All the Marvel comic books bridging the gap between the events of Avengers vs. X-Men and the fall 2012 launch of Marvel Now! which marks a new era for the publisher.
Previously: Avengers vs. X-Men
Great books from this time period include the conclusion of Remender’s time writing Uncanny X-Force, the continuation of Mark Waid writing Daredevil, and the final days of Amazing Spider-Man before Superior Spider-Man launches!
Below you’ll find a complete guide to the Marvel comics that should be read in between the events of Avengers vs. X-Men and the launch of Marvel Now! I’ve noted all my favorite stories from this time period with the Comic Book Herald logo next to the series title.
Avengers vs. X-Men: X-Men Legacy
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Collects: X-Men Legacy #266-275
Collects: Avengers Academy 34-39
Series conclusion following the events of Avengers vs. X-Men
Secret Avengers by Rick Remender: The Complete Collection
Collects: Secret Avengers (2010) 21.1, 22-37
Issues #29 to #37 for the series conclusion.
Captain America By Ed Brubaker Vol. 3
Collects: Captain America #11-14
Incredible Hulk By Jason Aaron Vol. 2
Collects: Incredible Hulk #7.1 & #8-15
Dark Avengers: The End Is The Beginning
Collects: Dark Avengers #175-183
Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender: The Complete Collection Volume 2
Collects: Uncanny X-Force 19.1, 20-35
Collects: Astonishing X-Men (2004) #48-51, Alpha Flight (1983) #106, Nation X #2
X-Factor Vol. 16: Together Again For The First Time
Collects: X-Factor (2005) #233-236, Wolverine (1988) #54.
Collects: Astonishing X-Men (2004) #52-56 & Astonishing X-Men Annual #1
X-Factor Vol. 17: The Road To Redemption
Collects: X-Factor (2005) #237-240
Collects: Wolverine (2010) #305-309
Collects: Wolverine (1988) #310-313
X-Men By Brian Wood Vol. 1: Blank Generation
Collects: X-Men (2010) #30-35
X-Treme X-Men – Volume 1: Xavier Must Die!
Collects: X-Treme X-Men (2012) 1-5
Invincible Iron Man Volume 10: Long Way Down
Collects: Invincible Iron Man 516-520
Captain America By Ed Brubaker Vol. 4
Collects: Captain America (2011) #15-19
Collects: Captain America And Hawkeye #629-632
Collects: Hulk (2008) #47-52
Collects: Hulk (2008) #53-57
Hulk (2008 to 2012) series conclusion.
Collects: Man-Thing (1974) #12, Infernal Man-Thing #1-3 And Material From Savage Tales (1971) #1
Deadpool by Daniel Way: The Complete Collection Volume 4
Collects: Deadpool 50-63
Collects: Avenging Spider-Man #6, Punisher (2011) #6, Daredevil (2011) #11, Punisher #7-10
Collects: Avenging Spider-Man 6, Punisher (2011) 10, Daredevil (2011) 11-15
Spider-Man: Big Time: The Complete Collection Volume 3
Collects: Amazing Spider-Man 677-687, 679.1; Daredevil 8; Amazing Spider-Man: Ends Of The Earth 1; Avenging Spider-Man 8
Avenging Spider-Man: The Good, The Green, And The Ugly
Collects: Avenging Spider-Man #7, 9-10 & 12-13
Collects: Spider-Men 1-5
Collects: Venom (2011) #23-25 And #28-30
Spider-Man: Big Time: The Complete Collection Volume 4
Collects: Amazing Spider-Man 688-697, Avenging Spider-Man 11, Alpha: Big Time 1-5
Avenging Spider-Man: Threats and Menaces
Collects: Avenging Spider-Man #14-15, Avenging Spider-Man Annual #1, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #39, Amazing Spider-Man #692 & Spider-Man Vs. Vampires
Scarlet Spider Vol. 2: Lone Star
Collects: Scarlet Spider #7-9, 12.1 & 13-15
Ignore issues #13 to #15 at this point since they’re officially part of the Marvel NOW! banner.
Collects: Minimum Carnage: Alpha #1; Scarlet Spider #10-12, Venom (2011) #26-27, Minimum Carnage: Omega #1
X-Factor Vol. 18: Breaking Points
Collects: X-Factor (2005) #241-245
Journey Into Mystery by Kieron Gillen: The Complete Collection Volume 2
Collects: Exiled 1; New Mutants 42-43; Journey Into Mystery 637-645; The Mighty Thor 18-22, Annual 1
Includes the Exiled crossover with New Mutants and the “Everything Burns” crossover with Mighty Thor. For more detail I recommend the Loki reading order.
New Mutants Vol. 7: Fight The Future
Collects: New Mutants (2009) #44-50
Fantastic Four By Jonathan Hickman Vol. 6
Collects: Fantastic Four #605, 605.1 & 606-611
Collects: Ff (2011) #17-23
S.H.I.E.L.D. by Hickman & Weaver: The Human Machine
Collects: S.H.I.E.L.D. (2011) 1-4, S.H.I.E.L.D. By Hickman & Weaver 5-6, S.H.I.E.L.D. Infinity
Collects: Captain America And Iron Man #633-635 And Captain America And Namor #635.1
Invincible Iron Man Volume – 11: The Future
Collects: Invincible Iron Man 521-527
Iron Man (2008 to 2012) series conclusion
Defenders By Matt Fraction Vol. 2
Collects: Defenders (2011) #7-12
Collects: Wolverine (2010) #314-317 And Captain America And Namor #635.1
Collects: X-Men (2010) #36-41
Collects: The Punisher (2011) #11-16
Daredevil by Mark Waid Volume 4
Collects: Daredevil 16-21
Captain America and Black Widow
Collects: Captain America And Black Widow 636-640
Winter Soldier Vol. 3: Black Widow Hunt
Collects: Winter Soldier #10-14
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe
Collects: Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe #1-4
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Shouldn’t the End Times issues of Avengers (31-34) and New Avengers (31-31) be on here somewhere? They’re the last few issues of each series following AvX.