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Marvel Comics Solicitations for product shipping October, 2003

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping October, 2003. Note that these solicitations were released late last week, but our coverage of Comic-Con International got in the way of our chance to post them. We present them now for those who missed them and for archive purposes.

** ALL titles are Full Color (FC) unless otherwise noted.

*** "MARVEL PSR" = "Parental Supervision Recommended"

SPIDER-MAN

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA Jr. & JOHN ROMITA Sr.!

Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

Two generations of the greatest Spider-Man artists of all time mark a milestone!

It's Peter Parker's birthday … but how do you throw a surprise party for someone with a Spider-sense? Someone figures out how and Spidey spends his special day looking back at his career and EVERY villain he's faced over those years … against his will!

A special story for Spidey fans new & old!

48 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$3.50 (note price & page count)

UPC: 5960604716-50011

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by MARK BAGLEY

"UNFAIR" pts. 1 & 2 (of 6)

The Kingpin of Crime is back - and he's got vengeance on his mind, commanding the entire Underworld to find out who Spider-Man really is - at all costs! And the Enforcers are only too happy to take him up on his demand.

32 PGS.(each)/ALL AGES…$2.25 (each)

Issue #47 UPC: 5960605031-04711

Issue #48 UPC: 5960605031-04811

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

The Six has escaped their S.H.I.E.L.D. holding pen, and the outlines of Norman Osborn's horrific scheme become apparent. The Ultimates line up against them! But where is Ultimate Spidey?

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 5960605466-00311

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Penciled by STAZ JOHNSON

Cover by TONY HARRIS

Spider-Man and Doctor Octopus face off in a brutal battle of egos! But Doc'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...

32 PGS./ ./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605481-00111

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Cover & pencils by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Eddie Brock is dying. His cancer has caught up to him and Venom has finally lost his ideal host. As Spidey tries to understand why Eddie has hated him all these years, he's forced to make an ultimate decision... Should Spidey save Eddie's life - allowing Venom to live?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960605427-00511

Written by TOM DEFALCO

Cover & pencils by RON FRENZ

"MARKED FOR DEATH!" pt. 5 (of 6)

Mayday is forced into a battle against the mysterious foes that have already killed one cast member! With the body count on the rise, Spider-Girl is not pulling any punches!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99

UPC: 5960603503-06511

Written by BRUCE JONES

Art by SEAN PHILLIPS & KLAUS JANSON

Cover by TONY HARRIS

The stakes in New York's mob war are raised as Wilson Fisk's former lieutenant, Rocko, begins a brutal revenge campaign against his old boss.

With control of the 5 Boroughs at stake, how will Fisk rise to power when the Five Families and a former lieutenant want to see him dead?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50

UPC: 5960605435-00511

X-MEN

Written by JOE QUESADA

Cover & pencils by JOSH MIDDLETON

Say hello to a pack of New York City gutterpunks, the likes of which the Marvel Universe has never seen!

The X-Men's dream has always been one of creating hope from despair - in a young mutant's darkest hour Charles Xavier will always be just around the corner, ready with open arms and a helping hand. But Xavier can't be everywhere at once. What becomes of a group of young mutants that have to rely on themselves for everything from food to shelter to love? Wayward angels with dirty faces who, instead of preparing for Magneto's next big assault, must learn to survive in the cold, harsh world of the city that never sleeps.

Marvel's own Joe Quesada and superstar-in-waiting Josh Middleton bring the world of the X-Men to the streets, and the struggle for survival has never been more uncertain…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605456-00111

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by DAVID FINCH

"BLOCKBUSTER" pt. 5 (of 6)

A wounded Wolverine is taken to the X-Mansion to prevent further attacks from his unknown assailants. Probing deep into Logan's mind to try and uncover clues to the source of the attack, Professor Xavier picks up on one strong image … of something called Weapon X!

32 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.25

UPC: 5960605047-03811

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE X-MEN #34-35

Still Available! Collects the first two sold-out chapters of the best-selling "BLOCKBUSTER"!

48 PGS./ALL AGES…$2.99 (UPC: 59606 05248 01711)

X-STATIX #15

Written by Peter Milligan

Covers & pencils by Mike Allred

"Back From the Dead" pt. 3 (of 5)

A resurrected Princess is back from the dead and on her comeback tour - and driving the X-Statix crazy! Can the fame-hungry team of super-mutants take a backseat her white-hot celebrity - especially when she becomes team leader? Writer Peter Milligan constructs a poignant and intelligent allegory for life as a celebrity.

32 pgs./Marvel PSR...$2.99

UPC: 5960605332-01511

Written by GREG RUCKA

Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON

Cover by ESAD RIBIC

"SO, THIS PRIEST WALKS INTO A BAR…"

A self-contained issue featuring NIGHTCRAWLER!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960605458-00611

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Cover & pencils by PHIL JIMENEZ

"PLANET X" pt. 3 (of 5)

The shocking mystery threat revealed in issue #146 continues to take its toll upon Professor Xavier and the X-Men. With the team broken and disbanded, are their chances for survival dwindling?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960601772-14811

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Cover & pencils by PHILIP TAN

"THE DRACO" pt. 4 (of 6)

Nightcrawler takes one step closer to discovering the true origins of his family...

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960602461-43211

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils by IGOR KORDEY

Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA

"INTIFADA" pt. 2 & 3 (of 5)

As the X-Treme team gets closer to the heart of Intifada, they realize that there is more to this mutant dilemma than they previously thought! Plus, a surprise guest star!

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

Issue #32 UPC: 5960605109-03211

Issue #33 UPC: 5960605109-03311

Written by CHRISTINA WEIR & NUNZIO DEFILLIPIS

Penciled by KERON GRANT

Cover by JOSH MIDDLETON

In the ultimate showdown with the Reavers, the New Mutants put their powers to the test and discover a potential new teammate. But when the kids encounter a danger from within, will they band together to become a team or will they be overwhelmed by a power that is too dark and great to handle?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50

UPC: 5960605429-00611

Written by FRANK TIERI

Cover & pencils by GEORGES JEANTY

This stand-alone story features the return of Mister Sinister! 'Nuff Said!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605372-01411

WEAPON X #15

Written by FRANK TIERI

Cover & pencils by GEORGES JEANTY

An X-MAN joins the WEAPON X team in this start of a new story arc!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605372-01511

Written by JUDD WINNICK

Covers & pencils by CLAYTON HENRY

"FANTASTIC VOYAGE" pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)

The Exiles encounter an alternate world version of the Fantastic Four! But a startling secret at the heart of this FF may mean devastation for our heroes!

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

Issue #35 UPC: 5960605108-03511

Issue #36 UPC: 5960605108-03611

Written by KARL BOLLERS

Penciled by RANDY GREEN

Cover by GREG HORN

"HIGHER LEARNING" pt. 4 (of 6)

Vacationing with her family in Peru, young Emma Frost discovers her newfound mutant powers aren't the only secret that her family is keeping! The perils and thrills of being a mutant set in as Emma slowly blossoms into the dangerous and seductive X-Man of today!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.50

UPC: 5960605432-00411

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Cover & pencils by UDON

FINAL ISSUE!

It's the end of the road for AGENT X (yeah, we know … but for real this time) ... but could that ending mean a new beginning for the long-lost merc known as Deadpool? And what will be the final fate of the man named Alex Hayden?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605367-01511

MARVEL HEROES

IRON MAN #73

Written by JOHN JACKSON MILLER

Penciled by JORGE LUCAS

Painted cover by JOE JUSKO

"THE BEST DEFENSE" pt. 1 (of 6)

The new regular creative team of John Jackson Miller and MYSTIQUE's Jorge Lucas debut!

Tony Stark gave up building weapons for the U.S. Military years ago, but tired of missiles that miss their targets and planes that ARE easy targets, the government wants him back. But Tony sets one shocking condition: that he be named Secretary of Defense of the United States! Why does Tony want the job and what does this mean for his armored alter ego? And is this the start of a new ARMOR WAR? Find out in this launch of a new Tom Clancy-esque, techno-thriller IRON MAN era!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960604457-07311

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by STEFANO RAFAELLE

Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

"THE HIGH, HARD SHAFT" pt. 1

From carnival roustabout to petty thief to troublemaking hero, one thing about ex-Avenger and Thunderbolt Clint Barton has never changed: he's a sucker for a lost cause. His travels in search of the world's best chili take Hawkeye out of spandex and into the real world problems of real world losers.

Call HAWKEYE the ongoing series, "hard-boiled fiction with an adrenaline kick" - Elmore Leonard meets John Woo! Exotic locations, offbeat characters, sleazy morals and sleazier motives … and a hero who's not afraid to get his hands dirty...

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605489-00111

Written, penciled & cover by JIM STARLIN

The most powerful, enigmatic villain in the Marvel Universe takes center stage in a galaxy-spanning new ongoing series by his creator, JIM STARLIN (MARVEL UNIVERSE: THE END).

He's held ultimate power in his hands, only to see it all slip away time and again. His attempts at conquest and destruction have all been thwarted. So what inner demons drive the mad Titan known as Thanos towards his goals … and what hidden desires pull at his heart and mind now?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605488-00111

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Covers & pencils by SCOTT KOLINS

"SEARCH FOR SHE-HULK" pts. 2 & 3 (of 4)

While the Avengers continue to search the globe for her, Jennifer Walters seeks the one person on Earth who can help control her transformations. Featuring the return of the most demanded Avenger of all!

32 PGS.(each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.25 (each)

Issue #73 UPC: 5960604458-07311

Issue #74 UPC: 5960604458-07411

Written by MARK WAID

Pencils by HOWARD PORTER

Cover by TONY HARRIS & TOM FEISTER

"AUTHORITATIVE ACTION" pt. 3 (of 6)

As American forces mass on the border of Latveria, the Fantastic Four are named traitors to the United States!

32 PGS. /MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960604456-50511

Written by DAN JURGENS

Cover & pencils by SCOT EATON

"THE REIGNING" pt. 2

A character from the present is thrust into the future. What will he make of the world Thor has constructed from the ruins of Earth and Asgard … and how will his presence change the balance of power?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960603506-07011

Written by BRUCE JONES

Cover & pencils by MIKE DEODATO

"SPLIT DECISIONS" pt. 3 (of 6)

As Bruce Banner flees New York City to the desert home of his former lover and colleague Nadia Blonsky, Home Base unleashes yet another sinister plan to destroy The Hulk! Beware Operation Krill!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960604745-06211

Written by ROBIN LAWS

Painted cover & interiors by BRIAN ASHMORE

The finest minds in the world have tried and failed to cure Bruce Banner of the awful curse of the Hulk. But, perhaps, at long last, in the depths of the Nightmerica Compound, that long sought cure may have finally been found. But is it simply an act of pure benevolence, or is there hidden agenda behind it all?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605397-00511

Written by PRIEST

Penciled by JOE BENNETT

Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS

"BIG TROUBLE N LITTLE MOGADISHU" pt. 6 (of 7)

They've got their act together and their story straight … now it's time for The Crew to take it to the streets and strike back - assuming that they can trust one another, that is…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605441-00611

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by PAUL AZACETA

Cover by NEAL ADAMS

With an intergalactic empire headed by the Shi'ar and the Kree on the verge of conquering the galaxy, Captain Marvel gives them 7 days to get their affairs in order... because he's going to kill them all!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605396-01511

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Penciled by MATTHEW CLARK

Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS

"CULTURE SHOCK" pt. 3 (of 3)

Just as the Inhumans start to find their place on Earth, one of their own makes a choice that could turn humanity against them!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50

UPC: 5960605444-00611

Written by STACY WEISS & DAN CHARITON

Cover & pencils by MILX

"COMMUNION" pt. 4 (of 6)

Armageddon is coming ... is the Silver Surfer constructing the means of mankind's survival, or the weapon of its ultimate destruction?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.25

UPC: 5960605439-00411

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by PACO MEDINA

Covers by PACO MEDINA (#6) & SAM KIETH (#7)

On the loose from an Arctic research facility and pursued by a mysterious alien agent, Venom is headed to civilization. Hungry and craving adrenaline, Venom sets his sights on a tasty little snack - a short, hairy Canadian guy with a bad temper…

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

Issue #6 UPC: 5960605436-00611

Issue #7 UPC: 5960605436-00711

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN

Covers by ADRIAN ALPHONA (#7), GREG HORN (#8)

"TINKER, TAILOR, MUTANT, SPY" pts. 1 & 2 (of 3)

Mystique's new assignment from Xavier is to track down a possible new biological weapon: mutant anthrax that spreads telepathically. But Mystique is getting restless following Xavier's orders… and he might not be the only boss she's working for these days…

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

Issue #7 UPC: 5960605431-00711

Issue #8 UPC: 5960605431-00811

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Cover & pencils by ADRIAN ALPHONA

"TEENAGE WASTELAND" pt. 1 (of 4)

Still on the run from their super-villain parents, this motley crew of superpowered kids finds a kindred spirit in a daring young stranger.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$2.50

UPC: 5960605452-00711

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER

Covers & pencils by UDON

"NO HERO" parts 1 & 2 (of 3)

In the aftermath of the events of the first story arc, Juston must decide his next move! But has the Marvel Universe given birth to a new hero ... or to a monster?

32 PGS.(each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.50 (each)

Issue #7 UPC: 5960605447-00711

Issue #8 UPC: 5960605447-00811

Written by ANDI WATSON & BILL JEMAS

Pencils by PAT OLLIFFE

Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA (#7), GREG HORN (#8)

New artists Pat Olliffe and John Livesay illustrate the mounting culture clash between Atlantis and the landlubbers, with star-crossed lovers Sandy and Prince Namor caught in the middle!

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$2.99 (each) [Note Price]

Issue #7 UPC: 5960605446-00711

Issue #8 UPC: 5960605446-00811

Written by KARL KESEL

Cover & pencils by SKOTTIE YOUNG

"OUT" pt. 1 (of 2)

It's the scoop of the century when a Hollywood tabloid drags Johnny Storm out of the closet! The only problem is, Johnny isn't gay … not that there's anything wrong with that.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.50

UPC: 5960605438-00711

MARVEL KNIGHTS

Written by JEPH LOEB

CARDSTOCK covers & art by TIM SALE

The critically acclaimed, fan-favorite creative team of DAREDEVIL: YELLOW and SPIDER-MAN BLUE create another of their "Marvel Spectrum" stories - a tale of the INCREDIBLE HULK before he was even green!

32 PGS. (each)/MARVEL PSR…$3.50 (each)

Issue #1 UPC: 5960605472-00111

Issue #2 UPC: 5960605472-00211

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Art by ANDY KUBERT & RICHARD ISANOVE

CARDSTOCK cover by SCOTT MCKOWEN

Matthew Murdoch continues to make his way across Europe to get the mysterious Templar treasure that Dr. Strange thinks will give him the key to the mysterious weather changes. But can he get to it before Otto Von Doom? And what does the first American-born child, Virginia Dare, have to do with it all?

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$3.50

UPC: 5960605253-00311

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Pencils by JOHN MCCREA

Covers by TIM BRADSTREET

"CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES" pt. 1 & 2 (of 5)

It might be The Punisher's final hour as DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-MAN, and WOLVERINE team up to bring Frank Castle's killing spree to an end. And what does the HULK have to do with it all?

A GARTH ENNIS TOUR DE FORCE!

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

Issue #33 UPC: 5960605113-03311

Issue #34 UPC: 5960605113-03411

Written, painted & cover by DAVID MACK

Echo (DAREDEVIL: PARTS OF A HOLE) goes on a Native American vision quest to pick up the pieces of her life. Her whole life was defined by her misconception of the Kingpin as a hero and Daredevil as a villain. Can she get her world back in order? Part 3 of a 5-issue arc by guest-creator David Mack!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960604706-05311

Written by DAVE GIBBONS

Penciled by LEE WEEKS

Cover by GENE HA

"CAPTAIN AMERICA LIVES AGAIN" pt. 3 (of 4)

Captain America (with assistance from the FF, the Avengers, the Punisher, Daredevil, and many other classic Marvel characters) fights the world-domineering Nazis in a strange new reality. Can Cap set the world right again?!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$2.99

UPC: 5960605153-01911

Written by ROBERT RODI

Penciled by SEAN CHEN

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

In a high-rise over the city, three corporate bosses meet for drinks and dinner to talk golf, fine cigars, finer women, and the unsavory business of controlling the world, never expecting the tables are about to be turned…

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605132-02811

MAX

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Cover & pencils by GARY FRANK

When reports of a secretive government project "Hyperion" begin to surface in shadowy circles, investigative reporter Jason Scott starts to see a connection. And when he tracks down a woman who swears that she and her husband found a baby who crash-landed a spaceship in a cornfield, he thinks he has found the key. What will the government do if he uncovers their secret super hero? Will they let Jason continue to uncover details … or will they silence him?

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605457-00311

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Cover & pencils by Glenn Fabry

CARDSTOCK cover by GLENN FABRY

Thor and Dr. Strange go back through time to gather a force to face the ZOMBIE VIKINGS!!

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$3.50

UPC: 5960605428-00411

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by MICHAEL GAYDOS

Cover by DAVID MACK

"PURPLE" pt. 4 (of 6)

Jessica finally comes face-to-face with the face of evil that changed her life forever. A gut-wrenching last page that will have fans talking.

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605124-02711

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN

Cover & pencils by KEV WALKER

The final confrontation between Eternals and Celestials grows closer.

32 PGS./PARENTAL ADVISORY…$2.99

UPC: 5960605442-00511

EPIC

Written by MARK MILLAR

Penciled by TERRY DODSON

Photo Cover

Ben, May, Mary & Richard continue to deal with the ramifications of their summer flings, including the one decision no teenage girl wants to face!

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR+…$2.99

UPC: 5960605464-00411

Written by JOHN JACKSON MILLER

Cover & pencils by STEVE ELLIS

Fun turns to terror for Gennady Gavrilov, who realizes he's responsible for the Crimson Dynamo's destructive rampage. The armor's already ruining his life … Can he stop it before it ends someone else's?

[This is a resolicitation, all previous orders for issue #3 are cancelled.]

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$2.50 (Note Price!)

UPC: 5960605473-00311

Written by DANIEL WAY

Cover & pencils by JON PROCTOR

The phone rings, and killer-for-hire Harvey embarks on another hit. But nothing's going right this job. There's little room for error in the business of killing - so what happens when one occurs?

32 PGS./ PARENTAL ADVISORY …$2.50

UPC: 5960605477-00311

HARDCOVER GRAPHIC NOVELS

ART OF MARVEL COMICS VOL. I HC

This special hardcover volume is a who's who of the industry's most talented artists and painters presenting unparalleled visions of the X-Men, the Hulk, Daredevil, Punisher, Captain America, Elektra, Spider-Man and many more of Marvel's greatest heroes and villains. This lush coffee-table book features more than 100 color illustrations by artists like Alex Ross, Joe Quesada, John Romita Jr., Kaare Andrews and Greg Horn.

128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$29.99

UPC: 5960611163

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

THE MARVEL MASTERWORKS HARDCOVER LIBRARY

More new additions to the MARVEL MASTERWORKS LIBRARY, some newly re-mastered with added materials and edits made to further enhance the original reading experience!

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3

Spider-Man's earliest adventures continue with classic stories featuring the Scorpion, the Beetle and the Human Torch, the Ringmaster's Circus of Crime, the Green Goblin, the Spider-Slayer, the Crime-Master, the Molten Man and the mysterious Doctor Strange!

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN V.1 #20-30, ANNUAL #2

272 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611188)

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 1

Earth's Mightiest Heroes - The Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp - unite! Re-presenting the formation of the Avengers, the revival of Captain America, plus appearances by the Sub-Mariner, Kang the Conqueror, Immortus, Wonder Man, and The Masters Of Evil.

Collects AVENGERS V. 1 #1-10

240 PGS./ALL AGES…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610883)

THESE MARVEL MASTERWORKS HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!

The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611256)

The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611264)

The X-Men Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610845)

The X-Men Vol. 2…$49.99 (UPC: 5960610983)

The X-Men Vol. 3…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611269)

The Fantastic Four Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611181)

The Fantastic Four Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960610980)

The Fantastic Four Vol. 3...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611182)

The Silver Surfer Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611187)

The Silver Surfer Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611177)

The Incredible Hulk Vol. 1…$39.99 (UPC: 5960611185)

Captain America Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611176)

The Mighty Thor Vol. 1...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611267)

The Mighty Thor Vol. 2...$49.99 (UPC: 5960611191)

Doctor Strange Vol. 1…$49.99 (UPC: 5960611180)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

ESSENTIAL TOMB OF DRACULA VOL. 1 TPB

Written by MARV WOLFMAN

Cover & pencils by GENE COLAN

Dracula's name alone is enough to inspire nightmares. The legendary lord of the undead first appeared in the Marvel Universe in the 1970s - and TOMB OF DRACULA, the most popular of The House's horror titles, lasted an astonishing seven years. Now it's time to experience the legend as we collect the first 25 issues of the classic spooky series, plus WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #15 & GIANT-SIZE CHILLERS #1!

560 PGS./B&W/MARVEL PSR…$14.99

UPC: 5960610920

ESSENTIAL HUMAN TORCH VOL. 1 TPB

Written by STAN LEE, Illustrated by JACK KIRBY, DICK AYERS & more

Still Available!

Collecting the Fantastic Four's Human Torch earliest solo sagas! Collects STRANGE TALES #101-134 & ANNUAL #2

504 PGS./B&W/ALL AGES…$14.99 (UPC: 5960611309)

For a full list of in-stock backlist titles, go to http://www.marvel.com/about/retailers/

NEW X-MEN VOL. 5: ASSAULT ON WEAPON PLUS TPB

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Cover & pencils by CHRIS BACHALO

More secrets of the world's deadliest mutant are exposed! Wolverine, Cyclops and the enigmatic mutant known as Fantomex travel to the other side of the world and beyond in search of the keys to their pasts. However, what they find within the deadly Weapon X program may be more frightening than their worst nightmares!

Collects NEW X-MEN #139-145

160 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99

UPC: 5960611119

THESE NEW X-MEN TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE

VOL. 1: E IS FOR EXTINCTION…$12.95 (5960610811)

VOL. 2: IMPERIAL…$19.99 (5960610887)

VOL. 3: NEW WORLDS…$14.99 (5960610976)

VOL. 4: RIOT AT XAVIER'S...$11.99 (5960611067)

X-TREME X-MEN VOL. 5: GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS TPB

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by IGOR KORDEY, BRENT ANDERSON

Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

Collecting the classic graphic novel by Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson (inspiration for the 2003 blockbuster X2), along with a brand new sequel to that legendary story!

The Anti-Mutant Movement leader Stryker has returned and it's up to the X-Treme team to make sure his hatred of mutants does not lead to more deaths. But what happens when the X-Treme team and Stryker's goals are one and the same? Guest-starring Wolverine and Shadowcat!

Collects X-MEN: GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS GN, X-TREME X-MEN #25-30

216 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$19.99

UPC: 5960611254

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5 TPB

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, FIONA AVERY

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by TERRY DODSON

Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man, and the estranged love-of-his-life, Mary Jane, continue to deal with the aftermath of the decision that changes their relationship forever. As Peter deals with matters of the heart, his web-swinging alter ego faces dangers lurking behind every corner, and calls upon all his astonishing abilities to make it out alive!

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #51-58

192 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.99

UPC: 5960611098

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VOL. 4: THE LIFE & DEATH OF SPIDERS...$11.99 (UPC: 5960611097)

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7: IRRESPONSIBLE TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by MARK BAGLEY

An all-new villain explodes on the scene, literally! But how can Spider-Man fight a new mysterious foe named Geldhoff if he can't even find a costume? And will Peter and Mary Jane finally just say what they feel?! Guest-starring the Ultimate X-Men.

Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #40-45

144 PGS./ALL AGES…$12.99

UPC: 5960611092

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VOL. 6: VENOM TPB ...$15.99 (UPC: 5960611094)

DAREDEVIL VOL. 7: HARDCORE TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Cover & pencils by ALEX MALEEV

Daredevil is simultaneously faced with murder charges, a new girlfriend, being outted by the tabloids, the return of one of his deadliest foe's Typhoid Mary, and the Kingpin's attempt to restore his fallen empire. And the surprise ending changes Daredevil's place in the Marvel Universe forever.

Collects DAREDEVIL #46-50

128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99

UPC: 5960611168

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INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 5: HIDE IN PLAIN SIGHT TPB

Written by BRUCE JONES

Covers & pencils by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ

For years Crusher Creel has terrorized the world with his ability to absorb the properties of anything he touches. Now, after being locked away in a secret underground prison, The Absorbing Man has gained the new ability to jump in and out of people's minds. But what happens when the mind he jumps into belongs to the 800-pound monster known as the Incredible Hulk?

Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #55-59

128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$11.99

UPC: 5960611151

THESE INCREDIBLE HULK GRAPHIC NOVELS STILL AVAILABLE!

VOL. 1 HARDCOVER…$29.99 (UPC: 59606-11022)

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CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 3: ICE TPB

Written by CHUCK AUSTEN & JOHN NEY RIEBER

Penciled by JAE LEE

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

For decades World War 2 super-soldier Captain America lay in frozen suspended animation, encased in ice, until he was revived in the modern world to again take his post as protector of the Red, White and Blue. But when a mysterious package arrives at his door and he crosses paths with a shadowy new villain named The Interrogator, Captain America learns everything about his past, his memories, and himself may not be what it seems!

Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #12-16

128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$12.99

UPC: 5960611103

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CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1: THE NEW DEAL HARDCOVER…$22.99 (UPC: 5960610978)

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

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AVENGERS VOL. 2: RED ZONE TPB

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL, IVAN REIS

Cover by J.G. JONES

Biohazard! In a post-9/11 world, the very word strikes fear in the heart of people around the globe! And now, a deadly chemical agent has been released over Mount Rushmore, rapidly spreading through the surrounding countryside! Is this a terrorist attack on American soil? That's what the Avengers seek to uncover as they brave the lethal perimeter of the Red Zone - but the truth they uncover is more startling and terrifying than even that!

Collects AVENGERS #64-70

160 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99

UPC: 5960611099

AVENGERS VOL. 1: WORLD TRUST TPB

Written by GEOFF JOHNS, Illustrated by KIERON DWYER, GARY FRANK

Cover by KIERON DWYER

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Collects AVENGERS #57-62, MARVEL DOUBLE-SHOT #2

152 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$14.99 (5960611080)

FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 2: UNTHINKABLE TPB

Written by MARK WAID

Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO

Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

Doctor Doom, the greatest villain the Marvel Universe has ever known, and the most personal and persistent nemesis the Fantastic Four has ever encountered, rises again! But this time, something is different about the Lord of Latveria, as his strategy strikes at the heart of the first family of super heroes, forcing Reed Richards to contemplate doing...the unthinkable!

Collects FANTASTIC FOUR #67-70, 500-502

200 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.99

UPC: 5960611111

FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1: IMAGINAUTS TPB

Written by MARK WAID, Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO, MARK BUCKINGHAM

Cover by MIKE WIERINGO

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Collects FANTASTIC FOUR #56, 60-66

192 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$17.99 (5960611063)

EARTH X VOL. 5: PARADISE X BOOK II TPB

Written by JIM KRUEGER & ALEX ROSS

Penciled by DOUG BRAITHWAITE

Cover by ALEX ROSS

The epic, visionary Earth X saga continues! Will the heroes of Earth be able to solve the problems of the Paradise they helped create? Will their quest for a new Death entity succeed so the pain and suffering of the world's population ceases?

Collects PARADISE X #6-12, RAGNORAK, DEVILS, A & X

336 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$29.99

UPC: 5960611121

MARVEL MANGAVERSE VOL. 4: X-MEN - RONIN TPB

Written by J. TORRES

Penciled by MAKOTO NAKATSUKA

Cover by TOMMY OHTSUKA

The adventures of the Manga X-Men continue in this fast-paced, action-packed adventure. Wolverine, Cyclops and Storm face off against the White Queen and the all-new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, as seen through the eyes of Japanese manga superstar artist Makoto Nakatsuka!

Collects X-MEN: RONIN #1-5

128 PGS./MARVEL PSR…$13.99

UPC: 5960611115

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MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME: GUIDE TO THE HULK & THE AVENGERS HC

Front Cover by Stuart Immonen & Tom Marvelli, Back Cover by J.G. Jones

Written by Jim Krueger, Jeffrey Simons, Dan Gelber & Evan Jones

Hulk Smash! Avengers Assemble! Presenting the Incredible Hulk & Earth's Mightiest Heroes in all their glory ... and in all their incarnations, including a complete selection of character variants for the Incredible Hulk. Plus a huge, time-traveling 3-Issue Marvel Universe Adventure, "A HULK RUNS THROUGH IT," complete with maps.

96 PGS./ALL AGES…$19.99 (UPC: 5960611158)

MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME GUIDE: GUIDE TO THE X-MEN HARDCOVER

Cover by ChrisCross

X-pand your Universe. The first supplement to the MARVEL Universe Roleplaying Game is bursting with dozens of new profiles, maps, diagrams and descriptions of all things X-Men. Plus a brand new MARVEL Universe Adventure!

96 PGS./ALL AGES...$19.99 (UPC: 5960611035)

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MARVEL UNIVERSE ROLEPLAYING GAME GUIDE HARDCOVER

Cover by Mark Bagley

Get the must-have guide that gets you started playing your own Marvel Universe adventures! Contains everything you need to learn and play, including full game system rules, character profiles, briefings and background for the Marvel Universe, pull-out Character Action Display, and a beginning adventure complete with maps.

128 PGS./ALL AGES...$24.99 (UPC: 5960611028)

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MARVEL MUST HAVES

* All Marvel Must Haves will be kept in print in order to meet retail demand.

MARVEL MUST HAVES: RUNAWAYS & SENTINEL #1-2 FLIPBOOK

Collects the sold-out, critically acclaimed SENTINEL #1 & 2 and RUNAWAYS #1 & 2 in "Flipbook" format!

96 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-3

Collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-3 by Brian Bendis & Mark Bagley!

96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30-32

J. Michael Straczynski's first story arc!!

Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30-32 by Straczynski & John Romita Jr.!

80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE X-MEN #1-3

Collects ULTIMATE X-MEN #1-3 by Mark Millar & Adam Kubert!

96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: NEW X-MEN #114-116

Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely's first story arc!!

Collects NEW X-MEN #114-116!

80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATES #1-3

Collects ULTIMATES #1-3 by Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch!

80 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: INCREDIBLE HULK #34-36

Bruce Jones' first story arc!!

Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #34-36 by Jones & John Romita Jr.!

80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: INCREDIBLE HULK #50-52

The HULK/ABOMINATION Slugfest!

Collects INCREDIBLE HULK #50-52 by Bruce Jones & Mike Deodato!

96 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: DAREDEVIL #41-43

Collects DAREDEVIL #41-43 by Brian Bendis & Alex Maleev

80 PGS./MARVEL PSR...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE VENOM (Second Printing!!)

Reprinting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33-36 by Brian Bendis & Mark Bagley

96 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

MARVEL MUST HAVES: ULTIMATE WAR

Collecting ULTIMATE WAR #1, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33 & ULTIMATE X-MEN #26!

80 PGS./ALL AGES...$3.99 (UPC: 5960605248)

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