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Yes it’s going to be another huge week for Marvel titles hitting the news stands (something like 22 titles!), so we are once again breaking the weekend sneaks into two parts.

In this installment AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL 11, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – WRAITH 2, AVENGERS CLASSIC 3, BLADE 12, CRIMINAL 8, DAREDEVIL 99, EXILES 97, FANTASTIC FIVE 3, GHOST RIDER 14, HEDGE KNIGHT II: SWORN SWORD 3, and the World War Hulk tie-in INCREDIBLE HULK 109.

AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #11
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Pencils and Cover by RON FRENZ

Not only has Carnage captured her father and baby brother, but Spider-Girl realizes that its new host is someone she knows! Guest-starring Kaine and Darkdevil!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – WRAITH #2 (of 4)
Written by JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by CLINT LANGLEY

Marvel’s gothic gunslinger goes face-to-face with not one, but two stars of ANNIHILATION! Who has imprisoned Wraith, who is his fellow inmate, and who is their interrogator? The surprising answers will make sci-fi fans very happy — but may spell the quick doom of Marvel’s newest star! Plus: writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach (TV’s “Lost” and “Medium”) and artist Kyle Hotz (ZOMBIE) reveal the chilling origin of Wraith!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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AVENGERS CLASSIC #3
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Painted by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

HULK versus AVENGERS! For the very first time from Avengers #3! Plus, an all new Avengers tale – Iron Man unveils his awesome red and gold armor!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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BLADE #12
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

FEAR-FRAUGHT FINAL ISSUE! And we’re going out in style, tying up 11 issues worth of plot threads! What is Blade’s father’s endgame? Will Blade keep his gun-hand? Will the Tryana prophecy be fulfilled and, if so, at what cost? What is Dracula’s dark secret? All this…and the conclusion of Blade’s origin. All brought to you by Marc Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Criminal #8
COVER BY: SEAN PHILLIPS
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: SEAN PHILLIPS
INKS: SEAN PHILLIPS
THE STORY:

TRACY LAWLESS life is getting stranger and stranger as his quest for the
truth about his brother’s death gets closer to the truth. Operating with
a fake name, and now having joined the former crew his brother Rick
worked with as their new getaway driver, Tracy is getting deeper into
the world of crime he once gave up everything to escape. And now, on top
of his own twisted motives, a team of mob hitmen are gunning for him,
and seem to know who he really is. From the acclaimed and award-winning
team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips.

And remember, 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.

32PGS/Mature Content/No Ads… $2.99

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DAREDEVIL #99
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MICHAEL LARK
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

It’s the shocking conclusion of “TO THE DEVIL, HIS DUE” as the knife twists in Matt Murdock’s back, and his life leaps off the rails once again. The villain who’s been ripping Hell’s Kitchen apart is revealed, as DD leaps into the fight of his life!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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EXILES #97
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by TOMM COKER

Last we left the Exiles, they had traveled to a utopian world where Dr. Victor Von Doom—the savior of mankind—leads a team of heroes made up from Johnny Storm, Sue Storm and Bruce Banner while Reed Richards lives life as an underground fugitive who despises what has become of the world above. Now the Exiles are split in the war between the two men when a horrifying secret is revealed about the Earth’s population!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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FANTASTIC FIVE #3
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Penciled by RON LIM
Cover by CLAYTON HENRY

Though his metal implants have been destroyed, a severely wounded but still fighting mad Ben Grimm must take on the cosmically-powered Dr. Doom, who reveals unexpected super-allies in his quest to destroy the Fantastic Five and conquer the entire world!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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GHOST RIDER #14
Written by DANIEL WAY
Art by JAVIER SALTARES & MARK TEXEIRA
Cover by MARK TEXEIRA

“REVELATIONS,” Part 1 (of 6)
The final confrontation between Ghost Rider and Lucifer begins here! Ghost Rider, now back in control after Johnny has (once again) proven himself to be…not so good at it, has begun his brutal final march toward Lucifer’s ultimate destruction. But should the fate of the mortal world—and possibly the immortal world—be entrusted to a vengeful spirit bonded to the soul of an ex-carnival performer? Heaven doesn’t think so.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

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HEDGE KNIGHT II: SWORN SWORD #3 (of 6)
Written by GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
Adapted by BEN AVERY
Pencils and Cover by MIKE S. MILLER

Ser Duncan the Tall, known as Dunk to most, and his squire, Egg, find themselves in the middle of a war over water. Not only has the ruthless Red Widow been stealing Ser Eustace’s water, but now she demands blood in exchange for an attack by another of Eustace’s knights on one of her people. Pledged to Ser Eustace, lord of a handful of peasants and farmers, Dunk must get Ser Eustace’s water back as bloodlessly as possible, make amends for the attack on the Red Widow’s’ people, and avoid war at all costs. But when it comes to the Red Widow and Ser Eustace, Dunk is about to find that nothing is as it seems.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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INCREDIBLE HULK #109
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN
Cover by GARY FRANK

Boy genius Amadeus Cho pulled together a team of Renegades to side with his big green hero during “World War Hulk” — but what will happen to his faith in the Hulk’s heroism when he discovers the horrors lurking beneath Madison Square Garden? The Hulk takes center stage with a terrifying confrontation and a stunning revelation that lays bare the central question of whether the Hulk is a hero — or a monster.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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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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