Marvel Comics Collected Editions February 2012 Solicitations

Marvel Comics has released their February 2012 solicitations. Very much Avenger centric with the release of the Omnibus, the Masterworks, the new hardcover of the Kree/Skrull War, the Origin trade and the Best-Of anthology of Cap, Thor and Iron Man.
On the flip side Marvel will be reprinting Silver Surfer: Parable Premiere HC, written by Stan Lee and penciled by Moebius. This rarely seen comic has stunning artwork and, personally I think it should rank up as one of the must read/own Marvel books of all time. Beware, it’s not so much in Marvel continuity and may though you off if you are a Marvel Cosmic fan thanks to the recent Annihilation and subsequent books, but you could think of it on par as a DC Elseworlds. Try it out, I think you’ll enjoy it.

AVENGERS: THE CROSSING OMNIBUS HC SCHERBERGER COVER
WRITTEN BY BOB HARRAS, TERRY KAVANAGH, BEN RAAB, DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVERS BY PATRICK SCHERBERGER & MIKE DEODATO
One of the nineties’ most notorious narratives! It was a day unlike any other, but in which timeline? Warriors from the future and secrets from the past abound when Kang the Conqueror appears to set the Avengers and Force Works against each other in a game for a prize no one can imagine! Starring Iron Man, War Machine, Crystal and Quicksilver, Hawkeye and the Black Widow, Hercules, the Vision and the Scarlet Witch, Dr. Doom, and more! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #390-395, AVENGERS: THE CROSSING, AVENGERS: TIMESLIDE, IRON MAN (1968) #319-325, FORCE WORKS #16-22, WAR MACHINE (1994) #20-25 and AGE OF INNOCENCE: THE REBIRTH OF IRON MAN.
792 PGS./Rated T – $99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6203-2
Trim size: oversized
AVENGERS: THE CROSSING OMNIBUS HC DEODATO COVER (DM ONLY)
792 PGS./Rated T – $99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6204-9

AVENGERS: KREE/SKRULL WAR HC
WRITTEN BY ROY THOMAS
PENCILED BY SAL BUSCEMA, NEAL ADAMS & JOHN BUSCEMA
COVER BY NEAL ADAMS
A conflict of star-spanning proportions — with Earth caught in the crossfire! For those eternal intergalactic enemies, the merciless Kree and the shape-changing Skrulls, have gone to war, and our planet is situated on the front lines! Can Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, bring about an end to the fighting before humanity becomes a casualty of war? And what good are even a dozen super-powered champions against the vast military machines of two of the great empires of the cosmos? The key to victory lies with the expatriate Kree Captain Mar-Vell and his human host, honorary Avenger Rick Jones! Featuring the trend-setting artwork of Neal Adams, the Kree/Skrull War is universally acknowledged as one of the finest and most important sagas in the Marvel canon. Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #89-97.
240 PGS./Rated T – $34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6479-1
Trim size: oversized
NOT FINAL COVER

AVENGERS: THE ORIGIN TPB
WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY
PENCILED BY PHIL NOTO
COVER BY PHIL NOTO
Redefining the origin of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man and the Wasp — individually, each has the power to fight injustice and protect the innocent. But even the strongest heroes can only do so much when they stand alone. When the mischief god Loki uses the rampaging Hulk as his pawn of destruction in his bid to escape exile, it’s up to Earth’s best and brightest to stand together and stop him! The adventures of the Avengers echo throughout history, and it all begins here! Collecting AVENGERS: THE ORIGIN #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4400-7
ORDER CODE: NOV110653

NEW AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY STUART IMMONEN, DANIEL ACU—A, MIKE DEODATO & HOWARD CHAYKIN
COVER BY STUART IMMONEN
The year is 1959. Under presidential orders, Nick Fury assembles the first Avengers: Victor Creed. Namora. Kraven the Hunter. Dominic Fortune. Silver Sable. Ulysses Bloodstone. Their mission? Stop the rise of the Red Skull’s Fourth Reich — or die trying. In the present day, Luke Cage’s New Avengers are settling in to life at Avengers Mansion. But as the team begins to gel, Norman Osborn’s HAMMER is secretly rebuilding. Stopping these bad guys will test the New Avengers with death and betrayal — and bring a startling revelation regarding Nick Fury and his 1959 Avengers Initiative. Collecting NEW AVENGERS (2010) #7-13.
168 PGS./Rated A – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4875-3
ORDER CODE: NOV110663

AVENGERS 1959 TPB
WRITTEN BY HOWARD CHAYKIN
PENCILED BY HOWARD CHAYKIN
COVER BY HOWARD CHAYKIN
Exploding from the pages of NEW AVENGERS! It’s the tail end of the fabulous fifties. Nick Fury and his newly minted Avengers team roar into their secret mission, hunting down Nazi super villains — men and women relentlessly preparing to unleash hell on a troubled world barely holding on to peace — only to learn the Avengers have what appears to be serious competition in their manhunt for these escaped ubermenschen- when their mission is suddenly compromised by interference from an unlikely source. Collecting AVENGERS 1959 #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6072-4

AVENGERS: THE BIG THREE TPB
WRITTEN BY STEVE ENGLEHART, STAN LEE, GERRY CONWAY, JIM SHOOTER, ALAN ZELENETZ, MARK GRUENWALD, KURT BUSIEK, MICHAEL AVON OEMING & DANIEL BERMAN
PENCILED BY SAL BUSCEMA, GEORGE PEREZ, JACK KIRBY, ALAN WEISS, MARK BRIGHT, MIKE GUSTOVICH & ANDREA DIVITO
COVER BY JACK KIRBY
The Mighty Thor! Captain America! The Invincible Iron Man! Alone, each one of these champions is a legend throughout the Marvel Universe. But together, they make up the Avengers’ big three! Witness how this triumphant trio justifies their status as the three greatest among Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in adventures that span from Avengers Mansion to Asgard, with the time-tossed tale the Terminatrix Objective thrown in for good measure! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #176; AVENGERS (1963) #150-151, #215-216 and #224; AVENGERS: THE TERMINATRIX OBJECTIVE #1-4; AVENGERS (1998) #21; and THOR (1998) #81.
264 PGS./Rated T+ – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5938-4

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY KURT BUSIEK, JERRY ORDWAY & JOHN FRANCIS MOORE
PENCILED BY GEORGE PEREZ, JERRY ORDWAY, STUART IMMONEN & LEONARDO MANCO
COVER BY GEORGE PEREZ
Kurt Busiek and George PÈrez continue their defining run! When you’re an Avenger, you’re one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes — the first line of defense against the dangers no conventional foe could halt. Threats including the Thunderbolts, Dominex, Lord Templar, Pagan and the Wrecking Crew! But not even the Avengers could prepare for a gruesome discovery in Slorenia: Every man, woman and child dead, eliminated with the cold precision of a machine. And out of the flaming remants of this tiny Baltic state comes a message from its murderer: Ultron has returned! Never before has he been this deadly, as he stands on the brink of committing global genocide and rebuilding earth in his own robotic image. Our only hope is a desperate strike on Slorenia led by the Avengers. But will it be in time? Collecting AVENGERS (1998) #12-23, #0 and ANNUAL ’99; and AVENGERS (1998) #1 ROUGH CUT.
432 PGS./Rated T – $34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6126-4
ORDER CODE: NOV110651

AVENGERS: THE KORVAC SAGA TPB (NEW PRINTING)
WRITTEN BY JIM SHOOTER, BILL MANTLO & DAVID MICHELINIE
PENCILED BY GEORGE PEREZ, SAL BUSCEMA & DAVE WENZEL
COVERS BY JOHN ROMITA JR. & GEORGE PEREZ
Save the world, destroy the world — it’s all the same to him! When a flawed demigod decides it’s his destiny to perfect the universe, it will take the combined might of the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him! Plus: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face additional endangerment from aliens, Atlanteans and automatons! Guest-starring Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel, Dr. Strange and more! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #167-168 and #170-177; and THOR ANNUAL #6.
240 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6205-6

AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES ULTIMATE COLLECTION TPB
WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY
PENCILED BY SCOTT KOLINS & WILLIAM ROSADO
COVER BY SCOTT KOLINS
The Avengers — once assembled, few enemies could overcome their combined might. But how did five disparate heroes form such a legendary group? Learn how the fledgling Avengers dealt with the Masters of Evil, Kang the Conqueror and more before bolstering their ranks with hot-tempered archer Hawkeye, mysterious warrior monarch Black Panther and the strange android the Vision. But with the Panther juggling his kingly duties, Vision striving for public acceptance and Goliath descending into madness, could these heroes stay together long enough to defeat the agents of A.I.M., the Circus of Crime and the Super-Adaptoid? Paying reverence to the original Avengers mythos, Joe Casey and artists Scott Kolins and Will Rosado reveal new stories of the group’s earliest trials and triumphs, presented in a thoroughly modern light. Collecting AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #1-8 and AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES II #1-8.
376 PGS./Rated T+ – $34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5937-7

AVENGERS: THE PRIVATE WAR OF DR. DOOM PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY STEVE ENGLEHART, STAN LEE, GERRY CONWAY, JIM SHOOTER & BILL MANTLO
PENCILED BY GEORGE PEREZ, JACK KIRBY, JOHN BUSCEMA, JOE SINNOTT, PABLO MARCOS & SAL TRAPANI
COVERS BY GEORGE PEREZ & JACK KIRBY
In an epic spanning from New York to Louisiana to California to Maryland to the Atlantic Ocean, the Avengers are forced into Dr. Doom’s latest scheme by the Atlantean Attuma, who wants Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to keep Doom from conquering the world — so HE can conquer it, instead! Plus: voodoo, mad science and the resurrection of the dead! With guest appearances from throughout Avengers history! Featuring Namor the Sub-Mariner, the Champions of Los Angeles, the Circus of Crime and more! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #150-156 and ANNUAL #6, and SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP #9.
192 PGS./Rated T – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6235-3
Trim size: standard
AVENGERS: THE PRIVATE WAR OF DR. DOOM PREMIERE HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 89 (DM ONLY)
192 PGS./Rated T – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6236-0

ASTONISHING X-MEN BY JOSS WHEDON & JOHN CASSADAY ULTIMATE COLLECTION BOOK 1 TPB
WRITTEN BY JOSS WHEDON
PENCILED BY JOHN CASSADAY
COVER BY JOHN CASSADAY
Expectations were high when Joss Whedon was announced as the writer of the new ASTONISHING X-MEN series. With Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Whedon had created one of the most popular TV shows of the 1990s; now, teamed with superstar artist John Cassaday, he was taking on the best-selling X-Men. Their storyline took inspiration from the classic sagas of the ’70s and ’80s, while forging ahead with a thoroughly modern take on the mutant team. From the opening pages of a Sentinel attack to the unexpected return of a beloved X-Man, Whedon and Cassaday kept fans breathlessly awaiting each new chapter of their epic story. Now, the complete saga — acclaimed as “Series of the Year” by Wizard magazine and a “Must Have Gift” by TV Guide — is collected across two softcover volumes. Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) #1-12.
320 PGS./Rated T+ – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6194-3

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY STAN LEE
PENCILED BY STEVE DITKO & JACK KIRBY WITH GIL KANE, JOHN ROMITA, BILL EVERETT, DICK AYERS, MIKE ESPOSITO & BOB POWELL
COVER BY JACK KIRBY & RICHARD ISANOVE
The time has come for Marvel’s Green Goliath to grace his second MARVEL MASTERWORKS collection! Kicking off with a Hulk/Giant-Man throwdown and pulling no punches straight into a toe-to-toe with the mighty Hercules, Dr. Robert Bruce Banner’s mean, green alter ego battles General Thunderbolt Ross, the Leader and his Humanoids, the Executioner, and more Communists than you can shake a tank at in this earth-shattering series of scintillating slobbernockers! With art by no less than Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby, and Gil Kane’s first-ever Marvel tale — well, we needn’t say more. Reserve your copy today, True Believer! Collecting TALES TO ASTONISH (1959) #59-79.
256 PGS./All Ages – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5883-7
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE INCREDIBLE HULK VOL. 2 TPB — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 39 (DM ONLY)
256 PGS./All Ages – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5884-4

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 12 HC
WRITTEN BY STEVE ENGLEHART
PENCILED BY BOB BROWN & SAL BUSCEMA WITH DON HECK
COVER BY JOHN ROMITA
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes fight one of the greatest battles in super-hero history! It’s hero against hero in the sensational summer hit of 1973: the “Avengers/Defenders War.” Cap vs. Namor! Thor vs. Hulk! It’s the original crossover clash, and there’s never been another one like it. But first, there are even more trendsetting classics in store for you: Mantis makes her debut; the Lion God brings the Avengers to their knees; Vision and the Scarlet Witch’s relationship blossoms, but not without the intolerant objections of others; and the Swordsman joins the ranks of the Avengers. And as an added bonus, we’re including rare pinups, profiles and an interview with the Avengers’ own Jarvis — all from the pages of the ’70s fan-mag F.O.O.M.! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #112-119, DEFENDERS (1972) #8-11 and material from FOOM #5-7.
264 PGS./All Ages – $59.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5879-0
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AVENGERS VOL. 12 HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 179 (DM ONLY)
264 PGS./All Ages – $59.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5880-6

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY VOL. 4 HC
WRITTEN BY VARIOUS
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVER BY BILL EVERETT
The MARVEL MASTERWORKS once again go back to the days when horror ruled the racks. Yes, it’s time to take a journey into mystery! And this volume offers a special treat: Steve Ditko’s first story for Marvel. In 1956, at the beginning of his career, Ditko drew a handful of stories for Stan Lee — and you’ll get not just one, but two of them here. Also providing heaping helpings of suspense, scares and twist endings are 1950s comics luminaries like Wally Wood, Al Wiliamson, Bernie Krigstein and Gene Colan. These rare stories are collected here for the first time and bring you one zombie-shuffling step closer to completing your JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY library! Reserve that copy today, True Believer! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #31-40.
272 PGS./All Ages – $64.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5925-4
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: ATLAS ERA JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY VOL. 4 HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 180 (DM ONLY)
272 PGS./All Ages – $64.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5926-1

HULK: RETURN OF THE MONSTER PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY BRUCE JONES & BRIAN AZZARELLO
PENCILED BY JOHN ROMITA JR., LEE WEEKS & RICHARD CORBEN
COVERS BY KAARE ANDREWS
Bruce Banner thought he’d finally tamed his inner beast — until the Hulk’s latest rampage resulted in a child’s death. His face plastered on news broadcasts nationwide, Banner is a man on the run. Hunted by police and a pair of deadly assassins — and aided only by the elusive “Mr. Blue” — will the beleaguered scientist resort to deadly force to escape his pursuers? Plus: What does it feel like to bear the guilt of responsibility for the death and devastation caused by the Hulk? Banner is finally prepared to end it all with a gun at his temple, but the mysterious, gamma-irradiated government operative Doc Samson wants justice for the Hulk’s actions — and he’s not about to let Banner slip away so easily. Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (2000) #34-39 and STARTLING STORIES: BANNER #1-4.
264 PGS./Parental Advisory – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5346-7 Trim size: standard
HULK: RETURN OF THE MONSTER PREMIERE HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 90 (DM ONLY)
264 PGS./Parental Advisory – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5347-4

SILVER SURFER: PARABLE PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY STAN LEE
PENCILED BY MOEBIUS & KEITH POLLARD
COVERS BY MOEBIUS
A star falls to earth. Panic grips the planet as mankind prepares for its inevitable end. But the star is a ship, and inside is a god. All he asks is adoration. Overcome with relief, man rushes to obey. There is only one voice of dissent that will not be silenced: the Silver Surfer, who recognizes the “god” as his former master. But why has Galactus encouraged mankind to live down to his darkest nature? From Stan Lee and Moebius, one of France’s living treasures, comes a bewitching tale of man’s folly and nobility. Plus: Almost every hero on Earth has fallen before the unexpected power of Mrrungo-Mu, the alien leader of the Enslavers. All except the Silver Surfer. But what chance does even he have against such power? Collecting SILVER SURFER (EPIC) #1-2 and SILVER SURFER: THE ENSLAVERS HC.
168 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6209-4 Trim size: standard
SILVER SURFER: PARABLE PREMIERE HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 91 (DM ONLY)
168 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6210-0

THING: THE SERPENT CROWN AFFAIR PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY MARK GRUENWALD, RALPH MACCHIO & STEVEN GRANT
PENCILLED BY GEORGE PEREZ, GENE DAY, JERRY BINGHAM, RON WILSON & MARK GRUENWALD
COVERS BY GEORGE PEREZ
The Snake God’s crowning glory! The Serpent Crown: a power that goes to your head and overtakes your mind! Armed with TWO Crowns, Avengers foe Hugh Jones seizes control of Washington, D.C. — and it’s up to the Thing and friends to stop him! But when the Crowns — on their own — possess hundreds of people to acquire hundreds MORE Crowns, the Scarlet Witch and Sorcerer Supreme Dr. Strange must add magic to the Thing’s might to halt the hellish headgear’s havoc! Featuring the Serpent Squad, the Avengers and more! Guest-starring the Amazing Spider-Man and future Protector of the Universe Quasar! Collecting MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #64-67 and MARVEL TEAM-UP ANNUAL #5.
120 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5761-8
Trim size: standard
THING: THE SERPENT CROWN AFFAIR PREMIERE HC — VARIANT EDITION VOL. 92 (DM ONLY)
120 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5762-5

SPIDER-ISLAND COMPANION HC 
WRITTEN BY VARIOUS
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVER BY HUMBERTO RAMOS
Manhattan has been transformed into an island of Spider-Men, and authorities have quarantined the city! As Spider-Man tackles the problem at its source, Marvel’s other heroes take on the task of calming a city of spider-powered citizens — and battling an army of spider-powered criminals. Collecting SPIDER-ISLAND: THE AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #1-3, SPIDER-ISLAND: CLOAK & DAGGER #1-3, SPIDER-ISLAND: DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG FU #1-3, HERC #7-8, SPIDER-ISLAND: AVENGERS #1, SPIDER-ISLAND: SPIDER-WOMAN #1, SPIDER-ISLAND: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY, BLACK PANTHER: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #524 and SPIDER-ISLAND: HEROES FOR HIRE #1.
360 PGS./Rated T+ – $39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6228-5
Trim size: oversized

VENGEANCE HC
WRITTEN BY JOE CASEY
PENCILED BY NICK DRAGOTTA
COVER BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
An 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 Marvel Universe to its 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? Joe Casey (AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES) joins Nick Dragotta (FANTASTIC FOUR) for some major acts of VENGEANCE! Collecting VENGEANCE #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5763-2
Trim size: oversized

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 12 HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY DAVID LAFUENTE & TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
COVER BY DAVID LAFUENTE
Peter Parker’s world has a new set of rules: The Daily Bugle is defunct, the Kingpin has been deposed, Midtown High has another hero roaming its halls — and New York City absolutely adores Spider-Man! But Peter has issues, too: a new girlfriend, drama involving his old one, Aunt May turning her home into a boarding house and the hot-headed Mysterio on the loose! Plus: Spidey, the Human Torch and Iceman discover their neighbor possesses some powers of his own. But how the teenager acquired them and what he’s capable of are as big a mystery to Peter and his friends as to Rick Jones himself. Meanwhile, with mutants outlawed, what happens when federal agents learn where Kitty Pryde’s been hiding? And what can Spider-Man do about it when mysterious imposter has taken his place? Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2009) #1-14.
352 PGS./Rated T+ – $39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6462-3
Trim size: oversized

FANTASTIC FOUR: SEASON ONE PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
PENCILED BY DAVID MARQUEZ
COVER BY JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
In Manhattan’s most famous skyscraper, the Baxter Building, scientific genius Reed Richards hatches a plan that will change the lives of those he loves most — and the very course of human history — in a way no one could have ever imagined. Revisit the story that irrevocably altered comics and pop culture in this all-new graphic novel, modernizing the journey of Reed Richards, Susan Storm, Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm as they travel to the stars — and return with fantastic, devastating results! Plus: Witness the FF’s cataclysmic first battles with the Mole Man, Dr. Doom and Prince Namor, the mysterious Sub-Mariner, in a way you’ve never seen before. You only think you know the story! Also features FANTASTIC FOUR #570 by Jonathan Hickman and Dale Eaglesham.
136 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5641-3
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110658

FEAR ITSELF: SECRET AVENGERS PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY NICK SPENCER & CULLEN BUNN
PENCILED BY SCOT EATON & PETER NGUYEN
COVER BY ADI GRANOV
The armies of FEAR ITSELF are mounting on every side, and even the gods have turned their backs on Earth. With humanity facing its gravest threat yet, Steve Rogers and his Secret Avengers will be forced to make hard choices about what’s just in times of war. With the world falling apart and the Avengers in disarray, the spotlight shines on Beast, Valkyrie and Black Widow. Plus: The secret is out! Word of Steve Rogers’ clandestine operations has leaked, kicking off a global race by the Secret Avengers to save compromised superhuman assets before they can be taken off the board! Collecting SECRET AVENGERS #12.1 and #13-15, and FEAR ITSELF: BLACK WIDOW #1.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5177-7
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110660

FEAR ITSELF: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY MATT FRACTION
PENCILED BY SALVADOR LARROCA
COVER BY SALVADOR LARROCA
FEAR ITSELF reaches its hand deep into the heart of the City of Lights! Iron Man races to Paris, France, to encounter one of “The Worthy” waiting there for him. How will the ultimate man of science react to a city turned to stone? And if that weren’t bad enough, the world is going mad as the avatars of the Serpent start their rampages. How resilient is Resilient? How strong is iron? Plus: Tony Stark squares off against Odin! And before it’s all over, Tony’s darkest secret is leaked to the world! Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #504-509 and FEAR ITSELF #7.2: IRON MAN.
168 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5773-1
Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: UNCANNY X-MEN PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY KIERON GILLEN
PENCILED BY GREG LAND
COVER BY GREG LAND
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. Plus: After the hammer-blow of FEAR ITSELF and the violence of SCHISM, it can’t go on. It’s the end of the Uncanny X-Men. And who better to provide a stirring eulogy than Mr. Sinister, the 19th century’s finest morally dubious scientist! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #540-544.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5797-7
Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: AVENGERS ACADEMY PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY CHRISTOS GAGE
PENCILED BY SEAN CHEN & TOM RANEY
COVER BY BILLY TAN
Surviving their first taste of war, the students of Avengers Academy find themselves trapped in the Infinite Mansion with murderous demigods. Now, the heroes-in-training must do the unthinkable — or die! Is this where they choose evil? Plus: The trainees get a crash course in big-time villainy as they take on Spider-Man’s greatest foes, the Sinister Six! And this year’s Avengers Academy students meet the kids who didn’t make the cut! Collecting AVENGERS ACADEMY #14-20 and #14.1.
192 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5200-2
Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: DEADPOOL/ FEARSOME FOUR PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS & BRANDON MONTCLARE
PENCILED BY BONG DAZO, MICHAEL KALUTA, RYAN BODENHEIM, SIMON BISLEY, HENRY FLINT & TIMOTHY GREEN II
COVER BY RYAN STEGMAN
As the Marvel Universe is wracked with FEAR ITSELF, only Deadpool sees it for what it truly is: a way to make money. Has Deadpool really been chosen as one of the Worthy, granted one of the Serpent’s Hammers? Or did he just take any old hammer and go to town with some rhinestones? Either way, when Deadpool hits the street with his shiny new mallet it’s — STOP! Hammer time. Plus: Do you fear- your protectors turning on you? Man-Thing has gone mad as fear consumes the world, and Manhattan will burn. The only heroes that seek to stop him have given into fear themselves, and no one is safe! Experience FEAR ITSELF through the eyes of fallen heroes Howard the Duck, Nighthawk, Frankenstein and She-Hulk! Collecting FEAR ITSELF: DEADPOOL #1-3 and FEAR ITSELF: FEARSOME FOUR #1-4.
168 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5807-3
Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: HERC PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE
PENCILS BY NEIL EDWARDS
COVER BY CHRIS STEVENS
Collecting HERC #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4720-6
Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: BLACK PANTHER — THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY DAVID LISS
PENCILED BY JEFTE PALO & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
COVER BY SIMONE BIANCHI
Collecting BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #519-523 and BLACK PANTHER: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #524.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5810-3 Trim size: standard

FEAR ITSELF: HULK PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY JEFF PARKER
PENCILED BY ELENA CASAGRANDE & GABRIEL HARDMAN
COVER BY CARLO PAGULAYAN
Red Hulk’s most dangerous dust-ups yet! As the hammer-wielders continue their campaign of fear and terror, Red Hulk takes up arms against the newly deified Ben Grimm, the FF’s Thing! It’s bruiser vs. 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 closer than M.O.D.O.K.! Plus: Omegex, a deadly force from beyond the far reaches of space, has awakened — and he wants Red Hulk! Our Crimson Crusader has fought battles of massive scale, faced villains of great strength and guile, and even punched a Watcher! But what can he do against a destroyer of entire worlds? And with Red Hulk on the ropes, when it seems the situation can’t get any worse, super villainess extraordinaire Zero/One and her henchman Black Fog arrive. Collecting HULK (2008) #37-41.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5579-9
Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY SARA PICHELLI
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
The year’s most-talked about story! Miles Morales IS the new Spider-Man! What’s the secret behind his powers, and how will he master them? What new and familiar enemies will rise to challenge this all-new Spider-Man? And will Miles live up to Peter Parker’s legacy? Also includes ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #4, featuring the very first appearance of Miles Morales! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #1-5.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5712-0
Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART BY ESAD RIBIC
COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS
The next era has begun. As our heroes struggle to find their place in the world, the Ultimates face game-changing threats even they can’t handle. And with the heart of the team missing in action, the country’s last stand of defense may be on its last legs. Critically acclaimed writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, FF, SECRET WARRIORS) and superstar artist Esad Ribic (UNCANNY X-FORCE) drive the Ultimates into new and deadly territory! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5717-5
Trim size: standard

ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED BOOK 3 — THE SCOUNDREL PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY LAURELL K. HAMILTON & JESSICA RUFFNER
PENCILED BY RON LIM
COVER BY BRETT BOOTH
Sometimes, a reanimator just can’t catch a break. As things come to a head at the Circus of the Damned, Anita learns some unfortunate news from Jeane-Claude about the new, ultra-powerful vamp in town, Alejandro. But these days, there are so many balls in the air, it’s hard to keep all the different players straight. Yet when Anita is summoned to see Master Vampire Mister Oliver, even she can’t predict the surprise that awaits her. Collecting ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED — THE SCOUNDREL #1-5.
120 PGS./Mature – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4692-6
Trim size: standard

X-MEN: FF PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY VICTOR GISCHLER
PENCILED BY JORGE MOLINA & WILL CONRAD
COVER BY JORGE MOLINA
The X-Men and the FF team up when strange happenings in the Bermuda Triangle threaten the Marvel Universe. Yes, you’ve seen the X-Men and the FF interact before, but never with Magneto and Dr. Doom on the side of the angels. Don’t miss this landmark team-up with an adventure you have to see to believe. Plus: When a medicine woman is at death’s door, the demons she’s been containing for decades are looking forward to their freedom. Good news: The X-Men are on the scene. Bad news: These demons are out of our mutant super heroes’ league. It would be nice to have help from Ghost Rider, but is the new Spirit of Vengeance friend or foe?
Collecting X-MEN (2010) #15.1 and #16-19.
120 PGS./Rated T – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6069-4
Trim size: standard

X-MEN LEGACY: FIVE MILES SOUTH OF THE UNIVERSE PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY MIKE CAREY
PENCILED BY STEVE KURTH & KHOI PHAM
COVER BY CLAY MANN
Wayward X-Man Marvel Girl only managed to leave a brief psychic message with Rogue before being ripped away from Earth — and thrown back into the middle of an extraterrestrial war! Now, Rogue and her team of X-Men are on an intergalactic search-and-rescue mission, hoping to pull their long-lost teammates from the fray. But in what condition will they find Marvel Girl, Havok and Polaris? Plus: In the aftermath of SCHISM, the X-Men are divided. As the teams part ways, Rogue, Magneto and Gambit attend to unfinished business, hoping to avoid answering the question: Whose side are they on?
Collecting X-MEN LEGACY #254-260.
168 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6067-0
Trim size: standard

THE PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA
PENCILED BY MARCO CHECCHETTO, MAX FIUMARA
COVER BY BRYAN HITCH
For Frank Castle, death comes easy. Life is where things gets complicated. Fully loaded with Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka (Batwoman, Queen and Country, WOLVERINE) and neo-superstar artist Marco Checchetto (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, DAREDEVIL), the biggest gun of all is back with blood on his hands and vengeance in his eyes to serve his own brand of justice with everything’s he’s got — but can he survive the darkness stored in his own arsenal? Plus: a violent look at how the Punisher deals with a world where every criminal is now a super hero. (Here’s a hint: He doesn’t deal with it pleasantly.) Collecting THE PUNISHER (2011) #1-5 and material from SPIDER-ISLAND: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY.
128 PGS./Parental Advisory – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6374-9
Trim size: standard
THE PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA VOL 1 PREMIERE HC BLANK COVER VARIANT
128 PGS./Parental Advisory – $19.99 ISBN: 978-0-7851-6484-5
Trim size: standard

THE STAND: THE NIGHT HAS COME PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
PENCILED BY MIKE PERKINS
COVER BY TOMM COKER
It’s all been building to this, true believers: the ultimate conflict between Good and Evil. The three spies sent by the Free Zone to infiltrate Flagg’s ranks have crossed over to the west, but have they underestimated the dark man’s power? And the loyalty of those who follow him? Blood will be shed in the final chapter of Stephen King’s masterpiece of apocalyptic horror! Collecting THE STAND: THE NIGHT HAS COME #1-6.
160 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3645-3
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110665
Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under license from The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King. TM & © 2010 Marvel Characters, Inc. All rights reserved.

UNCANNY X-FORCE: THE DARK ANGEL SAGA BOOK 2 PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY RICK REMENDER
PENCILED BY JEROME OPE—A
COVER BY ESAD RIBIC
The fate of the entire world rests on Deadpool’s shoulders! A new Death is born! Refugee mutants from the Age of Apocalypse descend on our world! Can the Merc with a Mouth hold them off long enough for X-Force to regroup? Is there any hope of staving off the Age of Archangel? Monsters of doom and glory, writer Rick Remender (VENOM, PUNISHER), artist Jerome OpeÒa (PUNISHER, MOON KNIGHT) and colorist Dean White (AVENGERS) bring on the bad guys! Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #14-18.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5887-5
Trim size: standard

X-FACTOR: SUPER UNNATURAL PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY PETER DAVID
PENCILED BY LEONARD KIRK & VALENTINE DE LANDRO
COVER BY DAVID YARDIN
A member of X-Factor dies! It started with their new acquaintance, Sally, found brutally slain in her kitchen. And more recently, two rival gangs, lifeless bodies sprawled across a basketball court, a noose around each of their necks. Hot on the trail of a serial killer who’s lynching his victims, the mutant detectives of X-Factor Investigations are eager to cut his killing spree short. But here’s hoping they find him before he finds them! Collecting X-FACTOR (1986) #224.1 and #225-228.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6058-8
Trim size: standard

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE — THE PRIDE COMES BEFORE THE FALL PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY ROB WILLIAMS
PENCILED BY MATTEO BUFFAGNI & MICK BERTILORENZI
COVER BY GUISEPPE CAMUNCOLI
When Daken came to Los Angeles, he believed the position of West Coast Kingpin was there for the taking. But the City of Angels has a new crime lord, the “Claws” serial killer continues to cause carnage in the dark areas of the Hollywood Hills, and the Heat drug’s grip on Daken is growing daily — scarring his mind and body. It’s the perfect time, then, for Daken to find himself battling the Avenger with multiple personalities: Moon Knight! And when the shadow king of the Hollywood Hills is revealed, Daken suddenly finds himself the most wanted man in America — with the entire LAPD and the FBI on his tail! Can Daken save Donna Kiel when he’s at his weakest? Does he even want to? Collecting DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #13-19.
168 PGS./Parental Advisory – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5235-4
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110654

SPIDER-MAN: THE FANTASTIC SPIDER-MAN TPB
WRITTEN BY VARIOUS
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVER BY STEFANO CASELLI
Reed Richards has detected a trio of dimensional anomalies that could rip the universe apart. Sounds like a job for the new FF! But if you thought the FF stood for the Fantastic Four, think again! In the aftermath of Johnny Storm’s tragic death, best bud Spider-Man has taken his place in the newly minted Future Foundation — standing alongside Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Thing and a coterie of precocious kids to bravely bring tomorrow into the now- by fighting a horde of zombie pirates and the Sinister Six! Plus: Can Spider-Man survive a day as a substitute teacher for the Avengers Academy? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #658-662.
160 PGS./Rated A – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5107-4

CAPTAIN AMERICA: PRISONER OF WAR TPB
WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER & VARIOUS
PENCILED BY BUTCH GUICE, MIKE DEODATO, CHRIS SAMNEE & VARIOUS
COVER BY MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Bucky Barnes learned the deadly skills of warfare during WWII, only to have those tools exploited by the Soviets as a brainwashed Cold War assassin. And just when he thought he could break free of the chains of his history, he is thrust into a new nightmare: a Russian prison camp housing a handful of his most vicious and revenged-minded Cold War peers. For Bucky, each ponderous minute that ticks by in the gulag brings another new threat to his life. But for his friends — Steve Rogers, Sharon Carter and Black Widow — it is a race against time to undo the wicked conspiracy that has used Bucky’s past as the Winter Soldier to trap him in a life of cruelty worse than any he’s ever experienced. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #616-619.
200 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5122-7

MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS: UNITED DIGEST
WRITTEN BY PAUL TOBIN, EUGENE SON, JOE CARAMAGNA & JEFF PARKER
PENCILED BY RONAN CLIQUET, WES CRAIG, KEVIN SHARPE & MANUEL GARCIA
COVER BY AARON LOPRESTI
The Mad Thinker has taken over Iron Man’s armor, forcing Hawkeye to team up with Tony Stark to bring down the most sophisticated and deadly weapon in the world! Meanwhile, the lovely and lethal Black Widow must protect a secretive mystery man from the world’s greatest assassins! Then, join three of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on a quest unlike any other: Hawkeye, Ant-Man and Captain America think they have a day off from Avengers’ duty, but unseen dangers wait for them at Manhattan’s Museum of Natural History. And on Asgard, Odin decides to have a little fun and switches up his sons’ weapons. Is Loki worthy of Thor’s hammer? Also featuring the villainy of Ultron and the Leader! Collecting SUPER HEROES # 17 and #19, and MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #1-2.
96 PGS./All Ages – $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5585-0

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN: TANGLED WEB DIGEST
WRITTEN BY PAUL TOBIN, J.M. DEMATTEIS & SEAN COLLINS
PENCILED BY ROBERTO DISALVO, MATTEO LOLLI & CLAYTON HENRY
COVER BY ALE GARZA
One of the Sinister Six is missing — and Spider-Man’s to blame! At least, that’s what the remaining Sinister Six think, and Spider-Man’s very life is the payment they demand for his presumed crime! Meanwhile, the Green Goblin is back, and he’s more dangerous than ever — armed with an anti-matter pumpkin bomb! Then, with the Silver Surfer powerless in New York, it’s up to Spidey to set things right! Plus: Spidey tangles with the malevolent mistress of mayhem, Madam Masque; goes toe-to-toe with Kraven the Hunter in the heart of New York’s concrete jungle; and stands alone against Red Ghost and a certain trio of Super Apes! Collecting SPIDER-MAN (2010) #17-20.
88 PGS./All Ages – $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5258-3

JOHN CARTER: THE WORLD OF MARS TPB
BASED ON THE ADVENTURES WRITTEN BY EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
WRITTEN BY PETER DAVID
PENCILED BY LUKE ROSS
COVER BY ESAD RIBIC
The official prequel to the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures blockbuster film releasing in March 2012 — revealing the shocking events that transpire before the hotly anticipated motion picture and featuring some of the greatest characters ever conceived by Edgar Rice Burroughs! Dejah Thoris has her hands full with the malicious Sab Than, would-be ruler of Zodanga, who sees kidnapping the princess of Mars as a shortcut to winning the thousand-year war between his people and her city of Helium. Meanwhile, Tars Tarkas is caught between the desires of the female he loves and his best friend, who needs Tars’ help to become Jeddak of the Tharks — assuming that his ambitions don’t kill them all. Take an unforgettable journey to Barsoom. It’s a trip you can’t afford to miss! Collecting JOHN CARTER: THE WORLD OF MARS #1-4.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6041-0
ORDER CODE: NOV110662

JOHN CARTER: A PRINCESS OF MARS GN-TPB
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
ADAPTATION BY ROGER LANGRIDGE
PENCILED BY FILIPE ANDRADE
COVER BY FILIPE ANDRADE
Captain John Carter finds himself on a strange new world where he must fight for his very life — and for the heart of a princess! Edgar Rice Burroughs’ legendary novels come to life in this action-packed, all-new, re-envisioned adventure! Meet the Tharks, terrible warrior race of Mars! See Woola, the scariest guard dog you’ll ever lay eyes upon! Gasp as John Carter battles the great white apes of Barsoom! And hold your breath as he first lays eyes upon the woman who will change his life forever: the proud and beautiful Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium! Collecting JOHN CARTER: A PRINCESS OF MARS #1-5.
120 PGS./All Ages – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6042-7
ORDER CODE: NOV110661

X-MEN LEGACY: NECROSHA TPB
WRITTEN BY MIKE CAREY
PENCILED BY LAURENCE CAMPBELL, CLAY MANN & YANICK PAQUETTE
COVER BY ADI GRANOV
Collecting X-MEN LEGACY #231-234 and material from X-NECROSHA.
112 PGS./Parental Advisory – $15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6298-8

X-MEN: PRELUDE TO SCHISM TPB
WRITTEN BY PAUL JENKINS
PENCILED BY ROBERTO DE LA TORRE, ANDREA MUTTI, WILL CONRAD & CLAY MANN
COVER BY GREG LAND
Collecting X-MEN: PRELUDE TO SCHISM #1-4 and material from X-MEN FIRST CLASS SPOTLIGHT.
112 PGS./Rated T+ – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5690-1

X-FORCE: NECROSHA TPB
COVER BY CLAYTON CRAIN
The psychic vampire Selene is on a mad quest to devour enough souls to let her ascend to godhood, commencing a terrible reign over the planet. And though X-Force stands ready to destroy her plans at any cost, the Black Queen has summoned backup that may just tilt the balance in her favor: an army of undead mutants composed of X-Force’s former friends and foes, resurrected into gruesome half-life by the techno-organic virus gifted to her by Eli Bard. And first and foremost among Selene’s newest servants are former teammate Caliban and Warpath’s older brother, Thunderbird. While X-Force fights an unsettling battle against familiar faces, Selene puts her true plan into action: the resurrection, and immediate sacrifice, of the entire population of Genosha. Can X-Force obtain the one weapon capable of stopping Selene in time, or will death and decay overtake the entire world? Collecting X-NECROSHA: THE GATHERING, X-FORCE (2008) #21-25 and material from X-NECROSHA.
200 PGS./Parental Advisory – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6300-8

UNCANNY X-FORCE VOL. 2: DEATHLOK NATION TPB
WRITTEN BY RICK REMENDER
PENCILED BY ESAD RIBIC & RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
COVER BY ESAD RIBIC
There are innumerable and varying potential futures awaiting mankind. Among them exists only one constant: the rise of the Deathloks! Seeded in our present they grow, spreading across all possibilities, infiltrating the fate of mankind. One thing stands in their way: a man who shouldn’t exist. They come in waves, an army of time-displaced Deathlok troopers forged from Earth’s greatest warriors — Captain America, Spider-Man, Elektra, Cyclops, Venom, the Thing, Bullseye — all soldiers in the army of Deathlok. All operating under one directive: Fantomex must die! Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #5-7 & #5.1.
112 PGS./Parental Advisory – $15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4857-9

ANNIHILATORS TPB
PENCILED BY TAN ENG HUAT & TIMOTHY GREEN II
COVER BY ALEX GARNER
Gladiator, Quasar, Beta Ray Bill, Ronan the Accuser and the Silver Surfer are the universe’s most powerful squad of first responders: the Annihilators! When this newly formed group receives strange signals from the Dark Nebula — home of the noble race of Spaceknights — these mighty allies set off to investigate. There, they find a blast from the past who has discovered a way to rip a hole through space and time, unleashing the vicious Dire Wraiths! Plus: After the Guardians of the Galaxy disbanded, Rocket Raccoon settled into a quiet life with a steady job in a mailroom. But when a killer clown made of sentient wood attacks him at work, the trigger-fingered and quick-witted hero must journey to Planet X — home of his old buddy Groot, the giant tree-creature — in search of answers! Collecting ANNIHILATORS #1-4

FF BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 1 TPB.
184 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6364-0
WRITTEN BY JONATHAN HICKMAN
PENCILED BY STEVE EPTING & BARRY KITSON
COVER BY STEVE EPTING
Before his death, the Human Torch made his wishes known: If anyone were to replace him in the Fantastic Four, it should be his best super-hero buddy, Spider-Man. But even with the addition of Spidey to their ranks, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman and the Thing are now so much more than four. Welcome to the FF — the Future Foundation! Marvel’s First Family has moved beyond the simple pursuits of super heroing into a bold new era of discovery. But to make tomorrow today, they’ll need to expand their ranks even beyond Spider-Man and their genius children. What does the future mean when it depends on the likes of the Wizard, the Mad Thinker, A.I.M. and Dr. Doom? Collecting FF #1-5.
136 PGS./Rated T+ – $15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5145-6-

IRON MAN 2.0 VOL. 2: ASYMMETRY TPB
WRITTEN BY NICK SPENCER & JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
ART BY ARIEL OLIVETTI & KANO
COVER BY SALVADOR LARROCA
War Machine has just met the greatest enemy he’s never faced: a nemesis who’s already dead! When his weaponry fails him against a super villain he can’t tackle head-on, Rhodey must use his brains — and his all-new, bleeding-edge armor — to fight a NEW battle- 21st-century style! Collecting IRON MAN 2.0 #7.1 and #8-12.
144 PGS./Rated T+ – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4751-0

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN VOL. 8: UNFIXABLE TPB 
WRITTEN BY MATT FRACTION & KELLY SUE DECONNICK
PENCILED BY SALVADOR LARROCA, JOHN ROMITA JR. & ANDREA MUTTI
COVER BY SALVADOR LARROCA
Why should Tony Stark be the one to benefit from all of his technology? What right does Stark have to keep his miracles to himself? Dock Ock demands answers — and salvation — from Iron Man. To get Tony Stark’s attention, Dr. Octopus serves him notice with a 21-kiloton nuclear device. To force Stark’s compliance, he threatens to kill millions of Manhattanites. And to prove Stark’s inferiority, he has one impossible request: fix the unfixable. Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #501-502 and material from #503, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010: IRON MAN/THOR, and RESCUE #1.
120 PGS./Rated T – $15.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5323-8

ASTONISHING THOR TPB
WRITTEN BY ROBERT RODI
PENCILED BY MIKE CHOI
COVER BY MIKE CHOI
The God of Thunder faces the fury of living planets! When terrible storms threaten to tear our world apart, Thor traces the cause to Ego, the Living Planet — out of his orbit and rocketing across the solar system on an unstoppable quest to rescue his long-lost brother, held captive by the cosmic entity the Collector. But there will be no happy reunion at the end of his journey — for when Ego and Alter-Ego meet, only one can survive- and Earth surely will be destroyed. Only Thor has power enough to avert the pending apocalypse — but to do so, he’ll have to rely on the help of a wind goddess with questionable motives- and a stormy history with the God of Thunder. Collecting ASTONISHING THOR #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4877-7

CARNAGE: FAMILY FEUD TPB
PENCILED BY CLAYTON CRAIN
COVER BY CLAYTON CRAIN
First there was Spider-Man. Then, Venom. But they broke the mold when they created Carnage. Marvel’s fan-favorite villain is back from the dead, as industrialist Michael Hall attempts to exploit the symbiote — engineering the next generation of prosthetic limbs and outfitting his own paramilitary security force, the Iron Rangers, in suits of hybrid battle armor. But when the alien intelligence asserts control of Hall’s derivative tech, only Spider-Man and Iron Man stand in the way of an unprecedented wave of rioting and mass murder. And Carnage has brought some friends!
Collecting CARNAGE #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5113-5

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY DAN JURGENS VOL. 3 TPB
WRITTEN BY VARIOUS
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVER BY DAN JURGENS
Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1998) #45-50 and ANNUAL 2001.
248 PGS./Rated T – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5980-3

SPIDER-MAN: THE NEXT CHAPTER VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY HOWARD MACKIE & J.M. DEMATTEIS
PENCILED BY JOHN BYRNE, JOHN ROMITA JR., LIAM SHARP & AL RIO
COVER BY JOHN ROMITA JR.
Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) #7-12, and PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN (1999) #7-12 & ANNUAL ’99.
368 PGS./Rated T – $39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5966-7 ORDER CODE NOV110664

WOLVERINE & CAPTAIN AMERICA TPB
WRITTEN BY TOM DERENICK, R. A. JONES & TOM DEFALCO
PENCILED BY TOM DERENICK & DENYS COWAN
COVER BY TOM DERENICK
The criminal Contingency has stolen Shi’ar technology capable of mass devastation, and it’s up to two of Marvel’s finest to track it down before it’s too late. But will Wolverine’s irascible nature allow him to work alongside with the star-spangled Avenger without incident? Guest-starring Warbird and Sharon Carter! Plus: from the mighty Marvel vaults, a rare Cap/Wolvie team-up from yesteryear! Collecting WOLVERINE/CAPTAIN AMERICA #1-4 and WOLVERINE (1988) #124.
120 PGS./Rated T+ – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5942-1

THUNDERBOLTS CLASSIC VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY ROBERT RODI
PENCILED BY MIKE CHOI
COVER BY MIKE CHOI
The God of Thunder faces the fury of living planets! When terrible storms threaten to tear our world apart, Thor traces the cause to Ego, the Living Planet — out of his orbit and rocketing across the solar system on an unstoppable quest to rescue his long-lost brother, held captive by the cosmic entity the Collector. But there will be no happy reunion at the end of his journey — for when Ego and Alter-Ego meet, only one can survive- and Earth surely will be destroyed. Only Thor has power enough to avert the pending apocalypse — but to do so, he’ll have to rely on the help of a wind goddess with questionable motives- and a stormy history with the God of Thunder. Collecting ASTONISHING THOR #1-5.
256 PGS./Rated T+ – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4877-7

KA-ZAR BY MARK WAID & ANDY KUBERT VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY MARK WAID & BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
PENCILED BY ANDY KUBERT, LOUIS SMALL JR., AARON LOPRESTI & WALTER MCDANIEL
COVER BY ANDY KUBERT
The exciting adventures of Ka-Zar, Marvel’s resident noble savage, continue! Witness how the Lord of the Savage Land and his two steadfast allies — Shanna the She-Devil and the mighty Zabu — contend with jungle dangers both prehistoric and urban in this collection brought to you courtesy of some of Marvel’s most tantalizing tale-spinners! Featuring the villainy of the High Evolutionary! Collecting KA-ZAR (1997) #8-14 and ANNUAL ë97.
216 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5992-6

DAREDEVIL: REBORN TPB
WRITTEN BY ANDY DIGGLE
PENCILED BY DAVIDE GIANFELICE
COVER BY JOCK
Can Matt Murdock deny the hero within? After SHADOWLAND, Matt left New York, turned his back on his life as Daredevil, and hopped a cross-country bus hoping to forget the bloodshed and betrayal he presided over as leader of the Hand. But when he finds himself in a small desert town that doesn’t take kindly to outsiders, he quickly realizes there’s a reason behind the locals’ enmity. Corruption has spread though the townsfolk and to the highest levels of law enforcement — and when the sheriff learns of Matt’s past as a super hero, he aims to eliminate the threat altogether. With his life on the line and innocent citizens in need of a hero, Matt Murdock will face his legacy as Daredevil and decide once and for all whether to be a hero, or else abandon his life as a crime-fighter and start anew. Collecting DAREDEVIL REBORN #1-4.
112 PGS./Rated T+ – $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5133-3

MARVEL ZOMBIES SUPREME TPB
WRITTEN BY FRANK MARRAFFINO
PENCILED BY FERNANDO BLANCO
COVER BY MICHAEL KOMARK
The Squadron Supreme: heroes from another dimension, stranded on our Earth and sworn to protect it. Now, this super-powered team hungers for human flesh as a result of the mad science of Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S.! When Jill Harper’s military special-ops team receives a distress call from a P.E.G.A.S.U.S. facility in lockdown, they get a lot more than they bargained for! Researchers at Project P.E.G.A.S.U.S. cloned the members of the Squadron Supreme for medical science, but their creations are monstrously imperfect and need to consume human flesh to survive. Now, Harper and her team must find a way to stop these hyper-powerful zombie clones before they escape and begin feeding on the population — and their only hope lies in a long-dead former Avenger returned to life! Collecting MARVEL ZOMBIES SUPREME #1-5.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory – $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5168-5

MORITURI VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY PETER B. GILLIS & JAMES HUDNALL
PENCILED BY BRENT ANDERSON, WHILCE PORTACIO, HUW THOMAS, JOHN CALIMEE & MARK BAGLEY
COVER BY BRENT ANDERSON
As the first generations of Strikeforce: Morituri are lost one by one — either killed in battle or violent in-fighting, or perishing from the Morituri Effect itself — a group of scientists undertake a dangerous and unauthorized experiment to create more. Unfortunately, things don’t go exactly as planned. Enter: the Morituri Monsters! Then, an alien virus is discovered that offers a glimmer of hope for the Strikeforce — but has it come too late? Plus: The war against the Horde takes an unexpected and shocking twist! Collecting STRIKEFORCE: MORITURI #14-26.
336 PGS./Rated T – $34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6473-9

QUASAR CLASSIC VOL. 1 TPB
WRITTEN BY MARK GRUENWALD
PENCILED BY PAUL RYAN, DANNY BULANADI, MIKE MANLEY & MARK BAGLEY
COVER BY PAUL RYAN
The saga of one of Marvel’s premier cosmic crusaders begins here! Long before joining the ranks of the Annihilators, Quasar participated in his own out-of-this-world adventures — both earthbound and beyond. Relive these early star-spanning tales, including Quasar’s role during the “Acts of Vengeance” and his initiation into the Avengers! Collecting QUASAR #1-9, and material from AVENGERS ANNUAL #18 and MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #29.
240 PGS./Rated T – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6359-6

ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: THE LAUGHING CORPSE ULTIMATE COLLECTION TPB
WRITTEN BY LAURELL K. HAMILTON & JESSICA RUFFNER
PENCILED BY RON LIM
COVER BY HARVEY TOLIBAO
Adapting the second novel in Laurell K. Hamilton’s bestselling Anita Blake series, THE LAUGHING CORPSE continues the exploration of Hamilton’s inventive universe of vampires, werewolves, zombies and ghouls — and the brave hunter who tries to keep them all in line! This time out, a child’s parents are gruesomely slaughtered by an unknown entity. With the child missing and time running out for his safe return, Anita is called in to lend her special expertise as an animator — one who can raise the bodies of the dead. But as she pursues the truth behind his abduction, she descends into a maelstrom of voodoo mysticism — and the many dark secrets of her foes, her friends and, inevitably, herself! Collecting ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER: THE LAUGHING CORPSE — ANIMATOR #1-5, NECROMANCER #1-5 and EXECUTIONER #1-5
360 PGS./Parental Advisory – $34.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5652-9
ORDER CODE: NOV110650

ENDER’S SHADOW ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 2 TPB
WRITTEN BY MIKE CAREY
PENCILED BY SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
COVER BY PASQUAL FERRY
Adapting sci-fi legend Orson Scott Card’s classic novel! The alien Formics twice attacked the human race. We barely won. Now, the International Fleet is drafting brilliant kids to train them to command our forces in the next war. And from the teeming legions of unwanted children, Sister Carlotta has plucked a promising candidate: Bean, with a staggering brilliance as unexplainable as his mysterious origins. But just as the prodigiously talented Bean’s mentor, Ender Wiggin, is shipped off to Command School, Bean is thrust into an existential crisis: the discovery of a long-lost brother and the return of his worst enemy. Worse, it’s a crisis engineered by the very leaders depending on his graduation to Command School! Collecting ENDER’S SHADOW: BATTLE SCHOOL #1-5 and ENDER’S SHADOW: COMMAND SCHOOL #1-5.
256 PGS./Parental Advisory – $29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6338-1
ORDER CODE: NOV110655

ESSENTIAL HULK VOL. 1 TPB (ALL-NEW EDITION)
WRITTEN BY STAN LEE
PENCILED BY JACK KIRBY, STEVE DITKO & VARIOUS
COVER BY JACK KIRBY
Collecting HULK (1962) #1-6
and TALES TO ASTONISH (1959) #60-91.
528 PGS./All Ages – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6417-3

ESSENTIAL FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 6 TPB (ALL-NEW EDITION)
WRITTEN BY STAN LEE, ROY THOMAS & GERRY CONWAY
PENCILED BY JOHN BUSCEMA, ROSS ANDRU & JOE SINNOTT
COVER BY JOHN BUSCEMA
Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #111-137.
592 PGS./All Ages – $19.99 ISBN: 978-0-7851-6417-3
ORDER CODE: NOV110657

ESSENTIAL X-FACTOR VOL. 4 TPB
WRITTEN BY VARIOUS
PENCILED BY VARIOUS
COVER BY TERRY SHOEMAKER
The members of X-Factor — Cyclops, Jean Grey, Iceman, Beast and Archangel — are professionals through and through. But when the likes of Sabretooth, a cadre of vampires and a threat from an alternate dystopian future wage war against our heroes, it’s no surprise things get a little out of control even for them! Collecting X-FACTOR (1986) #51-59 and ANNUAL #4-5; X-FACTOR: PRISONER OF LOVE; MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #50; and material from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #23, NEW MUTANTS ANNUAL #6 and X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #14.
520 PGS./Rated T – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6285-8
ORDER CODE: NOV110656

TORSO GN-HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & MARC ANDREYKO
PENCILED BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
COVER BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
The gripping tale of Eliot Ness’ chase of America’s first serial killer: the mysterious torso killer! This 1999 Eisner Award-winner for Comic Book Excellence is completely reformatted, and perfect for both new readers and old! Collecting TORSO #1-6.
280 PGS./Mature – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5356-6
© 2011 Jinxworld Inc.
“LITERALLY SOME OF THE BEST COMICS I’VE READ IN DECADES.” — TODD MCFARLANE

MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS TPB
WRITTEN BY MARK MILLAR
PENCILED BY STEVE MCNIVEN
COVER BY STEVE MCNIVEN
CIVIL WAR? Nothing. KICK-ASS? A warmup. What if the smartest, toughest costumed bad ass in the world was totally evil? Meet Nemesis. He’s systematically been destroying the lives of every police chief in Asia, and he’s now set his sights on Washington, D.C. The police don’t have a chance. Do not miss the series EVERYONE is talking about by the creative team that made CIVIL WAR the biggest book of the decade. Collecting MILLAR & MCNIVEN’S NEMESIS #1-4.
112 PGS./Mature – $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4866-1
ORDER CODE: MAY110711

SUPERIOR PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY MARK MILLAR
PENCILED BY LEINIL YU
COVER BY LEINIL YU
Simon Pooni had it all going for him — plenty of friends at school and good looks, and his coach called him one of the most talented basketball players he’s ever seen. But that was when he could still move his legs. Now, he’s living with multiple sclerosis, missing all the little things he used to take for granted, and escaping into the world of movies and comics with his best friend. Then- SUPERIOR entered his life. It’s the newest smash super-hero comic from Mark Millar and SECRET INVASION artist Leinil Francis Yu! Collecting SUPERIOR #1-7.
192 PGS./Mature – $24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3618-7
Trim size: standard
ORDER CODE: NOV110666

POWERS VOL. 5: ANARCHY PREMIERE HC
WRITTEN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILED BY MICHAEL AVON OEMING
COVER BY MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Society is lashing out at its superheroes. Anti- groups are rising up with a series of gruesome murders against the city’s most powerful capes. With Walker retired, Detective Pilgrim teams up with a new partner to investigate this murderous superhero backlash and the people behind it. This completely redesigned, reformatted and reworked hardcover is perfect for both new readers and old! Collecting POWERS (2000) #21-24.
128 PGS./Mature – $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6017-5
Trim size: standard
© 2011 Jinxworld Inc.
“BENDIS IS THE FUNNY-PAGES DESCENDANT OF SAM FULLER, MARTIN SCORSESE AND QUENTIN TARANTINO- ”
– ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

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