Inside “Nova #3”

Issue #3 of Jeph Loeb’s and Ed McGuinness’s Nova will see Sam Alexander finally learning what it means to be a universal hero after donning the Nova helmet. With Sam receiving training from The Watcher and Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon, he should be prepared to take on any battle headed his way…or is he? Can Sam take all of this seriously after hearing his father’s stories for so long or will he see his father in a different light now? Can he rise up to the challenges ahead? Find out when Nova hits stands this April.

Take a peek at some interior art and the official Marvel press release below.


Marvel NOW! First Look–NOVA #3!

Marvel is pleased to present your first look at “Nova #3,” from the critically acclaimed creative team of writer Jeph Loeb and artist Ed McGuinness! This April, Sam Alexander–now donning the Nova helmet–learns first-hand what it takes to be one of the Universe’s greatest protectors…from the Watcher! And with the Guardians of The Galaxy’s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon, he’ll be in great hands…right?

Each issue of Nova includes a code for a free digital copy on the Marvel Comics app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPad Touch® & Android devices). Additionally, each issue of Nova features special augmented reality content available exclusive through the Marvel AR app – including cover recaps, behind the scenes features and more that add value to your reading experience at no additional cost.

This April, Jeph Loeb & Ed McGuinness go soaring beyond the stratosphere with “Nova #3!”

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NOVA #2 (FEB130510)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
FOC- 03/25/13 On-Sale – 04/17/13



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