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Marvel And Icon Comics On Sale In February 2013 [Solicitations]

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in February, 2013 from the publisher’s mainline Marvel, Ultimate 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.POWERS: BUREAU #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
A new chapter of the Eisner Award-winning POWERS that sends Deena Pilgrim into the big leagues! Pilgrim is now a federal agent and dealing with the biggest powers cases in the entire country. But will this new life close the closet full of skeletons she carries with her? (Absolutely not!) And what does this mean for her old partner, Walker? This is a bold game-changer for the iconic crime superhero comic that started it all and an amazing jumping-on point for new readers!
40 PGS./Mature … $3.95
© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

POWERS: THE BUREAU #2
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Another explosive chapter in this Eisner Award-winning series! Both Walker and Pilgrim are now FBI agents, and they’re faced with a case so outrageous and so dangerous it will take more than just their expertise to solve. This all-new, all-different series focusing on federal powers crimes is a perfect jumping-on point for new readers. Plus: a new, never-award-winning POWERS letter column!
40 PGS./Mature … $3.95
© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #0.1
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STEVE MCNIVEN (A/C)
Variant Cover by Ed McGuinness
Sketch Variant by Steve McNiven
Move over Avengers…the Guardians got this.
Star-Lord. Gamora. Drax. Rocket Raccoon. Groot. …and the Invincible Iron Man?!
The Marvel Universe just got bigger as the legendary cosmic epic returns in the hands of superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers, All-New X-Men) and Steve McNiven (Civil War; Old Man Logan).
In this special prelude issue meet the man behind the Guardians: Star-Lord… and discover how this child of Earth became the leader of the rag-taggiest of teams in all the Galaxy. All setting the stage for next month’s historic Guardians of the Galaxy #1. This is the start of something big, Marvel fans.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

IRON MAN #6
KIERON GILLEN (W) • GREG LAND (A/C)
Design Variant Cover By Steve McNiven
GODKILLER PART 1
• Tony Stark. In Space. In a bar. With ladies. What could go wrong?
• Is Tony guilty of a crime he’s not even aware of?
• A shocking start to an all-new, all-different direction for IRON MAN.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NOVA #1
JEPH LOEB (W)
ED MCGUINNESS (A/C)
Variant Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
Variant Cover by J. Scott Campbell
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Sketch Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Blank Cover Variant Also Available
The Human Rocket returns!
You’ve followed him through the history making (and changing!) AvX and now the mystery of the all-new Nova are revealed in this breathtaking new ongoing by the best-selling, award winning team of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness (RED HULK, Avengers X-Sanction).
Sam Alexander is a kid bound by the gravity of a small town and a father whose ridiculous, drunken fairy tales about a “Nova Corps” were just another heavy burden in a life full of them. But luckily for Sam Alexander…soon gravity won’t even matter. And those troubles? It’s like they’re a billion miles away.
32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #1
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
CHRIS BACHALO (A/C)
Variant Cover by GABRIELLE DELL’OTTO
Variant by JOE QUESADA
Sketch Variant by JOE QUESADA
Blank Cover Variant Also Available
The true flagship book of the X-Men returns. In the wake of the Phoenix, the world has changed and is torn on exactly what Cyclops and his team of X-Men are – visionary revolutionaries or dangerous terrorists? Whatever the truth, Cyclops, Emma Frost, Magneto, and Magik are out in the world gathering up new mutants and redefining the name UNCANNY X-MEN.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #2
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • CHRIS BACHALO (A/C)
Variant Cover by Frazer Irving
• There is a mole on Cyclops’ team, but who is it?
• When you hunt the UNCANNY X-MEN you use Sentinels, but when you find out WHO’S DOING THE HUNTING your jaw will drop!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #1
CULLEN BUNN (W) • Will Sliney (A)
Cover by Mark Brooks
Variant Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Variant Cover by MILO MANARA
Sketch Variant by MILO MANARA
Blank Cover Also Available
NEW TEAM! NEW VILLAINS! NEW CREATORS! Valkyrie and Misty Knight are the Fearless Defenders and not since Power Man and Iron Fist has an unlikely duo kicked this much-well, you know. Writer Cullen Bunn (Venom, Sixth Gun, The Fearless) and new-to-Marvel artist Will Sliney (MacGyver, Star Wars) bring you the book everyone is going to be talking about on Thursday morning.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #5
RICK REMENDER (W) • OLIVIER Coipel (A)
Cover by John Cassaday
Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
• Wonder Man, Wasp and Sunfire join the team just in time for Grim Reaper’s revenge!
• Tension between the team builds as Havok’s leadership is questioned!
• The death of a major character at the hands of an Avenger in broad daylight!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #3
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • STEVE EPTING (A)
Cover by JOCK
Variant Cover by DALE KEOWN
“INFINITY”
• The Illuminati experience their first incursion since reforming.
• Can the loose brotherhood of end times trust each other enough to use the Infinity Gems in unison?
• And a new member joins the Illuminati!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Secret Avengers #1
NICK SPENCER (W)
LUKE ROSS (A)
TOMM COKER (C)
Variant Cover by LEINIL YU
Variant by JOE QUESADA
Sketch Variant by JOE QUESADA
Blank Cover Variant Also Available
“The Most Dangerous Secrets We Have… Are The Ones We Keep From Ourselves.” The new Nick Fury leads a covert Avengers strike team including but not limited to Hawkeye, Black Widow, The Hulk, The Winter Soldier, Maria Hill and Phil Coulson on missions so dangerous, even the team members themselves can’t know about them!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #5
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • ADAM KUBERT (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
Variant Cover by ESAD RIBIC
Variant Cover by CARLOS PACHECO
“SUPERGUARDIAN”
• Meet Smasher, the first human member of the IMPERIAL GUARD and an Avenger.
• Watch as the Avengers travel across the galaxy to fight off an invading force.
• Watch as the Imperial Guard are broken on a dead moon.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS #6
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • ADAM KUBERT (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
Avengers 50th Anniversary Variant Cover by DANIEL ACUÑA
“GODDESS”
• The Secret Origin of the Universe.
• Watch as for the first time in history, The UNIVERSE becomes sentient.
• Watch as Captain Universe deciphers the code that was hidden in the first five issues.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #12
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) • PETE WOODS (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
Variant cover by MICHAEL MCKONE
• The sins of Black Widow’s past have resurfaced and threaten the safety of
not only the Avengers, but also the entire world!!
• Widow, Spider-Woman and Hawkeye must travel to Siberia to search
for a missing girl with ties to an old Soviet assassination.
• But the truth behind this girl’s disappearance may be more than the Avengers are
prepared to handle!
• Acclaimed writer Kelly Sue DeConnick teams with Pete Woods for an all new Avengers Assemble epic!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ARENA #4 & 5
DENNIS HOPELESS (W)
Issue 4 – ALESSANDRO VITTI (A)
Issue 5 – KEV WALKER (A)
Issue 4 & 5 Covers by DAVE JOHNSON
Issue 4 Variant Cover by BOBBY RUBIO
Issue 5 Variant Cover by JOE QUINONES
• Issue #4 = The Runaways vs. Avengers Academy!
• Issue #5 = The Braddock Academy vs…themselves?
• Plus: What is up with Chase and Darkhawk?
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$2.99 (EACH)

YOUNG AVENGERS #2
KIERON GILLEN (W) • JAMIE MCKELVIE (A/C)
Variant Cover by STEPHANIE HANS
• Has Wiccan made a horrible mistake that comes back to bite everyone on their communal posteriors? Spoilers: Yes.
• Does this guest star the Uncanny Avengers? Spoilers: Also Yes.
• A figure from Loki’s past emerges. Friend? Foe? What will it be? Spoilers: It’s Foe.
• And much more from Marvel’s most critically acclaimed book. Yes, we’re saying it’s critically acclaimed and it’s not even out yet. We are very bad.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED SHE-HULK #62
JEFF PARKER (W)
CARLO PAGULAYAN & WELLINTON ALVES (A)
Cover by JANA SCHIRMER
Artist Variant by STEVE LIGHTLE
• CAPTAIN AMERICA is forced to make a grave decision!
• Betty Ross loses what’s most precious to her!
• RED SHE-HULK reacts BADLY!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #4
MARK WAID (W) • LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A/C)
Artist Variant Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
• HULK is the strongest there is…on land. But in the ocean ATTUMA RULES!!!
• Bruce Banner leads SHIELD in a race to the ocean floor searching for CLASSIFIED!
• Which one of Banner’s new lab assistants holds a deadly secret?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #649
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A)
COVER BY JEFF DEKAL
VARIANT COVER BY JORGE MOLINA
• Guest starring the Superior Spider-Man + a collection of superstars from the MU firmament!
• Ancient Viking Monsters? Eerily Familiar Freaks? Whatever they are, they’re invading Midgard!
• Sif and her three hench-Berzerkers slither back to Earth in time to help put down this new assault. But can the berserkers keep their bloodlust in check…?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #5
JASON AARON (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A/C)
Variant Cover by R.M. GUERA
• The shocking finale of our opening salvo…!
• As three Thors from three eras race to stop the God Butcher, the full extent of his vicious scheme takes terrifying shape.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #4
MATT FRACTION (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
Variant Cover by TERRY DODSON
• An alien world, a thousand-year-old prophesy-is the Invisible Woman a long-awaited intergalactic messiah?
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

FF #4
MATT FRACTION (W) • Michael ALLRED (A/C)
Variant Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
• It’s Valentine’s Day at the Baxter Building! So why does that spell trouble for She-Hulk?
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #2
JOE KEATINGE (W) • RICHARD ELSON (P)
Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Variant Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
• The ALL-NEW Michael Morbius?
• Morbius, is back, but on the run and desperate to quell his vampiric tendencies. But has the midnight son really changed?
• As Morbius tries to stay under the radar, a new threat arises, and they want Morbius dead.
• The series fans have been asking for continues its thrilling debut!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS #4-5
Daniel Way (W) • Steve Dillon (A)
Cover by Julian Totino Tedesco
Issue #4 & 5 Variant Covers by Billy Tan
• The return of the gamma-powered MADMAN!
• The Thunderbolts first mission is going off the rails!
• Can the team trust the Red Hulk to lead them?
32 PGS. (EACH)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (EACH)

CAPTAIN AMERICA #4
RICK REMENDER (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR. (A/C)
Variant Cover by SIMONE BIACHI
INTRODUCING JET BLACK! SHE’S WAITED HER WHOLE LIFE FOR THE CHANCE TO DESTROY CAPTAIN AMERICA!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #3
DAN SLOTT (W) • RYAN STEGMAN (A/C)
Variant Cover by Simone Bianchi
“Everything You Know Is Wrong”
• Is this all-new Spider-Man in cahoots with… J. Jonah Jameson?!
• Has Carlie Cooper figured out the Superior Spider-Man’s secret identity?
• All this and the return of the villainous Vulture!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #4
DAN SLOTT (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A/C)
Variant Cover by Mike Deodato
“Collateral Damage”
The previous Spider-Man promised that Massacre would never kill again…
Q: Can the NEW Spider-Man live up to that?
A: Probably not.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

A+X #5
ZEB WELLS & KATHRYN IMMONEN (W) (W)
DALE KEOWN & DAVID LAFUENTE (A)
Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Variant Cover by DALE KEOWN
• Zeb Wells and Dale Keown spin a story bringing Iron Man and Beast together!
• Kathryn Immonen and David Lafuente tell the tale of Iron Fist and Doop’s first adventure!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

ALL-NEW X-MEN #7
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
DAVID MARQUEZ & STUART IMMONEN (A/C)
COVER BY STUART IMMONEN
X-Men 50th Anniversary Variant by CHRIS BACHALO
• Mystique targets our young time-travelers, starting with Cyclops.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CABLE AND X-FORCE #4
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A/C)
Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
• Witness the massacre that makes Cable and X-Force criminals.
• They can’t go back from here…
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SAVAGE WOLVERINE #2
FRANK CHO (W) • FRANK CHO (A/C)
Variant Cover by Milo Manara
• Wolverine and Shanna venture into the depths of the Forbidden Island…but what will get them first, the Island’s inhabitants or their tempers?
• Another hero crash lands on the island…but is he friend or foe?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-MEN LEGACY #6
SIMON SPURRIER (W) • JORGE MOLINA (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
• The groundbreaking first arc of X-MEN: LEGACY ends here!
• Discovering a plot to assassinate one of the X-Men that he inadvertently put into motion, Legion infiltrates the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning…but after their last run-in, will the X-Men accept his help?
• Meanwhile, Legion learns that the demon lurking in the depths of his psyche has a familiar face…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DEADPOOL #5
Brian Posehn & Gerry Duggan (W) • Tony Moore (A)
Cover by GEOF DARROW
Variant Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
• Deadpool vs. Reagan…IN SPACE!
• DO YOU NEED MORE THAN THAT?!?
• Ok, then…MONKEYS!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

UNCANNY X-FORCE #2
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • RON GARNEY (A)
Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Variant Cover by KRIS ANKA
• BISHOP VS. UNCANNY X-FORCE
• What secrets does the man with the “M” on his face bring from the future?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

VENOM #31
CULLEN BUNN (W) • DECLAN SHALVEY (A)
Cover by SHANE DAVIS
MOVING DAY!
• Flash Thompson bids farewell to New York City and head’s to his new home, Philadelphia!
• As he says good bye to Peter Parker, Betty Brant and all his friends – is something TOXIC on the horizon?!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SCARLET SPIDER #14
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • KHOI PHAM (A)
Cover by Max Fiumara
“IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES” PART TWO OF THREE
• The cast deals with the fallout from last issue’s shocking fatality.
• The Lobos are on the prowl as Aracely fights for her life.
• WHO IS THE OTHER?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ALPHA #1 (OF 5)
JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV (W) • NUNO PLATI (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Variant Cover by Joe Quinones
• From the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, get ready for the greatest hero who ever existed…EVER!
• Alpha was having an awesome time of it, till that buzz-kill Spider-Man made him quit being a hero. But that was then …and this is NOW!
• Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (Amazing Spider-Man) reunite to tell the tale of a hero whos about to hit the BIG TIME!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #17
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • PACO MEDINA (A)
Cover by PAOLO MANUEL RIVERA
• THE SUPERIOR AGE CONTINUES as the Superior Spider-Man faces the future…
the FUTURE FOUNDATION, that is.
• The Superior Spider-Man is forced to work with the FF as the literal future comes crashing in on them, threatening to destroy the Foundation itself and expose Spider-Man’s ultimate secret!
• PLUS! The Superior Spider-Man doesn’t like kids.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #21
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • SCOT EATON (A)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
RECONSTRUCTION CONTINUES!!!
• What is the secret of SCORPIO?
• The HYDRA insurgency gets stronger and deadlier!
• IRON PATRIOT Versus CAP!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #22
BRIAN WOOD (W) • CARLO BARBERI (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
RESERVATION X CONTINUES!!!
• Guest-starring the IRON PATRIOT!
• The mutants hold the key to solving world hunger, but what is the deadly cost?
• A fatal showdown between Kitty and Mach Two!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #23
BRIAN WOOD (W) • TBD (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
NATURAL RESOURCES BEGINS!
• The start of an All-New Arc!
• How much is a super power worth?
• The Mutant Nation has a new enemy! Itself!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #20
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
SARA PICHELLI (A/C)
VENOM WARS CONTINUES!!!
• Ultimate Spider-Man versus Venom!!!
• Who is the new Venom?
• What is his terrible connection to Miles Morales’ father?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN MARVEL #10
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W)
Filipe Andrade (A)
Cover by Joe Quinones
GROUNDED!
• Captain Marvel, lover of flight, can fly no longer!
• What keeps the super hero from being super heroic? And who wants her to stay that way?
• Find out why Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel, is one of the fan-favorite characters of the year.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL #23
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A)
Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
• If you’ve been missing the multiple Harvey and Eisner Ward winning comic, get in NOW!
• The PERFECT JUMPING ON POINT with an all new mystery that will take Matt Murdock to the edge like never before.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL: END OF DAYS #5 (OF 8)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & DAVID MACK (W)
KLAUS JANSON, BILL SIENKIEWICZ & ALEX MALEEV (A)
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
• The Mystery behind Daredevil’s final days stands revealed!
• Witness the final fate of Frank Castle, the Punisher!
• Some of the Man Without Fear’s greatest creators unite to tell his final story!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DARK AVENGERS #187
JEFF PARKER (W) • NEIL EDWARDS (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
DARKNESS REIGNS!
• Trapped in a dangerous world, the Dark Avengers may have found the secret to returning home!
• But can they fight their way out of King Thing’s torture pit!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HAWKEYE #8
MATT FRACTION (W) • JAVIER PULIDO (A)
Cover by DAVID AJA
Valentine’s Day with THE heartthrob of the Marvel Universe?
This will be… confusing.
Xoxo,
Hawkeye
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

PUNISHER: WAR ZONE #5 (of 5)
GREG RUCKA (W) • CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO (A)
Cover by MARCO CHECCHETTO
• Greg Rucka’s powerful run comes to an end. It’s time for the Punisher to face his punishment.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WINTER SOLDIER #15
JASON LATOUR (W) • NIC KLEIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Variant Cover by NIC KLEIN
• All new mission! All New creative team! All new status quo!
• Join writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) as they take the reins to the critically acclaimed series!
• In the wake of the hunt for the Black Widow, a broken and beaten Winter Soldier begins perhaps his most personal mission yet: a quest for redemption.
• But as Bucky looks to make peace with his deadly past, a new villain from his future is out for war…and blood…
32 PGS./ Rated T+ …$2.99

CASTLE: A CALM BEFORE STORM #3 (OF 5)
PETER DAVID (W) • ROBERT ATKINS (A)
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
• The comic book inspired by the hit ABC show, Castle!
• As the international situation in New York continues to degrade, Derrick Storm reaches out to the one person who may be able to help him: his former handler, Clara Strike. But even if she responds, will she be with him or against him?
32 PGS./13 & Up …$3.99

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER – SHEEMIE’S TALE #2 (of 2)
ROBIN FURTH (W) • TBD (A)
Cover by TBA
• Trapped in the End-World prison known as the Devar-Toi, Sheemie must evade the clutches of both animal headed-taheen guards and the monstrous Great Old Ones while he waits for his old friend Roland to come and rescue him.
• Don’t miss Sheemie’s Tale! The invaluable link between Marvel’s Dark Tower comics and Stephen King’s later Dark Tower novels.
40 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC …$3.99

DEXTER #1 (OF 5)
Written by JEFF LINDSAY
Penciled and Inked by DALIBOR TALAJIc
COVER BY Dalibor Talaji • Variant Cover by TBA
• Dexter Morgan is not just an above-average forensic blood spatter expert. He’s also Miami’s friendly neighborhood crime-fighting serial killer!
• But Dexter’s “killing” streak gets put on hold, as he find himself trapped in a sticky situation – his high school reunion!
• The Skid Row Slasher, Miami’s newest serial killer, is racking up quite the body count. The rookie is giving good ol’ Dexter a run for his money.
• And Dexter’s problems are only beginning to multiply as his Dark Passenger, Dexter’s inner voice, screams for a little murderous fun to feed the need!
32 PGS./Rated Parental Advisory …$3.99 Copyright © by Jeff Lindsay. All rights reserved.
*The issue above is a resolicit. All previous orders have been canceled.

ROAD TO OZ #5 (of 6)
ERIC SHANOWER (W) • SKOTTIE YOUNG (A&C)
• With the help of the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy finally reaches the Emerald City.
• But there are surprises along the way-like the three deaths of Jack Pumpkinhead!
• The Shaggy Man reveals the shameful secret of the Love Magnet.
• Dorothy finally learns who first enchanted the magical road to Oz.
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

MARVEL’S IRON MAN 3 PRELUDE #2 (of 2)
CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • Steve Kurth (A)
• The perfect prelude to the upcoming highly-anticipated Marvel Studios film, Iron Man 3
• As Tony Stark prepares for his next venture, he tasks War Machine with a mission of his own.
• War Machine faces his biggest test as a hero, while Iron Man takes on the Battle of New York!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MARVEL’S THOR ADAPTATION #2 (of 2)
CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • LAN MEDINA (A)
• THE OFFICIAL ADAPTATION OF THE HIT MARVEL STUDIOS FILM, THOR IS HERE!
• What is the world of Asgard and who is the Mighty Thor?
• The origin of Marvel’s mightiest hero!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Monster’s Inc.: The Humanween Party #1 (of 1)
ALESSANDRO FERRARI (W)
Art by ELISABETTA MELARANCI,
FEDERICA SALFO, MICHELA FRARE & PACO DESIATO
Cover by ELISABETTA MELARANCI & MIRKA ANDOLFO
• An all-new Monsters, Inc. tale!
• It’s that time of year again: Humanween!
• Monstropolis’ version of Halloween – where monsters dress up as humans – comes but once a year, and this time the annual party is at Mike and Sulley’s home.
• Mike goes into panic mode when he learns of an unplanned visit from his mother the day after the big bash!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Princess Magazine #11
• Cinderella and the rest of the Princesses get a fresh new look in Disney Princesses!
36 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
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Marvel Universe
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #11

TOM DEFALCO & BRIAN CLEVINGER (W)
RAMON BACHS & TY TEMPLETON (A)
Cover by TY TEMPLETON
• Leaping off of Disney XD and into your hands, it’s the Ultimate Spider-Man!
• It’s intergalactic mayhem when Spider-Man takes on the Super-Skrull – for the fate of the galaxy!
• Then, Spidey’s gotta put the breaks on a group of super-skaters!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

Marvel Universe AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #11
JOE KEATINGE & FRANK TIERI (W)
KHOI PHAM & TIM LEVINS (A)
Cover by KHOI PHAM
• You won’t need to wait for Sunday Morning – grab the Avengers Adventures today!
• First, Captain America must fight the deadly Nightmare in the one place he can’t have a fair fight – his own dreams!
• Then, it’s a battle of Mythic Proportions as The Mighty Thor takes on Hercules, the Prince of Power!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #25
Jason Aaron (W) • RAMON PEREZ (A/C)
“Things to Come” Variant by ED MCGUINNESS
• The hottest new X-Book turns 25!
• Jason Aaron (THOR:GOD OF THUNDER) and Eisner-Award winner Ramon Perez (Tale of Sand, JOHN CARTER) kick off the mega story that will define WXM in 2013!
• Wolverine and the students go to the Savage Land!
• Wolverine’s brother Dog, from the super hit ORIGIN, returns and becomes the biggest new X-Villain in years.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #59
MARJORIE LIU (W) • GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
• Back from their honeymoon, Northstar and Kyle face a threat at home…
• …while Northstar faces another threat all on his own!
• And deep in space, something is coming that might literally tear the team apart!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED #2 (of 4)
Cullen Bunn (W) • MATTEO LOLLI (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
• Deadpool continues slaughtering all your favorite literary characters!
• Tom Sawyer slashed in TWAIN! The Little Women’s throats MAY get ALL-CUT!
• Why read a book when you can watch a book DIE?!?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

GAMBIT #9
JAMES ASMUS (W)
CLAY MANN (A/C)
• Gambit’s hot on the heels of the lady thief who first crossed his path in issue #1!
• But what secret is she hiding that may just spell doom for our hero?
• And how will he manage to steal her away from the horde of super villains she’s surrounded herself with?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #12
DAVE LAPHAM (W)
RENATO ARLEM (A)
Cover by KRIS ANKA
• The battle is over and the world has changed. But is anyone better off?
• Those who are left of the Exterminated try to pick up the pieces.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #251 & 252
Peter David (W) • Leonard Kirk (A)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
“HELL ON EARTH WAR” CONTINUES!
• The story years in the making continues here as X-Factor struggles to stop the Lords of Hell from tearing the Earth apart in their battle for dominance!
• Familiar faces will return as the battle reaches a fever pitch, the first of whom is STRONG GUY! And he has a bone to pick with his former teammates…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-TREME X-MEN #10 & 11
GREG PAK (W) • STEPHEN SEGOVIA (A)
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
• After the events of their last mission, something is off about Xavier
• Will the team be able to close the tears between dimensions without him?
• PLUS! Romance is in the air…or it could be, if Dazzler and Cyclops don’t kill each other first!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #41
SETH PECK (W) • JEFTE PALO (A)
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
Final Issue Variant by DALE KEOWN
• FINAL ISSUE!
• At the end of an era, Storm puts a team together to search for the start of the next.
• In the field, will Angel challenge her for leadership?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FURY MAX #9
Garth Ennis (W) • Goran Parlov (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
• Fury and Frank Castle, a.k.a. The Punisher, are captured in Vietnam in the heat of the war.
• Discover the real reason Nick Fury was sent into the most dangerous place on earth.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES.

WOLVERINE MAX #5
Jason Starr (W) • ROLAND BOSCHI & Felix Ruvi (A)
Cover by JOCK
• The final showdown between Logan and Creed!
• Logan finally learns the truth about Mariko.
• Just when a chapter on his past is closed, a new mystery begins!
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES.

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