TOP

Marvel Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping June, 2006

by  in Comic News Comment

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping June, 2006.

Marvel Solicitations – Last Six Months

ULTIMATE MARVEL – THE GOLD STANDARD


ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #96

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY

“MORBIUS”

It’s Morbius: The Living Vampire versus Blade: The Vampire Hunter in a no-fang-barred battle- with Spider-Man in the middle and reporter Ben Urich’s life hanging in the balance! Part 2 (of 2)

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #31

Written by Mark Millar

Pencils & Cover by Greg Land

“FRIGHTFUL”

It’s the battle for the Baxter Building as the zombified F.F. break free and wreak havoc! Meanwhile, an alien object Johnny brought back from the N-Zone begins to grow…and will soon consume every living thing on Earth. Only man on Earth can stop it-Doctor Doom! Part 2 (of 3)

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


ULTIMATES 2 #12

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by BRYAN HITCH

GRAND THEFT AMERICA

This is it! The double-sized finale! America strikes back against the Liberators, as ace artist Bryan Hitch draws every single super hero in the Ultimate Universe in combat to free the United States! Plus: the true fate of Thor, the return of the Defenders, and every major plotline from the Ultimates (since its inception) comes together at last. If ever there was a big one you should not miss…Ultimates 2 #12 is it! If you do but one thing with your life: read this comic! And don’t forget -this cataclysmic story leads straight into Ultimates 3 #1, coming soon! Part 6 (of 6).

48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99


ULTIMATE X-MEN #71

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Pencils & Cover by BEN OLIVER

“PHOENIX?”

The quest to learn if Jean Grey is, in fact, the Phoenix reaches a shattering conclusion! And the mystery surrounding the

X-Men’s newest member, the Magician, deepens-as Nick Fury starts putting the pieces together! Part 3 (of 3).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS. HULK DIRECTOR’S CUT

Written by DAMON LINDELOF

Pencils & New Sketch Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

Collecting issues #1 and #2 of the sold-out slugfest by Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof and superstar artist Leinil Francis Yu, plus a hefty helping of DVD-style extras! Bonus material includes script pages, sketches, uncolored pencil art, Lindelof’s original series pitch and a Leinil Yu cover gallery!

64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

Retailer Note: Look to Previews Plus on 3/29 for ordering information

FOC – 4/13/06 o ON-SALE 5/3/06

SPIDER-MAN


FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #9

Written by PETER DAVID

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL WIERINGO

“JUMPING THE TRACKS”

The Hobgoblin from the year 2211 returns to plague Spider-Man! The time-traveling troublemaker has tipped Spider-Man’s life upside down by resuscitating a MAJOR character from his past. Now the wall-crawler must tangle with a foe who has already bloodied his talons with the murder of future Spider-Men and plots to further ruin Peter Parker’s life. What chance does our web-slinger have to set things right-and what will be the terrible cost? Part 2 (of 3).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #27

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Penciled by ANGEL MEDINA

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

“FERAL” builds to its b lood-pounding conclusion! With the very laws of evolution breaking down around him, Spidey faces the man responsible for turning all of his foes into more prehistoric versions of themselves. But is this man…really a man? And will the combined efforts of the Iron Spider, the Black Cat, and the Puma be enough to shatter…the so-called “rock of life”? Part 5 (of 5).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


LAST PLANET STANDING #3 & 4 (OF 5)

Written by TOM DEFALCO

Pencils & Cover by PAT OLLIFFE

The sequel to the critically acclaimed LAST HERO STANDING continues–!

A major Marvel Universe character dies! The Great Elders and Comic Powers of the Universe launch a desperate attack against Galactus! The citizens of Earth are ordered to evacuate the planet! New York City is targeted for destruction! The Silver Surfer joins the fray! And the action hits overdrive as the Avengers, Spider-Girl and the Fantastic Five prepare to make their final stand!

32 PGS. (each)/All Ages …$2.99 (each)


SPIDER-GIRL #99

Written by TOM DEFALCO

Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ

While the Black Tarantula moves behind the scenes and the Scriers continue their attempts to murder her, Spider-Girl goes to war against the original Hobgoblin–’nuff said!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #7

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Pencils & Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

The Origin Thing, part 2 (of 2).

The “Dark MJ Saga” continues in this special two-part look at Spider-Man’s origin through the eyes of Mary Jane Watson! She’s turned wallowing in sorrow into an artform. But now MJ has found a kindred spirit, and his name is Spider-Man! Could this fleeting crush be the origin of a profound change

for Mary Jane’s personality?

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

ANNIHILATION


ANNIHILATION: NOVA #3 (OF 4)

Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING

Penciled by KEV WALKER

Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

GUEST STARRING QUASAR!

Escaping ahead of the overwhelming Annihilation Wave, Nova and his companions Drax and Cammi find shelter on a colony world where the population is engaged in a panicked evacuation effort. But can even the power of Quasar and an alien armada keep the innocents safe when the hostile forces roll in? Is it time for Nova to stop running and start fighting back? Or, for the sake of the Universe, is that the LAST thing he should try?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99





ANNIHILATION: RONAN #3 (OF 4)

Written by SIMON FURMAN

Penciled by JORGE LUCAS

Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

MYSTERY MASTERMIND REVEALED!

Cosmic powerhouses Ronan and Gamora get it on… big time: a truly planet-shattering conflict that will, quite literally, reshape an entire world. Don’t miss this important issue that helps redefine the cosmic map as we know it! This tragic series can only end with… Annihilation!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


ANNIHILATION: SILVER SURFER #3 (OF 4)

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Penciled by RENATO ARLEM

Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

GUEST STARRING THANOS!

GUEST STARRING GALACTUS!

Can even the combined might of the ex-heralds of Galactus stand against an all out assault by the Annihilation Wave? It gets worse. Thanos, the near omnipotent mad Titan, commands the Annihilation wave assault. It gets EVEN worse. With the heralds otherwise occupied, a shocking character moves to strike at Galactus! You don’t want to miss this one! No. Really. You don’t.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


ANNIHILATION: SUPER-SKRULL #3 (OF 4)

Written by JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH

Penciled by GREGORY TITUS

Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

SUPER-SKRULL RETURNS!

Cutting a swath of enemy carnage, Super-Skrull has built an army of alien rogues and villains united under a common goal: to frag the Annihilation Wave all the way back to the Negative Zone… but as the final battle draws close, a betrayal in the ranks may spell doom for Super-Skrull and his crusade!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

COMIC BOOKS


ALL-NEW OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE A TO Z #6

Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, MICHAEL HOSKIN, SEAN MCQUAID, RONALD BYRD, STUART VANDAL, MARK O’ENGLISH, ANTHONY FLAMINI, ERIC J. MOREELS, CHRIS BIGGS, ANTHONY FLAMINI, MIKE FICHERA, AL SJOERDSMA,

BARRY REESE, RICH GREEN, ERIC ENGLEHARD & MADISON CARTER

COVER BY KEU CHA

The Handbook from A to Z rolls on – including bios on Justice (New Universe), Ka-Zar (modern and Golden Age), Marvel UK’s Killpower, the Kree, Kylun, Livewires, Living Eraser, Living Tribunal, Loki, Looter, Gideon Mace, Machine Teen, Maelstrom, Major Mapleleaf, Malice (Nakia), Victor Mancha 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


AVENGERS AND POWER PACK ASSEMBLE! #3 (OF 4)

Written by MARC SUMERAK

Pencils & Cover by GURIHIRU

The Powers are on their way to the Big Apple… and our favorite sibling super heroes are ready to join the big leagues! But will Power Pack’s dreams of becoming the hottest new heroes on the scene be squashed by one of the greatest Avengers villains of all time? Not if Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have anything to say about it! Part 1 of a special 2-part epic!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


BLACK PANTHER #17

Written by REGINALD HUDLIN

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER

“BRIDE OF THE PANTHER”

With a super hero Civil War ready to explode in the U.S. and snakes in the Wakandan court preparing to strike, the road to the altar could not be more complicated for T’Challa and Storm. For one thing, they must plan who is coming, and you won’t believe who’s invited! Part 4 (of 5).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


CAPTAIN AMERICA #19

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING

The startling new Cap arc, “Twenty-First Century BLITZ” continues its roller coaster ride through the streets of swinging London, as the acclaimed creative team of Brubaker and Epting turn the action way up!

Cap and Union Jack have stumbled onto a new enemy that turns out to be tougher than expected, while Spitfire tries to find out what the Kronas Corp. is constructing under the city… and while all this goes on, the Winter Soldier stalks his prey!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99



ETERNALS #1 (OF 6)

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by RICK BERRY

Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

“ID”

You are thousands of years old. You have amazing powers. You have watched civilizations rise and fall– so why does no one remember any of this? Bestselling Author Neil Gaiman (Marvel: 1602, Anansi Boys, Sandman) is joined by superstar artist John Romita Jr. (Amazing Spider-Man, Wolverine) to bring you the eagerly-awaited event of 2006-ETERNALS!! Ike Harris has dreams of adventures, love affairs and betrayals, but no one involved remembers or believes him. And who is trying to kill him to keep him from talking about it?

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ETERNALS SKETCHBOOK

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Go behind the scenes on the making of a mega-hit! This essential companion to Neil Gaiman and John Romita Jr.’s ETERNALS #1 features character designs from JRJR, preliminary cover concepts from Rick Berry and top-secret bonus material from Gaiman himself!

24 PGS./Rated T+ …$1.99


FANTASTIC FOUR: FIRST FAMILY #4 (of 6)

Written by JOE CASEY

Pencils & Cover by CHRIS WESTON

More untold secrets of the FF’s earliest days revealed! See Reed move the team into the newly-built Baxter Building — and see the Thing’s less than thrilled reaction! Meanwhile, the FF’s first villain — unknown until now — finally makes his move! But will the fledgling team disintegrate before they get to confront him? Of course not, but order the book anyway…!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


DAUGHTERS OF THE DRAGON #6 (OF 6)

Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY

Pencils & Cover by KHARI EVANS & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Daughters of the Dragon concludes its entertaining blend of action, tongue in cheek comedy and kung fu drama as Misty, Colleen and Iron Fist do battle with an army of villains below the city streets of Manhattan. Will Misty get revenge for having her bionic arm chopped off? Will Ricadonna’s computer virus topple the world economy? Is Otis Danger Johnson the next Bruce Lee? All these answers and more in the chop socky finale!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


IRON MAN #9

Written by DANIEL & CHARLES KNAUF

Penciled by PATRICK ZIRCHER

Cover by ADI GRANOV

“EXECUTE PROGRAM”

Collateral damage is no object to a ruthless stranger, who continues working his way down a list of targets. A pattern is emerging, and Nick Fury wants answers. Meanwhile, tensions between Iron Man and the New Avengers ratchet up to the breaking point. Pulse-pounding action and suspense builds until the assassin is exposed! Part 3 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


DAREDEVIL #86

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by MICHAEL LARK

Cover by DAVID FINCH

“DEVIL IN CELL BLOCK D”

The opposing forces in Rykers finally explode, in an all-out war. It’s the riot in Rykers, and Matt Murdock will find himself caught between his enemies and a hard place. Will this violent take-over prevent Matt from finding the answers he seeks about Foggy’s murder, and about who’s been manipulating him from the outside? And what the hell is Punisher doing here? Part 5 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


GIANT-SIZE HULK #1

Written by PETER DAVID & GREG PAK

Penciled by JUAN SANTA CRUZ & AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by RYAN SOOK

What is the untold story of the battle between one of the strangest superhero teams in the Marvel Universe and the engine of destruction known as the Incredible Hulk? See ol’ Purple Pants go toe-to-toe with Angel, Ice-Man, Ghost Rider, The Black Widow and Hercules in a story that holds a key to Post-PLANET HULK events! By legendary Hulk scribe Peter David and Juan Santacruz.

PLUS! A PLANET HULK INTERLUDE! Bruce Banner makes his first appearance on Planet Sakaar – and battles the Hulk for his body and soul! What secret is the Hulk hiding? What terrible truth does Banner reveal? And who will triumph in this ultimate showdown? By Greg Pak and Aaron Lopresti.

Also: Re-presenting the outstanding INCREDIBLE HULK: THE END by Peter David and Dale Keown.

96 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


MARVEL TEAM-UP #21

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Penciled by ANDY KUHN

Cover by PHIL HESTER

“FREEDOM RING”

Mild mannered Curtis Doyle has come to possess a reality-altering ring crafted from a fragment of the cosmic cube. He’s taken it upon himself to become the newest hero in the Marvel Universe–FREEDOM RING. Now he finds himself face to face with Spider-Man, or at least, someone who CLAIMS to be Spider-Man. Part 2 (of 6)

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: NEIL GAIMAN/SALVADOR LARROCA

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS

Each month, the SPOTLIGHT office gets to cover a pair of Marvel’s biggest and brightest creators, and each month we wonder how we’ll ever top our last effort. Well, try this month’s Spotlight on for size: NEIL GAIMAN and SALVADOR LARROCA! Top that! On your short list of respected writers from the last couple decades of comics that have broken through to popular acceptance, you’ve got Alan Moore and…Brother Neil! This is a guy who defined a whole genre of comics with his breakout hit Sandman, has developed into a successful novelist and screenwriter, has collected 13 Eisners and a Hugo Award, and is getting ready to tackle Jack Kirby’s ETERNALS pantheon for Marvel Comics! Nahhh….we’ll have nothing to talk about with him! And what’s there to say about Salvador Larroca besides the fact that he’s one of the best artists working today? Well…lots, actually! For one thing, we wanna know why he’s so great; how he can be so prolific; and what it is that inspires the drama, power and sensuality he brings to his pages! Whether it’s the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Elektra or Spider-Man, he’s been entrusted with Marvel’s biggest characters for a reason – and SPOTLIGHT will cover his career from top to bottom, with a special focus on his current work on Peter Milligan’s X-MEN.

32 PGS./NO ADS/Rated T+ …$2.99


MOON KNIGHT #3

Written by Charlie Huston

Pencils & Cover by David Finch

“To The Bone”: One night on windswept rooftop, Moon Knight squared off against his greatest nemesis — Bushman — and something truly dreadful happened. Something Spector can’t put behind him, nor should. Something Khonshu won’t let him. You see, someone’s about to pick a fight with Marc Spector. The night is young and there’s a bad moon rising. Brace yourself for the modt brutal battle you’ve ever seen! Part 3 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


MS. MARVEL #4

Written by BRIAN REED

Penciled by ROB DE LA TORRE

Cover by FRANK CHO

GUEST STARRING DR. STRANGE!

HOUSE OF M SPIN-OFF VILLAIN RETURNS!

Carol Danvers is having one heck of a day. Half the planet’s media outlets are camped out in front of her building, a TV crew is in her living room, and the half-crazed time traveling former Sorcerer Supreme known as Warren Traveler has landed in her bedroom! Guest star Doctor Strange does his best to help Ms. Marvel in the latest pulse pounding issue!

And check out that cover by Frank Cho!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


NEW AVENGERS #20

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO

The Collective: the Conclusion!

The Avengers are face to face with a power greater than anything they have ever faced before… on the island of Genosha! Guest Stars galore as the ghosts of the House of M attack!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99



NEXTWAVE: AGENTS OF H.A.T.E. #6

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN

Dirk Anger loves you. He bought you flowers and candy. Did you get them? He HATES Nextwave, though. He’s created lots of things to kill them deader than Elvis. Much deader. Can Nextwave survive this? And more importantly, will you return Dirk Anger’s calls?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

RUNAWAYS #17

Written by BRIAN VAUGHAN

Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA

Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

The penultimate chapter of “Parental Guidance!” The evil leader of the all-new Pride executes his REAL plan, and none of the Runaways will ever be the same. Check out the continuing adventures of the book the American Library Association named one of the Top Ten Books for Young Adults for 2006!

Plus, what sinister force is behind the New Pride? Find out when this issue’s final cover is fully revealed!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SHE-HULK #9

Written by DAN SLOTT

Penciled by PAUL SMITH

Cover by GREG HORN

“My SPOILER with SPOILER”

Read SHE-HULK #8 yet? Bet you didn’t see THAT coming, didja? Wild, huh? Spiraling out of the end of last issue’s CIVIL WAR crossover, She-Hulk’s life will NEVER be the same again! Sure, OTHER books SAY that all the time. But when have WE ever said it over in the SHE-HULK book? Really. Trust us, WE’RE good for it.

So… After She-Hulk and SPOILER went and SPOILERED, it’s time to deal with the fall out! And that leads to a SPOILER with SPOILER!!! Miss this one, and you’ll be kicking yourself in the CENSORED for months!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


UNDERWORLD #5 (of 5)

Written by Frank Tieri

Penciled by Staz Johnson

Cover by Sean Scoffield

Ex-con Jackie Dio is tired of running. Ever since getting out of the coop, he’s been beaten up, chased, gassed, and shot; now, he’s aiming for revenge against the man responsible for his predicament-Mr. Pain! But in between him and closure is a gang of souped-up super-villains and the mysterious Consultant himself, whose nefarious conspiracy is finally revealed! Hold on for a twist so shocking it will have you reeling!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


THE THING #8

Written by DAN SLOTT

Penciled by KIERON DWYER

Cover by ANDREA DI VITO

Pull up a chair, true believer, you’ve just been invited to the biggest super hero poker game EVER! Everyone’s coming– from Goliath to Tigra, from the Torch to Ms. Marvel, and many more (even camera-shy fellas like Cap, Spidey, and Wolverine!). So sit in while we play a few hands and swap some tall tales about the Idol of Millions!

And if THAT doesn’t hook ya, what if we told you that this poker party is celebrating a MAJOR MARVEL MILESTONE! An event that’s taken over a decade (in Marvel time) for the Thing to reach… if he can go through with it. We’re not kidding! This’s SO big, even AUNT PETUNIA’S showing up for this one!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


SQUADRON SUPREME #4

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by GARY FRANK

Whether it’s fascist generals in Africa or insurgents in the Middle East, the newest weapon in America’s might arsenal has arrived! Hyperion! The Blur! Power Princess! Doctor Spectrum! The greatest heroes on the planet, all working together to protect you, America!

The Squadron Supreme!

Working abroad to protect America at home!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


YOUNG AVENGERS #12

Written by ALLAN HEINBERG

Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG

“FAMILY MATTERS”

As Earth once again becomes embroiled in the Kree-Skrull War, one Young Avenger is mortally wounded – while another must sacrifice his future to keep the planet from being consumed in the conflict. Not even the combined forces of the YOUNG AVENGERS and the NEW AVENGERS can stem the tide of destruction. And in the battle’s bloody aftermath, the YOUNG AVENGERS — and their relationship to their would-be mentors — are forever altered. The team’s new status quo begins here! (Part 4 of 4)

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


MARVEL MILESTONES: RAWHIDE KID & TWO-GUN KID

Written by STAN LEE

Penciled by JACK KIRBY & DON HECK

Cover by JACK KIRBY

Is the Rawhide Kid really a cold-blooded killer? Why do they fear his guns from Abiline to Tombstone? See how the Kid became an “outlaw” in RAWHIDE KID #17 (August 1960). Plus: What is the strange secret of Matt Hawk? Find out in TWO-GUN KID #60 (November 1962).

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


MARVEL ROMANCE REDUX: LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

Written by PETER DAVID, JEFF PARKER, JOE LANSDALE, KEITH GIFFEN, MIKE LEIB, PAUL DI FILIPPO

Art by JACK KIRBY, JOHN ROMITA, SR., JOHN BUSCEMA, GENE COLAN, DON HECK, VINNIE COLLETTA

Cover by GREG LAND

NOT A DECIMATION BOOK! Not Guest-starring WOLVERINE! Not the return of HAWKEYE! No, this is an EVENT UNLIKE ANY OTHER… a one-shot with today’s writers rewriting yesterday’s romance stories. Oh, AND IT’S FUNNY!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL CIVIL WAR


CIVIL WAR #2 (OF 7)

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

The super-heroes split as the CIVIL WAR heats up! Registration has become law, household names have gone rogue and a Marvel legend makes a decision that will change a life forever. Featuring the NEW AVENGERS, the FANTASTIC FOUR, the YOUNG AVENGERS and pretty much everybody else!

And, no fooling, true believer… this issue features one of the most shocking climaxes in Marvel Comics history. Miss THIS one and you might just regret it for the rest of your life!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE #1 & 2 (OF 10)

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Penciled by RAMON BACHS & STEVE LIEBER

Cover by JOHN WATSON

“Embedded” There’s a truth buried deep in the heart of every war, and reporters Sally Floyd and Ben Urich will be there, uncovering that truth in the midst of the biggest conflagration in the Marvel Universe! In the wake of the Stamford Disaster, the public cries out for Super Hero Registration. Are the costumed heroes of the Marvel Universe protectors or ticking time bombs? Find out here when Spider-Man has his say. And you won’t want to miss as one hero makes public a painful secret.

“Accused” The lone survivor of the team that caused the Stamford Tragedy has been found. But living through one of the worst superhuman disasters in history may be the worst thing that could happen, as this vilified hero is placed under arrest for the deaths of an entire town. Unfortunately, the trouble’s just beginning… Also, with the lives of Marvel’s heroes in turmoil what opportunities lie for their nemeses? Norman Osborn has a few ideas…

And, in “Civil War Correspondence,” see stories inspired by tales of war correspondence throughout history!

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




AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #533

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

“THE WAR AT HOME”

There’s no turning back now. Peter has made the most important decision of his life. As the sides square off for the looming Civil War, he’ll have to live with it. Now the big question is, what will this decision cost him? Part 2 (of 6).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


FANTASTIC FOUR #538

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by MIKE MCKONE

Cover by ADI GRANOV

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN

One member of the FF lies hospitalized, a casualty of the CIVIL WAR that’s fragmented the superhuman community! And another member of the team is secretly helping the opposition…even though the consequences will tear the first family of the Marvel Universe apart!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


NEW AVENGERS #21

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

New Avengers: Dissasembled Book 1.

You read that right! The Avengers Dissassemble!!

The Civil War is on and no book at Marvel will be more affected than NEW AVENGERS. You think Marvel would never screw with their top selling book? Wrong!! The Avengers are about to go to war over their beliefs and the shake up will shock you.

Each stand-alone issue of this storyline will be illustrated by a genuine comics superstar, and this issue marks the triumphant return of one of comic’s modern masters to the hallowed halls of Marvel Comics. Howard Chaykin, a true hero to Avengers writer Bendis, illustrates this issue told from Captain America’s unique point of view as he is forced to form a new band of hoeroes who will fight on his side of the CIVIL WAR!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


THUNDERBOLTS #103

Written by Fabian Nicieza

Pencils & Cover by Tom Grummett

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

The superhuman registration act has been signed into law — sides are being chosen — but what side do our former villains fall on?

Well… time for the T-BOLTS to kick some spandex butt!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


X-FACTOR #8

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by DENNIS CALERO

Cover by RYAN SOOK

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

Hot on the heals of both smash hits HOUSE OF M and SON OF M, QUICKSILVER returns to X-FACTOR! But is he friend or foe!? Oh, and just so you know, yes, Jamie Madrox and the regular cast of X-FACTOR do appear and they do stuff. Lots of stuff! (Layla knows stuff; X-FACTOR does stuff-get it? Got it? Good)

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


WOLVERINE #43

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

CIVIL WAR TIE-IN!

“VENDETTA”

In the aftermath of the Stamford Massacre, Logan makes it his personal mission to take down the man responsible. But someone else is hunting the same prey: a mysterious trio whose identity — and mission — will send shockwaves through the Marvel Universe in the months to come. If Logan wants dibs on his prey, then he’s going to have to go through them.

Part 2 (of 6).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MARVEL KNIGHTS


FURY: PEACEMAKER #5 (OF 6)

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON

Cover by STEVE DILLON

Fury and his small crew are trapped in a mansion, stuck babysitting captured German officers while enemy infantry closes in. To confuse matters further, their assassination target, German General Barkhorn, will need their protection if the captured Colonel Von Stehle is telling the truth about Barkhorn’s secret conspiracy to remove Adolph Hitler from power. Can the commandos trust Von Stehle? They have a difficult decision ahead of them, and at stake is the conceivable end of World War II. But Fury and his comrades had better make up their minds quickly, because there’s a tank on the front lawn and it’s about to blow them to smithereens!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.50

MARVEL ADVENTURES


MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #16

Written by ZEB WELLS

Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

Leapin’ Lizards! When Dr. Curt Connors reverts to his reptilian alter-ego Peter Parker’s the only guy who can help. But does even Spider-Man stand a chance against every reptile in New York City?

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #13

Written by JUSTIN GRAY

Penciled by JUAN SANTACRUZ

Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS

The space-faring Fantastic Four discover an amazing new planet! One race of aliens rules another on the surface of this strange world, but in space, things are not always as they appear. High adventure, super hero action and science fiction collide in this tale of a world gone bonkers!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #2

Written by Jeff Parker

Penciled by Manuel Garcia

Cover by AARON LOPRESTI

Hulk hate big-head Leader! Him try to be all green like Hulk but just have big head! And use Abom- inashu— other green guy Hulk hate! Them in for surprise, ’cause Hulk have friends too! Hulk is a REVENGER!!!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL WESTERNS



MARVEL WESTERNS: THE TWO-GUN KID

Written by DAN SLOTT

Penciled by EDUARDO BARRETO

Cover by ERIC POWELL

“TOOTH & CLAW”

A modern day adventure with SHE-HULK reminds the TWO-GUN KID of one of his most fraught-filled yarns of yesteryear! So saddle up, pards, and ride with the Wild West Avenger as he sets his sights on some rustlers, but finds himself face-to-fang with critters that are neither man nor beast! It’s a timeless twin-barreled tale a’ terror comin’ your way courtesy a’ Dan Slott and Eduardo Barreto! Plus! A classic Kirby RAWHIDE KID tale!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


MARVEL WESTERNS: OUTLAW FILES

Written by MICHAEL HOSKIN, STUART VANDAL, RONALD BYRD, JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID, MARK O’ENGLISH, ANTHONY FLAMINI & MADISON CARTER

Masked men, lawmen, dudes, owlhoots and vigilantes! From the battle of the Alamo to the dusty streets of Tombstone, the men and women of the West that was are finally unearthed in this scrapbook of memories from the personal collection of the modern-day Phantom Rider! Featuring entries on the Black Rider, Tex Dawson, Gunhawk, Kid Colt, the Masked Raider, the Outlaw Kid, the Phantom Rider, the Rawhide Kid, the Steam Rider, the Two-Gun Kid and more!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN


CABLE & DEADPOOL #29

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by LAN MEDINA

Cover by MARK BROOKS

There’s a new president in charge of Rumekistan and he has a blue glowing eye and a buncha metal on his arm… but he also has a gun to his head. Will DOMINO pull the trigger?

Meanwhile, DEADPOOL finds out that the man who jeopardized the country to begin with is still involved in Rumeki politics… it’s DP vs. CV as CITIZEN V, the spy with style, goes up against the Merc With a Mouth!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

EXILES #82

Written by TONY BEDARD

Pencils & Cover by

JAMES CALAFIORE

“WORLD TOUR: HEROES REBORN”

This is it folks! The earth-busting conclusion to the World Tour epic that has ripped through the Exiles’ lives is here! One of their own has been taken by Proteus! Is it too late to save them? It’s all been building to this! Part 2 (of 2)!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


EXILES #83

Written by TONY BEDARD

Pencils & Cover CASEY JONES

“IT’S YOUR FUNERAL” Standalone issue!

Saying good-bye is never easy. After the madness of the World Tour, the Exiles finally have some down time. But that means having to bury some of their own. In Tony Bedard’s final issue of Exiles, the team says good-bye to those that have fallen in the past and must make some very difficult choices about the future.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #15

Written by JOSS WHEDON

Pencils & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

“TORN”

Move over Astonishing X-Men…there’s a new club in town and their name is…”Hellfire.” In this issue, after secretly lying in wait for months, they make their move! Part 3 (of 6)!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


NEW EXCALIBUR #8

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

“SO WHY IS IT I’M NOT DEAD?” Part 1 (of 2)!

Dazzler died. But for some reason, it didn’t stick? How is this possible? Dazzler and the New Excalibur teams attempt to find out what has happened to her. The answer will shock you!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


NEW X-MEN #27

Written by CHRIS YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Pencils & Cover by PACO MEDINA

“CRUSADE” Part 4 (of 4)

Another New X-Man has fallen and it’s not over for the kids yet. Can they rise together to defeat Rev. Stryker and his army of mutant-haters? Pick up the book that has everyone talking!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


STORM #5 (OF 6)

Written by ERIC JEROME DICKEY

Penciled by DAVID YARDIN & LAN MEDINA

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

For Ororo and T’Challa, things are about to go from bad to worse. As the bond between them continues to grow in unforeseen ways, tensions simmer to the boiling point in the camp of the men who are hunting them. To say that the De Ruyter brothers aren’t seeing eye to eye is to put it mildly. The outcome of their power struggle will have grave repercussions for Ororo and T’Challa. True Believer, you won’t want to miss this key issue of the limited series that tells the untold love story between Marvel’s two pre-eminent Black super heroes — Storm and the Black Panther!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #474

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by ROGER CRUZ

Cover by MARK BROOKS

“THE FIRST FOURSAKEN”

It all ends here! Pyslocke and her brother fight for the fate of the universe! When fighting impossible odds, what will help the X-Men destroy something that cannot be destroyed?! Part 3 (of 3).

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99



UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by CLAY HENRY

Cover by LEINIL YU

This X-Men special features Storm as she faces the most important crossroads of her life! How does she react to T’Challa’s proposal of marriage? How will it affect her role with the X-Men? Will she be able to lead two different lives at the same time. This leads into next month’s BLACK PANTHER / STORM WEDDING!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99


X-MEN FAIRY TALES #2 (OF 4)

Written by C. B. CEBULSKI

Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER

A re-imagining of the tragic origin of Professor Xavier and Magneto! In the ancient African tale, “The Friendship of the Tortoise and the Eagle,” dangerous circumstances cause two pals to take violently different life paths. This tale of friendship and fate is masterfully illustrated by Eisner Award-winning comics legend Kyle Baker (Why I Hate Saturn, Captain America: The Truth, Plastic Man)!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99


X-MEN: THE END – MEN AND X-MEN #6 (of 6)

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by SEAN CHEN

Cover by GENE HA

The long-awaited climax! Who lives, who dies, who changes-and why, after the conclusion of this adventure, is there no longer a need for X-Men?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


X-MEN #187

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

In the aftermath of “Blood of Apocalypse”, the X-Men are left to pick up the pieces of the world that En Sabah Nur has shattered. Plus, the mystery of Apocalypse’s fate deepens while one of his Horsemen makes a life-or-death decision.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS


WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #3

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by JOE QUESADA

“BORN IN BLOOD”

The new ongoing series continues as Logan’s quest for revenge takes him deep into the jungles of Vietnam where he must face one of the more formidable ghosts of his past-the psychotic super-soldier, Nuke! How can Logan, a man who has committed innumerable acts of atrocity, hold Nuke responsible for his actions? Then again, with Nuke raising the body count by the minute, how can he not? Logan already has plenty of innocent blood on his hands-is he willing to spill more in order to get what he wants? Part 3 (of 5).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MAX COMICS


PUNISHER #34

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Penciled by GORAN PARLOV

Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

“BARRACUDA”

Frank Castle has definitely seen better days. Beaten to within an inch of his life, then handcuffed and tossed into the Deep Blue Sea, he’s got a Great White bearing down on him. If he’s going to survive, he’s going to have to think quick. And then he’s got to worry about who’s waiting for him on the surface: The Barracuda. And he can’t wait for Round Two. Part 4 (of 6).

32 PGS./MAX – Explicit Content …$2.99


HAUNT OF HORROR: EDGAR ALLAN POE #2 (OF 3)

Written by Richard Corben & RICH MARGOPOULOS

Pencils & Cover by Richard Corben

What scares you? Serial killers? Vampires? Earthquakes? Extreme sports? The dentist? Horror comics legend Richard Corben (Creepy, Eerie) and long-time collaborator Rich Margopoulos leave no gravestone unturned in this 3-issue limited series that offers wicked spins on the classic poems of Edgar Allen Poe. Each issue features three adaptations — lovingly rendered in B&W with gray tones as only Corben can do it — along with the full text of Poe’s poem for comparison. In issue #2: “Tell-Tale Heart”… “Spirits of the Dead”…”Eulalie”…and “The Lake.”

32 PGS./MAX – Explicit Content /B&W…$3.99

MARVEL HARDCOVERS


ETERNALS BY JACK KIRBY HC

Written by JACK KIRBY

Penciled by JACK KIRBY

Cover by JACK KIRBY

“The Gods Are Coming Back!” Jack Kirby reveals a secret history of heroes and horrors as humanity’s cousins, the Eternals and the Deviants, vie to inherit the Earth! It’s a time of Titans, Terror and Time Travel – as only the King could conceive! Guest-starring the Incredible Hulk (or at least an unreasoning facsimile thereof)! Collects ETERNALS #1-19 and ANNUAL #1.

392 PGS./All Ages …$75.00

ISBN: 0-7851-2205-2

Trim Size: Oversize


GHOST RIDER: ROAD TO DAMNATION PREMIERE HC

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Penciled by CLAYTON CRAIN

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Stunning art and a story that only Garth Ennis could tell! He’s paying the price for his deal with the Devil – is the Ghost Rider condemned to ride the highways of Hell for all eternity? His saving grace could be in the form of an unlikely ally: an industrious angel with a deal that would free Ghost Rider once and for all! Collects GHOST RIDER #1-6.

144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1592-7

Trim Size: Standard


X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS PREMIERE HC

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Cover by MARC SILVESTRI

What happens when the skeletons in your closet finally break down the door and come looking for you? The X-Men are about to find out! In the wake of the tragic events of HOUSE OF M, the mutant community is in turmoil, and the X-Men are bearing the brunt of this New World Order. Amid the chaos, a new enemy awakens, one whose very existence will haunt the founding members of the X-Men like nothing has before. Who is this new threat? How is he tied to Professor X’s darkest secret? Cyclops, Wolverine and the others must find out soon, before they and those closest to them go mad! X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, by Wizard Top Ten creators Ed Brubaker and Trevor Hairsine, is a mysterious blend of horror and super-heroics, as well as a celebration of the 30th anniversary of GIANT SIZE X-MEN #1, that will have X-Men fans talking for years to come! Collects X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS #1-6, plus backup stories!

200 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1961-2

Trim Size: Standard


BEST OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5 HC

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by MIKE DEODATO JR. & MARK BROOKS

Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.

This deluxe hardcover collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 9: SKIN DEEP and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 10: NEW AVENGERS, plus extras. In SKIN DEEP, Peter Parker must confront a former classmate who – like himself – was granted amazing powers during a science experiment gone awry. But why does he blame Peter for the laboratory mishap, and just how far will he take his quest for vengeance? And in NEW AVENGERS, Trump Tower has nothing on Spider-Man! Spinning out of the pages of New Avengers, you won’t believe what the fickle hand of fate has in store for Peter Parker, Mary Jane and Aunt May! But even as Peter and his family adjust to their great new pad and cool new clique, the hordes of Hydra make a final push to take over the United States! Will the web-head and the New Avengers stop the revitalized Hydra from bringing America to its knees? And if so, at what cost? Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #515-524.

248 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2128-5

Trim Size: Oversize

These BEST OF SPIDER-MAN HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!

BEST OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0900-5)

BEST OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1100-X)

BEST OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1339-8)

BEST OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1827-6)



MARVEL MASTERWORKS: RAWHIDE KID VOL. 1

Written by STAN LEE

Penciled by JACK KIRBY, DON HECK, DICK AYERS & PAUL REINMAN

Cover by JACK KIRBY

Saddle up, buckaroos! It’s time for the Marvel Masterworks to tame the wild, wild West with the one and only Rawhide Kid! Back before Stan “The Man” and “King” Kirby spun stories of sensational super heroes, they told the tale of a young man who bore two Colt six-shooters and his mission to bring law to the American frontier. After his Uncle Ben Bart was killed at the hands of outlaws, Johnny Bart made it his personal mission to bring justice to the town of Rawhide.

Packed full of shootouts and showdowns, renegades and rustlers, guns and girls galore, these Western yarns will be sure to please you in the Mighty Marvel Manner! We guarantee you won’t be able to hold on to your ten-gallon hat when you read the tale of the Terrible Totem, the Kid’s battle against the bank robbing Bat, and the war with Wolf Waco! Lasso your copy today, True Believer!

Collecting RAWHIDE KID #17-25.

248 PGS./All Ages …$49.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2117-X

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: RAWHIDE KID VOL. 1 – VARIANT EDITION VOL. 63

248 PGS./ All Ages …$54.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2118-8


DAREDEVIL VOL. 5 HC

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by ALEX MALEEV

Cover by ALEX MALEEV

This deluxe hardcover collects DAREDEVIL VOL. 11: GOLDEN AGE and DAREDEVIL VOL. 12: DECALOGUE, plus extras. IN GOLDEN AGE, follow Matt Murdock through a story that literally spans the entire history of the Marvel Universe! Who was the Kingpin before the Kingpin, and what was his relationship to Matt? Find out right here, courtesy of the multi-award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev! And in DECALOGUE, the wait is over! Exactly what happened during Daredevil’s year-long reign as the new Kingpin? His historic cleaning of Hell’s Kitchen will finally be revealed in bloody detail. Framed around the Ten Commandments, this epic story is like nothing you’ve seen before! Collects DAREDEVIL #66-75.

256 PGS./Rated T+…$29.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2110-2

Trim Size: Oversize

These DAREDEVIL HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!

DAREDEVIL VOL. 1…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1015-1)

DAREDEVIL VOL. 2…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-0926-9)

DAREDEVIL VOL. 3…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1106-9)

DAREDEVIL VOL. 4…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1342-8)

MARVEL DIGESTS


SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 6: TOO MANY SPIDERS! DIGEST

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE & RON FRENZ

Cover by PAT OLLIFFE

Sworn to follow in her father’s web tracks, May “Mayday” Parker’s got a lot on her plate – but an upstart imitator wants to help himself to her heritage! Who is the new Spider-Man and what role will he play in Spider-Girl’s reality? Guest-starring the Avengers of A-Next – with looks into the legacies of the FF, the X-Men and the New Warriors! Collects SPIDER-GIRL #28-33.

144 PGS./All Ages …$7.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2156-0

These SPIDER-GIRL DIGESTS STILL AVAILABLE!

SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 1: LEGACY…$7.99

(ISBN: 0-7851-1441-6)

SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 2: LIKE FATHER,

LIKE DAUGHTER…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1657-5)

SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 3:

AVENGING ALLIES…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1658-3)

SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 4:

TURNING POINT…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1871-3)

SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 5: ENDGAME DIGEST…$7.99

(ISBN: 0-7851-2034-3)


MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3: DOOM WITH A VIEW DIGEST

Written by SEAN McKEEVER

Penciled by MIKE NORTON

Cover by MIKE NORTON

Rising-star artist Mike Norton joins his GRAVITY cohort, Eisner Award-winning writer Sean McKeever, for the all-new, all-ages, all-action fun! Guest-starring Doctor Doom and the Fantastic Four! Collects MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #9-12.

96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2000-9

These MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN

DIGESTS STILL AVAILABLE!

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1:

THE SINISTER SIX…$6.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1739-3)

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2:

POWER STRUGGLE…$6.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1903-5)

MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS

UNCANNY X-MEN – THE NEW AGE VOL. 4: END OF GREYS TPB

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO & BILLY TAN

Cover by BILLY TAN

In the wake of HOUSE OF M, Marvel Girl’s emotions are heating up! Faced with a future she thought was destroyed, Rachel Grey will find out just what she’s really made of when her entire family is placed on the intergalactic wanted list! Now, the X-Men are the only thing that stands between the Greys and their extraterrestrial executioners! Collects UNCANNY X-MEN #466-471.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1664-8

These UNCANNY X-MEN – THE NEW AGE TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!

UNCANNY X-MEN – THE NEW AGE VOL. 1: THE END OF HISTORY…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1535-8)

UNCANNY X-MEN – THE NEW AGE VOL. 2: THE CRUELEST CUT…$11.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1645-1)

UNCANNY X-MEN – THE NEW AGE VOL. 3: ON ICE …$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1649-4)


DECIMATION: GENERATION M TPB

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Penciled by ROMAN BACHS

Cover by STUART IMMONEN

House of M has changed the world forever. Now, from the ashes of this cataclysmic event comes a new generation…GENERATION M. Find out exactly HOW things have changed as a group of mutants brought together by this common tragedy must fight together for a better tomorrow. Collects GENERATION M #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1958-2

CHAMPIONS CLASSIC VOL. 1 TPB

Written by TONY ISABELLA, BILL MANTLO & CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by DON HECK, GEORGE TUSKA, VINCE COLLETTA, BOB HALL & JOHN BYRNE

Cover by GIL KANE

Okay, a god, a demon, a spy and two mutants walk into… resulting in some of the strangest scenarios of the ’70s! It’s gods vs. heroes in the City of Angels! With mad scientists, Russian super-spies, and guest-stars from Marvel’s western and horror eras! Plus: the secrets of the Black Widow! Featuring Hawkeye! Collects CHAMPIONS #1-11.

208 PGS./ Rated A …$19.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2097-1


MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: WOLVERINE VOL. 3 TPB

Written by ROB LIEFELD, FABIAN NICIEZA & MICHAEL HIGGINS

Penciled by ROB LIEFELD & DAVE ROSS

Cover by DALE KEOWN

A murderous mutant is loose, forcing Wolverine to face a feral former teammate whose descent into death could be his own! Plus: the clawed Canadian gets another rematch with the Incredible Hulk! Featuring the return of a long-forgotten X-Man! Collects MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #51-61.

112 PGS./Rated T+ …$12.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2065-3

These MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS WOLVERINE TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!

MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: WOLVERINE VOL. 1…$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1826-8)

MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: WOLVERINE VOL. 2 …$12.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1883-7)

FANTASTIC FOUR BY J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI VOL. 1 TPB

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by MIKE McKONE

Cover by MIKE McKONE

A covert government task force has presented Reed Richards with shocking news: After years of exhaustive research, the mystery behind the Fantastic Four’s powers has finally been discovered. With Reed’s help, these scientists hope to recreate his original space flight – creating dozens, if not hundreds, of new superhumans in the process. Reed cautiously agrees to assist the group, but what are the hidden risks involved in the experiment that may be deadly to all involved? Collects FANTASTIC FOUR #527-532.

144 PGS./Rated A …$14.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1716-4

SHE-HULK VOL. 3: TIME TRIALS TPB

Written by DAN SLOTT

Penciled by JUAN BOBILLO with PAUL PELLETIER, SCOTT KOLINS, MIKE VOSBURN, AMANDA CONNER, RON FRENZ, MIKE MAYHEW, DON SIMPSON, LEE WEEKS, ERIC POWELL & TOM GRUMMETT

Cover by GREG HORN

Join She-Hulk as she deals with the bizarre legal problems of the Marvel Universe! Strange twists, exciting adventures and lots of guest-stars! See why Aint it Cool News says, “She-Hulk is the best comic Marvel publishes today.” And She-Hulk isn’t the only one returning. Get ready, True Believer! Hawkeye’s back! We kid you not! So why is Clint Barton giving Jen Walters such a hard time? And how is his fate tied in to She-Hulk’s latest case? Featuring guest appearances by the New Avengers and Cassie Lang (Stature from YOUNG AVENGERS). Collects SHE-HULK (2005) #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated A …$14.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1795-4

These SHE-HULK TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!

SHE-HULK VOL. 1: SINGLE GREEN FEMALE…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1443-2)

SHE-HULK VOL. 2: SUPERHUMAN LAW …$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1570-6)

MARVEL TEAM-UP VOL. 3: LEAGUE OF LOSERS TPB

Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN

Penciled by CORY WALKER & PACO MEDINA

Cover by CORY WALKER

The heroes of the Marvel Universe are no more. Spider-Man? Wolverine? Captain America? Iron Man? Gone – but the people of the world still need saving; they still need heroes. Make way for The League of Losers! Plus: The team-up you thought you’d never see! Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker’s Invincible bounces over to the Marvel Universe for a visit! Collects MARVEL TEAM-UP #14-18.

120 PGS./Rated A …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1946-9

INVINCIBLE is TM and © Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker

These MARVEL TEAM-UP TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!

MARVEL TEAM-UP VOL. 1: THE GOLDEN CHILD TRADE…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1595-1)

MARVEL TEAM-UP VOL. 2: MASTER OF THE RING…$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1596-X)

FANTASTIC FOUR/IRON MAN: BIG IN JAPAN TPB

Written by ZEB WELLS

Penciled by SETH FISHER

Cover by SETH FISHER

Mass panic has struck the streets of Tokyo! The media has initiated round-the-clock coverage. Uncontrollable crowds are choking the streets, and kaiju hysteria has gripped the island of Japan for the first time in 50 years! Because the Fantastic Four, the world’s first super-hero big-monster battling squad, and playboy industrialist Tony Stark have descended on the Land of the Rising Sun! Zeb Wells (NEW WARRIORS, SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS: YEAR ONE) and Seth Fisher (Green Lantern: Willworld, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight) bring you a manic fusion of Marvel super heroes with Japanese pop culture that proves why the FF and Iron Man are big in Japan! It’s an all-out romp with big monsters a-go-go as Droom, Giganto and Eerok, the giant ape — along with hundreds of manic ’50s Marvel monsters — trample Tokyo’s first-ever Kaiju Museum and Celebration! Collects FANTASTIC FOUR/IRON MAN: BIG IN JAPAN #1-4, plus the Seth Fisher-illustrated story from SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #8.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$12.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1776-8

INFINITY GAUNTLET TPB – NEW PRINTING!

Written by JIM STARLIN

Pencils by GEORGE PÉREZ & RON LIM

Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ

For the dark Titan, Thanos, the Infinity Gauntlet was the Holy Grail, the ultimate prize to be coveted above all else. With it came omnipotence: the absolute control of all aspects of time, space, power, reality, the mind and the soul. The gaining of supreme might meant the beginning of a black nightmare for the entire universe. Now, on the edge of Armageddon and led by the mysterious Adam Warlock, Earth’s super heroes join in a desperate attempt to thwart this nihilistic god’s insane plunge into galactic self-destruction. Should the heroes fail, the astral gods of the universe wait to step into the fray. But in such an awesome cosmic conflict will anyone prevail? Will anyone survive?

256 PGS./ Rated T+ …$24.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2349-0

SUPREME POWER: NIGHTHAWK TPB

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by TERRY DODSON

As a boy, Kyle Richmond – the man who would one day become Nighthawk – witnessed the senseless murder of his parents. There was no reason for their deaths, no provocation – they were just simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. It was a traumatic event that has left him scarred for life – and turned him into a hero more feared than the criminals he polices. Now, it’s happening again… but on a much larger scale. The people of Chicago – men, women and children – are dying in the streets, victims of a monster whose thirst for slaughter cannot be quenched, whose soul is a bottomless void and whose scars run even deeper than Nighthawk’s. Long ago, Kyle Richmond looked into the face of madness – now, it’s looking back at him. And it’s flashing a killer smile. Collects SUPREME POWER: NIGHTHAWK #1-6.

144 PGS./Explicit Content …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1897-7

PUNISHER VS. BULLSEYE TPB

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.

Alphonse Patrillo’s a rare breed: a mob boss who looked down the barrel of the Punisher’s rifle and lived to tell about it. Ever since that day, he’s taken pains – great pains – to stay under the Punisher’s radar while he schemed his revenge. Now, Uncle Fonzie has got a plan: He’s going to fight fire with fire. Who do you hire to take out a relentless psychopath like the Punisher? An even more relentless psychopath. And this guy, well, let’s just say he never misses. Wall-to-wall action by the creative team behind BULLSEYE’S GREATEST HITS and SUPREME POWER: NIGHTHAWK: Daniel Way and Steve Dillon. Collects PUNISHER VS. BULLSEYE #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$13.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1735-0

BULLSEYE: GREATEST HITS TPB STILL AVAILABLE!

$13.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1512-9)


ESSENTIAL SAVAGE SHE-HULK VOL. 1 TPB

Written by STAN LEE & DAVID ANTHONY KRAFT

Penciled by JOHN BUSCEMA & MIKE VOSBURG

Cover by JOHN BUSCEMA

She’s been an FF member, an Avenger and the sharpest attorney in the superhuman halls of justice! Now, see her savage starting point in this complete compilation of her first series! Jennifer Walters takes her first thundering steps into stardom against mobsters, monsters and a super-villain who’s his own best team lineup! Featuring the Man-Thing, the Man-Wolf and the Man-Elephant! Guest-starring members of the Defenders! Collects SAVAGE SHE-HULK #1-25.

552 PGS./All Ages …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2335-0


ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 5 TPB

Written by STAN LEE

Penciled by JACK KIRBY, JOHN ROMITA, JOHN BUSCEMA

Cover by JACK KIRBY

Lee and Kirby spin the classics with characters and concepts that remain among Marvel’s mainstays today! After being lorded over in Latveria by Doctor Doom, the FF face a new level of grudge match when the Thing is tapped for the fighting arena of gangster Skrulls! Featuring the enigmatic Inhumans, the Frightful Four, the Mad Thinker and other enduring opponents! Guest-starring Magneto and the Sub-Mariner! Plus: classic invasions from under the earth and under the sea!

Collects FANTASTIC FOUR #84-110 and ANNUAL #7-8.

568 PGS./All Ages …$16.99

ISBN: 0-7851-2162-5

These ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1828-4)

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 2…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0731-2)

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 3…$14.95 (ISBN: 0-7851-0782-7)

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 4…$16.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1484-X)

MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINES

MARVEL ADVENTURES FLIP MAGAZINE #13

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #13

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Pencils & Cover by MIKE NORTON

X-MEN AND POWER PACK #3

Written by MARC SUMERAK

Pencils & Cover by GURIHIRU

FRANKLIN RICHARDS: SON OF A GENIUS

Written by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS &

MARC SUMERAK

Penciled by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS

72 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL HEROES FLIP MAGAZINE #13

NEW AVENGERS #13

CAPTAIN AMERICA #14

HOUSE OF M #2 (Part 3)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

ULTIMATE TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #13

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #24 & 25

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #1 (Part 4)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

*note: ON-SALE DATE 5/31/06 – FOC 5/11/06

MARVEL TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #12

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #41

RUNAWAYS #6

HOUSE OF M #1 (Part 1)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINE #13

ULTIMATE X-MEN #13

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #13

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #1 (Part 3)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

*note: ON-SALE DATE 5/31/06 – FOC 5/11/06

MARVEL SELECT FLIP MAGAZINE #13

X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS #1

X-MEN: PHOENIX – ENDSONG #2

HOUSE OF M #2 (Part 2)

72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

ULTIMATE TALES FLIP MAGAZINE #14

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #26 & 27

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #2 (Part 1)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL FLIP MAGAZINE #14

ULTIMATE X-MEN #14

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #14

ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #2 (Part 2)

72 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

Marvel Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping June, 2006
By: