Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2007

Tue, December 12th, 2006 at 12:00am PST

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Marvel Solicitations - Last Six Months

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER BORN #2 (of 7)
Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH


Pencils and Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE


Roland has incurred the wrath of the evil sorcerer Marten, and must flee his home in Gilead with two of his young friends. But arriving in the supposedly friendly town of Hambry may be no safer, for the dreaded agents of Marten are abroad-The Coffin Hunters! Though it's not all completely bleak as Roland meets the woman who will become the love of his young life-the beautiful Susan Delgado. Plus: Learn more about the land of the Dark Tower with exclusive bonus material!


48 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Parental Advisory …$3.99


2007 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

ULTIMATE MARVEL

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #40
Written by MIKE CAREY


Penciled by MARK BROOKS


Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


"DEVILS" PART 2 (OF 3)


The F.F. must follow the diabolical Diablo into the past to save the lives of their loved ones. But the master alchemist has big plans for the time-traveling quartet-plans that don't include them returning to the present alive! Meanwhile-the fate of the future hangs precariously on the choices the team makes!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ULTIMATE POWER #4 (of 9)
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils and Cover by GREG LAND


As the Fantastic Four's leader Reed Richards languishes in the other-dimensional home world of the Squadron Supreme, Nick Fury's not taking it lying down! He and the Ultimates plan to bring him back…by any means necessary. What could happen next?


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #106 & #107
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by MARK BAGLEY


Covers by MARK BAGLEY & RICHARD ISANOVE


"ULTIMATE KNIGHTS" PART 1&2 (OF 3)


If you thought Peter would get some time off after the soul-shattering changes that came at the end of "Clone Saga," think again! Things keep heating up, as Ultimate Daredevil attempts to enlist Spider-Man in a crusade to bring down the Kingpin-permanently. But with his Aunt's life hanging by a thread and his serious girl problems…not to mention the new student at Midtown High…crime-busting may be the last thing on young Mr. Parker's mind. So what happens when the rest of Daredevil's new super-team shows up? Learn who stands with Peter-and who stands against him!


32 PGS. (each)/Rated A …$2.99 (each)

ULTIMATE VISION #4 (of 5)
Written by MIKE CAREY


Pencils and Cover by BRANDON PETERSON


The Gah Lak Tus module has landed on Earth! And nothing in man's arsenal can even give it pause! The other-worldly Vision is our last hope, but she was designed for communication purposes, not lethal combat. Can she adapt in time, or has our poor planet run out of luck? Don't miss it!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE X-MEN #80
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN


Pencils and Cover BY YANICK PAQUETTE


"AFTERMATH"


The young X-Men are leaderless. And in the wake of their tragedy, Scott Summers reaches a momentous decision: Disband the X-Men! Yes, you read it right. Is this the end of Xavier's dream? And if so, what does this mean for the evil mutants who may rush in to fill the power vacuum? It all begins to unravel…


PART 2 {of 2)


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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SPIDER-MAN

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #540
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils and Cover by RON GARNEY


"BACK IN BLACK " PART 2


No one's paid the price for Civil War more than Peter Parker. Now, one of his worst fears has been realized. A tragedy from which he might never recover. And if that weren't enough - he's a fugitive, hunted, on the run. Black isn't just the color of his costume - it's a state of mind. Get on board here, True Believer, as we gear up for an event that will forever change the life of your favorite web-slinger. There IS no going back.


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #18
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by TODD NAUCK


Cover by MIKE WIERINGO


BACK IN BLACK continues as Spider-Man finds himself faced with a bizarre ally: The Sandman, seeking Spider-Man's aid in saving an innocent man on death row. A man who is accused of the recent killing of...Uncle Ben?!?


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #36
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA


Pencils and Cover by ANGEL MEDINA


"THE STRANGE CASE OF..." PART 2 (OF 2)


The mystery of the multiple Spider-Men deepens. Who are these men -- these boys, really -- crawling around the city of New York? And where did they acquire their powers and why? And what does Peter's student Jordan Harrison have to do with it? Mad scientist Dr. Calvin Zabo may have the answers, but asking him risks


the wrath of...HYDE!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK HANDBOOK
Written by MIKE FICHERA, RONALD BYRD, AL SJOERDSMA, STUART VANDAL, ANTHONY FLAMINI, MICHAEL HOSKIN, JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID & MADISON CARTER


Cover by AARON LOPRESTI


Are the rumors of Uncle Ben's return from the grave true? How many people has J. Jonah Jameson hired and fired? Who is that armored Spider-Man from the future with six arms? You know the Lizard - but who's the Iguana? Can you name all the alien symbiotes besides Venom and Carnage? Spidey's ex-girlfriend Deb Whitman is back! What's her story, anyway? All these questions and more will be answered in the SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK HANDBOOK, spotlighting everyone's favorite wall-crawler sporting his enigmatic ebony attire, with an in-depth look at Spider-Man's fantastic powers. This issue also features the return of fan-favorite classic Handbook illustrator Eliot R Brown with tech-specs on Tony Stark's Spider-Man costume.


48 PGS./NO ADS/Rated T+ …$3.99

MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: SPIDER-MAN
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS


Marvel's most iconic character gets this issue of SPOTLIGHT all to himself! It's wall-to-wall wall-crawler as we talk to Spider-Man creators past, present and future! We'll get an up-close look at the current stable of Spidey writers and artists - including the creative teams on FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD and SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN, SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE, and, of course, AMAZING and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN! And we'll take a look back at the Spidey stories available through MASTERWORKS, ESSENTIALS and classic trade paperbacks, talking to some of the fabled creators who told them! At 48 pages, no ads and all-Spidey, this is one web-spinning SPOTLIGHT special you won't want to miss!


48 PGS./No Ads/Rated T+ …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #16
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Penciled by DAVID HAHN


Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA


Team MJ welcomes new series artist David Hahn (ROBIN, FABLES)! In the aftermath of last issue's shocking revelation, what's the story between Mary Jane and Peter? Between Peter and Gwen? Between Liz and-- Oh, who CARES?! That's FIRESTAR on the cover! What's the second most awesome redhead in the world got planned for Spidey this time? Well, we're sure not gonna tell you here!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #6
Written by TOM DEFALCO


Pencils and Cover by RON FRENZ


The Black Tarantula lays a trap, Mad Dog takes aim and Spider-Girl battles the Hobgoblin for the life of a counterfeit web-stunner! Plus: Mayday Parker also confronts her parents and finally answers the question, "Whatever happened to the daughter of Spider-Man?"


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN #4 (of 4)
Written by KAARE ANDREWS


Pencils & Cover by KAARE ANDREWS


A searing vision of Spider-Man's future, brought to you by rising star Kaare Andrews (INCREDIBLE HULK). He was hiding in plain sight, waiting to dash the spark of hope whenever it came. Venom is back and you won't believe how he's changed. For Peter Parker, it all comes down to this. How much fight does he have left in him? Who can he turn to if he can't do it himself?


48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

MARVEL HEROES

BLACK PANTHER #26
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN


Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA


Cover by NIKO HENRICHON


"TWO PLUS TWO"


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #26
Written by ED BRUBAKER


Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRON MAN #16
Written by DANIEL & CHARLES KNAUF


Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE


Cover by GERALD PAREL


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MS. MARVEL #13
Written by BRIAN REED


Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI


Cover by GREG HORN


"THE DEAL" Part 1 (of 2)


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW AVENGERS #28
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils and Cover by LEINIL YU


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ANNIHILATION: HERALDS OF GALACTUS - SILVER SURFER/FIRELORD
Written by KEITH GIFFEN


Penciled by ANDREA DIVITO & Scott Kolins


Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO


The Silver Surfer chases down Tenebrous and Aegis, the two cosmic power-houses who took out Galactus! Plus, Firelord rounds up the Centurians-Annihilus's elite force that murdered his homeworld-and takes his revenge.The fallout from ANNIHILATION continues here. Book 2 (of 2).


64 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES II #8 (of 8)
Written by JOE CASEY


Penciled by WILLIAM ROSADO


Cover by DAVE JOHNSON


This is it! The concluding chapter of this untold tale in Avengers' history. The Super-Adaptoid has returned for its final revenge... facing off against the one Avenger whose powers it cannot duplicate: the Vision! It's all-out android carnage in the streets of Manhattan -- the moment where this unlikely lineup of Avengers will finally prove their worth once and for all!


32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated A …$3.99

BLADE #7
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM


Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC


Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story! In this issue, Blade... DIES! Marc (WOLVERINE, SQUADRON SUPREME: HYPERION/NIGHTHAWK) Guggenheim and Howard (NEW AVENGERS) Chaykin serve up the unthinkable in this self-contained story that's a perfect jumping-on point for new readers!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

BULLET POINTS #5 (of 5)
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils and Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS


The incredible conclusion of the story of the Marvel Universe turned on its side after one bullet changes the entire course of history during World War Two. With the fate of the Fantastic Four drastically changed, what hope does Earth have in the face of Galactus, the destroyer of worlds?!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL #95
Written by ED BRUBAKER


Penciled by MICHAEL LARK


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC


The second big year of award-winning creators Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark's explosive run on Daredevil is here, and if you think Matt Murdock's life is going to start getting simpler, think again! As Matt tries to deal with the changes in his life, and find a way to move forward, a threat from his past begins to creep toward daylight. And with the post-Civil War fallout all around him, the price of being Daredevil just got even higher. The next mystery begins in "To The Devil His Due" - Part One of Five.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #544
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE


Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER


Cover by MICHAEL TURNER


CLASSIFIED INFORMATION!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR: THE END #6 (of 6)
Written by ALAN DAVIS


Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS


One last chance to put the past behind them and unite as a family. One final test of their mettle as super heroes and human beings. Do the members of the Fantastic Four possess the fortitude to conquer this greatest of challenges to humanity and to their own happiness?


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HEROES FOR HIRE #8
Written by ZEB WELLS


Art by AL RIO & TOM PALMER


Cover by WILLIAM TUCCI


While Humbug tries to negotiate with the Headman for, you guessed it, the return of his head, the Heroes for Hire close in on the mysterious villain responsible for the attack on the Statue of Liberty. A must-read for HFH fans, as the team loses some members, and might just gain one as well!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HULK AND POWER PACK #1 (of 4)
Written by MARC SUMERAK & PAUL TOBIN


Art by DAVID WILLIAMS & CHRIS GIARUSSO


Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS


Power Pack couldn't be more excited to meet their father's new colleague, the world-famous Dr. Bruce Banner. But when the kids find themselves trapped in the tunnels beneath Manhattan by the Absorbing Man, they find out what happens when the good doctor gets angry...! Get ready to go gamma as a brand-new team-up begins here! PLUS…an all-new MINI MARVELS tale!!!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

FRANKLIN RICHARDS: MARCH MADNESS!
Written by MARC SUMERAK & CHRIS ELIOPOULOS


Art & Cover by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS


Franklin Richards and his robot pal H.E.R.B.I.E. return just in time for spring break...and they're ready to break the springs in every one of Reed Richards' inventions! This wild one-shot includes five all-new adventures that are sure to drive you mad with laughter!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

GHOST RIDER #9
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by JAVIER SALTARES & MARK TEXEIRA


Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM


CASUALTIES OF WAR!


Ghost Rider, a militant, gun-toting sheriff and a possessed-by-Lucifer Jack O'Lantern. Mix them all up, shake...and stand back. It's bad vs. evil vs. crazy in a free-for-all that will leave the town of Sleepy Hollow forever changed--if it leaves it standing at all.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

GHOST RIDER: TRAIL OF TEARS #2 (of 6)
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Pencils and Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN


There has always been a Spirit of Vengeance. Before Johnny Blaze, before Danny Ketch, there was Travis Parham. As a lieutenant in the Confederate Army, Parham thought he'd gotten a full view of the darkness in men's souls. He was wrong. Someone did something terrible to his friend Caleb, and Parham's ready to ride through hell to find out who did it. Which is a good thing -- 'cause he's gonna have to. Up from the depths comes a force of nature that transcends his wildest dreams -- a fiery wraith that knows a thing or two about evil, and even more about vengeance.


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #4
Written by ED BRUBAKER & MATT FRACTION


Pencils and Cover by DAVID AJA


You are Danny Rand -- scion of a martial arts dynasty that stretches back to the dawn of time, CEO of a multibillion-dollar business conglomerate, and a recently reactivated superhero in the Marvel Universe. A plot to destroy you, your legacy, your company and your good name hatched centuries ago and now has you in its clutches -- and your only ally is a might-be-crazy former Iron Fist that somehow survived the First World War. It's your fourth issue. You are probably doomed.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #104
Written by GREG PAK


Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN


Cover by LADRNN


When Miek discovers the shuttle that brought the Hulk to Sakaar, the Green King faces his ultimate test of rage. Will he stay to rule the people for whom he has fought and bled for the past twelve issues - or will he seize the opportunity to wreak his vengeance on the Marvel "heroes" who sent him into this world of slavery, horror, and war? Also - the Spikes meet their destiny and Hulk and Caiera face the culmination of their greatest hopes and fears. The final two chapters of "Planet Hulk" begin here - don't miss this critical countdown to "World War Hulk!"


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IRON MAN: HYPERVELOCITY #3 (of 6)
Written by ADAM WARREN


Pencils and Cover by BRIAN DENHAM


As S.H.I.E.L.D.'s elite "capekilling" unit dispatches a globe-spanning arsenal of bleeding-edge hardware to hunt him down, Iron Man confronts the vicious yet seductive "viral avatar" infecting the armor's processors...while plunging to the sea floor to crash a top-secret mecha "roborave" held aboard a sunken freighter!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRREDEEMABLE ANT-MAN #6
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN


Pencils and Cover by PHIL HESTER


The secret is out--Eric O'Grady is Ant-Man and S.H.I.E.L.D. is not happy! Eric's career as a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is about to come to an abrupt and violent end. How did Eric become a homeless peeping tom Ant-Man shortly after the events of CIVIL WAR? The answers lie in this very issue, true believers!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL ZOMBIES/ARMY OF DARKNESS #1
Written by JOHN LAYMAN


Art by FABIANO NEVES & JUNE CHUNG


Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM


This is it true believers, the cross-over of the century begins here! The Marvel Zombies come face-to-face with Dynamite Entertainment's Ash from the Army of Darkness! Ash has faced legions of the undead before, but never like this…as he lands in the heart of New York just as the Zombie outbreak begins! See how his actions help turn more heroes and villains into Zombies! Under the watchful eye of Marvel Zombie guru Robert Kirkman, this might just be the comic event of 2007! Plus: The entire series will feature classic "homage" covers from painter Arthur Suydam!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MIGHTY AVENGERS #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils and Cover by FRANK CHO


The wait is over!! The Mighty Avengers assemble!! Gathered together to be the greatest Avengers team ever, but who picked them?? And why?? And which A-list Avengers villain returns, revamped and reloaded for the ultimate revenge. Big super hero adventures every month from the multi-award winning team of Bendis and Cho.


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MOON KNIGHT #9
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON


Penciled by MICO SUAYAN


Cover by DAVID FINCH


"MIDNIGHT SUN: PART 3: FOR THE OCCASION"


THE SECOND ARC OF THIS RED-HOT SERIES


He's through baiting you, taunting you. He's ready to throw down. A ghost from your past with an intimate knowledge of your moves. And when he's through with you, you're really gonna need to pray to your God. To Khonshu. Because this guy, he wants your "A Game" in round two. He wants the whole Moon Knight experience. The truncheon. The blades. The 'copter. The whole nine yards. Question is, are you prepared to bring it? Guest-Starring the Punisher!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


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newuniversal #4
Written by WARREN ELLIS


Pencils and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


The White Event. The most startling celestial phenomenon ever witnessed by the human race. The phenomenon that branded Ken Connell, embedded the ultimate doomsday weapon in his palm. He's out of his mind with grief, mourning the loss of his girlfriend and his former life. And to make matters worse, an army tasked with wiping out all signs of superhuman power is on its way to exterminate him.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ONSLAUGHT REBORN #5 (of 5)
Written by JEPH LOEB


Pencils and Cover by ROB LIEFELD


Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA


This is it! The heroes have assembled!! And the greatest evil the universe has ever faced is ready to take them on!!! Who lives?!?! Who dies?!?!?! And what will be the final fate of Onslaught?!?!?!?! Will this arch-fiend really be gone for good…or will we see his demonic face again in the Marvel Universe…? Only masters of full-on action, Jeph Loeb and Rob Liefeld, know for sure! All we know is this is the wildest ride on Earth-any Earth!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #5
Written by MATT FRACTION


Pencils and Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI


The Bushwacker has taken a hostage in the heart of Times Square. With every TV camera in the world rolling, it's New York City's biggest nightmare, and it's coming down live. As G.W. Bridge watches the worst day of his life uncoil in real time, a lone beat cop is the only thing that's keeping Bushwacker in check... and when Bushwacker demands to see Frank Castle... well, that's when things get really interesting. The ending of this issue will punch you in the face and laugh at your tears. By Matt Fraction (CASANOVA, THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST) and Young Guns Reloaded artist Ariel Olivetti (THE LAST AVENGERS STORY).


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SILENT WAR #3 (of 6)
Written by DAVID HINE


Penciled by FRAZER IRVING


Cover by JOHN WATSON


Luna is forced to make a heart-breaking choice that could cost her life as the Inhumans finally track Quicksilver to Mutant Town and we see just how far he has descended into madness. This is a man who has seen the future and if his prophecies come true, things are looking very bleak for the Inhumans. If that wasn't bad enough, when Madrox and Layla arrive, things really get messed up.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RUNAWAYS SAGA
As told by MOLLY HAYES (with help from C.B. CEBULSKI)


Based on stories by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Art by ADRIAN ALPHONA, TAKESHI MIYAZAWA & MIKE NORTON


New cover artwork and interior pages by HUMBERTO RAMOS


Recapping the entire series to date, the Runaways' saga will be told by their youngest member, Molly Hayes. From their betrayal by their parents to the death of her friends, Molly will walk us through the trying times of our troubled teens. Through her eyes, we'll see the heroes of the Marvel Universe and get her impressions on Captain America, Cloak and Dagger, and the New Avengers. No stone will be left unturned as this precocious pre-teen speaks her mind. Molly's tale will be bookended by an original story by C.B. Cebulski and Humberto Ramos. This 48-page special will also include an extras


section featuring never-before-seen sketches and artwork.


48 PGS./No Ads/Rated T+ …$3.99

SHE-HULK #17
Written by DAN SLOTT


Penciled by RICK BURCHETT


Cover by GREG HORN


PLANET WITHOUT A HULK: PART 3 OF 4


The Emerald Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. is in for the shock of her life! And we're not talking about SHE-HULK'S super-charged battle with ZZZAX! No, this is what happens after-- when she finally realizes who blasted her cousin into space! Get ready for havoc on the Helicarrier when Jen finally learns…


"They shoot Hulks, don't they?"


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SQUADRON SUPREME: HYPERION VS. NIGHTHAWK #3 (of 4)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM


Pencils and Cover by PAUL GULACY


What is the origin of Nighthawk's newly discovered power? What are his plans? Hyperion tries to get to the bottom of these mysteries amidst the violence of Darfur, Africa in the third chapter of this ripped-from-the-headlines epic brought to you by Marc (WOLVERINE, BLADE) Guggenheim and industry legend Paul (DEADLY HANDS OF SHANG-CHI) Gulacy!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS PRESENTS: ZEMO - BORN BETTER #2 (of 4)
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Pencils and Cover by TOM GRUMMETT


Star-crossed lovers and a time-tossed Helmut Zemo make for a very dangerous combination. It's the 1700's and the last person you want playing Cyrano on your side is Helmut Zemo... but that's exactly what he has to do in order to save the Zemo lineage! In the present, a major revelation about Wendell Volker's research for his "Book of Zemo" casts his agenda in a very different light... will he be Helmut's savior... or his executioner?


32 PGS./Rated T+…$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS #112
Written by WARREN ELLIS


Penciled by MIKE DEODATO


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC


Variant Cover by PASQUAL FERRY


After a disastrous capture mission, the Thunderbolts have troubled down-time, dealing with the split between the public projection of them as heroes and the reality of their incarceration. Meanwhile, Norman Osborn is studying a list of potential new targets, and the stress seems to be getting to him. Featuring a variant cover by Young Guns Reloaded artist Pasqual Ferry!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WHITE TIGER #5 (of 6)
Written by TAMORA PIERCE & TIM LIEBE


Penciled by PHIL BRIONES


Cover by DAVID MACK


A grave battle with Cobra has left the White Tiger in critical condition on a rooftop. Consequently, Cobra and Sano Orii are still on the loose and causing mayhem on Chaeyi's behalf. With super human venom flooding her body and killing her with each heartbeat, Angela del Toro reaches out to an old, but familiar face---her uncle Hector Ayala, the original White Tiger. Can the mystical amulets cheat the confines of mortality? Or is Hector's appearance the chilling whisper of imminent fatality? Yet, a new superpower from within her is a cause for hope, but is it enough to overcome death? The light at the end of the tunnel is barely flickering…but has the new White's Tiger's life already been extinguished?


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WONDER MAN #4 (of 5)
Written by PETER DAVID


Pencils and Cover by ANDREW CURRIE


With the Mighty Avengers' Wonder Man continuing his efforts to rehabilitate Lady Killer, has she really taken to her new role as a hero? Or is there still more anger behind those eyes? Wonder Man puts his faith to the test as the end of his gentleman's bet draws near!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

LEGION OF MONSTERS

LEGION OF MONSTERS: MAN-THING #1
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON & TED MCKEEVER


Penciled by KLAUS JANSON & TED MCKEEVER


Cover by GREG LAND


The amazing Legion of Monsters series continues, as Moon Knight and Ultimates Annual writer Charlie Huston navigates Man-Thing into a creepy tale of the worst kind of dinner invitation… Plus the brilliant Ted McKeever brings his expressionistic storytelling to Simon Garth-the original Marvel Zombie! These are stories that have been begging to be told-set right in the dark, horrific corners of the Marvel Universe! Read it with the lights on!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #22
Written by FRED VAN LENTE


Penciled by CLAY MANN


Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN


The Invisible Woman and Mr. Fantastic are on one final date to save their relationship, but with a strike team of sinister SKRULLS stalking them, their relationship isn't the only thing in jeopardy!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #25
Written by CHRIS KIPINIAK


Pencils and Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER


The Circus is in town! Sounds fun, right? Not if it's the CIRCUS OF CRIME! When Peter Parker goes to take pictures of a night under the big-top for the Daily Bugle, Spider-Man gets blamed for robbing the audience! How does he escape this magic trick?


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #11
Written by JEFF PARKER


Penciled by JUAN ROMAN CANO SANTACRUZ


Cover by CAMERON STEWART


Are you an ambitious self-starter? Can you sneak genetically altered snakes with mind-control venom into friend's clothes? Do you think you have the power to take on a super-team like The Avengers? Then you might have what it takes to be one of the SONS OF THE SERPENT (offer not limited to males)!


32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

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ASTONISHING X-MEN #21
Written by JOSS WHEDON


Pencils and 50/50 Covers by JOHN CASSADAY


"UNSTOPPABLE" PART 3 (OF 6)!


Ord and his people of Breakworld lead the charge to take down the X-Men and S.W.O.R.D. And when this fight's over… Not everyone is coming back!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CABLE & DEADPOOL #38
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Penciled by REILLY BROWN


Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG


What's happening to Cable? The mummudrai-a parasitic life form-has been set loose on Providence. Now, Cable's vision for a perfect society is thrown into chaos when he must fight to save his territory-and his own mind-from this new predator.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

EXILES #92
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Pencils and Cover by PAUL PELLETIER


An alternate Earth's existence hangs in the balance as Psylocke must face the brainwashed Exiles, who are now slaves of the Hand and on a deadly and destructive path. This world's Sue Storm and Wolverine promise to make things NOT better!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #7 (of 8)
Written by JEFF PARKER


Penciled by ROGER CRUZ


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC


The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants are our sworn enemies! They want to make conquerors of Homo Superior, and we X-Men stand against that-especially when they use young mutants like that Scarlet Witch! Isn't that right, Angel! Angel...?


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW EXCALIBUR #18
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by SCOT EATON


Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA


"BATTLE FOR ETERNITY" PART 1 (OF 7)!


The fight has begun. The battle that's been building since the very beginning of the series is finally coming to a head. Captain Britain must take on his opposite for a battle that will be waged upon many worlds.


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE #52
Written by JEPH LOEB


Pencils and Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI


"EVOLUTION" PART 3


GUEST-STARRING THE BLACK PANTHER AND STORM


It's time for round three! Superstar Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: HUSH) is joined by Young Guns Reloaded artist Simone Bianchi for the biggest, best and, quite possibly, last battle between Wolverine and Sabretooth! These sworn foes have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember -- or even imagine. The key to victory is eons old, and it's certain to rock their world. The first clue to understanding it lies in the fabled African kingdom of Wakanda, home of the Black Panther and Storm.


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #12
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by STEVE DILLON


Cover by JOE QUESADA


The secret of Logan's son! Intent on freeing his son from the secret society that has controlled him since birth, Logan has been scouring the earth to find him. Now that he's located and isolated his boy, it's time to make his move---but is the son walking into the trap...or the father?


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #17
Written by PETER DAVID


Pencils and Cover by PABLO RAIMONDI


Introducing the X-Mutant Attack Division--X-MAD--a group of former mutants convinced that M-Day was a result of a government plan to destroy mutants! And when this terrorist organization launches an assault on the government and then takes refuge in Mutant Town, X-Factor finds itself caught in the middle.


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-23: TARGET X #4 (of 6)
Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST


Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL CHOI


X-23's new life comes burning down all around her as the Facility makes its move to take her back. She's faced overwhelming odds before, but not like this. Now X-23 has to save innocent lives instead of take them, and she has to do it with the one person she cannot defeat gunning for her. Who is Kimura? The beginning of the end starts here!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

NEW X-MEN #36
Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST


Pencils and Cover by PACO MEDINA


"MERCURY RISING"


The conclusion! X-23 and Hellion have stormed the Facility to rescue Mercury. And as if Kimura and a hundred Facility agents wasn't bad enough, something is roaming the halls of the Facility... something designed to feed on mutants. Predator X is on the loose, and nothing will ever be the same for the New X-Men! Part 4 (of 4)!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #484
Written by ED BRUBAKER


Pencils and Cover by BILLY TAN


"THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI'AR EMPIRE"


It's war! The Shi'ar Empire is back doing what it does best, conquering and killing! The X-Men, Star Jammers, and the ousted Lilandra must fight their way through legions of the mighty Shi'ar in the hope to free the imprisoned Charles Xavier!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #197
Written by MIKE CAREY


Pencils and Cover by CHRIS BACHALO


"CONDITION CRITICAL" PART 1 (OF 3)!


Rogue lays battered and bruised and close to death! The X-Men must rush to save her life, but while trying to save their fallen teammate, Lady Mastermind might have unleashed a hidden danger that may threaten everyone on the planet! Lead-up issues to the milestone 200th issue!


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MAX

PUNISHER #45
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Penciled by LAN MEDINA


Cover by TIM BRADSTREET


He took away their husbands, and they want payback. Five mob wives unveil their plan to take down the Punisher. But a new player moves onto the field -- one they hadn't anticipated. And she's got plans of her own.


32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99


THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC

PUNISHER PRESENTS: BARRACUDA MAX #2 (of 5)
Written by GARTH ENNIS


Pencils and Cover by GORAN PARLOV


"OH THE %^$%^%$%^ PLACES YOU'LL GO"


What? You didn't actually think that a load of buckshot to the chest in shark-infested waters was gonna put him down for good, did you? The Punisher's wildest foe is back -- give or take a few boy parts -- this time he's embarking on a solo mission: playing bodyguard to the hemophiliac son of a dangerous mob boss. First stop: A Banana Republic whose dictator owes a thing or two to Barracuda. With rebels storming the palace and bullets flying -- where could be safer?


32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Explicit Content …$3.99


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WISDOM #4 (of 6)
Written by PAUL CORNELL


Pencils by MANUEL GARCIA


Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE


Pete Wisdom is up to his neck in Jack the Rippers-- every version of him that anyone's ever thought of. All this due to a man who can access alternate universes. At a time like this, Wisdom wouldn't want British Intelligence to turn against him, would he?


32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99


THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC

MARVEL/DABEL BROTHERS

ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: GUILTY PLEASURES #6 (of 12)
Written by LAURELL K. HAMILTON


Adapted by STACIE M. RITCHIE


Pencils and Cover by BRETT BOOTH


Anita Blake has a major dilemma - she's known professionally as a vampire hunter, but she has been recruited to help track down a serial killer who has been preying upon the vampire population of St. Louis. To break the case, she'll need the help of Phillip, a junkie who is addicted to being preyed upon by vampires, and she'll have to attend a freak party, where vampires and humans come together for a strange evening of pleasure and pain…


Adapted from the novel by New York Times Best-Selling author Laurell K. Hamilton, ANITA BLAKE: VAMPIRE HUNTER in GUILTY PLEASURES takes readers on a dark adventure through the underworld of an alternate reality where vampires, werewolves, and other supernatural creatures are legal citizens of the United States. Find out why this series has been called "the surprise hit of 2006!" by fans and critics alike!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

HALF DEAD TPB
Written by BARB LIEN-COOPER AND PARK COOPER


Pencils by JIMMY BOTT


Cover by AFUA RICHARDSON


London. Now. Terrorism is rife, but after today, your life may never be the same again. A ballerina, Romany, gets on a train in the London Underground, a strange gas attack turns her into a half-dead vampire. During the contaiment and cleanup of this attack, she's captured by a government agency formed to battle the vampire threat, PASA (the Bureau of ParaHuman and Supernatural Affairs). Romany's a remarkable subject, and after some training she is paired with her handler, Ian, also one of a very few survivors of a vampire attack. Ian turns her into a force to be reckoned with... The cogs of an evil machine are turning within the winding streets of London; disaster looms on the horizon; they can strike anywhere at any time. What is PASA willing to do to stop them?


124 PGS./Rated T+ …$10.99

MAGICIAN APPRENTICE #7 (of 12)
Written by RAYMOND E. FEIST


Adapted by MICHAEL AVON OEMING & BRYAN J.L. GLASS


Pencils and Cover by RYAN STEGMAN


The journey from Crydee to Krondor is wrought with peril, and an ambush by the dark elves known as the Moredhel has decimated Duke Borric's company of men. With the help of the Dwarven Chief Dolgan, what remains of the party must travel through the mines of Mac Mordian Cadal to find a new path to their destination. But the mines are anything but safe, and Tomas will discover something in them that will change his own path forever...


Adapted from the novel by New York Times Best-Selling author Raymond E. Feist, MAGICIAN: APPRENTICE is an exhilarating ride through a rich fantasy world that is hailed by fans and critics alike as "second only to the 'Lord of the Rings."


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PREY (ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES) TPB
Written by MICHAEL LENT


Adapted by MIKE RAICHT


Penciled by ALEX SANCHEZ & BONG DAZO


Cover by LANCE LASPINA


The Prometheus Corporation has unearthed something ancient and dangerous in its underwater excavations, and now it's come to the surface to make humanity its prey. Their solution? To lure the thing back in the sea and kill everything within a five mile radius, effectively covering the corporation's tracks. And so a disgraced marine biologist must race against the clock and find a way to keep the ocean from being destroyed by the corporation before something even more dangerous is unleashed on mankind…


Written by screen-writing guru Michael Lent (SWIMMING WITH THE SHARKS), Prey is a roller-coaster ride in the style of a summer popcorn movie that fans of SURFACE are sure to love!


124 PGS./Rated T+ …$10.99

PTOLUS: CITY BY THE SPIRE #6 (of 6)
Written by MONTE COOK


Penciled by LUIZ LIRA


Cover by CAANAN WHITE


Sheva Callister's wild goose chase through the city of Ptolus has taken her many places, but it's finally time for some answers. Who really sent her on her quest? Who is behind the plot to kill her and steal her hungersword? Why is the mysterious Iron Mage helping her out? And what is the treasure so precious that she's agreed to come out of retirement for this final adventure, knowing that it might well be her last? The answers are coming as Monte Cook wraps up this wonderful introduction to the world of his epic paper-and-pencil campaign set!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED PROPHET: THE TALES OF ALVIN MAKER #7 (of 12)
Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD


Adapted by ROLAND BERNARD BROWN


Pencils and Cover by MIGUEL MONTENEGRO


In an alternate history of the American frontier where folk magic actually works, young Alvin Smith and his older brother Measure have been rescued from a violent tribe by Ta-Kumsaw, the leader of the Shaw-nee. And now Ta-Kumsaw and the man known as the "Red Prophet" have presented Measure with a difficult prophecy: he must leave his brother with the Shaw-Nee and return to their family alone or Alvin will die in three days. But the white men of Vigor Church aren't going to be happy when they hear that one of their own is in the charge of a man who may one day lead the war against them... Adapted from the novel by New York Times Best-Selling author Orson Scott Card, this issue of RED PROPHET: THE TALES OF ALVIN MAKER continues Card's epic story of American fantasy, weaving magic, history, and unparalleled storytelling together into an


amazing and unique adventure!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ORSON SCOTT CARD'S WRYMS #2 (of 6)
Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD


Adapted by JAKE BLACK


Pencils and Cover by ADRIANO BATISTA


Patience needs to speak to her father honestly for the first time, something that's easily accomplished now that he is dead and his head is preserved so that his wisdom can be called upon by future rulers. But as Patience learns the truth about who she is and what her father had intended for her, she realizes that she must get out of the city before she is eliminated by Oruc the usurper. And as Patience makes her way out of the city and looks for her servant Angel, she feels the urge of the "Cranning Call" - a strange psychic beacon that has led many to vanish into the wilderness forever…


32 PGS./ Rated T+…$2.99

THE SPIDER-MAN CHRONICLES

THE SPIDER-MAN CHRONICLES
The Art and Making of Spider-Man 3


By Grant Curtis


More than 400 pieces of concept art, sketches, behind-the-scenes photographs, and the insider story of how Spider-Man 3 was made, from conception to completion. Only for the ultimate Spidey fan.


$50.00


ISBN-10: 0-8118-5777-8


ISBN-13: 978-08118-5777-2


Available: 4/19/2007

ICON COMICS

POWERS #26
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Art & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING


"THE 25 COOLEST DEAD SUPERHEROES OF ALL TIME"


Homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim investigate murders specific to superhero cases, and they both have a secret: They both have powers. Witness the fallout of the worst moment in POWERS history as new detectives join the homicide department. Are Walker and Pilgrim still partners? And who is preying on the young powers of the city?


32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.95


POWERS is TM & 2006 Jinxworld Inc. All Rights Reserved.

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 3
Written by ROY THOMAS


Penciled by GENE COLAN, TOM PALMER & DAN ADKINS


Cover by GENE COLAN


With the Marvel Age of Comics running full tilt, 1968 brought with it a massive expansion of the Marvel line, and the good Doctor Strange finally landed his own practice. Headed up by no less than Rascally Roy Thomas, paired with the one of the Silver Age's greatest art teams in Gene Colan and Tom Palmer, this trio of talents would take the Master of the Mystic Arts to new horizons beyond our wildest imaginings!


It all starts off with the Sorcerer Supreme's tragic origin, followed by the return of the nefarious Nightmare - and then, it goes straight into overdrive as Doctor Strange must face Eternity and Dormammu with the lives of Clea and Victoria Bentley hanging in the balance! But it doesn't stop there! Next comes one of the greatest Doc Strange epics of all as he battles the Sons of Satannish in an adventure that will leave him changed…forever!


Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE (Vol. 1) #169-179 and THE AVENGERS (Vol.1) #61.


256 PGS./Rated A …$54.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2410-1


MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 3 - VARIANT EDTION VOL. 75


256 PGS./Rated A …$54.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2481-0

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE USA COMICS VOL. 1
By JACK KIRBY, JOE SIMON, CHARLES NICHOLAS, AL AVISON, PHIL STURM, SYD SHORES, STAN LEE, BASIL WOLVERTON, MIKE ROY, FRANK GIACOIA, AL EADEH, ED WINIARSKI, GEORGE KLEIN, MIKE SEKOWSKY & AL GABRIELE


Cover by JACK KIRBY & JOE SIMON


Marvel proudly presents more Golden Age goodness, collecting issues #1-4 of USA COMICS from 1941. The Defender! Major Liberty! Rockman! Rusty! The original Young Avenger! The origins of the Whizzer, Jack Frost and the Vagabond! Captain Terror turns back a deadly Nazi undersea invasion! Stan "The Man" himself chronicles the historic first meeting of the USA heroes! This hardcover collection remasters and restores these early adventures, some reprinted for the very first time!


280 PGS./Rated A …$59.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2478-0


Trim size: oversized


MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE USA COMICS VOL. 1 HC - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 76


280 PGS./Rated A …$59.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2479-9

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 8 HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


This deluxe hardcover collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 15: SILVER SABLE and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 16: DEADPOOL, plus extras. In SILVER SABLE, the head of Roxxon Oil sics the world's greatest mercenary, Silver Sable, on Spider-Man to learn why the web-spinner has targeted Roxxon on his nightly patrols. How violently Ms. Sable wants to handle the situation is strictly up to her. Spinning out of the Ultimate Spider-Man video game (written and designed by our longstanding team of Bendis and Bagley), Ultimate Silver Sable might be the most dangerous foe Spidey has ever faced! Plus: the mystery of Ultimate Omega Red! And in DEADPOOL, Spider-Man teams up with his new girlfriend - the X-Men's Kitty Pryde, who gets a new super-hero identity for when she's not hanging with her mutant mates! Plus: Meet the dangerous Ultimate Deadpool - and the Ultimate Reavers! It's mutant action guest-starring the Ultimate X-Men, with Spidey caught in the middle! Also featuring Ultimate Morbius! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #86-96 and ANNUAL #1-2.


344 PGS./Rated A …$29.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2072-6


These ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0898-X)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1061-5)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1156-5)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1249-9)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1401-7)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 6…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1841-1)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2148-X)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: CLONE SAGA PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


THE FIRST-EVER ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN PREMIERE HC! As Peter Parker tries to sort out his relationship with the X-Men's Kitty Pryde - and continue his friendship with Mary Jane - a mall-food-court lunch turns into a free-for-all as Peter and MJ are interrupted by the debut of…the Ultimate Scorpion! But who is the Scorpion - and what sinister conspiracy is threatening Spider-Man's very existence? The clues have been laid over the past 96 issues…and it all starts to come together here, as we begin the most shocking, most mind-blowing Spider-Man story ever published! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #97-105 and MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS/MARK BAGLEY, plus extras.


288 PGS./Rated A …$29.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2677-5


Trim size: standard

WOLVERINE: WEAPON X PREMIERE HC
Written by BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH


Pencils & Cover by BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH


Wolverine's a lot of things to a lot of people, but to one infamous enclave he was nothing but a weapon. And weapons kill people. They found that out well enough. Find out for yourself in this prequel to recent revelations of the murderous mysteries that have mesmerized our favorite mutant! Collecting MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #72-84.


136 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2327-X


Trim size: standard


WOLVERINE: WEAPON X PREMIERE HC - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 4


136 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2667-8

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS VOL. 2 - SAVIOR PREMIERE HC
Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by STEVE DILLON


Cover by JOE QUESADA


Completely shattered by recent revelations, Logan must now ask himself some hard - almost impossible -- questions, such as whether he can continue on his quest...or if he even should. Though he now remembers who he was, the more pressing question becomes who - and what - is he now? Answering these questions will take the help of one of Logan's closest friends, and one of his deadliest enemies: Omega Red! Collecting WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #6-10.


120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2286-9


Trim size: standard


WOLVERINE: ORIGINS VOL. 1 - BORN IN BLOOD PREMIERE HC STILL AVAILABLE!


$19.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2285-0)

SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE VOL. 1 HC
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER


Pencils & Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA


This deluxe hardcover collects the first 13 installments of Marvel's most mischievous melodrama, as featured in Entertainment Weekly's Must List! Whether she's going to school or hanging out with her friends at the Coffee Bean, Mary Jane Watson is always the center of attention. But what no one knows is that this gorgeous redhead's exuberant personality is a shell designed to make her forget about life's harsh realities. From her social life to her undying interest in becoming an actress to her crush on that costumed crime-fighter who swings along the New York City rooftops, it's clear Mary Jane just wants to escape. Join MJ, Harry Osborn, Liz Allen, Flash Thompson and Harry's nerdy friend, Peter Parker, as they experience the thrilling highs and the crushing lows of high-school existence in this electric teen drama! Collecting MARY JANE #1-4, MARY JANE: HOMECOMING #1-4 and SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #1-5.


304 PGS./All Ages …$24.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2610-4


Trim size: oversized

RUNAWAYS VOL. 7: LIVE FAST DIGEST
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN


Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA & MIKE NORTON


Cover by JO CHEN


The Runaways say good-bye to the past, and make hard decisions about their future. Plus: Still reeling from the events of YOUNG AVENGERS/RUNAWAYS, the teenage heroes must now confront a horrific enemy who threatens to tear the team apart.


Collecting RUNAWAYS #19-24.


144 PGS./Rated T+ …$7.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2267-2


These RUNAWAYS DIGESTS STILL AVAILABLE!


RUNAWAYS VOL. 1: PRIDE & JOY…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1379-7)


RUNAWAYS VOL. 2: TEENAGE WASTELAND…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1415-7)


RUNAWAYS VOL. 3: THE GOOD DIE YOUNG…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1684-2)


RUNAWAYS VOL. 4: TRUE BELIEVERS …$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1705-9)


RUNAWAYS VOL. 5: ESCAPE TO NEW YORK…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1901-9)


RUNAWAYS VOL. 6: PARENTAL GUIDANCE…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1952-3)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 1 TPB
Written by BRAIN MICHAEL BENDIS


Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY


Collecting the groundbreaking first year of Ultimate Spider-Man in one colossal trade paperback! High school, puberty, first dances - there are many pitfalls to being young. Compound these with intense personal tragedy and super human powers, and you can start to visualize the world of Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man. Following the murder of his uncle and the Green Goblin's assault on his high school, Peter finds himself on the brink of manhood: getting a job at the Daily Bugle to help support his widowed aunt and taking on extracurricular activities - such as bringing down the Kingpin, the head of organized crime in New York City! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-13.


352 PGS./Rated A …$24.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2492-6

NEW AVENGERS VOL. 4: THE COLLECTIVE TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Penciled by STEVE MCNIVEN & MIKE DEODATO JR.


Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


HOUSE OF M changed the planet; now, a new, major threat has emerged. Nothing can stop it - not even Canada's premier super-team, Alpha Flight! The New Avengers are about to be put to the test in a way they never have before. Debuting the bombastic pencils of fan-favorite Mike Deodato. Guest-starring Ms. Marvel! Collecting NEW AVENGERS #16-20.


120 PGS./Rated A …$14.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1987-6


These NEW AVENGERS TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!


NEW AVENGERS VOL. 1: BREAKOUT…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1479-3)


NEW AVENGERS VOL. 2: SENTRY…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1672-9)


NEW AVENGERS VOL. 3: SECRETS & LIES…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1706-7)

CIVIL WAR TPB
Written by MARK MILLAR


Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN


The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it's time to choose: Whose side are you on? A conflict has been brewing for more than a year, threatening to pit friend against friend, brother against brother - and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse! As the war claims its first victims, no one is safe as teams,


friendships and families begin to fall apart. The crossover that rewrites the rules, CIVIL WAR stars Spider-Man, the New Avengers, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the entirety of the Marvel pantheon! Collecting CIVIL WAR #1-7.


192 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2179-X

CIVIL WAR: FANTASTIC FOUR TPB
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI and DWAYNE MCDUFFIE


Penciled by MIKE MCKONE


Cover by ADI GRANOV


One member of the Fantastic Four lies hospitalized, a casualty of the Civil War that has fragmented the superhuman community! Another member of the team is secretly helping the opposition. It had to happen: Amid the tumult and tensions, the Fantastic Four break up! Who will toe the line, who will join the resistance, and who will leave the battlefield altogether? Is this the end for Marvel's First Family? Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #538-543.


184 PGS./Rated A …$17.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2227-3

CIVIL WAR: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TPB
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI


Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY


Life couldn't be more complicated - or more dangerous - for Peter Parker. After rushing to the aftermath of the Stamford Massacre to offer aid to its victims, Peter travels with Tony Stark to Washington, D.C., and the White House - where the enactment of the Super Human Registration Act appears imminent. As the Marvel Universe braces for the implications of legislation that will forever change the societal status of super heroes, Peter is forced to make an important personal decision - maybe the most important decision of his life. As Civil War tears apart the super hero community, will Spidey stay true to that decision? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #532-538.


168 PGS./Rated A …$17.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2237-0

CIVIL WAR: THUNDERBOLTS TPB
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Pencils & over by TOM GRUMMETT


The Super Human Registration Act has been signed into law - sides are being chosen - but what side do our former villains fall on? Well...their identities are already public knowledge - and they sure can get good publicity by hunting down renegade heroes, so...time for the T-Bolts to kick some spandex butt! Plus: Zemo and Songbird? When did that happen? A new base, a new mission statement, and a new outlook face the no-longer-new Thunderbolts! But why have so many Thunderbolts agreed to Zemo's plans? What role does the Grandmaster and his "Squadron Sinister" play in the gambit? And can there be anything worse than having the fate of the universe lie in the hands of Zemo? We're thinking, yes...but wait until you see whose hands our fate does lie in! Collecting THUNDERBOLTS #101-105.


120 PGS./Rated A …$13.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1947-7

CIVIL WAR: YOUNG AVENGERS & RUNAWAYS TPB
Written by ZEB WELLS


Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI


Cover by JIM CHEUNG


As the public turns against Marvel's heroes, the gears of CIVIL WAR threaten to crush Brian K. Vaughan's Runaways. But when Allan Heinberg's Young Avengers offer their assistance, how can the Runaways believe they're on the same side? Don't miss this CIVIL WAR tie-in that promises to have lasting repercussions for both popular teams! Collecting CIVIL WAR: YOUNG AVENGERS & RUNAWAYS #1-4, plus extras.


112 PGS./Rated T+ …$11.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2317-2

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 7: GOD WAR TPB
Written by MIKE CAREY


Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY


Seed Nineteen - a bizarre name for the most bizarre characters ever to enter the lives of the Fantastic Four: Threshold, Fountain, Magnificent Brute, Dreamcatcher. These incredible entities hold the key to a cosmic conflict that has raged for untold millennia and now involves our quarrelsome quartet. You've never seen anything like it! We promise. And it debuts our new creative team: Mike Carey on script and Pasqual Ferry on pencils! Collecting ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #33-38.


144 PGS./Rated A …$16.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2174-9

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2: MYSTERY DATE TPB
Written by PETER DAVID


Penciled by TODD NAUCK


Cover by MIKE WIERINGO


As the groundbreaking events of CIVIL WAR erupt across the Marvel Universe, the shockwaves are being felt everywhere! The consequences of Spider-Man's allegiances have culminated in the ultimate showdown...with Flash Thompson!? Plus: the shocking return of Mysterio! Collecting FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #11-16.


144 PGS./Rated A …$13.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2217-6


FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: DERAILED TPB STILL AVAILABLE!


$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2217-6)

SPIDER-MAN: SAGA OF THE SANDMAN TPB
Written by STAN LEE, ROY THOMAS, TOM DEFALCO & KURT BUSIEK


Penciled by STEVE DITKO, JACK KIRBY, HERB TRIMPE, ROSS ANDRU, RON WILSON & PAT OLLIFFE


Cover by MARK BROOKS


It was no day at the beach when criminal Flint Marko was mutated into one of Marveldom's most versatile villains and began a career of kicking sand in our favorite heroes' faces! Some of the best battles between Sandman, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Hulk are collected here in commemoration of his gritty film debut! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #4 and #18-19, FANTASTIC FOUR #61, INCREDIBLE HULK #138, MARVEL TEAM-UP #1, MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #86, and UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #3.


176 PGS./Rated A …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2497-7

SPIDER-MAN: BIRTH OF VENOM TPB
Written by JIM SHOOTER, TOM DEFALCO, JOHN BYRNE, LOUISE SIMONSON & DAVID MICHELINIE


Penciled by MIKE ZECK, RON FRENZ, RICK LEONARDI, JOHN BYRNE, GREG LAROCQUE & TODD MCFARLANE


Cover by TODD MCFARLANE


The Beyonder's Battleworld might seem a strange place to get new threads, but it's Spider-Man who becomes unraveled when his shape-changing costume attempts to darken his life as well as his fashion sense! But ridding himself of his riotous raiment proves an even greater mistake when its alien enmity bonds with mortal madness to form our hero's most dedicated decimator! Plus: the first appearances of Puma and the Rose! Mary Jane Watson's startling secret! And the debut of the battling...Bag-Man!? Guest-starring the Black Cat, the Fantastic Four and more! Collecting SECRET WARS #8; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #252-259, #298-300 and #315-317; FANTASTIC FOUR #274; and WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #10.


344 PGS./Rated A …$29.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2498-5

NEW EXCALIBUR VOL. 2: LAST DAYS OF CAMELOT TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, CHRISTOPHER YOST & FRANK TIERI


Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN, SCOTT KOLINS & JIM CALAFIORE


Cover by MICHAEL RYAN


Dazzler died. But for some reason, it didn't stick. How is that possible? Dazzler and her new teammates attempt to find out what happened, and the answer will shock you! Then, New Excalibur is alerted that a depowered mutant has been returned home to England. Learn the secret history of Chamber - but can the team find out the truth before he's killed?! Also, King Arthur's mighty kingdom lays in ruins! Death is everywhere. Who could possibly save the day? Why, New Excalibur, of course! The Black Knight guest-stars in a time-traveling tale for the ages! And finally, can a man really change who he is? Can he erase the past and set forth a new future for himself? The Juggernaut has tried to make his way as a hero, but there are voices in him that are pulling him back to villainous ways. Will he give in to the temptation? Collecting NEW EXCALIBUR #8-15.


192 PGS./Rated A …$19.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2221-4


NEW EXCALIBUR VOL. 1: DEFENDERS OF THE REALM TPB STILL AVAILABLE!


$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1835-7)

MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: BEST OF THE BEST TPB
Written by BRIAN REED


Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE


Cover by FRANK CHO


Straight out of the pages of NEW AVENGERS and HOUSE OF M! Call your friends, wake the neighbors, shout it from the rooftops! Come along for one heck of a wild ride as Brian Reed (co-writer of the thrilling SPIDER-WOMAN: ORIGIN) joins forces with penciler extraordinaire Roberto de la Torre for an action-packed adventure that includes special guest-stars Captain America and Jessica Jones. All this and an alien invasion that could mean the end of life on Earth, is tucked inside a cover by Eisner Award-nominated Frank Cho. Collecting MS. MARVEL #1-5 and GIANT-SIZE MS. MARVEL #1.


136 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1996-5

ZOMBIE TPB
Written by MIKE RAICHT


Pencils & Cover by KYLE HOTZ


Cash stolen from the botched bank job: $125,000. Two loaded shotguns keeping the hostages quiet: $675.00. A half-tank of gas in the getaway car: $27.50. Smashing through a police roadblock and fighting for your life against hundreds of flesh eating zombies: Priceless. Welcome to zombie action, MAX-style. The dead roam the Earth, a small town in New York state is under siege, and human flesh is what's for dinner! And humanity's last hope is hiding out in a little rest-stop on Interstate 90. Barricade your doors and windows and get the guns loaded -- hell is on Earth, and it just might be up to a man named Simon Garth to stop it... Collecting ZOMBIE #1-4.


104 PGS./Explicit Content…$13.99


ISBN: 0-7851-1913-2

THOR: THE ETERNALS SAGA VOL. 2 TPB
Written by ROY THOMAS, RALPH MACCHIO & MARK GRUENWALD


Pencils & Cover by KEITH POLLARD


The war between gods and Eternals may be over, but Thor's still left to face the Fourth Celestial Host - along with the fearsome Fafnir, the devastating Destroyer and, as ever, the larcenous Loki! Plus: a gathering of gods! The mystery of Mother Nature! The legends of Asgard across the millennia as told by the ultimate Eye-witness! Guest-starring the Valkyrie and the Young Gods!


Collecting THOR #292-301.


216 PGS./Rated A …$24.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2492-6


THOR: THE ETERNALS SAGA VOL. 1 TPB STILL AVAILABLE!


$24.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2404-7)

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 3 TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by STAN LEE


Pencils & Cover by JACK KIRBY


This volume collects perhaps the greatest of the legendary Fantastic Four stories - including the first-ever appearances of the Black Panther, the Inhumans, the Negative Zone, and the Silver Surfer and Galactus. Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #41-63 and ANNUAL #3-4.


520 PGS./All Ages …$16.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2625-2

ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 5 TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, MICHAEL GOLDEN, BRET BLEVINS & STEVE LEIALOHA


Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.


NOW INCLUDES THE EPIC X-MEN/ALPHA FLIGHT LIMITED SERIES! The X-Men face off with some of their greatest foes in this all-new edition - including the Juggernaut, Doctor Doom and the Hellfire Club's newest recruits, the Hellions - and team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man, Power Pack and more! Featuring the first appearances of Forge and Nimrod, and a chapter from the legendary SECRET WARS II crossover! Plus: Parts I and II of Claremont and Windsor-Smith's unforgettable epic, "Lifedeath." Collects UNCANNY X-MEN #180-198, X-MEN ANNUAL #8 and X-MEN/ALPHA FLIGHT #1-2.


632 PGS./ Rated T+…$16.99


ISBN: 0-7851-2692-9

MARVEL POSTERS

MIGHTY AVENGERS POSTER
Art by FRANK CHO


24X36 Color Poster...$6.99


Final Order Cut-off 2/8/07 (On-Sale 3/7/07)

MARVEL ADVENTURES

MARVEL ADVENTURES FLIP MAGAZINE #23
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #23


MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #19


64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL HEROES FLIP MAGAZINE #23
NEW AVENGERS #23


GHOST RIDER #4


64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL SELECT FLIP MAGAZINE #23
ASTONISHING X-MEN #17


NEW X-MEN #21


64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #22
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #51


RUNAWAYS #16


64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINE #23
ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #23


ULTIMATE X-MEN #23


64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

ULTIMATE TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #23
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #44-45


64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL PREVIEWS #42
Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 112-page, glossy full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases! Marvel Previews also includes


special previews of upcoming or sold-out projects.


112 PGS./MARVEL T+…JUST $0.99!


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


IN STORES 12/22/2006

 
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