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Dark Horse Comics has released its solicitations for March.

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IDW Publshing has announced that, inconjunction with Toho Co., it will launch Godzilla: Monster World in March.

In the series, Godzilla will be joined by many other monsters, including Mothra, King Ghidorah and Rodan.

"Godzilla has been gone from comics for too long," said Yukio Kotaki of Toho. "And to have it return with other monsters is simply very exciting."

Godzilla: Monster World will be written by Eric Powell and Tracy Marsh, with art by Phil Hester. The series will debut with two painted covers, offered on a 50/50 basis: Eric Powell will provide a gatefold wraparound cover featuring many beloved Toho monsters, and Alex Ross contributed an imposing image of Godzilla. Powell has also painted a separate incentive cover.

"To be able to launch a Godzilla series that features many fan-favorite Toho monsters never before seen in comics is gratifying enough," said Chris Ryall, IDW's Chief Creative Officer. "But to do it with the guiding hand and brush of Eric Powell -- as perfectly suited a creator as I could've hoped to come aboard here -- along with Hester, Marsh, and Ross, is about as monstrous a line-up as I could've ever hoped for. What's more, this is just the first series to come in the line. The next one out of the gates features multiple Eisner-nominees and winners handling the creative, so we're well and truly just getting started here."

Here's how IDW describes the series:

"In Godzilla: Monster World, a full-scale apocalypse is brewing. The monsters are a force of nature whose attacks can be no more predicted or rationalized than a lightning strike. There will be no clean-cut heroes with perfectly chiseled chins and capes billowing in the wind; only ordinary human beings struggling desperately to survive in a world gone mad."


Marvel Comics has released a trailer for Invincible Iron Man #500.

To view the trailer, CLICK HERE.

Here's how Marvel describes the story:

"Three generations of Starks face their ultimate foe, seventy-some years in the future while, in the present, Spider-Man joins Iron Man as he tries to fill in the blanks of his missing memory. What if amnesia was a weapon? What if the smartest man in the land had 10 nightmares that all came true? Who is the son of Tony Stark? What's inside of the rings? The future starts now, for the Marvel Universe's favorite futurist."

Invincible Iron Man #500 will be in stores on Jan. 19.

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Marvel Comics has released a third "Do You Fear..." teaser image.

This one is "Do You Fear ... A Loss of Faith?"

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In other Marvel news:

* Marvel will be providing a back-up preview for the "Death of Spider-Man" Ultimate Comics story in several comics in Jnauary, including Black Panther: The Man without Fear #514, Chaos War: Dead Avengers #3, Daredevil Reborn #1, Deadpool #31, Heroes for Hire #2, I Am an Avenger #5 and Widow Maker #3.



Image Comics has announced that Spawn #200 has expanded from an original 27-page story to a 56-page book, with the price remaining at $3.99.

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane returns to interior artwork on the issue. Also contributing are Greg Capullo, David Finch, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, Danny Miki and Ashley Wood.

Robert Kirkman writes -- and draws -- an origin story for Omega Spawn.

"In 1992, Image Comics was formed, and a handful of new titles came out of the chute," McFarlane said. "Spawn was one of those titles. At that time, none of us thought any of the titles we were releasing would hit 200 issues. Yet here we stand, 18 years later, with the 200th issue of Spawn.

"I'm glad to be joined on this book by some of the great creators in our industry -- Jim Lee, Robert Kirkman, Marc Silvestri, Rob Liefeld, Michael Golden, David Finch, Ashley Wood, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, and FCO Plascencia. We look forward to giving you what I believe will be the best value comic you'll buy this year. Spawn #200 has now grown to over twice the size of the original, but the price remains the same."

Here's how Image describes the issue:

"The most ruthless villain in the Spawn universe returns. Can Jim Downing survive a face-to-face confrontation? Downing will battle his most fearsome opponent yet and get answers from an astonishing source, as two fan-favorite characters make a glorious return in this double-sized issue."

Spawn #200 will be in stores on Jan. 6.

New series artist Szymon Kudranski takes over with #201 and is several issues ahead. Spawn #201-205 will be coming out bi-weekly.



For covers and three-page previews of Archie Comics titles arriving in stores on Dec. 22, CLICK HERE.

Titles include B&V Friends Double Digest #210 and Sonic the Hedgehog #220.


* DC Comics has unveiled four covers: Brightest Day #17 by David Finch, Brightest Day #18 variant by Ivan Reis, DCU: Legacies #9 variant by Bill Sienkiewicz and Justice League of America #53 variant by David Mack.

* Green Lantern #60, arriving in stores on Wednesday, contains a preview image from the Green Lantern movie of Mark Strong as Sinestor.

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* According to several reports, Jon Favreau will not be directing Iron Man 3.


For previously posted February solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* Antarctic Press.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Archaia Comics.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Avater Press.

* Bluewater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* BOOM! Studios.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Radical Publishing.

* Red 5 Comics.

* Top Cow Productions.

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