[ENGLISH] Marvel tells us: Marvel Comics In February 2012, Part 3: Ultimate & Others. Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Ultimate Comics Ultimates, Ultimate Comics X-Men, Punishermax, Brilliant, Halo: Fall of Reach, John Carter, Anita Blake, The Stand, Dark Tower, Northanger Abbey…

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ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY SARA PICHELLI
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
The year’s most-talked about story! Miles Morales IS the new Spider-Man! What’s the secret behind his powers, and how will he master them? What new and familiar enemies will rise to challenge this all-new Spider-Man? And will Miles live up to Peter Parker’s legacy? Also includes ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #4, featuring the very first appearance of Miles Morales! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #1-5.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5712-0
Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 1
PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART BY ESAD RIBIC
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
The next era has begun. As our heroes struggle to find their place in the world, 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! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5717-5
Trim size: standard

ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED BOOK 3 — THE SCOUNDREL PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY LAURELL K. HAMILTON & 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, it’s hard to keep all the different players straight. Yet when Anita is summoned to see Master Vampire Mister Oliver, even she can’t predict the surprise that awaits her. Collecting ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED — THE SCOUNDREL #1-5.
120 PGS./Mature …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4692-6
Trim size: standard

THE STAND: THE NIGHT HAS COME PREMIERE HC
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 in the final chapter of Stephen King’s masterpiece of apocalyptic horror! Collecting THE STAND: THE NIGHT HAS COME #1-6.
160 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3645-3
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110665

Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King. TM & © 2010 Marvel Characters, Inc. All rights reserved.

JOHN CARTER:
THE WORLD OF MARS TPB
BASED ON THE ADVENTURES WRITTEN
BY EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
WRITTEN BY PETER DAVID
PENCILED BY LUKE ROSS
COVER BY ESAD RIBIC
The official prequel to the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures blockbuster film releasing in March 2012 — revealing the shocking events that transpire before the hotly anticipated motion picture and featuring some of the greatest characters ever conceived by Edgar Rice Burroughs! Dejah Thoris has her hands full with the malicious Sab Than, would-be ruler of Zodanga, who sees kidnapping the princess of Mars as a shortcut to winning the thousand-year war between his people and her city of Helium. Meanwhile, Tars Tarkas is caught between the desires of the female he loves and his best friend, who needs Tars’ help to become Jeddak of the Tharks — assuming that his ambitions don’t kill them all. Take an unforgettable journey to Barsoom. It’s a trip you can’t afford to miss! Collecting JOHN CARTER: THE WORLD OF MARS #1-4.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6041-0
ORDER CODE: NOV110662

JOHN CARTER: A PRINCESS
OF MARS GN-TPB
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
ADAPTATION BY ROGER LANGRIDGE
PENCILED BY FILIPE ANDRADE
COVER BY FILIPE ANDRADE
Captain John Carter finds himself on a strange new world where he must fight for his very life — and for the heart of a princess! Edgar Rice Burroughs’ legendary novels come to life in this action-packed, all-new, re-envisioned adventure! Meet the Tharks, terrible warrior race of Mars! See Woola, the scariest guard dog you’ll ever lay eyes upon! Gasp as John Carter battles the great white apes of Barsoom! And hold your breath as he first lays eyes upon the woman who will change his life forever: the proud and beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium! Collecting JOHN CARTER: A PRINCESS OF MARS #1-5.
120 PGS./All Ages …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6042-7
ORDER CODE: NOV110661

MORITURI VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY PETER B. GILLIS & JAMES HUDNALL
PENCILED BY BRENT ANDERSON, WHILCE
PORTACIO, HUW THOMAS, JOHN CALIMEE
& MARK BAGLEY
COVER BY BRENT ANDERSON
As the first generations of Strikeforce: Morituri are lost one by one — either killed in battle or violent in-fighting, or perishing from the Morituri Effect itself — a group of scientists undertake a dangerous and unauthorized experiment to create more. Unfortunately, things don’t go exactly as planned. Enter: the Morituri Monsters! Then, an alien virus is discovered that offers a glimmer of hope for the Strikeforce — but has it come too late? Plus: The war against the Horde takes an unexpected and shocking twist! Collecting STRIKEFORCE: MORITURI #14-26.
336 PGS./Rated T …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6473-9

ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: THE LAUGHING CORPSE
ULTIMATE COLLECTION TPB
WRITTEN BY LAURELL K. HAMILTON
& JESSICA RUFFNER
PENCILED BY RON LIM
COVER BY HARVEY TOLIBAO
Adapting the second novel in Laurell K. Hamilton’s bestselling Anita Blake series, THE LAUGHING CORPSE
continues the exploration of Hamilton’s inventive universe of vampires, werewolves, zombies and ghouls — and the brave hunter who tries to keep them all in line! This time out, a child’s parents are gruesomely slaughtered by an unknown entity. With the child missing and time running out for his safe return, Anita is called in to lend her special expertise as an animator — one who can raise the bodies of the dead. But as she pursues the truth behind his abduction, she descends into a maelstrom of voodoo mysticism — and the many dark secrets of her foes, her friends and, inevitably, herself! Collecting ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: THE LAUGHING CORPSE —
ANIMATOR #1-5, NECROMANCER #1-5 and
EXECUTIONER #1-5
360 PGS./Parental Advisory …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5652-9
ORDER CODE: NOV110650

ENDER’S SHADOW ULTIMATE
COLLECTION VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY MIKE CAREY
PENCILED BY SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
COVER BY PASQUAL FERRY
Adapting sci-fi legend Orson Scott Card’s classic novel! The alien Formics twice attacked the human race. We barely won. Now, the International Fleet is drafting brilliant kids to train them to command our forces in the next war. And from the teeming legions of unwanted children, Sister Carlotta has plucked a promising candidate: Bean, with a staggering brilliance as unexplainable as his mysterious origins. But just as the prodigiously talented Bean’s mentor, Ender Wiggin, is shipped off to Command School, Bean is thrust into an existential crisis: the discovery
of a long-lost brother and the return of his worst enemy. Worse, it’s a crisis engineered by the very leaders
depending on his graduation to Command School! Collecting ENDER’S SHADOW: BATTLE SCHOOL #1-5 and ENDER’S SHADOW: COMMAND SCHOOL #1-5.
256 PGS./Parental Advisory …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6338-1
ORDER CODE: NOV110655

Halo:Fall of Reach-Invasion #2 (of 4)
BRIAN REED (W) • FELIX RUIZ (A/C)
• Testing the new Mjolnir Mark V armor, the Master Chief and his AI companion Cortana
face off against an UNSC SkyHawk.
• The unexpected has happened: the Covenant have found the planet Reach.
• Brian Reed and Felix Ruiz continue the final chapter of the Halo: Fall of Reach comic series!
32 PGS./17 & Up …$3.99
© 2011 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, 343 Industries, the 343 Industries Logo, Halo, the Halo logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, and the Xbox logos
are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER –
THE WAY STATION #3 (OF 5)
PETER DAVID (W) • LAURENCE CAMPBELL (A/C)
• The Gunslinger continues his adventure across the deadly Mohaine desert!
• Jake and the Gunslinger must learn to trust each other.
• What creeping horror lies in the cellar?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory…$3.99

NORTHANGER ABBEY #4 (OF 5)
NANCY BUTLER (W)
JANET LEE (A)
COVER BY JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
• Catherine is thrilled when she is invited to visit
the Tilney’s ancestral home, but what secrets
does Northanger Abbey hold?
• Will General Tilney prove to be the villain
Catherine imagines . . . or has she read one
horror story too many?
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

FORMIC WARS:
SILENT STRIKE #3 (OF 5)
ORSON SCOTT CARD (W) &
AARON JOHNSTON (W)
GIANCARLO CARACUZZO (A)
COVER BY GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
• The never-before-told prequel to Ender’s Game
continues!
• A shocking death rattles the strike team.
• Mankind’s final assault begins now!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DOROTHY & THE WIZARD IN OZ #5 (OF 8)
ERIC SHANOWER (W) • SKOTTIE YOUNG (A/C)
• The Wooden Gargoyles attack to kill!
• How can Dorothy, the Wizard, and their friends escape when even the Wizard’s bullets prove useless?
• Subterranean thrills and chills continue with hungry dragons that only Eureka the kitten can see.
• And you’ll believe a horse can fly!
32 PGS./Rated All Ages …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #7
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A)
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
• The world finds out about the new Spider-Man!
• The Scorpion comes to New York!
• Uncle Aaron finds out a secret about Miles…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 *COVERS WILL BE POLYBAGGED

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #7
NICK SPENCER (W) • CARLO BARBERI (A)
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• Pietro struggles with the aftermath of Stryker’s attack on New York.
• The Scarlet Witch returns… with a warning.
• Who is really hiding in Egypt?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 *COVERS WILL BE POLYBAGGED

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #8
NICK SPENCER (W) • CARLO BARBERI (A)
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
• Welcome to the SEAR: Home of The People, and the last best
hope for Mutantkind.
• Karen Grant, Liz Allen, and Derek Morgan – Ultimate X – try
to navigate their way through a strange new world.
• Nick Fury’s covert mutant strategy comes back to haunt him.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 *COVERS WILL BE POLYBAGGED

ULTIMATE COMICS THE ULTIMATES #7
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A)
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• The Ultimates deal with the fallout of the new world!
• An old friend returns!
• Can Nick Fury pick up the pieces of his broken team?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 *COVERS WILL BE POLYBAGGED

SIX GUNS #5 (OF 5)
ANDY DIGGLE (W)
DAVIDE GIANFELICE (A)
COVER BY BUTCH GUICE
• The explosive conclusion as our hard-bitten gunslingers learn the awful secret that so many before have died to protect!
• A desperate last stand against an army of
mercenaries.
• Five heroes, six guns… against six hundred!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEADPOOL MAX II #5
DAVE LAPHAM (W) • KYLE BAKER (A/C)
• Deadpool delves deeper into the conspiracy that surrounds the secret government kill squad
codenamed: The Deadpool!
• HEY, that’s the same name as this comic! COINCIDENCE?
• Find out how all the sexy pieces fit together in another indispensable issue of DEADPOOL MAX II!
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99 NOT ACTUAL COVER
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC.

SERIES FINALE – PUNISHERMAX #22
JASON AARON (W)
STEVE DILLON (A)
COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON
• JASON AARON’S and STEVE DILLON’S seminal run on PUNISHERMAX comes to an end!
• DO NOT MISS the Punisher story you’d never thought you’d read!
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99 NOT FINAL COVER
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR ORDERS AND PLACE THEM BY THE FOC.

BRILLIANT #5 (OF 5)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
SUPER POWERS HAVE BEEN INVENTED. But with great power comes complete disaster. Albert gets the group back together so they can find a way to save Maria before what happened to Amadeus happens to her. A brand new creator-owned sensation from the men who brought you ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN and the AVENGERS. Issue #1 sold out! Don’t miss any shocking issue! PREORDER!!
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95

KICK-ASS 2 #7 (OF 7)
MARK MILLAR (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR. (A/C)
PHOTO VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
• The brutal extra-sized finale of the best comic ever!
• Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl square off against the Motherf*cker and Mother Russia!
• Can they put a stop to the rampaging Toxic Mega C*nts?
48 PGS./MATURE …$4.99 *NOT ACTUAL COVER

TORSO GN-HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & MARC ANDREYKO
PENCILED BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
COVER BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
The gripping tale of Eliot Ness’ chase of America’s first serial killer: the mysterious torso killer! This 1999 Eisner Award-winner for Comic Book Excellence
is completely reformatted, and perfect for both new readers and old! Collecting TORSO #1-6.
280 PGS./Mature …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5356-6
© 2011 Jinxworld Inc.

“LITERALLY SOME OF THE BEST COMICS I’VE READ IN DECADES.”
— TODD MCFARLANE

MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS TPB
WRITTEN BY MARK MILLAR
PENCILED BY STEVE MCNIVEN
COVER BY STEVE MCNIVEN
CIVIL WAR? Nothing. KICK-ASS? A warmup. What if the smartest, toughest costumed bad ass in the world was totally evil? Meet Nemesis. He’s systematically been destroying the lives of every police chief in Asia, and he’s now set his sights on Washington, D.C. The police don’t have a chance. Do not miss the series EVERYONE is talking about by the creative team that made CIVIL WAR the biggest book of the decade. Collecting MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS #1-4.
112 PGS./Mature …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4866-1
ORDER CODE: MAY110711

SUPERIOR PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY MARK MILLAR
PENCILED BY LEINIL YU
COVER BY LEINIL YU
Simon Pooni had it all going for him — plenty of friends at school and good looks, and his coach called him one of the most talented basketball players he’s ever seen. But that was when he could still move his legs. Now, he’s living with multiple sclerosis, missing all the little things he used to take for granted, and escaping into the world of movies and comics with his best friend. Then…SUPERIOR entered his life. It’s the newest smash super-hero comic from Mark Millar and SECRET INVASION artist Leinil Francis Yu! Collecting SUPERIOR #1-7.
192 PGS./Mature …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3618-7
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110666

POWERS VOL. 5: ANARCHY PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY MICHAEL AVON OEMING
COVER BY MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Society is lashing out at its superheroes. Anti- groups are rising up with a series of gruesome murders against the city’s most powerful capes. With Walker retired, Detective Pilgrim teams up with a new partner to investigate this murderous superhero backlash and the people behind it. This completely redesigned, reformatted and reworked hardcover is perfect for both new readers and old! Collecting POWERS (2000) #21-24.
128 PGS./Mature …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6017-5
Trim size: standard
© 2011 Jinxworld Inc.

“BENDIS IS THE FUNNY-PAGES DESCENDANT
OF SAM FULLER, MARTIN SCORSESE
AND QUENTIN TARANTINO…”
— ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY