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

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in May 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 #7 (of 10)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRANDON PETERSON & CARLOS PACHECO (A/C)
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Variant cover by LEINIL YU
Ultron Variant by ROCK-HE KIM
In an attempt to defeat Ultron two Marvel Heroes take it upon themselves to create an all-new Marvel Universe. But is the one they have created better or worse than the one they left behind? The event of the year just got INSANE!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF ULTRON #8 (OF 10)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W)
BRANDON PETERSON & CARLOS PACHECO (A/C)
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
Variant cover by 7TH ORANGE
Ultron Variant by ROCK-HE KIM
With the Marvel Universe turned inside out, who will take responsibility for breaking the world? And is there any way to put it back? Wait until you see who is in charge of the new world order and how they got there…! A reality-spanning choice is made this issue that will affect the Marvel Universe for years and years to come.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #4AU
CULLEN BUNN (W) • PHIL JIMENEZ (A/C)
AGE OF ULTRON TIE IN!
• In a world where some villains became heroes instead Warrior Woman teams up with…Caroline LeFay?
• The connection between the Fearless Defenders greatest foe and Morgan LeFay is finally revealed!
• (And it’s true in our world too!)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #15AU
AL EWING (W) • BUTCH GUICE (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
AGE OF ULTRON TIE-IN
ULTRON RULES OK! The AGE OF ULTRON hits Britain, and Captain Britain hits back with a little help from his friends – including a vacationing Captain Marvel! Fighting a guerilla war in the ruins of London, AGGRO! is a way of life for Avengers UK – but when they might just be the last super heroes left alive, can there still be hope? Or is England dreaming?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #8AU
RICK REMENDER & GERRY DUGGAN (W) • Adam Kubert (A)
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
• Kang and the The Apocalypse Twins enter the Age of Ultron, but what do they want?
• Havok and Rogue, leaders of the Morlocks, must fight to save the man who condemned their people!
• What secret will Rogue unearth about the Twins hidden past?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY AVENGERS #8
RICK REMENDER (W) • DANIEL ACUÑA (A)
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Ragnarök Now part 2!
• Xavier is dead, now begins the age of The Apocalypse Twins! Now begins Ragnarök and it’s all Thor’s fault!
• S.W.O.R.D. Peak station is attacked by Apocalypse’s Ship! A Celestial’s fate so shocking, so impossible, it will rock the Marvel Universe to its core.
• This is it, Ragnarök is now and not even the Uncanny Avengers can hold it back!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #11
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
“WAKE THE DRAGON”
• As Shang-Chi battles an ancient enemy, the Avengers hang out in Hong Kong’s swankiest casino.
• Captain Marvel, Black Widow and Spider-Woman find out it doesn’t pay to gamble in the spy business.
• Cannonball and Sunspot play craps with a bunch of AIM Agents. AND WIN!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS #12
JONATHAN HICKMAN & NICK SPENCER (W) • MIKE DEODATO (A)
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
50th Anniversary Variant by Daniel ACUÑA
“CHILDREN OF THE SUN”
• A day in the life of the Avengers…in the Savage Land.
• The boys go hunting for dinosaurs and end up catching something else entirely.
• Hyperion and Captain Universe begin the godlike education of the transformed Savage Land children.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

ALL-NEW X-MEN #11
Brian Michael Bendis (W) • Stuart Immonen (A/C)
• One of the ALL-NEW X-MEN leaves to join Cyclops and his crew!
• Jean Grey pushes her power to the limit, shaking her and the rest of the X-Men to the core.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9
DAN SLOTT (W) • Ryan Stegman (A)
Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
Variant Cover by Ryan Stegman
IT ENDS HERE! “SUPERIOR NO MORE!”
• The hottest comic in comics comes to a turning point that will get you angrier than you were after Spidey #700!
• The time has come to see who will live, who will die, and who will emerge as the one, true Superior Spider-Man!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #10
DAN SLOTT (W) • GIUSEPPE Camunicoli (A)
Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
IT BEGINS HERE!!
• A perfect jumping on point as The Green Goblin returns…and Spider-Man is nowhere to be found!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NOVA #4
JEPH LOEB (W) • ED MCGUINNESS (A/C)
Variant Cover by Stephen Platt
The comic everyone is taLking about continues!
• The mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Sam’s dad deepen and the helmet leads Nova into intergalactic conflict that will affect the entire Marvel Universe!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STEVE MCNIVEN (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY Leinil Yu
Variant Cover by Ed McGuinness
MOVIE VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
THE BIGGEST NEW BOOK OF THE YEAR CONTINUES!
• As the Guardians first story wraps up, the mysteries leading to the next great Marvel event become clearer.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

IRON MAN #9 & 10
KIERON GILLEN (W) • DALE EAGLESHAM (A)
CoverS by GREG LAND
Issue #9 – Deadpool Variant by Greg Land
Issue #9 & 10 – Iron Man MOVIE VARIANT ALSO AVailAble
THE SECRET ORIGIN OF TONY STARK
• Death’s Head and Iron Man team-up to hunt down a genocidal criminal. Not the problem.
• A shipful of dead badoon. Not the problem.
• What Tony finds in the depths of that ship: the problem. Big problem.
• The lead into the biggest Tony Stark story of the year.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

• Many years ago, Howard and Maria Stark had a baby. There’s something you don’t know.
• Learn the truth about Las Vegas and Area 51 as the two great myths of Nevada collide.
• Meanwhile, in a distant galaxy, Tony Stark screams!
• The story that will shake Iron Man to his very core starts here!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG AVENGERS #5
KIERON GILLEN (W) • JAMIE MCKELVIE (A & C)
Variant cover by JIM CHEUNG
• The book where when a character says “I did it half an hour ago” normally means doing “it” half an hour ago reaches its first epic conclusion.
• Why Did Loki Do It? No one kno… okay, we’ll tell you…Well, part of it.
• Miss America probably punches someone. She usually does.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Secret Avengers #4
NICK SPENCER (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
Cover by TOMM COKER
Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS
“Tehran”
• The Scientist Supreme and the new High Council of AIM ignite global war!
• The Secret Avengers welcome their newest recruit: The Indestructible Hulk!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #6
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • STEVE EPTING (A)
Cover by JOCK
“BLUE”
• Using the knowledge gained from the Black Swan, the Illuminati rework all their plans and cross the uncrossable line.
• The first secret alliance is formed.
• If an incursion is normally RED, what does a BLUE one mean?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS ARENA #9
DENNIS HOPELESS (W)
KEV WALKER (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
SECRETS EXPLODE & ALLIANCES SHATTER IN “GAME ON” PART 2 OF 5!
• Apex-the mean girl you love to hate-makes her move!
• Issues #2 and #3 both sold out and needed 2nd printings – don’t miss out again!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

A+X #8
NATHAN EDMONDSON & CHRIS HASTINGS (W)
HUMBERTO RAMOS &
REILLY BROWN (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
• Captain America and Wolverine fight a villain unlike any you’ve ever seen!
• Deadpool and Hawkeye do not see eye-to-eye!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

THANOS RISING #2
JASON AARON (W) • SIMONE BIANCHI (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY ED MCGUINNESS
THE RISE OF MARVEL’S GREATEST EVIL CONTINUES BY TWO OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED CREATORS IN COMICS!!
• Continuing the jaw-dropping origin of the mad Titan who will soon change the face of the Galaxy!
• Death follows young Thanos as his inner darkness grows.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #6
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • FRAZER IRVING (A/C)
• The Uncanny X-Men face evil sorcerer DORMAMMU! Don’t miss this new take on the evil sorcerer demon courtesy of Bendis and Irving.
• Discover the secrets Magik has been hiding since the Phoenix Force left her in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN #2
BRIAN WOOD (W) • OLIVIER COIPEL (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY AMANDA CONNOR
• The school is on lockdown…but if the bad guys can’t get out, neither can the X-Men!
• John Sublime is back, but is one of the X-Men’s scariest villains not who we should be afraid of?
• Who or what is Arkea?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN LEGACY #10 &11
SIMON SPURRIER (W) • PAUL DAVIDSON (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
• Fated to destroy mutantkind, Legion is desperate to learn if the predictions are true, so he makes a deal with the devil in his own mind to find answers.
• But what terrifying truth would drive David to take extreme measures…and undergo a procedure that would remove his mutant powers?
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

DEADPOOL #9-10
GERRY DUGGAN & BRIAN POSEHN (W) • MIKE HAWTHORNE (A)
Cover by ART ADAMS (#9) & TONY MOORE (#10)
• Deadpool targets a MAN with AQUATIC powers!
• Then he teams-up with your SUPERIOR Neighborhood SPIDER-MAN!
• I PROMISE HE KILLS ONE OF THOSE TWO!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Parental Advisory …$2.99 (EACH)

SAVAGE WOLVERINE #5
FRANK CHO (W) • FRANK CHO (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON
• Dinosaurs aren’t the only green giants roaming the Savage Land jungles!
• As the dust settles, the secrets of the Forbidden Island stand revealed!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE #3
PAUL CORNELL (W) • ALAN DAVIS (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY ED MCGUINNESS
• Guest-starring Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
• How will Logan take down a foe with no permanent body to slash and claw?
• And what does the Watcher have to do with all of this?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #8
JASON AARON (W) • ESAD RIBIC (A & C)
GODBOMB Part Two of Five
• Thor in chains. Gorr transcendent. All hope for divinity lost. As the clock ticks down on one very large bomb, as enslaved gods look to the skies for a savior, enter…the Girls of Thunder?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #7
RICK REMENDER (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR (A & C)
• Zola’s master plan revealed!
• Ian’s fate decided!
• Captain Zola’s quest for lies and injustice!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #7
MARK WAID (W) • WALT SIMONSON (A & C)
“GODS AND MONSTER” CONTINUES!!! FEATURING THOR!
• Hulk and Thor–together versus the Frost Giants!
• But what’s wrong with Thor–and why doesn’t he recognize Hulk?
• And Bruce Banner lands a bombshell surprise on his assistants!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #8
MARK WAID (W) • WALT SIMONSON (A & C)
THE STARTLING CONCLUSION OF “GODS AND MONSTER”!!! FEATURING THOR!
• The Frost Giants prepare to invade Earth!
• Not even Hulk and Thor can stand in their way–so they’ll have to call in some help!
• Plus–the secret of the Portal to Jotunheim is revealed!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FF #7 & 8
MATT FRACTION (W) • MICHAEL ALLRED (A & C)
• Field trip…into the heart of the Negative Zone!
• Scott Lang has already lost a daughter… watch what happens when he puts it all on the line to save… Bentley-23?
• The shocking reveal of the villain pulling the strings and pitting family against family — and a rescue mission unlike anything you’ve ever seen — FF vs FF!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$2.99 (EACH)

FANTASTIC FOUR #8
MATT FRACTION (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A & C)
• One day a year, The Thing reverts to his human form. This year… Ben Grimm is going to go home again — as Ben Grimm!
• What was Yancy Street REALLY like back in the day? And how long until the ever-loving’ THING makes his appearance?
• And meanwhile, the tables get turned in Franklin and Val’s relationship… and when these two siblings have a rivalry, all bets are off.
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #652
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W)
VALERIO SCHITI (A)
Cover by JEFF DEKAL
HE’S BACK, BABY!
BETA RAY BILL RETURNS!
• After her most recent (mis?)adventures, Sif’s working on getting her, let’s just call them feelings…under control.
• However, when a certain hammer-wielding, space-faring ex shows up…all bets are off!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

RED SHE-HULK #65
JEFF PARKER (W)
CARLO PAGULAYAN & WELLINTON ALVES (A)
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
RED SHE-HULK RACES AGAINST TIME IN “ROUTE 616″
• The SHE-HULK Jen Walters strikes a deal with the military!
• And Betty finds others have taken her path before her…
• …others named DR. DOOM, THE RED SKULL, ULTRON and LOKI!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEARLESS DEFENDERS #4
CULLEN BUNN (W) • WILLIAM SLINEY (A)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by STEPHANIE HANS
ARTIST VARIANT BY TBD
• Come for the banter, stay for the surprises!
• Everything Valkyrie knows about her origin is wrong!
• And Caroline LeFay unleashes her Doom Maidens upon the world!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

THUNDERBOLTS #9
DANIEL WAY (W)
PHIL NOTO (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
• Deadpool is not happy.
• It’s no laughing matter.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

MORBIUS: THE LIVING VAMPIRE #5
JOE KEATINGE (W)
RICHARD ELSON (A)
Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
VIVA LA REVOLUCION!
• As Brownsville gets more treacherous, Morbius takes matters into his own hands!
• Which Morbius will survive? The man or the vampire?
• Find out why Morbius is the breakout hit of Marvel Now!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-FORCE #5
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • ADRIAN ALPHONA (A)
Cover by KRIS ANKA
VARIANT COVER BY ED MCGUINNESS
• Guest-penciler ADRIAN ALPHONA (co-creator of RUNAWAYS) joins UXF!
• Psylocke digs deep into Bishop’s head and what she finds will shock you!
• One of the biggest X-Villains of the past 20 years threatens the Uncanny X-Force!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

CABLE AND X-FORCE #8
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A/C)
50TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• Cable and his team go into space facing down an armada!
• Will this put them face-to-face with the UNCANNY AVENGERS, who are still hot in pursuit?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SCARLET SPIDER #17
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • CARLO BARBERI (A)
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
VARIANT COVER BY
GABRIELLE DELL’OTTO
• Chris Yost, Kaine and the Scarlet Spider family welcome superstar artist CARLO BARBERI to the book — and it’s just in time for SCARLET SPIDER vs. WOLVERINE!
• Kaine owes a favor to the Assassins Guild… one murder. And guess who they want dead? Hint: SNIKT!
• Guest starring the faculty and students of the Jean Grey School, aka the X-MEN.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #35
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DECLAN SHALVEY (A/C)
NIGHT OF THE SYMBIOTE SLAYERS!
• It’s Eddie Brock and Flash Thompson fighting side by side for the city of Philadelphia!
• Lives are at stake, a conspiracy revealed – and two lunatics with Alien parasites to the rescue!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

ALPHA: BIG TIME #4 (OF 5)
JOSHUA FIALKOV (W)
NUNO PLATI (A)
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
• Alpha and Thor team up to have a totally EXCELLENT adventure!
• Superior Spider-Man informs Andy that his actions have ‘consequences’ whatever THAT means!
• Josh Fialkov & Nuno Plati (Amazing Spider-Man) continue the greatest story of the greatest superhero ever known!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #20 & 21
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A)
CoverS by PAOLO RIVERA
ISSUE #20 – THE CHAMELEON SANCTION PART 1 of 2
• Can Spider-Man keep his secrets while facing off with the Secret Avengers?
• SHIELD has the Chameleon. The Superior Spider-Man wants him. Time to break into the SHIELD Helicarrier!
ISSUE #21 – THE CHAMELEON SANCTION PART 2 of 2
• Chameleon is loose onboard the SHIELD Helicarrier, and it’s all Spider-Man’s fault.
• And then there’s a little matter of SHIELD’s newest resident. Big. Green. Angry. Hulk-y.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

IRON MAN 258.1 – 258.4
DAVID MICHELINIE (W) • DAVE ROSS & BOB LAYTON (A)
Covers BY DAVE ROSS
ISSUE #258.1 VARIANT COVER BY BOB LAYTON
• Micheline. Layton. Two voices that defined Iron Man come together to tell the untold story of his most dire hour – Armor Wars 2!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

IRON MAN: THE COMING OF THE MELTER!
CHRISTOS GAGE (W) • RON LIM (A/C)
Variant Cover by Gil Kane
• Iron Man meets his match with the Malevolent Melter!
• With technology similar to Iron Man’s, will the Melter bring the downfall of Stark Industries?
• It’s a battle of wits and might with Iron Man and War Machine leading the charge!
• Relive an old battle between Iron Man and the Melter in the classic reprinting of Iron Man #72!
40 PGS./All Ages …$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 changes the Ultimates — and the country — FOREVER!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS WOLVERINE #4
CULLEN BUNN (W)
DAVID MESSINA (A)
Cover by AXEL TORVENIUS
THE SHOCKING CONCLUSION TO “LEGACIES”
• A new villain is born!
• Jimmy Hudson’s loyalties are put to the test.
• What is the secret that Wolverine never shared with his son?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #26
BRIAN WOOD (W)
MAHMUD ASRAR (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“NATURAL RESOURCES” CONTINUES!
• Fortress Utopia!
• The Mutant Nation is Under Siege! And General Ross is leading the charge!!
• Can Kitty and Mach Two work together for the good of mutantkind?!
• Jimmy Hudson prepares for war!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #23
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • DAVID MARQUEZ (A & C)
“SPIDER-MAN NO MORE!”
• Will tragedy force Miles to quit?!
• Bombshell is back!
• An all new Cloak and Dagger!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Avengers: The Enemy Within #1
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) • SCOTT HEPBURN (A)
COVER BY JOE QUINONES
Variant Cover by Milo Manara
THE OPENING SALVO TO THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED
AVENGERS/CAPTAIN MARVEL FOUR PART EVENT!
• Can’t keep a good Captain down!
• Vicious echoes of the Avengers’ past are cropping up all over Manhattan…and a grounded Captain Marvel refuses to be left behind.
• Who is the sinister figure behind these incursions and what does it have to do with Carol Danvers’ mysterious condition?
• But is this villain real or just a figment of Captain Marvel’s increasingly deadly imagination?
32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL: END OF DAYS #8 (of 8)
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • KLAUS JANSON (A)
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
VARIANT COVER BY DAVID MACK
VARIANT COVER BY BILL SIENKIEWICZ
• The stunning conclusion to Daredevil’s final story!
• The mystery of Daredevil’s final words are revealed – and Ben Urich’s life will never be the same!
• Some of the Man Without Fear’s greatest artists bring you the conclusion of his life story!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DAREDEVIL #26
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
Variant Cover by Paolo Rivera
A DOUBLE-SIZED EXTRA-vanagnza celebrating the third-year of the acclaimed series!
• Face to face with his opposite number–a foe Daredevil cannot beat!
• What is his connection to the accident that created Daredevil?
• PLUS: As Foggy deals with his cancer, Matt turns to one of the brightest guys in the galaxy for help. • Here comes…Iron Man!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WINTER SOLDIER #18
JASON LATOUR (W)
NIC KLEIN (A)
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
• Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) bring to life the penultimate chapter of THE WINTER SOLDIER’S newest deadly mission.
• Seated high above Earth in a S.H.I.E.L.D. satellite, The ELECTRIC GHOST has set her world-shattering plan in motion. A plan that only Bucky knows the truth behind.
• But what good can he do while at death’s door?
• Plus: the origin of Tesla Tarasova revealed
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK AVENGERS #190
JEFF PARKER (W)
NEIL EDWARDS (A)
Cover by JOE QUINONES
FINAL ISSUE!
• The secret of the dark Earth are revealed!
• Who will live? Who will die? Will anyone get back to Earth alive?
• Jeff Parker wraps up his acclaimed run on Earth’s Deadliest Heroes!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HAWKEYE #11
MATT FRACTION (W) • DAVID AJA (A/C)
• THE breakout character of 2012… becomes the breakout character of 2013… as PIZZA DOG gets his own issue.
• Literally… the entire issue… it’s all from the dog’s point-of-view.
• Pizza Dog gets hired to solve a crime — the grizzly murder that shocked Team Hawkguy — and the only thing more shocking than THAT… is what happens the end of THIS.
• Seriously. This is not a joke! Even the coloring. Dog issue. We’re all gettin’ fired. PLEASE READ…
“Pizza is my Business” …before it’s too late for us.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER – EVIL GROUND #2 (of 2)
ROBIN FURTH and PETER DAVID (W)
RICHARD ISANOVE (A/C)
• The conclusion to the all-new story set during Roland’s fan-favorite early adventures!
• How will the young Gunslinger and his loyal ka-tet survive the sinister assault by supernatural enemies? And how does it relate to his current quest?
• This prequel to THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA is a must-read for DARK TOWER completists!
32 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC …$3.99

CAPTAIN UNIVERSE: THE HERO WHO COULD BE YOU #1
BILL MANTLO, GERRY CONWAY, TONY ISABELLA & GLENN HERDLING (W)
STEVE DITKO, JUNE BRIGMAN & SCOTT MCDANIEL (A)
Cover by STEVE DITKO
• Captain Universe has joined the Avengers! But who – or what – is this cosmic hero?
• In times of crisis, the Enigma Force manifests, empowering an innocent bystander to avert the catastrophe!
• See Captain Universe touch the lives of an astronaut, twin sisters, a burglar, a troubled teen, a toddler, Spider-Man’s college professor…and a dog?!
• It’s an all-star assemblage of the Uni-Power’s earliest appearances!
• Collecting MARVEL SPOTLIGHT (1979) #9-11, and material from MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #25, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #5-6, and WHAT IF? (1989) #31.
104 PGS./Rated T …$7.99

PRINCESS MAGAZINE #13
• This issue of Disney Princess Magazine is full of magical stories, a collectible pull-out poster, activities, games and much, much more. Great for any princess.
44 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

Cars Magazine #14
•This issue of the magazine contains brand new stories, classic adventures, puzzles, a pull-out poster, games and more.
44 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

FAIRIES MAGAZINE #14
• This issue of Disney Fairies Magazine includes stories, games, puzzles, counting and coloring activities.
44 PGS./AGES 3 – 6/$4.99
TRIM: 8 X 10.8125 in.

Marvel Universe ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #14
Adapted by Joe Caramagna
Cover by TY TEMPLETON
• SPIDER-MAN VS. HULK VS. ZZZAX!
• The hit DisneyXD TV Show bursts off the screen and into your hands with this screen capture adaptation from Ultimate Spider-Man season 1!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.9

Marvel Universe AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #14
Adapted by Chris Eliopoulos
Cover by TIM LEVINS
• IRON MAN VS. TECHNOVORE!
• AVENGERS VS. AIM!!
• The hit DisneyXD TV Show bursts off the screen and into your hands with this screen capture adaptation from Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes season 2.
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #29
JASON AARON (W) • RAMON PEREZ (A/C)
• See the Jean Grey School of the future!
• The students of JGS put a time-capsule together that you can follow into the future and see what happened to all your favorite X-Men.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN #30
JASON AARON (W) • PASQUAL FERRY (A)
Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
• PRELUDE TO THE HELLFIRE SAGA!
• Students are missing and Wolverine and Rachel Summers intensify their search for the Hellfire Club.
• Beast goes to the SWORD orbital HQ to ask an X-Villain for help with Broo’s sad state.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

GAMBIT #12 & 13
JAMES ASMUS (W)
#12: CLAY MANN (A) • #13: DIOGENES NEVES (A)
Cover by CLAY MANN
• GAMBIT may be in over his head…
• JOELLE, the woman he’s fighting to save, the one he may be falling for, is on the brink of death. But could the secret she’s been keeping be the key to her survival?
• Meanwhile, Gambit’s former flame and current Uncanny Avenger ROGUE must decide whether she’ll help him save Joelle or bring him in.
• And the villainous TOMBSTONE? Well, he’s willing to cut down any and all of ‘em to get what he wants…
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

X-FACTOR #255 & 256
PETER DAVID (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
“HELL ON EARTH WAR” comes to its senses-shattering conclusion!
• One Hell Lord stands victorious as the Earth is consumed in fire and brimstone.
• The few remaining members of X-Factor make one last ditch effort to save the world from its grim future. Not all will survive the final battle.
• And the last person you would expect winds up sitting on the throne of Hell…
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$2.99 (EACH)

ASTONISHING X-MEN #62
MARJORIE LIU (W) • GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
The Aftermath of X-Termination!
• Iceman is changed after his multi-dimensional ordeal. What aftershocks will this have in his life?
• What is left of the Astonishing X-Men, The X-Treme X-Men and the Age of Apocalypse?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FURY MAX #12
GARTH ENNIS (W)
GORAN PARLOV (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
• The penultimate issue of the critically acclaimed masterpiece!
• Fury faces down Barracuda in Nicaragua.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES.

WOLVERINE MAX #7
JASON STARR (W)
LEO FERNANDEZ (A)
Cover by JOCK
• Logan plants roots in the City of Angels, hoping to lie low and rebuild his life, but a mysterious figure from his forgotten past refuses to let sleeping dogs lie.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99
THERE IS A STRICT NO OVERPRINT POLICY ON ALL MAX TITLES.

POWERS BUREAU #4
Brian Michael Bendis (W) • MICHAEL AVON OEMING (A/C)
The Eisner Award-winning creator-owned series that shows cops and capes like you’ve never seen them before! With all superpowered cases now federal cases, Walker and Deana are up to their necks in the most dangerous chase of their careers. Also, Deena is pregnant! So there’s that. Plus: another look behind the scenes at the POWERS TV show!
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95
© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

SCARLET #8
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • ALEX MALEEV (A/C)
The most controversial and best-reviewed comic book on the stands today is back! From the Eisner Award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev (DAREDEVIL) comes the latest chapter in Scarlet’s one-woman American Revolution. Scarlet makes her boldest move yet, taking City Hall hostage while the entire country watches. How will the public react to her list of demands?
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95
© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

KICK-ASS 3 #1 (of 8)
MARK MILLAR (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR. (A)
Covers by JOHN ROMITA JR, ADAM HUGHES, PASQUAL FERRY, MARC SILVESTRI, CULLY HAMNER & ADAM KUBERT
Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl’s blockbuster return for the LAST EVER story arc of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr’s mega-selling series. Hit-Girl’s in jail, leaving Kick-Ass to lead the superhero team of Justice Forever. Their first mission: Bust Hit-Girl out of the clink. But superheroes have now been outlawed, leaving Kick-Ass to dodge both cops AND criminals. For the first time since donning the costume, Kick-Ass is beginning to have his doubts. Is he now in too deep to get out? The phenomenal follow-up to the Kick-Ass 2 movie coming this June. Issue #1 features six different covers by the industry’s biggest artists, all available for order. Each cover will feature a different character, and when all six covers are linked, a special message will be revealed.
32 PGS./Mature …$2.99

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