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Marvel Comics has provided Major Spoilers with the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in October 2007. Take the jump for the big reveal and titles including What If? Planet Hulk… And the follow up to Marvel Zombies. Yes!  Marvel Zombies 2!

HALO: UPRISING #4 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by ALEX MALEEV

Here it is — the blistering conclusion to HALO: UPRISING!!! The story that connects the video games: Halo 2 and Halo 3. Find out where Master Chief has been and where he is going, before you pick up an Xbox 360 controller and finish the fight. Meanwhile, Earth is under siege — the human resistance is faced with impossible odds with no hope in sight against the overwhelming Covenant forces. Be there to see the event that may turn the tide of the entire war. From the creative collaboration of the Eisner Award-winning creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (New Avengers, Daredevil) comes the final issue of this explosive interstellar epic arc!
40 PGS./Cardstock Cover/17 & Up …$3.99
© 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft, Bungie, the Bungie logo, Halo, the Halo logo, the Microsoft Game Studios logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE,
and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies

MARILOM006.jpgLAST OF THE MOHICANS #6 (of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
JAMES FENIMORE COOPER)
Penciled by STEVE KURTH WITH DENIS MEDRI
Cover by Gerald Parel

It’s the final battle against the Huron tribe—but in the midst of the chaos, Cora asks the heroic Hawkeye to stay with her—as her husband. And as Hawkeye’s fame as a warrior spreads far and wide, he wonders about the life he could have…It’s the bittersweet conclusion to this classic tale of transitional times—plus in the final chapter of “Deerslayer,” learn more about Hawkeye’s formative years!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MARILTI001005.jpgTREASURE ISLAND #5 (of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON)
Penciled by MARIO GULLY
Cover by GREG HILDEBRANDT

Back on the island, young Jim Hawkins is captured by the pirates who’ve taken over the stockade. Worse, Jim’s life may be worthless to them now that they have the map which will take them directly to the treasure! It will take every resource the young man has to keep a cutlass from cutting him in two. It’s the penultimate chapter in this seafaring saga of skullduggery. Don’t miss it.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARILMIM004.jpgTHE MAN IN THE IRON MASK #4 (of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
ALEXANDER DUMAS)
Penciled by HUGO PETRUS
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Former musketeer D’Artagnan has taken King Louis’s twin brother Philippe to the Bastille to be imprisoned and placed in an iron mask. But fellow musketeer Athos spies Philippe in the iron mask—and if the king finds out about it, Athos’ life will be forfeit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ultff47.jpgULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #47
Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils & Cover by MARK BROOKS
“GHOSTS” PART 1 (OF 3)

Susan Storm—the Invisible Woman—is headed toward a conference in Siberia when her helicopter is shot down for reasons unknown. With her survival in doubt, Reed Richards must abandon his completion of the Cosmic Cube at its most crucial time to confront none other than—the Ultimate Crimson Dynamo.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ultpwr9.jpgULTIMATE POWER #9 (of 9)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND

The final chapter in this lauded limited series finds the two teams—the Ultimates and the Squadron Supreme poised for the cataclysmic climax that will decide the fate of two worlds! And the ending is more than mortal minds can imagine!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ultsm115.jpgULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #115
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils by STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
“DEATH OF A GOBLIN” Part (4 of 6)

Norman Osborn—the Green Goblin—has escaped the Triskelion and is headed toward Trump Tower! A team of federal agents is on his tail, determined to take Norman down once and for all! And leading that team is none other than—Spider-Man: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! How did this happen and what does it all mean? You know you’ve got no choice but to read this one fast!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ultx87.jpgULTIMATE X-MEN #87
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
Pencils & Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
“SENTINELS” Part 4 (of 5)

Things get deadly as Dazzler and Pyro infiltrate the Mutant Liberation Front–only to find a dark secret about the organization! Meanwhile, the rest of the team are left to discover just how advanced these new Sentinels are… as Bishop’s life hangs in the balance!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

senssm41.jpgSENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #41
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Pencils & 50/50 Cover by JOE QUESADA
50/50 Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
“ONE MORE DAY” Part 3

The most-talked about – and controversial – comic event of the year continues, brought to you by J. Michael Straczynski and Joe Quesada! Brace yourself, Spidey fans, after this, nothing will be the same for Peter Parker!
The stakes have never been higher. At his darkest hours – and he’s had plenty – Peter has always had one shoulder to lean on, one person who’d remind him who he is, who he was, and who he can be. Now he’s about to lose that person. What would he do…what would you do, if you only had “One More Day?”
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

smred3.jpgSPIDER-MAN/RED SONJA #3 (of 4)
Written by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Penciled by MEL RUBI
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

If Spider-Man vs. Red Sonja wasn’t enough, now it’s Kulan Gath vs. Venom! Our heroes’ worst foes collide — but who will emerge victorious? What will this mean for the Wall-Crawler and the She-Devil with a sword? Which three members of the
Web-Slinger’s rogues gallery have also joined the chaos? And have we mentioned that if Red Sonja dies, so does Mary Jane?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
RED SONJA TM & © 2007 RED SONJA LLC. DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT TM & © 2007 DFI. www.dynamiteentertainment.com

smfam5.jpgSPIDER-MAN FAMILY #5
Written by KEVIN GREVIOUX
Penciled by RICK BURCHETT
Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

Why buy a 22-page book when you can get 104!? We’re coming at you with an all-new untold tale featuring Spidey and that magical master, Dr. Strange! The good Doc ain’t feeling so well, so here’s hoping ol’ Web Head can cure what ails him in time to fight off EVERY mystical demon in the universe! PLUS, a backup story featuring Man-Wolf, PLUS classic archive material, PLUS Spider-Man J! If we tried to cram any more story into this thing, we’d be arrested!
104 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

AMSPIG013.jpgAMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #13
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ

“I, Hobgoblin!”
While Spider-Girl deals with the guilt over what happened to her baby brother, the Hobgoblin narrates this issue as he cements his plans for a gang war with the Black Tarantula.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

AVNINIT007.jpgAVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #7
Written by Dan Slott
Pencils & Cover by Stefano Caselli

“Triple Threat”
When the Vulturians make off with some of our government’s most classified secrets, it’s up to the SCARLET SPIDERS to take them down before they can pass them off to a foreign power. By the time this adventure is over, expect to learn the identity of at least one of the men behind the Iron Spider masks!

All this, plus an appearance by a mystery Spidey villain. And Spider-Man fans take note: This issue features a VERY important Pre-ONE MORE DAY appearance by Peter Parker! A great jumping on point for one of Marvel’s hottest new titles!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ANNCONQSR004.jpgANNIHILATION: CONQUEST –– QUASAR #4 (of 4)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by MIKE LILLY
Cover by MATT WILSON

The entire Conquest event changes here – in the hands of the daughter of Captain Marvel! Quasar and the former Avenger Moondragon have closed in on the supposed savior of the Kree — but will the Super-Adaptoid beat them to their quarry? And just who or what is the object of their quest? The answers lie in the issue that leads directly into ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #1!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ANNCONSTR004.jpgANNIHILATION: CONQUEST –– STAR-LORD #4 (of 4)
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Penciled by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by NIC KLEIN

Will Peter Quill and his ragtag squad succeed in their adventure – or is it truly a suicide mission? Hordes of the Phalanx close in on Star-Lord, Bug, Captain Universe, Deathcry, Groot, Mantis and Rocket Raccoon–and one may make the supreme sacrifice! You loved him in the ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST PROLOGUE–now find out Star-Lord’s last act before ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #1!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ANNCONWRTH004.jpgANNIHILATION: CONQUEST –– WRAITH #4 (of 4)
Written by JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by CLINT LANGLEY

Wraith and Ronan — the collision course ends here! Okay, Annihilation fans, if an appearance of the Accuser isn’t enough for you, how about the Super-Skrull? What, you thought the Avengers cornered the market on the Skrulls? Also, which ANNIHILATION character is pulling the strings of Marvel’s gothic gunslinger? Find out in this creepy conclusion that takes you right into ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #1!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

nova7.jpgNOVA #7
Written by ANDY LANNING & DAN ABNETT
Penciled by SEAN CHEN & BRIAN DENHAM
Cover by ADI GRANOV

The next phase in the NOVA series is set up in this conquest chapter! What has Gamora–now a special Select agent of the Phalanx–done to Rich Rider? Has the Worldmind fallen into the hands of the tyrannical tech race? And which ANNIHILATION character returns to alter Nova’s role in ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

BLAP31.jpgBLACK PANTHER #31
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by BILLY TAN

“SIZE MATTERS”
Yikes! With Zombies chomping at their heels, the new Fantastic Four take another wrong turn on the dimensional superhighway. And this time, they’ve landed in the middle of the Sub-Atomica Universe! Can a skirmish with Psycho-Man be far behind? It’s clobberin’ time.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #31
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING

THE WINTER SOLDIER HELD PRISONER BY THE RED SKULL! While Sharon and the Falcon race to his rescue, about to cross paths with the Mighty Avenger that Tony Stark has sent hunting our rogue hero – THE BLACK WIDOW!
Will the Red Skull kill both Cap and Bucky? It’s anyone’s guess, as the second arc of the epic “DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA” storyline opens with a bang!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPCHOSEN003.jpgCAPTAIN AMERICA: THE CHOSEN #3 (of 6)
Written by DAVID MORRELL
Pencils & 50/50 Cover by MITCH BREITWEISER
50/50 Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST

New York Times best-selling novelist David Morrell and rapidly rising star Mitch Breitweiser bring you a groundbreaking new vision of Captain America as you’ve never seen him, in this six-issue Marvel Knights mini-series in the vein of SPIDER-MAN: REIGN and SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM. Steeped in the life-or-death tension of insurrectionist combat, is the young Marine
Corporal James Newman really fighting side by side with Captain America, or is it all in his mind? And is Cap actually…dying?
32 PGS./Card Stock Cover/Rated T+ …$3.99

AVNCLA005.jpgAVENGERS CLASSIC #5
Written by STAN LEE & DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

Another epic in the annals of the strongest super-team of all! Witness the mighty Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Giant-Man and the wonderful Wasp defend against the incredible Hulk and “The Invasion of the Lava Men!”…a tale only Stan and Jack could tell! Plus: An all-new story written by Dwayne McDuffie (FANTASTIC FOUR) spotlighting Cap and Thor’s earliest partnership!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

DDANN001.jpgDAREDEVIL ANNUAL #1
Story by ED BRUBAKER & ANDE PARKS
Script by ANDE PARKS
Penciled by ROY ALLEN MARTINEZ
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Daredevil’s having a tough week. A flu bug has rendered his radar power useless, a Yakuza gang is trying to reclaim their power in Hell’s Kitchen, and there’s a murder to be solved. Now, he has to deal with a visitor from his time in prison–Carlos LaMuerto, a.k.a. the Black Tarantula. Carlos has been released, and he’s looking to Matt Murdock for some help in setting up a new life on the outside. Will Murdock and LaMuerto end up as allies, or foes? Will Black Tarantula really go straight, or will his inner demons lure him back to his crime-lord past?
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ff551.jpgFANTASTIC FOUR #551
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

The original Fantastic Four is together again, just in time to cross paths with a hero who has traveled twenty years into the past in a desperate attempt to save his future from Reed Richards, the madman who is about to change the face of the planet. Oh, and the hero who has come back to save the world? His name is Doctor Doom.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

FPWRP4.jpgFANTASTIC FOUR
AND POWER PACK #4 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by GURIHIRU

The FANTASTIC FOUR has been commanded to destroy POWER PACK … by FRANKLIN RICHARDS?!? The full horror of Dr. Doom’s master plan is revealed! The world hangs in the balance! And, worst of all, by the end of this issue, one of these heroes will be grounded! BUT WHICH ONE?!?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

ATOZHBU004.jpgALL-NEW OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE
A TO Z: UPDATE #4
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN
& VARIOUS
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI

What were the Red Skull and Dr. Faustus’ involvement in Captain America’s death? Who is Revanche, and why is Psylocke wearing her body? Ever wonder how far Captain Marvel’s legacy spans across the Marvel Universe? Who was Captain America during the Revolutionary War? Think the Siege Perilous was only used on the X-Men? What’s the real deal with the Negative Zone? Featuring updates on Nitro, Spymaster, Starhawk, Supreme Intelligence and others; new characters like Arabian Knight and Omega Flight; and old favorites and obscure-os like Clan Destine, the New Universe’s Chrome/Spitfire and more!
64 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CIVILWARCHRON004.jpgCIVIL WAR CHRONICLES #4
Written by PAUL JENKINS,
J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
& MARK MILLAR
Penciled by RAMON BACHS,
STEVE LIEBER, MIKE MCKONE
& STEVE MCNIVEN
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

Experience CIVIL WAR and its major tie-ins from CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE and FANTASTIC FOUR in chronological order! Reporters Sally Floyd and Ben Urich begin to unravel the truth behind the biggest conflagration in the Marvel Universe, while the lone survivor of the team that caused the Stamford tragedy has been found…and placed under arrest! Also, one member of the FF lies hospitalized and another member of the team is secretly helping the opposition! Collecting CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE (Embedded/Accused) #5, FANTASTIC FOUR #538 and CIVIL WAR #3.
72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

GRIDER16.jpgGHOST RIDER #16
Written by DANIEL WAY
Art by JAVIER SALTARES &
MARK TEXEIRA
Cover by MARK TEXEIRA

“Revelations,” Part 3 (of 6)
With only a few “pieces” of Lucifer left to destroy, Ghost Rider comes face-to-face with “the one that got away”…as well as the fact that he can’t do anything to stop him! With the lives of innocent children hanging in the balance, Ghost Rider must race against the clock to save both them and—as if that weren’t enough—the entire mortal plane, as well! Meanwhile, two new combatants have entered the fray: Vraniel and Emmael. Ghost Rider needs help–but are they the answer to his prayers? They are, after all, angels…
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

IFIST010.jpgIMMORTAL IRON FIST #10
Written by MATT FRACTION
& ED BRUBAKER
Pencils by DAVID AJA
Cover by
JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

The kung fu tournament to end all tournaments continues in this, the third part of THE SEVEN CAPITAL CITIES OF HEAVEN. Davos and Crane Mother’s conspiracy to crush K’un-Lun and the Iron Fist legacy once and for all springs to life. The Heroes for Hire continue tracking the rogue Hydra cell across the snow-swept Himalayas. The wicked Bride of Nine Spiders spins her terrible web. America continues to fall in love with Fat Cobra. And Danny Rand returns to the fight, armed now with the long-lost life story of Orson Randall, the Last Iron Fist. Will he be too late?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HOWARDV2001.jpgHOWARD THE DUCK #1 (of 4)
Written by TY TEMPLETON
Pencils & Cover by JUAN BOBILLO

Grab your guns and camcorders and start shooting, it’s DUCK SEASON! Marvel’s favorite furious fowl, Howard, and his faithful friend with benefits, Beverly, begin their journey to destroy the internet, radio and television, in this all new mini-series by Ty (She-Hulk) Templeton and Juan (She-Hulk) Bobillo. SEE Howard face mighty hunters with mighty guns on MeTube! SEE Beverly in nothing but fig leaves! SEE grown men dressed as bunnies! And who is that giant headed guy taking A.I.M. at our heroes? HINT: It starts with “MODO—” Just when you thought it was safe to read comics again…and Marvel has to do THIS?!?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IMAN23.jpgIRON MAN #23
Written by DANIEL KNAUF & CHARLIE KNAUF
Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover by GERALD PAREL

Plagued by the ghosts of his past, Iron Man continues his investigation into the tragedy in Omaha despite being pressured by the Commission on Superhuman Activities to close the case. But troubling questions remain unanswered. Who is really behind Gadget’s murder, and what marked her for death? The only witness is a madman named Graviton.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

IMMANN002.jpgIRON MAN: ENTER THE MANDARIN #2 (of 6)
Written by JOE CASEY
Pencils & Cover by ERIC CANETE

The first historic clash between Iron Man and his greatest nemesis continues! Untold secrets abound when the ultimate battle between technology and magic kicks into high gear, as Iron Man discovers this new terrorist threat is much more dangerous than even he realized. Plus, the Mandarin isn’t the only enemy waiting to throw down with ol’ Shellhead — when the Scarecrow strikes! You want classic Iron Man…you got it!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

wwh5finch.jpgWORLD WAR HULK #5 (of 5)
Written by GREG PAK
Pencils by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by DAVID FINCH
Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

The millennium’s most massive Marvel smashfest careens towards its cataclysmic conclusion! Four so-called Marvel “heroes” shot the Hulk into space. Their exploding shuttle destroyed his people and pregnant queen. And the Hulk has taught them what their arrogance has wrought. But now the Hulk faces the puny humans’ greatest champion. And as the terrible battle rages, who will stand revealed as the hero – and who will be proved the monster? Who knows the difference between vengeance and justice? And who will pay the terrible price of anger?
48 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated T+ …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #111
Written by GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by KHOI PHAM
Cover by ART ADAMS
CLASSIFIED!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

wwhfl6.jpgWORLD WAR HULK: FRONT LINE #6 (of 6)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Penciled by RAMON BACHS
Cover by JOHN WATSON

FINAL ISSUE! Reporters Ben Urich and Sally Floyd are on the scene of the Hulk’s war on Earth – but will they get caught in the crossfire? Also, detective Danny Granville and Hulk’s warbound ally Korg expose the truth behind the death of ARCH-E-5912! Is there a murderer in their midst? Be there as Paul Jenkins and Ramon Bachs deliver the surprising finale of your street-level look at this summer’s smash hit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

wwhgamma4.jpgWORLD WAR HULK: GAMMA CORPS #4 (of 4)
Written by FRANK TIERI
Penciled by CARLOS FERREIRA
Cover by FRANCIS TSAI

Picking up the pieces from last issue’s Earth-shattering developments, we learn the truth behind the Gamma Corps and their enigmatic leader, the man called Grey. While vengeance is what has driven his fellow Corps members and even the Hulk himself these past few days, is this what drives him as well – or is his reason for wanting the Hulk dead far more complex than that? And what does all this have to do with the Illuminati? Find out in this pulse pounding finale featuring an ending that’s sure to have people talking!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

pwj12.jpgPUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #12
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

With WORLD WAR HULK in full swing and New York shut off from the outside world, who’s left to protect those left behind? Frank @#$%!@!* Castle, that’s who — and he’s none too thrilled. As the insatiable MUNG THE INCONCEIVABLE rampages through lower Manhattan, Frank and Clarke help a small band of refugees hold back his relentless onslaught. The Punisher? World War Hulk? Alien Invasion, Manhattan in ruins? This is the book Ariel Olivetti was born to draw.
48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

HFH15.jpgHEROES FOR HIRE #15
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by ALVIN LEE
Cover by FRANCIS TSAI

What kind of horrible impact does the WORLD WAR HULK event have on our heroes? Who will live? Who will die? Who will get mad and quit? The unexpected conclusion to a 5-part story designed to knock your socks and your toe nails off! “Zeb Wells is taking this book filled with second-tier characters seriously and having a blast with it. And so am I!” says Ain’t It Cool News.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

whatifph.jpgWHAT IF? PLANET HULK
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by RAFA SANDOVARL & CAFU
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

Last year, a group of Marvel heroes decided the Hulk was too dangerous for Earth, tricked him into a shuttle, and shot him into space. After the Hulk rose from slave to gladiator to conquering emperor on the savage planet of Sakaar, the shuttle exploded – destroying the Hulk’s people and his pregnant queen. And the entire Marvel Universe knows what happened next as the Hulk returned to wreak his terrible vengeance in the pages of “World War Hulk.” But what if the Hulk had landed on the peaceful planet the Marvel heroes originally intended? What if Banner had landed on Sakaar instead of the Hulk? And what if the Hulk’s warrior bride Caiera the Oldstrong had come to Earth seeking vengeance instead of her husband? Get ready for three shocking tales of what could have been from the writer of the “Planet Hulk” and “World War Hulk” epics.
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

MARADVFF029.jpgMARVEL ADVENTURES
FANTASTIC FOUR #29
Written by STEVE NILES
Pencils & Cover by LEONARD KIRK

Hmmmm…can’t remember…Hulk Knit! No, that’s not right. Hulk Bake Muffins! Nope, nope…Oh! I know…HULK SMASH!!!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARADVSM032.jpgMARVEL ADVENTURES
SPIDER-MAN #32
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by POP MHAN
Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER

Glub blub glub Spidey glub blub fights glub blub blub blub HYDRO-MAN!!!!!!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVADVAVEN017.jpgMARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #17
Written by TY TEMPLETON
Penciled by RONAN CLIQUET
Cover by TOM GRUMMETT

Ok, you’re a super hero. And you’ve got to fight a robot. But while the robot can punch and blast you with lasers, YOU can’t touch him. That’s a problem, right? That’s what the Avengers are up against when they encounter THE VISION!
32 PGS./ All Ages…$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #4
Written by PAUL BENJAMIN
Penciled by DAVID NAKAYAMA
Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS

When it comes to capturing the Hulk, General Ross doesn’t fool around. He’s recruited the nuclear powered villain Radioactive Man and he’s also outfitted Madrox the Multiple Man with a Hulkbuster exoskeleton that duplicates when he does. But the Hulk’s not the only one in trouble when their mountainside battle triggers an avalanche that threatens an entire town.
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARADVIM006.jpgMARVEL ADVENTURES
IRON MAN #6
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by JAMES CORDEIRO
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

Iron Man dons his SPACE ARMOR to rescue a Stark orbital platform from his old enemy, the LIVING LASER – but during their zero-G battle they unleash an even deadlier threat: the all-new, all-terrifying SWARM! This sentient cloud of nanobots wants to consume and convert every bit of matter in its path – including Earth itself! Shellhead and Laser must forge an uneasy alliance to stop Swarm from laying waste to the planet
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES TWO-IN-ONE #4
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #26
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #30
64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #4
MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #4
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #4
64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MCPV2002.jpgMARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #2
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM, KATHRYN IMMONEN,
M. ZACHARY SHERMAN & RICH KOSLOWSKI
Penciled by DAVE WILKINS, STUART IMMONEN, KHOI PHAM
Cover by STUART IMMONEN

Hellcat leaps into action coming face-to-face with her darkest nightmare—herself!?! And if one man could single-handedly take down a S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, it’s—Taskmaster! Meanwhile, the mystery deepens, as we learn more about a secret team, dedicated to the ideals of Captain America…in a manner of speaking. And if that weren’t enough—who is—what is—Weapon Omega? Find the answer in the second issue of Marvel’s all-new, cutting-edge anthology!
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

MASPOT022.jpgMARVEL SPOTLIGHT: MARVEL ZOMBIES
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS

October brings our most sepulchral SPOTLIGHT yet, as we unleash legions of Marvel Zombies on loyal Marvel-ites everywhere! We’ll be digging up the latest dirt on the hottest undead property in comics, to bring you the best, most behind-the-crypt coverage around: If it’s got a pulse, we’re not interested! Get ready for an inside look at the past and future of the Marvel Zombies, going back to their creation in Millar/Land’s ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR, the breakout-hit limited series by Robert Kirkman and Sean Phillips, the Dynamite crossover series MARVEL ZOMBIES VS. ARMY OF DARKNESS, and all the future comics fun featuring these flesh-eating phenoms! All this and a comprehensive look at the amazing art of Arthur Suydam! PLUS: SPOTLIGHT surveys the landscape of Marvel’s universe of magic with the creators who brought you MYSTIC ARCANA! Magic, mysticism and monstrous mayhem: Hand ’em out to the kiddies on Halloween night! It’s a Marvel Zombies SPOTLIGHT that’s all treat and no trick!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARZOM2001.jpgMARVEL ZOMBIES 2 #1 (of 5)
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
Penciled by SEAN PHILLIPS
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM

Are you ready for Marvel Zombies Civil War? Forty years have passed and the zombies have come back home after eating just about everything else in the universe. Yum yum! What awaits them back on Earth, though, is beyond anything even these shambling monstrosities could have conceived! This is a new series featuring the amazing, irreverent take on the Marvel characters that became last year’s unexpected smash hit. They’re back and more stomach-churning than ever! The smash hit series is back, daring to ask: “Whose stomach are you in?”
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MAVEN006.jpgMIGHTY AVENGERS #6
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by FRANK CHO

The shocking conclusion to the Ultron terror as the Avengers reassemble and go on the offensive. It’s now or never for an Ultron butt-kicking. How on Earth will Tony Stark survive this??? And how does this connect to the startling Skrull infestation that may have taken over the Marvel Universe? The next big clue to the truth is HERE!!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

navng35.jpgNEW AVENGERS #35
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

The Hood makes his play for the big time by gathering the most ruthless rogues gallery of evil the Marvel Universe has ever seen. What does a guy who wants to be the “Kingpin of all super-villains” do to make his point? You have to see it to believe it.
Guest-Starring Tigra. Poor Tigra. Poor, poor Tigra.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MSMARVEL020.jpgMS. MARVEL #20
Written by BRIAN REED
Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by GREG HORN
PUPPETS – PART 3 OF 3

Brian Reed (New Avengers Illuminati) and Aaron Lopresti (Incredible Hulk) bring the Puppet Master saga to an explosive conclusion! In the heart of South America, Ms. Marvel goes toe-to-toe with a giant as she tries to put an end to Puppet Master’s final grab at glory – while facing the possibility of losing one of the people she cares most about in the world! Death, destruction and special guest star Stature of the Young Avengers, all in this issue!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MYTHOSFF.jpgMYTHOS: FANTASTIC FOUR
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art and Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

The prestigious Mythos format returns as we find out how Marvel’s First Family became the team they are today! Paul Jenkins tells the tale while Paolo Rivera delivers the beautiful fully painted origin of the FANTASTIC FOUR!
32 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Rated A …$3.99

natrans4.jpgNEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS #4 (of 4)
Written by STUART MOORE
Penciled by TYLER KIRKHAM
Cover by TOM RANEY

This is it, the finale to the meeting between the robots with more than meets the eye and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Last issue saw Iron Man shake things up in a giant way, and now all the players–the Avengers, the Autobots and the Decepticons–come together as two nations stand on the brink of nuclear Armageddon! What roll will Dr. Doom play in this final chapter? It’s comics’ most popular super team, the FF’s #1 villain, and the world-famous robots all in one frenzied finale!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
HASBRO and its logo, TRANSFORMERS, and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. Copyright 2007 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

nwar5.jpgNEW WARRIORS #5
Written by KEVIN GREVIOUX
Penciled by PACO MEDINA
Cover by NIC KLEIN

The Zodiac strikes back as Sofia performs a heroic deed, and pays for it dearly! Night Thrasher’s world crumbles as one of the New Warriors dies on his watch. Is this the end of the New Warriors? And what is Tony Stark’s next plan to bring the team to the side of justice?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

omega1.jpgOMEGA: THE UNKNOWN #1 (of 10)
Written by JONATHAN LETHEM with KARL RUSNAK
Art by FAREL DALRYMPLE & PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER

The story of a mute, reluctant superhero from another planet, and the earthly teenager with whom he shares a strange destiny — and the legion of robots and nanoviruses that have been sent from afar to hunt the two of them down. Created in 1975 by Steve Gerber and Mary Skrenes, the original Omega The Unknown lasted only ten issues but was a legend to those who recall it — an ahead-of-its-time tale of an anti-hero, inflected with brilliant ambiguity. One of Omega’s teenage fans was award-winning novelist Jonathan Lethem, who has used the original as a springboard for a superbly strange, funny, and moving graphic novel in ten chapters.
32 PGS./Rated T+…$2.99

penance2.jpgPENANCE: RELENTLESS #2 (of 5)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Pencils & Cover by PAUL GULACY

The most hated man in America has now become the most dangerous man in America. After going AWOL from the Thunderbolts, Robbie Baldwin hunts down the one man who can help him get what he needs as the C.S.A. and S.H.I.E.L.D. scramble to figure out exactly what the hero formerly known as Speedball is after.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

submar5.jpgSUB-MARINER #5 (of 6)
Written by MATT CHERNISS & PETER JOHNSON
Penciled by PHIL BRIONES
Cover by DAVID FINCH

Time is running for the monarch of the seas! Wolverine and Professor X could offer no help; the Atlantean terrorists responsible for the destruction of an entire U.S. town stand ready to strike the surface again; Iron Man, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., is poised to invade Atlantis; traitors within the kingdom are about to topple the Sub-Mariner’s rule…and before Namor can confront any of these problems, he has to survive fighting Venom and the Thunderbolts! But which of Namor’s countless enemies will be responsible for the destruction of Atlantis?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

shehulk22.jpgSHE-HULK #22
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by SHAWN MOLL
Cover by MIKE DEODATO

“JADED”
It’s a new direction for the lean, green fighting machine as longtime Hulk writer Peter David takes the helm as the world’s most dangerous lawyer takes on the world’s most dangerous job. Be here now…or She-Hulk Smash!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

shanna3.jpgSHANNA THE SHE–DEVIL: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #3 (of 4)
Written by JUSTIN GRAY &
JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Pencils & Cover by KHARI EVANS

As if things couldn’t get any worse, Shanna the She-Devil and her band of merry pirates have been captured by Nazi Neanderthals and must battle for their lives against a pair of man-eating sabertooth tigers in a prehistoric gladiatorial death match! Meanwhile, the Hong Kong gangsters plot their revenge, but run into a snag when dozens of curious raptors enter the fray…
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

svtu4.jpgSUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP/M.O.D.O.K.’S 11 #4 (of 5)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

After barely making it out of the Infinicide’s fortress alive, the surviving members of M.O.D.O.K.’s team discover their score has been stolen from them – by the son of the MANDARIN! To make matters worse, Puma has lost his powers, the Living Laser is about to merge with the universe, Rocket Racer can’t work up the nerve to ask Nightshade out on a date, and A.I.M. is poised to make its move against them. Fortunately, there’s no greater way to foster team unity than to track down and beat the stuffing out of the guy who ripped off the most powerful weapon in the universe from you after you spent so much time and energy stealing it in the first place.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

odr4.jpgTHE ORDER #4
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by BARRY KITSON

Scientifically augmented zombie mutant…meat…things…continue their messy rampage through Los Angeles, and it falls to the Order not just to stop the attack, but to figure out the horrible truth behind it all. Meanwhile, how do you solve a super-murder? Is there a CSI for super heroes? There is now. And through it all, some of the gang start to realize that even though they want to save the world, they might not have it in them. What then? The pressures of performing start to eat away at the Order as, joy of joys, they get evicted from the Bradbury. Yes: It’s just another beautiful day in southern California for THE ORDER.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

thor4bermejo.jpgthor4copiel.jpgTHOR #4
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Pencils & 50/50 Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
50/50 Cover by LEE BERMEJO

Thor has come back from the void–he’s reclaimed Mjolnir and summoned the lightning–and he’s rebuilt Asgard from the ground up…literally! But who will populate the home of the gods? The Odinson’s search for his fellow deities spans the earthly plane of Midgard…and you won’t believe where he finds them!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

tbolts118.jpgTHUNDERBOLTS #118
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

With his life spiraling downwards, can superhuman psychiatrist Doc Samson pull Penance away from the brink? And who on the Thunderbolts could hate the gamma-irradiated doctor more than the man he’s trying to help?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

xmmessiah.jpgX-MEN: MESSIAH COMPLEX ONE-SHOT
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MARC SILVESTRI
50/50 Cover by DAVID FINCH
50/50 Variant Cover by MARC SILVESTRI

The biggest event to hit the X-Men in ten years is here! Superstars Ed Brubaker (UNCANNY X-MEN, CAPTAIN AMERICA) and Marc Silvestri (UNCANNY X-MEN, NEW X-MEN) bring you the first chapter of the story that fans will be talking about for years. Just when it looked like there was no possibility of a future for mutants, hope arrives. But the X-Men aren’t there to meet it—The Marauders and Purifiers beat them to it. Now the race is on to get the first new mutant since HOUSE OF M! The story that begins here continues through all the X-Men books. Don’t miss it!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

uncanX491.jpgUNCANNY X-MEN #491
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

“THE EXTREMISTS”
This is it, the final showdown between the X-Men and the terrorist branch of the Morlocks. But how can they win with Warpath and Hepzibah captured and Storm buried under a ton of debris? The future is at stake and it all centers on Magneto. But what role will the former Master of Magnetism play? Part 5 (of 5)
Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 14 – Beast nearly sold his soul to science for a chance to cure the effects of M-Day. But when the rational arts fail him, he turns to the mystical arts and Doctor Strange!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

xfact24.jpgX-FACTOR #24
Written by PETER DAVID
Pencils & Cover by PABLO RAIMONDI

“THE ISOLATIONIST”
The stunning conclusion to THE ISOLATIONIST. Josef Huber has been manipulating X-Factor in the hopes of gathering together all mutants. But post M-Day, with their numbers dwindling, amassing the world’s remaining mutants could reduce them to a single target. With Layla Miller lost and wandering the streets of New York, Siryn and Monet shepherding the twins Molly and Wally to safety, and the rest of the team still reeling from their confrontation with Quicksilver, can X-Factor Investigations uncover Huber’s plans before harm comes to the remnants of mutantkind? Part 4 (of 4)
Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 15 – Guided by Doctor Strange, Beast explores the mystical corners of the Marvel
Universe and discovers that M-Day has destroyed more lives than he thought possible.
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

nexcal43.jpgNEW X-MEN #43
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
CHILDREN OF X-MEN

The enemies of the New X-Men are on the move. Ever since Decimation, the students of the Xavier Institute have been depowered, blown up, shot down and tortured. Now, on the eve of an event that will change mutantkind forever, the kids have to wonder… are they doomed? Could the last generation of X-Men be ending now? And does one of the New X-Men have the Messiah Complex? Part 2 (of 2)
Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 16 – Beast comes face-to-face with someone you won’t believe!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

xm204.jpgX-MEN #204
Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils by MICHAEL CHOI
Cover by MICHAEL CHOI

“BLINDED BY THE LIGHT—EPILOGUE”
The X-Men lick their wounds after being taken apart by the Marauders. See what remains of Cannonball and Iceman. Discover the fate of Rogue. See the Marauders prepare for the next part of their plan.
Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 15 – The end of Beast’s journey. Has he uncovered a new hope for mutantkind?
40 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

wolv58.jpgWOLVERINE #58
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Pencils by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM

Last issue ended with Wolverine reduced to a brain dead vegetable. You’d think that was the end of Wolverine’s adventures, but it’s actually just the beginning of Wolverine’s greatest challenge yet. Guest-starring Iron Man and Dr. Strange! Marc (Blade, Flash) Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin bring you the second chapter in the story we had to call “Logan Dies.”
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

wolvdthsng.jpgWOLVERINE ANNUAL: DEATHSONG
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Pencils & Cover by MARCELO FRUSIN
THE DEATH SONG OF J. PATRICK SMITTY

Los Angeles Times-best selling author Gregg Hurwitz (The Crime Writer) and Marcelo Frusin (Hellblazer) bring you a gritty, self-contained story! It’s Wolverine as you’ve never seen him before! A botched bank heist. A dozen dead civilians. A man on the run. Smitty’s a two-bit hoodlum with blood on his hands and a monster nipping at his heels. A relentless force of nature whose senses are as sharp as his claws. Smitty is going to die, and he knows it. The only question is: when? To understand the ending, you must start at the beginning. And Smitty’s story is a killer.
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

wolvorig18.jpgWOLVERINE: ORIGINS #18
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

“Our War,” Part 3 (of 5)
As Wolverine and Captain America team up to battle the emerging menace cryptically referred to as HYDRA, a distrustful Bucky digs into Wolverine’s past. But will what he finds save his partner or put him directly in harm’s way? Don’t miss out on this exploration of essential Marvel history!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

xmvul2.jpgX-MEN: EMPEROR VULCAN #2 (of 5)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by PACO DIAZ
Cover by BILLY TAN

As the war between brothers continues, a vast new power just entered Shi’Ar space… but what have they come for? For Havok and Vulcan, the answer to that question changes everything and the fate of the Shi’Ar Empire rests on one man’s shoulders.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CABDPL46.jpgCABLE & DEADPOOL #46
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Penciled by REILLY BROWN
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

Since Deadpool is twice as much trouble as anyone in the Marvel Universe, the only logical people who could possibly rescue him and Bob, Agent of Hydra, from their temporal tantrum are… the FANTASTIC EIGHT?
Twice the guest stars! Twice the fun! But not twice the price! How can you say no?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

x1stcls5.jpgX-MEN: FIRST CLASS #5
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by ROGER CRUZ
Cover by ERIC NGUYEN

My X-Men! Have you reached the area where the Hulk
was reported?
“Uh…yeah…”
Excellent! Containing him will win favor in the public eye for all mutants.
“Yeah… speaking of mutants, would you rather us go fight Magneto? Or how about Juggernaut! Ooh- The Blob, let us fight the Blob!”
This mission isn’t going well, is it?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

newx24.jpgNEW EXCALIBUR #24
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by BILLY TAN

“BATTLE FOR ETERNITY”
The sun never sets on the British Empire, but Albion has ushered in an age of darkness. He has neutralized all technology in Britain, reducing the island to a pre-industrial state. His corps of Shadow Captains has cemented his control and now serves as the standing army in his war against Roma and the Captain Britain Corps. Excalibur is the only hope to overcome this threat, but what chance do they have with a traitor lurking in their ranks?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

EXILES99.jpgEXILES #99
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by TOMM COKER

The exciting conclusion of “A Dream of Two Good Men.” The Exiles have their final showdown with Victor Von Doom’s Four Fantastic as the clock ticks for a broken dimension. Will Doom’s Earth be saved? Does it deserve to be?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

xmdieswd1.jpgX-MEN: DIE BY THE SWORD #1 & #2 (of 5)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JUAN SANTACRUZ
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

Psylocke’s reunion with her brother, Captain Britain, takes a turn for the worst when the diabolic minds of several of
Excalibur’s greatest foes decide that one world is not enough to conquer. The Exiles and Excalibur must join forces to save crosstime before all of creation is destroyed!
32 PGS. (Each)/Rated A …$2.99 (Each)

MARVEL MAX SAMPLER ‘07
Written by ARUNE SINGH

For over six years, the Marvel MAX line has redefined the mature reader comic and pushed the limits…but that was only the beginning! With the launch of FOOLKILLER, TERROR, INC. and a shocking new direction for PUNISHER, MAX is going to once again change how you look at comics! What’s next for this groundbreaking line? Which red-hot creators are launching new books? You’ll get all those answers—and exclusive art—in this specially priced issue!
32 Pages/ Explicit Content…$1.00

FOOL001.jpgFOOLKILLER #1 (of 5)
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Pencils & Cover by LAN MEDINA

Los Angeles Times best-selling author Gregg Hurwitz (The Crime Writer) and Lan Medina (Punisher) bring you a gritty, no-holds barred crime thriller! Move over Frank Castle, there’s a new vigilante in town. When the Foolkiller strikes, the
punishment fits the crime. It’s a grand display for all to see, the truth in all its brutal glory, our hidden secrets gutted and turned inside out for the front pages. A vigilante artist, a madman performer, the Foolkiller has been brutally introduced to the human joke, and he wants to make sure fools everywhere take note. What he reveals may not be what you want to see. Or what you want to admit. But he makes one thing certain: If you’re a fool, you cannot hide.
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Explicit Content …$3.99
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC

pun51.jpgPUNISHER #51
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Penciled by GORAN PARLOV
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

“LONG COLD DARK,” PART 2
Frank Castle is in bad shape. His left wrist is broken, and the other is badly lacerated so he’s guessing he went insane and snapped the handcuffs. On top of that, they had to reinflate his lung. How the scene played out is a mystery. But one thing’s for sure. Barracuda has the prize. A 7-pound, 10-ounce bundle of joy. And the Punisher will do anything to get it back.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$2.99]

terinc3.jpgTERROR, INC. #3 (of 5)
Written by DAVE LAPHAM
Penciled by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

Mr. Terror SMASH!
Most of Mr. Terror’s parts are expendable and replaceable save one–and when the decaying detective is robbed of the mystical left arm of his long-dead love, the arm housing both his curse and the only good part left of his soul, Terror loses his grip on himself for the first time in a millennium and a half. Now this vicious, barbaric, brutal, merciless, heartless, relentless, cutthroat, blood-thirsty, inhuman killer…has nothing holding him back! It’s a five-issue Marvel MAX bloodbath you won’t believe, from writer David Lapham (Stray Bullets) and artist Patrick Zircher (IRON MAN)!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Explicit Content …$3.99

CRIMINAL10.jpgCRIMINAL #10
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Art and Wraparound cover by SEAN PHILLIPS

THE BIG HEIST GOES DOWN ON CHRISTMAS EVE, AND BULLETS ARE FLYING!
Tracy finally comes to the end of the line in his search for answers, but will he want them by then? Or has his entry back into the life his brother led changed who he is? And what about the hitmen on his trail? He’ll have to deal with that, too. The action-packed FINALE of the second Criminal arc from award-winning creators Ed Brubaker and Sean
Phillips. And every issue of Criminal is packed from cover to cover with content, from back-up stories to noir articles by Brubaker and many other big-name writers, so wise up and buy the single issues!
32PGS/Mature Content/No Ads… $2.99

JKGALBOUNT_HC.jpgJACK KIRBY’S GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS HC
Written by LISA KIRBY & STEVE ROBERTSON
Penciled by MIKE THIBODEAUX
Cover by JACK KIRBY

An All-New series featuring characters and concepts created by Jack “King” Kirby! Meet the Berkleys, your typical suburban California family. But when young Garrett Berkley discovers his parents’ secret — that the science-fiction stories his father writes aren’t fiction at all, but autobiography — he’s blasted into a whole new universe of adventure, mystery and danger. Now, Jack Berkley must put down his pen, reassemble his old team and take up the mantle of being a Galactic Bounty Hunter for one final mission! Collecting JACK KIRBY’S GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS #1-6.
256 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2628-7

Anita8.jpgANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: GUILTY PLEASURES #8 (of 12)
Written by LAURELL K. HAMILTON
Adapted by JESS RUFFNER
Pencils and Cover by BRETT BOOTH

Anita and Phillip recover from the Freak Party only to come face-to-face with Master Vampire Nikolaos. What will she think of the Executioner’s newest findings in the Vampire Murders? Will the information Anita has save her life or endanger it? Meanwhile, the vampire murderer strikes again! Who is the latest victim of this mysterious killer?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

rdpht12.jpgRED PROPHET: THE TALES OF ALVIN MAKER #12 (of 12)
Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD
Adapted by
ROLAND BERNARD BROWN
Pencils and Cover by
RODNEY BUCHEMI

The final bloody battle! Following the massacre of the peaceful unarmed Reds of Prophetstown, Ta-Kumsaw has little trouble uniting various Indian tribes into a mighty army with the single-minded goal of either killing the Whites or driving them out of the land. But it is the war chief’s non-Red allies that make him wary as he gears up to face off against Andrew “Old Hickory” Jackson and the American Army.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MAGIC012.jpgMAGICIAN APPRENTICE
#12 (of 12)
Written by RAYMOND E. FEIST
Adapted by BRYAN J.L. GLASS
Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN
Cover by KHOI PHAM

The Eve of the Riftwar is here! Pug and the ducal party at last fulfill their desperate quest and arrive at the Kingdom’s capital city of Rillanon. But the unease and growing tension of their long journey culminates in frustration as King Rodric the 4th reveals himself as a sovereign unhinged, plagued by indecisiveness and terrifying personality shifts. Treachery abounds, and not all is as it appears to be. As Duke Borric contemplates treason against the crown, the Riftwar finally erupts as the mighty Tsurani Empire begin their conquest of Midkemia.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Hedgeknight.jpgHEDGE KNIGHT II: SWORN SWORD #5 (of 6)
Written by GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Adapted by BEN AVERY
Pencils and Cover by MIKE S. MILLER

In the midst of drought, Dunk and his squire Egg find that the problems his lord Ser Eustace faces run deeper than the river water the Red Widow has taken for her own. As they seek to make amends for an attack on one of the Red Widow’s men, old wounds are revisited and Ser Eustace’s old offenses are brought to light…and Dunk must take up his sword in defense of his lord. But is his lord worth defending?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MAGICV1TPB.jpgMAGICIAN APPRENTICE VOL. 1 TPB
Written by RAYMOND E. FEIST with Special Introduction by the Author
Adapted by MICHAEL AVON OEMING & BRYAN J.L. GLASS
Penciled by BRETT BOOTH & RYAN STEGMAN
Cover by BRETT BOOTH

Pug and Tomas are two kitchen boys living in the medieval fantasy world of Midkemia who dream of one day becoming heroes. But as the boys start on the path to manhood and begin their apprenticeships to their respective masters, they stumble upon a shipwreck and learn that invaders from a strange and distant world have found a way to Midkemia through portals known as “rifts” and are preparing for a full scale assault. As Tomas learns to be a soldier and Pug studies the path of a magician, both boys find themselves growing into the heroes they had hoped to become – but growing apart as the effects of the Riftwar change both of their lives forever. All this and a cover gallery, sketches, and letters from author Raymond E. Feist and Michael Avon Oeming. Collecting MAGICIAN APPRENTICE #1-6.
168 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99

MMFFV6VAR_HC.jpgMMFFV6_HC.jpgMARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 6
Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
Cover by JACK KIRBY

Back-to-press and fully restored by popular demand!
Continuing their greatest hits streak on the The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine!, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby weren’t content just to create the Inhumans, Galactus, and the Silver Surfer. No, a three-peat was thinking far, far smaller than the most amazing team in comics’ history imagined. Their follow-up was a heart-wrenching tale of tragedy and heroism titled “This Man! This Monster!” If this story doesn’t make you come to love Benjamin J. Grimm, then yer heart must be made of orange rock, fella! Because the greatest FANTASTIC FOUR story wasn’t enough, waiting in the wings Stan and Jack had yet another unmatched milestone: the first-appearance of the world’s first African super hero, the Black Panther and his kingdom of Wakanda! And that’s just the start! In the pages of this Marvel Masterworks you’ll also encounter the vile Klaw, see the Silver Surfer go toe-to-toe with the Thing, watch the Human Torch face his namesake, the original 1940s Torch, and wonder in shock and awe at how the Fantastic Four can hope to overcome Dr. Doom when he’s wrested the Power Cosmic from the all-powerful Silver Surfer himself! We can’t guarantee that you won’t wear out the pages reading stories these great again and again! You may want to order two just in case! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #51-60 and ANNUAL #4
240 PGS./All Ages… $54.99
ISBN: 0-7851-1266-9
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 6 – VARIANT EDITION VOL. 28
240 PGS./ALL AGES… $54.99
ISBN: 0-7851-1296-0

MMATLARASTV1.jpgMMATLARASTV1VAR_HC.jpgMARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA STRANGE TALES VOL. 1
Written by STAN LEE, HANK CHAPMAN & VARIOUS
Penciled by JOE MANEELY, JOHN ROMITA, GENE COLAN, RUSS HEATH, JOE SINNOTT, BILL EVERETT, BERNIE KRIGSTEIN, JIM MOONEY,
DICK AYERS, ED WINIARKSI, MANNY STALLMAN, GEORGE TUSKA, TONY DIPRETA & VARIOUS
Cover by BILL EVERETT

Prepare yourself for a haunted Halloween full of pre-Code horror courtesy of the Marvel Masterwork’s Atlas Era! We’re turning the clock back to 1951, the time when horror reined supreme in comics. These never-before-collected stories of ghosts, ghouls, monsters, morgues, vampires, and more than just a few terrors-that-dare-not-speak-their-names aren’t just some of the most frightening tales ever published, they’re also by a frightening array of star comic-book talents! See why Gene Colan says “He Wished He Was a Vampire;” Look out when Bill Everett gives “The Evil Eye;” Come along as Russ Heath finds a planet that may, or may not, be “Uninhabited;” Prove to Bernie Krigstein if you were “The Boy Who Was Afraid,” and to stand in shock and amazement at the bevy of stories lurking just around the corner by Stan Lee’s right-hand man of the ’50s, comics great Joe Maneely!
272 PGS./Rated A …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2771-0
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA STRANGE TALES VOL. 1 – VARIANT EDITION VOL. 85
272 PGS./Rated A …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2772-7

MMAVNGV7_HC.jpgMMFFV6VAR_HC.jpgMARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 7
Written by ROY THOMAS
Penciled by JOHN BUSCEMA, GENE COLAN, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, SAL BUSCEMA & HOWARD PURCELL
Cover by JOHN BUSCEMA

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assemble once again under the banner of the crème de la crème of comics collections—the Marvel Masterworks. Joined by the titanic talents of John Buscema, Gene Colan, and Barry Windsor-Smith, AVENGERS scribe, Roy Thomas, elevates the intrigue to fever pitch in yet another watershed collection. Featuring Hank Pym’s first turn as Yellowjacket, Hawkeye’s metamorphosis into Goliath, the wedding of Giant-Man and the Wasp, a solo adventure with the Black Panther, and building to a boil with a battle against the one and only Ultron, we dare to catch your breath while reading this classic collection! And to top it all off, we’re including Roy Thomas and Howard Purcell’s rare Black Knight tale from the pages of MARVEL SUPER-HEROES! Reserve that copy today, True Believer!
Collecting THE AVENGERS #59-68 and MARVEL SUPER-HEROES #17
256 PGS./Rated A …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2680-5
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 7 – VARIANT EDITION VOL. 84
256 PGS./Rated A …$54.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2681-2

FALLENSONDOCA_HC.jpgFALLEN SON: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA PREMIERE HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by LEINIL YU, ED MCGUINNESS, JOHN ROMITA JR.,
DAVID FINCH, JOHN CASSADAY
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

The death of Captain America hits the Marvel Universe — hard! Be there as superstar Jeph Loeb teams with the industry’s top artists on a story that will have everyone talking, navigating the turbulent post-Civil War landscape! Can the world accept the death of a true hero? In the wake of a tragedy, we visit the top heroes of the Marvel Universe. How do people with amazing powers face a force that no one can fight? Is more violence coming? Featuring Wolverine, the Mighty Avengers, the New Avengers, Spider-Man and Iron Man! FALLEN SON: WOLVERINE, AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA, SPIDER-MAN, and IRON MAN.
128 PGS./Rated T+ … $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2799-4
Trim size: standard

SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & PETER DAVID
Penciled by RON GARNEY, TODD NAUCK, RONAN CLIQUET &
COLLEEN DORAN
Cover by ANGEL MEDINA

The first of two titanic hardcovers collecting the status-quo-shattering BACK IN BLACK saga! Reeling in the aftermath of CIVIL WAR, Peter Parker has plenty of reasons to consider a change of wardrobe: Black is his state of mind. But the worst is yet to come for Spider-Man! In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, events are set in motion that will forever change the life of your favorite web-slinger. There IS no going back! In FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN, the secrets of the alternate Uncle Ben are revealed, but not before the Sandman attacks! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #539-543, and FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #17-23 and ANNUAL #1.
336 PGS./Rated A …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2904-2
Trim size: oversized

MARVEL ZOMBIES: THE COVERS HC
Featuring the artwork of ARTHUR SUYDAM, GREG LAND & KYLE HOTZ.

Comic-book fans devoted enough to read only Marvel titles have long been dubbed “Marvel Zombies,” but even the most passionate reader could not have predicted the runaway popularity of the MARVEL ZOMBIES limited series and its subsequent spin-offs. A shocking, spellbinding tale of a Marvel Universe infected by a worldwide zombie plague, this fascinating saga sent readers racing to comic-book shops – resulting in an unprecedented number of multiple printings for each issue. Arthur Suydam’s unforgettable covers have been a huge factor in the MARVEL ZOMBIES phenomenon, with many devoted fans purchasing all the issues’ multiple printings for that reason alone. Now, each and every one of those covers is collected in a single keepsake edition in all their gory detail, along with a horde of never-before-seen extras! Also featuring the zombie-themed covers of Greg Land (ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR) and Kyle Hotz (ZOMBIE)!
96 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2908-0
Trim size: oversized

AVENGERSASV5_HC.jpgAVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 5 HC
Written by KURT BUSIEK
Penciled by ALAN DAVIS, MANUEL GARCIA, KIERON DWYER, BRENT ANDERSON, IVAN REIS, PATRICK ZIRCHER & YANICK PAQUETTE
Cover by ANDY KUBERT

Kurt Busiek’s most stunning Avengers saga, collected in its entirety! Devastation, drama and death leave no Avenger untouched when Kang the Conqueror finally meets his goal of conquering the world alongside his son, the Scarlet Centurion! As Atlanteans, Deviants and Sentinels enter the fray, heroes from around the world and across the galaxy unite – but the Avengers’ best allies may be the enemies who want Earth for themselves! Secrets are shared and societies shaken in the war to win the world! Collecting AVENGERS #41-56 and AVENGERS ANNUAL 2001.
432 PGS./Rated T+ …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2348-4
Trim size: oversized
THESE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!
THESE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE HARDCOVERS STILL AVAILABLE!
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 1…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1573-0)
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 2…$29.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1773-3)
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 3…$34.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2130-7)
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 4…$39.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2347-4)

LEGMON_HC.jpgLEGION OF MONSTERS HC
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON, MIKE CAREY, ROBIN FURTH, JONATHAN HICKMAN, TED MCKEEVER, SKOTTIE YOUNG, BRENDAN CAHILL,
C.B. CEBULSKI, DOUG MOENCH, MARV WOLFMAN, TONY ISABELLA,
BILL MANTLO & SCOTT EDELMAN
Penciled by DAVID FINCH, GREG LAND, KLAUS JANSON,
TED MCKEEVER, SKOTTIE YOUNG, KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY,
JONATHAN HICKMAN, MICHAEL GAYDOS, VAL MAYERIK, DAVE COCKRUM, FRANK ROBBINS, RICO RIVAL, RUBEN YANDOC & RON WILSON
Cover by GREG LAND

High-octane horror one-shots featuring Jacob Russel, the Werewolf by Night; the Monster of Frankenstein; Man-Thing; Simon Garth, the original Marvel Zombie; the devil’s daughter, sultry Satana; a Living Mummy; Morbius the Living Vampire; and the king of vampires, Dracula, and his beautiful daughter, Lilith! Collecting LEGION OF MONSTERS: WEREWOLF BY NIGHT, MORBIUS, MAN-THING and SATANA. Plus: classic tales of horror and suspense featuring the Scarecrow, Manphibian and the Legion of Monsters from DEAD OF NIGHT #11, MARVEL SPOTLIGHT #26, MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #18, LEGION OF MONSTERS #1 and MARVEL PREMIERE #28. Terror has never looked as good as these frightening fables!
200 PGS./Parental Advisory…$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2754-3
Trim size: oversized

FFNEWFFPREM_HC.jpgFANTASTIC FOUR: THE NEW FANTASTIC FOUR PREMIERE HC
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Penciled by PAUL PELLLETIER
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER

In the aftermath of Civil War comes RECONSTRUCTION, the beginning of a stunning new era of fantastic adventure. The team has been rocked to its foundations by the controversial events of the last several months. Now Reed and Sue have announced their plans to take some time off to work out there marital problems, leaving Ben and Johnny to hold the fort. But they won’t be doing it shorthanded. Two new members join the team and you won’t believe who they are! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #544-550.
168 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2847-2
Trim size: standard

wolvevoHC.jpgWOLVERINE: EVOLUTION PREMIERE HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by SIMONE BIANCHI
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

Superstar Jeph Loeb (FALLEN SON, HEROES) is joined by future superstar Simone Bianchi for the biggest, best and, quite possibly, last battle between Wolverine and Sabretooth! These sworn foes have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember — or even imagine. The key to victory is eons old, and it’s certain to rock their world. Think you’ve seen Marvel’s fiercest go toe-to-toe before? Those were just warm-ups. Collecting WOLVERINE #50-55.
144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2255-5
Trim size: standard

wolvevobw.jpgWOLVERINE: EVOLUTION BLACK & WHITE
PREMIERE HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Penciled by SIMONE BIANCHI
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

Wolverine vs. Sabretooth — in bold black and white! Collecting the full story from WOLVERINE #50-55 BLACK AND WHITE VARIANTS.
144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2837-3
Trim size: standard

MSMARVELVOLHC.jpgMS. MARVEL VOL. 3: OPERATION LIGHTNING STORM
PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN REED
Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE & AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by GREG HORN

A new beginning for Ms. Marvel! Carol Danvers made herself a promise to be “the best of the best” — but after the events of Civil War, has Ms. Marvel lost her way? As the stress mounts and Carol finds herself less and less sure about what she’s doing or why, a crossroads is reached and a decision is made — a decision that will change the course of Ms. Marvel’s life — and possibly the Marvel Universe! Brian Reed (New Avengers: Illuminati) and Roberto De La Torre — plus guest-stars Iron Man, Araña and Wonder Man — kick-off the new era! Collecting MS. MARVEL #11-17.
168 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2900-4
Trim size: standard
THESE MS. MARVEL TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: BEST OF THE BEST…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1996-5)
MS. MARVEL VOL. 2: CIVIL WAR…$14.99 (ISBN: 978-0-7851-2305-7)

MARVADVIMV1_HOSTPB.jpgMARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN VOL. 1:
HEART OF STEEL DIGEST
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by JAMES CORDEIRO & RONAN CLIQUET
Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

The Armored Avenger blasts into the newest title in the critically-acclaimed, best-selling Marvel Adventures line! Who is Iron Man, the world-renowned symbol of mega-conglomerate Stark International? And what terrible secret from his past forces billionaire inventor Tony Stark to become the Golden Guardian? Find out here! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #1-4.
96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2644-7

smlmjV4.jpgSPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE VOL. 4:
STILL FRIENDS DIGEST
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER
Penciled by DAVID HAHN
Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

Team MJ welcomes new series artist David Hahn (ROBIN, FABLES)! In the aftermath of recent shocking revelations, what’s the story between Mary Jane and Peter? Between Peter and Gwen? Between Liz and – Oh, who CARES?! Is that FIRESTAR?! What’s the second most awesome redhead in the world got planned for Spidey this time? Well, we’re sure not gonna tell you here! Collecting SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #16-20.
120 PGS./Rated A …$7.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2564-8
THESE SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE
DIGESTS STILL AVAILABLE!
SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE VOL. 1:
SUPER CRUSH…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1954-X)
SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE VOL. 2:
THE NEW GIRL…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2265-6)
SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE VOL. 3: MY SECRET LIFE DIGEST…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2266-4)
MARY JANE VOL. 1:CIRCLE OF FRIENDS…
$5.99 (ISBN:0-7851-1779-2)
MARY JANE VOL. 2: HOMECOMING…
$6.99 (ISBN:0-7851-1779-2)

spgV9.jpgSPIDER-GIRL VOL. 9:
SECRET LIVES DIGEST
Written by TOM DEFALCO &
PAT OLLIFFE
Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE
Cover by PAT OLLIFFE

The new Scarlet Spider debuts, and the one true Spider-Man returns –but can even three web-slingers defeat the awesome Apox the Omega Skrull? Angel Face and Funny-Face are on the loose, leaving Spider-Girl to face up to her quarrels with the New Warriors before the final faceoff! Plus: startling secrets of Mayday’s past and a confrontation with everyone’s favorite cantankerous clone, Kaine! Guest-starring the Fantastic Five and Avengers Next! Collecting Spider-Girl #45-50.
160 PGS./All Ages …$7.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2602-7
THESE SPIDER-GIRL DIGESTS STILL AVAILABLE!
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 1: LEGACY…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1441-6)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 2: LIKE FATHER,
LIKE DAUGHTER…$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1657-5)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 3: AVENGING ALLIES…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1658-3)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 4: TURNING POINT…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1871-3)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 5: ENDGAME DIGEST…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2034-3)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 6: TOO MANY SPIDERS…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2156-0)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 7: BETRAYED…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2157-9)
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 8: DUTY CALLS DIGEST…
$7.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2495-X)

ANNIHILBOOK1.jpgANNIHILATION BOOK 1 TPB
Written by KEITH GIFFEN, DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by MITCH BREITWEISER, SCOTT KOLINS, ARIEL OLIVETTI & KEV WALKER
Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

The Annihilation Wave has come! Annihilus, lord of the Negative Zone, has declared war! Hordes of loyal soldiers swarm from the center of the universe, and only a handful of heroes can resist destruction! As the Xandarian Nova Corps meets its doom, only Richard Rider — the man called Nova — survives. Now the sole custodian of the Worldmind, the Xandarian’s database of knowledge and experience, can he rediscover himself in time to lead the war effort against the Annihilation Wave? Drax the Destroyer returns from exile on Earth to mentor Nova – but wait until you see his dangerous new persona! Guest-starring Quasar, Ronan the Accuser, the Super-Skrull and Thanos! Collecting DRAX THE DESTROYER #1-4, ANNIHILATION PROLOGUE and ANNIHILATION: NOVA #1-4.
256 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2901-1

ANNIHILBOOK2.jpgANNIHILATION BOOK 2 TPB
Written by KEITH GIFFEN, JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH &
SIMON FURMAN
Penciled by RENATO ARLEM, JORGE LUCAS & GREG TITUS
Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO

A gathering of forces! The Annihilation Wave has scoured the galaxy for the one-time heralds of Galactus – forcing the Silver Surfer to seek out his former master and prepare for a cataclysmic battle with primordial foes! As the Annihilation Wave spreads into Kree and Skrull space, witness the Super-Skrull’s personal quest to combat Annihilus from the Negative Zone for the life of his son! And the recently ousted Ronan the Accuser sets to clear his name, only to come face-to-face with an army of powerful women led by Gamora! Meanwhile, Thanos and Annihilus have forged an alliance – but what do they seek? Collecting ANNIHILATION: SILVER SURFER #1-4, ANNIHILATION: SUPER-SKRULL #1-4 and ANNIHILATION: RONAN #1-4.
320 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2902-8

omegaunknwn.jpgOMEGA THE UNKNOWN TPB
WRITTEN BY STEVE GERBER, MARY SKRENES,
STEVEN GRANT & MARK GRUENWALD
Penciled by JIM MOONEY & HERB TRIMPE
Cover by GIL KANE

Marvel’s short-lived superstar fought enemies both infamous and obscure, but it took his death to unveil the story of his life! It’s demons, depowerment and drama when the Defenders discover the true secret of Omega and his mysterious charge! Plus, the death of a super-villain who, so far, is still dead! When was the last time you saw THAT? Guest-starring Spider-Man (if you look closely enough)!
224 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP …$29.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2009-2
Order Using This Code: MAY068230

BLAPFTHW_TPB.jpgBLACK PANTHER: FOUR THE HARD WAY TPB
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN
Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM

In the aftermath of Civil War, the Black Panther and Storm take up temporary residence in the Baxter Building while Reed Richards and Sue Storm attend to important personal business. Can a team-up with the Thing and the Human Torch be far behind…? It’s clobberin’ time. Collecting BLACK PANTHER #26-30.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2655-3
THESE BLACK PANTHER TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
BLACK PANTHER: WHO IS THE BLACK PANTHER?…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1748-2)
BLACK PANTHER: BAD MUTHA…$10.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1750-4)
BLACK PANTHER: THE BRIDE…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2107-2)
BLACK PANTHER: CIVIL WAR…$17.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2235-4)
X-MEN/BLACK PANTHER: WILD KINGDOM…$11.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1789-X)

smff.jpgSPIDER-MAN AND THE FANTASTIC FOUR: SILVER RAGE TPB
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO
Cover by MIKE WIERINGO

Two great tastes that taste great together! The world’s greatest super hero and the world’s greatest super team collide for an adventure set nowhere near a Civil War (and upon which we will not put a CIVIL WAR tie-in label)! After a visit by the Impossible Man, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is faced with a dangerous new alien threat for which he has only one recourse…call in the Fantastic Four. Separately, Spidey and the FF are the foundation of the Marvel Universe. Together…they just may save it! Collecting SPIDER-MAN/FANTASTIC FOUR #1-4.
96 PGS./Rated A …$10.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2673-7

shehlkV5.jpgSHE-HULK VOL. 5: PLANET WITHOUT A HULK TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by RICK BURCHETT
Cover by GREG HORN

Now that the Illuminati have shot the Hulk into space, who’s going to fight all of his bad guys? Enter She-Hulk: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Spinning out of events from CIVIL WAR and PLANET HULK, the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D. is shipping She-Hulk off to Hulk-related hotspots around the globe — where she’ll be taking on villains from A-Z! Or, in this case, from the Abomination to Zzzax! That’s right, gamma-fans, it’s the Emerald Amazon in her most action-packed adventure ever! Plus: “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Awesome Andy but Were Afraid to Ask.” Ever wonder how the Mad Thinker’s Awesome Android became Awesome Andy? It’s the origin you never expected — complete with a bombastic battle against the Mighty Thor! And an ending that’ll knock your block off! Collecting SHE-HULK #14-21.
192 PGS./Rated T+…$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2399-6
THESE SHE-HULK TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
SHE-HULK VOL. 1: SINGLE GREEN FEMALE TPB…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1443-2)
SHE-HULK VOL. 2: SUPERHUMAN LAW TPB…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1570-6)
SHE-HULK VOL. 3: TIME TRIALS TPB…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1795-4)
SHE-HULK VOL. 4: LAWS OF ATTRACTION TPB…$19.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2218-4)

xfactPDV3.jpgX-FACTOR VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 3 TPB
Written by PETER DAVID & FABIAN NICIEZA
Penciled by JIM FERN, LARRY STROMAN, RURIK TYLER, MARK PACELLA, JOE QUESADA, DARICK ROBERTSON & JOE MADUREIRA
Cover by MARK PACELLA

Today X-Factor’s beat is Mutant Town, but years before, it was Washington D.C.! Madrox, Strong Guy, Quicksilver and the rest face crises of diplomacy, deception and death while protecting humans from mutants and vice versa! A battle with the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants in the shadow of Genosha! Musical murder, the Mojoverse and more! Featuring one of Wolverine’s worst rivals, Cyber! Collecting X-FACTOR #79-83, and Annual #7
136 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2457-3
THESE X-FACTOR VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
X-FACTOR VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 1…
$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-1872-1)
X-FACTOR VISIONARIES: PETER DAVID VOL. 2 TPB…
$15.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2456-X)

BLADESOTF_TPB.jpgBLADE:
SINS OF THE FATHER TPB
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Because you demanded it: Hannibal King is back! And the fangs are sure to fly in this Lethal Weapon/Rush Hour-style team-up! Next, it’s off to England as Blade seeks answers regarding his mysterious past — but all he’s gotten is trouble, so now somebody’s gonna pay! Guest staring Union Jack. Plus: Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story! Blade… DIES! See why the Internet is raving about this sleeper hit. Hint: It’s because of Marc Guggenheim (WOLVERINE, Flash) and Howard Chaykin (NEW AVENGERS, The Shadow)! Collecting BLADE #7-12.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2365-1
BLADE: UNDEAD AGAIN TPB STILL AVAILABLE!
$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2364-4)

xfactV3.jpgX-FACTOR VOL. 3: MANY LIVES OF MADROX TPB
Written by PETER DAVID
Pencils & Cover by
PABLO RAIMONDI

Five words to strike fear into the hearts of spies and evildoers everywhere: Jamie Madrox, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Except that when Madrox decides it’s time to start gathering in the stray dupes that are still wandering around, the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent doesn’t especially want to go…and S.H.I.E.L.D. isn’t especially inclined to let him go. Plus: Remember X-FACTOR #87? “X-Aminations,” the analysis issue? Sure you do. Everybody does. Well, Peter David and new regular artist Pablo Raimondi evoke memories of that classic tale with “Re-X-Aminations” as the new team unloads their hopes, fears and darkest secrets to an attentive Doc Samson. Collecting X-FACTOR #13-17.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2359-0
THESE X-FACTOR TRADE PAPERBACKS STILL AVAILABLE!
X-FACTOR VOL. 1: THE LONGEST NIGHT…$14.99
(ISBN: 0-7851-1817-9)
X-FACTOR VOL. 2: LIFE AND DEATH MATTERS TPB…$14.99 (ISBN: 0-7851-2146-3)

IRONLASTSTORY_TPB.jpgIMMORTAL IRON FIST
VOL. 1: THE LAST
IRON FIST STORY TPB
Written by ED BRUBAKER &
MATT FRACTION
Penciled by DAVID AJA &
TRAVEL FOREMAN
Cover by DAVID AJA

Many years ago, in the mystical city of Kun’ Lun, young Danny Rand stared at a suit behind glass — the garb of the “Immortal Iron Fist” — and knew that he was destined to wear it. But where did this costume come from? Why did it wait for Danny all those years like a shadow of his future? The answer to those questions will stun both him and his readers, as Danny Rand leaps from the pages of his breakout hit in DAREDEVIL to his own history-spanning kung-fu epic that will shatter every perception of what it means to be the Immortal Iron Fist! Brought to you by top-ten writer Ed Brubaker and breakout talent Matt Fraction (PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL), with action-packed art by David Aja (DAREDEVIL, GIANT-SIZE WOLVERINE). Collectng IMMORTAL IRON FIST #1-6.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2489-4

ESSMOONKNV2_TPB.jpgESSENTIAL MOON KNIGHT VOL. 2 TPB
Written by DOUG MOENCH, JACK C. HARRIS, STEVEN GRANT,
ALAN ZELENETZ & DENNY O’NEIL
Penciled by BILL SIENKIEWICZ, DENYS COWAN, DON PERLIN,
VICENTE ALCAZAR, JIMMY JAMES, GREG LAROCQUE,
KEITH POLLARD, ELIOT R. BROWN, FRANK MILLER, JOE BROZOWSKI & KEVIN NOWLAN
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

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Written by DOUG MOENCH, DON PERLIN & BILL MANTLO
Penciled by DON PERLIN, VIRGIL REDONDO, YONG MONTANO & FRANK ROBBINS
Cover by GIL KANE

Jack Russell’s struggles against his long-time curse pale before his determination to save his beloved sister from a similar doom! Vicious vigilantism, muscled madmen and intergalactic intrigue highlight the second volume of one of the seventies’ strangest sagas! Fear, fate and family – Werewolf style! Guest-starring the Frankenstein Monster, Morbius and others from Marvel’s Legion of Monsters! Collecting WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #21-43, GIANT-SIZE WEREWOLF #2-5, MARVEL PREMIERE #28.
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MARVEL PREVIEWS #49
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IN STORES 8/29/2007

The Author

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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4 Comments

  1. Brent F.
    July 17, 2007 at 9:40 pm — Reply

    A WWH What if already?

  2. July 18, 2007 at 12:01 am — Reply

    * Black Tarantula is back! WOOT! Go Carlos! BRUBAKER ROCKS!

    * MODOK vs Howard the Duck. This Me Likey.

    * MARVEL ZOMBIES ____ING 2! ZOMBIE CIVIL WAR! FORTY YEARS LATER AND EVEN MORE DISGUSTING! YES YES YES! QUESADA, MY SOUL IS YOURS! *Passes Out*

    * Is that Monica Rambeau on the cover of MODOK’s 11?

    * Penance vs Sampson. Good Good Good. Learn to take a beating, Samp.

    * Lovely Rogue vs Gambit Cover.

    * Logan Dies. So…is the rebirth of the James persona?

    * ‘…a vast new power just entered Shi’Ar space…’

    …SKRULLS!

    * Dazzler, looking good in that costume, for once. Very Nice.

    * October is Lookign good for Venom.

    * Hell, October is looking good for EVERYTHING…
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  3. quelonio
    July 18, 2007 at 8:07 am — Reply

    Yes, that was a little quick.

    About WWH: Front Line #6 “Hulk smash puny Myspace!”

    Thunderbolts #118 “Analyze this!”

    And I have no words for Punisher War Journal #12, is Frank THAT crazy?

  4. July 18, 2007 at 8:40 am — Reply

    To coincide with the end of the story… It’s Marvel’s new synergy. :)

    Much like the release of Howard the Duck and Omega the Unknown in the same month WITHOUT any input from Steve Gerber, the creator of both.

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