[ENGLISH] Marvel tells us: Marvel Comics In April 2010, Part 3: Ultimate Comics Avengers 2, Ultimate Comics X, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Ultimate Comics Enemy, Punishermax, Millar & McNiven’s Nemesis, Halo: Blood Line, Stephen King’s « N », Powers, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Ant, Ender’s Game…

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HALO: BLOOD LINE #5 (of 5)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
The action-packed series based on the bestselling X-Box game comes to its white-knuckle conclusion! Spartans, Covenant and Forerunners engage in a furious three-way battle for control of the mysterious Line installation, the power of which rivals the fabled Halos themselves! Will Spartan: Black be able to heal the rifts within their unit long enough to secure The Line for the forces of Earth…or is this their last stand against overwhelming alien forces?
32 PGS./17 & Up …$3.99

STEPHEN KING’S « N. » #2 (of 4)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art & Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Patient Case Study: “N.” Subject initially complained of insomnia, stating that standard pharma was not having any effect. I will prescribe him something stronger. Subject is also open and frank about obsessive-compulsive tendencies, most notably; he has a habit of counting, and speaks of “good” and “bad” numbers. Traces symptoms back to visit of certain field in rural Maine with a rock formation that changes in number. Calls it a “faded place” where he could “tear through the fabric of reality.” Also recalls a “grinning figure trapped within the stones.” Suggests strong bouts of delusion. Prognosis: stronger sedative, intensive continued therapy.
DON’T MISS THE NEXT EXCITING CHAPTER IN THIS LANDMARK COMIC-BOOK EVENT. FROM THE MIND OF STEPHEN KING, ADAPTED BY MARK GUGGENHEIM AND ALEX MALEEV, “N.” WILL HAVE YOUR PULSE RACING!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
© 2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC ANT #1 (of 5)
Written by DAVID MACK
Penciled by PASCAL ALIXE
Cover by PAUL POPE
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
FROM THE MIND OF LEGENDARY SCI-FI AUTHOR PHILIP K. DICK! Garson Poole had a pretty great life: good job, nice apartment, a sexy, flirtatious assistant. And then he wakes up in a hospital room…the doctors inform him that he’s been in a car accident…and they can’t treat him. Because he’s a robot. Specifically, Garson is an Electric Ant, a human-like robot created and programmed to serve a specific function. But what is Garson’s function? How will his friends and co-workers treat him,
knowing that he’s a machine, and not a person? And how much of his world is real, and how much of it is part of his
programming? Written by Kabuki scribe David Mack and illustrated by Pascal Alixe (Eternals Annual).
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
© and TM 2010 Laura Leslie, Isa Dick Hackett and Christopher Dick

THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #5 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
The sequel to the New York Times best-selling graphic novel continues! Discover for yourself why CBR.com calls Eric Shanower and Skottie Young the “best writer/artist team in the comics biz” in this adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s beloved novel.  The battle for Oz is on as Tip and company go toe-to-toe with General Jinjur’s all-girl Army of Revolt! But will a timely assist from the Queen of the Field Mice be enough to stop Jinjur from turning poor Jack Pumpkinhead into a tart? Find out as the Woggle-bug (maybe) woggles his last wiggle!
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

HUSK #1
Written by FRÉDÉRIC L’HOMME
Art and Cover by
ARNAUD BOUDOIRON
Variant Cover by TBA
In the near future, The Arnold Company has developed the Husk, fifteen-foot tall biomechanical suits that are an anatomical addition to their pilot’s body. In Paris, the BMRI police brigade features a special squad of Husk pilots in charge of investigating the most dangerous criminals of their time. This series explores the day-to-day life of these men and the different cases they must confront.
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

TALES OF THE
DRAGON GUARD #3 (of 3)
Written by ANGE
Adapted by PAUL BENJAMIN
Art and Cover by
SYLVAIN GUINEBAUD
The life of a Veill hunter is difficult. To retrieve the treasures protected by the dragons, his timing must be perfect so that he might avoid being changed by the Veill, and get his reward without the other hunters getting there first. Haïrin is one of these Veill hunters in search of riches, while trying to protect his niece who adores the dangerous lives of the beautiful adventurers, the Dragon Knights. When Mara, a young Dragon Knight comes to the region tracking a dragon, Haïrin will go to the limits to protect his family.
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

ENDER’S GAME:
THE LEAGUE WAR
Creative Director
ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by AARON JOHNSTON
Penciled by TBD
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
Ender Wiggin is not the only genius child to influence the course of Earth’s history.  Not even the only one in his family.  After the end of the final Formic War, the nations of the Earth are scrambling for power…and Peter and Valentine Wiggin, Ender’s older and equally intelligent siblings, will start and end a world war with nothing more than words.  This ALL-NEW, action-packed
followup to Ender’s Game fills in new detail between the pages of the multiple Hugo Award winning Ender Wiggin series by Orson Scott Card.
32 PGS./One-Shot/Parental Advisory …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #9
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
It’s the return of Spider-Woman! And guess who she totally makes out with in this issue! What?? Yeah, you heard me!! Wanna see a Spider-Man story you have never ever ever ever seen before? We promise you, it’s right here!! All this and Kitty’s Pryde’s world comes crashing down around her as the U.S. government comes to Midtown High to collect her.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 #1
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Villain Variant by MARC SILVESTRI
Foilogram Variant by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Some jobs are just too dirty for the Ultimates. For these, Nick Fury must gather the Avengers, a black ops team willing to do the missions that others won’t. What role will an infamous mass killer play in Fury’s plans? Find out here, as the Punisher returns to the Ultimate Universe! The blockbuster team of MARK MILLAR (ULTIMATES) and LEINIL FRANCIS YU (SECRET INVASION) presents the explosive beginning to ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X #2
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
Who—or what—is Ultimate X?  As the world comes back from the brink of destruction, those left behind struggle to find some semblance of hope.  One young woman in particular–the alluring and mysterious Karen–tries to build her life back together, but seems to be hiding something…or rather running away from it.  Why so serious, Karen?  Maybe her dirty little secret isn’t so little, and might be the key to the mystery of the ULTIMATE X!  Brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer JEPH LOEB and legendary illustrator ARTHUR ADAMS!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ENEMY #4 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
The heroes and Nick Fury make an uneasy alliance to hunt the mysterious enemy that has ruined their lives and murdered their friends. It’s a team-up like you’ve never seen before as Spider-Man and his truly amazing friends must go undercover to try to do what the U.S. government refuses to do. All this plus Ben Grimm makes an amazing transformation unlike anything you can imagine! Comic book sensations BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and RAFA SANDOVAL bring you the shocking conclusion to part one of the Ultimate Enemy trilogy!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DEATHLOK #6 (of 7)
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by LAN MEDINA
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
“RESIDUAL HUMANITY”
RoXXon Corp is about to learn the cost of its sizzling ratings.  Deathlok has cut a bloody swath right to Director Devereoux’s doorstep, and is ready to deliver the killing stroke.  But wait — there’s hesitation.  Something lurks within the Alpha Mech’s
prototype, a glitch in the circuits, fibers and dead tissue that Roxxon Corp never could have predicted.  It has a million-dollar question for Devereoux, and she’d better consider her answer carefully.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

PUNISHERMAX #6
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“BULLSEYE,” PART ONE
They say he’s the deadliest assassin the world has ever known. They say that once he sets his sights on someone, he never misses, no matter what he has to go through to get them.  Though his methods may seem unorthodox, even insane, they say he’s never failed to kill a single target.  No one knows where he comes from or why he does it.  No one knows his name.  They all just call him Bullseye.  And now he’s come to New York City, with his sights set on Frank Castle.  Let the hunt begin.  If you thought our new MAX version of Kingpin was intense, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS #2
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
The most talked about new series of 2010 rages on! Nemesis’s tour of terror hits Washington D.C. and hits it hard. That doesn’t bode well for the citizens of the nation’s capital or the man in the house on Pennsylvania Ave. Luckily, the Chief of Police has an idea on how to stop the super-villain– but can you stop a one man hurricane of violence and mayhem? All this, thanks to the creative team that brought you CIVIL WAR- Mark Millar and Steve McNiven.
32 PGS./Mature Content …$2.99

POWERS #6
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Guess who’s back!!??  Detective Deena Pilgrim returns to POWERS and wait ‘til you see what she has been up to.  Meanwhile, Detective Walker reunites with his young protege Retro Girl and things are not at all anything close to peachy.  It is cops and capes worth “four stars! »- CBR. So hop on board the comic that blends crime and super heroes like you have never seen before. From the writer of some of your favorite Marvel Comics.
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95