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Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Pasqual Ferry.

"God War," part 5 of 6. The fledgling F.F. have sought refuge on the slave world Pyx, pursued by Ronan the Public Accuser. And when it seems it can't get worse, Ben Grimm, The Thing, is taken over -- mind and body -- by the ultimate evil...Thanos of Acheron! And what of the young members of Seed Nineteen? Will they meet their final fate?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Greg Land.

A battle beyond all expectations! It's the alien invaders -- the Squadron Supreme -- versus the combined might of The Ultimates, Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four and Ultimate Spidey...for the fate of the world! What more could you ask?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


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

"Clone Saga," part 6 of 7. The record is broken for the longest continual run by a creative team in Marvel history! And in this landmark issue learn the terrifying secret of who is behind the worst thing to ever happen to a beleaguered Peter Parker. The revelations just don't stop coming.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils and cover by Ben Oliver.

"Cable," part 3 of 4. Scores will be settled and lives hang in the balance. The X-Men versus Ultimate Cable in the brawl of the century -- any century! Plus: more secrets revealed about this strange mystery man from the future. Don't believe you really know what he's all about. You don't.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Brandon Peterson.

Picking up directly from the events in the smash hit limited series Ultimate Extinction! The Earth was saved from the Ultimate threat -- Gah Lak Tus. But scientist George Tarleton has captured a piece of that awesome entity and plans to reactivate it for his own evil purposes. The only hope for mankind against this mad scheme -- the strange alien being called The Vision!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


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

"Grand Theft America." The concluding chapter of the Millar/Hitch tenure on Ultimates has finally arrived! All the running plot lines come to their cataclysmic end in these pages as the Team Supreme puts everything they've got into a grand finale that will take its place alongside the finest comics of the past decade. Alliances are made and relationships are severed in a tale.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 20.



Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Scot Eaton.

Watch out, you latté-sipping, bookmark-bending, literary snob! Spider-Man and the Vulture are bringing a whole new meaning to the term "Battle of the Books" as they duke it out in a bookstore! And stuck right in the middle, dodging hardcovers, is poor Deborah Whitman, author of a memoir detailing her tumultuous relationship with Peter Parker. Whoever invented that old saying about words not hurting as much as sticks and stones obviously hasn't lived a day in the webslinger's boots!

32 pages, $2.99. in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, pencils by Sean Chen, cover by Clayton Crain.

"Wounds." She wiped his nose when he was a little boy and cleaned his cuts and scrapes whenever he got hurt... In the hour of their greatest tragedy, the death of Ben Parker, she was his rock, and he was hers... She is May Parker, aunt of Peter Parker, the Sensational Spider-man... After her nephew suffers a terrible beating at the hands of one of his most brutal foes, it's up to her to take care of him... But with the whole world seemingly against them, how long can she bear to see someone she loves in so much pain and anguish? The second of three issues exploring women in Peter Parker's life post-unmasking!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


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

As the Hobgoblin tries to claim the lethal legacy of Wilson Fisk, the former Kingpin of crime, Spider-Girl is chilled to the bone by the new menace called Bitter Frost.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils by Takeshi Miyazawa and Rick Mays and a cover by Miyazawa.

Gwen Stacy has a problem, and its name is Peter Parker. What's with all his sudden disappearances and lame excuses? Too bad the only person she can go to for help is harboring secret feelings for Peter...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Marc Sumerak, pencils and cover by Gurihuru.

Featuring the Amazing Spider-KID? Power Pack has a brand-new member... and he's not too happy about his current situation! Will the Power kids be able to help Spidey find a way to get himself back to normal before all heck breaks loose? Or will Jack's desire to get Power Pack some more attention on the super hero scene get them all trapped in a very tangled web?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written, art and covers by Kaare Andrews.

A searing vision of Spider-Man's future. They finally did it. Kicked them to the curb. The "capes and tights" crowd -- there's no place for them in the Big Apple anymore. Peter Parker? He can't even remember what it was like to don the red and blue and swing through the night sky. Doesn't want to, anyway. After all, there's nothing left to fight for, is there? That is until an old "friend" appears on Peter's doorstep, bearing a package and a message -- and everything changes. If it's not Peter's responsibility, then whose is it?

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 6.

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Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Leonard Kirk, cover by Tomm Coker.

Revelations show one of the team to be a double agent, and another something more horrific than their enemies. The Atomic Age alliance crumbles as the team has its own Civil War. The time to test the leadership of Jimmy Woo is here.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils and cover by Phil Hester.

Downtime! While grieving for the loss of friends and colleagues after a massive attack on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, ANT-MAN returns home to the small town he grew up in--where he gets into some small-time trouble with some small time crooks. Luckily, Ant-Man is just the right size for such an adversary. Also featuring some absolutely rotten things done by our titular hero--that's where the "irredeemable" part comes in!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by John Rhett Thomas.

Featuring Ultra-Girl, Umar, Union Jack, Urthona, Vegas, Vulcan, Warhawk, Warlock, Adam Warlock, Warpath, Wiccan, Wild Thing, Alex Wilder, Winter Soldier, Pete Wisdom, Witchfire, Wizard, Jimmy Woo, X-Babies, Yandroth, Young Allies, Zodiac and more!

64 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Keith Giffen, penciled by Andrea Di Vito, cover by Gabriel Dell'Otto.

With the war lost, Ronan and the very, very angry Super-Skrull kill their way to the heart of the Kree Empire.

32 page, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Joe Casey, penciled by Will Rosado, cover by Dave Johnson.

The newest untold tale of Marvel's greatest super hero team continues! When Nick Fury sends them on a secret mission in the Philippines, it becomes the ultimate showdown between the Avengers and an uncontrollable army of Super-Adaptoids! And for Hank Pym, Goliath -- with his tenuous control over the team's newest members -- things may be going from bad to worse!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 6 and Dec. 20.


Written by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Ron Lim, covers by Mike Wieringo.

As the daughter of Thor joins the hunt for Kevin Masterson, Ultron returns, Ulik the Unconquerable reveals his plans to banish humankind from Earth and a mysterious new foe drains the Avengers of all their super-powers.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13 and Dec. 27.


Written by Reginald Hudlin, pencils by TBA, cover by Gary Frank.

"Foregin Affairs," part 1 of 3. Alarmed by the Civil War that's rocking the U.S., T'Challa and Storm decide to get off the sidelines and get involved. Whose side are they on?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Dwayne McDuffie, pencils and cover by Scott Kolins.

The Conclusion! In the aftermath of last issue's shocking events, the winner of the game claims a reward from the cosmic entity behind it all, starting a tragic chain of events that will forever alter the Marvel Universe. The Watcher will be there, will you?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Marc Guggenheim, penciled by Howard Chaykin, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Manhattan, not a creature was stirring 'cause Blade had all stabbed Œem! There's one vampire Blade's been dying to get his sword on: Santa Claus! And this is the year he's vowed to do it. Plus: A story from Blade's past.

32 page, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by J. Michael Strazynski, pencils and cover by Tommy Lee Edwards.

With military policeman Ben Parker killed during the assassination of Dr. Abraham Erskine (the developer of the Super Soldier serum), Peter Parker has become a disenchanted teen, angry at the world. After he wanders in front of the path of a gamma bomb test, how dangerous does the combination of a lonely, angry boy and the lethal power of a rampaging Hulk-ish monster become? Steve Rogers, the WWII hero known as Iron Man, is about to find out.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Frank Tieri, pencils by Staz Johnson, cover by Sean Scoffield.

Wilson Fisk, the incarcerated ex-Kingpin of Crime, has a deal to propose to Iron Man: he'll use his underworld connections to help track down Captain America and his anti-Registration underground in exchange for consideration on his sentence. But can the Kingpin be trusted, or is he playing a deeper game? And how are the criminals of the Marvel Universe being forced to change the way they do business as a result of Civil War?

48 page, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Ed Brubaker, penciled by Michael Lark, cover by Lee Bermejo.

Matt Murdock finally comes face-to-face with the person who's been manipulating his life since he was thrown in jail, and you'll be stunned by the revelation! Brubaker and Lark's second arc rounds the corner toward the finish line!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Brian Vaughan, pencils and cover by Marcos Martin.

As he searches every dimension of the Marvel Universe for a cure to save the life of his dying friend, Doctor Strange finally learns the shocking true identity of the shadowy villain who holds Wong's life in his hands.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written, pencils and cover by Alan Davis.

As Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm meet on Mars to compare notes, in the deepest portions of the ocean's depths Sue Richards makes a discovery that could change the future of their fractured family.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Daniel Way, pencils and cover by Richrad Corben.

"Hell to Pay," part 1 of 2. How did Johnny Blaze end up in Hell, anyway? It's simple, really: He died. And when he died, his eternal soul--long promised to Hell in exchange for "saving" Crash Simpson--descended into the Pit, taking the Ghost Rider along with it. This is the story of how and why it all happened. Daniel Way is joined by horror comic legend Richard Corben for a special 2-part story.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by John Rhett Thomas.

You keep that motor revved up and those tires burning, your blazing bike racing hot into the night. You're Ghost Rider, and there's no holding you back ­ because the devil has always got you on the run! Marvel Spotlight brings fans of the demon with the flaming skull this special issue that covers Ghost Rider from all sides! Marvel talks with the creative teams of the new Ghost Riderongoing series (Daniel Way, Mark Texeira and Javier Saltares) and the mini-series Spirits of Vengeance (Garth Ennis and Clayton Crain). They've each staked a claim on a little piece of Ghost Rider's soul, and we'll be there for the full scoop! Marvel will also have an in-depth look at Ghost Rider from throughout Marvel history, taking a hard look at the early days of Johnny Blaze through the Danny Ketch years of the nineties. And since Ghost Rider will hit the big screen in February, look for coverage of the feature film -- including interviews with the cast and crew.

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Francis Portela and Tom Palmer, cover by William Tucci and Mark Sparacio.

The thrilling conclusion to the Skrull organ story line pits the Heroes for Hire against Ricadonna's cadre of villains and an army of the Corporation's android assassins. Meanwhile, the recently fired Tarantula sets out to take revenge for the murder of her father by killing Ricadonna. Unfortunately for everyone involved, Ricadonna has undergone a physical transformation from crime lord to super-powered freak show!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Greg Pak, penciled by Carlo Pagulayan and Gary Frank, cover by Ladronn, variant cover by Michael Turner.

"Planet Hulk: Allegiance," part 2. Accompanied by Caiera the Oldstrong and Hiroim the Shamed, the Hulk heads into the hold of the Shadow Elders to learn if he truly is the legendary savior known as the Sakaarson -- or just another angry monster. Also -- secrets revealed about the Great Portal! The final showdown with the Spikes! Elloe makes a shocking decision! And the Hulk smashes and smashes and smashes some more! Featuring pencils by the brilliant Carlo Pagulayan as well as a slew of pages by a surprise guest artist!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Ed Brubaker and Matt Fraction, pencils and cover by David Aja.

What has the Rand Corporation done to awaken the wrath of Hydra? Iron Fist kicks his way toward the truth as another piece of the puzzle comes crashing into his life -- a living legend long- thought dead! Don't miss the second action-packed issue of Marvel's hottest new kung fu series!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Christos Gage, pencils by Jeremy Haun, cover by Jim Cheung.

In the midst of Civil War, Captain America and Iron Man meet secretly, one last time, to see if there's any hope of working things out before further tragedy occurs. An oversized special reveals how these two men, once the closest of friends and staunchest of allies, could end up leading opposing armies in the conflict tearing apart the Marvel Universe!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Peter David, art by Pascal Alixe, cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto.

At the end of the world is a man, Namor, King of Atlantis! But Atlantis is not under the sea in 1602. With both Doom and the Four from the Fantastick at his doorstep, what will King Namor do?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Mike Carey, Roger Langridge, Scott Gray and Shaenon Garrity, penciled by Mike Perkins, Langridge and Ron Lim, cover by Frazer irving.

Join us in this year's follow-up to last year's Holiday Special! Thrill to the return of the Fin Fang Four! Enjoy the holidays with Thing and Annihilus! And much, much more!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Brian Reed, pencils and cover by Mike Wieringo.

Carol Danvers must face herself and the terrible things she has done. Special guest X-Men Rogue and Beast appear, Carol finds a new romantic interest, and Ms. Marvel's life begins a frightening new chapter... all in one issue! A very dark moment in the life of Ms. Marvel.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Charlie Huston, art and cover by David Finch.

"Midnight Sun Part Two: The Dead Don't Stay Dead." Casualties of War tie-in. Only three months back on the job, and they're crawling out of the woodwork. The gangsters and hoods with old axes to grind -- them you expected, but not this guy: Someone who knows you, someone who wants your undivided attention and is willing to do anything to get it. And certainly not the fugitive Captain America, who shows up at your doorstep, wanting a word. Maybe he thinks he can harness all your excess energy into something useful...something that can aid him in his grudge match with Tony Stark in the Civil War tearing through the Marvel U? Maybe this war is worth winning at any cost? And you get to thinking...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis and Brian Reed, art and cover by Jim Cheung.

The Illuminati is a secret organization comprised of several of the world's most powerful heroes: Sorcerer Supreme Doctor Strange, Black Bolt, King of the Inhumans, Charles Xavier, founder of the X-Men and mutant rights activist, Reed Richards, founding member of the Fantastic Four, Namor the Sub-Mariner, King of Atlantis and Iron Man (Anthony Stark), founding member of the Avengers. These six men have worked together to mold and shape the status of the superhuman world and the world around it.

How and what they have done together has remained a mystery...

Until now..

An untold story of the Marvel Universe and the Illuminati's actions affect today!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Warren Ellis, penciled by Salvador Larroca.

Planet Earth. Inhabited by six billion people. People leading ordinary lives, coping with everyday struggles. But on a night like any other, the Earth is rocked by the most startling celestial event ever witnessed by the human race. The White Event. And from its wake, a handful of humans emerge as something more.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Warren Ellis, pencils and cover by Stuart Immonen.

"Not a Civil War Tie-In." Freedom or safety? Secrets or celebrity? Iron Man or Captain America? We don't care? What care we for freedom or safety when there are things that need to be kicked and exploded! Yes, "explode" can now be used as a verb.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Jeph Loeb, pencils and cover by Rob Liefeld, variant cover by Joe Madureira.

The battle for the fate of the Marvel Universe has begun! The Fantastic Four are joined by Hulk, Thor, Captain America, and the Avengers -- all going head-to-head against the most dangerous creature ever created: Onslaught! All-out action as only Jeph Loeb and Rob Liefeld can deliver!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Matt Fraction, art and cover by Ariel Olivetti.

With Civil War in full throttle mode, Frank Castle decides to take a side. Question is, does it want him? Makes no difference for the Punisher. He's a soldier and this is war. Get in line or get out of his way.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


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

"Live Fast," part 2 of 3. As a new enemy turns Runaway against Runaway, the teen heroes must risk everything to prevent losing another teammate forever.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Dan Slott, penciled by Rick Burchett, cover by Greg Horn.

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Awesome Andy But Were Afraid to Ask." Ever wonder how the Mad Thinker's Awesome Android becamse Awesome Andy? It's the origin you never expected‹complete with a bombastic battle against the Mighty Thor! And an ending that'll knock your block off! Also, in the aftermath of Civil War, She-Hulk's life takes one more life-altering turn, courtesy of a mysterious cast member from the pages of the Incredible Hulk. This builds into the start of next month's... Planet (w/o a) Hulk.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


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

"Weight of the World" With the Thunderbolts decimated after the events of the Guardian Protocols, Songbird must try to salvage what is left of the team and prepare for a brand-new future. But a new direction hinges on the return of an old friend... who might be too crazy even for the T-Bolts!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Christos Gage, pencils and cover by Mike Perkins.

It all comes down to this -- the final battle between Union Jack, his allies and the terrorist forces of RAID in the heart of London! But could a victory bring about the worst moment of Union Jack's career? Things change forever for Britain's champion in this explosive final issue!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by David Hine, pencils and cover by David Yardin.

In the best-selling and history-making limited series X-Men: Deadly Genesis, Professor X sent a secret team of young mutants to rescue the X-Men from the living island, Krakoa, before he sent the now-famous All-New, All-Different team. This secret second team was destroyed and this eventually led to the deadly corruption of its powerful leader, Vulcan. But what if this second team had survived? Today, Vulcan is a celebrity hero who leads a new team of X-Men. But when Krakoa is found drifting in space, it holds a terrible secret that threatens the fate of this new generation of mutants.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Rick Remender, pencils by Dave Wilkins, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

What if Legion killed Magneto and Xavier? With no leader to create any incarnation of X-Men to resist the onslaught of Apocalypse, the new world is a horrific finalized vision of Apocalypse's dream. On the dawn of the twenty-year anniversary of the murders of Magneto and Xavier, we follow a small group consisting of Earth's remaining heroes, led by Nate Summers as they stage a final offensive in an attempt to escape this twisted reality altogether.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Tamora Pierce and Timothy Liebe, penciled by Phil Briones, cover by David Mack.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils by Lee Weeks, cover by Steve Epting.

In the midst of the harsh division of the Civil War, James Buchanan Barnes, Captain America's one-time partner Bucky, faces his first Christmas of the 21st century. And faces the truth of the terrible things he was forced to do as the Winter Soldier. And with Cap caught in a conflict he can neither take a side of - or understand - what moves can he make to try to redeem himself? And what do Hydra have planned for New York this Christmas? Featuring guest appearances by the Young Avengers and some of the original Invaders, this Special issue is an action-packed character study that defines the Winter Soldier's future place in the Marvel Universe.

48 pages, $3.99.


Written by Peter David, art and cover by Andrew Currie.

"My Fair Super Hero." Meet Lady Killer -- the dangerous assassin who comes head-to-head with the Avenger called Wonder Man! But Wonder Man doesn¹t want to just stop her -- he's made a bet with a movie producer to rehabilitate her into a hero! Is this too much for even the mighty Simon Williams? Fortunately, he's got Ms. Marvel and X-Men's Beast in his corner...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Featuring an all-new short story written by Neil Gaiman, cover by John Romita Sr.

Thirty years ago, a young John Romita Jr. walked into the Marvel Comics offices, looking for work as an artist. Despite his impressive legacy as the son of famed Spider-Man artist John Romita Sr., Romita Jr. faced a difficult entry into the intensively competitive field. But through the years, Romita Jr. proved without a doubt he possessed the rare skill, creativity and dedication to be a successful professional. Crafting a historic career that places him among the industry's elite talents, he has illustrated nearly every Marvel character -- from Spider-Man to the X-Men. In celebration of Romita Jr.'s body of work, this keepsake edition features a brand new story written by Neil Gaiman, an all-new interview with the acclaimed artist, a gallery of his most memorable covers and pinups, rare sketches, a comprehensive chronology, testimonials and congratulations from fellow writers and artists and more! Also including Romita Jr.¹s first Marvel work from Amazing Spider-Man Annual #11!

64 pages, $3.99.



Written by Tony Bedard, pencils by Shannon Gallant, cover by Sean Chen.

The Wrecker. The U-Foes. The Juggernaut. What do these villains have in common? They all hate the mighty Avengers. Can our heroes survive the onslaught when they join forces?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Fred Van Lente, art by Cory Hamscher, cover by Patrick Scherberger.

When the Green Goblin swears to destroy the Hobgoblin for stealing his shtick, only Spider-Man can save the city from World War "G"-- but with his new black costume, crooks and citizens alike don't know if he's a new hero, a new villain or the same old Spidey!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Zeb Wells, pencils and cover by Kano.

Ever have one of those days when it seems that someone's just out to get you? Well, Mister Fantastic's having one of those days...because Arcades after him! Can the world's smartest hero survive a fun house of horrors without the rest of his teammates?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.

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Written by Joss Whedon, pencils and cover by John Cassaday.

"Unstoppable." The secret is out! With the knowledge that Colossus is the mutant destined to destroy Breakworld, what will Ord's next move be?! And what exactly has happened to Cyclops?! Part 2 of 6.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Reilly Brown, cover by Tom Raney.

The divorce is final, and now come the bitter recriminations. But where Deadpool is concerned, that means dredging up the ghosts of every person he's ever killed -- and trying to understand why he did it and how he felt about it -- that's right, Wade must confront his many feelings of mayhem! The agony might very well prove too much... but what does Deadpool do if the only person capable of getting these ghosts out of his head is the person responsible for putting them there...?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 27.


Written by Tony Bedard, penciled and cover by Paul Pelletier.

"Wallflower." A stand-alone issue focusing on an Exile that's been out of action of late, Thunderbird! Comatose in a stasis wall, the fallen Exile is dreaming of a world where he had stayed with the team! What would have changed?! And would the team have been better off?! An Exiles issue fans cannot miss!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.

EXILES ANNUAL #1 Written by Tony Bedard, pencils and cover by Jim Calafiore.

They've battled world-class threats of every kind imaginable and always won, but now the Exiles take on an unbeatable enemy: themselves! It's the ORIGINAL Exiles versus the current team lineup in an impossible battle that cuts to the heart of Marvel's most unpredictable series!

48 pages, $3.99.


Written by Frank Tieri, pencils and cover by Jim Calafiore.

"Unredeemed," Part 2 of 3. The Juggernaut isn't as unstoppable as he used to be, and he plans on changing that! The Juggernaut travels to Asia to recover the Cytorrak Gem! But does that mean that the Juggernaut of old will return? New Excalibur is hot on his trail and may end up caught in Juggernaut's path of destruction! Part 2 (of 3)!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Paco Medina.

"Mercury Falling," part 1 of 4. New Arc! X-23's past returns to haunt the New X-Men. Sure, the team needs a break after the horror and insanity of the last year, but too bad! When Wolverine brought X-23 back into the Institute, only Emma Frost tried to stop it. Here and now, you'll find out why she was right. The fallout from X-23: Target X begins here!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Rob Williams, pencils and cover by Laurence Campbell.

Double-sized Christmas issue, "It's Better to Give." It's Christmas Eve, and a heavily armed suicide cult­clad in elf outfits--has taken hostage a mid-Manhattan department store and is threatening to blow the place sky high. Among the shoppers: Logan, who's just itching to sink his (Santa) claws into someone after enduring the Yuletide rush. Should be easy for a damn-near invulnerable force of nature to save the day, right? Think again. All is not as it seems, as a spoiled billionaire's daughter is about to find out, and the true meaning of Christmas will be spelt blood.

48 pages, $3.99. in stores on Dec. 20.


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

"Savior," part 4 of 5. Logan has to move fast. Dum-Dum Dugan is hot on his trail, Black Widow is being less than cooperative, and Omega Red is only hours away from obtaining what both he and Logan are after: The carbonadium synthesizer. It's a breakneck race toward a sure-to-be bloody finish, with Jubilee's life in the balance!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils and cover by Billy Tan.

"The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire," part 7 of 12. The Shi'Ar Empire is crumbling at the hands of Vulcan! The X-Men, with Professor X captured, search for the one group of heroes that can save them and all of the Shi'Ar...the Starjammers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.


Written by Peter David, penciled by Pablo Raimondi.

Five words to strike fear into the hearts of spies and evildoers everywhere: Jamie Madrox, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Except Madrox has decided that it's time to start gathering in the stray dupes that are still wandering around, the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent doesn't especially want to go...and S.H.I.E.L.D. isn't especially inclined to let him go.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Roger Cruz, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

What dark force concerns Professor X and his gifted students as well as Dr. Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts? The answer lies in the ruby reality of the entity known as Cytorrak!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.

X-MEN #194

Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Chris Bachalo.

"Primary Infection," art 1 of 3. Having barely survived their first mission as a team, Rogue's squad immediately find themselves up against another new mysterious threat! What does the man called Pan want with the X-Men, and what is he willing to do to get it?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Greg Pak, penciled by Tyler Kirkham, cover by Marc Silvestri.

It's the X-Men vs. the Cuckoos! Something in their heads has set the Cuckoos off to annihilate everything in their way! Is it the Phoenix?! Or something even more sinister?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6.

X-23: TARGET X #1

Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Mike Choi, variant cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

Top Cow artist Mike Choi joins the team as X-23 returns, picking up the bloody pieces where her first mini-series left off. Having escaped the Facility that created her, X-23 struggles to create a real life for herself. But when your entire life has been about death and destruction, can you ever really escape the darkness? The rest of the story begins here, and won't end until X-23 faces off with the one man most responsible for her life... Wolverine.



Written by Alexander Irvine, penciled by Russell Braun, finishes by Klaus Janson, cover by Arthur Suydam.

"Equinox," Part 3 of 5. Demons have descended on New Orleans, harvesting body parts in a furious race to reassemble a being of unlimited power, a being whose resurrection is too terrible to contemplate. Daimon Hellstorm has got only one option to thwart the demons' plot: Locate just one piece -- one key body part without which the entity can never, ever, be whole -- and make sure no one finds it. Just how far is Daimon ready to go? Find out. He¹s not called the Son of Satan for nothing.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 20.


Written by Mike Raicht, pencils and cover by Kyle Hotz.

With a thousand zombies in front of him and two homicidal bank robbers behind him, Simon Garth has gone from innocent bystander to live zombie-bait in less than 24 hours. But will Simon have the guts -- and the brains -- to survive a no-win situation? With a mysterious zombie plague spreading like wildfire -- and threatening to consume all of New York -- he'd better! The conclusion to the limited series.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Garth Ennis, penciled by Leandro Fernandez, covers by Tim Bradstreet.

"Man of Stone," conclusion. Despite being boxed in, outmanned and outgunned, Frank Castle stared down General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov, "The Man of Stone," ready to resolve unfinished business. Now, stranded in the mountains of Afghanistan, Frank contemplates the two promises he¹s made to Kathryn O'Brien. One he's already kept. The other, he's about to. This is more than just's payback.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 13.


Written by Paul Cornell, pencils and cover by Trevor Hairsine.

People in Wiltshire are having nightmares. This wouldn't be a problem if there weren't soldiers from the nearby military base shooting the place up because of their bad dreams. It's up to Pete Wisdom and MI 13 to get to the bottom of it. Little do they know that this threat threatens all of Great Britain and the whole world!

32 pages, $3.99.



Written by Ed Brubaker, art and cover by Sean Phillips.

The heist has fallen to pieces, and Leo and Greta are hiding out, waiting for the smoke to clear. But they have half the take with them, and their "friends" are not happy about that. So while Leo helps Greta heal from her injuries, they plot their next move, knowing any wrong step could mean death for them and the people they care about. Bonus -- Criminal promises more content than the average comic, with each issue packed from cover to cover with content, featuring a full length continuing story, as well as back-up stories and articles and DVD-style behind the scenes extras.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 6


Written, art and cover by David Mack.

This square-bound volume acts as a tie-in to the documentary on The Alchemy of Art: David Mack DVD. Reflections #7 includes details and commentary on the never-before-seen stories, and handmade books and paintings, from the DVD. Also featuring step-by-step art techniques, and loads of art and extras you've never seen before. Ever wonder how David Mack does his artwork? How his pages and covers go from sketches and drawings to finished art? How he uses models, and figure drawings? It's all in here!

48 pages, $5.99.


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

It's a hardcover collection of the entire second year of Powers in chronological order! The first three Powers stories, issues #12-24, are presented in order of publication -- remastered, redesigned and reformatted! Also featuring all the Powers bonus features readers have come to know and love: sketchwork, scripts, interviews, galleries, original designs and another Powers, Best of the Letter Column, Year Two!

488 pages, $29.99, in stores on Dec. 6.

Chronicles of Narnia Replicas from Master Replicas



Written by Laurell K. Hamilton, adpated by Stacie M. Ritchie, pencils and covers by Brett Booth.

Anita Blake has faced great horrors in her career as a vampire hunter and an animator of the undead, but being left in a dungeon with an army of were-rats is hardly her idea of a good time. Fortunately, she is able to escape when her vampire hosts intercede, but her good luck seems short-lived when she is brought before Nikolaos, the master vampire of St. Louis. What Nikolaos wants is unclear, but one thing is certain - even an experienced vampire hunter like Anita cannot stand against a being as powerful as this! But can she survive the night?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Roland Bernard Brown, pencils and cover by Renato Arlem.

In an alternate history of the American frontier where folk magic actually works, Hooch Palmer finds himself trapped in Carthage City, where things seem to have gone crazy since the rise of the man known as the "Red Prophet." Governor William Henry Harrison throws Hooch in jail for trying to cheat him, but Hooch has a trick of his own up his sleeve - he's a "spark," with the ability to start fires wherever he likes. And Carthage City is going to burn!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Raymond E. Feist, adapted by Michael Avon Oeming and Bryan J.L. Glass, pencils and cover by Brett Booth.

The Riftwar is coming! Pug and Tomas have discovered the shipwreck of a strange group of foreign invaders, and the court of Crydee is alarmed as the mens' strange armor and weapons are examined. But an even more peculiar twist reveals that these men are not from Midkemia at all - they have traveled through a magical rift to conquer worlds outside their own. Midkemia will soon be overwhelmed by the armies of the Tsurani - unless the rest of the kingdom can be warned in time.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Monte Cook, pencils and cover by Caanan White.

Sheva Callister is still mourning the disappearance of her dead partner, Parnell, but she won't that stop her from getting revenge on Kevris Killraven, who is apparently behind the wild goose chase she has been sent on throughout the mysterious city of Ptolus. The best way to get back at him is to intrude on a private meeting on the site of an old church, and Sheva has no problem wading through the catacombs below to do so. But it also means heading through an ancient crypt, where a powerful Lich King is said to abide!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by George R.R. Martin, adapted by Ben Avery, pencils cover and variant cover by Mike Miller.

A century before the events of New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin's epic series, A Song of Ice and Fire, a squire named Dunk picks up the sword and shield of his dead master and enters a tournament to begin his career as a knight. But ŒSer Duncan' has much to learn about this world of knights and nobles, and as he attempts to find a sponsor who will allow him to enter the tournament, he makes friends and enemies readily. Dunk is a capable fighter and has a strong sense of honor, but is that enough for him to become a true knight in the eyes of the others. or is he just a young man living a delusion and putting those he knows in grave danger? Adapted from the popular novella by George R. R. Martin, this special hardcover edition of The Hedge Knight celebrates the original graphic novel.

164 pages, $19.99, in stores on Dec. 6.

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