Marvel Comics 07.08-13.10 | Marvel’s Mutant Relaunch

Marvel’s merry mutants enter the Heroic Age with X-Men #1, the first relaunch of the venerable franchise in 19 years, and we have your 7-page preview, plus even more mutants with a brief look at September’s Wolverine #1. Plus, the cosmic MU is ripped apart in The Thanos Imperative #2, Clint and Bobbi take on Phantom Rider and Crossfire in Hawkeye & Mockingbird #2, and Marvel’s new simian assassin returns in Hit-Monkey #1.

Your First Look At X-Men #1!
 
Marvel is proud to present your first look at X-Men #1 from the red-hot creative team of Victor Gischler and Paco Medina. In the first X-Men #1 in almost 20 years, Marvel’s mighty mutants enter the Heroic Age to face a deadly new threat in a battle that will drastically alter the ENTIRE Marvel Universe! With new faces being brought into the fold and an all-star new creative team, fans cannot miss the “Curse of the Mutants” in the all-new X-Men #1!
 
X-MEN #1 (MAY100628)
X-MEN #1 ROMITA JR VARIANT (MAY100630)
X-MEN #1 MEDINA VARIANT (MAY100632)
X-MEN #1 DJURDJEVIC VARIANT (MAY100633)
X-MEN #1 BLANK VARIANT (MAY100629)
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by PACO MEDINA
Cover by ADI GRANOV
Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Variant Cover by PACO MEDINA
Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC—6/17/10, On-sale—7/8/10

Your First Look At Wolverine #1!
 
Marvel is proud to present your first look at Wolverine #1 from red-hot writer Jason Aaron and rising star artist Renato Guedes! Just in time for his all-new ongoing, Wolverine’s soul gets sent straight to hell…literally! However, while Wolverine’s soul is in Hell, his body is terrorizing all that are close to him. This September, Wolverine #1 delivers Logan doing what he does best, in true Wolverine fashion.And what he does best is not very nice.
 
 
WOLVERINE #1
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by RENATO GUEDES
Cover by JAE LEE
Variant Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
Variant Cover by PAUL SMITH
Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Sketch Variant Cover by JAE LEE
Blank Variant Cover also available!
Parental Advisory …$3.99
ON SALE THIS SEPTEMBER!

 

 
Your First Look At Hawkeye & Mockingbird #2!
 
Hot off the sellout of its first issue, Marvel is proud to present your first look at Hawkeye & Mockingbird #2 from the fan-favorite creative team of Jim McCann and David Lopez! After their reunion, Clint and Bobbi are back in action and tackling crime together! However, they are not alone with two of their most dangerous foes back for vengeance – Phantom Rider and Crossfire! And that’s not all!  Everything that Hawkeye and Mockingbird are fighting for could be compromised by one dirty little secret. Packed to the brim with romance, action and intrigue, Hawkeye & Mockingbird #2 is an issue you can’t afford to miss!
 
Marvel is also pleased to announce that Hawkeye & Mockingbird #1 has sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail) and will be going back to press with Hawkeye & Mockingbird #1 Second Printing Variant! In this bombastic first issue loaded with arrows and action, Jim McCann and David Lopez have put the band back together and fans are clamoring for more!
 
“This series deserves a long and entertaining run.” – James Hunt, ComicBookResources.com
 
“…when it comes to Hawkeye and Mockingbird #1, let’s just say that with humor, action and some smooth retelling of the Marvel mythos, Jim McCann and David Lopez have definitely scored a bullseye.” – David Pepose, Newsarama.com
 
“There’s some definite friction between the two leads, friction which should develop into interesting stories as it moves forward.” – Brian Joel, IGN.com
 
Fans can not miss out on one of the hottest new ongoing series spinning out of the Heroic Age! For fans that missed this series’ acclaimed opener, be sure to check out Hawkeye & Mockingbird #1 Second Printing Variant and then be sure to grab Hawkeye & Mockingbird #2 to get more arrows, more action and more fun courtesy of Jim McCann and David Lopez!
 
HAWKEYE & MOCKINGBIRD #2 (MAY100603)
Written by JIM MCCANN
Penciled by DAVID LOPEZ
Cover by PAUL RENAUD
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 6/17/10, On Sale – 7/8/10
 
HAWKEYE & MOCKINGBIRD #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR108263)
Written by JIM MCCANN
Pencils & Cover by DAVID LOPEZ
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 6/17/10, On Sale – 7/8/10
 
Your First Look At Hit-Monkey #1!
 
Marvel is proud to present your first look at Hit-Monkey #1, from the red-hot creative team behind the world’s deadliest simian, Daniel Way and Dalibor Talijic! He’s taken on Spider-Man and Deadpool (and won), but how did one monkey become the world’s deadliest assassin? At long last, the story fans have been clamoring for is here! Find out how Hit-Monkey came to don his trademark suit and tie and how he became an assassin without equal, in this all new limited series. Fans cant miss the chance to get in on the ground floor with Hit-Monkey #1!
 
 
HIT MONKEY #1 (MAY100606)
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by DALIBOR TALIJIC
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Parental Advisory …$2.99
FOC – 6/17/10, On Sale – 7/8/10
 
 
The End Of The Marvel Cosmic Universe Is At Hand!
 
After the explosive ignition, Marvel is proud to present your first look at The Thanos Imperative #2, written by the master architects of the Cosmic Universe Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by the talented Miguel Sepulveda. A rival universe where life is the ultimate curse–and reality is determined by twisted, monolithic gods–is gouging into our own! The heavy hitters of the Marvel Cosmic Universe have been brought together to ensure the safety of the cosmos, but is it enough? Marvel is also pleased to announce that The Thanos Imperative: Ignition #1 and The Thanos Imperative #1 have sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at the retail level) and will return with The Thanos Imperative: Ignition #1 Second Printing Variant  and The Thanos Imperative #1 Second Printing Variant!
 
Fans and critics cannot get enough of this sprawling space-odyssey.
 
“If you’ve never dipped into the cosmic realm of Marvel, now is a perfect time. Abnett and Lanning are producing another fine outing for their cosmic heroes, and this time they have Thanos in tow.” – Tyler Parker, IGN.com
 
“It’s large, loud, filled with humor, and defies expectations. In the tradition of Guardians of the Galaxy and Nova before it, The Thanos Imperative is a fun ride that delivers.” – Nick Bartocci, BrokenFrontier.com
 
“The Thanos Imperative’ looks to be one of the most enjoyable reading experiences of the year; it’s a summer blockbuster backed by humor and characters I actually care about.” – Troy Brownfield, Newsarama.com
 
“Like much of their work for the cosmic line, the duo delivers here with a surprising, action-packed issue that sets the stakes high and presents a seemingly unstoppable foe.” – Chad Nevitt, ComicBookResources.com
 
“Writers Abnett and Lanning, architects of all things galactic, do an outstanding job of bringing new readers up to speed and setting up what should be one hell of a ride.” –Ben Johnson, Mania.com
 
A war has ignited which will combine the galaxy’s most dedicated warriors with a collection of heroes that you never saw coming! Editor Bill Rosemann adds, “Even if you haven’t been part of the fun so far, The Thanos Imperative: Ignition #1 and The Thanos Imperative #1 deliver everything you need to know to hop onboard this last crazy ride. The Silver Surfer, Nova, Gladiator, Quasar, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Galactus, the Inhumans, Lord Mar-Vell & the Revengers…DnA and Miguel Sepulveda are pulling out all the stops! Join us…or risk the wrath of The Mad Titan!” Will these battle-hardened heroes be able to overcome to cosmic forces of evil? Find out the answers in The Thanos Imperative!
 
THE THANOS IMPERATIVE #2 (of 6) (MAY100625)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by MIGUEL ANGEL SEPULVEDA
Cover by ALEKSI BRICLOT
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 6/24, On-Sale – 7/14/10
(Click for a larger image)
 
THANOS SOURCEBOOK (MAY100626)
Written by MIKE O’SULLIVAN & VARIOUS
Cover by ALEX GARNER
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 6/17, On-Sale – 7/8/10
 
THE THANOS IMPERATIVE #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR108264)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Pencils and Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 6/17/10, On Sale – 7/8/10
 
THE THANOS IMPERATIVE: IGNITION #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (APR108130)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Pencils and Cover by BRAD WALKER
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
 
 
She Has Returned – X-Men: Second Coming Sells Out Again!
 
Marvel is pleased to announce that the second printings of Second Coming #1, Uncanny X-Men #523, New Mutants #12, X-Men Legacy #235, and X-Force #26 have all sold out at Diamond (though copies may still be available at retail level) and will return with Second Coming #1 Third Printing Variant, Uncanny X-Men #523 Third Printing Variant, New Mutants #12 Third Printing Variant, X-Men Legacy #235 Third Printing Variant, and X-Force #26 Third Printing Variant!
 
It’s the X-Men event you’ve been waiting for! Packed with fan-favorite creators, Second Coming has been delivering fans heart-wrenching events that have kept readers on the edges of their seats! Never has an X-Event had more on the line than Second Coming. With these five action-packed issues and “She Has Returned” spelled out on the covers, you will not want to miss this!
 
Fans and critics alike are raving about Second Coming:
 
“Second Coming #1 is a widescreen action movie with a ton of moving parts that fit together superbly.” –Bryan Joel, IGN.com
 
“This is a great new issue, as we get into the Second Coming storyline full-tilt. There’s great characterization across the board, and it really fills me with excitement for this book and for all X-books…”–Adam Chapman, ComiXtreme.com
 
“I actually got the sense that we were in the midst of a war, with both sides taking casualties and tensions mounting between teammates.” – Chad Derdowski, Mania.com
Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on future Second Coming tie-ins and chapters as these titles continue to prove this is the BIGGEST X-Event in recent years! With nearly no faith left and the reliance of one mutant, Hope, to be their savior – is she worth it? Find out in Second Coming #1 Third Printing Variant, Uncanny X-Men #523 Third Printing Variant, New Mutants #12 Third Printing Variant, X-Men Legacy #235 Third Printing Variant, and X-Force #26 Third Printing Variant!
SECOND COMING #1 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108135)
Written by CRAIG KYLE and CHRIS YOST
Pencils & Cover by DAVID FINCH
Rated T+… $3.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
 
 
UNCANNY X-MEN #523 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108134)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
 
NEW MUTANTS #12 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108133)
Written by ZEB WELLS
Pencils & Cover by IBRAIM ROBERSON
Rated T+…$2.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
 
X-MEN LEGACY #235 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108132)
Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND
Rated T+ …$2.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
 
X-FORCE #26 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108131)
Written by CRAIG KYLE and CHRISTOPHER YOST
Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI
Parental Advisory …$2.99
FOC – 6/10/30, On Sale – 6/30/10
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