shares Follow the soaring adventures of teenage girl Max and the “flock” –Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel– a group of ordinary teenage kids – only they are part human and part avian! This April, international best-selling author, James Patterson teams with Marvel bring his hit young-adult series Maximum Ride to the world of comics for JAMES PATTERSON’S MAX RIDE: FIRST FLIGHT #1. The product of genetic tampering that has given them extraordinary abilities, these six teens lives quickly morph into a living nightmare as they try to escape their creators and defend themselves from the deadly ”Erasers”. As Max uncovers the truth about her origins, she’ll discover her true calling – saving the world! The best selling series will be written to panels by rising star writer Marguerite Bennett (A-Force, Angela: Asgard’s Assassin) and illustrated by artist Alex Sanchez (Elektra). The first issue will soar onto (and Marvel hopes OFF as well) shelves with an epic “Action Figure Variant” from artist John Tyler Christopher! Action Figure Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER Fans can get their hands on this cover at comic shops on April 8th.