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Marvel Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping August, 2006

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping August, 2006. Discuss these solicitations here on CBR’s Marvel Comics forum and share with fellow fans what you plan on picking up.

Marvel Solicitations – Last Six Months

ULTIMATE MARVEL – THE GOLD STANDARD


ULTIMATES ANNUAL #2

Written by CHARLIE HUSTON

Penciled by MIKE DEODATO and RYAN SOOK

Cover by MIKE DEODATO

As the Ultimates clear the wreckage from the recent attack on the U.S., a monstrous evil from the past rises from the ashes to launch an attack when America is at her weakest. Featuring the return of the long-thought-dead bio-fanatic: Arnim Zola! And with the ranks of the Ultimates severely depleted, all that stands in Zola’s path is the indomitable sentinel of liberty-Captain America and Sam Wilson, the high-flying Falcon! Cover to cover action!

48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99


ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #2

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by STUART IMMONEN & FRAZER IRVING

Cover by STUART IMMONEN

Something strange has happened at Nursery Two, the Baxter Building’s Think Tank counterpart in Oregon. It’s disappeared!, seemingly swallowed up by the earth itself! And if you think that heralds the return of the macabre Mole Man…go to the head of the class. Featuring an awesome exploration of a subterranean world that will simply take your breath away…if not your life!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99


ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #33

Written by MIKE CAREY

Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY

“GOD WAR” Part 1 (of 6)

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

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #98 and #99

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY

“THE CLONE SAGA”

Spidey is reeling from the exposure of the Scorpion’s unbelievable identity. But even that pales besides the string of revelations awaiting him such as: Who kidnapped Mary Jane and what does he/she want? Who does Spider-Man struggle against in the old warehouse where he fought his first battle? Who is waiting for him in the house in Queens he and his Aunt May abandoned recently? Your jaw will drop and your mind will go numb when you learn the solution to these mysteries. And the world of Peter Parker will never be the same. Parts 2 and 3 of 5.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #2

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by MARK BROOKS

The team that brought you last year’s Ultimate Spider-Man Annual returns! And they’ve brought Punisher and Daredevil with them! While Foggy Nelson offers Spidey some legal advice, Police Captain Jean DeWolfe gives him some other advice…on how to take down the Ultimate Kangaroo! Will Peter Parker be able to navigate his way through this all-action moral maze? And more to the point…will Punisher just shoot him instead?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


ULTIMATE X-MEN #73

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Pencils & Cover by TOM RANEY

“MAGICAL”

The mysterious Magician’s standing with the X-Men is put to the test as questions about his past begin to surface. Did he lie to gain entry to the group? Do his actions belie his true motivations? Just what is this strange young man all about? Meanwhile, a tormented Jean Grey is having great difficulty dealing with the results of the Shi’ar testing. Elsewhere… Dazzler stirs. Part 2 of 3.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


ULTIMATE X-MEN ANNUAL #2

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Pencils by SALVADOR LARROCA with LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

Dazzler–Alison Blaire, former X-Man–has awakened from her coma only to discover her life is in deadly peril! And even her former fellow X-Men may be powerless to save her as a betrayal within the ranks has left them shellshocked.

Plus: The 2-Page origin of Professor X’s cat. drawn by Leinil Francis Yu!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #535

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY

CIVIL WAR Tie-in

“THE WAR AT HOME”

Caught in the throes of the Civil War that’s ripping apart the super hero community, Spider-Man contemplates a move that will mean new friends and new foes. In a conflict of this magnitude, three is no middle ground — Peter Parker’s move will cast him as either George Washington…or Benedict Arnold. Part 3 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #11

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by TODD NAUCK

Cover by MICHAEL WIERINGO

As the groundbreaking events of CIVIL WAR erupt across the Marvel U, the shockwaves are being felt everywhere! The consequences of Spider-Man’s allegiances have culminated in the ultimate showdown… with Flash Thompson?! Plus, the shocking return of Mysterio!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


SPIDER-MAN FAMILY: AMAZING FRIENDS

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Pencils & Cover by PAT OLLIFFE

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the classic cartoon serial, here comes AMAZING FRIENDS! In an ALL-NEW one shot, a young Spidey’s doing his darndest to find allies in his war against crime, but he didn’t count on being matchmaker to two bickering heroes! Can the webslinger get Firestar to chill out and warm Iceman’s heart…by setting them up on a date!?

Also, classic reprints of UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN, SPIDER-MAN 2099, an ALL-NEW MINI MARVELS tale, and more!

96 PGS./ALL AGES …$4.99


SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #29

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Pencilled by Angel Medina

Cover by Angel Medina

“The Deadly Foes of Spider-Man ” Part 1 (of 3) After the extraordinary events of CIVIL WAR, the heroes and their families try to cope with the remarkable changes in the Marvel Universe. Now, one of Spider-Man’s oldest and most insidious foes–the Chameleon–decides to make his move against the wall-crawler! His first step: gathering a new super-team of Spider-Man’s deadliest foes and striking him where he is most vulnerable…

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #9

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Pencils & Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

It’s time for Mary Jane to take her relationship with a certain someone to the next level, and she knows it. Unfortunately, being the lead in the school play leaves little time for a social life! And is MJ’s mind playing tricks on her, or is Liz getting back together with Flash?

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

ANNIHILATION


ANNIHILATION #1 (of 6)

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Penciled by ANDREA DIVITO

Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

Variant cover by BRYAN HITCH

One empire has fallen.

Two heroes are dead.

It all comes together here! Individually, the Silver Surfer, Super-Skrull, Ronan and Nova have faced down the Annihilation Wave… and lost! Now, they must unite those who remain or die by Annihilus’ hand! The Annihilation has only begun!

No ads – 32 pages of story at no extra cost!

32 PGS. NO ADS!/Rated A …$2.99


ANNIHILATION: THE NOVA CORPS FILES

Written by MICHAEL HOSKIN, ANTHONY FLAMINI, JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID, RONALD BYRD, CHRIS BIGGS, ERIC ENGELHARD, CHAD ANDERSON, STUART VANDAL & MARK O’ENGLISH

Cover by ANDREA DIVITO

Get caught up on all of the players in the Annihilation event – just in time for this month’s ANNIHILATION #1! Featuring Annihilus, Nova, Ronan, the Silver Surfer, the Super-Skrull, Thanos and more – all from the Xandarian Worldmind files of the Nova Corps!

48 PGS NO ADS/Rated A …$3.99

MARVEL HEROES


AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 (of 6)

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by LEONARD KIRK

Cover by TOMM COKER

THE SPY, THE SPACEMAN. THE GODDESS. THE ROBOT. THE GORILLA. In the late 1950’s, The U.S. Government let FBI Special Agent Jimmy Woo forge a team of unlikely heroes: Together they stormed the fortress of a criminal mastermind to rescue President Eisenhower, and the group disbanded soon after. Now almost 50 years later, an unauthorized S.H.I.E.L.D. mission goes down in flames–and from the ashes arise forces from the GOLDEN AGE OF MARVEL!

32 PGS./T+ …$2.99

ALL-NEW OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE A TO Z #8

Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID, STUART VANDAL, RONALD BYRD, MICHAEL HOSKIN, CHRIS BIGGS, MARK O’ENGLISH, ERIC J. MOREELS, MIKE FICHERA, BARRY REESE, AL SJOERDSMA, ANTHONY FLAMINI, MADISON CARTER, CHAD ANDERSON, RICH GREEN & BILL LENTZ

Cover by KEU CHA

The Handbook from A to Z rolls on – including bios on Nekra, N’Garai, Night Nurse, Night Raven, “Red” Norvell, Oblivion, Over-Mind, Phat, Phyla, Piranha, Plant-Man, Presence, Pride, Proteus, Prowler, Quoi and more! This twelve-issue monthly series focuses on new characters, characters who never received a profile and those needing major updates.

64 PGS NO ADS./Rated T+ …$3.99


BLACK PANTHER #19

Written by REGINALD HUDLIN

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE

“WORLD TOUR” Part 1 (of 6)

The Royal Couple — King T’Challa and Queen Ororo — embark on a diplomatic tour that will have them spanning the globe — and beyond! First stop: Latveria, for a meeting with the Dr. Victor Von Doom.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


BEYOND! #2 (of 6)

Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE

Pencils & Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

Still reeling from the shocking death of one of their number, eight of Marvel’s most mismatched super beings struggle to survive both a brutal battle between Medusa and Venom and the impending crash of their damaged starship.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


CLAWS #1 (of 3)

Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and JUSTIN GRAY

Pencils & Cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER

Shanghaied and transported to a remote desert island, Wolverine and the Black Cat find themselves at the center of a deadly game. A team of filthy-rich hunters have slapped down some serious cash for the opportunity to hunt the Most Dangerous Prey on the Planet – and they’ve got the high-tech weapons to do just that. Like it or not, the key to Logan and Felicia’s survival just might be their ability to cooperate long enough to evade their hunters and uncover the identity of the deadly ringmaster. Brought to you by the team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray and superstar artist Joe Linsner.

32 PGS. CARDSTOCK COVER/PARENTAL ADVISORY …$3.99


CAPTAIN AMERICA #21

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING

The “TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY BLITZ” rockets to its conclusion, as Captain America and the man he once called his partner, The Winter Soldier, finally come face-to-face again in the fight to save London! Fan-favorite creators Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting made this Wizard’s book of the Year for 2005, and this action-packed issue shows you exactly what all the fuss is about.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


DAREDEVIL #88

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by MICHAEL LARK

Cover by LEE BERMAJO

This month features a stand-alone issue entitled, THE SECRET LIFE OF FOGGY NELSON, a special interim episode focusing on Daredevil’s recently deceased best friend. Did we really know all there is to know about Foggy? What remains hidden in the life of this man, that could still affect Matt Murdock’s fate to this day?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


ETERNALS #3 (of 6)

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA, JR.

Cover by RICK BERRY

Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR.

People are trying to kill Ike Harris. He remembers things he shouldn’t and for that he must die. Join New York Times bestseller NEIL GAIMAN (MARVEL: 1602, Sandman, Anansi Boys) and comic-god JOHN ROMITA, JR (WOLVERINE, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) to uncover the mystery of Ike Harris and the mystery of creation itself!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


FANTASTIC FOUR: FIRST FAMILY #6 (of 6)

Written by JOE CASEY

Pencils & Cover by CHRIS WESTON

The final chapter in the FF’s baptism by fire! It all comes down to the final confrontation between a fractured family and their very first arch-enemy… not to mention a base full of cosmically-irradiated monsters! Everything — including the future of the FF — will be decided here!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


GHOST RIDER #2

Written by DANIEL WAY

Layouts by JAVIER SALTARES

Finishes & Cover by MARK TEXEIRA

“VICIOUS CYCLE”

Johnny Blaze has escaped from Hell–but unfortunately, he wasn’t alone: Lucifer has once again played Johnny for a fool and used him to hitch a ride onto the mortal plane. The Ghost Rider must now track down Lucifer and send him back to where he came from before the Devil succeeds in creating a new Hell…here on earth. This is no small task, but it is further complicated by both the fact that Lucifer hides behind many faces and that there are those-one very strange man, in particular-who would prefer Ghost Rider cease his mission immediately…or else. Part 2 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


IRON MAN #11

Written by DANIEL & CHARLES KNAUF

Penciled by PATRICK ZIRCHER

Cover by ADI GRANOV

EXECUTE PROGRAM Part (5 of 6)

Everything Tony Stark believed about himself has been called into question due to new revelations about the assassinations taking place around the globe. Now under attack by his teammates, Stark must work frantically to stop the killings, and to find more answers about the mysterious figure behind them.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: ED BRUBAKER/BILLY TAN

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS

By now, loyal Marvel readers know just how deadly X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS proved to be, and it was ED BRUBAKER who masterminded the storyline that had X-Men fans on the edges of their seats! MARVEL SPOTLIGHT will get to the bottom of DEADLY GENESIS, as well as Ed’s plans for his turn as writer on UNCANNY X-MEN. We’ll also discuss CAPTAIN AMERICA, BOOKS OF DOOM and what many are already applauding as the comic of the year, DAREDEVIL! We’ll also be on board with the newest Marvel art phenom, BILLY TAN. He filled the shoes of none other than the great Terry Dodson on MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN and drew the one of the hottest comics of 2005 in X-23! SPOTLIGHT will take a look forward with Billy as we discuss his next big project, which just happens to be UNCANNY X-MEN! Brubaker, Tan and the Uncanny X-Men! Don’t miss this MARVEL SPOTLIGHT!

32 PGS./No Ads/Rated T+ …$2.99


MARVEL TEAM-UP #23

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Penciled by ANDY KUHN

Cover by PHIL HESTER

FREEDOM RING

UNSUNG SUPERHERO SPOTLIGHT! Lesser known characters WOLVERINE and SPIDER-MAN take center stage as IRON MANIAC is let loose in the Marvel Universe! Can he be stopped? And how does Marvel’s hottest new hero — FREEDOM RING fit in with all of this?! Part 4 (of 5).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


MARVEL MILESTONES: CHRIS CLAREMONT & JIM LEE – X-MEN & THE STARJAMMERS PART 1

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils by JIM LEE

Cover by JIM LEE

Re-presenting the giant-sized 275th issue of UNCANNY X-MEN from April 1991! In space, the X-Men help Profesor X, Lilandra and the Starjammers overthrow Deathbird’s rule of the Shi’ar Empire — but is everything what it seems?

Meanwhile, in the Savage Land, Rogue, Ka-Zar and Nick Fury assault Zaladane’s citadel to rescue the captured Magneto!

Note: This story continues in next month’s MARVEL MILESTONES.

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


MOON KNIGHT #5

Written by CHARLIE HUSTON

Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH

“The Bottom: Friendless and Alone”

They promised Taskmaster that Marc Spector would be a sitting duck. When Taskmaster was done with his work, Spector would be battered, bruised, friendless and, most important, alone. Only one problem: Spector is not alone. He’s got a friend. His name is Khonshu. And today, he’s got Moon Knight’s back. It’s time for round two. Part 5 (of 6).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


MYTHOS: HULK

Written by Paul Jenkins

Painted by Paolo Rivera

A fully-painted retelling of the origin and earliest days of the gamma-powered titan, updated and reimagined by Paul Jenkins and PaoloRivera!

32 PGS/Rated T+ …$3.99


RUNAWAYS #19

Written by BRIAN K.VAUGHAN

Penciled by MIKE NORTON

Cover by JO CHEN

“Dead Means Dead”, Chapter One (OF THREE).”Special guest artist Mike Norton (GRAVITY) joins the Runaways for this perfect jumping-on point for new readers, as the Runaways say good-bye to the past, and make hard decisions about their future.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


SHE-HULK #11

Written by DAN SLOTT

Penciled by

Cover by GREG HORN

“Creature Comforts”

The honeymoon’s over for Marvel’s latest power couple, She-Hulk and Man-Wolf. She refuses to be his “little woman”, and he refuses to shave. What’s a married green female to do?

This is the issue you’ve been waiting for gamma-fans! Awesome Andy takes a stand! Pug’s finally makes his move! And you’ll NEVER see this ending coming!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


SQUADRON SUPREME #6

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by GARY FRANK

He can’t fly, shoot lasers from his eyes, or bench-press cars, but he might be the more dangerous than Hyperion, Doctor Spectrum, and Power Princess rolled into one.

But how will the vigilante known as Nighthawk respond when he’s asked to join the Squadron Supreme?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


WOMEN OF MARVEL POSTER BOOK

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

72 PGS. No Ads!/All Ages …$4.99

Trim size: 8″ x 10 3/4″

MARVEL WESTERNS


MARVEL WESTERNS: STRANGE WESTERNS STARRING THE BLACK RIDER

Written by STEVE ENGLEHART & JOE R. LANSDALE

Penciled by MARSHALL ROGERS & RAFA GARRES

Cover by MARSHALL ROGERS & ERIC POWELL

Reuniting the comic legends Steve Englehart and Marshall Rogers (BATMAN: DARK DETECTIVE)-the famed writer/artist team tell an all-new tale of Marvel’s dark Western avenger, THE BLACK RIDER. When a mystery brings mild-mannered Doc Masters to New York City, rooftops and dangerous allies lead his dark alter ego to answers that will shock him to his very soul.

PLUS: A dark and devilish 8-page tale featuring a cursed weapon and the man known as GUNHAWK in “Midnight Gun” by Joe R. Lansdale and Rafa Garres.

ALSO: Re-presenting two classic Kirby RAWHIDE KID tales, “The Bat Strikes” and “The Bullet Proof Man.”

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

MARVEL CIVIL WAR


CIVIL WAR #4 (OF 7)

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

Variant cover by MIKE TURNER

A death! A funeral! A betrayal! And a team reborn as the war takes a deadly turn!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE #5 & 6 (of 10)

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Penciled by RAMON BACHS & STEVE LIEBER

Cover by JOHN WATSON

Embedded within the heart of the battle between super hero registrants and resistors you will learn the real story behind both sides of the Civil War! In any conflict there are those who want to keep the facts hidden, but on the Front Lines the truth will be told. In “The Accused”: The New Warriors survivor goes on trial! Their life was spared from the Stamford Disaster. Will justice be so kind?

Also featuring true tales of war in Civil War: Correspondence.

32 PGS. NO ADS! (each)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (each)


CIVIL WAR: X-MEN #2 (of 4)

Written by DAVID HINE

Penciled by YANICK PAQUETTE

Cover by JUAN DOE

Civil War Tie-in!

Bishop and the X-Men are on a collision course! Both are searching for the missing 198 and there can be only one victor. It’s X-Man against X-Man! Meanwhile, the O*N*E tightens its grip, but will their power slip away in the process?!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


CIVIL WAR: YOUNG AVENGERS & RUNAWAYS #2 (of 4)

Written by ZEB WELLS

Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

CIVIL WAR tie-in!

In the cloud of Civil War the Runaways and Young Avengers find themselves at odds. Meanwhile, across the country, Iron Man puts a plan in motion that’s designed to capture the last of Marvel’s rogue heroes. Can the two young teams find common ground in time to save themselves?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


FANTASTIC FOUR #540

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by MIKE MCKONE

Cover by ADI GRANOV

CIVIL WAR tie-in!

It had to happen! Amidst the tumult and tensions of CIVIL WAR, the Fantastic Four break up! Who will toe the line, who will join the resistance, and who will leave the battlefield altogether? And is this the end for Marvel’s First Family?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


HEROES FOR HIRE #1

Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Pencils & Cover by BILLY TUCCI

CIVIL WAR Tie-in!

As CIVIL WAR rages through the Marvel Universe, an unlikely group of heroes have gathered together to hunt down and capture criminals who refuse to sign the Registration Act. In response to the overwhelming number of masked fugitives on the loose, Misty Knight and Colleen Wing use their bail bonds skills, underworld connections and government funding to lead an all-new Heroes for Hire into battle. Action, adventure, crime, beautiful women and Kung Fu chaos come together in this explosive new series from writers Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Billy Tucci! Featuring BLACK CAT, SHANG CHI-THE MASTER OF KUNG FU, PALADIN, MISTY KNIGHT, COLLEEN WING and THE ALL-NEW TARANTULA.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


MS. MARVEL #6

Written by BRIAN REED

Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE

Cover by DAVID MACK

CIVIL WAR Tie-in

Ms. Marvel enlists in the CIVIL WAR! With the Super Hero Registration Act in full effect, Carol Danvers joins forces with Simon “Wonder Man” Williams and Julia “Arachne” Carpenter to police and train heroes. But there is a traitor in their midst–someone who is undermining the registration movement and endangering everyone!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


NEW AVENGERS #23

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

CIVIL WAR Tie-In!

The team behind last year’s mega blockbuster HOUSE OF M reunites for a startling important chapter in the CIVIL WAR, the history of the New Avengers and the life of this year’s break-out star Spider-Woman.

Straddling the world’s of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Hydra as a double agent for Nick Fury isn’t going to fly in the middle of a war, and Jessica is going to find this out the hard way. It’s the end of the road for Jessica Drew, and where she ends up will shock you. An important lead-in book for the upcoming SPIDER-WOMAN ongoing debuting after CIVIL WAR!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


THUNDERBOLTS #105

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Pencils & Cover by TOM GRUMMETT

CIVIL WAR Tie-in!

The T-Bolts have taken down a slew of supervillains in order to amass a supervillain army — but will they use this force to help the U.S. Government capture the RENEGADE HEROES… or to overthrow the U.S, Government? It all leads up to a nasty battle between CAPTAIN AMERICA and ZEMO…but the outcome will shock you! Part 3 (of 3).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


CABLE & DEADPOOL #31

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by STAZ JOHNSON

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

“FOR KING AND COUNTRY”

DEADPOOL vs. the RENEGADE HEROES! Can the government’s newest Superhuman Marshall buff his badge and kick some butt? And what’s CABLE up to? Well, with two countries to run, he wouldn’t have any interest whatsoever in using this whole Superhuman Registration Act for his own advantage, would he…? No, not our Cable… that would just be so… insidious…

Part 2 (of 3).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


WOLVERINE #45

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

CIVIL WAR Tie-in

“VENDETTA”

Wolverine is trying to find out the secret of the Stamford Disaster, but he’ll have to go through NAMOR THE SUB-MARINER to get it. Marvel’s most popular mutant throws down with Marvel’s first mutant. Guest-starring Iron Man, this chapter features Wolverine and Namor’s undersea kingdom of ATLANTIS as you’ve never seen them before!

Part 4 (of 6).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

PLANET HULK


INCREDIBLE HULK #97

Written by GREG PAK

Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by LADRÖNN

PLANET HULK, ANARCHY PART 2

Leading his army of gladiators and refugees, the Hulk smashes his way towards the Steppes – and freedom. But what of the millions still enslaved by the Red King? What of the rebels and slaves dying in the streets and fields? Who is the Sakaarson, and when will he come? The answers threaten to rip the Hulk and his allies apart-and precipitate a shocking transformation that could shake Planet Hulk to the core!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES


MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #18

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by MIKE NORTON

Cover by CAMERON STEWART

Those with fear in their heart burn at the touch of MAN-THING! Knowing that the Thingster’s lurking about, will Spidey be able to summon the courage to save people trapped in a Florida swamp? We ain’t tellin’ ya here! Pick up the issue!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #15

Written by JUSTIN GRAY

Penciled by JUAN ROMAN CANO SANTACRUZ

Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS

The Fantastic Four travel to the South Pole to study a newly-discovered species, but find themselves on the front lines of a battle against TERMINUS, the cosmic scavenger! The clock is ticking down toward Armageddon as the FF make their stand against a superior force from outer space!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #4

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA

Cover by AARON LOPRESTI

Ultron couldn’t do it. Baron Zemo couldn’ t do it. Even The Leader with The Abomination couldn’t do it. But together these super-powered creeps form a team that could finally defeat The Avengers! Now that would make them truly…THE MASTERS OF EVIL!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

X-MEN


ASTONISHING X-MEN #16

Written by JOSS WHEDON

Pencils & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

“TORN”

The X-Men have been ripped apart and mentally destroyed. Only one remains standing. But with the combined power of the Hellfire Club standing in their way, what chance do they have?! Part 4 (of 6)!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


X-MEN FAIRY TALES #4 (of 4)

Written by C. B. CEBULSKI

Pencils & Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

The X-Men collide with some of the Brothers Grimm’s most classic fairy tales! When a blind tailor awakens a beautiful red-haired princess from her eternal slumber, he thinks he’s found true love at last. But a certain blade-wielding butcher named Logan may know more about the princess’ past than anyone realizes.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


EXILES #85

Written by TONY BEDARD

Pencils & Cover by PAUL PELLETIER

“THE NEW EXILES” Part 1 (of 2)!

Snikt, to the sixth power! With the Exiles fired, it’s time for a new group of dimension jumping heroes. Wolverine has always been known as the best there is at what he does, so six Wolverines must be really really REALLY good at what they do! Can the Exiles get their jobs back from these scene-stealing Canucks? Don’t bet on it!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


NEW X-MEN #29

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Pencils by DUNCAN ROLEAU

Cover by PACO MEDINA

“NIMROD”

The mutant hunting robot from the future is back! Nimrod’s first priority: finding his creator. Who is Nimrod’s mysterious creator?! The New X-Men rush to his aid but discover that Nimrod is much more than they can handle! Part 2 (of 4)

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


NEW EXCALIBUR #10

Written by FRANK TIERI

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

“THE LAST DAYS OF CAMELOT” Part 1 (of 3)!

King Arthur’s mighty kingdom lays in ruins! Death is everywhere. Who could possibly save the day? Why, New Excalibur of course! The Black Knight guest stars in a time traveling tale for the ages!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


UNCANNY X-MEN #477

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY

Cover by JOHN WATSON

“THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI’AR EMPIRE”

Vulcan is mad. So mad he’s planning on destroying an entire intergalactic empire. The third Summers brother has set his sites on the Shi’Ar Empire, and when he’s finished with them, nothing will ever be the same! Part 3 (of 12)!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #5

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by JOE QUESADA

“BORN IN BLOOD”

It’s Logan vs. Captain America vs. the X-Men in a super-charged standoff that will end with a revelation that will utterly and completely blow both Logan’s and readers’ minds. Do NOT miss out on this issue! Part 5 (of 5).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #1 DIRECTORS CUT

Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils by STEVE DILLON

Cover by JOE QUESADA

Discover the origins of ORIGINS! This bonus edition reprints WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #1, plus extras – including an annotated script by writer Daniel Way!

32 PGS./NO ADS/Parental Advisory …$3.99


X-FACTOR #10

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by ROY ALLAN MARTINEZ

Cover by RYAN SOOK

They have been a thorn in X-Factor’s side since the beginning, and now matters are coming to a head. In the first of a three part epic-“Multiple Disclosure”-X-Factor’s newest assignment causes them to once again cross paths with their arch rivals, Singularity Investigations. The result is revelations that strike to the very core of who and what Jamie Madrox is, especially when he learns that SI head Damian Tryp is responsible for one of the greatest tragedies.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


X-MEN #190

Written by MIKE CAREY

Pencils & Cover by CHRIS BACHALO

“SUPERNOVAS”

Northstar and Aurora are back! Awoken by a mysterious new threat, the twins have been let loose in the Xavier Mansion, leaving a path way of destruction and death. Their mission: Kill Sabretooth! Part 3 (of 6)!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MAX COMICS


PUNISHER #36

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Penciled by GORAN PARLOV

Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

“BARRACUDA”

What’s more dangerous than a barracuda? You’re about to find out. Off the coast of Florida, where human predators converge to enjoy the spoils of corporate warfare, the water is filled with blood. And none of it belongs to Frank Castle. Part 6 (of 6).

32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99

ICON COMICS


BOOK OF LOST SOULS TPB

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by COLLEN DORAN

Cover by COLLEN DORAN

The destinies of most people are defined early on. Then there are the others – the lost. Those whose numbers aren’t in yet, who could go toward the light or toward the darkness – indeed, who could be tipped one direction or another. And everything starts with the book. That’s what Jonathan is about to discover. When he took a suicide plunge off the London Bridge more than a century ago, the last place he expected to land was on his feet, in the present, standing at the entrance to a tunnel into a world of mysteries beyond his wildest imagination. A world of powers and principalities and, above all, rules that he’d best learn quickly. Or he’ll have to deal with the Dark Man. And what the Dark Man can’t turn, he devours. Collects BOOK OF LOST SOULS #1-6.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1940-X


JACK KIRBY’S GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS #2

Written by LISA KIRBY & STEVE ROBERTSON

Penciled by MIKE THIBODEAUX

Cover by JACK KIRBY

In order to save his abducted son, Mainframe must reunite the members of his old fighting unit: the sensual Skylla! The effervescent Garm! And the hero-turned-homemaker Tyr! Meanwhile, Garrett Berkley bonds with his captor Slugg as the pair sets course for the most lethal place in the galaxy: Dangerland!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL HARDCOVERS


MARVEL ZOMBIES HC

Penciled by SEAN PHILLIPS

New Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM

Torn from the pages of ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR! On an Earth shockingly similar to the Marvel Universe’s, an alien virus has mutated all of the world’s greatest super heroes into flesh-eating monsters! It took them only hours to destroy life as we know it – but what happens when they run out of humans to eat?! Follow their search for more food, and witness the arrival of the Silver Surfer! Collects MARVEL ZOMBIES #1-5.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2277-X

Trim size: oversized


NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF H.A.T.E. VOL. 1 – THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT PREMIERE HC

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Penciled by STUART IMMONEN

Cover by STUART IMMONEN

RRRAAAAAGGGGGHHHHH!!! Action! Excitement! Explosions! The Highest Anti-Terrorism Effort, or H.A.T.E. (a subsidiary of the Beyond Corporation©) put NEXTWAVE together to fight Bizarre Weapons of Mass Destruction. When NEXTWAVE discovers that H.A.T.E. and Beyond© are terrorist cells themselves, and that the BWMDs were intended to kill them, they are less than pleased. In fact, they are rather angry. So they make things explode. Lots of things. Starring Monica Rambeau (formerly Captain Marvel and Photon), Aaron Stack (Machine Man), Tabitha Smith (X-Force’s Meltdown), monster-hunter Elsa Bloodstone and the Captain! Guest-starring Fin Fang Foom! If you like anything, you will LOVE NEXTWAVE! BOOM! Collects NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF H.A.T.E. #1-6.

144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2278-8

Trim size: standard



MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN VOL. 3

Written by STAN LEE, ROY THOMAS & AL HARTLEY

Penciled by DON HECK & GENE COLAN

Cover by JACK KIRBY

The Iron Avenger returns for another round of Marvelous Masterworks Mayhem, and this one’s gonna go straight down to the final bell, True Believer! So buckle up your red and gold retrorockets and get ready for adventure a’plenty as only Marvel can make it!

Stan “The Man” and the Dynamo of Delineation, Don Heck, will pit Tony Stark against the undersea menace Attuma, the Dream-Maker and the massive menace of the Titanium Man in classics without compare. But then the order changeth! After defining the series for nearly 30 issues, Don Heck passes the torch to no less than Gene “The Dean” Colan, whose lush illustrations take the Invincible Iron Man to spectacular heights! Yup, Mssrs. Colan and Lee dive into a who’s who as the Mandarin returns, Ultimo attacks and Iron Man goes toe-to-toe with Namor the Sub-Mariner in one of Marveldom’s earliest cross-over epics!

This baby’s so going to move so quick that you won’t have to worry about rust, but you may just have to slap on a pair of oven mitts before handling!

Collecting Tales of Suspense #66-83 and Tales to Astonish #82.

256 PGS./All Ages …$49.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2067-X

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN VOL. 3 – VARIANT EDITION VOL. 65

256 PGS./All Ages …$54.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2068-8



SPIDER-MAN: KRAVEN’S LAST HUNT PREMIERE HC

Written by J.M. DEMATTEIS

Penciled by MIKE ZECK

Cover by MIKE ZECK

Writer J.M. DeMatteis and artist Mike Zeck craft the ultimate tale of revenge in this groundbreaking and legendary collection! Kraven the Hunter has stalked and killed every animal known to man. But there is one beast that has eluded him. One quarry that has mocked him at every turn: the wall-crawling web-slinger known as Spider-Man. And to prove that he is the hero’s master, he will pull on his costume and become him…after he shoots and buries him six feet under! Collects WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #32-33, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #393-394 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #131-132.

160 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2330-X

Trim size: standard

SPIDER-MAN: KRAVEN’S LAST HUNT PREMIERE HC – VOL. 1 VARIANT EDITION

The variants for the Marvel Premiere Classic line will have a limited print run.

160 PGS./ Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2400-4


SPIDER-WOMAN: ORIGIN PREMIERE HC

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & BRIAN REED

Penciled by THE LUNA BROTHERS

Cover by THE LUNA BROTHERS

Exploding out of the pages of NEW AVENGERS! This all-new epic chronicles the intriguing secret history of Jessica Drew and her journey from child experiment to Hydra agent to S.H.I.E.L.D. agent to super hero to private eye to Avenger! Written by NEW AVENGERS scribe Brian Michael Bendis and searing-hot newcomer Brian Reed (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN video game), and featuring stunning full-color visuals by the Luna brothers (Ultra, Girls), this story is packed with intrigue leading directly into the upcoming SPIDER-WOMAN series from Bendis and Eisner Award-winning Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL).

Collects SPIDER-WOMAN: ORIGIN #1-5.

128 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1965-5

Trim size: standard


ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 6 HC

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN & GEOFF JOHNS

Penciled by STUART IMMONEN, STEVE DILLON, TOM RANEY & AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by STUART IMMONEN

This deluxe hardcover collects ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 12: HARD LESSONS and ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 13: MAGNETIC NORTH, plus the rare #1/2 issue and other DVD-style extras. In HARD LESSONS, Ultimate Wolverine makes his explosive return! Storm travels to the Great White North to find her missing friend, but there’s no time for celebration for the tempestuous and troubled duo! They’re about to take on an all-new threat to the Ultimate Universe… Lady Deathstrike! Plus: When a dangerous young mutant immune to psychic control takes Charles Xavier and the rest of a Manhattan bank hostage, the Professor must lead a diverse group of humans in a risky bid to end the siege! And finally, witness the return of Ultimate Juggernaut! Juggie makes a play for the Gem of Cyttorak, the jewel that will make him truly unstoppable. Only two small things stand in his way: Rogue of the X-Men and Ultimate Gambit, the new prince and princess of thieves! This story will change the X-Men’s status quo forever! And in MAGNETIC NORTH, Magneto returns! Emma Frost, Alex Summers and the X-Men’s greatest enemy star in an epic new storyline! When teenage mutant Lorna Dane accidentally commits a horrific crime, will the X-Men protect her, or leave her to the fury of S.H.I.E.L.D.? It’s mutant against mutant – brother against brother – as Cyclops and his X-Men risk their lives to take down Havok, who has unwittingly become a pawn in Magneto’s deadly game. Guest-starring the Ultimates!

Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #58-65, #1/2 and ANNUAL #1.

256 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2104-8

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ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 1…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1008-9)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 2…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1130-1)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 3…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1131-X)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 4…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1251-0)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 5…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2103-X)

MARVEL DIGESTS

SPIDER-GIRL PRESENTS AVENGERS NEXT VOL. 1: SECOND COMING DIGEST

Written by TOM DEFALCO & RON FRENZ

Penciled by RON FRENZ

Cover by RON FRENZ

On another day unlike any other, a new collection of Earths Mightiest Heroes rocked their own remarkable reality! Enemies alien and Earthbound vie to end the new era of Avengerdom! Featuring the heir of Captain America and the son of the Black Panther! Guest-starring Doctor Strange and the Defenders! Collects A-NEXT #1-6.

144 PGS./All Ages …$7.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2131-5


MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 3: WORLD’S GREATEST DIGEST

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA

Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

All adventure, all action, for all ages! Join Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch and the Thing for a wild ride of all-new, unforgettable exploits as they take on Klaw, the Black Panther, the Molecule Man and Dr. Doom! Collects MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #9-12.

96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2002-5

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MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1: FAMILY OF HEROES…$6.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1858-6)

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 2: FANTASTIC VOYAGES…$6.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1859-4)


NEW MANGAVERSE: RINGS OF FATE DIGEST

Written by C. B. CEBULSKI

Penciled by TOMMY OHTSUKA

Cover by TOMMY OHTSUKA

The story they said would never be told! It’s been a dark time since we last saw the Mangaverse. Most of the heroes have been driven underground – and now someone’s killing them one by one! Join writer C.B. Cebulski (writer and consultant on the original Mangaverse comics) and artist Tommy Ohtsuka (from the super-popular manga and anime series Slayers and Rescue Angels) for nonstop action! Whether you’re a fan of the original Mangaverse or just a fan of exciting comics, the New Mangaverse is the place to be! Collects NEW MANGAVERSE #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$7.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2001-7

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS


ULTIMATE GALACTUS BOOK 3: EXTINCTION TPB

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Penciled by BRANDON PETERSON

Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

It’s time for the coming of Gah Lak Tus! And his arrival could mean the end of all life on this planet! Not even the power of S.H.I.E.L.D or the brilliance of Fantastic Four leader Reed Richards seems able to stop its inexorable march to Earth. What role do the Ultimate X-Men have in this drama? And who on Earth is Misty Knight and how does she know the fate of our world may rest with – Ultimate Silver Surfer? Collects ULTIMATE EXTINCTION #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$12.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1496-3

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ULTIMATE GALACTUS BOOK 1: NIGHTMARE…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1497-1)

ULTIMATE GALACTUS BOOK 2: SECRET…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1660-5)


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 16: DEADPOOL TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by MARK BAGLEY

Cover by MARK BAGLEY

Spider-Man teams up with his new girlfriend – the X-Men’s Kitty Pryde, who gets a new super-hero identity for when she’s not hanging with her mutant mates! Plus: Meet the dangerous Ultimate Deadpool – and the Ultimate Reavers! It’s mutant action, with Spidey caught in the middle! Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #91-97.

144 PGS./Rated A …$15.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1927-2

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

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2: LEARNING CURVE…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0820-3)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 13: HOBGOBLIN…$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1647-8)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 14: WARRIORS…$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1680-X)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 15: SILVER SABLE…$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1681-8)


DECIMATION: X-MEN-THE 198 TPB

Written by DAVID HINE

Penciled by JIM MUNIZ

Cover by JUAN DOE

The unthinkable has happened in the Marvel Universe! In the wake of House of M, in the blink of an eye, the whole world has changed! In this new world order, Xavier’s School becomes a haven for those that are different. But has this former sanctuary become the one place most dangerous for mutants? Collects X-MEN: THE 198 #1-5, plus the X-MEN: THE 198 FILES handbook.

168 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1994-9


DECIMATION: SENTINEL SQUAD O*N*E TPB

Written by JOHN LAYMAN

Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by PASQUAL FERRY

Discover the origin of the Sentinel Squad! How did they come together and become the elite group of soldiers to pilot the Sentinels that have made their presence known at the Xavier Institute? Collects SENTINEL SQUAD O*N*E* #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1997-3


DECIMATION: SON OF M TPB

Written by DAVID HINE

Penciled by ROY ALLAN MARTINEZ

Cover by JOHN WATSON

He’s lost his powers, his sister, and his cause. How far is he willing to go to get them back? All he wanted was to make the world a perfect place for mutantkind. Pietro Maximoff was Quicksilver, the fastest living creature on Earth — until the Scarlet Witch took it all away. Now, the son of Magneto is despised, rejected, alone and powerless. Crushed and defeated, his only hope and refuge lies with the Inhumans. Re-united with his wife Crystal, will his desperate ambitions lead him to an even greater betrayal? Collects SON OF M #1-6.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1970-1


NEW X-MEN: CHILDHOOD’S END VOL. 2 TPB

Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by PACO MEDINA

Cover by PACO MEDINA

If you thought Vol. 1 was intense, buckle up. The dire consequences of recent actions have put the students of the Xavier Institute in their most dangerous situation yet. Reverend Stryker has replaced his crucifixes and prayers with bullets and hand grenades. Can the kids survive his brand of conversion? Collects NEW X-MEN #24-27.

96 PGS./Rated T+ …$10.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2024-6

NEW X-MEN: CHILDHOOD’S END VOL. 1 TPB STILL AVAILABLE!

$10.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1831-4)


CABLE/DEADPOOL VOL. 5: LIVING LEGENDS TPB

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by PATRICK ZIRCHER & LAN MEDINA

Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

Our greed for knowledge recreated his telepathy. Our quest to confine him recreated his telekinesis. He has forged a paradise haven that threatens to destabilize countless governments and religions. One man wants to find out what Cable’s intentions are before it’s too late. Guest-starring Captain America! Plus: Cable sees the signs — omens and portents — characters gathering, moving across the board like chess pieces…can Apocalypse be resurrected? Can Cable and Deadpool stop it in time? And most surprising of all…what if one of them doesn’t want it to be stopped? And finally, Domino is hired to stop Deadpool’s activities in the Central European country of Rumekistan, only to learn he plans to assassinate the country’s imposed ruler, the international terrorist named Flag-Smasher. Should she stop him? Will her decision be influenced when she finds out DP was given his mission by…Cable?! Collects CABLE/DEADPOOL #25-29.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2041-6


X-STATIX PRESENTS: DEAD GIRL TPB

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA & MICHAEL ALLRED

Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

It’s hard to keep a good girl down…especially when she’s Dead! That’s right, True Believers, hold onto you’re freaking hats! After a brief hiatus caused by their, ahem, deaths, everyone’s favorite mutants are back! And this time, they’re bringing a host of…questions with them. Like why do some heroes and villains keep on dying, only to return from the dead? And why do other heroes and villains bite the bullet, only to remain dead? Who decides on this craziness? Is it some karmic wheel in the sky? Some fickle finger of fate? Or is it just some guy in the marketing department? Well, one such deceased villain, named the Pitiful One, is going to find out. When the Pitiful One decides that he’s tired of being dead, he assembles a posse of Marvel’s deadest villains to attack the world of the living. And it’s up to Doctor Strange to stop him and his evil cohorts, but he needs help from…well, you know. With Kraven the Hunter, Tike Alicar and a few other surprise, dead guests. Collects X-STATIX PRESENTS: DEAD GIRL #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2031-9


FANTASTIC FOUR: THE RESURRECTION OF NICHOLAS SCRATCH TPB

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO & MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA

Cover by GARY FRANK

There is an order to everything. A balance to the world and the nether-realms beneath the world. And now that balance is being tipped, as dark forces gather like a storm. The occult mutants known as Salem’s Seven are once more banding together. But this time, it’s to bring their father, the nefarious Nicholas Scratch, back to life. If they should somehow succeed…pray for the Fantastic Four’s souls! Plus: An employee from Fantastic Enterprises comes to Sue for help, claiming that her son is being abused; meanwhile, Reed is asked to keep a promise he made to a dying man months ago. And finally, Fantastic Enterprises is ready to go public, and to mark the occasion the FF agrees to an outrageous publicity stunt: Drafting an honorary fifth member to join their team. Ten young super-heroes “compete” for the spot, but only nine of them have honorable intentions. Unlucky Number Ten will stop at nothing to win – and to get his or her hands on the secrets of the Fantastic Four!

Collects FOUR #25-30.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1959-0

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

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

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 3: DIVINE TIME…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1678-8)

MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 VOL. 4: IMPOSSIBLE THINGS HAPPEN EVERY DAY…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1808-X)


SENTRY: REBORN TPB

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

FROM THE PAGES OF NEW AVENGERS-THE GOLDEN GUARDIAN OF GOOD IS BACK! He’s the most powerful super hero in the Marvel Universe, a forgotten legend from a time gone by, reawakened and reborn in the world of today. So why is the Sentry his own worst enemy? Featuring the New Avengers, the Hords of Attuma, Terrax the Tamer and more! Collects SENTRY #1-8

184 PGS./Rated T+ …$21.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1707-5


IRON MAN: INEVITABLE TPB

Written by JOE CASEY

Penciled by FRAZER IRVING

Cover by FRAZER IRVING

It was only a matter of time before Iron Man’s longtime enemies re-emerged to confront him once again. And now, they’ve got more than revenge on their minds. An all-new, action-packed story spotlighting the return of classic villains like the LIVING LASER and the SPYMASTER (to name but two)! Collects IRON MAN: INEVITABLE #1-6.

144 PGS./Rated A …$14.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2084-X

WOMEN OF MARVEL TPB

Written by STAN LEE, GERRY CONWAY, CARLA CONWAY, ROY THOMAS, LINDA FITE, TOM DEFALCO, CAROL SEULING, STEVE GERBER, CHRIS CLAREMONT, JIM SHOOTER & DAVID MICHELINIE

Penciled by DON HECK, JOHN ROMITA, JIM MOONEY, JOHN BUSCEMA, JOE SINNOTT, MARIE SEVERIN, JOHN ROMITA, JR., GEORGE TUSKA, BOB HALL, JIM SHERMAN, BOB MCLEOD & MARC SILVESTRI

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

It’s a First-Issue Frenzy as Marvel collects the crime-fighting debuts of the Dazzler, Ms. Marvel, Shanna the She-Devil and the Cat – with distaff deviltry from the Enchantress and the White Queen! Plus: The Black Widow gets a new costume and the She-Hulk a new team membership, but that’s nothing next to the changes Storm and Rogue undergo! Guest-starring Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men and more! Featuring the first appearance of Jubilee! Collects AVENGERS #221; UNCANNY X-MEN #151-152, 182 & 244; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #86; MS. MARVEL #1; THE CAT #1; DAZZLER #1; and SHANNA, THE SHE DEVIL #1

224 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2219-2


SPIDER-MAN VISIONARIES: KURT BUSIEK VOL. 1 TPB

Written by KURT BUSIEK

Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE

Cover by PAT OLLIFFE

The wall-crawler’s back in Midtown High’s hallowed halls when award-winning creator Kurt Busiek reveals lost lessons of Spider-Man’s early career! Return to the first starts of our hero’s circle of friends and foes, and meet the ones Lee and Ditko forgot to feature the first time around! Plus: the secret start of Spider-Man’s deadliest enemy! Guest-starring the Human Torch, Captain Stacy and more! Collects UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #1-8.

176 PGS./Rated A …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2204-4

ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 4 TPB

Written by ROY THOMAS, GARY FRIEDRICH, LEN WEIN, GERRY CONWAY, CHRIS CLAREMONT, ARCHIE GOODWIN, STEVE GERBER & STEVE ENGLEHART

Penciled by DICK AYERS & HERB TRIMPE

Cover by HERB TRIMPE

It’s the original trial of the Incredible Hulk, but not even Doc Samson and Matt Murdock can get the Hulk free of charges…from the Rhino, the Abomination and the Bi-Beast! Foes from the sewers, the seas, the stars and a shrunken realm gone mad! And Betty Ross gives a new twist to becoming a Harpy after the wedding! Monsters, mindswaps and Niagara Falls! Plus: For the X-Fans, the birth of the Wendigo and the death of the Mimic! Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #143-170.

608 PGS./All Ages …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2193-5

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ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 1…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0993-5)

ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 2…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0795-9)

ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 3…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1689-3)

ESSENTIAL LUKE CAGE POWER MAN VOL. 2 TPB

Written by DON MCGREGOR, BILL MANTLO, MARV WOLFMAN, STEVE ENGLEHART, ED HANNIGAN, ROGER SLIFER, CHRIS CLAREMONT & MARY JO DUFFY

Penciled by GEORGE TUSKA, RICH BUCKLER, ARVELL JONES, SAL BUSCEMA, FRANK ROBBINS, MARIE SEVERIN, RON WILSON, BOB BROWN, LEE ELIAS, JOHN BYRNE, MIKE ZECK & TREVOR VON EEDEN

Cover by DAVE COCKRUM

Luke Cage wraps up his early solo career against the likes of Zzzax, Chemistro and Gideon Mace – then launches a new era with Iron Fist, forming one of Marvel’s oddest and most enduring partnerships! Garish gangsters, sexy scientists, monolithic mutants…no job was too big for Heroes for Hire! Guest-starring the X-Men and the Daughters of the Dragon! See some of the most startling super-villains of the seventies! Re-telling the origin of Power Man! Collects POWER MAN #28-49 & ANNUAL #1 432 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2147-1

ESSENTIAL PUNISHER VOL. 1 TPB (NEW PRINTING)

Written by GERRY CONWAY, ARCHIE GOODWIN, LEN WEIN, MARV WOLFMAN, FRANK MILLER, BILL MANTLO, STEVEN GRANT & MIKE W. BARR

Penciled by ROSS ANDRU, TONY DEZUNIGA, KEITH POLLARD, FRANK MILLER, AL MILGROM, GREG LAROCQUE, MIKE ZECK & FRANK SPRINGER

Cover by GIL KANE

When the mob killed his family, Frank Castle went to war. But before he became the scourge of the underworld, the Punisher set his sights on a certain world-famous wall-crawler. Now, Marvel presents the vengeance-seeking vigilante’s earliest appearances in the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, DAREDEVIL and more.

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #129, #134-135, #161-162, #174-175, #201-202 and ANNUAL #15; GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #4; MARVEL PREVIEW PRESENTS #2; MARVEL SUPER ACTION #1; CAPTAIN AMERICA #241; DAREDEVIL #182-184; SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #81-83; and PUNISHER #1-5.

568 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2375-X

DAREDEVIL VOL. 1 HC – NEW PRINTING

Written by KEVIN SMITH, JOE QUESADA, JIMMY PALMIOTTI & DAVID MACK

Pencils by JOE QUESADA, ROB HAYNES & DAVE ROSS

Cover by JOE QUESADA

Now including corrections, additional extras and DAREDEVIL #12! Claiming her infant is humanity’s savior, a teenager entrusts her baby to Matt Murdock. Plus: The femme fatale called Echo sets her sights on Daredevil. Collects DAREDEVIL #1-15.

376 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2401-2

MARVEL POSTERS

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #100 POSTER

Art by MARK BAGLEY

24″x36″/FC …$6.99

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MARVEL PREVIEWS #37

Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic-book-sized, 104-page, glossy full-color guide to all of Marvel’s upcoming releases! Marvel Previews also includes special previews of upcoming or sold-out projects.

104 PGS./MARVEL T+…JUST $0.99!

(or FREE with a purchase of Diamond’s PREVIEWS!) IN STORES 6/21/06!

MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINES!

MARVEL ADVENTURES FLIP MAGAZINE #15

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #15

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #11

FRANKLIN RICHARDS: SON OF A GENIUS

72 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL HEROES FLIP MAGAZINE #15

NEW AVENGERS #15

YOUNG AVENGERS #2

HOUSE OF M #4 (PART 3)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #14

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #43

RUNAWAYS #8

HOUSE OF M #4 (PART 1)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #15

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #44

RUNAWAYS #9

HOUSE OF M #5 (PART 1)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL SELECT FLIP MAGAZINE #15

X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS #3

X-MEN: PHOENIX – ENDSONG #4

HOUSE OF M #4 (PART 2)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL SELECT FLIP MAGAZINE #16

X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS #4

X-MEN: PHOENIX – ENDSONG #5

HOUSE OF M #5 (PART 2)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

ULTIMATE TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #16

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #30-31

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #3 (PART 2)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINE #16

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #16

ULTIMATE X- MEN #16

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #3 (PART 1)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

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