Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping September, 2004

Wed, June 16th, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

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

MARVEL KNIGHTS 5th ANNIVERSARY

STRANGE #1
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & SARA (Samm) Barnes


Penciled by Brandon Peterson


Cardstock Cover by Brandon Peterson


The master of the mystic arts is back - as only J. Michael Straczynski and superstar artist Brandon Peterson could envision him! Brash young surgeon Dr. Stephen Strange is on a collision course with destiny - a journey that will force him to search the deepest corners of his own heart…and the outer reaches of the cosmos!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$ 3.50


UPC: 5960605606-00111

BLACK WIDOW #1 (of 6)
Written by Richard K. Morgan


Penciled by Bill Sienkiewicz


Cover by Greg Land


PART 1 (of 6)


Acclaimed science fiction novelist Richard K. Morgan (Altered Carbon and Broken Angels) and legend Bill Sienkiewicz (Elektra: Assassin, Stray Toasters) bring you old ghosts and new revelations about the original Black Widow -- Natasha Romanova -- in this hardboiled noir tale. The deadliest agent in the Marvel Universe has finally gotten out of the spy game, and she's not asking for much, just a life of her own. When a sudden assassination attempt provides a harsh reality check, the former Soviet agent tracks a string of international killings that will lead her back to a Russia she can barely recognize.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605550-00111

HULK & THING: HARD KNOCKS #1 (OF 4)
Written by Bruce Jones


Cardstock Cover & Pencils by Jae Lee


"HARD KNOCKS" PART 1 (of 4)


Bruce Jones and superstar artist Jae Lee bring you the ultimate Hulk/Thing battle!


Think you know everything about the unique relationship between Marvel's two most powerful sluggers? Guess again.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$ 3.50


UPC: 5960605605-00111

DAREDEVIL #64
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Pencils & Cover by Alex Maleev


"The Widow," Part 4 (of 4)


The blistering climax to the sexy 4-part Black Widow storyline (just in time for a certain blistering redhead to debut in her own title, elsewhere in Marvel Previews). Who is behind the assassination attempts against the Widow? It's a voice from the past you gotta see to believe! And what kind of future do Natasha and Matt have together?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604706-06411

DAREDEVIL #65 - THE DAREDEVIL ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Penciled by Alex Maleev & Friends


Cover by Greg land


Daredevil headlines this special, oversized issue celebrating both the 40th anniversary of the character AND the 5th anniversary of the groundbreaking Marvel Knights imprint! The Eisner-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev invite some of the greatest comic artists who have never before drawn Daredevil to answer the question: How has the public revelation of Daredevil's secret identity affected the rest of the Marvel Universe? This once-in-a-lifetime gathering of super heroes and superstar talent includes Spider-Man, Captain America, The Punisher, Doctor Strange, Nick Fury, Elektra, and many more. Artists include Maleev and a band of stars including Chris Bachalo, Michael Golden, Greg Horn, Jae Lee, Mike Mayhew, Frank Quitely, and P. Craig Russell (at least)!


48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99


UPC: 5960604706-06511

OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE DAREDEVIL/ELEKTRA 2004
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, RONALD BYRD & MICHAEL HOSKIN


Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA & RICHARD ISANOVE


Whatever happened to Turk? Just how many times HAS Elektra died and come back to life? And who the heck is Mike Murdock?! Find out here as the Mighty Marvel Handbook rolls on! Featuring in-depth profiles on more than 30 of Daredevil's friends and foes -- and an all-new cover by superstar artist Salvador Larroca, digitally painted by Richard Isanove -- OHOTMUDD04 is a must-have for any true Marvel Knights fan!


48 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$3.99


UPC: 5960605612-00111

ELEKTRA: THE HAND #1 & 2 (OF 5)
Written by Akira Yoshida


Penciled by CHRISTIAN GOSSETT


Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz


The Hand - few names have ever instilled such terror in the very soul of the Marvel Universe! Elektra witnesses a mystic ceremony that leads her to the never-before-revealed origin of The Hand, the world's most deadly assassins! In feudal Japan, a single murder fuels one young samurai's struggle for dominance - a struggle that will lead to the inception of this immortal ninja clan. And when a foreign merchant sends his beautiful daughter to learn the ways of the warrior, a cycle is set in motion that will change the Marvel Universe... forever.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99


Issue #1 UPC: 5960605619-00111; Issue #2 UPC: 5960605619-00112

BULLSEYE: GREATEST HITS #1 (OF 5)
Written by Daniel Way


Penciled by STEVE DILLON


Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.


The untold origin of Daredevil's ultimate nemesis is revealed at last! And who thought being bad could be so much fun? Featuring timely cameos by Daredevil, Elektra, the Kingpin and the Punisher!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605567-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #10
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


Penciled by Jim Muniz


Cover by Steve McNiven


"THE STUFF OF DREAMS" 1 (OF 3)


Something very, very strange is happening to New York's First Family of Super Heroes. Their deepest fears and doubts are spreading from their dreams - their unconscious minds-to the waking world. What's real and what's not? The FF's old villain Psycho-Man may hold the key, but he's… dying?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605524-01011

WHAT IS MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099?
MARVEL KNIGHTS - founded in 1999 - has been a symbol of cutting-edge quality not just for Marvel, but for the entire industry. Now, on the fifth anniversary of this imprint, Marvel is shooting 100 years from the start date for a special event - MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099. These five one-shots are set in a familiar time for longtime Marvel fans, but will turn the future upside down, just as KNIGHTS did for classic characters over the past five years.

MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099: DAREDEVIL #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by STEVE EPTING


Cover by Pat Lee


Samuel Fisk carries on his shoulders the burden of a legacy that has lasted over 100 years. He struggles to balance his life with the duty he has accepted in order to continue the works of those that have come before him. Samuel Fisk is Daredevil!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605629-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099: BLACK PANTHER #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by KYLE HOTZ


Cover by Pat Lee


T'Challa is gone, but Wakanda stands strong. The vibranium mines are still active and it remains one of the richest countries in the world. T'Challa left no heir, and since his passing a succession of Wakandans have attempted to claim the throne. Doctor Doom of Latveria has turned his sights on Wakanda; an invasion is imminent. But where is the Black Panther?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605631-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099: INHUMANS #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by CLIFF RATHBURN


Cover by Pat Lee


After the mutant registration act being reinstated spurred a battle between mutants, super heroes, and the government, it was clear to the Inhumans that anything more than human... was not welcome on Earth. So they left for a life amongst the stars, but after an over-fifty-year journey they have arrived at their destination... but where could they be?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605633-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099: PUNISHER #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by POP MHAN


Cover by Pat Lee


Cassondra Castle is old, her time is coming to an end, but there are still plenty who need punishment. Her son Franklin has never known her terrible secret... he never knew where she spent her evenings... but someone has to pick up the torch... someone has to continue the legacy. Franklin's life is about to change drastically.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605632-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS 2099: MUTANT #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by KHARY RANDOLPH


Cover by Pat Lee


Registered mutant 2099, Chad Channing, is a mild-mannered high school student at Baxter High. He takes his mutant gene suppression pills every morning and his parents couldn't be more proud of him. With the mutant threat neutralized the world is a safer place, crime is down, a Sentinel is on every corner, and life is pretty much perfect. But all that changes when Chad finds a secret basement located under the Baxter Building that houses the living brain of rebel leader Reed Richards.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605634-00111

MADROX #1 (of 5)
Written by Peter David


Penciled by Pablo Raimondi


Cover by David Lloyd


Jamie Madrox, stabbed, staggering off a bus. Jamie Madrox, setting up a detective agency in the heart of Mutant Town. Jamie Madrox, a peaceful Shaolin priest. Which is the real Jamie Madrox? In this noir-esque thriller of a limited series, it's possible that even Madrox doesn't know anymore. Peter David, acclaimed for his run on X-Factor, reunites several of that title's most popular and whimsical characters--Jamie Madrox, Wolfsbane, and the aptly named Strong Guy -- and sends them on an adventure of light and darkness. Featuring the incredibly moody pencils of Pablo Raimondi.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605555-00111

MAN-THING #3 (of 3)
Written by Hans Rodionoff


Cover & Pencils by Kyle Hotz


The Man-Thing movie prequel concludes with a horrific showdown with Man-Thing as you've never seen it before! Check out an incarnation of Man-Thing too wild to make it into the film! The wrath of nature explodes in Bywater, Louisiana...will the mysterious newcomer make it out alive? Featuring all-new, original content and set in the world of the film, penned by the team of macabre master Kyle Hotz & Man-Thing screenwriter Hans Rodionoff.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605549-00311

NYX #6
Written by Joe Quesada


Penciled by Robert Teranishi


Cover by Joshua Middleton


What if you could become anyone in the world for a day? What would you do? Who would you be? Captain America fighting alongside the Avengers? Bono during a concert in Wembley Stadium? Meet a young mutant who doesn't have to wonder. His powers let him be anyone he wants, and he isn't shy about using them.


RESOLICITED - ALL PREVIOUS ORDERS ARE CANCELLED.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605456-00611

WOLVERINE #19
Written by Greg Rucka


Cover & Pencils by


Darick Robertson


"RETURN OF THE NATIVE" 7 (OF 7)


The finale to Greg Rucka's acclaimed run on Wolverine, featuring a guest appearance by Nightcrawler!!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.25


UPC: 5960605458-01911

LOKI #4 (of 4)
Written by Robert Rodi


Fully Painted Art &


Cardstock Cover by Esad Ribic


The conclusion to the epic adventure that dares you to see Asgardian legend through the eyes of Loki! You knew it was coming. Thor's free and he's ready to bring pain to his ne'er-do-well scheming brother. Or does Loki have a few more tricks up his sleeve?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$ 3.50


UPC: 5960605317-00411

THE PULSE #5
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Cover & Pencils by Mark Bagley


"THIN AIR" Part 5 (of 5)


The downfall of Norman Osborn - the shocking conclusion to the story that rocked the Spidey-verse! Straight from the pages of Marvel Knights Spider-Man! See how it happened! Luke Cage vs. the Green Goblin! Right here!


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605483-00511

MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #6
Written by Mark Millar


Cover & Pencils by Terry Dodson


"VENOMOUS" 2 (OF 4)


As Spider-Man continues to search for Aunt May, he pays a visit to a certain academy in Westchester and enlists the help of the world's most famous team of mutants!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605521-00611


See the Marvel Knights Spider-Man Vol. 1 TPB in the Trade Paperback Section!

DISTRICT X #5
Written by David Hine


Penciled by David Yardin


Cover by Steve McNiven


"MR. M" Part 5 (of 6)


Tragedy strikes Bishop and Ismael as the hunt for Mr. M continues!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605530-00511

CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF MARVEL COMICS!

Marvel 65th Anniversary Special
Marvel 65th Anniversary Special featuring the first historic battle between the Sub-Mariner and the Human Torch! Never before collected, this special edition features the first-ever crossover from the Golden Age of comics with stories from Marvel Mystery Comics #8 and #9. If this deluxe reprint is not enough of a Marvel birthday bash for you, the excitement continues in the Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics Vol. 1 HC, also on sale this month.


48 PGS. /CARDSTOCK COVER/ ALL AGES . . . $4.99


upc: 59606-05636-00111

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE MARVEL COMICS VOL. 1 HC
In celebration of 65 years in comic book publishing the House of Ideas is proud to present the first four issues of the comic series that launched Marvel Comics. This monumental hardcover volume re-masters and restores these first four historic issues and collects them for the first time. Return to the Golden Age of comics with the original tales of Sub-Mariner, the Human Torch, the Angel, and Ka-Zar.


264 PGS. / ALL AGES . . . $49.99


upc: 59606-11609-00111


MARVEL MASTERWORKS:


GOLDEN AGE MARVEL COMICS VOL. 1 - VARIANT EDITION


$54.99 (UPC: 59606-11610-00111)


RETAILERS PLEASE NOTE: Final Order Cut-Off 8/26 (On-Sale 9/29)

Ultimate Marvel

ULTIMATE NIGHTMARE #2 (of 5)
Written by Warren Ellis


Cover & Pencils by Trevor Hairsine


"NIGHTMARE" PART 2 (of 5)


In Tunguska, Russia, teams led by Charles Xavier and Nick Fury appear in an area rife with mutations and - far, far more. Neither team is aware of the other's existence, but something very bizarre is aware of both of them.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605552-00211

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #11
Written by Warren Ellis


Cover & Pencils by Stuart Immonen


"DOOM" Part 5 (of 6)


The fledgling Fantastic Four are coming for the man who has built a small monarchy in the middle of Europe - Victor Van Damme! But Van Damme believes he has the perfect weapon to counter the Four.


You must not miss the first ever clash between Ultimate Doom and Ultimate FF!


32 PGS./MARVEL ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605499-01111

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #65
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Cover & Pencils by Mark Bagley


It's the Breakfast Club redux as Peter, Mary Jane, Liz, Flash and Kong are busted and given detention. Nothing good can come of this! Meanwhile, Peter struggles with the events of Ultimate Carnage!


32 PGS./MARVEL ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605031-06511

ULTIMATE ELEKTRA #2 (of 5)
Written by Mike Carey


Cover & Pencils by Salvador Larroca


"DEVIL'S DUE" Part 2 (of 5)


A slam-bang second issue! Ultimate Kingpin enters the life of the young warrior, Elektra, and he's joined by a mystery killer who's right on target! What does that mean for Matt Murdock?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605562-00211

ULTIMATE X-MEN #51
Written by Brian k. Vaughan


Cover & Pencils by Andy Kubert


"CRY WOLF" Part 2 (of 4)


It's all about the Ragin' Cajun as the mysterious Gambit gives hints of where he's been, what he wants and why the X-Men will not be happy about it.


32 PGS./MARVEL ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605047-05111


See the Ultimate X-Men Vol. 8 TPB in the Trade Paperback Section!

X-MEN: RELOAD - ANOTHER CLIP

ASTONISHING X-MEN #5
Written by JOSS WHEDON


Cover & Pencils by John Cassaday


"GIFTED" 5 (OF 6)


As demand for the "mutant cure" reaches near-riot levels, the X-Men finally go head-to-head with Ord, with an unexpected ally -- and some unexpected adversaries -- tipping the scales.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605543-00511

UNCANNY X-MEN #448 & #449
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by Olivier Coipel


Cover by Greg Land


"GUESS WHO'S BACK IN TOWN?" Parts 1 & 2 (of 2)


After their battle with the Fury, the X-MEN look forward to a pleasant visit in England with their old friends Brian and Meggan Braddock - but naturally, fate has other plans! A surprise villain with an especially ugly history with WOLVERINE and a score to settle with SAGE is crashing the party…and she's not leaving without the life of an X-Man!


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


ISSUE 448 UPC: 5960602461-44811; ISSUE 449 UPC: 5960602461-44911

EXCALIBUR #5
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by Aaron Lopresti


Cover by Andy Park


"FOOD FIGHT" Part 1 (of 4)


Professor Xavier has now assembled his ragtag team of Magneto and Callisto, with youngsters Wicked, Freakshow and Shola under their tutelage. Already struggling to keep the peace in Genosha as well as between themselves, will the team have the strength to get to the bottom of simultaneous terrorist attacks on X-Corp offices around the world?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605540-00511

X-MEN #161 & #162
Written by Chuck Austen


Cover & Pencils by Salvador Larroca


"HEROES AND VILLIANS" Parts 1 & 2 (OF 4)


Brand-new story arc! The Brotherhood of Mutants is back with Nocturne from the Exiles, and a surprise shocker of a member!


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


ISSUE 161 UPC: 5960601772-16111; ISSUE 162 UPC: 5960601772-16211

JUBILEE #1
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by DereC Donovan


Cover by Casey Jones


Join Jubilee, everyone's favorite wisecracking mutant firecracker, in her new adventures on the left coast! Living in the X-Mansion was a trip, but now she's found where weirdos really come out - Los Angeles! But it won't be all fun and games as she contends with an overbearing aunt, a principal who wants her expelled and a mutant gang-leader who just may have the hots for her. Written by Eisner-nominated writer Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead) with art by Derec Donovan (Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Out of Reach), Jubilee is an all-ages, new-reader-friendly romp that will get you in touch with your mall mojo!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99


UPC: 5960605574-00111

NIGHTCRAWLER #1
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


Penciled by Darick Robertson


Cover by Greg Land


"THE DEVIL INSIDE" PART 1 (OF 6)


The X-Man known as NIGHTCRAWLER is a man with a foot in two worlds - one the daylight world of super heroes and super-villains, the other a netherworld of demons and angels, ghosts and monsters - human and otherwise. With the looks of a devil and the soul of a kind, ordinary man, Nightcrawler is used to being pulled in both directions, but now he might be asked to go where the other X-Men won't - into the shadows that have always called to him!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605515-00111

GAMBIT #1 & 2
Written by John Layman


Pencils by Georges Jeanty


Cover by GREG LAND


The Ragin' Cajun is back with a vengeance in his very own ongoing series! Ever wonder what GAMBIT gets up to when he's not out saving the world with the X-MEN? Welcome to the exciting but treacherous terrain of the New Orleans underworld, where Gambit's skills and mastery are unquestioned…but this time, his confidence might be his downfall! Join writer JOHN LAYMAN and artist GEORGES JEANTY this September for the breakneck adventures of the smoothest, most charming devil ever to wear the X!


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


UPC ISSUE 1: 5960605575-00111; UPC ISSUE 2: 5960605575-00211

STARJAMMERS #4
Written by Kevin J. Anderson


Penciled by JORGE LUCAS


Cover by TOMMY OHTSUKA


PART 4 (of 5)


Young Tolo Hawk sees his opportunity for revenge when trouble befalls his captors. But will he be willing to take advantage of this chance…especially once he finds out what their real motives are?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605503-00411

WEAPON X #28
Written by Frank Tieri


Penciled by Tom Mandrake


Cover by Andy Park


"MAN AND SUPERMAN" 3 (OF 3)


Sabretooth comes one step closer to discovering a sinister secret about his past...but will it be this step that drives him over the edge?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605372-02811

EXILES #52
Written by Tony Bedard


Penciled by James Calafiore


Cover by Mizuki Sakakibara


"LIVING PLANET" 1 (OF 2)


The Exiles must stop the Avengers and Doctor Doom before they destroy the Earth! And did someone say Ego, The Living Planet? You bet they did!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605108-05211

EMMA FROST #15
Written by Karl Bollers


Penciled by Carlo Pagulayan


Cover by GREG HORN


"BLOOM" Part 3 (of 6)


Emma's high school teacher - who you'll recall was fired for kissing her - is back in her life! This can only mean one thing: draamaaa!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605432-01511

ROGUE #3
Written by Rob Rodi


Penciled by Cliff Richards


Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI


"GOING ROGUE" Part 3 (of 6)


As the pieces of the mystery surrounding ROGUE's family begin to come together, Rogue finds she may have another problem - her attraction to the mysterious stranger who's been mixed up in this puzzle from the start! And with her relationship with fellow X-Man GAMBIT falling on hard times, might the temptation be too much?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605486-00311

MYSTIQUE #19
Written by Sean McKeever


Penciled by Manuel Garcia


Cover by Mike Mayhew


PART 1 (oF 1)


When an assassin's bullet aims for Mystique, the shape-shifting mutant and her enigmatic employer, Shepard, hunt down the source. This issue serves as a jumping-on point and a bridge between last month's "Unnatural" arc and next month's status-quo-shattering event!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605431-01911

X-MEN: THE END BOOK ONE: DREAMERS & DEMONS #3 (of 6)
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by Sean Chen


Cover by Greg Land


X-Men godfather Chris Claremont writes his take on the closing days of the X-Men, with art by fan-favorite Sean Chen (Wolverine, Elektra) and a cover by superstar Greg Land!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605537-00311

NEW X-MEN #5
Written by Christina Weir


Pencils by MICHAEL RYAN


Cover by ANDY PARK


"CHOOSING SIDES" 5 (OF 6)


The school is divided over the fate of young Kevin Ford, the mutant whose very touch can kill. Will the Xavier Institute allow him to be turned over to the authorities? And it only takes a testy situation like this to set fire to the feud between the New Mutants and the Hellions!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605544-00511

X-FORCE #2
Written by Fabian Nicieza


Cover & Pencils by Rob Liefeld


Cable completes the assembly of his team, adding a few more familiar faces to his ranks. But when he reaches out to one former X-Force member he thought he could trust, fireworks ensue. Plus, the return of a popular X-Men villainess, and the coming of Jon Spectre!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605517-00211

CABLE/DEADPOOL #7
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Cover & Pencils by


PATRICK ZIRCHER


"THE PASSION OF THE CABLE" PART 1


A floating city promises hope for humans and mutants alike! But if Cable plans to be Earth's Savior, will Deadpool accept the role of Judas? Marvel Universe guest-stars! Intrigue! Adventure! Big flying fists and loose-lips fun!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605490-00711

SPIDER-MAN

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #512
Written by J. Michael Straczynski


Cover & Pencils by Mike Deodato


"SINS PAST" 4 (OF 5)


The worst defeat that Peter Parker ever endured - a moment frozen in the minds of Spider-Man fans everywhere -- was supposed to be far in his past. But now, two villains - ripped, perhaps, directly from that very moment -- have emerged and they threaten to destroy everything that he holds dear.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604716-51211

AMAZING FANTASY #4
Written by Fiona Avery


Cover & Pencils by MARK BROOKS


PART 4 (of 6)


Being a freshman in high school is bad enough -- now Marvel's newest hero has to survive her first week of training at her new after-school "job" with a shadowy organization. It's out of the frying pan and into the fire -- but will she get burned by a jealous peer before she gets a chance to prove herself? Also, time for a makeover: A brand-new costume debuts for summer's hottest debut title!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605564-00411

VENOM VS. CARNAGE #3 (of 4)
Written by Peter Milligan


Cover & Art by Clayton Crain


It's round three of the three-way battle between Venom, Carnage, and a new and possibly even more deadly symbiote.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605578-00311

SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #5
Written by KIM "HOWARD" JOHNSON & MARTIN SWEENY


Penciled by Staz Johnson


Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ


First, the all-Johnson team of Kim "Howard" Johnson and Staz Johnson relate the story of a hostage crisis at the Daily Bugle. Then, Martin Sweeny tells of a security guard whose life is changed when a robbery goes awry, Spidey-style!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605506-00511

SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS: YEAR ONE #4 (of 5)
Written by Zeb Wells


Cover & Pencils by


Kaare Andrews


As poisonous radiation courses through his bloodstream, a vicious Doctor Octopus cracks the secret of Spider-Man and prepares for a battle that will forever define his relationship with the wall crawler.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605536-00411

MARVEL AGE

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #1
Inspired by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko


Written by Todd Dezago


Penciled by Michael O'Hare


Cover by Randy Green


Spider-Man makes a bid to join the Fantastic Four -- the hard way! The newest Marvel Age title has our friendly neighborhood webslinger and New York's favorite super-team doing their best to put aside their differences in order to defeat the evil master of disguise - the Chameleon!


32 PGS./MARVEL ALL AGES… $1.75


UPC: 5960605627-00111

MARVEL AGE HULK #1
Inspired by Stan Lee and JACK KIRBY


Written by MIKE RAICHT


Penciled by Alex Sanchez


Cover by Shane Davis


A certain green Goliath smashes his way into the Marvel Age, making it, indeed, more and more mighty! This title may in fact be the strongest one there is!! At least it is when Bruce Banner is angry. When Bruce loses control, he becomes a VERY different man -- the unstoppable creature men call the Hulk! Bear witness to never-before-told Hulk adventures in the thrilling Marvel Age manner!


32 PGS./MARVEL ALL AGES …$1.75


UPC: 59606 05628 00111

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #11
Plot by STAN LEE AND STEVE DITKO


Written by TODD DEZAGO


Pencils by Valentine De Landro


Cover by MICHAEL RYAN


"UNMASKED BY DOCTOR OCTOPUS!"


Desperate to clear his name and rid himself of the accursed SPIDER-MAN, DOCTOR OCTOPUS draws the wall-crawler out and DEFEATS him! But that's not all! Ock UNMASKS Spidey before the very eyes of J. JONAH JAMESON! Get ready for the ride of your lives, True Believers, 'cause you won't believe the twists and turns that go into this incredible Marvel Masterpiece!


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-01111

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #12
Plot by STAN LEE AND STEVE DITKO


Written by Mike Raicht


Penciled by Derec Aucoin


Cover by Michael Ryan


"THE MENACE OF MYSTERIO"


There's a new criminal in town and his name is... Spider-Man?! Is Spider-Man committing crimes in his sleep? Is he losing his mind? The only one who may know the truth is the man of mystery known only as Mysterio! Get out your paddles, True Believers, because Spider-Man may just be heading up the river!


32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-01211

SPIDER-GIRL #78
Written by Tom DeFalco


Penciled by Pat Olliffe


Cover by Ron Frenz


"THE PEOPLE PLAYED BY GAMES!"


Torn between her loyalties to Kaine and the Black Tarantula, Spider-Girl finally confronts Lady Octopus in a final battle.


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.99


UPC: 5960603503-07811

MARVEL AGE FANTASTIC FOUR #6
Plot by STAN LEE AND JACK KIRBY


Written by Marc Sumerak


Penciled by Udon's ERIC VEDDER


Cover by Makoto Nakatsuka


After his defeat at the hands of the Fantastic Four, Doctor Doom is out for revenge… and this time he's not alone! Can the Fantastic Four hope to defeat the combined might of Dr. Doom and the Sub-Mariner?


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605541-00611

MARY JANE #4
Written by Sean McKeever


Art and Cover by Takeshi Miyazawa


Liz Allen is sure Flash is cheating on her! If she can't trust her best friend Mary Jane to help her dig up the dirt, who can she trust?


32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605546-00411

MARVEL AGE RUNAWAYS VOL. 2: TEENAGE WASTELAND DIGEST
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA AND TAKESHI MIYAZAWA


Cover by JO CHEN


Still on the run from their super-villain parents, this motley crew of super-powered kids finds a kindred spirit in a daring young stranger and welcomes him into their fold. But will this dashing young man help the teenagers defeat their villainous parents...or tear them apart? One troubled member finds out, as she leaves the group's hideout with their new recruit, who reveals his startling secret, putting the entire team in jeopardy! Plus: Who do you send to catch a group of missing, runaway teenage super heroes? Marvel's original teen runaway crimefighters, Cloak and Dagger, making their first major appearance in years! Collects RUNAWAYS #7-12.


144 PGS./MARVEL AGE 12 AND UP …$7.99


UPC: 5960611415-00111

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED

AVENGERS #502
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Cover & Pencils by David Finch


"AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED" PART 3 (OF 4)


There's been a lot of buzz around this big Avengers event and this issue is what everyone is waiting for. Who will fall at the hands of the Avengers' greatest enemy? Guest-starring: every Avenger in the history of the Avengers!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604458-50211

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON #7
Written by Priest


Pencils & Cover by Joe Bennett


"AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED" PART 3 (OF 4)


Cap struggles to come to terms with his newfound feelings for the Scarlet Witch even as horrors from his past nearly consume him, and continues to defy Washington's demand that he surrender the so-called "Anti-Cap," the Naval Intelligence Super Sailor. Meanwhile, The Falcon's methods are becoming increasingly ruthless as he decides the best defense is a good offense, deciding to take the Rivas drug cartel head-on. Also, the secret of the DNA sample recovered from Cuba is revealed - unveiling a threat so deadly it may consume the entire planet.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605511-00711

CAPTAIN AMERICA #31
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by Scot Eaton


Cover by Dave Johnson


"AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED" PART 3 (OF 4)


Mr. Hyde, Hydra, The Red Skull, Batroc The Leaper... this story wouldn't be complete without an appearance by the Serpent Society, and here it is! Cap and Diamondback find themselves at the mercy of these treacherous snakes -- will they be able to escape? Will Diamondback even fight against her old teammates? What does all this have to do with those evil S.H.I.E.L.D. agents and a certain Red-Skulled villain that has been lurking in the background? Find out in September!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605131-03111

FANTASTIC FOUR #518
Written by Mark Waid


Pencils & Cover by MiKE Wieringo


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!


"FOURTITUDE" Part 2 (of 3)


With public opinion of the FF at an all-time low and with all of Manhattan endangered by a mysterious alien overlord, which member of the team will make a decision that will radically change the Fantastic Four for some time to come?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604456-51811

IRON MAN #88
Written by Mark Ricketts


Penciled by Tony Harris


Cover by Pat Lee


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!


Still reeling from recent traumas, Iron Man must face off against his evil doppelganger. Meanwhile, Pep and Hap return to Stark Enterprises to make preparations to defend the world against those who might abuse Tony's technology.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604457-08811

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #19
Written by Paul Jenkins


Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!


"CHANGES" PART 3 (of 4)


Betrayed by his body and suffering the painful effects of his slow transformation from man to arachnid, Spidey must once again confront the architect of his metamorphosis - the Queen! But only Captain America holds the key to her defeat!!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605427-01911

THOR #84
Written by Michael Oeming


Penciled by Andrea Di Vito


Cover by Steve Epting


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!


"RAGNAROK" part 4 (of 6)


What makes a god? Is it birthright, is it happenstance, or is it in the making? Thor finds out the hard way as he seeks answers on how to face the coming end of his people. Thor struggles with the knowledge that his father knew these end-times would come--and yet did nothing to prepare for it. Does that mean Thor should embrace this ultimate doom he and the gods of Asgard were born to face, or like a true warrior, fight against it to the bitter end? To find his answers, Thor must walk the path of his father and embark on the hero's journey - the journey into mystery! He must surpass his father's deeds in the search for knowledge and pay the ultimate price.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960603506-08411

MARVEL HEROES

INVADERS #2
Written by Allan Jacobsen


Penciled by C. P. Smith


Cover by Scott Kolins


"TO END ALL WARS" part 2 (of 3)


A secret society of madmen and monsters, a battleship with world-threatening weaponry, the return of a forgotten hero, and the birth of a new heroine are just the beginning! New Invaders: jump on the ride.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605526-00211

WARLOCK #1
Written by Greg Pak


Penciled by CharlES Adlard


Cover by J.H. Williams III


In a world on the brink, humankind's time is running out, but deep in the jungles of South America a solution is being forged, a solution that will bring about a grand new utopia - and that solution is Adam Warlock! Warlock is written by director/screenwriter Greg Pak (Robot Stories) with art by Charlie Adlard (THE WALKING DEAD, Batman/Scarface) and covers by Eisner-Award winner J.H. Williams III (Promethea).


Prepare yourself for the brave new world of Warlock!


32 PGS./PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605576-00111

ALPHA FLIGHT #7
Written by Scott Lobdell


Penciled by Dave Ross


Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG


"WAXING POETIC" Part 1 (of 2)


Is the All-New, All-Different Alpha Flight really disbanding after only seven issues? Not if the rest of the Marvel Universe has anything to say about it! Guest-starring - everybody!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605518-00711

SILVER SURFER #13
Written by Stacy Weiss


Penciled by Lan Medina


Cover by Jorge Lucas


Gabe and Ellie, the most evolved of the Silver Surfer's abducted children, unleash the prophesied cataclysm on Earth. The Silver Surfer faces his responsibility for the destruction.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605439-01311

SHE-HULK #7
Written by Dan Slott


Penciled by Juan Bobillo


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


"SPACE CASES" 1 (of 1)


As a superhuman lawyer, SHE-HULK has tried some of the strangest cases on Earth... but all of that is about to change! Empowered by THE LIVING TRIBUNAL, SHULKIE is heading into deep space to practice Universal Law! Special Guest Appearances by: Beta-Ray Bill, Gladiator, and Adam Warlock!


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605527-00711

GUARDIANS #4
Written by Marc Sumerak


Pencils & Cover by Casey Jones


"REACH FOR THE STARS " Part 4 (of 5)


Their childhood fantasies have finally come true as the grown-up Guardians rocket into outer space on the adventure of a lifetime! But when the dreaded Alliance attacks, will their dream turn into a nightmare?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605571-00411

THOR: SON OF ASGARD #8
Written by Akira Yoshida


Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI


Cover by JO CHEN


"ENCHANTED" 2 (OF 3)


It was bad enough that Sif had to compete with Amora the Enchantress for Thor's affections. But with the arrival of the beautiful warrior exchange student, Brunnhilda, all bets are off. Fearing she can't compete with these blond bombshells, Sif teams with Loki to steal the Mirror of Mycha in an effort to magically win Thor's heart. But when Loki's involved, nothing ever goes according to plan...


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605485-00811

POWERLESS #4 (OF 6)
Written by Matt Cherniss &


Peter Johnson


Penciled by Michael Gaydos


Cover by ANDY BRASE


With great power must come great responsibility… but when the entire Marvel Universe is recast as a world that is powerless… are our heroes still noble? Was it the radioactive spider bite that made Peter Parker a hero and Norman Osborn a villain?


Or was it destiny?


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605580-00411

IDENTITY DISC #4 (of 5)
Written by Robert Rodi


Penciled by John Higgins


Cover by Andy Brase


Blackmailed into the service of a mysterious woman, the team of deadly villains embarks on a suicide mission to retrieve the priceless Identity Disc--rumored to contain the secret identities of every hero in the Marvel Universe - from the bowels of an A.I.M. terrorist base in the heart of Manhattan.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605581-00411

MAX COMICS

PUNISHER #11
Written by Garth Ennis


Penciled by LeANDRO Fernandez


Cover by Tim Bradstreet


"KITCHEN IRISH" 5 (OF 6)


Finn Cooley's got the kind of face only a mother could love… and Frank Castle can't wait to put a hollow point right between his eyes.


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99


UPC: 5960605497-01111

DOCTOR SPECTRUM #2
Written by SARA "SAMM" BARNES


Pencils by TRAVEL FOREMAN


Cover by DALE KEOWN


Creative Consultant: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


The story that was too big to tell in Supreme Power Vol. 1 continues. Figures from Joe Ledger's (aka: Dr. Spectrum) past continue to haunt him, as the government searches for a way to solve the Hyperion problem! Spinning out of the best-selling mature readers series in all of comics, DOCTOR SPECTRUM lights up shelves with the help of hot newcomer Travel Foreman and hand-picked J.M.S. protg Samm Barnes!


32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99


UPC: 5960605615-00211

ICON COMICS

KABUKI #2
Written by DAVID MACK


Cover & Art by DAVID MACK


"The Alchemy" Pt. 2


An all-new start for Kabuki and the perfect jumping-on point for new readers!


After escaping the institution for defective government agents, Kabuki follows Akemi's directions to meet someone who can give her a new identity and a plane ticket out of Japan to evade the Noh and start a new life. But just who is this mysterious new character?


Join the award-winning writer and artist of Daredevil: Parts of a Hole, Daredevil: Wake Up, and Daredevil: Echo as he marks the 10th anniversary of Kabuki! As a bonus, this issue features extras with early Kabuki art by Brian Michael Bendis!


You've heard about all the awards… You've heard everyone talking about why Kabuki is so amazing and mind-blowing… Now is the chance to see what all the talk is about!


32 PGS./MATURE …$2.99


UPC: 5960605608-00211

Powers #4
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Art by Michael Avon Oeming


Cover by Michael Avon Oeming


The city is being torn apart by a Powers turf war - and the super heroes are nowhere to be found! What could be worse?? Detective Deena Pilgrim is trapped alone with one of the city's most insane criminals - one she put in prison! Can Walker find her in time?


o Nominated for the Eisner for Best Writer of the Year!


32 PGS./MATURE …$2.95


UPC: 5960605609-00411


Powers is TM & 2004 Jinxworld Inc., 2004. All Rights Reserved.

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE X-MEN VOL. 4 HC
Written by ROY THOMAS


Pencils by WERNER ROTH & DON HECK


Cover by GEORGE TUSKA


The latest & greatest title in the juggernaut that is Marvel Masterworks!


Collecting the original tales of Marvel's merry mutants, MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE X-MEN VOL. 4 presents the long out-of-print stories from X-MEN (Vol. 1) #32-42 for the first time in thirty years!


This is the original X-Men: ReLoad featuring the team's first new costumes and the death of Professor X! So hold onto your hats as the X-Men go toe-to-toe against Juggernaut, the Mole Man, Mekano, the Changeling and more menaces than any other mutants' muster could match!


Featuring guest appearances by Spider-Man and Dr. Strange, these classic tales are a must-have!


240 PGS. / ALL AGES . . . $49.99


upc: 59606-11607-00111


* MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE X-MEN VOL. 4 - VARIANT EDITION


$54.99 (UPC: 59606-11608-00111)


RETAILERS PLEASE NOTE: Final Order Cut-Off 7/15 (On-Sale 8/25/04)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 9: THE TEMPEST TPB
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by BRANDON PETERSON


Cover by BRANDON PETERSON


Bound together by their unique genetic heritage, the mutant members of the X-Men have become more than just a team - they've become a family. But even the strongest family can be ripped apart by tragedy… and the death of one of their own leaves the remaining X-Men struggling to deal with the loss. And even before a moment of silence can pass, the mysterious Mr. Sinister arrives, intent on giving the X-Men a lot more to mourn! Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #46-49.


112 PGS./ALL AGES …$10.99


UPC: 5960611404-00111

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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 1: THE TOMORROW PEOPLE...$14.95 (UPC: 5960610788)


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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 3: WORLD TOUR...$17.99 (UPC: 5960610961)


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ULTIMATES VOL. 1 HC
Written by MARK MILLAR


Penciled by BRYAN HITCH


Cover by BRYAN HITCH


A teenager is climbing walls in Manhattan. Mutants are attacking the White House. Nick Fury, head of the elite espionage agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., knows the only way to combat these strange new threats is with a team of his own superhumans. Backed by a billion-dollar budget, Fury recruits Giant Man, the Wasp, Iron Man, Captain America and Thor. And while the team is strong enough to engage in a ferocious battle with the Hulk, will they implode under the weight of their internal conflicts? Rising above their own agendas, the Ultimates forge ahead with the introduction of new allies and face a major global threat.


Collects THE ULTIMATES VOL. 1: SUPER-HUMAN and THE ULTIMATES VOL. 2: HOMELAND SECURITY.


PLUS: A hefty helping of DVD-Style extras!


368 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$29.99


UPC: 5960611082-00111

WOLVERINE/PUNISHER VOL. 1 TPB
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Penciled by LEE WEEKS


Cover by Gary Frank


Marvel's bad boys of the big screen join forces for a gun-toting, claw-popping adventure not to be forgotten!


Deep in the South American jungle there's a place of legend - a final refuge where the nastiest of the nasty can disappear from the prying eyes of the world. Now, the vigilante known as the Punisher and the X-Man called Wolverine have stumbled upon this secret sanctuary, and the residents of "Erewhon" couldn't be happier... or more prepared. Collects WOLVERINE/PUNISHER #1-5.


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$13.99


UPC: 5960611432-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN TPB
Written by MARK MILLAR


Penciled by TERRY DODSON


Cover by TERRY DODSON


The powerhouse creative team of Mark Millar and Terry Dodson bring you a hyper-realistic, action-packed look at Spider-Man - as you've never seen him before! A mysterious villain has discovered Spider-Man's secret identity... and is using the information to slowly destroy everything and everyone that Peter Parker cares about. But how far will Spider-Man go to protect the people he loves? Is he willing to cross a boundary we thought we'd never see him cross? Featuring Spider-Man's most fearsome foes and avenging allies!


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$9.99


UPC: 5960611437-00111

AVENGERS/THUNDERBOLTS VOL. 2: BEST INTENTIONS TPB
Written by KURT BUSIEK & FABIAN NICIEZA


Penciled by BARRY KITSON & TOM GRUMMETT


Cover by BARRY KITSON


Legendary THUNDERBOLTS scribes Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza return for this mighty Marvel melee!


It's the rematch of the century as Earth's Mightiest Heroes face off against Marvel's Most Wanted! Baron Zemo and the original Thunderbolts are back… but have they returned as friends or foes? The Avengers - including former T-Bolts leader, Hawkeye - want to know!


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$14.99


UPC: 5960611422-00111

AVENGERS VOL. 5: ONCE AN INVADER TPB
Written by CHUCK AUSTEN & ALLAN JACOBSEN


Penciled by SCOTT KOLINS & C.P. SMITH


Cover by SCOTT KOLINS


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? Collects AVENGERS #82-84 and INVADERS #0 - plus a classic encounter between the two teams, as told from both sides, in AVENGERS (Vol. 1) #71 and INVADERS ANNUAL #1!


152 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$14.99


UPC: 5960611481-00111


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AVENGERS VOL. 1: WORLD TRUST…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611080)


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AVENGERS VOL. 4: LIONHEART OF AVALON...$11.99 (UPC: 5960611338)

THANOS VOL. 5: SAMARITAN TPB
Written by KEITH GIFFEN


Penciled by RON LIM


Cover by JIM STARLIN


At the very edge of existence, Thanos has a fateful encounter with his lost love, Death, which causes him to re-evaluate his goals and his approach to attaining them. Meanwhile, a co-op of alien races Thanos has victimized forms a Super Posse to bag the Mad Titan once and for all!


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$14.99


UPC: 5960611540-00111

CAPTAIN MARVEL VOL. 4: ODYSSEY TPB
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI


Cover by Tony Harris &


Tom Feister


It's the long-awaited return of Rick Jones' wife, Marlo. But her arrival may not be the upbeat event Rick had been hoping for...especially when the first thing she attempts to do is annihilate the new Captain Marvel! In trying to head off the horrible fate awaiting Marlo, Marv begins an odyssey into the future - where he immediately discovers he's the only being in the universe capable of saving the Earth from a conquering, power-hungry alliance of the Kree, Skrull and Shi'ar!


160 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$16.99


UPC: 5960611530-00111

MYSTIQUE VOL. 2: TINKER, TAILOR, MUTANT, SPY TPB
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN & MANUEL GARCIA


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


Mystique is a shape-shifting mutant and former terrorist, recruited by Professor Xavier of the X-Men to be a secret agent. Her current mission: to find and destroy a deadly new strain of smallpox... one that's spread telepathically! Problem is, she's not the only mutant who wants to get her hands on this potentially apocalyptic bio-weapon!


Plus: Mystique's globe-trotting missions take her everywhere imaginable, but now she's going back to the last place she'd ever imagine… her romantic past. Her old flame Forge can fix almost anything, but can he fix their relationship?


Collects MYSTIQUE #7-13.


168 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$17.99


UPC: 5960611555-00111

WITCHES VOL. 1 TPB
Written by BRIAN WALSH


Penciled by MIKE DEODATO JR. & WILL CONRAD


Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.


Doctor Strange, Earth's Sorcerer Supreme, recruits three young witches - Jennifer Kale, Topaz and Satana - to find the mysterious Tome of Zhered-Na, which threatens to destroy the entire world!


Featuring stunning artwork by AMAZING SPIDER-MAN penciler Mike Deodato Jr.!


Collects WITCHES #1-4.


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$9.99


UPC: 5960611508-00111

DAREDEVIL VS. BULLSEYE VOL. 1 TPB
Written by MARV WOLFMAN, ARCHIE GOODWIN, JIM SHOOTER, DENNY O'NEIL & FRANK MILLER


Penciled by BOB BROWN, GIL KANE & FRANK MILLER


Cover by FRANK MILLER


The devil and the death-dealer. Their enmity toward each other cast a shadow across the bodies of Daredevil's loved ones, all the way to the big screen. Now, see how the first target was drawn in this collection of the earliest battles between Marvel's deadliest assassin and the Man Without Fear!


Collects DAREDEVIL #131-132, #146, #169, #181 and #191.


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$15.99


UPC: 5960611562-00111

ESSENTIAL SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP TPB
Written by STAN LEE, ROY THOMAS, LEN WEIN, TONY ISABELLA,


GERRY CONWAY, JIM SHOOTER, MARV WOLFMAN, STEVE ENGLEHART,


BILL MANTLO, ARCHIE GOODWIN & LARRY LIEBER


Pencils by BILL EVERETT, GEORGE EVANS, WALLY WOOD, JOHN BUSCEMA,


SAL BUSCEMA, GENE COLAN, BOB HALL, MIKE SEKOWSKY, GEORGE PEREZ, JIM SHOOTER, SAL TRAPANI, GEORGE TUSKA, GEORGE EVANS, HERB TRIMPE & KEITH GIFFEN


Cover by GIL KANE


The line between hero and villain can be very thin, but rarely as thin as in a book this big! The giants of the field collaborate on a war epic stretching from the towers of Doctor Doom's Latveria to the depths of Namor's Atlantis - with the Fantastic Four, the Avengers and the Champions caught in the middle! Attuma! The Red Skull! Magneto! The world is at stake, and you are there!


Collects GIANT-SIZE SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP #1-2, SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP #1-14 and #16-17, AVENGERS #154-156, CHAMPIONS #16, and ASTONISHING TALES #1-8.


552 PGS./ALL AGES …$16.99


UPC: 5960611545-00111

MARVEL PREVIEWS #13
Don't miss even a page of the indispensable tool for Marvel fans! Includes a special Marvel preview! 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 page after page 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 #12 features items scheduled to go on sale in OCTOBER 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 8/25 (Final Order Cut-off [FOC] Thursday, 8/5)


UPC: 5960605479-01311

 
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