THE AVENGERS STAND OFF In PLEASANT HILL For Their Spring EVENT!

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Marvel's Spring Event Brings The ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL!

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This is a big one!
This will split The Avengers down the middle, bring back fan-favorite heroes, villains, and titles that we haven't seen in quite some time, and lead to the major summer event, CIVIL WAR II!

The event was kicked-off in February with a one-shot "prologue" issue, entitled AVENGERS STANDOFF: WELCOME TO PLEASANT HILL.
This one-shot issue is something you're definitely gonna want to get on top of! EVEN GREG READ IT! 

The prologue issue is very ominous; You're not entirely sure what's going down, and when you think you do: BAM! The book hits you with a twist ending, featuring some major Marvel characters that are sure to get fans excited! We can definitely say this is the freshest concept for a Marvel Comics event, and is especially one that'll create lasting ramifications for our most beloved heroes. And, it seems the general consensus, even from our most critical of customers, is that that the prologue presents us the stepping stones to what is sure to be an intriguing and conversation-starting event, very much in the same vein as Marvel's event of all events, CIVIL WAR.

 We've still got copies left over, so get in on it ASAP and read along as Marvel presents what could very well be one of their most interesting and controversial events!
As usual with events, like this, we'll keep all of the issues up on the "New Release" wall for as long as it's going, and then some, for those who aren't all caught up and need to back-track where they left off. So, check there for everything you need to keep up with ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL.

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This cross-over event will start with AVENGERS STANDOFF: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL - ALPHA #1 and will continue through The Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D. titles that will come out in the months of April and May before AVENGERS STANDOFF: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL - OMEGA #1 comes out and finishes off the event in time for CIVIL WAR II to start.

You DO NOT have to read EVERYTHING to keep up with this cross-over event.
Marvel's allowing fans to pick and choose which titles they wish to follow to get what they need out of this event's story. If you read All-New, All-Different Avengers, but not Howling Commandos of S.H.I.E.L.D., you won't be forced to pick up an extra title every month if you don't want to. Instead, you can stick to just All-New, All-Different Avengers, and you should be fine, and vice versa.

For a completed listing, though, here's Marvel's official checklist of titles to pick up that will be involved in Avengers Standoff:

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To help better serve our customers, we want to make sure you guys get what you want. Some issues of the book may be more crucial than others, and if there are any titles you're not already getting in your subscription that you'd like to sign up to, even for just the event, let us know and we'll make sure to update your subscriptions accordingly, or start you on a subscription if you're a customer who hasn't yet signed up with us.

(For those who aren't signed up to our subscriptions, it's free, we just ask you guys to pick up your books within the month. There's no limit to the amount of titles you can have on your pull list, you can have one, you can have ten; If you have five or more titles on your subscription, you get a 10% discount on new comics on the wall.)

 

Below, we'll provide cover art for the titles that are listed above in the checklist...

 

FEBRUARY

AVENGERS STANDOFF: WELCOME TO PLEASANT HILL #1

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The prelude to the Spring's blockbuster AVENGERS event!
Hello there and welcome, new resident. You've sure made the right choice in moving to Pleasant Hill-- a friendly small town where burdens are lifted and the sun is always bright... so hide your eyes. Don't let it see you looking its way. Hide if you must. Otherwise it will burn right through you. Pleasant Hill is the kind of place where folks look out for one another. Everyone knows who their neighbors are. But who are you, neighbor?

 

MARCH

AVENGERS STANDOFF: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL - ALPHA #1

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Pleasant Hill looks like the perfect small-town community -- but underneath the surface, a deadly secret lurks. One so explosive it will draw estranged allies Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson back together to save a friend in danger and put things right. But when the combined might of the Captain Americas isn't enough, whom do they call? In the face of unspeakable evil, it's time for the Avengers to Assemble like never before! The blockbuster spring AVENGERS event starts right here!

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #3

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What is the secret of CLASSIFIED and how will it change the Marvel Universe as we know it?  Find out in this tie-in to Standoff.
Plus:  Fitz falls out of a plane without a parachute and the world's most unexpected Wolverine cameo!

THE UNCANNY AVENGERS #7

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The Uncanny Avengers come to the aid of S.H.I.E.L.D. during a manhunt.
The team makes a shocking discovery about an ally.
What does it all have to do with the mystery unfolding in Pleasant Hill?

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #7

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 The ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS vs the UNCANNY AVENGERS! Why? How?

THE NEW AVENGERS #8

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The New Avengers are a global rescue force - but what happens when they have to rescue someone...
from S.H.I.E.L.D.?
Answer: THIS MEANS WAR! And the beginning of the three-part conflagration that changes EVERYTHING!
PLUS! The traitor -- REVEALED! And the twists keep coming! Who -- or WHAT -- is the AMERICAN KAIJU?

THE HOWLING COMMANDOS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #6

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The Commandos search for their missing ally, ORRGO!
Secrets are revealed when the team encounters an enemy who can manipulate reality itself!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #7

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Since World War II, Steve Rogers has wielded his red, white and blue shield against unspeakable odds. When he fell, his brother in arms, Bucky Barnes, picked it up. When it was time to rest, he handed it to his good friend, Sam Wilson. But now Steve will be asked to wield it one last time, against a foe so deadly he knows it could very well be his final stand.

APRIL

 

THE UNCANNY AVENGERS #8

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It only took 8 issues, but the Uncanny Avengers have lost their minds.
To escape a trap, one Avenger is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
The Wrecker returns! AND SO DOES...?

THE NEW AVENGERS #9

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What could possibly hold its own against the American Kaiju? None other than - AVENGER FIVE!
Five New Avengers in the ultimate ultra-vehicle - fighting to save A.I.M.! But are they giving up their freedom - or their lives?
Plus: The traitor revealed! Sunspot's secret schemes! And the guest-star reveal you've been waiting for!

THE ILLUMINATI #6

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S.H.I.E.L.D. has trapped Absorbing Man in a new prison and only the Hood and Titania can save him...
But does he want to be saved?!

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. #4

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The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. take on the New Avengers!
Plus, the world's craziest Wolverine cameo continues!

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #8

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Trapped in Pleasant Hill, the Avengers can't tell the heroes from the villains -- and, worse, they don't even recognize each other! How can the Avengers act like a team when they have no memory of one another?

THE NEW AVENGERS #10

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 What could possibly hold its own against the American Kaiju? None other than - AVENGER FIVE!
Five New Avengers in the ultimate ultra-vehicle - fighting to save A.I.M.! But are they giving up their freedom - or their lives?
Plus: The traitor revealed! Sunspot's secret schemes! And the guest-star reveal you've been waiting for!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #8

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Captain America Unite! Sam Wilson, Steve Rogers, and Bucky Barnes team up for a heroic stand against the evil that lurks in Pleasant Hill.
Continues the blockbuster spring Avengers event, STANDOFF!

AVENGERS STANDOFF: ASSAULT ON PLEASANT HILL - OMEGA #1

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 This is it! The explosive finale to the spring's blockbuster Avengers event!
Lost heroes return, new threats emerge, and the stage is set for major upheavals all throughout the Marvel Universe!