Marvel Comics Solicitations for November, 2006 View the complete list here. ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #102 Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils and Cover by MARK BAGLEY "CLONE SAGA" The revelations continue as we learn the secrets of Ben Reilly! Peter Parker tries his best to evade capture by Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D., plus-the transformation of Mary Jane Watson-into what?! And just for good measure-the scarlet sicko, Carnage, goes on the rampage! Part 5 (of 7) ULTIMATE VISION #0 Written by MARK MILLAR Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR. Cover by BRANDON PETERSON "VISIONS" Learn the origin of the space-faring robot known as the Vision-and get ready for next month's debut of her all-new limited series! Join Ultimates 2 and Civil War writer Mark Millar and The Eternals' John Romita Jr. in this special edition that collects all six backup stories from the pages of the Ultimate comics. Delve into the motivation and mission of this most fascinating new Ultimate character! ULTIMATE X-MEN #76 Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN Pencils and Cover by BEN OLIVER "CABLE" It's a battle royale between the X-Men and this bizarre visitor from the future-Ultimate Cable, whose secrets will shake the house that Xavier built to its very core. But that's not all-there's also the sudden arrival of another time traveler-Ultimate Bishop, who's been on the trail of Cable for a reason that will blow you away! We kid you not. Part 2 (of 4). SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #32 Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA Penciled by SEAN CHEN Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN SPIDER-MAN UNMASKED Tie-In! STAND-ALONE ISSUE!! THE HUSBAND OR THE SPIDER? Through thick and thin, for better or for worse, Mary Jane Watson-Parker has always stood by her man's side, supporting him in all his decisions. But as Peter's latest choices have cost him and his family plenty-perhaps too much-has MJ finally reached the breaking point? The first of three one-shots focusing on the women in Peter Parker's life post-unmasking! SPIDER-MAN FAMILY FEATURING SPIDER-CLAN Written by C. B. CEBULSKI Pencils and Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG Peter Parker-a.k.a. Spider-Man-is the last survivor of the secret ninja group known as the Spider-Clan...or so he thought. But when Peter is attacked at the grave site of his Uncle Ben, he goes on a quest to learn the truth behind his origins-and he won't like what he learns! The heat never lets up in this all-new, double-sized thrill ride from C.B. Cebulski and Skottie Young! Plus-thrill to some of the greatest exploits from the past of Spidey's many incarnations, with reprints of Spider-Man 2099 #3! Also reprints Amazing Spider-Man #252 and from Marvel Shadows & Light #2 "The Date". AVENGERS NEXT #1 & 2 (of 5) Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils by RON LIM Covers by MIKE WIERINGO The time has come for the next generation of Avengers to choose a new lineup, but first they must battle zombie versions of themselves! Then, as Katie Power (from Power Pack) joins the team, American Dream and her friends mount a search for the missing Thunderstrike. The man called Nova guest stars when strange visitors from outer space land on Earth. And more! AVENGERS: EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES II #1 & 2 (of 8) Written by JOE CASEY Penciled by WILL ROSADO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON Goliath! The Wasp! Hawkeye! The Black Panther! The Vision! They are... Earth's Mightiest Heroes?! Beginning a second look into the history of the Avengers in this all-new mini-series written by original EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES scribe, Joe Casey. A new team has risen to supplant the original legends -- and these members have to prove their worth all over again. Can Goliath withstand the pressures of leadership? Can the Black Panther reconcile his duties as both king and Avenger? Can Hawkeye survive his own dysfunctional love life? And will the public ever accept the Vision as a hero? An all-new, previously untold adventure featuring the mostly unlikely Avengers lineup of all! With covers by Dave Johnson (100 Bullets). BULLET POINTS #1 (OF 5) Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Pencils and Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS World War II. America needs a super soldier. Only one man possesses the formula to create the perfect fighting machine from volunteer Steve Rogers. But when a deadly bullet kills Dr. Erskine along with his bodyguard, M.P. Ben Parker, Steve's destiny-and that of the Marvel Universe-is changed forever. FANTASTIC FOUR: THE END #1 & 2 (of 6) Written by ALAN DAVIS Pencils and Cover by ALAN DAVIS Alan Davis writes and pencils the final story of Marvel's first family! Even the strongest family can be torn apart by tragedy-and in the futuristic world of tomorrow, the members of the once-Fantastic Four are divided and vulnerable to opponents from their past. What events could have caused the FF to go their separate ways, and how does their disbanding set the stage for a conflict that will send shockwaves across the galaxy and beyond? THE IMMORTAL IRON FIST #1 Written by ED BRUBAKER AND MATT FRACTION Pencils and Cover by DAVID AJA Many years ago, in the mystical city of Kun' Lun, young Danny Rand stared at a suit behind glass -- the garb of "the Immortal Iron Fist" -- and knew that he was destined to wear it. But where did this costume come from? Why did it wait for Danny all those years like a shadow of his future? The answer to those questions will stun both him and his readers, as Danny Rand leaps from the pages of his breakout hit in DAREDEVIL to his own series - a history-spanning kung-fu epic that will shatter every perception of what it means to be the Immortal Iron Fist! Brought to you by top-ten writer Ed Brubaker and breakout talent Matt Fraction (Punisher War Journal), with action-packed art by David Aja (Daredevil, Giant-Size Wolverine). MS. MARVEL #9 Written by BRIAN REED Pencils and Cover by MIKE WIERINGO BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! Rogue appears in the pages of MS. MARVEL! But, if Rogue is a friend, why is Carol Danvers attacking her?! What can Beast of the X-Men do to help? And what does Ms. Marvel's old call sign "Warbird" have to do with ANY of this?! Writer Brian Reed is joined by special guest artist Mike Wieringo in part one of a tingling two-part saga! NEW AVENGERS #26 Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils and Cover by ALEX MALEEV The ballad of Clint Barton and Wanda Maximoff The story Avengers fans have been waiting for. The shocking return of Hawkeye and the Scarlet Witch. That's right, Hawkeye AND the Scarlet Witch!! Guest-starring Doctor Strange. Regular writer Bendis re-teams with his Eisner award-winning partner of the Illuminati Special and Daredevil's Alex Maleev to present this, the most important chapter in recent Avengers history. ONSLAUGHT REBORN #1 (of 5) Written by JEPH LOEB Pencils and Cover by ROB LIEFELD 50/50 Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER Marvel's greatest heroes sacrificed themselves to save the world from the deadliest threat they had ever faced-Onslaught! The lives of the Fantastic Four and the Avengers were saved only when Franklin Richards created a parallel universe, where we found those heroes, reborn! But this world has long since merged back into our own, and the evil Onslaught-forged from the most vile parts of Magneto's and Professor X's psyches-has been presumed long dead... but now he, himself, is reborn-and he's bringing fragments of the other universe with him! Join comics superstars Jeph Loeb and Rob Liefeld in this no-holds-barred, all-out action extravaganza-celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the event that changed Marvel history-as Onslaught, the Marvel Universe, and the Heroes Reborn Universe collide in this massive crossover! A significant portion of the proceeds from ONSLAUGHT REBORN #1-5 will be donated to The Sam Loeb College Scholarship Fund." STAN LEE MEETS SILVER SURFER Written by STAN LEE & PAUL JENKINS Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO & PASQUAL FERRY Cover by MIKE WIERINGO The last in a series of stand-alone specials celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Stan Lee's employment at Marvel! First, Stan is summoned by the planet-devourer Galactus to deal with the problem of his silver-skinned herald! Next, Paul Jenkins and Pasqual Ferry pay homage to the life and career of "The Man." And finally, a classic reprint of the Stan-scripted SILVER SURFER #14, guest-starring Spider-Man! WHAT IF? AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED Written by JEFF PARKER Pencils & Cover by AARON LOPRESTI "The Avengers have the same unfortunate tendency as ordinary law enforcement. Once we have a perpetrator to hang the crime on, we look no further."- Dr. Hank McCoy It was the darkest day in Avengers history. Heroes died, the Mansion was destroyed, and the team came to an end. But was the real problem solved? What if the greatest threat had gone undetected? WHAT IF? SPIDER-MAN: THE OTHER Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by KHOI PHAM Cover by MARK BROOKS In "The Other," Peter Parker returned from the dead and embraced his "inner spider." But WHAT IF the detente that was reached between man and arachnid had not ended there? What if the man known as Peter Parker had been completely consumed by his inner, bestial impulses, and became more spider than man? ASTONISHING X-MEN #19 Written by JOSS WHEDON Pencils and Cover by JOHN CASSADAY 50/50 Variant cover by JOHN CASSADAY "UNSTOPPABLE!" Part 1 (of 6) Strap yourselves in, folks! It's the beginning of Joss Whedon and John Cassaday's final arc on Astonishing X-Men! After the shocking and brain-smashing events of last issue, the X-Men are off to protect the Earth from its destruction at the hands of the Breakworld. And when it's all over, nothing will ever be the same! No really, we mean it! Whedon & Cassaday prove they are more than Astonishing: They are UNSTOPPABLE! WOLVERINE #48 Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS Epilogue to "Vendetta" Logan's survived a plane crash, near-decapitation and being burned alive. The question is... HOW? In this special epilogue to the sellout smash Civil War tie-in arc, the answers start to unfold. Think you know everything there is to know about Marvel's most popular mutant? Think again. Logan's newest mystery begins here.