Having taken a look at July's single-issue releases from Marvel and Icon, it's time to check out what for many readers is the main event of any comic book shipping schedule: the collected editions and graphic novels, which compile and usually complete comics stories initially serialized monthly in 20-page pamphlet-style comics you totally can't put on a shelf. Below you will find the cover artwork and hype copy for new trade paperbacks, hardcovers and omnibuses coming from Marvel Comics and Icon in June including the long awaited Criminal: The Deluxe Edition Volume 2 by Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips, not to mention new volumes of Powers and Casanova plus the original graphic novel Hulk: Season One by Fred Van Lente and Tom Fowler.POWERS VOL. 14: GODS TPB

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (w) • MICHAEL AVON OEMING (a/C)

God is dead! And Walker and Sunrise are investigating his murder. Yeah. God. Don't believe it? Then buy the book, and find out what's going on in this cops and capes drama that has NO RULES! Oh, and Deena Pilgrim returns, and the how and why is going to shock you! All that, and Retro Girl finds herself infected with a deadly alien virus. Collecting POWERS (2009) #7-11.

200 PGS./Mature ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-4594-3

© 2012 Jinxworld Inc.

CRIMINAL: THE DELUXE EDITION VOL. 2 HC

ED BRUBAKER (w) • SEAN PHILLIPS (a/C)

The second oversized hardback of the award-winning crime series from Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips is finally here! The first edition has gone through four printings, in sellout after sellout, and now the rest of Brubaker and Phillips' noir masterpiece is collected in the same format. Collecting BAD NIGHT, THE SINNERS and THE LAST OF THE INNOCENT - along with short stories, behind-the-scenes pieces, art and articles, all previously uncollected. Don't miss out on this beautiful package from the best-selling team behind such hits as INCOGNITO and FATALE. Colors by Val Staples and Dave Stewart.

432 PGS./Mature ... $49.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6584-2

Trim size: oversized

CASANOVA: AVARITA TPB

Written by MATT FRACTION

Art & Cover by GABRIEL BÁ

From the writer of Marvel's smash hit FEAR ITSELF and the artist of the best-selling book Umbrella Academy comes one of the most critically acclaimed series of the year! On the run from ten thousand parallel worlds that want him dead, Casanova Quinn, the world's sexiest and savviest superspy, fights tyrant and hero alike. Now Cass and Sasa Lisi, his girlfriend from beyond tomorrow, must flee from space-time itself, aim one batch of enemies at the other, kill everybody, and save everything, simultaneously. Don't be afraid: you are an apocalypse dreaming of butterflies + the first part of reincarnation is dying. You have never read a book like CASANOVA.

152 PGS./Mature ...$14.99

MAN-THING OMNIBUS HC OLIVETTI COVER

Written by ROY THOMAS, GERRY CONWAY, STEVE GERBER, TONY ISABELLA, LEN WEIN, MARV WOLFMAN, CHRIS CLAREMONT, RALPH MACCHIO, MICHAEL FLEISHER, DOUG MCKENZIE, JM DEMATTEIS

Penciled by GRAY MORROW, JOHN BUSCEMA, RICH BUCKLER, JIM STARLIN, VAL MAYERIK, MIKE PLOOG, ALFREDO ALCALA, VICENTE ALCAZAR, RICO RIVAL, ED HANNIGAN, RON WILSON, JIM MOONEY, TOM SUTTON, JOHN BYRNE, DON PERLIN, GENE COLAN, LARRY HAMA & PAT BRODERICK

Covers by ARIEL OLIVETTI & FRANK BRUNNER

Neither wholly plant nor animal, neither entirely self-aware nor totally non-sentient, the creature called the Man-Thing is unique, unchanging and alone - but none who encounter him can ever be the same again. Empathic by nature and drawn to fight evil, his shambling visage inspires fear - and whatever knows fear burns at the Man-Thing's touch. Whether danger rises from the swamp or the city, the past or the future, outer space or the human soul, the Man-Thing awaits! Collecting ASTONISHING TALES (1970) #12-13; FEAR #11-18, and material from #10 and #19; MAN-THING (1974) #1-22, GIANT-SIZE MAN-THING #1-3 and material from #4-5, INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #197-198; MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) #68; MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #43; MAN-THING (1979) #1-11; DR. STRANGE (1974) #41; and material from SAVAGE TALES (1971) #1, MONSTERS UNLEASHED #5 and #8-9, and RAMPAGING HULK (1977) #7.

1192 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$125.00

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6463-0

Trim size: oversized

MAN-THING OMNIBUS HC BRUNNER COVER (DM ONLY)

1192 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$125.00

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6468-5

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: SGT. FURY VOL. 4 HC

Written by ROY THOMAS with DICK AYERS & GARY FRIEDRICH

Penciled by DICK AYERS

Cover by DICK AYERS

All right, ya goldbricks! Stand at attention and salute the good Sgt. Fury and his latest cache of World War II adventures brought to you by none other than the MARVEL MASTERWORKS! Your mission includes action on the Greek front, covert operations inside Berlin, incursions into Rommel's North African territory and a rendezvous with the French resistance - and that's just to shake the dust off. You'll also read the Howling Commandos' origin, meet a new member of the group in ex-Nazi Eric Koenig and face off with Colonel Klaue's crack Blitzkrieg Squad. It's war action in the mighty Marvel manner - so report for duty as requested, or it'll be permanent K.P. duty. Dismissed! Collecting SGT. FURY AND HIS HOWLING COMMANDOS #33-43.

248 PGS./All Ages ...$69.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5959-9

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: SGT. FURY VOL. 4 HC - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 187 (DM ONLY)

248 PGS./All Ages ...$69.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5960-5

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 8 TPB

Written by STAN LEE

Penciled by JACK KIRBY

Cover by JACK KIRBY & RICHARD ISANOVE

Pony up, True Believer, the eighth manic MASTERWORKS featuring the First Family of Funnybooks is coming your way! Collecting an ironclad cadre of classics, this one's packed with more drama than you can shake a Skrull at! The Silver Surfer pursued by none other than the world-devouring Galactus; the FF vs. Spidey, DD and Thor in a barnstorming brouhaha; a fantastic voyage into the Microverse to battle the Psycho-Man; the Thing - cured; the first appearance of Annihilus; Crystal of the Inhumans joins the FF; and one of comics' most historic moments, the birth of Franklin Richards! It just doesn't stop! This one's a humdinger so chock-full of excitement it's ready to burst! And it's brought to you by the minds that made Marvel magnificent, Stan and Jack! 'Nuff Said! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #72-81 and ANNUAL #6.

272 PGS./All Ages ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6294-0

MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 8 TPB - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 42 (DM ONLY)

272 PGS./All Ages ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6295-7

SPIDER-MAN: ENDS OF THE EARTH HC

Written by DAN SLOTT, BRIAN CLEVINGER, ROB WILLIAMS & TY TEMPLETON

Penciled by THONY SILAS, STEFANO CASELLI, HUMBERTO RAMOS & MATTHEW CLARK

Cover by STEFANO CASELLI

The Doc Ock story you've waited 50 years for! Dr. Otto Octavius holds the entire Earth hostage with his dying breath. The world may be ready to give in to his demands, but Spider-Man and his fellow Avengers sure aren't! Spidey and the Avengers face off with the Sinister Six in a globe-hopping showdown, but the stakes are dangerously raised when Sandman takes control of the entire Sahara desert! The Earth inches ever closer to destruction - so how does Doc Ock suddenly become its greatest hero? Why do the Avengers become his new Sinister Six? And what price will Spider-Man pay to buy the whole world one more day?! Guest-starring Black Widow, Silver Sable, Union Jack, Big Hero Six and Dr. Doom! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: ENDS OF THE EARTH #1, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #682-687 and AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #8.

192 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6005-2

Trim size: oversized

SCARLET SPIDER VOL. 1: LIFE AFTER DEATH PREMIERE HC

Written by CHRIS YOST

Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN & NEIL EDWARDS

Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

Spinning out of SPIDER-ISLAND, the secrets of the new Scarlet Spider are revealed! Spider-Man's dark clone Kaine has taken up the heroic mantle and relocated to Houston, Texas, to begin a new life. But when Scarlet stands up to corruption in his adopted home, he discovers not everyone's happy to have a new hero in town - and Houston's super-criminal scene makes itself known! As the Assassin's Guild arrives to hunt for his head, Kaine's dark past returns to haunt him. And when Scarlet races against time to defuse a nuclear bomb, his heroics make him the target of Kraven the Hunter's daughter - and attract the ire of the Avengers! And what dark visions does Madame Web have of Kaine's future? Collecting SCARLET SPIDER #1-6 and material from POINT ONE #1.

144 PGS./Rated T+ ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6308-4

Trim size: standard

SPIDER-MAN: NOTHING CAN STOP THE JUGGERNAUT PREMIERE HC

Written by ROGER STERN & JAN STRNAD

Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR. & RICK LEONARDI

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

It's the slugfest no one can forget! Webs won't stop him, electricity won't stop him - even a wrecking ball to the face won't stop him! But with friend and ally Madame Web near death, Spider-Man's got to stop the Juggernaut somehow! Plus: the Vulture's attacking from the air, and the Foolkiller's shooting from the shadows, but it's the Black Cat who strikes the keenest blow - to the web-slinger's heart! One of the eighties' most memorable super-hero romances takes off, and you are there! Featuring appearances by the Avengers, the Defenders, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #224-230.

168 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6263-6

Trim size: standard

SPIDER-MAN: NOTHING CAN STOP THE JUGGERNAUT PREMIERE HC - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 105 (DM ONLY)

168 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6264-3

SPIDER-MAN: THE COMPLETE

BEN REILLY EPIC BOOK 5 TPB


Written by TOM DEFALCO, TODD DEZAGO,

HOWARD MACKIE, GEORGE PEREZ & JAMES FELDER

Penciled by MARK BAGLEY, RON GARNEY, RON FRENZ, LUKE ROSS, MIKE WIERINGO, SAL BUSCEMA, JOHN ROMITA JR., STEVE GEIGER, DARICK ROBERTSON, DAN JURGENS, BRANDON MCKINNEY & JOE BENNETT

Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Peter Parker lies gravely ill in a hospital bed - so who's that swinging around the Big Apple? It's Ben Reilly, the former Scarlet Spider and newly christened Spider-Man! But our webbed rookie soon finds out his new super ID isn't going to grant him a free pass when the likes of Swarm, Will O' the Wisp, Dragon Man, the Lizard, and other baleful bad guys rear their malevolent heads! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #414-416 and material from ANNUAL '96, SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN (1996) #7-10, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #235-239, SPIDER-MAN (1990) #71-72, SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #4, and SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED (1993) #13.

464 PGS./Rated T ...$39.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6383-1

SPIDER-MAN:

THE NEXT CHAPTER VOL. 3 TPB


Written by HOWARD MACKIE, JOHN BYRNE

& GREGORY WRIGHT

Penciled by JOHN BYRNE, ERIK LARSEN, KLAUS JANSON, ANDY KUHN, LEE WEEKS, JOHN ROMITA JR. & GRAHAM NOLAN Cover by LEE WEEKS

If popularity is based on how many bad guys you've got gunning for you, then Spidey wins hands down over any other hero - bar none! This third volume of Spidey's late-'90s relaunch is proof of that - as evidenced by blazing battles against Electro, Mysterio, Kraven, Venom, the Green Goblin, Carnage, the Ghost, the Hulk, the Thing and more! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) #13-19 and ANNUAL 2000, PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN (1999) #13-19 and SPIDER-WOMAN (1999) #9.

300 PGS./Rated T ...$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5977-3

HULK: SEASON ONE PREMIERE HC

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by TOM FOWLER

Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO

New York Times bestseller Fred Van Lente (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and acclaimed artist Tom Fowler (VENOM) retell the beginnings of the green goliath for a new generation! This is the definitive origin of the Hulk - as well as Betty Ross, now Red She-Hulk; and General "Thunderbolt" Ross, now the avenging Red Hulk! Plus: Gamma Base, Rick Jones and the introduction of a new Hulk villain that will continue to haunt both him and his alter ego, Dr. Bruce Banner, in present continuity! Also includes INCREDIBLE HULK (2011) #1.

136 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6388-6

Trim size: standard

HALO: FALL OF REACH HC

Written by BRIAN REED

Penciled by FELIX RUIZ

Cover by FELIX RUIZ

The legend of Master Chief begins here! Under the threat of civil war, the United Nations Space Command initiates a clandestine military program to create super-soldiers. One recruit, a boy named John, swiftly rises above the rest - using his superior speed, intelligence and adaptability to become the most legendary warrior the galaxy has ever known! Then: When the UNSC encounters the Covenant, an alien race bent on obliterating humanity, they send in Master Chief and his Spartans. But when the relentless Covenant begins invading the planet Reach, the UNSC is rapidly pushed to its breaking point - and Master Chief must decide between saving the planet or the fleet! Collecting HALO: FALL OF REACH - BOOT CAMP #1-4, HALO: FALL OF REACH - COVENANT #1-4 and HALO: FALL OF REACH - INVASION #1-4.

336 PGS./17 & Up ...$49.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6569-9

Trim size: oversized

© 2011 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft, 343 Industries, the 343 Industries logo, Halo, the Halo logo, Xbox, Xbox 360, and the Xbox logos,

are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

X-MEN: BISHOP'S CROSSING HC

Written by WHILCE PORTACIO, JIM LEE, JOHN BYRNE, SCOTT LOBDELL & FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by WHILCE PORTACIO, JOHN ROMITA JR., ANDY KUBERT, TOM RANEY, RURIK TYLER,

MARK TEXEIRA & ART THIBERT

Cover by WHILCE PORTACIO

When the Upstarts overthrow the Hellfire Club in a bloody coup, the X-Men are caught in the middle! But their battle is interrupted when hundreds of escaped convicts arrive from the future - pursued by the mutant policeman called Bishop! Raised since childhood on the legends of the X-Men, how will this hard-edged fish out of water react to meeting his idols face-to-face? And what deadly portent of doom does Bishop carry with him? Plus: Colossus' long-lost brother Mikhail returns, but he's gone completely mad - and that's a "gift" he plans on sharing with the Morlocks! Storm and Forge's romance is changed forever! And Professor X's childhood secrets are revealed when the X-Men invade the Alamogordo research facility and battle Hazard! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #281-293, and X-MEN (1991) #12-13 and material from #10-11.

392 PGS./Rated T ...$49.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5349-8

Trim size: oversized

AVENGERS: THE BRIDE OF ULTRON PREMIERE HC

Written by GERRY CONWAY & JIM SHOOTER

Penciled by DON HECK, SAL BUSCEMA, GEORGE PÉREZ, GEORGE TUSKA & JOHN BYRNE

Covers by JACK KIRBY & GEORGE PÉREZ

It's a marathon of villainy as the Avengers face one powerhouse after another! Ultron wants his wedding to herald the Avengers' funerals, but he's only one item on the team's calendar of criminals to contain! There's also Graviton and the Grim Reaper - the wrath of a god and the wrath of a godslayer! And two Avengers turn against the team - or do they? Guest-starring the Champions, the Defenders, and lots and lots of ants! Featuring heroes of the Wild West, the Golden Age and the X-books! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #157-166.

184 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6251-3

Trim size: standard

AVENGERS: THE BRIDE OF ULTRON PREMIERE HC - VARIANT EDITION VOL. 104 (DM ONLY)

184 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6252-0

DEADPOOL VOL. 11: DEAD PREMIERE HC

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by CARLO BARBERI & ALE GARZA

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Deadpool is desperate to end it all, but his powerful healing factor makes dying a near-impossibility. Undaunted, Deadpool sets out to make it happen regardless - but when he finds the one thing in the world that can kill him, will he get his wish? And will his teammates in X-Force stop him - or pull the trigger themselves? Would Marvel really kill off a character with a movie rumored? Do you expect us to spoil the ending in a solicit? Guest-starring Daken and more! Collecting DEADPOOL (2008) #50-54.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6242-1

Trim size: standard

FANTASTIC FOUR BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 5 PREMIERE HC

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Penciled by STEVE EPTING, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, MING DOYLE, LEINIL FRANCIS YU,

FAREL DALRYMPLE & BARRY KITSON

Cover by MIKE CHOI

THIS IS IT! The epic conclusion of Jonathan Hickman's three-year story! It's the Kree Empire vs. the Negative Zone's fearsome Annihilation Wave - with Earth's heroes caught in the middle! And if that weren't enough, Galactus arrives to judge the world! As the Future Foundation makes its return, Galactus takes on the Celestials, and the Fantastic Four make their final stand. Finally, it's Clobberin' Time! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #600-604.

160 PGS./Rated T ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6152-3

Trim size: standard

FORMIC WARS: SILENT STRIKE PREMIERE HC

Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD & AARON JOHNSTON

Penciled by GIANCARLO CARACUZZO

Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

With 44 million people killed by the toxic gas the alien Formics unleashed in China, the only hope of a counter-agent lies with Mazer Rackham and the Mobile Operations Police safely retrieving a sample. Meanwhile, young asteroid miner Victor Delgado has snuck aboard the Formic mothership in hopes of taking it down alone - and boy is he is for a big disappointment. Meanwhile, Captain O'Toole and his unit take on the Formic Death Squads, but the humans are outnumbered a hundred to one! Besieged on all sides, the Formics fight to the bitter end - but as the Hegemon of Earth is revealed, is it truly the end after all? Collecting FORMIC WARS: SILENT STRIKE #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-3614-9

Trim size: standard

SECRET AVENGERS BY RICK REMENDER VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC

Written by RICK REMENDER

Penciled by PATRICK ZIRCHER & GABRIEL HARDMAN

Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

The new era of Secret Avengers begins here! Enter Captain Britain and Giant-Man, as Hawkeye becomes the new leader! First, Hawkeye and Captain America undertake a mission to the Red Light Nation, a country run by criminals for criminals! Then, the Adaptoids strike - but who are the Descendants? An Avenger will die to find out, as the team literally journeys to the center of the Earth and discovers a city of evolving automatons! Hawkeye's leadership is put to the ultimate test as the beleaguered team tries to stop the final ascension of the Adaptoids, Deathlok Legion, Sentinaughts, Ultravisions, Machine People and more! Plus: A new member joins! A spy in their midst! The lighthouse compromised! And a race is born! Collecting SECRET AVENGERS #21.1 and #22-25.

120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6118-9

Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES

BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 2 PREMIERE HC


Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

& SAM HUMPHRIES

Penciled by ESAD RIBIC & LUKE ROSS

Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

As the Hulk makes his raging return, the Ultimates encounter the People! S.H.I.E.L.D. is taken over - but where does that leave the Ultimates? Can Nick Fury pick up the pieces of his broken team? As a decision is made that changes the Ultimate Universe forever, nations begin to tumble - and the United States could be next to fall! Then, it's the beginning of a new era - but how do Nick Fury and the Ultimates move forward? Reed Richards becomes the World's Most Wanted, Tony Stark must survive without Iron Man and Fury's fate is revealed! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #7-12.

144 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5719-9

Trim size: standard

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN

BY NICK SPENCER VOL. 2

PREMIERE HC


Written by NICK SPENCER

Penciled by CARLO BARBERI & PACO MEDINA

Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

As Pietro struggles with the aftermath of Stryker's attack on New York, the Scarlet Witch returns - with a warning. Then, Karen Grant, Liz Allen and Derek Morgan - Ultimate X - attempt to navigate their way through a strange new world when they discover SEAR, home of the People and mutantkind's last best hope. Plus: Nick Fury's covert mutant strategy comes back to haunt him when the truth about the government's involvement in the creation of mutants goes public! Storm, Colossus and the other inmates of Camp Angel - the government's "mutant solution" - take action. But when the Nimrod Fleet begins a brutal mutant massacre, the inmates must make a desperate last stand. And from the rubble of their battle, a nation is changed forever. Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #7-12.

144 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6133-2

Trim size: standard

WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN:

ALPHA & OMEGA PREMIERE HC


Written by BRIAN WOOD

Penciled by MARK BROOKS & ROLAND BOSCHI

Cover by MARK BROOKS

It's Wolverine vs. Kid Omega for dominance of the Jean Grey School! Quentin Quire has trapped Wolverine and Armor in Wolverine's mind with no escape - and if that weren't bad enough, Wolverine's body is destroying the school! But when Quentin loses control of the Construct, it begins to break down and bleed into the real world. As Quentin enters his own creation as a "player" to regain control, Rachel Grey confronts the invading Berserker in the real world - and Armor makes a decision that could affect her mind and powers permanently! Collecting WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN: ALPHA & OMEGA #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$24.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6400-5

Trim size: standard

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY:

TERRORISM MYTH PREMIERE HC


Written by KIERON GILLEN

Penciled by MITCH BREITWEISER

& RICHARD ELSON

Cover by STEPHANIE HANS

Fallout from FEAR ITSELF leaves thousands trapped in deadly fever dreams around the world. Why is it Loki's fault - again? With a little help from a little god, Nightmare has forged his ultimate weapon: a crown that makes him King of Fear. Will Daimon Hellstrom, the Son of Satan, let Loki get away with his unwitting villainy? Nightmare is consolidating his hold on the world, and the time for heroism is over. Now it's time for something else. Plus: The stage is set for a deadly new year when the most unpopular boy in Asgard receives a certain four-pawed, fire-breathing present. What will Loki do with this most unwelcome gift? Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #632-636.

120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6370-1

Trim size: standard

X-MEN/STEVE ROGERS: ESCAPE FROM THE NEGATIVE ZONE TPB

Written by JAMES ASMUS

Penciled by NICK BRADSHAW, IBRAIM ROBERSON & MAX FIUMARA

Cover by NICK BRADSHAW

It should come as no surprise: Bad things happen to good people in the Negative Zone. When the X-Men try to build an extradimensional bridge to Limbo, an explosion sucks Cyclops, Hope, Dr. Nemesis and Namor the Sub-Mariner into the Negative Zone instead! Cast adrift in the strange dimension, the X-Men are besieged by giant monsters, insectoid soldiers, and the lord and master of the Negative Zone himself: Blastaar, the Living Bomb-Burst! As Namor goes mad from lack of water, and Dr. Nemesis pursues his own agenda, Blastaar captures Cyclops and Hope - broadcasting hostage demands back to Earth. Enter Steve Rogers, Super-Soldier - the original Captain America! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL (2006) #3, STEVE ROGERS: SUPER-SOLDIER ANNUAL #1 and NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT ANNUAL #1.

112 PGS./Rated T ...$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5561-4

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER VOL. 1 TPB

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by STEVE MCNIVEN

& GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

At long last, Steve Rogers is back as Captain America! But as he mourns his first love - Peggy Carter, a battlefield ally during World War II - a mysterious figure from their past returns with the Sentinel of Liberty in his crosshairs. Who is Codename: Bravo, and what decades-long grudge could drive him to target his one-time brother-in-arms? Deadly secrets will surface and send shockwaves through the lives of everyone Steve holds dear! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (2011) #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5709-0

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY: THE LIFE STORY OF BUCKY BARNES TPB

Written by ED BRUBAKER & MARK ANDREYKO

Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE

Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Orphan. Troublemaker. Mascot. James "Bucky" Barnes spent his youth trying to find a place where he could belong - and he finally found it in a world ripped apart by war. The scrappy mascot of Fort Lehigh, Bucky could never have known the future that was just around the corner for him. Destined to become Captain America's sidekick and staunch ally, Bucky combined the fighting techniques that made him a notorious schoolyard brawler with intensive black-ops training to become one of America's greatest heroes of World War II. But behind the propaganda and tales of wartime feats lies the truth: Some heroes are born great; others are made great. But a select few must go through hell before they discover what kind of hero they truly are. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #620-624.

112 PGS./Rated T ...$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5124-1

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER - THE BATTLE OF TULL TPB

Written by PETER DAVID & ROBIN FURTH

Penciled by MICHAEL LARK

Cover by MICHAEL LARK

Roland Deschain, last of the gunslingers, continues searching for the Man in Black. Instead, he finds Tull, last stop of civilization - a town of devil grass, desert sand and despair. A town of lost souls, including Allie, the once-pretty barmaid whose encounter with the Man in Black left her saddled with a fearsome, cursed secret. Tull may seem to be on the very edge of the world, with nothing past the horizon but a steep fall to oblivion, but Roland believes otherwise: that beyond Tull lies a hidden truth that means everything to the fate of Mid-World. The Man in Black holds the key to that mystery, and Roland is going to keep following him - even through a trap set in Tull - to unlock it. Collecting DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER - THE BATTLE OF TULL #1-5.

136 PGS./Parental AdvisorySLC ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-4934-7

©2011 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID VOL. 1 TPB

Written by MARK WAID

Penciled by PAOLO RIVERA & MARCOS MARTIN

Cover by PAOLO RIVERA

It's a fresh start for the Man Without Fear, with the all-star creative team of writer Mark Waid (CAPTAIN AMERICA) and artists Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) at the helm! Matt Murdock is back in New York, but not everyone is happy to see him. Hoping to resuscitate his law practice, he takes on a police-brutality case - but someone is trying to silence the victim. While Murdock struggles in court, Daredevil hits the streets as Klaw, master of sound, makes his deadly return! Then, the blind literally lead the blind as a visually impaired client targeted for assassination holds the key to a global conspiracy perpetrated by some familiar foes. Can Daredevil protect the young man long enough to bring down an international criminal organization, or will their deadly enforcer get to him first? Collecting DAREDEVIL (2011) #1-6.

152 PGS./Rated T+ ...$15.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5238-5

FF BY JONATHAN HICKMAN VOL. 2 TPB

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Penciled by GREG TOCCHINI, STEVE EPTING & BARRY KITSON

Cover by DANIEL ACUÑA

It's a new era for the FF in every way imaginable! Black Bolt has returned from seeming death; Dr. Doom, the Wizard, the Mad Thinker and Diablo have joined the Future Foundation; and four alternate-reality Reed Richards are scheming to ignite war among the fabled Four Cities. But all that could be moot because the Kree Supreme Intelligence has designs on Earth's destruction - the resolution of a power play 300,000 years in the making. And if all this weren't enough, Attilan, realm of the Inhumans, has appeared above the planet - a harbinger not only of its ruler's return, but also of an epic conflagration with the High Evolutionary! Collecting FF #6-11.

144 PGS./Rated T ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5770-0

ASTONISHING X-MEN VOL. 8: CHILDREN OF THE BROOD TPB

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE, JAMES ASMUS & CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by JUAN BOBILLO, GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA, DAVID YARDIN & DAVE COCKRUM

Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

The fearsome Brood have overtaken the orbital research satellite known as Pandora's Box - stranding Beast's girlfriend, S.W.O.R.D. agent Abigail Brand. Embarking on a daring rescue mission, Beast, Storm, Colossus, Kitty Pryde and Lockheed will encounter old friends and older enemies. But to escape the inescapable Pandora's Box - commissioned to house hazardous experiments on the universe's horrors - they must not only survive one of the most dangerous alien species in existence, but also make an impossible decision: Even if it means sparing untold lives, can the X-Men bring themselves to rescue the Brood along with their friends? Plus: a classic tale of the Brood by Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum! Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) #38, #40, #42, #43 and UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #162.

112 PGS./Rated T+ ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5788-5

Trim size: standard

HERC: THE COMPLETE SERIES BY GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE TPB

Written by GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by NEIL EDWARDS, MIKE GRELL,

JUNE BRIGMAN & DAVID HAHN

Cover by CHRIS STEVENS

A bold new era for the Lion of Olympus! Hercules is back, minus his powers - but when mythic evil stalks the streets, what is the son of Zeus to do? He takes 3000 years of combat experience, raids Ares' armory for the most fearsome weapons of legend, and gets medieval! But what chance does a mere mortal have against FEAR ITSELF's army of monsters and super villains? Plus: when Spider-Island erupts, Hercules finds himself "infested" with spider-powers of his own. Can you handle ... the Incredible Spider-Herc?! Then: Zeus decides to move in with his wayward son after an angry Hera de-powers him. Herc teams up with the assassin Elektra to take on some powerful foes ... but will Zeus muck everything up? You bet he will. Collecting HERC #1-6, #6.1 and #7-10.

256 PGS./Rated T+ ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-4723-7

GHOST RIDER: THE COMPLETE SERIES BY ROB WILLIAMS TPB

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Penciled by MATT CLARK, VALERO SCHITI,

BRIAN CHING, LEE GARBETT & DALIBOR TALAJIC

Cover by ARTURO LOZZI

Witness the violent birth of the new Ghost Rider - come to cleanse the earth with blood, oil and vengeance! When Johnny Blaze finally rids himself of the Spirit of Vengeance, the curse passes to new host Alejandra - and Blaze has no idea what nightmares his action has wrought upon the world. As Alejandra burns her way across the nation, Blaze and the Avenger Hawkeye decide to track her down - while the new Ghost Rider struggles to control the power of the Spirit of Vengeance and declares war on Hell itself to save the souls of those she has damned! Can Blaze and Alejandra triumph over the Ghost Rider's curse, or will the planet be consumed in a cleansing firestorm? Collecting GHOST RIDER (2011) #0.1 and #1-9.

232 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5734-2

ULTIMATE COMICS HAWKEYE BY JONATHAN HICKMAN TPB

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL

Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

From the pages of ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES comes Ultimate Hawkeye! Nick Fury faces a trio of impossible, earth-shattering crises. With S.H.I.E.LD.'s forces divided across the globe, there's an urgent mission only one man can handle. The Ultimates' resident bad boy - Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye - will have to infiltrate deep into the Southeast Asian Republic to deal with civil unrest that threatens the future of mutantkind - but he won't be going it alone. Under his command are the mysterious and untested mutants of Ultimate X, and the even more unpredictable Hulk! They say Hawkeye never misses - but there's a first time for everything! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS HAWKEYE #1-4.

112 PGS./Rated T+ ...$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5744-1

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 1 TPB

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Penciled by SARA PICHELLI, SALVADOR LARROCA & CLAYTON CRAIN

Cover by KAARE ANDREWS

A new era of Ultimate Spider-Man starts here, in the event that grabbed worldwide headlines! Before the original Spider-Man died, young Miles Morales was poised to start the next chapter in his life in a new school. Then, the bite of a stolen, genetically altered spider granted the grade-schooler incredible arachnid-like powers. Now, Miles has been thrust into a world he doesn't understand, with only gut instinct and a little thing called responsibility as his only guides. Can he live up to Peter Parker's legacy? Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #1-5 and ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #4.

136 PGS./Rated T+ ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5713-7

THE PUNISHER BY GREG RUCKA VOL. 1 TPB

Written by GREG RUCKA

Penciled by MARCO CHECCHETTO & MAX FIUMARA

Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Criminals, take warning - the Punisher is gunning for you! When a brutal mass murder reveals a gang war brewing in the shadows, only one man can deliver vengeance on the guilty: the Punisher. But Frank Castle is a force of nature. Once he's unleashed, none who cross his path - not unwitting victims, conflicted cops, super villains or fearless reporters - will emerge unscathed. The guilty will be punished - and in this world, no one is innocent. Collecting PUNISHER (2011) #1-5 and material from SPIDER-ISLAND: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5735-9

X-MEN: FF TPB

Written by VICTOR GISCHLER

Penciled by WILL CONRAD, JORGE MOLINA

& MIRCO PIERFEDERICI

Cover by JORGE MOLINA

An inter-dimensional rescue mission - with dinosaurs! When the Future Foundation discovers a distress beacon from another dimension, they turn to the heroes best suited to help: the X-Men! But these are strange times for both teams: the X-Men are aligned with their arch-nemesis Magneto, while the FF has forged an uneasy alliance with their own eternal enemy, Dr. Doom. When the two teams hop dimensions to rescue Cyclops' ex-girlfriend, sea captain Lee Forrester, they encounter dinosaurs, alien invaders and an old friend in Skull the Slayer. But what is the greatest threat? The dinosaurs? The aliens? Or Doom and Magneto? Plus: the mutant super heroes meet the new Ghost Rider! Collecting X-MEN (2010) #15.1 and #16-19.

112 PGS./Rated T ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6070-0

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE - THE PRIDE COMES BEFORE THE FALL TPB

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Penciled by MICHELE BERTILORENZI, RILEY ROSSMO, MATTEO BUFFAGNI & ANDREA MUTTI

Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Daken is a man on a bloody mission. When he came to Los Angeles, he believed the position of West Coast Kingpin was there for the taking. But the City of Angels has a new crime lord, the "Claws" serial killer continues to cause carnage in the dark areas of the Hollywood Hills, and the Heat drug's grip on Daken is growing daily - scarring his mind and body. It's the perfect time, then, for Daken to find himself battling the Avenger with multiple personalities: Moon Knight! And when the shadow king of the Hollywood Hills is revealed, Daken suddenly finds himself the most wanted man in America - with the entire LAPD and the FBI on his tail! Collecting DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #13-19.

152 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5236-1

X-FACTOR VOL. 14:

SUPER UNNATURAL TPB


Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO

& LEONARD KIRK

Cover by DAVID YARDIN

X-Factor Investigations has been taking on stranger and stranger cases lately - but when an eerie sighting leads the group to the hometown of its leader, Jamie Madrox, they stumble onto an even bigger mystery than they could have imagined. As they work to uncover the deadly secret behind Bloodbath, their own secrets threaten to tear X-Factor apart - and will ultimately claim the life of a team member! Collecting X-FACTOR (1986) #224.1 and #225-228.

112 PGS./Rated T+ ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6059-5

THOR: THE DEVIANTS SAGA TPB

Written by ROB RODI

Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Beneath the ruins of Asgard, the Deviant villainess Ereshkigal seeks a mystic means of saving her race from extinction - and finds instead a weapon capable of dissolving all reality. With the Eternals who would oppose her mysteriously vanished, Thor stands alone - to stop the entire Deviant race from dominating the world! Collecting THOR: THE DEVIANTS SAGA #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6306-0

RED HULK: HAUNTED TPB

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by ELENA CASAGRANDE

& CARLO PAGULAYAN

Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

It's the Hulk smackdown you've been waiting for when Red She-Hulk shows up to confront big daddy! But when the Eternals attack, has Red Hulk set in motion the end of the world? As betrayal strikes Red's new cadre of villains, Red finds himself being haunted by ghosts of his past. But whose ghosts are they - and who, or what, is the dark figure hunting him? Red Hulk wants answers - but so do Raizo Kodo and the Forgiven! Does salvation lie in the hands of the Legion of Monsters? Guest-starring Hercules, Dr. Strange, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Daredevil and more! Plus: the return of Zero/One! Collecting HULK (2008) #47-52.

144 PGS./Rated T+ ...$16.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6099-1

COUNTER X: X-FORCE -

RAGE WAR TPB


Written by IAN EDGINTON & WARREN ELLIS Penciled by JORGE LUCAS & WHILCE PORTACIO Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

Regrouping after the loss of their leader, Pete Wisdom, X-Force is forced to deal with some bizarre goings-on in California - namely, normal humans suddenly transforming into grotesque monsters! But there's a lot more to this situation than merely morbid mutations - as Cannonball, Warpath, Domino and the rest find out when they encounter international subterfuge in the form of Russian Warborgs sent to kill! Collecting X-FORCE (1991) #110-115 and #102 ROUGH CUT.

176 PGS./Rated T ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5973-5

INCREDIBLE HULK:

REGRESSION TPB


Written by BILL MANTLO

Penciled by SAL BUSCEMA & HERB TRIMPE Cover by AL MILGROM

Bruce Banner still controls the mind and body of his green-skinned alter ego, but for how long? Banner, estranged from Betty Ross, settles in at his new Northwind laboratory as Kate Waynesboro enters his life as his research assistant - and soon becomes his new love interest. But what ulterior motive is she hiding? Then, when the Hulk returns from Battleworld after the Beyonder's Secret Wars, Banner's all-too precarious hold on his savage half begins slipping - threatening to destroy the happiness he's finally attained! It all comes to a head in a no-holds-barred battle against the entire Marvel Universe - and the ending will shock you! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #286-295 & #297-300 and ANNUAL #12.

384 PGS./Rated T ...$39.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6259-9

AVENGERS: THE TRIAL OF YELLOWJACKET TPB

Written by JIM SHOOTER, DAVID MICHELINIE, STEVEN GRANT & ROGER STERN

Penciled by ALAN KUPPERBERG, BOB HALL, ALAN WEISS, DON PERLIN, GREG LAROCQUE,

MARK BRIGHT, SAL BUSCEMA & AL MILGROM

Cover by AL MILGROM

The end of an era! They say pride comes before the fall, and this tumultuous tome is proof of that! When longstanding and founding Avenger Hank Pym - in his guise as Yellowjacket - demonstrates reckless behavior in battle, his fellow members schedule a formal court-martial hearing to determine the fate of their emotionally conflicted comrade. Will Yellowjacket triumph over his inner demons - or crumble under the pressure of being an Avenger? Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #212-230.

432 PGS./Rated T ...$39.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6207-0

AVENGERS: WEST COAST

AVENGERS - FAMILY TIES TPB


Written by STEVE ENGLEHART

Penciled by AL MILGROM & RICHARD HOWELL

Cover by AL MILGROM

The ties that bind can be the worst kind! The West Coast Avengers fight demons, robots, zombies and more in this collection of eighties extravagan zas! The Grim Reaper wants his brother dead, and Ultron wants the same for his father - leaving the Vision and Scarlet Witch between two bloodlines getting bloodier by the minute! Guest-starring the Rangers and the ever-lovin', blue-eyed Thing! Plus: Wonder Man in a role that will surprise you! Collecting WEST COAST AVENGERS (1985) #1-9 and VISION AND THE SCARLET WITCH (1985) #1-2.

296 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6216-2

THING CLASSIC VOL. 2 TPB

Written by JOHN BYRNE, MIKE CARLIN

& BOB HARRAS

Penciled by RON WILSON & JOHN BYRNE Cover by JOHN BYRNE

One of the grandest epics in the history of Aunt Petunia's favorite nephew - that's bashful Benjamin J. Grimm, the Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing, to you and me - is collected for the first time! Choosing to remain on the Beyonder's Battleworld, Ben finds that while the planet may change, things are as hectic as ever for him! From duplicate Things to showdowns with classic monsters, Ben shows he has the right stuff no matter what the odds! Ride along with Rocky Grimm, Space Ranger, in this second volume from his fan-favorite series! Collecting THING (1983) #11-22 and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #274.

304 PGS./Rated T ...$34.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-5979-7

THUNDERBOLTS

CLASSIC VOL. 3 TPB


Written by KURT BUSIEK, KARL KESEL

& BARBARA KESEL

Penciled by MARK BAGLEY & GEORGE PEREZ Cover by MARK BAGLEY

The Thunderbolts return to Earth after an interdimensional journey to Kosmos, but there's no rest for the weary as they find themselves pursued by S.H.I.E.L.D. - as well as a recovering Baron Zemo, who's out for their blood! Also, Atlas must contend with the mighty Hercules, seeking revenge for injuries suffered in years past! Guest starring the Masters of Evil and the Avengers, and introducing the new Citizen V! Collecting THUNDERBOLTS #15-22 and #0, CAPTAIN AMERICA & CITIZEN V ANNUAL 1998, and AVENGERS (1998) #12.

288 PGS./Rated T ...$29.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6239-1

ESSENTIAL WEB OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 2 TPB

Written by DAVID MICHELINIE, LARRY LIEBER, LEN KAMINSKI, DWIGHT ZIMMERMAN,

BOB LAYTON, JIM OWSLEY & JM DEMATTEIS

Penciled by MARC SILVESTRI, LARRY LIEBER, JIM FERN, DELL BARRAS, TOM MORGAN,

DAVE SIMONS, STEVE GEIGER & MIKE ZECK

Cover by GREG LAROCQUE

The fan-favorite spin-off series starring your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man continues! Swing along with Spidey as he makes a jaunt over the Atlantic for some adventures in the UK, where he foils an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher! Then, back on this side of the Pond, Spidey has to travel cross-country to retrieve a misplaced web-shooter - before he's targeted in the critically acclaimed epic "Kraven's Last Hunt." Collecting WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #19-32 and ANNUAL #3, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #293-294, and PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #131-132.

480 PGS./Rated T ...$19.99

ISBN: 978-0-7851-6332-9