(2008)

Marvel, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
99.99 USD
Pages
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On-sale date
2008
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-3110-6 Search at WorldCat
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Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; X-Men [Ciclops [Scott Summers]; Wolverine [Logan, James Howlett]; Rogue [Anna Marie]; Colossus [Peter Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]
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The War Begins (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
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 [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lockheed; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Absorbing Man
Synopsis
Heroes and villains each find themselves in space ships. They witness the creation of Battleworld. The Beyonder tells them that their goal is to defeat their enemies and their wildest dreams will come true. Galactus and Doom fly off to confront the Beyonder but are repulsed. The heroes are transported to the planet and turn on Magneto. 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 get blasted.
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Prisoners of War! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
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 [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lockheed; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Absorbing Man
Synopsis
The heroes and villains engage in their first battle of the Secret War and the heroes win and take prisoners. Doom uses the time the villains are engaged to invade their base and revive Ultron to do his bidding. When the remaining villains return, they find Doom waiting and grudgingly agree to let him be their leader. The heroes find a base of their own only to have it invaded by Magneto who makes off with the Wasp. The Thing reverts to his human form of Ben Grimm.
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Tempest Without, Crisis Within! (Table of Contents: 3)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
?

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 [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Absorbing Man; Titania (introduction); Volcana (introduction)
Synopsis
While a storm rages across Battleworld, the Wasp cozies up to her captor, Magneto. The Hulk secretly fears that his intellect is fading. Spidey overhears the X-Men planning to leave and join Magneto and whips the mutants good until Xavier wipes his memory. With their forces dwindled, Doom creates two new allies for the coming war. Thor revives the Enchantress and the two head off to chat. When dawn breaks, the Hulk drops the ball on sentry duty and the heroes are unprepared for an assault on their base by the villains who quickly gain the upper hand.
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Situation: Hopeless! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Bob Layton
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 [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Zsaji (1st); VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana; Absorbing Man; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kitty Pryde
Synopsis
The villains defeat the heroes in battle, rescue their captured comrades and destroy their base. Trying to impress Volcana, Molecule Man drops a mountain range on our heroes. Thor and the Enchantress return to find the villains victorious and Thor is attacked. The X-Men join forces with Magneto and the Wasp uses the distraction to escape. Torch and Captain Marvel channel their powers through Iron Man and blast themselves out from under the mountain range. They take refuge in an alien village where a woman heals their wounds. The village is right underneath the gaze of Galactus.
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The Battle of Four Armies! (Table of Contents: 5)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Bob Layton
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; Thor; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Zsaji (introduction); VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Absorbing Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kitty Pryde; Kang; Wasp; Lizard
Synopsis
When Galactus' home ship arrives, all of the factions scramble to devise a plan to deal with this. Torch connects with the Zsaji. The Wrecking Crew picks on Molecule Man and Volcana. The Enchantress tries to seduce Doom. Mr. Fantastic and Magneto each try to get the attention of Galactus and are punished for their troubles. The heroes and villains battle again but the X-Men ride in to the rescue and drive the bad guys off. Colossus is badly injured and also comes into contact with the healer Zsaji. Dr. Doom sneaks onto Galactus' ship and begins to poke around.
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A Little Death... (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Lizard; Klaw; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Absorbing Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Dazzler; Kitty Pryde; CAMEO: Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (in shadows)
Synopsis
Galactus begins assembling his equipment. The Wasp crashes her ship and ends up in a swamp with the Lizard. Dr. Doom discovers Klaw on Galactus' ship and sends him to relay a message to the villains. Xavier mind probes the planet and learns a little of Doom's plans, he dispatches half of the X-Men to spy on the villains. Colossus develops feelings for Zsaji. Cyclops, Wolvie and Rogue take on Doom's small task force and Wolverine hurts the Molecule Man badly. Cyclops begins a chain reaction of volcanic eruptions. Another team of baddies show up to retrieve the Lizard and shoot the Wasp.
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Berserker! (Table of Contents: 7)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (introduction); Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Lizard; Klaw; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Absorbing Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana
Synopsis
The heroes meet the new Spider-Woman. The Wrecker and his allies show up and throw the body of the fallen Wasp at our heroes before they take off. Zsaji can do nothing for her as she is dead. Magento and the X-Men battle the bad guys but they escape. Magneto notices that Doom is lurking on his world ship and expels him violently. She-Hulk invades Doombase solo seeking revenge for the death of the Wasp but is outnumbered and beaten badly. The X-Men agree to keep an eye on Galactus who has once again begun his process of eating Battleworld so the Avengers can take off and rescue She-Hulk.
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Invasion (Table of Contents: 8)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty; Jack Abel; Mike Esposito
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing; Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; She-Hulk; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Lizard; Klaw; Ultron; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Absorbing Man; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana
Synopsis
The heroes invade the bad guy's base in retaliation for the death of the Wasp. They soundly trounce the bad guys and capture most of them. As they return to their base with a badly wounded She-Hulk, they discover that Wasp is not dead but was healed by Zsaji. When Spidey notices that Thor's costume has been restored, he is directed to a machine that spits out a small black ball which quickly covers him and becomes his new costume. Xavier contacts the heroes and tells them that Galactus has begun to eat Battleworld.
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Assault on Galactus! (Table of Contents: 9)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Klaw; CAMEOS: Invisible Girl; Franklin Richards; Absorbing Man; Dr. Octopus; Lizard; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kang; Enchantress; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Molecule Man; Ultron
Synopsis
The X-Men reunite with the rest of the heroes as they make a last ditch effort to prevent Galactus from eating Battleworld. Spidey gets used to his new black costume. Dr. Doom rescues Klaw from the heroes base and begins to put his final plan into action. Weak and needing energy to continue his efforts, Galactus begins to consume his world ship.
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Death to the Beyonder (Table of Contents: 10)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Klaw; CAMEOS: Absorbing Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Mephisto; Bulldozer; Dr. Octopus; Molecule Man; Enchantress
Synopsis
As Galactus eats his word ship for energy, Dr. Doom uses a set of lenses he has devised from the body of Klaw to suck the energy into himself. Now supremely powerful, Doom confronts the Beyonder himself in ultimate battle. The heroes are shaken as Battleworld begins falling apart. Just as things look hopeless, Doom arrives, proclaims he has beaten the Beyonder and assures our heroes that there is no reason to fight as the Secret War is over.
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...And Dust to Dust! (Table of Contents: 11)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Nelson Yomtov
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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Magneto; Klaw; Absorbing Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Dr. Octopus; Molecule Man; Enchantress; CAMEO: Kang
Synopsis
Doom says the Beyonder is dead and he has ultimate power. The villains move to the area of Battleworld that was pulled from Denver and Owen shoots the bad guys into space to return to earth. A mysterious beam invades Hulk and then Spider-Woman. Doom summons the heroes to his new tower and offers to grant their wishes but they decline. The force inhabiting Spider-Woman transfers itself to Klaw. The heroes decide that Doom with the Beyonder's powers is too dangerous to exist and choose to battle him one last time. As the last vote is cast, they are destroyed in a gigantic explosion.
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...Nothing to Fear... (Table of Contents: 12)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 43 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty; Art Adams; Art Nichols; Joe Rubinstein
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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Lockheed; Zsaji (Death); VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Magneto; Klaw; Absorbing Man; Lizard; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Dr. Octopus; Molecule Man; Enchantress; Ultron; Titania; Volcana
Synopsis
The heroes are dead and Doom tries to contain the power of the Beyonder. The villains, heading back, begin to squabble. Klaw manipulates Doom to resurrect the heroes. The Beyonder sucks his power back out of Doom. Doom, Klaw and Ultron disappear. The heroes return changed to earth; Spider-Man with a black alien costume, Curt Connors cured of the Lizard, Hulk has a busted leg. Colossus has lost love, Zsaji, the X-Men get new costumes, Lockheed returns with another dragon, Captain America's shield is restored, and She-Hulk joins the Fantastic Four when The Thing remains on Battleworld.
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Indexer Notes

A number of uncredited inkers worked on this book to beat the deadline of which Art Adams sequence is the most recognizable.

This Secret Love--! (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Evelyn Stein; Christie Scheele
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Enchantress; She-Hulk; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; The Thing; Hulk; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp; Hawkeye; Professor X; Storm; Nightcrawler; Rogue; Colossus; Cyclops; Wolverine; Dr. Doom; Wrecker; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Thunderball; Absorbing Man; Ultron; Kang; Titania [Mary MacPherran]; Molecule Man; Galactus; Dr. Octopus; The Lizard; Volcana; Daillus the Daring; harpies; Lorelei
Synopsis
Enchantress recounts an untold Tale of the Secret Wars to Lorelei.
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Skeeter (Table of Contents: 14)

She-Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott
Pencils
Paul Pelletier
Inks
Rick Magyar
Colors
Dave Kemp
Letters
Dave Sharpe; Chris Eliopoulos [credited as "Crave Sharpeopoulos"]

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk (flashback only); Titania [Mary MacPherran]; Zoma the Watcher; Champion [Tryco Slatterus]; John Jameson (flashback); Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (flashback); Man-Bull (flashback); Doctor Doom (flashback); Volcana (flashback); Wrecker (flashback); Thunderball (flashback); Piledriver (flashback); Bulldozer (flashback); Absorbing Man (flashback); Dr. Octopus (flashback); Molecule Man (flashback); Enchantress (flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (flashback)
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What If the Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man? (Table of Contents: 15)

Spider-Man / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Keith Williams
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Wasp]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Black Bolt; Aunt May Parker; Mary Jane Watson; Watcher [Uatu]; CAMEOS: Venom [Eddie Brock]; Curt Connors [Lizard]; Thing; Invisible Woman; Franklin Richards; Avengers West Coast [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Mockingbird; Wonder Man; Tigra]; Surtur
Synopsis
The alien costume fully posseses Spider-Man and goes on to possess Hulk and Thor.
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Brave New World (Table of Contents: 16)

Secret Wars / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Farber
Pencils
Gregg Schigiel [as Gregg Schiegiel]
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Paul Tutrone
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos; Virtual Calligraphy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Rogue; Captain America; Storm; Wolverine; Hawkeye; She-Hulk; Professor X; Human Torch; Molecule Man; Volcana; Absorbing Man; Wrecker; Spider-Man; Wasp; Dr. Doom; Klaw; Hulk; Watcher; Sentinels; Secret Warriors [Crusader; Bravado; Mustang; Firefly; Torrent] (Introduction)
Synopsis
25 years after the Secret Wars, children of the heroes and villains fight anew.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Secret Wars
  2. 1. The War Begins
    Marvel Super Heroes
  3. 2. Prisoners of War!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  4. 3. Tempest Without, Crisis Within!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  5. 4. Situation: Hopeless!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  6. 5. The Battle of Four Armies!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  7. 6. A Little Death...
    Marvel Super Heroes
  8. 7. Berserker!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  9. 8. Invasion
    Marvel Super Heroes
  10. 9. Assault on Galactus!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  11. 10. Death to the Beyonder
    Marvel Super Heroes
  12. 11. ...And Dust to Dust!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  13. 12. ...Nothing to Fear...
    Marvel Super Heroes
  14. 13. This Secret Love--!
    Thor
  15. 14. Skeeter
    She-Hulk
  16. 15. What If the Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man?
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. Brave New World
    Secret Wars
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