Marvel has a brand new super-team book arriving in April called Fantastic Force, and the company has sent Major Spoilers a peek of the first issue.

FANTASTIC FORCE #1 (of 5) (FEB092535)
Written by JOE AHEARNE
Pencils by STEVE KURTH

The last six super humans from a dystopian future, they’ve saved what was left of a devastated humanity and relocated them to an artificial planet in present day!  Now comes their most challenging test yet…create a better utopian society!  However, we all know in the Marvel U nothing can ever go peacefully or easy!  There are vast forces who look to move against them… and the Fantastic Force shouldn’t forget a particular threat from their own era!  Plus, 8 pages of Director’s Cut Extras!


Fantastic Force #1 arrives April 22, 2009 and has a cover price of $3.99.

via Marvel

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  1. hermit
    April 1, 2009 at 10:31 am — Reply

    the cover make it look like it’s in the ultimate universe

  2. April 1, 2009 at 10:33 am — Reply

    I like Steve Kurth’s work, but the colors here aren’t a good fit.

  3. gil
    April 1, 2009 at 11:53 am — Reply

    i dont get the context…what the heck is this about?

  4. Jacin B.
    April 1, 2009 at 12:47 pm — Reply

    Professor Hulk, Hoodievelrine, Human Torch … who else?

  5. Samson
    April 1, 2009 at 4:39 pm — Reply

    It’s an alternate future/different time line stemming from Millar and Hitch’s Fantastic Four run being given its own miniseries.

  6. downbylaw
    April 1, 2009 at 8:37 pm — Reply

    wolverine on another cover! how many teams is this guys a part of? reminds me of the twisted toyfare comic where he has a list of places he has to be and the teams he is on…

  7. Matt
    April 1, 2009 at 10:25 pm — Reply

    Ill be curious to see how long it is before Nu-Earth is erased from marvel 616 continuity.

  8. smashpro1
    April 2, 2009 at 2:29 pm — Reply

    “wolverine on another cover! how many teams is this guys a part of? reminds me of the twisted toyfare comic where he has a list of places he has to be and the teams he is on…”

    According to Wikipedia, here are the teams he is affiliated with, or has been in the past

    New Avengers
    Horsemen of Apocalypse
    Alpha Flight
    Weapon X
    Weapon Plus
    Department H
    The Hand
    New Fantastic Four

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