December 2015 comics solicitations

New releases out in December. These caught our eye:


Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1
Written by DAN SLOTT with SEAN RYAN & MORE Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS & RAMON PEREZ with BRANDON PETERSON & MORE Cover by ALEX ROSS 
Peter Parker is back! He's got a second chance at life, and he's not wasting a moment of it. But his old foes Electro and the Black Cat are back as well, re-energized and madder than ever! And a new revelation rocks Spider-Man's world: The radioactive spider that granted Peter his powers bit someone else, too! Who is Silk, and where has she been all these years? Find out as Peter Parker retakes his life, putting the "friendly" back in the neighborhood, the "hero" back in "super hero" -- and the "amazing" back in "Spider-Man!" Plus, it's a new chapter in the story you know by heart! He sought revenge, but found responsibility. Watch as young Peter Parker takes his first steps toward finding his way in the world as Spider-Man! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.1-1.5 & #1-6 and ANNUAL #1. 304 PGS.


Daredevil Epic Collection: A Touch of Typhoid
Written by ANN NOCENTI, FABIAN NICIEZA & MIKE BARON Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., RON LIM, STEVE DITKO & WHILCE PORTACIO Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. 
How do you solve a problem like Mary? That's Typhoid Mary, the lethally seductive assassin unleashed by the Kingpin in his campaign to break Matt Murdock. She's a "love-maker and a man-hater" with multiple personalities -- including one to target Matt, and another with her sights set on Daredevil! Under attack from both sides, the champion of Hell's Kitchen may be powerless to resist! Then, DD dances with demons when INFERNO rages in Manhattan, and his old life will be left in ashes. And everything goes to hell when the 'Devil locks horns with Mephisto! See both sides as Daredevil clashes with the Punisher, and meet the dark soul known as Blackheart! Will the Man Without Fear be left as a Man Without Hope? Collecting DAREDEVIL (1964) #253-270 and PUNISHER (1987) #10. 472 PGS.


Marvel Universe by John Byrne Omnibus
Written by BILL MANTLO, CHRIS CLAREMONT, JIM SHOOTER, DAVID MICHELINIE, STEVEN GRANT, MARK GRUENWALD, ROGER STERN, JOHN BYRNE, STAN LEE & ARCHIE GOODWIN Penciled by JOHN BYRNE Cover by JOHN BYRNE 
He's one of the most successful comic creators in history, known for epic stints on FANTASTIC FOUR, UNCANNY X-MEN, ALPHA FLIGHT and more! Now, savor John Byrne's wider influence on the Marvel Universe in this collection of shorter -- but no less classic -- runs on top-tier characters! Enjoy Byrne's definitive takes on icons like Captain America, the Hulk, the Avengers, Wolverine and the Silver Surfer, as well as Black Widow and her fellow Champions! Plus: Watch as Byrne helps build the legend of Star-Lord, unite Luke Cage and Iron Fist, and introduce an astonishing new Ant-Man! Collecting CHAMPIONS #11-15, MARVEL PREVIEW #11, AVENGERS (1963) #164-166 and #181-191, POWER MAN #48-50, MARVEL PREMIERE #47-48, CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #247-255, SILVER SURFER (1982) #1, INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #314-319, WOLVERINE (1988) #17-23, and material from MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #29. 1120 PGS.


S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary
Written by KATHRYN IMMONEN, JODY HOUSER, DAVID F. WALKER, PATRICK KINDLON, CHELSEA CAIN, MATTHEW ROSENBERG & STAN LEE Penciled by RICH ELLIS, LUKE ROSS, JOELLE JONES, LEE FERGUSON, DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON & JACK KIRBY Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Celebrate the 50th birthday of the world's premier peacekeeping force with solo spotlights on its most secretive agents! Journey into the past and see Peggy Carter targeted by S.H.I.E.L.D.! Agent May makes like the cavalry when a training exercise goes wrong -- while Mockingbird roars, rampages and seeks bloody satisfaction. Daisy "Skye" Johnson faces an Inhuman family reunion that will make you quake! And in a mission five decades in the making, the present-day Nick Fury teams up with his father -- will they see eyepatch-to-eyepatch? Plus: the classic first appearance of Nick Fury Sr., as he fights Nazis alongside his World War II allies the Howling Commandos! Collecting AGENT CARTER: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, AGENT MAY: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, FURY: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, MOCKINGBIRD: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, QUAKE: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1, SGT. FURY AND HIS HOWLING COMMANDOS (1963) #1, BATTLE SCARS #6 and material from STRANGE TALES (1951) #135. 176 PGS.


X-Men Epic Collection: The Gift
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT, JO DUFFY & DAVE COCKRUM Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR., BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, STEVE LEIALOHA, PAUL SMITH & DAVE COCKRUM Cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR.
Swords and sorcery, mutant style! Finding themselves in the middle of a barbarian nightmare, can the X-Men, Avengers and Spider-Man restore the world? Things are no less mystical for the X-Men and Alpha Flight when the trickster god Loki offers a gift to the people of Earth -- but, big surprise, it comes with a price! And blade in hand, Nightcrawler swashbuckles his way through an other-dimensional solo adventure! Enough fantasy for you? How about sci-fi, courtesy of Lockheed the Space Dragon and the time-tossed future Sentinel known as Nimrod? And for fans of good, old-fashioned super heroics, Power Pack meets Wolverine -- and the Juggernaut's back in town! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #189-198, X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #8, X-MEN AND ALPHA FLIGHT (1985) #1-2 and NIGHTCRAWLER (1985) #1-4. 512 PGS.


Batman & Superman in World's Finest: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1
Written by EDMOND HAMILTON and others Art by CURT SWAN, DICK SPRANG and others Cover by DARWYN COOKE 
640 pg,
Superman and Batman team up in these stories that guest-star Robin, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor and The Joker! Collects stories from SUPERMAN #76 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #71-96.


Walt Disney's Donald Duck: The Daily Newspaper Comics Volume 2
The early Donald Duck daily strips are collected for the first time ever! This second volume includes 750 sequential daily comic strips from 1940 to 1942 drawn by Al Taliaferro and written by Bob Karp, and reproduced from pristine original material in the Disney Vaults! 272 pages


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