Champions #9 Champions #9 - Written by Mark Waid. Art by Humberto Ramos. Cover by Humberto Ramos. Mary Jane Variant by Helen Chen.

Casting a spotlight on young synthezoid Viv Vision!

After what became of her family, she willingly shut down her emotions - but does that come with a price to pay?

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale June 7th


Nova #7 Nova #7 - Written by Jeff Loveness and Ramon Perez. Art by Scott Hepburn. Cover by Dan Mora.

As Richard Rider struggles to come to terms with the revelations from his return to the Cancerverse, Sam Alexander struggles with homework, his family and (gulp) dating!

Final issue.

Rated T - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale June 7th


Champions #10 Champions #10 - Written by Mark Waid. Art by Humberto Ramos. Cover by Humberto Ramos. X-Men Trading Card Variant by Jim Lee.

SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!

The Champions are put to the ultimate test.

This is no small-town problem they're facing - it's up to them to help right an entire world turned upside down!

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale July 5th

Collected Editions


Nova

Title: Nova: Realm of Kings
Format: Softcover
Published: July 2010

Description (from Amazon): 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! Then, 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!

Collects Nova #29-36

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Title: Nova: War of Kings
Format: Softcover
Published: October 2009

Description (from Amazon): War of Kings brings a new era! Who is the new Protector of the Universe? Stripped of his Nova powers and facing death, Rich Rider must stop the Worldmind's plans before it's too late. But he needs power to do it, which may come from a source that will change his very identity! It's another unpredictable episode of the comic Ain't It Cool News calls "awesomely jaw-droppingly cool stuff."

Collects Nova #23-28.

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Title: Nova: Nova Corps
Format: Softcover
Published: May 2009

Description (from Amazon): Could it be... the return of the Nova Corps? Will things ever be the same for Richard Rider? What is the Worldmind up to, and what will it mean for the future of the Human Rocket and the Nova Corps itself?! Cosmic fans will not want to miss this status-quo-changing chapter of the series Ain't It Cool News calls "Brilliant. Just brilliant." Also, see how it all began in Nova's power-packed origin, complete with the classic tale plus a brand new framing sequence.

Collects Nova #19-22, and Nova: Origin of Richard Rider.

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Title: Nova: Secret Invasion
Format: Softcover
Published: March 2009

Description (from Amazon): Beginning an all-new adventure starring Galactus and the Silver Surfer! Nova has received an emergency call from a planet in peril - but how do you save a world from being devoured by a force of nature? Is there any way to stop the big G from eating, or do you instead try to save as many refugees as possible? And do you reach out to your former ally, who is once again a feared Herald? Whatever Nova decides, nothing will prepare him - or you - for the horror known as Harrow! With all these awesome ingredients (Galactus! Silver Surfer! Nova! A new villain! A killer creative team!), this is your chance to check out what Wizard calls "one of Marvel's most consistently entertaining monthly books!"

Collects Nova #13-18.

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Title: Nova: Volume 1
Format: Hardcover
Published: January 2009

Description (from Amazon): This title is exploding from the pages of "Annihilation"! In the wake of the devastating Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered peace. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone - now there is only Richard Rider, the young man called Nova. Now he has near limitless power, but can a lone human police save an entire universe? Encountering threats both on Earth and on worlds far away, Nova must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed, and justice for all! Plus, what is the haunted place called Knowhere? Who are Xarth's Mightiest Heroes?Why will the new character named Cosmo quickly become one of your favorites? Oh...and what well-known Conquest characters are hot on our hero's trail? As Nova enters the final phase of his epic quest for the key to defeating the Phalanx, the lone Centurion faces his darkest hour. This title is also featuring a special standalone thriller that traps Nova and Gamora, the universe's most dangerous woman, together - and also the big return of the New Mutants' Warlock.

It collects "Nova" Numbers 1-12 and "Nova Annual" Number 1.

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Title: Nova: Knowhere
Format: Softcover
Published: August 2008

Description (from Amazon): We've seen Richard Rider burnt to a crisp, replaced by a hot Kree soldier, and turned to the dark side. But just wait until you see where we rocket Nova now! What is the haunted place known as Knowhere? Who are Xarth's Mightiest Heroes? And why will the new character called Cosmo quickly become one of your favorites? Oh... and what well-known Annihilation characters are hot on Nova's trail? As Nova enters the final phase of his epic quest for the key to defeating the Phalanx, the lone Centurion faces his darkest hour. Past, present, and future clash as the tyrannical techno-fiends make one last attempt to enslave him - in an act that will unravel Richard Rider's life right back to the moment where he first became the man called Nova! Plus: A special standalone thriller trapping Nova and Gamora together! Allies, lovers, Phalanx puppets - and now the bitterest of enemies! Captured together by an alien menace, will the Human Rocket and the Deadliest Woman in the Universe work together to survive, or wind up killing each other instead?

Collects Nova #8-12 and Annual #1.

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Title: Nova: Annihilation - Conquest
Format: Softcover
Published: January 2008

Description (from Amazon): Exploding from the pages of Annihilation, Nova rockets into his own ongoing series! In the wake of the chaotic Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered stability. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone - now there is only Richard Rider, the man called Nova. But can a lone human police an entire universe? He has near limitless power - now he must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed and justice for all! Strap in as the acclaimed writing team of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning (Annihilation: Nova), superstar Sean Chen (Sensational Spider-Man) and cover artist Adi Granov (Iron Man) slam your mind into hyperdrive!

Collects Nova #1-7.

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Title: Essential The Man Called Nova
Format: Softcover
Published: April 2006

Description (from Amazon): Before New Warriors, Nova was one of the 70s' most scintillating stars and it shows! Be it murder mystery or cosmic clash, the Human Rocket rises to the occasion! Historic heroes! Futuristic Fiends! War with the Skrulls! Special guest-appearances by Spider-Man, the Thing and... Moses!?

Collects Nova #1-25, Amazing Spider-Man #171, Marvel Two-In-One Annual #3.

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Annihilation

Title: Annihilation: Book Three
Format: Hardcover & Softcover
Published: 2007

Description (from Amazon): The epic collection of the cosmic event concludes! One empire has fallen. Two heroes are dead. It all comes together here! Individually, the Silver Surfer, Super-Skrull, Ronan and Nova have faced down the Annihilation Wave...and lost! Now, they must unite those who remain or die by Annihilus' hand! The Annihilation has only begun! Plus: Get caught up on all the players in the Annihilation event - Annihilus, Nova, Ronan, the Silver Surfer, the Super-Skrull, Thanos and more - courtesy of the Xandarian Worldmind files of the Nova Corps!

Collecting Annihilation #1-6, Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus #1-2, and the Annihilation: The Nova Corps Files handbook.

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Title: Annihilation: Book One
Format: Hardcover & Softcover
Published: 2007

Description (from Amazon): The Annihilation Wave has come! Annihilus, lord of the Negative Zone, has declared war! Hordes of loyal soldiers swarm from the center of the universe, and only a handful of heroes can resist destruction! As the Xandarian Nova Corps meet its doom, only Richard Rider - the man called Nova - survives. Now the sole custodian of the Worldmind, the Zandarian's database of knowledge and experience, can he rediscover himself in time to lead the war effort against the Annihilation Wave? Drax the Destroyer returns from exile on Earth to mentor Nova - but wait until you see his dangerous new persona! Guest-starring Quasar, Ronan the Accuser, the Super-Skrull and Thanos!

Collecting Drax the Destroyer #1-4, Annihilation Prologue and Annihilation: Nova #1-4.

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Title: Annihilation: Classic
Format: Hardcover & Softcover
Published: 2008 (HC) 2009 (SC)

Description (from Amazon): Space may be a vacuum, but Annihilation didn't pull its heroes out of nowhere! Journey through time, space, and continuity with the sensational space saga's stars! The re-making of Adam Warlock and the first look at his nemesis Thanos! See the origin of Nova and Quasar, while Bug watches the origins of >tik< EVERYBODY! Monsters, mammals, and more!

Collects Bug #1, Tales to Astonish #13, Nova #1, Quasar #1, Rocket Raccoon #1-4, Marvel Spotlight #6, Logan's Run #6, and Marvel Premiere #1.

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New Warriors

Title: New Warriors Classic Volume 2
Format: Softcover
Published: May 2010

Description (from Amazon): Revisit the beginning of an era as the finest of the nineties get a crash course in Mutant Mayhem! The insidious Gideon is playing with people's lives, and his latest pawn is one multi-powered, tormented boy with the potential to resurrect another: Proteus! When the X-Men and X-Force investigate, the New Warriors are also drawn in - proving it's not only mutants who have a stake in Gideon's game! Plus: Night Thrasher's costumed career is driven by vengeance, but an encounter with the Punisher and Bengal (later of Initiative) leaves him wondering who's earned the most vengeance, and who'll have to die before they can collect. With origins of the founding Warriors! Also featuring Emma Frost and the Hellions!

Collects New Warriors (1990) #7-10, Annual #1; New Mutants Annual #7, Uncanny X-Men Annual #15, and X-Factor Annual #6.

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Title: New Warriors Classic Volume 1
Format: Softcover
Published: August 2009

Description (from Amazon): His parents dead, Dwayne Taylor - a.k.a. Night Thrasher - set out to create a new family for himself and ended up with the premier super-team of the 1990s! Marvel Boy and Firestar! Namorita and Nova! Speedball! All they want to do is change the world! Decide for yourself how well they managed it in their trials by fire against Terrax and the Juggernaut! Guest-starring Thor and the Inhumans!

Collects New Warriors #1-6 and Thor #411-412.

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Title: New Warriors Reality Check
Format: Softcover
Published: March 2006

Description (from Amazon): The return of the New Warriors! When Night Thrasher strikes a mysterious deal with a Reality-TV producer, the team moves out of New York to help the villain-plagued denizens of small-town America. But will their filmed exploits be uplifting, or just exploitative? And is heartland America ready for Big City Super-Heroics?

Collects New Warriors #1-6.

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Title: New Warriors Beginnings
Format: Softcover
Published: September 1992

Description (from Amazon): His parents dead, Dwayne Taylor - a.k.a. Night Thrasher - set out to create a new family for himself and ended up with the premier super-team of the 1990s! Marvel Boy and Firestar! Namorita and Nova! Speedball! All they want to do is change the world!

Collects New Warriors #1-4 and Thor #411-412. Note: This volume is the same as the New Warriors Classic Volume 1 minus issues #5 & #6.

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Other

Title: Official Handbook Of The Marvel Universe A To Z Volume 8
Format: Hardcover
Published: June 2009

Description (from Amazon): Let's assume you know your mutants: Multiple Man, the MLF, Mystique, New Mutants, Nightcrawler, Northstar, Cassandra Nova, Omega Red, Onslaught, Phoenix - no surprises for you there. Safe to assume you know Aunt May from Uncle Ben, but do you need a flow chart to tell Namor apart from Namora apart from Namorita? When it comes to heroes, how are you on the New Warriors, Night Raven, Night Thrasher, Nightmask, Nomad, Nova, Omega the Unknown, the Order, Paladin, Patriot, Penance, Phantom Rider, or Pip the Troll? Villains, you say? How about Mysterio, Nebula, Nightmare, Nitro, Ord, Orka, Norman Osborn, the Owl, or the Phalanx? Places like the Negative Zone and New Universe? Wrap it together with more than a hundred entries in all!

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