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TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2008

MARVEL COMICS FOR AUGUST

ULTIMATE TITLES

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #57

Written by Mike Carey, art by Tyler Kirkham, cover by Billy Tan.

The final smackdown with Ultimate Salem's Seven! The shocking secret of Agatha Harkness! The rage of Prince Namor, the Ultimate Sub-Mariner! All this and more in the explosive conclusion!

32 pages, $2.99.

ULTIMATE ORIGINS #3

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Butch Guice, cover by Gabrielle Dell'Otto.

Wolverine...Nick Fury...Captain America...Magneto & Professor X...how are they all connected? Witness the first meeting between Charles Xavier, leader of the X-Men, and Eric Lehnsherr, the mutant who will come to be known as Magneto! From the muddy battle fields of World War II to the steaming shadows of the Savage Land, a shocking story that finally reveals the buried truths of the Ultimate Universe!

32 pages, $2.99.

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #125

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Stuart Immonen.

The War of the Symbiotes rages on -- and the next victim may be Spider-Man himself! The high-flying Beetle has sliced off a tentacle of the slavering symbiote called Venom -- but what does he want with it? Howling in pain, Venom gives chase to his tormentor through the streets of Manhattan, catching the attention of a certain wall-crawler. And when all three combatants come together, what occurs is so shocking, so unexpected, it could only happen in the book in which anything can happen!

32 pages, $2.99.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #97

Written by Aron Coleite, penciled by Mark Brooks, cover by Gabriele Del'Otto.

The battle lines of Ultimatum are drawn! Who is the true power behind Banshee? What is their connection to Wolverine and the X-Men? The answers will make the X-Men reconsider everything they've ever believed in! How can one ever be human again after being a god?

32 pages, $2.99.

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SPIDER-MAN TITLES

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #567

Written by Marc Guggenheim, pencils and cover by Phil Jimenez.

With Spider-Man in her grasp, the Brand New is close to the greatest victory of all -- the unmasking and death of Spider-Man. Can Daredevil rescue him in time? Ummm...doesn't look that way, does it? Also, Vin Gonzales' life is on the line -- can his roommate Peter Parker beat the odds?

32 pages, $2.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #568

Written by Dan Slott nad Mark Waid, penciled by John Romita Jr. and Adi Granov, covers by Romita and Alex Ross.

"New Ways to Die." Get ready for the six part Spidey summer blockbuster. In the double-sized part one, The Thunderbolts are coming to New York to take down Spider-Man! And Spidey's Brand New Day will be changed forever. Plus, get up to date with original Venom, Eddie Brock!

32 pages, $2.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #569

Written by Marc Guggenheim, pencils and cover by Phil Jimenez.

"New Ways to Die." Spiday's a villain? Norman Osborn's a hero? What kind of crazy, mixed-up world is this? Next thing you'll tell us is that black is white and white is black...Or maybe that has something to do with Venom, Mister Negative, and the birth of an all-new Spider Villain! Or would that be an all-new Spider-Hero?

32 pages, $2.99.

VENOM: DARK ORIGIN #1

Written by Zeb Wells, pencils and cover by Angel Medina.

On the unlikely day when an embittered, washed-up journalist met a spurned symbiotic organism from an alien planet, one of Spider-Man's greatest enemies was born -- a force of evil and vengeance like no other in the Marvel Universe -- Venom! But is it as simple as that? Discover the true, twisted roots that gave rise to a lifetime of malevolence for Eddie Brock...and the symbiote!

32 pages, $2.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN FAMILY #1

Written by Marc DeMatteis and Tom DeFalco, penciled by Alex Cai and Ron Frenz, cover by Adi Granov.

Check in here for slices of life from Spidey and the rest of the Brand New Day Cast. Readers know Spider-Man's origin -- but what happened the day after Uncle Ben died? Find out as J.M. De Matteis and Spanish Sensation Alex Cal bring Spder-Man: 48 Hours! Also, the Amazing Spider-Girl team of Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz and Sal Buscema show us life before MayDay became Spider-Girl with Mr. and Mrs. Spider-Man! Also, check out Aunt May, Agent of F.E.A.S.T. and a flashback to the birth of Spidey's New Ways To Die nemesis, Venom!

104 pages, $4.99.

SPIDER-MAN SUMMER SPECIAL

Written by Keith Giffen and Paul Tobin, art by Rick Burchett and Colleen Cover, cover by Salva Espin.

Two new Spidey stories from times when he wasn't Secretly Invading or Branding New Days. First, Spidey teams up with Falcon to handle an outbreak of futuristic weaponry showing up in Harlem, and then Mary Jane takes center stage as she teams up with She-Hulk, Hellcat, Marvel Girl and some other lovely ladies to take on The Enchantress, in this one-shot!

48 pages, $3.99.

MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: SPIDER-MAN -- BRAND NEW DAY

Written by John Rhett Thomas.

Marvel Spotlight returns with a fresh look at the creators, new villains and new supporting cast that fill out Spidey's thrice-monthly adventures. Kraven and Venom lead the pack of a whole passel of vituperative villains returning to victimize Spider-Man.

32 pages, $2.99.

SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #1

Written by Terry Moore, art by Craig Rousseau, cover by Moore.

Mary Jane Watson, back in her very own adventures! It's the beginning of a new high school year. MJ finally feels like she's got her life in order. Good friends, good classes, good relationship with a certain Wall-Crawler...but is there someone behind the scenes that's got it in for our rambunctious redhead?

32 pages, $2.99.

SPIDER-MAN MAGAZINE #2

Cover by Steve McNiven.

It's Spider-Man from cover to cover in the second senses-shattering edition of the Wall-Crawler's very own ongoing magazine! In addition to full-length comic-book stories, this issue features puzzles and games, pinups, a letters page, and a pull-out poster!

96 pages, $6.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #23

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

"Did someone say clones?" As Peter demands answers from Kaine about the brand new May, Spider-Girl learns that Humanity First has targeted both Davida and Sara for death and she can only save one. Part 4 of 5.

32 pages, $2.99.



MARVEL UNIVERSE TITLES

AVENGERS/INVADERS #4

Written by Jim Krueger and Alex Ross, penciled by Steve Sadowski, cover by Ross, variant cover by Alan Davis.

Act One of this 12-part event concludes with a four-way battle royale among both teams of Avengers, the Invaders and the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. -- all above the landmarks of Washington D.C. Plus, Doctor Strange discovers the secret of the time-lost Invaders, all while trying to keep all of history from rewriting itself..and the Avengers out of reality.

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #16

Written by Dan Slott and Christos Gage, pencils by Harvey Tolibao, cover by Mark Brooks.

Secret Invasion tie-in! The Skrull Kill Krew are back! And they're ready to kill, maim, torture, and butcher every mother lovin' Skrull out there! Also, back at Camp Hammond, Ant-Man is in a giant world of trouble -- the biggest kind of trouble the Secret Invasion can dish out.

32 pages, $2.99.

BLACK PANTHER #40

Written by Jason Aaron, penciled by Jefte Palo, cover by Jason Pearson.

"See Wakanda and Die," part 2. The nation of Wakanda has never been conquered by any outside invader, but then again, they've never faced an army of Super-Skrulls before, have they? As war rages on the plains of Africa, the Skrulls strike a major blow against the Black Panther. Could this be the end for all of Wakanda?

32 pages, $2.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #41

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

The epic "Death of Captain America" tale hits its penultimate chapter...and the final battle between the New Captain America and the people who killed Steve Rogers begins here!

32 pages, $2.99.

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI: 13 #4

Written by Paul Cornell, penciled by Leonard Kirk, cover by Bryan Hitch.

It's the final battle for Britain as MI-13 makes its last stand against the Skrulls. But the door to the darkness has been opened, and evil is loose in the world, and that might make even the end of the Secret Invasion look like the beginning of something much worse. Be here for the moment a team is created, a hero returns and a new legacy is born.

32 pages, $2.99.

DAREDEVIL #110

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

The final chapter of "Cruel and Unusual" brings Daredevil and Dakota North to the truth about Big Ben Donovan's death sentence...but will the truth set any of them free?

32 pages, $2.99.

ETERNALS #3

Written by Charles Knauf and Daniel Knauf, art and cover by Daniel Acuna.

The clock is ticking. The end is near. The Eternals race to awaken their bretheren defeat the coming Horde! But who will awaken... the Forgotten One? Plus, the enormous outcast Space-God known as the Dreaming Celestial stands towering over San Francisco's Golden Gate Park since he rose from his prison beneath the Diablo Mountains...but just how was such a powerful being imprisoned?

32 pages, $2.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR #560

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

"The Death of the Invisible Woman! Part three: Exodus." "The good news is that the Earth didn't die in the early part of the twenty-first century. It actually survived another five hundred years, thanks to the efforts of Doctor Reed Richards. But when the end times came, it was worse than we imagined. Twelve billion people starved to death, half the world's cities drowned in the seas and cancer and disease affected almost every living creature. The rich and the powerful disappeared overnight, leaving behind a lawless mess that the world's remaining super heroes bound together to protect. But it was hopeless and we kenw it. Hence the reason I built the big machine."

32 pages $2.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR: TRUE STORY #2

Written by Paul Cornell, penciled by Horacio Dominguez, cover by Niko Henrichon.

The FF's emergency exploration of the worlds of fiction continues as they burst through the covers of Ivanhoe and start to gather an army against the onrushing darkness. And the surprise villain behind this whole weird collision is revealed!

32 pages, $2.99.

FRANKLIN RICHARDS: SUMMER SMACKDOWN!

Written by Marc Sumerak and Chris Eliopoulos, pencils and cover by Eliopoulos.

In this corner: wearing blue trunks and weighing in at 63 pounds -- the Baxter Building's Baby Boy -- Franklin "Son of a Genius" Richards! And in this corner: wearing tight spandex and weighing in at a whopping 500 pounds -- Aunt Petunia's favorite nephew -- Benjamin "The Thing" Grimm! It's the showdown of the century! And if Franklin survives the first round, he has four more challengers waiting in the wings ready to take his title!

32 pages, $3.99.

GHOST RIDER #26

Written by Jason Aaron, art by Tan Eng Huat, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

The rumors are true... Danny Ketch is back! But whose side is the former Ghost Rider on, and what familiar faces has he brought with him to the party? And who just got shot in the head with a hellfire shotgun?

32 pages, $2.99.

GHOST RIDER ANNUAL #2: MERCY

Written by Simon Spurrier, pencils by Mark Robinson, cover by Mark Texiera.

Mercy, Idaho: A small town in the hills with more than its fair share of secrets. A winged-terror that haunts the woods; an irresistible pull on the desperate and the suicidal; and now a stranger on a low-slung chopper, with fire in his eyes. For Johnny Blaze -- searching for a way to wage war against heaven itself -- the frozen forests of Mercy might just provide a path through the Pearly Gates...

48 pages, $3.99. 48 PGS./Parental Advisory...$3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #4

Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, penciled by Paul Pelletier, cover by Clint Langley.

Secret Invasion tie-in! When their HQ is sabotaged, the universe's scrappiest squad of butt-kickers must ask themselves: "Who do you trust?" Is there a Skrull amongst the Guardians? Maybe the recently returned and revamped Adam Warlock? Or Star-Lord, who now hides behind a mask? And a talking raccoon and a telepathic dog?

32 pages, $2.99.

HULK CHRONICLES: WWH #2

Written by Greg Pak and Paul Jenkins, penciled by John Romita Jr. and Ramon Bachs, cover by David Finch.

Experience World War Hulk -- the super-hero-smashing, city-leveling, bone-crushing, Marvel-history-making event -- and its major tie-ins in chronological order! Exiled by a group of Marvel "heroes" to the savage alien planet of Sakaar, the Hulk raged, bled and conquered -- rising from slave to gladiator to king. Now, the Hulk returns to Earth to wreak his terrible vengeance on Iron Man, Reed Richards, Dr. Strange and Black Bolt -- and anyone else who gets in the way. Stronger than ever, accompanied by his monstrous Warbound gladiator allies and possessed by the fiercest and purest rage imaginable, the Hulk may just tear this stupid planet in half. The epic story of anger unbound begins in World War Hulk #1! And in World War Hulk: Frontline #1, get your street-level view of the Hulk's invasion! The Green Goliath has returned to Earth on a collision course with some of Marvel's mightiest heroes...so what does that mean for the ordinary people caught in the crossfire? Ben Urich and Sally Floyd pound the pavement to uncover the story behind the story! Plus: Who wants our tireless reporters to take down J. Jonah Jameson, and how do they want them to do it?

72 pages, $4.99.

SKAAR: SON OF HULK #3

Written by Greg Pak, art by Ron Garney and Butch Guice, cover by Garney.

He's the Son of Hulk, born in fire, raised by monsters, and destined to smash. She's the Hero Protector of Imperia, claimant, and the deadliest and most beautiful warrior of the battlescarred wastelands. Will Skaar and Princess Omaka join forces to protect the refugees fleeing from Axeman Bone's merciless barbarians -- or will they tear each other to pieces in the radioactive swamps? Plus: A shocking second story pencilled by Guice!

32 pages, $2.99.

INCREDIBLE HERCULES #120

Written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, art by Rafa Sandoval, cover by John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson and Dean White.

Secret Invasion tie-in! "Sacred Invasion" reaches its cosmos-shattering climax! Hercules leads the ragged remains of his God Squad into desperate battle with the unimaginably powerful Skrull pantheon -- and if they lose, Earth dies!

32 pages, $2.99.

THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST #18

Written by Duane Swierczynski, pencils and cover by Travel Foreman.

A mysterious force that has plagued Immortal Iron Fists for centuries sets its sights on Danny Rand. But what is the Ch'i-Lin, and why is it destined to kill him? Danny races for answers for answers.

32 pages, $2.99.

IMMORTAL IRON FIST: THE ORIGIN OF DANNY RAND

Written by Matt Fraction, Roy Thomas and Len Wein, penciled by Kano, Gil Kane and Larry Hama, cover by Kane.

Honor. Dedication. And above all, purity of heart. There have been sixty-six men and women to carry the mantle of The Immortal Iron Fist throughout the ages -- men and women of great courage, valor, skill and sacrifice. Sixty-six men and women have stood between man and the unstoppable forces of evil, willing to give all they have to hold back the hordes. This is the story of Danny Rand, the Iron Fist of today -- as told in The Book of Iron Fist! Raised in the otherworldly kingdom of K'un-Lun as an unparalleled martial artist, the Earth-born Rand mastered the ability to focus his spiritual energy into an impervious fist of iron. Now, as the costumed adventurer called Iron Fist, he fights with the fury of his ancestors and a hope for a better tomorrow! Experience the birth of a legend like never before is this special re-presentation of Marvel Premiere #15-16 -- featuring lush, fully rendered coloring and an all-new framing sequence by Fraction and Kano.

48 pages, $3.99.

THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #4

Written by Matt Fraction, pencils by Salvador Larroca, covers by Larroca and Gabrielle Dell'Otto.

Iron Man and Zeke Stane have been dancing around one another like pieces on a chessboard, and it's been all Tony Stark can do to hold on. After one of his closest allies is critically injured, Tony aims to put an end to the games with some serious upgrades. But while Iron Man readies himself, Zeke makes his most audacious assault yet.

32 pages, $2.99.

IRON MAN: DIRECTOR OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #32

Written by Stuart Moore, penciled by Carlos Pagulayan, cover by Adi Granov.

"With Iron Hands." It's Iron Man the way you like him: wracked by guilt and crackling with power! With the Alpha Team out of action, Tony Stark must stop both the nuclear terrorist and the monstrous Overkill Mind -- alone. But even if he can reach the twisted S.H.I.E.L.D. agent at the heart of the Mind, the nation of Kirikhstan may pay an explosive

32 pages, $2.99.

THE LAST DEFENDERS #6

Written by Joe Casey, pencils and cover by Jim Muniz.

After all the false starts and missed opportunities... finally, the Last Defenders are revealed! Together, they share a destiny that can affect the course of all existence -- that is, if Kyle Richmond can manage to assemble them! But there is no price too great to pay to get this team together!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL 1985 #4

Written by Mark Millar, art and cover by Tommy Lee Edwards.

"Small-Town Mutie." The villains are here -- in our world -- and no one can stop them! No cop, no army, no government stands a chance when the Red Skull leads Marvel's greatest menaces into an all-out war against a world with no heroes! Young comic-book fan Toby has a plan. But does he have the will to carry it out? Find out in a story with huge repercussions in the Marvel Universe of today...and tomorrow!

32 pages, $3.99.

MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #12

Written by Marc Guggenheim, Ivan Brandon, Jai Nitz and Rich Koslowski, penciled by Francis Tsai, Niko Henrichon, Ben Stenbeck and Marco Checchetto, cover by Stephen Segovia.

Vanguard and Weapon Omega thunder to their incredible finales, as Trenton Craft looks to put an end to Blade -- forever -- and Michael Pointer finally comes to grips with his role as Guardian -- but can he possibly survive the experience? And in the conclusion to Machine Man, Aaron Stack's future threatens to be more of a handful than his past. Plus -- a never-before-told story of the time Man-Thing joined...the Initiative?

48 pages, $3.99.

MIGHTY AVENGERS #17

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils Khoi Pham, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

Secret Invasion tie-in! The legacy of Captain Marvel! The return of Mar-Vel has brought with it more questions then answers. In this special Secret Invasion tie-in, all those questions will be answered. Plus, Marvel Boy is confronted with his true destiny.

32 pages, $2.99.

MS. MARVEL #30

Written by Brian Reed, pencils by Adriana Melo, cover by Greg Horn.

Ms. Marvel discovers the Skrulls' dark secret hidden away within Riker's Island. Something even worse than the armies already rampaging across the Earth? Most definitely. The tale of Ms. Marvel and the Skrull invasion comes to its brutal conclusion.

32 pages, $2.99.

MOON KNIGHT #21

Written by Mike Benson, pencils by Mark Texeira, cover by Arthur Suydam. and cover by Mike Deodato.

"The Death of Marc Spector," part 1 of 6. Moon Knight has been an eyesore to the Initiative...and he's about to pay the price. With Tony Stark forced onto the sidelines, Norman Osborn has been tapped to bring in the fugitive super hero -- by all means necessary. The Thunderbolts have just been sicced on Moon Knight. To survive, he's going to have to go a bit crazy.

80 pages, $3.99.

NEW AVENGERS #44

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Billy Tan, cover by Aleksi Briclot.

Secret Invasion tie-in. The dark secret of the Illuminati. Marvel's most covert gathering of heroes has a secret so dark that they never speak of it, even to each other. And it could be what has brought about the Secret Invasion.

32 pages, $2.99.

NEW WARRIORS #15

Written by Kevin Grevioux, penciled by Koi Turnbull, cover by Nic Klein.

A Secret Invasion that brings New Warrior against New Warrior! To discover the true fate of his deceased brother, Night Thrasher will need to survive a melee between his current teammates and his former teammates, infiltrate a heavily-guarded S.H.I.E.L.D. station, and brave an army of Skrulls armed with the abilities of every superhuman he's ever known.

32 pages, $2.99.

NEWUNIVERSAL: CONQUEROR ONE-SHOT

Written by Simon Spurrier, penciled by Eric Nguyen, cover by Brandon Peterson.

Five thousand years ago, civilization was held in the mighty hand of the slayer called Starr, who defended his kingdom from all invaders. But what were these invaders? Simple monsters...or something more?

32 pages, $2.99.

NOVA #16

Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, penciled by Wellinton Alves, cover by Paul Davison.

Nova rockets into the alien invasion saga that's tearing apart the Marvel Universe! But is our always-outnumbered space cop actually teaming with one of the enemy? When Super-Skrull comes asking for a favor, can you ever trust the warrior whose life was dedicated to destroying us?

32 pages, $2.99.

NYX: NO WAY HOME #1

Written by Marjorie Liu, penciled by Kalman Andrasofszky, cover by Alina Urusov, variant by Jo Che.

There's no place like home -- just ask young mutant Kiden Nixon. She's survived the hard streets of Manhattan, and she's built a home -- and a family -- for herself, with her friends Tatiana Bobby Soul and his Li'l Bro. But with fewer than 200 mutants left on the planet, Kiden's become a target -- and when somebody strikes at one of her friends, Kiden's going to find out just how much farther she can fall! Plus: a special behind-the-scenes gallery!

40 pages, $3.99.

PATSY WALKER: HELLCAT #2

Written by Kathryn Immonen, penciled by David LaFuente, cover by Stuart Immonen.

Iron Man's one-woman Initiative team for Alaska finds herself in way over her head. Patsy Walker, Hellcat, is thrust into a world of magic, witches, rally-cars and demons of all shapes and sizes, and all she thought she was going to do was rough up a few lumber-thieves.

32 pages, $2.99.

SKRULLS VS. POWER PACK #1

Written by Fred Van Lente, pencils by Cory Hamscher, cover by Gurihiru.

Slimy Skrulls have been impersonating Marvel's premiere all-kids super team and committing crimes around the galaxy! But Power Pack, Franklin Richards and Smartship Friday have a plan to flush out the copycats! How? By committing crimes all around the universe and becoming intergalactic gangstas!

32 pages, $2.99.

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #22

Written by Matt Fraction and Rick Remender, art by Howard Chaykin, cover by Alex Maleev.

In the aftermath of last month's issue, there's nothing left for the survivors to do but pick up the pieces. Frank might have outsmarted Jigsaw for the time being, but at what price? And what comes next? Jigsaw's not going to give up that easy. Frank and Bridge finally have the face-to-face showdown you've been waiting for. And Clarke refuses to sit on the sidelines while S.H.I.E.L.D. has their way with his partner. All points converge on the Brooklyn Bridge in this explosive penultimate chapter of "Jigsaw."

32 pages, $2.99.

PUNISHER KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE

Written by Garth Ennis, pencils and cover by Dougie Braithwaite.

Reprinting Garth Ennis' first shot at writing the Punisher! What happens when Frank Castle's wife and kids are caught in the crossfire of a super-hero battle instead of a gangland slaying? Find out in this alternate-reality tale from 1995, as Castle vows vengeance on a world full of Marvel heroes as the Punisher!

48 pages, $4.99.

RUNAWAYS #1

Written by Terry Moore, pencils and cover by Humberto Ramos.

Come see the beginning of a whole new Runaways! Run back to Los Angeles with the teen heroes. But it's not the same city they left so long ago. The Runaways try to stay off the radar, but the sins of their parents won't make that possible...

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION #5

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Leinil Francis Yu, cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto, variant covers by Steve McNiven and Yu.

Embrace change. With these two words the Skrull Empire declares their intentions to the entire Marvel Universe. Embrace change. With these two words thousands and thousands of comic fans who have declared Secret Invasion the comic book blockbuster of the summer brace themselves for the shocking changes that are about to happen to their favorite characters and institutions.

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: INHUMANS #1

Written by Joe Pokaski, penciled by Tom Raney, cover by Stjepan Sejic.

Spinning directly out of Secret Invasion -- the hunt for Black Bolt begins! You learned that he was replaced by the Skrulls in New Avengers: Illuminati, now it's time to find out if the Inhumans' former king is dead or alive! How will the loss of their leader tear apart the Royal Family? Can the mighty monarch recover from this personal blow that is, if he's even still living? And how far will Medusa, Crystal, Triton, Karnak and Gorgon go to find their disposed king?

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: THOR #1

Written by Matt Fraction, art by Doug Braithwaite, cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto.

The Skrulls are coming for Asgard, and they've got the gods in their sights! But it's not just the pantheon who stand to suffer the repercussions of the aliens' secret invasion -- the citizens of small-town Broxton, Oklahoma are about to become collateral damage in the attack...and the God of Thunder must defend two cites at once! For a job this big, Thor will have to turn to one of his oldest and closest allies...Beta Ray Bill!

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: X-MEN #1

Written by Mike Carey, penciled by Cary Nord, cover by Terry Dodson.

It's aliens vs. mutants as the Skrull Invasion hits the West Coast! The Skrulls don't expect the X-Men when they hit San Francisco, but don't think they don't have something very special prepared for Cyclops and his army when they find them at their new home. Starring: All the X-Men.

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: SPIDER-MAN: BRAND NEW DAY #1

Written by Brian Reed, penciled by Marco Santucci, cover by Mike McKone.

New York is full of Skrulls and Spider-Man... where the heck is Spider-Man, anyway? Jackpot and the rest of the cast of Brand New Day must pick up Spidey's slack and go toe-to-toe with Super-Skrulls-- including one that might just be Spidey himself!

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: FRONT LINE #2

Written by Brian Reed, penciled by Marco Castiello, cover by Juan Doe.

New York has fallen to the Skrulls, and humanity is struggling to survive. Here's the Skrull Invasion through the eyes of the man on the street in the Marvel Universe.

32 pages, $2.99.

SECRET INVASION: RUNAWAYS/YOUNG AVENGERS #3

Written by Christopher Yost, penciled by Takeshi Miyazawa, cover by Michael Ryan.

The rip-roaring teen mini-series comes to a killer climax! The teams are split up, but can they come together and stop the Invasion? Can Hulkling become the Messiah he has been prophesized to be? Is Xavin lost forever?

32 pages, $2.99.

SHE-HULK #32

Written by Peter David, penciled by Vincenzo Cucca, cover by Mike Deodato.

Secret Invasion tie-in. Jazinda, She-Hulk's fellow bounty hunting partner, claims she's not part of the alien invasion...but can you ever trust a Skrull? Especially one that's the daughter of the infamous Super-Skrull? Months of accusations and mistrust come to a boil as our gamma-powered glamazon leaps into this year's biggest event!

32 pages, $2.99.

SQUADRON SUPREME 2 #2

Written by Howard Chaykin, penciled by Marco Turini, cover by Greg Land.

"Power to the People," part 2 of 6. Four astronauts have returned from the moon...changed. And Ultimate Nick Fury, Emil Burbank and Arcana Jones have found them. Fury's hip-deep in a new conspiracy -- but the only kind of conspiracy he likes is one he creates... So what's he going to do now that new super heroes are appearing all around America, taking the place of the missing Squadron Supremere? And who is...the Bio-General?

32 pages, $2.99.

THUNDERBOLTS #123

Written by Christos Gage, penciled by Fernando Blanco, cover by Billy Tan.

A Secret Invasion tie-in. The Skrull armada rains destruction on our nation's capitol! The only thing standing in their way? The Thunderbolts. But if salvation depends on a group of criminals and madmen who can barely keep from killing each other, is Earth doomed? Or are they exactly what we need against the merciless alien invaders? A major turning point for the Thunderbolts begins here!

32 pages, $2.99.

TRUE BELIEVERS #2

Written by Cary Bates, pencils and cover by Paul Gulacy.

"Daddy Issues." Can it be true? Reed Richards pulled over for recklessly driving the Fantasticar and charged with a DUI? That's what the True Believers claim in their latest blog -- and they've posted the arrest report, police cam footage and a degrading mug-shot to prove it! Learn more about the background of Mavis Trent (a.k.a. Payback) when she discovers she not only has an incensed Fantastic Four to deal with, but her own demons as well -- specifically, the one that appears to be the spirit of her dead father!

32 pages, $2.99.



MARVEL ADVENTURES TITLES

MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #2

Written by Paul Tobin, penciled by Alvin Lee, cover by Roger Cruz.

Iron Man, Hulk and Spidey rocket into space to stop a potentially devastating meteor shower from reaching Earth, but are surprised to find the meteors are actually Meteor Men, a group of intergalactic frat boys engaging in their most awesomely favorite extreme sport: Planet-Bombing. After negotiations, the Meteor Men agree not to bombard Earth IF the heroes show them an equally good time on a variety of other planets, and other extreme sports. Will our heroes survive Albernathean Rhino Riding? How about Kree Karaoke? Or the galaxy's most dangerous extreme sport, Black Hole Bungee Jumping?

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #39

Written by Chris Eliopoulos, penciled by Graham Nolan, cover by Salvador Espin.

It's a day of pranks for Ben and Johnny, that is until reality kicks in and the two have to put aside their differences and save the day. But can these two work together after spending the day trying to get each other? Find out in the all-silent issue, which we can only call "Silent but Deadly"!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #14

Written by Peter David, penciled by Juan Roman Santacruz, cover by David Nakayama.

When Hulk, Rick Jones and Monkey the monkey accidentally get sucked into a dimensional vortex, they think they might be in for a little danger. They don't know how right they are! They find themselves in the Microverse, facing off against the emotion-controlling powers of the Psycho-Man! Hulk has never had so much trouble dealing with such a small problem!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #26

Written by Jef Parker, art by Ig Guara, cover by Leonard Kirk.

No story information provided.

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #42

Written by Marc Sumerak, penciled by Vincet Villagrasa, cover by Michael Ryan.

A night at the museum becomes a complete cat-astrophe when a feline femme fatale procures a priceless piece of Native American art. But the fur really begins to fly when the beautiful Black Cat is caught in the perilous pounce of the Puma! Looks like Spidey is caugth in the middle of a cat fight.

32 pages, $2.99.

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X-MEN TITLES

ASTONISHING X-MEN #26

Written by Warren Ellis, pencils and cover by Simone Bianchi.

"Ghost Box," part 2. "Messiah Complex" pulled the X-Men team together, "Divided We Stand" tore them apart. Now the X-Men are back to business -- with a new look, a new base of operations, and a mystery to solve that will take them into previously uncharted territory and test them to their core. It all starts on a spaceship hovering 300 hundred feet above the twisted wreckage of Chaparanga Beach. Its sole inhabitant: the mysterious Subject X. Five minutes -- just five minutes is all he needs, all he's asking for. Can the X-Men afford to give it to him?

32 pages, $2.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN #501

Written by Ed Brubaker and Matt Fraction, pencils and cover by Greg Land.

Things start out grim for the newest X-Girl as the team gets settled into its new secret headquarters. Scott and Emma do what Scott and Emma do best-- but what's the secret project Scott's been building? And is anyone prepared for the menace of the Hellfire Cult? Mysteries, riddles, enigmas, and pain freaks all converge in the brave new world of San Francisco in "SFX 1: All Tomorrow's Parties."!

32 pages, $2.99.

X-MEN: LEGACY #215

Written by Mike Carey, pencils by Scot Eaton, cover by Ken Lashley.

With some of his oldest ghosts finally laid to rest, Charles Xavier feels the need to make peace with the X-Men who've been most important in his life. But starting with Scott Summers may have been a mistake - particularly when he decides to re-awaken some of Cyclops's worst nightmares against his will.

32 pages, $2.99.

CABLE #6

Written by Duane Swierczynski, pencils by TBA, cover by Adi Granvo.

"Homefront." Special double-sized issue featuring the Uncanny X-Men! Meanwhile, back in the present . . . In the aftermath of the "Messiah Complex" war, Cyclops took a leap of faith and allowed his son Cable to disappear into the time stream with the first new mutant birth since "M" day -- and the future of the dwindling mutant population -- tucked under his arm. Weeks later, he still waits for a sign, however small, that he made the right decision. With evidence pointing to the fact that Bishop has jumped into the timestream and is hot on Cable's trail, the X-Men's unquestioned leader is about to make one final power move to protect the fate of mutantkind -- one that he might come to regret.

32 pages, $2.99.

YOUNG X-MEN #5

Written by Marc Guggenheim, pencils by Yanick Paquette, cover by Terry Dodson.

Marvel's youngest mutants in their final showdown and one of them won't be walking away from it. The Young X-Men's first story arc ends here and nothing will ever be the same again.

32 pages, $2.99.

X-FORCE #6

Written by Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle, with art and cover by Clayton Crain.

"Angels and Demon," conclusion. The shocking finale to the first arc! Wolverine versus Bastion. Archangel versus the Choir. Wolfsbane versus her father. X-23 versus Matthew Risman. Warpath versus (secret). This is how a species dies.

32 pages, $2.99.

ANGEL: REVELATIONS #4

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, art and cover by Adam Pollina.

A tremendous evil has come for Warren Worthington. Now, not only is the boy with wings growing out of his back in deadly peril, but so are his friends. What is the devilish nature of the crucible that will forge a future X-Man? And how will this confused teenager rise to the occasion and become the hero his friends need him to be? All their lives depend on it...

32 pages, $3.99.

THE NEW EXILES #9 & 10

Written by Chris Claremont, pencils by Tom Grummett, covers by Alexander Garner.

The British and French empires are at each other's throats, and the Exiles are barely able to catch their breath. Perhaps the help of certain wheelchair-bound mutant teacher's student body would come in handy? Meanwhile in Chinese occupied Japan, Betsy struggles to deal with Lady Mandarin and Ogun. Wrapping up the third arc of New Exiles!

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #6

Written by Fred Van Lente, pencils and cover by Salvador Espin.

Tonight! On a brand-new "When Teenage Mutant Girl Sleepovers Turn Deadly": Siryn and Kitty Pryder get into a no-holds-barred throwdown of a catfight over Colossus' love, with Wolverine caught in the middle!

32 pages, $2.99.

X-FACTOR SPECIAL: LAYLA MILLER ONE-SHOT

Written by Peter David, pencils by Valentine De Landro, cover by Boo Cook.

Trapped in a future she never made, Layla Miller finds herself smack in the middle of the Summers rebellion that was responsible for the eventual liberation of mutants from the camps. The only question is, will she survive it?

48 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #15

Written by Jeff Parker, pencils by Karl Kesel, cover by Carlo Pagulayan.

Is she a bad girl? Is she a mutant? Does even she know what or who she is? Is that her real hair? The mysterious MEDUSA has escaped the reach of the Fantastic Four, only to run right into the home of the Uncanny X-Men!

32 pages, $2.99.

GENEXT #4

Written by Chris Claremont, penciled by Patrick Scherberger, cover by Doug Alexander Gregory.

When one of their own is in trouble, the next generation of X-Men doesn't turn to their parents and grandparents (the original and all-new X-Men)...GeNext takes care of their own. Follow Legendary X-Scribe Chris Claremont as he brings you the adventures of today's X-Men, if the team aged in real-time. This time, they're on their own and out from under their predecessors' shadows to do what they think is right: save their friend! Plus, back-up rarities from Marvel's X-vaults!

32 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN ORIGINS: JEAN GREY

Writtten by Sean McKeever, art and cover by Mike Mayhew.

From the moment Professor Xavier arrived on her doorstep, young Jean Grey knew things would change forever. But she was never prepared for how strange life at the Xavier Institute could be - or just how dangerous she truly was. Will she be able to harness her budding powers in time to prove herself a hero? Or will the ghosts of her past haunt her forever? Sean McKeever and Mike Mayhew bring you the first adventure of the X-Men's mightiest mutant. Guest starring the original X-Men!

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE: KILLING MADE SIMPLE ONE-SHOT

Written by Christopher Yost and Todd Dezago, pencils by Koi Turnbull and Steve Kurth, cover by Steophen Segovia.

Wolverine's hard to kill, sure -- but if one guy knows how to do it...it's Wolverine himself! Wolverine faces down Nanny and Orphan-Maker and lets former New X-Men member Trance in on all his secrets... And in a special bonus tale, Logan is sent to the Arctic Circle, and show us that there's always one more way to die...

48 pages, $3.99.

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MAX TITLES

FOOLKILLER: WHITE ANGELS #2

Written by Gregg Hurwitz, penciled by Paul Azaceta, cover by Tomm Coker.

"Punishement Fits The Crime," part 2. Los Angeles. The City of Angels. For a town that thinks it's pretty, there's plenty of ugly to go around. That's where the Foolkiller comes in -- taking a scalpel to warts, expurgating the cancer that grows in society's gut. This time, the Foolkiller has targeted the hate-crime known as the White Angels, a secret socieyt whose arteries snake throughout the city -- from the back alleys to the Hollywood hills. As he eats his way up the food chain, he's about to cross paths with the one vigilante whose legend exceeds his own. A stone-cold killer that has also targeted the White Angels. A predator that doesn't like to share. Enter the Punisher.

32 pages, $3.99.

PUNISHER #60

Written by Garth Ennis, pencils by Goran Parlov, cover by Tim Bradstreet.

"Valley Forge. Valley Forge.," conclusion. Garth Ennis concludes his epic run in style! They threw up a wall of good men to shield themselves from the Punisher's wrath. Now these men of influence and privilege are going to pay. Frank Castle is about to bring his personal war to their doorstep in what might be the bloodiest chapter yet of the Punisher saga. Also featuring an 8-page preview of Punisher #61, "Girls in White Dresses.".

40 pages, $2.99.

PUNISHER #61

Written by Gregg Hurtwitz, penciled by Laurence Campbell, cover by Dave Johnson.

"Girls in White Dresses," part 1. The first of three story arcs written by three of the hottest writers in crime fictions starts here! In black vans and under cover of night, they descend on the little Mexican town of Tierra Rota, abducting its women and returning them days later like broken dolls. And no one can stop them. That is, until one brave soul approaches Frank Castle with his heart in one hand and a bag full of money in the other. Now Frank's no bounty hunter, and definitely no hero, but there are some things the Punisher just can't abide.

32 pages, $3.99.

HAUNT OF HORROR: LOVECRAFT #3

Written, pencils and cover by Richard Corben.

A three-issue limited series that offers eerie new spins on the poems and short stories of H.P. Lovecraft. Each issue features three adaptations -- beautifully rendered in black and white with gray tones as only Corben can do it -- along with a printing of the original source text by H.P. Lovecraft. In this third and final issue, Corben brings you "Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family," "The Well," and "The Window." It's classic Lovecraft with a new twist!

32 pages, $3.99.



OTHERS

KICK-ASS #6

Written by Mark Millar, pencils and cover by John Romita Jr.

The moment Dave Lizewski has spent his whole brief career as Kick-Ass preparing for. When the chips are down, when everything's at stake..;whose ass will be kicked? Kick-Ass' origin story unfolds.

48 pages, $3.99.

UNIVERSAL WAR ONE #2

Written, penciled and cover by Denis Barjam, adapted by Paul Benjamin.

The English adaptation of the European best-seller continues! Enormous, incomprehensible and terrifying, the Wall stands at the heart of the solar system, cutting off access to any planet beyond Saturn. People aboard the United Earth Force's powerful third fleet are beginning to ask questions: Is the Wall a black hole, or a shield of unknown force? Is it the harbinger of an imminent invasion, or is Death itself lurking on the other side, waiting to pounce? A squadron of misfits is going to be tested by confronting its own human problems within this mystery of cosmic proportions. With the fate of humanity at stake, can anyone survive the First Universal War?

56 pages, $5.99.

MARVEL ILLUSTRATED: THE THREE MUSKETEERS #3

Written by Roy Thomas, penciled by Hugo Petrus, cover by Gerald Parel.

Things are not looking good for the merry Musketeers. Porthos has been wounded in a duel and lost his money gambling. Aramis has become a religious fanatic. Athos has learned his wtned, scattered Musketeers.

32 pages, $2.99.



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