Full Marvel Comics March 2015 Solicitations: Star Wars, The Black Vortex, Howard The Duck, And More
Marvel Comics has released their full solicitations for comics shipping in March 2015.The new [...]
Marvel Comics has released their full solicitations for comics shipping in March 2015.
The new Marvel line of Star Wars comics highlights the month, once again, with the launch of a third series, Princess Leia by Mark Waid and Terry Dodson. The five-issue miniseries launches alongside the third issues of Star Wars and Darth Vader.
The Marvel Universe has its own space opera going on as the X-Men/Guardians of the Galaxy crossover event, The Black Vortex, continues in the pages All-New X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Legendary Star-Lord, and other related books.
On top of all that, Howard the Duckmakes his return in a new series by Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones.
Check out Marvel's full solicitations below.
PRINCESS LEIA #1-2 (of 5)
MARK WAID (w) • TERRY DODSON (a/C)
ISSUE #1 - Teaser Variant COVER by JOHN CASSADAY
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER C BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS
VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS
YOUNG VARIANT BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY BILL SIENKIEWICZ
MOVIE VARIANT COVER
BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
ISSUE #2 - VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• When Princess Leia Organa was captured by the Empire as a Rebel spy, she never betrayed her convictions, even in the face of the complete destruction of her home world, Alderaan. When her rescue came, she grabbed a blaster and joined the fight, escaping back to the Rebel Alliance and helping strike the biggest blow against the Empire—the destruction of the Death Star. But in the aftermath of that victory, the question remains...what is a princess without a world?
• Writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, S.H.I.E.L.D.) and artist Terry Dodson (Avengers & X-Men: Axis, Uncanny X-Men) bring us a story of Leia's quest to help her people and find her place in the galaxy.
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T …$3.99 (EACH)
DARTH VADER #3
KIERON GILLEN (W) • SALVADOR LARROCA (A)
Cover by ADI GRANOV
VARIANT COVER BY SALVADOR LARROCA
• When a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to?
• Meet Aphra—the galaxy's foremost raider of lost weaponry!
• Plus: could these be the deadly droids she's looking for?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
Star Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Star Wars are © 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd.
STAR WARS #3
JASON AARON (W) • JOHN CASSADAY (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY LEINIL YU
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY JOHN CASSADAY
THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME CONTINUES!
• The attack on Cymoon-1 comes crashing to an end!
• Will the Rebels overcome Vader to strike another blow against the Empire?
• And is Luke ready to be the Jedi Ben wanted him to be?
ALL-NEW X-MEN #39
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (w) • MAHMUD ASRAR (a)
COVER BY Alexander Lozano
COSMICALLY ENHANCED VARIANT BY ANDREA SORRENTINO
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY FAITH ERIN HICKS
Chapter 5 of the BLACK VORTEX!
• Storm formulates a plan as the heroes fail to penetrate Mr. Knife's Flying Fortress. Meanwhile, Beast and Kitty travel to Spartax to decipher the secrets of the Vortex book. And to make matters worse, Kitty and Peter's relationship takes a downward turn!
GUARDIANS TEAM-UP #3
SAM HUMPHRIES (w) • Mike Mayhew (a/C)
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• THE BLACK VORTEX continues to ravage the galaxy!
• When the Black Vortex strikes at the heart of the Kree Empire, Ronan the Accuser must join the battle with the Guardians!
• Will Ronan make the ultimate betrayal to save his Kree brothers?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #25
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (w) • VALERIO SCHITI (a/C)
VARIANT COVER BY ANDREA SORRENTINO
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY ERICA HENDERSON
Chapter 7 of the BLACK VORTEX!
• Double-sizes spectacular! Rocket and Magik in action! Beast defeated and broken! Gamora on the offensive! Ronan deposed! Star-Lord defiant! Nova gives chase! This issue surely has it all!
40 PGS./Rated T …$4.99
GERRY DUGGAN (w)
DAVID BALDEON (a)
Cover by ORPHANS CHEEPS
BLACK VORTEX TIE-IN!
• Nova joins the Guardians of the Galaxy and the X-Men for a huge adventure.
• With the Black Vortex itself in his possession, Sam goes on the run for his life. Good thing they call him the human rocket!
LEGENDARY STAR-LORD #10
SAM HUMPHRIES (w)
PACO MEDINA (a/C)
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY TBA
Chapter 9 of the BLACK VORTEX!
• The heroes return from Hala only to find the entire planet of Spartax in grave danger! Kitty unlocks the one thing which may leads towards the destruction of the Black Vortex. But will it be in time? And just when things could get any more dire, enter The Brood!
ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #1
JEFF LEMIRE (W) • RAMON PEREZ (A/C)
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY AFUA RICHARDSON
VARIANT COVER BY JEFF LEMIRE
THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK!
• Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone's favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not titles she would use), Team Hawkeye is thrown into an all new adventure spanning two generations of avenging archers. Past and present lives collide as Kate and Clint face a threat that will challenge everything they know about what it means to be Hawkeye.
• But no one puts Hawkeye in a corner.
• Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim March 2015!
BIG THUNDER MOUNTAIN RAILROAD #1 (of 5)
DENNIS HOPELESS (W) • TIGH WALKER (A)
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER A BY BRIAN CROSBY
VARIANT COVER BY Tom Raney
THE WORLD FAMOUS, THRILL-PACKED DISNEY ATTRACTION ROARS TO LIFE AS AN ALL-NEW MARVEL EPIC BURSTING WITH ACTION, ROMANCE, MYSTERY, AND ADVENTURE!
• Millions of fans have climbed aboard the "wildest ride in the wilderness"—and now Marvel hurtles you through the mists of time to reveal the never-before-told saga of how the dangerous gold mine of Big Thunder Mountain became the haunted legend it is today!
• Malevolent mine owner Barnabas T. Bullion is determined to shelter his teen daughter Abigail from the dangers of the Wild West, but this brave young hero has other ideas…which include robbing her own father's mine as a masked bandit!
• Earthquakes! Floods! Dynamite-chewing goats! Can the denizens of Rainbow Ridge survive the clash between mankind's greed and nature's fury? And what is the protective power that dwells deep within the mysterious mountain? Surprises await you in the latest Disney Kingdoms saga by the acclaimed duo of Dennis Hopeless (Spider-Woman) and Tigh Walker (Avengers Undercover)!
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99
Elements based on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad © Disney
HOWARD THE DUCK #1
CHIP ZDARSKY (w) • JOE QUINONES (A/C)
Variant cover by CHIP ZDARSKY
Variant cover by PAUL POPE
VARIANT COVER BY Sara Pichelli
variant COVER BY Val Mayerik
Movie Variant cover also available
• HOT off the pages of the … the post-credits scene at the … the end of a … popular movie … HOWARD THE DUCK is back! Join him as he takes on the weird cases that only a talking duck can crack as the Marvel Universe's resident private investigator!
• Let Sex Criminals' CHIP ZDARSKY (a writer known mostly as an artist) and JOE QUINONES (an artist known mostly as a lover) guide you through his new world as he takes on THE BLACK CAT and MYSTERIOUS FORCES FROM OUTER SPACE!
MILES MORALES: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #11
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • DAVID MARQUEZ (A/C)
• Thanks to MILES, the ULTIMATES are back!
• Because DOCTOR DOOM has revealed his plan and it is more than one web slinger can handle!
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #10
PETER DAVID (w) • WILLIAM SLINEY (a)
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
• Miguel O'Hara has finally found his way back to 2099!
• But none other than the malicious Maestro has taken control of the dimension!
• Looks like Spidey may have to call in some Strange backup.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16
DAN SLOTT & CHRISTOS GAGE (w)
HUMBERTO RAMOS (a/C)
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY MING DOYLE
• Spider-Verse is over, but that doesn't mean Peter Parker is safe.
• Someone (or something) has invaded Parker Industries and is targeting its staff!
• But how? Parker Industries' security can keep out any living thing?!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16.1
GERRY CONWAY (W) • CARLO BARBERI (A)
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
SPIRAL begins here!
• The underworld is in a constant flux and has been since the Kingpin got taken out at SHADOWLAND. That war is heating up and Spidey's going to do something about it.
• But he's not the only one-- Police Captain Yuri Watanabe is trying to curtail the madness both in her day job as a police office and as the vigilante THE WRAITH!
• Do she and Spidey play by the same rules?
ROBBIE THOMPSON (w) • STACEY LEE (a)
Cover by DAVEJOHNSON
• Silk fights a familiar foe with metal tentacles!
• And there's much you still don't know about Silk! Find more out here!
JASON LATOUR (w) • ROBBI RODRIGUEZ (a/C)
Variant Cover by SARA PICHELLI
WHO IS THE VULTURE?!
• Gwen finds herself between a rock (this vulture) and a hard place (the entire NYPD)!
• Don't miss this second issue of the Spider-Character who set the world on fire!
DENNIS HOPELESS (w) • JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (a/C) VARIANT COVER BY KRIS ANKA
DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY KRIS ANKA
VARIANT COVER BY SIYA OUM
• With SPIDER-VERSE in the rear-view, Jessica strikes out to make a new life for herself.
• But she's not going to do it alone, as she's joined by new SPIDER-WOMAN supporting cast-mate and classic Marvel character BEN URICH!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SPECIAL #1
JEFF LOVENESS (w) • LUCA PIZZARI (a)
Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Connecting Variant Cover by ADAM KUBERT
ATTACK ON NEW ATTILAN!
• A blockbuster three-part story spanning AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, INHUMAN and ALL-NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA starts here!
• Something BIG wants to destroy New Attilan. The fact that New Attilan is in the Hudson River puts Manhattan and Spider-Man right in its crosshairs!
• Jeff Loveness (The Jimmy Kimmel Show, DEATH OF WOLVERINE: LOGAN'S LEGACY) pens all three chapters with tremendous artists like Luca Pizzari and connecting variants by super star ADAM KUBERT!
40 PGS./Rated T+…$4.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE
SPIDER-MAN: WEB WARRIORS #5
Adapted by Joe Caramagna
• Spider-Man journeys to the fabled city of K'un-L'un, on a quest to aid Iron Fist.
• Following an assassination attempt, Spidey takes Iron Fist's place in a combat tournament, and faces a powerful warrior known as The Scorpion!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #5
• Hulk and Hawkeye have been trapped in a televised deathmatch by the nefarious Mojo!
• Can they survive the onslaught of killer robot Torgo long enough to escape?
MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2 (of 4)
Based on the hit new series, follow the further adventures of the Guardians of the Galaxy!
• It's a dangerous galaxy, be glad these guys are on our side!
• Continuing the adaptation of the red-hot animated shorts!
GUARDIANS 3000 #6
DAN ABNETT (W) • GERARDO SANDOVAL (A)
Cover by ALEX ROSS
VARIANT COVER BY Gerardo Sandoval
• The past isn't what it used to be... as the Guardians are about to find out at great cost! Even with allies like Star-Lord and the last Nova at their side, can the Guardians meet their greatest challenge ever.... not just guarding the galaxy, but saving the Universe?
• Time-twisting cosmic action and mind-blowing SF adventure!
ROCKET RACCOON #9
SKOTTIE YOUNG (W) • JACOB PARKER (A)
COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY JANET LEE
• In the not-so-distant future, what happens when you water Groot a little too much?
• GROOTZILLA has arrived, and he ain't happy!
• He's faster than a speeding Rocket, more powerful than Drax the Destroyer, and able to eat tall buildings in a single gulp!
NOVA ANNUAL #1
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • DAVID BALDEON (A)
• Nova turns to DOC GREEN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK for help with his busted helmet!
• Their quest takes them halfway across the universe and puts them in danger that even the Hulk can't punch out of!
40 PGS./One Shot/Rated T …$4.99
ANGELA: ASGARD'S ASSASSIN #4
KIERON GILLEN & MARGUERITE BENNETT (W)
PHIL JIMENEZ & STEPHANIE HANS (A)
Cover by STEPHANIE HANS
• We've been to Earth for street level Marvel fun. We've been to the Nine Realms for fantasy Marvel fun. Next up: deep space, for (er) deep space Marvel fun.
• Can Kieron and Marguerite resist the chance to write the characters from last year's awesome summer blockbuster? Clue: Rhymes with Nardians of the Galaxy.
• (Of course not, you silly bears.)
CAPTAIN MARVEL #13
KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) • DAVID LOPEZ (A/C)
• Look out, Mighty Marvelites! In this issue, Captain Marvel faces against space swashbucklers!
• Who would you put your bets on -- Captain Marvel or a group of bloodthirsty Space Pirates?
DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE - HOUSE OF CARDS #1 (of 5)
ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID (W) • PIOTR KOWALSKI (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
STEPHEN KING'S DARK FANTASY EPIC RETURNS—AS EDDIE DEAN COMES FACE TO FACE WITH THE GUNSLINGER!
• Eddie Dean, the troubled young man gifted with the ability to open doors to other worlds, has smuggled narcotics from Nassau to New York City, but now has to escape a packed airplane guarded by armed Custom Agents!
• How will Eddie avoid prison and yet also fulfill his contract with the dangerous mobster Balazar?
• The answer lies in Mid-World, and with a dying gunslinger named Roland!
• The second chilling chapter begins by writers Peter David (Spider-Man 2099) & Robin Furth (The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance), and artist Piotr Kowalski (Marvel Knights: Hulk)!
32 PGS./Parental Guidance …$3.99
THANOS VS. HULK #4 (of 4)
JIM STARLIN (W) • JIM STARLIN (A/C)
Variant cover by RON LIM
• The New and Improved Annihilus proves too powerful for the Hulk to handle!
• Who will be the Green Goliath's unexpected rescuer?
UNCANNY AVENGERS #3
RICK REMENDER (W) • DANIEL ACUñA (A/C)
Variant Cover by JASON Pearson
• It was a perfect day on Counter Earth, then Sabretooth showed up.
• The Avengers are divided; the hunt for their missing friends unearths a terrible secret.
• What evil lurks on the moon of Counter Earth?
NEW AVENGERS #31 & 32
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • KEV WALKER (A)
ISSUE #31 - Cover by IN-HYUK LEE
ISSUE #32 - Cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto
IN TWO MONTHS…TIME RUNS OUT!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)
AVENGERS #42 & 43
JONATHAN HICKMAN (W)
STEFANO CASELLI (A)
Issue #42 Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
Issue #43 Cover by ADAM KUBERT
AVENGERS WORLD #18
FRANK J. BARBIERE (W) • MARCO CHECCHETTO (A)
Cover by JEFF DEKAL
• The answers you've been waiting for—Before Time Runs Out!
• Sunspot vs. A.I.M.—winner take all!
• Starbrand and Nightmask face a surprising enemy!
SECRET AVENGERS #14
ALES KOT (W) • MICHAEL WALSH (A)
Cover by TRADD MOORE
• Wait. Secret Avengers actually had a plan? And it worked? Or NOT EXACTLY?
• The Fury meets its babies. Black Widow & Lady Bulllseye -- where are they? Spider-Woman's gift can change everything.
• We made some beautiful splash pages, but the ones in this issue -- or is it the next one -- oh, just you wait.
ALL-NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #5
RICK REMENDER (W) • STUART IMMONEN (A/C)
• The countdown to great leveling begins.
• Planet Hydra Is all but assured.
• Captain America is our last hope.
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SPROUSE (A)
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY COLLEEN DORAN
• For years, SHIELD's most secret agent has been Sue Richards, the Invisible Woman! None of the other Fantastic Four is aware of her connection to the world's premier spy agency, but it's time they learned – because this is her last case!
CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE MIGHTY AVENGERS #6
AL EWING (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
COVER BY Sanford Greene
• Existential horror from beyond as CORTEX Incorporated drops the mask – and shows its true face!
• For one of the Mighty Avengers, the nightmare is starting all over again...
• Is this story even in continuity? Are YOU even in continuity? LOOK IN THE MIRROR – WHAT IF YOU'RE NOT?
JASON AARON (W) • RUSSELL DAUTERMAN (A/C)
INHUMANS 50TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT COVER BY LADRÖNN
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY STEPHANIE HANS
WHO IS THOR?
• That's the question on everyone's lips. Most especially Prince Odinson of Asgard. This issue, he starts to narrow down the list of suspects.
• Meanwhile, tensions continue to flare between the All-Mother and All-Father, Malekith forges his most dangerous pact yet, and Thor prepares to face her greatest challenge!
CHARLES SOULE (W) • ANDRE LIMA ARAUJO (A)
Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY JILL THOMPSON
• Great jumping on point as all the treads in INHUMAN year one are woven together!
• The NuHumans are a valuable currency in the new world order and someone is working hard to control their destiny.
SUPERIOR IRON MAN #6
THOMAS RAY TAYLOR (W) • LAURA BRAGA (A)
Cover by MIKE CHOI
• What shocking revelations have left TONY STARK reeling?
• Will PEPPER POTTS turn her back on Tony for good?
• The impossible is working against him. Doubt is creeping in. His history is uncertain…and his future has just been complicated by another ghost of the past.
THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #3
RYAN NORTH (W) • ERICA HENDERSON (A/C)
VARIANT COVER BY JILL THOMPSON
• Time is running out, and the only way for Squirrel Girl to stop Galactus is to get to the moon... you know, somehow??
• See the unveiling of Squirrel Girl's new Flying Squirrel Suit... that she maaaaybe borrowed from Iron Man.
• Also, the final face-off with Galactus! ON THE MOON.
OPERATION: S.I.N. #3 (OF 5)
KATHRYN IMMONEN (W) • RICHARD ELLIS (A)
Cover by MICHAEL KOMARCK
• Peggy, Howard and Woody go to the ends of the earth to find... half of the puzzle?!
• Who's running the last gulag in town? Hydra! That's who!
• And who's the woman hiding among them? Who is the man named Vanko? And why can't Woody trust a talking bear? When interests collide, worlds crack open as Immonen and Ellis continue their rampage across Siberia!
AVENGERS MAGAZINE #1
• With AVENGERS 2: AGE OF ULTRON right around the corner, Marvel celebrates the greatest super-team the world has ever known with a FREE magazine-sized extravaganza! Meet the creative legend who helped start it all, Jack Kirby, as we look back at his first year of AVENGERS artistry! Relive the history of Earth's Mightiest Heroes with a series of probing character profiles! Explore the Avengers' creative history with "Earth's Mightiest Interview," a roundtable with some of the greatest writers in the team's history, and have your mind blown by a gallery of all-time great Avengers artist John Buscema's finest work! All this and more — including a countdown of the greatest Avengers stories of all time! Earth's Mightiest Magazine is distributed free in April!
96 PGS./All Ages …FREE*
*Retailer: Check upcomng Marvel Mailers for details on how to receive your free copies.Also available for order, a keepsake edition of AVENGERS MAGAZINE #1 featuring a cover by JACK KIRBY -
96 PGS./All Ages …$9.99
MARVEL'S ANT-MAN PRELUDE #2 (of 2)
WILL CORONA PILGRIM (W)
MIGUEL SEPULVEDA (A)
GET READY FOR MARVEL'S NEXT SMASH HIT MOVIE WITH THIS OFFICIAL PREQUEL!
• Before Scott Lang becomes Marvel's shrinking sensation, Dr. Hank Pym will pull on the helmet and leap into action on a death-defying mission that takes him into the icy heart of Cold War East Berlin!
32 PGS./Rated T …$2.99
NICK SPENCER (W) • RAMON ROSANAS (A)
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Variant Cover by Cliff Chiang
• Ant-Man faces off against his deadliest arch-enemy -- the mercenary known as TASKMASTER!
• Can we really call him an "arch-enemy"? Well, they've actually fought a bunch of times (look it up). And they definitely don't like each other -- that's what "arch" means, right?
• There's a mystery villain pulling the strings! He's the one covered in heavy shadow. Mystery villains never have good lighting. Need to get to an Ikea or something.
NATHAN EDMONDSON (W) • MIKE PERKINS (A/C)
HENRY HAYES FIGHTS FOR CONTROL!
• What could happen if there are no strings on DEATHLOK?
• Has CONTROL lost control?
• Where is S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Andrea Hope?
LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #12
AL EWING (W) • LEE GARBETT (A/C)
• He's Loki's older, nastier, vastly more powerful future self. His machinations have cost Loki everything... but who IS King Loki?
• What kingdom would have him? What dread Asgard is he the Agent of? And what evil scheme has he been brewing all this time?
• This issue -- King Loki tells all!
MOON KNIGHT #13
CULLEN BUNN (W)
RON ACKINS (A)
COVER BY DECLAN SHALVEY
& JORDIE BELLAIRE
NEW CREATIVE TEAM!
• CULLEN BUNN (DEADPOOL KILLOGY) and RON ACKINS (UNCANNY X-MEN SPECIAL) join JORDIE BELLAIRE on MOON KNIGHT!
• After the shocking events of MOON KNIGHT #12, Marc Spector is left picking up the pieces of what's left of his life. Don't miss this new exciting chapter of MOON KNIGHT!
IRON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON #10
KAARE ANDREWS (W)
KAARE ANDREWS (A/C)
THE DAWN OF NEW K'UN LUN?!
• The One's plans come to horrible fruition.
• Danny Rand may be back in fighting shape, but is this a fight he could EVER win?
• The Punch Heard 'Round The World!
HULK #12 & 13
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MARK BAGLEY (A/C)
ISSUE #12 –
• GAMMA, GUNS AND GLORY!!!
• DOC GREEN'S wayward artificial intelligence causes more problems
• THE GAMMA CORPS
• Doc Green receives training from an unexpected tutor...IRON FIST!
ISSUE #13 –
• GUEST STARRING DEADPOOL
• DOC GREEN hires DEADPOOL for a very sensitive mission. Is he more trouble than he's worth?
• An unexpected person voices concern over Doc Green's ANTI-GAMMA campaign.
• DID WE MENTION DEADPOOL?
BUCKY BARNES: THE WINTER SOLDIER #6
ALES KOT (W)
MARCO RUDY (A)
Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
• Mer-z-Bow approaches civil war – its first in over seven hundred years. Is Winter Soldier the catalyst?
• Bucky Barnes fights for his life. Crossbones sets the plan in motion. Quake and Ventolin join forces.
• The other Bucky Barnes came to the 616 part of the Multiverse to help. But did the man who helped end war just cause it in another universe?
THE PUNISHER #16
NATHAN EDMONDSON (W)
MITCH GERADS (A/C)
MR. CASTLE GOES TO WASHINGTON!
• Frank follows the trail of corruption all the way to the nation's capital!
• With the Punisher on a government hit list, has Frank walked into the lion's den?
• Can the Punisher find the man pulling the strings?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
FANTASTIC FOUR #644
JAMES ROBINSON (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A/C)
SPOTLIGHT COVER BY EVAN SHANER
CONNECTING COVER BY MICHAEL GOLDEN
THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL FANTASTIC FOUR STORY OF THE CENTURY!
• Will the THING survive the world-wide attack from the twisted heroes and creatures of Franklin's Heroes Reborn Universe?
• Will SLEEPWALKER lead SUE, JIM HAMMOND and NAMOR into a nightmare scenario?
• REED RICHARDS Vs. THE QUIET MAN!!!
ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #12
FELIPE SMITH (W)
FELIPE SMITH (A/C)
FATAL FINISH LINE!
• What is the shocking fate of ROBBIE'S brother, GABE?
• Will Robbie finally be pushed over the edge by the evil of ELI MORROW?
• And…THE MOST UNEXPECTED GHOST RIDER EVER!!!!
BLACK WIDOW #16
PHIL NOTO (A/C)
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY VANESA DEL REY
NATASHA GETS AN OFFER…WILL SHE REFUSE?
• CHAOS gets closer than ever before.
• An enemy resurfaces…with a surprising agenda!
• Can Natasha stay in the game, or will she get burned?
MARK WAID (W) • CHRIS SAMNEE (A/C)
• Writing his own life story has inadvertently forced Matt Murdock to face his darkest demons – and it's changing him.
• Kirsten and Foggy don't like the man Daredevil is becoming--and neither do the San Francisco police!
THE ORIGINAL WRITER (W) • JOHN TOTLEBEN (A/C)
Variant cover by GARRY LEACH
Variant cover by ESTEBAN MAROTO
• Miracleman's existence has been revealed in a shocking fashion! Confronted with this new reality, he chooses to take action and realize his destiny.
• From the ashes of great tragedy, the world will be reborn. The sick will be healed. Military powers will be disarmed. The planet will be restored. Poverty will be abolished. Every day shall be a day of miracles…a new dawn for humankind!
• The original Miracleman opus comes to its majestic close in "Olympus"!
• Including material originally presented in MIRACLEMAN (1985) #16, plus bonus content.
64 PGS./Mature …$5.99
MS. MARVEL #13
G. WILLOW WILSON (W) • TAKESHI MIYAZAWA (A)
COVER BY MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY SARA PICHELLI
• A mysterious stranger arrives in Jersey City!
• Is it possible Kamala Khan is about to develop... a CRUSH?! Yes. It is.
• DRAMA! INTRIGUE! ROMANCE! SUSPENSE! PUNCHING THINGS!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
RETURN OF THE LIVING DEADPOOL #2 (of 4)
CULLEN BUNN (w) • NICOLE VIRELLA (a)
Cover by JAY SHAW
• The world is overrun by deadly zombies and deadlier Deadpools!
• Did Liz really find a good Deadpool out of the chaotic hordes?
• If she wants to live through the night, she has to hope so!
CULLEN BUNN (w) • GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA (a)
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
• S.H.I.E.L.D. Briar Raleigh. Red Skull. Nazi Officer Hitzig. As Magneto forges ahead, building his new stronghold amidst the ashes of Genosha, he banishes every demon who might prevent him from completing his mission.
• But he may find that some demons are more persistent than others…
SPIDER-MAN & THE X-MEN #4
ELLIOTT KALAN (w) • R.B. Silva (a)
Cover by STACEY LEE
• It's Spider-Man versus Beast in a knock-down, drag-out, no holds barred...science fair?
• Someone at the Jean Grey School knows Spider-Man's secret identity! And it's not someone who likes him!
• Plus, the incredibly short career of the All-New Sinister Six!
UNCANNY X-MEN #33
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (w) • CHRIS BACHALO (a/C)
Cover by KRIS ANKA
WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY STACEY LEE
• While things continue to heat up for the Summers family, Kitty Pryde and Illyana Rasputin take on an assignment neither of them either thought they would tackle—is this uncharted territory for these two veteran X-Women?!
CHARLES SOULE & RAY FAWKES (w)
PETER NGUYEN (a)
COVER BY NICK BRADSHAW
ISSUE #9 –
• Daken takes center stage in this exploratory issue on his past, present and future...but what does that mean when Fang is the one doing the exploring?
• Shogun is constantly battling his inner demons, so what happens when his inner demon completely takes over?
• Fantomelle and Culpepper on a new mission focused on...Wolverine?
JONATHAN MARKS (a)
COVER BY KRIS ANKA
ISSUE #10 –
• Victor Creed has slowly changed over the course of the past few months...from his shift in AXIS to joining the team of WOLVERINES, he's actually GROWN as an individual. So how does he use his new outlook on life to steal a pirate ship?!
• Sharp and Ogun now battle it out for complete domination of body and soul...while Fantomelle and Culpepper's mission takes them even deeper into a mission they hadn't planned for.
ARIELA KRISTANTINA (a)
ISSUE #11 –
• Romance is brewing between X23 and...well, you'll have to read to find out! But is it unrequited or unwise for heroes to get tangled in love?
• The battle inside the man known as Shogun is now risking the lives of his teammates and friends...looks like evil may prevail? What does that mean for the overall mission at hand?
• Fantomelle and Culpepper have been fighting tooth and claw for an unknown benefactor, risking their lives for everything...but who are they risking it all for?
ARIO ANINDITO (a)
• Shogun's inner battle with his own demons has come to a full tilt, and only Fang can help set him straight again. Not only for his soul, but for the safety of his teammates. But what's in it for Fang?
• While Shogun's been battling, Lady Deathstrike has been falling in love...but with which side of his personality? Sharp or Ogun?
• Fantomelle and Culpepper's mission comes to an end, and the buyer is revealed...but what happens when the buyer gets more (and less!) than they paid for?
GREG PAK (w)
AL BARRIONUEVO (a)
• Guest-starring GAMBIT!
• When everybody's favorite Cajun gets in over his head, it's up to Storm to bail him out!
• But while Storm is remembering how to pick locks, a figure from her past prepares to strike…
JOHN LAYMAN (w)
JAVIER GARRON (a)
Cover by ALEXANDER LOZANO
• Rescuing the life of the pirate captain who wants your father dead? Probably a bad idea.
•Revealing who you really are to the pirate girl who thinks she's in love with you? Possibly even worse.
• And doing both while trapped on a hostile planet full of angry Shi'ar? No doubt a fatal error!
•Tune in for the action-packed climax of "A Pirate's Life for Me," and witness what will no doubt be the horrific deaths of Cyclops, Corsair and the Starjammers!
GERRY DUGGAN & BRIAN POSEHN (W)
SALVADOR ESPIN (A)
Cover by GIUSEPPI CAMMUNCOLI
ISSUE #43 - WOMEN OF MARVEL VARIANT COVER BY TBA
• First: Deadpool let loose in an oil field!
• Then: Deadpool & Shiklah enter the Tomb of Scariness!
• Guest-starring Omega Red and damned dirty bamfers!
32 PGS. (Each)/Parental Advisory …$3.99 (Each)
AMAZING X-MEN #18
CHRISTOPHER YOST (w) • JORGE FORNES (a)
Cover by Jorge Fornes
THE ONCE AND FUTURE JUGGERNAUT 4 of 4
• A new Juggernaut has been chosen, and the Earth will tremble. Colossus stands alone against his or her power… or does he?
• What has happened to Cain Marko?
• Victory has a price.
G. WILLOW WILSON (w)
ROLAND BOSCHI (a/c)
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
• As natural phenomena tear the Black Rock Desert apart—with Storm stuck deep in the Earth at the epicenter—the X-Men race to find answers and save their teammate!
• And while some of the team follow a lead that takes them to the Inhuman Queen MEDUSA, Psylocke makes an EXPLOSIVE discovery of her own…
CHRIS CLAREMONT (w)
TODD NAUCK (a/C)
• Cast out of Heaven, Nightcrawler believed that he was sent back to Earth because his work just wasn't yet finished.
• In this issue—the finale of Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's uninterrupted NIGHTCRAWLER saga—he may just finish it.
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • MICHAEL AVON OEMING (A/C)
Variant Cover by DAVID MACK
Photo Variant Also Available
The all-new next chapter in the award-winning POWERS continues. As Deena uncovers her father's past sins, Walker finds himself the personal target of the new Powers serial killer. All this and another exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Sony POWERS TV show, which will be on the air at the same time that this book ships!
32 PGS./Mature …$3.99
MEN OF WRATH TPB
JASON AARON (W) • RON GARNEY (A/C)
ON SALE APRIL 2015