• Aaron Fonseca

Marvel Turns Its Heroes Against Spider-Man, Relaunches Captain America and More in April's Solicits

Peter Parker does the unthinkable when Amazing Spider-Man relaunches with an all-new first issue, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg for what Marvel Comics has planned for April 2022!

The Incredible Hulk throws down with the Mighty Thor, Sam Wilson and Steve Rogers both headline their own solo Captain America series and Elektra turns 100. Plus, the X-Men launch a number of new titles, Spider-punk lands his first-ever solo series and the Carnage symbiote continues to search for a replacement host now that Cletus Kasady is out of the picture






AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1

  • ZEB WELLS (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR. (A/C)

  • VARIANT COVER BY HUMBERTO RAMOS • VARIANT COVER BY MARK BAGLEY

  • VARIANT COVER BY TRAVIS CHAREST • VARIANT COVER BY JIM CHEUNG

  • VARIANT COVER BY RUSSELL DAUTERMAN • VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG

  • CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY BENGAL • WEB-HEAD VARIANT COVER BY PATRICK GLEASON

  • VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO • SPIDER-MAN VARIANT COVER BY ROMINA JONES

  • VARIANT COVER BY STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU • VARIANT COVER BY INHYUK LEE

  • HIDDEN GEMS VARIANT BY MARK BAGLEY & JOHN ROMITA SR.

  • VARIANT COVER BY ROSE BESCH • VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY ROSE BESCH

  • WHAT DID SPIDER-MAN DO?!

  • Peter’s on the outs with the FF. He’s on the outs with the Avengers. He’s on the outs with Aunt May! No one wants to see Spider-Man – except for Doctor Octopus. Ock’s on Spider-Man’s tail and the Master Planner has something truly terrible planned for when he gets his tentacles on Spidey. All that, and what does Tombstone have planned? Just in time for Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary, a new volume of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN begins, and 2022 is going to be the biggest year for Spider-Man EVER! Don’t believe us? We brought John Romita Jr. back JUST FOR THIS!

  • 56 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99



AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2

  • ZEB WELLS (W) • JOHN ROMITA JR. (A/C) • VARIANT COVER BY DERRICK CHEW

  • VARIANT COVER BY INHYUK LEE

  • SPIDER-MAN VARIANT COVER BY NICOLETTA BALDARI

  • The best couple in comics is done?

  • You aren’t going to believe what is happening in this volume of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.

  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION

  • Written by STAN LEE

  • Penciled by STEVE DITKO

  • Cover by JACK KIRBY & STEVE DITKO

  • Re-presenting the inaugural issue of Spider-Man’s iconic ongoing series, which followed fast after the wall-crawler’s blockbuster debut in AMAZING FANTASY #15! Peter Parker has been bitten by the radioactive spider, gained incredible abilities, donned his colorful costume and learned a tragic lesson about power and responsibility – and now it’s time for him to swing into action! But can our young hero rescue a crew of astronauts aboard their malfunctioning shuttle? Even if he does, he’ll still end up Public Enemy No. 1 as far as journalist J. Jonah Jameson is concerned! Then, Spidey shows off his skills in a bid to join the Fantastic Four – and comes face-to-faces with his very first super villain: the identity-stealing Chameleon! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #1.

  • 32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 FACSIMILE EDITION

  • Written by STAN LEE

  • Penciled & COVER by STEVE DITKO

  • Doctor Octopus! Electro! Mysterio! The Vulture! Sandman! Kraven the Hunter! Individually, each of these deadly foes tested Spider-Man to his limit during the early years of his web-swinging adventures. So how can Spidey possibly hope to survive when they band together as what can only be called the Sinister Six? Find out in this landmark first-ever Spider-Man Annual from the brilliant minds of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko at the peak of their powers! Peter Parker is in for the fight of his life against a sextet of super villains – and every single battle along the way makes a great, big splash! And don’t miss all the inventive extras you’d expect from a classic Marvel Annual! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) #1.

  • 72PGS./All Ages …$7.99


SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION

  • Written by GERRY CONWAY

  • Penciled & COVER by SAL BUSCEMA

  • By the mid-1970s, Spidey fans could thrill to their favorite hero’s escapades in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, his high-octane encounters with other super-types in MARVEL TEAM-UP, his all-ages adventures in SPIDEY SUPER STORIES and reprints of classic stories in MARVEL TALES – and still it wasn’t enough! Such was the clamor that a second solo title debuted with a focus on the man beneath the mask: the always popular Peter Parker! But fear not, there’s plenty of costumed action in this frantic first issue – and when the deadly Tarantula strikes at Peter’s university, it’s Spidey who feels the sting! Will the Tarantula claim the mayor’s life, or can our wall-crawling Web-Head save the day in suitably spectacular fashion? It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #1.

  • 32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99





CAPTAIN AMERICA #0

  • TOCHI ONYEBUCHI, COLLIN KELLY & JACKSON LANZING (W) • MATTIA DE IULIS (A)

  • STEVE ROGERS COVER BY ALEX ROSS • SAM WILSON COVER BY ALEX ROSS

  • Wraparound Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS

  • Variant Cover by ADAM HUGHES • Variant Cover by JIM CHEUNG

  • SPIDER-MAN VARIANT COVER BY TBA

  • When Arnim Zola launches a catastrophic attack on New York City, he meets his match – in Sam Wilson and Steve Rogers! In the explosive battle that follows, two Captain Americas prove better than one, and Sam and Steve decide they might just keep a good thing going…

  • Tochi Onyebuchi (BLACK PANTHER LEGENDS), Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly (KANG THE CONQUEROR) and Mattia De Iulis (THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES, INVISIBLE WOMAN) kick off an incredible new CAPTAIN AMERICA saga – you won’t want to miss what comes next!

  • 40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99







HULK VS. THOR: BANNER OF WAR ALPHA #1

  • DONNY CATES (W) • MARTIN COCCOLO (A) • Cover by GARY FRANK

  • Variant Cover by MARTIN COCCOLO

  • Variant Cover by RON LIM

  • Hulk Smash variant by Trevor Von Eeden

  • Mjolnir Crash variant by Trevor Von Eeden

  • Variant Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

  • Wraparound Connecting Variant Cover by GEOFF SHAW

  • Hulk and Thor have both undergone massive changes recently, but one thing remains constant — their heated rivalry! When mysterious circumstances bring them into conflict once more, will the God of Thunder be able to triumph against a Bruce Banner who can now control his rage?

  • Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of both characters, this epic five-part crossover between the THOR and HULK series starts here in this oversized Alpha issue, brought to you by creators Donny Cates and Martin Coccolo! Key mysteries from both series will be revealed, as well as shocking consequences for the future of both characters! (Continued in May’s THOR #25 and HULK #7!)

  • 40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99



HULK #6

  • DONNY CATES (W) • RYAN OTTLEY (A/C) • Variant Cover by MARCO MASTRAZZO

  • Spoiler Variant Cover by GEOFF SHAW • Spider-Man Variant Cover by ALEX GARNER

  • “SMASHTRONAUT” Part 6 of 6!

  • The first arc of Donny Cates and Ryan Ottley’s mind-blowing Hulk saga reaches its epic climax as Bruce Banner’s control over Starship Hulk slips…and something much worse takes the wheel…

  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99




THOR #24

  • DONNY CATES, J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, WALTER SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS & MORE! (W) NIC KLEIN & MORE! (A) • COVER BY NIC KLEIN

  • SPIDER-MAN VARIANT COVER BY DECLAN SHALVEY

  • VARIANT COVER BY TAURIN CLARKE • VARIANT COVER BY JUNI BA

  • VARIANT COVER BY ALEX MALEEV • VARIANT COVER BY DAN JURGENS

  • VARIANT COVER BY PASQUAL FERRY • VARIANT COVER BY STEPHANIE HANS

  • VARIANT COVER BY DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON • VARIANT COVER BY MAHMUD ASRAR

  • STAR-STUDDED CELEBRATION OF 750 ISSUES!

  • After a scorched-earth victory against the God of Hammers, Thor and all of Asgard reel from a brutal loss. But some people are never truly gone…And in honor of 750 issues of THOR, fan-favorite creators like J. Michael Straczynski and Walter Simonson return in this oversized issue! Celebrate the long and storied history of the God of Thunder with the writers and artists who helped build his legacy!

  • 72 PGS./Rated T+ …$8.99


DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD #1

  • ROB LIEFELD, CHRIS SIMS & CHAD BOWERS (W) • ROB LIEFELD (A/C)

  • Deadpool’s smash-hit, first-ever original graphic novel – now serialized in comics form! Wade Wilson has been shooting, stabbing and otherwise annoying people for a long time. He’s made a lot of enemies. But one he just can’t quite place is the brutal Thumper, who keeps showing up out of the blue to pound him into jelly. What is Deadpool’s past connection to this beefy face masher? Wade has as much of a clue as you do! So he decides to call in some help from an old friend: Domino! Superstar co-creator of the Merc with a Mouth, Rob Liefeld, tells his greatest Deadpool tale yet!

  • 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99


DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD #2

  • ROB LIEFELD, CHRIS SIMS & CHAD BOWERS (W) • ROB LIEFELD (A/C)

  • Deadpool is on the hunt for a superweapon with ties to his past – but every time he gets close, the armored brute named Thumper kind of…kills him. Wade Wilson always gets better, but dying still sucks. Can he and Domino get to the bottom of things before Deadpool meets his maker again? Answers might lay in a secret mission from years ago that brought Deadpool and X-Force together. But what do today’s problems have to do with this firefight flashback? Garrison Kane, the cyborg called Weapon X, knows the truth about Thumper – and now it’s up to Deadpool and Domino to beat it out of him!

  • 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99




ELEKTRA #100

  • ANN NOCENTI (W) • PAULO SIQUEIRA, TY TEMPLETON & MORE (A)

  • Cover by DAN PANOSIAN • VARIANT COVER BY Dike Ruan

  • VARIANT COVER BY VARIANT COVER BY JEN BARTEL • VARIANT COVER BY TBA

  • Elektra has been many things – a pawn, a pariah, and even a provocateur. But through it all, she has been one thing above all others: the most dangerous human being in the Marvel Universe! Everything that has happened in her long and storied life has been leading to this: the 100th issue bearing her name, and the starting point of what is to come!

  • 40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99



X-MEN RED #1

  • AL EWING (W) • STEFANO CASELLI (A) • Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

  • Teaser Variant Cover by JAVIER GARRÓN • ARAKKO VARIANT COVER BY TAURIN CLARKE

  • Variant Cover by PEACH MOMOKO • VARIANT COVER BY DAVID LOPEZ

  • VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY PEACH MOMOKO

  • PROMO VARIANT COVER BY TAURIN CLARKE • DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY TOM MULLER

  • VARIANT COVER BY CHRISTIAN WARD • VARIANT COVER BY TBA

  • WHO CAN SAVE THE RED PLANET?

  • The mutants of Arakko spent millennia scarred by war — but on what was once called Mars, they’re learning to live in peace. STORM knows the red planet needs something greater than a queen. But ABIGAIL BRAND has other plans, along with an unstable VULCAN on her side and CABLE keeping his own secrets. Welcome to X-MEN RED. It’s a new world…and someone has to fight for it.

  • 40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


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