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  • Issue #1
    Ares (2005) 1
    Published Mar 2006 by Marvel.

    Written by MICHAEL AVON OEMING Pencils & Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN. For thousands of years, Ares, The God of War, has been the most violent and ruthlessly efficient killer in Zeus's stable. The Nuclear Option to be sent in when absolutely, positively, need to kill everything in sight. Now, Ares -- who has invaded Olympus, attempted to take over earth, stood at the walls of Troy, and fought toe to toe with and against Earth's greatest heroes - has turned his back on Olympus and centuries of brutal warfare to begin life anew on Earth with one goal: to raise his child. But what happens when Olympus - under siege and in danger of falling - calls on its most violent son to come to its rescue? And what happens if Ares refuses? Will Zeus destroy his son...and his save his city? This five issues miniseries, illustrated by Travel Foreman and written by Mike Oeming, brings together heroes new and old, uniting Hercules and the Greek Pantheon with the Marvel Universe. Ares is the God of War, so we promise this is like no heroic book Marvel has done before. Heads will fly and blood will flow between Ares and anyone who stands in the way of his son. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    Ares (2005) 2
    Published Apr 2006 by Marvel.

    Written by MICHAEL OEMING Pencils & Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN Ares - The God of War -- is missing. The Norse gods are dead. And now, Zeus, surveying his kingdom from the bloodstained walls of Olympus, finds the great warrior Mikabusi and his forces gathered below, swords drawn, bows flexed, vengeance in the air. The siege of Olympus has begun. And Zeus knows that if his kingdom is to survive, his greatest warrior - Ares - must return. At any cost. Even if it means kidnapping his grandson and lying to his son. You haven't seen wrath until you're standing between the God of War and his only child. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Ares (2005) 3
    Published May 2006 by Marvel.

    Written by MICHAEL OEMING Pencils & Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN. As Olympus burns, hatred spreads through her walls like pestilence. Gods turn against Gods, children stand against their fathers, and the stench of evil rises above all. Now, as chaos seizes Ares' homeland, he must make the ultimate decision: will he turn his back on the city? Or will he take up arms with his despised nemesis, Hercules, the favorite son of Zeus? What evil could be so great as to bring rival gods together? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    Ares (2005) 4
    Published Jun 2006 by Marvel.

    Written by MICHAEL OEMING Pencils & Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN. The God of War and The Prince of Power have clashed before, and the bitter enemie's hatred for each other knows no bounds. But now, as a perilous new foe wreaks havoc upon Mount Olympus, Ares and Hercules are forced to forgive past hatreds and fight side-by-side! But the gods' last hope may lie outside of their hands, in an enigmatic deity from the ancient Japanese Pantheon who might hold the key to victory. Will they accept this stranger's help? Or has godly arrogance already doomed the Greek Pantheon? Meanwhile, the threat of patricide, which has plagued the Greek gods for centuries, rears its ugly head again, but this time it is reflected in the face of Ares' very own son -- Alexander - who has taken steps to destroy his father and claim the mantle of the GOD OF WAR for himself! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5
    Ares (2005) 5
    Published Jul 2006 by Marvel.

    Written by Michael Oeming Pencils & Cover by Travel Foreman Father versus Son, God versus God, East Vs West! This is it -- the big showdown mortal man has been waiting for! Ares and his Olympian allies have marched to the doors of the evil lord Mikabushi! But what will Ares' son, Alexander - who has fallen under the influence of the cruel god - do when he finally sees his father? Will he run to his fathers arms or lop them off with the legendary Grasscutter sword? This clash of titans drenched in blood finally comes to end in this issue! With Ares announced to join a major super hero team this year, don't miss out on this series! Cover price $2.99.