Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Marvel Comics May 2011 Solicitations - 1980s goodness
Written by DAVID MICHELINIE
Penciled by TODD MCFARLANE, ALEX SAVIUK, ERIK LARSEN & COLLEEN DORAN
Whether clad in blue and red or black, or possessing spider-powers or cosmic ones, Spider-Man stands ready to face any threat! And the threats have never been greater! From his own foes — Venom, Mysterio, the Scorpion and more — to newcomers to his friendly neighborhood like Sabretooth, the Taskmaster, Magneto and the Sentinels, Spidey sure has his hands full! Good thing he’s got Mary Jane, Captain America, the Black Cat and the Hulk around to lend a hand! Featuring the pulse-pounding prose of longtime IRON MAN scribe David Michelinie and the groundbreaking artistry of the legendary Todd McFarlane! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #296-329 and material from SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #10.
848 PGS. $99.99
X-MEN: X-TINCTION AGENDA HC
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT & LOUISE SIMONSON
Penciled by JIM LEE, ROB LIEFELD, JON BOGDANOVE & GUANG YAP
The war in Genosha has boiled over, and the X-Men, X-Factor and the New Mutants will never be the same! With the never-deadlier Cameron Hodge pulling the strings, the heroes are kidnapped, killed, stripped of their powers and forced into combat! And when the dust settles, the teams change lineups, sending the X-Men into a new era! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #235-238 and #270-272, NEW MUTANTS (1983) #95-97, and X-FACTOR (1986) #60-62.
328 PGS. $49.99
CAPTAIN BRITAIN VOL. 1: BIRTH OF A LEGEND HC
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, GARY GRIEDRICH, LARRY LIEBER, BOB BUDIANSKY, LEN WEIN & JIM LAWRENCE
Penciled by HERB TRIMPE, JOHN BUSCEMA, RON WILSON & BOB BUDIANSKYMarvel U.K.’s first original super hero made his explosive debut in 1976. Now, on his 35th anniversary, Captain Britain’s earliest adventures are collected in the United States for the first time! Witness the legend’s beginning as British student Brian Braddock makes a fateful choice between might and right, and becomes Merlin’s champion! Experience Captain Britain’s first battles as he faces fearsome foes like the Reaver, Hurricane, Dr. Synne, the Mastermind computer, Lord Hawk, Nykonn and the Manipulator. And thrill to his dynamic team-up with U.S. counterpart Captain America as they join forces to battle the Red Skull! Plus: the debut of Brian’s sister, Betsy Braddock — better known today as the X-Men’s Psylocke! Never before seen on our shores, these early tales of Marvel U.K.’s original hero are classic British action, presented in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Collecting CAPTAIN BRITAIN (1976) #1-39 and SUPER SPIDER-MAN AND CAPTAIN BRITAIN #231-232.
376 PGS./Rated A ...$39.99
X-MEN: FALLEN ANGELS PREMIERE HC
Written by JO DUFFY
Penciled by KERRY GAMMILL, MARIE SEVERIN & JOE STATONFrom the pages of X-FACTOR: Madrox and Siryn! From the pages of NEW MUTANTS: Sunspot and Warlock! From the pages of X-FORCE: the Vanisher and Boom-Boom! Mix these six unlikely allies with Devil Dinosaur, super-strong lobsters and some teenage runaways, and you’ve got the Fallen Angels! What wonders await these strange heroes of Beat Street in the paradise of Coconut Grove? Witness one of the strangest X-Men adventures of all time! Collecting FALLEN ANGELS #1-8.
200 PGS. $29.99
ROCKET RACCOON: GUARDIAN OF THE KEYSTONE QUADRANT PREMIERE HC
Written by BILL MANTLO
Penciled by KEITH GIFFEN, MIKE MIGNOLA & SAL BUSCEMAIt’s Rocket Raccoon, the deadliest weapons expert in the galaxy! Before he lent his expertise to the war effort during Annihilation, before he saved the universe as one of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon was the Guardian of the Keystone Quadrant! Experience his original adventures with the Incredible Hulk, and his anthropomorphic allies and enemies on his home planet of Halfworld! Collecting INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #271, ROCKET RACCOON #1-4 and material from MARVEL PREVIEW #7.
144 PGS. $24.99