Marvel Comics Solicitations for November, 2002

Fri, August 30th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

MARVEL KNIGHTS

DAREDEVIL: THE TARGET #1 (OF 4)
Painted Cover By Glenn Fabry


Kevin Smith (w)/Glenn Fabry (p & i)


Kevin Smith returns to Marvel Knights -- and to the character that first brought him to Marvel! There's unfinished business in Daredevil's life: a psychopath called Bullseye who killed a woman that Matt Murdock loved -- and now it's payback time! It's the greatest grudge-match of the year, and it features artwork (and painted covers) by PREACHER's Glenn Fabry!


32 PGS. W ADS/FC/CARDSTOCK COVER/MARVEL PG...3.50

DAREDEVIL #39
Cover By Alex Maleev


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Manuel Gutierrez (p & i)


Part two of "Trial of the Century"!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.99

ELEKTRA #16
Painted Cover By Greg Horn


Greg Rucka (w)/Joe Bennett (p)/Danny Miki (i)


A new story arc begins!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG plus ...2.99

ELEKTRA #17
Painted Cover By Greg Horn


Greg Rucka (w)/Joe Bennett (p)/Danny Miki (i)


The new story continues just two weeks later!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG plus ...2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #7
Cover By John Cassaday


John Ney Rieber (w)/Trevor Hairsine (p & i)


A new story arc begins!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.99

PUNISHER #19
Painted Covers by Tim Bradstreet


Garth Ennis (w)/Steve Dillon (p & i)


A standalone issue!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PGplus..2.99 each

ALIAS #16
Painted Cover By David Mack


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Michael Gaydos (a)


A new story begins here!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/PARENTAL WARNING 2.99

ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL & ELEKTRA #1 (OF 4)
Cover By Salvador Larroca


Greg Rucka (w)/Salvador Larroca (p)


The ultimate couple gets the ultimate treatment! She is the sophisticated yet sheltered daughter of a diplomat. He is the scrappy yet idealistic law student. Both are on a collision course -- and when Elektra Natchios meets Matt Murdock, sparks will fly!


32 PGS. W ADS/FC/CARDSTOCK COVER/MARVEL PG...2.25

X-MEN

X-MEN, ULTIMATE #24
Cover By Adam Kubert


Mark Millar (w)/Kaare Andrews (p)


Part 4 of "Hellfire & Brimstone"!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/ALL AGES......2.25

X-MEN, ULTIMATE #25
Cover By Adam Kubert


Mark Millar (w)/Adam Kubert (p)/Danny Miki (i)


It's the double-sized conclusion to "Hellfire & Brimstone"!


48 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/ALL AGES......3.50

X-MEN, NEW #134
Cover By Frank Quitely


Grant Morrison (w)/Ethan Van Sciver (p)/Norm Rapmund (i)


In a world without Magneto, will the biggest threat to the X-Men come fromÔÇŽ within? Find out when Xavier's dream faces its most unexpected and devastating challenge in the form of Kid Omega!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

X-MEN, UNCANNY #415
Cover By Steve Uy


Chuck Austen (w)/Sean Phillips (p)


Standalone story! It's a prelude of things to come ˝ and a glimpse into the true origin of Nightcrawler!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

X-TREME X-MEN: X-POSE #1 (of 2)
Painted Cover By Rodolfo Migliari


Chris Claremont (w)/Arthur Ransom (p)


From new teams to new threats, last year has turned the X-Men's world upside-down ˝ now two TV journalists investigate the modern state of mutantkind!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.99

X-MEN, UNLIMITED #39
Cover By Chris Bachalo


Karl Story & J. Torres (w)/


Jason Pearson & Keron Grant (p & i)


X-MEN UNLIMITED goes monthly ˝ with an all Ororo issue! From the pages of X-TREME X-MEN, Storm roars into the spotlight with stories by the teams of Karl Story & Jason Pearson, J. Torres & Keron Grant and more!


48 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......3.50

X-STATIX #5
Cover By Paul Pope


Peter Milligan (w)/Paul Pope(p & i)


It's a self-contained story ˝ featuring art by Paul Pope (100%)!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

EXILES #19
Cover By Mike McKone & Jon Holdredge


Judd Winick (w)/Mike McKone (p)/Jon Holdredge (i)


Morph decides the fate of the ExilesÔÇŽyikes!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

WEAPON X #3
Cover By Georges Jeanty


Frank Tieri (w)/Georges Jeanty (p)/Dexter Vines (i)


Zero hunts Sabretooth!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

WOLVERINE #183
Cover By Esad Ribic


Frank Tieri & Matt Nixon(w)/


Sean Chen & Ryan Bodenheim (p)/ Tom Palmer (i)


It's 2 stories in 1 double-sized issue! First the ongoing team of Frank Tieri & Sean Chen deliver another hard-hitting tale ˝ then Ryan Bodenheim, winner of last year's New Talent Search, draws his first story for Marvel!


48 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......3.50

AGENT X #5
Cover By UDON


Gail Simone (w)/Alvin Lee & UDON (a)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

SOLDIER X #5
Painted Cover By Igor Kordey


Darko Macan (w)/Igor Kordey (p)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

MEKANIX #2 (of 6)
Cover By Celia Calle


Chris Claremont (w)/Juan Bobillo (p)/Marcelo Sosa (i)


Kitty Pryde is back at school ˝ but so are mutant-haters!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG 2.99

WOLVERINE: NETSUKE #3 (of 4)
Painted Cover By George Pratt


George Pratt (w & a)


Wolverine goes samurai in this fully-painted story by George Pratt (Enemy Ace: War Idyll)!


32 PGS. WITH NO ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......3.99

X-MEN ICONS: CHAMBER #4 (of 4)
Cover By Chris Bachalo


Brian K. Vaughan (w)/Lee Ferguson (p)/Norm Rapmund (i)


Concluding the adventure from the pages of UNCANNY X-MEN!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.99

SPIDER-MAN

SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE #30 & #31
Covers by Mark Bagley


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Mark Bagley (p)/Art Thibert (i)


Two issues this month!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/ALL AGES......2.25

SPIDER-MAN, AMAZING #47
Cover By Frank Cho


J. Michael Straczynski (w)/


John Romita Jr. (p)/Scott Hanna (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

SPIDER-MAN, PETER PARKER #50
Cover By Mark Buckingham


Paul Jenkins (w)/Mark Buckingham (p)/ Wayne Faucher (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

SPIDER-MAN, TANGLED WEB #20
Cover By Dean Haspiel


Zeb Wells (w)/Dean Haspiel (p & i)


Go "Behind the Mustache" when writer Zeb Wells and Eisner-nominee Dean Haspiel spotlight J. Jonah Jameson!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/CARDSTOCK COVER/FC/MARVEL PG......2.99

SPIDER-MAN: LEGEND OF THE SPIDER CLAN #2 (of 5)
A MARVEL MANGAVERSE STORY


Cover By Skott Young


Kaare Andrews (w)/Skott Young (p)


Manga Spidey returns ˝ and he's brought Manga Daredevil with him!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.25

SPIDER-MAN'S GET KRAVEN #6 (of 7)
Cover By Joe Quesada


Ron Zimmerman (w)/John McCrea (p)/James Hodgkins (i)


32 PGS. WITH NO ADS/FC/MARVEL PG......2.25

SPIDER-GIRL #53
Cover By Pat Olliffe


Tom DeFalco (w)/Pat Olliffe (p)/Al Williamson (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/ALL AGES......2.25

MARVEL HEROES

TRUTH #1 (of 6)
Cover By Kyle Baker


Robert Morales (w)/Kyle Baker (a)


In the tradition of ORIGIN, Marvel reveals the shocking secret history of Captain America! In 1940 there was a man who had many of the same qualities as Steve Rogers ˝ save for one, the color of his skin ˝ and TRUTH is his story! This six-issue monthly miniseries -- guaranteed to challenge preconceptions -- features the distinctive digitally painted art of award-winning artist Kyle Baker!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/CARDSTOCK COVER/MARVEL PG.....3.50

EDEN'S TRAIL #1 (of 6)
Cover By Steve Uy


Steve Uy & Chuck Austin (w)/Steve Uy (a)


It's a brand-new anime adventure of sci-fi action in the widescreen MarvelScope format! On a faraway planet, a simple girl from a small corner of the galaxy finds herself in sole possession of the secrets of the universe! Follow her thrill-packed quest to discover the truth in this six-issue series plotted & illustrated by newcomer Steve Uy (cover artist of UNCANNY X-MEN and X-MEN ICONS: ICEMAN)! If you dig Final Fantasy, then you'll love EDEN'S TRAIL!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.99

THE ULTIMATES #10
Cover By Bryan Hitch


Mark Millar (w)/Bryan Hitch (p)/Andrew Currie (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/CARDSTOCK COVER/FC/MARVEL PG ...2.25

THE CALL OF DUTY: THE BROTHERHOOD #6 (of 6)
Cover By David Finch


Chuck Austen (w)/David Finch (p)/Art Thibert (i)


Marvel continues its big launch of 2002 with a new series exploring the lives of New York City's firefighters!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.25

THE CALL OF DUTY: THE PRECINCT #5 (of 5)
Cover By Tom Mandrake


Bruce Jones (w)/Tom Mandrake (p & i)


Marvel continues its big launch of 2002 with a new series exploring the lives of New York City's police officers!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.25

THE CALL OF DUTY: THE WAGON #4 (of 4)
Cover By Danijel Zezelj


Chuck Austen (w)/Daniel Zezelj (p & i)


Marvel continues its big launch of 2002 with a new series exploring the lives of New York City's EMS workers!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.25

MARVILLE #3 (of ?)
Cover By Greg Horn


Bill Jemas (w)/M.D. Bright (p)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG 2.25

CAPTAIN MARVEL #3 (of ?)
Painted Cover By Alex Ross


Peter David (w)/ChrisCross (p & i)


Marv's got a new attitude, so it's time for a new look ˝ designed by Alex Ross!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG....2.25

CAPTAIN MARVEL #3 (of ?):
ALEX ROSS DIRECTOR'S CUT


Painted Cover By Alex Ross


Peter David (w)/ChrisCross (p & i)


Alex Ross redesigned Marv's lookÔÇŽ so this special edition includes an 8-page sketch book filled with designs by Ross! Plus a sturdy, cardstock cover to keep it mint!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/CARDSTOCK COVER/MARVEL PG....3.50

ULTIMATE ADVENTURES #3 (of ?)
Cover By Kaare Andrews


Ron Zimmerman (W)/Duncan Fegredo (p & i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/CARDSTOCK COVER/MARVEL PG 2.25

INCREDIBLE HULK #47
Cover By Kaare Andrews


Bruce Jones (w)/Stuart Immonen (p)/Scott Koblish (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.25

FANTASTIC FOUR #63
Cover By Mike Wieringo


Mark Waid (w)/Mike Wieringo (p)/Karl Kesel (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG....2.25

AVENGERS #60
Cover By Kieron Dwyer


Geoff Johns (w)/Kieron Dwyer & Rick Remender (p&i)


It's the extra-sized conclusion to "World Trust"!


40 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...3.50

THOR #56
Cover By Tom Raney


Dan Jurgens (w)/Joe Bennett (p)/Jack Jadson (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG....2.25

IRON MAN #61
Cover By Mike Grell


Mike Grell (w, p & i)


Mike Grell writes, pencils and inks the conclusion to "In Shining Iron"!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.25

BLACK PANTHER #51
Cover By Andy Kubert


Christopher Priest (w)/Dan Fraga (p)/Larry Stucker (i)


A brand-new direction begins with "Black & White" part 1!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...2.50

THUNDERBOLTS #74
Cover By Juan Bobillo & Marcelo Sosa


Fabian Nicieza (w)/Manuel Garcia (p)/Al Vey (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.25

MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT #1 (of 4)
Painted Cover By Joe Jusko


Rob Haynes & Marlan Harris (w)/Rob Haynes & Kia Asamiya (a)


In the tradition of TALES TO ASTONISH, it's two classic characters in one cool comic! First, it's The Hulk by writer/artist Rob Haynes (DAREDEVIL: NINJA) ˝ then it's Thor by writer Marlan Harris and internationally-acclaimed artist Kia Asamiya!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.99

PARADISE X #7 (of 13)
Painted Cover By Alex Ross


Alex Ross & Jim Krueger (w)/


Doug Braithwaite (p)/Bill Reinhold (i)


Spotlighting the Punisher!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/CARDSTOCK COVER/FC/MARVEL PG ..2.99

AVENGERS ICONS: THE VISION #4 (of 4)
Computer Generated Cover By Brian Haberlin


Geoff Johns (w)/Ivan Reis (p)/Joe Pimentel (i)


Straight from the pages of AVENGERS, the spooky synthezoid sails into the spotlight!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG....2.99

SHANG-CHI: MASTER OF KUNG FU #3 (of 6)
Cover By Paul Gulacy


Doug Moench (w)/Paul Gulacy (p)/ Jimmy Palmiotti (i)


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/PARENTAL WARNING 2.99

KILLRAVEN #2 (of 6)
Cover By Alan Davis


Alan Davis (w & p)/Mark Farmer (i)


Continuing the all-new sci-fi thriller by the great Alan Davis!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.99

B-SIDES #3 (of 3)
Painted Cover By Sam Kieth


Brian David-Marshall (w)/Brett Weldele (p & i)


The new heroes from New Jersey meet the legendary FF!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG.....2.99

HARDCOVERS

THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 1
Cover By Kaare Andrews


Bruce Jones & Brian Azzarello (w)/


John Romita Jr., Lee Weeks & Richard Corben (p)


Still available! A Marvel legend is reborn in an oversized hardcover! This massive volume collects the stories that revitalized the green goliath: INCREDIBLE HULK #34 - #43 and BANNER #1 - #4! "They said it couldn't be done, but Marvel has proven the skeptics wrong and made INCREDIBLE HULK a top-selling title. Bruce Jones has created an intriguing 'Fugitive'-esque story that has fans counting the days for the next issue." ˝Wizard, The Comics Magazine


352 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...29.99

CAGE
Cover By Richard Corben


Brian Azzarello (w)/Richard Corben (p & i)


Still available! The urban avenger is updated for the 21st Century as we present the entire MAX series as an oversized hardcover! "Think John Singleton meets Hero for HireÔÇŽ and any book illustrated by Richard Corben is a publishing event." ˝Comic Shop News


128 PGS./FC/PARENTAL WARNING...19.99

DAREDEVIL/ELEKTRA: LOVE & WAR
Painted Cover By Bill Sienkiewicz


Frank Miller (w)/Bill Sienkiewicz (a)


Still available! Now in one deluxe hardcover, two epic tales of devotion and death -- ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN and DAREDEVIL: LOVE AND WAR!


328 PGS./FC./MARVEL PG..29.99

TRADE PAPERBACKS

ORIGIN
Cover By Andy Kubert


Paul Jenkins (w)/Andy Kubert (p)


Collecting the best-selling ˝ and controversial -- mini-series that pulled back the curtain on Wolverine's mysterious past! At long last, all is revealed about comicdom's most popular character! "ORIGIN is a cross between Great Expectations and Jane EyreÔÇŽ it may join the immortal pantheon of books like Watchmen and Maus, stories that are always mentioned by fans as proof that comics can be literature." ˝Comics Buyer's Guide


160 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...14.99

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 3: WORLD TOUR
Cover By Adam Kubert


Mark Millar & Chuck Austen (w)/


Adam Kubert, Essad Ribic & Chris Bachalo(p)


Still available! To win humanity's trust, The X-Men take their first-ever, world-spanning field trip as we collect ULTIMATE X-MEN #13 - #20! "ULTIMATE X-MEN has that dark edge that only Mark Millar's best Authority stories once enjoyed." ˝Comics International


192 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...17.99

X-FORCE VOL. 2
Cover By Mike Allred


Peter Milligan (w)/


Mike Allred, Darwyn Cooke & Duncan Fegredo (p)


Milligan and Allred turn the idea of conventional, "mainstream" comics on its ear as they explore the ideas of race, sexuality, class, and our fame-obsessed culture! Collecting X-FORCE #121-129, the issues that The New York Times called "a witty blast of media criticism disguised as a garish spin-off of the X-Men."


224 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...19.99

X-FORCE VOL. 1: NEW BEGINNINGS
Cover By Mike Allred


Peter Milligan (w)/Mike Allred(p)


The first hit volume - collecting X-FORCE #116 - #120 -- is now back in print!


128 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG+...14.95

CABLE VOL. 2: THE END
Cover By Igor Kordey


Darko Macan & David Tischman (w)/


Igor Kordey & Mike Huddleston (p)


Still available! The one-man-army heads to the world's hotspots to spread peace - and he's not afraid to back up his message with bullets! Collecting CABLE #101 - #107! "CABLE remains as strong as it's ever been, and definitely as beautiful to look at, as Igor Kordey delivers some of the most unusual and intense visuals to be found in super hero comics." ˝TheFourthRail.com


160 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...14.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4
Cover By Mark Bagley


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Mark Bagley (p)


Still available! The Green Goblin returns as we gather ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #22 - #27 in one handy volume! "Brian Michael Bendis 'gets' everything that makes Spider-Man ˝ and Peter Parker ˝ such a fun character, and he (and Mark Bagley) capture the mood every single time!" ˝AintItCoolNews.com


160 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...14.99

SPIDER-MAN: QUALITY OF LIFE
Cover By Scott Sava


Greg Rucka (w)/Scott Sava (p)


Still available! Spider-Man squares off against the lethal Lizard in this CGI spectacular!


112 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...12.99

PUNISHER: ARMY OF ONE
Cover By Tim Bradstreet


Garth Ennis (w)/Steve Dillon(p)


The bullet-spraying volume - reprinting PUNISER (vol. 2) #1 - #7 -- is back in print!


160 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG+...15.95

AVENGERS FOREVER
Cover By Carlos Pacheco


Kurt Busiek (w)/Carlos Pacheco (p)


The saga that launched CAPTAIN MARVEL ˝ and delivered some of the greatest Avengers art -- is back in print & still available!


296 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...24.99

AVENGERS: THE KANG DYNASTY
Cover By Kieron Dwyer


Kurt Busiek (w)/


Kieron Dwyer, Manuel Garcia, Brent Anderson,


Ivan Reis & Alan Davis (p)


Still available! Earth's Mightiest Heroes fight for the freedom of the world in AVENGERS (vol. 3) #41 - #55 and AVENGERS ANNUAL 2001!


384 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...29.99

MARVEL MANGAVERSE VOL. 2
Cover By Ben Dunn


Ben Dunn & Kevin Gunstone (w)/Ben Dunn (p)


Still available! Take a Manga-influenced look at The Fantastic Four, The Avengers and more as we reprint MARVEL MANGAVERSE #1 - #6!


144 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...12.99

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