Marvel's April 2016 Solicitations Introduce "Black Panther," "Gwenpool" & More

Tue, January 19th, 2016 at 9:00am PST

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Marvel Solicitations - Last Six Months

CAPARTWAR2016001 covCAPTAIN AMERICA: ROAD TO WAR #1
WILL CORONA PILGRIM (W) • ANDREA DI VITO (A) COVER BY RON LIM
VARIANT COVER BY FRANCESCO MATTINA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• CAPTAIN AMERICA and BLACK WIDOW must train the new Avengers recruits to work together as a team.
• Their first mission: stop the giant robot, ULTIMO!
• Featuring SCARLET WITCH, VISION, FALCON and WAR MACHINE!
• Bonus TALES OF SUSPENSE #58 included.
48 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ ...$4.99

INVIM2015008 covINVINCIBLE IRON MAN #8
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • MIKE DEODATo (A/C)
"THE WAR MACHINES" PART 3!
• Spider-Man, War Machine and Iron Man team up to stop a brand new threat to the Marvel Universe... like only they can. All this plus more hints to next summer's insane Marvel blockbuster event.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

INTLIM2016002 Cov FORPREVIEWSONLYINTERNATIONAL IRON MAN #2
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • ALEX MALEEV (A/C)
Variant Cover by Kamome Shirahama
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• The mystery of Tony's real parents reveals some truths behind the history of the Marvel Universe that have been kept hidden for decades.
• Can Tony unravel the mystery before deadly history repeats itself?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

BLAP2016001 RossVarBLAP2016001 FELIPESMITHBLAP2016001 CoipelVarBLAP2016001 covBLACK PANTHER #1
TA-NEHISI COATES (W) • BRIAN STELFREEZE (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS
VARIANT COVER BY OLIVIER COIPEL
HIP-HOP VARIANT COVER BY BRIAN STELFREEZE
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER A BY SANFORD GREENE
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY BRIAN STELFREEZE
BLACK PANTHER 50TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT COVER BY FELIPE SMITH
VARIANT COVER BY RYAN SOOK
YOUNG VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
GAME VARIANT COVER BY KABAM
BLANK COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
A new era for the Black Panther starts here!
Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner TA-NEHISI COATES (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend BRIAN STELFREEZE, "A Nation Under Our Feet" is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther's struggle to do right by his people as their ruler. The indomitable will of Wakanda -- the famed African nation known for its vast wealth, advanced technology and warrior traditions -- has long been reflected in the will of its monarchs, the Black Panthers. But now the current Black Panther, T'Challa, finds that will tested by a superhuman terrorist group called The People that has sparked a violent uprising among the citizens of Wakanda. T'Challa knows the country must change to survive -- the question is, will the Black Panther survive the change?
40 PGS./Rated T+ ...$4.99

STWPOE2016001 MOVIE VARSTWPOE2015001 MAINSTAR WARS: POE DAMERON #1
CHARLES SOULE (W) • PHIL NOTO (A/C)
VARIANT SKETCH COVER BY PHIL NOTO
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY PHIL NOTO
VARIANT COVER BY JOHN CASSADAY
VARIANT SKETCH COVER BY JOHN CASSADAY
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
BB-8 VARIANT COVER BY Joe Quinones
PARTY VARIANT COVER BY TBA
PARTY SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY TBA
BLANK COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
MOVIE PHOTO VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES SPINNING OUT OF STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS!
Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission...Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays' greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!
40 PGS./Rated T ...$4.99

GPOOL2016001 STACEYGPOOL2016001 HERRERA"Gwenpool" #1 cover by GurihiruGwenpool #1
CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS (W) • GURIHIRU (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY FRANCISCO HERRERA
VARIANT COVER BY STACEY LEE
hip-hop variant COVER by WOO DAE SHIM
YOUNG VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
BLANK COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
2015's overnight internet sensation takes center stage in her own ongoing series! Gwen Poole used to be a comic book reader just like you...until she woke up in a world where the characters she read about seemed to be real! But they can't be, right? This must all be fake, or a dream or something, right? And you know what that means...NO CONSEQUENCES! Could Gwenpool truly be Marvel's least responsible and least role-modely character to date? She can if she tries!
40 PGS./Rated T ...$4.99

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Moon Knight Hip Hop VarMOONKN2016001 COVMOON KNIGHT #1
JEFF LEMIRE (W) • GREG SMALLWOOD (A/C)
Variant Cover by ERIC POWELL
Hip-hop variant cover by RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
THE BOOK YOU'D BE INSANE TO MISS!
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years... or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime's worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question. Something is wrong, but is that something Marc Spector himself? Jeff Lemire (EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN) and rising star Greg Smallwood are calling everything you know about Moon Knight into question.
40 PGS./Rated T+ ...$4.99

SWOMEN2015001 covSPIDER-WOMEN ALPHA #1
Story by JASON LATOUR, DENNIS HOPELESS & ROBBIE THOMPSON
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • VANESA DEL REY (A)
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER A BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
VARIANT COVER BY STACEY LEE
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
SPIDER-WOMEN PART 1!
The Spider-Event of 2016 is here, bringing SPIDER-GWEN, SILK and SPIDER-WOMAN together for a story too big for any one of their books! Spider-Woman is taking a mentor-role with Silk and Spider-Gwen, and the three spider-heroes take a brunch break on Gwen's Earth-65. But when the nefarious spy organization S.I.L.K. and their leader (Earth-65's Cindy Moon) notice the interdimensional interlopers, all of Jessica Drew's plans go wrong.
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ ...$4.99

SPGWEN2015007varSPGWEN2015007 covSPIDER-GWEN #7
JASON LATOUR (W) • BENGAL (A)
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
Variant COVER by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER B BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
SPIDER-WOMEN, PART 2!
• Trapped in Earth-65, Spider-Gwen, Jessica Drew and Spider-Woman search for a way to get Jessica home.
• Along the way, Jessica gets a tour of Gwen's life and meets THE MARY JANES!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

SILK2015007 Chen VarSILK2015007 covSILK #7
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • TANA FORD (A)
COVER BY YASMINE PUTRI
VARIANT COVER BY HELEN CHEN
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER C BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
SPIDER-WOMEN, PART 3!
• Silk comes face-to-face with the Earth-65 Cindy Moon and her family.
• That's not all she finds digging into S.I.L.K., and her discoveries change everything about this event!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

"Spider-Woman" #5 art by Javier Rodriguez & Alvaro LopezSWOMAN2015006 CovSPIDER-WOMAN #6
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (A)
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
VARIANT COVER BY JAVIER RODRIGUEZ
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER D BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
SPIDER-WOMEN, PART 4!
• Reeling from the revelations of SILK #7, Jessica Drew takes matters into her own hands, damn the consequences!
• And has Gwen found a way to get Jess and Silk home?
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

SPIDPOOL2016004covSPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #4
JOE KELLY (W) •ED MCGUINNESS (A/C)
• Double date, Deadpool style!
• Spider-Man finally agrees to hang out with Deadpool outside of adventures, but he might regret it when he discovers that his date is a friend of Deadpool's wife, Shiklah, demon queen of Monster Metropolis.
• Who's Deadpool's date? Guest-star THOR!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

AmazingSpiderMan11AmazingSpiderMan10AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #10 & #11
DAN SLOTT (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A)
CoverS by ALEX ROSS
ISSUE #10 - CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• The 13th sign of the Zodiac is THE SPIDER?!?!?!
• Scorpio is on the verge of controlling the future and Spider-Man's fight will take him on both sides of the English Channel.
• But when Scorpio compromises Parker Industries, what will this mean for Peter moving forward?!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T ...$3.99 (EACH)

WEBWAR2015006 CovWEB-WARRIORS #6
MICHAEL COSTA (W)
DAVID BALDEON (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
• With the threat of the ELECTROVERSE sated (for now), what's an average day in the life of an interdimensional Spider-Man or Spider-Woman really like?
• Could it involve... MURDER?!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

SM20992015009 CovSPIDER-MAN 2099 #9
PETER DAVID (W) • WILL SLINEY (A)
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
• Miguel and Tempest – reunited! But Miguel isn't about to get a happily ever after...
• The mysterious organization called FIST makes their next move, and Spider-Man 2099 gets a helping hand investigating what they're up to.
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

SM2016003 Cov colSPIDER-MAN #3
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • SARA PICHELLI (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY MIKE PERKINS
• Miles finds himself face-to-face with his toughest villain yet- HIS GRANDMOTHER!!!
• And an Avengers-study session (date?) with Ms. Marvel goes horribly wrong!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

ASMPO2015005covAMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.5
JOSE MOLINA (w) • SIMONE BIANCHI (a)
COVER BY SIMONE BIANCHI
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• The final battle with the villain whose power trumps death!
• You know their foe is dangerous if they have Spider-Man and the Santerians on the ropes!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

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ASMSILKTSE2016002SPIDER-MAN & SILK: THE SPIDER(FLY) EFFECT #2 (OF 4)
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W)
TODD NAUCK & TOM GRUMMETT (A)
COVER BY Stacey Lee
• Spider-Man & Silk have gone back in time...
• ...and accidentally stopped their own origins from happening!
• Thankfully, a friendly Forest Hills local is there to help out...
• ...A nice man named BEN.
40 PGS./Rated T ...$4.99

CARNAGE2015007 CovCARNAGE #7
GERRY CONWAY (W) • MIKE PERKINS (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
• Carnage has evolved to the next level and the world is in deep trouble.
• Powered up, Carnage has set his sights far wider than ever before and with this new power and his general psychopathic tendencies, the oceans are going to be red with blood.
• Can Man-Wolf, Toxin and crew possibly contain him?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

SPIDEY2015005 CovSPIDEY #5
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • NICK BRADSHAW (A/C)
• Spidey and Iron Man take on THE VULTURE!
• The most refreshing book in comics hits you right in the gut with this one!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

CAPA2015008 covCAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #8
NICK SPENCER (W) • PAUL RENAUD (A/C)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• Captain America Unite! Sam Wilson, Steve Rogers, and Bucky Barnes team up for a heroic stand against the evil that lurks in Pleasant Hill.
• Continues the blockbuster spring Avengers event, STANDOFF!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

NEWAVN2015009 Cov colNEW AVENGERS #9
AL EWING (W) • Marcus To (A)
Cover By Leinil Yu
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• Up from the depths! Thirty stories high! He salutes the flag and eats apple pie!
• Corporal Todd Ziller is the AMERICAN KAIJU – America's ultimate weapon against renegade super-science!
• And he's going to get the Whisperer back in custody – if he has to break Avengers Island in two!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

NEWAVEN2015010 covNEW AVENGERS #10
AL EWING (W) • Marcus To (A)
Cover by Declan Shalvey
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• What could possibly hold its own against the American Kaiju? None other than – AVENGER FIVE!
• Five New Avengers in the ultimate ultra-vehicle – fighting to save A.I.M.! But are they giving up their freedom – or their lives?
• Plus: The traitor revealed! Sunspot's secret schemes! And the guest-star reveal you've been waiting for!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

"Uncanny Avengers" #8 cover by Ryan StegmanUNCANNY AVENGERS #8
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • RYAN STEGMAN (A/C)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• It only took 8 issues, but the Uncanny Avengers have lost their minds.
• To escape a trap, one Avenger is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
• The Wrecker returns! AND SO DOES...?
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

AVEN2015008 covALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #8
MARK WAID (W) • ADAM KUBERT (A)
Cover by ALEX ROSS
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MAYHEW
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• Trapped in Pleasant Hill, the Avengers can't tell the heroes from the villains -- and, worse, they don't even recognize each other! How can the Avengers act like a team when they have no memory of one another?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

ILLUMINATI2015006covILLUMINATI #6
JOSH WILLIAMSON (W) • MIKE HENDERSON (A)
Cover by RILEY ROSSMO
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• S.H.I.E.L.D. has trapped Absorbing Man in a new prison and only the Hood and Titania can save him...
• But does he want to be saved?!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

SHIELD2016004covCOLAGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #4
MARC GUGGENHEIM (W) • GERMAN PERALTA (A)
Cover by MIKE NORTON
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. take on the New Avengers!
• Plus, the world's craziest Wolverine cameo continues! • Check out the book that everyone has been raving about!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

AVENSAOPH02016001 CovAVENSAOPHO2016001 covAVENGERS STANDOFF: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL OMEGA #1
NICK SPENCER (W) • DANIEL ACUñA (A/C)
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER B BY ART ADAMS
WRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER BY MIKE DEODATO
A STANDOFF tie-in!
• This is it! The explosive finale to the spring's blockbuster Avengers event!
• Lost heroes return, new threats emerge, and the stage is set for major upheavals all throughout the Marvel Universe!
40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ ...$4.99

SQDSUP2015007 covSQUADRON SUPREME #6
JAMES ROBINSON (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A)
Cover by ALEX GARNER
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY LEONARD KIRK
"Through The Lens" STARTS NOW!
As the Squadron gets closer to the answer—who is the cabal of alien races on Earth and what threat do they pose to the planet? – things get personal for Doctor Spectrum as she confronts the man who helped destroy her Earth and save her life...BLACK BOLT! Also, the Squadron's Nighthawk vs. the Nighthawk of the Marvel Universe??
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

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"Hyperion" #2 cover by Mike DeodatoHYPERION #2
CHUCK WENDIG (W) • Nik Virella (A)
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE DEODATO
IT'S HYPERION VERSUS THE CARNIVAL!
• Hyperion has shown his true atomic hero self to the hitchhiker, Doll, and now he and her are right in the crosshairs of a crew of hell-powered freaks and deviants.
• Throw in a murder mystery, a crime syndicate and a stray dog and it all adds up to an unholy heap of trucker trouble.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

AFORCE2015004 covA-FORCE #4
G. WILLOW WILSON & KELLY THOMPSON (W) • JORGE MOLINA (A/C)
• Does defeating Antimatter mean the end of Singularity? As Singularity faces Antimatter on her own, prepared to sacrifice her own existence, A-Force rallies behind her. With Tempest Bell's help, SHE-HULK, CAPTAIN MARVEL, MEDUSA, and NICO MINORU make a final bid to save Singularity from destruction while still saving the world from Antimatter's ever-growing threat. But every action has a cost, and what will these actions cost A-Force?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

TAANTMAN2015007 covTHE ASTONISHING ANT-MAN #7
NICK SPENCER (W) • RAMON ROSANAS (A)
COVER BY MARK BROOKS
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS SAMNEE
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY GREG HORN
"Small Time Criminal" STARTS NOW!
When The Power Broker hits Ant-Man where he's most vulnerable, he'll respond the only way he knows how: That's right. By breaking the law. Lots of laws, actually. The secret of how Scott landed back in jail is revealed here. (Because that's what happens when you break a bunch of laws, genius.)
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

HAWKEYE2015B006 covALL-NEW HAWKEYE #6
JEFF LEMIRE (W) • Ramón Pérez (A/C)
• A young Kate Bishop understands the kind of man her father truly is.
• A wiser Clint Barton gives his all to prove that he's someone Kate can trust.
• This climatic story forever redefines what it means to be a part of Team Hawkeye.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

THOR2015006 cvrTHE MIGHTY THOR #6
JASON AARON (W) • RAFA GARRES (A)
COVER BY RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
THROWBACK THOR'S DAY!
• A special tale of young Thor adventuring in the age of Vikings!
• Meanwhile, LOKI conjures up a dark and powerful new enemy: VIKING HULK
• Guest artist RAFA GARRAS brings SAVAGE NORSE ACTION because YOU DEMANDED IT!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

ULTMTS2015006 VARULTMTS2015006THE ULTIMATES #6
AL EWING (W) • CHRISTIAN WARD (A)
COVER BY KENNETH ROCAFORT
VARIANT COVER BY CHRISTIAN WARD
• Once he was the Devourer of Worlds -- but now, at long last, his endless hunger has been cured.
• But is there a hidden price? What does it mean to wring new life from death? What does it mean to be...Galactus?
• Special guest artist Christian Ward (ODY-C) takes us into the life of the Lifebringer -- for the most cosmic issue yet!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

CAPMARV2015004 covCAPTAIN MARVEL #4
MICHELE FAZEKAS & TARA BUTTERS (W) • KRIS ANKA (A/C)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• As the situation with the Eridani delegates escalates, Captain Marvel and her crew struggle to make sense of what happened on the mysterious alien craft
• But between her powers failing and Wendy's character being called into question, Carol's command of Alpha Flight is slowly slipping from her grasp.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

AMADEUSCHO2016001Amadeus Cho: GENIUS AT WORK
GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE (W) • TAKESHI MIYAZAWA, GARY FRANK & RODNEY BUCHEMI (A)
Cover by GARY FRANK
• Get to know Cho! That's teen genius Amadeus Cho, the seventh smartest person in the world -- but who's counting?
• When Cho is declared "Mastermind Excello" by an intelligence contest, his life suddenly spins out of control -- and now he'll need all his smarts just to stay alive!
• Luckily, Cho -- and his adorable coyote pup, Kirby -- quickly meet and befriend two of the Marvel Universe's strongest powerhouses: Hercules and the Incredible Hulk!
• When Cho investigates his sister's fate, a complex web begins to unravel. Who has been manipulating him? And why?
• Can the seventh smartest person on the planet solve the riddle of his own past and future?
• Collecting material from AMAZING FANTASY (2004) #15; INCREDIBLE HULK (2000) #100; and INCREDIBLE HERCULES #126, #133, #135 and #137.
104 PGS./ One-Shot/Rated T+ ...$7.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90101-1

HULK2015005 covTHE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #5
GREG PAK (W) • MIKE CHOI (A)
Cover by FRANK CHO
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• Amadeus Cho loves being the Hulk -- and he's determined to be the greatest hero the world's ever seen.
• But if the Hulk is driven by rage, what lies within Amadeus? Unfortunately for him, the Enchantress, Amora of Asgard, is hell-bent on finding out!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

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SCWITCH2015005 COVSCARLET WITCH #5
JAMES ROBINSON (W) • JAVIER PULIDO (A)
COVER BY DAVID AJA
• WANDA'S journey takes her to Spain!
• There she finds an old vineyard converted from a haunted church where witches used to be burned at the stake.
• But to unravel the mystery of the hauntings, she must first fight off the ghosts of the SPANISH INQUISITION!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

VISION2015006 covTHE VISION #6
TOM KING (W) • GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA (A)
Cover by MARCO D'ALFONSO
• The book everyone is talking about.
• The first arc of this acclaimed series comes to its frightening climax. The bodies will not stay buried. The truth will not remain hidden. And The Vision will never be the same.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

MCUHB2015006 IM3 cvrMCUHB2015006 THOR2GUIDEBOOK TO THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE -- MARVEL'S IRON MAN 3/MARVEL'S THOR: THE DARK WORLD
Written by MIKE O'SULLIVAN & THE OHOTMU TEAM
Covers by MARCOS MARTIN
The MCU Guidebooks launch into Phase 2 of the Cinematic Universe, and Avengers mainstays Iron Man and Thor lead the charge as our comprehensive coverage of the fan-favorite Marvel Studios films and Marvel Television shows continues! Featuring fact sheets, movie-to-comic comparisons and production stills, this issue is packed with profiles and updates on heroes including Iron Man, Thor, Iron Patriot, Sif, Odin and the Warriors Three; stalwart allies including Pepper Potts, Happy Hogan, Jane Foster, Erik Selvig and Darcy Lewis; and deadly foes including the Mandarin, Aldrich Killian, A.I.M., Loki and Malekith! Plus: Extremis! The Aether! President Ellis! Frigga! Bor! Heimdall! The Collector! And more! Relive the big-screen thrills of Marvel's Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World right here, and continue building your indispensable library of Cinematic Universe reference books!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

BWIDOW2016002 WuBWIDOW2016002COVBLACK WIDOW #2
Chris Samnee & Mark Waid (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
Variant Cover by ANNIE WU
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
IT'S S.H.I.E.L.D.'s FUNERAL
• As S.H.I.E.L.D.'s top brass gather to bury one of their own, they make an attractive target.
• Lucky for Maria Hill, the agency's persona non grata, Black Widow, is still watching over them.
• But that could mean Natasha will have a hard time watching her own back!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

NOVA2015006 covNOVA #6
SEAN RYAN (W) • CORY T. SMITH (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
• Sam Alexander learns the truth about the man who's been masquerading as his father...
• ... and it's going to send him back into space!
• The seeds of Nova's next cosmic adventure are planted right here!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

STARLORD2015006 JohnsonSTAR-LORD #6
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • JAVIER GARRON (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STAR-KITTY 'TIL THE END OF THE UNIVERSE! (OH, WAIT, THAT HAPPENED...)
The engagement of the galaxy is over! But Peter Quill and Kitty Pryde still have to share a ship, and work, and friends, and...yeesh. This is going to get awkward, isn't it? Well, fortunately they're surrounded by caring, communicative teammates like...Drax...and Groot...and Rocket...Hoo boy. This is going to be VERY awkward.
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

DRAX2015006 cvr colDRAX #6
C.M. PUNK & CULLEN BUNN (W) • SCOTT HEPBURN (A/C)
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
"THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE" STARTS NOW!
Annihilus. Ultron. Fin Fang Foom. They were all pieces of cake. Now, Drax prepares to take on the toughest challenge of his life... a gaggle of (partially traumatized) alien children who need to get back to their home planets. Don't worry! Drax will find other stuff to destroy. Like maybe...nap times? Homework? Poo poo diapies?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

ROCRACGROOT2016004ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT #4
SCOTTIE YOUNG (W) • AARON CONLEY (A)
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY TBA
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS STARTS NOW!
It's the best of times when Rocket and Groot are recruited as replacements in an intergalactic football league. These little giants might engage in some necessary roughness, but if they can learn all the right moves these leatherheads might be invincible!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

GUARDOI2015005 ChooGUARDIANS OF INFINITY #5
DAN ABNETT & JEFF KING (W) • CARLO BARBERI & FLAVIANO ARMENTARO (A)
Cover by GARY CHOO
CALLING ALL GUARDIANS!
• Hermetikus's evil ambitions are tremendous—you could say they're GALACTIC in scale!
• Does this villain hold a strange connection to the Guardians 1000?
• Even though Rocket, Drax and Groot have joined a GUARDIANS SUPERGROUP, they might be in over their heads!
• Plus! Writer JEFF KING (White Collar) and artist FLAVIANO ARMENTERO show you what happens when Rocket and Kitty act as bodyguards for an interplanetary whistleblower!
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GARGAL2015007 AdamsGUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A)
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
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• BEN GRIMM: SPACE BARBARIAN!
• The Thing might miss some things about Earth, but he does admit that space has its perks. Riding alien horses into epic battles is one of them!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

VENOMSK2015006 OlivettiVENOM: SPACE KNIGHT #6
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • ARIEL OLIVETTI (A/C)
CAN A SYMBIOTE TRULY CHANGE ITS INKY BLACKNESS?
Flash and Pik Rollo cleverly penetrated Mercurio's defenses...by getting captured and thrown in his dungeon. Can Mercurio corrupt the symbiote to serve as his suit and partner in atrocities? Is this the return of the big bad Venom?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

HOWARD2015B006 covHOWARD THE DUCK #6
CHIP ZDARSKY & RYAN NORTH (W) • JOE QUINONES & ERICA HENDERSON (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUINONES & PAOLO RIVERA
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER B BY TRADD MOORE
THE CONCLUSION OF "ANIMAL HOUSE," A CROSSOVER WITH THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL!
• WATCH! Howard show Squirrel Girl how to be a REAL hero for a change, for which she is eternally grateful!
• LEARN! what happened in last month's UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #6 from the recap page!
• LISTEN! to a nice audio file of nature sounds made by Chip & Ryan while you read this VERY good story!
• LOVE! all the guest stars! Like one of the blue guys from X-MEN! And a pretty cool van!
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SILVSURF2015004 covSILVER SURFER #4
DAN SLOTT (W) • MIKE ALLRED (A/C)
• Massive fallout from the events of Silver Surfer's 50th Anniversary issue.
• There is a price to pay for what Norrin Radd has done.
• Some actions can never be taken back...or forgiven.
• Will any of Earth's heroes stand by the Silver Surfer's side in this, his greatest moment of need?
• A mythic tale in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Guest starring The Avengers, The Thing and major characters from around the Marvel Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

MSMARV2015006 covMS. MARVEL #6
G. WILLOW WILSON (W) • Nico Leon (A)
Cover by David Lopez
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• A problem of plenty becomes a problem of many as the Kamala Khan doppelgangers get out of control.
• Kamala always wanted to be the biggest super hero there ever was... but she didn't mean it literally!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

ANINHUM2015006 covALL-NEW INHUMANS #6
CHARLES SOULE (W) • ANDRE ARAUJO (A)
Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
• Something in the mysterious SKYSPEAR has changed Crystal from the Inhumans leader to their greatest threat!
• Can The Amazing Spider-Man and the rest of the Inhumans stop a woman who controls the four elements?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

UNCINH2015007covUNCANNY INHUMANS #7
CHARLES SOULE (W) • BRANDON PETERSON (A)
Cover by STACEY LEE
• Inhuman investigator Frank McGee tracks down the jilted ex-leader of Ennilux who's trying to regain his fiefdom.
• Meanwhile, Prince Ahura makes a surprising vie for power.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

KARNAK 006 COVERKARNAK #6
WARREN ELLIS (W) • GERARDO ZAFFINO (A)
Cover by DAVID AJA
• The end of "The Flaw In All Things."
• Karnak has it in his lethal hands to save humanity - or end it. And nobody knows what he's going to do.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

MGDINOD2015006MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #6
AMY M. REEDER & BRANDON MONTCLARE (W) • NATACHA BUSTOS (A)
COVER BY AMY M REEDER
THE FIRST CHAPTER OF THIS UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP COMES TO AN EPIC CONCLUSION!
• The KILLER FOLK have the NIGHTSTONE, the key to curing Lunella's INHUMAN gene!
• DEVIL DINOSAUR is trapped in the MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY!
• LUNELLA LAFAYETTE must decide between saving her new best friend...or saving her own humanity!
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DRS2015007covDOCTOR STRANGE #7
JASON AARON (W) • CHRIS BACHALO (A)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
LAST DAYS OF MAGIC, PART 2
• As all of his magic dissipates, Doctor Strange is at the mercy of THE IMPERATOR!
• The powerless sorcerer is no longer supreme and can't possibly best a super-powered foe hell-bent on his destruction.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

DRSLASTDAYS001covDOCTOR STRANGE: LAST DAYS OF MAGIC #1
JASON AARON, GERRY DUGGAN & JAMES ROBINSON (W)
MIKE PERKINS, DANILO BEYRUTH and AFU CHAN (A)
Cover by MIKE PERKINS
VARIANT COVER BY KEVIN MAGUIRE
VARIANT COVER BY SHANE DAVIS
This companion to the "LAST DAYS OF MAGIC" epic! THE EMPIRIKUL, led by The Imperator, are destroying all magic and magic users in the Marvel Universe. Jason Aaron brings you Doctor Strange and Wong's secret history and the ultimate sacrifice that Wong makes! Gerry Duggan shows Brother Voodoo's stand against the evil magic-eaters. James Robinson introduces a new magic figure in the Marvel U just in time for her last stand!
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AYOMVLINFA2016001A YEAR OF MARVELS: THE AMAZING #1
RYAN NORTH, AMY CHU (W) • DANILO BEYRUTH, RYAN BROWNE (A)
COVER BY JAMAL CAMPBELL
• Join us in a brand new Marvel comics adventure as your favorite heroes journey through the calendar year one month at a time!
• It's February and Peter Parker's got a hot date, but the old Parker luck hits hard...and so does the bank-robbing villain The Vulture! It's a tale of romance, adventure, and punching! From Ryan North (SQUIRREL GIRL) and Danilo Beyruth!
• When business is down in March, Scott Lang's Ant-Man Security Solutions will take just about any job offered to them – including stealing back stolen goods! But all is not as it seems! Join writer Amy Chu (Poison Ivy) and artist Ryan Browne (SECRET WARS TOO) as they team together for this Spring Break themed heist!
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PATSY2015005 REVPATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #5
KATE LETH (W) • BRITTNEY L. WILLIAMS (A/C)
• Hellcat's out of the bag! I guess she was never in one, but she IS trapped, along with her favorite shieldmaiden, VALKYRIE! Not only that, but she's late for a very important meeting with the infamous HEDY WOLFE.
• Can Patsy and friends make it out of this one? Answer: NO! They all die and the series is over.
• APRIL FOOLS!
•...Or is it?!?!
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"Contest of Champions" #7 coverCONTEST OF CHAMPIONS #7
AL EWING (W) • Rhoald Marcellius (A)
Cover by Paco Medina
VARIANT COVER BY Ron Lim
"Ultimate Fighting" STARTS NOW!
After the cataclysmic events of last issue -- Battlerealm will never be the same! But Earth's ultimate superteam has discovered the Contest -- and they don't like it at all! Is this the end of Maestro's dream of power? Or the start of a whole new Contest of Champions? Fan-fave writer Al Ewing combines two of his new series into one can't-miss epic!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

"Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #7 cover"Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #7 cover by Colleen DoranTHE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #7
RYAN NORTH (W) • ERICA HENDERSON (A/C)
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY COLLEEN DORAN
VARIANT COVER BY SIYA OUM
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT BY DAN HIPP
a) This special issue, called "BE THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL," puts YOU in control of THE MOST POWERFUL CHARACTER IN THE MARVEL UNIVERSE. Will you fight crime and save the day? Or will you be a complete jerk and use her powers to tell everyone off?
b) I'm serious: these are actual choices, and you have to make them RIGHT NOW? To be Squirrel Girl and fight crime, turn to c). To be Squirrel Girl and be a jerk instead, turn to e).
c) Well, you're in luck vis-a-vis crime-fighting, because Squirrel Girl is going to be facing off against SWARM, a bad guy made out of bees! And that's not all. To learn more about the other bad guys she can face, turn to d)! But if INSTEAD you'd like to stop reading this and get excited about this book and maybe order it, please: feel free!
d) Nice try, but we've got to keep SOME surprises for the book! You decide to definitely buy this comic and see who they are. THE END.
e) What? No, why would you even want to be a jerk? Geez, man, maybe this ISN'T the comic for you. Turn to b) and answer better this time!
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"Hercules" #6 cover by Jay AnacletoHERCULES #6
DAN ABNETT (W) • Emilio Laiso (A)
Cover by JAY ANACLETO
• The newborn gods of the Uprising Storm have power over the world, and are about to destroy you all. Unless you're Hercules, of course, in which case you're going to fight back. You are going to gather a few old friends, gather your trusted weapons, channel the courage that once made you famous, and give the newborn gods a fight they will NEVER forget.
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REDWOLF2015005 VereggeRED WOLF #5
NATHAN EDMONDSON (W) • DALIBOR TALAJIC (A)
Cover by JEFFERY VEREGGE
WOLF VERSUS SNAKE!
• Red Wolf and Deputy Ortiz have tracked RATTLER to the rock he's been hiding under.
• If their surveillance turns into a smack-down, can Red survive a venomous bite from Rattler's weapon of choice?
• And how long can a man out of time avoid the notice of a dimension-hopping villain who desperately wants him dead?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

STBRNDNM2015005 covSTARBRAND & NIGHTMASK #5
GREG WEISMAN (W) • DOMO STANTON (A)
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
• College is stressful, so Adam and Kevin hit the school gym for a little workout, a little flirting and a little confrontation with a cosmically-enhanced LIBRA, who's weighing Starbrand and Nightmask's ultimate value to ETERNITY!!!
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"Angela: Queen of Hel" #7 cover by Stephanie HansANGELA: QUEEN OF HEL #7
Marguerite Bennett (w)
Kim Jacinto & Stephanie Hans (a)
COVER BY Stephanie Hans
• An ancient evil slithers into New York City, making living horrors out of fables and folklore.
• Angela, Sera, Leah, and Thor race to defeat THE FAUSTIAN QUEEN before she rewrites the world into a story of her very own.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

MOCKBIRD2016002 NENVarMOCKBIRD2016002 FAGANMOCKBIRD2016002 CovMOCKINGBIRD #2
CHELSEA CAIN (W) • KATE NIEMCZYK (A)
Cover by JOELLE JONES
VARIANT COVER BY KIRBI FAGAN
Variant cover by Nen Chang
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• Lance Hunter's undercover gig at the London Hellfire Club has gone south and it's up to Mockingbird to rescue him, save the Queen of England, and fight off a passel of kinkily clad sadist toffs.
• Plus zombis! And corgis!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

WEIRDW2015B005 CovWEIRDWORLD #5
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • MICHAEL DEL MUNDO (A/C)
THE BATTLE OF FANG MOUNTAINS!
• Morgan Le Fay's Lava Men forces clashes with Jennifer Kale's Man-Thing army!
• Becca, Goleta and Catbeast must get through the battle, with the help of the DOG FIGHTERS!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

PMIF2016003 GreenePOWER MAN AND IRON FIST #3
DAVID WALKER (W) • SANFORD GREENE (A/C)
Variant COVER by KERON GRANT
BROMANCING THE STONE!
• POWER MAN and IRON FIST are swimming through New York City's currents of crime trying to retrieve the SUPERSOUL STONE. Beware the underworld undertow!
• Meanwhile, JENNIE and BLACK MARIAH's nefarious plans begin to bear fruit.
• With a magic-fueled crisis at its tipping point and all of New York hanging in the balance it's the perfect atmosphere to rekindle a smoldering friendship, so GET IT TOGETHER ALREADY, LUKE AND DANNY!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

Art from "Daredevil" #5 by Ron Garney & Matt MillaDAREDEVIL #6
CHARLES SOULE (W) • Ron Garney (A)
Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
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STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY PHIL NOTO
"PRACTICE TO DECEIVE" STARTS NOW!
• Hell's Kitchen knows no fury like an assassin scorned. Though Matt Murdock has somehow managed to hide his identity from the entire world, there are parts of his past he cannot escape.
• Elektra Natchios, is back in the Big Apple and she's got a score to settle with The Man Without Fear!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

UNCXM 6 VARUNCX2015006 cov colUNCANNY X-MEN #6
CULLEN BUNN (W) • Ken Lashley (A)
COVER BY GREG LAND
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER B BY KEN LASHLEY
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STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
"APOCALYPSE WARS" CONTINUES!
The first time original X-Man Archangel met Apocalypse, he was transformed into the homicidal Horseman of Death. Breaking free of Apocalypse's grasp, Archangel eventually returned to the X-Men and formed a relationship with his teammate, Psylocke. Now, years later, Psylocke has found a vacant, drone-like Archangel in the guise of Death once more. Fearing he's again fallen under Apocalypse's sway, Psylocke and her team of X-Men embark on a mission to save Archangel's life. But little do they know that they are about to discover a far more horrifying truth than they could have imagined...
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EXTRAXM2015009 CovEXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #9
JEFF LEMIRE (W) • HUMBERTO RAMOS (A/C)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
"APOCALYPSE WARS" PART TWO!
• Trapped in the distant future, Colossus and his team of Young X-Men race across a dying Earth to protect the key to mutantkind's survival!
• But Apocalypse and his new horsemen are in hot pursuit, eager to take it from them.
• Will the Extraordinary X-Men arrive in time to save the future of their species AND their friends?
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

OML2016004 CovColOLD MAN LOGAN #4
JEFF LEMIRE (W) • ANDREA SORRENTINO (A/C)
CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• Hellbent on keeping his future from coming to pass, Old Man Logan is on a one-man mission of MURDER across the
Marvel Universe.
• But hoping to end his friend's rampage, Logan's OLDEST friend comes to his aid...
• That's right, it's OLD MAN LOGAN vs. OLD MAN ROGERS!
• Here's hoping this fight isn't decided by natural causes...
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

OML2016005 HildebrandtVar"Old Man Logan" #5 cover by Andrea SorrentinoOLD MAN LOGAN #5
"BORDERTOWN" STARTS NOW!
Jeff Lemire (W) • Andrea Sorrentino (A/C)
CLASSIC VARIANT COVER BY GREG HILDEBRANDT
STORY THUS FAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
Nine months of the year, the desolate town of Killhorn Falls, Canada is cut off from the rest of the world. Cold and dark, visitors are a rarity. So when the time-displaced Old Man Logan comes to town on a mission, people take notice...especially people who have a bone to pick with the former Wolverine. With no way to escape, can Logan protect the people of Killhorn Falls and save his own skin...while safeguarding the only thing in the present that he hopes will survive to meet him in the future?
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XM922016002X-MEN '92 #2
CHRIS SIMS & CHAD BOWERS (W) •ALTI FIRMANSYAH (A)
Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• PONDER: The machinations of the Fenris Twins!
• FEAR: The terror of Alpha Red!
• RELISH: The X-Men of the '90s, back in action!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99

"All-New Wolverine" #7 cover by BengalALL-NEW WOLVERINE #7
Tom Taylor (W) • Marcio Takara (A)
Cover by Bengal
• The battle has been fought, and won—but at what cost? As Laura and Gabby attempt to move on with their lives, Wolverine's past seems destined to catch up with her, and wreak havoc.
• Logan's legacy has cast a long shadow, how can Laura hope to step out of it?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

ANXMEN2015008 covALL-NEW X-MEN #8
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
MUTANTS AND...MAGIC?!
• As young Beast continues to struggle with his new life in the present day Marvel Universe, he turns to another man of science for guidance—former surgeon and present day sorcerer supreme, Doctor Strange!
• But seeing as Strange has put down his scalpel to pick up a spellbook, Beast might be receiving very different answers than he was hoping for...
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"Deadpool" #9 cover by Mike AllredDEADPOOL #9 & 10
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MATTEO LOLLI (A)
CoverS by MIKE ALLRED
ISSUE #9 - SECRET COMIC VARIANT COVER BY SCOTT KOBLISH
ISSUE #10 - SECRET COMIC VARIANT COVER BY SCOTT KOBLISH
ISSUE #10 - CIVIL WAR VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• DEADPOOL VS. SABRETOOTH, Parts II & III!
• When two unkillable men go to war, there's bound to be collateral damage.
• But this time, Deadpool is serious about it.
• I know, I know—how can Deadpool be serious?
32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory ...$3.99 (each)

DPOOLMERCS2016003DEADPOOL & THE MERCS FOR MONEY #3 (OF 5)
CULLEN BUNN (W) • SALVADOR ESPIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER
BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY MIKE HAWTHORNE
• This issue has enough villains in it to choke a...uh...
• ...something that...eats villains, I guess...
• THE JUSTICE SYSTEM!
• Enough villains to choke the justice system.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

XMENWXE2016003CVRX-MEN: WORST X-MAN EVER #3 (OF 5)
MAX BEMIS (W) • MICHAEL WALSH (A/C)
• Bailey struggles to fit in among his hated and fear compatriates.
• PLUS: Meet possibly the most powerful X-Man ever...Miranda?
• Max Bemis's Mutant Masterpiece continues here!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

DARKTWRBM2016001DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE - BITTER MEDICINE #1 (of 5)
ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID (W) • JONATHAN MARKS (A)
COVER BY NIMIT MALAVIA
• A brand new chapter in the SUSANNAH DEAN story begins here!
• THE GUNSLINGER has taken Odetta Holmes to Midworld to join his quest to reach the DARK TOWER!
• But little do ROLAND and EDDIE know that Odetta has a dark side that poses a threat to all of Midworld!
32 PGS./Mature ...$3.99

"Haunted Mansion" #2 cover by E.M. GistHAUNTED MANSION #2 (of 5)
JOSHUA WILLIAMSON (W) • JORGE COELHO (A)
Cover by E. M. GIST
VARIANT COVER BY BRIAN CROSBY
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN T YLER CHRISTOPHER
YOU CAN ENTER, BUT YOU CAN NEVER LEAVE...!
• Get ready to meet the 999 happy haunts residing in the mansion...but some of them aren't quite so happy!
• Madame Leota! The Hatbox ghost! Constance the Bride! The Hitchhiking ghosts! You never know who of the legendary cast from Disney's world-famous attraction will appear!
• Danny is trapped within the Haunted Mansion, but who is trying to help him, and who is using him for their own ghoulish plot?
• Don't miss the next chapter in the delightfully chilling story based on the fan-favorite Disney attraction!
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99
Elements based on Haunted Mansion © Disney

MIRACLEMAN2016003 YOUNGMIRACLEMAN003 PACHECOMIRACLEMAN003 BUCKINGMIRACLEMAN BY GAIMAN & BUCKINGHAM: THE SILVER AGE #3
NEIL GAIMAN (W) • MARK BUCKINGHAM (A/C)
Variant Cover by CARLOS PACHECO
Variant Cover by DAVID AJA
YOUNG VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
Hip-Hop Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
• The wait is over!
• Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham present the story you've waited decades for -- the first ALL-NEW chapter in
"The Silver Age!"
• High atop the Himalayas, Dicky Dauntless searches to find his place in the Age of Miracles. He'll make new friends and encounter a frightening, familiar face -- Johnny Bates!
• It's Young Miracleman and Kid Miracleman face-to-face!
48 PGS./Mature ...$4.99

MRVLULTSMWWCOC2016002MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS #2
Adapted by Joe Caramagna
THE AGENTS OF SMASH JOIN THE CONTEST!
• Hulk and the Agents of Smash are the next heroes to be abducted by the mysterious Gamemaster!
• Be here for the ultimate super hero team-up!
• With the fate of the Earth in the balance, this ain't no game!
32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.99

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MUGOT2015007 covMARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7
Adapted by Joe Caramagna
BETRAYAL!
• Will the Guardians' survive a betrayal by one of their own...or is this the end of the team?!
• If you can't trust your friends...can you still turn to FAMILY?!
32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.99

MRVLAVNASSCIV2015002MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: CIVIL WAR #2
Adapted by Joe Caramagna
SECRETS THREATEN TO DESTROY THE AVENGERS!
• Find out the secret Iron Man has kept from the team...and how it will change the Avengers' future!
• Captain America takes a stand against Iron Man!
• It's time: whose side are you on?
32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.99

STWOBIANI2015004OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #4 (OF 5)
CHARLES SOULE (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A/C)
• Obi-wan and Anakin are trapped on opposite sides of a war...
• ...and if they're not careful, they're going to get caught in the crossfire!
• Plus...why does Anakin want to leave the order?
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.

STWARS2015018 MAINSTAR WARS #18
JASON AARON (W) • LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A/C)
VARIANT SKETCH COVER BY LEINEL FRANCIS YU
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
• With the Rebel base completely overtaken, our only hope is...
• ...Leia...Sana...and APHRA?!?
• Can they save the Imperial prisoners? Do they want to?
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.

STWVADER2015019 MAINDARTH VADER #19
KIERON GILLEN (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A)
COVER BY MARK BROOKS
• The SHU-TORUN WAR concludes!
• Will Vader bring the Ore Barons in line?
• Or will Cylo and his warriors show the Dark Lord how it's done?
32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.

EmpressSGMrevEMPRESS001 VAR IMMEMPRESS2016001 CVREMPRESS #1 (of 7)
MARK MILLAR (W) • STUART IMMONEN (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY STUART IMMONEN
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY STUART IMMONEN (MAIN COVER ART)
VARIANT COVER BY SEAN GORDON MURPHY
VARIANT COVER BY STEVE McNIVEN
BLANK COVER VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
Imagine you're married to the worst bad guy from your favorite sci-fi movie. An alien dictator feared throughout the universe, who will kill you if you leave -- but you need to escape for the sake of your three children. All you have are your wits, your bodyguard, and three guns. Welcome to EMPRESS, your new favorite comic.
32 PGS./RATED T+ ...$3.99

LITMARVSTANDEE cvrLITTLE MARVEL STANDEE PUNCH-OUT BOOK
Penciled by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Always thought Skottie Young's incredible artwork leaps off the page? Well, now it does -- with a little help -- in this colorful collection of punch-out Marvel heroes! Featuring nine sturdy pages filled with die-cut characters just waiting to be popped free, you can build yourself an army of Skottie's small-fry super-type standees that will serve as an adorable adornment to any home -- or place of work! Enliven your living room! Ornament your office! Fashion a mini Marvel chess set! Or just sit down and play Secret Wars with 'em to your heart's content! From Spider-Man to the Guardians of the Galaxy, they're all here -- and they've never looked cuter. Now, make like the junior Avengers and X-Men every time they get together -- start punching, and make a stand(ee)!
18 PGS./All Ages ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90202-5

AVENKV1TPB variantAVENKV1TPB cvr1AVENGERS K BOOK 1: AVENGERS VS. ULTRON TPB
WRITTEN BY SI YEON PARK
TRANSLATED BY JIEUN PARK
SCRIPT BY JIM ZUB
PENCILED BY WOO BIN CHOI
COVERS BY WOO BIN CHOI & WOO CHUL LEE
Ultron comes to life in a new dynamic style! Collected for the first time in English, leading Korean publisher Daewon C.I.'s original manhwa reimagines some of the most historic Avengers stories of all time for a whole new audience! Scientist Hank Pym sets out to create the world's first artificial intelligence. Instead, he creates a monster. Enter Ultron! But one diabolical robot isn't enough: When Ultron in turn creates the Vision, the Avengers are really in trouble. Together, the pair is poised to destroy the Avengers -- and the world. But wait! Who is the Bride of Ultron? Enemies multiply as the Avengers face one of their biggest threats. Experience a famous piece of Avengers' history, totally re-envisioned by established South Korean artists and writers!
168 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90099-1
AVENGERS K BOOK 1: AVENGERS VS. ULTRON TPB LEE COVER (DM ONLY)
168 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90120-2

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DRS2015V1MPHC cvrDOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 1: THE WAY OF THE WEIRD PREMIERE HC
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO
Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
Only Doctor Strange can protect our world from the darkness beyond -- now, witness the full toll that constant struggle takes on Earth's Sorcerer Supreme! Every spell cast comes at a cost, but what happens when Strange falls behind on his tab? Find out as the good doctor wakes up somewhere very odd, nearly naked -- with no spell books, no weapons and no memory of how he got there...or why all the monsters are chasing him! And as a new visitor to Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum learns one wrong door can lead to oblivion, a magic circle of Strange's friends and allies are about to face their greatest threat. Dark forces are destroying everything mystical in the multiverse, and their sights are set on this dimension. Magic's days are numbered, and Doctor Strange is not ready! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE (2015) #1-5.
136 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9516-0
Trim size: standard

THOR2015V1MPHC cvrTHE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 1: THUNDER IN HER VEINS PREMIERE HC
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
When Dr. Jane Foster lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, the Mighty Thor! Her enemies are many as Asgard descends further into chaos, and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet she wages her greatest battle against a far more personal foe: the cancer killing her mortal form. When Loki steps back into Thor's life, will it ease her troubles or only add to her pain? There's no such question about Malekith as he continues to fan the flames of a looming War of Realms -- when he isn't wedding planning, that is! And as Asgard is torn apart, the skies will shake in one of the bloodiest battles of all time: It's Thor vs. Odin like never before! Collecting MIGHTY THOR (2015) #1-5.
136 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9522-1
Trim size: standard

STWKANANV2TPB cvrSTAR WARS: KANAN VOL. 2 -- FIRST BLOOD TPB
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Penciled by PEPE LARRAZ
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Continue to explore the early days of Kanan Jarrus, the sensational star of Star Wars Rebels! You've seen Kanan's last adventure as a Padawan, now witness his very first! The boy who was Caleb Dune must find his feet as the Clone Wars rage around him. When the Jedi Temple comes under attack, what can a mere Padawan do to make a difference? Caleb and his new Master, Depa Bilaba, will lead their own Clone troop into the furious Battle of Mygeeto. But lying in wait for them there are a pair of Separatist generals, one of whom is one of the most deadly threats in the entire galaxy! Can Caleb and Bilaba survive Grievous? Collecting KANAN #7-12.
136 PGS./Rated T ...$17.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9603
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.

STWPMENHC CVRSTAR WARS: EPISODE I -- THE PHANTOM MENACE HC
Written by HENRY GILROY
Penciled by RODOLFO DAMAGGIO
Cover by MIKE MAYHEW
The official comic-book adaptation of the first chapter in the epic saga of STAR WARS! Years before Luke Skywalker would clash with Darth Vader, turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. But when a pair of Jedi Knights -- Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi -- are dispatched to end the trade conflict that has gripped the galaxy, they make a surprising discovery: the "chosen one" destined to bring balance to the Force -- a young boy named Anakin Skywalker! But this new hope may not last long when an ancient enemy returns to threaten the Jedi after centuries in hiding. As the Sith rise again, the small planet of Naboo finds itself in the middle of a power struggle for the ages. Can Queen Padmé Amidala save her people from invasion? Collecting STAR WARS: EPISODE I -- THE PHANTOM MENACE #1-4.
120 PGS./Rated T ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90074-8
Trim size: oversized
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.

SMTMOMNIHC COV1 colSPIDER-MAN BY TODD MCFARLANE OMNIBUS HC
Written by TODD MCFARLANE, ROB LIEFELD & FABIAN NICIEZA
Penciled by TODD MCFARLANE & ROB LIEFELD
Cover by TODD MCFARLANE
Todd McFarlane became a superstar illustrating AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, but he changed the industry forever with his next project: the "adjectiveless" SPIDER-MAN! Taking on both writing and art duties, McFarlane ushered Peter Parker into a gritty new era -- and it began with "Torment"! When the Big Apple's streets run red with blood, the web-slinger heads into the sewers to stop the Lizard's homicidal rampage. But what is driving his old friend and foe? Plus: Ghost Rider lends a bony hand when the deranged Hobgoblin returns, the wall-crawler finds himself at the center of a clash of claws between Wolverine and Wendigo, and Pete goes back in black to face Morbius the Living Vampire! And in the ultimate nineties team-up, Spidey joins X-Force to battle the unstoppable Juggernaut! Collecting SPIDER-MAN (1990) #1-14 and #16, and X-FORCE (1991) #4.
440 PGS./Rated T ...$75
ISBN: 978-1-302-90073-1
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MMHULK010HCvarMMHULK010HCMARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 10 HC
Written by LEN WEIN with ROY THOMAS,
GERRY CONWAY, STEVE ENGLEHART & TONY ISABELLA
Penciled by HERB TRIMPE
Cover by HERB TRIMPE
The Hulk is out for revenge! And he'll have plenty of heavy hitters to unleash his anger on in the latest Marvel Masterworks! The Abomination, Juggernaut and Rhino are just the first in a murderer's row of earthshaking enemies before the ever-Incredible Hulk. Then, a battle with the Cobalt Man will send Hulk raging to Attilan, home of the Inhumans! To save their hidden city, they launch Hulk into deep space -- but a mean green course correction lands Hulk on Counter-Earth! There, he and Adam Warlock must save the other Earth before an express rocket home lands the Hulk in the Canadian wild, where he'll battle the Wendigo -- and in one of the most important stories in Marvel history, face off against Wolverine in the X-Man-to-be's first appearance! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #171-183.
272 PGS./Rated T ...$75.00
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9596-2
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 10 HC -- VARIANT EDITION VOL. 235 (DM ONLY)
272 PGS./Rated T ...$75.00
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9597-9

CIVWARMOVARTHC covMARVEL'S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR -- THE ART OF THE MOVIE SLIPCASE HC
Written by JACOB JOHNSTON
Picking up where MARVEL'S CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER and MARVEL'S AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON left off, MARVEL'S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR sees Steve Rogers leading the new Avengers. But after another destructive international incident involving the team, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability: A governing body will now determine when to enlist the team's services. This new law fractures the Avengers. Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. return as Captain America and Iron Man, two heroes with the same goal -- to protect the world -- but with very different methods. Now, go behind the scenes in this collectible volume! Filled with concept art, production stills and commentary from cast and crew -- including directors Anthony and Joe Russo, and producer Kevin Feige -- this collection is a prize for any fan!
240 PGS./All Ages ...$50.00
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9818-5
Trim size: landscape

ANWOLV2015V1TPB cvrALL-NEW WOLVERINE VOL. 1: THE FOUR SISTERS TPB
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Penciled by DAVID LOPEZ & DAVID NAVARROT
Cover by BENGAL
She's the best there is! X-23 was created to be a weapon; for a time, that's all she was. But with the help of her mentor, Logan -- the original Wolverine -- she escaped that dark past. Now, the man she knew has fallen, but Laura will honor his memory as the All-New Wolverine. But with the famous cowl comes a world of misery and mystery -- like the devastating secret of the Sisters. Uncovering it will involve new friends Doctor Strange and the Wasp, and lethal new enemies like the Taskmaster! But after recent events, Laura is growing used to doing everything in her power to save those around her from forces hell-bent on destruction. If anyone can stop them, it's Laura. After all, it's what Wolverine does. Collecting ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #1-6.
136 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$17.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9652-5

SMDPOOLVOL0TPB covSPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL VOL. 0: DON'T CALL IT A TEAM-UP TPB
Written by JOE KELLY, FABIAN NICIEZA, DANIEL WAY, KEVIN SHINICK, BRIAN POSEHN, GERRY DUGGAN & CHRIS HASTINGS
Penciled by PETE WOODS, PATRICK ZIRCHER, ERIC CANETE, CARLO BARBERI, AARON KUDER, MIKE HAWTHORNE & JACOPO CAMAGNI
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Two great tastes that taste great together! As Spidey and Deadpool fast-talk their way into an ongoing buddy book at last, grab the full story of their unlikely bromance. Through the magic of comics (and time travel), Wade Wilson steps into the swinging shoes of a young Peter Parker! Then, the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler and the anti-social there-goes-the-neighborhood merc trade blows and "yo mama" quips. If friendship blossoms during encounters with Hit-Monkey and the Hypno-Hustler, will that jerk Otto Octavius ruin everything by being all Superior? And could dreams come true for DP -- swapping those stinky red-and-blacks for the good ol' red-and-blues?! Collecting DEADPOOL (1997) #11, CABLE & DEADPOOL #24, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #611, DEADPOOL (2008) #19-21, AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #12-13, DEADPOOL (2012) #10 and DEADPOOL ANNUAL #2.
272 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$34.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90084-7

ANINHUM2015V1TPB covALL-NEW INHUMANS VOL. 1: GLOBAL OUTREACH TPB
Written by CHARLES SOULE & JAMES ASMUS
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
As the terrigen clouds continue to spread across the world, they leave in their wake the ruined lives of the Inhumanized. Now, Crystal -- Inhuman princess and former elemental Avenger -- leads her own team tasked to help as many of these NuHumans as possible. But Medusa's sister has her work cut out for her. After all, the reactions of the newly super-powered vary wildly -- from fear to amazement to outright anger. Then there are the mysterious Skyspears that recently crashed into the Earth, making life even more complicated. But worst of all, there's a dictator hell-bent on turning Inhumans into weapons of mass destruction. As Crystal's team comes together, she'd better hope Gorgon's training pays off -- or they won't all make it out of their first mission alive, even with Spider-Man's help! Collecting ALL-NEW INHUMANS #1-4 and material from ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT POINT ONE #1.
112 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9638-9

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HOWARD2015BV1TPB cvrHOWARD THE DUCK VOL. 1: DUCK HUNT TPB
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY, CHRIS HASTINGS & RYAN NORTH
Penciled by JOE QUINONES, DANILO BEYRUTH & ERICA HENDERSON
Cover by JOE QUINONES
Trapped in a world he's grown accustomed to! The flightless fowl gets a new beginning, with the exact same superstar creative lineup as before! But this time, the whole entire universe is after Howard -- and that includes the would-be new herald of Galactus! As the duck hunt begins, things get totally cosmic with the Silver Surfer, the Collector, the Stranger and the Guardians of the Galaxy! Plus: Brace yourself for the two most sensational, fan-favorite, Internet-breaking Marvel team-ups of the year! She's a little nutty, he's downright quackers -- it's Squirrel Girl and Howard! And in a tale that will launch a thousand cosplay double-acts, meet Gwenpool! The Duck is back, and this means "Waugh!" Collecting HOWARD THE DUCK (2015B) #1-6 and UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL (2015B) #6.
160 PGS./Rated T+ ...$17.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9938-0

ANXMENV1TPB cvrALL-NEW X-MEN: INEVITABLE VOL. 1 - GHOSTS OF CLYCLOPS TPB
Written by DENNIS HOPELESS
Penciled by MARK BAGLEY
Cover by MARK BAGLEY
More than ever, hatred and fear have made the world a dangerous place for mutants. But as the few remaining X-Men retreat into seclusion, a handful of mutant teenagers refuse to allow their destiny to be decided for them! And no one is more concerned about their fate than Scott Summers, whose young shoulders must bear the heavy weight of the terrible acts committed by his adult counterpart. Cyclops is joined by three of his time-torn teammates -- Beast, Iceman and Angel -- as well as the All-New Wolverine, Kid Apocalypse and Oya. Together, they're heading out on the highway, looking for adventure, intent on writing their own futures! But when they encounter the baleful Blob, their road trip may end before it begins! Collecting ALL-NEW X-MEN (2015) #1-6.
136 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9630-3

EXTRAXM2015V1TPB cvrEXTRAORDINARY X-MEN VOL. 1: X-HAVEN TPB
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
With the fate of mutantkind in the balance, it's an All-New, All-Different beginning for the X-Men! Staring down a threat to her race like nothing seen before, Storm pulls together the group she'll need to ensure mutants' survival -- including Iceman, Jean Grey, Colossus and Magik! But can Storm and Iceman protect the last remaining mutants from a demonic attack? As a new child of the atom discovers her terrifying power, an old foe compounds the horror: Mister Sinister will bring the team face-to-face with their greatest fear. But can anyone be ready for the very first meeting of Old Man Logan and young Jean Grey? Bring all the hate and fear you want, they will fight to their last breath to survive the experience. They're the X-Men, they're facing down extinction, and they will be Extraordinary! Collecting EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #1-5.
112 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9934-2

SILK2015BV1TPB cvrSILK VOL. 1: SINISTER TPB
Written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
Penciled by STACEY LEE & VERONICA FISH
Cover by HELEN CHEN
Silk is back and badder than ever! Cindy Moon -- the other victim of the radioactive spider that bit Peter Parker -- has been working to find the missing members of her family since she escaped the bunker that was her home for so many years. But Silk's quest has taken her down a darker path than expected, and now she's in cahoots with the most ferocious feline in the Marvel Universe: the Black Cat! But not everyone in the Cat's criminal crew is happy about the arrangement. Nor is a certain friendly neighborhood CEO of Parker Industries, and that will bring Cindy into conflict with Spider-Man and the Goblin King! What could have led her to this? Who is Espectro? And will Cindy go so far there's no redeeming the Sinister Silk? Collecting SILK (2015B) #1-6 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1.
144 PGS./Rated T ...$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9957-1

SPGWEN2015BV1TPB cvrSPIDER-GWEN VOL. 1: GREATER POWER TPB
Written by JASON LATOUR
Penciled by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
Cover by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
Gwen Stacy is back in the webs and has an All-New, All-Different mystery to solve: the reappearance of the Lizard! The Spider-Woman of Earth-65 was convinced that the Lizard's threat died in her arms along with Peter Parker. But a new reptilian rampage leaves her with doubts not only about Peter's life, but also his death. While her father, Captain George Stacy, struggles with Gwen's double life, troubles mount as the Osborns make their debut -- and Gwen finds herself on S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most-wanted list! Perhaps Jessica Drew, the Spider-Woman of Earth-616, can offer some wise lessons about power and responsibility that might be handy when Gwen battles the Goblins! Plus: Discover who wields the shield as Earth-65's Captain America joins the fray -- but will she be on Gwen's side? Collecting SPIDER-GWEN (2015B) #1-6.
136 PGS./Rated T ...$17.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9959-5

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WEBWARRIORS2015V1TPBWEB WARRIORS OF THE SPIDER-VERSE VOL. 1 - ELECTROVERSE TPB
Written by MIKE COSTA
Penciled by DAVID BALDEON
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Your favorite web-slinging wonders from SPIDER-VERSE, together on one titanic team! Spider-Gwen, Spider-UK, Arana "Spider-Woman" Corazon, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Man India and the porktacular Spider-Ham have banded together to protect the worlds without wall-crawlers from their base on Earth-001. But when Electro and his own army of alternate-reality evildoers wreak havoc across the Web of Life, it will take the whole team -- plus some amazing Spider-guests -- to stop him! Gwen finds herself stranded far from home, but the breakout star of SPIDER-VERSE is no damsel in distress. Can she find her way back to the fight in time, before things go from bad to Electroverse? They're the Web-Warriors, and their not-so-friendly neighborhood is all of reality! Collecting WEB WARRIORS #1-5 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1.
120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9672-3

SM20992015V1TPB cvrSPIDER-MAN 2099 VOL. 1: SMACK TO THE FUTURE TPB
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by WILL SLINEY
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
He's the Spider-Man of the future, trapped in the here-and-now. And as far as Miguel O'Hara is concerned, that means he can hang up the webs. After all, he has a job at Parker Industries, a stable relationship and no way of knowing what harm his actions in the present have on the future era he left behind. But when a dangerous new threat shatters Miguel's world, a Spidey suit is the only answer. An All-New Spidey suit, that is -- and just wait until you see what it can do! Doctor Cronos is about to find out exactly that -- the hard way. But what connection does this new villain have with Miguel's lost home? And what deadly future fugitive could inspire a team-up today between the Spider-Man and Captain America of 2099? Collecting SPIDER-MAN 2099 (2015) #1-5 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1.
120 PGS./Rated T ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9963-2

CARNAGE2015V1TPB cvrCARNAGE VOL. 1: THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY TPB
Written by GERRY CONWAY
Penciled by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
The sickest symbiote of all is back, and the result is gonna be Carnage! Cletus Kasady has renewed his killing spree, and the FBI is following the trail of bodies. They think they're ready: They have the latest sonic tech, and a specialist team including military hero/astronaut John Jameson and a reformed Eddie Brock! And when they pursue Carnage into an abandoned coal mine, the trap is set -- but is it for him, or for them? As the walls close in, things get hairy for Jameson, and Brock itches to unleash his own monstrous other half: Toxin! A symbiotic smackdown is on the cards -- but who will come out on top? Meanwhile, the Darkhold Cult has its own plans for everybody's favorite psychopath -- and that can't mean anything good! All-New! All-Different! All killer no filler! Collecting CARNAGE (2015) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT POINT ONE #1.
120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9634-1

TAANTMAN2015BV1TPBTHE ASTONISHING ANT-MAN VOL. 1: EVERYBODY LOVES TEAM-UPS TPB
Written by NICK SPENCER
Penciled by RAMON ROSANAS
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Scott Lang's All-New, All-Different life as Ant-Man is a social whirl -- including a team-up with Sam Wilson, the new Captain America! But Scott's reunion with ex-girlfriend Darla Deeling, a.k.a. Ms. Thing, may be a lot less amicable. Business is on the up, but Scott's still a little guy with giant-size problems. Like his daughter. His love life. An old foe crossing his path. And Hench, the super-villain app that's sending a steady stream of enemies his way. If being a hero is this hard, Scott, why not go back to a life of crime? Hey, there's an idea! Plus: Ant-Man is seeking some friends for the end of the world -- and beyond! Pals like Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man -- and a Golden Age dance partner! Collecting ASTONISHING ANT-MAN #1-4, ANT-MAN: LAST DAYS #1 and ANT-MAN ANNUAL #1.
144 PGS./Rated T+ ...$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9948-9

DD2015V1TPB covDAREDEVIL: BACK IN BLACK VOL. 1 -- CHINATOWN TPB
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Penciled by RON GARNEY
Cover by RON GARNEY
Daredevil is back in black and back on his home turf as Matt Murdock begins a fresh life once again! He may have returned to New York City, but Matt's on a different side of the law now, with a job in the District Attorney's office. And he finds his new career quite the challenge when he locks horns with local crime lord, Tenfingers, duplicitous founder of the Church of the Sheltering Hands. Could this be a job for Daredevil? Fighting crime in the shadows, prosecuting bad guys in the light -- it's a whole new chapter for the Man Without Fear, and it comes with a protégé. Welcome to Hell, Blindspot -- you'll soon find out that life with DD comes with a heaping helping of Hand ninjas out for your blood! Collecting DAREDEVIL (2015) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT POINT ONE #1.
120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9644-0

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STBRNDNUV1TPB CVR1STAR BRAND: NEW UNIVERSE VOL. 1 TPB
Written by JIM SHOOTER, CARY BATES,
GEORGE CARAGONNE, BOBBIE CHASE, ROY THOMAS
& GERRY CONWAY
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., ALEX SAVIUK,
ARVELL JONES, KEITH GIFFEN, MARK BAGLEY,
GEOF ISHERWOOD & HERB TRIMPE
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
There is one weapon in the galaxy more powerful than all others. Nothing is more coveted or feared, loved or hated. To dare possess it makes you a fool or madman -- or, quite possibly, the right man! A mysterious encounter with an old stranger is about to leave Ken Connell as the latest to wield the power of the Star Brand! With this incredible tattoo come staggering abilities: flight, strength, near-invulnerability and the explosive force of an atom bomb. But it also attracts enemies: aliens seeking to claim the Star Brand for their own, nuke-toting terrorists -- even other adventurers from this New Universe, like the armored Spitfire! Ken Connell can't even be a good boyfriend -- could he possibly have it in him to be a hero? Collecting STAR BRAND #1-10 and ANNUAL #1, and SPITFIRE AND THE TROUBLESHOOTERS #5.
320 PGS./Rated T+ ...$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9540-5

PUNISHER BORN TPB coverPUNISHER: BORN TPB
(NEW PRINTING)
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON
Cover by WIESLAW WALKUSKI
In the waning days of the Vietnam War...the Punisher is born. The year is 1971. With mounting casualties and a rising anti-war sentiment, America's time in Vietnam is coming to a close. Yet in the isolated Valley Forge Firebase on the Cambodian border, Captain Frank Castle is one of the few soldiers still committed to the fight against the enemy. With dwindling reserves, Castle must stand against an impending Viet Cong attack that threatens to wipe out the entire American platoon. To survive the battle, what grim decision must he make that will forever alter the course of his life? In this acclaimed tale, superstar Garth Ennis reveals the never-before-told story of the horrors Castle was forced to face to come home from Vietnam alive -- ending in a shocking twist that will forever change how readers see Marvel Comics' most famous urban vigilante. Collecting BORN #1-4.
112 PGS./Explicit Content ...$13.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90173-8

AVENEPICV16TPB cvrAVENGERS EPIC COLLECTION: UNDER SIEGE TPB
Volume #16 in the Avengers Epic Collections
Written by ROGER STERN, BILL MANTLO, DANNY FINGEROTH & STEVE ENGLEHART
Penciled by JOHN BUSCEMA, DAVE ROSS, STEVE DITKO & MARK BRIGHT
Cover by JOHN BUSCEMA
The Masters of Evil take Avengers Mansion! In one of the greatest comic-book epics of all time, Baron Zemo strikes at the very heart of the Avengers as he leads a revamped and larger-than-ever Masters of Evil in an attack on the team's home -- and wins! And as if that wasn't enough, Earth's Mightiest Heroes must survive the climax of SECRET WARS II, and a battle for the ages between Kang and Immortus! The Sub-Mariner's membership leads to public protests, but that won't stop the Avengers and Alpha Flight from lending a hand during Attuma's assault on Atlantis. Meanwhile an old friend turns enemy: What's gotten into Quicksilver? Two teams of Avengers will assemble to find out! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #264-277, ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) #39, AVENGERS ANNUAL #15 and WEST COAST AVENGERS ANNUAL #1.
456 PGS./Rated T ...$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9539-9

SMBNDCCV1TPB cvrSPIDER-MAN: BRAND NEW DAY -- THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 1 TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT, MARC GUGGENHEIM, BOB GALE & ZEB WELLS
Penciled by PHIL JIMENEZ, STEVE MCNIVEN, SALVADOR LARROCA, CHRIS BACHALO, BARRY KITSON,
MARCOS MARTIN, MIKE MCKONE & PAULO SIQUEIRA
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
Beginning a complete collection of one of the most celebrated eras in Spider-history! His world was turned upside down by the events of "One More Day," Peter Parker puts the past behind him and sets forth on a "Brand New Day!" It's a status-quo swing shift like no other -- with new friends, new foes and some familiar faces -- and Peter's life has never been crazier. If major changes at the Daily Bugle, blizzard conditions and the live-streaming foe Screwball weren't bad enough, the rampage of the furious Freak will have Spidey calling for his Avengers teammates and an all-new adventurer! Face it, Tiger, you just met Jackpot! Plus: It's web-slinger vs. wall-crawler when "The Other Spider-Man" invades the neighborhood! Collecting FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2007 (SPIDER-MAN), AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #546-564 and SPIDER-MAN: SWING SHIFT DIRECTOR'S CUT.
520 PGS./Rated T+ ...$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9561-0

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XMMGTPB coverX-MEN: MUTANT GENESIS 2.0 TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, JIM LEE, JOHN BYRNE & SCOTT LOBDELL
Penciled by JIM LEE
Cover by JIM LEE
A fresh take on a classic saga! Magneto's future, Wolverine's past -- and the X-Men in between! Magneto acquires a new army, the Hand revives an old enemy, and it's up to the newly reunited and rejuvenated X-Men to stop both! But from Asteroid M to Weapon X, Marvel's mightiest mutants are getting brainwashed wherever they go! Featuring mysteries from Wolverine's history and the first flashback appearance of Team X -- plus Acolytes, ninjas and more! Omega Red! Maverick! Sabretooth! And the debut of the classic Blue and Gold X-Men teams! It's the opening issues of 1991's blockbuster "adjectiveless" X-MEN series like you've never seen them before -- remastered and fully recolored in modern style! Collecting X-MEN (1991) #1-7.
200 PGS./Rated T ...$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9512-2

AVENIMFORCEWTPB COV1AVENGERS/IRON MAN: FORCE WORKS TPB
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by TOM TENNEY, DAVID TAYLOR, STEWART JOHNSON, JIM CALAFIORE, DAVE ROSS,
JIM CHEUNG & MORE
Cover by TOM TENNEY
Before they reinvented the Guardians of the Galaxy, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning transformed the Avengers West Coast into Force Works! And fueled by the Scarlet Witch's uncanny hex powers, this new team is going proactive! But who's in charge: Wanda or Iron Man? As tragedy strikes, one Avenger won't live to work with this forceful new group for long. With the squad in need of a new powerhouse, will the enigmatic Century fit the bill? He'd better, in light of deadly threats including the invading Kree, alien scavengers and the cyborg Black Brigade! Will Force Works meet defeat at the hands of the Mandarin and his Avatars, or live to see a reunion with the Avengers? Collecting FORCE WORKS #1-11, #12 (main story) and #13-15; FORCE WORKS ASHCAN EDITION; CENTURY: DISTANT SONS; and material from IRON MAN/FORCE WORKS COLLECTORS' PREVIEW.
472 PGS./Rated T ...$39.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90056-4

XFACT1986006CVRX-FACTOR: GENESIS & APOCALYPSE TPB
Written by ROGER STERN, JOHN BYRNE, BOB LAYTON, LOUISE SIMONSON & CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JOHN BUSCEMA, JOHN BYRNE,
JACKSON GUICE, KEITH POLLARD, MARC SILVESTRI,
TERRY SHOEMAKER, BOB LAYTON & MORE
Cover by RON FRENZ
As one of the greatest X-Men of all makes her triumphant return, and one of mutantkind's deadliest threats debuts! When Jean Grey is found alive -- with a little help from the Avengers and Fantastic Four -- she reunites with the rest of Xavier's original class to form X-Factor! But as Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel and Iceman face new enemies Tower and Frenzy, little do they know the villains are part of an Alliance of Evil led by...Apocalypse! They'll encounter uncanny new foes like Bulk and Glow Worm, and old sparring partners in Freedom Force, but there's no question who will rise to the role of their arch-nemesis. The story of En Sabah Nur begins here! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #263, FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #286, X-FACTOR (1986) #1-9 and ANNUAL #1, and material from CLASSIC X-MEN #8 and #43.
384 PGS./Rated T ...$34.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90068-7

XMENAOATWITPB COVX-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE -- TWILIGHT TPB
Written by TERRY KAVANAGH, AKIRA YOSHIDA, TONY BEDARD, BENNY POWELL, WARREN ELLIS,
MARIANO NICIEZA, RICK REMENDER & MORE
Penciled by LUKE ROSS, CHRIS BACHALO,
JIM CALAFIORE, HECTOR GOMEZ, KEVIN HOPGOOD, DAVE WILKINS & MORE
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
When reality was restored, what happened to the Age of Apocalypse? Find out right here! With Apocalypse destroyed, surely it's happy ever after for Magneto and his X-Men? Not if Sinister has his way! Blink and Sabretooth revisit their home dimension, dragging the Exiles along for the ride, while a little piece of home finds Nate Grey, exiled in the Marvel Universe! And don't forget the Dark Beast and the AoA Hulk! Plus: What if things happened very differently? Collecting X-MAN #53-54, X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1-6, EXILES (2001) #60-61, WHAT IF? (1989) #77 and #81, and WHAT IF? X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE -- plus material from X-MEN: AGE OF APOCALYPSE ONE-SHOT, HULK: BROKEN WORLDS #2, X-MEN PRIME, X-MEN: ENDANGERED SPECIES, EXILES: DAYS OF THEN AND NOW and OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: X-MEN -- AGE OF APOCALYPSE 2005.
520 PGS./Rated T+ ...$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9561-0

XMRISEAPOCTPB cvrX-MEN: THE RISE OF APOCALYPSE TPB
Written by TERRY KAVANAGH, JAMES FELDER, PETER MILLIGAN, FRANK TIERI, BEN RAAB & STAN LEE
Penciled by ADAM POLLINA, JOHN PAUL LEON, CLAYTON HENRY, JIM CHEUNG & JACK KIRBY
Cover by ADAM POLLINA
Follow the epic journey of a baby from ancient Egypt, cast out for the color of his pale blue skin, as he rises through the ages to become humanity's greatest enemy! Rescued and raised to believe in the survival of the fittest, the child of destiny known as En Sabah Nur is targeted by the pharaoh's scheming vizier Ozymandias -- and the time-traveling Rama-Tut! Millennia later, join timetorn Cyclops and Phoenix in the 19th century, caught between Apocalypse and Mister Sinister! Then discover the centuries-old rivalry between two dark lords: En Sabah Nur and Dracula himself! And in the Middle Ages, Apocalypse pits Exodus against the Black Knight! It's the hidden history of Apocalypse in one time-twisting tome! Collecting RISE OF APOCALYPSE #1-4, FURTHER ADVENTURES OF CYCLOPS & PHOENIX #1-4, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE/DRACULA #1-4, BLACK KNIGHT: EXODUS and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #19.
400 PGS./Rated T+ ...$34.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90069-4

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MRVLAVNASS2014V4DIGMARVEL UNIVERSE ALL-NEW AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 4 DIGEST
Adapted by JOE CARAMAGNA
Featuring screen-capture images from MARVEL'S AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO!
All the action of your favorite animated series!
• The Avengers and Squadron Supreme face off in the ultimate battle of the super-teams!
• But when evil triumphs, can the Avengers strike back and retake a conquered world?
• It's Earth's Fightiest Heroes when Iron Man takes on Captain America! What could put these two heroes at odds? Only the entire future of the Avengers!
• When Thanos comes a-conquering, the whole team must stand united more than ever before. Only the Avengers can stop Thanos from dominating dozens of alien worlds, and Earth is next in the mad Titan's crosshairs.
Sound the call: It's time to assemble! Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #13-16.
88 PGS./All Ages ...$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9441-5

XMDOFPPROSETPB cvrX-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST PROSE NOVEL MASS MARKET PAPERBACK
Written by ALEX IRVINE
Cover by JOHN BYRNE
In a dark and dangerous future, the mutant-hunting machines known as the Sentinels rule America with an iron fist. Almost all mutants and superhumans have been exterminated. Only a handful of imprisoned mutants remain to fight against their oppressive robotic overseers. Now Kate Pryde, former X-Man, must travel back in time and warn her present-day teammates of the coming danger -- and hopefully prevent this horrible future from ever taking place. Experience the classic, genre-defining X-Men event like never before in this new adaptation!
352 PGS./No Rating ...$7.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8976-3

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