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The Avengers battle the Defenders in comics' first great crossover battle royale! It's hero against hero in the sensational summer hit of 1973: Cap vs. Namor! Thor vs. Hulk! It's the original, and there's never been another one like it. All this, plus the origin of Mantis; an all-hands-on-deck battle with the Zodiac; the Avengers vs. Thanos and the Cosmic Cube; a Giant-Size adventure alongside Golden Age heroes Miss America and the Whizzer; the wedding of Quicksilver and Crystal; the return of Ultron; and an increasingly tense love triangle between the Scarlet Witch, the Vision and Mantis! And as an added bonus feature, rare Avengers pinups, profiles and more from the pages of the '70s fanzine FOOM! Collecting AVENGERS (1963) #115-128, GIANT-SIZE AVENGERS (1974) #1, DEFENDERS (1972) #8-11, CAPTAIN MARVEL (1968) #33 and FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #150.
- Issue # TPB (4 months ago)
Stephen Strange was a man like any other. Proud. Arrogant. Cynical. But that was before a tragic accident robbed him of his surgeon's skill, and sent him on a quest for knowledge that would take him to the remotest regions of the far east. There under the tutelage of the ageless Ancient One, the mysteries of the universe were laid out before him, and he became a man quite unlike any other; Doctor Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts! Collects Marvel Premiere (1972) #9-10 and #12-14, and Doctor Strange (1974 2nd Series) #1-2 and #4-5.
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A street cable car holding 59 passengers in San Francisco is struck by a mysterious lightning bolt that imbues each passenger with a super power, changing them into Ultras. Later at night, a mysterious woman with powers arrives at the scene where the lightning bolt struck, causing a commotion with people who were on the cable car and the police. Six strangers from the cable car accident step up to battle the mysterious woman when she attacks the police officers. The mysterious woman takes off into the sky, leaving the six strangers to contemplate that she may have the answers behind the reason they have ultra powers. The six figure out that she must have flew into the only cloud in the sky and decide to follow her using one of the stranger's private jet.
Escaping captivity aboard a Spider-Alien starship, Aric, the Visigoth, steals the aliens' greatest weapon: the Manowar Class X-O Armor! Returning to Earth, Aric is dismayed to find that 1600 years have passed -- it's a whole new world! Befriended by Ken Clarkson, Aric must learn to cope with a new society. But the aliens are hot on his trail, eager to reclaim the devastating armor known to Aric as the "Good Skin"!...
Green Lantern Corps Volume 1 focused on the Green Lantern Corps and a group. The series had the first appearance of the Rocket Red Brigade.
6-issue miniseries reuniting one of the great Batman creative teams of the 1970s! In DARK DETECTIVE, The Joker enters a gubernatorial election using the campaign slogan "Vote for me or I'll kill you!" Will it persuade voters?
Because you demanded it - the West Coast Avengers in their own monthly series! Ultron-12 wants Wonder Man! The fight the West Coast Avengers put up to stop him is so titanic, it took 48 pages and a cross-over to THE VISION AND SCARLET WITCH #1 to tell it! Plus: the return of Henry Pym!
Collects Marvel Preview #4, 11, 14-15, 18 (Star-Lord stories); Marvel Super Special #10 (Star-Lord story); Marvel Spotlight (1979) #6-7; Marvel Premiere #61; Star-Lord (1996) #1-3.Star-Lord's sensational seventies sci-fi sagas are collected in one volume! After aliens killed Peter Quill's mother, he became an astronaut, hoping to find the killers and take revenge...until a fateful encounter with the Master of the Sun unlocked Quill's true destiny! Now, as the intergalactic policeman Star-Lord, Quill faces alien slavers, space pirates, world-destroying ships, ancient space arks, vengeful beast-men, winged cloud-riders, symbiotic planetoids and more!
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Collects Tomb of Dracula #44, Dr. Strange (1974) #14, 58-62.It's the Sorcerer Supreme against the Emperor of the Undead! Dracula wants Earth to fall under the spell of the Darkhold, but Doctor Strange has joined Blade and the Nightstalkers in a quest to vanquish all vampires! See the origins of vampirism itself unveiled! Guest-starring the Scarlet Witch and NEXTWAVE's Monica!
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
He's a synthetic man! She's a mutant sorceress! Once they were outcasts, but now they have each other, and a love which can withstand every danger they face! Steve Englehart and Richard Howell present…Vision and the Scarlet Witch!
Johnny Domino was a gifted saxophonist that was struck in a car accident. A piece of metal was embedded in his brain because of the accident but he miraculously lived. More than living, Johnny Domino gained the ability to telepathically read evil thoughts and his eyes were permanently dialated, so he could see better in the dark. Feeling responsible with ihs powers, Johnny Domino became the Night Man, saving innocents across San Francisco.
Steve Gerber's Defenders run comes to its revolutionary conclusion! Gerber consistently broke the boundaries of what a super-hero comic could be, and his Headmen saga stands as one of the high points in a celebrated career. From the Elf With a Gun to Bambi and the Bozos, Gerber wove together an unlikely cast with a challenging critique of the era's culture. His stories would influence a generation of new writers — and with artwork by the stellar team of Sal Buscema and Klaus Janson, Defenders is an indisputable '70s Marvel masterpiece. And we've topped it off with the classic Defenders/Howard the Duck MARVEL TREASURY EDITION team-up. Need we say more?
Millennium Week 1. Week one of DC's company-wide crossover of 1987 gets underway by informing readers that the Manhunters were created as a force for good three-and-a-half billion years ago by the Guardians of the Universe. However, they have turned against their masters and are now gunning for Earth's heroes and for ten special "chosen ones" that have been selected by the Guardians. Various DC characters, such as Wally West's dad, are revealed to be Manhunters.