The beloved comics hero Captain America is being reborn and in true Marvel style, they’ve got a whole lot of other books relating to this historic event. Fortunately, we love reading about Cap’s adventures just as much as Marvel loves releasing new titles, so its all good. Now, Marvel has unveiled a prelude comic to one of its biggest events of the year, exclusively at its website and available today.
Check out all the details (and the nice cover art after the jump) from the official Marvel press release:
Read what happens before the biggest story of the summer begins!
Captain America Reborn: Prelude
Eight-Page Prelude Exclusive to Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited Available for Free June 30, 2009
New York, NY (June 30, 2009) – Marvel is proud to announce that fans can now get a look at the exclusive prequel to Captain America: Reborn #1 courtesy of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited at www.marvel.com/reborn. Captain America Reborn: Prelude, from Eisner-winning scribe Ed Brubaker and fan favorite artist Luke Ross, reveals just what happens before the hotly anticipated Captain America: Reborn #1 hits stores tomorrow! The entire world knows of the tragic event that transpired in Captain America #25, when Steve Rogers, the man who fought as our nation’s Sentinel of liberty for over 70 years, was brutally gunned down on the steps of a New York courthouse.
But now, miraculously, there may be a way to save Steve Rogers and the key could lie in the hands of the daughter of his greatest enemy. How does the Red Skull’s femme fatale offspring play into all of this? What does she know about the assassination of the world’s greatest hero? And will this information save our greatest icon or doom him forever? Find out now in the eight-page Captain America Reborn: Prelude, free to all readers at www.marvel.com/reborn
Plus, don’t miss an exclusive preview of Captain America Reborn #1 at www.marvel.com/reborn one day before Steve Rogers makes his triumphant return to the Marvel Universe!
For fans of Captain America and those wanting to own a part of this historic moment in Marvel history, visit your local comic book retailer on July 1, 2009 to purchase Captain America Reborn #1. To learn more about this landmark event and get a jumpstart with Captain America Reborn: Prelude, go to www.marvel.com/reborn for the exclusive digital comics and a free preview of the series!