Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping November, 2004

Mon, August 23rd, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

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

NEW AVENGERS

NEW AVENGERS #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH


"NEW AVENGERS" PART 1 (OF 5)


After the devastating destruction of the original Avengers just what sort of threat to the world could persuade Captain America to assemble an all-new team? And after the events of AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED, who could possibly be on this team? How does Cap, Iron Man, Spider-Man & Wolverine sound? Get ready for the first of a proposed 500-issue run that signals an all-new era, as Bendis & Finch join with you, the fervent faithful, for the launch of the all-new ongoing Avengers series!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605547-00111


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AVENGERS FINALE #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by DAVID FINCH, GEORGE PEREZ, STEVE EPTING, JIMMY CHEUNG, AND A COLLECTION OF AVENGERS ALL-STARS


Cover by NEAL ADAMS


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED EPILOGUE!


In the wreckage of Avengers Mansion, Earth's Mightiest Heroes meet for the very last time! It's the end of an era, brought to you by Brian Bendis and an all-star cast of artists - including names like GEORGE PEREZ,


STEVE EPTING, JIM CHEUNG, ERIC POWELL, DARICK ROBERTSON, MIKE OEMING, ALEX MALEEV, DAVID MACK and many more! Surely, there isn't a dry eye in the House of Ideas, True Believer.


48 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$3.50


UPC: 5960605642-00111

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
Written by ED BRUBAKER


Art & Cover by STEVE EPTING


It's a new beginning as four-time Eisner-nominated Best Writer Ed Brubaker makes his Marvel debut, joined by white-hot artist Steve Epting! As the new regular creative team, they will take Cap's life in directions fans will never see coming! In just this first issue, the Red Skull lays the groundwork for his most devastating attack ever on Captain America and the land he holds dear...and with the Cosmic Cube in his possession, how can Cap hope to stop him? Find out in the shocking twist-ending that will have everybody in the industry talking!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605652-00111

IRON MAN #1
Written by WARREN ELLIS


Art & Cover by ADI GRANOV


"EXTREMIS" PART 1 (OF 6)


It's the beginning of a new era for Iron Man as renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with digital painter Adi Granov to redefine the armored avenger's world for the 21st century-a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm fragile mankind! What is Extremis, who has unleashed it, and what does its emergence portend for the world?


48 PGS./PSR …$3.50


UPC: 59606056-53-00111

NEW THUNDERBOLTS #1 & #2
Written by Kurt Busiek


Pencils & Cover by Tom Grummett


AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!


PARTS 1 & 2 (OF 6)


From the ashes of the Avengers a new group of heroes spring forth -- all of whom happen to be FORMER VILLAINS! This new ongoing series signals a return to greatness for one of Marvel's longest-running titles of the last decade! And it may look all-new, but longtime fans can relax -- these are the same creative schlubs who brought you the rollicking Avengers/Thunderbolts Limited Series!


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


UPC Issue #1: 5960605602-00111 & UPC Issue #2: 5960605602-00211

AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES #1 & #2 (OF 8)
Written by Joe Casey


Pencils & Cover by Scott Kolins


PARTS 1 & 2 (OF 8)


This is where the legend began! A bi-weekly look into the early, pivotal period of the Marvel Universe, when five fledgling heroes - Iron Man, Thor, Giant-Man, The Wasp and The Hulk -- banded together to fight the foes no single hero could overcome! But how did the public react? How did the U.S. government react? Previously untold secrets surrounding the formation of the Avengers are revealed in this all-new series, just in time to sate fans whipped into a frenzy by the Avengers Disassembled event. Here, for the first time, don't miss a beat as five individuals must learn to work as a team, and forge a legend!


32 PGS. (each) / MARVEL PSR …$3.50 (each)


UPC Issue #1: 5960605523-00111 & UPC Issue #2: 5960605523-00211


FANTASTIC FOOTNOTE: AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES WILL SHIP BI-WEEKLY FOR ALL EIGHT ISSUES!

Official Handbook Of The Marvel Universe: Book Of The Dead 2004
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, ERIC J. MOREELS, Michael Hoskin, Jonathan Couper-Smartt & RONALD BYRD


Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


The House of Ideas pays tribute to its fallen heroes! OHOTMUBOTD04 includes in-depth bios on more than 40 of Marvel's dearly departed - from ancient ones, old soldiers, kid sidekicks and Stacys to casualties of THE comic-book event of 2004: Avengers Disassembled! Plus: an all-new, digitally painted cover by superstar artist Salvador Larroca!


48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99


UPC: 5960605644-00111

MARVEL HEROES

MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2004
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA & TOM DEFALCO


Cover by STUART IMMONEN


Hey, look! In the great Marvel tradition comes a brand-spankin'-new holiday special with three premiere stories. Industry Legend Tom Defalco (Spider-Girl) brings you a riff on A Christmas Carol starring Spider-Man. Rising star Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (MK Four, Nightcrawler) writes two mini-holiday tales, one featuring a Hanukkah story with Ben Grimm (The Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing)!


48 PGS./ALL AGES …$3.99


UPC: 5960605637-00111

THE PULSE #6
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Penciled by Brent Anderson


Cover by Mike Mayhew


PART 1 (OF 5)


Jessica Jones and Luke Cage's lives have been destroyed by the events of the Secret War, so what is Jessica going to do about it? Fans of Secret War - feel The Pulse as it pounds out more gritty intrigue even as it welcomes a new artist: award-winning comics superstar Brent (RISING STARS, ASTRO CITY) Anderson!


Guest-starring: Captain America, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Nick Fury and many, many more.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605483-00611

FANTASTIC FOUR #520
Written by Mark Waid


Pencils & Cover by Michael Wieringo


"GALACTUS" PART 1 (OF 6)


No answers here, intrepid fans - all we'll say is this: no matter what your guess, we promise you'll be surprised by the answer!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604456-52011

SHE-HULK #9
Written by Dan Slott


Penciled by Juan Bobillo


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


"STRONG ENOUGH" PART 1 (OF 1)


After months in deep space, She-Hulk returns to Earth a changed woman. A major power boost has made her stronger than ever, maybe even stronger than this issue's special guest star: HERCULES! Feats of strength can wait, however, 'cause this emerald enchantress is going to the books and relying on brains, not brawn, to get the Prince of Power out of some Herculean legal problems.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605527-00911

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON #9
Written by Christopher Priest


Pencils & Cover by Joe Bennett


"BROTHERS AND KEEPERS


(ADELPHOITE PHYLAXES)" PART 2 (OF 5)


MODOK's origin is revealed as the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing continues stalking former A.I.M. agents across Europe. Cap attempts to broker a cease-fire with Navy Intelligence. But, although the fate of the Anti-Cap appears to be resolved, the


government refuses to drop criminal charges against The Falcon, which in turn pushes The Falcon to even more extreme measures. But, has he gone too far this time?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605511-00911

MARVEL TEAM-UP #1 & #2
Written by Robert Kirkman


Art & Cover by Scott Kolins


"GOLDEN CHILD" PARTS 1 & 2 (OF 2)


When Cerebro detects Paul Patterson, a student attending Peter Parker's school who has developed mutant powers -- it sets Wolverine and Spider-Man on the same path. But with competing agendas, will they work together? Will they be at odds? Hard to say... but the title doesn't say "Super Friends," gang!


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


UPC Issue #1: 5960605620-00111 & UPC Issue #2: 5960605620-00211

WARLOCK #3
Written by Greg Pak


Penciled by CharlIe Adlard


Cover by J.H. Williams III


PART 3 (OF 6)


"He will be a vengeful god. But he will have the heart of a man." The training of a god has ended, and now his reign will begin. Prepare yourself for the Second Coming of Adam Warlock, as the golden gladiator lays his judgment upon the world!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605576-00311

ALPHA FLIGHT #9
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL


Pencils & Cover by CLAYTON HENRY


"DAYS OF FUTURE PRESENT, PAST PARTICIPLE" PART 1 (OF 4)


Continuing the Marvel tradition of classic time-traveling stories! Former Alpha Flight ally Flashback comes begging our heroes to time-jump to the past and stop his future self from dying in an attack that involves the original Alpha Flight, and er...Omega Flight. Huh--? What?! Exactly!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605518-00911

POWERLESS #6 (OF 6)
Written by Matt Cherniss & peter johnson


Penciled by Michael Gaydos


Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


The mysteries of the Powerless universe are finally revealed in the series' climactic conclusion! What devastating truth will psychiatrist William Watts learn when the lives of Peter Parker, Matt Murdock and Logan all converge on him for the last time? In a world without powers, who will live and who will die? And who will be changed forever?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605580-00611

INVADERS #4
Written by Allan Jacobsen


Penciled by C. P. Smith


Cover by SCOTT KOLINS


"BLOOD" PART 1 (OF 2)


Hollywood Writer Allan Jacobsen and Fan-Favorite Artist C. P. Smith cordially invite you to England for a blood-thirstingly good adventure, chaps! Der Blutsauger, the Children of Blood. Vampires. Skinheads. The ancestral curse of the Falsworth Bloodline has returned, and this time they're out for SPITFIRE'S blood! Featuring the MIGHTY DESTROYER and the V-BATTALION!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605526-00411

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ASTONISHING X-MEN #1-3
Written by Joss Whedon


Art & Cover by John Cassaday


Timed to coincide with the release of Astonishing X-Men #4! Collecting the first three issues of Joss Whedon & John Cassady's groundbreaking story arc for the world's favorite mutant heroes!


80 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$5.99


UPC: 5960605248-01911

ASTONISHING X-MEN #7
Written by Joss Whedon


Art & Cover by John Cassaday


"DANGEROUS" PART 1 (OF 6)


A tragic death at the school reveals a powerful enemy living among the X-Men that they could never have suspected - and no, it's not Magneto.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605543-00711

WOLVERINE #22
Written by Mark Millar


Art & Cover by John Romita Jr. & klaus janson


"ENEMY OF THE STATE" PART 3 (OF 6)


The Fantastic Four is trapped in the Baxter Building with the world's deadliest weapon... Wolverine! Think this is as good as it gets for Wolverine? You tell us, folks - all we're thinking right now is that four against one isn't a fair fight... for the Four, that is…


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR+ …$2.25


UPC: 5960605458-02211

X-MEN: THE END - DREAMERS AND DEMONS #5 (OF 6)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by SEAN CHEN


Cover by GREG LAND


PART 5 (OF 6)


X-Men past and present under siege by their greatest enemies! A daring escape attempt from the Neverland concentration camp! Wolverine and Storm join the fray! And with the Phoenix re-emerging, can Madeline Pryor be far behind?


32 PGS./PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605537-00511

EXCALIBUR #7
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by Aaron Lopresti


Cover by Andy Park


"FOOD FIGHT" PART 3 (OF 3)


Who are the 16 Million, and what do they have against Professor X?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605540-00711

UNCANNY X-MEN #452
Written by Chris Claremont


Penciled by ANDY PARK


Cover by PAUL SMITH


"CHASING HELLFIRE" PART 1 (OF 3)


While on assignment to track down missing teammate Sage, the X-Men discover more than they bargained for-the birth of a newer and deadlier Hellfire Club.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960602461-45211

GAMBIT #4
Written by John Layman


Penciled by Georges Jeanty


Cover by Greg Land


"HOUSE OF CARDS" PART 4 (OF 6)


Gambit goes on the trail of his upstart rival, "Fast Jack" Jessup-all while trying to stay two steps ahead of the men who are after him! Will he be able to evade his pursuers long enough to settle his score with Fast Jack?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605575-00411

NIGHTCRAWLER #3
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


Penciled by Darick Robertson


Cover by Greg Land


"THE DEVIL INSIDE" PART 3 (OF 4)


Nightcrawler has enlisted the help of his one-time girlfriend, Amanda Sefton-a.k.a. MAGIK-to get to the bottom of the mystery of the 13 dead children. Can she defend him against the forces of the supernatural that appear to be at work, or are they both out of their league?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605515-00311

X-MEN #164
Written by Chuck Austen


Pencils and Cover by Salvador Larroca


"HEROES AND VILLAINS" PART 4 (OF 4)


The explosive conclusion to the battle between the X-Men and the newly re-formed Brotherhood of Mutants! When the dust clears, will everyone remain standing?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960601772-16411

ROGUE #5
Written by Rob Rodi


Penciled by Cliff Richards


Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI


"GOING ROGUE" PART 5 (OF 6)


The love triangle between Rogue, Gambit and the mysterious stranger who's been both helping and hindering Rogue in her quest heats up! But what happens when Rogue's search for the missing pieces of her life begins to put the life of someone she loves in danger?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605486-00511

MYSTIQUE #21
Written by Sean McKeever


Penciled by Manuel Garcia


Cover by Mike Mayhew


"QUIET" PART 2 (OF 5)


Mystique is caught between two masters-one, mutant activist Charles Xavier; the other, the mysterious Quiet Man. Now, the time has come when she can no longer serve both!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605431-02111

NEW X-MEN #7
Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS & Christina Weir


Penciled by Michael Ryan


Cover by Randy Green


"HAUNTED" PART 1 (OF 3)


Someone…or something…is haunting the halls of the Xavier Institute, and it's up to the New X-Men to get to the bottom of it! Plus, what is the secret of Prodigy's younger sister?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605544-00711

EXILES #54
Written by Tony Bedard


Pencils & Cover by


Mizuki Sakakibara


"CHAIN LIGHTNING" STAND-ALONE ISSUE!


A seemingly trivial, low-key mission spirals into a


cataclysmic, universe-shattering disaster...all because of a Danish?! The Exiles' most hilarious adventure yet!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605108-05411

SABRETOOTH #3 (OF 5)
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by BART SEARS


Cover by PAOLO RIVERA


PART 3 (OF 5)


As Sasquatch embarks on a mission to capture or destroy Sabretooth, more mysterious questions are raised… Has Sabretooth slaughtered an entire town of innocent civilians? And if not, what mysterious agent has turned the desolate and isolated Isle Dupree into a graveyard?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605565-00311

STARJAMMERS #6 (OF 6)
Written by Kevin J. Anderson


Penciled by Jorge Lucas


Cover by Tommy Ohtsuka


"THE CADET AND THE CORSAIRS" EPILOGUE!


The Starjammers have declared war on the Union of Intelligent Races…but how do they plan to win? The answer might just be in young Tolo Hawk's hands.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605503-00611

CABLE/DEADPOOL #9
Written by Fabian Nicieza


Pencils & Cover by Patrick Zircher


"THE PASSION OF THE CABLE" PART 3 (OF 6)


Will the new SIX PACK tear Cable's floating sanctuary to the ground if it means ruining mankind's last hope for peace? And speaking of peace - or pieces - Deadpool is tracking down components of the hi-tech puzzle that will de-power Cable - but so is everyone else in the Marvel Universe... and wait until you find out who hired Deadpool to do the job! It's positively X-citing!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605490-00911

X-FORCE #4
Plot, Pencils & Cover by Rob Liefeld


Script by Fabian Nicieza


PART 4 (OF 6)


Cable, Shatterstar and Co. encounter the evil of the ADMINISTRATOR and the terrible power of the WATCHTOWER. Which side will Sam and Spectre fight for? Guest-starring WOLVERINE and DEADPOOL!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605517-00411

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #13
Written by Warren Ellis


Pencils & Covers by ANDY KUBERT


PART 1 (OF 6)


It's the beginning of the F.F.'s exploration of the mysterious N Zone. Young Reed Richards wants to duplicate the accident that changed the four into the bizarre beings they've become and thereby reverse the process. But will Reed's noble attempts at redress cause more harm than good?


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605499-01311

ULTIMATE NIGHTMARE #4 (OF 5)
Written by Warren Ellis


Pencils by Trevor Hairsine


Cover by STEVE EPTING


PART 4 (OF 5)


In the Tunguska region, the Ultimates and Ultimate X-Men race toward the center of the strange transmissions that have devastated worldwide communications. But monstrous mutations of Soviet super-villains bar their path. And when we say monstrous-we mean Island of Dr. Moreau-level nastiness.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605552-00411

ULTIMATE X-MEN #53
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Pencils & Cover by Andy Kubert


PART 4 (OF 4)


The climactic fourth and final part of the Fenris Twins storyline! When the X-Men arrive at the Empire State Building to take down the Fenris folks, it leads to a big rematch between Gambit and Wolverine! Plus, what decision does Rogue make that will affect her budding relationship with Bobby Drake, Iceman? Don't miss it.


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605047-05311

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #68 & #69
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley


PARTS 1 & 2 (OF 2)


Johnny Storm realizes that despite his new flame powers and fame on the horizon, he still doesn't have a high school diploma. And where does the young New Yorker enroll? Why none other than a certain Queens high school that also has one Peter Parker - Spider-Man - as a student. And what's up between Johnny and sweet Liz Allen? Watch the sparks fly!


32 PGS. (each)/ ALL AGES …$2.25 (each)


UPC ISSUE #68: 5960605031-06811; UPC ISSUE #69: 5960605031-06911

ULTIMATE ELEKTRA #4 (OF 5)
Written by Mike Carey


Pencils & Cover by Salvador Larroca


"DEVIL'S DUE" PART 4 (OF 5)


With Elektra's father imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit, the only way Elektra can clear his name is to reunite with her old flame, Matt Murdock! But can these star-crossed lovers-turned-partners put the past aside long enough to solve the crime - or will they be the next victims of the mysterious assassin that's haunting New York?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605562-00411

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #514
Written by J. Michael Straczynski


Pencils & Cover by Mike Deodato


"SINS PAST" PART 6 (OF 6)


All is revealed in the pulse-pounding conclusion to "Sins Past"!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960604716-51411

MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #8
Written by Mark Millar


Penciled by FRANK CHO


Cover by Terry Dodson


Conclusion of "VENOMOUS"! PART 4 (OF 4)


Everyone's favorite symbiote is back with a brand-new look!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605521-00811

AMAZING FANTASY #6
Written by FIONA AVERY


Pencils & Cover by Mark Brooks


PART 6 (OF 6)


It's the end of the origin of Anya Corazon - and a new beginning. But, first, the question on everyone's mind: what's the public identity of Marvel's newest media darling? Well, we won't tell you here, but we will tell you folks are clamoring for the inside scoop and a glimpse of this amazing spider-like teen, who's now been seen everywhere from Telemundo to Fox News to the NY Daily News - not bad for a Latina from Brooklyn!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605564-00611

Spider-Man: India #1
Written by Jeevan J. Kang, Suresh Seetharaman & Sharad Devarajan


Art & Cover by Jeevan J. Kang


Everybody knows the story of Spider-Man…but what if things had happened differently? What if it wasn't a New Yorker named Peter Parker, but an Indian teenager named Pavitr Prabhakar who was gifted with the abilities of the spider? Witness the rebirth of a legend as young Pavitr learns hard lessons about power…and responsibility.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605639-00111

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #21
Written by Paul Jenkins


Pencils & Cover by TALENT CALDWELL


PART 1 (OF 1)


GUEST-STARRING THE FANTASTIC FOUR, DOCTOR STRANGE, THE BLACK CAT AND THE ANGEL!


Ben Grimm's all-night poker games have become legendary among the super hero set, and for the first time Spider-Man has been asked to join the table! But when the Kingpin unexpectedly deals himself in, the stakes are raised! Can the wall-crawler come out on top in this celebrity poker showdown?


32 PGS./PSR …$2.25


UPC: 5960605427-02111

SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #6
Written by SHELDON ALLEN & SCOTT GIMPLE


Penciled by JIM CHEUNG & STUART IMMONEN


Cover by MIKE ALLRED


PART 1 (OF 1)


Two new tales of Spidey's world by two new writers and the best artists in the business! First, Spider-Man must grapple with the grim spectre of defeat in a story by Sheldon Allen and Jim Cheung! Then, witness the life story of a man who'll one day be known as "Thug #1" by Scott Gimple and Stuart Immonen!


32 PGS./PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605506-00611

SPIDER-MAN: ENTER DOCTOR OCTOPUS! KID'S CHAPTER BOOK
Written by Louise Ann Gikow


Cover by Mark Bagley


Penciled by Francisco Herrera


An author, editor, television writer, and composer-there is little that Louise Ann Gikow has not done in children's entertainment. She's even spent time on the New York Times best-seller list for her novelization of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Now, she has teamed up with Marvel Press to create a must-read chapter book series starring Spider-Man! Life's hard-welcome to Peter Parker's world! He not only has to do tons of homework and help his Aunt May make ends meet, but also has to battle super-villains and save the world. When Doc Ock rolls into town, it spells danger for everyone, especially Peter's best friends, Mary Jane and Harry. And Peter soon learns that the life of a super hero isn't always so super.


224 PGS. / AGES: 8-12/ Trim Size: 5 3/8" x 8"/…$8.99


Cover: 4C, matte laminated with Spot UV


Interior Illustrations: Halftone illustrations throughout


UPC: 5960611587-000111


ISBN: 0-7851-1587-0

MARVEL AGE

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #15
Inspired by STAN LEE and STEVE DITKO


Written by TODD DEZAGO


Pencils by SHANE DAVIS


Cover by ROGER CRUZ


"DUEL WITH DAREDEVIL!" PART 3 (OF 4)


Ladies and Gentlemen! If we may draw your attention to the center ring! It's the Amazing SPIDER-MAN! With Special Guest Star DAREDEVIL!! It's a Battle under the Big Top as the Wall-Crawler and the Man Without Fear use their acrobatic skills to defeat The RINGMASTER and his CIRCUS OF CRIME! But can they succeed once the hypnotic RINGMASTER mesmerizes our heroes into battling each other?!


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-01511

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #16
Inspired by STAN LEE and STEVE DITKO


Written by Mike Raicht


Penciled by GUS VAZQUEZ


Cover by ROGER CRUZ


"THE RETURN OF THE GREEN GOBLIN" PART 4 (OF 4)


The kids of Midtown High School throw a celebration in Spider-Man's honor! Could things finally be turning around for our favorite wall-crawler? Don't bet on it! It's the return of Spidey's greatest foe - The Green Goblin! Plus, the Human Torch stops by for a visit. If flames and pumpkin bombs don't get a party started, what does?!


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605505-01611

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #3
Inspired by a story by BILL MANTLO and RON FRENZ


Written by TODD DEZAGO


Pencils by JONBOY MEYERS


Cover by RANDY GREEN


"DOWN WITH THE MONSTERS!"


Featuring Spider-Man and the X-Men's Kitty Pryde -together! It's fast-paced action far beneath the streets of Manhattan as SPIDEY teams up with junior X-MAN, KITTY PRYDE, to confront the underground-dwelling mutants with a moniker only whispered amongst men: THE MORLOCKS!!


Twists and turns abound in this story and the final outcome is truly anybody's guess!


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$1.75


UPC: 5960605627-00311

MARVEL AGE HULK #3
Inspired by STAN LEE & JACK KIRBY


Written by MIKE RAICHT


Penciled by ALEX SANCHEZ


Cover by SHANE DAVIS


"BIG GREEN MEN"


The Green Goliath smashes his way through another brand-new Marvel Age adventure in the newest SMASH in the Marvel Age line! Bruce Banner continues to wander across the Southwest and finds himself in the town of Roswell, New Mexico, where things aren't always what they seem. Will the Hulk be able to stop an alien threat from invading Earth? Find out in this never-before-told Hulk adventure in the thrilling Marvel Age manner!


32 PGS./All ages …$1.75


UPC: 5960605628-00311

MARVEL AGE FANTASTIC FOUR #8
Plot by STAN LEE & JACK KIRBY


Written by JOHN LAYMAN


Penciled by JOSEPH DODD


Cover by MAKOTO NAKATSUKA


"PRISONERS OF THE PUPPET MASTER"


Enter the Puppet Master, an evil mastermind who has learned to control people using action figures. Check out this new all-ages adventure of The Fantastic Four based on the original classic stories!


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.25


UPC: 5960605541-00811

THOR: SON OF ASGARD #10
Written by Akira Yoshida


Penciled by Greg Tocchini


Cover by JO CHEN


"WORTHY" PART 1 (OF 3)


Thor grew up with the belief that he would one day wield the mighty uru hammer, Mjolnir. But as the years pass and he becomes increasingly frustrated by his inability to achive his goal, Thor comes to question what makes a person worthy. But his questions will have to wait, as Sif is kidnapped by Frost Giants!


32 PGS./ MARVEL AGE 12+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605485-01011

EMMA FROST #17
Written by Karl Bollers


Penciled by Carlo Pagulayan


Cover by GREG HORN


"BLOOM" PART 5 (OF 6)


Emma has become extremely friendly with another, more experienced telepath…but is this relationship entirely healthy? It might not be for Ian Kendall, the teacher Emma's infatuated with…whose life is suddenly turned upside down!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605432-01711

SPIDER-GIRL #80
Written by Tom DeFalco


Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE


Cover by Ron Frenz


PART 1 (OF 1)


A single-issue story and a great jumping-on point for comics' longest-running female headliner! As Courtney Duran finally learns Moose's terrible secret, Davida Kirby helps an injured Spider-Girl against the monstrous Dragon King.


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.99


UPC: 5960603503-08011

JUBILEE #3
Written by Robert Kirkman


Penciled by MICHAEL O'HARE


Cover by CASEY JONES


PART 1 (OF 1)


Payton-Noble High's newest and spunkiest recruit, Jubilee, finds herself caught between her classmates and an L.A. gang rivalry. Can everyone's favorite mutant mallrat handle it in the barrio, or will Jubilee fall prey to South Central's own special blend of hospitality? And what the heck is Aunt Hope doing with all those firearms?


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.99


UPC: 5960605574-00311

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 2: DIGEST
Written by Tom DeFalco


Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE


Cover by Ron Frenz


Her name is May "Mayday" Parker, and she recently learned her father was the original Spider-Man. The good news is that she's having the time of her life as she hones the amazing spider-like abilities she inherited from him. The bad news is that some of her roughest, toughest battles lie ahead - against the likes of Ladyhawk, the Kingpin of Crime, Mr. Nobody, Crazy Eight…and her own parents?!


Collects SPIDER-GIRL #6-11.


144 PGS./ALL AGES...$7.99


UPC: 5960611657-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1657-5


ALSO AVAILABLE:


Spider-Girl Digest Vol. 1

MARVEL AGE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 2 DIGEST
Written by MARC SUMERAK & JOHN LAYMAN


Penciled by JOSEPH DODD & UDON'S RYAN ODAGAWA, DAX GORDINE & ERIC VEDDER


Cover by MAKOTO NAKATSUKA


Modern retellings of more of the classic Fantastic Four tales, based on the original stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! This volume contains the thrilling adventures of Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Thing, and the Human Torch as they battle Puppet Master, Sub-Mariner and Dr. Doom!


96 PGS./ALL AGES …$5.99


UPC: 5960611550-00111


ALSO AVAILABLE:


FANTASTIC FOUR Digest Vol. 1

MARVEL KNIGHTS

DISTRICT X #7
Written by David Hine


Penciled by David Yardin


"UNDERGROUND" PART 1 (OF 6)


Something lives under District X, something that loves the dark…and it's leaving a trail of murders in its wake. In a world that's rarely black-and-white, will Bishop and his partner Ismael be able to make the right calls that save people's lives? Or will they be helpless against this predator under the streets?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605530-00711

DAREDEVIL #67
Written by Brian Michael Bendis


Art & Cover by Alex Maleev


"GOLDEN AGE" PART 2 (OF 4)


As if Daredevil's present wasn't bad enough, Daredevil's past now comes back to haunt him in a big way. In Golden Age, learn who was kingpin before The Kingpin. And what does he have to do with the legend of the White Tiger? Spanning the history of Marvel Comics, join the Eisner-nominated Bendis & Maleev for a 40th Anniversary celebration like no other!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960604706-06711

ELEKTRA: THE HAND #4 (OF 5)
Written by Akira Yoshida


Penciled by Chris Gossett


Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz


PART 4 (OF 5)


The Hand continues to grow in power as it drives out foreign influence from Japan. But its leader, Kagenobu Yoshioka, soon learns that the stronger his organization has grown, the less control he has over The Hand and its members. Certain sects have hired out their services and skills to the highest bidders, turning against the Japanese people it once sought to protect. Can one man now destroy the very beast he helped bring to life?


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605619-00411

BULLSEYE: GREATEST HITS #3 (OF 5)
Written by Daniel Way


Penciled by STEVE DILLON


Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.


PART 3 (OF 5)


It's a rumble in the jungle when Bullseye squares off against the Punisher!


32 PGS./ PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605567-00311

BLACK WIDOW #3 (OF 6)
Written by Richard K. Morgan


Art by BILL SIENKIEWICZ


(Layouts by goran parlov)


Cover by Greg Land


PART 3 (OF 6)


The intrigue continues as the spy who melted Siberia - Natasha Romanova - uses herself as bait to get vital info. Meanwhile, her hunters in our nation's capital track her down, meaning - you guessed it - a guest appearance by Nick Fury! Join mega-watt stars Richard K. Morgan & Bill Sienkiewicz (and cover artist Greg Land) as they heat up Marvel's hardboiled redhead this November!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605550-00311

MADROX #3 (OF 5)
Written by Peter David


Penciled by Pablo Raimondi


Cover by David Lloyd


PART 3 (OF 5)


Ever been totally beside yourself? Ever feel as if sometimes you're your own worst enemy? Then you can sympathize with Jamie Madrox as his investigation into his "own" death spirals out of control in Chicago, causing him to doubt everyone and everything, including - most especially -- himself. Meanwhile, Guido has a major smackdown with the assassin, Clay, while Wolfsbane seeks the goods on a philandering husband who may be cheating on his wife...but only spiritually.


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605555-00311

TOMB OF DRACULA #2
Written by ROB RODI


Penciled by Jamie Tolagson


Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz


PART 2 (OF 6)


Blade and a violent team of deadly vampire slayers set out to destroy Dracula before his metamorphosis into a vampire god is complete!! But is there a mole on the mission? Plus: the truth about the eerie prophecy of Dracula's destiny...


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605568-00211

NYX #7
Written by JOE QUESADA


Penciled by ROBERT TERANISHI


Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON


"WANNABE" PART 7 (OF 7)


FINAL ISSUE! As the last chapter of Kiden and her friends' saga comes to a close, the kids come to realize why they have been brought together and what it really means to be a mutant in the Big Apple.


32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99


UPC: 5960605456-00711

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #12
Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa


Penciled by Jim Muniz


Cover by Steve McNiven


"THE STUFF OF DREAMS" PART 3 (OF 3)


Every dream must come to an end-even the fear-induced nightmares that Psycho-Man is spreading across Manhattan! It's the climax to the first year of Marvel Knights 4 and the final showdown between the FF and their reality-warping foe. Hold onto your seats - especially you slight Marvelites - that wind blowing is a radical shift in the status quo of Marvel Comics' First Family of super heroes and adventurers!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$2.99


UPC: 5960605524-01211

HULK & THING: HARD KNOCKS #3 (OF 4)
Written by Bruce Jones


Art & Cover by Jae Lee


PART 3 (OF 4)


It's clobbering ti--OOF! Bruce Jones and superstar artist Jae Lee ring the bell for round three between two of Marvel's most powerful sluggers. Kick back and relax with a frosty mug, but make sure your teeth are still in your head. These fights are so big, even the readers need a mouthpiece!


32 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$3.50


UPC: 5960605605-00311

DOCTOR SPECTRUM #4 (OF 6)
Written by SAMM BARNES


Penciled by TRAVEL FOREMAN


Cover by GARY FRANK


PART 4 (OF 6)


Dig deeper into the past of Joe Ledger, a.k.a. Dr. Spectrum! The crystal that powered Hyperion's ship and became embedded in Dr. Spectrum's arm has plans for him. See those plans unfold here, in the story that couldn't be contained in Supreme Power!


32 PGS./ PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99


UPC: 5960605615-00411

PUNISHER #13 & #14
Written by Garth Ennis


Penciled by DOUGIE BRAITHWAITE


Cover by Tim Bradstreet


"MOTHER RUSSIA" PARTS 1 & 2 (OF 6)


Nicky Fury's got a job that needs doing - in Russia. The kind of suicide mission any sane man wouldn't ponder for a second. And that's exactly why he needs Frank Castle.


32 PGS. (each) / PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.99 (each)


UPC Issue #13: 5960605497-01311; UPC Issue #14: 5960605497-01411

ICON COMICS

POWERS #6
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Art & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING


Kidnapped by super-villains! Tortured by their leader! And she's been missing for hours!


What is the fate of Detective Deena Pilgrim??


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


32 PGS./ MATURE …$2.95


UPC: 5960605609-00611


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

POWERS: FOREVER TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penils & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING


FOREVER! The comic experience of the year - the origin of POWERS!


FOREVER! The story that literally spans the history of man as all the mysteries of Powers and the Powers universe unfold, following a lone warrior's trek through the greatest stories ever told.


FOREVER! The largest Powers collection yet!


WE SAID, "FOREVER!" WITH EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES!! GET: the entire unedited script to the controversial Powers #31, another brand-new "Bendis and Oeming interview each other," a stunning look into Oeming's research and sketch work for every era, bonus text pieces, a cover gallery, a making of the scene, and much more. We'd tell you, but we're already out of breath!


272 PGS./ MATURE …$19.95


UPC: 5960611656-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1656-7

KABUKI #3
Written by DAVID MACK


Cover & Art by DAVID MACK


"The Alchemy" Pt. 3


Kabuki is on a plane leaving Japan, leaving the Noh agency behind. A new passport, a new name, a new look, a new job, and a new life. So who is this new character on the plane with her who seems to know so much?


It's a new start for Kabuki and the perfect jumping-on issue for new readers! 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./FC/ MATURE/ $2.99


UPC: 5960605608-003611


Still available: KABUKI #1 (Mack cover & Alex Maleev cover)

MARVEL POSTERS

NEW AVENGERS #1 POSTER
Art by DAVID FINCH


24x36 / FC ...$5.95


UPC: 59606 05400 00042

MARVEL PREVIEWS #15
Hey, Mooks! This here's Ben Grimm - the THING - if you wuzn't sure. An I wuz pulled away from Aunt Petunia's fresh pie to talk to youse about this here "indispensable ordering tool" they're callin' "Marvel Previews". Each issue o' dis' MARVEL PREVIEWS is comic-book-sized, wit' 96 pages and more than four glossy colors, and you'll need 'em all to appreciate my pretty baby blues. Use dis' rag as a guide to every one of dem upcoming Marvel releases, but make sure you demand more o' yers truly. As an added bonus, in case you're the one guy who don't read Marvel Previews already, each little book includes special previews or something about upcoming or sold-out projects. MARVEL PREVIEWS #15 is talkin' about items scheduled fer sale in NOVEMBER 2004, and you got a four-fingered stamp of approval that it's a must-read! Reserve a copy and order form today, or you know what's coming - CLOBBERIN' TIME!


96 PGS./ MARVEL PSR …$0.99


UPC: 5960605479-01611


(or wise up an' get a FREE one when you throw down enough coin for Diamond's PREVIEWS!)


IN STORES 10/27 (Final Order Cut-off [FOC] Thursday, 10/7)

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS

ART OF MARVEL VOL. 2 HC
Cover by Salvador Larroca & Richard Isanove


Celebrate 65 years of cutting-edge comic-book artwork with this deluxe hardcover, a fitting tribute to the storied history of the House of Ideas! Featuring more than 100 illustrations from the 1940s through today, this brand-new volume brings you breathtaking looks at your favorite Marvel heroes and villains through the ages! A perfect companion piece to ART OF MARVEL VOL. I, this deluxe coffee-table book showcases the rich artistry of the Marvel Universe like never before!


128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$29.99


UPC: 5960611361-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1361-4


STILL AVAILABLE!


ART OF MARVEL VOL. 1…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611163)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 4
Written by STAN LEE & ROY THOMAS


Penciled by DON HECK


Cover by GIL KANE


Avengers Assemble! Earth's Mightiest Heroes join the mighty Marvel Masterworks line with another top-notch volume of Silver Age classics! Hold on tight to your Avengers membership card as Captain America, Goliath, the Wasp and Hawkeye battle the villainous Sons of the Serpent, the Living Laser, Ultrana and no less than the scheming Sub-Mariner himself! Featuring guest appearances by Iron Man, Black Widow, Hercules, the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, this one's a packed-to-the-gills thriller! Reserve your copy today, True Believer! Collects AVENGERS (Vol. 1) #31-40.


224 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99


UPC: 5960611638-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1638-9


MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 4 - VARIANT EDITION


224 PGS./ALL AGES…$54.99


UPC: 59606 11639 00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1638-7

/a>MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1 HC
Continuing the celebration of its 65th anniversary, Marvel Comics is proud to re-present the earliest adventures of Captain America, Sentinel of Liberty! This monumental hardcover volume re-masters and restores the first four historic issues of Captain America from 1941. Return to the Golden Age of comics as Cap and Bucky come face to face with the Red Skull, the Ringmaster of Death, Nazi minions and more!


264 PGS. / ALL AGES . . . $49.99


UPC: 5960611619-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1619-2

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1 - VARIANT EDITION
$54.99 (UPC: 5960611620-00111; ISBN: 0-7851-1620-6)


RETAILERS PLEASE NOTE: Final Order Cut-Off 10/21 (On-Sale 11/24)

MARVEL ENCYCLOPEDIA VOL. 6: FANTASTIC FOUR HC
Written by Jeff Christiansen, Kit Kiefer & More


New cover by Steve McNiven


The World's Greatest Comic Magazine - for more than five hundred issues, nearly every cover of Fantastic Four has boasted this bold proclamation. Forty years ago, writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby created a team of adventurers like no other that had come before. Now, Marvel Comics is proud to present the definitive guide to this groundbreaking title. Never before has the Fantastic Four's complete history been collected in such a comprehensive volume. This book covers it all, from their first days to the team's landmark 500th issue and beyond!


240 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$29.99


UPC: 5960611480-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1480-7

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5 HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


The latest ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN hardcover collects the stories from ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 9: ULTIMATE SIX and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 10: HOLLYWOOD, plus a hefty helping of DVD-style extras! The Green Goblin. Doctor Octopus. Electro. Kraven the Hunter. Sandman. Five of Spider-Man's deadliest foes have banded together as an unstoppable force of evil! Will the combined forces of Spider-Man and the Ultimates be enough to stop these criminal masterminds before their reign of terror spreads across the world? And who will be named as the final member of the "Sinister Six"? Plus: A major movie studio is making a summer blockbuster about Spider-Man, and the Ultimate Wall-Crawler swings by the set to give the producers a piece of his mind. But someone else is even hotter about being in the film than Spidey: Doctor Octopus, who just may shut the production down if he doesn't get final edit! As the cameras roll, the real wall-crawler and Doc Ock go head-to-head behind the scenes!


360 PGS./ALL AGES …$29.99


UPC: 5960611401-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1401-7


These ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN HCs STILL AVAILABLE!


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)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4…$29.99 (UPC: 5960611249)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 11: CARNAGE TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


The ULTIMATE titles are well-known for adding a unique twist to classic Marvel characters…and you better believe they're about to get a whole lot more twisted! One of the most ruthless villains in the history of the Marvel Universe, the fan-favorite Carnage, gets the Ultimate treatment! And though young Peter Parker has proven himself time and time again on the field of battle, can even he hope to defeat this heartless killing machine? Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #60-65.


144 PGS./ALL AGES …$12.99


UPC: 5960611403-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1403-3


These ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: POWER & RESPONSIBILITY…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610786)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2: LEARNING CURVE…$12.99 (UPC: 5960610820)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3: DOUBLE TROUBLE…$17.95 (UPC: 5960610879


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4: LEGACY…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610968)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5: PUBLIC SCRUTINY…$11.99 (UPC: 5960611087)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 6: VENOM…$15.99 (UPC: 5960611094)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7: IRRESPONSIBLE…$12.99 (UPC: 5960611092)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 8: CATS & KINGS…$17.99 (UPC: 5960611250)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 9: ULTIMATE SIX…$17.99 (UPC: 5960611312)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 10: HOLLYWOOD…$12.99 (UPC: 5960611402)

THE PULSE VOL. 1: THIN AIR TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by MARK BAGLEY


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


It's an inside look at the Marvel Universe's most notorious newspaper, the Daily Bugle! Former super hero and current private investigator Jessica Jones has just been offered a new job: a position with the Bugle's new super-hero section, The Pulse! Jessica's first assignment: to uncover the true identity of a former Bugle reporter's super-powered murderer! How is millionaire industrialist Norman Osborn involved in the case? And how will Jessica's shocking discovery affect the entire Marvel Universe? Collecting THE PULSE #1-5.


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99


UPC: 5960611332-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1332-0

DAREDEVIL VOL. 10: THE WIDOW TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by ALEX MALEEV


You asked for it; you got it: Daredevil's fiery, redheaded ex-partner returns to Hell's Kitchen to help the new Kingpin keep the streets clean. But why is she really back? One of Marvel's greatest love stories takes an interesting turn, and all in the horrible face of...JIGSAW! Guest-starring Nick Fury and the Avengers! Collecting DAREDEVIL #61-66 - plus the very first meeting of Daredevil and the Black Widow, from 1971's DAREDEVIL #81!


168 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.99


UPC: 5960611394-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1394-0


These DAREDEVIL TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!


DAREDEVIL VOL. 1: GUARDIAN DEVIL…$19.95 (UPC: 5960610737)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 2: PARTS OF A HOLE…$17.95 (UPC: 5960610808)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 3: WAKE UP…$9.99 (UPC: 5960610948)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 4: UNDERBOSS…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611024)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 5: OUT…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611074)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 6: LOWLIFE...$13.99 (UPC: 5960611105)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 7: HARDCORE…$13.99 (UPC: 5960611168)


DAREDEVIL VOL. 9: KING OF HELL'S KITCHEN…$13.99 (UPC: 5960611337)

PUNISHER MAX VOL. 2: KITCHEN IRISH TPB
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Penciled by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ


Cover by TIM BRADSTREET


When a bomb explodes in a Hell's Kitchen pub, Frank Castle embarks on a deadly mission that pits him against two rival gangs. One thing is certain: The Punisher won't be pulling his punches! One of comics' most provocative writers takes one of comics' most provocative characters in a new direction - any direction he wants!


Collecting PUNISHER #7-12.


144 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$14.99


UPC: 5960611539-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1539-0


STILL AVAILABLE!


PUNISHER MAX VOL. 1 TPB…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611391)

BLADE: BLACK & WHITE TPB
Written by MARV WOLFMAN & CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by TONY DEZUNIGA & GENE COLAN


Cover by GENE COLAN


A war is raging, and he has a job to do; for Blade the Vampire Hunter, there are no shades of gray! Now, for the first time ever, the House of Ideas reprints the best of Blade in bold black and white from its legendary '70s-era horror magazines - including VAMPIRE TALES and MARVEL PREVIEW! Collecting material from VAMPIRE TALES #8-9, MARVEL PREVIEW #3 and #6, BLADE: CRESCENT CITY BLUES #1, and MARVEL SHADOWS AND LIGHT #1.


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$15.99


UPC: 5960611469-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1469-6


These ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!


ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 1…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610920)


ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 2…$16.99 (UPC: 5960611461)


ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 3…$16.99 (UPC: 5960611558)

ESSENTIAL IRON MAN VOL. 2 TPB
Written by STAN LEE


Penciled by DON HECK & GENE COLAN


Cover by DON HECK


It's armored action at its best as Iron Man faces Ultimo; the Mandarin; the Titanium Man, the ever-popular communist menace; and more! Guest-starring S.H.I.E.L.D., the Sub-Mariner and the Hulk! Includes the first run of Iron Man's solo series! Collecting TALES OF SUSPENSE #73-99, IRON MAN & SUB-MARINER #1 and IRON MAN #1-10.


584 PGS./ALL AGES …$16.99


UPC: 5960611487-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1487-4


STILL AVAILABLE!


ESSENTIAL IRON MAN VOL. 1…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611002)

VENOM VOL. 3: TWIST TPB
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by SKOTTIE YOUNG


Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN


It's symbiote vs. symbiote, and Spider-Man is forced to play damage control as the two bloodthirsty Venom creatures cause havoc in the city! Patricia Robertson must gain control of the alien symbiote that's eating away at her long enough to kill the original Venom, Eddie Brock. But Spider-Man has other plans and enlists the help of the Fantastic Four. Collecting VENOM #14-18.


120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99


UPC: 5960611554-00111


These VENOM TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!


VENOM VOL. 1: SHIVER...$13.99 (UPC: 5960611252)


VENOM VOL. 2: RUN…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611553)

SHE-HULK VOL. 1: SINGLE GREEN FEMALE TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT


Penciled by JUAN BOBILLO


Cover by ADI GRANOV


Single Green Female, outgoing, intelligent, great sense of humor. Enjoys clubbing, dishing with gal-pals and saving the universe. Ready to put old issues behind and make a fresh start. Contact Jen W. at Avengers Mansion. That's right…everyone's favorite Jade Giantess, She-Hulk, has returned for tons of fun, both on and off the field of battle! Collecting SHE-HULK #1-6.


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99


UPC: 5960611443-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1443-2

X-STATIX VOL. 4: X-STATIX VS. THE AVENGERS TPB
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Pencils & Cover by MIKE ALLRED


Who's stronger? Who can beat whom? Well, you're about to find out! And how! America's favorite mutant team, X-Force, squares off against Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, in the rumble of the century…or at least the next four months! Collecting X-STATIX #19-26.


192 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$19.99


UPC: 5960611537-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1537-4


These X-STATIX TPBs


STILL AVAILABLE!


X-STATIX Vol. 1: Good Omens…$11.99


(UPC: 5960611059)


X-STATIX VOL. 2: Good Guys & Bad Guys…$15.99 (UPC: 5960611139)


X-STATIX VOL. 3: BACK FROM THE DEAD…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611140-00111)

ALPHA FLIGHT VOL. 1: YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN' ME TPB
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL


Pencils & Cover by


CLAYTON HENRY


Bigger than Gretsky! Stranger than Strange Brew! The explosive premiere of an all-new, all-different Alpha Flight! The Canadian superteam that's given the Uncanny X-Men a run for their money returns in a shocking new series that will be the talk of Manitoba. Be sure not to miss the beginning of a new era, eh? Collecting ALPHA FLIGHT #1-6.


144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99


UPC: 5960611430-00111


ISBN: 0-7851-1430-0

 
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