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Marvel Noise Episode 14

Mighty Avengers #6Short and sweet this week. New releases, Current Events, and Bring ‘Em Back. Immortal Iron Fist, Mighty Avengers, The Order, and X-Men are recommended reading along with another item or two. Hopefully, you won’t even notice the lack of Pick of the Week!

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Avengers Classic #7, $2.99

CABLE & DEADPOOL #48
COVER BY: SKOTTIE YOUNG
WRITER: FABIAN NICIEZA
PENCILS: REILLY BROWN
INKS: JEREMY FREEMAN
With his best pal gone, Deadpool continues his trek through time and space, spreading friendship and mercenary whoop-@$$ throughout the cosmos. After concluding his mysterious mission for Dr. Strange, Deadpool finds himself in the middle of a Louisiana swamp, confronted by He-Who-Has-Died-Twice, the Master of All Reptiles himself, BROTHER VOODOO. What shenanigans await these two? Find out in “Alone Again, Naturally” part 6!
Rated A …$2.99

Captain America Chosen #5 (of 6) and Travis Charest Variant Cover, $3.99

EXILES #100
COVER BY: TOM GRUMMETT
WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT
PENCILS: TOM GRUMMETT
INKS: SCOTT HANNA
Adios, Exiles! They’ve left their footprints across the multiverse for a hundred issues, but what threat will make Blink and Co. close up shop for good? It’s not what you expect! And what’s this we hear about an all NEW EXILES…Also! Re-presenting the classic Exiles #1 by Judd Winnick and Mike McKone!
Rated A …$3.99

Foolkiller #3 (of 5), $3.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #11
COVER BY: TRAVEL FOREMAN
WRITERS: MATT FRACTION and ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: DAVID AJA and KANO
THE SEVEN CAPITAL CITIES OF HEAVEN keeps kicking and punching its way toward the brutal finish line. Danny fights for survival — for the centuries-long legacy of the Iron Fist against the other Immortal Weapons; for his own life, as Davos the Steel Serpent makes his deadly move behind the scenes; and for K’un-Lun itself as the sinister Mr. Xao and his legion of Hydra science-terrorists conspire to wreak havok on the mystical city. Can even an ultimate warrior like the Immortal Iron Fist fight a war — and win — on three fronts? Even with the classic HEROES FOR HIRE working behind the scenes? Yeah, no, probably not. By Matt and Ed and David and Matt and Dave (THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST).
Rated T+ …$2.99

Incredible Hulk #112, $2.99
Iron Man Enter Mandarin #4 (of 6), $2.99
Marvel Adventures Avengers #19, $2.99
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #31, $2.99
Marvel Adventures Two-In-One #6, $4.99
Marvel Holiday Special (2007), $3.99
Marvel Illustrated Iliad #1 (of 8), $2.99

MIGHTY AVENGERS #6
COVER BY: FRANK CHO
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS and INKS: FRANK CHO
The shocking conclusion to the Ultron terror as the Avengers reassemble and go on the offensive. It’s now or never for an Ultron butt-kicking. How on Earth will Tony Stark survive this??? And how does this connect to the startling Skrull infestation that may have taken over the Marvel Universe? The next big clue to the truth is HERE!!
Rated A …$2.99

NEW X-MEN #45 (and VARIANT)
COVERS BY: DAVID FINCH and SIMONE BIANCHI
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER YOST and CRAIG KYLE
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS
INKS: CARLOS ALBERTO CRUZ CUEVAS
MESSIAH COMPLEX Part 8
A three way melee erupts over the baby! Some want to kill it, some want to save it, and when the dust settles, not everyone is left standing. Meanwhile, Layla Miller and Madrox gather clues while Madrox Prime slips deeper into his coma.
Rated T+ …$2.99

She-Hulk 2 #24, $2.99
Terror Inc #4 (of 5), $3.99
The Order #6, $2.99
Ultimate X-Men #89, $2.99

WHAT IF? CIVIL WAR #1 (and DJURDJEVIC WRAPAROUND SKETCH VARIANT and SILVESTRI VARIANT)
COVERS BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC and MARC SILVESTRI
WRITERS: ED BRUBAKER, KEVIN GREVIOUX, and CHRISTOS GAGE
PENCILS: MARKO DJURDJEVIC, GUSTAVO, and HARVEY TOLIBAO
When a stranger appears in front of Iron Man, visiting Captain America’s symbolic grave at Arlington, he is told of two diverse ways CIVIL WAR could’ve concluded. The first: What If CAPTAIN AMERICA led all the heroes against the Registration Act? The second: What if IRON MAN lost the Civil War?
Join writers Ed Brubaker (Captain America, Daredevil), Kevin Grevioux (New Warriors, the movie-Underworld) and Christos Gage (Civil War: Casualties of War, World War Hulk: X-Men, TV’s Law & Order: SVU) in a giant-size issue that answers the questions Iron Man never wanted to ask!
With interior art by superstar cover painter Marko Djurdjevic, artist Gustavo (Marvel Age Spider-Man, Green Lantern, TMNT and The Amory Wars) and newcomer Harvey Tolibao (Iron Man Annual, Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic), this issue will fulfill your Civil War withdrawal!
Rated T+ …$3.99

Wolverine Firebreak One Shot, $3.99
Wolverine Origins #20, $2.99
World War Hulk Aftersmash Warbound #1 (of 5) WWH, $2.99

Collections

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: RAWHIDE KID VOL. 2 (and VARIANT EDITION VOL. 87)
COVER BY: JACK KIRBY
WRITER: STAN LEE
PENCILS: JACK KIRBY, JACK DAVIS, DON HECK, DICK AYERS, GENE COLAN, PAUL REINMAN, AL HARTLEY, and SOL BRODSKY
They’re not just the pair that created the world’s most-famous super heroes; Stan Lee and Jack Kirby prove they’re the kings of all comics, with a one, two-gun second Rawhide Kid Masterworks!
The man from the Texas town of Rawhide, Johnny Bart, is the fastest draw in the wild West, but that kind of reputation doesn’t come easy, and with the law on his trail it’s all for one for the Rawhide Kid. Every no-good varmit west of the Mississippi from Mister Lightning to the Barker Brothers to Jasper Jelko is looking to build his rep over the Kid’s dead body, and when you’ve got friends like Jesse James, who needs enemies?!
So do yerself some good book learin’, reserve your copy today, and one day you might be just as good as the roughest, toughest, rootin’est, tootin’est cowboy who ever kicked back a glass of milk! Collecting RAWHIDE KID #26-35.
All Ages …$54.99

ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 9: SILVER SURFER
COVER BY: PASQUAL FERRY
WRITER: MIKE CAREY
PENCILS: PASQUAL FERRY
The Story: Reed Richards’ attempts to create a Cosmic Cube have caused him to pierce the barriers of a hundred universes. And falling through the opening into our unsuspecting reality is the keeper of the Power Cosmic—Ultimate Silver Surfer! ’Nuff said! Collecting ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #42-46.
Rated A …$13.99

X-FACTOR: HEART OF ICE PREMIERE
COVER BY: PABLO RAIMONDI
WRITER: PETER DAVID
PENCILS: KHOI PHAM
With Mutant Town under siege and the X-Cell having taken refuge there, X-Factor races both the clock and their own divided allegiances as they try to stave off the very real possibility of every former mutant being rounded up and imprisoned as a potential terrorist. But will they have to reveal their knowledge of M-Day’s secret…and, if so, what will the fallout be? Collecting X-FACTOR #18-24.
Rated T+ …$19.99

X-MEN: MARAUDERS / BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
COVER BY: CHRIS BACHALO
WRITER: MIKE CAREY
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS and CHRIS BACHALO
The X-Men face meltdown from within and from without…and their leader, Rogue, faces something worse. Meanwhile, a mysterious strike force is taking out the few remaining mutants one by one, with ruthless efficiency. But who is the ultimate target? Featuring a plethora of mutant guest stars, the return of several fan-favorites and a devastating face-off against the deadliest villain team in the X-Men’s forty-four year history! Collecting X-MEN #200-204.
Rated A …$14.99

X-MEN: THE COMPLETE ONSLAUGHT EPIC VOL. 1
COVER BY: ADAM KUBERT
WRITERS: MARK WAID, JEPH LOEB, SCOTT LOBELL, TERRY KAVANAGH, and PETER DAVID
PENCILS: ANDY KUBERT, PASQUAL FERRY, JOE MADUREIRA, ADAM KUBERT, MIKE DEODATO JR, STEVE SKROCE, ANTHONY CASTRILLO, IAN CHURCHILL, and ANGEL MEDINA
It begins here! The saga that literally re-made the Marvel Universe of the 1990s is collected in chronological order across four volumes! The psionic force of nature known only as Onslaught sprang forth from the fractured psyche of mutant mentor Charles Xavier and the genetic terrorist called Magneto. Powered by his progenitors’ rage, Onslaught laid siege to humanity — touching off a cataclysmic conflict destined to deprive a world of its most revered icons! Collecting X-MEN #53-54, UNCANNY X-MEN #334-335, AVENGERS #400-401, ONSLAUGHT: X-MEN, X-MAN #18, X-FORCE #57, CABLE #34 and INCREDIBLE HULK #444.
272 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99

Ultimate Spider-Man Venom Prem HC, $19.99
Cover by MARK BAGLEY, written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, penciled by MARK BAGLEY
Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33-39.

Captain Marvel #1 (of 5) 2nd Ptg, $2.99
Marvel Zombies HC 6th Ptg Iron Man, $19.99
New X-Men #44 2nd Ptg Ramos Var (Humberto Ramos Variant Cover)(X-Men Messiah CompleX Part 4), $2.99
Thor #4 2nd Ptg Var, $2.99

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Marvel Noise Episode 13

Fantastic Four 552On tap, after the new releases for this week, we hear from Derek Coward, Pat Loika brings us up to speed on Current Events (SPOILERS), and Dave McFalls chimes in with Bring ‘Em Back. Pick of the Week is thrown in there and Carlos is back with another voicemail leading us into a SkrullWatch segment with Pat where nothing is off limits. Dr. Strange! Wolverine: Origins! Avengers: The Initiative! Fantastic Four! Dr. Strange! Messiah CompleX! Captain America! Spider-Man! Dr. Strange! Daredevil! Brubaker! Bendis and Maleev! Dr. Strange! Omniboo! Runaways! And some small talk on what we’re looking forward to this week.

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AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL # 15
COVER BY: RON FRENZ
WRITER: TOM DEFALCO
PENCILS: RON FRENZ
INKS: SAL BUSCEMA
Double-sized issue! Celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the first appearance of Spider-Girl in What If #105 as the daughter of Spider-Man becomes the widow of the Black Tarantula! Featuring guest-stars galore as Spider-Girl battles a horde of her greatest villains!
Rated A …$3.99

Civil War Chronicles #6, $4.99

FANTASTIC FOUR # 552
COVER BY: MICHAEL TURNER
WRITER: DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
PENCILS: PAUL PELLETIER
INKS: RICK MAGYAR
Dr. Doom has come from the future with a message: Reed Richards must be stopped now, before his ultimate Civil War plans come to fruition. What was Mr. Fantastic really doing during Civil War? The answers are finally revealed.
Rated A …$2.99

Ghost Rider #18, $2.99
Iron Man Power Pack #2 (of 4), $2.99
Marvel Adventures Hulk #6, $2.99
Marvel Comics Presents #4, $3.99
Marvel Illustrated Man In The Iron Mask #6 (of 6), $2.99

NEW AVENGERS # 37
COVER BY: LEINIL FRANCIS YU
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: LEINIL FRANCIS YU
It’s the throwdown of the year. The New Avengers versus the Hood’s gang of super-villains, bloody, angry and shocking to the end. But still they have to ask: WHO DO YOU TRUST??
Rated A …$2.99

New Warriors #6, $2.99
Nova #9, $2.99
Punisher War Journal #14, $2.99
Spider-Man Family #6, $4.99
Spider-Man Red Sonja #5 (of 5), $2.99
Ultimate Iron Man II #1 (of 4) and Dell’Otto Variant, $2.99
Wolverine #60, $2.99
X-Factor #25 2nd Ptg Var, $2.99

X-FACTOR # 26 (and Variant)
COVERS BY: DAVID FINCH and MARC SILVESTRI
WRITER: PETER DAVID
PENCILS: SCOT EATON
INKS: JOHN DELL
MESSIAH COMPLEX Part 7
A squad of X-Men track the mutant baby and its captor. But they’re not alone in the hunt. Layla Miller and Madrox explore the future and learn the terrible fate of mutants. And Predator X claims another victim. And who is that woman with the finger claws?!
Rated T+ …$2.99

X-Men Die By The Sword #5 (of 5), $2.99

Collections

CRIMINAL VOL. 2: LAWLESS
COVER BY: SEAN PHILLIPS
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: SEAN PHILLIPS
A CHRISTMAS EVE HEIST STORY – JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
Tracy Lawless has come home for his first Christmas in the city in nearly twenty years. But the only kind of family reunion he’ll find is in a graveyard, because his last living relative, his little brother Ricky, was killed almost a year earlier. Now Tracy is back to find out who did it, and why, and to do that he’ll have to immerse himself back into the criminal world that he once ran away from. The question is, even if he finds the answers he seeks, will he survive the experience?
Winner of the EISNER AWARDS for Best Writer and Best New Series!
Mature Content…$14.99

ESSENTIAL DOCTOR STRANGE VOL. 3
COVER BY: FRANK BRUNNER
WRITERS: STEVE ENGLEHART, MARV WOLFMAN, ROY THOMAS, JAMES STARLIN, and ROGER STERN
PENCILS: FRANK BRUNNER, GENE COLAN, ALFREDO ALCALA, RUDY NEBRES, DAN ADKINS, JIM STARLIN, AL MILGROM, TOM SUTTON, and P. CRAIG RUSSELL
The groundbreaking stories that set the standard for an entire era of mystical adventure! Aided and abetted by lover Clea and man-servant Wong, the newly minted Sorcerer Supreme takes on Demons, the Dread Dormammu, Dracula, the Defenders, Death…and Doctor Strange!? Plus: Planet Earth is no more! The Master of the Mystic Arts fights alone against Eternity, as the world stands on the brink of oblivion! Also featuring the return of the Ancient One and the mind-boggling “Creator Chronicles,” and guest-starring Nighthawk! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE #1-29 and ANNUAL #1, and TOMB OF DRACULA #44-45.
Rated T+ …$16.99

IRREDEEMABLE ANT-MAN VOL. 2: SMALL-MINDED
COVER BY: FRANK CHO & JASON KEITH
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
PENCILS: PHIL HESTER and CORY WALKER
INKS: ANDE PARKS (on the Hester pages)
Eric O’Grady has found himself in need of a little employment. It costs money to be on the run from the law. Luckily Damage Control is on the lookout for someone who can safely sift through rubble for survivors. Don’t worry, though–he’ll still have plenty of time to spy on the ladies like the despicable human-being that he is. Plus: Why fight super-villains when you can watch attractive ladies take their clothes off in the privacy of their own homes? Our little Irredeemable Ant-Man has got it made! That is, until he realizes that the current subject of his perverted voyeurism is none other than Carol Danvers – otherwise known as MS. MARVEL! Collecting IRREDEEMABLE ANT-MAN #7-12.
Rated T+ …$9.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 7: THE SILVER SURFER
COVER BY: PAUL SMITH
WRITER: FRED VAN LENTE
PENCILS: CORY HAMSCHER
All adventure, all action, for all ages! Join Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch and the Thing for a wild ride of all-new, unforgettable exploits. Featuring the Watcher, alternate-reality versions of Dr. Doom and Spider-Man, and more! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #25-28.
All Ages …$6.99

MYSTIC ARCANA HC
COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITERS: LOUISE SIMONSON, ROY THOMAS, JEFF PARKER, C.B. CEBULSKI, and DAVID SEXTON
PENCILS: STEVE SCOTT, JUAN SANTACRUZ, PHIL NOTO, and ERIC NGUYEN
A MAGIC EVENT that spans across the ages, featuring the craftiest characters and most spellbinding stories in the Marvel Universe! In the vein of the wild and woolly genre revitalization Annihilation, Marvel’s looking into its crystal ball to bring you mystical mages, scandalous sorcerers and fantastic flights of high-flying fantasy in MYSTIC ARCANA. Each of the primary stories revolves around the introduction of one of a select group of mystical implements, quite literally the four pillars of the universe and the involvement of a character from Marvel’s rich, magical past – including Magik, the Black Knight, Sister Grimm and the Scarlet Witch. Plus: Witness the efforts of Dr. Strange adversary, sorcerer Ian McNee, to collect arcane implements in a series of shorter companion tales that make up the spine of MYSTIC ARCANA. Collecting MYSTIC ARCANA: MAGIK, BLACK KNIGHT, SCARLET WITCH, SISTER GRIMM; and THE OFFICIAL TAROT OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE.
Rated T+ …$24.99

NEW X-MEN: CHILDHOOD’S END VOL. 5
COVER BY: SKOTTIE YOUNG
WRITER: CRAIG KYLE and CHRIS YOST
PENCILS: SKOTTIE YOUNG and NIKO HENRICHON
The demon lord Belasco has pulled the Xavier Institute into Limbo, but he’s not after the X-Men… he’s come for the New X-Men. With their leaders cut off, most of the team captured, and a group of students thrown into the demon infested wastelands, all hope seems lost. But the kids aren’t alone in Limbo… and things are about to get much, much worse. Collecting NEW X-MEN #37-43.
Rated T+ …$17.99

NOVA VOL. 1: ANNIHILATION – CONQUEST
COVER BY: ADI GRANOV
WRITERS: DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
PENCILS: SEAN CHEN and BRIAN DENHAM
Exploding from the pages of ANNIHILATION, Nova rockets into his own ongoing series! In the wake of the chaotic Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered stability. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone – now there is only Richard Rider, the man called Nova. But can a lone human police an entire universe? He has near limitless power – now he must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed and justice for all! Strap in as the acclaimed writing team of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (ANNIHILATION: NOVA), superstar Sean Chen (SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN) and cover artist Adi Granov (IRON MAN) slam your mind into hyperdrive! Collecting NOVA #1-7.
Rated T+ …$17.99

POWER PACK VOL. 1
COVER BY: GURIHIRU
WRITER: MARC SUMERAK
PENCILS: GURIHIRU
Readers of all ages rejoice as Marvel’s youngest team of super heroes returns for more awesome action, family fun and Snark-stomping adventures! It’s the triumphant return of everyone’s favorite super-powered siblings – Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie – in brand-new stories that are sure to delight new readers and longtime fans alike! Marvel’s merry mutants team up with our super-powered siblings for more fun-filled all-ages adventures! Featuring Wolverine, Beast, Nightcrawler and Cyclops in four stories sure to delight new readers and longtime fans alike!! And hot on the heels of their adventure with the X-Men, Power Pack returns for another titanic team-up – and this time, it’s Earth’s Mightiest Heroes leading the charge! Featuring Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and more! Collecting POWER PACK #1-4, AVENGERS AND POWER PACK ASSEMBLE #1-4, and X-MEN AND POWER PACK #1-4.
All Ages …$24.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: VENOM PREMIERE HC
COVER BY: MARK BAGLEY
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: MARK BAGLEY
Spider-Man’s ultimate villain gets the Ultimate treatment! After reuniting with his childhood friend Eddie Brock, Peter Parker discovers a secret about their fathers’ pasts…a black liquid that can transform into a protoplasmic bodysuit, curing any illness and enhancing the wearer’s strength and abilities. But when Peter tries to continue his father’s work, he accidentally becomes encased in the murky liquid and becomes nearly unstoppable…but at a terrible price. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33-39.
Rated A …$19.99

Posters

ULTIMATES 3 VILLAINS BLACK AND WHITE PANORAMA
The Story: 55×20 Black and White Poster…$15.99

ULTIMATES 3 VILLAINS PANORAMA
The Story: 55×20 Color…$15.99

Marvel Noise Episode 12

The Initiative AnnualFollowing a brief announcement concerning the future of the show (in regards to content over the next few weeks), we get right to the week’s new releases from Marvel as well as the Pick of the Week, we hear from our man watching for Skrulls again with another voicemail from Carlos, and some love is given to Moon Knight Annual #1 with some gushing directed toward Duane Swierczynski, Jefte Paolo, and Shannon Blanchard. Plus, Derek Coward stops by to let us know what Marvel titles he’s picking up this week from his comic shop.

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ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #2
COVER BY: ALEKSI BRICLOT
WRITER: DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
PENCILS: TOM RANEY
INKS: SCOTT HANNA
The sci-fi event of the year continues here! The Big Bad behind the entire saga was revealed on the last page of last issue – but what does this fan-fave villain want? And what does it have to do with the surprise ally that our heroes have also recently found? Plus: Who survived the STAR-LORD series to fight on here? And what about the motley crew led by Ronan? The titanic team of Andy Lanning & Dan Abnett (NOVA) and Tom Raney (ULTIMATE X-MEN) deliver the answers fast and furious in this issue! Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE ANNUAL #1
COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG
WRITER: DAN SLOTT
PENCILS: CHRIS WESTON and PATRICK SCHERBERGER
AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY!
You have been granted clearance to Camp Hammond’s most sensitive files.
For the first time anywhere, witness the hidden origins of the GAUNTLET, ARMORY, MVP, and HARDBALL. Also, learn some of the Initiative’s most hi-tech secrets. And meet the team from America’s 2nd State, Pennsylvania, as they battle FLAG SMASHER and the forces of ULTIMATUM! How will Philly react to the Initiative’s all-new take on the LIBERTY LEGION?
Jump on here for the next chapter in Marvel’s big breakout series!
Rated T+ …$3.99

HOUSE OF M: AVENGERS #2
COVER BY: MIKE PERKINS
WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE
PENCILS and INKS: MIKE PERKINS
The secret history of the House of M universe continues as Luke Cage’s Avengers battle Shang-Chi’s Dragons…Officer Misty Knight inflitrates the Avengers to take them down from within…and Thunderbird’s FBI task force, The Brotherhood, recruits a new Sapien member: ex-Marine Frank Castle, aka The Punisher! And tragedy strikes as an Avenger heads toward death!
Rated T+ …$2.99

Howard The Duck #3 (of 4), $2.99
Kabuki #9 (Regular David Mack Cover), $2.99
Kabuki Allred Variant #9 (Variant Mike Allred Cover), $2.99
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #34, $2.99
Marvel Two-In-One #6, $4.99
Ms Marvel #22, $2.99
Omega The Unknown #3 (of 10), $2.99
Orson Scott Cards Wyrms #6 (of 6), $2.99
Silver Surfer In Thy Name #2 (of 4), $2.99

THE ORDER #5
COVER BY: BARRY KITSON
WRITER: MATT FRACTION
PENCILS: BARRY KITSON
INKS: MARK MORALES
The Marvel Universe’s newest superhero team continues to protect the Golden State from all KINDS of comic-book insanity: the team investigates gamma-irradiated monsters living in the hidden cities beneath Los Angeles that only the Hopi Indians prophesied; the super-murder investigation hits a snag as the more-human-than-human girl gang called the BLACK DAHLIAS goes around killing off the suspects; we learn a scoonch more about the mysterious M.A.N. from S.H.A.D.O.W.; and, the awesome-cherry plopped atop our sundae of fabulousness, the Order are told they can’t buy their Los Angeles dream house. Where oh where will the Order hang their hat? Here’s a hint: It’s San Franawesome. By Matt Fraction (PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL, IMMORTAL IRON FIST and Casanova) and Barry Kitson (Legion of Super-Heroes, Empire, JLA Year One).
Rated T+ …$2.99

THE TWELVE
This preview comic features the origin stories of Golden Age greats “Rockman” from USA Comics #1 (August 1941) by Charles Nicholas and Basil Wolverton and the never-before-reprinted “Laughing Mask” by Will Harr and Maurice Gutwirth from Daring Mystery Comics #2 (February 1940) and Phantom Reporter by Mike Robard and Sam Cooper from Daring Mystery Comics #3 (April 1940) along with character sketches and preview pages of the new series The Twelve by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Chris Weston.
Rated T+…$2.99

Ultimate X-Men #88, $2.99

ULTIMATES 3 #1 (Villains Gatefold and Heroes Gatefold)
COVER BY: JOE MADUREIRA & CHRISTIAN LICHTNER
WRITER: JEPH LOEB
PENCILS: JOE MADUREIRA & CHRISTIAN LICHTNER
The countdown to Ultimatum begins here and when it’s over, the Ultimate Universe will never be the same! And when we say that in the Ultimate Universe, you know we ain’t fooling around! A year later, who are the Ultimates? After going through the tumultuous events of the past two volumes, the Ultimates find themselves operating out of Tony Stark’s mansion in New York where, no longer working for S.H.I.E.L.D., they have to make it on their own. But, a terrible secret is about to tear them apart and bring about a murder at the mansion! One of Earth’s greatest heroes will die and there’ll be plenty of suspects! New Members! New Adventures! And New Secrets! All this and Ultimate Venom too! Join Eisner winner and Emmy-nominated writer Jeph Loeb (TV’s Heroes, FALLEN SON) and the superstar team of Joe Madureira & Christian Lichtner (UNCANNY X-MEN, Battle Chasers) as they take the Ultimates on their wildest ride yet!
Parental Advisory …$2.99

Uncanny X-Men #492 2nd Ptg MC (X-Men Messiah CompleX Part 2), $2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #493
COVERS BY: JIM CHEUNG and DAVID FINCH
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: BILLY TAN
INKS: DANNY MIKI
MESSIAH COMPLEX Part 6
Battered by Sinister, the X-Men retreat to the mansion to lick their wounds. But in the war for the future of mutantkind, the battle never ends. The school is overrun by a mysterious new player who enlists one of the X-Men’s oldest foes. And when Cyclops learns who has the baby, he’s forced to make a tough decision.
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WHAT IF? X-MEN – RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI’AR #1
COVER BY: OLIVIER COIPEL
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER YOST
PENCILS: LARRY STROMAN
THE RISE & FALL OF THE SHI’AR EMPIRE was an X-Men event like no other. Fresh off X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, Ed Brubaker took Marvel’s mighty mutants off Earth and on an intergalactic journey to stop VULCAN, the third Summers brother, from exacting revenge on the Shi’Ar Empire! But in that final battle in front of the M’Kraan Crystal, what if Vulcan absorbed the very energies that contained it many years ago? In other words, what if Vulcan became PHOENIX? When his unlimited rage is fueled with unlimited power…who will be able to stop him now? Writer Chris Yost (X-23, New X-Men, TV’s Fantastic Four) welcomes the return of legendary X-Factor and Alien Legion artist Larry Stroman to the X-Universe with this action-packed issue.
Rated T+ …$2.99

World War Hulk Aftersmash WWH, $3.99
X-Men Die By The Sword #4 (of 5), $2.99

Collections

FANTASTIC FOUR VISIONARIES: JOHN BYRNE VOL. 8
COVER BY: JOHN BYRNE
WRITER: JOHN BYRNE and ROGER STERN
PENCILS: JOHN BYRNE and JERRY ORDWAY
John Byrne’s FF endeavors end in era-transcending odysseys when the World’s Greatest Super-Team ventures into the Negative Zone, a remade past and a future sculpted around the FF itself! Plus, the death, life and rebirth (not necessarily in that order) of Doctor Doom! Guest-starring Nick Fury, the Avengers and the Beyonder! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #287-295.
Rated A …$24.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK VOL. 1: MISUNDERSTOOD MONSTER
COVER BY: CARLO PAGULAYAN
WRITER: PAUL BENJAMIN
PENCILS: DAVID NAKAYAMA
The Green Goliath smashes his way into his own Marvel Adventures title! See how brilliant scientist Bruce Banner was cursed to transform into the rampaging Hulk! Learn why Banner’s girlfriend Betty Ross left him, why her father, General “Thunderbolt” Ross, hunts him and why Rick Jones blames himself for creating the monster. Most of all, thrill to the Hulk smashing everything in sight! Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #1-4.
All Ages …$6.99

NEW EXCALIBUR VOL. 3: BATTLE FOR ETERNITY
COVER BY: SCOT EATON
WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT
PENCILS: SCOT EATON and JEREMY HAUN
Chris Claremont makes his triumphant return to NEW EXCALIBUR! The fight has begun. The battle that’s been building since the very beginning of the series is finally coming to a head. Captain Britain must take on his opposite for a battle that will be waged upon many worlds. Plus: One of the team members suddenly succumbs to an all-too-real tragedy. The team must pull together and care for their fallen friend while their own lives fall to pieces. Collecting NEW EXCALIBUR #16-24.
Rated A …$24.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL VOL. 2: GOIN’ OUT WEST PREMIERE
COVER BY: ARIEL OLIVETTI
WRITER: MATT FRACTION
PENCILS: ARIEL OLIVETTI
The Bushwacker has taken a hostage in the heart of Times Square. With every TV camera in the world rolling, it’s New York City’s biggest nightmare, and it’s coming down live. As G.W. Bridge watches the worst day of his life uncoil in real time, a lone beat cop is the only thing that’s keeping Bushwacker in check… and when Bushwacker demands to see Frank Castle… well, that’s when things get really interesting. By Matt Fraction (Casanova, THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST) and Young Guns Reloaded artist Ariel Olivetti (THE LAST AVENGERS STORY). Collecting PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #5-9.
Rated T+ …$19.99

SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM PREMIERE
COVER BY: ESAD RIBIC
WRITER: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
PENCILS: ESAD RIBIC
The latest offering from the Marvel Knights line. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four! For untold years Norrin Radd has surfed the galaxy, exploring the darkness between stars, witnessing the rise and fall of vast civilizations. Now his ride is about to come to an end. It starts with a small spot – a blemish that will spread until he is no more. Until then, the Silver Surfer would undertake his final voyage – to the one destination that has always eluded him. His journey starts where it began. Collecting SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM #1-4.
Rated T+ …$19.99

WHAT IF? CLASSIC VOL. 4
COVER BY: JOHN BUSCEMA
WRITER: BILL MANTLO, DON GLUT, PETER GILLIS, TONY ISABELLA, MIKE W. BARR, ROGER MCKENZIE, DON PERLIN, ROGER STERN, JOHN BYRNE, STEVEN GRANT, MARK GRUENWALD, and RALPH MACCHIO
PENCILS: GENE COLAN, FRED KIDA, HERB TRIMPE, GIL KANE, RICH BUCKLER and RON WILSON
Captain America as the President of the United States? The Hulk a microscopic warlord? Doctor Doom a hero? Gwen Stacy…alive? Only a few of the dynamic dimensional divergences in the Fourth Volume of Marvel’s original alternate earth epics! Featuring the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the Man-Thing and more! Plus revelations of some of the Marvel Universe’s most Eternal secrets! Collecting WHAT IF? #21-26.
All Ages …$24.99

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Giant Size

Giant Size Avengers Mischief, AR
Giant Size Fantastic Four Cosmic Threats, AR
Giant Size Spider Man Family, AR
Giant Size Spider-Man Back In Black, AR
Giant Size Spider-Man Classics Power & Responsibility, AR
Giant Size X-Men First Class New Beginnings, AR