Infinity Gauntlet Marvel Select HC Infinity Gauntlet Marvel Select HC - Written by Jim Starlin. Art by George Perez & Ron Lim. Cover by George Perez.

For the dark Titan, Thanos, the Infinity Gauntlet was the Holy Grail - the ultimate prize to be coveted above all else.

With it came omnipotence: absolute control of all aspects of time, space, power, reality, the mind and the soul. But his gaining of supreme might meant the beginning of a dark nightmare for the entire universe.

Now, on the edge of Armageddon and led by the mysterious Adam Warlock, Earth's super heroes join in a desperate attempt to thwart this nihilistic god's insane plunge into galactic self-destruction.

Should the heroes fail, the astral gods of the universe wait to step into the fray. But in such an awesome cosmic conflict, will anyone survive?

It's one of the greatest blockbusters of all, from cosmic maestro Jim Starlin, the legendary George Perez and fan-favorite Ron Lim!

COLLECTING: INFINITY GAUNTLET (1991) 1-6

Rated T - 256 pgs./$29.99 - On Sale July 1st


What If? Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 4 TPB What If? Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 4 TPB - Written by John Byrne, Bill Mantlo, Tom DeFalco, Alan Weiss, David Anthony Kraft, David Michelinie, Rich Margopoulos, Alan Kupperberg, Alan Zelenetz, Peter B. Gillis & Mark Gruenwald. Art by John Byrne, Mike Vosburg, Arvell Jones, Alan Weiss, Paty Cockrum, Dan Reed, Alan Kupperberg, Ron Wilson, Butch Guice, Marc Silvestri, Ron Frenz, Bob Hall, Mark Gruenwald, Sal Buscema & Kelley Jones. Cover by Michael Golden.

More alternate-reality questions are answered!

Imagine a world where the Fantastic Four never gained their powers - or one where Stephen Strange never became Master of the Mystic Arts!

Consider the fates of the Thing and the Beast if they continued to mutate - or Spider-Man if Uncle Ben had lived!

Picture Conan the Barbarian meeting Thor - or finding himself stranded in the 20th century for good!

The Hulk goes berserk, Susan Richards dies in childbirth, Nova makes a life-changing decision and Galactus turns the Silver Surfer back into Norrin Radd!

But what if Loki had found Mjolnir before his brother - and what if the Marvel Universe ceased to exist?!

Plus: Thought-provoking tales featuring Daredevil, the Sub-Mariner, the Avengers and more!

Collecting WHAT IF? (1977) #36-47.

Rated T - 488 pgs./$39.99 - On Sale July 1st


Guardians of the Galaxy #4 Guardians of the Galaxy #4 - Written by Al Ewing. Art by Juann Cabal. Cover by Ivan Shavrin. Marvel Zombies Variant Cover by Mico Suayan.

The true Guardians have formed at long last - and their first mission is to defend a vital energy pipeline from a gang of unscrupulous ecoterrorists...

...including a rogue Nova, Moondragon's otherdimensional doppelganger, and a raccoon in a suit. And if you think you know where that's going... remember one thing.

This is the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. It can always get worse.

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale July 15th

NOVA NEWS:

12/20/01 New Nova Appearance!
Newsarama is reporting that Nova will be included in Jim Shooter's eight issue Avengers/Korvac sequel.

12/16/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova will be making at least a one-panel appearance in the Infinity Abyss mini-series due out in the summer of 2002. Full story at CSN Insider.

12/16/01 New Nova Mini-Series?
Comic Book Resources is reporting that Marvel has asked Jim Shooter to submit a proposal for Nova. The former Marvel Editor-In-Chief currently wants to focus on mini-series (an Avengers piece is in the works) and not a monthly title.

12/3/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova and the New Warriors have an appearance in Marvel Universe: Millennial Visions 2001. The one-shot issue goes on sale December 19th. Full story at the X-Fan website.

12/3/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to see Nova join the Thunderbolts?"
The results (42 total votes):
Yes = 71.4% (30 votes)
No = 28.6% (12 votes)

11/20/01 M2 Nova/Spider-Girl Appearance?
I asked Tom DeFalco if the M2 Nova would be making an appearance in Spider-Girl soon.

His response: "Yeah, he makes a one-panel cameo in issue #42...but it's a pivotal cameo."

10/31/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "If one became available, would you purchase a Bowen Designs-crafted statue or mini-bust of Nova?"
The results (36 total votes):
Yes = 94.4% (34 votes)
No = 5.6% (2 votes)

10/14/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a cameo appearance in Thunderbolts #57

10/4/01 Site is mentioned in Wizard #122!
The site was given the following review in its Dot Comics Section:

In Search Of... A Nova Fansite?
"A kick-ass Website complete with everything you ever needed to know about Rich Rider."


9/27/01 Erik Larsen's Nova/Defenders Appearance?
I asked Erik Larsen if he had been able to fit Nova into any of his remaining issues of the Defenders.

His response: "Nope, sorry."

9/27/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you support a Nova title in Marvel's Max line?"
The results (21 total votes):
Yes = 81% (17 votes)
No = 19% (4 votes)

9/21/01 Universe X: X Delayed!
Universe X: X (with Nova on the cover) has been delayed from Sept. 12th to Oct. 3rd.

9/20/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a cameo appearance in Thunderbolts #56. (Thanks to Don Lund for the heads-up on that one!)

8/29/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Which is your favorite Nova costume?"
The results (28 total votes):
Classic original = 78.5% (22 votes)
Red one in New Warriors = 3.5% (1 vote)
Brown one in NW = 0% (0 votes)
Modified w/red additions = 17.8% (5 votes)
Blue one in NW v2 = 0% (0 votes)

8/28/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova appears on the cover of Universe X: X. Comic goes on sale Sept. 12th. Below is the Nova portion of the cover courtesy of marvel.com.

8/1/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in Universe X #12.

7/19/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to see the return of Garthan Saal as Supernova?"
The results:
Yes = 63.3% (19 votes)
No = 36.7% (11 votes)

6/7/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in Universe X #10.

6/4/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you support a new Nova series written by Marv Wolfman?"
The results:
Yes = 91.7% (22 votes)
No = 8.3% (2 votes)

4/25/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in Universe X #9.

4/11/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a sketched appearance in Universe X Omnibus.

4/6/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "In the Marvel vs DC card set, Nova fought the Ray. Who do you think won?"
The results:
Nova 80% (20 votes)
Ray 20% (5 votes)

4/3/01 Spider-Girl Saved From Cancellation!
Spider-Girl, which features the M2 version of Nova, has been saved from cancellation! Marvel announced today that the book was saved due to the fans' write-in campaign and will continue for the foreseeable future.

4/2/01 Erik Larsen Talks About Nova
I asked Erik Larsen a few questions about Nova. Here's what he had to say:

1) You've mentioned in previous interviews that you were tempted to use Nova in your Fantastic Four maxi-series. Have you given in to temptation? If so, which version of Nova will it be (Rich Rider, Rhomann Dey, etc)?

His response: "If I used Nova it would have been Nova-prime who predated Rich Rider but I WON'T be using Nova in the FF book.!"

2) An upcoming issue of the Defenders involves Red Raven. Will we see Nova make a Defenders' appearance since he was the last to deal with Red Raven?

His response: "No-- but Nova WILL show up in the Defenders eventually."

3/28/01 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in the Mutant X Annual 2001.

3/21/01 New Nova Appearance!
The M2 Nova has a one-panel appearance in Spider-Girl #32.

3/18/01 Spider-Girl Being Cancelled
Spider-Girl, which features the M2 version of Nova, is being cancelled as of issue #38. If you would like to see the comic saved, please go to www.savemayday.com! It's a great comic and deserves a chance!!

3/10/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "When Do You Think The Next Nova Series Will Appear?"
The results:
Within a year - 19% (4 votes)
1 and 3 years - 52.3% (11 votes)
After 3 years - 14.2% (3 votes)
Never - 14.2% (3 votes)

1/15/01 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Did You Want To See The Xandarians Play A Bigger Role In Maximum Security?"
The results:
Yes - 86.6% (13 votes)
No - 13.3% (2 votes)

1/5/01 M2 Nova Mini-Series?
I asked Tom DeFalco (Spider-Girl) if the M2 version of Nova, who appears in Spider-Girl, might be getting his own mini-series.
His response: "While Nova will continue to appear in the pages of SPIDER-GIRL, I doubt there's any chance for an MC-2 limited series. Sorry!"

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SITE UPDATES:

Month of December, 2001 -
Added Torch's work to FanWorks.
Added Shooter/Avengers/Nova news.
Added Infinity Abyss Nova news.
Added Jim Shooter Nova news.
Added Ron Lim sketch to Creative.
Added Joe Sinnott sketch to Creative.
Added Millenial Visions news.
Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of November, 2001 -
Added Rivelino Balelo's work to FanWorks.
Added Tom DeFalco's Nova/Spider-Girl news.
Added Reanimator to NOVApedia.
Added more items to Products
(Thanks again, Michael!)
Added cards to Products
(Thanks to Michael Wright for the scan!)

Month of October, 2001 -
Changed poll question and posted results.
Created Yahoo Nova Prime Club.
Added Mandate's work to FanWorks.
Added Thunderbolts #57 to checklist.
Added October Nova appearances.
Added Wizard review.

Month of September, 2001 -
Added E. Larsen comment on Nova/Defenders.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Added 15 issues to checklist.
Added September Nova appearances.
Added cover credits to Nova v. 1 summaries.

Month of August, 2001 -
Changed poll question and posted results.
Added new unpublished artwork.
Added What The? #15 to checklist.
Became an Authorized Fan Site by Marvel.
Added Universe X #12 and Last Avengers Story
#1 to checklist and Other Appearances.
Added August Nova appearances.

Month of July, 2001 -
Added Devin Johnson's work to FanWorks.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Added Comic Book Artist #13, Marvel
Universe
to checklist.
Added summaries to New Warriors section.
Added entries (Nova Force, Gravimetric Pulse,
Living Computers and Xandarians)
to
NOVApedia.

Month of June, 2001 -
Added material to Star/Black Nova section.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Updated alphabetical checklist.
Added June Nova appearances.

Month of May, 2001 -
Added poster to Products.
Added new unpublished artwork.

Month of April, 2001 -
Updated alphabetical checklist.
Added more items to Products.
Added Anthony Castrillo sketch.
Added Eric Wolfe Hanson sketch.
Added unpublished artwork section.
Added Nova wallpaper to FanWork.
Added April Nova appearances.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Posted news on Spider-Girl's rescue.
Added interview with Marv Wolfman!
Added Erik Larsen quotes to News.

Month of March, 2001 -
Added March Nova appearances.
Posted news on Spider-Girl's cancellation.
Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of February, 2001 -
Site won the Golden Web Award.
Added 24 issues to alphabetical checklist.

Month of January, 2001 -
Added Nova auctions.
Began "Bring Back Nova!" campaign.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Expanded Nova Corps entry.
Added Craig Rousseau sketch.
Added Fun & Games #2 to checklists.
Added Tom DeFalco quote to News.

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