Marvel sent Major Spoilers a the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in August 2011.

FEAR ITSELF #5 (of 7)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Penciled by STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STEVE McNIVEN
Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Variant Cover by BILLY TAN
The blockbuster Marvel event of the year continues!
Thor.  Hulk. Thing.
The fight to end all fights. And while it rages, the Serpent’s forces deal Captain America a blow not even he can withstand.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEAR ITSELF:
FEARSOME FOUR #3 (of 4)
Written by BRANDON MONTCLARE
Penciled by RYAN BODENHEIM
with HENRY FLINT
Cover by MICHAEL KALUTA
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN!
The fan-favorite New Fantastic Four team-up of Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk and Ghost Rider emerge from the shadows! Where did these flashes of the super-hero past come from? Only the Psycho-Man knows! With Man-Thing counting down to a full-scale meltdown, and ever more frightful characters converging on the living time bomb, how can the Fearsome Four stop the madness?? Plus, our guest artist spotlights on this oddball team continue with Eagle Award winner Henry Flint showing us just how sensational She-Hulk can be!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF:
WOLVERINE #2 (of 3)
Written by SETH PECK
Penciled by ROLAND BOSCHI
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
What else is there to fear but FEAR ITSELF? A nuclear-bomb-equipped Hellicarrier stolen by a terrorist sleeper cell and docked over New York City is probably a good candidate. Wolverine and Melita race against the clock to shut down STRIKE before STRIKE takes out half of the city!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

AVENGERS #16
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Amidst the ashes of what is left of the Marvel Universe and
during the bombastic battles throughout New York, a new Avengers romance blossoms.
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #626
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover by STEPHANIE HANS
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Loki has assembled his team for his secret mission in the shadow of FEAR ITSELF. Now, he just needs his equipment. Is there anyone Loki won’t won’t turn to get the power he needs? SPOILERS: No, probably not. The question has to be whether the young boy has the guile to survive turning to them, and whether the promises he makes to secure the chance of a tomorrow will only ensure that the tomorrow will see Asgard as black as a cinder.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #507
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & Cover by
SALVADOR LARROCA
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
The heroes’ darkest hour is at hand, and Tony Stark gets to work turning the tide of FEAR ITSELF. And as if things weren’t grim enough – RESCUE engages HAMMER INDUSTRIES in the ruins of Paris as one of the Serpent’s avatars goes on the hunt…
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

ALPHA FLIGHT #3 (of 8)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
& GREG PAK
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
Variant Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN!
HEROES ON THE LAM! Having escaped imprisonment at the hands of the corrupt Unity Party, Alpha Flight find themselves hunted by the government they’d sworn to protect. Outmanned and outgunned, the Flight decide to go guerilla, but what will they do once the government raises the stakes by revealing their leverage against the team, including Northstar’s boyfriend and the child of Guardian and Vindicator held hostage?! Marvel Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, along with legendary artist Dale Eaglesham, continue their revival of fan favorite Alpha Flight in this pulse-pounding issue!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF:
THE DEEP #3 (of 4)
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Pencils & Cover by LEE GARBETT
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
In the midst of FEAR ITSELF, anything goes! Just as the unlikely team of Namor, Dr. Strange, the Silver Surfer, the Savage She-Hulk, and Loa band together, they’re torn apart by a nightmare from the depths. And now each of these heroes must face an almost unstoppable enemy–and crushing fear–alone!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF:
YOUTH IN REVOLT #4 (of 7)
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER
Penciled by MIKE NORTON
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Sometimes, all it can take is a single moment. A moment that can irrevocably change the course of everything. It can spark innovation, or destroy worlds, or shake a person to their very core. For Gravity, that moment has come, and this is what he intends to do about it…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF:
THE HOME FRONT #5 (of 7)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE, FRED
VAN LENTE, HOWARD CHAYKIN
& SIMON SPURRIER
Penciled by MIKE MAYHEW,
ALESSANDRO VITTI, HOWARD
CHAYKIN & JASON LATOUR
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Surrounded by tragedy on all sides, Speedball can either succumb to despair…or find the antidote to fear amid the horrors of war. But even if he finds it, one question remains: can the means used to sow fear throughout the world also be used to spread hope? The teen analogues of your favorite Avengers — X-23, Spider-Girl, Power Man and Thunderstrike — find themselves stranded on a weird island in the middle of the Pacific. Is it their greatest fears come to life … or the birth of a powerful new super team? PLUS: Trouble is brewing out West as the effects of Fear Itself have neighbors at each others’ throats…and American Eagle is caught in the crosshairs!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEAR ITSELF POSTER BOOK
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Thirty-six fear-inducing posters from Marvel’s latest and
greatest event!
72 PGS./Rated A …$6.99

GHOST RIDER #2
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by MATTHEW CLARK
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
The new Spirit of Vengeance has taken on The Serpent’s first avatar,
SIN and held her own in battle. What does the mysterious Adam have planned for the Spirit next and is it cause for humanity’s salvation or
eternal damnation? Meanwhile, Johnny Blaze is shown a vision of the future that confirms his worst fears regarding the new Ghost Rider. Can he take on his successor armed only with a shotgun and a really cool old-school motorbike?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

AVENGERS ACADEMY #17 & #18
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Pencils by SEAN CHEN (#17) & TOM RANEY (#18)
Covers by BILLY TAN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Trapped in the Infinite Mansion with murderous demigods, the heroes-in-training of Avengers Academy must do the
unthinkable…or die! Is this the issue where the students choose evil? Find out as August delivers two issues of the series that IGN calls “the under-appreciated gem of the Avengers franchise.”
32 PGS. (each)/Rated A …$2.99 (each)

NEW AVENGERS #15
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN!
With Avengers Mansion under siege and the Avengers scattered all over the globe, super nanny Squirrel Girl is forced to protect the Cage/Jones baby with everything she has!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

HERC #6
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
& GREG PAK
Penciled by NEIL EDWARDS
Cover by GREG HORN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN!
Depowered, abandoned by those closest to him and cast away in a twisted, nightmarish version of his new home of Brooklyn, Hercules prepares for to make his stand against Kyknos, son of his immortal enemy Ares, and Hecate, the villainous goddess of witchcraft. Will strength and heart alone be enough to overcome his seemingly insurmountable obstacles, or will this be the final, fatal trial of Hercules? Star writers Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente team up with ace artist Neil Edwards to bring the closing chapter to Hercules versus FEAR ITSELF.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Cover art previously solicited as Issue #5 Cover.

BLACK PANTHER:
THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #522
Written by DAVID LISS
Penciled by
FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN!
As the mayhem of the Worthy engulfs Manhattan, the
American Panther makes his move to take control of the city!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HULK #38
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by ELENA CASAGRANDE
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Who will be left standing as two of Marvel’s Mightiest go head to head? Red Hulk’s big brawlin’ battle with the hammer-wielding Thing comes to its bone-bashing, fist-smashing, mind-crashing conclusion! It’s a fight like nothing ever seen before, and no one walks away unscathed! Even the all-new M.O.D.O.K. may learn a thing or two before it’s all over! Written by Hulk’s master penman Jeff Parker and drawn by the dynamic Elena Casagrande, this is an issue not to be missed!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HEROES FOR HIRE #10
Written by DAN ABNETT
& ANDY LANNING
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by Jay Anacleto
& BRIAN HABERLIN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Manhattan’s in flames and while some of the Heroes For Hire fight to control the apocalyptic situation, others are fighting each other at the command of a threat they—and you—never saw coming!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS #161 & #162
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by DECLAN SHALVEY
Covers by J.S. ROSSBACH
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Juggernaut has brought destruction to the American Midwest. His team- the alpha squad of the Thunderbolts – have caught the full fury of Cain Marko joined to the ancient force of The Serpent. It all comes down to this! A stand has to be taken and the worst threats of a lost age will face the worst threats of today- the combined squads of the THUNDERBOLTS! It’s a major battle with major upheaval as members are transformed completely and others will reveal secret agendas– and betray their team.
This explosive finale will change the Thunderbolts in profound ways, and turn old friends into bitter enemies. Don’t miss it!
32 PGS. (each)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (each)

Fear Itself:
Fellowship of Fear
Written by VARIOUS
Select Character Artwork by
GUS VAZQUEZ
Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
A companion to FEAR ITSELF, bringing you up to speed on all things frightening! Handbook profiles for characters that thrive on fear (Dreamqueen! Fear-Eaters! Fear-Lords! The Darkforce Dimension’s Predator! Shock/Ariel Trennmore! The Golden Age’s Dr. Fear!), events that have terrified (Chaos War! The Gauntlet! Second Coming! Kang Dynasty! Shadowland!) and one of the main architects of FEAR ITSELF: Sin/Red Skull! Also featuring a map tracing recent events that have terrified Marvel’s denizens and mini-profiles providing the basics on the six characters chosen as hammer wielders!
32 PGS./Sourcebook/Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #542
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
The situation is becoming increasingly clear: there is literally nothing which can avert Juggernaut is marching step by step towards Utopia. However, an offer by the Serpent’s servant puts human and mutant at each others’ throats. In the third part of the epic Fear Itself confrontation, the enemy within is as big a threat as the enemy without. The clock is ticking. And for one X-Man, it’s already too late.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEAR ITSELF:
DEADPOOL #3 (of 3)
Written by CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS
Penciled by BONG DAZO
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
Memo to Deadpool: next time you gussy up a loser villain so you can beat him easily and scam people out of their hard earned money, make sure you don’t accidentally actually make him more powerful than you. Of course, that assumes you’ll be willing to show your face after getting beaten by the now-unstoppable-but-still-incredibly-lame Walrus. Deadpool puts the hammer down and drives home the most irreverent tie-in of the year!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF:
UNCANNY X-FORCE #2 (of 3)
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Pencils & Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
With the events of FEAR ITSELF causing worldwide panic, Jonathan Standish and his cell of rogue Purifiers look to take their murderous mission to the next level. Believing superheroes have brought about the end of the world, just how many innocents can these Purifiers kill? How many ‘souls’ can they save from the devil? And where will they strike next? If ever there was a group worthy of X-Force’s lethal talents, this is it. But is there a grain of truth hidden in Standish’s askew thinking?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

NEW MUTANTS #29 & #30
Written by ANDY LANNING
Pencils & Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
The New Mutants fight the scariest beings you never knew existed! The events of Fear Itself aren’t confined to our reality so when strange forces take Hel over from its ruler Hela, it’s up to Dani Moonstar to fulfill her role as Valkyrie and save the day. Her teammates are afraid of what will happen if Dani does this alone, but will they abandon the X-Men as Juggernaut destroys San Francisco?
32 PGS. (each)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (each)

ULTIMATE FALLOUT #4-6 (OF 6)
Written by Brian Bendis,
Jonathan Hickman & Nick Spencer
Art by Mark Bagley, Sara Pichelli,
Salvador LaRocca, Billy Tan
& CLAYTON CRAIN
Issue #4 Cover by MARK BAGLEY
Issue #5 Cover by ADAM KUBERT
Issue #6 Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Issue #4-6 Variant Covers by
MARKO DJURDJEVIC
What will become of Captain America? Where have all the X-Men gone?
And what is up with the new Spider-Man suit? Don’t miss the final chapters of one of the most talked about Ultimate events ever.
32 PGS. (each)/Rated T+…$3.99 (each)

ULTIMATE COMICS HAWKEYE #1 (of 4)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Variant Cover by ADAM KUBERT
Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Hawkeye’s back in a bad way.  Armed and dangerous, Clint Barton is tasked with his most perilous mission yet. And what he discovers will reverberate in the entire Ultimate Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #1
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by ESAD RIBIC
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Variant Cover by ESAD RIBIC
The Republic Is Burning
The next era has begun. As our heroes struggle to find their place in the world, the The Ultimates face game-changing threats even they can’t handle. And with the heart of the team missing in action, the country’s last stand of defense may be on its last legs. Critically acclaimed writer Jonathan Hickman (Fantastic Four, FF, Secret Warriors) and superstar artist Esad Ribic
(Uncanny X-Force) drive the Ultimates into new and deadly
territory! The series we’ve all been waiting for!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #667
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
FF Anniversary Variant by Stephanie Hans
THE SPIDER-MAN EVENT OF THE DECADE BEGINS!
Start Webbing The News! New York City’s Infestation is complete and eight million people are plagued! As someone near to Peter Parker’s life reveals their spider-abilities, the brilliantly fearsome Jackal rises from the past and begins organizing an army of Spider-powered soldiers. Spider-Man isn’t the only hero affected as the threat goon grows bigger than any one Fantastically Friendly Neighborhood Avenger can handle. Best-selling Spidey creators Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos spin a Spider-epic that turns Peter Parker’s BIG TIME into a BIG MESS. Bad romance, death-defying violence and one man facing his FINAL fearsome destiny… this one’s got it all! Simply put, pal….YOU NEED THIS!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #668
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
“Spider-Island” PART TWO
Spider-powered New York citizens! Spider-powered criminals! And Peter Parker fighting alongside Manhattan biggest super heroes—as Peter Parker? The most sensational spider-ific summer event continues!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SPIDER-ISLAND:
CLOAK & DAGGER #1 (of 3)
Written by NICK SPENCER
Penciled by EMMA RIOS
Cover by MIKE CHOI
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
The fan-favorite, critically acclaimed team of Nick Spencer
(IRON MAN 2.0) and Emma Rios (OSBORN) answers the overwhelming demands of readers, and puts the beloved heroes Cloak & Dagger back in action…in SPIDER-ISLAND! Everyday citizens fall prey to a mysterious infestation, and Manhattan is quarantined! Cloak & Dagger are at the front line, in the streets. Thousands of people are gifted with great power…and it’s a disaster!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SPIDER-ISLAND: THE AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #1 (of 3)
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by PEPE LARRAZ
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Spider-Girl’s powers are back! But she’s not the only new web-slinger in Manhattan, and Spider-Girl’s oldest and deadliest foes, the spider-hating Society of Wasps, have declared a WAR ON SPIDER ISLAND. Can even Spider-Girl’s new powers save her against an entire army of Hunter Wasps? And why does Spider-Girl find herself fighting on the same side as… the Hobgoblin, and Kingpin himself?!!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-ISLAND:
DEADLY HANDS OF
KUNG FU #1 (of 3)
Written by ANTONY JOHNSTON
Art & Cover by
SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Beware the deadly hands of Shang-Chi, master of kung fu! Spider-Man and every hero in New York City fights to save Manhattan from a mysterious infestation…and in the middle of the chaos, Shang-Chi uncovers a deadly mystery
surrounding Immortal Iron Fist and the Bride of Nine Spiders! Who’s behind this will shock you…and heroes’ lives hang in
the balance as Shang-Chi faces this monstrous villain!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #6
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TOM FOWLER
Cover by TONY MOORE
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Flash Thompson is dropped into Ground Zero of the Infestation – but will he lose control of his emotions (and the Venom Symbiote) when his own father lies dying in the hospital? Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES) joins Rick Remender (X-FORCE) for part one of Venom’s foray into Spider-Manhattan!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Spider-ISLAND:
EMERGENCE OF
EVIL – Jackal & HOBGOLBIN #1
Written by JIM McCANN,
GERRY CONWAY & ROGER STERN
Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER,
ROSS ANDRU, JOHN ROMITA SR. & JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Of all Spider-Man’s many foes, the Jackal and the Hobgoblin are two of the most tenacious. Both master manipulators, they’ve caused Spidey pain aplenty in the past — and now their shadows are again looming large! As a great evil emerges, peel back the layers of time and learn where it all began as we present the Jackal and Hobgoblin’s classic first appearances, fully remastered with modern coloring — with an all-new framing sequence by Jim McCann and Patrick Scherberger! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #129 and #238-239.
76 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: INFESTED #1
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by BARRY KITSON,
LEE GARBETT, EMMA RIOS
& GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
One of Spider-Man’s most twisted foes is back, and he’s giving spider-powers to the people of New York! Good people, bad people — suddenly, Manhattan is full of great power! But what about responsibility? The road to Spider-Island starts here! Collecting material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #659-660 and #662-665.
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SPIDER-ISLAND: DEADLY FOES #1
Written by DAN SLOTT, Christos Gage
& FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
& MINCK OOSTERVEER
Cover by Stefano Caselli
THE DEADLY FOES OF SPIDER-MAN ARE ON UNLEASHED ON SPIDER-ISLAND!
The JACKAL is back and with the entire population of Manhattan quarantined, he has the perfect control for his twisted experiments. The hypothesis? If GWEN STACY returns, then Peter Parker can’t be too far behind. Elsewhere in the city, the HOBGOBLIN attacks young love – but he better be prepared to meet his match when he faces of super powered reporters! This deadly duo of sensational stories reveals the secret schemes of the fearsome foes of Spider-Island!
48 PGS./One-Shot/Rated A …$4.99

SECRET AVENGERS #16
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Pencils by JAMIE McKELVIE
Cover by John Cassaday
Variant Cover by JAMIE McKELVIE
RUN THE MISSION! DON’T GET SEEN! SAVE THE WORLD!
A secret city buried one mile under American soil is discovered through the leakage of Von Doom radiation – a type of energy emitted only by time-travel devices. So the Secret Avengers head underground to a weird metropolis forgotten about for decades, because a time machine in the wrong hands is the worst kind of WMD imaginable. Master storyteller Warren Ellis begins his tenure on Earth’s Mightiest Clandestine Super-Team, illustrated by Eagle Award-winning Jamie McKelvie.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
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AVENGERS:
THE CHILDREN’S
CRUSADE #7 (of 9)
Written by ALLAN HEINBERG
Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG
IT’S THE AVENGERS VERSUS THE X-MEN – with the Young Avengers and X-Factor caught in the crossfire — as all four teams battle to determine who will hold the Scarlet Witch responsible for her crimes. Plus, when the origin of the Scarlet Witch’s godlike powers – and the secret history of her murderous rampage in “Avengers:  Disassembled” — are finally revealed, the truth creates a rift among the members of the Young Avengers that the team may not survive.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA
AND BUCKY #621
Written by ED BRUBAKER
& MARC ANDREYKO
Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by ED McGUINNESS
The acclaimed team of Ed Brubaker, Marc Andreyko, and Chris Samnee bring you the next chapter in the definitive history of Cap and Bucky’s early days. What was Cap and Bucky’s first mission together? And what was the
tragedy that happened on it that changed everything about
who Bucky was?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #2
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
Superstars Ed Brubaker and Steve McNiven continue their
quintessential Cap story arc! Find out the secrets of the
mission that went wrong in WW2 and why old friends are now old enemies! Its action and history in a cage match for your comic-reading pleasure.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

RED SKULL #2 (of 5)
Written by GREG PAK
Art by MIRKO COLAK
Cover by DAVID AJA
The young man who will be the Red Skull struggles to stay alive, as the martial drumbeat of Berlin’s forces of evil grows in power. Johann’s life is a hardscrabble fight and a miserable existence…hunger, thievery, scrapping with street gangs…until he wins the affections of a friendly shopkeeper and his daughter. But if a boy raised himself on the streets through violence, can there be any other way but tragic destiny?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA
CORPS #3 (of 5)
Written by ROGER STERN
Penciled by PHILIPPE BRIONES
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
CAPTAIN AMERICA – ENEMY OF THE STATE? Why are Five Generations of Captain America considered traitors to the USA? What caused the end of Marvel’s heroes? That’s what Captain America, the U.S. Agent, American Dream, Commander A, and the original Cap must learn if they are to save America, the world, and reality itself. “History Lesson” is by Roger Stern (CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES) and Phillipe Briones (WEB OF SPIDER-MAN).
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THOR: HEAVEN
& EARTH #2 & #3 (of 4)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art by Ariel Olivetti
Cover by MARK TEXIERA
It’s Thor as you’ve never seen him before, brought to you by master storyteller Paul Jenkins. In “Blowin’ in the Wind”, illustrated by industry legend Mark Texeira, Thor must diffuse a tense hostage situation with a man whose son died attempting to fly like a super-hero. Can Thor save the lives of the innocents using his mind instead of Mjolnir? Then, in “Ask Me Tomorrow”, breakout artist Pascale Alixe brings to life the story of a Catholic priest on death’s door who consults with the God of Thunder about life, the universe and everything. Two gripping Thor tales from Marvel’s greatest!
32 PGS. (each)/All Ages …$2.99 (each)

ALL-WINNERS SQUAD:
BAND OF HEROES #3 (of 8)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
Discover the shocking truth behind the World War II adventures of
Marvel’s original heroes, as Captain America, Bucky, and the valiant men of the military’s all-superhuman squadron give all to defeat the Axis! But a sinister secret lies behind their mission…and it takes no less a meddler than Loki, the God of Trickery, to bring it to light!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #626.1
Written by ROB RODI
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
START READING with this Point One Issue!
Young Loki is at a severe disadvantage: everyone in Asgard remembers him from his previous life—but they’re all strangers to him, and they fully intend to keep it that way. Desperate, Loki conjures up a mystical means of eavesdropping on their private thoughts; and what he learns doesn’t make him happy. Even worse, the lesson itself may just cost him his life! A perfect jumping-on point, showcasing Loki’s relationships with Asgard’s movers and shakers, and setting the stage for the choices he makes in the months to come.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THE MIGHTY THOR #5
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Variant Cover by GREG LAND
Thor and the Surfer battle on the surface of Mars, hundreds
of millions of kilometers away from the ultimate Asgardian
– Galactus War! And meanwhile on Earth, Volstagg is left to
defend Asgard from hostile invaders with Loki as his only ally.
Loki charges into battle bearing the magical gifts of the Weird
Sisters that only he can see. Will they be enough? Can they save
Thor? And who will survive…the rise of the COSMIC DESTROYER?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THE IRON AGE: OMEGA #1
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by REBEKAH ISAACS
Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
THE IRON AGE IS ENDING AND THE FUTURE IS DEAD!
A beaten Tony Stark is trapped in the past and his quest has failed. As one last desperate act, he’ll put together an unlikely team of heroes — but can anyone overcome the power of Dark Phoenix? One Marvel icon will die, and it’s not who you think as Rebekah Isaacs (DV8) returns with Rob Williams (GHOST RIDER) to bring you this synapse-shattering conclusion!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THE IRON AGE #3 (of 3)
Written by LOUSIE SIMONSON
& ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by TODD NAUCK
& ROB DELATORRE
Covers by JELENA DJURDJEVIC
& PHIL JIMENEZ
THE X-MEN JOIN THE IRON AGE! Iron Man’s quest through
history to save the Earth from the destruction of Dark
Phoenix is near complete — but first a weakened Tony Stark will have to fight his way through the classic battle between the Uncanny X-Men, The Hellfire Club and Jean Grey herself! Legendary Louise Simonson teams with Terrific Todd Nauck, Rockin’ Rob Williams and Roarin’ Rob De La Torre for Iron Age #3!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

IRON MAN 2.0:
MODERN WARFARE #1
Collecting IRON MAN 2.0 #1-3.
72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

IRON MAN 2.0 #7.1
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by KANO
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
START READING with this Point One Issue!
Jump aboard HERE! An easy entry point into the comic critics are raving about! Nick Spencer (Morning Glories, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents) and Kano (Invincible Iron Man #500) take you on
a meteoric ride into War Machine’s redefined world and
all-new era!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRON MAN 2.0 #8
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
New arc! Yet another perfect chance to jump on!
War Machine has just met the greatest enemy he’s never faced – a nemesis who’s already dead! When War Machine’s weaponry fails him against a super villain he can’t tackle
head-on, Rhodey must use his brains – and his all-new, bleeding-edge armor – to fight a NEW battle…21st-century style!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INCREDIBLE HULKS #634
Written by GREG PAK
Pencils & Cover by PAUL PELLETIER
“HEART OF THE MONSTER” Continues!
Will Bruce Banner become a man literally torn apart by desire? An actual wishing well continues to wreak havoc as the Hulk and his compatriots’ deepest, darkest wishes all come true. But what
happens when the desires of Team Hulk begin to clash, much less the desires of the Hulk against Banner’s? After all the titanic
beatings, sensational smashing and… questionable romantic liaisons, will there be anyone left standing after everyone gets everything they’ve ever wanted?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

INCREDIBLE HULKS #635
Written by GREG PAK
Pencils & Cover by PAUL PELLETIER
Variant Cover by PAUL PELLETIER
Variant Cover by ADI GRANDV
Blank Variant Cover also available
“HEART OF THE MONSTER” CONCLUDES!
THIS IS IT! The finale of Marvel scribe extraordinaire Greg Pak’s
heralded Hulk run, and he’s not leaving without a fight! Or in this case, an uncompromising beatdown unlike anything the Hulk has ever endured. All the stops have been pulled out and nothing is off the table in this crushingly climactic issue brought to life by acclaimed
artist Paul Pelletier, a must-read event for any and all fans of the Green Goliath in this awesome, extra-large final issue!
48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

HULK #39
Written by JEFF PARKER
Pencils & Cover by
GABRIEL HARDMAN
OMEGEX, a deadly force from beyond the far reaches of space, has awakened, and he wants Red Hulk! Our
Crimson Crusader has fought battles of massive scale, fought villains of great strength and guile, and even punched a Watcher! But what can he do against a destroyer of entire worlds? Star scribe Jeff Parker and the astounding artisan Gabriel Hardman bring an epic Hulk tale in the grand
Marvel tradition!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THE PUNISHER #1
Written by GREG RUCKA
Penciled by MARCO CHECCHETTO
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Variant Cover by SAL BUSCEMA
Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Blank cover also available
TIME TO GET BACK TO WORK.
For Frank Castle death comes easy…life is where things gets complicated. Fully loaded with the Eisner winning writer Greg Rucka (Batwoman, Queen and Country, WOLVERINE) and neo-superstar artist Marco Checchetto (Amazing Spider-Man, Daredevil), the BIGGEST GUN of all returns with blood on his hands and vengeance in his eyes. As New York City’s body counts continue to rise, the city’s streets are teeming with more methodical criminals than ever and a police force doing it’s best to keep its head above water. The Punisher has returned to serve his own brand of justice with everything’s he’s got… but can he survive the darkness stored in his own arsenal? Plus bonus pages exploring some of the new personalities in Frank’s life…and how closely intertwined living is with dying.
40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

THE PUNISHER #2
Written by GREG RUCKA
Penciled by MARCO CHECCHETTO
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
THE HOTTEST LAUNCH OF THE SUMMER CONTINUES.
Hunting for the villains behind the Wedding Day massacre, The Punisher will leave no body unturned! With Detectives Bolt and Clemons on his tail, the massacre’s only survivor will seek the Punisher’s aid…which might be the worst of all possible choices
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE, PUNISHER & GHOST
RIDER: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE
MARVEL UNIVERSE #1
Written by VARIOUS
The chronicle of the Marvel Universe returns, delving into the history of three more of the House of Ideas’ most enduring titles! Return with us to the far-out ’70s and the gritty ’80s as we launch our coverage of Wolverine (from 1982’s WOLVERINE #1), the Punisher (from 1986’s PUNISHER #1) and Ghost Rider (from 1972’s MARVEL SPOTLIGHT #5). Watch the Marvel Universe’s history unfold month by month as each issue provides synopses for dozens of individual comics, including backup strips — introducing the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within; and providing vital information about first appearances, where they last showed up and where they appeared next!
64 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

Punisher, Moon Knight
& Daredevil: The Big Shots
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
The House of Ideas is unleashing the Big Shots this summer — and when we say big, we mean BIG! Three of Marvel’s biggest street-level superstars — Daredevil, Moon Knight and Punisher — get amazing makeovers in new series by comics’ top talents. And SPOTLIGHT goes behind the scenes on each of them! The Eisner Award-winning combination of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev has shared triumph after triumph in the pages of DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN and HALO: UPRISING. Now, they turn their attention to Marc Spector, a.k.a. Moon Knight! Mark Waid works his magic on the life of Matt Murdock in DAREDEVIL, with AMAZING SPIDER-MAN art sensations Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin! And superstar writer Greg Rucka makes his grand return to Marvel with the gritty adventures of Frank Castle, the Punisher! SPOTLIGHT celebrates the Big Shots in August!
48 PGS./Spotlight/Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #2
Written by MARK WAID
Pencils & Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
DAREDEVIL’S BACK…BUT NOT EVERYONE’S HAPPY!
Given his recent past, Matt Murdock has a lot to answer for and
Captain America is doing the cross-examining. Daredevil’s quickly
learning that burned bridges with his friends and former allies aren’t easy to repair particularly when Klaw, the Master of Sound, is on his tail!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MOON KNIGHT #4
Written by
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by
ALEX MALEEV
With the aid of his Avengers allies, Marc Spector is one step closer to finding out who the kingpin of the super-powered LA underworld is, but the kingpin is one step closer to finding out all of Moon Knight’s secrets. From the Eisner award-winning team that brought you Daredevil, Spider-Woman and Halo is another gorgeous chapter in the brand-new mythos of Moon Knight.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
Cover to Issue #3

DISNEY • PIXAR PRESENTS:
INCREDIBLES – FAMILY MATTERS
Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by MARCIO TAKARA
Your favorite super-hero family is back to save the day! But Mr. Incredible is keeping a secret from his family: He lost his powers, and doesn’t know why. After a visit to Dr. Sunbright — a physician specializing in super-powered patients — confirms his otherwise good health, Mr. Incredible must come to grips with the fact he just isn’t super anymore. Now, he’s faced with the decision to tell his family and get grounded, or keep his secret from his loved ones and risk someone getting hurt.
96 PGS./All Ages …$5.99

SUPER HEROES #17
Written by Paul Tobin
Penciled by Ronan Cliquet
Cover by BARRY KITSON
TWO HUGE STORIES!
RAMPAGING ROBOTS RUN RAMPANT as Iron Man’s armor has been taken over by the Mad Thinker, forcing Hawkeye to team up with Tony Stark in order to bring down the most sophisticated and deadly weapon in the world!
Meanwhile, the tough and deadly Avenger Black Widow in action protecting a secretive mystery man from the world’s greatest assassins!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN #17
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by ROBERTO DISALVO
Cover by ALE GARZA
ONE OF THE SINISTER SIX IS MISSING – AND SPIDER-MAN’S TO BLAME! At least, that’s what the remaining Sinister Six think, and Spider-Man’s very LIFE is the payment they demand for his presumed crime! By Paul Tobin & Rob DiSalvo.
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL SUPER
STARS MAGAZINE #6
Written by VARIOUS
Penciled by VARIOUS
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
This month: The SUPER STARS spotlight shines on the Amazing Spider-Man as the web-slinger and the rest of the Marvel Universe’s greatest heroes, along with Dr. Doom and team of villains, are transported to a strange world by the powerful Beyonder where they are forced to do battle in the Secret Wars! And as Spider-Man wages war on the Torino crime family, Peter’s classmate Gwen Stacy does some investigative journalism and tries to find out what makes Spider-Man tick. Plus: See how Captain America became the Fighting Avenger he is today on the battlefields of Europe during World War II. And Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers reunite and embark on an epic quest to find their missing partner, Frog Thor! Collecting SPIDER-MAN & THE SECRET WARS #2, LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS UNLEASHED #2, MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #1 and material from CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER.
96 PGS./Rated A …$7.99

FF #8
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils & Cover by STEVE EPTING
The War of Four Cities escalates and we learn what it is that Marvel’s First Family fears most!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN: WITH GREAT
POWER COMES GREAT
RESPONSIBILITY #5 (of 7)
Written by J.M. DEMATTEIS,
TODD MCFARLANE
& DAVID MICHELINIE
Penciled by MIKE ZECK,
TODD MCFARLANE & ERIK LARSEN
Cover by TODD MCFARLANE
As Spidey wraps up the 1980s and enters the ’90s, his world gets dark and dangerous. No longer content with merely defeating him anymore, his deadly foes are now out for blood! Watch in horror as Kraven buries Spider-Man alive and tries to take his place, an ensorcelled Lizard is ordered to take a piece out of Spidey — literally — and the Sinister Six re-forms, determined to take down the wall-crawler down! A new, grim chapter in Spider-Man’s life is unfolding, and he’s going to need all the luck there is to get through it unscathed! Collecting WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #31 (from SPIDER-MAN: KRAVEN’S LAST HUNT TPB), SPIDER-MAN (1990) #1 (from SPIDER-MAN: TORMENT PREMIERE HC) and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #334 (from SPIDER-MAN: RETURN OF THE SINISTER SIX PREMIERE HC).
72 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

15-LOVE #3 (of 3)
Written by ANDI WATSON
Penciled by TOMMY OHTSUKA
Cover by SHO MURASE
It has come to this! The Mighty Marvel Age of Tennis Manga comes to a pulse pounding conclusion as Mill Collins finds herself in the Wayde Tennis Academy’s big tournament…but her chances are looking slim. Between a possible modeling deal and the boy she’s interested in, is it any wonder her trainer thinks she’s not focused? But if she wants to prove herself she needs to get her head in the game fast and turn things around!
48 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

GAMBIT: FROM THE
MARVEL VAULT #1
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Penciled by GEORGE TUSKA
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
X-Man Gambit joins the Champions to take down the Mental Organism Designed Only For Killing! From those halcyon days gone by when the Champions were L.A.’s premier super-team comes this amazing assemblage featuring: Ghost Rider,
the Black Widow, Angel, Remy LeBeau and the demi-god
Hercules! The Champions are in a desperate race to stop the malevolent MODOK from coming into possession of the Scroll
of Vishota. With such a parchment in your control, world
domination is but moments away. Looks as if the ragin’ Cajun showed up just in time!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HERC #6.1
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
& GREG PAK
Penciled by MIKE GRELL
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
START READING with this Point One Issue!
Herc’s had a busy time recently. He saved all of reality, got
depowered in the process, moved out to Brooklyn and became a local
hero. Although he’s no longer a god and shows no interest in reclaiming his place in Olympia, that doesn’t mean that Olympia’s forgotten about him. A figure from Herc’s past has come to hunt him down, and his intentions for what to do once he finds him remain unclear. Does Olympia have it out for its former son? Written by
Marvel Masters Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente and drawn by artist extraordinaire Mike Grell, HERC 6.1 offers an awesome jumping-on point for anyone curious about Marvel’s beloved bruiser, Herc!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

KA-ZAR #3 (of 5)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Pencils & Cover by PASCAL ALIXE
Ka-Zar’s hand is forced in his battle against an enemy he
cannot see, tipping the scales of a clandestine war in favor of those whom the Pangeans can never understand.
The Outsiders are coming back – they have always been
preparing for this moment – and there is nothing the Tribes of
the Savage Land can do to stop them. Ka-Zar will have to think of an unconventional response, and soon…or the battle for
Pangean freedom will be lost before it even begins.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MYSTERY MEN #4 (of 5)
Written by DAVID LISS
Pencils & Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
The Mystery Men combine forces for the first time! With a new evil washing over an unsuspecting New York City, the Operative, the Aviatrix, the Surgeon, the Revenant and Achilles blast through dangers from blood-soaked mob warehouses to monster-infested mansions!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENGEANCE #2 (of 6)
Written by JOE CASEY
Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA
Cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
THE LIFE OF BULLSEYE HOLDS THE FATE OF THE
MARVEL UNIVERSE! But isn’t he already dead? That won’t stop the Young Masters from hunting down his legacy. Meanwhile, Ms. America and the Teen Brigade uncover a mystery dedicated towards throwing
off the balance of Good and Evil on earth – a mystery
that involves THE IN-BETWEENER! By Joe Casey (AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST) and Nick
Dragotta (FANTASTIC FOUR)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

MARVEL UNIVERSE
VS. WOLVERINE #3 (of 4)
Written by JONATHAN MABERRY
Penciled by LAURENCE CAMPBELL
Cover by JOCK
The cannibal plague continues to consume the Marvel Universe. A cur is possible but fierce tribes of monsters led by the Thing and the Hulk are hunting down the last scientists. The cannibals don’t want a cure; they want to conquer and devour. From the ruins three heroes rise to form a last line of resistance. With a gun, with a shield and with claws. The Punisher and Captain America join Wolverine as humanity’s last best hope. NY Times bestselling thriller author Jonathan Maberry and celebrated artist Laurence Campbell tear light the fuse on part 3 of this apocalyptic horror story.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

MARVEL ZOMBIES
CHRISTMAS CAROL #5 (of 5)
Written by JIM McCANN
Penciled by DAVID BALDEON
Cover by MICHAEL KALUTA
He’s faced his grim past, gruesome present and now his 
ghoulish future filled with fright. Can Ebeneezer Scrooge change his ways and undo the curse that’s destroying humanity? Forget next Christmas, if Scrooge fails, there won’t even be a tomorrow!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER
Cover by GERALD PAREL
Historical Variant by DUSTIN WEAVER
The battle between Leonardo Da Vinci and Issac Newton for the Immortal City comes to a climactic conclusion! Leonid makes his choice between his two fathers, Michelangelo and Tesla kick their plan into high gear and Howard Stark lays the foundation for the organization you know as S.H.I.E.L.D.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MYSTIC #1 (of 4)
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON
Penciled by DAVID LÓPEZ
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
A Crossgen title reimagined as only Marvel could! Eisner Award-nominated G. WILLOW WILSON (Air, Superman, Cairo) and superstar DAVID LOPEZ (HAWKEYE/MOCKINGBIRD, Catwoman) join forces to bring you the story of two seemingly ordinary orphan girls who find their lives turned upside down by magic…one of them will find herself responsible for saving the world and the other as her mortal enemy! The magic begins this August!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #667
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils by HUMBERTO RAMOS
FF Anniversary Variant by
STEPHANIE HANS
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

X-MEN #16
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Pencils by JORGE MOLINA
FF Anniversary Variant by
JOE QUINONES
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #41
Written by DANIEL WAY
Pencils by NICK BRADSHAW
Cover by SALVADOR LAROCCA
“MONSTROUS”
The epic story pitting the X-Men and the Marvel Monsters comes to a startling conclusion! Rising star Nick Bradshaw (UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL) joins writer Daniel Way (DEADPOOL) to bring you the most exciting monster fight ever shown in a comic.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: SCHISM #3 (of 5)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by DANIEL ACUÑA
Variant Cover by FRANK CHO
The events of Schism #1 have launched the world into turmoil, and the all-new Hellfire Club is ready to take advantage of the chaos. But when the survival of the mutant race is on the line, just how far will the X-Men go? Once a line is crossed, there’s no going back. The event that promises to tear the X-Men apart at their very core continues, by writer and Marvel Architect Jason Aaron, and superstar artist Daniel Acuña (WOLVERINE, AVENGERS)!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

GENERATION HOPE #10
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by SALVADOR ESPIN
Cover by RODIN ESQUETO
SCHISM TIE-IN!
Generation Hope take part in the X-Men event of 2011! The mutants of the future finally come to understand the real sad meaning of mutantkind’s past as a day trip from Utopia takes a tragic, bloody turn. In the wake of SCHISM’s first casualties, can Generation Hope even exist anymore?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #15.1
Written by Victor Gischler
Penciled by WILL CONRAD
Cover by JASON PEARSON
START READING with this Point One Issue!
“MUTANTS AND DEMONS”
GUEST-STARRING THE NEW GHOST-RIDER! When
a medicine woman is at death’s door, the demons
she has been containing for decades are looking forward to their freedom. Good news… the X-Men are on the scene. Bad news…these demons are out of our mutant super heroes’ league. It would be nice to have help from Ghost Rider, but is this new Spirit of Vengeance friend or foe? This is a perfect jumping-
on point to the X-Men book in the middle of the
Marvel Universe!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #16
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Pencils & Cover by JORGE MOLINA
FF Anniversary Variant by Joe Quiones
“THE LAND OF THE SKULL”
The X-Men and the FF team up when strange happenings in the Bermuda Triangle threaten the Marvel Universe. Yes, you’ve seen the X-Men and the FF interact before, but never with Magneto and Dr. Doom on the side of the angels. Don’t miss this landmark team-up with an adventure that you have to see to believe.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN LEGACY #253
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by KHOI PHAM
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
“LOST LEGIONS” Conclusion!
Not only have the X-Men escaped the AGE OF X, but so have some of the most dangerous monsters lurking in Legion’s psyche! And one of them in particular is determined to retain his freedom. His power? Sucking the life out of his victims. The X-Men have never before encountered a foe like this…and at this issue’s close, Rogue will find her team a member or two short…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #223 & #224
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
Covers by DAVID YARDIN
“HARD LABOR” Conclusion!
About to give birth and on the run from mutants, demons and gods alike, Wolfsbane turns to the only ones she feels she can trust: her own kind. But even with the help of THE PACK, will Wolfsbane and her baby survive the ordeal? And considering some believe the baby to be the harbinger of the end of the world, do we even want them to?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
ISSUE #223 Cover Shown

X-MEN LEGACY #254
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by STEVE KURTH
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
“FIVE MILES SOUTH OF THE UNIVERSE” Part One!
Wayward X-Man Marvel Girl only managed to leave a brief psychic message with Rogue before being ripped away from Earth…and thrown back into the middle of an extraterrestrial war! Now Rogue and her team of X-Men are on an intergalactic search and rescue mission, hoping to pull their long lost teammates from the fray. But in what condition will they find Marvel Girl, Havok and Polaris? Find out here!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAKEN: DARK
WOLVERINE #12 & #13
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by MATTEO BUFFAGNI
Covers by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Issue #12 – The conclusion of “BIG BREAK”!
The biggest cash heist in American history is at Daken’s fingertips but TASKMASTER is standing in his way. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Donna Kiel might just have uncovered the truth behind the grisly claw murders of Los Angeles’ most terrifying serial killer.
Issue #13 – Who is the Kingpin of the City of Angels?
Daken and Moon Knight are both asking themselves that exact question, so it’s only a matter of time before they run into each other…but will it be as friend or foe? People get crazy under a full moon. Part one of two.
32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (each)
ISSUE #12 COVER SHOWN

X-23 #13
Written by MARJORIE LIU
Penciled by PHIL NOTO
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
GUEST-STARRING THE FF!
As X-23 searches for the sole survivor of her kill list, a
seemingly-unstoppable force descends on New York and X-23 is its target…until an unlikely cavalry shows up. But maybe for a girl who struggles with her past, maybe the Future Foundation are the only ones that can help!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE #13 & #14
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by RENATO GUEDES
Covers by JAE LEE
THE BLOODY CONCLUSION OF “WOLVERINE’S REVENGE!”
What dark mysteries await in the secluded headquarters of the Red Right Hand? What startling secret will Logan uncover in their innermost chamber that will rock him to his core?
The vengeful, bloody answers lie within. This is the most
shocking end to a Wolverine comic you will ever read…
you’ve been warned!
32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory …$3.99 (each)

UNCANNY X-FORCE #13 & #14
Written by Rick Remender
Penciled by Mark Brooks (#13)
& JEROME OPEÑA (#14)
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
Variant cover by CHRIS BACHALO
The Dark Angel Saga: Part 3
Years ago, Wolverine helplessly watched as Jean Grey, the love of his life, died before his eyes. Years later, he would lose his best-friend Nightcrawler to a similar fate. In order to save our world, can he allow them to die again? X-Force team up with The Amazing X-Men for the final push against the heir of Apocalypse, in a battle Royale that will force Wolverine to make the hardest choice of his life. One world must die!
32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory…$3.99 (each)

WOLVERINE & BLACK CAT:
CLAWS 2 #2 (of 3)
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Pencils & Cover by
JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER
Two of Marvel’s sharpest heroes just wanted a nice dinner, but
now they’re fighting for their lives against Martians in a postapocalyptic
future! Monsters! Aliens! Killraven! Can our two
clawed crusaders survive in this mad wasteland, much less find
their way back to their own place in the present? Only time, and
the mad machinations of writer James Palmiotti and the epic art
of Joseph Linsner, will tell!.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE:
THE BEST THERE IS #9
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Wolverine may be the best there is on earth but will that hold
true when Bounty Hunters Monark Starstalker and Paradox
take him on a trip through the vastness of Space? What’s all
this talk of spaceborn technecrotic viruss that produce a race
of unkillable zombies? And just how long can Logan hold his
breath in a total vacuum while cutting alien invaders to ribbons?
The answers will shock you! Don’t miss WOLVERINE: THE BEST
THERE IS 9, coming your way at light speed.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DEADPOOL #41 & #42
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by CARLO BARBERI
Covers by DAVE JOHNSON
“Institutionalized,” Parts 2 & 3
Surprising to no one but himself, Deadpool has found himself locked up in the psych unit of Crossmore Prison. Will therapy help Deadpool finally fix the loose wires in his head, or will the stress of incarceration drive him to a whole new level of craziness? Oh, and speaking of crazy…guess who else is locked up in Crossmore? Here’s a hint—his name rhymes with “pool killer”. Which, coincidentally, is a pretty accurate description of what he intends to do.
32 PGS. (each)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (each)
ISSUE #41 COVER SHOWN

SUPREME POWER #3 (of 4)
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA
Cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
Hyperion, the world’s most powerful superhuman, is back – and America is at DEFCON 1. While the man who can single-handedly destroy the world looks back in anger, the military has lost its top asset: Joe Ledger, codenamed Dr. Spectrum. The alien artifact that powers Spectrum has taken control of his mind. Nobody knows if it’s programmed to stop Hyperion…or help him stomp humanity under their boots!
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

PUNISHERMAX #16
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Locked in solitary confinement with a prison riot raging around him, the Punisher is closer to death than ever before. But first he must face the ghosts of his past and relive the worst day of his life. What were
the Punisher’s final words to his family before they were ripped from him in a hail of bullets? Writer JASON AARON and artist STEVE DILLON bring you the Punisher’s origin
as you’ve never seen it before. With covers by Eisner-
Winner DAVE JOHNSON.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

DEADPOOL MAX #11 (of 12)
Written by DAVE LAPHAM
Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER
Deadpool returns to the orphanage of his youth to demystify
the fearful hold the place has on him.  But when he arrives,
Deadpool has terrible flashbacks to when he was a child, stole a rifle and almost went on a shooting spree.  Can Bob show him
that the orphanage is a wonderful place and not the horror he
remembers, or will Deadpool become lost in the past and fulfill that deadly childhood mission.  Learn about the cruelty of orphans in A HARD KNOCK LIFE.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER – THE BATTLE OF TULL #3 (of 5)
Written by PETER DAVID
Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL LARK
Roland Deschain has been mistaken for the Antichrist! In the cursed town of Tull, the gunslinger enters the church presided over by the huge, imposing minister named Syliva Pittson.And once he enters, she shrieks that Roland is the Crimson King himself as the town then descends on him in a murderous frenzy! And, if the hunted gunslinger survives, he must learn the dark secret of the enormous woman who sought his death. It’s a shocker!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

THE STAND:
The Night Has Come #1 (of 6)
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by TOMM COKER
It’s all been building to this, True believers: The ultimate conflict between Good and Evil. The three spies sent by the Free Zone to infiltrate Flagg’s ranks have crossed over to the west, but have they underestimated the dark man’s power? And the loyalty of those who follow him? Blood will be shed as the final chapter of Stephen King’s masterpiece of apocalyptic horror begins!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

ANITA BLAKE: BOOK OF THE
DAMNED – The Scoundrel #1 (of 5)
Written by JESSICA RUFFNER
Penciled by RON LIM
Cover by BRETT BOOTH
Sometimes, a reanimator just can’t catch a break. As things come to a head at the Circus of the Damned, Anita learns some unfortunate news from Jeane-Claude about the new, ultra-powerful vamp in town, Alejandro. But these days, there are so many balls in the air, that it’s hard to keep all the different players straight. But when Anita is summoned to see Master Vampire Mister Oliver, even she can’t predict the surprise that awaits her…
32 PGS./Mature …$3.99

BRILLIANT #2
Created by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
& MARK BAGLEY
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY
Variant Covers by DAVID MACK
& MICHAEL AVON OEMING
How do Bendis and Bagley follow up their record-breaking, award-winning run on the million-selling ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN? With another chapter of their new creator-owned series BRILLIANT. The challenge has been set: a handful of
genius college students have taken it upon themselves to crack the mystery of superpowers. Can it be done? Can science fiction again become science fact? Find out in this crackling thriller sure to entertain fans of SCARLET and POWERS.
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95
Copyright 2011 Jinxworld Inc.

POWERS VOL. 2: ROLEPLAY PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Follow the series that made Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comic-book superstars! Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim work special homicide cases that involve Powers, and this is the most disturbing one of their careers. A group of college kids who “role play” their favorite real-life superheroes D&D style are being murdered one by one. And the path of violence takes our detectives to the most unexpected places! This completely redesigned, reformatted and reworked hardcover is perfect for both new readers and old! Collecting POWERS (2000) #8-11.
112 PGS./Mature …$19.99
ISBN: 978-07851-5983-4
Trim size: standard

CRIMINAL: LAST OF THE INNOCENT #3 (of 4)
By Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
with Val Staples on colors

The best-selling crime series continues its rollercoaster ride of death and mayhem! The murder was bad enough, but the coverup will be worse than the crime, especially with a one-time boy detective hot on Riley Richards’ trail and Teeg Lawless trying to stir up trouble.

And remember, Criminal is filled with articles and illustrations that are only available in the single issues, making it the best bargain on the stands!

CRIMINAL: The Last of the Innocent #3 … 32 PGS/ Mature Content/ No Ads … $3.50
32 PGS./Mature …$3.5

via Marvel

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