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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010

MARVEL COMICS FOR FEBRUARY

FORMIC WARS: BURNING EARTH #1 & #2

Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD & AARON JOHNSTON Penciled by GIANCARLO CARACUZZO Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA Issue #1 Variant Cover by BRYAN HITCH

The never-before-told prequel to Ender's Game continues! An unidentified ship is rocketing toward Earth with tech far beyond anything we've ever seen...and the only people who can give warning are a small band of asteroid miners millions of miles from home. The clock is ticking, and it doesn't look good for the human race. From New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card comes the tale of humanity's first contact with the Formics...and the horrible toll it took on mankind.

32 pages, $3.99.

ORSON SCOTT CARD'S: SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD #2

Written by AARON JOHNSTON Penciled by POP MHAN Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

The award-winning novel comes to life as the saga of Ender Wiggin continues! Ender is called to a distant planet to speak the death of a scientist brutally murdered by a mysterious alien species. But instead of uncovering the truth, Ender finds a web of lies and deceit that threatens to endanger the entire planet. Based on the novel by bestselling author Orson Scott Card.

32 pages, $3.99.

HALO: FALL OF REACH – COVENANT #1

Written by BRIAN REED Pencils & Cover by FELIX RUIZ

It is a question that man has long asked -- are we alone in the universe? This February, the United Nations Space Command learns the answer to that question... and unfortunately, the answer is NO. Catch the beginning of the struggle between Man and Covenant in this epic series based on the novel by Eric Nylund.

32 pages, $3.99.

OZMA OF OZ #4

Written by ERIC SHANOWER Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

It's Ozma of Oz to the rescue! And the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion are with her. No sooner have they freed Dorothy and Tik-tok from the thirty-headed Princess Langwidere than they're off to liberate the slaves of the mysterious Nome King from his vast underground caverns. Plus: Billina's showdown in the chicken coop! And introducing the Hungry Tiger.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE STAND: NO MAN'S LAND #2

Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA Penciled by MIKE PERKINS Cover by TOMM COKER

As Flagg's influence continues to draw Nadine and Harold further towards madness and destruction, the Free Zone Committee makes their first play against the Kingdom of Evil: They will send three spies to Vegas--provided, of course, that their "volunteers" agree to what could very well be a suicide-mission. It's bitter goodbyes in this heart-wrenching chapter of Stephen King's apocalyptic epic. Also: What's the trouble with young Leo Rockway?

32 pages, $3.99.

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER - THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA #3

Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID Art & Cover by LUKE ROSS & RICHARD ISANOVE

Roland has no choice! He must escape the vile clutches of the Little Sisters of Eluria or his life is forfeit. But in a drugged stupor, he is nearly helpless. His only chance with lies Jenna, the one Sister who is seemingly willing to risk her own life to help the Gunslinger get free. The Dark Bells mark her as something special, like a princess. Yet, despite her apparent goodness, not even Jenna is human...Continuing Roland Deschain's desperate quest for the Man in Black as it takes a most unexpected turn. Don't miss it!

32 pages, $3.99.

ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED -- THE INGENUE #2

Written by Laurell K. Hamilton & Jess Booth Pencils by Ron Lim Cover by Brett Booth

Things go from bad to worse for Anita Blake when a visit to the morgue turns into a bloodbath! Best-selling author Laurell K. Hamilton's beloved heroine turns up the heat in this count-the-corpses chapter that will leaves fans begging for more!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS DOOM #3

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL Cover by BRYAN HITCH

The ultimate enemy has revealed himself to be Reed Richards!!! And now the entire Ultimate Universe must band together and stop their old friend from becoming the worst villain the world has ever seen. The penultimate chapter in the most thrilling story in Ultimate Universe history. The fate of many of your favorite ultimate heroes will be decided right here!!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

Written by JASON AARON Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY

An Ultimate Comics groundbreaking miniseries! Captain America has met his match, but just who exactly is this nemesis? And what does he want? A gripping tale about what it truly means to wear the flag.

32 pages, $3.99.

AVENGERS ACADEMY #9

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE Pencils by SEAN CHEN Cover by MIKE McKONE

Guest-starring Taskmaster! As the fallout from Tigra's shocking act last issue rocks the Academy, Finesse goes in search of the man who could be her father...the character readers have demanded since issue #1...Taskmaster! Be here for the explosive reunion.

32 pages, $2.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE KORVAC SAGA #3

Written by BEN McCOOL Pencils & Cover by CRAIG ROUSSEAU

Bad enough Captain America is a hero from the 1940s trapped in today's world...now he's a FUGITIVE trapped in the 30th century! Can the mysterious Korvac figure out a way to get Cap back home, or is the Star-Spangled Avenger forever on the run from a future gone mad!?

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS #10

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

The Infinity Gauntlet is back! And no power on the Earth can stop it!  It is sentences like these that made Stan Lee invent the phrase: 'Nuff Said!! Another pulse-pounding, Earth-shattering chapter from Marvel's blockbuster superteam of Bendis and Romita Jr! Plus: Another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!

32 pages, $3.99.

NEW AVENGERS #9

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by MIKE DEODATO & HOWARD CHAYKIN Cover by MIKE DEODATO

Infinity Part One. Of all of the secrets that are held within the Marvel Universe nothing is more shocking than the one that will be revealed in this brand-new storyline. before S.H.I.E.L.D, before the birth of the super hero, what deep dark secret has Nick Fury held for all of these decades and how has it come back to terrorize everyone?! Series writer Brian Michael Bendis teams up once again with Marvel superstar Mike Deodato for the first time since their chart-busting run on Dark Avengers. And joining them is Howard Chaykin for Fury flashbacks that will delight and startle you. Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!

32 pages, $3.99.

SECRET AVENGERS #10

Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.

The action-packed conclusion of our Secret Avengers second secret mission!  Steve Rogers face-to-face with an old friend turned enemy! A Secret Avenger in the hands of the Shadow Council!  This story may be over, but things are just heating up!

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME #4

Written by MARK WAID Penciled by JORGE MOLINA Cover by BRYAN HITCH

In order to maintain his Captain America identity, Steve Rogers must convince the world that he's the real deal and not some kid who's adopted the name and costume -- and to do that, he'll need the help of the entire Marvel Universe

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA #2

Written by JONATHAN MABERRY Penciled by TOM SCIOLI Cover by ADI GRANOV

Guest starring the Avengers! During the height of WWII, Captain America and Bucky fought a secret cabal of Hydra scientists to crush a plan to resurrect Nazi storm troopers. Now Cap is rescued from his icy grave by Earth's Mightiest Heroes -- and the same cabal of sorcerer-scientists also return! For millennia, Hydra has stolen secrets and spilled blood to obtain the secrets of immortality. Now with Cap's unwilling help, they achieve their unnatural goal! New York Times bestselling novelist Jonathan Maberry teams with the '60s stylings of Tom Scioli (Godland) to take you on a nightmare journey into the darkest days of Captain America's life!

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #615

Written by ED BRUBAKER Penciled by BUTCH GUICE Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

The shocking finale of THE TRIAL OF CAPTAIN AMERICA! Did we mention nothing would ever be the same again? Because seriously, it won't.

32 pages, $3.99.

IRON MAN 2.0 #1 & #2

Written by NICK SPENCER Penciled by BARRY KITSON Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA Variant Covers by MARKO DJURDJEVIC & DHEERAJ VERMA

Spinning directly out of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN! New mission! New armor! New Iron Man! Lt. Col. James Rhodes is War Machine...the single most advanced one-man weapon of conventional combat. But wars aren't fought the way they used to be – and when Rhodey has to face a mysterious enemy he can't shoot, can't bomb, can't even see, he's going to be forced to evolve...or die. Find out why War Machine becomes Iron Man 2.0 in the 3-part launch arc of this all-new ongoing series!

40 pages, $3.99; 32 pages, $2.99.

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #500.1

Written by MATT FRACTION Art & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

Special POINT ONE issue. START READING with this Point One issue. Tony Stark takes his first steps into the future! The Armored Avenger soars to never before seen heights and he's not going alone. Learn what it means to be Iron Man in the 21st Century! This issue sets the stage for the most action packed story in ol' Shellhead's life!

32 pages, $2.99.

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #501

Written by MATT FRACTION Art & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Why should Tony Stark be the one to benefit from all of his technology? What right does Stark have to keep his miracles to himself? A familiar threat in other corners of the Marvel Universe comes demanding answers- -- and salvation -- from Iron Man. And because it's not enough to remake the world with free and limitless energy, Stark Resilient goes after the challenge of remaking another world: ASGARD.

32 pages, $3.99.

IRON MAN LEGACY #11

Written by FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by PHILIPPE BRIONES Cover by JUAN DOE

THE ILLUMINATI versus THE PRIDE as "INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION" reaches its senses-shattering conclusion!... 'NUFF SAID!

32 pages, $2.99.

IRON MAN/THOR #4

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by SCOT EATON Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

The High Evolutionary's grand dream for the advancement of Mankind has gone disastrously wrong. The world is about to be torn apart and remade to the specifications of an insane and disgruntled genius. One man and one god, old friends and old comrades, are the only things left standing in his way. The climactic, earth-shattering battle ends here!

32 pages, $3.99.

THOR: FOR ASGARD #6

Written by ROBERT RODI Pencils & Cover by SIMONE BIACHI

The epic miniseries concludes, with the god of thunder as you've never seen him before! Asgard's empire is in upheaval...Asgard Palace is under siege...and Thor has lost his hammer, his throne -- his very life! At his lowest ebb, in his darkest hour, the son of Odin undertakes the most audacious feat of his career, in a spectacular attempt to trigger a new age of heroes.

32 pages, $3.99.

THUNDERSTRIKE #4

Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ

"Even the Mighty Can DIE!" SPECIAL READER ADVISORY--This publication contains scenes of excessive action and angst in the mighty Marvel manner and is not for the faint of heart! As if they didn't have their hands full with a power-mad demigod who is determined to destroy Olympus and Asgard, Thunderstrike and Gruenhilda the Valkyrie are traumatized by an unexpected death when they suddenly run into one of the greatest super-menaces of all--MANGOG, the merciless!

32 pages, $3.99.

THOR #620

Written by MATT FRACTION Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY

The World Eaters are marauding across Earth on an unstoppable rampage towards Asgard. The only thing that stands between them and our utter annihilation is Odin... and the Asgardian Blood Legion... and with them comes colossal combat the likes of which the world has never seen.

32 pages, $3.99.

CARNAGE #3

Written by ZEB WELLS Art & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Spider-Man and Iron Man face defeat and death at the hands of the blood-thirsty symbiote and its lethal new host! Bet Spider-Man never thought he'd actually miss the psychotic serial killer Cletus Kasady inside the murderous alien suit...

32 pages, $3.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654

Written by DAN SLOTT Art & Cover by STEFANO CASELLI

REVENGE OF THE SPIDER-SLAYER Part 3 of 3 "Self-Inflicted Wounds" One of the most pivotal moments of the SPIDER-MAN "BIG TIME" era happens here.  Other comics promise you their issues will "Change Everything" or that "Nothing Will Ever Be The Same."  No carnival barker-like pitch this time.  Just the plain, simple truth: This issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN will have repercussions for Peter Parker and this title's cast for years and years to come. Guest-starring THE NEW AVENGERS.  Also in this issue: We finally reveal what has become of the alien symbiote.  And a dramatic change to Spider-Man's powers. Do NOT miss this issue!

40 pages, $3.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.1

Written by DAN SLOTT Pencils & Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA

Special POINT ONE issue. START READING with this Point One issue to learn the new meaning for great power and great responsibility! Witness the birth of a new Spider-Man in the start of a brand-new story arc! Bonded to the dangerous and powerful Venom symbiote, this new webslinger is showing Peter Parker up in the hero department! Plus, who will Spider-Man turn to in his darkest hour? Believe us, it's not who you think!

32 pages, $2.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #655

Written by DAN SLOTT Art & Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

This February may be the shortest month of the year, but this time it's the BIGGEST month for AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! "Awakening" We can't tell you what's in this issue without spoiling the end of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.  But we can say this: Marcos Martin returns to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN in a full-length 30 page story that will haunt you.  As the fallout of recent events continues to rock Peter Parker's world, he makes a choice-- a promise-- that even he might not be able to fulfill...

40 pages, $3.99.

SPIDER-GIRL #4

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by MATT SOUTHWORTH Cover by JELENA KEVIC- DJURDJEVIC

KRAVEN'S NEW HUNT! Ana Kravinoff explodes onto the scene to prove to her father, Kraven the Hunter, that she's worthy of the family name by taking down one of the Spider family, and Spider-Girl is her chosen prey! Looks like Spider-Girl isn't the only one with father issues, and the Grim Hunt isn't quite over... not if Ana Kravinoff has her way! AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: GRIM HUNT's Matthew Southworth joins Paul Tobin for this two-part Spider-Epic!

32 pages, $2.99.

OSBORN #4

Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK Art by EMMA RIOS Cover by BEN OLIVER

BIG TIME continues for the biggest criminal in the Marvel Universe. Norman Osborn's got himself a prison army! The former Green Goblin's enemies and allies, both outside the top-secret supermax prison and inside, want to play him like a fiddle and serve their own ends. As everyone around Osborn scrambles to salvage their ultimate goal, Norman opts to take matters into his own hands...with the help of his fellow super villains!

32 pages, $3.99.

HULK #30

Written by JEFF PARKER Pencils & Cover by ED McGUINNESS

Ed McGuiness draws a special (and especially insane) issue of HULK! A classic Hulk enemy returns, and can only be defeated by...THE COMPOUND HULK! Guest-starring XEMNU, THE IMPOSSIBLE MAN and WOODGOD (yes, Woodgod)!

40 pages, $3.99.

INCREDIBLE HULKS #622

Written by Greg Pak Penciled by Paul Pelletier Cover by Carlo pagulayan

In the horrific tragedy of life sweepstakes, the Hulk has won the jackpot, time and time again. But now he's finally had enough. Don't miss the shocking climax of GOD SMASH as the Incredible Hulk breaks the most fundamental law set by the gods before mortals -- by demanding a reckoning from the most formidable Allfather of them all!

32 pages, $2.99.

INCREDIBLE HULKS #623

Written by GREG PAK Pencis & Cover by DALE EAGLEHAM

The Hulk has never been welcome in the civilized world. What better place for the savage Hulks than the Savage Land? Get ready for PLANET SAVAGE as Hulk and Skaar invade the prehistoric paradise of Ka-Zar, Lord of the Hidden Jungle. Featuring the showstopping pencils of superstar Dale Eaglesham and the return of a deadly frenemy the Hulk should never have forgotten.

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #11

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by MATTEO LOLLI Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER

It's vacation time! But when a visit to the Everglades leads not to the fountain of youth, but a mysterious rampaging monster, the vacation proves anything but restful for Sophia "Chat" Sanduval and her boyfriend, the Amazing Spider-Man! And things only get worse when Spider-Man finds himself in the odd and potentially lethal position of defending his lethal foe, the Lizard!

32 pages, $2.99.

SUPER HERO SQUAD SPECTACULAR #1

Written by TODD DEZAGO Pencils by Marcelo Dichiara & Dario Brizuela Cover by Leonel Castellani

It's a totally radical time-travel trip back to the 80s! The God-like entity known only as The BEYONDER sets his sights on the Squad...teleporting them to his own private Prison Planet to do battle with the Villains for his own amusement! Join the SQUADDIES in their first Epic-Length Event...THE SECRET WARS!

48 pages, $3.99.

MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES #11

Written by PAUL TOBIN Pencils & Cover by CLAYTON HENRY

Captain America knew something was odd when he spotted an entire flock of supposedly extinct passenger pigeons, but he didn't suspect his investigations would lead him to team up with Spider-Man's girlfriend in a deadly battle against a horde of genetically re-created species, including an entire army of the creature known as... Bigfoot. Steve Rogers is in the fight for his life, or HE'LL be the next one to go... extinct.

32 pages, $2.99.

IRON MAN MAGAZINE #6

Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

Everyone's favorite super-suited super hero gets his own ongoing magazine, collecting all-ages, all-action Iron Man adventures! Featuring some of the Armored Avenger's most thrilling tales, this magazine is bursting with high-octane stories, pinups, activities, games and more for Iron Man fans young and old.

96 pages, $6.99.

AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES #4

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Pencils by SCOTT WEGENER & Patrick Scherberger Cover by SCOTT WEGENER

Earth's Mightiest Heroes clash with Earth's Vilest Villains as the MASTERS OF EVIL assemble! Two teams collide to decide once and for all: will might make right... or wrong?

40 pages, $3.99.

AVENGERS, THOR & CAPTAIN AMERICA: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #10

Written by VARIOUS

The chronicle of the Marvel Universe returns as the All-New Official Index to the Marvel Universe delves into the history of three more of Marvel's most enduring titles! Return with us to the Silver and Golden Ages to we launch our coverage of the Avengers (from AVENGERS #345), Thor (from THOR #460), and Captain America (from both CAPTAIN AMERICA #387 and 1941's CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #32). Watch the Marvel universe's history unfold month by month as each issue provides synopses for dozens of individual comics, including back-up strips, introducing the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within, providing vital information about first appearances, where they last showed up and where they appeared next!

64 pages, $3.99.

ARCADE: DEATH GAME #1 & #2

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by DAVID BALDEON Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE

When the strange and deadly Arcade decides to rebuild his ruined reputation, he sets his sights on the members of the Avengers Academy and the Young Allies. But when one of his teenage victims escapes, is it a setback for Arcade, or all part of his master plan to turn the entirety of New York into...Murderworld? DEATH GAME starts here!

32 pages, $2.99.

BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #515

Written by DAVID LISS Penciled by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

For the fate of Hell's Kitchen: T'Challa vs. Vlad the Impaler in a desperate rooftop battle of wills, wits and fists!  "Urban Jungle" heats up as Luke Cage guest-stars, friends fall, dark forces prepare to step from the shadows, and a dangerous conspiracy begins to unfold!

32 pages, $2.99.

HEROES FOR HIRE #3

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by BRAD WALKER Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE Variant Cover by HARVEY TOLIBAO

Iron Fist asks: Who's hiring the heroes? The dangerous missions continue -- and the mystery behind who's pulling the strings deepens! As Paladin begins to question the operation he's signed up to, his curiosity brings him face-to-face with a figure central to Heroes For Hire history...with explosive results!

32 pages, $2.99.

DAREDEVIL: REBORN #2

Written by ANDY DIGGLE Art by DAVIDE GIANFELICE Cover by JOCK

THE SHADOWLAND FOLLOW-UP CONTINUES! He thought he had left his crime-fighting days behind him.  Guilt-ridden and alone, the man who would be Daredevil turned his back on the life he once knew, and fled into the New Mexico desert.  But when he stumbles across small-town corruption that threatens to erupt into something altogether more deadly, he finds that he cannot deny the hero within...

32 pages, $3.99.

SHE-HULKS #4

Written by HARRISON WILCOX Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN Cover by ED McGUINNESS

The SHE-HULKS -- EXPOSED!!! The secret is out that Lyra Walters is actually none other than the All-New Savage She-Hulk, and the last remaining mad genius from THE INTELLIGENCIA is poised to make her PAY!  Can the young She-Hulk save the dance for her fellow students, even with the help of her smashing green cousin?  Or will this be her last dance in more ways than one?  Find out as MAN HUNT comes to an explosive conclusion!

32 pages, $2.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR #588

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA Cover by ALAN DAVIS

Following the death of (censored), spend a month seeing how the remaining members of the Fantastic Four, the extended family, other heroes, and prominent villains react to the loss of this legendary hero. It's the epilogue to THREE: A Month of Mourning. PLUS: The Amazing Spider-Man consoles Franklin Richards in a second all-new tale!

40 pages, $3.99.

HAWKEYE: BLIND SPOT #1

Written by JIM MCCANN Penciled by TBA Cover by MIKE PERKINS

Get it here: the past, present and future of the world's greatest archer set to star in the upcoming Marvel Studios' The Avengers movie! Hawkeye is left blindsided after the events of WIDOWMAKER, with a new vision of the world around him and, in order to move forward with his new life, he must first re-examine how it all began. A Clint Barton you've never seen before.!

32 pages, $2.99.

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #1 & #2

Written by FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by WELLINTON ALVES Covers by MIKE PERKINS

Charging from the pages of SHADOWLAND comes the collector's item first ever POWER MAN & IRON FIST #1! When Danny Rand transformed his multinational corporation into a non-profit foundation, he thought he had left fighting behind – but with so many innocents wrongly convicted, the battle never ends! Their first case is Luke Cage and Danny Rand's former secretary Jennie Royce, imprisoned for a murder she didn't commit...or did she? And Iron Fist isn't fighting alone -- he's got a new partner with him: Victor Alvarez, the all-new Power Man, he of the exploding punches – and exploding temper! Can Danny train his new charge well enough to face returning foil El Aguila as well as new threats Don Pagliacci, the Commedia Dell'Morte, and the beautiful, deadly Noir? That's right, Marvel's original mismatched action duo begins a new era of greatness right here!

32 pages, $2.99.

ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED #1

Written by SEAN MCKEEVER Penciled by FILIPE ANDRADE Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS Variant Covers by ROB LIEFELD

THE SECRET AVENGERS AND YOUNG ALLIES CO-STAR IN THIS SENSES-SHATTERING SAGA! Deep in the heart of Colombia, an immense and unmarked engine hums at a steady, ominous pace. Its purpose: to exploit a tear in the barrier between this world and another; to harvest and refine an exotic energy source for Roxxon Energy Corp. But just on the other side of that tear, inside the Negative Zone, a dark entity of vast power has been waiting for what has seemed like centuries, preparing for the moment when he can finally reach through the tear and once again cast his judgment on humans and mutants alike. For the psychomagnetic abomination called ONSLAUGHT, that moment is about to arrive...and he'll have the girl without a world--NOMAD--to thank for it!

40 pages, $3.99.

SECRET WARRIORS #25

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by ALESSANDRO VITTI Cover by PAUL RENAUD

Double-sized, secret revealing issue! What ties Hydra, The Howling Commandos, and Leviathan together? How did Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan, Baron Von Strucker, Kraken and Orion become part of the same mysterious organization? It's all here in "Wheels within Wheels" part 2: "Zodiac"!

48 pages, $3.99.

S.H.I.E.L.D. #6

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER Cover by GERALD PAREL Historical Variant by DUSTIN WEAVER

THE FINALE TO THE FIRST VOLUME OF S.H.I.E.L.D.! This chapter comes to a close in a fashion that will have your jaw on the floor. It is Da Vinci vs. Newton with the fate of the world in the balance. Who is the Night Machine on the side of? What role will the Celestial Child play? The most talked about book of 2010 closes its first volume with a bang. But don't worry, the same team will be back soon with volume 2!

32 pages, $2.99.

PUNISHER: IN THE BLOOD #4

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by ROLAND BOSCHI Cover by JEAN-SEBASTIAN ROSSBACH

Who is the gorgeous, leather-clad, burn victim romantically entangled with both the Jigsaw Brothers? The answer will twist the knife buried deep in the belly of Frank Castle. The answer will shred his soul. The Punisher has fought his way though a hurricane of broken glass, nothing has broken him. He fought on. But no longer. Not after today. Not after the final revenge of The Jigsaw Brothers. The Punisher will never recover from this.

32 pages, $3.99.

THUNDERBOLTS #153

Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by KEV WALKER Cover by GREG LAND

HULK's "Scorched Earth" program hits the T-Bolts – forcing the newest addition to the team to reveal their true colors! It looks like one prisoner will be walking away with no nanite controls and no chance of recapture...unless Juggernaut has something to say about it!

32 pages, $2.99.

DOCTOR STRANGE: FROM THE MARVEL VAULT #1

Written by ROGER STERN Penciled by NEIL VOKES Cover by MARIO ALBERTI

A Marvel Masterpiece from deep inside the treasure vaults can now be told! For decades, Doctor Stephen Strange has worked as a practicing sorcerer out of the weird old brownstone at 177A Bleecker Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. But what eerie secrets does the building hide? What lurks within its walls? Is it ... haunted? Now, at last, the full story of Doctor Strange's first night in his Sanctum Sanctorum stands revealed –- in a tale tastefully told by Roger Stern (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and dramatically drawn by those Masters of the Comic Arts, Neil Vokes and Jay Geldhof (UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN: STRANGE ENCOUNTERS, The Black Forest).

32 pages, $2.99.

SILVER SURFER #1

Written by Greg Pak Pencils by Stephen Segovia Cover by Carlo Pagulayan

A new beginning for the SILVER SURFER! The sentinel of the spaceways walks the Earth once more, a stranger feared by many. Only the HIGH EVOLUTIONARY understands his true potential, but the Evolutionary's mysterious grand design may cost the Surfer everything and change the cosmic balance forever! He's traded blows with Thor and matched wits with Mephisto, but can the herald of Galactus survive the judgment of NORRIN RAND, the man within the Silver Surfer? It's a character-defining epic showing the Silver Surfer as you've never seen him before.

32 pages, $2.99.

VENOM/DEADPOOL #1

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by SHAWN MOLL Cover SKOTTIE YOUNG

Collected from the pages of WHAT IF? DARK REIGN -- THE OSBORN ASSASSINATION, WHAT IF? WOVLERINE: FATHER, WHAT IF? SPIDER-MAN and WHAT IF? IRON MAN: DEMON IN AN ARMOR, the House of Ideas asks and answers: What if the Venom Symbiote possessed Deadpool?!

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL #33

Written by DANIEL WAY Penciled by CARLO BARBERI Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

"SPACE ODDITY," PART 1 Deadpool, everyone's favorite fun-loving killer-for-hire, is back in business, taking on a new gig – in space! Will this job cement his rep as the best merc in the solar system, or will things like lack of oxygen and zero-gravity throw him off his game? One word: Maybe!

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #884

Written by TOM PEYER Penciled by JACOB CHABOT Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

The voices in Deadpool's head hire him to do the dirtiest job of his career, but the mission is endangered when he's trapped in an elevator with The Watcher! How will being constantly watched affect Deadpool's mercenary skills? And will the Watcher be able to keep his sacred vow to not interfere in the affairs of men when Deadpool is really really really annoying?

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL CORPS #11

Written by VICTOR GISCHLER Penciled by MARAT MYCHAELS Cover by ROB LIEFELD

"YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION," PART 5 The Krook Home world has been through the ringer, and with the help of Lady Deadppool, the King has seized power back from his upstart daughter Princess Teela. But there's time for one more showdown as Teela squares off against Lady Deadpool. Which of these sexy sword wielders will prove to be the better blade? Meanwhile, Deadpool and Headpool are in the midst of the Galaxy's biggest bank heist. Too bad the the Omega Confederation has sent a couple of heavies to thwart his plans. Turns out, Deadpool can call on a couple of his own heavies. Who are these heavies? Will Dogpool bite one of them on the ankle? Tune in to see the explosions.

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL & CABLE #26

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Penciled by LEO FERNANDEZ Cover by DAVE WILKINS

Cable is dead, and no one's more devastated than his old friend and partner, Deadpool (a.k.a. Wade Wilson, a.k.a. the Merc With the Mouth, a.k.a. the guy who's in pretty much every other solicit this month). Sitting by Cable's grave, Deadpool struggles to find the perfect way to honor his fallen mutant pal. Then... light bulb! Deadpool remembers Rumekistan, the troubled and totally fictional European country that Cable once tried to turn into a Utopia on earth. Deadpool travels there to establish up a Cable museum! A Cable amusement park! A Cable cable TV show! But Rumekistan isn't quite what it used to be, and Deadpool's appearance only makes things worse. To set things right, Deadpool will have to do more than just honor his old friend -- he must become him!

40 pages, $3.99.

ASTONISHING X-MEN #36

Written by DANIEL WAY Pencils & Cover by JASON PEARSON Variant Cover by MICHAEL KALUTA

"MONSTROUS," PART 1 Not all monsters are easy to spot -- some of them live among us, undetected or long forgotten. Some of them live inside us, in the dark corners of our hearts, feeding on our secret fears of loss. But in the Marvel Universe, most of them live on Monster Island. Or, at least, they did. A mysterious exodus is underway; monsters spilling onto nearby shores – with catastrophic results – and it falls upon a small group of X-Men to both save the population from destruction and to solve an imposing riddle: What are monsters afraid of? New series writer Daniel Way (Deadpool) is joined by superstar artist Jason Pearson to bring you a widescreen, mega blockbuster story filled with classic Kirby monsters, heart-stopping revelations and over-the-top action!

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE #5.1

Written by JASON AARON Art by TBD Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

Special POINT ONE issue. START READING with this Point One issue! CELEBRATE the most dangerous birthday in the Marvel Universe when Wolverine's new girlfriend invites X-Men and Avengers alike to a surprise party for everyone's favorite mutant. Logan's birthdays has never been his favorite time of the year, but not even he could anticipate just how bad it could get. One thing is for sure -- one way or another, blood will be drawn! Thrill to this stunning beginning of a whole new era for Logan...if he can survive the night!

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE #6

Written by JASON AARON Penciled by DANIEL ACUNA Cover by JAE LEE

Once again, a mindless Wolverine is raging out control, a danger to everyone around him. But this time Cyclops is ready. He's always feared this day would come again, and he's ready and willing to do whatever it takes to end Wolverine's rampage once and for all. He's even brought along a few friends to help him: Magneto and Namor. Don't miss Part One of the action-packed new arc, "Wolverine vs. The X-Men."

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE AND JUBILEE #2

Written by KATHRYN IMMONEN Penciled by PHIL NOTO Cover by NIMIT MALAVIA

Undead teenagers, can't live with 'em, can't shoot 'em...because they're undead. Wolverine may be taking on his roughest mission yet as he tries to kick some sense into Jubilee and boy, does she fight back!  In his version of Upward Bound, X-Men style, he's hauled her halfway around the world to get her away from whoever or whatever is trying to frame her for mass murder. But this town's got a problem that's going to take their combined efforts to combat, and Jubilee's pursuer is hot on their trail.

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS #3

Written by CHARLIE HUSTON Penciled by JUAN JOSE RYP Cover by BRYAN HITCH 

"SOMEONE THEY CAN HATE," PART 3 OF 6 It's cover-to-cover blood-soaked action as the most extreme Wolverine monthly ever continues! Wolverine has never faced an opponent quite like Contagion, who becomes a much bigger problem if he's killed! But first, Logan must get past the aptly named Unkillables. In round two, Wolverine slashes his way past – and through – Slaughter, Suicide, Scavenger and Yi Yang, only to discover that their enigmatic leader is expecting him. Contagion has big plans for Logan. Big plans.

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE #1000

Written by Rick Spears, Jimmy Palmiotti, Mark Simmons, Vince Hernandez & Sarah Cross Penciled by Tim Green, Rafa Garres, Mike Ryan, Luke Ross & Joao Lemos Cover by Stephen Segovia Variant Cover by Rafa Garres

He's literally clawed his way out of hell, but in this savagely super-sized special, Wolverine's inner diablo is unleashed when he leads THE LAST RIDE OF THE DEVIL'S BRIGADE. And Logan's WWII era suicide-mission behind enemy lines is only the beginning of his troubles in a collection from today's hottest talent that takes the long-lived killer to the bayou, the Mojoverse and beyond!

80 pages, $4.99.

X-23 #6

Written by MARJORIE LIU Penciled by WILL CONRAD Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY

Is Miss Sinister the most dangerous enemy X-23 has ever encountered or the closest thing to a friend she has right now? X-23 is about to find out, as just when things couldn't get worse, they do.

32 pages, $2.99.

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #6

Written by MARJORIE LIU & DANIEL WAY Pencils & Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Daken's plans to undermine the criminal underworld of Madipoor are falling into place!  But will the most dangerous men and women in the world simply topple where they stand -- or will Daken find the tables turned...and his neck in a noose?

32 pages, $2.99.

X-MEN #8

Written by VICTOR GISCHLER Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO Cover by TERRY DODSON

"TO SERVE AND PROTECT," PART 2 After braving the lizard-creature infested sewers beneath Manhattan, Spider-Man reveals to the X-Men just exactly who they are up against. But this doesn't explain the rash of disappearances of outcast teenagers. Why have they vanished, and what do these kids have in common? The X-Men must use their best detective skills to discover the secret, but nothing prepares them–or Spider-Man–for the surprise villain who is pulling all the strings.

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-FORCE #5

Written by RICK REMENDER Art & Cover by ESAD RIBIC

There are innumerable and varying potential futures awaiting mankind. Between them exists only one constant: The rise of the Deathloks! Seeded in our present they grow, a time virus spreading across all possibilities, infiltrating the fate of mankind. One thing stands in their way; a man who shouldn't exist. They come in waves, an army of time displaced Deathlok troopers made from Earth's greatest warriors; Captain America, Spider-Man, Elektra, Cyclops, Venom, The Thing, Bullseye--all soldiers in the army of Deathlok. All operating under one directive: Fantomex must die! The hottest book on the stands just gets hotter as fan favorite writer Rick Remender (Punisher, Fear Agent) is joined by superstar artist Esad Ribic (Wolverine, Loki)!

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN #533

Written by MATT FRACTION & KIERON GILLEN Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND

"QUARANTINE" Part 4 (of 5). The public gets what the public wants - and the public wants "X-Men." The Sublime Corporation is here to provide, at a cost. Both financially and for the safety of the entire world. It's the gala product launch that everyone will be talking about. If only the actual X-Men weren't dying of the power-sapping flu on Utopia so they could stop this.

32 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN LEGACY #245

Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by CLAY MANN Cover by LEINIL YU Fantastic Four Anniversary Variant by PAOLO RIVERA

"AGE OF X" PART ONE! In a world where the X-Men never existed and mutantkind has been hunted to extinction, the few remaining mutants band together to make their last stand. Who are they? And just how far will they go to survive? The AGE OF X starts here!

32 pages, $2.99.

NEW MUTANTS #22

Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by STEVE KURTH Cover by LEINIL YU

"AGE OF X" PART TWO! The last surviving mutants have banded together, spending each day securing the walls of their stronghold, beating back those who would see them wiped out. But when a conspiracy is discovered within the fortress itself, could it be that mutantkind's last bastion will crumble from the inside out?

32 pages, $2.99.

NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT #7

Written by STUART MOORE Penciled by ARIEL OLIVETTI Cover by PHIL NOTO

NAMOR GOES TO HELL, part 2 of 3! Lost in an arid desert, Namor seeks an escape from the underworld -- while events spiral out of control in New Atlantis. Namor's only hope: one determined young X-Man -- and the man called DOCTOR DOOM!

32 pages, $2.99.

GENERATION HOPE #4

Written by KIERON GILLEN Penciled by SALVADOR ESPIN Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL Variant Cover by GREG LAND

Dust settles over the rubble of Tokyo. What emerges, for better or worse, will define the next generation of mutantkind. PLUS, as the survivors return to Utopia, there is a reckoning between Wolverine and Teon. One way or the other, it's another unforgettable issue of Generation Hope.

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL GIRL #1

Written by Josh Fialkov Penciled by Nuno Plati Cover by Roger Cruz

When Jean Grey's best friend was tragically killed in a car accident, her strange psychic powers appeared. Only with the aid of PROFESSOR CHARLES XAVIER was she able to control her mutant abilities. Now, alongside four other gifted youngsters, she must learn to master her powers...before they destroy her!

32 pages, $2.99.

X-MEN: TO SERVE AND PROTECT #4

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST, JED MACKAY & MORE! Penciled by DEREC AUCOIN, SHELDON VELL & MORE! Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

The X-Men continue their tour around the Marvel U in this not-to-be missed anthology. The X-Vigilante duo of Rockslide and Anole take Mr. Negative and the Serpent Society! A New Contest of Champions is held! Friends become lovers! Lovers become enemies! THE SKY WILL FALL, so do not miss this issue!

40 pages, $3.99.

X-FACTOR #215

Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO Cover by DAVID YARDIN

A man is dead, apparently the victim of a vampire attack. But is it truly some random crime of violence? Or is it, as his daughter believes, an elaborate ruse, designed to draw attention away from the real culprit? And can X-Factor separate fact from fiction?

32 pages, $2.99.

PUNISHERMAX #10

Written by JASON AARON Penciled by STEVE DILLON Cover by DAVE JOHSON

"BULLSEYE," PART 5 Marking the return of Jason Aaron and Steve Dillon's acclaimed PUNISHERMAX this issue finds the Punisher gunning for the Kingpin with the entire NYPD breathing down his neck. The Kingpin is counting on Bullseye to get the Punisher before the Punisher gets him but the assassin has been slowly driving himself crazy trying to figure out the riddle of Frank Castle.

32 pages, $3.99.

DEADPOOL MAX #5

Written by DAVE LAPHAM Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER

"A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE" She took him from the orphanage when he was a boy and raised him in a world of sex, violence, and deception.  She trained him in a thousand forms of deadly combat.  She's a hot sexy cougar in leather, the number one trainer of domestic terrorists, and her name is The Taskmaster.  The CIA wants her eliminated, but can Deadpool kill the woman he calls "mom"? Witness hand-to-hand combat like you've never seen as we take a trip down a memory lane lined with corpses.

32 pages, $3.99.

CASANOVA: GULA #2

Written by MATT FRACTION Art & Cover by FABIO MOON

Witness Zephyr Quinn's rampage across the face of the earth. Dare you dwell on the suicidal secrets of the Secret Cinema? Are you bold enough to gamble your life at Suki Boutique's casino? And when is Casanova Quinn in all this? Why has Sasa Lisi come now? What shocking secret do the victims on Zephyr's hit list lead to? The answer will blow the remaining unblown bits of your mind, Earthmen.

40 pages, $3.99.

TAKIO GN HC

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by MICHAEL AVON OEMING Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING

Created by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming and Olivia Bendis. Takio is the first all ages graphic novel series from Marvel's Icon imprint and the first new creator owned book by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming since their award-winning, long-running Powers. Takio tells the story of two sisters in a multiracial, adoptive family who are driving each other insane!!! Their overprotective mother makes them walk to school together, eat lunch together, and play together. They can't get away from each other!! But when a one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime accident gives them real-life superpowers, these two sisters become the first actual superheroes in the entire world. And it is awesome!! Now the sisters have to learn to get along so they can save the world and get home by six... or they are so grounded.

96 pages, $9.95.

KICK-ASS 2 #3

Written by MARK MILLAR Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

By putting on his now-famous green costume and dishing out his own brand of vigilante justice on street thugs and mob bosses alike, high school loser Dave Lizewski changed the world. Now, after a successful first mission with his new team of self-proclaimed "super heroes" -- JUSTICE FOREVER -- Dave and his crew start to understand what living in this new world really means. Plus, the return of Kick-Ass' arch-nemesis THE RED MIST, and things come to a head for HIT-GIRL!

32 pages, $2.99.





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