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MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2016



Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art and cover by Michael Avon Omeing.

Heroes glide through the sky on lightning bolts and fire, alien creatures clash in epic battle -- and on the dirty city streets below, homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim do their jobs. The award-winning mashup of cops and capes that's taken PlayStation Network by storm finally gets an omnibus edition -- completely redesigned, reformatted and reworked! This collection brings together every issue of the first volume of Powers in one beautiful collection, starting with the mysterious death of Retro Girl, a superhero roleplaying game gone deadly and a Powers groupie murder -- and featuring all the characters and stories that eventually won the prestigious Eisner Award, and made creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming comic superstars! Also includes the Powers strips, a gallery of unused art and covers, a key to the Powers superstar cameos, interviews, Easter eggs and more. Collects Powers (2000) #1-37.

1,296 pages, $125.


Written by Jack Kirby, Martin Burnstein, Joe Simon and Stan Lee, penciled and cover by Jack Kirby.

Hail to the King! Celebrate Jack "King"Kirby's incredible contribution to Marvel's history in this decades-spanning, Adamantium-sized collection! Westerns, romance, war, horror, sci-fi, humor and super heroes -- Jack Kirby was a master of it all! From Captain America socking Hitler to Devil Dinosaur and the Eternals' far-out adventures, savor Kirby's work on his legendary creations including the Hulk, Thor, Avengers, X-Men, Fantastic Four and Inhumans! Collecting material from Red Raven Comics #1; Marvel Mystery Comics #13; Captain America Comics #1 and #7; Tales To Astonish (1959) #5; Rawhide Kid (1955) #17; Amazing Adventures (1961) #1, Strange Tales (1951) #89, #94 and #114; Teen-Age Romance #84; Fantastic Four (1961) #1, #48-51, #57-60 and Annual #5; Incredible Hulk (1962) #3; Two-Gun Kid #60; Love Romances #103; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #8; Sgt. Fury #6 and #13; Avengers (1963) #4; Tales of Suspense #59; X-Men (1963) #9; Thor (1966) #134-136 and #155-157; Not Brand Echh #1; Amazing Adventures (1970) #1-2; Marvel Treasury Special: Captain America's Bicentennial Battles; Captain America (1968) #200; Eternals (1976) #7; Devil Dinosaur #1; and What If? (1977) #11.

816 pages, $200, in stores on July 1.


Written, penciled and cover by Jim Starlin.

Annihilus, lord of the Negative Zone, makes a renewed assault on the positive universe, searching for a source of infinite power. To stop him, a fragile alliance of cosmic protectors forms. The Guardians of the Galaxy. Gladiator, Majestor of the Shi'ar. And Adam Warlock -- whose complex cycle of death and rebirth has left him more confused than ever about his true nature. With Adam reunited with his Infinity Watch comrades Gamora, Drax and Pip the Troll -- and joined by newer friends like Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon and Groot -- they hold the potential to end Annihilus' threat once and for all...if only they knew how! But the answer lies in the dark mind of another. A Titan, whom some would hold as mad. Could the fate of everything rest in the hands of...Thanos? Cosmic maestro Jim Starlin's infinite odyssey continues!

120 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 3.


Written by Jim Zub, penciled by Filipe Andrade, cover by John Tyler Christopher.

The next great Disney adventure is here -- starring one of Disney's most popular characters! Dive into a steampunk fantasy story revealing the origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and learn how one little spark of inspiration created a purple dragon called Figment! Our daring duo explore the realms of imagination, finding friends and foes alike -- while back on Earth, a clockwork army assembles under the command of the frightening force known only as the Singular! And when Clockwork Control invades London while the intrepid explorers are trapped within the Nightmare Nation, the only obstacles standing between the Singular and total domination are Dreamfinder, Figment and their newfound friends! Collecting Figment #1-5.

136 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 6.


From alien invasions to the singularity: the road to Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron! The whole world knows the Avengers now, but this special collection returns to the roots of Earth's Mightiest and sets the path for new adventures! See how the Avengers went from a rag-tag team to a fighting force. Just in time for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, this keepsake volume collects art, interviews, and photography from Iron Man: Art of the Movie HC, Iron Man: The Art of ron Man 2 HC, Iron Man 3: The Art of the Movie HC, Captain America: The Art of Captain America -- The First Avenger HC, Captain America: The Winter Soldier -- Art of the Movie Hc, Thor: The Art of Thor The Movie Hc, Thor: The Dark World -- The Art Of The Movie HC, and Avengers: The Art of Marvel's Avengers HC.

240 pages, $49.99, in stores on May 6.

SPIDER-VERSE HC Written by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Michael Costa, Dennis Hopeless, Peter David, Skottie Young, Robbie Thompson, Katie Cook, Kathryn Immonen, Jed McKay, Roger Stern, Gerry Conway, Tom DeFalco and more, penciled by Giuseppe Camuncoli, Olivier Coipel, Dave Williams, Paco Diaz, Greg Land, Will Sliney, Humberto Ramos, Adam Kubert, Miguel Sepulveda, Jake Parker, Dennis Medri, Katie Cook, Mark Brooks, David Lafuente, Sheldon Vella, Bob Mcleod, Paul Smith, Ron Frenz and more, cover by Olivier Coipel.

When the evil Inheritors begin exterminating spider-characters throughout the multiverse, every single Spider-Man ever is needed to save the day! An interdimensional spider-army gathers to fight Morlun and his deadly family, but none of them is safe as the Prophecy comes to fruition! What will this brutal war for survival mean for Peter Parker and the rest of the spiders? Starring the Superior Spider-Man, the Ultimate Universe's Miles Morales and Jessica Drew, Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Woman, Silk, Kaine, Scarlet Spider, MC2's Spider-Girl, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Man 1602, Spider-Ham, Spider-Monkey, Lady Spider, Spider-Punk, Spider-UK, a spider-powered Gwen Stacy...and hundreds more, from the beloved to the obscure! Collecting Amazing Spider-Man (2014) #7-15, Superior Spider-Man #32-33, Spider-Verse #1-2, Spider-Verse Team-Up #1-3, Scarlet Spiders #1-3, Spider-Woman (2014) #1-4, Spider-Man 2099 (2014) #6-8 and material from Free Comic Book Day 2014 (Guardians of the he Galaxy) #1.

624 pages, $75, in stores on April 29.


Written by Jacob Johnston and Jim McCann.

The Avengers assemble again in Marvel Studios' follow-up to the record-breaking Marvel's The Avengers. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner reprise their roles as world-saving heroes in an adventure like no other. In this new collectible volume, go around the world with the Avengers in page after page of stunning concept art, production design, visual effects, revealing set photography, and commentary from cast and crew, including writer/director Joss Whedon and producer Kevin Feige. Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron takes Marvel's Cinematic Universe to new heights in yet another silver-screen triumph.

240 pages, $49.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, penciled by Stefano Caselli and Kev Walker, cover by Dale Keown.

For Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Illuminati, it has all been building to this. After two years of carefully crafting his cataclysmic saga, writer Jonathan Hickman jumps ahead eight months to the grand finale, the honest-to-goodness immediate future of the Marvel Universe --and the day of the Final Incursion! After the revelation of the Illuminati's desperate, world-destroying actions, the Avengers are fragmented! What has become of Earth's Mightiest Heroes over the past eight months? What will happen when the Avengers, Illuminati and Cabal clash? And have all the battles they've endured, and the sacrifices they've made, prepared any of these groups for the inevitable moment when time runs out for everybody? The third act of the astonishing climax to Jonathan Hickman's run is here! Collecting Avengers (2012) #40-42 and New Avengers (2013) #29-30.

136 pages, $24.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Roy Thomas, penciled by John Buscema, Gene Colan, Sal Buscema, Barry Windsor-Smith, Frank Giacoia and Howard Purcell, cover by John Buscema.

Prepare yourself for one of the most stellar creative periods in Avengers history! Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Gene Colan and Sal Buscema raise Earth's Mightiest Heroes to unheard-of heights with the debut of the Vision, an all-out battle with Ultron, and the introduction of Yellowjacket and an all-new Goliath! Then, Kang the Conqueror drops in from the 41st century, pitting our heroes against the Squadron Sinister in a cosmic chess match! As if one set of adversaries from across time wasn't enough, the Avengers must also battle the Captain America, Sub-Mariner and Human Torch of 1941! Also featuring the Black Panther vs. the Sons of the Serpent, the return of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch, and barbarian Arkon the Magnificent! Collecting Avengers (1963) #57-76 and Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) #17.

458 pages, $34.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Steve Englehart and Bill Mantlo, penciled by Don Heck and Rick Leonardi, cover by Gil Kane.

The unlikely romance between the Vision and the Scarlet Witch was one of the Avengers' most famous storylines. Now, witness what happens when the two heroes finally get hitched and settle down in the suburbs! If you think they're going to live the quiet life, think again! See how a match made in heaven led to a wedding in Limbo, and how a Halloween horror proves that there's still magic in their marriage! Plus: A golden age mystery with ties to the Witch's past is solved! The Vision bonds with his brothers in all but blood -- but who is the Scarlet Witch's father? Marvel's oddest couple shows that home is where the heroes are! Guest-starring the Avengers and the Inhumans vs. Dormammu, the Grim Reaper and more! Collecting Giant-Size Avengers #4 and Vision and the Scarlet Witch (1982) #1-4.

128 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 29.


Written, penciled and cover by John Byrne. rial, Helvetica, sans-serif">It's battles, betrayals and the bizarre as only Byrne could bring you! Watch as one of comicdom's most recognizable talents remakes the West Coast Avengers, starting with the capture and dismantling of the Vision! As secrets about the synthezoid come to light, the Whackos are determined to get their teammate back, safe and sound -- but what happens when the Vision they recover isn't the Vision they remember? And most important, how will this shocking change affect the Vision and the Scarlet Witch's marriage...and family? Plus: Ancient secrets of humanity revealed! The Scarlet Witch's first step into the descent that disassembled the Avengers! The debut of the Great Lakes Avengers! And featuring the triumphant return of one of Marvel's hottest golden age greats: the original Human Torch! Collecting West Coast Avengers (1985) #42-47 and Avengers West Coast #48-50.

216 pages, $24.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Rick Remender, penciled and cover by Daniel Acuna.

Welcome to Planet X, the new mutant homeworld! 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 arrive 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, $19.99, in stores on May 20.


Marvel's Daredevil follows the incredible journey of Matt Murdock, the Man Without Fear. Blinded in a tragic accident as a boy and imbued with extraordinary senses, Murdock has a mission to clean up his gritty city. He sets up practice in his old neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen, New York, where he fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night. In this new collectible volume in line with Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Season One Declassified, see the costume and set designs that bring the hero to life. Packed with stunning set and production photography, as well as exclusive interviews, this beautiful showcase reveals the details of the set and script of Marvel's Daredevil through the eyes of the makers.

200 pages, $49.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Timothy Zahn, Michael A. Stackpole, Steve Perry, John Wagner, Andy Mangels, Ian Edginton, Rich Hedden, Kilian Plunkett, Lucas Marangon and more, penciled by Carlos Ezquerra, Ron Randall, Kilian Plunkett, John Nadeau, Igor Kordey, Carlos Meglia, Rick Leonardi, Lucas Marangon and more, cover by Duncan Fegredo.

When the Empire falls, a New Republic rises! After Star Wars: Episode VI -- Return of the Jedi, Emperor Palpatine is dead -- but can his faithful Hand, Mara Jade, complete her final mission of revenge? Replica droid assassin Guri has also lost her master...but as she struggles for humanity, her android brain makes her a target! When rivals clash over Jabba the Hutt's criminal empire, the Bloated One makes a surprising appearance! And a mysterious doppelganger is asking for trouble impersonating everyone's favorite bounty hunter -- it's Boba Fett vs. Boba Fett! Collecting Star Wars: Mara Jade -- By The Emperor's Hand #0-6, Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire -- Evolution #1-5, Star Wars: The Jabba Tape, Star Wars: Boba Fett -- Twin Engines Of Destruction, and material from Star Wars Tales #1, #3-5, #10, #14-15, #20 and #22.

488 pages, $34.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Jason Aaron, penciled by Nic Klein, Ron Garney, Emanuela Lupacchino, Das Pastoras, Esad Ribic, Agustin Alessio, RM Guera and Simon Bisley, cover by Esad Ribic.

The chase is on across the Nine Realms to capture Malekith, former lord of the Dark Elves! To find him, Thor allies with a Dark Elf sorceress, a gun-toting Light Elf, a gargantuan Mountain Giant, a dynamite-loving Dwarf and a particularly surly Troll! But when one teammate falls, will it mean war for all Nine Realms? As a traitor within the group strikes and Thor prepares to take drastic measures, Malekith stages his final bloody raid -- on Earth! Then, Thor battles the multinational super-corporation Roxxon, but has he met his match in its ruthless new CEO, the "Minotaur”? And millennia from now, King Thor and his granddaughters battle to save what remains of Earth from Galactus! Plus: Jane Foster returns! Young Thor vs. Frost Giants! The origin of Malekith! And King Thor's Original Sin! Collecting Thor: God of Thunder #12-25.

328 pages, $34.99, in stores on July 1.


Written by Jason Aaron, penciled by Russell Dauterman and Jorge Molina, cover by Russell Dauterman.

Mjolnir lies on the moon, unable to be lifted! Something dark has befallen the God of Thunder, leaving him unworthy for the first time ever! But when Frost Giants invade Earth, the hammer will be lifted -- and a mysterious woman will be transformed into an all-new version of the mighty Thor! Who is this new Goddess of Thunder? Not even Odin knows, but she may be Earth's only hope against the Frost Giants! Get ready for a Thor like you've never seen before, as this all-new heroine takes Midgard by storm! Plus: The Odinson clearly doesn't like that someone else is holding his hammer -- it's Thor vs. Thor! And Odin, desperate to see Mjolnir returned, will call on some very dangerous, very unexpected allies. It's a bold new chapter in the storied history of Thor! Collecting Thor (2014) #1-5.

136 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas and Bill Mantlo, penciled by John Buscema, Rich Buckler, Sal Buscema and George Tuska, cover by Gil Kane.

The Mighty Thor adds another volume to his saga of Asgardian adventure as the Marvel Masterworks roll on! Thor is lucky to have the mighty Hercules at his side -- because Loki has teamed with Firelord in a bid to usurp Odin's throne! Meanwhile, Jane Foster has returned, and Thor is torn between aiding her on Earth and remaining in defense of Asgard! And when the Absorbing Man and Ulik the Troll enter the fray, the drama reaches epic proportions that will have you on the edge of your seat! Before it's over, Thor will battle the gods of Egypt to save Odin from death itself. And to top off this voluminous volume, we're including a rare Hercules solo tale from Marvel Premiere! Collecting Thor (1966) #229-241 and Marvel Premiere #26.

280 pages, $75, in stores on July 15.


Written by Jonathan Hickman, Jim Shooter and Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Steve Epting, Mike Zeck, Ryan Stegman, Sara Pichelli and Esad Ribic, cover by Dale Keown.

Follow the path to 2015's event to end all events, Secret Wars -- an epic more than 30 years in the making! From the senses-staggering climax of 1984's original Secret Wars saga, to the origin of Miles Morales, the new Ultimate Spider-Man, it's all been leading up to this. And Marvel's master planner, Jonathan Hickman, has long been planting seeds for the story only he could write. The Ultimates face an enemy more powerful than the gods -- and Reed Richards is its leader! Doctor Doom faces threats from a universe he created! And the Illuminati reunite to face the reality-destroying threat of the Incursions! War is coming -- be ready! Collecting New Avengers (2013) #1-3, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #10-12, Fantastic Four (1961) #611, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2011) #1 and Ultimate Comics Ultimates #4.

240 pages, $34.99, in stores on May 6.


Written by Dennis Hopeless, Simon Spurrier, Frank Tieri, Kevin Maurer, Ray Fawkes, Frank Barbiere, John Barber and Howard Chaykin, penciled by Ken Lashley, Tan Eng Huat, Paul Davidson and Howard Chaykin, cover by Ken Lashley.

It's a compendious collection of companion stories, spinning directly out of Marvel's newest blockbuster event, AXIS! As the Red Skull broadcasts hate across the globe, can the Avengers and X-Men quell the madness? Or will they be swept up in it? New world disorder is the name of the game as the Skull's havoc touches every mind on the planet -- and the heroes' cure proves worse than the disease! Heroes go bad! Villains go good! And Thor goes...on a bender? Now, shock follows shock as Dr. Strange struggles against his hate, She-Hulk breaks the law, Sandman reaches out to help a friend in prison, Kitty Pryde robs a bank, and Nightcrawler decides to avenge the death of hunting down Sabretooth! Experience the inverted world of the Marvel Universe like never before! Collecting AXIS: Revolutions #1-4.

96 pages, $12.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by David Hine, Fabrice Sapolsky, Jason Latour, Dustin Weaver, Clay McLeod Chapman and Gerard Way, penciled by Richard Isanove, Robbi Rodriguez, Dustin Weaver, Elia Bonnetti and Jake Wyatt, cover by Robbi Rodriguez.

Peer over the edge of the Spider-Verse, at five different realities -- and five daringly different spiders! Spider-Man Noir returns, as the Peter Parker of the 1930s finds himself up against Mysterio and knee-deep in the biggest Spider-Man event of all! What is the secret of Dr. Aaron Aikman, the Spider-Man? Who are the villainous Red Eye and Naahmurah, and can Aaron live through Morlun's arrival? In a universe where the story you know becomes as horrific as possible, a radioactive spider bites a high-school nerd who is already something of a monster. Then, what or who is the incredible SP//dr? And finally, the breakout character of Spider-Verse makes her exciting debut -- in a world where the radioactive spider bit Gwen Stacy! Collecting Edge Of Spider-Verse #1-5.

112 pages, $15.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Nathan Edmondson, Ryan North, Stuart Moore, Ty Templeton, Frank Tieri, Charles Soule, Dan Slott, James Robinson, Al Ewing, Chip Zdarsky and Jason Latour, penciled by Mike Perkins, Ramon Villalobos, Rick Geary, Mark Bagley, Chip Zdarsky, Enis Cisic and more, cover by Julian Totino Tedesco.

The Young Avengers are back, and facing down the Hood! But when the Watcher's eye detonates, causing all the Marvel Universe's hidden truths to come tumbling into the light, the balance of power will suddenly shift -- and one of the Young Avengers will fall! Then, discover the Original Sins of major Marvel mainstays such as the Inhumans, Doctor Doom, J. Jonah Jameson, the Black Knight, Howard the Duck, Lockjaw and more -- including the prime mover behind the Watcher's murder! Plus: He's a cybernetic master assassin, and he doesn't even know it! Presenting the all-new Deathlok's deadly debut! And learn the secret histories of Woodrow McCord and Stafford, the "men on the wall"who defended Earth from alien threats years before Nick Fury took up the mantle! Collecting Original Sins #1-5 and Original Sin Annual #1.

144 pages, $16.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Ed Brubaker, Mark Waid and Jason Aaron, penciled by Javier Pulido, Jim Cheung & Mike Deodato Jr., cover by Julian Totino Tedesco

Who killed the Watcher? Uatu, the mysterious space-god who observes mankind from the dead. Thus begins the greatest murder mystery in Marvel history! As Nick Fury leads Marvel's heroes in an investigation, other forces marshal and other questions arise. Who is the Unseen? What was stolen from the Watcher's lair? Why is Black Panther gathering a secret team of his own -- including Emma Frost, the Punisher and Doctor Strange? Fury's cosmic manhunt leads to the far corners of the universe, but just when the Avengers think they've cornered their murderer...everything explodes, unleashing the Marvel Universe's greatest secrets and rocking the heroes to their core! What did the Watcher see? Who pulled the trigger? What was the Original Sin? Find out here! Collecting Original Sin #0-8 and material from Point One.

240 pages, $34.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Tom DeFalco, Paul Ryan, Scott Lobdell and Mark Waid, penciled by Paul Ryan, Carlos Pacheco, John Buscema, Adam Kubert and Joe Bennett, cover by Carlos Pacheco.

Life and death struggles for Marvel's First Family! Just when the FF were coming to terms with Reed Richards' demise, he makes a suitably fantastic return! But that means Doctor Doom is alive, too! How did they both survive? Hyperstorm has all the answers, but his incredible lineage means he may be the one foe the Fantastic Four can't beat. That's not the only problem Reed has -- there's also the small matter of the Sub-Mariner's feelings for Sue! A rejuvenated Franklin completes the family reunion, but will a reassembled Fantastic Four have any room for Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man? The legendary band is back together, but their joy won't last for long. Onslaught is coming! Collecting Fantastic Four (1961) #403-416, Fantastic Four: The Legend, Onslaught: Marvel Universe and material from Tales of the Marvel Universe.

472 pages, $34.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by David Marquez, Stuart Immonen and Sara Pichelli, cover by Stuart Immonen.

Infinite pasts, infinite futures...infinite loss! The Beast is tortured by his decision to bring the original X-Men into the present, but can he repair the damage he's done while the future Brotherhood of Evil Mutants is still gunning for the time-tossed teens? The young X-Men will need to rally to save themselves, but Jean Grey is...different. The Shi'ar trial has changed her. What does this mean for her future, for the past of the woman she's meant to become, and for the rest of the X-Men? Timelines collide when the future Brotherhood exacts its final judgment on the All-New X-Men! Collecting All-New X-Men #25-30.

152 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 6.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Chris Bachalo and Kris Anka, cover by Chris Bachalo.

Revolution is over. The war has begun. Cyclops and his Uncanny X-Men are tired of the hunt. After another near-fatal Sentinel attack, they take the fight to S.H.I.E.L.D. Maria Hill claims she doesn't know who's building the Sentinels -- but she hasn't stopped them, either. She's relying on Dazzler, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s mutant liaison, to help defuse the situation. But Dazzler lies incapacitated in Mystique's headquarters -- and Mystique makes a convincing imitation! And where is Magneto, the former head of the mutant movement? 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) #19-25.

168 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman, Jeff Parker, Jesse Blaze Snider and more, penciled by Gabriel Hardman, Steven Kurth and more, cover by Gabriel Hardman

Gabriel Hardman spotlights the Hulk's savage side! It's a Crossroads of Destruction as we travel back to a time in Hulk's life when he was mindless, enraged and unstoppable! Banished to a realm between dimensions by the Avengers, Hulk is no longer a threat to Earth -- but free of Bruce Banner's calming influence, what damage will the Hulk do to other worlds? Will the mindless brute destroy an entire civilization to get revenge on Doctor Strange? And what is the Hulk without his humanity? Plus: The Hulk takes on Frankenstein's Monster and a hoary host of Marvel's scariest creatures! And it's a beatdown of literally monumental proportions when the Hulk and the Wrecking Crew wage war in our nation's capitol! Collecting Savage Hulk #5-6, Hulk: Monster-Size Special and Hulk: Let The Battle Begin.

120 pages, $12.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Simon Spurrier, penciled by Tan Eng Huat and Rock-He Kim, cover by Rock-He Kim.

Fantomex's compulsion to be The Best has caused him to turn on his former teammates! Can a squad of killers hope to escape science's perfect living weapon? Fantomex begins a murderous rampage, taking out each and every one of the world's secret intelligence agencies, working his way closer to X-Force. Knowing the confrontation is inevitable, Cable and his team ready themselves for the fight of their lives. And as X-Force learns the true identity of the villain they have been pursuing for months, Cable hatches one last scheme -- and the fate of Hope Summers is revealed! In the final showdown with Fantomex, X-Force will give everything they have to defeat their power-mad teammate-turned-adversary. And in the end, not everyone will emerge unscathed! Collecting X-Force (2014) #11-15.

112 pages, $16.99, in stores on April 29.


Written by Ales Kot, penciled by Marco Rudy and Langdon Foss, cover by Marco Rudy,

After the tragedy of Original Sin, what becomes of Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier? Discover the cosmic answer here as Bucky takes his place as the newest secret protector of Earth! Wounded by a mystery bullet, Bucky traces the evidence to Asgard, where a secret lurks underneath the kingdom. Bucky has the key -- but first he must face the Frozen Wolves of Niffleheim! Then, on the planet Mer-z-Bow, Bucky meets his match! And as the Winter Soldier comes face-to-face with Crossbones, leap 200 years into the future and discover how Bucky's actions will affect the Marvel Universe to come! It's a vision of the future like none you've ever seen before! But who took a shot at Bucky? Why? And what will be the cost of his action? Collecting Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #1-5.

112 pages, $12.99, in stores on May 13.


Written by Felipe Smith, penciled by Damion Scott and Felipe Smith, cover by Damion Scott

The all-new Ghost Rider has become a local hero! But is Robbie Reyes street-racing straight toward eternal damnation? When the original Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze, shows up, hellfire sparks will fly as the legend comes face-to-face with the reality! It's old-school vs. new-school, age vs. youth, East vs. West -- Ghost Rider vs. Ghost Rider! Can the cocky, inexperienced all-new Rider stand up to the Spirit of Vengeance, or will Robbie lose his soul in the battle that ensues? Plus: As his powers continue to evolve, Robbie learns a shocking truth about his long-lost parents -- but what fate awaits his brother, Gabe? What is satanic serial killer Eli Morrow's spirit really after? And as the fatal finish line approaches, will Eli's evil finally push Robbie Reyes over the edge? Collecting All-New Ghost Rider #6-12.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Jeph Loeb, Scott Lobdell, Terry Kavanagh, Mark Waid, Larry Hama, Tom Defalco, Peter David, Howard Mackie, John Ostrander and William Messner-Loebs, penciled by Ian Churchill, Bernard Chang, Pasqual Ferry, Joe Madureira, Adam Pollina, Anthony Castrillo, Steve Skroce, Val Semeiks, Andy Kubert, Steve Epting, Mike S. Miller, Adam Kubert, Joe Bennett, Randy Green, Mike Deodato Jr., Carlos Pacheco, Angel Medina, Jeff Matsuda, Stefano Raffaele, Mark Bagley, John Romita Jr., Josh Hood and Tom Lyle, covers by Adam Kubert.

Onslaught is here! The fury of Magneto plus the psionic might of Charles Xavier equals very bad news for the Marvel Universe! Now, discover how this mental monster came to be -- and the full extent of the havoc he wreaked on the X-Men, the Avengers and pretty much everybody else! As the truth slowly dawns about the nature of the evil they face, how much are Marvel's greatest heroes prepared to sacrifice to save the world? Collecting Cable (1993) #32-36; Uncanny X-Men (1981) #333-337; X-Force (1991) #55 and #57-58; X-Man #15-19; X-Men (1991) #53-57 and Annual '96; X-Men Unlimited (1993) #11; Onslaught: X-Men, Marvel Universe and Epilogue; Avengers (1963) #401-402; Fantastic Four (1961) #415; Incredible Hulk (1968) #444-445; Wolverine (1988) #104-105; X-Factor (1986) #125-126; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #415; Green Goblin #12; Spider-Man (1990) #72; Iron Man (1968) #332; Punisher (1995) #11; Thor (1966) #502; X-Men: Road To Onslaught; and material from Excalibur (1988) #100 and Fantastic Four (1961) #416.

1,296 pages, $125, in stores on July 1.


Written by Jonathan Hickman and Brian Michael Bendis, penciled by Stefano Caselli, Alessandro Vitti, Gianluca Gugliotta and Ed McGuinness, cover by Jim Cheung.

Nick Fury, former director of the now-defunct S.H.I.E.L.D, has gathered a special handpicked team. Young and untested, the Secret Warriors are the offspring of the most powerful forces on Earth -- and with Fury's guidance, they might just have what it takes to save the world. But their mission is upended when Fury uncovers a bombshell Hydra conspiracy that reaches back for decades to the very beginnings of S.H.I.E.L.D.! As the Howling Commandoes reunite, and the Secret Warriors face Norman Osborn's Dark Avengers and Thunderbolts, the Leviathan stirs in the darkness, preparing to take on Hydra! The only group that can stop either of these world-conquering organizations is Nick Fury's Secret Warriors. But are these young soldiers unraveling under the pressure? Collecting Secret Warriors #1-16, Dark Reign: The List -- Secret Warriors #1 and material from Dark Reign: New Nation #1.

480 pages, $34.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Brian Reed, penciled by Roberto De La Torre, Mike Wieringo and Giuseppe Camuncoli, cover by David Mack.

As Marvel's Civil War tears apart the super-hero community, Carol Danvers must choose between enforcing the new Super Hero Registration Act...or facing prison. Aided by Iron Man, Wonder Man and the teenage hero Araña, Carol battles former allies to enforce a law she may not agree with. But to do what she thinks is right, will she tear apart a family? Plus: Carol's past comes back to haunt her! She and the X-Men's Rogue must put aside their differences when a second Carol Danvers appears, seeking revenge on Rogue! And what happens when a boy with the power to make his dreams reality reads Carol's autobiography? It's action and drama as Carol Danvers confronts the chaos of Civil War -- and the deadly skeletons of her past! Collecting Ms. Marvel (2006) #6-10 and Ms. Marvel Special #1.

136 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 20.


Written by Dan Abnett, cover by Mike Perkins.

Marvel's first original prose novel, featuring the stars of Guardians of the Galaxy! These are not the Avengers or the Fantastic Four -- in fact, they're barely even famous -- but Rocket Raccoon and the faithful Groot are the baddest heroes in the cosmos, and they're on the run across the Marvel Universe! During a spaceport brawl, the infamous pair rescues an android Recorder from a pack of alien Badoons. But everyone in the galaxy -- including the ruthless Kree Empire and the stalwart Nova Corps -- seems to want that Recorder, who's about as sane as a sandwich with no mustard. Join Rocket, Groot and a surprise Guardians teammate on a free-for-all across the stars while they try to save all of existence -- again!

352 pages, $7.99, in stores on May 6.

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