Black Order #4 Black Order #4 - Written by Derek Landy. Art by Philip Tan. Cover by Inhyuk Lee. Variant Cover by John Tyler Christopher.

Empires, rebellions, super heroes and spies - all in a day's work for the enigmatic Black Swan.

With a dark and twisted Nova on the rampage and her Black Order teammates getting decidedly pummeled, the Swan is presented with a simple choice: stay and risk an ungainly end or leave and abandon the closest thing she has to a family.

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale February 20th


Guardians of the Galaxy #2 Guardians of the Galaxy #2 - Written by Donny Cates. Art by Geoff Shaw. Cover by David Marquez. Variant Cover by Matteo Scalera.

Thanos is dead...Long live the NEW Thanos!

But who will it be?!

Will the new Guardians of the Galaxy find that person in time before the universe comes crashing down?

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale February 20th


Champions #3 Champions #3 - Written by Jim Zub. Art by Steven Cummings. Cover by Kim Jacinto. Spider-Man Villains Variant Cover by Mike McKone.

The ultimate sacrifice or the ultimate betrayal? Ms. Marvel will find out the truth, even if it kills her...

Jim Zub (AVENGERS, UNCANNY AVENGERS) and Steven Cummings (Wayward, Legends of the Dark Knight) take the Champions into new territory, and the team will never be the same.

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale March 6th

Episode Information:
Program: Super Hero Squad
Season: 2
Episode Title: So Pretty When They Explode!
Episode Number: 37
Certification: USA: TV-Y7
Aired: January 29, 2011 (30 minutes)


Episode Summary:
Iron Man must keep Thanos from using the Power Stone to destroy the intergalactic peacekeepers, the Nova Corps, by assembling the burliest away team ever! Nova gets captured, and Iron Man invites She-Hulk to join the rescue mission.


Episode Credits:
Production Crew
Exec. Producers - Alan Fine, Dan Buckley,
                           Jeph Loeb & Eric S. Rollman
Supervising Producer - Cort Lane
Producer - Dana C. Booton
Supervising Director - Mitch Schauer
Director - Michael Gerard
Writer - Len Wein
Produced By - Marvel Animation
       Voice Actors
Nova - Jason Marsden
Thanos - Jim Cummings
Iron Man - Tom Kenny
Hulk - Travis Willingham
Thor - David Boat
Hercules - Jess Harnell
She-Hulk - Katee Sackhoff
HERBIE - Tara Strong

Marvel Animation's Nova Design Sketches:


Comic Book Appearance:

The SHS Nova appeared on the Super Hero Squad variant cover to Deadpool #27!

It was a homage to the cover of The Man Called Nova #1 and was distributed in a 1:15 ratio (1 copy per 15 ordered by a retailer).

The cover art was done by Dave Johnson.


Episode Merchandise:

Prior to this appearance, a Nova action figure was released in August of 2009.

Nova was part of Wave 15 in the series and was included in a two-pack along with the Hulk.


Super Hero Squad Video Game:

A video game featuring the Super Hero Squad arrived in stores in November of 2010. Nova was one of the characters in the game. Below is the game's cover along with the Nova portion of the game's character guide (Special Thanks to Basil Christi for the scans). Also a sample video sequence.


Super Hero Squad Online:

A online video game featuring the Super Hero Squad arrived in November of 2011. Nova was one of the characters in the game. Below is an image of Nova and a sample video sequence.


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