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Marvel Cosmic: Annihilators: Earthfall Details Revealed, Rocket & Groot back-up

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Posted by: Matt McGloin, Editor/Publisher
created 06/10/2011 - 9:34am, updated 06/10/2011 - 10:00am

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Updated: With Teaser-Press Release and cover following.

 

pic Marvel.com just put up an article about the recently announced Annihilators: Earthfall, releasing some details.

The art will be from Tan Eng Huat and also Timothy Green II, with covers from John Tyler Christopher.

Update: Per the press release below, we see Annihiators: Earthfall is a four issue mini and priced at $3.99.

That's right, Rocket & Groot will get a backup! Green did the art chores on the well-received Rocket and Groot back-up in the Annihilators, which came to a conclusion this week. Of  course, Huat was on the main Annihilators story, as well.

Writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning offer a few details with some teasers.

"A desperate and vital mission brings the Annihilators to Earth, and what generates the conflict with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is basically the clash of jurisdiction, and the incompatible interests of both teams; what’s good for Earth might not be good for the Galaxy—and vice versa!" said Abnett.

Of course, cosmic fans realize some of the Annihilators are either from Earth, or have had positive ties with them before, which Abnett notes could be leading to a confict within.

"Given the pro-Earth attitudes of characters like Cosmo, Beta Ray Bill and especially Quasar this could be the mission that splits them down the middle,” said Abnett.

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Regarding the new Rocket and Groot, Lanning offered up the following, “They get their own TV show and blow the flark out of stuff,” stated Lanning. “You know: the usual, but bigger and better and crazier!”

Annihilators: Earthfall hits this September!

(Note: The large sized version to the Annihilators:Earthfall cover (left) wasn't available at Marvel, so check out the thumbnail until we get an updated pic)

 

Press Release

Avengers Vs. Annihilators!

 

pic What has driven the Annihilators to attack Earth’s Mightiest? Find out at Marvel.com.

 

ANNIHILATORS: EARTHFALL #1 (of 4)

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING

Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT & TIMOTHY GREEN II

Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

Variant Cover by BILLY TAN

Rated T+ …$3.99

ON SALE THIS SEPTEMBER!

 

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