Guardians of the Galaxy #20 Guardians of the Galaxy #20 - Written by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Ed McGuinness with cover by Ed McGuinness. Hasbro Variant Cover. Stomp Out Bullying variant cover by TBA.

The FINAL CHAPTER of what really happened in the Cancerverse!

Remember when Star-Lord and Nova were going to sacrifice their lives to take out Thanos?

And remember how Drax was supposed to have died?

Well, Nova seems to be the only one missing now. Time to get some answers here!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale October 29th


Nova #22 Nova #22 - Written by Gerry Duggan, art by Federico Santagati with cover by Federico Santagati. Deadpool 75th variant cover by TBA.

It's Halloween and Nova goes to Westchester to join the students of the Jean Grey School for trick-or-treating!

With Beast chaperoning, what sort of trouble can the kids get into? LOTS!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale October 29th


Nova #23 Nova #23 - Written by Gerry Duggan, art by David Baldeon with cover by Zachary Montoya.

Nova faces... is that the Hulk?

Find out why they're fighting and just how Sam thinks he has a chance!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale November 12th

6/24/09 Nova Day at Alter Ego in Marion, Iowa!

To celebrate the release of Nova #26 (making the current series the longest in Nova's history), Alter Ego in Marion, Iowa, held Nova Day!

A cake with Nova frosting was served to Alter Ego's customers. Anyone who bought a copy of Nova #26, a back issue of Nova or Nova TPB was entered into a drawing for a copy of the Nova Premiere Edition HC.

Also, customers to the store could sign a congratulations card which will be sent to Marvel.

Special thanks to Erin and Jeremy of Alter Ego for letting me put together the celebration and for their participation!


6/19/09 Six Preview Pages of Nova #26!

Marvel has released six preview pages and the cover from Nova #26! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale June 24th!


6/17/09 New Nova Appearance - Wolverine OML #72!

Nova's helmet appears in a display case in Wolverine Old Man Logan #72.

Special Thanks to Rey and Tom Brennan for the heads-up!

6/15/09 Nova #29 Solicitation!

Nova #29 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Kevin Sharpe with cover by Brandon Peterson.

"Starstalker" part 1 of 2!

How has the aftermath of the War of Kings affected the newly reborn and viciously battered Nova Corps? When the universe is changed, who is left to protect and serve the innocents? Out of the devastation - and from Marvel's cosmic past - strides a mysterious new threat...and an unexpected ally!

Find out who in the latest issue of the series that ComicPants.com calls, "a consistently entertaining and enjoyable read...If you haven't been reading Nova you are missing out on one of Marvel's best written books."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale September 23rd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

6/15/09 Nova #25 Sales Ranking!

Nova #25 was ranked #75 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 26,171.

6/11/09 First Look at Five Preview Pages of Nova #26!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has provided an exclusive first look at five preview pages from Nova #26! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale June 24th!

Special Thanks to Bill for the scans!


6/9/09 CBR Exclusive: Nova #26 Variant Cover!

Comic Book Resources has an exclusive look at the variant cover to Nova #26. The 80's variant is to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Marvel Comics.

The retailer incentive cover will be distributed in a 1 to 10 ratio (one variant to every 10 standard copies ordered).

Image Courtesy of: Comic Book Resources

5/28/09 First Look at Nova #28 Variant Cover!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has provided a first look at the variant cover to Nova #28 done by Mike Perkins. The variant is to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Marvel Comics.

The published cover will also include a frame featuring a number of Marvel characters including Nova.

Thanks, Bill!

5/22/09 Eight Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #25!

Marvel has released eight preview pages and the cover from Nova #25! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe.

The issue is on sale May 28th!


5/20/09 Nova in Hasbro's Superhero Squad!

Nova is one of the characters to be featured in Hasbro's Superhero Squad! He is part of a two pack along with the Hulk. The two-pack is part of Wave 15 in the series and is scheduled to be released soon.

The picture is courtesy of the folks at MarvelousNews.com!

5/19/09 Nova #24 Sales Ranking!

Nova #24 was ranked #91 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 26,238.

5/19/09 Nova #28 Solicitation!

Nova #28 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Daniel Acuna. 70th Frame Variant by Mike Perkins.

A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! It's the final showdown between Nova with the surviving members of the Nova Corps against the most ruthless members of the Shi'Ar Imperial Guard! Can Rich survive and can he save the life of his brother, Robbie, who finds himself caught between the ruthless Ravenous and murderous Strontian?

Be there and find out why ComicPants.com raves: "The level of writing, creativity and just the sheer level of comic book joy that each issue holds amazes me every single time."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale August 26th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

5/14/09 Nova on Marvel's 70th Anniversary Covers!

Nova is one of the characters to be featured on the frame which appears on all of the variant covers to celebrate Marvel's 70th Anniversary in August.

Nova #28 will be one of the issues to feature a 70th Anniversary variant cover.

5/14/09 Six Preview Pages of Nova #25!

Marvel has released six preview pages from Nova #25! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe.

The issue is on sale May 27th!


5/7/09 NOVA POLL RESULTS!

The question was: "Would you like to see a Nova Corps spinoff?"

The results (423 total votes):
     Yes, I'd buy it. - 35.5% (150 votes)
     Yes, but only if DnA write it. - 27.0% (114 votes)
     No. - 37.6% (159 votes)

Thanks to everyone who voted!

4/24/09 Eight Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #24!

Marvel has released eight preview pages and the cover from Nova #24! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale April 29th!


4/21/09 Nova #27 Solicitation!

Nova #27 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Daniel Acuna.

Rocketing into the thick of the merciless cosmic action, Nova Prime battles to rescue the novice Corps Centurions caught in the crossfire! Most of all he's desperate to save Robbie Rider, who's missing in action! But the danger's coming from all sides: Ravenous! Blastaar! Strontian and the Praetorians!

Not everyone's going to walk away from this clash, so pull on your helmet and find out why ComicsBulletin.com calls NOVA "...one of the best titles being produced by Marvel right now."

Rated T+ ...$2.99 - On Sale July 22nd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

4/17/09 Preview Cover to Nova #28!

On Marvel's MyCup o' Joe, Marvel's Editor-In-Chief Joe Quesada released a preview of the cover to Nova #28!

4/17/09 Nova #24 Delayed a Week.

Nova #24 will be shipping on April 29th, not on the 22nd as previously scheduled.

4/15/09 Nova #23 Sales Ranking!

Nova #23 was ranked #62 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 26,409.

4/10/09 Three More Preview Pages of Nova #24!

Marvel has released three additional preview pages from Nova #24! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

Also, this week's Cup O' Joe segment is hosted by Abnett and Lanning!

The issue is on sale April 22nd!


4/7/09 Six Preview Pages of Nova #24!

Marvel has released six preview pages from Nova #24! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale April 22nd!


3/23/09 Nova #26 Solicitation!

Nova #26 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils and inks by Andrea DiVito with cover by Daniel Acuna. An 80s Decade Variant will also be available.

A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! He's back! Nova Prime goes to war! It's high tech, full throttle sci-fi combat mayhem as the Human Rocket blasts into the firestorm to find and rescue the Corps Centurions swept up in the catastrophe! And one of them is a certain Robbie Rider... missing and presumed dead!

It's not too late to join the latest cosmic event in a jump-on-board issue of the book Aint It Cool News calls "a new classic in Marvel's line-up."

Rated T+ ...$2.99 - On Sale June 24th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

3/20/09 Eight Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #23!

Marvel has released eight preview pages and the cover from Nova #23! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale March 25th!


3/16/09 Nova #22 Sales Ranking and Number Sold!

Nova #22 was ranked #72 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 25,064.

3/3/09 Four Preview Pages of Nova #23!

Marvel has released four preview pages from Nova #23! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale March 25th!

Make sure to check out marvel.com's interview with Nova artist Andrea DiVito!


2/26/09 Bowen's 2nd Nova Statue / Pre-Order!

The second of two Nova statues by Bowen Designs is now available for pre-order at Bowen Designs website.

The statue measures 15 inches tall, is priced at $175 and scheduled to ship in the fall. It was sculpted by the Kucharek Brothers.

2/20/09 Five More Preview Pages of Nova #22!

Marvel has released five preview pages from Nova #22! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale February 25th!

Art is courtesy of Marvel.


2/17/09 Six Preview Pages of Nova #22!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has supplied six preview pages from Nova #22! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale February 25th!

Special Thanks to Bill for the scans!


2/17/09 Nova #25 Solicitation!

Nova #25 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils and inks by Andrea DiVito with cover by Daniel Acuna.

The Nova Corps rushes to the front line of the terrible conflagration between the Shi'Ar Imperium and the Kree Empire - and gets decimated! To save them, Richard Rider must wrest control of the Nova Force from no less than the Worldmind itself!

Be prepared for shocks and surprises in this stunning showdown issue of the series that has Aint It Cool News raving "a gem of a comic...just buy this book"!

Rated T+ ...$2.99 - On Sale May 27th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

2/17/09 Nova #21 Sales Ranking and Number Sold!

Nova #21 was ranked #71 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 25,647.

1/28/09 Bowen's 1st Nova Statue in Previews!

The first of two Nova statues by Bowen Designs is now available for pre-order in the Previews catalog (Items shipping in April 2009).

The statue measures over 12 inches tall, is priced at $170 and scheduled to ship in May. It was sculpted by the Kucharek Brothers.

The Nova statue can also be ordered at Bowen Designs website.

1/23/09 Seven More Preview Pages of Nova #21!

Marvel has released seven preview pages from Nova #21! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Wellinton Alves and Scott Hanna.

The issue is on sale January 28th!

Art is courtesy of Marvel.


1/22/09 Three Preview Pages of Nova #21!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has supplied three preview pages from Nova #21! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Wellinton Alves and Scott Hanna.

The issue is on sale January 28th!

Special Thanks to Bill for the scans!


1/21/09 Bowen Designs Nova Statue - Painted!

Randy Bowen of Bowen Designs released photos of the painted modern Nova statue.

This gorgeous statue is the second of two scheduled to be released this year.

Special Thanks to Randy and Bowen Designs for the scan!

1/20/09 Nova #20 Sales Ranking and Number Sold!

Nova #20 was ranked #87 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 29,405.

1/20/09 Nova #24 Solicitation!

Nova #24 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Daniel Acuna.

A WAR OF KINGS tie-in! As the Shi'Ar and the Kree's cataclysmic battle explodes across the cosmos, Richard Rider is forced to fight the one opponent he never wanted to: the ancient power that made him Nova in the first place! Yes, it's time for another of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning's trademark jaw-dropping plot swerves!

Plus: Please welcome new series artist Andrea DiVito (ANNIHILATION) to the book that Aint It Cool News says is packed with "twists and turns, thrills and scares, cool stuff and awesomely jaw-droppingly cool stuff!"

Rated T+ ...$2.99 - On Sale April 22nd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

1/16/09 Condor Appearance - Guardians/Galaxy #9!

The Nova villain Condor appears in Guardians of the Galaxy #9.

He is one of a number of super-villains held in the 42 prison inside the Negative Zone!

The issue goes on sale January 21st.

1/15/09 New Nova Appearance - Skaar Son of Hulk #6!

Nova appears as a statue in Skaar: Son of Hulk #6.

Special Thanks to Darren Blackburn for the heads-up!

1/8/09 New Nova Appearance - War of Kings Saga!

Nova appears on the cover and on one page of War of Kings Saga.

The comic is free and now available at comic book shops.

1/8/09 New Nova Appearance - New Warriors #19 v4!

Nova appears in the background of one panel in New Warriors #19 (v4). He's in a picture of the New Warriors on the wall of Dwayne Taylor's office in an alternate future.

Special Thanks to Timelord4912 for the heads-up!

1/5/09 'The Man Called Nova' Article in Back Issue #33!

Back Issue #33 features an article on the history of 'The Man Called Nova' series. The article includes interviews with Marv Wolfman, Len Wein, Sal Buscema and Carmine Infantino!

The magazine is published by TwoMorrows and is scheduled to ship March 18th.

Back Issue #33 is now available in the Previews catalog (Items shipping in March 2009) for $6.95. It is also available on TwoMorrows's website for $5.91.

1/5/09 Kotobukiya's Nova Statue in Previews!

Japanese statue maker Kotobukiya is releasing a Nova statue! The statue measures over 15 inches high and has special enchancements.

Those include special glow in the dark paint on the eyes and three energy regulators that are on the chest. The removable base of the statue will have an LED light inside to give it an energetic glow!

The statue will be available in June of 2009 and was done by sculptor Junnosuke Abe.

It is now available in the Previews catalog (Items shipping in March 2009) for $175.

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Month of June, 2009 -
06/30 Added Kotobukiya statue to Products.
06/24 Added Celebrate Nova Day to News.
06/22 Added new Nova art to FanWorks.
06/19 Added Nova #25's issue summary to Issues.
06/19 Added six pages of Nova #26 to News.
06/17 Added Wolverine OML #72 to News.
06/15 Added new Nova art to FanWorks.
06/15 Added Nova #29 solicitation to News.
06/15 Added Nova #25 sales ranking to News.
06/11 Added five pages of Nova #26 to News.
06/09 Added Nova #26 variant cover to News.

Month of May, 2009 -
05/28 Added Nova #28 variant cover to News.
05/26 Added Vinnie Archer's art to FanWorks.
05/22 Added eight pages of Nova #25 to News.
05/20 Added Superhero Squad Nova to News.
05/19 Added Nova #24 sales ranking to News.
05/19 Added Nova #28 solicitation to News.
05/14 Added 70th Ann. cover frame to News.
05/14 Added six pages of Nova #25 to News.
05/11 Added Nova #24's issue summary to Issues.
05/11 Added Bowen statue to Statues/Mini-Busts.
05/11 Added Hasbro figure to Action Figures.
05/11 Added two covers to Unpublished Works.
05/07 Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of April, 2009 -
04/24 Added eight pages of Nova #24 to News.
04/21 Added Nova #27 solicitation to News.
04/17 Added Nova #28 cover to News.
04/17 Added Nova #24 delay to News.
04/15 Added Nova #23 sales ranking to News.
04/11 Added D. Kuang's art to FanWorks.
04/11 Added Cortez/Brandon DP's art to FanWorks.
04/10 Added 3 more pages of Nova #24 to News.
04/07 Added six pages of Nova #24 to News.
04/04 Added Nova #23's issue summary to Issues.

Month of March, 2009 -
03/23 Added Nova #26 solicitation to News.
03/20 Added eight pages of Nova #23 to News.
03/17 Added Rey Hiracheta's art to FanWorks.
03/16 Added Nova #22 sales ranking to News.
03/08 Added Nova #22's issue summary to Issues.
03/06 Added Perez/Hang sketch to Sketches.
03/04 Added DiVito/Hang interview to Interviews.
03/03 Added four pages of Nova #23 to News.
03/01 Added George Perez sketch to Sketches.
03/01 Added Cosmic Book News to Awards.
03/01 Added Omar Baez's wallpapers to FanWorks.
03/01 Added Mark Hill's wallpaper to FanWorks.

Month of February, 2009 -
02/26 Added Bowen pre-order info to News.
02/24 Added Rey Hiracheta's sign to FanWorks.
02/20 Added five pages of Nova #22 to News.
02/17 Added six pages of Nova #22 to News.
02/17 Added Nova #25 solicitation to News.
02/17 Added Nova #21 sales ranking to News.
02/09 Added multiple entries to Alternovas.
02/08 Added Nova minimate to Products.
02/06 Added Nova #21's issue summary to Issues.

Month of January, 2009 -
01/28 Added Bowen pre-order info to News.
01/23 Added seven pages of Nova #21 to News.
01/22 Added three pages of Nova #21 to News.
01/22 Added Nova VS card to Products/Cards.
01/21 Added Bowen statue photos to News.
01/20 Added Nova #20 sales ranking to News.
01/20 Added Nova #24 solicitation to News.
01/16 Added Guardians/Galaxy #9 to News.
01/15 Added Skaar: Son of Hulk #6 to News.
01/08 Added Vinnie Archer's art to FanWorks.
01/08 Added War of Kings Saga to News.
01/08 Added New Warriors #19 to News.
01/05 Added Back Issue #33 to News.
01/05 Added Kotobukiya statue info to News.

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