The February issue of Marvel Comics Previews has arrived! Here is our breakdown of the new comics series to jump on, plus what collected editions are arriving from April 2024! You can find the rest of our Previews Picks for other DC Comics, Indies & Manga titles here! Febr
BLOOD HUNT #1 (OF 5)
(W) JED MACKAY (A/CA) PEPE LARRAZ
The skies have gone dark, the sun hiding its face from the carnage to come. The children of the night, the vampires, have risen from the dark and hidden places of the world as one to drown the Marvel Universe in blood. Earth’s final night has fallen – can even the heroes of this doomed world stem the tide of blood that is to come? Join the AVENGERS, BLADE, BLOODLINE, SPIDER-MAN, HUNTER’S MOON, TIGRA, DOCTOR STRANGE and CLEA as the dance of death begins in BLOOD HUNT #1! On-Sale in May!
BLOOD HUNT [RED BAND] #1 (OF 5)
(W) JED MACKAY (A/CA) PEPE LARRAZ
THERE WILL BE (MORE) BLOOD! EXPANDED AND UNEXPURGATED – AND POLYBAGGED FOR YOUR PROTECTION – THE RED BAND EDITION OF BLOOD HUNT #1 CONTAINS ADDITIONAL PAGES OF UNEXPURGATED MATERIAL THAT ARE TOO EXPLICIT FOR THE REGULAR EDITION!
ROXXON PRESENTS THOR #1
(W) AL EWING (A/CA) GREG LAND
From the pages of IMMORTAL THOR – the ROXXON AGE OF COMIXX BEGINS! In his secret identity as A.I. spokesguru CHAD HAMMER, the son of Odin knows Mama Gaea is a TOP PRIORITY for heroes AND for business! But when a group of insane environmental activists take “saving the Earth” TOO FAR, it’s time to show them the wisdom on BOTH sides – AS THOR! But WHICH God of Evil is prompting the kids to rebel? Could it be… LOKI, GOD OF EVIL??? Featuring an all-star cast of heroes! MINOTAUR! EXECUTIONER! ENCHANTRESS! And the THOR-TRUCK!
STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL - BLACK, WHITE & RED #1 (OF 4)
(W) BEN PERCY (A) STEFANO RAFFAELE (CA) ALEX MALEEV
DARTH MAUL STARS IN HIS VERY OWN HORROR BLOCKBUSTER!
A prison ship – transporting a cult known as the FINAL OCCULTATION – goes offline, and DARTH MAUL is sent by PALPATINE to investigate. What he finds on board is the stuff of nightmares!!! It’s up to him to stop this profoundly dark and unstable force that wishes to bring chaos to the galaxy.
Graphic Novels & Collected Editions
BLACK WIDOW BY KELLY THOMPSON TP
(W) KELLY THOMPSON (A) VARIOUS (CA) J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
The entire Eisner Award-winning series in a single book! Something is very wrong with Natasha. She’s…happy?! She’s reveling in the perfect life she never dreamed she could have. But scratching the surface of that peaceful existence reveals something very wrong lurking beneath it – and a woman like Nat just can’t help but scratch. Beyond the Golden Gate Bridge lies a mystery only the Marvel Universe’s greatest spy can solve, but doing so will be themost emotional adventure of her long life! As the Black Widow adjusts to a revised status quo in San Francisco, allies old and new will help her target a mysterious emerging threat in the city by the bay – a dangerous villain known only as Apogee. But even more deadly is the Living Blade – the one skeleton in Natasha’s closet she hoped she’d never encounter again!
Collecting BLACK WIDOW (2020) #1-15.
PUNISHER: THE BULLET THAT FOLLOWS TP
(W) DAVID PEPOSE (A) DAVE WACHTER (CA) ROD REIS
The Marvel Universe meets the next generation of punishment! Frank Castle has disappeared, but evil will always need to be punished. As new threats rise to claim innocent victims, criminals become aware of a dangerous vigilante hunting them from the shadows. Who is the new Punisher? What terrible event put him on his path of vengeance? And as he grimly presses on to complete his mission of punishment, will he make it out alive? Barricaded within his fortified tower, the crime lord known as the Offer is defended by an army of guards, the latest in cutting-edge security and a team of stone-cold super villains capable of slaughtering a battalion. It won’t be enough! Plus: The all-new Punisher takes on the Fearmaster — and the terror group known as Jigsaw!
Collecting PUNISHER (2023) #1-4.
CAPWOLF & THE HOWLING COMMANDOS TP
(W) STEPHANIE PHILLIPS (A) CARLOS MAGNO (CA) RYAN BROWN
Steve Rogers is CapWolf again – for the first time! When Captain America is transformed into a werewolf on the front lines of World War II, he’ll need the Howling Commandos’ help to take down a band of Nazi cultists who intend to use supernatural forces to turn the tide of battle. But can Cap control the skeptical, jaded Commandos when he can barely control himself? As the Howlers struggle to decide the lycanthropic living legend’s fate, a miracle happens – and a new ally arrives. But the Commandos’ Nazi foes are about to make a call that could change the tide of battle – and the fate of the world! They have a secret weapon up their sleeves – and if she can’t win Steve’s allegiance, she’ll happily settle for his head!
Collecting CAPWOLF & THE HOWLING COMMANDOS #1-4.
ASTONISHING ICEMAN: OUT COLD TP
(W) STEVE ORLANDO (A) VINCENZO CARRATÙ (CA) JESÚS SAIZ
The world’s coolest mutant as you’ve never seen him before! After the shocking attack on the Hellfire Gala, Bobby Drake is back – setting his sights on ever-greater heroic deeds in a dangerous new world. But after his recent ordeal, Iceman can’t stray for too long from his new Antarctic ice palace – which just means he’ll have to be slicker than ever to accomplish his missions before Orchis knows what hit them! The chemical criminals called the Elements of Doom target Bobby’s hometown, and a deadly killer stalks Aaron Fischer, Captain America of the Railways, and his pals the Y-Men – but what Orchis threat will reunite those amazing friends, Iceman and Spider-Man? And when the mutant-haters finally figure out Bobby’s secret – and bring the fight to his frozen front door – can he survive the ultimate showdown?
Collecting ASTONISHING ICEMAN #1-5.
UNCANNY AVENGERS: THE RESISTANCE TP
(W) GERRY DUGGAN (A) JAVIER GARRÓN, EMILIO LAISO & JOSHUA CASSARA (CA) JAVIER GARRÓN
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Children of the Atom assemble again! Innocent people and world leaders are dead after simultaneous attacks on the U.S. and Krakoan governments. False-flag attacks meant to whip up anti-mutant hysteria are unfolding and, hey, some of Steve Rogers’ best friends are mutants. So Captain America enlists Rogue, Deadpool, Quicksilver, Psylocke and Monet to solve the mystery of who the new, murderous Captain Krakoa is – and stop his team of killers from igniting the fires of a new world war! As the Uncanny Avengers run smack into a new Mutant Liberation Front, blood is spilled, romantic sparks fly – and Captain Krakoa is unmasked!
Collecting UNCANNY AVENGERS (2023) #1-5 and FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2023: AVENGERS/X-MEN.
ALPHA FLIGHT: DIVIDED WE STAND TP
(W) ED BRISSON (A) SCOTT GODLEWSKI (CA) LEONARD KIRK
The return of Canada’s premier super-team! Guardian, Puck, Snowbird and Shaman reunite as Alpha Flight bursts back onto the scene! But what schism will pit these heroes against their former teammates Aurora, Northstar and Nemesis – as well as Aurora’s beau, Fang? Is Alpha Flight really fighting to keep mutantkind out of Canada?! The FALL OF X has caused a serious schism within Department H and changed the game for Alpha Flight. The reborn team must find a way to soar to new heights – or be crushed under the weight of an impossible mission! But as a startling revelation about the new Nemesis rocks the team and the situation quickly goes south in the Canadian North, can Alpha Flight at last stand united? Or will Department H shut them down for good? Prepare for sacrifice, surprises and death!
Collecting ALPHA FLIGHT (2023) #1-5.
CIVIL WAR II TP – NEW PRINTING
(W) BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (A) VARIOUS (CA) MARKO DJURDJEVIC
When a new Inhuman named Ulysses manifests uncanny precognitive powers, Earth’s protectors must wrestle with the consequences. And when one of Ulysses’ visions leads to tragedy, an old friendship reaches a breaking point – and longtime teammates Captain Marvel and Iron Man find themselves at odds. Is it right to act now on crimes yet to be committed? Do the ends justify the means? And how reliable is Ulysses’ gift? As Avengers, X-Men, Inhumans, Spider-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy and more stand divided between the two figureheads, the battle lines are drawn. And when one of the greatest among them falls, the Marvel Universe is once again set on a path to war – but will the fight for the future leave one worth saving?
Collecting CIVIL WAR II #0-8 and material from FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2016 (CIVIL WAR II).
SPIDER-MAN: REIGN TP – NEW PRINTING
(W/A) KAARE ANDREWS
Spider-Man’s darkest night! The time? The future. The place? A cold, hostile Manhattan that long ago traded freedom for security, imposed by the brutal soldiers of the Reign. The opposition? Publisher turned rabble-rousing street prophet J. Jonah Jameson, who promises Spider-Man will return to save them all. But the long-vanished hero is a tired old man now – no job, no family, no hope. Can Peter Parker rediscover his once-great power and the great responsibility that comes with it? Or is the Spider’s mask too heavy a burden to bear in this harsh new reality?
Collecting SPIDER-MAN: REIGN (2006) #1-4.
STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI TP
(W) JODY HOUSER (A) SALVADOR LARROCA (CA) PHIL NOTO
Obi-Wan returns in the official adaptation of the hit series! When agents of the Empire pose a new threat, Obi-Wan Kenobi emerges after years of hiding. Years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan is tasked with keeping both of the Skywalker children safe from a distance – until young Leia Organa finds herself held in a ransom plot! Can Obi-Wan save Princess Leia without the Empire realizing he’s alive? As he searches for allies, he must face his greatest failure: Darth Vader!
Collecting STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI (2023) #1-6.
IRON MAN MODERN ERA EPIC COLLECTION: WORLD’S MOST WANTED TP
(W) MATT FRACTION (A/CA) SALVADOR LARROCA
The Armored Avenger faces his worst nightmares! Tony Stark – billionaire industrialist, Invincible Iron Man and now director of S.H.I.E.L.D. – faces the most overwhelming challenge of his life. Ezekiel Stane – the son of Tony’s late business rival and archenemy Obadiah Stane – has set his sights, his genius and his considerable fortune on the task of destroying the Stark legacy. What’s worse, Ezekiel has obtained Iron Man technology, and he’s every bit Tony’s equal – except younger, faster, smarter…and immeasurably evil! Then, following the Skrulls’ Secret Invasion, Tony’s entire life has been torn apart. What could make Iron Man the world’s most wanted? Tony’s failing health has made the armor too complicated to pilot, and he has Maria Hill on his tail – not to mention his entire rogues’ gallery is after the billion-dollar bounty on his head! And things only get worse from there!
Collecting INVINCIBLE IRON MAN (2008) #1-19.
AVENGERS EPIC COLLECTION: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES TPB – NEW PRINTING
(W) STAN LEE, LARRY LIEBER & LARRY IVIE (A) JACK KIRBY, DON HECK & DICK AYERS (CA) JACK KIRBY
Gathering together to face Loki, Marvel’s greatest heroes – Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp – formed comics’ greatest team: the Avengers! They were joined by Captain America soon after, and there was no doubt these were Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! But Marvel heroes don’t just battle villains, they live, breathe, argue…and even fall out. And in an innovative twist, Stan Lee eventually chose to have those original Avengers depart, leaving Captain America to carry on! Hawkeye, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch – all conflicted villains – became Cap’s new recruits, transforming the Avengers into a dynamic, unpredictable and exciting quartet! So grab a copy of this Epic Collection, and experience the origins and permutations of the world’s most famous super-team from the very beginning!
Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #1-20.
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE OLD REPUBLIC VOL. 1 TPB – NEW PRINTING
(W) JOHN JACKSON MILLER (A) BRIAN CHING, TRAVEL FOREMAN, DUSTIN WEAVER & HARVEY TOLIBAO (CA) BRIAN CHING
A long, LONG time ago… Discover the state of the Star Wars galaxy in the distant past in this first volume of an Epic Collection series focusing on the ancient Knights of the Old Republic! When young Jedi Zayne Carrick is framed for the murder of his fellow Padawans, he is forced into an unlikely alliance with the Snivvian con artist Marn Hierogryph. Their quest to reveal the horrifying truth, and to obtain justice for the Padawan Massacre, joins them with Jarael and Camper aboard the junk hauler The Last Resort – and their adventures will take them from the research station Flashpoint to the banking planet Telerath! Brace yourself for days of fear – and nights of anger!
Collecting STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC #1-18 and material from STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC/REBELLION #0.
PLANET OF THE APES ADVENTURES EPIC COLLECTION: THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS TP
(W) DOUG MOENCH (A) GEORGE TUSKA & ALFREDO ALCALA (CA) E.M. GIST
The simian sci-fi staple, in the mighty Marvel manner! Relive the classic films Planet of the Apes and Beneath the Planet of the Apes as Marvel’s 1970s color comic adaptations are collected in one action-packed volume! When a crew of astronauts crash-lands on a strange and desolate world, they discover a society of apes with heightened intelligence and speech! And here, a race of mute humans are their slaves! Can the mission’s leader, Taylor, fight his way free and hold onto his humanity? What is the shocking secret of this Planet of the Apes? And what unfathomable danger lies beneath the surface? Find out when a second spaceship makes its way to this uncanny world and another astronaut faces a battle for survival, with the fate of the entire planet at stake!
Collecting ADVENTURES ON THE PLANET OF THE APES #1-11.
GHOST RIDER: DANNY KETCH OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
(W/A) VARIOUS (CA) MARK TEXEIRA
A fan-favorite era for the Spirit of Vengeance! Young Danny Ketch becomes the new Ghost Rider – and rides flaming-head-first into a gang war sparked by the deadly Deathwatch! Danny’s baptism of fire continues with terrifying battles against Blackout, Mister Hyde, the Scarecrow, Nightmare, Hobgoblin, Zodiak and more! But when Johnny Blaze, the former Ghost Rider, enters his life, will the embittered ex-hero become a friend – or a deadly foe? Plus: The gritty new Ghost Rider makes his presence felt across the Marvel Universe – sharing adventures with Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Wolverine, Cable, the Punisher and more!
Collecting GHOST RIDER (1990) #1-24; SPIDER-MAN (1990) #6-7; MARC SPECTOR: MOON KNIGHT #25; DOCTOR STRANGE, SORCERER SUPREME #28; PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL (1988) #29-30; GHOST RIDER/WOLVERINE/PUNISHER: HEARTS OF DARKNESS; and material from MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL (1991) #1, and MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #64-71 and #90-118.
MYSTIC OMNIBUS HC
(W) RON MARZ, TONY BEDARD & BARBARA KESEL (A) VARIOUS (CA) BRANDON PETERSON
On a world where society is based upon magic, ultimate power rests in the hands of the last person who wants it: Giselle Villard, professional party girl! The carefree socialite may live on Ciress, a planet rife with sorcery, but she wants nothing whatsoever to do with it. Meanwhile, her sister, Genevieve, has devoted her life to one of the seven mystical guilds that preside over the world. But when a mysterious event grants Giselle the Sigil – a mark empowering her with uncanny abilities – it changes everything! How will Giselle handle this new power and unwanted responsibility that put her at odds with the Guild Masters, her own sister and her world’s greatest evil: Animora, a creature of almost limitless power who nearly destroyed Ciress once before?
Collecting MYSTIC (2000) #1-43, CROSSGEN CHRONICLES #5 and material from CROSSGEN CHRONICLES #1.
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