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Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping August, 2004

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

ULTIMATE MARVEL


ULTIMATE X-MEN #50

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Penciled by Andy Kubert

Cover by Andy Kubert

“CRY WOLF” part 1 (of 4)

It is the moment you’ve all been waiting for!! Gambit returns to ULTIMATE X-MEN!!! Because the fans demanded it, the Cajun thief is back! But what is he going to steal? And can the X-Men stop him?

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605047-05011

SEE ULTIMATE X-MEN V.8 TPB IN THE GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!

Retailers! Look for a special incentive in the Marvel Monthly Deals page of the Diamond Retailer Order Form.


ULTIMATE NIGHTMARE #1 (OF 5)

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Penciled by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE

PART 1 (OF 5)

Superstar Warren Ellis teams with hot newcomer Trevor Hairsine (Ultimate Six) to tell a story of international intrigue that shakes every Ultimate book to its core! As world communications systems break down, the source of the anomaly is revealed as Tanguska, Russia. Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. leads a force comprised of Captain America, Black Widow and Sam Wilson to investigate, while, simultaneously, Charles Xavier of the X-Men dispatches his own team consisting of Jean Grey, Wolverine & Colossus. And what they discover there – and what happens next – defies belief!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960605552-00111

Retailers! Look for a special incentive in the Marvel Monthly Deals page of the Diamond Retailer Order Form.


ULTIMATE ELEKTRA #1 (of 5)

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by SALVADOR LARROCA

Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

DEVIL’S DUE PART 1 (OF 5)

Welcome award-winning writer Mike Carey to the Ultimate Universe, and welcome back original Ultimate Daredevil & Elektra artist, Salvador Larroca – the team supreme to bring you this blockbuster follow-up to the smash first series! Matt Murdock – desperate to see Elektra Natchios again – makes an attempt to contact this mysterious young woman, putting himself squarely in the crosshairs of the biggest crime boss in New York City! Wait until YOU see what happens next . . .

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960605562-00111

Retailers! Look for a special incentive in the Marvel Monthly Deals page of the Diamond Retailer Order Form. Don’t Forget Ultimate Daredevil Elektra Vol. 1 TPB! See inside back cover.


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #63 & #64

Written by >Brian Michael Bendis

Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley

“CARNAGE” partS 4 & 5 (of 6)

The origin of Ultimate Carnage and the horror that one Dr. Curtis Connors has wrought. And Spider-Man may be helpless to stop it! And don’t miss the big showdown between Spider-Man & Carnage! And the outcome is NOT what you expect. And what is that Ben Reilly up to!?

32 PGS. (each)/ALL AGES …$2.25 (each)

Issue #63 UPC: 5960605031-06311; #64: 5960605031-06411

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #54: ARACHNOMAN VARIANT

Written by Brian Michael Bendis

Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley

ARACHNOMAN Part 1 (of 1)

As fever creeps across a worldwide audience in anticipation of the Spider-Man 2 Movie this June, fans caught a glimpse of their favorite wall-crawler’s reaction to the making of a film based on Spider-Man’s life in the Ultimate Universe this spring! Featuring guest-stars like Avi Arad and Tobey Maguire in the comic book, “Spider-Man: Hollywood” was a first-class affair, and is now collected as Ultimate Spider-Man Volume 10.

Little-known to fans, there was a second, more insidious film, ARACHNOMAN, that was planned, but never completed! Arachnoman, the unlicensed, unofficial Spider-Man movie was a much different affair, and was never released to the public. Now, for the ONLY time, get a copy of this unseen take on Arachnoman!

Re-scripted over the same great Mark Bagley artwork, Arachnoman was printed as a limited edition and will be available in limited quantities! Get your Bendis! Get your Bagley!

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605031-05421

Item Number APR045060 D ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #54 ARACHNOMAN VARIANT

Retailers place your orders Now! see the Marvel Monthly Deal section of the June Diamond Retail Order Form for August shipping proDUCT for ordering instructions for this special book.

PLEASE NOTE: WILL SHIP WITH COPIES OF AMAZING FANTASY #1, ON-SALE 6/30/04 (FOC 6/10/04)


ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #10

Written by Warren Ellis

Pencils & Cover by Stuart Immonen

“DOOM” PART 4 (OF 6)

The insane Victor Van Damme has struck at the Baxter Building from thousands of miles away — but the U.S. Army is preventing the Fantastic Four from responding.

And no one tells Reed Richards that there’s something he’s not allowed to do.

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605499-01011

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED


AVENGERS #501

Written by Brian Michael Bendis

Pencils & Cover by David Finch

“AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED” PART 2 (OF 4)

GUEST-STARRING EVERY AVENGER…EVER!! The worst day in Avengers history continues, as the team tries to deal with the shocking tragedy around them. Who is behind this, and why? Will it tear the team apart? This is the comic event of the year–do not miss out!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960604458-50111


AVENGERS #500 DIRECTOR’S CUT

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by DAVID FINCH

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

It’s the landmark AVENGERS #500, but fat-packed with additional behind-the-scenes extras and historical bonuses! With a special foil-enhanced cover by John Cassaday!

64 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$4.99

UPC: 5960604458-50021


CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON #6

Written by Priest

Pencils & Cover by Joe Bennett

“AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED” PART 2 (OF 4)

Finding himself a fugitive from justice, The Falcon must battle his way past elite naval operatives while Cap must choose between his partner and his principles while suffering an enigmatic battle fatigue that replays Cap’s worst failure and presents the Scarlet Witch as his only refuge. Meanwhile, Dr. Hank (Yellowjacket) Pym has broken the code of the mysterious virus Cap and Falc recovered from Cuba, revealing a new threat that is exponentially worse than anything they’ve faced before!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605511-00611

SEE CAP/FALCON #1 IN THE GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


CAPTAIN AMERICA #30

Written by Robert Kirkman

Penciled by Scot Eaton

Cover by Dave Johnson

“AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED” PART 2 (OF 4)

Cap and Diamondback are reunited after all these years, but their reunion is Bittersweet, as Cap is consumed with remorse over the cataclysmic events taking place in AVENGERS. With that on his mind, Cap isn’t exactly the best company to have on a dinner date. Meanwhile, just what exactly is going on over at S.H.I.E.L.D and how is it that Nick Fury is completely unaware? Featuring an appearance by everyone’s favorite Frenchman, Batroc the Leaper.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605153-03011


FANTASTIC FOUR #517

Written by Mark Waid

Pencils & Cover by MiKE Wieringo

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!

“Fourtitude” Part 1 (of 3)

The FF goes “widescreen” in a tale of epic scope and proportion as Manhattan is cut off from the rest of the world by a fleet of miles-high alien spacecraft–and that’s just the beginning! With the Avengers in disarray, New York reluctantly turns to the disenfranchised Fantastic Four, the only heroes in town, to save them–but where to even start?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99 (NOTE PRICE)

UPC: 5960604456-51711

IRON MAN #87

Written by Mark Ricketts

Penciled by Tony Harris

Cover by Pat Lee

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!

The singularity part 2 (of 4)

Some think Tony Stark has lost his battle with the bottle. Others think he can’t control his violent temper. Some think he’s a homicidal maniac. Even his closest friends are beginning to doubt him, wondering why he won’t fend off these accusations. Spoiler: A beloved character faces a tragic end in this don’t-miss issue.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960604457-08711


THOR #83

Written by Michael Oeming

Penciled by Andrea Di Vito

Cover by Steve Epting

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TIE-IN!

RAGNAROK part 3 (of 6)

Beset on all sides by treacherous foes from his past, the God of Thunder leads the tattered remnants of the forces of Asgard on a desperate quest, as the Realm Eternal burns…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960603506-08311

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #18

Written by Paul Jenkins

Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

AVENGERS DISASSEMBLE TIE-IN!

His humanity slipping away from him, a danger to his friends and loved ones, Spidey grapples with the amazing transformation that’s taken hold of him–while, in the depths of the world, the Queen awaits…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960605427-01811

SEE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN V. 3 IN THE GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!

MARVEL HEROES


INVADERS #1

Written by Allan Jacobsen

Penciled by C. P. Smith

Cover by Scott Kolins

TO END ALL WARS part 1 (of 3)

Soldiers, Super Heroes, Sentinels of Liberty since the Second World War—they’re the INVADERS, and they’re back in this all-new ongoing monthly from writer Allan Jacobsen and artist C.P. Smith. Jim Hammond, the original Human Torch, returns to lead the INVADERS on a covert mission to stop a mysterious terrorist cell from resurrecting the monstrous evil slumbering in the depths of the Arabian Sea.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605526-00111


SECRET WAR #3 (of 5)

Written by Brian Michael Bendis

Painted Art by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

The mystery of the Secret War is casting a shadow across the entire Marvel Universe as every hero with a public identity is attacked by groups of high-tech villains. What is Nick Fury’s secret, and will the heroes find out in time?

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99

UPC: 5960605484-00311


THOR: SON OF ASGARD #7

Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA

Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI

Cover by JO CHEN

“Enchanted” Part 1 (of 3)

Due to popular demand, the early Tales of Asgard continue! After their adventures across the wilds of Asgard, it’s back to school for Thor, Balder and Sif… but when you’re in training to be a warrior, study hall isn’t so quiet! The lives of the three young friends takes an interesting turn when Amora the Enchantress enters the picture. Sparks will fly when their schooling in swords and sorcery comes head-to-head in this all-new three-issue arc.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605485-00711


GUARDIANS #3

Written by Marc Sumerak

Pencils & Cover by Casey Jones

Just when they thought their lives were finally getting easier, the Guardians must reunite to face an otherworldly threat from their past… and to embark on the journey of a lifetime!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605571-00311


IDENTITY DISC #3 (of 5)

Written by Robert Rodi

Penciled by John Higgins

Cover by Tony Harris

PART 3 (OF 5)

Six of Marvel’s deadliest villains have been blackmailed into pulling a job. On an apparent suicide mission, the team must break into a heavily guarded, nearly impenetrable A.I.M. terrorist base and retrieve a small disc that can literally shift the balance of power in the world. On the disc? The civilian identities of every costumed hero on Earth. But how will the team’s world-class size, brawn and savagery fare against the enemy’s sheer numbers?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605581-00311


ALPHA FLIGHT #6

Written by Scott Lobdell

Pencils & Cover by Clayton Henry

“YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN’ ME!” Pt. 6 (of 6)

The action-packed finale you demanded! It’s the All-New, All-Different Alpha Flight vs. the alien Plodex with the original team’s life hanging in the balance!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605518-00611


IRON FIST #6

Written by Jim Mullaney

Penciled by Kevin Lau

Cover by RicK Mays

“BREATHLESS” part 6 (of 6)

The walls between dimensions tremble, ready to fall, while the ancient cult of Chi prepares to exact vengeance on an unsuspecting K’un Lun. Betrayed and alone, Daniel Rand must summon the will to save both the Eternal City and the young girl he has sworn to protect. But the final battle will not be in the bloodstained snow on a Himalayan mountaintop — it will be fought within the dragon heart of Iron Fist himself.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605528-00611

Essential Iron Fist Vol. 1 TPB available for the first time! See graphic novel section.


SILVER SURFER #12

Written by Stacy Weiss

Penciled by Lan Medina

Cover by MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA

“revelation” part 6

The Silver Surfer’s children sabotage his mission, with catastrophic consequences for the Earth.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605439-01211


SHE-HULK #6

Written by Dan Slott

Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER

Cover by Mike Mayhew

“THE BIG PICTURE” Part 2 (of 2)

SHE-HULK must protect her law firm from an all-out assault by THE MAD THINKER and an ARMY OF SUPER-VILLAINS! Will AWESOME ANDY side with his old master? And what about the all-new super-villain, SOUTHPAW? Now that her shocking secret is out in the open, what will become of her? Special appearances by dozens of Marvel’s best bad-guys, including: Electro, Sandman, Tiger Shark, Vermin, the Absorbing Man and many more…!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605527-00611


MAN-THING #2 (of 3)

Written by Hans Rodionoff

Pencils & Cover by Kyle Hotz

Part 2 (of 3)

Sinister events continue to mount in the creepy town of Bywater, Louisiana, where an outsider has arrived to uncover the horrifying truth of what lurks in the swamp. Featuring all-new, original content and set in the world of the film.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99

UPC: 5960605549-00211


POWERLESS #3 (of 6)

Written by Matt Chernis

Penciled by Michael Gaydos & Peter Johnson

Cover by TONY HARRIS

Part 3 (of 6)

Logan. Peter Parker. Matt Murdock. What If these icons were left powerless? Would their destinies change? Find out in this mind-blowing take from writers Matt Chernis and Peter Johnson and Alias artist Michael Gaydos. In this issue, Matt Murdock’s life is about to take a turn for the worse, courtesy of the Kingpin.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605580-00311

X-MEN


X-MEN: THE END BOOK ONE: DREAMERS & DEMONS – #1 & #2 (of 6)

Written by Chris Claremont

Penciled by Sean Chen

Cover by Greg Land

DREAMERS AND DEMONS PARTS 1 & 2 (of 6)

It’s the epic finale to the story of the Children of the Atom as renowned X-Men scribe Chris Claremont joins with star artist Sean Chen for a trilogy in the style of the Lord of the Rings movies, one that spans the length and breadth of the X-Men canon and brings the saga of Marvel’s mutants to a climax!

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

Issue #1 UPC: 5960605537-00111; #2: 5960605537-00211


X-FORCE #1

Artwork & Cover by Rob Liefeld

Written by Fabian Nicieza

It’s X-Men: ReLoad Wave 2!

Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza return to the title they made famous-X-FORCE! Cable, Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Warpath and all the rest return in this new series! New heroes, new villains, and big action…

X-Force just the way you want it!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605517-00111

SEE X-FORCE TPB IN GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


CABLE/DEADPOOL #6

Written by Fabian Nicieza

Pencils & Cover by Patrick Zircher

“If looks could kill” part 6 (of 6)

If looks could kill, they certainly would! Deadpool has a cold, hard bead on a power-hungry Cable, but Cable has his sights set on much bigger game. Can two grown men with absolutely nothing in common find common ground when it comes to… ruling the planet?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99UPC: 5960605490-00611


ASTONISHING X-MEN #4

Written by Joss Whedon

Pencils & Cover by John Cassaday

“GIFTED” Pt. 4 (of 6)

The X-Men storm the Benetech labs to confront Ord — and find the shocking secret behind the new “Cure.”

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605543-00411


X-MEN #160

Written by Chuck Austen

Pencils & Cover by Salvador Larroca

“DAY OF THE ATOM” Pt. 4 (of 4)

The return of… Xorn!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960601772-16011

SEE NEW X-MEN V. 3 HC IN THE GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


UNCANNY X-MEN #447

Written by Chris Claremont

Pencils & Cover by Alan Davis

“THE END OF HISTORY” Part 4 (of 4)

It’s the final showdown between the X-Men and the Fury! But how do you beat a villain who can adapt to any threat and anticipate your every move?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960602461-44711

SEE X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST TPB IN THE GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


NEW X-MEN #4

Written by NUNZIO DEFILIPPIS & Christina Weir

Pencils & Cover by RandY Green

“CHOOSING SIDES” Part 4 (of 6)

It’s Field Day at the Xavier Institute! As the New Mutants and the Hellions battle for bragging rights, a long shadow from one of their pasts falls over the Xavier Institute!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605544-00411


EXCALIBUR #4

Written by Chris Claremont

Penciled by Aaron Lopresti

Cover by Andy Park

“FORGING THE SWORD” Part 4 (of 4)

The Magistrates were once the human rulers of Genosha…and now they want it back! Professor X and his ragtag team find their first major test as they’re faced with an attack from all sides, but some unlikely allies wait in the wings as well! This is the moment when Xavier’s Dream hangs in the balance, and the team must decide whether they will draw the sword and accept the challenge…or surrender in the fight for mutantkind!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605540-00411


EXILES #50 & #51

Written by Tony Bedard

Pencils & Cover by Mizuki Sakakibara

“The Big M” Pt. 1 & 2 (of 2)

A 50th-issue spectacular! Celebrate the Exiles 50th-issue anniversary as the reality-trotting team goes head-to-head against no less than the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! There’s someone very familiar leading the Brotherhood, someone who very well could put an end to the Exiles once and for all!

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

Issue #50 UPC: 5960605108-05011; #51: 5960605108-05111


DISTRICT X #4

Written by David Hine

Penciled by LAN MEDINA

Cover by Steve McNiven

“Mr. M” Part 4 (of 6)

“Filthy” Frankie and “Shaky” Kaufman’s District X gang war has ignited. “Toad Juice,” the mutant designer drug, has hit the streets with terrifying effects -humans who take it die a horrible, disfiguring death. It’s up to Bishop and his NYPD partner, Ishmael Ortega, to put a stop to the drug’s spread before the death toll skyrockets!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605530-00411


ROGUE #2

Written by Rob Rodi

Penciled by CLIFF RICHARDS

Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI

It’s X-Men: ReLoad Wave 2!

Rogue has returned to her childhood home, and looking for answers about her family only turns up more questions! For instance, who is the mysterious stranger who seems to know so much about her? And could he hold the key to the whereabouts of Rogue’s long-since-vanished mother?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605486-00211


MYSTIQUE #18

Written by Sean McKeever

Penciled by Manuel Garcia

Cover by Mike Mayhew

“UNNATURAL” PARt 5 (of 5)

The stunning conclusion to the new ReLoad team’s first action-packed tale! Mystique and Shortpack’s relationship continues to strain as they work to take down DermaFree and rescue the mutant guinea pigs from execution! Shortpack comes to a decision about his future with Xavier, and Mystique is faced with a mind-numbing choice.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605431-01811

WEAPON X #27

Written by Frank Tieri

Penciled by Tom Mandrake

Cover by Andy Park

“MAN AND SUPERMAN” Part 2 (of 3)

Sabretooth hits the trail of one of the X-Men’s deadliest and most mysterious enemies!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605372-02711


EMMA FROST #14

Written by Karl Bollers

Penciled by Carlo Pagulayan

Cover by GREG HORN

“BLOOM” Part 2 (of 6)

Now a student at New York City’s Empire State University, Emma Frost’s looking to take a bite out of the Big Apple, but a new presence in her life may spell disaster for the young mutant before she can get her big start!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605432-01411

SEE EMMA FROST DIGEST IN THE MARVEL AGE SECTION!


STARJAMMERS #3

Written by Kevin J. Anderson

Pencils & Cover by Ale Garza

“THE CADET AND THE CORSAIRS” Part 3 (of 5)

Young Tolo Hawk has been through hell, and as far as he’s concerned, the interstellar pirates called the Starjammers are responsible for every minute of it. So what could happen to change his opinion of these uncouth pirates? This naïve cadet and these gruff corsairs may have more in common than they thought…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605503-00311

WOLVERINE: THE END #5 (of 6)

Written by Paul Jenkins

Pencils & Cover by

Claudio Castellini

The last Wolverine story nears its conclusion! The story begun in Origin is reaching its inevitable conclusion. Get the full story of Wolverine’s life!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605469-00511


X-MEN UNLIMITED #4

Written by LEE BARNETT & TED NAIFEH

Penciled by TRAVEL FOREMAN & GREG TOCCHINI

Cover by Pat Lee

Two X-Men! Two great stories!

In “Testing Times” by LEE BARNETT and TRAVEL FOREMAN (Cla$$war), JUGGERNAUT wants to be a teacher at the Xavier Institute…but how can he be trusted to keep his temper around dozens of kids? In “Mutual Secrets” by TED NAIFEH (Courtney Crumrin) and GREG TOCCHINI (THOR: SON OF ASGARD), EMMA FROST meets up with some old friends…and finds they aren’t quite as friendly anymore!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605507-00411

SPIDER-MAN

MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #5

Written by Mark Millar

Pencils & Cover by Guest Artist Frank Cho

“VENOMOUS” Part 1 (of 4)

Guest-artist Frank Cho (Liberty Meadows) comes on board to blow people’s minds, and to blow some things up for Spider-Man in a very unfriendly neighborhood! The brash, bold Mark Millar continues to beat the stuffing out of Peter Parker in new and inventive ways that you will not want to miss! Featuring Black Cat, Venom and Doctor Octopus!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605521-00511


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #511

Written by J. Michael Straczynski

Pencils & Cover by Mike Deodato

“Sins Past,” Part 3

Holy! Looks Like–! It Can’t Be… Is It!?!

The biggest Spider-Man event in years continues to shake the wall-crawler’s world, leaving you, and us, breathless!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.25

UPC: 5960604716-51111


AMAZING FANTASY #3

Written by Fiona Avery

Pencils & Cover by Mark Brooks

Creative Consultant: J. Michael Straczynski

Enough with the questions — now it’s time for some answers! Marvel’s newest heroine confronts the tall, dark, and mysterious stranger who’s been shadowing her every move. The secret she’s about to learn has a history far bigger and far older than anything she’s ever dreamed — so how exactly does a scrappy girl from Brooklyn figure in?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605564-00311

Retailers see the Marvel Monthly Deal page of the Diamond Retailer Order Form for a special incentive for this issue! Don’t miss out!


VENOM #18

Written by Daniel Way

Pencils & Cover by Skottie Young

“Twist” part 5 (of 5)

The thrilling conclusion that everyone has been waiting for, as Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four must stop the two Venom symbiotes from destroying the earth!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605436-01811

VENOM VS. CARNAGE #2 (OF 4)

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Penciled by CLAYTON CRAIN

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

What’s worse than one homicidal symbiote? Two. Worse that that? THREE. That’s’ right. Carnage just had a BABY! Guest-starring Black Cat!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605578-00211

Please note: This is a re-solicitation.

All previous orders have been canceled

MARVEL AGE


MARVEL AGE FANTASTIC FOUR #5

Plot by STAN LEE AND JACK KIRBY

Script by MARC SUMERAK

Art by UDON’S DAX GORDINE AND M3TH

Cover by MAKOTO NAKATSUKA

The NEW MARVEL AGE continues with more amazing adventures of Marvel’s First Family! The Fantastic Four meet their greatest enemy yet – the maniacal DOCTOR DOOM! What does Doom want… and why has he targeted Reed Richards and his family? Find out in this modern ALL AGES retelling of a Marvel milestone, featuring new art and a new, updated script!

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605541-00511

MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #9

Plot by STAN LEE AND STEVE DITKO

Written by TODD DEZAGO

Pencils by Patrick Scherberger

Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

“The ENFORCERS!”

Spidey’s hot on the trail of the elusive and talented ENFORCERS after a rash of hi-tech robberies in the area. Spidey’s in for an even bigger surprise when all the clues to the identity of their even more mysterious boss, The Big Man, point to none other than… J. JONAH JAMESON?!?!

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605505-00911


MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN #10

Plot by STAN LEE AND STEVE DITKO

Written by TODD DEZAGO

Pencils by LOGAN LUBERA

Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

“The Return Of DOCTOR OCTOPUS!”

SPIDER-MAN’S deadliest villain IS BACK! Doc Ock has escaped from prison with a plan to re-establish himself in the scientific community, and it’s a battle on the high seas as Spider-Man tries to rescue a kidnapped Betty Brant and bring his nemesis to justice!

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605505-01011


MARY JANE #3

Written by Sean McKeever

Pencils & Cover by Takeshi Miyazawa

When some classmates play a prank on Mary Jane, good guy Flash Thompson goes on the offensive! Will he get himself suspended from the football team, or can MJ and Liz convince Flash to sit this one out?

32 PGS./ALL AGES …$2.25

UPC: 5960605546-00311


SPIDER-GIRL #77

Written by Tom DeFalco

Pencils & Cover by Ron Frenz

“Betrayed!”

Treachery runs rampant as Lady Octopus and Canis finally make their big play to seize control of the New York underworld, and Spider-Girl is suddenly forced to question her loyalties when she learns that Kaine plans to challenge the Black Tarantula to a death duel.

32 PGS./ ALL AGES …$2.99

UPC: 5960603503-07711


RUNAWAYS #18

Written by Brian Vaughan

Penciled by Adrian Alphona

Cover by JO CHEN

SEASON FINALE! All of your questions are answered in this unforgettable final issue! But this isn’t the end of our heroes. Stay tuned for what’s next!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605452-01811


MARVEL AGE: EMMA FROST VOL. 1: HIGHER LEARNING DIGEST

Written by KARL BOLLERS

Pencils by RANDY GREEN

Cover by GREG HORN

Learn the secret of how the Astonishing X-Men’s diamond-sculpted seductress, Emma Frost, became the formidable woman she is today. Witness the first time her mutant powers manifested, her difficulties at home and in school, and her early first love that explains how she blossomed from an innocent teenager into the wealthy, ruthless, feared and desired White Queen who has fought alongside and against the X-Men! Collects EMMA FROST #1-6.

144 PGS./MARVEL AGE (12+) …$7.99

UPC: 5960611434-00111

MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2 DIGEST

96 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$5.99

UPC: 5960611451-00111

FOC 6/10 (ON-SALE 7/7)

MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3 DIGEST

96 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$5.99

UPC: 5960611548-00111

FOC 7/1 (ON-SALE 7/28)

MARVEL AGE: FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1 DIGEST

96 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$5.99

UPC: 5960611468-00111

FOC 6/10 (ON-SALE 7/7)

MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS – OUT OF REACH DIGEST

96 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$5.99

UPC: 5960611360-00111

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MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 DIGEST

96 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$5.99

UPC: 5960611439-00111

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MARVEL AGE: RUNAWAYS VOL. 1 – PRIDE & JOY DIGEST

144 PGS./5″x8″/ MARVEL AGE (12+)…$7.99

UPC: 5960611379-00111

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MARVEL AGE: SENTINEL VOL. 1 – SALVAGE DIGEST

136 PGS./5″x8″/MARVEL AGE (12+)…$7.99

UPC: 5960611380-00111

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MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 1 – LEGACY DIGEST

144 PGS./5″x8″/ALL AGES…$7.99

UPC: 5960611441-00111

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MARVEL KNIGHTS


INCREDIBLE HULK #75

Written by Bruce Jones

Penciled by Darick Robertson

Cover by Gary Frank

“Wake to Nightmare”

All will be revealed in this arc – including the identity of the man behind the sneering lips! When Banner awakens in a post-apocalyptic future, his problems are just beginning. The mastermind behind the plot that made him a fugitive has big plans for the Hulk.

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.50

UPC: 5960604745-07511

INCREDIBLE HULK #76

Written by Bruce Jones

Penciled by Dougie BRAITHWAITE

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

“Shattered”

The second of two double-sized issues – the secret behind the plot that made the Hulk a fugitive, and the big plans for big green!

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.50

UPC: 5960604745-07611

OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: HULK 2004 #1

Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN & OTHERS

Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA & RICHARD ISANOVE

This is it: The Mighty Marvel Handbook returns! Featuring in-depth profiles on more than 30 of the Hulk’s friends and foes – and an all-new cover by superstar artist Salvador Larroca, digitally painted by Richard Isanove – OHOTMUH04 is a must-have for any true Marvel fan!

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99

UPC: 5960605585-00111

THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: X-MEN 2004

Written by ERIC J. MOREELS

Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA & RICHARD ISANOVE

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99

UPC: 5960605545-00111 – STILL AVAILABLE!

THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: SPIDER-MAN 2004

Written by JONATHAN COUPER-SMARTT

Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA & RICHARD ISANOVE

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$3.99

UPC: 5960605556-00111 – ON SALE 6/9

OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE: AVENGERS 2004

Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN & OTHERS

Cardstock Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA & RICHARD ISANOVE

48 PGS./ALL AGES …$3.99

UPC: 5960605558-00111 – FOC 6/17 (ON-SALE 7/7)


DAREDEVIL #63

Written by Brian Michael Bendis

Pencils & Cover by Alex Maleev

“The Widow,” Part 3 (of 4)

With the Black Widow back in Matt Murdock’s life, Daredevil finds he now has two targets on his head. And a brutal new enemy…QUINN.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960604706-06311


MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #9

Written by >Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Penciled by JIM MUNIZ

Cover by Steve McNiven

FROZEN Pt. 2 (of 2)

As the mercury continues to plummet, Reed and Namor’s conflict escalates further, catching Sue in the crossfire. Will these longtime rivals be able to put aside their differences to help Johnny and a team of rescuers find a woman’s lost son? Or will their city-spanning battle end in final checkmate?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605524-00911

SEE MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 1 TPB IN

GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


X-STATIX #26

Written by Peter Milligan

Pencils & Cover by Michael Allred

The team embarks on its most hazardous mission yet! No, we’re not exaggerating. We mean it. Break out the tissues, and zip up the bodybags in this extra-special, last issue of the title formerly known as X-FORCE.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.99

UPC: 5960605332-02611


WOLVERINE #18

Written by Greg Rucka

Pencils & Cover by Darick Robertson

Return of the NATIVE 6 (of 7)

Sabretooth, Logan and the mysterious Native all converge.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$2.25

UPC: 5960605458-01811


LOKI #3 (of 4)

Written by Rob Rodi

Fully Painted Art & Cover by Esad Ribic

Part 3 (of 4)

In this story, Loki’s insatiable lust for power, his conflicted sentiments toward Sif, his antipathy toward Balder, and the deep-seated feelings of longing and resentment toward his older brother, Thor, and uncaring all-father, Odin, will take on new meaning.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+ …$3.50

UPC: 5960605317-00311

MAX


PUNISHER #10

Written by Garth Ennis

Penciled by LeaNDRO Fernandez

Cover by Tim Bradstreet

“Kitchen Irish” 4 (of 6)

The onslaught continues! You demand the most mind-blowing entertainment, and that’s not ALL that’s being blown away, as Frank Castle continues his siege on rival gangs warring in Hell’s Kitchen.

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605497-01011

SEE PUNISHER MAX V. 1 TPB IN THE

GRAPHIC NOVEL SECTION!


DOCTOR SPECTRUM #1 (of 6)

Written by SAMM BARNES

Penciled by TRAVEL FOREMAN

Cover by DALE KEOWN and RICHARD ISANOVE

Part 1 (of 6)

Spinning out of Supreme Power, hot newcomer Travel Foreman and Joe Straczynski’s handpicked writer, Samm Barnes kick off a new miniseries starring Dr. Spectrum! Pulled from the pages of Supreme Power, learn the secret of Corporal Joe Ledger’s dark past, and see the plans the crystal has for him!

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605615-00111

MARVEL PREVIEWS #12

Don’t miss even a page of the indispensable tool for Marvel fans! Includes a special Marvel preview! Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 96-page, glossy, full-color guide to all of Marvel’s upcoming releases, along with page after page of previews from upcoming new blockbuster projects and sold-out reprints of our hottest books! It’s Marvel fans’ one source for advanced Marvel solicitations and preview images!

MARVEL PREVIEWS #12 features items scheduled to go on sale in OCTOBER 2004!

Please ask your local comic book retailer to reserve you a copy and order form!

96 PGS./MARVEL PSR…JUST $0.99! (or FREE with a purchase of Diamond’s PREVIEWS!)

IN STORES 6/23 (Final Order Cut-off [FOC] Thursday, 6/3)

UPC: 5960605479-01211

ICON COMICS


Powers #3

Written by Brian Michael Bendis

Art by Michael Avon Oeming

Cover by Michael Avon Oeming

A new hero’s identity is revealed, but will it save Detective Deena Pilgrim from making the mistake of her life?

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

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

32 PGS./M …$2.95

UPC: 5960605609-00311

MARVEL BEST SELLER – STILL AVAILABLE!

MARVELS 10TH ANNIVERSARY HC

Written by KURT BUSIEK

Art & cover by ALEX ROSS

Welcome to New York City. Here, burning figures roam the streets, men in brightly colored costumes scale the glass and concrete walls, and creatures from space threaten to devour the planet. Witness the birth of the Marvel Universe through the eyes of the proverbial man in the street – Daily Bugle photographer Phil Sheldon – in this lush hardcover collection commemorating the 10th Anniversary of one of the comic-book industry’s all-time best-selling, critically-acclaimed and fan-favorite titles.

This keepsake volume features nearly 200 pages of never-before-seen bonus material – including writer Kurt Busiek’s original series proposals, and the scripts to all four issues.

Collects MARVELS #0, 1-4, PLUS scripts and tons of special extras!

400 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$49.99

UPC: 5960611388-00111

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS


MARVEL 1602 VOL. 1 HC

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Penciled by ANDY KUBERT

Cover by SCOTT McKOWEN

All’s not well in the Marvel Universe in the year 1602 as strange storms are brewing and strange new powers are emerging! Comics-writing legend and New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman (Sandman, American Gods), along with the art team of the best-selling ORIGIN, Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove, brings to life a rich new vision of the Marvel Universe. Spider-Man, the X-Men, Nick Fury, Dr. Strange, Daredevil, Dr. Doom, Black Widow, Captain America and more appear in the waning days of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. As the world begins to change and enter into a new age, Gaiman weaves a thrilling mystery. How and why are these Marvel stars appearing nearly 400 years before they’re supposed to? Collects MARVEL 1602 #1-8.

248 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$24.99

UPC: 5960611070-00111

Advanced Solicited – On Sale 9/1/04

Look for an All New Cover design by Scott McKowen in the next issue of Marvel Previews!


ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 8: NEW MUTANTS TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by DAVID FINCH

Cover by DAVID FINCH

For years, Professor Charles Xavier has championed the peaceful relationship between mutants and humans. But with growing racism and paranoia, the President of the United States decides that Xavier — with his mysterious psychic powers and shrouded background — might be the bigger problem. The President’s solution: get the U.S. Government involved in the mutant-training business. With the help of Emma Frost, the President handpicks a class of “New Mutants” to serve his political agenda — including Dazzler, Karma, Havok and Polaris. But who is this mysterious Emma Frost and what is her connection to Xavier? Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #40-45.

144 PGS./ALL AGES…$12.99

UPC: 5960611161-00111

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST TPB

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils by JOHN BYRNE

Cover by JOHN BYRNE

Re-live the legendary first journey into the dystopian future of 2013 – where Sentinels stalk the Earth, and the X-Men are humanity’s only hope…until they die! Also featuring the first appearance of Alpha Flight, the return of the Wendigo, the history of the X-Men from Cyclops himself…and a demon for Christmas!?

Collects UNCANNY X-MEN #138-143 & ANNUAL #4.

184 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$19.99

UPC: 5960611560-00111


NEW X-MEN VOL. 3 HC

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Pencils by MARC SILVESTRI, PHIL JIMENEZ & CHRIS BACHALO

Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ

The third deluxe hardcover in the NEW X-MEN series collects NEW X-MEN VOL. 5: ASSAULT ON WEAPON PLUS, NEW X-MEN VOL. 6: PLANET X and NEW X-MEN VOL. 7: HERE COMES TOMORROW. Wolverine and Cyclops join the mysterious Fantomex in an exploration of the Weapon Plus Program – the secret government project that created Wolverine! Meanwhile, Magneto unleashes an all-out attack on humanity that ends in a fiery final confrontation with the Phoenix. Once the dust has settled, we flash-forward 150 years to an Earth where humanity is decimated and the X-Men fight against the forces of genetic homogenization! Collects NEW X-MEN #142-154.

336 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$29.99

UPC: 5960611200-00111

These NEW X-MEN HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!

NEW X-MEN VOL. 1…$29.99 (UPC:5960610964)

NEW X-MEN VOL. 2…$29.99 (UPC:5960611118)


X-FORCE: BIG GUNS TPB

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA & ROB LIEFELD

Pencils by ROB LIEFELD with MARK PACELLA,

TERRY SHOEMAKER & TODD MCFARLANE

Cover by ROB LIEFELD

Years ahead of its time, Rob Liefeld’s preemptive strike force changed the face of Marvel’s mutants forever! In this earth-shaking collection of their first missions, Cable and the former New Mutants take the fight to the Juggernaut, the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, Stryfe and more! Plus: forgotten secrets of Cable’s past and lost continuity galore! Guest-starring Spider-Man!

Collects X-FORCE #1-4 and SPIDER-MAN #16.

136 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$15.99

UPC: 5960611483-00111

Don’t forget to pick up the brand new X-Force series and Cable Deadpool!


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7: THE BOOK OF EZEKIEL TPB

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI with FIONA AVERY

Pencils by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Peter delves further into the mysterious totemic origin of his powers when the enigmatic Ezekiel returns! Is he truly Peter’s mentor and ally, or something much more? Plus: In the aftermath of an interdimensional rift caused by Spider-Man and Doctor Strange’s battle with Dormammu, a sorceress of limitless power is set free from years of captivity…and sets forth on a quest through Manhattan to properly thank the one responsible for it: the wall-crawler himself! Guest-starring Thor’s ne’er-do-well stepbrother, Loki! Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #503-508.

144 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$12.99

UPC: 5960611525-00111


SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3: HERE THERE BE MONSTERS TPB

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Pencils by DAMION SCOTT & PAOLO RIVERA

Cover by DAMION SCOTT

He’s struggled for years to control the coiled reptile that dwells deep within his heart. Now, at the end of his rope, one bad day will change Dr. Curt Connors’ life forever – and the Lizard will stalk the streets once more! As Connors’ self-destructive behavior escalates, Spider-Man must try to corral his out-of-control friend. But the Lizard may force the wall-crawler to kill, rather than cure! Plus: On a rooftop in the Bronx sits a sad handicapped man. A prisoner of his own crippled body, how will a battle between the wall-crawler and Morbius, the Living Vampire, change his life? Collects SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #11-13, plus the fully painted SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #14.

112 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$10.99

UPC: 5960611333-00111


VENOM VOL. 2: RUN TPB

Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils by PACO MEDINA & FRANCISCO HERRERA

Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.

On the loose from an Arctic research facility and still being pursued by a mysterious alien agent, the deadly Venom is headed toward civilization. Ravenously hungry and craving adrenaline to satiate his appetite, Venom sets his sights on a tasty little snack hanging out in the northern regions of Canada: a short, hairy Canadian guy with a bad temper…the X-Men’s Wolverine! Two of the deadliest and most relentless forces in the Marvel Universe face off in a grudge match neither is guaranteed to walk away from! Plus: Certain questions have arisen since Venom’s mysterious appearance at the Radar Station in Northern Canada. How did he get there? Where’s Eddie Brock? And, what turned this one-time “Lethal Protector” into a bloodthirsty homicidal maniac? The shocking truth behind Venom’s resurgence is revealed! Collects VENOM #6-13.

192 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$19.99

UPC: 5960611553-00111


THOR VOL. 6: GODS & MEN TPB

Written by DAN JURGENS

Pencils by SCOT EATON

Cover by SCOT EATON

The heavens tremble as all the Thunder God has built comes to ruins – and those closest to Thor betray him! Only one can wield Mjolnir, the mighty mystic Uru hammer. Will it be Thor – or his son, Magni? And must the son kill the father to restore peace on Earth? Collects THOR #75-79.

120 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$13.99

UPC: 5960611528-00111


PUNISHER MAX VOL. 1: IN THE BEGINNING TPB

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Pencils by LEWIS LAROSA

Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

Prepare to be punished! For the first time ever, Marvel’s one-man-army takes center stage in a no-holds-barred Mature Readers series! Writer Garth Ennis and artist Lewis LaRosa take PUNISHER to the MAX – literally – as the hunter becomes the hunted! Frank Castle’s old associate Micro is back, and he’s after Frank. But first, he’s got an offer for Frank that he’d better not refuse. Get ready for blazing bullets, bloodbaths and bold beginnings… Collects PUNISHER #1-6.

144 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY …$14.99

UPC: 5960611391-00111


MARVEL MASTERWORKS: FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 7

Written by Stan Lee

Pencils by Jack Kirby

The First Family of Super Heroes ushers in a new era of Marvel Masterworks with the addition of Fantastic Four Vol. 7 to the Masterworks Library! Showcasing the unmatched team-up of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, this edition is a must-have! Hold on to your seats, True Believers, as the F.F. battle Blastaar, the Living Bomb-Burst, the Sandman, Ronan the Accuser and more! Also featuring the Silver Surfer, the incomparable Inhumans and the first appearance of Him, the man later to be known as Adam Warlock!

Collecting Fantastic Four (Vol. 1) #61-71 and Annual #5.

304 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$49.99

UPC: 5960611584-00111

* MARVEL MASTERWORKS:

THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 7 – VARIANT EDITION

$54.99 (UPC: 5960611585-00111)

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

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 1: WOLF AT THE DOOR TPB

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Pencils by STEVE MCNIVEN

Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

The members of comics’ first family face their most personal and unpredictable crisis yet: bankruptcy! To overcome it, they’ll need to call on the humor, determination and family ties that have delivered them from danger time and time again. This is the FF…the 4…like you’ve never seen them before! Collects MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #1-7.

168 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$16.99

UPC: 5960611471-00111

ESSENTIAL IRON FIST VOL. 1 TPB

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT with DOUG MOENCH, TONY ISABELLA & ROY THOMAS

Pencils by JOHN BYRNE with GIL KANE, LARRY HAMA, ARVELL JONES & PAT BRODERICK

Cover by JOHN BYRNE

Thirty years ago, Marvel’s top talents created one of herodom’s ultimate martial artists and set him against foes ranging from crazed cultists to alien automata! Now, look back on the days when kung fu was king, and witness Iron Fist’s progression from naive newcomer to hero for hire! Featuring Sabretooth, Luke Cage, the X-Men and more! Collects MARVEL PREMIERE #15-25, IRON FIST #1-15, MARVEL TEAM-UP #63-64 and POWER MAN & IRON FIST #48-50.

584 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$16.99

UPC: 5960611546-00111


CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 5: HOMELAND TPB

Written by ROBERT MORALES

Pencils by CHRIS BACHALO

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

In a story ripped from today’s headlines, the U.S. government taps Cap to embark on what might be his most life-changing mission ever – to serve on a military tribunal being held for a foreign antiwar activist charged with supporting terrorist actions against the U.S.! Cap’s involvement leads him to discover the existence of militant fringe groups planning a legislative overthrow of the United States government. But an even more startling discovery for this true American patriot is millions of disenfranchised citizens who feel abandoned and neglected by both major political parties. Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #21-28.

192 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$19.99

UPC: 5960611396-00111

STILL AVAILABLE!

CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1: THE NEW DEAL…$16.99 (UPC: 5960611101)


CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON VOL. 1: TWO AMERICAS TPB

Written by PRIEST

Pencils & Cover by BART SEARS

He has been his mentor, his leader and his friend. Now, Captain America takes on a new role in The Falcon’s life: pursuer! The Falcon has gone rogue, and S.H.I.E.L.D. has given Cap just 24 hours to bring him in. Get ready for heart-stopping action and political intrigue aplenty as this classic partnership changes forever! Collecting issues 1-4 of CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON!

96 PGS. / MARVEL PSR . . . $9.99

upc: 5960611424-00111

MIGHTY MARVEL POSTERS

AVENGERS #500 POSTER

Art by David Finch

24×36…$5.95

UPC: 59606 05400 00039

FINAL ORDER CUT-OFF 6/24

On Sale 7/14!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #50 POSTER

Art by Andy Kubert

24×36…$5.95

UPC: 59606 05400-00040

Final Order Cut-Off 7/8 (On-Sale 7/28/04)

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