Marvel In March 2009 - Part 3 : Ultimate, Max & Others[ENGLISH] Marvel Comics tells us: Marvel’s new solicitation info and artwork for comics arriving in stores in March 2009 are here. Part 3: Ultimate, Max & Others (Ultimatum, Dark Tower, Incognito, Punisher: Frank Castle, Ultimate Wolverine VS Hulk, Ultimate Spider-Man… )

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DARK TOWER: TREACHERY PREMIERE HC
Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID
Art & Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE
The ka-tet of Roland, Alain and Cuthbert have returned safely to their home in Gilead. But all is not well. Roland has kept the evil Maerlyn’s Grapefruit and has become obsessed with peering into its pinkish depths despite the deadly toll it’s taken on his health. And what the young gunslinger sees brings him the darkest of nightmares. Meanwhile, Roland’s father has led a posse in search of those who threatened his son’s life in Hambry—John Farson and the Big Coffin Hunters. And in this encounter, Stephen Deschain’s life may be forfeit. Collecting DARK TOWER: TREACHERY #1-6.
144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3574-6
Trim size: standard
©2008 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

DARK TOWER: SORCERER #1
Written by ROBIN FURTH
Art & Cover by RICHARD ISANOVE
A very special stand alone issue probing deeply into the incredible life of Marten Broadcloak. We learn his deadly secret agenda and true goal is not to serve the Crimson King, but to climb to the top of the Dark Tower itself and become the overlord of all existence! Written by Robin Furth, the guiding force behind the Dark Tower series and illustrated by Richard Isanove whose stunning coloring on Dark Tower has helped make every issue a work of art.  This is an instant collector’s item no Stephen King fan can afford to be without!
32 PGS./One-Shot/Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
©2008 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

THE STAND: AMERICAN NIGHTMARES #1 (of 5)
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Art & Cover by MIKE PERKINS
Variant Cover by LEE BERMEJO
Sketch Variant Cover by MIKE PERKINS
The second arc begins! The deadly super flu Captain Trips has devastated the country and now the few survivors must pick up the pieces and go on. Larry Underwood seeks escape from New York City. Lloyd contemplates an extremely unsavory dinner option in jail, and Stu Redman makes a desperate bid for freedom from his interrogators. Most ominous of all, the stange being called Randall Flagg continues his dread journey across the devastated landscape of America. You must not miss it!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
©2009 Stephen King. All rights reserved. Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This comic series is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King.

SCOURGE OF THE GODS #3 (of 3)
Written by VALRIE MANGIN
Pencils & Cover by ALEKSA GAJIC
Adaptation by PAUL BENJAMIN
Halfway between sci-fi and heroic fantasy, the lavishly illustrated tale of intergalactic conquest builds to a climax as Attila, king of the Huns, seeks to subjugate the galactic Roman empire known as the Orbis. Attila will stop at nothing to win back Kerka, the goddess of chaos, so that he might conquer the Orbis’ throneworld. But Kerka has been reborn in the body of Roman princess Flavia Aetia, and she cannot forgive Attila for destroying the planet where she was raised. Now, Kerka has taken her father’s throne, and she will use all the powers at her disposal to bring Attila’s reign of terror to an end.
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99
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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ #4 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Art & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
So you want to see the Wizard? Be careful what you wish for–or you’ll find yourself blackmailed into murdering an old woman in order to get what you want. At least that’s Dorothy’s experience when she and her friends finally reach the Emerald City. And who or what is this Wizard really–a disembodied head, a blazing ball of fire, or something stranger still? You won’t know unless you buy it.
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

KIDNAPPED! #5 (of 5)
Written by ROY THOMAS
Penciled by MARIO GULLY
Cover by GERALD PAREL
In this concluding chapter,  David Balfour is finally able to make his way back to his own land and confront his Uncle Ebenezer, the man who set him up to be kidnapped those many months ago. An angry David seeks vengeance on the man who nearly destroyed his life and may have even killed his own father. But such revenge

may be long delayed as young David is met at the door of his Uncle’s home by a gun thrust into his face! It’s a stunning climax to this seafaring classic in the tradition of Treasure Island.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THE ODYSSEY #7 (of 8)
Written by ROY THOMAS
Pencils & Cover by
GREG TOCCHINI
In this penultimate issue, Odysseus maintains his disguise as a beggar and enters an archery contest against the suitors who want the hand of his wife Penelope in marriage. When the contest ends, Odysseus reveals himself to the stunned suitors and then he and his son Telemachus face down their enemies in a battle to the death!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #132
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN
ULTIMATUM HAS TAKEN OVER THE WORLD!! SPIDER-MAN IS MISSING!!  Friends are enemies and enemies are friends as tensions mount to insane proportions. And yes, your eyes do not deceive you: MJ versus Kitty… to the death!!!

(well, they slap each other a little)
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS. HULK #3 (of 6)
Written by DAMON LINDELOF
Pencils & Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
IT’S BAAAAAACK! And it’s going ALL THE WAY!
The ultimate smackdown brought to you by the Emmy award-winning co-creator of the hit show LOST, Damon Lindelof, and superstar artist Leinil Yu (Secret Invasion) makes its triumphant return!! The preliminaries are out of the way, and now it’s time for the battle of the century between one hirsute X-Man and one Jade Giant.

It ain’t gonna end pretty.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATUM #4 (of 5)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Sketch Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
The story that will change the Ultimate Universe forever continues! The unlikely pairing of Spider-Man and the Hulk take on Magneto’s gathered forces as two more major heroes fall! And will Reed Richards, Doctor Doom and Zarda (Power Princess of the Squadron Supreme) manage to save the world…or just destroy what’s left of it?! Eisner Award-winning writer Jeph Loeb and superstar artist David Finch rock the planet in this surprise-packed saga featuring the Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four and the Ultimates!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

PUNISHER: FRANK CASTLE MAX #68
Written by DUANE
SWIERCZYNSKI
Penciled by MICHEL LACOMBE
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“SIX HOURS TO KILL, PART 3: HOUR GAME”
So much for Brotherly Love…Seems like everyone in Philadelphia won’t be content until they’re staring at the 200-pound corpse of Frank Castle.  See, everybody’s gunning for the Punisher tonight—a crooked Mayor, a hot blonde, a pair of dirty ex-cops, a roving gang of executioners, the Russian mob…oh, and the Philly PD and FBI, too.  And if none of the above get him, the clock will—thanks to the poison racing through Castle’s veins that will kill him in less than three hours.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99