(September 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-05-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor)

The X-Men Strike Back! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Layton (signed as LAYTON)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed as Wiacek)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Jim Rhodes]
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Rogue [Anna Marie]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]
Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Battle of Four Armies! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Shooter (credited)
Pencils
Bob Layton (credited)
Inks
John Beatty (credited)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I should have known -- !
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Captain America [Steve Rogers] (also in flashback); Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (also in flashback); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (also in flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (also in flashback); She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters] (also in flashback); Thor [Thor Odinson] (also in flashback); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo flashback)
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (also in flashback); Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (also in flashback); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (also in flashback)
The Wrecking Crew: Bulldozer [Henry Camp] (villain, also in flashback); Piledriver [Brian Calusky] (villain, also in flashback); Thunderball [Eliot Franklin] (villain, also in flashback); Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite] (villain, also in flashback)
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin] (also in flashback); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (also in flashback); Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner] (also in flashback); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (also in flashback); Rogue [Anna Marie] (also in flashback); Storm [Ororo Munroe] (also in flashback); Wolverine [Logan] (also in flashback)
Absorbing Man (villain, also in flashback); Ariel [Kitty Pryde] (cameo flashback); Beyonder (cameo flashback); Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (villain, also in flashback); Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius] (villain, also in flashback); Enchantress [Amora] (villain, also in flashback); Galactus [Galan] (villain, also in flashback); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (also in flashback); Kang [Nathaniel Richards] (Other Earth - Earth-6311) (cameo flashback); Lizard [Curt Connors] (cameo flashback); Magneto [Erik Lehnsherr] (villain, also in flashback); Molecule Man [Owen Reece] (villain, also in flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (also in flashback); Titania [Mary MacPherran] (villain); Ultron (villain, also in flashback); Volcana [Marsha Rosenberg] (villain); Zsaji (also in flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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 into 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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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The X-Men Strike Back!
    Marvel Super Heroes
  2. 1. The Battle of Four Armies!
    Marvel Super Heroes
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Björn Eklöf
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nuno Miranda
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Stéphane PETIT
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Eric Rom