EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Heroes Solicitations for March, 2012

Wed, December 14th, 2011 at 7:30am PST | Updated: December 14th, 2011 at 10:36am

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CBR News Team, Editor

In advance of releasing its full solicitation text and covers for titles shipping in March, 2012, Marvel has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at the publisher's Marvel Heroes titles, featuring new issues of "Fear Itself: The Fearless," "The Mighty Thor," "Fantastic Four," "Winter Soldier" and more.

Winter Soldier #3
Ed Brubaker (W) Butch Guice (A)
Cover By Lee Bermejo
• Winter Soldier Versus Doctor Doom. ‘Nuff Said!
• Brought To You By Eisner Award Winner Ed Brubaker And Superstar Artist Butch Guice!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Captain America #9
Ed Brubaker (W) • Alan Davis (A/C)
• Sharon Carter Takes Charge!
• Cap’s Mystery Deepens As Codename: Bravo Returns!
• And Machinesmith Is On The Loose!
32 Pgs./Rated T …$3.99
Journey Into Mystery #635
Kieron Gillen (W) Richard Elson (A/C)
Cover By Stephanie Hans
• Nightmare Has Forged His Ultimate Weapon...With The Help Of A Certain Diminutive Norse God. Oops.
• Will Daimon Hellstrom Let Loki Get Away With It?
• Fear Lords? You Want Fear Lords? We’ve Got Seven Of Them. Get Your Fear Lords Here.
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Thor: The Deviants Saga #5 (Of 5)
Rob Rodi (W) Stephen Segovia (A/C)
• The Unbinding Stone...Unbound!
• Thor Vs. The Collapse Of Space And Time!
• The Hidden Quest Of The Eternals Revealed!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$3.99
The Mighty Thor #12
Matt Fraction (W) • Pasqual Ferry (A)
Cover By Gabriele Dell’otto
• Thor Vs Tanarus!
• Asgardia Vs. The Troll Insurrection!
• The All-Mother Vs. The Norn Queen!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$3.99
Hulk #49
Jeff Parker (W) • Elena Casagrande (A)
Cover By John Romita Jr.
• Red Hulk Versus The Eternals!
• Guest Appearance From Hercules!
• Has Red Hulk Set In Motion The End Of The World???
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Incredible Hulk #6
Jason Aaron (W) • Whilce Portacio (A)
Cover By Leinil Yu
• What Dark Price Did Hulk Pay To Separate Himself From Banner, And How Far Will He Go To Keep It That Way?
• Hulk Versus Banner’s Newest, Maddest Creations… The Banner Men!
• The Biggest, Nastiest Hulk Vs. Banner Fight In Marvel History!
32 Pgs./Parental Advisory…$3.99
FF #16
Jonathan Hickman (W) Juan Bobillo (A)
Cover By Mike Choi
• Epilogue.
• The Fallout Of The Forever And Doom Storylines.
• A New Direction For The Future Foundation And Marvel’s First Family.
32 Pgs./Rated T …$2.99
Fantastic Four #604
Jonathan Hickman (W) Steve Epting (A)
Cover By Mike Choi
• Forever Part 5: Four-Ever
• Extra Sized Issue!
• The Epic Conclusion Of Our Three Year Story.
40 Pgs./Rated T …$3.99
Daredevil #10
Mark Waid (W) • Paolo Rivera (A/C)
• Daredevil Vs. Mole Man!
• The Cracks In Matt Murdock’s Façade Begin To Show!
• It’s Not Too Late To Start Reading The Book Everyone Is Talking About!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Captain America & Bucky #628
James Asmus & Ed Brubaker (W) Francesco Francavilla (A/C)
• Captain America…Replaced?!
• The Original Human Torch Out Of Control With Fred Davis Caught In The Blazing Inferno.  
• Francesco Francavilla Will Melt Your Face Off With The Awesomeness Of Comics!
32 Pgs./Rated T …$2.99
The Punisher #9
Greg Rucka (W) Marco Checchetto (A)
Cover By Bryan Hitch
• Two Punishers For The Price Of One! But They Ain’t Partners.
• The Exchange Tries To Solve Their Punisher Problem, Permanently, With The Aid Of Some Unique Technology.
• It Gets Loud.
32 Pgs./Parental Advisory …$2.99
Invincible Iron Man #514
Matt Fraction (W) • Salvador Larroca (A/C)
• Tony Stark Is Called Out For His Actions During Fear Itself!
• The Mandarin On American Soil!
• Has Bethany Cabe Found The Mole Or Has The Mole Found Bethany Cabe?
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$3.99
Moon Knight #11
Brian Michael Bendis (W) • Alex Maleev (A/C)
• Moon Knight Has Fallen Into The Abyss Of His Multiple Personalities!
• What Force On Earth Can Bring Him Back From The Brink? Enter: The Avengers!
• The Legendary Team Of Bendis And Maleev Bring You This Pinnacle Moment In The Life Of Marc Spector!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$3.99
Battle Scars #5 (Of 6)
Christopher Yost With Matt Fraction & Cullen Bunn (W) Scot Eaton (A)
Cover By Carlo Pagulayan
• Marcus Johnson’s Life Changes Forever As He Discovers The Truth About Himself – And Orion Stands Revealed!
• What Does Nick Fury Have To Do With The Conspiracy At The Heart Of The Marvel Universe?
• As The Penultimate Chapter Of The Story That Will Rock The Marvel U Unfolds, No One Comes Out Unscathed!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Thunderbolts #171
Jeff Parker (W) Kev Walker (A/C)
• As The ‘Bolts Continue Their Escape Through Time, Songbird Escapes For An Island Vacation.
• But In Tahiti, A Mad Scientist Sets His Sights On Melissa Gold – But He Ain’t The Only One Mad About It!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
Defenders #4
Matt Fraction (W) • Michael Lark (A/C)
Cover By Terry Dodson
I Am A Defender Variant Also Available
• Who Is The Great Lost Love Of Dr. Strange’s Life?
• Why Does A Young-Gun Magician Have Strange In His Sights?
• What Is The Concordance Engine?
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$3.99
Fear Itself: The Fearless #10 & #11 (Of 12)
Cullen Bunn With Matt Fraction & Christopher Yost (W) Mark Bagley & Paul Pelletier (A
)Covers By Arthur Adams
• Valkyrie Stands Alone Against The Terrifying Power Of The D.O.A. While Sin Brings Her Earth-Shattering Plans To Completion!
• This Deadly Plot Brings In A Host Of Marvel’s Mightiest Heroes, As A Universe Fights For Survival!
• Valkyrie Faces A Shocking Fate As The Final Sleeper Awakens On The Road To The Pulse-Pounding

Climax Of The Fearless, Don’t Miss It!
32 Pgs.(Each)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (Each) *Issue #8 Cover Shown. *Not Final Cover.

Ghost Rider #9
Rob Williams (W) Lee Garbett (A)
Cover By Blankas (Kyung-Jin Lee)
• Final Giant-Sized Issue!
• The Ghost Rider Declares War On Hell To Save The Souls Of Those She Has Damned, No Matter The Consequences!
• Will Jonny Blaze Take On The Curse Of The Ghost Rider And Save Alejandra? Can She Even Be Saved?
40 Pgs./Parental Advisory …$2.99
Villains For Hire #4 (Of 4)
Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (W) Renato Arlem (A)
Cover By Rodolfo Migliari
• Who Will Win The Clash Of The Criminal Masterminds In This Shocking Series Finale?
• Featuring Cult Faves Like Tiger Shark, Avalanche, Shocker And Scourge!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99
The Twelve #11 (Of 12)
J. Michael Straczynski (W) • Chris Weston (A)
Cover By Paolo Rivera
• The Showdown With The Killer Who’s Been Targeting The Twelve!
• Madness! Mayhem! And Did We Mention The Madness?!
32 Pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99

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