New Warriors #8 New Warriors #8 - Written by Christopher Yost, art by Marcus To with cover by Takeshi Miyagawa.

Haechi, the Inhuman member of the New Warriors, is faced with a difficult choice.

Jake Waffles and Mister Whiskers are back again, but are they friend or foe?

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale August 6th


Nova Special #1 Nova Special #1 - Written by Sean Ryan, art by John Timms with cover by Gary Choo.

CONCLUSION TO THE UNCANNY X-MEN/IRON MAN/NOVA CROSSOVER - "NO END IN SIGHT"

Nova gets tied up into an adventure with the Uncanny X-Men and Iron Man that takes him half-way across the galaxy.

See three of the best books at Marvel collide!

Rated T - 40 pgs./$4.99 - On Sale August 13th


Nova #20 Nova #20 - Written by Gerry Duggan, art by David Baldeon with cover by Dave Williams.

ORIGINAL SIN tie-in! GUEST-STARRING ROCKET RACCOON!

The secrets of the Black Novas and Sam Alexander's dad have been revealed.

Sam's world is torn apart, but can he come out of this stronger?

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale August 20th

12/23/09 Five Exclusive Pages of MASH #19!

Editor Nate Cosby has provided five exclusive preview pages from Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #19!

The issue is written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Niko Henrichon. The issue is on sale January 13th!

Special Thanks to Nate Cosby for the scans!

12/23/09 Iron Man: Supernova FCBD 2010 Edition!

Iron Man: Supernova FCBD 2010 Edition - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Craig Rousseau with cover by Ed McGuinness.

What happens when an armored billionaire teams up with a hot-headed, cosmic-powered teen to fight a trio of massively-powered super-apes?

Find out when Iron Man and Nova take on Red Ghost and The Super-Apes!

Out-numbered, the Golden Avenger and the Human Rocket will have to trust an apparent traitor in the gorillas' midst if they are to survive and save an entire city.

Will they succeed or are they being played? Find out in this all-new, action-packed adventure, which happens to be FREE!

Rated All Ages ...Free - Available May 1st

12/22/09 Marvel Adv. Super Heroes #21 Solicitation!

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #21 - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Craig Rousseau with cover by Clayton Henry.

FINAL ISSUE! Who remembers Gary Gaunt? Considered a monster during World War II, he was secretly dropped behind German lines so his terrible "Jekyll and Hyde" transformations would disrupt the German war effort.

Gaunt...forgotten by society, has been able to control his hideous transformations for over 60 years...but when his special serum is stolen, Nova and the Avengers find themselves at ground zero with the strangest man/monster of them all!

Rated All Ages ...$2.99 - On Sale March 10th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

12/22/09 Nova #35 Solicitation!

Nova #35 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Mahmud A. Asrar with cover by Brandon Peterson.

A REALM OF KINGS ISSUE! In The Fault, where anything is possible and cosmic terrors are born, two eternal forces meet in shattering conflict - and Nova is caught right in the middle!

With a fabulous cast of guest stars - including Mr. Fantastic, Black Bolt and some jaw-dropping foes - the time-slipping saga of the Sphinx comes to its galaxy-shaking conclusion!

Who will be the last man standing in the series that has CosmicBookNews.com raving: "With intriguing stories, captivating drama, high concepts, and bare knuckled action-NOVA is the best cosmic comic in the business."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale March 3rd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

12/17/09 Four Preview Pages of Nova #33!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has supplied four preview pages to Nova #33!

Nova #33 is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning with art by Andrea DiVito and is on sale January 6th!

Special Thanks to Bill Rosemann for the scans!

12/11/09 Nova Panel - RoK: Imperial Guard #2

Nova appears in a flashback panel of Realm of Kings: Imperial Guard #2.

The issue went on sale December 9th.

Special Thanks to Tom Brennan for the heads-up!

12/08/09 Nova #31 Sales Ranking!

Nova #31 was ranked #94 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold (according to ICv2.com) was 22,928.

11/30/09 Seven Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #32!

Marvel has released seven preview pages and the cover from Nova #32! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale December 2nd!

11/20/09 Six Preview Pages of Nova #32!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has supplied six preview pages to Nova #32!

Nova #32 is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning with art by Andrea DiVito and is on sale December 2nd!

Special Thanks to Bill Rosemann for the scans!

11/16/09 Marvel Adv. Super Heroes #20 Solicitation!

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #20 - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Chris Samnee.

Diablo is back, and as an alchemist who can control earth, air, fire and water, he's one of the most deadly threats the Avengers have ever faced.

But, who is controlling Diablo, and will the captive Iron Man learn the answer in time to save his life, and the lives of his teammates?

Rated All Ages ...$2.99 - On Sale February 10th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

11/16/09 Nova #34 Solicitation!

Nova #34 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Brandon Peterson. Special Variant Cover by TBA

A REALM OF KINGS TIE-IN: GUEST-STARRING MR. FANTASTIC AND BLACK BOLT!

On a world of dark sorcery, Nova and his surprising allies battle the ancient evil of the Sphinx, but what are they really fighting for?

The Human Rocket could rewrite the course of history and save thousands of lives - including the life of his true love. But should he, or is the alternative too terrible to contemplate?

Classic foes, great guest-stars and more cosmic thrills await you in the next issue of the series that Aint It Cool News calls "Bar none, one of the consistently best comics Marvel puts out...Those of you who aren't checking this one out should be ashamed of yourselves."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale February 3rd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

11/13/09 Two Preview Pages of Realm of Kings #1!

Marvel has released preview pages and the cover from Realm of Kings #1! Below are two of the pages which feature Nova and the cover. The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Mahmud Asrar and Leonardo Manco.

The issue is on sale November 18th!

11/10/09 Nova #30 Sales Ranking!

Nova #30 was ranked #92 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold (according to ICv2.com) was 22,845.

11/04/09 Nova in Marvel Zombies: Evil Evolution

Nova Zombie appears in a couple of panels of Marvel Zombies: Evil Evolution.

The issue went on sale November 4th.

Special Thanks to Tom Brennan for the heads-up!

11/03/09 Seven Exclusive Pages of MASH #18!

Editor Nate Cosby has provided seven exclusive preview pages from Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #18!

The issue is written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Niko Henrichon. The issue is on sale December 9th!

Special Thanks to Nate Cosby for the scans!

10/30/09 Six Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #31!

Marvel has released six preview pages and the cover from Nova #31! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale November 4th!

10/25/09 Nova Panel - Avengers: The Initiative #28

Nova appears in a flashback panel of Avengers: The Initiative #28.

The issue went on sale September 23rd.

Special Thanks to Mark Fletcher for the heads-up!

10/23/09 Six Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #30!

Marvel has released six preview pages and the cover from Nova #30! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe.

The issue is on sale October 28th!

10/20/09 Nova #29 Sales Ranking!

Nova #29 was ranked #104 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold (according to ICv2.com) was 23,924.

10/19/09 Nova #33 Solicitation!

Nova #33 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Brandon Peterson.

A REALM OF KINGS ISSUE!

The Riddle of the Sphinx continues as Nova and Darkhawk find themselves teamed up with Black Bolt? But isn't he dead? Are these three very different heroes just pawns in the Sphinx's vast game, or can they break out and unravel his dark cosmic scheme?

What exactly is the Sphinx trying to achieve and can any force in the universe stop him?

The answers await in the book CosmicBookNews.com crowns "A masterstroke of superheroic military science-fiction."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale January 6th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

10/19/09 Marvel Adv. Super Heroes #19 Solicitation!

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #19 - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Niko Henrichon.

The Avengers have barely moved into their new mansion before they have their first visitor, the super villain known as the Plant Man.

But Plant Man isn't crashing the party, he's asking for help in his battle against a violently berserk Silver Surfer, an interstellar powerhouse intent on planting the Plant Man.

How much will the Avengers put on the line to protect a super villain, and can even the assembled Avengers stand against the Power Cosmic?

Rated All Ages ...$2.99 - On Sale January 13th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

10/13/09 6 Exclusive Preview Pages of Nova #30 & #31!

Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, has supplied six preview pages (three for Nova #30 and three for Nova #31) to the next two upcoming issues of Nova!

Nova #30 is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe and is on sale October 28th!

Nova #31 is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito and is on sale November 4th!

Special Thanks to Bill Rosemann for the scans!

10/05/09 Sneak Peek at Nova #33's Cover!

Marvel has released a sneak peek at the cover to Nova #33!

The cover is done by Brandon Peterson.

Nova #33 is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and will be released in January.


9/30/09 Nova Appearance - Marvel Zombies Return #5

Nova appears in a panel of Marvel Zombies Return #5.

The issue went on sale September 30th.

Special Thanks to Tom Brennan for the heads-up!

9/23/09 Nova Appearance - Marvel Zombies Return #2

Nova Zombie appears on the cover to the second printing of Marvel Zombies Return #2.

Special Thanks to Arune Singh for the cover scan!


9/21/09 Nova #32 Solicitation!

Nova #32 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Brandon Peterson.

A REALM OF KINGS story!

It's the long-awaited and shattering return of one of the Human Rocket's greatest foes...the Sphinx! Nova and Darkhawk are missing and presumed dead - and they really will be dead if they don't put aside their roles of hunter and hunted!

Can the galaxy's top cop team up with the galaxy's most wanted to stop a rising menace from the past...and the future?

Find out what a huge threat the immortal Sphinx poses to the Marvel Universe, and discover why CosmicBookNews.com raves "tightly paced, beautiful to behold, exciting, and fun...from beginning to end, NOVA will keep you on the edge of your seat."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale December 2nd

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

9/21/09 Marvel Adv. Super Heroes #18 Solicitation!

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #18 - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Niko Henrichon.

The Avengers assemble with two new team members, one a cocky rookie with cosmic powers, and another the world's most talented secret agent.

But will even the combined powers of the Mighty Avengers be a match for the ghost of an old world giant that's been terrorizing Britain?

It's a new Avengers versus the Old World, with the life of an entire village at stake!

Rated All Ages ...$2.99 - On Sale December 9th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

9/18/09 Seven Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #29!

Marvel has released seven preview pages and the cover from Nova #29! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe.

The issue is on sale September 23rd!

9/14/09 Nova #28 Sales Ranking!

Nova #28 was ranked #83 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 27,009.

9/10/09 Nova Appearance - Marvel Zombies Return #1

Nova's helmet appears on the cover to the second printing of Marvel Zombies Return #1.

Special Thanks to Arune Singh for the info and cover scan and to Timelord for the heads-up!


9/10/09 Three Exclusive Preview Pages of Nova #29!

Nova's editor Bill Rosemann has provided three exclusive preview pages from Nova #29! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Kevin Sharpe.

The issue is on sale September 23rd! Thanks, Bill!


9/6/09 NOVA POLL RESULTS!

The question was: "After War of Kings, Centurion Robert Rider will most likely..."

The results (501 total votes):
     survive as a Centurion - 36.7% (184 votes)
     survive but powerless - 51.3% (257 votes)
     end up dead - 12.0% (60 votes)

Thanks to everyone who voted!

8/21/09 Six Preview Pages & Cover of Nova #28!

Marvel has released six preview pages and the cover from Nova #28! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale August 26th!


8/17/09 Nova #31 Solicitation!

Nova #31 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Andrea DiVito with cover by Brandon Peterson.

A REALM OF KINGS story!

Torn between duty and friendship, the galaxy's #1 lawman hunts for the most wanted man in the universe: Darkhawk! Determined to bring an assassin to justice, Rich Rider will rocket into the universe's most dangerous new location: The Fault!

Former friends collide in the latest chapter in the comic that Aint It Cool News calls "one of my favorite Marvel books...a hidden gem."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale November 4th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

8/17/09 Marvel Adv. Super Heroes #17 Solicitation!

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #17 - Written by Paul Tobin, pencils by Ig Guara with cover by Niko Henrichon.

A living legend. A divine warrior. An armored knight. synthetic man. A cosmic woman. A spy. A rookie.

Separately, they are some of the most powerful beings on the planet, but when a great tragedy brings these seven together, they will become far more than individuals, they will become something more.

Join up-and-coming writer PAUL TOBIN and artist IG GUARA (Lockjaw & the Pet Avengers) for this newest launch in the revamped Marvel Adventures line!

Rated All Ages ...$2.99 - On Sale November 11th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

8/17/09 Nova #27 Sales Ranking!

Nova #27 was ranked #76 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 25,677.

8/13/09 Additional Preview Page of Nova #28!

Bill Rosemann has provided an additional preview pages from Nova #28!

The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale August 26th!

Thanks, Bill!

8/11/09 A Sneak Peek at Nova #31's Cover!

Marvel has provided a look at the cover to Nova #31 done by Brandon Peterson!

Nova #31 goes on sale in November.

8/9/09 Realm of Kings and Nova!

During the Mondo Marvel panel at Chicago Comic-Con, a follow up series to War of Kings called Realm of Kings by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning was announced. Nova's tie-in issues will run from #31 - #35.

For more on Realm of Kings, read my interview with DnA!

7/30/09 Nova #28's Variant Cover!

Marvel has provided a look at the variant cover to Nova #28 done by Mike Perkins! The variant is to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Marvel Comics.

The cover includes a frame featuring a number of Marvel characters including Nova.

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

7/28/09 Three Preview Pages of Nova #28!

Marvel has released three preview pages from Nova #28! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale August 26th!

And be sure to check out the Nova article at marvel.com!


7/23/09 Nova in Marvel Adventures Super Heroes!

At the Mondo Marvel panel at San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that Nova will be joining the Marvel Adventures Super Heroes title as part of its new direction!

Nova joins the comic beginning in November with issue #17 and will be written by Paul Tobin. The character will be portrayed as a "rookie wise-cracker" according to Tobin.

Also, a sketch drawing of Nova was shown during the presentation.

For an interview with series editor Nate Cosby, click here!

7/23/09 Nova in Avengers: The Initiative!

During the Mondo Marvel panel at San Diego Comic Con, Christos Gage told the crowd that Nova's editor, Bill Rosemann, will be editing Avengers: The Initiative and that Nova will be involved in the title.

7/22/09 Animation Contest with Nova!

Aniboom, a leading virtual animation studio, has partnered with Marvel to create motion comics as part of Aniboom's Marvel Motion Comics Initiative.

Nova is one of the characters being used for the challenge! Nova's 16-page story to be used by the animators is done by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Kev Walker (Annihilation: Nova).

The winner's work (chosen by a panel of Marvel's creative talent) will be featured on Marvel.com and Marvel's digital network. The animator will also receive a $10,000 grand prize!

Special Thanks to Jay Levy for the heads-up!

7/20/09 Nova #30 Solicitation!

Nova #30 - Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, pencils by Kevin Sharpe with cover by Brandon Peterson.

"Starstalker" Part 2 finds Nova and his fledgling Corps pitted against a threat from another dimension, forced to team up with the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunter, and coping with a blast from the past!

Find out why AintItCoolNews.com calls NOVA, "bar none, one of the consistently best comics Marvel puts out."

Rated T ...$2.99 - On Sale October 28th

Info is courtesy of Marvel.

7/17/09 Nova Entry in OHOTMU A-Z HC Volume 8

Nova and Nova Omega have updated entries in the Official Handbook Of The Marvel Universe A To Z Volume 8 Premiere hardcover. The book also contains a new entry for the Nova Corps.

All three biographies contain information up through the events of Nova #25.

7/17/09 Seven Preview Pages of Nova #27!

Marvel has released seven preview pages and the cover from Nova #27! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale July 22nd!


7/10/09 Four Exclusive Preview Pages of Nova #27!

Marvel has provided four exclusive preview pages from Nova #27 (including a fantastic double-page spread)! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale July 22nd!


7/9/09 Nova #26 Sales Ranking!

Nova #26 was ranked #75 according to sales numbers released by Diamond Comics Distributors. The estimated number of issues sold was 28,107.

7/2/09 Three Preview Pages of Nova #27!

Marvel has released three preview pages from Nova #27! The issue is written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning and art by Andrea DiVito.

The issue is on sale July 22nd!


7/1/09 New Nova Appearance - Marvels Project #1!

Nova appears in a panel of The Marvels Project #1!

The issue goes on sale August 12th.

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Month of December, 2009 -
12/23 Added five pages of MASH #19 to News.
12/23 Added FCBD 2010 solicitation to News.
12/22 Added MASH #21 solicitation to News.
12/22 Added Nova #35 solicitation to News.
12/22 Added Wil Ecolango's art to FanWorks.
12/17 Added four pages of Nova #33 to News.
12/11 Added RoK: Imperial Guard #2 to News.
12/09 Added Nova #32's issue summary to Issues.
12/08 Added Nova #31 sales ranking to News.
12/02 Added Modern Nova to Products/Statues.

Month of November, 2009 -
11/30 Added seven pages of Nova #32 to News.
11/20 Added six pages of Nova #32 to News.
11/16 Added MASH #20 solicitation to News.
11/16 Added Nova #34 solicitation to News.
11/13 Added two pages of RoK #1 to News.
11/10 Added Nova #31's issue summary to Issues.
11/10 Added Nova #30 sales ranking to News.
11/04 Added MZ: Evil Evolution to News.
11/03 Added seven pages of MASH #18 to News.
11/01 Added Nova #30's issue summary to Issues.

Month of October, 2009 -
10/30 Added six pages of Nova #31 to News.
10/25 Added Han Nhekhan's art to FanWorks.
10/25 Added Avengers: The Initiative #28 to News.
10/23 Added six pages of Nova #30 to News.
10/20 Added Nova #29 sales ranking to News.
10/19 Added French covers to International.
10/19 Added various art to FanWorks.
10/19 Added Nova #33 solicitation to News.
10/19 Added MASH #19 solicitation to News.
10/13 Added 6 pages of Nova #30 & #31 to News.
10/09 Added Nova #29's issue summary to Issues.
10/07 Added Collected Editions to Products.
10/05 Added Nova #33 cover to News.

Month of September, 2009 -
09/30 Added Marvel Zombies Return #5 to News.
09/23 Added Marvel Zombies Return #2 to News.
09/21 Added Nova #32 solicitation to News.
09/21 Added MASH #18 solicitation to News.
09/18 Added seven pages of Nova #29 to News.
09/14 Added Nova #28 sales ranking to News.
09/10 Added Marvel Zombies Return #1 to News.
09/10 Added three pages of Nova #29 to News.
09/06 Added Nova #28's issue summary to Issues.
09/06 Changed poll question and posted results.
09/06 Added various art to FanWorks.

Month of August, 2009 -
08/25 Added Added SH Squad Nova to Products.
08/21 Added six pages of Nova #28 to News.
08/18 Added various cards to Products.
08/18 Added sticker to Products.
08/17 Added Nova #31 solicitation to News.
08/17 Added MASH #17 solicitation to News.
08/17 Added Nova #27 sales ranking to News.
08/17 Added various art to FanWorks.
08/13 Added preview page of Nova #28 to News.
08/11 Added Nova #31's cover to News.
08/10 Added DnA interview to Interviews.
08/09 Added Realm of King info to News.
08/01 Added Nova #27's issue summary to Issues.

Month of July, 2009 -
07/30 Added Nova #28's variant cover to News.
07/28 Added three pages of Nova #28 to News.
07/27 Added Nate Cosby interview to Creative.
07/23 Added MA Super Heroes to News.
07/23 Added SDCC info to News.
07/22 Added motion comic contest to News.
07/20 Added Nova #30 solicitation to News.
07/17 Added OHOTMU HC v8 to News.
07/17 Added seven pages of Nova #27 to News.
07/10 Added four pages of Nova #27 to News.
07/09 Added Nova #26 sales ranking to News.
07/07 Added Nova #26's issue summary to Issues.
07/02 Added three pages of Nova #27 to News.
07/01 Added The Marvels Project #1 to News.

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