Marvel Unveils May's FEAR ITSELF #2 Cover

Marvel Unveils FEAR ITSELF #2 Cover

We still don't know a ton about Marvel's upcoming Fear Itself — their "event" of 2011 — but feel free to try and figure out what you can from the cover of the second issue, released today from the publisher and out on May 4.

Marvel's full press release follows:

Marvel Unveils Steve McNiven’s Cover To FEAR ITSELF #2!

Marvel is proud to debut the breathtaking cover to Fear Itself #2 (of 7), from superstar artist Steve McNiven! Prepare to fear tomorrow as Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen deliver the most anticipated event of 2011 kicking off this April with an extra sized debut issue! With the entire world paralyzed fear, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the rest of Earth’s Mightiest heroes must battle an unstoppable tide of terror that will send shockwaves throughout the entire Marvel Universe. From the halls of Avengers Tower to the spires of Asgard, the entire Marvel Universe is about to enter a waking nightmare and no show of force, no attempt to reason, not even unconditional surrender can ever undo the damage done.

Don’t forget to get your first look into how Fear Itself begins when an age old secret forged by the Red Skull sets all the wheels in motion, this March, in Fear Itself: Book Of The Skull #1!

The mysterious Worthy have arrived to serve the unforgiving God of Fear. Who are they and what do they mean for the survival of the Marvel Universe? Extinguish all hope because this April the Marvel Universe is rocked to its core, only in Fear Itself!

FEAR ITSELF: BOOK OF THE SKULL #1 (JAN110692)

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils by SCOT EATON

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Rated T+ …$3.99

On Sale 3/16/11

FEAR ITSELF #1 (of 7) (FEB110500)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Pencils by STUART IMMONEN

Cover by STEVE McNIVEN

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC—3/7/11, On-Sale—4/6/11

FEAR ITSELF #2 (of 7) (MAR110612)

Written by MATT FRACTION

Pencils by STUART IMMONEN

Cover by STEVE McNIVEN

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC—4/11/11, On-Sale—5/4/11

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