• Concluding the 2nd arc of MARVEL NOW! Deadpool! • Can Wade trust hell to keep their side of his contract? • Will all of Deadpool's new friends end up dead because of him? • Are turkey sandwiches better than ham? • 2 of these 3 questions will be answered! [(W) Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Tony Moore]
The next Venom chapter starts here! • In the aftermath of his encounter with Toxin, Agent Venom hits the town for some old fashioned crime-busting! • But this kind of crime busts back! • Introducing Lord Ogre... a leader in Philly's criminal underbelly! [(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Declan Shalvey]
Route 616 continues with a nightmare at the nexus of realities! • Betty needs to save the future, but THE MAN-THING stands in her way! • The Mad Thinker retools the ECHELON soldiers! Red She-Hulk versus Green She-Hulk! [(W) Jeff Parker (A) Carlo Pagulayan, Wellington Alves (CA) Francesco Francavilla]
• SPIDER-WOMAN & KITTY PRYDE (with Lockheed in tow, of course) investigate some unfinished alien business! • Adam Warren returns to Marvel with an amazing short story so chock full of awesome that we can't even attempt to sum it up in one sentence! [(W) Gerry Duggan, Adam Warren (A) Salvador Larroca, Adam Warren (CA) Salvador Larroca]
The Enemy Within: part 2 of 5. - Who wants YOU for dinner? The Brood! - Spider Woman & Captain Marvel declare war on the Magnetron! (Who?) - Hawkeye has a bright idea! [(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A) Matteo Buffagni (CA) Joe Quinones]
• Guest-penciler ADRIAN ALPHONA (co-creator of RUNAWAYS) joins UXF! • Psylocke digs deep into Bishop's head and what she finds will shock you! • One of the biggest X-Villains of the past 20 years threatens the Uncanny X-Force! [(W) Sam Humphries (A) Ron Garney (CA) Kris Anka]
• Over the course of his life, Bobby Drake, a.k.a. Iceman, has taken on and beaten the worst enemies the world -- and the universe -- can throw at him. • But is the most dangerous villain yet to come? And could it be none other than...Bobby himself? [(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Phil Noto]
• A NEW ARC STARTS HERE! • (WOLVERINE + ELEKTRA + SPIDER-MAN) x (WELLS + MADUREIRA) - RULES = PAIN. [(W) Zeb Wells (A/CA) Joe Madureira]
• Zola's master plan revealed! • Ian's fate decided! • Captain Zola's quest for lies and injustice! [(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) John Romita]
• Dinosaurs aren't the only green giants roaming the Savage Land jungles! • As the dust settles, the secrets of the Forbidden Island stand revealed! [(W/A/CA) Frank Cho]
The biggest new book of the year continues! • As the Guardians first story wraps up, the mysteries leading to the next great Marvel event become clearer. [(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Steve McNiven]
The startling conclusion of Gods and Monster!!! featuring Thor! • The Frost Giants prepare to invade Earth! • Not even Hulk and Thor can stand in their way--so they'll have to call in some help! • Plus--the secret of the Portal to Jotunheim is revealed! [(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Walter Simonson]
Blue. • Using the knowledge gained from the Black Swan, the Illuminati rework all their plans and cross the uncrossable line. • The first secret alliance is formed. • If an incursion is normally RED, what does a BLUE one mean? [(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Steve Epting (CA) Jock]
• Did a good-natured prank-gone-wrong mean Ben Grimm caused the accident that led Victor Von Doom down his wicked path? As the sickness spreads to the other members of the family, their attention turns to righting this past wrong -- could saving Victor be the only way stop Dr. Doom? • Before they answer that, however, they have to deal with the Council of Dooms who treat the day of the Incident as a kind of nativity -- and dozens of Dooms from dozens of realities have come to witness the birth of the Alpha Doom oh boy that dorm room is gonna get crowded fast. [(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Mark Bagley]
• Red Menace, part 5! • All the secrets are bared, as the TBOLTS conclude their second arc. • Will the team overcome their mistrust to takeout the supplier of gamma-powered Crimson Dynamos? [(W) Daniel Way (A) Phil Noto (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco]
Godbomb Part Three of Five. Three Thors, side by side at last, united in battle! But will even that be enough, as Gorr the God Butcher's grand plan nears completion and his powers grow beyond anything we've seen before? [(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Esad Ribic]
• The end begins here. • The End of X-Factor, part 1 of 6. [(W) Peter David (A) Neil Edwards (CA) David Yardin]
• The end begins here. • The End of X-Factor, part 2 of 6. [(W) Peter David (A) Neil Edwards (CA) David Yardin]
Blind Rage part 1! • Guest-starring Daredevil! • The secret of the friendship between Matt Murdock and Bruce Banner! • Hulk--on the witness stand? [(W) Mark Waid (A) Matteo Scalera (CA) Paolo Rivera]
Evolutionary Leap • The High Evolutionary stakes his claim on the Children of the Sun. • Hyperion learns the true cost of the decisions he's made at the Origin Site in the Savage Land. • The Return of techno-titan Terminus. [(W) Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Leinil Francis Yu]
• A gorgeous new series featuring the greatest talents in comics brings you the rest of the Man Without Fear's story • Legendary artist Lee Weeks returns to his favorite hero for Angels Unaware! • A blizzard brings New York to a stand still -- and a young patient lies on death's door unless Daredevil can get to him in time! [(W/A/CA) Lee Weeks]
• The conclusion of Hunting Season! • New York City is under biological attack. Can Wolverine save it before it's too late? • Guest starring Nick Fury! [(W) Paul Cornell (A/CA) Alan Davis]
Why Not War? • The cold war between Atlantis and Wakanda heats up. • Who is the secret member of the Illuminati that many of the members do not know about? • How does Black Bolt lie? [(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Mike Deodato]
Because you demanded it! The X-Women finally get their own book, from critically acclaimed superstars Brian Wood (X-MEN, ULTIMATE X-MEN, DMZ, The Massive) and Olivier Coipel (AVX, HOUSE OF M, THOR)! An old enemy shows up at the X-Men's door, seeking asylum from an ancient evil come back to earth. Meanwhile, Jubilee has come home, and she's brought with her an orphaned baby who might hold the key to the earth's survival?or its destruction. Against a backdrop of what seems like an alien invasion and an eons-spanning war between brother and sister, Storm steps up and puts together a team to protect the child and stop a new threat that could destroy all life on earth! [(W) Brian Wood (A/CA) Olivier Coipel]
Ragnarök Now continues! • A team divided. The Apocalypse Twins triumphant. • Wolverine discovers The Midnight City and soon wishes he hadn't. • The Horsemen of Death shatter the Avengers body and soul! [(W) Rick Remender (A) Daniel Acuña (CA) John Cassaday]
The Secret Origin of Tony Stark continues! • The Price. • The Deal. • The Consequences. [(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Dale Eaglesham (CA) Greg Land]
To save the planet Earth - and maybe the entire galaxy! - the heroes of the Marvel Universe made the most controversial decision of their lives. The results have brought disaster the likes of which they have never seen before. And now, with one final chancecan they make it right? [(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco]
No Escape Part 1 of 3. • The Spider-Slayer is scheduled for execution and Mayor J. Jonah Jameson is leaving nothing to chance. To ensure that everything goes according to plan, Jameson's called in the one man he can trust to oversee everything-the Superior Spider-Man. • Since the startling events of Superior Spider-Man #9, will anyone realize that things have changed...? [(W) Dan Slott (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli]
The Signal - Prelude to Infinity. • All of the Origin Sites go active as the Earth begins to communicate with something much more ancient than human civilizations. • The Terror scientists of A.I.M. unveil the S7 program. • Prelude to INFINITY: Part One. [(W) Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Leinil Francis Yu]
• The All-New X-Men find themselves face-to-face with the UNCANNY AVENGERS! • Young Cyclops meets the adult version of the little brother he thought he may never see again. [(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Stuart Immonen]
The last time we saw Simon Garth, the bank teller single-handedly stopped a gang of murderous robbers and got shot, bitten by zombies and med-evac-ed straight into Army custody for scientific experimentation as death and the necrotic infection overtook him [Written by KYLE HOTZ with ERIC POWELL/Art and Cover by KYLE HOTZ]
M.O.D.O.K. reveals the target of his heist to his handpicked team of Marvel's Most Wanted: the most powerful weapon in the universe, one that threatens the existence of all life on Earth. Meanwhile, Mentallo has figured out that one of M.O.D.O.K. 's team i [Written by Fred Van Lente / Penciled by Francis Portela / Cover by Marko Djurdjevic]
Are the rumors of Uncle Ben's return from the grave true? How many people has J. Jonah Jameson hired and fired? Who is that armored Spider-Man from the future with six arms? You know the Lizard - but who's the Iguana? Can you name all the alien symbiotes b [Written By Mike Fichera, Ronald Byrd, Al Sjoerdsma, Stuart Vandal, Anthony Flamini, Michael Hoskin, ]
Patience needs to speak to her father honestly for the first time, something that's easily accomplished now that he is dead and his head is preserved so that his wisdom can be called upon by future rulers. But as Patience learns the truth about who she is [Written By Orson Scott Card Adapted By Jake Black Pencils and Cover By Adriano Batista]
Meet Mr. Terror -- he's dapper, he's charming, he owns and operates his own VERY successful business...and, oh yeah, he's fifteen and a half centuries old and rotting fast. Doomed to decompose for all eternity, Terror forever replaces his festering limbs with fresh parts. The curse keeps him alive, but it's what's left of his twelfth-century sweetheart -- encased in enchanted metal and serving as his right arm -- that keeps him honest. Today, Terror runs a high-stakes private eye firm -- espionage, investigations and assassinations for the extremely rich and extremely powerful. But after eliminating who he was told was a very bad guy, with extreme prejudice and in his own inimitable idiom, Terror learns he's been had -- he's just murdered a major government intelligence chief. Now, with the feds on his rancid tail and whoever set him up looking to tie their loose ends, Terror's on the run to clear his name and bring down the real bad guys. But the killers know exactly who they're dealing with, and they aren't making it easy for him... Don't miss this 5-issue series of blood, guts, sex and salvation written by David Lapham (STRAY BULLETS) with jaw-dropping art by Patrick Zircher (CABLE & DEADPOOL) [Written by David Lapham / Penciled by Patrick Zircher / Cover by Jelena Djurdjevic]
Venom is back in town, and he's on a rampage...but it has nothing to do with his vendetta against Spidey? What could be so important that Venom doesn't have the time to torture his nemesis? Peter Parker is determined to find out, but first he'll have to match journalistic wits with none other than Eddie Brock! Plus a new backup tale by Paul Benjamin & Vasilis Lolos, featuring the Lizard! And fresh from Japan...Spider-Man J! Printed for the first time in America and translated for your reading pleasure! AND...classic tales from Amazing Spider-Man #177 and #347! That enough Spidey for ya? [Written by SEAN McKEEVER, Art and Cover by KANO]
"DEAD END KIDS" The kids continue their New York adventure and encounter someone dangerous that they've never met before. Hint-LOOK BEHIND MOLLY ON THE COVER. Will he punish the Runaways? Superstar Joss Whedon (Buffy, ASTONISHING X-MEN) and rising star Michael Ryan (NEW X-MEN, NEW EXCALIBUR) continue a tale that will take the Runaways somewhere they've never been before! PART 2 (of 6)! [Written by Joss Whedon Penciled by Michael Ryan Cover by Jo Chen]
As S.H.I.E.L.D.'s elite "capekilling" unit dispatches a globe-spanning arsenal of bleeding-edge hardware to hunt him down, Iron Man confronts the vicious yet seductive "viral avatar" infecting the armor's processors...while plunging to the sea floor to crash a top-secret mecha "roborave" held aboard a sunken freighter! [Written By Adam Warren Pencils and Cover By Brian Denham]
MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS/MARK BAGLEY – (John Rhett Thomas) In September 1970, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby closed out their run of 102 consecutive regular issues of Fantastic Four. That’s a standard of consistency that has stood at Marvel ever since – until December, when Marvel publishes Ultimate Spider-Man #103, by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Mark Bagley. Milestones like this demand the red-carpet treatment, and Bendis and Bagley are getting it in this special issue. Rated T+
PLANET HULK: GLADIATOR GUIDEBOOK - (Anthony Flamini & Greg Pak) How did the Empire rise to power? What is the origin of the Death's Head Guard? Featuring profiles on the Hulk, the Silver Surfer and the Brood, this book presents a detailed look into the planet Sakaar and its inhabitants. 48 pp. Rated T+
LAST PLANET STANDING #5 - of 5 (DeFalco/Olliffe) Determined to evolve, Galactus prepares to sacrifice the Earth and the entire universe. All Ages.
"The Mortal Iron Fist"" part 1 of 4 Marvels' kickingest, punchingest, kung-fu-iest book just got bigger! Following the character-redefining, critically-acclaimed, fan-favorite events of "The Seven Capital Cities of Heaven," the all-new IMMORTAL IRON FIST creative team of Duane Swierczynski (CABLE) and Travel Foreman (ARES) takes it to the next explosive level! Think you know everything there is to know about the traditions of the Immortal Iron Fist? If you do, then why's Danny sweating bullets over an inescapable legacy that's haunted the Iron Fists for centuries, huh? Tell us that, if you're so smart. What was the deeper meaning of Xao's ominous threat? And what incredible new adventure are Danny's fellow Immortal Weapons embarking upon? [Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI / Pencils & Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN]
Matt Fraction (W) Michael Lark (A/C) Cover By Terry Dodson I Am A Defender Variant Also Available Who Is The Great Lost Love Of Dr. Strange's Life? Why Does A Young-Gun Magician Have Strange In His Sights? What Is The Concordance Engine? 32 Pgs./Rated T+ [(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Terry Dodson]
The Avengers and the X-Men scour the Earth searching for the host of the Phoenix! Hope takes matters into her own hands! And Captain America and Wolverine come to bitter blows! [(W) Ed Brubaker (A) John Romita (CA) Jim Cheung]
Written by MATT FRACTION Pencils by LUKE ROSS Cover by MIKE DEODATO Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI 70th Frame Variant by TBA Norman's X-Men, as led by Emma and Namor, are the face of mutant law and order! The X-Men look played out of position as Osborn's dark reign falls over California-- but Scott Summers isn't done yet. The X-Men strike at Norman, at H.A.M.M.E.R., at his fraud X-Men and his sham Avengers all at once! This is the book where, at long last, the Marvel Universe starts to fight back-- and it sets the stage for next month's unbelievable conclusion in UNCANNY X-MEN/DARK AVENGERS - EXODUS! 32 pages. /Rated T+
S.H.I.E.L.D. #2 (HISTORICAL WEAVER VARIANT COVER) - Description: Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER Cover by GERALD PAREL Historical Variant by DUSTIN WEAVER The battle between Leonardo Da Vinci and Issac Newton for the Immortal City comes to a climactic conclusion! Leonid makes his choice between his two fathers, Michelangelo and Tesla kick their plan into high gear and Howard Stark lays the foundation for the organization you know as S.H.I.E.L.D. 32 pages. /Rated T+ 32 pages. Rated: T+
FANTASTIC FOUR #54 – (Pacheco, Marin & K. Kesel/Bagley/Vey) A 100-Page Monster. The murderous plan of the Hidden Ones stands revealed, as does their history with the Inhumans. Plus, the birth of Franklin Richards from Fantastic Four Annual #6 - the longest single FF story produced by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. And the Impossible Man invades the Marvel Bullpen in a tale from Fantastic Four #176 by Roy Thomas and George Pérez. 100 pp.
Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils & Gatefold Cover by BRYAN HITCH Cover by JOHN CASSADAY Variant Cover by DAVID FINCH Steve Rogers is back...or is he? This is the action-packed finale of the best-selling series as the Avengers try to rescue their best and brightest from the Red Skull's darkest designs. Find out the fates of Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes and what their futures hold in store! 32 pages. /Rated T+
All hell breaks loose in London as WISDOM climbs to a stunning climax. Can Pete and MI-13 save the world? Writer-to-watch Paul Cornell (Dr. Who TV series) continues his critically-acclaimed mini-series here. Don't miss it! [Written by PAUL CORNELL, Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA, Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE]
Hmmmm...can't remember...Hulk Knit! No, that's not right. Hulk Bake Muffins! Nope, nope...Oh! I know...HULK SMASH!!! [Written by Steve Niles Pencils and Cover by Leonard Kirk]
Special extra-sized finale! Mainframe's quest to recover his son leads to a blow-out battle in Dangerland
[Written by LISA KIRBY Penciled by MIKE THIBODEAUX Cover by JACK KIRBY]
You've never seen a Cinderella story like this one! In search of a husband for Princess Gwendolyn, a costume ball is thrown for the suitable young men of the Kingdom, but when the mysterious Spider Prince arrives, that's when the trouble begins. Who is this noble knight no one has ever heard of? What grudge do the soldiers in the Goblin Brigade hold against him? And just why does this dashing Spider Prince need to depart before midnight? Will he fall victim to a pumpkin bomb? [Written by C.B. Cebulski / Art and Cover by Nick Dragotta & Mike Allred]
In June, WORLD WAR HULK explodes onto the Marvel scene and SPOTLIGHT is going to be there to cover it - once we make sure our reporters have their life insurance policies updated! The Green-skinned Goliath has returned from Planet Hulk and he wants to pay back the do-gooders who ponied up for that supposedly one-way ticket into outer space! And if there's any collateral damage? Well...it wouldn't be a good issue of MARVEL SPOTLIGHT without that! We'll be talking to HULK creators past and present, pulling back the curtain on the big event of 2007, as well as taking a look back at the classic HULK stories of the past! Armed and ready to deliver the biggest, broadest Hulk coverage out there, we'll be bringing beans, puppies, buckets of industrial strength Gamma-Ray-B-Gone - anything we can think of to protect us against the rampaging man-beast that is the Incredible Hulk! Be there or be scared!
[Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS]
There's a new student at Midtown High who has everyone freaked out. Rumor has it she's been kicked out of half a dozen other schools, and for half a million different reasons. The only thing anyone knows for sure? Felicia Hardy is NOT to be crossed! [Written by SEAN MCKEEVER, Penciled by DAVID HAHN, Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA]
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #6 - of 8 Full-Color Creators: Written by Jeff Parker ; Penciled by Roger Cruz ; Cover by Marko Djurdjevic Description: They walk among us in a world that hates and fears them. They could be the girl next door, or that college student who works at the coffee shop, appearing perfectly normal, yet possessing bizarre powers. What? No, not mutants--we're talking about SKRULLS!!! 32 pages. Publisher Rating: Rated A.
ULTIMATE POWER DIRECTOR'S CUT #1 - Full-Color Creators: Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Pencils & Cover by Greg Land Description: Go behind the scenes on the crossover of the decade! This bonus edition reprints ULTIMATE POWER #1, plus extras! 32 pages. Publisher Rating: T.
INCREDIBLE HULK #102 - Full-Color Creators: Written by Greg Pak. Penciled by Aaron Lopresti. Cover by Ladrönn Description: Planet Hulk: Allegiance, Part 3. Armies clash and titans smash as the Green Scar and the Red King throw down over Crown City! It's the fight we've all been waiting for - after ten epic issues in the "Planet Hulk" saga, the Hulk and the Emperor finally meet again. But will this savage showdown between the Hulk's rage and the Emperor's ruthlessness lead to the liberation - or total destruction -- of the Hulk, his crew, and the people and planet of Sakaar? 32 pages. Publisher Rating: A (9 & up)
X-MEN FIRST CLASS #2 - of 8 (Parker/Cruz) Professor Xavier’s star students finally get the Spring Break they deserve in Florida. But a visit to an old colleague of the Professor’s turns into a battle for survival. Cover by Marko Djurdjevic. Rated A
PUNISHER #38 (MAX) - Is a back issue comic book published by Marvel Comics
POWERS #20 – (Bendis/Oeming) Secret Identity part 2 of 6. What Walker and Pilgrim first thought to be a tragic double powers suicide reveals itself to be the first victims in their first-ever super-hero serial-killer case. MR.
MS. MARVEL #8 - (Reed/De La Torre) Civil War Tie-in. Ms. Marvel must deal with a friend turned outlaw, while also training the next generation of super heroes. Cover by David Mack. Rated A
YOUNG AVENGERS #10 - (Heinberg/Cheung) Family Matters part 2 of 6. The Young Avengers meet a familiar-looking teenage superhuman who may be the key to their uncovering the truth about Wiccan’s parentage. T+
ULTIMATE X-MEN #66 - (Kirkman/Raney) Date Night part 1 of 3. Our heroes kick back for a night on the town with their significant others. But who is The Magician and how is he going to wreck their plans? T+
THOR: BLOOD OATH #5 - A comic published by Marvel Comics.
DAREDEVIL VS. PUNISHER #1 - A softcover book published by Marvel Comics.
IRON MAN V. 3 #86 - (Mark Ricketts/Tony Harris) Avengers Disassembled tie-in. The Singularity part 1 of 4. Disgraced before the United Nations and uncertain of his own stability, Tony Stark retreats into seclusion, a ticking time bomb of raw emotion. And if he doesn't get it under control soon, he's gonna explode. Cover by Pat Lee.
THUNDERBOLTS #79 – (Arcudi/Velasco) Meet the champ of the underground fighting league, and see if he makes it out of this issue alive.
It's two issues in one month—and both star Spider-Man! Which Captain America foe is kicking Paladin's teeth in? Will the wall-crawler help a mercenary? And is Spider-Man for hire? Find out as the mysteries from the opening issues collide in the new story arc of the book that IGN.com calls ""a wholly successful debutwith panels that pop off the page!""
Written by Matt Fraction Art & Cover by Salvador Larroca Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO FIX ME Part Two! Doctor Otto Octavius is dying, and the only man that can help him is Tony Stark. Will Stark save the life of a madman, if it means sparing the lives of everyone in Broxton that Doc Ock will kill if he refuses? By Matt & Salva & Frankie & Joe. 32 pages. /Rated A
AVENGERS V. 3 #60 - (Johns/Dwyer/Remender) The extra-sized conclusion to World Trust. 40 pp.
The Heroes for Hire find themselves in the middle of World War Hulk when their mission to Hulk's stoneship leaves them on the Warbound's death list! It's divide-and-conquer as each hero is hunted by a member of the Jade Giant's band of alien soldiers. [Written by Zeb Wells & Fred Van Lente / Penciled by Clay Mann & John Bosco / Cover by Sana Takeda]
Annihilation: Conquest continues here - - with a fantasy quest for the key to the entire event! The new Quasar - - a.k.a. Phyla-Vell, daughter of Captain Marvel - - embarks on an epic journey that could bring an end to Conquest. What has happened to her home world? What classic foe of the Avengers is now hunting her? What is troubling her lover, Moondragon? Join the action as Wizard's "2007 Writer to Watch" Christos Gage (UNION JACK) and Mike Lilly (Vampirella) introduce you to a sci-fi Joan of Arc determined to earn her legacy and save a galaxy!
[Written by CHRISTOS GAGE Penciled by MIKE LILLY Cover by MATT WILSON]
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, IL CONCLUSION It's pumpkin smashing time, and the Ghost Rider's ready to get his boots dirty. But with a zombie army in tow and an arsenal of concealed weapons, the possessed Jack O'Lantern appears to be holding all the cards in his deadly game with the Ghost Rider. To prevent the destruction of Sleepy Hollow, the Spirit of Vengeance will need a little help from an unlikely ally who may be able to turn the tables on Jack's fun. This is the rip-roaring conclusion, True Believer, with enough pyrotechnics to blow you off your bike seat. [Written by Daniel Way Penciled by Javier Saltares & Mark Texeira Cover by Arthur Suydam]
Anti-mutant sentiments flare in Midtown High and Mary Jane Parker takes center stage when one of Spider-Girl's classmates begins exhibiting dangerous new powers. [Written by Tom DeFalco Pencils And Cover by Ron Frenz]
Travis Parham is on a mission. Someone did something terrible to his friend Caleb, and Parham's ready to ride through hell to find out who did it. And this time, Parham won't have to ride alone. Up from the depths comes a force of nature that transcends his wildest dreams -- a fiery wraith of vengeance that's as old as time itself and which is about to turn the dusty plains into its own personal killing ground. [Written by GARTH ENNIS, Pencils and Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN]
Luna is forced to make a heart-breaking choice that could cost her life as the Inhumans finally track Quicksilver to Mutant Town and we see just how far he has descended into madness. This is a man who has seen the future and if his prophecies come true, things are looking very bleak for the Inhumans. If that wasn't bad enough, when Madrox and Layla arrive, things really get messed up. [Written By David Hine Penciled By Frazer Irving Cover By John Watson]
POWERS #21 - (Bendis/Oeming) Part 3 of 6. Walker and Pilgrim’s lives change forever when police headquarters is attacked by Powers with a vendetta. MR.
PUNISHER #40 – (Garth Ennis/Leandro Fernandez) Man of Stone part 4. It’s high noon in the mountains of Afghanistan as Frank Castle and his ragtag crew of mercenaries square off against General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov. Cover by Tim Bradstreet. MR.
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #17 - (Wells/Kano) Ol’ Benjy’s fallen for a girl, and the only thing that could break the spell is the Absorbing Man. All Ages
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #14 - (Gray/Johnson/Williams) While attempting to communicate with extraterrestrials via deep space communication, the Fantastic Four unknowingly gain the attention of a powerful malevolent alien calling himself the Grand Master. All Ages.
NEW AVENGERS #18 – (Bendis/Deodato) The Collective continues. A staggering being of immeasurable energy has struck the earth and the Mighty Avengers are fighting against it with everything they have. Cover by Steve McNiven.
BLACK WIDOW 2: THE THINGS THEY SAY ABOUT HER #5 - of 6 (Morgan/Phillips/Sienkiewicz) The Black Widow stands alone with all her enemies arrayed before her. MR.
ALL HOPE LIES IN DOOM, PART 4: The Fall of Doom The FINAL CHAPTER for the COUNCIL of REEDS. GUEST STARRING: POWER PACK! 32 pages. /Rated T
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO Marvel Architect Variant also available Marvel Architects Sketch Variant also available From the creative team of SECRET WAR! Simon Williams doesn't think the Avengers are helping the world and is willing to do whatever is needed to stop them. Including bringing in his own NEW team...THE REVENGERS! One of the biggest throwdowns in Avenger's history starts HERE!
Written by FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by KANO Cover by LEONARD KIRK Heroic Age Variant by LEINIL YU MACHINE MAN and friends get medieval on the hindquarters of the walking dead as they travel to the land of Camelot and the original BLACK KNIGHT to thwart an invasion of Avalon by an army of dark...uh, deadi...Er...corpses possessed by the power of the DARKHOLD to devour human flesh! [(w) Fred Van Lente (a) Kano (ca) Leinil Yu]
Written by JEN VAN METER Penciled by ANDY MACDONALD Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM; Variant Cover by MARCOS MARTIN A brand new adventure of one of comics"" original super-heroines! Plus an extra-special classic reprint of one of her original 1940""s adventures. Jen van Meter (Black Lightning) and Andy MacDonald (PUNISHER: WAR JOURNAL) take you back to a time when the fate of the United States rested not only in thousands of men fighting for freedom overseas, but also in the hands of the women back home building the equipment that would keep the country running and winning! So get ready Axis Annie, Vichy Vixen, and...Madame Mauzer! Her name might be Miss America...but she sure ain""t gonna miss a chance to sock evil in the face! (This solicit brought to you by a very tipsy editor!) 48 pages. /One-Shot/New and Reprints/Rated A
Written by MARK MILLAR Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN Variant Cover by TBD THE HIGHEST SELLING CREATOR-OWNED COMIC IN THE INDUSTRY COMES TO A CLOSE! It CAN't be over already, can it? Don't miss the shocking finale and be the only one you know who didn't read this. It's the end of the road for Nemesis and Chief of Police Blake. Who will end on top? Only MARK MILLAR (KICKASS, ULTIMATE AVENGERS) and STEVE MCNIVEN (OLD MAN LOGAN, CIVIL WAR) know! 32 pages. /Mature [by Mark Millar & Steve McNiven; variant cover by Leinil Francis Yu]
NEW X-MEN #129 - (Morrison/Kordey) The secret of Weapon XII is revealed along with a terrifying new threat to mutants and mankind.
FANTASTIC FOUR #58 - (Warren/Grant/Fridolfs) Trapped in a pocket dimension headed for extinction, the Thing must grapple with bizarre extensions of his own psyche given tangible form.
AVENGERS #59 – (Johns/Dwyer/Remender) World Trust part 3 of 4.
With bloodsports banned in the UK, a group of overfed Brit Aristos have relocated to the Louisiana forests. Their aim? To pit themselves (aided only by a vast pack of slavering hounds and their own copious wealth) against a truly worthy foe: a single, terrified fox. Sadly for them, there's more than one furry little critter in the woods tonight...Writer Simon Spurrier (GUTSVILLE, SILVER SURFER: IN THY NAME) and superstar artist Ben Oliver (ULTIMATE X-MEN, GHOST RIDER ANNUAL) present a brandy-swigging one-shot huntfest: 1-part ethical dilemma, 2-parts nationalistic cliché, 659 parts insane slice'n'dice-o-rama. Snikt! Also, includes a special back-up story written by Fear Agents' Rick Remender and Jerome Opena! [Written by SIMON SPURRIER & RICK REMENDER / Art by BEN OLIVER & JEROME OPENA / Cover by BOO COOK]
After the spider-bite...before the great responsibility! Meet Peter Parker, "Midtown High's only professional wallflower," a hapless young nerd suddenly gifted with great power...no strings attached! Happy at home with his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, but plagued by the bullies and mean girls of high school, see what Peter does when the bite of a radioactive spider gives him the strength to take the things he wants. Fame? Money? Fast cars? Girls? This dweeb's up to his pencilneck in 'em! Surely things can't suddenly be this easy... It's a side of Spider-Man's early life you've barely glimpsed, written by David Lapham (Stray Bullets TERROR, INC.) with art by Tony Harris (Ex Machina)! [Written by David Lapham / Pencils & Cover by Tony Harris]
Marvel's gothic gunslinger goes face-to-face with not one, but two stars of ANNIHILATION! Who has imprisoned Wraith, who is his fellow inmate, and who is their interrogator? The surprising answers will make sci-fi fans very happy -- but may spell the quick doom of Marvel's newest star! Plus: writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach (TV's ''Lost'' and ''Medium'') and artist Kyle Hotz (ZOMBIE) reveal the chilling origin of Wraith! [Written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach / Penciled by Kyle Hotz / Cover by Clint Langley]
"SILVER SURFER" PART 1 (of 5) Reed Richards' attempts to create a Cosmic Cube have caused him to pierce the barriers of a hundred universes. And falling through the opening into our unsuspecting reality is the keeper of the Power Cosmic-Ultimate Silver Surfer! 'Nuff said! [Written by Mike Carey Pencils And Cover by Pasqual Ferry]
WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #1 DIRECTOR'S CUT - (Daniel Way/Steve Dillon) Reprints Wolverine: Origins #1, plus extras - including an annotated script by writer Daniel Way. Cover by Joe Quesada. MR.
ULTIMATE X-MEN #65 – (Vaughan/Immonen) Magnetic North part 5 of 5. It’s Magneto versus the X-Men in final battle. T+
HULK & THING: HARD KNOCKS #4 - of 4 (Jones/Lee) Marvel Knights. It's the final round of the ultimate slugfest.
VENOM #17 - (Way/Young)Twist part 4 of 5. Robertson must control the alien symbiote that’s eating away at her long enough to kill the original Venom, Eddie Brock. But Spider-Man has other plans and enlists the help of the Fantastic Four.
X-MEN #52 - A comic published by Marvel Comics.
Bucky Vs A Gorilla! You Heard Me, Look At That Cover. The Villains Plot Revealed! Featuring Dr. Doom, Red Ghost, And More!
"CARNAGE!" Part 2 of 4 Caught in a war between Maria Hill and the Contessa Valentina Allegro De Fountaine, Spider-Girl must also battle the reborn Carnage who is targeting the students and facility of Midtown High as well as the Parker family! Guest-starring: Kaine and Darkdevil!
[Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils and Cover by RON FRENZ]
"DEVILS" With arcane energies pouring through the timegate into present day New York, the F.F. must defeat its merciless creator, the alchemist Diablo-or risk the city's destruction! But how can Reed Richards destroy a machine when his own sister is the living engine powering it? The answer will shock you! Part 3 (of 3) [Written by MIKE CAREY, Penciled by MARK BROOKS, Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA]
In his never-ending battle against Truth, Justice and the American Way, Deadpool decides to foil -- yes, we did say foil -- the escalating mercenary cred being gained by his sort-of doppleganger -- yes, we did say doppleganger -- AGENT X! But... what will DP do if, in the course of his making a big mess of Agent X's assignment, he finds out that Agent X is working on the side of the good guys? Meanwhile, some very big subplot stuff with Cable that we're not telling you yet! Part 3 of 4. [Written by FABIAN NICIEZA, Penciled by REILLY BROWN, Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG]
AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #4 - Full-Color Creators: Written by Tom Defalco. Pencils and Cover by Ron Frenz Description: As Spider-Girl continues her hunt for Hobgoblin and the lethal legacy of Wilson Fisk, the former Kingpin of Crime, a vicious new player enters the fray: Mad Dog--the bounty hunter who employs the weapons of the former super-villains he's captured. 32 pages. Publisher Rating: A (9 & up)
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS - (Jeff Parker/Roger Cruz) While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of a mutant dynasty. Cover by Marko Djurdjevic. Rated A.
PUNISHER: BLOODY VALENTINE - (Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray/Paul Gulacy/Jimmy Palmiotti) The last time the Punisher saw the lovely assassin Suspiria, he was dropping her headfirst off a skyscraper. Now she’s back and it appears that she wants to kiss and make up. 48 pp. MR.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #53 – (Straczynski/Romita Jr./Hanna) Part 3 of 3.
For the first time since Johnny Storm died, the class travels to a now radically different Negative Zone. See what happens when Annihilus goes with them. And what does the future hold for the Light Brigade? [(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Nick Dragotta (CA) Mike Choi]
Cyclops changes the game with these three words: ""No More Avengers!"" [(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Olivier Coipel (CA) Esad Ribic]
Last stand in Wakanda as an out-of-control Namor invades this sovereign nation in pursuit of the Avengers! And a shocking truth stands revealed that may cause fractures in the X-Men's alliance! [(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Olivier Coipel (CA) Alan Davis]
Written by DANIEL WAY Penciled by SCOT EATON Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE 70th Frame Variant by HERB TRIMPE ""ROMULUS""-Deep in the heart of Russia, Wolverine drags himself one step closer to the truth about the man known only as Romulus-but the death-touch of Omega Red stands in his way! With answers finally within reach-will Logan fall victim, another casualty of the Soviet serial killer's carbonadium tentacles? Part 3 (of 4) 32 pages. /Parental Advisory
"The Final DOOM!" Part 1 of 5 As the Human Torch and Lyja discuss the merits of leaving the F5 to form their own team and Sharon Ventura returns to confront her ex-husband the Thing, the real Doctor Doom returns with cosmic-like power and a thirst for revenge on Reed Richards and the Sub-Mariner! Also starring the Invisible Woman, Psi-Lord and Kristoff--and cameos galore!
[Written by TOM DEFALCO Penciled by RON LIM Covers by CLAYTON HENRY]
ASTONISHING X-MEN #18 - (Whedon/Cassaday) Torn concludes. How will Emma’s betrayal affect the team? Rated T+
MOON KNIGHT #2 - (Huston/Finch) One night on windswept rooftop, Marc Spector squared off against his greatest nemesis and something truly dreadful happened. Something Spector can't put behind him. T+
WOLVERINE #16 - (Rucka/Robertson) Marvel Knights. The deadly Sabretooth continues his hunt for the mysterious creature known as "the native" and nothing will stand in his way, including Logan. MR.
Wolverine is in the pages of ULTIMATES 3 so why can't Magneto be here? One of Peter's friends at Midtown High had a secret: they're a mutant! But now the secret is out, and it's all that Spider-Man can do to keep the entire school from totally freaking out! And just to knock the situation into even more of a panic, here comes the most malevolent mutant of all: Magneto, Master of Magnetism! [Written by Brian Michael Bendis / Pencils & Cover by Stuart Immonen]
Brendan Cahill and Michael Gaydos (ALIAS) take Morbius the Living Vampire through the deepest depths of terrifying addictions in a devastating fully painted horror tale...and C.B. Cebulski is joined by superstar David Finch (NEW AVENGERS, MOON KNIGHT) to present an untold tale of the king of vampires-Dracula-and his beautiful daughter, Lilith! Terror has never looked as good as these frightening fables! [Written by C.B. Cebulski & Brendan Cahill Penciled by David Finch & Michael Gaydos Cover by Greg Lan]
Tony Stark and Maya Hansen are friends and colleagues. But tensions develop - professional and otherwise - when their views on Maya's research begin to clash. While Maya weighs a tempting offer from a suspicious source, Tony must wrestle with his conscience as a global threat develops. Here's a hint: Ten Rings of Power: [Written by Daniel Knauf And Charles Knauf Penciled by Roberto De La Torre Cover by Gerald Parel]
NEW X-MEN #26 – (Yost & Kyle/Medina) Crusade part 3 of 4. No one is safe as Stryker’s end game begins. Another student falls – and they won’t be the last. Rated T+
HOUSE OF M #6 - A comic published by Marvel Comics.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #512 - (Straczynski/Deodato) Sins Past part 4 of 5. The worst defeat that Peter Parker ever endured was supposed to be far in his past. But now, two villains - ripped, perhaps, from that moment - have emerged and they threaten to destroy everything that he holds dear.
In the tradition of CLASSIC X-MEN, we're re-presenting the original AVENGERS #1 digitally re-mastered with THX ™ surround sound and a brand spankin' new cover by ARTHUR ADAMS! But that's not all!!! We have not one, but TWO brand new short stories as well! DWAYNE McDUFFIE and painter MICHAEL AVON OEMING bring you a tale of the Avengers first tumultuous meeting and STAN "THE MAN" LEE (who started it all!) and artist extraordinaire KEVIN MAGUIRE bring you a compelling tale about how the Avengers REALLY formed! Face it, this book is HOT! NOTE: Special over-sized first issue. [Written by STAN LEE & DWAYNE MCDUFFIE - Penciled by JACK KIRBY, MIKE OEMING & KEVIN MAGUIRE - Cover]
The original Fantastic Four is together again, just in time to cross paths with a hero who has traveled twenty years into the past in a desperate attempt to save his future from Reed Richards, the madman who is about to change the face of the planet. Oh, and the hero who has come back to save the world? His name is Doctor Doom. [Written by Dwayne McDuffie Penciled by Paul Pelletier Cover by Michael Turner]
Marc Guggenheim returns to the title that launched his Marvel Comics career with an arc whose title says it all: 'The Death of Logan.' Following up on plot threads left over from Marc's blockbuster 'Vendetta' arc, this new story promises to take Marvel's feral mutant to the limit -- and beyond! He's aided and abetted by none other than Scott Kolins, using the groundbreaking new style he's employed in the sold-out OMEGA FLIGHT series! 'Nuff said!
[Written by Marc Guggenheim Penciled by Scott Kolins Cover by Arthur Suydam]
Return To Madripoor" Double-sized issue! Madripoor. A dirty town custom-made for dirty work. A long time ago, one man ruled this place with an iron fist, a wicked grin...and a patch over one eye. That man is back, and he's looking for answers. Problem is, the answers are dying faster than he can ask the questions. Is there a new player in town...or is it the same old game? Don't miss Logan's long-awaited return to Madripoor, a twisted tour leading from the blood-streaked gutters of Lowtown to the glittering, razor-sharp spires of Hightown and back again.
[Written by DANIEL WAY Pencils and Cover by KAARE ANDREWS]
NEW AVENGERS #24 - (Bendis/Granov) Civil War tie-in. New Avengers Disassembled continues. He has the power of a thousand exploding suns. He has the power to end the civil war. Who’s side are you on? More like who’s side is the Sentry on? Rated A.
This is it true believers, the cross-over of the century begins here! The Marvel Zombies come face-to-face with Dynamite Entertainment's Ash from the Army of Darkness! Ash has faced legions of the undead before, but never like this...as he lands in the hea [Written By John Layman Art By Fabiano Neves & June Chung Cover By Arthur Suydam]
CLASSIFIED UNTIL THE END OF MESSIAH COMPLEX. Fresh off their groundbreaking run on Messiah Complex, writer Mike Carey (X-MEN) and artists Scot Eaton (X-FACTOR) and Billy Tan (UNCANNY X-MEN) take on two of mutantkind's most iconic figures as well as some of the most important moments in X-Men history. [Written by Mike Carey / Penciled by Billy Tan & Scott Eaton / Cover by David Finch]
ASTONISHING X-MEN #16 – (Whedon/Cassaday) Torn part 4 of 6. The X-Men have been ripped apart and mentally destroyed. Only one remains standing. With the combined power of the Hellfire Club standing in their way, what chance do they have?
Are you ready for Marvel Zombies Civil War? Forty years have passed and the zombies have come back home after eating just about everything else in the universe. Yum yum! What awaits them back on Earth, though, is beyond anything even these shambling monstrosities could have conceived! This is a new series featuring the amazing, irreverent take on the Marvel characters that became last year's unexpected smash hit. They're back and more stomach-churning than ever! The smash hit series is back, daring to ask: "Whose stomach are you in?" [Written by Robert Kirkman Penciled by Sean Phillips Cover by Arthur Suydam]
Everyone GOES! TOO! FAR! in this penultimate chapter of the Mighty Marvel Monsterpiece which is World War Hulk. The Incredible Hulk and his Warbound companions? They go too far! Dr. Strange? He goes WAY too far! Iron Man and Mr. Fantastic? They learn the precise definition of 'too far' as the Hulk delivers his final judgment from his stone throne in the Great Arena!
[Written by Greg Pak Penciled by John Romita Jr. Cover by David Finch]
UNCANNY X-MEN #482 - Full-Color Creators: Written by Ed Brubaker, Pencils and Cover by Billy Tan Description: The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire. The all-out battle for control of the Shi'ar Empire begins here! The X-Men team-up with the Starjammers for a rescue mission that could mean everything for the future of the Shi'ar Empire! Meanwhile, Darwin and Xavier are trapped in the clutches of the enemy! Part 8 (of 12)! 32 pages. Publisher Rating: T+
The Winter Soldier faces off against Iron Man! The man at the top of Bucky's hitlist is finally in his grasp... but saying anything more than that will spoil all our surprises! Still, the final moments of this issue will stun fans just as much as the final moments of Captain America #25 did! [Written by ED BRUBAKER / Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING]
UNCANNY X-MEN #483 - Full-Color Creators: Written by Ed Brubaker; Penciled by Clayton Henry; Cover by John Watson Description: "The Rise And Fall Of The Shi’ar Empire" Part 9 (of 12). Now begins the fall of the Shi’ar Empire! Vulcan and Deathbird have started their coup and they brought help: former mad emperor, D’Ken! 32 pages. Publisher Rating: Rated T+
Flash's grades and playoff hopes are in danger, and the only person he can talk to about it is Mary Jane. Also, more on Spidey and Firestar, Peter and Gwen, Peter and MJ, and MJ and...Spidey? [Written by SEAN MCKEEVER - Penciled by DAVID HAHN - Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA]
Team MJ welcomes new series artist David Hahn (ROBIN, FABLES)! In the aftermath of last issue's shocking revelation, what's the story between Mary Jane and Peter? Between Peter and Gwen? Between Liz and-- Oh, who CARES?! That's FIRESTAR on the cover! What' [Written By Sean Mckeever Penciled By David Hahn Cover By Takeshi Miyazawa]
After leaving Detroit, Alvin Junior and Ta-Kumsaw journey to the Land of the Flints where young Alvin is reunited with Taleswapper. But this reunion is far more bitter than sweet. Taleswapper not only informs Alvin of his brother Measure's capture, torture [Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD Adapted by ROLAND BERNARD BROWN Penciled by RODNEY BUCHEMI Cover by]
The daring scheme to place Philippe on the French throne in place of his brother, Louis, comes undone. Fouquet, the tax collector, learns of the plot and frees Louis from the Bastille-and the angry king orders Philippe incarcerated on an island. There, his [Written by Roy Thomas (Based On The Novel by Alexander Dumas) Penciled by Hugo Petrus Cover by Marko]
As Tomas fights for his life alone in the ancient Dwarven mines, the magician's apprentice, Pug, finds himself and Duke Boric's traveling party shipwrecked upon the shore of the mysterious Sorcerer's Isle. Which just so happens to be the legendary island h [Written by RAYMOND E. FEIST Adapted by BRYAN J.L. GLASS Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN Cover by IG BARR]
The journey from Crydee to Krondor is wrought with peril, and an ambush by the dark elves known as the Moredhel has decimated Duke Borric's company of men. With the help of the Dwarven Chief Dolgan, what remains of the party must travel through the mines o [Written By Raymond E. Feist Adapted By Michael Avon Oeming & Bryan J.L. Glass Pencils and Cover By R]
The Ultimates have journeyed into the Supremeverse to do battle with the Squadron Supreme. And they're amazed by the destruction that has occurred there due to the unintentional meddling of the Fantastic Four's young leader Reed Richards. It's a clash of the greatest powers from two universes! Don't miss it! [Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, Pencils and Cover by GREG LAND]
As super-villains flood the Canadian border, Omega Flight begins to cement its team of heroes. A new character is added to the ranks as U.S. Agent saves Toronto from the powerful and beautiful (well, powerful anyway...) Daisy! [Written by Michael Oeming Pencils And Cover by Scott Kolins]
ONSLAUGHT REBORN #3 - of 5 - (Loeb/Liefeld/McGuinness) It's Thor versus Hulk for the throw-down of the millennium! But how can this be!?! How can Hulk and Thor be face-to-face!?! What sort of inter-dimensional havoc has the return of Onslaught wreaked? And why don't Reed Richards and Sue Storm know their own son? The mysteries deepen as the action never lets up! Available with two covers (by Rob Liefeld and Dave McGuiness) that will be sent randomly unless ordered as a set. Rated T+