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Marvel and Icon Comics on Sale in April 2013 [Solicitations]

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in April 2013 from the publisher’s mainline Marvel, Ultimate Comics, MAX Comics and Icon imprints. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-order your selections to ensure you’ll get a copy before they sell out.AGE OF ULTRON #4 (of 10)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • BRYAN HITCH (A/C)
Variant Cover by FENGHUA ZHONG
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
• The impossible has happened!
• The Earth has been taken by Ultron…what few super hero survivors there are try desperately to stay alive.
• And it is Luke Cage who discovers the secret behind Ultron’s victory over all of mankind.
• A secret that will have fans of Marvel comics arguing for years to come!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF ULTRON #5
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRYAN HITCH (A/C)
Variant cover by ADI GRANOV
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
• The super hero survivors of the Ultron devastation follow a trail to the Savage Land in the hopes of finding a way to survive or turn the tide of the Ultron apocalypse.
• But with half the Marvel heroes dead, what chance do any of the survivors have?
• The choice that will forever change the course of Marvel history…!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF ULTRON #6
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRANDON PETERSON & CARLOS PACHECO (A/C)Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Ultron Variant by Rock-he Kim
Variant by CARLOS PACHECO
• The heroes take the fight to Ultron…with a near-broken Captain America taking the lead!
• Meanwhile, Wolverine takes it upon himself to make one of the most controversial decisions in the history of Marvel comics…
…and you’ll never believe who goes along with him!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #14AU
AL EWING (W) • BUTCH GUICE (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Stephane Roux
AGE OF ULTRON TIE-IN
• Black Widow heads back to her old stomping ground of San Francisco for coffee, old friends…
…and the end of the world as we know it.
• The Age of Ultron is here — and nobody’s getting out in one piece…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTRON #1AU
TBD (W) • AMILCAR PINNA (A)
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
• Ultron took over the world.
• Ultron killed the heroes.
• Ultron…is your father.
• When you’re Victor Mancha, android teen Runaway, “daddy issues” doesn’t quite cover it.
32 PGS./One Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #27AU
MATT KINDT (W) • PACO MEDINA (A)
COVER BY MIKE DEODATO
• An AGE OF ULTRON tie-in (make sure you read #6 first!)
• Wolverine and the Invisible Woman find themselves in the Avengers’ past!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #7
RICK REMENDER (W) • Daniel Acuña (A)
Cover by John cassaday
• Enter The Apocalypse Twins! The beginning of the end begins with their arrival!
• Why do they seek to anger The Celestials? What is their connection to Kang? How is Thor responsible for their mighty power?!
• A death at the hands of an Avenger divides the team!
• Will Sunfire torture an S-Man to save mutant lives?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THANOS RISING #1 (OF 5)
JASON AARON (W) • SIMONE BIANCHI (A/C)
Variant Cover by Marko DJURDJEVIC
Blank Variant Also Available
Young Variant Also Available
• What comes after “Marvel NOW!”? Whatever it is, it starts HERE.
• The vile face left movie audiences in shock after last summer’s Marvel Studios’ “The Avengers” movie, but who is this eerily disturbing villain?
• Thanos rises as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of death and destruction come from and…more importantly what does he want?
• The answers come from the incredible creative team of Jason Aaron (Wolverine, X-Men Origins) and Simone Bianchi (Wolverine, Astonishing X-Men) as they take you on journey that will not only change the course of one boy’s life…
…but will soon change the very nature of the Marvel Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN #1
BRIAN WOOD (W) • OLIVIER COIPEL (A/C)
Variant Cover by TERRY DODSON
Variant Cover by MILO MANARA
Young Variant Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
X-MEN 50th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT BY NICK BRADSHAW
WALKING DEAD-POOL VARIANT ALSO AVAILIBLE
Because you demanded it! The X-Women finally get their own book, from critically acclaimed superstars Brian Wood (X-MEN, ULTIMATE X-MEN, DMZ, The Massive) and Olivier Coipel (AVX, HOUSE OF M, THOR)! An old enemy shows up at the X-Men’s door, seeking asylum from an ancient evil come back to earth. Meanwhile, Jubilee has come home, and she’s brought with her an orphaned baby who might hold the key to the earth’s survival…or its destruction. Against a backdrop of what seems like an alien invasion and an eons-spanning war between brother and sister, Storm steps up and puts together a team to protect the child and stop a new threat that could destroy all life on earth!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #9
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • DUSTIN WEAVER (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Joe Quinones
“NEW UNIVERSE”
• Watch as the most dangerous weapon in the Universe is unleashed.
• Two Universal SYSTEMS collide.
• What good is a White Event if only leads to the destruction of the planet it was meant to transform?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS #10
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
50th Anniversary Variant by Daniel ACUÑA
“VALIDATOR”
• We learn that the Canadian super team Omega Flight got lost in a Garden Origin Site.
• Discover what happens when the Avengers go in to rescue them.
• Learn why ADAPTATION is the scariest word in the Marvel Universe.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Secret Avengers #3
NICK SPENCER (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
Cover by TOMM COKER
Variant Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
“Arlington”
• The High Council of A.I.M. launch their first attack – with Quake & Nick Fury caught in the crosshairs!
• Learn the deadly secret of the new Iron Patriot!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #5
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • STEVE EPTING (A)
Cover by JOCK
VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUINONES
“BLACK SWAN”
• Learn the history of the enigmatic Black Swan.
• What answers can she provide the Illuminati?
• And watch as the New Avengers do the unthinkable!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS ARENA #7 & 8
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • #7 ALESSANDRO VITTI (A)
#7 Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
#7 MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY John Tyler Christopher
#8 KEV WALKER (A)
#8 Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Issue #7 = All about Arcade! How did the former punch line become the sadistic scene stealer? Find out in this standalone shocker!
Issue #8 = A new story arc begins! What are X-23′s secrets…and what is Darkhawk’s big reveal?
• It’s 2 chances in 1 month to discover why iFanboy calls AVENGERS ARENA “a ton of fun” and IGN promises that “You will be convinced this series has taken the kid gloves off!”.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

NOVA #3
JEPH LOEB (W) • ED MCGUINNESS (A/C)
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY
• It’s time for Sam Alexander’s Training Day. And with the Guardians of Galaxy’ s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon in charge, Nova soon learns that old lesson “Practice Makes Painful!”
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STEVE MCNIVEN (A/C) VARIANT COVER BY Paolo Rivera
Variant cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant cover by JOE MADIUERA
Movie Variant Also Available
• While London deals with the brutal Badoon invasion, the fate of the Guardians of the Galaxy may have been decided millions of miles away.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #3
CULLEN BUNN (W) • WILLIAM SLINEY (A)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
• WARRIOR WOMAN joins the Defenders! Who is she? And why is she back from the dead?
• Plus! A city of silent superheroes.
• And: Defenders vs. Doom Maidens!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #6
RICK REMENDER (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Pasqual Ferry
THE ODD WAR OF DIMENSION Z continues!
• Steve Rogers is dead–long live Captain Zola!
• A traitor strikes.
• Arnim Zola gets everything he wants.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #6 & 7
MATT FRACTION (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
# 6 – MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Karl Kerschl
Issue #6 -
• The F4 travel back to the literal dawn of time to witness the big bang.
• To their surprise, they are not alone…!
Issue #7 -
• You’ve seen how everything begins — now see how everything ends! Marvel’s first family travels to THE BIG CRUNCH!
• What if the end of everything wasn’t really the end of everything? What happens beyond the end of infinite time and space?
• Speaking of ends, how’s everybody feeling out there in time and space, Dr. Richards? Hmmmmm?
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$2.99 (EACH)

FF #6
MATT FRACTION (W) • MICHAEL ALLRED (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• Darla vs Yancy Street! ‘ NUFF SAID!
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #6
MARK WAID (W) • WALT SIMONSON (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Dale Keown, Mark Morales, Edgar Delgado
Walt Simonson draws the Hulk AND Thor!
• Banner takes his lab team to Jotunheim!
• Hulk vs. Frost Giants!
• Guest-starring Thor!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #651
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W)
MATTEO SCALERA (A)
Cover by JEFF DEKAL
• Mayhem in the mess hall! Horror in the hash house!
• Volstagg’s daughter, Hildegund, only wanted a midnight snack! But something else is rampaging in the lower kitchens of Asgardia and she’s going to have to wake the whole house to fight it.
• Sif! Thor! The Warrior’s Three! Heimdall’s dog! All join forces to chain this beast once and for all. Unfortunately, everything they need to do it? Never EXISTED!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED SHE-HULK #64
JEFF PARKER (W)
CARLO PAGULAYAN & WELLINTON ALVES (A)
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
ROUTE 616 CONTINUES!
• Red She-Hulk goes deep underground to find the secrets of the ancient order of the Shield!
• There’s a new ruler of the world below!
• He may never let her leave…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #7
JASON AARON (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Gabriele Dell’Otto
GODBOMB Part One of Five
• Somewhere at the end of the time, all the gods of the universe are enslaved, working to build a machine that will forever change the face of creation.
• What is…the Godbomb? And what can Thor, the last free god in all the cosmos, do to stop it?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THUNDERBOLTS #8
DANIEL WAY (W) • PHIL NOTO (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO-TEDESCO
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Larry Stroman, Danny Miki, Morry Hollowell
• A new terrorist mastermind rises…with close ties to a Thunderbolt!
• His cell has weaponized decommissioned Crimson Dynamos!
• Meanwhile, the Thunderbolts are tearing themselves apart!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

IRON MAN #8
KIERON GILLEN (W) • GREG LAND (A/C)
THE MINDBLOWING CONCLUSION TO THE GODKILLER
• Tony Stark, The Godkiller is found guilty!
• What horrible punishment will the Shi’ard impose?
• The surprising consequences of Iron Man’s role in AVX!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG AVENGERS #4
KIERON GILLEN (W) • JAMIE MCKELVIE (A/C)
Variant cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
• Kate Bishop finally turns up!
• A lovely day trip to Central Park for a group of cheery youngsters.
• LIES! It’s not lovely as they’re being pursued by bad guys and it’s not a day trip as (er) it’s at night.
• A shameless retcon into Marvel Boy’s history!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7 & 8
DAN SLOTT (W) • HUMBERTO RAMOS (A/C)
ISSUE #7 – “Troubled Mind” Part 1
• An Avenger no more?
• With the public at large realizing this is no longer a “Friendly Neighborhood” Spider-Man, and in light of his actions in recent events, will the Avengers kick Spidey off the team? Plus the return of Cardiac!
• And a new development for a Spider-Man who hasn’t been seen for some time. And by time, we mean centuries.
• The lead up to the Spider-Event of the Summer STARTS HERE!
ISSUE #8 – “Troubled Mind” Part 2
• Peter Parker takes a stand!
• With a villain acting like a hero and a hero acting like a villain, one man has decided that enough is enough!
• More with Cardiac! More surprises! And a moment that will break a lot of hearts!
• To save the life of one of Spider-Man’s enemies, Peter Parker fights to regain control of his body, his mind, and his destiny!
• Is this the beginning of the end for Otto Octavius?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #4
JOE KEATINGE (W) • RICHARD ELSON (A)
Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
• After killing the Godfather of Brownsville, Morbius incites a gang war.
• Will Morbius be able to protect his new friends? Or will he give into the monster?
• Find out why Morbius is the breakout hit of Marvel Now!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

A + X #7
CHRISTOPHER YOST & MIKE COSTA (W)
STEFANO CASSELLI & TURCOTTE+BERNALES (A)
Cover by STEFAno CASSELLI
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Paul Renaud
• Artist Stefano Casseli (AVENGERS ASSEMBLE) and Mike Costa (G.I.: JOE: Cobra) show you the ever-loving blue-eyed Thing and the ever-lusting red-eyed Gambit playing the most dangerous game!
• Thor and Iceman teamup in one of the most visually amazing tales you’ve ever seen, courtesy of Christopher Yost (AVENGING SPIDER-MAN) and superstar artists-to be R’John Bernales and Chris Turcotte!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

X-MEN LEGACY #9
SIMON SPURRIER (W) • TAN ENG HUAT (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Gerald Parel
• Legion and Blindfold go on a date…on the moon!
• But when Legion reveals his ulterior motive for visiting the moon, will Blindfold leave him without a goodnight kiss??
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ALL-NEW X-MEN #10
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STUART IMMONEN (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Greg Horn
• The Uncanny X-Men come to the Jean Grey School to recruit.
• Who will join Cyclops and his revolutionary crew? The answer will shock you!
• Mystique and Sabretooth continue to hatch their master plan and it doesn’t bode well for the All-New X-Men.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #4 & 5
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
Issue #4 – CHRIS BACHALO (A/C)
Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Issue #5 – FRAZER IRVING (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY TBD
ISSUE #4 -
• How is Magik the only one of the Phoenix Five to come out of the experience unscathed?
• And there is something strange going on with one of the other members of the UNCANNY X-MEN.
ISSUE #5 -
• FRAZER IRVING (Batman and Robin) joins the creative team of UNCANNY X-MEN!
• Learn what it’s like to be a student at Cyclops’ new school.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

UNCANNY X-FORCE #4
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • RON GARNEY (A)
Cover by KRIS ANKA
Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
• The first arc comes to a crazy climactic end!
• What have Fantomex and Cluster been up to while Bishop has been killing the rest of X-Force?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

CABLE AND X-FORCE #7
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Dale Eaglesham and Val Staples
• Cyclops comes face-to-face with his son Cable.
• Colossus isn’t faring well in prison.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DEADPOOL #7-8
GERRY DUGGAN & BRIAN POSEHN (W)
ISSUE 7: SCOTT KOBLISH (A)
ISSUE 8: MIKE HAWTHORNE (A)
#7 – Cover by Kevin Maguire (ISSUE 7)
#8 – COVER BY ART ADAMS
#7 – MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Billy Tan, Danny Miki, Morry Hollowell
• First…flashback to Deadpool’s adventures in yesteryear with Iron Man!
• Then…Deadpool is hired by a demon to reclaim damned souls!
• Plus…Wade gets in touch with his feminine side!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE #2
PAUL CORNELL (W) • ALAN DAVIS (A/C)
Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO
• HUNTING SEASON, PART 2!
• Wolverine has to track down a boy on a rampage before he does the unthinkable!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SAVAGE WOLVERINE #4
FRANK CHO (W/A/C)
Variant Cover by TBD
• Enter: MAN-THING!
• The Savage Land holds many secrets, among them what could be the key to resurrection…but at what cost?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SCARLET SPIDER #16
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W)
KHOI PHAM (A)
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Mike McKone and Morry Hollowell
• In the wake of Superior Spider-Man, the world has learned to fear the Spiders
• When terrorists attack one of Houston’s most famous landmarks, Kaine’s ready to put that fear to use!
• Yost & Pham continue year two of the world’s most dangerous super hero!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ALPHA: BIG TIME #3 (OF 5)
JOSHUA FIALKOV (W)
NUNO PLATI (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
ALPHA POUTS WHILE THE WORLD BURNS!
• A killer is on the loose that Alpha created! But the high school hero has a bigger threat – dating!
•The defining moment of the greatest superhero to ever exist ever is here, thanks to Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #19
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A)
COVER BY PAOLO RIVERA
• Spider-Man is Doctor Octopus!!! There! Now, that we’ve got that off our chests…
• The mysterious being known as SLEEPWALKER stalks Spider-Man in the waking world, while something far more horrible has invaded his dreams!
• And what nightmares will the Superior Spider-Man’s dreams unleash on the world?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

VENOM #33
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A)
Cover by SHANE DAVIS
• It’s Venom vs. Toxin in the schoolyard!
• But have these two symbiote-psychos created something far more evil in Philadelphia?!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #34
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A&C)
• The Symbiote Slayers are here. You read that correctly.
• Toxin. Venom. Bunn. Shalvey. War.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN MARVEL #12
Kelly Sue Deconnick & Chris Sebela (W)
FILIPE ANDRADE (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY
Greg Land and Morry Hollowell
• The issue that will kick off a Major Captain Marvel and Avengers event!
• Still grounded from flying, Captain Marvel takes on a different and dangerous kind of bird-DEATHBIRD!
• Handicapped, but determined Carol risks her powers and her life!
• PLUS: The unstoppable evil that’s been pulling Deathbird’s strings!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HAWKEYE #10
MATT FRACTION (W)
Francesco Francavilla (a/c)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Paolo Rivera
• The most acclaimed new book of the year continues!
• Who pulled the trigger?
• Where have you seen him before? Have you seen him before? Maybe. But not like this.
• It’s murder, mayhem, and greasepaint make-up for the money, kids — and that means playtime is over, Monsieur Hulot. Caw caw.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WINTER SOLDIER #17
JASON LATOUR (W)
NIC KLEIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Variant cover by CHRIS BRUNNER
• Writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) begin the third explosive chapter of THE WINTER SOLDIER’S newest deadly mission.
• S.H.I.E.L.D. is crippled, the world is on it’s knees and the only thing that stands in the way of THE ELECTRIC GHOST’S devastating master plan is Bucky Barnes!
• But how can Bucky act when the cost of winning this battle may just be the loss of his own future?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK AVENGERS #189
Jeff Parker (W)
Neil Edwards (A/C)
Cover by Joe Quinones
• They were Earth’s Deadliest Villains. They’re about to become Avengers.
• The penultimate chapter of dark heroics is here!
• Parker & Edwards continue this year’s sleeper hit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER – EVIL GROUND #1 (of 2)
ROBIN FURTH and PETER DAVID (W)
RICHARD ISANOVE (A/C)
While traveling through the Desatoya Mountains towards Eluria, Roland comes across a haunted camp. While there, he relives one of his past adventures, in which he and his ka-tet fought Farson’s forces, only to be trapped by supernatural enemies. A fascinating prequel to THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA, and also a return to Roland’s much-loved early adventures, EVIL GROUND is a must-read for all Dark Tower fans.
40 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #25
BRIAN WOOD (W) • MAHMUD ASRAR (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“NATURAL RESOURCES” CONTINUES!
• Utopia thrives, but at what cost?
• Mach Two’s jungle insurgency
• Eyes In The Sky – who’s watching the mutants?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS WOLVERINE #3 (OF 4)
CULLEN BUNN (W) • DAVID MESSINA (A)
Cover by AXEL TORVENIUS
• A story from Wolverine’s past is revealed! Who is the mother of his son?
• The terrifying potential of Project: Mothervine is unleashed!
• Jimmy Hudson is caught in a brutal life-and-death battle he can’t hope to win… against the brother he never knew he had!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #22
“VENOM WARS” CONCLuSION!
• Venom versus Spidey! The Final Showdown!
• How does Gwen Stacy figure into it and how will it change her and Miles’ life forever?
• Guest-Starring Mary Jane Watson!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #24
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • JOE BENNETT (A)
Cover by MIKE DEODATO
The pulse-pounding finale of “RECONSTRUCTION”!
• Ultimates vs. West Coast Ultimates!
• Can America survive a super-powered battle royale?
• A momentous decision to change the Ultimates — and the country — forever!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL: END OF DAYS #7 (of 8)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & DAVID MACK (W)
KLAUS JANSON & BILL Sienkiewicz (A)
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
• The mystery of Daredevil’s final days leads Ben Urich through a gauntlet of the Man Without Fear’s enemies!
• The trail brings Ben to The Church of The Hand… and a confrontation with Daredevil?!
• The penultimate chapter of Daredevil’s final tale is here – and some of his greatest creators are here to tell it!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #25
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
Wraparound Variant by Adam Kubert
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• The hidden foe behind DD’s troubles plays his trump card!
• Foggy’s life is on the line!
• Plus: Who is Nelson & Murdock’s mysterious benefactor–and what does he want?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DEXTER #3 (OF 5)
JEFF LINDSAY (W) • DALIBOR TALAJIC (A)
COVER BY DALIBOR TALAJIC & IVE SVORCINA
• Miami’s leading forensic blood spatter expert, Dexter, is a cut above the rest. And in his spare time, he’s cutting up bad guys!
• Dexter’s Dark Passenger is burning for revenge after Dexter and his sister, Deborah, are nearly torched by a Molotov cocktail.
• Just when the trail heats up to catch Miami’s Skid Row Slasher, one suspect turns up stone cold dead.
• Dexter catches a break by doing some stealthy “breaking and entering” but he may be the one who ends being caught.
32 PGS./Rated Parental Advisory …$3.99 Copyright © by Jeff Lindsay. All rights reserved.

CASTLE: A CALM BEFORE STORM #5 (of 5)
PETER DAVID (W) • ROBERT ATKINS (A)
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
• Fans of the ABC show “Castle”, will love this ‘adaptation’ of Richard Castle’s Calm Before Storm!
• As the city of Moscow is on the verge of a meltdown, Derrick Storm is in the final battle against The Fear.
• Can Storm prevent the start of World War III and finally avenge his mother?
32 PGS./13 & Up …$3.99

Disney Junior Magazine #13
• This issue of Disney Junior Magazine includes stories, games, puzzles, counting and coloring activities.
44 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

Marvel Super Heroes #8
•Marvel Super Heroes Magazine invites families to bring home the “Mighty Marvel Universe”!
36 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
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Fairies Magazine #13
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Cars Magazine #13
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Marvel Universe ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #13
Adapted by Chris Eliopolous
Cover by TY Templeton
• It’s all-out action and excitement as the webbed wonder does battle with the Frightful Four – and takes his first step to becoming the ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN!
• Meanwhile, what dark secrets lurk within the Osborn family?!
• The hit DisneyXD show leaps off your TV and into your hands!
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Marvel Universe AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #13
Adapted by Chris Eliopolous
Cover by KHOI PHAM
THE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE TO FACE DOWN DOOM!
• On a case with special guest stars the Fantastic Four, Avengers mansion becomes a target for the diabolical Doctor Doom and his minions!
• The hit DisneyXD TV Show bursts off the screen and into your hands as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes take their most drastic stand!
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GAMBIT #10
JAMES ASMUS (W)
CLAY MANN (A/C)
• Desperate to learn the lady thief’s secret, Gambit joins Joelle on a heist that may be even too much for him to handle…
• Featuring zombified HYDRA agents! The villainous Tombstone! And a member of the Uncanny Avengers who ain’t too pleased with Gambit’s shenanigans…
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GAMBIT #11
JAMES ASMUS (W)
CLAY MANN (A/C)
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DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED #4 (OF 4)
CULLEN BUNN (W) • MATTEO LOLLI (A)
Cover by MICHAEL DEL MUNDO
• Can Deadpool rid the universe of the scourge of classical literature?
• The Three Musketeer are all for DONE! Sherlock Holmes gets to the bottom of HIS OWN GRAVE!
• Sorry, college students–ALL OF LITERATURE ENDS HERE!
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X-FACTOR #254
PETER DAVID (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
• “HELL ON EARTH WAR” rages on as X-Factor struggles to stop the Hell Lords from tearing the Earth apart in their battle for dominance! And as the war spills into New York City, X-Factor receives help from longtime allies…
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WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #28
JASON AARON (W) • RAMON PEREZ (A/C)
MANY ARMORS OF IRON MAN VARIANT BY Alex Maleev
• Dog Logan, Wolverine’s half-brother from the classic ORIGIN, has defeated Wolverine and taken charge of the Jean Grey School Students.
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Age of Apocalypse #14
DAVID LAPHAM (W) • ROBERTO DE LA TORRE (A)
COVER BY GUISEPPE CAMUNCOLI
VARIANT COVER BY GREG LAND
PART 3 of X-TERMINATION! – FINAL ISSUE!
• The multi-verse is being consumed!
• No one is safe as our heroes split up to fight a war in two universes.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-TREME X-MEN #13
GREG PAK (W) • ANDRE ARUJO (A)
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
VARIANT COVER BY KALMAN ANDRASOFSKY
Part 4 OF X-TERMINATION – FINAL ISSUE!
• With the rift into the AOA widening, the only chance might be to step into the void-but at what cost?
• Kid Nightcrawler makes the ultimate sacrifice
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #61
MARJORIE LIU (W) • MATTEO BUFFAGNI (A)
Cover by GIUSSEPE CAMUNCOLI
Variant Cover by PHIL NOTO
Part 5 OF X-TERMINATION!
• The Extermination are poised to devour both the AOA and our Earth!
• A final goodbye between Wolverine and AOA Jean Grey!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-TERMINATION #2 (of 2)
DAVID LAPHAM (W) • DAVID LOPEZ (A)
Cover by MIKE DEODATO
X-TERMINATION EVENT PART 6 – THE CONCLUSION!
• To stop the Extermination, Jean takes the Apocalypse power into herself – but can she control it?
• The final reckoning for AOA Nightcrawler…and the entire AOA itself!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WOLVERINE MAX #6
JASON STARR (W)
Cover by JOCK
• After solving the mystery of Creed and the plane crash, Logan heads to LA
• But after living in the past for so long, can Logan face his future?
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FURY MAX #11
GARTH ENNIS (W)
GORAN PARLOV (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
• Nick Fury is in Nicaragua investigating a CIA operation involving Barracuda.
• Barracuda doesn’t much like being investigated.
• What Fury finds puts him and Barracuda on a collision course.
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