The Marvel Universe is no more! The interdimensional Incursions have eliminated each and every dimension one by one - and now, despite the best eff orts of the scientists, sages and superhumans of both dimensions, the Marvel Universe and Ultimate Universe have collided with one another...and been destroyed! Now, all that exists in the vast empty cosmos is a single titanic patchwork planet, made of the fragmented remains of hundreds of devastated dimensions: Battleworld! And the survivors of this multiversal catastrophe must learn to survive in this strange new realm! What strange creatures inhabit this world? Which familiar faces will make their return? And what happens when the various realms go to war? The Marvel Universe is dead...and the victors of the Secret Wars will determine what comes next! COLLECTING: Free Comic Book Day 2015 Secret Wars 0 (Secret Wars story), Secret Wars 1-9
Author: Al Ewing, Cullen Bunn, Nathan Edmondson, G. Willow Wilson
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Before Secret Wars arrives, everything must end! In the final hours of the Marvel Universe, everyone is a Mighty Avenger! Facing Ragnarok, King Loki makes his move! Magneto, once Earth's enemy, fights to be its savior! Black Widow meets her fate still seeking redemption! On the brink of disaster, Ms. Marvel meets Captain Marvel! Punisher goes out with a bang! Silk seeks her family before the sky falls! Ant-Man dances with destiny! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE MIGHTY AVENGERS #8-9, LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #14-17, MAGNETO #18-21, BLACK WIDOW #19-20, MS. MARVEL #16-19, THE PUNISHER #19-20, SILVER SURFER #13-15, ANT-MAN: LAST DAYS #1, SILK #7, and SPIDER-WOMAN #10.
Author: Brian Michael Bendis
When Nick Fury, commander in chief of SHIELD - the world peacemaking task force, learns that someone is funding the world's technological super villains in preparation for a new wave of terror, he gathers a cadre of the best heroes, including Spider-Man, Wolverine and Captain America to wage a secret war. However, every war has its price and the consequences of Fury's actions come to haunt the small band of superheroes. Written by acclaimed scribe Brian Michael Bendis (House of M, Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers) and breathtaking art by Gabrielle Dell'Otto.
Author: Jim Shooter
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
"I am from Beyond! Slay your enemies and all you desire shall be yours! Nothing you dream of is impossible for me to accomplish!" With those words began an era of change rarely rivaled before or since as an awesome entity set heroes and villains against each other, only to learn that the difference between the two was not so clear-cut as it seemed! Loyalties, loves, and line-ups change in the mini-series where one world's battles shook a universe! Plus: new looks for Spider-Man, the Thing, and more! Starring the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the X-Men, and villains of all kinds! Collects Secret Wars (1984) #1-12.
For Earth's Mightiest Heroes and the Illuminati, it has all been building to this. One by one, the realities of the multiverse have collided and been destroyed, leaving the Marvel Universe as one of the last dimensions standing. Now Jonathan Hickman's cataclysmic saga jumps forward eight months, to the day of the Final Incursion - and the astonishing climax! After the revelation of the Illuminati's desperate, world-shattering actions, the Avengers are fragmented. While one group seeks out the Illuminati for a confrontation, another takes the fight to the new Cabal! COLLECTING: AVENGERS 35-44, NEW AVENGERS 24-33
Author: Jim Shooter
The original Marvel crossover event is back in a deluxe 30th anniversary edition! Packed full of extra behind-the-scenes features, including forewords from the creators. Earth's mightiest heroes, including Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, are abducted by The Beyonder, an omnipotent being from another dimension, and transported to Battle World to fight their deadliest foes in a war that will determine the fate of the universe! Collecting Marvel Super Heroes: Secret Wars #1-12.
Author: Brian Michael Bendis
A new Inhuman, with the ability to profile the future, emerges and the ramifications ripple into every corner of the Marvel Universe. Once again lines are drawn, bodies fall, and the Marvel Universe will be rocked to its very core. Collecting Civil War II #0, 1-7 (subject to change).
2017's most startling and unexpected comic book event! Captain America, Sentinel of Liberty, has been living a lie! The world's greatest hero is secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, brought up since childhood to pursue their mission of progress through authority and unity through adversity! Using the trust and respect he is accorded by the great powers of the Marvel Universe, Steve Rogers has worked his way into a position where he can make Hydra's ideals a reality -and change the landscape of the world dramatically! Now, all the dominos of Steve's plan have been laid out - and it will take only the slightest push to set them into action! Hail Hydra! COLLECTING: SECRET EMPIRE 0-9, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017 DEFENDERS (SECRET EMPIRE STORY) 1
Summoned to the Brotherhood of the Shield's labyrinthine domain in 1961, Nick Fury, Baron Strucker and nine others learned of the Great Wheel - upon which turned the fate of the world. Would they play their parts as their host, Aries, requested? Would they keep centuries old secrets and guard against betrayals? Wouldthey help shield - and in so doing, themselves? In the present, Nick Fury stands over his son Mikel's grave and wonders if it was all worth it. Assembling his Secret Warriors, losing his howling commandos, destroying the leviathan - what isthe meaning of war when you've outlived all those you sent into battle? While Fury mourns, Hydra's Kraken advances his plans to wipe all otherplayers off the board. Baron Strucker is already his captive, and a distraught Fury is next! COLLECTING: SECRET WARRIORS 25-28
Author: Stuart Moore
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
Second title in Titan Books' Marvel fiction reissue program, featuring the classic story: Civil War SPIDER-MAN IRON MAN CAPTAIN AMERICA THE FANTASTIC FOUR THE EPIC STORY THAT BLOWS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE APART! Iron Man and Captain America: two core members of the Avengers, the world's greatest super hero team. When a tragic battle blows a hole in the city of Stamford, killing hundreds of people, the U.S. government demands that all super heroes unmask and register their powers. To Tony Stark--Iron Man--it's a regrettable but necessary step. To Captain America, it's an unbearable assault on civil liberties. SO BEGINS THE CIVIL WAR. BASED ON THE SMASH-HIT GRAPHIC NOVEL THAT HAS SOLD MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES.
Jessica Jones, breakout star of Brian Michael Bendis' hit series Alias, is back! And the ex-super hero-turned-private investigator is starting a new chapter in her life - working for the Daily Bugle's new super hero section, The Pulse! Jessica's first assignment: to uncover the identity of a former Bugle reporter's super-powered murderer! How is Norman Osborn involved? And how will Jessica's shocking discovery affect the entire Marvel Universe? And when Nick Fury's Secret War spills over into the streets, it hits Jessica and Luke Cage right where they live! With their lives in shambles, Jessica Jones decides to fight back! And finally, it's the moment you've been waiting for: the birth of Jessica and Luke's baby, and their wedding day! COLLECTING: PULSE 1-9, 11-14; NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL 1
Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: Hachette UK
The second in the Fearless Jones series from the author of the Easy Rawlins crime thrillers. 'Will not disappoint fans of the Easy Rawlins series. The prose is taut and sinewy and Mosley effortlessly creates a classic noir setting' Douglas Field, Big Issue Paris Minton is a man who would rather walk away from trouble, but in 1950s' Los Angeles, it just comes and finds you. Fearless Jones turns up on Paris's doorstep one night asking him to help an attractive woman find her husband. One night later a stranger shows up looking for the same man. It isn't long before Paris is running for his life, and it looks like even his friend Fearless might not be able to save him.
Author: Robert G. Weiner
This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel’s mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication’s title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel–related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel–related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.
Author: BRIAN MICHAEL. BENDIS, Bryan Hitch, Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the Avengers' greatest mistake and deadliest foe, the artificial intelligence known as Ultron, would one day fulfil its desire to eradicate all organic life and dominate the Earth... that day has arrived! Collecting Age of Ultron #1-10, Age of Ultron Epilogue #1.