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NOVA CORPS
 Written by Carlos Pacheco
 Art by Mike McKone
 Plotter: Marvell2100
 Cast:
 Richard Rider -Nova Prime
 Marionette
 Samara
 Robert Rider
 Sam Alexander
 Pyo
 Suki Yumiko
 Supporting: Queen Adora, Worldmind, Maxam, Moondragon
 Villains: Nova Omega -Garthan Saal, Annihilus, The Spartax, Blastaar, Ravenous, Darkhawk(Fraternal Order of Raptors)
 Reserve: Universal Church of Truth,

 Concept: The Nova Corps is an intergalactic police force lead by the Earth man Richard Rider. With thousands of Nova Centaurians and cadets under his command, Riders job is no easy task. The Corps duty is to protect the galaxies against threats from without and within the universe!

Issues

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #1
 Written By CARLOS PACHECO
 Plot By MARVELL2100
 Art By MIKE MCKONE
 "The Peace-Keepers"
 With the destruction of the Shi'ar Empire, the balance of power in the universe has shifted! The Spartax have taken over all of Shi'ar space and it's up to Nova Prime Richard Rider and the Nova Corps to maintain a fragile peace between increasingly hostile races! But there is another threat lying below the surface as the Fraternal Order of Raptors led by Darkhawk secretly begin to amass power. However, there is something of even greater significance that is drawing very little attention as the universe adjusts to the new status quo! Whatever happened to the weapon that killed Abraxas? Where is the Null Force? Next Issue:
 32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #2
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
ART BY MIKe MCKONE
The Corps maintains a fragile peace in a very tense galaxy while seeking to bolster their ranks. Each race, with the exception of the Spartax, has agreed to send candidates to join the Corps as a sign of cooperation. Mari, Pyo and Sam Alexander meet with the Alpha Centauri, the newest member of the intergalactic community, to search for new candidates. Nova Prime Richard Rider travels to Hala to meet with his closest allies, Kree leaders Ronan the Accuser and his wife Crystal of the Inhumans. There he seeks to enlist their aid in helping the Shi'ar rebels against their Spartax occupiers. Meanwhile, Robbie Rider and Samara lead a Centurian Squadron on a secret mission deep into parts unknown. Far away on the planet Zargos, Darkhawk and the Fraternal Raptors make a discovery that could shake the universe to it's very core!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #3
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
ART BY MIKE MCKONE
"Alliances"
Darkhawk and the Fraternal Raptors have discovered the location of the Null Force, the weapon that killed Abraxas during the Heart of Darkness and place it in the hands of the most dangerous man in the universe, the Magus! What connection do the Raptors have to the Universal Church of truth! Guest starring Adam Warlock! Nova and Ronan have agreed to secretly arm the Shi'ar rebels in their fight against the Spartax and will work with the mysterious Sonath Lla VI! And a joint venture between the Nova Corps and the Space Knights of Galador uncovers a new threat in the Makkaran Region. The Helgan have become more organized under a new ruler, someone who is even more brutal than their former leader Oblivion: Terrax the Untamed!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99.

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #4
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Terrax and the Helgan begin carving out territory for a new empire and quickly form an alliance with the Spartax! There is a new power paradigm in the quadrant and the Nova Corps must continue to keep these powerful forces at bay while secretly aiding the Shi'ar rebellion to overthrow the Spartax. In the wake of this, the Galactic Illuminati whose members include Nova Prime, Ronan, Sonath and Queen Adora, has formed to deal with the situation. And then there is the threat of the Fraternal Order of Raptors who have now joined with the Universal Church of Truth! And to make matters worse, Darkhawk, has given the Null Force to the Magus in return for being made one of his Acolytes! Robert Ryder and his team of Centurians have returned from their mission of aiding the Guardians of the Galaxy and already have a new one: find the Magus and get the Null Force by any means necessary! And a new player arrives on the scene who could have a dramatic impact on the unfolding events, the most dangerous woman alive, Gamora!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #5
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Gamora returns! Richard's sometimes lover Gamora is back and she's itching for fight with Nova!!! Mari and Pyo lead a joint Nova Corps-Space Knight training endeavor along the newly formed Helghan territory. The Spartax-Helghan treaty has made Negative Zone reject Ravenous uneasy and he seeks terms of an alliance with the Kree and the Galadorans! Sides are being formed for the inevitable war that is about to come to the galaxies! Meanwhile, Robbie Ryder and Samara along with new Nova cadet Sam Alexander continue their mission to find Darkhawk and the Null Force before it falls into the hands of the Magus when they are suddenly attacked by hundreds of Helghan warriors! Robbie's team is overrun and headed for certain death until out of nowhere they are saved by the bounty hunter Andromeda and Major Vance Astro! The two groups join forces to track down the Null Force and Darkhawk! But are they prepared to face the Fraternal Order of Raptors and the power of the Universal Church of Truth?
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #5
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"Gamora Kills The Nova Corps!
Welcome back to the most dangerous woman alive! Gamora returns and immediately begins to attack Nova and demands that he answer one question: why did he leave her to die in the Cancerverse at the end of the Heart of Darkness saga? Robbie Rider and his Nova Stealth squadron, along with Andromeda and Major Victory, continue their search for the Null Force which is in the possession of Darkhawk! They follow a trail of clues to the planet Elden V but instead of Darkhawk and the Null Force, they find a battalion of Fraternal Raptors lead by Horus Singh, the Raptor who swore revenge against Robbie's brother Richard Rider! Meanwhile, the Ravenous-Kree treaty is put to the test as the Helghan begin to make incursions into Annihilation territory! Will Ronan and the Kree come to the aid of their former enemies now allies or is this an opportunity to see a hated foe suffer a major setback?
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #7
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"Revenge of the Raptors!" Part 1
Robbie Rider and his team of Nova Centurians are attacked and captured by Horus Singh and the Fraternal Order of Raptors! Singh holds Nova Prime Richard Rider responsible for his humiliation in front of his master Darkhawk and what better way to get his revenge against him than killing his brother! Ronan and Crystal respond to a distress call from their bitter enemy Ravenous whose come under attack from the Helgan by sending Kree assault squads to assist! Meanwhile, Richard fresh off his fight with Gamora, receives word that his brother has been captured by Singh and will die unless Nova comes to face him, alone!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99


NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #8
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"Revenge of the Raptors!" Part 2
Nova vs Horus Singh with the life of his brother Robbie and his team of Nova Centurians caught in the balance! Nova Prime Richard Ryder and Gamora battle their way through a horde of Fraternal Raptors to get to Singh who threatens to kill Robbie unless Nova surrenders to him! But Richard knows that the only chance any of them has is for Gamora and him is to attack in a furious assault and to throw the Raptors off! And the plan has worked as Gamora has managed to save Robbie and the others while Nova is free to go head to head with Singh in a battle to the death! Next Issue: Enter Darkhawk!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #9
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"Revenge of the Raptors!" Conclusion!
A clash of cosmic powerhouses! Nova Prime Richard Rider in an all out battle against Darkhawk, leader of the Fraternal Order of Raptors! The Nova Corps have their first direct conflict against the Magus' Universal Church of Truth as Darkhawk is one of the Magus' High Cardinals! But the battle may turn against the Corps with the arrival with of another Acolyte, perhaps the most powerful of them all, Baron Karza! Someone who Nova knows quite well from his battle with the Enigma Force! And even if Richard and the Nova Corps survive this encounter there is an even greater threat to our universe! Lord Mar-Vell and the Revengers have arrived from the Cancerverse seeking the Infinity Gems! And he's brought someone very special to deal with Richard: The Anti-Nova! Next month, THE INFINITY EFFECT begins!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #10 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"The Anti-Nova!"
Nova Prime's battle with the Universal Church of Truth High Cardinals Dark Hawk and Baron Karza is interrupted by the arrival of The Anti-Nova and his Nova Corpse! Their mission: destroy any who would oppose their master Lord Mar-Vell and his plan to use the Infinity Gems to kill Death! Surrounded by an imposing force Karza, Dark Hawk and the Raptors depart leaving Richard and the Nova Centurians to face overwhelming odds! With their communications cut off, Richard uses the power of the World Mind to contact Mari and Samaya at the Corps star base to send reinforcements! Can Nova Prime and his team survive long enough for help to arrive?
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #11 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Anti-Novas Part 2: "Corp vs Corpse!"
Nova Prime Richard Rider and the Nova Corp take on twisted versions of themselves from the Cancerverse known as the Anti-Nova Corpse! With only a single battalion, Richard and his team must hold together against an army of nearly a thousand Kamikaze Centurians until help arrives! With his team steadily losing members and unable to hold their position much longer, Richard, Samara, Mari, Pyo and Robert form a wedge ram to break through the Anti-Nova ranks as the other Centurions follow closely behind! They have to race to a rendezvous point to where the reinforcements will arrive! With the Anti-Nova Corpse hot on their trail, Richard knows that if his gamble fails, this may very well mean the end of the Nova Corps! Next Issue: Survive and Advance!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #12 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Anti-Novas Part 3: "Yippie-Ki-Yayyy M@th&rf#ck*rs!!!!
Richard and his team of Nova Centurions have broken thru the ranks of the Cancerverse's Anti-Nova Corpse but still are a long way from being out of the woods! They've lost many cadets but there is no time to mourn the dead! They must reach the rendezvous point in time or the entire battalion will be wiped out! The Anti-Corpse is relentless and continue to gain ground on their targets! Richard knows that they won't be able to outrun their pursuit so he gathers Robbie, Pyo, Samara, Mari and the rest of the Centurions to make their last stand! If they're going to go down they'll give them the fight of their lives! As the Anti-Corpse close in, they begin their attack! Suddenly a loud boom is heard and a space warp opens behind the Corpse! It's Nova Sam Alexander and two battalions of Novas along with Starshine and an army of Space Knights from Galador who begin raining down on the Anti-Corpse! The cavalry has arrived!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS: THE BORDER WARS #12 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
With the help of the Guardians, Space Knights and the rest of the Galactic Armada, the Anti-Nova Corpse has been beaten and the heroes have a chance regroup! The power of Lord Mar-Vell is getting stronger as he continues to amass Infinity Gems! There is still the threat of the Annihilation Horde and how to deal with Annihilus should he stop the Horde. The Revengers are another problem that has to be dealt with as well. Nova Prime, Star-Lord and Ronan devise a plant to split up their forces and deal with the multiple threats! Ronan and his forces will help stop both the Annihilation Wave and Horde using the World Mind as the key. Richie, Sam and Mari will lead the Nova Corps to stop the Revengers once and for all. Meanwhile, Richard will join Star-Lord and the rest of the Guardians will find the Infinity Watch and figure out how to stop Lord Mar-Vell once and for all!
32 GS./Rated T+...$2.99

Nova Corps (#14-)

NOVA CORPS #14 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"No More Borders"
Nova Prime and the Nova Corps have found the Infinity Watch and they all gather on Xandar to plan their next move against Lord Mar-Vell! In a meeting of the Galactic Illuminati, Queen Adora and SHIELD agent Gail Runciter tell Richard, Crystal, Ronan and the others of their plan to use the Annihilus and the Annihilation Wave to stop Mar-Vell! But the rest of their forces will have to provide a distraction before he realizes what their up to! This may be their last chance to stop a madman with the power of the Infinity Gems before he kills Death!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS vs SPACE INVADERS #15 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
SPACE INVADERS: HARD CORPS!
The Corps has been teleported back to their star base headquarter by Lord Mar-Vell after a joint attack by the combined cosmic powers failed to stop him! There, they find their base under attack by a large armada of alien battleships that threaten to overrun the Corps and wipe them out! But there is one Nova missing, their leader Nova Prime! With little time to ponder his whereabouts, Mari, Robbie and Samara take command of the Corps, rallying Centurions and Cadets alike to halt the invaders in their tracks and push them back! After a fierce space battle and what seems like an eternity, the Corps drives off the invasion fleet and secures their base. Mari and Samara receive reports from around the sector of similar attacks against other planets by alien invaders! As they prepare to send Nova Squads to assist the other worlds, Robbie asks the question that's on everyone else's mind! Where is Nova Prime? What happened to Richard Rider?
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #16 *An Infinity Effect Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
The Corps suffers a devastating loss with the death of their leader Nova Prime Richard Rider! And no one feels the loss greater than his brother Robbie. But with the galaxy ripped asunder, there is little time to mourn. Predator races are looking to take advantage of a depleted Corps and other galactic powers in disarray. A new leader must step in and take control before the universe falls into further despair! Who will be the new leader of the Nova Corps and can they live up to the challenge of protecting the galaxy?
Next Issue: Follow The Leader!
3 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #17
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Changing of the Guard!
Gail Runciter of SHIELD and Kree leader Crystal have joined the Nova Corps! But it's not what you think! To fill the void of Nova Prime Richard Rider's death, the Corp has set up a council of Queen Adora of Xandar, Runciter, Crystal and Mari to run the day to day operations! And Robbie Rider has become the New Nova Prime! Can Robbie live up to the example set by his big brother? And another Rider joins the Corp! Rachel Rider is among the thousands of new cadets to join and defend the galaxy! And their first mission! Check out the reports of Badoon incursion in the border worlds of the outer regions! Meanwhile, Darkhawk returns as the Universal Church of Truth begins to spread their influence across the galaxy!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #18
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Changing of the Guard! Part 2
Rumors of Badoon attacks along the outer planets of the Andromeda Galaxy has the Nova Corps on high alert! New NOVA PRIME Robbie Rider leads Pyo and a team of Centurians to investigate and what they find is devastating! Is it really the Badoon or is there another force at work here? Gail Runciter and Crystal begin focusing on the spread of the Universal Church of Truth throughout the quadrant and the threat they pose to the stability of the region. Meanwhile, Moondragon, Cosmo, Madgalene and Star-Hawk seek the Corps assisstance in finding their missing teammates. However, with the Corps spread so thin, they can offer very little help. But they are able to give them an old derelict ship they found abandoned in a galaxy far, far away. It's name, the MILLENIUM FALCON!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #19
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising!
New Nova Prime Robbie Rider leads a squad of Nova Centurians to the brink of the Andromeda Galaxy to stop recent Badoon activity near the outerworlds! There they find planets ravaged and barren with the loss of life reaching staggering numbers! Have the Badoon finally decided to invade the Andromeda Galaxy? Then there's the threat of the Universal Church of Truth! Darkhawk and the Fraternal Order of Raptors have begun Inquisitions across the Varkan Sector and millions have been converted. Is the galaxy is losing faith in its protectors and turning to the Magus and the Church? It's up to SHIELD agent Gail Runciter and Queen Adora of Xandar to find out and put an end to the threat and influence of the Church! Meanwhile the Kree and Galadorans have renewed their alliance as an old foe seeks to take advantage of the chaos in the region!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #20
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising Part 2!
The Corps uncovers more evidence of Badoon incursions into the Andromeda Galaxy! Mari, Samaya and the newest Nova, Rachel Rider along with other Novas are tracking Badoon raiding parties in the Karsten Android Belt. There, they come across an inhabited planetoid that was attacked by the hostile race. The survivors said that they came looking for a particular object and when they couldn't find it, they nearly destroyed everything! So is it really a Badoon invasion or is it one specific thing they're looking for? On the other side of the galaxy, Robbie and Pyo arrive on the planet Mahret, a world that has fallen under the influence of the Universal Church of Truth. They're looking for answers about the Church and quickly find that they are unwanted guests. The Church is well loved and they don't tolerate outsiders here! But Robbie isn't going to give up so easily and continues to push for information. At that moment, another enters the scene and demands that the Corp removes it's presence or be physically removed! This world is now under the protection of Lord Darkhawk and the Fraternal Order of Raptors! Next Issue: Robbie vs Darkhawk!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #21
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising! Part 3: Truth and Consequences!
Novas Mari, Samaya and Rachel Rider are attacked by the Badoon as they race across the galaxy to warn of incursions by the hostile race! With their transmissions being jammed it's a matter of outracing the Badoon to alert the Corp! Meanwhile it a showdown on Mahret! New Nova Prime Robbie Rider versus the Darkhawk Chris Powell! Robbie and a team of Centurions arrived on Mahret to investigate the spreading influence of the Universal Church of Truth! But it's the Nova Corp who is not wanted here and Powell and his Fraternal Order of Raptors are here to make sure they leave! It's even sweeter for Darkhawk because he gets a chance to take revenge against a family who has been a thorn in his side for years! After an intense battle, an experienced Robbie proves no match Darkhawk who prepares to deliver a killing blow! Suddenly, all fighting is stopped by the blaring sounds of planetary alarms! A Badoon battleship and war fleet has arrived to begin an invasion of Mahret!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #22
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising! Part 4: Enemies Unite!
An unlikely alliance has formed between a squadron of Novas and the Fraternal Order of Raptors led by Darkhawk! The planet Mahret is under attack by Badoon warships heralding an invasion of the Andromeda Galaxy! Can Robbie and Darkhawk work together long enough to save themselves and the planet from an overwhelming invading force? Meanwhile, Mari, Rachel Ryder and Samaya escaped a Badoon war party and managed to make it to a Kree outpost for help. They have to alert the Intergalactic Council to prepare for the Badoon! However, their message doesn't make it to the council because it's being jammed by someone on the council itself, Senator Sonath!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #23
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising! Part 5: The Enemy Within!
Mari, Rachel Ryder and Samaya have been trying to reach the Intergalactic Council to warn them of the impending Badoon invasion but their transmission are being block by the mysterious Senator Sonath! Even their communications with the Nova Corp and the Kree have been blocked! With little time left and the Badoon hot on their trail, the only other option they have is to get Galador and rally the Space Knights! Meanwhile on the planet Mahret, Nova Prime Robbie and the Raptor Darkhawk have joined forces to battle another Badoon incursion. The combined efforts of the Raptors and the Novas managed to repel the invaders but they all know it's only a matter of time before they return with reinforcement! Nova Prime tries to reach the Nova headquarters but to no avail! Their uneasy alliance must hold until the Badoon are defeated! Robbie and Darkhawk agree to leave their teams behind to defend the planet while they head to Nova HQ to warn them about the Badoon! Can they keep their alliance together long enough to save the galaxy? Don't bet on it!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #24
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Badoon Rising! Part 6: The Enemy Revealed
Nova and Darkhawk have formed an uneasy truce to defeat a Badoon war party! Now after making it to Nova Corp star base headquarters, they have to rally the Corp to help stop an all out invasion! But Queen Adora has received news of something else that could rock the entire quadrant to its core! Elsewhere, Mari, Samaya and Rachel Rider arrive at the Intergalactic Council with a warning about the Badoon but instead find a council in shambles, rocked by a revelation that one of their own has betrayed them! A great evil has returned to the universe and all life is in danger! The universe is headed to a spiral path of destruction and it all begins with one word: Infinity! Next Issue: The Fall and Rise of...!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #25 *Anniversary Issue!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"Infinity: The Fall and Rise of Thanos!
How could they have been so blind? How could they have missed the clues! The Badoon attacks were just a ruse to distract them from the true enemy! Senator Sonath's true identity has been revealed as Thanos, The Infinity King and he has returned to wreak havoc on the universe! The Intergalactic Council has been destroyed and empires are left scrambling with how to deal with the return of the death-loving Titan! Queen Adora, Mari and Robbie gather on Xander with the Kree Ronan and Crystal to plan their next move. They all agree, that the first thing to do is stop the Badoon so that they can give their full attention to Thanos before he enacts his grand plan! However, they've learned that one race won't join them in the fight! The powerful Skrulls have chosen to serve Thanos and wage war on the universe in his name! Will this turn the tide in the favor of The Infinty King? Next Issue: Empire's Fall!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #26
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps
Thanos is back and he has the power of The Infinity Gems! He's turned the Badoon, Brood and Dire Wraith into his own private war guard to unleash more death and misery across the galaxies. The Intergalactic Senate is destroyed and the remaining galactic leaders have gathered with the Nova Corps and GotG to find a way to stop the mad Titan before everything is lost! Robbie, Mari and the rest of the Corps must save innocents worlds from being destroyed by Thanos' armies while the Guardians begin their quest to find an object, any object that can counter the power of the Gems! But Robbie knows, unless the other cosmic powers get involved, there is no hope for the universe to be saved from a god who worships death!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #27 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond!
The Nova Corp along with the Kree and the Spaceknights of Galador lead a coalition of cosmic empires to take on the combined assault of the Brood, Badoon and Dire Wraiths all who are in service to The Infinity King Thanos! Even the Skrulls and Shi'ar have joined the uneasy alliance as they realize all life is at stake when dealing with Thanos! These are the times that Robbie misses his brother,the former Nova Prime Richard Rider. He would know what to say to rally and inspires the rest to face overwhelming odds without much chance of winning! As he dons his helmet and connects to the Worldmind, he silently invokes his brother's memory and leads an army the likes which has never been seen before to face an unbeatable force! Whether he believes it will be the deciding factor in the war to save the universe!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #28 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond! Part 2
The war is going badly! Planet after Planet has fallen before the combined powers of the Brood, Badoon and the Dire Wraiths, all in service to the Infinity King Thanos! Robbie and the Nova Corp along with the rest of the galactic powers are pushed to their limits as they try to save as many worlds as they can! But when the enemy outnumbers you 5-to-1, the chances for winning are impossible! Those are the odds facing Robbie, Queen Adora, Ronan, Crystal and Earth Ambassador and SHIELD Agent Gail Runciter as they figure to how to save the universe from Thanos! But the news they just received delivers a gut wrenching blow that they might not recover from! The Space Knights of Galador have turned against the coalition and have pledged allegiance to Thanos!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #29 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond! Part 3 "Abandon All Hope"
With the betrayal of the Knights of Galador who now side with Thanos, things look even more dire for the universe! Even with forces from Earth joining the war(See Excelsior #8), the armies of Thanos are unstoppable! The Badoon, Brood and Dire Wraiths have razed world after world in the name of the Infinity King! But it is not a complete culling of the universe as Thanos sees fit to let some races survive for reasons of his own choosing As Robbie Rider leads the remaining Nova Corp in guerilla strikes against the enemy, the Kree, Xandarians, Alpha Centauri and the rest of the coalition learn of the attack on Chandilar and the possible loss of another ally! At that moment when everything looks bleak and all seems lost, a glimmer of hope comes from a most unexpected source. The Church of the Instrumentality has joined the fight against Thanos and has delivered the most crippling blow to date against the Infinity King: the destruction of the Dire Wraiths home world!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #30 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond! Part 4 Instrument of Destruction!
Led by Baron Karza, Darkhawk and the other Lord Cardinals, the Church of the Instrumentality has joined the Galactic Alliance against the Infinity King Thanos! But the added might of the Church may not be enough to turn the tide as world after world continues to burn! Although the Dire Wraiths have suffered a devastating blow, the Brood and Badoon continue to lay waste to entire planets! Elsewhere, Thanos meets with Mistress Death to discuss her surrender to him lest he wipe all from existence. But Death simply turns and walks away, leaving the enraged Titan to do the unthinkable and attack Death Herself!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #31 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond! Part 5: Farewell To Heroes!
Even with the added might of the Universal Church of Truth and it's Lord Cardinals, it's still an uphill battle for the Nova Corp and the Galactic Alliance against the forces of Thanos! Chandilar has fallen and the Shi'ar are in chaos(See Excelsior!)! They have a much needed win with the defeat of the Dire Wraiths and they must build upon that! Nova, Ronan, Queen Adora continue to move their forces to hotspots throughout the galaxy so that more worlds won't fall! Meanwhile, Crystal and Mari head to the Skrull home world to convince the Skrulls to enter the war and help stop the Infinity King! With The Knights of Galador turned to the side of Thanos, they desperately need more allies! Meanwhile on another plane, the abstracts meet to discuss the current events. They conclude that it maybe time for this universe to die so that a new one may be born! Next Issue: A New Hope!
32 PGS./Rated T+...$2.99

NOVA CORPS #32 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond: A New Hope!
Crystal and Mari have convinced the Skrulls to join the Intergalactic Galactic against the Titan Thanos! With the fall of the Dire Wraiths and alliances with the Universal Church of Truth and the Skrulls, the tide is turning against the forces of the Infinity King! But defeating the Brood and the Badoon will be meaningless unless they can find a way to stop a mad Thanos who has the power of the Infinity Gauntlet! Back on Xandar, Robbie, Adora, Ronan and Gail Runciter have just received communication that the Guardians have returned with a weapon that they hope to use to stop Thanos! And there is other good news as well, Richard Rider is alive! Next Issue: Family Reunion!
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NOVA CORPS #33 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Hard Corps- To Infinity and Beyond: Family Reunion!
Richard Rider is alive and has been reunited with his brother Robbie and the Nova Corps! His return along with Star-Lord and the Guardians have re-energized the intergalactic forces in their fight against the Brood and Badoon! With the tide turning in their favor, the Alliance begins to push the forces of Thanos back, winning hard earned victories along the way! But they know it will all mean nothing if Quasar cannot defeat the Infinity King and stop him from tearing the universe asunder!
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NOVA CORPS #34 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
With the Brood and Badoon finally defeated, the Nova Corps and the remaining alliance members can only hope that Quasar with the help of the Cancerverse's Scarlet Witch can finally defeat the Infinity King Thanos! But even if they can, the galaxy and the universe itself has been dealt a near death blow! Many worlds have been destroyed during the war! Galador with its Space Knights, once a strong ally is now an enemy and has fallen into the hands of the Ivory Kings. And Galactus, one of the most important beings in the balance of life and death in the universe is forever gone! The universe is still far from safe from Thanos, but will what's left of it survive the aftermath?
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NOVA CORPS #35 *Infinity King Tie-In!*
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Spread The Gospel.
The war is over and the threat of the Infinity King Thanos has ended. But the damage has been done and the universe is now a much different and darker place. Galactus is gone, alliances shattered and once allies are now enemies. The Intergalactic Council is no more! So where does the Nova Corps fit in a universe that is slipping into chaos? That's the question facing Richard Rider and the Corps who suffered losses of their own. Do they have anything left to protect the universe and more importantly, does the universe even want their help? Epilogue: The time is right he thinks to himself. He has waited for the right moment to make his move and that moment has finally arrived. The Magus gathers his High Lord Cardinals and tells them that their time has come to spread the gospel. In an uncertain world, the Universal Church of Truth is the light and the hope! It is time for the Church to act! Let the Inquisitions begin!
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NOVA CORPS #36
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Losing Our Religion
The universe has undergone a massive transformation. Old powers and alliances are gone and new powers have emerged! The Galactic Alliance is dead and buried. The Universal Church of Truth has begun to spread it's influence as more and more worlds seek their protection. What does this mean for Richie and the Nova Corps? Where do they fit in in a universe that may no longer have a place for them? Meanwhile, a new galactic alliance of smaller star systems is beginning to form, the Local Group Treaty Organization (L.G.T.O.). They want to form a partnership with the Nova Corp to protect their member worlds. The Kree and Galadorans are interested and having the Nova Corps on board would go along way to returning some stability to certain sectors. Elsewhere, Lord Darkhawk and the Fraternal Order of Raptors have arrived on the planet Harkon-12 to begin the test of loyalty to the Church. The Inquisitions begin here!
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NOVA CORPS #37
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
The Edge of Nowhere!
A new galactic alliance has been formed and the Nova Corps are it's peacekeepers! The Corps along with the Kree and Xandarians have formalized a treaty with the LGTO to protect it's member worlds! And they get their first test right away! The Universal Church of Truth has sent it's elite forces, The Order of The Raptors, to the planet Harkon-12 to purge this world of non-believers! However, Harkon is a member world of the LGTO and as such falls under the protection of the Nova Corps! So Nova Prime Richard sends a battalion of Centurians led by Pyo and his brother Robbie to defend Harkon and drive the Raptors and the Church out! Will this new alliance pass it's first test or will the Church end it in one swift brutal stroke! Next Issue: Centurians Down!
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NOVA CORPS #38
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
The Edge of Nowhere Part 2: Centurians Down!
The planet Harkon-12 is a LGTO world, a peaceful world of 6 billion souls who have the misfortune of being scheduled for execution by the Universal Church of Truth. The only thing standing between them and utter destruction are their new protectors, The Nova Corps! Pyo, Robbie, Sam and Mari lead a battalion of Centurians to stop the Church dead in it's tracks and drive them back to their own territory But there are at least six Imperial Raptor cruisers and over 10,000 heavily armed Techno-Raptors! What chance do a mere 2,000 Centurians have? Elsewhere, in a far corner of the galaxy away from prying eyes, Paibok the Super-Skrull has completed negotiations for a treaty with a new ally, Zenn-La! For too long, Zenn-Lavians have been victims of cosmic beings as well as galactic empires. They've had enough and seek an alliance that would make them a power to be reckoned with! Next Issue: Centurians Last Stand!
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NOVA CORPS #38
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"The Edge of Nowhere Part 3: Centurians Last Stand!"
2,000 Nova Centurians! 10,000 Techno-Raptors of the Universal Church of Truth! Six heavily armed Church battle cruisers! One planet, Harkon-12 on the brink of destruction! Pyo, Robbie and Sam along with their battalion of Centurians are faced with an impossible task as they try to save the planet from the Church's Holy Inquisition! Badly outnumbered and outgunned, the odds are hopelessly against them as they face utter annihilation. This would be a severe blow to the fledgling LGTO and could cripple and possibly end the Nov Corp! As the battle rages, the Centurians fight valiantly but there numbers begin to fall! What was once 2,000 is now just several hundreds. As the Raptors close in to deliver the final blow, the last Centurians ready themselves to go out in a blaze of glory. Suddenly a bright flash, signals that a ship has arrived from hyper-space! The Excelsior has arrived along with 6,000 Nova Centurians led by Nova Prime Richard Rider!
Next Issue: Victory!
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NOVA CORPS #40
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
"The Edge of Nowhere!"- Conclusion: Victory!
The arrival of the Excelsior along with 6,000 Nova Centurians has turned the tide of battle on Harkon-12! Robbie, Sam and their small squadron of Novas have managed to hold the line against the Fraternal Order of Raptors who planned to wipe out the entire planet after they failed their Inquisition! But the arrival of reinforcements has forced the Raptors to retreat, the first serious loss for the Church. While Colonel Jameson and his crew pursue the fleeing ships, Richard Ryder and his brother Robbie have a tearful moment, realizing that they could have lost one another.
The planet Galador, home of the Space Knights, has been shrouded in mystery since their betrayal of the Alliance during the war against the Infinity King. There has been no contact with the outside world and anyone attempting to travel to Galador has been unable to penetrate the darkness that surrounds the planet. The Space Knights are now under the rule of the Ivory Kings and are undergoing a huge transformation to make them more powerful than ever before! Next Issue: The Skrulls are back!
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NOVA CORPS #41
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Return of the Skrulls
The Skrulls, conspicuously silent after the war against Thanos have returned and annexed territories that once belonged to the tattered Shi'ar Empire! An alliance with the mysterious Builders have allowed them to expand and claim thousands of worlds under their rule. They now rival and may surpass the Universal Church of Truth as the biggest threat to the Andromeda Galaxy! A meeting between the Kree, Earth, Xandar and the Nova Corps has yet to determine a course of action. Ronan believes that the time to strike against the Skrulls is now, before they fully entrench themselves. Gail Runciter of Earth doesn't believe that any of them are ready for another war so soon after Thanos was defeated. Richard agrees that a full out war against the Skrulls is a now win situation but he also thinksthat they have to make a move against them soon. If not, the Shi'ar won't be the only race that become a part of a new Skrull empire! Next Issue: Interstellar Refugees!
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NOVA CORPS #42
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Empire of the Skrulls
The Skrulls and The Black Priests have seized large sections of the crumbling Shi'ar empire as they aggressively try to expand their reach and influence throughout the galaxy. Only the combined efforts of the LGTO and the Nova Corp have prevented their home world of Chandilar from falling into Skrull hands. A makeshift gov't holds the few remaining Shi'ar worlds together while former Majestrix Lilandra travels with a team of Guardians to rescue the children of The Aerie(GotG #41). The Skrull Queen Veranke will not stop until she has complete control of the Shi'ar! With the threat of the Skrulls and Universal Church of Truth, Richard knows that the Corps face serious challenges to safeguard the galaxy. But there is one thought that continues to plague his mind: what happened to The Imperial Guard? Next Issue: Imperial Conquest.
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NOVA CORPS #43
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Imperial Conquest: Part 1
The Shi'ar Imperial Guard is missing and Richard Ryder wants to know why! The Guard has not been seen since the end of the battle with the Infinity King and the Skrulls have taken over much of the Shi'ar territory. Only Chandilar and the surrounding systems have remained free from the Skrulls because they are under the protection of the Nova Corp and the LGTO. Richard decides to take a diplomatic envoy consisting of Gail Runciter(Earth), the Inhuman Crystal(Kree) and LGTO ambassador Ko' Ren to press the Skrulls about their plans for their newly acquired territory. He would also like to find out if they had something to do with the missing Guard as well. They meet with Skrull Queen Veranke who says the Skrulls claimed the Shi'ar worlds "merely to protect them from other, hostile forces." Meanwhile, a squadron of Nova Centurians are patrolling the Saarin Sector when they come across a derelict ship, floating aimlessly through space. They board the ship to find one lone occupant, someone who they thought died during the near destruction of Chandilar: Lilandra's sister Deathbird, barely clinging to life! Next Issue: The Imperial Guard are back!
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NOVA CORPS #44
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
The Return of the Imperial Guard!
Deathbird is alive! Lilandra's sister survived the assault on Chandilar and now she wants to know what happened to the Aerie! Tauren El, one of the Nova Centurians who found her tell her that The Aerie was stolen by the Scy'Ar Tal and that Lilandra and a team of Guardians have gone on a mission to find them. Meanwhile, Chandilar is under the protection of the Nova Corp and the LGTO but parts of their outer planetary systems have come under Skrull control. Speaking of the SKrulls, Rich, LGTO ambassador Ko'Ren, Gail Runciter and Crystal have questions for Skrull Queen Veranke about their occupation of Shi'ar worlds and what happened to the Imperial Guard. Veranke assures them that the Shi'ar are being well taken care of and it should be of no concern to the Corp. As for the Imperial Guard, she tells Rich that they haven't disappeared. In fact she signals a member of he staff to bring in the Guard who are now apart of her personal security forces! They belong to her!Next Issue: Guard Duty.
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NOVA CORPS #45
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Keep Your Guard Up
Skrull queen Veranke has revealed that the former Shi'ar Imperial Guard are not missing at all but in fact are now her personal bodyguards. This is a huge game-changer for Richie and the Nova Corps. If the Guard are working for the Skrulls then it creates a huge shift in the balance of power for the quadrant. Crystal, who is here representing the Kree empire questions if they are truly the Imperial Guard or merely Skrull imposters. Gladiator begins to move towards her but is stopped by Veranke. She warns them that the Guard are very protective of their queen and that they should chose their words carefully. Gail Runciter and LGTO ambassador Ko'Ren ask for cooler heads to prevail and discuss things peacefully. But Veranke tells them that the talks are over and that it is time for them to leave! As their ship leaves Skrull space, they all agree that they have to stop the Skrulls but they have to find a way to deal with the Guard. Richie has an idea on how to go toe-to-toe with them but it will require a trip for him and Gail Runciter to Earth!
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NOVA CORPS #45
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Have A Little Help From My Friends.
The with Imperial Guard now under their control, The Skrulls are even more aggressive in annexing Shi'ar worlds into their empire! Queen Veranke isn't content with just the Shi'ar! Xandar and the Kree are prime targets as the Skrull seek total domination of the galaxy! And the driving force behind them are The Black Priests, powerful entities from another dimension seeking to establish a strong hold in our universe! Meanwhile, a new enemy emerges! Former ally Galador has allied themselves with the Ivory Kings and have openly conquered other planets seeking to build their own empire. With threats from multiple fronts, The LGTO is not powerful enough yet to deal with these multiple crisis! But Richard and Gail Runciter have returned from Earth with a surprise of their own. After a visit to Wakanda and Tony Stark, a new vibranium-repulsor Nova armor has been created, one powerful enough to stand blow for blow with a Super-Skrull! Next Issue: Centurian-War Machines!
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NOVA CORPS #45
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
War Machines!
Dorban is a highly advanced planet with a powerful military that has kept the planet safe from attack for centuries...until now! The Shi'ar Imperial Guard and a cadre of Super-Skrulls have cut through the Dorbanite army like a scythe through wheat. It is over in a matter of hours, all that remains is for the Queen Therma to surrender and bow before their new Skrull masters. Looking around at her subjects, broken and battered, Therma prepares to kneel before Gladiator when a loud sonic boom screams across the skies! Suddenly, is sent crashing into an empty structure which crumbles around him. More shocking than the blow itself is the mere fact that Gladiator staggers to his feet with blood dripping from his mouth! Both the Guard and the Super Skrulls, shielding their eyes from the bright sun, all stunned, turn to see who could deliver such a blow! They hear the words of the Earthman Richard Rider, surrounded by Nova Centurians in armor that they've never seen before, who tells Gladiator to get up so he can knock him on his ass again! Next Issue: Like A Super-Nova!
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NOVA CORPS #48
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
Like A Super-Nova!
Richard and his squad of newly armored Centurians battle the Imperial Guard and the Super Skrulls over the skies of Dorban! The Skrulls planned to add this world to their growing lists of conquests and were close to succeeding until the Nova Corp arrived in their new Vibranium-Bleeding Edge armor! Now able to stand toe-to-toe with the cosmic heavyweights, the Corp has drawn a line in the sand! Skrull aggression will no longer be allowed and Dorban is under the protection of the LGTO and the Nova Corp! Gladiator gathers the Imperial Guard and Super-Skrulls together and declares that today is the day that the Nova Corp dies!
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NOVA CORPS #49
Written By CARLOS PACHECO
Plot By MARVELL2100
Art By MIKE MCKONE
We Were Soldiers!
The Nova Corps wages an all out battle against the Imperial Guard and a battalion of Super Skrulls on the planet Dorban! Their new Vibranium-Bleeding Edge armor has evened the odds and now it's just a matter of who is the better team of fighters. Although the guard and the Skrulls have the edge in experience, Richard and his team fight with a passion and fury that Gladiator and the Skrulls have never seen! It's this passion that tips the balance in the favor of the Corps who defeat the invaders and drive them off Dorban in retreat! It's another important victory for the Nova Corps and the LGTO as they try to restore order back to the universe! But their victory maybe short-lived as another more dangerous threat has arrived on Dorban: Angela, the Herald of Death! Next Issue: Win the battle, lose the war!
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