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MARVEL MASTERWORKS

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA TALES OF SUSPENSE VOL 1

Written by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and varous, art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, Joe Sinnott, Al Williamson, Bill Everett, John Buscema, Russ Heath and more.

What's Halloween without a little scare? Well, how about a big scare?! A big scare in the form of monsters galore, and another awesome Atlas Era addition to the Marvel Masterworks! In 1958 Atlas Comics Editor-in-Chief Stan Lee was joined by two titanic talents: Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Together this trio of storytellers launched Tales of Suspense and its sister title, Tales to Astonish, and along with them the beginnings of a creative revival that would change comics forever. With startling twist-enders featuring Martians, killer robots, and massive monsters like Diablo, Cyclops and Monstro they, hand in hand with a growing group of artists including Don Heck, Joe Sinnott and John Buscema, began to burn up the racks with a style and creativity that comics hadn't seen in years.

With artwork by an absolute who's who of comic-book talents, this volume is an absolute must-have for fans with a desire to dig into the foundation would be built into the Marvel Age of Comics! So strap on your tin-foil hat, grab your ray gun, and get ready to dive into one of the most amazing eras of comics history!

Featuring an introduction by noted Atlas Era historian, Dr. Michael J. Vassallo. Collecting Tales of Supsense #1-10.

272 pages, $49.99 (Variant Edition, $54.99).

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 8

Written by Stan Lee, penciled by John Romita, Jim Mooney and Joh Buscema, cover by Romita.

It's time for another round of webslinging wonderment by two of the men who put the "master" in Masterworks, Stan "The Man" Lee and "Jazzy" John Romita. They'll be coming at you in this arachnid eighth volume with a storyline as epic as they come: The Saga of the Stone Tablet!

All the swingin' calamity and social consciousness kicks off with the Kingpin's quest to decipher an ancient clay tablet whose secrets promise great power. Poor ol' Spidey gets into the mix and after saving the day finds himself branded Public Enemy No. 1 ('natch). With the Kingpin on one side and J. Jonah Jameson turning up the heat in the Daily Bugle, things go from bad to horrible with the introduction of Man-Mountain Marko and Maggia bossman, Silvermane. It's a Peter Parker pressure cooker only gets that only gets turned up from there!

Also featuring battles with Quicksilver, the Shocker, and the Lizard along with an extra-special bonus, the 1968 Stan Lee/Ross Andru Spidey yarn from Marvel Super-Heroes #14.

Collecting The Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 1) #68-77 and Marvel Super-Heroes #14.

240 pages, $49.99 (Variant Edition, $54.99).

PREMIERE HARDCOVERS

WOLVERINE: ORIGIN PREMIERE HC

Written by Paul Jenkins, Joe Quesada and Bill Jemas, art by Andy Kubert, cover by Quesada.

Collecting the best-selling -- and controversial -- romantic period piece that defied industry expectations and pulled back the curtain on Wolverine's mysterious past! At long last, all is revealed about the incredible forces that molded the world's most perfect killing machine with a heart as big as the great outdoors. Collects Wolverine: Origin #1-6. Plus extras!

160 pages, $19.99/Parental Advisory ...$19.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS VOL. 1 - BORN IN BLOOD PREMIERE HC

Written by Daniel Way, penciled by Steve Dillon, cover by Joe Quesada.

Picking up where House of M and Wolverine: Origins and Endings left off! Armed with the one thing that could kill him, as well as key clues to his very existence, Logan embarks on the first leg of a long and bloody quest for vengeance against those who once enslaved him. No longer feeling the need to play it quiet, Logan's first strike elicits a Condition Critical response from the U.S. government. With no other choice, they drop their bomb and you won't believe who it is! When Logan hits D.C., someone's going to be waiting for him. Collects Wolverine: Origins #1-5.

128 pages, $19.99.

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN: FERAL PREMIERE HC

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, penciled by Angel Medina and Clayton Crain, wraparound cover by Medina.

Join new creative team Angel Medina and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as they take everyone's favorite wall-crawler on a blood-curdling journey into the heart of darkness. Strange changes are coming over Spidey's animalistic foes -- including Dr. Curt Connors, John Jameson and Felicia Hardy -- awakening the beast that dwells within them all. Sure, Spidey's beaten the Lizard, Man-Wolf and the Black Cat before, but they've never been more vicious than they are now! Collects Sensational Spider-Man #23-27.

120 pages, $19.99.

YOUNG AVENGERS VOL. 2: FAMILY MATTERS PREMIERE HC

Written by Allan Heinberg, penciled by Andrea DI Vito and Jim Cheung, cover by Cheung.

The newly reconfigured Young Avengers prepare to make their public debut -- but first they have to face a threat more powerful than Kang the Conqueror, more dangerous than Mr. Hyde and more cunning than the Masters of Evil: their parents. For these brand-new super heroes, fighting super-villains is child's play compared to maintaining their alter egos! Plus: The Young Avengers meet a familiar-looking teenage superhuman who just may be the key to their uncovering the truth about Wiccan's parentage and secret origin. Meanwhile, Hulkling's quest to discover the exact nature of his tie to the Avengers is interrupted when the Young Avengers finds themselves at war with one of the oldest and most powerful alien races in the Marvel Universe. The search for the truth yields more reversals and revelations than the team can handle! And finally, discover the secret history of the Young Avengers when Jessica Jones and Kat Farrell investigate the kids' origins for a special issue of The Pulse. Who were they and what were their lives like before they met Iron Lad? And what is the future of the team without him? Collects Young Avengers #7-12 and the Young Avenges Special.

184 pages, $22.99.

HARDCOVERS

WOLVERINE: ENEMY OF THE STATE -- THE COMPLETE EDITION HC

Written by Mark Millar, penciled by John Romita Jr. and Kaare Andrews, cover by Romita.

Collecting the entire best-selling, blockbuster storyline in one deluxe hardcover! The world's deadliest living weapon just fell into the wrong hands. It's Wolverine vs. the Marvel Universe as Logan shreds his way through the X-Men, Fantastic Four, S.H.I.E.L.D., and more! How did Wolverine end up fighting to destroy everything he holds dear? Plus: Wolverine may be back in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody, but at what cost? As the X-Men mourn their fallen teammate 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? Collects Wolverine #20-32.

352 pages, $34.99.

DAREDEVIL: FATHER HC

Written, art and cover by Joe Quesada.

For the first time writing and illustrating DD, Quesada crafts a mystery set during the deadliest heat wave in NYC history. A serial killer is on the loose, pushing a city already past its breaking point over the edge, and Daredevil must battle the heat and fear to keep a crumbling Hell's Kitchen together... by any means necessary! Collects Daredevil: Father #1-6. Plus: Never before seen extras!

200 pages, $24.99.

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 7 HC

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

This deluxe hardcover collects Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 13: Hobgobline and Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 14: Warriors, plus extras. In Hobgoblin, it's the terrifying debut of the Ultimate Hobgoblin as Harry Osborn returns to Midtown High harboring a dark secret that will affect the lives of all those around him -- especially his best friend, Peter Parker. And where does Harry's father -- Norman Osborn, a.k.a. the Green Goblin -- fit into all this? And in Warriors, the Gang War to end all Gang Wars begins! The Kingpin is in retreat, and that kind of a power vacuum won't last long. It's about to be filled by a figure of unabashed dread in the underworld: Hammerhead! Plus: the Ultimate debuts of several Marvel characters, including Moon Knight! And Spidey thinks he's had trouble before... but nothing has ever made him declare, "Peter Parker no more!" Collects Ultimate Spider-Man #72-85.

344 pages, $29.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 HC

Written by Kitty Fross, Erica David and Sean McKeever, penciled by Patrick Scherberger, cover by Tony Salvador Daniel.

This deluxe hardcover collects Marvel Adventures Spider-Man Vol. 1: The Sinister Six and Marvel Adventures Spider-Man Vol. 2: Power Struggle. What separates the super-villains from just plain old villains? When they escape from prison, regular villains might lay low for a while and enjoy the sweetness of freedom. But not a super-villain like Doctor Octopus -- the minute he's free, he's gathering up the most dangerous crew ever assembled: the Vulture, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, Sandman and Mysterio! And they've all got one thing on their minds: bringing down Spider-Man once and for all! Also, catch the story that started it all: the origin and Spider-Man! Plus: the return of the Human Torch, the villainy of the Scorpion and more! Collects Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #1-8.

192 pages, $19.99.

DIGESTS

MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS VOL. 1: HEROES ASSEMBLED DIGEST

Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Manuel Garcia, cover by Aaron Lopresti.

When global threats surface, they have to contend with the combined might of: Captain America! Storm! Iron Man! The Hulk! Giant-Girl! Wolverine! Spider-Man! Still, powers higher-up think their new computerized defenses will be even more reliable than our heroes. (Just wish they hadn't named the system ULTRON...!) Collects Marvel Adventures The Avengers #1-4.

96 pages, $6.99.

RUNAWAYS VOL. 6: PARENTAL GUIDANCE DIGEST

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, penciled by Adrian Alphona, cover by Marcos Martin.

When the youngest member of the Runaways is separated from her teammates, Molly Hayes must survive a night alone on the mean streets of Los Angeles! The eleven-year-old mutant girl soon hooks up with a new group of runaways, but is their mysterious leader a hero or a villain? Collects Runaways #13-18.

144 pages, $7.99.

GRAPHIC NOVELS

SPIDER-MAN: THE OTHER TPB

Written by Peter David, Reginald Hudlin and J. Michael Straczynski, penciled by Pat Lee, Mike Wieringo and Mike Deodato, cover by Wieringo.

This deluxe hardcover collects the startling super story that turned the wall-crawler's world upside down, uniting the creative talents behind all three Spider-Man titles! Haunted by unsettling dreams. Disturbed by a growing sense of dread. Convinced that people are out to get him. Spidey faces his biggest threat yet a foe so insidious that he can't hope to handle it alone. With friends like Reed Richards, Stephen Strange and Hank Pym, he won't have to. But can even the world's greatest minds change the course of fate? And if they could, would they dare? Having finally accepted his fate, Peter Parker decides to put the red and blue tights in the closet and spend some quality time with Aunt May and MJ. But Morlun's got other plans and this time, there's no Ezekiel to help the web-slinger. Sit down for this one, True Believer you've never seen a fight quite like this, as Peter faces the one foe he's never defeated! Beaten to the edge of death, hovering in a place short of heaven or hell, Spidey is about to embark on a journey unlike anything he's ever experienced. If he's going to have any hope to thwart Morlun's obscene mission, then he's got two choices: Evolve or die...! Collects Amazing Spider-Man #525-528, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1-4 & Marvel Knights Spider-Man #19-22.

288 pages, $24.99.

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 6: FRIGHTFUL TPB

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

A guilt-ridden Reed Richards attempts to undo his greatest failure by using time travel to fix the snag that caused the teleportation accident that resulted in Ben Grimm becoming the Thing. If it works, Ben will be Ben and the Thing will never have existed. And neither will the FF. Be careful what you wish for! Plus: the awesome return of Dr. Doom! The zombiefied FF escape from their Baxter Building prison! The deadly debut of the Frightful Four! Johnny Storm finds out he has only 28 days to live! And that's all just for starters! Collects Ultimate Fantastic Four #27-32.

144, $14.99.

ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL. 14: PHOENIX? TPB

Written by Robert Kirkman, penciled by Tom Raney and Ben Oliver, cover by Raney.

After the events of Magnetic North and their recent encounter with the master of magnetism, our heroes kick back for a night on the town with their significant others. Meanwhile, Wolverine must face a dreaded foe from the past who comes back to haunt him with unbearable secrets that have been buried for years. Plus: The mysterious mutant called Magician is plunged into the world of the X-Men, adjusting quickly and making new friends fast. But there is something deeply sinister about the newcomer. Something only young Kitty Pryde notices. Let's hope she hasn't noticed too late. Meanwhile, is Jean Grey really the cosmic entity called Phoenix? And if so...what can be done about it...? Collects Ultimate X-Men #66-71.

144 pages, $14.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER VOL. 2 TPB

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

The questions plaguing Captain America's dreams and memories have been answered in the most brutal way possible. And in the wake of this brutality, General Lukin makes his first all-out assault tearing open old wounds and threatening to make new scars that will never heal! Collects Captain America #8-9 and #11-14.

136 pages, $14.99.

DAREDEVIL: THE DEVIL, INSIDE AND OUT VOL. 1 TPB

Written by Ed Brubaker, penciled by Michael Lark, cover by David Finch.

The new creative team of Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark make their explosive debut in a storyline that Daredevil fans will not be able to put down! For the past few years, Matt Murdock's life has been teetering on the edge of destruction. Now, pushed beyond the limit, Matt finds himself behind the eight ball with no clear way out, the people he calls friends slowly deserting him, and Hell's Kitchen gradually slipping out of control. The question is, when his back is against the wall, just how far will Daredevil go to get back what is his? Collects Daredevil #82-87.

144 pages, $14.99.

PULSE VOL. 3: FEAR TPB

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Michael Gaydos and Olivier Coipel, cover by Mike Mayhew.

Fans of Jessica Jones have waited two years for two things: the return of award-winning artist Michael Gaydos to the pages of the book he was born to draw, and the birth of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage's baby. And guess what? They're both here! Plus: wedding of Luke and Jessica! Guest-starring the Fantastic Four, Carol Danvers and the New Avengers. Collects Pulse #11-14 and New Avengers Annual #1.

144 pages, $14.99.

EXILES VOL. 13: WORLD TOUR BOOK 2 TPB

Written by Tony Bedard, penciled by James Calafiore, Paul Pelletier and Casey Jones, cover by Calafiore.

The Exiles are gonna party like it's 2099! The World Tour continues, and the Exiles just might happen to pick up another teammate! Our money's on Hulk! Or Skullfire! Plus: What's that? You thought the Exiles World Tour was going to slow down? What are you, an insane person!? It's off to the Squadron Supreme universe, the Incredible Hulk's Future Imperfect and the world of Heroes Reborn for some major butt-kicking! And finally, the team says good-bye to those that have fallen in the past and must make some very difficult choices about the future. Collects Exiles #75-83.

216 pages, $23.99.

LAST PLANET STANDING TPB

Written by Tom DeFalco, pencils and cover by Pat Olliffe.

At last! The long awaited sequel to last year's surprise hit, the sold-out Last Hero Standing, which Ray Tate of Silver Bullet Comics called "a comic book mini-series that's worth buying!" For centuries beyond reckoning, Galactus has consumed entire worlds to satiate his never-ending quest for sustenance, but now he has a new plan one that may threaten the very existence of the entire Universe! Featuring Thor, the Warriors Three, the Avengers, Spider-Girl, the Fantastic Five and the Shi'ar Imperial Guard! Collects Last Planet Standing #1-5.

120 pages, $13.99.

ARES: GOD OF WAR TPB

Written by Michael Avon Oeming, pencils and cover by Travel Foreman.

For thousands of years, Ares, the God of War, has been the most violent and ruthlessly efficient killer in Zeus's stable. The Nuclear Option to be sent in when you absolutely, positively, need to kill everything in sight. Now, Ares who has invaded Olympus, attempted to take over Earth, stood at the walls of Troy, and fought toe to toe with and against Earth's greatest heroes has turned his back on Olympus and centuries of brutal warfare to begin life anew on Earth with one goal: to raise his child. But what happens when Olympus, under siege and in danger of falling, calls on its most violent son to come to its rescue? And what happens if Ares refuses? Will Zeus destroy his son...and his grandson...to save his city? This story brings together heroes new and old, uniting Hercules and the Greek Pantheon with the Marvel Universe. Ares is the God of War, so we promise this is like no heroic book Marvel has done before. Heads will fly and blood will flow between Ares and anyone who stands in the way of his son. Collects Ares #1-5.

120 pages, $13.99.

BLACK PANTHER: THE BRIDE TPB

Written by Reginald Hudlin, penciled by Scot Eaton, cover by Frank Cho.

The wedding of the century! Every King needs a Queen -- and that's exactly what the Black Panther is searching for! The King of Wakanda embarks on an epic quest to find a wife -- the outcome of which will send reverberations throughout the whole Marvel Universe. You don't want to miss out on history in the making, as T'Challa puts his cards on the table. His heart -- and a seat on the Wakandan throne -- is Storm's, if she'll just accept his hand in marriage. Question is, does she want it? With a Super Hero Civil War ready to explode in the United States and snakes in his own court preparing to make their moves, the road to the altar could not be more complicated. Collects Black Panther #14-18.

136 pages, $14.99.

HEROES REBORN: FANTASTIC FOUR TPB

Written by Brandon Choi and Jim Lee, penciled by Jim Lee, Brett Booth and Ron Lim, cover by Lee.

The Fantastic Four are Reborn, but it could be a short and unwonderful life as menaces emerge from the earth, the sea and Latveria! But even the Mole Man, Namor and Doom himself pale before the threat of Galactus and his Heralds (one finally just wasn't enough)! Featuring the Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. and more! Guest-starring Wolverine and Franklin Richards, Son of a Genius! Collects Fantastic Four (Vol. 2) #1-12.

336 pages $29.99.

ESSENTIAL X-MEN VOL. 1 TPB (NEW PRINTING)

Written by Chris Claremont and Len Wein, penciled by Dave Cockrum and John Byrne, cover by Gil Kane.

Relive the second generation of X-Men, fighting villains like the Juggernaut and Magneto, and discover the human within the hero and the truth behind the legend! Collects Giant-Size X-Men #1 and X-Men #94-119.

520 pages, black and white, $16.99.

DR. STRANGE VS. DRACULA: THE MONTESI FORMULA TPB

Written by Marv Wolfman, Steve Englehart and Roger Stern, art by Gene Colan, Dan Green and Steve Leialoha, cover by Colan.

It's the Sorcerer Supreme against the Emperor of the Undead! Dracula wants Earth to fall under the spell of the Darkhold, but Doctor Strange has joined Blade and the Nightstalkers in a quest to vanquish all vampires! See the origins of vampirism itself unveiled! Guest-starring the Scarlet Witch and Nextwave's Monica! Collects Tomb of Dracula #44, and Dr. Strange #14 and #58-62.

128 pages, $19.99.

ESSENTIAL MARVEL HORROR VOL. 1 TPB

Written by Gary Friedrich, Steve Gerber, Mike Friedrich, Chris Claremont, John Warner, Bill Mantlo, Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas and Tony Isabella, penciled by Tom Sutton, Herb Trimpe, Jim Mooney, Gene Colan, Sal Buscema, Bob McLeod, Jim Starlin, Sonny Trinidad, Craig Russell, Ed Hannigan, Russ Heath, Mike Vosburg, Esteban Maroto, Pablo Marcos, Enirque Romero and George Evans, cover by Gil Kane.

What's it like to be the son and the daughter of the Father of Lies? Find out as Daimon Hellstrom and his sister, Satana, face the worst of two worlds! Can they save their souls along with the world? Featuring Exorcists, Cyclists, Nihilists and Ice Demons! Secrets of Ancient Atlantis revealed! Guest-starring Spider-Man, the Thing and the Human Torch! Collects Ghost Rider #1-2, Marvel Spotlight #12-24, Son of Satan #1-8, Marvel Two-in-One #14, Marvel Team-Up #32 and #80-81, Vampire Tales #2-3, Haunt of Horror #24-25 and Marvel Premeire #27.

608 pages, black and white, $16.99.






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