Nova (4th Series)

 NOV4   (Marvel, 2007–2010)

™ and © 2007 Marvel Characters, Inc.

From out of Annihilation, Marvel Comics’ 2006 cosmic event, comes Nova. Nova is Richard Rider, a simple Earthman and now the last surviving member of the Nova Corps, a galactic police force. He’s also inherited the sentient Xandarian Worldmind, the only surviving record of all the art, science, and knowledge of Xandar, the home planet of the Corps. As his current series opens, Richard feels guilt for the deaths of his fellow Corps members, and so has taken it upon himself to police the entire galaxy, mostly cleaning up the problems set off by Annihilus in Annihilation. The Worldmind worries that Richard’s taxing himself too much, and suggests a return to Earth. But how will Richard react when he returns and learns of Marvel’s Civil War?

Artist Sean Chen (X-O Manowar) turns in some really nice, Kirby-esque pencils, and the hook of Nova becoming a major Marvel player again, especially after most of his former teammates on the New Warriors died in Civil War, is a great way to get new readers involved in his character.

— Eric Garneau

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#1

  6/1/2007
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen

#1 Ashcan Edition

  6/1/2007
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San Diego Comic Con 1-page preview for issue #1Dan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen

#2

  7/1/2007
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Versus Diamondhead; The Initiative Tie-InDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen

#3

  8/1/2007
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Versus The Thunderbolts; The Initiative Tie-InDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen

#4

  9/1/2007
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1st appearance of Nova (Ko-Rel); Annihilation: Conquest tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen, Brian Denham

#5

  10/1/2007
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Annihilation: Conquest tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen, Brian Denham

#6

  11/1/2007
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Death of Ko-Rel; Versus the Phalanx; Annihilation: Conquest tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen, Brian Denham

#7

  12/1/2007
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Annihilation: Conquest Tie-InDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen

#8

  1/1/2008
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1st appearance of CosmoDan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#9

  2/1/2008
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#10

  3/1/2008
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Story continues in Nova (4th Series) Annual #1Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#11

  5/1/2008
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1st appearance of TyroDan Abnett, Andy LanningPaul Pelletier

#12

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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningPaul Pelletier

#13

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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#14

  8/1/2008
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#15

  9/1/2008
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#16

  10/1/2008
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Secret Invasion tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#17

  11/1/2008
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Secret Invasion tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#18

  12/1/2008
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1st Appearance of the Minion Project constructs.; 1st Appearance of the new Nova Corps; Secret Invasion tie-in; Made up of Pyo and 4 other unnamed members.Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#18 Variation A

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Zombie cover; Secret Invasion tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#19

  1/1/2009
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#20

  2/1/2009
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Burges

#20 Variation A

  2/1/2009
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Mike Deodato Jr. variant coverDan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

#21

  3/1/2009
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves

#22

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1st Appearance of Guy Dimond; 1st Appearance of Greg Eames; 1st Appearance of Runa Kanja; 1st Appearance of Matu Makalani; 1st Appearance of Lindy Nolan; 1st Appearance of Tre Owens; 1st Appearance of Suki YumikoDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#23

  5/1/2009
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1st appearance of Quasar (Richard Rider); War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#24

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War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#25

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War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningKevin Sharpe

#26

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1st appearance of Matu; 1st appearance of Orbus; Death of Matu; Death of Orbus; Death of Warstar.; War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#26 Variation A

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80’s Variant Cover by Daniel AcuñaDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#27

  9/1/2009
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War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#28

  10/1/2009
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War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#28 Variation A

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70th Anniversary Frame Variant by Mike Perkins; War of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#29

  11/1/2009
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningKevin Sharpe

#30

  12/1/2009
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningKevin Sharpe

#31

  1/1/2010
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea Di Vito

#32

  2/1/2010
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Realm of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea Di Vito

#33

  3/1/2010
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1st appearance of Gyre; Realm of Kings tie-inDan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

#34

  4/1/2010
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 Dan Abnett, Andy LanningMahmud A. Asrar

#34 Variation A

  4/1/2010
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Deadpool Wallpaper Variant CoverDan Abnett, Andy LanningMahmud A. Asrar

#35

  5/1/2010
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 Andy Lanning, Dan AbnettMahmud A. Asrar

#36

  6/1/2010
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 Andy Lanning, Dan AbnettAndrea DiVito

#36 Variation A

  6/1/2010
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Iron Man By Design variantAndy Lanning, Dan AbnettAndrea DiVito

Annual #1

  4/1/2008
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Nova (1st Series) #1 homage coverDan Abnett, Andy LanningMahmud A. Asrar, Klebs, Wellington Alves

Book #1

  3/1/2008
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #1–7; Indicia reads title as Nova Vol. 1: Annihilation—ConquestDan Abnett, Andy LanningSean Chen, Brian Denham

Book #2

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #8–12 and Annual #1; ca. 2008Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Paul Pelletier, Mahmud A. Asrar

Book #3

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #13-18; ca. 2009Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

Book #3 Variation A

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #13-18; ca. 2009Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges

Book #4

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #19-22 and Nova: Origin of Richard Rider #1Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Andrea DiVito

Book #5

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #23-28Dan Abnett, Andy LanningAndrea DiVito

Book #6

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #29-36; ca. 2010Dan Abnett, Andy LanningKevin Sharpe, Andrea Divito, Mahmud A. Asrar, Simone Peruzzi

Collector's Set #1 Hardcover

 
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Collects Nova (4th Series) #1-12 and Anl 1Dan Abnett, Andy LanningWellington Alves, Geraldo Borges