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First Look: NOVA #4

Sam Alexander is trying to figure his new powers and how to use them. Looks like he'd better learn really fast.

The new NOVA series has been a pleasant surprise. Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness are making Sam Alexander a great new character. There is a certain amount of charm seeing him deal with his new situation and he's turning out to be a great new addition to the Marvel Universe.

As he's finding out the truth about his dad, he's also learning how to use his new powers. This is something he needs to do ASAP. Check out the what's in store for the fourth issue.

Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Nova #4, from the blockbuster team of Jeph Loeb & Ed McGuinness! The sold-out smash hit series continues as Nova finds himself smack dab in the middle of an intergalactic battlefront! Following his training, courtesy of the Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Gamora & Rocket Racoon, Nova comes face to face with THE CHIUTARI! But with questions still surrounding the disappearance of Sam’s dad, the very safety of the ENTIRE Marvel Universe hangs in the balance! With the first TWO issues selling out at Diamond, and going back to press with Nova #1 Second Printing Variant &Nova #2 Second Printing Variant, no fan can miss out on the series that has everyone raving!

Fans and critics agree, they love Nova!

“I'm very glad to see a good Nova book back on the stands” – Aint It Cool News

“Quite simply, this comic book is big screen wow.” – Comic Book Resources

“We're off to a great start.” – ComicVine

“this is welcoming refreshment” – iFanboy

“It's an all-around good time.” – IGN

“Nova is a dynamic entree for those looking to cruise Marvel's spaceways.” – Newsarama

So what are you waiting for? Head on over to your local comic shop and reserve a copy of Nova #4, today!

NOVA #4 (MAR130618)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

FOC – 4/22/13, ON SALE – 5/22/13

NOVA #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (JAN138312)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

ON-SALE NOW!

NOVA #2 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (FEB138449)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

FOC – 4/8/13, ON SALE – 5/1/13

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Edited by TheCheeseStabber

Chitarui really...REALLY

I know you're trying to connect with the Avengers film but really...

Cmon...

Edited by broo1232

Looks really good loving this series so far hope it continues to be a good ride. Straight out of the Avengers though I mean they've even got the massive whale thing in this as well! I don't mind about it personally as I liked them in the Avengers and the Whale thing looks awesome in this preview. On a side note bet that is Titus from the first issue on that last panel.

Edited by dondave

Looks good

Posted by Don_Jay

Chitarui really...REALLY

I know you're trying to connect with the Avengers film but really...

Cmon...

Thanks, I was just about to say the same. It's getting quite ridiculous.

Edited by theTimeStreamer

i expected the chitauri in guardians of the galaxy. meh. a cross-over is inevitable. HUGE improvement over the animated version. so that's great.

Posted by TommytheHitman

Wow. Marvel have just left the comics for the movies entirely haven't they? Also replacing Ant Man and Wasp with Black Widow and Hawkeye is a massive slap in the face.

Posted by Ninjablade09

Really? The Chitauri? I mean this is 616. The Chitauri were the Ultimate versions of the Skrulls. Marvel remember these movies are drawing from the Ultimate U not 616.

Posted by Daycrawler

Wow. Marvel have just left the comics for the movies entirely haven't they? Also replacing Ant Man and Wasp with Black Widow and Hawkeye is a massive slap in the face.

Meh, times changes and the chitauri were good villains in the film and look like they'll be visually better in comic book form. I'm actually in favour of cross-pollination from the movies, as long as it's the good stuff like this and Hawkeye's uniform and not guff like Fury Jnr. Anybody that thought that it would be one-way traffic and the comics would shape the movies but not vice versa is a bit naive tbh.

Posted by cameron83

@tommythehitman said:

Wow. Marvel have just left the comics for the movies entirely haven't they? Also replacing Ant Man and Wasp with Black Widow and Hawkeye is a massive slap in the face.

Meh, times changes and the chitauri were good villains in the film and look like they'll be visually better in comic book form. I'm actually in favour of cross-pollination from the movies, as long as it's the good stuff like this and Hawkeye's uniform and not guff like Fury Jnr. Anybody that thought that it would be one-way traffic and the comics would shape the movies but not vice versa is a bit naive tbh.

agreed...although I still like NFjr

but on a side-note,I can't believe some people are complaining about the presence of something from the movies.....that's just....i don't even know....it's pathetic.

Posted by cameron83

Ant Man and wasp weren't said to be in the film,let's save them for later.I prefer the latter combination.Also,Why do retards always set their expectations too high and expect everything to be exactly like the comics....why I ask you? And yes,the chitauri...really,get over it.It's not the end of all we freaking know it.Just because an addition to the universe was brought in you guys act as if Marvel killed all of the characters and remade them in the ultimate universe.

Posted by wmwadeii

@cameron83: I know you can only reuse an existing villian or alien race so long. Nice to see something "New" even if it is from the movies which based it on the Ultimate U.

And remember the Ult U takes liberties with names of something the 616 calls something else only to use the 616 name later to an unrelated subject. So why can't the 616 do it as well. Remember this is the multiverse.

Edited by Oscars94

LOL I'd love to see an interaction with Chitauri and Skrulls. SO WEIRD! However I loved the designs of the chitauri in the movie and Ilove their weapons. Whoever drew the concept art must've recieved a splendid amount of cash.

Posted by Baberaham_Lincoln

Chitarui really...REALLY

I know you're trying to connect with the Avengers film but really...

Cmon...

HAHAHAHAHAAA, yeah Marvel, the house of ideas duhhdoiii

Posted by Daycrawler

@daycrawler said:

@tommythehitman said:

Wow. Marvel have just left the comics for the movies entirely haven't they? Also replacing Ant Man and Wasp with Black Widow and Hawkeye is a massive slap in the face.

Meh, times changes and the chitauri were good villains in the film and look like they'll be visually better in comic book form. I'm actually in favour of cross-pollination from the movies, as long as it's the good stuff like this and Hawkeye's uniform and not guff like Fury Jnr. Anybody that thought that it would be one-way traffic and the comics would shape the movies but not vice versa is a bit naive tbh.

agreed...although I still like NFjr

but on a side-note,I can't believe some people are complaining about the presence of something from the movies.....that's just....i don't even know....it's pathetic.

Not averse to Fury Jnr, just thought his intro into the 616 wasn't needed (due to Ult Fury) and handled pretty badly in the Battle Scars mini. He's pretty redundant in 616, since there already was a Nick Fury. He's growing on me in Secret Avengers though...

Edited by Ultimate_QuickSilver1

Wow! Cant wait! I need to save up some cash! LoL

Also correct me if I'm wrong but didn't the "Young Nova" feature in The new series "The Amazing Spiderman" Cartoon? or something like that?

Posted by iLLituracy

The overreaction for the Chitauri is really problematic.

It's not that big of a deal.

Literally if this were some no-name new alien race that wasn't the Chitauri or didn't look like the Chitauri from the Avengers film no one would be complaining.

But since Marvel is trying to capitalize on the success of their film franchise but introducing an aspect of the film into their mainstream universe they're abandoning comics? How? How does that logic work?

Nova is a good book. Not only is it a good book, it's a book that's very new reader friendly. ANYONE can literally pick this up and read it without having read anything else in their entire lives. The Chitauri would only possibly bring in more readership, because whether you want to believe it or not comic books can't survive on the backs of people who steadily complain about comic books.

Edited by RedheadedAtrocitus

Still love the way that art looks.