Heroes #1
(December 2001)

Marvel, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.50 USD; 5.25 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
2001
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
759606052301 00111
Editing
Joe Quesada (editor in chief)
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

"The world's greatest super hero creators honor the world's greatest heroes". September 11 commemorative edition with pin-up artwork. Proceeds of the sale of HEROES went to the Twin Tower Fund, which is providing financial aid to families of firefighters, police officers, and other uniformed personnel who died during the attack on the World Trade Center.

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Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

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Script
Joe Quesada (credited)
Pencils
Sam Kieth (credited, signed)
Inks
Sam Kieth (credited, signed)
Colors
Sam Kieth (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happened on September 11, 2001 was not God's will.
Characters
Hulk
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George Pérez (credited) (signed as George Perez)
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George Pérez (credited) (signed as George Perez)
Colors
Tom Smith (credited) (signed as Tom Smith)

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?
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Alan Davis (credited, signed)
Inks
Robin Riggs (credited) (signed as ROBIN RIGGS)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Prentice (credited, signed)

Characters
Silver Surfer
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Joe Kubert (credited) (signed as Joe Kubert)
Inks
Joe Kubert (credited) (signed as Joe Kubert)
Colors
Joe Kubert (credited) (signed as Joe Kubert)

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Pencils
Lee Ferguson (credited, signed)
Inks
Norm Rapmund (credited) (signed as RAPMUND.)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI)

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Pencils
Sal Velluto (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Almond (credited, signed)
Colors
Chris Dickey (credited, signed)

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Mike Deodato (credited as Mike Deodato Jr.) (signed as Mike Deodato Jr.)
Inks
Mike Deodato (credited as Mike Deodato Jr.) (signed as Mike Deodato Jr.)
Colors
Dennis Calero (credited)

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
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Pencils
J. H. Williams III (signed as J. H. Williams III) (credited as JH Williams III)
Inks
José Villarrubia (signed) (credited as Jose Villarrubia)
Colors
José Villarrubia (signed) (credited as Jose Villarrubia)

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Pencils
Frank Miller (credited) (signed as FM [lamba-shaped M])
Inks
Frank Miller (credited) (signed as FM [lamba-shaped M])
Colors
Alex Sinclair (credited)

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]

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Nelson (credited) (signed as Nelson)
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Nelson (credited) (signed as Nelson)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited)

Synopsis
Firefighters raising a flag at Ground Zero.
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Frank Quitely (credited)
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Frank Quitely (credited)
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Hi-Fi (credited)

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Fabian Nicieza (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Zircher (credited, signed)
Inks
Derek Fridolfs (credited, signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a middle school outside of Dearborn, Michigan, ...

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Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Carlos Pacheco (credited) (signed as CARLOS PACHECO)
Inks
Jesús Merino (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And there came a day, a day unlike any other...
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Captain America; Iron Man; Wasp]
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Dan Jurgens (credited, signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (credited)
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski (credited)

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Pencils
Richard Corben (credited, signed)
Inks
Richard Corben (credited, signed)
Colors
Francisco Ruiz Velasco (credited) (signed as F)

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John Romita (credited as John Romita Sr.) (signed as ROMITA)
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?
Colors
Udon Studios (credited) (signed as Udon); Angelo Tsang (signed as Ang Tsang)

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Igor Kordej (credited as Igor Kordey)
Inks
Igor Kordej (credited as Igor Kordey)
Colors
Chris Chuckry (credited)

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Brian Stelfreeze (credited) (signed as B. Stelfreeze)
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Brian Stelfreeze (credited) (signed as B. Stelfreeze)
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze (credited) (signed as B. Stelfreeze)

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Pencils
Rob Haynes (credited, signed)
Inks
Tim Townsend (credited, signed)
Colors
David Self (credited, signed)

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]

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Script
Stuart Moore (credited)
Pencils
Phil Winslade (credited, signed)
Inks
Phil Winslade (credited, signed)
Colors
Chris Chuckry (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
9:00 AM A tower on fire
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Script
Kaare Andrews (credited) (signed as kaare [lowercase])
Pencils
Kaare Andrews (credited) (signed as kaare [lowercase]) (painting)
Inks
Kaare Andrews (credited) (signed as kaare [lowercase]) (painting)
Colors
Kaare Andrews (credited) (signed as kaare [lowercase]) (painting)
Letters
Kaare Andrews (credited) (signed as kaare [lowercase])

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We dig...
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Tim Bradstreet (credited) (signed as Tim Bradstreet)
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Tim Bradstreet (credited) (signed as Tim Bradstreet)
Colors
José Villarrubia (credited as Jose Villarrubia)

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J. Scott Campbell (credited) (signed as Campbell [3-line-E])
Inks
J. Scott Campbell (credited) (signed as Campbell [3-line-E])
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI)

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rogue; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]

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John Stanisci (credited)
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?
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited); Paul Mounts (credited)

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Jim Lee (credited) (signed as JIM LEE)
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Jim Lee (credited) (signed as JIM LEE)
Colors
Alex Sinclair (credited) (signed as Sinc')

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Douglas Wheatley (credited as Doug Wheatley)
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Douglas Wheatley (credited as Doug Wheatley)
Colors
Douglas Wheatley (credited as Doug Wheatley) (greytones)

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Greg Hildebrandt (credited, signed); Tim Hildebrandt (credited, signed)
Inks
Greg Hildebrandt (credited, signed); Tim Hildebrandt (credited, signed)
Colors
Greg Hildebrandt (credited, signed); Tim Hildebrandt (credited, signed)

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Paul Dini (credited)
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Walter Simonson (credited) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited) (signed as Simonson (stegosaurus))
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The policeman is your best friend.
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Script
Kevin Smith (credited)
Pencils
Joe Quesada (credited) (signed as Q UESADA)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (credited) (signed as McFarlane)
Colors
Richard Isanove (credited) (signed as Isanove)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hero's thoughts

Diagram of Heroes (Table of Contents: 30)

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David Mack (credited) (signed as MACK)
Pencils
David Mack (credited) (signed as MACK)
Inks
David Mack (credited) (signed as MACK)
Colors
David Mack (credited) (signed as MACK)
Letters
David Mack (credited) (signed as MACK)

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Alan Moore (credited)
Pencils
Dave Gibbons (credited)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (credited)
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The other building falls.

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Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
Neal Adams (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Impossible acts of shock and horror.
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Pencils
Alex Ross (credited, signed) (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (credited, signed) (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (credited, signed) (painting)

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Humberto Ramos (credited) (signed as Ramos)
Inks
Wayne Faucher (credited) (signed as FAUCHER)
Colors
Edgar Delgado (credited, signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With love and respect to all the real heroes of America
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Heroes among Us (Table of Contents: 35)

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Jim Shooter (credited)
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ChrisCross (credited)
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Rick Ketcham (credited)
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Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
typeset

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Steve Rude (credited)
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Steve Rude (credited)
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Steve Rude (credited)

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Robert Weinberg (credited)
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Tom Derenick (credited) (signed as T Derenick)
Inks
Tom Derenick (credited) (signed as T Derenick)
Colors
Tom Derenick (credited) (signed as T Derenick)
Letters
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Make no mistake, this was an attack launched not only on the World Trade Center, ...

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Graham Nolan (credited, signed)
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?
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI); Ben (credited) [as BEN] (signed)

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Pencils
Tom Raney (credited, signed)
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Scott Hanna (credited, signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited, signed)

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Chris Claremont (credited)
Pencils
Salvador Larroca (credited) (signed as SALVADOR)
Inks
?
Colors
Liquid! (credited)

Characters
Bishop; Storm [Ororo Munroe]

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John Figueroa (credited)
Pencils
Alberto Ponticelli (credited, signed)
Inks
Alberto Ponticelli (credited, signed)
Colors
Francesco Ponzi (credited)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moving through a cloud thick with smoke, glass, concrete, and murder, ...

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Evan Dorkin (credited)
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Evan Dorkin (credited)
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Sarah Dyer (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can't stop New York

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Joe Madureira (credited) (signed as MAD! [thin lines])
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Joe Madureira (credited) (signed as MAD! [thin lines])
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Joe Madureira (credited) (signed as MAD! [thin lines])

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Bill Sienkiewicz (credited)
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Bill Sienkiewicz (credited)
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Bill Sienkiewicz (credited)

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Tom Palmer (credited) (signed as PALMER)
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Tom Palmer (credited) (signed as PALMER)
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Tom Palmer (credited) (signed as PALMER)

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The Song of the Lost (Table of Contents: 46)

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Neil Gaiman (credited)
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Jae Lee (credited)
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Jae Lee (credited)
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José Villarrubia (credited as Jose Villarrubia)
Letters
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Mark Bagley (credited, signed)
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Art Thibert (credited, signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI)

Indexer Notes

The art is also signed by "BENSON" and by what looks like "BEN [3-line E]".

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Michael Avon Oeming (credited, signed)
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Michael Avon Oeming (credited, signed)
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Tom Smith (credited, signed)

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Stan Lee (credited)
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Kyle Hotz (credited)
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Kyle Hotz (credited)
Colors
Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A day there was of monumental villainy.
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]

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John Cassaday (credited) (signed as JC)
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John Cassaday (credited) (signed as JC)
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John Cassaday (credited) (signed as JC)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ashes to ashes

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Sean Chen (credited) (signed as CHEN)
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Norman Lee (credited, signed)
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Pete Pantazis (credited, signed)

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Paul Pope (credited)
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Paul Pope (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited); Zylonol Studio (credited)

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Mike McKone (credited)
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Mark McKenna (credited)
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Hi-Fi (credited)

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Dale Keown (credited) (signed as DKeown)
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Dale Keown (credited) (signed as DKeown)
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Dale Keown (credited) (signed as DKeown)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strongest one there is.
Characters
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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Georges Jeanty (credited, signed)
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Dexter Vines (credited) (signed as Vines [oval dot "i"])
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Hi-Fi (credited) (signed as Hi * FI)

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Jim Krueger (credited)
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Phil Hester (credited)
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Phil Hester (credited)
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Hi-Fi (credited)
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Words fail to describe what we feel.

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Adam Kubert (credited, signed)
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Richard Isanove (credited) (signed as Isanove)

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["Heroism feels and never reasons and is therefore always right." - Ralph Waldo Emerson] (Table of Contents: 58)

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Stuart Immonen (credited)
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Stuart Immonen (credited)
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Stuart Immonen (credited)
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Storm [Ororo Munroe]
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Mike Allred (credited) (signed as ALLRED M.D.)
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Mike Allred (credited) (signed as ALLRED M.D.)
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Laura Allred (credited)

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Beast [Hank McCoy]
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Gail Simone (credited)
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Doreen Mulryan (credited)
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Doreen Mulryan (credited)
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Doreen Mulryan (credited)
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In the midsts of the horror...
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  2. 1. ["What happened on September 11, 2001 was not God's will."]
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  13. 12. ["In a middle school outside of Dearborn, Michigan, ..."]
  14. 13. ["And there came a day, a day unlike any other..."]
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  21. 20. ["9:00 AM A tower on fire"]
  22. 21. ["We dig..."]
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  29. 28. ["The policeman is your best friend."]
  30. 29. ["A hero's thoughts"]
  31. 30. Diagram of Heroes
  32. 31. ["The other building falls."]
  33. 32. ["Impossible acts of shock and horror."]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. ["With love and respect to all the real heroes of America"]
  36. 35. Heroes among Us
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  38. 37. ["Make no mistake, this was an attack launched not only on the World Trade Center, ..."]
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  42. 41. ["Moving through a cloud thick with smoke, glass, concrete, and murder, ..."]
  43. 42. ["You can't stop New York"]
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  47. 46. The Song of the Lost
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  50. 49. ["A day there was of monumental villainy."]
  51. 50. ["Ashes to ashes"]
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  55. 54. ["Strongest one there is."]
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  57. 56. ["Words fail to describe what we feel."]
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  59. 58. ["Heroism feels and never reasons and is therefore always right." - Ralph Waldo Emerson]
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  61. 60. ["In the midsts of the horror..."]
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