DEFENDERS: THE COMING OF THE DEFENDERS #1
Written by ROY THOMAS
Penciled by ROSS ANDRU
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
And there shall come a day…the day of the Defenders! With those words, Marvel heralded the coming of the universe’s mightiest group of malcontents, the titanic trio whose awesome alliance formed the first incarnation of the dynamic Defenders: Dr. Strange, the Hulk and Namor the Sub-Mariner! This overstuffed issue follows the Master of the Mystic Arts as he enlists the peerless power of the Jade Giant and Atlantis’ Avenging Son in a trilogy of tales spotlighting such thrilling threats as a nuclear Doomsday machine, dimension-hopping demon lords on Halloween and extraterrestrial brainwashing! Featuring the devastating Omegatron, the Dread Dormammu and Xemnu the Titan — with a cosmic cameo of future member the star-spanning Silver Surfer thrown in for good measure! Collecting MARVEL FEATURE (1971) #1-3.
88 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99
DEFENDERS: STRANGE HEROES
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, MIKE O’SULLIVAN, STUART VANDAL & MORE
Select Character Artwork by Gus Vazquez
Cover by Leinil Francis Yu
The OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE helps usher in the Defenders’ return to prominence with new profiles featuring Marvel’s premier non-team! Past members (Manslaughter, Andromeda, Interloper, Cloud), foes (the Asgardian Lorelei, Mad-Dog/Baxter, Jake Fury, Sea Urchin), the unusual (Tapping Tommy, Sunshine Gross, Foolkiller/Salinger), objects of great power (Star of Capistan, Rose of Purity, Evil Eye), and one of the strangest moments in Marvel history and the man responsible for it: Defenders for a Day and Dollar Bill! Plus: updates on the team itself and its current members (Dr. Strange, Iron Fist, Namor, Red She-Hulk, Silver Surfer). Featuring new art for dozens of profiles by Gus Vazquez!
64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON
Variant Cover by TBA
Variant Cover by TBA
Blank Variant available
I Am A Defender Variant also Available
Spinning out of the stunning end of FEAR ITSELF! The final Worthy on a global rampage!
Matt Fraction (FEAR ITSELF, THE MIGHTY THOR, INVINCIBLE IRON MAN) reteams with TERRY DODSON (UNCANNY X-MEN, SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN)!
Everyone's favorite Marvel characters banding together to solve a mysterious conspiracy deep at the heart of the Marvel Universe!
The last line of defense against the forces of the unknown!
THE INCREDIBLE HULK #3
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by MARC SILVESTRI
Bruce Banner’s beasts “The Boar Brothers” bash Hulk in a literally Earth-Shaking Battle!
Banner reveals his new army!
Hulk makes an alliance with mad scientist hunter Amanda
Von Doom that changes his destiny forever.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by DANIEL ACUÑA
Fantastic Four Anniversary Variant
by PAOLO RIVERA
The latest and greatest roster of Avengers root out the secret labs of H.A.M.M.E.R.!
Who’s really behind this latest threat, and who rebuilt the new Dark Avengers?
32 PGS./Rating T+ …$3.99