Marvel Comics Solicitations for January 2010

Tue, October 20th, 2009 at 8:58am PDT

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FANTASTIC FOUR #575 MARVEL WOMEN VARIANT
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Marvel Women Variant by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
*Stay tuned for more details on Marvel’s 2010 Marvel Women Event!

SIEGE: EMBEDDED #1 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN REED
Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by ADI GRANOV
SIEGE BLOCKBUSTER TIE-IN!!
The SIEGE of Asgard has begun! And Norman Osborn and his Dark Avengers are leading the charge! Osborn's savvy use of the media fueled his rise to power – but the very tools he’s been using may turn against him. It’s time to expose Norman’s true face to the world and uncover the secrets behind the attack on the gods! Witness the changing of the Marvel Universe firsthand!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SIEGE #1 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Variant Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Sketch Variant by OLIVIER COIPEL
Beginning with the ravaging affects of Avengers Disassembled and following the aftermaths of House of M, Civil War and Secret Invasion, culminating with the evil Reign of Norman Osborn, the Marvel Universe has been left with its greatest villains holding more power and control than ever before. On the brink of madness, Osborn, in his final bid to take total control, targets the final obstacle in his mission…Asgard. Events are set in motion forcing our heroes to put aside the deep rifts that have grown over the past seven years. Opposing them stand a horde of evil that has begun to take down the gods of the Golden Realm! SIEGE will rock the foundations of every super hero, villain and team in the Marvel Universe. As an era ends, one word will ring above all others…”SIEGE.”
40 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #61
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN
SIEGE BLOCKBUSTER TIE-IN!!
Steve Rogers makes his triumphant return to the Avengers, but is he too late? With the SIEGE on Asgard begun, he must act swiftly, but who can he turn to and trust in a world with Norman Osborn in charge? When the gods fall, what chance does a Super Soldier stand? The biggest shake up since DISASSEMBLED starts here!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

DARK AVENGERS #13
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.
SIEGE BLOCKBUSTER TIE-IN!!
After years of mystery, the secrets of the Sentry are revealed! How deep is his madness and who is really in control of him? What is the limit of his power, if any? And what deadly mystery surrounds him causing mortals and gods to tremble in fear?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DARK WOLVERINE #82
Written by MARJORIE LIU & DANIEL WAY
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
SIEGE BLOCKBUSTER TIE-IN!!
Part 1 of 3
The end has come. While he is counted among the greatest gathering of villains the Marvel Universe has ever seen, one question remains: whose side is Daken really on? As part of the SIEGE on Asgard, what, or who, will he encounter in the land of the gods that will change him forever?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #32
Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
SIEGE BLOCKBUSTER TIE-IN!!
After Civil War, the members of the Initiative were recruited with promises of glory...fame...wealth...redemption.  But all things come with a price — and now it's time to pay in blood as the entire Initiative find themselves fighting for their lives in an all-out war against Thor and the Asgardians!  With the Dark Avengers as their allies and immortal gods as their enemies, the most brutal event in Marvel history is about to ignite, and these Avengers are caught in the middle! And for some, this will be their final stand.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SIEGE: STORMING ASGARD - HEROES & VILLAINS
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
Cover by GREG LAND
Variant Cover by GREG LAND
Since the shocking finale of SECRET INVASION vaulted him to national prominence and a newfound respect, Norman Osborn has been slowly organizing his power base, promoting his minions, eliminating his enemies – and losing his sanity. Now, as he meets with the uber-powerful elite of the Cabal – Doctor Doom, Loki and the Hood – the final stages of his Dark Reign are about to be put into fruition: the taking of Asgard. Some might say such a plan is insane. And when you're dealing with the former and possibly future Green Goblin, we're not going to necessarily disagree with you! SIEGE: STORMING ASGARD – HEROES & VILLIANS takes you inside the careful planning behind Osborn's crusade to take the kingdom of Thor off the board. Who are the featured players in the saga, how did we get here, and what are the many contingencies in this operation? With insider character bios and commentary from the creators behind the Dark Siege, this will make essential reading for kicking off the event in style!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA REBORN #6 (of 6)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Wraparound Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
The story so big we needed another issue to finish it! The return of Captain America! The fight for the body and soul and mind of Steve Rogers! Avengers versus the Red Skull and his cronies! The biggest finale of the year is finally here! Brought to you by Ed Brubaker, Bryan Hitch and Butch Guice!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

HALO: BLOOD LINE #2 (of 5)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
"Greetings! I am the monitor of Line Installation 1-4. I am 6-8-6 Ebullient Prism. My function is to collect and inspect any and all specimens captured within this sector for evidence of immunity to infestation by The Flood. I require your assistance. Please do not move while you are dissected and all your tissues are properly analyzed and cataloged." From the smash hit video game series that has sold over 25 Million Copies!!!!
32 PGS./17 & Up …$3.99

DARK TOWER: THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #3 (of 5)
Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH
Art & Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE
Variant Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Gilead is in ruins and Steven Deschain’s Affiliation has been drastically reduced in size, the result of the attack of the Good Man, John Farson. But young Roland and his ka-tet intend to strike a blow for the Affiliation by exploding an ancient oil field the Good Man is using to power his machines of destruction. Roland may never get the chance to strike back because in the midst of Gilead’s survivors there resides—a traitor!
40 PGS./Parental Advisory…$3.99
©2009 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #3 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
War comes to Oz as the sassy General Jinjur and her army of amazonian milkmaids storm the city gates. And what do the ladies want? Gems, Fudge, and Sandwiches with the crusts cut off!  Well, that and the head of King Scarecrow. Join the best-selling team of Eric Shanower and Skottie Young as the revolution heats up!
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

ENDER'S SHADOW: COMMAND SCHOOL #5 (of 5)
Creative Director ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
Cover by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Bean and his companions are now reunited with Ender, and under his command they face what they're told is their graduation exercise.  The assignment: defeat the Formics in a range of simulated attacks which will stretch them to their limits. But Bean knows they've been lied to.  He also knows that if Ender fails, it will fall to him to do the unthinkable. The companion series to Orson Scott Card’s award-winning classic concludes here!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ENDER'S GAME: COMMAND SCHOOL #5 (of 5)
Creative Director ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
The stunning conclusion to Orson Scott Card's award-winning classic sci-fi novel!  Ender and his jeesh are being pushed to the breaking point by Mazer Rackham, the only man ever to defeat the Formics.  But as the Third Invasion approaches, the games are getting more intense by the day.  Can Ender win?  And who is he really playing against?  Himself?  His teachers?  Or someone else?  The final game ends here.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ANITA BLAKE, THE LAUGHING CORPSE - EXECUTIONER #4 (of 5)
Written by LAURELL K. HAMILTON & JESSICA RUFFNER
Penciled by RON LIM
Cover by BRETT BOOTH
Anita’s trapped in Harold Gaynor’s mansion, and her only way out is to go toe-to-toe with a voodoo priestess’ nightmarish creation! It’s the showdown everything has been building up to in the blood-soaked penultimate chapter of Laurell K. Hamilton’s best-selling thriller!
32 PGS./Mature …$3.99
© 2009 Laurell K. Hamilton. All rights reserved. Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter and all characters featured in this issue and the distinctive names and likenesses thereof, and all related indicia are trademarks of Laurell K. Hamilton.

KOOKABURRA K #3 (of 3)
Written by CRISSE, MITRIC & HICKS
Adapted by AUBREY SITTERSON
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
The titanic red wave of destructive energy has nearly destroyed the entire universe; without anyone surviving long enough to ask themselves why!
The passengers of the space cruiser K, the only survivors in the galaxy, found refuge on Eyrolia, the mysterious “Planet of Illusions.” But far from being saved, they are captured by the terrible Master-Guardian of the planet who sees them as invaders, coming to steal the jewel he protects at the heart of his planet.
Only one being thinks he can stop the madness that is destroying their reality. He is the Paladin, and for him there can only be one culprit: the Kookaburra, almighty reincarnate… Under Mitric’s quill and drawings by Ramos, discover the stunning conclusion to the Kookaburra K trilogy.
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

DAFFODIL #1 (of 3)
Written by BRREMAUD
Penciled by RIGANO
Cover by RIGANO
Variant Cover by RIGANO
Addio-Colonnello is a distant town, a port beyond the oceans, many moons away from our Bohemian lands. Tragedy strikes when Nosferatu launches his assault, commanding his legion of vampires to descend upon this town. This is how the Lords of the Vampire Parliament make their point. The mission of Daffodil, Globuline and Achilles, three beautiful agents of the very same Vampire Parliament, is apprehend Nosferatu and uncover the motive for his crime.
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

X-MEN NOIR: MARK OF CAIN #2 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by DENNIS CALERO
Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO
"The Genosha Bay guards rolled Angel, gagged and shackled to the gurney, into solitary confinement, warden Emma Frost trailing close behind. From the ceiling and every wall bright, hot lights pounded a blinding glare onto the cell's only furnishing, an ominously solitary chair. 'Until you tell me what I want to know,' Warden Frost said, 'You will never leave this room. Welcome to Project: Wideawake."
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN NOIR: EYES WITHOUT A FACE #2 (of 4)
Written by DAVID HINE & FABRICE SAPOLSKY
Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO
Spider-Man has just met one of his deadliest foes. But does he even know it yet? In the crossroads of 1934 America, organized crime cuts a bloody swath through the streets, while political movements like the American Nazi Party promise a vision of a safer world ahead. And with the promise of science to improve Americans’ lives, Peter Parker is blinded to the evil of his new role model. Will Spider-Man wise up in time and fight?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ENEMY #1 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Who is the face of true evil in the Ultimate Universe?  What is the biggest secret the world doesn't know? Join the gathered heroes as they embark on an adventure unlike anything seen in Marvel Comics…and that's a promise!! Ultimate Universe co-founder, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (Ultimate Spider-Man, Secret Invasion) and rising star Rafa Sandoval (Avengers: The Initiative) unveils this important new chapter in the most exciting line in comics!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #6
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Mysterio has had just about enough of Spider-Man, so he sends in the ULTIMATE SPIDER-SLAYER…and sends it right to Peter Parker’s school!   All this and the mystery of the Shroud is finally revealed!! Join rockstars BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID LAFUENTE as we swing into the final chapter of this thrilling arc!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #617
Written by JOE KELLY
Pencils & Cover by MAX FIUMARA
Variant Cover by JOE QUINONES
Variant Covers by MAX FIUMARA
The Gauntlet continues to close around Spider-Man in this heartbreaking story of love, loss and lust for power as the Rhino charges into Spider-Man's life, out to make a name for himself...by killing the Rhino? Joe Kelly & Max Fiumara, who kicked off The Gauntlet in Amazing Spider-Man #600's prelude, return for this pulse-pounding chapter!
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #618
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
Variant Cover by JOE QUINONES
MYSTERIOUS: Chapter One
"Un-Murder Incorporated"
MYSTERIO is back from the dead...and he's not alone!
When deceased members of the Maggia crime family return from beyond the grave, the balance of power shifts in their gang war with Hammerhead and the Inner-Demons.  Can Spider-Man and crime scene investigator, Carlie Cooper, solve this mystery...before it gets a little too personal?
PLUS: Secret sides of both Mr. Negative and J. Jonah Jameson Sr. revealed, a disturbing turn for Aunt May, the reappearance of ANOTHER Spider-Villain -- all this and the return of Dan Slott & Marcos Martin to the pages of Amazing Spider-Man.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #619
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
MYSTERIOUS: Chapter Two
"Re-Appearing Act"
SPIDER-MAN versus MYSTERIO!
How long can Mysterio play with Spidey's head before the web-slinger finally snaps?!  The mind games keep ratcheting up as the body count goes up, down, and...into the negatives?  Some bad guys just won't die and others can't stay dead!  So which long-thought deceased Spider-Man character is back now?!  It may only be January, but get ready for the most unbelievable Spider-Man moment of the year!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #4
Written by FRED VAN LENTE, TOM DEFALCO & FRANK TIERI
Penciled by BARRY KITSON, RON FRENZ & MORE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDEVIC
Behold Mysterio...looks can be more than just deceiving – they can drive you mad. As the Master of Illusion makes his triumphant return to the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, webbed wonders FRED VAN LENTE and BARRY KITSON bring you the real story of Quentin Beck…or is it just another illusion?
Then, over in THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-GIRL, Fury the Goblin Queen has a familiar ally as the cult of the Goblin makes its last stand against May-Day Parker – and a gang war looms in New York City! Join the legendary team of TOM DEFALCO and RON FRENZ for what may be the Family Parker’s final chapter!
Finally, as the events of The Gauntlet unfold, Mr. Negative and his forces have laid conspicuously low…and the Hammer drops hard on New York City…as HAMMERHEAD makes his move in New York’s underworld…and he may not be playing for the side you’d think…
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN PRESENTS: JACKPOT #1 (of 3)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by ADRIANA MELO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
From the pages of Amazing Spider-Man! The last Jackpot died in combat alongside Spider-Man – so who is the New Jackpot putting fear into the hearts of street criminals? Why has BOOMERANG targeted her for death? And how is THE ROSE involved? Find out this January as founding Web-head Marc Guggenheim returns to the Spider-Verse alongside rising star ADRIANA MELO (MS. MARVEL) to bring the next great marvel heroine, Jackpot!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN: THE CLONE SAGA #5 (of 6)
Written by TOM DEFALCO & HOWARD MACKIE
Penciled by TODD NAUCK
Cover by SANA TAKEDA
MAXIMUM CLONAGE! It’s Hoo-Ha Time as MJ goes into labor while Peter, Ben Reilly, and Kaine have a clone war for the ages…in the heart of mid-town Manhattan! Only one will walk away as the controversial crossover rockets to its mind-blowing conclusion!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN 1602 #4 (of 5)
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by RAMON ROSANAS
Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
FROM THE BESTSELLING MINISERIES ORIGINALLY CREATED BY NEIL GAIMAN! Peter travels to Venice in search of his new love, but instead finds that Osbourne is still alive...and more dangerous than before. Thanks to the hellish lab of Octavius, this century now has a Green Goblin - bent on revenge! THE FANTASTIC JEFF PARKER AND BREAKOUT ARTIST RAMON ROSANAS BRING THIS AMAZING WORLD TO LIFE!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN & THE SECRET WARS #2 (of 4)
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Pencils & Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
When the Beyonder created Battleworld, he stocked it with far more than Earth’s greatest heroes and worst villains. Now, two of these other elements, the city of Denver, Colorado and a warlike alien race known as the Spindlies, are on major collision course. With the other heroes occupied elsewhere, it’s up to Ben Grimm and the amazing Spider-Man to stand or fall with the city. But who will save them from their powerful on-again, off-again, ally…Doctor Doom?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

BLACK PANTHER #12
Written by JONATHAN MABERRY
Penciled by WILL CONRAD
Cover by PAUL RENAUD
PRELUDE TO “DOOMWAR”
If you think you know what's coming next in BLACK PANTHER, guess again. Shuri, T'Challa and Storm are caught up in a tangle of plots within plots as Doctor Doom and the Broker close the jaws of their trap. Heroes will fall, trust will be betrayed, secrets will be revealed, and nothing will ever be the same. The fuse is lit and Wakanda is about to explode. Guest stars Namor and the Fantastic Four jump into action as the new Black Panther goes to war.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

BLACK WIDOW & THE MARVEL GIRLS #3 (of 4)
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR ESPIN
She’s S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Natasha Romanoff, and Nick Fury has two missions for his newest recruit. First, find out everything possible about the mysterious Ms. Marvel, and deal with her if deemed necessary. Secondly, infiltrate the Red Skull’s organization and discover the location of one of the Skull’s “Sleeper” robots before it spells doom for all mankind. Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow, is soon to find that combining these two cases is the one way to stay alive.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

BLACK WIDOW: DEADLY ORIGIN #3 (of 4)
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by TOM RANEY & JOHN PAUL LEON
Cover by ADI GRANOV
Time is running out for the on-the-run Black Widow as the sinister Icepick Protocol sets Clint Barton against Mockingbird—and Hercules against everybody! With flashbacks to her days with Daredevil and the Champions, and the final revelation of who is trying to destroy her life, the clock is ticking on Natasha’s life!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #602
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by LUKE ROSS
Cover by GERALD PAREL
The monthly CAPTAIN AMERICA returns with a bang! Where has the Captain America from the '50s been the past few months, and what part of our modern world has welcomed him? And what will Steve and Bucky do when an old enemy tries to become a revolutionary? TWO AMERICAS begins here! By best-selling writer Ed Brubaker with art by Luke Ross. Plus, the start of a Second Bonus Feature - NOMAD by Sean McKeever and David Baldeon!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #504
Written by ANDY DIGGLE
Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
The first story arc from the creative team of Andy Diggle (THUNDERBOLTS) and Roberto De La Torre (IRON MAN) reaches its shattering climax. Backed-up by the ruthlessly loyal ninja army known as The Hand, Daredevil declares war on a murderous cadre of dirty NYPD cops -- and Hell's Kitchen is the battleground!  But can Foggy Nelson and Dakota North find out who's really behind the recent spiral of violence before the city burns?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DOCTOR VOODOO: AVENGER OF THE SUPERNATURAL #4
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by JEFTE PALO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Nightmare has claimed Earth. His unreal universe of pain and terror has been made tangible and spread across the globe by an army comprised of the world’s most powerful supernatural beings. Negating the sacrifice of a former Sorcerer Supreme, Jericho Drumm has opened the long-sealed gateway to Bondyè to ask the Voodoo Loa’s for aid. However, what he finds in the strange god land may very well shatter his world forever!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

GHOST RIDERS: HEAVEN'S ON FIRE #6 (of 6)
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by ROLAND BOSCHI
Cover by CHRISTIAN NAUCK
Writer Jason Aaron's hellblazing, heaven-burning run on GHOST RIDER roars to its dramatic conclusion with a confrontation that's been a long time coming.  In one corner, we have the Ghost Rider brothers, Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch.  In the other corner is Zadkiel, the renegade angel.  And before the battle is through, you can rest assured that blood will flow on the golden streets of heaven.  And no matter who wins, will it mean the end for America's favorite Flameheads?
40 PGS./New & Reprint/Parental Advisory …$3.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #575
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Marvel Women Variant by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
Kicking off the world-spanning new adventures of the Fantastic Four, this is part one of the Prime Elements arc: The Hidden City of the High Evolutionary!
Featuring the return of the Mole Man, the architecture of the underworld, and the smartest Moloid you'll ever meet.
Don't miss it!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IRON MAN VS. WHIPLASH #3 (of 4)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM & BRANNON BRAGA
Penciled by PHIL BRIONES
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Who is the Iron Axis and what makes them--yes, them--the deadliest foes Iron Man has ever faced?  And what happens when the all-new, all-deadly Whiplash gets caught in the middle? Before he strikes in Iron Man 2, meet the latest version of this classic Armored Avenger foe in this in-continuity adventure!  
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

HULK #19
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
This is it! The Fall of The Hulks begins here. The opening round: THE RED HULK VS. THE THING with Reed Richards' life at stake. When the Baxter Building is attacked by the all-new, all-deadly Frightful Four, who will save the Fantastic Four? How about THE RED HULK? Not a chance. The superstar team of JEPH LOEB and ED McGUINNESS shotgun this mindblowing chapter of the biggest Hulkventure of them all.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #606
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
He's fought Thor, Black Bolt, the Juggernaut, and virtually every Avenger on the planet. But nothing's ever hit Bruce Banner as hard as "The Fall of the Hulks"! As the epic storyline begins, Bruce Banner makes the best and worst discovery of his life, Skaar, the savage Son of Hulk, finally shows his true colors, and a Green Goliath in purple pants takes on Doctor Doom himself! "Planet Hulk" writer Greg Pak teams up with fan favorite penciler Paul Pelletier to deliver massive revelations, shocking emotional twists, and epic smashing that will transform Bruce Banner's life forever.
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

FALL OF THE HULKS: RED HULK #1 (of 4)
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by CARLOS RODRIGUES
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS & CHRIS SOTOMAYOR
FALL OF THE HULKS continues in this all-new series! What secrets will be revealed? What plans has the RED HULK been hiding from everyone? And what does all of this have to do with the COSMIC HULK robot!? Don’t miss this thrilling first chapter by JEFF PARKER (Agents of Atlas, The Hood) and CARLOS RODRIGUES (Thunderbolts)!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HERCULES #140
Written by GREG PAK, FRED VAN LENTE & JEFF PARKER
Penciled by RODNEY BUCHEMI & GABRIEL HARDMAN
Cover by ALEX GARNER
"ASSAULT ON NEW OLYMPUS," Part 3 (of 4)
Of all the giants, gods and monsters Hercules and his team of New and Mighty Avengers have faced in their battle through New Olympus, none may be as formidable as HEPHAESTUS, creator of the immortals' fearsome war engines! With what fearsome device will he try to ensnare and destroy the Hercules/Amadeus Cho team, which has reformed at last -- only to meet their doom? Find out as the New York Times Best-Selling creative team lead Herc on his biggest adventure yet! Plus: as the Agents of Atlas push into the stronghold of the Olympus group, Aphrodite decides to take matters into her own hands in Godmarked Part 3!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #22
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & 50/50 Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
50/50 Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
The heart and soul of the Marvel Universe gathered to bring Tony back online…but when they flipped the switch, nothing happened. What do you do when the smartest man in the world is trapped inside his own subconscious? Doctor Donald Blake reaches out for a specialist…Doctor Strange! And meanwhile…the Ghost closes in, ready to assassinate Tony Stark once and for all.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IRON MAN: I AM IRON MAN #1 (of 2)
Written by PETER DAVID
Pencils by SEAN CHEN
Cover by ADI GRANOV
Gear up for the hottest movie event of 2010! Superstar creators Peter David (DARK TOWER) and Sean Chen (MIGHTY AVENGERS) bring the blockbuster IRON MAN to comics…just in time for IRON MAN 2!
Tony Stark is a billionaire weapons maker…who’s given a taste of his own medicine. When he’s wounded and taken prisoner in the Middle East and forced to build a missile for insurgents, Tony creates a suit of armor to keep him alive and blast his way out! Now Tony sees the folly of his greed, and sets out to right wrongs as the armored avenger…Iron Man!
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #19
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by IG GUARA
Cover by NIKO HENRICHON
The Avengers have barely moved into their new mansion before they have their first visitor, the super villain known as the Plant Man. But Plant Man isn’t crashing the party, he’s asking for help in his battle against a violently berserk Silver Surfer, an interstellar powerhouse intent on planting the Plant Man. How much will the Avengers put on the line to protect a super villain, and can even the assembled Avengers stand against the Power Cosmic?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #59
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by TBA
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
The Torino crime family continues their hunt for Spider-Man, and now they’re not alone, as the mysterious mutants known as the X-Men are in NYC, stalking down Spider-Man on their own. But… why are the X-Men after Spider-Man, and what can he do to stop them from taking away one of the things he holds most dear?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MS. MARVEL #49
Written by BRIAN REED
Pencils & Cover by SANA TAKEDA
Ms. Marvel vs...Captain Marvel? What is behind the latest shocking twist in the life of Carol Danvers? It all leads to next month's huge 50th issue!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MIGHTY AVENGERS #33
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by KHOI PHAM
"The Coming Darkness..." Part 2
Can the MIGHTY AVENGERS and DARK AVENGERS join forces long enough to -- we're sorry, we can't even pretend to finish that sentence. There's no way the MIGHTY AVENGERS and DARK AVENGERS are teaming up.  They're gonna beat the living heck out of each other!  The only question is: can HANK PYM stop the IRON PATRIOT before he harnesses the power of the Cosmic Cube?!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

AVENGERS VS. ATLAS #1 (of 4)
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by GABRIEL HARDMAN
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Variant Cover by GABRIEL HARDMAN
Spacetime is being selectively eroded by an unknown force. To stop the effect, the Agents of Atlas seek the help of the Avengers- and find a much earlier version of the team than they expected: Captain America, Iron Man, Wasp, Giant-Man and Thor are together again, with the atomic wildcard THE HULK!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SUPER HERO SQUAD #1
Written by TODD DEZAGO
Pencils & Cover by MITCH SCHAUER
Variant Cover by MITCH SCHAUER
The new ongoing series kicks off with a KABLAGABANGADINGDONGDOOBAWIBBAWABBA!!!!! Check out TWO new stories based on the hit animated series, THE SUPER HERO SQUAD SHOW!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

PUNISHER #13
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TONY MOORE
Cover by MIKE McKONE
“FRANKEN-CASTLE,” PART 3
Trapped in the dank tunnels under New York, surrounded by a savage team of Japanese monster hunters, filthy in the blood of his friends, Frank Castle turns, lifts a giant rifle and smiles. They aren’t prepared for this, you aren’t prepared for this, an entire issue loaded full, completely dedicated to bleeding, sweet, revenge-splattered murder in traditional hardcore Punisher style. Frank’s been through hell -- time to give a little back.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEATHLOK #3 (of 7)
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by LAN MEDINA
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
“DEATHLOK, CHAPTER THREE: MADE IT FOR WAR”
Marvel’s ultimate cyborg is back in this 7-issue Marvel Knights limited series written by Charlie Huston (Moon Knight) and breathtakingly illustrated by Lan Medina (Foolkiller).
Deathlok the Demolisher: Tomorrow’s Super Soldier today. RoXXon Corp created him, they thought they could control him, they were wrong. Now they’ve got a big problem: a 6-foot-seven, 800-pound Deus Ex Machina made of wires and fibers, circuits and silicon, flesh and bone, is on the loose, bringing the pain to anyone that gets in his way. To bring him down, RoXXon will have to dig deep into its arsenal, and unleash its darkest, most outlandish secrets.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SECRET WARRIORS #12
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Nick Fury quietly moves his forces into place as the war between the armies of LEVIATHAN and the armies of HYDRA kicks into gear. Also, the long-awaited origin of the mysterious HIVE, and we finally find out who the father of STONEWALL is.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SPIDER-WOMAN #5
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by ALEX MALEEV
The Eisner Award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev brings the first arc of Spider-Woman's new life to a shocking conclusion. Jessica is face-to-face with the Skrulls who ruined her life and who shows up to help her? None other than the NEW AVENGERS!! Or are they?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

STRANGE #3 (of 4)
Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by EMMA RIOS
Cover by TOMM COKER
Stephen Strange and his new apprentice travel not to the Ruins of Raggador or the Dread Dimension of Dormammu...but to a small Southern town conducting a bizarre ritual of its own, one that threatens the life of every young girl in the state!  Plus: more on the secrets that Stephen himself is hiding from his student!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THE MARVELS PROJECT #5 (of 8)
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
Variant Cover by GERALD PAREL
Marvel's ORIGIN story continues! Out of the ashes of the Project: Rebirth comes America's first Super-Soldier -- Captain America! Witness the first mission of Cap in New York...as Namor stalks the city streets and the Angel finds the hero killer he's been searching for. By the award-winning team of Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

MARVEL BOY: THE URANIAN #1 (of 3)
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by FELIX RUIZ
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
A young man has travelled billions of miles through space in a rocket to help our world. But is Earth of the 1950's ready for a new super hero? Before he became the dark figure the Agents of Atlas call The Uranian, Bob Grayson raced through the skies as Marvel Boy!  From the critically acclaimed writer of AGENTS OF ATLAS and FALL OF THE HULKS: ALPHA comes this all-new look back at one of Marvel’s first heroes!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THOR #606
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Pencils & Cover by BILLY TAN
THE FINAL BATTLE!
Dr. Doom has committed barbaric atrocities against the Asgardians living in his realm of Latveria. Now Balder has marshaled his forces, and called upon the counsel of his general, Tyr, the God of War. Even the outcast Thor has rallied to the defense of his people. But what secret weapon has Doom wrought with secrets plundered from Asgard?! And whose side is the duplicitous Loki truly on…?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS #140
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
Thunderbolts vs. Agents of Atlas—round 2! The hunt down in the swamp comes to a head when one of the T-Bolts ends up dead! There's not going to be much time to cope either, because Norman Osborn needs his team of killers ready for a final mission—and this is what he's been saving them for!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

REALM OF KINGS: IMPERIAL GUARD #3 (of 5)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by KEV WALKER
Cover by BRIAN HABERLIN
Can the Imperial Guard actually team up with their hated enemies the Starjammers? They will if they don’t want to be turned into worm bait by the giant decaying corpse they’re trapped in! What horrors has The Fault unleashed now, and is someone else from our universe winning the race to explore this dangerous new zone? Majestor Gladiator will not be pleased!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

REALM OF KINGS: INHUMANS #3 (of 5)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by PABLO RAIMONDI
Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
It’s chaos in the streets of Hala as the Kree aristocracy rise up and revolt against the Inhumans! What legendary weapons have been unleashed upon the Royal Family? Meanwhile, in The Fault, Triton’s expedition closes on the source of a mysterious and chillingly recognizable voice...have they found Black Bolt?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NOVA #33
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by ANDREA DI VITO
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
A REALM OF KINGS ISSUE! The Riddle of the Sphinx continues as Nova and Darkhawk find themselves teamed up with Black Bolt? But isn't he dead? Are these three very different heroes just pawns in the Sphinx’s vast game, or can they break out and unravel his dark cosmic scheme? What exactly is the Sphinx trying to achieve and can any force in the universe stop him? The answers await in the book CosmicBookNews.com crowns “A masterstroke of superheroic military science-fiction.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #22
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by BRAD WALKER
Cover by ALEX GARNER
A REALM OF KINGS ISSUE! Holy Octo-mom! What’s growing in Moondragon’s belly, why is the Universal Church of Truth obsessed with keeping her, and can the Guardians rescue her before the planet they’re on goes supernova? Find out in the series that IGN calls “Impressive…Brad Walker’s pages are a dazzling sight…Guardians of the Galaxy is still standing tall and strong.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN MAGAZINE #9
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
It’s Spider-Man from cover to cover in the latest senses-shattering edition of the wall-crawler’s very own ongoing magazine! In addition to full-length comic-book stories, this issue features puzzles, games, pinups and a pull-out poster!
96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99

OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #13
Written by VARIOUS
Continuing the chronicle of the Marvel Universe, starting with Spider-Man (from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #523 on), Iron Man (from INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #2 on) and the X-Men (from UNCANNY X-MEN #514 on). Follow the history of the Marvel universe as it unfolds month by month with the all-new Official Index to the Marvel Universe. Each issue provides synopses for dozens of individual comics, including back-up strips, introducing you to the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within, providing vital information about first appearances, where they last showed up and where they appeared next!
64 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #520
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND
“NATION X”
There's a rogue Predator X stalking mutants beneath New York City and it's down to Wolverine and Fantomex to hunt it down. There's an island in the San Francisco Bay that the mutants call home and it's slowly sinking -- and only King Namor can save the day.  And meanwhile, in San Francisco, a supermob is making life hard in Chinatown...somebody call the X-Men! Part 6 (of 8)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK X-MEN #3 (of 5)
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Nate Grey, a.k.a., X-Man is back and he is not happy with the state of affairs in the Marvel Universe. So he goes straight to the man responsible—Norman Osborn—and it’s not for a nice chat. It’s X-Man vs. the Dark Avengers and Dark X-Men. Can this Omega class mutant survive this matchup? Find out here!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NATION X #2 (of 4)
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI, BECKY CLOONAN, TIM FISH & JOHN BARBER
Penciled by BECKY CLOONAN, TIM FISH & MORE
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
IN THIS ISSUE: Jubilee returns to the X-Men, Gambit has trouble adjusting to life on Utopia, Northstar deals with the distance that island living necessitates and No-Girl has to save all the X-Men from a foe living right under their noses. Part 2 (of 4)
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

NATION X: X-FACTOR
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO
Cover by CHRISTIAN MACNEVEN
Utopia. The sanctuary for mutants to escape a world that wants them extinct. So is it the ideal home for X-Factor? That's what Cyclops believes when he invites the world's only mutant detective agency to relocate to their floating island retreat and take up residence there. But will Madrox and his team believe that it's the best place for them? What old faces will pop up, and what old acquaintances will be renewed? And will there even be a Utopia left when the mysterious Crone shows up and threatens to bring the entire place crashing down into the Pacific?
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

X-FORCE #23
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE
Pencils & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
Variant Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
X-FORCE has a new mission: KILL SELENE. As Utopia burns, Wolverine and the team heads to take down the Black Queen and rescue one of their own, but they have no idea what they're in for when they arrive on the shores of Necrosha. The biggest X-Force story yet continues as Selene's Inner Circle begins to tear itself apart, and the truth about Wolfsbane is finally revealed. PART FOUR (of SIX)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN LEGACY #232
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by CLAY MANN
Cover by ADI GRANOV
“NECROSHA”
A classic X-Villain hitched a ride on Destiny’s body when Selene brought her back from the dead. But this villain doesn’t want to be part of the Black Queen’s master plan. He’s got his own agenda. So it’s up to Rogue, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Psylocke, Husk, Blindfold and MAGNETO (what? You haven’t been reading UNCANNY X-MEN?!?!) to take this villain down. Part 2 (of 3)
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

CABLE #22
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Penciled by GABRIEL GUZMAN
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
PRELUDE TO “X-MEN: SECOND COMING” EVENT!
The penultimate chapter in the X-Men saga that began with “Messiah CompleX” continues here! Now that Hope’s told Cable that she’s ready to join the X-Men in the present, Cable risks it all to repair his busted time machine. Finally, after years of being stuck in a one-way trip to oblivion, Cable and Hope leap into the past. But the Mutant Messiah and her surrogate father miss the mark by more than a few hundred years, finding themselves in a primitive Manhattan – and hunted by a mutant who just doesn’t know the meaning of the word “quit.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NEW MUTANTS #9
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by PAUL DAVIDSON
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
What is Illyana Rasputin up to? In NEW MUTANTS #1, she returned from who knows where with knowledge that she says is from the future. A future where things aren’t going well for the X-Men. Emma Frost is not going to settle for this question being unanswered.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DEADPOOL #19
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by PACO MEDINA
Cover by JASON PEARSON
“WHATEVER A SPIDER CAN,” PART 1
The X-Men? Pfft! Not really Deadpool’s style. Though he’s still committed to doing this “hero” thing, Wade’s more of a “lone wolf” kinda guy, out there doing his own thing. Y’know…thwp-thwp.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH #7
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by ROB LIEFELD, KYLE BAKER, DAS PASTORAS & BONG DAZO.
Wraparound Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
“ARE YOU THERE, DEADPOOL? IT'S ME DEADPOOL.”
Special double-sized issue with art by ROB LIEFELD, KYLE BAKER, DAS PASTORAS and regular series artist BONG DAZO. What do you do with a homesick zombie head? Take it back to the zombie universe, of course! Hopping through an interdimensional portal in the Florida swamp with Headpool tucked under his arm, Deadpool soon finds himself bouncing through a series of outlandish alternate realities, each more warped than the last. Wade Wilson, say hello to Major Deadpool, the Deadpool Kid and – va-va-voom – Lady Deadpool.
40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #897
Written by ADAM GLASS
Penciled by CHRIS STAGGS
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
“FREAK OUT”
Deadpool gets his freak on when he’s hired to bump off Ed McGrady -- a.k.a. “Lobster Boy” -- the mayor of Freaksville, USA. But things get a little bit complicated when one of the Fallen decides to take over the town and, quite possibly, the rest of the world. Luckily for Deadpool, the Ghost Riders, Johnny Blaze and Danny Ketch, just happen to be in town too. It’s the end of the world as we know it…unless the Merc with a Mouth can play nice with the Spirits of Vengeance and send this demon back to hell in a hand basket. Which is harder than it might seem…
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE WEAPON X #9
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by YANICK PAQUETTE
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
In the crazed conclusion to "Insane In the Brain," Logan's stay in the whacked-out Dunwich Sanatorium finally comes to an end as his pals Psylocke and Nightcrawler show up to rescue him from the maniac clutches of Dr. Rot.  But even if they can save his life, is it possible to recover what he's lost of his sanity?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: WENDIGO!
Written by FRANK TIERI
Penciled by PAUL GULACY & PACO DIAZ
Cover by BEN OLIVER
A camera crew torn limb from limb attempting to shoot footage of a mythical beast in the deepest forests of Canada. Two survivors spouting wildly diverging stories about a ferocious, white-furred monster and the mysterious stranger that came to their rescue. How are the police to make heads or tails of all of this? Let’s go to the videotape!
Also featuring: “Wolverine Vs. Thor”: Want to see what happens when a jerky-chewing kanuckle-head steps up to the Asgardian God of Thunder? Let’s just say that it doesn’t involve tea and biscuits. Featuring Wolverine and Logan in their first encounter, which first debuted on MARVEL DIGITAL COMICS.
48 PGS./One-Shot/Parental Advisory/$3.99

WOLVERINE ORIGINS #44
Written by DANIEL WAY
Pencils & Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
 “7 THE HARD WAY,” Part 4 (of 5)
Wolverine’s plans have hit a snag. With Romulus breathing down his neck, Wolverine struggles to get his last piece on the board. And the fact that she’s in prison doesn’t exactly make it any easier…
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

PSYLOCKE #3 (of 4)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by HARVEY TOLIBAO
Cover by DAVID FINCH
“Kill Matsu’o” Part 3
Psylocke wants Matsu’o Tsurayaba dead for what he’s done to her. But it turns out that she’s not the only one who wants his head. Now, Psylocke is in a race against a super-powered assassin to get to Matsu’o first…because if anyone is going to end Matsu’o, it’s going to be her.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

S.W.O.R.D. #3
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by STEVEN SANDERS
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Agent Brand, Beast, Sydren, Beta Ray Bill, Marvel Boy, Jazinda, Karolina and all the other aliens on Earth have been captured by Henry Gyrich and his “NO MORE ALIENS” agenda. Only one person can free them and save the world: Lockheed.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-FACTOR #201
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by BING CANSINO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
Something is rotten in the state of Latveria. How does it relate to the disappearance of the Invisible Woman? How does it involve Layla Miller, and is she now an ally of Doctor Doom, with all of her precious knowledge at his disposal? Will Madrox learn exactly who is buried beneath that mysterious grave? And will you buy the issue in order to find out? We dunno; what're we, psychic?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #7
Written by SCOTT GRAY
Penciled by SCOTT KOBLISH
& NELSON DECASTRO
Cover by REILLY BROWN
The Knights of Hykon have Phoenix at their mercy! Professor X and Nightcrawler discover the dark truth behind the eternal warriors, but has the knowledge come too late? As Earth begins to burn, an enraged Cyclops leads the X-Men into a realm of forgotten legends for the final battle! Don’t miss the classic “All-New” X-Men in their final conflict with these never before seen foes in… “The Shattered World!”
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-BABIES #4 (of 4)
Written by GREGG SCHIGIEL
Penciled by JACOB CHABOT
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Star Comics Variant by JACOB CHABOT
The gloves come off! The X-Babies are in way over their heads as they’re overwhelmed by adorable-ness. Can they, even with the help of the Star Heroes, survive? And when the dust settles, control of the Mojoverse goes to...?????? The X-Babies status quo changes forever in this issue! Plus, a Star Comics reprint!
40 PGS./New and Reprint/Rated A …$3.99

X-MEN FOREVER #15 & 16
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by PETER VALE (#15) & TBA (#16)
Cover by TOM GRUMMETT
GREAT JUMPING ON POINT…the fate of PERFECT STORM! The last time we saw Storm, she was fleeing from the X-Men, having blinded Sabretooth and killed Logan. Now, we turn our focus to Wakanda to see what became of the evil clone of the woman that the X-Men loved and trusted. ALSO: new two-part story starting with Issue 16 as CHRIS CLAREMONT continues his landmark run on X-MEN FOREVER! Don’t miss a single panel! Plus, an extra feature detailing a timeline of what other Marvel Universe stories were occurring during the current X-Men Forever saga!
#15 - 40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99
#16 - 32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

X-MEN ORIGINS: CYCLOPS
Written by STUART MOORE
Art by JESSE DELPERDANG
Cover by ADI GRANOV
The X-MEN ORIGINS series continues with this month spotlighting Cyclops! Witness the origin of the X-Men’s leader from his childhood through his joining of the X-Men with both classic moments and a few scenes that you’ve never scene. Don’t miss this book!
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated A …$3.99

PUNISHERMAX #3
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
"KINGPIN," Part 3
Wilson Fisk's plot to become Kingpin of New York finally brings him face to face with Frank Castle, as well as drawing in a 97-year-old, shotgun-toting mob widow and a mysterious hitman known only as The Mennonite.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

PUNISHER: GET CASTLE #1
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by LAURENCE CAMPBELL
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET
Barracuda murdered Frank Castle’s old friend Yorkie, but death’s not going to stop him calling in one last favor. Across the Atlantic on a bleak Welsh mountain range, Yorkie’s old S.A.S. squadron have come home from Afghanistan with a little something extra, and Yorkie’s son is taking his life into his hands by spying on the deadliest soldiers in the world. This is where the S.A.S. put their new recruits through hell -- the perfect place for Frank’s unique brand of vengeance. But is he the hunter or the hunted?
40 PGS./One-Shot/Explicit Content …$4.99

CRIMINAL: THE SINNERS #4
By Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
The Award-Winning crime series continues! Tracy Lawless is getting close to finding the killers he's been searching for... but before he can put all the pieces together, he finds himself in their crosshairs in Chinatown, with enemies all around him. This can't end well, or wouldn't be an issue of Criminal, would it?
And remember, all the single issues of CRIMINAL are packed with articles and extras that are not reprinted in the collections.
40 PGS/ No Ads/ Mature Content .... $3.50

POWERS #3
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Walker's past has come to bite him right in his ##$! big time and it's going to take a @#$@#$ and a $@#$@ to get him out of the !@$#@#$@$@$@. It's another potty mouth chapter in the award winning cops-meets-capes epic saga from the creators of Secret Invasion and The Mice Templar.
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INHUMANS VOL. 2 HC
Written by DOUG MOENCH & SCOTT EDELMAN
Penciled by GEORGE PEREZ, GIL KANE, KEITH POLLARD & AL MILGROM
Cover by GIL KANE
Because one trip to Attilan and the world of the uncanny Inhumans just wasn’t enough, the Marvel Masterworks present the amazing Lee/Kirby creations in their very first self-titled series! Come along and join Black Bolt, Medusa, Triton, Gorgon, Karnak and loveable Lockjaw, as they struggle in battle against both Kree and Skrull in The War of the Three Galaxies! It all begins when Blastaar bursts into the Inhumans’ Himalayan refuge to activate an ancient menace designed to devour the entire Inhuman race. That Kree monster is just the first salvo in a war that will lead the Royal Family to the stars and into battle side by side with Captain Marvel. And if cosmos-spanning war isn’t enough to keep Black Bolt and company busy, the insane Maximus can always be relied upon to wreak havoc – and then only to whet the appetite for the coming of the Incredible Hulk! Illustrated by the king of detail-packed penciling George Perez, master of amazing anatomy Gil Kane, and 1970s up-and-comer Keith Pollard, with scripts by the fan-favorite writer that crafted many of the era’s greatest epics, Doug Moench, it’s a singular saga that’s collected here for the very first time! Collecting THE INHUMANS #1-12, CAPTAIN MARVEL #52-53 and the rare Inhumans tales from WHAT IF…? #29-30 & THOR ANNUAL #12.
272 PGS./All Ages …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4151-8

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INHUMANS VOL. 2 HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 136 (DM ONLY)
272 PGS./All Ages …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4152-5

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 3 TPB
Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
Covers by JACK KIRBY & DEAN WHITE
Prepare yourself for another dose of the World’s Greatest Comic Magazine, courtesy of the world’s greatest comic collaborative team! Lee and Kirby set the standard for out-of-this-world imaginative adventure and launched the Marvel Universe with the Fantastic Four. Now, with all the Marvel U.’s super hero players in place, it’s time for the FF to run the gauntlet. The Thing throws down with the Hulk in a battle so huge it takes the combined might of the FF and the Avengers to stop it; the Sub-Mariner makes a play for Sue Storm; the FF tangle with the X-Men; Nick Fury drops by in the story that set the table for “Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.”; and even Dr. Strange makes an ever so astral appearance! Oh, and there’s villains, too! The Mole Man makes his first return since FF #1; Dr. Doom threatens the FF once more, and if he’s not evil enough for you, just wait ’til you see the surprise identity of the Hate-Monger! Just for fun, you’ll also get the Mad Thinker and his Awesome Android, the Puppet Master, the Red Ghost, the outer space Infant Terrible, and the villain fans love to hate—Diablo! Collecting THE FANTASTIC FOUR #21-30.
248 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4296-6

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 3 TPB — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 13 (DM ONLY)
248 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4297-3

THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC LARROCA COVER
Written by STAN LEE & ARCHIE GOODWIN
Penciled by GENE COLAN, GEORGE TUSKA & JOHNNY CRAIG
Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA & GENE COLAN
Experience the original adventures of the sensational blockbuster of the silver screen—the Invincible Iron Man! To the world, Tony Stark is a playboy scientist leading the jet set life – the envy of every man and the object of every woman’s desire. But what they don’t know is this debonair arms developer is secretly the Armored Avenger, Iron Man! That secret may not last for long when the U.S. Senate forces Stark to divulge the secrets of Stark Enterprises. It’s not just political intrigue, though. There’s a host of villains and action galore including classic battles with the Mandarin, the Incredible Hulk, the Crimson Dynamo, the Titanium Man and A.I.M. – not to mention the first appearance of the sultry Madame Masque and, soon-to-be star of Iron Man 2, the villainous Whiplash! Written by Stan “The Man” Lee and Iron Man heir apparent Archie Goodwin, with art by the master of the pencil, Gene “The Dean” Colan; the iron man of Iron Man artists, George Tuska; and E.C. Comics great Johnny Craig, these tales are the crème de la crème of Iron Man adventures. Collected in the oversize Omnibus format – including every story, every letters page and a host of extras – The Invincible Iron Man Omnibus is a must have for every Marvel Comics aficionado! Collecting TALES OF SUSPENSE #84-99, IRON MAN & SUB-MARINER #1 & IRON MAN #1-25
840 PGS./All Ages …$99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4224-9
Trim size: oversized

THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC COLAN COVER (DM ONLY)
840 PGS./All Ages …$99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4225-6

NEW AVENGERS VOL. 4 HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & BRIAN REED
Penciled by LEINIL YU, CARLO PAGULAYAN & JIM CHEUNG
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
In the wake of the superhero Civil War, outlaw Avengers Luke Cage, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Spider-Woman, Dr. Strange and Iron Fist are still fighting the good fight, joined by two new recruits: mistress of mimicry Echo and long-lost Avengers mainstay Hawkeye, now Ronin. But when the heroes uncover evidence of a secret invasion by shape-shifting Skrulls, paranoia starts to tear the team apart. Who can they trust when any one of them might be an alien monster in disguise? Which Avenger betrays the group? And can the embattled rebel Avengers survive when new supernatural crime boss the Hood targets them with an army of super villains? And, join Iron Man, Professor X, Black Bolt, the Sub-Mariner and Mister Fantastic as they take on the threats no one else can handle – and learn of secrets that will forever alter the way they (and you) look at the Marvel Universe! After years spent protecting Earth from harm, it is now when the planet is perhaps at its most endangered – as the Illuminati find themselves at the head of the spear of a Skrull invasion. But can the Illuminati keep themselves from fracturing in the waking moments of this worldwide threat? Collecting NEW AVENGERS #32-37, NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #2 and ILLUMINATI #1-5.
320 PGS./Rated A …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4262-1
Trim size: oversized

HOUSE OF M: WOLVERINE, IRON MAN & HULK HC
Written by GREG PAK, PETER DAVID, FABIAN NICIEZA, DANIEL WAY, REGINALD HUDLIN, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by PAT LEE, JORGE LUCAS, PATRICK ZIRCHER, JAVIER SALTARES, MARK TEXEIRA, TREVOR HAIRSINE, MICHAEL LARK & LEE WEEKS
Cover by GREG LAND, JOE QUESADA, PAT LEE & ANDY BRASE
Explore the people and places of House of M! Wolverine carries burdens too great for even the most powerful mutants to bear. Has it caused him to finally snap? All the details you need to know about Wolverine's mysterious past and his place in House of M are revealed. Then, see Steve Rogers move from the ’40s to the present day — bearing witness to a changing landscape, and watching as man becomes the minority and mutant the ruler. And in Iron Man, Tony Stark is the smartest, most successful sapien on the planet — the best and brightest of a dying species. Does it bother him that the House of M uses the technology produced by Tony’s multi-billion-dollar company to keep Sapiens down? Plus, Bruce Banner travels to the Australian outback where he’s forced to save a tribe of Aborigines from a dangerous conflict between a sect of A.I.M. and the ruling mutant government. All this plus Deadpool is reunited with the real but very, very different Cable! Collecting WOLVERINE #33-35, IRON MAN: HOUSE OF M #1-3, INCREDIBLE HULK #83-87, CAPTAIN AMERICA #10, PULSE #10, CABLE & DEADPOOL #17, and material from HULK: BROKEN WORLDS #1.
352 PGS./Rated T+ …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3882-2
Trim size: oversized

HULK: SON OF HULK — DARK SON RISING HC
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Penciled by DAN PANOSIAN & ANDRES GUINALDO ISABEL
Cover by DAVID PALUMBO
After recent cataclysmic events, the Son of Hulk is abandoned, wandering aimless and alone. Can he find his way in the savage, hopeless universe that promises only his destruction? And have any of his allies survived to stand by his side. Join us as Paul Jenkins (WOLVERINE: ORIGIN, INCREDIBLE HULK) takes the reigns for this surprising new story! Collecting SKAAR: SON OF HULK #13-17.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4544-8
Trim size: oversized

THE LIST HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, MATT FRACTION, ANDY DIGGLE, JONATHAN HICKMAN, RICK REMENDER, GREG PAK, JASON AARON & DAN SLOTT
Penciled by MARKO DJURDJEVIC, ALAN DAVIS, BILLY TAN, ED MCGUINNESS, JOHN ROMITA JR., BEN OLIVER, ESAD RIBIC & FRANK CHO
New Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Norman Osborn plans on making a list, checking it twice and delivering an unhealthy amount of Dark Reign madness directly into the lives of super heroes both naughty and nice in DARK REIGN: THE LIST, a series of eight interconnected stories heralding the next major chapter in the Marvel Universe's current saga. Collecting DARK REIGN: THE LIST – DAREDEVIL, AVENGERS, X-MEN, HULK, SECRET WARRIORS, WOLVERINE, PUNISHER and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
200 PGS./Parental Advisory …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4236-2
Trim size: oversized

DARK TOWER: THE FALL OF GILEAD PREMIERE HC
Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID
Penciled by RICHARD ISANOVE
Cover by RICHARD ISANOVE
A horrified Steven Deschain learns that the deadly seeing sphere called Maerlyn’s Grapefruit has been stolen from his chambers! Far worse, when he enters his wife’s rooms to arrest her for the theft, his son Roland is standing over her body with a gun in his hand. The youngest gunslinger has perhaps committed the most hideous crime of all! Continuing the epic saga based on the best-selling Dark Tower novels by the master Stephen King. It’s the most incredible storyline yet. Plus: In SORCERER, learn Marten Broadcloak’s deadly secret agenda and true goal is not to serve the Crimson King, but to climb to the top of the Dark Tower itself and become the overlord of all existence! Collecting DARK TOWER: THE FALL OF GILEAD #1-6 and DARK TOWER: SORCERER.
176 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2951-6
Trim size: standard
©2009 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

THOR BY J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI VOL. 3 PREMIERE HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Penciled by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Has Thor turned his back on Asgard? Has Asgard turned its back on Thor?! After a series of monumental and cataclysmic events, the God of Thunder’s life has changed completely! What unexpected way do his true friends figure out to help him? And what could possibly be the next step in the devious Loki’s sinister schemes and machinations? Then, in Thor: Giant Size Finale, all bets are off as the curtain falls – will friendly faces and a new, long-lost ally make all the difference for Thor? What are Loki’s treacherous plans for the Asgardians in their new home of Latveria…and does the scheming Dr. Doom have an agenda of Doom’s own? Collecting THOR #601-603 and THOR: GIANT SIZE FINALE.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4269-0
Trim size: standard

DEADPOOL VOL. 3: X MARKS THE SPOT PREMIERE HC
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by SHAWN CRYSTAL
Cover by JASON PEARSON
Deadpool's starting to seriously question this whole “mercenary” thing. Maybe there’s something else he could do with his life. He doesn’t know what that could be, but then he turns on the television, and he knows exactly where he needs to be, and who needs him most. Hello, San Francisco! Collecting DEADPOOL #13-18.
144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4311-6
Trim size: standard

SPIDER-MAN: RETURN OF THE BLACK CAT PREMIERE HC
Written by JOE KELLY & MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by MIKE MCKONE, MARCO CHECHETTO & LUKE ROSS
Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
Look out, Spidey! Hot on the heels of his old girlfriend’s trip home, the Black Cat’s back (and front!), sexier and more dangerous than ever! The deck is STACKED as the one woman that loves Spider-Man more than Peter Parker is up to some devilish shenanigans…and nothing bugs Spidey more than shenanigans! Then, RAPTOR is back for revenge against the man he claims killed his family – BEN REILLY, the clone of Spider-Man! Unfortunately, the only person alive that fits Ben’s description is Peter Parker! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #606-611 and material from WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1.
168 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4249-2
Trim size: standard

SECRET WARRIORS VOL. 2: GOD OF FEAR, GOD OF WAR PREMIERE HC
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by ALESSANDRO VITTI & ED MCGUINNESS
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Baron Strucker and Norman Osborn team up to drive out the Marvel Universe's ultimate covert superteam. It's wall-to-wall insanity as the Dark Avengers and the Thunderbolts go after the Secret Warriors. It's time for Ares to get his son back! And in THE LIST, Osborn's got it in for Marvel's super spy, but what happens when he needs Nick Fury to uncover a breach in national security? Nothing good, nothing good at all. It's lies, interrogations, double-crosses and just a whole bunch of meanness. Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #7-10 and DARK REIGN: THE LIST - SECRET WARRIORS.
128 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4306-2
Trim size: standard

AGENTS OF ATLAS: TURF WARS PREMIERE HC
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by GABRIEL HARDMAN, CARLO PAGULAYAN, DAN PANOSIAN & PAUL RIVOCHE
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Disturbing visions plucked from the malignant mind of Norman Osborn lead the intrepid Agents to the darkest depths of the Atlantic Ocean, where Namora must have words with her infamous cousin — the Sub-Mariner! Then, The Agents of Atlas find themselves racing around the world to rescue their leader! Jimmy Woo and M-11 find themselves under the talons of the most terrible power in China...the deadly- and beautiful- JADE CLAW! Plus: the Atomic Age heroes meet the original gamma ray giant and learn the meaning of HULK SMASH!!! Collecting AGENTS OF ATLAS #6-11.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4276-8
Trim size: standard

CABLE VOL. 3: STRANDED PREMIERE HC
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Penciled by PAUL GULACY & GABRIEL GUZMAN
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
We open literally one second after the shattering conclusion of "Messiah War," and Cable's mission to save mutantkind has never looked bleaker. In fact, you can't even call it a mission anymore... After all he’s been through, after all he’s survived…now all Cable can do now is pray—pray the heavily armed killers roaming the deep future can’t match his survival skills.
Then, with the Earth destroyed, Cable and Hope must venture into space. If Hope is going to make it into adulthood, she’s going to have to do it in the cold, lonely vacuum of space, alone except for dark forces that know she’s coming. Collecting CABLE #16-20.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4241-6
Trim size: standard

THESE CABLE TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
CABLE VOL. 1: MESSIAH WAR…$14.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2972-1)
CABLE VOL. 2: WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD…$14.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2973-8)

OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE A TO Z VOL. 12 PREMIERE HC
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, STUART VANDAL, SEAN MCQUAID, RONALD BYRD, MICHAEL HOSKIN, MIKE O'SULLIVAN, MIKE FICHERA, MADISON CARTER, ERIC J. MOREELS, ROB LONDON, GABE SHECHTER, MARKUS RAYMOND, DAVID WILTFONG, RICH GREEN, JEPH YORK, CHRIS BIGGS, JACOB ROUGEMONT, MARK O'ENGLISH & DAVID SEXTON
Penciled by VARIOUS
Cover by TOM GRUMMETT
Who watches the Watcher? The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe does! This latest volume of the handbook series features more up-to-date and expanded biographies of the Marvel characters you love! Thor proclaims this tome "good as Asgardian gold" because it includes the Thing, 3-D Man, Thunderbird, Thundra, Tigra, Toro, the Two-Gun Kid, Ultragirl, Union Jack, the USAgent, Valkyrie and Vindicator! Thanos declares this book "cold as Death's kiss" because of the Titanium Man, Toad, Tyrannus, the U-Foes, Ultron, Umar and Venom! Also: Thunderbolts! Vampires! Flash Thompson! Ben Urich! Thunderstrike! and much, much more!
240 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3109-0
Trim size: standard

RUNAWAYS: ESCAPE TO NEW YORK PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA & TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
The team's lineup changes forever in the perfect jumping-on point for the series that Wizard said "could be the most original book to focus on teenaged super heroes since Spider-Man debuted all the way back in 1962!" When a dangerous alien invades Los Angeles, the Runaways' own Karolina Dean may be the only hero in the Marvel Universe who can stop him...but at what cost? Plus: The Runaways embark on a coast-to-coast adventure, guest-starring Cloak and Dagger AND the New Avengers! When Cloak is accused of a crime he didn’t commit by the heroes of New York City, the vigilante is forced to turn to the teenage Runaways for help. This story will take our teens to a place they’ve never been: NYC! Collecting RUNAWAYS (2005) #7-12.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4146-4
Trim size: standard

AVENGERS: WORLD TRUST PREMIERE HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Penciled by KEIRON DWYER, RICK REMENDER & GARY FRANK
Cover by GARY FRANK
Together, they can defeat even the most powerful super villain -- but can the Avengers govern the world? They are Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, united in their vow to protect the planet from those enemies against whom no single super hero can stand alone...and this may be their greatest challenge. The capital cities of every country on Earth have mysteriously vanished, throwing the globe into anarchy. In this time of extraordinary crisis, the nations of the world turn to the only organization capable of leading them through the ensuing strife and restoring political, economic and social order: the Avengers. Collecting AVENGERS (1998) #57-61.
128 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4473-1
Trim size: standard

IRON MAN: DEADLY SOLUTIONS PREMIERE HC
Written by KURT BUSIEK with RICHARD HOWELL
Penciled by SEAN CHEN & PATRICK ZIRCHER
Covers by SEAN CHEN
Back from the dead (again), Tony Stark's rebuilding his corporation from the ground up -- but enemies old and new remind him his work is never done! With romance, rivalry and robots to keep him busy, can Iron Man still help Avengers teammate Warbird in her match against Stark's own worst enemy...the one in a bottle? Guest-starring the Black Widow and James Rhodes, a.k.a. War Machine! Collecting IRON MAN (1998) #1-7.
192 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4258-4
Trim size: standard

IRON MAN: DEADLY SOLUTIONS PREMIERE HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 42
192 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4289-8

IRON MAN & THE ARMOR WARS GN-TPB
Written by JOE CARAMAGNA
Penciled by CRAIG ROUSSEAU
Cover by FRANCIS TSAI
Cash, cars, boats, houses…Tony Stark has got it all. The only thing that could ruin his day? If every single one of his IRON MAN armors were stolen, and then turned against him. Join us for a nail-biting, strapped-to-your-seat adventure as Tony battles his greatest creations, and tries to discover who could (gasp) OUTSMART him!?!? Collecting IRON MAN & THE ARMOR WARS #1-4. Plus: a reprinting of IRON MAN #225 from the original Armor Wars.
144 PGS./All Ages …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4448-9

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN & THE AVENGERS DIGEST
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by MARCELO DICHIARA, DAVID BALDEON, AMILCAR PINNA & DENIS MEDRI
Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
All-ages action featuring your favorite Marvel super heroes! Bulldogs are about the best dogs in the world. Everyone knows that. But when the Leader decides to use a robotic bulldog to steal all of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s private files, it's up to She-Hulk, Spider-Man and Tigra to clean up after the dog! Then, all Hawkeye wanted was to show the Blonde Phantom a new exhibit at the art gallery, but the art gallery is in a bank lobby, and on this day the bank lobby is featuring more than art; it has a gang of bank robbers! And when the Hulk and Tigra show up on the red carpet for Hollywood’s biggest awards night, it looks like it’s going to be a truly magical night…that is until the super villain known as Mysterio shows up! PLUS: Spider-Woman, Beast and Giant-Girl team up to play detective when Hercules is found unconscious! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #13-16.
96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3323-0

MARVEL FAIRY TALES GN-TPB
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI & DAVID SEXTON
Penciled by KYLE BAKER, JOÃO LEMOS, NUNO PLATI, TAKESHI MIYAZAWA & RICARDO TERCIO
Cover by WARREN KREMER
Re-imagining the greatest Marvel stories through folktales, myths and fables from across the globe! In Avengers, see Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the rest of the Avengers as you've never seen them before with all-new interpretations of Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Alice in Wonderland and the Wizard of Oz. In SPIDER-MAN, Mary Jane fills the shoes of another famous red-head in this retelling of Little Red Riding Hood with super hero sensibilities! Will Spider-Man be able to save her on her way to Aunt May's house? And in X-MEN, it’s a re-imagining of the tragic origin of Professor Xavier and Magneto! In the ancient African tale, “The Friendship of the Tortoise and the Eagle,” dangerous circumstances cause two pals to take violently different life paths… Collecting AVENGERS FAIRY TALES #1-4, SPIDER-MAN FAIRY TALES #1 and X-MEN FAIRY TALES #2.
144 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4316-1

THE ODYSSEY GN-TPB
Written by ROY THOMAS (based on the epic by HOMER)
Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI
Cover by GREG TOCCHINI
Odysseus…son of Laertes, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, warrior-king of Ithaca. For ten years he struggled against men, monsters, and gods — kept alive only by his sacred desire that one day he might see again the homefires of his island kingdom. The terrors he faced were the stuff of legend. The towering, man-eating Cyclops…the languid Lotus Eaters and their taste that brought oblivion…Scylla and Charybdis, the twin terrors between whom no seaman could safely pass…Circe, the witch-goddess who turned men into mindless swine…the living-dead souls of Hades, shambling forth from the underworld in search of blood to drink…and Odysseus himself? He, too, was a myth…but he was also a man. And the hero of one of the great epic poems of Western civilization, whose story has remained exciting and modern for nearly three thousand years. Collecting THE ODYSSEY #1-8.
192 PGS./Parental Advisory…$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-1915-9

STAR COMICS: ALL-STAR COLLECTION VOL. 2 GN-TPB
Written by BOB BOLLING, BEN BROWN, ANGELO DECESARE, LENNIE HERMAN, STAN KAY & DAVE MANAK
Penciled by BOB BOLLING, BEN BROWN & WARREN KREMER
Planet Terry, Wally the Wizard, Top Dog and Royal Roy return in this second selection of Star-studded sagas! Learn the Secret of the Space Warp! The fate of the Folkquest! The history of the world's greatest dog-spy and the lore of Cashalot! See Mister Invisible, Moorloks and more! Collecting PLANET TERRY #3-4, TOP DOG #4-6, WALLY THE WIZARD #3-4 and ROYAL ROY #3-4.
216 PGS./All Ages …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4292-8

STAR COMICS: ALL-STAR COLLECTION VOL. 1 GN-TPB STILL AVAILABLE!
$19.99 (ISBN: 978-0-7851-4291-1)

HULK: ROAD TO FALL OF THE HULKS TPB
Written by JEPH LOEB, GREG PAK, JEFF PARKER & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by ED MCGUINNESS, RON GARNEY, MITCH BREITWEISER, DAN PANOSIAN, MICHAEL RYAN & PETER VALE
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Get caught up on the latest happenings in the Hulk family before it all comes together in FALL OF THE HULKS! See Red Hulk do battle with Iron Man. Revisit the violent origin of Skaar, the savage Son of Hulk, and watch what happens when he finally visits Earth. And learn all about the All-New Savage She-Hulk and the role she may or may not play in the upcoming apocalypse. Plus, Thundra versus Hulk! The countdown to the biggest Hulk event ever begins here! Collecting HULK #2, SKAAR: SON OF HULK #1, HULK: RAGING THUNDER, PLANET SKAAR PROLOGUE, ALL-NEW SAVAGE SHE-HULK #4 and HULK #16. Also includes material from AMAZING FANTASY (2004) #15, HULK #9 and INCREDIBLE HULK #600-601.
232 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4315-4

SIEGE: ROAD TO SIEGE TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, LEN WEIN, JONATHAN HICKMAN, MATT FRACTION, KARL KESEL, PETER MILLIGAN, KIERON GILLEN & RICK REMENDER
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO, OLIVIER COIPEL, MARKO DJURDJEVIC, MIKE MAYHEW, JOE SINNOTT, ADI GRANOV, TONCI ZONJIC, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, MAX FIUMARA & DANIEL ACUÑA
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
One collection packed with stories leading into Marvel’s major event of 2010! Remember when you were first introduced to the Cabal, the gathering of the most sinister members of the Marvel Universe, and you said to yourself: Well, that's going to blow up in everyone's face! Well, you were right!! Norman Osborn faces off with Doctor Doom and his mysterious threat to Doom is revealed. Collecting DARK AVENGERS #1, DARK REIGN: THE CABAL, THOR #600, DARK REIGN: THE LIST - AVENGERS, NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3, DARK REIGN: THE GOBLIN LEGACY and MARVEL SPOTLIGHT (1971) #30.
264 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4310-9

CAPTAIN AMERICA: ROAD TO REBORN TPB
Written by ED BRUBAKER, ROGER STERN, MARK WAID, PAUL DINI & FRED HEMBECK
Penciled by MARCOS MARTIN, LUKE ROSS, BUTCH GUICE, HOWARD CHAYKIN, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, DAVID AJA, MITCH BREITWEISER, KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY, DALE EAGLESHAM, GENE COLAN & ALEX ROSS
Cover by ALEX ROSS
It’s one year since the death of Captain America. And for the many friends and foes of Steve Rogers, this is the last stop on the road to REBORN. For Sharon Carter, it is a journey for redemption. For Bucky Barnes, it is a journey of reflection. For his friends in the Avengers, it is a journey of reconnection. And for Norman Osborn, the Red Skull and others for whom the Dream is counter to their own selfish desires, it is a journey of recrimination. And what happens next will make or break the Dream forever! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #49-50 and #600-601.
176 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4175-4

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 22: ULTIMATUM TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by DAVID LAFUENTE & STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Ultimate Spider-Man meets the Ultimate End. It begins with a blessedly normal day for Peter Parker. It ends with a final moment that will leave you without words. Magneto has issued his Ultimatum to the world — and unleashed a tidal wave upon Manhattan that triggers a new epoch in the history of civilization. In the center of the maelstrom are New York City’s most gallant defender and the family and friends that live — and die — beside him. This is the story of Aunt May, Mary Jane, Kitty Pryde, J. Jonah Jameson and the hero that looms over all their lives as they bear witness to the end times of the Ultimate Universe. Featuring the Hulk, Spider-Woman, Doctor Strange and more, this volume recounts the final days of the series that rewrote the rulebook on comic-book action, adventure and humanity. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #129-133 and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #3.
160 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3845-7

THESE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN TRADE APERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 19: DEATH OF A GOBLIN…$14.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2137-4)
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 20: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS…$12.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2961-5)
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 21: WAR OF THE SYMBIOTES…$15.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2962-2)

ULTIMATUM: REQUIEM TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, JOE POKASKI & ARON E. COLEITE
Penciled by MARK BAGLEY, STUART IMMONEN, ROBERT ATKINS & BEN OLIVER
Cover by STUART IMMONEN, PASQUAL FERRY & MARK BROOKS
The Ultimatum Wave has come. What is left? A torn mask. The last vestige of Peter Parker. A fractured family. Ripped apart by the forces of nature. A team cast to the wind. Annihilated by Magneto’s Ultimatum. For the heroes, it was a time of sacrifice. For the witnesses, it was a time for inspiration. For the survivors, it is a time for requiem. After which the Ultimate Universe of heroes will truly never be the same. Collecting ULTIMATUM: SPIDER-MAN REQUIEM #1-2, FANTASTIC FOUR REQUIEM and X-MEN REQUIEM.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3926-3

ULTIMATUM TPB
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by DAVID FINCH
Cover by DAVID FINCH
For what they’ve done, they must pay the ultimate price! Eastern Europe is frozen over in a new Ice Age. The Amazon is on fire with volcanic eruptions. A massive tidal wave drowns Manhattan. Heroes will rise. Heroes will fall. All will face the Ultimatum. Collecting ULTIMATUM #1-5.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2945-5

SPIDER-MAN: ELECTION DAY TPB
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM, ZEB WELLS & MATT FRACTION
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., BARRY KITSON, FABRIZIO FIORENTINO, PATRICK OLLIFFE, MARCOS MARTIN, TODD NAUCK & ANDY MACDONALD
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
It’s Election Day in New York City, where the job of mayor is up for grabs! Menace is on the hunt, trashing campaign rallies for candidate Bill Hollister every chance he gets. Spider-Man is on the scene to stop him — if the police would just quit trying to take him into custody! And the search for the Spider-Tracer Killer has reached a crescendo, with a new victim leading police right to Spidey’s door! Plus: The Chameleon is one of the worst bad guys in Spider-Man’s rogues’ gallery. So when he shows up to spoil Inauguration Day by taking the form of newly elected President Barack Obama, Spidey’s got his work cut out for him!
Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583-588; material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: EXTRA #2-3; and “Gettysburg Distress,” a Captain America/Spider-Man/Abraham Lincoln team-up previously available only online!
184 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3419-0

WOLVERINE FIRST CLASS: CLASS ACTIONS TPB
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by RONAN CLIQUET, FRANCIS PORTELA, DENNIS CALERO & SCOTT KOBLISH
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Return with us again to the early days of the all-new, all-different X-Men for all-new solo adventures of Wolverine and Kitty Pryde! Logan goes undercover as the mysterious “Patch” to visit an old enemy posing as a good guy…but the eye sees all! Then, when one of Madrox’s duplicates goes on the run, Kitty decides to help him escape from his creator.  Logan sides with the original Madrox…but if he thinks he can stop Kitty from speaking her mind, he doesn’t know teen girls very well! Next, see what happens when those dastardly Skrulls invade the pages of Wolverine First Class in a story featuring CAPTAIN MARVEL. Plus: Kitty squares off against Wolverine in her toughest test yet! Collecting WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #17-21.
120 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3678-1

MARVEL DIVAS TPB
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled by TONCI ZONJIC
Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
What happens when you take four of the Marvel Universe's most fabulous single girls and throw them together, adding liberal amounts of suds and drama? You get the sassiest, sexiest, soapiest series to come out of the House of Ideas since Millie the Model! Romance, action, ex-boyfriends, and a revelation that changes everything! Let your inner divas out with this one, you won't regret it! Collecting MARVEL DIVAS #1-4.
96 PGS./Parental Advisory …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3177-9

WOLVERINE & BLACK CAT: CLAWS TPB
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Penciled by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER
Cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER
Survival of the fittest! Shanghaied and transported to a remote desert island, Wolverine and the Black Cat find themselves at the center of a deadly game. A team of filthy-rich hunters have slapped down some serious cash for the opportunity to hunt the most dangerous prey on the planet, and they've got the high-tech weapons to do just that. Like it or not, the key to Logan and Felicia's survival just might be their ability to cooperate long enough to evade their hunters and uncover the identity of the deadly ringmaster. Collecting CLAWS #1-3.
104 PGS./Parental Advisory …$12.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4285-0

DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN TPB
Written by FRANK MILLER
Penciled by DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
Cover by DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
“And I — I have shown him … that a man without hope is a man without fear.” The definitive Daredevil tale, by industry legends Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli! Karen Page, Matt Murdock’s former lover, has traded away the Man Without Fear’s secret identity for a drug fix. Now, Daredevil must find strength as the Kingpin of Crime wastes no time taking him down as low as a human can get. Collecting DAREDEVIL #226-233.
248 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3481-7

ALIAS ULTIMATE COLLECTION BOOK 2 TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by MICHAEL GAYDOS
Cover by DAVID MACK
As a costumed adventurer, Jessica Jones was plagued by a lack of self-esteem and an inability to master her superhuman powers. She hung up her cape and tights when she realized she would forever be considered a second-rate super hero. Now a tough-as-nails private investigator, Jessica returns home to find a mysterious girl in a costume hiding in her apartment, but she flies away before Jessica can find out who she is. Through sources, Jessica discovers that her intruder is Mattie Franklin, a.k.a. Spider-Woman, a teenage super hero with a connection to Daily Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson. With Mattie in danger, Jessica Jones must seek help from an unlikely source — Jessica Drew, the original Spider-Woman — to bring her home alive. Then, for the first time, learn all of Jessica’s hidden secrets — how she got her powers and joined the Avengers, and the dark, unspoken chapter in Marvel Universe history that changed her life forever. Guest-starring Peter Parker, Jean Grey and the Avengers! Collecting ALIAS #16-28.
312 PGS./Parental Advisory …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4490-8

ALIAS ULTIMATE COLLECTION BOOK 1 TPB STILL AVAILABLE!
$34.99 (ISBN: 978-0-7851-3732-0)

EXCALIBUR VISIONARIES: ALAN DAVIS VOL. 2 TPB
Written by ALAN DAVIS & SCOTT LOBDELL
Penciled by ALAN DAVIS, DOUGIE BRAITHWAITE, WILL SIMPSON, JAMES FRY, JOE MADUREIRA, SAM KIETH, STEVE LIGHTLE, RON LIM, BRIAN STELFREEZE, DWAYNE TURNER, JAE LEE, MALCOLM JONES & RICK LEONARDI
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Secrets of the Phoenix Force! Dinosaur subplots resolved! Captain Britain and Spider-Man vs. a pack of human dogs! These and other astonishments await as co-creator Alan Davis takes Excalibur into space and down the rabbit hole! Plus: a battle with the X-Men across time and a team-up with the X-Men against Trolls! Collecting EXCALIBUR (1988) #51-58 and EXCALIBUR: XX CROSSING ONE-SHOT.
240 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4455-7

EXCALIBUR VISIONARIES: ALAN DAVIS VOL. 1 TPB STILL AVAILABLE!
$24.99 (ISBN: 978-0-7851-3740-5)

HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 7 TPB
Written by PETER DAVID

with TOM FIELD
Penciled by DALE KEOWN, GARY BARKER, JOHN ROMITA SR. & RON WAGNER
Cover by DALE KEOWN
The Hulk continues his pulsating partnership with the Pantheon, and he'll need all the supporting characters he can get when half the universe disappears! Thanos has taken up the Infinity Gauntlet, but the Hulk instead suspects his endurable adversary Abomination — and it should be easy to investigate from the ground up...when he's shrunken to six inches tall! Plus: hard choices, harder punches and the death of a longtime Hulk ally. Guest-starring Doctor Strange, the Man-Thing and Sabra the Super-Agent! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #383-389 and HULK ANNUAL #17.
208 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4457-1

THESE HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 1…$19.99
(ISBN: 0-7851-1541-2)
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 2…$19.99
(ISBN: 0-7851-1878-0)
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 3…$19.99
(ISBN: 0-7851-2095-5)
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 4…$19.99
(ISBN: 0-7851-2096-3)
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 5…$19.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-2757-4)
HULK VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 6…$29.99
(ISBN: 978-0-7851-3762-9)

ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 7 TPB
Written by STEVE ENGLEHART, TONY ISABELLA, SCOTT EDELMAN, GERRY CONWAY, JIM SHOOTER, BILL MANTLO & STAN LEE
Penciled by GEORGE PÉREZ, DON HECK, KEITH POLLARD, JOE SINNOTT, JOHN BUSCEMA, SAL BUSCEMA, PABLO MARCOS, GEORGE TUSKA, SAL TRAPANI & JACK KIRBY
Cover by GIL KANE
What do a Golden Age hero, a Western hero and a romance heroine have in common? They all join the Avengers during one of the team's busier eras, presented here! Worlds, centuries and genres clash as the Avengers battle Kang in the past and the Serpent Crown on the Earth next door! Then, when civil war grips both Atlantis and Latveria, which side must the Avengers take? If it's up to Doctor Doom, it'll be the evil they know, not the evil they don't! Plus: Graviton, the Grim Reaper, voodoo, mad science and more! Featuring the Champions, the Squadron Supreme and the Circus of Crime! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #141-163, ANNUAL #6 and SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP #9.
480 PGS./All Ages …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4453-3

THESE ESSENTIAL AVENGERS TRADEPAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 2…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0741-X)
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 3…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0787-8)
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 4…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1485-8)
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 5…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2087-4)
ESSENTIAL AVENGERS VOL. 6…$16.99 (ISBN: 978-0-7851-3058-1)

SIEGE POSTER
BY OLIVIER COIPEL
18x55…$15.99
Final Order Cutoff 12/10
On-Sale 1/6/2010

MARVEL PREVIEWS #76
Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 120-page, glossy full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases! Marvel Previews also includes special previews of upcoming or sold-out projects.
120 PGS./RATED T+…JUST $1.25!
(or free with a purchase of Diamond’s Previews!)
IN STORES 11/25/2009

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