Written by HOWARD CHAYKIN, DENNY O’NEIL, BILL MANTLO, TOM DEFALCO, BRUCE JONES, STEVEN GRANT, MARK GRUENWALD, BOB LAYTON, CHRIS CLAREMONT, JO DUFFY, JOHN BYRNE, JIM OWSLEY & LOUISE SIMONSON
Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN, STEVE DITKO, JOHN ROMITA JR., GIL KANE, BOB LAYTON, FRANK MILLER, RICK LEONARDI, BOB MCLEOD, BRET BLEVINS, JOHN BYRNE, MARK GRUENWALD, PAUL SMITH, JOHN BUSCEMA, GEORGE FREEMAN & JUNE BRIGMAN
Roll up your jacket sleeves, and dust off your Rubik’s Cube as Marvel heads back to the eighties! From Alpha Flight to Zabu, heroes old and new grab the spotlight in their own titles in this first classic collection of the decade’s most dazzling debuts! All your favorites are here — including Dominic Fortune, Captain Universe and the New Mutants — plus Marvel’s first “event” miniseries!
472 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99
SPIDER-MAN: LIFE IN THE MAD DOG WARD TPB
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Penciled by CYNTHIA MARTIN & CHRIS MARRINAN
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
A chance encounter with two traumatized children leaves Peter Parker haunted by one question: “What’s the matter with Mommy?” But his search for an answer finds him trapped in the Mad Dog Ward, an asylum for killers, psychopaths — and people who think they’re super heroes! As the drugs kick in, Peter’s grasp on reality dissolves and his memories of Spider-Man fade. Can he piece his double identity back together, discover the horrible truth behind the Mad Dog Ward and reunite a mother with her family? And if he can, will he only succeed in unleashing a deluded and dangerous new super hero on an unsuspecting world?
144 PGS./Rated T …$19.99
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN EPIC COLLECTION: COSMIC ADVENTURES TPB
Volume #20 In the Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collections
Written by DAVID MICHELINIE, GERRY CONWAY, STAN LEE & MORE
Penciled by COLLEEN DORAN, ERIK LARSEN, TODD MCFARLANE, SAL BUSCEMA, ALEX SAVIUK, GIL KANE, STEVE DITKO & MORE
Cover by SAL BUSCEMA
With great power comes great responsibility, but what happens with unlimited cosmic power? When a science experiment goes wrong, Peter Parker’s spider-powers are enhanced to an unbelievable degree! And the timing can’t be beat — because with a cabal of deadly villains unleashing unpredictable attacks on Marvel’s heroes, Spider-Man will need all his newfound might just to survive! But who or what is the real force behind Spidey’s cosmic empowerment? And what battle is he destined to fight? Plus: Spider-Man teams up with the Punisher, deals with the return of Venom and battles the shrunken Psycho-Man in a totally tiny adventure! Guest-starring the Hulk, Magneto, Dr. Doom, the Frightful Four and more!
Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #326-333 and ANNUAL #24, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #158-160 and ANNUAL #10, and WEB OF SPIDER-MAN (1985) #59-61 and ANNUAL #6.
504 PGS./Rated T …$39.99