History of the Marvel Universe #4 History of the Marvel Universe #4 - Written by Mark Waid. Art by Javier Rodriguez. Cover by Steve McNiven. Variant Cover by Javier Rodriguez.

From the Fantastic Four to the Death of Phoenix, witness the awe and majesty of the beginnings of the Modern Marvel Universe!

Rated T - 32 pgs./$4.99 - On Sale October 16th


What If? v2 TPB What If? v2 TPB - Written by Roy Thomas, Don Glut, Marv Wolfman, Steven Grant, Peter B. Gillis, Tom DeFalco, Bill Mantlo & More. Art by John Buscema, Herb Trimpe, Carmine Infantino, Tom Sutton, Pat Broderick, Alan Kupperberg, Gene Colan, Fred Kida & More. Cover by Herb Trimpe.

Classic tales of boundless imagination from the Marvel Multiverse!

Uatu the Watcher asks some of the biggest "What if?" questions of all - beginning with what if Conan the Barbarian walked the Earth today?!

Join Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos - in space! Consider the possibilities if someone else had become Nova! And find out what would have happened if Ghost Rider, Spider-Woman and Captain Marvel had remained villains!

Stephen Strange becomes a disciple of Dormammu, Spider-Man stops the burglar before Uncle Ben is killed, and the Avengers fight the Kree/Skrull War without Rick Jones!

But can you visualize a world in which Susan Storm marries Namor, the Sub-Mariner? Or one in which Doctor Doom becomes a hero?

Plus: What if the Hulk's girlfriend Jarella didn't die? And what if the radioactive spider bit Aunt May?!

Collecting WHAT IF? (1977) #13-15 and #17-23.

Rated T - 376 pgs./$39.99 - On Sale October 2nd


Annihilation: Scourge Alpha #1 Annihilation: Scourge Alpha #1 - Written by Matthew Rosenberg. Art by Juanan Ramirez. Cover by Josemaria Casanovas. Variant cover by Alex Garner. Variant cover by Ron Lim. Variant cover by Ariel Olivetti.

THE OPENING SALVO FOR DECEMBER'S MAIN EVENT!

Something is stirring in the Negative Zone...something that the Marvel Universe isn't ready for!

Will Nova be able to assemble a team powerful enough to tackle this burgeoning threat, or is it already too late to stop its descent upon the galaxy?

For the Cosmos's greatest heroes, ANNIHILATION is only the beginning...

Rated T+ - 40 pgs./One-Shot/$4.99 - On Sale November 20th

NOVA NEWS:

11/12/02 Nova in Spider-Girl?
I asked Tom DeFalco if he was planning to have Nova appear in Spider-Girl soon.
His response: "He has brief appearances in Spider-Girl #58 and 59...which conclude a story that begins in #54."

11/12/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to see a M2 Nova (from Spider-Girl's universe) one-shot?"
The results (34 total votes):
Yes - 91% (31 votes)
No - 9% (3 votes)

10/5/02 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel fantasy appearance in B-Sides #2. Thanks to Hank Driskill for letting me know!

9/10/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Other than Rich Rider, who was your favorite Nova?"
The results (53 total votes):
Rhomann Dey - 58% (31 votes)
Tanak Valt - 4% (2 votes)
Garthan Saal - 8% (4 votes)
Alternate Nova (v2, 6-7) - 6% (3 votes)
Nova 0:0 - 24% (13 votes)

7/30/02 New Nova Appearance!
Nova will be on the cover of issue #2 of the comic magazine 'Write Now'. He'll be drawn by Erik Larsen! Scheduled for October.

7/3/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to have seen the Avengers/Korvac sequel w/Nova published?"
The results (34 total votes):
Yes - 38.2% (13 votes)
No - 61.8% (21 votes)

5/6/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Which was your favorite Nova series?"
The results (27 total votes):
1st series (Wolfman) - 33.3% (9 votes)
2nd series (Nicieza) - 63% (17 votes)
3rd series (Larsen) - 3.7% (1 vote)

4/21/02 Avengers Assemble with Nova?
I asked Geoff Johns if he was planning to have Nova as an Avenger in his new line-up.
His response: "No plans for Nova yet."

4/16/02 Update on Avengers/Korvac Sequel!
Newsarama is reporting that Jim Shooter's Avengers/Korvac sequel, which was to have featured Nova, has been cancelled.

3/23/02 New Nova Appearance!
Nova and the New Warriors appear in a flashback sequence in Paradise X #1.
Issue goes on sale March 27th!

3/7/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Did you like the new Nova costume in Millenial Visions 2001?"
The results (24 total votes):
Yes = 12.5% (3 votes)
No = 54.2% (13 votes)
Didn't see it = 33.3% (8 votes)

1/11/02 John Buscema 1927-2002
Comic artist John Buscema passed away on Jan. 10th from stomach cancer. He had drawn Nova in issues #1 & #2 of the original Nova series. Mr. Buscema will be greatly missed.

1/5/02 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to see Nova in an Ultimate title?"
The results (22 total votes):
Yes = 95.4% (21 votes)
No = 4.6% (1 vote)

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SITE UPDATES:

Month of December, 2002 -
12/1 Added Craig's figure to FanWorks.

Month of November, 2002 -
11/29 Added Craig's artwork to FanWorks.
11/22 Added Write Now #2 to Checklist.
11/22 Added JGalica's MicroHeroes to FanWorks.
11/12 Added Tom DeFalco's quote.
11/12 Added Amazing Spider-Man 30th Anniversary Poster Magazine to Checklist.
11/12 Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of October, 2002 -
10/30 Added Wil E.'s art to FanWorks.
10/21 Added Luke Ross sketch to Creative.
10/8 Added Darren Firestone entry in the NOVApedia.
10/5 Updated Nova's entry in the NOVApedia.
10/5 Added B-Sides #2 to Checklist.
10/5 Added Darren Blackburn's art to FanWorks.
10/1 Added Darkhawk #45 to Checklist. Thanks to Corey Blake for letting me know!
10/1 Added Darren Blackburn's art to FanWorks.

Month of September, 2002 -
Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of August, 2002 -
Added Hank Driskill's art to FanWorks.
Added the latest Centurion Award winner.

Month of July, 2002 -
Added Write Now #2 appearance to News.
Added Terry Watkins's art to FanWorks.
Added Fun & Games 3-13 to Checklist.
Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of June, 2002 -
Added Infinity Abyss #2 to Checklist.
Added the latest Centurion Award winner.
Added transcripts from the Nova trial.

Month of May, 2002 -
Added Spider-Man Saga #2 & Spider-Girl #47 to Checklist.
Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of April, 2002 -
Added Geoff Johns' quote.
Added update on Avengers/Korvac sequel.
Added Wade Von Grawbadger sketch to Creative.
Added Mark Hill's art to FanWorks.

Month of March, 2002 -
Added Paradise X #1 to Checklist.
Changed poll question and posted results.
Modified the Adventures page.
Added Flank McLargehuge's art to FanWorks.

Month of February, 2002 -
Added Cap. Marvel #29 to Checklist.
Moved site to www.novaprimepage.com!

Month of January, 2002 -
Gave the first Centurion Award.
Added cards to Products.
Corrected cover credits for Nova #14 v1. George Perez was the cover artist for that issue. Special thanks to George Perez and Andy Mangels for the correction!!
Made corrections and additions to NOVApedia. Many thanks to Flank McLargehuge for his sharp eye and help!
Added new Dave Adam's Nova art to FanWorks.
Added news of John Buscema's death.
Added Dave Adam's Nova art to FanWorks.
Added MU: Millennial Visions, Spider-Girl 42, Spider-Man: Ultimate Guide, Giant Size Mini-Marvels and Marvel Mazes Book to checklist.
Changed poll question and posted results.

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