Marvel Comics Solicitations for January, 2002

Thu, October 24th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

DAREDEVIL: THE MOVIE
THE OFFICIAL COMIC BOOK ADAPTATION


Photo Cover


Bruce Jones (w)/Manuel Garcia (p)/Scott Hanna (i)


Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Michael Clark Duncan and Colin Farrell unite for another smash hit Marvel Movie! You've seen Spider-Man, Blade and X-Men on the big screen -- now it's time for Daredevil, Elektra, Kingpin and Bullseye to strut their stuff! A new legend is born on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen - and only Marvel can deliver the adaptation…nearly a month before the movie!


48 PGS./NO ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...$3.50

MARVEL KNIGHTS

DAREDEVIL #41
Cover By Alex Maleev


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Alex Maleev (p & i)


Only 25 cents! The movie is coming, and we want retailers to introduce one of the best books published today to a new wave of readers! That's why this issue -- which kicks off the next stunning DD storyline - will only cost a quarter! And best of all, "Lowlife" continues in only two weeks!


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/MARVEL PG...$0.25

DAREDEVIL #42
Cover By Alex Maleev


Brian Michael Bendis (w)/Alex Maleev (p & i)


2 issues this month! The next shocking story continues here with part 2 of "Lowlife!"


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

ELEKTRA #20
Painted Covers By Greg Horn


Greg Rucka (w)/Carlo Pagulayan (p)/Danny Miki (i)


The Hand wants their "property" back - but are they up to the task of claiming it?


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

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


Greg Rucka (w)/Salvador Larroca (p)


The Ultimate look at comics' ultimate couple comes to its ultimate conclusion! When the stakes are raised, what will Elektra choose: the man she loves… or her own brand of justice?


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

PUNISHER #21
Painted Covers by Tim Bradstreet


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


In part 2 of "Brotherhood," Frank Castle investigates a huge drug ring - and the cops who are supposed to be stopping them!


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

CAPTAIN AMERICA #8
Cover By John Cassaday


John Ney Rieber (w)/Trevor Hairsine (p)/ Danny Miki (i)


The line between hero and ally blurs as Captain America faces someone whose goal is the same as his - but whose methods are very different! "Extremists" continues - with art by the new Marvel Knights' star, Trevor Hairsine (Cla$$war)!


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

MAX

ALIAS #18 & #19
Painted Covers By David Mack


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


It's 2 issues this month as "Underneath" continues! When Jessica searches for a missing hero, what dark secret will she uncover?


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/PARENTAL WARNING…$2.99 (each)

SHANG-CHI: MASTER OF KUNG FU #5 (of 6)
Cover By Paul Gulacy


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


32 PGS. WITH ADS/FC/PARENTAL WARNING $2.99

X-MEN

ULTIMATE WAR #3 (of 4)
Cover By Chris Bachalo


Mark Millar (w)/Chris Bachalo (p)


The two hottest teams in comics collide! The United States military cracks down on the X-Men as the Ultimates are sent to bring them in!


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

X-MEN, ULTIMATE #27 & #28
Covers By Adam Kubert


Mark Millar (w)/Ray & Ben Lai (p & i)


The first chapter in the next big story begins here - with 2 issues this month! The Brotherhood's war on mankind hits overdrive!


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/ALL AGES......$2.25 (each)

X-MEN, UNCANNY #417 & #418
Covers By Kia Asamiya


Chuck Austen (w)/Kia Asamiya (p)


2 issues of UNCANNY X-MEN -- both illustrated by international superstar Kia Asamiya - kick off a new story! The X-Men face off against a new breed of mutants bent on destroying humanity in "Dominant Species"!


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/MARVEL PG......$2.25 (each)

X-MEN, NEW #136
Cover By Frank Quitely


Grant Morrison (w)/Frank Quitely (p)


"Riot At Xavier's" rages on! What happens when the students take over the school? The eternal showdown of youth vs. experience explodes at Xavier's Institute! Who lives? Who dies? Who betrays whom? Find out in the story that will rock the X-Men once again!


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

HULK/WOLVERINE: 6 HOURS #1 & #2 (of 4)
Cover By Simon Bisley


Bruce Jones (w)/Scott Kolins (p)


Two of comics' hottest characters unite - courtesy of Bruce Jones (INCREDIBLE HULK) and Scott Kolins (Flash)! The green goliath and the feral mutant only have six hours to rescue a woman and a boy from two desperate drug dealers… but will they be able to control their infamous tempers to get the job done?


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

X-MEN, X-TREME #20
Cover By Salvador Larroca


Chris Claremont (w)/Salvador Larroca & Liquid! (a)


A new six-part story begins - as Salvador Larroca returns!


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

X-MEN, UNLIMITED #41
Cover By Chris Bachalo


Jamie Delano & Mike Allred (w)/


Neil Googe & Nick Derington (p)


First, Jamie Delano (Hellblazer) and Neil Googe (Bazooka Jules) introduce the mutant known as MC Mystik! Then, Mike Allred and Nick Derington retell of The Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night"… starring the X-Statix!


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

X-STATIX #7
Cover By Mike Allred


Peter Milligan (w)/Mike Allred(p & i)


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

EXILES #21
Cover By Georges Jeanty


Judd Winick (w)/J. Calafiore (p)/Jon Holdredge (i)


Part 2 of the story that will change the Exiles forever!


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

WOLVERINE #185
Cover By Essad Ribic


Frank Tieri(w)/Sean Chen(p)


It all hits the fan as the latest story concludes!


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

WEAPON X #5
Cover By Georges Jeanty


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


Standalone issue! What is the secret behind the Director's evil plans?


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

AGENT X #7
Cover By Brian Stelfreeze


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


A standalone story about… women's underwear?


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

SOLDIER X #7
Painted Cover By Igor Kordey


Darko Macan (w)/Simon Coleby (p)


A self-contained story!


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

MEKANIX #4 (of 6)
Cover By Celia Calle


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


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

SPIDER-MAN

SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE #34 & #35
Covers by Mark Bagley


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


It's double the ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN this month… and that means it's also double the Ultimate Venom! What was the secret that Peter Parker's father was working on? And what happens when Peter tampers with this dark experiment? Find out - and get ready for Spider-Man as you've never seen him before!


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/ALL AGES......$2.25 (each)

SPIDER-MAN, AMAZING #49
Cover By John Romita Jr.


J. Michael Straczynski (w)/


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


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

SPIDER-MAN, PETER PARKER #52
Cover By Francisco Herrera


Zeb Wells (w)/Francisco Herrera (p)/ Wayne Faucher (i)


The conclusion to another crazy one by writer Zeb Wells!


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

SPIDER-MAN'S TANGLED WEB #22
Cover By Alberto Dose


Brian Walsh (w)/Alberto Dose (p)


What happens to criminals caught in Spider-Man's web? Find out in "The System!"


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

SPIDER-GIRL #55 & #56
Covers By Pat Olliffe


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


It's two issues of everyone's favorite female fighter!


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/ALL AGES......$2.25 (each)

SPIDER-MAN: LEGEND OF THE SPIDER CLAN #4 (of 5)
A MARVEL MANGAVERSE STORY


Cover By Kaare Andrews


Kaare Andrews (w)/Skott Young (p)


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

MARVEL HEROES

MARVILLE #5: ORIGINVILLE
Cover A By Greg Horn


Cover B by M.D. Bright


Bill Jemas (w)/M.D. Bright (p)/ Paul Neary (i)


Here it is, the origin of Wolverine… the version that Joe Quesada wouldn't let Jemas tell! Plus: In honor of ORIGINVILLE, M.D. Bright delivers a variant "Wolverine-themed" cover!


32 PGS. WITH ADS (each)/FC/MARVEL PG $2.25 (each)

CAPTAIN MARVEL #5
Cover By J.G. Jones


Peter David (w)/ChrisCross (p)/Chris Sotomayor (color)


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

ULTIMATE ADVENTURES #4
Cover By Kaare Andrews


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


The Ultimates recruit Hawk-Owl & Zippy! (Note: This is a resolicitation. All previous orders are canceled.)


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

TRUTH #3 (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!


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

INCREDIBLE HULK #49
Cover By Kaare Andrews


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


The latest story comes to a shocking conclusion!


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

THOR #58
Cover By Alan Davis


Dan Jurgens (w)/Alan Davis (p)/Robin Riggs (i)


Part 1 of "Standoff" - the three-parter penciled by Alan Davis! It's Thor vs. Iron Man vs. Captain America - as Dr. Doom pulls the strings!


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

IRON MAN #64
Cover By Alan Davis


Mike Grell (w)/Alan Davis (p)/Mark Farmer (i)


Part 2 of "Standoff" - the three-parter penciled by Alan Davis! It's Thor vs. Iron Man vs. Captain America - as Dr. Doom pulls the strings!


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

AVENGERS #63
Cover By Alan Davis


Geoff Johns (w)/Alan Davis (p)/Mark Farmer (i)


Part 3 of "Standoff" - the three-parter penciled by Alan Davis! It's Thor vs. Iron Man vs. Captain America - as Dr. Doom pulls the strings!


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

FANTASTIC FOUR #65
Cover By Mike Wieringo


Mark Waid (w)/Mark Buckingham (p & i)


"Small Stuff/Big Stuff" kicks off here!


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

FANTASTIC FOUR: UNSTABLE MOLECULES #1 (of 4)
Cover By Craig Thompson


James Sturm (w)/Guy Davis & Bob Sikoryak (p & i)


The recently unearthed story of the real people who inspired the creation of Fantastic Four! Author James Sturm (creator of Time Magazine's pick for Graphic Novel of the Year, The Golem's Mighty Swing) and artist Guy Davis (DEADLINE) excavate the past to bring you the shocking saga of the real-life inspiration of the FF!


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

BLACK PANTHER #53
Cover By Andy Kubert


Christopher Priest (w)/Jorge Lucas (p & i)


The new direction continues as a new Panther prowls the streets of New York City in "Black & White" part 3!


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

PARADISE X: RAGNAROK #1 (of 2)
Painted Cover By Alex Ross


Alex Ross & Jim Krueger (w)/Tom Yeates (p)


What if Thor and the Asgardian gods fell? Find out in this special two-parter set in the Earth X alternate future!


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

MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT #3 (of 4)
Painted Cover By Joe Jusko


Jai Nitz & Sean McKeever (w)/


Gurihiru Studios & Darwyn Cooke (p)


First Mr. Fantastic stretches into the spotlight… then it's Ant-Man drawn by Darwyn Cooke!


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

KILLRAVEN #4 (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

EDEN'S TRAIL #3 (of 6)
Cover By Steve Uy


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


Continuing the anime-inspired adventure of sci-fi action delivered in the widescreen MarvelScope format!


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

GRAPHIC NOVELS: HARDCOVERS

CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1: THE NEW DEAL (HARDCOVER)
Cover By John Cassaday


John Ney Rieber (w)/John Cassaday (p & i)


Marvel Knights presents a Captain America for the 21st Century! In the aftermath of 9/11, the Super Soldier must come to grips with his purpose in the changed global landscape. Now, charging from the ruins of Ground Zero straight to a small town gripped by terror, the Sentinel of Liberty makes his toughest decision yet! This full-color volume collects CAPTAIN AMERICA (vol. 4) #1 - #6 - plus cool extras - in a gorgeous, oversized hardcover!


176 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG...$22.99

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


Frank Miller (w)/Bill Sienkiewicz (a)


Now in one deluxe hardcover - and with a new painted cover by Bill Sienkiewicz -- ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN and DAREDEVIL: LOVE AND WAR! (Note: This is a re-solicitation. All previous orders are cancelled.)


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

X-FORCE: FAMOUS, MUTANT AND MORTAL (HARDCOVER)
Cover by Mike Allred


Peter Milligan (w)/Mike Allred, Darwyn Cooke & Duncan Fegrado (p & i)


Collecting the issues that shocked comicdom! What happens when mutants become celebrities? Peter Milligan and Mike Allred offer this insightful, irreverent and wickedly entertaining deconstruction of the human/mutant dynamic - spiced with sex, drugs and death! This oversized hardcover collects X-FORCE #116-129, plus the usual assortment of cool extras!


352 PGS/HARDCOVER/FC/MARVEL PG+…$29.99

GRAPHIC NOVELS: TRADE PAPERBACKS

DAREDEVIL: THE MOVIE
Photo Cover


Bruce Jones (w)/Manuel Garcia (p & i)


The comic-book adaptation of the blockbuster motion picture - plus key reprints starring the film's main characters! Daredevil, the blind protector of Hell's Kitchen! Bullseye, the psychotic assassin who can't miss! Elektra, the femme fatale caught between the two! This collection - perfect for readers hooked by the movie -- captures all the cinematic excitement of the film, plus a selection of the classic stories - like TANGLED WEB #4: SEVERANCE PACKAGE -- that inspired the film!


128 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$12.99

ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL AND ELEKTRA
Cover by Salvador Larroca


Greg Rucka (w)/Salvador Larroca (p)


Novelist Greg Rucka and artist Salvador Larroca update the blind adventurer and sai-slinging shadow warrior for the 21st century! She has a black belt in the martial arts, but is college student Elektra Natchios prepared for the romantic free-fall she plunges into when she meets Matthew Murdock, a pre-law student who's blind ... and much more than he appears? Collecting ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL AND ELEKTRA #1 - #4, plus an additional classic Daredevil/Elektra story.


128 PGS/FC/ALL AGES…$11.99

DAREDEVIL LEGENDS VOL. 1: DAREDEVIL: YELLOW
Cover by Tim Sale


Jeph Loeb (w)/Tim Sale (p & i)


A timeless look at one of Marvel's most popular heroes, finally available in trade paperback! Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (Batman: The Long Halloween and Superman: For All Seasons) expand the origin of the blind lawyer who, when tragedy strikes, dons a yellow costume and seeks justice outside the law! Collecting DAREDEVIL: YELLOW #1 - #6.


144 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$14.99

DAREDEVIL LEGENDS VOL. 2: DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN
Cover by David Mazzucchelli


Frank Miller (w)/David Mazzucchelli (p & i)


New printing! When Karen Page, Daredevil's former lover, trades away the hero's identity for a drug fix, Matt Murdock must find strength as the Kingpin sets out to ruin his life!


176 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$17.95

DAREDEVIL VOL. 2: PARTS OF A HOLE
Cover by David Mack & Joe Quesada


David Mack (w)/Joe Quesada (p)


New printing! Maya Lopez - deaf, but capable of assimilating an individual's fighting style on sight - has set her sights on Daredevil, whom she believes to be responsible for the death of her father! Collecting DAREDEVIL (Vol. 2) #9 - #15.


176 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG… $17.95

UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. I: HOPE
Cover by Ron Garney


Chuck Austen (w)/Ron Garney (p)


Collecting the relaunch of UNCANNY X-MEN! Hope - it's the one thing Professor X offers to troubled mutants cast out from human society. But while they heal from their latest battle at the Xavier Institute, an unexpected new villain confronts the team - one whose identity threatens to destroy the very core of the X-Men! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #410 - #415.


144 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$12.99

WOLVERINE LEGENDS VOL. 1: WOLVERINE/HULK
Painted Cover by Sam Kieth


Sam Kieth (w,p & i)


Sam Keith (The Maxx, Zero Girl) returns to Marvel - and takes on two of Marvel's most popular - and toughest -- characters! A metal-clawed X-Man, an emerald behemoth and a scared little girl named Po - what draws these three very different characters together? Answer: Expect the unexpected! Collecting the Marvel Knights four-issue WOLVERINE/HULK mini-series.


96 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$9.99

THE CALL OF DUTY VOL. II: THE PRECINCT & THE WAGON TPB
Cover by David Finch


Chuck Austen & Bruce Jones (w)/


Tom Mandrake & Danijel Zezelj (p)


Two of the series that spotlights America's real heroes are collected in one volume! They thought they just had to protect and serve the public, but now a cop and an EMS worker must save all humanity! Collecting THE CALL OF DUTY: THE PRECINCT #1 - #5 and THE CALL OF DUTY: THE WAGON #1 - #4.


224 PGS./FC/MARVEL PG…$14.99

PUNISHER VOL. 3: BUSINESS AS USUAL
Painted Cover by Tim Bradstreet


Garth Ennis (w)/ Steve Dillon & Darick Robertson (p)


The PUNISHER team supreme - Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon - is back for more ... and this time, they're bringing Wolverine with them! This new collection reprints PUNISHER (Vol. 4) #13 - #18!


144 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG+…$14.99

PUNISHER VOL. 1: WELCOME BACK, FRANK
Painted Cover by Tim Bradstreet


Garth Ennis (w)/ Steve Dillon(p)


Still available! Collecting the entire twelve-issue Marvel Knights mini-series that re-established the Punisher as comics' #1 purveyor of pain!


272 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG+…$24.95

PUNISHER VOL. 2: ARMY OF ONE
Painted Cover by Tim Bradstreet


Garth Ennis (w)/ Steve Dillon(p)


Still available! Collecting PUNISHER (Vol. 2) #1 - #7!


160 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG+…$15.95

CAPTAIN BRITAIN
Cover by Alan Davis


Alan Moore (w)/Alan Davis (p)


New printing! Collecting the entire hard-to-find, out-of-print saga by Alan Moore and Alan Davis!


208 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$19.95

FANTASTIC FIRSTS
Cover by Bruce Timm


Stan Lee (w)/Jack Kirby & Various (p)


New printing! Presenting the first adventures of Spider-Man, Wolverine, Daredevil, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four and Marvel's most popular heroes!


424 PGS/FC/ALL AGES…$29.99

MARVELS
Cover by Alex Ross


Kurt Busiek (w)/Alex Ross (a)


New printing! Collecting the seminal story that examines the arrival of Marvel's most popular heroes and villains, all through the lens of Daily Bugle photographer Phil Sheldon.


216 PGS/FC/MARVEL PG…$19.95

MARVEL POSTERS

INCREDIBLE HULK
Next month Mike Deodato Jr. is becoming the ongoing penciler of INCREDIBLE HULK - and you can herald his arrival with this full-color poster!


36" X 24"...$5.95

ELEKTRA
Marvel's latest movie star will look great on your wall thanks to this full-color poster by Greg Horn!


36" X 24"...$5.95

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