Annihilation: Conquest Omnibus HC Annihilation: Conquest Omnibus HC - Written by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Keith Giffen, Christos Gage & Javier Grillo-Marxuach, art by Sean Chen, Brian Denham, Wellinton Alves, Paul Pelletier, Mike Perkins, Timothy Green II, Mike Lilly, Kyle Hotz & Tom Raney. Cover by Aleksi Briclot.

In the aftermath of the Annihilation War, a devastated galaxy struggles to rebuild.

The Nova Corps is destroyed, leaving only Richard Rider. Who will rise to guard the galaxy from the threat of Ultron?

When the Kree homeworld is invaded by the techno-organic Phalanx, Star-Lord must lead a ragtag team into battle behind enemy lines with a lineup that includes Mantis, Bug, Groot and Rocket Raccoon!

Meanwhile, the new Quasar seeks a mysterious savior - and Nova and Gamora are taken over by the Phalanx! Who is the haunted loner called Wraith? Can the New Mutants' Warlock free Nova? And what are Ultron and the Phalanx really after?

Collecting NOVA (2007) #1-12 and ANNUAL #1, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST PROLOGUE #1, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - STAR-LORD #1-4, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - QUASAR #1-4, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - WRAITH #1-4, ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST #1-6 and ANNIHILATION SAGA.

Rated T+ - 872 pgs./$125.00 - On Sale June 3rd


Infinity Gauntlet #2 Infinity Gauntlet #2 - Written by Gerry Duggan & Dustin Weaver, art and cover by Dustin Weaver. Variant Cover By TBA.

Thanos vs. Nova!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale June 17th


Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex HC Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex HC - Written by Sam Humphries, Brian Michael Bendis, Gerry Duggan, John Layman & Kelly Sue DeConnick, art by Ed McGuinness, Valerio Schiti, Paco Medina, Mahmud Asrar, Mike Mayhew, David Baldeon, Javier Garron & David Lopez with cover by Ed McGuinness.

The Black Vortex, an ancient artifact of immeasurable power, is now in Mr. Knife's hands! With billions of lives at stake, Star-Lord must steal it back - with the help of both the Guardians and the X-Men!

But as a schism forms between the heroes, Knife's Slaughter Squad closes in! Beast and Kitty must decipher the Vortex Book as Ronan, Nova and the Brood get involved, and Spartax falls!

The Vortex grants near-infinite power to Knife's forces; to counter them, the heroes will have to submit to its power themselves!

Will the X-Men and Guardians lose their humanity forever?

Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY & X-MEN: THE BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 and OMEGA #1, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #24-25, LEGENDARY STAR-LORD #9-11, ALL-NEW X-MEN #38-39, GUARDIANS TEAM-UP #3, NOVA (2013) #28, CYCLOPS (2014) #12, and CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #14.

Rated T+ - 312 pgs./$49.99 - On Sale June 24th

05/28/15 Nova-Related Sales Rankings!

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for comics in April.

Black Vortex: Omega #1 came in at #28 with a sales estimate of 55,955!

Nova #30 came in at #159 with a sales estimate of 18,635!

Nova #29 came in at #161 with a sales estimate of 18,228!

05/28/15 Nova In Marvel Fact Files #91!

The United Kingdom's Eaglemoss Collections will be including Sam Alexander Nova in Marvel Fact Files #91!

Marvel Fact Files is a weekly publication featuring in-depth looks at various Marvel characters.

#91 is schedule to be released in the United States on October 28th.

05/22/15 Nova #31 Cover & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Nova #31! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by David Baldeon.

Nova #31 is scheduled to be released on May 27th.

05/22/15 Infinity Gauntlet #1 Covers & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the covers and preview pages from Infinity Gauntlet #1! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan & Dustin Weaver with art by Dustin Weaver.

Infinity Gauntlet #1 is scheduled to be released on May 27th.

05/19/15 Infinity Gauntlet #4 Solicitation!

Infinity Gauntlet #4
Writer: Dustin Weaver
Artist: Dustin Weaver
Cover By: Dustin Weaver

It's all-out war for the Infinity Stones with the Bakian family at the center of it.

The fate of Battleworld hangs in the balance, but so does the fate of one family that has been torn apart.

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale August 26th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

05/04/15 Nova-Related Sales Rankings!

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for comics in March.

Nova #28 came in at #75 with a sales estimate of 29,175!

Nova Annual #1 came in at #120 with a sales estimate of 18,776!

04/30/15 Infinity Gauntlet #1 Press Release!

Marvel Press Release:

The stones are calling to one another, and the most powerful artifact in the Marvel Universe will be re-assembled in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1!

From blockbuster creators Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Dustin Weaver (Edge of Spider-Verse) comes an explosive cosmic tale of life, death, family and the things we do for survival.

Welcome to New Xandar to the south of Battleworld. Once a beautiful city-state, an invasion from a neighboring zone has left it a barren post-apocalyptic mess. In this hellish wasteland, Anwen Bakian and her family struggle and claw to survive. Mom left years ago to join the Nova Force, only she never came back.

Now it's just Anwen, her dad, sister and grandfather - all alone in a realm dominated by giant killer insects. Until she finds a mysterious stone that may or may not unlocks incredible cosmic power! Only, now she'll find herself begin hunted by those who seek the stone for their own - including the madman known as Thanos!

Witness the beginning of a hero's journey as a Duggan and Weaver flip the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe on its ear when the gauntlet is thrown in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1 - coming to comic shops and digital devices this May!

04/24/15 Nova #30 Cover & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Nova #30! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by David Baldeon.

Nova #30 is scheduled to be released on April 29th.

04/21/15 Infinity Gauntlet #3 Solicitation!

Infinity Gauntlet #3
Writers: Dustin Weaver & Gerry Duggan
Artist: Dustin Weaver
Cover By: Dustin Weaver
Variant Cover By: TBA

The search for the Infinity Stones continues.

The family finds themselves allied with Thanos. Don't they know Thanos can't be trusted? No. Someone please tell them!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale July 15th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

04/10/15 Nova #29 Cover & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Nova #29! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by David Baldeon.

Nova #29 is scheduled to be released on April 15th.

03/27/15 Nova On The Cover Of Ultimate End #4!

On his Tumblr page, Brian Michael Bendis revealed the cover art to Ultimate End #4.

Nova can be seen in the lower left hand corner.

The art is by Mark Bagley.

03/26/15 Nova In Marvel Fact Files #83!

The United Kingdom's Eaglemoss Collections will be including Rich Rider Nova in Marvel Fact Files #83!

Marvel Fact Files is a weekly publication featuring in-depth looks at various Marvel characters.

#83 is schedule to be released in the United States in August.

03/26/15 All-New, All-Different Avengers Creative Team!

The complete All-New, All-Different Avengers team and the title's creative team have been revealed!

The series will be written by Mark Waid with art by Mahmud Asrar and Laura Martin.

The first appearance of this group will be in the Free Comic Book Day issue of All-New, All-Different Avengers.

The issue is schedule to be released on May 2nd.

03/25/15 Nova In All-New, All-Different Avengers!

Marvel has revealed Nova as a member of the All-New, All-Different Avengers team!

The first appearance of this group will be in the Free Comic Book Day issue of All-New, All-Different Avengers.

The issue is schedule to be released on May 2nd.

03/23/15 Infinity Gauntlet Concept Art!

On his Tumblr page, Dustin Weaver has released some of the concept art for the upcoming Infinity Gauntlet series. Weaver is the co-writer and artist for the series.

The aliens in the concept art appear to be the ones who have attacked and decimated New Xandar.

03/20/15 Nova-Related Sales Rankings!

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for comics in February.

Nova #27 came in at #113 with a sales estimate of 19,168!

Guardians 3000 #5 came in at #119 with a sales estimate of 18,155!

03/20/15 Nova #28 Covers & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the covers and preview pages from Nova #28! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by David Baldeon.

Nova #28 is scheduled to be released on March 25th.

03/17/15 Infinity Gauntlet #2 Solicitation!

Infinity Gauntlet #2
Writers: Gerry Duggan & Dustin Weaver
Artist: Dustin Weaver
Cover By: Dustin Weaver
Variant Cover By: TBA

Thanos vs. Nova!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale June 17th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

03/17/15 Black Vortex HC Solicitation!

Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex HC
Writers: Sam Humphries, Brian Michael Bendis, Gerry Duggan, John Layman & Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists: Ed McGuinness, Valerio Schiti, Paco Medina, Mahmud Asrar, Mike Mayhew, David Baldeon, Javier Garron & David Lopez
Cover By: Ed McGuinness

The Black Vortex, an ancient artifact of immeasurable power, is now in Mr. Knife's hands! With billions of lives at stake, Star-Lord must steal it back - with the help of both the Guardians and the X-Men!

But as a schism forms between the heroes, Knife's Slaughter Squad closes in! Beast and Kitty must decipher the Vortex Book as Ronan, Nova and the Brood get involved, and Spartax falls!

The Vortex grants near-infinite power to Knife's forces; to counter them, the heroes will have to submit to its power themselves!

Will the X-Men and Guardians lose their humanity forever?

Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY & X-MEN: THE BLACK VORTEX ALPHA #1 and OMEGA #1, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #24-25, LEGENDARY STAR-LORD #9-11, ALL-NEW X-MEN #38-39, GUARDIANS TEAM-UP #3, NOVA (2013) #28, CYCLOPS (2014) #12, and CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #14.

Rated T+ - 312 pgs./$49.99 - On Sale in June

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

03/11/15 Nova's Helmet On Future Imperfect Cover!

Marvel has release a teaser image for the upcoming Secret Wars Future Imperfect series.

Nova's helmet can be seen in the lower right corner!

Future Imperfect is written by Peter David with art by Greg Land. It is scheduled for release on June 3rd.

03/06/15 Nova Annual #1 Covers & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the covers and preview pages from Nova Annual #1! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by David Baldeon.

Nova Annual #1 is scheduled to be released on March 11th.

02/19/15 Infinity Gauntlet Press Release!

Marvel Press Release:

The stones are calling to one another, and the most powerful artifact in the universe will be re-assembled in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1!

A brand new Secret Wars series launching this May, Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Dustin Weaver (Edge of Spider-Verse) bring you a cosmic tale of life, death and the things we do for survival.

"Editor Nick Lowe had discussed a family of Novas, and Dustin had some pretty spectacular ideas on the way in the door," says Gerry Duggan in an interview with Marvel.com. "It's a unique opportunity to showcase a family of survivors dealing with an alien invasion that was devastatingly successful."

Welcome to New Xandar, in the southern hemisphere of Battleworld. Once a beautiful city-state, an invasion from a neighboring zone has left it a barren post-apocalytpic mess. In this hellish wasteland, Anwen Bakian and her family struggle and claw to survive. Mom left years ago to join the Nova Force, and never came back. Now it's just her, her dad, sister and grandfather - all alone in a realm dominated by giant killer insects.

That is, until she finds a mysterious stone that may or may not unlock incredible cosmic power. Only, now she will find herself being hunted by those who seek the stone for their own - including the madman known as Thanos!

"If you want to see the most imaginative story and story-telling in comics," says Senior Editor Nick Lowe, "you better pick up INFINITY GAUNTLET."

A hero's journey like you've never seen before begins this May. Don't miss the start of an incredible new series from Duggan and Weaver that will flip the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe on its ear when the gauntlet is reborn in INFINITY GAUNTLET #1!

02/17/15 Infinity Gauntlet #1 Solicitation!

Infinity Gauntlet #1
Writers: Gerry Duggan & Dustin Weaver
Artist: Dustin Weaver
Cover By: Dustin Weaver
Variant Cover By: Adi Granov
Young Variant By: Skottie Young
Blank Variant also available

Think your life is hard? Anwen Bakian's family lives in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, scrounging for food and avoiding giant bugs intent on eating them.

Mom left years ago to join the Nova force and never came back. So it's just Anwen, her dad, her sister and her grandpa against the huge insects.

That is, until she finds a mysterious stone that may or may not hold incredible cosmic power.

Don't miss this incredible new series by DEADPOOL writer Gerry Duggan and EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE writer/artist Dustin Weaver that will set the cosmic table for the Marvel Universe for years to come!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale May 27th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

02/17/15 Nova #31 Solicitation!

Nova #31
Writer: Gerry Duggan
Artist: David Baldeon
Cover By: Orphans Cheeps

The world is under threat and it's up to Sam Alexander, A.K.A. Nova, and his friends Beta Ray Bill, Doc Green, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Cosmo to save the planet.

You won't believe the end of this issue!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale May 27th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

02/17/15 Nova-Related Sales Rankings!

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for comics in January.

Guardians 3000 #4 came in at #106 with a sales estimate of 20,318!

Nova #26 came in at #112 with a sales estimate of 19,639!

02/17/15 New Nova In Infinity Gauntlet Series!

Marvel has released concept art and info about a new Infinity Gauntlet series to be released after the Secret Wars event.

The series will include a new Nova named Anwen Bakian. Bakian lives with her father, sister and grandfather in a post-apocalyptic wasteland and finds a cosmic stone which changes their lives.

The Bakians appear to become a family of Novas with different colored armors. The grandfather in green, the father in blue, Anwen in red and her sister in purple.

The Infinity Gauntlet series will be written by Gerry Duggan and Dustin Weaver. The artist for the series and the concept art is Dustin Weaver.

Art and info is courtesy of the LA Times' Hero Complex.

02/14/15 Hasbro Reveals Nova Super Hero Masher!

At Toy Fair 2015, Hasbro revealed a number of new figures.

One of them is the Nova Super Hero Masher!! The figure is of Richard Rider in his Nova Prime uniform.

The figure is expected to be released this fall.

02/13/15 Nova #27 Cover & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Nova #27! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by John Timms.

Nova #27 is scheduled to be released on February 18th.

01/30/15 Black Vortex: Alpha Covers & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Black Vortex: Alpha #1! The issue is written by Sam Humphries with art by Ed McGuinness.

Black Vortex: Alpha #1 is scheduled to be released on February 4th.

01/23/15 Nova #26 Cover & Preview Pages!

Marvel has released the cover and preview pages from Nova #26! The issue is written by Gerry Duggan with art by John Timms.

Nova #26 is scheduled to be released on January 28th.

01/19/15 Nova-Related Sales Rankings!

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for comics in December.

Guardians 3000 #3 came in at #100 with a sales estimate of 25,509!

Nova #25 came in at #116 with a sales estimate of 21,805!

01/19/15 Nova #29 & #30 Solicitations!

Nova #29 & #30
Writer: Gerry Duggan
Artist: David Baldeon
Cover By: Orphans Cheeps

Hot out of the Black Vortex Crossover, Nova is back on Earth!

But problems have followed him back to Earth and this arc will test Sam more than anything ever has before.

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale April 15th & April 29th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

01/19/15 Black Vortex: Omega #1 Solicitation!

Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Omega #1
Writer: Sam Humphries
Artist: Ed McGuinness
Cover By: Ed McGuinness
Connecting Variant Cover B by Alexander Lozano
Cosmicly Enhanced Variant by Andrea Sorrentino

THE BLACK VORTEX ENDS HERE!

When an entire planet, and potentially the entire galaxy, is caught in the crosshairs of Knife's cosmically empowered forces, the Guardians and the X-Men face their final test.

With billions of lives at stake, our heroes are forced to make the ultimate sacrifice.

But in gaining the power to potentially defeat Knife, by submitting to the Black Vortex, could they have given up their humanity forever?

Rated T+ - 40 pgs./$4.99 - On Sale April 22nd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

01/19/15 Guardians 3000 #7 Solicitation!

Guardians 3000 #7
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Gerardo Sandoval
Cover By: Gerardo Sandoval

Welcome to 21st Century Earth, Guardians. Meet... The Guardians of the Galaxy!

The Guardians meet the Guardians... what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Guest starring Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Drax, Gamora, Star-Lord... and Star-Lord... and... time-travel craziness!

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale April 8th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

01/15/15 Nova Drawing In Avengers: No More Bullying!

Sam Alexander Nova appears as a drawing in a boy's notebook in Avengers: No More Bullying #1.

The issue went on sale January 7th.

Special thanks to Tom Brennan for the heads-up!

01/08/15 McGuinness's Black Vortex CE Nova Design!

Marvel has released a look at Ed McGuinness's design for the Cosmically Enhanced Nova!

This version of Sam Alexander will be appearing in the Black Vortex cosmic event.

Black Vortex launches with The Black Vortex Alpha #1 scheduled to be released on February 4th!

01/06/15 Sign The Return Rich Rider (R3) Petition!

If you would like to see the return of Rich Rider as Nova Prime (and who wouldn't!?), now's a chance to let your voice be heard!

The Return Rich Rider (R3) Petition has been added to the right side of the site.

Feel free to sign the petition and it will be forwarded to Marvel at a later date!

01/06/15 NOVA POLL RESULTS!

The question was: "GotG's Original Sin/Rich Rider arc?"

The results (193 total votes):
     Loved it! - 11% (21 votes)
     It was okay. - 35% (68 votes)
     Hated it! - 54% (104 votes)

Thanks to everyone who voted!

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Month of May, 2015 -
05/28 Added April sales info to News.
05/28 Added Marvel Fact Files #91 to News.
05/22 Added previews for Nova #31 to News.
05/22 Added previews for Inf. Gauntlet #1 to News.
05/19 Added Infinity Gauntlet #4 solicit to News.
05/13 Added Nova #30 summary to Nova 2013.
05/04 Added March sales info to News.

Month of April, 2015 -
04/30 Added IG #1 press release to News.
04/24 Added previews for Nova #30 to News.
04/23 Added Phil Hester sketch to Sketches.
04/22 Added Nova #29 summary to Nova 2013.
04/21 Added July solicitations to News.
04/10 Added previews for Nova #29 to News.
04/09 Added Nova 619 Guide to FanWorks.

Month of March, 2015 -
03/27 Added Ultimate End #4 to News.
03/27 Added Nova #28 summary to Nova 2013.
03/26 Added Marvel Fact Files #83 to News.
03/26 Added more Avengers info to News.
03/25 Added Avengers info to News.
03/23 Added IG concept art to News.
03/20 Added February sales info to News.
03/20 Added previews for Nova #28 to News.
03/17 Added June solicitations to News.
03/13 Added Annual #1 summary to Nova 2013.
03/11 Added Future Imperfect to News.
03/11 Added Nova #27 summary to Nova 2013.
03/06 Added previews for Annual #1 to News.

Month of February, 2015 -
02/19 Added IG Press Release to News.
02/17 Added May solicitations to News.
02/17 Added January sales info to News.
02/17 Added SW Infinity Gauntlet to News.
02/14 Added Hasbro's Nova Masher to News.
02/13 Added previews for Nova #27 to News.
02/12 Added Nova #26 summary to Nova 2013.

Month of January, 2015 -
01/30 Added previews for Black Vortex #1 to News.
01/23 Added new fan fiction to FanWorks.
01/23 Added previews for Nova #26 to News.
01/19 Added December sales info to News.
01/19 Added April solicitations to News.
01/15 Added Avengers: NMB #1 to News.
01/08 Added CE Nova design to News.
01/06 Added R3 Petition to the site.
01/06 Changed poll/posted results to News.

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