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HOUSE OF M

HOUSE OF M #3 (of 8)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL


Cover by ESAD RIBIC


The world has turned upside-down and only two people know the truth. Follow Wolverine as he tries to piece together the mystery of the House of M, but first he must figure out -- who are his friends and who are foes?


The last page of this issue will blow your minds and crack the Internet right in half!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

HOUSE OF M #4 (of 8)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL


Cover by ESAD RIBIC


The fate of the entire world rests on the shoulders of one young girl, the newest of new mutants, Layla Miller. She is about to become the most important person in the Marvel Universe and this is her first appearance.Starring the entire Marvel Universe.


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

IRON MAN: HOUSE OF M #1 (of 3)
Written by GREG PAK


Pencils and cover by PAT LEE


Tony Stark is the smartest, most successful Sapien on the planet-the best and brightest of a dying species. Does it bother him that the House of M uses the technology produced by Tony's multi-billion-dollar company to keep Sapiens down? That must be the reason he keeps his most powerful creation a secret - a familiar-looking suit of armor!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR: HOUSE OF M #1 (of 3)
Written by JOHN LAYMAN


Pencils and cover by SCOT EATON


The Fantastic Four as you never could have imagined them! The trusted advisor at Magneto's right hand is almost certainly the second most powerful man in the world. But the question is…will second-best be enough for Victor Von Doom?


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

SECRETS OF THE HOUSE OF M
Written by MIKE RAICHT


Witness history in the making! Revealing startling new details of the moment that changed everything, SECRETS OF THE HOUSE OF M is an essential companion to the limited-series mega-event. This keepsake volume also includes an overview of significant events and world leaders in the House of M reality, and HANDBOOK-style bios of all the key players - including S.H.I.E.L.D. operatives, mutant heroes and super-humans! Plus: newspaper and magazine articles, personal journal entries, a guided tour of the House of M reality, and more!


48 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$3.99

MUTOPIA X #1 (of 5)
Written by DAVID HINE


Penciled by LAN MEDINA


Cover by ANDY PARK


House of M tie-in!


Lights, camera, terrorists! Special investigator of human and mutant affairs, Ismael Ortega, teams up with ordinary cop, Lucas Bishop, to make sure terrorists from the Human Resistance Movement don't kill hundreds by sabotaging a glamorous movie premiere!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #462
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS


House of M tie-in!


"SEASON OF THE WITCH" Part 1 (of 4)!


The return of Captain Britain! Brian Braddock is released from his duties as protector of the Omniverse to deal with a threat of even greater proportions-as if that was even possible! Meanwhile, Pyslocke and Rachel find themselves trapped in a situation with no way out!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50

NEW X-MEN #16
Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS & CHRISTINA WEIR


Pencils & Cover by AARON LOPRESTI


House of M tie-in!


"HOUSE DIVIDED" Part 1 (Of 4)


When orders come down that a leader of the human resistance in Japan must be assassinated, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s highly trained Hellions squad is called in to do it. But when a team of future mutant leaders called the New Mutants find out about this, they must intervene to put an end to a guaranteed disaster of global portions!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #83 & #84
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by JORGE LUCAS


Cover by Andy Brase


House of M tie-in!


THE LAST REFUGE Part 1 & 2 (of 4)


In the Australian outback, Bruce Banner has found a peace he's never known amongst a tribe of Aborigines. But when their safety is threatened by a battle between a sect of AIM and the ruling totalitarian mutant government, the Hulk is forced to intervene in a BIG way. A House of M tie-in as the aforementioned "House" discovers that there is one mortal in all the world who can stand against it, and he's drawing an incredible line in the sand, setting a stage for an unprecedented showdown. The Hulk like you've never seen him before!!!


32 PGS. (each)/T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99 (each)

SPIDER-MAN: HOUSE OF M #2 (of 5)
Written by MARK WAID & TOM PEYER


Pencils and cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


Peter Parker may be the world-famous SPIDER-MAN, hottest celebrity of the moment, but a disgruntled employee named J. Jonah Jameson has just been handed a loaded gun…one that could destroy everything Peter holds dear. Is Peter about to pay the ultimate price for humiliating Jonah one too many times?


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THE PULSE: HOUSE OF M SPECIAL EDITION
Written by Brian Michael Bendis & various


Art & Cover by Mike Mayhew


EXTRA, EXTRA-READ ALL ABOUT IT!!!


You're in the world of the HOUSE OF M. Super heroes battle over your head, the flag of M waves over you-oppressing you, and the world falls apart around you. When you need to know what's happening, who's doing it, and where you'll need to hide, you can count on only one source-THE PULSE!


THE PULSE: HOUSE OF M SPECIAL EDITION is the ACTUAL newspaper from the HOUSE OF M! Your best source for late-breaking-survival! Packed to the gills with House of M secrets you can't get anywhere else. Contains exclusive art and text.


12 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$.50

THE PULSE #10
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by MICHAEL LARK


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


House of M tie-in!


A startling chapter in the HOUSE OF M saga as HOUSE OF M and NEW AVENGERS writer Brian Bendis peels a shocking layer off the mystery of the Marvel Universe that no AVENGERS fan (old or new) dare miss!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

CABLE/DEADPOOL #17
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Pencils & Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER


"ENEMA OF THE STATE"


House of M tie-in!


So-- here it is - sort of the conclusion to the epic world-hopping story arc as Deadpool, Cannonball and Siryn desperately search for the missing Cable.


After scouring several alternate worlds and various alternate Cables, where they find the one TRUE Cable will come as a very, VERY big shock - and set up a whole new roller coaster ride for Marvel's oddest couple! (Part 3 of 3 - even though it really does continue into the next issue...)


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

ULTIMATE STARTS!

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #21
Written by MARK MILLAR


Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND


"CROSSOVER" Part 1 (of 3)


Ultimate Starts Month begins here! Mark Millar returns to Ultimate Fantastic Four, and he's brought X-Men: Phoenix Endsong superstar Greg Land with him! Even in their short careers, the Ultimate FF have seen a lot of amazing things - but nothing will prepare them for the world they're about to enter! Reed Richards has used his scientific genius to contact an Earth in a surprisingly familiar parallel dimension - and he's ready to visit!


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ULTIMATES 2 #7
Written by MARK MILLAR


Pencils & Cover by BRYAN HITCH


"WOLF IN THE FOLD"


Ultimate Starts Month continues as a new chapter of the saga of the Ultimates begins to unfold! As Captain America leads the team into action, the mysterious traitor makes a move that will forever alter the life of one of the Ultimates...in the most horrifying way possible. You must not miss this issue!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #79 & #80
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


"WARRIORS" Parts 1 & 2 (of 6)


Ultimate Starts Month continues with the launch of an all-new, all-action story! The Gang War to end all Gang Wars begins! The Kingpin is in retreat--and that kind of a power vacuum won't last long. It's about to be filled by a figure of unabashed dread in the underworld: Hammerhead! PLUS, the Ultimate debut of several Marvel characters, including Moon Knight! And Spidey thinks he's had trouble before... but nothing has has ever made him declare - "Peter Parker" no more!


32 PGS. (each)/T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50 (each)

ULTIMATE X-MEN #61
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Pencils and Cover by STUART IMMONEN


"MAGNETIC NORTH" Part 1 (of 5)


Ultimate Starts Month sends Emma Frost, Alex Summers and the X-Men's greatest enemy into an epic new storyline! When teenage mutant Lorna Dane accidentally commits a horrific crime, will the X-Men protect her, or leave her to the fury of S.H.I.E.L.D.?


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50

ULTIMATE IRON MAN #3 (of 5)
Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD


Pencils & Cover by ANDY KUBERT


Sci-Fi visionary ORSON SCOTT CARD (Ender's Game) and superstar artist ANDY KUBERT (1602) tell the tale of Tony Stark. Don't miss this amazing chapter where Tony meets Jim "Rhodey" Rhodes for the first time!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #522
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Penciled by MIKE DEODATO


Cover by KAARE ANDREWS


It's an action-packed extravaganza as the hordes of Hydra make a final push to take over the United States!! And it's up to everyone's favorite red, white, and blue web-slinger to make sure that "HAIL HYDRA" isn't the new national anthem!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50

SPIDER-MAN

ARAA #7
Written by FIONA AVERY


Penciled by Francis portela


Cover by Mark Brooks


"UNEXPECTED PASTS" Part 1 (of 6)


New storyarc! Exactly what happened to Araa's mother before she disappeared all those years ago? Startling new information on her family's past spurs Anya to launch her own personal investigation. Will history be too painful to bear? Meanwhile, the evil Sisterhood of the Wasp hosts a summit of fiends, rogues, and villains so big that Araa just might have to crash the party! Hopefully she can get a few roundhouse kicks in before someone calls the cops! Featuring guest artist Francis Portela (Batman: Gotham Knights, G.I. Joe: Frontline).


32 PGS./Marvel PSR …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN: BREAKOUT #4 (of 5)
Written by TONY BEDARD


Pencils & Cover by MANUEL GARCIA


With a Brooklyn housing project held hostage by Crossfire's a psychotic mind-control gang, and hundreds of innocent lives at the mercy of the Controller, the Mandrill and the Corruptor, Spider-Man finally learns the awful truth behind the super-villain gang war terrorizing his city.


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

TOXIN #4 (of 6)
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON


Cover by DUNCAN FEGREDO


"ZERO HOUR"


The answer to all Pat's burning questions - like how to rein in a destructive, immature alien residing in his body - becomes crystal-clear. But does Pat have the guts for the tough love he'll need to solve his problems? He and Toxin had better find a middle ground fast before The Wrecking Crew show to chew up the scenery!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

SPIDER-GIRL #88
Written by TOM DEFALCO


Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ


"FAMILY BUSINESS".


Even as a Skrull Worldship threatens Fantastic Five Headquarters, Spider-Girl and Franklin Richards race into the Negative Zone to prevent Apox the Omega Skrull from destroying the original Fantastic Four. With guest-stars galore, this issue also resolves the mystery surrounding the disappearance of the Invisible Woman. Part 3 (of 3).


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #10
Written by MARC SUMERAK & M.E. MACUAGA


Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI & PIA GUERRA


Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO


Two new tales torn from the web-slinger's world. First, how far will J. Jonah Jameson's new intern go in order to get in good with the old man? And then, can Peter Parker inadvertently save the city from a suicide bomber?


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #16
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN


Penciled by BILLY TAN


Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


"WILD BLUE YONDER"


The neighborhood's got a new protector. He's bigger, strong and faster than Spidey and, even worse…he's hogging the front page of the Daily Bugle! What's everyone's favorite wall-crawler to do? Part 4 (of 6).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

MARVEL KNIGHTS

WOLVERINE #30
Written by MARK MILLAR


Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.


"AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D."


Who else wants some? Wolverine continues to dole out the punishment, and the bad boys keep lining up to get it. With his to-do list of villains to crush shrinking by the minute, Wolverine sets his sights on the brass ring: the new Supreme Hydra himself. It's a grudge match like you've never seen before! Part 5 (of 6).


32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.50

DAREDEVIL #75
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by ALEX MALEEV


"DECALOGUE"


The haunting secret of Matt Murdock's year as Kingpin is revealed in this shocking double-sized conclusion that features a super-sized, hardboiled Daredevil story and a stunning superstar gallery of classic Daredevil images handpicked by the creative team of Bendis and Maleev. Part 5 (of 5).


48 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ….$3.99

BLACK PANTHER #6
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN


Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR.


Cover by KAARE ANDREWS


"WHO IS THE BLACK PANTHER?"


The first arc concludes and it's one for the record books! It's a rumble in the jungle as the Wakandan royal family squares off against the Radioactive Man, and the Black Panther goes toe-to-toe with his arch-nemesis Klaw in a battle royale! Part 6 (of 6).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL #6 (OF 7)
Written by FRANK CHO


Pencils & Cover by FRANK CHO


It's eye-popping action from cover-to-cover as Shanna stumbles into the middle of a mass migration of razor-toothed raptors, each of which would love to make her an afternoon snack, and has to slice her way to freedom!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.50

HERCULES #4 & #5 (of 5)
Written by FRANK TIERI


Pencils & Cover by MARK TEXEIRA


Game on! Hercules has picked up the gauntlet thrown down by King Eurytheses and then some - he's completed eight of the Twelve Labors set before him. Now comes the hardest part: Four final four challenges that could very well push the Prince of Power over the brink. Zounds! What a conclusion!


32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (each)

DAREDEVIL VS. PUNISHER # 1
Written by DAVE LAPHAM


Pencils & Cover by DAVE LAPHAM


MEANS AND ENDS, PART 1 OF 6


It's wall-to-wall David Lapham (Stray Bullets) as the Eisner-Award winner and indy-sensation writes, pencils, and inks two of Marvel's biggest icons in a miniseries for the ages! This summer, Daredevil and the Punisher vie for the soul of Hell's Kitchen as half of the East Coast's underworld - in chaos since Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin of crime, was deposed - scramble for their shot at the big chair. And as the city descends into chaos-as murder and intimidation become the staples of the day - Daredevil and the Punisher each seek to restore order in their own unique way. For Daredevil - who's anointed himself the new "Kingpin" of the city - this means dispensing justice at the end of a billy club. But for the Punisher, justice at the end of a billy club isn't justice at all. For the Punisher, justice for these animals is at the end of a shotgun. Featuring more Marvel villains than you can shake a stick at - including Hammerhead and the return of the nefarious…Jackal!!


32 PGS./Marvel PSR+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL VS. PUNISHER # 2
Written by DAVE LAPHAM


Pencils & Cover by DAVE LAPHAM


MEANS AND ENDS, PART 2 OF 6


David Lapham (Stray Bullets) continues his electric series as things heat up between the Punisher and Daredevil! As tension mounts in the city and an innocent civilian family is confronted by thugs, the Punisher begins a one-man killing spree, slicing through the Mafia with a reckless abandon. But Hammerhead and his cohorts make a play to consolidate their power, bringing in some super-powered muscle to claim a ten-million-dollar bounty on the Punisher's head! And Daredevil-the new "Kingpin" of the city - won't go silently into the night. Featuring a confrontation between Daredevil and Hammerhead!


32 PGS./Marvel PSR+ …$2.99

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #20
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA


Penciled by VALENTINE DELANDRO


Cover by CARLOS PAGULAYAN


INHUMANE


The conflict between the Family Fantastic and the Inhumans heats up with Black Bolt and Medusa's arrival on Earth. Sue is determined to keep the two Inhuman runaways safe no matter the cost, but with the rest of the FF wondering if they should even be involved in this dispute, what possible hope do she and the alien children have? Part 2 [of 2]


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #529
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils & Cover by MIKE MCKONE


"APPOINTMENT OVERDUE!"


Reed's got a rendezvous to keep at the edge of space-but in order to reach it, he's going to have to work his way through a battalion of America's best-trained fighting men!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

MARVEL HEROES

DEFENDERS #1 (of 5)
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS


Pencils & Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE


Wong possessed by Nightmare! Dormammu and Umar in unholy alliance! The Hulk and the Sub-Mariner at each other's throats! The Silver Surfer...uh...surfing. Can Doctor Strange reunite the Defenders and save "Reality As We Know It?" Come to think of it, can editor Andy Schmidt save the Marvel Universe from Eisner-award-winning creators Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire? Only the Ancient One knows for sure!


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

[Editor's Note: For more on this book, click here.

MARVEL MILESTONES: DR. STRANGE, SILVER SURFER, SUB-MARINER & HULK
Written by STAN LEE & BILL EVERETT


Penciled by BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, JACK KIRBY & BILL EVERETT


Cover by BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH


The Defenders have their day! In honor of this month's DEFENDERS #1, Dr. Strange faces death in the unreal dream world of Nightmare in a story from MARVEL PREMIERE #3! Plus: the Silver Surfer vs. Quasimodo from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #5, the first appearance of the Sub-Mariner from MARVEL COMICS #1 and the origin of the Hulk from HULK #3.


48 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #9
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by STEVE MCNIVEN


Cover by DAVID FINCH


"THE SENTRY"


The mystery of the Sentry revealed! What has kept the Sentry a secret from the world, and how will the world react to his re-emerging. Featuring guest stars galore, and the setup for the blistering new Sentry series by Sentry creator Paul Jenkins. Part 3 (of 3).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50


RETAILERS PLASE NOTE: There will be a variant cover of this issue

GIANT-SIZED SPIDER-WOMAN #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by RICK MAYS


Featuring Classic Reprints by ARCHIE GOODWIN, SAL BUSCEMA, JIM MOONEY MARV WOLFMAN, CARMINE INFANTINO CHRIS CLAREMONT & STEVE LEIALOHA


To know her is to fear her! In celebration of the original Spider-Woman's triumphant return in the pages of NEW AVENGERS comes this colossal collection of classic tales - plus a brand-new 8-page story by NEW AVENGERS scribe BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and artist RICK MAYS (ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP)! Featuring the super-heroine sensation's nerve-numbing first appearance and origin in MARVEL SPOTLIGHT #32 (February 1977); the premiere issue of her solo series, SPIDER-WOMAN #1 (April 1978); and the first appearance of Siryn, featuring the X-Men and Nick Fury, from SPIDER-WOMAN #37-38 (April/June 1981).


96 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$4.99

HULK: DESTRUCTION #1 (of 4)
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by JIM MUNIZ


Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE


The new, definitive origin of the Abomination is revealed, serving as a backdrop against Emil Blonsky's unwilling return to Mother Russia. When you're a Russian government official who dreams of restoring his country to the status of superpower, who else would you turn to but a Russian with genuine superpower. Unfortunately for the Abomination, where he goes, Bruce Banner tends to follow....and the long and bizarre course of their history together begins to unfold.


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MACHINE TEEN #3 (of 5)
Written by MARC SUMERAK


Pencils & Cover by


MIKE HAWTHORNE


"HISTORY 101001"


Machine Teen Disassembled! The perfect life becomes a perfect lie as Adam learns the frightening truth about his origin! And just when he thought things couldn't get any worse, Adam discovers first-hand that he and his father are in grave danger! Who else knows his secret -- and more importantly, who can he trust? Marvel Next's newest hero turns up the juice!


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

SPELLBINDERS #5 (of 6)
Written by MIKE CAREY


Pencils and Cover by


MIKE PERKINS


An ancient enemy has returned to crush the witches of Salem, and the Pillar of Smoke has spoken for the last time. With her friends missing in action, Kim's still got one last option left open to her -- so long as she's prepared to walk living into the halls of the dead.


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

MARVEL NEMESIS: THE IMPERFECTS #3 (of 6)
Written by GREG PAK


Penciled by RENATO ARLEM


Cover by JAE LEE


The birth of the Imperfects! Using his alien technology, Dr. Niles Van Roekel transforms a group of rejects into a new team of savage super heroes. But what's Van Roekel's master plan? And which Marvel hero will betray friends and comrades to join him?


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

LIVEWIRES #6 (of 6)
Written by ADAM WARREN


Penciled by RICK MAYS


Cover by ADAM WARREN


The end is HERE, as the Livewires' doomed assault on an airborne black project spirals down to a thoroughly disastrous finale. Death and destruction abound as hordes of enemy mecha close in on a weaponless, defenseless Stem Cell who, in turn, is frantically trying to hack herself, to reformat and reboot her A.I. mind and robotic body, as time runs out.


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

G.L.A. #4 (of 4)
Written by DAN SLOTT


Pencils & Cover by PAUL PELLETIER


"COUNTDOWN TO A MISCOUNT"


See? We weren't kidding. Someone DID die in GLA#1. So maybe now you'll believe us when we tell you that this issue doesn't just signal THE END for the GLA… but for the ENTIRE Marvel Universe as well! Hmm… Okay, maybe not the ENTIRE Marvel U…. But everybody who doesn't have a monthly book or plans for an upcoming mini-series-- all of THOSE guys could go! We mean it!


Hey, if Wolverine can kill off the Hornet and Northstar as afterthoughts, don't think we won't take out everybody else! Grrr!


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

MARVEL TEAM-UP #10
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN


Pencils & Cover by SCOTT KOLINS


"MASTER OF THE RING" - CONCLUSION!


The Ringmaster faces the combined might of Spider-Man, Moon Knight, and Daredevil--with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. This ultra-climactic issue brings the second thrilling arc of Marvel Team-Up to a close and paves the way for our third titanic story arc starting next month!


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

RUNAWAYS #6
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA


Cover by JO CHEN


"TRUE BELIEVERS"


It's the explosive conclusion to the Runaways' most spectacular adventure. In a final battle that will change the team's lineup forever, the Runaways confront Victor Mancha's father, the major Marvel villain who just might persuade his son to join the dark side. Plus, the mysterious benefactor behind Turbo's group of former teen heroes is finally revealed! PART 6 (of 6).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

GRAVITY #2 (of 5)
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Pencils & Cover by MIKE NORTON


So, you've moved to the city, settled in and enjoyed your first victory against a notorious super villain. Now what's a freshly-minted super hero to do? Why, you find yourself a seasoned veteran to show you the ropes and offer sage advice. Hey, be sure to ask him for some pointers on how to lie to your friends about all those bruises and disappearing acts, okay?


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

AMAZING FANTASY #10
Written by FRED VAN LENTE


Penciled by LEONARD KIRK & FEDERICA MANFREDI


Cover by JAMES JEAN


The all-new Scorpion successfully infiltrates Advanced Idea Mechanics but gets more than she bargains for when her first mission for A.I.M. is one of assassination. Is maintaining her cover worth killing for? Also: S.H.I.E.L.D. at last discovers the horrifying secret of the Scorpion's poison touch... but too late to save her! Part 4 (of 6)


BONUS: Introducing a new horror sensation to the Marvel Universe-Vampire by Night! Who is this mysterious girl, who in the Marvel U is she related to and what kind of bizarre curse does she possess? Get in on the start with the first part of this new 8-page back-up feature with art by Federica Manfredi. Part 1 (of 3). 32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

YOUNG AVENGERS #6
Written by ALLAN HEINBERG


Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG


The 6-part SIDEKICKS story arc comes to a shattering conclusion when the Young Avengers lose one of their founding members, a new member arrives on the scene, and the entire team undergoes a radical transformation. It's a surprising new direction for the Young Avengers as they battle Kang, the Avengers, and each other to ensure the team's survival.


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: AVENGERS 2005
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID, MICHAEL HOSKIN, MARK O'ENGLISH, ANTHONY FLAMINI, STUART VANDAL, RONALD BYRD, BILL LENTZ & CHRIS BIGGS


Cover by TOM GRUMMETT & MORRY HOLLOWELL


Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble in this update to last year's Avengers Handbook! This Official Handbook contains in-depth bios on the New Avengers, the Young Avengers, the Great Lakes Avengers and more of your favorite old-school Avengers! Plus: An all-new cover by superstar artist Tom Grummett, digitally painted by Morry Hollowell.


48 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$3.99

IRON MAN #4
Written by WARREN ELLIS


Pencils & Cover by ADI GRANOV


"EXTREMIS"


In order to cope with the product of the Extremis enhancile, will Tony Stark be forced to use it on himself as well? And, if he does, what will that mean for the future of Iron Man? Part 4 (of 6).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

NEW WARRIORS #2 (of 6)
Written by ZEB WELLS


Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG


The New Warriors continue their mission to stamp out evil across America! A small town is terrorized by exotic animals who have taken over the local zoo. Can the Warriors save the day AND guarantee that no animals will be harmed in the making of this issue? Check out the latest from Wells and Young to find out!


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

NEW THUNDERBOLTS #10
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Pencils & Cover by TOM GRUMMETT


"PURPLE REIGN" Part 1 (of 3)


Everything you thought you knew could very well be WRONG! Songbird and Swordsman are on the run with all of Manhattan against them -- but when they reach the Thunderbolts, will they find friends or foes? Have Songbird's former teammates been manipulated from the very beginning by -- Killgrave the Purple Man?


32 PGS./T+ Suggested for Teens and Up …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #5
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER


Cover by TONY SALVADOR DANIEL


AN ALL-NEW STORY! Electro has been humiliated by that Spider-Punk long enough. Now it's time to get some RESPECT. With the juice that runs New York City in his hands, the world will learn that Electro isn't one to be trifled with! It's wall-to-wall action in the Mighty Marvel Manner when artist Patrick Scherberger is joined by new Adventures writer Sean McKeever to deliver all-original action-packed tales of everybody's favorite teenage wall-crawler!


32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.50

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #2
Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA


Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN


Cover by MICHAEL RYAN


When a rampaging alien from another dimension runs amok in New York City, there's only one thing to do-call in the Fantastic Four! But what happens if they're the ones responsible? Find out in this all-new FF adventure!


32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.50

NEW! MARVEL FLIP BOOKS

MARVEL ADVENTURES #2
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #2


Written by ERICA DAVID


Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER


Cover by TONY SALVADOR DANIEL


MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #2


Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA


Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN


Cover by MICHAEL RYAN


64 pgs / 3.99

MARVEL HEROES #2
NEW AVENGERS #2


Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH


CAPTAIN AMERICA #2


Written by ED BRUBAKER


Art & Cover by STEVE EPTING


64 pgs / 3.99

MARVEL SELECT #2
ASTONISHING X-MEN #2


Written by JOSS WHEDON


Pencils & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY


NEW X-MEN: ACADEMY X #2


Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS &


CHRISTINA WEIR


Pencils & Cover by RANDY GREEN


64 pgs / 3.99

MARVEL TALES #2
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #35


Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils by JOHN ROMITA JR.


Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL


AMAZING FANTASY #2


Written by FIONA AVERY


Pencils & Cover by MARK BROOKS


64 pgs / 3.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL #2
ULTIMATE X-MEN #2


Written by MARK MILLAR


Pencils by ADAM KUBERT


Cover by JOE QUESADA


ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #2


Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & MARK MILLAR


Pencils by ADAM KUBERT


Cover by BRYAN HITCH


64 pgs / 3.99

ULTIMATE TALES #2
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #2


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #3


Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils by MARK BAGLEY


Covers by JOE QUESADA


64 pgs / 3.99

X-MEN

X-MEN #173
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Pencils and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


"BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE"


Gambit and Rogue's tumultuous relationship reaches its ultimate breaking point! Will Gambit give in to his desires and find love in the arms of another woman? Also, the X-Men consider a new member - one of their greatest foes of all time! Part 3 (of 3).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.50

NYX #6
Written by JOE QUESADA


Penciled by ROBERT TERANISHI


Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON


Alphabet City's mutant strays are back! Kiden, Tat, Cameron and X-23 begin to uncover the what's and why's of their strange union, all the while unaware of Zebra Daddy's young errand boy on their trail. But is it all a choreographed coincidence that means much more than anyone could guess? Check out the explosive new issue as we speed toward next month's unbelievable and inevitable conclusion.


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

NIGHTCRAWLER #8
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA


Pencils & Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON


"THE WINDING WAY" Part Two: Dark Carnival


Kurt's journey along the winding way begins in earnest as he, buddy Logan, and hottie nurse Christine Palmer travel to the eerie forests of Bavaria, where our favorite blue elf was raised by the gypsy enchantress, Margali Szardos. But what are the dark forces compelling Kurt to revisit his past?


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

WEAPON X: DAYS OF FUTURE NOW #1 (of 5)
Written by FRANK TIERI


Pencils & Cover by BART SEARS


Because you demanded it, Weapon X is back! The War of the Programs is over and now Director Malcolm Colcord is ready to take his plans to the next level! It's the Weapon X you love, only now, all bets are off. Witness the beginning of the end of Frank Tieri's Weapon X saga! Starring Agent Zero, Fantomex, Sublime, Chamber, and of course, Wolverine!


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

X-MEN: KITTY PRYDE - SHADOW & FLAME #2 (of 6)
Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA


Pencils & Cover by PAUL SMITH


The mystery behind Kitty's trip to far-off Japan deepens when she is attacked by a whole mess of ninjas! What do these ninjas want with Kitty? And what long-forgotten villain from Kitty's past is about to finally make his move? Part 2 (of 6).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

ORORO: BEFORE THE STORM #2 (of 4)
Written by MARC SUMERAK


Penciled by CARLO BARBERI


Cover by MARK BROOKS


Ororo embarks on the grandest adventure of her young life! When an archaeologist in search of an ancient Egyptian artifact seeks the services of Achmed El-Gibar's band of thieves to aid his cause, you can bet that El-Gibar's prize pupil will be leading the pack! But will an early encounter with a foe from her future leave young Ororo in over her head? The calm has ended- get ready for the Storm!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

EXILES #66 & #67
Written by TONY BEDARD


Pencils & Cover by JAMES CALAFIORE


"DESTROY ALL MONSTERS" Parts 1 and 2 (of 3)


The bold new Exiles era charges forward! Old teammates are buried, and the search for a way to heal another brings the Exiles face to gruesome face with some of the fiercest monsters in Marvel Universe history!


Guest-starring KRAKOA, the island that walks like a man!


32 PGS. (each)/T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99 (each)

NEW X-MEN: HELLIONS #3 (of 4)
Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS


& CHRISTINA WEIR


Pencils & Cover by


CLAYTON HENRY


"FORTUNE AND GLORY"


What if you could get anything you wanted? Well, the Hellions have. Their biggest dreams have all come true-but with a price. The Hellions are called in to recover a secret object for the mysterious Kingmaker… but what happens when they discover the nefarious plot the Kingmaker has for it? Part 3 (of 4).


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

X-MEN: THE END - HEROES AND MARTYRS #5 (of 6)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by SEAN CHEN


Cover by GREG LAND


The saga of the final days of the X-Men continues! What is behind the long-concealed link between Gambit and Mr. Sinister…and what will it mean for Gambit and Rogue's children?


32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$2.99

MAX

PUNISHER #23
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Penciled by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ


Cover by TIM BRADSTREET


"UP IS DOWN AND BLACK IS WHITE"


Frank Castle's having a rough day: After taking two blasts to the chest from a sawed-off 12-gauge - courtesy of Nick Cavella's lethal and not-so-lovely goon Teresa - he falls into the clutches of Agent O'Brien, a renegade spook who carries a major torch for the Punisher. Is love in the air? Part 5 (of 6).


32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99

ICON COMICS

POWERS #13
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Art & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING


Powers are dropping out of the sky, leaving bloody bodies in their wake. When one of the victims is revealed to be the cosmic guardian of our galaxy, Homicide Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim find themselves knee deep in cosmic doo. And if things weren't bad enough, Internal Affairs would like to have a word with Detective Pilgrim.


All that and it's a perfect jumping on point for new readers!


From the writer of some of your favorite marvel comics, (New Avengers, House of M, Ultimate Spider-Man, Daredevil, Secret War) comes a brand new chapter from the award winning book!


32 PGS./Mature …$2.95

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS

MARVEL VISIONARIES: JOHN ROMITA SR. HC
Written by STAN LEE, TOM DEFALCO, ROY THOMAS & ROGER STERN


Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR.


Jazzy John and Marvel's Mightiest together in stories that made them both famous! The coming of the communist-hunting Captain America! Peter Parker's parents in perilous predicaments! The first of the final face-offs between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin! The debut of the Devil's Daughter! Also featuring the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Nick Fury, Wolverine, the Kingpin and more! Includes rarely seen horror tales from the pre-Marvel era! Collects STRANGE TALES #4; MENACE #11; YOUNG MEN #24, 26; TALES TO ASTONISH #77; TALES OF SUSPENSE #77; DAREDEVIL #16 and 17; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #39, #40, #42, #50, #108, #109 and #365; FANTASTIC FOUR #105 and 106; CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FALCON #138; VAMPIRE TALES #2; and UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN MINUS 1.


336 PGS./All Ages …$29.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1780-6


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JACK KIRBY…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1574-9)


STAN LEE…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1693-1)


STEVE DITKO…$29.99 (0-7851-1783-0)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE X-MEN VOL. 5
Written by ROY THOMAS, GARY FRIEDRICH, ARNOLD DRAKE & JERRY SIEGEL


Penciled by JIM STERANKO, BARRY SMITH, DON HECK, JOHN BUSCEMA, WERNER ROTH & GEORGE TUSKA


Cover by JIM STERANKO


Buckle down your mortarboards, students of Marvel's merry mutants, 'cause we've got a summer crash course in X-Men classics coming your way!


Lesson #1: It ain't easy being an X-Man. No sooner has their mentor, Professor X, died than who shows up but Magneto and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! Only a study in teamwork with Earth's Mightiest Heroes can help our grieving heroes make the grade!


Lesson #2: Think twice before inviting family over. A friendly house call from the Juggernaut or Polaris, the daughter of Magneto himself, isn't the summertime bliss the brochure may have described!


Lesson #3: Battling a bevy of baddies including Mesmero, Blastaar, the Red Raven, Warlock and Computo may cause cramps. Be sure to stretch before jumping into this pool!


And for extra credit you can pull an all-nighter with the origins of Iceman and Beast, along with a rare solo story featuring the Angel!


Consult guest instructors Jim Steranko, Barry Smith and John Buscema this July or risk failure at the end of the term. Dismissed! Collecting X-MEN (Vol. 1) #43-53, AVENGERS (Vol. 1) #53 and selections from KA-ZAR #2, 3 and MARVEL TALES #30.


304 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99


UPC: 0-7851-1787-3


MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE X-MEN VOL. 5 - VARIANT EDITION


304 PGS./All Ages …$54.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1788-1

NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1: OUT OF TIME
Written by ED BRUBAKER


Penciled by STEVE EPTING with MICHAEL LARK


Cover by STEVE EPTING


Cap is awakened in the dead of the night by agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., who need the kind of help only he can provide. But the corpse he finds on the Heli-carrier brings him face-to-face with the unthinkable, and opens doors to terror and manipulation he never dreamed possible! 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! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #1-7.


176 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$21.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1651-6


TRIM SIZE: STANDARD

NEW AVENGERS VOL. 1: BREAKOUT
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH


In the wake of the systematic destruction of the original Avengers, just what sort of threat to the world could persuade Captain America to assemble an all-new team? And following the events of AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED, who could possibly be on this team? How does Cap, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Wolverine sound? Fate has brought them together, and now Captain America wants to make it permanent! Who will take his hand and join the new Avengers? And will they be strong enough to fight the mysterious forces at play around them? Collects NEW AVENGERS #1-6.


160 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1814-4


TRIM SIZE: STANDARD

AVENGERS WEST COAST: VISION QUEST TPB
Written by JOHN BYRNE


Pencils & Cover by JOHN BYRNE


See how one of comicdom's most recognizable talents remade the West Coast Avengers: The readjustment of the Vision! Ancient secrets of humanity revealed! The Scarlet Witch's first step into the descent of madness that disassembled the Avengers! Introducing the Great Lakes Avengers and featuring the triumphant return of one of Marvel's hottest golden age greats! Battles, betrayals and the bizarre as only Byrne could bring you! Collects AVENGERS WEST COAST #42-50.


216 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$24.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1774-1

THE PULSE VOL. 2: SECRET WAR TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by BRENT ANDERSON


Cover by MIKE MAYHEW


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 more! Collects THE PULSE #6-9.


128 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$11.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1674-5

EXILES VOL. 10: AGE OF APOCALYPSE TPB
Written by TONY BEDARD


Pencils by JIM CALAFIORE & MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA


Cover by JIM CALAFIORE


Welcome home, Blink and Sabretooth! In an X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE tie-in, the Exiles return to the AoA with the unlikeliest new teammate: Apocalype's homicidal son, Holocaust! Their new assignment: kill the X-Men!? Can they stop fighting among themselves long enough to complete their mission? Plus: Just what was Blink up to during her absence from the Exiles those many months ago? Collects EXILES #59-61, plus the OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: AGE OF APOCALYPSE 2005.


128 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$12.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1674-5

X-MEN: THE NEW AGE OF APOCALYPSE TPB
Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA WITH SCOTT LOBDELL, TONY BEDARD & LARRY HAMA


Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO WITH ADAM KUBERT, ANDY KUBERT, TONY DANIEL, MARK BROOKS, PACO MEDINA, TALENT CALDWELL, ROGER CRUZ & KIA ASAMIYA


Cover by CHRIS BACHALO


Celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the biggest X-Men events ever! Now that Apocalypse has been destroyed and the end of the world has been averted, what could possibly pose a threat to Magneto and his X-Men? Well, perhaps Sinister and whatever massive force he has just unleashed is enough to rile the X-Men and cause them to seek out a since retired Weapon X! Plus: Revisit the AoA world with four original tales featuring characters you know and love: the origin of Generation Next, the first meeting of Sabretooth and Wild Child, Weapon X's first run-in with Mariko Yashida in Japan, and the story of how the AoA world survived the nuclear holocaust that threatened it! Collects X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1-6 and the X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE one-shot.


200 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$20.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1583-8

HOUSE OF M: EXCALIBUR-PRELUDE TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Pencils & Cover by AARON LOPRESTI


Callisto answers a cry for help from Warren Worthington, a.k.a. Archangel! But Callisto and Warren have some pretty unpleasant history between them…can they overcome their differences long enough to survive? Meanwhile, Professor X and Magneto struggle to help their disturbed guest on Genosha.


Collects EXCALIBUR #11-14.


96 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$11.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1812-8

X-MEN: GOLGOTHA TPB
Written by PETER MILLIGAN


Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


The X-Men travel to Antarctica to respond to an S.O.S. from a colony of mutants…and what they find is far more shocking than they expected! Will the X-Men share the colony's gruesome fate? Collects X-MEN #166-170.


120 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS


AND UP …$12.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1650-8

X-FORCE: SHATTERSTAR TPB
Written by ROB LIEFELD & BRANDON THOMAS


Penciled by MARAT MYCHAELS


Cover by ROB LIEFELD


In the aftermath of the events of CABLE & X-FORCE VOL. 1: THE LEGEND RETURNS, Shatterstar finds himself fighting for his life on the island of Madripoor. How does he come into possession of the Five Fingers of Annihilation, and who else sought to control its terrible power? Featuring Spiral from the pages of LONGSHOT and X-MEN. Collects X-FORCE: SHATTERSTAR #1-3, plus Shatterstar's classic first appearance in NEW MUTANTS #99-100


144 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$15.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1633-8

COMBAT ZONE: TRUE TALES OF GI'S IN IRAQ TPB
Written by KARL ZINSMEISTER


Pencils by DAN JURGENS


Cover by ESAD RIBIC


Longtime embedded journalist Karl Zinsmeister ("Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq") and penciler Dan Jurgens (THOR, Superman) chronicle three months in the lives of the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq in this groundbreaking series.


120 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1516-1

DOCTOR SPECTRUM: FULL SPECTRUM TPB
Written by SAMM BARNES


Penciled by TRAVEL FOREMAN


Cover by DALE KEOWN & RICHARD ISANOVE


Spinning out of SUPREME POWER, Samm Barnes and Travel Foreman bring to light the secret of Corporal Joe Ledger's dark past, and the plans the crystal has for him! Collects DOCTOR SPECTRUM #1-6.


144 PGS./Explicit Content …$16.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1586-2

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 11: THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME TPB
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN


It's the ultimate reality show as mutants convicted of capital crimes are released on an island where contestants hunt them down. Longshot has survived longest, and the X-Men are sent to rescue him - until they become part of the game themselves! With one of their teammates a captive on the island of Krakoa, the malevolent media mogul called Mojo demands the X-Men return Longshot to his headquarters or Angel will soon have a harp to go with his wings! Meanwhile, does Longshot have a "Dazzling" not-so-secret admirer?


Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #54-57.


96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1659-1


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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 4: HELLFIRE & BRIMSTONE...$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1089-5)


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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 9: THE TEMPEST…$10.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1404-1)


ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 10: CRY WOLF…$8.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1405-X)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 13: HOBGOBLIN TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


It's the terrifying debut of the Ultimate Hobgoblin as Harry Osborn returns to Midtown High harboring a dark secret that will affect the lives of all those around him - especially his best friend, Peter Parker. And where does Harry's father - Norman Osborn, a.k.a. the Green Goblin - fit into all this?


Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #72-78.


168 PGS./All Ages …$15.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1647-8


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ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: POWER & RESPONSIBILITY…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0786-X)


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ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3: DOUBLE TROUBLE…$17.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0879-3)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4: LEGACY…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0968-4)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5: PUBLIC SCRUTINY…$11.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1087-9)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 6: VENOM…$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1094-1)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7: IRRESPONSIBLE…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1092-5)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 8: CATS & KINGS…$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1250-2)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 9: ULTIMATE SIX…$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1312-6)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 10: HOLLYWOOD…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1402-5)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 11: CARNAGE…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1403-3)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 12: SUPERSTARS…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1629-X)

THE THING: FREAKSHOW TPB
Written by GEOFF JOHNS


Pencils by SOTT KOLINS


Cover by SOTT KOLINS


Ben Grimm has bad luck. He never got the grades, he never got the girl and Cosmic Rays shoved the ugly stick down his throat. But where did this stroke of bad luck come from? Is it all in his head? Or has karma caught up with Aunt Petunia's nephew? And what does it all have to do with a carnival attended by the FF's strongman during his youth? Take a look behind Ben's bathroom door, find out just what's underneath those rocks of his and rediscover why the Thing is the coolest - and grumpiest - super hero on Earth! Collects THE THING: FREAKSHOW #1-4.Also featuring the THING & SHE-HULK: THE LONG NIGHT one-shot - written by TODD DEZAGO, and illustrated BRYAN HITCH and IVAN REIS!


144 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$17.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1911-6

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 3: DIVINE TIME TPB
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA


Penciled by JIM MUNIZ


Cover by GREG LAND


In New York, it's springtime - and business as usual for the FF, as they celebrate Franklin's team making it to the Little League playoffs. But around the globe, the very fabric of time is unraveling. Minutes are vanishing from days, and objects from the past are materializing in the present. When these chronal anomalies start multiplying like a virus, Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny decide to slip into the timestream to investigate. For seasoned adventurers like the FF, it should be a walk in the park, right? Guess again. Plus: It's good news all around - and not just for the FF, who have reclaimed their status as New York's premier super-hero team, but for their friend and ally, Alicia Masters. After a lifetime of darkness, the blind sculptress's eyesight has been restored by her father, Philip Masters - the seemingly reformed villain Puppet Master - but at what cost? Either all is as it seems…or darker forces are at work. Collects MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #13-18.


144 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$14.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1678-8


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MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 1: WOLF AT THE DOOR…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1471-8)


MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 2: THE STUFF OF NIGHTMARES…$13.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1472-6)

FANTASTIC FOUR: UNSTABLE MOLECULES TPB
Written by JAMES STURM


Penciled by GUY DAVIS


Cover by CRAIG THOMPSON


The Eisner Award-winning collection is in print! In 1961, the first issue of FANTASTIC FOUR was drawn and written by the brilliant team of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, and set a new standard for heroic adventure comics. Few people realize that the Fantastic Four - a family of sci-fi adventurers gifted with amazing powers - was actually based on the lives of real people. As often is the case, real life was as astonishing as fiction. UNSTABLE MOLECULES is a biography that revisits the Fantastic Four's beginnings with a historian's eye.


Collects the critically acclaimed four-issue limited series!


128 PGS./EXPLICIT CONTENT …$13.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1112-3

ESSENTIAL KILLRAVEN VOL. 1 TPB
Written by ROY THOMAS, NEAL ADAMS, GERRY CONWAY,


MARV WOLFMAN, DON MCGREGOR, BILL MANTLO, KEITH GIFFEN


& JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER


Penciled by NEAL ADAMS, HOWARD CHAYKIN, HERB TRIMPE,


RICH BUCKLER, GENE COLAN, CRAIG RUSSELL, KEITH GIFFEN,


SAL BUSCEMA & JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER


Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR.


Remember the Martian invasion of 2001? No? Not to worry, some of Marvel's top talents have preserved it for you! Relive the sequel to H.G. Wells's masterpiece as a sword-wielding slave leads a band of fearless freedom fighters against Earth's alien overlords! Featuring mutants, madmen, metal monsters and more! Guest-starring (who else?) Spider-Man! Free Earth! Collects AMAZING ADVENTURES (Vol. 2) #18-39, MARVEL TEAM-UP #45, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #7, and KILLRAVEN #1 (Marvel Knights).


504 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$16.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1777-6

SECRETS WARS TPB - NEW PRINTING
Written by JIM SHOOTER


Pencils by MIKE ZECK & BOB LAYTON


Cover by MIKE ZECK


The classic 12-issue limited series is back in print! The first mega-crossover of its kind, SECRET WARS still stands as a milestone in the comic-book industry. The fate of the entire Marvel Universe hangs in the balance as all of Earth's greatest super heroes face their deadliest foes on the mysterious planet known as Battleworld!


336 pages./ T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$29.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1873-X

POSTERS

AVENGERS (GRUMMETT)
24" x 36" / FC…$5.95


Final Order Cut-Off 6/16/05, (On-Sale 7/13/05)

MARVEL PREVIEWS #24
Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 96-page, glossy full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases! Marvel Previews also includes special previews of upcoming or sold-out projects. And MARVEL PREVIEWS #24 features items scheduled to go on sale in OCTOBER 2005!


96 PGS./MARVEL PSR…JUST $0.99!


(or FREE with a purchase of Diamond's PREVIEWS!)


IN STORES 7/27/05

 
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