Ares (comic book)

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Cover to Ares #1.
Art by Travel Foreman.
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
Format Limited series
Publication date March – July 2006
No. of issues 5
Main character(s) Ares
Creative team
Written by Michael Avon Oeming
Penciller(s) Travel Foreman
Inker(s) Derek Fridolfs
Letterer(s) Joe Caramagna
Colorist(s) Len O'Grady
Collected editions
Ares: God of War ISBN 978-0-7851-1991-3

Ares is a 2006 Marvel Comics comic book limited series starring the character of the same name is written by Michael Avon Oeming[1] and pencilled by Travel Foreman.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

After abandoning the Olympian pantheon, the Greek god Ares poses as a mortal, raising his son Alexander. When Alexander is kidnapped by Ares' father Zeus and then captured by the evil Japanese god Amatsu-Mikaboshi, Ares joins forces with Zeus and half-brother Hercules to rescue his son.

Collected editions[edit]

The series is collected in the trade paperback Ares: God of War (ISBN 978-0785119913).


  1. ^ Tramountanas, George A. (November 29, 2005). "Marvel's New God On The Block - Oeming Writes "Ares"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved March 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ Kean, Benjamin Ong Pang (November 14, 2005). "Travel Foreman's War Cry". Newsarama. Archived from the original on November 24, 2005. Retrieved March 17, 2009.