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Published July 23, 2020

Witness a Resurrection in 'Lords of Empyre: Swordsman' #1

Pre-order the 'Empyre' tie-in today, then read it on August 19!

THE SWORDSMAN HAS BEEN RESURRECTED!

...But there are more secrets than what lies beyond the grave. Join Swordsman and his son, Quoi, as they embark on a journey of discovery here on Earth—one they can’t walk back from—at your local comic shop on August 19 in LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1!

LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 cover by Rod Reis
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 cover by Rod Reis

Written by Alex Paknadel with art by Thomas Nachlik, the titanic tendrils of the EMPYRE event continue to creep and weave across the mighty Marvel Universe... And the classic character Jacques Duquesne (who first appeared all the way back in AVENGERS #19!) will be wrapped up in the cosmic conflagration! 

Here's a special look inside the issue...

LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz
LORDS OF EMPYRE: SWORDSMAN #1 preview interiors by Thomas Nachlik with colors by Marcio Menyz

Pre-order the issue today with your favorite local comic book shop, then pick it up on August 19! Be sure to ask your local shop about their current business policies to observe social distancing or other services they may offer, including holding or creating pull lists, curbside pick-ups, special deliveries, and other options to accommodate. Find and support your local comic book shop at ComicShopLocator.com or by visiting Marvel.com/LoveComicShops.

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