Marvel Comics by Canadians in September 2011

FEAR ITSELF #6 (of 7)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Penciled by STUART IMMONEN
Cover by STEVE McNIVEN
Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Variant Cover by MIKE McKONE
Marvel Architects Variant also available
Marvel Architects Sketch Variant also available
The penultimate chapter of the apocalypse is here! Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man scramble to make Earth’s last stand against the relentless Serpent and his army of world-shattering avatars–all while amongst unbelievable chaos and destruction, Spider-Man makes the choice of a lifetime! Dark Asgard has risen and all of Earth’s forces converge on the World Tree as the globe shudders in the shadow of FEAR ITSELF!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ALPHA FLIGHT #4 (of 8)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE & GREG PAK
Penciled by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
Variant Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN!
The fight against the Flight continues! As our heroes fight to survive their own country hunting them down the traitorous Vindicator creates a team of her own, gathering a group of former enemies of Alpha Flight into the deadly ALPHA STRIKE! However, the remaining Alphans reach out to some unusual allies of their own. Marvel All-Stars Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, along with artist extraordinaire Dale Eaglesham, continue their highly-anticipated resurrection of the fan favorite title, ALPHA FLIGHT!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT #6 (of 7)
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE, FRED VAN LENTE, HOWARD CHAYKIN & ELLIOT KALAN
Pencils by MIKE MAYHEW, ALESSANDRO VITTI, HOWARD CHAYKIN & TY TEMPLETON
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
With the forces of the Serpent spreading terror throughout the world, mankind has only one hope…themselves. Speedball must find a way to unite the people he’s inspired to face their own fear…but is he leading them to victory, or death? An all-new team of heroes — X-23, POWER MAN, AMADEUS CHO, THUNDERSTRIKE and SPIDER-GIRL find themselves trapped on a Hell-Carrier on a collision course with Honolulu to one-up Pearl Harbor! PLUS: Milwaukee’s citizens have turned against the Great Lakes Avengers, even as the GLA faces its most lethal threat to date: The “hammer-wielding” Asbestos Man!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1 & #2
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Penciled by Sara Pichelli
Covers by Kaare Andrews
(Issue #1 Cover will be POLYBAGGED)>br>Issue #1 Variant Cover by Sara Pichelli
CLASSIFIED!
32 PGS. (each)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (each)

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #1
Written by Nick Spencer
Penciled by Paco Medina
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS (POLYBAGGED)
Variant Cover by Paco Medina
The biggest mutant cover-up has gone public as the true history of the x-gene is revealed. As an identity crisis rocks the mutant world, the mistrust between man and x-man gets deeper. But a bigger question remains: who are the X-Men? Nick Spencer and Paco Medina make their thunderous Ultimate debut in one of the most anticipated series yet!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #2
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by ESAD RIBIC
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
With S.H.I.E.L.D. at its limits and the Ultimates one man down, Nick Fury’s having a little trouble maintaining the super in super power. As a new kind of threat looms over the weakening empire, will Fury have something up his sleeve? Creative masterminds Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic bring back the Ultimates in all their blazing glory!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS HAWKEYE #2 (of 4)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Tasked on a covert and dangerous mission, Hawkeye finds himself in the middle of an international arms race where the stakes are higher than ever. At the fringe of obtaining a serum that will change the course of mutant history, has the eagle-eyed hero aimed too high to succeed? Fan favorites Jonathan Hickman and Rafa Sandoval deliver another high-octane, high-intensity thriller!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DOROTHY & THE WIZARD IN OZ #1 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Variant Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
Variant Cover by ERIC SHANOWER
The great 1906 San Francisco earthquake swallows Dorothy alive—no kidding! It also swallows Dorothy’s kitten Eureka, Dorothy’s cousin Zeb, and his horse Jim. They’re trapped underground in a strange land of glass where everyone can walk on air. Time for the Wizard of Oz to come to the rescue! Eisner award winners Eric Shanower and Skottie Young continue to delight audiences of all ages! Find out why these books are one of the best Oz adaptations yet.
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

Spider-Island: I LOVE NEW YORK CITY #1
Written by Greg Rucka, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Joe Caramagna, & Skottie Young
Art by Max Fiumara
Cover by Mike Del Mundo
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
Start Webbing the News! It’s a swinging tribute to New York City as the Big Apple is overwhelmed by the threat of Spider-Island! The citizens of the Big Apple nay have gained Spider-Powers, but that doesn’t mean they have any of the responsibility! See the summer’s biggest Spidey-Event through the eyes of folks just like you as they deal with the new found hero inside them all.
Plus award-winning writer Greg Rucka presents a very violent look at how the Punisher deals with a world where every criminal is now a super hero. (Here’s a hint: he doesn’t deal with it pleasantly.)
32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$2.99

VENOM #7
Written by Rick Remender
Penciled by Tom Fowler
Cover by Tony Moore
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
Project Rebirth has been infested – and Venom’s going under DEEP cover to start exterminating some bugs starting with Anti-Venom! Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES) and Rick Remender (X-FORCE) bring you all the heart-stopping action and heart-wrenching drama as this summer’s Spidey Crossover continues!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-23 #14
Written by Marjorie Liu
Penciled by Phil Noto
Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky
GUEST-STARRING THE FF AND SPIDER-MAN!
A cosmic force is tearing apart New York, and targeting X-23, Sue Richards, and Spider-Man along the way. What strange connection do these three heroes share, and is it the key to saving the city and the world — or will it get them killed?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #224.1
Written by Peter David
Penciled by Valentine De Landro
Cover by David Yardin
X-Factor Investigations has been taking on stranger and stranger cases recently…but when an eerie sighting leads the group to the hometown of their leader, Jamie Madrox the Multiple Man, they may have stumbled on a bigger mystery than they intended. With this new-reader friendly issue, there’s never been a better time to check out the series IGN.com says “puts most Triple-A titles to shame”!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #225
Written by Peter David
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by David Yardin
As the mutant detectives of X-Factor Investigations work to uncover other people’s secrets, they’re keeping some of their own…secrets that could eventually tear the team apart. Well, unless a recently deceased friend rises from the slab and tears them apart first!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SIEGE HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL, MICHAEL LARK, LUCIO PARRILLO, DANIEL ACUNA, STUART IMMONEN, MIKE MCKONE & MIKE DEODATO JR.
Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
The lines have been drawn in final battle, as writer Brian Michael Bendis fulfills the promise of an epic story seven years in the making! The Marvel Universe’s greatest villains make their final move against the hallowed halls of Asgard! It’s the last piece in Norman Osborn’s insane bid to seize total control of the world, but is the siege of Asgard the proverbial bridge too far for the former Green Goblin? And will his machinations with Loki be the thing that loses the war … or wins him the world? Plus: the New Avengers are on the run! Driven underground by the Superhuman Registration Act, the Avengers battle Osborn, and his new crime kingpin the Hood, behind the scenes – taking on a gauntlet of the Hood’s lethal cronies including the Mandrill, the Griffin and the Purple Man. And Osborn’s Dark Avengers have problems of their own, as the Sentry’s origin is revealed, Bullseye commits an unspeakable act of murder, and Osborn himself begins to succumb to the evil legacy of the Green Goblin! Witness the climax of Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign, and the dawn of a new heroic age … the siege of Asgard is here! Collecting SIEGE: THE CABAL, SIEGE PROLOGUE, SIEGE #1-4 & material from SIEGE #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT, NEW AVENGERS (2005) #61-64 and DARK AVENGERS #13-16.
376 PGS./Rated T+ …$39.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-6316-9
Trim size: oversized

VENOM BY RICK REMENDER VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TONY MOORE & TOM FOWLER
Cover by JOE QUESADA
America — meet your newest hero! The lethal alien symbiote known as Venom is in the custody of the U.S. military — and with a familiar face from Spider-Man’s world inside the suit, the government’s own personal Spidey is going into action as one of the nation’s top covert agents in hostile territory! Collecting VENOM (2011) #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5811-0
Trim size: standard
VENOM BY RICK REMENDER VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC — BLANK VARIANT
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
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SIGIL: OUT OF TIME TPB
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK & PATRICK OLLIFFE
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
In the war for forever, time is only an obstacle. Warriors jump from century to century; their battlefields span all of history, but have led them to a stalemate. But now, a 16-year-old girl from present-day South Carolina will turn the tide. The symbol on her chest makes her part of this war, but will she save us — or damn all creation? New York Times best-selling author Mike Carey (AGE OF X, The Unwritten), and artists Leonard Kirk and Patrick Olliffe, present the next great comic epic. Collecting SIGIL (2011) #1-4.
96 PGS./Rated T+ …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5622-2
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ASTONISHING X-MEN: XENOGENESIS TPB
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by KAARE ANDREWS
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
Children of the Atom, or something else? A small African town has been hit with a series of bizarre occurrences, as children are born possessing strange and powerful abilities. With the mutant race dwindling, the X-Men are the first on the scene to investigate the phenomenon. When they arrive, what looks to be a concentration of mutant births raises their hopes. But soon, they find themselves confronted by the country’s ruthless leader, who has his own ideas of what the children truly are and how to deal with them. Have the X-Men stumbled across a series of new mutant births, or are they dealing with something far more dangerous? Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN: XENOGENESIS #1-5 and material from the ASTONISHING X-MEN: XENOGENESIS #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT.
160 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4033-7

NEW MUTANTS VOL. 3: FALL OF THE NEW MUTANTS TPB
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK & ANDREW CURRIE
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
To Hell…and back? As the New Mutants struggle to pick up the pieces after their toughest battle ever, some forced R&R helps them rediscover the strong ties that have kept them a team since they were teenagers. But a new enemy called Project Purgatory has the team in its crosshairs, and the New Mutants suddenly find themselves dragged away from vacation and into the hellish dimension of Limbo. The secret they uncover there will shock them — and it could very well be the final straw that breaks the New Mutants once and for all. Collecting NEW MUTANTS (2009) #15-21.
168 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4584-4

CAPTAIN AMERICA BY DAN JURGENS VOL. 2 TPB
Written by DAN JURGENS & BILL ROSEMANN
Penciled by DAN JURGENS, GREG SCOTT, SCOT EATON & DAVE ROSS
Cover by DAN JURGENS
Dan Jurgens continues chronicling some of the First Avenger’s greatest adventures yet! When Captain America comes face-to-face with Protocide, he learns everything he knew about his origin is wrong! And Steve Rogers’ girlfriend, Connie Ferrari, gets caught in the middle of an A.I.M. plot! Plus: Batroc, Hydra, Mercurio, the Crimson Dynamo, S.H.I.E.L.D. and Nick Fury! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1988) #35-44 and ANNUAL 2000.
280 PGS./Rated T+ …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5540-9

ALPHA FLIGHT CLASSIC VOL. 2 TPB
Written by JOHN BYRNE & CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JOHN BYRNE
Cover by JOHN BYRNE
John Byrne writes and draws Alpha Flight’s early adventures! See such unlikely heroes as Puck, Sasquatch, Northstar and Guardian take on the threats of the Super-Skrull, Omega Flight, the Master of the World and the Plodex! Plus: Alpha Flight origins, Marrina falls in love with Namor, and a team member’s death! And not one, but two takes on the classic X-Men adventure in which Weapon Alpha tried to take Wolverine back to Canada! Collecting ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) #9-19 and X-MEN (1963) #109.
296 PGS./All Ages …$29.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3125-0

STRANGE TALES II TPB
Written by VARIOUS
Cover by KATE BEATON
Wolverine is the best there is at what he does — fighting in mutant-mixed-martial-arts tournaments, handing out relationship advice and eating hot dogs! Spider-Man issues the ultimate challenge to one of his deadliest enemies — an invitation to the prom! The Mighty Thor forges a powerful new alliance — with a cleverly disguised farm animal! Fear not, Friends of Old Marvel — you haven’t fallen prey to the illusions of Loki. You’ve simply discovered STRANGE TALES II! A band of the best and brightest talents in independent, alternative and online comics joins forces with the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for a sequel to the acclaimed STRANGE TALES anthology, one that critics are calling “better than any of the previous run” (Douglas Wolk, Time.com’s Techland). Hilarious, haunting and horrifying — sometimes all at once — it’s Marvel gone strange! Collecting STRANGE TALES II #1-3.
152 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4823-4

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