13 February 2016

Marvel Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 2/17/16


THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8
(W) Dan Slott (A) Matteo Buffagni (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $3.99
Preview

• Cloak and Dagger are serving MISTER NEGATIVE in his war on Spider-Man! But how?!
•  Things get even worse as Mister Negative inverts Peter Parker himself!
Rated T

AVENGERS STANDOFF: WELCOME TO PLEASANT HILL #1
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Daniel Acuña
SRP: $4.99

The prelude to the Spring's blockbuster AVENGERS event!
Hello there and welcome, new resident. You've sure made the right choice in moving to Pleasant Hill-- a friendly small town where burdens are lifted and the sun is always bright... so hide your eyes. Don't let it see you looking its way. Hide if you must. Otherwise it will burn right through you. Pleasant Hill is the kind of place where folks look out for one another. Everyone knows who their neighbors are. But who are you, neighbor?
Rated T+

CARNAGE #5
(W) Gerry Conway (A) Mike Perkins (CA) Mike Del Mundo
SRP: $3.99

• The first terrifying arc concludes catastrophically!
•  What does the Darkhold Cult want with the Symbiote Psychopath?!
Rated T+

DEADPOOL AND CABLE SPLIT SECOND #3 (OF 3)
(W) Fabian Nicieza (A/CA) Reilly Brown
SRP: $4.99

• The conclusion of what I assume will be a hit series!
•  The Mouthy Merc's and Scowly Soldier's personal timelines are in jeopardy!
•  They might NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN!
•  Oh, man - don't hold that "hit series" joke against me - I know it reads as arrogant, but seriously...it's just a gag. We appreciate your readership.
Parental Advisory

EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #7
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
SRP: $3.99

• As one team of X-Men stages a daring rescue mission in Weirdworld, another team stages one in the psyche of their teammate!
•  Something happened to Nightcrawler that left his mind in turmoil. Determined to bring their friend back to sanity, Storm and Jean Grey enter his mind...but are they prepared for what awaits them there?
•  Meanwhile, Old Man Logan, Colossus, Iceman and Magik discover just who it is they're on a mission to rescue in the wilds of Weirdworld...and the truth might tear the team apart!
Rated T+

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #16
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
SRP: $2.99

• All-powerful Thanos has come to conquer Earth and destroy the Avengers once and for all.
•  Now more than ever, Earth's Greatest Heroes must unite, so sound the call! "AVENGERS ASSEMBLE!" in this exciting conclusion to our AA: SEASON TWO comic series!
All Ages

MAX RIDE #4 (OF 5) ULTIMATE FLIGHT
(W) Jody Houser (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Yasmine Putri
SRP: $3.99

The James Patterson smash hit series CONTINUES!
•  After discovering a traitor in their midst, THE FLOCK is on the run again!
•  But someone is still following the Flock's every move - who is this mysterious spy?
•  ARI has one last trick up his sleeve - and this time, it might just work...
Rated T

THE MIGHTY THOR #4
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
SRP: $3.99

• The path of the All-Mother and Asgard is torn apart by civil war, with Thor caught in the middle.
•  Plus...the wedding of Malekith?
Rated T+

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #1
(W) David Walker (A/CA) Sanford Greene
SRP: $3.99

THE ORIGINAL HEROES FOR HIRE, BACK ON THE CLOCK!
We KNOW you've been waiting to see LUKE CAGE and DANNY RAND back together and back to STREET-STOMPING basics! POWER MAN and IRON FIST are tracking a mystery with all the ingredients of a classic Heroes-for-Hire tale. Expect old friends, hired goons, crime lords, weird magic, plenty of power, a flurry of fists and as much bromance as you can handle! It's Power Man and Iron Fist reunited, and writer DAVID WALKER and artist SANFORD GREENE are making it feel so GOOD!
Rated T+

SILVER SURFER #2
(W) Dan Slott (A/CA) Mike Allred
SRP: $3.99

• Why is Silver Surfer fighting the ever-loving blue-eyed THING?
•  Who is this Alicia Masters person, and why hasn't Norrin told Dawn about her before?
•  Where did that alien armada come from?
•  What can they really do to planet Earth that is WORSE THAN DEATH?!
•  And WHEN, exactly, IS Clobbering Time?!
•  Right now, True Believer! RIGHT NOW!
Rated T+

SPIDER-WOMAN #4
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Javier Rodriguez
SRP: $3.99

Trapped in an alien hospital with a bunch of pregnant extraterrestrials, Jess has no choice but to stick it to the Skrulls.
Rated T

SQUADRON SUPREME #4
(W) James Robinson (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $3.99

Things Get Weird!
•  The Squadron descends into the newest, weirdest corner of the Marvel U!
•  But how many of them will make it out?
•  Plus: A beloved Marvel character returns amid much pomp and FANFARE!
Rated T+

STAR-LORD #4
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Javi Garron (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $3.99

A GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND! A FALL FROM GRACE FOR PETER QUILL!
•  Is young Star-Lord pirate enough to betray his species and steal the ASTERION ONE?
•  Peter came to space to be a pilot, a pirate, avenge his mother's murder by Badoon, and chew gum.
•  Well, he's all out of gum! And already did those first two things!
Rated T

STAR WARS #16
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Terry Dodson
SRP: $3.99

"REBEL JAIL" STARTS NOW!
•  The Rebels travel to a prison base having taken an important captive in VADER DOWN.
•  Unfortunately, they aren't the only ones with their eyes on the prisoners.
•  The adventures of Luke Skywalker and the Rebel Alliance continue!
Rated T

STARBRAND AND NIGHTMASK #3
(W) Greg Weisman (A) Dominike "Domo" Stanton (CA) Yasmine Putri
SRP: $3.99

The possessed Nitro, Graviton and Blizzard are free again and more powerful than ever. As Starbrand tries to stop them from an unthinkable goal, Nightmask must discover who is pulling their cosmic strings! Plus: Kevin, Adam and Imani go shopping and get lunch.
Rated T+

THE UNCANNY INHUMANS #5
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Brandon Peterson
SRP: $3.99

"THE QUIET ROOM" STARTS NOW!
•  Black Bolt's new place is a fascinating curiosity that could very well put all the Marvel Universe in a tight spot.
•  BRANDON PETERSON joins the flagship Inhumans book!
Rated T+

WEB WARRIORS #4
(W) Mike Costa (A) David Baldeon (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
SRP: $3.99

• The WEB-WARRIORS have to call in backup after the Electros launch an all-out siege on Earth-001!
•  Featuring two titanic guest stars straight out of SPIDER-VERSE!
Rated T+

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

AVENGERS TIME RUNS OUT TP VOL 04
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Various (CA) Dustin Weaver
SRP: $19.99

The final act of Jonathan Hickman's legendary run! The two-year saga finally comes to a close with the day of the Final Incursion! The guilt-ridden Illuminati destroyed a world while trying to save their own. Namor and his new Cabal have destroyed countless others. Earths barely imagined are now gone. S.H.I.E.L.D. and the shattered Avengers are desperately scrambling to save everything -- but we already know that everything dies. Will the sacrifices finally pay off? Will the Avengers, Illuminati and Cabal band together to save what they can -- or will they destroy one another? After all the battles, all the loss, the inevitable is here: Time will run out. SECRET WARS will begin. Is Earth ready?
Collecting AVENGERS (2012) #43-44 and NEW AVENGERS (2013) #31-33.
Rated T+
CAPTAIN AMERICA HC WHITE
(W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Tim Sale
SRP: $29.99

Journey back to the Big One as Captain America recalls one of his most incredible missions. It's 1941, and the Howling Commandos are enjoying a respite from the ordeal of World War II -- until Cap and his faithful partner, Bucky, lead them into the hands of the enemy! As the Nazis unleash their latest deadly soldiers, an old ally lends a hand -- but an even older enemy will threaten America's greatest hero like never before. Will the Sentinel of Liberty gain his freedom in time to rescue Paris from the clutches of a monster? The Eisner Award-winning creative team of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (DAREDEVIL: YELLOW, HULK: GRAY, SPIDER-MAN: BLUE) reunites to deliver another colorful exploration of the early days of a Marvel icon! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHITE #0-5.
Rated T+
CIVIL WAR WARZONES TP
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
SRP: $16.99

Prepare to discover one of Battleworld's most contested domains -- where CIVIL WAR never ended! In the Warzone, the conflict over the Superhuman Registration Act reached a climax that tore the country in half -- literally. The East became the Iron, with Tony Stark imposing order. The West became the frontier known as the Blue, where Steve Rogers enforces justice. With heroes split between the feuding territories, old friends are now bitter enemies, and families are torn apart. As General Rogers and his allies -- including Peter Parker -- seek an end to the conflict, President Stark makes a disturbing discovery about the divided nation. When the two figureheads finally meet again, will a historic summit lead to peace at last? SECRET WARS plus CIVIL WAR equals probably not! Collecting CIVIL WAR (2015) #1-5.
Rated T+
E IS FOR EXTINCTION WARZONES TP
(W) Chris Burnham & Various (A) Ramon Villalobos, Frank Quitely (CA) Ian Bertram
SRP: $15.99

Journey to a Battleworld realm inspired by one of the most celebrated X-Men eras of all! In Mutopia, mutants have shown themselves to truly be superior. But what role do the X-Men play when the world no longer hates and fears them? Ask Magneto -- after all, he's the one in charge of the Xavier Institute; his team includes Quentin Quire, Beak and the Stepford Cuckoos. But not everyone is a fan of these New X-Men. Take Cyclops and his classic X-Men -- Wolverine, Emma Frost and Beast. To save the life of one of their own, old will battle new! Plus: Look back at the kickoff of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's revolutionary NEW X-MEN revamp! Collecting E IS FOR EXTINCTION #1-4 and NEW X-MEN (2001) #114.
Rated T+
THE PUNISHER VS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Nick Percival
SRP: $34.99

The Punisher literally kills the Marvel Universe in a classic tale by one of Frank Castle's signature writers, Garth Ennis! But don't worry, the MU is back for round two -- kind of -- in a post-apocalyptic war zone filled with cannibalistic super types. Plus: Bullets fly in some of Frank's best clashes with the costumes and capes! He'll come between old pals Luke Cage and Iron Fist, and gatecrash Spider-Man's volatile first meeting with Nightcrawler -- this ain't no team-up! Watch him make Spidey, Daredevil and Wolverine look like a Confederacy of Dunces, and prepare to be amazed when the Punisher takes on the Avengers! Yes, even Thor! Collecting PUNISHER KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #161-162, HEROES FOR HIRE (1997) #9, PUNISHER (2001) #33-37, PUNISHER WAR ZONE (2012) #1-5 and MARVEL UNIVERSE VS. PUNISHER #1-4.
Parental Advisory
THE UNCANNY X-MEN HARDCOVER OMNIBUS VOL. 3
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Various (CA) Jerome Opena
SRP: $125.00

Experience some of the greatest stories the blockbuster X-Men franchise has to offer! The era's top talents mark milestone after mutant milestone beginning with the "Brood Saga." Then, author Chris Claremont rises to find perhaps his most poignant and challenging expression of the mutant metaphor in "God Loves, Man Kills." His work with Frank Miller on WOLVERINE skyrocketed the character's popularity, setting the stage for his breakout as a global icon. The X-Men classics continue with a look into Professor X's past with Magneto, Kitty Pryde and Colossus's growing romance, Illyana Rasputin's transformation into Magik, encounters with Dracula; Rogue's debut with the X-Men, the first appearance of the Morlocks; and the wedding of Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor. Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #154-175, X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #6-7, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #5, WOLVERINE (1982) #1-4, SPECIAL EDITION X-MEN #1 and MAGIK (1983) #1-4.
Rated T+
X-MEN GAMBIT TP COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL 01
(W) Fabian Nicieza, Tom DeFalco (A) Various (CA) Steve Skroce
SRP: $34.99

Gambit plays his cards right and vaults into his own kinetically charged solo adventures! He's a lover and a thief, but what else does ragin' Cajun Remy LeBeau get up to when he isn't hangin' wit' de X-Men? Would you believe raiding lost temples of Doom? Clashing with the deadly X-Cutioner? Or teaming up with Sabretooth? Still, there's always time for the ladies -- like old friend Storm and his favorite cherie, Rogue. But who is Gambit's gaseous green guardian? Look into the past with teen Gambit, and go even farther back to watch Remy's dad in action with Sgt. Fury's Howling Commandos! Plus: Rarely seen adventures, including a splashdown with Hydro-Man! Anyt'ing is possible wit' Gambit, mon ami! Collecting GAMBIT (1999) #1/2, #1-11 and ANNUAL '99; MARVEL AUTHENTIX: GAMBIT; and material from X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) #18.
Rated T
X-TINCTION AGENDA WARZONES TP
(W) Charles Soule (A) John Timms (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $15.99

Mutantkind teeters on the brink of oblivion in a Battleworld realm shaped by the events of the landmark first X-crossover of the 1990s! Now, ten years after the fall of Cameron Hodge and his fascist regime, Havok and Wolfsbane have labored hard to rebuild Genosha. But their work may be for naught as a mutant-killing plague begins spreading across their nation. The island is quarantined and abandoned by the rest of the world -- including the X-Men! And when Havok and Wolfsbane reach out to their old friends, they risk all-out war! Even if their species can survive the conflict, a shadow from their past may return to usher Homo superior into extinction. Plus: Relive the incendiary opening salvo of the original epic! Collecting X-TINCTION AGENDA #1-4 and UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #270.
Rated T+

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