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Friday, July 22, 2005



Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Olivier Coipel, cover by Esad Ribic, variant cover by Chris Bachalo.

Here it is! On the heels of last issue's revelations and the jaw-dropping action taken by a key player in the House of M comes the shocking conclusion that will rock the Marvel Universe for years to come. This is no hype, my friend, this is the real deal. How will the heroes of the Marvel Universe deal with the consequences of one person's actions? How will the world react to the permanent damage that has been done? Find out here! Starring everyone!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Mike Wieringo.

"The Other." This is it! The start of a 4-month Spider-Man event that crosses over all three core Spider books and promises to forever change the lives of Peter Parker and everyone close to him! Haunted by unsettling dreams. Disturbed by a growing sense of dread. Convinced that people are out to get him. A portrait of someone on the edge of a nervous breakdown? Nah. Simply a typical day for Peter Parker, as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has to contend with a new and deadly opponent named Tracer, self-defense lessons with Captain America, and some disturbing news that will change his life in a distinctly negative manner. Part 1 (of 12).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


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

Just another typical night of insanity for Mary Jane as she deals with an obsessed stalker and with watches helplessly while Spider-Man slugs it out with...Iron Man? And that's just a warm-up for the devastating confrontation she has with Peter that results in the last thing she expected to hear. Part 2 (of 12).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Mike Deodato.

"The Other." Aunt May becomes aware that Peter and Mary Jane are hiding something extremely bad from her. But between dealing with Tracer's endgame and the unexpected return of a foe that Spider-Man has never defeated, Peter has more than enough to worry about. Part 3 (of 12).

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 26.


Go behind the scenes of this month's Spider-Man mega-event with cover sketches, character designs, conceptual artwork and penciled pages by Mike Wieringo, Mike Deodato Jr., Pat Lee Joe Quesada and more!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Dan Slott, penciled by Juan Bobillo, cover by Greg Horn.

The surprise hit from last year is back in a new ongoing series! Join She-Hulk as she deals with the bizarre legal problems of the Marvel U.! Strange twists, exciting adventures, and lots of one, two, and three-part stories guest-starring all of your favorite Marvel Characters

And in this first issue, She-Hulk isn't the only one returning. Get ready, True Believer! Because it's not a dream, not a hoax, and not House of M... Hawkeye's back! We kid you not! So why is Clint Barton giving Jen Walters such a hard time? And how is his fate tied in to She-Hulk's latest case?'re just going to have to check out SHE-HULK #1 to find out! With guest appearances by The New Avengers and Cassie Lang (Titan, from Young Avengers)

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Keith Giffen, pencils and cover by Edu Francsico.

When the supernatural proves too difficult and dangerous for S.H.I.E.L.D., Nick Fury fights fire with fire! Introducing the top secret weapon in the battle against other worldly threats, the Howling Commandos, a special covert "shock and awe" unit made up of Marvel's greatest horror characters. Join Warwolf, the Living Mummy, Frankenstein, the Zombie, Vampire by Night and a whole army of the macabre in this fantastic first issue! This series will have far reaching ramifications in the Marvel Universe!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Mark Millar, pencils and cover by Greg Land.

"Tomb Of Namor," part 1 of 3. The shocking secret of the Storm family is finally revealed! Locked away at the bottom of the ocean for 5,000 years, Namor the Sub-Mariner's Atlantean tomb has been breached and now he's back to rule a planet. This is a Namor you've never seen before with a vastly different agenda. This is Ultimate Namor! Learn about the ties between Atlantis, the Ultimate Inhumans and the super-races who existed before man ruled the Earth. We're building the Ultimate Universe like never before!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Warren Ellis, penciled by Tom Raney, cover by Steve McNiven.

While the Kree shock troops send regiment after regiment to strike at the secret S.H.I.E.L.D. facility, Captain Marvel, the Ultimates and the Ultimate Fantastic Four infiltrate the alien mothership to learn who -- or what -- Gah Lak Tus is! And believe us when we say they get more than they bargained for!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Brian K. Vaghan, pencils and Cover by Stuart Immonen.

"Magnetic North." The Ultimates guest-star in the Ultimate X-Men's most earth-shattering adventure! It's all-out war inside the Triskelion, as multiple factions of mutants battle against Captain America and his teammates. At stake‹the final fate of the master of magnetism‹Magneto! Part 4 (of 5).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


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

"Warriors," The Gangwar comes to a head in Hammerhead's stylish pad as Spidey, Black Cat, Shang-Chi and Iron Fist battle it out with Hammerhead and the Kingpin's assassin Elektra to decide the fate of New York's Underworld. Will all of them survive? Plus, more of the mysterious Moon Knight. And on whose side does he fight? Part 6 (of 7).

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Mark Waid and Tom Peyer, pencils and cover by Salvador Larroca,

Just when Spider-Man thought he'd hit rock bottom, he found a new low. Now the entire Parker clan is forced to search the city for Peter Parker, while at the same time dodging the Anti-Human lynch mobs that throng the streets!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Ron Lim.

Hail, hail the gang's all here! All your favorite folks who don the webs in one book for the first time ever! An old television program that features Spider-Man and Araña (with guest appearances by Spider-Ham and The Spider-Mobile) returns to haunt Spider-Girl in an 8-page original story. Also features Marvel Tails Starring Peter Porker The Spectacular Spider-Ham #1 (November 1983), written by Tom DeFalco and illustrated by Mark Armstrong, in which Captain Americat and Spider-Ham investigate a video-arcade saboteur and run afoul of Hulk Bunny; Spider-Woman #20 (November 1979), written by Mark Gruenwald and illustrated by Frank Springer, featuring the first meeting between Spider-Woman and Spider-Man; and Spider-Man 2099 #1 (November 1992), written by Peter David and illustrated by Rick Leonardi, where an all-new, all-different web-slinger is born as hot-shot geneticist Miguel O'Hara finds his genetic code merged with that of a spider's! Also features the first Untold Tale of Spider-Man as told by Kurt Busiek & Pat Oliffe!

100 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Tom DeFalco, pencils and cover by Ron Frenz.

"The Sinister Secret of The Spider Shoppe." When Mayday Parker learns that a terrorist is stalking the fashion industry and that someone is manufacturing high fashion versions of her Spider-Girl costume, she finally attempts to learn the secret behind the Spider Shoppe and unmask its mysterious owner. Plus: Normie Osborn confronts Phil Urich because the time has come for an all-new Green Goblin.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Fiona Avery, pencils and cover by Roger Cruz.

Araña goes head-to-head against the mystic crime lord known as Jade, but will she lose control to the Hunter? Also, Amun discovers secrets of Araña's past when looking into Jade's dark history.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct.

WOLVERINE #34 & #35

Written by Daniel Way, layouts by Javier Saltares, finishes by Mark Texeira , covers by Kaare Andrews.

He's one of the most crucial players in the House of M world, and for a good reason: Wolverine carries burdens too great for even the most powerful mutants to bear. Has it caused him to finally snap? All the details you need to know about Wolverine's mysterious past and his place in the House of M can be found right here! The simmering war between Logan, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and the leader of the human resistance movement, Nick Fury, comes to a boil. And only one of them's going to come out alive. Parts 2 and 3 of 3.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Garth Ennis, pencils and cover by Clayton Crain.

"Road To Damnation." Given the chance to get out of hell, the Ghost Rider agrees to track down the rogue demon, Kazaan, who's escaped to Earth and is having the time of his life. But the Rider is not alone. Two other entities are tracking Kazaan: a redneck demon named Hoss and a sultry archangel named Ruth. Part 2 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Garth Ennis, pencils and cover by Clayton Crain.

This all-new expanded edition reprints Ghost Rider #1, plus a hefty helping of high-octane DVD-style extras ­ including Garth Ennis's original series proposal; published and unpublished cover sketches by Clayton Crain; and a soup-to-nuts behind-the-scenes featurette detailing the progression from script to thumbnail to final art.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct.


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

"The Murdock Papers." The Bendis/Maleev finale continues as Matt Murdock's entire future is on the line. The Kingpin has pure evidence of his dual identity, and if the Feds get it, game over. And the one person that knows where this evidence is? Elektra! Part 3 (of 5).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Reginald Hudlin, penciled by David Yardin, cover by Andy Brase.

"Wild Kingdom." The conclusion of the 4-part crossover with X-Men picks up where X-Men #176 left off! Investigating a sudden outburst of strange, mutated wild animals in Africa, the Black Panther and the X-Men -- led by Storm -- team up to contend with their creator -- the nefarious Dr. Paine. But to get to Paine, they've first got to get through Red Ghost, the Dragon Man, and an endless array of Super-Apes!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Richard K. Morgan, layouts by Sean Phillips, finishes and cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

Nobody denies that the former Cold War spy Natasha Romanova is a force to be reckoned with. The last man foolish enough to send killers after her paid the highest price, but his friends on Capitol Hill will ensure that Natasha doesn't get off easy and not even Col. Nick Fury can protect her this time.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Joe Quesada, art by Je Quesada, Danny Miki and Richard Isanove, cover by Quesada.

Daredevil has his work cut out for him: New York's crippling heat wave shows no signs of release and a serial killer continues to cut a bloody swath through the city. But Daredevil's beginning to put together the pieces, edging closer and closer to discovering the identity of a killer who just might be hiding in plain sight...or even closer?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, penciled by Valentine de Landro, cover by Mike Allred.

One of the Marvel U's most powerful entities--the reality-bending, green-skinned alien Imposssible Man--pops up to cause havoc in this offbeat tale that blurs the line between fact and fiction, men and myth!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by David Lapham, pencils and cover by David Lapham.

The battle for the soul of Hell's Kitchen continues as Eisner-award-winner David Lapham brings the Punisher and Daredevil head-to-head in a brutal showdown!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


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

"Ronin."With S.H.I.E.L.D. rotten to the core and HYDRA splintered all over the world, Madame HYDRA is teaming up with the new Hand to reclaim the power of the Japanese underworld. And you know what that means... the Avengers versus ninjas! Lots and lots and lots of ninjas. Part 2 (of 3).

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Paul Jenkins, pencils and cover by John Romita Jr.

She's married to the most powerful super hero in the Marvel Universe. So why does Lindy Reynolds' life seem so wrong? Guest-starring the Fantastic Four! Plus: the Watchdog takes a bite out of the Wendigo!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Keith Giffen, pencils and cover by Mitch Breitweiser.

The death of Drax and we're not kidding. Not a crossover stunt, not a sales gimmick, not a hackneyed plot device. In this issue Drax dies... bites the big one... shuffles off the ol' mortal coil... You get the picture. And wait till you see who lands the death blow!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Paul Jenkins, pencils and cover by John Romita Jr.

The Golden Guardian of good goes back to the drawing board! Experience The Sentry #1 unplugged in this all-new special edition, showcasing John Romita Jr.'s pencils and Paul Jenkins' script!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, painted art by Gabriele Dell'Otto,

The finale of the limited series event is here! Captain America, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Daredevil, Black Widow, The Fantastic Four, The X-Men‹Everyone Is Here! All this, and secrets are revealed. Don't miss the conclusion to Brian Michael Bendis' story and the paintings by Gabriele Dell'Otto!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Adam Kubert, inked by John Dell.

Stand Alone Issue! The events of House of M are over...or are they? Bruce Banner and A.I.M. Scientist Supreme, Monica Rappaccini, find themselves in league one more time as Scorpion is forced to face the fury of the Hulk in order to bring her diabolical mother to justice.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Karl Kesel and Jay Faerber, penciled by Carmine Di Giandomenico and Carlos Mango, cover by Tony Harris.

Introducing a new kind of hero named Vegas and a corner of the Marvel Universe you've never seen before! Welcome to the new borderland where bad guys don't always wear colorful costumes, but that doesn't make them any less deadly or dangerous. It's a lesson Vegas learns the hard way when a super-powered gang, the Renegades, kills his sister. Now he's out to even the score. Trouble is, Vegas doesn't have any powers himself...or does he? Doesn't matter. As far as Vegas is concerned, life's a gamble and he always plays to win. Parts 1 & 2 (of 2). PLUS: The return of Marvel's most unique cosmic character -- Captain Universe -- in a two-part 8-page bonus story kicking off next month's Captain Universe Event!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5 and Oct. 19.


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

His life on the line as the Extremis dose he's taken rewrites his genetic code, Tony Stark relives his first faltering steps as Iron Man ‹ and when all is said and done, a genuinely new Armored Avenger will emerge!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, pencils and cover by Kevin Maguire.

It's Dormammu's world and we're all just living in it. Ever wonder how Dr. Strange, Namor and the Hulk might have turned out had Dormammu cast their fates?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Jim Muniz.

Secrets revealed! Allies betrayed! Buildings destroyed! It's the final chapter in the story that redefines Hulk's most abominable and deadly foe!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Allan Heinberg, pencils and cover by Jim Cheung.

The Young Avengers begin their official apprenticeship to the New Avengers, but when Captain America discovers the truth about Patriot's secret origin -- and when Asgardian reveals the truth about his own origin -- the team's entire future is called into question. Introducing a new storyline, a new beginning, and a new member of the team, Young Avengers #9 provides a perfect jumping-on point for new readers.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils and cover by Tom Grummett.

Guest-starring the New Avengers. There is a new superhuman team the government can't trust whose roster is made up of questionable choices. Unaccountable. Uncontrollable. Unknown. So the Commission on Superhuman Activities has a ³request² for the New Thunderbolts -- take down the New Avengers! You know what that can only lead to... Songbird vs. Captain America! Photon vs. Sentry! Radioactive Man vs. Iron Man! Speed Demon vs. Spider-Man! Atlas vs. Cage! Joystick vs. Spider-Man! Place your bets, pick your winners, but know that the only sure outcome will be nasty throw-downs and long-term ramifications in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12 and Oct. 26.


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils and cover by Steve Epting.

Part Four of the trail-blazing Winter Soldier arc hits hard! Cap now knows the truth about the Winter Soldier, and it's far worse than he could have imagined. Now, lost in this torment, he faces a long dark night of the soul, while on the other side of the world, General Lukin's plans for the Cosmic Cube finally come to light... But is he using the cube, or is the cube using him? Part 4 (of 6).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Greg Pak, penciled by Greg Tocchini, cover by Sergio Toppi.

Battle lines are being drawn in the New World. Norman Osborne's master plan is nearing completion. Can Peter Parquagh stop him? And witness the showdown between Antonio Stark and David Banner as Lord Iron and the Hulk do battle! Can the colony survive the outcome?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Mike Avon Oeming, pencils and cover by Scott Kolins.

Thor and the Warriors Three take the long way around to the World Tree to begin their journey to recover the first of several mystical items only to find signs of the beginning of the Asgardian world and the end of it! Then, in issue 3: Thor fights Hercules for the entire issue! Drawn by the amazing pen of Scott Kolins and Thor Dissasembled writer Mike Avon Oeming, this is but the beginning of a long journey full of action, fights and classic Marvel Thor.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct.


Written by Brian K. Vaghan, penciled by Adrian Alphona, cover by Jo Chen.

"East Coast/West Coast." Runaways co-creator Adrian Alphona returns for part one of the Runaways' coast-to-coast adventure, guest-starring Cloak and Dagger AND the New Avengers! When Cloak is accused of a crime he didn't commit by the heroes of New York City, the vigilante is forced to turn to the teenage Runaways for help. This issue will take our teens to a place they;ve never been: NYC! Part 1 (of 4).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils and cover by Mike Norton.

In this final chapter, Gravity must fight to save NYU from...himself?! Does Greg Willis have what it takes to become the next great Marvel hero, or is he just another quitter?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Robert Kirkman, penciled by Paco Medina, cover by Scott Kolins.

"Titannus War." The Titannus War comes to an abrupt and violent end. All questions are answered and all plot threads are resolved. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Doctor Strange, Nova, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk and The Hulk discover the secrets of Titannus, the most powerful villain introduced into the Marvel Universe this century. Part 3 (of 3).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils and cover by Mike McKone.

JMS and McKone's galactic first story arc concludes, as the Entity leads Reed Richards on a voyage of discovery ranging back to the dawn of the universe itself! But will any of this give the FF the key to defeating the invading swarm of alien annihilators? Part 6 (of 6).

32 page, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Marv Wolfman, Steve Gerber and Roy Thomas, penciled by Gene Colan, Val Mayerik amd John Romita Sr., cover by Gil Kane.

His name is...Blade! A box-office phenom is born as the half-human, half-immortal vampire-slayer begins his quest to take back the night in Tomb of Dracula #10 (July 1973)! Plus: What evil lurks in the brackish waters of the swamp? See for yourself in Adventure Into Fear #16 (September 1973), the story that inspired The Man-Thing movie! And introducing Satana, from Vampire Tales #2 (October 1973).

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Steve Niles, penciled by Duncan Fegrado, cover by Eric Powell.

Brace yourself for the most original, innovative tale you ever--nah, it's just giant monsters breaking things! It's the Hulk, the Thing, Giant-Man and the Beast vs. a tidal wave of the most terrible monsters of the Marvel Universe! The Collector has inadvertently unleashed classic creatures Droom, Grogg, Goom, Rombuu, Grattu and more on New York City! Can our heroes save the day and have fun doing it? Plus: A classic tale from the past, "We Found the Ninth Wonder of the World" from Tales to Astonish #1, January 1959 by Jack Kirby/Chris Rule

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Eric Powell and Tom Sniegoski, art by Powell and Mark Farmer, cover by Powell.

Two young Celestials get into a debate about who the superior life form is on prehistoric Earth‹the Small Folk or the Killer Folk. But when the ferocity of Devil Dinosaur proves no mach for the savage Killer Folk, a savage from the future is brought back to even the odds. It's the battle you thought you'd never see: Hulk vs. Devil Dino by the Eisner Award Winner of The Goon, Eric Powell. Plus the first appearance of the Hulk-- no lie! ³I Was a Slave of the Living Hulk!² From Journey Into Mystery #62, November 1960 by Jack Kirby/Dick Ayers.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Roger Langridge and Mick Gray, penciled by Langridge, cover by Eric Powell.

Four giant monsters‹incarcerated for years for their crimes against humanity‹now find themselves shrunk to human size and working at the home of the very people who captured them: the Fantastic Four! Meet Googam, Son of Goom (and the Baxter Building's parking lot attendant), Elektro (the robot with a forbidden love), Gorgilla (expert window-washer) and Fin Fang Foom (head chef at a classy Chinese restaurant)! But when Goom's mad plan to rescue his father goes awry, the quartet must put aside their differences and become‹the Fin Fang Four! Join Eisner and Harvey Award nominee Roger Langridge (Fred the Clown, Knuckles the Malevolent Nun) in this wild romp through the Marvel Universe! Plus: Witness the first appearance of Fin Fang Foom in a classic story by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers from Strange Tales #89, October 1961!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Peter David, Jeff Parker and Keith Giffen, penciled by Arnold Pander, Russell Braun and Keith Giffen, cover by Eric Powell.

Take a time machine back to the age of classic monsters in this incredible special featuring three new tales of magnificent creatures, aliens and beasts. Witness the terror of Monstrollo, the horror of Manoo and the fright of Bombu! Plus a classic tale from the Marvel vaults, ³I Was Trapped By Titano² from Tales to Astonish #10, July 1960 by Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Jeff Christiansen, Stuart Vandal, Chris Biggs, Mark O'English, Barry Reese, Michael Hoskin, Eric Moreels and Sean McQuaid, cover by Dick Giordano and Morry Hollowell.

The Official Handbook gives up the ghost! This volume contains in-depth bios on all manner of monster, creatures of every color, and hosts of hunters and hunted ­ from classic (Dracula) to current (Vampire by Night)! Plus: An all-new cover by Stoker's Dracula artist Dick Giordano, digitally painted by Morry Hollowell.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Greg Pak, penciled by Renato Arlem, cover by Jae Lee.

The heart-pounding conclusion of the Rise of the Imperfects story arc. While Wolverine, Daredevil, Storm, Iron Man and the Human Torch try to save Elektra from the evil grasp of Dr. Niles Van Roekel, a new warrior is on the verge of birth.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils and cover by Lou Kang.

"The Paws and the Power!" This is it! The final showdown! Dr. Doom makes his decisive move. But can he be stopped by the combined forces of the craziest team in comics‹Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, Ghost Rider, and Hulk‹all piloting the most powerful robot weapons ever devised!? Ten thousand self-destructing Doombots say he can't be stopped. Find out what Eisner Award nominee Sean McKeever and hot artist Lou Kang have to say about it!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Zeb Wells Pencils and Wraparound Cover by Seth Fisher

Mass panic has struck the streets of Tokyo! The media has initiated round-the-clock coverage. Uncontrollable crowds are choking the streets, and kaiju hysteria has gripped the island of Japan for the first time in 50 years! Because the Fantastic Four, the world's first super-hero big-monster battling squad, and playboy industrialist, Tony Stark, have descended on the Land of the Rising Sun! It's an all-out romp with big monsters a-go-go as Droom, Giganto and Eerok, the giant ape, along with hundreds of manic Œ50s Marvel monsters, trample Tokyo's first-ever Kaiju Museum and Celebration!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Sean McKeever, penciled by Patrick Scherbergerm cover by Tony S. Daniel.

Peter Parker's gotta hustle if he's going to make it across town for his study date with Liz Allen! The good news? When you're secretly Spider-Man, city travel's a breeze. The not-so-good news? When you're in your Spidey costume, guys like Scorpion come outta the woodwork!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct.


Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Carlo Pagulayan, cover by Juan Santacruz.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 12,


Written by Chris Claremont Pencils and Cover by Chris Bachalo

³Season of the Witch² House of M Tie-In! All holy heck is breaking loose in not-so-merry-ol' England as Captain Britain and his rag tag squad of misfits must stop the effects of House of M from causing the entire Multiverse to be completely destroyed! And you thought the cuisine was the most dangerous thing in England! Part 4 (of 4)!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Christina Weir & Nunzio DeFillipis, pencils and cover by Aaron Lopresti.

"House Divided." House of M Tie-In! It's the New X-Mutants vs. Hellions, House of M style! The brawl to end all brawls erupts in Japan as the two schools go toe-to-toe. But when the dust settles, will the victor have enough strength to take on Emperor Sunfire's entire army? Part 4 (of 4)!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Christina Weir and Nunzio DeFilippis, pencils by Georges Jeanty, cover by Aaron Lopresti.

The New Mutants are at their absolute lowest. Will the kids be able to work out their problems and become a team again?! A special issue celebrating the run on New X-Men by writers Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir! Featuring Handbook-style entries on all your favorite New Mutants and Hellions characters!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Tony Bedard, pencils and cover by Paul Pelletier;

World Tour: House of M! House of M Tie-in! The World Tour kicks into high gear! The Exiles battle their toughest foe yet and an Exile might be lost forever. Hold on to your hats, folks, Exile is back and better than ever! Part 3 of 3.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by David Hine, penciled by Lan Medina, cover by Andy Park.

House of M Tie-In! Ismael Ortega is a marked man. He's made the wrong people angry and now they're out for revenge. Meanwhile, his daughter is about to go through the Rite of Mutant Transcendency. His two lives are about to have a tragic collision!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Marc Sumerak Pencils and Cover by Gurihiru

Power Pack returns... and this time they've brought some very special friends! Marvel's merry mutants team up with our super-powered siblings for more fun-filled all-ages adventures! In this issue: It's Halloween, and the Power kids are about to get the scare of their lives as candy is replaced with claws! Even with the X-Man called Wolverine on their side, will Power Pack be able to defeat a savage foe in time for trick-or-treating? "Costumes on," kids!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Christopher Yost and David Hand, pneciled by Billy Dallas Patton and David Aja, cover by Mike Deodator Jr.

Soon after her mother's death, Rachel Summers was forced to sit idly by as her father, Scott Summers, courted and dated Emma Frost ­ a longtime X-Men nemesis and her mother's rival. Now, on the brink of exploding, Rachel turns to the only one she can to discuss such a brutal turn of events ­ her father's brother ­ the mutant named Havok. In the second story, a teenage Bobby Drake uses the Danger Room to hone his skills at...getting girls? A true X-Men tale for the ages, not to be missed!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by Frank Tieri, penciled by Andy Smith, cover by Bart Sears.

All hail the return of Lord Magnus! Magneto returns and not a moment too soon, as Mutantkind is ready to sacrifice anything to save itself. It's the future, Weapon X style, and you know what that means...violence, death, and Frank Tieri!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by David Hine, penciled by Jorge Lucas, cover by Chris Bachalo.

Colossus' journey into his past continues as he travels to the countryside of Russia. But how will Colossus react to one of the darkest secrets of his family's history?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


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

"Bosom Buddies." Power Man & Iron Fist vs. Cable & Deadpool! Totally `Nuff Said! (We know Power Man is known as Cage now, but it sounds better to say it the old way when you have the ampersand in there!) Plus, the BAD Girls mess up the thief who stole the Dominus Objective computer drive! And what the heck is the Dominus Objective anyway? Part 2 (of 4).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 12.

X-MEN #176

Written by Peter Milligan, pencils and cover by Salvador Larroca.

"Wild Kingdom." The X-Men's team-up with Black Panther continues! With the X-Men captured, Storm and Black Panther are going to have to put their differences aside and work together before all of Africa is overrun with mutated monstrosities! Part 3 (of 4)!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, pencils and cover by Darick Robertson.

"The Winding Way. The startling journey into Nightcrawler's origin continues! While Christine's life hangs in the balance, Kurt must endure one final trial: A battle royal against an enraged Wolverine that echoes the death of Kurt's brother, Stephen! Part 5 (of 5)!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Akira Yoshida, art and cover by Paul Smith.

Kitty's showdown with the villain that has been making her trip to Japan as miserable as possible, happens here! Can she survive and be back in time for Astonishing X-Men?

32 pages, $2.99 in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Garth Ennis, penciled by Leo Farnandez, cover by Tim Bradstreet.

"The Slayers." Something horrible happened to Viorica in the hills of her home country, Moldavia, and Frank Castle is determined that the men responsible will pay for it. Unfortunately for him, those men have connections in high places and the Punisher's got bigger problems than revenge to deal with: an NYPD vigilante task force unlike anything he's ever seen. Part 2 (of 6).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, penciled by Dan Jurgens, cover by Mike Deodato.

"Hunting the Alien." Now that the world knows his dark secret, Hyperion suddenly finds himself both alone and hunted. Four new super-powered individuals -- each based on a character from the original Squadron Supreme -- are after his hide, and they've got the will and means to take him down!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 19.


Written by Daniel Way, art and cover by Steve Dillon.

"Put on a Happy Face." The slaughter of Chicago's men, women and children continues as Nighthawk's greatest foe enjoys his reign of terror. To catch the madman, Nighthawk must travel into the darkest bowels of the city...and into the darkest parts of himself.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 5.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils and cover by Colleen Doran.

The destinies of most people are defined early on. Then there are the others -- the lost. Those whose numbers aren't in yet, who could go toward the light or toward the darkness -- indeed, who could be tipped one direction or another. And everything starts with the book. That's what Jonathan is about to discover. When he took a suicide plunge off the London Bridge more than a century ago, the last place he expected to land was on his feet, in the present, standing at the entrance to a tunnel into a world of mysteries beyond his wildest imagination. A world of powers and principalities and, above all, rules that he'd best learn quickly. Or he'll have to deal with the Dark Man. And what the Dark Man can't turn, he devours.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 26.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Michael Avon Oeming.

"Cosmic." A dead Cosmic Avenger shows the world that there are forces at work that no mere mortal cop could possibly understand, but it doesn't matter either way because Internal Affairs has set their sights on Deena Pilgrim. Part 3.

32 pages, $2.95, in stores on Oct. 12.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Michael Avon Oeming.

You asked for it, and now here it is: The first-ever Powers hardcover! But not only is it a's a hardcover collection of the entire first year of Powers in chronological order! The first three epic Powers stories, issues #1-11, are presented in order of publication for the very first time -- remastered, redesigned and reformatted! Plus all the Powers bonus features you've come to know and love: sketchwork, scripts, interviews, galleries, original designs and a Powers collection first -- a Best of the Letter Column, Year One! This is where the story begins! A must-have for your comic library!

488 pages, $29.99, in stores on Oct. 26.

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