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MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

MARVEL COMICS FOR JULY

GHOST RIDER #1

Written by ROB WILLIAMS Penciled by MATTHEW CLARK Cover by ADAM KUBERT Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS Wraparound Variant Cover by Arturo Lozzi Blank Variant Cover also available

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN IN THE WAKE OF "FEAR ITSELF", THE SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE GETS A NEW LEASE ON DEATH! The hottest, most rocking thing on two wheels returns! Start pumping your fists and banging your head for GHOST RIDER # 1, by writer ROB WILLIAMS and featuring the long-awaited return of artist MATT CLARK. Witness the violent birth of the all-new Ghost Rider...come to cleanse the earth in a firestorm of Blood, Oil, and  Vengeance! Johnny Blaze has been chained to Hell long enough. With the world thrown into chaos in the events of FEAR ITSELF he is given a chance to rid himself of the Spirit of Vengeance forever...and he takes it. The curse is passed onto a new host but Blaze has no idea what nightmares his action has wrought upon the world. Will the new Spirit of Vengeance bring us salvation...or send this world of sinners to a flaming death?

40 pages, $3.99.

FEAR ITSELF #4

Written by MATT FRACTION Penciled by STUART IMMONEN Cover by STEVE McNIVEN Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN Variant Cover by TERRY DODSON

The blockbuster Marvel event of the year continues! AFTERMATH: the heroes reel in the wake of last issue's shocking finale. Thor finds himself unwelcome in two homes. Steve Rogers makes the decision of a lifetime. And Iron Man prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice. Every move the heroes make just serves to make The Serpent stronger-- and the feat he accomplishes in this issue will rock the Avengers.

32 pages, $3.99.

NEW AVENGERS #14

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN It won't take some of the Avengers to fight the madness of Fear Itself it will take ALL OF THEM!! The New Avengers and Avengers join forces in the face of true fear! And who will join the New Avengers for the first time EVER?

32 pages, $3.99.

SECRET AVENGERS #15

Written by NICK SPENCER Penciled by SCOT EATON Cover by ADI GRANOV

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN With her world falling apart around her and the Avengers in disarray, Black Widow undertakes the most dangerous suicide mission of all -- eliminating the evil mastermind behind FEAR ITSELF!

32 pages, $3.99.

FEAR ITSELF: FF #1

Written by CULLEN BUNN Penciled by TOM GRUMMETT Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN XXXX XXXXX...one of the most beloved heroes in the Marvel Universe...is now the willing avatar of the Serpent's malice-- an engine of discord cutting an unstoppable path of destruction through the heart of New York City! How did the Serpent's Hammer seduce him so easily? Can the rest of the XXXXXXX stop him before he levels the entire city in the name of his dark master?

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: SPIDER-MAN #3

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Penciled by MIKE MCKONE Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! Day Three of the Fear.  Spider-Man hasn't slept in 72 hours... he's hurt, exhausted, and he's the only hope the people of New York City have. And just when things seem as bad as they can get... it gets worse. The blockbuster event 'Fear Itself' continues as Spider-Man comes face to face with a friend under the Serpent's grip, a friend with every intention of killing Spider-Man with a very big hammer.

32 pages, $2.99.

BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #521

Written by DAVID LISS Penciled by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN You've read about it, and may have even argued about it...but here it is: The debut of the American Panther! What does his arrival mean to Hell's Kitchen?

32 pages, $2.99.

HEROES FOR HIRE #9

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by KYLE HOTZ Cover by JAY ANACLETO

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN It's the most wild Heroes For Hire team yet! With terror in the streets, our underdog operatives fight just to keep the city together....and that means Misty Knight must recruit some very unlikely agents! Just who is for hire tonight? Would you believe Elektra, Shroud...and Gargoyle?

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: UNCANNY X-FORCE #1

Written by ROB WILLIAMS Pencils & Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN As armageddon hits the Marvel world in the events of FEAR ITSELF terror grips the planet. An extreme faction of the mutant hate group The Purifiers believes that the end of the world has come, that the devil is here for humanity and it is up to them to "save" as many human souls as they can before he strikes. Can X-Force stop their drive for worldwide suicide? And what, exactly, is a mutant kill crew afraid of?

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: THE WORTHY #1

Written by Greg Pak, Christos Gage, Jen Van Meter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Tom Defalco, Jeff Parker, Frank Tieri & Tom Peyer Penciled by LEE WEEKS, ELIA BONETTI, CLAYTON HENRY, JAVIER PULIDO, MARIO ALBERTI, DECLAN SHALVEY, ERIC CANETE & SERGIO CARIELLO Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN THE SECRETS OF FEAR ITSELF'S HAMMER-WIELDERS REVEALED! As the Marvel Universe is torn apart by the powers of the gods and our own darkest fears, you can get up to speed on the origins of the Hammer Wielders who are shattering the Marvel Universe's very core! Some of Marvel's finest writers and artists team up to bring you the living history of THE WORTHY!

48 pages, $3.99.

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #625

Written by KIERON GILLEN Penciled by DOUG BRAITHWAITE Cover by STEPHANIE HANS

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN Loki's search for allies against the Serpent in the depths of the underworld has gone somewhat awry. Paranoia reigns in the pits, as the forces of Mephisto's Hell and Hela's Hel totter on the edge of open war. Thankfully, Loki has a carefully considered, planned and proportionate response: assassination and perhaps a little torture to follow. Can Loki escape the suspicion that we're all flies to this wanton boy?

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS #15

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Art by CHRIS BACHALO Cover by ALAN DAVIS

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN It won't take some of the Avengers to fight the madness of fear itself it will take ALL OF THEM!! It's an Avengers reunion in the ruined streets of New York as Avengers old and new gather to fight the fight no single hero could possibly withstand. And finally, who on the Avengers will fall in love...for the very first time?!

32 pages, $3.99.

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #506

Written by MATT FRACTION Art & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! As Tony Stark falls apart and struggles to rebuild, the world needs Iron Man in action, in battle, out there saving the day. Tony's constructing the future of Asgard and the Marvel Universe, but if he can't even save himself...how can he save anyone else? It all gets personal, as Tony has to face his greatest fear once and for all.

32 pages, $3.99.

IRON MAN 2.0 #7

Written by NICK SPENCER Art & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! China is about to become scorched earth! The monstrous agents of FEAR ITSELF rip across the continent, as War Machine and the Immortal Iron Fist finally live up to their mysterious destiny! And will Marvel's newest hero unite Rhodey and the Immortal Weapons...or tear them apart?!

32 pages, $2.99.

ALPHA FLIGHT #2

Written by FRED VAN LENTE & GREG PAK Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ Variant Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! Alpha Flight... traitors??? After saving their country from the hammer-wielding XXXXX, The Flight are captured by the newly risen Unity Party and branded as traitors. Now they must escape from the bowels of the top-secret facility, Department H, they once called home. In doing so they must confront the shocking betrayal of one of their core members -- and discover an imprisoned hero readers have clamored to see since this series was announced!

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS ACADEMY #16

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE Penciled by TOM RANEY Cover by BILLY TAN

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN The Academy teachers must battle not one, but two hammer-wielders at the same time! Meanwhile, the horrors of war take their toll on the students, as one of them is pushed ever further towards a life-changing decision!

32 pages, $2.99.

HERC #5

Written by FRED VAN LENTE & GREG PAK Penciled by NEIL EDWARDS Cover by GREG HORN

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN As the world descends into chaos around him, Herc and his unlikely myth-villain allies fight to save his new home of Brooklyn from being consumed by the fear being sown by the witchcraft of Hecate. Will Herc keep his wits and save the day, or will his newly depowered nature make him all the more susceptible to Hecate's terrifying powers?

32 pages, $2.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN #540 & 541

Written by KIERON GILLEN Pencils and Covers by GREG LAND

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! The X-Men are used to being feared. When FEAR ITSELF finally reaches the west coast, they're going to become well acquainted with the emotion first hand. The unstoppable power of an old foe renewed is heading their way, and they have all the time in the world to realize how little they can do to stop him. And even more time to think about exactly how he's going to destroy San Francisco and everything it stands for. Parts 1 and 2 (of 4)

32 pages, $3.99.

FEAR ITSELF: THE DEEP #2

Written by CULLEN BUNN Pencis & Cover by LEE GARBETT

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN The Sub-Mariner's kingdom has fallen! Namor and his allies--Dr. Strange, the Silver Surfer, the Savage She-Hulk, and Loa--must invade New Atlantis and wrest control from the sinister forces that have claimed the city. With Namor still shaken by the crushing defeat he has suffered, our heroes may be no match for the frightening opposition they're set to encounter as the Worthy's lieutenants summon dark forces that spill into the oceans...and one team member may be forever changed as fear takes over.

32 pages, $2.99.

THUNDERBOLTS #160

Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by DECLAN SHALVEY Cover by Jean-Sébastien Rossbach

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN The Raft prison has been destroyed. Hundreds of the most powerful criminals in the world are on the loose. But their threat is nothing compared to that of the one man who was already unstoppable and now wields godlike power. XXXXX XXXXXX is tearing a path across the United States, obliterating everything before him-- and now the Thunderbolts are going to stand in his way. Can XXXXX XXXXXX's team stop him? Can anything...?!

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: WOLVERINE #1

Written by SETH PECK Penciled by Roland Boschi Cover by DANIEL ACUĄA

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! Amidst the unstoppable force of FEAR ITSELF tearing through New York City, Wolverine and his girlfriend, Melita Garner, find themselves having to make hard decisions in order to do what they do best. The British intelligence turned mercenary black ops group STRIKE has taken advantage of the chaos and activated sleeper agents for one final, deadly mission. It's up to Wolverine to stop them, but in leaving Melita to report from the ground, will his choice prove fatal?

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: FEARSOME FOUR #2

Written by BRANDON MONTCLARE Penciled by RYAN BODENHEIM & SIMON BISLEY Cover by MICHAEL KALUTA

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! Fear makes us do terrible things—but it will also make the Fearsome Four BECOME terrible things! Twisted by their own terror as well as the reality-warping powers of a fear-drunk Man-Thing, Marvel's Strangest Heroes transform into horrendous versions of themselves.  Howard the Duck, Nighthawk, Frankenstein, and She-Hulk mutate from hero to monster freaks—and instead of saving the city the foursome just might end it.  It's a mad tale told by Brandon Montclare, Ryan Bodenheim, with covers by living legend Michael Wm Kaluta.  And joining the ghastly crew of creators and characters, the one and only Simon Bisley illustrates a special in-story Spotlight!

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: DEADPOOL #2

Written by CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS Penciled by BONG DAZO Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN! Deadpool learned well that when the world is shaken with fear, there's only one thing to do—CASH IN BIGTIME. Frightened people will pay through the nose for some security...but why should he risk his neck fighting The Worthy when he can create his own, easily-beatable hammer-wielder? Enter: THE WALRUS! A foe Deadpool can defeat with both hands tied behind his back....or can he?

32 pages, $2.99.

HULK #37

Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by ELENA CASAGRANDE Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

FEAR ITSELF tie-in As the hammer-wielders continue their campaign of fear and terror, Red Hulk takes up arms against the newly deified XXX XXXXX! It's bruiser versus bruiser as two of the world's strongest battle it out in an all-out brawl that will shake the world! And no one is watching this closer than M.O.D.O.K.!

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: YOUTH IN REVOLT #3

Written by SEAN McKEEVER Penciled by MIKE NORTON Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN The world has plunged into an abyss of terror and despair, and few places are worse right now than in Las Vegas, where the hammer-wielding XXXX XXXXX is passing though -- in his own unstoppable way! Luckily, HARDBALL and his HEAVY HITTERS are here to save the day! Um, right, Hardball and the Heavy Hitters? Right...?

32 pages, $2.99.

FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT #4

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE, PETER MILLIGAN, HOWARD CHAYKIN & KEVIN GREVIOUX Penciled by MIKE MAYHEW, ELIA BONETTI, HOWARD CHAYKIN & MC WYMAN Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN

Speedball desperately races across the world, trying to unite pockets of resistance against the Serpent...but as the Serpent's forces strike back, and innocent lives are lost, is he only bringing about his own greatest fear? PLUS: Jimmy Woo's world unravels as he pieces together a puzzle he didn't even know he was part of! Is ultimate knowledge worth the price of his sanity? And can the Blue Marvel fight what the Serpent has wrought in the trenches?

40 pages, $3.99.

FORMIC WARS: BURNING EARTH #7

Written by AARON JOHNSTON Penciled by GIANCARLO CARACUZZO Cover by BILLY TAN

The tide of war has turned. Wit O'Toole and Mazer Rackham have scored a major victory against the alien invaders. But hold your applause, citizens--the formics are just getting started...and they're about to unleash their most deadly weapon yet. It's one step forward and three steps back in the fight to save the human race. The first round of the shocking prequel to Ender's Game comes to its exciting conclusion! From bestselling author and science-fiction master Orson Scott Card.

32 pages, $3.99.

HALO: FALL OF REACH - COVENANT #4

Written by BRIAN REED Art & Cover by FELIX RUIZ

The Covenant have invaded a human colony -- but what are they searching for? Master Chief and his Spartans must discover the truth behind the Covenant's actions before the planet and everyone on it is turned to glass!

32 pages, $3.99.

OZMA OF OZ #8

Written by ERIC SHANOWER Art & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

The savage battle with the Nome King and his endless army continues. But even if Dorothy and her friends can escape the underground Nome Kingdom, they'll have to leave their friend the Tin Woodman behind. Not even the Nome King's magic can find the enchanted Tin Woodman. And without her silver shoes will Dorothy ever be able to return to Uncle Henry?

32 pages, $3.99.

EMMA #5

Written by Nancy Butler Art & Cover by Janet Lee

With her matchmaking career at a standstill, Emma's at a loss when it comes to everyone's love lives.  But how will she fare when it comes to her own?

32 pages, $3.99.

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER -- THE BATTLE OF TULL #2

Written by PETER DAVID Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL LARK

In the desert town called Tull, gunslinger Roland Deschain finally encounters one of the men present at the years-ago death of his first love Susan Delgado. But he may have little time for revenge as his strange quarry, the Man in Black has also come to Tull. He has come to perform wonders—dark and deadly wonders. The first of which is the horrifying resurrection of town drunk Nort through a mystic ritual not meant for human eyes. Why the resurrection of this man and why now is a burning question whose answer could mean certain doom for Roland, last member of the House of Eld.

32 pages, $3.99.

DISNEY / MUPPETS PRESENTS: MEET THE MUPPETS

Written and Penciled by ROGER LANGRIDGE Cover by ROGER LANGRIDGE

The Muppet Show is out to corrupt a new medium as all your favorite Muppets return in this giant comic! Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzy, Gonzo and the gang revive their variety show and bring back favorite sketches like "Pigs in Space" and "Veterinarian's Hospital!" Kermit misses the swamp, and the gang tries to cheer him up. Fozzy revamps his standup act, but everything he tries gets the same boos as his original routine. Scooter attempts to figure out once and for all what species Gonzo belongs to. And a psychic tells Miss Piggy she's going to lose something green.

96 pages, $5.99.

CARS 2 #2

Written by ALESSANDRO FERRARI Penciled by ANTONELLO DALENA & VALENTINO FORLINI

In this thrilling new high-octane installment of the CARS saga, all the world's a racetrack as superstar Lightning McQueen zooms back into action — with his best friend Mater in tow — to take on the globe's fastest and finest. Mater and Lightning will need their passports when they find themselves in a world of intrigue, thrills and fast-paced comedic escapades. While racing through England, Italy and Japan, they face a host of new and worthy competitors.

40 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS VS. NEW ULTIMATES #6

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

THE LAST CHAPTER! The explosive battle between the Ultimate Universe's most powerful super hero groups comes to a close... but who will be left standing?

32 pages, $3.99.

ULTIMATE FALLOUT #1-3

Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Jonathan Hickman & Nick Spencer Art by by MARK BAGLEY, SARA PICHELLI & MORE Issue #1 Cover by MARK BAGLEY Issue #2 Cover by Bryan Hitch Issue #3 Cover by ED McGUINNESS Issue #1-6 Variant Covers by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

The End before The Beginning.

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR. Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS

The next huge chapter in Steve Rogers life, and it's a perfect jumping-on point for fans of the Cap movie. A funeral for a fallen friend turns into a race against time as the original Captain America makes his explosive return!

32 pages, $3.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA CORPS #2

Written by ROGER STERN Penciled by PHILIPPE BRIONES Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ

TWO CAPTAIN AMERICAS LEAD A TIME-TRAVELING PATRIOTIC SQUAD TO RESTORE LIBERTY! Steve Rogers and Jim Barnes -- joined by US Agent, American Dream and Commander A -- now they find themselves in a dystopic America -- and branded as traitors. Can they survive in a nation that has surrendered its soul to the mysterious AMERICOMMAND? A world where the Captains America have been declared ENEMIES OF THE STATE!

32 pages, $2.99.

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #620

Written by ED BRUBAKER & MARK ANDREYKO Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE Cover by ED MCGUINNESS Variant Cover by TBA

Think you know the story of Cap and Bucky's origins? Well, think again.  The secret story of the early days of Captain America, told from Bucky Barnes's point of view.

32 pages, $2.99.

ALL-WINNERS SQUAD: BAND OF HEROES #2

Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO Cover by MICO SUAYAN

The super-powered veterans of World War II are facing a deadly mystery...and it goes all the way back to the top-secret missions they ran behind enemy lines under Captain America's command! Help in unraveling the mystery will come from a very tricky source -- and nothing is what it seems!

32 pages, $2.99.

RED SKULL #1

Written by GREG PAK Art by MIRKO COLAK Cover by DAVID AJA

Witness the chilling creation of Marvel's greatest monster, and liberty's greatest enemy. As Berlin descends into chaos and ruin, sinister forces are on the rise...and the men who will form the Nazi Party ascend to power. Against this tragic backdrop of history, a boy comes of age...Johann Schmidt. orphan, thug, urchin -- Johann has nothing...and how far he would go for power will change the world...Greg Pak, the writer of X-MEN: MAGNETO -- TESTAMENT, and breakout Mirko Colak (SECRET WARRIORS) bring to life the twisted birth of the Red Skull.

32 pages, $2.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #665

Written by DAN SLOTT Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN Cover by Paolo Rivera Infested backup by Dan Slott & Giuseppe Cammuncolli I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY Michael Lark

"INFESTED" ENDS WITH SPIDEY AT THE "CROSSROADS" As Spider-Man, he's a member of the FF and TWO different Avengers teams. As Peter Parker, he works all hours on his dream job at Horizon Labs. That doesn't leave him with much time for anything or anyone else. This is where he pays the price. In this landmark issue, one of Peter's greatest sins-- comes back to haunt him. And the life of someone dear to him hangs in the balance. Plus: With New York's Infestation complete, the run-up to Spider-Island is over. Prepare for hell to break loose.

40 pages, $3.99.

VENOM #5

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by TONY MOORE & TOM FOWLER Cover by TONY MOORE

Can the new Venom and Peter Parker (The Amazing Spider-Man) put aside their differences to help save a man from himself? Plus Betty Brant, crusading blogger and gal pal to Flash Thompson may be onto the secrets behind the infestation kicking off this summer's Spider-Blockbuster! Rick Remender (X-FORCE) joins Tony Moore (FRANKEN-CASTLE) and Tom Fowler (I AM AN AVENGER) for the next crucial chapter in the life of Flash Thompson!

32 pages, $2.99.

VENOM: FLASHPOINT #1

Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #654.1 and material from #654, and VENOM (2011) #1.

56 pages, $4.99.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #666

Written by DAN SLOTT Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI Cover by Mike Del Mundo Variant Cover by Humberto Ramos

THE SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE DECADE BEGINS WITH THS "SPIDER-ISLAND: PRELUDE" Super-star writer Dan Slott and fan-favorite Spidey artist Stefano Caselli are back! New York has been INFESTED and the web grows as it gets ready to explode into SPIDER-ISLAND! Normal people are getting Spider-Powers! But not all of them realize that with great power must also come ....you know the rest. Okay, sure we often say Peter Parker's life will never be the same. But listen, pal, we've never been more serious. Heroes and villains are crawling all over Manahttan and no one knows why. This will change everything for Pete, for Spidey...and possibly for YOU! Look at it this way...If EVERYONE'S a Spider-Man... then no one is.

40 pages, $3.99.

SPIDER-ISLAND SPOTLIGHT

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

How the Census missed a city full of eight million spider-people is beyond us — but now the word is out that Manhattan has been transformed into a veritable Spider-Island, and SPOTLIGHT is on hand to cover the big news! What does it mean for our hero that NYC is now a bustling burg full of people with powers just like his? Only Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, they who ushered Spider-Man into the Big Time, have the answers! We'll check in with them, take an up-close look at Spidey's tenure as a member of Jonathan Hickman's FF and let loose our own amazing spider-people to deliver the goods on all things Peter Parker! Join us for SPIDER-ISLAND SPOTLIGHT, but bring your bug repellent!

49 pages, $3.99.

SPIDER-MAN: WITH GREAT POWER COMES GREAT RESPONSIBILITY #4

Written by STAN LEE Pencils & Cover by STEVE DITKO

Silver Age Spidey classics! Spider-Man makes his crime-fighting debut as he tries to join the Fantastic Four — but will he survive his inaugural battle with the Chameleon? Then, Dr. Octopus returns, madder than ever — and Spider-Man must face the stinging wrath of the Scorpion! Relive the magical collaboration of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in this trio of masterworks from the Marvel Vault! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #1 (from MARVEL MASTERWORKS: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 TPB), #11 (from MARVEL MASTERWORKS: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2 TPB) and #20 (from MARVEL MASTERWORKS: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 3 TPB).

72 pages, $3.99.

15-LOVE #2

Written by ANDI WATSON Penciled by TOMMY OHTSUKA Cover by SHO MURASE

Millie Collins is finding that her dream of playing tennis is not as easy as she's thought.  Her new coach, Walt, has her working day and night, training to get her off the bottom of the Wayde Tennis Academy's ranking.  But when a photographer takes an interest in Mill, a whole new wrinkle is added into her life. Can she make time for modeling and still save herself from being expelled?

48 pages, $4.99.

THE MIGHTY THOR #4

Written by MATT FRACTION Pencils & Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

ASGARD RISES AGAINST GALACTUS! The World Eater has come for something buried deep within the heart of Fallen Asgard. As Odin leads an assault wave of gods against Galactus, a wounded Thor must contend with the Silver Surfer once more! All of which leaves Volstagg and Kid Loki in charge of the Shining City for an afternoon. What could possibly go wrong?

32 pages, $3.99.

ASTONISHING THOR #5

Written by ROB RODI Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI

The epic conclusion of "Planetfall." Worlds collide—literally—as living planets Ego and Alter-Ego tear into each other...with Earth as collateral damage! Can the god of thunder halt the global-scale mayhem before all three planets are atomized—or is one world destined for destruction? Plus: The Stranger! The Collector! Zephyr! Black holes and dream realities! This one's got it all.

32 pages, $3.99.

THOR: HEAVEN & EARTH #1

Written by PAUL JENKINS Art & Cover by Ariel Olivetti

In the days before the terrible events of Ragnarok, the Gods of Asgard stare across the ramparts of their city towards a massive, demonic army massed at the gates — the prophesied End of All Days is about to begin. As the armies of darkness begin their initial attacks, Thor confronts Loki, who is destined to usher in the fall of Asgard. But what he learns from the Loki may change the way he sees his treacherous half-brother. For perhaps this terrible event is a time also of renewal. Perhaps in this desperate hour even the God of Lies has a purpose.

32 pages, $2.99.

CAP AND THOR! AVENGERS

Written by FRED VAN LENTE Art & Cover by RON LIM

This summer, Marvel Studios is bringing to life two of the AVENGERS in THOR and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER. But their adventures don't end on the silver screen. Pick up this 48-page book for two whole new stories starring Thor, Cap, and all your favorite characters from the films! Citadel of Spires: When Fandral—one of the Warriors Three—is taken captive, it's up to Thor, Sif and Loki to get him back... despite going up against one of the fiercest creatures in the nine realms! U-Base: When Hydra's U-Boats take out an Allied target, it's up to CAPTAIN AMERICA and his HOWLING COMMANDOS to strike back! The heroes sneak in to a Hydra U-Base, but there they find that the tentacles in the Hydra logo might not be simply symbolize! From FRED VAN LENTE (Amazing Spider-Man, Incredible Hercules) and RON LIM (Silver Surfer, Infinity Gauntlet) comes a duo of Adventures from this summer's hottest heroes!

48 pages, $4.99.

INCREDIBLE HULKS #632 & 633

Written by GREG PAK Pencils & Covers by PAUL PELLETIER I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

"Planet Hulk" and "World War Hulk" writer Greg Pak ends his legendary "Incredible Hulk" run with his most explosive, unpredictable and revelation-packed story to date! For the past year, Bruce Banner has fought gods and monsters to protect his family and everything he holds dear, but now he's up against the toughest foe the angriest man on the planet has ever faced -- his own shocking desires. When a genuine wishing well is unleashed upon the Marvel Universe, everyone's true yearnings are fulfilled. But between what we think we want and what we truly desire may lie a terrifying chasm -- made all the more dangerous by Umar of the Dark Dimension and Armageddon, Warlord of the Troyjan!

32 pages, $2.99.

HULK #36

Written by JEFF PARKER Pencils & Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY John Tyler Christopher

Why is Red Hulk dreaming of people dying- and how does this vision lead to the all-new, all-improved M.O.D.O.K.? Fortunately for Red Hulk, part of M.O.D.O.K.'s new M.O. is a more non-confrontational personal approach to villainy. Unfortunately for Red Hulk, although M.O.D.O.K. desires to keep his own hands clean, he feels no such need to reign in his newest ally, the electrifying Zzzax!

32 pages, $2.99.

SKAAR: KING OF THE SAVAGE LAND #5

Written by ROB WILLIAMS Penciled by BRIAN CHING Cover by MICHAEL KOMARCK

The final battle to rule the Savage Land comes to a devastating end! As Skaar and Ka-Zar risk everything to save the planet, the Designer resurrects the alien colossus UMBU THE UNLIVING to ensure that if it can't have the world, no one can! Who will survive, and who will be crowned the ultimate King of the Savage Land?

32 pages, $2.99.

SUPER HEROES #16

Written by TODD DEZAGO Penciled by LOU KANG

Featuring Captain America! Spider-Man gets the thrill of a lifetime as he meets the living legend of World War II, Captain America! Webs spin and shields fly as Cap and everybody's favorite wall-crawler come face to face with the Gray Gargoyle and the nefarious schemes of AIM! Note: This issue reprints the contents of MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #2.

32 pages, $2.99.

SPIDER-MAN #16

Written by PAUL TOBIN Penciled by MATTEO LOLLI Cover by ALE GARZA

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN TEAMS WITH THE SORCERER SUPREME! Climbing on walls doesn't do a lot of good when you're fighting an enemy that can fire magical bolts and summon demons, so when Baron Mordo takes over New York City's entire population, Spider-Man calls upon the help of Dr. Strange!

32 pages, $2.99.

MARVEL SUPER STARS MAGAZINE #5

Written by PAUL TOBIN, CHRIS ELIOPOULOS, ROGER LANGRIDGE & BRIAN CLEVINGER Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER, IG GUARA, CHRIS SAMNEE & GURIHIRU Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE

Join a rotating cast of your favorite Marvel super heroes under one roof in this giant ongoing magazine featuring all-ages adventures, with a different character spotlight every month! Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel Universe's greatest heroes, along with Dr. Doom and team of villains, are transported to a strange world by the powerful Beyonder and forced to do battle in the Secret Wars! Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers reunite and embark on an epic quest to find their missing partner, Frog Thor! Plus: the Mighty and the Fighting Avengers, Thor and Captain America! It's the early adventures of two of the Marvel Universe's greatest heroes, fighting side-by-side to protect America and Asgard! Collecting SPIDER-MAN AND THE SECRET WARS #1, LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS UNLEASHED #1, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2011: CAPTAIN AMERICA/THOR and CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIGHTING AVENGER #1.

96 pages, $7.99.

SUPER HERO SQUAD MMO MAGAZINE #1

Written by TODD DEZAGO Penciled by MARCELO DICHIARA, DARIO BRIZUELA & LEONEL CASTELLANI

You've read the comics, you've seen the hit TV series — now, prepare yourself to be part of the experience in Super Hero Squad Online! Join the nonstop adventure with your favorite Squaddies, and get the inside scoop on the upcoming massively multiplayer game in this mammoth magazine! Collecting SUPER HERO SQUAD ONLINE GAME: HERO UP! #1 and SUPER HERO SQUAD SPECTACULAR #1 — plus posters, games and more!

104 pages, $9.99.

VENGEANCE #1

Written by JOE CASEY Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO Villain Variant Cover by TBA

A MOST EPIC EVIL EXPLORATION OF THE MARVEL U! When MAGNETO of the X-Men tries to rescue a young Mutant on the run, he accidently kicks off a series of events that will shake the very Marvel Universe to it's core! Who are the new TEEN BRIGADE?! Who are the Brotherhood and what do they want with the YOUNG MASTERS OF EVIL?! And how is the RED SKULL pulling the strings from beyond the grave?

32 pages, $3.99.

DEFENDERS: FROM THE MARVEL VAULT #1

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA & KURT BUSIEK Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY

A Marvel Masterpiece from deep inside the treasure vaults can now be told! The original team of Doctor Strange, The Hulk, Silver Surfer and Namor are together again for a hidden adventure! But why was this tale lost? What happens in other dimensions stays in other dimensions, so what unspeakable secrets of the The Defenders are to be revealed?

32 pages, $2.99.

AVENGERS, THOR & CAPTAIN AMERICA: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #15

Written by VARIOUS The chronicle of the Marvel Universe concludes its coverage of the Avengers (from 2001's AVENGERS #41). 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.

THE IRON AGE #2

Written by JEN VAN METER & ELLIOTT KALAN Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA & RON FRENZ Power Man and Iron Fist Variant by MICHAEL LARK Fantastic Four Variant by RON FRENZ

CAN IRON MAN SAVE JOHNNY STORM'S LIFE?! Trapped in the past, Iron Man must team with The Human Torch to get back to the future -- but DOCTOR DOOM stands in their way! IF they survive, can Stark warn Johnny of his eventual demise? SHOULD he?  Killer Robots!  Broken Hearts!  The Battle of Gettysburg!  This one's got it all!  Writer Elliott Kalan joins the team of Ron Frenz and Sal Buscema in JOHNNY STORM: SUPER STAR! BUT FIRST! Can the combined muscle of POWER MAN & IRON FIST help Iron Man get back to the present and save our world from the PHOENIX?

48 pages, $4.99.

MARVEL ZOMBIES CHRISTMAS CAROL #4

Written by JIM McCANN Penciled by DAVID BALDEON Cover by MICHAEL WM KALUTA

He's faced the past and his role in the origin of the plague sweeping the land.  The present is wrought with the Hungry Dead.  And now, the worst stands at Scrooge's doorstep- the Spirit of Christmas Yet To Come.  What horrific visions does this specter hold and is there any hope for mankind short of Scrooge sacrificing himself?  Zombies and ghosts collide around the man known as Ebeneezer Scrooge, the deadliest man in town.

32 pages, $3.99.

FF #6 & #7

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Pencils by GREG TOCCHINI Covers by MARK BAGLEY

The Return of the King. Black Bolt is back and is determined to reclaim his throne.

32 pages, $2.99.

DAREDEVIL #1

Written by MARK WAID Penciled by PAOLO MANUEL RIVERA AND MARCOS MARTIN Cover by PAOLO RIVERA Variant Cover by John Romita Sr. Variant Cover by NEAL ADAMS Variant Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

THIS SUMMER, THE DEVIL IS REBORN. RENEWED. RESSURECTED. With new enemies, new friends...and that same old "grinnin' in the face of hell" attitude, The Man Without Fear is back in a double-sized first issue and leading with his face! Mark Waid (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Irredeemable, RUSE) joins neo-legendary artists Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin for a new spin on Daredevil that will leave you gasping for air. Having turned his world upside over the past several years, Matt Murdock realizes that justice may not be blind to his past and villains may not be the only ones looking for answers. Bring it on. If Matt Murdock could see what he was doing...he'd be terrified.

40 pages, $3.99.

MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. WOLVERINE #2

Written by JONATHAN MABERRY Penciled by LAURENCE CAMPBELL Cover by GORAN PARLOV

Following the shocking events in Part 1, Wolverine is a destroyed man. The world needs him to be a hero, but he knows he is a monster. So...what happens when a more terrible monster rises to form the first tribe of superhuman cannibals? Will Logan fall to their onslaught? Will he step aside and let the monsters devour the world? Or will he find some new reason to make a last stand? NY Times bestselling thriller author Jonathan Maberry and celebrated artist Laurence Campbell bring the pain in Part 2 of this apocalyptic horror story.

32 pages, $3.99.

SECRET WARRIORS #28

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by ALESSANDRO VITTI Cover by PAUL RENAUD I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY DAVID MACK

Over two years in the making, see how everything ends after last month's shocking conclusion. What will happen to Nick Fury? Who lives? Who dies? What is the stunning new direction for the remnants of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the Marvel Universe? Find out in Secret Warriors #28 -- it's "Wheels within Wheels," Part 5: FINALE

32 pages, $2.99.

KA-ZAR #2

Written by PAUL JENKINS Pencils and Cover by PASCAL ALIXE

Threats to the Savage Land come from outside and from within as Ka-Zar struggles to make sense of growing conflicts among his people. With a terrible famine raging across Pangea, Outsiders are making plans to return. The forests burn as Pangeans strike deals with terrestrial corporations. And complicating this, the reemergence of an ancient threat: the mysterious Ether Tribe have returned to punish anyone who dares deal with the outside world. Standing at the center of these myriad conflicts: one man and his tiger.

32 pages, $2.99.

MYSTERY MEN #3

Written by DAVID LISS Pencils & Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

INTRODUCING MARVEL'S ALL-NEW, NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN HEROES OF THE ‘30s! On the hunt to solve the brutal murder of a Broadway starlet, The Operative, The Revenant and The Aviatrix smash their way from the gleaming penthouses of privilege to the squalid alleyways of Manhattan, as the full horror of their enemies' schemes unfolds!  Plus: experience the power of the mighty Achilles and the bizarre tactics of the syringe-wielding Surgeon! Award-winning historical thriller novelist David Liss (Black Panther: The Man Without Fear) and acclaimed artist Patrick Zircher (Spider-Man Noir) weave an edge-of-your-seat and in-continuity adventure intertwined with America's most scandalous crimes! Before the Invaders...before the Twelve...who were the Mystery Men?

32 pages, $2.99.

MOON KNIGHT #3

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by ALEX MALEEV I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY Colin Wilson

You've seen what insanity the new Moon Knight can do, but how is he doing it? Find out here! Plus, who is the kingpin of L.A.? And why do all the other criminals cower at his feet?  And just how far is Moon Knight willing to take his new blood fued?

32 pages, $3.99.

DEADPOOL #40

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

"Institutionalized" Part One After the fallout (nuclear and otherwise) of Deadpool's antics out in Arizona, the federal government is faced with an impossible question: What to do with Deadpool? Luckily, Deadpool's gamma-powered legal defense team provides an answer: Stick him in an institution! When you think about it, it might be the only solution—after all he really does need some professional help as well as protection from the enemy; himself. 

32 pages, $2.99.

ASTONISHING X-MEN #40

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE Penciled by JUAN BOBILLO Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY Ed McGuinness

"MEANWHILE" Part 2 (of 3). The Brood are terrorizing the X-Men again, but wiping out the terrifying parasitic aliens isn't an option as they are an Endangered Species. Oh, and Agent Brand has been infected. Part 2 of the alternating story arc of the most thought-provoking X-Book!

32 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN: SCHISM #1 & #2

Written by JASON AARON Pencils and Covers by CARLOS PACHECO (#1) AND FRANK CHO (#2) Issue #1 Variant Cover by FRANK CHO Issue #1 Variant Cover by NICK BRADSHAW Issue #1 Blank Variant Cover also available

The X-Men event of the decade starts here!  It's never been a more dangerous time to be a mutant. Even with their numbers at a record low, the world refuses to trust mutantkind...and after a mutant-triggered international incident, anti-mutant hatred hits new heights. Of course it's at this moment, when the mutant race needs most to stand together, that a split begins that will tear apart the very foundation of the X-Men. From superstar writer and Marvel Architect Jason Aaron and a full roster of comics' top artists, this is an X-tale that will reverberate for years to come! Come October, the X-Men landscape will be irreparably changed.

48 pages, $4.99 and 32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE & BLACK CAT: CLAWS 2 #1

Written by JAMES PALMIOTTI Pencils & Cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER

Palmiotti, Gray and Linsner return to right where their classic "Claws" storyline left off to bring us an all-new tale of action, intrigue and razor-sharp appendages. Two of Marvel's most beloved and be-clawed heroes, Wolverine and Black Cat, have barely had time to catch their breath from defeating the villainous mastermind Arcade and his sidekick White Rabbit when the two evil schemers find an escape from their exile in The Savage Land, and an entryway into revenge! Watch the fur fly as these four fight it out in an all-new, no-holds-barred Claws adventure!

32 pages, $3.99.

WOLVERINE #12

Written by JASON AARON Penciled by RENATO GUEDES Cover by JAE LEE I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY JOE QUESADA

"WOLVERINE'S REVENGE!" Part 3. Logan's long bloody fight for revenge against the Red Right Hand continues, as more details of their plot against him are revealed, along with the reasons they so deeply despise him. All this, plus Daken, the devil and the Incredible Hulk.

32 pages, $3.99.

X-23 #12

Written by MARJORIE LIU Penciled by SANA TAKEDA Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY

X-23 has been fighting against her past for years, and now she has an opportunity to put it to rest for good. Meanwhile, Jubilee's past as a mutant and X-Man haunts her as she struggles to find a place in the world-- but if they don't have their pasts to keep them going, what do they have? And can they figure it out before the mysterious figure behind X-23's kill-list gets to them first?

32 pages, $2.99.

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #11

Written by ROB WILLIAMS Penciled by MATTEO BUFFAGNI Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Daken moved to Hollywood to make his mark and get noticed, and now he's collected much of L.A.'s crime community into his own private Ocean's 11 in order to pull off the heist of the century. But Daken doesn't start anything without having his own secret and bloody back-up plan. Meanwhile, the bodies keep turning up thanks to Tinseltown's newest serial killer. Who is behind the murder of good looking young actors? Why are claws their murder weapon of choice? And what, exactly, is waiting for Daken's crew amidst the millions when they open the back of their armored car target?

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS #8

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

Hot off the heels of suffering the nightmarish experiments of the man called Contagion, Wolverine is confronted by renegade spacemen Monark Starstalker and Paradox, who have their own set of test they'd like to run on him. But anyone preparing to stick Logan with needles of techno-organic viruses should be prepared to feel the sharp sting of adamantium claws in the gut. It's WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS VS. ROGUE GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS AND THEIR ROBOT FALCON!

32 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN LEGACY #252

Written by MIKE CAREY Penciled by KHOI PHAM Cover by MICO SUAYAN AGE OF X AFTERMATH!

Not only have the X-Men escaped from the Age of X, but so have some of the most dangerous monsters from Legion's psyche! Desperate to hunt them down, Legion and a small team of X-Men leave the safety of Utopia to find them. But it may not be long before they find themselves in over their heads...

32 pages, $2.99.

NEW MUTANTS #27 & #28

Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Pencils by LEO FERNANDEZ (#27) & MICHAEL RYAN (#28) Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Issue #27 I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

"UNFINISHED BUSINESS" Part 3 (of 3) The New Mutants have found X-Man, but in the clutches of Sugar Man! What is Sugar Man doing with Nate? And what is Nate going to do to Sugar Man once the New Mutants get him freed. It's not every day you get an Omega Level Mutant angry...

32 pages, $3.99.

UNCANNY X-FORCE #12

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by MARK BROOKS Cover by ESAD RIBIC Variant Cover by ADAM KUBERT I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

The Dark Angel Saga: part 2 Trapped in the Age of Apocalypse! To acquire their salvation Fantomex must lead a team of X-Men to a distant galaxy and steal the origins of life itself from the god race known as The Celestials! On Earth, within the mysterious floating city know as The Sky, the rest of X-Force fight through an army of twisted versions of Earth's mightiest beings as they seek a route home. If they do not succeed, and soon, Archangel will become the new Apocalypse!

32 pages, $3.99.

X-MEN #14 & 15

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Penciled by PACO MEDINA & DALIBOR TALIJIC Covers by ED McGUINESS Issue #14 & 15 Variant Covers by PACO MEDINA Issue #14 I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

"FIRST TO LAST" The battle fought in two time-periods comes to a climactic conclusion! The X-Men are the only thing that stand between the Evolutionaries and the complete annihilation of the human race. On top of that, learn secrets of Emma Frost's past and what she had to do with the original Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.

32 pages, $3.99.

GENERATION HOPE #9

Written by KIERON GILLEN Penciled by JAMIE MCKELVIE Cover by SALVADOR ESPIN

"OUT, OUT..." This is the X-Men comic that will have people talking for years! Some candles burn twice as bright and half as long. Some candles don't get a chance to burn at all.  Generation Hope discover what happens when a light goes out.

32 pages, $2.99.

X-FACTOR #222

Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO Cover by DAVID YARDIN I AM CAPTAIN AMERICA VARIANT BY TBA

X-Factor headquarters is under siege! As the birth of Wolfsbane's baby draws near, demonic forces pound at their door, desperate to steal the child away. How will X-Factor battle the supernatural? Salvation may just arrive in a very familiar form...

32 pages, $2.99.

WOLVERINE & DEADPOOL: DECOY #1

Written by STUART MOORE Penciled by SHAWN CRYSTAL Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

Wolverine, Deadpool and a 15-Foot-Killer Robot walk down the street. Wolverine and Deadpool walk into a bar. The 15-Foot-Killer Robot ducks.  He still hits his head.

48 pages, $3.99.

PUNISHERMAX #15

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

The Punisher is locked in a high-security prison, with every inmate in the place out for his blood. When the convicts begin banding together to stage a full-scale prison riot, how will the Punisher survive when all the hate, rage and violence contained within these walls comes bearing down on him alone?

32 pages, $3.99.

DEADPOOL MAX #10

Written by DAVE LAPHAM Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER

Hydra.  A secret organization dedicated to terror and world domination.  Their very name strikes fear into the heart of...only one man.  Deadpool.  Because Hydra is not real, a fiction, created by Bob to keep the world's most dangerous man in check.  But now Bob has been replaced, and it's only a matter of time before imprisonment, torture, and death follow.  So what's a desperate C.I.A. black ops operative to do to regain control of his agent?  Well, perhaps teaming with the Taskmaster to turn Hydra from a dream into reality will help things out considerably...or perhaps not.  Find out how many will not live in this dangerous tale we like to call...say it loud and proud...HAIL HYDRA!

32 pages, $3.99.

SUPREME POWER #2

Written by KYLE HIGGINS Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA Cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA

When the alien hero Hyperion was last seen on Earth, the White House was destroyed, the President was killed, and Hyperion disappeared into the stars. Now Joe Ledger, the super-powered government agent Dr. Spectrum, is America's foremost hero. But the source of Joe's power starts driving him lethally out of control...and what happens to Dr. Spectrum -- and to our world -- when Hyperion comes back?!

32 pages, $3.99.

CRIMINAL: LAST OF THE INNOCENT #2

By ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS with VAL STAPLES on colors

Things are going from bad to worse... One time Al-American boy Riley Richards is caught in a brutal murder and double-cross that may just be the only way out of the trap that his life has become! And as always, each issue of Criminal contains unique back-up features, articles and artwork, which are only available in the single issues.

32 pages, $3.50.

BRILLIANT #1

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by MARK BAGLEY Variant Covers by DAVID MACK & MICHAEL AVON OEMING

The first creator-owned book by ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN co-creators Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley, BRILLIANT tells the story of a handful of college-age geniuses who challenge each other to solve the mystery of superpowers. Can the best and brightest change science fiction into science fact? And if so, how will the world at large react? BRILLIANT is a thriller of the highest order. It is a story of how true power can either destroy or protect the strongest of friendships. It is the story of how the world will react when our true potential is finally unlocked.

40 pages, $3.95.





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