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Thursday, December 23, 2004


Following are Marvel Comics' solicitation for March, with information coming from the publisher.



Written by Orson Scott Card, pencils by Andy Kubert, cover by Bryan Hitch.

International bestseller, four-time Hugo award, two-time Nebula award and World Fantasy Award winner Orson Scott Card (author of Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead, Shadow Puppets) comes to the Ultimate Universe. Heıs joined by Andy Kubert to show shocking beginning of Ultimate Iron Man. If you thought The Ultimates told you everything you needed to know about Ultimate Iron Man, think again.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 2.


Written by Brian K. Vaughan, pencils and cover by Stuart Immonen.

"The Most Dangerous Game" The X-Men lead a desperate assault to rescue their kidnapped teammate In Mojo's citadel in the heart of the island Krakoa. But will everyone make it out alive? And is the initial object of the X-Men's rescue effort, the mutant Longshot, what he first seemed to be--or something much, much more? Find the answers in this dangerous conclusion! Part 4.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 9.


Written by Warren Ellis, pencils and cover by Steve McNiven.

The second story arc in the great Ultimate Universe trilogy that began with Ultimate Nightmare! A hidden alien race is trying desperately to keep Man from reaching the stars. Cape Canaveral scientist Phillip Lawson knows of the hideous plan and will use all his considerable power to stop it...the power of Captain Mahr Vehl! (Wondering what the mysterious title of this trilogy is? The answers to that--and the key to this saga ­ are found in the final pages of Ultimate Nightmare #5. These events will shake up the entire Ultimate Universe for the next 2 years!)

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Mark Bagley.

"Hobgoblin." Harry Osborn learns the horrifying truth of his father's existence as the evil Green Goblin. But that's only the beginning of the revelations -- young Harry discovers the awful destiny his father has planned for him. Truly shocking! Part 2 of 6.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 2.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Mark Bagley.

"Hobgoblin" The newly returned Harry Osborn comes between Peter and Mary Jane and may actually cause their breakup. Worse, Harry knows Peter's secret identity. And even more frightening, Harry tells MJ he knows Spider-Man killed his father! Part 3 of 6.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 16.


Written by Warren Ellis, pencils and cover by Adam Kubert.

"N-Zone." In a dying universe, only the smartest, strongest and meanest survive. The Ultimate Fantastic Four are about to have a nasty surprise when the deadly foes who inhabit this doomed universe decide to hitch a ride. Can the FF stop them and save our universe? Part 5 (of 6)

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 30.


Written by Mark Millar, pencils and cover by Bryan Hitch.

Nick Fury has dispatched the Ultimates to take down thier most powerful member -- Thor! S.H.I.E.L.D. is convinced that the Thunder God is a former mental patient who's far too dangerous to be loose -- and the awesome Asgardian is doing little to dispel that notion. Meanwhile, things are heating up between Tony Stark and Natasha Romanov. And we mean heating up!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.

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Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Mike Perkins.

Getting through high school is hard enough without having to watch your back the whole time, but magic can give you a real edge over the competition. When fifteen-year-old Kim Vesco moves from Chicago to Salem, MA, she finds that the local student body is divided into rival factions of witches and non-witches, with both sides bidding for her allegiance. And if that weren't enough, an unknown force seems to want her...dead! Between the tribal loyalties of the schoolyard and the brutal, fight-or-die logic of the mage-war, Kim has to steer a course that will keep her alive until she can take the fight back to her enemy and reveal the true identity of someone she thought she already knew: herself.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March XX.

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Written by Kitty Fross, penciled by Patrick Scherberger, cover by Roger Cruz.

Marvel Adventures presents a new series of amazing stories of everyone's favorite web-slinger. In addition to the action-packed modern adaptations of the Spider-Man classics, Marvel Adventures will bring you new untold stories featuring the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe. And we're kicking it off with a new version of the greatest tale ever told - The Birth of Spider-Man! Acclaimed children's book author Kitty Fross joins the House of Ideas with her take on the famed origin of the hero known as...Spider-Man.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 2.


Written by Brandon Thomas, penciled by Michael O'Hare, cover by Randall Green.

"Destiny's Song" On the trail of a mystical item that's fallen into the wrong hands, Dr. Strange and The Thing must race against the clock to repair the course of Destiny! Itıll take every bit of the Thing's strength and every trick in Strange's bag to protect all mankind. Is there anything the Sorcerer Supreme and ever-lovin' blue-eyed Thing can't do? Check out this new Marvel Adventure to find out!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 2.

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Written by Akira Yoshida, pencils and cover by Chris Bachalo.

Apocalypse has been destroyed; the end of the world has been averted. Or has it? Sinister has just unleashed a massive force unseen, unrivaled, and unbeatable. Magneto and the X-Menıs only hope lies in tracking down a retired Weapon X.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Wednesday in March.


Written by Mike Raicht, cover by Mark Brooks and Justin Ponsor.

Your complete guide to the epic saga! This Official Handbook includes in-depth bios on more than 40 denizens of the Age of Apocalypse -- from Abyss to Weapon X! Plus: An all-new cover by superstar-in-waiting Mark Brooks, digitally painted by Justin Ponsor.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 25.


Written by Scott Lobdell, Tony Bedard, Larry Hama, Akira Yoshida pencils by Adam Kubert, Andy Kubert, Tony Daniel, Mark Brooks, Paco Medina, Talent Caldwell, Roger Cruz and Kia Asamiya, cover by Bryan Hitch.

Marvel's celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Age of Apocalypse begins here! Many of the creators involved in the original Age of Apocalypse event return for this special double-sized issue, including a special pin-up section! Join us as we revisit the AoA world with four original stories featuring characters you know and love. Discover the origin of Generation Next! Witness the first meeting of Sabretooth and Wild Child! Behold Weapon X's first run-in with Mariko Yashida in Japan! And you wonıt believe how the AoA world survived the nuclear holocaust that threatened it! Features a special wraparound cover by Bryan Hitch.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 2.




Written by Fiona Avery, penciled by Roger Cruz, cover by Mark Brooks.

"Ultimatum." Major panic time! Anya's newest enemy, Amun, is a deadly assassin... and heıs infiltrated her high school! As Miguel's WebCorps intel and her father's investigative journalism start to intersect, Anya sweats her secret identity in home room, hoping Amun doesn't recognize her. Is being "Araña" worth risking the lives of all she holds dear? Or should she refuse the title as the Chosen One of the Spider Society? Part 3 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, penciled by Mike Deodato and Mark Brooks, cover by Joe Jusko.

"Skin Deep." Throughout the years, thereıs always been one place that Peter Parker could turn to seek refuge from the storm -- no matter how vicious life became, heıs always had Aunt Mayıs home in Queens. Until now, that is. In this remarkable issue, Peterıs life is changed forever. Part 4 of 4.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 23.


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils and cover by Takeshi Miyazawa.

"The Cheating Thing." Thanks to overwhelming fan support, everyone's favorite redhead is back! After some bumps in the road, it seems MJ is finally over Spider-Man and excited to go to Homecoming with her boyfriend, Harry Osborn. But unless Harry's dad sees an improvement in his sonıs slipping grades, Harry can forget about ever seeing Mary Jane again. Add to this the fact that Liz Allen thinks best friend MJ and boyfriend Flash Thompson are fooling around behind her back, and you've got a recipe for the worst Homecoming ever!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Samm Barnes, penciled by Scot Eaton, cover by Greg Land.

"Sins Remembered: Sarah's Story" Peter learns the truth about Gwen Stacy's daughter Sarah as a deadly enemy strikes! This is what it's all been building to. Part 4 of 4.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 30.


Written by Tom DeFalco, pencils and coverby Ron Frenz.

It's all-out action as Spider-Girl takes on the new Venom, Phil Urich faces the Goblin Queen, and Doc Magus & Dr. Strange team up to battle Zarathos for the life of Darkdevil! Part 3 (of 3).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 2.


Written by Dan Slott, penciled by Ty Templeton, cover by Paul Smith.

Two teenagers hanging out in the garage, building a car from scratch. Sounds like your typical male-bonding experience, right? Well, not when theyıre putting together a Spider-Mobile. Because, as Spidey and the Torch are about to discover, "With great horsepower, comes great... torque?!"

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Todd Dezago, penciled by Shane Davis, cover by Randy Green.

"Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four versus Mole Man!" With pollution on the rise, thereıs only one person with the strength and fortitude to stand up for the environment -- and his name is...Mole Man? Well, his heart may be in the right place, but his methods sure aren't -- and it's up to Spidey and the Fantastic Four to stop Mole Man from accidentally doing even more damage to the environment! Just in time for Earth Day comes this magnificent Marvel masterpiece of a message!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Joe Hill and Joshua Ortega, penciled by Seth Fisher and Ryan Sook, cover by Shinkiro of Capcom.

Two more stories from the world of the web-slinger! First, a band of amateur filmmakers set out to duplicate the wall-crawler's fantastic feats in an offbeat tale by Joe Hill and Seth Fisher. Then, Spidey is caught at the epicenter of an earthquake, courtesy of Joshua Ortega and Ryan Sook.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.

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Written by Mark Millar, pencils and cover by Terry Dodson.

"The Last Stand." The conclusion to Mark Millar and Terry Dodsonıs run on Marvel Knights Spider-Man, featuring a showdown for the ages. Spider-Man versus two of his biggest ­ and most popular--foes...with MJ's life at stake! Part 4 of 4.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Reginald Hudlin, penciled by John Romita Jr., cover by Esad Ribic.

"Who Is The Black Panther?" The Black Panther's origin is retold in a cinematic scope with social satire and all-out action. "Who is the Black Panther?" Part 2: While a team of super-powered mercenaries prepares their assault on Wakanda, a contest is underway in that warrior kingdom: Who will be the next Black Panther? Part 2 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Alex Maleev.

"Decalogue" Part 1. The wait is over! Exactly what happened during Daredevil's year-long reign as the new Kingpin? His historic cleaning of Hell's Kitchen will finally be revealed in bloody detail. Framed around the Ten Commandments, this epic story-arc is like nothing youıve seen before.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.

X-23 #4

Written by Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Billy Tan.

"Innoncence Lost" X-23's true origin continues. X-23 has committed hundreds of assassinations, but now the one person who swore they would never treat X-23 like a weapon will send her on a personal mission. All the answers are here as events race to a dizzying close. Part 4 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by David Hine, penciled by Michael Gaydos Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz

Convinced that his client is innocent of the brutal, ritualistic killing of a local youth, attorney Matt Murdock now faces the legal battle of his career. Itıs an uphill battle ‹ and an outraged community eager to see justice served may be Mattıs ­ and Daredevilıs ­ most potent foe yet. Startling new evidence and a new suspect come to light, but an unexpected backlash during his nightly investigations as Daredevil forces Matt to ask: will a red devilıs appearance in a God-fearing town just make matters worse? Inspired by the true story of "The Robin Hood Hills Murders."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, penciled by Jim Muniz, cover by Tony Harris.

"Divine Time." They have marched across time, building their empires, subjugating entire civilizations and peoples. Khan. Alexander. Attila. Napoleon. Hitler. Determined to take his rightful place alongside them in the pages of history, Ramades, son of Rama-Tut, Divine Ruler of Egypt, has navigated oceans of time and space to claim the New World‹the modern world -- for himself. With the Fantastic Four lost in time ‹ and desperately trying to get back to the present to stop Ramades--the mad conquerorıs tide of destruction begins! Part 2 of 4.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Frank Cho, pencils and cover by Frank Cho.

Shanna has never looked this good...or acted this bad. In issue #2, raptors become the least of the Doc and his crew's problems when Shanna begins to roam the camp and create shockwaves of her own. Part 2 of 7.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on March 2.


Written by Roy Thomas, pencils and cover by Dick Giordano.

Our heroes have destroyed Dracula's sanctuaries in England and sent him fleeing back to Transylvania. Can they track him down before he reaches the safety of his castle, and will they be able to save Mina from becoming a thrall of the Lord of the Undead? This issue of the B&W ink wash adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula features all-new artwork.

48 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on March 2.


Written by Mark Millar, pencils by John Romita Jr., cover by Greg Land.

"Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." Part 1 of 6. Wolverine may be back in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody, but at what cost? As the X-Men mourn their fallen team-mate in a funeral befitting a hero, Hydra celebrates the coronation of a new leader. And the reign of terror continues, as The Hand picks off the meta-humans, one by one... Will Wolverine be deprogrammed in time to stop the carnage? Plus, the secret origin of the Gorgon!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 16.


Written by David Hine, penciled by Lan Medina, cover by Tom Raney.

"Underground." It all hits the fan for Bishop and crew as the creature that lives under District X finally sets his eyes on slaughter. And could it possibly all be Ismael's fault? Part 5 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.

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Written by Adam Warren, penciled by Rick Mays, cover by Warren.

Only hours ago, apparent adolescent girl "Stem Cell" learned that she is, in fact, a "humanform combat mecha"... Now, her robotic teammates are rapidly schooling her in the lethal arts of their collective mission: sabotaging and destroying top-secret research programs. At 30,000 feet or on the sea floor, from playing with plasma grenades to sniping with laser rifles from 2000 yards out, the programmed-for-loyalty Livewires have an exciting but essentially suicidal line of workŠ Will the freshly "booted-up" Stem Cell be the next robot operative to be destroyed in the line of duty?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by Mark Waid, pencils and cover by Mike Wieringo.

The Waid/Wieringo team go out with a bang --but they have one last surprise up their sleeves as the foundation of the team is rocked one final time. If you're hungry for one last jaw-dropping plot twist, here it is--and it's a doozy!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by Brian Vaughan, penciled by Adrian Alphona, cover by Jo Chen

"True Believers." The Runaways always thought they were the ONLY children of super-villains in Los Angeles, but it turns out they're not alone. Sixteen-year-old Victor Mancha is actually the son of one of the most famous (and most evil!) villains in the Marvel Universe... but which one? The coolest mystery in comics begins here! Part 2 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by David Finch.

Breakout continues! The number one book in the country! The team has gathered and the true villain is revealed. We sure as heck aren't telling you who it is or where the Avengers have to go to get them (you have to read the issue for those answers). But, we can tell you, itıs a story so big that only the New Avengers could handle it.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 30.


Written by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Joe Simon & Jack Kirby penciled by Don Heck, Dick Ayers, Joe Simon & Jack Kirby

Celebrating 65 years of titanic tomes from the House of Ideas, Marvel Milestones makes its triumphant return to the comics scene! The first issue of this new monthly series features key reprints of your favorite Avengers; Iron Man, Ant Man and Captain America. Just in time for Ultimate Iron Man #1 comes a true tale of suspense! Iron Man lives in Tales of Suspense #39! Plus: the first appearances of Ant-Man from Tales to Astonish #27 and Captain America from Captain America Comics #1!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Warren Ellis, pencils and cover by Adi Granov.

"Extremis." Warren Ellis and Adi Granov continue their techno-noir thriller take on the armored Avenger. Part 4 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto.

Itıs the super battle of the year! Every Marvel tech villain versus every Marvel NYC hero. The secret of Secret War hangs in the balance in the penultimate chapter of this top-selling series.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Michael Lark, cover by Mike Mayhew.

Secret War continues. Jessica Jones is caught in a web of intrigue from which she can't escape and all she wants is Luke Cage back home safe! The drama of super hit Secret War continues right here! Part 3 of 4.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Allan Jacobsen, pencils and coverby C.P. Smith

"Cruel and Unusal." Guest-Starring Steve Rogers, the one true Captain America. Together, Captain America and the New Invaders journey to the frozen north to prevent the fulfillment of an ancient Atlantean prophecy that will sink the entire surface world beneath the waves! This is the issue where everything changes. Part 2 of 3.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils and coverby Scott Kolins

"The Golden Child." The epic struggle over Paul Patterson has caught the eye of a certain one-eyed S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. Luckily Captain America is on hand and is dispatched along with the Black Widow to deal with the problem--once and for all. Meanwhile Titannus continues to set his master plan in motion and the stage is set for the next great Marvel Team-Up epic starting next month! Part 6 (of 6).

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 2.


Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Lee Weeks.

Is General Ross truly the mastermind behind the mysteries of the Island? Is the Hulk really having a toe-to-toe smackdown with one of the most legendary monsters in the history of Marvel? Has Peter David gone completely nuts? Two of these three questions will be answered in this issue. Part 3 (of 5).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Steve Epting and Michael Lark, cover by Epting.

The mystery heats up, as clues begin to fall into place. But are the secrets Cap is searching for buried in a long-forgotten Invaders mission from the Russian front? Find out in this special flashback issue drawn by Harvey and Eisner Award-winning guest artist Michael Lark, with framing sequences by series regular Steve Epting!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Michael Oeming, pencils and cover by Andrea Di Vito.

Beta Ray Bill and Stardust clash like the titans they are, shaking the very heavens. Stardust fights with an almost religious zeal and brings to bear all of his cosmic powers. Beta Ray Bill is able to hold his own, surprising Stardust with his power and his strength! Determined not to be thwarted Stardust calls upon powers which he should not use. Unwittingly he unleashes something dark, something powerful, something evil.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March XX.


Written by Priest, pencils and cover by Dan Jurgens.

"American Psycho" Part 1 of 2. Because of the Falconıs increasingly erratic behavior, Captain America is forced to sever his long-time partnership with The Falcon while the Anti-Cap goes on a murderous rampage.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 2.


Written by Allan Heinberg, pencils and coverby Jim Cheung.

Captain America, Iron Man, and Jessica Jones learn the secret origin of Iron Lad. Patriot leaves the team to go solo. And a familiar face shows up to demand a place on the team.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Written by Robert Kirkman, penciled by Cliff Rathburn, cover by Jim Cheung.

Reed's plot continues as he and the Fantastic Four hunt down and neutralize the FF's most prominent villains. How will this new, proactive stance on super heroics affect the FF's public standing? And how does the Super-Skrull fit into all this? Continuing the mini-series that sheds a new light on the Foes of the FF universe, just in time for that swell movie we're all going to go see...twice.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March XX.


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils and coverby Tom Grummett.

The climactic confrontation between the new Thunderbolts and Hydra! But how can the new T-Bolts become "Earth's Mightiest Heroes" if half the team would rather sit the fight out in a bar? Plus: Strucker's secrets are revealed! A dirty deal is made to save Manhattan! And the dramatic return of -- Photon? Crunchy continuity goodness in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Part 6 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


EXILES #60 & 61

Written by Tony Bedard, pencils and coverby Jim Calafiore.

"Son of Apocalypse" Parts 1 and 2 of 2. Welcome home, Blink and Sabretooth! The Exiles find themselves returned home to the Age of Apocalypse...with the unlikeliest new teammate -- Apocalypseıs homicidal son, Holocaust! Can the Exiles stop fighting amongst each other long enough to complete their new assignment‹killing the X-Men?! This storyarc ties into this monthıs special Age of Apocalypse limited series!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 2 and March 16.


Written by Akira Yoshida, penciled by Shin Nagasawa, cover by Katsuya Terada

Do you like Ninjas? Do you like zombies? Do you like Wolverine? Would you like to see Wolverine fight ninjas and zombies? This is the book for you! Wolverine returns to Japan only to get caught in the middle of an ancient war between gods and demons. Can Wolverine tip the balance for good and save his soul, Japan and the world? This issue guest-stars Yukio.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Greg Pak, pencils and cover by Greg Land.

Dark Phoenix can eat stars and destroy galaxies. The X-Men must stop her, once and for all, but can Scott Summers deliver the final blow?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.


Written by Joss Whedon, pencils and coverby John Cassaday.

"Dangerous." A familiar face returns to the pages of Astonishing X-Men just as things take a turn for the worse. But will the helping hand be in time? Part 4 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by John Layman, penciled by Georges Jeanty, cover by Greg Land

"Voodoo Economics." It's voodoo chaos in the Big Easy as the reanimated dead are crawling out of their graves and overrunning the streets. Gambit may be the only person who can save the city from an undead apocalypse, but heıs got bigger problems at the moment: two women, both heartbroken, both angry, and both demanding his head on a platter. Part 2 of 2.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Tony Bedard, penciled by Karl Moline, cover by Scot Eaton.

"Forget-Me-Not" Rogue and Sunfire take on Tokyo! As they search for the villains who dishonored Sunfireıs family name and tried to kill Rogue, the Silver Samurai is making his moveŠto take over the Yakuza. Part 3 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir, penciled by Paco Medina, cover by Randy Green.

"Too Much Information." David Alleyne, a.k.a. Prodigy, has realized the full potential of his powers. But could it cost him his friends? Part 2 of 2.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by Chris Claremont, pencils and coverby Alan Davis.

"On Ice!" High adventure in the Savage Land! The X-Men discover a wondrous and advanced new civilization...but it's none too friendly toward humans--or mutants. And could the X-Men have unintentionally helped them take their first steps toward world domination? Part 3 of 5.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 16.

X-MEN #168

Written by Peter Milligan, pencils and coverby Salvador Larroca.

"Golgotha." A strange madness is striking mutants in Los Angeles, driving them to commit unspeakable acts. The X-Men must discover the cause and stop it...before it strikes them as well! Part 3 (of 5).

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on March 23.


Written by Chris Claremont, penciled by Sean Chen, cover by Greg Land.

Beginning the second book chronicling the final story of Marvel's mutant heroes! The Xavier Academy has been reduced to a smoldering crater in a brutal sneak attack, and the casualties number in the hundreds. Now, Cyclops must mobilize the survivors to get to the bottom of who is behind these coordinated strikes on mutants in general and the X-Men in particular.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by Chris Claremont, pencils and coverby Aaron Lopresti.

"Save My Child," part 1. Archangel joins the cast of Excalibur. Callisto answers a cry for help from Warren Worthington, a.k.a. Archangel. But Callisto and Warren have some pretty unpleasant history between them...can they overcome their differences long enough to survive? Meanwhile, Professor X and Magneto struggle to help their disturbed guest on Genosha.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.


Written by Akira Yoshida, pencils and cover by Pat Lee.

The Brood attack! Itıs an alien invasion as the Brood crash-land in the middle of Times Square, and only the combined might of the X-Men and Fantastic Four have any chance of stopping them!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on March 9.


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils and cover by Patrick Zircher.

"A Murder In Paradise," part 1 of 2. The book that refuses to be cancelled begins a new story arc! With Cable recuperating on his island haven of Providence, who else can investigate when there is "A Murder In Paradise"--? You know who. Say it. Go ahead. Picture it. Deadpool as a detective. Interrogating the most brilliant pacifists on Earth. Monk and Columbo have nothing to fear...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 16.


Plotted by Rob Liefeld, scripted by Brandon Thomas, penciled by Marat Mychaels, cover Rob Liefeld.

Shatterstar and the mysterious "prince" attack a Madripoor nightclub where they encounter the bodyguards of a familiar six-armed sorceress.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 30.

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Written by Garth Ennis, penciled by Dougie Braithwaite, cover by Tim Bradstreet.

The blood-soaked conclusion to "Mother Russia": Itıs missiles over Moscow as Frank Castle looks to destroy a deadly retrovirus buried deep in the bowels of a Russian missile silo. Part 6 (of 6).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 9.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils and cover by Gary Frank.

The most powerful team on the face of the earth starts to take shape...and you won't believe what happens next.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 23.

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Written by David Mack, art and cover by Mack.

"The Alchemy" Pt. 4 It's a new start for Kabuki and the perfect jumping-on series for new readers. From the award-winning writer and artist of Daredevil that brought you "Parts of a Hole," "Wake Up," & "Echo," this new series marks the 10th anniversary of Kabuki and includes extra never-before-published Kabuki work by Brian Michael Bendis.

32 pages, $2.99.

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