Marvel Comics has released a first look at Avengers vs. X-Men #4, where the action begins to build to a frantic pace as the Phoenix Force reaches earth, potentially throwing the conflict on the ground to the X-Men while the Avengers on their suicide mission in space face off against one of the Marvel Universe’s most powerful, destructive forces.
We’ll let Marvel describe it for themselves below; click on the images at the bottom to see a larger version. Avengers vs. X-Men #2 just went on sale yesterday, and #4 hits the stands on May 16.
This May, superstar writer Jonathan Hickman joins fan-favorite artist John Romita Jr as the Avengers face their biggest battle yet in Avengers VS. X-Men #4! The Phoenix Force is closing in on Earth, and Captain America has tasked Thor with stopping it…IN SPACE! With brawls exploding across the Savage Land, Wakanda, Tabula Rasa and throughout the Marvel Universe, can Thor and his team put an end to the Phoenix threat once and for all? This is what you’ve been waiting for all year, and now the war is here! Don’t miss out on all the action in Avengers Vs. X-Men #4,hitting comic shops worldwide, the Marvel Comics app and the all-new Marvel Comics web store – this May!
Plus! Every issue of Avengers VS. X-Men come packaged with a code for a FREE digital copy on the Marvel Comics app! Fans will also be able to take the Avengers VS. X-Men experience even further by unlocking access to exclusive behind the scenes extras utilizing special augmented reality technology with the Marvel AR app powered by Aurasma. This is exciting bonus content that you cannot access anywhere else! Join the Marvel ReEvolution!
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AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #4 (MAR120534)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
FOC – 4/23/12, ON-SALE – 5/16/12