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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

MARVEL COMICS FOR AUGUST -- COLLECTIONS

THE SECRET SERVICE HC

MARK MILLAR (W) DAVE GIBBONS (A) ALL-NEW Cover by DAVE GIBBONS

Kick-Ass writer Mark Millar, Watchmen legend Dave Gibbons, and superstar director Matthew Vaughn team up to reinvent the spy genre for the 21st century in one of the most brilliant new comics of recent years. A British secret agent feels guilty about never spending time with his deadbeat sister and takes his wayward nephew under his wing after he's arrested in the London riots. The boy is heading straight for a jail cell until his uncle steps in and tries to give him a new life, training him up to be a gentleman spy. Gone are the garish street clothes and chunky jewelry, replaced with a Savile Row suit and bulletproof umbrella as he travels the globe to uncover a plot that links the kidnapping of the world's most famous sci-fi actors with a plot to eradicate 90% of the human race. This hardcover edition collects The Secret Service #1-6, and includes special bonus material! Collecing THE SECRET SERVICE #1-6 plus bonus material (sketches, commentary, etc.)

176 pages, $24.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR BY JONATHAN HICKMAN OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI, STEVE EPTING, BARRY KITSON, JUAN BOBILLO, NICK DRAGOTTA, GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA, ANDRE ARAUJO, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, RON GARNEY, MIKE CHOI, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, RYAN STEGMAN & MORE Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO

Jonathan Hickman revamps and redefines Marvel's First Family! The War of Four Cities escalates, with the Future Foundation caught in the middle! But as the Inhumans return to Earth, and Annihilus' forces and the Kree armada lay siege to the planet, will the coming of Galactus turn the tide -- or doom us all? When the Future Foundation contends with the Council of Reeds and the Mad Celestials, Valeria turns to their greatest foe! Find out why all hope lies in Doom! And in the aftermath of an endgame beyond imagination, the FF explore the furthest reaches of the Marvel Universe -- from Wakanda to the Negative Zone, from the past to the future! Collecting FF (2011) #6-23, and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #600-611 and #605.1.

832 pages, $125.

MARVEL 75TH ANNIVERSARY OMNIBUS HC

Written by VARIOUS Penciled by VARIOUS

In late 1939, the fledgling Timely Comics published MARVEL COMICS #1 -- introducing the Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and more to an unsuspecting populace. Seventy-five years later, Marvel Comics has become a world-renowned multimedia empire, home to some of the most recognizable and beloved fictional characters ever known. Now, the cream of the crop is presented in one deluxe, oversized hardcover! That's right, it's the best of the best from Marvel's 75-year publishing history -- from the Golden Age to Marvel NOW! -- as chosen by you, the loyal fans! So face front, True Believers, and prepare to relive 75 years of greatness as only Mighty Marvel could do it!

1,000 pages, $99.99.

DEADPOOL: DRACULA'S GAUNTLET HC

Written by GERRY DUGGAN & BRIAN POSEHN Penciled by REILLY BROWN Cover by FRANK CHO

You've witnessed Deadpool's marriage to the succubus queen Shiklah! Now, experience their first meeting and learn the secrets of their bloody romance! When Dracula hires Deadpool to transport a highly valuable delivery for him, Wade has no idea what kind of trouble he's in for. It's a crazy journey across the world -- and into the dark heart of the Merc with the Mouth! Guest-starring Blade, M.O.D.O.K., Hydra Bob, Werewolf by Night and more! Collecting DEADPOOL: DRACULA'S GAUNTLET #1-7.

280 pages, $34.99.

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER VOL. 1 HC

Written by JASON AARON Penciled by ESAD RIBIC & BUTCH GUICE Cover by ESAD RIBIC

A trail of blood consumes Thor's past, present and future! Throughout the ages, gods are vanishing, and Thor must unravel the gruesome mystery of Gorr the God Butcher! In the distant past, Thor discovers a cave that echoes with the cries of tortured gods! In the present, Thor follows the bloody wake of murdered gods across the depths of space. And millennia from now, the last god-king of Asgard makes his final stand against Gorr's berserker legions. As Thors from three eras race to stop Gorr, his scheme's full extent is revealed: What is the Godbomb? At the end of time, all the universe's gods are enslaved, building a machine that will forever change the face of creation. Three time-bending Thors unite, but will it all be for naught as the massive Godbomb is triggered? Collecting THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #1-11.

273 pages, $34.99.

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 8 HC

Written by ARCHIE GOODWIN with ROY THOMAS, GERRY CONWAY, GARY FRIEDRICH, LEN WEIN & CHRIS CLAREMONT Penciled by HERB TRIMPE with DICK AYERS Cover by HERB TRIMPE

He's mean, he's green, and sometimes he's too small to be seen -- he's the Incredible Hulk! Yes, the Hulk's back in another round of tales full of trials, tribulations, revenge, romance and…Richard Nixon?! Returning from a battle with Dr. Doom, the Hulk finds himself in the sights of the U.S. military's Project: Greenskin. Objective? Destroy the Hulk! The adventure continues with the green girl of Hulk's heart, the other-dimensional Jarella! With the help of Ant-Man, Hulk will reunite with his love -- but not before he's put on trial in front of the heroes of the Marvel Universe! With art by the classic Herb Trimpe/John Severin team, Hulk's never looked meaner, greener or better! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #145-156.

288 pages, $69.99.

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA TALES OF SUSPENSE VOL. 1 TPB

Written by STAN LEE, LARRY LIEBER & MORE Penciled by JACK KIRBY, STEVE DITKO, DON HECK, JOE SINNOTT, AL WILLIAMSON, BILL EVERETT, JOHN BUSCEMA, RUSS HEATH & MORE Cover by DON HECK & RICHARD ISANOVE

In 1958, Stan Lee stood before the decimated Atlas line. Having gone from editor of a line of dozens of titles to just eight, Stan refocused his efforts on only biggest and best: enter TALES OF SUSPENSE! Anchored by the visual talents Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko and Don Heck, this new "big monster" book became part of a creative revival that would change comics forever. Their twist-ending tales featuring Martians, killer robots and massive monsters were the very foundation for what would become Marvel's super-hero House of Ideas. So strap on your tin-foil hat, grab your ray gun, and get ready to dive into one of the most amazing eras of comics' history! Collecting TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #1-10.

272 pages, $29.99.

UNCANNY AVENGERS VOL. 4: AVENGE THE EARTH PREMIERE HC

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by DANIEL ACUNA Cover by DANIEL ACUNA

Welcome to Planet X, the new mutant homeworld, where everything is great -- if you possess the mutant gene! The Wasp is the last human alive, relentlessly pursued by Magneto's All-New X-Force and protected by her husband, Havok! Now, as Kang's Chronos Corps arrives on Planet X with a terrible offer, the former Unity Squad members must reunite to defeat the Apocalypse Twins and avenge the Earth! But even with a time traveler on their side, is it too late? Which of the seven prime futures will become dominant? And what is Kang's hidden, ultimate goal? This is it! The conclusion to an epic two years in the making -- and rest assured, nothing will ever be the same again! Collecting UNCANNY AVENGERS #18-22.

136 pages, $24.99.

ALL-NEW X-MEN VOL. 5: ONE DOWN PREMIERE HC

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by STUART IMMONEN with ARTHUR ADAMS, BRUCE TIMM, J. SCOTT CAMPBELL, SKOTTIE YOUNG, RAFAEL GRAMPA & MORE Cover by Stuart Immonen The future Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, last seen in "Battle of the Atom," is back -- and they're still gunning for yesterday's X-Men! But even as the Brotherhood takes its next devastating step against the time-tossed teens, the mysteries surrounding Jean Grey begin to unfold! Jean came back from her Shi'ar trial…different. What does this mean for her future, for the past of the woman she's supposed to become and for the rest of the X-Men? Past, present and future collide when the Future Brotherhood exacts its final judgment on the All-New X-Men! And it's mutant magic as only Mighty Marvel could do it as artist Stuart Immonen is joined by a practical hall of fame lineup of comic-book artists! Collecting ALL-NEW X-MEN #25-29.

144 pages, $24.99.

UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 4: VS. S.H.I.E.L.D. PREMIERE HC Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO & KRIS ANKA Cover by CHRIS BACHALO After relentless persecution and a near-fatal Sentinel attack, the Uncanny X-Men and their mutant revolution take the offensive! Their target? The international spy organization S.H.I.E.L.D.! But as the members of Cyclops' team fights to save their species, are they only digging themselves into a deeper and more dangerous hole? Who is the mysterious figure building S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Sentinels? What happened to Dazzler after Mystique replaced her? And is S.H.I.E.L.D. really responsible for the attacks? Then, it's an ORIGINAL SIN tie-in as Charles Xavier's last will and testament is discovered, but what's concealed within its pages might be the X-Men's ultimate undoing! Could a previously unknown power now be their greatest threat? How will the Uncanny X-Men cope with the shadows of Xavier's past? Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (2013) #19-24.

136 pages, $24.99.

MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: NO NORMAL TPB

Written by G. WILLOW WILSON Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA & JACOB WYATT Cover by SARA PICHELLI

Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City -- until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, New York! It's history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

120 pages, $15.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION: THE WORLD'S GREATEST COMIC MAGAZINE TPB

Written by STAN LEE Penciled by JACK KIRBY Cover by JACK KIRBY

In 1961, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby lit the fuse of the greatest revolution in comic-book history -- the Marvel Age of Comics -- and it started right here, in the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR! With the space race on, Reed Richards, Ben Grimm, Sue Storm and Johnny Storm shoot for the stars -- but after their craft is bombarded by cosmic rays, they return to Earth with the startling powers of the Fantastic Four! These weren't just any super heroes, though -- the Fantastic Four were a realistic, relatable, bickering and loveable family that couldn't pay their rent and didn't always love their powers. So crack open this Epic Collection and enjoy the beginning of the series that earned the name "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine!" Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #1-18.

456 pages, $34.99.

SUB-MARINER & THE ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH TPB

Written by ROY THOMAS & DANN THOMAS Penciled by RICH BUCKLER Cover by RICH BUCKLER

Namor the Sub-Mariner, Avenging Son of Atlantis. Jim Hammond, the original android Human Torch. Two icons whose rivalry dates all the way back to the dawn of Marvel Comics. Now, learn the full story of two legendary adversaries who would one day become allies, even friends. From enemy of mankind to wartime savior -- from Fantastic Four foe to staunch Invader, Defender and Avenger -- Namor is a man of contrasts. Relive the life and times of Marvel's mightiest mutant as only he could see it. Imperius Rex! Meanwhile, a recently revived Torch looks back to his own uncanny creation. Meet his sizzling sidekick, Toro; learn his incredible part in Hitler's downfall; and discover why the flame of Marvel's first hero was doused for so long! Collecting SAGA OF THE SUB-MARINER #1-12 and SAGA OF THE ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH #1-4.

392 pages, $39.99.

SHE-HULK VOL. 1: LAW AND DISORDER TPB

Written by CHARLES SOULE Penciled by JAVIER PULIDO & RON WIMBERLY Cover by KEVIN WADA

Jennifer Walters is the She-Hulk! A stalwart member of the Avengers and FF, she's also a killer attorney with a pile of degrees and professional respect. But juggling cases and kicking bad guy butt is a little more complicated than she anticipated. With a new practice, a new paralegal and a mounting number of super villains she's racking up as personal enemies, She Hulk might have bitten off more than she can chew! When Kristoff Vernard, the son of Victor Von Doom, seeks extradition, it's an international jailbreak, She-Hulk-style! Then, She-Hulk and Hellcat must uncover the secrets of the Blue File -- a conspiracy that touches the entire Marvel Universe! And when someone important to She-Hulk is killed, and won't let it stand -- but who can she trust? She-Hulk takes on her most terrifying role yet: defendant! Collecting SHE-HULK (2014) #1-6.

136 pages, $15.99.

AVENGERS WORLD VOL. 2: ASCENSION TPB

Written by NICK SPENCER Penciled by MARCO CHECCHETTO & STEFANO CASELLI Cover by MARK BROOKS

A rising superpower answers the call in the face of an ancient evil. The City of the Dead prepares to rise. A.I.M. Empire makes its stand. In one catastrophic moment, an Avengers World world erupts into flames. The Uprising begins! Collecting AVENGERS WORLD #6-10.

136 pages, $17.99.

INFINITY TPB

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by JIM CHEUNG, JEROME OPENA, DUSTIN WEAVER, MIKE DEODATO JR. & LEINIL FRANCIS YU Cover by ADAM KUBERT

To save the world from ever-greater dangers, the Avengers got bigger. Yet when the oldest race in the universe marks Earth for destruction, it's time for Captain America to think grander still. As the most powerful Avengers team ever assembled heads into space to join an intergalactic alliance against the ancient Builders, an old enemy deems their home unprotected. Thanos, the Mad Titan, unleashes his forces on Earth in the latest chapter of his endless quest for death. But even a world without Avengers has its defenders. Among them, the secret cabal of history-shapers known as the Illuminati -- a group riven with internal conflict already confronting another planet-ending crisis. As Earth's Mightiest Heroes wage war on multiple fronts, their battle for Infinity threatens to descend into Inhumanity. Collecting INFINITY #1-6, NEW AVENGERS (2013) #7-12 and AVENGERS (2012) #14-23.

592 pages, $49.99.

WINTER SOLDIER BY ED BRUBAKER: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB

Written by ED BRUBAKER Penciled by BUTCH GUICE & MICHAEL LARK Cover by DANIEL ACUNA

He's been Bucky and Captain America -- now, James Barnes returns to the role of the Winter Soldier! When ex-Russian sleeper agents awaken, the trail leads to Latveria, and Winter Soldier and the Black Widow come face-to-face with Dr. Doom! Can Marvel's super-spies prevent war with Latveria? Can Bucky stop the sleepers he himself trained? Old enemies resurface with new identities, and Winter Soldier and Black Widow's hunt gets personal in the aftermath of a savage murder. Now, Winter Soldier must save the Widow from her own past! But even with help from Avengers teammates Wolverine, Captain America and Hawkeye, Bucky must decide whether he is willing to sacrifice everything to save his love. Master CAPTAIN AMERICA writer Ed Brubaker wraps up his critically acclaimed run here -- and no one escapes unscathed! Collecting FEAR ITSELF #7.1: CAPTAIN AMERICA and WINTER SOLDIER #1-14.

344 pages, $29.99.

X-FORCE BY CRAIG KYLE & CHRIS YOST: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 2 TPB

Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRIS YOST Penciled by MIKE CHOI, CLAYTON CRAIN, CARLO BARBERI, GABRIELE DELL'OTTO & MORE Cover by MIKE CHOI

X-Force returns from the future, but as they race to defuse the Leper Queen and the Sapien League's plot, X-23 is captured by the Facility! Now, her only hope is S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Morales -- but can either of them survive against Kimura, the one foe X-23 has never beaten? Meanwhile, Wolfsbane is reunited with X-Force -- just as Selene's forces descend on Utopia! X-Force fights an unsettling battle against Selene's army of undead mutants, including former teammate Caliban and Warpath's brother, Thunderbird! Can the team obtain the one weapon capable of stopping Selene in time? And when the Assassin's Guild targets Wolverine and Domino, the two heroes must face a murderer's row of villains -- while insanely distracted by each other! Collecting X-FORCE (2008) #17-25, X-NECROSHA: THE GATHERING, X-FORCE: SEX & VIOLENCE #1-3 and material from X-NECROSHA and X-FORCE ANNUAL (2010) #1.

384 pages, $39.99.

DAREDEVIL VOL. 1: DEVIL AT BAY TPB

Written by MARK WAID Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE, JAVIER RODRIGUEZ & PETER KRAUSE Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE

Marvel's fearless hero begins his most awe-inspiring adventure yet in sunny San Francisco! Daredevil has headed West, and he now protects the Golden City's streets from evil -- both as a costumed hero and as blind lawyer Matt Murdock! But big changes are in store for Matt as old haunts and familiar faces rise to give the devil his due. The Owl is back, and he isn't working alone. But old enemies are small potatoes compared to Matt's new "friend": the would-be hero known as the Shroud! As one of DD's oldest enemies is permanently redefined, deadlier than ever, Kirsten and Matt find themselves sharing a volatile secret. But who will crack first? Plus: What killed Foggy Nelson? Also featuring a special look into the future, celebrating DD's fiftieth anniversary with cryptic hints at what's to come! Collecting DAREDEVIL (2014) #1-5, #1.50 and #0.1.

176 pages, $17.99.

AVENGERS UNDERCOVER VOL. 1: DESCENT TPB

Written by DENNIS HOPELESS Penciled by KEV WALKER & TIMOTHY GREEN II Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA

When teen heroes infiltrate the Masters of Evil, who will break bad? Damaged by their experience in Murderworld, five conflicted young superhumans go rogue and pose as villains, planning to bring the Avengers' rivals down from within. But the longer the teens spend undercover, the more they descend into darkness -- and as they start to build relationships with these multi-layered criminals, the line between good and evil blurs. What will happen first: joining the Masters for real, or getting exposed and killed? What happens when the teens confront their former captor, Arcade? And what on earth do the undercover heroes do that brands them as Public Enemy No. 1? As Death Locket must choose between murdering Captain America or blowing her cover, Baron Zemo makes the teens an offer they can't -- they dare not -- refuse! Collecting AVENGERS UNDERCOVER #1-6.

136 pages, $15.99.

FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 1: THE FALL OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR TPB

Written by JAMES ROBINSON Penciled by LEONARD KIRK & MORE Cover by LEONARD KIRK

The World's Greatest Comics Magazine begins anew! But as the Fantastic Four embark on a strange mission, they aren't met with new beginnings -- they face an untimely end! Marvel's First Family heads toward its darkest hour, but who's behind the FF's downfall? Manhattan is under attack by a killer swarm from a corrupted pocket universe; to defeat it, the Human Torch must make a terrible sacrifice! And with one member down, a new menace emerges: the Wrecking Crew, their powers mysteriously elevated! As Ben and Alicia's romance rekindles, the threats of Fin Fang Foom, the Wizard and the Puppet Master loom; the Baxter Building is quarantined; and the Fantastic Four are held accountable for the destruction in Manhattan! It's the trial of the century and a major turning point for the FF! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (2014) #1-5.

112 pages, $15.99.

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN VOL. 1: THE PHOENIX CORPORATION TPB

Written by JASON LATOUR Penciled by MAHMUD ASRAR Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

Welcome to the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning, where Wolverine, Storm and a star-studded faculty educate the next generation of mutants! But with their own lives steeped in deadly enemies and personal crises, how can the X-Men guide and educate -- let alone defend -- the school? And what mysterious organization waits in the shadows to destroy Wolverine's mutant sanctuary? The mysterious Phoenix Corporation wants Quentin Quire, but why? As Wolverine clings to life, Storm, Idie and the kids make a stand against the Phoenix Corporation -- while a fleeing Quentin finds a new ally in Cyclops! And only Evan can save Fantomex from certain death, but does he dare? Wolverine and Storm reach a breaking point as the X-Men take on the Phoenix Corporation -- with their very future hanging in the balance! Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN (2014) #1-6.

144 pages, $17.99.

X-MEN: THE ADVENTURES OF CYCLOPS & PHOENIX TPB

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, JEPH LOEB, JOHN FRANCIS MOORE & TOM DEFALCO Penciled by GENE HA, PASCAL ALIXE, KYLE HOTZ & MORE Cover by GENE HA

Join Cyclops and Phoenix on the wildest honeymoon of all time, and learn how young Nathan Summers became the man called Cable! When the newlyweds are pulled 2,000 years into the future, they must raise Cyclops' son in the shadow of Apocalypse. Can this post-nuclear family overthrow the ancient tyrant and his sadistic protégé, the boy called Stryfe, before Cyclops and Phoenix return to the present? In the aftermath, Nathan meets the mysterious Blaquesmith, falls for the lovely Aliya and seeks out the hidden Askani order -- but why are they hailing him as their chosen one? Learn the Askani's secret origin and their strange connection to Rachel Summers -- another time-torn mutant, and Nathan's long-lost sister! Collecting ADVENTURES OF CYCLOPS & PHOENIX #1-4, ASKANI'SON #1-4, X-MEN: PHOENIX #1-3, X-MEN: BOOKS OF ASKANI and material from MARVEL VALENTINE SPECIAL.

352 pages, $34.99.

X-MEN: ASGARDIAN WARS TPB (NEW PRINTING)

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT Penciled by PAUL SMITH & ARTHUR ADAMS Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

The X-Men take on Loki, god of mischief! In the Arctic Circle, Alpha Flight and the X-Men discover a power that could save the world -- but are they willing to pay the terrible price? Is Loki truly trying to give Earth a godly boon, or are his motives darker than the heroes dare dream? And when the X-Men incur Loki's wrath, it's the novice New Mutants who take the fall…and rise to Asgard! The X-Men ride to the rescue, but what if the New Mutants don't want to go home? And as Storm falls under Loki's sway, Magik is ensorcelled by the Enchantress, and Mirage has a fateful encounter with the Valkyrie, can even the mightiest mutants survive the magic of myth? Collecting X-MEN & ALPHA FLIGHT (1995) #1-2, NEW MUTANTS SPECIAL EDITION #1 and X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #9.

248 pages, $29.99.

MAGNETO VOL. 1: INFAMOUS TPB

Written by CULLEN BUNN Penciled by GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA & JAVI FERNANDEZ Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

Once the deadliest, most feared mutant mastermind on the planet, Magneto is no longer the man he was. After allying with Cyclops and the X-Men, he became a pawn in another man's war. But now, determined to fight for mutantkind's survival on his own terms, Magneto sets out to regain what he's lost…and remind the world why it should tremble at the sound of his name. Magneto will safeguard the future of the mutant race by hunting down each and every threat that would see his kind extinguished -- and bloody his hands that they may never be a threat again. But as horrors from his past loom large and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents pursue him, will Magneto soon become the villain he once was? And how will a mysterious woman from his past affect his mission? Collecting MAGNETO (2014) #1-6.

136 pages, $17.99.

NEW AVENGERS VOL. 2: INFINITY TPB

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by MIKE DEODATO JR. Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.

The battle for Earth continues! As the Avengers wage all-out war against a cosmic invasion force in space, the cold war between Wakanda and Atlantis heats up into a full-scale conflict on Earth. Casualties begin to mount, and one of the Illuminati is forced to make a hard choice. But when an Inhuman learns of the Illuminati's plans, everything falls apart -- and the House of Black Bolt finally cracks as the Illuminati take to the front lines to oppose the mad Titan Thanos' invasion of Earth! How is Maximus the Mad involved, and what secret desires does Thanos harbor? Collecting NEW AVENGERS (2013) #7-12.

152 pages, $19.99.

AVENGERS VOL. 4: INFINITY TPB

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Penciled by LEINIL FRANCIS YU Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

The battle for the Marvel Universe continues here! Deep in space, the Avengers join the intergalactic fight against cosmic invaders on a collision course with Earth. The Builders have already decimated the forces of the mighty Skrull Empire -- so what chance do even Earth's Mightiest Heroes stand? And when betrayal strikes the Council of Worlds and the Avengers find themselves prisoners of war, one last desperate plan is hatched! Galactic empires fall and rise -- and as Earth is targeted, the Avengers race back to their own solar system. But will they be in time? Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #18-23.

168 pages, $15.99.

UNCANNY AVENGERS VOL. 3: RAGNAROK NOW TPB

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by SALVADOR LARROCA, DANIEL ACUNA & STEVE MCNIVEN Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

It's the dark origin of the Apocalypse Twins as Kang's true motives are revealed! When an Avenger falls, it's only the first casualty of many! As the Wasp faces the Grim Reaper, the Scarlet Witch confesses her true love and makes an impossible choice. And Sunfire and Rogue must defeat the Apocalypse Twins alone -- or watch the end of our world! Wolverine fails mankind, more Avengers die, villains take their revenge, and the Unity Squad is left shattered. The fate of humanity rests in Thor's hands, but can even the God of Thunder defeat the combined might of two Apocalypses? Bring on the bad guys, because Ragnarok is now! Collecting UNCANNY AVENGERS #12-17.

136 pages, $19.99.

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK VOL. 3: S.M.A.S.H. TIME TPB

Written by MARK WAID Penciled by MATTEO SCALERA & KIM JACINTO Cover by MUKESH SINGH

Can history survive the Hulk? Spinning out of the events of Age of Ultron, Hulk goes on his most dangerous mission yet when a secret time-traveling subdivision of S.H.I.E.L.D. enlists him to save the space-time continuum! The timestream cracks under the pressure of unusual fluctuations and only the Hulk possesses the strength to hold it together -- but without the superlative mind of his counterpart Bruce Banner to navigate the twists and turns of time travel, the green goliath will be lost to history! Can the two sides of the Hulk make peace long enough to survive harrowing battles with dinosaurs, cowboys and the knights of Camelot? And when he faces his own gamma-irradiated origin, will the Hulk make the ultimate sacrifice and erase himself from history in order to stop the time-traveling terrorist Chronarchists? Collecting INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #11-15.

136 pages, $15.99.

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 5 TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by DAVID MARQUEZ Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ

Spider-Man no more? In addition to the proportionate strength of a spider, Miles Morales can climb walls, turn invisible and fire venom blasts. He's even got a new set of web-shooters used by Peter Parker himself. But none of it prevented his mother's death, or spared his father from a life-changing injury in a brutal fight against Venom. Miles is convinced he caused the tragedy -- so in an emotion-filled decision, he has put away the costume, swearing never to fight as Spider-Man again. But two new super-powered teenagers, Cloak and Dagger, have emerged. And when the Taskmaster breaks up their fight with the juvenile delinquent Bombshell, innocent lives are at stake! It's a job for someone with great power and great responsibility, but Miles Morales is Spider-Man no more! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #23-28.

136 pages, $17.99.

CASTLE: A CALM BEFORE STORM TPB

Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by ROBERT ATKINS Cover by MICO SUAYAN

The adaptations based on the hit ABC show Castle continue as Derrick Storm's gruesome discovery draws him into an international spectacle! Who is the Fear? What does he want with Derrick? And why is Derrick's father next on his hit list? As the international situation in New York continues to degrade, Derrick reaches out to the one person who may be able to help him: his former handler, Clara Strike. But even if she responds, will she be with him or against him? With the city of Moscow teetering on the verge of a meltdown, Derrick faces the Fear in final battle. Can he prevent World War III -- and finally avenge his mother? Don't miss the espionage thriller that has comic-book and Castle fans raving! Collecting CASTLE: A CALM BEFORE STORM #1-5.

120 pages, $15.99.

JESSICA JONES: THE PULSE -- THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by MARK BAGLEY, BRENT ANDERSON, MICHAEL LARK, MICHAEL GAYDOS & OLIVIER COIPEL Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

Jessica Jones, breakout star of Brian Michael Bendis' hit series ALIAS, is back! And the ex-Avenger-turned-private investigator is starting a new chapter in her life -- working for The Daily Bugle's new super-hero section, The Pulse! Jessica's first assignment: to uncover the identity of a former Bugle reporter's super-powered murderer! How is Norman Osborn involved? And how will Jessica's shocking discovery affect the entire Marvel Universe? And when Nick Fury's Secret War spills over into the streets, it hits Jessica and Luke Cage right where they live! With their lives in shambles, Jessica decides to fight back! Finally, it's the moment you've been waiting for: the birth of Jessica and Luke's baby, and their wedding day! Guest-starring Spider-Man, Captain America, the New Avengers and more! Collecting PULSE #1-9 and #11-14, and NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL (2006) #1.

380 pages, $34.99.

OZ: DOROTHY & THE WIZARD IN OZ TPB

Written by ERIC SHANOWER Penciled by SKOTTIE YOUNG Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

Once upon a time, a tornado brought her to Oz. Now, an earthquake sends Dorothy on her latest and greatest adventure! L. Frank Baum's magical worlds come to life again as Dorothy Gale takes yet another unexpected trip. This time, Dorothy and her cousin Zeb tumble deep into the ground after an earthquake! They'll encounter the strange Mangaboos and invisible bears. They'll tussle with fierce wooden gargoyles and hungry 66-year-old baby dragons! But Dorothy will have an old friend at her side: the wonderful Wizard of Oz! But can the Wizard's guile save Dorothy and Zeb? And what master plan has he been hiding? Experience Marvel's fourth amazing adaptation of the L. Frank Baum classics, written by award-winning scribe Eric Shanower (Age of Bronze) and illustrated by Skottie Young (NEW X-MEN). Collecting DOROTHY & THE WIZARD IN OZ #1-8.

184 pages, $19.99.







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