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Marvel Noise Episode 307

Steve dishes out the skinny on the recent Punisher and Infamous Iron Man series before he and Kevin welcome Andrew back for a roundtable discussion on Bendis’ legacy, Jessica Jones, Black Panther, Cable, Captain America, Not Brand Ecch & FOOM 2017, Captain Marvel, Daredevil, Darkhawk, Doctor Strange, Falcon, Iron Man, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Moon Knight from the Orient, Old Man Logan, Silver Sable, The Punisher, Power Pack, Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man, Runaways, Secret Warriors, Spider-Gwen, and Venom! Enjoy! #MN307 @marvelnoise

Marvel Noise Episode 304

October 10th, 2017 Comments off

After an unintended extra skip week, it’s an All-New, Giant-Size Marvel Noise! Steve gives his BaltimoreComicCon 2017 debriefing, then is joined by Andrew & Kevin to discuss the Marvel Legacy one-shot & Thunderbolts 148-150 before firing off a Recent Reads Roundtable that includes Venom 154-155, Edge of Venomverse 1-5, Venomverse 1-5, Iron Fist 73, Avengers 11 & 672, The Royals 1-9, Spirits of Vengeance 1, Punisher: Platoon 1, Star Wars: Journey to the Last Jedi – Captain Phasma 1-3, plus Runaways, Defenders, Comics for Old People, and Moon Knight Super Fan Envy….Enjoy! #BCC2017 #MN3o4 @marvelnoise

Sneak Peeks: Marvel Titles Shipping 5.28.2009 (Part 2)

May 25th, 2009 Comments off

Courtesy of Marvel here are preview pages for Amazing Spider-Man # 565, Guardians of the Galaxy #14, Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #48, Nova #25, Runaways #10 and The Amazing Spider-Man: The Short Halloween #1,  all scheduled to ship next week (5/28/09).

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #565
COVER BY:
PHIL JIMENEZ
WRITER: JOE KELLY
PENCILS: PHIL JIMENEZ
INKS: ANDY LANNING
THE STORY:
DARK REIGN TIE-IN!
The lead-up to Amazing Spider-Man #600 begins here.
Spider-Man editor Stephen Wacker here with a quick message. Look, this solicit is being written before you dear readers even know how CHARACTER ASSASSINATION ends and the major changes that spill out of it, so I can’t tell ya much, but believe me, if you haven’t been keeping up with Spidey…it’s time.
Following immediately on the heels of “24/7”, Spider-Man’s world has become more messed-up and stressful than ever and the fact that his biggest enemy, is in charge of the world…and the Avengers…is only the icing on a really dangerous cake.
Now faced with hard choices about family and friendship, Spider-Man knows exactly what he has to do to save the world…it’s time to take down Norman Osborn.
Rated A …$2.99

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #14
COVER BY: Salvador Larroca
WRITER: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
PENCILS: Brad Walker
INKS: Victor Olazaba
COLORED BY: Wil Quintana
LETTERED BY: VC JOE CARAMAGNA|VC – Joe Caramagna

THE STORY:
A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! The savage battle between the Shi’Ar Imperium—ruled by Emperor Vulcan—and the Kree Empire—controlled by Black Bolt—explodes across the universe! The Guardians of the Galaxy know they’ve got to stop the war before it shakes the cosmos apart at the seams, but will any of these heavy hitters listen to a rag-tag bunch of self-appointed galactic protectors who spend half their time quarreling amongst themselves? Find out in the book IGN.com calls “…one of the best titles around”!
Rated T+ …$2.99

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MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #48
COVER BY: ROGER CRUZ
WRITER: PAUL TOBIN
PENCILS: DAVID HAHN
INKS: DAVID HAHN
COLORED BY: GUILLEM MARI
LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:
MOVING DAY: All good things must eventually end. Sure, our universe had some great times, but all shows must close, and the Fantastic Four are summoned to the Ends of Time to help one of the show’s brightest stars pack up for the long sleep until the next universe is born. That’s right: Galactus has survived one Big Bang, and is making plans to pull off the same trick! But what does a guy like Galactus pack for this journey, and why does he need the help of the Fantastic Four? Plus, artist Colleen Coover brings you Sue Storm’s essay, “The Importance of Being Invisible!”
All Ages …$2.99

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NOVA #25
COVER BY: DANIEL ACUNA
WRITER: DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
PENCILS: ANDREA DI VITO
INKS: ANDREA DI VITO
COLORED BY: IMPACTO – BRUNO HANG
LETTERED BY: VC – CORY PETIT

THE STORY:
The Nova Corps rushes to the front line of the terrible conflagration between the Shi’Ar Imperium and the Kree Empire—and gets decimated! To save them, Richard Rider must wrest control of the Nova Force from no less than the Worldmind itself! Be prepared for shocks and surprises in this stunning showdown issue of the series that has Aint It Cool News
raving “a gem of a comic…just buy this book”!
Rated T+ …$2.99

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RUNAWAYS #10
COVER BY: DAVID LAFUENTE
WRITER: JAMES ASMUS & CHRISTOPHER YOST
PENCILS: SARA PICHELLI & EMMA RIOS
COLORED BY: CHRISTINA STRAIN
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:
When Runaway Molly Hayes responds to the X-Men’s
psychic invitation welcoming all mutants to a new home in San
Francisco, she declares it “Moll-ifest Destiny” and heads to the Headlands to investigate! But when she finds herself back-to-back with Wolverine, cornered by a villain with a vendetta, she might find being an X-Man isn’t just secret clubhouses and cool-looking costumes…
Rated T+ …$3.99

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: THE SHORT HALLOWEEN #1
COVER BY: KEVIN MAGUIRE
WRITER: BILL HADER & SETH MEYERS
PENCILS: KEVIN MAGUIRE
INKS: KEVIN MAGUIRE
COLORED BY: DEAN WHITE
THE STORY:
Two stars of Saturday Night Live make their Marvel debut with an all-new story set right on the bustling, hot dog juice covered streets of New York City. Halloween is coming early this year as Spidey is knocked out during the Greenwich
Village costume parade and an intoxicated reveler in a Spidey costume takes his place. Really, we don’t want to say more than that. Trust us, with comic book legend Kevin Maguire (JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL) along for the ride, this’ll be more exciting than putting a president on a comic book cover!
One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

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Sneak Peeks: Titles Shipping 12.24.08 (Part II)

December 23rd, 2008 Comments off

NEW WARRIORS #19
newwarv2019_covCOVER BY: NIC KLEIN
WRITER: KEVIN GREVIOUX
PENCILS: REILLY BROWN
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA
Donyell Taylor has a decision to make. Hoping to save the life of his brother, Donyell attempted to travel back in time…but accidentally found himself in the future instead. A future where everything he’s fought against has come to pass: Iron Man has taken the Superhuman Registration Act to new heights, imposing his rule over a good chunk of the free world and making outlaws of the super heroes. But when Donyell finds his brother alive and well in the most unlikely place, might he give up everything he’s fought for—including his New Warriors—and give in to this future to get what he really wants?
Rated T+ …$2.99

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NOVA #20
novaCOVER BY: STEVE UY
WRITERS: DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
PENCILS: WELLINTON ALVES
INKS: SCOTT HANNA
COLORED BY: GURU-EFX
LETTERED BY: VC – CORY PETIT
Guest-starring the original New Warriors…and the Nova Corps?! Whether Rich Rider likes it or not, the Nova Corps has been re-founded, and planet Earth doesn’t seem ready for its futuristic policing methods! Now the Human Rocket is on a collision course with some of his oldest friends and ex-teammates… the original New Warriors! Plus: a sucker punch ending that will make you gasp “I don’t believe they did that!” It’s all in the next issue of the book that has Aint It Cool News raving “This is now Marvel’s benchmark comic.”
Rated T+ …$2.99

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RUNAWAYS #5
runawayv3005_covCOVER BY: HUMBERTO RAMOS
WRITER: TERRY MOORE
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS
INKS: DAVE MEIKIS
COLORED BY: CHRISTINA STRAIN
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA
The chase is on! The Majesdanians have returned and want blood. Can the Runaways run fast enough to escape? Will Karolina and Xavin ever look at each other the same way again? Can Chase get out of his new job early enough to help them?
Rated T+ …$2.99

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SHE-HULK #36
shehulk036_covCOVER BY: MIKE DEODATO JR.
WRITER: PETER DAVID
PENCILS: PASQUALE QUALANO
LETTERED BY: DAVE SHARPE
From the pages of HULK, it’s Invisible Woman, Thundra, and Valkyre – The Lady Liberators! She-Hulk’s fellow heroines hold She-Hulk back from delivering ultimate justice? And is our gamma-powered glamazon becoming more savage than sensational?
Rated T+ …$2.99

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SKAAR: SON OF HULK #6
sonhulk006_covCOVER BY: RON GARNEY
WRITER: GREG PAK
PENCILS: RON GARNEY and BUTCH GUICE
COLORED BY: PAUL MOUNTS
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA
Skaar’s first great adventure reaches a titanic end with earth-shattering consequences as Axeman Bone returns to battle the Son of Hulk at the gates of Okini! Plus — the origin of Old Sam! The true face of Princess Omaka, Hero Protector of Sakaar! And a certain key acquaintance of the Hulk himself makes a shocking appearance! And as if that ain’t already more savage, sword-swinging excitement than mere mortals such as we can handle, here’s one more shocker for you — Skaar says more than “GRRRAAAA!”
Parental Advisory …$2.99

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ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #129
ultsm129_covCOVER BY: STUART IMMONEN
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: STUART IMMONEN
INKS: WADE VON GRAWBADGER
COLORED BY: JUSTIN PONSOR
LETTERED BY: VC – CORY PETIT
Ultimatum is upon us!! Big changes are afoot and with them comes the much anticipated return of ULTIMATE SPIDER-WOMAN! But is she friend or foe?? Guest- starring the Human Torch and Kitty Pryde!
Rated A …$2.99

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Sneak Peeks: Titles Shipping 11.26.08 (Part III)

November 24th, 2008 Comments off

Courtesy of Marvel, we have some preview pages for titles shipping Wednesday, November 26th.

DAREDEVIL #113
COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: MICHAEL LARK &
STEFANO GAUDIANO
COLORED BY: MATT HOLLINGSWORTH
LETTERED BY: CHRIS ELIOPOULOS
EDITOR: WARREN SIMONS

Matt comes face to face with one of the deadliest and most alarming new characters he’s ever encountered–Lady Bullseye! Plus…who is the mysterious old man at the center of the in-fighting within the Hand…and how is he linked to Matt Murdock’s past? It’s Part 3 of “Lady Bullseye,” by the award-winning creative team of Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark!!
Rated T+ …$2.99


GHOST RIDER: DANNY KETCH #2
COVER BY: CLINT LANGLEY
WRITER: SIMON SPURRIER
PENCILS: JAVIER SALTARES
INKS: TOM PALMER
COLORED BY: DAN BROWN
LETTERED BY: VC’S JOE CARAMAGNA
EDITOR: DANIEL KETCHUM

For sixty seconds Danny Ketch felt alive, for the first time in years. The Ghost Rider reborn: dark and vicious and magnificent.And then it’s gone. And now there’s a shotgun in Danny’s face, a hole in his soul where there should be fire and smoke and vengeance, and nobody around to tell him what the hell is going on. This is not a good way to start the day, and it’s only going to get worse. The hero who fell from grace continues his agonized scrabble back into the light, via exploding Cornish pixies, vermin in the shadows, and an enormous fiery elephant.
Parental Advisory …$3.99


NEW WARRIORS #18
COVER BY: NIC KLEIN
WRITER: KEVIN GREVIOUX
PENCILS: CASEY JONES
INKER: JUAN VLASCO
COLORS: VAL STAPLES
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA
EDITOR: DANIEL KETCHUM

The future isn’t so bright.
Not when Iron Man has taken the Superhuman Registration Act to new heights and imposed his rule over a good chunk of the free world. Super heroes have been outlawed and any hope of resistance has been crushed. And while the New Warriors try to escape this world gone wrong, Night Thrasher takes it upon himself to be the one who just might set things right…
Rated T+ …$2.99

RUNAWAYS #4
COVER BY: HUMBERTO RAMOS
WRITER: TERRY MOORE
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS
INKS: DAVE MEIKIS
COLORED BY: CHRISTINA STRAIN
LETTERS: VC’S CORY PETIT
EDITOR: NICK LOWE

The Runaways are breaking up! Something is splitting the team in two and it’s not just the attack by the aliens who are hunting Karolina. Can the kids get back together in time to save their teammate? Chances aren’t looking good!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

TRUE BELIEVERS #5
COVER BY: PAUL GULACY
WRITER: CARY BATES
PENCILS: PAUL GULACY
INKS: PAUL GULACY
COLORED BY: RAINIER BEREDO
LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR
EDITORS: LAZER & ROSEMANN

Guest-starring Iron Man! To obtain the final clue she needs to solve her father’s murder, Payback has made an enemy of Tony Stark. Big mistake. Now that she’s finally on the verge of learning the killer’s identity, can she put the pieces of the puzzle together before the Armored Avenger makes good on his vow to take down all the True Believers?
Parental Advisory …$2.99

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Marvel Noise Episode 10

November 21st, 2007 Comments off

God Loves, Man KillsAfter a rundown of the week’s new Marvel releases, we move right into the Pick of the Week, followed by SkrullWatch, where New Avengers #36 is discussed in some detail. Captain Marvel #1, Runaways Volume 2 OHC, and Uncanny X-Men #492 are all touched on.

Also, the last half of the Messiah CompleX discussion with Sean Whelan (of Raging Bullets) where tangents include Mike Baron, Batman and the Outsiders, Archer & Armstrong, Punisher, Captain America, and why it’s a great time to be a comic book fan.

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COMICS

Avengers Classic #6, $2.99
CAPTAIN AMERICA # 32
COVER BY: STEVE EPTING
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
ART: STEVE EPTING
THE EPIC DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA STORY CONTINUES!
The Falcon and Black Widow hunt together! Can they save the Winter Soldier from becoming a tool of the Red Skull again? And if they do, will he just go kill Tony Stark? And what of Agent 13, Sharon Carter, who shot the final bullets into her true love, Steve Rogers, and has seen her life fall apart since then? Those answers, much action, and more! From the Eisner Award-Winning Best Writer Ed Brubaker and Fan-Favorite Artist Steve Epting, who brought you the biggest selling comic of the year!
Rated T+ …$2.99
Captain America Chosen #4 (Of 6), $3.99 (two covers)
Daily Bugle December, AR
Franklin Richards Fall Football Fiasco, $2.99
Halo Uprising #2 (Of 4), $3.99
Heroes For Hire #15, $2.99
Incredible Hulk #111 and Zombie Variant
IRON MAN: DIRECTOR OF S.H.I.E.L.D. ANNUAL # 1
COVER BY: JIM CHEUNG
WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE
PENCILS: HARVEY TOLIBAO
INKS: JOHN DELL
S.H.I.E.L.D. has a problem, and her name is Madame Hydra. The leader of the world’s deadliest terror organization is also the lawful ruler of Wolverine’s old stomping ground: the island nation of Madripoor. Unable to depose her openly, S.H.I.E.L.D. sends in its best man to secretly take her down. His name? Stark…Tony Stark. But with his Extremis powers blocked and his Iron Man armor hovering in orbit for emergencies only, can the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. survive against enemies like Bloodscream and Roughhouse, who’ve nearly killed Wolverine himself? Wizard’s 2007 Writer to Watch, Christos Gage (Iron Man), and in his stunning Marvel debut, artist Harvey Tolibao (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic), bring you a roller coaster ride of action and espionage that will change Madripoor forever!
Rated A …$3.99
Loners #6 (of 6), $2.99
Marvel Adventures Avengers #18, $2.99
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #30, $2.99
Marvel Adventures Two-In-One #5, $4.99
Marvel Illustrated Last Of The Mohicans #6 (Of 6), $2.99
Marvel Illustrated Treasure Island #6 (Of 6), $2.99
NEW X-MEN # 44 (and VARIANT)
COVERS BY: DAVID FINCH and J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER YOST and CRAIG KYLE
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS
INKS: CARLOS ALBERTO CRUZ CUEVAS
The New X-Men have been ordered to remain at the mansion while the more experienced teams search for the abducted mutant baby. But the last generation of mutants isn’t content on the sidelines, launching a sneak attack on the Purifiers instead. But have they confronted an enemy that’s out of their league?
Rated T+ …$2.99
Penance Relentless #3 (Of 5), $2.99
Powers #27, $3.95
SHE-HULK # 23
COVER BY: MIKE DEODATO
WRITER: PETER DAVID
PENCILS: SHAWN MOLL
INKS: VICTOR OLAZABA
“Jaded: Part Two.” A nice, simple mission for She-Hulk has gone horribly wrong as, deafened and reeling, she finds herself facing the combined might of the Absorbing Man and Titania.
Rated T+ …$2.99
Thunderbolts Breaking Point, $2.99
Ultimate Marvel Sampler, AR
ULTIMATE VISION # 5
COVER BY: BRANDON PETERSON
WRITER: MIKE CAREY
PENCILS and INKS: BRANDON PETERSON
The Gah Lak Tus module is sinking its alien cables down into the Earth’s core as it draws the planet’s elemental energies deep into itself. And the only chance Ultimate Vision has to defeat the module is—to talk it to death! And when the Vision speaks—run for cover! A fitting finale to one of the finer limited series of the year.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
What If Annihilation, $2.99
WOLVERINE: ORIGINS # 19
WRITER: DANIEL WAY
PENCILS: STEVE DILLON
“Our War,” Part 4 (of 5) Logan, Captain America, Bucky and Nick Fury continue their assault on Baron Von Strucker’s stronghold…but whose side is Logan really on? One of the most requested stories in Marvel history rolls on, giving readers not only the details of the first meeting between Captain America and Wolverine, but also an insight into the first time Wolverine realizes that he, like Captain America, has the power Parental Advisory …$2.99
X-Men Emperor Vulcan #3 (Of 5), $2.99

COLLECTIONS

ANNIHILATION BOOK 3
COVER BY: GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
WRITERS: KEITH GIFFEN, CHRISTOS N. GAGE, and STUART MOORE
PENCILS: ANDREA DI VITO, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, MIKE MCKONE, and SCOTT KOLINS
The conclusion to the Annihilation saga! Nova! Drax! Super-Skrull! Ronan! Quasar! Thanos! Annihilus! Silver Surfer! Galactus! The massive Annihilation event brings back Marvel’s sci-fi superstars in explosive, widescreen style! And now you can follow the galaxy-rocking saga in its entirety! The war against the Annihilation Wave has begun in earnest – with heroes such as Nova, Drax, Gamora and Ronan leading the charge! But with the power of Galactus behind him, is Annihilus unstoppable? The universe’s one hope may be Thanos the mad Titan – but his old enemy, Drax, has different ideas! As the saga races toward its devastating end, sacrifices are made, ancient evil strikes, and new heroes rise! Collecting ANNIHILATION #1-6, ANNIHILATION: HERALDS OF GALACTUS #1-2 and ANNIHILATION: NOVA CORPS FILES.
Rated T+ …$24.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1 PREMIERE
COVER BY: STEVE EPTING
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: STEVE EPTING and MIKE PERKINS
The death of Captain America! Leaping from the final pages of CIVIL WAR, this is the biggest Cap story that Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting have yet to tell – guaranteed to stun readers and send shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe for the next year! As repercussions ripple outward, the Winter Soldier finally chooses a side, after the Civil War has ended – his own. But what are the Red Skull and his minions up to behind the scenes? Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #25-30.
Rated T+ …$19.99

NEW AVENGERS VOL. 1 (and VARIANT)
COVER BY: DAVID FINCH
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: DAVID FINCH, STEVE MCNIVEN, and DAN JURGENS
In the aftermath of “Avengers Disassembled” come the New Avengers! With the Avengers disbanded following an attack by one of the team’s oldest members, a shadowy villain has taken advantage of their absence to initiate his ominous plans. Employing Electro to disrupt the electrical systems of the maximum-security prison known as the Raft, hundreds of super-powered villains are freed to wreak havoc on New York. Without the Avengers to answer the call, a group of heroes must form a makeshift alliance to subdue the rampaging villains and save the city. In the heat of battle, this new team fills the void left by the Avengers’ demise — the New Avengers. After shocking the Marvel fans with the series-shattering “Avengers Disassembled” storyline, writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Finch begin an all-new chapter in Marvel Comics history with New Avengers. Featuring a cast of fan-favorite characters including Wolverine, Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Spider-Woman teamed with the hard-edged heroes Luke Cage and the Sentry, New Avengers presents a 21st-century revitalization of the classic Avengers concept. Plus: The mystery of the Sentry revealed! The Avengers try to help the most powerful super hero in the world figure out who he is and where he came from! But will this knowledge destroy the man they’re trying to help? Collecting NEW AVENGERS #1-10, NEW AVENGERS MOST WANTED FILES and NEW AVENGERS GUEST STARRING THE FANTASTIC FOUR, a never-before reprinted salute to the real-life heroes of the U.S. military.
Rated A …$29.99

SPIDER-GIRL PRESENTS WILD THING: CRASH COURSE
COVER BY: RON LIM
WRITER: LARRY HAMA
PENCILS: RON LIM
Daddy’s little girl, just like dear old Mom: The daughter of Wolverine and Elektra! A few years in the future, Wild Thing has to fight like there’s no tomorrow against demons, droids and desperados! Guest-starring Wolverine, Elektra and Jubilee of the X-People! Collecting WILD THING #0-5.
128 PGS./All Ages …$7.99

ULTIMATES 2
COVER BY: BRYAN HITCH
WRITER: MARK MILLAR
PENCILS: BRYAN HITCH
This deluxe hardcover collects Ultimates 2 Vol. 1: Gods & Monsters and Ultimates 2 Vol. 2: Grand-Theft America, plus extras. In “Gods & Monsters,” it’s been one year since they stopped an alien invasion, and now things get hard! New members, new costumes and 12 months of gossip to catch up on! Who’s getting married? Who’s divorced? Who’s gone nuts since we last saw them? See Ultimate Hulk and the secret origin of Ultimate Thor, and get a look at the entire Ultimate Universe as drawn by Bryan Hitch! It’s guest-stars galore — featuring the X-Men, Daredevil, Captain Britain and even the Defenders! And in “Grand-Theft America,” Tony and Natasha are on the eve of their wedding — but when Nick Fury makes his move against the mysterious traitor that’s been plaguing the team, the Ultimates will never be the same! Also, Captain America and Wasp hit a serious snag in their relationship. Is this the end for the Ultimate Universe’s hottest couple? Is this the beginning of the end for the Ultimates? Collecting ULTIMATES 2 #1-13 and the ULTIMATES 2 #1 VARIANT SKETCH EDITION.
432 PGS./Parental Advisory …$34.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS – TOMORROW’S BRIGHTEST
COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC
WRITER: JEFF PARKER
PENCILS: ROGER CRUZ
For millions of years, mankind’s place on Earth was unchallenged – until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human! While students at the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Angel, Beast and Iceman taught the world what it meant to be X-Men. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of a mutant dynasty! Written by Jeff Parker (AGENTS OF ATLAS) and illustrated by Roger Cruz (ARAÑA). Collecting X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #1-8.
Rated A …$19.99

X-MEN: GOD LOVES, MAN KILLS PREMIERE (and DIRECT MARKET VARIANT)
COVERS BY: BRENT ANDERSON
WRITER: CHRIS CLAREMONT
PENCILS: BRENT ANDERSON
The Uncanny X-Men. Magneto, master of magnetism. The bitterest of enemies for years. But now they must join forces against a new adversary who threatens them all and the entire world besides…in the name of God. One of Chris Claremont’s most powerful and influential stories, the partial basis for X2 is reprinted here for the first time in years.
Rated T+ …$19.99