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Nova 1 2016

Cover to Nova #1

Nova is published by Marvel Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

Nova #11: 28 Sep 2016

Current IssueEdit

Nova #1: 07 Dec 2016

Next IssueEdit

Nova #2: 04 Jan 2017

StatusEdit

Monthly on-going series.

CharactersEdit

Main CharactersEdit

AlliesEdit

EnemiesEdit

Minor CharactersEdit

Other Characters/Places/ThingsEdit

Recent StorylinesEdit

Nova #1Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Nova #11Edit

Past StorylinesEdit

CollectionsEdit

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Nova Classic, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #1-12, plus Amazing Spider-Man #171. "Struck by a ray of energy sent by a dying alien, ordinary high-school student Richard Rider has inherited the mantle of an intergalactic Nova Centurion - and all the headaches that come with it!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785160280
  • Nova, vol. 1: Annihilation – Conquest - Collects vol. 4 #1-7. "In the wake of the chaotic Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered stability. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone — now there is only Richard Rider, the man called Nova. But can a lone human police an entire universe? He has near limitless power — now he must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed and justice for all." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785126317
  • Nova, vol. 2: Knowhere - Collects vol. 4 #8-12 & Annual #1. "We’ve seen Richard Rider burnt to a crisp, replaced by a Kree hottie and turned to the dark side. But just wait until you see what the last surviving 'space cop' faces now! What is the haunted place called Knowhere? Who are Xarth’s Mightiest Heroes? Why will the new character named Cosmo quickly become one of your favorites? Oh… and what well-known Conquest characters are hot on our hero’s trail? As Nova enters the final phase of his epic quest for the key to defeating the Phalanx, the lone Centurion faces his darkest hour. Past, present and future clash, as the tyrannical techno-fiends make one last attempt to enslave him — in an act that will unravel Rider’s life right back to the moment where he first became the man called Nova - and possibly reveal his future! Plus: A special standalone thriller that traps Nova and Gamora, the universe’s most dangerous woman, together - and also the big return of the New Mutants’ Warlock." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785126325
  • Nova, vol. 3: Secret Invasion - Collects vol. 4 #13-18. "Nova has received an emergency call from a planet in peril — but how do you save a world being devoured by a force of nature? Is there any way to stop the big G from eating, or do you instead try to save as many refugees as possible? And do you reach out to your former ally — who is once again a feared Herald? Whatever Nova decides, nothing will prepare him — or you — for the horror known as Harrow! With all these awesome ingredients (Galactus! Silver Surfer! Nova! A new villain! A killer creative team!) Then, watch as Nova rockets into the alien invasion saga that’s tearing apart the Marvel Universe! But is our always-outnumbered space cop actually teaming with one of the enemy? When Super-Skrull comes asking for a favor, can you ever trust the warrior whose life was dedicated to destroying us?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785126627
  • Nova, vol. 4: Nova Corps - Collects vol. 4 #19-22 & Origin of Richard Rider. "Could it be...the return of the Nova Corps? Will things ever be the same for Richard Rider? What is the Worldmind up to, and what will it mean for the future of the Human Rocket and the Nova Corps itself?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785131884
  • Nova, vol. 5: War of Kings - Collects vol. 4 #23-28. "Who is the new Protector of the Universe? Stripped of his Nova powers and facing death, Rich Rider must stop the Worldmind’s plans before it’s too late. But he needs power to do it, which may come from a source that will change his very identity." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785140662
  • Nova, vol. 6: Realm of Kings - Collects vol. 4 #29-36. "Torn between duty and friendship, the galaxy's #1 lawman hunts for the most wanted man in the universe: Darkhawk! Determined to bring an assassin to justice, Rich Rider will rocket into the universe's most dangerous new location: The Fault!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785140670
  • Nova, vol. 2: Rookie Season - Collects vol. 5 #6-9. "Can Nova handle his first taste of the power of a mad cosmic god? Sam may be well out of his depth, but he’s about to get backup from some of the original Nova’s allies: that’s right, members of the fan-favorite New Warriors! Will Sam help them put their team back together?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785168397
  • Nova, vol. 3: Nova Corpse - Collects vol. 5 #11-16. "The Nova Corps’ deadly secrets stand revealed — and Sam Alexander is in waaay over his helmeted head. This is the beginning of something big, cosmic fans! An epic odyssey that will take our warp speed wunderkind to the very ends of the Marvel Universe! Hot on the trail of the missing Nova Corps, Nova manages to save the lives of some new friends in deep space. But as Sam continues to hunt down clues to the Corps’ demise, he finds a new threat of his own making! And as if that wasn’t bad enough, the arrival of former Mjolnir- wielder Beta Ray Bill means Nova’s days may be numbered! Can the galaxy’s newest and least experienced hero prevail against overwhelming odds?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785189572
  • Nova, vol. 4: Original Sin - Collects vol. 5 #17-22. "The Watcher’s eye presents a pair of mysteries: Was Nova’s father a murderer? And what is the secret origin of the Black Novas? Sam Alexander grieves for the Watcher, and turns to a friend for help — everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon! As the secrets of the Black Novas and Sam’s dad are revealed, Sam’s world is torn apart — but can he come out of this stronger?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785189589
  • Nova, vol. 5: Axis - Collects vol. 5 #23-27. "Carnage ensues when the psychotic Cletus Kasady comes to Carefree! Carnage knows Nova’s secret identity — and he can’t wait to share it with Sam’s whole school! What’s worse, Nova’s helmet is still on the fritz! When’s this kid gonna catch a break?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785192411
  • Nova, vol. 6: Homecoming - Collects vol. 5 #28-31 & Annual #1. "When the newest Nova needs help with his busted helmet, he turns to Doc Green, the Incredible Hulk! But their quest soon takes them halfway across the universe and puts them in danger that even the Hulk can’t punch his way out of!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785193753
  • Nova: The Human Rocket, vol. 1 — Burn Out - Collects vol. 6 #1-6. "Sam Alexander’s missing father is finally back, and together they’re making adventure a family business. But will it be everything Sam dreamed of? With their Nova helmets that enable them to fly and shoot energy beams, they’re policing the Milky Way twice as well as before — and grabbing some dad-and-son catch-up time. With pancakes! Mini-golf! Earthquakes?!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785196501
  • Nova: The Human Rocket, vol. 2 – After Burn - Collects vol. 6 #7-11. "Now that the events with his father have come to a close, Sam Alexander has earned himself a little R&R. But even though he’s gone on a trip with his mom and sister, trouble is never far behind the Human Rocket!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785196518 - (forthcoming, December 2016)

HardcoversEdit

  • Nova, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 4 #1-12 & Annual #1. "In the wake of the devastating Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered peace. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone – now there is only Richard Rider, the young man called Nova. Now he has near limitless power, but can a lone human police an entire universe? Encountering threats both on Earth and on worlds far away, Nova must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed and justice for all! Plus: What is the haunted place called Knowhere? Who are Xarth’s Mightiest Heroes? Why will the new character named Cosmo quickly become one of your favorites? Oh...and what well-known Conquest characters are hot on our hero’s trail? As Nova enters the final phase of his epic quest for the key to defeating the Phalanx, the lone Centurion faces his darkest hour. Also featuring a special standalone thriller that traps Nova and Gamora, the universe’s most dangerous woman, together – and also the big return of the New Mutants’ Warlock." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785136541
  • Nova: Origin - Collects vol. 5 #1-5. "Sam Alexander is a kid bound by the gravity of a small town — and a father whose ridiculous, drunken fairy tales about a 'Nova Corps' were just another heavy burden. But lucky for Sam, gravity soon won’t even matter — and those troubles will be a billion miles away. It’s a boy, a helmet and an intergalactic legacy! As Sam trains with the Guardians of Galaxy’s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon, the helmet leads Nova into intergalactic conflict that will affect the entire Marvel Universe!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785168389

Omnibus HardcoversEdit

  • Inhumans/X-Men: War of Kings Omnibus - Collects vol. 4 #23-28, plus X-Men: Emperor Vulcan #1-5, Secret Invasion: War of Kings, X-Men: Kingbreaker #1-4, War of Kings: Darkhawk #1-2, War of Kings: Warriors #1-2, War of Kings #1-6, War of Kings: Ascension #1-4, War of Kings: Savage World of Sakaar, Uncanny X-Men vol. 1 #475-486, Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #13-19, War of Kings: Who Will Rule?, & Marvel Spotlight: War of Kings. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302902254 - (forthcoming, November 2016)

DigitalEdit

  • Nova, vol. 1: Origin - Collects vol. 5 #1-5. - comiXology
  • Nova, vol. 2: Rookie Season - Collects vol. 5 #6-9. - comiXology

HistoryEdit

Leftover Useful InformationEdit

Creative TeamEdit

Writer: Sean Ryan. Artist: Cory Smith. Covers: Humberto Ramos.

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • Volume 1: #1-25, 1976-1979
  • Volume 2: #1-18, 1994-1995
  • Volume 3: #1-7, 1999
  • Volume 4: #1-36, 2007-2010
  • Volume 5: #1-31, 2013-2015
  • Volume 6: #1-11, 2015-2016
  • Volume 7: #1- , 2016-present

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Nova #2: 04 Jan 2017
Nova #3: 01 Feb 2017

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