From Previews 13.11 (Nov. 2003) and shipping in Jan. 2004:
Avengers Vol. 3, Nos. 77 and 78 by Chuck Austen (wr.) & Olivier Coipel
(pen.). No. 77 retails for the promotional price of $.50.
Austen begins the "Lionheart of Avalon" arc which brings the Avengers to
Great Britain to fight the Wrecking Crew. Arthurian content unknown. The
rest of the advertisement reads: "But when things get out of hand, it takes
the bravery of an innocent bystander using [Captain America's]
indestructible shield to save them all. These events lead to the
resurrection of a forgotten Marvel hero and the introduction of a new member
of the Avengers!"
Rex Mundi, Vol. 1: The Guardian of the Temple TP by Arvid Nelson (wr.) and
Eric J. (art.) $14.95.
Collects Nos. 0-5 of the series that promises a Grail quest but has yet
to depict it.
Tomb Raider No. 38 by James Bonny (wr.), Wilson Tortosa (pen.), Jon Sibal
(ink.), & Tyson Wengler (col.). $2.99.
Possible Arthurian content. Begins a two-part adventure set at
Stonehenge and featuring modern-day druids.
Scion No. 44 by Ian Edington (wr.). $2.95.
As with many CrossGen titles solicited this month, this is the final
issue of Scion, a medieval-themed comic inspired by PRINCE VALIANT and set
on the planet Avalon. Previous issues of the series are available in
collected editions up through No. 39.
Also of Interest:
Green Knight Publishing--
William Henry Babcock, Cian of the Chariots. $19.95.
A reissue of the 1898 novel. (A discussion of the novel occurs in Alan
and Barbara Tepa Lupack's KING ARTHUR IN AMERICA [D. S. Brewer, 1999], pp.