THE ROAD TO THE AVENGERS Paperback Fills In The Gap Between (And Before) Movies

THE ROAD TO THE AVENGERS Paperback Fills In The Gap Between (And Before) Movies

Ever wonder what happened between Iron Man and Iron Man 2? Always wanted to know a little more about Black Widow? How about how Steve Rogers met Bucky? Well, wonder no more because now you can read what you did not see in the movies.

With the anticipation for The Avengers next month, Marvel has released a paperback collection called The Road to The Avengers which fills in the gaps between or before the movies. Included is more of Tony Stark's story and adventures as Iron Man as well some history about Steve Rogers. The book also includes Black Widow's spy background. Plus the book also features S.H.I.E.L.D and a decent amount of Agent Coulson.

Overview
Gear up for the upcoming Avengers movie with these official in-movie-continuity stories starring Avengers mainstays Iron Man, Captain America and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! First, it's an expanded re-imagining of the original Iron Man, featuring bonus scenes not in the movie! Then, it's an all-new Iron Man adventure! What happened between the events of Iron Man and Iron Man 2? How did Tony Stark put a new chapter in the history books? And how did Iron Man break and rewrite all the rules? Then, it's Black Widow, Nick Fury and Agent Coulson in espionage action! Think you know S.H.I.E.L.D.? Check out what you DIDN 'T see in the movies! And finally, it's the official comics prequel to the blockbuster Captain America! Steve Rogers is the inspiration for millions during the dark days of World War Two - but where did he get his inspiration from? How did he meet his best friend, "Bucky" Barnes? And what set him on the path to becoming the First Avenger? Experience an all-new Cap adventure on the European battlefields!

The issues included in the collection are Iron Man: I Am Iron Man! 1-2, Iron Man: Security Measures, Iron Man 2: Public Identity 1-3, Iron Man 2: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America: First Vengeance 1-4..

The Road to The Avengers by Peter David, Christos Gage (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Joe Casey (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Justin Theroux (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Sean Chen (Illustrator).


Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”--the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, & directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble on May 4, 2012. The film is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013!; and “Thor 2” on November 15, 2013.

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Filed Under "Avengers" 3/28/2012 Source: Barnes & Noble
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