Pull-List for 02/06/13

Wed. February 6, 2013 12:00 AM
by Danny Bernardo

Marvel's launching an all-female team featuring Misty Knight. 'Nuff said.

All New X-Men #7 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) David Marquez (CA) Stuart Immonen

Mystique targets our young time-travelers, starting with Cyclops.

Avengers #5 vol 6 $3.99
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Dustin Weaver

'SUPERGUARDIAN' Meet Smasher, the first human member of the IMPERIAL GUARD and an Avenger. Watch as the Avengers travel across the galaxy to fight off an invading force. Watch as the Imperial Guard are broken on a dead moon.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Willow Wonderland #4 $2.99
(W) Jeff Parker, Christos N. Gage (A) Brian Ching, Jason Gorder (CA) Michelle Madsen, David Mack

Willow struggles to keep her cool when she discovers that her traveling partner-Marrack-isn't who she thought he was. With magic at her full disposal, she can easily convince him to spill any and all secrets (right?) while they continue their journey to get home with magic in tow . . .

Earth 2 #9 $2.99
(W) James Robinson (A) Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott (CA) Trevor Scott, Nicola Scott

As a new story arc begins, DR. FATE makes his Earth 2 debut! Supernatural powers are emerging on Earth 2, and that means new heroes on the scene-not to mention new villains! Plus: The debut of the new Wotan!

Fearless Defenders #1 $2.99
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Will Sliney (CA) Mark Brooks

NEW TEAM! NEW VILLAINS! NEW CREATORS! Valkyrie and Misty Knight are the Fearless Defenders and not since Power Man and Iron Fist has an unlikely duo kicked this much-well, you know. Writer Cullen Bunn (Venom, Sixth Gun, The Fearless) and new-to-Marvel artist Will Sliney (MacGyver, Star Wars) bring you the book everyone is going to be talking about on Thursday morning.

Stormwatch #17 volume 5 $2.99
(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Will Conrad

Don't miss this major turning point issue as everything changes! The death of a StormWatch member! The end of StormWatch headquarters!

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #20 vol 2 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Sara Pichelli

VENOM WARS CONTINUES!!! Ultimate Spider-Man versus Venom!!! Who is the new Venom? What is his terrible connection to Miles Morales' father?

X-Factor #251 $2.99
(W) Peter David (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) David Yardin

The story years in the making continues here as X-Factor struggles to stop the Lords of Hell from tearing the Earth apart in their battle for dominance! Familiar faces will return as the battle reaches a fever pitch, the first of whom is STRONG GUY! And he has a bone to pick with his former teammates...


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