Top 11 Marvel Comics For May 2024

Best Marvel Comics May 2024

You may want to get your wallet ready for the Marvel May 2024 lineup. In addition to a slew of your regular faves, Blood Hunt, which pits vampires versus heroes, is taking over the publisher with dozens of one-shots and tie-ins.

But that’s far from our only highlights here. While we left off some must-haves such as the blockbuster Ultimate Universe titles, and the X-Men’s Krakoa era almost wrapping up with multiple miniseries… There are still a ton you’ll want to get your hands on this month. Read on for our picks of 11 must-have, must-buy series to add to your comic book haul.

1. Get Fury #1

Get Fury #1 cover

Release Date: May 1, 2024

Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows return to the Vietnam era of The Punisher for a crossover book that finds Frank Castle rescuing — or perhaps murdering — Nick Fury.

2. Deadpool & Wolverine: World War III #1

Deadpool Wolverine WWIII #1 cover

Release Date: May 1, 2024

Can you feel the corporate synergy? Deadpool and Wolverine battle and team up from classic Deadpool writer Joe Kelly, with art by Adam Kubert.

3. Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace 25th Anniversary Special #1

Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace Anniversary Special #1 cover

Release Date: May 1, 2024

We’ve officially entered the prequel reclamation era, 25 years on, as this anthology focuses on your fave characters like Baby Anakin, Padme, and Jar-Jar. Wizard!

4. Blood Hunt #1

Blood Hunt #1 cover

Release Date: May 1, 2024

It’s vampires versus Marvel in this limited series that, frankly, is not so limited. Beyond the main series by Jed MacKay and Pepe Larraz, there’s also a Red Band version with extended, more violent content only released in comic book stores. And throughout the next few months, there are dozens of spinoffs and tie-ins. Hope y’all like vampires!

5. Giant-Size X-Men #1

Giant-Size X-Men #1 cover

Release Date: May 8, 2024

Ann Nocenti writing a story about Warren Worthington III, aka Angel, battling all his variations throughout history? Sign me up!

6. Doom #1

Doom #1 cover

Release Date: May 15, 2024

Why is this one-shot happening? Not sure. But it is happening, and it’s an essential read this month as Jonathan Hickman writes what essentially sounds like Doom: The End, with pencils by Sandford Greene.

7. The Amazing Spider-Man #50

Amazing Spider-Man #50 cover

Release Date: May 22, 2024

The Green Goblin returns, and somehow — spoiler — Peter becomes the next Goblin. Check out the story fans will be arguing about for the next decade! Plus, Marv Wolfman tackles a tale that will tug on your heartstrings.

8. Spider-Gwen: The Ghost-Spider #1

Spider-Gwen: The Ghost Spider #1 cover

Release Date: May 22, 2024

Gwen gets officially trapped in a world she never made in this new series, and I know a duck she might want to talk to about that.

9. Wolverine #50

Wolverine #50 cover

Release Date: May 29, 2024

It’s the end of the Sabretooth War, the end of Benjamin Percy’s run on Wolverine, and a celebration of 50 years of the character with stories by Larry Hama and more. Stabby stabby, as Logan always says!

10. Avengers: Twilight #6

Avengers Twilight #6 cover

Release Date: May 29, 2024

Chip Zdarsky and Daniel Acuña’s The Cap Knight Returns wraps up with the arrival of the Hulk. Yikes!

11. X-Men: The Wedding Special #1

X-Men Wedding Special, cover by Luciano Vecchio

Release Date: May 29, 2024

This year’s Marvel Voices: Pride issue focuses on a special event: the wedding of Mystique and Destiny. Plus more stories from the X-Men part of the universe, from all-star writers and artists!

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