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Here’s what Marvel Comics will have in stores this August

Not long after we showed you what Marvel as prepped for July, the company has come back with its August slate. Much like July, it’s loaded.

Back to normal?

It certainly looks like the industry is getting back to a place of normalcy after the pandemic. While that’s not over yet, in some places not by a long shot, it’s still good to see a company like Marvel talking scheduled releases.

As mentioned, we just told you about July (and June), but now we’ve got even more for you in the form of August’s comics. Marvel has released the latest episode of The Pull List, which will fill you in.

The long and the short of it though, is that there will be a full roster of books out there. Those range from the latest Empyre tie-ins (Marvel’s summer event book), to new Giant-Size’s, and even the shock return of… The New Fantastic Four. Yes, the one you’re thinking of.

Scroll down for the full listing.


  • Written by Chip Zdarsky
  • Art by Chris Mooneyham and Manuel Garci
  • Cover by Chip Zdarsky
  • Colors by Rachelle Rosenberg


  • Written by Jonathan Hickman
  • Art and Cover by Rod Reis
  • The hit creative team of Jonathan Hickman & Rod Reis (NEW MUTANTS) turn their attention to the covert activities of the Weapon Plus program’s Weapon XIII! A bred killer who chooses the life of a gentleman super-thief, Fantomex has always defied expectations… For example, who would expect him to break into the World, the artificial realm of his creation? And then again? And then… again?


  • Written by Karla Pacheco
  • Art by Pere Pérez
  • Cover by Junggeun Yoon
  • With another all-out attack on her client, Spider-Woman is really beginning to regret taking this gig. As the tables turn yet again, a quick escape leads to the last place on Earth Jess wants to be. The shocking return of someone from Jess’s past ups the ante and throws Spider-Woman’s life into chaos!

EMPYRE #4 (of 6)

  • Written by Al Ewing and Dan Slott 
  • Art by Valerio Schiti
  • Cover by Jim Cheung
  • Tensions mount as the action heats up! As the attack on Wakanda intensifies, the heroes find themselves under attack from their enemies — and their allies! In a war where nobody can be fully trusted, betrayal cuts deep — as the alien invasion claims its first casualty! In this issue: The shock ending you never expected! You’ll want to frame it for your wall, True Believer!

EMPYRE #5 (of 6)

  • Written by Al Ewing and Dan Slott 
  • Art by Valerio Schiti
  • Cover by Jim Cheung
  • Love and war — in the midst of cosmic cataclysm! One fan-favorite Marvel hero reveals their secret — as another faces the ultimate showdown with a monstrous foe! Meanwhile, an outer-space jailbreak leads to a trial by combat you’ll have to see to believe…but is it all too late to save Earth from two world-ending threats at once?

EMPYRE: X-MEN #2 (of 4)

  • Written by Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy, and Leah Williams
  • Art by Lucas Werneck
  • Cover by Eduard Petrovich

EMPYRE: X-MEN #3 (of 4)

  • Written by Ed Brisson, Vita Ayala, and Zeb Wells
  • Art by TBA
  • Cover by Eduard Petrovich
  • EMPYRE: X-MEN #4 (of 4)
  • Written by Jonathan Hickman and TBA
  • Art by Jorge Molina
  • Cover by Kyle Hotz
  • These issues have more than you ever dreamed to ask for. And then some.


  • Written by Alex Paknadel
  • Art by Alex Lins
  • Cover by Rod Reis
  • The eve of Quoi’s ascension is at hand! But when the trials are interrupted by an unexpected interloper—Mantis—who will win this battle of wills?


  • Written by Alex Paknadel
  • Art by Thomas Nachlik
  • Cover by Rod Reis
  • The swordsman has been resurrected! But there are more secrets than what lies beyond the grave… Join Swordsman and his son, Quoi, as they embark on a journey of discovery here on Earth – one they can’t walk back from!


  • Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson
  • Art by Ariel Olivetti
  • Cover by Mike Henderson
  • Earth’s defenses are being overrun! With his back against the ropes, Captain America reaches out for aid…but is there anyone left to hear the call?


  • Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson
  • Art by Ariel Olivetti
  • A mountain of trouble arises for Captain America and his ground forces – literally! Will Captain America and his allied soldiers be able to stop this terrain behemoth…or will they find themselves buried in an early grave in this shocking series conclusion?


  • Written by Jim Zub
  • Art by Carlos Magno
  • Cover by Paul Renaud
  • Earth’s Mightiest Heroes fight an intergalactic foe on three fronts! In New York, a villain from the past has been super charged with alien energy. In Mexico, old hatreds turn allies into enemies. And in the Savage Land, the soul of the jungle has been stolen and Shanna the She-Devil’s life hangs in the balance. It’s mystery, magic and mayhem, in the Mighty Marvel Manner!


  • Written by Jim Zub
  • Art by Carlos Magn
  • Cover by Paul Renaud
  • Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are caught in a conflict against nature itself as the soul of the Savage Land hangs in the balance. Guest-starring Ka-Zar, Shanna the She-Devil and the macabre Man-Thing!


  • Written by Kelly Thompson
  • Art by Cory Smith
  • Cover by Jorge Molina
  • THE ACCUSER GOES ROGUE! Captain Marvel has stepped into the role of accuser in the newly unified Kree/Skrull Empire. But when she’s tasked to accuse a renegade soldier responsible for heinous crimes, she finds herself torn between two worlds. Don’t miss the revelation of the year – one that will not only change Carol’s whole world, but the shape of the galaxy!


  • Written by Kelly Thompson
  • Art by Cory Smith
  • Cover by Jorge Molina
  • THE ACCUSER CORPS! Captain Marvel recruits some of her closest allies to unravel the mystery of the Universal Weapon — and the woman she’s meant to accuse. But is Carol splitting her power just when she’ll need it most? And how is the united Kree/Skrull Empire going to react to three more HUMAN Accusers?!


  • Written by Dan Slott
  • Art by Paco Medina
  • Cover by Nick Bradshaw
  • The return of the new Fantastic Four?! The events of EMPYRE threaten all life on Earth and the future balance of power throughout the cosmos! And the secret mission that the FF have placed into Valeria and Franklin’s hands requires some big-league help!


  • Written by Zeb Wells
  • Art and Cover by Stephen Segovia
  • MAD AS HELL! Krakoa’s resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned — the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!


  • Written by Leah Williams
  • Art by David Baldeón
  • Cover by Ivan Shavrin
  • DANCE OF DEATH! The team gets their first case – investigating the disappearance of a mutant dancer at a prestigious ballet academy…in the Mojoverse!


  • Written by Gerry Duggan
  • Art and Cover by Phil Noto
  • REUNITED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME! Deadpool considers Cable one of his oldest and best friends. Cable hasn’t met Deadpool, yet. He’s in for a treat.


  • Written by Benjamin Percy
  • Art by Viktor Bogdanovic
  • Cover by Adam Kubert
  • THE RED TAVERN! After getting dressed down by the Quiet Council for rogue activity, Wolverine escapes through his own secret gate to the Red Tavern, a snowbound, backwoods watering hole where he only wants to guzzle whiskey in peace. But Logan soon discovers that peace isn’t possible as a twist-and-turn murder mystery unfolds – and at the heart of it all is an enemy from the past.


  • Written by Tini Howard
  • Art by Marcus To
  • Cover by Mahmud Asrar
  • BLOOD OF THE CHANGELING! The Citadel has committed an act of war and Excalibur must respond. While they lick their wounds deep in Otherworld, Apocalypse takes steps toward his ultimate goal.


  • Written by Benjamin Percy
  • Art by Joshua Cassara
  • Cover by Dustin Weaver
  • RED DAWN! After taking on the Flower Cartel, Logan has brought back valuable intel to the mutant CIA. The non-treaty nation of Russia is working to undermine Krakoa – and may be aligned with Xeno. Beast wants Colossus on their side as the first drumbeats of war begin to sound.

X-MEN #11

  • Written by Jonathan Hickman
  • Art and Cover by Leinil Francis Yu


  • Written by Gerry Duggan
  • Art by Stefano Caselli
  • Cover by Russell Dauterman
  • THE QUEEN IS DEAD! The Marauders…the Hellfire Trading Company…all of Krakoa is reeling from the death of Kate Pryde.

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