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Marvel This Week
DOUBLE-SIZED FOR REGULAR PRICE! From the creators of the Eisner Award-winning, best-selling POWERS comes a brand-new world of crime fiction like you’ve never seen before. In this oversized first issue, you will discover a world in which the families of organized crime never lost their stranglehold on the United States. Today is the day that Valentine Gallo becomes a made man, and it’s also the day he learns the secrets behind the organization he has served since he was old enough to walk. But it is mysterious hitwoman Jagger Rose that will forever turn his life upside down. Be there when shocking secrets of this new world spill out onto the very past page. This bold new vision of crime fiction harkens back to Bendis’ earliest work in crime comics, while also giving you everything you expect from the creators of POWERS, one of the most successful and longest-lasting independent comics in history.
MURDER! MYSTERY! MARTIAL ARTS! A former lover of Shang-Chi’s is murdered in cold blood while working deep undercover for MI-6. When Shang-Chi travels to England to pay his respects he learns all is not as it seems, and if he’s not careful he may be next to die! Old friends, new enemies, espionage and kung fu collide in this riveting story from Mike Benson and Tan Eng Huat!
• Someone is hunting down Nightcrawler’s loved ones…and Nightcrawler and Wolverine are determined to find out who and to what ends! • Classic X-Men characters meet contemporary threats as the newly-resurrected Nightcrawler crosses the globe to save his nearest and dearest from suffering the fate he just escaped…
“POST-NUCLEAR” • A post-nuclear warhead has gone missing in the Middle East. Eighteen S.H.I.E.L.D. agents are dead. Who you gonna call? • What happens when Black Widow and Lady Bullseye meet? Sparkles. And what happens when you get too many sparkles? Explosions, that’s what. • While Phil Coulson struggles with his new problem, Maria Hill deals with her old one: MODOK is up to something.
• X-Force comes face-to-face with Volga, the mastermind who’s been weaponizing superhumans and using them in the undercover war that’s being waged across the globe. • But little does X-Force know that Volga has already weaponized one of their own… • …And by the time this issue is through, one member of X-Force will meet their end!
“THE FALL OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR” PART 4 • FLAME OFF!!! JOHNNY STORM has lost his powers! • The HUMAN TORCH is no more!!! • With one member down, a new threat emerges — the WRECKING CREW…with powers mysteriously elevated to A-level destruction as they team-up with the WIZARD to be a new, devastating version of the FRIGHTFUL FOUR! • And as BEN and ALICIA’S romance rekindles, so looms the PUPPET MASTER with dark plans for both of them. • All this and the return of FF members ANT MAN, MS. THING and SHE-HULK.
“ENGINES OF VENGEANCE” PART 3 • Ronnie meets the mysterious entity behind his possession • Is the all-new GHOST RIDER a hero or a villain? • MR. HYDE takes on the street gangs while a thug discovers the power of DR. ZABO’S pills.
THE NEXT GENERATION OF ULTIMATES! • The YOUNG ULTIMATES are put to the test as they try to survive their first mission: going head to head with the city’s most ruthless gang, the SERPENT SKULLS. • KITTY PRYDE takes the bait and finally joins the team in an effort to push back the unrelenting wave of brutality. • Jessica Drew takes on the mantle of BLACK WIDOW!!!
• As his plan to take down Sabretooth takes shape, Wolverine goes undercover in Madripoor – but he’s not the only one with his eyes on Sabretooth’s empire – what do PETE WISDOM & MI-13 have to do with it? • Paul Cornell (WOLVERINE: KILLABLE) and Gerardo Sandoval (CABLE & X-FORCE) bring you a two part epic that’ll push the mortal Wolverine to his limits!
• Captain Marvel & The Guardians of the Galaxy! • Carol takes her mysterious alien passenger home… and lands in the middle of an uprising against the Galactic Alliance! • Does our good soldier obey orders — or defy the Avengers and side with David against Goliath? Two guesses. First one doesn’t count.
• In all of creation, only one Earth has successfully met and triumphed over each Incursion that has threatened it: the Earth of the heroes of the Great Society! • Guess which Earth is on a collision course with ours?
THE NEW EPIC CONTINUES, “RINGS OF THE MANDARINS” • When the DARK ELVES grow tired of tales of joyous torture and want to scare each other, what do they talk about? • “The Night Of The IRON MAN.” • Also: THE MANDARINS have had enough. Time to say hello.
• Deadpool and his bride go on a honeymoon…to Japan! • How will married life agree with our mouthy merc? • Will he start doing the “take my wife” joke all the time?
• Gungnir’s true power exposed! This is the day when it all changes; this is the beginning of the end. • Dr. Mindbubble has learned a secret that will shatter the life of Captain America. • The Iron Nail’s true power revealed! This is it, the fight that will change the life of Steve Rogers forever after!
“DESCENT” PART 4 (OF 4): BARON ZEMO MAKES OUR YOUNG HEROES AN OFFER THEY CAN’T REFUSE! • What did the teen survivors of Murder World do last issue to become Public Enemy #1—and what does Zemo tempt them with in response? • Who accepts Zemo’s invite? And who goes rogue? • Our first arc comes to a chilling close—and what happens here makes it too late for our heroes to go back!
• The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants from “Battle of the Atom” are back and still gunning for the ALL-NEW X-MEN! • Jean Grey came back different from her trial. What does this mean for the rest of the X-Men?
To protect their secret, they tampered with the memories of Captain America – erasing his knowledge of their terrible acts. But no secret stays buried forever. And Steve Rogers is about to discover the betrayal of his closest allies. With Captain America’s memories restored, the Illuminati’s days are numbered. The clash of the Avengers and New Avengers is upon us. What shocking secrets have Tony Stark and his secret inner circle been keeping?
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