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MONTHLY COMICS OF INTEREST
SPIDER-MAN FAMILY FEATURING SPIDER-CLAN
Written by C. B. CEBULSKI
Pencils and Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Peter Parker-a.k.a. Spider-Man-is the last survivor of the secret ninja group known as the Spider-Clan...or so he thought. But when Peter is attacked at the grave site of his Uncle Ben, he goes on a quest to learn the truth behind his origins-and he won't like what he learns! The heat never lets up in this all-new, double-sized thrill ride from C.B. Cebulski and Skottie Young! Plus-thrill to some of the greatest exploits from the past of Spidey's many incarnations, with reprints of Spider-Man 2099 #3! Also reprints Amazing Spider-Man #252 and from Marvel Shadows & Light #2 "The Date".
104 PGS./Rated A ...$4.99
MARVEL LEGACY: THE 1980's HANDBOOK
From the Venerable Vaults of Marveldom, it's the Mighty Marvel Handbook - 1980's style! Just what is the 1980s Handbook, you ask? Imagine a Handbook written at 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31, 1989. The profiles within cover everything published by the hallowed House of Ideas up until that point. So if it's from a comic that has a December 1989 cover date or earlier, you'll find it in this magnificent mag! Featuring 1980s takes on the Avengers, Captain Marvel, the Defenders, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Spider-Man, Thor and Wolverine - plus U.S. Archer, Captain Hero, the Crossroads, Crystar, DP7, Fusion, Hercules of the 24th century, Lady Daemon, Lunatik, Necromon, Nightmask, Nuke, Rocket Raccoon, Spaceknights, Spider-Ham, Micah Synn, Zaniac and more!
64 PGS. NO ADS!/Cardstock Cover/Rated T+ ...$4.99
MARVEL MILESTONES: ONSLAUGHT
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL & MARK WAID
Penciled by ADAM KUBERT & JOE BENNETT
The story that launched HEROES REBORN! In ONSLAUGHT: MARVEL UNIVERSE (October 1996), the Avengers, Fantastic Four and more join forces with the X-Men to mount an all-out assault on the immensely powerful psionic being, Onslaught! Many of Marvel's non-mutant heroes must sacrifice themselves to ensure victory, but all is not as it seems...
48 PGS. NO ADS!/Cardstock Cover/Rated T+ ...$3.99
STAN LEE MEETS SILVER SURFER
Written by STAN LEE & PAUL JENKINS
Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO & PASQUAL FERRY
The last in a series of stand-alone specials celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Stan Lee's employment at Marvel! First, Stan is summoned by the planet-devourer Galactus to deal with the problem of his silver-skinned herald! Next, Paul Jenkins and Pasqual Ferry pay homage to the life and career of "The Man." And finally, a classic reprint of the Stan-scripted SILVER SURFER #14, guest-starring Spider-Man!
48 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99
JACK KIRBY'S GALACTIC BOUNTY HUNTERS #4
Written by LISA KIRBY & STEVE ROBERTSON
Penciled by MIKE THIBODEAUX & KARL KESEL
Cover by JACK KIRBY
In pursuit of Slugg and Garrett, the Galactic Bounty Hunters must covertly invade Dangerland (a swell place to take the whole family-if they're wanted by the law!) But while they're sneaking in, Garrett makes his bid for freedom!
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Rated T+ ...$2.99
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 5
Written by STAN LEE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY
We've been ordered from on high, True Believers, and Marvel doesn't say "Nay" to our ol' buddy Odin! That's right, it's time for another captivating Masterworks collection of the one and only Mighty Thor!
A masterpiece of immortal action, cosmic scope, and boundless drama, Stan and Jack's Thor collaborations mark a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe, and that's no small accomplishment coming from the imaginations of the most celebrated creators in comics! And boy, oh boy, bunky, do they knock it up a notch, a cosmic notch, with the tales we'll be bringing you here! It all begins when the Thunder God is captured by Rigellian colonizers and taken on a trip to the Black Galaxy to confront the one and only Ego, the Living Planet! It's non-stop action, action, action from there as he journeys to Wundagore Mountain to meet the matchless High Evolutionary and his menagerie of man-beasts! It all wraps up with a trio of titanic tussles between Odin's Son and Ulik the Troll, the Growing Man, and the Destroyer! There's a soft spot to these tales too, so don't forget your hanky as Thor struggles to reconcile his love for the mortal Jane Foster, and then there's the return of a certain Lady Sif...The cup runneth over with drama and delight!
Collecting THOR (Vol. 1) #131-140 & ANNUAL #2.
256 PGS./All Ages ...$49.99
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 5 - VARIANT VOL. 69
MARVEL WESTERNS HC
Written by DAN SLOTT, JEFF PARKER, KARL KESEL, FRED VAN LENTE, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JIM MCCANN, STEVE ENGLEHART & JOE LANSDALE
Penciled by EDUARDO BARRETO, TOMM COKER, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, HOMS, FEDERICA MANFREDI, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, DAVE WILLIAMS, MARSHALL ROGERS & RAFFA GARRES
Cover by MARSHALL ROGERS & ERIC POWELL
Marvel's masked men ride again in all-new tales by a posse of today's most talented creators! It's the raucous return of Two-Gun Kid, Hurricane, Red Wolf, the Man From Fort Rango, Kid Colt, Arizona Annie, the Black Rider, Gunhawk and more! And introducing the Philadelphia Filly and Spender! Plus: re-presenting the origin of Rawhide Kid by Jack "King" Kirby and other classic Marvel Western tales! Collects MARVEL WESTERNS: THE TWO-GUN KID, MARVEL WESTERNS: WESTERN LEGENDS, MARVEL WESTERNS: KID COLT AND THE ARIZONA GIRL, MARVEL WESTERNS: STRANGE WESTERNS STARRING THE BLACK RIDER, and the MARVEL WESTERNS: OUTLAW FILES handbook.
208 PGS./Rated T+ ...$20.99
NEW X-MEN OMNIBUS HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Penciled by FRANK QUITELY, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, IGOR KORDEY, TOM DERENICK, JOHN PAUL LEON, PHIL JIMENEZ, KERON GRANT, CHRIS BACHALO, MARC SILVESTRI & LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Sixteen million mutants dead - and that was just the beginning! In one bold stroke, writer Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, JLA, FANTASTIC FOUR: 1234) propelled the X-Men into the 21st century - masterminding a challenging new direction for Marvel's mutant heroes that began with the destruction of Genosha and never let up. Regarded as the most innovative thinker of the current comic-book renaissance, Morrison proceeded to turn the mutant-hero genre on its ear. Gone were the gaudy spandex costumes - replaced by slick, black leather and an attitude to match. Now, his entire Eisner Award-nominated run on NEW X-MEN is collected in one deluxe hardcover! Collects NEW X-MEN #114-154 and ANNUAL 2001.
1096 PGS./Rated T+ ...$99.99
PREMIERE EDITION HARDCOVERS
SQUADRON SUPREME VOL. 1: THE PRE-WAR YEARS PREMIERE HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Penciled by GARY FRANK & JUAN BARRANCO
It all starts here! Hyperion, Nighthawk, Blur, Power Princess, Doctor Spectrum and the rest of the deadliest super-team around are joined by a new group of super heroes, as only J. Michael Straczynski and Gary Frank can imagine! As the U.S. government plots to create two teams of super-powered agents to crush enemies both domestic and foreign, Mark Milton - a.k.a. Hyperion - has plans of his own. Plans that could uproot the government's control over its super-powered population and force them to contend with the ever-growing threat of Mark's constant insubordination. Collects SQUADRON SUPREME #1-7.
168 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$22.99
POWERS VOL. 10: COSMIC TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils and Cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Powers are dropping out of the sky, leaving bloody bodies in their wake. When one of the victims is revealed to be the cosmic guardian of our galaxy, homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim find themselves knee-deep in cosmic doo. And if things weren't bad enough, Internal Affairs would like to have a word with Detective Pilgrim. All that and it's a perfect jumping-on point for new readers! From the writer of some of your favorite Marvel Comics (NEW AVENGERS, HOUSE OF M, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, DAREDEVIL, SECRET WAR) comes a brand-new chapter from the award-winning book! Collects POWERS #13-18.
200 PGS./Explicit Content ...$19.95
X-MEN FAIRY TALES TPB
Written by C. B. CEBULSKI
Penciled by SANA TAKEDA, KYLE BAKER, KEI KOBAYASHI & BILL SIENKIEWICZ
In the tradition of the X-Men classic, "Kitty's Fairy Tale," comes a series of new legends, reimagining the greatest X-Men stories through folktales, myths and fables from across the globe. Collects X-MEN FAIRY TALES #1-4.
96 PGS./Rated A ...$10.99
SECRET WAR TPB
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO
Starring Wolverine, Spider-Man, Daredevil, Captain America, Black Widow, Luke Cage and more! Brian Michael Bendis, the most popular and acclaimed writer in comics, reveals the darkest chapter in Marvel Universe history! When Nick Fury discovers a disturbing connection between many of Marvel's deadliest villains, he assembles a ragtag team of the MU's most misunderstood heroes for a secret mission to do what the U.S. government could never allow - eventually leading to a super-powered blowout between a who's who of NYC heroes and mutants! Featuring the American debut of the stunning, fully painted work of Italian artist Gabriele Dell'Otto. Collects SE CRET WAR #1-5 and SECRET WAR: FROM THE FILES OF NICK FURY.
256 PGS./Rated T+ ...$24.99
HEROES REBORN: CAPTAIN AMERICA TPB
Written by ROB LIEFELD, CHUCK DIXON, JEPH LOEB & JAMES ROBINSON
Penciled by ROB LIEFELD, JOE PHILLIPS, JOE BENNETT & AL RIO
On the Earth of Heroes Reborn, Steve Rogers seems to have found the life of his dreams, but it's up to Nick Fury and the Falcon to awaken him to his role of Captain America! It's new origins for old enemies when Cap faces even darker versions of the Red Skull and the Sons of the Serpent! Also starring Rikki "Bucky" Barnes, later seen in THUNDERBOLTS! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA (VOL. 2) #1-12.
336 PGS./Rated A ...$29.99
HEROES REBORN: IRON MAN TPB
Written by JIM LEE, SCOTT LOBDELL, JEPH LOEB & ED BENES
Penciled by WHILCE PORTACIO, RYAN BENJAMIN, TERRY SHOEMAKER & MIKE MILLER
Iron Man left two lives behind when he vanished, but can he avoid his former mistakes in his new one? The armored Avenger takes on Hydra, Heralds and the Hulk - and the eyes of the Marvel Universe are upon him in the form of Loki, the Watcher and Onslaught himself! Featuring Doc Samson and - or rather, AS - the Abomination! Plus: Rebel O'Reilly, later of THUNDERBOLTS fame! Collects IRON MAN (VOL. 2) #1-12.
336 PGS./Rated A ... $29.99
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE FALCON: THE SWINE TPB
Written by JACK KIRBY
Pencils & Cover by JACK KIRBY
The King keeps Cap's quests coming with menaces from deep in space and deeper in the human soul! Even the evil of the Red Skull might pale before the fearsome Bio-Fanatic! Plus: Magneto and a rarely seen batch of evil mutants! Featuring the Falcon and Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #206-214 and ANNUAL #3-4.
240 PGS./Rated A ... $29.99
CAPTAIN AMERICA: RED MENACE VOL. 2 TPB
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by STEVE EPTING
It was Wizard's book of the year for 2005; now, fan-favorite artist Steve Epting rejoins Top Ten writer Ed Brubaker for an action-packed thriller in London, as Captain America travels across the Atlantic in search of his old partner - a story that will see him fighting side-by-side with some very old friends. But Cap and the Winter Soldier aren't the only ones taking the journey abroad. Crossbones and Sin are on a path of revenge that's leading them in the exact same direction! And what of General Lukin and his "relationship" with the Red Skull? Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #18-21.
104 PGS./Rated T+ ... $10.99
FANTASTIC FOUR: FIRST FAMILY TPB
Written by JOE CASEY
Penciled by CHRIS WESTON
For the first time, untold secrets of the Fantastic Four's earliest days are revealed! What happened the moment after Reed Richards' rocket crash–landed? What happened - to Sue Storm, to Ben Grimm, to Johnny Storm - in the days following that fateful event? An in-depth, action-packed, psychologically thrilling exploration of the FF's origin! Collects FANTASTIC FOUR: FIRST FAMILY #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated A... $15.99
AVENGERS: GALACTIC STORM VOL. 2 TPB
Written by LEN KAMINSKI, TOM DEFALCO, MARK GRUENWALD, ROY & DANN THOMAS, GERARD JONES, BOB HARRAS & LEN KAMINSKI
Penciled by PAUL RYAN, PAUL OLLIFFE, RIK LEVINS, DAVE ROSS, RURIK TYLER, JEFF JOHNSON, STEPHEN B. JONES, STEVE EPTING, GREG CAPULLO, CRAIG BRASFIELD, JOHN CZOP, DARREN AUCK & DAVE SIMONS
One galaxy's heroes are another's villains, and two galaxies' worth of them collide head-on - with the Avengers in the middle of a war whose repercussions will haunt them for years! The events that split and shook Earth's Mightiest Heroes to their foundations end here, and intergalactic boundaries aren't the only lines being drawn! Plus: The tri-galaxy war devastates Earth far more literally when we see "What If the Avengers Lost Operation: Galactic Storm?"! Collects IRON MAN #279, THOR #446, CAPTAIN AMERICA #400-401, AVENGERS WEST COAST #82, QUASAR #34-35, WONDER MAN #9, AVENGERS #347 and WHAT-IF #55-56.
288 PGS./Rated A ...$29.99
SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL TPB
Written by FRANK CHO
Penciled by FRANK CHO
She's bold, she's beautiful, and she's your best hope of escaping the raptors nipping at your heels. She's Shanna, the She-Devil! Award-winning creator Frank Cho brings you Marvel's bodacious jungle girl as you've never seen her before: Reborn from Nazi science gone mad to battle her genetic destiny on an island full of prehistoric horrors. Shanna has never looked this good - or acted this bad! Collects SHANNA, THE SHE-DEVIL #1-7.
FURY: PEACEMAKER TPB
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Penciled by DARICK ROBERTSON
Before he presided over S.H.I.E.L.D., before he ran with the Howling Commandos, Sgt. Nick Fury fought on the blood-stained sands of the Tunisian desert. It was there that he came face-to-face with the incomparable might of the 21st Panzer Division and its skilled warrior commander, General Stephen Barkhorn, and barely lived to tell about it. And it was there that he got a second chance at life - and revenge. In this gripping tale, Garth Ennis (GHOST RIDER, PUNISHER) and Darick Robertson (PUNISHER: BORN) offer a never-before-seen glimpse into the soul of a warrior you only think you know. Collects FURY: PEACEMAKER #1-6.
144 PGS./Rated T+... $17.99
X-MEN: THE COMPLETE AGE OF APOCALYPSE EPIC BOOK 4 TPB
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, WARREN ELLIS, JEPH LOEB, JOHN FRANCIS MOORE, FABIAN NICIEZA, LARRY HAMA, TERRY KAVANAUGH, MARK WAID & JUDD WINICK
Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO, KEN LASHLEY, STEVE SKROCE, STEVE EPTING, TERRY DODSON, SALVADOR LARROCA, ANDY KUBERT, ADAM KUBERT, CARLOS PACHECO, ROGER CRUZ, TREVOR MCCARTHY, BRYAN HITCH, JEFF MATSUDA, GARY FRANK, MIKE MCKONE, TERRY DODSON, BEN HERRERA, PAUL PELLETIER & LUKE ROSS
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Learn who lives and who dies in either reality as the apocalyptic arc ends in treachery and tragedy! While certain heroic humans prove their mettle without armor or magic hammers, it's a race to see who the X-Men will destroy first: Apocalypse or themselves! But even with the crisis concluded, new allies and enemies emerge, guaranteeing that reality will still never be the same! Featuring the dawn of Gene Nation and a turning point for the Legacy Virus! Collects GENERATION NEXT #4, X-CALIBRE #4, X-MAN #4 and #53-54, FACTOR X #4, GAMBIT AND THE X-TERNALS #4, AMAZING X-MEN #4, WEAPON X #4, X-UNIVERSE #2, X-MEN: OMEGA, BLINK #4, and X-MEN: PRIME.
368 PGS./Rated T+ ...$29.99
PUNISHER MAX VOL. 6: BARRACUDA TPB
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Penciled by GORAN PARLOV
Jigsaw, Ma Gnucci, the Russian - Frank Castle's faced some fearsome foes in his day, but none as stone-cold rotten to the bone as the Barracuda. He's big, he's mean, and the last thing on earth you want is to see him smile. Collects PUNISHER #31-36.
144 PGS./Explicit Content ...$15.99
PUNISHER: VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAYS TPB
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JUSTIN GRAY & ANDY DIGGLE
Penciled by MARK TEXEIRA, PAUL GULACY & KYLE HOTZ
Spend the holidays with the Punisher! In RED X-MAS, 'tis the season - for revenge. Following an eight-casket funeral, a group of vengeful mob widows go holiday shopping for the perfect assassin to take down the man responsible - and enlist the services of the lovely and lethal Sicilian assassin known as Suspiria! In BLOODY VALENTINE, something sparks the little black pit in Frank Castle's chest - the one that used to be a heart! Suspiria's back, and she wants to kiss and make up. It seems the murderous pair have a mutual enemy, an arch-villain whose pursuit will take them to Suspiria's home turf of Rome. Can Frank withstand his partner's charms? Does he want to? And finally, are you ready for a little holiday cheer? No? Neither is Frank Castle. In SILENT NIGHT, he's more interested in tracking down a mob rat in the witness protection program and punishing him. But to do that, he'll have to face his greatest foe. Hint: He's fat, dresses in red and sports a white beard! Collects PUNISHER: RED X-MAS, PUNISHER: BLOODY VALENTINE and PUNISHER: SILENT NIGHT.
120 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$12.99
UNIVERSE X VOL. 1 TPB - NEW PRINTING!
Written by JIM KRUEGER & ALEX ROSS
Penciled by DOUGIE BRAITHWAITE, THOMAS YEATES, JACKSON GUICE & BRENT ANDERSON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Earth was saved, and the Celestial danger within the planet's core had been destroyed. Super-humanity had defied its creators and lived to tell the story. But for how long? Earth is on the brink of Civil War, and the surviving heroes of the Marvel Universe are left to fight those they once swore to protect until they can find a cure for the mutated populace. Humanity has become a race unwilling to give up its newfound power, a power that has given way to a war that will lead to the end of all life, as prophesied in EARTH X. It is upon this war-zone world that Captain America and Captain Mar-Vell begin a crusade to collect the world's greatest sources of power and weapons of mass destruction. But is this quest a means to merely protect humanity - or does it somehow serve a greater, darker purpose? Join creators Alex Ross and Jim Krueger in this chapter of the critically acclaimed, award-winning "X" trilogy. Collects UNIVERSE X #0-7, UNIVERSE X: 4, UNIVERSE X: SPIDEY and UNIVERSE X: CAP.
384 PGS./Rated T+...$29.99
SPIDER-GIRL VOL. 7: BETRAYED DIGEST
Written by TOM DEFALCO & SEAN MCKEEVER
Penciled by PAT OLLIFFE & CASEY JONES
Who will lead the New York underworld? Will the Green Goblin go good or give grief? What secret is Mary Jane keeping? And who is the next true Spider-Man? Guest-starring the Fantastic Five! Collects SPIDER-GIRL #34-38 and #51.
144 PGS./All Ages ... $7.99
MARVEL HOLIDAY DIGEST
Written by TOM DEFALCO, ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA, JEFF PARKER, MIKE CAREY, SHAENON GARRITY, ROY THOMAS & CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA, ROGER CRUZ, DUNCAN ROULEAU, REILLY BROWN, MIKE PERKINS, ROGER LANGRIGE, ROSS ANDIO & JOHN BYRNE
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
It's that time of year again - or it will be when this book comes out - and this digest delivers six stories sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Industry legend Tom DeFalco (SPIDER-GIRL) and artist Takeshi Miyazawa bring you a riff on the classic "A Christmas Carol" starring Spider-Man, and rising star Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN) writes two tales: Artist Duncan Roleau draws a story showing the many ways in which the members of the Fantastic Four celebrate the holidays, and Roger Cruz illustrates a merry mutant holiday spectacular! Plus: The New Avengers battle an Ultron robot programmed to believe it's Santa Claus, courtesy of Jeff Parker (Interman, AGENTS OF ATLAS) and hot newcomer Reilly Brown! Then, writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR) joins artist Mike Perkins (CAPTAIN AMERICA, SPELLBINDERS) to take the Fantastic Four on a wild ride! Finally, webcomics superstar Shaenon Garrity (Narbonic) joins indy comics legend Roger Langridge (Fred the Clown, MARVEL MONSTERS: FIN FANG FOOM) for just the sort of insanity they're known for! Collects MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2004-2005, plus classic yuletide yarns from MARVEL TEAM-UP #1 (1971) & UNCANNY X-MEN #143 (1980)
144 PGS./All Ages ... $7.99
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 4: COSMIC THREATS DIGEST
Written by JUSTIN GRAY
Penciled by JUAN SANTACRUZ & STAZ JOHNSON
All adventure, all action, for all ages! Join Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch and the Thing for a wild ride of all-new, unforgettable exploits as they take on the powerful malevolent alien calling himself the Grant Master, the cosmic scavenger Terminus and the mad Titan known as Thanos - and have a close encounter with a world gone bonkers! Guest-starring Captain Marvel! Collects MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #13-16.
96 PGS./ All Ages ... $6.99
AVENGERS AND POWER PACK ASSEMBLE! DIGEST
Written by MARC SUMERAK
Penciled by GURIHIRU
It's all-ages action in the mighty Marvel manner! Hot on the heels of their adventure with the X-Men, Power Pack returns for another titanic team-up - and this time, it's Earth's Mightiest Heroes leading the charge! Featuring Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and more! Collects AVENGERS AND POWER PACK ASSEMBLE! #1-4.
96 PGS./All Ages ...$6.99
ESSENTIAL CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 3 TPB
Written by STAN LEE, GARY FRIEDRICH, GERRY CONWAY & STEVE ENGLEHART
Penciled by GENE COLAN, JOHN ROMITA, GIL KANE & SAL BUSCEMA
Cover by JACK KIRBY
Cap goes up against the usual villainy of AIM, Hydra and the Red Skull - but could the most familiar enemy face be...Bucky's!? The Falcon becomes Cap's full-time crime-fighting partner in the wake of this shocker! Gangsters and gorillas! A mysterious Stranger! Nazis, robots and Nazi robots! Featuring the friends and foes of Spider-Man, and the web-slinger himself! Guest-starring Daredevil and the Avengers! Plus: the secret of the 1950s Captain America and Bucky, foreshadowing the first appearance of the man called Nomad! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #127-156.
608 PGS./All Ages ... $16.99
ESSENTIAL MAN-THING VOL. 1 TPB
Written by ROY THOMAS, GERRY CONWAY, LEN WEIN, STEVE GERBER, MIKE PLOOG & TONY ISABELLA
Penciled by GRAY MORROW, JOHN BUSCEMA, NEAL ADAMS, RICH BUCKLER, HOWARD CHAYKIN, JIM STARLIN, VAL MAYERIK, MIKE PLOOG, KLAUS JANSON, TOM SUTTON, ALFREDO ALCALA & VICENTE ALCAZAR
Cover by FRANK BRUNNER
Whosoever knows fear will see just how much there is to know in this compilation of staggering swamp sagas! Explore the heights of the cosmos and the depths of the soul with the mindless Man-Thing! Guest-starring the Fantastic Four! Ka-Zar! Daredevil! Korrek the Peanut Butter Barbarian! And featuring the first web-footed steps into adventure of Howard the Duck! Collects SAVAGE TALES #1, ASTONISHING TALES #12-13, ADVENTURE INTO FEAR #10-19, MAN-THING #1-14, GIANT-SIZE MAN-THING #1-2, and MONSTERS UNLEASHED #5 and #8-9.
544 PGS./Parental Advisory... $16.99
ESSENTIAL SPIDER-MAN VOL. 5 TPB - NEW PRINTING!
Written by STAN LEE, ROY THOMAS & GERRY CONWAY
Penciled by GIL KANE & JOHN ROMITA
Granted amazing arachnid-like abilities by the bite of an irradiated spider, Peter Parker has vowed to protect his fellow man! In this volume, witness the return of the diabolical Doctor Octopus! A side trip to the Savage Land that time forgot! The first-ever appearance of Morbius the Living Vampire! The death of Captain Stacy! Plus: the wall-crawler's climactic confrontation with the grinning Green Goblin! Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #90-113.
528 PGS./All Ages ...$16.99