Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping May, 2004

Wed, February 25th, 2004 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping May, 2004.

MARVEL PREVIEWS #9
Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 96-page, glossy, full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases, along with 20-plus pages of previews from upcoming new blockbuster projects and sold-out reprints of our hottest books! It's Marvel fans' one source for advanced Marvel solicitations and preview images!


MARVEL PREVIEWS #9 features items scheduled to go on sale in JULY 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 4/21 (Final Order Cut-off [FOC] Thursday, 4/1)


UPC: 5960605479-00911

X-MEN

ASTONISHING X-MEN #1
Written by JOSS WHEDON


Pencils & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY


"GIFTED" pt. 1 (of 6)


Dream-team creators JOSS WHEDON (creator of TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and JOHN CASSADAY (Planetary, CAPTAIN AMERICA) bring you the explosive #1 issue of the all-new flagship X-Men series! As part of X-MEN: RELOAD, this issue marks a return to classic greatness and the beginning of a brand-new era for the X-Men.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605543-00111

UNCANNY X-MEN #444
Written by Chris Claremont


Pencils & Cover by Alan Davis


"THE END OF HISTORY" pt. 1 (of 4)


Beloved X-Men creators CHRIS CLAREMONT and ALAN DAVIS return to the series that started it all! New alliances are forged as old friendships are rekindled, but one thing is certain: The X-Men will never be the same!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960602461-44411

X-MEN #157
Written by Chuck Austen


Pencils & Cover by Salvador Larroca


"DAY OF THE ATOM" pt. 1 (of 4)


UNCANNY X-MEN scribe CHUCK AUSTEN moves to X-MEN (formerly NEW X-MEN) to team up with new regular artist SALVADOR LARROCA as part of X-MEN: RELOAD!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960601772-15711

New X-Men: Academy X #1
Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS & Christina Weir


Pencils & Cover by RandY Green


"CHOOSING SIDES" pt. 1 (of 5)


For the young mutants at the Xavier Institute, life will never be the same! The children at the X-Mansion thought they had it tough when Professor X was running things - but now that X-Men Cyclops and Emma Frost have taken over the reins of the school, they're wishing for the simpler times of yesterday! Codenames, school-issued uniforms and mandatory training sessions in the Danger Room are just a few of the changes being implemented around the Institute - but when the entire student body is forced to divide itself up into small squads and "choose sides," Xavier's will never be the same again!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605544-00111

EXCALIBUR #1 & #2
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by Igor Kordey


Covers by ANDY PARK


"FORGING THE SWORD" pts. 1 & 2


The island of Genosha was once a thriving nation of mutants, built from the ground up by Magneto, the mutant Master of Magnetism. Then, one day, an apocalyptic attack killed every man, woman and child, and reduced an entire society to rubble within hours. Now, Professor Charles Xavier - legendary founder of the X-Men, and the man who dreams of peaceful coexistence between humans and mutants - has come to Genosha with one intention: to rebuild a nation from its ashes. This brand-new X-MEN: RELOAD series features stories and art from the creative team that brought you X-TREME X-MEN!


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


Issue #1 UPC: 5960605540-00111; #2: 5960605540-00211

The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: X-Men 2004
Featuring extensive diagrams and maps of the new X-Men Mansion, profiles on your favorite heroes, and exclusive behind-the-scenes X-MEN: RELOAD material that can only be seen here, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: X-Men 2004 is a must-have for any true Marvel fan.


48 PGS./Cardstock Cover/MARVEL PSR …$3.99


UPC: 5960605545-00111

DISTRICT X #1
Written by David Hine


Penciled by David Yardin


Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


"MR. M" pt. 1 (of 6)


A new MARVEL KNIGHTS series! Welcome to Mutant Town, the dark corner of New York City where the long arm of the law has been severed clean. Here, the mutant population doesn't sport GQ style or champagne dreams. They eke out each day in squalid tenement rows and filthy streets where only one man and one law can be trusted: the X-Man Bishop.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605530-00111

EXILES #46 & #47
Written by Tony Bedard


Pencils & Covers by Mizuki Sakakibara


"EARN YOUR WINGS" pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)


There's no rest for the weary when there are realities to save! After the devastating events of their last mission, the Exiles hope for a little downtime, only to find themselves 'ported directly into a none-too-friendly reception from the regular Marvel Universe! This X-MEN: RELOAD issue is a perfect jumping-on point, featuring the debut of new writer TONY BEDARD (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Negation) and the promotion of EXILES cover artist MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA to regular artist! Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and Beak from NEW-X-MEN!


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


Issue #46 UPC: 5960605108-04611; #47: 5960605108-04711

WEAPON X #23 & #24
Written by Frank Tieri


Penciled by TOM MANDRAKE


Covers by ANDY PARK


"WAR OF THE PROGRAMS" pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)


Featuring WOLVERINE and FANTOMEX! Writer FRANK TIERI and new regular artist TOM MANDRAKE take WEAPON X in an exciting new direction! What is the Weapon X Program? What is its relationship to the shadowy past of the most famous X-Man, Wolverine? And what did Wolverine recently learn about himself that threatens to destroy everything he believes in? Guest-starring FANTOMEX, these X-MEN: RELOAD issues serve as a great jumping-on point! Featuring covers by Tomb Raider artist Andy Park!


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


Issue #23 UPC: 5960605372-02311; #24: 5960605372-02411

MYSTIQUE #14 & #15
Written by Sean McKeever


Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA


Covers by Mike Mayhew


"UNNATURAL" pts. 1 & 2 (of 5)


When Mystique is sent to Europe to investigate a biotech company rumored to be using mutants as guinea pigs, she discovers a mystery far greater than anything she'd imagined! Join the new X-MEN: RELOAD creative team of SEAN McKEEVER (SENTINEL, The Waiting Place) and returning artist MANUEL GARCIA (AVENGERS) for this bold new adventure featuring everyone's favorite shape-shifting secret agent!


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


Issue #14 UPC: 5960605431-01411; #15: 5960605431-01511

ALPHA FLIGHT #3
Written by Scott Lobdell


Pencils & Cover by Clayton Henry


"YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN' ME" pt. 3 (of 6)


The All-New, All-Different Alpha Flight -- led by everyone's favorite Chewbacca look-alike, Sasquatch -- unites to tackle the menace of the Plodex. But will Canada's newest, hippest fighting force be able to save their maple-leaf-clad forefathers in time? Could this be -- gasp! -- the end of Puck, the Killer Canuck?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605518-00311

EMMA FROST #11
Written by Karl Bollers


Penciled by Carlo Pagulayan


Cover by GREG HORN


"MIND GAMES" pt. 5 (of 6)


Emma Frost has freed herself from her overbearing father, but now she's on her own and in over her head with the Boston mob! Her developing mutant powers have barely saved her so far, but how will she escape mob custody with nowhere to run?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605432-01111

CABLE/DEADPOOL #3
Written by Fabian Nicieza


Penciled by Mark Brooks


Cover by Rob Liefeld


"IF LOOKS COULD KILL" pt. 3 (of 6)


The One World Church has a lovely message of eliminating all that divides us to bring about a glorious global unity. All they want is to love you till you're blue in the face -- literally! Will Cable and Deadpool allow themselves to be recruited, or will they go ballistic?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605490-00311

ULTIMATE X-MEN #45
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Pencils & Cover by David Finch


The last part of "NEW MUTANTS" sees a final battle between the X-Men and the Sentinels in the heart of Washington, D.C. How will the not-so-merry mutants deal with the awful aftermath?


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605047-04511

ULTIMATE X-MEN #46
Written by Brian k. Vaughan


Pencils & Cover by Brandon Peterson


New storyline! New creative team! An Ultimatized version of one of the X-Men's greatest adversaries rears his scary head.


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605047-04611

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #6
Written by Brian michael Bendis & MARK MILLAR


Penciled by ADAM KUBERT


Cover by Dale Keown


"THE FANTASTIC" pt. 6 (of 6)


It was too big to fit in five issues, so we're concluding the Ultimate FF's first story line in six! The Mole Man and his army of ani-men confront the only four people in the world who can stop his plan of global conquest. Guess who they are?


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605499-00611

SPIDER-MAN

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #58 & #59
Written by Brian michael Bendis


Pencils & Covers by Mark Bagley


"HOLLYWOOD" pts. 5 & 6 (of 6)


As the cameras roll, the real web-slinger is beaten by Doc Ock and hijacked by plane to Brazil! And what is the public reaction as the flick has its premiere? Plus: Something strange happens while Doc Ock is in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody.


32 PGS. (each)/ALL AGES …$2.25 (each)


Issue #58 UPC: 5960605031-05811; #59: 5960605031-05911

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #508
Written by J. Michael Straczynski


Pencils & Cover by John Romita Jr.


The enigmatic Ezekiel returns to Peter's life! But is he the same man who stood by Spider-Man's side in his hour of need, or will he prove to be something much deadlier?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604716-50811

VENOM #14 & #15
Written by Daniel Way


Penciled by Skottie Young


Covers by Clayton Crain


"TWIST" pts. 1 & 2 (of 5)


It's symbiote vs. symbiote as two bloodthirsty Venom creatures go head-to-head -- with Spider-Man caught in the middle of it all!


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


Issue #14 UPC: 5960605436-01411; #15; 5960605436-01511

SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #3
Written by Tom McLaughlin & BRANDON THOMAS


Penciled by Scott Kolins & ALE GARZA


Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


It's another pair of stories set in the world of the web-slinger! A young man must grapple with a life-altering choice in "PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE" by Tom McLaughlin and Scott Kolins. Then, in "6TH" by Brandon Thomas and Ale Garza, Spidey must cope with both the Vulture and his own spider-sense!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605506-00311

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #14
Written by Paul Jenkins


Painted Art & Cover by PAOLO RIVERA


A special fully painted stand-alone story! On a rooftop in the Bronx sits a sad handicapped man. A prisoner of his own crippled body, how will a battle between the wall-crawler and Morbius, the Living Vampire, change his life?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605427-01411

SPIDER-MAN #2
Written by Mark Millar


Pencils & Cover by Terry Dodson


With his secret identity exposed, a madman threatening to destroy his family and enemies at every turn, Spider-Man pays a visit to Earth's Mightiest Heroes -- the Avengers -- for some assistance. But things don't turn out quite like he expects…


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605521-00211

MARVEL KNIGHTS

4 #6
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


Pencils & Cover by Steve McNiven


"THE PINE BARRENS" pt. 2 (of 3)


A family camping trip to the pristine Pine Barrens takes a terrifying twist when a group of extraterrestrial terrors turn their hungry eyes on the most powerful family on the planet!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605524-00611

WOLVERINE #15
Written by Greg Rucka


Pencils & Cover by Darick Robertson


The deadly Sabretooth continues his hunt for the mysterious feral creature through the pristine backwoods of the Pacific Northwest, and nothing will stand in his way -- including Logan! Featuring part of Logan's life we've never seen before…


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.25


UPC: 5960605458-01511

WOLVERINE/PUNISHER #3 (of 5)
Written by Peter Milligan


Penciled by Lee Weeks


Cover by Chris Brunner


In the bowels of the South American jungle, the Punisher and Wolverine must fight for their lives against a town full of nasties with just the firepower to bring them down.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605520-00311

DAREDEVIL #60
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by Alex Maleev


"THE KING OF HELL'S KITCHEN" pt. 5 (of 5)


Daredevil returns, ready to rid the city of Yakuza crime lords once and for all. And this time, he's brought some backup.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604706-06011

DAREDEVIL: FATHER #2 (of 5)
Written, Pencils & Cardstock Cover by JOE QUESADA


Daredevil has his work cut out for him: New York's crippling heat wave shows no signs of release -- and


neither does a serial killer with a stranglehold on the city. Meanwhile, a new vigilante group enters the fray.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.50


UPC: 5960605542-00211

X-STATIX #23
Written by Peter Milligan


Pencils & Cover by MiKE Allred


Who's stronger? Well, friends, you're about to find out, as America's favorite mutants go toe-to-toe with Earth's Mightiest Heroes: the Avengers! In part three, Vivisector squares off against Hawkeye, while Venus puts the squeeze on Ant-Man!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605332-02311

CAPTAIN AMERICA #26
Written by Robert Morales


Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO


Cover by Dave Johnson


The "Bucky Issue" resurfaces, as Cap must answer for his World War II history with young Bucky Barnes fighting by his side.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605153-02611

INCREDIBLE HULK #72
Written by Bruce Jones


Pencils & Cover by Mike Deodato JR.


Round two of "BIG THINGS": "TRUST ME," as the Hulk squares off against the invincible Iron Man!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604745-07211

MARVEL HEROES

THE PULSE #3
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by MARK BAGLEY


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


"THIN AIR" pt. 3 (of 5)


Spider-Man joins forces with Jessica Jones, Ben Urich and Kat Farrell to bring the Green Goblin to justice!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605483-00311

SECRET WAR: BOOK TWO (of FIVE)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Painted Art & Cardstock Foil Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO


The heroes assemble! Superstars Brian Michael Bendis and Gabriele Dell'Otto continue the Super HeroTM event of the year!


48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99


UPC: 5960605484-00211

FANTASTIC FOUR #513
Written by Mark Waid


Pencils & Cover by Mike Wieringo


"SPIDER SENSE" pt. 2 (of 2)


It's a sad day to be the Human Torch, when your popularity has sunk so low even the web-slinger is more beloved by the people of New York City! Plus: Who is the woman from Reed Richards' past?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604456-51311

AVENGERS #82 & #83
Written by Chuck Austen


Penciled by Scott Kolins


Covers by Scott Kolins & Jimmy Cheung


"ONCE AN INVADER…" pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)


Beginning a storyline that will spin off into an all-new INVADERS series! Who is the mysterious figure that claims to be Captain America, and what mission is he recruiting the super-soldiers of past wars to accomplish? As the new Invaders hit the battlefield, Namor the Sub-Mariner marshals his forces against a crucial island nation! But whose side will the Avengers come down on?


32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR …$2.25 (each)


Issue #82 UPC: 5960604458-08211; #83: 5960604458-08311

AVENGERS/THUNDERBOLTS #4 (OF 6)
Written by Fabian Nicieza & KURT BUSIEK


Penciled by Tom Grummett


Cover by Barry Kitson


Secrets revealed! Schemes undone! Loyalties betrayed! And the way one character deals with the emotional maelstrom could very well lead to the destruction of both teams!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605509-00411

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON #3
Written by Christopher Priest


Pencils & Cover by Bart Sears


"TWO AMERICAS" pt. 3 (of 4)


Ordered to find and capture the Falcon, Captain America follows in his closest friend's footsteps as he seeks to uncover the true reason why the authorities want the Falcon in custody. Did the Falcon violate National Security? Or is there more to these charges than meet the eye?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605511-00311

SHE-HULK #3
Written by Dan Slott


Penciled by Juan Bobillo


Cover by Adi Granov


"DEAD CERTAIN"


Can a ghost testify at his own murder trial? It's another bizarre case of Superhuman Law for the lawyers at She-Hulk's new firm. Special guest-appearance by the recently-back-from-the-dead, ever-lovin', blue-eyed Thing!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605527-00311

THOR #78 & #79
Written by Dan Jurgens


Pencils & Covers by Scott Eaton


Will the devastating attack of Desak, Destroyer of Gods, on the empire Thor has built unite the Odinson and his son, Magni? Who will wield the unstoppable hammer, Mjolnir?


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


Issue #78 UPC: 5960603506-07811; #79 UPC: 5960603506-07911

THOR: SON OF ASGARD #4 (of 6)
Written by Akira Yoshida


Penciled by Greg Tocchini


Cover by Adi Granov


"THE WARRIORS TEEN" pt. 4 (of 6)


As Thor, Sif and Balder continue their quest, emotions run high between the troubled teens, and the cracks in their friendship continue to widen. Now, they must make their way across the desert plains of Jennia, in search of one of the land's magic jewels, but little do they know what terrors await them beneath the shifting sands...


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605485-00411

SILVER SURFER #9
Written by DAN CHARITON & Stacy Weiss


Penciled by Lan Medina


Cover by PAOLO RIVERA


"REVELATION" pt. 3


The Silver Surfer begins to doubt his own mission, just as Gabe Acheron finally accepts the harsh necessity of the Surfer's plans for Earth. Meanwhile, a trusted friend betrays Denise, with Ellie's life at stake.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605439-00911

THANOS #10
Written by Keith Giffen


Penciled by Ron Lim


Cover by Keith Giffen


It's Thanos vs. the Maker (a.k.a. Cosmos, a.k.a. the Beyonder, a.k.a. Skippy the Wonder Weasel) in a no-holds-barred, cosmic brawl that answers the oft-asked question: Quisp or Quake?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605488-01011

CAPTAIN MARVEL #23
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI


Cover by CHRIS CROSS


"ODYSSEY" pt. 5 (of 6)


The Earth is destroyed! Humanity is gone! There is only one question: How will we be remembered? You may not like the answer. Guest-starring the Magus, Moondragon and Doctor Doom!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605396-02311

IRON MAN #81 & #82, #83
Written by John Jackson Miller


Penciled by Philip Tan & JORGE LUCAS


Covers by Adi Granov


Issue #81 & #82: "THE DEEP END" pts. 3 & 4 (of 4); #83: STAND-ALONE STORY


The lady's name is Vitriol! She's a bombshell -- literally! Her touch is acid, and her temper is worse! Only Iron Man can stop her from killing millions, but he's got no defense against her. As Vitriol's threats escalate to their terrifying potential, a face from Iron Man's past arrives on the scene. Not to help -- but to rip Tony Stark's head off! And in #83: the Titanium Man!


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


Issue #81 UPC: 5960604457-08111; #82: 5960604457-08211; #83: 5960604457-08311

HAWKEYE #8
Written by Fabian Nicieza


Penciled by JOE BENNETT


Cover by Salvador Larroca


"A LITTLE MURDER" pt. 2 (of 2)


For the Avenging Archer, "A Little Murder" means a LOT of trouble! How do you say "WMD" in Russian? Clint better learn fast, because while he's hunting down a long-lost secret of the Afghani/Russian war, a KGB assassin with a rocket in his pocket is hunting him down. An old acquaintance is neck-deep in the mess, as well...but will she turn out to be friend or foe?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605489-00811

IRON FIST #3
Written by Jim Mullaney


Pencils & Cover by Kevin Lau


"BREATHLESS" pt. 3


With Iron Fist gone, it's Danny Rand who finds himself thrust to the front lines in a centuries-old conflict. His hope of a peaceful life shattered, his home attacked by an unstoppable enemy, Danny is forced to desert his mountain retreat -- but the shadows of night give chase. On the run now, protecting Mary Blue Cloud, the Lakota Indian girl who tried to warn him of the coming storm, Danny must stay one step ahead of the grim specter of death -- and an unknown foe whose forces are massing.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605528-00311

SUPREME POWER #10
Written by J. Michael Straczynski


Pencils & Cover by Gary Frank


"LADIES' NIGHT"


Introducing Power Princess! Who is this mysterious woman? And what does her appearance mean for Hyperion?


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99


UPC: 5960605457-01011

PUNISHER #6
Written by Garth Ennis


Penciled by Lewis Larosa


Cover by Tim Bradstreet


Everyone gets just what they deserve in the bloody climax to the 6-part "IN THE BEGINNING."


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99


UPC: 5960605497-00611

Welcome to the Marvel Age...


... a new imprint of "ALL AGES" titles created especially for new and young readers featuring some of the best Marvel stories of the last few years, as well as new, contemporary versions of some of the greatest stories from Marvel mythology.

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #3
Plot by STAN LEE & STEVE DITKO


Written by Daniel Quantz


Penciled by Jonboy Meyers


Cover by MARK BROOKS


Can't be harmed, can't be punched, how can he be caught?! The Sandman oozes through the web of Spider-Man! MARVEL AGE kicks into overdrive as Spidey is unmasked by his most dangerous foe yet!


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-00311

MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN #4
Plot by STAN LEE & STEVE DITKO


Written by Daniel Quantz


Pencils & Cover by MARK BROOKS


How do Spider-Man and Flash Thompson figure into Doctor Doom's plot for world domination and revenge against Reed Richards? It's a tale of mistaken identity, ill-advised pranks and more Doombots than you can shake a stick at as the MARVEL AGE rolls on! Plus: the Fantastic Four!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-00411

MARVEL AGE FANTASTIC FOUR #2
Plot by STAN LEE & JACK KIRBY


Written by Sean McKeever


Covers & Pencils by Makoto Nakatsuka


The Fantastic Four have gone mad, leaving nothing but destruction and mayhem in their wake; the only ones who can stop them are...the Fantastic Four? Discover the devious plan of the Skrulls from outer space in this modern retelling of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's classic!


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605541-00211

RUNAWAYS #15
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Penciled by Adrian Alphona


Cover by JO CHEN


"THE GOOD DIE YOUNG" pt. 3


The Runaways' biggest adventure continues! Our young heroes are finally ready to take on their evil parents, and the future of the Marvel Universe hangs in the balance!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605452-01511

SPIDER-GIRL #73 & #74
Written by Tom DeFalco


Pencils & Covers by Ron Frenz & PAT OLLIFFE


Spider-Girl's hunt for the new Doctor Octopus is sidetracked by Claw, the Cat, a high-tech villain who's faster, stronger, and more agile than our girl! Plus: an unexpected cliffhanger!


32 PGS. (each)/ALL AGES ...$2.99 (each)


Issue #73 UPC: 5960603503-07311; #74: 5960603503-07411

MARVEL AGE - DIGESTS
... a new imprint of "ALL AGES" titles created especially for new and young readers featuring some of the best Marvel stories of the last few years, as well as new, contemporary versions of some of the greatest stories from Marvel mythology.

MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS -
OUT OF REACH DIGEST


Written by COLIN MITCHELL


Pencils by KERON GRANT & DEREC AUCOIN


Cover by KERON GRANT


Whiz kid Brigham Fontaine was once Peter Parker's brightest student. But his new mentor -- Doctor Octopus -- is teaching him a lesson in crime. Can Spider-Man outsmart this brainy duo and get Brigham back on the side of the good guys? Collects SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS: OUT OF REACH #1-5.


120 PGS./5"x8"/ALL AGES…$7.99


UPC: 5960611360-00111

MARVEL AGE:


SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 DIGEST


128 PGS./5"x8"/ALL AGES…$7.99


UPC: 5960611439-00111


MARVEL AGE:


RUNAWAYS VOL. 1 - PRIDE & JOY DIGEST


144 PGS./5"x8"/ MARVEL AGE (12+)…$7.99


UPC: 5960611379-00111


MARVEL AGE:


SENTINEL VOL. 1 - SALVAGE DIGEST


136 PGS./5"x8"/MARVEL AGE (12+)…$7.99


UPC: 5960611380-00111


MARVEL AGE:


SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 1 - LEGACY DIGEST


144 PGS./5"x8"/ALL AGES…$7.99


UPC: 5960611441-00111

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS - HARDCOVER

HULK: GRAY HC
Written by JEPH LOEB


Cover & pencils by TIM SALE


The creators behind the best-selling "Marvel Spectrum" stories - DAREDEVIL: YELLOW and SPIDER-MAN: BLUE - examine in new detail the earliest days of the INCREDIBLE HULK. As Dr. Bruce Banner makes his first transformations into his brutish alter ego, relationships that will influence his life and the life of the Hulk are forged…and destroyed.


160 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$21.99


UPC: 5960611314-00111


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DAREDEVIL: YELLOW…$29.95 (UPC: 5960610840)


SPIDER-MAN: BLUE…$21.99 (UPC: 5960611062)

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS - TRADE PAPERBACKS

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 8: CATS & KINGS TPB
Written by Brian MICHAEL Bendis


Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley


Sam Bullit is running for Mayor of New York City on an anti-Spider-Man campaign, and Daily Bugle Editor-in-Chief J. Jonah Jameson is backing him 100%. But who's pulling Bullit's strings? None other than the Kingpin of Crime. Plus: Spider-Man meets the sexy and elusive cat burglar called the Black Cat, who claws herself into the young web-slinger's life and purrs her way into Peter Parker's. When the Cat gets her paws on a stolen tablet that the Kingpin desperately wants, the crime lord hires the deadly Elektra to retrieve the artifact for him. Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #47-53.


184 PGS./ALL AGES …$17.99


UPC: 5960611250-00111


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ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1…$29.99 (UPC: 5960610898)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611061)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611156)

VENOM VOL. 1: SHIVER TPB
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by FRANCISCO HERRERA


Cover by SAM KIETH


Venom's back! This time, the alien symbiote has popped up near the Arctic Circle, leaving a trail of dead bodies in his wake. Now able to change human hosts in the blink of an eye, he's on the run from mysterious clandestine forces -- each with their own agenda for the deadly, elusive alien. Collects VENOM #1-5.


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$13.99


UPC: 5960611252-00111

NEW X-MEN VOL. 7: HERE COMES TOMORROW TPB
Written by GRANT MORRISON


Pencils & Cover by MARC SILVESTRI


Featuring the return of legendary X-Men artist Marc Silvestri. In a tale inspired by the classic "Days of Future Past," meet the X-Men from 150 years in our future. While some faces may seem familiar, readers will have the chance to discover all-new X-Men heroes and villains for the very first time. What incredible force threatens to destroy the mutants of the future -- and how will it affect the X-Men of today?


Collects NEW X-MEN #151-154.


112 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$10.99


UPC: 5960611345-00111


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NEW X-MEN VOL. 1: E IS FOR EXTINCTION...$12.95 (UPC: 5960610811)


NEW X-MEN VOL. 2: IMPERIAL...$19.99 (UPC: 5960610887)


NEW X-MEN VOL. 3: NEW WORLDS...$14.99 (UPC: 5960610976)


NEW X-MEN VOL. 4: RIOT AT XAVIER'S...$11.99 (UPC: 5960611067)


NEW X-MEN VOL. 5: ASSAULT ON WEAPON PLUS...$14.99 (UPC: 5960611119)


NEW X-MEN VOL. 6: PLANET X...$12.99 (UPC: 5960611201)

UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 5: SHE LIES WITH ANGELS TPB
Written by Chuck Austen


Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


In this special tribute to William Shakespeare's most beloved work, Romeo & Juliet, popular X-Men artist Salvador Larroca illustrates a poignant but riveting tale about a young human and a young mutant falling in love, and what terrible consequences it will have not only for them, but for their family and friends.


Collects UNCANNY X-MEN #437-441.


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$11.99


UPC: 5960611196-00111


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UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 1: HOPE…$12.99 (UPC: 5960611060)


UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 2: DOMINANT SPECIES…$11.99 (UPC: 5960611132)


UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 3: HOLY WAR…$17.99 (UPC: 5960611133)


UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 4: THE DRACO…$15.99 (UPC: 5960611134)

ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 5 TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH,


MICHAEL GOLDEN, BRET BLEVINS & STEVE LEIALOHA


Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.


The X-Men face off with some of their greatest foes in the latest edition from Marvel's popular ESSENTIAL line. In this volume, the X-Men go up against the Juggernaut, Doctor Doom and the Hellfire Club's newest recruits, the Hellions -- and team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man and Power Pack. Featuring the first appearances of Forge and Nimrod, and a chapter from the legendary SECRET WARS II crossover! Plus: Parts I & II of Claremont and Windsor-Smith's unforgettable epic, "Lifedeath."


Collects UNCANNY X-MEN #180-198 and X-MEN ANNUAL #7-8.


576 PGS./B&W/MARVEL PSR…$16.99


UPC: 5960611366-00111


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ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 1…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610256)


ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 2…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610298)


ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 3…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610661)


ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 4…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610775)

X-MEN: OLD SOLDIERS TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS


Celebrating Chris Claremont and Alan Davis' return to UNCANNY X-MEN, Marvel collects their earliest collaborations on Marvel's merry mutants! In these classic stories -- some reprinted here for the first time -- the New Mutants take on Mojo and Spiral, then must contend with the alien antics of the Impossible Man; the X-Men face an enemy who can grant them their most secret desires; and Wolverine battles Sabretooth amid the infamous "Mutant Massacre"! Collects NEW MUTANTS ANNUAL #2 and #3, UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #11, and UNCANNY X-MEN #213 and #215.


200 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$19.99


UPC: 5960611463-00111


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


X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 2: DARK PHOENIX SAGA…$19.95 (UPC: 5960611147)


X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 3: ARTHUR ADAMS…$24.99 (UPC: 5960611049)


X-MEN LEGENDS VOL. 4: HATED & FEARED…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611350)

FANTASTIC FOUR VISIONARIES: JOHN BYRNE VOL. 2 TPB
Written, Pencils & Cover by JOHN BYRNE


Not since the days of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the trailblazers of the Marvel Universe, had someone so perfectly captured the intense mood, cosmic style and classic sense of adventure of Marvel's first family of super heroes. Writer/artist John Byrne launched the Fantastic Four into realms where few creators before had dared to go. Now, the collection of his classic run continues as the FF face off against two of their greatest foes: Galactus and Doctor Doom! Guest-starring the Black Panther, Thor, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, the Inhumans, the X-Men and more! Collects FANTASTIC FOUR #241-250.


256 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$24.99


UPC: 5960611464-00111


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FANTASTIC FOUR VISIONARIES: JOHN BYRNE VOL. 1…$19.95 (UPC: 5960610779)

THANOS VOL. 4: EPIPHANY TPB
Written by JIM STARLIN


Pencils & Cover by JIM STARLIN


The most powerful, enigmatic villain in the Marvel Universe takes center stage in a galaxy-spanning tale woven by his creator, Jim Starlin (MARVEL UNIVERSE: THE END). He's held ultimate power in his hands, only to see it all slip away time and again. His attempts at conquest and destruction have all been thwarted. So what inner demons drive the mad Titan known as Thanos towards his goals -- and what hidden desires now pull at his heart and mind? Collects THANOS #1-6.


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$14.99


UPC: 5960611355-00111


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THANOS VOL. 3: MARVEL UNIVERSE -- THE END…16.99 (UPC: 5960611116)

THOR VOL. 5: THE REIGNING TPB
Written by Dan Jurgens


Penciled by Scott Eaton


Cover by Ben Lai


The day of man is over. Now is the time of gods on Earth. A character from the present is thrust into the future to witness the brave new world Thor has built atop the ruins of human society. Is it a utopia, or a totalitarian state? This visitor from the past thinks he knows the answer, and his presence threatens to tear the Thunder God's new kingdom apart. Collects THOR #68-74.


168 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$17.99


UPC: 5960611247-00111


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THOR VOL. 3: GODS ON EARTH…$21.99 (UPC: 5960611126)


THOR VOL. 4: SPIRAL…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611127)


THOR LEGENDS VOL. 1: WALTER SIMONSON BOOK 1…$24.95 (UPC: 5960610758)


THOR LEGENDS VOL. 2: WALTER SIMONSON BOOK 2…$24.99 (UPC: 5960611046)


THOR LEGENDS VOL. 3: WALTER SIMONSON BOOK 3…$24.99 (UPC: 5960611047)

ALIAS VOL. 1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils by MICHAEL GAYDOS


NEW PRINTING!


Meet Jessica Jones, one-time costumed adventurer turned private investigator. After realizing her powers were unremarkable compared to those of the icons in the Marvel Universe, she gave up being a hero and eventually opened a detective agency. Now, having uncovered the potentially explosive secret of one hero's true identity,


Jessica's life immediately becomes expendable. But her wit, charm and intelligence just may help her survive through another day. Thrust into the midst of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels, has Jessica burned too many bridges to turn to old friends for help?


208 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611141)

ALIAS VOL. 2: COME HOME
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils by MICHAEL GAYDOS


NEW PRINTING!


The adventures of Jessica Jones continue as the costumed hero-turned-private investigator travels to upstate New York to probe the disappearance of a teenage girl rumored to be a mutant in a prejudiced small town.


128 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$13.99 (UPC: 5960611123)


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ALIAS VOL. 3: THE UNDERNEATH…$16.99 (UPC: 5960611165)


ALIAS VOL. 4: THE SECRET ORIGINS OF JESSICA JONES..$17.99 (UPC: 5960611167)


Final Order Cut-Off for ALIAS VOL. 4 March 4

 
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