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INCOGNITO #1

Written by ED BRUBAKER
Art & Cover by SEAN PHILLIPS
From the creators of Criminal and Sleeper comes the most insane and evil super-villain comic you've ever read! What if you were an ex-super villain hiding out in Witness Protection... but all you could think about were the days when the rules didn't apply to you? Could you stand the toil of an average life after years of leaving destruction in your wake? And what if you couldn't stand it? What would you do then? INCOGNITO - a twisted mash-up of noir and super-heroics - by best-selling creators Ed Brubaker (The Death of Captain America) and Sean Phillips (Marvel Zombies) with Val Staples on colors. And continuing Criminal's single issue tradition, each issue of Incognito has more pages of story content, as well as articles on pulp and noir and behind the scenes looks!

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TOP 10 COMICS FOR THIS WEEK
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   1) WOLVERINE #70
   2) JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #28
   3) CAPTAIN AMERICA #45
   4) AVENGERS INITIATIVE #20 DKR
   5) WAR MACHINE #1 DKR
   6) BATMAN #684
   7) JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22
   8) ULTIMATE HULK ANNUAL #1
   9) KICK ASS #5 (MR)
 10) SUPERMAN #683 NEW KRYPTON

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FINAL CRISIS SECRET FILES #1
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NEW EXILES ANNUAL #1
ULTIMATE HULK ANNUAL #1
WAR MACHINE #1 DKR
WHAT IF SECRET WARS
WINTERMEN WINTER SPECIAL #1 (MR)
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WAR MACHINE #1 $2.99 $1.79
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COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1650 $5.99 $3.59
SCRYE #129 $5.99 $3.59
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CABLE TP VOL 01 MESSIAH WAR $14.99 $8.99
HULK GIANT-SIZE HC $19.99 $11.99
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AVENGERS INITIATIVE #20 DKR
AVENGERS INVADERS #7 (OF 12)
AVENGERS INVADERS #7 (OF 12) FERRY VAR
CAPTAIN AMERICA #45
CAPTAIN AMERICA #45 VILLAIN VAR
FANTASTIC FOUR #562
FANTASTIC FOUR COSMIC SPECIAL
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #8
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #8 VILLAIN VAR
INCOGNITO #1 (MR)
INCREDIBLE HERCULES #124
INCREDIBLE HERCULES #124 VILLAIN VAR
KICK ASS #5 (MR)
MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #43
MARVELS EYE OF CAMERA #2 (OF 6)
MARVELS EYE OF CAMERA #2 (OF 6) B & W VAR
NEW EXILES ANNUAL #1
PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #26
PUNISHER WAR ZONE #4 (OF 6)
STAND CAPTAIN TRIPS #4 (OF 5)
STAND CAPTAIN TRIPS #4 (OF 5) PERKINS VAR
ULTIMATE HULK ANNUAL #1
ULTIMATE X-MEN #99
VENOM DARK ORIGIN #5 (OF 5)
WAR MACHINE #1 DKR
WAR MACHINE #1 VILLAIN VAR DKR
WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #8 (OF 12)
WHAT IF SECRET WARS
WOLVERINE #70
WOLVERINE MANIFEST DESTINY #3 (OF 4) MD
X-FORCE #10
X-FORCE #10 VILLAIN VAR
X-MEN MAGNETO TESTAMENT #4 (OF 5)
X-MEN WORLDS APART #3 (OF 4)
YOUNG X-MEN #9 MD
YOUNG X-MEN #9 VILLAIN VAR MD
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BATMAN #684
BATMAN #684 VAR ED
BATMAN CACOPHONY #2 (OF 3)
BATMAN CACOPHONY #2 (OF 3) 1 IN 25 VAR ED
BATMAN CACOPHONY #2 (OF 3) 1 IN 50 SKETCH COVER ED
BLUE BEETLE #34
CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #52
FINAL CRISIS SECRET FILES #1
GREEN LANTERN #36 (RES)
JACK OF FABLES #29 (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #28
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22 VAR ED
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #49
MADAME XANADU #7 (MR)
NORTHLANDERS #13 (MR)
SCALPED #24 (MR)
SUPERMAN #683 NEW KRYPTON
SUPERMAN #683 NEW KRYPTON VAR ED
SUPERMAN BATMAN VS VAMPIRES WEREWOLVES #6 (OF 6)
TEEN TITANS #66
TRINITY #31
WINTERMEN WINTER SPECIAL #1 (MR)
WORLD OF WARCRAFT #14
WORLD OF WARCRAFT ASHBRINGER #3 (OF 4)
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BACK TO BROOKLYN #3 (OF 5) (MR)
CYBLADE #2
CYBLADE #2
PROOF #15
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GOON #31
STAR WARS LEGACY #31 VECTOR PART 12 OF 12
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30 DAYS OF NIGHT 30 DAYS TIL DEATH #2
DOCTOR WHO FORGOTTEN #5
FARSCAPE #1
GALAXY QUEST GLOBAL WARNING #5
SIR APROPOS OF NOTHING #3 (OF 5)
TRANSFORMERS ALL HAIL MEGATRON #6
ZOMBIE TALES #9 CVR A
ZOMBIE TALES #9 CVR B
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AMERICAN GIRL 0209
AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR 0109
BLACK MEN #89
BRICKJOURNAL #4
CAT FANCY 0209
CINEFEX #116
CLASSIC MARVEL FIGURINE COLL MAG SPECIAL SENTINEL
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE #1650
DARK DISCOVERIES #12
DOG FANCY #40.2
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1027/1028
FANGORIA #279
FILMFAX #119
FUNNY TIMES 0109
GIRASOL PULP DOUBLES THE SPIDER VOL 10
HAUTE DOLL #6.1
HORN BOOK 0209
INSIDE KUNG FU #37.3
INSIDE LACROSSE #13.1
LOST TREASURE 0209
MENTAL FLOSS #8.1
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 0109
PLANET STORIES SUMMER 1947 REPLICA ED
PLAYBOY'S LINGERIE 0309
PLAYBOY'S VOLUPTUOUS VIXENS 0309
PRO WRESTLING ILLUSTRATED 0209
SCALE AVIATION MODELLER #14.11
SCRYE #129 FEB 2009
TAMIYA MODEL MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL #158
TORCHWOOD #12
WWE SPECIAL 0208
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WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 2 JADE BUST
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ALIENS OMNIBUS TP VOL 06
AP HOW TO DRAW MANGA PKT MANGA TP VOL 05
BALONEY GN
BARRONS GRAPHIC CLASSICS TALE TWO CITIES SC
BURST ANGEL MANGA VOL 02 (OF 3) (MR)
CABLE TP VOL 01 MESSIAH WAR
CAMP ROCK CINEMANGA GN
CASTLEVANIA CURSE OF DARKNESS GN VOL 02 (OF 2)
CHIBI VAMPIRE GN VOL 12 (OF 13) (MR)
DOT HACK SIGN GU GN VOL 04 (OF 4)
ESSENTIAL PUNISHER TP VOL 03
FATE STAY NIGHT GN VOL 02 (OF 5)
HULK GIANT-SIZE HC DM ED
INFINITY INC TP VOL 02 THE BOGEYMAN
INITIAL D GN VOL 33 (OF 37)
KYO KARA MAOH GN VOL 02 (OF 4)
PHANTOM DREAM GN VOL 01 (OF 5) (MR)
RUNAWAYS TP DEAD END KIDS
RUROUNI KENSHIN VIZBIG ED GN VOL 04 (OF 9)
SAMURAI DEEPER KYO GN VOL 32 (OF 38) (MR)
SILVER DIAMOND GN VOL 03 (OF 10)
SPAWN BOOK OF THE DEAD HC (RES)
STARCRAFT FRONTLINE GN VOL 02 (OF 3)
TEEN TITANS SPOTLIGHT RAVEN TP
THOR VISIONARIES WALT SIMONSON TP VOL 01 NEW PTG
TOGAINU NO CHI GN VOL 01 (OF 5) (MR)
TWILIGHT ZONE SC MONSTERS DUE ON MAIN STREET
TWILIGHT ZONE SC ODYSSEY OF FLIGHT 33
VB ROSE GN VOL 05 (OF 12)
VINYL UNDERGROUND TP VOL 02 PRETTY DEAD THINGS (MR)
WHY I KILLED PETER GN
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  ABBREVIATIONS KEY TO THIS PAGE

"What does it mean above when it sez...."

2ND PTG= Second Printing
ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
BK=Book
BLK=Black
BND="Brand New Day" Spiderman storyline
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
ED=Edition
DKR=Dark Reign
DLX=Deluxe
DWS="Divided We Stand" storyline
FRGTTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LTD ED=Limited Edition
MD="Manifest Destiny" X-Men storyline
MED=Medium (as in a "Medium Sized Statue")
MLB=Major League Baseball
MMPB=Mass Media Paper Back
MMW=Marvel Master Works
(MR)=Mature Readers, this item is NOT intended for younger or more sensitive readers.
NBA=National Basketball Association
NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
NOTE PRICE=Price is different from this titles regular price.
NWD="New Ways to Die" Spiderman storyline
O/A=Order Again
OMD="One More Day" storyline
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
(RES)=Re-solicited
RIP="Batman R.I.P." storyline
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
SI="Silent Invasion" storyline
TBA=To Be Announced
TKP=Tokyopop
TOS=Referencing Star Trek "THE ORIGINAL SERIES"
TP=Trade Paperback
T/C=Trading Card
T/S=Tee-Shirt
VAR=Variant
VOL or V.=Volume
WRAP CVR=Wraparound cover
XL=Extra Large

DATES: Many magazines have a numbered designation based on the month (s) and year of their release, which we list as a 4 digit number. EX: "0306" means March, 2006. "1205" means December, 2005...

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