Best of
Marvel

2013

The Superior Spider-Man, Vol. 1: My Own Worst Enemy


Dan Slott - 2013
    NOW!...The new Amazing Spider-Man has arrived, and he is better in every single way. Smarter, stronger...Superior. And he'll prove it, both to himself and the world, when he faces down the all-new Sinister Six! But is this all-new Spider-Man in cahoots with J. Jonah Jameson? And has Carlie Cooper figured out the Superior Spider-Man's secret identify? Plus: Spider-Man and Mary Jane...reunited?! All this and the return of the villainous Vulture! It's an all-new era of web-slinging excitement, and it all starts NOW!COLLECTING: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 1-5

The Superior Spider-Man, Volume 1


Dan Slott - 2013
    Can Peter switch their minds back before his time runs out? Yes...and no! As Peter's story comes to a dramatic close, Otto vows to become better than his old foe in every possible way. Smarter, stronger...he will be the Superior Spider-Man! But even with his newfound sense of heroism and responsibility, can Otto survive his heroic baptism of fire against the new Sinister Six? A new era of web-slinging excitement starts NOW! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider -Man 698-700, Superior Spider -Man 1-5

Fantastic Four by Jonathan Hickman Omnibus, Vol. 1


Jonathan HickmanJohn Rauch - 2013
    Fantastic decides to solve everything! As the team contends with Dark Reign, an older Franklin arrives from the future with an ominous warning! And as the Fantastic Four fight the War of the Four Cities, Mr. Fantastic assembles a band of genius youngsters. But when Nathaniel Richards returns, Galactus rises and an all-new Annihilation Wave threatens to invade from the Negative Zone, tragedy suddenly strikes. Grieving, the survivors of the Fantastic Four dissolve the team...but from its ashes rises the Future Foundation!Collecting: Dark Reign : Fantastic Four 1-5, Fantastic Four 570-588, FF 1-5, & materiel from Dark Reign: The Cabal

Captain America: The Death of Captain America


Ed Brubaker - 2013
    He lived for his country - and now, he has given his last final measure for the nation he loved. In the aftermath of the superhuman Civil War, Captain America was shot down in cold blood. In the aftermath of his death, Cap's longtime partner the Falcon makes revenge his first order of business. Sharon Carter finds herself spiraling out of control, a captive of the Red Skull's minions. And Bucky Barnes, a.k.a. the Winter Soldier, must reconcile his own sordid past with the calling to become...the new Captain America!Collecting: Captain America 22-42, Winter Soldier: Winter Kills

Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender Omnibus


Rick Remender - 2013
    As X-Force struggles to come to terms with their actions, one among them unravels in what could only be called the Dark Angel Saga. Startlingly familiar Deathloks, a return to the Age of Apocalypse, a warring Otherworld, and the all-new, all-deadly Brotherhood of Evil Mutants await in Remender's extraordinary exploration of the ethics of execution.Collecting: Uncanny X-Force 1-35, 5.1, 19.1; material from Wolverine: Road to Hell; X-Men: Spotlight

FCBD: Infinity


Jonathan Hickman - 2013
    The world-shattering return of Thanos! Also includes material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: INFINITY.

Daredevil by Mark Waid, Volume 1


Mark Waid - 2013
    And Daredevil hits the streets as Klaw, master of sound, makes his deadly return! Then, a blind client holds the key to a global conspiracy perpetrated by some familiar foes. Can Daredevil protect him long enough to bring down an international criminal organization? And when a piece of cutting-edge technology goes missing, Daredevil and Punisher team up to track it down and clear the Black Cat of the crime. But is Black Cat really innocent?! And after someone exhumes Battlin' Jack Murdock's grave, DD heads underground to find the villain responsible. Mark Waid's fantastic rejuvenation of Daredevil begins here!Collecting: Daredevil 1-10, 10.1; Amazing Spider -Man 677

Wolverine by Mark Millar Omnibus


Mark Millar - 2013
    Then: nobody knows what happened the night the heroes fell, but the bad guys have been calling the shots ever since. What happened to Wolverine is the biggest mystery of all. For 50 years, no one has heard from him...and in his place stands an old man called Logan. All-out action from the mind of Mark Millar!Collecting: Wolverine 20-32, 66-72, Giant-Size Old Man Logan

Iron Man Manual


Daniel Wallace - 2013
    Compiled by Stark’s loyal digital assistant, JARVIS, Iron Man Manual delves into the Stark Industries archives to deliver a complete report on all aspects of the billionaire playboy’s life. From a S.H.I.E.L.D. psychological evaluation that reveals the true Tony Stark to detailed breakdowns of the suits and weaponry that make his armored alter ego so formidable, Iron Man Manual is the ultimate exploration of his extraordinary career. Also featuring in-depth reports on Stark’s allies and enemies, along with classified information on Stark Tower, the Malibu mansion, and Stark’s workshop, Iron Man Manual is the ultimate guide to the world of a Super Hero legend.© Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy (2013-2015) #0.1


Brian Michael Bendis - 2013
    In this special prelude issue meet the man behind the Guardians: Star-Lord... and discover how this child of Earth became the leader of the rag-taggiest of teams in all the Galaxy.

The Mighty Thor by Walter Simonson, Vol. 1


Walt Simonson - 2013
    His work on the Mighty Thor swept the Norse God of Thunder to heights never before seen and rarely achieved in his wake. Spanning epic tales of heroism and treachery, love and war, Simonson's work is often considered the definitive Thor. From the majesty and mystery of fabled Asgard to the gritty streets of New York City, Thor was never the same. That is the mark of a true visionary. This first volume begins the collection of Simonson's epic run. COLLECTING: Thor 337-345

The Art of Thor: The Dark World


Marie Javins - 2013
    Continuing their popular ART OF series of movie tie-in books, Marvel presents its latest blockbuster achievement! Featuring exclusive concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photographs, production stills, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, THE AR T OF THOR: THE DARK WORLD provides an insider's look into the making of the highly anticipated film directed by Alan Taylor and starring Chris Hemsworth.

The Art of Iron Man 3


Stuart Moore - 2013
    This keepsake volume is co-written by comic-book authors and novelists Stuart Moore and Marie Javins!

Thor: The Mighty Avenger - The Complete Collection


Roger Langridge - 2013
    Roger Langridge (Muppet Show, Eisner and Harvey Award nominee) and Chris Samnee (Siege: Embedded) re-imagine the God of Thunder! Thrill as Thor battles robots the size of cities! Gasp as he tames the mightiest sea creatures! Swoon as he rescues damsels from the vilest villains! It's Thor as you've never seen him, as the god of thunder tests his might against the Sub-Mariner, learns why he was banished from Asgard, battles Fin Fang Foom, takes on raging robots, and fights side-by-side with Iron Man for the very first time! Plus: when mischevious Loki's machinations throw Thor and a World War II-era Captain America into King Arthur's court, it's a time-twisting tale of Camelot craziness that neither Avenger will ever forget!COLLECTING: Thor the Mighty Avenger 1-8, Free Comic Book Day 2011

Marvel Zombies: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1


Mark Millar - 2013
    But the Marvel Zombies might just be a match for his all-consuming hunger! Plus: The Marvel Universe’s New Fantastic Four just crash-landed in the Zombie-verse! If they can’t escape, they’ll be the next hors d’oeuvre for…Zombie Skrulls?!Collects Ultimate Fantastic Four #21-23 And #30-32, Marvel Zombies #1-5, Marvel Zombies: Dead Days, Black Panther (2005) #28-30 and material from Marvel Spotlight: Marvel Zombies/Mystic Arcana.

Thanos Rising #1


Jason Aaron - 2013
    Where did this demi-god of death and destruction come from and...more importantly what does he want?

Amazing Spider-Man: Big Time: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2


Dan Slott - 2013
    But even as Eddie and Spidey tentatively team up to take down Mr. Negative, they have to figure out if the returned Wraith is friend or foe! Then: welcome to Spider-Island, where a million New Yorkers suddenly possess Spider-Man's powers! Can Spidey play world-saving super hero while the Big Apple gets eaten alive from the inside out? And what secret scheme does the Jackal have up his sleeve? Plus, even as Dr. Octopus and his Sinister Six face the Intelligencia, the Vulture returns - with a band of ruffians! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider-Man 663-677, Amazing Spide r-Man Infested 1, Free Comic Book Day 2011, Spider-Island: Deadly Foes 1, Daredevil 8, Spider-Island Spotlight

5-Minute Spider-Man Stories


Jennifer Redding - 2013
    Each story is the perfect length for reading aloud in just around five minutes, making it perfect for bedtime or anytime. The package also features a padded cover, plussing up this already fantastic format.

Captain America: The Death Of Captain America - The Complete Collection


Ed Brubaker - 2013
     Steve Rogers is dead! Long live Captain America! He was a hero to millions, an inspiration to America’s armed services and the representative of his nation’s greatest ideals. He lived for his country — and now, he has given his last final measure for the nation he loved, shot down in cold blood. In the aftermath of his death, Cap’s longtime partner, the Falcon, makes revenge his first order of business. Sharon Carter finds herself spiraling out of control, a captive of the Red Skull’s minions. And Bucky Barnes, a.k.a. the Winter Soldier, must reconcile his own sordid past with the calling to become the new Captain America!

Guardians of the Galaxy (2013-2015) #1


Brian Michael BendisMichael Avon Oemin - 2013
    There's a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! Join the brightest stars in the Marvel U: Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and Iron Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW!

Mini Marvels: The Complete Collection


Chris Giarrusso - 2013
    All-ages fun featuring the wild and crazy kid counterparts to Marvel's greatest heroes! All of your favorite hilarious, action-packed Mini Marvels adventures collected in one complete volume! Spidey gets the paperboy blues, Wolverine goes on a cereal quest, Hulk goes on a date, and the Fantastic Four are impersonated by alien Skrulls! Iceman and Firestar help Spidey deliver his newspapers while he babysits Power Pack! Thor returns, Iron Man builds armor for the Avengers, and Hawkeye squares off against Galactus! And where did Red Hulk and Blue Hulk come from anyway? Plus, Hawkeye battles the Curse of the Crimson Crown...and who is Elephant Steve?! Plus: a complete run of Mini Marvels classic comic strips!

New Warriors Omnibus, Vol. 1


Fabian Nicieza - 2013
    Young, idealistic heroes Marvel Boy, Firestar, Nova, Namorita, Speedball and the mysterious Night Thrasher join forces as the New Warriors - determined to make a difference and fight the kinds of crime other heroes won't touch! But as the naïve Warriors dig deeper into a world of grey areas and moral compromises, can they maintain their youthful ideals? COLLECTING: New Warriors (1990) 1-26, New Warriors Annual 1-2, Avengers (1963) 341-342; material from Thor (1966) 411-412, New Mutants Annual 7, X-Men Annual (1970) 15, X-Factor Annual 6, Amazing Spider-Man Annual (1964) 26, Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 12, Web of Spider-Man Annual 8

The Twelve


J. Michael Straczynski - 2013
    Electro. The Black Widow. The Laughing Mask. The Blue Blade. Dynamic Man. Master Mind Excello. Mister E. The Fiery Mask. The Witness. Rockman. Captain Wonder. Laying dormant for sixty years, they awaken in a tormented world that needs them more than ever. But has the world grown beyond their brand of old-fashioned heroism? Writer J. Michael Stracyzynski (Babylon 5, The Amazing Spider-Man) and artist Chris Weston (The Invisibles, Fantastic Four: The First Family) present a post-modernist tale of sacrifice, betrayal, and human nature. Plus: Journey into the past to follow the death-defying exploits of the Phantom Reporter on the front lines of World War II - and witness his first encounter with history's greatest super heroes!COLLECTING: The Twelve 1-12, The Twelve: Spearhead

Iron Man by David Micheline, Bob Layton and John Romita Jr. Omnibus


David Michelinie - 2013
    joined forces to take on Marvel's Golden Avenger in 1978 - and captured lighting in a bottle! Now, their history-making first run is collected in one massive volume! From Tony Stark's taboo-shattering struggle with alcoholism to Iron Man's legendary clash with Dr. Doom during King Arthur's time, this one's got it all - including Justin Hammer's introduction; a brutal battle against the Hulk; the menaces of Madame Masque, the Melter, Blizzard, Whiplash, the Dreadnoughts, the Titanium Man and more; and the debut of Tony's outer-space and stealth armors! COLLECTING: Iron Man (1968) 115-157

Indestructible Hulk, Volume 1: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.


Mark Waid - 2013
    Banner: Smartest man alive. Combined, they are the strongest, smartest weapon on the planet! And NOW!, the Indestructible Hulk is an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Hulk's first official missions include taking down the all-new Quintronic Man and battling Attuma on the ocean floor! But not everything is as it seems: What is Banner's secret hold over S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Maria Hill? What and where is Bannertown, USA? And which one of Banner's lab assistants holds a deadly secret? Plus: Bruce Banner and Tony Stark are friends but Hulk and Iron Man are anything but! The Golden Avenger guest-stars as Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil) and superstar artist Leinil Yu take the Hulk in an all-new direction...NOW!Collecting: Indestructible Hulk 1-5, plus never before seen extras

Wolverine by Jason Aaron: The Complete Collection, Volume 1


Jason Aaron - 2013
    Now, the debut of writer Jason Aaron's (PUNISHERMAX, Scalped) acclaimed and character-defining Wolverine run is collected in one handy volume! Joined by some of comics' top artists, Aaron pits Wolverine against an array of twisted foes including super-powered kungfu gangsters, a platoon of Adamantium-enhanced mercenaries, a broken little man with a very big gun, a nonstop barrage of Marvel's heaviest hitters, and - in a brutal, no-holds-barred battle that may destroy them both - the treacherous, shape-changing Mystique! Guest-starring Spider-Man, the X-Men, X-Force, the Avengers and more!COLLECTING: Wolverine (2003) 56, 62-65, material from 73-74; Wolverine: Manifest Destiny 1-4; Wolverine: Weapon X 1-5; material from Wolverine (1988) 175

His Fate Will Be Unlearned


Scifigrl47 - 2013
    At the age of fifteen, he ran away from home, and made it as far as MIT before all of his responsibilities caught up to him. Now seventeen, he just wants to finish his degree and escape from everything connected to the Stark name.Steve Rogers crashed into the icy North Atlantic in the 1940's, sacrificing himself to save the world. He never expected to wake up, and now that he has, he's not sure he's glad. The US Army has other plans for him, but for now, Steve is slowly learning to live life in the 21st century, and taking classes at Boston College. He's beginning to suspect that there is no escape.Boston College is on the T's Green Line. MIT is on the Red. The two lines meet at the Park Street Station, and so will Steve and Tony.

Wolverine and the X-Men Annual #1


Jason Aaron - 2013
    The Avengers find an unlikely ally against the forces of the Builders--Kid Gladiator! What has the prince of the Shi'Ar Empire been up to since he left the Jean Grey School?

Infinity #1


Jonathan Hickman - 2013
    The world-shattering return of Thanos! Also includes material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: INFINITY.

Thor: The Warriors Three: The Complete Collection


Stan Lee - 2013
    The Lord of the Sword, the Master of the Mace and the God of Girth! A romance-seeking rogue, a somber soldier and a fumbling family man: they're one odd trio, but they're the God of Thunder's closest comrades - and even without him, they remain Asgard's finest! Watch as the Warriors Three face down Loki, Ulik, the Enchantress, the Destroyer and more! COLLECTING: Thor Annual 2, Incredible Hulk (1968) 102, Marvel Spotlight (1971) 30, Marvel Fanfare (1982) 34-35, Journey Into Mystery (1952) -1, Warriors Three 1-4; material from Tales to Astonish (1959) 101, Marvel Fanfare (1982) 13 and 36-37, Thor (1966) 400, 410 and 415-416, Marve l Comics Presents (1988) 66, Thor Annual 17, Marve l Super-Heroes (1990) 15

Alpha: Big Time #1


Joshua Hale Fialkov - 2013
    But that was then...and this is NOW! Alpha's about to hit the BIG TIME!

Nova #1


Jeph Loeb - 2013
    But luckily for Sam Alexander... soon gravity won't even matter.

The Fearless Defenders, Vol. 1: Doom Maidens


Cullen Bunn - 2013
    Writer Cullen Bunn (VENOM, Sixth Gun, FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS) and new-to-Marvel artist Will Sliney (MacGyver, Star Wars) bring you the book that everyone is going to be talking about...and that's a promise! COLLECTING: Fearless Defenders 1-6

Marvel's Iron Man 3 Prelude #1


Christos Gage - 2013
    War Machine faces his biggest test as a hero, while Iron Man takes on the Battle of New York!

Weighing of the Heart


Scifigrl47 - 2013
    He's struggled along, he's proud of himself, he's self-sufficient and capable and he works damn hard. He has friends and a purpose and he's only a few semesters from graduating college. He's managed, but his life has been far from easy.That's mostly because of a slight filing error.The last thing that Steve needed was someone to watch over him. The only thing that his Guardian Angel needs is a second chance to make a first impression.Art by lutin.

Avengers Annual #1


Kathryn Immonen - 2013
    Everybody's got somewhere better to be and Cap's all alone on Tower-sitting duty. Or is he?

What If? AVX #1


Jimmy Palmiotti - 2013
    but what if the story had gone differently?