Marvel Comics’ Releases in July 2019

MARVELS EPILOGUE #1

Kurt Busiek & Alex Ross (W) • Alex Ross (A/C)
SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS
VARIANT COVER BY DAVE JOHNSON
VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM
VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
VARIANT COVER BY FRED HEMBECK
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY DAVE COCKRUM
PHOTO VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE

An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross!

A “Marvels” look at the “all-new, all-different” X-Men of the 1970s. In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel’s world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Manhattan to see the Christmas lights, find themselves in the middle of a clash between the outsider heroes and the deadly Sentinels, giving them a close-up perspective on the mutant experience.

Also featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this special story, and other bonus features.

40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99

HOUSE OF X #1 (of 6)

JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • PEPE LARRAZ (A/C)
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS (1 OF 2)
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE HUDDLESTON
FLOWER VARIANT COVER BY SARA PICHELLI
CHARACTER DECADES VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY JOE MADUREIRA
VARIANT COVER BY PHIL NOTO
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY DAVE COCKRUM
VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
PARTY VARIANT COVER BY TBA
PREMIERE VARIANT COVER BY PEPE LARRAZ
BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
FACE THE FUTURE

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99

POWERS OF X #1 (of 6)

JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • R.B. SILVA (A/C)
CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS (2 OF 2)
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE HUDDLESTON
NEW CHARACTER VARIANT COVER BY DUSTIN WEAVER
CHARACTER DECADES VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY DAVE COCKRUM
VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
FEAR THE FUTURE

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present and future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men!

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99

MARVEL GRAPHIC COMIC BOX: X-MEN (BUNDLES OF 5)

Welcome to the Marvel Age of Comic Boxes! Store your treasured collection in sturdy surroundings every bit as exciting as the issues inside! Featuring action-packed illustrations on all sides from some of comics’ finest artists, Marvel’s Graphic Comic Boxes will star all your Marvel Universe favorites – continuing with the X-MEN! Preserve your comic collection with Marvel Graphic Comic Boxes!
Inside dimensions – 15-1/2” x 7-5/8” x 10-7/8”
Diamond Code: APR190985

X-MEN VINYL POSTER BY MARK BROOKS

Diamond Code: APR190986
62 x 44 – $34.99

HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 (of 6)

MARK WAID (W) • JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (A)
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
VARIANT COVER BY JAVIER RODRIGUEZ
VARIANT COVER BY NICK BRADSHAW
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY JOHN BUSCEMA
VARIANT COVER BY DAVID MARQUEZ
VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY STEVE MCNIVEN
ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID!

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe — in one lavishly illustrated series!

From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be!

Lushly illustrated text tells the complete story of the Marvel Universe, revealing previously unknown secrets and serving as the ultimate reference book for Marvel fans! Witness the greatest tale ever told — and be prepared for some shocking revelations!

32 PGS./Rated T …$4.99

LOKI #1

DANIEL KIBBLESMITH (W) • Oscar Bazaldua (A) • Cover by OZGUR YILDIRIM
Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY WILL SLINEY
VARIANT COVER BY EMA LUPACCHINO

EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HERO! ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES!

After dying a grisly death in THE WAR OF THE REALMS, Loki learned a valuable lesson in warmongering: Don’t get caught. But now he has a whole new set of responsibilities — and his brother Thor is not about to let him walk away from them this time. Late Show and BLACK PANTHER VS. DEADPOOL writer Daniel Kibblesmith takes the god of mischief in a thrilling new direction!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WAR OF THE REALMS OMEGA #1

JASON AARON, AL EWING, GERRY DUGGAN & DANIEL KIBBLESMITH (W)
JUAN FERREYRA AND MORE (A) • Cover by PHIL NOTO
VARIANT A COVER BY TBA
VARIANT B COVER BY TBA

THE WAR IS OVER – AND THE MARVEL UNIVERSE MUST PICK UP THE PIECES!

Midgard is broken, and as heroes of Asgard and Earth alike start to sift through the pieces, new heroes — and villains — emerge. What’s next for Jane Foster, now free of the hammer she was willing to die to hold? Thor’s brother Loki faced a terrible fate in the War of the Realms — and now the god of mischief must make himself anew. For the Punisher, the war isn’t even close to finished — but this time, he’s got his own army. And for Thor himself, destiny has finally arrived. The God of Thunder strikes out for a whole new adventure!

40 PGS./one-shot/Rated T+ …$4.99

VALKYRIE #1

JASON AARON & AL EWING (W) • CAFU (A)
Cover by Mahmud Asrar
Variant cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
VARIANT COVER BY TERRY DODSON
Variant cover by TBA
Hidden Gem Variant COVER by TBA

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES!

A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor’s most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero – god or human – was worthy. Now Jane takes on a new role as Valkyrie, guide and ferrywoman to the dead! But her days of punching are far from over. WAR OF THE REALMS master architect Jason Aaron and superstar Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) join forces with rising star artist CAFU for the book that’ll have everyone talking!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

PUNISHER KILL KREW #1 (of 5)

GERRY DUGGAN (W) • JUAN FERREYRA (A)
Cover by TONY MOORE
VARIANT COVER BY NIC KLEIN
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY TBA

ONE MAN. TEN REALMS. TOTAL WAR.
• During the War of the Realms, Frank Castle made a promise of vengeance, and Frank Castle keeps his promises.
• A van full of orphans is about to make that promise a lot more complicated.
• How does a man kill gods and monsters?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

TONY STARK: IRON MAN #14

DAN SLOTT & JIM ZUB (W) • VALERIO SCHITI (A) • Cover by INHYUK LEE
CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY PASQUAL FERRY

“THE ONE-STEP PROGRAM”

When Iron Man tells Captain Marvel that he can’t be her sponsor because he may or may not have fallen off the wagon, Carol doesn’t it take it well. What is Tony Stark’s new high-tech solution for sobriety? Find out why this might be his worst idea yet. Featuring the villainy of the all-new Spymaster. And follow Jocasta as she decides to go all in for “the ultimate upgrade.”

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INVISIBLE WOMAN #1 (of 5)

MARK WAID (W) • MATTIA DE IULIS (A)
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
VARIANT COVER BY STEVE MCNIVEN
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY JACK KIRBY
VARIANT COVER BY STEPHANIE HANS

Fresh from the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR, for the first time Susan Storm-Richards stars in her own limited series – and the secrets about her past revealed therein will shake readers’ perceptions of the Invisible Woman forevermore! Years ago, she undertook an espionage mission for S.H.I.E.L.D. – and now it’s up to her to save her former partner from death at the hands of international terrorists!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

AVENGERS #21

JASON AARON (W) • TBA (A) • COVER BY STEFANO CASELLI
CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY TBA

The war is over, and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are looking to celebrate. That’s right, there’s a party at Avengers Mountain! But who invited the Squadron Supreme of America?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #22

JASON AARON (W) • STEFANO CASELLI (A/C)
CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY JUNGGEUN YOON

THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS STARTS HERE!

Robbie Reyes wants to get rid of the flame-headed monster inside him. So it’s time to do the common sense thing: perform an exorcism on his car. Only problem is, Johnny Blaze, the king of Hell, has some plans of his own for the newest Ghost Rider and his Avengers friends.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

DEATH’S HEAD #1 (of 4)

TINI HOWARD (W) • KEI ZAMA (A) • Cover by NICK ROCHE
Connecting Variant Cover by JOHN MCCREA
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE
REMASTERED VARIANT COVER BY LIAM SHARP

Rising stars Tini Howard & Kei Zama take on Marvel UK’s hottest character, Death’s Head, in a new miniseries!

When a job goes wrong, intergalactic mech merc Death’s Head wakes up half-assembled at a punk show! And if the crowd full of deodorant-eschewing youths wasn’t enough, the Young Avengers show up! Well, half of them anyway. Hulkling and Wiccan face down the best freelance peacekeeping agent in this universe!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

AERO #1

ZHOU LIEFEN & GREG PAK (W) • KENG & POP MHAN (A) • Cover by KENG
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY JAY ANACLETO
VARIANT COVER BY MIRKA ANDOLFO
VARIANT COVER BY ARTGERM

CATCH THE WAVE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES!

The breakout stars of WAR OF THE REALMS: AGENTS OF ATLAS debut in an oversized team-up book! Get ready for the English language debut of the first appearance of AERO, the high-flying Shanghaiese superheroine created for Marvel by Zhou Liefen and Keng!

And in a brand new story written by PLANET HULK writer Greg Pak, Aero teams up with WAVE, Marvel’s newest Filipina superheroine! What strange forces have turned the buildings of Shanghai into monstrous golems? And what is the SECRET ORIGIN OF WAVE?

40 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

SWORD MASTER #1

SHUIZHU & GREG PAK (W) • GUNJI & ARIO ANINDITO (A) • COVER BY GUNJI
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
VARIANT COVER BY BILLY TAN
VARIANT COVER BY PHILIP TAN

MIGHTY MARVEL MARTIAL ARTS DOUBLE TROUBLE! ALL NEW ONGOING SERIES!

You saw him tear through Fire Goblins in WAR OF THE REALMS with his big, damn magic sword! Now learn the mysterious origins of LIN LIE, A.K.A. SWORD MASTER, Marvel’s newest Chinese superhero, in the English language debut of the original series written by Shuizhu and drawn by Gunji! Haunted by dreams of demons, Lin Lie hunts for his missing archeologist father – and for the secret of the black sword he left behind.

And in a brand new story written by Greg Pak (NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS), Sword Master teams up with SHANG-CHI! What happens when an undisciplined, untrained kid with a magic sword tangles with the one and only, undisputed MASTER OF KUNG FU? (Spoiler alert: they will indeed drive each other crazy, with huge ramifications for the Marvel Universe!)

40 PGS./Rated T …$3.99