New Avengers - Volume 8

New Avengers - Volume 8

Secret Invasion - Book 1

By Brian Michael Bendis; Brian Michael Bendis (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Michael Gaydos (Illustrator)

Marvel Comics, Paperback, 9780785129479, 120pp.

Publication Date: March 11, 2009

Description
The Avengers are trapped in the Savage Land, battling friend and foe. And Spider-Man heads to the one person in the entire place he knows he can trust: Ka-Zar! But is it really him? This important chapter rewinds the events of the very first New Avengers story and shows how it connects to the Invasion. Plus: the break up of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage; a major development in the life of Echo; and the story of how the Skrull empire was able to infiltrate the Marvel Universe, and who instigated the invasion - and why! Collects New Avengers #38-42.


About the Author
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS is an award winning comics creator, "New York Times" bestseller, and is the current writer of "All New X-Men" and "Uncanny X-Men", which debuted at number one on national sales charts. He is one of the premier architects of Marvel's Ultimate comics line and has won five Eisner awards, including two 'Best Writer of the year' and was honored with the prestigious Inkpot award for comic art excellence. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS is an award winning comics creator, "New York Times" bestseller, and is the current writer of "All New X-Men" and "Uncanny X-Men", which debuted at number one on national sales charts. He is one of the premier architects of Marvel's Ultimate comics line and has won five Eisner awards, including two 'Best Writer of the year' and was honored with the prestigious Inkpot award for comic art excellence. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

James Pruett began his career as one of the co-founders of the critically-acclaimed anthology series, Negative Burn in 1993. It was through this association with Caliber Comics that James became the Managing Editor for Caliber in September 1994. While at Caliber, he created The Apparition and Black Mist and wrote several series and edited hundreds of titles. After Caliber, James continued to do freelance writing, particularly for Kaos Moon published by the European Comic Company, Tusk Entertainment, where he served as Managing Editor, in addition to writing for such titles as X-Men Unlimited for Marvel. James continues to write when his new profession in the corporate world gives him a breather. Desperado Publishing released two of his graphic novels- Abandoned with painted art by Michael Gaydos, and Black Mist featuring art by Mike Perkins. James currently is working on several treatments and screenplays for various studios and is hard at work on his next graphic novels, Strait Jacket and Synergy. Writing credits include: X-Men Unlimited; Negative Burn; Black Mist; The Apparition; Kaos Moon; Raven Chronicles; Caliber Core; Abandoned; Burning Circle; Kilroy; Book of Angels; Inferno; among others.