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We’ve hit the jackpot with Marvel, finally getting on their advanced previews/review list, which means we have a whole slew of sneak peeks to share of the Marvel titles arriving this week (July 18).

Take the jump for AVENGERS CLASSIC #2, AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #4, CAPTAIN AMERICA #28, GHOST RIDER #13, Legion of Monsters: Morbius, MYSTIC ARCANA: BLACK KNIGHT, and NEW X-MEN #40. The list is so long, we have to break it into two parts!

AVENGERS CLASSIC #2
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Penciled by MICHAEL OEMING
Cover by ART ADAMS

Stan and Jack bring you AVENGERS #2 in all its Hulk-out glory! Plus a bonus back-up story by Dwayne McDuffie and Mike Oeming featuring the INCREDIBLE HULK in a story of misunderstanding and mayhem! Don’t miss out, it’s only 3 bucks!
And check out that far-out Art Adams cover! It’s a gas!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #4
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
WORLD WAR HULK CROSSOVER!

“GREEN ZONE” Part 1 of 2
When the Hulk and his Warbound invade America, the Superhuman Armed Forces answer the call! Our young recruits have seen plenty of action, but will it prepare them for ALL-OUT WAR?! In this time of crisis, will SHE-HULK be able to take IRON MAN’S orders? And what is HARDBALL hiding from everyone? Believe it or not, it’s a secret that could turn the tide of the entire WAR!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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CAPTAIN AMERICA #28
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils by STEVE EPTING & MIKE PERKINS
Cover by STEVE EPTING

Meet the New Serpent Squad, their leader — Sin, the daughter of the Red Skull! And now as the world still reels from the tragic assassination of Captain America, the Skull and his minions begin to put their plans into motion, to deadly effect! And as the Falcon and Nick Fury hunt for the Winter Soldier, new director of S.H.I.E.L.D., Tony Stark, gets a message from beyond the grave…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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GHOST RIDER #13
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by JAVIER SALTARES
Cover by GABRIELLE DELL’OTTO

“Apocalypse Soon,” Part 2 (of 2)
A WORLD WAR HULK TIE-IN! Well, Johnny got what he wanted. Temporarily setting aside his quest for the remaining avatars of Lucifer, he has forced the Ghost Rider into a confrontation with The Hulk in hopes of saving the innocent. But who’s going to save Ghost Rider? The straight-up beat-down of the decade rumbles to its shocking conclusion!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Legion of Monsters: Morbius
Brendan Cahill and Michael Gaydos take Morbius the Living Vampire through the deepest depths of terrifying addictions in a devastating fully painted horror taleŠand C.B. Cebulski is joined by superstar David Finch to present an untold tale of the king of vampires — Dracula — and his beautiful daughter, Lilith! Terror has never looked as good as these frightening fables!

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MYSTIC ARCANA: BLACK KNIGHT
Written by ROY THOMAS AND DAVID SEXTON
Penciled by TOM GRUMMETT AND ERIC NGUYEN
Cover by MARKO DJURJEVIC

Part two of a MAGIC EVENT defining the mystic arts of the Marvel Universe. The fall of Camelot is near and the Old Magics are in danger of fading from existence. Merlin’s only hope lies with Sir Percy of Scandia, the Black Knight! But will the cost be too great as Sir Percy duels with Mordred the Evil in the last, great battle of the era? Roy Thomas and Tom Grummett bring you this sword-and-senses shattering tale!
Plus, Ian McNee’s dangerous quest for the four magical objects continues as he faces off with the treacherous and beautiful Morgan Le Fey in a special 10-page story by David Sexton and Eric (Sandman Mystery Theatre) Nguyen.
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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NEW X-MEN #40
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE
Pencils and Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
“QUEST FOR MAGIK” Part 3 of 4

Things aren’t going well for the New X-Men in Limbo. Most are captives of the devil-ish Belasco who will kill them to get what he wants. But who is this girl who bears a striking resemblance to a certain Russian mutant who died years ago? And does she mean help or harm to the New X-Men? Either way, one has lost his heart. Another will lose her soul.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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