Brian Michael Bendis fans will want to go to forbiddenplanet.co.uk before tomorrow – that’s Wednesday 11th April 2012 – to pre-order the upcoming New Avengers omnibus with a 40% discount.
The 1208-page book, with a September release date, has an RRP of £95, but by pre-ordering through fp.co.uk, it’ll cost you just £57, plus £1 p+p.
Bendis is aided by Warren Ellis, with art by David Finch, Mike Deodato Jr., Leinil Francis Yu, Olivier Coipel, Jim Cheung, Steve McNiven, Alex Maleev, Dan Jurgens – and then some! The iconic cover is by David Finch.
The omnibus is sure to be popular, collecting Avengers #500-503; Avengers Finale; New Avengers #1-31 and Annual #1; New Avengers And The Fantastic Four #1; Giant-Size Spider-Woman #1; New Avengers: Illuminati #1; Civil War: The Confession #1; Civil War: The Initiative #1; and New Avengers Most Wanted Files #1.
A fair amount of the story revolves around Civil War, and a novelised version of the huge 2006 event is due in June.
New Avengers will join a plethora of other Avenger omnibuses, including Avengers: The Crossing and The Avengers by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, and coincides with the Avengers movie. Yes, you can get excited now…