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Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping April, 2004

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

MARVEL AGE

Welcome to the MARVEL AGE, a new imprint of "ALL AGES" titles created especially for new and young readers, but dynamic enough to captivate even long-time fans. These exciting and most-of-all, FUN titles feature some of the best Marvel stories of the last few years, as well as new, contemporary versions of some of the greatest stories from Marvel mythology. The MARVEL AGE continues this month with MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN #2, and the debut of MARVEL AGE: FANTASTIC FOUR #1, revisiting classic Marvel stories, infused with stunning new artwork featuring today's highest production values and updated scripts!

Not a new universe, not a revamping and not an Ultimate line. It's a new Age in Marvel Comics.

This month the MARVEL AGE also means affordable 5x8" FULL COLOR digest-sized collections of SPIDER-MAN and SPIDER-GIRL, and for readers ages 12 and up, SENTINEL & RUNAWAYS (all available in the trade paperback section). More new MARVEL AGE comic books and collections will follow in the coming months for boys & girls, fathers and sons and mothers and daughters of all ages - brand new to the world of comic books or life-long Marvel fans!

Plot by LEE & DITKO

Script by DANIEL QUANTZ

Pencils by MARK BROOKS

In time for SPIDER-MAN 2, revisit the very first meeting of Spidey and Doc Ock in issue #2 of this new ALL AGES series. MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN introduces new and young readers to some of the greatest legends of the Marvel Universe, with dynamic brand-new art and a contemporary sensibility.

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 5960605505-00211

Plot by LEE & KIRBY

Script by SEAN MCKEEVER

Cover & pencils by MAKATO NAKATSUKA

The NEW MARVEL AGE continues with the series that launched the first Marvel Age. Find out just who the Fantastic Four are and how they came to be in this modern ALL AGES retelling of a classic featuring new art and a new, updated script!

When nuclear plants around the globe are swallowed up by the Earth itself, it's up to the Fantastic Four to take on the source of all the mayhem - the Mole Man!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 59606 05541-00111

MARVEL KNIGHTS

Written, illustrated & CARDSTOCK cover by JOE QUESADA

Inks by Danny Miki, color by Richard Isanove

In celebration of Daredevil's 40th Anniversary! Marvel Editor-in-Chief and acclaimed writer of NYX Joe Quesada makes his long-awaited return to the drawing board after nearly four years for a very special and very personal DD tale. For the first time writing AND illustrating, DD legend Quesada crafts a mystery set during the deadliest heat wave in NYC history. A serial killer is on the loose pushing a city already past its breaking point over the edge, and Daredevil must battle the heat and fear to keep a crumbling Hell's Kitchen together… by any means necessary!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$3.50

Written by MARK MILLAR

Covers & pencils by TERRY DODSON

Superstars Mark Millar & Terry Dodson team for SPIDER-MAN's debut in an ongoing MARVEL KNIGHTS series. This action-packed, hyper-realistic tale finds Peter Parker forced to face the cruel realities that wearing the Spider-Man mask and web-shooters brings to his personal life.

Featuring a brutal confrontation between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605521-00111

Written by GREG RUCKA

Covers & pencils by DARICK ROBERTSON

"FERAL" pts. 1 & 2

Somewhere in the Canadian Wilderness lurks the one that got away - a creature even wilder than Logan. Sabretooth has located her, and he's got the scars to prove it. To bag this catch, however, he's going to need help - Wolverine's!

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR+…$2.25 (each)

Issue #13 UPC: 5960605458-01311; #14: 5960605458-01411

Written by BRUCE JONES

Covers & pencils by MIKE DEODATO Jr.

The MARVEL KNIGHTS HULK era begins with a self-contained prologue to a 4-part story arc, introducing a mysterious young man who just might hold the key to Bruce Banner - and the Hulk's - future. Then in HULK #71, the Hulk goes toe-to-toe with IRON MAN in a classic super hero showdown!

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.25 (each)

Issue #70 UPC: 5960604745-07011; #71: 5960604745-07111

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Covers & pencils by MIKE ALLRED

"X-STATIX vs. AVENGERS" pts. 1 & 2 (of 5)

Who's stronger? Who can beat whom? Well, you're about to find out! And how!! To celebrate their MARVEL KNIGHTS debut, America's favorite mutant team is about to square off against Earth's Mightiest Heroes in the rumble of the century … or at least the next four months!

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

Issue #21 UPC: 5960605332-02111; #22: 5960605332-02211

* Captain America vs. The Anarchist!

* Scarlet Witch vs. Dead Girl

* Hawkeye vs. Vivisector

* Ant-Man vs. Venus Dee Milo

* Iron Man vs. Mister Sensitive

* And the battle to end all battles: Doop vs. Thor!

4 #4

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Cover & pencils by STEVE MCNIVEN

"WOLF AT THE DOOR" pt. 4 (of 4)

The FF are still feeling the aftershocks of having had their world turned upside down - and Reed finds himself drawing strength from the memory of one of the greatest men he's ever known: his grandfather.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605524-00411

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA

Cover & pencils by STEVE MCNIVEN

"THE PINE BARRENS" pt. 1 (of 3)

Reed, Sue and Ben take Franklin and a group of his friends camping in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. Their weekend getaway takes a terrifying turn, however, when the campers realize that something otherworldly might be stalking them in the woods. Could it be the mysterious Jersey Devil?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605524-00511

Written by ROBERT RODI

Pencils by JON PROCTOR

Cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE

In this self-contained prologue to a new story arc, Elektra visits her own grave and strives to come to terms with her mysterious resurrection after having died in Daredevil's arms.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605132-03511

ELEKTRA #36

Written by ROBERT RODI

Pencils by Joe Bennett

Cover artist TBD

In PART 1 of a new story arc, a mysterious figure from Elektra's past arrives in NYC, seeking Matt Murdock's help in finding her. But what Matt doesn't realize is he may be unwittingly helping Elektra back to the grave.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605132-03611

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by ALEX MALEEV

"THE KING OF HELL's KITCHEN" pt. 4

Faced with the growing threat of the Yakuza, Matt Murdock is on the comeback trail as he teams up with some of NYC's toughest heroes to take the fight back!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960604706-05911

* Look for a brand-new DD ESSENTIALS Volume in the Graphic Novels Section!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #25

Written by ROBERT MORALES

Pencils by CHRIS BACHALO

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

"HOMELAND" concludes with a showdown over biological weapons in Cuba, while things heat up between Steve and Rebecca - and Cap faces a life-changing decision!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605153-02511

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Pencils by LEE WEEKS

Cover by GARY FRANK

Deep in the South American jungle there's a place of legend - a final refuge for the nastiest of the nasty to disappear. Now, the Punisher and Wolverine have stumbled upon it, and its residents - once targets of the Punisher - couldn't be happier …or more prepared!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605520-00211

ULTIMATE MARVEL

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & MARK MILLAR

Pencils by ADAM KUBERT

Cover by BRYAN HITCH

As the first story arc concludes, the fledgling "Fantastic Four" battle the Mole Man. Plus: Learn the fate of Victor Van Damme!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 5960605499-00511

Written by MARK MILLAR

Cover & pencils by BRYAN HITCH

One year has passed since the Chitauri invasion and much has changed inside the corridors of the Triskelion, leading to questions about Iron Man's health, Thor's "godhood" and the relationship between Cap and the Wasp(?)! ULTIMATES Volume 2 focuses on the global reaction to the team, and the burgeoning new super heroes and super-teams like the Ultimate Defenders and Ultimate Captain Britain popping up all over the world!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605504-00111

* Look for THE ULTIMATES v. 2: HOMELAND SECURITY TPB in the Graphic Novels Section!

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Covers & pencils by MARK BAGLEY

"SPIDER-MAN GOES HOLLYWOOD" pts. 3 & 4 (of 5)

The Spider-Man movie is in full-swing filming a big Spidey/Doc Ock action sequence. That is, until the REAL wall-crawler & Doctor Octopus crash the set and rumble behind the camera!

32 PGS. (each)/ALL AGES…$2.25 (each)

Issue #56 UPC: 5960605031-05611; #57: 5960605031-05711

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by DAVID FINCH

"NEW MUTANTS" pt. 5 (of 6)

The U.S. Government pulls out the BIG GUNS to deal with the mutant problem - i.e. SENTINELS!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 5960605047-04411

X-MEN

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Covers & pencils by SALVADOR LARROCA

"OF DARKEST NIGHTS" pts. 1 & 2 (of 2)

With the threat of Magneto finally at an end, Professor X sets off to Genosha to memorialize his greatest foe and oldest friend...something that doesn't sit well at all with Wolverine!

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.25 (each)

Issue #442 UPC: 5960602461-44211; #443: 5960602461-44311

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Covers & pencils by SALVADOR LARROCA

"BRIGHT NEW MOURNING" pts. 1 & 2 (of 2)

In the aftermath of Magneto's rampage upon NYC and the Xavier Institute, Cyclops & Emma find themselves at a crossroads. Should the school be rebuilt? Should they continue on as X-Men? And how will it affect their blossoming relationship?

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.25 (each)

Issue #155 UPC: 5960601772-15511; #156: 5960601772-15611

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Cover & pencils by CLAYTON HENRY

"YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME" pt. 2

Now that he's assembled the All-New, All-Different Alpha Flight squad, what's Sasquatch going to do with them? Plus: Learn the secret origins of Canada's newest supergroup!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605518-00211

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Pencils by MARK BROOKS (UDON)

Cover by ROB LIEFELD

A virus that gives people the ability to shape-shift winds up in the hands of three young anarchists. They say they want to change the world, so Cable has to stop them… but first he has to get past Deadpool!

[This is a resolicitation, all previous orders are cancelled.]

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605490-00211

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils by IGOR KORDEY

Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA

"PRISONER OF FIRE" concludes in issue #45, and then in issue #46, the stand-alone X-TREME X-MEN FINALE, a former teammate returns to the X-Men fold and the X-Treme team find themselves in a state of transition. Will a return to the Xavier Institute mean changes are in store? Old friends reunite as a new era begins...

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

Issue #45 UPC: 5960605109-04511; #46: 5960605109-04611

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Pencils by JIM CALAFIORE

Cover by MIZUKI SAKAKIBARA

"A BLINK IN TIME" pt. 3 (of 3)

The Exiles don't have time to celebrate Blink's return… because the fate of an entire world is at stake, and it's their job to save it. Who survives the ordeal?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605108-04511

Written by DAVID HINE, ROBERT KIRKMAN

Pencils by ADI GRANOV, TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

Cover by PAT LEE

DAVID HINE, writer of the upcoming new series

DISTRICT X, brings you a gritty urban tale starring BISHOP of the X-MEN! ROBERT KIRKMAN (SLEEPWALKER) spins a hyperactive yarn of teenage misadventure starring everybody's favorite mall rat, JUBILEE!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605507-00211

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Pencils by MICHAEL RYAN

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

Shape-shifting super-spy Mystique has a secret, and so does her tiny field handler, Shortpack. Will these two mutants be able to protect the skeletons in their closets AND help each other survive a death-defying mission?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605431-01311

(of 6 LS)

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Cover & pencils by

CLAUDIO CASTELLINI

Wolverine has been haunted by the loss of his memories and past his whole life! And now, the one man who can give him all he desires has stepped from the shadows - his own blood kin! But will the price be too high for the former X-Man?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605469-00411

* Look for WOLVERINE: THE END #5 in MAY!

Written by JOE QUESADA

Cover & pencils by

JOSHUA MIDDLETON

RELISTED! What if you could become anyone in the world for a day? What would you do? Who would you be? Captain America fighting alongside the Avengers? Bono during a concert in Wembley Stadium? Meet a young mutant who doesn't have to wonder. His powers let him be anyone he wants, and he isn't shy about using them!

[Solicited in Marvel Previews #5. Now onsale 4/28!]

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605456-00511

EMMA FROST #10

Written by KARL BOLLERS

Pencils by CARLO PAGULAYAN

Cover by GREG HORN

"MIND GAMES" pt. 4 (of 6)

Emma never gambled on falling in love so quickly, but now that she has, she's in deep and about to pay the ultimate price!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605432-01011

Written by NUNZIO DeFILIPPIS & CHRISTINA WEIR

Pencils by KHARY RANDOLPH

Cover by RANDY GREEN

"THE MORE THINGS CHANGE" - a special single-issue reunion story starring the ORIGINAL NEW MUTANTS: Moonstar, Cannonball, Magma, Karma, Sunspot & Wolfsbane!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605429-01311

Written by FRANK TIERI

Cover & pencils by

GEORGES JEANTY

Abandoned and ousted by the organization he helped to create, the former Director of Weapon X suddenly finds himself face-to-face with the only mutant he has ever feared...

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605372-02211

SPIDER-MAN

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Cover & pencils by DAMION SCOTT

"THE LIZARD's TALE" pt. 3 (of 3)

As Curt Connors' self-destructive behavior escalates, Spidey must try to corral his out-of-control friend. But the Lizard may force the wall-crawler to kill, rather than cure!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960605427-01311

Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils by FRANCISCO HERRERA

Cover by MIKE DEODATO Jr.

"PATTERNS" pt. 3 (of 3)

The true mastermind behind Venom's resurgence steps out of the shadows with the shocking revelation of the suit's origin.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605436-01311

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Cover & pencils by JOHN ROMITA Jr.

Concluding a 3-part arc, featuring the mysterious Ezekiel!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960604716-50711

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Cover & pencils by RON FRENZ

In "WHISPERS IN THE NIGHT," the Black Tarantula

continues his efforts to draw Spider-Girl to the dark side as she renews her hunt for the new Doctor Octopus!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99

UPC: 5960603503-07211

MARVEL HEROES

Written by JOHN JACKSON MILLER

Pencils by PHILIP TAN

Covers by ADI GRANOV

"THE DEEP END" pts. 1 & 2 (of 4)

The 2nd major story arc in Iron Man's fan-favorite new direction continues. American soldiers are mysteriously vanishing in the Middle East - and it's up to Iron Man to investigate. Tony confronts a deadly new force in Iraq - to find there's a deadlier new super-villain pulling the strings!

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

Issue #79 UPC: 5960604457-07911; #80: 5960604457-08011

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Pencils by OLIVIER COIPEL

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

"LIONHEART OF AVALON" Concludes!

As a foe from the past arises to challenge the disarrayed Avengers, a NEW CHAMPION will emerge to meet the threat, and a hero will be reborn!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960604458-08111

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA & KURT BUSIEK

Pencils by TOM GRUMMETT

Cover by BARRY KITSON

Has an Avenger infiltrated the T-Bolts' team? Do the T-Bolts have a mole of their own inside the Avengers? And which character is mad as hell and just can't take it anymore?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605509-00311

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Art by STEFANO RAFAELLE

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

"A LITTLE MURDER" pt. 1 (of 2)

When a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood deli owner is murdered, Clint Barton wants justice, leading Hawkeye on a trail of Russian mobsters, former KGB assassins, big secrets, a very old friend... and a very big surprise!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605489-00711

Written by DAN SLOTT

Pencils by JUAN BOBILLO

Cover by ADI GRANOV

In this single-issue story, "CLASS ACTION COMICS," She-Hulk's already landed a case on her first day at her new law firm. Her client is big, strong and handsome and has more super powers than you can shake a stick at. So why does he want to sue the people responsible for his "origin"?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605527-00211

Written by PRIEST

Cover & pencils by BART SEARS

"TWO AMERICAS" pt. 2 (of 4)

Hunted by the U.S. military as well as a vicious drug cartel, the Falcon is on the run in Cuba when he's captured by a mysterious, super-powered assailant. Now Captain America and guest-star the Scarlet Witch battle time and the massive hurricane ravaging the Cuban island to save him!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605511-00211

Written by AKIRA YOSHIDA

Pencils by GREG TOCCHINI

Cover by ADI GRANOV

Thor, Sif & Balder continue their quest across Asgard in search of the four mystic elements that Odin has sent them to retrieve in this Epic coming-of-age tale by celebrated manga writer Akira Yoshida!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605485-00311

Written by DAN JURGENS

Cover & pencils by SCOT EATON

"GODS & MEN" pt. 3 (of 5)

Only one can wield Mjolnir, the mighty mystic Uru hammer. Will it be Thor, or his son Magni? And must the son kill the father in order to restore peace on Earth?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960603506-07711

* Look for the THOR VISIONARIES: MIKE DEODATO Jr. TPB in the Graphic Novels Section!

Written by MARK WAID

Cover & pencils by MIKE WIERINGO

"SPIDER SENSE" pt. 1 (of 2)

The FF have a lot to answer for in the aftermath of AUTHORITATIVE ACTION ... and when you're trying to regain the trust of cynical New Yorkers, is allying with a certain misunderstood wall-crawler a wise move?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960604456-51211

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Pencils by ADRIAN ALPHONA

Cover by JO CHEN

"THE GOOD DIE YOUNG" pt. 2 (of 2)

The Runaways have learned how their parents' villainous organization began, and now they must decide how it should END. Plus: more clues as to which Runaway is actually a mole, loyal to the evil Pride!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605452-01411

Written by PETER DAVID

Pencils by AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by CHRISCROSS

"ODYSSEY" pt. 4 (of 6)

Captain Marvel continues to defend future Earth against the Shi'ar/Kree/Skrull armada. But is the cure worse than the condition?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605396-02211

Written by KARL KESEL

Pencils by PACO MEDINA

Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

In this SERIES FINALE and turning point for the Human Torch, Ben Grimm & Johnny battle the Dragon Man on the lawns of State University!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605438-01211

Written by JIM MULLANEY

Cover & pencils by KEVIN LAU

Tragedy compels Danny Rand to throw out his Iron Fist costume and abandon his old life, and he leaves NYC to seek solace in a lonely cabin in the Colorado Rockies. But nightmares of the tragedy continue to haunt him, and he's not alone... Now a terrified young girl with nightmare visions of her own needs his help.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605528-00211

Written by STACY WEISS & DAN CHARITON

Pencils by LAN MEDINA

Cover by ADI GRANOV

"REVELATION" pt. 2

Hunted by the authorities, Denise Waters grapples with her daughter's dangerous new powers. Meanwhile, the Surfer reveals his plans for the Earth's future...

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605439-00811

* Look for the SILVER SURFER v. 1 TPB in the Graphic Novels Section!

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Pencils by RON LIM

Cover by KEITH GIFFEN

In part 3 of Giffen & Lim's first story arc, Thanos makes his manipulative presence felt in the depths of the intergalactic maximum-security penitentiary Omega Core - while a Super Posse is formed by a co-op of alien races Thanos has victimized to bag him once and for all!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605488-00911

MAX

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Cover & art by RICHARD CORBEN

Legendary artist Richard Corben joins definitive PUNISHER writer Garth Ennis for Frank Castle's last stand! In a world gone mad, the Punisher just might be the sanest man on Earth. Now he's heading home, to the place it all began, and heaven help anyone who stands in his path.

56 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$4.50

UPC: 5960605522-00111

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Pencils by LEWIS LAROSA

Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

Nicky, Pittsy & Ink just cut through the Alpha team like a hot knife through butter. Now they're aiming for Frank Castle's jugular.

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605497-00511

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Cover & pencils by GARY FRANK

The world is still shaking from the titanic battle of Hyperion and Dr. Spectrum. Is Earth big enough for two such powerful beings? And who is Power Princess? Find out here!

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605457-00911

SOLICITATION CATALOG

MARVEL PREVIEWS #8

Each issue of MARVEL PREVIEWS is a comic book-sized, 96-page, glossy, full-color guide to all of Marvel's upcoming releases, along with 20-plus pages of previews from upcoming new blockbuster projects and sold-out reprints of our hottest books! It's Marvel fans' one source for advanced Marvel solicitations and preview images!

MARVEL PREVIEWS #8 features items scheduled to go on sale in JUNE 2004!

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

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

IN STORES 3/24 (Final Order Cut-off [FOC] Thursday, 3/4)

UPC: 5960605479-00811

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Cover & pencils by ADRIAN ALPHONA

All young people believe their parents are evil … but what if they really are? Meet Alex, Karolina, Gert, Chase, Molly and Nico - whose lives are about to take an unexpected turn. When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives - vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy.

Collects the critically acclaimed RUNWAWAYS #1-6 in the affordable, full color 5"x8" Digest format!

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

UPC: 5960611379-00111

Written by SEAN McKEEVER

Cover & pencils by UDON

This teen, sci-fi drama shows one contemporary teenager's struggle to find his own voice, to stand up for himself and to discover what it means to be a hero in the 21st century! Oh yeah, and it's also about a boy and his giant robot!

Collects the critically acclaimed SENTINEL #1-6 in the affordable, full color 5"x8" Digest format!

136 PGS./5"x8"/MARVEL AGE (12+)…$7.99

UPC: 5960611380-00111

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Pencils by RON FRENZ, PAT OLLIFFE

Cover by GURIHIRU

The earliest adventures of Spider-Man's daughter from the future - SPIDER-GIRL - are collected in this affordable, 5"x8" FULL COLOR digest volume. May "Mayday" Parker learns the lessons her famous father learned years before - with great power, there must also come great responsibility. A fan-favorite and great for readers of ALL AGES!

144 PGS./5"x8"/ALL AGES…$7.99

UPC: 5960611441-00111

Plot by LEE & DITKO

Script by DANIEL QUANTZ

Cover & pencils by MARK BROOKS

Meet Spider-Man and his most menacing villains - Doctor Octopus, Doctor Doom, the Vulture and the Sandman - in this new, ALL AGES, contemporary revisiting of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko's classic Spidey stories. MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN introduces new and young readers to some of the greatest stories of the legendary Marvel Universe with dynamic brand-new art and a modern flair.

128 PGS./5"x8"/ALL AGES…$7.99

UPC: 5960611439-00111

Written by JEPH LOEB

Cover & pencils by TIM SALE

Available for the first time in affordable trade paperback format - Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale present this lavish look back at a pivotal era for the Amazing Spider-Man - including the introduction of Peter's first love, Gwen Stacy; his growing relationship with Mary Jane Watson; his budding friendship with Harry Osborn; and Spider-Man's startling final battle against the Green Goblin.

144 PGS./ MARVEL PSR…$14.99

UPC: 5960611071-00111

DAREDEVIL LEGENDS VOL. 1: YELLOW

Still Available for DD's 40th Anniversary!

144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610969)

Written by MARK MILLAR

Cover & pencils by BRYAN HITCH

Still dealing with the aftermath of the Hulk's rampage through NYC, and Giant Man's shocking and vicious attack on the Wasp, the team "welcomes" new members Black Widow, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, and begins to uncover a clandestine alien infiltration of Earth decades in the making - and how it may have began during a secret mission Captain America himself presided over in the darkest days of World War II.

Collects THE ULTIMATES Vol. 1, #7-13!

200 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.99

UPC: 5960611078-00111

These ULTIMATE TPBs STILL AVAILABE!

THE ULTIMATES VOL. 1: SUPER-HUMAN TPB

160 PGS./ALL AGES…$12.99 (UPC: 5960610960)

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 5: ULTIMATE WAR TPB

112 PGS./ALL AGES…$10.99 (UPC: 5960611129)

WOLVERINE VOL. 2 COYOTE CROSSING TPB

Written by GREG RUCKA

Cover & pencils by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ

In a dusty border town on the edge of Mexico, Wolverine, the world's most dangerous - and most popular - mutant, chances upon a grisly discovery that begs for his unique brand of justice.

Collects WOLVERINE #7-11

120 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$11.99

UPC: 5960611137-00111

These WOLVERINE TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!

WOLVERINE VOL. 1: THE BROTHERHOOD TPB

by RUCKA & DARICK ROBERTSON…$12.99 (UPC: 5960611136)

DAREDEVIL VISIONARIES: FRANK MILLER VOL. 1

Written & illustrated by FRANK MILLER

NEW PRINTING!

Before the DARK KNIGHT RETURNED, before the ELEKTRA SAGA, before SIN CITY, there was THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR! Collecting Frank Miller & Klaus Janson's historic first run on Daredevil!

Collects DAREDEVIL VOL. 1 #158-161, 163-167

176 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.95 (UPC: 5960610757)

DAREDEVIL VISIONARIES: FRANK MILLER VOL. 3

Written & illustrated by FRANK MILLER

NEW PRINTING!

Concluding Frank Miller's legendary run on DD and featuring the Punisher, the Black Widow, Elektra, Stick and The Hand!

Collects DAREDEVIL VOL. 1 #183-191; WHAT IF #28, 35: BIZARRE ADVENTURES #28

272 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$24.95 (UPC: 5960610802)

These CLASSIC DD COLLECTIONS are STILL AVAILABLE!

DAREDEVIL VISIONARIES: FRANK MILLER VOL. 2…$24.95 (UPC: 5660610771)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DAREDEVIL VOL. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611257)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DAREDEVIL VOL. 2…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611265)

Written by STAN LEE

Pencils by JOHN ROMITA, GIL KANE

Cover by TODD McFARLANE

An ALL NEW classic Spider-Man collection! Before Peter Parker lost the first great love of his life Gwen Stacy, her father - a respected former NYPD police officer and trusted friend to Peter AND Spider-Man - fell to one of Spidey's greatest foes - Doctor Octopus.

Relive or read for the first time one of the definitive events in the tragic life of Spider-Man!

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #88-92

112 PGS./ALL AGES…$12.99

UPC: 5960611455-00111

These CLASSIC SPIDER-MAN COLLECTIONS STILL AVAILABLE!

SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 1: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK I TPB...$19.95 (UPC: 5960610800)

SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 2: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK II TPB...$19.99 (UPC: 5960611037)

SPIDER-MAN LEGENDS VOL. 3: TODD MCFARLANE BOOK III TPB...$24.99 (UPC: 5960611039)

SPIDER-MAN/DOCTOR OCTOPUS: NEGATIVE EXPOSURE TPB

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Pencils by STAZ JOHNSON

Cover by TONY HARRIS & TOM FEISTER

Spider-Man and longtime foe Doctor Octopus face off once again in a brutal battle of egos! But the deadly Doctor's got a secret weapon up his sleeve this time: Jeff Brasi, a staff photographer from the Daily Bugle who wants to know just how a stringer named Peter Parker always seems to get the front page. Spider-Man 2's Doc Ock takes center stage just in time for the summer '04 blockbuster sequel!

120 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99

UPC: 5960611330-00111

Written by STACY WEISS & DAN CHARITON

Pencils by MILX, LAN MEDINA

Cover by JOE JUSKO

Small children from around the globe are vanishing without a trace, and reports of the appearance of a gleaming alien figure at the time of their abductions are growing in number. For single mother Denise Walters, caring for her young autistic daughter has been the primary focus of her life - she never imagined becoming embroiled in alien abduction and mankind's possible Armageddon. But that's exactly what happens when the Silver Surfer appears in Denise's home and whisks her daughter away. As Denise delves further into her daughter's abduction, she begins unraveling the mystery of the Surfer's motives. Is his strange and alien mind plotting mankind's salvation, or its ultimate destruction?

Collects the critically acclaimed SILVER SURFER #1-6

144 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99

UPC: 5960611319-00111

THese SILVER SURFER TPBs STILL AVAILABLE!

ESSENTIAL SILVER SURFER VOL. 1 TPB (B&W)…$14.95 (UPC: 5960610271)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: SILVER SURFER VOL. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611187)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: SILVER SURFER VOL. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611177)

ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 2 TPB

Written by MARV WOLFMAN, CHRIS CLAREMONT, DAVID KRAFT

Cover & pencils by GENE COLAN, DON HECK, FRANK SPRINGER &

VIRGILIO REDONDO

Continuing the best-selling B&W collection of Marvel's classic horror title! Is Dracula dead? Allowing his hunters to think him destroyed, the Lord of the Undead lies in wait while his secret machinations split Blade, Frank Drake, Quincy Harker and Rachel Van Helsing apart - setting them up for his final attack. Guest-starring Dr. Strange and Brother Voodoo!

Collects TOMB OF DRACULA #26-49, GIANT-SIZE DRACULA #2-5, DR. STRANGE #14

592 PGS./B&W/MARVEL PSR…$16.99

UPC: 5960611461-00111

ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 1 TPB

by MARV WOLFMAN & GENE COLAN

STILL AVAILABLE!

560 PGS./B&W/MARVEL PSR…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610920)

Written by STAN LEE

Cover & pencils by GENE COLAN

In celebration of his 40th anniversary, this follow-up to last year's best-selling ESSENTIAL DAREDEVIL Vol. 1 collects some of Daredevil's greatest moments. Struggling with his dual identity and the temporary loss of his powers, DD battles a who's who of classic foes - including Stilt-Man, the Masked Marauder, the Beetle, Cobra, Mr. Hyde, the Trapster, the Exterminator, the Unholy Three and the Jester.

Guest-starring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Dr. Doom, Captain America & Thor!

Collects DAREDEVIL #26-48, ANNUAL #1, FANTASTIC FOUR #73

568 PGS./B&W/ALL AGES…$16.99

UPC: 5960611462-00111

ESSENTIAL DAREDEVIL VOL. 1 TPB

by STAN LEE & WALLY WOOD, JOHN ROMITA Sr.

STILL AVAILABLE! Collects DAREDEVIL VOL. 1 #1-25

544 PGS./B&W/ALL AGES…$14.99 (UPC: 5960610949)

X-MEN: EVOLUTION DIGEST

Written by DEVIN GRAYSON

Cover & art by UDON

STILL AVAILABLE!

Now in the popular 5"x8" DIGEST format! Based on the top-rated animated program, this debut X-MEN: EVOLUTION Digest volume collects stories that reveal the events before the television show's first episode. Featuring Storm, Wolverine, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Professor Xavier and the rest of the series' stars!

Collects X-MEN EVOLUTION #1-4

96 PGS./ALL AGES…JUST $5.99

UPC: 5960611359-00111

MARVEL MASTERWORKS LIBRARY

A BRAND-NEW VOLUME is added to the MARVEL MASTERWORKS LIBRARY!

Written by STAN LEE

Pencils by JOHN ROMITA, DON HECK, LARRY LIEBER

The first brand-new Spider-Man Masterworks volume in 12 years debuts just in time for SPIDER-MAN 2! This action-packed volume collects an "amazing" selection of Spidey tales by legends Stan Lee & John Romita Sr. Includes a four-part Doctor Octopus epic - plus appearances by the Kingpin, Ka-Zar, the Spider-Slayer, Captain Stacy and more! And an introduction by John Romita Sr. himself!

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #51-61, ANNUAL #4

304 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99

UPC: 5960611362-00111

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 6 - VARIANT EDITION

STILL AVAILABLE FOR ORDER UNTIL 2/19!

$54.99 (UPC: 5960611362-00121)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOLS. 1-5 Hardcovers STILL AVAILABLE!

$49.99 (each)

Vol. 1 UPC: 5960611256; Vol. 2: 5960611264; Vol. 3:5960611188;

Vol. 4: 5960611189; Vol. 5: 5960611190

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