Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping December, 2003

Tue, September 23rd, 2003 at 12:00am PDT

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping December, 2003.

ULTIMATE MARVEL

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #1!
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & MARK MILLAR


Penciled by ADAM KUBERT


Cover by BRYAN HITCH


The Ultimate Universe at long last gets the fourth corner of its foundation as the World's Greatest Comic Magazine finally last makes its long-awaited Ultimate debut!


Witness the birth of The Four - Reed Richards, Johnny Storm, Susan Storm & Ben Grimm - superhero icons for the new century!


High school genius Reed Richards invites his friends to join him on the journey of a lifetime - and the Ultimate Universe will never be the same! It's a series about science, high adventure and above all else FAMILY, set in the most dynamic and unpredictable Universe in the comic book world!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605499-00111

THE LONG-AWAITED ONGOING SERIES DEBUTS!


BENDIS * MILLAR * KUBERT * HITCH!

* Look for the special preview in October's WIZARD #146!

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR POSTER
Own the original, stunning cover to this premiere issue of ULTIMATE FANTASTC FOUR, illustrated by THE ULTIMATES' BRYAN HITCH!


"24 x 36"/FULL COLOR…$5.95


UPC: 5960605400-00017

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #50
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Cover & pencils by MARK BAGLEY


A double-sized, highly accessible 'ULTIMATE STARTS' jumping-on issue and anniversary celebration!


"CLAWS" introduces a new jewel-thieving femme fatale who's going to make life miserable for Spider-Man … and complicate the love life of Peter Parker! Say meeeeooooowwwww to the seductive ULTIMATE BLACK CAT!


48 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99 [note page count & price]


UPC: 5960605031-05011

CELEBRATE 50 ISSUES BY JUMPING ONBOARD!


NEW STORY ARC!


2003 WIZARD FAN AWARD WINNER: FAVORITE ONGOING SERIES, WRITER, HERO, SUPPORTING CHARACTER, INKER & LETTERER!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #51
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Cover & pencils by MARK BAGLEY


"CLAWS" pt. 2 (of 3)


The Black Cat gets her claws on a stolen ancient tablet that the Kingpin desperately wants … and Spidey is caught in the middle. And wait'll you see who the Kingpin hires to retrieve the tablet for him...!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605031-05111

NEXT MONTH: BLACK CAT vs. ELEKTRA!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #40
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Cover & pencils by DAVID FINCH


"NEW MUTANTS" pt. 1 (of 5)


Jump on board the top franchise with this special 'ULTIMATE STARTS' debut of a new, highly accessible story arc!


The U.S. Government is suspicious of Professor Xavier's motives, so it sets a plan in motion to be prepared for any X-Men-related contingency.


"NEW MUTANTS" will introduce several brand-new additions to the cast, including Warren Worthington III - the ANGEL, and punk musician the DAZZLER!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605047-04011

NEW STORY ARC


MARVEL INVITES BRAND NEW READERS TO JUMP ON-BOARD!

* Look for the ULTIMATE X-MEN V. 3 HC in the Graphic Novel Section

ULTIMATE SIX #5 (of 7) LS
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by TREVOR HAIRSINE


Cover by JOHN CASSADAY


Peter Parker has been kidnapped by the Sinister Six and the life of his Aunt May threatened unless he goes along with the baddies and helps them attack - The White House! This storyline is so big, a special 7th issue has been added!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605466-00511

NOW 7 BIG ISSUES!


BY EISNER & WIZARD FAN AWARD "BEST WRITER" BRIAN BENDIS!

MARVEL KNIGHTS

CAPTAIN AMERICA #21
Written by ROBERT MORALES


Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO


Cover by DAVE JOHNSON


"HOMELAND," pt. 1 (of 5)


A new CAP era begins, from the new regular creative team of writer Robert Morales (TRUTH: RED, WHITE & BLACK), artist Chris Bachalo (NEW X-MEN) and new editor Axel Alonso (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)!


In a storyline ripped from today's headlines, after a daring rescue in the Florida Everglades, the U.S. government taps Cap to embark on what might be his most life-changing mission ever.


This new direction will culminate later next year in one of the most surprising and unexpected developments ever in the career of Captain America, and a major change for the Marvel Universe!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605153-02111

MORALES * BACHALO * JOHNSON * ALONSO!


NEW CREATIVE TEAM! DIRECTION!

MARVEL 1602 #5 (of 8) LS
Written by NEIL GAIMAN


Penciled by ANDY KUBERT


Cardstock cover by SCOTT MCKOWEN


Sir Nicholas Fury leads an army against Carlos Javier's Witchbreed! And we learn the true history of the Four from the Fantastik.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$3.50


UPC: 5960605253-00511

AUGUST's #1 SELLING BOOK!

DAREDEVIL #55
Written, penciled & cover by DAVID MACK


"VISION QUEST" CONCLUDES!


The climactic issue of Echo's vision quest! With her newfound understanding, where will Echo fit in Daredevil's life?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960604706-05511

HULK: GRAY #4 (of 6) LS
Written by JEPH LOEB


Cardstock cover & art by TIM SALE


The Hulk is loose and on the run from the U.S. Army! Can beautiful Betty Ross bring some peace to the raging behemoth?!


32 PGS./MARVEL PG…$3.50


UPC: 5960605472-00411

LOEB & SALE's LATEST BEST-SELLING "SPECTRUM" TALE!

ELEKTRA #30
Written by ROB RODI


Penciled by WILL CONRAD


Cover by TOM FLEMING


"PROPHET & LOSS" pt. 2 (of 3)


Deep in the jungle of Southeast Asia, Elektra must infiltrate the camp of a violent guerilla movement in order to fulfill her contract.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99


UPC: 5960605132-03011

PUNISHER #37
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Penciled by JOHN MCCREA


Cover by TIM BRADSTREET


"CONFEDERENCY OF DUNCES" CONCLUDES!


The climactic conclusion to this fun superhero sendoff! It's a battle royale as the Punisher takes on Spider-Man, Daredevil & Wolverine. But whose side is the Hulk on?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99


UPC: 5960605113-03711

FEATURING THE HULK, SPIDEY, DD & WOLVERINE!


THE PUNISHER KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE … AGAIN?!


NEXT MONTH: PUNISHER MAX #1!



EPIC

A.C.T.O.R. PRESENTS SPIDER-MAN & THE INCREDIBLE HULK #1 (ONE-SHOT)
Written by BILL MESSNER-LOEBS & RON MARZ


Penciled by DAVE SIMONS & DAN JURGENS


Cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER


Marvel's EPIC Comics and A.C.T.O.R. team up to bring you two stories about Marvel's most popular characters in this special one-shot benefit book for the holiday season.


Proceeds from this book benefit A.C.T.O.R., the charitable organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to disadvantaged comic book creators.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50


UPC: 5960605494-00111

BENEFITS DISADVANTAGED COMIC CREATORS!

CRIMSON DYNAMO #5
Written by JOHN JACKSON MILLER


Penciled by JOE CORRONEY


Cover by STEVE ELLIS


The secrets of the mysterious, new Crimson Dynamo revealed!


The Soviet Union has already fallen, can young Gennady Gavrilov - on the run for his very life - keep the walking weapon of mass destruction from destroying Russia altogether?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50


UPC: 5960605473-00511

GUEST-STARRING IRON MAN … BUT AS FRIEND OR FOE!?

MAX

SUPREME POWER #5
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Cover & pencils by GARY FRANK


THE BLUR steps into the spotlight in the latest issue of J. Michael Straczynski & Gary Frank's hit new ongoig series! How does this super-speedster fit into this startling and realistic vision of a world being introduced to its first generation of superheroes!?


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99


UPC: 5960605457-00511

ANT-MAN #1 (of 4) LS
Written by DANIEL WAY


Cover & art by CLAYTON CRAIN


Size does matter. And no one knows this more than Hank Pym - a.k.a. Ant-Man. Got a problem with Galactus? Call the FF. Got a problem with, say, mind-controlled cockroaches? Then Ant-Man's your man! And needless to say, it's done a number on our diminutive hero's self-esteem. When Ant-Man is tapped to infiltrate an international spy ring that has been siphoning secrets out of Washington, he jumps at the chance - unaware that he's being used as a pawn in a larger game of espionage.


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99


UPC: 5960605482-00111

THE MARVEL DEBUT OF RISING SUPERSTAR CLAYTON CRAIN!

SPIDER-MAN

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #502
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils by JOHN ROMITA Jr.


Cover by JASON PEARSON


Part 2 of J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI'S 2-part story arc following up on the monumental AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #500!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960604716-50211

* Look for the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: 500 COVERS Slipcace Edition in the Graphic Novel Section

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #8
Written by PAUL JENKINS


Cover & pencils by HUMBERTO RAMOS


"COUNTDOWN" pt. 3 (of 5)


Doctor Octopus is out to ruin Spider-Man once and for all and has given the wall-crawler an ultimatum. For the safe release of the Palestinian ambassador, Spider-Man must reveal his identity to the entire world!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960605427-00811

SPIDEY FACES HIS MOVIE MENACE!


FEATURING HUMBERTO RAMOS' DOC OCK REDESIGN

* Look for the SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN V.1 TPB in the Graphic Novel Section

SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS: OUT OF REACH #2 (of 5) LS
Written by COLIN MITCHELL


Cover & pencils by KERON GRANT


Wiz kid Brigham Fontaine was once Peter Parker's brightest student! Now he's teamed up with Doctor Octopus and is living a life of crime! Will Spider-Man be able to outsmart this brainy duo and get Brigham back on the side of the good guys?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605492-00211

SPIDER-MAN & DOCTOR OCTOPUS: NEGATIVE EXPOSURE #3 (of 5) LS
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by STAZ JOHNSON


Cover by TONY HARRIS


The sinister plans of Doc Ock slowly simmer through the bars of Riker's Island as Spider-Man comes face-to-face with Peter Parker's arch-nemesis.


An action-packed issue also featuring a mysterious guest appearance from one of Spider-Man's most dreaded foes.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605481-00311

WRITTEN BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

KINGPIN #7
Written by BRUCE JONES


Penciled by SEAN PHILLIPS


Cover by TONY HARRIS


"THUG" CONCLUDES!


Wilson Fisk faces off in a brutal showdown against the five families of New York!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605435-00711

SPIDER-GIRL #67
Written by TOM DEFALCO


Cover & pencils by RON FRENZ


"MONSTERS"


Spider-Girl learns that sometimes you just have to take one for the team when she loses one regular cast member, grows more distant from a second and learns something terrible about a third.


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99


UPC: 5960603503-06711

STAND-ALONE STORY!


UNCANNY X-PEOPLE CAMEO!

MARVELOUS ADVENTURES OF GUS BEEZER: GUS BEEZER & SPIDER-MAN #1 (ONE-SHOT)
Written by GAIL SIMONE


Cover & art by GURIHIRU


That lovable scamp Gus Beezer - a superhero loving 7-year-old with an imagination as big as the Marvel Universe - is back in a new adventure featuring Spider-Man!


The first GUZ BEEZER one-shots were critically acclaimed fun for kids and kids-at-heart alike, and this new adventure makes for the perfect holiday gift for the budding comic book reader in your life!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99


UPC: 5960605498-00111

For Readers of ALL Ages!

X-MEN

NEW X-MEN #150
Written by GRANT MORRISON


Cover & pencils by PHIL JIMENEZ


SPECIAL "PLANET X" FINALE!


The final chapter in Grant Morrison's most ambitious story to date... Professor X and his X-Men make their final stand against MAGNETO, who was hiding under their noses disguised as team member XORN for months. And an X-Man dies in the showdown!


48 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$3.50 [note page count & price]


UPC: 5960601772-15011

NEXT MONTH: MARC SILVESTRI RETURNS!

UNCANNY X-MEN #435 & 436
Written by CHUCK AUSTEN


Covers & pencils by RON GARNEY


"TRIAL OF THE JUGGERNAUT" pts. 1 & 2 (of 2)


Imprisoned and set to face trial, Juggernaut must finally face up to his violent, criminal past. Guest-starring the Avengers' SHE-HULK!


32 PGS.(each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.25 (each)


Issue #435 UPC: 5960602461-43511; Issue #436 UPC: 5960602461-43611

NEW STORY ARC! TWO ISSUES!


NEXT MONTH: SALVADOR LAROCCA DEBUTS!

NYX #3
Written by JOE QUESADA


Cover & pencils by JOSHUA MIDDLETON


As if one down-on-her-luck runaway teenage mutant wasn't enough, there's some new genetically mutated blood headed for New York City's Lower East Side. Could this new face be related to a certain member of Marvel's merriest band of mutants? In the latest issues of the edgy new series, it's not just the stakes that will be raised.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99


UPC: 5960605456-00311

NEW ONGOING SERIES!


A MUTANT WITH TIES TO THE X-MEN DEBUTS!

WOLVERINE: THE END #2 (of 6) LS
Written by PAUL JENKINS


Cover & pencils by CLAUDIO CASTELLINI


Returning to a world he thought he'd long since left behind, Logan embarks on a journey of self-discovery, closing in on answers about his mysterious life and history that have long eluded him.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605469-00211

THE FINAL FATE OF WOLVERINE!

WOLVERINE #9
Written by GREG RUCKA


Cover & pencils by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ


"COYOTE CROSSING" pt. 3 (of 5)


Logan gets one step closer to a crew who trade in human cargo.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.25


UPC: 5960605458-00911

Look for the WOLVERINE V.1 TPB in the Graphic Novel Section

CABLE/DEADPOOL #2
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Penciled by MARK BROOKS (UDON)


Cover by ROB LIELFELD


A virus that gives people the ability to shape-shift winds up in the hands of three young anarchists. They say they want to change the world, but do they have a clue what that really means? Cable has to stop them … but first he has to get past Deadpool!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605490-00211

NEW ONGOING SERIES!


COVERS BY DEADPOOL & CABLE CREATOR ROB LIEFELD!

WEAPON X #17 & 18
Written by FRANK TIERI


Pencils by GEORGES JEANTY (#17), KEV WALKER (#18)


Covers by GEORGES JEANTY


"DEFECTION" pts. 3 & 4 (of 4)


The X-Men guest-star as the secrets behind Chamber's recent affiliation with the Weapon X program - and WOLVERINE's mysterious involvement - are uncovered.


32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.99 (each)


Issue #7 UPC: 5960605372-01711; Issue #18 UPC: 5960605372-01811

TWO ISSUES THIS MONTH!

X-STATIX #17
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Cover & pencils by MIKE ALLRED


"BACK FROM THE DEAD" pt. 5 (of 6)


The X-Statix square off against the mysterious Mr. Code!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99


UPC: 5960605332-01711

EMMA FROST #6
Written by KARL BOLLERS


Penciled by RANDY GREEN


Cover by GREG HORN


"HIGHER LEARNING" CONCLUDES!


Ever wonder how and why Emma Frost became the White Queen? This conclusion to the first story arc reveals the life-altering decision young Emma makes, and the dire consequences she must face as a result.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.50


UPC: 5960605432-00611

EXILES #38 & 39
Written by CHUCK AUSTEN


Pencils by JIM CALAFIORE


Covers by MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA


"KING HYPERION " pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)


The Weapon X squad of Exiles are in the spotlight! Blinded by power, new Exile Hyperion's refusal to follow the team's directive creates a struggle that leaves some unlikely members of Weapon X in precarious positions. Who will survive his wrath?


32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.99 (each)


Issue #38 UPC: 5960605108-03811; Issue #39 UPC: 5960605108-03911

NEW STORY ARC! TWO BIG ISSUES!

X-TREME X-MEN #36-39
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Pencils by IGOR KORDEY


Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA


"STORM: THE ARENA" pts. 1-4 (of 4)


Featuring Storm as you've never seen her before in this special super-sized, weekly story arc! How will this warrior fare when she is forced to endure the brutal combat of the gladiator ring? Guest-starring Yukio and Callisto.


48 PGS.(each)/MARVEL PSR…$3.50 (each) [note page count & price]


Issue #36 UPC: 5960605109-03611; Issue #37 UPC: 5960605109-03711


Issue #38 UPC: 5960605109-03811; Issue #39 UPC: 5960605109-03911

A SPECIAL 4-PART WEEKLY EVENT!

MARVEL TSUNAMI

SENTINEL #10
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Cover & pencils by UDON COMICS


"AWAKENING" pt. 1 (of 3)


Juston continues his quest for redemption...but the team of government agents on the trail of Juston's Sentinel may not give him the chance to make amends! Plus, a shocking development rocks Juston's family!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605447-01011

NEW STORY ARC!


CBG GIVES SENTINEL AN "A+"

RUNAWAYS #9
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA


Cover by JO CHEN


"TEENAGE WASTELAND" pt 3 (of 4)


How do you runaway from the Runaways? One troubled member of the team finds out, as she leaves the group's hideout with their dashing new recruit. But it may be out of the frying pan and into the fire, as this mysterious new Runaway finally reveals his startling secret.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605452-00911

MYSTIQUE #9
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


"TINKER, TAILOR, MUTANT, SPY" pt. 3 (of 4)


Mystique is on the trail of a woman who is a walking plague… and who has stolen a deadly biological weapon!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605431-00911

WRITTEN BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

NEW MUTANTS #9
Written by CHRISTINA WEIR & NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS


Penciled by CARLO BARBERI


Cover by CHRIS BACHALO


"THE TIES THAT BIND" pt. 3 (of 6)


The pressures of school and family begin to take their toll on the students - and teachers - at Xavier's. Sofia loses her temper, and gains a dangerous new mentor, while one student finds the pressure too much to bear…


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50


UPC: 5960605429-00911

NEW ARTIST CARLO BARBERI!

* Look for the NEW MUTANTS V.1 TPB in the Graphic Novel Section

INHUMANS #8
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Penciled by ROBERT TERANISHI


Cover by ADI GRANOV


Another stand-alone, JUMPING-ON story for this critically acclaimed series!


Thrust into a world where having amazing powers is no longer the norm, Tonaja must learn the responsibility that comes with her uncanny Inhuman abilities. And Alaris...? He just wants to join the football team!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605444-00811

Look for the INHUMANS V.1 TPB In the Graphic Novel Section

VENOM #9
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by PACO MEDINA


Cover by SAM KIETH


"RUN" pt. 4 (of 5)


After blowing up the small Canadian town of Voice and all of Venom's potential hosts, Frankie and Vic are now able to flush out the elusive alien. But what they didn't count on is Wolverine surviving the blast!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960605436-00911

VENOM MEETS WOLVERINE!


NEW ARTIST PACO MEDINA!

HUMAN TORCH #8
Written by KARL KESEL


Cover & pencils SKOTTIE YOUNG


"A PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS" pt. 2


Johnny finds himself in the war-torn Balkans in a mysterious castle filled with dark secrets and deadly phantoms. It's the biggest fight of the Torch's life - because this time what he can't see... CAN kill him!


[This is a resolicitation, all previous orders are cancelled.]


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605438-00811

NAMOR #10
Written by ANDI WATSON & BILL JEMAS


Pencils by PAT OLLIFFE


Cover by LEE WEEKS


"IN DEEP" pt. 4


Namor's love, Sandy, is in deadly peril from Namor's treacherous cousin!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605446-01011

MARVEL HEROES

INCREDIBLE HULK #64
Written by BRUCE JONES


Cover & pencils by MIKE DEODATO


"SPLIT DECISIONS " pt. 5 (of 6)


More cover-to-cover action, as the Hulk tracks the Krills back to Home Base for some much-deserved ... HULK SMASHING!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960604745-06411

HAWKEYE #3
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Penciled by STEFANO RAFFAELE


Cover by LEONARDO MANCO


"THE HIGH, HARD SHAFT" pt. 3


From a simple barroom rough-up in Myrtle Beach to beating up Cuban thugs in a Miami elevator, someone is going to a whole lot of trouble to keep the mystery of the 'Unity Tattoo' exactly that. Clint Barton has already gone from intrigued to annoyed … the next step is angry … and then anyone in his way better watch out!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605489-00311

NEW ONGOING SERIES!

IRON MAN #75
Written by JOHN JACKSON MILLER


Penciled by JORGE LUCAS


Cover by ADI GRANOV


"BEST DEFENSE" pt. 3 (of 6)


Announced as a nominee for Secretary of Defense, Tony Stark faces his toughest foe yet - the Washington press corps! Will they embrace Iron Man - or destroy him? And what dirty tricks does Tony's nemesis at the Pentagon have up his sleeve?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960604457-07511

NEW CREATIVE TEAM! NEW DIRECTION!

AVENGERS #75
Written by GEOFF JOHNS


Cover & pencils by SCOTT KOLINS


"SEARCH FOR SHE-HULK" pt. 4 (of 4)


The search is over - but the Avengers may not like what they've found, as a rampaging She-Hulk and her gamma-powered movie star cousin clash explosively!


[This is a resolicitation. All previous orders are cancelled.]


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960604458-07511

GUEST-STARRING THE HULK!

AVENGERS #76
Written by GEOFF JOHNS


Pencils by STEVE SADOWSKI


Cover by JAE LEE


Geoff Johns ends his run as scribe as an Avenger falls in this one-shot story…


[This is a resolicitation. All previous orders are cancelled.]


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960604458-07611

* Don't forget AVENGERS/JLA #4 in the DC Section of Diamond's PREVIEWS!

THANOS #3
Written, penciled & cover by JIM STARLIN


Thanos attacks Galactus in the only reasonable way possible: a psychic assault. Guest-starring Moondragon.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605488-00311

NEW ONGOING SERIES!

SILVER SURFER #4
Written by STACY WEISS


Penciled by LAN MEDINA


Cover by MILX


"COMMUNION" pt. 4 (of 6)


Armageddon is coming - is the Surfer constructing the means of mankind's survival, or the weapon of its destruction?


[This is a resolicitation, all previous orders are cancelled.]


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960605439-00411

NEW ONGOING SERIES!


NEW ARTIST LAN MEDINA!


THE WASHINGTON POST GIVES SILVER SURFER AN "A"!

FANTASTIC FOUR #508
Written by MARK WAID


Penciled by HOWARD PORTER


Cover by TONY HARRIS & TOM FEISTER


"AUTHORITATIVE ACTION" CONCLUDES!


It's Armageddon from without and within as Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.'s peacekeeping forces besiege the FF and Latveria, and Marvel's First Family is simultaneously besieged by an evil at the heart of their own team!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25


UPC: 5960604456-50811

CAPTAIN MARVEL #17
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by PAUL AZACETA


Cover by SCOTT KOLINS


"CRAZY LIKE A FOX" pt. 3 (of 4)


THE DEBUT OF THE NEW ... CAPTAIN MARVEL?!


There's a new sheriff in town, and man is she pissed! Marv goes home to Titan and finds a ghost town … and a new Captain Marvel ready to take his mantle, whether he wants to give it up or not.


The series changes right here!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960605396-01711

THOR #72
Written by DAN JURGENS


Cover & pencils by SCOT EATON


"THE REIGNING" pt. 4


Meet Magni, Son of Thunder! He's All-Father Thor's boisterous offspring, a hard-drinking, hard-fighting, hard-loving rascal! If only he'd stop associating with those mortals - they're bound to be a bad influence on him!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99


UPC: 5960603506-07211

MEET THOR's MEAD-LOVIN' SON!

SOLICITATION CATALOG

MARVEL PREVIEWS #4
Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic book-sized, 96-page, glossy, full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases, PLUS 22-pages of special advanced story previews from an upcoming blockbuster new project, or a sold-out, jumping-on point issue from one of our hottest books! It's Marvel fans one source for advanced Marvel solicitations and preview images!


MARVEL PREVIEWS #4 features items scheduled to go on sale in February 2004!


Please ask your local comic book retailer to reserve you a copy and order form!


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR…JUST $0.99! (or FREE with a purchase of Diamond's PREVIEWS!)


IN STORES 11/26 (Final Order Cut-off 11/06)

GRAPHIC NOVELS

HARDCOVERS

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: 500 COVER HARDCOVER SLIPCASE EDITION
Two very special 280-page hardcover volumes in a handsome keepsake slipcase celebrate over 40 years and a landmark 500 issues of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN by collecting every cover to every issue of the series … ever!


Featuring stunning artwork by comics' greatest artists from every decade - including Steve Ditko, John Romita Jr. & Sr., John Buscema, Todd McFarlane and J. Scott Campbell - each volume presents 20 years worth of covers, along with information focusing on the highlights of Spider-Man's career and his impact on popular culture, over each of these 40-plus historical years!


560 PGS./ALL AGES…$75.00


UPC: 5960611421-00111

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

MARVEL MASTERWORKS LIBRARY

More new additions to the MARVEL MASTERWORKS LIBRARY, some newly re-mastered with added materials and edits made to further enhance the original reading experience!

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DAREDEVIL VOL. 1
Written by STAN LEE


Art by WALLACE WOOD, JOE ORLANDO, BILL EVERETT


A Good Samaritan act stole young Matt Murdock's sight, but also enhanced his remaining senses to superhuman level! After becoming a lawyer - and suffering the murder of his father - Matt now uses his powers to protect the innocent in New York City's Hell's Kitchen as Daredevil, the Man Without Fear! Relive Daredevil's origin and first adventure, meet his memorable supporting cast, and also his many famous foes like the Owl, Mr. Fear and the deadly Eel!


Collects DAREDEVIL (Vol. 1) #1-11


256 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99


UPC: 5960611257-00111

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4
Written by STAN LEE


Art by STEVE DITKO, JOHN ROMITA SR.


In this volume, Peter faces some of his greatest challenges and his most harrowing foes such as the Master Planner, Kraven the Hunter, the Molten Man, the Looter, and the end of the Green Goblin.


Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Vol. 1) #31-40


224 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99


UPC: 5960611189-00111

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 2
Written by STAN LEE


Art by DON HECK & JACK KIRBY


The Avengers say goodbye to some original members and welcome their first new recruits, including Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch and Hawkeye. Featuring the death of Baron Zemo, a battle with Kang, and appearances by Spider-Man, the Mole Man, and the Swordsman.


Collects AVENGERS (Vol. 1) #11-20


224 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99


UPC: 5960611178-00111

THESE MARVEL MASTERWORKS HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!

The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611256)


The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611264)


The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 3...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611188)


The Avengers Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610883)


Captain America Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611176)


Doctor Strange Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611180)


The Fantastic Four Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611181)


The Fantastic Four Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960610980)


The Fantastic Four Vol. 3...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611182)


The Fantastic Four Vol. 4...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611183)


The Invincible Iron Man Vol. 1…$39.99 (UPC: 5960611186-00111)


The Incredible Hulk Vol. 1…$39.99 (UPC: 5960611185)


The Silver Surfer Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611187)


The Silver Surfer Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611177)


The Mighty Thor Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611267)


The Mighty Thor Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611191)


The Mighty Thor Vol. 3...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611268)


Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1…$39.99 (UPC: 5960611192)


The X-Men Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610845)


The X-Men Vol. 2…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610983)


The X-Men Vol. 3…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611269)

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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 3 HARDCOVER
Written by MARK MILLAR


Penciled by ADAM KUBERT, DAVID FINCH, CHRIS BACHALO


Cover by DAVID FINCH & ADAM KUBERT


Introduction by SIR IAN MCKELLEN


This deluxe hardcover reprints the materials from ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 6: THE RETURN OF THE KING and ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. V: ULTIMATE WAR, plus extra bonus features!


Professor X thought he'd solved the problem of Magneto, but the mutant master of magnetism has regained his memory and his mission! Now the X-Men are on the run, with the Ultimates hot on their trail! Can the X-Men stop Magneto before he executes his plan to enslave the human race?


Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #26-33, ULTIMATE WAR #1-4


304 PGS./ALL AGES…$29.99


UPC: 5960611131-00111

FEATURING AN INTRODUCTION BY STAR OF X-MEN & X2: X-MEN UNITED, SIR IAN (MAGNETO) MCKELLEN!

ULTIMATE X-MEN HARDCOVER VOLS. 1-2 STILL AVAILABLE!
VOL. 1…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611008)


VOL. 2…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611130)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 HARDCOVER
STILL AVAILABLE! And at a New LOWER PRICE!


This deluxe hardcover collects the first 13 issues of the critically acclaimed and fan-favorite ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-13 by Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley, plus pages and pages of extra bonus material!


And now just $29.99, reduced from the first printing's original $34.95 cover price!


352 PGS./ALL AGES…$29.99


UPC: 5960610898

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

TRADE PAPERBACKS

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: THE HUNGER TPB
Written by PAUL JENKINS


Cover & pencils by HUMBERTO RAMOS


One of the most popular Spider-Man villains of all time is back and deadlier than ever. The alien Venom is on the loose attacking people seemingly at random. But what does he want and what will it take for Spider-Man to defeat him?


Collects the best-selling SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1-5


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$11.99


UPC: 5960611169-00111

THESE SPIDER-MAN TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
SPIDER-MAN: RETURN OF THE GOBLIN (Jenkins & Ramos!)…$8.99 (UPC: 5960611019)


PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN Vol. 2: ONE SMALL BREAK…$16.95 (UPC: 5960610824 )


PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN Vol. 4: TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS…$11.99 (UPC: 5960611150)


PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN Vol. 5: SENSELESS VIOLENCE…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611171)

SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 4: SPIDER-MAN & WOLVERINE TPB
Written by BRETT MATTHEWS


Cover & pencils by VATCHE MAVLIAN


Including not one, but two titanic team-ups featuring everyone's favorite wall-crawler.


Spider-Man goes to Japan to rescue a captured Wolverine, and it's up to the duo to solve a mystery in the Land of the Rising Sun. Plus: Spider-Man and DAREDEVIL try to save the lives of two kidnapped children, in their own unique styles!


Collects SPIDER-MAN/WOLVERINE #1-4 and SPIDER-MAN/DAREDEVIL #1


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99


UPC: 5960611297-00111

STILL AVAILABLE!


SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 1: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK I TPB...$19.95 (UPC: 5960610800)


SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 2: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK II TPB...$19.99 (UPC: 5960611037)

* Look for SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 3: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK III TPB in next month's MARVEL PREVIEWS!

WOLVERINE VOL. 1: THE BROTHERS TPB
Written by GREG RUCKA


Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON


Cover by ESAD RIBIC


The world's deadliest mutant Wolverine embarks on a dangerous mission of revenge, seeking justice for a young neighbor who was murdered in her sleep. Logan must use all of his lethal skills to take on a mysterious organization hell-bent on keeping its dark secrets hidden from the world.


Collects the best-selling WOLVERINE #1-6


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$12.99


UPC: 5960611136-00111

THESE WOLVERINE VOLUMES STILL AVAILABLE!
WOLVERINE: ORIGIN TPB…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610965)


ELEKTRA & WOLVERINE: THE REDEEMER HC...$29.95 (UPC: 5960610911)


WOLVERINE: WEAPON X TPB…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610033)


WOLVERINE TBP…$12.95 (UPC: 5960635277)

X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 4: HATED & FEARED TPB
Written by Greg Rucka, Bruce Jones, Chuck Austen, Steven Grant, Adam Warren, Bill Willingham & more


Illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze, Michael Golden, John Totleben, Darick Robertson, David Finch, Takeshi Miyazawa, Jason Nagasawa, Simon Bisley, Joe Chiodo, Rick Mayes, Richard Isanove & more


Cover by Paolo Rivera


The hottest creators in comics tell tales of X-Men good (Cyclops, Jean Grey, Rogue, Beast, Shadowcat, Wolverine, Psylocke & Nightcrawler) and mutants bad (Mystique, Sabretooth & Magneto) in this collection of the best of X-MEN UNLIMITED.


224 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$19.99


UPC: 5960611350-00111

X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 1-3 STILL AVAILABLE!
VOL. 1: MUTANT GENESIS…$17.95 (UPC: 5960610895)


VOL. 2: THE DARK PHOENIX SAGA…$19.95 (UPC: 5960611147)


VOL. 3: X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 3: ART ADAMS BOOK I TPB…$24.99 (UPC: 5960611049)

AVENGERS VOL. 2: RED ZONE TPB
Written by GEOFF JOHNS


Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL, IVAN REIS


Cover by J.G. JONES


Biohazard! In a post-9/11 world, the very word strikes fear in the heart of people around the globe! And now, a deadly chemical agent has been released over Mount Rushmore, rapidly spreading through the surrounding countryside! Is this a terrorist attack on American soil? That's what the Avengers seek to uncover as they brave the lethal perimeter of the Red Zone - but the truth they uncover is more startling and terrifying than even that!


Collects AVENGERS #64-70


[This is a resolicitation, all previous orders are cancelled.]


160 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99


UPC: 5960611099

AVENGERS VOL. 1: WORLD TRUST TPB
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, Illustrated by KIERON DWYER, GARY FRANK


Still Available!


Collects AVENGERS #57-62, MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT #2


152 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99 (5960611080)

NEW MUTANTS VOL 1: BACK TO SCHOOL TPB
Written by CHRISTINA WEIR & NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS


Penciled by KERON GRANT


Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON


Moonstar, Karma, Magma and Wolfsbane, the once X-Men-in-training who helped define a generation, are back! But what happens when these "New Mutants" find out Professor Xavier's up-and-coming students think of them as the "Old Mutants"? Former students become the teachers as the old guard is asked back to help prepare the next generation of X-Men!


Collects NEW MUTANTS #1-6


152 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$16.99


UPC: 5960611242-00111

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

INHUMANS VOL. 1: LUNAR TPB
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Penciled by MATTHEW CLARK


Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III


They're just ordinary exchange students from a far-off land, here to learn about our culture - except their home is a mysterious city on the moon; they each possess fabulous, exotic abilities and appearances; and their homeland is a realm governed by strict adherence to genetic law. The next generation of Inhumans star in this atmospheric new ensemble drama!


Collects the critically acclaimed INHUMANS #1-6


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99


UPC: 5960611303-00111

INHUMANS TPB STILL AVAILABLE!
The Eisner Award-winning Marvel Knights story by Paul Jenkins and Jae Lee!


288 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$24.95 (UPC: 5960610753)

ULTIMATE ADVENTURES VOL. 1 TPB
Written by RON ZIMMERMAN


Cover & pencils by DUNCAN FEGREDO


An aging orphan receives his fondest wish and is adopted by the wealthiest man in town… who also happens to be a costumed crimefighter. If you ever wondered about the relationships between super heroes and sidekicks, this action-packed yet hilarious adventure answers all the questions you were afraid to ask.


Collects ULTIMATE ADVENTURES #1-6


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$12.99


UPC: 5960611043-00111

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

MARVEL RPG STILL AVAILABLE!

MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME: GUIDE TO THE HULK & THE AVENGERS HC
Front Cover by Stuart Immonen & Tom Marvelli, Back Cover by J.G. Jones


Written by Jim Krueger, Jeffrey Simons, Dan Gelber & Evan Jones


Hulk Smash! Avengers Assemble! Presenting the Incredible Hulk & Earth's Mightiest Heroes in all their glory ... and in all their incarnations, including a complete selection of character variants for the Incredible Hulk. Plus a huge, time-traveling 3-Issue Marvel Universe Adventure, "A HULK RUNS THROUGH IT," complete with maps.


96 PGS./ALL AGES…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611158)

MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME GUIDE: GUIDE TO THE X-MEN HARDCOVER
Cover by ChrisCross


X-pand your Universe. The first supplement to the MARVEL Universe Roleplaying Game is bursting with dozens of new profiles, maps, diagrams and descriptions of all things X-Men. Plus a brand-new MARVEL Universe Adventure!


96 PGS./ALL AGES...$19.99 (UPC: 5960611035)

* Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game Guide required to play the X-MEN and HULK & THE AVENGERS

MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME GUIDE HARDCOVER
Cover by Mark Bagley


Get the must-have guide that gets you started playing your own Marvel Universe adventures! Contains everything you need to learn and play, including full game system rules, character profiles, briefings and background for the Marvel Universe, pull-out Character Action Display, and a beginning adventure complete with maps.


128 PGS./ALL AGES...$24.99 (UPC: 5960611028)

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

MARVEL MUST HAVES

* All Marvel Must Haves will be kept in print in order to meet retail demand.

MARVEL MUST HAVES: WOLVERINE #1-3
Collects WOLVERINE #1-3 by Greg Rucka & Darick Robertson


80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605428)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE X-MEN #34-35
Collects the first two chapters of "BLOCKBUSTER" by Brian Bendis & David Finch.


48 PGS./ALL AGES...$2.99 (UPC: 5960605428)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: RUNAWAYS & SENTINEL #1-2 FLIPBOOK
Collects the sold-out, critically acclaimed SENTINEL #1 & 2 and RUNAWAYS #1 & 2 in "Flipbook" format!


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-3
Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-3 by Brian Bendis & Mark Bagley!


96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30-32
J. Michael Straczynski's first story arc!!


Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30-32 by Straczynski & John Romita Jr.!


80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE X-MEN #1-3
Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #1-3 by Mark Millar & Adam Kubert!


96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: NEW X-MEN #114-116
Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely's first story arc!!


Collects NEW X-MEN #114-116!


80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATES #1-3
Collects ULTIMATES #1-3 by Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch!


80 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: INCREDIBLE HULK #34-36
Bruce Jones' first story arc!!


Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #34-36 by Jones & John Romita Jr.!


80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: INCREDIBLE HULK #50-52
The HULK/ABOMINATION Slugfest!


Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #50-52 by Bruce Jones & Mike Deodato!


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: DAREDEVIL #41-43
Collects DAREDEVIL #41-43 by Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev


80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE VENOM (Second Printing!!)
Reprinting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33-36 by Brian Bendis & Mark Bagley


96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE WAR
Collecting ULTIMATE WAR #1, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33 & ULTIMATE X-MEN #26!


80 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

 
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