Marvel In April 2013: Marvel Universe

Marvel In April 2013: Marvel Universe[ENGLISH] Marvel tells us: Marvel Comics in April 2013: Part 1 – Marvel Universe. Age of Ultron, Thanos Rising, Uncanny Avengers, Avengers, Nova, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America, Fantastic Four, Secret Avengers, Avengers Arena, Fearless Defenders…

AGE OF ULTRON #4 (of 10)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • BRYAN HITCH (A/C)
Variant Cover by FENGHUA ZHONG
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
• The impossible has happened!
• The Earth has been taken by Ultron…what few super hero survivors there are try desperately to stay alive.
• And it is Luke Cage who discovers the secret behind Ultron’s victory over all of mankind.
• A secret that will have fans of Marvel comics arguing for years to come!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF ULTRON #5
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRYAN HITCH (A/C)
Variant cover by ADI GRANOV
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
• The super hero survivors of the Ultron devastation follow a trail to the Savage Land in the hopes of finding a way to survive or turn the tide of the Ultron apocalypse.
• But with half the Marvel heroes dead, what chance do any of the survivors have?
• The choice that will forever change the course of Marvel history…!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF ULTRON #6
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRANDON PETERSON & CARLOS PACHECO (A/C)Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
Variant by CARLOS PACHECO
• The heroes take the fight to Ultron…with a near-broken Captain America taking the lead!
• Meanwhile, Wolverine takes it upon himself to make one of the most controversial decisions in the history of Marvel comics…
…and you’ll never believe who goes along with him!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #14AU
AL EWING (W) • BUTCH GUICE (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Stephane Roux
AGE OF ULTRON TIE-IN
• Black Widow heads back to her old stomping ground of San Francisco for coffee, old friends…
…and the end of the world as we know it.
• The Age of Ultron is here — and nobody’s getting out in one piece…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTRON #1AU
TBD (W) • AMILCAR PINNA (A)
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
• Ultron took over the world.
• Ultron killed the heroes.
• Ultron…is your father.
• When you’re Victor Mancha, android teen Runaway, “daddy issues” doesn’t quite cover it.
32 PGS./One Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #7
RICK REMENDER (W) • Daniel Acuña (A)
Cover by John cassaday
• Enter The Apocalypse Twins! The beginning of the end begins with their arrival!
• Why do they seek to anger The Celestials? What is their connection to Kang? How is Thor responsible for their mighty power?!
• A death at the hands of an Avenger divides the team!
• Will Sunfire torture an S-Man to save mutant lives?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THANOS RISING #1 (OF 5)
JASON AARON (W) • SIMONE BIANCHI (A/C)
Variant Cover by Marko DJURDJEVIC
Blank Variant Also Available
Young Variant Also Available
• What comes after “Marvel NOW!”? Whatever it is, it starts HERE.
• The vile face left movie audiences in shock after last summer’s Marvel Studios’ “The Avengers” movie, but who is this eerily disturbing villain?
• Thanos rises as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of death and destruction come from and…more importantly what does he want?
• The answers come from the incredible creative team of Jason Aaron (Wolverine, X-Men Origins) and Simone Bianchi (Wolverine, Astonishing X-Men) as they take you on journey that will not only change the course of one boy’s life…
…but will soon change the very nature of the Marvel Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #9
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • DUSTIN WEAVER (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Joe Quinones
“NEW UNIVERSE”
• Watch as the most dangerous weapon in the Universe is unleashed.
• Two Universal SYSTEMS collide.
• What good is a White Event if only leads to the destruction of the planet it was meant to transform?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS #10
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
50th Anniversary Variant by Daniel ACUÑA
“VALIDATOR”
• We learn that the Canadian super team Omega Flight got lost in a Garden Origin Site.
• Discover what happens when the Avengers go in to rescue them.
• Learn why ADAPTATION is the scariest word in the Marvel Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Secret Avengers #3
NICK SPENCER (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
Cover by TOMM COKER
Variant Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
“Arlington”
• The High Council of A.I.M. launch their first attack – with Quake & Nick Fury caught in the crosshairs!
• Learn the deadly secret of the new Iron Patriot!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #5
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • STEVE EPTING (A)
Cover by JOCK
VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUINONES
“BLACK SWAN”
• Learn the history of the enigmatic Black Swan.
• What answers can she provide the Illuminati?
• And watch as the New Avengers do the unthinkable!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS ARENA #7 & 8
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • #7 ALESSANDRO VITTI (A)
#7 Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
#7 MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY John Tyler Christopher
#8 KEV WALKER (A)
#8 Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Issue #7 = All about Arcade! How did the former punch line become the sadistic scene stealer? Find out in this standalone shocker!
Issue #8 = A new story arc begins! What are X-23’s secrets…and what is Darkhawk’s big reveal?
• It’s 2 chances in 1 month to discover why iFanboy calls AVENGERS ARENA “a ton of fun” and IGN promises that “You will be convinced this series has taken the kid gloves off!”.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

NOVA #3
JEPH LOEB (W) • ED MCGUINNESS (A/C)
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY
• It’s time for Sam Alexander’s Training Day. And with the Guardians of Galaxy’ s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon in charge, Nova soon learns that old lesson “Practice Makes Painful!”
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STEVE MCNIVEN (A/C) VARIANT COVER BY Paolo Rivera
Variant cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant cover by JOE MADIUERA
Movie Variant Also Available
• While London deals with the brutal Badoon invasion, the fate of the Guardians of the Galaxy may have been decided millions of miles away.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #3
CULLEN BUNN (W) • WILLIAM SLINEY (A)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
• WARRIOR WOMAN joins the Defenders! Who is she? And why is she back from the dead?
• Plus! A city of silent superheroes.
• And: Defenders vs. Doom Maidens!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #6
RICK REMENDER (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Pasqual Ferry
THE ODD WAR OF DIMENSION Z continues!
• Steve Rogers is dead–long live Captain Zola!
• A traitor strikes.
• Arnim Zola gets everything he wants.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #6 & 7
MATT FRACTION (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
# 6 – MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Karl Kerschl
Issue #6 –
• The F4 travel back to the literal dawn of time to witness the big bang.
• To their surprise, they are not alone…!
Issue #7 –
• You’ve seen how everything begins — now see how everything ends! Marvel’s first family travels to THE BIG CRUNCH!
• What if the end of everything wasn’t really the end of everything? What happens beyond the end of infinite time and space?
• Speaking of ends, how’s everybody feeling out there in time and space, Dr. Richards? Hmmmmm?
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$2.99 (EACH)

FF #6
MATT FRACTION (W) • MICHAEL ALLRED (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• Darla vs Yancy Street! ‘ NUFF SAID!
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #6
MARK WAID (W) • WALT SIMONSON (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Dale Keown, Mark Morales, Edgar Delgado
Walt Simonson draws the Hulk AND Thor!
• Banner takes his lab team to Jotunheim!
• Hulk vs. Frost Giants!
• Guest-starring Thor!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #651
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W)
MATTEO SCALERA (A)
Cover by JEFF DEKAL
• Mayhem in the mess hall! Horror in the hash house!
• Volstagg’s daughter, Hildegund, only wanted a midnight snack! But something else is rampaging in the lower kitchens of Asgardia and she’s going to have to wake the whole house to fight it.
• Sif! Thor! The Warrior’s Three! Heimdall’s dog! All join forces to chain this beast once and for all. Unfortunately, everything they need to do it? Never EXISTED!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED SHE-HULK #64
JEFF PARKER (W)
CARLO PAGULAYAN & WELLINTON ALVES (A)
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
ROUTE 616 CONTINUES!
• Red She-Hulk goes deep underground to find the secrets of the ancient order of the Shield!
• There’s a new ruler of the world below!
• He may never let her leave…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #7
JASON AARON (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Gabriele Dell’Otto
GODBOMB Part One of Five
• Somewhere at the end of the time, all the gods of the universe are enslaved, working to build a machine that will forever change the face of creation.
• What is…the Godbomb? And what can Thor, the last free god in all the cosmos, do to stop it?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THUNDERBOLTS #8
DANIEL WAY (W) • PHIL NOTO (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO-TEDESCO
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Larry Stroman, Danny Miki, Morry Hollowell
• A new terrorist mastermind rises…with close ties to a Thunderbolt!
• His cell has weaponized decommissioned Crimson Dynamos!
• Meanwhile, the Thunderbolts are tearing themselves apart!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

IRON MAN #8
KIERON GILLEN (W) • GREG LAND (A/C)
THE MINDBLOWING CONCLUSION TO THE GODKILLER
• Tony Stark, The Godkiller is found guilty!
• What horrible punishment will the Shi’ard impose?
• The surprising consequences of Iron Man’s role in AVX!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG AVENGERS #4
KIERON GILLEN (W) • JAMIE MCKELVIE (A/C)
Variant cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
• Kate Bishop finally turns up!
• A lovely day trip to Central Park for a group of cheery youngsters.
• LIES! It’s not lovely as they’re being pursued by bad guys and it’s not a day trip as (er) it’s at night.
• A shameless retcon into Marvel Boy’s history!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7 & 8
DAN SLOTT (W) • HUMBERTO RAMOS (A/C)
ISSUE #7 – “Troubled Mind” Part 1
• An Avenger no more?
• With the public at large realizing this is no longer a “Friendly Neighborhood” Spider-Man, and in light of his actions in recent events, will the Avengers kick Spidey off the team? Plus the return of Cardiac!
• And a new development for a Spider-Man who hasn’t been seen for some time. And by time, we mean centuries.
• The lead up to the Spider-Event of the Summer STARTS HERE!
ISSUE #8 – “Troubled Mind” Part 2
• Peter Parker takes a stand!
• With a villain acting like a hero and a hero acting like a villain, one man has decided that enough is enough!
• More with Cardiac! More surprises! And a moment that will break a lot of hearts!
• To save the life of one of Spider-Man’s enemies, Peter Parker fights to regain control of his body, his mind, and his destiny!
• Is this the beginning of the end for Otto Octavius?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #4
JOE KEATINGE (W) • RICHARD ELSON (A)
Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
• After killing the Godfather of Brownsville, Morbius incites a gang war.
• Will Morbius be able to protect his new friends? Or will he give into the monster?
• Find out why Morbius is the breakout hit of Marvel Now!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

A + X #7
CHRISTOPHER YOST & MIKE COSTA (W)
STEFANO CASSELLI & TURCOTTE+BERNALES (A)
Cover by STEFAno CASSELLI
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Paul Renaud
• Artist Stefano Casseli (AVENGERS ASSEMBLE) and Mike Costa (G.I.: JOE: Cobra) show you the ever-loving blue-eyed Thing and the ever-lusting red-eyed Gambit playing the most dangerous game!
• Thor and Iceman teamup in one of the most visually amazing tales you’ve ever seen, courtesy of Christopher Yost (AVENGING SPIDER-MAN) and superstar artists-to be R’John Bernales and Chris Turcotte!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

SCARLET SPIDER #16
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W)
KHOI PHAM (A)
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Mike McKone and Morry Hollowell
• In the wake of Superior Spider-Man, the world has learned to fear the Spiders
• When terrorists attack one of Houston’s most famous landmarks, Kaine’s ready to put that fear to use!
• Yost & Pham continue year two of the world’s most dangerous super hero!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ALPHA: BIG TIME #3 (OF 5)
JOSHUA FIALKOV (W)
NUNO PLATI (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
ALPHA POUTS WHILE THE WORLD BURNS!
• A killer is on the loose that Alpha created! But the high school hero has a bigger threat – dating!
•The defining moment of the greatest superhero to ever exist ever is here, thanks to Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #19
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A)
COVER BY PAOLO RIVERA
• Spider-Man is Doctor Octopus!!! There! Now, that we’ve got that off our chests…
• The mysterious being known as SLEEPWALKER stalks Spider-Man in the waking world, while something far more horrible has invaded his dreams!
• And what nightmares will the Superior Spider-Man’s dreams unleash on the world?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

VENOM #33
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A)
Cover by SHANE DAVIS
• It’s Venom vs. Toxin in the schoolyard!
• But have these two symbiote-psychos created something far more evil in Philadelphia?!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #34
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A&C)
• The Symbiote Slayers are here. You read that correctly.
• Toxin. Venom. Bunn. Shalvey. War.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN MARVEL #12
Kelly Sue Deconnick & Chris Sebela (W)
FILIPE ANDRADE (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY
Greg Land and Morry Hollowell
• The issue that will kick off a Major Captain Marvel and Avengers event!
• Still grounded from flying, Captain Marvel takes on a different and dangerous kind of bird—DEATHBIRD!
• Handicapped, but determined Carol risks her powers and her life!
• PLUS: The unstoppable evil that’s been pulling Deathbird’s strings!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HAWKEYE #10
MATT FRACTION (W)
Francesco Francavilla (a/c)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Paolo Rivera
• The most acclaimed new book of the year continues!
• Who pulled the trigger?
• Where have you seen him before? Have you seen him before? Maybe. But not like this.
• It’s murder, mayhem, and greasepaint make-up for the money, kids — and that means playtime is over, Monsieur Hulot. Caw caw.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WINTER SOLDIER #17
JASON LATOUR (W)
NIC KLEIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Variant cover by CHRIS BRUNNER
• Writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) begin the third explosive chapter of THE WINTER SOLDIER’S newest deadly mission.
• S.H.I.E.L.D. is crippled, the world is on it’s knees and the only thing that stands in the way of THE ELECTRIC GHOST’S devastating master plan is Bucky Barnes!
• But how can Bucky act when the cost of winning this battle may just be the loss of his own future?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK AVENGERS #189
Jeff Parker (W)
Neil Edwards (A/C)
Cover by Joe Quinones
• They were Earth’s Deadliest Villains. They’re about to become Avengers.
• The penultimate chapter of dark heroics is here!
• Parker & Edwards continue this year’s sleeper hit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL: END OF DAYS #7 (of 8)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & DAVID MACK (W)
KLAUS JANSON & BILL Sienkiewicz (A)
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
• The mystery of Daredevil’s final days leads Ben Urich through a gauntlet of the Man Without Fear’s enemies!
• The trail brings Ben to The Church of The Hand… and a confrontation with Daredevil?!
• The penultimate chapter of Daredevil’s final tale is here – and some of his greatest creators are here to tell it!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #25
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
Wraparound Variant by Adam Kubert
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• The hidden foe behind DD’s troubles plays his trump card!
• Foggy’s life is on the line!
• Plus: Who is Nelson & Murdock’s mysterious benefactor–and what does he want?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

COLLECTIONS

MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3: THE ART OF THE MOVIE HC SLIPCASE
Written by STUART MOORE & MARIE JAVINS
Continuing their popular ART OF series of movie tie-in books, Marvel presents its latest blockbuster achievement! Featuring exclusive concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, THE ART OF IRON MAN 3 provides an insider’s look into the making of the highly anticipated film directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr. This keepsake volume is co-written by comic-book authors and novelists Stuart Moore and Marie Javins!
240 PGS./All Ages …$49.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6810-2
Trim size: landscape

IRON MAN/WAR MACHINE: HANDS OF THE MANDARIN TPB
Written by SCOTT BENSON, LEN KAMINSKI, DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by GABRIEL GECKO, GEOFF SENIOR, TOM MORGAN, DAVID TAYLOR, PATRICK ROLO & MORE
Cover by GABRIEL GECKO
Iron Man’s friendship with War Machine is strained to the breaking point — and his new team, Force Works, is still working out the kinks. And if that wasn’t enough, the Mandarin has located the ancient alien artifact known as the Heart of Darkness — and that spells trouble for Tony Stark! Determined to end the age of technology and return the world to a feudal state, the Mandarin and his new Avatars begin an all-out assault on Hong Kong! Will Force Works rise to the occasion? Can War Machine’s badly damaged armor withstand the brutal battle? And how can the captured Iron Man possibly overcome the Mandarin’s new cosmic power? Collecting WAR MACHINE (1994) #8-10, IRON MAN (1968) #310-312, FORCE WORKS #6-7 and material from MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #169-172.
276 PGS./Rated T …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8428-7

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 6 HC
Written by STEVE ENGLEHART with MARV WOLFMAN & P. CRAIG RUSSELL
Penciled by GENE COLAN with RUDY NEBRES, P. CRAIG RUSSELL & ALFREDO ALCALA
Cover by GENE COLAN
Steve Englehart and Gene Colan set Dr. Strange on a series of unmatched classics in the Sorcerer Supreme’s next Marvel Masterworks — and it all begins with the end of the world! Eternity declares that the end times are here — and to save us all, Stephen Strange must first face…himself. Next comes a Doc Strange vs. Dracula crossover, followed by a trip to Hell and finally a time-traveling Occult History of America! Then, Marv Wolfman takes the reins as Dr. Strange rejects his Sorcerer Supreme status — and must battle Xander the Merciless and a Clea gone mad! With lush and lyrical art by Rudy Nebres and P. Craig Russell, you’ll find none more worthy of the name “Masterworks.” Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE (1974) #10-22 and ANNUAL #1, and TOMB OF DRACULA (1972) #44.
288 PGS./All Ages …$69.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6786-0
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: DOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 6 HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 196 (DM ONLY)
288 PGS./All Ages …$69.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6787-7

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 9 TPB
Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
Cover by JACK KIRBY & RICHARD ISANOVE
Field trip! That’s “field trip” as defined in the Lee/Kirby dictionary, which means you’d better pack that bag lunch in unstable molecules and buckle up for a trip beyond your wildest imagination! First stop: a visit to the neighbor’s place, Attilan, home of the Inhumans! Second stop: Paris is beautiful in the springtime — but according to the brochure, Latveria’s lovely year round. Then again, the savvy traveler never trusts a Chamber of Commerce run by Doombots. Third stop: Down Under. Way down under in the lair of the Mole Man! Last stop: The Thing takes an intergalactic tour as a gladiator in the Skulls’ slave arena! You’d better make those travel plans today, True Believer — tickets for this trip are guaranteed to sell out! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #82-93 and ANNUAL #7.
272 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6760-0
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 9 TPB — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 53 (DM ONLY)
272 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6761-7

MARVEL MASTERWORKS:THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 4 TPB
Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
Cover by JACK KIRBY & RICHARD ISANOVE
Prepare yourself for an amazing assemblage of Asgardian classics as only Stan and Jack could make them. Featuring the one and only Thor, it kicks off with a blockbuster battle with the Absorbing Man! Then in Outer Mongolia, a demon powered by a mystic Norn stone awakens. Thor may be able to handle this magical menace, but how will he fare in a toe-to-toe tussle with Hercules — especially when Odin has cut the Thunder God’s power in half? It all leads to an epic adventure that takes Thor and Hercules into the depths of the Underworld to fight the legions of Pluto. And lest we forget, “Tales of Asgard” backs up every issue — revealing the secrets of Ragnarok and more! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #121-125, THOR (1966) #126-130 and material from NOT BRAND ECHH #3.
240 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6764-8
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 4 TPB — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 52 (DM ONLY)
240 PGS./All Ages …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6765-5

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK VOL. 1: AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. PREMIERE HC
Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Hulk: Indestructible force more weapon than man. Banner: smartest man alive. Combined, they are the strongest, smartest weapon on the planet! Now an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Indestructible Hulk must take down the new Quintronic Man and battle Attuma on the ocean floor to learn the secret of Lost Lemuria! But not everything is as it seems: What is Banner’s secret hold over S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Maria Hill? What and where is Bannertown, USA? And which one of Banner’s lab assistants holds a deadly secret? Plus: Bruce Banner and Tony Stark are friends, but Hulk and Iron Man are anything but! The Golden Avenger guest-stars as Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL) and superstar artist Leinil Yu take the Hulk in a new direction…NOW! Collecting INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #1-5. Includes designs, sketches, script, and pencils!
136 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6831-7
Trim size: standard

AVENGERS ARENA VOL. 1: KILL OR DIE TPB
Written by DENNIS HOPELESS
Penciled by KEV WALKER & ALESSANDRO VITTI
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Trapped on an isolated island, 16 superhuman teens — including members of the Runaways and Avengers Academy — are given a chilling ultimatum by their demented captor: Fight or die…only one will walk out alive! Thus begins a primal battle that will test the skills, stamina and morals of each combatant. Welcome to Murder World — where secrets are plenty, alliances are fleeting, and the key to victory might be rewriting the rules of the game. As Cammi and Hazmat battle the mysterious Deathlocket, X-23 and Juston Seyfert’s Sentinel join the fray — but who’s stalking the heroes in their sleep? Who are the students of the Braddock Academy? What’s up with Chase and Darkhawk? Who is not what they seem? And which player will draw first blood? Betrayal! Secrets! Murder! We dare you to tune in to your new favorite comic…NOW! Collecting AVENGERS ARENA #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6657-3

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY FEATURING SIF VOL. 1: STRONGER THAN MONSTERS TPB
Written by KATHRYN IMMONEN
Penciled by VALERIO SCHITI
Cover by JEFFREY BECKER
A new journey begins, starring Sif…the Berzerker?! When the latest crop of beasties besets Asgardia, our sword-slinging heroine leads the battle charge — but that no-holds-barred zeal for glory may be the very thing that brings the realm down around her winged helm! Finding herself newly minted with an ancient version of the Berzerker spell, Sif returns to an unsuspecting Midgard — and with no patience for relative peace, starts putting out fires with gasoline! And things heat up even more when our heroine falls in with a group of brutal Asgardian savages — and joins them in their millennia-old battle against monsters! But can the berzerkers keep their bloodlust in check? And can Sif master her new abilities and serve Asgard? Guest starring the Superior Spider-Man and a collection of Marvel superstars! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #646-650.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6108-0

THUNDERBOLTS VOL. 1: NO QUARTER TPB
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Red Hulk, Venom, Elektra, Deadpool, the Punisher. Forget the courts, the jails, the system — this team of Thunderbolts fights fire with fire, targeting the most dangerous and lethal players in the Marvel Universe with extreme prejudice. Led by General “Thunderbolt” Ross, a.k.a. the Red Hulk, this handpicked squad of like-minded operatives is going to make the world a better place —by any and all means necessary! But will even this crew approve of the team’s newest member: the Red Leader?! Can the Thunderbolts trust the Red Hulk to lead them, or is a larger agenda at play? Find out…NOW! Collecting THUNDERBOLTS (2013) #1-6.
136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6694-8

A+X VOL. 1: = AWESOME TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT, JEPH LOEB, CHRIS BACHALO, PETER DAVID, JASON AARON, JAMES ASMUS, ZEB WELLS, KATHRYN IMMONEN & KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by RON GARNEY, DALE KEOWN, CHRIS BACHALO, MIKE DELMUNDO, PASQUAL FERRY, BILLY TAN, DAVID LAFUENTE & GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Spinning out of AVX, this all-star anthology brings you Avengers and X-Men action by the industry’s top creators! It’s time-travel aplenty when a WWII-era Captain America meets Cable, and Red Hulk and Wolverine face a future menace! Black Widow and Rogue fight Sentinels, while Iron Man, Kitty Pryde and Lockheed battle the Brood! Storm and Black Panther have their first post-AVX encounter, Gambit and Hawkeye join forces to save lives, and Spider-Man and Beast take on zombies! And while Cap mentors Jean Grey School problem student Quentin Quire, Iron Man and Beast butt heads, Iron Fist and Doop’s first adventure is revealed, Captain Marvel fights alongside Wolverine — and Loki and Mr. Sinister team up! (You didn’t think the heroes would have all the fun, did you?) A plus X adds up to awesome adventure…NOW! Collecting A+X #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T …$17.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6674-0

CAPTAIN MARVEL VOL. 2: DOWN TPB
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Penciled by DEXTER SOY & FILIPE ANDRADE
Cover by JAMIE MCKELVIE
Marvel OW! Captain Marvel goes head to head with…Captain Marvel?! Former Captain Monica Rambeau returns, but what’s her problem with Earth’s new Mightiest Hero? What threat lurks below the ocean’s surface? And can both Captain Marvels stop it before they get shipwrecked? Then: Carol finally returns home…but changed. What is weakening her powers? How will the lifelong high-flyer react when she discovers she can no longer fly? What’s keeping the super hero from being super heroic, and who wants her to stay that way? And as Captain America intervenes with a surprising gift, Carol confronts a new version of an old foe: Deathbird! What happens when your enemies know your most dangerous secret? Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2012) #7-11.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6550-7

THE TWELVE HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & CHRIS WESTON
Penciled by CHRIS WESTON
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Yesterday’s men of tomorrow — today! The Phantom Reporter. Electro. The Black Widow. The Laughing Mask. The Blue Blade. Dynamic Man. Master Mind Excello. Mister E. The Fiery Mask. The Witness. Rockman. Captain Wonder. Laying dormant for sixty years, they awaken in a tormented world that needs them more than ever. But has the world grown beyond their brand of old-fashioned heroism? Writer J. Michael Stracyzynski (Babylon 5, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and artist Chris Weston (The Invisibles, FANTASTIC FOUR: FIRST FAMILY) present a post-modernist tale of sacrifice, betrayal and human nature. Plus: Journey into the past to follow the death-defying exploits of the Phantom Reporter on the front lines of World War II and witness his first encounter with history’s greatest super heroes! Collecting THE TWELVE #1-12 and THE TWELVE: SPEARHEAD.
328 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-2715-4
Trim size: oversized

NEW AVENGERS BY
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 4 TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by WILL CONRAD & MIKE DEODATO JR.
Cover by RON GARNEY
AVX tie-in! Captain America has called the New Avengers to war against the X-Men, and Luke Cage will be forced to make a big decision: stand with his wife and child? Or suit up alongside the Avengers? Then, Iron Fist discovers the shocking secret history of the Phoenix in K’un-Lun’s Book of the Iron Fist! Hope Summers journeys to Iron Fist’s magical home to uncover her destiny. But will she conquer her future — or be consumed by it? Plus: The X-Men take three of the Avengers’ mightiest captive, but no jail can hold them for long. Or can it? And with the Avengers/X-Men war raging at a fevered pitch, Captain America calls out the big guns against the X-Men and the Phoenix Five: Can the Illuminati succeed where the Avengers failed? Collecting NEW AVENGERS (2010) #24-30.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6157-8

SECRET AVENGERS BY
RICK REMENDER VOL. 2 TPB
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by RENATO GUEDES & MATTEO SCALERA
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
AVX tie-in! Thor leads a secret team of Avengers on a suicide mission to stop the Phoenix by any means necessary! Who is Minister Marvel, and why has he drawn the Phoenix to the Kree homeworld? The Avengers devise a way to save the Kree, but one man stands in their way: the original Captain Marvel, reborn to unite his people! Can Ms. Marvel and the Protector break free of Minister Marvel’s influence to aid their former companions? Plus: Can Hawkeye and Black Widow unmask the spy on their team in time to prevent tragedy? And as Hawkeye, Venom and Ant-Man face the Masters of Evil — an army of villains unlike any ever seen before — to save Max Fury, the Shadow Council’s true goal is revealed! Enter the power of the Abyss! Collecting SECRET AVENGERS (2010) #26-32.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6121-9

SPIDER-MAN: DANGER ZONE TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT, CHRISTOS GAGE & ZEB WELLS
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & STEVE DILLON
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Celebrating 50 years of power and responsibility! The most powerful entity on Earth is Alpha — a brash Midtown High slacker who gained his powers in a lab accident during an experiment conducted by none other than Peter Parker! To head off worldwide calamity, he’ll have to learn how to be a hero — and fast! And that means Spider-Man’s got his first-ever sidekick! Then: war of the Hobgoblins! Phil Urich has donned the demonic cowl as the Kingpin’s top enforcer, but Roderick Kingsley is back, seeking to reclaim his murderous mantle. And Kingsley may not be the only former Goblin who wants to stake his claim! Plus: Peter struggles to tell Aunt May the secret he’s hidden for years: He’s responsible for his uncle’s death! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #693-697 and material from #692, and AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #11.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6010-6

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN: THREATS & MENACES TPB
Written by CULLEN BUNN, ROB WILLIAMS, BRIAN REED, DEAN HASPIEL, JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV & KEVIN GREVIOUX
Penciled by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO, BRAD WALKER, LEE GARBETT, DEAN HASPIEL, NUNO PLATI & ROBERTO CASTRO
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
It’s web-slinging action as you like it as Spider-Man faces a phalanx of fearsome foes!
• Horizon Labs take a field trip to the Savage Land! But when a horde of super-powered lizards attacks, it’s up to Spider-Man, Devil Dinosaur and Moon Boy to save the day!
• Spidey goes toe to toe with the Thing in a mighty mind-control melee!
• When Spider-Man finds himself stuck in a world where Peter Parker never existed, it’s the Avengers to the rescue!
• When Spider-Man finds Blade enslaved in an underground, undead fighting league, the web-head must fight the vampire hunter for his very life!
• Who is the Spider-Man Impersonator?!
Collecting AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #14-15 and ANNUAL #1, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #39, SPIDER-MAN VS. VAMPIRES and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #692.
184 PGS./Rated T …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6573-6

FF BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 4 TPB
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA, GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA & ANDRE ARAUJO
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman bids farewell to the FF! In a story that kicks off in Spider-Man and the Human Torch’s bathroom (?!), the Future Foundation explores the farthest reaches of the Marvel Universe — from Wakanda to the Negative Zone — encountering the Wizard, the Universal Inhumans and the Negative Zone’s dark overlord himself, Annihilus, along the way! And in the heartwarming conclusion to Hickman’s run, Old Franklin teaches Young Franklin “How To Be a God!” Collecting FF (2011) #17-23.
168 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6315-2

INCREDIBLE HULK: CROSSROADS TPB
Written by BILL MANTLO
Penciled by SAL BUSCEMA, ALAN KUPPERBERG, BRET BLEVINS & MIKE MIGNOLA
Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
Banished to the mysterious and dangerous Crossroads by Dr. Strange, the Hulk fights his way back from the edge of insanity; battles the U-Foes, the N’Garai, Klaatu, the Puffball Collective and more; fights alongside newfound friends like the Lady of Life in the City of Death; and comes face to face with three aspects of his own shattered psyche as Bruce Banner struggles to reassert control over his savage alter ego and come to terms with his haunted past! Plus: The story of Banner’s birth, and how his tragic childhood shaped the monster within, is revealed! And longtime INCREDIBLE HULK artist Sal Buscema wraps up his decade-long run! The Jade Giant is truly at the crossroads of his life! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #301-313 and ANNUAL #13, and ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) #29.
384 PGS./Rated T …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8448-5

SPIDER-MEN TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by SARA PICHELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Universes collide for the first time in one ultimate, amazing Spider-Man story! Superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis at last unites the wall-crawlers of two worlds! Courtesy of the multiversal machinations of Mysterio, the Marvel Universe’s friendly neighborhood Peter Parker meets Ultimate Comics’ new kid on the block, Miles Morales, in a landmark tale they said would never be told. The new Ultimate Spider-Man is sure to learn much of power and responsibility from his Amazing counterpart, a grown-up version of his fallen idol. But what lessons lie in wait for an adult Peter in a world at once familiar, yet strikingly different — a world in which he died young, but friends, foes and loved ones live on? Collecting SPIDER-MEN #1-5.
128 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6534-7

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE
SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3 DIGEST
Written by KARL KESEL, CHRIS ELIOPOLOUS, BRIAN CLEVINGER, TY TEMPLETON & TOM DEFALCO
Penciled by KARL KESEL, NUNO PLATI, RAMON BACHS & TY TEMPLETON • Cover by TY TEMPLETON
Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #9-12.
96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6412-8

MARVEL UNIVERSE IRON MAN COMIC READER #2
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by RONAN CLIQUET & JAMES CORDEIRO
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #4 and material from MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #3.
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5384-9

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES
VOL. 3 DIGEST
Written by LOUISE SIMONSON, JEN VAN METER, TODD DEZAGO, CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN, JOE KEATINGE, FRANK TIERI, CHRISTOS GAGE & ERIK BURNHAM
Penciled by CHRISTOPHER JONES, LUCIANO VECCHIO, KHOI PHAM & TIM LEVINS
Cover by KHOI PHAM
Earth’s Mightiest action bounds off Disney XD and into your hands! Faced with a meteorite zooming toward Earth, only Ms. Marvel can save the day! Black Widow and the Wasp team up to take down Dr. Doom! When the Leader attacks with an army of monsters, Ant-Man holds the key to victory! Ultron seizes control of the Vision, but the android will prove you can’t reprogram a hero! Captain America must fight the deadly Nightmare in his own dreams! It’s a battle of mythic proportions as Thor takes on Hercules, the Prince of Power! When Captain America hulks out, only Bruce Banner can help him! Thor and the Avengers show Loki what it means to be a brother! No need to wait for Sunday morning — grab the Avengers’ adventures today! Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #9-12.
96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6446-3

AVENGERS: HEART OF STONE TPB
Written by BILL MANTLO, JIM SHOOTER, STEVEN GRANT, ROGER STERN & DAVID MICHELINIE
Penciled by JOHN BYRNE, ARVELL JONES, SAL BUSCEMA, GEORGE PÉREZ & DON NEWTON
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
It’s a cornucopia of classic Avengers action as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes travel to Russia to face the Elements of Doom, and then battle the WWII-era Arsenal robot and learn its shocking ties to Iron Man’s family! Meanwhile, an out-of-work Hawkeye takes a security job and clashes with the vicious alien princess Deathbird! Plus: The Avengers are called before Congress, battle the stone-faced Grey Gargoyle, face the new Inferno and deal with the meddling machinations of government liaison Henry Peter Gyrich! But when the team investigates a cry for help from a mental hospital, they discover a deadly new foe: Who is the terrible Taskmaster? And how can the Avengers hope to stop him when he can match every single fighting move they have to offer? Time to get creative! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #188-196 and ANNUAL #9.
216 PGS./Rated T …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8431-7

SQUADRON SUPREME TPB
(NEW PRINTING)
Written by MARK GRUENWALD
Penciled by BOB HALL, PAUL RYAN, JOHN BUSCEMA & PAUL NEARY
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On an Earth much like our own, the world’s greatest superhuman champions are confronted by a society in ruins. Faced with the possibility of a new dark age for mankind, they choose the only course available to them — and take control of the world’s governments themselves! Now, they have one year in which to completely restructure human society. Can their plan succeed? Will a renegade member bring about their downfall? And what will happen when this Earth’s mightiest heroes find themselves becoming instead its all-powerful, totalitarian overlords? Before Watchmen, before MARVELS, before Kingdom Come — there was Squadron Supreme, a deconstructionist parable of the super-hero paradigm in a real-world setting considered by many to be the late Mark Gruenwald’s finest work. Collecting SQUADRON SUPREME (1985) #1-12 and CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #314.
352 PGS./Rated T …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8469-0

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