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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010

MARVEL COMICS FOR MARCH

FEAR ITSELF: PROLOGUE

Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils by SCOT EATON Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Variant Cover by Joe Quesada

All the Red Skull's terrible secrets and plans are in the hands of his evil daughter, Sin, who's intent on outdoing her father... Now find out about the Skull's most-dangerous World War II mission, that he risked everything for...and how it's going to tear the Marvel Universe apart today. FEAR ITSELF starts here...in the darkest secrets of the past!

32 pages, $3.99.

VENOM #1

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by TONY MOORE Cover by JOE QUESADA Variant Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA Sketch Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA

America...meet your newest Hero! The lethal alien symbiote known as Venom is in the custody of the U.S. military…and with a familiar face from Spider-Man's world inside the suit, the government's own personal Spidey is going into action as one of the nation's top covert agents in hostile territory!

40 pages, $3.99.

5 RONIN #1-5

Written by Peter Milligan Penciled by Tomm Coker, Dalibor Talajic, Laurence Campbell, Goran Parlov & Leandro Fernandez Covers by John Cassaday, Mark Brooks, Giuseppe Camuncoli, David Mack, Ed McGuiness & David Aja

5 Books, 5 Heroes -- 1 unforgettable story of heroes pushed to their limits. It is 17th century Japan, a time and place of violent upheaval, wandering Ronin, and mysterious Geisha. Into this strange and dangerous world come Wolverine, Psylocke, Punisher, Hulk and Deadpool. Five of Marvel's greatest heroes…as you've never seen them before. Each has been wronged by a powerful tyrant. Each has taken a solemn vow…of vengeance! 5 Books, 5 Heroes, 5 Weeks…1 spell-binding story.

32 pages, $2.99.

SIGIL #1

Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by LEONARD KIRK Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURJEVIC Variant Cover by ED McGUINNESS

In the war for forever, time is only an obstacle. Warriors jump from century to century, their battlefields span all of history but have led them to a stalemate. But now a 16 year old girl from present-day South Carolina will turn the tide. The symbol on her chest makes her part of this war, but will she save us or damn all of creation?

32 pages, $2.99.

RUSE #1

Written by Mark Waid Art by MIRCO PIERFEDERICI Cover by BUTCH GUICE & MIKE PERKINS Variant Cover by MITCH BREITWEISER

Renowned as the Victorian world's greatest detective, Simon Archard is the most intelligent of men. But when he crosses paths with the mysterious and enchanting Emma Bishop, has the smartest man in the world met his equal? Brought to readers by superstar writer Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man) and red-hot artist Mirco Pierfederici (Tron: Original Movie Adaptation), this is the new comic series that'll leave you breathless.

32 pages, $2.99.

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER - THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA #4

Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by LUKE ROSS Cover by LUKE ROSS

Unless he can free himself within moments, Roland Deschain will be devoured by the dread Little Sisters! He was taken in by the nuns because of grave wounds he suffered, but has since learned they are anything but healers. The Little Sisters are actually vampiric creatures thirsting to drain the life from wayward travelers. Helpless in his sickbed, the last of the line of Arthur Eld may soon be no more as Sister Coquina approaches him, fangs bared, ready to feast! Continuing the last gunslinger's quest for the elusive Man in Black as he faces near certain death.

32 pages, $3.99.

THE STAND: NO MAN'S LAND #3

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

The Free Zone Committee has sent their spies to the west and is now mere days away from getting the electricity back on in Boulder, but darker plans are afoot... When a tormented Nadine discovers the horrific truth of what Harold's been plotting, the dark man makes his presence known to ensure nothing stops him... The clock is ticking for the forces of good...

32 pages, $3.99.

ORSON SCOTT CARD'S SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD #3

Written by AARON JOHNSTON Penciled by POP MAHN Cover by GUISEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Ender and Jane have uncovered a lifetime of lies and deceit on planet Lusitania, and now Starways Congress is threatening to shut the planet down. Can Ender learn the secret of the alien pequeninos before they take another human life? Only one way to find out: meet the pequeninos face to face on their turf! Based on the Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning novel from science-fiction master Orson Scott Card.

32 pages, $3.99.

ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED -- THE INGENUE #3

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

Meet Lawrence "Larry" Kirkland, the newest animator in St. Louis. Short, skinny, like an overgrown Howdy Doody puppet. It's his first night on the job and Larry's bitten off than any novice animator can chew. Good thing veteran Anita Blake is on call to pull his fat out of the fire!

32 pages, $3.99.

FORMIC WARS: BURNING EARTH #3

Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD & AARON JOHNSTON Penciled by GIANCARLO CARACUZZO Cover by BILLY TAN

The war is on! The Formic ship has blasted its way through the Belt, heading straight for Earth and greater destruction…but the surviving asteroid miners aren't giving up that easily.  Fans of Ender's Game have heard tell of the historic Battle of the Belt, and this is it, in all it's do-or-die, to-the-last-man glory! The never-before-told prequel to Ender's Game continues here, from bestselling author and science-fiction master Orson Scott Card.

32 pages, $3.99.

EMMA #1

Written by NANCY BUTLER Art & Cover by JANET LEE

Author Nancy Butler, adapter of Marvel's best-selling Adaptations, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE brings you another Jane Austen classic!  Joined with the beautiful illustrations of JANET LEE, Butler brings to life Austen's most precocious heroine, Emma Woodhouse. Discover what has made this story so enduring, as its re-told in the Mighty Marvel manner!

32 pages, $3.99.

OZ PRIMER

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

Dorothy and Toto. The Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and the Tin Woodman. The Wicked Witch of the West, the Good Witch of the North. And, yes, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. These are the characters the world has known and loved for more than a century -- through writer L. Frank Baum's original novels, the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland and now the Eisner Award-winning Marvel Comics adaptations by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young. But what of the plucky Tip; his best friend, Jack Pumpkinhead; and Sawhorse, the Woggle-Bug and Jinjur? Just how evil are the Jackdaws? What are the secrets of the Wishing Pills? And who is Tik-Tok, the clockwork man, and how will he help Dorothy and her loyal friends defeat the evil princess Langwidere of the thirty disembodied heads? The Marvelous Land of Oz holds countless secrets, and the Oz Primer will give eager readers a glimpse of the bountiful width and breadth of it. Feature interviews with writer Shanower and artist Youngwill be balanced with an appreciation of Baum and his amazing coterie of characters -- an indispensible resource for fantasy lovers young and old!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS VS. NEW ULTIMATES #2

Written by MARK MILLAR Pencils & Cover by LEINIL YU Variant Cover by BRYAN HITCH

DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN! The two most powerful super teams in the Ultimate Universe collide in the brawl of the century! A misunderstanding has brought these two colossal teams to blows and their battle may just spell the end for the Ultimate world! MARK MILLAR and LENIL YU bring you the issue that EVERYONE will be talking about. DON'T MISS OUT!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #155

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by Chris Samnee Cover by Sara Pichelli

The Death of Spider-Man prologue!! THE most talked about story of the year begins!! Peter Parker has gathered his most eclectic group of friends and family in the world. In this very special issue we will discover some shocking secrets that will either pull them closer together or push them apart forever. Welcome to Spider-Man stories you have never read before. Welcome to the beginning of the end of what you know to be Ultimate Spider-Man. And welcome fan-favorite Chris Samnee as he makes his Ultimate Universe debut!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #156

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagley

DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN, CHAPTER ONE. The most shocking Spider-Man story you will ever read!  Young Peter Parker has led a heroic life and tried to live by the simple and powerful philosophy that with great power comes great responsibility, but will that philosophy be enough to save him from the horror that awaits him here?  This is easily the most important story in Ultimate Spider-Man history and maybe the most important story in the Ultimate Universe.

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA #3

Written by JASON AARON Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY

An Ultimate Comics groundbreaking miniseries! Captain America has seen things no soldier should ever see, been to places that no man should be able to return, and beaten foes that no other hero could put down. Now, in the jungles of Cambodia, one man will push Captain America to, and past his limits. And Cap may not come back! The superstar team of Jason Aaron and Ron Garney bring you a brutal story you will NOT want to miss!

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS DOOM #4

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

THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE GAME-CHANGER! Reed Richard's has declared war on science and technology and by doing so he has endangered or murdered some of the most important people in the Ultimate Universe. The only people standing in the way of him completing his mission are what are left of the Fantastic Four.  In this shocking conclusion to the Ultimate Enemy trilogy you will be witness to a Marvel Comics story unlike any other. Heroes will fall. New heroes will rise. But will the man they once knew as Mister Fantastic pay for his crimes?

32 pages, $3.99.

AVENGERS #11

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by ALAN DAVIS

The Infinity Gauntlet is in the hands of the most dangerous human being on the planet. But what can the Avengers do against a power greater than anything known on Earth? Another explosive chapter in this epic Avengers event by Bendis and Romita Jr. featuring the debut of a brand-new cosmic character that you won't want to miss!! Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!

32 pages, $3.99.

SECRET AVENGERS #11

Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE Cover by MIKE DEODATO Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

The secrets of John Steele and his link to the Shadow Council are revealed in a special two-part World War Two espionage adventure! Also starring Captain America and the Prince of Orphans, deep behind enemy lines!

32 pages, $3.99.

NEW AVENGERS #10

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

The New Avengers have uncovered one of the darkest, most well-kept secrets in the history of the Marvel Universe. A secret from Nick Fury's past that reveals the secret origins of the Avengers themselves. Plus, who invented the Infinity Formula and why was Nick Fury the only person to ever have taken it? Or was he? Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!

40 pages, $3.99.

AVENGERS ACADEMY #10 & #11

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE Pencils by SEAN CHEN (#10) & TOM RANEY (#11) Covers by MIKE MCKONE

The return of the Wasp? The return of Korvac? It's two book-shaking issues in one month – and issue #12 guest-stars the Avengers! First it's a "day in the life" of the students, with special guest instructors Protector and Dr. Strange! Then Thor, Steve Rogers, Iron Man and more assemble as one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes' most powerful villains storms the school as Korvac comes back! Enroll in AVENGERS ACADEMY now.

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE - YOUNG AVENGERS #1

Written by ALLAN HEINBERG Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS

Young Avengers co-creator Allan Heinberg and legendary artist Alan Davis (Avengers Prime) team up to create an epic stand-alone tale that's the perfect jumping-on point for new readers and introduces the Marvel Universe to an all-new team of Avengers.  As a result of the Young Avengers' crusade to find the Scarlet Witch, Patriot has become Captain America, Hulkling has become Captain Marvel, and Iron Lad has become the Avengers' new leader, Kang the Conqueror.  But the future of these new Avengers is deeply rooted in the untold story of the Young Avengers very first adventure -- before the events of Young Avengers #1.

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #615.1

Written by ED BRUBAKER Penciled by MITCH BREITWEISER Cover by DANIEL ACUĄA

Steve Rogers emerged from the super soldier program to become the first Captain America, the Sentinel of Liberty. When he died, Bucky Barnes took up the shield to become a new kind of Captain America. With Barnes on trial, who will wield the legendary weapon -- who will become the new Captain of America? This is the start of a new era for the famed Avenger!

32 pages, $2.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #616

Written by ED BRUBAKER, HOWARD CHAYKIN, MIKE BENSON, FRANK TIERI, KYLE HIGGINS, ALEC SIEGEL & MORE Penciled by BUTCH GUICE, HOWARD CHAYKIN, PAUL GRIST & MORE Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST

It's the 70th Anniversary of Captain America's debut and we're celebrating by beginning a bold new direction.  A double-size main story by award-winning writer Ed Brubaker sees Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes both struggling with the shocking ramifications of the Trial of Captain America and what comes next!  A forgotten portrait of Captain America, painted in the waning days of World War II, brings up nearly forgotten memories of those turbulent and frightening years for Steve Rogers -- memories of yearning, of loss and of innocence betrayed, brought to you by legendary writer/artist Howard Chaykin. Captain America falls under the vampiric Baron Blood's spell in an untold tale of the Invaders! Plus: Steve Rogers: Super-Soldier, and the Secret Avengers investigate a modern day Hitler!

104 pages, $4.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND FALCON #1

Written by ROB WILLIAMS Penciled by REBEKAH A. ISAACS Cover by GREG TOCCHINI Gatefold Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

AVENGER. ACTIVIST. HERO. The Falcon has always bridged two worlds that need to be saved. When an old friend's son falls in with gang violence, Sam Wilson must confront his past to save a boy's future -- but even a superhero can't save everyone. Rob Williams (GHOST RIDER) and Rebekah Isaacs (DV8, MS. MARVEL) bring you a story of redemption, humanity and heroism!

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FIRST THIRTEEN #1

Written by KATHRYN IMMONEN Penciled by RAMÓN PEREZ Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

Peggy Carter. She's enigmatic and beautiful, a woman with a mission. She's a pistol... with a pistol. She's all-American, just like Cap. She‘s prepared to sacrifice all, just like Cap. And she's ready to double cross him if she has to, when she has to. Disguises and despair, guns and glory. It's a tale of amour and honor in WWII France. She's Cap's first love and she's going to make a lasting impression... even if it kills him!

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND CROSSBONES #1

Written by WILLIAM HARMS Penciled by DECLAN SHALVEY Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

Cap's assassin stars in his own horrific comic! When a monstrous virus overtakes an isolated island, the skull-faced psychopath is unleashed to rescue the one person who may deliver resistance to the terrifying outbreak. But can the man who shot Captain America be trusted to do the right thing? Writer William Harms (Impaler) and artist Declan Shalvey (Thunderbolts) deliver the twisted answer in this extra-sized shocker!

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BATROC #1

Written by KIERON GILLEN Penciled by RENATO ARLEM Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

The phone rings. The voice speaks. They want you to fight Captain America. Again. The man who beat you before. The man who you know will beat you again. What can you say? You say "Yes". Batroc: Traceur shows why and takes you every step of the road he walks. It's time to meet the man behind the greatest moustache in the Marvel Universe. Yeah, Stark. You heard.

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE SECRET AVENGERS #1

Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK Pencils & Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

Steve Rogers' black ops femme fatales go on the hunt for a rogue assassin! The Black Widow & Agent 13 join forces to stop an under-aged assassin from taking her revenge on a killer of a headmistress. Fierce fisticuffs, death-defying duels and good ol' fashioned espionage ensue as everything comes to a head in the Big Apple where the gals go in guns blazin' against…teenaged versions of themselves?

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME #5

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

Be careful what you wish for, Steve Rogers, particularly when that wish is granted by one of the Avengers' greatest foes! You've never seen this part of Cap's history before--and the revelation will stun you!

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA #3

Written by JONATHAN MABERRY Penciled by PHIL WINSLADE Cover by ADI GRANOV

The Falcon and the Black Panther leap into action with Captain America as he takes on Hydra's deadliest secret cell: The Resurrection Corps. As the evil Dr. Geist and Baron Strucker move closer to the creation of a new race of gods, Cap and his allies square off against legions of OMBIES! (No.not THOSE zombies.these are the dead resurrected as a murderous army!)

32 pages, $2.99.

THOR POSTER BOOK

Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

Lo, there shall come 36 powerful posters featuring the Norse God of Thunder, master of the storm and lightning, heir to the throne of the legendary Asgard!

72 pages, $5.99.

THUNDERSTRIKE #5

Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils & Cover by RONALD FRENZ

"The STORM And The SACRIFICE!" Is the end of the end of the new Thunderstrike? Will he suffer the same fate as the original? To save the universe from the merciless Mangog, he must now join forces with the mighty Avengers--the team that he believes betrayed Eric Masterson! Guest-starring Steve Rogers, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man and the man the new Thunderstrike hates most of all--the mighty Thor!

32 pages, $3.99.

THOR SPOTLIGHT

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS

With the hallowed halls of Asgard opening to moviegoers in May 2011, THOR SPOTLIGHT will showcase all that's great and good about Marvel's hammer-wielding God of Thunder! With behind-the-scenes looks at the latest and greatest four-color runs by J. Michael Straczynski, Kieron Gillen, and the titanic tandem of Matt Fraction and Pasqual Ferry taking the lead, we'll also cast our gaze back in time at the greatest storylines and characters of tales past. Also, insights into the much-anticipated movie -- directed by Kenneth Branagh; and starring Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins and Chris Hemsworth.

48 pages, $3.99.

THOR #620.1

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by MARK BROOKS Cover by ED McGUINNESS

The nefarious Grey Gargoyle, on a quest for immortality, sets out to attain godhood in Asgard. Thor, god of Thunder, must end Gargoyle's rampage! Witness an epic showdown between the Prince of Asgard and the dreaded villain with the power to turn his enemies to stone! But, can even the Mighty Thor defend the Golden City, and how will this battle impact Asgard for ages to come? Find out here!

32 pages, $2.99.

THOR #621

Written by MATT FRACTION Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY

Finale! Odin and the Asgardian Blood Legion stand between Earth and the World-Eaters. The end of an epic god-scale battle is fought HERE and NOW for the souls of everyone entangled in the branches of the World Tree. Who shall stand for Earth? Who shall stand for Asgard? Who shall fall in Asgard's name? Not everyone's making it out of this one. Place your bets, grab a hankie, and wipe that blood from your eyes... the darkness before dawn is upon us!

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN & WOLVERINE #5

Written by Jason Aaron Pencils & Cover by Adam Kubert

Meet Czar and Big Murder. They've kicked Spider-Man and Wolverine's butts throughout time, working for the mystery villain who's been running this whole scheme. And he's winning. But will it matter when, SPOILER ALERT, the Phoenix Force steps in?

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTONISHING THOR #3

Written by ROB RODI Penciled by MIKE CHOI Cover by ED McGUINNESS

Asgard is in ruins, and now -- the infamous Grey Gargoyle strikes! In search of the fabled Apples of Idunn which gives immortality to the gods themselves, the rock-like horror will stop at nothing to achieve the endless life he has so long sought. He invades the fabled, though fallen city, turning all before him to unmoving stone in his awful quest. And it seems as if not even the Thunder God himself can give the Grey Gargoyle pause.

32 pages, $3.99.

SPIDER-MAN: YOU'RE HIRED!

Written by WARREN SIMONS, PAUL TOBIN & FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by TODD NAUCK, CLAYTON HENRY & REILLY BROWN Cover by DALE KEOWN

Spidey teams up with Mayor Bloomberg, and it's all in the name of public service! This one-of-a-kind comics story -- first offered as an insert in the New York Daily News; and available for download onto your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad using the Marvel App -- spotlights the range of New York City's public employment services by using Spidey's alter-ego Peter Parker, the world's most prolific jobseeker, as an example of how to use the city's Workforce1 system. Plus: Hit the streets for a team-up of a different sort, as the web-slinging wonder joins forces with the all-new, all-different Power Man! And learn why you CAN sometimes send a Spider-GIRL to do a Spider-MAN's job. Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: YOU'RE HIRED!, and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #648 (Spider-Girl story) and #652-653 (Spider-Man/Power Man stories).

40 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1: 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Written by JOE SIMON & JACK KIRBY Penciled by JOE SIMON & JACK KIRBY Colored by ROB SCHWAGER, ANDRES MOSSA, FABIO D'AURIA, VERONICA GANDINI, NATHAN FAIRBAIRN, MATT MILLA & FABIO D'AURIA Cover by BRIAN CHING Variant cover by JOE SIMON, JACK KIRBY & KAI SPANNUTH

Timely Comics introduces a new hero for a new decade, the man called Captain America! The Wonder Serum creates a Super Soldier to save society and win the war! Plus: Satan's Murder Mob! Schickegruber's Sinister Saboteurs! J. Edgar's Gorgeous G-Girls! Ancient enigmas and modern miracles, and the mysterious life and death of the Red Skull! With a special guest appearance by the president of the United States!

64 pages, $4.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #656

Written by DAN SLOTT Art & Cover by MARCOS MARTIN Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA

The debut of the NEW SPIDER-ARMOR! If Spider-Man hopes to find a way to defeat his new nemesis MASSACRE, he'll need the help of his all new, all-power costume! But will protecting the people of New York mean that Spider-Man finally takes the last measure-- killing a bloodthirsty madman when there are no other options? (by the way, your first answer is wrong!)

40 pages, $3.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #657

Written by DAN SLOTT Pencils by MARCOS MARTIN & Humberto Ramos Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

A "THREE" TIE-IN! Following up on the shocking ending to February's issue of FANTASTIC FOUR, SPIDER-MAN visits the FF for a very private wake -- just for family.

40 pages, $3.99.

SPIDER-GIRL #5

Written by Paul Tobin Penciled by Matthew Southworth Cover by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic

THE SPIDER VS. THE HUNTER! Will Spider-Girl catch Ana Kraven in her web or has the young huntress finally gained the upper hand in this fearsome family feud?! The Next Generation of one of comics great rivalries takes center stage – and in the wings, is a Goblin lurks! By Paul Tobin (MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN) and Matthew Southworth (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)

32 pages, $2.99.

OSBORN #5

Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick Art by Emma Rios Cover by BEN OLIVER

FREE OSBORN! The former Green Goblin, Iron Patriot and war-criminal director of H.A.M.M.E.R. gets his day in the sun, as the atrocities of his top-secret incarceration are revealed. Norman Osborn stands poised to win the day…will the super villain walk free to plague the Marvel Universe again?

32 pages, $3.99.

IRON MAN 2.0 #3

Written by Nick Spencer Art by Barry Kitson Cover by salvador larroca Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Spinning out of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN! Guest-starring Iron Man! Tony Stark and James Rhodes create the all-new War Machine suit! Rhodey's new mission already nearly killed him. A deadly new super villain poses a threat War Machine can't fight…and to stay alive, he'll have to evolve into something greater than War Machine. Unconventional combat calls for a different set of weapons…and Rhodey will have to become the one-man army of the future – Iron Man 2.0!

32 pages, $2.99.

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #502

Written by Matt Fraction Art & Cover by Salvador Larroca Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO

FIX ME Part Two! Doctor Otto Octavius is dying, and the only man that can help him is Tony Stark. Will Stark save the life of a madman, if it means sparing the lives of everyone in Broxton that Doc Ock will kill if he refuses? By Matt & Salva & Frankie & Joe.

32 pages, $3.99.

INCREDIBLE HULKS #624 & 625

Written by GREG PAK Pencils & Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM Issue #624 Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by DALE KEOWN

The old wounds of World War Hulk reopen as The Incredible Hulk confronts his wife's killer, and the Savage Land will tremble! In the slaughterhouse of Planet Sakaar's gladiatorial arenas, the Hulk and his Warbound companions swore to stand forever at each others' sides.  Now, alongside Ka-Zar and Hulk's son Skaar, that oath faces its final test. Will their great bond end in rout or redemption?

32 pages, $2.99.

HULK #30.1

Written by JEFF PARKER Art by GABRIEL HARDMAN Cover by RON GARNEY

For years, General Thunderbolt Ross chased the Hulk across the planet, hoping to capture and defeat the Jade Giant. Now, Ross himself is a gamma-irradiated force of nature and a new enemy emerges to fill the general's army boots. His name is Fortean. His mission: to enact vengeance on the beast that took the life of Thunderbolt Ross. Little does he know that the beast and the man are one and the same! Prepare for the birth of the next great Hulk villain!

32 pages, $2.99.

HULK #31

Written by JEFF PARKER Pencils & Cover by GABRIEL HARDMAN

Red Hulk is already used to his past sins coming back to haunt him. Now, even the good he's done has created a deadly new challenge. The world stage bursts open to make room for a powerful mastermind who wants to remake society in her own vision--after she kills the Red Hulk!  Plus: a mysterious group has plans for their newly adopted champion--Rick Jones, the A-Bomb!

40 pages, $3.99.

SUPER HEROES #12

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by RONAN CLIQUET Cover by REILLY BROWN

When Valkyrie needs a bodyguard to plunge into the realm of the Asgardian underrworld, there's only one man that can make the journey: Thor, the God of Thunder! But what is the dreadful mission, and will this journey to the lands of the dead be a one-way trip?

32 pages, $2.99.

SPIDER-MAN #12

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

It's been boiling...it's been bubbling over…and now the war between Spider-Man and the Torino crime family explodes! It's an all-out battle on the streets of New York, and it won't be without a long term casualty in Peter's love life... and quite possibly a short and immediate effect on his life span!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL SUPER STARS MAGAZINE #1

Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Join a rotating cast of your favorite Marvel super heroes under one roof in this giant new ongoing magazine featuring all-ages adventures, with a different character spotlight every month! Iron Man makes bold moves and takes on his own creations in IRON MAN & THE ARMOR WARS! Lockjaw and a crew of Marvel's most heroic pets take on the ultimate threat to our universe in LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS! Plus: the high-octane MARVEL ADVENTURES action, featuring the Mighty Thor!

96 pages, $7.99.

AVENGERS, THOR & CAPTAIN AMERICA: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #11

Written by various.

Return with us to the Silver and Golden Ages as the chronicle of the Marvel Universe continues its coverage of the Avengers (from AVENGERS #373), Thor (from 1998's THOR #1), and Captain America (from both CAPTAIN AMERICA #417 and 1944's CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #35). Watch the Marvel universe's history unfold month by month as we provide synopses for dozens of individual comics, including back-up strips -- introducing the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within with vital information about first appearances, where they last showed up and where they appeared next!

64 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE KORVAC SAGA #4

Written by BEN McCOOL Pencils & Cover by CRAIG ROUSSEAU

Witness the cosmic conclusion of Captain America's most epic challenge yet! Marvel's man out of time has met his match in the omnipotent Michael Korvac, a freak of science from the future. Yesterday and tomorrow are on a collision course…but will any of it matter in the shadow of GALACTUS THE WORLD DEVOURER?

32 pages, $2.99.

ANNIHILATORS #1

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT & TIMOTHY GREEN II Covers by ALEX GARNER & MIKE MIGNOLA

Marvel's all-star cosmic team – and cult faves Rocket Raccoon & Groot – in one massive mini! The Silver Surfer! Beta-Ray Bill! Gladiator! Quasar! Ronan! When the Dire Wraiths strike, the heaviest hitters in all the universe assemble to save the day! And there's more! Plus: the demented duo of Rocket Raccoon and Groot return for their own, new-reader-friendly adventure! What do you do after you've saved the galaxy?

40 pages, $4.99.

FF #1

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Pencils by STEVE EPTING Cover by DANIEL ACUĄA Variant Cover by STEVE EPTING Blank Variant Cover Character Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Classic Artist Variant Cover by TBA Fantastic Four 50th Anniversary Variant by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

It's the FANTASTIC first issue of FF! A bold new direction for Marvel's First Family featuring new members, old friends, older enemies and uneasy alliances that will send shockwaves through the Marvel Universe. With stunning art work by Steve Epting and Paul Mounts, please join writer, Jonathan Hickman, on the second massive arc in the bold new direction for the 'World's Greatest Comic"

32 pages, $3.99.

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #3

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

Want super powers to make yourself a Black Ops wetwork specialist overnight? Need an ultra-tech weapon to take down the local government? If you have money to burn we have the ultimate illegal auction web site for you: TWILIGHT IDOL, where the equipment and DNA of great heroes of the Golden Age and today go to the highest anonymous bidder. Power Man and Iron Fist follow the clues to Crime-Buster's clues here, but to go any further they'll have to get past its owner, the world's greatest--and deadliest--gambler, POKERFACE!

32 pages, $2.99.

HEROES FOR HIRE #4

Written by DAN ABNETT & Andy Lanning Penciled by Brad Walker Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE Variant Cover by Harvey Tolibao

Featuring Falcon, Paladin, Misty Knight and Iron Fist! Who is really pulling the strings at Heroes For Hire? Misty thinks she knows, but does even the bionic detective realize how much trouble she's in? It's more awesome street-level action and intrigue featuring some of Marvel's coolest heroes in the most unconventional team book ever!

32 pages, $2.99.

BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #516

Written by DAVID LISS Penciled by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by DAVID AJA

Guest-starring Spider-Man! It's the most unlikely team-up of the month as the amazing web-slinger attempts to lend T'Challa some unwanted assistance in cleaning up the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen! Meanwhile, things go from bad to worse, as a gang war erupts, dangerous experiments go awry, and a murderer's identity is revealed!

32 pages, $2.99.

HAWKEYE: BLINDSPOT #2

Written by JIM McCANN Penciled by PACO DÍAZ Cover by MIKE PERKINS

A hero lays dead at Hawkeye's feet, the villain pulling the strings is revealed, but the true master plan--and what major change it means for Hawkeye's life--is still to come! Can Hawkeye trust his eyes? To face his foes, Hawkeye will need to go back to his roots and fight...Captain America?! The defining chapter of the Avenging Archer continues!

32 pages, $2.99.

ARCADE: DEATH GAME #3

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by DAVID BALDEON Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE The traps have been set, the dice have been rolled, and Arcade's game is in full swing! As time runs out for Spider-Girl and Reptil to save them, the remaining teen heroes from the Young Allies and Avengers Academy are forced to play the Death Game...where there's only one way to cash out!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL ZOMBIES SUPREME #1 & #2

Written by Frank MarrafFino Pencils by Fernando Blanco Cover by Michael Komarck Issue One Variant Cover by Arthur Suydam

They were the Squadron Supreme, heroes exiled from another dimension to our own…but the twisted science of the Project Pegasus facility infected these defenders with a virulent zombie strain. Now it's up to Jill Harper's desperate special ops team to keep the plague contained within the facility -- whatever the cost. But Harper discovers that the Squadron wasn't the only unconscionable experiment being kept off the Pegasus records…and her shocking find may be the key to saving the human race.

32 pages, $3.99.

ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED #2

Written by SEAN McKEEVER Penciled by FILIPE ANDRADE Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Onslaught is back--and no one is safe! As the Secret Avengers and Young Allies contend with murderous child soldiers and their remorseless leader, the Marvel Universe's baddest bad makes the heroes an offer--and you'll be surprised who takes him up on it!

40 pages, $3.99.

PUNISHER: IN THE BLOOD #5

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

No more cat and mouse, no more games, no more Machiavellian manipulations, this is it, face to face, the unavoidable brutal showdown: The Punisher versus The Jigsaw Brothers! They've twisted the knife that The Hood left buried in Frank's gut. They've dismantled his only friendship. They've killed innocent people in their pursuit of revenge. Now, they're locked in a room with The Punisher, and they're about to get everything they worked so hard for. Then some.

32 pages, $3.99.

DAREDEVIL: REBORN #3

Written by Andy Diggle Art by Davide Gianfelice Cover by JOCK

He thought he was unworthy to wear the mantle of hero. But now, trapped between a corrupt police department and a ruthless gang of killers. Matt Murdock learns that the legacy of Daredevil cannot be denied. One man can make a difference.

32 pages, $3.99.

THUNDERBOLTS #154 & #155

Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by DECLAN SHALVEY (#154) & KEV WALKER (#155) Covers by STEPHANIE HANS (#154) & ARTHUR ADAMS (#155) Issue #155 Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by GERALD PAREL

Before he was pressed into service for the Thunderbolts, the mysterious swamp monster of the team knew another life: as guardian for a force of nature called The Nexus of Realities. An old friend of the creature does remember this--and breaks the silent one out of The Raft to return to duty at the borders of our world. What danger awaits the Man-Thing--and what will The Thunderbolts say to losing their favorite plant? The team is back in action after word has come down on high about a weakness in Thunderbolt's, and they must bolster their ranks to deal with the imminent magical threats. Luke Cage calls on New Avenger DOCTOR STRANGE to help find the perfect candidate to fill the role, but bringing this person in is far from easy--which is why SATANA will make a fine Thunderbolt. Back at The Raft, the status quo is changing to an even greater extent without Luke's knowledge. Get ready for new levels of lightning-like justice!

32 pages, $2.99.

SILVER SURFER #2

Written by GREG PAK Pencils by STEPHEN SEGOVIA & HARVEY TOLIBAO Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

Surfer no more! Masterless. Powerless. Mortal. Humbled by the High Evolutionary, the Silver Surfer is now at the mercy of the masses he once flew far above. Can he escape persecution by human authorities in time to stop the Evolutionary from turning the legacy of Galactus to his own ends? And after all this time, does Norrin Rand still have what it takes to prove that one common man can save the world? The new gold standard for the Silver Surfer continues!

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL #32.1

Written by Daniel Way Penciled by BONG DAZO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Deadpool has risen to prominence, thanks to the immense talent of Daniel Way. And if you haven't been reading Deadpool, now is the time to delve into the Merc With A Mouth's twisted world! The Wrecker, an immensely powerful psychopath, is on the loose and wreaking havoc. There's only one person to call…Deadpool!

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL #34

Written by Daniel Way Penciled by Carlo Barberi Cover by DAVE JOHNSON Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by ED McGUINNESS

"Space Oddity," Part 2 of 3 Deadpool, intent on re-establishing his rep as the best there is at what he does, has taken on his biggest gig yet: he's gonna kill a planet! Well, not quite a planet. Introducing: Id the Selfish Moon! You're gonna hate this guy.

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL CORPS #12

Written by Victor Gischler Penciled by Marat MYCHAELS Cover by Rob Liefeld Variant Cover by Skottie young

"YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION," PART 6 The revolution is over and the fate of the Krook people is now in their own hands, but what of the fate of the Deadpool Corps? As they try to escape with their tons of ill-gotten booty, the very fate of the Corps itself is in the balance. The scintillating conclusion to the Space Family Wilson's adventures across the far-flung cosmos.

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #883

Written by Skottie Young Penciled by Ramon Perez Cover by Skottie Young Variant Cover by Skottie young

The country is in the middle of an economic meltdown and everyone is feeling the burn, especially your favorite Merc with a Mouth. Deadpool realizes that there's no government bailout for super-powered mercenaries and when clients stop paying up, he's forced to do the unthinkable... Look for a job. Luckily, Galactus has a position open in the Herald department. Don't miss the face-melting final issue of the series that shook the comic book world to it's very core.

32 pages, $2.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN #534

Written by MATT FRACTION & Kieron Gillen Pencils & Cover by Greg Land

"QUARANTINE," Part 5 (pf 5) The X-Men have an infectious, killer disease. What could possibly mean enough to make them break quarantine and risk exposing the world? And when that plague cuts them off from their powers, what would be the use of doing so anyway? Cyclops has his answers. You can make up your own mind. Meanwhile, Emma Frost and Sebastian Shaw finish their physical debate... and the final words will change their relationship forever.

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-FORCE #5.1  

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI Special Point One issue.

When a situation calls for hard choices, the X-Force is there to step in. Lady Deathstrike, with the deadly Reavers at her side, set out to destroy the X-Men in their home! Deathstrike will obliterate the X-Men or die trying, and this new Uncanny X-Force is more than happy to oblige. As the line between right and wrong become more and more blurred, will the Uncanny X-Force be heralded as heroes…or villains?

32 pages, $2.99.

UNCANNY X-FORCE #6

Written by RICK REMENDER Art & Cover by ESAD RIBIC

"DEATHLOK NATION," PART 2 Buried deep, sequestered under a million years of unnatural evolution, Father, architect of The World, has a solution to the relentless and fruitless super human conflict that has left the Earth teetering on the brink of destruction. The Deathlok virus will spread, acclimate and control them all.  In order to protect Earth's heroes from the Deathlok virus, X-Force must kill The World's Father, and his perfect future with him.  But should they?  How many people would a hero allow to die to ensure worldwide utopia?

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-FORCE: THE APOCALYPSESOLUTION #1

Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #1-3.

72 pages, $4.99.

X-MEN #9

Written by VICTOR GISCHLER Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO Cover by TERRY DODSON Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

"TO SERVE AND PROTECT," PART 3 The X-Men, with Spider-Man's help, return to the depths of the Manhattan sewers to rescue the outcast teens that have fallen into the clutches of a mysterious menace.  But Logan, Emma and crew are about to walk into a trap that strikes to the very core of their DNA, and the surprise villain pulling the strings is an all-too-familiar face!  Can the X-Men save the innocents when they might not even be able to save themselves?

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE #7

Written by JASON AARON Penciled by DANIEL ACUĄA Cover by JAE LEE Captain America 70th Anniversary Variant Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

WOLVERINE VS. THE X-MEN CONTINUES! On the outside, an enraged Logan is fighting for his life against the combined might of both Namor and Magneto, while on the inside he's battling to stop a horde of demons from burning him out of his own mind. And now some of his closest friends, including Storm, Rogue and Kitty Pryde, look to stage the most improbable of rescue missions.

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE/HERCULES: MYTHS, MONSTERS & MUTANTS #1

Written by FRANK TIERI Penciled by JUAN ROMAN CANO SANTACRUZ Cover by Joe Jusko

Two of Marvel's toughest heroes together for an all new limited series, featuring covers by the legendary Joe Jusko! Matsuo -- the man who killed Yuriko -- is back from the dead and has one mission -- kill Wolverine. But when he recruits two deadly foes of Hercules, the Olympian joins forces with Logan to show Matsuo just what it means to battle the best there is at what they do.

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE AND JUBILEE #3

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

When Jubilee's pursuer turns up in the dead of night, there's a debt that needs to be paid and the hidden costs? Killer. Wolverine has always promised to be there for Jubilee but with her held hostage as collateral in a place where not even Fedex delivers, he's going to have to play along to try to get her back. Wolverine is headed into a dangerous Siberian dead zone to do a job that no one else can or will do to retrieve a package that defies description.  And Jubilee is about to come face to face with the man responsible.

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS #4

Written by Charlie Huston Penciled by Juan Jose Ryp Cover by Bryan Hitch

It's been a long night for Logan. Tortured by a sadist with three-thousand years experience in the art, his life force consumed and his soul flayed, it's all enough to make Wolverine kind of, well, grumpy. But the worst is yet to come…as Logan discovers Contagion's master plan. It's a doozy and it will change the way you look at Wolverine.

32 pages, $3.99.

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #7   

Written by MARJORIE LIU Penciled by MARCO CHECHETTO Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOL

It's the crossover you've been waiting for!  When X-23 arrives hunting a shadow from her past, she finds herself facing off against Daken, the new king of Madripoor's criminal underworld. Will they join forces against a common enemy -- or find themselves locked in a battle to the death?

32 pages, $2.99.

X-23 #7 & #8

Written by MARJORIE LIU Penciled by TBA (#7) & RYAN STEGMAN (#8) Covers by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY

ISSUE #7: All X-23 wants is to get to Madripoor, but when Gambit agrees to do a favor for an old friend, she finds herself roped into a deadly battle against a gang of ruthless pirates...

ISSUE #8: PART 1 OF COLLISION: THE DAKEN/X-23 CROSSOVER! When X-23 went to Madripoor searching for secrets about her past, she didn't expect to find Daken. But now that she has, will they be allies against a common enemy...or will this encounter lead to only one of them left standing?

32 pages, $2.99.

X-MEN LEGACY #246

Written by Mike Carey Penciled by Clay Mann Cover by Leinil Yu

"AGE OF X" CHAPTER THREE! Rogue has stumbled upon the secret hidden deep within the bowels of Fortress X. And now she's public enemy number one. A fugitive amongst her own kind, Rogue goes on the run…but when your entire world is surrounded by an unbreakable forcefield wall, there's not far to go. Especially when a team of mutantkind's most ruthless killers is hot on your trail!

32 pages, $2.99.

NEW MUTANTS #23

Written by Mike Carey, penciled by Steve Kurth, cover by Leinil Yu.

"Age of X" Chapter Four! In possession of knowledge that could mean the collapse Fortress X, Rogue is on the run, hunted by every other member of the mutant race. But one of those pursuing her has an agenda of his own. Will it be her destruction…or something else entirely?

32 pages, $2.99.

AGE OF X UNIVERSE #1

Written by Simon Spurrier, penciled by Khoi Pham, cover by Simone Bianchi.

And there came an Age Of X, an age unlike any other, where there were no X-Men…mutants were hated and feared. In that age, the remaining mutants created a stronghold, a last bastion for their dying race: Fortress X. And in that Age Of X, when humanity vowed to see Fortress X destroyed, a team of heroes and heroines found themselves united against this terrible mutant threat. This is their epoch!

40 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #3

Written by James Asmus, penciled by Nick Bradshaw, cover by Black Frog.

"Escape from the Negative Zone," part one! The annual event bringing together Uncanny X-Men, Steve Rogers: Super Soldier and Namor: The First Mutant starts here! The X-Men get sucked into the Negative Zone and are held captive by Blastaar. But with the Fantastic Four still reeling from the death in the family it falls to Steve Rogers to step in and save the mutants from Blastaar. Part 1 of 3.

40 pages, $3.99.

X-FACTOR #216 & 217

Written by Peter David, penciled by Emanuella Lupacchino, cover by David Yardin.

Ever wonder how X-Factor manages to operate out in the open in a New York City where superhero-hating J. Jonah Jameson is the mayor? Well, here's where you find out, as jolly JJJ thrusts NYC's premiere detective agency into the midst of a murder investigation where the trail may lead them straight to..Jonah himself? Guest-starring the ever-amazing Spider-Man!

32 pages, $2.99.

NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT #8 

Written by Stuart Moore, art by Ariel Olivetti, cover by Phil Noto.

"Namor Goes to Hell" concludes! Abandoned by his greatest ally, Namor finds his escape from the desert netherworld blocked by an army of demonic creatures. To regain his humanity, the King of Atlantis will have to overcome his deepest inner fears -- and that's nothing compared to the shock waiting for him back on Earth.

32 pages, $2.99.

GENERATION HOPE #5

Written by Kieron Gillen Penciled by JAMIE MCKELVIE Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE Variant Cover by GREG LAND There was an upside to rushing from nation to nation, saving suicidal or homicidal mutants from themselves. It was a distraction. Cable is still dead. Hope has lost her father. Now, with a moment to breathe, she has time to think... and HAS to think. Not least because everyone else wants to mold her in their image. In this issue, Generation Hope's future is decided.

32 pages, $2.99.

ICEMAN AND ANGEL #1

Written by Brian Clevinger, art by Juan Doe, cover by Roger Cruz.

Nothing ruins spring break faster for Iceman and Angel than a giant monster stomping through the streets of their city. But what are two young mutants to do when all the "real" superheroes are too busy to help? And why is Goom, The Thing from Planet X running amok in the first place? It's a superhero mutant monster spring-break bash! Woo!

32 pages, $2.99.

CYCLOPS #1

Written by Lee Black, art by Dean Haspiel, cover by Roger Cruz.

Scott Summers: Team leader of the X-Men, always helping people in need. Also: Never happy! Maybe a visit from Batroc the Leaper and the Circus of Crime can shed some light on what makes Cyclops tick!

32 pages, $2.99.

DEADPOOL MAX #6

Written by Dave Lapham, pencils and cover by Kyle Baker.

"The Domino Effect." Hydra Bob's had a string of bad luck handling his agent Deadpool, which has him on thin ice with his government bosses. Not good when your government bosses have the power to send you to prison or have you shot in the back of the head.  But all that's about to change. Two assassinations and the imminent recovery of a kidnapped intelligence operative have turned around Bob's luck.  Enter Domino, self styled "Luckiest girl in the world." Bob's convinced she's none other than Crazy Inez, Deadpool's insane groupie, with dye job and some Kung Fu moves. Can Bob find Deadpool and convince his agent that Domino is a fake? And if she is, the one thing that may not be is that growing bump in her belly. Will Deadpool do the righ thing?  Will he kill again? Crazy reaches new heights as the life of Deadpool takes a major twist.

32 pages, $3.99.

DEADPOOL MAX: A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE #1

Collecting Deadpool Max #1-3.

72 pages, $4.99.

PUNISHERMAX #11 

Written by Jason Aaron, penciled by Steve Dillon, cover by Dave Johnson.

"Bullseye," conclusion. The final epic confrontation between Frank Castle and Bullseye, as the maniac assassin hits Punisher with everything in his arsenal, including a dark secret that cuts Frank to his core. Even if Frank survives, he will never again be the same.

32 pages, $3.99.

CASANOVA: GULA #3 

Written by Matt Fraction, art and cover by Fabio Moon.

Zephyr and Kubark make a daring raid on E.M.P.I.R.E. H.Q. and pretty much kill everything that gets in front of them. Like half the cast dies. But but but! But what if all the shocking mayhem was just a blood-spatterd smoke-screen? Because it is. And the stunning revelation behind all the death and brutality will put the fate of time-lost Casanova Quinn in the hands of his evil twin Zephyr. See it, believe it, and hold on for the conclusion next month.

40 pages, $3.99.

INCOGNITO: BAD INFLUENCES #5

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

Face-to-face with his target, Zack Overkill is forced to question everything about his past and future and the nature of good and evil. A nightmarish finale that will leave you reeling. And as with every issue, our Professor of Pulp Culture, Jess Nevins is back with another great essay on forgotten pulp history, available only in the single issues of Incognito!

32 pages, $3.50.

SCARLET #5

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Alex Maleev, variant cover by Bendis.

Scarlet's message of rebellion and revolution has gone global, and she comes face-to-face with her supporters and detractors. What will the world look like when someone stands up and says, "Enough"? How far will the authorities go to bring her down, and is it too late?

40 pages, $3.95.





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