Updated shipping information for Marvel comics and products being released beyond the week of 04/04/2012, provided by Diamond Distribution and our friends at Things From Another World. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License, and is © 2012 by Charles LePage.
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Product Changes, New Printings & Variant Editions
- HIT-GIRL #1 was solicited in Marvel Previews #104 for June shipping product, but was not listed in the order form. Be sure to order the following by an FOC of 6/4: HIT-GIRL #1 (FEB128208, $2.99) HIT-GIRL #1 FERNANDEZ VARIANT (FEB128209, $2.99) HIT-GIRL #1 ROMITA JR. SKETCH VARIANT (FEB128212, $2.99) HIT-GIRL #1 TBA VARIANT (FEB128210, $2.99) HIT-GIRL #1 BLANK COVER VARIANT (FEB128211, $2.99)
- Marvel Comics previously announced it would be releasing new 36-page Marvel Super Heroes Magazines featuring all-ages material of its greatest heroes. Now Marvel has released the following solicitation details for the first two issues as well as the first cover. Marvel Super Heroes #1 (FEB128084, $4.99, FOC 3/26/12, On-Sale 5/2/12): The first issue of the mighty Marvel Super Heroes magazine features Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers! Readers will find out all about Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Iron Man and Thor, as well as some of their most sinister foes. All this plus a cool comic featuring Thor versus Loki, powerful puzzles, cool clip-and-collect character bios, posters and more. Marvel Super Heroes #2 (FEB128085, $4.99, FOC 5/21/12, On-Sale 6/27/12): The second issue of Marvel Super Heroes spotlights different heroes from the Marvel Universe, especially the amazing Spider-Man. Featuring an astonishing comic, plus action-packed activities, posters and a cool board game that readers can play with their friends (or foes!).
- AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH #1 will be written by the solicited Brian Clevenger and Rob Williams, not by Dan Slott who was also solicited.
- AVENGERS BLACK WIDOW STRIKES #1 & #2 (OF 3) will feature art by Neil Edwards, Steve Kurth, Ron Lim and Agustin Padilla, not the solicited Wellinton Alves and Renato Arlem.
- AVENGERS BLACK WIDOW STRIKES #1 (OF 3) will feature a photo cover.
- AVENGERS ACADEMY PREMIERE HC SECOND SEMESTER will collect issues #21-28 at 176 pages for $24.99. It was originally solicited as containing issues #21-26, 144 pages, and $19.99.
- AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #3 and AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #4 will have their covers switched from what was solicited. The correctly labeled covers appear on the Diamond site.
- AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6 (OF 12) will be 48 pages, not the solicited 32 pages. The solicited price of $3.99 remains unchanged.
- CAPTAIN AMERICA #11 & CAPTAIN AMERICA #12 will have cover art by Patrick Zircher. No cover artist was solicited.
- CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER PREMIERE HC VOL 02 will be 112 pages, not the solicited 120 pages.
- CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY OLD WOUNDS PREMIERE HC will be 128 pages, not the solicited 112 pages.
- DAREDEVIL #14 will have art by Chris Samnee, not the solicited Khoi Pham.
- DEADPOOL #55 will have art by Shawn Crystal, not the solicited Ale Garza.
- The previously solicited cover for FANTASTIC FOUR #606 will now be the cover for FANTASTIC FOUR #607 The correctly labeled cover appears on the Diamond site. The new cover for FANTASTIC FOUR #606 will be shown in the coming weeks.
- The previously solicited cover for FANTASTIC FOUR #607 will now be the cover for FF #21 (Not yet solicited). The correctly labeled cover appears on the Diamond site.
- FANTASTIC FOUR #607 will have pencils by Giuseppe Camuncoli, not the solicited Ron Garney. Also, a new solicit is listed below: “INERT” • The Fantastic Four travel to Wakanda • The Return of Black Panther to the pages of the F4. • What happens when the world completely runs out of Vibranium?
- The previously solicited cover for FF #18 will now be the cover for FF #19. The correctly labeled cover appears on the Diamond site. The new cover for FF #18 will be shown in the coming weeks.
- The previously solicited cover for FF #19 will now be the cover for FF #20. The correctly labeled cover appears on the Diamond site.
- FF #19 has a new solicit which is listed below: “SAFARI” • The kids take their second Field Trip — To Africa! • Meet the Science Club of Wakanda. • The Future Foundation gets a brand new member.
- HULK #51 & #52 will have cover art by Carlo Pagulayan. No cover artist was solicited.
- INCREDIBLE HULK #8 ASM 50TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT will have cover art by Ed McGuinness.
- JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #637 & JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #638 will be written by the solicited Kieron Gillen, not Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning who were also solicited.
- MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #2 will have art by Nuno Plati as well as Ramon Bachs who was not previously solicited.
- MIGHTY THOR #13 will have a new cover by Walt Simonson which is attached. The cover previously announced via a product update as the cover for issue #13 will now be the cover of MIGHTY THOR #14.
- MARVEL MASTERWORKS IRON FIST HC VOL 02 will now be priced $69.99, not $59.99 as solicited.
- NEW AVENGERS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC QUESADA COVER (DM ONLY) was solicited in Marvel Previews #104 for June shipping product, but was not listed in the order form. Be sure to order the following by an FOC of 5/7. Marvel Previews #104 had it solicited at $99.99 on page 69, but it is actually $125.00, matching the regular cover.
- NEW AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS PREMIERE HC VOL 03 will be 184 pages, not the solicited 192 pages.
- NEW MUTANTS #42 & NEW MUTANTS #43 will be written by the solicited Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, not Kieron Gillen who was also solicited.
- SPIDER-MEN #1 (OF 5) will have a new FOC of 5/7, not the solicited FOC of 5/21.
- WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #11 will have art and a cover by Nick Bradshaw, not the solicited Chris Bachalo.
- X-FACTOR #235 & #236 will have covers by David Yardin. Leonard Kirk was incorrectly listed as a cover artist when he is the interior artist.
The Marvel Comics Extended Forecast: