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

12/14/04 Bowen Design's Nova Mini-Bust Has Been Modified!
Bowen Designs has modified the Nova mini-bust for the final version. It's still available to order! It was sculpted by Carl Surges and Randy Bowen and is scheduled to ship in January. The price is $45 with $7 shipping.

10/08/04 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like to see Rich and Ginger back together to raise her baby?"
The results (60 total votes):
Yes. 47% (28 votes)
No. 53% (32 votes)
Thanks to everyone who voted!

9/24/04 Bowen Design's Nova Mini-Bust Is Now Available For Pre-Order!
Bowen Designs has the Nova mini-bust available for pre-order! It was sculpted by Carl Surges and Randy Bowen and is scheduled to ship in January. The price is $45 with $7 shipping. The released version will feature a gold chromed helmet.

9/17/04 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has an appearance in Marvel Team-Up #2. Thanks to Don Lund and Newsarama for the info!

7/29/04 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you like Nova to be a member of Bendis's new Avengers?"
The results (52 total votes):
Yes. 94% (49 votes)
No. 6% (3 votes)
Thanks to everyone who voted!

7/29/04 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a text only mention in Captain America #29. Thanks to Chuck Johnson for the tip!

7/20/04 New Sneak Peek at Bowen Mini-Bust!
Bowen Designs has released a new peek of the upcoming Nova mini-bust! It was sculpted by Carl Surges and Randy Bowen. Spectacular!

7/6/04 New Nova Series Update
I asked Marvel's EIC, Joe Quesada, about the new Nova series rumor. His response: "This is not true."

7/5/04 New Nova Series!?!
comicbookresources.com's Rich Johnston is reporting in his Lying In The Gutter column that "There's a new "Nova" comic book series from Marvel in the works. A kind of "Starship Troopers" style comic, using the Nova Corp as an international marines-style team. The writers are believed to be Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning." Thanks to Don Lund for the tip!!

6/29/04 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has an appearance in She-Hulk #5.

5/26/04 Sneak Peek at Bowen Mini-Bust!
Bowen Designs has released a sketch of the upcoming Nova mini-bust! Be sure to visit their site for other spectacular items!

5/22/04 Return of the New Warriors?
At Wizard World East, Joe Quesada said that there are proposals in for the New Warriors.

4/28/04 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in Avengers/Thunderbolts #3. Thanks to AJ Thomas for the news!

4/25/04 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "Would you purchase Nova merchandise produced by Bowen Designs?"
The results (26 total votes):
Yes. 73% (19 votes)
Depends on price. 15% (4 votes)
No. 12% (3 votes)
Thanks to everyone who voted!

3/22/04 Nova appears in JLA/Avengers #4!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in JLA/Avengers #4 which ships March 31st.

2/25/04 Nova Appears in new Alex Ross Lithograph (Update)!
The new Alex Ross 'Marvel Universe The 70's' lithograph is now available for pre-order! Click here to place your order and see the finished work! The litho ships in May.

1/31/04 Bowen Designs Nova Announcement!
On the Bowen Designs Message Board, Randy Bowen has announced that a Nova mini-bust will be sculpted!!

1/21/04 Nova Appears in new Alex Ross Lithograph!
Nova will be one of the characters in the new Alex Ross lithograph dedicated to the Marvel heroes of the 1970's. It will be offered by Dynamic Forces. For the press release and the rough pencils, click here.

1/18/04 New Nova Appearance!
Nova has a one-panel appearance in Captain Marvel #18.

1/12/04 NOVA POLL RESULTS!
The question was: "What type of Nova story is your favorite?"
The results (29 total votes):
Sci-fi, space-based story. 41% (12 votes)
An Earth-based story. 59% (17 votes)
Thanks to everyone who voted!

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SITE UPDATES:

Month of December, 2004 -
12/14 Added the modified Bowen mini-bust to News.

Month of November, 2004 -
11/24 Added Marvel Team-Up #2 (v3) to Checklist.
11/13 Added Nova wallpaper to FanWorks.
11/08 Awarded the Centurion Award to the NW Forum.
11/08 Added video clip to TV.

Month of October, 2004 -
10/31 Added Diamondhead and Super-Nova to Dossiers.
10/8 Began the Dossier Database in Databases.
10/8 Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of September, 2004 -
9/24 Added Bowen Designs availability to News.
9/17 Added Marvel Team-Up #2 to News.

Month of August, 2004 -
8/28 The site won the Web Smarty Award!
8/19 Made changes to top and side site graphics.

Month of July, 2004 -
7/29 Changed poll question and posted results.
7/29 Added Captain America #29 to News.
7/29 Added Captain America #29 to Checklist.
7/20 Added Bowen Designs sneak peek to News.
7/6 Added updated info on the new Nova series to News.
7/5 Added possible new Nova series info to News.
7/3 Added Infinity Crusade poster and Marvel VS Nova
card to Products.

Month of June, 2004 -
6/29 Added She-Hulk #5 to News.
6/29 Added She-Hulk #5 to Checklist.
6/12 Added Avengers 24 v3, Darkhawk Annual 3,
Guardians of the Galaxy 54, Marvel Comics Presents 175, Savage Dragon 82, Silver Surfer 55 and What If 61 v2
to Checklist.
Very special thanks to Thomas Brennan for the list!!

Month of May, 2004 -
5/26 Added Bowen Designs sketch to News.
5/22 Added New Warriors news to News.
5/20 Added Alex Ross's litho to Products.

Month of April, 2004 -
4/28 Added Avengers/T-Bolts #3 to Checklist.
4/28 Added Avengers/T-Bolts #3 to News.
4/25 Changed poll question and posted results.

Month of March, 2004 -
3/22 Added JLA/Avengers #4 to Checklist.
3/22 Added JLA/Avengers #4 to News.
3/21 Began the Alter-Nova Database in Databases.

Month of February, 2004 -
2/25 Added Alex Ross's litho update to News.
2/11 Added Wil E.'s patriotic Nova to FanWorks.

Month of January, 2004 -
1/31 Added Randy Bowen announcement to News.
1/21 Added Alex Ross's litho to News.
1/18 Added Captain Marvel #18 to Checklist.
1/18 Added Captain Marvel #18 to News.
1/12 Changed poll question and posted results.

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