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Arriving in stores today is Marvel’s latest installment of Stephen King’s The Stand: Captain Trips.  The company sent Major Spoilers a peek at the issue.  Of course you could just head over to your LCS and buy the entire issue.

THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #3 (of 5) (SEP082294)
THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #3 (of 5) PERKINS VARIANT
THE STAND: CAPTAIN TRIPS #3 (of 5) SKETCH VARIANT
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled & Inked by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
Variant Cover by MIKE PERKINS
Sketch Variant Cover by LEE BERMEJO

As the superflu known as “Captain Trips” continues to spread across America, the lives of poor souls such as Larry Underwood and Frannie Goldsmith can’t help but be affected by it. And as the media begins to catch wind of rumors about chemical warfare and bubonic plague, the actions of the American government begin to devolve, local and global legal systems start to deteriorate, and two wild and crazy outlaws–Lloyd Henreid and Poke Freeman–decide to take advantage of the situation, wreaking a path of destruction through the American southwest! It’s murder and mayhem, Stephen King-style, in the next chapter of the epic struggle between good and evil! Plus, a stunningly visceral regular cover and sketch variant cover from acclaimed artist Lee Bermejo and the third of five connecting variant covers from Perkins – this is a must for any King fan!

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The issue sells for $3.99.

via Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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.

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