Sneak Peeks: Marvel Comics December 14, 2011

The Fellowship has obtained sneak peaks of books that are coming out from Marvel Comics  on December 14...

BATTLE SCARS #2 (of 6)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST, MATT FRACTION & CULLEN BUNN
Penciled by SCOT EATON
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
• Guest-starring Captain America!
• Who is US Army Ranger Marcus Johnson, and why is he the most wanted man in the world?
• SHIELD, Taskmaster, Captain America and more want him – dead or alive
• The mystery deepens as the hunted becomes the hunter!



AVENGERS: X-SANCTION #1 (of 4)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Pencils & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Variant Covers by JOE QUESADA, ED McGUINNESS & LEINIL YU
Sketch Variant by JOE QUESADA
Blank Variant also available
• CABLE IS BACK! AND HE’S GOT JUST 24 HOURS TO WIPE THE AVENGERS FROM THE PAGES OF HISTORY!
• How has Cable been reborn? Where has he been since “Second Coming”? And what dark event has driven him to destroy the Avengers? The answers are just the tip of an iceberg that threatens to smash the Marvel Universe to smithereens!
• A crucial new series by the creators behind SUPERMAN/BATMAN and HULK, Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness



AVENGERS 1959 #4 (of 5)
Written by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Pencils & Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN
From the beaches, shanty towns, and mean streets of Madripoor, to the elegant boulevards of Wakanda, Fury and the Avengers fight their way through a treacherous gauntlet to learn the truth behind ICON...and its hidden agenda.







NEW AVENGERS #19
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO
• Get ready for some old-school Avengers blockbuster action! It’s the New Avengers versus the new Dark Avengers!  And wait until you find out who is behind the masks!!  Actually, wait until the Avengers find out who is behind the masks!







AVENGERS ACADEMY #23
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by TOM RANEY
Cover by RODIN ESQUEJO
• X-23 joins Avengers Academy...will they survive the experience?
• A classic villain returns!
• Reptil's darkest secret is revealed!







JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #632
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by MITCH BREITWEISER
Cover by STEPHANIE HANS
• The stage is set for a deadly new year.
• The most unpopular boy in Asgard receives a certain four-pawedvfire-breathing present. What will Loki do with this most unwelcome gift?
• Guest-starring Volstagg!





IRON MAN 2.0 #11
Written by NICK SPENCER & JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA
War Machine flies into his final battle against the most dangerous villain he’s ever faced! Palmer Addley has beaten Rhodey at every turn – even with his upgrades, will Rhodey finally outsmart and outfight the master terrorist when the fate of the world hangs in the balance?






BLACK PANTHER: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #526
Written by DAVID LISS
Penciled by SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Covers by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
The war with the Kingpin heats up – with two issues hitting this month! Lady Bullseye and Typhoid Mary are out to kill T’Challa...time to call in Falcon and Luke Cage! The former King of Wakanda and the former Kingpin of crime wage in a deadly game, with the Panther’s homeland as the prize!




GHOST RIDER #7
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Penciled by LEE GARBETT
Cover by STEFANO CASSELLI
GUEST-STARRING HAWKEYE!
The Avenger Hawkeye has followed the trail of destruction and ruined souls the Ghost Rider has left in its burning wake. And he isn’t the only one with his sights set on the Spirit of Vengeance. The wild hunt for the Rider begins here.





CARNAGE, U.S.A. #1 (of 5)
Written by ZEB WELLS
Pencils & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
Variant Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
WELCOME TO CARNAGE U.S.A. – THE ULTIMATE RED STATE!   
Carnage’s maniacal reign of terror continues, courtesy of the critically acclaimed creative team of Zeb Wells and Clayton Crain! Spider-Man and the Avengers must go on a brutal hunt to capture Cletus Kasaday before a small town in the American heartland falls under his mass-murdering spell! Buckle in and prepare for a violence packed adventure! Carnage U.S.A. wants YOU this December!



S.H.I.E.L.D. #4 (of 6)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils & Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
The Immortal City has been destroyed and Issac Newton is on the lam. Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Nostradamus and the Eternal Dynamo need to make an impossible journey to stop him.








SUPER HEROES #21
Written by J.M. DEMATTEIS & JEN VAN METER
Penciled by WELLINTON ALVES & PEPE LARRAZ
Cover by Carlo Pagulayan
The Hulk joins the circus! But why? And only Captain America can save Dr. Strange, the Sorcerer Supreme! But how? Circus smashing and demon demolishing abound in these two super stories!







ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #4
Written by NICK SPENCER
Pencils by PAO MEDINA
Cover by KAARE ANDREWS
• Stryker’s back in a bad way!
• Our heroes must assemble to put an end to Stryker's evil plan!
• Is there a traitor amidst the new X-Men?







MAGNETO: NOT A HERO #2 (of 4)
Written by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Pencils & Cover by CLAY MANN
Fresh of the murder of a mutant-hate group, Magneto forms a new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and the membership will shock you.









UNCANNY X-FORCE #18
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by JEROME OPEÑA
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
Spoiler Variant available
Rick Remender (Venom, Fear Agent), Jerome Opeña (Punisher, Fear Agent) and Dean White (Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man) bring you a tale of devastation, bravery, and salvation.






WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS #12
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
FINAL ISSUE! At last, Logan comes face-to-face with Contagion, the manwho has put him through Hell too many times to count. And Contagion is about to find out that even after you dissect,dismember, mutilate and eviscerate the Wolverine, he’s still the best there is at what he does. Don’t miss this skin-flaying final issue!




NORTHANGER ABBEY #2 (of 5)
Written by NANCY HAJESKI
Art by JANET K. LEE
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Catherine Morland has not exactly taken Bath by storm, but she HAS acquired two suitors—John, boorish and sporting mad, and Henry, a charming young clergyman. Catherine favors Henry, but her brother and her best friend both urge her toward John. Will she listen to her heart or let peer pressure dash her chance of finding true love?





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