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Posted by BRiAN On January - 10 - 2012

Come on! It’s 2012! Time to save on some of your favorites! Check out our new list of Bargain Trades and Hardcovers! (who care’s why they’re cheap! Just get ’em while they are!)


X-Factor Visionaries: Peter David vol 1

X-Factor Visionaries Peter David Vol 1: The name wasn’t changed to protect the innocent, but everything else was as Peter David took over the series from the founding X-Men! Alumni of the X-Men, the New Mutants and the Avengers join refugees from odd corners of the X-Universe as the government’s latest super-effort, but Mister Sinister and his Nasty Boys don’t want this team to survive long enough to get its roster straight! Featuring the historic first meeting of the cast of Marvel Knights’ Madrox! Collects X-Factor #71-75.

X-Men Supernovas HC

X-Men Supernovas HC: Mike Carey (Ultimate Fantastic Four) and Chris Bachalo (Uncanny X-Men) take over X-Men, or at least what’s left of them! As old threats are still having their effects, new, more deadly threats emerge from the unlikeliest of places. Threats that spell doom for the X-Men. Plus: What could possibly strike terror into the heart of…Sabretooth?! And who are the Children of the Vault? This is the book you’ve been waiting for! A perfect starting point for any new reader! Collecting X-MEN #188-199 and ANNUAL #1.

Uncanny X-Men: Rise and Fall of the Shi’Ar Empire

Uncanny X-Men: Rise and Fall of the Shi’Ar Epire: A brand-new era for UNCANNY X-MEN begins here! Fresh off X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, Ed Brubaker takes the helm of Marvel’s mighty mutants. Young Guns Reloaded artist Billy Tan and Clayton Henry join Ed for a story that won’t just affect Earth, but will rock the foundations of the entire galaxy! Vulcan is out for revenge and has his sights set on the Shi’Ar Empire! Get ready for the ride of your life! A perfect starting point for any new reader! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #475-486.

Ultimate Spider Man Venom HC

Ultimate Spider Man Venom HC: Spider-Man’s ultimate villain gets the Ultimate treatment! After reuniting with his childhood friend Eddie Brock, Peter Parker discovers a secret about their fathers’ pasts…a black liquid that can transform into a protoplasmic bodysuit, curing any illness and enhancing the wearer’s strength and abilities. But when Peter tries to continue his father’s work, he accidentally becomes encased in the murky liquid and becomes nearly unstoppable…but at a terrible price. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33-39.

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol 1

 Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol 1: Witness the beginnings of the Four – Reed Richards, Johnny Storm, Susan Storm and Ben Grimm – super-hero icons for the new century! When high-school genius Reed Richards enrolls at a secret government-sponsored school for the most gifted minds in the world, he unwittingly starts himself and his friends on the journey of a lifetime! A story about science, adventure and above all else family, set in the most dynamic and unpredictable universe in the comic-book world! Collects ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #1-6.

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol 5

 Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol 5: Mark Millar returns to ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR, and he’s brought X-MEN: PHOENIX – ENDSONG superstar Greg Land with him! Even in their short careers, the Ultimate FF have seen a lot of amazing things – but nothing will prepare them for the world they’re about to enter! Reed Richards has used his scientific genius to contact an Earth in a surprisingly familiar parallel dimension – and he’s ready to visit! Plus: The shocking secret of the Storm family is finally revealed! Locked away at the bottom of the ocean for 5,000 years, Namor the Sub-Mariner’s Atlantean tomb has been breached; now, he’s back to rule a planet. This is a Namor you’ve never seen before with a vastly different agenda. This is Ultimate Namor! Learn about the ties between Atlantis, the Ultimate Inhumans and the super-races that existed before man ruled the Earth! Collects ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #21-26.

Ultimate Spider Man Ultimate Collection vol 1

 Ultimate Spider Man Ultimate Collection vol 1: Collecting the groundbreaking first year of Ultimate Spider-Man in one colossal trade paperback! High school, puberty, first dances – there are many pitfalls to being young. Compound these with intense personal tragedy and super human powers, and you can start to visualize the world of Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man. Following the murder of his uncle and the Green Goblin’s assault on his high school, Peter finds himself on the brink of manhood: getting a job at the Daily Bugle to help support his widowed aunt and taking on extracurricular activities – such as bringing down the Kingpin, the head of organized crime in New York City! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1-13.

The Hood HC

The Hood HC: With great power …comes great opportunity.
Nineteen-year-old Parker Robbins couldn’t afford college, but he was able to buy a ski mask and a Lorcin .380 handgun. After dropping out of high school, he hoped to follow in the footsteps of his late father, a soldier in the Kingpin’s vast criminal empire – but life in the mob isn’t always as glamorous as the movies make it seem. With a pregnant girlfriend, a demanding mistress and an institutionalized mother to care for, Parker can barely make ends meet. So when the small-time crook finds mystical apparel that grants him strange powers, he elects to forgo organized crime … for the more prestigious and financially rewarding world of costumed villainy. Collecting THE HOOD #1-6.

The Punisher Presents Barracuda Max

The Punisher Presents Barracuda Max: What? You didn’t actually think that a load of buckshot to the chest in shark-infested waters was gonna put him down for good, did you? The Punisher’s wildest foe is back ? give or take a few boy parts ? this time he’s embarking on a solo mission: playing bodyguard to the son of a dangerous mob boss. Should be a breeze for a guy who went toe-to-toe with Frank Castle and lived to tell about it, right? Guess again. Junior is a hemophiliac ? and every crime syndicate in the country can’t wait to take a shot at him as payback to his dad. To survive, Barracuda will have to navigate hitmen, corrupt cops, black ops, a Central American strongman and rescue a damsel in distress. No kidding. Collecting PUNISHER PRESENTS: BARRACUDA MAX #1-5.


New Mutants Classic Vol 1

New Mutants Classic Vol 1: Cannonball. Sunspot. Moonstar. Karma. Rahne. Teenagers, thrown together by the one thing they had in common: the X factor in their genes that made them different, made them mutants. Relive the adventurers of the team that will come to be known as X-Force…if they survive. Collects MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #5, NEW MUTANTS #1-7 and UNCANNY X-MEN #167.

Fantastic Four Visionaries Walt Simonson Vol 1

Fantastic Four Visionaries Walt Simonson Vol 1: After a string of successes with THOR, X-FACTOR and AVENGERS, it’s sensational Simonson storytelling for Marvel’s First Family – starting when the FF’s Congressional hearing is disrupted by dozens of vengence-seeking villains! After the famous foursome – plus Ms. Marvel – deal with the Capitol chaos, a time anomaly sends them to find the future’s fate! But while Kang and Nebula take up their time, will the universe fall to Galactus? Guest-starring Thor, Iron Man and Death’s Head! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #334-341.

X-Men Dark Phoenix Saga

X-Men Dark Phoenix Saga: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the most shocking struggle they would ever face. One of their own members, Jean Grey, has gained power beyond all comprehension, and that power has corrupted her absolutely! Now they must decide if the life of the woman they cherish is worth the existence of the entire universe! Collects X-MEN #129-137.

Captain America Red, White and Blue

Captain America Red, White and Blue: In this thought-provoking original graphic novel, a world-class collection of top comic-book creators from around the globe presents a series of uniquely personal visions of the heroic icon that is Captain America! RED: WHITE & BLUE roams between the humorous and the serious, the farcical and the personal  invoking the power people give over to Captain America. In all, more than fifty creators have crafted timeless stand-alone stories  each told with a color palette limited to Cap’s signature colors of red, white and blue! In addition to these original short stories, this anthology reprints the back-up stories in CAPTAIN AMERICA #50 (2002) and MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: CAPTAIN AMERICA REMEMBERED.

Avengers Kang Time and Time Again

 Avengers Kang Time and Time Again: The super-villainy of Kang the Conqueror…unleashed at last! You’ve seen his true colors in YOUNG AVENGERS; now, see what came before! In a classic contest, the Grandmaster and Kang pit the Avengers against the Squadron Sinister and the wartime Invaders! And when the self-proclaimed “Ultimate Kang” sets outs to conquer his alternate-reality counterparts, only one force can possibly halt his mad march: himself!? Plus: Kang takes on Thor and the Hulk! Collecting AVENGERS #69-71 and #267-269, THOR #140, and HULK #135.

Avengers Galactic Storm Vol 1

Avengers Galactic Storm Vol 1: The Kree are one of the Fantastic Four’s oldest enemies; the Shi’ar, one of the X-Men’s oldest allies. But it’s the Avengers who are caught in the middle when the two alien races wage a war to re-write Marvel’s map of the universe! As two-legged WMDs land on Earth, the Avengers end up as alien invaders on wartorn worlds of wonder, both as a unit and individually! Featuring the Imperial Guard! Starforce! Deathbird! Thor vs. Gladiator! Super heroes from three galaxies and more clash in the first half of the story that shook the team to its foundations! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA #398-399, AVENGERS WEST COAST #80-81, QUASAR #32-33, WONDER MAN #7-8, AVENGERS #345-346, IRON MAN #278 and THOR #445.

Avengers Galactic Storm Vol 2

Avengers Galactic Storm Vol 2: One galaxy’s heroes are another’s villains, and two galaxies’ worth of them collide head-on – with the Avengers in the middle of a war whose repercussions will haunt them for years! The events that split and shook Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to their foundations end here, and intergalactic boundaries aren’t the only lines being drawn! Plus: The tri-galaxy war devastates Earth far more literally when we see “What If the Avengers Lost Operation: Galactic Storm?”! Collects IRON MAN #279, THOR #446, CAPTAIN AMERICA #400-401, AVENGERS WEST COAST #82, QUASAR #34-35, WONDER MAN #9, AVENGERS #347 and WHAT-IF #55-56.

Avengers Defenders War HC

 Avengers Defenders War HC: Captain America. Iron Man. Thor. Doctor Strange. Namor. The Sub-Mariner. The Hulk. The world’s greatest heroes at the forefront of its two most titanic teams! But when the dread Dormammu and the lying Loki manipulate the Defenders and Avengers in an effort to obtain the awesome Evil Eye, the groups’ first team-up is almost their last! Hero vs. Hero across the world, with world-destroying power as the stake! Guest-starring Sunfire and Prester John, later of Cable and Deadpool fame! Collecting AVENGERS #115-118 and DEFENDERS #8-11.

Anita Blake Guilty Pleasures HC

Anita Blake Guilty Pleasures HC:  New York Times Best-Selling author LAURELL K. HAMILTON offers readers a brand-new experience in the world of ANITA BLAKE in a beautiful hardcover edition! Fusing mythology, werewolves and vampires with a story loaded with mystery, action and romance, the ANITA BLAKE novels take place in a world where vampires, werewolves, and other creatures of nightmare have been declared legal citizens of the United States. ANITA BLAKE is an “animator” – a profession that involves raising the dead for a living.
ANITA BLAKE is also known as a fearsome hunter of criminal vampires, and she moonlights by investigating cases that are far too much for “conventional” police. But as Anita gains the attention of the vampire masters in her hometown of St. Louis, she also risks revealing an intriguing secret about herself – the source of her unusual strength and power. As a special treat, Anita Blake fans will also discover an original side story featuring Anita and Dolph, written specially for the
hardcover edition by LAURELL K. HAMILTON.

Ultimate Spider Man Clone Saga HC

Ultimate Spider Man Clone Saga HC: THE FIRST-EVER ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN PREMIERE HC! As Peter Parker tries to sort out his relationship with the X-Men’s Kitty Pryde – and continue his friendship with Mary Jane – a mall-food-court lunch turns into a free-for-all as Peter and MJ are interrupted by the debut of…the Ultimate Scorpion! But who is the Scorpion – and what sinister conspiracy is threatening Spider-Man’s very existence? The clues have been laid over the past 96 issues…and it all starts to come together here, as we begin the most shocking, most mind-blowing Spider-Man story ever published! Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #97-105 and MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS/MARK BAGLEY, plus extras.

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