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Marvel's The Avengers - Road to The Avengers by Peter David
Marvel's Iron Man 3 Prelude
Christos Gage - 2013
government going after Iron Man? Plus, a mysterious figure from Tony's past returns - and he's got a vendetta. Featuring the first appearance and origin of War Machine! Then, it's an all-new story set between the events of Marvel's the Avengers and the upcoming Iron Man 3! What mysterious project has Tony Stark been developing since his alliance with SHIELD and his joining Earth's Mightiest Heroes? And how will it change the way he lives ... forever?COLLECTING: Marvel's Iron Man 2 Adaptation 1-2; Marvel's Iron Man 3 Prelude 1-2, Iron Man (2005) 1
The Punisher by Garth Ennis Omnibus
Garth Ennis - 2004
Stripped of sidekicks, spiritual directives and other excess baggage, the vengeance-crazed vigilante hits the mean streets of New York City with a renewed sense of purpose! Lawbreakers beware: Frank Castle is locked, loaded and waiting for you to slip up!COLLECTING: PUNISHER (2000) 1-12; PUNISHER KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE; MARVEL KNIGHTS DOUBLE-SHOT 1; PUNISHER (2001) 1-7, 13-37
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur: The Beginning
Amy Reeder - 2019
Just when she thinks she's found a solution, Lunella's life is turned upside down when a red-scaled beast is teleported from the prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call...today! Together they're the most Marvelous Team-Up of all - Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur! But will they be BFFs forever, or just until DD's dinner time? When the Terrigen Cloud finally finds Luna Lafayette, her transformation isn't what you might expect! Plus: The most wanted T. rex in NYC is running out of places to lie low - a problem that won't get any easier when our darling duo undergo a body swap! It's a big change-up that will see Luna spending a freaky Friday (or whatever day it happens to be) as Devil Dinosaur, and vice versa! Luna's got a huge future in the Marvel Universe, if only she can survive the present!
X-Men Origins: Jean Grey #1
Sean McKeever - 2008
Jean recently developed mutant psychic abilities, but through the most traumatic circumstances. She was present when her friend Annie Richardson had been struck by a vehicle and killed. Jean telepathically felt Annie dying inside her brain. Now, she cannot keep the voices out of her head. Xavier explains the nature of Jean's mutant heritage to her parents and offers to help her any way he can. After spending a considerable amount of time with Jean, he decides to erect psychic dampers inside her brain, preventing her from perceiving the surface thoughts of those around her.Time passes and Xavier visits the Grey home once again. He tells them he is opening up a boarding school for mutants and invites Jean to become one of his students. Jean accepts and becomes one of Xavier's X-Men. She trains with them consistently and earns the admiration of her fellow students. At this time, Jean develops the power of telekinesis.When a mutant menace threatens Cape Citadel, the X-Men scramble in response. Jean however, does not go with them. Instead, she takes a walk through nearby Salem Center where she is forced to use her telekinesis to rescue people from a traffic accident. Xavier collects her after the Cape Citadel mission and admonishes her for ducking out on the team. However, he is proud to see Jean coming into her own.
Spider-Gwen (2015B) #1
Gwen Stacy is back on the webs and has an all-new, all-different mystery to solve: the reappearance of The Lizard! Spider-Woman was convinced that the Lizard died in her arms alongside Peter Parker. But when a similar monster goes on a reptilian rampage, she's left with doubts not only about Peter's life, but his death as well. And witness the debut of the Osborns of Earth-65! Fan-favorite creators Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi are back for more with a story that every Spider-Fan will be talking about!
The Avengers Omnibus, Vol. 1
Stan Lee - 2012
Iron Man, Thor, the Incredible Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp joined together to face the menace of Loki and set off on a streak of tales that nearly 50 years later still sets the trend for super hero epics. From Captain America's return from the icy depths of the Atlantic, to the debut of classic enemies like Kang the Conqueror, and the game-changing introduction of a trio of villains into their ranks--Avengers was a bona fide comic book blockbuster! Written by Stan "The Man" Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby and Don Heck, you'll experience every story, every villain, even every letters page in this painstakingly restored Omnibus collection. COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1963) 1-30
Spider-Man: Life Story #1: The '60s
Chip Zdarsky - 2019
In 1962, in AMAZING FANTASY #15, 15-year-old Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and became the Amazing Spider-Man! Fifty-seven years have passed in the real world since that event — so what would have happened if the same amount of time passed for Peter as well? A special high-end limited series that’s a part of the celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary, SPIDER-MAN: LIFE STORY combines the talents of Chip Zdarsky (SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, MARVEL 2-IN-ONE) and Mark Bagley (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN) to tell the entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of the decades through which he lived! In this first oversized issue, when Flash Thompson is drafted to serve during the Vietnam War, Spidey must weigh the question of where his responsibility truly lies!
Falcon & Winter Soldier: Cut Off One Head
Derek Landy - 2021
A gifted new killer. Two ex-Captain Americas...When a dramatic attempt on the life of Bucky Barnes reunites him with Sam Wilson, the two old friends are plunged headlong into a race to uncover the new leader of Hydra before a mass casualty event announces the terror group's resurgence to the world. The clock is ticking...COLLECTING: FALCON & WINTER SOLDIER (2020) 1-5
X-23: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2
Marjorie M. Liu - 2016
But she'll soon fi nd herself side-by-side with another of the team's mysterious orphans: Remy LeBeau, aka Gambit! Can they help each other survive Ms. Sinister? Then, it's the ultimate legacy crossover as Laura locks claws with Daken! Will Wolverine's son and his teenage clone make for bitter enemies or an unstoppable team? As X-23's memories begin to spin her out of control, Logan must to step back into her life, along with another of his protégées - the vampire Jubilee!COLLECTING: X-23 (2010) 4-21, DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE 8-9; MATERIAL FROM WOLVERINE: THE ROAD TO HELL 1, ALL-NEW WOLVERINE SAGA 1
Avengers: The Korvac Saga
Jim Shooter - 1978
Fleeing through the timestream from the pursuing team of futuristic defenders known as the Guardians of the Galaxy, Korvac the Machine Man has established a secret presence on present-day Earth in the self-created persona of the mysterious Michael. Through such an unassuming guise, Korvac contemplates the elements of a universe he thirsts to command. Yet despite the subtlety of Michael's machinations, the world's greatest super-team - the mighty Avengers - catches wind of his cosmos-conquering scheme, thus drawing the two titanic forces into inevitable conflict.
Strikeforce, Vol. 1: Trust Me
Tini HowardDan Brown - 2020
But in the vacuum left by one of Thor's greatest villains, a new threat arises -one that will require a team of heroes accustomed to darkness. Angela, Blade, Spider-Woman, Wiccan, the Winter Soldier, Monica Rambeau and Daimon Hellstrom join forces for a monsterific bloodbath across the realms! COLLECTING: STRIKEFORCE (2019) 1-5
Spider-Man: Spider-Verse - Spider-Men
Brian Michael Bendis - 2018
Every world has its wall-crawler - and these are some of the most amazing! When Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, journeys to the Ultimate Universe, he finds himself face-to-face with another Aunt May, a young Gwen Stacy, and an all-new web-slinger - Miles Morales! It's a landmark meeting of the Spider-Men! Elsewhere in the Spider-Verse, venture into the dark world of Spider-Man Noir, and watch as he faces the smoke and mirrors of the magnifi cent Mysterio! But you've never seen anything like SP//dr - or its pilot, Peni Parker! Things take a hammy turn as Peter Porker, Spider-Ham celebrates his 25th birthday -but who invited Doctor Octopuss and the Swinester Six? Plus, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Girl and more unite as the Web-Warriors! COLLECTING: SPIDER-MEN 4-5; EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 1, 5; WEB WARRIORS 6; MATERIAL FROM SPIDER-HAM 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
X-Men Red, Vol. 1: The Hate Machine
Tom Taylor - 2018
They'll have to avoid guards armed with high-tech guns, protestors armed with burning hate, and Sentinels armed with...even bigger and more dangerous guns than the guards. All in a day's work for the X-Men! But as battle rages in India, the newest recruit may be the key to the whole team's survival! Gambit fi nds himself caught up the intensifying global frenzy of mutant hate - but could one of Jean's oldest friends turn foe?COLLECTING: X-MEN RED #1-5, X-MEN RED ANNUAL 1