om101.jpgIs this the end of the universe? THE OMEGA MEN seem to think so…

The galactic rampage begins this month, as the classic space-faring team known as THE OMEGA MEN returns in a six-issue miniseries from writer Andersen Gabrych (DETECTIVE COMICS, BATGIRL) and artist Henry Flint (2000 A.D.).

Convinced that all of creation is on the brink of cosmic apocalypse, the last remaining Omega Men begin a universe-spanning swath of murder and destruction.

Pursued by every known league of interstellar justice, the team finds itself on the run. What mysterious force has morphed this band of freedom fighters into brutal space terrorists? Climb on board for a controversial and head-spinning science fiction odyssey that blends hard-hitting action, intolerant zealotry and galactic-scale excitement.

Omega Men #1 will be in stores October 18, 2006.

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The Omega Men originally appeared in Green Lantern #136, and eventually ended up with their own series that ran from from 1983 to 1986.  During the 38 issue run, the Omega Men were the protectors of the Vegan star system of 25 habitable world not under the protection of the Green Lantern Corps.  Most notable from the original series was the introduction of of Lobo.

Omega Men #2 is scheduled to be in Stores November 16, 2006.

Hot on the stardust trail of the oldest artifact in the universe, the Omega Men crash land on earth — dragging with them the battling Spider Guild, L.E.G.I.O.N., and a mysterious female alien. Only one thing stands in the way of a planet-wide cosmic doomsday: the heroes of Earth!

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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