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Nova, Ms. Marvel, and Miles Morales/Spider-Man pose, from the cover of Outlawed #1, Marvel Comics (2020).

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Marvel Comics’ Outlawed crossover: full reading order

Don’t miss an issue of Marvel’s defining 2020 event

Image: Pepe Larraz, David Curiel/Marvel Comics

In Marvel Comics’ Outlawed, teenage superheroes go on the run from the government after their very existence is criminalized. After kicking off with a blockbuster one-shot, the storyline is exploding out through Marvel’s teen hero books, including Miles Morales: Spider-Man, Magnificent Ms. Marvel, and the newly relaunched Champions ongoing series — not to mention New Warriors and Power Pack miniseries.

To help you keep it all straight, here’s the full list of books that’ll be officially tying in to Outlawed, along with the covers and official summaries from Marvel Comics.


Outlawed books in April

A poster of Kamala Khan reads “Protect our children, protect our future. Does your senator support Kamala’s Law?” on the cover of Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Eduard Petrovich/Marvel Comics

April 1

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14

  • As Ms. Marvel recovers from a traumatic ordeal, she finds herself an unwilling martyr for a movement she hates. If she wants to reclaim her narrative, she’ll have to wake up first ...

Miles Morales/Spider-Man swings through city streets under fire from soldiers on the cover of Miles Morales: Spider-Man #17, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Javi Garron/Marvel Comics

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #17

  • Team MILES MORALES welcomes the INCREDIBLE Carmen Carnero (Captain Marvel, X-Men Red)!
  • And welcomes readers faithful and fresh to discover what life is like for Brooklyn’s teen Spider-Man in the OUTLAWED age!
  • It’s time for young people to stand together or fall apart! Who will need Miles to risk the wrath of CRADLE?

Miles Morales/Spider-Man, Ms. Marvel, and Nova pose under a spotlight and in front of a billboard in favor of Kamala’s Law, on the cover of Champions #1, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Toni Infante/Marvel Comics

April 8

Champions #1

  • A law is passed that goes against everything Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man founded the Champions for ... But the world still needs heroes, even if the world doesn’t want them right now.
  • After Ms. Marvel makes an unexpected and emotional announcement that her team won’t go down without a fight, a group of teen vigilantes gathers to plan their next move. But the CRADLE task force is hot on their trail, and there’s a spy in their midst ...
  • Eve L. Ewing (Ironheart, Outlawed) and Simone Di Meo (Immortal Hulk: The Best Defense and Venom: Acts of Evil) team up for a dramatic new era of Champions that will define Marvel’s teen heroes for years to come!

Katie, Julie, Jack and Alex Power on the cover of Power Pack #1, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Ryan Stegman/Marvel Comics

Power Pack #1 (of 5)

Power Pack is back! Katie, Julie, Jack and Alex Power have been super-heroing since they were learning to tie their own shoes. It’s been ages since they fought side by side as a family, but a special occasion — and an old grudge — is about to put the gang back together. There’s just one teeny tiny hiccup: a brand-new law restricting underage super heroes! But surely, if the fate of all New York City is at stake, the powers that be will make an exception? Keep your fingers crossed as the Power siblings fight for their right to save the world!


Night Thrasher, Firestar, Range, Speedball, Namorita, and Silhouette — along with five new heroes — pose on the cover of New Warriors #1, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: R.B. Silva/Marvel Comics

April 15

New Warriors #1 (of 5)

DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK!

Or Night Thrasher will knock you out! Or better yet, he’ll get one of the new recruits to do it! With Kamala’s Law in full effect — forbidding unsupervised super heroics by anyone under the age of 21 - it’s time for the New Warriors to step up. Thrasher reunites with Firestar, Rage, Speedball, Namorita and Silhouette to mentor a whole new generation of heroes ... whether they like it or not. Introducing the NEW New Warriors — and the epoch of their thrilling new adventures!


Outlawed books in May

A disguised Ms. Marvel shrinks from the attention of an agent of CRADLE on the cover of Magnificent Ms. Marvel #15, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Eduard Petrovich/Marvel Comics

May 6

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #15

  • The anti-teen-hero task force, CRADLE, is scouring Jersey City to apprehend its young protector, Ms. Marvel.
  • But CRADLE isn’t the only problem on Kamala’s plate — several of her family members support the new law, and if they discover her secret identity, it’s game over for Ms. Marvel.

Miles Morales/Spider-Man stands with the folks who know his secret identity on the cover of Miles Morales: Spider-Man #18, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Javi Garron/Marvel Comics

Miles Morales Spider-Man #18

  • Ganke. Barbara. Judge. Lana. Mr. Sumida. Rio. Jeff.
  • Miles knows he has to help people as Spider-Man, so he’s ready to live as an outlaw.
  • But is he ready to do it without the support of someone he loves? Who’s with Miles, who’s against him, and who’s side are YOU on?

Ms. Marvel, Miles Morales, Nova and the Champions battle soldiers, while Riri Williams/Ironheart sheds a single tear on the cover of Champions #2, Marvel Comics. Image: Toni Infante/Marvel Comics

Champions #2

  • When clashing protests over the teen vigilante ban break out across Chicago, the Champions risk their freedom to protect the young protestors from overzealous CRADLE agents — but Chicago’s own hometown hero, Ironheart, is nowhere to be seen.
  • Where is Riri Williams? Why has she abandoned the Champions? And could it have anything to do with the mole in their ranks ... ?

The New Warriors battle assailants on the cover of New Warriors #2, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: R.B. Silva/Marvel Comics

May 13

New Warriors #2 (of 5)

FLASHBACK FOES-DAY!

The NEW New Warriors are trapped with the Original Warriors’ first and fiercest foes ... PSIONEX! Or are they? Night Thrasher and the OG crew have to save the new kids from certain doom, but another enemy is lurking in the shadows. PLUS: How’d Night Thrasher get the band back together anyhow? From the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space to the Darkforce dimension itself - find out in the latest extreme installment of New Warriors!


Katie, Julie, Jack and Alex Power are menaced by soldiers on the cover of Power Pack #2, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Stefano Caselli/Marvel Comics

Power Pack #2 (of 5)

THE PACK IN PRISON?!

  • Okay, so MAYBE it’s illegal for minors to fight crime in costume, dispensing vigilante justice as they see fit. MAYBE.
  • But not if they have a mentor! Then it’s totally fine! So now all the Pack need is an adult willing to let them do whatever they want.
  • It’s a voyage (or at least a two-page spread) across the Marvel Universe to find a mentor!
  • But what if everything doesn’t go smoothly? What if there’s CONFLICT and EVENTS?
  • The Power Pack faces adversity, betrayal and more in this Alex-narrated issue!

Outlawed books in June

Ms. Marvel and Amulet run from a helicopter on the cover of Magnificent Ms. Marvel #16, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Eduard Petrovich/Marvel Comics

June 3

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #16

  • AMULET RETURNS – just in time for CRADLE and Dum Dum Dugan to crack down on the teen heroes of Jersey City!
  • An arcane horror threatens everything Amulet and Ms. Marvel hold dear – but can they do anything to stop it when they could be arrested at any moment?

Miles Morales is menaced by ... A red-eyed Miles Morales?? on the cover of Miles Morales: Spider-Man #19, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Javier Garrón/Marvel Comics

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #19

  • No one knows the full consequences when worlds collide: Are there aftershocks, echoes, doubles?
  • Miles is already battling a man who shares his name. What does it mean when he finds someone with his face in his family living room?
  • Was this clone made or born? And which Miles will survive this saga?

Katie, Julie, Jack and Alex Power fly through the air on the cover of Power Pack #3, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Carlos Gómez/Marvel Comics

June 10

Power Pack #3 (of 5)

  • The Power Pack is in over their heads (metaphorically) as their powers are (literally) about to start misbehaving and shutting down!
  • Only they don’t know that yet, which is what’s known to STUFFY OLD LITERATURE PROFESSORS as “dramatic irony” and known to everyone else as “oh dang, that’s some exciting and suspenseful comic soliciting!” Sophocles used it! Shakespeare used it! Now it is our turn to experience dramatic irony.
  • As if that weren’t enough, the Power Pack faces ANOTHER threat they never saw coming, delivered to them by special guest … TASKMASTER!
  • Honestly, given how badly things are going, it really seems that one or more of the Power Pack should die in this issue. DO THEY?
  • Heck, you’ll have to buy this (Julie-narrated!) issue to find out!

The New Warriors battle the Champions on the cover of New Warriors #3, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: R.B. Silva/Marvel Comics

June 17

New Warriors #3 (of 5)

AT WAR WITH THE CHAMPIONS!

Night Thrasher and his New Warriors picked a side – the side of the law! And that means shutting down teenage vigilantes … even if they’re supposed to be friends. Luckily Night Thrasher doesn’t need friends. At least, that’s the lesson he’s giving his new recruits – after kicking one of them out. Turmoil abounds! Betrayal lurks around every corner! Villains are revealed! It’s another can’t-miss issue with the tightest team around!


The Champions look on as Viv Vision explodes in green energy on the cover of Champions #3, Marvel Comics (2020). Image: Toni Infante/Marvel Comics

Champions #3

  • The Champions are on the run! Ms. Marvel, Spider-Man, Nova and Ironheart race to stay one step ahead of CRADLE, but someone keeps leaking their location, and they’re running out of places to hide.
  • With a spy in their midst and their allies locked up in a disturbing correctional school, they’ll turn to the one adult they know they can still trust …

Outlawed books in July

We won’t know exactly when these books hit shelves until Marvel releases its July catalog. Tune in in late April!

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #17

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #20

Champions #4

Power Pack #4 (of 5)

New Warriors #4 (of 5)

Outlawed books in August

We won’t know exactly when these books hit shelves until Marvel releases its August catalog. Tune in in late May!

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #18

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #21

Champions #5

Power Pack #5 (of 5)

New Warriors #5 (of 5)