(2008)

Marvel, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
99.99 USD; 104.99 CAD
Pages
504 ?
On-sale Date
2008-12-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing Inc.
Brand
Marvel Omnibus [lines, no box]; Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]; Marvel [connected to the UPC box]
ISBN
978-0-7851-3110-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785131106 59999
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (credited) (collection editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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 [Cyclops [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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Keywords
Secret Wars

Prologue: The War to End All Wars! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Endings!] (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 3.3 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern; Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Synopsis
Spider-Man swings into Central Park to find a giant alien complex that he feels compelled to enter. He is off to the Secret Wars.
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[Whose Life Is It, Anyway?] (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Dan Green; Bob Wiacek; John Romita Jr.
Inks
Dan Green; Bob Wiacek
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]
Synopsis
The X-Men leave for Secret Wars.
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[Epilogue] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Avengers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Paul Neary
Inks
Eduardo Barreto
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor [Thor Odinson]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Mockingbird; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Starfox; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]]
Synopsis
The Avengers leave for Secret Wars.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Iron Man / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Luke McDonnell
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, well, what do we have here?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [James Rhodes]
Synopsis
Iron Man vanishes mysteriously in Central Park.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hulk / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The light yields up an edifice, a strange, Stonehenge-like construct.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Synopsis
The Hulk is distracted by a structure in Central Park and leaves for Secret Wars.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Thing / comic story / 1.4 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Hilary Barta
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reed... What...?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic
Synopsis
The Thing, The Torch, and Mr. Fantastic are whisked away to The Secret Wars planet.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can the combined might of Earth's most powerful super heroes defeat the ultimate menace?!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Wolverine [Logan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]
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The War Begins (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Kang (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Lizard (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Absorbing Man (villain)
Synopsis
Heroes and villains each find themselves in spaceships. 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Magneto; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]
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Prisoners of War! (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Kang (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Lizard (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Absorbing Man (villain)
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 as Ben Grimm.
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The Crisis Within! (Table of Contents: 12)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Cyclops; Professor X; Wolverine [Logan]; Rogue; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Tempest Without, Crisis Within! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

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]; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Kang (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Titania (villain, introduction); Volcana (villain, 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. Spider-Man 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beneath one hundred and fifty billion tons, stands the Hulk-- --and he's not happy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Ben Grimm [Thing]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]
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Situation: Hopeless! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Bob Layton
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]; Zsaji (introduction); Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Kang (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Kitty Pryde (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The villains defeat the heroes in battle, rescue their captured comrades and destroy their base. While 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 X-Men Strike Back! (Table of Contents: 16)

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Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Storm; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Cyclops; Wolverine [Logan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Dr. Octopus; Absorbing Man; Wrecker
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The Battle of Four Armies! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Bob Layton
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; Thor; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain); Kitty Pryde (cameo flashback); Kang (cameo flashback); Wasp (cameo flashback); Lizard (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
When Galactus' home ship arrives, all of the factions scramble to devise a plan to deal with this. Human 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Galactus; Ultron; Lizard; Dr. Doom; Doctor Octopus; Absorbing Man; Klaw; Titania; Piledriver; Thunderball; Wrecker; Volcana; Enchantress
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A Little Death... (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 24 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Lizard (villain); Klaw (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain);Absorbing Man (villain);Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain); Dazzler (cameo flashback); Kitty Pryde (cameo flashback); Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (cameo 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. After Xavier mind probes the planet and learns a little of Doom's plans, he sends half of the X-Men to spy on the villains. Colossus develops feelings for Zsaji. Cyclops, Wolverine and Rogue take on Doom's small task force and Wolverine badly hurts the Molecule Man. 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The death of an Avenger! The X-Men's greatest battle! And, introducing the all-new Spider-Woman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Wolverine [Logan]; Rogue; Absorbing Man; Titania; Volcana; Dr. Octopus; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
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Berserker! (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 24 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter] (introduction); Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Lizard (villain); Klaw (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain)
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 to seek 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amid the chaos, there comes a costume--!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Octopus; Titania; Molecule Man; Enchantress; Bulldozer; Wrecker; Absorbing Man
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Invasion (Table of Contents: 23)

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; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Lizard (villain); Klaw (villain); Ultron (villain); Enchantress (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain)
Synopsis
The heroes invade the bad guys 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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Cyclops; Professor X; Wolverine [Logan]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Galactus
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Assault on Galactus! (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 25 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Klaw (villain); Invisible Girl (cameo); Franklin Richards (cameo); Absorbing Man (cameo); Dr. Octopus (cameo); Lizard (cameo); Kang (cameo flashback); Enchantress (cameo flashback); Wrecker (cameo flashback); Thunderball (cameo flashback); Piledriver (cameo flashback); Bulldozer (cameo flashback); Molecule Man (cameo flashback); Ultron (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The X-Men reunite with the rest of the heroes as they make a last ditch effort to prevent Galactus from eating Battleworld. Spider-Man 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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Against the Beyonder... to the Death! (Table of Contents: 26)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom
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Death to the Beyonder (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 26 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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Galactus (villain); Magneto (villain); Klaw (villain); Absorbing Man (cameo); Lizard (cameo); Wrecker (cameo); Thunderball (cameo); Piledriver (cameo); Mephisto (cameo flashback); Bulldozer (cameo flashback); Dr. Octopus (cameo flashback); Molecule Man (cameo flashback); Enchantress (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
As Galactus eats his world 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 the 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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The Face of Doom (Table of Contents: 28)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Professor X; Thor [Donald Blake]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Doctor Doom
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...And Dust to Dust! (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Nel Yomtov
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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Zsaji; Dr. Doom (villain); Magneto (villain); Klaw (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Lizard (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Enchantress (villain); Kang (cameo)
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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After the Big Bang! (Table of Contents: 30)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom; Mr. Fantastic; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops; Professor X; Wolverine [Logan]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Rogue; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Iron Man [James Rhodes]
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...Nothing to Fear... (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 43 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty; Arthur Adams; Art Nichols; Joe Rubinstein
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; Thor; Wasp; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Lockheed; Zsaji (death); Dr. Doom (villain); Magneto (villain); Klaw (villain); Absorbing Man (villain); Lizard (villain); Wrecker (villain); Thunderball (villain); Piledriver (villain); Bulldozer (villain); Dr. Octopus (villain); Molecule Man (villain); Enchantress (villain); Ultron (villain); Titania (villain); Volcana (villain)
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 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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A number of uncredited inkers worked on this book to beat the deadline of which Art Adams sequence is the most recognizable.

Epilogue (Table of Contents: 32)

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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
By the time the Secret Wars ended, the Marvel Universe had been put through some pretty major changes.
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Crisis on Battleworld! (Table of Contents: 33)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Enchantress; Dr. Doom; Wrecker; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Absorbing Man; Ultron; Kang; Titania
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This Secret Love--! (Table of Contents: 34)

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; fantasy-supernatural
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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

She-Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mayhew
Inks
Mike Mayhew
Colors
Mike Mayhew
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Titania
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Skeeter (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Hulk; Thor; Mr. Fantastic; Black Cat
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What If the Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man? (Table of Contents: 38)

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]; Venom [Eddie Brock] (cameo); Curt Connors [Lizard] (cameo); Thing (cameo); Invisible Woman (cameo); Franklin Richards (cameo); Avengers West Coast [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Mockingbird; Wonder Man; Tigra] (cameos); Surtur (cameo)
Synopsis
The alien costume fully possesses Spider-Man and goes on to possess Hulk and Thor.
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25 Years Later...Comes a New Generation of Heroes! (Table of Contents: 39)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gregg Schigiel
Inks
José Marzán Jr.
Colors
McNabb Studios
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Hawkeye; She-Hulk; Storm; Wolverine; Rogue; Thor; Human Torch; Wasp; Crusader; Bravado; Mustang; Torrent; Firefly
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Keywords
Secret Wars

Brave New World (Table of Contents: 40)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Faerber
Pencils
Gregg Schigiel
Inks
José Marzán 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, the children of the heroes and villains fight anew.
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Keywords
Secret Wars

Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars: The Toys! (Table of Contents: 42)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jason Geyer
Pencils
Mario Bava
Inks
Mario Bava
Colors
Mario Bava
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The history of the Secret Wars action figure line, including the European versions.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Secret Wars #1 Cover Pencils by Mike Zeck
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Wolverine [Logan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Kitty Pryde; Thor; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]
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Secret Wars #1 Cover Inks (Table of Contents: 44)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck

Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Wolverine [Logan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Kitty Pryde; Thor; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]

Secrets of the Secret Wars (Table of Contents: 45)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Wolverine [Logan]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rogue; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Kitty Pryde
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Are You Ready for Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (Table of Contents: 46)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Lerer
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
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Secret Wars #2 Cover Pencils by Mike Zeck (Table of Contents: 47)

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Pencils
Mike Zeck (credited)

Genre
superhero

Secret Wars #4 Unused Cover Art by Bob Layton (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Layton (credited)
Pencils
Bob Layton (credited)
Inks
Bob Layton (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Secret Wars #6 Unused Cover (Table of Contents: 49)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty

Genre
superhero
Characters
Galactus; Enchantress; Wrecking Crew [Thunderball; Wrecker; Piledriver]; Absorbing Man; Titania; Kang; Lizard; Molecule Man; Volcana; Klaw; Doctor Doom; Doctor Octopus; Ultron
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Secret Wars #7 Unused Cover (Table of Contents: 50)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Titania; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Absorbing Man; Volcana; Rogue; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Professor X
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Secret Wars TPB (1992) Cover by Mike Zeck (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
?
Pencils
Mike Zeck (credited)
Inks
Mike Zeck (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Thor [Thor Odinson]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; X-Men [Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Colossus [Peter Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
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Keywords
Secret Wars

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Liquid!

Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Thor [Thor Odinson]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; The X-Men [Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Colossus [Peter Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Keywords
Secret Wars

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Tom Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; X-Men [Cyclops [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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Keywords
Secret Wars

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross
Inks
Alex Ross
Colors
Alex Ross
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; X-Men [Cyclops [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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Secret Wars
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Prologue: The War to End All Wars!
  3. 2. [Endings!]
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [Whose Life Is It, Anyway?]
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Epilogue]
    The Avengers
  6. 5. ["Well, well, what do we have here?"]
    Iron Man
  7. 6. ["The light yields up an edifice, a strange, Stonehenge-like construct."]
    Hulk
  8. 7. ["Reed... What...?"]
    The Thing
  9. 8. ["Can the combined might of Earth's most powerful super heroes defeat the ultimate menace?!!"]
  10. 9. The War Begins
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Prisoners of War!
  13. 12. The Crisis Within!
  14. 13. Tempest Without, Crisis Within!
  15. 14. ["Beneath one hundred and fifty billion tons, stands the Hulk-- --and he's not happy!"]
  16. 15. Situation: Hopeless!
  17. 16. The X-Men Strike Back!
  18. 17. The Battle of Four Armies!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. A Little Death...
  21. 20. ["The death of an Avenger! The X-Men's greatest battle! And, introducing the all-new Spider-Woman!"]
  22. 21. Berserker!
  23. 22. ["Amid the chaos, there comes a costume--!"]
  24. 23. Invasion
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. Assault on Galactus!
  27. 26. Against the Beyonder... to the Death!
  28. 27. Death to the Beyonder
  29. 28. The Face of Doom
  30. 29. ...And Dust to Dust!
  31. 30. After the Big Bang!
  32. 31. ...Nothing to Fear...
  33. 32. Epilogue
  34. 33. Crisis on Battleworld!
    Thor
  35. 34. This Secret Love--!
    Thor
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    She-Hulk
  37. 36. Skeeter
    She-Hulk
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  39. 38. What If the Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man?
    Spider-Man
  40. 39. 25 Years Later...Comes a New Generation of Heroes!
  41. 40. Brave New World
  42. 41. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars
  43. 42. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars: The Toys!
  44. 43. ["Secret Wars #1 Cover Pencils by Mike Zeck"]
  45. 44. Secret Wars #1 Cover Inks
  46. 45. Secrets of the Secret Wars
  47. 46. Are You Ready for Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars
  48. 47. Secret Wars #2 Cover Pencils by Mike Zeck
  49. 48. Secret Wars #4 Unused Cover Art by Bob Layton
  50. 49. Secret Wars #6 Unused Cover
  51. 50. Secret Wars #7 Unused Cover
  52. 51. Secret Wars TPB (1992) Cover by Mike Zeck
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
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