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The X-Men Face an Army of Demons in AMAZING X-MEN #5!

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This March, the most bombastic X-Book continues! Marvel is proud to present your first look at AMAZING X-MEN #5, from the critically acclaimed creative team of Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness! The X-Men have been reunited with their fallen brother Nightcrawler – but how long will the reunion last? Azazel and his fleet of hellish warships are advancing – set to pillage the afterlife for all eternity! Now, Nightcrawler – the most swashbuckling X-Man of all, must once again take up the sword to save the entire universe! And with his team of amazing X-Men at his back, there’s no stopping him! But as the battle for the afterlife commences, one of the X-Men must make the ultimate sacrifice. Don’t miss the next blockbuster issue of the series that has everyone talking when AMAZING X-MEN #5 hits the stands this March!

Marvel Spotlight: AMAZING X-MEN (2013) #4

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Wolverine and Northstar are defeated and stranded in… Purgatory? Nightcrawler tries to rally the X-Men to help them and save the after-life from Azazel, but they are outgunned by the demon lord and his hordes!

Experience the Untold Story in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: LEARNING TO CRAWL!

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“With great power, there must also come great responsibility.”  These words have echoed through time and helped shape a teenage boy into the greatest super hero the world has ever known! You thought you knew the whole story? You were wrong!

There’s more to the story of how Peter Parker became the Amazing Spider-Man. This May, explore those early adventures in Amazing Spider-Man: Learning to Crawl, a new 5-issue limited series from New York Times Bestselling writer Dan Slott (Superior Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man), Eisner Award winning artist Ramón Pérez (Tale of Sand, Wolverine and the X-Men) with covers by legendary painter Alex Ross!

“We all love a good ‘Year One’ story,” says Senior Editor Nick Lowe. “But this is MUCH more! Not only does this address Spider-Man’s past, but it sets up a new villain that will be a huge part of Dan Slott’s AMAZING SPIDER-MAN plans moving forward.”

Picking up shortly after the murder of his mentor and beloved father figure Uncle Ben, Learning to Crawl will both tell the story of Peter Parker’s first 60 days as the Amazing Spider-Man – in an all-new story set parallel to the events of 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15 and 1963’s Amazing Spider-Man #1 – #3 and introduce a stunning new villain in the classic Marvel style!

"If you read the early issues [of Amazing Spider-Man], he doesn’t start patrolling for crime until issue #3 or #4," says writer Dan Slott in an interview with Marvel.com. "What’s he doing? Every adventure, he either stumbles across it, or he’s looking for money. ‘Oh! If only I could get pictures of the Vulture!’ He doesn’t wake up one morning and go, ‘I need to catch the Vulture.’ He sees a thing in the Daily Bugle requesting some photos for good money. ‘That’ll pay the rent! Maybe Aunt May won’t have to hock her jewelry.’"

"That path that he’s on will eventually lead him to being a hero," continued Slott. "That’s the story. It’s his path to becoming the Spider-Man that we know. There’s a story that you haven’t heard."

Official: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, PETER PARKER To Return

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Peter Parker, fully back in the spider’s seat of his own mind, is returning to the pages of a relaunched Amazing Spider-Man #1 in April, by the creative team of Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos. The NY Daily News just officially confirmed the news

“To do that for a solid year of my life, that’s the hardest thing I’ve had to do — to look small children in the eye at a convention and lie to them," Slott told The Daily News. "Inside, part of me was dying." Slott did, however, on a set visit for Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, tell Andrew Garfield that Peter would be back in time for the film.

When Slott first discussed the storyline that would kill off Peter and see Otto Octavius, who debuted in 1963’s Amazing Spider-Man #3 as Doc Ock, one of Peter’s oldest, most nefarious villains take his place as Spidey with the executives at Marvel, the writer said he was "as cynical" as any fan would be.

Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso says that "people will appreciate him a little more after this." He added that he thought "people have been taking [Peter] for granted."

As for the return itself, the Daily News was light on details, but Dan Slott has taken to social media to tease fans that at least some hints will come as early as this coming Wednesday, January 15, 2014. In Superior Spider-Man currently, Otto/Spidey has merged with the Venom symbiote – while Dr. Strange’s magic erased Parker from the alien suit’s memory, it does recognize that something is wrong with its host. The Avengers are on the scene, and Peter’s ex-girlfriend Carlie Cooper, who has figured out the mind-swap, is currently being held captive by the Green Goblin.

"This Sunday, January 12th there will be some BIG Superior Spider-Man SPOILERS on news & comic news sites," Slott posted on his Facebook page.

"If you can, you should probably try to avoid them till after you’ve read your new comics on Weds.

"You’ve been warned."

New Comics for the week of 1/15/2014

3 GUNS #6 (OF 6)
A VOICE IN THE DARK #3 (MR)
ADVENTURE TIME #24 MAIN CVRS (C: 1-0-0)
ALL NEW X-MEN #21
AMAZING X-MEN #3
ARCHIE #651 REG CVR
BATGIRL #27 (GOTHTOPIA)
BATMAN LIL GOTHAM #10
BETTY & VERONICA #269 REG CVR
BPRD HELL ON EARTH #115
CARBON GREY VOL 3 #2 (OF 2) CVR A NGUYEN & LOH
CATACLYSM ULTIMATES #3 (OF 3)
CLIVE BARKER NEXT TESTAMENT #7 (OF 12) (MR)
CONSTANTINE #10 (EVIL)
DAREDEVIL #35
DC COMICS SUPER VILLAINS DEADSHOT AF
DC COMICS SUPER VILLAINS HARLEY QUINN AF
DEPARTMENT OF MONSTEROLOGY #4 (OF 4)
DISNEY KINGDOMS SEEKERS OF WEIRD #1 (OF 5)
EGOS #1
FANTASTIC FOUR #16
FOREVER EVIL ROGUES REBELLION #4 (OF 6)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #27
HARLEY QUINN PRELUDES AND KNOCK KNOCK JOKES TP
HELLRAISER DARK WATCH #12 (MR)
ILLEGITIMATES #2 (OF 6)
IMAGINE AGENTS #4 (OF 4)
INJUSTICE YEAR TWO #1
JENNIFER BLOOD #35 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #2
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11 (EVIL)
MARVEL SELECT ULTIMATE HULK ACTION FIGURE
MAXX MAXXIMIZED #3
MEGA MAN #33 REG CVR
MIRACLEMAN #1
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #15
NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL #1 (OF 4)
NIGHTWING #27
NOVA #12
POWERPUFF GIRLS #5
RAT QUEENS #4 CVR A (MR)
REGULAR SHOW #8 MAIN CVRS
REVOLUTIONARY WAR DARK ANGEL #1
ROVER RED CHARLIE #2 (OF 6) (MR)
SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU #41
SECRET AVENGERS #14
SIMPSONS COMICS #208
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #256 REG CVR
STAR TREK MAGAZINE #48 PX ED
STAR WARS DARTH VADER & CRY OF SHADOWS #2 (OF 5)
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE WAR #3 (OF 5)
STITCHED #18 (MR)
SUICIDE SQUAD #27 (EVIL)
SUPERBOY #27
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #25
SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #4
TALES OF HONOR PROMO POSTER (NET)
THOR GOD OF THUNDER #17
THUNDERBOLTS #20.NOW ANMN
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES #7
UNCANNY X-FORCE #16 XFV
UNCANNY X-MEN #16
WOLVERINE MAX #15 (MR)
WORLDS FINEST #19
X-FILES CONSPIRACY #1 (OF 2)
X-MEN LEGACY #22