MARVEL COMICS Solicitations for SEPTEMBER 2012


AVX: Vs #6

Story By: Kieron Gillen & Various

Art By: Jim Cheung & Various

Cover By: Jim Cheung

Fight Variant Cover by: Stuart Immonen

Description: The premiere AVX tie-in comes to a rip-roaring conclusion!

SCARLET WITCH VS. HOPE straight out of AVX #12!

And two fights weren’t enough for the last issue, so we packed in as many fights and fan-favorite characters as possible!

Mini fights from the best creators in the business! Jeph Loeb, Arthur Adams, Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, Jason Aaron and many others!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Avengers vs X-Men #11

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Olivier Coipel

Cover By: Jim Cheung







Description: The final month of AVX opens with the first of two extra-sized issues!


40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Avengers vs X-Men #12

Story By: Jason AAron

Art By: Adam Kubert

Cover By: Jim Cheung

Variant Cover By: Jerome Opeña







Description: Extra-sized final issue!

It’s all come down to this! The final battle—as the world burns!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

Uncanny X-Men #18

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Ron Garney

Cover By: Ron Garney

Description: AVX #11 TIE-IN!

Cyclops and Emma have supreme power and it threatens to tear them apart.

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

Uncanny X-Men #19

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Ron Garney

Cover By: Ron Garney

Description: AVX #12 TIE-IN

An unmissable issue for X-Men fans.

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

New Avengers #30

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Mike Deodato

Cover By: Mike Deodato

Description: AVX TIE-IN!

New York is burning, the world is ending…but the heroes on the street aren’t going down without a fight!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Avengers #30

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Walter Simonson

Cover By: Leinil Francis Yu

Description: AVX TIE-IN!

Love in the ruins: Can Hawkeye and Spider-Woman’s budding romance last amidst the end of the world?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Wolverine & The X-Men #16

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Jorge Molina

Cover By: Chris Bachalo

Description: AVX TIE-IN!

The Hellfire Club is on the run from Cyclops and rest of the Phoenix Five.

How does an anti-mutant organization operate in a mutant-run world?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99

Wolverine & The X-Men #17

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Jorge Molina

Cover By: Ed McGuinnes

Description: AVX TIE-IN!

As the world burns, the Jean Grey School tries to continue on.

One student ends up at the barrel of a gun.

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99

Secret Avengers #31

Story By: Rick Remender

Art By: Matteo Scalera

Cover By: Arthur Adams

Description: The Master of Evil are gathered. An army of villains unlike any ever collected before.

The Secret Avengers are defeated with no hope of backup. The Shadow Council’s true goal and Max Fury’s ultimate scheme revealed.

Enter the power of The Abyss!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Dark Avengers #180 & 181

Story By: Jeff Parker

Art By: Neil Edwards

Cover By: John Tyler Christopher

Description: The Dark Avengers’ operation sets off what will become known as THE CATACLYSM

Songbird finds out a deadly secret conspiracy to destroy The Dark Avengers, Luke Cage and the Thunderbolts – Forever!

Neil Edwards (SPIDER-MAN: SEASON ONE) joins Jeff Parker for the defining chapter in the Dark Avengers legacy!!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Avengers Assemble #7

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Mark Bagley

Cover By: Mark Bagley

Description: Thanos Rules!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Thanos: The Final Threat #1

Story By: Jim Starlin

Art By: Jim Starlin

Cover By: Jim Starlin

Description: The mad Titan Thanos gathers the six cosmic Soul Gems in a ruthless bid for interplanetary power!

It’s up to Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and the other Avengers to stop him — aided by Captain Marvel, Moondragon, Spider-Man, the Thing and the enigmatic Adam Warlock!

How far will the heroes go to beat a villain whose only goal is to win the favor of Death herself?


72 PGS./Rated T …$4.99

Thanos Quest #1

Cover By: Jim Starlin

Art By: Ron Lim

Cover By: Andy Park

Description: Thanos of Titan, the mad Eternal, has been released from Death’s domain.

In return, he’s pledged to kill half the population of the universe using the most powerful weapons in existence: the Infinity Gems!

If he obtains them all, Thanos will rule all he surveys!

Collecting THANOS QUEST (1990) #1-2.

104 PGS./Rated T …$7.99

Avengers Academy #36 & 37

Story By: Christos Gage

Art By: Andrea Divito

Cover By: Giuseppe Gamuncoli

Description: “Final Exam” parts 3 & 4: Will the kids give up their powers?

Alchemist offers the students a chance to be normal again! But what is the catch?

Plus: The ultimate challenge to the Mettle/Hazmat romance!

32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

Amazing Spider-Man #693 & 694

Story By: Dan Slott

Art By: Humberto Ramos

Cover By: Humberto Ramos

Description: Spider-Man’s 50th Anniversary adventure ratchets up as an old foe returns!

And an ALL-NEW character joins the Marvel Universe!


32 PGS.(EACH)/Rated T …$3.99 (EACH)

Avenging Spider-Man #12

Story By: Kevin Shinik

Art By: Aaron Kuder

Cover By: Shane Davis

Description: The team-up you’ve all been waiting for: SPIDER-MAN & DEADPOOL take on HIGH SCHOOL!

The devilishly dangerous (and handsome) Deadpool helps Spidey dodge bullets and bullies—but is there more to the mayhem than meets the eye?

Kevin Shinik (Robot Chicken & MAD) and the awesomely talented Aaron Kuder present a Spider-Man story that will thrill and chill—and make you laugh at the same time! (It’s possible!)

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Scarlet Spider #9

Story By: Christopher Yost

Art By: Khoi Pham

Cover By: Ryan Stegman


What has Roxxon’s greed brought down upon Houston? Mammon has been unleashed, and Scarlet Spider and the Rangers have no hope of stopping it.

Scarlet Spider’s biggest story yet comes to its deadly conclusion!

PLUS: A door has been opened at NASA’s Houston facility… and Scarlet Spider’s life will never be the same.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Spider-Men #5

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Sara Pichelli

Cover By: Jim Cheung

Variant Covers By: Sara Pichelli & Travis Charest

Description: The shocking conclusion to the Spider-Man event of the year!

How will the amazing Spider-Man get back to his own reality?

What will both Spider-Men due now that they know they’re not alone in the universe?

Will Peter Parker give Miles Morales his blessing?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Venom  #24

Story By: Cullen Bunn

Art By: Thony Silas

Cover By: Patch Zircher

Description: ASM 50th Anniversary Variant by SKOTTIE YOUNG

The Devil’s pact made in Circle of Four comes full circle as HELL-VENOM is unleashed!

Can Flash Thompson regain his soul – or will he be in Damion Hellstrom’s thrall forever?

Meanwhile, ace reporter Katy Kiernan makes a devastating discovery about Venom!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Venom #25

Story By: Cullen Bunn

Art By: Thony Silas

Cover By: Patch Zircher


Meanwhile, the effects of Savage Six are still being felt in the life of Flash Thompson!

Cullen Bunn and Thony Silas up the supernatural ante – with the world hanging in the balance!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #14

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: David Marquez

Cover By: Jorge Molina

Description: DIVIDED WE FALL!

The first-ever Ultimates/Ultimate Spider-Man team up!!

With the nation at war, Miles Morales decides to become a member of the Ultimates and he will do anything it takes to earn the right.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Ultimate Comics Ultimates #15

Story By: Sam Humphries

Art By: Luke Ross

Cover By: Micheal Komarck

Description: CLASSIFIED!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

Ultimate Comics Ultimates #16

Story By: Sam Humphries

Art By: Billy Tan

Cover By: Micheal Komarck

Description: CLASSIFIED!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

Ultimate Comics X-Men#16

Story By: Brian Wood

Art By: Carlo Barberi

Cover By: Dave Johnson


The X-Men fight for their lives in the Sentinel-controlled states

Featuring…Nick Fury’s Howling Kittens?!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Captain America #17

Story By: Ed Brubaker & Cullen Bunn

Arty By: Scott Eaton

Cover By: Steve Epting

Description: Riots in the streets! Martial law! And Captain America targeted for death by the very people he is sworn to protect!

Society begins to crumble as the Discordian assault continues and the Omega-Madbombs are unleashed.

Sharon Carter faces Baron Zemo. Alone. In space.

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Captain America & Black Widow #636 & 637

Story By: Cullen Bunn

Art By: Francesco Francavilla

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Description: Captain America and the Black Widow are on a deadly collision course!

Crosshairs are trained on Cap!

Kashmir Venemma dies! At least twice!

Guest-starring Hawkeye, Iron Man, and Dr. Doom?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$2.99 (EACH)

Winter Soldier #10

Story By: Ed Brubaker

Art By: Butch Guice

Cover By: Steve Epting

Description: Her mind cracked and warped, can Bucky save the Black Widow…from herself?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

Winter Soldier #11

Story By: Ed Brubaker

Art By: Butch Guice

Cover By: Steve Epting

Description: The hunt for the Black Widow is on! And Hawkeye is in the trail!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

Incredible Hulk #13

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Jefte Palo

Cover By: Ron Garny

Description: HULK: UNITED begins

Clues to Banner’s master plan revealed

The return of Dr. Doom and a monumental day of reckoning for Hulk and Banner!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Parental Advisory …$3.99

Incredible Hulk #14

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Jefte Palo

Cover By: Ron Garny

Description: HULK: UNITED continues

Hulk wants a piece of Doom but first he’s got to get through the Mad Squad!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Parental Advisory …$3.99 (EACH)

Invincible Iron Man #524

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Salvador Larroca

Cover By: Salvador Larroca

Description: THE FUTURE is upon us!

How will Tony Stark escape the Mandarin’s ultimate death-trap?

What has Zeke Stane been hiding? What insane invention is he willing to unleash?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Invincible Iron Man #525

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Salvador Larroca

Cover By: Salvador Larroca

Description: The villian revealed!

Shang-Chi uncovers a monster threat to humanity.

Can he stop the threat in time to save everyone?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

The Mighty Thor #19

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Alan Davis

Cover By: Alan Davis

Variant Cover By: Stephanie Hans

Description: EVERYTHING BURNS, Part 3

Surtur’s all-consuming fire rages across the nine worlds as Thor and Loki go on the run!

Who will lead Asgardia?

What vile secret hides at the heart of the war between the Asgardians and Vanir?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99

The Mighty Thor #20

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Alan Davis

Cover By: Alan Davis

Description: EVERYTHING BURNS, Part 5

Surtur’s forces reach Asgardia itself!

Thor — trapped in the underworld!

The truth about Loki — finally revealed!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99

Journey into Mystery #643 & 644

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Carmine Di Giandomenico

Cover By: Alan Davis

Description: ISSUE #643 – EVERYTHING BURNS, Part 4


With the nine realms aflame and Asgardia besieged on all sides, a desperate Loki journeys into the heart of Surtur’s fiery kingdom to…parlay?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

Captain Marvel #4

Story By: Kelly Sue DeConnick

Art By: Dexter Soy

Cover By: Ed McGuinness

Description: DeConnick and Soy are back as the biggest new book of 2012 erupts into a wild ride that may change the course of History!

Witness Blazing Battlefield Action as Captain Marvel finds herself in the middle of all out war.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Daredevil #18

Story By: Mark Waid

Art By: Chris Samnee

Cover By: Paolo Rivera

Description: The biggest Daredevil story yet begins here!

The debut of a new menace in New York – the killer called Coyote!

And just how sane IS Matt Murdock?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Defenders #10

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Jamie McKelvie

Cover By: Joe Quinnones

Description: LETS’S GET SMALL! The long-awaited arrival of ANT-MAN hits THE DEFENDERS!

With the nature and purpose of the Concordance engines revealed, the team must act fast to SAVE EVERYTHING!

How can you save the world when you can’t tell anyone it’s about to end?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Hawkeye #2

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: David Aja

Cover By: David Aja

Description: What you need to know: Fraction. Aja. Hawkeye. Kate Bishop. Cars. Guns.

Stealing from the rich never looked so good.

Get. Now.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Fantastic Four #610

Story By: Jonathan Hickman

Art By: Ryan Stegman

Cover By: Ryan Stegman

Description: Crossing over with FF #22, the Fantastic Four must deal with the fallout of the Wizard returning to claim his son, Future Foundation member, Bentley 23!

32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

FF #22

Story By: Jonathan Hickman

Art By: Nick Dragotta

Cover By: Ryan Stegman

Description: Concluding the crossover with FF #610, witness the fallout of Bentley 23’s reunion with his father, the Wizard. It’s Bad Father, Worse Son.

32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

The Punisher #15

Story By: Greg Rucka

Art By: Marco Checchetto

Cover By: Kalman Andrasofszky

Description: The Punisher vs. the NYPD. Nobody wins.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

The Punisher #16

Story By: Greg Rucka

Art By: Marco Checchetto

Cover By: Marco Checchetto

Description: The Punisher and Cole reach a shared conclusion. Prepare for the War Zone.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

Space Punisher #3

Story By: Frank Tieri

Art By: Mark Texeria

Cover By: Mark Texeria

Description: The Punisher infiltrates Avengers HQ and finds himself mightily outmatched… IN SPACE!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Big Hero 6: Brave New Heroes #1

Story By: Chris Claremont

Art By: David Nakayama

Description: The astonishing return of Big Hero Six, Japan’s top heroes!

Featuring Hiro (smartest boy in Japan), Baymax (his trusty robot companion), Honey Lemon (and her magic handbag) and Gogo Tomago (the unstoppable energy ball)!

Who are the Six’s two new members — and what secrets do they hold?

Collecting BIG HERO 6 #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T …$8.99

Dark Tower: The Gunslinger – The Man in Black #4

Story By: Peter David

Art By: Alex Maleev

Cover By: Alex Maleev

Description: Roland and Jake’s final stand with the Man in Black!

The Dark Tower nears and Roland prepares to meet his destiny… but is he ready for it?

Will Roland do what it takes to find the Dark Tower? Even if it means sacrificing young Jake?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #6

Story By: Brian Clevinger & Jacob Semahn

Art By: Nuno Plati

Description: Web-swinging right out of your TV!

BIG WHEEL rolls right over our arachnid in this terrifying tale of rotation and responsibility!

And Spider-Man is the most HATED hero in NYC until one fantastic save shows him who his true fans are!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

Marvel Universe Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #6

Story By: Christopher Yost & Rob Williams

Art By: Ramon Bachs & Tim Levins

Cover By: Khoi Pham

Description: The Avenging Action, adventure and intrigue continues as Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes leaps off of Disney XD and into your hands!

Captain America, Black Widow and Hawkeye infiltrate a Hydra base – and face a foe they’d never expect!

Then, Magneto, the mutant master of magnetism comes to claim the Wasp for his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants – but Wasp ain’t a mutant — and ain’t one to go without a fight!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

Muppets #3

Story By: Roger Langridge

Art By: Roger Langridge

Color By: Kawaii Creative Studio

Cover By: Elisabetta Melaranci & Mirka Andolfo

Description: Fall sets in at the Muppet Theater — and as the leaves change and the weather cools, longtime doorman Pops is being forced into retirement by the Stage Doorman’s Union.

Can the Muppets find a way to keep Pops around? And what secret is his potential replacement hiding?

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

Disney Junior

Description: Disney Junior brings all of your favorite Disney friends together in a “Fun to Learn” magazine! Join Mickey, Pooh, Chip ‘n’ Dale, and other Disney characters for early-learning fun.

This issue of Disney Junior Magazine includes stories, games, puzzles, counting and coloring.

Join the Disney Junior Club and send us your drawings, poems and letters and some will be featured in future issues.

44 PGS./AGES 3 – 5/$4.99

TRIM: 8.5 X 10.875 in.

Disney Princess Magazine

Description: Join Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Tiana from Princess and the Frog, Belle from Beauty & the Beast, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty and other Disney Princesses in this enchanting magazine.

This issue of Disney Princess Magazine is full of magical stories, a collectible pull-out poster, activities, games and much, much more. Great for any princess.

Also, join the royal fun and send us your drawings and letters. We may feature some of your magical creations in future issues.

36 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99

TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

Phineas and Ferb Magazine

Description: Phineas and Ferb is the official magazine of the hit TV show on the Disney Channel.

Like the TV series, this issue follows the two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers as they embark on some grand new project which annoys their controlling sister, Candace, who tries to bust their shenanigans.

This issue is jam packed with comics, games, quizzes, a pull-out poster and much more stuff.

52 PGS./AGES 6 – 12/$4.99

TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

Road to Oz #1

Story By: Eric Shanower

Art By: Skottie Young

Cover By: Skottie Young

Description: When dusty Kansas roads suddenly turn into magic highways, it’s a safe bet that one of them is the road to Oz, but which one?

Dorothy’s off on another fantastic adventure, and Toto is back, too.

This time their companions are strange—an old homeless guy with a magic magnet and a mentally-challenged child named Button-Bright.

32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

Deadpool #60 & 61

Story By: Daniel Way

Art By: Salvador Espin & Ale Garza

Cover By: Dave Johnson

Description: First, ’Pool finishes off the Blacklist of Black Tom, Black Swan, and Black Box!

Then, more of his old adversaries return to haunt him… Starting with Hit Monkey!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

First X-Men #2

Story By: Christos Gage

Art By: Neal Adams

Cover By: Neal Adams

Variant Cover By: Mike Deodato

Description: Wolverine and Sabretooth go to recruit a certain Master of Magnetism to their cause.

The government solidifies their plan for mutants and we meet a new character who is guaranteed to terrify.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Age of Apocalypse #7

Story By: Dave Lapham

Art By: Renato Arlem

Cover By: Kris Anka

Description: The X-Terminated travel to Latveria in search of Victor Von Doom!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

Gambit #3

Story By: James Asmus

Art By: Clay Mann

Cover By: Clay Mann

Description: Desperately searching for a means to destroy the pilfered artifact that’s cursed him, Gambit journeys deep into the jungles of Guatemala with a mysterious ally, in search of a lost temple. But instead of answers, he may just find betrayal!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Astonishing X-Men #54

Story By: Marjorie Liu

Art By: Mike Perkins

Cover By: Phil Noto

Description: Susan Hatchi reveals her connection to the X-Men, and why she’s so intent on their destruction.

How long can the X-Men survive in her prison, even without the nanobombs circulating through their bloodstream?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-Treme X-men #4

Story By: Greg Pak

Art By: Paco Diaz

Cover By: Kalman Andrasofzky

Description: The team find themselves in a frontier reality, and outlaws rule!

Howlett comes face to face with a younger version of himself…can he stop him from facing the same fate Howlett did?

Also, Sabretooth!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Uncanny X-Force #31

Story By: Rick Remender

Art By: Phil Noto

Cover By: Jerome Opeña

Description: The Final Exectution kicks into high gear

What is left of X-Force go up against the new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants for the last time.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-Men Legacy #273

Story By: Christos Gage

Art By: Rafa Sandoval


Description: Trapped in another world and caught in the middle of a war between two alien tribes, Rogue races to end the conflict and find a way home!

And with the Phoenix poised to raze the Earth, will Rogue make it back in time to aid her fellow X-Men?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

X-Men Legacy # 274

Story By: Christos Gage

Art By: David Baldeon


Description: In the aftermath of AvX, Rogue and Magneto are reunited! And he’s got an offer for Rogue that may just leave her speechless…

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

New Mutants #49

Story By: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning

Art By: Leandro Fernandez

Cover By: John Tyler Christopher

Description: “Fear the Future”: the chilling conclusion!

A terrible event has changed the course of the New Mutants’ history, and the more they try to fix it, the worse it gets!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-Factor #243 & 244

Story By: Peter David

Art By: Leonard Kirk

Cover By: David Yardin

Description: The first of five issues that will CHANGE THE FACE OF X-FACTOR FOREVER.

PART III: Discovering a long-buried secret from the past, one member of X-Factor will be driven insane.

PART IV: Devastated by the recent tragedies befalling X-Factor, one member of the team makes a terrible sacrifice in hopes of making things right.

32 PGS./ (EACH) Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)


Story By: Brian Wood

Art By: Roland Boschi

Cover By: Jorge Molina

Description: The X-Men must make a choice…the destruction of a life, or the survival of a weapon.

Domino versus Psylocke!

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99


Story By: Brian Wood

Art By: Roland Boschi

Cover By: David Lopez

Description: Jumping on point!

In the aftermath of the “Mutant Scare”, Storm’s leadership is called into question.

Will there be a new team-member – and what side are they really on?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99

Wolverine #313

Story By: Jeph Loeb

Art By: Simone Bianchi

Cover By: Simone Bianchi

Variant Cover By: Art Adams

Description: The stunning conclusion to SABRETOOH REBORN!

What does Romulus offer Sabretooth that can compare to his lifelong vendetta against Wolverine?

Wolverine must make a decision: stop Sabretooth or Romulus…and live with the lives that are lost in the wake of that decision.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

Untold Tales of Punisher MAX #4

Story By: Nathan Edmonson

Art By: Nic Klein

Cover By: Nic Klein

Description: Another never-before-seen chapter in Frank Castle’s life!

A father begs Frank to help him find his daughter who was sold into slavery.

Frank does way more than just find the girl.

Rising star NATHAN EDMONDSON (Who Is Jake Ellis) writes this issue.

32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99



Fury MAX #6

Story By: Garth Ennis

Art By: Goran Parlov

Cover By: Dave Johnson

Description: Fury and his Castro-assassination team are captured in Cuba.

Find out just how far Nick Fury will go for his country

32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99


Powers: The Definitive Collection Vol.5 HC

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Michael Avon Oeming

Description: The deluxe hardcover collections continue! This volume combines POWERS VOL. 11: SECRET IDENTITY and POWERS VOL. 12: THE 25 COOLEST DEAD SUPERHEROES OF ALL TIME, plus all the extras you expect to see in a beautiful oversized collection! Walker and Pilgrim have been homicide detectives and partners for years, but secrets they’ve kept from each other are now too big and too dangerous to remain secrets for long. One shall rise, and one shall fall! It’s a story that will blow the roof off everything you know about crime comics and superhero comics! Collecting POWERS (2004) #19-30 and POWERS ANNUAL 2008.

440 PGS./Mature …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6612-2

Trim size: oversized

© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

Takio #3

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis

Art By: Michael Avon Oeming

Cover By: Michael Avon Oeming

Description: The all-ages sensation continues from the Eisner Award-winning creators of POWERS, and the writer of ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN and AVENGERS. Olivia has only had her new superpowers for a few days, and now she’s embarking on her first solo mission — to find her sister! Taki is missing — and if Olivia can’t find her and keep her safe, then the secret that they are the only superheroes in the world will be out! Hop on board the new comic book the whole family can enjoy!

40 PGS./All Ages …$3.95

Hit-Girl #3

Story By: Mark Millar

Art By: John Romita Jr.

Sketch Variant By: John Romita Jr. & Tom Palmer

Variant Cover By: Jock

Description: So many goons, so little time. Hit-Girl’s got both hands full when her sidekick Kick-Ass gets benched, leaving her to take the mafia on solo. But when her secret crime-fighting binge brings heat to the wrong guy, even Hit-Girl may be in over her head. Meanwhile, Red Mist gets sent where all rich kids go to do penance !

32 PGS./Mature …$2.99

Nemesis 2 #1

Story By: Mark Millar

Art By: Steve McNiven

Story By: Steve McNiven

Description: Who is Nemesis? The first person to take on the name was an electronics billionaire using his fortune to prey on ordinary people from behind a mask. Now, after his death, a new predator will emerge—and this time, readers get a peek behind the curtain for an unflinching look at how it all came to be. From the creative team behind Marvel’s Civil War event.

32 PGS./Mature …$2.99

Superior TPB

Story By: Mark Millar

Art By: Leinil Yu

Cover By: Leinil Yu

Description: Twelve-year-old Simon Pooni was a normal kid with a great life, until multiple sclerosis hit. He lost the ability to walk, went blind in one eye and sometimes could barely speak. Every night, Simon would pray his multiple sclerosis somehow would go away. “Somehow” turned out to be a magic monkey named Orman, who granted Simon one wish. And with that, Simon stood transformed into a real-life version of Superior, the legendary comic-book hero. Simon spent one glorious week saving those in need, averting natural disasters — becoming the most-beloved man on the planet. But Orman ominously cautioned Simon all would be explained in one week. Will Simon be forced to go back to life in a wheelchair after being the world’s greatest hero? Faced with adversity, will he prove himself to truly be…Superior? Collecting SUPERIOR #1-7.

200 PGS./Mature …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5317-7

Avengers VS. X-Men HC

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron, Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Hickman, Matt Fraction, Jeph Loeb, Mark Waid, Kathryn Immonen, Kieron Gillen, Steve McNiven, Chris Yost, Rick Remender & Kaare Andrews.

Art By: Frank Cho, John Romita Jr., Olivier Coipel, Adam Kubert, Ed McGuinness, Stuart Immonen, Salvador Larroca, Steve McNiven, Terry Dodson, Brandon Peterson, Kaare Andrews, Leinil Yu, Yves Bigerel & Carlo Barberi

Cover By: Jim Cheung & Nick Bradshaw

Description: The Avengers and the X-Men — the two most popular super-hero teams in history — go to war! This landmark pop-culture event brings together Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, Magneto and more in the story that changes them forever! And in AVX: Vs., experience the larger-than-life battles too big for any other comic to contain! Iron Man vs. Magneto! Spider-Man vs. Colossus! Captain America vs. Gambit! And more! Plus: For the first time ever in print, Marvel’s groundbreaking Infinite Comics are collected, revealing key events through the eyes of Marvel’s major players. It’s Marvel’s biggest event ever — but will the Avengers or the X-Men emerge triumphant? Collecting AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0-12; AVX: VS. #1-6; AVENGERS VS. X-MEN: INFINITE #1, #6 and #9; and material from POINT ONE.

528 PGS./Rated T+ …$75.00

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6317-6

Trim size: oversized


528 PGS./Rated T+ …$75.00

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6585-9

Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man Vol.2 TPB

Story By: Stan Lee with Don Rico

Art By: Don Heck

Cover By: Jack Kirby & Richard Isanove

Description: The Marvel Masterworks bring you Iron Man’s Silver Age adventures, crafted in the mighty Marvel manner by Stan “The Man” Lee and “Dashing” Don Heck! There’s the return of Iron Man’s arch-nemesis, the Mandarin, and said vile villain’s origin. Then, witness the first appearance of the Avenger-to-be Hawkeye — but he’s not playing on the side of angels here. No, he’s teamed up with the Black Widow against Iron Man! And if that’s not enough for ya, Iron Man must test his mettle against no less than Captain America and his own Iron Man armor as the new Iron Man fights the old! It’s a slam-bang barrage of Marvel classics with drama galore and a little ’60s Russkie “Red Scare” that can’t be beat. Reserve your copy today! Collecting TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #51-65.

240 PGS./All Ages …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5907-0


240 PGS./All Ages …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5908-7

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America Vol.6 HC

Story By: Various

Art By: Syd Shores & Don Rico with Various

Cover By: Syd Shores

Description: When Captain America says, “Report for Marvel Masterworks duty!” you’d better snap to attention, soldier! You’ve been called up for a serving of the first Avenger’s Golden Age adventures. Illustrated by breakout talent Syd Shores and a cadre of titans of the Timely era, each tale explodes off the page with panel-bursting action and excitement. From the Reaper and the Creeper to the Cobra Ring of Death and vampire killers, Cap and Bucky’s wartime exploits are collected here for the first time. With backup stories featuring the Human Torch and the Secret Stamp, every giant 64-page issue is a package that’s worth its weight in the Golden Age. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS (1941) #21-24.

280 PGS./All Ages …$74.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5024-4


280 PGS./All Ages …$74.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5025-1

Marvel Zombies Destroy! HC

Story By: Frank Marraffino, Peter David

Art By: Mirco Pierfederici

Cover By: Michael Del Mundo

Description: At long last! The best-selling Marvel Zombies franchise returns! ARMOR is called upon to rescue a reality where the Nazis won WWII… with zombies! Howard the Duck brings in Nazi-fighter extraordinaire Dum Dum Dugan, and takes a squadron of fighters known as Ducky’s Dozen on a daring raid into the very heart of the zombie Red Skull’s territory! But as our heroes learn the horrifying truth behind what happened to the Norse Gods, and how Asgard became zombie territory, an unlikely ally joins our heroes — the same mysterious force who caused the zombie plague! Who will live, who will die, who will… UNdie? THE CANNOT BE MISSED ZOMBIE BOOK! SERIOUSLY, YOU GUYS! NAZI ZOMBIES! Collecting MARVEL ZOMBIES DESTROY #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6384-8

Trim size: oversized

Castle: Richard Castle’s Storm Season Premiere HC

Story By: Brian Micheal Bendis & Kelly Sue Deconnick

Art By: Emanuela Lupacchino

Cover By: Dustin Weaver

Description: The sequel to the critically acclaimed, best-selling graphic novel Richard Castle’s Deadly Storm! In this “adaptation” of Derrick Storm’s second novel, the private investigator is hired to bug an African head of state’s hotel suite — but the routine mission quickly spirals out of control when Storm overhears a woman’s terrifying scream on the wire. Plagued by the victim’s helpless cry, Storm — despite an ominous warning — investigates. Soon, he’ll discover an international conspiracy reaching further than he ever imagined — and perhaps the truth about Clara Strike, a CIA agent the world thinks is dead! RICHARD CASTLE’S STORM SEASON reunites the lauded writing duo of Brian Michael Bendis and Kelly Sue DeConnick for their second Castle story, and the dynamic artwork of rising star Emanuela Lupacchino (X-Factor) brings the world of Derrick Storm to life like never before.

112 PGS./13 & Up …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6482-1

Trim size: standard

OZ: Dorothy & The Wizard in OZ HC

Story By: Eric Shanower

Art By: Skottie Young

Cover By: Skottie Young

Description: When an earthquake swallows Dorothy, her kitten Eureka and cousin Zeb, and Zeb’s horse Jim, they’re captured by the Mangaboos! The Wizard of Oz must win a magic contest to save them — using only his wits and nine tiny piglets. Then, watch out for the Invisible Bears, who devour anyone they catch! Dorothy and her friends race across the Invisible Valley, trying to reach the spiral staircase inside Pyramid Mountain. But halfway up the mountain lives the strange Braided Man! Plus: Dorothy meets her old friends: the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, Cowardly Lion and more! And Eureka is charged with murder for eating one of the piglets! The Wizard has a secret plan to save Eureka, but can it possibly work? Don’t miss this thrilling installment in the critically acclaimed Oz adaptations! Collecting DOROTHY & THE WIZARD IN OZ #1-8.

192 PGS./All Ages …$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5554-6

Trim size: oversized

Captain America By Ed Brubaker Vol.3 Premiere HC

Story By: Ed Brubaker

Art By: Patrick Zircher

Cover By: Patrick Zircher

Description: Superstar penciler Patrick Zircher joins award-winning writer Ed Brubaker! Former super villains in Witness Protection are being murdered! Does this have anything to do with the return of an old foe and ex-lover into Captain America’s life? Cap must unravel the clues and solve this mystery before he becomes a target himself — but how will he handle the shocking truth when the new Scourge’s secret identity is revealed? Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (2011) #11-14.

112 PGS./Rated T …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6075-5

Trim size: standard

The Mighty Thor By Matt Fraction Vol.3 Premiere HC

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Barry Kitson & Pepe Larraz

Cover By: Walter Simonson

Description: His father in exile! His mother on the throne! Thor’s world is upside down — and what the heck is Donald Blake doing here, too?! As Thor readjusts to life on Earth, all Broxton — and all Asgardia — begins having the same nightmare. What really happens in your room at night after you fall asleep? How can Thor fight a foe that’s not there? As the Enchantress completes her latest masterpiece of madness and mayhem, her Keep is unleashed on a slumbering Asgardia — and Blake is transformed into the revenge-crazed Deconsecrator! How far will he go to regain what he’s lost? And how can the Nine Realms escape a nightmare with no end? Collecting THE MIGHTY THOR #12.1 and #13-17.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6166-0

Trim size: standard

Spider-Man Lizard – No Turning Back Premiere HC

Story By: Dan Slott & Kurt Busiek

Art By: Giuseppe Camuncoli & Ron Frenz

Cover By: Stefano Caselli

Description: Spider-Man must wrangle the reptilian rage of one of his greatest foes! Spidey finds himself stuck between two monsters when Morbius the Living Vampire attempts to cure the Lizard and restore Curt Connors. But if Connors is cured, who or what is that new Lizard creature? It’s definitely someone Spider-Man knows, and he might notice — if only he wasn’t so busy trying to save everyone from a crazed Morbius! Plus: new developments for the Kingpin, Madame Web, Horizon Labs and the Hobgoblin! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #688-691 and UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN #9.

120 PGS./Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6007-6

Trim size: standard

Daredevil by Mark Waid Vol.3 Premiere HC

Story By: Mark Waid & Greg Rucka

Art By: Marco Checchetto, Chris Samnee & Khoi Pham

Cover By: Paolo Rivera

Description: It’s the meanest team-up you ever saw as Daredevil, Spider-Man and the Punisher find themselves caught up in an epic chase across Manhattan for the Omega Drive — a powerful and dangerous information source that could change the course of all their lives! Plus: It’s lawyers in love as Matt Murdock finally makes some time for Assistant District Attorney Kirsten McDuffie. But when Megacrime strikes back at Daredevil, the sightless super hero finds himself imprisoned in Latveria for crimes against the state! And as the law firm of Nelson & Murdock undergoes a drastic change, Matt’s “happy go lucky” veneer at last begins to peel back, revealing darker truths that may just end his heroic career. Collecting DAREDEVIL (2011) #11-15, AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6 and PUNISHER (2011) #10.

160 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6100-4

Trim size: standard

Invincible Iron Man Vol.10: Long Way Down Premiere HC

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Salvador Larroca

Cover By: Salvador Larroca

Description: The new Iron Man explodes into action! But if Tony Stark isn’t Iron Man, then who’s the guy in the suit? Meanwhile, the mole inside Stark Resilient is revealed — and Spymaster racks up the victims! And finally, Stark and the Mandarin come face-to-face at long last. What is the future of Stark Resilient? Who lives? Who dies? Can Tony save his people, the world and himself at the same time? Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #516-520.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6048-9

Trim size: standard

Wolverine: Rot Premiere HC

Story By: Cullen Bunn & Ivan Brandon

Art By: Paul Pelletier, Rafael Albuquerque & Jason Latoru

Cover By: Chris Samnee

Description: Dr. Rot is back! Discover the secret behind Rot’s twisted family — and what Wolverine’s connection is. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Wells is circling closer to the truth behind the brutal murders he’s investigating. And Wolverine is his lead suspect! It’s Wolverine vs Dr. Rot for control of Wolverine’s brain, but can Wolverine destroy the last vestiges of Weapon X’s programming? Plus: An untold tale of Wolverine as he takes former X-Force member Elixir under his wing. After M-Day, not all depowered mutants found their way in the world, and one of them comes back for Logan! Collecting WOLVERINE (1988) #305-309.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6145-5

Trim size: standard

Wolverine & the X-Men by Jason Aaron Vol.3 Premiere HC

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Chris Bachalo & Nick Bradshaw

Cover By: Chris Bachalo

Description: AVX tie-in! Wolverine is torn between two teams! Cyclops comes to the Jean Grey School to extend an olive branch, but will Wolverine’s X-Men join their estranged ex-teammates against the Avengers? And even if they do, will the students follow their lead? After seeing the events of AVX, the kids have a choice to make — but it may not be what you expect! Plus: Iceman vs. Red Hulk! Kid Gladiator goes after the Avengers single-handedly! The Shi’ar Death Commandos take on the Phoenix! And the secret history of Warbird! Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #9-13.

112 PGS./Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5999-5

Trim size: standard

Uncanny X-Men by Kieron Gillen Vol.3 Premiere HC

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Greg Land, Billy Tan & Dustin Weaver

Cover By: Greg Land

Description: AVX TIE-IN! Cyclops leads the X-Men into their toughest battle yet as they take on the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! The earth shakes when a Juggernaut-powered Colossus faces off against the Red Hulk! And it’s a return to Tabula Rasa as the two teams take their battles worldwide! Plus: Hope is on the run for her life, but can she outrun destiny? And what has Mr. Sinister been doing while the X-Men have been fighting the Avengers? Find out here! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (2012) #11-14.

112 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5997-1

Trim size: standard

Art of Marvel Studios TPB Slipcase

Story By: Matthew K. Manning, Jon Barber & John Rhett Thomas

Cover By: Ryan Meinerding & Charlie Wen

Description: From comic-book legends to silver-screen super heroes! Marvel presents an insider’s look into the making of its cinematic universe, assembling three Avengers in one stylish slipcase. Featuring exclusive production artwork, behind-the-scenes photography, and in-depth cast-and-crew interviews, this four-book collection is a must-have for any fan of Mighty Marvel movies! Includes IRON MAN: THE ART OF IRON MAN THE MOVIE TPB, IRON MAN: THE ART OF IRON MAN 2 TPB, THOR: THE ART OF THOR THE MOVIE TPB and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE ART OF CAPTAIN AMERICA — THE FIRST AVENGER TPB.

912 PGS./All Ages …$99.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5337-5

Zombies Christmas Carol TPB

Story By: Jim McCann

Art By: David Baldeon, Jeremy Treece

Cover By: Michael William Kaluta

Description: There will be no singing this Christmas — only screaming! Marvel presents Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol…with a ghoulish twist! As London is overrun by a plague known as the “Hungry Death” — a disease spreading rapidly among the surplus population — the poor turn into the undead and hunger unendingly. When the disease spreads from the workhouses to the public, only one person can turn the zombie tide and save Christmas for all: that humbug, Ebenezer Scrooge. God help us, everyone. Collecting ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS CAROL #1-5.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5767-0

Avenging Spider-Man: My Friends Can Beat Up Your Friends TPB

Story By: Zeb Wells

Art By: Joe Madureira, Greg Land & Leinil Francis Yu

Cover By: Joe Madureira

Description: He’s been Amazing, he’s been Spectacular, and he’s been Sensational. Now, Spider-Man is doing a little Avenging, and he’s brought a few of his pals along for the ride. Ever the social animal, the wall-crawler has a proud tradition of fighting side-by-side with heroes from across the Marvel Universe. And now that he’s a card-carrying member of both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four, he can’t go far without swinging into a teammate or two. Step forward the rascally Red Hulk, the hotheaded Hawkeye and the legendary Captain America as Spidey bonds with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Collecting AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5779-3

X-Men: War Machines TPB

Story By: Victor Gischler & Stan Lee

Art By: Will Conrad, Steven Kurth, Jack Kirby & Werner Roth

Cover By: Adi Granov

Description: Domino has discovered a dark secret in the heart of Eastern Europe. A border dispute threatens to spread into an international incident. The leaders of Puternicstan have an army of black-market Sentinels, and they’re ready to take the fight to neighbors Latveria and Symkaria! Storm leads a strike team of Utopia’s most powerful mutants — Warpath, Psylocke, Colossus and Jubilee — to rescue Domino and scuttle the Sentinels. But standing between the X-Men and their mission is the iron man known as War Machine. NATO seeks to block the team’s incursion — sparking a three-way war between the mutants, War Machine and a Sentinel army dangerously close to igniting World War III! Plus: a classic X-Men tale featuring the origins of the Sentinels! Collecting X-MEN (2010) #20-23 and X-MEN (1963) #14.

112 PGS./Rated T …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6188-2

Captain America and Hawkeye TPB

Story By: Cullen Bunn

Art By: Alessandro Vitti

Cover Art By: Gabriele Dall’Otto

Description: Something’s rotten in the San Andres Mountains — and it’s eating the locals! Captain America and Hawkeye investigate, but all the patriotism and arrows in the world may not be enough to save the two Avengers from a hive of dino-monstrosities! And when the Hybrid Queen awakens — in a big way — only Cap, Hawkeye and Stegron the Dinosaur Man (?!) are left to stop her! Plus: Whose side is the mysterious Kashmir Vennema on? (Hint: It’s not Cap and Hawkeye’s!) Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #629-632.

96 PGS./Rated T …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6086-1

New Mutants Vol.5: A Date with the Devil TPB

Story By: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning

Art By: David Lopez

Cover By: Jason Pearson

Description: Repercussions from the infighting among the X-Men’s old guard reach the tight-knit New Mutants: Cannonball, Sunspot, Magma, Cypher, Warlock, Karma and Dani Moonstar all must make life-defining choices in the wake of Schism. Who stays, and who leaves? Is there a third choice that could redeem the team? Meanwhile, Blink is back, and the New Mutants are on her trail — made obvious by the mayhem and destruction that follow wherever she goes! And as Dani leads a mission to bring Blink out of exile, Mephisto lurks in the background — waiting to collect on a bargain struck with Magma during the throes of Fear Itself. At the risk of her very soul, will Amara go on a date with the devil? Collecting NEW MUTANTS (2009) #33-37.

112 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5233-0

The Punisher by Greg Rucka Vol.2 TPB

Story By: Greg Rucka & Mark Waid

Art By: Matthew Clark, Matthew Southworth, Michael Leark, Marco Checchetto & Mirko Colak

Cover By: Michael Lark

Description: A fallen Frank Castle learns the hidden truths of the Exchange and how it’s connected to some of the Marvel Universe’s darkest secrets! Then, when ex-Hydra and AIM agents team up to bring down the Punisher, Frank finds himself up against a soldier who’s more like him than either of them realize. And when the Exchange targets the Punisher with some unique technology, things get loud. Finally, Punisher clashes with Spider-Man and Daredevil in an epic chase across Manhattan for a mysterious treasure that could change all their lives! Forced to work with two Avengers, the Punisher makes a promise: “Trust no one hurt everyone.” The three heroes set their sights on a blitzkrieg takedown of New York crime, but who says they’re all working together? Collecting PUNISHER (2011) #6-10, DAREDEVIL (2011) #11 and AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5920-9

Daredevil by Ed Brubaker & Michael Lark Ultimate Collection Book 3 TPB

Story By: Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka & Ann Nocenti

Art By: Michael Park, Paul Azaceta, Clay Mann, Tonci Zonjic & David Aja

Cover By: Marko Djurdjevic

Description: Critically acclaimed, award-winning creators Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark conclude their explosive run! The Hand is back in New York, and Lady Bullseye is in league with them! The Kingpin has also returned, forging a surprising pact with Daredevil to target the ninja cult — but what is the former crime boss’s true plan? Plus: An old friend brings Matt Murdock the last-minute appeal of a Marvel villain sitting on death row. What will he do when confronted with a convicted bad guy who’s completely innocent? Nominated for three Eisner Awards: Best Continuing Series, Best Writer and Best Penciler-Inker Team! Collecting DAREDEVIL (1998) #106-119 and #500.

384 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6336-7

Winter Soldier Vol.1: The Longest Winter TPB

Story By: Ed Brubaker

Art By: Jackson Guice

Cover By: Lee Bermejo

Description: He’s been Bucky and Captain America — now, James Barnes returns to the role of the Winter Soldier! They’re the super-spies of the Marvel Universe — and when ex-Russian sleeper agents awaken, Bucky and the Black Widow must go on the hunt for men trained by the Winter Soldier himself. But when the trail leads to Latveria, Bucky comes face-to-face with Dr. Doom! Can Bucky and the Widow prevent war with Latveria? Can Bucky stop the sleepers he himself trained? Eisner Award-winning writer Ed Brubaker and superstar artist Butch Guice kick off an explosive new era for Bucky Barnes! Collecting FEAR ITSELF #7.1: CAPTAIN AMERICA and WINTER SOLDIER #1-5.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-4440-3

Spider-Man: Spider-Island TPB

Story By: Dan Slott, Rick Remender & Christos Gage

Art By: Stefano Caselli, Humberto Ramos, Tom Fowler, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Barry Kitson, Lee Garbett, Emma Rios & Max Fiumara

Cover By: Humberto Ramos

Description: Between keeping New York City safe as Spider-Man, being a member of two Avengers teams and the FF, and his day job at Horizon Labs, Peter Parker’s life is as crazy as it’s ever been. And it’s about to get even crazier. Welcome to Spider-Island, where a million New Yorkers suddenly possess Spider-Man’s powers — but none of the responsibility! Can Spidey play world-saving super hero while the Big Apple gets eaten alive from the inside out when he’s suddenly not quite so special? When he’s surrounded by a million people just as powerful as him? When even his girlfriend is web-swinging through the city? And just wait until you meet J. Jonah Jameson, the Spectacular Spider-Mayor! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #666-673 and the “Infested” material from #659-660 and #662-664, VENOM (2011) #6-9, SPIDER-ISLAND: DEADLY FOES, and SPIDER-ISLAND SPOTLIGHT.

376 PGS./Rated T …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5105-0

Spider-Man: Spider-Island Companion TPB

Story By: Various

Art By: Pepe Larraz, Emma Rios, Sebastian Fiumara, Leandro Fernandez, June Brigman, Mik McKon, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Max Fiumara, Chuck BB, Greg Baldwin, Dave Guertin, Fracesco Francavilla & Kyle Hotz

Cover By: Humberto Ramos

Description: Welcome to Spider-Island! Hope you survive the experience! Longtime Spider-foe the Jackal has unleashed an insidious virus upon New York City; now, Manhattan is crawling with a million people possessing all the powers of Spider-Man — but none of the responsibility! Spidey’s doing all he can to restore order, but it’ll take a lot more than just one Spider-Man to save the day! Enter the Avengers, Spider-Girl, Black Panther, Hercules, Shang-Chi, Cloak and Dagger, Spider-Woman and more of Marvel’s greatest heroes! Collecting SPIDER-ISLAND: THE AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #1-3, SPIDER-ISLAND: CLOAK & DAGGER #1-3, SPIDER-ISLAND: DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG FU #1-3, HERC #7-8, SPIDER-ISLAND: AVENGERS, SPIDER-ISLAND: SPIDER-WOMAN, SPIDER-ISLAND: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY, BLACK PANTHER: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #524 and SPIDER-ISLAND: HEROES FOR HIRE..

360 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6229-2

Wolverine & the X-Men by Jason Aaron Vol.1 TPB

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Chris Bachalo, Duncan Rouleau, Matteo Scalera & Nick Bradshaw

Cover By: Chris Bachalo

Description: Wolverine has taken half the X-Men back to Westchester to start over. SCHISM tore them apart, but can Wolverine lead the new Children of the Atom into the future? Only if they survive the new Hellfire Club and the return of another classic villain! Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #1-4.

112 PGS./Rated T …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5680-2

Age of Apocalypse Vol.1: The X-Terminated TPB

Story By: David Lapham & Rick Remender

Art By: Roberto De La Torre, Davide Gianfelice, Renato Arlem & Billy Tan

Cover By: Humerto Ramos

Description: Return to the Age of Apocalypse, as the AOA X-Men make their final stand against the evil Weapon X — and lose! New AOA super-hero team the X-Terminated must rise to take the fallen X-Men’s place — but what makes them so drastically different? With Jean Grey and Sabretooth at their lowest ebb, and Weapon X resurrecting dead X-Men to destroy the human race, the X-Terminated activate their secret weapon: the AOA version of the Hulk! Then, Jean Grey goes on her first mission with the X-Terminated, but will she survive it? Plus: Meet the AOA Quentin Quire, and find out why so many fear him! It’s all-new, all-different, all-out action in the Age of Apocalypse! Collecting AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1-6, UNCANNY X-FORCE #19.1 and material from POINT ONE.

176 PGS./Parental Advisory …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6302-2

Journey into Mystery Vol.3: Terrorism Myth TPB

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Mitch Breitweiser & Richard Elson

Cover By: Stephanie Hans

Description: The Serpent, Norse god of fear, has been vanquished, thanks to Loki — once the god of mischief, now reborn as a child. But FEAR ITSELF was the stuff of nightmares, and now those nightmares are threatening to destroy the world. Daimon Hellstrom, Son of Satan, is investigating a string of bizarre deaths — and all signs point to Loki. Literally. Like, on a map. But as the infernal exorcist and young god battle, the fear lord Nightmare is gathering enough fear energy to rule the world. And the mother lode is inside Loki’s mind. Aided by an undead handmaiden, a demon puppy and a shirtless half-devil, Loki will have to risk everything on a scheme so crazy, it might as well have been thought up by…well, a god of mischief! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #632-636.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6106-6

Avengers: The Children’s Crusade TPB

Story By: Allan Heinberg

Art By: Jim Cheung, Alan Davis & Olivier Coipel

Cover By: Jim Cheung

Description: Twin brothers Wiccan and Speed of the Young Avengers are boys without a past. When Wiccan’s powers spiral out of control, the team sets out to find the one person who might help: the Scarlet Witch, who may be the twins’ mother, and whose own uncontrollable powers once almost destroyed the Avengers and nearly wiped out the mutant race. The Young Avengers’ search will take them across the world and through time, reunite them with friends thought lost and pit them against deadly enemies; it will find them on the run from the Avengers and aligned with the former mutant terrorist Magneto, the Scarlet Witch’s father. And once they find the Scarlet Witch, nothing will ever be the same! Collecting AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE #1-9, AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE — YOUNG AVENGERS, and material from UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #526.

248 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-3549-4

Secret Avengers: Run the Mission, Don’t Get Seen, Save the World TPB

Story By: Warren Ellis

Art By: Jamie McKelvie, Kev Walker, David Aja, Michael Lark, Alex Maleev & Stuart Immonen

Description: One visionary writer. Six superstar artists. Six missions. Six chances to save the world. No time to lose. No margin for error. And no one will ever know — unless they lose.

Collecting SECRET AVENGERS #16-21.

144 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5256-9

Fear Itself: Avengers Academy TPB

Story By: Christos Gage

Art By: Sean Chen, Tom Raney & Andrea Divitto

Cover By: Billy Tan

Description: Collecting AVENGERS ACADEMY #14.1 and #14-20.

176 PGS./Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5201-9

Fear Itself: Invincible Iron Man TPB

Story By: Matt Fraction

Art By: Salvador Larroca

Cover By: Salvador Larroca

Description: Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #504-509 and FEAR ITSELF #7.3: IRON MAN.

168 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5774-8

Fear Itself: Spider-Man TPB

Story By: Chris Yost, Cullen Bunn, Christos Gage, Jeff Parker, Jen Van Meter, Frank Tieri, Greg Pak, Tom Defalco, Tom Peyer & Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Art By: Mike McKone, Tom Grummett, Elia Bonetti, Declan Shalvey, Clayton Hentry, Eric Canete, Lee Weeks, Mario Alberti, Sergio Cariello & Javier Puldio

Cover By: Marko Djurdjevic

Description: As FEAR ITSELF overtakes the world, New York City is mired in chaos. And amid the panic and violence, Spider-Man struggles to cope with his own crippling fears. He can help end the onslaught — but with his capabilities pushed to the brink, is he up to the challenge? As the world falls beneath the hammers of the Worthy, Spider-Man must take a stand — even if it’s his last — when a hammer falls on Yancy Street, and the Thing is transformed into a mystically powered engine of destruction. Can Spider-Man, Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman take down their friend and Future Foundation teammate before he destroys New York? Plus: the living history of the Worthy! Collecting FEAR ITSELF: SPIDER-MAN #1-3, FEAR ITSELF: FF and FEAR ITSELF: THE WORTHY.

136 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5703-8

Fear Itself: Secret Avengers TPB

Story By: Nick Spencer & Cullen Bunn

Art By: Scot Eaton & Peter Nguyen

Cover By: Adi Granov

Description: Collecting SECRET AVENGERS #12.1 and #13-15, and FEAR ITSELF: BLACK WIDOW.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5178-4

Black Panther: The Man Without Fear — Fear Itself TPB

Story By: David Liss

Art By: Jefte Palo & Francesco Francavilla

Cover By: Simone Bianchi


128 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5206-4

Fear Itself: Uncanny X-Men TPB

Story By: Kieron Gillen

Art By: Greg Land

Cover By: Greg Land

Description: The world is in the grip of an ancient evil. The fallen Asgardian god known only as the Serpent holds Earth in a stranglehold of fear. Among his hammer-powered servants, the Worthy, is the X-Men’s longtime foe, the Juggernaut — always nigh unstoppable, now infused with dark, godlike powers. What is one X-Man willing to sacrifice to keep the people of San Francisco safe? Plus: the end of the Uncanny X-Men and the return of Mr. Sinister! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #540-544.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5227-9

PunisherMAX: Homeless TPB

Story By: Jason Aaron

Art By: Steve Dillon

Cover By: Dave Johnson

Description: Since his family’s death, Frank Castle has waged a brutal, never-ending war on crime as the Punisher. Once, he was the most feared man in the city — but no more. Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin of Crime, has brought him as low as he’s ever been. No home, no weapons, no resources — just a broken old man with nothing to lose. And the Punisher has never been more dangerous. There’s no way Frank can get to Fisk in his ivory tower — surrounded by soldiers and his deadly ninja bodyguard Elektra. But Frank has a plan to draw Fisk out. Now, the Punisher’s war is about to reach its grisly conclusion. In their final battle, either Wilson Fisk or Frank Castle will die — but neither is going down without a hell of a fight. Collecting PUNISHERMAX (2010) #17-22.

128 PGS./Explicit Content …$15.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5211-8

Spider-Man: Flying Blind TPB

Story By: Dan Slott & Mark Waid

Art By: Giuseppe Camuncoli, Humberto Ramos, Emma Rios & Kano

Cover By: Giuseppe Camuncoli

Description: Life can get back to normal now that the chaos of Spider-Island has subsided. For Spider-Man, that means the cops still hate him, and his ex-girlfriend won’t speak to him — and whenever he tries to do something right, things go wrong. But at least he has his spider-sense back — and he’ll need all the help he can get when a villain from his past recruits a band of ruffians in a lofty bid to rob, terrorize and kill anyone who gets in their way! And while Dr. Octopus and his Sinister Six face the formidable Intelligencia, Spider-Man teams with Daredevil to clear the Black Cat’s not-so-good name! Seems she’s been busted stealing some high-tech gadgetry. But what if she’s not as innocent as Spider-Man thinks she is? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #674-677 and DAREDEVIL (2011) #8.

120 PGS./Rated T …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6002-1

Venom: The Savage Six TPB

Story By: Rick Remember & Cullen Bunn

Art By: Lan Medina, Kev Walker & Declan Shalvey

Cover By: Tony Moore

Description: The Crime-Master unites Jack O’Lantern, the Human Fly, Toxin and more to destroy Venom! The villain’s plan is so diabolical, it forces Eddie Brock to become a symbiote’s host once more — and takes the war to the people closest to Flash Thompson! Crime-Master’s identity is revealed, and Flash Thompson and Betty Brant’s lives will never be the same! Plus: Venom joins the Secret Avengers! Collecting VENOM (2011) #15-22.

184 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5812-7

Venom: Circle of Four TPB

Story By: Rick Remender

Art By: Lan Medina, Lee Garbett, Sana Takeda, Julian Totino & Tony Moore

Cover By: Stefano Caselli

Description: Struggling to cope with his father’s death, Flash Thompson is emotionally depleted and slowly losing his battle with the Venom symbiote for control of his mind. When his nemesis Jack O’Lantern blackmails Flash into serving the Crime-Master, Flash steals the symbiote from Project Rebirth and travels to Las Vegas to retrieve a dangerous package. With the Red Hulk chasing him, can Venom complete his mission and save his loved ones from the merciless Crime-Master? When a portal to Hell opens in the middle of Sin City, spewing forth the hordes of the underworld, Venom and Red Hulk must set aside their differences and join Ghost Rider and X-23 on a crusade to stop the spread of Hell on Earth. These tarnished heroes must wrestle free of their own personal demons and band together to save the world in its darkest hour! Collecting VENOM (2011) #10-14 and #13.1-13.4.

232 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6451-7

Infernal Man-Thing TPB

Story By: Steve Gerber, Gerry Conway & Roy Thomas

Art By: John Buscema, Kevn Nowlan & Gray Morrow

Cover By: Arthur Adams

Description: It’s the story no one thought existed —Steve Gerber’s final Man-Thing tale! First, in the classic “Song-Cry of the Living Dead Man,” Man-Thing stumbles across a lone man, desperately scribbling down his thoughts in the halls of an abandoned insane asylum. But this man’s inner demons appear in the flesh to torment him — and it’s driving the Man-Thing mad! Will Brian Lazarus succumb to the madness of everyday life? Then, in Gerber’s never-before-seen sequel, what is the mystery behind the “Screenplay of the Living Dead Man”? Collecting MAN-THING (1974) #12, INFERNAL MAN-THING #1-3 and material from SAVAGE TALES (1971) #1.

112 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6455-5

Northanger Abbey GN-TPB

Story By: Nancy Butler

Art By: Janet K. Lee

Cover By: Julian Totino Tedesco

Description: Lovingly adapted from Jane Austen’s most humorous work, Marvel Comics is proud to present literature lover Catherine Morland’s quest to be the leading lady of her own great romance. Can real life prove the equal of the Gothic novels she finds so enchanting? Can Catherine find true love amid the fictions of others and her own wild imagination? And what dread secrets lie in wait in Northanger Abbey itself? Award-winning author Nancy Butler continues her quest to reinvent Jane Austen’s Regency world in the Mighty Marvel Manner. With exquisite illustrations from Janet Lee, 19th-century England comes alive like never before. Discover — along with Catherine Moreland — that while truth may not be stranger than fiction, it can be no less surprising!

Collecting NORTHANGER ABBEY #1-5.

120 PGS./All Ages …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6440-1

John Carter: The Gods of Mars GN-TPB

Story By: Sam Humphries

Art By: Ramon Perez

Cover By: Julian Totino Tedesco

Description: The classic Edgar Rice Burroughs tale comes to graphic life! After ten long years, John Carter finally returns to Barsoom — but finds himself in the Land of the Dead! He’s faced Martian beasts, but can he handle Martian gods? And is the goddess Issus is finally revealed, will Carter be able to reach his long-lost love Dejah Thoris … before she is sacrificed? Plus, who is Cathoris, the Red Martian who mysteriously looks like Carter? Join rising sensations Sam Humphries and Ramon Perez on an incredible journey though the unforgettable worlds of Mars! Collecting JOHN CARTER: THE GODS OF MARS #1-5.

120 PGS./All Ages …$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6513-2

Dark Tower: The Gunslinger —  The Journey Begins TPB

Story By: Peter David & Robin Furth

Art By: Sean Phillips

Cover By: Sean Phillips

Description: Stephen King’s Dark Tower saga has riveted readers for decades. Now, Roland Deschain’s early tales are told for the first time as one of literature’s greatest characters is given new life on the comics page! The Barony of Gilead has fallen to the forces of the evil John Farson, as the Gunslingers are massacred at the Battle of Jericho Hill. But one Gunslinger rises from the ashes: Roland Deschain. Now the last of the Gunslingers, Roland sets out in search of the mysterious Dark Tower — the one place where he can set his out-of-synch world right. Along the way, Roland will battle the Not-Men, the Slow Mutants and more as he trails the Man in Black, the sorcerer who holds the key to finding the Dark Tower. Collecting DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER — THE JOURNEY BEGINS #1-5.

136 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-4710-7

©2012 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

Marvel’s The Avengers: The Avengers Initiative Digest

Story By: Fred Van Lente

Art By: Ron Lim

Cover By: Ron Lim

Description: The perfect introduction to Marvel’s The Avengers movie! All your favorite characters from the film packed into one digest! Meet the incredible cast of the Avengers Initiative: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye! The perfect introduction to Marvel’s The Avengers movie! All your favorite characters from the film packed into one digest! Meet the incredible cast of the Avengers Initiative: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye! Collecting MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS: THE AVENGERS INITIATIVE, CAPTAIN AMERICA & THOR!: AVENGERS.

96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6614-6

Marvel Universe Avengers: Hulk & Fantastic Four Digest

Story By: J.M. Dematteis, Jen Van Meter, Steve Niles, Brian Reed, Mark Sable & Marc Sumerak

Art By: Wellington Alves, Pepe Larraz, Leonard Kirk, Ray-Anthony Height, Tim Levins & Ig Guara

Description: The Incredible Hulk joins the circus! But why? And only Captain America, the first Avenger, can save Dr. Strange, the Sorcerer Supreme! But how? Then, the Fantastic Four learn a lesson in teamwork when they face the fighting-mad Hulk, underground-dwelling Moloids and the power-duplicating Super-Skrull! And when giant bugs attack the Earth, Ant-Man disappears! Can Giant-Girl and Spider-Man work together to find the missing hero, defeat the bugs and save the planet? It’s fantastic, smashing, mighty fun for the whole family! Collecting SUPER HEROES (2010) #21-24.

88 PGS./All Ages …$9.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6559-0

Marvel Universe Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Comic Reader #3

Story By: Christopher Yost

Art By: Scott Wegener, Patrick Scherberger

Cover By: Khoi Pham

Description: Based on the hit animated show on DISNEY XD, join CAPTAIN AMERICA, IRON MAN & THOR for a rousing adventure featuring daring & destruction in the Mighty Marvel Manner! See if Tony Stark’s IRON MAN armor can hold up to the unstoppable fury of CRIMSON DYNAMO! Collecting AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES (2011) #3, material from MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #2.

32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5374-0

Amazing Spider-Man Vol.3: Dr. Octopus Young Readers Novel

Story By: Joe Carmanga

Cover By: Patrick Scherberger

96 PGS./Ages 8-12 …$6.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6611-5

Amazing Spider-Man Vol.4: The Sandman Young Readers Novel

Story By: Joe Carmanga

Cover By: Patrick Scherberger

96 PGS./Ages 8-12 …$6.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6613-9

Marvel Universe Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Vol.1 Digest

Story By: Chris Yost

Art By: Adam Dekraker

Description: Face front, action fans! The Marvel TV smash is coming to comics! Jam packed full of huge tales that catch you up on all the action of the hit series. Don’t tell your parents because when Earth’s Deadliest Villains meet Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, no one’s goin’ to bed early! Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #1-4.

96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6444-9

Marvel Firsts: Revolution TPB

Story By: Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, Dan Slott, Jonathan Hickman, Rick Remendr, Kieron Gillen, Mark Waid & Jason Aaron

Art By: David Finch, Ariel Olivetti, Steve McNiven, Sean Chen, Jerome Opena, Billy Tan & Ron Garney

Description: Great stories from the creators who have ReEvolutionized comics! Relive the excitement as the Avengers disassemble, the Punisher fights a civil war, Spider-Man faces a brand-new day, darkness falls on the Fantastic Four, X-Force takes its war underground, Thor faces exile, Captain America is reborn and Wolverine gets Mystique — brought to you by some of today’s most talented writers and artists! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #500, PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL (2007) #1, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #546, DARK REIGN: FANTASTIC FOUR #1, UNCANNY X-FORCE #1, THOR (1966) #604, CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #444 and WOLVERINE (2003) #62.

224 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6615-3

X-Men: The Wedding of Cyclops & Phoenix TPB

Story By: Fabian Nicieza, Scott Lobdell, Glenn Herdling & Kurt Busiek

Art By: Richard Bennett, Andy Kubert, Aron Wiesenfeld, Ian Chruchill, Mik McKone, John Romita Jr., Tim Sale & Ron Randall

Cover By: Andy Kubert

Description: These are tense times for the X-Men. The Legacy virus, which has already killed many mutants both friend and foe, threatens to become a worldwide epidemic. Professor X has captured Sabretooth and locked him in the mansion basement, hoping to eventually cure his raging bloodlust. But amid the darkness, a ray of light shines — as longtime lovebirds Cyclops and Phoenix announce their engagement! The X-Men and their extended family come together to celebrate the union of mutantdom’s most star-crossed couple — but will this joyous occasion revitalize the X-Men, and provide them with new hope and a new direction for the future? Or will the looming darkness still consume them all? Collecting X-MEN (1991) #27-30 and ANNUAL #2, X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) #3, UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #308-310 and ANNUAL #18, X-MEN: THE WEDDING ALBUM, and WHAT IF? (1989) #60.

408 PGS./Rated T …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6290-2

Avengers Assemble Vol.5 TPB

Story By: Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern, Roy Thomas & Steve Englehart

Art By: Manuel Garcia, Kieron Dwyer, Brent Anderson, Ivan Reis, Patrick Zircher, Yanick Paquette, Bruce Timm, John Paul Leon, Paul Smith, Tom Grummett, John McCrea, Jim Starlin, Pat Olliff, Jorge Lucas & Klaus Janson

Cover By: Andy Kubert

Description: Fan-favorite AVENGERS scribe Kurt Busiek’s most epic tale concludes in this star-studded volume! When the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror launches an all-out war against the present day, the entire planet becomes a battlefield — and the Avengers are on the front line! Atlanteans, Deviants, Sentinels and even the Master of the World join the conflagration — but how will the Avengers react when Kang…wins?! Also featuring outer-space action with the 3-D Man! The spawn of Ultron! And an untold tale from the Avengers’ past, as the original team takes on Dr. Doom! Collecting AVENGERS (1998) #45-56 and #1 1/2, and AVENGERS: THE ULTRON IMPERATIVE.

416 PGS./Rated T …$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6250-6

Essential Thor Vol. 6 TPB

Story By: Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas, Bill Mantlo & Len Wein

Art By: John Buscema, Rich Bucklet & Sal Buscema

Description: One of the richest periods in the history of Marvel’s resident Thunder God comes your way in this grand collection of space-spanning sagas and time-travel tales! Thrill to Thor’s descent into Pluto’s dark realm, the first appearance of Firelord, Galactus’ battle with Ego the Living Planet, Loki’s invasion of Earth, the search for an errant Odin and a trip into the end of time courtesy of Zarrko the Tomorrow Man! Guest starring Hercules and the Olympians, the Egyptian pantheon, the Warriors Three, the Avengers, Ulik the Rock Troll, the Absorbing Man, and more! Collecting THOR (1966) #221-247.

520 PGS./B&W/Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6329-9

Essential Punisher Vol. 4 TPB

Story By: Mike Baron, Chuck Dixon, D.G. Chichester, Greg Wrigth & Peter David

Art By: Bill Reinhold, Mark Texeira, Neil Hansn, Todd Smith, Hugh Haynes, Ron Wagnr, Tom Morgan, Paul Guinan, John Herbert & Steven Butler

Cover By: Michael Golden

Description: Frank Castle’s war on crime continues as Microchip returns! The Punisher takes on rapists, drug lords, serial killers, Neo-Nazis, Yakuza, kidnappers, baby-snatchers and more — and even ends up embroiled in a Middle Eastern conflict! But when the Kingpin sets his sights on the Punisher, Frank Castle ends up sentenced to 30 years in prison — right next to old foe Jigsaw! A prison break becomes a nightmare when Jigsaw takes his revenge by slicing up Frank’s face — and Microchip’s solution for patching up his pal leads to the strangest change of all! Guest-starring Nick Fury, Daredevil and Captain America! Collecting PUNISHER (1987) #41-59 and ANNUAL #4-5.

568 PGS./B&W/Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6351-0

SOURCE: Comic Book Resources