[ENGLISH] Marvel tells us: Marvel Comics In March 2010, Part 3: Ultimate Comics, Max… Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Ultimate Comics New Ultimates, Halo, Stephen King’s « N »,  Dark Tower, The Stand, Ultimate Comics Enemy, Punisher Max, Deathlok, Millar & McNiven’s Nemesis, Starr The Slayer…

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HALO: BLOOD LINE #4 (of 5)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
Time is running out for Spartan: Black. Their commanding officer is about to be dissected by the psychotic monitor of The Line. Their AI Iona has been infected by Forerunner technology. One of their own has turned against them, pushing their already uneasy alliance with the Elite to the brink. A massive Covenant armada is converging on their position. Only a desperate gamble will save them — but that’s why you always bet on Black. Based on the bestselling XBox 360 game from Microsoft!
32 PGS./17 & Up …$3.99
©2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Microsoft, Halo, the Halo logo, the Microsoft Game Studios logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.  Bungie and the Bungie logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bungie, LLC.

STEPHEN KING’S « N. » #1 (of 4)
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art & Cover by ALEX MALEEV
There is something unearthly and mysterious deep in Ackerman’s Field in rural Maine. There is a Stonehenge-like arrangement of seven stones with a horrifying EYE in the center. And whatever dwells there in that strange, windswept setting may have brought about the suicide of one man…and harbor death for the OCD afflicted « N. », whose visits to the field have passed beyond compulsion into the realm of obsession. Based on the chilling short story from the recent Stephen King collection, JUST AFTER SUNSET, this adaptation will provide nightmares aplenty. Just keep counting the stones…keep counting…counting…
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
© 2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

DARK TOWER: THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #5 (of 5)
Written by PETER DAVID
Art & Cover by JAE LEE and RICHARD ISANOVE
Variant by CARY NORD
It has all led to this: The climactic battle for all the Mid-World marbles! On one side, with their backs to Jericho Hill are Roland, his ka-tet and the surviving members of his father’s Affiliation. Arrayed against them, thousands of soldiers and slow mutants armed with the most horrific selection of weapons that the Good Man, John Farson could provide them. A few will live and many will die, and no reader will ever forget the intensity of the struggle or its heart-wrenching outcome. You must not miss the shattering conclusion that will alter the balance of power in Mid-World in unthinkable ways. You have been warned.
40 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
©2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

THE STAND: SOUL SURVIVORS #5 (of 5)
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
Variant by MIKE PERKINS
Somehow, by luck and by pluck, Nick Andros led his group through the wilderness to Hemmingford House, the home of Mother Abagail. But they can’t stay long, and an even more dangerous task awaits them: Seeking out and facing down Randall Flagg. In the midst of a crisis of faith, Nick makes a fateful choice that will forever change his life. Also: In a world without doctors, what happens when a member of Stu and Frannie’s group requires an operation? Pick up a scalpel and say your prayers, True Believers, as the third volume of Stephen King’s horror epic concludes!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory…$3.99
©2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved. 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.

DAFFODIL #3 (of 3)
Written by FRÉDÉRIC BRRÉMAUD
Adapted by MARC SUMERAK
Art and Cover by GIOVANNI RIGANO
Daffodil, Achilles and Globuline continue to hunt the mysterious and bloodthirsty Nosferatu who is running rampant, leaving a devastated countryside and a trail of bodies torn limb from limb behind him. If Nosferatu and his hordes cannot be stopped, his path of destruction will inevitably lead the greatest conflict between humans and vampires the world has ever seen. But Daffodil and her team are not the only ones looking for the great Count, and not everyone’s motives are so pure. She’ll have to make sure that Rotweiller, accompanied by his pack of canines, and Bones, a holy priest irresistibly attracted to the vampires’ sensuality, don’t find Nosferatu first!
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

TALES OF THE
DRAGON GUARD #2 (of 3)
Written by ANGE
Adapted by PAUL BENJAMIN
Art and Cover by
PHILIPPE BRIONES
When we met Akanah, she was just a scared little girl, willing to do anything to protect her brother from the dangerous Veill. Now, twelve years later, she is a Novice of the Order of the Dragon Guard, becoming ever more hardened by the life of a warrior. When Akanah and her friend Eleanor are put in charge of escorting the senior Knight, Oris, on a diplomatic mission towards the Peaks of High-Rock, her allegiance and battle readiness will be put to the ultimate test. Joined
by Jan, a young cartographer and protective talisman
sanctioned by the Aman order, the group will face a rocky road to High-Rock. As a budding friendship brings Jan closer to Akanah, danger isn’t far away, and when dragons roam the skies, friends may well turn into enemies…
48 PGS./Mature …$5.99

ULTIMATE COMICS NEW ULTIMATES #1
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Gatefold Cover by FRANK CHO
Villain Variant by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Foilogram Variant by FRANK CHO
If only a few super heroes survived the Ultimatum — who is left to become the next super powered team to be reckoned with?  The NEW Ultimates!  With Thor gone, Loki takes his revenge unleashing the worst of Asgard on Earth. Iron Man must gather the heroes for their biggest Ultimates adventure yet. But who has made the final cut? And who can’t be trusted? The Ultimates face evil once again and you’ll never guess the new enemies they’ll find…or should we say old friends? Superstar creators, JEPH LOEB and FRANK CHO (in his Ultimate Comics debut!) bring you the new face of the Ultimate line in NEW ULTIMATES: THOR REBORN!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS
ENEMY #3 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
The heroes of the Ultimate Universe are desperate to track down their collective enemy before he/she/it strikes again! This mystery is at the backbone of the Ultimate Universe and will have major ramifications on the future of the entire line. Ultimate Universe co-founder BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN) and rising star, RAFA SANDOVAL (AVENGERS: INITIATIVE) bring you one step closer to revealing the mystery of the ULTIMATE ENEMY!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS
SPIDER-MAN #8
Written by
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Spider-Man and his amazing friends are there for the birth of a brand new hero!! Who is he? What is his name?  Here’s a hint: It’s a name that will make you burst out in applause!!  He’s set to be major player in the
Ultimate Universe, so be there as hotshot creators BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN) and TAKESHI MIYAZAWA (RUNAWAYS) bring you his big debut!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WONDERFUL WIZARD
OF OZ MGC #1
$1.00

PUNISHER MAX
MGC #1
$1.00

DEATHLOK #5 (of 7)
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by LAN MEDINA
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
“TO RESCUE FROM MONSTERS”
The Deathlok protocols have been initiated…and they can be summed in a single word: Demolish.  RoXXon Corps is about to learn the cost of its sizzling ratings.  In the end, the fate of the world lies in the hands of two men blown to bits long ago on a battlefield, two men with no lost love for each other: hotdog super soldier Lieutenant Mike Travers and the man who killed him, C.O. Luther Manning.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

PUNISHER MAX: BUTTERFLY
Written by VALERIE D’ORAZIO
Pencils & Cover by
LAURENCE CAMPBELL
A lurid tell-all book leads the Punisher on the trail of a hitwoman marked for death.  Who is Butterfly?  And will the Punisher be her salvation, her temptation, or her damnation? Author Valerie D’Orazio and artist Laurence Campbell unload a full barrage of mayhem in this blood-soaked one-shot.
40 PGS./Explicit Content …$4.99

PUNISHERMAX #5
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“KINGPIN,” PART 5
Witness the birth of the Kingpin. And witness Frank Castle at his most desperate and brutal.  The first arc of PUNISHERMAX concludes with death and murder and more death.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

POWERS #5
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
The reviews are in and these all new chapters of Powers are getting raves!! « The book is excellent » -CBR, « Oeming displays
stunning level of detail »- IGN, « Powers crams in everything fans of the series have come to love. » – NEWSARAMA,  “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

MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S
NEMESIS #1
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & 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, DC. Between you and me, the police don’t have a chance. Do not miss the book that EVERYONE will be talking about by the creative team that made CIVIL WAR the biggest book of the decade.
32 PGS./Mature…$2.99

ULTIMATE COMICS IRON MAN: ARMOR WARS PREMIERE HC
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by STEVE KURTH
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Exploding from the ruins of ULTIMATUM, Tony Stark races against time to save his crippled corporation and stop the theft of his armored arsenal! Superstar writer WARREN ELLIS (ULTIMATE HUMAN) teams up with rising talent STEVE KURTH (IRON MAN) to bring you a globe-spanning, high-octane thriller with a blast from Tony’s past that you’ve gotta see to believe! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS ARMOR WARS #1-4.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4250-8
Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN
VOL. 11 HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by STUART IMMONEN, DAVID LAFUENTE & MARK BAGLEY
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
When Spidey’s most fearsome foe strikes, it looks bad for the outmatched web-slinger — but Silver Sable and her Wild Pack may turn the tide! Have they come to save Spider-Man, or is their motive something more sinister? Then, Ultimate Spider-Man meets the Ultimate End. It begins with a blessedly normal day for Peter Parker. It ends with a final moment that will leave you without words. Magneto has issued his Ultimatum to the world — and unleashed a tidal wave upon Manhattan that triggers a new epoch in the history of civilization. In the center of the maelstrom are New York City’s most gallant defender and the family and friends that live — and die — beside him. This is the story of Aunt May, Mary Jane, Kitty Pryde, J. Jonah Jameson and the hero that looms over all their lives as they bear witness to the end times of the Ultimate Universe. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #123-133, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #3, ULTIMATUM: SPIDER-MAN REQUIEM #1-2.
384 PGS./Rated A …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4642-1
Trim size: oversized

ENDER’S SHADOW: COMMAND SCHOOL PREMIERE HC
Creative Director
ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
The companion series to New York Times bestseller Orson Scott Card’s award-winning novel Ender’s Game returns!  With time running out for the human race, Bean is assigned to Dragon army under the command of the legendary Ender Wiggin.  But their relationship is a bruising clash of egos and agendas from the start – and it only gets worse when Dragon face their first battle. Collecting ENDER’S SHADOW: COMMAND SCHOOL #1-5.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3598-2
Trim size: standard

ENDER’S GAME: COMMAND SCHOOL PREMIERE HC
Creative Director
ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by PASQUAL FERRY
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
The second volume of New York Times bestseller Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi epic! Ender Wiggin may be the only hope that humanity has against an alien race that threatens Earth with annihilation.  He’s been given his own army, and now commands 40 soldiers in a series of war games in preparation for invasion…and he’s only nine years old.  The classic sci-fi story heads to its incredible conclusion as Ender takes control of Dragon Army.  But Ender is quickly realizing that the aliens may not be his true enemy in Battle School…his TEACHERS are. Collecting ENDER’S GAME: COMMAND SCHOOL #1-5.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3582-1
Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN:
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PETER PARKER PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by DAVID LAFUENTE
Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Almost ten years ago, Ultimate Spider-Man launched the Ultimate line, a reinvention of the Marvel Universe that defied the odds and every expectation. Today, it happens again: This new chapter in the life of the teenaged webslinger picks up in the aftermath of Ultimatum and completely redefines the status quo of Spider-Man for the next generation! With a new supporting cast, new villians and maybe even a new Spider-Man. Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4011-5
Trim size: standard

PUNISHER NOIR PREMIERE HC
Written by FRANK TIERI
Penciled by PAUL AZACETA
Cover by DENNIS CALERO
It’s the Roaring Twenties and mobster Dutch Schultz’s iron-fisted reign is about to meet its greatest challenge. But will the greatest threat to his criminal empire come from Thomas Dewey and the government? Will it come from fellow mobsters like Lucky Luciano or Al Capone? No, it’ll come in the form of a man sporting a familiar skull symbol and a gun in his hand.  Because once the Punisher hits the scene, the mean streets are about to get a whole lot meaner. Collecting PUNISHER NOIR #1-4.
112 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3943-0
Trim size: standard

RIFTWAR PREMIERE HC
Written by BRYAN J.L. GLASS
Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN
Cover by JASON CHAN
The Castle Crydee has stood strong against a multitude of enemies over the years, and has kept its people safe. But now, a new enemy from another world threatens to destroy them, and Prince Arutha, Swordmaster Fannon and Squire Roland struggle to keep them at bay. Meanwhile, Pug, apprentice to the magician Kulgan, goes on an offensive with his master and a band of soldiers into the heart of the enemy camp. It’s a daring challenge…one that will ultimately prove fatal for one of them…and will change the course of the other’s life. Collecting RIFTWAR #1-5.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3631-6
Trim size: standard

SPIN ANGELS PREMIERE HC
Written by JEAN-LUC SALA
Penciled by PIERRE-MONY CHAN
Cover by PIERRE-MONY CHAN
A head-on collision between John Woo and John Paul II! On the fringes of the Vatican’s religious administration, a powerful Cardinal is overseeing the execution of the Church’s most discreet objectives with a force of black-ops specialists and spies. When a mafia godfather puts his best hit man in service of the Vatican to settle an honor debt, he will act as the guardian angel of a beautiful young investigator, but can he keep her out of the crossfire? Ancient secrets threaten to uproot the seat of religious power, and there are people ready to kill to protect it. Can good men fight fire with fire without losing their souls? Collecting SPIN ANGELS #1-3.
168 PGS./Mature …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4000-9
Trim size: standard

STARR THE SLAYER: A STARR IS BORN TPB
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by RICHARD CORBEN
Cover by RICHARD CORBEN
You want barbarian action? You got it! Nomad. Slave. Warrior. King. All of these describe the man known today as Starr the Slayer. But before he was any of those, he was simply an idea floating around in the head of Len Carson, a pulp novelist with ambitions of literary greatness. His dreams dashed and his career on the skids, Carson makes the fateful decision to revisit his most famous creation. But what he never expected was for his creation to revisit him…in person! Let the smashing and slicing commence! Collecting STARR THE SLAYER #1-4.
96 PGS./Explicit Content …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3271-4

NEW ULTIMATES BY FRANK CHO POSTER
118×30…$34.99
Final Order Cutoff 2/11, On-Sale 3/17/2010