Oh man, I can’t believe this series is actually coming next month.  Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Marvel Apes #1 that explores the ape universe complete with simian counterparts to all your favorite Marvel characters.

MARVEL APES #1 (of 4) (JUL082298)
MARVEL APES VARIANT #1 (of 4) (JUL082299)
Written by KARL KESEL
Pencils by RAMON BACHS
Variant Cover by RAMON BACHS

Welcome to the jungle as talented star-writer, Karl Kesel (Fantastic Four), introduces readers to a world where apes–in–capes run amok and humans are scarce! But just what is the terrifying secret behind this universe? And how does it relate to the Marvel Universe? Join the loveable loser, Martin Blank aka Gibbon, and the spunky villain, Dr. Fiona Fitzhugh, as they are transported to the United Simians of America!  With stunning interiors from red-hot artist, Ramon Bachs (World War Hulk: Front Line, Civil War: Front Line), meet the incredible primate super-heroes and villains, such as: Spider-Monkey! Doc Ook! Iron Mandril! The Simian Torch! Iron Paw! The Ape-vengers!  And many more ape-tastic characters!  Plus, this issue contains no ads, as Marvel is thrilled to present exciting backup tales exploring the Ape-verse in this extra sized issue!


Marvel Apes #1 arrives September 03, 2008 for $3.99.

via Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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1 Comment

  1. Randallw
    August 11, 2008 at 10:38 pm — Reply

    I think it’s a bit misleading that the cover looks like the same sort of art as Marvel Zombies, probbaly the same artist, yet the inside art is a different style, more comical (damn english language). Still I won’t mind getting it if it’s entertaining.

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