Marvel Comics Samples
Graphic Novels, Comics, and Manga in the Teen Place are shelved alphabetically by series (most of the time). Please ask at the Teen Place Desk if you can’t find something.
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Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, and Thor! New roster! New threats! Everyone’s favorite super team presented in true blockbuster fashion!==
Description: Natasha Romanova is one of Marvel’s foremost female Avengers and a talented super-spy. She’s gone toe to toe with Marvel’s most powerful villains and has fought alongside some of the most valiant heroes. As the Black Widow she knows how to get the job done right. Black Widow is an action-packed comic filled to the brim with international espionage, intrigue and one of the most daring women in comics today!
Description: Thrust into a bizarre, inhospitable world far from home, the all-new, high-adventure, mind-melting, tough-as-nails, sci-fi, pulp-fantasy era of Captain America is NOW! Arnim Zola’s ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z!
Description: Daredevil tells the story of Matt Murdock, blind lawyer by day, relentless avenger of justice by night. A gritty tale of crime and corruption, Daredevil’s noir aesthetic and history of top-shelf talent has made it one of Marvel’s most consistently award-winning titles. It’s the perfect book for fans who enjoy a bit of grime and crime with their capes and tights.
Description: Now unto us is born… the magician! The Master of the Mystic Arts’ earliest adventures continue as Strange stands as mankind’s last, best hope against the dark otherworldly forces that conspire to steal the life of the conscious world – including Nightmare, Dormammu, Lord Nekron, and the Sons of the Satannish!
Description: Elektra, once the world’s deadliest assassin, has vowed to stop killing, having witnessed the damage her murders bring to the lives of innocent people. Now The Hand, the secret ninja society that trained her, wants to eliminate her. Elektra must defeat them or die herself.
Description: Space-faring visionaries exploring uncharted territory, the Fantastic Four were changed by cosmic rays into one of the world’s greatest superteams. Now the world’s greatest super-family, the FF continue to explore and lead humanity through their heroic deeds and bombastic imaginations. As one of the flagship Marvel titles, Fantastic Four is a comic every reader can enjoy.
Description: To save the life of someone you loved, would you sell your soul to the devil? Stunt cycle rider Johnny Blaze did just that and now finds himself bonded in body and soul to Ghost Rider–the Spirit of Vengeance!
Description: Trapped in a the radioactive blast of a Gamma Bomb, withdrawn Doctor Bruce Banner becomes the rampaging Incredible Hulk! Witness the evolution of Marvel’s most unstoppable force, from sinister brute to uncontrollable beast and every stage in between.
Description: Join us for a nail-biting, strapped-to-your-seat adventure as Tony battles his greatest creations, and tries to discover who could (gasp) OUTSMART him!?
Description: Luke Cage leads Spider-Man, Wolverine, Ms. Marvel, The Thing and more as a very different team of Avengers! While the rest of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes watch over the Marvel Universe from on high, the New Avengers stay close to the ground and deal with threats ranging from super-powered crimelords to interdimensional mystic invaders!
Description: When the mob killed his family, Frank Castle went to war. But before he became the scourge of the underworld, the Punisher set his sights on a certain world-famous wall-crawler. For the first time ever, Marvel collects the vengeance-seeking vigilante’s earliest appearances in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, Captain America, Daredevil and more!
Description: Ever think your parents were evil? Meet the Runaways, a group of Los Angeles kids whose parents really are! Gifted with powers and technology from their super villain mothers and fathers, Alex, Niko, Chase, Gert, Karolina and Molly must find their own way in one of Marvel’s most beloved series in recent memory!
Description: Witness the birth of the Sentinel of the Spaceways, as humanoid being Norrin Radd becomes the Silver Surfer – Galactus’ first cosmic-powered herald and one of Marvel’s most noble heroes!
Description: Looking for the one superhero comic you just have to read? You’ve found it! Amazing Spider-Man is the cornerstone of the Marvel Universe. This is where you’ll find all the big-time action, major storylines and iconic Spider-Man magic you’d come to expect from the Wall-Crawler.
Description: Threats to Asgard and Midgard alike beware: The Mighty Thor will have at thee! Follow the epic journeys and brutal battles of the Odinson as he takes on Frost Giants, fire demons, super villains and whatever else he can get his hammer on!
Description: He’s known by many names: Logan, Weapon X, Wolverine. One fact is certain: He’s the best there is at what he does, and what he does isn’t pretty! Here – in stories collected for the first time in color – the feral X-Man adopts his now-infamous “Patch” identity in Madripoor as he tries to track down the mystical Black Sword of legend.
Description: Their leader is Professor X, with team leader Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast as some of the other genetic mutants with special abilities. They fight as a team against other mutants and super foes to save the world from evil. Off the battlefield they deal with being outnumbered by normal humans, including family and friends.