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Written by Jeph Loeb, pencils and cover by John Romita Jr., alternate cover by Michael Turner.

Not actual title. How has the fall-out of Civil War affected Captain America? One side won and the other side lost -- but the aftermath may have hit some heroes harder than others. Now it's time to navigate this turbulent new landscape with the shield-slinging Super Soldier.

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


Written by Jeph Loeb, pencils and cover by David Finch, alternate cover by Michael Turner.

Not actual title. He's confronted the deaths of family and friends -- but how will the passing of a fellow hero rock the Wall-Crawler?

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


Written by Jeph Loeb, pencils and cover by John Cassaday, alternate cover by Michael Turner.

Not actual title Can the Marvel Universe accept the death of a true hero? In the wake of a tragedy, Marvel has visited the top heroes of the Marvel Universe, and now it all comes down this in a story that will have True Believers debating -- and maybe even shedding a tear.

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



Creative and executive director Stephen King, written by Peter David and Robin Furth, art and cover by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove.

Young Roland Deschain seems willing to put his friends in deadly danger by staying in Hambry when his relationship with the beautiful Susan Delgado deepens. Meanwhile, the evil Marten Broadcloak's agents -- a.k.a. the Big Coffin Hunters -- are zeroing in for the kill on Roland and his ka-tet. Another glimpse into the early years of the world of Stephen King's masterpiece, The Dark Tower.

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



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

"Silver Surfer," part 1 of 5. Reed Richards' attempts to create a Cosmic Cube have caused him to pierce the barriers of a hundred universes. And falling through the opening into our unsuspecting reality is the keeper of the Power Cosmic -- Ultimate Silver Surfer!

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


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils and cover by Greg Land.

The awesome heroes of two universes continue their epic clash over the results of young Reed Richards's meddling. When the smoke clears, will either Earth survive? It's the Squadron Supreme versus the best of the Ultimate Universe.

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


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

"Ultimate Knights," part 4 of 5. With Daredevil's super-squad assembled to take down the Kingpin, and Spider-Man in the clutches of the Kingpin himself, Daredevil breaks into Fisk Towers for an 11th-hour rescue! But things go from bad to worse -- when Spidey discovers a traitor in the midst of DD's team!

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


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils by TBA, cover by Yanick Paquette.

"The Underneath," part 1 of 2. After rejecting and shunning the X-Men, Nightcrawler is out on his own. Feared and hated for his appearance -- he seeks refuge in the sewers, a subterranean safe-haven for mutants known as The Underneath, and the home of The Morlocks.

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



Written by Peter David, pencils and cover by Todd Nauck.

Peter begins to follow the threads that could lead to his greatest nemesis. But that pales next to the shocking development of Flash Thompson, the fastest jock alive, going on a date with the mysterious and menacing Miss Arrow. A date that will lead to them all to the most shocking destination of all: A local bowling alley!

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


Written by Peter David, pencils by Ronan Cliquet and Colleen Doran, cover by Barry Kitson.

With the thrill of the summer's biggest blockbuster still fresh in your young minds, Marvel brings you the story of how it all started for one of Spider-Man's greatest villains in Sandman: Year One Plus a very special back-up story by Colleen Doran.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Matt Fraction, pencils and cover by Salvador Larroca.

"The Strange Case of...," part 2 of 2. The mystery of the multiple Spider-Men deepens. Who are these men -- these boys, really -- crawling around the city of New York? And where did they acquire their powers and why? And what does Peter's student Jordan Harrison have to do with it? Mad scientist Dr. Calvin Zabo may have the answers, but asking him risksthe wrath of...Hyde!

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


Written by Jeff Parker, art and cover by Mike Wieringo.

The invasion of Earth proceeds smoothly as no heroes can stop the process that will bring about the Silver Age of humanity! To find the key to stopping the aliens, Reed Richards leaves his planet and his team. Now with Spider-Man joining, the world still has a Fantastic Four ... but will it be enough to save the Earth?

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 9.


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

Anti-mutant sentiments flare in Midtown High and Mary Jane Parker takes center stage when one of Spider-Girl's classmates begins exhibiting dangerous new powers.

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


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils by David Hahn, cover by Takeshi Miyazawa.

When Harry's family troubles become too much to bear, he turns to the one person he can count on: Mary Jane. But MJ doesn't want things to get too serious between them. How can she help Harry without getting too close? Also: Firestar has a surprise for Spidey!

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



Written by Michael Hoskin, cover by Andrea DiVito.

Journey in the wake of the Annihilation Wave as the history of the entire Annihilation event is recounted! From the arrival of Annihilus' forces, to the fall of Galactus, to the war's fallout, see how the story unfolded and where the universe rests by the finish! Featuring an all-new cover by Andrea DiVito!

32 pages, $1.99, in stores on May 9.


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

Blade came to England for answers regarding his mysterious past, but all he's gotten is trouble, so now somebody's gonna pay! Guest-staring Union Jack.

32 page, $2.99, in stores on May 9.


Written by Dan Slott, penciled by Stefano Caselli, covers by Jim Cheung.

Join War Machine and the Gauntlet as they lead the Initiative's fresh faced recruits and a division of Marvel's finest fliers against the forces of Hydra. All this and a pivotal moment in the life of Yellowjacket.

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


Written by Reginald Hudlin, penciled by Francis Portela, cover by Niko Henrichon.

Part 1 of 4. It's slobberin' time! The New Fantastic Four just made a wrong turn on the inter-dimensional super highway -- and they've landed in the middle of Zombie-verse! That's right, True Believer, if the Black Panther, Storm, the Human Torch and the Thing can't come up with the perfect escape plan, they're going to be the next hors d'ouvres for Zombie Galacti intent on eating the entire universe! Spinning from the pages of Marvel Zombies.

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


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

While the Marvel Universe reels from the bizarre and shocking incidents of last issue, and repercussions ripple outward, the Winter Soldier finally chooses a side, after the Civil War has ended -- his own. But what are the Red Skull and his minions up to behind the scenes, These questions and more will be answered as the most shocking Cap story so far races right through the aftermath of the Civil War!

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


Written by Ed Brubaker, penciled by Michael Lark, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

As Matt Murdock strives to bring order to the chaos of Hell's Kitchen, things take another turn for the worse. Gladiator is on the loose, running for his life, and Daredevil is the only one who can stop him from hurting anyone and everyone who gets in his way. Part three of "To the Devil, His Due."

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


Written by Dwayne McDuffie, art by Paul Pelletier, cover by Michael Turner.

The Fantastic Four is helpless against the cosmic power of Epoch. The Black Panther goes one-on-one vs. The Silver Surfer. And oh, yeah, there's a new Protector of the Universe and he's got a bone to pick with Galactus.

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


Written by Daniel Way, penciled by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira, cover by Arthur Suydam.

"The Legend of Sleeply Hollow, IL," conclusion. It's pumpkin smashing time, and the Ghost Rider's ready to get his boots dirty. But with a zombie army in tow and an arsenal of concealed weapons, the possessed Jack O'Lantern appears to be holding all the cards in his deadly game with the Ghost Rider. To prevent the destruction of Sleepy Hollow, the Spirit of Vengeance will need a little help from an unlikely ally who may be able to turn the tables on Jack's fun.

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


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

Reagan and his gang are spooked, and they don't spook easy! They've got good reason: A fiery wraith of vengeance has made the dusty plains into its own personal killing ground, and it's hot on their trail. What it did to Banjo -- that was just a message. The real pain hasn't even begun.

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


Written by John Rhett Thomas.

Not actual title. In the aftermath of Marvel's event, readers find a landscape of heroes forever reshaped -- and a fallen hero who paid the ultimate price. Marvel Spotlight marks this solemn occasion with a special tribute to the life and legacy of a Marvel Comics legend.

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


Written by Zeb Wells, art by Clay Mann, cover by Michael Golden.

The Heroes for Hire are separated in the Savage Land and fighting for their lives! Will Humbug survive the attentions of the Land's prehistoric insects? Will Shang-Chi and Tarantula's relationship blossom? Will Paladin and Black Cat kill each other? And most importantly, will Colleen and Misty retrieve Moonboy so everyone can get paid? All this and big daddy Devil Dinosaur!

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


Written by Marc Sumerak and Chris Giarusso, art by Andy Kuhn and Giarusso, cover by David Williams.

When a big, green monster tears up the streets of New York City, it looks like the Hulk has gone on another rampage...or has he? It's up to Power Pack to get to the bottom of the situation before their new pal gets blamed for all the destruction. But if the Hulk isn't the culprit, who is? And how can the kids possibly stand up to another Hulk-sized threat? Also featuring Mini Marvels!

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


Written by Greg Pak, art and cover by Gary Frank..

When the Hulk returns to Earth for the senses-shattering events of "World War Hulk," we can all guess which puny humans will fight against him. But which of Earth's heroes will fight for the Hulk? Don't miss the shocking revelations as Amadeus Cho, the boy genius who took on Reed Richards on behalf of the Hulk in Incredible Hulk #100, confronts She-Hulk and Doc Samson -- and precipitates a gamma-powered smash-fest in the wilds of Jersey! Featuring the return of Hulk artist extraordinaire Gary Frank!

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


Written by Peter David, penciled by various, cover by John Romita Jr.

Hulk is coming and no power on Earth can stop him from getting revenge on the Illuminati! What events have led up to the super-human battle-to-end-all-battles? As Hulk's great stone ship approaches the planet, he prepares for the war on the horizon by reliving past conflicts with Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, Doctor Strange and the Inhumans. This is the perfect jumping-on point for this summer's super hero-smashing, city-leveling, bone-crushing, Marvel history-making event!

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


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

TOrson Randall, the only man who holds all the answers to Danny Rand's questions about the legacy of the Iron Fist, is being hunted by the reincarnated reinvigorated, and always wicked Steel Serpent. Hydra, manipulated by an ancient evil they're only beginning to understand, is in the process of dismantling the Rand corporate empire. Both events have been facilitated by a betrayal from within, and both events might spell the end of the mystical city of K'un L'un once and for all. This is the final chapter of "The Last Iron Fist Story." Surely nothing terrible or tragic will happen, right?

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


Written by Daniel Knauf and Charles Knauf, penciled by Roberto De La Torre, cover by Gerald Parel.

Tony Stark and Maya Hansen are friends and colleagues. But tensions develop ­ professional and otherwise ­ when their views on Maya's research begin to clash. While Maya weighs a tempting offer from a suspicious source, Tony must wrestle with his conscience as a global threat develops. Here's a hint: Ten Rings of Power:

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


Written by Adam Warren, pencils and cover by Brian Denham.

Events spiral disastrously out of control as a besieged Iron Man flies directly into a S.H.I.E.L.D. assault carrier's lethal, point-blank barrage of ultra-tech, "cape-killing" hardware. Worse yet, the viral enemy infecting the suit's processors has seized full control of the armor, and now she's murderously rampaging through Tony Stark's very consciousness, eradicating him one memory at a time...

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


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

Eric O'Grady has found himself in need of a little employment. It costs money to be on the run from the law. Luckily Damage Control is on the lookout for someone who can safely sift through rubble for survivors. Don't worry, though -- he'll still have plenty of time to spy on the ladies like the despicable human-being that he is.

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


Written by C.B. Cebulski and Brendan Cahill, penciled by David Finch and Michael Gaydos, cover by Greg Land.

Brendan Cahill and Michael Gaydos take Morbius the Living Vampire through the deepest depths of terrifying addictions in a devastating fully painted horror taleŠand C.B. Cebulski is joined by David Finch to present an untold tale of the king of vampires -- Dracula -- and his beautiful daughter, Lilith!

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


Written by C.B. Cebulski, art by Karl Moline, cover by Jason Pearson.

It's Ricochet's day off! But can the former Slinger -- used to costumed days of girls and thrills -- adjust to life as just another wannabe in L.A.? And when he's pushed by the guilt of his past, will he spiral back into the tights? What do you think? So who's waiting to slice his jacket to shreds ­ and what former Generation X member makes a shocking return on the very last page?

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


Written by David Sexton, Madison Carter, Michael Hoskin, Jeff Christiansen, Eric J. Moreels, Ronald Byrd, Chad Anderson and Stuart Vandal, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

Gaze into a crystal ball...consult the stars...or obsess over leftover tea leaves. All signs point to the imminent arrival of the latest addition to the Official Handbook series! This volume includes in-depth bios on the miraculous mixture of mighty mystics (Zhered Na, the Shadow Queen) and mysterious misfits (Papa Shorty and Pro-Rata!) that make up the magnificent menagerie of marvel magic!

64 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Robert Kirkman, penciled by Sean Phillips gatefold cover by Arthur Suydam.

At last -- witness the birth of the Marvel Zombies as told by the creative team of the best-selling limited series! Kirkman and Phillips pull out all the stops as they reveal the secret story of the day the Marvel Heroes became brain-eating monsters! Want to see the Avengers eat Jarvis? You won't get that in this month's New Avengers, effendi! And we dare you to pry your eyes away from Arthur Suydam's top-secret double-gatefold zombified homage to a classic 1990's cover you don't want to miss.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 9.


Written by John Layman, art by Fabiano Silva Neves, cover by Arthur Suydam.

Dimension-hopping hero Ashley Williams offers the last hope to the few non-infected humans left in New York. But that hope is contingent upon him retrieving the mystic tome known as The Necronomicon. And right now, ol' Ash isn't in any condition to retrieve it-considering he was jumped by a zombiefied alien and now lies stone dead. How bad can it get?

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


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Frank Cho.

Mighty Avengers versus the next gen Ultron! Ultron has taken over everything by taking over Iron Man! And now she has to face the Sentry unleashed! A battle of the titans Avengers style! Plus, Tigra guest stars. Which Avenger is Tigra dating?

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


Written by Charlie Huston, art by Mico Suayan, cover by Esad Ribic.

"Midnight Sun," part 5. Imitation is the sincerest form of flatteryŠ That is, unless your admirer wants to tear off your arm and use it as a baseball bat to cave in your skull. Which is exactly what an old acquaintance of Marc Spector intends to do. To survive, the man known as Moon Knight might have to look for help in unexpected places. Someone who can give him the psychological edge. Enter: The Profile.

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


Written by Brian Reed, pencils by Aaron Lopresti, cover by Greg Horn.

"Ready, A.I.M., Fire!" part 1 of 3! Operation: Lightning Storm goes into full effect as Ms. Marvel targets the terrorist organization that has been a thorn in her side for years! That's right, the leader of the Mighty Avengers has declared a one-woman war against A.I.M. and its fearful leader M.O.D.O.K.!

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


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Leinil Yu.

The New Avengers versus the Hand! And the New Avengers versus the Mighty Avengers! And the identity of the new Ronin revealed! Who is the new mystery player in the New Avengers? Find out here! Guest-starring the Mighty Avengers and... wait for it... Brother Voodoo!

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


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

Years ago a mysterious creature called the Beyonder gathered the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe for an epic called Secret Wars. Now, finally, after decades of mystery, the true origin of this powerful creature is revealed when the Illuminati try to stop the Beyonder from interfering with the Earth once more. What powerful connection does the Beyonder's true origin have to one of the power players of the Illuminati?

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


Written by Warren Ellis, penciled by Salvador Larroca.

A Starbrand. A Nightmask. A Justice. A Cipher. They are manifestations of god-like power on Earth, chosen by the Universe. In the conclusion to the first arc of this red-hot new series, four newly-ascended super humans must accept their new existences...and survive those who would exterminate them.

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


Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, penciled by Sean Chen, cover by Adi Granov.

Helmet-to-helmet with Iron Man! After facing the horrors of the Annihilation War, can Richard Rider fit in back on Earth? Everyone used to treat him like a joke, but now that he's one of the most powerful heroes in the Marvel Universe, does Nova have to take it anymore? One thing is certain, when S.H.I.E.L.D. moves in to investigate his sudden re-appearance, the Human Rocket will be aimed directly at Iron Man!

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


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

As super-villains flood the Canadian border, Omega Flight begins to cement its team of heroes. A new character is added to the ranks as U.S. Agent saves Toronto from the powerful and beautiful (well, powerful anywayŠ) Daisy!

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


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

"Blood and Sand," part 2. "I want Frank Castle -- the scourge of the underworld -- to die in the Sonoma desert playing dress-up." With that line, the all-new Hate Monger begins the execution ceremony of the Punisher -- and nothing will ever be the same. Massacre after brutal massacre along the border brought Frank to the desert, but what horrible things does he find hiding behind the killings? What atrocities could possibly drive Frank to don a new costume? And how could it all go so terribly wrong? The American dream continues to become an unholy nightmare for Frank and everybody else in his orbit.

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


Written by Joss Whedon, penciled by Michael Ryan, cover by Jo Chen.

"Dead End Kids," part 2 of 6.The kids continue their New York adventure and encounter someone dangerous that they've never met before. Hint‹look behind Nolly on the cover. Will he punish the Runaways? A tale that will take the Runaways somewhere they've never been before!

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


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

"The Gamma Defense" She-Hulk's law firm has defended super-villains before, but never one of "the big ones." Has Mallory Book finally gone too far? Can she honestly expect She-Hulk to help her represent her cousin's greatest foe -- the twisted, mass-murdering genius men call The Leader? Plus: If you thought a certain someone was dead and'd be wrong. And you'll never guess where they are now!

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


Written by David Hine, penciled by Frazer Irving, cover by John Watson.

In the days of the Cold War, the nuclear powers put forward the theory that if two superpowers each possessed the firepower to obliterate the other, they would never go to war. This was known as Mutual Assured Destruction. MAD. Now, once again two great superpowers face one another. On one side, the Sentry. On the other, Black Bolt. Totally MAD.

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


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, paints and cover by Esad Ribic.

The latest offering from the Marvel Knights line. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four! For untold years Norrin Radd has surfed the galaxy, exploring the darkness between stars, witnessing the rise and fall of vast civilizations. Now his ride is about to come to an end. It starts with a small spot -- a blemish that will spread until he is no more. Until then, the Silver Surfer would undertake his final voyage -- to the one destination that has always eluded him. His journey starts where it began.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 30.


Written by Warren Ellis, art by Mike Deodato, cover by Marko Djurdjevic, variant cover by Clayton Crain.

A mission to capture the Steel Spider goes awry when two other rogue heroes accidentally cross the Thunderbolts' path. Do the likes of Sepulchre and American Eagle even stand a chance?

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


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

Zemo the Barbarian? A vicious struggle for control of the family barony is being settled through crossed swords, when Helmut Zemo is yanked through time again -- to post WWI Germany where he meets his Grandfather for the very first time...and learns of his family's involvement in a plot to assassinate Hitler! Meanwhile, in the present day, researcher/Zemo hater Wendell Volker finalizes his plans to return Helmut from his time-tossed state... and all it requires is a little Zemo blood... okay, a lot of Zemo blood.

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



Written by Fred Van Lente, art by James Cordeiro, cover by Michael Golden.

The Armored Avenger blasts into the newest title in the critically-acclaimed, best-selling Marvel Adventures line! Who is Iron Man, the world-renowned symbol of mega-conglomerate Stark International? And what terrible secret from his past forces billionaire inventor Tony Stark to become the Golden Guardian? Find out here!

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


Written by Jeff Parker, pencils and cover by Leonard Kirk.

How can The Avengers stop an insectoid invasion when their biggest member keeps stomping her teammates? At last--the story you keep requesting: The origin of Giant-Girl Janet Van Dyne!

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


Written by Chris Kipiniak, pencils and cover by Patrick Scherberger.

When the Jester takes New York's museums hostage, Spider-Man thinks it's time for his patented blend of webs, wise-cracks and punching. Grim-and-gritty-guest-star Night Thraser does things differently. Can the two heroes stop fighting each other long enough to fight the villain? At least a little?

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


Written by Fred Van Lente, pencils by Clay Mann, cover by Carlo Pagulayan.

A trio of priceless tridents has been stolen from Atlantis, and the prime suspect is ... the Invisible Woman! Can Mr. Fantastic trade his scientist's hat for a detective's and uncover the real culprits before the Sub-Mariner declares war on the surface world?

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

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

"Unstoppable," part 43 of 6. Ord and his people of Breakworld lead the charge to take down the X-Men and S.W.O.R.D. And when this fight's over... Not everyone is coming back!

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


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Reilly Brown, cover by Skottie Young.

"Fractured," Part 1 of 3. Picking up from the furious action in X-Men, an alien soul vampire called the Hecatomb is rampaging across Cable's South Pacific haven of Providence. The only way to stop this creature is for Cable to restore his telepathy and telekinesis -- but the only way to do that might be to make a deal with the Devil itself -- an alien parasite called the Mummadrai. To save his dream, will Cable sacrifice his soul?

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


Written by Chris Claremont, penciled and cover by Paul Pelletier.

"Enemy of the Stars," part 5 of 5. The conclusion of Chris Claremont's first arc on Exiles! This Earth's Madame Hydra has brought the planet to its knees. Now she's ready to deliver a final, fatal blow to her former husband, Reed Richards. Can this last hero standing stop his world from dying with the help of Psylocke and Sabretooth? Or will this be the first world the Exiles fail to save?

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


Written by Jeff Parker, art by Kevin Nowlan, Paul Smith, Mike Allred and Nick Dragotta, cover by Nowlan.

From investigating haunted museums to dealing with lovesick dragon men, no mission is off limits for the original mutant heroes. See some of comics' top cartoonists take on Xavier's five!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Chris Claremont, art by Scot Eaton, covers by Salvador Larroca.

"Battle for Eternity," part 3 of 7. The battle lines have been drawn! Captain Britain's most powerful enemy has declared war and is building an army. An army that now consists of New Excalibur's first foes, the Dark X-Men!

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


Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Skottie Young.

"Quest for Magik," part 1 of 4. The demon lord Belasco has pulled the Xavier Institute into Limbo, but he's not after the X-Men... he's come for the New X-Men. With their leaders cut off, most of the team captured, and a group of students thrown into the demon infested wastelands, all hope seems lost. But the kids aren't alone in Limbo... and things are about to get much, much worse.

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


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils by Billy Tan, cover by John Watson.

"The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire," part 12 of 12. This is it! The final chapter to Ed Brubaker's Uncanny X-Men epic! Who lives? Who dies? And who gets left in outer space? It's the action packed finale that sets the X-Men and the Shi'Ar Empire into whole new directions!

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


Written by Jeph Loeb, art and cover by Simone Bianchi.

It's time for round five! Ever wonder why these two just can't get along? The reason cuts deeper than you think. Much deeper. And this time, one of them isn't walking away.

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


Written by Daniel Way, penciled by Steve Dillon, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

"Swift and Terrible," part 4 of 5. The origin of Cyber revealed! Struggling to maintain consciousness after his first blood-soaked confrontation with his vicious offspring Daken, Wolverine is forced to turn to the one man whom he can never trust for help: Cyber! How does the man once known as Silas Burr factor into Wolverine's past...and his future?

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


Written by Peter David, penciled by Khoi Pham, cover by Pablo Raimondi.

X-Factor is trapped in the middle: On the one side, the population of Ex-Mutant Town is in danger of boiling over as the X-Cell, apparently re-empowered by Pietro, endeavor to rally the rank and file against X-Factor. On the other side, the government, ready to move in with everything from armies to Sentinels. Will Madrox decide to tell the truth behind M-Day...and will anyone believe him?

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

X-MEN #199

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

"Condition Critical," part 2 of 3. The X-Men are one issue away from 200...and let's hope Cable and Rogue can make it! Facing a nearly indestructible enemy, both Cable and Rogue will need to make choices that will alter their lives forever.

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

X-23: TARGET X #6

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

The Facility has taken everything from X-23Š her mother, her new family, every chance for a normal lifeŠ but now, X-23 is going to make it all stop. She's going back to the beginning, to the man whose DNA led her down this path, the man she blames for it allŠ Wolverine.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 16.



Written by Garth Ennis, pencils by Lan Medina, cover by Tm Bradstreet.

"Widowmaker," part five. Five witches stripped her soul bare and left her dead in a ditch, her name never to be uttered again. But she's not dead, and she hasn't forgotten. She's going to take them apart piece by piece, and shešs got the perfect partner to do it. A man who knows a little thing or two about vengeance.

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


Written by Garth Ennis, pencils and cover by Goran Parlov.

"A Warm Place To $%^&" The Punisher's wildest foe is back -- give or take a few boy parts -- embarking on a solo mission that has him playing bodyguard to the son of a dangerous mob boss. Only one problem: Junior's a hemophiliac -- just one little scratch, and he's a goner. If Barracuda wants to collect his paycheck (not to mention keep his dome attached to his shoulders), he's gonna have to dig deep into his bag of dirty tricks. And when it's empty, find a bigger bag.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.


Written by Paul Cornell, penciled by Manuel Garcia, cover by Trevor Hairsine.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.



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

Walker and Pilgrim have been homicide detectives and partners for years, but secrets theyšve kept from each other are now too big and too dangerous to remain secrets for long. Things are about to get really crazy...even for Powers! Collecting Powers (Vol. 2) #19-24.

200 pages, $19.95, in stores on May 23.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Sean Phillips.

Collecting the sold-out and hard-to-find first arc "Coward," the story of Leo, a man who can plan and execute almost any heist, but only if he can convinced the plan is safe enough. But sometimes the reward is worth the risk, and when a woman from Leošs past comes to him with a sure-fire score to nab a few million worth of diamonds from Police Evidence, all his rules and cautions go right out the window. But in the world Leo lives in, as he may soon learn, those rules may be the only thing keeping him alive.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 2.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Sean Phillips.

A new storyline! A new anti-hero! Meet Tracy Lawless, the last surviving son of a once-famous family of crooks (who have been lurking in the background of Criminal since the first issue). Twenty years ago, Tracy Lawless traded the crime-ridden streets of the city for a life in the military, and it's a decision he's rarely regretted. But now he's walking out of the deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq and back into the world he grew up in, to find out who killed his brother Rick, and why. But truth is one of the few things uglier than family history, and the only thing Tracy has in his favor as he unravels the twisted strands of the criminal life his brother led, is that no one knows who the hell he is. And what they don't know, just might kill them. It's the hard-hitting debut of the next Criminal lead character, in "Lawless" Part 1! Every issue of Criminal is crammed cover to cover with content, including text pieces, back-up stories and noir articles by Brubaker and many other crime writers.

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

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Written by Stuart Vandal, Ronald Byrd, Michael Hoskin, Chris Biggs and Ave Collen, art and cover by Brett Booth.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Anita Blake! This is your chance to learn all about Laurell K. Hamilton's vampire hunter. Meet all the creatures and characters who appear in Guilty Pleasures and learn about their powers, origins and place in the Anita Universe. This very first guide book into the world of Anita blake is written in the tradition of the Marvel handbook and features the art of Brett Booth.

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


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Roland Bernard Brown, pencils and cover by Miguel Montenegro.

In an alternate history of the American frontier, Andrew Jackson is a lawyer from Tennessee, William Henry Harrison has set himself up as governor of Carthage City, and Napoleon is leading an army just south of Detroit. But this is a world where folk magic actually works -- and where a young boy who is the seventh son of a seventh son has the power to shape the world around him at will. This is a tale of Alvin Maker, an extraordinary man who is destined to change the world and build a magnificent Crystal City. But the Unmaker stands in his way, determined to stop Alvin from fulfilling his destiny. And with a violent war brewing between the settlers and the local tribes along the Mizzipy river, Alvin will find himself in more danger than he ever could have imaginedŠ Adapted from the novel by New York Times Best-Selling Author Orson Scott Card, Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker is an incredible adventure through history and speculation, fusing high fantasy with the spirit of the American Frontier.

164 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 16.


Written by Raymond E. Feist, adapted by Bryan J.L. Glass, pencils and cover by Ryan Stegman.

The journey from Crydee to Krondor is wrought with peril, and an ambush by the dark elves known as the Moredhel has decimated Duke Borric's company of men. With the help of the Dwarven Chief, Dolgan, what remains of the party must travel through the mines of Mac Mordian Cadal to find a new path to their destination. But the mines are anything but safe, and Tomas will discover something in them that will change his own path forever.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Raymond E. Feist, adapted by Bryan J.L. Glass, penciled by Brett Booth and Ryan Stegman, cover by Stegman.

Pug and Tomas are two kitchen boys who dream of being heroes one day in the medieval fantasy world of Midkemia. But as the boys start on the path to manhood and begin their apprenticeships to their respective masters, they one day stumble upon a strange shipwreck and learn that invaders from a strange and distant world have found a way to invade Midkemia through portals known as "rifts" and are preparing for a full scale assault. As Tomas learns to be a soldier and Pug studies the path of a magician, both boys find themselves growing into the heroes they had hoped to become - but growing apart as the effects of the Riftwar change both of their lives forever.

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


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Jake Blake, pencils and cover by Vitor Ishimura.

Patience has traveled far in her journey to foil the plans of Unwyrm, but she has one problem: she doesn't know why he's calling her to Cranning. Fortunately, she has a special mindstone that contains the memories of all of the human and gebling rulers of the world throughout history, but using the mindstone could drive her mad. Can Patience unravel the mystery of Unwyrm's origins before sheloses her mind?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Roland Bernard Brown, pencils and cover by Miguel Montenegro.

In an alternate history of the American frontier where folk magic actually works, young Alvin Smith and his older brother Measure have been rescued from a violent tribe by Ta-Kumsaw, the leader of the Shaw-nee. And now Ta-Kumsaw and the man known as the "Red Prophet" have presented Measure with a difficult prophecy: he must leave his brother with the Shaw-Nee and return to their family alone or Alvin will die in three days. But the white men of Vigor Church aren't going to be happy when they hear that one of their own is in the charge of a man who may one day lead the war against them.

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

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