Monday, December 19, 2011
Marvel Comics March 2012 Solicitations - 1980s love
Written by ROGER STERN & BOB HARRAS
Penciled by BOB HALL, LUKE MCDONNELL, AL MILGROM, CARMINE INFANTINO & DON HUDSON
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes head west! The bigger they are, the harder they hit — and the threats come big, bigger and biggest in this collection of the West Coast Avengers’ early victories against Graviton, Goliath and Maelstrom! Featuring multiple Avengers from multiple rosters! And who was the West Coast Avengers’ real first recruit? Find out here! Collecting WEST COAST AVENGERS (1984) #1-4, IRON MAN ANNUAL #7, AVENGERS (1963) #250 — plus material from AVENGERS (1963) #239, #243-244 and #246; and AVENGERS WEST COAST #100.
Written by BILL MANTLO
Penciled by ED HANNIGAN, AL MILGROM, RON FRENZ, TONY SALMONS, RICK LEONARDI & KERRY GAMMILL
Created by the underworld — sworn to destroy it! Cloak and Dagger hit the streets to fight organized crime and super villainy! When they set their sights on the Kingpin, Spider-Man thinks they’re going too far, but his webs can’t rein them in! Plus: The Punisher’s on the prowl, and it’s a problem for everybody! Guest-starring the Black Cat, the New Mutants and the Spidey supporting players of yesteryear! Collecting PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1972) #64, #69-70, #81-82 and #94-96; MARVEL TEAM-UP ANNUAL #6; and MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #19.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: DEATH OF THE RED SKULL TPB
Written by J.M. DEMATTEIS, BILL MANTLO, MICHAEL ELLIS & MIKE CARLIN
Penciled by RON FRENZ, HERB TRIMPE & PAUL NEARY
One of the Sentinel of Liberty’s greatest conflicts with his hated arch-nemesis is finally collected! Join Cap & Co. — including Nomad, the Black Crow, the Avengers and more — as Marvel’s First Avenger must contend with the diabolical daughter of the Red Skull, survive the Secret Wars and overcome an untimely encounter with old age — all before one stupendous showdown with Herr Skull that will leave you gaping in star-spangled wonder! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #290-301.
Written by SUSAN PUTNEY, GERRY CONWAY, CHARLES VESS & STAN LEE
Penciled by BERNI WRIGHTSON, ALEX SAVIUK, CHARLES VESS & ROSS ANDRU
Several of the Amazing Spider-Man’s most extraordinary adventures take the spotlight in this fabulous collection! From being whisked away to a bizarre fantasy world inhabited by a creature of near limitless power to dealing with unruly ghosts in an ancient Scottish castle, things have never been weirder for our hapless hero! Plus: The secret history of Peter and Mary Jane is revealed in a moving, timelesstale — and the action turns up a notch as Spidey teams with Silver Sable to face a Nazi menace! Featuring the villainy of Doc Ock and the Hellfire Club! Collecting MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #22: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN — HOOKY, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: PARALLEL LIVES, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: SPIRITS OF THE EARTH HC and SPIDER-MAN: FEAR ITSELF.
WOLVERINE & NICK FURY: SCORPIO TPB
Written by ARCHIE GOODWIN, TOM DEFALCO & HOWARD CHAYKIN
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN, JOHN BUSCEMA & SHAWN MCMANUS
Wolverine and Nick Fury — as both allies and adversaries! When they embark on a mission to stop the criminal mastermind Scorpio, Ma Fury’s favorite son has very personal reasons for wanting to bring in the villain alive. But what happens when Logan wants him dead? You just know sparks are gonna fly! Plus: Wolverine again clashes with Fury when he tracks down a child-abusing drug peddler — but finds Fury protecting him?! Thrill to the exploits of Marvel’s two long-lived espionage experts in these extra-sized tales of intrigue guaranteed to deliver! Collecting WOLVERINE/NICK FURY: THE SCORPIO CONNECTION, WOLVERINE: BLOODY CHOICES and WOLVERINE & NICK FURY: SCORPIO RISING.