Marvel in July is basically Superior Spider-Man Month with some old Spider-Man titles ending and new Spider-man titles beginning, so if you’re not getting enough of the Doc Ock Spidey, there’s even more to come!
If you’re a fan of the TV show “Dexter” then you won’t want to miss the new Marvel comic series starting in July. It’ll be a five issue limited series that sees Dexter confronting two of his worst nightmares: his high school reunion and a former classmate that just might have a terrible secret that could end Dexter!
We’re also getting a brand new Wolverine miniseries with a reality star chef by the name of Chris Consentino. The Top Chef Master is bringing his culinary skill over to writing and is getting a mini series starring Wolverine as claws contrast to steel knives in this action adventure from the debut of the Top Chef master.
If you can’t get enough of Deadpool killing people, well, in July, Deadpool is going to kill himself with his new Deadpool Kills Deadpool mini series. this is the final installment in the Deadpool Killogy and he has now set his sights on the ultimate target…which just so happens to be himself!
If you didn’t get enough of the Avengers vs. X-Men storyline that took place last year you will be able to get another dose of Avengers vs. X-Men goodness in the form of the new What If? Avengers vs. X-Men mini series written by Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Jorge Molina. In this new What If? miniseries, it explores the idea of Magneto actually receiving the power of the Phoenix and the consequences thereof. It will also be jam packed with Magneto, Hope, and every Avenger and X-Man you can imagine in the Marvel Universe! Be sure and check out What If? Avengers vs. X-Men #1-4.
July also brings us the celebration of 25 issues of Miles Morales as the Ultimate Comics Spider-Man. It’s really a testament to the quality of the character and the quality of the creative team to have a brand new Spider-Man celebrate 25 issues in this day in age. Not only will Cloak and Dagger be along for the ride, but this issue will also celebrate more young heroes as they debut in the series. The big question is…who will they be?
So be sure to take a look below it all the brand new number one issues that we have hitting the shells from Marvel in July. Also, be sure and take a look at the new trade paperback and hardcover collections that would be hitting the shelves as well as those include many of your favorite artist and writers!
Brand New Marvel Comic Series for July, 2013!
Avengers A.I. #1
AVENGERS A.I. #1
SAM HUMPHRIES (W) • ANDRE LIMA ARAUJO (A)
Cover BY DUSTIN WEAVER
HARDER. BETTER. FASTER. STRANGER.
The triumph of Hank Pym turns to tragedy for the human race…an unfathomable Pandora’s Box of destruction! When a brave new world is unleashed, only one team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes can save us from the future – AVENGERS A.I.! THE VISION! HANK PYM! VICTOR MANCHA! DOOMBOT! The mysterious ALEXIS! MONICA CHANG, AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D.! The AGE OF ULTRON is over! The AGE OF A.I. is NOW!
The Emerald City of Oz #1
THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ #1 (of 5) ERIC SHANOWER (W) • SKOTTIE YOUNG (A/C)
THE EISNER AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE TEAM OF SKOTTIE YOUNG (WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, NEW WARRIORS) & ERIC SHANOWER (WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ) BRING THE BEST OZ SERIES YET! In Kansas Uncle Henry can’t pay the mortgage, so Aunt Em, Dorothy, and he must leave their home. Where can they go? To the Land of Oz, of course! Will anyone in Oz survive after the Nomes attack through a secret underground tunnel?
Superior Spider-Man Team Up #1
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #1
CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • DAVID LOPEZ (A)
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MONTH JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE SUPERIOR
WITH A BRAND NEW ONGOING! CHALLENGE THEM, OF COURSE!
The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #1
THE SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #1
NICK SPENCER (W) • STEVE LIEBER (A)
Cover by MARCOS MARTIN
BRAND NEW ON-GOING!
Boomerang and some of Spidey’s deadliest baddies prove that with terrible powers come terrible responsibilities! Rising Star Nick Spencer teams with Eisner Award winning sensation Steve Lieber for a walk on the Spider-Verse’s evil side!
Superior Carnage #1
SUPERIOR CARNAGE #1 (of 5)
KEVIN SHINICK (W) • STEPHEN SEGOVIA (A)
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
Superior Spider-Month gets sinister with the return of Carnage! locked away in an asylum, it looks like Carnage is gone for good – but his fellow inmates have other plans… Will they successfully wake the monster? Or will this hideous experiment create the most powerful, dangerous, maniacal Carnage yet… a Superior Carnage? KEVIN SHINICK (Avenging Spider-Man, Robot Chicken) and STEPHEN SEGOVIA (Extreme X-men, Thor) come together to create a story so grotesquely gratifying you wont be able to look away!
Hawkeye Annual #1 2013
HAWKEYE ANNUAL #1
MATT FRACTION (W) • JAVIER PULIDO (A/C)
Go west, young lady! Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles — to get away from New York, life, and Clint Barton—but NOT trouble! But Madame Masque is hanging out at poolside with the rich and famous as well! Who is Kate Bishop? Find out alongside Kate Bishop herself as a wild new status quo comes to HAWKEYE.
Wolverine: In The Flesh #1
WOLVERINE: IN THE FLESH #1
CHRIS COSENTINO (W)
DALIBOR TALAJIC (A)
Cover by TIM SEELEY
Reality star Chris Cosentino tells a tale about Wolverine and food like only a Top Chef Master can! Adamantium claws meet steel kitchen knives in a culinary caper starring your favorite costumed Canadian!
DEXTER #1 (OF 5)
JEFF LINSDAY (W)
DALIBOR TALAJIC (A)
Cover BY MIKE DEL MUNDO
AN ALL-NEW DEXTER ADVENTURE—HIS 1st TIME IN COMIC BOOK FORM—Written BY HIS CREATOR, AUTHOR JEFF LINDSAY! Dexter Morgan isn’t just Miami’s #1 forensic blood splatter expert…he’s also a serial killer who targets other serial killers! In this issue, Dexter faces his worst nightmare: his high school reunion! Plus, Dexter faces his other worst nightmare: a former classmate with a secret that could destroy him!
Deadpool Kills Deadpool #1
DEADPOOL KILLS DEADPOOL #1 (of 4)
CULLEN BUNN (W) • SALVA ESPIN (A)
Cover by MICHAEL DEL MUNDO
The final act of the Deadpool Killogy begins! Deadpool sets his sites on the ultimate target…himself! Contains over 700% of your daily recommended Deadpool!
What If? AvX #1
WHAT IF? AVX #1-4 (of 4)
JIMMY PALMIOTTI (W) • JORGE MOLINA (A/C)
The biggest event of 2012 is now the biggest miniseries of 2013! We all know what happened to the Avengers and the X-Men…but what if the story had gone differently? The one and only Jimmy Palmiotti brings his signature style to a mind-blowing reinterpretation of a key event in the history of the Marvel Universe. Featuring Magneto, Hope, and every Avenger and X-Man you can imagine!
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #25
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #25
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • DAVID MARQUEZ (A/C)
MILES MORALES CELEBRATES HIS 25th ISSUE!!! Will the surprising appearance of new heroes CLOAK AND DAGGER be enough to bring miles back into the super hero fold? More young heroes debut! Who will they be?
Hardcovers and Collections
Fantastic Four by Jonathan Hickman Omnibus Vol. #1 HC
FANTASTIC FOUR BY JONATHAN HICKMAN OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by SEAN CHEN, DALE EAGLESHAM, NEIL EDWARDS, STEVE EPTING, NICK DRAGOTTA & BARRY KITSON
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman revamps and redefines Marvel’s First Family in a sweeping and epic saga across time, space and reality! And it all begins when Mr. Fantastic decides to solve everything! As the team contends with Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign, an older Franklin arrives from the future with an ominous warning! And as the Fantastic Four fight the War of the Four Cities, Mr. Fantastic assembles a band of genius youngsters. But when Nathaniel Richards returns, Galactus rises and a new Annihilation Wave threatens to invade from the Negative Zone, tragedy suddenly strikes. Grieving, the surviving members of the Fantastic Four dissolve the team — but from its ashes rises the Future Foundation! Guest-starring Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Sub-Mariner and the Inhumans! Collecting DARK REIGN: FANTASTIC FOUR #1-5, FANTASTIC FOUR #570-588, FF #1-5 and material from DARK REIGN: THE CABAL #1.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. #1 Cosmic Avengers Premiere HC
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1: COSMIC AVENGERS PREMIERE HC
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by STEVE MCNIVEN, YVES BIGEREL & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! But why has Earth suddenly become the most important planet in the galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out! Join Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and — wait for it — the Invincible Iron Man as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW! The secrets these galactic Avengers discover will rattle Marvel readers for years to come! But while London deals with a brutal invasion by the Badoon, the fate of the Guardians may have already been decided millions of miles away! Why wait for the movie? It all starts here! Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #1-3 and #0.1, and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY INFINITE COMIC #1.
Savage Wolverine Vol. #1 Kill Island Premiere HC
SAVAGE WOLVERINE VOL. 1: KILL ISLAND PREMIERE HC
Written by FRANK CHO
Penciled by FRANK CHO
Cover by FRANK CHO
Wolverine awakes to find himself transported to the Savage Land and labeled Public Enemy No. 1! With no memory of how he got there, and Shanna the She-Devil his only ally, Logan must unravel the mystery that slumbers at the heart of the Savage Land before it finds a way to kill him first! In search of answers, Wolverine and Shanna venture into the depths of the Forbidden Island — but what will get them first, the island’s inhabitants or their tempers? Meanwhile, another hero crash-lands on the island — but is he friend or foe? NOW!, under the detailed pen of Frank Cho, Wolverine is all brawls, babes and brachiosaurs. And you’ll never see the end — or the future of the Marvel Universe — coming! Collecting WOLVERINE 1-5.
Infinity Incoming TPB
INFINITY INCOMING! TPB
Written by STAN LEE, PAUL JENKINS, JASON AARON & JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by JACK KIRBY, JAE LEE, SIMONE BIANCHI, JEROME OPENA & STEVE EPTING
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
The grandest cosmic epic of all time looms on the horizon as Marvel marches toward Infinity! But how did Earth’s heroes reach this perilous tipping point? Learn the secret origin of the Inhumans, Marvel’s strangest and most isolated community. What are the mysteries surrounding the Terrigen Mist that gives them their uncanny abilities? Then, witness the boyhood of Thanos of Titan! How will his obsession with death change the Marvel Universe’s very nature? Finally, as the Avengers “go cosmic,” putting together an expanded strikeforce to battle threats from the stars, the Illuminati work in secret to prevent incursions from other dimensions! All the threads come together as the Marvel Universe teeters on the brink of intergalactic war! Infinity is incoming! Collecting INHUMANS (1998) #2, THANOS RISING #1, AVENGERS (2012) #1-2, NEW AVENGERS (2013) #2 and material from THOR (1966) 146-149.
Spider-Man: Dying Wish TPB
SPIDER-MAN: DYING WISH TPB
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS & RICHARD ELSON
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
A dying wish for revenge! Dr. Octopus was given a year to live, his body and brain in terminal decline after a lifetime of brutal battles with his arch-foe Spider-Man. So the brilliant madman used that time as you might expect. First, he mobilized an army of Octobots to take over Manhattan. Then, he assembled six sinister super villains to abduct Norman Osborn’s child. Finally, he pursued Spider-Man to the ends of the Earth while threatening to burn the planet to a cinder. And each time, his ambitious plans ended in failure. Or did they? Were his defeats further proof of his madness — or his genius? With Dr. Octopus just hours from death, Spider-Man is about to learn the answer, as one of his oldest enemies turns the tables on him with a dying wish that spells doom for Peter Parker and everyone he loves! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698-700.
Fearless Defenders Vol. #1 Doom Maidens TPB
FEARLESS DEFENDERS VOL. 1: DOOM MAIDENS TPB
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Penciled by WILL SLINEY
Cover by 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, FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS) and new-to-Marvel artist Will Sliney (MacGyver, Star Wars) bring you the book that everyone is going to be talking about — and that’s a promise! Collecting FEARLESS DEFENDERS #1-6.
Wolverine Vol. #1 Hunting Season TPB
WOLVERINE VOL. 1: HUNTING SEASON TPB
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by ALAN DAVIS
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Pay attention very closely: There’s a mystery here even Wolverine hasn’t sniffed out yet. When Wolverine finds himself the bargaining chip in a hostage situation, he must make a decision that will follow him forever — literally! How can a berserker fight what he can’t see? And how far will he go to assert his humanity in the face of the unknown? Guest-starring Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Then, Wolverine must track down a boy on a deadly rampage before he does the unthinkable! How will Logan defeat an enemy with no permanent body to slash and claw? And what does the Watcher have to do with all this? Find out when superstars Paul Cornell (CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13, Doctor Who, Action Comics) and Alan Davis (AVENGERS, CLANDESTINE, EXCALIBUR, UNCANNY X-MEN) take on the Wolverine! Collecting WOLVERINE (2013) #1-6.
Alpha: Big Time TPB
ALPHA: BIG TIME TPB
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Penciled by NUNO PLATI
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
From the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, get ready for the greatest hero who ever existed — ever! Alpha was having an awesome time of it, till that buzz-kill Spider-Man made him quit being a hero. But that was then, and this is NOW! Josh Fialkov and Nuno Plati tell the tale of a hero who’s about to hit the big time! Collecting ALPHA: BIG TIME #1-5.
Check out the full Marvel Comics July 2013 comics here.