Marvel Comics August 2007 Solicitations Part 1

by Jeff

The kind folks at Marvel Comics have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products shipping in August of 2007.

Part Two of this list can be found here.

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Dark Tower Gunslinger Born #7

Creative and Executive Director STEPHEN KING
Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH
Art and Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE
Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
Sketch Variant by JAE LEE
It’s the final chapter in the first arc of this top-selling title from the mind of Stephen King. Roland and his ka-tet have their long-awaited showdown with Eldred Jonas and the Big Coffin Hunters. And on the outcome of this fateful confrontation rests the future of Mid-world itself! Plus—the tragic conclusion of Roland Deschain’s love affair with Susan Delgado and much, much more!
48 PGS./Parental Advisory/Card Stock …$3.99
©2007 Stephen King. All rights reserved
Visit www.marvel.com/darktower for more info and art!

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Dark Tower Gunslingers Guidebook

Written by ANTHONY FLAMINI & ROBIN FURTH
Cover by JAE LEE & RICHARD ISANOVE
May luck rise to meet you, sai. Dark days have befallen the once powerful Affiliation. As the Good Man’s revolutionaries continue their assault on the civilizations of the Inner Baronies, young Gunslinger Roland Deschain of Gilead and his loyal ka-tet embark eastward on an undercover mission to the distant Outer Barony of Mejis on behalf of the Affiliation. The Gunslinger Guidebook serves as your essential guide for Gilead to Mejis and all points in between – featuring profiles on the Big Coffin Hunters, Sheemie Ruiz, and Rhea of the Coos.
48 PGS./CARDSTOCK COVER/Parental Advisory …$3.99
©2007 Stephen King. All rights reserved
This was previously solicited, all orders have been cancelled.

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Halo Uprising #2 (of 4)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils and Cover by ALEX MALEEV
The Eisner Award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev unveil a new chapter in the Halo mythos. Master Chief is captured and interrogated by Covenant forces. While back on Earth, a star-crossed human couple tries to stay alive as every single thing they hold dear is taken from them. Earth is falling to alien invaders, and no one knows what or where the mysterious artifact known as “the Key” is. The human race is at the brink of destruction—can the bravery of a few turn the tide?
40 PGS./17 and Up/$3.99
© 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft, Bungie, the Bungie logo, Halo, the Halo logo, the Microsoft Game Studios logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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Marvel Spotlight Halo

Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
The video game that has taken the world by storm has now found a home at Marvel! Hot on the heels of last year’s revolutionary and massively popular original graphic novel, Marvel takes Halo to even bigger heights with a limited series by superstar creative team BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and ALEX MALEEV! This special issue of Marvel Spotlight will be bringing comic readers unfamiliar with the world of Halo up close to the mythos that is providing fertile ground for so many great stories! We’ll also be chatting with Bendis and Maleev as well as some of the folks over at Bungie who are working on Halo 3, the hotly anticipated blockbuster video game, about their collective plans for the Halo miniseries and more!
32 PGS./17 and Up…$2.99
© 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft, Bungie, the Bungie logo, Halo, the Halo logo, the Microsoft Game Studios logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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Civil War Chronicles #2

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & MARK MILLAR
Penciled by RON GARNEY & STEVE MCNIVEN
Cover by RON GARNEY
Experience CIVIL WAR and it’s major tie-ins from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, FANTASTIC FOUR, FRONT LINE and more in chronological order! The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it’s time to choose: Whose side are you on?
Peter Parker makes the most important decision of his life. As the sides square off for the looming Civil War, he’ll have to live with it. Now the big question is, what will this decision cost him? This issue reprints CIVIL WAR #2 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #532 AND 533.
72 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

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Marvel Illustrated Last Of The Mohicans #4
(of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
JAMES FENIMORE COOPER)
Penciled by STEVE KURTH
Cover by DAVID MACK
Hawkeye and his intrepid companions make a daring escape by canoe from the pursuing Huron Indians as their search for the missing women, Alice and Cora, take them to the wild country of Delaware. While Alice is freed, things don’t go so smoothly for a distraught Cora. Magua must pow-wow with the tribal leader Hard Heart, with Cora’s life in the balance. And with a name like Hard Heart, you can bet that negotiations won’t be easy.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

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Marvel Illustrated Man In The Iron Mask #2
(of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
ALEXANDER DUMAS)
Penciled by HUGO PETRUS
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
An incredibly daring plan is put into play as
Musketeers Aramis and Porthos kidnap King Louis from his bed-chamber in the castle—and imprison him in the Bastille. Now Philippe, the king’s recently-incarcerated twin brother is able to assume the throne of France to rule as King Louis XIV! But when will those closest to the faux ruler see through the deception? Don’t miss it!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Marvel Illustrated Treasure Island #3
(of 6)
Written by ROY THOMAS (BASED ON THE NOVEL BY
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON)
Penciled by MARIO GULLY
Cover by GREG HILDEBRANDT
Realizing that he shares lodging on the ship Hispaniola with mutineers, young Jim Hawkins makes his escape to shore and plunges deep into the island. Elsewhere, the mutineers battle the loyal sailors to the death! When Jim rejoins his shipmates, the head of the mutineers, Long John Silver, offers a ceasefire in exchange for the map showing where the buried treasure is located. And if Jim and company don’t accept, they may be marooned—or worse.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE MARVEL

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Ultimate Fantastic Four #45

Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils and Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
“THE SILVER SURFER” Part 4 of 5
The F.F. and The Silver Surfer shrink to sub-atomic size to battle the dreaded Psycho-Man—who has taken all of Earth’s population hostage. But can the fabulous foursome rely on the Surfer to guard their backs when the secrets Norrin Radd keeps hidden in his silvery breast have only begun to come out? There’s more to the Ultimate Surfer than you could ever imagine!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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Ultimate Power #7
(of 9)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils and Cover by GREG LAND
The battle reaches its crescendo as scripter Jeph Loeb (WOLVERINE, ONSLAUGHT REBORN) joins the creative team for the final three issues! Squadron Supreme versus The Ultimates—some will live, some may die—and you’ll never guess who wins! Don’t pass it up.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #112
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils by STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STUART IMMONEN & RICHARD ISANOVE
There is a huge explosion in the side of the Triskelion—the side housing superhuman criminals. And from the acrid smoke emerges a man seething with vengeance—a man who wants Peter Parker dead! That man is Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin! And for the web-spinner, things are about to get out of control. All this and the Shocker, too! Ya can’t miss it!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ULTIMATE X-MEN #85
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
Pencils and Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
The X-Men have only been reformed for mere days, and they’re already in the middle of a national crisis. The Sentinels have been reactivated—mutants are once again hunted and killed like animals. But who’s controlling them this time—and what does it have to do with the newly-formed Mutant Liberation Front?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN

SPIDER-MAN: ONE MORE DAY SKETCHBOOK
Written by JIM MCCANN
Art by JOE QUESADA
The hottest, most controversial storyline to hit Spider-Man is coming next month. Are you ready? Get into the mind of Marvel EiC, and One More Day artist, Joe Quesada for hints as to what lies in store for Peter. Also, as an added treat, Joe takes you through his personal sketchbook to see how he reinvented his style and gives a master class on penciling for comics today. This is a book no Spider-Man fan, aspiring artist, or anyone with a pulse can afford to miss!
32 pgs./Rated T+ …$2.99

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #23
Written by PETER DAVID
Pencils by TODD NAUCK
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
It’s the end of an era as Peter David and Todd Nauck wrap up their run with a BLACK IN BLACK tie-in that finally brings J. Jonah Jameson face to face with the man he hates most…Peter Parker!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #40
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Pencils and Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
“The Book of Peter” Part 1 (of 1)
Above all else, Peter Parker is a decent man. With a good heart. Who has given his life over to the service of others. And in exchange…what has he gotten? Tragedy after tragedy after tragedy…His Uncle Ben, Gwen Stacy, the list goes on and on…And why? In his darkest hour, Peter demands answers. And the only person who can give them to him is…God?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN/RED SONJA #1 (of 5)
Written by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Penciled by MEL RUBI
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
The wise-cracking Wall-Crawler collides with the She-Devil with a Sword! Longtime Marvel readers know that these two legends have met before — but that was just the warm-up! They may be from two different eras, but Spider-Man and Red Sonja have both faced the maniacal mage known as Kulan Gath. Now the sadistic sorcerer makes a play for power that will once again bring these two famous heroes together — but will it be as friends or foes? Writer Michael Avon Oeming (OMEGA FLIGHT, Red Sonja) and Mel Rubi (Red Sonja) – plus series cover artist Michael Turner (CIVIL WAR) – answer the eternal question: What’s better in a fight, the proportional strength and speed of a spider, or cold, hard steel and a chain–mail bikini?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
RED SONJA TM & © 2007 RED SONJA LLC. DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT TM & © 2007 DFI. www.dynamiteentertainment.com

AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #11
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Pencils and Cover by RON FRENZ
Not only has Carnage captured her father and baby brother, but Spider-Girl realizes that its new host is someone she knows! Guest-starring Kaine and Darkdevil!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN FAIRY TALES #4 (of 4)
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI
Art and Cover by NICK DRAGOTTA & MIKE ALLRED
You’ve never seen a Cinderella story like this one! In search of a husband for Princess Gwendolyn, a costume ball is thrown for the suitable young men of the Kingdom, but when the mysterious Spider Prince arrives, that’s when the trouble begins. Who is this noble knight no one has ever heard of? What grudge do the soldiers in the Goblin Brigade hold against him? And just why does this dashing Spider Prince need to depart before midnight? Will he fall victim to a pumpkin bomb?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

SPIDER-MAN FAMILY #4
Written by JEFF PARKER & CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK & CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Cover by LEONARD KIRK
Peter Parker has a wonderful evening lined up for Mary Jane that starts with a horse carriage ride to a popular Broadway show. But then the stage magic becomes terrifyingly real and it’s Spider-Man who has a date– with the secret super team known as The Agents of Atlas! Also, an all-new Mini Marvel tale, and classic Spider-Man tales!
All that plus Spider-Man J!
104 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – QUASAR #2 (of 4)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by MIKE LILLY
Cover by MATT WILSON
The epic quest to solve the secret of CONQUEST continues! Racing against the clock, pursued by a merciless adversary, Quasar — the rookie Protector of the Universe — and the former Avenger known as Moondragon arrive on a barren world which just may contain the key to saving an entire galaxy. But what dark twist will turn their journey upside-down? Your
eyes won’t believe the shock ending that writer Christos Gage (WORLD WAR HULK: X-MEN) and Mike Lilly (Vampirella)
have cooked up!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – STAR–LORD #2 (of 4)
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Penciled by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by NIC KLEIN
The bullet casings fly as Star-Lord’s motley crew of cult faves goes to war! Briefed, outfitted and dropped into chaos, it’s time for Bug, Captain Universe, Deathcry, Groot, Mantis and Rocket Raccoon to become legends! That is, if Peter Quill can truly embrace his legacy as Star-Lord! Are you prepared for the carnage that Keith Giffen (ANNIHILATION) and the insanely talented Timothy Green II are about to unleash?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST – WRAITH #2 (of 4)
Written by JAVIER GRILLO-MARXUACH
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by CLINT LANGLEY
Marvel’s gothic gunslinger goes face-to-face with not one, but two stars of ANNIHILATION! Who has imprisoned Wraith, who is his fellow inmate, and who is their interrogator? The surprising answers will make sci-fi fans very happy — but may spell the quick doom of Marvel’s newest star! Plus: writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach (TV’s “Lost” and “Medium”) and artist Kyle Hotz
(ZOMBIE) reveal the chilling origin of Wraith!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NOVA #5
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by SEAN CHEN & BRIAN DENHAM
Cover by ADI GRANOV
ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST continues here with a shocking new addition to the NOVA cast! The Human Rocket is back in Kree space and – hey, who the blue blazes is that woman on the cover of this issue? Writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning join with artists Sean Chen, and Brian Denhan to turn up the heat on the book that Wizard calls “a modern throwback… (filled with) fantastically kinetic action sequences!”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL HEROES

BLACK PANTHER #30
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
“GOOD EATIN” Part 3
After taking a wrong turn on the dimensional super highway, the New Fantastic Four have just become the daily special in the Zombie Universe! Seated at table one: Zombie Galacti! At table two: Zombie Skrulls! And at table three: a Zombie Monster from the Negative Zone! Well the Black Panther, Storm, the Human Torch and the Thing better come up with a perfect escape plan…or are they destined to be zombified.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGERS CLASSIC #3
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Painted by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
HULK versus AVENGERS! For the very first time from Avengers #3! Plus, an all new Avengers tale – Iron Man unveils his awesome red and gold armor!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #29
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils by STEVE EPTING & MIKE PERKINS
Cover by STEVE EPTING
Nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series!
The Red Skull’s minions have crawled out of the shadows to make another strike at the American spirit, still reeling from the death of Captain America. But this time, they’ve got the Winter Soldier. A very mad Winter Soldier, gunning for them, with vengeance in his sights! All this, and Sharon and the Falcon fighting for their lives, too!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL #100
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MICHAEL LARK, John Romita Sr., Gene Colan,
Lee Bermejo, Alex Maleev & Marko Djurdjevic
Wraparound Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Variant 50/50 Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
Variant 50/50 Cover by LEE BERMEJO
Daredevil fights for his life, facing his own worst nightmares come true! In a star-studded, triple-sized 100th issue, a red-hot roster of guest artists joins penciler Michael Lark to bring Matt Murdock’s history as the Man Without Fear to life, while DD struggles against that which he fears most! Don’t miss the first chapter of the groundbreaking third arc by the award-winning team of Brubaker and Lark–”Without Fear” begins with a bang! Featuring guest artists John Romita Sr., Gene Colan, Lee Bermejo, Alex Maleev, Marko Djurdjevic and more!!
104 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL: BATTLIN’ JACK MURDOCK #3 (of 4)
Written by ZEB WELLS
Story by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO & ZEB WELLS
Pencils and Cover by
CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
After several years as a whiskey-soaked, washed-up boxer-turned-mob enforcer, the palooka Jack Murdock has turned his life around. He’s cleaned himself up, seen his son Matt off to law school and revitalized his career. But after a string of wins, the Fixer returns to call in a favor, and demands that Jack lose his shot-at-the-championship bout…by a knockout! Step into the ring and inside the head of Daredevil’s father, in this series by Italian sensation Carmine Di Giandomenico and Zeb Wells!
32 PGS./Card Stock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

GHOST RIDER #14
Written by DANIEL WAY
Art by JAVIER SALTARES & MARK TEXEIRA
Cover by MARK TEXEIRA
“REVELATIONS,” Part 1 (of 6)
The final confrontation between Ghost Rider and Lucifer begins here! Ghost Rider, now back in control after Johnny has (once again) proven himself to be…not so good at it, has begun his brutal final march toward Lucifer’s ultimate destruction. But should the fate of the mortal world—and possibly the immortal world—be entrusted to a vengeful spirit bonded to the soul of an ex-carnival performer? Heaven doesn’t think so.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

FANTASTIC FIVE #3 & 4 (of 5)
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Penciled by RON LIM
Cover by CLAYTON HENRY
Though his metal implants have been destroyed, a severely wounded but still fighting mad Ben Grimm must take on the cosmically-powered Dr. Doom, who reveals unexpected super-allies in his quest to destroy the Fantastic Five and conquer the entire world!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR AND POWER PACK #2 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils and Cover by GURIHIRU
Stop! Read this! Have you seen these missing children? JACK POWER, brown hair, brown eyes, can expand his density into a cloudy mass or shrink down to a fraction of his size, also answers to “MASS MASTER.” He is probably with FRANKLIN RICHARDS, blond hair, blue eyes, wearing a t-shirt with a “4” on it, also answers to “SON OF A GENIUS.” They’ve run away from home together to make careers as solo heroes, and Power Pack has to track them down before KRAVEN THE HUNTER does!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #549
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE
Penciled by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
The Frightful Four have made a tragic miscalculation in their plans for revenge, as Reed and Sue have now returned to the FF—and that makes the odds six to four…
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

THE LAST FANTASTIC FOUR STORY
Written by STAN LEE
Pencils and Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Legendary writer and Fantastic Four co-creator Stan Lee unites with artist John Romita Jr. to tell his final story of the team that started the Marvel age!
64 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

BLADE #12
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
FEAR-FRAUGHT FINAL ISSUE! And we’re going out in style, tying up 11 issues worth of plot threads! What is Blade’s father’s endgame? Will Blade keep his gun-hand? Will the Tryana prophecy be fulfilled and, if so, at what cost? What is Dracula’s dark secret? All this…and the conclusion of Blade’s origin. All brought to you by Marc Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRREDEEMABLE ANT-MAN #11
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN
Pencils and Cover by PHIL HESTER
Face-to-face with Mitch Carson, the agent he horribly scarred during his initial escape from S.H.I.E.L.D. and currently in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody–Eric O’Grady is in a bit of a pickle. How will he get out of this one? Surely it will involve Ant-Man’s distinct brand of irredeemable trickery and deceit that everyone has grown to know and love.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IMMORTAL IRON FIST #9
Written by ED BRUBAKER & MATT FRACTION
Pencils and Cover by DAVID AJA
Daniel Rand is the Immortal Weapon of the mystical city of K’un-Lun…the legendary kung fu hero Iron Fist. And after the stunning conclusion of THE LAST IRON FIST STORY, Danny has found himself forced to take part in a reality-spanning kung fu championship that matches the seven — Really! Seven! — Immortal Weapons like himself against one another. The prize is glory, but for Danny, the penalty of losing will be death–this contest is rigged, and there’s no hope of escaping alive. Who has the best kung fu? Find out the hard way in THE SEVEN CAPITAL CITIES OF HEAVEN part 2! By Ed “I Killed Captain America” Brubaker and Matt “I Know Ed Brubaker” Fraction and David “Who Shot J.R.?” Aja.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

IRON MAN #21
Written by DANIEL KNAUF & CHARLIE KNAUF
Penciled by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE
Cover by GERALD PAREL
Tony Stark’s duties with S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Initiative take him to Omaha, Nebraska, where Iron Man encounters an old hero with a grudge, and two all-new superhumans!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WORLD WAR HULK

WORLD WAR HULK #3 (of 5)
Written by Greg Pak
Penciled by John Romita Jr.
Cover by David Finch
Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
The insane Smashfest that is “World War Hulk” continues! The Hulk has never been angrier or stronger or more certain of the vengeance he seeks against Mr. Fantastic, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, and Black Bolt, the four so-called “heroes” who exiled him into space. But can he survive a merciless assault by one of his oldest and most implacable opponents? What defense can he muster when Dr. Strange unleashes the full power of the Sorcerer Supreme? And who will survive when the Hulk’s best friend on Earth clashes with the Hulk’s first ally from Sakaar?
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULK #109
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by CARLO PAGULAYAN
Cover by GARY FRANK
Boy genius Amadeus Cho pulled together a team of Renegades to side with his big green hero during “World War Hulk” — but what will happen to his faith in the Hulk’s heroism when he discovers the horrors lurking beneath Madison Square Garden? The Hulk takes center stage with a terrifying confrontation and a stunning revelation that lays bare the central question of whether the Hulk is a hero — or a monster.
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WORLD WAR HULK: GAMMA FILES
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, STEPHEN FAULKNER,
AL SJOERDSMA, RONALD BYRD, MADISON CARTER,
GABE SCHECTER, ERIC J. MOREELS, SEAN MCQUAID,
STUART VANDAL, MICHAEL HOSKIN, DAVID WILTFONG & CHRIS BIGGS
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Who are the rebellious Renegades? Why did the young upstart Mastermind Excello search for the Hulk? How many identities and powers has Rick Jones had? What were the ramifications for the Illuminati for sending Hulk into space? How much destruction did the Hulk cause during his rampage towards vengeance? Find out in the WORLD WAR HULK GAMMA FILES – featuring various characters from Hulk’s past including Jim Wilson, Wild Man, Captain Axis, coverage of every single gamma mutate there is, and more! View into the destruction caused during WORLD WAR HULK and the changes it has made on the Marvel Universe. Oh yeah, and the Toad Men, baby!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WORLD WAR HULK: FRONT LINE #3 & 4 (of 6)
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Penciled by RAMON BACHS, SHAWN MARTINBROUGH
& CHRIS MORENO
Cover by JOHN WATSON
Get your man-on-the-street view of WORLD WAR HULK! The Green Goliath has ordered the evacuation of New York City — so what story keeps reporters Ben Urich and Sally Floyd in the path of destruction? And can Costume Division detective Danny Granville solve a murder mystery involving not one, but two of Hulk’s Warbound? Plus: two more two-page humor features! The CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE team of writer Paul Jenkins and artist Ramon Bachs welcomes artist Shawn Martinbrough (Detective Comics) and Chris Moreno (Sidekick) to the eye of the storm!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WORLD WAR HULK: GAMMA CORPS #2 (of 4)
Written by Frank Tieri
Pencils and Cover by Staz Johnson
The Gamma Corps want the Hulk dead– but why? Find out this issue as we explore the individual origins of Corp members Prodigy, Mess, Mr Gabriel and Griffin! Shocking revelations will be made—including the surprising connection one of them has to a former Hulk side kick and how another is actually an ex-member of the Hulk’s Rogue’s Gallery! Plus, General Ryker fires his first salvo and officially enters WWH!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
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WORLD WAR HULK: X-MEN #3 (of 3)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by ANDREA DI VITO
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
The brutal conclusion! Hulk vs. the Juggernaut and whatever X-Men are left standing in a battle that will have lasting consequences for one of the combatants!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #5
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
GREEN ZONE Pt.2 of 2
“Secret Weapons”
The Initiative program denies all knowledge of a special Black Ops Team. There is no pardon on file for the super-villain known as the Constrictor. No record of any dealings with the Vietnamese national codenamed Bengal. Tony Stark cannot recall what became of his designs for the Iron Spider armor. And, most importantly, the Superhuman Armed Forces wishes to dispell all rumors of a 199th mutant. We repeat, there is no Mutant Zero. Mutant Zero does NOT exist. That is all.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HEROES FOR HIRE #13
Written by ZEB WELLS & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by CLAY MANN & JOHN BOSCO
Cover by SANA TAKEDA
The Heroes for Hire find themselves in the middle of World War Hulk when their mission to Hulk’s stoneship leaves them on the Warbound’s death list! It’s divide-and-conquer as each hero is hunted by a member of the Jade Giant’s band of alien soldiers.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES

MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #4
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by JAMES CORDEIRO
Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
Spymaster has seized remote control of Iron Man’s armor (with Tony Stark in it) and sent Shellhead on a rampage of destruction through New York! That sound you hear is the price of Stark International stock dropping like a rock … and Justin Hammer is going to buy up every last scrap of it! Can Rhodey figure out how to free the Armored Avenger before Hammer takes over Tony Stark’s company along with his alter-ego?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #2
Written by PAUL BENJAMIN
Penciled by JUAN SANTACRUZ
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
On the run from authorities and trying to figure out a way to cure his gamma-irradiated curse, Bruce Banner enlists the help of Jamie Madrox, the Multiple Man. But things get out of hand when a lab accident creates another Hulk…and another…and another.
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #27
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by CORY HAMSCHER
Cover by PAUL SMITH
And you thought meeting your girlfriend’s parents was uncomfortable… The Human Torch invites his new heartthrob Crystal’s family over to the Baxter Building for dinner with his family without realizing they’re Black Bolt, Medusa, Gorgon, Triton, Karnak and Lockjaw … The Inhumans! When agents of Maximus The Mad show up to capture them, you can be sure knowing which fork to use will be the least of the FF’s problems…
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #30
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by POP MHAN
Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
There’s a stiff wind rustlin’ its way through Manhattan, straight towards Spidey! Awfully hard for our resident Wall-Crawler to crawl said walls when Whirlwind’s blowin’ ‘em down!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #15
Written by JEFF PARKER
Pencils and Cover by LEONARD KIRK
Sound your horn, Heimdall! Villains march across Bifrost Bridge, to challenge the forces of Odin! But wait… who are these mortals that count themselves as friends of Thor? Avengers? Then bid them to unleash their vengeance lest we face Ragnarok!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #2
MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #2
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #2
64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL ADVENTURES TWO-IN-ONE #2
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #24
MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #28
64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99

MARVEL HEROES

MOON KNIGHT #12
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by MICO SUAYAN
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
“MIDNIGHT SUN” CONCLUSION
It all comes down to this. A grudge match. Two former friends slugging it out under the night sky — Moon Knight and his former sidekick, Midnight. The last time something like this happened, Marc Spector carved off his pound of flesh, howled at the moon, and slipped into the abyss. Can this fight end any different?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MS. MARVEL #18
Written by BRIAN REED
Penciled by AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by GREG HORN
A new story arc begins as Ms. Marvel drafts two recruits from the Initiative…Machine Man and Sleepwalker?! When Araña is kidnapped, it’s time for Carol Danvers to use her newly expanded strike force to squash an evil that’s hit too close to home! The ongoing team of writer Brian Reed and artist Aaron Lopresti kicks off the three-part “Puppets” with a last-page reveal that’ll have fans of female heroes buzzing!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

MYSTIC ARCANA: SCARLET WITCH
Written by JEFF PARKER & DAVID SEXTON
Penciled by JUAN ROMAN CANO SANTACRUZ & ERIC NGUYEN
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
In the mountains of Eastern Europe a coven of gypsy witches meet to discuss an emerging young witch who prophecies say will surpass all other sorceresses. The trinity extend an offer to young Wanda Maximoff to join them, but the darker power of the elder demon Chthon will also have a say in the future of The Scarlet Witch! PLUS: As Ian McNee races to save the soul of a fellow magician, he travels to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean in search of a shard of the Serpent Crown. But will he be able to slip out of the grip of the two dueling sea monsters that guard it?
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NEW AVENGERS #33
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils and Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Still reeling from the new reveals about their lives and shocking betrayal of one of their own, the New Avengers press forward, trying to find a way to trust each other. All that and The Hood starts his takeover as Kingpin of the super-villains. So dust off your old Marvel Handbooks, because you will not believe who he is gathering to join him and who he kills to make his mark!
Plus guest-star Deathlok!!!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW AVENGERS/TRANSFORMERS #2 (of 4)
Written by STUART MOORE
Penciled by TYLER KIRKHAM
Cover by JASON PEARSON
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the robots with “more than meets the eye” collide! Symkaria and Latveria sit on an international powder keg, and Dr. Doom just lit the fuse! What do the Decepticons have to do with the escalating danger — and can a group of warriors including Captain America, Optimus Prime, Wolverine, Prowl,
Spider-Man and Ratchet avert Armageddon? Writer Stuart Moore (WOLVERINE) and artist Tyler Kirkham (X-MEN: PHOENIX–WARSONG) assemble and roll out two fan-favorite forces!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
HASBRO and its logo, TRANSFORMERS, and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission.
Copyright 2007 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

NEW WARRIORS #3
Written by KEVIN GREVIOUX
Pencils by PACO MEDINA
Cover by NIC KLEIN
Sofia and Wondra face off as the New Warriors respond to Tony Stark’s offer of amnesty. But will they accept or reject it? Meanwhile, Detectives Sykes and Givens uncover a shocking mystery about the death of the original New Warriors, and a former member may hold the key. Plus, Wolverine shows up…and he ain’t happy!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SUB-MARINER #3 (of 6)
Written by MATT CHERNISS & PETER JOHNSON
Penciled by PHIL BRIONES
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
The clock is ticking as Atlantis’ rogue sleeper cell prepares to strike again…they’ve killed 900 civilians on U.S. shores already, and S.H.I.E.L.D. places the blame squarely on Namor! Can the undersea monarch find the killers in his kingdom before another terrorist attack claims more innocent lives, or will he be forced to defend Atlantis from a war waged by Tony Stark — a.k.a. Iron Man, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Will Namor find a helping hand or another enemy in Wolverine?? And just who’s behind the wave of violence pitting the Sub-Mariner against the toughest challenge of his life?? Matt Cherniss and Peter Johnson (POWERLESS) and rising superstar Phil Briones (WHITE TIGER) set it off, featuring a jaw-dropping cover by Leinil Francis Yu!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

OMEGA FLIGHT #5 (of 5)
Written by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Pencils and Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
The final climactic issue! And someone’s NOT coming home…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THE LONERS #5 (of 6)
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI
Penciled by KARL MOLINE
Cover by JASON PEARSON
The RUNAWAYS spin-off puts the spotlight on a former New Warrior! Once a proud team of high-flying teenage heroes, the New Warriors has become the most hated name in all America. For Turbo, the downfall and disgrace of her old team has been a hard pill to swallow. But as she tries to put her past behind her, can she face her future without hiding behind a mask? Plus, what old Marvel character makes their exciting return to continuity this issue? Writer C.B. Cebulski (X-MEN FAIRY TALES) and artist Karl Moline (Route 666) keep you guessing and the critics raving!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #10
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils and Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
The Punisher’s one-man crusade to stop the white-power border war kicked off by the Hate-Monger comes to a head in this, the bloody conclusion to BLOOD AND SAND. Everybody’s trying to kill everybody else. Frank Castle’s been beaten within an inch of his life. Hate Monger’s terrible machines broadcast wave after wave of unbridled rage into the desert, making it even harder for Clarke and Bridge to trust one another. By the end of the night, it’ll be all our heroes can do to aim straight… and not at each other.
This Cannot End Well.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SERIES TITLE TO BE ANNOUNCED
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils and Cover by BARRY KITSON
A team of long-dormant Soviet super-weapons is awake, angry and heading straight at the heart of Los Angeles ready to finish World War III! The front line of defense is a team that’s been together since just before nine this morning! The queen of PR starts her spin! A dead body hides more than just a murder mystery! AND AND AND — a super-sex tape! What on earth could justify the use of that many exclamation points? Surely, it could only be the second sensational issue of the yet to be named new ongoing series written by Matt Fraction (IMMORTAL IRON FIST and PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL) and with art by the amazing Barry Kitson
(Legion of Super-Heroes, JLA: Year One).
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RUNAWAYS #28
Written by JOSS WHEDON
Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN
Cover by JO CHEN
“DEAD END KIDS”
Super-star JOSS WHEDON (ASTONISHING X-MEN, Buffy) and rising star MICHAEL RYAN (NEW EXCALIBUR, NEW X-MEN) continue their landmark run. Pun intended. Love is in the air as the Runaways try and run back from 1907. Part 4 (of 6).
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SHANNA THE SHE-DEVIL: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #1 (of 4)
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Pencils and Cover by KHARI EVANS
Shanna the She-Devil returns in an all-new limited series jam-packed with jungle action, Hong Kong gangsters, dinosaurs, diamonds and cavemen! Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti reunite with super-hot artist Khari Evans (DAUGHTERS OF THE DRAGON) to bring you the story of modern-day pirates shipwrecked on the Marvel Universe’s deadliest island, where only Shanna can protect them from hordes of man-eating monsters!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

SILVER SURFER: REQUIEM #4 (of 4)
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and Cover by ESAD RIBIC
“AGNUS DEI”
The latest offering from the Marvel Knights line concludes!
For untold years, Norrin Radd surfed the galaxy, exploring the darkness between stars, witnessing the rise and fall of vast civilizations. Now his ride comes to an end. Zenn-La, the planet of his birth, the planet he saved through his own sacrifice — the Silver Surfer crossed the galaxy to draw his last breath here. He’s home. What waits for him?
32 PGS./Card Stock Cover/Rated T+ …$3.99

SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP/M.O.D.O.K.’S 11 #2 (of 5)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
M.O.D.O.K. reveals the target of his heist to his handpicked team of Marvel’s Most Wanted: the most powerful weapon in the universe, one that threatens the existence of all life on Earth. Meanwhile, Mentallo has figured out that one of M.O.D.O.K. ‘s team is actually a hero in disguise. (You’ll never guess who it is!) Will Mentallo sell the rest of his teammates out to the authorities for some quick cash? Do you even have to ask? Let the backstabbing begin!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

THOR #2
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Pencils and 50/50 Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
50/50 Cover by GABRIELLE DELL’OTTO
A freak thunderstorm hit the wide open spaces of Oklahoma…the same day a young doctor named Donald Blake drove into town! Now the friendly residents of this cozy burg are just as puzzled by the walking stick-carrying young man as they are by the storm clouds gathering on the horizon. Little do they know an honest-to-goodness god of Asgard walks among them, searching for his own home in the heart of theirs…and he’s got big plans for their dusty little town! But what connection does Asgard–and Norse mythology have to the wide-open plains of Oklahoma?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Thunderbolts #116

Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
The Thunderbolts’ wild ride continues with part one of CAGED ANGELS as Thunderbolts Mountain is being used as temporary incarceration for captured superhuman combatants. With so many super-powered people in one place, how can things possibly go wrong?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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