(May 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.35 GBP; 1.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Tom DeFalco
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

2nd Printing with black Spider-Man face in the lower corner box exists; The heroes leave for Secret Wars in Amazing Spider-Man #251, Avengers #242, Captain America #292, Fantastic Four #264, Incredible Hulk #294, Iron Man #181 and Uncanny X-Men #180.


Can the Combined Might of Earth's Most Powerful Super Heroes Defeat the Ultimate Menace?!! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Super Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael Zeck
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp; Cyclops; Wolverine; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk; Hawkeye; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Zeck pencils credit confirmed and Beatty inks credit supplied by www.mikezeck.com (15 June 2011).

The War Begins (Table of Contents)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Michael Zeck
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
HEROES: Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing; Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; She-Hulk; Wasp; Thor; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lockheed; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Absorbing Man
Synopsis:
Our cast of heroes and villains each find themselves in their respective gigantic space ships trying to figure out how they got there and what is going on; They witness the end of a galaxy and the creation of Battleworld; Ultron attacks the other baddies and is snuffed out by Galactus; The voice of the otherworldy Beyonder tells them that their goal is to defeat their enemies and their wildest dreams will come true; Galactus and Doom immediately fly off to confront the Beyonder but are repulsed as if they were no more than gnats; The heroes are transported to the planet and immediately turn on Magneto who has been inexplicably counted among their number; They choose Cap to lead them; The villains are also moved to Battleworld and Doom tries to reason with them concerning the Beyonder's wishes; When no one is willing to listen, he flies off to talk to Reed but is shot down by Kang; The heroes reach Doom but mistrust him and get blasted; The rest of the villains arrive and the Secret War begins.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Can the Combined Might of Earth's Most Powerful Super Heroes Defeat the Ultimate Menace?!!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  2. 1. The War Begins
    Marvel Super Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • John Henning