of the once-seemingly innocuous (no tie-ins, no events, no major characters) Marvel Comics
miniseries by Joe Casey
and Nick Dragotta
that has turned out to be one of the year's most critically acclaimed superhero stories. Featuring warring factions of teenage heroes and villains in a plot driven by a mysterious conspiracy that goes all the way back to World War II, Vengeance
is a meditation on the unequivocal nature of youth and the young's compulsion to best their elders, as entertainingly expressed through the most graphically brazen, sexy and conceptually wild superhero book Marvel has released in recent memory.
Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance has an exclusive preview
of Nick Dragotta artwork from Vengeance
#5 that you can check out after the cut.Vengeance
#5 goes on sale in November in finer comics shops
. Issue #4 goes on sale October 17. For more on the series, check out CA's coverage of the Vengeance announcement
with remarks from writer Joe Casey, as well as CA contributor John Parker's thoughts
about the writer's work and why it is so essential.
Stuck behind enemy lines, the Ultimate Nullifier uncovers a deadly secret dating back to Johann Schmidt's vilest days in World War Two! Meanwhile, the In-Betweener returns and the Teen Brigade discovers it must stop an assassination – one that will alter the course of Marvel History forever! Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta continue this summer's surprise smash hit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99