Annihilation (comics)

Promotional cover art to Annihilation #1
Art by Gabriele Dell'Otto.
Clockwise from top: Galactus, Moondragon, Nova, Annihilus, Ronan the Accuser, Silver Surfer, Drax the Destroyer
PublisherMarvel Comics
Publication dateNovember 2005 – May 2007
Main character(s)
Creative team
Artist(s)Gabriele Dell'Otto (all covers)
Editor(s)Andy Schmidt
Volume 1ISBN 0-7851-2901-4
Volume 2ISBN 0-7851-2512-4
Volume 3ISBN 0-7851-2513-2

"Annihilation" is a 2006 crossover storyline published by Marvel Comics, highlighting several outer space-related characters in the Marvel Universe. The central miniseries was written by Keith Giffen,[1][2] with editor Andy Schmidt.[3][4]

Publication history

A 48-page one-shot issue, Annihilation: Prologue, was released on March 15, 2006. It was followed by four concurrent 4-issue mini-series, Silver Surfer (April 1, 2006), Super-Skrull (April 12, 2006), Nova (April 19, 2006), and Ronan the Accuser (April 26, 2006). Annihilation was published as a six issue mini series beginning in August 2006. It was followed by two issues of Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus and a new volume of Nova.

While not published with the Annihilation banner, Drax the Destroyer: Earthfall #1-4 (Sept 2005) and Thanos #7-12 (2004) were preludes to the event.

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