Marvel Comics New Releases For March 2

Check out previews of what Marvel Comics has hitting the shelves on March 2!

5 Ronin #1

WRITTEN BY: PETER MILLIGAN

PENCILED BY: TOMM COKER, DALIBOR TALAJIC, LAURENCE CAMPBELL, GORAN PARLOV & LEANDRO FERNANDEZ

COVERS BY: JOHN CASSADAY, MARK BROOKS, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, DAVID MACK, ED MCGUINESS & DAVID AJA

5 Books, 5 Heroes-1 unforgettable story of heroes pushed to their limits. It is 17th century Japan, a time and place of violent upheaval, wandering Ronin, and mysterious Geisha. Into this strange and dangerous world come Wolverine, Pyslocke, Punisher, Hulk and Deadpool. Five of Marvel's greatest heroes as you've never seen them before. Each has been wronged by a powerful tyrant. Each has taken a solemn vow of vengeance! 5 Books, 5 Heroes, 5 Weeks--1 spell-binding story.

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Annihilators #1

WRITTEN BY: DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING

PENCILED BY: TAN ENG HUAT & TIMOTHY GREEN II

COVERS BY: ALEX GARNER & MIKE MIGNOLA

Because you -- yes,you! -- demanded it: Marvel's all-star cosmic team - and cult faves Rocket Raccoon & Groot - in one massive mini! The Silver Surfer! Beta-Ray Bill! Gladiator! Quasar! Ronan! When the Dire Wraiths strike, Cosmic Masters DnA (THE THANOS IMPERATIVE, THOR/IRON MAN) and Tan Eng Huat (SILVER SURFER, THOR: FIRST THUNDER) assemble the heaviest hitters in all the universe to save the day! And there's more! Plus: the demented duo of Rocket Raccoon and Groot return for their own, new-reader-friendly adventure! What do you do after you've saved the galaxy? DnA and the fabulous Timothy Green II (STAR-LORD) answer that with madcap SF combat and swashbuckling, space-faring mayhem!

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Astonishing Thor #3

WRITTEN BY: ROB RODI

PENCILED BY: MIKE CHOI

COVER BY: ED MCGUINNESS

Asgard is in ruins, and now-the infamous Grey Gargoyle strikes! In search of the fabled Apples of Idunn which gives immortality to the gods themselves, the rock-like horror will stop at nothing to achieve the endless life he has so long sought. He invades the fabled, though fallen city, turning all before him to unmoving stone in his awful quest. And it seems as if not even the Thunder God himself can give the Grey Gargoyle pause. Don't miss this stand alone special written by the cosmic team supreme of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, ably illustrated by Mark Brooks. It's the perfect introduction to the wondrous world of the Mighty Thor.

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Avengers Academy #10

WRITTEN BY: CHRISTOS GAGE

PENCILS BY: SEAN CHEN

COVERS BY: MIKE MCKONE

The return of the Wasp? The return of Korvac? It's two book-shaking issues in one month - and issue #12 guest-stars the Avengers! First it's a 'day in the life' of the students, with special guest instructors Protector and Dr. Strange! Then Thor, Steve Rogers, Iron Man and more assemble as one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes' most powerful villains storms the school as Korvac comes back!

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Captain America and Falcon #1

WRITTEN BY: ROB WILLIAMS

PENCILED BY: REBEKAH A. ISAACS

COVER BY: GREG TOCCHINI GATEFOLD

COVER BY: GREG TOCCHINI

AVENGER. ACTIVIST. HERO. The Falcon has always bridged two worlds that need to be saved. When an old friend's son falls in with gang violence, Sam Wilson must confront his past to save a boy's future -- but even a superhero can't save everyone. Rob Williams (GHOST RIDER) and Rebekah Isaacs (DV8, MS. MARVEL) bring you a story of redemption, humanity and heroism in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

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Captain America: Hail Hydra #3

WRITTEN BY: MARK WAID

PENCILED BY: JORGE MOLINA

COVER BY: BRYAN HITCH

Be careful what you wish for, Steve Rogers, particularly when that wish is granted by one of the Avengers' greatest foes! You've never seen this part of Cap's history before--and the revelation will stun you!

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Daken: Dark Wolverine #6

WRITTEN BY: MARJORIE LIU & DANIEL WAY

PENCILS & COVER BY: GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Daken's plans to undermine the criminal underworld of Madipoor are falling into place! But will the most dangerous men and women in the world simply topple where they stand - or will Daken find the tables turned...and his neck in a noose?

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Emma #1

WRITTEN BY: NANCY BUTLER

ART & COVER BY: JANET LEE

Award-winning author Nancy Butler, adapter of Marvel's best-selling Adaptations, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE brings you another Jane Austen classic! Joined with the beautiful illustrations of JANET LEE, Butler brings to life Austen's most precocious heroine, Emma Woodhouse. Discover what has made this story so enduring, as its re-told in the Mighty Marvel manner!

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Heroes for Hire #4

WRITTEN BY: DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING

PENCILED BY: BRAD WALKER

COVER BY: DOUG BRAITHWAITE

VARIANT COVER BY: HARVEY TOLIBAO

Featuring Falcon, Paladin, Misty Knight and Iron Fist! Who is really pulling the strings at Heroes For Hire? Misty thinks she knows, but does even the bionic detective realize how much trouble she's in? It's more awesome street-level action and intrigue featuring some of Marvel's coolest heroes in the most unconventional team book ever!

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Marvel Zombies Supreme #1

WRITTEN BY: FRANK MARRAFFINO

PENCILS BY: FERNANDO BLANCO

COVER BY: MICHAEL KOMARCK

ISSUE ONE VARIANT COVER BY: ARTHUR SUYDAM

A HUNGER SUPREME! They were the Squadron Supreme, heroes exiled from another dimension to our own...but the twisted science of the Project Pegasus facility infected these defenders with a virulent zombie strain. Now it's up to Jill Harper's desperate special ops team to keep the plague contained within the facility-whatever the cost. But Harper discovers that the Squadron wasn't the only unconscionable experiment being kept off the Pegasus records...and her shocking find may be the key to saving the human race. Join Frank Marrafino (Haunted Tank) and Fernando Blanco (MARVEL ZOMBIES 5, THUNDERBOLTS) as the bodies and unpredictable resurrections climax in the most gore-soaked chapter of the Marvel Zombies saga yet!

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Secret Warriors #25

WRITTEN BY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

PENCILED BY: ALESSANDRO VITTI

COVER BY: PAUL RENAUD

Double-sized, secret revealing issue! What ties Hydra, The Howling Commandos, and Leviathan together? How did Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan, Baron Von Strucker, Kraken and Orion become part of the same mysterious organization? It's all here in 'Wheels within Wheels' part 2: 'Zodiac'!

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Thunderbolts #154

WRITTEN BY: JEFF PARKER

PENCILED BY: DECLAN SHALVEY

COVERS BY: STEPHANIE HANS

VARIANT COVER BY: GERALD PAR

Before he was pressed into service for the Thunderbolts, the mysterious swamp monster of the team knew another life: as guardian for a force of nature called The Nexus of Realities. An old friend of the creature does remember this--and breaks the silent one out of The Raft to return to duty at the borders of our world. What danger awaits the Man-Thing--and what will The Thunderbolts say to losing their favorite plant? The team is back in action after word has come down on high about a weakness in Thunderbolt's, and they must bolster their ranks to deal with the imminent magical threats. Luke Cage calls on New Avenger DOCTOR STRANGE to help find the perfect candidate to fill the role, but bringing this person in is far from easy--which is why SATANA will make a fine Thunderbolt. Back at The Raft, the status quo is changing to an even greater extent without Luke's knowledge. Get ready for new levels of lightning-like justice!

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Ultimate Comics: Captain America #3

WRITTEN BY: JASON AARON

PENCILS & COVER BY: RON GARNEY

An Ultimate Comics groundbreaking miniseries! Captain America has seen things no soldier should ever see, been to places that no man should be able to return, and beaten foes that no other hero could put down. Now, in the jungles of Cambodia, one man will push Captain America to, and past his limits. And Cap may not come back! The superstar team of Jason Aaron and Ron Garney bring you a brutal story you will NOT want to miss!

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Wolverine/Hercules Myths, Monsters and Mutants #1

WRITTEN BY: FRANK TIERI

PENCILED BY: JUAN ROMAN, CANO SANTACRUZ

COVER BY: JOE JUSKO

Gritty scribe Frank Tieri and artist Juan Santacruz bring two of Marvel's toughest heroes together for an all new limited series, featuring covers by the legendary Joe Jusko! Matsuo-the man who killed Yuriko-is back from the dead and has one mission-kill Wolverine. But when he recruits two deadly foes of Hercules, the Olympian joins forces with Logan to show Matsuo just what it means to battle the best there is at what they do.

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Wolverine: The Best There Is #4

WRITTEN BY: CHARLIE HUSTON

PENCILED BY: JUAN JOSE RYP

COVER BY: BRYAN HITCH

It's been a long night for Logan. Tortured by a sadist with three-thousand years experience in the art, his life force consumed and his soul flayed, it's all enough to make Wolverine kind of, well, grumpy. But the worst is yet to come...as Logan discovers Contagion's master plan. It's a doozy and it will change the way you look at Wolverine.

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X-Factor #216

WRITTEN BY: PETER DAVID

PENCILS BY: EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

COVERS BY: DAVID YARDIN

Ever wonder how X-Factor manages to operate out in the open in a New York City where superhero-hating J. Jonah Jameson is the mayor? Well, here's where you find out, as jolly JJJ thrusts NYC's premiere detective agency into the midst of a murder investigation where the trail may lead them straight to...Jonah himself? Guest-starring the ever-amazing Spider-Man and the Black Cat!

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