Marvel In March 2013: Marvel Universe

Marvel In March 2013: Marvel Universe[ENGLISH] Marvel tells us: Marvel Comics In March 2013: Part 1 – Marvel Universe. Age of Ultron, Fantastic Four, Superior Spider-Man, Uncanny Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers, New Avengers, Avengers Arena, Captain America, Iron Man, Red She-Hulk, Avengers Assemble

AGE OF ULTRON #1-3 (of 10)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • BRYAN HITCH (A/C)
Variant Cover (#1) by Mike Deodato
Sketch Variant (#1) by Bryan Hitch
Variant Cover (#1) by Marko Djurdjevic
Ultron Variant (#1-3) BY Rock-He Kim
Variant Cover (#2 & #3) by TBA
Young Variant Also Available (#1)
Blank Cover Also Available (#1)
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth — that day has arrived. This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and comics legend Bryan Hitch.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

FANTASTIC FOUR #5AU
Matt Fraction (W) • TBD (A)
Cover by MARK BAGLEY
An AGE OF ULTRON tie-in!
Will the rise of the artificial intelligence Ultron cause the premature end of the Fantastic Four’s sojourn across time and space?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Superior Spider-Man #6AU
CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • Dexter Soy (A)
Cover by Marco Checchetto
The Superior Spider-Man enters the Age of Ultron!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
STEVE MCNIVEN (A/C)
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Sketch Variant by JOE QUESADA
Variant Cover by MILO MANARA
Young Variant Also Available
Blank Cover Also Available
There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! No one!! Why has Earth become the most important planet in the Galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out!! Join the brightest stars in the Marvel universe: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and–wait for it–Iron-Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW! These galactic Avengers are going to discover secrets that will rattle Marvel readers for years to come! Why wait for the movie? It all starts here!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #6
RICK REMENDER (W) • Daniel Acuña (A)
Cover by John Cassaday
The Apocalypse Twins part 1
• New regular artist Daniel Acuña joins just in time for Thor vs Apocalypse in the 11th Century! Wait until you see these two titans first meeting and first battle!
• The Avengers’ ancestors are being hunted and only a young Thor can save his future companions!
• And with Rama Tut and Kang pulling the strings, you know nothing good can come from any of it.
• The future begins in the past! This is it! The future of the all-new, all-different Uncanny Avengers begins here and the effects will reverberate across the Marvel Universe for years to come!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ARENA #6
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • KEV WALKER (A)
Cover by MICHAEL DEL MUNDO
Variant Cover by JORGE MOLINA
• Betrayal! Secrets! Murder! Shock follows shock in the stunning conclusion to our first story arc!
• Who will win the race to the supplies…and what are they willing to do get there first?
• Who is not what they seem…and which player will draw first blood?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGERS #7 & 8
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • DUSTIN WEAVER (A/C)
ISSUE #7
“WORLD BREAKER”
• The Avengers must scramble to deal with the threat of another Universal SYSTEM.
• The New Adam is transformed, and his true self revealed.
• And the most dangerous hero on Earth is created.
ISSUE #8
“SYSTEM FAILURE”
• The Avengers face off against the World Breaker.
• Discover the imminent threat to the Avengers World.
• Watch as we get our first hints as the hidden connections between the events of Avengers and New Avengers.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99 (EACH)

NEW AVENGERS #4
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • STEVE EPTING (A)
Cover by JOCK
VARIANT COVER BY STEPHANE ROUX
“WORLD EATER”
• The Illuminati have learned that Earth is the center point for the death of the Universe.
• If this is true, doesn’t that mean destroying it might save everything else?
• Enter the world eater, Galactus.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #13
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) • PETE WOODS (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
Variant cover by In-Hyuk Lee
• Time to pay the piper… or the psychopathic lizard girl. Black Widow and Hawkeye stand in judgment for the sins of their pasts.
• Spider-Woman caught in the middle.
• Natasha don’t drink that, it’s–! …Uh-oh.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Secret Avengers #2
NICK SPENCER (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
Cover by TOMM COKER
Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO
“Bagalia”
• Nick Fury knows who he wants for the new Secret Avengers–the deadly mercenary known as Taskmaster!
• Trouble is, how to extract S.H.I.E.L.D.’s newest prospective agent from the only prison cell in Bagalia – the nation-state built by and for super villains!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG AVENGERS #3
KIERON GILLEN (W) • JAMIE MCKELVIE (A/C)
Variant cover by TRADD MOORE
• A Fight scene, probably.
• And another one, but this time in a club.
• Plentiful feels. (aka “Meaningful emotional character beats” for people who aren’t on tumblr)
• The fakest ID in history.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED SHE-HULK #63
JEFF PARKER (W) • WELLINTON ALVES & CARLO PAGULAYAN (A)
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
AN ALL NEW ARC: ROUTE 616
• Red She-Hulk is S.H.I.E.L.D.’s most wanted!!!
• Machine Man joins her on a deadly chase across the Marvel U!
• Jennifer Walters is hot on their trail!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #5
MARK WAID (W) • LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A)
Variant Cover by CHRIS STEVENS
• Hulk versus Attuma!
• What is the secret of Lost Lemuria?
• Attuma’s schemes guarantee death for all air-breathers!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #6
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by BUTCH GUICE
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
In a chilling interlude from Jason Aaron and artist Butch Guice (WINTER SOLDIER) discover the dark origin of Gorr…and the truth behind his bloody quest to butcher the gods.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
Not Final Cover

CAPTAIN AMERICA #5
RICK REMENDER (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR (A/C)
Variant Cover by Jung-Geun Yoon
THE ODD WAR OF DIMENSION Z BEGINS!
• Zola’s terrible experiments on the indigenous creatures give birth to a terrible new foe! No flesh escapes The Patchwork!
• Captain America vs Jet Black, with the fate of Ian in the balance.
• A young Steve Rogers must help his family to survive their worst year of the Great Depression, but how far will he go?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #3
JOE KEATINGE (W) • RICHARD ELSON (A)
Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
Variant Cover by TOMM COKER
• The hot new new horror book continues!
• Morbius gets closer to two people who don’t know the dark, deadly secret he carries.
• How does a fugitive remain hidden if his face is everywhere?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRON MAN #7 & 8
KIERON GILLEN (W) • GREG LAND (A/C)
AVX AFTERMATH!
Issue #7
THE GODKILLER ARC CONTINUES
• THE SHI’ARD – race of aliens related to the Shi’ar – accuse Tony Stark of killing their god.
• That god was the Phoenix!
• Can Tony trust the ancient alien machine that has offered to help him?
Issue #8
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!
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FANTASTIC FOUR #5
MATT FRACTION (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
Artist variant by MIKE DEODATO
• The F4 travel back to ancient Rome and dine with Caesar on the Ides of March.
• Did somebody say, “Pass the knife”?
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

FF #5
Written by MATT FRACTION • MICHAEL ALLRED (A/C)
Artist variant by MICHAEL ALLRED
• The mystery that is…Medusa!
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #650
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A)
Cover by JEFF DEKAL
Variant Cover by DANIEL ACUÑA
• BERSERKERS GONE…well, YOU KNOW!
• Sif battles to contain one of her Berserker pals’ murderous rampage..!
• Can she come to terms with her new abilities and serve Asgard…? The GUT-RIPPING CONCLUSION!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #2
CULLEN BUNN (W)
WILLIAM SLINEY (A/C)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by Marcos Martin
• DANI MOONSTAR joins the Defenders!
• Valkyrie and Misty prepare to take on the Doom Maidens.
• Plus: A closer look at our sadistic new villain!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NOVA #2
JEPH LOEB (W) • ED MCGUINNESS (A)
Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
• A boy, a helmet, and an intergalactic legacy!
• Sam Alexander isn’t just any 15-year old, he’s just been recruited to the Nova Corps: the Universe’s police force.
• What do you get when you pair a raccoon, a green alien lady and a scared teenager? An amazingly awesome origin tale!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

A+X #6
KIERON GILLEN & PETER DAVID (W)
GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & TBD (A)
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
• Kieron Gillen’s worlds collide as Loki and Mr. Sinister team up. You didn’t think the heroes would have all the fun, did you?
• PLUS: Captain Marvel teams up with Wolverine!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

THUNDERBOLTS #6 & 7
Daniel Way (W)
ISSUE #6 – STEVE DILLON (A)
ISSUE #7 – PHIL NOTO (A)
ISSUE #6 – Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
ISSUE #7 – Cover by GIUSEPPI CAMUNCOLI
Issue #6
• The team reaches the bloody end of their first mission!
• The final deadly team member is revealed!
Issue #7
Emotions run high!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (EACH)

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #5 & 6
DAN SLOTT (W) • Issue #5 – GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A/C)
Issue #5 – Variant cover by Mark Bagley
Issue #6 – HUMBERTO RAMOS (A/C)
Issue #5 – “Death Sentence”
• How many have to die before the Superior Spider-Man will kill a super villain?
• Spider-Man versus Massacre– with hundreds of lives in the balance.
Issue #6 – “Laugh It Off”
• The new super villain duo, JESTER & SCREWBALL, are punking heroes across the internet.
• And now they’ve set their site on the Superior Spider-Man. (Who is SO not good with that.)
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #18
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A/C)
• The Superior Spider-Man faces off with THOR, GOD OF THUNDER!
• The return of ELECTRO!
• Can the Superior Spider-Man and Thor set aside their differences — and EGOS — to save the world? SPOILER: No! They can’t!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ALPHA: BIG TIME #2 (of 5)
JOSHUA FIALKOV (W) • NUNO PLATI (A)
COVER BY HUMBERTO RAMOS
• Alpha, inarguably the greatest super hero of his or any past and future time, has been restored to power by the Superior Spider-Man!
• He’s saving damsels in distress! He’s leaping tall buildings! He may have accidentally murdered someone! Wait…what?!
• Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (Amazing Spider-Man) reunite for the tale of the next great hero!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SCARLET SPIDER #15
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W)
KHOI PHAM (A)
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFZKY
“IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES” PART TWO OF THREE
• RETRIBUTION.
• Lines will be crossed as the most savage fight this book has ever seen concludes.
• We kid you not: Scarlet Spider will never be the same after this issue.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #32
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A)
Cover by SHANE DAVIS
• TOXIN’S IN PHILLY. THE DEVIL’S IN JERSEY. VENOM’S GOING TO WAR.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN MARVEL #11
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W)
FILIPE ANDRADE (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
• NEW Deathbird! Terror from the skies as Captain Marvel confronts a new version of an old foe!
• Can’t keep our girl down. Captain America gives Carol new wings in the form of old wheels.
• What would happen if your enemies knew your most dangerous secret? Captain Marvel is about to find out!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HAWKEYE #9
MATT FRACTION (W)
DAVID AJA (A/C)
• More ladies, more problems. Featuring: The Girlfriend, the Work-Wife and the Ex-Wife.
• Plus the tracksuits are back and aim to kill.
• Good luck, Hawkeye.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL: END OF DAYS #6 (of 8)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & DAVID MACK (W)
KLAUS JANSON & BILL SIENIEWICZ (A)
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
• As Ben Urich looks for the secret behind Daredevil’s death, some of Daredevil’s greatest foes come looking for Ben! But before they can kill the intrepid investigator, they’ll have to do battle with…Daredevil?!
• Some of the Man Without Fear’s greatest creators come together to reveal the final Daredevil story!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #24
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
• Fateful news about someone close to Daredevil!
• Will Matt be forced to abandon his Daredevil identity?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK AVENGERS #188
JEFF PARKER (W)
NEIL EDWARDS (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
• Marvel’s Dirty half-Dozen go to war with Iron Man!
• As a world crumbles, What’s up Moonstone’s sleeve?
• This March, Jeff Parker, Neil Edwards and Evil are our only hope!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WINTER SOLDIER #16
JASON LATOUR (W)
NIC KLEIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Variant cover by MIKE DEODATO
• Writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) begin the second chapter of The Winter Soldier’s newest deadly mission.
• With only the enigmatic Robards at his side, Bucky wades into his dark past, visiting a treacherous school for young assassins…The Orphanage.
• And just who is The Electric Ghost?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Marvel Universe
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #12
KARL KESEL & CHRIS ELIOPOLOUS (W)
RAMON BACHS & TY TEMPLETON (A)
Cover by TY TEMPLETON
• Spinning off of Disney XD and into your hands, it’s the Ultimate Spider-Man!
• First, Iron Fist and Spider-Man must fight one another – or the world will be destroyed!
• Then, Spidey and his team must find a bomb in Midtown High – on the day of their final exams!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

Marvel Universe AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #12
CHRISTOS GAGE & ERIK BURNHAM (W)
CHRISTOPHER JONES & TIM LEVINS (A)
Cover by KHOI PHAM
• Earth’s Mightiest Heroes leap off of Disney XD and into your hands!
• When Captain America hulks out, only mild-mannered Bruce Banner can save the day!
• Then, Loki and Thor go to war – and the Avengers show the Norse God of Evil what it means to be a brother!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL NOW! OMNIBUS HC
Written by RICK REMENDER, GERRY DUGGAN, BRIAN POSEHN, KIERON GILLEN, BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, MATT FRACTION, JASON AARON, SIMON SPURRIER, MARK WAID, JONATHAN HICKMAN, DANIEL WAY, DENNIS HOPELESS, DAN SLOTT, FRANK CHO, NICK SPENCER, JEPH LOEB, JEFF PARKER, CULLEN BUNN, KATHRYN IMMONEN, JOE KEATINGE, SAM HUMPHRIES, PAUL CORNELL, KELLY SUE DECONNICK & MORE!
Penciled by JOHN CASSADAY, GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA, DALE KEOWN, TONY MOORE, GREG LAND, STUART IMMONEN, MARK BAGLEY, ESAD RIBIC, TAN ENG HUAT, JOHN ROMITA JR., LEINIL YU, MIKE ALLRED, JEROME OPENA, STEVE DILLON, KEV WALKER, SALVADOR LARROCA, STEVE EPTING, RYAN STEGMAN, FRANK CHO, JAMIE MCKELVIE, CHRIS BACHALO, LUKE ROSS, ED MCGUINNESS, STEVE MCNIVEN, CARLO PAGULAYAN, WELLINTON ALVES, WILL SLINEY, VALERIO SCHITI, RICHARD ELSON, RON GARNEY, ALAN DAVIS, STEFANO CASELLI & MORE!
Cover by JOE QUESADA
The future is now…MARVEL NOW! Get in on the ground floor as the Marvel Universe is revitalized for a new and exciting era of adventure! Collecting UNCANNY AVENGERS #1, MARVEL NOW: POINT ONE, A+X #1, DEADPOOL (2012) #1, IRON MAN (2012) #1, ALL-NEW X-MEN #1, FANTASTIC FOUR (2012) #1, THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #1, X-MEN LEGACY (2012) #1, CAPTAIN AMERICA (2012) #1, INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #1, FF (2012) #1, AVENGERS (2012) #1, THUNDERBOLTS (2012) #1, AVENGERS ARENA #1, CABLE AND X-FORCE #1, NEW AVENGERS (2013) #1, SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1, SAVAGE WOLVERINE #1, YOUNG AVENGERS (2013) #1, UNCANNY X-MEN (2013) #1, SECRET AVENGERS (2013) #1, NOVA (2013) #1, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #1, RED SHE-HULK #58, FEARLESS DEFENDERS #1, JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #646, MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #1, UNCANNY X-FORCE (2013) #1, WOLVERINE (2013) #1, AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #9 & MORE!
688 PGS./Parental Advisory …$99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8380-8
Trim size: oversized

UNCANNY AVENGERS VOL. 1: THE RED SHADOW PREMIERE HC
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by JOHN CASSADAY & OLIVIER COIPEL
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
The Marvel Universe’s greatest era starts NOW! In the wake of Professor X’s funeral, Captain America creates a new Avengers unit comprised of Avengers and X-Men, humans and mutants working together. But the Red Skull has returned — straight out of the 1940s — and he wants to destroy all mutants! What gruesome weapon has given the him dangerous new powers? Rogue and Scarlet Witch face off against the Red Skull’s S-Men; Wolverine and Captain America investigate the worldwide mutant assassination epidemic; and Havok and Thor battle the spreading influence of Honest John, the Living Propaganda! And when Avenger defects, the rest must face the terrible might of the Omega Skull! Plus: Wonder Man, Wasp and Sunfire join the team — just in time for the Grim Reaper’s revenge! Uncanny Avengers Assemble! Collecting UNCANNY AVENGERS #1-5.
136 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6844-7
Trim size: standard

IRON MAN VOL. 1: BELIEVE PREMIERE HC
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by GREG LAND
Cover by GREG LAND
Tony Stark is Iron Man — technological visionary, wealthy playboy, unparalleled engineer and armored Avenger. But NOW!, his greatest invention has just become his greatest mistake: The lethal techno-virus Extremis is out in the wild! Tony’s hunt for the rogue Extremis Units takes him to New Camelot, where he clashes with the mech-knights called the Circle and dogfights the Russian Black Exoskeleton Academy; to Colombia, where he battles old foes Vibro, Firebrand and the Living Laser; and to the ancient catacombs of Paris, where absolute horror awaits — and Tony may have to betray an old friend! Introducing Iron Man’s stealth armor, heavy-duty battle-suit and space armor as Tony creates new suits to tackle new challenges! If he wants to save the world from his own deadly nano-virus, Iron Man must act fast — and Tony Stark must build faster! Collecting IRON MAN (2012) #1-5.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6833-1
Trim size: standard

AVENGERS VOL. 1: AVENGERS WORLD PREMIERE HC
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by JEROME OPEÑA & ADAM KUBERT
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
The greatest heroes in comics, together as one unbeatable team! The Avengers “go large,” expanding their roster and sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call, who will respond? The answers will surprise you! The Avengers’ first mission takes them to Mars, but the secrets of the Garden lead right back to Earth’s Savage Land! And when the Shi’ar Imperial Guard are broken on a dead moon, the Avengers travel across the galaxy to battle an invading force. It all leads up to the secret origin of the universe itself, as Captain Universe races to decipher the code hidden in the Avengers’ recent adventures! Jonathan Hickman takes Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to the next level with big threats, big ideas and big idealism. These are the Avengers NOW! Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6823-2
Trim size: standard

RED SHE-HULK: HELL HATH NO FURY TPB
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN & WELLINTON ALVES
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
The world’s strongest female, Red She-Hulk, has a new mission — and she’s dead set on a path of destruction! Her enemies? Every super-powered being in the Marvel Universe! Captain America has no choice but to hunt her down, but will the newly redesigned X-51 need to use lethal force against her? As Red She-Hulk battles the Avengers and is classified a national threat, X-51 makes a shocking discovery about the future of super-humans. Who or what is Echelon, and why could mankind be eradicated when the World Computer crashes? Captain America must make a grave decision — and as Betty Ross loses what’s most precious to her, Red She-Hulk reacts BADLY. A smashing new direction begins NOW!, as Marvel’s heroes learn Betty has much more in common with Bruce Banner than the name Hulk! Collecting RED SHE-HULK #58-62.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6531-6

FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1: NEW DEPARTURE, NEW ARRIVALS TPB
Written by MATT FRACTION
Penciled by MARK BAGLEY & MIKE ALLRED
Cover by MARK BAGLEY
We have seen the future, and it will be fantastic! When Reed and Sue decide the family needs to relax, they take Ben, Johnny and the kids on a year-long vacation — through all of infinite time and space! And in the absence of Marvel’s First Family, a handpicked substitute FF — Ant-Man, Medusa, She-Hulk and the new Ms. Thing — stand ready to guard the Earth…for the four minutes the Fantastic Four will be gone. What could possibly go wrong? Find out NOW!, as Reed Richards struggles to hide his true motivations, someone starts having second thoughts (already?), a classic Fantastic Four super villain takes aim at the new FF, and the Future Foundation reacts to their mentors’ replacements. Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (2012) #1-3, FF (2012) #1-2 and material from MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6659-7

IRON MAN: EXTREMIS TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by ADI GRANOV
It’s the beginning of a new era for Iron Man! Renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with acclaimed illustrator Adi Granov to redefine the armored Avenger’s world for the 21st century — a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm a fragile mankind! What is Extremis? Who has unleashed it? What does its emergence portend for the world? And how will it change Iron Man’s life — forever?! Collecting IRON MAN (2005) #1-6.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-8378-5

IRON MAN 2020 TPB
Written by KEN MCDONALD, FRED SCHILLER, TOM DEFALCO, SIMON FURMAN, WALTER SIMONSON & DANIEL GOODBREY
Penciled by MARK BEACHUM, HERB TRIMPE, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, BRYAN HITCH, WILLIAM ROSADO, BOB WIACEK, LOU KANG & MANNY GALAN
Cover by BOB WIACEK
The armor is familiar, but the man inside isn’t who you’d expect! He’s Arno Stark, the cold and hard-hitting Iron Man of the future — and Tony Stark’s descendant has quite a legacy to live up to. Catch all the futuristic action as Arno battles Spider-Man and Blizzard in a time-traveling adventure to stop a nuclear terrorist; faces Machine Man at the behest of Tony’s old foe Sunset Bain; and clashes with the original Death’s Head, industrial saboteur Wellington Marcus and the high-flying Commodore Q! Can Arno overcome his foes — and himself — to become the hero he’s modeled himself after? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) #20, MACHINE MAN (1984) #1-4, DEATH’S HEAD #10, IRON MAN 2020 #1, ASTONISHING TALES: IRON MAN 2020 #1-6 and material from WHAT IF? (1989) #53.
304 PGS./Rated T …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6735-8

MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3 PRELUDE TPB
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE with WILL PILGRIM
Penciled by RAMON ROSANOS & STEVE KURTH
The Marvel Cinematic Universe returns! First, it’s the comics adaptation of the blockbuster film Iron Man 2! Why is the U.S. government going after Iron Man? Which mysterious figure from Tony’s past returns — and what lethal vendetta is he carrying? Featuring the origin of War Machine! With Hammer drones attacking the Stark Expo and Tony’s best friend under enemy control, how can Iron Man prevail? Then, it’s a new story leading directly into the upcoming Iron Man 3! What mysterious project has Tony Stark been developing since his alliance with S.H.I.E.L.D.? When Tony tasks Rhodey with a mission of his own, War Machine faces his biggest test as a hero — while Iron Man fights the battle of New York alongside Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Collecting MARVEL’S IRON MAN 2 ADAPTATION #1-2 and MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3 PRELUDE #1-2.
104 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6551-4

MARVEL UNIVERSE IRON MAN DIGEST
Written by FRED VAN LENTE, JEFF PARKER, PAUL TOBIN & SARAH BLANKIER
Penciled by JAMES CORDEIRO, ALVIN LEE, CRAIG ROUSSEAU & JUAN SANTACRUZ
All-ages action starring Iron Man! What terrible secret compels billionaire inventor Tony Stark to become the Golden Avenger? And what happens when Iron Man meets his Russian counterpart — the Titanium Man?! Plus: When the Mandarin seeks the key to immortality, Iron Man teams up with Spider-Man, Ant-Man and the Hulk to stop him! Iron Man and Nova must find a way to work together to defeat the Red Ghost and his Super-Apes! And Spymaster, Jolt, Plantman and Blacklash join forces to destroy Iron Man, in the most evil plan ever conceived by…Tony’s secretary, Pepper Potts?! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #1, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2008 (MARVEL ADVENTURES), FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010 (IRON MAN: SUPERNOVA), IRON MAN: GOLDEN AVENGER #1 and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2007 (MARVEL ADVENTURES).
104 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6794-5

ESSENTIAL IRON MAN VOL. 5 TPB
Written by MIKE FRIEDRICH, BILL MANTLO, LEN WEIN, ROGER SLIFER & STEVE GERBER
Penciled by P. CRAIG RUSSELL, GEORGE TUSKA, ARVELL JONES, KEITH POLLARD, CHIC STONE, HERB TRIMPE & SAL BUSCEMA
Cover by GIL KANE
The Golden Avenger’s solo exploits continue! Iron Man battles Dr. Spectrum, but what is the secret behind the villain’s Power Prism? Then, as Happy Hogan and Pepper Potts’ rocky relationship hits a turning point, the Mandarin returns — and takes on the Yellow Claw! What is the Golden Globe, why are so many villains battling for it, and what does it have to do with the mysterious Black Lama? Plus: When the Red Ghost’s Super-Apes kidnap Tony, Happy must fill in as Iron Man — but when Happy collapses, the extreme measures taken to cure him transform him into the monstrous Freak once again! And this time, Happy may not survive! Also featuring the threats of Whiplash, Crimson Dynamo, M.O.D.O.K., Mad Thinker and Blizzard! And Iron Man attends Comic-Con! Collecting IRON MAN (1968) #62-75, #77-87, and ANNUAL #3.
520 PGS./Rated T …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6733-4

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, JASON AARON, ED BRUBAKER, MATT FRACTION,
JONATHAN HICKMAN & JEPH LOEB
Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR, OLIVIER COIPEL & ADAM KUBERT, FRANK CHO & ED MCGUINNESS
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Children of the Atom go to war in the ultimate super-hero showdown! The world-destroying Phoenix Force is back — and while the Avengers are intent on stopping it, Cyclops and his X-Men have other ideas. To Captain America, the Phoenix threatens doom. To Cyclops, it could mean salvation. Marvel’s two greatest leaders wage war, with the Phoenix’s chosen host — Hope Summers — caught in the middle. How far are both sides willing to go? The answer lies in a battle so big no one world could contain it…and a shocking ending that neither team could have seen coming! Marvel’s top writers and artists present a space-faring, world-changing epic — the culmination of a decade’s worth of incredible event storytelling. Collecting AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0-12 and material from POINT ONE #1.
304 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6318-3

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN: VS. TPB
Written by JASON AARON, KATHRYN IMMONEN, STEVE MCNIVEN, KIERON GILLEN, JEPH LOEB, CHRIS YOST, RICK REMENDER, KAARE ANDREWS, MATT FRACTION, SKOTTIE YOUNG & MORE
Penciled by ADAM KUBERT, STUART IMMONEN, STEVE MCNIVEN, SALVADOR LARROCA, ED MCGUINNESS, TERRY DODSON, BRANDON PETERSON, KAARE ANDREWS, LEINIL YU, TOM RANEY, JIM CHEUNG, GURIHIRU & MORE
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
The Avengers vs. X-Men event spills over into the all-action AVX: VS — offering extended, blow-by-blow accounts of fan-favorite matchups as chronicled by an incredible array of comic-book talent! It’s the ultimate grudge match as Thing grapples with Namor! Sparks fly as Iron Man clashes with Magneto! Love hurts as Black Panther battles Storm! Explosive energies meet unbreakable shield as Gambit faces Captain America! Chaos erupts as Hope butts heads with the Scarlet Witch! Thrill to these bouts and more, served up by a titanic tag-team of Marvel’s biggest writers and artists. It’s Avengers vs. X-Men — ’nuff said! Plus: The X-Babies face the A-Babies in the tie-in to end all tie-ins! Collecting AVX: VS #1-6 and A-BABIES VS. X-BABIES #1.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6520-0

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN: X-MEN LEGACY TPB
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL & DAVID BALDEON
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Avengers She-Hulk, Falcon and Moon Knight are tasked with securing the Jean Grey School — but Rogue and her team of X-Men aren’t too happy about it! Then, as the war between the Avengers and the X-Men rages on, Frenzy’s past is revealed — and Rogue confronts hers head-on as she battles Ms. Marvel in a clash that will leave one woman with a changed allegiance! Plus: Trapped in another world and in the clutches of the terrifying Swarm, Rogue struggles to end a conflict between two alien tribes and stay alive long enough to find a way home! But with the Phoenix poised to raze Earth, will she make it in time? Finally, Rogue is reunited with Magneto — and he’s got an offer that will leave her speechless. Collecting X-MEN LEGACY (2008) #266-275.
232 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6587-3

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 13 HC
Written by STEVE ENGLEHART with ROY THOMAS, GERRY CONWAY & JIM STARLIN
Penciled by BOB BROWN & JOHN BUSCEMA with RICH BUCKLER, SAL BUSCEMA & JIM STARLIN
Cover by GIL KANE
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes begin to unravel the origin of Mantis in their latest Masterworks extravaganza! An all-hands-on-deck battle with the Zodiac takes the Avengers to the stars and into the jungles of Vietnam before Mantis’ surprise connection to the criminal gang is revealed. Then, the team lends its might to Captain Marvel’s fight against Thanos and his Cosmic Cube! Next, Roy Thomas returns for a GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS adventure including the Golden Age heroes Miss America and the Whizzer, and a revelation about Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch’s origins. And that’s not all! There’s the wedding of Quicksilver and Crystal; the return of Ultron; and the increasingly tense love triangle emerging between the Scarlet Witch, the Vision and Mantis — classics one and all! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #120-128, GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS (1974) #1, CAPTAIN MARVEL (1968) #33 and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #150.
272 PGS./All Ages …$69.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6629-0
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 13 HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 195 (DM ONLY)
272 PGS./All Ages …$69.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6630-6

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE HUMAN TORCH VOL. 1 TPB
Written by VARIOUS
Penciled by CARL BURGOS, BILL EVERETT, SID GREENE & VARIOUS
Cover by ALEX SCHOMBURG & RICHARD ISANOVE
The Marvel Masterworks proudly present the debut of the Human Torch, that fiery chart-topper of the Golden Age, in his own comic series! Leaping from the pages of MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS, the Torch was hotter than hotcakes in 1940. And now you can experience his series from the very beginning, which just so happens to be issue #2! Starting off with the first appearance of Torch’s kid sidekick, Toro the Flaming Kid, Carl Burgos and company present page after page of action and adventure in incomparable 64-page, jam-packed issues. See the Torch and Toro fight side by-side with Bill Everett’s Sub-Mariner as he once again terrorizes New York City! Also featuring the adventures of Microman, Mantor the Magician, the Fiery Mask and the Patriot! Collecting HUMAN TORCH (1940) #2-5A.
280 PGS./All Ages …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6777-8
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: GOLDEN AGE HUMAN TORCH VOL. 1 TPB — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 51 (DM ONLY)
280 PGS./All Ages …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6778-5

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER VOL. 3 TPB
Written by ED BRUBAKER & MARK GRUENWALD
Penciled by PATCH ZIRCHER, MIKE DEODATO JR. & PAUL NEARY
Cover by PATCH ZIRCHER
A new Scourge on the hunt! They entered the Witness Protection Program in the hopes of leading new lives. Now, their pasts are catching up with them. As the body count rises, Captain America must contend with a vicious new killer wearing the demonic visage of his old enemy. For Cap, the only thing tougher than taking down the new Scourge will be learning his identity! Plus: a classic Cap tale featuring the villainy of the Power Broker! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (2011) #11-14 and CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #328.
112 PGS./Rated T …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6076-2

PUNISHER: NIGHTMARE TPB
Written by SCOTT GIMPLE
Penciled by MARK TEXEIRA
Cover by MARK TEXEIRA
A Special Forces soldier is injured and his family is killed in the midst of a mob execution in Central Park — but this isn’t Frank Castle. This time, it’s a young soldier named Jake Niman, and the heartbreakingly familiar story puts Frank on the path of punishment! But as Jake heals from his wounds, why is he growing strangely stronger? And who is the mysterious Johnny Nightmare? As the Punisher’s road to vengeance grows ever more twisted, bullets fly, anarchy reigns, allies become enemies, the Punisher becomes the punished — and no one is safe. Collecting PUNISHER: NIGHTMARE #1-5.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4072-6

VENOM: DEVIL’S PACK TPB
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Penciled by THONY SILAS
Cover by PATCH ZIRCHER
A new era of symbiotic super heroics begins as rising stars Cullen Bunn and Thony Silas take on Flash Thompson! As the Avengers task Venom with bringing in Daimon Hellstrom, the Devil’s pact made in CIRCLE OF FOUR comes full circle — and Hell-Venom is unleashed! Can Flash regain his soul, or will he remain in Daimon’s thrall forever? Meanwhile, ace reporter Katy Kiernan makes a devastating discovery about Flash! It’s Venom vs. the Monsters of Evil with the fate of his soul in his hands! Plus: A rash of disappearances brings Flash and Katy to Philadelphia, but how are the U-Foes involved? In a race against time, can Flash Thompson rescue not just his friends, but also his newly adopted city, from an alien plot? Get ready for the most toxic ending in Venom history! Collecting VENOM (2011) #23-25 and #28-30.
136 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6124-0

MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. THE AVENGERS TPB
Written by JONATHAN MABERRY
Penciled by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ
Cover by AARON KUDER
In MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. THE PUNISHER, we journeyed through the ruins of our world. In the Bram Stoker Award-nominated MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. WOLVERINE, we witnessed the fall. Now, Marvel presents the war. Some worlds can’t be saved — but all worlds can be avenged. Dr. Doom says he can cure the cannibal plague consuming the Marvel Universe — but his price is to become Emperor of Earth. How far would you go to save the world? That’s the question the Avengers must answer — and fast, before they too succumb to the infection. And when Hawkeye finds himself the last man standing, stuck between two impossible evils, who will avenge our world if the battling bowman falls? Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. THE AVENGERS #1-4.
96 PGS./Parental Advisory …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6616-0

DOOM 2099: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION BY WARREN ELLIS TPB
Written by WARREN ELLIS, JOHN FRANCIS MOORE, JO DUFFY & TOM PEYER
Penciled by PAT BRODERICK, LEOPOLDO DURANONA, DAVID KLEIN, JOHN ROYLE, STEVE PUGH,
ASHLEY WOOD & JOHN BUSCEMA
Cover by PAT BRODERICK
The year is 2099. Victor von Doom, having mysteriously survived from the Heroic Age of the early 21st century, has risen anew in this technologically advanced future. Having retaken his beloved Latveria from those who ruled it in his absence, Doom has turned his gaze to America, once the home of his greatest foes. He sees unrest. He sees disharmony. He knows the struggling nation needs an iron fist to bring it back under control. And he knows just the man for the job. All hail President Doom! Superstar writer Warren Ellis’ maniacal overhaul of Dr. Doom’s futuristic solo series is collected in one volume, featuring technological horror, dystopian despots and more sheer wrongness than you can shake a gauntlet at! Collecting DOOM 2099 #24-39 and material from 2099: THE WORLD OF DOOM.
432 PGS./Rated T …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6754-9

ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT:
THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB
Written by BILL MANTLO, DAN ABNETT &
ANDY LANNING
Penciled by JACK KIRBY, KEITH GIFFEN,
SAL BUSCEMA, MIKE MIGNOLA & TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
After the Guardians of the Galaxy disbanded, Rocket Raccoon settled into a quiet life with a steady job in a mailroom. But when a killer clown made of sentient wood attacks him at work, the trigger-fingered and quick-witted hero must journey to Planet X — home of his old buddy Groot, the giant tree-creature — in search of answers! The cosmic dream team is reunited at last! Then: Mojo, bloated entertainment mogul of the Mojoverse, battles Rocket Raccoon and Groot…onstage! It’s a high-stakes campy cosmic free-for-all! Plus: get caught up on the early adventures of Rocket and Groot! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #271; ROCKET RACCOON #1-4; and material from TALES TO ASTONISH (1959) #13, MARVEL PREVIEW #7, ANNIHILATORS #1-4 and ANNIHILATORS: EARTHFALL #1-4.
264 PGS./Rated T …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6713-6

MARVEL UNIVERSE IRON MAN COMIC READER #1
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by JAMES CORDEIRO & RONAN CLIQUET
Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
When the entire workforce of Stark China simply vanishes, Iron Man jets out to investigate. He soon discovers they’ve been shanghaied to build The Mandarin’s latest technological horror: a thousand-foot-long dragon ship that lays waste to everything in its path — including the Armored Avenger! Plus: It’s covered your car, it’s smothered your house, and now it’s crawling through the door after you! It’s the Creeping Doom, and it’s being controlled by the maniacal Plantman! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #2 and material from MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #3.
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5383-2

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