New Warriors comics in May

Marvel released info on comics shipping in May: Night Thrasher back from the dead?! Not quite… but he makes his debut in Marvel’s all-ages Adventures line! But wait… there’s more! Nova vs. Iron Man! The Initiative continues! More of the Pack with Hulk! More Loners! More Penance! And Firestar is back to woo Peter in Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane! Plus: A New Warriors tribute!

Cover images, full solicits and more information after the jump…


NOVA #2
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by SEAN CHEN
Cover by ADI GRANOV
Helmet-to-helmet with Iron Man! After facing the horrors of the Annihilation War, can Richard Rider fit in back on Earth? Everyone used to treat him like a joke, but now that he’s one of the most powerful heroes in the Marvel Universe, does Nova have to take it anymore? One thing is certain, when S.H.I.E.L.D. moves in to investigate his sudden re-appearance, the Human Rocket will be aimed directly at Iron Man!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
On-Sale 5/9/07


Turbo & Darkhawk in…
LONERS #2 (of 6)
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI
Penciled by KARL MOLINE
Cover by JASON PEARSON
It’s Ricochet’s day off! But can the former Slinger – used to costumed days of girls and thrills – adjust to life as just another wannabe in L.A.? And when he’s pushed by the guilt of his past, will he spiral back into the tights? What do you think? So who’s waiting to slice his jacket to shreds – and what former Generation X member makes a shocking return on the very last page?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
On-Sale 5/2/07


Penance in…
THUNDERBOLTS #114
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Variant Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
A mission to capture the Steel Spider goes awry when two other rogue heroes accidentally cross the Thunderbolts’ path. Do the likes of Sepulchre and American Eagle even stand a chance?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
On-Sale 5/9/07

Justice and others could be in…
AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #2 (of 6)
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Join War Machine and the Gauntlet as they lead the Initiative’s fresh faced recruits and a division of Marvel’s finest fliers against the forces of Hydra. All this and a pivotal moment in the life of Yellowjacket.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
On-Sale 5/2/07


MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN #27
Written by CHRIS KIPINIAK
Pencils and Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
When the JESTER takes New York’s museums hostage, SPIDER-MAN thinks it’s time for his patented blend of webs, wise-cracks and punching. Grim-and-gritty-guest-star NIGHT THRASHER does things differently. Can the two heroes stop fighting each other long enough to fight the villain? At least a little?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
On-Sale 5/2/07


HULK AND POWER PACK #3 (of 4)
Written by MARC SUMERAK and CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Art by ANDY KUHN and CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS
When a big, green monster tears up the streets of New York City, it looks like the Hulk has gone on another rampage…or has he? It’s up to Power Pack to get to the bottom of the situation before their new pal gets blamed for all the destruction. But if the Hulk isn’t the culprit, who is? And how can the kids possibly stand up to another Hulk-sized threat? Also featuring Mini Marvels!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
On-Sale 5/9/07


SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #18
Written by SEAN MCKEEVER
Penciled by DAVID HAHN
Cover by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
When Harry’s family troubles become too much to bear, he turns to the one person he can count on: Mary Jane. But MJ doesn’t want things to get too serious between them. How can she help Harry without getting too close? Also: Firestar has a surprise for Spidey!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99
On-Sale 5/2/07


Nova will probably be seen in this recap special…
ANNIHILATION SAGA
Written by MICHAEL HOSKIN
Cover by ANDREA DI VITO
Journey in the wake of the Annihilation Wave as the history of the entire Annihilation event is recounted! From the arrival of Annihilus’ forces, to the fall of Galactus, to the war’s fallout, see how the story unfolded and where the universe rests by the finish! Featuring an all-new cover by Andrea DiVito!
32 PGS./Rated A …$1.99
On-Sale 5/9/07

Speedball and the New Warriors get a special tribute in…
MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: CIVIL WAR REMEMBERED
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
Full of powerful, exhilarating and breathtaking moments, CIVIL WAR was an event that from its very start had everyone in and out of comics talking – but the climax is certain to be the most breathtaking moment of all! In the stunning aftermath of the great comic event of our time, we find a landscape of heroes forever reshaped – and a fallen hero who paid the ultimate price. MARVEL SPOTLIGHT marks this solemn occasion with a special tribute to the life and legacy of a Marvel Comics legend.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Note: Not final title
On-Sale 5/30/07

Collections:

SPIDER-MAN AND POWER PACK: BIG-CITY SUPER HEROES DIGEST
Written by MARC SUMERAK
Penciled by GURIHIRU
Cover by GURIHIRU
Zero-G! Lightspeed! Mass Master! Energizer! Together, they are Marvel’s youngest super heroes: Power Pack! When the Power family returns to New York for another exciting adventure, it isn’t long before our super siblings find themselves fighting side-by-side with everyone’s favorite wall-crawler, the Amazing Spider-Man! Featuring the villainy of Venom, the Sandman, the Vulture and more! Collecting SPIDER-MAN AND POWER PACK #1-4.
96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2357-1
On-Sale 5/2/07


Speedball & New Warriors profiles in…
CIVIL WAR COMPANION TPB
Written by PETER DAVID, J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, CHRIS BAIOCCHI, JUSTIN GRAY, MARK GUGGENHEIM, DAVID HINE, JEROME MAIDA, JIM MCLAUCHLIN, CLIFFORD LAWRENCE METH, TERRY MORROW, BRIAN REED, MIKE SANGIACOMO, DAN SLOTT, ZEB WELLS, ANTHONY FLAMINI, STUART VANDAL, RONALD BYRD, MADISON CARTER, MICHAEL HOSKIN, CHRIS BIGGS, MARK O’ENGLISH, MIKE FICHERA & JOHN RHETT THOMAS
Penciled by SCOTT KOLINS & MIKE MAYHEW
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
The legislation has been passed. The battle lines have been drawn. The opening shots have been fired. Now, as the controversial Super Human Registration Act continues to divide America’s super human community, go behind the lines of the Marvel Comics event starring Spider-Man, the New Avengers, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the entirety of the Marvel pantheon! Featuring in-depth S.H.I.E.L.D. dossiers on the nation’s most prominent super humans; behind-the-scenes coverage with CIVIL WAR planners Mark Millar and Steve McNiven; news, gossip, and opinions from the Daily Bugle, the very newspaper the citizens of the Marvel Universe read to keep informed; and more! Plus: a final analysis of CIVIL WAR, in addition to a complete checklist of all the upcoming CW collections! Collecting CIVIL WAR FILES, CIVIL WAR: BATTLE DAMAGE REPORT, MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: MARK MILLAR/STEVE MCNIVEN, MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: CIVIL WAR AFTERMATH and DAILY BUGLE: CIVIL WAR SPECIAL EDITION.
236 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2576-0
On-Sale 5/30/07


Aegis‘ Civil War appearance:
CIVIL WAR: X-MEN UNIVERSE TPB
Written by PETER DAVID & FABIAN NICIEZA
Penciled by DENNIS CALERO & STAZ JOHNSON
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Hot on the heals of both smash hits HOUSE OF M and SON OF M, Quicksilver returns! But is he friend or foe!? Complicating matters even more, the divisiveness of CIVIL WAR has spread to X-FACTOR: Half of them want to cooperate with the government; the other half wants to take a stand against it. It’s Jamie’s choice that may well decide whether X-Factor stays together or cracks apart. Plus: In another corner of the X-Men universe, the CIVIL WAR really hits home! What happens when Cable and Deadpool find themselves on opposite sides of the fence, and both refuse to budge? What else: They fight! But it’s not just your usual fun super-hero teeth-chipping spittle-snarling battle. It will change the lives of these two characters forever! Collecting X-FACTOR #8-9 and CABLE & DEADPOOL #30-32.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2243-5
On-Sale 5/9/07

AVENGERS NEXT: REBIRTH TPB
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Penciled by RON LIM
Cover by MIKE WIERINGO
The time has come for the next generation of Avengers to choose a new lineup, but first they must battle zombie versions of themselves! Then, as Katie Power (from Power Pack) joins the team, American Dream and her friends mount a search for the missing Thunderstrike. The man called Nova guest stars when strange visitors from outer space land on Earth. And more! Collecting AVENGERS NEXT #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated A …$13.99
ISBN: 0-7851-2518-3
On-Sale 5/30/07

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Comments

  • PaxHouse  On February 15, 2007 at 8:51 am

    Another great work in posting the latest May Solicts from Marvel…..

    {Especially with this blasted blizzard that hit where I lived …. 😡 }

    Of course, seeing a NIGHT THRASHER Appearance within any Marvel Comics {AFTER CW of course} is a real treat…. 😉

    Again good work……

  • thewatcher  On March 21, 2007 at 12:16 am

    Giarrusso is the best around. Nothing can ever get him down!

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