Avengers #672 Avengers #672 - Written by Mark Waid. Art by Jesus Saiz. Cover by Alex Ross. LH Variant by Michael Allred. Legacy Headshot Variant by Mike McKone. Jack Kirby 100th Anniversary Variant by Jack Kirby. 1965 T-shirt Variant by Jack Kirby and Don Heck.

WORLDS COLLIDE Part 1

Following the events of GENERATIONS comes the long-promised clash between the Avengers and the Champions!

The countdown has started as the High Evolutionary, a twisted scientist determined to create a better world at all costs, sets the Earth on a collision course with destruction!

The Avengers and the Champions are ready to meet this threat - but will their first cataclysmic clash deter them from Changing the World?

PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale September 27th


All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11 All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11 - Written by Gerry Duggan. Art by Roland Boschi. Cover by Francesco Mattina. How-To-Draw Variant by Chip Zdarsky.

The Nova Corps...the peacekeepers of the galaxy, charged with maintaining order, serving and protecting the sentient peoples who make it their home.

The Fraternity of Raptors...a shadow organization dedicated to imposing their own order on the galaxy.

Rich Rider guest-stars as these two forces come into desperate conflict!

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale October 4th


Champions #13 Champions #13 - Written by Mark Waid. Art by Humberto Ramos. Cover by Humberto Ramos. LH Variant Cover by Dan Mora. Legacy Headshot Variant Cover by Mike McKone. How-To-Draw Variant Cover by Chip Zdarsky. Trading Card Variant Cover by John Tyler Christopher.

WORLDS COLLIDE Part 2

The titanic clash between the Champions and the Avengers continues!

Since they were old enough to say the word "Avengers", the Champions have idolized Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Now the two teams are on equal footing - and the Champs must walk the walk alongside their former mentors!

Will their experiences in GENERATIONS help them - or tear the two teams apart?

PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!!

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale October 18th

Nova #12
Cover Date: March 2014
Release Date: January 15, 2014
Writer: Gerry Duggan
Penciler: Paco Medina
Inker: Juan Vlasco
Colorist: David Curiel
Letterer: Albert Deschesne
Assistant Editor: Devin Lewis
Editor: Ellie Pyle
Senior Editor: Stephen Wacker
Cover: Ed McGuinness & Marte Gracia
Title: Chapter Twelve: Help Wanted

Deep in the Melovian Galaxy, Sam Alexander enters an alien starship to retrieve the helmet of a fallen Nova.

As he claims the Nova helmet, Sam begins to see a holographic projection of a Nova being killed by Cadivan. Suddenly, Nova turns to find himself facing the ship's captain but he's not a hologram this time!

Cadivan psycho-magnetizes his weapon and uses it to take Sam's helmet from him. Surprisingly, he gives it back to Sam Alexander claiming that the young hero is neither a challenge nor a paid target. The alien hunter teleports Sam off his ship into space.

After Cadivan's ship jumps into warp, Nova decides he will use the dead Nova's helmet which is still on the ship to track the hunter later. The teenager orders his helmet to stop finding dead Novas for awhile. In response, the helmet reveals a distress signal coming from a living Nova!

Back in Carefree, Arizona, Eva Alexander has found a new job as a waitress. She assures Mr. Taylor that she won't be bringing her daughter to the diner during work. Eva is counting on Sam being able to help take care of his sister.

Meanwhile in space, Sam has located a giant starship belonging to the Nova Corps! The ship is being held in place by tractor beams from two other ships. Sam assumes they are pirates salvaging the starship.

Nova begins attacking the two ships and quickly disables the first ship. The crew launches an EMP torpedo at Sam who deflects it back into the ship and depowers it. The young hero moves onto the second ship and becomes a human missile through it!

After pushing the Nova Corps starship to safety light years away, Nova goes on board and meets Captain Skaarn. The captain reveals that he had salvaged the starship as a derelict and its automated distress signal must have alerted Sam. Skaarn takes Nova to the ship's modified power station to show him the problem they are having with the ship.

Nova is repulsed to find a dead Nova Centurion wired to the ship as a power source!

The ship's engineer explains that the Centurion had died due to a microscopic attack. They have been electrically stimulating the dead body and harnessing the energy output through the helmet. However, as he has decayed, the power levels are dropping drastically. They ask Sam to take the Centurion's place and charge the batteries. Nova refuses.

In order to help change his mind, Skaarn introduces Sam to a member of his crew named Jinin. Nova asks why he can't get a reading from the Centurion's helmet on how he died. Skaarn responds that the helmet may have been damaged when they drilled into it or perhaps it was due to the microscopic infection. The teenager decides to help them and begins generating power.

The engineer is shocked at the amount of power coming from Nova. Within seconds, the ship is fully powered!

Skaarn and his crew thank him and open the airlock for Nova to go. After Sam leaves, the captain orders the automated distress signal disabled as he doesn't want any more unannounced visitors.

Later in Carefree, Sam arrives home in time for breakfast with his family. Sam Alexander is happier than he has ever been.

Back on Skaarn's ship, Jinin is upset that she hasn't been given the real food she was promised for helping the captain. Skaarn threatens to give her food to the others on the ship. She quickly eats the stew she has before she is thrown back into the prison area with the other aliens. Skaarn tells them they are going to be sold on the slave market.

Elsewhere, the captain of one of the ships Sam believed were pirate ships reports to his leader that their mission to rescue their missing citizens has failed. Skaarn is revealed to be the pirate and a kidnapper. The leader steps forward and Beta Ray Bill claims that he will bring the corrupt Black Nova from Earth to justice!


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