Marvel Apes The Evolution Starts Here TPB (2009 Marvel) comic books
1st printing. Collecs MARVEL APES SPECIALS: Amazing Spider-Monkey (2009), Grunt Line (2009), PRIME EIGHT and Speedball (2009). Written by KARL KESEL and TOM PEYER. Art by REILLY BROWN, CHAD HARDIN, TODD NAUCK and RAMON BACHS. Cover by JOHN WATSON. Includes material never before seen in print! Feces front, True Believers, as we travel back to the Monkey-verse with four thrilling tales of bad puns and big guns. First, join the irrepressible Spider-Monkey as he comes to grips with a world too savage for his heroic legacy to allow. But as the Monkey-verse Peter Parker tries to create a better world for all ape-kind, Captain America (the top ape of the ape-verse) -stands in his way. Will the webbed wonder survive? Then, when teenager Roy Reyna finds he can transform into the super-powered simian APE X, it's more fun than a barrel of monkeys...until H.A.M.M.E.R. agents capture him! Plus: in the face of a fate worse than death, the Ape Universe's greatest minds and leaders must come together to save their world in a secret council known as - the PRIME EIGHT! Watch the undercover action unfold in this never before seen story that could only be called APE-OKOPLIS NOW! And then, it's the masked (monkey) marvel SPEEDBALL! Bouncing out of the pages of the hit MARVEL APES mini-series- it's the masked (monkey) marvel SPEEDBALL! Branded a traitor to the entire Ape Universe, the simian superhero is now exiled, alienated, and alone on a bizarre Planet of Humans! Can this monkey make it in Man's World? It won't be easy. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $16.99.