(W) Tom DeFalco, Steve Englehart (A) Al Milgrom, Bob Hall (CA) Al Milgrom
The Members Of Jake Fury’s Zodiac Were Created To Wipe Out Their Predecessors, And The West Coast Avengers Are Next! Hawkeye Leads His Team Into Battle – But As Far As Scorpio’s Concerned, There’s Only Room For One Archer, And It’s Also Hawkeye! Have The Avengers Infiltrated Zodiac, Or Vice Versa? Which Is Deadlier, The Lion Or The Tigra? And Where Does Mockingbird’s Crisis Of Conscience Fit In? Plus: The Dead Fly Through Space! Featuring Guest Appearances By The Shroud And The Silver Surfer!
Collecting West Coast Avengers (1985) #25-30 And Annual #2, And Avengers Annual (1967) #16.
A NEW ERA DAWNS FOR EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES –
courtesy of JASON AARON and ED McGUINNESS!
Thor Odinson. Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. The Big Three of the Avengers are reunited at last! And just in time to save the world from total annihilation at the hands of their most powerful enemies yet: the 2000-foot-tall space gods known as Celestials.
Behold the coming of the Final Host.
Who will answer the call to assemble for a wild new era of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Hint: one of them has a flaming skull for a head. And what strange, world-shaking connection exists between the Final Host and Odin’s ancient band of Prehistoric Avengers? Rated T+
(W) Mark Waid & Various (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks
NO SURRENDER, Part 1
AVENGERS goes WEEKLY for the stunning sixteen-part saga that will write the end of an era!
The Earth has been STOLEN! The sky burns while mysterious cosmic objects crash down from above, wreaking havoc across the world! The Avengers are the last line of defense between Earth and the mysterious forces threatening to tear it apart. It’s time to ASSEMBLE! The teams you know and love from AVENGERS, UNCANNY AVENGERS, U.S.AVENGERS and OCCUPY AVENGERS come together to face a threat beyond any they’ve faced before in a weekly epic adventure that will define the future of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!
(W) Paul Tobin & Various (A) Ronan Cliquet & Various (CA) Aaron Lopresti
The Mad Thinker has taken over Iron Man’s armor, forcing Hawkeye to team up with Tony Stark to bring down the most sophisticated and deadly weapon in the world! Meanwhile, the lovely and lethal Black Widow must protect a secretive mystery man from the world’s greatest assassins! Then, join three of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on a quest unlike any other: Hawkeye, Ant-Man and Captain America think they have a day off from Avengers’ duty, but unseen dangers wait for them at Manhattan’s Museum of Natural History. And on Asgard, Odin decides to have a little fun and switches up his sons’ weapons. Is Loki worthy of Thor’s hammer? Also featuring the villainy of Ultron and the Leader! Collecting SUPER HEROES # 17 and #19, and MARVEL ADVENTURES AVENGERS #1-2. 96 PGS./All Ages
In a world beset by danger, the United States of America needs a team of heroes they can rely on. Welcome to… American Intelligence Mechanics! A.I.M. will dare any danger – no matter how awesome that danger might be – to save their nation from the wildest, weirdest threats of all! The most patriotic super-group ever is here to save the day. And they’ll do it all looking tried and true in the red, white & blue! Can you live without… the U.S.Avengers? Rated T+
(W) Chris Claremont (A/CA) Barry Windsor-Smith
Visionary artist Barry Windsor-Smith takes on the Uncanny X-Men as Storm and Forge find themselves trapped on a primitive paradise world with no hope of escape! Spiral and Lady Deathstrike target Wolverine for death! And Dazzler is hunted by the Marauders, with only the X-Men to save her! Plus: The original X-Men go toe-to-toe against Blastaar, deadly menace from the Negative Zone, in Windsor-Smith first Marvel Masterwork!
Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #53, #186, #198, #205 and #214.